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Wherefore come these things upon me? for cir. 602,

cir. 602. 6 And it came to pass after many days, that the greatness of thine iniquity are i thy skirts the Lord said unto me, Arise, go to Eu- discovered, and thy heels # made bare. phrates, and take the girdle from thence, 23 Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or 1182.17.213

. which I commanded thee to hide there. the leopard his spots? then may. ye also do Nab. 2:33

7 Then I went to Euphrates and digged, good, that are accustomed to do evil. and took the girdle from the place where I 24 Therefore will I scatter them as the * Heb. ianybe

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had hid it; and behold, the girdle was mar- stubble that passeth away by the wind of the
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wilderness.
8 Then the word of the LORD came 25 This is thy lot, the portion of thy
unto me, saying,

measures from me, faith the LORD; be-
9 Thus faith the LORD, After this manner cause thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in
will I mar the pride of Judah, and the great falfhood.
pride of Jerusalem.

26 Therefore k will I discover thy skirts Lam. 1. . 10 This evil people which refuse to hear upon thy face, that thy shame may appear. Or, Ambbeina my words, which walk in the * imagination 27' I have seen thine adulteries, and thy Hof. 2. 10. of their heart, and walk after other gods to

Chap 5 f. neighings, the lewdness of thy whoredom, serve them, and to worship them, shall even and thine abominations m on the hills in Ifa. 65.7. be as this girdle, which is good for nothing. the fields : wo unto thee, O Jerusalem, wilt Ezek

. 6.3. 11 For as the girdle cleaveth to the loyns thou not be made clean? t when shall it I Heboaria of a man ; so have I caused to cleave unto

once be ?
me the whole house of Israel, and the whole

CHA P. XIV.
house of Judah, faith the LORD; that they i The grievous famine, 7 caufeth Jeremiah
might be unto me for a people, and for a to pray. 10 The Lord will not be intreated
name, and for a praise, and for a glory: but for the people. 13 Lying prophets are no.
they would not hear.

excuse for them. 17 Jeremiah is moved to
12 | Therefore thou shalt speak unto complain for them.
them this word, Thus faith the LORD God "He word of the LORD that came to cir. 601,

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wine : and they shall say unto thee, Do we 2 Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof of the deartes, s,
not certainly know, that every bottle shall languilh, they are black unto the ground,
be filled with wine ?

and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.
13 Then shalt thou say unto them, Thus 3 And their nobles have sent their little
faith the LORD, Behold, I will fill all the ones to the waters, they came to the pits,
inhabitants of this land, even the kings that and found no water, they returned with
sit upon Davids throne, and the priests, and their vessels empty : they were ashamed and

the prophets, and all the inhabitants of Jeru- confounded, and covered their heads. Ifa. 51.17,21. falem with drunkenness.

4 Because the ground is chapt, for there 14 And I will dash them + one against ano- was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were

ther, even the fathers and the sons together, alhamed, they covered their heads. gainst his brother. faith the LORD: I will not pity, nor spare, 5 Yea, the hind also calved in the field, Heb. from de- nor have mercy, # but destroy them. and forsook it, because there was no grass. Atroying them, 15 (Hear ye, and give ear, be not proud: 6 And b the wild afles did stand in the Chap. 2. 24. for the LORD hath spoken.

high places, they snuffed up the wind like b Josh. 7. 19. 16 6 Give glory to the LORD your God dragons : their eyes did fail because there

before he caule < darkness, and before your was no grafs.
feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and 7 TO LORD, though our iniquities te-

d look for light, he turn it into stifie against us, do thou it for thy names
the shadow of death, and make it gross fake : for our backslidings are many, we
darkness.

have sinned against thee.
17 But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall 8 O the hope of Israel, the saviour thereof
weep in secret places for your pride, and € in time of trouble, why shouldst thou be as a
mine eye shall weep, fore, and run down stranger in the land, and as a way-faring man,
with tears, because the Lords flock is car- that turneth aside to tarry for a night?
ried away captive.

9 Why shouldst thou be as a man aftonied, 18 Say unto the king, and to the queen, as a mighty man that cannot save? yet thou, Osobiead-tiret. Humble your felves, sit down ; for your O Lord, art in the midst of us, and † we + Heb. thy name principalities shall come down, even the are called by thy name, leave us not.

is called upon #. crown of your glory,

10 Thus faith the LORD unto this See Chap. :: 19 The cities of the south shall be shut people, · Thus have they loved to wander, a Hol. 1. 13. up, and none ihall open them ; Judah shall they have not refrained their feet, therefore & be carried away captive all of it, it shall be the LORD doth not accept them ; "he chap. 7. 16. wholly carried away.captive.

will now remember their iniquity, and visit iprov. 1.98. 20 Lift

up your eyes, and behold them that their sins. come from the north : where is the flock 11 Then said the LORD unto me, o Pray Chap. 11.11. that was given thee, thy beautiful flock ? not for this people for their good.

