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Pashurs doom. .
Chap. xx,xxi. The captivity foretold.
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theme captive into Babylon, and thall lay Theomene word
, when King Zedekiah
1 Kings 20.
me foze 15 Thus faith the LORD of hosts, the iz But, Ó LORD of hosts, that * trièst 2Befozė Chrift God of Israel, Behold, I will bring upon this the righteous, and seeft the reins and the
Chriß city and upon all her towns, all the evil that heart, let me see thy vengeance on them :
cir: 605. cit:605;. I have pronounced against it ; because they for unto thee have l'opened my cause: ! Chap: 1 2 3
* Chap: II, 29 have hardned their necks, that they might 13 Sing unto the LORD, praise ye the & 17. 10. not hear my words.
Lord: for he hath delivered the soul of
the poor from the hand of evil doers.
name, and a fearful doom. 7 Jeremiah born : "let not the day wherein my mother chap. is. io
15 Cursed be the man who brought tid cir. 605.
who was also chief governor in the born unto thee, making him very glad.
the LORD overthrew, and repented not : in Gen. 19. 2}; 2 Then Pashur (mote Jeremiah the pro- and let him hear the ery in the morning, and phet, and put him in the stocks that were the shouting at noon-tide: in the high gate of Benjamin, which was 17 Because he slew me not from the womb; by the house of the LORD.
or that my mother might have been my grave; 3 And it came to pass on the morrow, and her womb to be always great with me. that Pashur brought forth Jeremiah out of
18 n Wherefore came I forth out of the · Job . the stocks. Then said Jeremiah unto him, womb to see labour and forrow, that my
The Lord hath not called thy name Pashur, days should be consumed with shame?
CH A P. X XI.
the kings house.
He word which came cit. 58g them with the sword.
5 Moreover, I will deliver all the strength sent unto him Pashur the son of Melchiah,
LORD will deal with us according to all his
that are in your hands; wherewith ye fight 7 TO LORD, thou hast deceived me, and against the king of Babylon, and against the Or, enticed. I was"deceived: thou art stronger than I, Chaldeans, which besiege you without the
and hast prevailed: I anı in derision daily, walls, and I will assemble them into the
midst of this city.
him, nor speak any more in his name. But city, both man and beast: they shall die of a
7 And afterwards, faith the LORD, 6 Chap. 33. $: Job 32. 18. with forbearing, and I could not stay. will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah, and his & sz. 39
10 (For I heard the defaming of ma- servants, and the people, and such as are ny, fear on every side: Report, say they, left in this city from the peftilence, from the
and we will report it: p 8 all my familiars sword, and from the famine, into the hand arof my peace
, watched for my halting, saying, Peradven- of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylori, and in11. 41. 9. & ture he will be enticed, and we shall prevail to the hand of their enemies, and into the against him, and we shall take our revenge hand of those that seek their life, and he
shall smite them with the edge of the sword: 11 But the LORD is with me as a mighty he shall not spare them, neither have pity;
terrible one: therefore my persecutors Ihall nor have mercy. Chap. 15.20. stumble, and they shall not prevail, they 8 And unto this people thou shalt say;
shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not Thus faith the LORD, Behold, I set before Chap.23. 4o. prosper, their i everlasting confusion shall ne- you the way of life, and the way of death. ver be forgotten.
Cal. 39. 3:
Pfal. 31. 13•
f. 13, 14
B b b bi
The prophet exhorteth Jeremiah.
cChap. 38. 2.
¢ Chr. 3.15.
for a prey.
• Chap 21, 3. Heb. Judge.
Mic. 3. 10.
f Heb, in'abia grefs,
Prov. I. 311
Before 9 He that o abideth in this city, shall die bemone him, but weep sore for him that Before Chriit by the sword, and by
the famine, and by the goeth away : for he shall return no more, Chrift cir. 589.
pestilence : but he that goeth out, and fal-
he Il For thus faith the LORD touching 609. Chap. 39.18. shall live, and d his life shall be unto him Shallum, the son of Josiah, king of Judah,
which reigned in stead of Jofiah his father, 10 For I have set my face against this cityf which went forth out of this place, He '2 Kings 23 for evil, and not for good, faith the LORD; shall not return thither any more : it shall be given into the hand of the king of 12 But he shall die in the place whither
Babylon, and he shall burn it with fire. they have led him captive, and shall see this 609.
