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01-GENESIS

01-2:3††††† And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

 

01-2:23†††† And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.

 

01-3:10†††† And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.

 

01-3:14†††† And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

 

01-3:17†††† And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

 

01-3:20†††† And Adam called his wifeís name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

 

01-5:29†††† And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.

 

01-7:7††††† And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sonsí wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.

 

01-11:9†††† Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

 

01-12:13††† Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.

 

01-12:17††† And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abramís wife.

 

01-16:11††† And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.

 

01-18:20††† And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;

 

01-19:13††† For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.

 

01-20:11††† And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wifeís sake.

 

01-20:18††† For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abrahamís wife.

 

01-21:11††† And the thing was very grievous in Abrahamís sight because of his son.

 

01-21:12††† And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

 

01-21:13††† And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

 

01-21:25††† And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelechís servants had violently taken away.

 

01-21:31††† Wherefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they sware both of them.

 

01-22:16††† And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son:

 

01-22:18††† And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.

 

01-25:21††† And Isaac intreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

 

01-25:28††† And Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.

 

01-26:5†††† Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

 

01-26:7†††† And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.

 

01-26:9†††† And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.

 

01-26:20††† And the herdmen of Gerar did strive with Isaacís herdmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.

 

01-27:20††† And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou hast found it so quickly, my son? And he said, Because the LORD thy God brought it to me.

 

01-27:23††† And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esauís hands: so he blessed him.

 

01-27:41††† And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.

 

01-27:46††† And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?

 

01-28:11††† And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.

 

01-29:15††† And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell me, what shall thy wages be?

 

01-29:33††† And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Because the LORD hath heard that I was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and she called his name Simeon.

 

01-29:34††† And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Now this time will my husband be joined unto me, because I have born him three sons: therefore was his name called Levi.

 

01-30:18††† And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

 

01-30:20††† And Leah said, God hath endued me with a good dowry; now will my husband dwell with me, because I have born him six sons: and she called his name Zebulun.

 

01-31:30††† And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou sore longedst after thy fatherís house, yet wherefore hast thou stolen my gods?

 

01-31:31††† And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.

 

01-32:32††† Therefore the children of Israel eat not of the sinew which shrank, which is upon the hollow of the thigh, unto this day: because he touched the hollow of Jacobís thigh in the sinew that shrank.

 

01-33:11††† Take, I pray thee, my blessing that is brought to thee; because God hath dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough. And he urged him, and he took it.

 

01-34:7†††† And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacobís daughter; which thing ought not to be done.

 

01-34:13††† And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, because he had defiled Dinah their sister:

 

01-34:19††† And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacobís daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father.

 

01-34:27††† The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister.

 

01-35:7†††† And he built there an altar, and called the place Elbethel: because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.

 

01-36:7†††† For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land wherein they were strangers could not bear them because of their cattle.

 

01-37:3†††† Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.

 

01-38:15††† When Judah saw her, he thought her to be an harlot; because she had covered her face.

 

01-38:26††† And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She hath been more righteous than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.

 

01-39:9†††† There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

 

01-39:23††† The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing that was under his hand; because the LORD was with him, and that which he did, the LORD made it to prosper.

 

01-41:32††† And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

 

01-41:57††† And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph for to buy corn; because that the famine was so sore in all lands.

 

01-43:18††† And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Josephís house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.

 

01-43:32††† And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.

 

01-46:30††† And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, because thou art yet alive.

 

01-47:20††† And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the famine prevailed over them: so the land became Pharaohís.

 

01-49:4†††† Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to thy fatherís bed; then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch.

 

02-EXODUS

02-1:12†††† But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.

 

02-1:19†††† And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives come in unto them.

 

02-1:21†††† And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses.

 

02-2:10†††† And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaohís daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water.

 

02-4:26†††† So he let him go: then she said, A bloody husband thou art, because of the circumcision.

 

02-5:21†††† And they said unto them, The LORD look upon you, and judge; because ye have made our savour to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to slay us.

 

02-8:12†††† And Moses and Aaron went out from Pharaoh: and Moses cried unto the LORD because of the frogs which he had brought against Pharaoh.

 

02-9:11†††† And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.

 

02-12:39††† And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any victual.

 

02-13:8†††† And thou shalt shew thy son in that day, saying, This is done because of that which the LORD did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt.

 

02-14:11††† And they said unto Moses, Because there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness? wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out of Egypt?

 

02-17:7†††† And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?

 

02-17:16††† For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn that the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.

 

02-18:15††† And Moses said unto his father in law, Because the people come unto me to enquire of God:

 

02-19:18††† And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.

 

02-29:33††† And they shall eat those things wherewith the atonement was made, to consecrate and to sanctify them: but a stranger shall not eat thereof, because they are holy.

 

02-29:34††† And if ought of the flesh of the consecrations, or of the bread, remain unto the morning, then thou shalt burn the remainder with fire: it shall not be eaten, because it is holy.

 

02-32:35††† And the LORD plagued the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.

 

02-40:35††† And Moses was not able to enter into the tent of the congregation, because the cloud abode thereon, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.

 

03-LEVITICUS

03-6:4††††† Then it shall be, because he hath sinned, and is guilty, that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he hath deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found,

 

03-6:9††††† Command Aaron and his sons, saying, This is the law of the burnt offering: It is the burnt offering, because of the burning upon the altar all night unto the morning, and the fire of the altar shall be burning in it.

 

03-10:13††† And ye shall eat it in the holy place, because it is thy due, and thy sonsí due, of the sacrifices of the LORD made by fire: for so I am commanded.

 

03-11:4†††† Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the hoof: as the camel, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.

 

03-11:5†††† And the coney, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.

 

03-11:6†††† And the hare, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.

 

03-14:48††† And if the priest shall come in, and look upon it, and, behold, the plague hath not spread in the house, after the house was plaistered: then the priest shall pronounce the house clean, because the plague is healed.

 

03-15:2†††† Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When any man hath a running issue out of his flesh, because of his issue he is unclean.

 

03-16:16††† And he shall make an atonement for the holy place, because of the uncleanness of the children of Israel, and because of their transgressions in all their sins: and so shall he do for the tabernacle of the congregation, that remaineth among them in the midst of their uncleanness.

 

03-19:8†††† Therefore every one that eateth it shall bear his iniquity, because he hath profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD: and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

 

03-19:20††† And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.

 

03-20:3†††† And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.

 

03-21:23††† Only he shall not go in unto the vail, nor come nigh unto the altar, because he hath a blemish; that he profane not my sanctuaries: for I the LORD do sanctify them.

 

03-22:7†††† And when the sun is down, he shall be clean, and shall afterward eat of the holy things; because it is his food.

 

03-22:25††† Neither from a strangerís hand shall ye offer the bread of your God of any of these; because their corruption is in them, and blemishes be in them: they shall not be accepted for you.

 

03-26:10††† And ye shall eat old store, and bring forth the old because of the new.

 

03-26:35††† As long as it lieth desolate it shall rest; because it did not rest in your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it.

 

03-26:43††† The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she lieth desolate without them: and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because they despised my judgments, and because their soul abhorred my statutes.

 

04-NUMBERS

04-3:13†††† Because all the firstborn are mine; for on the day that I smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt I hallowed unto me all the firstborn in Israel, both man and beast: mine shall they be: I am the LORD.

 

04-6:7††††† He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is upon his head.

 

04-6:12†††† And he shall consecrate unto the LORD the days of his separation, and shall bring a lamb of the first year for a trespass offering: but the days that were before shall be lost, because his separation was defiled.

 

04-7:9††††† But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonging unto them was that they should bear upon their shoulders.

 

04-9:13†††† But the man that is clean, and is not in a journey, and forbeareth to keep the passover, even the same soul shall be cut off from among his people: because he brought not the offering of the LORD in his appointed season, that man shall bear his sin.

 

04-11:3†††† And he called the name of the place Taberah: because the fire of the LORD burnt among them.

 

04-11:14††† I am not able to bear all this people alone, because it is too heavy for me.

 

04-11:20††† But even a whole month, until it come out at your nostrils, and it be loathsome unto you: because that ye have despised the LORD which is among you, and have wept before him, saying, Why came we forth out of Egypt?

 

04-11:34††† And he called the name of that place Kibrothhattaavah: because there they buried the people that lusted.

 

04-12:1†††† And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.

 

04-13:24††† The place was called the brook Eshcol, because of the cluster of grapes which the children of Israel cut down from thence.

 

04-14:16††† Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he sware unto them, therefore he hath slain them in the wilderness.

 

04-14:22††† Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;

 

04-14:24††† But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it.

 

04-14:43††† For the Amalekites and the Canaanites are there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword: because ye are turned away from the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with you.

 

04-15:31††† Because he hath despised the word of the LORD, and hath broken his commandment, that soul shall utterly be cut off; his iniquity shall be upon him.

 

04-15:34††† And they put him in ward, because it was not declared what should be done to him.

 

04-19:13††† Whosoever toucheth the dead body of any man that is dead, and purifieth not himself, defileth the tabernacle of the LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from Israel: because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean; his uncleanness is yet upon him.

 

04-19:20††† But the man that shall be unclean, and shall not purify himself, that soul shall be cut off from among the congregation, because he hath defiled the sanctuary of the LORD: the water of separation hath not been sprinkled upon him; he is unclean.

 

04-20:12††† And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them.

 

04-20:13††† This is the water of Meribah, because the children of Israel strove with the LORD, and he was sanctified in them.

 

04-20:24††† Aaron shall be gathered unto his people: for he shall not enter into the land which I have given unto the children of Israel, because ye rebelled against my word at the water of Meribah.

 

04-21:4†††† And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way.

 

04-22:3†††† And Moab was sore afraid of the people, because they were many: and Moab was distressed because of the children of Israel.

 

04-22:22††† And Godís anger was kindled because he went: and the angel of the LORD stood in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and his two servants were with him.

 

04-22:29††† And Balaam said unto the ass, Because thou hast mocked me: I would there were a sword in mine hand, for now would I kill thee.

 

04-22:32††† And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Wherefore hast thou smitten thine ass these three times? behold, I went out to withstand thee, because thy way is perverse before me:

 

04-25:13††† And he shall have it, and his seed after him, even the covenant of an everlasting priesthood; because he was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for the children of Israel.

 

04-26:62††† And those that were numbered of them were twenty and three thousand, all males from a month old and upward: for they were not numbered among the children of Israel, because there was no inheritance given them among the children of Israel.

 

04-27:4†††† Why should the name of our father be done away from among his family, because he hath no son? Give unto us therefore a possession among the brethren of our father.

 

04-30:5†††† But if her father disallow her in the day that he heareth; not any of her vows, or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul, shall stand: and the LORD shall forgive her, because her father disallowed her.

 

04-30:14††† But if her husband altogether hold his peace at her from day to day; then he establisheth all her vows, or all her bonds, which are upon her: he confirmeth them, because he held his peace at her in the day that he heard them.

 

04-32:11††† Surely none of the men that came up out of Egypt, from twenty years old and upward, shall see the land which I sware unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob; because they have not wholly followed me:

 

04-32:17††† But we ourselves will go ready armed before the children of Israel, until we have brought them unto their place: and our little ones shall dwell in the fenced cities because of the inhabitants of the land.

 

04-32:19††† For we will not inherit with them on yonder side Jordan, or forward; because our inheritance is fallen to us on this side Jordan eastward.

 

04-35:28††† Because he should have remained in the city of his refuge until the death of the high priest: but after the death of the high priest the slayer shall return into the land of his possession.

 

05-DEUTERONOMY

05-1:27†††† And ye murmured in your tents, and said, Because the LORD hated us, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us.

 

05-1:36†††† Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh; he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he hath trodden upon, and to his children, because he hath wholly followed the LORD.

 

05-2:5††††† Meddle not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot breadth; because I have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession.

 

05-2:9††††† And the LORD said unto me, Distress not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle: for I will not give thee of their land for a possession; because I have given Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession.

 

05-2:19†††† And when thou comest nigh over against the children of Ammon, distress them not, nor meddle with them: for I will not give thee of the land of the children of Ammon any possession; because I have given it unto the children of Lot for a possession.

 

05-2:25†††† This day will I begin to put the dread of thee and the fear of thee upon the nations that are under the whole heaven, who shall hear report of thee, and shall tremble, and be in anguish because of thee.

 

05-4:3††††† Your eyes have seen what the LORD did because of Baalpeor: for all the men that followed Baalpeor, the LORD thy God hath destroyed them from among you.

 

05-4:37†††† And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them, and brought thee out in his sight with his mighty power out of Egypt;

 

05-7:7††††† The LORD did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all people:

 

05-7:8††††† But because the LORD loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the LORD brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

 

05-8:20†††† As the nations which the LORD destroyeth before your face, so shall ye perish; because ye would not be obedient unto the voice of the LORD your God.

 

05-9:18†††† And I fell down before the LORD, as at the first, forty days and forty nights: I did neither eat bread, nor drink water, because of all your sins which ye sinned, in doing wickedly in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

 

05-9:25†††† Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell down at the first; because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

 

05-9:28†††† Lest the land whence thou broughtest us out say, Because the LORD was not able to bring them into the land which he promised them, and because he hated them, he hath brought them out to slay them in the wilderness.

