is it a small thing that you have brought us up out of a land flowing with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness, but you must also make yourself a prince over us?
He spoke to the congregation, saying, "Depart, please, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest you be consumed in all their sins!"
But if the LORD make a new thing, and the ground open its mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain to them, and they go down alive into Sheol; then you shall understand that these men have despised the LORD."
You and your sons with you shall keep your priesthood for everything of the altar, and for that within the veil; and you shall serve: I give you the priesthood as a service of gift: and the stranger who comes near shall be put to death."
the LORD spoke to Aaron, "I, behold, I have given you the command of my wave offerings, even all the holy things of the children of Israel; to you have I given them by reason of the anointing, and to your sons, as a portion forever.
This shall be yours of the most holy things, [reserved] from the fire: every offering of theirs, even every meal offering of theirs, and every sin offering of theirs, and every trespass offering of theirs, which they shall render to me, shall be most holy for you and for your sons.
You shall eat of it like the most holy things. Every male shall eat of it. It shall be holy to you.
"Everything devoted in Israel shall be yours.
Everything that opens the womb, of all flesh which they offer to the LORD, both of man and animal shall be yours: nevertheless you shall surely redeem the firstborn of man, and you shall redeem the firstborn of unclean animals.
All the wave offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer to the LORD, have I given you, and your sons and your daughters with you, as a portion forever: it is a covenant of salt forever before the LORD to you and to your seed with you."
Your wave offering shall be reckoned to you, as though it were the grain of the threshing floor, and as the fullness of the winepress.
"Therefore you shall tell them, 'When you heave its best from it, then it shall be reckoned to the Levites as the increase of the threshing floor, and as the increase of the winepress.
You shall bear no sin by reason of it, when you have heaved from it its best: and you shall not profane the holy things of the children of Israel, that you not die.'"
The children of Israel said to him, "We will go up by the highway; and if we drink of your water, I and my livestock, then will I give its price: let me only, without [doing] anything [else], pass through on my feet."
They came to Balaam, and said to him, "Thus says Balak the son of Zippor, 'Please let nothing hinder you from coming to me:
Balaam said to Balak, "Behold, I have come to you: have I now any power at all to speak anything? The word that God puts in my mouth, that shall I speak."
When Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from the midst of the congregation, and took a spear in his hand;
"Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, in that he was jealous with my jealousy among them, so that I didn't consume the children of Israel in my jealousy.
The sons of Simeon after their families: of Nemuel, the family of the Nemuelites; of Jamin, the family of the Jaminites; of Jachin, the family of the Jachinites;
with the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a meal offering, mixed with the fourth part of a hin of beaten oil.
Its drink offering shall be the fourth part of a hin for the one lamb. You shall pour out a drink offering of strong drink to the LORD in the holy place.
Their drink offerings shall be half a hin of wine for a bull, and the third part of a hin for the ram, and the fourth part of a hin for a lamb: this is the burnt offering of every month throughout the months of the year.
Moses spoke to the heads of the tribes of the children of Israel, saying, "This is the thing which the LORD has commanded.
"But the vow of a widow, or of her who is divorced, [even] everything with which she has bound her soul, shall stand against her.
Moses sent them, one thousand of every tribe, to the war, them and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war, with the vessels of the sanctuary and the trumpets for the alarm in his hand.
As to every garment, and all that is made of skin, and all work of goats' [hair], and all things made of wood, you shall purify yourselves."
everything that may withstand the fire, you shall make to go through the fire, and it shall be clean; nevertheless it shall be purified with the water for impurity: and all that doesn't withstand the fire you shall make to go through the water.
Moses said to them, "If you will do this thing, if you will arm yourselves to go before the LORD to the war,
and the border shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall go down, and shall reach to the side of the sea of Chinnereth eastward;
"'But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or hurled on him anything without lying in wait,
"'These things shall be for a statute [and] ordinance to you throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
This is the thing which the LORD does command concerning the daughters of Zelophehad, saying, Let them be married to whom they think best; only into the family of the tribe of their father shall they be married.
that the fellowship of your faith may become effective, in the knowledge of every good thing which is in us in Christ Jesus.
But I was willing to do nothing without your consent, that your goodness would not be as of necessity, but of free will.
But if he has wronged you at all, or owes you anything, put that to my account.
being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.
It is even right for me to think this way on behalf of all of you, because I have you in my heart, because, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Good News, you all are partakers with me of grace.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense to the day of Christ;
Now I desire to have you know, brothers, that the things which happened to me have turned out rather to the progress of the Good News;
The former insincerely preach Christ from selfish ambition, thinking that they add affliction to my chains;
and in nothing frightened by the adversaries, which is for them a proof of destruction, but to you of salvation, and that from God.
doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself;
each of you not just looking to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.
who, existing in the form of God, didn't consider equality with God a thing to be grasped,
Do all things without murmurings and disputes,
holding up the word of life; that I may have something to boast in the day of Christ, that I didn't run in vain nor labor in vain.
