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Bible in one year


August 2


Esther 5:1-14
1. And it cometh to pass on the third day, that Esther putteth on royalty, and standeth in the inner-court of the house of the king over-against the house of the king, and the king is sitting on his royal throne, in the royal-house, over-against the opening of the house,
2. and it cometh to pass, at the king`s seeing Esther the queen standing in the court, she hath received grace in his eyes, and the king holdeth out to Esther the golden sceptre that [is] in his hand, and Esther draweth near, and toucheth the top of the sceptre.
3. And the king saith to her, `What -- to thee Esther, O queen? and what thy request? unto the half of the kingdom -- and it is given to thee.`
4. And Esther saith, `If unto the king [it be] good, the king doth come in, and Haman, to-day, unto the banquet that I have made for him;`
5. and the king saith, `Haste ye Haman -- to do the word of Esther;` and the king cometh in, and Haman, unto the banquet that Esther hath made.
6. And the king saith to Esther, during the banquet of wine, `What [is] thy petition? and it is given to thee; and what thy request? unto the half of the kingdom -- and it is done.`
7. And Esther answereth and saith, `My petition and my request [is]:
8. if I have found grace in the eyes of the king, and if unto the king [it be] good, to give my petition, and to perform my request, the king doth come, and Haman, unto the banquet that I make for them, and to-morrow I do according to the word of the king.`
9. And Haman goeth forth on that day rejoicing and glad in heart, and at Haman`s seeing Mordecai in the gate of the king, and he hath not risen nor moved for him, then is Haman full of fury against Mordecai.
10. And Haman forceth himself, and cometh in unto his house, and sendeth, and bringeth in his friends, and Zeresh his wife,
11. and Haman recounteth to them the glory of his wealth, and the abundance of his sons, and all that with which the king made him great, and with which he lifted him up above the heads and servants of the king.
12. And Haman saith, `Yea, Esther the queen brought none in with the king, unto the feast that she made, except myself, and also for to-morrow I am called to her, with the king,
13. and all this is not profitable to me, during all the time that I am seeing Mordecai the Jew sitting in the gate of the king.`
14. And Zeresh his wife saith to him, and all his friends, `Let them prepare a tree, in height fifty cubits, and in the morning speak to the king, and they hang Mordecai on it, and go thou in with the king unto the banquet rejoicing;` and the thing is good before Haman, and he prepareth the tree.

Esther 6:1-14
1. On that night hath the sleep of the king fled away, and he saith to bring in the book of memorials of the Chronicles, and they are read before the king,
2. and it is found written that Mordecai had declared concerning Bigthana and Teresh, two of the eunuchs of the king, of the keepers of the threshold, who sought to put forth a hand on king Ahasuerus.
3. And the king saith, `What honour and greatness hath been done to Mordecai for this?` And the servants of the king, his ministers, say, `Nothing hath been done with him.`
4. And the king saith, `Who [is] in the court?` -- and Haman hath come in to the outer court of the house of the king, to say to the king to hang Mordecai on the tree that he had prepared for him --
5. and the servants of the king say unto him, `Lo, Haman is standing in the court;` and the king saith, `Let him come in.`
6. And Haman cometh in, and the king saith to him, `What -- to do with the man in whose honour the king hath delighted?` And Haman saith in his heart, `To whom doth the king delight to do honour more than myself?`
7. And Haman saith unto the king, `The man in whose honour the king hath delighted,
8. let them bring in royal clothing that the king hath put on himself, and a horse on which the king hath ridden, and that the royal crown be put on his head,
9. and to give the clothing and the horse into the hand of a man of the heads of the king, the chiefs, and they have clothed the man in whose honour the king hath delighted, and caused him to ride on the horse in a broad place of the city, and called before him: Thus it is done to the man in whose honour the king hath delighted.`
10. And the king saith to Haman, `Haste, take the clothing and the horse, as thou hast spoken, and do so to Mordecai the Jew, who is sitting in the gate of the king; there doth not fall a thing of all that thou hast spoken.`
11. And Haman taketh the clothing, and the horse, and clothed Mordecai, and causeth him to ride in a broad place of the city, and calleth before him, `Thus it is done to the man in whose honour the king hath delighted.`
12. And Mordecai turneth back unto the gate of the king, and Haman hath been hastened unto his house mourning, and with covered head,
13. and Haman recounteth to Zeresh his wife, and to all his friends, all that hath met him, and his wise men say to him, and Zeresh his wife, `If Mordecai [is] of the seed of the Jews, before whom thou hast begun to fall, thou art not able for him, but dost certainly fall before him.`
14. They are yet speaking with him, and eunuchs of the king have come, and haste to bring in Haman unto the banquet that Esther hath made.

