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The type of Ezekiel's removing.

EZEKIEL.

The Jews' desolation foreshern. 20 That they may walk in my statutes, and keeps 15 And they shall know that I am the LORD, CHRIST mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be when I shall scatter them among the nations, and my people, and I will be their God.

disperse them in the countries. 21 But as for them whose heart walketh after 16 But I will leave a few men of them from the 1.2.2, 0.

Isa289 the heart of their detestable things and their abomi- sword, from the famine, and from the pestilence, chap. 8, 18 nations, I will recompense their way upon their own that they may declare all their abominations among is kinten head, saith the Lord God.

the heathen whither they come; and they shall know 21:28. 22 Then did the cherubims lift up their wivgs, that I am the LORD. and the wheels beside them; and the glory of the 17 1 Moreover, the word of the LORD came to S6, 14, 16. God of Israel was over them above.

me, saying, 23 And the glory of the Lord went up from the 18 Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking, and midst of the city, and o stood upon the mountain { drink thy water with“trembling and with carefulness; "Lev. 26, which is on the east side of the city.

19 And say unto the people of the land, Thus Lam. 5, 9. 24 Afterwards the spirit took me up, and brought saith the Lord God of the inhabitants of Jerusa- ch. 4, 16. me in vision by the P Spirit of God into Chaldea, tolem, and of the land of Israel, They shall eat their

them of the captivity: so the vision that I had seen bread with carefulness, and drink their water with Cor. 12, 3. went up from me.

astonishment, that her land may be * desolate from Psal. 107, 25 Then I spake unto them of the captivity · all all that is therein, because of the violence of all them Alicab 3,12 the things that ihe Lord had shewed me.

that dwell therein. CHAPTER XII.

20 And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid Ezekiel's trembling sheweth the Jews' desolation. waste, and the land shall be desolate ; and ye shall THE word of the LORD also came unto me, saying, know that I am the LORD.

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21 1 And the word of the Lord came unto me, 2 Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a

rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see saying, John 9, 41. not ; they have cars to hear, and hear not: for they 22 Son of man, what is that proverb that ye have are 2 rebellious house.

in the land of Israel

, saying, " The days are prolong- Anders het 3.3 3 Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee stuffed, and every vision faileth? Jer. 28, 3. for removing, and remove by day in their sight; 23 Tell them therefore, Thus saith the Lord God,

and thou shalt remove from thy place to another I will make this proverb to cease, and they shall no
place in their sight: it may be they will consider, { more use it as a proverb in Israel; but say unto them,
ihough they be a rebellious house.

The ? days are at hand, and the effect of every vision. 2 Ps. 39,13.
4 Then shalt thou bring forth thy stuff by day in 24 For there shall be no more any a vain vision
their sight, as stuff for removing; and thou shalt gonor flattering divination within the house of Israel. 11

14. 2 Kings forth at even in their sight, as they that go forth 25 For I am the LORD: I will speak, and the v1 Kings Jer. 39, 4. into captivity.

word that I shall speak shall come to pass; it shall Park 5° Dig thou through the wall in their sight, and be no more prolonged : for in your days, O rebell- & 2, 28. carry out thereby.

ious house, will I say the word, and will perform it, Isa. 55, 6 In their sight shalt thou bear it upon thy shoul- saith the Lord God. ders, and carry it forth in the twilight: thou shalt 26 1 Again, the word of the LORD came to me, Luke 21ss.

cover thy face, that thou see not the ground; for I saying, Ch. 21, 21. have set thee for % a sign unto the house of Israel.

27 Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel 7 And I did so as I was commanded : I brought say, The vision that he seeth is for many days to Isa. 28, forth my stuff by day, as stuff for captivity, and income, and he prophesieth of the times that are far off

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the even I digged through the wall with my hand; 28 Therefore say unto them, Thus saith the Lord 2 pet.si,
I brought it forth in the twilight, and I bare it upon God, There shall none of my words be prolonged
my shoulder in their sight.

any more: but the word which I have spoken shall
8 And in the morning came the word of the LORD be done, saith the Lord God.
unto me, saying,

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9 Son of ran, hath not the house of Israel, the 1 The reproof of lying prophets....

