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Chrilt and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw through a land that no man passed through, down, to build and to plant.

and where no man dwelt?
1 C Moreover, the word of the LORD 7 And I brought you into a plentiful coun-
came unto me, saying, Jeremiah, what seeft try, to eat the fruit thereof, and the good-
thou ? and I said, 'I lee a rod of an almond- nels thereof; but when ye entred, ye i de- i pfal. 7.so.

filed my land, and made mine heritage an
12 Then said the Lord unto me, Thou abomination.
hast well seen : for I will hasten my word to 8 The priests said not, Where is the LORD?
perform it.

and they that handle the k law, knew me not :* Mat. 2.6,7.
13 And the word of the Lord came unto the pastors also transgressed against me,' and
me the second time, saying, What seest thou ? the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked
and I said, I see 9 a feething-pot, and the after things that do not profit

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face thereof was † towards the north. 9 1 Wherefore I will yet plead with you,

14 Then the Lord said unto me, Out of faith the Lord, and m with your childrens "Exod. 20.5;

their north an evil | shall break forth upon children will I plead. Heb. jhall be all the inhabitants of the land.

10 For pass fover the isles of Chittim, and tor, over tog 15 For lo, I will s call all the families of fee; and send unto Kedar, and consider dili46.17.24. the kingdoms of the north, faith the Lord, gently, and see if there be such a thing.

and they shall come, and they shall set eve- II Hath a nation changed their gods, - Mic. 4. s:
ry one his throne at the entring of the gates which are o yet no gods ? P but my people chap. 16. 200
of Jerusalem, and against all the walls there have changed their glory, for that which Rom. v. zzo
of round about, and against all the cities of doth not profit.
Judah.

12 9 Be astonished, O ye heavens, at this, 9 Ifa. 1. 2.
16 And I will utter my judgments against and be horribly afraid, be ye very desolate, Chap. 6. 190
them touching all their wickedness, who faith the Lord.
have forsaken me, and have burnt incense 13 For my people have committed two
unto other gods, and worshipped the works evils : they have forsaken me the fountain of 'Pfal..36. 9i
of their own hands.

living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, . ? 1 Kings 18.

17 Thou therefore gird up thy loyns, broken cisterns that can hold no water.
and arise, and speak unto them all that I com- 14 | Is Israel a servant ? is he a hom-
mand thee : " be not dismayed at their faces, born slave? why is he † spoiled ?

Heb.become left 1 * confound thee before them.

15 The young lions rored upon him, and 18 For behold, I have made thee this day yelled, and they made his land waste : his *Heb. gave ou

* a defenced city, and an iron pillar, and cities are burnt without inhabitant. Chap: 6. 27. brasen walls against the whole land, against 16"Also the children of Noph and · Ta-Chap. 4307,

the kings of Judah, against the princes there- hapanes † have broken the crown of thy to; fed on clip
of, againit the priests thereof, and against the head.
people of the land.

17 · Hast thou not procured this unto Ifa. 8. 8.
19 And they shall fight against thee, but thy self, in that thou hast forsaken the 'Chap. 4. 184
they shall not prevail against thee : for I am LORD thy God, when he led thee by the
with thee, faith the LORD, to deliver thee. way?
CHA P. II.

18 And now what hast thou to do in the
I God having Mewed his former kindness, ex- way of Egypt, to drink the waters of Sihor?

postulateth with the Jews their caufeless re- or what halt thou to do in the way of Assy-
volt, 9 beyond any example. 14 They are the ria, to drink the waters of the river ?
causes of their own calamities. 20 The fins 19 Thine own“ wickedness shall correct vlla. 3. »
of Judah. 31 Her confidence is rejected. thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: Hol so se

Oreover, the word of the LORD came know therefore and see, that it is an evil
to me, saying,

thing and bitter, that thou haft forsaken the
2 Go, and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in
saying, Thus faith the Lord, I remember thee, faith the Lord God of hosts.
* Thee, the kindness of thy - youth, the love 20 For of old time I have broken thy
of thine espousals, when thou wentest after yoke, and burst thy bands, and thou saidīt,
me in the wilderness, in a land that was I will not transgress : when * upon every #0r, Sertei
not fown.

high hill, and under every green tree thou Chap: 2.*. 6 Israel was holiness unto the LORD, wanderest

, playing the harlot. and c the first-fruits of his increase :

21 Yet I had y planted thee a noble vine, 'Exod. 15. 17. Schap. 1. it that devour him, thill offend ; evil Mall wholly a right seed : how then art thou X 50 %.

come upon thcm, faith the LORD. turned into 2 the degenerate plant of a strange Morphy is

4 Hear ye the word of the LORD, O vine unto me? house of Jacob, and all the families of the 22 For though thou - wash thee with Luke 20.99 house of Israel.

nitre, and take thee much sope, yet thine Job 9.30. 5 ( Thus faith the LORD, e What ini- iniquity is marked before me, faith the Lord Job 14. 17.

quity have your fathers found in me, that God. Jonah 2.8. they are gone far from me, * and have walked 23 How canst thou say, I am not polluted, & Ifa.63.9,11, after vanity, and are become vain ?