21 W’hat wilt thou say when he shall + pu- { When they fast I will not hear their Zech. 7.7,13, nish thee? (for thou hast taught them to be cry, and : when they offer burnt-offering & 7.21, 22. captains, and as chief over thee) shall not

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Such as are for death, to death ; and fuch Chill cit.: cir. 601. by the famine, and by the pestilence. as are for the sword, to the sword; and such

cir. 601. 13 | Then said I, Ah Lord God, be- as are for the famine, to the famine; and

d hold, the prophets say unto them, Ye shall such as are for the captivity, to the captivity. Ezek.; 1, 11:

not see the sword, neither shall ye have fa- 3. And I will e appoint over them four Lev. 28.10, Hebo peace of mine, but I will give you f assured

* kinds, saith the Lord; the sword to Nay, &c. this place.

and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the 'Chap. 7. 35. 14. Then the Lord said unto me, The heaven, and the beasts of the earth, to deChap. 23. 21. prophets prophesie lies in my name, ” I vour and destroy. & 27. us. & fent them not, neither have I commanded 4 And t I will cause them to be s remo

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them, neither spake unto them : they pro- ved into all kingdoms of the earth; because removing. phesie unto you a false vision and divinati- of " Manasseh the son of Hezekiah king of Chapter 28,2% on, and a thing of nought, and the deceit Judah, for that which he did in Jerusalem. Ezek. 2 3. 4** of their heart.

5 For i who shall have pity upon thee, & 23. 36. & 15 Therefore thus faith the Lord con- O Jerusalem ? or who ihall bemone thee ? '1a.';1.19. cerning the prophets that prophesie in or who shall go aside # to ask how thou 1 Heb. to ask my name, and I sent them not, yet they say, dost? Sword and famine shall not be in this land,

6 Thou hast forsaken me, faith the LORD,
By sword and famine shall those prophets thou art gone backward : therefore will i
be consumed.

stretch out my hand against thee, and destroy
16 And the people to whom they pro- thee ; k I am weary with repenting.
phesie, shall be cast out in the streets of Je- 7 And I will fan them with a fan in the
rusalem, because of the famine, and the gates of the land : I will bereave them of *
sword, and they shall have none to bury children, I will destroy my people, sith they
them, them, their wives, nor their fons, nor return not from their ways.
their daughters: for I will pour their wic-

8 Their widows are increased to me a-
kedness
upon them.

bove the sand of the seas : I have brought 17 | Therefore thou shalt say this word upon them t against the mother of the for, against the L. 60 Chap. 9. 1. unto them, 'Let mine eyes run down with young men, a spoiler at noon-day: I have mother-city

tears night and day, and let them not cease: caused bim to fall upon it suddenly, and ter-spoiline, Heb. in Lam. 1. 16. &

for the virgin daughter of my people is rors upon the city.
broken with a great breach, with a very

9 She that hath born seven, languisheth : 1.5m. z. s. grievous blow.

she hath given up the ghost, her fun is - Amos 8.9, 18 If I go forth into the field, then be- gone down while it was yet day: The hath hold the slain with the sword ; and if I en- been ashamed and confounded, and the reter into the city, then behold them that are sidue of them will I deliver to the sword fick with famine; yea, both the prophet and before their enemies, faith the LORD. the priest

go about into a land that they 10 " Wo is me, my mother, that thou Job 3. 1, &ci know not.

hast born me a man of strife, and a man of 19 Haft thou utterly rejected Judah ? contention to the whole earth : I have nei

hath thy soul lothed Zion ? why halt thou ther lent on usury, nor men have lent to Chap. So 31., smitten us, and there is no healing for us? me on usury, yet every one of them doth in Chap.8.150 m we looked for peace, and there is no

curse me.
good ; and for the time of healing, and be- 11 The Lord said, Verily it shall be
hold trouble.

well with thy remnant, verily 1 I will cause #0r, I will f* 20 We acknowledge, O LORD, our wick- the enemy to entreat thee well in the time for show, • Pfal. 106. 6. edness, and the iniquity of our fathers : for of evil, and in the time of affliction. we have sinned against thee.

