Verses with the word people in the Apocrypha (351 verses):
1 Esdras 1:4
And said, Ye shall no more bear the ark upon your shoulders: now therefore serve the Lord your God, and minister unto his people Israel, and prepare you after your families and kindreds,
1 Esdras 1:7
And unto the people that was found there Josias gave thirty thousand lambs and kids, and three thousand calves: these things were given of the king's allowance, according as he promised, to the people, to the priests, and to the Levites.
1 Esdras 1:11
And according to the several dignities of the fathers, before the people, to offer to the Lord, as it is written in the book of Moses: and thus did they in the morning.
1 Esdras 1:13
And set them before all the people: and afterward they prepared for themselves, and for the priests their brethren, the sons of Aaron.
1 Esdras 1:24
As for the things that came to pass in his time, they were written in former times, concerning those that sinned, and did wickedly against the Lord above all people and kingdoms, and how they grieved him exceedingly, so that the words of the Lord rose up against Israel.
1 Esdras 1:34
And the people took Joachaz the son of Josias, and made him king instead of Josias his father, when he was twenty and three years old.
1 Esdras 1:49
The governors also of the people and of the priests did many things against the laws, and passed all the pollutions of all nations, and defiled the temple of the Lord, which was sanctified in Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 1:52
So far forth, that he, being wroth with his people for their great ungodliness, commanded the kings of the Chaldees to come up against them;
1 Esdras 1:56
And as for her glorious things, they never ceased till they had consumed and brought them all to nought: and the people that were not slain with the sword he carried unto Babylon:
1 Esdras 2:5
If therefore there be any of you that are of his people, let the Lord, even his Lord, be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem that is in Judea, and build the house of the Lord of Israel: for he is the Lord that dwelleth in Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 2:30
Then king Artexerxes his letters being read, Rathumus, and Semellius the scribe, and the rest that were in commission with them, removing in haste toward Jerusalem with a troop of horsemen and a multitude of people in battle array, began to hinder the builders; and the building of the temple in Jerusalem ceased until the second year of the reign of Darius king of the Persians.
1 Esdras 4:10
So all his people and his armies obey him: furthermore he lieth down, he eateth and drinketh, and taketh his rest:
1 Esdras 4:15
Women have borne the king and all the people that bear rule by sea and land.
1 Esdras 4:41
And with that he held his peace. And all the people then shouted, and said, Great is Truth, and mighty above all things.
1 Esdras 5:46
And so dwelt the priests and the Levites and the people in Jerusalem, and in the country, the singers also and the porters; and all Israel in their villages.
1 Esdras 5:62
And all the people sounded trumpets, and shouted with a loud voice, singing songs of thanksgiving unto the Lord for the rearing up of the house of the Lord.
1 Esdras 5:65
Insomuch that the trumpets might not be heard for the weeping of the people: yet the multitude sounded marvellously, so that it was heard afar off.
1 Esdras 6:16
Who pulled down the house, and burned it, and carried away the people captives unto Babylon.
1 Esdras 7:13
And the children of Israel that came out of the captivity did eat, even all they that had separated themselves from the abominations of the people of the land, and sought the Lord.
1 Esdras 8:14
With that also which is given of the people for the temple of the Lord their God at Jerusalem: and that silver and gold may be collected for bullocks, rams, and lambs, and things thereunto appertaining;
1 Esdras 8:67
And they delivered the king's commandments unto the king's stewards' and to the governors of Celosyria and Phenice; and they honoured the people and the temple of God.
1 Esdras 8:69
The nation of Israel, the princes, the priests and Levites, have not put away from them the strange people of the land, nor the pollutions of the Gentiles to wit, of the Canaanites, Hittites, Pheresites, Jebusites, and the Moabites, Egyptians, and Edomites.
1 Esdras 8:70
For both they and their sons have married with their daughters, and the holy seed is mixed with the strange people of the land; and from the beginning of this matter the rulers and the great men have been partakers of this iniquity.
1 Esdras 9:11
But forasmuch as the people are many, and it is foul weather, so that we cannot stand without, and this is not a work of a day or two, seeing our sin in these things is spread far:
1 Esdras 9:47
And all the people answered, Amen; and lifting up their hands they fell to the ground, and worshipped the Lord.
1 Esdras 9:53
So the Levites published all things to the people, saying, This day is holy to the Lord; be not sorrowful.
2 Esdras 1:5
Go thy way, and shew my people their sinful deeds, and their children their wickedness which they have done against me; that they may tell their children's children:
2 Esdras 1:8
Pull thou off then the hair of thy head, and cast all evil upon them, for they have not been obedient unto my law, but it is a rebellious people.
2 Esdras 1:11
All the nations have I destroyed before them, and in the east I have scattered the people of two provinces, even of Tyrus and Sidon, and have slain all their enemies.
2 Esdras 1:29
That ye would be my people, and I should be your God; that ye would be my children, and I should be your father?
2 Esdras 1:35
Your houses will I give to a people that shall come; which not having heard of me yet shall believe me; to whom I have shewed no signs, yet they shall do that I have commanded them.
2 Esdras 1:37
I take to witness the grace of the people to come, whose little ones rejoice in gladness: and though they have not seen me with bodily eyes, yet in spirit they believe the thing that I say.
2 Esdras 1:38
And now, brother, behold what glory; and see the people that come from the east:
2 Esdras 2:1
Thus saith the Lord, I brought this people out of bondage, and I gave them my commandments by menservants the prophets; whom they would not hear, but despised my counsels.
2 Esdras 2:8
Woe be unto thee, Assur, thou that hidest the unrighteous in thee! O thou wicked people, remember what I did unto Sodom and Gomorrha;
2 Esdras 2:10
Thus saith the Lord unto Esdras, Tell my people that I will give them the kingdom of Jerusalem, which I would have given unto Israel.
2 Esdras 2:24
Abide still, O my people, and take thy rest, for thy quietness still come.
2 Esdras 2:41
The number of thy children, whom thou longedst for, is fulfilled: beseech the power of the Lord, that thy people, which have been called from the beginning, may be hallowed.
2 Esdras 2:42
I Esdras saw upon the mount Sion a great people, whom I could not number, and they all praised the Lord with songs.
