Bible in one year

May 22

2 Samuel 15:1-37
1. And it cometh to pass afterwards, that Absalom prepareth for himself a chariot, and horses, and fifty men are running before him;
2. and Absalom hath risen early, and stood by the side of the way of the gate, and it cometh to pass, every man who hath a pleading to come unto the king for judgment, that Absalom calleth unto him, and saith, `Of what city [art] thou?` and he saith, `Of one of the tribes of Israel [is] thy servant.`
3. And Absalom saith unto him, `See, thy matters [are] good and straightforward -- and there is none hearkening to thee from the king.`
4. And Absalom saith, `Who doth make me a judge in the land, that unto me doth come every man who hath a plea and judgment? -- then I have declared him righteous.`
5. And it hath come to pass, in the drawing nearing of any one to bow himself to him, that he hath put forth his hand, and laid hold on him, and given a kiss to him;
6. and Absalom doth according to this thing to all Israel who come in for judgment unto the king, and Absalom stealeth the heart of the men of Israel.
7. And it cometh to pass, at the end of forty years, that Absalom saith unto the king, `Let me go, I pray thee, and I complete my vow, that I vowed to Jehovah in Hebron,
8. for a vow hath thy servant vowed in my dwelling in Geshur, in Aram, saying, If Jehovah doth certainly bring me back to Jerusalem, then I have served Jehovah.`
9. And the king saith to him, `Go in peace;` and he riseth and goeth to Hebron,
10. and Absalom sendeth spies through all the tribes of Israel, saying, `At your hearing the voice of the trumpet, then ye have said, Absalom hath reigned in Hebron.`
11. And with Absalom have gone two hundred men, out of Jerusalem, invited ones, and they are going in their simplicity, and have not known anything;
12. and Absalom sendeth Ahithophel the Gilonite, a counsellor of David, out of his city, out of Gilo, in his sacrificing sacrifices; and the conspiracy is strong, and the people are going and increasing with Absalom.
13. And he who is declaring tidings cometh in unto David, saying, `The heart of the men of Israel hath been after Absalom.`
14. And David saith to all his servants who [are] with him in Jerusalem, `Rise, and we flee, for we have no escape from the face of Absalom; haste to go, lest he hasten, and have overtaken us, and forced on us evil, and smitten the city by the mouth of the sword.`
15. And the servants of the king say unto the king, `According to all that my lord the king chooseth -- lo, thy servants [do].`
16. And the king goeth out, and all his household at his feet, and the king leaveth ten women -- concubines -- to keep the house.
17. And the king goeth out, and all the people at his feet, and they stand still at the farthest off house.
18. And all his servants are passing on at his side, and all the Cherethite, and all the Pelethite, and all the Gittites, six hundred men who came at his feet from Gath, are passing on at the front of the king.
19. And the king saith unto Ittai the Gittite, `Why dost thou go -- thou also -- with us? turn back -- and abide with the king, for thou [art] a stranger, and also an exile thou -- to thy place.
20. Yesterday [is] thy coming in, and to-day I move thee to go with us, and I am going on that which I am going! -- turn back, and take back thy brethren with thee, -- kindness and truth.`
21. And Ittai answereth the king and saith, `Jehovah liveth, and my lord the king liveth, surely in the place where my lord the king is -- if for death, if for life, surely there is thy servant.`
22. And David saith unto Ittai, `Go and pass over;` and Ittai the Gittite passeth over, and all his men, and all the infants who [are] with him.
23. And all the land are weeping -- a great voice, and all the people are passing over; and the king is passing over through the brook Kidron, and all the people are passing over on the front of the way of the wilderness;
24. and lo, also Zadok, and all the Levites with him, bearing the ark of the covenant of God, and they make the ark of God firm, and Abiathar goeth up, till the completion of all the people to pass over out of the city.
25. And the king saith to Zadok, `Take back the ark of God to the city; if I find grace in the eyes of Jehovah, then He hath brought me back, and shewn me it and His habitation;
26. and if thus He say, I have not delighted in thee; here [am] I, He doth to me as [is] good in His eyes.`
27. And the king saith unto Zadok the priest, `Art thou a seer? turn back to the city in peace, and Ahimaaz thy son, and Jonathan son of Abiathar, your two sons with you;
28. see ye, I am tarrying in the plains of the wilderness till the coming in of a word from you to declare to me.`
29. And Zadok taketh back -- and Abiathar -- the ark of God to Jerusalem, and they abide there.
30. And David is going up in the ascent of the olives, going up and weeping, and he hath the head covered, and he is going barefooted, and all the people who [are] with him have covered each his head, and have gone up, going up and weeping;
31. and David declared, saying, `Ahithophel [is] among the conspirators with Absalom;` and David saith, `Make foolish, I pray Thee, the counsel of Ahithophel, O Jehovah.`
32. And it cometh to pass, David hath come unto the top, where he boweth himself to God, and lo, to meet him [is] Hushai the Archite, his coat rent, and earth on his head;
33. and David saith to him, `If thou hast passed on with me then thou hast been on me for a burden,
34. and if to the city thou dost turn back, and hast said to Absalom, Thy servant I am, O king; servant of thy father I [am] also hitherto, and now, I [am] also thy servant; then thou hast made void for me the counsel of Ahithophel;
35. and are there not with thee there Zadok and Abiathar the priests? and it hath been, the whole of the matter that thou hearest from the house of the king thou dost declare to Zadok and to Abiathar the priests.
36. Lo, there with them [are] their two sons, Ahimaaz to Zadok, and Jonathan to Abiathar, and ye have sent by their hand unto me anything that ye hear.`
37. And Hushai, David`s friend, cometh in to the city, and Absalom cometh in to Jerusalem.

