Psalm 18:1-6 New International Version - UK (NIVUK)
For the director of music. Of David the servant of the Lord. He sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. He said:
1 I love you, Lord, my strength.
3 I called to the Lord, who is worthy of praise,
6 In my distress I called to the Lord;
Matthew 21:1-17 New International Version - UK (NIVUK)
Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king
21 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, ‘Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says anything to you, say that the Lord needs them, and he will send them right away.’
4 This took place to fulfil what was spoken through the prophet:
5 ‘Say to Daughter Zion,
6 The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. 7 They brought the donkey and the colt and placed their cloaks on them for Jesus to sit on. 8 A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. 9 The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted,
‘Hosanna[b] to the Son of David!’
‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!’[c]
‘Hosanna[d] in the highest heaven!’
10 When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, ‘Who is this?’
11 The crowds answered, ‘This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee.’
Jesus at the temple
12 Jesus entered the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money-changers and the benches of those selling doves. 13 ‘It is written,’ he said to them, ‘“My house will be called a house of prayer,”[e] but you are making it “a den of robbers.”[f]’
14 The blind and the lame came to him at the temple, and he healed them. 15 But when the chief priests and the teachers of the law saw the wonderful things he did and the children shouting in the temple courts, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David,’ they were indignant.
16 ‘Do you hear what these children are saying?’ they asked him.
‘Yes,’ replied Jesus, ‘have you never read,
‘“From the lips of children and infants
17 And he left them and went out of the city to Bethany, where he spent the night.
Job 19-21 New International Version - UK (NIVUK)
19 Then Job replied:
2 ‘How long will you torment me
7 ‘Though I cry, “Violence!” I get no response;
13 ‘He has alienated my family from me;
21 ‘Have pity on me, my friends, have pity,
23 ‘Oh, that my words were recorded,
28 ‘If you say, “How we will hound him,
20 Then Zophar the Naamathite replied:
2 ‘My troubled thoughts prompt me to answer
4 ‘Surely you know how it has been from of old,
12 ‘Though evil is sweet in his mouth
20 ‘Surely he will have no respite from his craving;
21 Then Job replied:
2 ‘Listen carefully to my words;
4 ‘Is my complaint directed to a human being?
17 ‘Yet how often is the lamp of the wicked snuffed out?
22 ‘Can anyone teach knowledge to God,
27 ‘I know full well what you are thinking,
34 ‘So how can you console me with your nonsense?
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