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among all the uncircumcised nations.

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Nd it came to pass in the twelfth year, 588. could not hide him: the fir trees were not in the twelfth month, in the first day 587. Gen. 2. $.

like his boughs, and the chesnut-trees were of the month, that the word of the LORD
not like his branches ; not any tree in the came unto me, saying,
garden of God was like unto him in his 2 Son of man, take up a lamentation for
beauty

Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him,
9 I have made him-fair by the multitude Thou art like a young lion of the nations, : Chap. 19.3

; of his branches : so that all the trees of E- band thou art as a * whale in the seas : and *Os, dragen. den, that were in the garden of God, en- thou cameit forth with thy rivers, and vied him.

troubledst the waters with, thy feet, and 10 Therefore thus-saith the Lord God, fouledft their rivers. Because thou hast lifted up thy self in height, 3 Thus faith the Lord God, I will thereand he hath shot up his top among the fore spread out my net over thee, with a & 17220 thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in company of many people, and they shall his height ;

bring thee

up in my net. I I have therefore delivered him into

4 Then will I leave thee upon the land, 4 Chap. 29. si the hand of the mighty one of the heathen: I will cast thee forth upon the open field, til flebit in doing the shall surely deal with him, I have dri- and will cause all the fowls of the heaven to ven him out for his wickedness.

remain upon thee, and I will fill the beasts : Chap 28. 7

12 And strangers, the terrible of the na- of the whole earth with thee.
tions, have cut him off, and have left him: 5. And I will lay thy flefh upon the moun-
upon the mountains and in all the vallies, tains, and fill the vallies with thy height.
his branches are fallen, and his boughs are

6'I will also water with thy blood † the for, the leni of
broken by all the rivers of the land, and all land wherein thou swimmest, even to the shy swimming,
the people of the earth are gone down from mountains ; and the rivers Thall be full of
his shadow, and have left him.

thee. 13 Upon his ruin shall all the fowls of

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7 And when I shall | put thee out, o I will Ifa. 13.14 the heaven remain, and all the beasts of the cover the heaven, and make the stars thereof Joel 2: 31. field Thall be upon his branches :

dark : I will cover the sun 'with a cloud, and Amos 8. 9, 12. 14 Tothe end that none of all the trees by the moon Ihall not give her light. the waters exalt themselves for their height, 8 All the * bright lights of heaven will I the light in het neither shoot up their top among the thick make + dark over thee, and set darkness up

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on thy land, faith the Lord God. their height, all that drink water : for $ 9. I will also † vex the hearts of many anger, os, graf,

*Heb. provokeie they are all delivered unto death to the ne- people, when I shall bring thy. deftruction ather parts of the earth in the midst of the mong the nations, into the countries which, children of men, with them that go down thou hast not known. to the pit.

10 Yea, I will make many people amazed 15 Thus faith the Lord God, In the day at thee, and their kings shall be horribly

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Chap 16, 1%
a mourning, I covered the deep for him, sword before them, and they shall tremble
and I restrained the floods thereof, and the at every moment; every man for his own
great waters were stayed ; and I caused Le- life, in the day of thy fall

. † Hebo to be

banon + to mourn for him, and all the trees 11 : For thus faith the Lord God, The Jer.46. 26
of the field fainted for him.

sword "of the king of Babylon shall come
16 I made the nations to shake at the
sound of his fall, when I cast him down to 12 By the swords of the mighty will I

hell with them that descend into the pit : cause thy multitude to fall, - the terrible of Chap. 28. 21 Isa: 14.. 8. and hall the trees of Eden, the choice and the nations all of them ; and they shall spoil Chap. 321 31. best of Lebanon, all that drink water, the pomp of Egypt, and all the multitude

shall be comforted in the nether parts of thereof Thall be defroyed.
the earth.

