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Judah's calamities foresheron.

ISAIAH

Christ's kingdom a sanctuary. CHAPTER III.

instead of a stomacher, a girding of sackcloth ; and Before The great confusion which cometh by sin

burning instead of beauty. F.

OR, behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, doth 25 'I hy men shall fall by the sword, and thy

take away from Jerusalem, and from Judah, the nighty in the war. 2.ev. 26, stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread, and the 26 And her * gates shall lament and mourn: and becam, 1 Amos 3, 11. whole stay of water,

she, being desolate, shall sit upon the ground.
2 The mighty man, and the man of war, the "judge,

CHAPTER IV.
Amos 5, and the prophet, and the prudent, and the ancient, In the extremity of evils, Christ's kingdom shall be a sanctuary:

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The captain of fifty, and the honourable man ANP that day seven women shail take hold and counsellorthe cunning the of man, We will eat 12 eloquent orator.

bread, and wear our own apparel; only let us be
4 And I will give children to be their princes, and called by thy name, to take away our reproach.
† babes shall rule over them.

2 In that day shall the branch of the LORD be d ch. 1, 25.
5 And the e people shall be oppressed, every one beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth
by another, and every one by his neighbour: the shall be excellent and comely for them that are %

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child shall behave himself proudly against the an-caped of Israel.
cient, and the base against the honourable.

3 And it shall come to pass, that he that is left in
6 When a man shall stake hold of his brother, of Zion, and he that remaineth in Jerusalem, shall be
the house of his father, saying, Thou hast clothing, be called holy, even every one that is written among h ch. 60, 21.

i h Judg. 11, thou our ruler, and let this ruin be under thy hand : the living in Jerusalem :

7 In that day shall he swear, saying, I will not be 4 When the LORD shall have washed away the
a healer; for in my house is neither bread nor cloth-filth of the daughters of Zion, and shall have purged
ing: make me not a ruler of the people.

the blood of Jerusalem from the midst thereof, by
8 For Jerusalem is i ruined, and Judah is fallen; the spirit of judgment, and by the spirit of burning. ki Pet.ch
because their tongue and their doings ure against 5 And the Lord will create upon every dwelling- 17.

k a ch. 5, 19.

the LORD, to provoke the eyes of his glory. place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a

9. The 'shew of their countenance doth witness cloud and snioke by day, and the shining of a flaming mu Gen. 19, against them, and they declare their sin "as Sodom, } fire by night : for upon all the glory shall be 'a de- 1 Zoch. 2, 5

they hide it not: wo unto their soul! for they have fence.
rewarded evil unto themselves.

6 And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in m Deut.22 10 Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well the day time from the heat, and for a place of refuge, Psal. 94, 2 Pet. 2, 7,8. with him; for they shall eat the fruit of their doings, and for a covert from storm and from "rain. 11 Wounto the wicked! it shall be Pill with him;

CHAPTER V. for the reward of his hands shall be given him.

Under the parable of a vineyard, God excuseth his severe
12 As for my people, children are their oppressors,

judgment.
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beloved hath a vineyard in a very fruitful hill:
13 The LORD standeth up to plead, and standeth 2 And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones
to judge the people.

thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and
14 The LORD will enter into judgment with the built a tower in the midst of it, and also made a wine-
ancients of his people, and the princes thereof: for press therein: and he looked that it should bring
ye have eaten up the ' vineyard ; the spoil of the forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes.
poor is in your houses.

3 And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem, and men a Deut. 52, 15 What mean. ye that ye beat my people to of Judah, judge, I pray you, betwixt me and my co. 1, 2,8 y ch. 58, 4. pieces, and ? grind the faces of the poor? saith the vineyard. 1 Micah 3, Lord God of hosts.