For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.
Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not tiresome, but for you it is safe.
though I myself might have confidence even in the flesh. If any other man thinks that he has confidence in the flesh, I yet more:
However, what things were gain to me, these have I counted loss for Christ.
Yes most certainly, and I count all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus, my Lord, for whom I suffered the loss of all things, and count them nothing but refuse, that I may gain Christ
Brothers, I don't regard myself as yet having taken hold, but one thing I do. Forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which are before,
Let us therefore, as many as are perfect, think this way. If in anything you think otherwise, God will also reveal that to you.
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who think about earthly things.
who will change the body of our humiliation to be conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working by which he is able even to subject all things to himself.
I exhort Euodia, and I exhort Syntyche, to think the same way in the Lord.
In nothing be anxious, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.
Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things.
The things which you learned, received, heard, and saw in me: do these things, and the God of peace will be with you.
I know how to be humbled, and I know also how to abound. In everything and in all things I have learned the secret both to be filled and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in need.
I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.
But I have all things, and abound. I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, a sweet-smelling fragrance, an acceptable and well-pleasing sacrifice to God.
My son, listen to your father's instruction, and don't forsake your mother's teaching:
My son, if you will receive my words, and store up my commandments within you;
to deliver you from the way of evil, from the men who speak perverse things;
My son, don't forget my teaching; but let your heart keep my commandments:
She is more precious than rubies. None of the things you can desire are to be compared to her.
But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.
There are six things which the LORD hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him:
My son, keep your father's commandment, and don't forsake your mother's teaching.
My son, keep my words. Lay up my commandments within you.
Keep my commandments and live! Guard my teaching as the apple of your eye.
Hear, for I will speak excellent things. The opening of my lips is for right things.
All the words of my mouth are in righteousness. There is nothing crooked or perverse in them.
For wisdom is better than rubies. All the things that may be desired can't be compared to it.
Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my door posts.
The foolish woman is loud, Undisciplined, and knows nothing.
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.
When a wicked man dies, hope perishes, and expectation of power comes to nothing.
By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, but the desire of the diligent shall be fully satisfied.
There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth.
The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, to turn from the snares of death.
The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
A simple man believes everything, but the prudent man carefully considers his ways.
A glad heart makes a cheerful face; but an aching heart breaks the spirit.
the LORD has made everything for its own end-- yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.
A worthless man devises mischief. His speech is like a scorching fire.
The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.
Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the winter; therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.
The spirit of man is the LORD's lamp, searching all his innermost parts.
Turn your ear, and listen to the words of the wise. Apply your heart to my teaching.
For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips.
Haven't I written to you thirty excellent things of counsel and knowledge,
for as he thinks about the cost, so he is. "Eat and drink!" he says to you, but his heart is not with you.
Your eyes will see strange things, and your mind will imagine confusing things.
It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, but the glory of kings is to search out a matter.
As the door turns on its hinges, so does the sluggard on his bed.
A full soul loathes a honeycomb; but to a hungry soul, every bitter thing is sweet.
The lambs are for your clothing, and the goats are the price of a field.
"Two things I have asked of you; don't deny me before I die:
There is a generation that is pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness.
"The leach has two daughters: 'Give, give.' "There are three things that are never satisfied; four that don't say, 'Enough:'
"There are three things which are too amazing for me, four which I don't understand:
"So is the way of an adulterous woman: she eats and wipes her mouth, and says, 'I have done nothing wrong.'
"For three things the earth tremble, and under four, it can't bear up:
"There are four things which are little on the earth, but they are exceedingly wise:
"There are three things which are stately in their march, four which are stately in going:
She makes for herself carpets of tapestry. Her clothing is fine linen and purple.
Strength and dignity are her clothing. She laughs at the time to come.
"Many women do noble things, but you excel them all."
Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?
Many say, "Who will show us any good?" the LORD, let the light of your face shine on us.
what is man, that you think of him? What is the son of man, that you care for him?
You make him ruler over the works of your hands. You have put all things under his feet:
On the wicked he will rain blazing coals; fire, sulfur, and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.
he who doesn't lend out his money for usury, nor take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be shaken. A Poem by David.
My soul, you have said to the LORD, "You are my Lord. Apart from you I have no good thing."
You have proved my heart. You have visited me in the night. You have tried me, and found nothing. I have resolved that my mouth shall not disobey.
His going forth is from the end of the heavens, his circuit to its ends; There is nothing hidden from its heat.