11 And touching the house of the king land no more. of Judah, say, Hear ye the word of the 13 . Wo unto h him that buildeth his 32 Kings 23. LORD. house by unrighteousness, and his chambers Ver
. 11. 12 O house of David, thus faith the LORD, by wrong ; that useth his neighbours service becer. 19:13; ** Execute judgment in the morning, and without wages, and giveth him not for his Is
. deliver him that is spoiled, out of the hand work : of the oppressor, left my fury go out like 14 That saith, I will build me a wide fire, and burn that none can quench it, be- house, and † large chambers, and cutteth Heb. thorough cause of the evil of your doings.
him out # windows, and it is cieled with #01, my win. 13 Behold, I am against thee, ( + inha- cedar, and painted with vermilion. bitant of the valley, and rock of the plain, 15 Shalt thou reign because thou closest faith the LORD; which say, Who shall come thy self in cedar? did not thy father eat and down against us? or who shall enter into drink, and do judgment and justice, and our habitations ?
then it was well.with him ?
f fruit of your doings, faith the LORD: and needy, then it was well with him : was not
but for thy covetousness, and for to shed
* Or, incurfin 13 of Jehoiakim, 20 and of Coniah.
18 Therefore thus faith the LORD con609. "Hus faith the LORD, Go down to the cerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah
house of the king of Judah, and speak Judah, They shall not lament for him, say-
ing, Ah my brother, or ah çifter : they shall
i He shall be buried with the burial of
599. people that enter in by these gates; an ass, drawn and cast forth beyond the gates 12 Chr. 36.6. 3
Thus faith the LORD, Execute ye of Jerusalem. judgment and righteousness, and deliver the 20. Go up to Lebanon, and cry and lift spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor : up thy voice in Bashan, and cry from the and do no wrong, do no violence to the passages : for all thy lovers are destroyed. stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, nei- 21°I spake unto thee in thy + prosperity, + Heb. prosperida ther Ihed innocent blood in this place. but thou saidst, I will not hear : † this bath ties,
ye do this thing indeed, then been thy manner from thy youth, that thou 23, &c”; shall there enter in by the gates of this house, obeyedît not my voice. – Hcb. for David kings fitting * upon the throne of David,
22 The wind shall eat up all' thy pastors, i Chap.23.1 spon his throne riding in chariots, and on horses, he, and his and thy lovers shall go into captivity, surely servants, and his people.
then shalt thou be ashamed and confounded 5. But if ye will not hear these words, I for all thy wickedness. swear by my self, saith the LORD, that this 23 O inhabitant of Lebanon, that makest Heb. inbabia house shall become a desolation.
thy nest in the cedars, how gracious shalt tresso 6 For thus faith the Lord unto the kings thou be when pangs come upon chee, the house of Judah, Thou art Gilead unto me, pain as of a woman in travail? and the head of Lebanon : yet surely I will 24 As I live, faith the LORD, make thee a wilderness, and cities which are Coniah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah not inhabited.
were the signet upon my right hand, yet Hago 2: 23. 7 And I will prepare destroyers against would I pluck thee thence,
thee, every one with his weapons, and they 25 And I will give thee into the hand of Chap. 21. 14. Shall cut down thy choice cedars, and cast them that seek thy life, and into the hand them into the fire.
of them whose face thou fearest, even into 8 And many nations shall pass by this city, the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babyand they shall fãy every man to his neighbour, lon, and into the hand of the Chaldeans. Wherefore hath the LORD done thus unto
And I will cast thee out, and thy •2 Kings 34 this great city?
mother that bare thee, into another country, 9 Then they shall answer, Because they
Because they where ye were not born, and there shall have forsaken the covenant of the LORD ye die. their God, and worshipped other gods, and 27 But to the land whereunto they * de- *Heb. lift »; served them.
fire to return, thither shall they not return. 10 Weep ye not for the dead, neither
Chap 36, 3e
of Gods people.