13 I will deitroy also all the beasts there-
17 They also went down into hell with of from besides tħe

of from besides the great waters,

i neither

i Chap. 29. SI him unto them that be llain with the sword, shall the foot of man trouble them any more, and they that were his arm that dwelt nor the hoofs of beasts trouble them. under his shadow in the midst of the hea- 14 Then will I make their waters deep, then.

and cause their rivers to run like oyl, faith & Vér. 21 18 f k To whom art thou thus like in

the Lord God. glory and in greatness among the trees of 15. When I shall make the land of Egypt Eden ? yet shalt thou be brought down with desolate, and the country shall be * deftituie * Heb. desolat

from the fulness the trees of Eden unto the nether parts of of that whereof it was full, when I shall Chap. 28.10. the earth : ' thou shalt lie in the midst of the smite all them that dwell therein, then ihall

uncircumcised, with them that be slain by they know that I am the LORD.
the sword : this is Pharaoh and all his mul- 16 This is the lamentation wherewith they
titude, faithi the Lord God.

shall lament her : the daughters of the nati-
CHA P. XXXII.

ons shall lament her: they shall lament for I A lamentation for the fearful fall of E- her, even for Egypt and for all her multi

gypt. i The sword of Babylon shall de- cude, faith the Lord God.

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2Before 19 ( It came to pass also in the twelfth 3i Pharaoh shall see them, and shall be before Chritt year, in the fifteenth day of the month, that comforted over all his multitude, even Pha

Chritt day the word of the LORD came unto me, say- raoh and all his army slain by the sword, faith the Lord God.

$ 873 18 Son of man, wail for the multitude of 32 For I have caused my terror in the Egypt, and cast them down, even her, and land of the living : and he shall be laid in the daughters of the famous nations, unto the midst of the uncircumciled with them the nether parts of the earth, with them that are slain with the sword, even Pharaoh that go down into the pit.

and all his multitude, saith the Lord God. 19 Whom dost thou pass in beauty ? 1

CHA P. XXXIII, nd I Ver. 21,24, go

go down, and be thou laid with the uncir- i According to the duty of a watchman, ir and cumcised.

warning the

people, 7 Ezekiel is admonished 20 They shall fall in the midst of them of his duty. io God Sheweth the justice

that are flain by the sword: tihe is delivered of his ways towards the penitent, and toA ti t 01, the Sword to the sword; draw her and all her multi- wards revolters. .17 He maintaineth his ill tudes.

justice, 21 Vpon the news of the taking The strong among the mighty shall of Jerusalem, he prophesieth the defolation 2,4

14.9. Ver. 27. speak to him out of the midst of hell with of the land, 30 Gods judgment upon the d. them that help him : they are gone

mockers of the prophets. down, they lie uncircumcised, Nain by the

Gain the word of the LORD came un- $87 ts sword.

to me, saying,
22 • Asshur is there, and all her company : 2 Son, of man; speak to the children of
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graves are about him : all of them Nlain, thy people, and say unto them,
fallen by the sword,

bring the sword upon a land, if the people sword upon here
23 Whofe graves are set in the sides of the of the land take a man of their coasts, and
pit, and her company is round about her grave:

set him for their watchman : all of them lain, fallen by the sword, which

3. If when he seeth the sword come upon 1 Or, dismaying. Caused | terror in the land of the living. the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn

24 There is Elam and all her multitude
round about her grave, all of them Ilain, fal- 4. Then † whosoever heareth the sound of theb.be tud
len by the sword, which are gone down un- the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the hearing heariche
circumcised into the nether parts of the sword come, and take him away, his blood
earth, which caused their terror in the land Thall be upon his own head.
of the living, yet have they born their shame 5 He heard the sound of the trumpet; and
with them that go down to the pit.

took not warning, his blood shall be upon
25 They have set her a bed in the midst him: but he that taketh warning, Thall de-
of the slain with all her multitude: her liver his soul.
graves are round about him : all of them 6 But if the watchman see the sword
uncircumcised, Alain by the sword : though come, and blow not the trumpet, and the
their terror was caused in the land of the li- people bę not warned : if the sword come
ving, yet have they born their shame with and take any person from among them, he
them that go down to the pit: he is put in is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood
the midst of them that be slain.

will I require at the watchmans hand,
26. There is Meshech, Tubal, and all her 7. So thou, O son of man, I have fet Chap

: 3. 17 multitude : her graves are round about him: thee a watchman unto the house of Ilrael : all of them uncircumcised, Nain by the therefore thou shalt hear the word at my sword, though they caused their terror in mouth, and warn them from me. the land of the living.