17 Of prophetesses and Neh. 4,3 rebellious house, said unto thee, * What doest thou ?

their pillows. 10 Say thou unto them. Thus

saiththe Lord Gon; AND the word of the Lopes camejuste meer sapines 1 Kings 'prince in Jerusalem, the

2 , prophesy against prophets Isa. 13, 1. and all the house of Israel that are among them. of Israel, that prophesy, and say thou unto them 4 Jer. 14

11 Say, I am "your sign: like as I have done, so that prophesy a out of their own hearts, Hear ye the 2 Pet 21 shall it be done unto them; they shall remove, and word of the LORD :

; go into captivity.

3 Thus saith the Lord God, Wo unto the fool- 18. 12 And the prince that is among them shall bearish prophets that follow their own spirit, and have c Pr. 14, 4

upon his shoulder in the twilight, and shall go forth : seen nothing ! :53 Kings they shall dig through the wall to carry out thereby ; 4 0 Israel, thy prophets are like the “ foxes in the Mic

. 3, 5, he shall cover his face, that he see not the ground deserts. with his eyes.

{ 5 Ye have not gone up into the gaps, neither Ps 106, 13 My P net also will I spread upon him, and he made up the hedge for the house of Israel, to stand ch. 17. '20. shall be taken in my snare: and I will bring him to in the battle in the day of the LORD. Babylon, to the land of the Chaldeans ; yet shall 6 They have seen vanity and lying divination,

8 2 Kings he not see it, though he shall die there.

saying, The LORD saith ; and the Lord hath not 14 And I will'scatter toward every wind all that sent them: and they have made others to hope that h Pr. 14. are about him to help him, and all his bands; and I they would confirm the word. will draw out the sword after them.

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CHAPTER XIV.

Idolaters exhorted to repentance, Refurer spoken a lying divination, whereas ye say, The ? vine divinations; for I will deliver my people out of cliefort s, and CHRIST LORD saith it, albeit I have not spoken?

CHRIST your hand; and ye shall know that I am the LORD. 8 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Because ve mile

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have spoken vanity, and seen lies, therefore, behold, Hypocrites reproved, who inquire of God with idolatry in
dence.
I am against you, saith the Lord God.

their heart.
1 Jer. 23, 21. 9:And my hand shall be upon the prophets that see THENcame certain of the elders of Israel unto
vanity, in

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coloreret || assembly of my people, neither shall they be writ-

2 And the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Ch.35, 91. Amos 3, 7. ten in the writing of the house of Israel, neither 3 Son of man, these men have set up their idols in

m Rev. 13, shall they" enter into the land of Israel; and ye shall their heart, and put the stumbling-block of their » Jer. 19,1. and know that I am the Lord God.

iniquity before their face: should I be 4 inquired of
10 Because, even because they have P seduced at all by them?
o Cien, 41, my people, saying, Peace, and there was no peace; 4 Therefore speak unto them, and say unto them,

, and one built up a wall, and, lo, others daubed it Thus saith the Lord God, Every man of the house of Alcool p. Eph. 4, with ? untempered mortar :

Israel that setteth up his idols in his heart, and putteth 11 Say unto them which daub it with untempered the stumbling-block of his iniquity before his face, and

mortur, that it shall fall: there shall be an 'over-cometh to the prophet, I the LORD will e answer him Telem z flowing shower; and ye, O great hailstones, shall that cometh according to the multitude of his idols; this. 2 ch. 38, 22. fall; and a stormy wind sball rend it.

5 That I may 'take the house of Israel in their 10. 12 Lo, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said own heart, because they are aH estranged from me ch.13 13 ch 30,153 unto you, Where is the daubing wherewith ye have through their idols. daubed it?

6 Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus t Lam. 2, 15.

13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, I will even saith the Lord God, Repent, and turn yourselves g act: 11, 1 28.1.4. rend it with a stormy wind in my fury; and there from your idols; and turn away your faces from l'fim. 2, 23

shall be an overflowing shower in mine anger, and all your abominations.
great hailstones, in my fury, to consume it.

