NET 2 Samuel

2 Samuel

2 Samuel David Learns of the Deaths of Saul and Jonathan 1:1 After the death of Saul, when David had returned from defeating the Amalekites, he stayed at Ziklag for two days. 1:2 On the third day a man arrived from the camp of Saul with his clothes torn and…
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NET 1 Kings

1 Kings

1 Kings Adonijah Tries to Seize the Throne 1:1 King David was very old; even when they covered him with blankets, he could not get warm. 1:2 His servants advised him, “A young virgin must be found for our master, the king, to take care of the king’s needs and…
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NET 2 Kings

2 Kings

2 Kings Elijah Confronts the King and His Commanders 1:1 After Ahab died, Moab rebelled against Israel. 1:2 Ahaziah fell through a window lattice in his upper chamber in Samaria and was injured. He sent messengers with these orders, “Go, ask Baal Zebub, the god of Ekron, if I will…
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NET 1 Chronicles

1 Chronicles

1 Chronicles Adam’s Descendants 1:1 Adam, Seth, Enosh, 1:2 Kenan, Mahalalel, Jered, 1:3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, 1:4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Japheth’s Descendants 1:5 The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. 1:6 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah. 1:7 The sons of…
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NET 2 Chronicles

2 Chronicles

2 Chronicles The Lord Gives Solomon Wisdom 1:1 Solomon son of David solidified his royal authority, for the LORD his God was with him and magnified him greatly. 1:2 Solomon addressed all Israel, including those who commanded units of a thousand and a hundred, the judges, and all the leaders…
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NET Ezra

Ezra

Ezra The Decree of Cyrus 1:1 In the first year of King Cyrus of Persia, in order to fulfill the LORD’s message spoken through Jeremiah, the LORD stirred the mind of King Cyrus of Persia. He disseminated a proclamation throughout his entire kingdom, announcing in a written edict the following:…
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NET Nehemiah

Nehemiah

Nehemiah A Prayer of Nehemiah 1:1 These are the words of Nehemiah son of Hacaliah: It so happened that in the month of Kislev, in the twentieth year, I was in Susa the citadel. 1:2 Hanani, who was one of my relatives, along with some of the men from Judah,…
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NET Esther

Esther

Esther The King Throws a Lavish Party 1:1 The following events happened in the days of Ahasuerus. (I am referring to that Ahasuerus who used to rule over a hundred and twenty-seven provinces extending all the way from India to Ethiopia.) 1:2 In those days, as King Ahasuerus sat on…
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NET Job

Job

Job I. The Prologue (1:1-2:13) Job’s Good Life 1:1 There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. And that man was pure and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. 1:2 Seven sons and three daughters were born to him. 1:3 His…
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NET Psalms

Psalms

Psalms Book 1(Psalms 1-41) Psalm 1 1:1 How blessed is the one who does not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand in the pathway with sinners, or sit in the assembly of scoffers! 1:2 Instead he finds pleasure in obeying the LORD’s commands; he meditates on his commands…
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