 

05-12:20††† When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.

 

05-13:5†††† And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he hath spoken to turn you away from the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, to thrust thee out of the way which the LORD thy God commanded thee to walk in. So shalt thou put the evil away from the midst of thee.

 

05-13:10††† And thou shalt stone him with stones, that he die; because he hath sought to thrust thee away from the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.

 

05-14:8†††† And the swine, because it divideth the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it is unclean unto you: ye shall not eat of their flesh, nor touch their dead carcase.

 

05-14:29††† And the Levite, ( because he hath no part nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.

 

05-15:2†††† And this is the manner of the release: Every creditor that lendeth ought unto his neighbour shall release it; he shall not exact it of his neighbour, or of his brother; because it is called the LORDíS release.

 

05-15:10††† Thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him: because that for this thing the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto.

 

05-15:16††† And it shall be, if he say unto thee, I will not go away from thee; because he loveth thee and thine house, because he is well with thee;

 

05-16:15††† Seven days shalt thou keep a solemn feast unto the LORD thy God in the place which the LORD shall choose: because the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thine increase, and in all the works of thine hands, therefore thou shalt surely rejoice.

 

05-18:12††† For all that do these things are an abomination unto the LORD: and because of these abominations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee.

 

05-19:6†††† Lest the avenger of the blood pursue the slayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him; whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he hated him not in time past.

 

05-20:3†††† And shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye approach this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts faint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be ye terrified because of them;

 

05-21:14††† And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go whither she will; but thou shalt not sell her at all for money, thou shalt not make merchandise of her, because thou hast humbled her.

 

05-22:19††† And they shall amerce him in an hundred shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of the damsel, because he hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel: and she shall be his wife; he may not put her away all his days.

 

05-22:21††† Then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her fatherís house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones that she die: because she hath wrought folly in Israel, to play the whore in her fatherís house: so shalt thou put evil away from among you.

 

05-22:24††† Then ye shall bring them both out unto the gate of that city, and ye shall stone them with stones that they die; the damsel, because she cried not, being in the city; and the man, because he hath humbled his neighbourís wife: so thou shalt put away evil from among you.

 

05-22:29††† Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damselís father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife; because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days.

 

05-23:4†††† Because they met you not with bread and with water in the way, when ye came forth out of Egypt; and because they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor of Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee.

 

05-23:5†††† Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.

 

05-23:7†††† Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian; because thou wast a stranger in his land.

 

05-24:1†††† When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

 

05-27:20††† Cursed be he that lieth with his fatherís wife; because he uncovereth his fatherís skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

 

05-28:20††† The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me.

 

05-28:45††† Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded thee:

 

05-28:47††† Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things;

 

05-28:55††† So that he will not give to any of them of the flesh of his children whom he shall eat: because he hath nothing left him in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee in all thy gates.

 

05-28:62††† And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou wouldest not obey the voice of the LORD thy God.

 

05-29:25††† Then men shall say, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD God of their fathers, which he made with them when he brought them forth out of the land of Egypt:

 

05-31:17††† Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall befall them; so that they will say in that day, Are not these evils come upon us, because our God is not among us?

 

05-31:29††† For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days; because ye will do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.

 

05-32:3†††† Because I will publish the name of the LORD: ascribe ye greatness unto our God.

 

05-32:19††† And when the LORD saw it, he abhorred them, because of the provoking of his sons, and of his daughters.

 

05-32:47††† For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.

 

05-32:51††† Because ye trespassed against me among the children of Israel at the waters of Meribah-Kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin; because ye sanctified me not in the midst of the children of Israel.

 

05-33:21††† And he provided the first part for himself, because there, in a portion of the lawgiver, was he seated; and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel.

 

06-JOSHUA

06-2:9††††† And she said unto the men, I know that the LORD hath given you the land, and that your terror is fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land faint because of you.

 

06-2:11†††† And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.

 

06-2:24†††† And they said unto Joshua, Truly the LORD hath delivered into our hands all the land; for even all the inhabitants of the country do faint because of us.

 

06-5:1††††† And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.

 

06-5:6††††† For the children of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, till all the people that were men of war, which came out of Egypt, were consumed, because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD: unto whom the LORD sware that he would not shew them the land, which the LORD sware unto their fathers that he would give us, a land that floweth with milk and honey.

 

06-5:7††††† And their children, whom he raised up in their stead, them Joshua circumcised: for they were uncircumcised, because they had not circumcised them by the way.

 

06-6:1††††† Now Jericho was straitly shut up because of the children of Israel: none went out, and none came in.

 

06-6:17†††† And the city shall be accursed, even it, and all that are therein, to the LORD: only Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all that are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent.

 

06-6:25†††† And Joshua saved Rahab the harlot alive, and her fatherís household, and all that she had; and she dwelleth in Israel even unto this day; because she hid the messengers, which Joshua sent to spy out Jericho.

 

06-7:12†††† Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, but turned their backs before their enemies, because they were accursed: neither will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you.

 

06-7:15†††† And it shall be, that he that is taken with the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire, he and all that he hath: because he hath transgressed the covenant of the LORD, and because he hath wrought folly in Israel.

 

06-9:9††††† And they said unto him, From a very far country thy servants are come because of the name of the LORD thy God: for we have heard the fame of him, and all that he did in Egypt,

 

06-9:18†††† And the children of Israel smote them not, because the princes of the congregation had sworn unto them by the LORD God of Israel. And all the congregation murmured against the princes.

 

06-9:20†††† This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.

 

06-9:24†††† And they answered Joshua, and said, Because it was certainly told thy servants, how that the LORD thy God commanded his servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land from before you, therefore we were sore afraid of our lives because of you, and have done this thing.

 

06-10:2†††† That they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty.

 

06-10:42††† And all these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time, because the LORD God of Israel fought for Israel.

 

06-11:6†††† And the LORD said unto Joshua, Be not afraid because of them: for to morrow about this time will I deliver them up all slain before Israel: thou shalt hough their horses, and burn their chariots with fire.

 

06-14:9†††† And Moses sware on that day, saying, Surely the land whereon thy feet have trodden shall be thine inheritance, and thy childrenís for ever, because thou hast wholly followed the LORD my God.

 

06-14:14††† Hebron therefore became the inheritance of Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite unto this day, because that he wholly followed the LORD God of Israel.

 

06-17:1†††† There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.

 

06-17:6†††† Because the daughters of Manasseh had an inheritance among his sons: and the rest of Manassehís sons had the land of Gilead.

 

06-20:5†††† And if the avenger of blood pursue after him, then they shall not deliver the slayer up into his hand; because he smote his neighbour unwittingly, and hated him not beforetime.

 

06-22:31††† And Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest said unto the children of Reuben, and to the children of Gad, and to the children of Manasseh, This day we perceive that the LORD is among us, because ye have not committed this trespass against the LORD: now ye have delivered the children of Israel out of the hand of the LORD.

 

06-23:3†††† And ye have seen all that the LORD your God hath done unto all these nations because of you; for the LORD your God is he that hath fought for you.

 

07-JUDGES

07-1:19†††† And the LORD was with Judah; and he drave out the inhabitants of the mountain; but could not drive out the inhabitants of the valley, because they had chariots of iron.

 

07-2:18†††† And when the LORD raised them up judges, then the LORD was with the judge, and delivered them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge: for it repented the LORD because of their groanings by reason of them that oppressed them and vexed them.

 

07-2:20†††† And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel; and he said, Because that this people hath transgressed my covenant which I commanded their fathers, and have not hearkened unto my voice;

 

07-3:12†††† And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done evil in the sight of the LORD.

 

07-5:23†††† Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty.

 

07-6:2††††† And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.

 

07-6:6††††† And Israel was greatly impoverished because of the Midianites; and the children of Israel cried unto the LORD.

 

07-6:7††††† And it came to pass, when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD because of the Midianites,

 

07-6:22†††† And when Gideon perceived that he was an angel of the LORD, Gideon said, Alas, O Lord GOD! for because I have seen an angel of the LORD face to face.

 

07-6:27†††† Then Gideon took ten men of his servants, and did as the LORD had said unto him: and so it was, because he feared his fatherís household, and the men of the city, that he could not do it by day, that he did it by night.

 

07-6:30†††† Then the men of the city said unto Joash, Bring out thy son, that he may die: because he hath cast down the altar of Baal, and because he hath cut down the grove that was by it.

 

07-6:31†††† And Joash said unto all that stood against him, Will ye plead for Baal? will ye save him? he that will plead for him, let him be put to death whilst it is yet morning: if he be a god, let him plead for himself, because one hath cast down his altar.

 

07-6:32†††† Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.

 

07-8:20†††† And he said unto Jether his firstborn, Up, and slay them. But the youth drew not his sword: for he feared, because he was yet a youth.

 

07-8:24†††† And Gideon said unto them, I would desire a request of you, that ye would give me every man the earrings of his prey. (For they had golden earrings, because they were Ishmaelites.)

 

07-9:18†††† And ye are risen up against my fatherís house this day, and have slain his sons, threescore and ten persons, upon one stone, and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, because he is your brother;)

 

07-10:10††† And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, saying, We have sinned against thee, both because we have forsaken our God, and also served Baalim.

 

07-11:13††† And the king of the children of Ammon answered unto the messengers of Jephthah, Because Israel took away my land, when they came up out of Egypt, from Arnon even unto Jabbok, and unto Jordan: now therefore restore those lands again peaceably.

 

07-12:4†††† Then Jephthah gathered together all the men of Gilead, and fought with Ephraim: and the men of Gilead smote Ephraim, because they said, Ye Gileadites are fugitives of Ephraim among the Ephraimites, and among the Manassites.

 

07-13:22††† And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God.

 

07-14:17††† And she wept before him the seven days, while their feast lasted: and it came to pass on the seventh day, that he told her, because she lay sore upon him: and she told the riddle to the children of her people.

 

07-15:6†††† Then the Philistines said, Who hath done this? And they answered, Samson, the son in law of the Timnite, because he had taken his wife, and given her to his companion. And the Philistines came up, and burnt her and her father with fire.

 

07-18:28††† And there was no deliverer, because it was far from Zidon, and they had no business with any man; and it was in the valley that lieth by Bethrehob. And they built a city, and dwelt therein.

 

07-20:36††† So the children of Benjamin saw that they were smitten: for the men of Israel gave place to the Benjamites, because they trusted unto the liers in wait which they had set beside Gibeah.

 

07-21:15††† And the people repented them for Benjamin, because that the LORD had made a breach in the tribes of Israel.

 

07-21:22††† And it shall be, when their fathers or their brethren come unto us to complain, that we will say unto them, Be favourable unto them for our sakes: because we reserved not to each man his wife in the war: for ye did not give unto them at this time, that ye should be guilty.

 

09-1 SAMUEL

09-1:6††††† And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb.

 

09-1:20†††† Wherefore it came to pass, when the time was come about after Hannah had conceived, that she bare a son, and called his name Samuel, saying, Because I have asked him of the LORD.

 

09-2:1††††† And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the LORD, mine horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth is enlarged over mine enemies; because I rejoice in thy salvation.

 

09-2:25†††† If one man sin against another, the judge shall judge him: but if a man sin against the LORD, who shall intreat for him? Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto the voice of their father, because the LORD would slay them.

 

09-3:13†††† For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.

 

09-4:21†††† And she named the child Ichabod, saying, The glory is departed from Israel: because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father in law and her husband.

 

09-6:19†††† And he smote the men of Bethshemesh, because they had looked into the ark of the LORD, even he smote of the people fifty thousand and threescore and ten men: and the people lamented, because the LORD had smitten many of the people with a great slaughter.

 

09-8:18†††† And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye shall have chosen you; and the LORD will not hear you in that day.

 

09-9:13†††† As soon as ye be come into the city, ye shall straightway find him, before he go up to the high place to eat: for the people will not eat until he come, because he doth bless the sacrifice; and afterwards they eat that be bidden. Now therefore get you up; for about this time ye shall find him.

 

09-9:16†††† To morrow about this time I will send thee a man out of the land of Benjamin, and thou shalt anoint him to be captain over my people Israel, that he may save my people out of the hand of the Philistines: for I have looked upon my people, because their cry is come unto me.

 

09-10:1†††† Then Samuel took a vial of oil, and poured it upon his head, and kissed him, and said, Is it not because the LORD hath anointed thee to be captain over his inheritance?

 

09-12:10††† And they cried unto the LORD, and said, We have sinned, because we have forsaken the LORD, and have served Baalim and Ashtaroth: but now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve thee.

 

09-12:22††† For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great nameís sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you his people.

 

09-13:11††† And Samuel said, What hast thou done? And Saul said, Because I saw that the people were scattered from me, and that thou camest not within the days appointed, and that the Philistines gathered themselves together at Michmash;

 

09-13:14††† But now thy kingdom shall not continue: the LORD hath sought him a man after his own heart, and the LORD hath commanded him to be captain over his people, because thou hast not kept that which the LORD commanded thee.

