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fearful fall of Egypt. CHAP. XXXIII. Ezekiel admonished of his duty. Tremble at every moment, every man for their terror was caused in the land of the bis own life, in the day of thy fall. living, yet have they borne their shame

11 1 For thus saith the Lord God; 'The with them that go down to the pit: he is sword of the king of Babylon shall come put in the midst of them that be slain.

26 There is Meshech, Tubal, and all 12 By the swords of the mighty will I her multitude : her graves are round, about cause thy multitude to fall, the terrible of him: all of them uncircumcised, slain by the nations, all of them : and they shall the sword, though they caused their terror spoil the pomp of Egypt, and all the mul- in the land of the living. titude thereof shall be destroyed.

27 And they shall not lie with the 13 I will destroy also all the beasts there- mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, of from beside the great waters; neither which are gone down to hell with their shall the foot of man trouble them any weapons of war: and they have laid their more, nor the hoofs of beasts trouble them. swords under their heads, but their iniqui

14' Then will I make their waters deep, ties shall be upon their bones, though they and cause their rivers to run like oil, saith were the terror of the mighty in the land the Lord Gon.

of the living: 15 When I shall make the land of 28 Yea, thou shalt be broken in the Egypt desolate, and the country shall be midst of the uncircumcised, and shalt lie destitute of that whereof it was full, when with them that are slain with the sword. I shall smite all them that dwell therein, 29 There is Edom, ber kings, and all then shall they know that I am the LORD. herprinces, which with their might are laid

16 This is the lamentation wherewith by them that were slain by the sword: they they shall lament her: the daughters of shall lie with the imcircumcised, and with the nations shall lament her: they shall them that go down to the pit. lament for her, even for Egypt, and for all 30 There be the princes of the north, all ber multitude, saith the Lord God. of them, and all the Zidonians, which are

17 T It came to pass also in the twelfth gone down with the slain ; with their teryear, in the fifteenth day of the month, that ror they are ashamed of their might; and the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, they lie uncircumcised with them that be

18 Son of man, wail for the multitude of slain by the sword, and bear their shame Egypt, and cast them down, even her, and with them that go down to the pit. the daughters of the famous nations, unto 31 Pharaoh shall see them, and shall the nether parts of the earth, with them be comforted over all his multitude, even that go down into the pit,

Pharaoh and all his army slain by the 19 Whom dost thou pass in beauty? go sword, saith the Lord God. down, and be thou laid with the uncir 32 For I have caused my terror in the cumcised.

land of the living : and he shall be laid in 20 They shall fall in the midst of them the midst of the uncircumcised with them that are slain by the sword: she is delivered that are slain with the sword, even Pharaoh to the sword : draw her and all her mul- and all his multitude, saith the Lord God. titudes.

CHAP. XXXIII. 21 The strong among the mighty sball speak to him out of the midst of her with A GAIN the word of the Lord came

, them that help him: they are gone down, 2 Son of man, speak to the children of they lie uncircumcised, slain by the sword. thy people, and say unto them, When I

22 Asshur is there and all her company: bring the sword upon a land, if the people his graves are about him: all of them of the land take a man of their coasts, and slain, fallen by the sword:

set him for their watchman : 23 Whose graves are set in the sides of 3 If wben be seeth the sword come upon the pit, and her company is round about the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn her grave: all of them slain, fallen by the the people ; sword, which caused terror in the land of 4 Then whosoever heareth the sound of the living.

the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if 24 There is Elam and all her multitude the sword come and take him away, his round about her grave, all of them slain, blood shall be upon his own head. fallen by the sword, which are gone down 5 He heard the sound of the trumpet, uncircumcised into the nether parts of the and took not warning ; his blood shall be earth, which caused their terror in the land upon him. But he that taketh warning of the living ; yet have they borne their shall deliver his soul. shame with them that go down to the pit. 6 But if the watchman see the sword