12 Shall iron break the northern iron, 21 Do not abhor 1s, for thy names fake, and the steel do not disgrace the throne of thy glory: re- 13 Thy substance and thy treasures will member, break not thy covenant with us. I give to the o spoil without price, and that Pfal. 44. 137

Chap 1: 3. 22 ° Are there any among P the vanities for all thy sins, even in all thy borders. PDeut. 32. 21, of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can 14 And I will make thee to pass with thine 14,7357. the heavens give showers ? 4 art not thou enemies, into a land which thou knoweft not :

he, O Lord our God ? therefore we will for a P fire is kindled in mine anger, which e Deut. 32. 22;
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15 TO LORD, thou knowelt, remember
CH A P. XV.

me, and visit me, and revenge me of my
i The utter rejection and manifold judgments persecutors, take me not away in thy long-

of the Jews. 10 Jeremiah complaining of luffering : know that for thy fake I have
their Spite, receiveth a promise for him- suffered rebuke.
self, 12 and a threatning for them. 15 He 16 Thy words were found, and I did 94 Ezek. 3.1, 3;

prayeth, 19 andreceivet ha gracious promise. eat them, and thy word was unto me the joy cir. 601. Hen said the LORD unto me,. Though and rejoycing of mine heart, for * I am cal- * Heb the name

b Moses and · Samuel stood before led by thy name, O LORD God of hosts. • Exod.jr. 11, me, yet my mind could not be toward this 17. I lát not in the assembly of the mock-'Fla!!, 1.80 * i Sam. %... people ; cast them out of my light, and let ers, nor rejoyced : I fat alone because of them go forth.

thy hand : for thou hast filled me with in-
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the LORD 'pronounced all this great evil Chrilt wound incurable cohich refuseth to be heal

ed? wilt thou be altogether unto me as a against us? or what is our iniquity? or what cir. 601. Chap. 30. is. liar, and i as waters that + fail ?

is our sin that we have committed against Chapo'sh; Job ads,&c. 19 q Therefore thus faith the LORD, the LORD our God? If thou return, then will I bring thee again,

11 Then shalt thou say unto them, Bei zech. 3. 7. and thou shalt stand before me: and if thou cause your fathers have forsaken me, faith Ezek. 22. 26. x take forth the precious from the vile, thou the LORD, and have walked after other

shalt be as my mouth: let them return un- gods, and have served them, and have wor-
to thee, but return not thou unto them. Thipped them, and have forsaken me, and

20 And I will make thee unto this people have not kept my law: Chap. 1. 18. a fenced brasen y wall, and they shall fight 12 And ye have done i worse than your 'Chap. 7i zh Chap.20.15, against thee, but ? they fhall not prevail a- fathers, (for behold, ye walk every one after

gainst thee: for I am with thee to save thee, the # imagination of his evil heart, that they for Pation
and to deliver thee, saith the LORD. may not hearken unto me)
21 And I will deliver thee out of the hand 13

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of the wicked, and I will redeem thee out land, into a land that ye know not, neither
of the hand of the terrible.

ye nor your fathers, and there shall ye serve CH A P. XVI.

other gods day and night, where I will not I The prophet under the types of abstaining thew you favour.

from marriage, from houses of mourning and 14 | Therefore behold, the days come,' Ila, feasting, foresheweth the utter ruin of the faith the LORD, that it shall no more be

Chap: 23-1, .
Fews, 10 because they were worse than said, The LORD liveth that brought up
their fathers. 14 Their return from cap-

the children of Israel' out of the land of
tivity Mall be stranger than their delive- Egypt;
rance out of Egypt. 16 God will doubly 15 But, The Lord liveth that brought
recompense their idolatry.

up

the children of Israel from the land of the cir. 601. He word of the LORD came also un- north, and from all the lands whither he had to me, saying,

driven them: and I will bring them again
I Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither into their land that I gave unto their fa-
shalt thou have sons nor daughters in this thers.
place.