 

09-14:29††† Then said Jonathan, My father hath troubled the land: see, I pray you, how mine eyes have been enlightened, because I tasted a little of this honey.

 

09-15:23††† For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king.

 

09-15:24††† And Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned: for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD, and thy words: because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.

 

09-16:7†††† But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.

 

09-17:32††† And David said to Saul, Let no manís heart fail because of him; thy servant will go and fight with this Philistine.

 

09-18:3†††† Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

 

09-18:12††† And Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with him, and was departed from Saul.

 

09-18:16††† But all Israel and Judah loved David, because he went out and came in before them.

 

09-19:4†††† And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to thee-ward very good:

 

09-20:17††† And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

 

09-20:18††† Then Jonathan said to David, To morrow is the new moon: and thou shalt be missed, because thy seat will be empty.

 

09-20:34††† So Jonathan arose from the table in fierce anger, and did eat no meat the second day of the month: for he was grieved for David, because his father had done him shame.

 

09-21:8†††† And David said unto Ahimelech, And is there not here under thine hand spear or sword? for I have neither brought my sword nor my weapons with me, because the kingís business required haste.

 

09-22:17††† And the king said unto the footmen that stood about him, Turn, and slay the priests of the LORD; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew when he fled, and did not shew it to me. But the servants of the king would not put forth their hand to fall upon the priests of the LORD.

 

09-24:5†††† And it came to pass afterward, that Davidís heart smote him, because he had cut off Saulís skirt.

 

09-25:28††† I pray thee, forgive the trespass of thine handmaid: for the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house; because my lord fighteth the battles of the LORD, and evil hath not been found in thee all thy days.

 

09-26:12††† So David took the spear and the cruse of water from Saulís bolster; and they gat them away, and no man saw it, nor knew it, neither awaked: for they were all asleep; because a deep sleep from the LORD was fallen upon them.

 

09-26:16††† This thing is not good that thou hast done. As the LORD liveth, ye are worthy to die, because ye have not kept your master, the LORDíS anointed. And now see where the kingís spear is, and the cruse of water that was at his bolster.

 

09-26:21††† Then said Saul, I have sinned: return, my son David: for I will no more do thee harm, because my soul was precious in thine eyes this day: behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly.

 

09-28:18††† Because thou obeyedst not the voice of the LORD, nor executedst his fierce wrath upon Amalek, therefore hath the LORD done this thing unto thee this day.

 

09-28:20††† Then Saul fell straightway all along on the earth, and was sore afraid, because of the words of Samuel: and there was no strength in him; for he had eaten no bread all the day, nor all the night.

 

09-30:6†††† And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.

 

09-30:13††† And David said unto him, To whom belongest thou? and whence art thou? And he said, I am a young man of Egypt, servant to an Amalekite; and my master left me, because three days ago I fell sick.

 

09-30:16††† And when he had brought him down, behold, they were spread abroad upon all the earth, eating and drinking, and dancing, because of all the great spoil that they had taken out of the land of the Philistines, and out of the land of Judah.

 

09-30:22††† Then answered all the wicked men and men of Belial, of those that went with David, and said, Because they went not with us, we will not give them ought of the spoil that we have recovered, save to every man his wife and his children, that they may lead them away, and depart.

 

10-2 SAMUEL

10-1:9††††† He said unto me again, Stand, I pray thee, upon me, and slay me: for anguish is come upon me, because my life is yet whole in me.

 

10-1:10†††† So I stood upon him, and slew him, because I was sure that he could not live after that he was fallen: and I took the crown that was upon his head, and the bracelet that was on his arm, and have brought them hither unto my lord.

 

10-1:12†††† And they mourned, and wept, and fasted until even, for Saul, and for Jonathan his son, and for the people of the LORD, and for the house of Israel; because they were fallen by the sword.

 

10-2:6††††† And now the LORD shew kindness and truth unto you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.

 

10-3:11†††† And he could not answer Abner a word again, because he feared him.

 

10-3:30†††† So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.

 

10-6:8††††† And David was displeased, because the LORD had made a breach upon Uzzah: and he called the name of the place Perezuzzah to this day.

 

10-6:12†††† And it was told king David, saying, The LORD hath blessed the house of Obededom, and all that pertaineth unto him, because of the ark of God. So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obededom into the city of David with gladness.

 

10-8:10†††† Then Toi sent Joram his son unto king David, to salute him, and to bless him, because he had fought against Hadadezer, and smitten him: for Hadadezer had wars with Toi. And Joram brought with him vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and vessels of brass:

 

10-10:5†††† When they told it unto David, he sent to meet them, because the men were greatly ashamed: and the king said, Tarry at Jericho until your beards be grown, and then return.

 

10-12:6†††† And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.

 

10-12:10††† Now therefore the sword shall never depart from thine house; because thou hast despised me, and hast taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be thy wife.

 

10-12:14††† Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, the child also that is born unto thee shall surely die.

 

10-12:25††† And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

 

10-13:22††† And Absalom spake unto his brother Amnon neither good nor bad: for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had forced his sister Tamar.

 

10-14:15††† Now therefore that I am come to speak of this thing unto my lord the king, it is because the people have made me afraid: and thy handmaid said, I will now speak unto the king; it may be that the king will perform the request of his handmaid.

 

10-14:26††† And when he polled his head, (for it was at every yearís end that he polled it: because the hair was heavy on him, therefore he polled it:) he weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels after the kingís weight.

 

10-16:8†††† The LORD hath returned upon thee all the blood of the house of Saul, in whose stead thou hast reigned; and the LORD hath delivered the kingdom into the hand of Absalom thy son: and, behold, thou art taken in thy mischief, because thou art a bloody man.

 

10-16:10††† And the king said, What have I to do with you, ye sons of Zeruiah? so let him curse, because the LORD hath said unto him, Curse David. Who shall then say, Wherefore hast thou done so?

 

10-18:20††† And Joab said unto him, Thou shalt not bear tidings this day, but thou shalt bear tidings another day: but this day thou shalt bear no tidings, because the kingís son is dead.

 

10-19:21††† But Abishai the son of Zeruiah answered and said, Shall not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORDíS anointed?

 

10-19:26††† And he answered, My lord, O king, my servant deceived me: for thy servant said, I will saddle me an ass, that I may ride thereon, and go to the king; because thy servant is lame.

 

10-19:42††† And all the men of Judah answered the men of Israel, Because the king is near of kin to us: wherefore then be ye angry for this matter? have we eaten at all of the kingís cost? or hath he given us any gift?

 

10-21:1†††† Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David enquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.

 

10-21:7†††† But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan the son of Saul, because of the LORDíS oath that was between them, between David and Jonathan the son of Saul.

 

10-22:8†††† Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations of heaven moved and shook, because he was wroth.

 

10-22:20††† He brought me forth also into a large place: he delivered me, because he delighted in me.

 

10-23:6†††† But the sons of Belial shall be all of them as thorns thrust away, because they cannot be taken with hands:

 

11-1 KINGS

11-1:50†††† And Adonijah feared because of Solomon, and arose, and went, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.

 

11-2:7††††† But shew kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table: for so they came to me when I fled because of Absalom thy brother.

 

11-2:26†††† And unto Abiathar the priest said the king, Get thee to Anathoth, unto thine own fields; for thou art worthy of death: but I will not at this time put thee to death, because thou barest the ark of the Lord GOD before David my father, and because thou hast been afflicted in all wherein my father was afflicted.

 

11-3:2††††† Only the people sacrificed in high places, because there was no house built unto the name of the LORD, until those days.

 

11-3:11†††† And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies; but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment;

 

11-3:19†††† And this womanís child died in the night; because she overlaid it.

 

11-7:47†††† And Solomon left all the vessels unweighed, because they were exceeding many: neither was the weight of the brass found out.

 

11-8:11†††† So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of the LORD.

 

11-8:33†††† When thy people Israel be smitten down before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee, and shall turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray, and make supplication unto thee in this house:

 

11-8:35†††† When heaven is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee; if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou afflictest them:

 

11-8:64†††† The same day did the king hallow the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD for there he offered burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings: because the brasen altar that was before the LORD was too little to receive the burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings.

 

11-9:9††††† And they shall answer, Because they forsook the LORD their God, who brought forth their fathers out of the land of Egypt, and have taken hold upon other gods, and have worshipped them, and served them: therefore hath the LORD brought upon them all this evil.

 

11-10:9†††† Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel: because the LORD loved Israel for ever, therefore made he thee king, to do judgment and justice.

 

11-11:9†††† And the LORD was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned from the LORD God of Israel, which had appeared unto him twice,

 

11-11:33††† Because that they have forsaken me, and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh the god of the Moabites, and Milcom the god of the children of Ammon, and have not walked in my ways, to do that which is right in mine eyes, and to keep my statutes and my judgments, as did David his father.

 

11-11:34††† Howbeit I will not take the whole kingdom out of his hand: but I will make him prince all the days of his life for David my servantís sake, whom I chose, because he kept my commandments and my statutes:

 

11-14:13††† And all Israel shall mourn for him, and bury him: for he only of Jeroboam shall come to the grave, because in him there is found some good thing toward the LORD God of Israel in the house of Jeroboam.

 

11-14:15††† For the LORD shall smite Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water, and he shall root up Israel out of this good land, which he gave to their fathers, and shall scatter them beyond the river, because they have made their groves, provoking the LORD to anger.

 

11-14:16††† And he shall give Israel up because of the sins of Jeroboam, who did sin, and who made Israel to sin.

 

11-15:5†††† Because David did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, and turned not aside from any thing that he commanded him all the days of his life, save only in the matter of Uriah the Hittite.

 

11-15:13††† And also Maachah his mother, even her he removed from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove; and Asa destroyed her idol, and burnt it by the brook Kidron.

 

11-15:30††† Because of the sins of Jeroboam which he sinned, and which he made Israel sin, by his provocation wherewith he provoked the LORD God of Israel to anger.

 

11-16:7†††† And also by the hand of the prophet Jehu the son of Hanani came the word of the LORD against Baasha, and against his house, even for all the evil that he did in the sight of the LORD, in provoking him to anger with the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam; and because he killed him.

 

11-17:7†††† And it came to pass after a while, that the brook dried up, because there had been no rain in the land.

 

11-19:7†††† And the angel of the LORD came again the second time, and touched him, and said, Arise and eat; because the journey is too great for thee.

 

11-19:14††† And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: because the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.

 

11-20:28††† And there came a man of God, and spake unto the king of Israel, and said, Thus saith the LORD, Because the Syrians have said, The LORD is God of the hills, but he is not God of the valleys, therefore will I deliver all this great multitude into thine hand, and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

 

11-20:36††† Then said he unto him, Because thou hast not obeyed the voice of the LORD, behold, as soon as thou art departed from me, a lion shall slay thee. And as soon as he was departed from him, a lion found him, and slew him.

 

11-20:42††† And he said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Because thou hast let go out of thy hand a man whom I appointed to utter destruction, therefore thy life shall go for his life, and thy people for his people.

 

11-21:2†††† And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money.

 

11-21:4†††† And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him: for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.

 

11-21:6†††† And he said unto her, Because I spake unto Naboth the Jezreelite, and said unto him, Give me thy vineyard for money; or else, if it please thee, I will give thee another vineyard for it: and he answered, I will not give thee my vineyard.

 

11-21:20††† And Ahab said to Elijah, hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he answered, I have found thee; because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the LORD.

 

11-21:29††† Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? because he humbleth himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days: but in his sonís days will I bring the evil upon his house.

 

12-2 KINGS

12-1:3††††† But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite, Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and say unto them, Is it not because there is not a God in Israel, that ye go to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron?

 

12-1:6††††† And they said unto him, There came a man up to meet us, and said unto us, Go, turn again unto the king that sent you, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Is it not because there is not a God in Israel, that thou sendest to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron? therefore thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die.

 

12-1:16†††† And he said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Forasmuch as thou hast sent messengers to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron, is it not because there is no God in Israel to enquire of his word? therefore thou shalt not come down off that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die.

 

12-1:17†††† So he died according to the word of the LORD which Elijah had spoken. And Jehoram reigned in his stead in the second year of Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah; because he had no son.

 

12-5:1††††† Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honourable, because by him the LORD had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valour, but he was a leper.

 

12-8:12†††† And Hazael said, Why weepeth my lord? And he answered, Because I know the evil that thou wilt do unto the children of Israel: their strong holds wilt thou set on fire, and their young men wilt thou slay with the sword, and wilt dash their children, and rip up their women with child.

 

12-8:29†††† And king Joram went back to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds which the Syrians had given him at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Syria. And Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick.

 

12-9:14†††† So Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi conspired against Joram. (Now Joram had kept Ramothgilead, he and all Israel, because of Hazael king of Syria.

 

12-10:30††† And the LORD said unto Jehu, Because thou hast done well in executing that which is right in mine eyes, and hast done unto the house of Ahab according to all that was in mine heart, thy children of the fourth generation shall sit on the throne of Israel.

 

12-13:4†††† And Jehoahaz besought the LORD, and the LORD hearkened unto him: for he saw the oppression of Israel, because the king of Syria oppressed them.

