"Whereas my father put a heavy yoke on you, I will make it heavier. My father beat you with whips, but I will beat you with scorpions."
Rehoboam to the people
"You have been going up to Jerusalem long enough. Here is your God, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt."
Jeroboam creates the false idols
"As the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, during these years there shall be no dew or rain in this land except at my word."
Elijah to Ahab
"The jar of flour shall not go empty, nor the jug of oil run dry, until the day when the Lord sends rain upon the Earth."
Elijah to the widow of Zarapeth
"O Lord, let the life breath return to the body of this child."
Elijah raises the widow's son
"How long will you straddle the issue? If the Lord is God, follow him; if Baal, follow him."
Elijah to the prophets of Baal (Mt. Carmel)
"The Lord forbid that I should give you my ancestral heritage."
Naboth to Ahab (Naboth's Vineyard)
"After murdering, do you also take possession?"
Elijah to Ahab (Naboth's Vineyard)
"May I receive a double portion of your spirit."
Elisha to Elijah
"They sell the just man for silver, and the poor man for a pair of sandals."
"On that day I will raise up the fallen hut of David..."
Messianism of Amos
"I will espouse you to me forever: I will espouse you in right and in justice, in love and in mercy."
"Then the people of Israel will turn back and seek the Lord, their God, and David their king..."
Messianism of Hosea
"Therefore the Lord himself will give you this sign: the virgin shall be with child, and bear a son, and shall call him Emmanuel."
Messianism of Isaiah
"The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light..."
"But you, Bethlehem...from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler of Israel..."
Messianism of Micah
"Woe to the shepherds who scatter the sheep..."
"Rachel mourns her children; she refuses to be consoled because her children are no more."
"I will place my law within them, and write it on their hearts..."
"Prophesy to these bones..."
"I saw one like a son of man coming on the clouds of heavens..."
"Many of those who sleep in the dust of the Earth shall awake..."
Daniel on the resurrection
"Yet it was our infirmities that he bore, our sufferings that he endured..."
Suffering Servant (Deutero Isaiah)
"See your king shall come to you...meek and riding on an ass..."
Messianism of Zechariah
"Lo, I am sending my messenger to prepare the way before me..."
Messianism of Malachi
"I will pour out my spirit on all flesh..."
Messianism of Joel
"A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother."
"Vanity of vanities...all is vanity!"
"My lover here he comes, springing upon mountains, leaping across the hills."
Song of Songs
"Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I shall return..."
"The Lord is my shepherd...I shall not want..."
"By the rivers of Babylon we sat mourning and weeping when we remembered Zion."
"But the souls of the just are with God..."
"Water quenches a flaming fire, and alms atone for sins."
"Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall name him John."
Angel to Zechariah
"Hail favored one! The Lord is with you."
Gabriel to Mary (The Annunciation)
"Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word."
"Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb."
Elizabeth to Mary (The Visitation)
"My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior."
"Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, for he has visited and brought redemption to his people."
Song of Zechariah
"Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people."
Angel to the shepherds
"Now master, you may let your servant go...for my eyes have seen your salvation."
"And you yourself a sword will pierce..."
Simeon to Mary
"Whoever has two cloaks should share with the person who has none."
John the Baptist
"You are my beloved son; with you I am well pleased."
God at Jesus's baptism
"Do whatever he tells you."
Mary at Cana
"How can a person once grown old be born again?"
Nicodemus to Jesus
"Whoever drinks the water I shall give will never thirst."
Jesus to the Samaritan woman
"Depart from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man."
Simon Peter to Jesus
"I did not come to call the righteous but sinners."
The calling of Levi (Matthew)
"I have not come to abolish(the law and the prophets) but to fulfill."
Jesus (The Sermon on the Mount)
"Lord...I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof, but only say the word and let my servant be healed."
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