I have not gone after Baalim ? see thy way 6 Neither said they, Where is the LORD in the valley, know what thou hast done : ** Or, O Swift that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, thou art a swift dromedary traversing her that led us through the wildernels, through ways.

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26efoze 24 | A wild ass fused to the wilderness, 2 Lift up thine eyes unto the high places, 75efore Chrilt

that snuffeth up the wind at * her pleasure, and fee where thou hast not been dien with: Chult

in her occasion who can t turn her away
629. all they that seek her, will not weary them- Arabian in the wilderness,

Arabian in the wilderness, and thou hast 629.
Job 39.5,&c. selves, in her month they shall find her.

polluted the land with thy whoredoms, and lick, 10.1.77 25 Withhold thy foot from being unshod, with thy wickedness. Heb, raughts and thy throat from thirst: but - thou faidīt, 3 Therefore the d showers have been with d Deut. 28.24.

# There is no hope. No, for I have loved holden, and there hath been no latter rain, 1 or, reverse it. Itrangers, and after them will I go. and thou hadít a ' whores forehead, thou Chap.6.rs. d Chap. 18.12. 26 As the thief is alhamed when he is refusedst to be ashamed.

found : so is the house of Israel ashamed ; 4 Wilt thou not from this time cry unto Zeph. 3 s. they, their kings, their princes, and their me, My father, thou art f the guide of my 'Prov. 2. 17. priests, and their prophets,

youth? 27 Saying to a îtock, Thou art my father ;

58 Will he reserve his anger for ever ? & pfal. 101.9. * Os, begszen me, and to a stone, Thou hast

brought me will he keep it to the end ? Behold, thou "a. 57.10. + Hebe the hinder forth : for they have turned † their back haft spoken and done evil things as thou part of the necko unto me, and not their face : but in the couldīt.

time of their trouble they will say, Arise, 6 The Lord said also unto me in the cir. 612, and save us.

days of Josiah the king, Haft thou seen Ver. 10. 28 But fwhere are thy gods that thou hast that which backsliding Israel hath done? The made thee? let them arise if they % can save is gone up upon every high mountain, and 'Chap. 2.203 thee in the time of thy | trouble : for h under

every green tree, and there hath play$ Chap. 11.13. cording to the number of thy cities, are thyed the harlot. gods, Judah.

7 And I said after she had done all these
29 Wherefore will ye plead with me? ye things, Turn thou unto me; but the return-
all have transgressed against me, faith the ed not: and her treacherous * fifter Judah Ezek. 16.46

faw it.
30 In vain have I i smitten your children, 8 And I saw, when for all the causes where-
they received no correction : your own sword by backsliding Israel committed adultery, I
hath k devoured your prophets, like a de- had put her away, and given her a bill of di-
stroying lion.

vorce: yet her treacherous sister Judah feared
31 O generation, see ye the word of not, but went and played the harlot also.
the LORD: ' have I been a wilderness unto 9 And it came to pass through the t tos, fazer

Ifrael ? a land of darkness? wherefore saylightness of her whoredom, that the defiled * Heb. We have my people, * We are lords, we will come the land, and committed adultery with stones no more unto thee ?

and with stocks. 32 Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a 10 And yet for all this, her treacherous bride her attire ? yet my people have forgot- fister Judah hath not turned unto me ' with 12 Chr. 34. .si ten me days without number.

her whole heart, but | feignedly, faith the Holobed in 33 Why trimmest thou thy way to seek LORD. love ? therefore haft thou also taught the

II And the LORD said unto me, m The • Ezek, 16.517 wicked ones thy ways.

backsliding Israel hath justified her self more 34 Also in thy skirts is found the blood than treacherous Judah.

of the souls of the poor innocents : I have 12 Go, and proclaim these words tof Heb. digging. not found it by † secret search, but upon ward the north, and say, Return, thou backall these.

