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Jeremiah's prophecy against Edom, Sr. JEREMIAH.

Hanuniah's false prophecy. 22 And Jehoiakim the king 'sent men into Egypt, they prophesy a lie in my nama, that I might drive 2.609." namely, Elnathan the son of Achbor, and certain you out, and that ye might perish, ye, and the prophets it. S9a. men with him into Egypt:

that prophesv unto you. 23 And they fetched forth Urijah out of Egypt, 16 Also I spake to the priests, and to all this people, iz Acts 10, 21 and brought him unto Jehoiakim the king, who slew saying, Thus saith the LORD, Hearken not to the on Market him with the sword, and cast his dead body into the words of your prophets that prophesy unto you, saygraves of the common people.

ing, Behold, the ? vessels of the Lord's house shall :2 Chr. Si, 24 Nevertheless, the hand of Ahikam the son of now shortly be brought again from Babylon: for they 2 Kings 25, Shaphan was with Jeremiah, that they should not give prophesy a lie unto you. 21.39, 14. him into the hand of the people to put him to death. 17 Hearken not unto them; serve the king of CIIAPTER XXVII.

Babylon, and live: wherefore should this city be
The subduing of the neighbouring kings unto Nebuchadnezzar. laid waste?
N the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim the 18 But if they be prophets, and if the word of the

son of Josiah king of Judah, came this word unto LORD be with them, let them now make "intercession Job 43,2 Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,

to the Lord of hosts, that the vessels which are left laiah 57, 2 Thus saith the LORD to me, Make thee bonds in the house of the Lord, and in the house of the 1. 19, 10. and yokes, and put them upon thy neck, ,

king of Judah, and at Jerusalem, go not to Babylon. 3 And send them to the king of Edom, and to the 19 For thus saith the Lord of hosts concerning the king of Moab, and to the king of the Ammonites, and pillars, and concerning the sea, and concerning the e2 Kings to the king of 'Tyrus, and to the king of Zidon, by the bases, and concerning the residue of the vessels that 25, 16.

hand of the messengers which come to Jerusalem remain in this city, Chron . 36, unto Zedekiah king of Judah ;

20 Which Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon took 24, 14. 4 And command them to say unto their masters, not, when he carricd away captive "Jeconiah, the son 1 Heb. d Gen. 2 2. Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, of Jehoiakim king of Judah, from Jerusalem to Baby- la si, 12 Thus shall ye say unto your masters;

lon, and all the t nobles of Judah and Jerusalem; 5 I have made the earth, the man and the beast 21 Yea, thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Lev. 28, that are upon the ground, by my great power, and by Israel, concerning the vessels that remain in the Isaiah 5, 25.

my out-stretched arm, and have given it unto whom house of the Lord, and in the house of the king of Dan. 4, 17. it & seemed meet unto me.

Judah and of Jerusalem ; 6 And now have I given all these lands into the 22 They shall be carried to Babylon, and there Ban. 2, 21. hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my shall they be until the day that I visit them, saith their Chr.sk ch. 25, 9. servant; and the beasts of the field have I given him LORD: then will I bring them up, and restore them Ezra 1". also to serve him.

to this place. 7 And all nations shall serve him, and his son, and

CHAPTER XXVIII. his 'son's son, until the very time of his land come; } Hananiah prophesieth the return of the vessels and of Jeconiah. * ch. 52, 31. and then many nations and great kings shall • serve ND it came to pass the same year, in the be- cir. 595. I Dan. 5, 1. themselves of him.

8 And it shall come to pass, that the nation and in the fourth year, and in the fifth month, that HanaDan. 3. 26. kingdom which will not serve the same Nebuchad- niah the son of Azur the prophet, which was of 5 ch. 29, 2%.

nezzar thy king of Babylon, and that will not put their Gibeon, spake untome in the house of the Lord, in the fim.'s, o nah. 31. neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, that presence of the priests, and of all the people, saying, Zech. 2, % nation will I punish, saith the LORD, with the sword, 2. Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, the God of and with the famine, and with the pestilence, until I Israel, saying, I have broken the yoke of the king of 13

, 18. have consumed them by his hand.

