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2 Son of man, cause Jerusalem to know them,
her abominations,

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thy broidered garments 3 And say, Thus faith the Lord God un- and coveredAt them: and thou hast fet mine • Mebs cutting to Jerusalem, Thy.* birth, and thy nativi- oyl and mine incense before them.,

ty is of the land of Canaan," thy father was 19 My meat also which I gave thee, fine ll Chap 11. 3

Amorite, and thy mother an Hittite. four;, and oyl; and hony; wherewith'I fed | Hol. 2. 36 4 And as for thy nativity in the day thee, thou hast even set it before them for

thou was born, thy navel was not cut, nei- } a sweet favour: and thus it was, saith the Hebra javiti | 0s, when I ther wast thou washed in water † to supple Lord GOD.

thee: thou waft not falted at all, nor swad- 20 . Moreover, thou hast taken thị lons 2 Kings 16.3 dled at all.

and thy daughters, whom thou haft born un- ifa, 57. 5.
5 None eye pitied thee, to do any of these to me, and these hast chou sacrificed unto Chap. 22. 26.
unto thee, to have compassion upon thee ; them * to be devoured: is this of thy whore- * Bebeto ikovówr.
but thou wast cast out in the open field, to

doms à small matter;
the lothing of thy person, in the day that 21. That thou hast flain my children, and
thou wast born.

the fire them to cause them to pass through
6. And when I passed by thee, and faw

them?
Os, trodona uns thee i polluted in thine own blood, I said 22 And in all thine abominations and thy

unto thee wheri thou wast in thy blood, Live: whoredoms thou hast not remembred the
yea,

I said unto thee when thou wast in thy days of thy k youth, when thou waft Hof it be blood, Live.

naked and bare, and wast polluted in thy Ź

d'I have * caused thee to multiply as blood.

the bad of the field, and thou hast increased 23 And it came to pass after all thy wickHebe ornament and waxen great, and thou art come to t ex edness (wo, wo unto thee, saith the Lord

cellent ornaments: thy breasts are fashioned; God)
and thine hair is grown, whereas thou '

wall 24

That I thou hast also built unto thee an 'terra naked and bare.

† eminent place, and haft made thee an tör, broshits 8 Now when I passed by thee, and look high place in every street.

m Ila. 57: 5,7! ed upon thee, behold, thy time was the time 25 Thou hast built thy high place at every Jea" Rathự so so of love, and I spread my skirt over thee, head of the way, and hast made thy beauty

and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware to be abhorred, and hast opened thy feet to
unto thee, and entred into a covenant with every one that passed by, and multiplied thy
thee, faith the Lord God, and thou be- whoredoms.
camest mine.

26 Thou hast also committed fornication 9. Then washed I thee with water: yea, I with the Egyptians thy neighbours, " great. Chap. . to Hebo bloods. throughly washed away thy # blood from of flesh, and haft increased thy whoredoms, 20. thee, and I anointed thee with oyl.

to provoke me to anger, IÓ I clothed thee also with broidered 27 Behold therefore, I have stretched out work, and hod thee with badgers skin, and my hand over thee, and have diminished I girded thee about with fine linen, and I thine ordinary food, and delivered thee unto covered thee with filk. the will of them that hate thee, the # vecht

. ii I decked thee also with ornaments, daughters of the Philistines; which are a Or, cities. Gen. 24. 12, and I f put bracelets upon thine hands, and shamed of thy lewd way. a chain on thy neck.

28 P Thou haft played the whore also p e Rings vés 12 And I puta jewel on thy * forehead, with the Assyrians, because thou waft unsa y cho Chap-33.17. and ear-rings in thine ears, and a beautiful tiable: yea, thou hast played the harlot with Jer. 2. 15, 36

Chap. 23. ads crown upon thine head.

them, and yet couldīt not be satisfied.
13. Thus wast thou decked with gold and 29 Thou hast moreover multiplied thị
silver, and thy raiment was of fine linen, and fornication in the land of Canaan unto Chal-
filk, and broidered work; thou didit eat fine dea, and yet thou was not satisfied here-
flour, and hony, and oyl: and thou wast ex- with.
ceeding beautiful, and thou didst prosper 30 How weak is thine heart, faith the
into a kingdom.