4 'What could have been done more to my vineyard & 16 Moreover, the LORD saith, Because the daugh-} that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I lookters of Zion are baughty, and walk with stretched-ed that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth 37. & 21, 40,

forth f necks and wanton eyes, walking, and min-wild grapes ? 1 Pet.'s, 5. сing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet: 5 And now, go to; I will tell you what I will do to 15, 16. 17 Therefore the Lord will smite with a "scab my vineyard : I will 6 take away the hedge thereof, Deut

. 52 the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and and it shall be eaten up; and break down the wall chap. 15, ? the LORD will discover their secret parts.

thereof, and it shall be trodden down : 18 In that day the LORD will take away the brave- 6 And I will lay it waste: it shall not be 'pruned 49, ry of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and nor digged; but there shall come up briars and i Hos

. 4,14 their cauls, and their e round tires like the moon, thorns : I will also command the clouds that they

19 The chains, and the bracelets, and the mufflers, rain no rain upon it.

20 The bonnets, and the ornainents of the legs, and 7 For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house Judges 8, the head-bands, and the tablets, and the ear-rings, of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: 21 The rings, and 'nose-jewels,

and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression ; k Luke 18, 22. The $ changeable suits of apparel, and the for righteousness, but behold * a cry. mantles, and the wimples, and the crisping-pins, 8 Wo unto them that 'join house to house, that lay Mie. 32

23 The glasses, and the fine linen, and the field to field, till there be no place, that they may be
hooils, and the vails.

placed alone in the midst of the earth!
24 And it shall come to pass., that instead of sweet 9 In mine ears, said the Lord of hosts, Of a truth,
smell, there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle, as many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair,
"rent; and instead of well-set hair, ' baldness; and without inhabitant.

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God's judgments upon impiety, &r.
CHAPTER VI....VII.

Isaiah's visiun. 10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, land, behold darkness and sorrow; and the light is CHRIST

CHRIST #160. and the seed of a homer shall yield an ephah. darkened in the heavens thereof. 11 Wo unto them that rise up early in the morn

CHAPTER VI. ing, that they may follow strong drink ; that continue

Isaiah's vision of the Lord's glory. 1 Thes, 5, 7. until night, till wine inflame them!

Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, Samt2, 1 22 Kings and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not and his train filled the temple.

9 Psal. 28, 5, the work of the Lord, neither consider the operation 2 Above it stood the seraphims : each one had six a 2 KinkHosea 4,11. of his hands.

wings; with twain he covered his face, and with 15, 2. r Rev, 12,2 13 Therefore my people are gone into captivity, twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. W Kings

chap. 1, 8. because they have no knowledge; and their honour- 3 And one cried unto another, and said, " Holy,
Luke 18;46 able men are famished, and their multitude dried up holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is
with thirst.
full of his glory.

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14 Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened 4 And the 5 posts of the door moved at the voice
her mouth without measure: and their glory, and of him that cried, and the house was " filled with
their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, smoke.
shall descend into it.

5 Then said. I, 'Wo is me! for I am undone ; 15 And the mean man shall be brought down, and because I am a man of k unclean lips, and I dwell in 5 Rev. 1.; # Deut . 28, the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes

| Hab. S, 15. Lam. 2, 10. the lofty shall be humbled :

have seen the King, the Lord of hosts.
16 But the Lord of hosts shall be "exalted in judg- 6 Then 'flew one of the seraphims unto me, hay-
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19, 4, ment, and God, that is holy, shall be sanctified in ing a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with
righteousness.

the tongs from off the altar;
17 Then shall the * lambs feed after their manner, 7 And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo,

and the waste places of the y fat ones shall 'strangers this bath touched thy lips, and thine iniquity is taken y ch. 10, 16. eat.

away, and thy sin purged. 2 2 Peter 2,

18 Wo unto them that draw iniquity with cords 8 Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, a John 12, of vanity, and sin as it were with a "cart-rope ! Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then“.

19 That say, Let him make speed, and hasten said I, Here am I ; P send me. his work, that we may see it: and let the counsel of 9 And he said, "Go, and tell this people, ' Hear ye pEx 3, 11. the Holy One of Israel e draw nigh and come, that { indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but 9 Mat. 22, we may know it!

perceive not. 20 Wo unto them that call evil good, and good 10 • Make the heart of this people fat, and make "Mark 1. evil; that put 'darkness for light, and light for dark- their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; ' lest they see .ch. 98, 18. ness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! { with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and under- 2 l'or. 2, 10.

