Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly prepare three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes."
but his delight is in Yahweh’sa law. On his law he meditates day and night.
He who sits in the heavens will laugh. The Lordb will have them in derision.
You have put gladness in my heart,
more than when their grain and their new wine are increased.
The Lord will laugh at him, for he sees that his day is coming.
The wicked borrow, and don’t pay back, but the righteous give generously.
A man’s goings are established by Yahweh. He delights in his way.
Let me hear joy and gladness, That the bones which you have broken may rejoice.
The righteous also will see it, and fear,
and laugh at him, saying,
I will give you thanks forever,
because you have done it.
I will hope in your name, for it is good,
in the presence of your saints.
The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked;
My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of Yahweh.
My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.
a I will sing of loving kindness and justice. To you, Yahweh, I will sing praises.
for a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.
Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
You shall no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall your land any more be termed Desolate: but you shall be called Hephzibah, and your land Beulah; for Yahweh delights in you, and your land shall be married.
For as a young man marries a virgin, so your sons shall marry you; and as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so your God will rejoice over you.
and give him no rest, until he establishes, and until he makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
but those who have garnered it shall eat it, and praise Yahweh; and those who have gathered it shall drink it in the courts of my sanctuary."
Thus says the Lord Yahweh to these bones: “Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and you shall live.”
I will lay sinews on you, and will bring up flesh on you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and you shall live; and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
a devout man, and one who feared God with all his house, who gave gifts for the needy generously to the people, and always prayed to God.
When the governor had beckoned to him to speak, Paul answered, "Because I know that you have been a judge of this nation for many years, I cheerfully make my defense,