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hudgments threatened to JEREMIAH, XVIII, XIX, Judah for her revolt. the land of Benjamin, and from the B. C. 601. 13 Therefore thus saith the LORD:9 plain,c and from the mountains,
Ask ye now among the heathen, ana from the south, bringing burnt- c Zec.7-7, who hath heard such things : the offerings, and sacrifices, and meat. d Ps. 107.22. virgin of Israel hath done a very offerings, and incense, and bringing
horrible h thing.
He.!3.15. sacrifices d of praise, unto the house
14 Will i a man leave 4 the snow
e Ezy. 22.8. of the LORD.
of Lebanon which cometh fron; tho 27 But if ye will not hearken unto f La.4.11.
rock of the field ? or shall the cold me to hallow the sabbath-day, e
Am.2.4,5. flowing waters that come froin and not to bear a burden, even 8 2Ki.25.9. another place be forsaken? entering in at the gates of Jerusa- (CHAP. 18.) 15 Because my people hath forlem on the sabbath-day; then will i frames, or, gotten me, k they have burned inJkindle a firef in the gates thereof,
cense to vanity, 1 and they have and it shall devour the palaces 9 2 or, was caused them to stumble in their of Jerusalem, and it shall not be marred, as ways from the ancient m paths, to quenched.
walk in paths, in a way not cast up; CHAPTER XVIII.
3 returned 16 To make n their land desolate, Under the type of a potter is showed and made. and a perpetual hissing ;0 every God's absolute power.
als.45.9. one that passeth therehy shall be VHE
Ro.9.20,21. astonished, p and wag his head. miah from the LORD, saying,
17 I will scatter them as with an 2 Arise, and go down to the pot
c Eze. 18.21.
east wind before the enemy; I will ter's house, and there I will cause
show them the back, r and not the thee to hear my words.
face, in the day of their o calamity, 3 Then I went down to the
18 Then said they, Come, and
Jon.3. 10. potter's house, and, behold, he
let us deviset devices against Jerewrought a work on the I wheels. • ch.7.3.
miah; for the law shall not perish
25.5. 4 And the vessel that he made
from the priest, nor counsel from 2 of clay was marred in the hand of
the wise, nor the word from the the potter : so he 3 made it again 2Ki. 17.13. prophet. Come, and let us smite another vessel, as seemed good to
him 5 with the tongue, and let us the potter to make it.
not give heed to any of his words. 5 Then the word of the LORD
19 Give u heed to me, O LORD, and came to me, saying,
hearken to the voice of them that 6 O house of Israel, cannot a I do 1Co.5.1. contend with me. with you as this potter? saith the n ch.5.30. 20 Shall v evil be recompensed for LORD. Behold, as b the clay is in i Jno.6.68. good ? for they have digged w a pit the potter's hand, so are ye in mine 4 or, my fields for my soul. Remember that I hand, 0 house of Israel.
for a rock,
stood before thee to speak good for 7 Al what instant I shall speak
or, for the
them, and to turn away thy wrath concerning a nation, and concern snow of Le from thein. ing a kingdom, to pluck up, and to banon? 21 Therefore deliver up their childpull down, and to destroy it;
shall the ren to the famine, and pour 8 out 8 If c that nation, against whom I running their blood by the force of the have pronounced, turn from their togters be sword; and let their wives be evil, I will repent d of the evil that
bereaved of their children, and be I thought to do unto them.
widows; and let their men be put 9 And at what instant I shall speak
to death; let their young men be concerning a nation, and concern
slain by the sword in battle. ing a kingdom, to build and to
22 Let a cry be heard from their plant it ;
houses, when thou shalt bring a 10 If it do evil in my sight, that it
1 Is.41.29. troop suddenly upon them: for obey not my voice, then I will re- mch.6.16. they have digged a pit to take me, pent of the good wherewith I said n Mi.6.16. and hid snares for my feet. I would benefi 'hem.