21' Wo unto then that are wise in their own eyes, stand with their heart, and convert, and be healed. - (Deut. 29, . . Rom. 1, and prudent in their own sight!

11 Then said I, LORD, how long? And he answer22 Wo unto them that are mighty to drink wine, } ed, Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, b Hab. 215.

and men of strength to mingle strong drink : and the houses without man, and the land be sutterly

23 Which 'justify the wicked for reward, and take desolate;
away the righteousness of the righteous from bim! 12 And the LORD have removed men far away,

24 Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and and there be a great forsaking in the midst of the 2Chr.s", k Hosea 9, the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be land.

rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: be- 13 But yet in it shall be a ? tentb, and it shall return, 12 Kings cause they have cast away the law of the Lord of} and shall be eaten: as a teil-tree, and as an oak, 25, 26, 27. hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel. whose substance is in them when they cast their

25 Therefore is the langer of the Lord kindled leaves, so the holy seed shall be the substance thereof. Rom. 1, s. against his people, and he hath stretched forth his hand

CHAPTER VIJ.
against them, and hath smitten them: and the hills 1 Ahaz is comforted by Isaiah....14 Christ promised.

a 2 Kings m Lev. 26, of the streets. m For all this anger not turned

, the son of Uzziah king of Judah, 15, 6. Heb. 10, 31. away, but his hand is stretched out still.

that Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekal the son of 26 And he will lift up an ensign to the nations Remaliah, king of Israel, went up towards Jerusalem from far, and will hiss unto them from the end of the towar against it, but could not prevail against it. Ps. 33, 3, earth: and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly. 2 And it was told the house of David, saying,

27 None shall be weary nor stumble among them; Syria is confederate with Ephraim : and his heart

none shall slumber nor sleep ; neither shall the girdle was moved, and the heart of his people, as the trees pJoel 2,7,& of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes of the wood are moved with the wind. be broken:

3 Then said the LORD unto Isaiah, Go forth now q Jer. 5, 16. 28 Whose 9 arrows are sharp, and all their bows to meet Ahaz, thou and || Shear-jashub thy son, at , That is,

bent, their horses' hoofs shall be counted like flint, the end of the conduit of the upper pool, in the high- nane skull and their wheels like a whirlwind :

way of the fuller's field; Deut. 28, 29 Their 'roaring shall be like a lion, they shall. 4 And say unto him, Take heed, and be 'quiet; rch.0, 18

roar like young lions ; yea, they shall roar, and lay fear not, neither be faint-hearted, for the two tails of
hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and these & smoking firebrands, for the fierce anger of is, 2
none shall deliver it.

Rezin with Syria, and of the son of Remaliah.
30 And in that day they shall roar against them 5 Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son of Rema-

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ISAIAH.

Assyria and Israel threatened. 6 Let us go up against Judah, and vex it, and let 3 And I went unto the prophetess; and she conus make a breach therein 'for us, and set a king in ceived and bare a son. Then said the LORD to me, cir. 742 the midst of it, even the son of Tabeal : Call his name Maher-shalal-hash-baz:

e Lev. 18, t 7 Thus saith the Lord God, it shall," not stand, 4 For 'before the child shall have knowledge to

fcb. 7, 16. chap . 8, 10. neither shall it come to pass.

cry, My father, and my mother, the riches of Da3 For the head of Syria is Damascus, and the mascus, and the spoil of Samaria shall be taken away 1.5 13Kings head of Damascus is Rezin ; and within 'threescore before the king of Assyria.

and five years shall Ephraim be broken, that it be 5 I The Lord spake also unto me again, saying, m ch 14,15. not a people.

