"The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the Lord," (that is to say,
it is not by that that I wish to be honoured; as it is said elsewhere: All
the beasts of the field are mine, what advantages me that they are offered
me in sacrifice?). "The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of
the former, saith the Lord of hosts; and in this place will I establish my
house, saith the Lord.
"According to all that thou desiredst in Horeb in the day of the assembly,
saying, Let us not hear again the voice of the Lord, neither let us see this
fire any more, that we die not. And the Lord said unto me, Their prayer is
just. I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto
thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all
that I shall command him. And it shall come to pass, that whosoever will not
hearken unto my words which he will speak in my name, I will require it of
Genesis 49: "Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise, and thou
shalt conquer thine enemies; thy father's children shall bow down before
thee. Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up, and
art couched as a lion, and as a lioness that shall be roused up.
"The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his
feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be."
727. During the life of the Messiah. Aenigm