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Jeremiah's complaini
Before.hands of them that seek their lives; and their car-> ceived; thou art "stronger than I, and hast prevailed:

cases will I give to be meat for the fowls of the I am in ° derision daily, every one mocketh me.
heaven, and for the beasts of the earth.

8 For since I spake, I cried out, I cried violence
8 And I will make this city'desolate, and a hissing: and spoil; because the word of the Lord was made
rch 19, 13, every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished a reproach unto me, and a derision daily.
and hiss, because of all the plagues thereof.

9 Then I said, I will not make mention of him, p Ps. 1. 9 And I will cause them * to eat the flesh of their į nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in

sons, and the flesh of their daughters, and they shall my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and q Ps. 89 1 Isa. 9, 20. cat every one the flesh of his friend, in the siege and I was 'weary with forbearing, and I could not stay. r Acts 1

to 'straitness wherewith their enemies, and they that 10 ForI heard the defaming of many, fear on every 1 Cor.9, seek their lives, shall straiten them.

side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All 10 Then shalt thou break "the bottle in the sight my familiars watched for my halting, saying, Perad, of the men that go with thee,

venture he will be enticed, and we shall prevail 33. 11 And shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord against him, and we shall take our revenge on him. i.Cor. 11 x Isca. 30. 14. of hosts, * Even so will I break this people, and this 11 But the LORD is ' with me as a mighty terrible ch 18, 20. city, as one breaketh a potter's vessel

, that cannot be one; therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and y ch 7 32 made whole again ; and they shall 'bury them in they shall not prevail; they shall be greatly ashamed: Tophet, till there be no place to bury.

for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confu12 Thus will I do unto this place, saith the Lord,sion shall never be forgotten. 3.2 Kings and to the inhabitants thereof, and even ? make this 12 But, O Lord of hosts, that* triest the righteous, s ch. 11, 24 chap. 7,92, city as Tophet:

and seest the reins and the heart, let me sec thy 13 And the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of vengeance on them : ' for unto thec have I ? opened 5 Ps. 59, 10

the kings of Judah, shall be defiled, as the place of my cause.
a Deut. 22, Tophet, because of all the houses upon whose * roofs 13 Sing unto the LORD, ' praise ye the Lord; for

they have burnt incense unto all the host of heaven, he hath "delivered the soul of the poor from the hand
and have poured out drink-offerings unto other gods of evil-doers.

14 Then came Jeremiah from Tophet, whither 14 Cursed be the day wherein I was born : let & 116, 8. Zepb. 1, s. the Lord had sent him to prophesy; and he stood not the day wherein my mother bare me be blessed.

in the court of the Lord's house, and said to all 15 Cursed be the man who brought tidings to my 20. the people,

father, saying, "A man-child is born unto thee 15 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, making him very glad. ( ch. 15, 8. Behold, I will bring upon this city, and upon all her 16 And let that man be as the cities which the

towns, áll the evil that I have pronounced against it; LORD overthrew, and repented not; and let him hear a Gen. 29,

because they have "hardened their necks, that they thecry in the'morning, and the shouting at noon-tide; e Deut. 6, 3 might not hear my words.

17 Because he slew me not 5 from the womb; or fios. 10, 13. CHAPTER XX.

that my mother might have been my grave, and her Zeph. 1, 16 Pashur, smiting Jeremiah, receiveth a new name, and a sear-} womb to be always great with me. ful doom.

18 Wherefore came I forth out of the womb " to TOW Pashur, the son of "Immer the priest,sce labour and sorrow, that my days should be con- & 14, 18.

who was also chief governor in the house sumed with shame? of the Lord, heard that Jeremiah prophesied these

CHAPTER XXI.

1 Zedekiah sendeth to enquire the event of Nebuchadrezzar's 2 Then Pashur dsmote Jeremiah the prophet, and

war....3 A hard siege foretold. put him in the stocks that were in the high gate of THE word which came unto Jeremiah from the Kings Benjamin, which was by the house of the LORD. I LORD, when king Zedekiah sent unto him a Ex. 9, 28.