7 For every one of the house of Israel, or of the 4 23, 31. 14 So will I break down the wall that ye have stranger that sojourneth in Israel, which 'separateth i Jer. 2, 13

daubed with untempered mortar, and bring it down himself from me, and setteth up his idols in his heart x Ps.197, 7. to the ground, so that the foundation thereof shall and putteth the stumbling-block of his iniquity

* Micab 1, 16 be discovered, and it shall fall, and ye shall be con- before his face, and cometh to ka prophet to inquire k 1 Sam :

sumed in the midst thereof: and ye shall know that of him concerning me; I the Lord will answer him 2 Kings *;* I am the LORD.

by myself: 15 Thus will l'accomplish my wrath upon the 8 And I will set my face against that man, and wall, and upon them that have daubed it with un- will make him 'a sign and a proverb, and I will cut 1 Deut. 2a, tempered mortar ; and will say unto you, The wall him off from the midst of my people ; and ye shall is ? no more, neither they that daubed it;

know that I am the LORD. 16 To wit, the prophets of Israel, which prophesy 9 And if the prophet be deceived when he hath a Jer. 6, 14. concerning Jerusalem, and which see visionsof peace spokenathing, I the LORD" have deceived that proph- n 2 Sam. 12,

for her, and there is no peace, saith the Lord Gop.et; and I will stretch out my hand upon him, and 12

17 1 Likewise, thou son of man, set thy face will destroy him from the midst of my people Israel. • Ex. 7, 5. Isa. 67, 20, against the daughters of thy people, which prophesy 10 And they shall bear the punishment of their

out of their own heart; and prophesy thou against iniquity : the punishment Pof the prophet shall be
them,

even as the punishment of him that seeketh unto hin; ch. 20, 11, 18 And say, Thus saith the Lord God, Wo to the 11 That ibe house of Israel may go no more astray 1 Isa. 30, women that sew pillows to all arm-holes, and make from me, neither be "polluted any more with all their 1.Mat

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2 Tim. 4, 3. kerchiefs upon the head of every stature, to huntsouls! transgressions: but that they may be my people, and
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, Will ye 'hunt the souls of my people, and will ye I may be their God, saith the Lord God.
save the souls alive that come unto you?

12 I The word of the Lord came again to me, James'
19 And will ye pollute me among my people for saying,
? Pet. 2, handfuls of barley, and for pieces of bread, to slay 13 Son of man, when the land sinneth against me,

the souls that should not die, and to save the souls by trespassing grievously, then will I stretch out my
alive that should not live, by your tying to my people hand upon it, and will break s the staff of the bread Lev. 26,
that hear your lies?

thereof, and will send famine upon it, and will cut Isa. 3, 1.
20 Wherefore thus saith the Lord God, Behold, I off man and beast from it:

am against your pillows, wherewith ye there hunt the 14 Though these ihree men, Noah, Daniel, and tJer. 15, 1. 1 lleb. to the souls † to make them fly; and I will tear them from y Job, were in it, they should deliver but their

own w Gen. 7, 1. Can. 63, s. your arms, and will let the souls go, even the soulssouls ? by their righteousness, saith the Lord God. Dan. 9, 21 that ye hunt to make them fly.

15 If I cause noisome beasts to pass through the
21 Your kerchiefs also will I tear, and deliver my {land, and they spoil it, so that it be desolate, that no
people out of your hand, and they shall be no more { man may pass through because of the beasts:
in your hand to be hunted ; and ye shall know tha: I. 16 Though these three men were in it, as I live,
am the LORD.

saith the Lord God, they shall deliver neither sons um 22 Because with lies ye have made the heart of{nor daughters; they only shall be delivered, but the 2 Sam: 29,6. the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and land shall be desolate.

strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should 17 Or if I bring a sword upon that land, and say,
not return from his wicked way, by * promising him Sword, go through the land, so that I cut off man v Lev. 20, 8;
life;

and beast from it:
23 Therefore ye shall see no more vanity, nor'dj- 18 Though these three men were in it, as I live. Malesi'.

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EZEKIEL.

God's love to Jerusalem saith the Lord God, they shall deliver neither sons nor wast in thy blood, Live; yea, I said unto thee, when daughters, but they only shall be delivered themselves. thou wast in thy blood, :Live.

19 Or if I send a pestilence into that land, and 7 I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the pour out my fury upon it'in blood, to cut off from field, and thou hast increased and waxen great, and it man and beast:

thou art come to excellent ornaments: thy ' breasts h El. 1, 7. 20 Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I are fashioned, and thy hair is grown, whereas thou Sam. 24, live, saith the Lord God, they shall deliver neither wast "naked and bare.

son nor daughter; they shall but deliver their own 8 Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon Rev. 3, 17. souls by their righteousness,

thee, behold, thy time, was the time of + love; and I ! Heb. 21 For thus saith the Lord God, How much more spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy naked - Jobs. 16

when I send my four sore judgments upon Jerusalem, ness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a anap: 5, 3.7. the sword, and the famine, and the noisome beast, and covenant with thee, saith the Lord God, and thou

the pestilence, to cut off from it man and beast ? becamest 'mine.
22 Yet, behold, therein shall be left ha remnant 9 Then washed I thee with water; yea, I thci. 1 Pet

