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12 Thou shalt seek them, and falt not behold them, and I will give to Jerusafind them, even them that contended with lem one that bringeth good tidings. thee: they that war againft thee shall be

28 For I beheld, and there was no man, as nothing, and as a thing of nought. even amongft them, and there was 10

13 For I the LORD thy God will hold counseller, that when I asked of them, thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear could answer a word. not, I will help thee.

29 Behold, they are all vanity, their 14 Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye

works are nothing: their molten images men of Israel: I will help thee, faith the are wind and confusion. LORD, and thy redeemer, the holy One

CHA P. XLII. of Israel, 15 Behold, I will make thee a new. sharp eth: I have put my spirit upon him, he shall

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to the Gentiles. Ymall, and halt make the hills as chaff.

2 He tall not cry nor lift up, nor cause 16 Thou shalt fan them, and the wind his voice to be heard in the street. Thall carry them away, and the whirlwind

3 A bruised reed shall he not break; and hall scatter them : and thou shalt rejoyce the smoaking fax shall he not quench: he in the LORD s and shalt glory in the holy shall bring forth judgment unto truth. One of Israel.

4 He shall not fail, nor be discouraged, 19 When the poor and needy seek water,

till he have set judgment in the earth: and there is none, and their tongue faileth and the isles Mall wait for his law. for thirft, I the LORD will hear them, I

s & Thus faith God the LORD, he tha the God of Israel will not forsake them.

created the heavens, and strerched them 18 I will open rivers in high places, and out, he that spread forth the earth and fountains in the midt of the valleys: I that which cometh

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gi will make the wilderness a pool of water, spirit to them that walk therein:

veth breath unto the people upon it, and and the dry land springs of water. 191 will plant in the wilderness the cedar, teousness

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6 I the LORD have called thee in righ. the fitrah-tree and the myrtle, and the oyl. tree: I will set in the desert the fir-tree,

and will keep thee, and

give thee for a corethe pine, and the box tree together :

nant of the people, for a light of the Gen-it 20 That they may see, and know, and tiles, .consider, and understand together, that

To open the blind eyes, to bring out the the hand of the Lord hath done this, and prisoners from the prison, and them ebat fi the holy One of Israel hath crested it.

in darkness out of the prison.house. ?1 Produce your caule, faith the LORD

8 I am the LORD, that is my name, and bring forth your Arong reasons, faith the my glory will I not give to another, nei king of Jacob.

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my praise to graven images. 22 Let them bring them forth, and thew

9 Behold, the former things are come to us what Mall happen : let them thew the pass, and new things do I declare: before former things what they be, that we may they spring forth I tell you of them. consider them, and know the latter end of

io sing unto the LORD a new song, and them; or declare us things for to come.

his praise

from the end of the earth:ye that 23 Shew the things that are to come go down to the sea, and all that is therein, hereafter, that we may know thar ye are the illes and the inhabitants thereof. gods: yea, do good or do evil, that we

ir Let the wilderness and the cities may be dismayed, and behold it together. thereof life up their voice, the villages that

24 Behold, ye are of nothing, and your Kedar doth inhabit : let the inhabitants work of rought: an abomination is be of the rock fing, let them shout from the that chooseth you.

top of the mountains. 25. I have raised up one from the north,

12 Let them give glory unto the LORD, and he hall come: from the rising of the and declare his praise in the islands. fun Tall he call upon my name, and he

13 The LORD shall go forth as a mighty Mall come upon princes us upun morter, man, he shall Atir up jealousie like a man and as the potrer treadeth clay.

of war : he shall cry i yea, roar , he thall 26 Who hath declared from the begin- prevail againft his enemies. ning, that we may know ? and before

14 I have long time holden my peace, time, that we may say, He is righteous ? I have been fill and refrained my fell yea, there is none that sheweth, yea, there now will I cry like a travailing woman, is none that declareth, yea, there is none will deftray and devour at once. that heareth your words.

