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Ishmael's conspiracy. 13 So Nebuzar-adan, the captain of the guard, Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the P Netopha- Before

CHRIST sent, and Nebushasban, Rah-saris, and Nergal- { thite, and Jezaniah the son of a . Maachathite, they sharezer, Rab-mag, and all the king of Babylon's and their men. princes;

9 And Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of ba? 14 Even they sent, and took Jeremiah 9 out of the Shaphan, 'sware unto them, and to their men, say-Chr.

court of the prison, and committed him unto 'Geda-ing, Fear not to serve the Chaldeans: dwell in the 1.2 Kings liah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, that he land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be 25, 24. should carry him home: so he dwelt among the well with you.

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10 As for me, behold, I will dwell at Mizpah, fto 15 9 Now the word of the LORD came unto Jere-serve the Chaldeans which will come unto us: but miah, while he was shut up in the court of the prison, ye, * gather ye wine, and summer-fruits, and oil, and something saying,

put them in your vessels, and dwell in your cities 1 Kings 1.2 16 Go and 'speak to Ebed-melech the Ethiopian,{"that ye have taken.

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saying, Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of 11 Likewise, when all the Jews that were * in
Israel, Behold, I will bring my words upon this city Moab, and among the Ammonites, and in Edom, and

for evil, and not for good; and they shall be accom- that were in all the countries, heard that the king of 23. o Ps. 91, 8. plished in that day before thee.

Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and that he x Isa. 16, 4 17 But I will * deliver thee in that day, saith the had set over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the 2 Pet 3, 9. LORD ; and thou shalt not be given into the hand of son of Shaphan : the men of whom thou art afraid.

12 Even all the Jews returned out of all places 18 For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt { whither they were driven, and came to the land of ! Chr. 5, not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey Judah, to Gedaliah, unto Mizpah, and gathered wine 2 Chron. 14, unto thee; because thou hast y put thy trust in me, and summer-fruits very much. saith the LORD.

13 Moreover, Johanan the son of Kareah, and all CHAPTER XL.

the captains of the forces that were in the fields, 1 Jeremialı, being set free by Nebuzar-adan, gooth to Gedaliah: came to Gedaliah to Mizpah,

7 The Jews repair to him....15 Ishmael's conspiracy. 14 And said unto him, Dost thou certainly know TE THE word which came to Jeremiah from the that Baalis the king of the Ammonites " hath sent Job 6, 2.

LORD, after that Nebuzar-adan the captain of Ishmael the son of Nethaniah † to slay thee? But Zech. 1, 15.

the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he had Gedaliah the son of Ahikam believed them not. b chap. So, taken him, being bound "in chains among all that 15 Then Johanan the son of Kareah spake to in sorul,

were carried away captive of Jerusalem and Judah, Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I
which were carried away captive unto Babylon. pray thee, and I will slay Ishmael the son of Netha-

2 And the captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and niah, and no man shall know it: wherefore should c.chap. 39, said unto him, The LORD thy God hath "pronounced he slay thee, that ali the Jews which are gathered 1 Heb. this evil upon this place.

unto thee should be scattered, and the remnant in or, arie, 3 Now the LORD hath brought it, and done accor-Judah perish? d Dert. 23, ding as he hath said: because ye have sinued against 16 But Gedaliah the son of Abikam said unto his Sh. 39. 16. the Lord, and have not obeyed his voice, therefore Johanan the son of Kareah, Thou shalt not do this 17 Dan 4, 37. this thing is come upon you.

thing; for thou speakest † falsely of Ishmael. 4. And now, behold, I loose thee this day from the

CHAPTER XLI. e Acts 12, 7. chains which were upon thy hand. If it scem good Ishmael treacherously killeth Gedaliah and others.

unto thee to come with me into Babylon, come, and TOW ( chap. 39, I will look well unto thee; but if it seem ill unto iivit came to pass in the seventh month, that a Zech. ?,

Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of EliHeb. 15, 5 thee to come with me into Babylon, forbear: behold, shama, of the seed royal, and the princes of the Gen. 37, Rur. 12, 16. s all the land is before thee: whither it seemeth good king, even ten men with him, came unto Gedaliah i sam. 12, 8 Gen. 13,9. and convenient for thee to go, thither go.