 

12-13:23††† And the LORD was gracious unto them, and had compassion on them, and had respect unto them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, neither cast he them from his presence as yet.

 

12-15:16††† Then Menahem smote Tiphsah, and all that were therein, and the coasts thereof from Tirzah: because they opened not to him, therefore he smote it; and all the women therein that were with child he ripped up.

 

12-17:26††† Wherefore they spake to the king of Assyria, saying, The nations which thou hast removed, and placed in the cities of Samaria, know not the manner of the God of the land: therefore he hath sent lions among them, and, behold, they slay them, because they know not the manner of the God of the land.

 

12-18:12††† Because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD their God, but transgressed his covenant, and all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded, and would not hear them, nor do them.

 

12-19:28††† Because thy rage against me and thy tumult is come up into mine ears, therefore I will put my hook in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou camest.

 

12-21:11††† Because Manasseh king of Judah hath done these abominations, and hath done wickedly above all that the Amorites did, which were before him, and hath made Judah also to sin with his idols:

 

12-21:15††† Because they have done that which was evil in my sight, and have provoked me to anger, since the day their fathers came forth out of Egypt, even unto this day.

 

12-22:7†††† Howbeit there was no reckoning made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand, because they dealt faithfully.

 

12-22:13††† Go ye, enquire of the LORD for me, and for the people, and for all Judah, concerning the words of this book that is found: for great is the wrath of the LORD that is kindled against us, because our fathers have not hearkened unto the words of this book, to do according unto all that which is written concerning us.

 

12-22:17††† Because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore my wrath shall be kindled against this place, and shall not be quenched.

 

12-22:19††† Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the LORD, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.

 

12-23:26††† Notwithstanding the LORD turned not from the fierceness of his great wrath, wherewith his anger was kindled against Judah, because of all the provocations that Manasseh had provoked him withal.

 

13-1 CHRONICLES

13-1:19†††† And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg; because in his days the earth was divided: and his brotherís name was Joktan.

 

13-4:9††††† And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow.

 

13-4:41†††† And these written by name came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and smote their tents, and the habitations that were found there, and destroyed them utterly unto this day, and dwelt in their rooms: because there was pasture there for their flocks.

 

13-5:9††††† And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the river Euphrates: because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.

 

13-5:20†††† And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them; because they put their trust in him.

 

13-5:22†††† For there fell down many slain, because the war was of God. And they dwelt in their steads until the captivity.

 

13-7:21†††† And Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer, and Elead, whom the men of Gath that were born in that land slew, because they came down to take away their cattle.

 

13-7:23†††† And when he went in to his wife, she conceived, and bare a son, and he called his name Beriah, because it went evil with his house.

 

13-9:27†††† And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

 

13-12:1†††† Now these are they that came to David to Ziklag, while he yet kept himself close because of Saul the son of Kish: and they were among the mighty men, helpers of the war.

 

13-13:10††† And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzza, and he smote him, because he put his hand to the ark: and there he died before God.

 

13-13:11††† And David was displeased, because the LORD had made a breach upon Uzza: wherefore that place is called Perezuzza to this day.

 

13-14:2†††† And David perceived that the LORD had confirmed him king over Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high, because of his people Israel.

 

13-15:13††† For because ye did it not at the first, the LORD our God made a breach upon us, for that we sought him not after the due order.

 

13-15:22††† And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.

 

13-16:33††† Then shall the trees of the wood sing out at the presence of the LORD, because he cometh to judge the earth.

 

13-16:41††† And with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were chosen, who were expressed by name, to give thanks to the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever;

 

13-18:10††† He sent Hadoram his son to king David, to enquire of his welfare, and to congratulate him, because he had fought against Hadarezer, and smitten him; (for Hadarezer had war with Tou;) and with him all manner of vessels of gold and silver and brass.

 

13-19:2†††† And David said, I will shew kindness unto Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father shewed kindness to me. And David sent messengers to comfort him concerning his father. So the servants of David came into the land of the children of Ammon to Hanun, to comfort him.

 

13-21:8†††† And David said unto God, I have sinned greatly, because I have done this thing: but now, I beseech thee, do away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.

 

13-21:30††† But David could not go before it to enquire of God: for he was afraid because of the sword of the angel of the LORD.

 

13-22:8†††† But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto my name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

 

13-23:28††† Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;

 

13-27:23††† But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under: because the LORD had said he would increase Israel like to the stars of the heavens.

 

13-27:24††† Joab the son of Zeruiah began to number, but he finished not, because there fell wrath for it against Israel; neither was the number put in the account of the chronicles of king David.

 

13-28:3†††† But God said unto me, Thou shalt not build an house for my name, because thou hast been a man of war, and hast shed blood.

 

13-29:3†††† Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of mine own proper good, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

 

13-29:9†††† Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the LORD: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.

 

14-2 CHRONICLES

14-1:11†††† And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:

 

14-2:11†††† Then Huram the king of Tyre answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because the LORD hath loved his people, he hath made thee king over them.

 

14-6:24†††† And if thy people Israel be put to the worse before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee; and shall return and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication before thee in this house;

 

14-6:26†††† When the heaven is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee; yet if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou dost afflict them;

 

14-7:2††††† And the priests could not enter into the house of the LORD, because the glory of the LORD had filled the LORDíS house.

 

14-7:6††††† And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of musick of the LORD, which David the king had made to praise the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.

 

14-7:7††††† Moreover Solomon hallowed the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD: for there he offered burnt offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the brasen altar which Solomon had made was not able to receive the burnt offerings, and the meat offerings, and the fat.

 

14-7:22†††† And it shall be answered, Because they forsook the LORD God of their fathers, which brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, and worshipped them, and served them: therefore hath he brought all this evil upon them.

 

14-8:11†††† And Solomon brought up the daughter of Pharaoh out of the city of David unto the house that he had built for her: for he said, My wife shall not dwell in the house of David king of Israel, because the places are holy, whereunto the ark of the LORD hath come.

 

14-9:8††††† Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee to set thee on his throne, to be king for the LORD thy God: because thy God loved Israel, to establish them for ever, therefore made he thee king over them, to do judgment and justice.

 

14-12:2†††† And it came to pass, that in the fifth year of king Rehoboam Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had transgressed against the LORD,

 

14-12:5†††† Then came Shemaiah the prophet to Rehoboam, and to the princes of Judah, that were gathered together to Jerusalem because of Shishak, and said unto them, Thus saith the LORD, Ye have forsaken me, and therefore have I also left you in the hand of Shishak.

 

14-12:14††† And he did evil, because he prepared not his heart to seek the LORD.

 

14-13:18††† Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon the LORD God of their fathers.

 

14-14:6†††† And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.

 

14-14:7†††† Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, and towers, gates, and bars, while the land is yet before us; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.

 

14-15:16††† And also concerning Maachah the mother of Asa the king, he removed her from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove: and Asa cut down her idol, and stamped it, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.

 

14-16:7†††† And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said unto him, Because thou hast relied on the king of Syria, and not relied on the LORD thy God, therefore is the host of the king of Syria escaped out of thine hand.

 

14-16:8†††† Were not the Ethiopians and the Lubims a huge host, with very many chariots and horsemen? yet, because thou didst rely on the LORD, he delivered them into thine hand.

 

14-16:10††† Then Asa was wroth with the seer, and put him in a prison house; for he was in a rage with him because of this thing. And Asa oppressed some of the people the same time.

 

14-17:3†††† And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim;

 

14-20:37††† Then Eliezer the son of Dodavah of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because thou hast joined thyself with Ahaziah, the LORD hath broken thy works. And the ships were broken, that they were not able to go to Tarshish.

 

14-21:3†††† And their father gave them great gifts of silver, and of gold, and of precious things, with fenced cities in Judah: but the kingdom gave he to Jehoram; because he was the firstborn.

 

14-21:7†††† Howbeit the LORD would not destroy the house of David, because of the covenant that he had made with David, and as he promised to give a light to him and to his sons for ever.

 

14-21:10††† So the Edomites revolted from under the hand of Judah unto this day. The same time also did Libnah revolt from under his hand; because he had forsaken the LORD God of his fathers.

 

14-21:12††† And there came a writing to him from Elijah the prophet, saying, Thus saith the LORD God of David thy father, Because thou hast not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat thy father, nor in the ways of Asa king of Judah,

 

14-22:6†††† And he returned to be healed in Jezreel because of the wounds which were given him at Ramah, when he fought with Hazael king of Syria. And Azariah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Jehoram the son of Ahab at Jezreel, because he was sick.

 

14-22:9†††† And he sought Ahaziah: and they caught him, (for he was hid in Samaria,) and brought him to Jehu: and when they had slain him, they buried him: Because, said they, he is the son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the LORD with all his heart. So the house of Ahaziah had no power to keep still the kingdom.

 

14-24:16††† And they buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel, both toward God, and toward his house.

 

14-24:20††† And the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the LORD, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken the LORD, he hath also forsaken you.

 

14-24:24††† For the army of the Syrians came with a small company of men, and the LORD delivered a very great host into their hand, because they had forsaken the LORD God of their fathers. So they executed judgment against Joash.

 

14-25:16††† And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said unto him, Art thou made of the kingís counsel? forbear; why shouldest thou be smitten? Then the prophet forbare, and said, I know that God hath determined to destroy thee, because thou hast done this, and hast not hearkened unto my counsel.

 

14-25:20††† But Amaziah would not hear; for it came of God, that he might deliver them into the hand of their enemies, because they sought after the gods of Edom.

 

14-26:20††† And Azariah the chief priest, and all the priests, looked upon him, and, behold, he was leprous in his forehead, and they thrust him out from thence; yea, himself hasted also to go out, because the LORD had smitten him.

 

14-27:6†††† So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the LORD his God.

 

14-28:6†††† For Pekah the son of Remaliah slew in Judah an hundred and twenty thousand in one day, which were all valiant men; because they had forsaken the LORD God of their fathers.

 

14-28:9†††† But a prophet of the LORD was there, whose name was Oded: and he went out before the host that came to Samaria, and said unto them, Behold, because the LORD God of your fathers was wroth with Judah, he hath delivered them into your hand, and ye have slain them in a rage that reacheth up unto heaven.

 

14-28:19††† For the LORD brought Judah low because of Ahaz king of Israel; for he made Judah naked, and transgressed sore against the LORD.

 

14-28:23††† For he sacrificed unto the gods of Damascus, which smote him: and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.

 

14-30:3†††† For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves sufficiently, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.

 

14-34:21††† Go, enquire of the LORD for me, and for them that are left in Israel and in Judah, concerning the words of the book that is found: for great is the wrath of the LORD that is poured out upon us, because our fathers have not kept the word of the LORD, to do after all that is written in this book.

 

14-34:25††† Because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore my wrath shall be poured out upon this place, and shall not be quenched.

 

14-34:27††† Because thine heart was tender, and thou didst humble thyself before God, when thou heardest his words against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, and humbledst thyself before me, and didst rend thy clothes, and weep before me; I have even heard thee also, saith the LORD.

 

14-35:14††† And afterward they made ready for themselves, and for the priests: because the priests the sons of Aaron were busied in offering of burnt offerings and the fat until night; therefore the Levites prepared for themselves, and for the priests the sons of Aaron.

 

14-36:15††† And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, rising up betimes, and sending; because he had compassion on his people, and on his dwelling place:

 

15-EZRA

15-3:3††††† And they set the altar upon his bases; for fear was upon them because of the people of those countries: and they offered burnt offerings thereon unto the LORD, even burnt offerings morning and evening.

 

15-3:11†††† And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the LORD; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever 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.

 

15-4:14†††† Now because we have maintenance from the kingís palace, and it was not meet for us to see the kingís dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king;

 

15-8:22†††† For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him.

 

15-9:4††††† Then were assembled unto me every one that trembled at the words of the God of Israel, because of the transgression of those that had been carried away; and I sat astonied until the evening sacrifice.

 

15-9:15†††† O LORD God of Israel, thou art righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before thee in our trespasses: for we cannot stand before thee because of this.

 

15-10:6†††† Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Johanan the son of Eliashib: and when he came thither, he did eat no bread, nor drink water: for he mourned because of the transgression of them that had been carried away.

 

15-10:9†††† Then all the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered themselves together unto Jerusalem within three days. It was the ninth month, on the twentieth day of the month; and all the people sat in the street of the house of God, trembling because of this matter, and for the great rain.

 

16-NEHEMIAH

16-4:9††††† Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

 

16-5:3††††† Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy corn, because of the dearth.

 

16-5:9††††† Also I said, It is not good that ye do: ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?

 

16-5:15†††† But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.

 

16-5:18†††† Now that which was prepared for me daily was one ox and six choice sheep; also fowls were prepared for me, and once in ten days store of all sorts of wine: yet for all this required not I the bread of the governor, because the bondage was heavy upon this people.

 

16-6:18†††† For there were many in Judah sworn unto him, because he was the son in law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah.

 

16-8:12†††† And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

 

16-9:37†††† And it yieldeth much increase unto the kings whom thou hast set over us because of our sins: also they have dominion over our bodies, and over our cattle, at their pleasure, and we are in great distress.

 

16-9:38†††† And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, Levites, and priests, seal unto it.

