For thus says the LORD: Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread out his wings against Moab.
Kerioth is taken, and the strongholds are seized, and the heart of the mighty men of Moab at that day shall be as the heart of a woman in her pangs.
Therefore, behold, the days come, says the LORD, that I will cause an alarm of war to be heard against Rabbah of the children of Ammon; and it shall become a desolate heap, and her daughters shall be burned with fire: then shall Israel possess those who did possess him, says the LORD.
Behold, I will bring a fear on you, says the Lord, the LORD of Armies, from all who are around you; and you shall be driven out every man right forth, and there shall be none to gather together the fugitives.
For thus says the LORD: Behold, they to whom it didn't pertain to drink of the cup shall certainly drink; and are you he who shall altogether go unpunished? You shall not go unpunished, but you shall surely drink.
For, behold, I have made you small among the nations, and despised among men.
As for your terror, the pride of your heart has deceived you, O you who dwell in the clefts of the rock, who hold the height of the hill: though you should make your nest as high as the eagle, I will bring you down from there, says the LORD.
Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the pride of the Jordan against the strong habitation: for I will suddenly make them run away from it; and whoever is chosen, him will I appoint over it: for who is like me? and who will appoint me a time? and who is the shepherd who will stand before me?
Behold, he shall come up and fly as the eagle, and spread out his wings against Bozrah: and the heart of the mighty men of Edom at that day shall be as the heart of a woman in her pangs.
Damascus has grown feeble, she turns herself to flee, and trembling has seized on her: anguish and sorrows have taken hold of her, as of a woman in travail.
Thus says the LORD of Armies: Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.
For, behold, I will stir up and cause to come up against Babylon a company of great nations from the north country; and they shall set themselves in array against her; from there she shall be taken: their arrows shall be as of an expert mighty man; none shall return in vain.
your mother shall be utterly disappointed; she who bore you shall be confounded: behold, she shall be the least of the nations, a wilderness, a dry land, and a desert.
Therefore thus says the LORD of Armies, the God of Israel: Behold, I will punish the king of Babylon and his land, as I have punished the king of Assyria.
Behold, I am against you, you proud one, says the Lord, the LORD of Armies; for your day has come, the time that I will visit you.
Thus says the LORD of Armies: The children of Israel and the children of Judah are oppressed together; and all who took them captive hold them fast; they refuse to let them go.
Behold, a people comes from the north; and a great nation and many kings shall be stirred up from the uttermost parts of the earth.
They lay hold on bow and spear; they are cruel, and have no mercy; their voice roars like the sea; and they ride on horses, everyone set in array, as a man to the battle, against you, daughter of Babylon.
The king of Babylon has heard the news of them, and his hands wax feeble: anguish has taken hold of him, [and] pangs as of a woman in travail.
Behold, [the enemy] shall come up like a lion from the pride of the Jordan against the strong habitation: for I will suddenly make them run away from it; and whoever is chosen, him will I appoint over it: for who is like me? and who will appoint me a time? and who is the shepherd who can stand before me?
Thus says the LORD: Behold, I will raise up against Babylon, and against those who dwell in Lebkamai, a destroying wind.
Babylon has been a golden cup in the LORD's hand, who made all the earth drunken: the nations have drunk of her wine; therefore the nations are mad.
Make sharp the arrows; hold firm the shields: the LORD has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes; because his purpose is against Babylon, to destroy it: for it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.
Every man is become brutish [and is] without knowledge; every goldsmith is disappointed by his image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
and with you will I break in pieces the chariot and him who rides therein; and with you will I break in pieces man and woman; and with you will I break in pieces the old man and the youth; and with you will I break in pieces the young man and the virgin;
Behold, I am against you, destroying mountain, says the LORD, which destroys all the earth; and I will stretch out my hand on you, and roll you down from the rocks, and will make you a burnt mountain.
The mighty men of Babylon have forborne to fight, they remain in their strongholds; their might has failed; they are become as women: her dwelling places are set on fire; her bars are broken.
Therefore thus says the LORD: Behold, I will plead your cause, and take vengeance for you; and I will dry up her sea, and make her fountain dry.
Therefore, behold, the days come, that I will execute judgment on the engraved images of Babylon; and her whole land shall be confounded; and all her slain shall fall in the midst of her.