8. When I say unto the wicked, O wicked 27 P And they shall not lie with the migh- man, thou shalt surely die; if thou dost not

ty, that are fallen of the uncircumcised, speak to warn the wicked from his way, • Heb.wish wear which are gone down to hell * with their that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, pons of their war,

weapons of war : and they have laid their þut his blood will I require at thine
swords under their heads, but their iniqui- hand.
ties shall be upon their bones, though they 9 Nevertheless, if thou warn the wicked
were the terror of the mighty in the land of his way to turn from it: if he do not
of the living

turn froin his way, he shall die in his iniqui-
28 Yea, thou shalt be broken in the midst ty, but thou hast delivered thy soul.
of the uncircumcised, and shalt lie with them 10 Therefore, O thou son of man, speak
that are flain with the sword.

unto the house of Israel, Thus ye speak; say29. There is Edom, her kings, and all her ing, If our tranfgrefsions and our fins be up4 Heb; given, or, princes, which with their might are t laid by on us, and we b pine away in them, how - Chap. 24. júla

them that were slain by the sword : they shall should we then live ?
lie with the uncircumcised, and with them 11 Say unto them, As I live, faith the
that go down to the pit:

Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death 2 Sam. 14.148 Chap 31.6. 30° There be the princes of the north all of the wicked, but that the wicked turn shitetos.

of them, and all the Zidonians, which are gone from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from
down with the flain, with their terror they your evil ways; for d why will ye die, O Chapo 18. 314
are ashamed of their might, and they lie un- house of Israel ?
circumcised with them that be slain by the 12 Therefore, thou son of man, say unto •CKap. 3, 2017
sword, and bear their shame with them that the children of thy people, The e righte- & 18: 346
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cease: and the mountains of Israel Thall be Chia

in the day of his transgression: as for the

wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall defolate, that none shall pass through. 587, thereby in the day that he turneth from his 29 Then shall they know that I am the 587.

wickedness; neither shall the righteous be LORD, when I have laid the land most de-
able to live for his righteousness in the day folate, because of all their abominations 30.6, 7.
that he sinneth.

which they have committed.
13 When I shall say to the righteous, that 30 Also thou son of man, the children
he shall surely live: if he trust to his own of thy people still are talking # against thee + O1, of tikan
righteousness, and commit iniquity; all his by the walls, and in the doors of the houses,
righteousness shall not be remembred, but and speak one to another, every one to his
for his iniquity that he hath committed 'he brother, saying, Come, I pray you, and hear
Thall die for it.

what is the word that cometh forth from 14 Again, when I say unto the wicked, the LORD. Thou shalt surely die: if he turn from his 31 And ? they come unto thee * as the Chap

. 14. 1. # Heb. judgment fin, and do I that which is lawful and right; people cometh, and † they · fit before thee . Heb, according

15 If the wicked restore the pledge, & as my people, and they hear thy words, but the people $ Exod. 22. 1, give again that he robbed, walk in the sta- they will not do them: b for with their ts my people 2. 4. tutes of life without committing iniquity; mouth they shew much love, but their heart Chap

. e... Numeris7: he shall surely live, he shall not die. goeth after their covetousness.

16 None of his fins that he hath commit- 32 And lo, thou art unto them as * a very 1(1.79.13. ted Thall be mentioned unto him : he hath lovely fong of one that hath a pleasant voice, loves, on, joka done that which is lawful and right; he and can play well on an inftrument: for Hebe, a long shall surely live.

they hear thy words, but they do them 17 .q Yet the children of thy people say, not. Sh.ap. 18, 25. The way of the Lordis not equal : but as 33. And when this cometh to pass (lo, it' 1 Sam. 3.10. for them, their way is not equal.

will come) then a shall they know that a " Chap. 2. s. 18 When the righteous turneth from his prophet hath been among them. righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he

CH A P. XXXIV. shall even die thereby.

I A reproof of the shepherds. 7 Gods judg19 But if the wicked turn from his wick

ment against them.

11 His providence
edness, and do that which is lawful and right, for his Rock. 20 The kingdom of Christ.
he .

Nd 'the word of the LORD came unto
20 Yet ye say, 'The way of the Lord is A

587.'

me, saying, not equal : Oye house of Israel, I will judge Son of man, prophesie against the 5 : Chap. 33.24 you every one after his ways.

shepherds of Israel, prophesie and say unto 21 [ And it came to pass in the twelfth them, Thus faith the Lord God unto the * Chap . 2. year of our captivity, in the tenth month, fhepherds, Wo be to the shepherds of Ifra- Zech. 11.16 in the fifth day of the month,

m that one

el that do feed themselves: should not the that had escaped out of Jerusalem, came un- shepherds feed the flocks? • 2 Kings 25. to me, saying, The city is smitten.

