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not the@ground : for 1 have set thee for a Chritt mong the heathen, and although I have scat- sign unto the house of Israel. 594. tered them among the countries, 'yet

7 And I did so as I was commanded: 1 594, be to them as a little sanctuary in the coun“ brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for la. 3. 140 tries where they shall come.

captivity, and in the even I * digged through Hcb. digd
17 Therefore fay, Thus faith the Lord the wall with mine hand, I brought it forth for me
GOD, I will even gather you from the people, in the twilight, and I bare it upon my shoul-
and assemble you out of the countries where der in their sight.
ye have been scattered, and I will give you 8 And in the morning came the word
the land of Israel.

of the LORD unto me, saying,
18 And they shall come thither, and they 9 Son of man, hath not the house of Israel,
shall take away all the detestable things thé rebellious house, said unto thee, What
thereof, and all the abominations thereof, dost thou ?
from thence.

1o Say thou unto them, Thus faith the +je, 32.39. 19 And I will give them one heart, and Lord God, This burden concerneth the .

a new spirit within you ; and prince in Jerusalem, and all the house of Il-
I will take m the stony heart out of their flesh, rael that are among them.
and will give them an heart of flesh :

11 Say, I am your fign : like as I have
20 That they may walk in my statutes, done, so Thall it be done unto them : f they fHcb. byremin

and keep mine ordinances, and do them : Thall remove and go into captivity. •Chap 37.16, * and they shall be my people, and I will be 12 And the prince that is among them

Jer. 39. 4. their God.

shall bear upon bis shoulder in the twilight, 21 But as for them whose heart walketh and shall go forth : they hall dig through

after the heart of their detestable things, and the wall to carry out thereby : he shall coChag. 7.10. their abominations, • I will recompense their ver his face that he see not the ground with

way upon their own heads, faith the Lord
God.

13 Mynet also will I spread upon him, Jezd sz. 1o
22 ( Then did the cherubims lift up their and he shall be taken in my {nare ; and ' Í
wings, and the wheels besides them; and will bring him to Babylon to the land of the 's Kings as;
the glory of the God of Israel was over Chaldeans, yet shall he not see it, though
them above.

he shall die there. cap 3 23 And the glory of the LORD P went 14 And & I will scatter toward every wind 62 Kings asi 1Scc Zecho 14. up from the midst of the city, and stood ? all that are about him to help him, and all has

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his bands, and I will draw out the sword Chap.5.3,12 Chap:43.2; upon the mountain, which is on the eastfide of the city.

after them. 24. I Afterwards the spirit took me up, 15 And they shall know that I am the and brought me in vision by the spirit of LORD, when I shall scatter them among the God into Chaldea, to them of the captivity: nations, and disperse them in the countries. fo the vision that I had seen went up from 16 But I will leave a few men of them #Heb. sn og

from the sword, from the famine, and from sumber, 25 Then I spake unto them of the capti- the pestilence, that they may declare all vity, all the things that the LORD had their abominations among the heathen whic shewed me.

ther they come, and they shall know that I
CHA P. XII.

am the LORD.
I The type of Ezekiels removing. 8 It shewed 17 Moreover, the word of the LORD

the captivity of Zedekiah. 17 Ezekiels came to me, saying,
trembling sheweth the Jews desolation. 21 18 Son of man, eat thy bread with quak-! Chap. f.169
The Fews, presumptuous proverb is reprov- ing, and drink thy water with trembling
edo 26 The speediness of the vision. and with carefulness,
He word of the LORD also came unto 19 And say unto the people of the land,
me, saying,

Thús faith the Lord God, of the inhabitants 2 Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of Jerusalem, and of the land of Israel, They Chap. 2.1,6, of a rebellious house, which have eyes shall eat their bread with carefulness, and

to fee, and see not ; they have ears to drink their water with astonishment, that •Ifa. 6.9. 8 hear, and hear not : for they are a rebel her land may be defolate from * all that is*Heb. shifularesa Jer. s. 21. lious house.