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The Lord is well pleared for his See on ourne fs sake, he will magnifie the me there is no saviour. hele andma Who among you will give ear to hand : I will work, and who shall let it? 10 the Lord obedient unto his law. Or will I marts Herefore he hath poured upon him Ich bing, la bill be with thee ; and through and rivers in the desert. I Locality reprovod.

Chap. xliij. The destruction of Babylon. see all make the rivers islands, and I will 6 I will say to the north, Give up, and 23:30 y up the pools.

to the south, Keep not back: bring my . And I will bring the blind by a way sons from far, and my daughters from the Seize

they knew not, I will lead them in ends of the earth, e bricots that they have not known: I will 7 Even every one that is called by my

en de darkness light before them, and name:for I have created him for my glory, debil

, . bked things straight. These things will I have formed him, yea, I have made him. sa to unro them, and not forsake them. 89 Bring forth the blind people that col be greatly ashamed that trust in gra17.4 They ihall be turned back, they have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.

9 Let all the nations be gathered togeDelimages, that say to the molten images, ther, and let the people be afrembled : who celebre our gods.

among them can declare this, and shew us upp Hear ye deaf, and look, ye blind former things ? let them bring forth their ing in our we may fee.

witnesses, that they may be juftified: or w price as my messenger that I rent? who ro Ye are my witnesses, faith the LORD, og det ind as be that is perfect, and blind as and my servant whom 1 have chosen

that ye may know and believe me, and wird Seeing many things, but thou ob- understand that I am he: before me there He el málenot: opening the ears, but he was no God formed, neither all there be

after me.

II I even I am the LORD, and befide and make it

12 I have declared, and have saved, and har lopez But this is a people robbed and I bave thewed, when

there was no strange they are all of them snared in god among you: therefore ye are my witand they are hid in prison-houses: nefles, faith the LORD, that I am God.

prey, and none delivereth , 13 Yea, before the day was, I am be, poil

, and none faith, Refore. and there is none that can deliver out of my who ,

14 Thus faith the LORD your recome?

deemer, the holy One of Israel, For your Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and jf. lake I have sent to Babylon , and have the robbers ? did not the Lord, brought down all the

nobles and the Chalwint whom we have finned ? for deans, whose cry is in the ships. pould not walk in his ways, neither Is I am the LORD your holy One, the

creatour of Israel your King.

16 Thus saith the LORD, which maketh of his anger, and

the Arength of a way in the sea, and a path in the mighty and it hath let him on fire round waters : yet he knew not, and it burned 17 Which bringerb forth the chariot and at he laid not to heart.

horse, the army and the power, they fall CHAP. XLIII.

lie down together, they thall not rise: they now thus faith the Lord that are extinct, they are quenched as tow. teated thee, O Jacob, and he that 18 Remember ye not the former a thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I things, neither

consider the things of old. deemed thee, i have called thee 19 Behold, I will do a new thing: now name, thou art mine.

it fall spring forth, shall ye not know it? den thou gaffelt through the wa. I will even make a way in the wilderness vers they shall not overflow thee : 20 The beast of the field shall honour thou walkeft through the fire, thou me, the dragons

and the owls: because I ox be burnt, neither shall the Aame give waters in the wildernefs, and rivers upon thee.

in the desert, to give drink to my people, am the LORD thy God, the holy my chosen. Ifrael, thy faviour: I gave Egypt 21 This people have I formed for my Transom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee. self, they fall thew forth my praise. ince thou waft precious in my fight,

22 But thou hast not called upon me, ne been honourable, and I have o Jacob, but thou hast been weary of me, thee : therefore will I give men o Israel and people for thy life.

