Jeremiah Chapter 2 (Bible Marathon Day 418)

Jeremiah 2New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 2 Infidelity of Israel.[a] 1 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 Go, cry out this message for Jerusalem to hear! I remember the devotion[b] of your youth,     how you loved me as a bride, Following me in the wilderness,     in a land unsown. 3 Israel was dedicated… Continue reading Jeremiah Chapter 2 (Bible Marathon Day 418)

Isaiah Chapter 40 (Bible Marathon Day 404)

Isaiah 40New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) II. Isaiah 40—55[a] A. The Lord’s Glory in Israel’s Liberation Chapter 40 Promise of Salvation 1 [b]Comfort, give comfort to my people,     says your God. 2 Speak to the heart of Jerusalem, and proclaim to her     that her service[c] has ended,     that her guilt is expiated, That she has received… Continue reading Isaiah Chapter 40 (Bible Marathon Day 404)

Sirach Chapter 51 (Bible Marathon Day 384)

Ben Sira 51New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 51 A Prayer of Thanksgiving 1 I give you thanks, Lord and King,[a]     I praise you, God my savior! I declare your name, refuge of my life, 2     because you have ransomed my life from death; You held back my body from the pit,     and delivered my foot… Continue reading Sirach Chapter 51 (Bible Marathon Day 384)

Sirach Chapter 50 (Bible Marathon Day 383)

Ben Sira 50New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 50 Simeon, Son of Jochanan 1 Greatest of his family, the glory of his people,     was Simeon the priest, son of Jochanan,[a] In whose time the house of God was renovated,     in whose days the temple was reinforced. 2 In his time also the retaining wall was built… Continue reading Sirach Chapter 50 (Bible Marathon Day 383)

Sirach Chapter 49 (Bible Marathon Day 383)

Ben Sira 49New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 49 Josiah and the Prophets[a] 1 The name Josiah is like blended incense,     made lasting by a skilled perfumer. Precious is his memory, like honey to the taste,     like music at a banquet. 2 For he grieved over our betrayals,     and destroyed the abominable idols. 3 He kept his… Continue reading Sirach Chapter 49 (Bible Marathon Day 383)

Sirach Chapter 48 (Bible Marathon Day 382)

Ben Sira 48New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 48 1 Until like fire a prophet appeared,     his words a flaming furnace. 2 The staff of life, their bread, he shattered,     and in his zeal he made them few in number. 3 By God’s word he shut up the heavens     and three times brought down fire. 4 How awesome… Continue reading Sirach Chapter 48 (Bible Marathon Day 382)

Sirach Chapter 47 (Bible Marathon Day 382)

Chapter 47 Nathan, David, and Solomon 1 After him came Nathan[a]     who served in David’s presence. 2 Like the choice fat of sacred offerings,     so was David in Israel. 3 He played with lions as though they were young goats,     and with bears, like lambs of the flock. 4 As a youth he struck down the giant     and wiped… Continue reading Sirach Chapter 47 (Bible Marathon Day 382)