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Jonah fleeth to Tarshish.


Jer. 25. 28,

Joel 8. 17.

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thy reward shall return upon thine | house of Esau; for the LORD hath
own head.

16 For as ye have drunk upon 29. & 49. 12. my holy mountain, so shall all the heathen drink continually, yea, they shall drink, and they shall swallow down, and they shall be as though they had not been.

1 Pet. 4. 17. 20r,sup up.

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17 ¶ But upon mount Zion shall
be 3 deliverance, and there shall be
holiness; and the house of Jacob
their possessions.

18 And the house of Jacob shall Zech. 12. 6. be a fire, and the house of Joseph a flame, and the house of Esau for stubble, and they shall kindle in them, and devour them; and there shall not be any remaining of the


a 2 Kings 14. 25.

5 Called,

Matt. 12.39,


ch. 8. 2, 3. & 4. 11.

spoken it.


cir. 585.

• Amos9.12.

• 1 Kings 17. 9, 10.

19 And they of the south shall possess the mount of Esau; and they Zeph. 2.7. of the plain the Philistines: and they shall possess the fields of Ephraim, and the fields of Samaria: and Benjamin shall Gilead. possess 20 And the captivity of this host of the children of Israel shall possess that of the Canaanites, even unto Zarephath; and the captivity of Je-Jer. 32.44. rusalem, which is in Sepharad, shall 16. possess the cities of the south.

21 And saviours shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD's.

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2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great b Gen.10.11, city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. 3 But Jonah & rose up to flee unto Gen. 18.20, Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with

Ezra 9. 6. Jam. 5. 4. Rev. 18. 5. 4 ch. 4. 2. • Josh. 19. 46.

Acts 9. 36.

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2 Chr. 2.16. them unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

f Gen. 4. 16.
Job 1. 12.
& 2.7.

8 Ps. 107. 25. 6 Heb. cast forth

7 Heb. thought

to be broken.

18, 19, 38.


4 ¶ But the LORD sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.

5 Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, So Acts 27. and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah was gone down 11 Sam. 24. into the sides of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep.


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6 So the shipmaster came to him, and said unto him, What meanest thou, O sleeper? arise, call upon thy God, 'if so be that God will think upon us, that we perish not.

7 And they said every one to his fellow, Come, and let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause &14. 41, 42. this evil is upon us. So they cast lots, and the lot fell

1 Sam. 10. 20, 21.

Prov. 16.33.
Acta 1. 26.




Or, shall which is in Sepharad.

possess that

81 Tim. 4.

Jam. 5. 20. h Ps. 22. 28. Dan. 2. 44. & 7.14, 27.

Zech. 14. 9. uke.33.

Rev. 11. 15. & 19.6.

BEFORE CHRIST cir. 862. n Josh.7.19.

8 Then said they unto him, "Tell us, we pray thee, for whose cause this evil is upon us; What is thine occupation? and whence comest thou? 1 Sam. 14. what is thy country? and of what people art thou?

9 And he said unto them, I am an Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry land.

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• Ps. 146. 6. Acts 17. 24.

10 Then were the men 'exceed- Heb. with
great fear.

ingly afraid, and said unto him,
Why hast thou done this? For the
men knew that he fled from the pre-
sence of the LORD, because he had
told them.

11 Then said they unto him,
What shall we do unto thee, that the
sea 'may be calm unto us? for the
sea 7 wrought, and was tempestuous.

12 And he said unto them, P Take me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm unto you: for I know that for my sake this great tempest is upon you.

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4 Then I said, I am cast out of Ps. 31. 22. thy sight; yet I will look again 'toward thy holy temple.

r1 Kings 8.


* Ps. 69.1. Lam. 3. 54.

7 Heb. cuttings off.

b Ps. 16. 10. 8 Or, the pit.

IPs. 18. 6.

k2 Kings
17. 15.
Ps. 31. 6.
Jer. 10. 8.
& 16. 19.