. 2, a that shall be brought forth, both sons and daughters;oughly washed away thy blood from thee, and I meleyin.

behold, they shall come forth unto you, and ye shall anointed thee with oil. i Ps. 119,16. see their way and their doings: and ye shall be com- 10 I clothed thee also with broidered work, and 20.

forted concerning the evil that I have brought upon {Pshod thee with badgers’skin, and I girded thee about Num. 24, Jerusalem, even concerning all that I have brought with fine linen, and I covered thee with silk.

11 I decked thee also with ornaments, and I put pEph. 5, 16. 23 And they shall comfort you, when ye see their bracelets upon thy hands, and 'a chain on thy neck. q Song 57

ways and their doings : and ye shall know that I 12 And I put a jewel on thy forehead, and ear^ Jer. 22, 8, have not done without cause all that I have done in rings in thine ears, and a beautiful crown upon thy it, saith the Lord God.

head. CHAPTER XV.

13 Thus wast thou • decked with gold and silver; 11 Kings The rejection of Jerusalem foreshewn.

and thy raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and 10, 16.

, , and , 2 Son of man, what is the vine-tree more than and oil; and thou wast exceeding "beautiful, and u Ps.48, 2 any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees thou didst prosper into a kingdom. of the forest ?

14 And thy * renown went forth among the heathen 3 Shall wood be taken thereof 6 to do any work?{for thy beauty: for it was perfect through my comeli- 1, 29. 2. Mas, se or will mentake a pin of it to hang any vessel thereon? {ness, which I had put upon thee, saith the Lord God. y1 Cor.4,7

4 Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel ; the fire 15 2 But thou didst trust in thine own beauty, and 2 Deut. 82, devoureth both the ends of it, and the midst of it is playedst the harlot because of thy renown, and Isa 5, a. burned. Is it meet for any work ?

pouredst out thy fornications on every one that pas- 2 Judg. 2, 5 Behold, when it was whole it was meet for no sed by ; his it was. work : "hoy much less shall it be meet yet for any 16 And of thy garments thou didst take, and deckwork when the fire hath devoured it, and it is burned? {edst thy Irigh places with divers colours, and play

6 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, As the edst the harlot thereupon : the like things shall not vine-tree among the trees of the forest, which I have come, neither shall it be so. given to the fire for fuel, so will I give the inhabit- 17'Thou hast also taken thy fair jewels of my d Ex. 32, 24 ants of Jerusalem.

gold and of my silver, which I had given thee, and 2Chr. 28, Lev. 17,10.

7 And I will set my face against them; they shall madest to thyself images of men, and didst commit to g Isa. 24,18. go out from one fire, and another fire shall devour whoredom with them;

them ; and ye shall know that I am the LORD, when 18 And tookest thy broidered garments, and cov-
I set rny face against them.

eredst them : and thou hast set mine e oil and mine e Gen. 28,
8 And I will make the land desolate, because incense before them.
they have committed a trespass, saith the Lord God. 19 My meat also which I gave thee, fine flour, and
CHAPTER XVI.

oil, and honcy, wherewith I fed thee, thou hast even
God's extraordinary love toward Jerusalem. set it before them for a sweet savour: and thus it was,
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20 Moreover, thou hast taken thy sons and thy 2 Son of man, 'cause Jerusalem to know her daughters, whom thou hast borne unto me, and these Gen. 17,7 i Tim. 5, 20 abominations,

hast thou sacrificed unto them to be devoured. Is ch. 23, 57 3 And say, Thus saith the Lord God unto Jeru- {this of thy whoredoms a small matter, b Isa. 1, 1. salem, Thy birth and thy nativity is of the land of 21 That thou hast slain my children, and delivered Ps

. 106, 57. Hosea 128. Canaan; thy father was an Amorite, and thy mother them to cause them to pass through the fire for them? i 2 Kings a Hittite.

22 And in all thine abominations and thy whore- 23, 10. 4 And as for thy nativity, in the day thou wast doms thou hast * not remembered the days of thy kserogen born, thy navel was not cut, neither wast thou wash-youth, when thou wast naked and bare, and wast

ed in water to supple thee : thou wast not salted at polluted in thy blood. d Mark , all, nor swaddled at all.