 

16-13:2†††† Because they met not the children of Israel with bread and with water, but hired Balaam against them, that he should curse them: howbeit our God turned the curse into a blessing.

 

16-13:29††† Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.

 

17-ESTHER

17-1:15†††† What shall we do unto the queen Vashti according to law, because she hath not performed the commandment of the king Ahasuerus by the chamberlains?

 

17-8:7††††† Then the king Ahasuerus said unto Esther the queen and to Mordecai the Jew, Behold, I have given Esther the house of Haman, and him they have hanged upon the gallows, because he laid his hand upon the Jews.

 

17-9:3††††† And all the rulers of the provinces, and the lieutenants, and the deputies, and officers of the king, helped the Jews; because the fear of Mordecai fell upon them.

 

17-9:24†††† Because Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, the enemy of all the Jews, had devised against the Jews to destroy them, and had cast Pur, that is, the lot, to consume them, and to destroy them;

 

18-JOB

18-3:10†††† Because it shut not up the doors of my motherís womb, nor hid sorrow from mine eyes.

 

18-6:20†††† They were confounded because they had hoped; they came thither, and were ashamed.

 

18-8:9††††† (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:)

 

18-11:16††† Because thou shalt forget thy misery, and remember it as waters that pass away:

 

18-11:18††† And thou shalt be secure, because there is hope; yea, thou shalt dig about thee, and thou shalt take thy rest in safety.

 

18-15:27††† Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on his flanks.

 

18-17:12††† They change the night into day: the light is short because of darkness.

 

18-18:15††† It shall dwell in his tabernacle, because it is none of his: brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

 

18-20:19††† Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken away an house which he builded not;

 

18-23:17††† Because I was not cut off before the darkness, neither hath he covered the darkness from my face.

 

18-29:12††† Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.

 

18-30:11††† Because he hath loosed my cord, and afflicted me, they have also let loose the bridle before me.

 

18-31:25††† If I rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because mine hand had gotten much;

 

18-32:1†††† So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

 

18-32:2†††† Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.

 

18-32:3†††† Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.

 

18-32:4†††† Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he.

 

18-34:27††† Because they turned back from him, and would not consider any of his ways:

 

18-34:36††† My desire is that Job may be tried unto the end because of his answers for wicked men.

 

18-35:12††† There they cry, but none giveth answer, because of the pride of evil men.

 

18-35:15††† But now, because it is not so, he hath visited in his anger; yet he knoweth it not in great extremity:

 

18-36:18††† Because there is wrath, beware lest he take thee away with his stroke: then a great ransom cannot deliver thee.

 

18-38:21††† Knowest thou it, because thou wast then born? or because the number of thy days is great?

 

18-39:11††† Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great? or wilt thou leave thy labour to him?

 

18-39:17††† Because God hath deprived her of wisdom, neither hath he imparted to her understanding.

 

19-PSALMS

19-5:8††††† Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.

 

19-5:11†††† But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

 

19-6:7††††† Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies.

 

19-7:6††††† Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me to the judgment that thou hast commanded.

 

19-8:2††††† Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.

 

19-13:6†††† I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath dealt bountifully with me.

 

19-14:6†††† Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD is his refuge.

 

19-16:8†††† I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

 

19-18:7†††† Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.

 

19-18:19††† He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me.

 

19-27:11††† Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.

 

19-28:5†††† Because they regard not the works of the LORD, nor the operation of his hands, he shall destroy them, and not build them up.

 

19-28:6†††† Blessed be the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.

 

19-31:10††† For my life is spent with grief, and my years with sighing: my strength faileth because of mine iniquity, and my bones are consumed.

 

19-33:21††† For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.

 

19-37:1†††† Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

 

19-37:7†††† Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

 

19-37:40††† And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.

 

19-38:3†††† There is no soundness in my flesh because of thine anger; neither is there any rest in my bones because of my sin.

 

19-38:5†††† My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness.

 

19-38:20††† They also that render evil for good are mine adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.

 

19-39:9†††† I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it.

 

19-41:11††† By this I know that thou favourest me, because mine enemy doth not triumph over me.

 

19-42:9†††† I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

 

19-43:2†††† For thou art the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

 

19-44:3†††† For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them.

 

19-45:4†††† And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.

 

19-48:11††† Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments.

 

19-52:9†††† I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.

 

19-53:5†††† There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, because God hath despised them.

 

19-55:3†††† Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me.

 

19-55:19††† God shall hear, and afflict them, even he that abideth of old. Selah. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God.

 

19-59:9†††† Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my defence.

 

19-60:4†††† Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

 

19-60:8†††† Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph thou because of me.

 

19-63:3†††† Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.

 

19-63:7†††† Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.

 

19-68:29††† Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents unto thee.

 

19-69:7†††† Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face.

 

19-69:18††† Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it: deliver me because of mine enemies.

 

19-78:22††† Because they believed not in God, and trusted not in his salvation:

 

19-86:17††† Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted me.

 

19-91:9†††† Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;

 

19-91:14††† Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

 

19-97:8†††† Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD.

 

19-102:10†† Because of thine indignation and thy wrath: for thou hast lifted me up, and cast me down.

 

19-106:33†† Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips.

 

19-107:11†† Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsel of the most High:

 

19-107:17†† Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.

 

19-107:26†† They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

 

19-107:30†† Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.

 

19-109:16†† Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.

 

19-109:21†† But do thou for me, O GOD the Lord, for thy nameís sake: because thy mercy is good, deliver thou me.

 

19-116:1††† I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.

 

19-116:2††† Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.

 

19-118:1††† O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.

 

19-119:53†† Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.

 

19-119:56†† This I had, because I kept thy precepts.

 

19-119:62†† At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments.

 

19-119:74†† They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.

 

19-119:100I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.

 

19-119:136Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.

 

19-119:139My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.

 

19-119:158I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.

 

19-119:164Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.

 

19-122:9††† Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good.

 

20-PROVERBS

20-1:24†††† Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;

 

20-21:7†††† The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

 

20-22:22††† Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

 

20-24:13††† My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste:

 

20-24:19††† Fret not thyself because of evil men, neither be thou envious at the wicked;

 

21-ECCLESIASTES

21-2:17†††† Therefore I hated life; because the work that is wrought under the sun is grievous unto me: for all is vanity and vexation of spirit.

 

21-2:18†††† Yea, I hated all my labour which I had taken under the sun: because I should leave it unto the man that shall be after me.

 

21-4:9††††† Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.

 

21-5:20†††† For he shall not much remember the days of his life; because God answereth him in the joy of his heart.

 

21-8:6††††† Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is great upon him.

 

21-8:11†††† Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

 

21-8:13†††† But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.

 

21-8:15†††† Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun.

 

21-8:17†††† Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because though a man labour to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea farther; though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it.

 

21-10:15††† The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.

 

21-12:3†††† In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened,

 

21-12:5†††† Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:

 

21-12:9†††† And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

 

22-SONG OF SOLOMON

22-1:3††††† Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.

 

22-1:6††††† Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my motherís children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.

 

22-3:8††††† They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night.

 

23-ISAIAH

23-2:6††††† Therefore thou hast forsaken thy people the house of Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and are soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in the children of strangers.

 

23-3:8††††† For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen: because their tongue and their doings are against the LORD, to provoke the eyes of his glory.

 

23-3:16†††† Moreover the LORD saith, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet:

 

23-5:13†††† Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honourable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.

 

23-5:24†††† Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

 

23-6:5††††† Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts.

 

23-7:5††††† Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son of Remaliah, have taken evil counsel against thee, saying,

 

23-7:24†††† With arrows and with bows shall men come thither; because all the land shall become briers and thorns.

 

23-8:20†††† To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

 

23-10:27††† And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall be taken away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be destroyed because of the anointing.

 

23-14:20††† Thou shalt not be joined with them in burial, because thou hast destroyed thy land, and slain thy people: the seed of evildoers shall never be renowned.

 

23-14:29††† Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpentís root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

 

23-15:1†††† The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence;

 

23-17:9†††† In that day shall his strong cities be as a forsaken bough, and an uppermost branch, which they left because of the children of Israel: and there shall be desolation.

 

23-17:10††† Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it with strange slips:

 

23-19:16††† In that day shall Egypt be like unto women: and it shall be afraid and fear because of the shaking of the hand of the LORD of hosts, which he shaketh over it.

 

23-19:17††† And the land of Judah shall be a terror unto Egypt, every one that maketh mention thereof shall be afraid in himself, because of the counsel of the LORD of hosts, which he hath determined against it.

 

23-19:20††† And it shall be for a sign and for a witness unto the LORD of hosts in the land of Egypt: for they shall cry unto the LORD because of the oppressors, and he shall send them a saviour, and a great one, and he shall deliver them.

 

23-22:4†††† Therefore said I, Look away from me: I will weep bitterly, labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

 

23-24:5†††† The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.

 

23-26:3†††† Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

 

23-28:15††† Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:

 

23-28:28††† Bread corn is bruised; because he will not ever be threshing it, nor break it with the wheel of his cart, nor bruise it with his horsemen.

 

23-30:12††† Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon:

 

23-31:1†††† Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help; and stay on horses, and trust in chariots, because they are many; and in horsemen, because they are very strong; but they look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek the LORD!

 

23-32:14††† Because the palaces shall be forsaken; the multitude of the city shall be left; the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;

 

23-37:29††† Because thy rage against me, and thy tumult, is come up into mine ears, therefore will I put my hook in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou camest.

 

23-40:7†††† The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.

 

23-43:20††† The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragons and the owls: because I give waters in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people, my chosen.

 

23-48:4†††† Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass;

 

23-49:7†††† Thus saith the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.

 

23-50:2†††† Wherefore, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot 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 stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst.

 

23-51:13††† And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and hast feared continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy? and where is the fury of the oppressor?

 

23-53:9†††† And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth.

 

23-53:12††† Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.

 

23-55:5†††† Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not, and nations that knew not thee shall run unto thee because of the LORD thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee.

 

23-60:5†††† Then thou shalt see, and flow together, and thine heart shall fear, and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee.

 

23-60:9†††† Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the LORD thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.

 

23-61:1†††† The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

 

23-64:7†††† And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: for thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast consumed us, because of our iniquities.

 

23-65:12††† Therefore will I number you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter: because when I called, ye did not answer; when I spake, ye did not hear; but did evil before mine eyes, and did choose that wherein I delighted not.

 

23-65:16††† That he who blesseth himself in the earth shall bless himself in the God of truth; and he that sweareth in the earth shall swear by the God of truth; because the former troubles are forgotten, and because they are hid from mine eyes.

 

23-66:4†††† I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil before mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.

 

24-JEREMIAH

24-2:35†††† Yet thou sayest, Because I am innocent, surely his anger shall turn from me. Behold, I will plead with thee, because thou sayest, I have not sinned.

 

24-4:4††††† Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem: lest my fury come forth like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.

 

24-4:17†††† As keepers of a field, are they against her round about; because she hath been rebellious against me, saith the LORD.

 

24-4:18†††† Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reacheth unto thine heart.

 

24-4:19†††† My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.

 

24-4:28†††† For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black: because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it.

 

24-4:31†††† For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewaileth herself, that spreadeth her hands, saying, Woe is me now! for my soul is wearied because of murderers.

 

24-5:6††††† Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.

 

24-5:14†††† Wherefore thus saith the LORD God of hosts, Because ye speak this word, behold, I will make my words in thy mouth fire, and this people wood, and it shall devour them.

 

24-6:19†††† Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened unto my words, nor to my law, but rejected it.

 

24-6:30†††† Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the LORD hath rejected them.

 

24-7:13†††† And now, because ye have done all these works, saith the LORD, and I spake unto you, rising up early and speaking, but ye heard not; and I called you, but ye answered not;

 

24-8:14†††† Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the defenced cities, and let us be silent there: for the LORD our God hath put us to silence, and given us water of gall to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD.

 

24-8:19†††† Behold the voice of the cry of the daughter of my people because of them that dwell in a far country: Is not the LORD in Zion? is not her king in her? Why have they provoked me to anger with their graven images, and with strange vanities?

 

24-9:10†††† For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone.

 

24-9:13†††† And the LORD saith, Because they have forsaken my law which I set before them, and have not obeyed my voice, neither walked therein;

 

24-9:19†††† For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we spoiled! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because our dwellings have cast us out.

 

24-10:5†††† They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither also is it in them to do good.

 

24-12:4†††† How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, He shall not see our last end.

 

24-12:11††† They have made it desolate, and being desolate it mourneth unto me; the whole land is made desolate, because no man layeth it to heart.

 

24-12:13††† They have sown wheat, but shall reap thorns: they have put themselves to pain, but shall not profit: and they shall be ashamed of your revenues because of the fierce anger of the LORD.

 

24-13:17††† But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because the Lordís flock is carried away captive.

 

24-13:25††† This is thy lot, the portion of thy measures from me, saith the LORD; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.

 

24-14:4†††† Because the ground is chapt, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.

 

24-14:5†††† Yea, the hind also calved in the field, and forsook it, because there was no grass.

 

24-14:6†††† And the wild asses did stand in the high places, they snuffed up the wind like dragons; their eyes did fail, because there was no grass.

 

24-14:16††† And the people to whom they prophesy shall be cast out in the streets of Jerusalem because of the famine and the sword; and they shall have none to bury them, them, their wives, nor their sons, nor their daughters: for I will pour their wickedness upon them.

