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The redemption of Zion.


Christ the Branch prone And he said unto me, To measure Jeru- | mitre upon his head, and clothed him

salem, to see what is the breadth thereof, with garments. And the angel of the Rev. 11. 1. and what is the length thereof.

LORD stood by. 3 And, behold, the angel that talked 6 | And the angel of the LORD pro- Eda with me went forth, and another angel tested unto Joshua, saying, went out to meet him,

7 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; If Deer 4 And said unto him, Run, speak to thou wilt walk in my ways, and if thou Nal: finde 3: 27: this young man, saying, “Jerusalem shall wilt 'keep my || charge, then thou shalt selles

be inhabited as towns without walls for also "judge my house, and shalt also keep
the multitude of men and cattle therein: my courts, and I will give thee t places

5 For I, saith the Lord, will be unto to walk among these that 'stand by. d Isai. 26. 1. her da wall of fire round about, and 8 | Hear now, O Joshua the high Heba

will be the glory in the midst of her. priest, thou, and thy fellows that sit be- no

6 9 Ho, ho, come forth, and flee from fore thee: for they are " | men wondered 5* the land of the north, saith the Lord: at: for, behold, I will bring forth "iny for I have spread you abroad as the four servant the °BRANCH. winds of the heaven, saith the LORD. 9 For behold the stone that I have laid 7 h Deliver thyself

, O Zion, that dwell before Joshua; Pupon one stone shall be in h Rev. 18.4. est with the daughter of Babylon. seven eyes: behold, I will engrave the asas

8 For thus saith the Lord of hosts; graving thereof, saith the Lord of hosts, Lakens

After the glory hath he sent me unto the and 'I will remove the iniquity of that
a Thes. 1.6. nations which spoiled you: for he that land in one day.

. 'toucheth you toucheth the apple of his 10 'In that day, saith the LORD of

hosts, shall ye call every man his neigh9 For, behold, I will *shake mine hand bour under the vine and under the fig estou "Zeph.3. 14. upon them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants: and 'ye shall know that

CHAP. IV. 97. ch. 8. 3. the LORD of hosts hath sent me.

1 By the golden candlestick is foreshewed the 10 1 "Sing and rejoice, O daughter good success of Zerubbabel's foundation, II • Isai. 2. 2of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will By the two olive trees the two anointed & 60. 3, &c. dwell in the midst of thee, saith the Lord.

°be Exod . 12. to the Lord 'in that day, and shain be A ND*the angel that talked with me

came again, and waked me, bas a b Dan. is Ezek. 33. 'my people: and I will dwell in the midst man that is wakened out of his sleep,

of thee, and 'thou shalt know that the 2 And said unto me, What seest thou? ich. 1. 17. LORD of hosts hath sent me unto thee. And I said, I have looked, and beholda se

12 And the Lord shall `inherit Judah candlestick all of gold, + with a bowl upon, P. 68.3. his portion in the holy land, and shall the top of it, and his seven lamps thereIsai. 57. 15. choose Jerusalem again.

on, and || seven pipes to the seven lamps, 13 "Be silent, О all flesh, before the which are upon the top thereof: ness, Deut. Lord: for he is raised up 'out of this 3 And two olive trees by it, one upon a time, holy habitation.

the right side of the bowl, and the other CHAP. III.

upon the left side thereof. 1 Under the type of Joshua, the restoration of

4 So I answered and spake to the the church, 8 Christ the Branch is pro angel that talked with me, saying, What mised.

are these, my lord? ND he shewed me "Joshua high 5 Then the angel with me RP.109.6. the Lord, and " || Satan standing at his thou not what these be? And I said, No,

right hand to resist him.

2 And the LORD said unto Satan, 6 Then he answered and spake unto + Heb. to be "The Lord rebuke thee, O Satan; even me, saying, This is the word of the LORD

the Lord that a hath chosen Jerusalem unto Zerubbabel, saying, 'Not by || might, 'H..1.1

rebuke thee: € is not this a brand plucked nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the ? Ot.*** Rom.8. 33. out of the fire?

