She told them, “Head 1 to the hill country, so the ones chasing you don’t find you. 2 Hide from them there for three days, long enough for those chasing you 3 to return. Then you can be on your way.”
The Danites said to him, “Don’t say another word to us, or some very angry men 1 will attack you, and you and your family will die.” 2
Naomi then said to her daughter-in-law Ruth, “It is good, my daughter, that you should go out to work with his female servants. 1 That way you will not be harmed, which could happen in another field.” 2
I also told them, 1 “If they are really prophets and the Lord is speaking to them, 2 let them pray earnestly to the Lord who rules over all. 3 Let them plead with him not to let the valuable articles that are still left in the Lord’s temple, in the royal palace, and in Jerusalem be taken away 4 to Babylon.