Therefore, behold, the days come, says the LORD, that I will execute judgment on her engraved images; and through all her land the wounded shall groan.
Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he began to reign; and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.
The cups, and the fire pans, and the basins, and the pots, and the lampstands, and the spoons, and the bowls--that which was of gold, in gold, and that which was of silver, in silver,--the captain of the guard took away.
The captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, and the three keepers of the threshold:
His possessions also were seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred female donkeys, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the children of the east.
the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your power. Only on himself don't put forth your hand." So Satan went forth from the presence of the LORD.
and behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young men, and they are dead. I alone have escaped to tell you."
the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, he is in your hand. Only spare his life."
Behold, let that night be barren. Let no joyful voice come therein.
or with princes who had gold, who filled their houses with silver:
"If someone ventures to talk with you, will you be grieved? But who can withhold himself from speaking?
Behold, you have instructed many, you have strengthened the weak hands.
The old lion perishes for lack of prey. The cubs of the lioness are scattered abroad.
Behold, he puts no trust in his servants. He charges his angels with error.
"Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty.
You shall know that your tent is in peace. You shall visit your fold, and shall miss nothing.
"Teach me, and I will hold my peace. Cause me to understand wherein I have erred.
Behold, this is the joy of his way: out of the earth, others shall spring.
"Behold, God will not cast away a blameless man, neither will he uphold the evildoers.
Behold, he goes by me, and I don't see him. He passes on also, but I don't perceive him.
Behold, he snatches away. Who can hinder him? Who will ask him, 'What are you doing?'
If it is a matter of strength, behold, he is mighty! If of justice, 'Who,' says he, 'will summon me?'
I am afraid of all my sorrows, I know that you will not hold me innocent.
Should your boastings make men hold their peace? When you mock, shall no man make you ashamed?
Behold, he breaks down, and it can't be built again. He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.
Behold, he withholds the waters, and they dry up. Again, he sends them out, and they overturn the earth.
"Behold, my eye has seen all this. My ear has heard and understood it.
Behold, he will kill me. I have no hope. Nevertheless, I will maintain my ways before him.
Who is he who will contend with me? For then would I hold my peace and give up the spirit.
Why hide you your face, and hold me for your enemy?
Though its root grows old in the earth, and its stock dies in the ground,
Behold, he puts no trust in his holy ones. Yes, the heavens are not clean in his sight;
(Which wise men have told by their fathers, and have not hidden it;
Even now, behold, my witness is in heaven. He who vouches for me is on high.
Yet shall the righteous hold on his way. He who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.
"Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard. I cry for help, but there is no justice.
Don't you know this from old time, since man was placed on earth,
When I remember, I am troubled. Horror takes hold of my flesh.
"Why do the wicked live, become old, yes, and grow mighty in power?
Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand. The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
"Behold, I know your thoughts, the devices with which you would wrong me.
Will you keep the old way, which wicked men have trodden,
Lay your treasure in the dust, the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks.
But he knows the way that I take. When he has tried me, I shall come forth like gold.
Behold, as wild donkeys in the desert, they go forth to their work, seeking diligently for food. The wilderness yields them bread for their children.
They lie all night naked without clothing, and have no covering in the cold.
Behold, even the moon has no brightness, and the stars are not pure in his sight;
Behold, these are but the outskirts of his ways. How small a whisper do we hear of him! But the thunder of his power who can understand?"
I hold fast to my righteousness, and will not let it go. My heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
Behold, all of you have seen it yourselves; why then have you become altogether vain?
"Surely there is a mine for silver, and a place for gold which they refine.
Sapphires come from its rocks. It has dust of gold.
It can't be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for its price.
It can't be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.
Gold and glass can't equal it, neither shall it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold.
The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"
"Oh that I were as in the months of old, as in the days when God watched over me;
"Now my soul is poured out within me. Days of affliction have taken hold on me.
"If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'
oh that I had one to hear me! (behold, here is my signature, let the Almighty answer me); let the accuser write my indictment!
Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered, "I am young, and you are very old; Therefore I held back, and didn't dare show you my opinion.
"Behold, I waited for your words, and I listened for your reasoning, while you searched out what to say.