3 And it came to pass on the morrow, that Pashur Pashur the son of Melchiah, and Zephaniah the son e Mat. 11, 8. brought forth Jeremiah out of the stocks. Then said of Maaseiah the priest, saying,

Jeremiah unto him, The Lord hath not called thy ? || Inquire, I pray thee, of the Lord for us; for
name Pashur, but | Magor-missabib.

Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon "maketh war Ertreat, 4 For thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will make against us; if so be that the Lord will deal with us be that and thee 'a terror to thyself

, and to all thy friends ; and according to all his wondrous works, that he may they shall fall by the sword of their enemies, and go up from us.

thine eyes shall behold it: and I will give all Judah 3 Then said Jeremiah unto them, Thus shall ye d 2 Kings ( Joh 18, 11. into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall say to Zedekiah : 55. Sam. 2, carry thern captive into Babylon, and shall slay them 4 Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Behold, I will with the sword.

turn back the weapons of war that are in your hands, e Ps. 20, 41. 5 Moreorer, I will deliver all the strength of this wherewith ye fight against the king of Babylon, and chap. 52, 5.

city, and all the labours thereof, and all the precious against the Chaldeans, which besiege you without Isaiah J9, 8. Judah will I give into the hand of their enemies, of this city. les the things thereof, and all the 'treasures of the kings of the walls, and I will assemble them into the midst i Isa. 5, s.

which shall spoil them, and take them, and carry 5 And I myself will fight against you with an out- AMOS SE them to Babylon.

stretched hand, and with a strong arm, even in "anger, 6 And thou, Pashur, and all that dwell in thy house, and in fury, and in great wrath.

shall go into captivity: and thou shalt come to Baby- 6 And I will smite the inhabitants of this city, 'both i Hosca 4, 8. k ch.14,18. lon, and there thou shalt die, and shalt be buried man and beast : they shall die of a great pestilence. 1 ch. 1,6,7. there, thou, and all thy friends, to whom thou hast 7 And afterward, saith the LORD, I will deliver . Num. 11, prophesied "lies.

Zedekiah king of Judah, and bis servants, and the 7 0 Lord, thou hast 'deceived me, and I was de- } people, and such as are left in this city from the

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The judgment of Shallum, &e Before, pestilence, from the sword, and from the famine, into 11 For thus saith the Lord touching Shallum the Before

the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and son of Josiah king of Judah, which reigned instead

into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of of Josiah his father, which "went forth out of this 1 Heb. soul

, those that seek their † life : and he shall smite the place; He shall not return thither any more:

with the edge of the sword; he shall not spare them, 12. But he shall die in the place whither they have Ezek. 19, 4 12 Ch. 56, neither have pity, nor have mercy.

led him captive, and shall see this land no more. 8_And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith 13 Wo unto him that buildeth his house by Sun- 3 Hab. 22 1 Deut. 30, the Lord; Behold, I set before you the way of life, righteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that m and the way of death.

useth his neighbour's service without wages, and 9 He that abideth in this city shall die by the giveth him not for his work;

sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence: but 14 That saith, I will build me a wide house, and James 5, 4 n ch. 38, 2. he that goeth out, and falleth to the Chaldeans that large chambers, and cutteth him out windows; and it

besiege you, he shall live, and his life shall be unto is ceiled with cedar, and painted with vermilion ! o Rev. 18,4, him for a prey.

15 Shalt thou ? reign because thou closest thyself
10 For I have P set my face against this city, for} in cedar? « Did not thy father Weat and drink, and do 14, 3, 4
evil, and not for good, saith the LORD; it shall be judgmentand justice, and then it was well with him? Ps 103.12

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given into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he 16 He judged the cause of the poor and needy

3 t Ps. 128, 2 2 Chr.36, shall 9 burn it with fire.

then it was well with him: 'was not this to know me? 1 Cor. 10, 11 And touching the house of the king of Judah, saith the LORD. say, Hear ye the word of the LORD: ;

17 But thine eyes and thy heart are not but for thy Ism. 8, 10 12 O house of David, thus saith the LORD, 'Exe-ecovetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and lieben . Ps 101,8. cute judgment in the $ morning, and deliver him that for oppression, and for violence to do it.

is spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor, Jest my 18 Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning Je-17. fury go out like fire, and burn that none can quench boiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah; They shall (2 Kings it, because of the evil of your doings.