LORD of hosts. 3 Now Joshua was clothed with 'filthy 7 Who art thou, O great mountain? t 92 garments, and stood before the angel. before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a

4 And he answered and spake unto plain: and he shall bring forth the head. R. 18. 2. those that stood before him, saying, Take stone thereof 'with shoutings, crying, ikanojlı away the filthy garments from him. And Grace, grace unto it. unto him he said, Behold, I have caused 8 Moreover the word of the LORD

thine iniquity to pass from thee, 5 and I came unto me, saying, Luke iz. n. will clothe thee with change of raiment. 9 The hands of Zerubbabel khave laid Lera 3.5

5 And I said, Let them set a fair the foundation of this house; his hands Ezra 6. ch. 6. 11: 6 mitre upon his head. So they set a fair | shall also finish it; and TM thou shalt know u.sai

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Babylon's ruin signified.

CHAP. V. VI. Zechariah's vision of Christ the Branch. that the "LORD of hosts hath sent me looked, and, behold, there came out two CHRIST unto you.

women, and the wind was in their wings; n Isai. 48.16.

10 For who hath despised the day of for they had wings like the wings of a

osmall things? || for they shall rejoice, stork : and they lifted up the ephah bei Bros.ince and shall see the" + plummet in the hand tween the earth and the heaven. The serences of Zerubbabel with those seven; 'they 10 Then said I to the angel that talkShall rejoice. are the eyes of the LORD, which run to ed with me, Whither do these bear the Hibs stone and fro through the whole earth. ephah?

11 | Then answered I, and said unto 11 And he said unto me, To build it Jer. 29. S. 13-3. ch. 3: him, What are these 'two olive trees an house in ‘the land of Shinar: and rGen. 10.10.

upon the right side of the candlestick it shall be established, and set there upon
and upon the left side thereof?

her own base.
12 And I answered again, and said un-

CHAP. VI. to him, What be these two olive branches + Heb. by the

1 The vision of the four chariots. 9 By the which through the two golden pipes crowns of Joshua is shewed the temple and obiectivement ll empty † the golden oil out of them kingdom of Christ the Branch. selves oilinto selves ?

ND I turned, and lifted up mine the gold.

13 And he answered me and said,
Knowest thou not what these be? And came four chariots out from between
I said, No, my lord.

two mountains; and the mountains were
14 Then said he, "These are the two mountains of brass

. Luke 1: 19 tanointed ones, 'that stand by the 2 In the first chariot were “red horses; Roch.6.8. + See Josh. Lord of the whole earth.

and in the second chariot black horses; b Rev. 8.5. CHAP. V.

3 And in the third chariot 'white
1 By the Aying roll is shewed the curse of horses; and in the fourth chariot grisled

thieves and swearers. 5 By a woman and || bay horses.
pressed in an ephah, the final damnation of 4 Then I answered and said unto the d ch.5. 10.

angel that talked with me, What are
THEN I turned, and lifted up mine these, my lord ?

eyes, and looked, and behold a fly 5 And the angel answered and said a Ezek. 2. 9. ing roll.

unto me, *These are the four || spirits Hebr. 127, 2 And he said unto me, What seest of the heavens, which go forth from thou? And I answered, I see a flying standing before the Lord of all the Kinga n. roll; the length thereof is twenty cubits, earth. and the breadth thereof ten cubits.

6 The black horses which are therein Luke 1. 19. 3 Then said he unto me, This is the go forth into the north country; and b Mal. 4. 6. bcurse that goeth forth over the face of the white go forth after them; and the 1,01gr other the whole earth: for || every one that grisled go forth toward the south country. people that stealeth shall be cut off as on this side 7 And the bay went forth, and sought holdeth him- according to it; and every one that swear to go that they might walk to and fro Ch. 1. 10. less, as it eth shall be cut off as on that side ac- through the earth : and he said, Get you cording to it.

hence, walk to and fro through the earth. 4 I will bring it forth, saith the Lord So they walked to and fro through the

of hosts, and it shall enter into the house earth. ches. 19. 12. of the thief, and into the house of him 8 Then cried he upon me, and spake

that sweareth falsely by my name: and it unto me, saying, Behold, these that go

shall remain in the midst of his house, toward the north country have quieted
1. See Lev. and a shall consume it with the timber my 'spirit in the north country.
thereof and the stones thereof.