3 Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with 22 Now o the hand of the LORD was the wooll

, d ye kill them that are fed: but « Chap. 31.26 upon me in the evening, afore he that was

ye

feed not the flock. escaped came ; and had opened my mouth • The diseased have ye not strengthned, 'Ver. 16 until he came to me in the morning, and neither have ye healed that which was fick;

my mouth was opened, and I was no more neither have ye bound up that which was p Chap. 24. 27. P dumb.

broken, neither have ye brought again that 23 Then the word of the LORD came un- which was driven away, neither have ye to me, saying,

fought that which was lost; but with force'i Parsisi 24 Son of man, 9 they that inhabit those and with cruelty have ye ruled them. wastes of the land of Israel, speak, saying, 5 8 And they were scattered * because 6 Chap. 33.25, Abraham was one, and he inherited the land: there is no shepherd: and they became meat - Os, without a but we are many, the land is given us for to all the beasts of the field, when they were we are rele

to res. S. inheritance.

fcattered.
25 Wherefore say uuto them, Thus faith 6 My sheep wandred through all the

the Lord God, 'Ye eat with the blood, mountains, and upon every high hill: yea, 7:7; 16. & 17. and s lift up your eyes toward your idols, my flock was scattered upon all the face of Houd 47: 26. and shed blood; and shall ye possess the the earth, and none did search or seek after ! Chap. 18. 6. land?

them.
26 Ye stand upon your sword, ye work 7. Therefore ye shepherds, hear the
abomination, and ye defile every one his word "of the LORD;
neighbours wife; and Ihall ye possess the 8 As I live, faith the Lord God, surely
land?

because my flock became a prey, and my 27 Say thou thus unto them, Thus faith flock became meat to every beast of the : Chap. 39. 4. the Lord God, As I live, surely they that field, because there was no shepherd, nei• Heb. to dovou are in the wastes shall fall by the sword, and ther did my shepherds search for my flock, • Judg. 6. 2. him that is in the open field • will I give to but the

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but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed the beasts * to be devoured: and they that not my flock:

be in the forts and in the caves, shall die 9 ‘Therefore, O ye shepherds, hear the and defolation of the peftilence.

word of the LORD; 28 * For I will lay the land † most defo

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Before 10 Thus faith the Lord God, Behold, I 26 And I will make them and the places before Chriü am against the shepherds, and I will require round about my hill, a blessing; and I will

flock at their hand, and cause them to my

cause the shower to come down in his sea

Christ 587.

cease from feeding the flock, neither shall son : there shall be 9 showers of blessing: 587
the shepherds feed themselves any more; for 27 And the tree of the field thall yield: Palos: it
I will deliver my flock from their mouth, her fruit, and the earth thall yield her in-
that they may not be meat for them. crease, and they shall be safe in their land,

For thus faith the Lord God, Be- and shall know that I am the LORD, when
hold, I, even I will both search my sheep, I have broken the bands of their yoke, and
and seek them out.

delivered them out of the hand of those that | Heb. Accst.

12 † As a shepherd seeketh out his flock served themselves of them. in the day that he is among his sheep that 28 And they shall no more be a prey to the are scattered ; so will I seek out my Theep, heathen, neither shall the beasts of the land and will deliver them out of all places, where devour them; but s they shall dwell fafely, Jer. 30. 18: they have been scattered in the cloudy and and none shall make them afraid. dark day.

29 And I will raise up for them a plant ; Isa. ir. i. Chap 28.251

* Jer. 23. 5. 13 And I will bring them out from the of renown, and they shall be no more people, and gather them from the countries, consumed with hunger in the land,“ neither renown and will bring them to their own land, and bear the shame of the heathen any more. 'feed them upon the mounrains of Israel by 30 Thus thall they know that I the LORD %. Chap. 36. 3; the rivers, and in all the inhabited places of their God am with them, and that they, the country.

even the house of Israel, are my people; faith 14

I will feed them in a good pasture, and the Lord God. upon the high mountains of Israel shall their

31 And ye my * flock, the flock of my · Joha zò. it:
fold be: there shall they lie in a good fold, pasture, are men, and I am your God, faith
and in a fat patture shall they feed upon the Lord God.
the mountains of Israel.

CH A P. XXXV.
15 I will feed my flock, and I will cause The judgment of mount Seir, for their hatred
thein to lie down, faith the Lord God. of Israel.