the son of Ahikam to Mizpah ; and there they did pr. 13, 10. 5 Now, while he was not yet gone back, he said, eat bread together in Mizpah. Go back also to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son 2 Then arose Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and cPx. 41,9. of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon hath made the ten men that were with him, and smote Geda- daPs. 78, 51

governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with liah the son of Abikam, the son of Shaphan, with hchap. 31, him "among the people; or go wheresoever it the sword, and slew him, whom the king of Babylon

seemeth convenient unto thee to go. So the cap-had made governor over the land. Prov. 21, . tain of the guard gave k him victuals and a reward,

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3 Ishmael also slew e all the Jews that were with e Ps.52, 1, 2 Mat. 6, 33. and let him go.

him, even with Gedaliah at Mizpah, and the Chal6 Then went Jeremiah unto Gedaliah the son of deans that were found there, and the men of war.

Ahikam, to Mizpah, and dwelt with him among 4 And it came to pass, the second day after he had 11 Sam. 2 the people that were left in the land.

slain Gedaliah, and no man knew it, 7 I Now when all the captains of the forces 5 That there came certain from Shechem, from Judg. 6, 1. Josh. 18, which were in the fields, even they and their men, Shiloh, and from Samaria, even fourscore men,

heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah having their h beards shaven, and their clothes rent, i.
the son of Ahikam governor in the land, and had and having cut themselves, with offerings and incense h Lev. 19,
committed unto him men, and women, and children, in their hand, to bring them to the house of the LORD. Veut

. 14, 1. and of the poor of the land, of them that were not 6 And Ishmael the son of Nethaniah went forth i 2 Kings carried away captive to Babylon;

from Mizpah to meet them, weeping all along as he 25, 8 Then they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even went: and it came to pass, as he met them, he said . Sam. 1; Ap. 2, 10. Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan and unto them, Come to Gedaliah the son of Ảhikam. Proses micab 7, 5. Jonathan the sons of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of 7 And it was so, when they came into the midst

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CHAPTER XLII.

Jeremiah's answer to Johanan. Beforest of the city, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah || slew { your God according to your words; and it shall come CHRIST

them, and cast them into the midst of the pit, he, to pass, that 6 whatsoever thing the Lord shall an-
and the men that were with him.

swer you, I will declare it unto you; I will keep 8 But tey men were found among them that said nothing back from you. kom'., 15. unto Ishmael, Slay us not; for we have treasures in 5 Then they said to Jeremiah, The LORD be the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of 'true and faithful witness between us, if we do not heb ,

. honey. So he forbare, and slew them not among even according to all things for the which the LORD their brethren.

thy God shall send thee to us. 9 Now the pit wherein Ishmael had cast all the 6 Whether it be a good, or whether it be evil, we Rev. 3, 14 | Hcb. by dead bodies of the men, whorn he had slain t because will obey the voice of the LORD our God, to whom or, side oj, of Gedaliah, was it which "Asa the king had made we send thee; that it may be 'well with us, when 28, Sam. 19, for fear of Baasha king of Israel; and Ishmael the we obey the voice of the Lorv our God. son of Nethaniah filled it with them that were slain.

7 I Ånd it came to pass, mafter ten days, that the i Deul 6, s. 10 Then Ishmael carried away captive all the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah.

residue of the people that were in Mizpah, even the 8 Then called he Johanan the son of Kareah, and och. 38, 23. king's daughters, and all the people that remained all the captains of the forces which were with bim,

in Mizpah, whom Nebuzar-adan the captain of the and all the people, from the least even to the greatest, guard had committed to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam: 9 And said unto them, Thus saith the LORD, 2

and Ishmael the son of Nethaniah carried them away the God of Israel, unto whom ye sent me to present o Neh.6, captive, and departed to go over to the ° Ammonites. your supplication before him ;

11 But when Johanan the son of Kareah, and all 10 If ye will still abide in this land, then will I the P captains of the forces that were with him, Pbuild you, and not pull you down; and I will plant heard of all the evil that Ishmael the son of Netna- you, and not pluck you up: for I'repent me of the p Ex. 1, 21 piah had done,

evil that I have done unto you. 12 Then they took all the men, and went to fight 11 •Be not afraid of the king of Babylon, of whom Ps. 106,

with Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and found him ye are afraid ; be not afraid of him, saith the LORD: 12 Sam. 2, by the 'great waters that are in Gibeon.

for I am with you to save you, and to deliver you
13 Now it came to pass, that when all the people from his hand.
which were with Ishmael saw Johanan the son of 12 And I will shew mercies unto you, that he

Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were may have mercy upon you, and cause you to return a Deut. 32 with him, then they were s glad.

to your own land.
14 So all the people that Ishmael had carried away 13 But if ye say, We will not dwell in this land,
captive from Mizpah cast about, and returned, and neither obey the voice of the LORD your God,
went unto Johanan the son of Kareah.