16 | Behold, I will send for many fish- - Amos +
3 For thus faith the LORD concerning ers, faith the LORD, and they shall fish Habi. is.
the sons and concerning the daughters that them; and after will I send for many hun-
are born in this place, and concerning their ters, and they shall hunt them from every
mothers that bare them, and concerning

and concerning mountain, and from every hill, and out of their fathers that begat them in this land,

the holes of the rocks. Chap 1: 3. 4 They shall die of grievous deaths, they 17 For mine

eyes are upon all their job 34. 21. ! Chap. 25. 35. shall not be lamented, neither shall they be ways: they are not hid from my face, nei- is. 3. buried : but they shall be as dung upon the ther is their iniquity hid from mine

Chap 119

eyes. face of the earth, and they shall be consu- 18 And first I will recompense their inimed by the sword, and by famine, and their quity, and their sin double; because • they · Ezek 43. 71

carcases shall be meat for the fowls of hea- have defiled my land, they have filled mine ven, and for the beasts of the earth.

inheritance with the carcases of their deteste 5

For thus faith the LORD, - Enter not able and abominable things.

into the house of * mourning, neither go to 19 O LORD, my strength and my for* Or, mourning

lament, nor bemone them: for I have taken tress, and p my refuge in the day of afiction, - Chap. 17. 17.
away my peace from this people, faith the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the
the LORD, even loving kindness and mer- ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our
cies.

fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things
6 Both the great and the small shall die wherein there is no profit.

in this land : they Mall not be buried, nei- 20 Shall a man make gods unto himself, "Levit. 19.28. ther shall men lament for them, nor e cut and 9 they are no gods?

* Chap 7 : ( Isa. 22. 12.

themselves, nor make themselves bald for 21 Therefore behold, I will this once
them.

cause them to know, I will cause them to 7 Neither shall men † tear themselves for know mine hand and my might, and they bread, for viacm, them in mourning to comfort them for the fall know that my name is the LORD. : Chap 1. Sec Deut. 26." dead, neither shall men give them the cup

CH A P. XVII.
Job 12. 11.

of consolation to drink for their father or i The captivity of Judah for her fin. 5
for their mother..

Trust in man is cursed, 7 in God is blesed.
8 Thou shalt not also go into the house 9

The deceitful heart cannot deceive God. of feasting, to fit with them to eat and to 12 The salvation of God. 15 The prophet drink.

complaineth of the mockers of his prophe9 For thus faith the LORD of hosts, the cy.

19 He is sent to renew the covenant 31fx. 24.7, s. God of Israel, Behold, I will cause to cease in hallowing the Sabbath. out of this place in your eyes, and in your

He fin of Judah is written with a ' pen cir. 601. Ezek 26. 13. days, the voice of mirth, and the voice of of iron, and with the * point of a dia- Job 19..2+

gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and mond; it is o graven upon the table of their 6 Fier mais.
the voice of the bride.

heart, and upon the horns of
10 And it shall come to pass when thou 2 Whilft their children remember their
Thalt thew this people all these words, and

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Before altars and their · groves by the green trees of the LORD, ye kings of Judah, and all Bzfoze Chrilt upon the high hills.

Judah, and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Christ cir. 601.

3 O my mountain in the field, d I will that enter in by these gates. * Jud.). 7.11a. give thy lubliance, and all thy treasures to 21 Thus faith the LORD, y Take heed Cir. 601. (29. & 17.8. the spoil

, and thy high places for sin, through- to your selves, and bear no burden on the Nehe :). 13 Chap. 15. 13. out all thy borders.

fabbath-day, nor bring it in by the gates of
4 And thou, even † thy self shall discon- Jerusalem.
tinue from thine heritage that I gave thee, 22 Neither carry forth a burden out of your

and I will cause thee to serve thine eneinies houses on the fabbath-day, neither do ye any • Chap. 15. 14. in the land which thou knoweft not : for e work, but hallow ye the fabbath-day, as I Exod. 20.6

ye have kindled a fire in mine anger, which ? commanded your fathers.
İhall burn for ever.

23 · But they obeyed not, neither inclined Ezek. 20. 12. 5 Thus faith the Lord, Cursed be their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they See Ifa. 31.3. the man that trusteth in man, and maketh might not hear nor receive instruction.

fleth his arm, and whose heart departeth 24 And it shall come to pass, if ye diligently
from the LORD.

hearken unto me, faith the Lord, to bring •Chap 48. 6, 6 For he shall be 8 like the heath in the in no burden through the gates of this city

desert, and Thall not see when good cometh, on the fabbath-day, but hallow the fab

but hall inhabit the parched places in bath-day, to do no work therein : Deut. 29. 22. the wilderness, h in a falt land and not in- 25 b Then shallthere enter into the gates of " Chap. 22. el habited.

this city, kings and princes, fitting upon 7 i Blessed is the man that trusteth in the the throne of David, riding in chariots, and 1. & 146. s.“ LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. on horses, they and their princes, the inen

8 For he shall be k as a tree planted by of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Job 8. 16. the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots and this city shall remain for ever.