23 And it came to pass, after all thy wickedness, Isa, 1, 24 5 None eye pitied thee, to do any of these unto ('wo, wo unto thee! saith the Lord God,)

thee, to have compassion upon thee; but thou wast 24 That thou hast also built unto thee man emi- 50. - Mat. 12, cast out in the open field, to the loathing of thy per- {nent place, and hast made thee a high place in every n Pr. 8, 2 Rom.8, 7. son, in the day that thou wast born.

street. 6 And when I passed by thee, and saw thee pol- 25 Thou hast built thy high place at every" head . Num. bul. 3, 22 luted in thine own'blood, I said unto thee, when thou of the way, and hast made • thy beauty to be abhor- Prov.14 **

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Her monstrous whoredom,

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and stvere judgment. Before, red, and hast opened thy feet to every one that passed upon thy head, saith the Lord God;and thou shalt not Before by, and multiplied thy whoredoms.

commit this lewdness above all thine abominations. 26 Thou hast also committed fornication with the 44 Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use p Isa. 50, 2 PEgyptians thy neighbours, great of flesh; and hast {this proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, u Deut. 12,

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increased thy whoredoms, to provoke me to anger. so is her daughter.

27 Behold, therefore, I have stretched out my 45 Thou art thy mother's daughter, that loatheth
hand over thee, and have diminished thine ordinary her husband and her children ; and thou art the sis-
food, and delivered thee unto the will of them that ter of thy sisters, which loathed their husbands and

hate thee, the daughters of the Philistines, which their children: your mother was a Hittite, and your 4 Jer. 2, 11. are o ashamed of thy' lewd way.

father an Amorite. 28 Thou hast played the whore also with the 46 And thine * elder sister is Samaria, she and . Deut. 52 r Eph. 4,19.

Assyrians, because thou wast unsatiable; yea, thou her daughters that dwell at thy left hand : and thy Isa. 1, 10.
hast played the harlot with them, and yet couldest younger sister that dwelleth at thy right hand, is So-
not be satisfied.

dom and her daughters.
29 Thou hast, moreover, multiplied thy fornica- 47 Yet hast thou not walked after their ways,
tion in the land of Canaan unto · Chaldea, and yet nor done after their abominations; but, as if that
thou wast not satisfied herewith.

were ' a very little thing, thou wast corrupted more y Lev. 18, 30 How "weak is thy heart, saith the Lord God, than they in all thy ways. * Jer. 2, 13. seeing thou doest all these things, the 'work of an 48 As I live, saith the Lord God, Sodom thy sis- 18. fedi, imperious whorish woman;

ter hath not done, she nor her daughters, ? as thou ch. 18, 17 31 In that thou buildest thine eminent place in hast done, thou and thy daughters.

the head of every way, and makost thy high place in 49 Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister So-Wie Hora 2 every street; and hast not been as a 'harlot, in that dom,"pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idle- & 11, 21. thou scornest hire;

ness, was in her, and in her daughters, neither did a Amos 6, 32 But as a wife that committeth adultery, which she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. : Jer. 3, 25. taketh ? strangers a instead of her husband !

50 And they were haughty, and committed abo- James 4, 6. 33 They give gifts to all whores; but thou givestį mination before me: therefore I took them away as b Gen. 13. thy gifts to all thy lovers, and hirest them, that they I saw good. may come unto thec on every side for thy whoredom. 51 Neither hath · Samaria committed half of thy

34 And the contrary is in thee from other women sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations i2, 28. in thy whoredoms, whereas none followeth thee to more than they, and hast justified thy sisters in all los

. 4, 1, 2 commit whoredoms: and in that thou givest a re-thine abominations which thou hast done. ward, and no reward is given unto thee; therefore 52 Thou also, which hast judged thy sisters, bear 12 thou art contrary.

thine own shame, for thy sins that thou hast commit- e Lam. 4, 6 35 Wherefore, O harlot, hear the word of the ted more abominable than they: they are more right- (Isa. 5, 2,5 įsa. 1, 10. LORD:

eous than thou; yea, be thou confounded also, and cine 6, 9, 12 36 Thus saith the Lord God, Because thy filthi-bear thy shame, in that thou hast justified thy sisters. a Jer. 2, 36. ness was poured out, and thy "nakedness discover- 53 When I shall bring again their captivity, the

ed through thy whoredoms with thy lovers, and with captivity of Sodom and her daughters, and the cap- Num. S:,
all the idols of thine abominations, and by the blood tivity of Samaria and her daughters, then will I bring
of thy children, which thou didst give unto them : again the captivity of thy captives in the midst of