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15 But Ishmael the son of Nethaniah "escaped Egypt, where we shall see no war, nor hear the
su Job 21, from Johanan with eight men, and went to the Am- sound of the trumpet, nor bave hunger of bread; and
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there will we dwell :
16 Then took Johanan the son of Kareah, and all 15 And now, therefore, hear the word of the

the captains of the forces that were with him, all the LORD ye remnant of Judah; Thus saith the Lord of 12.0b27, remnant of the people whom he had * recovered from hosts, the God of Israel, If ye wholly ? set your faces Luke 9

Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, from Mizpah, (after { a to enter into Egypt, and go to sojourn there;
that he had slain Gedaliah the son of Abikam,) even 16 Then it shall come to pass, that the sword, 15.
#mighty men of war, and the women, and the chil- which ye feared, shall overtake you there in the

dren, and the eunuchs, whom he had brought again land of Egypt, and the famine, whereof ye were & Gen. 37, from Gibeon :

afraid, shall follow close after you there in Egypt; 17 And they departed, and dwelt in the habitation and there ye shall die. : 2 Sam. 19, of ? Chimham, which is by Beth-lehem, to go to 17 « So shall it be with all the men that set their ceh. 41, Ezek. 46, enter into Egypt,

faces to go into Egypt, to sojourn there; they shall 18 + Because of the Chaldeans: for they were die ' by the sword, by the famine, and by the pesti- 4 24

, ia afraid of them, because Ishmael the son of Netha-lence: and none of them shall remain or escape from

niah had slain Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, whom the evil that I will bring upon them. sam. 30, the king of Babylon made governor in the land. 18 For thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of CHAPTER XLII.

Israel! As mine anger and my fury hath been poured 1 Johanan desireth Jeremiah to inquire of God, promising forth upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem; so shall my obedience....7 Jeremiah's answer, &c.

fury be poured forth upon you, when ye shall enter THE

THEN all the captains of the forces, and · Joha-into Egypt : and ye shall be e an execration, and an is

nan the son of Kareah, and Jezaniah the son of astonishment, and a curse, and a reproach ; and ye & 26, 6.0

Hoshaiah, and all the people, from the least even to shall see this place no more. 2. Mal. 16 the greatest, came near,

19 The LORD hath said concerning you, O ye

o 2 And said unto Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we remnant of Judah, Go ye not into Egypt: know cer- 2 1 Sam. 7, beseech thee, our supplication be accepted before {tainly that I have 'admonished you this day. Isa 37, 4. thee, and pray for us unto the LORD thy God, even 20 For ye 6 dissembled in your hearts, when ye Acts 20, 26 a Lev. 2fy for all this remnant; (for we are left but " a few of sent me unto the Lord your God, saying, Pray for many, as thine eyes do behold us ;)

us unto the LORD our God; and according unto all 31, 32. 3 That the LORD thy God may shew us the way that the LORD our God shall say, so declare unto us, Mata wherein we may walk, and the thing that we may 'do. and we will do it.

4 Then Jeremiah the prophet said unto them, I 21 And now I have this day declared it to you ; 5,15 Ww.2, have heard you ; behold, I will pray unto the LORD but ye have not obeyed the voice of the LORD your

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Judah's desolation Before God, nor any thing for the which he hath sent me Jerusalem, and upon all the citics of Judah ; and, c. Before unto you.

{behold, this day they are o a desolation, and no man 22 Now, therefore, i know certainly that ye shall dwelleth therein;

die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pesti- 3 Because of their wickedness which they have 320 Everest, II. lence, in the place whither ye desire to go, and to committed,'to provoke me to anger, in that they sojourn.

went to 5 buru incense, and to serve other gods, whom CHAPTER XLIII. >

they knew not, neither they, ye, nor your fathers. Jeremiah prophesieth the conquest of Egypt by the Babylonians.