Lotd God, seeing thou doft all these things,
14 And thy renown went forth among the the work of an imperious whorish woman?
heathen for thy beauty: for it was perfect 31 * In that 9 thou bụildeft thine eminent • Or, in sliy
through my comeliness which I had put up place in the head of every way, and makest dameters is ibini?
on thee; faith the Lord God.

thine high place in every street, and hast not ? Ver. 34, % is & But thou didst trust in thine own been as an harlot (in that thou fcorneft s Isa. 1. 11. & beautý, and playedst the harlot because of hire) Jer . 2. 20. 8 thy renown, and pouredit out thy for- 32 But as a wife that cosmitteth adultes

nications on every one that passed by ; his ty, which taketh ftrangers in stead of her
it was.

husband:
16 h And of thy garments thou didft takes 33. They give gifts to all whores, bučrthóů i ifa. zo. &:
and deckedst thy high places with divers givest thị gifts to aļl thy lovers; and hirest * Heba liturgia
colours, and playedst the harlot thereupon:

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2Before them that they may come unto thee on eve- 48 As I live, faith the Lord God, So- Before Chritt ry fide for thy whoredom.

dom thy sister hath not done, she nor her
34 And the contrary is in thee from other daughters, as thou hast done, thou and thy
594.

women in thy whoredoms, whereas none daughters.
followeth thee to commit whoredoms: and 49 Behold, this was the iniquity of thy fi-
in that thou givest a reward, and no rewad ster Sodom, Pride, a fulness of bread, and * Gen. 13. a
is given unto thee; therefore thou art con- abundance of idleness was in her and in her
trary.

daughters, neither did the strengthen the
35 F Wherefore, O harlot, hear the word hand of the poor and needy.
of the LORD.

50 And they were haughty, and con-. Gen. il. 19
36 Thus faith the Lord God, Because mitted abomination before me: therefore f IGen. 19.
thy filthiness was poured out, and thy naked- took them away as I saw good.
ness discovered through thy whoredoms with 51 Neither hath Samaria committed half
thy lovers, and with all the idols of thy abor of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine
minations, and by the blood of thy children, abominations more than they, and 8 hást ju- 5 Jarili.
which thou didst give unto them;
stified thy fifters in all thine abominations Matth

. te dy 37 Behold therefore, I will gather all which thou hast done.

thy loverswith whom thou hast taken plea- 52 Thou also which haft judged thy fisters,
Chap

. 23. 22, sure, and all them that thou hast loved, with bear thine own shame for thy sins that thou
Hof
. 2. 10. & all them that thou hast hated : I will even haft committed more abominable than they:

gather them round about against thee, and they are more righteous than thou: yea,
will discover thy nakedness unto them, that be thou confounded also, and bear 'thy
they may see all thy nakedness.

shame, in that thou hast justified thy sie
# Heb. with 38 And I will judge thee, † as women sters.
that break wedlock, and shed blood, are

53

h When I shall bring again their captio de verile ' judged, and I will give thee blood in fury vity, i the captivity of Sodom and her daugh: Jer. 20. ikh and jealousie.

ters, and the captivity of Samaria and her 39 And I will also give thee into their daughters, then will I bring again the : Ver. 24, 31. hand, and they shall throw down " thine e- captivity of thy captives in the midst of

minent place, and shall break down thy high them :

places: they shall strip thee also of thy clothes, 54 That thou mayst bear thine own shame,
* Heb. imfrue and shall take * thy fair jewels, and leave and mayst be confounded in all that thou
thee naked and bare.

hast done, in that thou art a comfort unto
40 They shall also bring up a company them.
Jokin 8.5, 7. against thee, * and they shall stone thee with 55 When thy filters, Sodom and her

stones, and thrust thee through with their daughters, shall return to their former estate,
swords,

and Samaria and her daughters shall return
1 2 Kings 25.9.

41 And they shall y burn thine houses with to their former estate, then thou and thy fire, and execute judgments upon thee in the daughters Thall return to your former efight of many women: and I will cause thee state. to cease from playing the harlot, and thou $6 For thy fister Sodom was not * menti- Web: for also shalt give no hire any more.

oned by thy mouth in the day of thy ting 42 So will I make my fury towards thee pride: to rest, and my jealousie shall depart from 57 Before thy wickedness was discovered, thee, and I will be quiet, and will be no as at the time of thy k reproach of the daugh- a Kings more angry.