I am poured out like water. All my bones are out of joint. My heart is like wax; it is melted within me.
They divide my garments among them. They cast lots for my clothing.
the LORD is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.
One thing I have asked of the LORD, that I will seek after, that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to see the LORD's beauty, and to inquire in his temple.
the LORD's voice makes the deer calve, and strips the forests bare. In his temple everything says, "Glory!"
For my life is spent with sorrow, my years with sighing. My strength fails because of my iniquity. My bones are wasted away.
Make your face to shine on your servant. Save me in your loving kindness.
the LORD brings the counsel of the nations to nothing. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.
A horse is a vain thing for safety, neither does he deliver any by his great power.
The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger, but those who seek the LORD shall not lack any good thing.
Unrighteous witnesses rise up. They ask me about things that I don't know about.
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth. I afflicted my soul with fasting. My prayer returned into my own bosom.
An oracle is within my heart about the disobedience of the wicked: "There is no fear of God before his eyes."
They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.
My heart was hot within me. While I meditated, the fire burned: I spoke with my tongue:
Behold, you have made my days handbreadths. My lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely every man stands as a breath." Selah.
I delight to do your will, my God. Yes, your law is within my heart."
I have not hidden your righteousness within my heart. I have declared your faithfulness and your salvation. I have not concealed your loving kindness and your truth from the great assembly.
But I am poor and needy. May the Lord think about me. You are my help and my deliverer. Don't delay, my God. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
These things I remember, and pour out my soul within me, how I used to go with the crowd, and led them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, a multitude keeping a holy day.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God! For I shall still praise him for the saving help of his presence.
My God, my soul is in despair within me. Therefore I remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon, from the hill Mizar.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God! For I shall still praise him, the saving help of my countenance, and my God.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God! For I shall still praise him: my Savior, my helper, and my God. For the Chief Musician. By the sons of Korah. A contemplative psalm.
You sell your people for nothing, and have gained nothing from their sale.
The princess inside is all glorious. Her clothing is interwoven with gold.
For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.
Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God shines forth.
since you hate instruction, and throw my words behind you?
You have done these things, and I kept silent. You thought that I was just like you. I will rebuke you, and accuse you in front of your eyes.
Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me.
My heart is severely pained within me. The terrors of death have fallen on me.
Day and night they prowl around on its walls. Malice and abuse are also within her.
Destructive forces are within her. Threats and lies don't depart from her streets.
They conspire and lurk, watching my steps, they are eager to take my life.
To you, my strength, I will sing praises. For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "The Lily of the Covenant." A teaching poem by David, when he fought with Aram Naharaim and with Aram Zobah, and Joab returned, and killed twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.
You have shown your people hard things. You have made us drink the wine that makes us stagger.
So I have seen you in the sanctuary, watching your power and your glory.
when I remember you on my bed, and think about you in the night watches.
May God be merciful to us, bless us, and cause his face to shine on us. Selah.
while you sleep among the campfires, the wings of a dove sheathed with silver, her feathers with shining gold.
When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword to them.
Let heaven and earth praise him; the seas, and everything that moves therein!
Your righteousness also, God, reaches to the heavens; you have done great things. God, who is like you?
Hear my teaching, my people. Turn your ears to the words of my mouth.
For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a teaching in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children;
He did marvelous things in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
Let the sighing of the prisoner come before you. According to the greatness of your power, preserve those who are sentenced to death.
Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock, you who sit above the cherubim, shine forth.
Turn us again, God. Cause your face to shine, and we will be saved.
Turn us again, God of Armies. Cause your face to shine, and we will be saved.
Turn us again, the LORD God of Armies. Cause your face to shine, and we will be saved. For the Chief Musician. On an instrument of Gath. By Asaph.
For the LORD God is a sun and a shield. the LORD will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.
For you are great, and do wondrous things. You are God alone.
Glorious things are spoken about you, city of God. Selah.
It is a good thing to give thanks to the LORD, to sing praises to your name, Most High;
the LORD, you God to whom vengeance belongs, you God to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth.
In the multitude of my thoughts within me, your comforts delight my soul.
Sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things! His right hand, and his holy arm, have worked salvation for him.
I will be careful to live a blameless life. When will you come to me? I will walk within my house with a blameless heart.
I will set no vile thing before my eyes. I hate the deeds of faithless men. They will not cling to me.
A perverse heart will be far from me. I will have nothing to do with evil.
He who practices deceit won't dwell within my house. He who speaks falsehood won't be established before my eyes.
Praise the LORD, my soul! All that is within me, praise his holy name!
who satisfies your desire with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
wine that makes glad the heart of man, oil to make his face to shine, and bread that strengthens man's heart.
There is the sea, great and wide, in which are innumerable living things, both small and large animals.
