Bible: Ezek. 34:21-31; 36:22-38; 37:21-28
34:23 I will set one shepherd over them, and he will feed them – namely, my servant David. 2 He will feed them and will be their shepherd. 34:24 I, the
34:25 “‘I will make a covenant of peace with them and will rid the land of wild beasts, so that they can live securely 4 in the wilderness and even sleep in the woods. 5 34:26 I will turn them and the regions around my hill into a blessing. I will make showers come down in their season; they will be showers that bring blessing. 6 34:27 The trees of the field will yield their fruit and the earth will yield its crops. They will live securely on their land; they will know that I am the
36:22 The sons of Lotan were Hori and Homam; 1 Lotan’s sister was Timna.
36:23 These were the sons of Shobal: Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho, 2 and Onam.
36:24 These were the sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah (who discovered the hot springs 3 in the wilderness as he pastured the donkeys of his father Zibeon).
36:25 These were the children 4 of Anah: Dishon and Oholibamah, the daughter of Anah.
36:26 These were the sons of Dishon: 5 Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran, and Keran.
36:27 These were the sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.
36:28 These were the sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.
36:29 These were the chiefs of the Horites: chief Lotan, chief Shobal, chief Zibeon, chief Anah, 36:30 chief Dishon, chief Ezer, chief Dishan. These were the chiefs of the Horites, according to their chief lists in the land of Seir.
36:31 These were the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king ruled over the Israelites: 6
36:32 Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom; the name of his city was Dinhabah.
36:33 When Bela died, Jobab the son of Zerah from Bozrah reigned in his place.
36:34 When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites reigned in his place.
36:35 When Husham died, Hadad the son of Bedad, who defeated the Midianites in the land of Moab, reigned in his place; the name of his city was Avith.
36:36 When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah reigned in his place.
36:37 When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth by the River 7 reigned in his place.
36:38 When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his place.
37:21 When Reuben heard this, he rescued Joseph 1 from their hands, 2 saying, 3 “Let’s not take his life!” 4 37:22 Reuben continued, 5 “Don’t shed blood! Throw him into this cistern that is here in the wilderness, but don’t lay a hand on him.” 6 (Reuben said this 7 so he could rescue Joseph 8 from them 9 and take him back to his father.)
37:23 When Joseph reached his brothers, they stripped him 10 of his tunic, the special tunic that he wore. 37:24 Then they took him and threw him into the cistern. (Now the cistern was empty; 11 there was no water in it.)
37:25 When they sat down to eat their food, they looked up 12 and saw 13 a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were carrying spices, balm, and myrrh down to Egypt. 14 37:26 Then Judah said to his brothers, “What profit is there if we kill our brother and cover up his blood? 37:27 Come, let’s sell him to the Ishmaelites, but let’s not lay a hand on him, 15 for after all, he is our brother, our own flesh.” His brothers agreed. 16 37:28 So when the Midianite 17 merchants passed by, Joseph’s brothers pulled 18 him 19 out of the cistern and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of silver. The Ishmaelites 20 then took Joseph to Egypt.