0 1 Kin.9.8. 23 Yet, LORD, thou knowest all 11 Now therefore go to speak to La.2.15. their counsel against me 7 to slay z the men of Judah, and to the in-'p De.28.59. me: forgive not their iniquity, habitants of Jerusalem, saying, 9 Ps.48.7. neither blot out their sin from thy Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I ch.2.27. sight, but let them be overthrown frame evil against you, and devise : Pr. 1.25,26. before thee; deal thus with them a device against you: return e ye
I ch.11.19. in the time of thine anger. now every one from his evil way,
5 or, for.
CHAPTER Xix. and make your ways and your
The desolation of the Jews for their doings good.
v Ps. 109.4,&c.
sins foretold. 12 And they said, Theref is no
VHUS saith the LORD, Go and hope : but we will walk after our 6 them out. get a potter's earthen bottle, own devices, and we will every, for death.
and take of the ancients of the peo one do the imagination of his evil z Ps.37.32,33. ple, and of the ancients of the beart.
Desolation of the
Jews foretold. 2 And go forth unto the valley a of B. C. 605. and the houses of the kings of She the son of Hinnom, which is by the
dah, shall be defiled as the place entry of the east gate, and pro- (CHAP. 10.) of Tophet, because of all the houses claim there the words that I shall
upon whose roofs r they have burntell thee,
ed jucense unto all the host of
Jos. 16.8. 3 And say, b Hear ye the word of
heaven, and have poured out drink. the LORD, O kings of Judah, and sun-gate. offerings s unto other gods. innabitants of Jerusalem ; Thus
14 Then came Jeremiah from Tosaith the LORD of hosts, the God of
phet, whither the LORD had sent Israel, Behold, I will bring evil c 2Ki.21.12. him to prophesy; and he stood in upon this place, the which whose d ch.2.13,34. and said to all the people,
the court t of the LORD's house; ever heareth, his ears shall tingle.
De.28.20. 4 Because d they have forsaken
15 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, me, and have estranged this place,
the God of Israel ; Behold, I will and have burnt incense in it unto e De.32.17. bring upon this city, and upon all other gods, whom neither they e
her towns, all the evil that I have nor their fathers have known, nor
pronounced against it, because u the kings of Judah, and have filled
they have hardened their necks, this place with the blood f of inno- & Le. 18.21. that they might not hear v my cents;
words. 5 They have built also the high
CHAPTER XX. places of Baal, to burn their sons
Pashur, smiting Jeremiah, receiveth with fire for burnt-offerings unto i Ps.79.2. a new name, and a fearful doom. Baal, which I commanded not, 9
k ch.18, 16. nor spake it, neither came it into
the priest, who was also chief my mind :
11Ki.9.8. governor in the house of the LORD, 6 Therefore, behold, the days
heard that Jeremiah prophesied
m Le.26.29. come, saith the LORD, that this
De.28.53. place shall no more be called To
2 Then Pashur smote Jeremiah phet, nor, The valley of the son of La.4.10. the prophet, and put him in the Hinzom, but, The valley of slaugh
stocks that were in the high gate of ier.
nch.51.63,64. Benjamin, which was by the house 7 And I will make void the counsel
of the Lord.
o Ps.2.9. of Judah and Jerusalem in this
3 And it came to pass on the morplace; and I will causc them to La.4.2.
row, that Pashur brought forth Jefall by the sword h before their
remiah out of the stocks. Then enemies, and by the hands of them
said Jeremiah unto him, The LORD that seek their lives : and their p ch.7.32.
hath not called thy name Pashur, carcasses i will I give to be meat
but 1 Magor-missabib. for the fowls of the heaven, and for
4 For this saith the LORD, Behold, the beasts of the earth.
I will make thee a terror to thyself 8. And k I will make this city de- 9 2Ki.23. 10,
and to all thy friends: and they solate, and an hissing ; every one
shall fall by the sword of their that passeth thereby shall be as
enemies, and thine eyes shall betonished and I hiss because of all
hold it: and I will give all Judah the plagues thereof.
into the hand of the king of Baby9 And I will cause them to eat m + 2Ch.20.5. lon, and he shall carry them capthe flesh of their sons, and the flesh
tive into Babylon, and shall slay of their daughters, and they shall u ch.17.23.