9 And the word of the LORD came
5 4 Then the angel that talked with unto me, saying,
me went forth, and said unto me, Lift 10 Take of them of the captivity, even
up now thine eyes, and see what is this of Heldai, of Tobijah, and of Jedaiah,
that goeth forth.

which are come from Babylon, and come
6 And I said, What is it? And he thou the same day, and go into the house
said, This is an ephah that goeth forth. of Josiah the son of Zephaniah;
He said moreover, This is their resem 11 Then take silver and gold, and Exod. 28
blance through all the earth.

make * crowns, and set them upon the lev, 8. 9. 7 And, behold, there was lifted up a head of Joshua the son of Josedech, the iSee Luke 1. Il talent of lead: and this is a woman that high priest; sitteth in the midst of the ephah.

12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus 8 And he said, This is wickedness. speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Be- . my branch And he cast it into the midst of the hold Ithe man whose name is The der him. ephah; and he cast the weight of lead"BRANCH; and he shall || grow up Matt. 16.°ia. upon the mouth thereof.

out of his place, and he shall build the Ephes, 9. 20 9 Then lifted I up mine eyes, and temple of the LORD:

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Zechariah reproveth the captives' fasts. ZECHARIAH.

The restoration of Jerusales 13 Even he shall build the temple of adamant stone, 'lest they should hear

the LORD; and he shall bear the glory, the law, and the words which the LORD olmi. 7.4 and shall sit and rule upon his throne; of hosts hath sent in his spirit + by the PP. 119 4 and Phe shall be a priest upon his throne: former prophets : 'therefore came a great

and the counsel of peace shall be between wrath from the Lord of hosts.
them both.

13 Therefore it is come to pass, that Room 14 And the crowns shall be to Helem, as he cried, and they would not hear; so 9 IL

and to Tobijah, and to Jedaiah, and to they cried, and I would not hear, saith Spa Exod. 12. Hen the son of Zephaniah, "for a me the LORD of hosts : morial in the temple of the Lord.

14 But'I scattered them with a whirl. Mic. 3+ 15 And 'they that are far off shall wind among all the nations 'whom they Ephes. 2. 13, come and build in the temple of the knew not. Thus the land was desolate Date is . ch. 2.9. & LORD, and 'ye shall know that the LORD after them, that no man passed through

of hosts hath sent me unto you. And nor returned: for they laid "the + plea- 1.6
this shall come to pass, if ye will dili- sant land desolate.
gently obey the voice of the LORD your


I The restoration of Jerusalem. 9 They are

encouraged to the building by God's favour
1 The captives enquire of fasting. 4 Zecha to them. 16 Good works are required of

riah reproveth their fasting: 8 Sin the them. 18 Joy and enlargement are pro
cause of their captivity.

ND it came to pass in the fourth

hosts came to me, saying, of the LORD came unto Zechariah in the 2 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; "I Nai 1.3 fourth day of the ninth month, even in was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, Chisleu ;

and I was jealous for her with great fury. 2 When they had sent unto the house 3 Thus saith-the LORD; “I am return-bele of God Sherezer and Regem-melech, and ed unto Zion, and will dwell in the ed. 1 2 their men, t to pray before the LORD, midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem "shall dia, 2. 9,

3 And to speak into the priests which be called a city of truth; and the moun- Isi. 133 1Sam.13 . 12. were in the house of the LORD of hosts, tain of the LORD of hosts 'the holy i Jez. s. 83

and to the prophets, saying, Should i mountain. 9, 10,"weep in the fifth month, separating 4 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; There s See : Sess myself, as I have done these so many shall yet old men and old women dwell in *s

the streets of Jerusalem, and every man &c. &st, 4 Then came the word of the LORD with his staff in his hand † for very age. of hosts unto me, saying,

5 And the streets of the city shall be attituee 5 Speak unto all the people of the full of boys and girls playing in the streets < Isai. 58.5. land, and to the priests, saying, When ye thereof.