Babylon. 9 Therefore hearken not ye to your oprophets, nor 3 Within two full years will I ' bring again into a Ezek. 15, to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your this place all the vessels of the Lord's house that enchanters, nor to your sorcerers, which speak unto Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon took away from you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon:{this place, and carried them to Bahylon:

10 For they prophesy "a lie unto you, to remove 4 And I will bring again to this place Jeconiah the

you far from your land; and that I should drive you sor of Jehoiakim king of Judah, with all the ® captives e ch. 24, q sh. 7, 18. out, and ye should perish.

of Judah, that went into Babylon, saith the LORD: 11 But the nations that bring their neck under the for I will' break the yoke of the king of Babylon. yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, those 5 Then the prophet Jeremiah said unto the prophet will I let remain still in their own land, saith the Hananiah, in the presence of the priests, and in the LORD; and they shall till it, and dwell therein. presence of all the people that stood in the house of

12 1 I spake also to · Zedekiah king of Judah žthe LORD, cheap. 35, 1. according to all these words, saying, Bring your 6 Even the prophet Jeremiah said, 5 Amen : the Num. &

necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and { LORD do so; the LORD perform thy words which ca. 17, 16 serve him and his people, and live.

{thou hast prophesied, to bring again the vessels of the 13. Why wiil ye die, thou and thy people, by the LORD's house, and all that is carried away captive, sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, as the from Babylon into this place. LORD hath spoken against the nation that will not 7 Nevertheless, hear thou now this word that I 14. 15. servė the king of Babylon ?

speak in thine ears, and in the ears of all the people; 16. 14 Therefore hearken not unto the words of the 8 The prophets that have been before me, and joings 23 prophets that speak unto you, saying, Ye shall not before thee of old, prophesied both against many ,

serve the king of Babylon : for they prophesy " a lie countries, and against great kingdoms, of war, and * Ezek. 13, unto you.

of evil, and of pestilence. 15 For I bave not sent them. saith the LORD, yet 9 The prophet which prophesieth of peace, when xii. 18,2

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CHAPTER XXIX.

Zedekiah and Ahab's fearfulend. Before the word of the prophet shall come to pass, 'then

10 For thus saith the Lord, That after seventy CHRIST shall the prophet be known that the Lord hath truly years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, sent him.

and perform my good word toward you, in causing 10 Then Hananiah the prophet took the yoke from you to return to this place. off the prophet Jeremiah's neck, and "brake it. 11 For I know sthe thoughts that I think towards rense,

11 And Hananiah spake in the presence of all the you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of Lings people, saying, Thus saith the LORD, ° Even so will evil, to give you an expected end. B. 10, 13. I break the yoke of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon 12 Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go s Isa. 36, 8. o cb. 27,7 from the neck of all nations, within the P space oftwo and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. verses 3, 4. full years. And the prophet Jeremiah went his way. 13 And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye u Ps. 10,17

12 1 Then the word of the LORD came unto Jer- shall search for me' with all your heart.

eriah the prophet, (after that Hananiah the prophet 14 And I will be found of you, saith the Lord; Ezek. 6, 9. isks, 23. had broken the yoke from off the neck of the prophet and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather Slat: 76 Jeremiah,) saying,

you from all the nations, and from all the places whi13 Go and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus saith the sther I have driven you, saith the Lori ; and I will

LORD, Thou hast broken the yokes of wood ; but bring you again into the place whence Icaused you Isa. 27/13 Deut. 21, thou shalt make for them yokes of iron.

to be carried away captive. 14 For thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of 15 Because ? ye have said, The Lord hath raised 2 ch.14, 14 Israel, I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all us up prophets in Babylon ; these nations, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar 16 Know ihat thus saith the LORD of the king that 2 Pet. 2, 1

king of Babylon ; and they shall serve him : and I sitteth upon the throne of David, and of all the peofeb. 27,6. have given him the beasts of the field also. ple that dwelleth in this city, and of your brethren

15 Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto Hana-{ that are not gone forth with you into captivity; piah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah, The Lord 17 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Behold,

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will Leb.7, 1. hath not sent thee; but thou makest this people to send upon them the sword, the famine, and the pes- a ch.23, 22

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tilence, and will make them like "vile figs, that can16 Therefore thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will not be eaten, they are so evil. Rev. 19, "cast thee from off the face of the earth; this year 18 And I will persecute them with the sword,

thou shalt die, because thou hast *taught rebellion with the famine, and with the pestilence, and will is. Deut. 13, against the LORD,

deliver them † to be removed to all the kingdoms of 1 Heb.for e 17 So Hananiah the prophet * died the same year, the earth, to be a curse, and an astonishment, and Deut. 23, in the seventh month.