 

24-15:4†††† And I will cause them to be removed into all kingdoms of the earth, because of Manasseh the son of Hezekiah king of Judah, for that which he did in Jerusalem.

 

24-15:17††† I sat not in the assembly of the mockers, nor rejoiced; I sat alone because of thy hand: for thou hast filled me with indignation.

 

24-16:11††† Then shalt thou say unto them, Because your fathers have forsaken me, saith the LORD, and have walked after other gods, and have served them, and have worshipped them, and have forsaken me, and have not kept my law;

 

24-16:18††† And first I will recompense their iniquity and their sin double; because they have defiled my land, they have filled mine inheritance with the carcases of their detestable and abominable things.

 

24-17:13††† O LORD, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.

 

24-18:15††† Because my people hath forgotten me, they have burned incense to vanity, and they have caused them to stumble in their ways from the ancient paths, to walk in paths, in a way not cast up;

 

24-19:4†††† Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it unto other gods, whom neither they nor their fathers have known, nor the kings of Judah, and have filled this place with the blood of innocents;

 

24-19:8†††† And I will make this city desolate, and an hissing; every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all the plagues thereof.

 

24-19:13††† And the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, shall be defiled as the place of Tophet, because of all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of heaven, and have poured out drink offerings unto other gods.

 

24-19:15††† Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring upon this city and upon all her towns all the evil that I have pronounced against it, because they have hardened their necks, that they might not hear my words.

 

24-20:8†††† For since I spake, I cried out, I cried violence and spoil; because the word of the LORD was made a reproach unto me, and a derision, daily.

 

24-20:17††† Because he slew me not from the womb; or that my mother might have been my grave, and her womb to be always great with me.

 

24-21:12††† O house of David, thus saith the LORD; Execute judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor, lest my fury go out like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.

 

24-22:9†††† Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.

 

24-22:15††† Shalt thou reign, because thou closest thyself in cedar? did not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice, and then it was well with him?

 

24-23:9†††† Mine heart within me is broken because of the prophets; all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, and like a man whom wine hath overcome, because of the LORD, and because of the words of his holiness.

 

24-23:10††† For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land mourneth; the pleasant places of the wilderness are dried up, and their course is evil, and their force is not right.

 

24-23:38††† But since ye say, The burden of the LORD; therefore thus saith the LORD; Because ye say this word, The burden of the LORD, and I have sent unto you, saying, Ye shall not say, The burden of the LORD;

 

24-25:8†††† Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Because ye have not heard my words,

 

24-25:16††† And they shall drink, and be moved, and be mad, because of the sword that I will send among them.

 

24-25:27††† Therefore thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Drink ye, and be drunken, and spue, and fall, and rise no more, because of the sword which I will send among you.

 

24-25:37††† And the peaceable habitations are cut down because of the fierce anger of the LORD.

 

24-25:38††† He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion: for their land is desolate because of the fierceness of the oppressor, and because of his fierce anger.

 

24-26:3†††† If so be they will hearken, and turn every man from his evil way, that I may repent me of the evil, which I purpose to do unto them because of the evil of their doings.

 

24-28:16††† Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will cast thee from off the face of the earth: this year thou shalt die, because thou hast taught rebellion against the LORD.

 

24-29:15††† Because ye have said, The LORD hath raised us up prophets in Babylon;

 

24-29:19††† Because they have not hearkened to my words, saith the LORD, which I sent unto them by my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them; but ye would not hear, saith the LORD.

 

24-29:23††† Because they have committed villany in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighboursí wives, and have spoken lying words in my name, which I have not commanded them; even I know, and am a witness, saith the LORD.

 

24-29:25††† Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saying, Because thou hast sent letters in thy name unto all the people that are at Jerusalem, and to Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the priest, and to all the priests, saying,

 

24-29:31††† Send to all them of the captivity, saying, Thus saith the LORD concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite; Because that Shemaiah hath prophesied unto you, and I sent him not, and he caused you to trust in a lie:

 

24-29:32††† Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his seed: he shall not have a man to dwell among this people; neither shall he behold the good that I will do for my people, saith the LORD; because he hath taught rebellion against the LORD.

 

24-30:14††† All thy lovers have forgotten thee; they seek thee not; for I have wounded thee with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the multitude of thine iniquity; because thy sins were increased.

 

24-30:15††† Why criest thou for thine affliction? thy sorrow is incurable for the multitude of thine iniquity: because thy sins were increased, I have done these things unto thee.

 

24-30:17††† For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the LORD; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.

 

24-31:15††† Thus saith the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping; Rahel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not.

 

24-31:19††† Surely after that I was turned, I repented; and after that I was instructed, I smote upon my thigh: I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, because I did bear the reproach of my youth.

 

24-32:24††† Behold the mounts, they are come unto the city to take it; and the city is given into the hand of the Chaldeans, that fight against it, because of the sword, and of the famine, and of the pestilence: and what thou hast spoken is come to pass; and, behold, thou seest it.

 

24-32:32††† Because of all the evil of the children of Israel and of the children of Judah, which they have done to provoke me to anger, they, their kings, their princes, their priests, and their prophets, and the men of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

 

24-35:16††† Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father, which he commanded them; but this people hath not hearkened unto me:

 

24-35:17††† Therefore thus saith the LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring upon Judah and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem all the evil that I have pronounced against them: because I have spoken unto them, but they have not heard; and I have called unto them, but they have not answered.

 

24-35:18††† And Jeremiah said unto the house of the Rechabites, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Because ye have obeyed the commandment of Jonadab your father, and kept all his precepts, and done according unto all that he hath commanded you:

 

24-39:18††† For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the LORD.

 

24-40:3†††† Now the LORD hath brought it, and done according as he hath said: because ye have sinned against the LORD, and have not obeyed his voice, therefore this thing is come upon you.

 

24-41:9†††† Now the pit wherein Ishmael had cast all the dead bodies of the men, whom he had slain because of Gedaliah, was it which Asa the king had made for fear of Baasha king of Israel: and Ishmael the son of Nethaniah filled it with them that were slain.

 

24-41:18††† Because of the Chaldeans: for they were afraid of them, because Ishmael the son of Nethaniah had slain Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, whom the king of Babylon made governor in the land.

 

24-44:3†††† Because of their wickedness which they have committed to provoke me to anger, in that they went to burn incense, and to serve other gods, whom they knew not, neither they, ye, nor your fathers.

 

24-44:22††† So that the LORD could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, and because of the abominations which ye have committed; therefore is your land a desolation, and an astonishment, and a curse, without an inhabitant, as at this day.

 

24-44:23††† Because ye have burned incense, and because ye have sinned against the LORD, and have not obeyed the voice of the LORD, nor walked in his law, nor in his statutes, nor in his testimonies; therefore this evil is happened unto you, as at this day.

 

24-46:15††† Why are thy valiant men swept away? they stood not, because the LORD did drive them.

 

24-46:21††† Also her hired men are in the midst of her like fatted bullocks; for they also are turned back, and are fled away together: they did not stand, because the day of their calamity was come upon them, and the time of their visitation.

 

24-46:23††† They shall cut down her forest, saith the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, and are innumerable.

 

24-47:4†††† Because of the day that cometh to spoil all the Philistines, and to cut off from Tyrus and Zidon every helper that remaineth: for the LORD will spoil the Philistines, the remnant of the country of Caphtor.

 

24-48:7†††† For because thou hast trusted in thy works and in thy treasures, thou shalt also be taken: and Chemosh shall go forth into captivity with his priests and his princes together.

 

24-48:36††† Therefore mine heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and mine heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kirheres: because the riches that he hath gotten are perished.

 

24-48:42††† And Moab shall be destroyed from being a people, because he hath magnified himself against the LORD.

 

24-48:45††† They that fled stood under the shadow of Heshbon because of the force: but a fire shall come forth out of Heshbon, and a flame from the midst of Sihon, and shall devour the corner of Moab, and the crown of the head of the tumultuous ones.

 

24-50:7†††† All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

 

24-50:11††† Because ye were glad, because ye rejoiced, O ye destroyers of mine heritage, because ye are grown fat as the heifer at grass, and bellow as bulls;

 

24-50:13††† Because of the wrath of the LORD it shall not be inhabited, but it shall be wholly desolate: every one that goeth by Babylon shall be astonished, and hiss at all her plagues.

 

24-50:24††† I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware: thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast striven against the LORD.

 

24-51:11††† Make bright the arrows; gather the shields: the LORD hath raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to destroy it; because it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.

 

24-51:51††† We are confounded, because we have heard reproach: shame hath covered our faces: for strangers are come into the sanctuaries of the LORDíS house.

 

24-51:55††† Because the LORD hath spoiled Babylon, and destroyed out of her the great voice; when her waves do roar like great waters, a noise of their voice is uttered:

 

24-51:56††† Because the spoiler is come upon her, even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, every one of their bows is broken: for the LORD God of recompenses shall surely requite.

 

25-LAMENTATIONS

25-1:3††††† Judah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude: she dwelleth among the heathen, she findeth no rest: all her persecutors overtook her between the straits.

 

25-1:4††††† The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.

 

25-1:8††††† Jerusalem hath grievously sinned; therefore she is removed: all that honoured her despise her, because they have seen her nakedness: yea, she sigheth, and turneth backward.

 

25-1:16†††† For these things I weep; mine eye, mine eye runneth down with water, because the comforter that should relieve my soul is far from me: my children are desolate, because the enemy prevailed.

 

25-2:11†††† Mine eyes do fail with tears, my bowels are troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people; because the children and the sucklings swoon in the streets of the city.

 

25-3:22†††† It is of the LORDíS mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

 

25-3:28†††† He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him.

 

25-3:51†††† Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.

 

25-5:9††††† We gat our bread with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.

 

25-5:10†††† Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

 

25-5:18†††† Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.

 

26-EZEKIEL

26-3:20†††† Again, When a righteous man doth turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumblingblock before him, he shall die: because thou hast not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness which he hath done shall not be remembered; but his blood will I require at thine hand.

 

26-3:21†††† Nevertheless if thou warn the righteous man, that the righteous sin not, and he doth not sin, he shall surely live, because he is warned; also thou hast delivered thy soul.

 

26-5:7††††† Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye multiplied more than the nations that are round about you, and have not walked in my statutes, neither have kept my judgments, neither have done according to the judgments of the nations that are round about you;

 

26-5:9††††† And I will do in thee that which I have not done, and whereunto I will not do any more the like, because of all thine abominations.

 

26-5:11†††† Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord GOD; Surely, because thou hast defiled my sanctuary with all thy detestable things, and with all thine abominations, therefore will I also diminish thee; neither shall mine eye spare, neither will I have any pity.

 

26-6:9††††† And they that escape of you shall remember me among the nations whither they shall be carried captives, because I am broken with their whorish heart, which hath departed from me, and with their eyes, which go a whoring after their idols: and they shall loathe themselves for the evils which they have committed in all their abominations.

 

26-7:19†††† They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

 

26-12:19††† And say unto the people of the land, Thus saith the Lord GOD of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and of the land of Israel; They shall eat their bread with carefulness, and drink their water with astonishment, that her land may be desolate from all that is therein, because of the violence of all them that dwell therein.

 

26-13:8†††† Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have spoken vanity, and seen lies, therefore, behold, I am against you, saith the Lord GOD.

 

26-13:10††† Because, even because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up a wall, and, lo, others daubed it with untempered morter:

 

26-13:22††† Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, by promising him life:

 

26-14:5†††† That I may take the house of Israel in their own heart, because they are all estranged from me through their idols.

 

26-14:15††† If I cause noisome beasts to pass through the land, and they spoil it, so that it be desolate, that no man may pass through because of the beasts:

 

26-15:8†††† And I will make the land desolate, because they have committed a trespass, saith the Lord GOD.

 

26-16:15††† But thou didst trust in thine own beauty, and playedst the harlot because of thy renown, and pouredst out thy fornications on every one that passed by; his it was.

 

26-16:28††† Thou hast played the whore also with the Assyrians, because thou wast unsatiable; yea, thou hast played the harlot with them, and yet couldest not be satisfied.

 

26-16:36††† Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thy filthiness was poured out, and thy nakedness discovered through thy whoredoms with thy lovers, and with all the idols of thy abominations, and by the blood of thy children, which thou didst give unto them;

 

26-16:43††† Because thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, but hast fretted me in all these things; behold, therefore I also will recompense thy way upon thine head, saith the Lord GOD: and thou shalt not commit this lewdness above all thine abominations.

 

26-16:63††† That thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more because of thy shame, when I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, saith the Lord GOD.

 

26-18:18††† As for his father, because he cruelly oppressed, spoiled his brother by violence, and did that which is not good among his people, lo, even he shall die in his iniquity.

 

26-18:28††† Because he considereth, and turneth away from all his transgressions that he hath committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die.

 

26-20:16††† Because they despised my judgments, and walked not in my statutes, but polluted my sabbaths: for their heart went after their idols.

 

26-20:24††† Because they had not executed my judgments, but had despised my statutes, and had polluted my sabbaths, and their eyes were after their fathersí idols.