by the river, and shall not see when heat 26 And they shall come from the cities

cometh, but her leaf shall be green, and shall of Judah, and from the places about Jeru- "Chiap. 220 497 * Or, refraint, not be careful in the year of drought, nei- falem, and from the land of Benjamin, and ther shall cease from yielding fruit.

from the plain, and from the mountains, 9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and from the south, bringing burnt-offerings, and desperately wicked, who can know it and sacrifices, and meat-offerings, and in

10 I the LORD 'search the heart, I try cense, and bringing sacrifices of praise unto Plan prabanas." the reins, * even to give every man accor- the house of the LORD.

ding to his ways, and according to the fruit 27 But if you will not hearken unto me
of his doings.

to hallow the fabbath-day, and not to bear a 1. As the partridge * fitteth on eggs, and burden, even entring in at the gates of je. 3 febrero hatcheth them not : Yo he that getteth riches, rusalem on the fabbath-day : then dwill Ichap. 49. 27.

and not by right, * íhall leave thein in the kindle a fire in the gates thereof, and it shall 90, 03.& 7. 2;
midft of his days, and at his end shall be a fool

. devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall
12 [ A glorious high throne from the not be quenched.
beginning, is the place of our fan&uary.

CHA P. XVIII.
Esther Pfal. 73. 27.

13 O Lord, the hope of Israel, all that I Under the type of a potter, is Jewed forsake thee shall be ashamed, and they that Gods absolute power in disposing of natidepart from me, shall be written in the earth, ons, 11 Judgments threatned to Yudah for

because they have forsaken the Lord, the ber strange revolt. 18 Feremiah prayeth 1 Chap. 2. 13. P fountain of living waters.

against his conspirators.
14 Heal me, LORD, and I shall be He word which came to Jeremiah from cit. 605;
healcd ; save me, and I shall be saved: for the Lord, saying,

2 Arise, and go down to the potters
15 g Behold, they say unto me, "Where house, and there I will cause thee to hear
is the word of the Lord ? let it come my words.
now.

3. Then I went down to the potters house, 1 : Chap 1. 4,

16 As for me, • I have not hastned from and behold,he wrought a work on the wheels. * Ox.frames, or; being a pastor † to follow thee, neither have 4 And the vessel 7 that he made of clay, + Or, that he I desired the woful day, thou knowest : was marred in the hand of the potter, so moeder en mense that which came out of my lips, was right he made it again another vessel

, as seemed of theprar. before thee.

good to the potter to make it. *Chap 18, 19, 17 Be not a terror unto me, thou art 5 Then the word of the Lord came to my hope in the day of evil.

me, saying, 18 "Let them be confounded that perse- 6 O house of Israel, - cannot I do with : 45.9. cute me, but let not me be confounded : you as this potter ? faith the LORD. Be. Rom. 3: 20. let them be dismayed, but let not me be hold, bas the clay is in the potters hand, so b Ifa. 64. 8.

dismayed : bring upon them the day of e- are ye in mine hand, 0 houle of Israel. Haebere alde vil, and.* destroy them with double de- 9 At what instant I shall speak concerning double breach. Struction.

a nation, and concerning a kingdom to pluckchap

. 1. 10. •Chap 1, 2,

19 Thus said the LORD unto me, up, and to pull down, and to destroy it : Go and stand in the gate of the children of 8 If that nation against whom I have dEzck, 18. a ta the people, whereby the kings of Judah come pronounced, turn from their evil, I will surely in, and by the which they go out, and in repent of the evil that I thought to do unall the gates of Jerusalem;

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Hus faith the LORD, Go and get a cir, 605.

1) If it do evil in my fight, that it obey potters earthen bottle, and take of the not my voice, then I will repent of the good ancients of the people, and of the ancients wherewith I said I would benefit them.

of the priests, It Now therefore go to, speak to the 2 And go forth unto the valley of the son men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Je- of Hinnom, which is by the entry of * the * Heb, sia ja rufalem, saying, Thus faith the LORD, Be- east-gate, and proclaim there the words that

hold, I frame evil against you, and devise a I shall tell thee: 2 Kings 17. device against you : { return ye now every 3 And say, Hear ye the word of the

one from his evil way, and make your ways LORD, O kings of Judah, and inhabitants
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. and your doings good.

of Jerusalem, Thus faith the Lord of hosts,
12 And they laid, s There is no hope, the God of Israel, Behold, I will bring evil
but we will walk after our own devices, and upon this place, the which whosoever hear-
we will every one do the imagination of his eth, his ears shall tingle.
evil heart.