a hissing, and a reproach, among all the nations whi- 2. Chr. 20,3 CHAPTER XXIX.

ther I have driven them : Jeremiah sendeth a letter to the captives in Babylon. 19 Because they have not hearkened to my words, S4, 17. TOW these are the words of the letter that Jere-saith the LORD, which "I sent unto them by my ech. 28, 6.

miah the prophet sent from Jerusalem unto the servants the prophets, rising up early and sending a ch.7, 12.
residue of the elders which were carried away cap-them ; but ye would not hear, saith the LORD.
tives, and to the priests, and to the prophets, and to 20 Hear ye, therefore, the word of the LORD,
all the people whom Nebuchadnezzar had carried all ye of the captivity, whom I have sent from Jeru-
away captive from Jerusalem to Babylon,

salem to Babylon :
2 (After that · Jeconiah the king, and the queen, 21 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Is-

and the ® eunuchs, the princes of Judah and Jerusa- }rael, of! Ahah the son of Kolaiah, and of Zedekiah
. Isa 39, 7. ted from Jerusalem,)
lem, and the carpenters, and the smiths, were depar- the son of Maaseiab, which prophesy a lie unto you

in my name; Behold, I will deliver them into the
3 By the hand of Elasah the son of Shaphan, and hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and he

Gemariah the son of Hilkiah, (whom Zedekiah 'king shall 6 slay them before your eves;
Ps: 127, 2. of Judah 'sent unto Babylon to Nebuchadnezzar 22 And of them shall be taken up a curse by all

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the captivity of Judah which are in Babylon, saying, 1. 4 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Is-The Lord make thee 'like Zedekiah, and like Ahab, i Ruth 4.11

rael, unto all that are carried away captives, whom whom the king of Babylon roasted in the fire ; 1925, 5. I have 5 caused to be carried away from Jerusalem 23 Because they have committed 'villany in Is- 11. unto Babylon,

rael, and have committed adultery with their neigh- Rev. 19, 23. 5 Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant bours' wives, and have spoken lying words in my tech. 16,2 gardens, and eat the fruit of them;

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name, which I have not commanded them; even]
6 . Take ye wives, and beget sons and daughters;} know, and am a witness, saith the Lord.
" Deut. 7, 8. and take wives for your sons, and give your daughters 24 Thus shalt thou also speak to Shemaiah the

to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters ; || Nehelamite, saying,
that ye may be increased there, and not diminished. 25 Thus speaketh' the Lord of hosts, the God of Dercomra
7 And seek the peace of the city whither I have > Israel, saying, Because thou hast sent letters " in 51, 52.

k ch. 51, 37. caused you to be carried away captives, and pray thy name unto all the people that are at Jerusalem, 1 Kings '' Tim. 2 unto the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall and to Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, ye have peace.

and to all the priests, saying,
8 For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Is- 26 The Lord hath made thee priest in the stead

rael, Let not your prophets and your diviners, that be of Jehoiada the priest, that ye should be officers in Rev. 16, in the midst of you, - deceive you, neither hearken the house of the LORD, for every man that is P mad, ,?*

to your dreams which ye cause to be dreamed. and maketh himself a prophet, that thou shouldest Arts 28, 24

9 For they prophesy falsely unto you in my name; put him in prison, and in the stocks : • cb. 28, 16. I have not sent them, saith the Lord.

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The Jews' return

JEREMIAH.

Their ancient privileges restored. Defore Jeremiah of Anathoth, which maketh himself as the multitude of thine iniquity ; because thy sins prophet to you?

were increased. 28 For therefore 'he sent unto us in Babylon,say- 15 Why *criest thou for thine affliction ? thy soring, This captivity is long: build ye houses, and dwell row is incurable for the multitude of thine iniquity: 3 in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.} because thy sins were increased I have done these Micah 7.