Behold, my breast is as wine which has no vent; like new wineskins it is ready to burst.
Behold, I am toward God even as you are. I am also formed out of the clay.
Behold, my terror shall not make you afraid, neither shall my pressure be heavy on you.
Behold, he finds occasions against me. He counts me for his enemy.
"Behold, I will answer you. In this you are not just, for God is greater than man.
"Behold, God works all these things, twice, yes three times, with a man,
Mark well, Job, and listen to me. Hold your peace, and I will speak.
If not, listen to me. Hold your peace, and I will teach you wisdom."
"Behold, God is mighty, and doesn't despise anyone. He is mighty in strength of understanding.
"But you are full of the judgment of the wicked. Judgment and justice take hold of you.
Behold, God is exalted in his power. Who is a teacher like him?
Behold, God is great, and we don't know him. The number of his years is unsearchable.
Behold, he spreads his light around him. He covers the bottom of the sea.
After it a voice roars. He thunders with the voice of his majesty. He doesn't hold back anything when his voice is heard.
Out of its room comes the storm, and cold out of the north.
Shall it be told him that I would speak? Or should a man wish that he were swallowed up?
Out of the north comes golden splendor. With God is awesome majesty.
that it might take hold of the ends of the earth, and shake the wicked out of it?
Can you hold the wild ox in the furrow with his harness? Or will he till the valleys after you?
On the cliff he dwells, and makes his home, on the point of the cliff, and the stronghold.
"Behold, I am of small account. What shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.
Behold, if a river overflows, he doesn't tremble. He is confident, though the Jordan swells even to his mouth.
Behold, the hope of him is in vain. Won't one be cast down even at the sight of him?
Then came there to him all his brothers, and all his sisters, and all those who had been of his acquaintance before, and ate bread with him in his house. They comforted him, and consoled him concerning all the evil that the LORD had brought on him. Everyone also gave him a piece of money, and everyone a ring of gold.
So Job died, being old and full of days. BOOK I
the LORD answered his people, "Behold, I will send you grain, new wine, and oil, and you will be satisfied with them; and I will no more make you a reproach among the nations.
"It will happen afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams. Your young men will see visions.
"For, behold, in those days, and in that time, when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem,
and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a prostitute, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.
Because you have taken my silver and my gold, and have carried my finest treasures into your temples,
and have sold the children of Judah and the children of Jerusalem to the sons of the Greeks, that you may remove them far from their border.
Behold, I will stir them up out of the place where you have sold them, and will return your repayment on your own head;
the LORD will roar from Zion, and thunder from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth will shake; but the LORD will be a refuge to his people, and a stronghold to the children of Israel.
Brothers, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you heard from the beginning.
Now, little children, remain in him, that when he appears, we may have boldness, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.
Behold, how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! For this cause the world doesn't know us, because it didn't know him.
Beloved, if our hearts don't condemn us, we have boldness toward God;
In this love has been made perfect among us, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment, because as he is, even so are we in this world.
This is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he listens to us.
The next day, he saw Jesus coming to him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
and he looked at Jesus as he walked, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God!"
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said about him, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit!"
Jesus answered him, "Because I told you, 'I saw you underneath the fig tree,' do you believe? You will see greater things than these!"
He found in the temple those who sold oxen, sheep, and doves, and the changers of money sitting.
To those who sold the doves, he said, "Take these things out of here! Don't make my Father's house a marketplace!"
Nicodemus said to him, "How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb, and be born?"
If I told you earthly things and you don't believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?
They came to John, and said to him, "Rabbi, he who was with you beyond the Jordan, to whom you have testified, behold, the same baptizes, and everyone is coming to him."
"Come, see a man who told me everything that I did. Can this be the Christ?"
Don't you say, 'There are yet four months until the harvest?' Behold, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and look at the fields, that they are white for harvest already.
From that city many of the Samaritans believed in him because of the word of the woman, who testified, "He told me everything that I did."
Afterward Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him, "Behold, you are made well. Sin no more, so that nothing worse happens to you."
The man went away, and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had made him well.
But I told you that you have seen me, and yet you don't believe.
Behold, he speaks openly, and they say nothing to him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is truly the Christ?
they told him, "Teacher, we found this woman in adultery, in the very act.