4 Howbeit I sent unto you all my servants the A saying, Oh,

made an end of speaking unto all the people do not this abominable thing that I hate.

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unto other gods: 2 Then spake Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and 6 Wherefore 'my fury and mine anger was poured 18. • Ex. 5, 2. Johanan the son of Karcah, and all the proud inen, forth, and was kindled in the cities of Judah and in Tham. 3,112 tal: 5,1.4. saying unto Jeremiah, Thou speakest "falsely : the the streets of Jerusalem ; and they are wasted and Ztcbr1,5; &

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. 5,11.: against us, for to deliver us into the hand of the Chal-great evil against your souls, to cut off from you d Isa. 10, 4 deans, that they might put us to death, and carry man and woman, child and suckling, out of Judah, us away captives into Babylon.

to leave you none to remain; 4 So Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the cap- 8 In that ye provoke me unto wrath with the chap. 7, 18 tains of the forces, and all the people, obeyed not the works of your hands, burning incense unto other - ch. 25 &

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, chap. 44, 5. voice of the Lord, to 'dwell in the land of Judah ; gods in the land of Egypt, whither ye be gone to dwell,

5 But Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the that ye might cut yourselves off, and that ye might 1917. captains.of the forces, took all the remnani of Judah, {be curse and a reproach among all the nations of o chap. 22

that were returned from all nations whither they the earth?
had been driven, to dwell in the land of Judah; 9 Have ye forgotten the wickedness of your fathers,

6 Even men, and women, and children, and the and the wickedness of the P kings of Judah, and the p.Neh 13, - chap. 41, " king's daughters, and every person that Nebuzar-} wickedness of their wives, and your own wickedadan the captain of the guard had left with Gedaliah ness, and the wickedness of your

wives, which they the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, and Jere-} have committed in the land of Judah, and in the Kesel, 14. miah the prophet, and Baruch the son of Neriah. streets of Jerusalem ?

7 So they came into the land of Egypt: for they 10 They are not t humbled even unto this day, Heb:

obeyed not the voice of the LORD. Thus came they neither have they feared, nor walked in my law, I's. 51, iz. 1 Kings even to * Tahpaahes.

nor in my statutes, that I set before you, and before a Prov. 2 Then came the word of the Lord unto Jere- your fathers. 1 Ch. 42, 14. miah in Tahpanhes, saying,

11 1 Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts, the 9 Take great stones in thy hand, and hide them God of Israel

, Behold, I will'set my face against you I Tim. 2, 9. in the clay in the brick-kiln, which is at the entry for evil, and to cut off all Judah. in verse 10. of Pharaoh's house in Tahpanhes, in the sight of the 12 And I will take the remnant of Judah, that have men of Judah;

* set their faces to go into the land of Egypt to sojourn - chap. 42 10 And say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of there, and they shall all be consumed, and fall in the

hosts, the God of Israel, Behold, I will send and take land of Egypt'; they shall even be consumed by the 119,5Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon my servant, sword and by the famine: they shall die, from the

and will set his throne upon these stones that I have least even unto the greatest, by the sword and by the
hid; and he shall spread his royal pavilion over them. famine; and they shall be an execration, and an 4 ch. 26,

11 And when he cometh, he shall Psmite the land astonishment, and a curse, and a reproach.
of Egypt, and deliver

: 9 such as are for death, to death; 13 For I will † punish them that dwell in the land +Heb. and such as are for captivity, to captivity; and such of Egypt, as I have punished Jerusalem, by the sword, ch.11, 2 as are for the sword, to the sword.

by the famine, and by the pestilence: 12 And I will kindle a fire in the "houses of the 14 So that none of the remnant of Judah, which gods of Egypt; and he shall burn them, and carry are gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, them away captives; and he shall array himself with tshall escape or remain, that they should return into the bed

the land of Egypt, as a shepherd putteth on his gar- the land of Judah, to the which they have a desire remaining • Ex. 11,7. ment; and he shall go forth from thence in peace. to return to dwell there: for none shall return but

13 He shall break also the images of Beth-she- such as shall escape. mesh, that is in the land of Egypt; and the houses 15 1 Then "all the men * which knew that their u Gen. 19,4 of the gods of the Egyptians shall he burn with fire.wives had burnt incense unto other gods, and all the shapes CHAPTER XLIV.

