The traditional translation of verse 1, as given in
\jmp RSV|link-href="prj:RSV52 GEN 1:1" link-title="Revised Standard Version"\jmp*,
may be appropriate.
Storehouses, as used here, refers to large buildings with walls and roof, where grain was
kept until needed. (See illustration: \jmp Storehouse|link-href="figures/storehouse.png"
Assigning an identifier (anchor). In this example the markup is a milestone, indicating a location but not marking text.
\q1 “Someone is shouting in the desert,
\q2 ‘Prepare a road for the Lord;
\q2 make a straight path for him to travel!’ ”
\esb \cat People\cat*
\ms \jmp |link-id="article-john_the_baptist"\jmp*John the Baptist
\p John is sometimes called the last “Old Testament prophet” because of the warnings he
brought about God's judgment and because he announced the coming of God's “Chosen
\p \v 2-6a From Abraham to King David, the following ancestors are listed: Abraham,
Isaac, Jacob, Judah and his brothers; then Perez and Zerah (their mother was Tamar*),
Hezron, Ram, Amminadab, Nahshon, Salmon, Boaz (his mother was Rahab*), Obed (his
mother was \jmp Ruth|link-href="#article-Ruth"\jmp*), Jesse, and King David.
\ef - \fr 1.2-6a: \fq Ruth: \ft A Moabite (Ruth 1.4). Only outstanding
women were normally included in Jewish genealogical lists. See article
on \+jmp Ruth|link-href="#article-Ruth"\+jmp*\ef*