& not lament for him, saying, Ah my brother! or, Ah 13 Behold, I am tagainst thee, O inhabitant of the sister! they shall not lament for him, saying, Ah 2. Ezek. 18, 8. valley, and rock of the plain, saith the LORD ; which lord! or, Ah his glory! u ch.43, 4. say, “Who shall come down against us? or who 19 He shall be buried with the i burial of an ass, Drical 3, 11. shall enter into our habitations?

drawn and cast forth beyond the gates of Jerusalem. Kinga 14 But I will punish you according to the fruit of 20. Go up to Lebanon, and cry; and lift up thy 2 Cbr 36, your doings, saith the LORD: and I will kindle a fire voice in Bashan, and cry from the passages: for all 6.

in the forest thereof, and it shall y devour all things thy lovers are destroyed. ch. 52, 13. round about it.

21 I spake unto thee in thy prosperity; but thou žčbr. 86, 8 CHAPTER XXII.

saidst, I will not hear : this hath been thy manner 1 ch. 2, 31. Jeremiah exhorteth to repentance with promises and threats. { from thy youth, that thou "obeyedst not ny voice. & 6, 17. cir. 603. THUS saith the LORD, Go down to the house of

the king of Judah, and speak there this word, thy • lovers shall go into captivity : surely then shalt

"Hear the word of the LORD, Okingof}thou be ashamed and confounded for all thy wick- 19. Judah, that sittest upon the throne of David, thou, and edness. thy servants,and thy people thatenterin bythesegates; 230 inhabitant of Lebanon, that makest thy nest

3 Thus saith the LORD, Execute ye judgment and in the cecars, how'gracious shalt thou be when pangs p Paris ; 2%. #Ps. 72, 2, righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand come upon thee, the pain as of a woman in travail ! Hoséa 5, 6.

of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to 24 As I live, saith the Lord, though. Coniah the 92 Kings the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither son of Jehoiakim king of Judah were the signet upon chap. 37, 1. shed innocent blood in this place.

my right hand, yet would I pluck thee thence ; 4 For if ye e do this thing indeed, then shall there 25 And I wills give thee into the hand of them that Hag. 2. 23 Titus 1, 15. 'enter in by the gates of this house kirigs, sitting upon seek thy life, and into the hand of them whose face s ch 24, ?. 5 Ps. 81, 11. the throne of David, riding in chariots and on horses, thou fearest, even into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar ne and his servants, and his people.

king of Babylon, and into the hand of the Chaldeans. 5 But if ye will not hear these words, I swear

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26 And I will * cast thee out, and thy mother that!? Kings b Hleb. 6, 13. by myself, saith the Lord, that this house shall be- bare thee, into another country, where ye were not Isa. 22, 37. i Num. 32, come a. desolation.

born; and there shall ye die.
6 For thus saith the LORD unto the king's house of 27 But to the land whereunto they desire to return,

Judah, Thou art i Gilead * unto me, and the head of thither shall they not return.
| Ps. 107, 34. Lebanon: yet surely I will make thee'a wilderness, 28 Is this man Coniah a despised broken idol? 2s
and cities achich are not inhabited.

he * a vessel wherein is no pleasure? wherefore are Ps. 91, 12 7 And I will prepare " destroyers against thee, they cast out, he and his secd, and are cast into a losea 8, 8. 2. PS: 74,56. every one with his weapons; and they shall cut & land which they know not ? ch. 46, 26. down thy choice cedars, and cast them into the fire. 290 earth, earth,earth, hear the word of the LORD:

8 And many nations shall pass by this city, and 30 Thus saith the LORD, Write ye this man 'child- is Chr 3, Deut. 29, they shall say every man to his neighbour, P Where-less, a man that shall not prosper in his days : for no chassis

fore hath the LORD done 9 thus unto this great city ? {man of his seed shall prosper, sitting upon the throne

9 Then they shall answer, 'Because they have of David, and ruling any more in Judah. 2 Cor. 31, forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God, and

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The restoration of God's people.