25 They have set bera bed in the midst come, and blow not the trunpet, and the of the slain with all her multitude : her people be not warned: if the Sword come, graves are round about him : all of them and take any person from among them, be uncircumcised, slain by the sword: though is taken array in his iniquity; but bis blood

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justice of his ways. will I require at the watchinan's hand. in the fifth day of the month, that one that

79 So thou, O son of man, I have set had escaped out of Jerusalem came unto thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; me saying, The city is smitten. therefore thou shalt hear the word at my

22 Now the hand of the LORD was upon mouth, and warn them from me.

me in the evening, afore he that was es8 When I say unto the wicked, O wicked caped came ; and had opened my mouth, man, thou shalt surely die ; if thou dost not until he came to me in the morning; and my speak to warn the wicked from his way, mouth was opened, and I was nomore dumb. that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; 23 Then the word of the LORD came but his blood will I require at thine hand. unto me, saying,

9 Nevertheless, if thou warn the wicked 24 Son of man, they that inhabit those of his way to turn from it; if he do not turn wastes of the land of Israel speak, saying, from his way, he shall die in his iniquity; Abraham was one, and he inherited the but thou hast delivered thy soul. land: but we are many; the land is given

10 T Therefore, Othou son of man, us for inheritance. speak unto the house of Israel; Thus ye 25 Wherefore say unto them, Thus saith speak, saying, If our transgressions and the Lord God; Ye eat with the blood, and our sins be upon us, and we pine away in lift up your eyes toward your idols, and them, bow should we then live?

shed blood: and shall ye possess the land? 11 Say unto them, As I live, saith the 26. Ye stand upon your sword, ye work Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death abomination, and ye defile every one his of the wicked; but that the wicked turn neighbour's wife: and shall ye possess the from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye

land? from your evil ways; for why will ye die, 27 Say thou thus unto them, Thus saith O house of Israel?

the Lord God; As I live, surely they that 12 Therefore, thou son of man, say unto are in the wastes shall fall by the sword, the children of thy people, The righteous- and him that is in the open field will I give ness of the righteous shall not deliver him to the beasts to be devoured, and they that in the day of his transgression : as for the be in the forts and in the caves shall die of wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall the pestilence. thereby in the day that he turneth from his 28 For I will lay the land most desolate, wickedness; neither shall the righteous be and the pomp of her strength shall cease; able to live for his righteousness in the day and the mountains of Israel shall be deso that he sinneth.

late, that none shall pass through. 13 When I shall say to the righteous, 29 Then shall they know that I am the that he shall surely live; if he trust to his LORD, when I have laid the land most own righteousness, and commit iniquity, desolate because of all their abominations all his righteousnesses shall not be remem- which they have committed. bered; but for his iniquity that he hath 30 9 Also, thou son of man, the children committed, he shall die for it.

of thy people still are talking against thee 14 Again, when I say unto the wicked, by the walls and in the doors of the houses, Thou shalt surely die ; if he turn from his and speak one to another, every one to his sin, and do that which is lawful and right; brother, saying, Come, I pray you, and

15 If the wicked restore the pledge, give hear what is the word 'that cometh forth again that he had robbed, walk in the sta- from the LORD. tutes of life, without committing iniquity; 31 And they come unto thee as the peohe shall surely live, he shall not die. ple cometh, and they sit before thee as my

16 None of his sins that he hath com- people, and they hear thy words, but they mitted shall be mentioned unto him: he will not do them: for with their mouth hath done that which is lawful and right; they shew much love, but their heart goeth be shall surely live.

after their covetousness. 17 1 Yet the children of thy people say, 32 And lo, thou art unto them as a very The way of the Lord is not equal: but as lovely song of one that hath a pleasant for them, their way is not equal. voice, and can play well on an instrument:

18 When the righteous turneth from his for they hear thy words, but they do them righteousness, and committeth iniquity, heaot. shall even die thereby:

33 And when this cometh to pass, (lo, 19 But if the wicked turn from his wick-lit will come,) then shall they know that a edness, and do that which is lawful and prophet hath been among them. right, he shall live thereby.