2 Esdras 2:48
Then the angel said unto me, Go thy way, and tell my people what manner of things, and how great wonders of the Lord thy God, thou hast seen.
2 Esdras 3:4
O Lord, who bearest rule, thou spakest at the beginning, when thou didst plant the earth, and that thyself alone, and commandedst the people,
2 Esdras 3:7
And unto him thou gavest commandment to love thy way: which he transgressed, and immediately thou appointedst death in him and in his generations, of whom came nations, tribes, people, and kindreds, out of number.
2 Esdras 3:8
And every people walked after their own will, and did wonderful things before thee, and despised thy commandments.
2 Esdras 3:12
And it happened, that when they that dwelt upon the earth began to multiply, and had gotten them many children, and were a great people, they began again to be more ungodly than the first.
2 Esdras 3:22
Thus infirmity was made permanent; and the law (also) in the heart of the people with the malignity of the root; so that the good departed away, and the evil abode still.
2 Esdras 3:30
For I have seen how thou sufferest them sinning, and hast spared wicked doers: and hast destroyed thy people, and hast preserved thine enemies, and hast not signified it.
2 Esdras 3:32
Or is there any other people that knoweth thee beside Israel? or what generation hath so believed thy covenants as Jacob?
2 Esdras 3:35
Or when was it that they which dwell upon the earth have not sinned in thy sight? or what people have so kept thy commandments?
2 Esdras 4:23
For it was not my mind to be curious of the high things, but of such as pass by us daily, namely, wherefore Israel is given up as a reproach to the heathen, and for what cause the people whom thou hast loved is given over unto ungodly nations, and why the law of our forefathers is brought to nought, and the written covenants come to none effect,
2 Esdras 5:5
And blood shall drop out of wood, and the stone shall give his voice, and the people shall be troubled:
2 Esdras 5:16
And in the second night it came to pass, that Salathiel the captain of the people came unto me, saying, Where hast thou been? and why is thy countenance so heavy?
2 Esdras 5:27
And among all the multitudes of people thou hast gotten thee one people: and unto this people, whom thou lovedst, thou gavest a law that is approved of all.
2 Esdras 5:28
And now, O Lord, why hast thou given this one people over unto many? and upon the one root hast thou prepared others, and why hast thou scattered thy only one people among many?
2 Esdras 5:30
If thou didst so much hate thy people, yet shouldest thou punish them with thine own hands.
2 Esdras 5:33
And I said, Speak on, my Lord. Then said he unto me, Thou art sore troubled in mind for Israel's sake: lovest thou that people better than he that made them?
2 Esdras 5:40
Then said he unto me, Like as thou canst do none of these things that I have spoken of, even so canst thou not find out my judgment, or in the end the love that I have promised unto my people.
2 Esdras 6:48
For the dumb water and without life brought forth living things at the commandment of God, that all people might praise thy wondrous works.
2 Esdras 6:54
And after these, Adam also, whom thou madest lord of all thy creatures: of him come we all, and the people also whom thou hast chosen.
2 Esdras 6:56
As for the other people, which also come of Adam, thou hast said that they are nothing, but be like unto spittle: and hast likened the abundance of them unto a drop that falleth from a vessel.
2 Esdras 6:58
But we thy people, whom thou hast called thy firstborn, thy only begotten, and thy fervent lover, are given into their hands.
2 Esdras 7:40
And Ezechias for the people in the time of Sennacherib: and many for many.
2 Esdras 7:59
For this is the life whereof Moses spake unto the people while he lived, saying, Choose thee life, that thou mayest live.
2 Esdras 8:15
Now therefore, Lord, I will speak; touching man in general, thou knowest best; but touching thy people, for whose sake I am sorry;
2 Esdras 8:26
O look not upon the sins of thy people; but on them which serve thee in truth.
2 Esdras 8:45
Be not wroth with us but spare thy people, and have mercy upon thine own inheritance: for thou art merciful unto thy creature.
2 Esdras 9:3
Therefore when there shall be seen earthquakes and uproars of the people in the world:
2 Esdras 9:21
And I saw, and spared it greatly, and have kept me a grape of the cluster, and a plant of a great people.
2 Esdras 10:39
He hath seen that thy way is right: for that thou sorrowest continually for thy people, and makest great lamentation for Sion.
2 Esdras 12:34
For the rest of my people shall he deliver with mercy, those that have been pressed upon my borders, and he shall make them joyful until the coming of the day of judgment, whereof I have spoken unto thee from the the beginning.
2 Esdras 12:38
And teach them to the wise of the people, whose hearts thou knowest may comprehend and keep these secrets.
2 Esdras 12:40
And it came to pass, when all the people saw that the seven days were past, and I not come again into the city, they gathered them all together, from the least unto the greatest, and came unto me, and said,
2 Esdras 12:50
So the people went their way into the city, like as I commanded them:
2 Esdras 13:13
And there came much people unto him, whereof some were glad, some were sorry, and some of them were bound, and other some brought of them that were offered: then was I sick through great fear, and I awaked, and said,
2 Esdras 13:31
And one shall undertake to fight against another, one city against another, one place against another, one people against another, and one realm against another.
2 Esdras 13:33
And when all the people hear his voice, every man shall in their own land leave the battle they have one against another.
2 Esdras 13:48
But those that be left behind of thy people are they that are found within my borders.
2 Esdras 13:49
Now when he destroyeth the multitude of the nations that are gathered together, he shall defend his people that remain.
2 Esdras 14:3
Then said he unto me, In the bush I did manifestly reveal myself unto Moses, and talked with him, when my people served in Egypt:
2 Esdras 14:4
And I sent him and led my people out of Egypt, and brought him up to the mount of where I held him by me a long season,
2 Esdras 14:13
Now therefore set thine house in order, and reprove thy people, comfort such of them as be in trouble, and now renounce corruption,
2 Esdras 14:20
Behold, Lord, I will go, as thou hast commanded me, and reprove the people which are present: but they that shall be born afterward, who shall admonish them? thus the world is set in darkness, and they that dwell therein are without light.
2 Esdras 14:23
And he answered me, saying, Go thy way, gather the people together, and say unto them, that they seek thee not for forty days.