6 Forasmuch as this people refuseth the waters of 9 And the head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the Shiloah that go softly, and rejoice in Rezin and hJohn 9, 7. n 2 Kings head of Samaria is Remaliah's son. If ye will not Remaliah's son;

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7 Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up 10 Moreover, the Lord spake again unto Ahaz, upon them the waters of the river," strong and many, k Deut. 28, saying,

even the 'king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he 47. 11? Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy God : 'ask it shall come up over all his channels, and go over all 1 ch. 10 18

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tempt the LORD.

flow and go over ; he shall reach even to the neck : m 2 Kings 13 And he said, Hear ye now, 0 house of David ; and the stretching out of his wings shall fill the 2Chr. 32, 9 Is it a small thing for you to 'weary men, but will ye breadth of thy land, o Immanuel.

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99 Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be nJoel 3, 9, 14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a broken in pieces ; and give ear, all ye of far coun- the 19.13

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15 Butter and honey shall " he eat, that he may 10 Take counsel together, and it shall come P to pJob 5, 12
know to refuse the evil, and choose the good : nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand : for

16 For before the child shall know to refuse the 4 God is with us. 1 Pet. S, 15. evil, and choose the good, the land that thou abhor- 11 For the Lord spake thus to me with a strong Jer

. 10, 23. u ileb.4,15. rest shall be forsaken of both her kings.

hand, and instructed me, that I should not walk in 17 The LORD shall bring upon thee, and upon the way of this people, saying, 1 Cor. 18, thy people, and upon thy a father's house, days that 12 . Say ye not, A confederacy, to all them to 12 Kings

have not come, from the day that Ephraim departed whom this people shall say, A confederacy; neither 16, 7.
from Judah ; even the king of Assyria.

"fear ye their fear, nor be afraid.
18 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the 13 * Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let

LORD shall hiss for the fly that is in the uttermost him be your fear, and let him be your dread. a ch. 33, 6.

part of the rivers of Egypt, and for the bee that is in 14 And he shall be for Y a sanctuary ; but for a b 2 Kings the land of Assyria :

stone of stumbling, and for a rock of offence, to both 16. 19 And they shall come, and shall rest all of them the houses of Israel; for a gin and for a snare to the z ch. 28, 16. 6 ch. 2, 18, in the desolate valleys, and in the holes of the rocks, inhabitants of Jerusalem. Jer. 16, 16. and upon all thorns, and upon all bushes.

15 And many among them shall • stumble and Rom. 1., . 20 In the same day shall the LORD shave with a fall, and be broken, and be snared, and be taken. razor that is a hired, namely, by them beyond the 16 Bind up the testimony, seal the law among 44.

river, by the king of Assyria, the head, and the hair my disciples. e Gen. 49, of the feet: and it shall also consume the beard. 17 And I will wait upon the LORD, that' hideth a Dan. 19,4.

21 And it shall come to pass in that day that a his face from the house of Jacob, and I will 6 look Jer. 39, 10. man shall nourish a 'young cow and two sheep : 3 for him.

22 And it shall come to pass, for the abundance of 18 Behold, I, and the children whom the LORD (ch. 54, .

milk that they shall give, he shall eat butter : for 'hath given me, are for a signs and for wonders in g Hab. 38 Fich. , 11, 6 butter and honey shall every one eat that is "left in Israel, from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in b Heb.2,13, the land.

mount Zion. 23 And it shall come to pass in that day, that every 19 And when they shall 'say unto you. Seek unto i cbap. 5, e. place shall be, where there were 'a thousand vines at a { them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that 13

thousand silverlings,itshalleven beforbriersandthorns. peep and that mutter ; should not a people seek unto 12 Pet. 21

24 With karrows and with bows shall men come their God ? " for the living to the dead ? thither; 'because all the land shall become briers 20 To the law and to the testimony: if they 28, a. and thorns.

speak not according to this word, it is because there a Luke 16, 25 And on all hills that shall be digged with the is no light in them.

mattock, || there shall not come thither the fear of 21 And they shall pass through it hardly bestead • Gal. 1, 22 thit her for briers and thorns : but it shall be for the sending forth and hungry: and it shall come to pass, that when he Kings of oxen, and for the treading of lesser cattle. they shall be hungry, they shall a fret themselves, and CHAPTER VIII.

curse their king and their God, and look upward. Comfort shall be to them that fear God.