women that stood by, a great multitude, even all the Jeremiah prophesieth their destruction who commit idolatry people that dwelt in the land of Egypt, in Pathros, 2 THE word that came to Jeremiah concerning all answered Jeremiah, saying, the Jews which dwell in the land of Egypt,

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16 As for the word that thou hast spoken unto ca. 43,7 which dwell at Migdol, and at Tahpanhes, and at us in the name of the Lord,' we will not hearken 9 ch.6, 16. 6 lau. 13, "Noph, and in the country of “Pathros, saying, unto thee.

2 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, 17 But we will certainly do whatsoever thing ? Deut. 12 1.9en. 10. Ye have seen all the evil that I have brought upon - goeth forth out of our own mouth, to burn incense řmi. 5, 10

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offerings onto her, as we have done, we, and our Baruch being dismayed, Jeremiah comforteth him.
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in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah .ch 35, 1. 18 But since we left off to burn incense to the king of Judah, saying, queen of heaven, and to pour out drink-offerings unto 2 Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel, o unto c 2 Cor. 1, 6. her, we have wanted all things, and have been thee, O Barucb; consumed by the sword and by the famine.

3 Thou didst say, "Wo is me now! for the LORD 12.120,9 19 And when we burnt incense to the queen of hath added grief to my sorrow; I fainted in my se za heaven, and poured out drink-offerings unto her, did sigbing, and I find no rest.

we make her cakes to worship her, and pour out 4 Thus shalt thou say unto him, The Lord saith Gen. S, 16 drink-offerings unto her without our men

thus; Behold, that which I have built will I 'break (Ps. 52, 5. 20 I Then Jeremiah said unto all the people, to down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up, the men, and to the women, and to all the people, even this whole land. which had given him that answer, saying,

5 And seekest thou great things for thyself ? 6 seek g Ps. 4, 6. 21 The incense that ye burnt in the cities of Ju-them not : for, behold, I will bring evil upon all 1 Gen. 6,12 dah, and in the streets of Jerusalem, ye, and your flesh, saith the LORD; but thy life will I give unto fathers, your kings, and your princes, and the people thee' for a prey in all places whither thou goest.

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CHAPTER XLVI. came it not into his mind?

Jeremiah prophesieth the overthrow of Pharaoh's army at 22 So that the LORD could no longer bear, be

Euphrates. cause of the evil of your doings, and because of the THE word of the LORD which came to Jeremiah Luke 12, 7. abominations which ye have committed ; "there

the ; Lam. 1, & fore is your land a desolation, and an astonishment, 2 Against Egypt, against the army of Pharaoh- 12 Kings

and a curse, without an inhabitant, as at this day. necho king of Egypt, which was by the river Eu- 2, 23.

23 Because ye have burnt incense, and because { phrates in Carchemish, which Nebuchadrezzareking ye have sinned against the LORD, and have not of Babylon smote in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the obeyed the voice of the Lord, nor walked in his law, son of Josiah king of Judah. nor in his statutes, nor in his testimonies; therefore 3 Order ye the buckler and shield, and draw schist this evil is happened unto you, as at this day. near to battle.

24 Moreover, Jeremiah said unto all the people, 4 Harness the horses; and get up, ye horsemen, et Kings

and to all the women, Hear the word of the Lord, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, "Kings 10, Ler:2all Judah that are in the land of Egypt;

and put on the brigandines. 25 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Is- 5 Wherefore have I seen them dismayed and tur- ( Micati 1,7.

rael, saying, Ye and your wives have both "spoken ned away back ? and their mighty ones are 'beaten that with your mouths, and fulfilled with your hand, say- down, and are fled apace, and look not back : for kev. t, i6.

ing, We will surely perform our vows that we have fear was round about, saith the Lord.
vowed, to burn incense to the queen of heaven, and 6 Let not the "swift flee away, nor the mighty

to pour out drink-offerings unto her: ye will surely man escape; they shall stumtie, and fall toward the is. Sy 15, Ble 2015 accomplish your vows, and surely "perform your north by the river Euphrates.