29 And · Zephaniah the priest read this letter in things unto thee. Ps: 109, 4. the ears of Jeremiah the prophet.

16 Therefore all they that devour thee shall be Isa. 10, 5 30 Then came the word of the LORD unto Jere-devoured ; and all thine adversaries, every one of ch.10, 25. 1. & 37, 3.' miah, saying,

them shall go into captivity; and they that spoil thee 31 Send to all them of the captivity, saying, Thus shall be a spoil, and all that prey upon thee will I RC. 19, 13 saith the Lord concerning Shemaiah the Nehela- "give for a prey.

mite; Because that Shemaiah hath prophesied unto 17 For I will restore health unto thee, and I will e Isa. 62, 4 x ch. 28, 15. you, and * I sent him not, and he caused you to trust heal thee of thy wounds, saith the LORD; because flam. 2 in "a lie;

they called thee an Outcast, saying, 'This is Zion, 32 Therefore thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will whom no man seeketh after. z ch.7, 17. punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his seed: he 18 Thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will bring hisa

. 11, shall not have a man to dwell ? among this people;} again the captivity of Jacob's tents, and have mercy 12

neither shall a he behold the good that I will do for on his dwelling-places; and the city shall be builded Obadiah, to ch. 28, 16. my people, saith the LORD; because he hath 'taught upon her own heap, and the palace shall remain after rebellion against the LORD.

the manner thereof. CHAPTER XXX.

19 And out of them shall proceed k thanksgiving, k Rev. 19, God sheweth Jeremiah the return of the Jews. and the voice of them that make merry and I will 1, 2 THE word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will also i Isa. 60, $

Lord saying,

glorify them, and they shall not be small. 2 Thus speaketh the Lord God of Israel, saying, 20 Their children also shall be mas asoretime, mch. 99,11. 23] Jh 19, Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto { and their congregation shall be established before me, Rom. 15, 4. thee in a book.

and I will punish all that oppress them. 3 For, lo, the days come, saith the Lord, that I 21 And their f nobles shall be of themselves, and ever but is

will bring again the captivity of my people Israel their governor shall proceed from the midst of them; Preus 2, 13 fiosea 3, 5. and Judah, saith the LORD ; and I will cause them and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall

१ . . 37, { Ezek. S7 , to return to the land that I gave to their fathers, and approach unto me; for who is this that o engaged it

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his heart to approach unto me ? saith the LORD.
4 And these are the words that the LORD spake 22 And ye shall be P my people, and I will be
concerning Israel, and concerning Judah.

5 For thus saith the LORD, We have heard a voice 23 Behold, the "whirlwind of the Lord goeth el Dan. 5,6. of trembling, of fear, and not of peace.

forth with fury, a continuing whirlwind ; it shall fall 19,20. 6 Ask ye now, and see whether a man doth 'tra-{ with pain upon the head of the wicked,

vail with child? wherefore do I see every man with 24 The "fierce anger of the LORD shall not return, Rev. 15, 1. Chandlet, s his hands on his loins, as a woman in travail, and all until he have done it, and until he have performed faces are turned into paleness?

the intents of his heart : in the latter days ye shall 7 Alas! furthat day is great, so that none is like consider it. 1. Dan. 12, it: it is even the i time of Jacob's trouble ; but he

CHAPTER XXXI.
shall be saved out of it.

1 The restoration of Israel....22 Christ is promised.
8 For it shall come to pass in that day, saith the T the same time, saith the LORD, will I be the
LORD of hosts, that I will break his yoke from off thy
neck, and will burst thy bonds, and strangers shall be my people.
no more serve themselves of him:

2 Thus saith the LORD, The people which were b Ex. 33, 9 But they shall serve the LORD their God, and left of the sword found grace in the wilderness; 17.

; **. 31, m David their king, whom I will raise up unto them. even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.

10 Therefore fear thou not, O my servant Jacob, 3 The Lord hath appeared of old 'unto me, saying, d Isa. 63,

saith the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel : for, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love; och. 3, 18. lo, I will save thee from afar, and thy seed from the therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn thee. e Mal. 1, 8

land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and 4 Again I will build thee, and thou shalt be f Rom. 8,
shall be p in rest and be quiet, and none shall make built, О virgin of Israel: thou shalt again be adorned
him afraid

with thy i tabrets, and shalt go forth in the dances of so!
11 For I am with thee, saith the LORD, to save them that make merry.
thee: though I make a full end of all nations whither 5 Thou shalt yet plant vines upon the mountains 14.