16 i I will seek that which was lost, and Oreover
bring again that which was driven away, unto me, saying,

587 and will bind up that which was broken, 2 Son of man, set thy face against mount mfas 10,16 and will strengthen that which was sick: but Seir, and · prophesie against it,

• Jer. 19. 7,63 I will destroy the fat and the strong, I will 3. And say unto it, Thus faith the Lord Chap. 25. 12. feed them with judgment.

GOD, Behold, O mount Seir, I am against Obad. so, &c. 17 And as for you, O my flock, thus faith thee, and I will stretch out mine hand against the Lord God, ' Behold, I judge between thee, and I will make thee * most defolate.

* Heb. defolatiTatth. 25.12• * cattle and cattle, between the rams and the 4 I will lay thy cities waste, and thou shalt •and desolatieja attle of lambs t he-goats.

be defolate, and thou shalt know that I am 18 Seemeth it a small thing unto you, to the LORD. have eaten up the good pasture, but ye must 5. Because thou hast had a perpetual ha- 1,05, batred of tread down with your feet the residue of tred, and hast | Thed the blood of the chil

7 Heb. poured your pastures? and to have drunk of the

dren of Israel by the * force of the sword, in on the children. deep waters, but ye must foul the residue the time of their calamity, in the time that Chap. 21.256 with your feet?

their iniquity had an end: 19 And as for my flock, they eat that which 6 Therefore, as I live, faith the Lord ye have troden with your feet: and they GOD, I will prepare thee unto blood, and drink that which ye have fouled with your feet. blood shall pursue thee: ° fith thou hast not • Pril

. 169. 17: 20 Therefore thus faith the Lord God hated blood, even blood shall pursue thee. anto them, Behold, I, even I will judge be

7

Thus will I make mount Seir + most de- + Heb. defolatione
tween the fat cattle, and between the lean folate, and cut off from it him that passeth
cattle.

out, and him that returneth.
21 Because ye have thrust with side and 8 And I will fill his mountains with his
with shoulder, and pusht all the diseased Nain men: in thy hills, and in thy vallies;
with your horns, till ye have scattered them and in all thy rivers Thall they fall that are
abroad:

flain with the sword.
22 Therefore will Í save my flock, and 9 - I will make thee perpetual defolati- Jer 49. it;
they shall no more be a prey, and I will judge ons, and thy cities shall not return; · and ye Chap. 6.7.&
between cattle and cattle.

shall know that I am the LORD. 23 And I will set up one m shepherd over 10 Because thou hast said, These two naJohn 10. 11. them, and he shall feed them, even my tions, and these two countries shall be mine; i Fet: 2.250& servant David; he shall feed them, and he and we will f possess it, † whereas the LORD Plal

. 83. 4: shall be their shepherd.

was there :

* Or, though Chap 33 34 24 And I the LORD will be their God, ii Therefore, as I live; faith the Lord the LORD was

and my fervant David a prince among them, God, I will even do according to thine an-
I the LORD have spoken it.

ger, and according to thine envy which thou • Chap 37.16..

So ver. 7.

nd kids.

Heb. great goats.

old.

29.
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7. 4, 9. & 30 á ii.

nisa. 40. 11. Jer. 23. 4; 5.

5. 4.
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there.

Hol. 3. 5:

25 And o I will make with them a cove- haft used out of thy hatred against them:

peace, and P will cause the evil beasts and I will make my self known amongst them, to cease out of the land: and they shall dwell when I have judged thee. safely in the wilderness, and feep in the 12 And thou thalt know that I am the woods.

LORD

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25efore Lord, and that I have heard all thy blaf- the house of Israel, even all of it, and the ci- Before Chriít phemies which thou haft spoken against the ties shall be inhabited, and the waites shall

be builded. mountains of Israel, saying, They are laid de587. solate, they are given us * to consume. 11 And I will multiply upon you man and

587. 13 Thus with your mouth ye have | boa- beast, and they shall increase and bring fruit, i 1 Sam. 2. 3. fted against me, and have multiplied your

and I will settle you after your old estates,
words against me: I have heard them. and will do better unto you than at your be-

Thus faith the Lord God, When the ginnings, e and ye shall know that I am the
whole earth rejoyceth, I will make thee de LORD.
solate.