2 Samuel 16:1-23
1. And David hath passed on a little from the top, and lo, Ziba, servant of Mephibosheth -- to meet him, and a couple of asses saddled, and upon them two hundred loaves, and a hundred bunches of raisins, and a hundred [of] summer-fruit, and a bottle of wine.
2. And the king saith unto Ziba, `What -- these to thee?` and Ziba saith, `The asses for the household of the king to ride on, and the bread and the summer-fruit for the young men to eat, and the wine for the wearied to drink in the wilderness.`
3. And the king saith, `And where [is] the son of thy lord?` and Ziba saith unto the king, `Lo, he is abiding in Jerusalem, for he said, To-day do the house of Israel give back to me the kingdom of my father.`
4. And the king saith to Ziba, `Lo, thine [are] all that Mephibosheth hath;` and Ziba saith, `I have bowed myself -- I find grace in thine eyes, my lord, O king.`
5. And king David hath come in unto Bahurim, and lo, thence a man is coming out, of the family of the house of Saul, and his name [is] Shimei, son of Gera, he cometh out, coming out and reviling;
6. and he stoneth David with stones, and all the servants of king David, and all the people, and all the mighty men on his right and on his left.
7. And thus said Shimei in his reviling, `Go out, go out, O man of blood, and man of worthlessness!
8. Jehovah hath turned back on thee all the blood of the house of Saul, in whose stead thou hast reigned, and Jehovah doth give the kingdom in to the hand of Absalom thy son; and lo, thou [art] in thine evil, for a man of blood thou [art].`
9. And Abishai son of Zeruiah saith unto the king, `Why doth this dead dog revile my lord the king? let me pass over, I pray thee, and I turn aside his head.`
10. And the king saith, `What -- to me and to you, O sons of Zeruiah? for -- let him revile; even because Jehovah hath said to him, Revile David; and who saith, Wherefore hast Thou done so?`
11. And David saith unto Abishai, and unto all his servants, `Lo, my son who came out of my bowels is seeking my life, and also surely now the Benjamite; leave him alone, and let him revile, for Jehovah hath said [so] to him;
12. it may be Jehovah doth look on mine affliction, and Jehovah hath turned back to me good for his reviling this day.`
13. And David goeth with his men in the way, and Shimei is going at the side of the hill over-against him, going on, and he revileth, and stoneth with stones over-against him, and hath dusted with dust.
14. And the king cometh in, and all the people who [are] with him, wearied, and they are refreshed there.
15. And Absalom and all the people, the men of Israel, have come in to Jerusalem, and Ahithophel with him,
16. and it cometh to pass, when Hushai the Archite, David`s friend, hath come unto Absalom, that Hushai saith unto Absalom, `Let the king live! let the king live!`
17. And Absalom saith unto Hushai, `This thy kindness with thy friend! why hast thou not gone with thy friend?`
18. And Hushai saith unto Absalom, `Nay, for he whom Jehovah hath chosen, and this people, even all the men of Israel, his I am, and with him I abide;
19. and secondly, for whom do I labour? is it not before his son? as I served before thy father so am I before thee.`
20. And Absalom saith unto Ahithophel, `Give for you counsel what we do.`
21. And Ahithophel saith unto Absalom, `Go in unto the concubines of thy father, whom he left to keep the house, and all Israel hath heard that thou hast been abhorred by thy father, and the hands of all who [are] with thee have been strong.`
22. And they spread out for Absalom the tent on the roof, and Absalom goeth in unto the concubines of his father before the eyes of all Israel.
23. And the counsel of Ahithophel which he counselled in those days [is] as [when] one inquireth at the word of God; so [is] all the counsel of Ahithophel both to David and to Absalom.