I have scattered thte, yet will I not make la full end of Samaria : the planters shall "plant, and shall eat i Rev. 19,7. Ise. 27, 8. of thee; but I will correct thee 'in measure, and them as common things. : 2 Chr. 36, will not leave thee altogether unpunished.

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12 For thus saith the Lord, Thy •bruise is incu- upon the mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise ye, and 6.2 Cor. 3
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let us go up to Zion unto the LORD our God.
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publish ye, praise ye, and say, O Lord, save thy 14 All thy * lovers have forgotten thee: they seek people, the remnant of Israel. thee not: for I have wounded thee with the wound of 8 Behold, I will bringthem from the north country, an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruelone, fors and gather them from the P coasts of the earth, and becom

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CHAPTER XXXII.

The stability of the church. defors, with them the blind and the lame, the woman with} 25 For I have satiated the 6 weary soul, and I have

, cit. col. child and her that travaileth with child together : a replenished every sorrowful soul. great company shall return thither.

26 Upon this I "awaked, and beheld; and my sleep 9 They shall come with'weeping, and with sup- was sweet unto me. reh. 50), 4. plications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk 27 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that 1, 2 * Zerb. 12 by the rivers of waters in a straight way, wherein I will sow the house of Israel, and the house of i Ps. 127, 2.

they shall not stumble ; for I am a father to Israel, } Judah, with the k seed of man, and with the seed k1. Pet. 1,
and Ephraim is my first-born.

of beast.
10 Hear the word of the LORD, O ye nations, and 28. And it shall come to pass, that like as I have
declare it in the isles afar off

, and say, He that scat-{ watched over them, to'pluck up, and to break down, Ich. 44, na u Ezek. 34, tered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a and to throw down, and to destroy, and to afflict; so shepherd doth his flock.

will I watch over them, to build, and to plant, saith m ch. 24, 6. 11 For the Lord hath *redeemed Jacob, and ran- the LORD. Peter i, somed him from the hand of him that was stronger 29 In those days they shall say no more, · The n Lam 5, 7.

n . Rev.14,3,4. than he.

fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children's 12. Therefore they shall come and sing in the teeth are set on edge. 2 height of Zion, and shall flow together to the good- 30 But every one shall die ° for his own iniquity : Exck. 6, 9.

ness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for every man that eateth the şour grape, his teeth shall Gal. 6, 6, 7. a Hos. 3, 5 oil, and for the young of the flock, and of the herd: be set on edge. b Erek. Si, and their souls shall be as a watered garden ; and 31 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I Flos . 2, 21. they shall not sorrow any more at all.

will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, !chap. 32 13 Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both and with the house of Judah ; young men and old together for I will turn their 32 Not according to the covenant that I made 15.

mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make with their fathers, in the day that I took them by d Rev. 21, 4. them rejoice from their “ sorrow.

the hand, to bring them out of the land of Egypt ; q John 1, 14 And I will satiate the soul of the priests with} (which my covenant 'they brake, although I was a Cor

. 3,8 fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my husband unto them, saith the LORD;) goodness, saith the Lord.

33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make r Isa. 5), 1. 15 Thus saith the LORD, A voice was heard in with the house of Israel ; After those days, saith the Rom. 17,20. 1 Justa. 18, Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping ; Rachel { LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and

weeping for her children, refused to be comforted write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and you 8 Mat. 2,16. for her children, because they were not.

they shall be my people. 16 Thus saith the Lor), "Refrain thy voice from 31 And they shall teach no more every man his ch. 32, 40.

weeping, and thine eyes from tears : for thy work neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know , 2 Cor. 3, 1 Tleb. 6, 10. shall be rewarded, saith the LORD; and they shall} the LORD: for they shallall know me, from the least flieb. , 10. k ver. 1, 5. come again from the land of the enemy.

of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD: 1 Isa. 9, 64% 17 And there is! hope in thine end, saith the Lord, for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember

that thy children shall come again to their own their sin no more. m Isa. 29, border.

35 Thus saith the Lord, which 'giveth the sun 2 Gen. 1, 16. 18 I have surely heard · Ephraim bemoaning for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon

• * Isa. 1,2 himself thus; Thou hastochastised me, and I was and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth a Isa. 51, 15. iPsal. 94, chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke : the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of chap. 6, & turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art hosts is his name: the Lord my God.

