“‘Observe – everyone who quotes proverbs will quote this proverb about you: “Like mother, like daughter.”
These are all destined to perish with use, founded as they are 1 on human commands and teachings. 2
But we know that the law is good if someone uses it legitimately,
Live 1 as free people, not using your freedom as a pretext for evil, but as God’s slaves. 2
They also took the pots, shovels, 1 trimming shears, 2 pans, and all the bronze utensils used by the priests. 3
So if someone cleanses himself of such behavior, 1 he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart, useful for the Master, prepared for every good work.
who was formerly useless to you, but is now useful to you 1 and me.
Has the potter no right to make from the same lump of clay 1 one vessel for special use and another for ordinary use? 2
Moreover, the fat of an animal that has died of natural causes 1 and the fat of an animal torn by beasts may be used for any other purpose, 2 but you must certainly never eat it.
“Make 1 two trumpets of silver; you are to make 2 them from a single hammered piece. 3 You will use them 4 for assembling the community and for directing the traveling of the camps.
I, the Lord, affirm 1 that I am opposed to those prophets who are using their own tongues to declare, ‘The Lord declares….’ 2
For by the standard you judge you will be judged, and the measure you use will be the measure you receive. 1
He also asked, “To what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use to present it?
All the gold that was used for the work, in all the work of the sanctuary 1 (namely, 2 the gold of the wave offering) was twenty-nine talents and 730 shekels, 3 according to the sanctuary shekel.
“Receive these gifts 1 from them, that they may be 2 used in doing the work 3 of the tent of meeting; and you must give them to the Levites, to every man 4 as his service requires.” 5
He said to her, “If they tie me tightly with brand new ropes that have never been used, 1 I will become weak and be just like any other man.”
He gave him 1 the prescribed weight for all the gold items to be used in various types of service in the Lord’s temple, for all the silver items to be used in various types of service, 2
for the gold lampstands and their gold lamps, including the weight of each lampstand and its lamps, for the silver lampstands, including the weight of each lampstand and its lamps, according to the prescribed use of each lampstand,
Indeed! If it was not made into anything useful when it was whole, how much less can it be made into anything when the fire has burned it up and it is charred?
those who use the world as though they were not using it to the full. For the present shape of this world is passing away.