Even now my witness is in heaven;
my advocate is on high.
And they sang a new song, saying:
“You are worthy to take the scroll
and to open its seals,
because you were slain,
and with your blood you purchased for God
persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.
Midian so impoverished the Israelites that they cried out to the Lord for help.
he fled naked, leaving his garment behind.