22 And they shall look unto the earth ; and be- r Zeph. 1,5 OREOVER the Lord said untome, Take thee hold trouble and darkness, dimness of anguish ; and

a great "roll, and write in it with a man's pen they shall be driven to darkness, € 2 Cor. 13, concerning Maher-shalal-hash-baz.

CHAPTER IX.
2 And I took unto me faithful witnesses to record, What joy shall be in the midst of afflictions by Christ.

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CHAPTER X.

The judgment of Assyria.
Beforer blightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is

Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict stretched out still.
her by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in Galilee

CHAPTER X.
of the nations

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deliverance from Assyria.
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and "that write grievousness which they have 3 Thou hast 'multiplied the nation, and not in- prescribed :

creased the joy : they joy before thee according to 2 To turn aside the needy from judgment, and to Eph. 5,14 the joy in harvest, and as men rejoice when they take away the right from the poor of my people, I ch. 37, 31. divide the spoil.

that widows may be their prey, and that they may s. 4 For thou hast broken the yoke of his burden, rob the fatherless!

and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppres- 3 And what will ye do in the day of visitation, a Hosea 9, b. Luke 11, sor, as in the day of k Midian.

and in the desolation which shall come from far ? Luke 19,41. 5 For every battle of the warrior is with confused to whom 'will ye flec for help ? and where will ye to! i ch. 10, 5. noise, and garments rolled in blood; but this shall leave your glory? * Judg. 7, be with burning and fuel of fire.

4 || Without me they shall bow down under the 12. 6 For unto " us a child is born, unto us a Son is prisoners, and they shall fall under the slain. For (John 6, 68.

given; and the P government shall be upon his shoul-Şall this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is 1 Or, But 2, 11Thess. der: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Coun-stretched out still.

sellor, The 9 mighty God, The everlasting Father, 50 Assyrian, the "rod of mine anger, and the
The Prince of Peace.

staff in their hand is mine indignation.
70f the increase of his government and peace there 6 I will send him against a hypocritical nation, b chap. 9,4

shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon and against the people of my wrath will I give him ich. 9, 17. 1. Mat. 22his kingdom, to order it , and to establish it with judg- a charge, to take the spoil

, and to take the prey, and q Tit 2, 13. ment and with justice, from henceforth even for ever. Što tread them down like the mire of the streets.

The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this. 7 Howbeit 'he meaneth not so, neither doth his Ich 45, 4

8 I The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it { heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy and sch. 28, 11. hath lighted upon Israel.

cut off nations not a few. 9 And all the people "shall know, even Ephraim 8 For " he saith, Are not my princes altogether we 2 Kings and the inhabitants of Samaria, that " say in the kings? pride and stoutness of heart,

9 Is not Calno as Carchemish ? is not Hamath as 10 The bricks are fallen down, but ? we will Arpad ? is not Samaria as Damascus ? 153215.ings build with hewn stones ; the a sycamores are cut

10 As my hand hath • found the kingdoms of the n Job 81, 2 Ps. 127, 1. down, but we will change them into cedars. idols, and whose graven images did excel them of

11 Therefore the Lord shall set up the adversaries Jerusalem and of Samaria ;
of Rezin against him, and join his enemies together; 11 Shall I not, as I have done unto Samaria and

12 The Syrians before, and the Philistines be-{her idols, oso do to Jerusalem and her idols ?

hind; and they shall devour Israel with open mouth. 12 Wherefore it shall come to pass, that, when the 1 Pet. 1, 17. b Jer.4, 8. "For all this his anger is not turned away, but his Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount p Jer. 25, hand is stretched out still.

Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of 1 l'ct.4, 12 13 For the people turneth not unto him that smi- {thostout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory g Jer. O, 2. Hosea 7, teth them, neither do they seek the Lord of hosts. of his high looks.