therein, because of the violence of all them thereof. 3 Therefore thou fon of man, prepare that dwell therein. • Chap. 2. s. thee * fuff for removing, and remove by 20 And the cities that are inhabited, shall

day in their fight, and thou shalt remove be laid waste, and the land shall be defolate,
from thy place to another place in their and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
fight; it inay be they will consider, though 21 And the word of the LORD came
they be a rebellious house.

unto me, saying,
Then shalt thou bring forth thy fuff by 22 Son of man, what is that proverby
day in their sight, as stuff for removing: and that ye have in the land of Israel, faying,

thou shalt go forth at even in their fight, † * The days are prolonged, and every vision xver. 19. ungo forth of cape as they that go forth into captivity:

faileth ? # Heb, Dig for

5 # Dig thou through the wall in their 23 Tell them therefore, Thus faith the s Pet. 3. * fight, and carry out thereby.

Lord God, I will make this proverb to cease, 6 In their light shalt thou bear it upon and they lhall no more use it as a proverb in thy Shoulders, and carry it forth in the twi.

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wherewith ye have daubed it ?
25 For I am the Lord: I will speak, 13 Therefore thus faith the Lord God,
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and the word that I shall speak shall come I will even rent it with a stormy wind in my
to pass : it shall be no more prolonged : for fury : and there shall be an overflowing
in your days, O rebellious house, will I say showre in mine anger, and

great hailstones
the 'word, and will perform it, faith the in my fury to consume it.
Lord GOD.

14 So will I break down the wall that ye e, What

26 Again the word of the LORD came have daubed with untempered morter, and to me, saying,

bring it down to the ground, so that the aith the Ver. 32.

27 m Son of man, behold, they of the foundation thereof shall be discovered, and

house of Israel say, The vision that he seeth it shall fall, and ye shall be consumed in the fe of II. Pet. 314 is " for many days to come, and he prophesi- midst thereof: ' and

midst thereof: ’ and ye shall know that I am i ver.9, 21, 23? eth of the times that are far off.

the LORD.

Chap: 14 t. 28 Therefore say unto them, Thus faith 15 Thus will I accomplish my wrath upthe Lord God, There shall none of my on the wall, and upon them that have daub

words be prolonged any more, but the word ed it with untempered morter, and will say g them

which I have spoken shall be done; faith the unto you, The wall is no more, neither they
Lord God.

that daubed it ;
rilight,
CHA P. XIII.

16 To wit, the prophets of Israel which 1 The reproof of lying prophets, 10 and their prophesie concerning Jerusalem, and which

untempered morter. 17 Of propheteses and see visions of peace for her, and there is
with
their pillows.

nô peace, faith the Lord God:
Nd the word of the LORD came unto 17 Likewise thou son of mán, set thy
me, saying,

face against the daughters of thy people,
2 Son of man, prophesie against the pro- which prophesie out of their own heart ;
of the King

phets of Israel that prophesie, and say thou and prophesie thou against them,

:* them that prophesie out of their 18 And say, Thus faith the Lord GOD, Hello there that own hearts, Hear ye the word of the Wo to the women that few pillows to all t 1 os, elbow's - wind sLebeirown bearts. LORD,

arm-holes, and make kerchiefs upon the head and all ** Jer. 14.140

3 Thus faith the Lord God, Wo unto of every ftature to hunt fouls : Will sword 1 Heb. walk the foolish prophets, that + follow their own the fouls of my people, and will ye

save the fpirit, and have seen nothing.

souls alive that come unto you? 3m the

4 'Ifrael, thy prophets are · like the 19 And will ye pollute me among foxes in the deserts.

people for handfuls of barley, and for see Prov. it! tries. Plab 106.23, 5 Ye d have not gone up into the * gaps,

gaps, pieces of bread, to say the souls that should 21. f them Chap. 22.30. neither + made up the hedges for the house not die, and to save the souls alive that

from **oc, breaches of Israel, to stand in the battle in the day thould not live, by your lying to my people
are al bedge.
of the LORD.

that hear your lies ?
6 . They have seen vanity, and lying di- 20 Wherefore thus faith the Lord Goð,
that I Chap. 12.24. vination, saying, The Lord faith; and the Behold, I am against your pillows, where-