They forgot God, their Savior, who had done great things in Egypt,
Wondrous works in the land of Ham, and awesome things by the Red Sea.
Then Phinehas stood up, and executed judgment, so the plague was stopped.
Whoever is wise will pay attention to these things. They will consider the loving kindnesses of the LORD. A Song. A Psalm by David.
Let it be to him as the clothing with which he covers himself, for the belt that is always around him.
for I am poor and needy. My heart is wounded within me.
My knees are weak through fasting. My body is thin and lacks fat.
Yes, they do nothing wrong. They walk in his ways.
Open my eyes, that I may see wondrous things out of your law.
Let me understand the teaching of your precepts! Then I will meditate on your wondrous works.
Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Revive me in your ways.
Your laws remain to this day, for all things serve you.
Make your face shine on your servant. Teach me your statutes.
I look at the faithless with loathing, because they don't observe your word.
All of your words are truth. Every one of your righteous ordinances endures forever. SIN AND SHIN
Those who love your law have great peace. Nothing causes them to stumble.
Our feet are standing within your gates, Jerusalem;
Peace be within your walls, and prosperity within your palaces.
For my brothers' and companions' sakes, I will now say, "Peace be within you."
Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing. Then they said among the nations, "the LORD has done great things for them."
the LORD has done great things for us, and we are glad.
the LORD, my heart isn't haughty, nor my eyes lofty; nor do I concern myself with great matters, or things too wonderful for me.
Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me.
You hem me in behind and before. You laid your hand on me.
even the darkness doesn't hide from you, but the night shines as the day. The darkness is like light to you.
Don't incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. Don't let me eat of their delicacies.
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, you knew my path. In the way in which I walk, they have hidden a snare for me.
Therefore my spirit is overwhelmed within me. My heart within me is desolate.
the LORD, what is man, that you care for him? Or the son of man, that you think of him?
You open your hand, and satisfy the desire of every living thing.
For he has strengthened the bars of your gates. He has blessed your children within you.
Praise him, sun and moon! Praise him, all you shining stars!
Let everything that has breath praise Yah! Praise Yah!
This is the Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things which must happen soon, which he sent and made known by his angel to his servant, John,
who testified to God's word, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, about everything that he saw.
Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things that are written in it, for the time is at hand.
I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice, like a trumpet
And among the lampstands was one like a son of man, clothed with a robe reaching down to his feet, and with a golden sash around his chest.
He had seven stars in his right hand. Out of his mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged sword. His face was like the sun shining at its brightest.
Write therefore the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will happen hereafter;
"To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write: "He who holds the seven stars in his right hand, he who walks among the seven golden lampstands says these things:
"To the angel of the assembly in Smyrna write: "The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life says these things:
Don't be afraid of the things which you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested; and you will have oppression for ten days. Be faithful to death, and I will give you the crown of life.
"To the angel of the assembly in Pergamum write: "He who has the sharp two-edged sword says these things:
But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to throw a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit sexual immorality.
So you also have some who hold to the teaching of the Nicolaitans likewise.
"To the angel of the assembly in Thyatira write: "The Son of God, who has his eyes like a flame of fire, and his feet are like burnished brass, says these things:
But I have this against you, that you tolerate your woman, Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess. She teaches and seduces my servants to commit sexual immorality, and to eat things sacrificed to idols.
But to you I say, to the rest who are in Thyatira, as many as don't have this teaching, who don't know what some call 'the deep things of Satan,' to you I say, I am not putting any other burden on you.
"And to the angel of the assembly in Sardis write: "He who has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars says these things: "I know your works, that you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead.
Wake up, and keep the things that remain, which you were about to throw away, for I have found no works of yours perfected before my God.
"To the angel of the assembly in Philadelphia write: "He who is holy, he who is true, he who has the key of David, he who opens and no one can shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says these things:
"To the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: "The Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Head of God's creation, says these things:
Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and don't know that you are the wretched one, miserable, poor, blind, and naked;
After these things I looked and saw a door opened in heaven, and the first voice that I heard, like a trumpet speaking with me, was one saying, "Come up here, and I will show you the things which must happen after this."
Before the throne was something like a sea of glass, similar to crystal. In the midst of the throne, and around the throne were four living creatures full of eyes before and behind.
The four living creatures, each one of them having six wings, are full of eyes around and within. They have no rest day and night, saying, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God, the Almighty, who was and who is and who is to come!"
"Worthy are you, our Lord and God, the Holy One, to receive the glory, the honor, and the power, for you created all things, and because of your desire they existed, and were created!"
I saw, and I heard something like a voice of many angels around the throne, the living creatures, and the elders; and the number of them was ten thousands of ten thousands, and thousands of thousands;