14 Therefore the Lord will cut off from Israel 13 For he saith, By the strength of my hand I de Rev. 19, "head and tail, branch and rush, in one day,

have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am pru15 The ancient and honourable, he is the head; dent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and the prophet' that teacheth lies, he is the 5 tail. and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down Acts 17, 20.

16 For the leaders of this people cause them to the inhabitants like a valiant man : 5. Mal. 2, 8, err ; and they that are led of them are "destroyed. 14 And my hand hath found, as a "nest, the riches u ch. 16, 2.

17 Therefore the Lord shall have i no joy in their of the people: and as one gathereth eggs that are left,

young men, neither shall have mercy on their fath-have I gathered all the earth ; and there was none 10.90.247, erless and widows: for every one is 'a hypocrite that moved the wing, oropened the mouth, or peeped.

and an evil-doer, and every mouth speaketh folly. 15 Shall the axe *boast itself against him that 1.ch: 10,13 5, Ezek. 9; For all this his anger is not turned away, but his heweth therewith ? or shall the saw magnify itself ker. 10,9 hand is stretched out still.

against him that shaketh it? as if the rod should 18 For wickedness - burneth as the fire : it shall shake itself against them that lift it up, or as if the

devour the briers and thorns, and shall kindle in the staff should lift up itself, as if it were no wood. hilal. 4,1.o thickets of the forest ; and they shall mount up like 16 Therefore shall the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the lifting up of smoke.

send among his a fat ones "leanness; and under his 15. 19 Through the wrath of the Lord of hosts is the glory he shall kindlea burning like the burningosafire. er 41,7 land darkened, and the people shall be as the fuel of 17 Aud the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and on: 12,5. the fire : no man shall " spare his brother.

his Holy One for a flame: and it shall burn and de- 12 Sam. 23, 20 And he shall snatch on the right hand, and bevour his thorns and his briers in one day;

D Lev.28, hungry; and he shall eat on the left hand, and they 18 And shall consume the glory of his forest, and c1 Thes. 5, shall not be satisfied : they shall eat every man of his fruitful field, both soul and body : and they

d F. 19, 9. ? the flesh of his own arm:

shall be as when a standard-bearer fainteth. 21 Manasseh, Ephraim; and Ephraim, Manasseh : 19 And the rest of the trees of his forest shall be and they together shall be against Judah. 9 For all few, that a child may write them.

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A thanksgiving for mercies. 20 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat CHRIST remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the straw like the ox.

house of Jacob, shall no more again : stay upon hirn 8 And the sucking child shall play on the hole of

that smote them; but shall stay upon the LORD, the the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on ç llos. 14, Holy One of Israel, in truth.

the cockatrice' den. 21 The remnant shall return, even the remnant of 9 They shall * not hurt nor destroy in all my holy k ch.2, 4. &

k tuch. 9,6; Jacob, unto the mighty God.

mountain : for the earth shall be full of the knowl- Mos. 2, 18. 22 For though thy people Israel be as the sand of} edge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea. i Roni.9,27 . the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the con- 10 And in that day there shall be a “root of Jesse,

a kot sal. 11% sumption decreed shalloverflow with righteousness. which shall stand for an ensign of the people ; to it m Rom. 15

23 For the Lord God of hosts shall make a 'con- shall the Gentiles seek: and his "rest shall be glorious. Rev. 5, 5. I ch. 28, 22. sumption, even m determined, in the midst of all the 11 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the n ch. 66, 1.

LORD shall set his hand again the second time to Jer. 16, 24 Therefore thus saith the Lord Gon of hosts, O{recover the remnant of his people, which shall be 14 my people that dwellest in Zion, be not afraid of thes left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, Assyrian : he shall smite thee with a rod, and shalls and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, lift up his staffagainst thee, after the manner of Egypt. and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.