"fasted and mourned in the fifth dand 6 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; If it : ch. 1. 12. seventh month, even those seventy years, be || marvellous in the eyes of the rem- 10 borta

did ye at all fast 'unto me, even to me? nant of this people in these days, should Gea 34

6 And when ye did eat, and when ye it also be marvellous in mine eyes? saith ye they that,

did drink, || did not ye eat for yourselves, the Lord of hosts. 101. Are and drink for yourselves?

7 Thus saith the Lord of hosts'; Be7 || Should ye not hear the words which hold, 'I will save my people from the east look hand ofc. the LORD hath cried + by the former country, and from the west country; & Jer: 17:26. prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited 8 And I will bring them, and they is 2. Jer . 7. 23. and in prosperity, and the cities thereof shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem : Het

round about her, when men inhabited and they shall be my people, and I feel Matt . 23. 23. 6 the south and the plain?

will be their God, 'in truth and in rightHeb. Judge

8 And the word of the LORD came unto Zechariah, saying,

9 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; “Let Me 9 Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, your hands be strong, ye that hear in iz Jer. saying, 5+ Execute true judgment, and these days these words by the mouth of ileri

shew mercy and compassions every man " the prophets, which were in othe day at 24 to his brother:

that the foundation of the house of the a Einsi, 10 And 'oppress not the widow, nor LORD of hosts was laid, that the temple

the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; might be built. + Heb.chey "and let none of you imagine evil against gace a back- his brother in your heart.

10 For before these days || there was bor, the dire

no Phire for man, nor any hire for beast; 11 But they refused to hearken, and neither was there any peace to him that p Hag. 1.6 14 pulled away the shoulder, and + "stop- went out or came in because of the af- $108.18 ped their ears, that they should not hear. Aliction: for I set all men every one iss 12 Yea, they made their hearts as an I against his neighbour.


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God defendeth his church. 11 But now I will not be unto the re mascus shall be the rest thereof; when sidue of this people as in the former days, the eyes of man, as of all the tribes of cit. 587. saith the LORD of hosts.

Israel, shall be toward the LORD. 12'For the seed shall be + prosperous; 2 And Hamath also shall border 2017; Ps. me Hug. z. the vine shall give her fruit, and the thereby; " Tyrus, and "Zidon, though it a Jer. 19.23.

ground shall give her increase, and the be very wise.

heavens shall give their dew; and I will 3 And Tyrus did build herself a strong Amos 1.9. · See Hag... cause the remnant of this people to hold, and "heaped up silver as the dust, 1 Kingo iz. possess all these things.

and fine gold as the mire of the streets. 13 And it shall come to pass, that as 4 Behold, 'the LORD will cast her out, u Jer. 42. 18. ye were "a curse among the heathen, O and he will smite *her power in the sea; 5, &c.

house of Judah, and house of Israel; so and she shall be devoured with fire. Gen: 12.2. will I save you, and "ye shall be a bless 5 · Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; 5. 12. Ivai

. 19. ing: fear not, but 'let your hands be Gaza also shall see it, and be very sor- 1 Buick Zeph. 3. 20. strong.

rowful, and Ekron; for her expectation 17; 14 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; shall be ashamed; and the king shall pe- 5. Zephie... 2 Jer. 31. 28. ' As I thought to punish you, when your rish from Gaza, and Ashkelon shall not

fathers provoked me to wrath, saith the be inhabited. 2. Chron. Lord of hosts, and I repented not: 6 And a bastard shall dwell "in Ash- mAmor 1. 8.

15 So again have I thought in these dod, and I will cut off the pride of the
days to do well unto Jerusalem and to Philistines.
the house of Judah: fear ye not.

