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and of the Amnwnilcs, &c. Before down from thy glory, and sit 'in thirst; for the spoiler 40 For thus saith the LORD, Behold, he shall fly ('HRIST

of Moab shall come upon thee, and he shall destroy as an eagle, and shall spread his wings over Moab.
thy strong holds.

41 Kerioth is taken, and the strong holds are sur19 O inhabitant of Aroer, stand by the way, and { prised, and the mighty, men's hearts in Moab at that *** * 1 Sam. 4, espy; ask him that fleeth, and her that escapeth,day shall be as the heart of a woman in her paugs.

and say, 'What is done?

42 And Moab shall be a destroyed trom being a I Ps. 46, & 20 Moab is confounded; for it is broken down: people, because he hath magnified himself against ilab. 1, č.

"howl and cry ; 'tell ye it in Arnon, that Moab is the Lord. Num. 21, spoiled,

43' Fear, and ihe pit, and the snare, shall be upon Nicais 1,5, 21 And judgment is come upon the plain country; thee, O inhabitant of Moal, saith the LORD. Deut. 18. upon Holon, and upon Jahazah, and upon Mephaath, o

4+ He that tleeth from the fear shall fall into the 1.85 22 And upon Dibon, and upon Nebo, and upon pit; and he that getteth up oui of the pit shall be ta- Niat. 7, 2. Beth-diblathaim,

ken in the snare: for I will bring upon it, even upon Isa. 24, 17. 23 And upon Kiriathaim, and upon Beth-gamul, Moab, the year of their visitation, saith the Lord. and upon Beth-mcon,

45 "They that fled stood under the shadow of 13.17. 24 And upon Kerioth, and upon Bozrah, and upon Heshbon, because of the force : but a fire shall come all the cities of the land of Moab, far or near. forth out of Heshbon, and a flame from the midst of

25 The horn of Moab is cut off, and his "arm Sihon, and shall devour the corner of Moab, and the is broken, saith the Lord.

crown of the head of the tumultuous ones. 9 Job 22, A. 26 Make ye him drunken; for he magnified him'

16 Wo be unto thee, O Moab! the people of Che- 28. rch. 25, 17.

self against the Lord: Moab also shall 'wallow mosh perisheth: for thy sons are taken captives, and
in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision. thy daughters captives.

27 For was not Israel a " derision unto thee? was 47 Yet will * I bring again the captivity of Moab :P«.722 • Judg. 1,2 he * found among thieves ? for since thou spakest of in the latter days, saith the Lord. Thus far is the kev: 21,2.. 3 ch. 2, 28. him, thou skippedst for joy.

judgment of Moab. Ps. 27. 28 O ye that dwell in Moab, leave the cities, and

CHAPTER XLIX. dwell in the rock, and be like the dove that maketh 1 The judgment of the Ammonites....6 Their restoration. Judg. 20, her nest in the sides of the hole's mouth.

ONCERNING the Ammonites, thus saith the a Song 2,14 29 . We have heard the pride of Moab, (he is ex

• Hath Israel no sons ? hath he no heir ? Judges b Isa. 16,6. ceeding proud,) his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and why then doth their king inherit Gad, and his peohis pride, and the haughtiness of his heart.

ple dwell in his cities? 30 I know his wrath, saith the LORD: but it shall 2 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the e Zeph. 28. not be so ; his "lies shall not so effect it.