Niding Israel, faith the Lord, and I will not 35 Yet thou sayst, Because I am innocent, cause mine anger to fall upon you : for I surely his anger shall turn from me : behold, am " merciful, faith the Lord, and I will • Pfal.86.15. I will plead with thee, because thou fayst, Í not keep anger for ever. have not sinned.

13 Only acknowledge thine iniquity that Why gaddest thou about so much thou_halt transgressed against the LORD

to change thy way ? * thou also shalt be a- thy God, and haft scattered thy ways to • z Chr. 28.16, Ihamed of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of the strangers under every green tree, and Assyria.

ye have not obeyed my voice, faith the 37 Yea, thou shalt go forth from him, and LORD. Pz Sam. 13.19. p thine hands upon thine head : for the 14 Turn, O backsliding children, faith the

LORD hath rejected thy confidences, and LORD, o for I am married unto you : and • Chap. 31. 32.
thou shalt not prosper in them.

I will take you one of a city, and two of a
CHA P. III.

family, and I will bring you to Zion.
I Gods great mercy in Judahs vile whore- 15 And I will give you P pastors accord- Chap. 25. 4:
dom. 6 Judah is worse than Ifrael. 12 The ing to mine heart, which thall feed you with Ezek 14:23

4.11. promises of the gospel to the penitent. 20 knowledge and understanding. Ifrael reproved and called by God, maketh 16 And it shall come to pass wen ye be å solemn confession of their sins.

multiplied and increased in the land; in say, If a man put away,

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ed ? but thou hast played the harlot with they visit it, neither shall † that be done any

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25efoze 17. At that time they shall call Jerusalem 6 Set up the standard towards Zion: * re- Before Chritt the throne of the LORD, and all the nations tire, 1tay not ; for I will bring evil from the

Chua shall be gathered unto it, 9 to the name of k north, and a great f destruction. CIL. 612.

cit. 612. the Lord, to Jerusalem: neither shall they | The lion is come up from his thicket,

* Or, Arengian, I walk any more after the # imagination of and the destroyer of the Gentiles is on his Chap. i.is, # Or, stubborne their evil heart.

way ;

he is gone forth from his place m to + Heb. breezingo 18 In those days s the house of Judah shall make thy land desolate, and thy cities shall Dan. 7. 4. walk * with the house of Israel, and they be laid waste, without an inhabitant. shall come together out of the land of the 8 For this " gird you with fackcloth, la- "Chap. 6. 24 north, to the land that I have † given for ment and howl: for the fierce anger of the an inheritance unto your fathers.

LORD is not turned back from us. 19 But I said, How shall I put thee among 9 And it shall come to pass at that day, • Pfal. 106.24. the children, and give thee a ť pleasant faith the LORD, that the heart of the king

land, * a goodly heritage of the hosts of nati- shall perish, and the heart of the princes : 11.16, 41, 45, ons? and I said, Thou shalt call, me, My fa- and the priests shall be astonished, and the Hebo lant of ther, and shalt not turn away t from me. prophets shall wonder.

20 q Surely, as a wife treacherously de- 10 Then said I, Ah Lord God, o surely • Ezek. 14.

parteth from her husband : so " have you thou hast greatly deceived this people, and 1. Helbo from af- dealt treacherously with me, O house of if- Jerusalem, P saying, Ye shall have peace ; &chapis: # Heb. friend. rael, saith the LORD.

whereas the sword reacheth unto the soul. 21 A voice was heard upon the high pla

'IL At that time shall it be said to this ces, weeping and supplications of the chil- people, and to Jerusalem, 9 A dry wind of dren of Israel: for they have perverted their the high places in the wilderness toward the way, and they have forgotten the LORD daughter of my people, not to fan, nor to their God.

cleanse, 22 * Return, ye backsliding children, and - 12 Éven f a full wind from those places I will heal your backslidings : behold, we lhall come unto me : now also will I * give Heb. serier come unto thee, for thou art the LORD sentence against them. our God.

13 Behold, he shall come up as clouds, 23 Truly in vain is salvation hoped for and his chariots shall be as a whirlwind : Selfars: 28. from the hills, and from the multitude of his horses are swifter than eagles: wo unto mountains : z truly in the LORD our God us, for we are spoiled. is the salvation of Israel.

14 O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from *Isa. I. 15. 24 · For Ahame hath devoured the labour wickedness, that thou mayst be saved: how of our fathers from our youth ; their flocks long hall thy vain thoughts lodge within and their herds, their sons and their daugh

thee?