CHAPTER XXIII.

False prophets threatened. Before against the pastors that feed my people, Ye have, and liath † perceived and heard his word ? who hath CHRIST

scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have marked his word, and heard it ?
not visited them: behold, I will visit upon you the 19 Behold, a whirlwind of the Lord is gone forth
eril of your doings, saith the LORD.

ili lury, even a "grievous whirlwind : it shall fall heart, 3 And I will gather the remnant of my flock outgrievously upon the head of the wicked.

of all countries whither I have driven them, and will - 20 The anger of the Lord shall not return, until John 10. bring them again to their · folds; and they shall be he have executed, and till he have performed, the n Hos. 19,6. fruitful and increase.

thoughts of his heart: in the latter days ye shall o ch.90, 24 4 And I will set up shepherds over them, which consider it perfectly. • Hos. 218. shall feed them; and they shall fear no more, por be 21 I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran : e John 1,45. dismayed, neither shall they be lacking, saith the I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied.

22 But if they had stood 'in my counsel, and had 5 Behold, 'the days come, saith the LORD, that is caused my people to hear my words, then they 22, 19 Isa. 3,7. will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and "a should have turned them from their evil way, and . ch. 1 fps, 72.3. King shall reign and prosper, and shallexecute ' judg- from the evil of their doings. ment and justice in the earth.

23 Am I a God ' at hand, saith the Lord, and not it! 6 In his days * Judah shall be saved, and 'Israel a God afar off?

shall dwell safely; and this is his name whereby he 24 Cau any hide himself in secret places that I Ezek. 37, shall be called, THE LORD “OUR RIGHT- shall not see hiin? saith the LORD. Do not I * fill &, 27. Hosea 1,11. EOUSNESS.

heaven and earth ? saith the LORD. 7 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the 25 I have heard what the prophets said, that pro- & 2 Cor.5,21. LORD, that "they shall no more say, The Lord liv-phesy lies in my name, saying, l.have dreamed, I 2 Psal. 4,2 o Loa. 4, eth, which brought up the children of Israel out of} have dreamed. the land of Egypt ;

26 ? How long shall this be in the heart of the pro8 But, The Lord liveth, which brought up, and phets that prophesy lies ? yea, they are prophets of Acts 13, which led, the seed of the house of Israel out of the the deceit of their own heart;

north country, and from all countries whither I had 27 Which think "to cause my people to forget my ;, • Isa. 27,12 driven them; and they shallodwell in their own land. name by their dreams, which they tell every man to di Per. os

9 My heart within me is broken because of the his neighbour, as their fathers have forgotten my 11.

4 prophets; all my 'bunes shake: I am like a drunk- name for Baal. p Ps. 51, 17. en man,and like a man whom wine hath overcome, 28 The prophet that hath a dream, " let him tell a & Lam. 2, because of the LORD, and because of the words of dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my iz his holiness.

word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? 10 For the land is full of ' adulterers ; for because saith the LORD. 2 Chr. 36 of " swearing the land mourneth; the pleasant places 29 Is not my word like bas a fire ? saith the LORD; h Rom. 1, of the wilderness are dried up, and their course is and like a hammer that'breaketh the rock in pieces? Cor

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30 Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, 11 For both prophet and priest are profane ; yea, saith the LORD, that 'steal my words every one from .Ps

. 29, $ John 2 'in my house have I found their wickedness, saith his neighbour. the LORD.

31 Behold, I am against the prophets, saith the 20 12 Wherefore their way shall be unto them as LORD, that use their tongues, and say, " He saith. Atus . y Ps. 35, 6. slippery ways in the darkness; they shall be driven 32 Behold, I am against them that prophesy false 27.

on, and fall therein : for I will bring evil upon thern, dreams, saith the Lord, and do tell them, and cause misa 30, even the year of their visitation, saith the LORD. my people to err by their lies, and by their "lightness;

13 And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samna- yet I sent them not, nor commanded them: therefore

ria ; they prophesied in Baal, and 'caused my people they shall not profit this people atall, saith the LORD. 1 Isa. 9, 16. Israel to err.