them with the sword. eat every one the flesh of his friend, u Ps.38.2-5. 5 Moreover b I will deliver all the in the siege and straitness where
strength of this city, and all the lawith their enemies, and they that (CHAP. 20.) bours thereof, and all the precious seek their lives, shall straiten them. a ICh.24.14. things thereof, and all the treasures 10 Thenn shalt thou break the 1 i.e. fear of the kings of Judah will I give bottle in the sight of the men that round into the hand of their enemies, go with thee,
about, which shall spoil them, and take 11 And shalt say unto them, Thus ver. 10. them, and carry them to Babylon. saith the Lord of hosts; Even so o ch.6.25. 6 And thou, Pashur, and all that will I break this people, and this
46.5. dwell in thine house shall go into city, as one breaketh a potter's ves
captivity : and thou shalt come to sel, that cannot be ? made whole B 2Ki.20.17. 'Babylon, and there thou shalt die, again; and they shall bury them in 24.12-16. and shalt be buried there, thou, Tophet, till p there be no place to 25.13,&c. and all thy friends, to whom thou bury.
cch.14.13-15, hast prophesied c lies. 12 Thus will I do unto this place, 29.21. 7 TO LORD, thou hast deceived saith the LORD, and to the inhabit- 2 or, enticed. me, and I was a deceived; thou ai! ants thereof, and even make this
stronger than I, and hast prevailed:
d L2.3.14. city as Tophet:
I am ind derision daily, every one 13 And the houses of Jerusalem,
Dhe prophet's complaint. JEREMIAH, XXI.
A hard regeforetola. 8 For since I spake, I cried out, I B. C. 605. us;) if so be that the LORD will tried violence e and spoil; because
deal with us according to all his the word of the LORD was made a e ch.5.1, wondrous works, that he may go
6.7 reproach unto me, and a derision,
up from us. dady.
7.29. 3 T Then said Jeremiah unto 9 Then I said, I will not make s Job32.18,19. them, Thus shall ye say to Zedemention of him, nor speak any,
1C0.9.16, 17. kiah : more in his name. But his f word g Ac.4.20. 4 Thus saith the LORD God of Iswas in mine heart as a burning fire 18.5. rael ; Behold, I will turn back d the shut up in my bones, and I was n Ps.31.13. weapons of war that are in your weary with forbearing, and g l i Pr. 10.18.
hands, wherewith ye fight against could not stay.
the king of Babylon, and against 10 T For h I heard the defaming
3 Every man the Chaldeans, which besiege you of many, fear on every side. Report, of my peace. without the walls, and
I will assay they, and we will i report it? k Job 19.19.
semble them into the midst of this
Ps.41.9. s All my familia,s k watched for my
63. 13, 14.
city. halting, saying, Peradventure he
5 And le myself will fight against will be enticed, and we shall pre
you with an f outstretched hand, vail against him, and we shall take ich.1.8,19.
and with a strong arm, even in anour revenge on him.
m De.32.35, ger, and in fury, and in great wrath. 11 But I the LORD is with me as a
6 And I will smito the inhabitants mighty terrible one: therefore my n ch.15.20. of this city, both man and beast : persecutors shall stumble, m and o ch.23.40. they shall die of a great pestilence. they shall not n prevail : they shall
p ch. 17.10. 7 And afterward, saith the LORD, be greatly ashamed; for they shall
1 will deliver g Zedekiah king of not prosper: their everlasting con
Judah, and his servants, and the fusion shall never o be forgotten.
r Is.39. 14.
people, and such as are left in this
IPe.2.23. 12 But, O LORD of hosts, that triest
city from the pestilence, from the the p righteous, and seest the reins
sword, and from the famine, into and the heart, let me see thy ven
the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king
35.9, 10. geance on them for r unto thee
of Babylon, and into the hand of have I opened my cause.
their enemies, and into the hand of 13 Sing unto the LORD, praise ye 1 ch.15.10. those that seek their life : and he the LORD : fors he hath delivered Job 3.1,&c. shall sinite them with the edge of the soul of the poor from the hand u Ge.19.25. the sword; he shall not spare of evil-doers.
them, neither have pity, nor have 14 Cursed t be the day wherein
mercy. I was born: let not the day where
8 T And unto this people thou in my mother bare me be blessed. I Ps.90.10.
shalt say, Thus saith the Lord; 15 Cursed be the man who brought (CHAP. 21.) Behold, I set before you the way tidings to my father, saying, A man
of life, and the way of death. child is born unto thee; making
9 He i that abideth in this city
b ch.29.25. him very glad.