36 If those ordinances depart from before me, b Isa. 54, 2. 19 Surely P after that I was turned, I repented;} saith the Lord, then the seed of Israel also shall < Psal. 72 and after that I was instructed, I smote upon mij cease from being a nation before me for ever. thigh: I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, because 37 Thus saith the LORD, If heaven above can be I did bear the 'reproach of my youth.

measured, and the foundations of the earth searched ..chap. SS, 20 Is Ephraim my dear son ? is he a pleasant out beneath, I will also cast offe all the seed of Israel, Luke 15, 32 child ? For since I spake against him, I do earnestly for all that they have done, saith the Lord. Rom. 11, remember him still; therefore my bowels are "trou- 38 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that Ezek. 36,

bled for him: I will surely * have mercy upon him, the Scity shall be built "to the Lord, from the tower 2. saith the LORD.

of Hananeel unto the gate of the corner. 21 Set thee up'way-marks, make thee?high heaps: 39 And the measuring-line shall yet go forth over kev. 21, 2

set thy heart toward the highway, even the way against it upon the hill Gareb, and shall compass n Zech. 14, Hoea 1, 11, which thou wentust: turn again, o virgin of Israel, about to Goath. Ezek. 39, turn again to these thy cities.

40 And the whole valley of the dead bodies, and of 22 How long wilt ihou go about, O thou back-the ashes, and all the fields, unto the brook of Kidron, i Song 3, 6. sliding daughter ? for the Lord hath created a new unto the corner of the horse-gate toward the east, Zech.in * ch. 50 , 5 thing in the earth, A woman shall compass a man.shall be ' holy unto the Lord; it shall knot be plucked

23 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, up, nor thrown down, any more for ever. As yet they shall use this speech in the land of Ju

CHAPTER XXXII. dah, and in the cities thereof, when I shall bring Jeremiah imprisoned by Zedekiah for his prophecy. a Poniat ca, again their captivity ; The Lord bless thee, "O THE werdenth year of Zedekiah king of Judah,

HE word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD a 2 Kinga habitation of justice, and mountain of holiness.

24 And there shall 'dwell in Judah itself, and in which was the eighteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar. Dah...

all the cities thereof together, husbandmen, and they 2 For then the king of Babylon's army besieged else.... 18 119 21" that go forth with flocks.

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The captivity confirmed. in the court of the prison, which was in the king of other nien; and hast made thee a name, as at this Before cir. 590. Judah's house.

day; 3 For Zedekiah king of Judah had shut him up, 21 And hast 'brought forth thy people Israel out of saying, Wherefore dost thou prophesy,and say, Thus the land of Egypt, with signs, and with wonders, p. 5; 16. & saith the Lord, Behold, 'I will give this city into the and with a strong hand, and with a stretched-out isallis, is hand of the king of Babylon, and he sha!! take it; arm, and with great terror;

4 And & Zedekiah king of Judah shall not escape 22 And hast given them this land, which thou didst Ps. 136, 10, Liek. 3, 7,8. out of the hand of the Chaldeans, but shall surely be swear to their fathers to give them, a land flowing & Deul 4.

b delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon, and with milk and honey; 1 2 Kings shall · speak with him mouth to mouth, and his eyes 23 And they cane in, and possessed it; but they h Ex. 8, 8. Zoch. 1, 6. shall behold his eyes ;

'obeyed not thy voice, neither walked in thy law: Nenos 5 And he shall lead Zedekiah to Babylon, and they have done nothing of all that thou commandedst 26. i chap. 27, there shall he bei until I visit hiin, saith the LORD them to do; therefore thou hast caused all this evil

though ye tight with the Chaldeans, ye shall not to come upon them.
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24 Behold the mounts, they are come unto the
6 And Jeremiah said, The word of the LORD came city to take it; and the city k is given into the hand chap. As
unto me, saying,

of the Chaldeans that fight against it, because of the 7 Behold, Hanameel, the son of Shalluin, thine sword, and of the famiue, and of the pestilence: and I Num. 35,2. uncle, shall come unto thee, saying, 'Buy thee ny what thou hast spoken'is come to pass; and, behold, 1 Zech. 1, 6. * Lev. 2s, field that is in Anathoth; for the right of redemp- thou seest it. Ruth 4, 4. tion is thine to buy it.