LORD hath not fent them : and they have with ye there hunt the souls, # to make them or, into game
made others to hope that they would con- fly, and I will tear them from your arms;
firm the word.

and will let the souls go, even the souls that
7 Have ye not seen å vain vision, and ye hunt to make them fly.
mbling

have ye not spoken a lying divination, 21 Your kerchiefs also will I tear, and

whereas ye say, The LORD faith it, albeit deliver my people out of your hand, and e land , I have not spoken ?

they shall be no more in your hand to be itants

8 Therefore thus faith the Lord God, hunted, • and ye shall know that I am the vet ġi Because ye have spoken vanity, and seen LORD. lies, therefore behold, I am against you, faith 22 Because with lies ye have made the heart the Lord God.

of the righteous sad, whom I have not made at is *Hebut

9 And mine hand shall be upon the pro- sad; and P strengthned the hands of the wics pfer. 23. i 4

phets that see vanity, and that divine fies : ked, that he should not return from his wic-* of, that I +Ot, feres, ós, they shall not be in the assembly of my ked way, * † by promising him life :

people, neither shall they be written in the 23 Therefore 4 ye shall see no more vani- 1 Heb. by quické wolate,

writing of the house of Ísrael, neither shall ty, nor divine divinations ; for I will deliver a ver 6, 8c: they enter into the land of Israel, s and ye my people out of your hand, - and ye fhall Mic. 3. 6. shall know that I am the Lord GOD..

know that I am the LORD. 10 Because, even because they have

CH A P. XIV. Derby

seduced my people, saying, “ Peace, and i God answereth idolaters according to their

there was no peace; and one built up a own heart. 6 They are exhorted to repent,
ting,
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wall, and lo, others i daubed it with untem for fear of judgments, by means of reduced
pered morter :

prophets. 12 Gods irrevocable sentence of the a Per, svi

1 Say unto them which daub it with famine, t5 of noisom beasts, 17 of the fword,

untempered morter, that it shall fall : * there 19 and of pestilence. 22 A remnant shall Pales Thall be an overflowing showre, and ye, O be reserved for example of others.

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18 Though these three men were in it, as 594. 3.

Son of man, these men have set up their I live, faith the Lord God, they shall deliidols in their heart, and put the stumbling- ver neither sons nor daughters, but they

block of their iniquity before their face : only shall be delivered themselves.
be Kings 3. 13. 6 hould I be enquired of at all hy them? 19 Or if I send a pestilence into that

4 Therefore 1peak unto them, and say land, and pour out my füry upon it in blood,
unto them, Thus faith the Lord God, E- to cut off from it man and beaft:
very man of the house of Israel that fetteth 20 Though Noah, Daniel, and Job were in
up his idols in his heart, and putteth the it, as I live, faith the Lord God, they shall
stumbling-block of his iniquity before his deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall
face, and cometh to the prophet, I the LORD but deliver their own souls by their righte-
will answer him that cometh, according to ousness.
the multitude of his idols,

21 For thus faith the Lord God, * How Of Also ste
5 That I may take the house of Israel in much more when I send my four sore judg-
their own heart, because they are all estran- ments upon Jerusalem, the sword, and the fa-
ged from me through their idols.

mine, and the noisom beast, and the pesti6 Therefore say unto the house of Israel, lence, to cut off from it man and bealt?

Thus "faith the Lord God, Repent, and turn 22 | Yet hehold, therein fhall be left a *Os, others.

* your felves from your idols, and turn away remnant that shall be brought forth, bothfons
your faces from all your abominations, and daughters: behold, they shall come forth

7 For every one of the house of Israel, or unto you, and ye shall see their way, and their
of the stranger that fojourneth in Israel, which doings : and ye shall be comforted concern-
separateth himself from me, and setteth up ing the evil that I have brought upon Jeru-
his idols in his heart, and putteth the stum- falem, even concerning all that I have brought
bling-block of his iniquity before his face, upon it.
and cometh to a prophet to enquire of him 23. And they shall comfort you when ye
concerning me; I the LORD will answer see their ways and their doings : and ye
him by my self.

shall know that I have not done without ·Lev. 17. ro,

8 And I will set my face against that cause, all' that I have done in it, faith the Deut. 26.57. man, and will make him a d sign and a pro- Lord God. Chap. so iso verb, and I will cut him off from the midst