7 And I will take away his + blood bloods. 16 These are the things that ye shall | out of his mouth, and his abominations

do; Speak ye every man the truth to from between his teeth: but he that reEphes. 4. 25. his neighbour; texecute the judgment maineth, even he, shall be for our God, judge truth, of truth and peace in your gates: and he shall be as a governor in Judah,

17 And let none of you imagine evil and Ekron as a Jebusite.

in your hearts against his neighbour; and 8 And "I will encamp about mine cha: PT.2.29 a love no false oath: for all these are house because of the army, because of deb. 5-3,4 things that I hate, saith the LORD. him that passeth by, and because of him

18 ( And the word of the LORD of that returneth: and ono oppressor shall Ezek: 3:24: hosts came unto me, saying,

pass through them any more: for now • Jer. 52.6, 19 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; "The Phave I seen with mine eyes.

p Exod. 3.7. i Jer. 52. 12, fast of the fourth month, 'and the fast of 99 Rejoice greatly, o daughter of 101.62 13. ch.7-30 the fifth, "and the fast of the seventh, Zion; shout, o daughter of Jerusalem: Mohit 2.5: 2 Kings 25 and the fast of the tenth, shall be to behold, 'thy King cometh unto thee: he Jer. 23.5

the house of Judah 'joy and gladness, is just, and || having salvation; lowly, and Sohn 1:42

and chearful || feasts; * therefore love the riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the Luke 19 - 38 Imai. 35. 10.“ truth and peace.

foal of an ass. 20 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; It 10 And I'will cut off the chariot from Hos 7 shall yet come to pass, that there shall Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, 5.10. Hag. 2. come people, and the inhabitants of and the battle bow shall be cut off: and

he shall speak peace unto the heathen: i-Eph. 2. 14. 21 And the inhabitants of one city and his dominion shall be "from sea even u Pr. 72. 8. Mielies, shall go to another, saying, "Let us go to sea, and from the river even to the ends of conti- || + speedily F to pray before the Lord, and of the earth.

to seek the LORD of hosts: I will go also. 11 As for thee also, Il by the blood of 600whose

22 Yea, TM many people and strong na- thy covenant I have sent forth thy 'pri- en . tions shall come to seek the LORD of soners out of the pit wherein is no water. Hebr. 10.29. hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before 12 Turn you to the strong hold, 'ye x Isai. 42.7, the LORD.

prisoners of hope: even to day do 1 de 51.14.« 23 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; In clare that 'I will render double unto y lsai. 49. 9. those days it shall come to pass, that ten thee; men shall "take hold out of all languages 13 When I have bent Judah for me, of the nations, even shall take hold of filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O

will go with you: for we have heard Greece, and made thee as the sword of a . Cor. 14. ° that God is with you.

mighty man. CHAP. IX.

14 And the LORD shall be seen over
1 God defendeth his church. 9 Zion is ex- them, and "his arrow shall go forth as Ps. 18. 14

horted to rejoice for the coming of Christ, the lightning: and the Lord God shall 144. 6.
and his peaceable kingdom. 13 God's pro- blow the trumpet, and shall go with b Isai. 21. 1.
mises of victory and defence.

whirlwinds of the south.
burden of the word of the LORD 15 The LORD of hosts shall defend 10r, subiine

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Judah's restoration prophesied.

ZECHARIAH. The elect accepted, the rest rejecta. due with sling stones; and they shall of Assyria; and I will bring them into

drink, and make a noise as through wine; the land of Gilead and Lebanon; and 9. Or, shall and they || shall be filled like bowls, and place shall not be found for them. as the corners of the altar.

11 ’And he shall pass through the sea ilan 16 And the LORD their God shall save with affliction, and shall smite the waves

them in that day as the flock of his peo- in the sea, and all the deeps of the river .: 262. 3. ple: ford they shall be as the stones of a shall dry up: and the pride of Assyria + imi. 45 e Isai. 11.12. crown, " lifted up as an ensign upon his shall be brought down, and the sceptre Esci je land.

of Egypt shall depart away. 17 For 'how great is his goodness, and 12 And I will strengthen them in the hos 3.18. how great is his beauty! Scorn shall | LORD; and they shall walk up and down e Vic. 5

make the young men || chearful, and new in his name, saith the LORD.
wine the maids.