1 Pa. 50. 14,
23. & 116.
17, 18.
Hos. 14. 2.
Heb. 13. 15.
m Ps. 3. 8.

• Heb.

of God: So Gen. 30. 8.

Pe. 36. 6.

& 80. 10.

5 The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.

6 I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.

7 When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: 1and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.

8 They that observe *lying vanities forsake their own mercy.

9 But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. m Salvation is of the LORD.

10 And the LORD spake unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry land.


1 Jonah, sent again, preacheth to the Ninevites. 5 Upon their repentance, 10 God repenteth. the word of the LORD came AND unto Jonah the second time, saying,

2 Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.

3 So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey.

4 And Jonah began to enter into

The Ninevites' repentance.


the city a day's journey, and a cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.

5 So the people of Nineveh b believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

6 For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth,

and sat in ashes.


7 d And he caused it to be proclaimed and published through Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste any thing: let them not feed, nor


drink water:

8 But let man and beast be covered


with sackcloth, and cry mightily unto God: yea, let them turn every one violence that is in their hands. from his evil way, and from the

9 Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?


10 And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; he had said that he would do unto and God repented of the evil, that them; and he did it not.

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2 And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet fled ch. 1. 3. before unto Tarshish: for I knew in my country? Therefore I a that thou art a b gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Ex. 34. 6. Joel 2. 13.

Ps. 86. 5.

3 Therefore now, O LORD, take, 1 Kings I beseech thee, my life from me; for d it is better for me to die than to live. 4 T Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be angry?

5 So Jonah went out of the city, and sat on the east side of the city, and there made him a booth, and sat under it in the shadow, till he might see what would become of the city.


6 And the LORD God prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceeding glad of the gourd.

ver. 8. Or, Art

thou greatly angry?

5 Or, palmerist. 6 Heb. Kikajon.

7 Heb. rejoiced with great joy.

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4 Heb. Hear, ye people, all of them. Deut. 32.1. Is. 1. 2. 5 Heb. the fulness thereof.

d Ps. 50. 7. Mal. 3. 5. e Ps. 11. 4. Jonah 2. 7. Hab. 2. 20. f Is. 26. 21.

8 Pa. 115. 3.

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Deut. 32 Amos 4. 13. Judg. 5. 5. Ps. 97. 5.


Amos 9. 5.

Hab. 3.6.10.

6 Heb.
a descent.

k 2 Kings 19.25.

ch. 3. 12.



24 Hear, all ye people; hearken, O earth, and all that therein is: and let the Lord God be witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple.


3 For, behold, the LORD cometh forth out of his place, and will come down, and tread upon the high places of the earth.


4 And the mountains shall be molten under him, and the valleys shall be cleft, as wax before the fire, and as the waters that are poured down a steep place.

5 For the transgression of Jacob is all this, and for the sins of the house of Israel. What is the transgression of Jacob? is it not Samaria? and what are the high places of Judah? are they not Jerusalem?

6 Therefore I will make Samaria kas an heap of the field, and as plantings of a vineyard: and I will pour down the stones thereof into the 1 Ezek. 18. valley, and I will 'discover the foundations thereof.


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for it is come unto Judah; he is come unto the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem.



10 Declare ye it not at Gath, weep ye not at all: in the house of Aphrah roll thyself in the dust. 11 Pass ye away, thou 'inhabitant of Saphir, having thy shame naked: the inhabitant of Zaanan came not forth in the mourning of Beth-ezel; he shall receive of you his standing.


12 For the inhabitant of Maroth 2 waited carefully for good: but "evil came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.

f ch. 1. 2. & 3. 2, 8.

b Ps. 36. 6. & 145. 9.

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13 O thou inhabitant of Lachish, bind the chariot to the swift beast: ra she is the beginning of the sin to the daughter of Zion: for the transgressions of Israel were found in thee. Therefore shalt thou give houses of Achzib shall be a lie to presents 3 to Moresheth-gath: the the kings of Israel.