ters of Syria, and all that are round about Ila. 7. 1. & 14 43 Because thou hast not remembred the her, the daughters of the Philistines which "Heb. Arab,

days of thy youth, but hast fretted me in all despise thee round about.
: Chap. 9. 10. these things; behold therefore, 2 I also will 58? Thou hast + born thy lewdness, and | Heb. bora

recompente thy way upon thine head, saith thine abominations, faith the Lord.
the Lord God, and thou shalt not commit 59 For thus faith the Lord God, I will
this lewdness, above all thine abominati- even deal with thee as thou haft done, * which Chapo 29,16

halt despised the oath in breaking the covenant.
44 | Behold, every one that useth pro- 60 Nevertheless, I will remember my
verbs, thall use this proverb against thee, say- covenant with thee in the days of thy youth,
ing, As is the mother, so is her daughter. and I will establish unto thee an everlasting

45 Thou art thy mothers daughter, that
lotheth her husband and her children, and 61 Then " thou shalt remember thy ways," Chap. 2014
thou art the sister of thy sisters, which lo- and be ashamed, when thou shalt receive
thed their husbands and their children: "your thy fisters, thine elder and thy younger: and
mother was an Hittite, and your father an I will give them unto thee for • daughters,
Amorite.

P but not by thy covenant.
46 And thine elder sister is Samaria, she 62 And I will establish my covenant with &c.

and her daughters that dwell at thy left hand: thee, and thou shalt know that I am the
Deut, 32. 32. and bf thy younger sister that dwelleth at

LORD:
+ Heb.lefer than thy right hand, is Sodom and her daughters. 63 That thou mayst remember and be con-

47. Yet halt thou not walked after their founded, 9 and never open thy mouth any

ways, nor done, after their abominations: more because of thy shame, when I am paci-
1 Or, that was but # as if that were a very little thing, thou fied toward thee for all that thou hast done,
There are not a small walt' corrupted more than they in all thy faith the Lord God.
ways.

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C H A P. XVII.

made him king, whose oath he despised, and Befoje thy Chrič Under the perable of two eagles and a vine; whose covenant he brake, even with him,

ir is shewed Gods judgment upon Jerusa- in the midit of Babylon he shall die. 1524

lem for revolting from Babylon to Egypt. 19 Neither ihall Pharaoh with his mighty 5940
22 God promiseth to plant the cedar of the army and great company make for him in
gospel.

the war i by casting up mounts, and building Jer. sz. &
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18 Šeeing he despised the vath by breaking 2 Son of man, put forth a riddle, and the covenant (when lo, he had given his

speak a parable unto the house of Israel; hand) and hath done all these things, he shall

3 And say, Thus faith the Lord Gods A not escape.

great eagle with great wings, long-winged, 19 Therefore thus faith the Lord God nalf Alebo ombroide- full of feathers, which had * divers colours, As I live, surely mine oath that he hath deEne

came unto Lebanon, and a took the highest spised, and my covenant that he hath bro-
branch of the cedar :

ken, even it will I recompense upon his own ns

4 He cropt off the top of his young twigs, head. and carried it into a land of traffick; he let 20 And I will k spread my net upon him, 'Chap. ii. ide it in a city of merchants.

and he thall be taken in my fnare, and I will 5 He took also of the feed of the land, bring him to Babylon, and will plead with | Heb. pws is ine and + planted it in a fruitful field, he placed him there for his trespass that he hath treffield of Seed, it by great waters, and set it as a willows passed against me.

21 And 'all his fugitives with all his bands 'Chap. ii, kung
6 And it grew, and became a spreading hall fall by the sword, and they that remain
vine of low Nature, whose branches turned shall be scattered towards all winds: and

ye
toward him, and the roots thereof were un- Thall know that I the LORD have spoken
der him: so it became a vine, and brought it.
forth branches, and thot forth sprigs.

22. Thus faith the Lord God, I will
7 There was also another great eagle with also take of the higheft branch of the high
great wings and many feathers; and behold, cedar, and will fer it, I will crop off from
this vine did bend her roots towards him, the top of his young twigs á tender one,
and shot forth her branches towards him, and will plant it upon an high mountain and
that he might water it by the furrows of her eminent.
plantation

23. m In the mountain of the height of - Ifi. 2. 1731 Heb. ficleta 8 It was planted in a good foil by great Israel will I plant it, and it shall bring forth Chap. 20. 40

waters, that it might bring forth branches, boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar :
and that it might bear fruit, that it might be and under it shall dwell all fowl of every
a goodly vine.