shall die by the sword, and by the 16 And let that man be as the
famine, and by the pestilence but cities which the LORD overthrew, u
c ch.37.3,7. he that goeth out, and falleth to
Eze, 14.4,5. and repented not: and let him hear
the Chaldeans that besiege you, he the cry in the morning, and the
shall live, and his life shall be unto shouting at noon-tide,
d ch.52.8. him for a k prey. 17 Because v he slew me not from
e Is. 13.4.
10 For I have set I my face against the womb; or that my mother La.2.5.
this city for evil, and not for good might have been my grave, and her
saith the LORD: it shall be given womb to be always great with me.
into the hand of the king of Baby 18 Wherefore came I forth out of 5 ch.37.17. lon, and he shall m burn it with fire the worn to see w labour and sor
11 And touching the house of
52.9,&c. row, that my days should be con
the king of Judah, say, Hear ye the
2Ki. 25.5, sluned with shame?
word of the LORD; CHAPTER XXI.
12 0 house of David, thus saith i Zedekiah sendeth, to inquire the h De 28.50. the LORD, 1 Execute n judgment in event of Nebuchadrezzar's war. 3
the o morning, and deliver him that A hard sieye foretol
ich.38.2, 17. is spoiled out of the hand of the opWE word which came unto Je-k ch.39.18.
pressor, lest my fury go out like remiah from the LORD, when I ch.44.11.
fire, and burn that none can quench
Am.9.4. king Zedekiah sent unto him Pa
it, because of the evil of your doings
m ch.52.13. shura the son of Melchiah, and Ze
13 Behold I am against thee, o
Judge. phaniah b the son of Maaseiah the
n Zec.7.9, 10.
2 jnhabitant of the valley, and rock priest, saying,
of the plain, saith the LORD; which 2 Inquire, c I pray thee, of the 2 inhabitress. say, Whopshall come down against JORD for us ; (for Nebuchadrezzar'p ch.49.4,5. us? or who shall enter into our ha ting of Babylon maketh war against
chortation to repentance. JEREMIAH, XXI. Judgment of Shallum, fe 14 But I will punish you accord-| B. C. 589. , tive, and shall see this land no more. ing to the fruit of your doings,
13 T Wom unto him that buildsaith the LORD: and I will kindle a 3 visit upon. eth his house by unrighteousness, fire in the forest thereof, and itr 9 Pr.1.31.
and his chambers by wrong; thatn shall devour all things round about Is.3.10,11. useth his neighbour's service withit.
T2Ch.36. 19. out wages, and giveth him not for CHAPTER XXII.
his work ; Jeremiah exhorteth to repentance with (CHAP. 22.) 14 That' saith, I will build me a promises and threats.
a ch.17.20,&c. wide house and a large chambers, HUS saith the LORD, Go down ch.21.12. and cutteth him out 3 windows; of
1 for David
and it is ceiled with cedar, and Jah, and speak there this word,
painted with vermilion. 2 And say, Hear a the word of the
16 Shalt thou reign because thou LORD, O king of Judah, that sittest
closest thyself in cedar? Did not upon the throne of David, thou, and c 2Ch.7.
thy father o eat and drink, and do
22. thy servants, and thy people that
judgment and justice, and then it enter in by these gates :
d He.6.13,17. was well with him? 3 Thus saith the LORD; Execute e Is.37.24. 16 Ile judged the cause of the ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the
poor and needy; then it was well p f ch.21.14.
with him : was not this to know me? hand of the oppressor; and do no 8 De.29.24, saith the LORD.
25. wrong, do no violence to the stran
17 But thine eyes and thine heart ger, the fatherless, nor the widow,
are not but for thy covetousness, neither shed innocent blood in this h 2Ki.22.17. and for to shed innocent blood, and place.
for oppression, and for 4 yiolence, a 4 For if ye do this thing indeed, i Ec.4.2. to do it. then shall there enter in by the Is.57.1. 18 Therefore thus saith the LORD Fates of this house kings sitting k 2K1,23.30.
concerning Jehoiakim the son of upon the throne of David, riding Ch.3.15. Josiah king of Judah ; They r shall in chariots and on horses, he, and
1 ver. 18.
not lament for him, saying, Ah my his servants, and his people.