15 For a voice declareth " from Dan, and Chap. 8. 16, 25 We lie down in our shame, and our publisheth affliction from mount Ephraim. confusion covereth us : for we have sinned 16 Make ye mention to the nations, behold, against the Lord our God, we and our publish against Jerusalem, that watchers come fathers from our youth even unto this day, from a far country, and give out their voice and have not obeyed the voice of the LORD against the cities of Judah. our God.

17 As keepers of a field are they against CH A P. IV.

her round about; because she hath been rei God calleth Israel by his promise. 3 He bellious against me, saith the LORD. exhorteth Fudah to repentance by fearful

18 * Thy way and thy doings have procu- s pfal. 107.17. judgments. 19 A grievous lamentation for red these things unto thee, this is thy wickthe miseries of Judah.

edness, becaule it is bitter, because it reachF thou wilt return, O Israel, faith the eth unto thine heart.

LORD, a return unto me : and if thou 19 Myy bowels, my bowels, I am pain- la.15. so de 22. Joci a, 12. wilt put away thine abominations out of my

ed at ť my very heart, my heart maketh a 11.&11

. 3 fight, then shalt thou not remove.

noise in me, I cannot hold my peace, because 2 6 And thou thalt fwear, The Lord li- thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the Hebrer els sice Chap. s. 2. veth, in truth, in judgment, and in righ- trumpet, the alarm of war.

teousness; d and the nations Thall bless 20 ? Destruction upon destruction is cried, -pfal.42.70 themselves in him, and in him shall they for the whole land is spoiled : suddenly are Ezek. 7o 26 glory.

my tents spoiled, and my curtains in a mo3 For thus faith the LORD to the men

of Judah and Jerusalem, Break up your fal- 21 How long shall I see the standard, and & Matthe 13. 7, low-ground, and : sow not among thorns.

hear the sound of the trumpet ?
- Circumcise your selves to the LORD, 22 For my people is foolish, they have
and take away the foreskins of

not known me, they are sottish children,
ye men of Judah, and inhabitants of Jerufat and they have none understanding : they
sem : left my fury come forth like fire, and are wise to do evil, but to do good they
burn that none can quench it, because of have no knowledge.
the evil of your doings.

I beheld the earth, and lo, it was bisa. 24. 19
5 Declare ye in Judah, and publish in Je- without form and void : and the heavens,
rusalem, and say, Blow ye the trumpet in

and they had no light.
the land : cry, gather together, and say, i Af- I beheld the mountains, and lo, they
semble your felves, and let us go into the trembled, and all the hills moved lightly;
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25 I beheld, and lo, there was no man, them to the full, they then committed adul- Before Chritt and all the birds of the heavens were fled. tery, and assembled themselves by troops Chuit

26 I beheld, and lo, the fruitful place was in the harlots houses. a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were 8 . They were as fed horses in the mor- Erck. 22.116

cir. 612. broken down at the presence of the LORD, ning : every one neighed after his neighand by his fierce anger.

bours wife. 27 For thus hath the LORD said, The 9° Shall I not visit for these things? faith over

. 29. Chogo * Chap. s. 1o, whole land shall be desolate ; d yet will I thé Lord: and shall not my soul be aven18. & 30.11.& not make a full end.

ged on such a nation as this? 28 For this shall the earth mourn, and the 10 p Go ye up upon her walls, and P Chap. 39. 6; heavens above be black: because I have spo destroy, 9 but make not a full end : take a Chap. 4. 679 ken it, I have purposed it, and will not re- away her battlements, for they are not the pent, neither will I turn back from it.

29 The whole city shall flee, for the noise u For ' the house of Ifrae!, and the house - Chap. 3. 201 of the horsemen and bowmen, they shall go of Judah have dealt very treacherously ainto thickets, and climb up upon the rocks: gainst me, faith the LORD. every city Mall be forsaken, and not a man 12 · They have belied the LORD, and

' 2 Chr. 36.16, dwell therein.

said, - It is not he, neither shall evil come Chap. 4. 10. 30 And when thou art spoiled, what wilt upon us, neither shall we see sword nor fathou do? Though thou clothest thy self mine :

with crimson, though thou deckelt thee with 13. And the prophets shall become wind,
"Ezek
. 23.40. ornaments of gold, though thou rentest thy and the word is not in them : thus shall it

# face with painting, in vain shalt thou make be done unto them.
thy self fair, thy lovers will despise thee, they 14 Wherefore thus faith the Lord God
will seek thy life.

