Do not be one who strikes hands in pledge or who puts up security for debts.
Laban overtook Jacob, and when Jacob pitched his tent in the hill country of Gilead, Laban and his relatives set up camp there too. 1
Armed troops marched ahead of the priests blowing the horns, while the rear guard followed along behind the ark blowing rams’ horns.
When I and all who are with me blow our trumpets, you also blow your trumpets all around the camp. Then say, ‘For the Lord and for Gideon!’”
All three units blew their trumpets and broke their jars. They held the torches in their left hand and the trumpets in their right. 1 Then they yelled, “A sword for the Lord and for Gideon!”
Blow the trumpet 1 in Zion. Announce a holy fast; proclaim a sacred assembly!
“But if they blow with one trumpet, then the leaders, the heads of the thousands of Israel, must come to you. 1
The sons of Aaron, the priests, must blow the trumpets; and they will be to you for an eternal ordinance throughout your generations.
They placed Saul’s armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths 1 and hung his corpse on the city wall of Beth Shan.
They placed his armor in the temple of their gods 1 and hung his head in the temple of Dagon.
The builders to a man had their swords strapped to their sides while they were building. But the trumpeter 1 remained with me.