4 Because they b have forsaken nie, and 12.
13 Therefore thus faith the LORD, ” Ask have estranged this place, and have burnt Chap. 6.9

. ye now among the heathen, who hath heard incense in it unto other gods, whom neither 7, 19. & 's such things: the virgin of Israel hath done they nor their fathers have known, nor the a very horrible thing.

kings of Judah, and have filled this place with 14 Will a man leave * the snow of Leba

* the snow of Leba- the blood of innocents ; for the (now of non which cometh from the rock of the field?

5. They have built also the high places of or shall the cold flowing waters that come Baal, to burn their fons with fire for burntters be forsaken from another place, be forsaken?

offerings unto Baal, · which I commanded

commanded - Chap. 1.si, 15 Because my people hath forgotten i me, not, nor spake it, neither came it into my Chapo 2.1?, they have burnt incense to vanity, and they mind: & 13. 25. & have caused them to stumble in their ways 6 Therefore behold, the days come, faith I'chap . 6. 16. from the k ancient paths, to walk in paths, the LORD, that this place shall no more be in a way not cast up;

called Tophet, nor the valley of the son of 16 To make their land 'defolate, and a Hinnom, but the valley of Naughter. perpetual hissing : every one that passeth 7 And I will make void the counsel of Juthereby shall be astonished, and wag his head. dah and Jerusalem in this place, and I will

17 " I will scatter them as with an east- cause them to fall by the sword before their u Pral, 18. 70

wind before the enemy: I will shew them enemies, and by the hands of them that seek
the back and not the face in the day of their their lives : and their carcases will I give « Chap:
calamity.

to be meat for the fowls of the heaven, and • Chap 119. 18 | Then said they, • Come, and let for the beasts of the earth. Lev. 10. 11. us devise devices against Jeremiah : P for the 8 And I will make this city desolate, Chap. 18.

and an hissing: every one that passeth there- & 42: 13. 6 John 7.48, 49.

law shall not perish from the priest, nor

counsel from the wise, nor the word from by Thall be astonished and hiss, because of all + Or, for the the prophet: come, and let us smite him t the plagues thereof. with the tongue, and let us not give heed 9 And I will cause them to eat the flesh Levit

. 26. 25 to any of his words.

of their sons, and the flesh of their daugh- Lam. 1. 10.
19 Give heed to me, O LORD, and ters, and they shall eat every one the flesh of
hearken to the voice of them that contend his friend in the fiege and straitness, where-
with me.

with their enemies, and they that seek their
20 Shall evil be recompensed for good? lives, shall straiten them.
for they have digged a pit for my soul : re- 10 Then shalt thou break the bottle in the
member that I ltood before thee to speak fight of the men that go with thee,
good for them, and to turn away thy wrath 11 And shalt say unto them, Thus faith
from them.

the LORD of hosts, : Even so will I break Ifa. 30. 147 s Pfal. 109.10 21 Therefore 9 deliver up their children this people and this city, as one breaketh a

to the famine, and I pour out their blood by potters vessel that cannot + be made whole + Heb. betezie
the force of the sword, and let their wives again, and they shall h bury them in Tophet, * Chap. 7. 14
be bereaved of their children, and be widows, till there be no place to bury.
and let their men be put to death, let their 12 Thus will I do unto this place, faith
young men be llain by the sword in bat- the LORD, and to the inhabitants thereof,
tle.

and even make this city as Tophet.
22 Let a cry be heard from their houses, 13 And the houses of Jerusalem, and the
when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly up- houses of the kings of Judah shall be defiled
on them, for they have digged a pit to take as the place of Tophet, because of all the
me, and hid snares for my feet.

houses upon whose i roofs they have burnt ' 2 Kings 11.3 23 Yet, LORD, thou knowest all their incenfe unto all the host of heaven, and < Chap. 32. * * Heb.for death, counsel against me * to lay me : " forgive have poured out drink-offerings unto other ! Chap. 4. s.

not their iniquity, neither blot out their sin gods.
from thy sight, but let them be overthrown 14 Then came Jeremiah from Tophet,
before thee; deal thus with them in the time whither the LORD had sent him to prophe-
of thine anger.

sie, and he stood in the court of the LORDS
CHA P. XIX.

house, and said to all the people, 1 Under the type of breaking a potters vesel,

7 8 & 16. 4. & 58

Mal. 2. 7.

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Lam. 4 4

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k Chap. 7.

15 Thus

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