Bible4/Jude “Of them also prophesied Enoch”

The Epistle of Jude, the Brother of James
܀ ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܝܗܘܕܐ ܀
1 JUDE, a servant of Jesus the Messiah, and the brother of James, to the called people, the beloved of God the Father, the preserved by Jesus the Messiah :
2 Mercy and peace in love, be multiplied to you.
3 My beloved, while I take all pains to write to you of our common life, it is needful for me to write to you, exhorting you to maintain a conflict for the faith which was once delivered to the saints.
4 For some have obtained entrance, who from the beginning were registered beforehand under this condemnation:
wicked men, who pervert the grace of God to impurity, and deny him who is the only Lord God and our Lord, Jesus the Messiah.
5 And I wish to remind you, though ye all know it, that God, after once rescuing the people from Egypt, again destroyed them who believed not.
6 And the angels that kept not their primacy, but left their station, he hath reserved in chains unknown, under darkness, unto the judgment of the great day.
7 As Sodom and Gomorrah, and the surrounding cities, which in like manner followed whoredom and went after strange flesh, are placed beneath everlasting fire, being, doomed to judgment.
8 In the same manner, too, these sensual dreamers defile the flesh and despise authority, and revile excellency.
9 But Michael the archangel, who, in debate with the Accuser, contended about the body of Moses, did not venture to bring against him a reviling declaration;
but said, The Lord will rebuke thee.
10 But these [men] revile things which they do not understand;
and in the things of which they have a natural persuasion as animal beings, in these they corrupt themselves.
11 Woe to them;
for they have gone in the way of Cain;
and, after the error of Balaam, they have lusted for gain;
and, in the rebellion of Korah, they have perished.
12 These are they who, in their feastings, riot while polluting themselves, feeding themselves without fear;
clouds without rain, moved about by the winds; trees whose fruit hath failed, and they are without fruit, twice dead, and uplifted from their root;
13 raging waves of the sea, which, by their foam, manifest their confusion;
shootingstars, for which is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
14 And of them also prophesied Enoch, who was the seventh from Adam, when he said:
Behold, the Lord cometh, with myriads of his saints;
15 to execute judgment upon all; and to convict all the wicked, because of all the deeds they have wickedly committed; and because of all the hard speeches, which they, ungodly sinners, have uttered.
16 These are they who murmur and complain of every thing, while they walk according to their lusts;
and their mouth speaketh shocking things;
and they flatter people, for the sake of gain.
17 But do ye, my beloved, remember the words which were before spoken by the legates of our Lord Jesus the Messiah;
18 because they told you, that in the end of the times there would be scoffers, going after wickedness, according to their lusts.
19 These are they that separate [themselves], sensual persons, not having the Spirit.
20 But, my beloved, be ye built up anew, in your holy faith, through the Holy Spirit, while ye pray.
21 And let us keep ourselves in the love of God, while we wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus the Messiah unto our eternal life.
22 And some of them, snatch ye from the fire.
23 And when they repent, have compassion on them, with fear, hating even the tunic that is defiled by the flesh.
24 And to him who is able to preserve you faultless, and spotless, and to establish you without a blemish,
25 before his majesty, with joy, [namely,] the only God, our Deliverer, by means of Jesus the Messiah our Lord, be praise, and dominion, and honor, and majesty, both now and in all ages.

End of the Epistle of Jude the Legate, the brother of James and Joses.

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The May 23 Bible

122,1 A Song of Ascents; of David. {N}
I rejoiced when they said unto me:
‘Let us go unto the house of the LORD.’
122,2 Our feet are standing within thy gates, O Jerusalem;
122,3 Jerusalem, that art builded as a city that is compact together;
122,4 Whither the tribes went up, even the tribes of the LORD, as a testimony unto Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD.
122,5 For there were set thrones for judgment, the thrones of the house of David.
122,6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; may they prosper that love thee.
122,7 Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.
122,8 For my brethren and companions’ sakes, I will now say:
‘Peace be within thee.’
122,9 For the sake of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good. {P}