CHAP. XXXIV. 20 Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is ND the word of the LORD came unto not equal. O ye house of Israel, I will


me, saying, judge you every one after his ways. 2 Son of man, prophesy against the

21 | And it came to pass in the twelfth shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say unto year of our captivity, in the tenth month, them, Thus saith the Lord God unto the


Asaph's complaint for the church. PSALMS. The negligence of Judges reproved.

13 So we thy people and sheep of thy 2. Take a psalm, and bring hither the pasture will give thee thanks for ever : we timbre), the pleasant harp with the psaltery. will shew forth thy praise to allgenerations. 3 Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, PSALM LXXX.

in the time appointed, on our solcmn feastT To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim- day. eduth, A Psalm of Asaph.

4 For this was a statute for Israel, and G LIVE ear,'o Shepherd of Israel, thou a law of the God of Jacob.

that leadest Joseph like a flock; 5 This he ordained in Joseph for a testhou that dwellest between the cherubims, timony, when he went out through the shine forth.

land of Egypt: where I heard a language 2 Before Ephraim and Benjamin and that I understood not. Manasseh stir up thy strength, and come 6 I removed his shoulder from the bur and save us,

den: his hands were delivered from the pots. 3 Turn us again, O God, and cause thy 7 Thou calledst in trouble, and I deli. face to shine ; and we shall be saved. vered thee ; I answered thee in the secret

4 O LORD God of hosts, how long wilt place of thunder: 1 proved thee at the thou be angry against the prayer of thy waters of Meribah. Selah.

8 Hlear, O my people, and I will testify 5 Thou feedest them with the bread of unto thee: 0 Israel, if thou wilt hearken tears; and givest them tears to drink in unto me; great measure.

9 There shall no strange god be in thee; 6 Thou makest us a strife untoour neigh- neither shalt thou worship any strange god. bours: and our enemies laugh among 10 I am the Lord thy God which themselves.

brought thee out of the land of Egypt: 7 Turnus again, O Godofhosts, and cause open thy mouth wide, and I will fill

it. thy face to shine ; and we shall be saved. 11 But my people would not hearken to

8 Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt: my voice; and Israel would none of me. thou hast cast out the heatben and plant 12 So I gave them up unto their own ed it.

hearts' lust: and they walked in ineir own 9 Thou preparedst room before it, and counsels. didst cause it to take deep root, and it 13 Oh that my people had hearkened unto filled the land.

me, and Israel had walked in my ways ! 10 The hills were covered with the 14 I should soon have subdued their shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were enemies, and turned my hand against their like the goodly cedars.

adversaries. 11 She sent out her boughs unto the sea, 15 The haters of the Lord should have and her branches onto the river.

submitted themselves unto him: but their 12 Why hast tiou then broken down time should bave endured for ever. her hedges, so that all they whichi pass by 16 He should have fed them also with the way do pluck her?

the finest of the wheat: and with honey 13 The boar out of the wood doth waste out of the rock should I have satisfied thce. it, and the wild beast of the field doth de

PSALM LXXXII. vour it.

TA Psalm of Asapl.. 14 Return, we beseech thee, O God of ODstandeth in the congr gation hold, and visit this vine ;

2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and 15 And the vineyard which thy right accept the persons of the wicked ? Selah. hand hath planted, and the branch that 3 Defend the poor and fatherless : do thou madest strong for thyself.

justice to the afflicted and needy. 16 It is burnt with fire, it is cut down: 4 Deliver the poor and needy: rid thein they perish at the rebuke of thy counte- out of the hand of the wicked. nance.

5 They know not, neither will they un 17. Let thy hand be upon the man of derstand: they walk on in darkness: all thy right hand, upon the son of man whom the foundations ofthe earth are out of course thou inadest strong for thyself.

