The Lord responded 1 to his people, “Look! I am about to restore your grain 2 as well as fresh wine and olive oil. You will be fully satisfied. 3 I will never again make you an object of mockery among the nations.
My people, recall how King Balak of Moab planned to harm you, 1 how Balaam son of Beor responded to him. Recall how you journeyed from Shittim to Gilgal, so you might acknowledge that the Lord has treated you fairly.” 2
Jesus 1 answered them, “I will also ask you one question. If you answer me then I will also tell you by what authority I do these things.
He said to them, “Elijah does indeed come first, and restores all things. And why is it written that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be despised?
Then Jesus told them, “I tell you the solemn truth, 1 it is not Moses who has given you the bread from heaven, but my Father is giving you the true bread from heaven.
Then 1 the Judeans 2 responded, 3 “Now we know you’re possessed by a demon! 4 Both Abraham and the prophets died, and yet 5 you say, ‘If anyone obeys 6 my teaching, 7 he will never experience 8 death.’ 9
Peter then told her, “Why have you agreed together to test the Spirit of the Lord? Look! The feet of those who have buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out!”
So all of you approached me and said, “Let’s send some men ahead of us to scout out the land and bring us back word as to how we should attack it and what the cities are like there.”
Then you responded to me and admitted, “We have sinned against the Lord. We will now go up and fight as the Lord our God has told us to do.” So you each put on your battle gear and prepared to go up to the hill country.
Phinehas son of Eleazar, son of Aaron, was serving the Lord 1 in those days), “Should we 2 once more march out to fight the Benjaminites our brothers, 3 or should we 4 quit?” The Lord said, “Attack, for tomorrow I will hand them 5 over to you.”
Jonadab, the son of David’s brother Shimeah, said, “My lord should not say, ‘They have killed all the young men who are the king’s sons.’ For only Amnon is dead. This is what Absalom has talked about 1 from the day that Amnon 2 humiliated his sister Tamar.
Asa took all the silver and gold that was left in the treasuries of the Lord’s temple and of the royal palace and handed it to his servants. He then told them to deliver it 1 to Ben Hadad son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, ruler in Damascus, along with this message:
Then you 1 will invoke the name of your god, and I will invoke the name of the Lord. The god who responds with fire will demonstrate that he is the true God.” 2 All the people responded, “This will be a fair test.” 3
So they put sackcloth around their waists and ropes on their heads and went to the king of Israel. They said, “Your servant 1 Ben Hadad says, ‘Please let me live!’” Ahab 2 replied, “Is he still alive? He is my brother.” 3