Numbers17,18 And thou shalt write Aaron’s name upon the rod of Levi, for there shall be one rod for the head of their fathers’ houses.
17,19 And thou shalt lay them up in the tent of meeting before the testimony, where I meet with you.
17,20 And it shall come to pass, that the man whom I shall choose, his rod shall bud; and I will make to cease from Me the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against you.’
17,21 And Moses spoke unto the children of Israel; and all their princes gave him rods, for each prince one, according to their fathers’ houses, even twelve rods; and the rod of Aaron was among their rods.
17,22 And Moses laid up the rods before the LORD in the tent of the testimony.
17,23 And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses went into the tent of the testimony; and, behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi was budded, and put forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and bore ripe almonds. 17,24 And Moses brought out all the rods from before the LORD unto all the children of Israel; and they looked, and took every man his rod. {P}17,25 And the LORD said unto Moses:
‘Put back the rod of Aaron before the testimony, to be kept there, for a token against the rebellious children; that there may be made an end of their murmurings against Me, that they die not.’
17,26 Thus did Moses; as the LORD commanded him, so did he. {P}
17,27 And the children of Israel spoke unto Moses, saying:
‘Behold, we perish, we are undone, we are all undone.
17,28 Every one that cometh near, that cometh near unto the tabernacle of the LORD, is to die; shall we wholly perish?’ {S}
18,1 And the LORD said unto Aaron:
‘Thou and thy sons and thy fathers’ house with thee shall bear the iniquity of the sanctuary; and thou and thy sons with thee shall bear the iniquity of your priesthood.
18,2 And thy brethren also, the tribe of Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring thou near with thee, that they may be joined unto thee, and minister unto thee, thou and thy sons with thee being before the tent of the testimony.
18,3 And they shall keep thy charge, and the charge of all the Tent; only they shall not come nigh unto the holy furniture and unto the altar, that they die not, neither they, nor ye.
18,4 And they shall be joined unto thee, and keep the charge of the tent of meeting, whatsoever the service of the Tent may be; but a common man shall not draw nigh unto you.
18,5 And ye shall keep the charge of the holy things, and the charge of the altar, that there be wrath no more upon the children of Israel.
18,6 And I, behold, I have taken your brethren the Levites from among the children of Israel; for you they are given as a gift unto the LORD, to do the service of the tent of meeting.

2 4,21 And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door upon him, and went out.
2 4,22 And she called unto her husband, and said:
‘Send me, I pray thee, one of the servants, and one of the asses, that I may run to the man of God, and come back.’
2 4,23 And he said: Wherefore wilt thou go to him today? it is neither new moon nor sabbath.’
And she said:
‘It shall be well.’
2 4,24 Then she saddled an ass, and said to her servant:
‘Drive, and go forward; slacken me not the riding, except I bid thee.’
2 4,25 So she went, and came unto the man of God to mount Carmel. And it came to pass, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant:
‘Behold, yonder is that Shunammite.
2 4,26 Run, I pray thee, now to meet her, and say unto her: Is it well with thee? is it well with thy husband? is it well with the child?’
And she answered:
‘It is well.’
2 4,27 And when she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught hold of his feet. And Gehazi came near to thrust her away; but the man of God said:
‘Let her alone; for her soul is bitter within her; and the LORD hath hid it from me, and hath not told Me.’
2 4,28 Then she said:
‘Did I desire a son of my lord? did I not say:
Do not deceive me?’
2 4,29 Then he said to Gehazi:
‘Gird up thy loins, and take my staff in thy hand, and go thy way; if thou meet any man, salute him not; and if any salute thee, answer him not; and lay my staff upon the face of the child.’
2 4,30 And the mother of the child said:
‘As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee.’
And he arose, and followed her.
2 4,31 And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Wherefore he returned to meet him, and told him, saying:
‘The child is not awaked.’
2 4,32 And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid upon his bed.
2 4,33 He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto the LORD.
2 4,34 And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his hands; and he stretched himself upon him; and the flesh of the child waxed warm.
2 4,35 Then he returned, and walked in the house once to and fro; and went up, and stretched himself upon him; and the child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes.
2 4,36 And he called Gehazi, and said:
‘Call this Shunammite.’
So he called her. And when she was come in unto him, he said:
‘Take up thy son.’
2 4,37 Then she went in, and fell at his feet, and bowed down to the ground; and she took up her son, and went out. {P}
2 4,38 And Elisha came again to Gilgal; and there was a dearth in the land; and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him; and he said unto his servant:
‘Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets.’
2 4,39 And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage; for they knew them not.
2 4,40 So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said:
‘O man of God, there is death in the pot.’
And they could not eat thereof.
2 4,41 But he said:
‘Then bring meal.’
And he cast it into the pot; and he said:
‘Pour out for the people, that they may eat.’
And there was no harm in the pot. {S}
2 4,42 And there came a man from Baal-shalishah, and brought the man of God bread of the first-fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of corn in his sack. And he said:
‘Give unto the people, that they may eat.’
2 4,43 And his servant said:
‘How should I set this before a hundred men?’
But he said:
‘Give the people, that they may eat; for thus saith the LORD: They shall eat, and shall leave thereof.’
2 4,44 So he set it before them, and they did eat, and left thereof, according to the word of the LORD. {P}
2 5,1 Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Aram, was a great man with his master, and held in esteem, because by him the LORD had given victory unto Aram; he was also a mighty man of valour, but he was a leper.
2 5,2 And the Arameans had gone out in bands, and had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a little maid; and she waited on Naaman’s wife.