15 Yet will I bring an heir unto thee, O inhabitant of a Mareshah: " he shall come unto Adullam the glory of Israel.





16 Make thee bald, and poll thee for thy delicate children; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from thee.


1 Against oppression. 4 A lamentation. 7 A reproof of injustice and idolatry. 12 A promise of restoring Jacob.

OE to them a that devise ini


WOE quity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.


18. 14, 17. 2 Kings 18.

y 2 Sam. 8.2.

Or, for

14, 15, 16.

4 That is, a lie.

Josh.15.44. Or the glory of Israel shall come, &c.


b 2 Chr. 11.

18. 15. 2.
Jer. 7. 29

c Job 1. 20.

& 22. 12.

& 16.6. & 47. 5. & 48. 37.

d Lam. 4. 5.

cir. 730. ■ Hos. 7. 6.

Ps. 36. 4.


a Is. 5. 8.

6 Or,

2 And they covet a fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a defraud.


Reproof of injustice, &c.


Cruelty of the princes.

BEFORE man and his house, even a man and of the house of Israel; Is it not for his heritage.

CHRIST cir. 730.

. Jer. 8. 3.

3 Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, against this family do I devise an evil, from which ye shall not remove your necks; neither shall Amos 5.13. ye go haughtily: for this time is evil.

Eph. 5. 16.

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Jer. 3. 2.

8 Or, walk with the wind, and lie falsely.

• Ezek.18.3.

p ch. 4. 6, 7.


11 If a man 30 walking in the spirit and falsehood do lie, saying, I will prophesy unto thee of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.

12 TPI will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of thee; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel; I will put Jer. 31.10. them together as the sheep of Bozrah, as the flock in the midst of their fold: they shall make great noise by reason of the multitude of men.

Ezek. 86.

• Hos. 8. 5.

t Is. 52. 12.



13 The breaker is come up before them: they have broken up, and have passed through the gate, and are gone out by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the LORD on the head of them.


1 The cruelty of the princes. 5 The falsehood of the prophets. 8 The security of them both. ND I said, Hear, I pray you, O

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2 Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off Jer. 5.4,5. them, and their flesh from off their bones;

3 Who also eat the flesh of my Ps. 14. 4. people, and flay their skin from off them; and they break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh within the caldron.


4 Then shall they cry unto the LORD, but he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved themselves ill in their doings.


5 T Thus saith the LORD cerning the prophets that make my people err, that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and he that putteth not into their mouths, they even prepare war against him.


6 Therefore night shall be unto you, that ye shall not have a vision; and it shall be dark unto you, 'that ye shall not divine; 1and the sun shall go down over the prophets, and the day shall be dark over them.

7 Then shall the seers be ashamed, and the diviners confounded: yea, they shall all cover their 'lips; for there is no answer of God.


8 But truly I am full of power by the spirit of the LORD, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin.

9 Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and princes of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment, and pervert all equity.

D 5

Ezek. 11.


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10 m They build up Zion with Jer. 22.13. blood, and Jerusalem with ini


11 The heads thereof judge for reward, and Pthe priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: a yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.

n Ezek. 22. 27.

Hab. 2. 12. Zeph. 3. 3. 6 Heb.


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Ezek.22.12 Hos. 4. 18.

Jer. 6. 18. 16. 48.2.

Jer. 7.4. Rom. 2. 17. • Heb.

12 Therefore shall Zion for your saying. sake be plowed as a field, and Jeru-Jer. 26. 18. salem shall become heaps, and the ch.1.6. mountain of the house as the high places of the forest.


1 The glory, 3 peace, 8 kingdom, 11 and victory of the church.

• Ps. 79. L.


UT a in the last days it shall come I.2.2, &c.

Bo pass, that the mountain of the

house of the LORD shall be established

A heads of Jacob, and ye princes in the top of the mountains, and it

Ezek. 17.

