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Jeremiah lamenteth Lamentations.

Jerusalems misery.

Jer 48. 36. Chap: 1. II. Hof. 11. 8.

Ezek. 7. 19

unto me.

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Before 20 Behold, O Lord, for I am in distress; fit upon the ground, "and keep filence: they Before Chritt my "bowels are troubled'; mine heart is tur

have • caft up duft upon their heads; they Chril

cir. 588. cit. 588. led : <abroad the sword bereaveth, at home virgins of Jerufalem hang down their heads

a lla, 3. 26. there is as death.

to the ground.

Chap: 3 23 21 They have heard that I figh, there is II P Mine eyes do fail with tears; 9 my r Chap. 3.40, Deut. 32,25. none to comfort me : all mine enemies have bowels are troubled ; my liver is poured &c;

1 Chap 1.39 heard of my trouble, they are glad that thou upon the earth, for the destruction of the y Isa. 13, &c. hast done it : thou wilt bring the day that daughter of my people, because the chil che sono 10., proclaimed, thou hast + called, and they shall be like dren and the lucklings i fwoon in the streets #07, fatinis

of the city.
22 Let all their wickedness' come before 12 They say to their mothers, Where is
thee : and do unto them, as thou haft done corn and wine? when they swooned as the

unto me for all my transgressions : for my wounded in the streets of the city, when Chapo s. 17. sighs are many, and ? my heart is faint. their soul was poured out into their mothers CH A P. I I.

1 Jeremiah lamenteth the misery of Jerusalem. 13 What thing shall I take to witness for

20 He complaineth thereof to God. thee? what thing shall I liken to thee, O

Ow hath the LORD covered the daugh- daughter of Jerusalem ? what shall I equal

ter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, to thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin

and cast down from heaven unto the earth daughter of Zion for thy breach is great 01. Chr. 28. 2. the beauty of Israel, and remembred not b like the sea ; who can heal thee?

his footstool in the day of his anger ! 14 Thy prophets have seen vain and Jer.2.8. &

2 The Lord hath' swallowed up all the foolish things for thee; and they have not 23. 16. & 27.

habitations of Jacob, - and hath not pitied: discovered thine iniquity, to turn away thy Ezck. 13. Chap.3. 43. he hath thrown down in his wrath the captivity ; but have seen for thee false

strong holds of the daughter of Judah : he burdens, and causes of banishment. Heb. made to hath

hath * brought them down to the ground: 15 . All that pass * by," clap their hands 2 Kings 9.9 he hath polluted the kingdom and the at thee ; they hiss and wag their head at Ecclus 12.: princes thereof.

the daughter of Jerufalem, saying, Is this thiebo by ito 3 He hath cut off in his fierce anger all the city that men call y the perfection of Ezek. 25. 6 d Pfal. 74. 11. the horn of Israel : d he hath drawn back beauty, the joy of the whole earth? • Pfal. 89. 46. his right hand from before the enmy, and 16 2 All thine enemies have opened their Plak. 8. 2.

he burned against Jacob like a flaming fire mouth against thee : they hiss and gnash the Chap. 3•46. which devoureth round about.

teeth : they say, We have swallowed her 4 He hath bent his bow like an enemy: up : certainly this is the day that we looked

he stood with his right hand as an adver- for : we have found, we have seen it. + Heb. all ebe sary, and flew † all that were pleasant to 17

The LORD hath done that which he desirable of the the eye, in the tabernacle of the daugh- had devised: he hath fulfilled his word &c. Deut. 28.

ter of Zion : he poured out his fury like that he had commanded in the days of old :

b he hath thrown down, and hath not piti-

The LORD was as an enemy : he hath ed : and he hath caused thine enemy to reswallowed up Israel, he hath swallowed up joyce over thee, he hath set up the horn all her palaces : he hath destroyed his strong of thine adversaries. holds, and hath increased in the daughter 18 Their heart cried unto the Lord, of Judah mourning and lamentation. O wall of the daughter of Zion, let tears Jer. 16.17

6 And he hath violently taken away his run down like a river day and night : give & 89.40. Ifa. # tabernacle, ” as if it were of a garden, he thy self no rest, let not the apple of thine

hath destroyed his places of the assembly : eye cease.

h the LORD hath caused the solemn feasts 19 Arise, cry out in the night : in the beZeph. 3. 18. and fabbaths to be forgotten in Zion, and ginning of the watches a

pour out thine hath despised in the indignation of his an- heart like water before the face of the ger the king and the priest.