25 For yet a very little while, and the indignation 12 And he shall P set up an ensign for the "na- p John 3, 4 pch. 27, 4. shall Pcease, and mine anger, " in their destruction. tions, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and

26 And the Lord of hosts shall stir up a scourge gather together the ' dispersed of Judah from the 72 Kings for him according to the slaughter 8 of Midian at four corners of the earth. Kev:12 , 13. the rock of Oreb: and as his rod was upon the

sea, 13 The s envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and James 1, 1.

t so shall he lift it up after the manner of Egypt. the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off ; Ephraim s Eph. 2,14.

27 And it shall come to pass in that day, that his shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall'" not vex i Ezek. 35, " burden shall be taken away from off thy shoulder, Ephraim.

and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall 14 But they shall fly upon the shoulders of the u P&72, 3 9 Rev. 13, be destroyed because of the anointing.

Philistines toward * the west, they shall spoil them * Mat. 8,11. 28 He is come to Aiath, he is passed to Migron ; of the Yeast together: they shall lay their hand upon iz at Michmash he hath laid up his carriages :

Edom and Moab; and the children of Ammon shall 29 They are gone over the passage : they have obey them. Afi22. taken up their lodging at Geba ; Ramah is afraid ; 15 And the Lord shallutterly destroy the a tongue in. Rrv. 17, 14. Gibeah of Saul is fled.

of the Egyptian sea ; and with his mighly wind shall 30 y Lift up thy voice, O daughter of Gallim ;cause he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite it Res. 16 it to be heard unto Laish, O poor Anathoth. in the seven streams, and make men go over dry-shod.

31 Madmenah is removed ; the inhabitants of 16 And there shall beahighway for the remnant e ch. 85, 8. z Jer. 4, 6. Gebim? gather themselves to flee.

of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria ; like
32 As yet shall he remain at Nob that day: he as it was to Israel in the day that he came up out
shall & shake_his hand against the mount of the of the land of Egypt.
daughter of Zion, the hill of Jerusalem.

CHAPTER XII. 33 Behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, shall lop A joyful thanksgiving of the faithful for the mercies of God. : Amos 3 the hough with terrama and the highelles of stature A Din that day withcushalt say, OLOR?: I will alloses in shall be , and the haughty be

praise theeangry with me, 34 And he shall cut down the thickets of the forests thine angeris turned away, and thou 'comfortedst me. with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one.

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2 Behold, God " is my salvation ; I will trust, and Rev. 19, 1, CHAPTER XI.

not be afraid : for the LORD JEHOVAH is my The peaceable kingdom of the Branch out of the root of Jesse. strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.

ND there shall come forth a rod out of the stem 3 Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of 30. roots :

4. And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, 2 And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon call upon his name, declare his doings among the him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the people, make mention that his name is exalted.

h spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge, 5 Sing unto the LORD; for he hath done 'excel- 1 Phil. 29.

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and of the fear of the Lord ;

lent things : this is known in all the earth.
3 And shall make him of “ quick understanding 6 Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for
in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after { "great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hear-

CHAPTER XIII.
ing of his ears.

1 God mustereth the arnics of his wrath....19 The desolation 4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor

cf Babylon. sohin 6 and he reprove with equity for the merck of the earth: THE mburdering of Babylon, which Isaiah the son 3, 25. shall'smite earth the rod his

of Amoz see { Mal. 4,6. and with the breath of hislips shall he slay the wicked. 2 Lift ye up a b banner upon the high mountain, cch. 10, 32 5 And righteousness shall be the girdle of hiss exalt the voice onto them, shake the hand, that d Rev. 17,

a ***.2, 16. luins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins. they may go into the gates of the nobles.

6 The i wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and 3 I have commanded my sanctified ones, I have e Joel 3,11. 0722 the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the call, also called my mighty ones for mine fanger, even fRev. 15,1

and the young lion, and the fatling together; and a them that rejoice in my hi! ness. n. 8, 20. little child shall lead them.

4 The noise of a multitude in the mountains, like 7 And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young} as of a great people; a tumultuous noise of the "king

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