of hosts, Because ye speak this word," be- " Chap. i. Se
31 For I have heard a voice as of a wo- hold, I will make my words in thy mouth
man in travail, and the anguish as of her fire, and this people wood, and it shall de-
that bringeth forth her firit child, the voice Your them.
of the daughter of Zion : that bewaileth 15 Lo, I will bring a * nation upon you ifa. s. 26. .
her self, that spreadech her hands, Saying, from far, O house of Israel, saith the LORD:Shima:
Wo is me now, for my soul is wearied be- it is a mighty nation, it is an ancient nation,
cause of murderers.

a nation whose language thou knowest noty CH A P. V.

neither understandelt what they say. The judgments of God upon the Jews, for their 16 Their quiver is as an open sepulchre, perver seness, 7 for their adulterý, 10 for they are all mighty men. their impiety, 19 for their contempt of God, 17 And they shall eat up thine harvest, Lcv, 26; 7s. 25 and for their great corruption in the and thy bread, which thy sons and thy daughcivil ftate, 30 and ecclesiastical.

ters Thould eat : they shall eat up thy flocks cit. 612.

and thine herds; they shall eat up thy vines Un ye to and fro through the streets of and thine herds ;

Jerusalem, and see now and know, and and thy fig-trees : they thall impoverish thy * Ezek. 22. 30. ltck in the broad places thereof, if ye can

fenced cities wherein thou truitedit, with
b if there be any that executeth the sword.
judgment, that feeketh the truth, and I will 18 Nevertheless in those days, faith the
pardon it.

Lord, I ’ will not make a full end with 'Chap.4.297 Chap14, 2

2 And though they say, · The LORD li- you, veth, surely they swear fallly.

19. And it shall come to pass when ye

· Chap. 13. aga 3 O Lord, are not thine eyes upon the shall say, - Wherefore doth the LORD our &16.106 truth? thou hast d stricken them, but they God all these things unto us ? then shalt have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, thou answer them, Like as ye have forsaken but e they have refused to receive correcti- me, and served ftrange gods in your land ; on: they have made their faces harder than so thall ye serve strangers in a land that is a rock, they have refused to return.

not yours. À Therefore I said, Surely these are poor,

26 Declare this in the house of Jacob, Chap. 6. 7. they are foolish : for f they know not the and publish it in Judah, saying,

way of the LORD, nor the judgment of 21 Hear now this, O foolish people, 61fa.6. 9. Ezek: their God.

and without $ understanding, which have "2. 2: Matth. 5 I will get me unto the great men, and eyes and see not, which have ears and hear 11.40. Acts will speak unto them ; for: they have known not :

the way of the LORD, and the judgment of 22 Fear ye not me? faith the LORD: will + Heb. hasta Psal. 2. 3:

their God: but these have altogether h bro- ye not tremble at my presence, which have
ken the yoke, and burst the bonds. placed the fand for the · bound of the sea, « jobsz8. 10,

6 Wherefore i a lion out of the forest by a perpetual decree that it cannot pass it; 11. rial. 104 & pfal. 104.20. fhall Nay them, and k a wolf of the * evenings and though the waves thereof toss themselves,

shall spoil them, ' a leopard Niall watch over yet can they not prevail; though they rore,
their cities : every one that goeth out thence yet can they not pass over it ?
shall be torn in pieces : because their trans- 23 But this people hath a revolting and a

gressions are many, and their backslidings rebellious heart : they are revolted and
Heb, are strong.
are increased.

gone.
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them a reproach : they bave to delight in Chritt season : he reserveth unto us the appointed them a reproach : đift

it. weeks of the harvest. cir. 612.

25 | Your iniquities have turned away 11 Therefore I am full of the fury of the these things, and your fins have withholden LORD: I am weary with holding in : I will good things from you.

pour it out upon the children abroad, and 26 For among my people are found wick- upon the assembly of young men together:

for even the husband with the wife ihall be to Olio sher pry as ed men: † they e lay wait as he that setteth

snares, they set a trap, they catch men. taken, the aged with him that is full of
27 As a . cage is full of birds, so are their

days.

12 And f their houses shall be turned un- ' Deut. 19.70. houses full of deceit : therefore they are become great, and waxen rich.

to others, with their fields and wives toge28 They are waxen f fatthey shine: yea,

ther : for I will stretch out my hand upon they overpass the deeds of the wicked: they the inhabitants of the land, saith the LORD.

judge not s the cause, the cause of the fa- 13 For from the least of them even unto 1,100,1... therless, - yet they prosper : and the right the greatest of them, every one is given to of the needy do they not judge.

