and let them be for lights in the expanse of sky to give light on the earth"; and it was so.
God set them in the expanse of sky to give light to the earth,
Give sincere homage to the Son c, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all those who take refuge in him.
But you, Yahweh, are a shield around me,
my glory, and the one who lifts up my head.
I cry to Yahweh with my voice,
and he answers me out of his holy hill.
From the lips of babes and infants you have established strength, because of your adversaries, that you might silence the enemy and the avenger.
They go from strength to strength.
Everyone of them appears before God in Zion.
I will say of Yahweh, "He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust."
He will cover you with his feathers. Under his wings you will take refuge. His faithfulness is your shield and rampart.
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
For the Lord Yahweh will help me; therefore I have not been confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be disappointed.
Who is among you who fears Yahweh, who obeys the voice of his servant? He who walks in darkness, and has no light, let him trust in the name of Yahweh, and rely on his God.
and give him no rest, until he establishes, and until he makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
Yahweh has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, "Surely I will no more give your grain to be food for your enemies; and foreigners shall not drink your new wine, for which you have labored:
He also spoke a parable to them that they must always pray, and not give up,
Paul, looking steadfastly at the council, said, "Brothers, I have lived before God in all good conscience until this day."
After these things, I saw another angel coming down out of the sky, having great authority. The earth was illuminated with his glory.