LORD, that I will cause an alarm of war to be heard Amos 1, 13 d Ps. 7, 15. 31 Therefore will e I howl for Moab, and I will in Rabbah of the Ammonites; and it shall be a des

cry out for all Moab; my heart shall mourn for the olate heap, and her daughters shall be burnt with • Isa. 167. men of Kir-heres.

fire: then shall Israel be heir unto them that were d Rom. i 32 O vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee with his heirs, saith the LORD. the weeping of Jazer : thy plants are gone over the

3 • Howl, O Heshbon, for Ai is spoiled : cry, ye . Rev. 18, (Rev. 14, sea, they reach even to the sea of Jazer: 'the spoiler daughters of Rabbah,gird you with sackcloth; lament,

is fallen upon thy summer-fruits, and upon thy' and run to and fro by the hedges; for their king rlsr. 291. vintage.

shall go into captivity, and his priests and his prin33 And joy and gladness is taken from the plentifulces together. field, and from the land of Moab; and I have caused 4 Wherefore 6 gloriest thou in the valleys, thy flow- 5 Pr.11, 4 wine to fail from the wine-presses: none shall treading valley, O backsliding daughter ? that "trusted in b Ps. 52 7. with shouting; their shouting shall be 8 no shouting. her treasures, saying, Who shall come unto me?

34 From the cry of Heshbon even unto Elealeh, 5 Behold, I will bring a fear upon thee, saith the

and even unto Jahaz, have they uttered their voice, Lord God of hosts, from all those that be about thee; blon 15,3 from Zoar even unto Horonaim, as a heifer of three and ye shall be driven out every man right forth he

1 Gen. 4,14 years old; for the waters also of Nimrim shall be and "none shall gather up him that wandereth. desolate.

6 And 'afterward I will bring again the captivity 35 Moreover, I will cause to cease in Moab, saith of the children of Ammon, saith the LORD.

, , i Num. 25,4 the LORD, him that offereth in the high places, and 71 Concerning Edom, thus saith the LORD of 21, him that burneth incense to his gods.

hosts, " Is wisdom no more in Teman? is counsel per36 Therefore my heart shall sound for Moab like ished from the prudent? is their wisdom vanished ? 22, .

1 pipes, and my heart shall sound like pipes for the men 8 Flee ye, turn back, o dwell deep, O inhabitants Hosea I, a of Kir-heres : because the riches that he hath gotten of Dedan; for I will bring the calamity of Esau are perished.

upon him, the time that I will visit him. 37 For every head shall be bald, and every beard 9 If grape-gatherers come to thee, would they were Mat

. 19, 30. 'clipped: upon all the hands shall be cuttings, and upon {not leave some gleaning-grapes ? if thieves by night, Mal. 1, a 1 Gen. 37, the loins sackcloth.

they will destroy till they have enough. 38 There shall be lamentation generally upon all io But I have made Esau 'bare, I have uncover- verse 8. brek 51, the house-tops of Moab, and in the streets thereof: ed his secret places, and he shall not be able to hide + Ps. 37, sa

$ for I have broken Moab like a vessel wherein is no himself: his seed is spoiled, and his brethren, and his a Gen. at. pleasure, saith the Lord.

neighbours, and he is not. 39 They shall howl, saying, "How is it broken 11 Leave thy fatherless children, I will " preserve s Pe... a in down ! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! them alive, and let thy widows 'trust in me.

so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all 12 For thus saith the LORD, Behold, they whose
them about him.

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Damascus, Kedar, &c. drunken; and art thou he that shall altogether goş tants of Hazor, saith the LORD ; for Nebuchadrez

; cer. Wo." unpunished? thou shalt not go’unpunished, but thou zar king of Babylon hath taken counsel against you, cir. too. shalt surely drink of it.

and hath conceived a purpose against you. 13 For I have sworn by myself, saith the LORD, 31 Arise, get you up unto 'the wealthy nation, CL 2 21 1. 1sc. 63, 1. that Bozrah shall become a a desolation, a reproach, that dwelleth * without care, saith the LORD, wbich

k Judg. 18 a waste, and a curse; and all the cities thereof shall have neither gates nor bars, which dwell alone. be perpetual wastes.

32 And their camels shall be a booty, and the i Micah 7, 14 I have heard a rumour from the LORD, andan "multitude of their catile a spoil; and I will scatter *1.

