Geshur and Aram took the towns of Jair from them, with Kenath, and its villages, even sixty cities. All these were the sons of Machir the father of Gilead.
They lived in Gilead in Bashan, and in its towns, and in all the suburbs of Sharon, as far as their borders.
and Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer, and Elead, whom the men of Gath who were born in the land killed, because they came down to take away their livestock.
Their possessions and habitations were Bethel and its towns, and eastward Naaran, and westward Gezer, with its towns; Shechem also and its towns, to Azzah and its towns;
and by the borders of the children of Manasseh, Beth Shean and its towns, Taanach and its towns, Megiddo and its towns, Dor and its towns. In these lived the children of Joseph the son of Israel.
The sons of Elpaal: Eber, and Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod, with its towns;
Now the Philistines fought against Israel: and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain on Mount Gilboa.
Three of the thirty chief men went down to the rock to David, into the cave of Adullam; and the army of the Philistines were encamped in the valley of Rephaim.
Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done mighty deeds, he killed the two [sons of] Ariel of Moab: he went down also and killed a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow.
He killed an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and killed him with his own spear.
Oh give thanks to the LORD. Call on his name. Make his doings known among the peoples.
I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved no more; neither shall the children of wickedness waste them any more, as at the first,
the LORD, for your servant's sake, and according to your own heart, you have worked all this greatness, to make known all these great things.
For your people Israel you made your own people forever; and you, the LORD, became their God.
After this it happened, that David struck the Philistines, and subdued them, and took Gath and its towns out of the hand of the Philistines.
Then there went certain persons, and told David how the men were served. He sent to meet them; for the men were greatly ashamed. The king said, "Stay at Jericho until your beards have grown, and then return."
David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set on David's head: and he brought forth the spoil of the city, exceeding much.
In addition, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, since I have a treasure of my own of gold and silver, I give it to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,
But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly as this? For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you.
the LORD our God, all this store that we have prepared to build you a house for your holy name comes from your hand, and is all your own.
David said to all the assembly, "Now bless the LORD your God!" All the assembly blessed the LORD, the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads and prostrated themselves before the LORD and the king.
so that no one should say that I had baptized you into my own name.
We speak wisdom, however, among those who are full grown; yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nothing.
which none of the rulers of this world has known. For had they known it, they wouldn't have crucified the Lord of glory.
"For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct him?" But we have Christ's mind.
Now he who plants and he who waters are the same, but each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.
But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you, or by man's judgment. Yes, I don't judge my own self.
We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure.
Flee sexual immorality! "Every sin that a man does is outside the body," but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.
Or don't you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which you have from God? You are not your own,
But, because of sexual immoralities, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.
The wife doesn't have authority over her own body, but the husband. Likewise also the husband doesn't have authority over his own body, but the wife.
Yet I wish that all men were like me. However each man has his own gift from God, one of this kind, and another of that kind.
This I say for your own profit; not that I may ensnare you, but for that which is appropriate, and that you may attend to the Lord without distraction.
But he who stands steadfast in his heart, having no necessity, but has power over his own heart, to keep his own virgin, does well.
So then both he who gives his own virgin in marriage does well, and he who doesn't give her in marriage does better.
But if anyone loves God, the same is known by him.
What soldier ever serves at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard, and doesn't eat of its fruit? Or who feeds a flock, and doesn't drink from the flock's milk?
For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward. But if not of my own will, I have a stewardship entrusted to me.
Every man who strives in the games exercises self-control in all things. Now they do it to receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.
However with most of them, God was not well pleased, for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
Neither be idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play."
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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.
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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.
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