I will save you from all your uncleanness. I will call for the grain and multiply it; I will not bring a famine on you.
I, Daniel, was exhausted 1 and sick for days. Then I got up and again carried out the king’s business. But I was astonished at the vision, and there was no one to explain it.
Not that I have already attained this – that is, I have not already been perfected – but I strive to lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus also laid hold of me. 1
So in the morning the older daughter 1 said to the younger, “Since I had sexual relations with my father last night, let’s make him drunk again tonight. 2 Then you go and have sexual relations with him so we can preserve our family line through our father.” 3
Samson spent half the night with the prostitute; then he got up in the middle of the night and left. 1 He grabbed the doors of the city gate, as well as the two posts, and pulled them right off, bar and all. 2 He put them on his shoulders and carried them up to the top of a hill east of Hebron. 3
But the thought of striking out against 1 Mordecai alone was repugnant to him, for he had been informed 2 of the identity of Mordecai’s people. 3 So Haman sought to destroy all the Jews (that is, the people of Mordecai) 4 who were in all the kingdom of Ahasuerus.
If you do not listen and take seriously 1 the need to honor my name,” says the Lord who rules over all, “I will send judgment 2 on you and turn your blessings into curses – indeed, I have already done so because you are not taking it to heart.
When Jacob came in from the fields that evening, Leah went out to meet him and said, “You must sleep 1 with me because I have paid for your services 2 with my son’s mandrakes.” So he had marital relations 3 with her that night.
but the fire which is on the altar must be kept burning on it. 1 It must not be extinguished. So the priest must kindle wood on it morning by morning, and he must arrange the burnt offering on it and offer the fat of the peace offering up in smoke on it.
Then Moses said to Aaron, “Take the censer, put burning coals from the altar in it, place incense on it, and go quickly into the assembly and make atonement for them, for wrath has gone out from the Lord – the plague has begun!”
Baasha son of Ahijah, from the tribe of Issachar, conspired against Nadab 1 and assassinated him in Gibbethon, which was in Philistine territory. This happened while Nadab and all the Israelite army were besieging Gibbethon.