25 And thou hast said unto me, O Lord God, Buy 8 So Hanameel, mine uncle's son, came to me in thee the field for money, and take witnesses ; for the court of the prison, according to the word of the the city is given into the hand of the Chaldeans.

LORD, and said unto me, Buy my field, I pray thee, 26 Then came the word of the LORD unto Jere- Ps. 97, 19 Lev. 25, that is in "Anathoth, which is in the country of Ben- miah, saying, akup. 1, 1. jamin : for the right of inheritance is thine, and the 27 Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh: 2 Cor.5, 7. verse ?: redemption is thine; buy it for thyself. Then I is there any thing too hard for me? knew that this was the word of the LORD.

28 Therefore thus saith the LORD, Behold, 'I shap. 45,00 9 And I bought the field of Hanameel, mine uncle's will give this city into the hand of the Chaldeans, Gen. 18,4 p Gen. 23, son, that was in Anathoth, and Pweighed him the and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Baby- p. 113 Zoch. 11,12 money, even seventeen shekels of silver.

lon, and he shall take it. 10 And I subscribed the evidence, and a sealed 29 And the Chaldeans, that fight against this city, verses Pliil 4,8. it, and took witnesses, and weighed him the money shall come and get fire on this city, and burn it, in the balances.

with the houses 'upon whose roofs they have offered 10. 11 So I took the evidence of the purchase, both incense unto Baal, and poured out drink-offerings - chap. 18 Dan. 6,4,5. that which was sealed according 'to the law and unto other gods, to provoke me to anger. custom, and that which was open :

30 For the children of Israel, and the children of 12 And I gave the evidence of the purchase unto Judah’have only done evil before me from their youth: Sch. 2, 2 chap. 36, · Baruch the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, in for the children of Israel have only provoked me to

the sight of Hanameel mine uncle's son, and in the anger with the work of their hands, saith the LORD.
presence of the witnesses that subscribed the book

31 For this city hath been to me as a provocation + Isa. 65, 6.
of the purchase, before all the Jews that sat in the of mine anger and of my fury, from the day that
court of the prison.

they built it, eren unto this day, that I should remove 13 And I charged Baruch before them, saying, it from before my face;

14 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Is- 32 Because of all the evil of the children of Israel, rael, Take these evidences, this evidence of the pur- and of the children of Judah, which they have done chase, (both which is sealed,) and this evidence to provoke metoanger, " they, their kings, their prin- , Isaiah 1, which is open, and put them in an earthen vessel, ces, their priests, and their prophets, and the men of Dan. 9, & that they may continue many days:

Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem. 15 For thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of 33 And they have turned unto me the back, and Israel, Houses, and fields, and vineyards, shall be not the face: though I taught them," rising up early 5Pt. 1,24 possessed again in this land.

and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to 16 Now when I had delivered the evidence of the receive instruction ver. 37, 4. purchase unto Baruch the son of Neriah, "I prayed 34 But they set their abominations in the house y2 Kings 1 2 Sam. 7, unto the Lord, saying,

which is called by my name, to defile it. 17 Ah, Lord God! behold, thou hast made the 35 And they built the high places of Baal, which Ezek. 8, 5,6.

heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretch- are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause their chi, 2. S. 1 Gen. 18,4. ed-out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee:sons and their daughters to pass through the fire unto & 20, 2.

18 Thou shewest loving-kindness unto thousands, Molech, which I commanded them not, neither came y Ex. 34,7. and recompensest the iniquity of the fathers into the it into my mind, that they should do this abomina· Ps. 145, 8 bosom of their children after them: The Great, Thetion, to cause Judah to sin. Titus 1, 13 Mighty God, The LORD of hosts, is his name; 36 And now therefore thus saith the LORD, the

19 • Great in counsel, and mighty in work: (for God of Israel, concerning this city, whereof ye say, 266, 2* Rev. 13 thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons It shall be delivered into the hand of the king of

of men; ' to give every one according to his ways, Babylon by the sword, and by the famine, and by the 2Chr. 16 and according to the fruit of his doings :)

pestilence; 20 Which hast set signs and wonders in the land 37 Behold, I will gather them out of all countries b Ezek. 57. of Egypt, even unto this day, and in Israel, and among whither I have driven them in mine anger, and in my Rom. 11,25

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