Deuteronomy 33-34 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Blessing upon the Tribes.[a] 1 This is the blessing with which Moses, the man of God, blessed the Israelites before he died.
2 He said:
The Lord came from Sinai
6 May Reuben live and not die out,
7 Of Judah he said this:
Hear, Lord, the voice of Judah,
8 Of Levi he said:
Give to Levi your Thummim,
12 Of Benjamin he said:
The beloved of the Lord,
13 Of Joseph he said:
Blessed by the Lord is his land
18 Of Zebulun he said:
Rejoice, Zebulun, in your expeditions,
20 Of Gad he said:
Blessed be the one who has made Gad so vast!
22 Of Dan he said:
Dan is a lion’s cub,
23 Of Naphtali he said:
Naphtali, abounding with favor,
24 Of Asher he said:
Most blessed[i] of sons be Asher!
26 There is none like the God of Jeshurun,
IV. The Death of Moses
1 Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, the peak of Pisgah which faces Jericho, and the Lord showed him all the land—Gilead, and as far as Dan, 2 all Naphtali, the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the Western Sea, 3 the Negeb, the plain (the valley of Jericho, the City of Palms), and as far as Zoar. 4 The Lord then said to him, This is the land about which I promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, “I will give it to your descendants.” I have let you see it with your own eyes, but you shall not cross over. 5 So there, in the land of Moab, Moses, the servant of the Lord, died as the Lord had said; 6 and he was buried in a valley in the land of Moab, opposite Beth-peor; to this day no one knows the place of his burial. 7 Moses was one hundred and twenty years old when he died, yet his eyes were undimmed and his vigor unabated. 8 The Israelites wept for Moses in the plains of Moab for thirty days, till they had completed the period of grief and mourning for Moses.
9 Now Joshua, son of Nun, was filled with the spirit of wisdom, since Moses had laid his hands upon him; and so the Israelites gave him their obedience, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
10 Since then no prophet has arisen in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face, 11 in all the signs and wonders the Lord sent him to perform in the land of Egypt against Pharaoh and all his servants and against all his land, 12 and all the great might and the awesome power that Moses displayed in the sight of all Israel.
Psalm 104 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Praise of God the Creator
1 Bless the Lord, my soul!
5 [c]You fixed the earth on its foundation,
10 You made springs flow in wadies
19 You made the moon to mark the seasons,
24 How varied are your works, Lord!
27 All of these look to you
31 May the glory of the Lord endure forever;
1 Thessalonians 3 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
1 That is why, when we could bear it no longer, we decided to remain alone in Athens 2 and sent Timothy, our brother and co-worker for God in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith, 3 so that no one be disturbed in these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined[a] for this. 4 For even when we were among you, we used to warn you in advance that we would undergo affliction, just as has happened, as you know. 5 For this reason, when I too could bear it no longer, I sent to learn about your faith, for fear that somehow the tempter had put you to the test and our toil might come to nothing.
6 But just now Timothy has returned to us from you, bringing us the good news of your faith and love, and that you always think kindly of us and long to see us as we long to see you. 7 Because of this, we have been reassured about you, brothers, in our every distress and affliction, through your faith. 8 For we now live, if you stand firm in the Lord.
Concluding Thanksgiving and Prayer. 9 [b]What thanksgiving, then, can we render to God for you, for all the joy we feel on your account before our God? 10 Night and day we pray beyond measure to see you in person and to remedy the deficiencies of your faith. 11 Now may God himself, our Father, and our Lord Jesus direct our way to you, 12 and may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we have for you, 13 so as to strengthen your hearts, to be blameless in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his holy ones. [Amen.]