7 *Who is this that cometh up as a flood, whose & Ex. 15, 9, 26 Therefore hear ye the word of the LORD, all waters are moved as the rivers ? o Gen 22 Judah that dwell in the land of Egypt ; Behold, I 8 Egypt riseth up like a flood, and his waters are A moso, a have osworn by my great name, saith the Lord, that moved like the rivers; and 'he saith, I will go up, 1. ex. 18

Pmy name shall no more be named in the mouth of sand will cover the earth ; I will destroy " the city, p. Ps. 50, 18. any man of Judah, in all the land of Egypt, saying, and the inhabitants thereof. Sial . 1, 3, The Lord God liveth.

9 Come up, ye horses; and rage, ye chariots; and 27 Behold, I will watch over them for evil, and let the mighty men come forth; the Ethiopians and q Ps 6,6. not for good; and all the men of Judah that are in the "Libyans, that handle the shield; and the Lydi- s.Gen. 10,

l 14 12 & the land of Egypt shall be consumed by the sword ans, that handle and bend the bow.

and by the famine, until there be an end of them. 10 For this is the day of the Lord God of hosts, o Isa. 61, 2.

28 Yet 'a small number that escape the sword a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his Ezek. ii, shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of adversaries : and the sword shall devour, and it

Judah ; and all the remnant of Judah, that are gone shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood ; for Septeminto the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall know the Lord God of hosts hath 9 a sacrifice in the north - Rev. 18, whose words shall stand, mine, or theirs.

country by the river Euphrates. 29 And this shall be a sign unto you, saith the 11 Go up into Gilead and take balm, 0 virgin, rch. 8, 22. Lord, that I will punish you in this place, that ye the daughter of Egypt: in vain shalt thou use many s ch.51,8,9

may know that my words shall surely stand against ' medicines ; for thou shalt not be cured. Dan. 3 21. you for evil :

12 The nations have heard of thy shame, and thy 30 Thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will give cry hath filled the land : for the mighty man hath Ezek. 28,19. Pharaoh-hophra king of Egypt into the hand of his stumbled against the mighty, and they are fallen

enemies, and into the hand of them that seek his both together. sch. 39life, as I gave - Zedekiah king of Judah into the 13 1 The word that the LORD spake to Jeremiah u I. 1?, 1

hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon his enemy, the prophet, "how Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon 1 Isa. 19, 6 and that sought his life.

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The conquest of Egypt.

JEREMIAH.

The judgment of Moab. 14 Declare ye in Egypt, and publish ’in Migdol, Philistines, und to cutoff from Tyrus and Zidon every and publish in Noph, and in Tahpanhes : say ye, helper that remaineth ; for the LORD will spoil the Stand fast, and prepare thee; for the sword shall Philistines, the remnant of the countryof Caphtor. devour round about thee.

5 Baldness is come upon Gaza ; Ashkelon is cut 18. 15 Why are thy valiant men. swept away ? they off with the remnant of their valley : how long wilt : Gen. 10, stood not, because the Lord did drive them. thou 'cut thyself?

16 He made many vo fall, yea, one fell upon 6 * O thou sword of the LORD," how long will it k ch. 16, 6 Joshua 21, another; and they said, Arise, and let us go again to be ere thou be quiet ? Put up thyself into thy scab- 1 Lev.10,18.

our own people, and to the land of our nativity, frombard, rest, and be still. is Lev. 26, the oppressing sword.

7 How can it be o quiet, seeing the Lord hath *1. 17 They did cry there, Pharaoh king of Egypt is given it a charge against Ashkelon, and against the n Isa.16,11. but'a noise; he hath passed the time appointed. sea-shore ? there hath he Pappointed it. 18 As I live, saith the King, 6 whose name is The

CHAPTER XLVIII. LORD of hosts, Surely as Tabor is among the moun- The judgment of Moab for their contempt of God. 1 Titus 1, 2. tains, and as Carmel by the sea, so shall he come. GAINST Moal thus saith the Lord of hosts, 1: Elek. 12, thyself to go into captivity : for Noph shall be waste spoiled; Kiriathaim is confounded and taken ; • Miss und desolate without an inhabitant.

gab is confounded and dismayed. 20 Egypt is like 'a very fair heifer, but destruction 2 There shall be nomore praise of Moab: in Hesh- Num. 21 cometh; it cometh out of the north.

bon they have devised evil against it ; come, and let 21 Also her hired men are in the midst of her like us cut it off from being a nation : also thou shalt be 29. fatted bullocks; for they also are turned back, and cut down, O Madmen; the sword shall pursue thee. d Isa.25, 10.

are fled away together : they did not stand, because 3 A voice of crying shall be e from Horonaim, Ch. 50, 22.* the day of their calamity was come upon them, and spoiling and great destruction. pPs. 29,4 the time of their visitation.