23. Thou haft not brought me the small not, for I am with thee: I will cartel of thy burnt offerings, neither bo thy feed from the eil, and gather thou honoured me wich chy facrifice

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24 Thou hast bought me no sweet cane of his arms : yea, he is hungry, and his with money, neither haft thou filled me ftrength faileth ; he drinkerb no water, with the fat of thy facrifices : but thou and is faint. haft made me to serve with thy fins, thou 13 The carpenter ftretcherh out his ruk: haft wearied me with thine iniquities. he marketh it out with a line: he fatteth it

25 I, even I am he that blotteth our thy with planes, and he marketh it out with transgreffions for mine own sake, and will the compass, and maketh it after the figure not remember thy sins.

of a man, according to the beauty of a 26 Put me in remembrance: let us plead man ; that it may remain in the house. together: declare thou, that thou mayeft 14 He heweth him down cedars, and be justified.

taketh the cypress and the oak, which he 27 Thy first father hath finned, and thy Arengthneth for himself among the trees teachers have transgreffed against me, of the forest : he plantech an ash, and the

28 Therefore I have profaned the prin rain dorh nourih it. ces of the sanctuary, and have given Jacob Is Then Thall it be for a man to burn: to the curse, and Israel to reproaches. for he will take thereof and warm himCHA P. XLIV.

self;, yea, he kindleth it, and bakech Et now hear, O Jacob my servant, bread yea, he maketh a god, and wo

and Israel whom I have chosen. thipperhit : he maketh it a graven image, 2 Thus faith the LORD that made thee, and falleth down thereto. and formed thee from the womb, which will 16 He burnerh part thereof in the fire! help thee, Fear not, O Jacob, niy fervant, with pare thereof he eateth Aerh: he road. and thou Jesurun, whom I have chosen, eth roast, and is satisfied: yea, he was: 3 For I will

pour water upon him that eth himsilf, and faith, Aha, I am warm, is thirsty, and flouds upon the dry ground: have seen the fire. I will pour my spirit upon thy leed, and 17 And the residue thereof he makes my ble fling upon thine offspring : a god, even his graven image: he falleth

4. And they shall spring up as among the down unto it, and worshipperh it, and grafs, as willows by the water courses. prayeth unto it, and faith, Deliver me, for

s One shall say, I am the LORDS: and ihou art my god. another shall call himself by the name of 18 They have not known, nor under. Jacob : and another mall subscribe with food : for he hath shut their eyes, thet his hand unto the LORD, and firname him, they cannot see; and their hearts, that self by the name of Israel.

they cannot undertand. 6 Thus faith the LORD, the King of if 19 And none confidereth in his heart, rael, and his redeemer the Lord of hosts, neither is there knowledge nor underI am the firft, and I am the laft, and be- ftanding to say, I have burnt part of it in sides me there is no God.

the fire, yea, also I have baked bread up7 And who, as I, shall call, and thall on the coals thereof : I have roafted Adeclare it, and let it in order for me, since and eaten it, and shall I make the residue I appointed the ancient people and the thereof an abomination shall I fall down things that are coming, and thall come? to the ftock of a tree? let them Mew unto them.

20 He feedeth of afhes ; a deceived 8 Fear ye not, neither be afraid ; have heart hath turned him afide, that he cannot I told thee from that time, and have not deliver his soul, nor say, is there not declared it? ye are even my witneffes. a lie in my right hand ? Is there a God befides me ? yea, there is 21 I Remember these, O Jacob, and no God, I know not any.

Israel, for thou art wy fervant ; I have 94 They that make a graven image formed thee, thou art my fervant : Of are all of them vanity, and their delecta. rael, thou shalt not be forgotten of me: ble things thall not profit, and they are 22 I have blotted out as a thick cloud, their own witnesses, they see not, nor thy transgressions, and as a cloud, thy fans : know, that they may be ashamed. return unto me, for I have redeemed thee.

Io Who hath formed a god,or molten a 23 Sing, O ye heavens ; for the Lord graven image that is profitable for nothing? hath done it : thout ye lower parts of the

!! Behold, all his fellows shall be asha- earth: break forth into finging, ye moun med : and the workmen, they are of men: tains, O forest, and every tree therein: lee them all be gathered together, let them for the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, Rand up; yet they shall fear, and they glorified himself in Israel. :!? be ashamed cogecher.

24 Thus faith the LORD thy redeemer, he imith with the congs both work, and he that formed thee from the womb,

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Chap. xlv.