2Ki.23.34. brother! s or, Ah sister! they shall 5 But if c ye will not hear these
not lament for him, saying, Ah lord! words, I swear by myself, d saith
or, Ah his glory! tho LORD, that this house shall be- m Mi.3.10. 19 He t shall be buried with the come a desolation.
Hab.2.9. burial of an ass drawn and cast 6 For thus saith the LORD unto n Le. 19.13. forth beyond the gates of Jerusathe king's house of Judah ; Thou De.24.14,
lem. art Gilead unto me, and the head
15. 20 Go up to Lebanon, and cry; of Lebanon : yet surely I will make Ja.5.4. and lift up thy voice in Bashan, and thee a wilderness, and cities which a through. cry from the passages : for all thy are not inhabited.
arred, lovers u are destroyed. 7 And I will prepare destroyers 3 or, my
21 I spake unto thee in thy 5 prosagainst thee, every one with his
windows. perity, but thou saidst, I will not weapons: and they e shall cut
hear. This hath been thy manner down thy choice cedars, and f cast
from v thy youth, that thou obeythem into the fire.
edst not my voice. 8 And many nations shall pass by or, incur 22 The wind shall eat up all thy w this city, and they shall say every
pastors, and thy lovers shall go inman to his neighbour, Whereforeg q Eze. 19.6. to captivity: surely then shalt thou hath the LORD done thus unto this ch.16.4,6.
be ashamed and confounded for great city?
all thy wickedness. 9 Then they shall answer, Because
23 0'6 inhabitant of Lebanon, that tney h have forsaken the covenant
Fulfilled makest thy nest in the cedars, how of the LORD their God, and wor 599. gracious shalt thou be w, en pangs shipped other gods, and served u ch.30. 14. come upon thee, the pain as of a them.
woman in travail ! 10 T Weep ye not for the dead, i rities. 24 As I live, saith the LORD, though neither bemoan him: but weep v ch.3.25. Coniah x the son of Jehoiakim king core for him that goeth away: for 7.23,&c. of Judah were the signet y upon he shall return no more, nor see wch.23.1,&c. my right hand, yet would I pluck his native country,
6 inhabitress, thee thence; 11 For thus saith the LORD touch
25 And z I will give thee into the
I ch.37.1. ing Shallumk the son of Josiah
hand of them that seek thy life, king of Judah, which reigned in
and into the hand of them whose stead of Josiah his father, which y Ca.8.6. face thou fearest, even into the went forth out of this place; He Hay.2.23. land of Nebuchadrezzar king of shall not return thither any more : z ch.34.20. Babylon, and into the hand of the
12 But l he shall die in the place a 2Ki.24. 15. Chaldeans. wluither they have led him cap
26 And a I will cast thee out, and
Prophecy of restoration. JEREMIAH, XXIII. Against false prophets. thy mother that bare thee, into an B. C. 599. my bones shake; I am like a other country, where ye were not
drunken man, and like a man bom; and there shall ye die. 7 lift up their whom wine hath overcome, be27 But to the land whereunto mind, cause of the LORD,o and because
ch.44.14. they 7 desire to return, thither
of the words p of his holiness.
b Ho.8.8. shall they not return.
10 For the land is full of adulte28 Is this man Coniah a despised a ch.36.30.
c Is. 1.2.
rers ; q for because of 2 swearing broken idol ? is he a vessel b where-Mat. 1.11,12. the land mourneth; the pleasan in is no pleasure? wherefore are
places of the wilderness are dried they cast out, he and his seed, and (CHAP. 23.) up, and their 3 course is evil, and are cast into a land which they a ch.10.21. their force is not right. know not?
Eze.34.2. 11 For boths prophet and priest 200 c earth, earth, earth, hear the b Ac.20.29. are profane; yea, in my house. word of the LORD.
c ch.32.37. have I found their wickedness, 30 Thus saith the LORD, Write ye
De.30.1-6. saith the LORD.