6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all ot 18 So will ure not go back from thee: you are children of the Most High. quicken us, and we will call upon thy name. 7 But ye sirall die like men, and fall

19 Turn us again, O LORD God of hosts, like one of the princes. cause thy face to shine; and we shall be 8 Arise, O God, judge the earth: for saved.

thou siialt inberit all nations.

I To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A A Song or Psalm of Asaph.
Psalın of Asaph.

not thou silence, O God: bold alouduotoGodour strength:

not thy peacebe stillo a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob. 8 For lo, thine enemies make a tum


Prager ogainst church-oppressors. PSALMS. David prays for mercy. and they that hate thee have listed up the 9 Behold, O God our shield, and look head.

upon the face of thine anointed.' 3 They have taken crafty counsel against 10 For a day in thy courts is better than thy people, and consulted against thy hid- a thousand. I had rather be a deor-keeper den ones.

in the house of my God, than to dwell in 4 They have said, Come, and let us cut the tents of wickedness. them off from being a nation; that the name 11 For the Lord God is a suirand shield: of Israel may be no more in remembrance. the LORD will give grace and glory; no

5 For tliey have consulted together with good thing will he withhold from them that one consent: they are confederate against walk uprightly. thee :

12 O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man 6 The tabernacles of Edom, and the that trusteth in thee. Ishmaelites; of Moab, and the Hagarenes;

PSALM LXXXV.. 7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek ; the 1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre ;

sons of Korah.

ORD, thou have holpen the children of Lot. Selah.

9 Do unto them as unto the Midianites; captivity of Jacob. as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook of Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy Kison :

people, thou hast covered all their sin. 10 Which perished at En-dor: they be-Selah. came as dung for the earth.

3 Thou hast taken away all thy wrath: 11 Make their nobles like Oreb, and thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah, of thine anger. and as Zalmunna:

4 Turn us, O God of our salvation, and 19 Who said, Let us take to ourselves cause thine anger toward us to cease. the houses of God in possession.

5 Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? 13 O my God, make them like a wheel; wilt thou draw out thine anger to all geas the stubble before the wind.

nerations? 14 As the fire burneth a wood, and as 6 Wilt thou not revive us again: that the flame setteth the mountains on fire ; thy people may rejoice in thee?

15 So persecute them with thy tempest, 7 Shew us thy mercy, O LORD, and and make them afraid with thy storm. grant us thy salvation.

16 Fill their faces with shame; that they 8. I will hear what God the LORD will may seek thy name, O LORD.

speak: for he will speak peace unto his 17 Let them be confounded and troubled people, and to his saints: but let them not for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, turn again to folly. and perish:

9 Surely his salvation is nigh them that 18 That men may know that thou, fear him; that glory may dwell in our land. whose name alone is JEHOVAH, art the 10 Mercy and truth are met together; Most High over all the earth.

righteousness and peace have kissed each PSALM LXXXIV.

other. T To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A 11 Truth shall spring out of the earth;

Psalın for the sons of Korah. and righteousness shall look down froni HOW

COW amiable are thy tabernacles, Olheaven.
LORD of hosts!

12 Yea, the Lord shall give that which 2 My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth is good; and our land shall yield her infor the courts of the LORD: my heart and crease. my flesh crieth out for the living God. 13 Righteousness shall go before him;

3 Yea, the sparrow hath found a house, and shall set us in the way of his steps. and the swallow a nest for herself, where

PSALM LXXXVI. she may lay her young, even thine altars,

TA Prayer of David. O Lord of hosts, my King, and my

God. 4 Blessedarethey that dwell in thy house:


OW down thine ear, O LORD, hear

me: for I am poor and needy. they will be still praising thee. Selah. 2 Preserve my soul; for I am holy: 0

5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth thee; in whose heart are the ways of them, in thee.

6 Whe passing through the valley of 3 Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth cry unto thee daily. the pools.

