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For the Lord will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in their own land; and the strangers shall be joined with them, and they shall cleave to the house of Jacob. And the people sball take them and bring them to their place : and the house of Israel shall possess them in the land of the Lord for Servants and handmaids : and they shall take them captives, whose captives they were ; and they shall rule over their oppres

Isaiah xiv. 1, 2. Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and gold with them unto the name of the Lord thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee. And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee: for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee. Therefore thy gates shall be open continually, they shall not be shut day nor night; that men may bring unto thee the forces (WEALTH is the marginal reading) of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought : For the nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish ; yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted. The glory of Lebanon sball come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box tree, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious. The sons also of them ibat afllicied thee shall come bending unto

thee; and all they that despised thee shall bow themselves down at the soles of thy feet ; and they shall call thee, The city of the Lord, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel. Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will make thee an eternal ex. cellency a joy of many generations. Thou shalt also suck the breasts of kings: and thou shalt know that I the Lord am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty one of Jacob.

Isaiah lx. 9-16. Thus saith the Lord, the Labour of Egypt and merchandise of Ethiopia and of the Sabeans, men of stature, shall come over unto thee, and they shall be thine : they shall come after thee ; in chains they shall come over, and they shall fall down unto thee; they shall make supplication unto thee, saying, Surely God is in thee;

Isaiab xlv. 14. As one whom his mother comforteth so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem....... It shall come that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they sball come and see my glory.. And they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles and they shall bring all your brethren for an offering unto the Lord out of all nations upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules,, and upon swift beasts, to my holy mountain Jerusalem, saith the Lord. And I will also take of them for priests and for Levites, saith the Lord. For as the new heavens and the new earth

which I will make, shall remain before mo, saith the Lord, so shall your seed and your name remain. And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the Lord.

Isaiah lxvi. 13, 18, 19–23. For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem ; thou shalt weep no more : He will be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear it, he will answer thee,

Isaiah xxx. 19. Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities : thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tabernacle that sball not be taken down; not one of the stakes thereof shall ever be removed neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken. But there the glorious Lord will be unto us a place of broad rivers and streams; wherein shall go no galley with oars, neither shall gallant ship* pass thereby. For the Lord is our Judge, the Lord is our Lawgiver, the Lord is our King; he will save us.

Isaialı xxxiii, 20, 21, 22. He shall cause them that come of Jacob to take root : Israel shall blossom and bud, and fill the face of the world with fruit,

Isaiah xxvii. 6.

. That is, we shall not require the defence of Ships of the line or men of war; for the Lord bimself will tben be our defence and be will save us.

It is not yet a very little while, and Lebanon shall be turned into a fruitful field, and the fruitful field shall be esteemed as a forest ? And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness. The meek also shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah xxix. 17, 18, 19. But Zion said, The Lord hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me. Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb ? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. Behold I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.... Thus saith the Lord God, Behold I will lift up mine hand to the Gentiles, and set up my standard to the people : and they shall bring thy sons in their arms, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders, And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers : they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the Lord ; for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.

Isaiah xlix. 14, 15, 16, 22, 23. And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an inheritor of my mountains: and mine elect shall inherit it, and my servants


shall dwell there. And Sharon shall be a fold for flocks, and the valley of Achor a place for the herds to lie down in, for my people that have sought me.... For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth : and the former sball not be remembered, nor come into mind. But be

ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create : for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy. And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people : and the voice of weeping shall be no heard in her, nor the voice of crying, &c. And they shall build houses, and inhabit them ; and they shall plant vineyards and eat the fruit oj' them, &c. They shall not hurt por destroy in all niy holy mountain, saith the Lord.

Isaiah lxv, 9, 10, 17, 18, 19, 21, He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations. Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac; And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant; Saying, unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance: When there were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

Psalm cv. 8,- 12. Whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy; and gathered them out of the lands, from the east and from the west, from the north and from the south. They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found


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