33 And when this people, or the prophet, or a D Acts 20, 14 I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusa- priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden 3.2 Pet. 3,

lem a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and of the Lord thou shalt then say unto them, What

walk in olies : they strengthen also the hands of burden? I will'even forsake you, saith the LORD. , 25. d Erek. 13, evil-doers, that none doth return from his wicked- 34. And as for this prophet. and the priest, and the liai

. s. 1: ness: they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and people, that shall say, The burden of the LORD, I e Isa. 1,2 the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.

will even punish that man and his house. 15 Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts con- 35 Thus shall ye say 'every one to his neighbour, .ch. 51,74

cerning the prophets, Behold, I will feed them with and every que to his brother, What hath the LORD Rev. 14 'wormwood, and make them drink the water of answered ? and, What hath the LORD spoken ?

gall: for from the prophets of Jerusalen, is profane- 36 And the burden of the LORD shall ye 'mention Hoc. 2 , ness gone forth into all the land.

no more; for every man's word shall be "bis burden: ych. 51144 16 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, 5 Hearken not for ye have perverted the words of the living God, Mat 7, 15. unto the words of the prophets that prophesy unto of the Lord of hosts our God. . ? Pet. 2 you : they make you "vain : they speak a vision of 37 Thus shalt thou say to the prophet, What

" her. 17, 2 their own heart, and not out of the mouth of the hath the Lord answered thee? and, What hath the LORD.

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kets of figs were set before the temple of the 8 Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts, Because 4. & 8, 2. LORD, after that Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylonye have not heard my words, b2 Kings had carried away captive · Jeconiah the son of Jeho- 9 Behold, I will send and take mall the families of n ch. 1, 13.

iakim king of Judah, and the princes of Judah, with the north, saith the Lord, and Nebuchadrezzar the c 2 Kings

the carpenters and smiths, from Jerusalem, and had king of Babylon " my servant, and will bring them n Ps. 119, brought then to Babylon.

against this land, and against the inhabitants there- Ezek. 29, 2 One basket had very good figs, even like the of, and against all these nations round about, and 18. Micah 2, 1. figs that are first ripe; and the other basket had very will utterly destroy them, and make them an aston- 2 Kings

naughty figs, which could not be eaten, they were ishment, and a hissing, and perpetual desolations. ch.46, 26. so bad.

10 Moreover, I will take from them P the voice of p Isa. 24, ?. 3 Then said the LORD unto me, What seest thou, mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the Jeremiah? And I said, Figs; the good figs, very bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound of Eccl. 12 good ; and the evil, very evil, that cannot be caten, the millstones, and the light of the candle. they are so evil.

11 And this whole land shall be a desolation, and 4 Again the word of the LORD came unto me,saying, an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the 21, 10,1 5 Thus saith the Lord, the God of Israel, Like king of Babylon 'seventy years. these good figs, so will I facknowledge them that 12 And it shall come to pass, when seventy years 21.

are carried away captive of Judah, whom I have are & accomplished, that I will punish the king of 32Chr.s6, mal. , 23. sent out of this place into the land of the Chaldeans Babylon, and that nation, saith the LORD, for their e Ps. 99, 12. ® for their good.

iniquity, and the land of the Chaldeans, and will
6 For I will set mine eyes upon them for 6 good, make it'' perpetual desolations.
and I will bring them again to this land : and I 13 And I will bring upon that land all my words

will build them, and not pull them down; and I will which I have pronounced against it, even all that is h ch. 12, 15. plant them, and not pluck them up.

written in this book, which Jeremiah hath prophe7 And I will give them a * heart to know me, sied against all the nations.

k i Jam. 1.17. that I am the LORD; and they shall be my people, 14 For " many nations and great kings shall serve k Deut. 30, and I will be their God : for they shall return unto themselves of them also: and I will * recompense Ret: 18,3 6. ch. 92, 39. . me with their 'whole heart.

them according to their deeds, and according to the 8 And as the evil figs, which cannot be eaten, works of their own hands. ch. 29, 13. they are so evil; surely thus saith the LORD, So will 15 For thus saith the Lord God of Israel unto me, m ch. 29, I give Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, Take the wine-cup of this fury at my hand, and y Rev. In

and the residue of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, cause all the nations to whom I send thee, to drink it. n 2 Kings anri them that dwell in the land of Egypt;