LORD: lift up thy hands towards him, for 7, The LORD hath cast off his altar : he the life of thy young children that faint Pere II. • Hebo fout mpo hath abhorred his fanctuary : he hath * given for hunger in the top of every street.

up into the hand of the enemy the walls of 20 | Behold, O LORD, and consider to
her palaces ; i they have made a noise in whom thou halt done this : fhall the wo- 'Lev. 26.290
the house of the LORD, as in the day of a men eat their fruit, and children t of
folemn feast.

span long ? shall the priest and the pro- Chap. 4. 10. 8 The Lord hath purposed to destroy phet be Nain in the sanctuary of the LORD? * 2 Kings 21, the wall of the daughter of Zion; k he hath 21 The young and the old lie on the ground 'waddled wib 13. Ila. 34. 11. stretched out a line, he hath not with- in the streets, my virgins and my young men Chap. s.13, | Heboswallow. drawn his hand from + destroying : there are fallen by the sword : thou hast Nlain Chap

. s. a.
fore he made the rampart and the wall to them in the day of thy anger, thou hast kil-
lament ; they languished together.

led and not pitied.
9. Her gates are sunk into the ground ; 22 Thou hast called as in a solemn day
he hath destroyed and broken her bars ; ' my terrors round about, so that in the day
her king and her princes are among the of the Lords anger none escaped nor re-
Gentiles; the law is no more, her m pro- mained: those that I have swaddled and
phets also find no vision from the Lord. brought up, hath mine enemy consumed.
10 The elders of the daughter of Zion

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32 But though he caufe grief; yet will he 25efore Chrilt i The faithful becoail their calamities. 22 By have compassion according to the multitude Chritt

the mercies of God they nourish their hope. of his mercies. Ir. 588. 37 They acknowledge Gods justice. 55 They 33 For he doth not affict † willingly, Ezek

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pray for deliverance, 64 and vengeance out nor grieve the children of men.
their enemies.

34 To crush under his feet all the prisoners
Am the man that bath seen affliction by of the earth,
the rod of his wrath.

35 To turn aside the right of a man be-
2. He hath led me, and brought me into fore the face of the most High,

#Or, a swperio's darkness, but not into light.

36 To subvert a man in his cause, the 3 Surely against me is he turned, he turn- LORD.* approveth not.

*Or, feeth not's eth his hand against me all the day.

37 ( Who is heo that faith, and it com- opfal

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4 My flesh and my skin hath he made old, eth to pass, when the LORD commandeth
he hath broken my bones.

5 He hath builded against me, and com- 38 Out of the mouth of the most High
passed me with gall and travel.
proceedeth not p evil and good ?

tä 6. He hath set me in dark places, as they 39 9 Wherefore doth a living manţ com- Amos";.':. that be dead of old.

plain, 'a man for the punishment of his Prov. 19. 16 • He hath hedged me about, that I can- fins ? not get out : he hath made my chain heavy. 40 Let us search and try our ways, and

8 Also when I cry and shout, he shutteth turn again to the LORD. out my prayer.

41 Let us lift up our heart with our plai. 86...; 9 He hath enclosed my ways with hewn hands unto God in the heavens. stone : he hath made my paths crooked. 42 We have transgressed and have rebel

10 ° He was unto me as a bear lying in led, thou hast not pardoned. wait, and as a lion in secret places.

43 Thou hast covered with anger, and
11 He hath turned aside my ways, and persecuted us : 'thou hast llain, thou hast Chap. 2. 2;
pulled me in pieces : he hath made me de- not pitied.

44 Thou hast covered thy self with a cloud,
12 He hath bent his bow, and a set me as that our prayer should not pass through.
a mark for the arrow.

45 Thou hast made us as the “off-scou- ., Cor. 4. id 13 He hath caused the *

arrows of his ring and refuse in the midst of the people. quiver to enter into my reins.

x All our enemies have opened their xĈhap. 2. 166 14 I was a derision to all my people, and mouths against us. f their song all the day.

47 » Fear and a snare is come upon us; ?11. 24. 14. 15 He hath filled me with † bitterness, desolation and destruction, he hath made me drunken with wormwood. 48 2 Mine eye runneth down with rivers - Jer. 4. 19. & 16 He hath also broken my teeth with

of water, for the destruction of the daughter Chap 2.317. ieb. rolled me gravel-Itones, he hath † covered me with of my people. alhes.

49 Mine eye trickleth down, and ceaseth «Pfal. 17. ad
17 And thou hast removed my soul far off not, without any intermission :
from peace : I forgat * prosperity.

50 Till the LORD look down, and behold
18 And I said, My strength and my hope from heaven.
is perished from the LORD,

si Mine eye affecteth | mine heart; * be- + Heb. my soul
19 + Remembring mine affliction and my cause of all the daughters of my city.
misery, the wormwood and the gall.

