December 28, 2012

The queen was deeply distressed

So Esther's maids and eunuchs came and told her, and the queen was deeply distressed. Then she sent garments to clothe Mordecai and take his sackcloth away from him, but he would not accept them.
Esther 4:4

December 21, 2012

We are despised

Hear, O our God, for we are despised; turn their reproach on their own heads, and give them as plunder to a land of captivity!
Nehemiah 4:4

December 14, 2012

They troubled them

Then the people of the land tried to discourage the people of Judah. They troubled them in building,
Ezra 4:4

December 7, 2012

The Sea was set upon them

It stood on twelve oxen: three looking toward the north, three looking toward the west, three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east; the Sea was set upon them, and all their back parts pointed inward.
2 Chronicles 4:4