16 And they shall drink, and be moved, and be 9 And I will deliver them to be removed into all { ? mad, because of the sword that I will send among z ch. 51, 7. och. 28,1 the kingdoms of the earth for their hurt, to be a re- them.

proach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse, in all pla- 17 Then took I the cup at the Lord's hand, and
ces whither I shall drive them.

a made all the nations to drink, unto whom the LORD a.ch: 12
10 And I will send the sword, the famine, and had sent me :
the pestilence, among them, till they be consumed 18 To wit, Jerusalem, and the cities of Judah, i Fet. 4, 1%
from off the land that I gave unto them and to their į and the kings thereof, and the princes thereof, to
fathers.

make them a desolation, an astonishment, a his- 2013 CHAPTER XXV.

sing, and a curse ; (as it is this day :) Jeremiah foretelleth the seventy years' captivity,

19 Pharaoh king of Egypt, and his servants, 4 Gen. 12, THE word that came to Jeremiah concerning all and his princes, and all his people; beginning.

the people of Judah, in the a fourth year of 20 And all the emingled people, and all the kings e Ezek. So, 22 Kings Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, that was of the land of Uz, and all the kings of the land of 5. than: 36; 5. the first year of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; the Philistines, and Ashkelon, and Azzah,and Ekron, fch. 49, 7.

2 The which Jeremiah the prophet spake unto and the remnant of Ashdod, b. Ezek. 3, ball the people of Judah, and to all the inhabitants 21 'Edom, and Moab, and the children of Ammon, b Ps. 99, 10 of Jerusalem, saying,

22 And all the 5 kings of Tyrus, and all the kings 3 From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of of Zidon, and the kings of the bisles which are beAmon king of Judah, even unto this day, (that is the yond the sea,

three and twentieth year,) the word of the LORD hath 23 Dedan, and Tema, and Buz, and all that are 12 Chr. 9, chap. 7, 1s. come unto me, and I have spoken unto you, "rising in the utmost corners, e ch. 29, 19. early and speaking ; but ye have not hearkened. 24 And all the kings of Arabia, and all the kings mGen. 25

4 And the LORD hath sent unto you all his scr- of the mingled people that dwell in the desert,

vants the prophets, rising early and sending them; but 25 And all the kings of Zimri, and all the kings 12. kings ye have not hearkened, nor inclined your ear to hear. { of Elam, and all the kings of the " Medes,

uch 1,14 5 They said, - Turn ye again now every one from 26 And all the kings of the north, far and pear,

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Jeremiah apprehendud. one with another, and all the kingdoms of the world, } prophets, whom I sent unto you, both‘rising up early,

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which are upon the face of the earth: and the king and sending them, but ye have not hearkened;
of Sheshach shall drink after them.

6 Then will I make this house like Shiloh, and
27 Therefore thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith will make this city "a curse to all the nations of the 411, .

the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Drink ye, and earth.
9. Ps. 97, 36. be drunken, and spue, and fall, and a rise no more, 7 So the 'priests, and the prophets, and all the
Kev. 18, 21. because of the sword which I will send among you. { people, heard Jeremiah speaking these words in the

28 And it shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at house of the LORD.
thy hand to drink, then shalt thou say unto them, 8 Now it came to pass, when Jeremiah had made

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Ye shall certainly an end of speaking all that the LORD had commanded rch. 40, 10. r drink.

him to speak unto all the people, that the priests, and 29 For, lo, I begin to bring evil on the city which the prophets and k all the people, took him, saying,

is called' by my name, and should ye be utterly Thou shalt surely 'die. 1 Pet. 4, 6. unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished: for I will 9 Why hast thou prophesied in the name of the 1 Mat. 24, ich. 20, 11. call for “a sword upon all the inhabitants of the Lord, saying, This house shall be "like Shiloh, and is 22, 21. u Ezek. Jä, earth, saith the Lord of hosts.

this city shall be desolate without an inhabitant ? 30 Therefore prophesy thou against them all these And all the people were gathered against Jeremiah

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Amos 1,2. words, and say unto them, The LORD shall * roar in the house of the LORD.
Joel 3, 16. from Yon high, and utter his voice from his holy 10 When the princes of Judah heard these things, 2.418,445.
Rom. 1, habitation; he shall mightily roar ? upon his habita- then they came up from the king's house unto the

tion : he shall give a shout, as they that tread the house of the LORD, and sat down in the entry of
grapes, against all the inhabitants of the earth. the new gate of the Lord's house.