Cambassador is sent unto the heathen, saying, Gather into all winds them that are in the utmost corners; m Isa. 6, 2
ye together, and come against her, and rise up to the and I will bring their calamity ofrom all sides thereof, n Ezek: 5,

saith the LORD.
15 For, lo, I will make thee small among the 33 And Hazor shall be a ' dwelling for dragons,
heathen, and despised among men.

and a desolation for ever : there shall no man abide p ch. 9, 11 16 Thy e terribleness hath deceived thee, and the there, nor any son of man dwell in it. 1 Mal. 3, 4. 'pride of thy heart, O thou that dwellest in the clefts 31 The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah

of the rock, that holdest the height of the hill: though the prophet 9 against Elam," in the beginning of the y.Gen. 19
thou shouldest make thy s nest as high as the eagle, reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, saying,
I will bring thee down from thence, saith the Lord. 35 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, Behold, I will 5,5..
17 Also Edom shall be a desolation ; every one break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might. Ps

. 18,34 le sale , 18, 16. that goeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss 36 And upon Elam will I bring the four winds 446,2 at all the plagues thereof.

from the four quarters of heaven, and will scatter 18 As in the overthrow of 'Sodom and Gomorrah, them toward all those winds; and there shall be no Danes, 2 Deut.29, 23. and the neighbour cities thereof, saith the LORD, no nation whither the outcasts of Elam shall not come.

man shall abide there, neither shall a son of man 37 For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before
dwell in it.

their enemies, and before them that seek their life;
19 Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the and I will bring evil upon them, even my " fierce uch. 25, 57.
swelling of Jordan against the habitation of the anger, saith the LORD ; and I will send * the sword = ch. 43, 2
strong: but I will m suddenly make him run away after them, till I have consumed them:

, from her; and who is a chosen man, that I may 38 And 'I will set y my throne in Elam, and will . Dan 7, n Rev. 17, appoint over her? for who is like me ? and who will destroy from thence the king and the princes, saith

appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that the Lord. o Ps. 76, 7. will stand before me?

39 But it shall come to pass in the ? latter days, 2 Isai. 2 2 20 Therefore hear the counsel of the LORD, that that I will bring again the captivity of: Elam, saith a'Acts 1, 4 he hath taken against Edom; and his purposes, that the LORD. he hath purposed against the inhabitants of Teman:

CHAPTER L. chap. 50, Surely the Pleast of the flock shall draw them out; The judgment of Babylon, and the reaemption of Israel. : 9,9. surely he shall make their habitations desolate with THE word that the Lord

spake against Baby, them.

lon, and against the land of the Chaldeans, by a Rev. 17,5 "

21 The earth is moved at the noise of their fall; Jeremiah the prophet. at the cry, the noise thereof was heard in the 'Red Sea. 2°Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and 52 Thess.

22 Behold, he shall come up'and fly as the eagle, set up a standard ; publish, and conceal not: say, Rev.148 and spread his wings over Bozrah : and at that day} Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is shall the heart of the mighty men of Edom be as the broken in pieces; her idols are confounded, her ,Then ?

2 heart of a woman in her pangs.

images are broken in pieces.
23 I Concerning Damascus. Hamath is con- 3 For out of the north there cometh up a nation d Isniah 15,

founded, and Arpad; for they have heard evil tidings; against her, which shall make her land desolate, and

they are faint-hearted : there is sorrow on the sea ; it none shall dwell therein: they shall remove, they Isaiah 57, cannot be quiet.

shall depart, e both man and beast.
24 Damascus is waxed feeble, and turneth herself 4'In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD,

to flee, and fear hath seized on her : anguish and the 8 children of Israel shall come, they and the chilu Ps.48,6. sorrows have taken her, 4 as a woman in travail. dren of Judah together, going and weeping: they 25 How is the city of praise 'not left, the city shall go, and seek the LORD their God.

y of my joy!