Glory, &c. of the church.



b Is. 2. 4. Joel 3. 10. 20r,scythes.

• Ps. 72. 7.

d 1 Kings 4. 25.

Zech. 8. 10.

e Jer. 2. 11. ? Zech. 10. 12.

8 Ezek. 34. 16.

Zeph. 8. 19.

Ezek. 34.


shall be exalted above the hills; and people shall flow unto it.

2 And many nations shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth of Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.


3 And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.


4 But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree; and none shall make them afraid: for the mouth of the LORD of hosts hath spoken it.

5 For all people will walk every one in the name of his god, and we will walk in the name of the LORD our God for ever and ever.

6 In that day, saith the LORD, will I assemble her that halteth, band I will gather her that is driven h Ps. 147. 2. out, and her that I have afflicted; 7 And I will make her that halted 1a remnant, and her that was cast far off a strong nation: and the LORD *shall reign over them in mount Zion from henceforth, even for ever.

18. & 37.21.

i ch. 2. 12. & 5, 3, 7, 8. & 7. 18.

Is. 9. 6. & 24. 23. Dan. 7. 14, 27. Luke 1. 33.

Rev. 11. 15. 8 Or, Edar:

Gen. 35. 21.

8 And thou, O tower of the flock, the strong hold of the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, even the first dominion; the kingdom shall come to the daughter of Jerusalem. 9 Now why dost thou cry out aloud? 1is there no king in thee? is in Is. 18. 8. thy counsellor perished? for m pangs have taken thee as a woman in travail.

1 Jer. 8. 19.

& 21. 3. Jer. 30. 6. & 50. 43.

☐ Lam.2. 16.

• Obad, 12. ch. 7. 10.

p Is. 55. 8. Rom. 11.33.

q Is. 21. 10.

r Is. 41. 15. 16. Jer. 1. 33,

10 Be in pain, and labour to bring forth, O daughter of Zion, like a woman in travail: for now shalt thou go forth out of the city, and thou shalt dwell in the field, and thou shalt go even to Babylon; there shalt thou be delivered; there the LORD shall redeem thee from the hand of thine enemies.

11 ¶ "Now also many nations are gathered against thee, that say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye look upon Zion.

12 But they know not Pthe thoughts of the LORD, neither understand they his counsel: for he shall gather them a as the sheaves into the floor.

13 Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion: for I will make thine horn

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Christ's birth and kingdom.


iron, and I will make thy hoofs brass: BEFORE and thou shalt beat in pieces many people: and I will consecrate their gain unto the LORD, and their substance unto the Lord of the whole & 23. 18. earth.


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• Dan. 2. 44. t Is. 18. 7. & 60. 6, 9. a Zech.4.14. & 6. 5.

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2 But thou, Beth-lehem Ephra-Matt. 2. 6. tah, though thou be little camong the a thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.



Ps. 90. 2.

Is. 9. 6.

Prov. 8. 22, 23.

John 1. 1. 2 Heb. the eternity. 8 ch. 4. 10.

days of

h ch. 4. 7.

3 Therefore will he give them up, until the time that she which travaileth hath brought forth: then the remnant of his brethren shall return unto the children of Israel. 4 ¶ And he shall stand and 31feed 8 Or, rule. in the strength of the LORD, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his God; and they shall abide: for now shall he be great unto the ends of the earth.

5 And this man 'shall be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.

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7 And the remnant of Jacob shallover. 3. be in the midst of many people Pas p Deut.32.2. Ps. 72.6. a dew from the LORD, as the showers & 110. 3. upon the grass, that tarrieth not for man, nor waiteth for the sons of men.

| 8 T And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the midst of many people as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep: Or, goats. who, if he go through, both treadeth down, and teareth in pieces, and none can deliver.

9 Thine hand shall be lifted up upon thine adversaries, and all thine enemies shall be cut off.

10 And it shall come to pass in Zech.9.10. that day, saith the LORD, that I will

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