wing: in the fhadow of the branches thereof
9. Say thou, Thus faith the Lord God, shall they dwell.
Shall it prosper ? fhall he not pull up the 24. And all the trees of the field shall know
roots thereof, and cut off the fruit thereofthat I the LORD have brought down the
that it wither? it shall wither in all the high tree, have exalced the low tree, have
leaves of her spring, even without great dried up the green tree, and have made the
power, or many people to pluck it up by dry tree to flourish : I the LORD have spos
the roots thereof.

ken and have done it.
io Yea, behold, being planted, shall it

CHA P. XVIII. •Chap19. 126

profperabfhall it not utterly wither, when i God reproveth the unjust parable of foure
the east-wind toucheth it? it shall wither in grapes. $ He Neweth horas he dealeth
the furrows where it grew.

with a just father, 10 with a wicked son
in q Moreover, the word of the LORD of a just father, 14 with a juft son of a
came unto me, saying,

wicked father, 19 with a wicked mari Chap.!26 s. 12 Say now to the rebellious house, repenting, 24 with a just man revolting.

Know ye not what these things mean? tell 25 He defendeth his justice, 31 and exhor:
them, Behold, the king of Babylon is come teth to repentance.
to Jerusalem, and hath taken the king there- He word of the

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with him to Babylon;

Ź What mean ye, that ye use this proverb 13 And hath taken of the kings feed, and concerning the land of Israel, saying, The & 2 Chri: 16.13. made a covenant with him, and hath'* ta: "fathers have eaten fowre grapes, and the jer. žiiša * *Meb, browgbe ken an oath of him: he hath also taken the childrens teeth are set on edges

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3 As I live, faith the Lord God, ye fall 14

That the kingdom might be base, that not have occasion any more to use this pro4. Hebu to keep doing it might not lift it self up, t but that by verb in Ifrael

. covenant to stand

keeping of his covetant it might stand. 4 Behold, all fouls are mine, as the 594 15 But he rebelled against him in sending foul of the father, so also the foul of the : 2 Kings 24.201 his ambassadors into Egypt, that they might son is mine : the soul that finneth, it shall 6 Deut.19.16 give him horses, and much people: s'thall he die.

prosper ? shall he escape that doth such Šý But if a man be just, and do * that • Heb. Judzomething
things ? or fhall he break the covenant, and which is lawful and right;
be delivered?

6b And hath not eaten upon the mountains, chap. 22i o's a Jer. 32.5.&

16 As I live, faith the Lord God, surely neither hath lift up his eyes to the idols of Chap. 12. Ito be in the place where the king dwellerh that

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Before the house of Israel, neither hath defiled his mitted, they shall not be mentioned unto him: Before Chrilt neighbours wife, neither hath come near to

in his righteousness that he hath doné, he, Chit a menftruous woman,

shall live. 594. 7 And hath note oppressed any, but hath 23 • Have I any pleasure at all that the $94.

restored to the debtor his pledge, hath wicked should die faith the Lord God se

spoiled none by violence, hath 8 given his and not that he should return from his ways • Exod. 22. 21. bread tọ the hungry, and hath covered the and live? Levit. 19. 15. naked with a garment,

24 But when the righteous turneth Chap. szake 8. He that hath not given forth upon " usu- away from his righteousness, and committeth ry, neither hath taken any increafe, that iniquity, and doth according to all the abo

hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath minations that the wicked man doth, shall he * Exod. 22. 25. executed true judgment between man and live ? all his righteousness that he hath done

Thall not be mentioned: in his trespass that Deut. 23. 19. man,

9 Hath walked in my statutes, and hath he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath kept my judgments to deal truly; he is just, sinned, in them shall he die. he shall surely live, faith the Lord God. 25 Yet ye say, 'The way of the LORD PVC, 26. Chap

lo q If he beget a son that is a f robber, is not equal.' Hear now, o house of Israel, refore dark to a shedder of blood, and I that doth the like Is not my way equal ? are not your ways Lis brother befides to any one of these things,

unequal
II' And that doth not any of those duties, 26. When a righteous man turneth away
but even hath eaten upon the mountains, from his righteousness, and committeth ini-
and defiled his neighbours wife,

quity, and dieth in them ; for his iniquity
12 Hath oppressed the poor and needy, that he hath done, shall he die.
hath spoiled by violence, hath not restored 27 Again, when the wicked man turneth
the pledge, and hath lift up his eyes to the away