5 They shall i ask the way to Zion, with their Zec 12'1ä 26 Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets, { faces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us join our- ich. 6, 16. Hev. 17, 16. and all the men of war shall be cut off in that day, selves to the Lord * in a perpetual covenant that k chap. 31, saith the LORD of hosts.

shall not be forgotten. 27 And I will a kindle a fire in the wall of Da- 6 My people hath been 'lost sheep; their shep- . Peter 3 a Amos 1, 4. mascus, and it shall consume the palaces of “Ben-herds have caused them to goastray, they have turned b i Kings hadad.

them away on the mountains : they have gone from . 28 1 Concerning - Kedar, and concerning the mountain to bill, they have forgotten their resting- n Mat. 11, isGen. 25, kingdoms of 4 Hazor, which Nebuchadrezzar king place. d Judg. 42. of Babylon shall smite, thus saith the LORD ; Arise 7 All that found them have odevoured them; and • Ps. 14, *

; e Judg. 6, 3. ye, go up to Kedar, and spoil the men of the cast. their adversaries said, We Poffend not, because they p Ps. 72,11

29 Their tents and their flocks shall they takes have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of jus• Isr 54 2 away; they shall take to themselves their curtains, tice ; even the LORD," the hope of their fathers. Job 1, 3. and all their vessels, and their 'camels; and they 8' Remove out of the midst of Babylon, and go lau

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arrows shall be as of a mighty expert man; none land of Babylon, to declare in Zion the vengeance kev. 13, 17, 1,2 Sam. 1, shall return 'in vain.

of the LORD our God, the vengeance of his k temple. 10 And Chaldea shall be a spoil: all that spoil 29 Call together the archers against Babylon: all Isa. 83, 4 u Rev. 19. her shall be "satisfied, saith the Lord.

ye that bend the bow, camp against it round about: hes: 79, 8, 11 Because ye were * glad, because ye rejoiced, slet none thereof escape: 'recompense her according ..

* Talam. % Oye destroyers of my heritage, because ye are to her work ; according to all that she hath done, do Lake 18,

grown fat as the heifer at grass, and bellow as bulls;unto her: forshe hath been proud against the LORD, ker. 18, 24

12 Your mother shall be sore confounded; she against the Holy One of Israel. 1 Peter 3 that bare you shall be ashamed: behold, the Chinder- 30 Therefore shall her young men fall in the streets, 3. * Deut. 32, most of the nations shall be a wilderness, a dry land, and all her men of war shall be cut off in that day, and a desert.

saith the LORD. 13 Because of the "wrath of the Lord it shall not 31 Behold, I am against thee, O thou most proud, in talprido, e ciag.30, be inhabited, but it shall be wholly desolate: every saith the Lord God of hosts : for thy day is come, 2 Thes. 2,2

one that gocth by Babylon shall be astonished, and the time that I will visit thee.
hiss at all her plagues.

32 And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and
14 Put yourselves in array against Babylon round: none shall raise him up: and I will • kindle a fire 2. Rev. Je,

18, about: all ye that bend the bow shoot at her, 'spare in his cities, and it shall devour all round about him. no arrows; for she hath 5 sinned against the LORD. 33 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, The children 18. & 19, 3.

15 Shout against her round about; she hath given of Israel and the children of Judah uere oppressed 1. Rev. 16

, her hand : "her foundations are fallen, her walls are together; and all that took them captives held them 1,25

thrown down; for it is the i vengeance of the LORD: { fast; they refused to let them go. i i Rev. 17,1. take vengeance upon her; *as she hath done, do unto. 3.1 Their Redeemer is strong; The Lord of hosts


. her.

is his name; he shall thoroughly plead their cause, Rev. 18, & 16 Cut off the 'sower from Babylon, and him that that he may give "rest to the land, and disquiet the s Isa. 60, 18. my Rev. 13, handleth the sickle in the time of harvest : for fear inhabitants of Babylon.

of the oppressing sword they shall turn every one 35 A sword is upon the Chaldeans, saith the LORD,
to his people, and they shall flee every one to his and upon the inhabitants of Babylon, and upon her
own land.

princes, and upon her wise men.
17 Israel is " a scattered sheer; the lions have 36 A sword is upon the † liars; and they shall liebe dors
driven him away: first the king of Assyria hath dote: a sword is upon her mighty men; and they & 47, 12, 13.

devoured him, and last this ? Nebuchadrezzar king shall be dismayed. 8.2 Kings of Babylon hath broken his bones.

