When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit, and ate; and she gave some to her husband with her, and he ate.
Whoever sheds man’s blood, his blood will be shed by man, for God made man in his own image.
They said one to another, "Come, let’s make bricks, and burn them thoroughly." They had brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar.
Then Yahweh rained on Sodom and on Gomorrah sulfur and fire from Yahweh out of the sky.
Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God: men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
You shall not do so to Yahweh your God: for every abomination to Yahweh, which he hates, have they done to their gods; for even their sons and their daughters do they burn in the fire to their gods.
Blessed is the man who doesn’t walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;
The wicked are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
For Yahweh knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.
Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?
"Let’s break their bonds apart, and cast their cords from us."
You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor?
Will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood?
Stand in awe, and don’t sin.
Search your own heart on your bed, and be still.
The arrogant shall not stand in your sight. You hate all workers of iniquity.
From the lips of babes and infants you have established strength, because of your adversaries, that you might silence the enemy and the avenger.
Yahweh examines the righteous, but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.
I hate those who regard lying vanities a, but I trust in Yahweh.
For he flatters himself in his own eyes, too much to detect and hate his sin.
Don’t fret because of evildoers, neither be envious against those who work unrighteousness.
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath. Don’t fret, it leads only to evildoing.
The wicked borrow, and don’t pay back, but the righteous give generously.
I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
You have loved righteousness, and hated wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.
aHave mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity.
Cleanse me from my sin.
For I know my transgressions.
My sin is constantly before me.
Against you, and you only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in your sight; that you may be proved right when you speak, and justified when you judge.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me.
a Why do you boast of mischief, mighty man?
God’s loving kindness endures continually.
Your tongue plots destruction,
like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
You love evil more than good,
lying rather than speaking the truth.
You love all devouring words, you deceitful tongue.
"Behold, this is the man who didn’t make God his strength,
but trusted in the abundance of his riches,
and strengthened himself in his wickedness."
The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
Their poison is like the poison of a snake; like a deaf cobra that stops its ear,
The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked;
For I was envious of the arrogant,
when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
For there are no struggles in their death,
but their strength is firm.
They are free from burdens of men,
neither are they plagued like other men.
Therefore pride is like a chain around their neck.
Violence covers them like a garment.
Their eyes bulge with fat.
Their minds pass the limits of conceit.
They scoff and speak with malice.
In arrogance, they threaten oppression.
For my soul is full of troubles. My life draws near to Sheol.
For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence.
You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day;
They pour out arrogant words. All the evildoers boast.
Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with you, which brings about mischief by statute?
I will set no vile thing before my eyes. I hate the deeds of faithless men. They will not cling to me.
If I forget you, Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill.
Let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth if I don’t remember you; if I don’t prefer Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues with injustice.
A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends.
An evildoer heeds wicked lips. A liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.
He who covers an offense promotes love; but he who repeats a matter separates best friends.
He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the righteous, both of them alike are an abomination to Yahweh.
A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler. Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.
Don’t be envious of evil men; neither desire to be with them:
for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about mischief.
The schemes of folly are sin. The mocker is detested by men.
for a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous"; peoples shall curse him, and nations shall abhor him—
but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and a rich blessing will come on them.
A whip is for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools!
For lack of wood a fire goes out. Without gossip, a quarrel dies down.
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.
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.
‘Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and that which your fathers have stored up until this day, will be carried to Babylon. Nothing will be left,’ says Yahweh.
Thus says Yahweh, "Where is the bill of your mother’s divorce, with which I have put her away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities were you sold, and for your transgressions was your mother put away.
Why, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it can’t redeem? or have I no power to deliver? Behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stink, because there is no water, and die for thirst.
The Lord Yahweh has opened my ear, and I was not rebellious, neither turned away backward.
I gave my back to the strikers, and my cheeks to those who plucked off the hair; I didn’t hide my face from shame and spitting.
"A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If I am a father, then where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is the respect due me? Says Yahweh of Armies to you, priests, who despise my name. You say, ‘How have we despised your name?’
"For, behold, the day comes, it burns as a furnace; and all the proud, and all who work wickedness, will be stubble; and the day that comes will burn them up," says Yahweh of Armies, "that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
He entered again into the synagogue, and there was a man there who had his hand withered.
He said to the man who had his hand withered, "Stand up."
He said to them, "Is it lawful on the Sabbath day to do good, or to do harm? To save a life, or to kill?" But they were silent.
When he had looked around at them with anger, being grieved at the hardening of their hearts, he said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out, and his hand was restored as healthy as the other.
Judas the son of James; and Judas Iscariot, who also became a traitor.
Behold, I give you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy. Nothing will in any way hurt you.
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. You aren’t able to serve God and mammon a."
The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, also heard all these things, and they scoffed at him.
saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn’t fear God, and didn’t respect man.
The chief priests and the scribes sought to lay hands on him that very hour, but they feared the people — for they knew he had spoken this parable against them.
When you hear of wars and disturbances, don’t be terrified, for these things must happen first, but the end won’t come immediately."
Satan entered into Judas, who was surnamed Iscariot, who was numbered with the twelve.
The chief priests and the scribes stood, vehemently accusing him.
The disciples told him, "Rabbi, the Jews were just trying to stone you, and are you going there again?"
They will put you out of the synagogues. Yes, the time comes that whoever kills you will think that he offers service to God.
So Pilate then took Jesus, and flogged him.
Now about that time, King Herod stretched out his hands to oppress some of the assembly.
He killed James, the brother of John, with the sword.
When he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to seize Peter also. This was during the days of unleavened bread.
The people shouted, "The voice of a god, and not of a man!"
Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he didn’t give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.
The high priest, Ananias, commanded those who stood by him to strike him on the mouth.
For if I have done wrong, and have committed anything worthy of death, I don’t refuse to die; but if none of those things is true that they accuse me of, no one can give me up to them. I appeal to Caesar!"
For rulers are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. Do you desire to have no fear of the authority? Do that which is good, and you will have praise from the same,
for he is a servant of God to you for good. But if you do that which is evil, be afraid, for he doesn’t bear the sword in vain; for he is a servant of God, an avenger for wrath to him who does evil.
Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.
The night is far gone, and the day is near. Let’s therefore throw off the works of darkness, and let’s put on the armor of light.
Let us walk properly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and lustful acts, and not in strife and jealousy.
For there are certain men who crept in secretly, even those who were long ago written about for this condemnation: ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into indecency, and denying our only Master, God, and Lord, Jesus Christ.
I saw something like a sea of glass mixed with fire, and those who overcame the beast, his image, a and the number of his name, standing on the sea of glass, having harps of God.