2 Esdras 14:27
Then went I forth, as he commanded, and gathered all the people together, and said,
2 Esdras 14:46
But keep the seventy last, that thou mayest deliver them only to such as be wise among the people:
2 Esdras 15:1
Behold, speak thou in the ears of my people the words of prophecy, which I will put in thy mouth, saith the Lord:
2 Esdras 15:10
Behold, my people is led as a flock to the slaughter: I will not suffer them now to dwell in the land of Egypt:
2 Esdras 15:15
For the sword and their destruction draweth nigh, and one people shall stand up and fight against another, and swords in their hands.
2 Esdras 16:40
O my people, hear my word: make you ready to thy battle, and in those evils be even as pilgrims upon the earth.
But I alone went often to Jerusalem at the feasts, as it was ordained unto all the people of Israel by an everlasting decree, having the firstfruits and tenths of increase, with that which was first shorn; and them gave I at the altar to the priests the children of Aaron.
Now therefore, my son, love thy brethren, and despise not in thy heart thy brethren, the sons and daughters of thy people, in not taking a wife of them: for in pride is destruction and much trouble, and in lewdness is decay and great want: for lewdness is the mother of famine.
So shall all nations praise the Lord, and his people shall confess God, and the Lord shall exalt his people; and all those which love the Lord God in truth and justice shall rejoice, shewing mercy to our brethren.
For they were newly returned from the captivity, and all the people of Judea were lately gathered together: and the vessels, and the altar, and the house, were sanctified after the profanation.
And the children of Israel did as Joacim the high priest had commanded them, with the ancients of all the people of Israel, which dwelt at Jerusalem.
So God heard their prayers, and looked upon their afflictions: for the people fasted many days in all Judea and Jerusalem before the sanctuary of the Lord Almighty.
And Joacim the high priest, and all the priests that stood before the Lord, and they which ministered unto the Lord, had their loins girt with sackcloth, and offered the daily burnt offerings, with the vows and free gifts of the people,
And he said unto them, Tell me now, ye sons of Chanaan, who this people is, that dwelleth in the hill country, and what are the cities that they inhabit, and what is the multitude of their army, and wherein is their power and strength, and what king is set over them, or captain of their army;
Then said Achior, the captain of all the sons of Ammon, Let my lord now hear a word from the mouth of thy servant, and I will declare unto thee the truth concerning this people, which dwelleth near thee, and inhabiteth the hill countries: and there shall no lie come out of the mouth of thy servant.
This people are descended of the Chaldeans:
Now therefore, my lord and governor, if there be any error against this people, and they sin against their God, let us consider that this shall be their ruin, and let us go up, and we shall overcome them.
And when Achior had finished these sayings, all the people standing round about the tent murmured, and the chief men of Holofernes, and all that dwelt by the sea side, and in Moab, spake that he should kill him.
For, say they, we will not be afraid of the face of the children of Israel: for, lo, it is a people that have no strength nor power for a strong battle
And who art thou, Achior, and the hirelings of Ephraim, that thou hast prophesied against us as to day, and hast said, that we should not make war with the people of Israel, because their God will defend them? and who is God but Nabuchodonosor?
And they called together all the ancients of the city, and all their youth ran together, and their women, to the assembly, and they set Achior in the midst of all their people. Then Ozias asked him of that which was done.
Then the people fell down and worshipped God, and cried unto God. saying,
The next day Holofernes commanded all his army, and all his people which were come to take his part, that they should remove their camp against Bethulia, to take aforehand the ascents of the hill country, and to make war against the children of Israel.
And viewed the passages up to the city, and came to the fountains of their waters, and took them, and set garrisons of men of war over them, and he himself removed toward his people.
Then came unto him all the chief of the children of Esau, and all the governors of the people of Moab, and the captains of the sea coast, and said,
For this people of the children of Israel do not trust in their spears, but in the height of the mountains wherein they dwell, because it is not easy to come up to the tops of their mountains.
Now therefore, my lord, fight not against them in battle array, and there shall not so much as one man of thy people perish.
For all the inhabitants of Bethulia have their water thence; so shall thirst kill them, and they shall give up their city, and we and our people shall go up to the tops of the mountains that are near, and will camp upon them, to watch that none go out of the city.
Then all the people assembled to Ozias, and to the chief of the city, both young men, and women, and children, and cried with a loud voice, and said before all the elders,
Now therefore call them unto you, and deliver the whole city for a spoil to the people of Holofernes, and to all his army.
And he dispersed the people, every one to their own charge; and they went unto the walls and towers of their city, and sent the women and children into their houses: and they were very low brought in the city.
Now when she heard the evil words of the people against the governor, that they fainted for lack of water; for Judith had heard all the words that Ozias had spoken unto them, and that he had sworn to deliver the city unto the Assyrians after five days;
And they came unto her, and she said unto them, Hear me now, O ye governors of the inhabitants of Bethulia: for your words that ye have spoken before the people this day are not right, touching this oath which ye made and pronounced between God and you, and have promised to deliver the city to our enemies, unless within these days the Lord turn to help you.
For there arose none in our age, neither is there any now in these days neither tribe, nor family, nor people, nor city among us, which worship gods made with hands, as hath been aforetime.
For this is not the first day wherein thy wisdom is manifested; but from the beginning of thy days all the people have known thy understanding, because the disposition of thine heart is good.
But the people were very thirsty, and compelled us to do unto them as we have spoken, and to bring an oath upon ourselves, which we will not break.
And make every nation and tribe to acknowledge that thou art the God of all power and might, and that there is none other that protecteth the people of Israel but thou.
And took her, and asked her, Of what people art thou? and whence comest thou? and whither goest thou? And she said, I am a woman of the Hebrews, and am fled from them: for they shall be given you to be consumed:
And they wondered at her beauty, and admired the children of Israel because of her, and every one said to his neighbour, Who would despise this people, that have among them such women? surely it is not good that one man of them be left who being let go might deceive the whole earth.
Now therefore, if thy people that dwelleth in the mountains had not set light by me, I would not have lifted up my spear against them: but they have done these things to themselves.
And are resolved to spend the firstfruits of the the tenths of wine and oil, which they had sanctified, and reserved for the priests that serve in Jerusalem before the face of our God; the which things it is not lawful for any of the people so much as to touch with their hands.