from his wickedness that he hath com-
idols, hath committed abomination,

mitted, and doth that which is lawful and
13 Hath given forth upon usury, and hath right, he shall fave his soul alive.
taken increase : shall he then live he shall 28 Because he confidereth, and turneth
not live: he hath done all these abominati- away from all his transgressions that he hath
ons, he shall surely die, i his " blood shall be committed, he shall surely live, he shall not

die.
14. Now lo, if he beget a fon that seeth 29 9 Yet faith the house of Israel, The way · Ver. 14
all his fathers fins which he hath done, and of the Lord is not equal. O house of Israel,
confidereth, and doth not such like, are not my ways equal ? are not your ways
15

That hath not eaten upon the moun- unequal tains, neither hath lift up his eyes to the idols 30 - Therefore I will judge you, O house 'Chap: 31.6 of the house of Israel, hath not defiled his of Israel, every one according to his ways, neighbours wife,

faith the Lord God:srepent, and turn #your #05, other 16 Neither hath oppressed any, thath not selves from all your transgressions ; so iniqui+ Heb. hath mot withholden the pledge, neither hath spoiled ty shall not be your ruin. permitaken to pledge by violence, but hath given his bread to the

31 Cast away from

you all your transhungry, and hath covered the naked with a gressions, whereby ye have transgressed, and garment,

make you a new heart, and a new spirit ; Chap. 11.15 17 That hath taken off his hand from the for why will ye die, O house of Israel poor, that hath not received usury nor in- 32 For "I have no pleasure in the death of "Lam, 30 130 crearé, hàth executed my judgments, hath him that dieth, faith the Lord God: where- spet ses walked in my statutes; he shall not die for fore turn * your felves, and live ye. the iniquity of his father, he shall surely

CHA P. XIX. live.

I A lamentation for the princes of Israel, 18 As for his father, because he cruelly under the parable of lions whelps taken in opprefied, spoiled his brother by violence, a pit, 10 and for Jerusalem, under the and did that which is not good among his parable of a wasted vine.

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19 Yet fay ye, Why? kdoth not the son 2 And say, What is thy mother? a lioness:
bear the iniquity of the father? when the she lay down among lions, she nourished her
son hath done that which is lawful and right, whelps among young lions.
and hath kept all my statutes, and hath done 3 And The brought up one of her whelps:
them, he shall surely live.

a it became a young lion, and it learned to "Ver. 6? 'Deut. 24. 16. : 20 The soul that sinneth, it shall die : 'the catch the prey, it devoured men. 3 Kings 14.6. fon Thall not bear the iniquity of the father, 4 The nations also heard of him, he was Jer. 3 t. 29, 30. neither shall the father bear the iniquity of taken in their pit, and they brought him with

the fon; the righteousness of the righteous chains unto the land of Egypt.
shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the 5 Now when she saw that the had waited, ja. 22.11

, 12 wicked shall be

and her hope was lost, then she took anoqChap 33.11.

21 But m if the wicked will turn from all ther of her whelps, and made him a young his sins that he hath committed, and keep lion. all my statutes, and do that which is lawful 6 And he went up and down among the Jer.22.13-1 and right, he shall surely live, he shall not lions, " he became a young lion, and learned • Ver, is die.

to catch the prey, and devoured men. 22 All his transgressions that he hath com

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and he laid waste their cities, and the land I am the LORD your God.

was defolate, and the fulnets thereof by the 8 But they rebelled against me, and would Chritt 594 noise of his roring.

not hearken unto me: they did not every man 593 8 • Then the nations set against him cast away the abominations of their eyes, neion every fide from the provinces, and spread ther did they forsåke the idols of Egypt : their net over him : he was taken in their then I said, I will pour out my fury upon pit.

them, to accomplish my anger againit them 9 * And they put him in ward t in chains in the midst of the land of Egypt. fos, en hookbo and brought him to the king of Babylon ; 28 But I wrought for my names sake, that i See Exoá.

they brought him into holds, that his voice it should not be polluted before the heathen, Num. ... 16 Thould no more be heard upon the mountains among whom they were, in whose sight I Deut. 9. 28. of Israel.

made

my self known unto them, in bringing 10 Thy mother is 8 like a vine # in them forth out of the land of Egypt. neju, or, in shy thy blood, planted by the waters, she was to'q Wherefore I " caused them to go - Exod. 13.10.