3,16 And when she came to her mother-in-law, she said:
‘Who art thou, my daughter?’
And she told her all that the man had done to her.
3,17 And she said:
‘These six measures of barley gave he me; for he said to me: Go not empty unto thy mother-in-law.’
3,18 Then said she:
‘Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the matter will fall; for the man will not rest, until he have finished the thing this day.’
4,1 Now Boaz went up to the gate, and sat him down there; and, behold, the near kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by; unto whom he said:
‘Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here.’
And he turned aside, and sat down.
4,2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said:
‘Sit ye down here.’
And they sat down.
4,3 And he said unto the near kinsman:
‘Naomi, that is come back out of the field of Moab, selleth the parcel of land, which was our brother Elimelech’s;
4,4 and I thought to disclose it unto thee, saying:
Buy it before them that sit here, and before the elders of my people. If thou wilt redeem it, redeem it; but if it will not be redeemed, then tell me, that I may know; for there is none to redeem it beside thee; and I am after thee.’ And he said:
‘I will redeem it.’
4,5 Then said Boaz:
‘What day thou buyest the field of the hand of Naomi–
hast thou also bought of Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance?’
4,6 And the near kinsman said:
‘I cannot redeem it for myself, lest I mar mine own inheritance; take thou my right of redemption on thee; for I cannot redeem it.’–
4,7 Now this was the custom in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning exchanging, to confirm all things: a man drew off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbour; and this was the attestation in Israel.–
4,8 So the near kinsman said unto Boaz:
‘Buy it for thyself.’
And he drew off his shoe.
4,9 And Boaz said unto the elders, and unto all the people:
‘Ye are witnesses this day, that I have bought all that was Elimelech’s, and all that was Chilion’s and Mahlon’s, of the hand of Naomi.
4,10 Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, have I acquired to be my wife, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance, that the name of the dead be not cut off from among his brethren, and from the gate of his place; ye are witnesses this day.’
4,11 And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said:
‘We are witnesses. The LORD make the woman that is come into thy house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel; and do thou worthily in Ephrath, and be famous in Beth-lehem;
4,12 and let thy house be like the house of Perez, whom Tamar bore unto Judah, of the seed which the LORD shall give thee of this young woman.’

The Annunciation of Mark – Chapter 10
34 And they will mock him, and will scourge him, and will spit in his face, and will kill him; and on the third day he will arise.
35 And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him, and said to him:
Teacher, we desire that thou wouldst do for us all that we ask.
36 He saith to them:
What would ye, that I should do for you?
37 They say to him:
Grant to us, that one may sit on thy right hand, and the other on thy left, in thy glory.
38 But he said to them:
Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink the cup, of which I drink ? and to be baptized with the baptism, that I am baptized with ?
39 They say to him:
We are able.
Jesus saith to them:
The cup that I drink, ye will drink, and the baptism that I am baptized with, ye will be baptized with:
40 But that ye should sit on my right hand and on my left, is not mine o give, except to those for whom it is prepared.
41 And when the ten heard [it], they began to murmur against James and John.
42 And Jesus called them, and said to them:
Ye know, that they who are accounted chiefs of the nations, are their lords; and their great men have authority over them.
43 But it shall not be so among you: but he that would be great among you, must be a servitor to you.
44 And he of you that would be first, must be servant to every one.

The Book of Acts – Chapter 23
9 And there was great vociferation.
And some Scribes of the party of the Pharisees rose up, and contended with them, and said.
We have found nothing evil in this man:
for if a spirit or an angel hath conversed with him, what is there in that ?
10 And, as there was great commotion among them, the Chiliarch was afraid lest they should tear Paul in pieces.
And he sent Romans, to go and pluck him from their midst, and bring him into the castle.
11 And when night came, our Lord appeared to Paul, and said to him:
Be strong; for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so also art thou to testify at Rome.
12 And when it was morning, several of the Jews assembled together, and bound themselves by imprecations that they would neither eat nor drink until they had slain Paul.
13 And they who had established this compact by oath, were more than forty persons.
14 And they went to the priests and Elders, and said:
We have bound ourselves by imprecations, that we will taste of nothing, until we shall have slain Paul.