CHA P. XV. •Chap 6, 7.

of my people, and ye shall know that I am 3. By the unfitness of the vine-branch for ad
the LORD.

ny work, 6 is seped the rejection of Je-
9. And if the prophet be deceived when rufalem.
11 Kings 22.23, he hath spoken a thing, I the LORD f have Nd the word of the LORD came unto
Job 12.15, der deceived that prophet, and I will stretchout me, saying,

my hand upon him, and will destroy him from 2 Son of man, What is the vine-tree more
the midst of my people Ifrael.

than any tree, or than a branch which is a-
10 And they ihall bear the punishment of mong the trees of the forest ?
their iniquity : the punishment of the pro- 3 Shall wood be taken thereof to do any
phet shall be even as the punishment of him work? or will men take a pin of it to hang
that seeketh unto him :

any vessel thereon ?
11 That the house of Israel may go no. 4 Behold, - it is cast into the fire for fuel ; - Joha 15. 6

more astray from me, neither be polluted a- the fire devoureth both the ends of it, and
Chap. 37. 29. ny more with all their transgressions : s but the midst of it is burnt : * is it meet for

that they may be my people, and I may be work 2
their God, faith the Lord God.

5 Behold, when it was whole it was t t Hebe made in
12. The word of the LORD came again meet for no work : how much less shall it
to me, saying,

be meet yet for any work, when the fire
13 Son of man, when the land finneth a- hath devoured it, and it is burned ?
gainst me by trespassing grievously, then will 6 Therefore thus faith the Lord God,
I stretch out mine hand upon it, and will As the vine-tree among the trees of the fo-

break the staff of the bread thereof, and rest, which I have given to the fire for fuel,
14.9.6
. Schoenen will send famine upon it, and will cut off so will I give the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
man and beast from it.

7 And I will set my face against them; "Leta 17:10 i Jer. 15. 1:

14 . Though these three men, Noah, Da- they shall go out from one fire, and another see her: 1.06... niel, and Job were in it, they should deliver fire shall devour them : cand ye shall know you in

but their own souls by their righteousness, that I am the LORD, when I set my face a- 4754
faith the Lord God.

gainst them.
15 If I cause noisom beasts to pass through 8 And I will make the land defolate, be-
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the land, and they + spoil it, so that it be cause they have committed a trespass

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CH A P. XVI.
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16 Though these three men were in it, 1 Under the fimilitude of a wretched infant,
as I live, faith the Lord God, they shalí is showed the natural state of Jerusalem. 6
deliver neither sons nor daughters , they Gods 'extraordinary love towards her. 15
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wherewith ye have daubed it ?
25 For I am the LORD: I will speak, 13 Therefore thus faith the Lord God,
and the word that I shall speak shall come I will even rent it with a stormy wind in my
to pass : it shall be no more prolonged : for fury; and there hall be an overflowing
in your days, O rebellious house, will I say howre in mine anger, and great hailstones
the word, and will perform it, faith the in my fury to consume it.
Lord God.

14 So will I break down the wall that

ye 26 q Again the word of the LORD.came have daubed with untempered morter, and tò me, saying,

bring it down to the ground, so that the 27 Son of man, behold, they of the foundation thereof shall be discovered, and house of Israel say, The vision that he feeth it shall fall, and ye shall be consumed in the is " for many days to come, and he prophesi- midst thereof: ' and

and ye shall know that I am i ver.9, 21, 2}} eth of the times that are far off.

the LORD.

Chap. * 28 Therefore fay unto them, Thus faith 15 Thus will I accomplish my wrath upthe Lord God, There shall none of my on the wall, and upon them that have daubwords be prolonged any more, but the word ed it with untempered morter, and will say which I have spoken shall be done; faith the unto you, The wall is no more, neither they Lord GOD.

that daubed it; CH A P. XIII. .