I The destruction of Jerusalen. 3 The elect
I God is to be sought unto, and not idols. 5 being cared for, the rest are rejected. 10

As he visited his fock for sin, so he will The staves of Beauty and Bands broken by
save and restore them.

the rejection of Christ. 15 The type and

curse of a foolish shepherd. A in

time of the latter rain; so the LORD Jabe 29. 23. shall make || bright clouds, and give them

PEN “thy doors, O Lebanon, that an n OPEN

the fire may devour thy cedars. Or, light showers of rain, to every one grass in 2 Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; the field.

because the || mighty is spoiled: howl, O 10. Szé 2 For the + + idols have spoken vanity, ye oaks of Bashan; "for || the forest of blaisis

and the diviners have seen a lie, and have the vintage is come down. Seraphims; told false dreams; they comfort in vain: 3 There is a voice of the howling of & Job 13. 4. therefore they went their way as a flock, the shepherds; for their glory is spoiled:

they || were troubled, 'because there was a voice of the roaring of young lions; for rEzek. 34.5. no shepherd.

the pride of Jordan is spoiled. 3 {Mine anger was kindled against 4 1 Thus saith the LORD my God; Prek. 34. the shepherds, and I t punished the 'Feed the flock of the slaughter;

goats: for the Lord of hosts "hath vi. 5. Whose possessors slay them, and visited upon. sited his flock the house of Judah, and hold themselves not guilty: and they

hath made them as his goodly horse in that sell them say, Blessed be the LORD, Des i Cant. 1.9. the battle.

for I am rich: and their own shepherds Hus 4 Out of him came forth the cor- pity them not. 14. 38. Isai. ner, out of him the nail, out of him the 6 For I will no more pity the inhabit1 Isai. 22. 23. battle bow, out of him every oppressor ants of the land, saith the LORD: but, lo, together.

I will + deliver the men every one into the 5 And they shall be as mighty men, his neighbour's hand, and into the hand m Ps. 18. 52. which "tread down their enemies in the of his king: and they shall smite the land,

mire of the streets in the battle: and they and out of their hand I will not deliver

shall fight, because the LORD is with them, them. 1 07 theme and || the riders on horses shall be con 7 And I will ‘feed the flock of slaugh- f ver. founded.

ter,, || even you, O poor of the flock. I. 6 And I will strengthen the house of And I took unto me two staves; the one e lopës

Judah, and I will save the house of Jo- I called Beauty, and the other I called Ezek: 37.27. seph, and "I will bring them again to || Bands; and I fed the flock. o Hos. 1.7. place them; for I have mercy upon 8 Three shepherds also I cut off in Heuss

them: and they shall be as though I had one month; and my soul tlothed them,

not cast them off: for I am the LORD their and their soul also abhorred me. p ch. 13. 9. God, and Pwill hear them.

9 Then said I, I will not feed you: 7. And they of Ephraim shall be like a 'that that dieth, let it die; and that that Jeri 9.15

. mighty man, and their "heart shall re- is to be cut off, let it be cut off; and let
joice as through wine: yea, their children the rest eat every one the flesh t of time
shall see it, and be glad; their heart shall another.
rejoice in the LORD.

10 And I took my staff, even Beauty, 8 I will 'hiss for them, and gather and cut it asunder, that I might break Blea: 40:19. them; for I have redeemed them: 'and my covenant which I had made with all

they shall increase as they have increased the people.

9 And I will sow them among the ii And it was broken in that day: ****** 1. Deut. 30. people: and they shall "remember me in and || so k the poor of the flock that waited

far countries; and they shall live with upon me knew that it was the word of the me their children, and turn again.

Lord. 10 'I will bring them again also out of 12 And I said unto them, + If ye think B*** the land of Egypt, and gather them out I good, give me my price; and if not, for- yes **

h Luke I.

mb. 24.

17. I Sam.

the riders on horses ashamed.

n 3. 18.

for the

Isai. 5. 26.

. 36. 37

t Hos. 2. 23.

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* Isai. 11. 11, 16. Hos. 1. 11.

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