37 A sword is upon their horses, and upon their 18 Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts, the chariots, and upon all the mingled people that are in 4 Dan. 5,20. God of Israel, Behold, I will 9 punish the king of the midst of her; and they shall become "as women: y chap. 51, - Isaiah 37, Babylon and his land, as I have punished the king a sword is upon her treasures ; and they shall be of Assyria.

robbed. 19 And I will bring Israel again to his habitation, 38 *A drought is upon her waters; and they shall clump. 51, and he shall feed on Carmel and Bashan, and his be dried up: for it is the land of graven images, and Rev. 16, 12 soul shall be satisfied upon mount Ephraim and they are mad upon their idols. Gilead.

39 Therefore the wild beasts of the desert, with 20 In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the wild beasts of the islands, shall dwell there, and 434.22

the iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and there the owls shall dwell therein: and it shall be no more 4 chap. 31, shall be none; and the sins of Judah, and they shall not inhabited for ever; neither shall it be dwelt in from

be found : for I will " pardon them whom I reserve. generation to generation.

21 Go up against the land of || Merathaim, even 40 As God overthrew a Sodom and Gomorrah, 18. JOr, The against it, and against the inhabitants of Pekod : and the neighbour cities thereof, saith the LORD; so 2 Pet. 26. per rebeliom waste and utterly destroy after them, saith the Lord, shall no man abide there, neither shall any son of 1 Rev. 17, and * do according to all that I have commanded thee man dwell therein.

22 A sound of battle is in the land, and of great 41 Behold, a people shall come from the north, y chap. 51, destruction.

and a great nation, and many kings shall be raised clap. :!, 23 How is the ? hammer of the whole earth cut up from the coasts of the earth. schap. 61, asunder and broken ! " how is Babylon become a 42 They shall hold the bow and the lance; they. 1 Rev. 18, desolation among the nations!

are cruel, and will not shew mercy: their voice Ps. 137, 8 24 I have laid a "snare for thee, and thou art shall roar like the sea, and they shallride upon horses, .

• Rev. 18,8. also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware : every one put in array, like a man to the battle, against Pan

. 5,30, thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast thee, O daughter of Babylon. uke 21,85. striven against the Lord.

43 The king of Babylon hath 'heard the report of y,chap. 61, 25 The Lord hath opened his armoury, and hath them, and his hands waxed feeble : anguish took Dan 5, 25 Pon. 2,34. " brought forth the weapons of his indignation : forhold of him, and pangs as of a woman in travail. :V. 15, 1." this is the work of the Lord God of hosts in the land 44 Behold,' he shall come up like a lion from the risai. 5), of the Chaldeans.

& swelling of Jordan unto the habitation of the strong; h. 26 Come against her from the utmost border, 'open but I will make them suddenly run away from her : verse 21. cv. 18,11

. her store-louses; cast her up as heaps, and destroy and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over g chap the her utterly let nothing of her be left.

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45 Therefore hear ye the counsel of the LORD

17 Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every 19. saiah is that he hath taken against Babylon, and his purposes founder is confounded by the graven image: for his it

that he hath purposed against the land of the Chal-molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in chap. 49, deans; Surely the least of the flock shall draw them them.

out; surely he shall make their habitation desolate 18 They are vanity, the work of errors: in the Heb. dnioe, with them.

time of their 'visitation they shall perish. 46 At the t noise of the taking of Babylon " the 19 & 'The Portion of Jacob is not like them; for earth is moved, and the cry is heard among the nations. She is the former of all things; and Israel is the rod fechap. 10. CHAPTER LI.

of his inheritance; The LORD of hosts is his name. P. 115,5 The judgment of God against Babylon in revenge of Israel.