 

26-21:7†††† And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore sighest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings; because it cometh: and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it cometh, and shall be brought to pass, saith the Lord GOD.

 

26-21:13††† Because it is a trial, and what if the sword contemn even the rod? it shall be no more, saith the Lord GOD.

 

26-21:24††† Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are discovered, so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because, I say, that ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.

 

26-21:28††† And thou, son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD concerning the Ammonites, and concerning their reproach; even say thou, The sword, the sword is drawn: for the slaughter it is furbished, to consume because of the glittering:

 

26-22:19††† Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye are all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.

 

26-23:30††† I will do these things unto thee, because thou hast gone a whoring after the heathen, and because thou art polluted with their idols.

 

26-23:35††† Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast forgotten me, and cast me behind thy back, therefore bear thou also thy lewdness and thy whoredoms.

 

26-23:45††† And the righteous men, they shall judge them after the manner of adulteresses, and after the manner of women that shed blood; because they are adulteresses, and blood is in their hands.

 

26-24:13††† In thy filthiness is lewdness: because I have purged thee, and thou wast not purged, thou shalt not be purged from thy filthiness any more, till I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.

 

26-25:3†††† And say unto the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou saidst, Aha, against my sanctuary, when it was profaned; and against the land of Israel, when it was desolate; and against the house of Judah, when they went into captivity;

 

26-25:6†††† For thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast clapped thine hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all thy despite against the land of Israel;

 

26-25:8†††† Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because that Moab and Seir do say, Behold, the house of Judah is like unto all the heathen;

 

26-25:12††† Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because that Edom hath dealt against the house of Judah by taking vengeance, and hath greatly offended, and revenged himself upon them;

 

26-25:15††† Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, to destroy it for the old hatred;

 

26-26:2†††† Son of man, because that Tyrus hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken that was the gates of the people: she is turned unto me: I shall be replenished, now she is laid waste:

 

26-28:2†††† Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:

 

26-28:5†††† By thy great wisdom and by thy traffick hast thou increased thy riches, and thine heart is lifted up because of thy riches:

 

26-28:6†††† Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God;

 

26-28:17††† Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.

 

26-29:6†††† And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall know that I am the LORD, because they have been a staff of reed to the house of Israel.

 

26-29:9†††† And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it.

 

26-29:20††† I have given him the land of Egypt for his labour wherewith he served against it, because they wrought for me, saith the Lord GOD.

 

26-31:5†††† Therefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth.

 

26-31:10††† Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast lifted up thyself in height, and he hath shot up his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height;

 

26-33:29††† Then shall they know that I am the LORD, when I have laid the land most desolate because of all their abominations which they have committed.

 

26-34:5†††† And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered.

 

26-34:8†††† As I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely because my flock became a prey, and my flock became meat to every beast of the field, because there was no shepherd, neither did my shepherds search for my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flock;

 

26-34:21††† Because ye have thrust with side and with shoulder, and pushed all the diseased with your horns, till ye have scattered them abroad;

 

26-35:5†††† Because thou hast had a perpetual hatred, and hast shed the blood of the children of Israel by the force of the sword in the time of their calamity, in the time that their iniquity had an end:

 

26-35:10††† Because thou hast said, These two nations and these two countries shall be mine, and we will possess it; whereas the LORD was there:

 

26-35:15††† As thou didst rejoice at the inheritance of the house of Israel, because it was desolate, so will I do unto thee: thou shalt be desolate, O mount Seir, and all Idumea, even all of it: and they shall know that I am the LORD.

 

26-36:2†††† Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession:

 

26-36:3†††† Therefore prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that ye might be a possession unto the residue of the heathen, and ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, and are an infamy of the people:

 

26-36:6†††† Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my fury, because ye have borne the shame of the heathen:

 

26-36:13††† Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because they say unto you, Thou land devourest up men, and hast bereaved thy nations;

 

26-39:23††† And the heathen shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity: because they trespassed against me, therefore hid I my face from them, and gave them into the hand of their enemies: so fell they all by the sword.

 

26-44:2†††† Then said the LORD unto me; This gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, and no man shall enter in by it; because the LORD, the God of Israel, hath entered in by it, therefore it shall be shut.

 

26-44:7†††† In that ye have brought into my sanctuary strangers, uncircumcised in heart, and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in my sanctuary, to pollute it, even my house, when ye offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken my covenant because of all your abominations.

 

26-44:12††† Because they ministered unto them before their idols, and caused the house of Israel to fall into iniquity; therefore have I lifted up mine hand against them, saith the Lord GOD, and they shall bear their iniquity.

 

26-47:9†††† And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because these waters shall come thither: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live whither the river cometh.

 

26-47:12††† And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for meat, whose leaf shall not fade, neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed: it shall bring forth new fruit according to his months, because their waters they issued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine.

 

27-DANIEL

27-2:8††††† The king answered and said, I know of certainty that ye would gain the time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.

 

27-3:22†††† Therefore because the kingís commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

 

27-3:29†††† Therefore I make a decree, That every people, nation, and language, which speak any thing amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill: because there is no other God that can deliver after this sort.

 

27-4:9††††† O Belteshazzar, master of the magicians, because I know that the spirit of the holy gods is in thee, and no secret troubleth thee, tell me the visions of my dream that I have seen, and the interpretation thereof.

 

27-6:3††††† Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.

 

27-6:23†††† Then was the king exceeding glad for him, and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no manner of hurt was found upon him, because he believed in his God.

 

27-7:11†††† I beheld then because of the voice of the great words which the horn spake: I beheld even till the beast was slain, and his body destroyed, and given to the burning flame.

 

27-9:7††††† O Lord, righteousness belongeth unto thee, but unto us confusion of faces, as at this day; to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, that are near, and that are far off, through all the countries whither thou hast driven them, because of their trespass that they have trespassed against thee.

 

27-9:8††††† O Lord, to us belongeth confusion of face, to our kings, to our princes, and to our fathers, because we have sinned against thee.

 

27-9:11†††† Yea, all Israel have transgressed thy law, even by departing, that they might not obey thy voice; therefore the curse is poured upon us, and the oath that is written in the law of Moses the servant of God, because we have sinned against him.

 

27-9:16†††† O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people are become a reproach to all that are about us.

 

27-11:35††† And some of them of understanding shall fall, to try them, and to purge, and to make them white, even to the time of the end: because it is yet for a time appointed.

 

28-HOSEA

28-4:1††††† Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.

 

28-4:6††††† My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

 

28-4:10†††† For they shall eat, and not have enough: they shall commit whoredom, and shall not increase: because they have left off to take heed to the LORD.

 

28-4:13†††† They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and elms, because the shadow thereof is good: therefore your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your spouses shall commit adultery.

 

28-4:19†††† The wind hath bound her up in her wings, and they shall be ashamed because of their sacrifices.

 

28-5:1††††† Hear ye this, O priests; and hearken, ye house of Israel; and give ye ear, O house of the king; for judgment is toward you, because ye have been a snare on Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor.

 

28-5:11†††† Ephraim is oppressed and broken in judgment, because he willingly walked after the commandment.

 

28-7:13†††† Woe unto them! for they have fled from me: destruction unto them! because they have transgressed against me: though I have redeemed them, yet they have spoken lies against me.

 

28-8:1††††† Set the trumpet to thy mouth. He shall come as an eagle against the house of the LORD, because they have transgressed my covenant, and trespassed against my law.

 

28-8:11†††† Because Ephraim hath made many altars to sin, altars shall be unto him to sin.

 

28-9:6††††† For, lo, they are gone because of destruction: Egypt shall gather them up, Memphis shall bury them: the pleasant places for their silver, nettles shall possess them: thorns shall be in their tabernacles.

 

28-9:17†††† My God will cast them away, because they did not hearken unto him: and they shall be wanderers among the nations.

 

28-10:3†††† For now they shall say, We have no king, because we feared not the LORD; what then should a king do to us?

 

28-10:5†††† The inhabitants of Samaria shall fear because of the calves of Bethaven: for the people thereof shall mourn over it, and the priests thereof that rejoiced on it, for the glory thereof, because it is departed from it.

 

28-10:13††† Ye have plowed wickedness, ye have reaped iniquity; ye have eaten the fruit of lies: because thou didst trust in thy way, in the multitude of thy mighty men.

 

28-10:15††† So shall Bethel do unto you because of your great wickedness: in a morning shall the king of Israel utterly be cut off.

 

28-11:5†††† He shall not return into the land of Egypt, but the Assyrian shall be his king, because they refused to return.

 

28-11:6†††† And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour them, because of their own counsels.

 

29-JOEL

29-1:5††††† Awake, ye drunkards, and weep; and howl, all ye drinkers of wine, because of the new wine, for it is cut off from your mouth.

 

29-1:11†††† Be ye ashamed, O ye husbandmen; howl, O ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley; because the harvest of the field is perished.

 

29-1:12†††† The vine is dried up, and the fig tree languisheth; the pomegranate tree, the palm tree also, and the apple tree, even all the trees of the field, are withered: because joy is withered away from the sons of men.

 

29-1:18†††† How do the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

 

29-2:20†††† But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the east sea, and his hinder part toward the utmost sea, and his stink shall come up, and his ill savour shall come up, because he hath done great things.

 

29-3:5††††† Because ye have taken my silver and my gold, and have carried into your temples my goodly pleasant things:

 

29-3:19†††† Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the violence against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.

 

30-AMOS

30-1:3††††† Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron:

 

30-1:6††††† Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they carried away captive the whole captivity, to deliver them up to Edom:

 

30-1:9††††† Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Tyrus, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they delivered up the whole captivity to Edom, and remembered not the brotherly covenant:

 

30-1:11†††† Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he did pursue his brother with the sword, and did cast off all pity, and his anger did tear perpetually, and he kept his wrath for ever:

 

30-1:13†††† Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of the children of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have ripped up the women with child of Gilead, that they might enlarge their border:

 

30-2:1††††† Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Moab, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he burned the bones of the king of Edom into lime:

 

30-2:4††††† Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked:

 

30-2:6††††† Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;

 

30-4:12†††† Therefore thus will I do unto thee, O Israel: and because I will do this unto thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.

 

32-JONAH

32-1:10†††† Then were the men exceedingly afraid, and said unto him, Why hast thou done this? For the men knew that he fled from the presence of the LORD, because he had told them.

 

33-MICAH

33-2:1††††† Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

 

33-2:10†††† Arise ye, and depart; for this is not your rest: because it is polluted, it shall destroy you, even with a sore destruction.

 

33-6:13†††† Therefore also will I make thee sick in smiting thee, in making thee desolate because of thy sins.

 

33-7:9††††† I will bear the indignation of the LORD, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.

 

33-7:13†††† Notwithstanding the land shall be desolate because of them that dwell therein, for the fruit of their doings.

 

33-7:17†††† They shall lick the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth: they shall be afraid of the LORD our God, and shall fear because of thee.

 

33-7:18†††† Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.

 

34-NAHUM

34-3:4††††† Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts.

 

34-3:11†††† Thou also shalt be drunken: thou shalt be hid, thou also shalt seek strength because of the enemy.

 

35-HABAKKUK

35-1:16†††† Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto their drag; because by them their portion is fat, and their meat plenteous.

 

35-2:3††††† For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

 

35-2:5††††† Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:

 

35-2:8††††† Because thou hast spoiled many nations, all the remnant of the people shall spoil thee; because of menís blood, and for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell therein.

 

35-2:17†††† For the violence of Lebanon shall cover thee, and the spoil of beasts, which made them afraid, because of menís blood, and for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell therein.

 

36-ZEPHANIAH

36-1:17†††† And I will bring distress upon men, that they shall walk like blind men, because they have sinned against the LORD: and their blood shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as the dung.

 

36-2:10†††† This shall they have for their pride, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of the LORD of hosts.

 

36-3:11†††† In that day shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doings, wherein thou hast transgressed against me: for then I will take away out of the midst of thee them that rejoice in thy pride, and thou shalt no more be haughty because of my holy mountain.

 

37-HAGGAI

37-1:9††††† Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to little; and when ye brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the LORD of hosts. Because of mine house that is waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.

 

38-ZECHARIAH

38-8:10†††† For before these days there was no hire for man, nor any hire for beast; neither was there any peace to him that went out or came in because of the affliction: for I set all men every one against his neighbour.

 

38-9:8††††† And I will encamp about mine house because of the army, because of him that passeth by, and because of him that returneth: and no oppressor shall pass through them any more: for now have I seen with mine eyes.

 

38-10:2†††† For the idols have spoken vanity, and the diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain: therefore they went their way as a flock, they were troubled, because there was no shepherd.

 

38-10:5†††† And they shall be as mighty men, which tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle: and they shall fight, because the LORD is with them, and the riders on horses shall be confounded.

 

38-11:2†††† Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.

 

39-MALACHI

39-2:2††††† If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, saith the LORD of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have cursed them already, because ye do not lay it to heart.

 

39-2:14†††† Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the LORD hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.

 

40-MATTHEW

40-2:18†††† In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.

 

40-5:36†††† Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black.

 

40-7:14†††† Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

 

40-9:36†††† But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.