37 Behold, therefore, I will gather all thy lov-them ;
ers, with whom thou hast taken pleasure, and all 54 That thou mayest bear thine own shame, and

them that thou hast loved, with all them that thou mayest be confounded in all that thou hast done, in
I 189. 10.4. hast hated; I will even gather them round about that thou art ha comfort unto them.
Nah. 3, 5. against thee, and will discover thy nakedness' unto 55 When thy sisters, Sodom and her daughters,
g Deut. 23, them, that they may see all thy nakedness.

shall return to their former estate, and Samaria and 38 And I will judge thee, s as women that break her daughters shall return to their former estate, - Pr. 6, 34. wedłock, and shed blood, are judged: and I will then thou and thy daughters shall return to your ich. 7, 14 11 Kings give thee blood in fury and "jealousy.

former estate. 39 And I will also give thee into their hand, and 56 For thy sister Sodom was not mentioned by Jer. 3,12 Hosea 3 they shall throw down thine 'eminent place, and thy mouth in the day of thy pride,

shall break down thy high places: they shall k strip 57' Before thy wickedness was discovered, as at 12Cbr. 2a,

thee also of thy clothes, and shall take thy fair jew-{ the time of thy reproach of the daughters of Syria, Deul 22, els, and leave thee naked and bare.

and all that are round about her, the daughters of the 40 They shall also bring up'a company against Philistines, which m despise thee round about. thee, and they shall stone thee with stones, and 58 Thou hast borne thy lewdness and thine abom- Ps 107, 40 thrust thee through with their swords.

inations, saith the Lord. 41 And they shall burn thy houses with fire, and 59 For thus saith the Lord God, I will even deal . Deut. 29, Lom. 1,8. execute judgments upon thee in the sight of many { with thee as thou hast done, which hast despised p ca. 8,18 women: and I will cause thee to cease from playing the oath in breaking the covenant. Josh. 7, the harlot, and thou also shalt give no hire any more. 60 Nevertheless, I will o remember my covenant

°12 42 So will I make my fury toward thee P to rest, with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will estab- plleb. 2,

and my jealousy shall depart from thee, and I will lish unto thee Pan everlasting covenant. Ps. 12, 12. 9 be quiet, and will be no more angry,

61 Then thou shalt remember thy ways and be qch. 20, 12. 43 Because thou hast 'not remembered the days ashamed, when thou shalt receive'thy sisters, thine r Song 1, 2 Prix:23, 9. of thy youth, but hast 'fretted me in all these things; elder and thy younger: and I will give them unto thee » Gal. 4, za esh. 9, 10behold, therefore, I also will recompense thy ways for daughters, but not by thy covenant,

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The parable of sour grapes. 62 And I will establish my covenant with thee;} 18 Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the Before and thou shalt know that I am the LORD ; covenant, when, lo, he had y given his hand, and

63 That thou mayest remember, and be confound hath done all these things, he shall not escape.

ed, and never open thy mouth any more because 19 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, As I live, 17.0hn 7, of thy shame, when I am ? pacified toward thee for surely ? mine oath that he hath despised, and mý z Josh. 9, all that thou hast done, saith the Lord God. covenant that he hath broken, even it will I recom- Sam. 21, CHAPTER XVII.

pense upon his own head. The parable of the two eagles and the vine.

20 And I will spread my net upon him, and he a Josh. 10, 2 Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a Babylon, and will plead with him there for his . a Mat. 13, parable unto the house of Israel ;

trespass that he hath trespassed against me. 3 And say, Thus saith the Lord God, A great 21 And all his ' fugitives with all his bands shall 25, 6. de hjan 22. 3. eagle with great wings, long-winged, full of feath-} fall by the sword, and they that remain shall be scat- c2 Kings

ers, which had divers colours, came unto Lebanon,tered toward all winds; and ye shall know that I 25,5. and took the highest branch of the cedar:

the LORD have spoken it. 4. He "cropped off the top of his young twigs, and 22 Thus saith the Lord God, I will also take of 12 carried it into a land of trallic; he set it in a city of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; merchants.