Psalms 90:1-6
1. A Prayer of Moses, the man of God. Lord, a habitation Thou -- Thou hast been, To us -- in generation and generation,
2. Before mountains were brought forth, And Thou dost form the earth and the world, Even from age unto age Thou [art] God.
3. Thou turnest man unto a bruised thing, And sayest, Turn back, ye sons of men.
4. For a thousand years in Thine eyes [are] as yesterday, For it passeth on, yea, a watch by night.
5. Thou hast inundated them, they are asleep, In the morning as grass he changeth.
6. In the morning it flourisheth, and hath changed, At evening it is cut down, and hath withered.

Proverbs 22:9-9
9. The good of eye -- he is blessed, For he hath given of his bread to the poor.

Romans 4:1-25
1. What, then, shall we say Abraham our father, to have found, according to flesh?
2. for if Abraham by works was declared righteous, he hath to boast -- but not before god;
3. for what doth the writing say? `And Abraham did believe God, and it was reckoned to him -- to righteousness;`
4. and to him who is working, the reward is not reckoned of grace, but of debt;
5. and to him who is not working, and is believing upon Him who is declaring righteous the impious, his faith is reckoned -- to righteousness:
6. even as David also doth speak of the happiness of the man to whom God doth reckon righteousness apart from works:
7. `Happy they whose lawless acts were forgiven, and whose sins were covered;
8. happy the man to whom the Lord may not reckon sin.`
9. [Is] this happiness, then, upon the circumcision, or also upon the uncircumcision -- for we say that the faith was reckoned to Abraham -- to righteousness?
10. how then was it reckoned? he being in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision;
11. and a sign he did receive of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith in the uncircumcision, for his being father of all those believing through uncircumcision, for the righteousness also being reckoned to them,
12. and father of circumcision to those not of circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of the faith, that [is] in the uncircumcision of our father Abraham.
13. For not through law [is] the promise to Abraham, or to his seed, of his being heir of the world, but through the righteousness of faith;
14. for if they who are of law [are] heirs, the faith hath been made void, and the promise hath been made useless;
15. for the law doth work wrath; for where law is not, neither [is] transgression.
16. Because of this [it is] of faith, that [it may be] according to grace, for the promise being sure to all the seed, not to that which [is] of the law only, but also to that which [is] of the faith of Abraham,
17. who is father of us all (according as it hath been written -- `A father of many nations I have set thee,`) before Him whom he did believe -- God, who is quickening the dead, and is calling the things that be not as being.
18. Who, against hope in hope did believe, for his becoming father of many nations according to that spoken: `So shall thy seed be;`
19. and not having been weak in the faith, he did not consider his own body, already become dead, (being about a hundred years old,) and the deadness of Sarah`s womb,
20. and at the promise of God did not stagger in unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, having given glory to God,
21. and having been fully persuaded that what He hath promised He is able also to do:
22. wherefore also it was reckoned to him to righteousness.
23. And it was not written on his account alone, that it was reckoned to him,
24. but also on ours, to whom it is about to be reckoned -- to us believing on Him who did raise up Jesus our Lord out of the dead,
25. who was delivered up because of our offences, and was raised up because of our being declared righteous.