20 Thou art my ' battle-axe and weapons of war: THU

HUS saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up for with thee will I break in pieces the nations; and learn

against Babylon, and against them that dwell with thee will I destroy kingdoms; a Zech. 3 8. in the midst of them that rise up against me, a ३ 21 And with thee will I break in pieces the horse destroying wind;

and his rider; and with thee will I break in pieces 2 And will send unto Babylon fanners, that shall the k chariot and his rider; c ch. 15, 7. fan her, and shall 'empty her land: for in the day of 22 With thee also will I break in pieces man A verse 56. trouble they shall be against her round about. and woman; and with thee will I break in pieces

3 Against him that bendeth let the archer bend his old and young; and with thee will I break in pieces 12,

bow, and against him that listeth himself up in his the young man and the maid; s freut. 32 brigandine: and spare ye not her young men; de- 23 I will also break in pieces with thee " the shepSh. 50, 21. stroy ye utterly all her host.

herd and his flock; and with thee will I break in pieces 16.

m chap. 50, 4 Thus the slain shall fall in the land of the Chal- the husbandman and his yoke of oxen; and with thee deans, and they that are thrust through in her streets. will I break in pieces captains and rulers.

5 For Israel hath not been il forsaken, nor Judah 24 And I will render unto Babylon, and to all the

, Lam. 1,0." of his God, of the Lord of hosts; though their land inhabitants of Chaldea, all their evil that they have r chap. 16, was 'filled with sin against the Holy One of Israel. done in Zion in your sight, saith the LORD.

6 % Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and deliver 25 Behold, I am against thee, O destroying °moun- Amos 1,3 Schap. 50, every man his soul; be not cut off in her iniquity : {tain, saith the LORD, which destroyest all the earth; Luke 1, 7. $

for this is the time of the Lord's vengeance; he and I will stretch out my hand upon thee, and roll nae . 10, will render unto her a recompense.

thee down from the rocks, and will make thee 'a Zech. 4,7 7 Babylon hath been a golden cup in the Lord's burnt mountain. i Isa. 59, 17, hand, that 'made all the earth drunken: the nations 26 And they shall not take of thee a 'stone for a 15. Rev. 18, 6, have drunken of her wine ; therefcre the nations are corner, nora stone for foundations; but thou shalt be q Isaiut. in mad.

desolate for ever, saith the Lord. 8 Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed : 27 Set ye up a standard in the land, blow the trum- 16. shap. 25, "howl for her ; take balm for her pain, if so be she pet among the nations, prepare the nations against Eur 4,5

t a Isn. 21, 9. may be healed.

her, call together against her the kingdoms of Ararat, 2 Cor. 6, 14 9 °We would have healed Babylon, but she Pis Minni, and Ashchenaz; appoint a captain against her; c.15, • Rev.18,9. not healed: forsake her, and a let us go every one cause the horses to come up as the rough caterpillars. o Rev. 18, into his own country; for her judgment reacheth} 28 Prepare against her the nations, with the kings

unto heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies. of the Medes, the captains thereof, and all the rulers Ioa, 13,6 p ch. 2, 23.

10 The Lord hath "brought forth our righteous- thereof, and all the land of his dominion. salsaiah 13, ness : come, and let us declare in Zion the work of 29 And the land shall treinble and sorrow: for 19. the Lord our God.