Likewise Holofernes said unto her. God hath done well to send thee before the people, that strength might be in our hands and destruction upon them that lightly regard my lord.
And when she came out, she besought the Lord God of Israel to direct her way to the raising up of the children of her people.
Then all the people were wonderfully astonished, and bowed themselves and worshipped God, and said with one accord, Blessed be thou, O our God, which hast this day brought to nought the enemies of thy people.
And God turn these things to thee for a perpetual praise, to visit thee in good things because thou hast not spared thy life for the affliction of our nation, but hast revenged our ruin, walking a straight way before our God. And all the people said; So be it, so be it.
Then they called Achior out of the house of Ozias; and when he was come, and saw the head of Holofernes in a man's hand in the assembly of the people, he fell down on his face, and his spirit failed.
Now therefore tell me all the things that thou hast done in these days. Then Judith declared unto him in the midst of the people all that she had done, from the day that she went forth until that hour she spake unto them.
And when she had left off speaking, the people shouted with a loud voice, and made a joyful noise in their city.
After he went into the tent where Judith lodged: and when he found her not, he leaped out to the people, and cried,
Thou hast done all these things by thine hand: thou hast done much good to Israel, and God is pleased therewith: blessed be thou of the Almighty Lord for evermore. And all the people said, So be it.
And the people spoiled the camp the space of thirty days: and they gave unto Judith Holofernes his tent, and all his plate, and beds, and vessels, and all his stuff: and she took it and laid it on her mule; and made ready her carts, and laid them thereon.
And they put a garland of olive upon her and her maid that was with her, and she went before all the people in the dance, leading all the women: and all the men of Israel followed in their armour with garlands, and with songs in their mouths.
Then Judith began to sing this thanksgiving in all Israel, and all the people sang after her this song of praise.
For God breaketh the battles: for among the camps in the midst of the people he hath delivered me out of the hands of them that persecuted me.
Now as soon as they entered into Jerusalem, they worshipped the Lord; and as soon as the people were purified, they offered their burnt offerings, and their free offerings, and their gifts.
Judith also dedicated all the stuff of Holofernes, which the people had given her, and gave the canopy, which she had taken out of his bedchamber, for a gift unto the Lord.
So the people continued feasting in Jerusalem before the sanctuary for the space of three months and Judith remained with them.
And many desired her, but none knew her all the days of her life, after that Manasses her husband was dead, and was gathered to his people.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:8
They shall judge the nations, and have dominion over the people, and their Lord shall reign for ever.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:15
This the people saw, and understood it not, neither laid they up this in their minds, That his grace and mercy is with his saints, and that he hath respect unto his chosen.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:2
Give ear, ye that rule the people, and glory in the multitude of nations.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:21
If your delight be then in thrones and sceptres, O ye kings of the people, honour wisdom, that ye may reign for evermore.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:24
But the multitude of the wise is the welfare of the world: and a wise king is the upholding of the people.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:14
I shall set the people in order, and the nations shall be subject unto me.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:7
Thou hast chosen me to be a king of thy people, and a judge of thy sons and daughters:
Wisdom of Solomon 9:12
So shall my works be acceptable, and then shall I judge thy people righteously, and be worthy to sit in my father's seat.
Wisdom of Solomon 10:15
She delivered the righteous people and blameless seed from the nation that oppressed them.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:19
But by such works hast thou taught thy people that the just man should be merciful, and hast made thy children to be of a good hope that thou givest repentance for sins.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:14
And all the enemies of thy people, that hold them in subjection, are most foolish, and are more miserable than very babes.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:2
Instead of which punishment, dealing graciously with thine own people, thou preparedst for them meat of a strange taste, even quails to stir up their appetite:
Wisdom of Solomon 16:20
Instead whereof thou feddest thine own people with angels' food, and didst send them from heaven bread prepared without their labour, able to content every man's delight, and agreeing to every taste.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:7
So of thy people was accepted both the salvation of the righteous, and destruction of the enemies.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:13
For whereas they would not believe any thing by reason of the enchantments; upon the destruction of the firstborn, they acknowledged this people to be the sons of God.
Wisdom of Solomon 19:5
And that thy people might pass a wonderful way: but they might find a strange death.
Wisdom of Solomon 19:8
Wherethrough all the people went that were defended with thy hand, seeing thy marvellous strange wonders.
Wisdom of Solomon 19:22
For in all things, O Lord, thou didst magnify thy people, and glorify them, neither didst thou lightly regard them: but didst assist them in every time and place.
Offend not against the multitude of a city, and then thou shalt not cast thyself down among the people.
For the hand of the artificer the work shall be commended: and the wise ruler of the people for his speech.
A wise judge will instruct his people; and the government of a prudent man is well ordered.
As the judge of the people is himself, so are his officers; and what manner of man the ruler of the city is, such are all they that dwell therein.
An unwise king destroyeth his people; but through the prudence of them which are in authority the city shall be inhabited.
Because of unrighteous dealings, injuries, and riches got by deceit, the kingdom is translated from one people to another.
He pitied not the people of perdition, who were taken away in their sins:
And if there be one stiffnecked among the people, it is marvel if he escape unpunished: for mercy and wrath are with him; he is mighty to forgive, and to pour out displeasure.
Say not thou, I will hide myself from the Lord: shall any remember me from above? I shall not be remembered among so many people: for what is my soul among such an infinite number of creatures?
For in the division of the nations of the whole earth he set a ruler over every people; but Israel is the Lord's portion:
Wisdom shall praise herself, and shall glory in the midst of her people.
In the waves of the sea and in all the earth, and in every people and nation, I got a possession.
And I took root in an honourable people, even in the portion of the Lord's inheritance.
Who is he? and we will call him blessed: for wonderful things hath he done among his people.
Hear me, O ye great men of the people, and hearken with your ears, ye rulers of the congregation.
Till he have rendered to every man according to his deeds, and to the works of men according to their devices; till he have judged the cause of his people, and made them to rejoice in his mercy.
Let him that escapeth be consumed by the rage of the fire; and let them perish that oppress the people.
O Lord, have mercy upon the people that is called by thy name, and upon Israel, whom thou hast named thy firstborn.
Fill Sion with thine unspeakable oracles, and thy people with thy glory:
O Lord, hear the prayer of thy servants, according to the blessing of Aaron over thy people, that all they which dwell upon the earth may know that thou art the Lord, the eternal God.