Gods omnipotency. I am the LORD that maketh all things, that 1. Thus faith the Lord, the holy One ftrercbeth forth the heavens alone, that of Israel, and his maker, Ask me of things (preadeth abroad the earth by my self: to come concerning my sons, and concern.

25 That fruftrateth the tokens of the ing che work of my hands command ye liars, and maketh diviners mad, that turn- me. eth wise men backward, and maketh their 12 I have made the earth, and created knowledge foolish :

man upon it : I, even my hands have 26 That confirmech the word of his Etretched out the heavens, and all their fervant, and performeth the counsel of his hoft have I commanded. messengers, that saith to Jerusalem, Thou 13 I have raised him up in righteous. shalt be inhabited ; and to the cities of ness, and I will direct all his ways : he Judah, Ye Mall be built, and I will raise thall build my city, and he shall let go my up the decayed places thereof:

captives, not for price nor reward, faith 27 That saith to the deep, Be dry, and the LORD of hosts. I will dry up thy rivers :

14 Thus faith the LORD, The labour of 28 That faith of Cyrus, He is my shep- Egypt, and merchandise of Ethiopia, and herd, and thall perform all my pleasure, of the Sabeans, men of stature all come even saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be over unto thee, and they shall be rhine, they built ; and to the temple, Thy foundation shall come after thee, in chains shey shall Thall be laid.

come over: and they thail fall down unCH'A P. XLV.

to thee, they Mall make fupplication unto T

"Hus faith the LORD to his anointed, thee, saying, Surely God is in thee, and

to Cyrus, whose right hand I have there is none else, thero is no God. holden, to subdue nations before him : Is Verily thou art a God that hideft and I will loose the loyns of kings to open thy self, O God of Israel the saviour. before him the two leaved gates, and the 16 They shall be ashamed, and also congates shall not be thur.

founded all of them: they shall go to con. 2 I will go before shee, and make the fusion together, that are makers of idols. crooked places ftraight : I will break in 17 But Israel shall be saved in the LORD pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sun- with an everlasting salvation : ye shall der the bars of iron.

not be ashamed nor confounded world 3 And I will give thee the treasures of without end. darkness, and hidden riches of secret pla 18 For thus faith the LORD that created ces, that thou mayeft know, that I the the heavens, God himself that formed the LORD, which call thee by chý name, am earth and made it, he hath established it, the God of Israel.

he created it not in vain, he formed it to 4 For Jacob my servants fake, and I be inhabited, I am the LORD, and there rael mine elect, I have even called thee is none else. by thy name : I have surnamed thee, 19 I have not spoken in secret, in a though thou hast not known me. dark place of the earth : I said not unco

s dj I am the LORD, and there is none the feed of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain : 1 elie, there is no God befides me ; I girded the LORD speak righteousness, I declare chee, though thou haft not known me: things that are right.

6 That they may know from the rising 20 g Assemble your selves and come: of the sun, and from the weft, that there draw near together, yeshat are escaped of is none besides me, I am the LORD, and the nations: they have no knowledge that there is none else.

set up the wood of their graven image, 7 I form the light, and create darkness: and pray unto a god that cannot save. I make peace, and create evil : I the 21 Tell ye, and bring them near, yea, LORD do all these things.

let them take counsel together: who hath 8 Drop down, ye heavens, from above, declared this from ancient time? toho hath and iet the skies pour down righteousness: told it from that time? have not I the let the earth open, and let them bring forth LORD? and there is no God else beside telvation, and let righteousness (pring up me, a juft God and a saviour, there is together: I the Lord have created it. none beside me.

