Jesus stopped, called them, and said, “What do you want me to do for you?”
So the king got up, and with him the governor and Bernice and those sitting with them,
Instruct them, ‘Pick up twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan, from the very place where the priests 1 stand firmly, and carry them over with you and put them in the place where you camp tonight.’”
The five men who had gone to spy out the land broke in and stole 1 the carved image, the ephod, the personal idols, and the metal image, while the priest was standing at the entrance to the gate with the six hundred fully armed men. 2
Saul said to his servants who were stationed around him, “Listen up, you Benjaminites! Is Jesse’s son giving fields and vineyards to all of you? Or is he making all of you 1 commanders and officers? 2
So the satraps, prefects, governors, counselors, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all the other provincial authorities assembled for the dedication of the statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had erected. They were standing in front of the statue that Nebuchadnezzar had erected. 1
He takes his battle position 1 and shakes 2 the earth; with a mere look he frightens 3 the nations. The ancient mountains disintegrate; 4 the primeval hills are flattened. He travels on the ancient roads. 5
Then I spoke up, “Let a clean turban be put on his head.” So they put a clean turban on his head and clothed him, while the angel of the Lord stood nearby.
There was a great commotion, 1 and some experts in the law 2 from the party of the Pharisees stood up 3 and protested strongly, 4 “We find nothing wrong 5 with this man. What if a spirit or an angel has spoken to him?”
So I stood over him and put him to death, since I knew that he couldn’t live in such a condition. 1 Then I took the crown which was on his head and the 2 bracelet which was on his arm. I have brought them here to my lord.” 3
But Asahel 1 refused to turn aside. So Abner struck him in the abdomen with the back end of his 2 spear. The spear came out his back; Asahel 3 collapsed on the spot and died there right before Abner. 4 Everyone who now comes to the place where Asahel fell dead pauses in respect. 5
It so happened that on the third day Esther put on her royal attire and stood in the inner court of the palace, 1 opposite the king’s quarters. 2 The king was sitting on his royal throne in the palace, opposite the entrance. 3
Then some of the elders of Judah 1 stepped forward and spoke to all the people gathered there. They said,
So Peter got up and went with them, and 1 when he arrived 2 they brought him to the upper room. All 3 the widows stood beside him, crying and showing him 4 the tunics 5 and other clothing 6 Dorcas used to make 7 while she was with them.