& covetousness; and from the prophet even Ifa. 56. 11. 29 i Shall I not visit for these things? faith unto the priest, every one dealeth falsy. the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged 14. They have h healed also the * hurt of 21. 11. on such a nation as this?

the daughter of my people flightly, saying, chap. 3. !! 30 q * A wonderful and horrible thing Peace, peace, when ihere is no peace. ment and filthie is committed in the land.

15 Were they i ashamed when they had or, treach

committed abomination? nay, they were & 5.12! á Chap. 14. 14.

31 The prophets prophesie k falsly, and , 25, 26. the priests 7 bear rule by their means, and not at all aflamed, neither could they blush: + or, take into my people love to have it so: and what will therefore they shall fall among them that ye do in the end thereof?

fall: at the time that I visit them, they thall
CH A P. VI.

be cast down, saith the LORD.
i The enemies sent against Judah, 4 encou- 16 Thus faith the Lord, Stand ye in the

rage themselves. 6 God setteth them on ways and fee, and ask for the k old paths, 11. 8. 20.
work because of their sins. 9 The pro- where is the good way, and walk therein, mal. 4.4.".
phet lamenteth the judgments of God be- and ye shall find 'rest for your souls : but Luke 16. 29.
cause of their fins. 18 He proclaimeth they said, We will not walk therein.
Gods wrath. 26 He calleth the people 17 Also I set m watchmen over you, say- Isa. 21. 11.

to mourn for the judgment on their fins. ing, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet: Hab. 2.1. cir. 612. Ye children of Benjamin, gather your but they said, We will not hearken.

selves to flee out of the midst of Jeru- 18 Therefore hear, ye nations, and

falem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa: and know, "O congregation, what is among : Chap. I. 14. set up a sign of fire in Beth-haccerem: for

them.
evil appeareth out of the north, and great 19 Hear, O earth, behold, I will bring
destruction.

evil upon this people, even the fruit of° Prov. 1. 31. 2 I have likened the daughter of Zion, to their thoughts, because they have not heark* Or, dwelling a * comely and delicate woman.

ned unto my words, nor to my law, but 3 The shepherds with their flocks shall rejected it. come unto her: they shall pitch their tents 20 P To what purpose cometh there to & so: 4,5,5

. against her round about: they shall feed e- me incense 9 from Sheba? and the sweet la. 1. 11. & very one in his place.

cane from a far country? your burnt-offer- Amos s. 21. 4 Prepare ye war against her : arise and ings are not acceptable; nor your sacrifices Mila..... let us go up at noon : wo unto us, for the sweet unto me. day goeth away, for the shadows of the 21 Therefore thus faith the LORD, Beevening are stretched out.

hold, I will lay stumbling-blocks before this
5. Arise, and let us go by night, and let people, and the fathers and the sons toge-
us destroy her palaces.

ther shall fall upon them : the neighbour
6 [ For thus hath the Lord of hosts and his friend shall perish.
said, Hew ye down trees, and t cast a

22 Thus faith the Lord, Behold, a people. Chap. 1. 15. mount against Jerusalem : this is the city to cometh from the north-country, and a & s. is.& 10 . be visited, she is wholly oppression in the great nation shall be raised from the sides of 22. & 50. 41, midst of her.

the earth. b As a fountain casteth out her waters, 23 They shall lay hold on bow and spear: * Psal. ss. 3, so she casteth out her wickedness: · vio- they are cruel, and have no mercy: their

lence and spoil is heard in her, before me voice roreth like the sea, and they ride upEzck. 7. 11, continually is grief and wounds.

on horses, set in aray as men for war against 8 Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, left d thee, O daughter of Zion. # Heb. be too cd, my soul depart from thee : Ieft I make thee

24

We have heard the fame thereof: our Chap. 4. 31, os, disjointedo defolate, a land not inhabited.

hands wax feeble: s anguish hath taken hold 6.49.24. 9 Thus faith the LORD of hosts, They of us, and pain, as of a woman in travail. shall throughly glean the remnant of Israel as 25 Go not forth into the field, nor walk a vine : turn back thine hand as a grape by the way; for the sword of the enemy gatherer into the baskets.

and fear is on every side. 10 To whom shall I speak and give warn• Chap. 7. 26. ing, that they may hear? behold, their

26 O daughter of my people, gird thee Chap. 4. 8.

with läckcloth, and wallow thy self in afhes : - Mic. 1. 10. ear is uncircumciled, and they cannot hear

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