'every purpose of the Lord shall be performed against y 1 11 Make bright the arrows, gather the shields : Babylon, to make the land of Babylon a desolation ". • Rev. 15,3 the Lord hath raised up the spirit of the kings of without an inhabitant.

the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to 30 The mighty men of Babylon have forborne to a Pal 107. o, destroy it; because it is the "vengeance of the Lord, fight, they have remained in their " holds: their’might 19. & 147, the vengeance of his temple.

hath failed; they became as women: they have burn12 Set up the standard upon the walls of Baby- ed her dwelling-places; her « bars are broken. lon, make the watch strong; set up the watchmen, 31 "One post shall run to meet another, and one is

. prepare the ambushes: for the LORD hath both messenger to meet another, toshew the king of Baby- & Ps 114, 8. devised and done that which he spake against the lon that his city is taken at one end, inhabitants of Babylon.

32 And that the passages are stopped, andthefreeds 18. 13 0 thou that dwellest upon many waters, įthey have burnt with fire, and the men of war are going abundant in treasures, thine end is come, and the affrighted. measure of thy covetousness.

33 For thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Micah 4,15 14 The Lord of hosts hath sworn by himself, say- Israel, The daughter of Babylon is like a threshing; Rev. 14 Nahum 3 ing, Surely I will fill thee with men as with cater-floor, it is time to thresh her : yet a little while, and

pillars ; and they shall lift up a shout against thee. the time of her 6 harvest shall come.

15 He hath made the earth by his power, he 34 Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon hath
hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath}" devoured me, he bath crushed me, he hath made
stretched out the heaven by his understanding. me an empty vessel, he hath swallowed me up like 20, 23.

16 When he uttereth his voice, there is a multi-'a dragon, he hath filled his belly with my delicates,
tude of waters in the heavens ; and he causeth the he hath cast me out.
vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth: he 35 The 'violence done to nie and to my flesh be screr na

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Zedekiah rebelleth. PRIST upon Babylon, shall the inhabitant of Zion say; and;} 57 And I will make "drunk her princes, and her


My blood upon the inhabitants of Chaldea, shall wise men, her captains, and her rulers, and her mighty
Jerusalem say.

men: and they shall sleep a perpetual sleep, and not 36 Therefore thus saith the Lord, Behold, "I will wake, saith the King, whose name is The Lord of 16. chap. 80, plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee; and I hosts.

will dry up her sea, and make her springs dry. 58 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, The broad walls sch. 5, 10.

37 And Babylon shall become "heaps, a dwelling- of Babylon shall be utterly broken, and her high gates

place for dragons, an astonishment, and a hissing, shall be burnt with fire; and the people shall labour in * Hab. 2, 13 21 without an inhabitant.

vain, and the folk in the fire, and they shall be weary. 38 They shall roar together like lions: they shall 59 I The word which Jeremiah the prophet comyell as lions' whelps.

manded Seraiah the son of Neriah, the son of Maa39 In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will seiah, when he went with Zedekiah the king of uch. 29, Dan. 5, 2, make them "drunken, that they may rejoice, and Judah into Babylon, in the fourth year of his reign.

sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the LORD. And this Şeraiah was * a quiet prince.

40 F will bring them down like lambs to the 60 So Jeremiah wrote in a book all the evil that y Exod. 16, + Ps. 49, 14. slaughter, like rams with he-goats.

should come upon Babylon, even all these words that Job 19 23. 41 How is Sheshach taken! and how is the praise are written against Babylon. of the whole earth surprised! how is Babylon become 61 And Jeremiah said to Seraiah, When thou an astonishment among the nations!

comest to Babylon, and shalt see, and shalt read all Isa. 8, 42 The * sea is come up upon Babylon : she is these words;

covered with the multitude of the waves thereof. 62 Then shalt thou say, O Lord, thou hast spoken

43 Her cities are a desolation, a dry land, and a žagainst this place, to cut it off, that none shall remain chap. 50, wilderness, a land whereimno man'dwelleth, neither in it,” neither man nor beast, but that it shall be 2 ch. 50, doth any son of man pass thereby.