16 To wit, the prophets of Israel which
i The reproof of lying prophets, 10 and their prophesie .concerning Jerusalem, and which

untempered morter. 17 Of prophetejes and Tee visions of peace for her; and there is
their pillows.

nô peace, faith the Lord God.
Ndʻthe word of the LORD came unto 17 Likewise thou son of mán; set thy
me, saying,

face against the daughters of thy people,
2 Son of man, prophesie against the pro- which prophefie out of their own heart;
phets of Israel that prophesie, and say thou and prophesie thou against them,
unto • * them that prophesie out of their 18 And say, Thus faith the Lord God,

6 hearts, Hear ye the word of the Wo to the women that few pillows to all t tot, elbowie Irown hearts. LORD,

arm-holes, and make kerchiefs upon the head
3 Thus faith the Lord God, Wo unto of every ftature to hunt fouls : Will
eb. walk

the foolish prophets, that t follow their own the fouls of my people, and will ye fave the
spirit, # and have seen nothing.

souls alive that come unto you?
4 Ifrael, thy prophets are « like the 19. And will ye pollute me among my
foxes in the deserts.

people for handfuls of barley; and for · See Prov. it! 5 Ye d have not gone up into the * gaps, pieces of bread, to say the souls that should al. Cap. 21.30. neither + made up the hedges for the house not die, and to save the souls alive that s, breaches of Israel, to stand in the battle in the day thould not live, by your lying to my people eb. bedged the of the LORD.

that hear your lies? 6. They have seen vanity, and lying di- 20 Wherefore thus faith the Lord God, tap. 12.24vination, saying, The Lord faith; and the Behold, I am against your pillows, whereLORD hath not fent them : and they have with

ye

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made others to hope that they would con- fly, and I will tear them from your arms;
firm the word.

and will let the souls go, even the souls that
7 Have ye not seen a vain vision, and ye hunt to make them fly.
have ye not spoken a lying divination, 21 Your kerchiefs also will I tear, and
whereas ye say, The LORD faith it, albeit deliver my people out of your hand, and
I have not spoken?

they shall be no more in your hand to be
8 Therefore thus faith the Lord God, hunted, • and ye shall know that I am the oven ji
Because ye have spoken vanity, and seen LORD.
lies, therefore behold, I am against you, faith 22 Because with lies ye have made the heart
the Lord God.

of the righteous fad, whom I have not made 9 And mine hand shall be upon the pro- fad; and P strengthned the hands of the wic-pjet, at, ia phets that see vanity, and that divine lies : ked, that he should not return from his wic-* of, thás I they shall not be in the assembly of my ked way, * by promising him life : people, neither shall they be written in the 23 Therefore 9 ye shall see no more vani- + Heb. by quické writing of the house of Israel

, neither shall ty, nor divine divinations ; for I will deliver 1.Ver 6, 8c they enter into the land of Israel, 8 and ye my people out of your hand, ' and ye fhall Mic..... Chap. 11.10, Thall know that I am the Lord God.

know that I am the LORD.
10 | Because, even because they have

CH A P. XIV.
seduced my people, saying, Peace, and 1 God answereth idclaters according to their
there was no peace ; and one built up own heart. 6 They are exhorted to repent,
wall, and lo, others i daubed it with untem for fear of judgments, by means of seduced
pered morter :

prophets. 12 Gods irrevocable sentence of
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untempered morter, that it shall fall : k there 19 and of pestilence. 22 A remnant fall
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3. Son of man, these men have set up their I live, faith the Lord God, they shall deliidols in their heart, and put the stumbling- ver neither sons nor daughters, but they

block of their iniquity before their face : only shall be delivered themselves.
• Kings 3. 13. 6 should I be enquired of at all by them? 19 Or if I send a pestilence into that

4 Therefore Ipeak unto them, and say land, and pour out my füry upon it in blood,
unto them, Thus faith the Lord God, E- to cut off from it man and beaft:
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his idols in his heart, and putteth the it, as I live, faith the Lord God, they shall
stumbling-block of his iniquity before his deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall
face, and cometh to the prophet, I the LORD but deliver their own souls by their righte-,
will answer him that cometh, according to ousness.
the multitude of his idols,

21 For thus faith the Lord God, * How Oxy Alfower 5 That I y take the house of "rael in

much more when I fend my four sore judge their own heart, because they are all estran- ments upon Jerusalem, the fword, and the faged from me through their idols.

mine, and the noisom beast, and the pesti6. Therefore say unto the house of Israel, lence, to cut off from it man and beast ?