+Or, an abund thing.
Hof. 8. 8.
& 9. iso
2Before 28 Is this man Coniah a despised broken bring evil upon them, even the year of their Before Christ
idol ? is be ? a vessel wherein is no plea- visitation, saith the Lord.
13 And I have seen * † folly in the pro599. his feed, and are cast into a land which they phets of Samaria, P they prophesied in Baal, 599. p Chap. 48.386 know not ?
and caused my people Ifrael to err. 29 O earth, earth, earth, hear the word 14 I have seen also in the prophets of Je- tes.un arouryo of the LORD.
rusalem f an horrible thing : 9 they commit foc, Bith messo 30 Thus faith the LORD, Write ye this adultery, and walk in lies : they ítrengthen 'Chap. 29.2.30 man childless, a man that Thall not prosper also the hands of evil doers, that none doth in his days : for no man of his seed Thall pro- return from his wickedness : they are all of sper, sitting upon the throne of David, and them unto me as · Sodom, and the inhabi-Detit. 32. 321 ruling any more in Judah.
tants thereof as Gomorrah.
lla. 1.9, 10. CHA P. XXIII.
15 Therefore thus faith the Lord of hosts
tered flock. 5 Christ shall rule and save them with wormwood, and make them Chap.8.143
phets of Jerusalem is * profaneness gone forth *Or, hypocrisy be unto the pastors that destroy into all the land. 599.
and scatter the sheep of my pasture, 16 Thus faith the LORD of hosts, Hearfaith the LORD.
ken not' unto the words of the prophets
me, The LORD hath said,
Ye shall have Chap.6.14. 3 And I will gather the remnant of my peace; and they say unto every one that & !!!. flock, out of all countries whither I have walketh after the t imagination of his own Zech 10.2. driven them, and will bring them again to heart, No evil shall come upon you. their folds, and they shall be fruitful and in- 18 For * who hath stood in the counsel Job 15.8. crease.
of the Lord, and hath perceived and heard 4 And I will set up Thepherds over them his word? who hath marked his word, and •Chap 3.15
which shall feed them, and they shall fear no heard it ?
is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirl-
have performed the thoughts of his heart : John 1.450
6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and • in the latter days ye shall consider it per- «Gen. 15. 1. Deut. 33. 28. Ifrael shall dwell safely ; -and & this is his fectly. 8 Chap. 33.16. name whereby he shall be called, * THE 6 I have not sent these prophets, yet o Chap. 14.14.
LORD OUR RIGHTEOUS- they ran : I have not spoken to them, yet
they prophesied. 1 Chap 16. I4,
7 Therefore behold, h the days come, faith 22 But if they had stood in my counsel, the Lord, that they shall no more say, The and had caused my people to hear my words, Lord liveth, which brought up the chil- then they thould have turned them from dren of Israel out of the land of Egypt : their evil way, and from the evil of their
8 But, The Lord liveth, which brought doings.
up, and which led the feed of the house of 23 Am I a God at hand, saith the Lord, internet (19.43.5,6. Ifrael out of the north-country, i and from and not a God afar off ?
all countries whither I had driven them, and 24 Can any • bide himself in secret places • Pfal. 139.9, they shall dwell in their own land.
that 'I Mall not see him ? faith the LORD : Amos 9. 2,5. 9 I Mine heart within me is broken,
d do not I fill heaven and earth ? faith the d, Kings 8.17. because of the prophets, all my bones shake: LORD. I am like a drunken man, and like a man 25 I have heard what the prophets said, whom wine have overcome; because of the that prophesie lies in my name, saying, I have LORD, and because of the words of his dreamed, I have dreamed. holiness.
