For there on my holy mountain, the high mountain of Israel, declares the sovereign Lord, all the house of Israel will serve me, all of them 1 in the land. I will accept them there, and there I will seek your contributions and your choice gifts, with all your holy things.
“So I will set apart as holy 1 the tent of meeting and the altar, and I will set apart as holy Aaron and his sons, that they may minister as priests to me.
the woven garments for serving 1 in the sanctuary, the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments for his sons to minister as priests.
According to the word of the Lord they were numbered, 1 by the authority of Moses, each according to his service and according to what he was to carry. 2 Thus were they numbered by him, 3 as the Lord had commanded Moses.
The young woman was very beautiful; she became the king’s nurse and served him, but the king did not have sexual relations with her. 1
He said, “Get some flour.” Then he threw it into the pot and said, “Now pour some out for the men so they may eat.” 1 There was no longer anything harmful in the pot.
and whenever burnt sacrifices were offered to the Lord on the Sabbath and at new moon festivals and assemblies. A designated number were to serve before the Lord regularly in accordance with regulations. 1
These all served in the days of Joiakim son of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and in the days of Nehemiah the governor and of Ezra the priestly scribe. 1
I will make you serve your enemies 1 in a land that you know nothing about. For my anger is like a fire that will burn against you.”
Fine linen from Egypt, woven with patterns, was used for your sail to serve as your banner; blue and purple from the coastlands of Elishah 1 was used for your deck’s awning.
He came and raised her up by gently taking her hand. Then the fever left her and she began to serve 1 them.
This will be a time for you to serve as witnesses. 1
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love you have demonstrated for his name, in having served and continuing to serve the saints.
But you and your sons with you are responsible for your priestly duties, for everything at the altar and within the curtain. And you must serve. I give you the priesthood as a gift for service; but the unauthorized person who approaches must be put to death.”
Beware that the heart of no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you turns away from the Lord our God today to pursue and serve the gods of those nations; beware that there is among you no root producing poisonous and bitter fruit. 1