a desolate for ever. 44 And I will punish Bel in Babylon; and I will 63 Aud it shall be, when thou hast made an end b Isa. 28 Ik ; 2Cbr.36, bring forth out of his mouth that which he hath’swal- of reading this book, that thou shalt bind a stone to his lowed

up: and the nations shall not flow togetherany it, and cast it into the midst of Euphrates : hev. 13, 11, more unto him ; yea, the wall of Babylon shall fall. 64 And thou shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, serse si

45 My people, go ye out of the midst of her, and and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring upon Rev. 16, 13. deliver ye every man his soul from the fierce anger her, and they shall be weary. Thus far are the d chap. 49, of the LORD.

words of Jeremiah. 46 And lest your heart faint, and ye fear for the

CHAPTER LII. rumour that shall be heard in the land: a rumour 1 Zedekiah rebelleth....4 Jerusalem is besieged and taken. . Lev. 19, Shall both come one year, and after that in another Zehen he began so reign ; and he reigned

eleven • Rev. 14,

EDEKIAH was twenty year shall come a rumour, and violence in the land,

to ruler against ruler.

years in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was .. 47 Therefore, behold, the days come, that I will Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah. 12. & 16, it do judgment upon the graven images of Babylon : 2 And he did that which was evil in the eyes of 12 Sam. 11, and her whole land shall be confounded, and all her the

LORD, according to all that Jehoiakim had done. 3 Kings 2h slain shall fall in the midst of her.

3 For through the anger of the Lord it came to 48 Then the heaven and the earth, and all that pass in Jerusalen and Judah, till he had cast them.35.. Rev. 18, 22 is therein, shall sing for Babylon: for the spoilers out from his presence, that Zedekiah rebelled a Pstr. 81. E 19, 1, 2,5 shall come unto her from the north, saith the Lord. against the king of Babylon.

49 As Babylon 'hath caused the slain of Israel to 4 And it caine to pass, in the ninth year of his Rom. 1, 21 fall, so at Babylon shall fall the slain of all the earth. reign, in the 5 tenth month, in the tenth day of the e Por 12, 2

50 Ye that have 6 escaped the sword, go away, month, that Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon carne, stand not still: remember the Lord afar off, and he and all his army, against Jerusalem, and pitched 23

, K. let Jerusalem come into your mind.

against it, and built forts against it round about.
51 We are confounded, because we have heard

5 So the city was besieged unto the eleventh ycar Jerse 50. reproach: shame hath covered our faces; for strangers of king Zedekiah. Ps. 70, 1, are come into the sanctuaries of the LORD's house. 6 And in the fourth month, in the ninth day of 5 Zeeb. E,

52 Wherefore, behold, the days come, saith the the month, the famine was sore in the city, so that LORD,that I will do judgment upon her graven images; there was no bread for the people of the land, and through all her land the wounded shall groan. 7 Then the city was broken up, and all the men chap. 138,

53 Though Babylon should 'mount up to heaven, of war fled, and went forth out of the city by night, k Ps. 127,4 Amos 2 and though she should fortifythe heightofherstrength, by the way of the gate between the two walls, which

yet from me shall spoilers come unto her, saith the was by the king's garden ; (now the Chaldeans were

by the city round about ;) and they went by the way
54 A sound of a cry cometh from Babylon, and great of the plain.
chap. 50, destruction from the land of the Chaldeans: 8 But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after

55 Because the Lord hath spoiled Babylon, and the king, and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of m Psalsa a chap. 18, destroyed out of her the "great voice; when her waves Jericho; and all his army was scattered from him.

do roar like great waters, a noise of their voice is 9 Then they took the king, and carried him up

unto the king of Babylon to Riblah, in the land of Feb. spendio 56 Because the spoiler is come upon her, even [ Hamath; where he f gave judgment upon him.

upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken; every 10 And the king of Babylon slew the sons of chaps, 12 p Ps. 91 1.

one of their bows is broken: for the Lord God Pof Zedekiah before his eyes: he slew also all the princes
recompenses shall surely · requite.

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