“[L For] In the Book of Psalms,” Peter said, “this is written: ‘May his ·place [dwelling; home] be ·empty [deserted]; leave no one to live in it [Ps. 69:25].’ And it is also written: ‘Let another man ·replace him as leader [take his office/position of leadership; Ps. 109:8].’
You’ve read in Psalms, ‘Let his home be deserted, and let no one live there,’ and ‘Let someone else take his position.’” “Therefore, someone must be added to our number to serve with us as a witness that Jesus came back to life.
“As you know, he took the evil bribe money and bought a small farm. There he came to a bad end, rupturing his belly and spilling his guts. Everybody in Jerusalem knows this by now; they call the place Murder Meadow. It’s exactly what we find written in the Psalms: Let his farm become haunted So no one can ever live there. “And also what was written later: Let someone else take over his post.
You’ve read in Psalms, ‘Let his home be deserted, and let no one live there,’ and ‘Let someone else take his position.’” “Therefore, someone must be added to our number to serve with us as a witness that Yeshua came back to life.
Peter said, “Here is what is written in the Book of Psalms. It says, “ ‘May his home be deserted. May no one live in it.’ (Psalm 69:25) The Psalms also say, “ ‘Let someone else take his place as leader.’ (Psalm 109:8)
"For it has been written in the Sefer Tehillim, "TEHI the place of him NESHAMMAH (one being deserted)... V’AL YEHI YOSHEV" ("May his place be deserted and let him not be the one dwelling in it": TEHILLIM 69:26) and "PEKUDATO YIKACH ACHER" ("his place of leadership may another take". TEHILLIM 109:8)
In this way, one of David’s psalms was fulfilled: “May their camps be bleak, with not one left in any tent.” But the psalms also include these words: “Let his position of oversight be given to another.”
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