They, when they heard it, being convicted by their conscience, went out one by one, beginning from the oldest, even to the last. Jesus was left alone with the woman where she was, in the middle.
But now you seek to kill me, a man who has told you the truth, which I heard from God. Abraham didn't do this.
The Jews therefore said to him, "You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?"
He answered them, "I told you already, and you didn't listen. Why do you want to hear it again? You don't also want to become his disciples, do you?"
"Most certainly, I tell you, one who doesn't enter by the door into the sheep fold, but climbs up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
I have other sheep, which are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will hear my voice. They will become one flock with one shepherd.
The Jews therefore came around him and said to him, "How long will you hold us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly."
Jesus answered them, "I told you, and you don't believe. The works that I do in my Father's name, these testify about me.
But you don't believe, because you are not of my sheep, as I told you.
The sisters therefore sent to him, saying, "Lord, behold, he for whom you have great affection is sick."
The disciples told him, "Rabbi, the Jews were just trying to stone you, and are you going there again?"
and said, "Where have you laid him?" They told him, "Lord, come and see."
But some of them went away to the Pharisees, and told them the things which Jesus had done.
"Why wasn't this ointment sold for three hundred denarii, and given to the poor?"
"Don't be afraid, daughter of Zion. Behold, your King comes, sitting on a donkey's colt."
The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, "See how you accomplish nothing. Behold, the world has gone after him."
Philip came and told Andrew, and in turn, Andrew came with Philip, and they told Jesus.
In my Father's house are many homes. If it weren't so, I would have told you. I am going to prepare a place for you.
You heard how I told you, 'I go away, and I come to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I said 'I am going to my Father;' for the Father is greater than I.
Now I have told you before it happens so that, when it happens, you may believe.
But I have told you these things, so that when the time comes, you may remember that I told you about them. I didn't tell you these things from the beginning, because I was with you.
But because I have told you these things, sorrow has filled your heart.
His disciples said to him, "Behold, now you speak plainly, and speak no figures of speech.
Behold, the time is coming, yes, and has now come, that you will be scattered, everyone to his own place, and you will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.
I have told you these things, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have oppression; but cheer up! I have overcome the world."
Judas then, having taken a detachment of soldiers and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.
Jesus answered, "I told you that I am he. If therefore you seek me, let these go their way,"
Now the servants and the officers were standing there, having made a fire of coals, for it was cold. They were warming themselves. Peter was with them, standing and warming himself.
Why do you ask me? Ask those who have heard me what I said to them. Behold, these know the things which I said."
The soldiers twisted thorns into a crown, and put it on his head, and dressed him in a purple garment.
Then Pilate went out again, and said to them, "Behold, I bring him out to you, that you may know that I find no basis for a charge against him."
Jesus therefore came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple garment. Pilate said to them, "Behold, the man!"
Now it was the Preparation Day of the Passover, at about the sixth hour. He said to the Jews, "Behold, your King!"
Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also the coat. Now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout.
Then they said to one another, "Let's not tear it, but cast lots for it to decide whose it will be," that the Scripture might be fulfilled, which says, "They parted my garments among them. For my cloak they cast lots." Therefore the soldiers did these things.
Therefore when Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing there, he said to his mother, "Woman, behold your son!"
Then he said to the disciple, "Behold, your mother!" From that hour, the disciple took her to his own home.
Therefore the soldiers came, and broke the legs of the first, and of the other who was crucified with him;
However one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and immediately blood and water came out.
They told her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" She said to them, "Because they have taken away my Lord, and I don't know where they have laid him."
Jesus said to her, "Don't hold me, for I haven't yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brothers, and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"
Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that he had said these things to her.
Simon Peter said to them, "I'm going fishing." They told him, "We are also coming with you." They immediately went out, and entered into the boat. That night, they caught nothing.
Most certainly I tell you, when you were young, you dressed yourself, and walked where you wanted to. But when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you, and carry you where you don't want to go."
Then were the men exceedingly afraid, and said to him, "What is this that you have done?" For the men knew that he was fleeing from the presence of the LORD, because he had told them.
I have given you every place that the sole of your foot will tread on, as I told Moses.
The king of Jericho was told, "Behold, men of the children of Israel came in here tonight to spy out the land."