26 How long shall this be in the heart of kChap. 6,7, 8. 10 For k the land is full of adulterers, for the prophets that prophesie lies ? yea, they are
because of † swearing the land inourneth : prophets of the deceit of their own heart ;
| the pleasant places of the wilderness are 27 Which think to cause my people to 05, violence. dried up, and their course is evil, and their forget my name by their dreams which they Chap.5, 3. force is not righr.
tell every man to his neighbour, e as their «Judg. 3. 9. Še 11 For m both prophet and priest are pro- fathers have forgotten my name, for Baal. Chap.11.15. fane, yea, " in my house have I found their 28 The prophet * that hath a dream, let wickedness, faith the LORD.
him tell a dream ; and he that hath my word, whcm in. 12 • Wherefore their way shall be unto let him speak my word faithfully : what is them as slippery ways in the darkness: they the chaff to the wheat ? faith the LORD. Shall be driven on and fall therein: for I will
B b b b 2
2018 ,& 8. 10.
8. 33, 34.
* Heb. with
Ezek. 8. II. & 23. 39. • Psal. 35.6. Prov. 4. 19. Chap 13.16.
The type of good and bad figs. Jeremiah.
The captivity foretold
Bheir song was.
$ Zech. 3.40
•Chap 30. 22, & 31.33.& 32 38.
moving, of, geta b Deut. 28.25, 37. 2 Chr. 7. 20. Chap. IS. 4o
2Befoze 29 Is not my word like as a fire ? faith the 4 Again the word of the LORD came Before Chrilt LORD; and like a hammer that breaketh unto me, saying,
5 Thus faith the LORD the God of Israel, 599. 30 Therefore behold, 'I am against the Like these good figs, so will I acknowledget 598. Chap. 14. 14. prophets, saith the LORD, that steal my them that are carried away captive of Judah, tich the capsa
words every one from his neighbour. whom I have sent out of this place into the
31 Behold, I am against the prophets, saith land of the Chaldeans for their good. + Or, that smootbe the LORD, † that use their tongues, and 6 For I will set mine eyes upon them for say, He faith
good, and I will bring them again to this 32 Behold, I am against them that pro- Tand, and · I will build them, and not pull « Chap. 33.7. phesie false dreams, faith the Lord, and them down ; and I will plant them, and not & 41.10. do tell them, and cause my people to err pluck them up, by their lies and by & their lightness ; yet
I 7 And I will give them d an heart to a Deut. 30. 6. sent them not, nor commanded them : there- know me, that I am the LORD, and they Chap. 32.39. fore they shall not profit this people at all, shall be · my people, and I will be their God: 36.26,27
. faith the LORD.
for they shall return unto me with their 33 | And when this people, or the pro- whole heart. phet, or a priest Thall ask thee, saying, What 8 | And as the evil 'figs, which cannot be 'Chap, 29.17. is the burden of the LORD! thou shalt then
eaten, they are so evil : (surely thus faith the say unto them, What burden ? I will even LORD) so will I give Zedekiah the king of forsake you, faith the LORD.
Judah, and his princes, and the residue of 34 And as for the prophet, and the priest, Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and 8 sSee Chap.43;
and the people that shall say, The burden of them that dwell in the land of Egypt. Hebov ifit upon. the LORD, I will even & punish that man 9 And I will deliver them I toh be re- lebo for me and his house.
moved into all the kingdoms of the earth tion. 35 Thus shall ye fay every one to his for their hurt, 1 to be a reproach and a proneighbour, and every one to his brother, verb, a taunt * and a curse in all places whi- 1 Kings 9.7. What hath the Lord answered ? and, What ther I shall drive them. hath the Lord spoken ?
1o And I will send the sword, the famine, Chap 29.7 36 And the burden of the LORD shall ye and the peftilence among them, till they be mention no more : for every mans word consumed from off the land, that I gave unshall be his burden : for ye have perverted to them and to their fathers. the words of the living God, of the LORD
CH A P. XXV. of hosts our God.
i Jeremiah reproving the Jews disobedience to 37 Thus shalt thou say to the prophet, the prophets, 8 foretelleth the seventy years What hath the LORD answered thee? and,
captivity, 12 and after that the destruction What hath the Lord spoken ?
Babylon. 15 Under the type of a cup of 38 But fith ye say, The burden of the wine, he foresheweth the destruction of all LORD; therefore thus faith the LORD, Be- nations. 34 The howling of the Mhepherds. cause you say this word, T'he burden of the He word that came to Jeremiah concer- 607. LORD, and have sent unto you, saying, Ye ning all the people of Judah, in the Ending. shall not say, The burden of the LORD : fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Jofiah 606.
