God, Redeem Israel, from all its distresses.
And He will redeem Israel from all its sins.
the Angel who has redeemed me from all harm-- may He bless these boys. And may they be called by my name and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow to be numerous within the land.
But David answered Rechab and his brother Baanah, sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, "As surely as the LORD lives, [the One] who has redeemed my life from every distress,
Praise the Lord, the God of Israel, because He has visited and provided redemption for His people.
He has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of His servant David,
just as He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets in ancient times;
salvation from our enemies and from the clutches of those who hate us.
He has dealt mercifully with our fathers and remembered His holy covenant--
the oath that He swore to our father Abraham. He has given us the privilege,
since we have been rescued from our enemies' clutches, to serve Him without fear
in holiness and righteousness in His presence all our days.
He gave Himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for Himself a special people, eager to do good works.
The death of His faithful ones is valuable in the LORD's sight.
and you say, 'If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we wouldn't have taken part with them in shedding the prophets' blood.'
You therefore testify against yourselves that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets.
Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers' sins!
"Snakes! Brood of vipers! How can you escape being condemned to hell?
This is why I am sending you prophets, sages, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues and hound from town to town.
So all the righteous blood shed on the earth will be charged to you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.
I assure you: All these things will come on this generation!
They killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and persecuted us; they displease God, and are hostile to everyone,
hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. As a result, they are always adding to the number of their sins, and wrath has overtaken them completely.
When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those slaughtered because of God's word and the testimony they had.
They cried out with a loud voice: "O Lord, holy and true, how long until You judge and avenge our blood from those who live on the earth?"
So a white robe was given to each of them, and they were told to rest a little while longer until [the number of] their fellow slaves and their brothers, who were going to be killed just as they had been, would be completed.
Then I saw that the woman was drunk on the blood of the saints and on the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. When I saw her, I was utterly astounded.
Rejoice over her, heaven, and you saints, apostles, and prophets, because God has executed your judgment on her!
Then a mighty angel picked up a stone like a large millstone and threw it into the sea, saying: In this way, Babylon the great city will be thrown down violently and never be found again.
The sound of harpists, musicians, flutists, and trumpeters will never be heard in you again; no craftsman of any trade will ever be found in you again; the sound of a mill will never be heard in you again;
the light of a lamp will never shine in you again; and the voice of a groom and bride will never be heard in you again. [All this will happen] because your merchants were the nobility of the earth, because all the nations were deceived by your sorcery,
and the blood of prophets and saints, and all those slaughtered on earth, was found in you.
because His judgments are true and righteous, because He has judged the notorious prostitute who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality; and He has avenged the blood of His servants that was on her hands.