A wise man instructeth his people; and the fruits of his understanding fail not.
A wise man shall inherit glory among his people, and his name shall be perpetual.
Of an offence before a judge and ruler; of iniquity before a congregation and people; of unjust dealing before thy partner and friend;
Keep a sure watch over a shameless daughter, lest she make thee a laughingstock to thine enemies, and a byword in the city, and a reproach among the people, and make thee ashamed before the multitude.
Leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent are their instructions:
The people will tell of their wisdom, and the congregation will shew forth their praise.
Abraham was a great father of many people: in glory was there none like unto him;
By his words he caused the wonders to cease, and he made him glorious in the sight of kings, and gave him a commandment for his people, and shewed him part of his glory.
An everlasting covenant he made with him and gave him the priesthood among the people; he beautified him with comely ornaments, and clothed him with a robe of glory.
And he compassed him with pomegranates, and with many golden bells round about, that as he went there might be a sound, and a noise made that might be heard in the temple, for a memorial to the children of his people;
Moses consecrated him, and anointed him with holy oil: this was appointed unto him by an everlasting covenant, and to his seed, so long as the heavens should remain, that they should minister unto him, and execute the office of the priesthood, and bless the people in his name.
He chose him out of all men living to offer sacrifices to the Lord, incense, and a sweet savour, for a memorial, to make reconciliation for his people.
Howbeit in the land of the people he had no inheritance, neither had he any portion among the people: for the Lord himself is his portion and inheritance.
The third in glory is Phinees the son of Eleazar, because he had zeal in the fear of the Lord, and stood up with good courage of heart: when the people were turned back, and made reconciliation for Israel.
Therefore was there a covenant of peace made with him, that he should be the chief of the sanctuary and of his people, and that he and his posterity should have the dignity of the priesthood for ever:
God give you wisdom in your heart to judge his people in righteousness, that their good things be not abolished, and that their glory may endure for ever.
In the time of Moses also he did a work of mercy, he and Caleb the son of Jephunne, in that they withstood the congregation, and withheld the people from sin, and appeased the wicked murmuring.
And of six hundred thousand people on foot, they two were preserved to bring them in to the heritage, even unto the land that floweth with milk and honey.
Samuel, the prophet of the Lord, beloved of his Lord, established a kingdom, and anointed princes over his people.
And after his death he prophesied, and shewed the king his end, and lifted up his voice from the earth in prophecy, to blot out the wickedness of the people.
Slew he not a giant, when he was yet but young? and did he not take away reproach from the people, when he lifted up his hand with the stone in the sling, and beat down the boasting of Goliath?
For he called upon the most high Lord; and he gave him strength in his right hand to slay that mighty warrior, and set up the horn of his people.
So the people honoured him with ten thousands, and praised him in the blessings of the Lord, in that he gave him a crown of glory.
Thus rested Solomon with his fathers, and of his seed he left behind him Roboam, even the foolishness of the people, and one that had no understanding, who turned away the people through his counsel. There was also Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who caused Israel to sin, and shewed Ephraim the way of sin:
For all this the people repented not, neither departed they from their sins, till they were spoiled and carried out of their land, and were scattered through all the earth: yet there remained a small people, and a ruler in the house of David:
He behaved himself uprightly in the conversion of the people, and took away the abominations of iniquity.
Neither was there a young man born like Joseph, a governor of his brethren, a stay of the people, whose bones were regarded of the Lord.
How was he honoured in the midst of the people in his coming out of the sanctuary!
Then all the people together hasted, and fell down to the earth upon their faces to worship their Lord God Almighty, the most High.
And the people besought the Lord, the most High, by prayer before him that is merciful, till the solemnity of the Lord was ended, and they had finished his service.
They that sit upon the mountain of Samaria, and they that dwell among the Philistines, and that foolish people that dwell in Sichem.
And Baruch did read the words of this book in the hearing of Jechonias the son of Joachim king of Juda, and in the ears of all the people that came to hear the book,
And in the hearing of the nobles, and of the king's sons, and in the hearing of the elders, and of all the people, from the lowest unto the highest, even of all them that dwelt at Babylon by the river Sud.
And they sent it to Jerusalem unto Joachim the high priest, the son of Chelcias, son of Salom, and to the priests, and to all the people which were found with him at Jerusalem,
After that Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon had carried away Jechonias, and the princes, and the captives, and the mighty men, and the people of the land, from Jerusalem, and brought them unto Babylon.
Moreover he hath delivered them to be in subjection to all the kingdoms that are round about us, to be as a reproach and desolation among all the people round about, where the Lord hath scattered them.
And now, O Lord God of Israel, that hast brought thy people out of the land of Egypt with a mighty hand, and high arm, and with signs, and with wonders, and with great power, and hast gotten thyself a name, as appeareth this day:
For I knew that they would not hear me, because it is a stiffnecked people: but in the land of their captivities they shall remember themselves.
And I will make an everlasting covenant with them to be their God, and they shall be my people: and I will no more drive my people of Israel out of the land that I have given them.
Be of good cheer, my people, the memorial of Israel.
Additions to Esther 10:9
And my nation is this Israel, which cried to God, and were saved: for the Lord hath saved his people, and the Lord hath delivered us from all those evils, and God hath wrought signs and great wonders, which have not been done among the Gentiles.
Additions to Esther 10:10
Therefore hath he made two lots, one for the people of God, and another for all the Gentiles.
Additions to Esther 10:12
So God remembered his people, and justified his inheritance.
Additions to Esther 10:13
Therefore those days shall be unto them in the month Adar, the fourteenth and fifteenth day of the same month, with an assembly, and joy, and with gladness before God, according to the generations for ever among his people.
Additions to Esther 11:7
And at their cry all nations were prepared to battle, that they might fight against the righteous people.
Additions to Esther 12:6
Howbeit Aman the son of Amadathus the Agagite, who was in great honour with the king, sought to molest Mardocheus and his people because of the two eunuchs of the king.
Additions to Esther 13:4
Declared unto us, that in all nations throughout the world there was scattered a certain malicious people, that had laws contrary to ail nations, and continually despised the commandments of kings, so as the uniting of our kingdoms, honourably intended by us cannot go forward.