39 Therefore behold, I, even I will utter- king of Judah, that was the first year of Ne- Beginning. ly forget you, and I will forsake you, and the buchadrezzar king of Babylon : city that I gave yoụ and your fathers, and 2. The which Jeremiah the prophet spake cast you out of my presence.
unto all the people of Judah, and to all the 40 And I will bring h an everlasting re- inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying, Chap 19, ta
proach upon you, and a perpetual shame, 3 6 From the thirteenth year of Josiah the "Chap. 1. zi which shall not be forgotten.
son of Amon king of Judah, even unto this CH A P. XXIV.
day (that is the three and twentieth year ) Under the type of good and bad figs, 4 be the word of the LORD hath come unto me, 606. foresheweth the restauration of them that and I have spoken unto you, rising early and were in captivity, 8 and the desolation of speaking, but ye have not hearkned. Zedekiah and the rest.
4 And the LORD hath sent unto you all 17.06.162 598. "He Lord shewed me, and behold, his servants the prophets d rising early and 12. & 19.15.
two baskets of figs were set before the sending them, but ye have not hearkned, nor & Chap. 7.15, temple of the LORD, after that Nebuchad- inclined your ear to hear. rezzar - king of Babylon had carried away 5 They faid, Turn ye again now every 2 Kings 17. captive b Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim king one from his evil way, and from the evil of Chap
. 18.114 See Chap. 22. of Judah, and the princes of Judah, with your doings, and dwell in the land, that the < 35: 15.
Jonah 3. 8,
thers, for ever and ever :
ther basket had very naughty figs, which not to anger with the works of your hands, * Heb.for bado could not be eaten, they were so bad. and I will do you no hurt.
3 Then said the Lord unto me, What 7 Yet ye have not hearkned unto me, feest thou, Jeremiah ? and I said, Figs : faith the LORD; that ye might provoke me the good figs, very good ; and the evil, to anger with the works of
to anger with the works of your hands to very evil, that cannot be eaten, they are
your own hurt. fo evil,
The destruction of all Chap. XXVI. nations forelhewa:
& 45. 1. Chap 4, 2
* Heb. I will cause to perish from them. i Isa. 24• 7 • Chap 1 34 & 16. 2.
Hol. 2. 11.
Luke 23. 312
which my narse is called,
* 2 Chr. 36. 21,
Chap: 29. 10.
8 . Therefore thus faith the Lord of and near, one with another, and all the king- Befozė
the ch Ch. Chrilt hosts, Because ye have not heard my words doms of the world, which are upon
Chritt 9 I
face of the earth : 8 and the king of Sheshach et selle 606.
606. families of the north, faith the Lord, and thall drink after them. change it. Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon mit Thus faith the Lord of hosts the God of
27 Therefore thou shalt say unto them, Sec 11a. 44. 28. servant, and will bring them against this
land, and against the inhabitants thereof, and Israel, - Drink ye and be drunken, and : Hab. i. !6,
against all these nations round about, and will spue and fall, and rise no more, because of & o3i 6. Chap. 18.16. utterly destroy them, and make them an
the sword which I will send among you. astonishment, and an hilling, and perpetual 28 And it shall be, if they refuse to take defolations.
the cup at thine hand to drink, then shalt 10 Moreover, * I will take from them the thou say unto them, Thus faith the LORD voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, of hosts
, Ye shall certainly drink. the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice 29 For lo, I begin to bring evil on the * * Prov. 11. šr:
of the bride, the found of the milstones, and city which is called by my name, and free: 43.12. Ezek 26. 15. the light of the candle.
should ye be utterly unpunished ? Ye shall Obad. 16. 11 And this whole land fall be a defola- not be unpunished: for I will call for a
tion, and an aftonishment ; and these nations sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, Hebe upon le Mall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
faith the LORD of hosts. of
12 And it shall come to pass k when se- 30. Therefore prophesie thou against them' Dan. 9. 188 of
venty years are accomplished, that I will t all these words, and say unto them, The
faith the LORD, for their iniquity, and the his voice from his holy habitation, he shall Amos 1. z. 606. land of the Chaldeans, and will make it mightily rore upon his habitation, he shall 2 Kings 24. ". perpetual desolations.