Psalms 66:8-15
8. Bless, ye peoples, our God, And sound the voice of His praise,
9. Who hath placed our soul in life, And suffered not our feet to be moved.
10. For Thou hast tried us, O God, Thou hast refined us as the refining of silver.
11. Thou hast brought us into a net, Thou hast placed pressure on our loins.
12. Thou hast caused man to ride at our head. We have entered into fire and into water, And Thou bringest us out to a watered place.
13. I enter Thy house with burnt-offerings, I complete to Thee my vows,
14. For opened were my lips, And my mouth spake in my distress:
15. `Burnt-offerings of fatlings I offer to Thee, With perfume of rams, I prepare a bullock with he-goats.` Selah.

Proverbs 16:27-30
27. A worthless man is preparing evil, And on his lips -- as a burning fire.
28. A froward man sendeth forth contention, A tale-bearer is separating a familiar friend.
29. A violent man enticeth his neighbour, And hath causeth him to go in a way not good.
30. Consulting his eyes to devise froward things, Moving his lips he hath accomplished evil.

John 7:1-27
1. And Jesus was walking after these things in Galilee, for he did not wish to walk in Judea, because the Jews were seeking to kill him,
2. and the feast of the Jews was nigh -- that of tabernacles --
3. his brethren, therefore, said unto him, `Remove hence, and go away to Judea, that thy disciples also may behold thy works that thou dost;
4. for no one in secret doth anything, and himself seeketh to be in public; if thou dost these things -- manifest thyself to the world;`
5. for not even were his brethren believing in him.
6. Jesus, therefore, saith to them, `My time is not yet present, but your time is always ready;
7. the world is not able to hate you, but me it doth hate, because I testify concerning it that its works are evil.
8. Ye -- go ye up to this feast; I do not yet go up to this feast, because my time hath not yet been fulfilled;`
9. and saying these things to them, he remained in Galilee.
10. And when his brethren went up, then also he himself went up to the feast, not manifestly, but as in secret;
11. the Jews, therefore, were seeking him, in the feast, and said, `Where is that one?`
12. and there was much murmuring about him among the multitudes, some indeed said -- `He is good;` and others said, `No, but he leadeth astray the multitude;`
13. no one, however, was speaking freely about him, through fear of the Jews.
14. And it being now the middle of the feast, Jesus went up to the temple, and he was teaching,
15. and the Jews were wondering, saying, `How hath this one known letters -- not having learned?`
16. Jesus answered them and said, `My teaching is not mine, but His who sent me;
17. if any one may will to do His will, he shall know concerning the teaching, whether it is of God, or -- I do speak from myself.
18. `He who is speaking from himself his own glory doth seek, but he who is seeking the glory of him who sent him, this one is true, and unrighteousness is not in him;
19. hath not Moses given you the law? and none of you doth the law; why me do ye seek to kill?`
20. The multitude answered and said, `Thou hast a demon, who doth seek to kill thee?`
21. Jesus answered and said to them, `One work I did, and ye all wonder,
22. because of this, Moses hath given you the circumcision -- not that it is of Moses, but of the fathers -- and on a sabbath ye circumcise a man;
23. if a man doth receive circumcision on a sabbath that the law of Moses may not be broken, are ye wroth with me that I made a man all whole on a sabbath?
24. judge not according to appearance, but the righteous judgment judge.`
25. Certain, therefore, of the Jerusalemites said, `Is not this he whom they are seeking to kill?
26. and, lo, he doth speak freely, and they say nothing to him; did the rulers at all know truly that this is truly the Christ?
27. but this one -- we have known whence he is; and the Christ, when he doth come, no one doth know whence he is.`