12 Yca, I will cause men to walk upon
15 h As thou didît rejoyce at the inheri- you, eveti my people Ifrael, and they shall
tance of the house of Israel, because it was possess thee, and thou shalt be their inheri-
defolate, so will I do unto thee: thou Malt tance, and thou shalt no more henceforth
be desolate, O mount Seir, and all Idumea, bereave them of men.
even all of it, and they shall know that I am 13 Thus faith the Lord God, Because
the LORD.

they say unto you, Thou land devourest up
C H A P. XXXVI.

men, and hast bereaved thy nations; I The land of Israel is comforted, both hy de- 14

Therefore thou shalt devour men no struction of the heathen, who Spitefully used more, neither * bereave thy nations any more, * Or, casi na it, 8 and by the blessings of God promised faith the Lord God. unto it. 16 Israel was rejected for their .15

f Neither will I cause men to hear in Chap. 34. 11. fin, 21 and shall be restored without their thee the shame of the heathen any more, defert. 25 The blessings of Christs king- neither shalt thou bear the reproach of the dom.

people any more, neither shalt thou cause 587.

Lso thou son of man, prophesie unto thy nations to fall any more, faith the Lord

the mountains of Israel, and say, Ye GOD.
mountains of Israel, hear the word of the 16 | Moreover the word of the LORD
LORD.

came unto me, saying,
2 Thus faith the Lord God, Because b 17 Son of man, when the house of Israel
• Deut. 32. 13. the enemy had said against you, Aha, o even dwelt in their own land, they defiled it by
the ancient high places are ours in possessi- their own way, and by their doings: their

way was before me as the uncleanness of a 3. Therefore prophesie and say, Thus faith removed woman. Heb. Because the Lord God,'* Because they have made 18 Wherefore I poured my fury upon for because

you desolate, and swallowed you up on every them for the blood that they had shed upon

side, that ye might be a possession unto the the land, and for their idols wherewith they f Or, ye are

residue of the heathen, and † ye are taken had polluted it. made to come ou up in the lips of talkers, and are an infamy on the of the

19 And I scattered them among the heaof the people:

then, and they were dispersed through the 4 Therefore ye mountains of Israel, hear countries: according to their way, and acthe word of the Lord Gon, Thus faith the cording to their doings I judged ihem.

Lord God to the mountains and to the hills, 20 And when they entred unto the hea$ Or, bottoms, to the rivers and to the vallies, to the de- then whither they went, they & profaned my Rom.7.**

folate wastes, and to the cities that are for- holy name, when they said to them, Thele
faken, which became a prey and derision to are the people of the LORD, and are gone
the residue of the heathen that are round forth out of his land.
about :

21 9 But I had pity for mine holy name, 5 Therefore thus faith the Lord God, which the house of Israel had profaned aChap. 38.19. d Surely in the fire of my jealousie have I mong the heathen whither they went.

spoken against the residue of the heathen, 22 Therefore say unto the house of Israel,
and against all Idumea, which have appoint- Thus faith the Lord God, I do not this for
ed my land into their posseslion, with the your fakes, 0 house of Israel, but for
joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds mine holy names fake, which ye have pro-
to cast it out for a prey.

faned among the heathen, whither ye
6 Prophesie therefore concerning the land
of Israel, and say unto the mountains and to 23 And I will fanctifie my great name which
the hills, to the rivers and to the vallies, was profaned among the heathen, which ye
Thus faith the Lord God, Behold, I have have profaned in the midst of them, and the
spoken in my jealousie and in my fury, be- heathen shall know that I am the LORD,
cause ye have born the shame of the heathen. faith the Lord God, when I shall be sancti-
→ Therefore thus faith the Lord God, fied in you before † their

eyes.

t Or, 70%T. I have lifted up mine hand, Surely the hea- 24 For " I will take you from among the b Chap. 34.1 then that are about you, they shall bear their heathen, and gather you out of all countries, shame.

and will bring you into your own land. 8 g But ye, O mountains of Israel, ye shall 25 Then will I sprinkle clean water i Ifa, sz. Is shoot" forth your branches, and yield your upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all fruit to my people of Israel, for they are at your filthiness, and from all hand to come. 9 For behold, I am for you, and I will turn 26 Ak new heart also will I give you, and Chem

. 2. . unto you, and ye shall be tilled and fown. a new spirit will I put within you, and I will 10 And I will multiply men upon you, all

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