Thus "faith the Lord God, Repent, and turn 22 ( Yet hehold, therein fhall be left a *Os, others. * yourselves from your idols

, and turn away remnant that shall be brought forth, bothsons
your faces from all your abominations, and daughters: behold, they shall come forth

7 For every one of the house of Israel, or unto you, and ye shall see their way, and their
of the stranger that sojourneth in Israel, which doings : and ye shall be comforted concern-
separateth himself from me, and setteth up ing the evil that I have brought upon Jeru-
his idols in his heart, and putteth the stum- falem, even concerning all that I have brought
bling-block of his iniquity before his face, upon it.
and cometh to a prophet to enquire of him 23 And they shall comfort you when ye
concerning me; I the LORD will answer see their ways and their doings : and ye
him by my self
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shall know that I have not done without ° Lev. 17. ro, 8 And I will set my face against that cause, all' that I have done in it, faith the

Deut. 28.35. man, and will make him ad sign and a pro- Lord God.
Chap. so 15 verb, and I will cut him off from the midst

CHA P. XV.
Chap. 6. 7. of my people, and ye shall know that I am 3 By the unfitness of the vine-branch for as
the LORD.

ny work, 6 is Shewed the rejection of Fe9 And if the prophet be deceived when

rusalem. 11 Kings 22. 23. he hath spoken a thing, I the LORD f have Nd the word of the LORD came unto Job 12.10. Le deceived that prophet, and I will stretch out me, saying, my hand upon him, and will destroy him from 2 Son of

man,

What is the vine-tree more
the midst of my people Israel.

than any tree, or than a branch which is a-
IÒ And they shall bear the punishment of mong the trees of the forest ?
their iniquity : the punishment of the pro- 3 Shall wood be taken thereof to do any
phet shall be even as the punishment of him work? or will men take a pin of it to hang
that seeketh unto him :

any vessel thereon ?
11 That the house of Israel may go no, 4 Behold, - it is cast into the fire for fuel ; - John 15. a

more astray from me, neither be polluted as the fire devoureth both the ends of it, and Chap. 37.27. ny more with all their transgressions : 8 but the midst of it is burnt : * is it meet for

any
that they may be my people, and I may be work ?
their God, saith the Lord God.

5 Behold, when it was whole it was + Heb, monde fic
12. The word of the LORD came again meet for no work : how much less shall it
to me, saying,

be meet yet for any work, when the fire
13 Son of man, when the land finneth an hath devoured it, and it is burned ?
gainst me by trespassing grievously, then will 6 | Therefore thus faith the Lord God,
I stretch out mine hand upon it, and will As the vine-tree among the trees of the fo-

break the h staff of the bread thereof, and rest, which I bave given to the fire for fuel, 4.16.& 5. 12. will send famine upon it, and will cut off so will I give the inhabitants of Jerusalem. man and beast from it.

7 And I will set my face against them; "Le7.11.10

Chap 14 & i Jer. 15. 1:

14 . Though these three men, Noah, Da- they shall go out from one fire, and another sec Ler: 7.16., niel, and Job were in it, they should deliver fire shall devour them : and ye shall know

Chape6.7.& but their own souls by their righteousness, that I am the LORD, when I set my face a- 435 4 saith the Lord God.

gainst them.
15 If I cause noisom beasts to pass through 8 And I will make the land defolate, be-
Or, becave,

the land, and they + spoil it, so that it be cause they have committed a trespass, faith Heb.trefesa
desolate that no man may pass through be- the Lord Go D.
cause of the beasts :

CH A P. XVI.
16 Though these three men were in it, 1 Under the fimilitude of a wretched infant,
midst of iso as I live, saith the Lord God, they shall is sewed the natural state of Jerusalem. 6

deliver neither sons nor daughters ;, they Gods 'extraordinary love towards her. 15
only shall be delivered, but the land shall be Her monstrous whoredom. 35 Her grievous
desolate,

judg.

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A Lev. 26,26.

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