Behold, when we come into the land, you shall bind this line of scarlet thread in the window which you did let us down by. You shall gather to yourself into the house your father, your mother, your brothers, and all your father's household.
Then the two men returned, descended from the mountain, passed over, and came to Joshua the son of Nun; and they told him all that had happened to them.
Behold, the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth passes over before you into the Jordan.
It happened, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man stood in front of him with his sword drawn in his hand. Joshua went to him, and said to him, "Are you for us, or for our adversaries?"
the LORD said to Joshua, "Behold, I have given Jericho into your hand, with its king and the mighty men of valor.
But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, are holy to the LORD. They shall come into the LORD's treasury."
They utterly destroyed all that was in the city, both man and woman, both young and old, and ox, and sheep, and donkey, with the edge of the sword.
They burnt the city with fire, and all that was in it. Only they put the silver, the gold, and the vessels of brass and of iron into the treasury of the LORD's house.
But Rahab the prostitute, her father's household, and all that she had, Joshua saved alive. She lived in the midst of Israel to this day, because she hid the messengers, whom Joshua sent to spy out Jericho.
"'In the morning therefore you shall be brought near by your tribes. It shall be that the tribe which the LORD selects shall come near by families. The family which the LORD selects shall come near by households. The household which the LORD selects shall come near man by man.
He brought near his household man by man, and Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, was selected.
When I saw among the spoil a beautiful Babylonian robe, two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold weighing fifty shekels, then I coveted them and took them. Behold, they are hidden in the ground in the middle of my tent, with the silver under it."
So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran to the tent. Behold, it was hidden in his tent, with the silver under it.
Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, the silver, the robe, the wedge of gold, his sons, his daughters, his cattle, his donkeys, his sheep, his tent, and all that he had; and they brought them up to the valley of Achor.
the LORD said to Joshua, "Don't be afraid, neither be dismayed. Take all the people of war with you, and arise, go up to Ai. Behold, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, with his people, his city, and his land.
He commanded them, saying, "Behold, you shall lie in ambush against the city, behind the city. Don't go very far from the city, but all of you be ready.
It shall be, when you have seized on the city, that you shall set the city on fire. You shall do this according to the word of the LORD. Behold, I have commanded you."
When the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way. The people who fled to the wilderness turned back on the pursuers.
they also resorted to a ruse, and went and made as if they had been ambassadors, and took old sacks on their donkeys, and wineskins, old and torn and bound up,
and old and patched shoes on their feet, and wore old garments. All the bread of their provision was dry and moldy.
This our bread we took hot for our provision out of our houses on the day we went out to go to you; but now, behold, it is dry, and has become moldy.
These wineskins, which we filled, were new; and behold, they are torn. These our garments and our shoes have become old because of the very long journey."
They answered Joshua, and said, "Because your servants were certainly told how the LORD your God commanded his servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land from before you. Therefore we were very afraid for our lives because of you, and have done this thing.
Now, behold, we are in your hand. Do to us as it seems good and right to you to do."
Joshua was told, saying, "The five kings are found, hidden in the cave at Makkedah."
Joshua did to them as the LORD told him. He hamstrung their horses and burnt their chariots with fire.
Now Joshua was old and well advanced in years. the LORD said to him, "You are old and advanced in years, and there remains yet very much land to be possessed.
I was forty years old when Moses the servant of the LORD sent me from Kadesh Barnea to spy out the land. I brought him word again as it was in my heart.
"Now, behold, the LORD has kept me alive, as he spoke, these forty-five years, from the time that the LORD spoke this word to Moses, while Israel walked in the wilderness. Now, behold, I am eighty-five years old, today.
Only take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, to keep his commandments, to hold fast to him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul."
and spoke to them, saying, "Return with much wealth to your tents, with very much livestock, with silver, with gold, with brass, with iron, and with very much clothing. Divide the spoil of your enemies with your brothers."
The children of Israel heard this, "Behold, the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh have built an altar in the forefront of the land of Canaan, in the region about the Jordan, on the side that pertains to the children of Israel."
"Therefore we said, 'It shall be, when they tell us or our generations this in time to come, that we shall say, "Behold the pattern of the altar of the LORD, which our fathers made, not for burnt offering, nor for sacrifice; but it is a witness between us and you."'