4 Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for 7 They go from strength to strength, unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul. every one of them in Zion appeareth before 5 For thou, Lord, art good, and ready God.

to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all E O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer: them that call upon thee. give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah.

6 Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer;

The goodness and power of God. PSALMS. A complaint in affliction. and attend to the voice of my supplications. 4 I am counted with them that go

down 7 In the day of my trouble I will call into the pit: I am as a man that hath no upon thee : for thou wilt answer me. strength:

8 Among the gods there is none like 5 Frce among the dead, like the slain unto thee, O LORD; neither are there any that lie in the grave, whom thou rememworks like unto thy works.

berest no more: and they are cut off from 9 All nations whom thou hast made shall thy hand. come and worship before thee, O LORD; 6 Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, and shall glorify thy name.

in darkness, in the deeps. 10 For thou art great, and doest won 7 Thy wrath lieth hard upon me, and drous things : thou art God alone. thou hast afflicted me with all thy waves.

11 Teach me thy way, 0 LORD; I will Selah. walk in thy truth : 'unite my heart to fear|| 8 Thou hast put away mine acquaintthy name.

ance far from me ; thou hast made me an 12 I will praise thee, O LORD my God, abomination unto them: I am shut up, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy and I cannot come forth. name for evermore.

9 Mine eye mourneth by reason of af13 For great is thy mercy toward me: fliction : LORD, I have called daily upon and thou hast delivered my soul from the thee, I have stretched out my hands unlowest hell.

to thee. 14 O God, the proud are risen against 10 Wilt thou shew wonders to the dead? me, and the assemblies of violent men have shall the dead arise and praise thee? Selah. sought after my soul; and have not set thee 11 Shall thy loving-kindness be- debefore them.

clared in the grave? or thy faithfulness in 15 But thou, O Lord, art a God full of destruction ? colupassion, and gracious, long-suffering, 12 Shall thy wonders be known in the and plenteous in mercy and truth. dark? and thy righteousness in the land of

16 O turn unto me, and have mercy upon forgetfulness? me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and i3 But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; save the son of thine handmaid.

and in the morning shall my prayer pre17 Shew me a token for good; that they vent thce. which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: 14 LORD, why castest thou off my soul? because thou, Lord, hast holpen me, and why hidest thou thy face from me? comforted me.

15 I am afflicted and ready to die from PSALM LXXXVII.

my youth up: while I suffer thy terrors I TA Psalm or Song for the sons of Korab. am distracted. HI IS foundation is in the holy mountains. 16 Thy fierce wrath goeth over me;

2 The Lord loveth the gates of thy terrors have cut me off. Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. 17 They came round about me daily

3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O like water; they compassed me about tocity of God. Selah.

gether. 4 I will make mention of Rahab and 18 Lover and friend hast thou put far Babylon to them that know me: behold from me, and mine acquaintance into Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this darkness. man was born there.

PSALM LXXXIX. 5 And of Zion it shall be said, This and T Maschil of Ethan the Ezrahite. himself shall establish her.

ever: with my mouth will I 6 The LORD shall count, when he known thy faithfulness to all generations. writeth up the people, that this man was 2 For I have said, Mercy shall be built born there. Selah.

up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou es7 As well the singers as the players on tablish in the instruments shall be there: all my springs , 3 I have made a covenant with my are in thee.

chosen, I have sworn unto David my serPSALM LXXXVIII.

vant, T A Song or Psalın for the sons of Korah, 4 'Thy seed will I establish for ever,

to the chief Musician upon Mahalath' and build up thy throne to all generations. Leannoth, Maschil of Heman the Ezra- Selah. hite.

5 And the heavens shall praise thy cried day thee:

of the 2 Let my prayer come before thee: in 6 For who in the heaven can be comcline thine ear unto my cry;

pared unto the Lord? who among the sons 3 For my soul is full of troubles: and of the mighty can be likened unto the my life draweth nigh unto the grave. ¡LORD?

very heavens.

O Lord Doday and night before bele have wonders of LORD thy faithfulness also

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