 

40-11:20††† Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not:

 

40-11:25††† At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.

 

40-12:41††† The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here.

 

40-13:5†††† Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:

 

40-13:6†††† And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

 

40-13:11††† He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

 

40-13:13††† Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

 

40-13:21††† Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.

 

40-13:58††† And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief.

 

40-14:5†††† And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

 

40-15:32††† Then Jesus called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.

 

40-16:7†††† And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taken no bread.

 

40-16:8†††† Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?

 

40-17:20††† And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.

 

40-18:7†††† Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!

 

40-18:32††† Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me:

 

40-19:8†††† He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.

 

40-20:7†††† They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive.

 

40-20:15††† Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

 

40-20:31††† And the multitude rebuked them, because they should hold their peace: but they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou son of David.

 

40-21:46††† But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.

 

40-23:29††† Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous,

 

40-24:12††† And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.

 

40-26:31††† Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.

 

40-26:33††† Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.

 

40-27:6†††† And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.

 

40-27:19††† When he was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.

 

41-MARK

41-1:34†††† And he healed many that were sick of divers diseases, and cast out many devils; and suffered not the devils to speak, because they knew him.

 

41-3:9††††† And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.

 

41-3:30†††† Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.

 

41-4:5††††† And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth:

 

41-4:6††††† But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.

 

41-4:29†††† But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he putteth in the sickle, because the harvest is come.

 

41-5:4††††† Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.

 

41-6:6††††† And he marvelled because of their unbelief. And he went round about the villages, teaching.

 

41-6:34†††† And Jesus, when he came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and he began to teach them many things.

 

41-7:19†††† Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats?

 

41-8:2††††† I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat:

 

41-8:16†††† And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have no bread.

 

41-8:17†††† And when Jesus knew it, he saith unto them, Why reason ye, because ye have no bread? perceive ye not yet, neither understand? have ye your heart yet hardened?

 

41-9:38†††† And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbad him, because he followeth not us.

 

41-9:41†††† For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he shall not lose his reward.

 

41-11:18††† And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people was astonished at his doctrine.

 

41-12:24††† And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?

 

41-14:27††† And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered.

 

41-15:42††† And now when the even was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,

 

41-16:14††† Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen.

 

42-LUKE

42-1:7††††† And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years.

 

42-1:20†††† And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.

 

42-2:4††††† And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)

 

42-2:7††††† And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.

 

42-4:18†††† The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,

 

42-5:19†††† And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst before Jesus.

 

42-8:6††††† And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture.

 

42-8:30†††† And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him.

 

42-9:7††††† Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him: and he was perplexed, because that it was said of some, that John was risen from the dead;

 

42-9:49†††† And John answered and said, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name; and we forbad him, because he followeth not with us.

 

42-9:53†††† And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem.

 

42-10:20††† Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.

 

42-11:8†††† I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.

 

42-11:18††† If Satan also be divided against himself, how shall his kingdom stand? because ye say that I cast out devils through Beelzebub.

 

42-12:17††† And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?

 

42-13:2†††† And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things?

 

42-13:14††† And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.

 

42-15:27††† And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.

 

42-16:8†††† And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.

 

42-17:9†††† Doth he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I trow not.

 

42-18:5†††† Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

 

42-19:3†††† And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.

 

42-19:11††† And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear.

 

42-19:17††† And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.

 

42-19:21††† For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.

 

42-19:31††† And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need of him.

 

42-19:44††† And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.

 

42-23:8†††† And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad: for he was desirous to see him of a long season, because he had heard many things of him; and he hoped to have seen some miracle done by him.

 

43-JOHN

43-1:50†††† Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these.

 

43-2:24†††† But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all men,

 

43-3:18†††† He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

 

43-3:19†††† And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

 

43-3:23†††† And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.

 

43-3:29†††† He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroomís voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled.

 

43-4:41†††† And many more believed because of his own word;

 

43-4:42†††† And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.

 

43-5:16†††† And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

 

43-5:18†††† Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.

 

43-5:27†††† And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man.

 

43-5:30†††† I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

 

43-6:2††††† And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased.

 

43-6:26†††† Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled.

 

43-6:41†††† The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, I am the bread which came down from heaven.

 

43-7:1††††† After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him.

 

43-7:7††††† The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.

 

43-7:22†††† Moses therefore gave unto you circumcision; (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers;) and ye on the sabbath day circumcise a man.

 

43-7:23†††† If a man on the sabbath day receive circumcision, that the law of Moses should not be broken; are ye angry at me, because I have made a man every whit whole on the sabbath day?

 

43-7:30†††† Then they sought to take him: but no man laid hands on him, because his hour was not yet come.

 

43-7:39†††† (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

 

43-7:43†††† So there was a division among the people because of him.

 

43-8:22†††† Then said the Jews, Will he kill himself? because he saith, Whither I go, ye cannot come.

 

43-8:37†††† I know that ye are Abrahamís seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.

 

43-8:43†††† Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.

 

43-8:44†††† Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

 

43-8:45†††† And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.

 

43-8:47†††† He that is of God heareth Godís words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.

 

43-9:16†††† Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.

 

43-9:22†††† These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.

 

43-10:13††† The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep.

 

43-10:17††† Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again.

 

43-10:26††† But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.

 

43-10:33††† The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.

 

43-10:36††† Say ye of him, whom the Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest; because I said, I am the Son of God?

 

43-11:9†††† Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world.

 

43-11:10††† But if a man walk in the night, he stumbleth, because there is no light in him.

 

43-11:42††† And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

 

43-12:6†††† This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.

 

43-12:11††† Because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.

 

43-12:30††† Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

 

43-12:39††† Therefore they could not believe, because that Esaias said again,

 

43-12:42††† Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:

 

43-13:29††† For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy those things that we have need of against the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.

 

43-14:12††† Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.

 

43-14:17††† Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

 

43-14:19††† Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.

 

43-14:28††† Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

 

43-15:19††† If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

 

43-15:21††† But all these things will they do unto you for my nameís sake, because they know not him that sent me.

 

43-15:27††† And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.

 

43-16:3†††† And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

 

43-16:4†††† But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. And these things I said not unto you at the beginning, because I was with you.

 

43-16:6†††† But because I have said these things unto you, sorrow hath filled your heart.

 

43-16:9†††† Of sin, because they believe not on me;

 

43-16:10††† Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more;

 

43-16:11††† Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.

 

43-16:16††† A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father.

 

43-16:17††† Then said some of his disciples among themselves, What is this that he saith unto us, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me: and, Because I go to the Father?

 

43-16:21††† A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.

 

43-16:27††† For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.

 

43-16:32††† Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone: and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

 

43-17:14††† I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

 

43-19:7†††† The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.

 

43-19:31††† The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.

 

43-19:42††† There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jewsí preparation day; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand.

 

43-20:13††† And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.

 

43-20:29††† Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

 

43-21:17††† He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.

 

44-ACTS

44-2:6††††† Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language.

 

44-2:24†††† Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.

 

44-2:27†††† Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

 

44-4:21†††† So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified God for that which was done.

 

44-6:1††††† And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

 

44-8:11†††† And to him they had regard, because that of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries.

 

44-8:20†††† But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

 

44-10:45††† And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.

 

44-12:3†††† And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. (Then were the days of unleavened bread.)

 

44-12:20††† And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the kingís chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the kingís country.

 

44-12:23††† And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

 

44-13:27††† For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.

 

44-14:12††† And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker.

 

44-16:3†††† Him would Paul have to go forth with him; and took and circumcised him because of the Jews which were in those quarters: for they knew all that his father was a Greek.

 

44-17:18††† Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.

 

44-17:31††† Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.

 

44-18:2†††† And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:) and came unto them.

 

44-18:3†††† And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

 

44-20:16††† For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hasted, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost.

 

44-22:29††† Then straightway they departed from him which should have examined him: and the chief captain also was afraid, after he knew that he was a Roman, and because he had bound him.

 

44-22:30††† On the morrow, because he would have known the certainty wherefore he was accused of the Jews, he loosed him from his bands, and commanded the chief priests and all their council to appear, and brought Paul down, and set him before them.

 

44-24:11††† Because that thou mayest understand, that there are yet but twelve days since I went up to Jerusalem for to worship.

 

44-25:20††† And because I doubted of such manner of questions, I asked him whether he would go to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these matters.

 

44-26:2†††† I think myself happy, king Agrippa, because I shall answer for myself this day before thee touching all the things whereof I am accused of the Jews:

 

44-26:3†††† Especially because I know thee to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently.

 

44-27:4†††† And when we had launched from thence, we sailed under Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.

 

44-27:9†††† Now when much time was spent, and when sailing was now dangerous, because the fast was now already past, Paul admonished them,

 

44-27:12††† And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence also, if by any means they might attain to Phenice, and there to winter; which is an haven of Crete, and lieth toward the south west and north west.

 

44-28:2†††† And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

 

44-28:18††† Who, when they had examined me, would have let me go, because there was no cause of death in me.

 

44-28:20††† For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.

 

45-ROMANS

45-1:19†††† Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.

 

45-1:21†††† Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

 

45-3:2††††† Much every way: chiefly, because that unto them were committed the oracles of God.

 

45-4:15†††† Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

 

45-5:5††††† And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

 

45-6:15†††† What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.

 

45-6:19†††† I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.

 

45-8:7††††† Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

 

45-8:10†††† And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.

 

45-8:21†††† Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.

 

45-8:27†††† And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.

 

45-9:7††††† Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called.

 

45-9:28†††† For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.

 

45-9:32†††† Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;

 

45-11:20††† Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear:

 

45-14:23††† And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.

 

45-15:15††† Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God,

 

46-1 CORINTHIANS

46-1:25†††† Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

 

46-2:14†††† But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

 

46-3:13†††† Every manís work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every manís work of what sort it is.

 

46-6:7††††† Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?

 

46-11:10††† For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

 

46-12:15††† If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?

 

46-12:16††† And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?

 

46-15:9†††† For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

 

46-15:15††† Yea, and we are found false witnesses of God; because we have testified of God that he raised up Christ: whom he raised not up, if so be that the dead rise not.

 

47-2 CORINTHIANS

47-2:13†††† I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but taking my leave of them, I went from thence into Macedonia.

 

47-5:14†††† For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

 

47-7:13†††† Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all.

 

47-11:7†††† Have I committed an offence in abasing myself that ye might be exalted, because I have preached to you the gospel of God freely?

 

47-11:11††† Wherefore? because I love you not? God knoweth.

 

48-GALATIANS

48-2:4††††† And that because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage:

 

48-2:11†††† But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed.

 

48-3:19†††† Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.

 

48-4:6††††† And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

 

48-4:16†††† Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?

 

49-EPHESIANS

49-4:18†††† Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:

 

49-5:6††††† Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

 

49-5:16†††† Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

 

50-PHILIPPIANS

50-1:7††††† Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.

 

50-2:26†††† For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick.

 

50-2:30†††† Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.

 

50-4:17†††† Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

 

52-1 THESSALONIANS

52-2:8††††† So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.

 

52-2:9††††† For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.

 

52-2:13†††† For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.

 

52-4:6††††† That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.

 

53-2 THESSALONIANS

53-1:3††††† We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth;

 

53-1:10†††† When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.

 

53-2:10†††† And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

 

53-2:13†††† But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

 

53-3:9††††† Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.

 

54-1 TIMOTHY

54-1:13†††† Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

 

54-4:10†††† For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

 

54-5:12†††† Having damnation, because they have cast off their first faith.

 

54-6:2††††† And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.

 

57-PHILEMON

57-1:7††††† For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.

 

58-HEBREWS

58-3:19†††† So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.

 

58-4:6††††† Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:

 

58-6:13†††† For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself,

 

58-7:23†††† And they truly were many priests, because they were not suffered to continue by reason of death:

 

58-7:24†††† But this man, because he continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood.

 

58-8:9††††† Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.

 

58-10:2†††† For then would they not have ceased to be offered? because that the worshippers once purged should have had no more conscience of sins.

 

58-11:5†††† By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.

 

58-11:11††† Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.

 

58-11:23††† By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the kingís commandment.

 

59-JAMES

59-1:10†††† But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

 

59-4:2††††† Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.

 

59-4:3††††† Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.

 

60-1 PETER

60-1:16†††† Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

 

60-2:21†††† For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:

 

60-5:8††††† Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

 

62-1 JOHN

62-2:8††††† Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which thing is true in him and in you: because the darkness is past, and the true light now shineth.

 

62-2:11†††† But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.

 

62-2:12†††† I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his nameís sake.

 

62-2:13†††† I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

 

62-2:14†††† I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.

 

62-2:21†††† I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

 

62-3:1††††† Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

 

62-3:9††††† Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

 

62-3:12†††† Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brotherís righteous.

 

62-3:14†††† We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.

 

62-3:16†††† Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

 

62-3:22†††† And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

 

62-4:1††††† Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

 

62-4:4††††† Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

 

62-4:9††††† In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

 

62-4:13†††† Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit.

 

62-4:17†††† Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.

 

62-4:18†††† There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

 

62-4:19†††† We love him, because he first loved us.

 

62-5:6††††† This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth.

 

62-5:10†††† He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.

 

64-3 JOHN

64-1:7††††† Because that for his nameís sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.

 

65-JUDE

65-1:16†††† These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having menís persons in admiration because of advantage.

 

66-REVELATION

66-1:7††††† Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.