4 Moab is destroyed; her little ones have caused rcle 51, 28 22 The P voice thereof shall go like a serpent; a cry to be heard. 4 Isu 10,18. for they shall march with an army, and come against 5 For in the going up of Lubith continual weepber with axes, aş bewers of wood.

ing sha!l go up; for in the going down of Horonaim 23 They shall cut down her a forest, saith the the enemies have heard a cry of destruction. LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they 6 Flee, save your lives, and be like the heath k ch. 17,8

k are more than thegrasshoppers,and are 'innumerable. in the wilderness.

24 The daughter of Egypt shall be confounded ; 7 For because thou hast 'trusted in thy works, d'115,1 she shall be delivered into the hand of the people of and in thy treasures, thou shalt also be taken ; and m Judg. 11 the north.

* Chemosh shall go forth into captivity, with his is a 25 The Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, saith; "priests and his princes together.

a cb 49,2 1 Ex. 12, 12. Behold, I will punish the multitude of . No, and 8 And the spoiler shall come upon every city, and a ch.50, 41. Pharaoh, and Egypt, with their gods, and their no city shall escape; the valley also shall perish, and

"kings : even Pharaoh, and all them that trust in him : the plain shall be destroyed, asthe Lord hath spoken.

26 And I will * deliver them into the hand of those 9 Give P wings unto Moab, that it may flee and that seek their lives, and into the hand of Nebuchad- get away: for the cities thereof shall be desolate,

rezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of his without any to dwell therein. licah 7 11. servants: and afterward it shall be ' inhabited, as 10 Cursed be he that doeth the work of the Lord Zec. 10,10. in the days of old, saith the LORD.

deceitfully, and cursed be he that keepeth back his 27 But ' fear not thou, O my servant Jacob, and sword from blood. be not dismayed, O Israel : for, behold, I will save 11 Moab hath been 'at ease from his youth, and thee from afar off, and thy sced from the land of their he hath 'settled on his lees, and hath not been empcaptivity ; and Jacob shall · return, and be in resttied from vessel to vessel, neither hath he gone into • Ps. 73, 4

; Amos 9, 14. and at ease, and none shall make him afraid. captivity : therefore his taste remained in him, and

28 Fear thou not, O Jacob my servant, saith the his scent is not changed. LORD ; for I am with thee : for I will make a full end

12 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the u ch. 2, 20. c ch 10,24. of all the nations whither I have driven thee; but I LORD, that I will send unto him wanderers, that is # 30, 11.

will not make a full end of thee, but correct thee in shall cause him "to wander, and shall empty his ves-
measure :yet will I not leave the wholly unpunished. sels, and break their bottles.
CHAPTER XLVII.

13 And Moab shall y be ashamed of Chemosh, as
The destruction of the Philistines.

the house of Israel was ashamed of' - Beth-el their 12, 28. HE word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah confidence.

the prophet against the Philistines, 'before that 14 How say ye, We are mighty and strong men Pharaoh smote Gaza.

for the war?
2 Thus saith the Lord, Behold, waters rise up 15 Moab is spoiled, and gone up out of her cities,
Rev237, is out of the north, and shall be an overflowing flood, and his chosen young men are gone down to the

and shall overflow the land, and all that is therein ; slaughter, saith the King, whose name is The
the city, and them that dwell therein: then the men LORD of hosts.
shall cry, and all the inhabitants of the land shall howl.
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16 The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his Mal. 35 3 At the noise of the stamping of the hoofs of his affliction " hasteth fast. e Nah. 2 strong horses, at the e rushing of his chariots, and 17 All ye that are about him, bemoan him; and Gen. 6, (Lam.s,s at the rumbling of his wheels, the 'fathers shall not all ye that know his ' name, say, How is the strong pezek. 10. , .

. look back to their children for feebleness of hands; staff broken, and the beautiful rod! 4 Because of the day that cometh to spoil all the 4

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