Eze.34.13, this man childless, d a man thot
12 Wherefore their way u shall be
&c. shall not prosper in his days : for d ch.3.15. unto them as slippery ways in the no man of his seed shall prosper, e ch.33.14-16. darkness: they shall be driven on sitting upon the throne of David,
and fall therein: for I will bring and ruling any more in Judah.
11.1-5. evil upon them, even the year of CHAPTER XXIII.
40.9-11. their visitation, v saith the LORD. Jeremiah prophesieth a restoration Zec.3.8. 13 And I have seen 4 folly in the of the scattered flock.
6.12. prophets of Samaria; they prophe TO a be unto the pastors that
Jno. 1.45. sied in Baal, w and caused my peo destroy and scatter the sheep Da.9.24. ple Israel to err. of my pasture! saith the LORD.
& Ps. 72.2.
14 I have seen also in the propheta 2 Therefore thus saith the LORD "De:33:27.,28. of Jerusalem 5 an horrible thing: God of Israel against the pastors 1 Jehovah.
they commit adultery, and walk in that feed my people; Yeb have
lies: x they strengthen y also the scattered my flock, and driven them 1Co.1.30.
hands of evil-doers, that none doth away, and have not visited them:lich.16.14,15. return from his wickedness: they behold, I will visit upon you the k Zep.3.20. are all of them unto me as Sodom, z evil of your doings, saith the LORD. 1 1s.43.5,6. and the inhabitants thereof as Go
3 And c I will gather the remnant m Am.9.14, morrah. of my flock out of all countries
15. 15 Therefore thus saith the LORD whither I have driven them, and n Hab.3.16. of hosts concerning the prophets; will bring them again to their folds;
Behold, I will feed them with and they shall be fruitful and in
wormwood, a and make them drink crease.
o Is. 6.5.
the water of gall; for from the 4 And d I will set up shepherds P R9.7.9. prophets of Jerusalem is 6 profaneover them which shall feed them: 9 ch.9.2. ness gone forth into all the land. and they shall fear no more, nor be
or, cursing. r Ho.4.2,3.
16 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, dismayed, neither shall they be 3 or, violence. Hearken not unto the words of the lacking, saith the LORD.
prophets that prophesy unto you: 591 Behold, the days come, saith i Eze.8.16,17. they make you vain; they speak a the LORD, that I will raise unto 23.39. vision of their own heart, and not David a righteous e Branch, and a Mat.21.13. out of the mouth of the LORD. King shall reignf and prosper, u Pr.4.19. 17 They b say still unto them that and g shall execute judgment and v Ex.32.34. despise me, 'l'he LORD hath said, justice in the earth.
* unsavoury, Ye shall have peace; and they say 6 In his days Judah shall be saved,
or, an ab
unto every one that walketh after and Israel shall dwell safely:h and
surd thing. the 7 imagination of his own heart,
w ch.2.8. this is his name whereby he shall
Noc evil shall come upon you. be called, 1 THE LORD OUR
sor, filthiness. RIGHTEOUSNESS.
18 For who hath stood in the I ver.26,32.
y Is.41.6,7. 8 counsel of the LORD, and hath 7 Therefore, i behold, the days 2 Is. 1.9,10. perceived and heard his word! come, saith the LORD, that they a ch.9.15. whod hath marked his word, and shall no more say, The Lord liveth, 6 or, hypo
heard it? which brought up the children of crisy. 19 Behold, a whirlwind e of the Israel out of the land of Egypt;
Eze. 13.10. LORD is gone forth in fury, even a 8 But, The LORD liveth, k which
grievous whirlwind : it shall fall brought up and which led the seed
7 or, stul.
bornness, of the house of Israel out of the
grievously upon the head of the
ch.13.10. north country, and from alll coun
c Mi.3. 11.
20 The anger of the LORD shall tries whither I had driven them; 8 or, secret.
not return, until he have executed, and m they shall dwell in their own d 2Ch.18.23.
and till he have perfornied the land.
e ch.30.23,24. thoughts of his heart: in the latter 9 T Mine heart within me is bro- f Pr.21.30. days ye shall consider it perfectly ten because of the prophets; all n
2i i have not sent these propheta,