Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. And they sang responsively, praising and giving thanks to the Lord, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever toward Israel.” And all the people shouted with a great shout when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall. And now be it known to the king that the Jews who came up from you to us have gone to Jerusalem. I was at ease, and he broke me apart; he seized me by the neck and dashed me to pieces; he set me up as his target; Let those curse it who curse the day, who are ready to rouse up Leviathan. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. The god who possessed the Table… You crushed the heads of Leviathan; you gave him as food for the creatures of the wilderness. They are finishing the walls and repairing the foundations. They appointed the Levites, from twenty years old and upward, to supervise the work of the house of the Lord. Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: “I am the Lord, who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by myself. The Marduk Prophecy is a prophetic text discussing three occasions on which Babylon is abandoned by Marduk. “Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook or press down his tongue with a cord? Z. “Thus says the Lord of hosts: These people say the time has not yet come to rebuild the house of the Lord.”. A Psalm of Asaph. His body was like beryl, his face like the appearance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and legs like the gleam of burnished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude. O Then he wrote down the dream and told the sum of the matter. While his name is Marduk, it was probably pronounced as Marutuk. Malchiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama and Nedabiah; These are the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. T Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. P Smoke went up from his nostrils, and devouring fire from his mouth; glowing coals flamed forth from him. “To Artaxerxes the king: Your servants, the men of the province Beyond the River, send greeting. The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining. And the word was true, and it was a great conflict. The reference to Marduk's reign in Hatti is believed to correspond to the Hittite king Mursili I 's capture of Marduk's statue (later returned to Babylon by Kassite king Agum II). Click the 'Search' button below to search the entire website (including all scripture translations, comments, commentary, Bible dictionary, articles, and other pages): Some of the details are obscured by a lacuna. So they are without excuse. Now in the second year after their coming to the house of God at Jerusalem, in the second month, Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son of Jozadak made a beginning, together with the rest of their kinsmen, the priests and the Levites and all who had come to Jerusalem from the captivity. In the days of wheat harvest Reuben went and found mandrakes in the field and brought them to his mother Leah. Peace. For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, ... Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. There go the ships, and Leviathan, which you formed to play in it. Does not understanding raise her voice? Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king as follows: Rehum the commander, Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their associates, the judges, the governors, the officials, the Persians, the men of Erech, the Babylonians, the men of Susa, that is, the Elamites, and the rest of the nations whom the great and noble Osnappar deported and settled in the cities of Samaria and in the rest of the province Beyond the River. And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the Lord, the priests in their vestments came forward with trumpets, and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, with cymbals, to praise the Lord, according to the directions of David king of Israel. And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God. Labs On that day living waters shall flow out from Jerusalem, half of them to the eastern sea and half of them to the western sea. ‣ Early Mesopotamian Empires and Peoples | Akkadians; Ur; Amorites ; Babylon; Tower of Babel; Canaanites . ‣ They are rebuilding that rebellious and wicked city. Can you bind him in the furrow with ropes, or will he harrow the valleys after you? ‣ Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” They have neither knowledge nor understanding, they walk about in darkness; all the foundations of the earth are shaken. His daughter-in-law Tamar also bore him Perez and Zerah. ‣ V ‣ ‣ Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. ... Now when the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the returned exiles were building a temple to the Lord, the God of Israel, they approached Zerubbabel and the heads of fathers' houses and said to them, “Let us build with you, for we worship your God as you do, and we have been sacrificing to him ever since the days of Esarhaddon king of Assyria who brought us here.” But Zerubbabel, Jeshua, and the rest of the heads of fathers' houses in Israel said to them, “You have nothing to do with us in building a house to our God; but we alone will build to the Lord, the God of Israel, as King Cyrus the king of Persia has commanded us.” Then the people of the land discouraged the people of Judah and made them afraid to build and bribed counselors against them to frustrate their purpose, all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia. S Geocoding And the king said to them, “I had a dream, and my spirit is troubled to know the dream.” Then the Chaldeans said to the king in Aramaic, “O king, live forever! You have rescued me from the horns of the wild oxen! The sons of Judah: Er, Onan and Shelah; these three Bath-shua the Canaanite bore to him. And I saw in the vision; and when I saw, I was in Susa the capital, which is in the province of Elam. The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion. About Egypt. ‣ Marduk became chief god of the Babylonian pantheon at the time of Hammurabi. ... And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with some of the vessels of the house of God. Hezekiah Receives Envoys from Babylon. “The word of the LORD you have spoken is good,” Hezekiah replied. “How you are fallen from heaven, O Day Star, son of Dawn! His principal temple was the É-sag-ila, “the house that lifts up its head” in Babylon. Remember Mount Zion, where you have dwelt. Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the Lord; awake, as in days of old, the generations of long ago. O God, why do you cast us off forever? For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, or as a watch in the night. (death), (Jeremiah 50:2) identical with the famous Babylonian Bel or Belus, the word being probably at first a mere epithet of the god, which by degrees superseded his proper appellation. This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering— ... Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. Tell me, if you have understanding. In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. Then you may rise up early and go on your way.” They said, “No; we will spend the night in the town square.” But he pressed them strongly; so they turned aside to him and entered his house. The sons of Gad: Ziphion, Haggi, Shuni, Ezbon, Eri, Arodi, and Areli. He restored local religious cults in the countries that he controlled and provided funds for the rebuilding of temples. In the fourteenth year Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him came and defeated the Rephaim in Ashteroth-karnaim, the Zuzim in Ham, the Emim in Shaveh-kiriathaim, ... Visit the Bible online to search for words if you don’t know the specific passage your’re looking for. The seacoast shall become the possession of the remnant of the house of Judah, on which they shall graze, and in the houses of Ashkelon they shall lie down at evening. He will raise a signal for the nations and will assemble the banished of Israel, and gather the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth. 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