When the Egyptians see you, they will say, 'This is his wife.' They will kill me but let you live.
Please say you're my sister so it will go well for me because of you, and my life will be spared on your account."
When Pharaoh heard about this, he tried to kill Moses. But Moses fled from Pharaoh and went to live in the land of Midian, and sat down by a well.
David said to himself, "One of these days I'll be swept away by Saul. There is nothing better for me than to escape immediately to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will stop searching for me everywhere in Israel, and I'll escape from him."
I-- I am the One who comforts you. Who are you that you should fear man who dies, or a son of man who is given up like grass?
But you have forgotten the LORD, your Maker, who stretched out the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth. You are in constant dread all day long because of the fury of the oppressor, who has set himself to destroy. But where is the fury of the oppressor?
But all this has happened so that the prophetic Scriptures would be fulfilled." Then all the disciples deserted Him and ran away.
But he denied it in front of everyone: "I don't know what you're talking about!"
When he had gone out to the gateway, another woman saw him and told those who were there, "This man was with Jesus the Nazarene!"
And again he denied it with an oath, "I don't know the man!"
After a little while those standing there approached and said to Peter, "You certainly are one of them, since even your accent gives you away."
Then he started to curse and to swear with an oath, "I do not know the man!" Immediately a rooster crowed,
especially because of the extraordinary revelations. Therefore, so that I would not exalt myself, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to torment me so I would not exalt myself.
Throughout Solomon's [reign], Judah and Israel lived in safety from Dan to Beer-sheba, each man under his own vine and his own fig tree.
Therefore that place was called Beer-sheba because it was there that the two of them swore an oath.
Then Amaziah said to Amos, "Go away, you seer! Flee to the land of Judah. Earn your living and give [your] prophecies there,
but don't ever prophesy at Bethel again, for it is the king's sanctuary and a royal temple."