Additions to Esther 13:5
Seeing then we understand that this people alone is continually in opposition unto all men, differing in the strange manner of their laws, and evil affected to our state, working all the mischief they can that our kingdom may not be firmly established:
Additions to Esther 13:15
And now, O Lord God and King, spare thy people: for their eyes are upon us to bring us to nought; yea, they desire to destroy the inheritance, that hath been thine from the beginning.
Additions to Esther 14:5
From my youth up I have heard in the tribe of my family that thou, O Lord, tookest Israel from among all people, and our fathers from all their predecessors, for a perpetual inheritance, and thou hast performed whatsoever thou didst promise them.
Additions to Esther 16:21
For Almighty God hath turned to joy unto them the day, wherein the chosen people should have perished.
The same year were appointed two of the ancients of the people to be judges, such as the Lord spake of, that wickedness came from Babylon from ancient judges, who seemed to govern the people.
Now when the people departed away at noon, Susanna went into her husband's garden to walk.
And it came to pass the next day, when the people were assembled to her husband Joacim, the two elders came also full of mischievous imagination against Susanna to put her to death;
And said before the people, Send for Susanna, the daughter of Chelcias, Joacim's wife. And so they sent.
Then the two elders stood up in the midst of the people, and laid their hands upon her head.
Then the assembly believed them as those that were the elders and judges of the people: so they condemned her to death.
Then all the people turned them toward him, and said, What mean these words that thou hast spoken?
Wherefore all the people turned again in haste, and the elders said unto him, Come, sit down among us, and shew it us, seeing God hath given thee the honour of an elder.
From that day forth was Daniel had in great reputation in the sight of the people.
1 Maccabees 1:13
Then certain of the people were so forward herein, that they went to the king, who gave them licence to do after the ordinances of the heathen:
1 Maccabees 1:30
And spake peaceable words unto them, but all was deceit: for when they had given him credence, he fell suddenly upon the city, and smote it very sore, and destroyed much people of Israel.
1 Maccabees 1:41
Moreover king Antiochus wrote to his whole kingdom, that all should be one people,
1 Maccabees 1:46
And pollute the sanctuary and holy people:
1 Maccabees 1:51
In the selfsame manner wrote he to his whole kingdom, and appointed overseers over all the people, commanding the cities of Juda to sacrifice, city by city.
1 Maccabees 1:52
Then many of the people were gathered unto them, to wit every one that forsook the law; and so they committed evils in the land;
1 Maccabees 2:7
He said, Woe is me! wherefore was I born to see this misery of my people, and of the holy city, and to dwell there, when it was delivered into the hand of the enemy, and the sanctuary into the hand of strangers?
1 Maccabees 2:15
In the mean while the king's officers, such as compelled the people to revolt, came into the city Modin, to make them sacrifice.
1 Maccabees 2:38
So they rose up against them in battle on the sabbath, and they slew them, with their wives and children and their cattle, to the number of a thousand people.
1 Maccabees 2:66
As for Judas Maccabeus, he hath been mighty and strong, even from his youth up: let him be your captain, and fight the battle of the people.
1 Maccabees 2:67
Take also unto you all those that observe the law, and avenge ye the wrong of your people.
1 Maccabees 3:3
So he gat his people great honour, and put on a breastplate as a giant, and girt his warlike harness about him, and he made battles, protecting the host with his sword.
1 Maccabees 3:5
For He pursued the wicked, and sought them out, and burnt up those that vexed his people.
1 Maccabees 3:42
Now when Judas and his brethren saw that miseries were multiplied, and that the forces did encamp themselves in their borders: for they knew how the king had given commandment to destroy the people, and utterly abolish them;
1 Maccabees 3:43
They said one to another, Let us restore the decayed fortune of our people, and let us fight for our people and the sanctuary.
1 Maccabees 3:55
And after this Judas ordained captains over the people, even captains over thousands, and over hundreds, and over fifties, and over tens.
1 Maccabees 3:59
For it is better for us to die in battle, than to behold the calamities of our people and our sanctuary.
1 Maccabees 4:17
And said to the people, Be not greedy of the spoil inasmuch as there is a battle before us,
1 Maccabees 4:31
Shut up this army in the hand of thy people Israel, and let them be confounded in their power and horsemen:
1 Maccabees 4:55
Then all the people fell upon their faces, worshipping and praising the God of heaven, who had given them good success.
1 Maccabees 4:58
Thus was there very great gladness among the people, for that the reproach of the heathen was put away.
1 Maccabees 4:61
And they set there a garrison to keep it, and fortified Bethsura to preserve it; that the people might have a defence against Idumea.
1 Maccabees 5:2
Wherefore they thought to destroy the generation of Jacob that was among them, and thereupon they began to slay and destroy the people.
1 Maccabees 5:4
Also he remembered the injury of the children of Bean, who had been a snare and an offence unto the people, in that they lay in wait for them in the ways.
1 Maccabees 5:6
Afterward he passed over to the children of Ammon, where he found a mighty power, and much people, with Timotheus their captain.
1 Maccabees 5:16
Now when Judas and the people heard these words, there assembled a great congregation together, to consult what they should do for their brethren, that were in trouble, and assaulted of them.
1 Maccabees 5:18
So he left Joseph the son of Zacharias, and Azarias, captains of the people, with the remnant of the host in Judea to keep it.
1 Maccabees 5:19
Unto whom he gave commandment, saying, Take ye the charge of this people, and see that ye make not war against the heathen until the time that we come again.
1 Maccabees 5:30
And betimes in the morning they looked up, and, behold, there was an innumerable people bearing ladders and other engines of war, to take the fortress: for they assaulted them.
1 Maccabees 5:42
Now when Judas came near the brook, he caused the scribes of the people to remain by the brook: unto whom he gave commandment, saying, Suffer no man to remain in the camp, but let all come to the battle.
1 Maccabees 5:43
So he went first over unto them, and all the people after him: then all the heathen, being discomfited before him, cast away their weapons, and fled unto the temple that was at Carnaim.
1 Maccabees 5:53
And Judas gathered together those that came behind, and exhorted the people all the way through, till they came into the land of Judea.