31 A noise shall come even to the ends of the earth: 11 Then spake the priests and the prophets unto 1.2 Kings a loz. 34, & for the Lord a hath a controversy with the nations; the princes, and to all the people, saying, This man he will plead with all flesh; he will give them that is worthy to die; for he hath prophesied against

Rev.16, 13. are wicked to the sword, saith the LORD.

this city, as ye have heard with your ears. 32 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, Behold, evil shall 12 Then spake Jeremiah unto all the princes, and 22. • Iss. 50, 28. go forth from nation to nation, and a great whirl- to all the people, saying, The LORD sent me to

wind shall be raised up from the coasts of the earth. prophesy against this house, and against this city, all : Arts 4, 19.

33 And the slain of the LORD shall be at that day the words that ye have heard.
from one end of the earth even unto the other end of 13 Therefore now tamend your ways and your

the earth: they shall not be lamented, neither gath-doings, and obey the voice of the LORD your God; ach 18 Ps 83, 10. ered, nor buried ; they shall be o dung upon the and the LORD will repent him of the evil that he hath ground.

pronounced against you.
34 'Howl, ye shepherds, and cry; and wallow 14 As for me, behold, I am in your hand; do

yourselves in the ashes, yes principal of the flock : { with me as seemeth good and meet unto you: Ezek. 51, for the days of your slaughter and of your disper- 15 But know ye for certain, that, if ye put me to 26. sions are accomplished ; and ye shall fall like a death, ye shall surely bring y innocent blood upon Judges 9,

У pleasant vessel.

yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabit- Erek. 7,3,4. 35 And the shepherds shall have no way to flee, ants thereof: for of a truth the LORD hath sent nor the principal of the flock to escape.

me unto you, to speak all these words in your ears. 36 « À voice of the cry of the shepherds, and a 16 2 Then said the princes and all the people unto z Gen. x howling of the principal of the flock, shall be heard :}the priests and to the prophets, This man is not i 'sam. 23, for the Lord hath spoiled their pasture.

worthy to die ; for he hath spoken to us in the name 37 And the peaceable habitations are cut down, of the LORD our God. leb. 4, 8. & because of the fierce anger of the LORD. 1

17 Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, Pral115, 38 He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion : for and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying, 15. their land is desolate, because of the fierceness of the 18 Micah the Morastbite prophesied in the days c Micab 1». oppressor, and because of his fierce anger.

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ple of Judah, saying, Thus saith the Lord of hosts, 1 Jeremiah, by promises and threatenings, exhorteth to re- Zion shall be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem a Micah 3,

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19 Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah
the Lord, saying,

put him at all to death ? did he not e fear the LORD, 22, 16. 2 Thus saith the Lord, Stand in the court of the and tesought the LORD, and the LORD'repented him

Lord's house, and speak unto o all the cities of Ju-{of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Mar. 20. 20. dah, which come to worship in the Lord's house, all Thus might we procure & great evil against our souls. Sa

8 Acts 20, 27. the words that I command thee to speak unto them: 20 And there was also a man that prophesied in London, 1.5 diminish not a word :

the name of the Lord, Urijah the son of Shemaiah 3 If so be they will hearken, and turn every man of Kirjath-jcarito, who prophesied against this city, 3 Gen. 6, &. from bis evil way, that I may "repent me of the evil, and against this land, according to all the words of Sooms, which I purpose to do unto them because of the evil Jeremiah: of their doings.

21 And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his 4 And thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, the Lev. 26, Lord, If ye will not hearken to me, to walk in my king sought to put him to death ; but when Urijah Poal 81,18. law which I have set before you,

heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into i Kingo 5 To hearken to the words of my servants the Egypt;

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