Tuesday Created “Let the dry land appear”

Genesis Chapter 1

1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2 Now the earth was unformed and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God hovered over the face of the waters. 3 And God said: ‘Let there be light.’ And there was light. 4 And God saw the light, that it was good; and God divided the light from the darkness. 5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day. {P}

6 And God said: ‘Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.’ 7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament; and it was so. 8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And there was evening and there was morning, a second day. {P}

9 And God said: ‘Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear.’ And it was so. 10 And God called the dry land Earth, and the gathering together of the waters called He Seas; and God saw that it was good. 11 And God said: ‘Let the earth put forth grass, herb yielding seed, and fruit-tree bearing fruit after its kind, wherein is the seed thereof, upon the earth.’ And it was so. 12 And the earth brought forth grass, herb yielding seed after its kind, and tree bearing fruit, wherein is the seed thereof, after its kind; and God saw that it was good. 13 And there was evening and there was morning, a third day. {P}

VII. None shall commit adultery – The Ten Commandments

* Thou shalt not commit adultery. {S} *
Exodus Chapter 20

1 And God spoke all these words, saying: {S} 2 I am the LORD thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before Me. 3 Thou shalt not make unto thee a graven image, nor any manner of likeness, of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; 4 thou shalt not bow down unto them, nor serve them; for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate Me; 5 and showing mercy unto the thousandth generation of them that love Me and keep My commandments. {S} 6 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh His name in vain. {P}

7 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. 8 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work; 9 but the seventh day is a sabbath unto the LORD thy God, in it thou shalt not do any manner of work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy man-servant, nor thy maid-servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates; 10 for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested on the seventh day; wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it. {S} 11 Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. {S} 12 Thou shalt not murder. {S} Thou shalt not commit adultery. {S}

Psalms 23 “He restoreth my soul He guideth me in straight paths”

Psalms Chapter 23 תְּהִלִּים

א מִזְמוֹר לְדָוִד: יְהוָה רֹעִי, לֹא אֶחְסָר. 1 A Psalm of David.
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
ב בִּנְאוֹת דֶּשֶׁא, יַרְבִּיצֵנִי; עַל-מֵי מְנֻחוֹת יְנַהֲלֵנִי. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside the still waters.
ג נַפְשִׁי יְשׁוֹבֵב; יַנְחֵנִי בְמַעְגְּלֵי-צֶדֶק, לְמַעַן שְׁמוֹ. 3 He restoreth my soul; He guideth me in straight paths for His name’s sake.
ד גַּם כִּי-אֵלֵךְ בְּגֵיא צַלְמָוֶת, לֹא-אִירָא רָע– כִּי-אַתָּה עִמָּדִי;
שִׁבְטְךָ וּמִשְׁעַנְתֶּךָ, הֵמָּה יְנַחֲמֻנִי.
4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for Thou art with me; {N}
Thy rod and Thy staff, they comfort me.
ה תַּעֲרֹךְ לְפָנַי, שֻׁלְחָן– נֶגֶד צֹרְרָי;
דִּשַּׁנְתָּ בַשֶּׁמֶן רֹאשִׁי, כּוֹסִי רְוָיָה.
5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; {N}
Thou hast anointed my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
ו אַךְ, טוֹב וָחֶסֶד יִרְדְּפוּנִי– כָּל-יְמֵי חַיָּי;
וְשַׁבְתִּי בְּבֵית-יְהוָה, לְאֹרֶךְ יָמִים.
6 Surely goodness and kindness shall follow me all the days of my life; {N}
and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD for ever. {P}

Tuesday Prayer “Our Father Thy will be done as in heaven so on earth”

Matthew 6,1 Be cautious in your alms-giving, not to perform it before men, so that ye may be seen of them:
otherwise, ye have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.
2 Therefore, when thou doest alms thou shalt not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may get praise from men.
Verily I say to you, They have gotten their reward.
3 But thou, when doing alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:
4 that thy alms may be in secret.
And thy Father, who seeth in secret, will reward thee openly.
5 And when thou prayest. thou shalt not be like the hypocrites, who are fond of standing up in the synagogues and at the corners of streets to pray, so that they may be seen by people.
Verily I say to you, they have gotten their reward.
6 But thou, when thou prayest enter into thy closet and close the door, and pray to thy Father who is in secret;
and thy Father, who seeth in secret, will reward thee openly.
7 And when ye pray, be not garrulous like the heathen;
for they expect to be heard for their abundance of words.
8 Therefore, be not like them;
for your Father knoweth what is needful for you, before ye ask him.
9 In this manner, therefore, pray ye:

Our Father
who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name:
10 Thy kingdom come:
Thy will be done; as in heaven, so on earth:
11 Give us our needful bread, this day:
12 And forgive us our debts, as
we forgive our debtors:
13 And bring us not into temptation, but
deliver us from evil:

For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever: Amen.
14 For if ye forgive men their faults, your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you.
15 But if ye shall not forgive men, your Father also forgiveth not you your faults.
16 And when ye fast, be not sad like the hypocrites.
For they distort their faces, that they may be seen of men to fast.
Verily I say to you, they have gotten their reward.
17 But, when thou fastest, wash thou thy face, and anoint thy head:
18 that thou mayest not be seen by men as a faster, but by thy Father who is in secret:
and thy Father who seeth in secret, will recompense thee.