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gardens and eat what they produce. 6Take wives and have sons
and daughters; take wives for your sons, and give your daughters
in marriage, that they may bear sons and daughters; multiply
there, and do not decrease. 7But seek the welfare of the city where
I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in
its welfare you will find your welfare.(Jeremiah 29:1-7)
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Still the Lord did not turn from the fierceness of his great wrath,
by which his anger was kindled against Judah, because of all
the provocations with which Manasseh had provoked him. 27The
Lord said, ‘I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have
removed Israel; and I will reject this city that I have chosen,
Jerusalem, and the house of which I said, My name shall be
there.’ 28 Now the rest of the acts of Josiah, and all that he did,
are they not written in the Book of the Annals of the Kings of
Judah? 29In his days Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt went up to the
king of Assyria to the river Euphrates. King Josiah went to meet
him; but when Pharaoh Neco met him at Megiddo, he killed him.
30His servants carried him dead in a chariot from Megiddo,
brought him to Jerusalem, and buried him in his own tomb. The
people of the land took Jehoahaz son of Josiah, anointed him,
and made him king in place of his father. (2 Kings 23: 26-30)
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Sun, stand still in Gibeon!
Moon, (stand still) in the valley of Aijalon!
The Sun stood still, the Moon stayed;
Until He [Yahweh] had taken vengeance upon the nations
Of His enemies—as it is written in the Book of Jashar.
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17 David intoned this lamentation over Saul and his son
Jonathan. 18(He ordered that The Song of the Bow* be taught to
the people of Judah; it is written in the Book of Jashar.) He said:
19 Your glory, O Israel, lies slain upon your high places!
How the mighty have fallen!
20 Tell it not in Gath,
proclaim it not in the streets of Ashkelon;
or the daughters of the Philistines wil...
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