give a shout, as they that tread the grapes, Chap. 46.31
against all the inhabitants of the earth.
words which I have pronounced against it, 31 A noise shall come even to the ends
Jeremiah hath prophesied against all the na-, versy with the nations : he will plead with & 14.23. & 21. tions.
all flesh, he will give them that are wicked Chap 39. 3,
14 m For many nations " and great kings to the sword, faith the LORD. 1?, 21, 39, 40, shall • serve themselves of them also : P and 32 Thus faith the LORD of hosts, Be• Chap. sots. I will recompense them according to their hold, evil Thall go forth from nation to naChap.50. 41. deeds, and according to the works of their. tion, and • a great whirlwind Ihall be raised Chap. 23:19] own hands.
up from the coasts of the earth. . Chap: 27: 3:
15 For thus faith the Lord God of 33 And the flain of the Lord shall be at (10 67.7* Ifrael unto me, Take the 9 wine-cup of this
that day from one end of the earth even unplál. 7s. e. fury at my hand, and cause all the nations, to the other end of the earth: they shall not to whom I send thee, to drink it.
be p lamented, neither gathered, nor buried, Pfal. 99 ::
Chap. 16. + boy Nah. 3. 11. 16 And they shall drink, and be moved, they Thall be dung upon the ground.
and be mad, because of the sword that I will 34 9 Howl, ye shepherds, and cry, and Chap. 4.8. be send among them.
wallow your selves in the ashes, ye princi17 Then took I the cup at the Lords pal of the flock: for the days of your : Heb. your days hand, and made all the nations to drink, un- Ilaughter, and of your dispersions, are acto whom the Lord had sent me :
complished, and ye shall fall like * a pleasant Heb, a visual 18 To wit, Jeruialem, and the cities of Ju- vessel. dah, and the kings thereof, and the princes 35 And † the shepherds shall have no way to + Heb. flight thereof, to make them a desolation, an asto- flee, nor the principal of the flock to escape. helyreperceras
nishment, an hisling, and a curse, ( as it is 36 A voice of the cry of the Thepherds, escaping from, 619 . this day )
and an howling of the principal of the flock &c. : Chap 46 19 • Pharaoh king of Egypt, and his fer- Shall be heard: for the LORD hath spoiled
vants, and his princes, and all his people, their pasture.
20 And all the mingled people, and all 37 And the peaceable habitations are cut Chap. 47. 1, the kings of the land
of Oz, and all the kings down, because of the fierce anger of the LORD. of the land of the Philistines, and Ashkelon,
38 - He hath forsaken his covert, as the : Pfal. 76. 26 and Azzah, and Ekron, and " the remnant lion: for their land is † desolate, because of Heb. a dejolak Chap. 49. 4; of Ashdod,
the fierceness of the oppressor, and because 21 * Edom, and y Moab, and the children
of his fierce anger.
CH A P. XXVI.
the kings of Zidon, and the kings of the horteth to repentance. 8 He is therefore • Chap. 496.29; ifles which are beyond the b sea,
apprehended, 10 and arraigned. II His 23 Dedan, and Tema, and Buz, and all apology. 16 He is quit in judgment, by that are in the utmost corners,
the example of Micah, 20 and of Vrijas, 24 And all the kings of Arabia, and all the 24 and by the care of Ahikam. Chap, 9. 25. & kings of the d mingled people that dwell in N'the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim 610, a see Ver. 20. the desert,
the son of Josiah king of Judah, came ending. 25 And all the kings of Zimri, and all the this word from the LORD, saying,
609. Ezek. 3o. s. kings of · Elam, and all the kings of the Ź Thus faith the Lord, Stand in the court beginning. Chap. 49. 23. Medes,
of the Lords house, and speak unto all the 26 And all the kings of the north, far
& so. 9.