9 Wo unto him that ftriveth with his 22 Look unto me, and be ye saved, all maker: ler the potherd strive with the the ends of the earth: for I and God, and potrherds of the earth: Mall the clay say there is none else. to him that fashioneth it, What makeit 23 I have sworn by myself, the word in thou? or thy work, He hach no hando? gone out of my mouth in righteousness,and

10 Wo unto him that saith unto his fa. hall not return, that unto me every knee ther, What begettest thou? or to the wo- ball bow, every tongue shall swear. mo, What halt thou brougli forth? 24 Surely, Niall one fay, In the

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Gods judgments irreptible have I righteousness and frength: even 3 Thy nakedness shall be uncovered, sea. to him fhall men come, and all that are in- thy shame Hall be seen: I will take verr censed against him shall be ashamed. geance, and I will not meet thee as a man

25 In the LORD Mall all the feed of IC. 4. As for our redeemer, the LORD OF rael be juftified, and shall glory. horts is his name, the holy One of Israel. CHA P. XLVI.

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idols were upon the beasts and upon thou shalt no more be called the lady of the catcel: your carriages were heavy load. kingdoms. en, they are a burden to the weary beast. 6.9 I was wroth with my people, I have

2 They ftoop, they bow down together, polluted mine inheritance, and given them they could not deliver the burden, but into thine hand : thou didft hew them themselves are gone into captivity: no mercy, upon the ancient haft chou very

3 | Hearken unto me, O house of Ja- heavily laid thy yoke. cob, and all the remnant of the house of 7 And thou saidit, I shall be a lady Israel, which are born by me, from the for ever: So that thou did ft not lay these belly, which are carried from the womb. things to thy heart, neither didt remer.

4 And even to your old age I am he, ber ihe latter end of it. and even to hoary hairs will I carry you: 8 Therefore hear now this, thou that at I have made, and I will bear, even I will given to pleasures, that dwelleft carelelly, carry, and will deliver yos.

that sayeft in thine heart, I am, and none To whom will ye liken me, and else besides me, I shall not fit as a widow, make me equal, and compare me, that we neither shall I know the loss of children. may be like?

9 But these two thirgs shall come to thee 6 They lavish gold out of the bag, and in a moment in cne day; the loss of chaweigh filver in the balance, and hire a dren and widowhood; they shall come gold-smith, and he maketh it a god : they upon thee in their perfection, for the malfall down, yea, they worship.

titude of thy forceries, and for the great 7 They bear him upon the shoulder, they abundance of thine inchantments, carry him, and let him in his place, and he 10 I For thou haf trusted in thy wicked. ftandeth ; from his place shall he not re- ness; thou hast said, None seeth me: tby move: yea,one shall cry unto him, yet can he wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath painot answer, nor save him out of his trouble. verted thee, and thou haft raid in chine

8 Remember this, and thew your selves heart, I am, and none else besides me men: bring it again to mind, Oye traní. 11 Therefore fhall evil come upon thee, greffours.

thou shal: not know from whence it riseth: 9 Remember the former things of old, and mischief shall fall upon thee, thou tak for I am God, and there is none else, I am not be able to put it off : and desolation God, and there is none like me, Mall come upon thee suddenly, which thou

To Declaring the end from the begin- malt not know, ning, and from ancient times tbe thing's 12 Srand now with thine inchantments, that are not yet done, saying, My counsel and with the multitude of thy forceries shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: wherein thou haft laboured from thy

11 Calling úravenous bird from the east, youth; if so be thou shalt be able to prothe man that execureth my counsel from a fit, if so be thou mayest prevail. far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will 13 Thou art wearied in the multitude also bring it to pals ; I have purpoled it, of ihy counsels: let now the aftrologeil

, I will also do it.

the star-gazers, the monthly prognoftic 12 4 Hearken unto me, ye fout heart- tours Hand up, and save thee from: ed, that are far from righteousness. thirgs that shall come upon thee.

13 I bring near my righteousness: it 14 Behold, they fall be as ftutble: fhall not be far off, and my salvation thall the fire shall burn chem: they shall not not tarry , and I will place salvation in deliver themselves from the power of the Zion for Israel my glory.

Aame : there shall not be a coal co warm ai, CHA P. XLVII.

nor fire to fit before it. Ome down and fit in the dust, О vir Is Thus shall they be unto thee with ground : there is no throne, O daughter chants from thy youth, they shall wandu of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more every one to his quarter, none fhall save be called tender and delicate,

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