Ask what
2 Kings 13:14-19
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Now when Eli'sha had fallen sick with the illness of which he was to die, Jo'ash king of Israel went down to him, and wept before him, crying, "My father, my father! The chariots of Israel and its horsemen!"
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And Eli'sha said to him, "Take a bow and arrows"; so he took a bow and arrows.
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Then he said to the king of Israel, "Draw the bow"; and he drew it. And Eli'sha laid his hands upon the king's hands.
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And he said, "Open the window eastward"; and he opened it. Then Eli'sha said, "Shoot"; and he shot. And he said, "The LORD's arrow of victory, the arrow of victory over Syria! For you shall fight the Syrians in Aphek until you have made an end of them."
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And he said, "Take the arrows"; and he took them. And he said to the king of Israel, "Strike the ground with them"; and he struck three times, and stopped.
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Then the man of God was angry with him, and said, "You should have struck five or six times; then you would have struck down Syria until you had made an end of it, but now you will strike down Syria only three times."
Numbers 27:16-23
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"Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,
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who shall go out before them and come in before them, who shall lead them out and bring them in; that the congregation of the LORD may not be as sheep which have no shepherd."
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And the LORD said to Moses, "Take Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit, and lay your hand upon him;
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cause him to stand before Elea'zar the priest and all the congregation, and you shall commission him in their sight.
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You shall invest him with some of your authority, that all the congregation of the people of Israel may obey.
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And he shall stand before Elea'zar the priest, who shall inquire for him by the judgment of the Urim before the LORD; at his word they shall go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he and all the people of Israel with him, the whole congregation."
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And Moses did as the LORD commanded him; he took Joshua and caused him to stand before Elea'zar the priest and the whole congregation,
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and he laid his hands upon him, and commissioned him as the LORD directed through Moses.
Deuteronomy 34:9
And Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him; so the people of Israel obeyed him, and did as the LORD had commanded Moses.
1 Chronicles 29:18
O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, our fathers, keep for ever such purposes and thoughts in the hearts of thy people, and direct their hearts toward thee.
1 Chronicles 29:19
Grant to Solomon my son that with a whole heart he may keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, performing all, and that he may build the palace for which I have made provision."
Psalm 72:1
A Psalm of Solomon.
Psalm 72:20
Blessed be his glorious name for ever; may his glory fill the whole earth! Amen and Amen! [ (Psalms 72:21) The prayers of David, the son of Jesse, are ended. ]
Luke 24:45-51
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and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be preached in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
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You are witnesses of these things.
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And behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you; but stay in the city, until you are clothed with power from on high."
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Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them.
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While he blessed them, he parted from them, and was carried up into heaven.
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And they returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
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and were continually in the temple blessing God.
John 17:9-13
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I am praying for them; I am not praying for the world but for those whom thou hast given me, for they are thine;
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all mine are thine, and thine are mine, and I am glorified in them.
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And now I am no more in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to thee. Holy Father, keep them in thy name, which thou hast given me, that they may be one, even as we are one.
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While I was with them, I kept them in thy name, which thou hast given me; I have guarded them, and none of them is lost but the son of perdition, that the scripture might be fulfilled.
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But now I am coming to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves.
Acts 1:8
But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Sama'ria and to the end of the earth."
Acts 8:17
Then they laid their hands on them and they received the Holy Spirit.
Acts 20:25-36
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And now, behold, I know that all you among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom will see my face no more.
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Therefore I testify to you this day that I am innocent of the blood of all of you,
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for I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.
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Take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God which he obtained with the blood of his own Son.
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I know that after my departure fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;
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and from among your own selves will arise men speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.
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Therefore be alert, remembering that for three years I did not cease night or day to admonish every one with tears.
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And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
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I coveted no one's silver or gold or apparel.
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You yourselves know that these hands ministered to my necessities, and to those who were with me.
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In all things I have shown you that by so toiling one must help the weak, remembering the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, `It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
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And when he had spoken thus, he knelt down and prayed with them all.
Elisha said
Numbers 11:17
And I will come down and talk with you there; and I will take some of the spirit which is upon you and put it upon them; and they shall bear the burden of the people with you, that you may not bear it yourself alone.
Numbers 11:25
Then the LORD came down in the cloud and spoke to him, and took some of the spirit that was upon him and put it upon the seventy elders; and when the spirit rested upon them, they prophesied. But they did so no more.
1 Kings 3:9
Give thy servant therefore an understanding mind to govern thy people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to govern this thy great people?"
2 Chronicles 1:9
O LORD God, let thy promise to David my father be now fulfilled, for thou hast made me king over a people as many as the dust of the earth.
2 Chronicles 1:10
Give me now wisdom and knowledge to go out and come in before this people, for who can rule this thy people, that is so great?"
John 14:12-14
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"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I go to the Father.
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Whatever you ask in my name, I will do it, that the Father may be glorified in the Son;
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if you ask anything in my name, I will do it.
John 16:7
Nevertheless I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Counselor will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.
1 Corinthians 12:31
But earnestly desire the higher gifts. And I will show you a still more excellent way.
double portion
Numbers 27:20
You shall invest him with some of your authority, that all the congregation of the people of Israel may obey.
Deuteronomy 21:17
but he shall acknowledge the first-born, the son of the disliked, by giving him a double portion of all that he has, for he is the first issue of his strength; the right of the first-born is his.
Zechariah 9:12
Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double.
Zechariah 12:8
On that day the LORD will put a shield about the inhabitants of Jerusalem so that the feeblest among them on that day shall be like David, and the house of David shall be like God, like the angel of the LORD, at their head.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching;