Tag Archives: Babylon

Rack, Shack, and Benny

Daniel then said to the guard whom the chief official had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah, “Please test your servants for ten days: Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and water to drink. Then compare our appearance … Continue reading

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I Am and There is None Besides Me

“Go down, sit in the dust, Virgin Daughter Babylon; sit on the ground without a throne, queen city of the Babylonians.  No more will you be called tender or delicate.   Take millstones and grind flour; take off your veil. Lift … Continue reading

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By the Rivers of Babylon

By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. There on the poplars we hung our harps, for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, “Sing us one … Continue reading

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