It happened after many days, when the LORD had given rest to Israel from their enemies all around, and Joshua was old and well advanced in years,
that Joshua called for all Israel, for their elders and for their heads, and for their judges and for their officers, and said to them, "I am old and well advanced in years.
Behold, I have allotted to you these nations that remain, to be an inheritance for your tribes, from the Jordan, with all the nations that I have cut off, even to the great sea toward the going down of the sun.
but hold fast to the LORD your God, as you have done to this day.
"But if you do at all go back, and hold fast to the remnant of these nations, even these who remain among you, and make marriages with them, and go in to them, and they to you;
"Behold, today I am going the way of all the earth. You know in all your hearts and in all your souls that not one thing has failed of all the good things which the LORD your God spoke concerning you. All have happened to you. Not one thing has failed of it.
Joshua said to all the people, "Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Your fathers lived of old time beyond the River, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nahor: and they served other gods.
Most of the teaching of Jesus are recorded in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. The Complete Sayings of Jesus presents every word spoken by Jesus in one place and provides an index to assist in finding specific ocassions, places and/or events. It is a must read aid for serious Bible study.
He that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, saith the Lord. These are the words of Christ; and they direct us to imitate his life and character. The Imitation of Christ is guide to following the example of Jesus Christ. Let it be our most earnest study to dwell upon the life and example of Jesus.
The Apocrypha books are 14 books that were included between the old and new testaments in the original King James Version of the bible and many others. Church leaders agreed that these books were valuable for instruction in life and manners, but did not all agree that they should be considered cannon.
The Childrens Bible provides bible lessons from the Old and New testaments. There are 216 stories written in plain english. The stories are easy to read and understand but they are not just for childern. It is a pleasure to read and enjoy these important stories.
Let us love one another, for love comes from God and every one who loves is a child of God and knows God. He who loves not man does not know God, for God is love. God showed his love for us, for he sent his only Son into the world that through him we might have life. Love the stranger.
In Mark 12:30 Jesus said;
And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this [is] the first commandment.
And the second Mark 12:31 [is] like, [namely] this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
The Gospel of The Birth of Mary was attributed to St. Matthew and was received as genuine and authentic by early Christians. It is to be found in the works of Jerome, a Father of the Church in the 4th century and is translated from his collection.
The Book of Enoch is ascribed to the great-grandfather of Noah and is included in the cannon of some churches. It describes the fall of the angels (watchers), visions of heaven and hell and the birth of Noah. Quotes from the book of Enoch are found in the New Testament.
The First Book of Adam and Eve. Books 1 begins immediately after the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. We learn about the fall but also of the promise to save Adam and his decendents. The story depicts mans struggle against evil, the devil and sin.
The Second Book of Adam and Eve. Discusses Adam's sorrow and death. The history of the patriarchs who lived before the Flood until the birth of Noah; the children of Seth on Mount Hermon and Cain's death. It ends with the testament and translation of Enoch.
The Infancy of Jesus Christ (Infancy Gospel of Thomas) relates the life of Jesus from the ages of five to twelve. It is believed that the document was transcribed from oral traditions some time prior to the second century. The ancient writing is possibly Gnostic and many early church leaders considered it heretical.
Daily Bible study is essential. The Bible Verse of the Day provides a collection of enlightening and inspiration bible verses. Improve your knowledge and understanding of the Bible and your life by studying the words of the holy scripture. Explore the King James Bible (kjv) and discover new insights.
The World English Bible was produced to provide speakers of modern English with a version of the Bible that is easily understood. The Bible is in the public domain and available world-wide. It is an accurate modern translation of the original King James Bible, including the Apocryphal books.
Looking for something in the Bible? Want to find a specifc verse or list of words? The Bible search feature makes it easy find verses or words. Enter the verses or words in the search bar or visit the search page to access additional search options. Finding information in the Bible will never be easier.
The favorite verses page is a list of popular bible verses. Each verse includes a link to the chapter and verse of the book where it is found in the bible. Click on any link for a bible verse and it will take you to that location in the bible.
The bible contains great stories. Visit the bible stories page for links to some of the best known and most significant stories and passages in the bible.