fruitful and full of branches by reason of ma- forth out of the land of Egypt, and brought
ny waters.

them into the wilderness.
ir And she had strong rods for the scep- I And I gave them my flatutes; and †Hebmade theat
tres of them that bare rule, and her stature fhewed them my judgments, which if à Lev. 18. s.
was exalted among the thick branches, and màn do, he shall even live in them.
The appeared in her height with the multi- iż Moreover also, I gave them my k fab- Gal. 3. 1a.
tude of her branches.

baths, to be a sign between me and them, & 30.11, & 12 But she was plucked up in fury, she that they might know that I am the LORD & 15. 2. chap: 17.16. was cast down to the ground, and the h east- that santifié them. 'th Hos. 13. 15.

wind dried up her fruit : her strong rods 13 Biit the house of Israel rebelled as
were broken and withered, the fire con- gainst me in the wilderness : they walk-
fumed them.

ed not in my statutes, and they despised my
13 And now she is planted in the wilder- judgments, which if a man do, he Thall even
ness, in a dry and thirsty ground.

live in them; and my fabbaths they greatly 1 Judg. 9.15.

14 · And fire is gone out of a rod of her 'polluted: then I said I would pour out my. 'Exod. 16. 17: i Chap. 19.18.

branches

, which hath devoured her fruit, fo fury upon them in the TM wilderness to con- - Num. 1.390 , that she hath no strong rod to be a fceptre sume them. to rule : * this is a lamentation, and shall be 14 - But I wrought for my names fake, that • vet. 9, 22, for a lamentation.

it should not be polluted before the heathen, ys CHA P. XX.

in whose light I brought them out. I God refuseth to be consulted by the elders 15 Yet also • I lifted up my hand unto Num. 14.254 fe :

of Israel. 5 He sheweth the story of their them in the wilderniefs, that I would not
rebellions in Egypt, 10 in the wilderness, bring them into the land which I had given
27 and in the land. 33 He promiseth to them, flowing with milk and hony, P which p Vér.
gather them by the gospel. 45 Under the is the glory of all lands :
name of a forest he jhemeth the destruction 16 • Because they despised my judgments, a Ver. 13,24
of Jerufalem.

and walked not in iny ftatutcs, but polluted
Nd it came to pass in the feventh year, my fabbaths : for their heart went after theit

in the fifth month, the tenth day of the idols.
month, that a certain of the elders of Israel 19 Nevertheless, mine eye spared them
came to enquire of the Lord, and sat be- from destroying them, neither did I'make an

end of them in the wilderness.
2 Then came the word of the LORD unto 18 But I said unto their children in the
me, saying,

wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of
3 Son of man, speak unto

the elders of your fathers, neither observe their judgments; Ifrael, and say unto them, Thus faith the nor defile your selves with their idols. Lord God, Are ye code to enquire of me? 19 I am the LORD your God; walk in

as I live, faith the Lord God, I will not my statutes; and keep my judgments and do 59 Chap. 14. 3. be enquired of by you.

them : 4. Wilt thou * -judge them, son of man,

20 * And hallow my fabbaths; and they · Ver. in Chap. 221 2. Wilt thou judge them? cause them to know shall be a sign between me and you, that the abominations of their fathers :

ye may know that I airi the LORD your
5 [ And say unto them, Thus faith the God.
di Exod. 6. 7. Lord God, In the day when I chose Israel, 21 Notwithstanding the children rebel-
104sware and and † lifted up mine hand unto the seed of led against me : they walked not in my sta-
* Exod. 3. $. the house of Jacob, and made my self e tutes, neither kept my judgments to do them,

known unto them in the land of Egypt, s which if a man do, he shall even live in . vec 11,157
when I lifted up mine hand unto them, lay- them ;, they polluted my fabbaths : then I
ing, I am the Loró your God,

faid I would pour out my fury upon them,
6 In the day that I lifted up mine hand to accomplish my anger against them in the
unto them to bring them forth of the land wilderness.
of Egypt, into a land that I had espied for 22 * Nevertheless, I withdrew mine hand, plal. 38.76;
them, flowing with milk and hony, i which and "wrought for my names fake, that it
'is the glory of all lands :

Thould not be polluted in the light of the 7 Then said I unto them, Caft je away heathen, in whose fight I brought them forth, every man the abominations of his eyes, and

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