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Behold, the people rise like a lioness; they rouse themselves like a lion, not resting until they devour their prey and drink the blood of the slain."
Esther 8:7, 9, 11
So King Xerxes said to Esther the Queen and Mordecai the Jew, "Behold, I have given Haman's estate to Esther, and he was hanged on the gallows because he attacked the Jews. . . .
On the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, the king's command and edict were to be executed. On this day the enemies of the Jews had hoped to overpower them, but the tables were turned and the Jews overpowered those who hated them. . . .
Yes, it is coming, and it will surely happen, declares the Lord GOD. This is the day of which I have spoken. . . .
Behold, a day of the LORD is coming when your plunder will be divided in your presence. . . .
While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went in and slept with his father's concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard about it. Jacob had twelve sons:
The twelve stones are to correspond to the names of the sons of Israel, each engraved like a seal with the name of one of the twelve tribes.
1 Kings 18:31
And Elijah took twelve stones--one for each tribe of Jacob's descendants to whom the word of the LORD had come and said, "Israel shall be your name."
the promise our twelve tribes are hoping to realize as they earnestly serve God day and night. It is because of this hope, O king, that I am accused by the Jews.
James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings.
And I heard the number of those who were sealed, 144, 000 from all the tribes of Israel:
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