I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a 5 He took also of the seed of the, land, andu tender one, and will plant it upon a high moun- Lech. 3, s.

planted it in a 'fruitful field; he placed it by greattain and eminent : clap. 29,6 waters, and set it as a willow-tree;

23 in the mountain of the height of Israel will | Rev. 11, 1. 6 And it 5 grew, and became a spreading vine of plant it ; and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear (Ps. 12, 12. is 19 hlow stature, whose branches turned toward him, and fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall Jer

. 2 & the roots thereof were under him: so it became a dwell all fowl of every wing ; in the shadow of the Rev. 11, vine,and brought forth branches,and shot forth sprigs. branches thereof shall they dwell.

7 'There was also "another great eagle with great 24 And all the trees of the field shall i know that ?. Jer. 32, 3. wings and many feathers; and, behold, this vine did I the Lord have brought down the high tree, have i Ps. 9, 16.

k 12 Chr. 22, bend her roots toward him, and shot forth her{ exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, k Dan. 2,

branches toward him, that he might water it by the į and have made the 'dry tree to flourish : I the LORD 44 furrows of her plantation.

have spoken, and have done it.
8 It was planted in a good soil by great waters,

CHAPTER XVIII.
that it might bring forth branches, and that it might God reproveth the unjust parable of sour grapes.
bear fruit, that it might be a goodly vine.
9 Say thou, Thus saith the Lord God, Shall i THE word of the Lord came unto-me again,

saying
prosper? shall'he not pull up the roots thereof, and 2 a What mean ye, that ye use this proverb con- a Psal. 145,
cut off the fruit thereof, that it wither? it shall cerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have kom. 9, 20.

wither in all the leaves of her spring, even without eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on o Jer. Si, Jer.se. great power, or many people to pluck it up by the edge ? roots thereof.

3 As I live, saith the Lord God, ye shall not have 10 Yea, behold, being planted, shall it prosper ? occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel. m Gen. 41, shall it not utterly wither when the cast wind touch- 4 Behold, all souls are mine ; e as the soul of the is. Nos . 13, 15. eth it ? it shall wither in the furrows where it grew. father, so also the soul of the son is mine : the soul

11 I Moreover, the word of the LORD came unto that sinneth, it shall die. me, saying,

5 But if a man be 'just, and do s that which is eRom.6. 12 Say now to the "rebellious house, Know ye lawful and right, chap. 2,5. not what these things niean? tellihem, Behold, othe 6 And hath not eaten upon the mountains, nei- 1 Gen. 6, 9. • 2 Kings king of Babylon is come to Jerusalem, and hath ta-{ther hath · lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house g Mic. 6, 8.

ken the king thereof, and the princes thercof, and of Israel, neither hath * defiled his neighbour's wife, 1 Num. 25, led them with him to Babylon;

neither hath come near to a menstruous woman, 13 And hath taken of the king's seed, and made 7 And hath not 'oppressed any, but hath restored i ch. 8, 16. a covenant with him, and hath taken ? an oath of to the debtor his pledge, hath "spoiled none by vio- & Heb. 13, him: he hath also taken the † mighty of the land : lence, hath given his bread to the hungry,and hath

14 That the kingdom might be base, that it might covered the naked with a garment; Dan. 9, 20. not list itself up, but that by keeping of his covenant 8 He that hath rot given forth upon P usury, nei- m Ex. 22 it might stand.

ther hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn

9 15 But he rebelled against him, in sending his his hand from iniquity, hath 'executed true judg- o ch.3, 11.

ambassadors into Egypt, that they might give himment between man and man, 2. Chr. 28, rhorses and much people. Shall he prosper? shall 9 Hath walked in my statutes, and hath kept my Ise. 31,1. he escape that doeth such things? or shall he break judgments, to deal truly; he is just, he shall surely P$ 15,4. the covenant, and be delivered ?

live, saith the Lord God. 16 As I live, saith the Lord God, surely in the 10 If he beget a son that is a robber, 'a shedder : 2 C1r.24, place where the king dwelleth that made him king, of blood, and that doeth the like to any one of these

whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he things,

brake, even with him, in the midst of Baliylor, he 11 And that doeth not any of those duties, but 2 Kings shall die.

even hath eaten upon the mountains, and defiled his si. 17 Neither shall*Pharaoh with his mighty army and neighbour's wife, great company, make for him in the war, by casting 12 Hathorpressed the poor and needy,hath spoiled up mounts,and building forts,to cut off many persons: 3 by violence, hath not restored the pledge, and hath

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