1 Maccabees 5:60
And so it was, that Joseph and Azaras were put to flight, and pursued unto the borders of Judea: and there were slain that day of the people of Israel about two thousand men.
1 Maccabees 5:64
Insomuch as the the people assembled unto them with joyful acclamations.
1 Maccabees 6:19
Wherefore Judas, purposing to destroy them, called all the people together to besiege them.
1 Maccabees 6:44
Put himself in jeopardy, to the end he might deliver his people, and get him a perpetual name:
1 Maccabees 7:6
And they accused the people to the king, saying, Judas and his brethren have slain all thy friends, and driven us out of our own land.
1 Maccabees 7:18
Wherefore the fear and dread of them fell upon all the people, who said, There is neither truth nor righteousness in them; for they have broken the covenant and oath that they made.
1 Maccabees 7:19
After this, removed Bacchides from Jerusalem, and pitched his tents in Bezeth, where he sent and took many of the men that had forsaken him, and certain of the people also, and when he had slain them, he cast them into the great pit.
1 Maccabees 7:22
And unto him resorted all such as troubled the people, who, after they had gotten the land of Juda into their power, did much hurt in Israel.
1 Maccabees 7:26
Then the king sent Nicanor, one of his honourable princes, a man that bare deadly hate unto Israel, with commandment to destroy the people.
1 Maccabees 7:33
After this went Nicanor up to mount Sion, and there came out of the sanctuary certain of the priests and certain of the elders of the people, to salute him peaceably, and to shew him the burnt sacrifice that was offered for the king.
1 Maccabees 7:37
Thou, O Lord, didst choose this house to be called by thy name, and to be a house of prayer and petition for thy people:
1 Maccabees 7:48
For this cause the people rejoiced greatly, and they kept that day a day of great gladness.
1 Maccabees 8:15
Moreover how they had made for themselves a senate house, wherein three hundred and twenty men sat in council daily, consulting alway for the people, to the end they might be well ordered:
1 Maccabees 8:20
Judas Maccabeus with his brethren, and the people of the Jews, have sent us unto you, to make a confederacy and peace with you, and that we might be registered your confederates and friends.
1 Maccabees 8:23
Good success be to the Romans, and to the people of the Jews, by sea and by land for ever: the sword also and enemy be far from them,
1 Maccabees 8:25
The people of the Jews shall help them, as the time shall be appointed, with all their heart:
1 Maccabees 8:29
According to these articles did the Romans make a covenant with the people of the Jews.
1 Maccabees 9:2
Who went forth by the way that leadeth to Galgala, and pitched their tents before Masaloth, which is in Arbela, and after they had won it, they slew much people.
1 Maccabees 9:35
Now Jonathan had sent his brother John, a captain of the people, to pray his friends the Nabathites, that they might leave with them their carriage, which was much.
1 Maccabees 9:73
Thus the sword ceased from Israel: but Jonathan dwelt at Machmas, and began to govern the people; and he destroyed the ungodly men out of Israel.
1 Maccabees 10:1
In the hundred and sixtieth year Alexander, the son of Antiochus surnamed Epiphanes, went up and took Ptolemais: for the people had received him, by means whereof he reigned there,
1 Maccabees 10:5
Else he will remember all the evils that we have done against him, and against his brethren and his people.
1 Maccabees 10:7
Then came Jonathan to Jerusalem, and read the letters in the audience of all the people, and of them that were in the tower:
1 Maccabees 10:25
He sent unto them therefore to this effect: King Demetrius unto the people of the Jews sendeth greeting:
1 Maccabees 10:46
Now when Jonathan and the people heard these words, they gave no credit unto them, nor received them, because they remembered the great evil that he had done in Israel; for he had afflicted them very sore.
1 Maccabees 10:80
And Jonathan knew that there was an ambushment behind him; for they had compassed in his host, and cast darts at the people, from morning till evening.
1 Maccabees 10:81
But the people stood still, as Jonathan had commanded them: and so the enemies' horses were tired.
1 Maccabees 11:21
Then came ungodly persons, who hated their own people, went unto the king, and told him that Jonathan besieged the tower,
1 Maccabees 11:25
And though certain ungodly men of the people had made complaints against him,
1 Maccabees 11:33
We are determined to do good to the people of the Jews, who are our friends, and keep covenants with us, because of their good will toward us.
1 Maccabees 11:42
So Demetrius sent unto Jonathan, saying, I will not only do this for thee and thy people, but I will greatly honour thee and thy nation, if opportunity serve.
1 Maccabees 12:3
So they went unto Rome, and entered into the senate, and said, Jonathan the high priest, and the people of the Jews, sent us unto you, to the end ye should renew the friendship, which ye had with them, and league, as in former time.
1 Maccabees 12:35
After this came Jonathan home again, and calling the elders of the people together, he consulted with them about building strong holds in Judea,
1 Maccabees 12:44
Unto Jonathan also he said, Why hast thou brought all this people to so great trouble, seeing there is no war betwixt us?
1 Maccabees 13:2
And saw that the people was in great trembling and fear, he went up to Jerusalem, and gathered the people together,
1 Maccabees 13:7
Now as soon as the people heard these words, their spirit revived.
1 Maccabees 13:17
Hereupon Simon, albeit he perceived that they spake deceitfully unto him yet sent he the money and the children, lest peradventure he should procure to himself great hatred of the people:
1 Maccabees 13:42
Then the people of Israel began to write in their instruments and contracts, In the first year of Simon the high priest, the governor and leader of the Jews.
1 Maccabees 13:45
Insomuch as the people of the city rent their clothes, and climbed upon the walls with their wives and children, and cried with a loud voice, beseeching Simon to grant them peace.
1 Maccabees 14:14
Moreover he strengthened all those of his people that were brought low: the law he searched out; and every contemner of the law and wicked person he took away.
1 Maccabees 14:20
And this is the copy of the letters that the Lacedemonians sent; The rulers of the Lacedemonians, with the city, unto Simon the high priest, and the elders, and priests, and residue of the people of the Jews, our brethren, send greeting:
1 Maccabees 14:21
The ambassadors that were sent unto our people certified us of your glory and honour: wherefore we were glad of their coming,
1 Maccabees 14:22
And did register the things that they spake in the council of the people in this manner; Numenius son of Antiochus, and Antipater son of Jason, the Jews' ambassadors, came unto us to renew the friendship they had with us.
1 Maccabees 14:23
And it pleased the people to entertain the men honourably, and to put the copy of their ambassage in publick records, to the end the people of the Lacedemonians might have a memorial thereof: furthermore we have written a copy thereof unto Simon the high priest.
1 Maccabees 14:25
Whereof when the people heard, they said, What thanks shall we give to Simon and his sons?
1 Maccabees 14:28
At Saramel in the great congregation of the priests, and people, and rulers of the nation, and elders of the country, were these things notified unto us.
1 Maccabees 14:30
(For after that Jonathan, having gathered his nation together, and been their high priest, was added to his people,
1 Maccabees 14:35
The people therefore sang the acts of Simon, and unto what glory he thought to bring his nation, made him their governor and chief priest, because he had done all these things, and for the justice and faith which he kept to his nation, and for that he sought by all means to exalt his people.
1 Maccabees 14:44
Also that it should be lawful for none of the people or priests to break any of these things, or to gainsay his words, or to gather an assembly in the country without him, or to be clothed in purple, or wear a buckle of gold;
1 Maccabees 14:46
Thus it liked all the people to deal with Simon, and to do as hath been said.
1 Maccabees 15:1
Moreover Antiochus son of Demetrius the king sent letters from the isles of the sea unto Simon the priest and prince of the Jews, and to all the people;
1 Maccabees 15:2
The contents whereof were these: King Antiochus to Simon the high priest and prince of his nation, and to the people of the Jews, greeting:
1 Maccabees 15:17
The Jews' ambassadors, our friends and confederates, came unto us to renew the old friendship and league, being sent from Simon the high priest, and from the people of the Jews:
1 Maccabees 15:35
And whereas thou demandest Joppa and Gazera, albeit they did great harm unto the people in our country, yet will we give thee an hundred talents for them. Hereunto Athenobius answered him not a word;
1 Maccabees 15:39
And commanded him to remove his host toward Judea; also he commanded him to build up Cedron, and to fortify the gates, and to war against the people; but as for the king himself, he pursued Tryphon.
1 Maccabees 15:40
So Cendebeus came to Jamnia and began to provoke the people and to invade Judea, and to take the people prisoners, and slay them.
1 Maccabees 16:6
So he and his people pitched over against them: and when he saw that the people were afraid to go over the water brook, he went first over himself, and then the men seeing him passed through after him.
2 Maccabees 1:10
In the hundred fourscore and eighth year, the people that were at Jerusalem and in Judea, and the council, and Judas, sent greeting and health unto Aristobulus, king Ptolemeus' master, who was of the stock of the anointed priests, and to the Jews that were in Egypt:
2 Maccabees 1:26
Receive the sacrifice for thy whole people Israel, and preserve thine own portion, and sanctify it.
2 Maccabees 1:29
Plant thy people again in thy holy place, as Moses hath spoken.
2 Maccabees 2:7
Which when Jeremy perceived, he blamed them, saying, As for that place, it shall be unknown until the time that God gather his people again together, and receive them unto mercy.
2 Maccabees 2:17
We hope also, that the God, that delivered all his people, and gave them all an heritage, and the kingdom, and the priesthood, and the sanctuary,
2 Maccabees 4:40
Whereupon the common people rising, and being filled with rage, Lysimachus armed about three thousand men, and began first to offer violence; one Auranus being the leader, a man far gone in years, and no less in folly.
2 Maccabees 4:48
Thus they that followed the matter for the city, and for the people, and for the holy vessels, did soon suffer unjust punishment.
2 Maccabees 5:19
Nevertheless God did not choose the people for the place's sake, but the place far the people's sake.
2 Maccabees 6:3
The coming in of this mischief was sore and grievous to the people:
2 Maccabees 6:16
And therefore he never withdraweth his mercy from us: and though he punish with adversity, yet doth he never forsake his people.
2 Maccabees 8:2
And they called upon the Lord, that he would look upon the people that was trodden down of all; and also pity the temple profaned of ungodly men;
2 Maccabees 10:21
But when it was told Maccabeus what was done, he called the governors of the people together, and accused those men, that they had sold their brethren for money, and set their enemies free to fight against them.
2 Maccabees 11:6
Now when they that were with Maccabeus heard that he besieged the holds, they and all the people with lamentation and tears besought the Lord that he would send a good angel to deliver Israel.
2 Maccabees 11:16
For there were letters written unto the Jews from Lysias to this effect: Lysias unto the people of the Jews sendeth greeting:
2 Maccabees 11:34
The Romans also sent unto them a letter containing these words: Quintus Memmius and Titus Manlius, ambassadors of the Romans, send greeting unto the people of the Jews.
2 Maccabees 12:13
He went also about to make a bridge to a certain strong city, which was fenced about with walls, and inhabited by people of divers countries; and the name of it was Caspis.
2 Maccabees 12:42
Betook themselves unto prayer, and besought him that the sin committed might wholly be put out of remembrance. Besides, that noble Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves from sin, forsomuch as they saw before their eyes the things that came to pass for the sins of those that were slain.
2 Maccabees 13:11
And that he would not suffer the people, that had even now been but a little refreshed, to be in subjection to the blasphemous nations.
2 Maccabees 13:25
Came to Ptolemais: the people there were grieved for the covenants; for they stormed, because they would make their covenants void:
2 Maccabees 14:15
Now when the Jews heard of Nicanor's coming, and that the heathen were up against them, they cast earth upon their heads, and made supplication to him that had established his people for ever, and who always helpeth his portion with manifestation of his presence.
2 Maccabees 14:23
Now Nicanor abode in Jerusalem, and did no hurt, but sent away the people that came flocking unto him.
2 Maccabees 15:8
Wherefore he exhorted his people not to fear the coming of the heathen against them, but to remember the help which in former times they had received from heaven, and now to expect the victory and aid, which should come unto them from the Almighty.
2 Maccabees 15:14
Then Onias answered, saying, This is a lover of the brethren, who prayeth much for the people, and for the holy city, to wit, Jeremias the prophet of God.
2 Maccabees 15:24
And through the might of thine arm let those be stricken with terror, that come against thy holy people to blaspheme. And he ended thus.