52 Mine enemies chased më fore like a 20 My soul hath them still in remembrance, bird, without cause.

b Pfal. 35:7, 192 leb. boweds and is thumbled in me.

53 They have cut off my life in the dun- & 69.4

. & 109. 21 This I * recal to my mind, therefore geon, and cast a stone upon me. urn to my hearto have I hope,


d Waters flowed over mine head, then Plal. 69.2. &
22 "It is of the Lords mercies that I said, I am cut off.
we are not consumed, because his compal- 55 I called upon thy name, O LOR D, 1, 36.10,1.
sions fail not.

out of the low dungeon.
23 They are new every morning great 56 Thou hast heard my voice, hide not
is thy faithfulness.

thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.
24 The LORD is my 'portion, saith my 57 Thou drewelt near in the day that I
25. & 119: soul, therefore will I hope in him.

called upon thee : thou saidīt, Fear not.
25 The Lord is good unto them that 58 OʻLORD, thou hast pleaded the causes
wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. of my soul, thou hast redeemed my life.

26 It is good that a man should both hope 59 O LORD, thou hatt seen my wrong:
K and quietly wait for the salvation of the judge thou my cause.

60 Thou hast seen all their vengeance,

It is good for a man that he bear the and all their imaginations againit me. yoke in his youth.

61 Thou hast heard their reproach, o 28 ' He sítteth alone and keepeth silence, Lord, and all their imaginations against ap. 2, 10. because he hath born it upon him.

me ;
29 He putteth his mouth in the dust, if so 62 The lips of those that rose up against mèj
be there may be hope.

and their device against me all the day,
30 m He giveth bis cheek to him that 63 Behold their fitting down and their
utch, s. 39. smiteth him, he is filled full with reproach. rising up, I am their mulick.
31 For the LORD will not cait off for ever:

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25cfoze 64 "Render unto them a recompence, among the heathen, They Thall no more so-13 25 Chrilt O Lord, according to the work of their journ there. hands.

16 The * anger of the Lord hath divicir. 588. 65 Give them t forrow of heart, thy ded them, he will no more regard them :

CIT tor, obfinacy of curse unto them.

they respected not the persons of the priests, 66 Persecute and destroy them in anger, they favoured not the elders. Plal. 8.' 3.7 from under the ' heavens of the LORD. 17 As for us, mour eyes as yet failed for 2 Kiep. CHA P. IV.

our vain help : in our watching we have Jet.1, i Zion bewaileth her pitiful estate. 13 She watched for a nation that could not save us. confesseth her sins. 21 Edom is threatned.

18 • They hunt our steps that we cannot 22 Zion is comforted.

go in our streets : our end is near,our days Ow is the gold become dim! how is are fulfilled, for our end is come.

the most fine gold changed ! the stones 19 Our persecutors are • swifter than the Deau. 1.) Chap. 2.19. of the fan&uary are poured out · in the top eagles of the heaven : they pursued us upon of every street.

the mountains, they laid wait for us in the
2 The precious sons of Zion, comparable wilderness.
to fine gold, how are they esteemed

20 The p breath of our nostrils, the a-! Gen. 2 : earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of nointed of the LORD 9 was taken in their eyes the potter !

pits, of whom we said, Under his shadow Ezek. 1.4 Or, fes-calves. 3 Even the * sea-monsters draw out the we shall live among the heathen.

breast, they give suck to their young 21 Rejoyce and be glad, O daughter of

ones : the daughter of my people is be- Edom, that dwellest in the land of Uz ; : Job 39.14,16. come cruel, like the ostriches in the wil- the

Jer. 25.1) сир

also shall pass through unto thee : 16, 21. derness.

thou Malt be drunken, and shalt make thy • The tongue of the fucking child clea- felf naked. See Chap. 20 veth to the roof of his mouth for thirst : e 22 | The punishment of thine iniquity the young

children ask bread, and no man is accomplished, 0 daughter of Zion, he will + 0,1. & in breaketh it unto them.

no more carry thee away into captivity : 5. They that did feed delicately, are deso- he will visit thine iniquity, O daughter of E- Os, ca

late in the streets : they that were brought dom, he will I discover thy sins. Job 24. 8. up in scarlet, embrace dunghils.

CHA P. V. 6. For the † punishment of che iniquity A pitiful complaint of Zion, in prayer unto Or,iniquity.

of the daughter of my people, is greater God.

than the punishment of the sin of Sodom, Emember, O LORD, what is come 1 Gen. 19. 25. that was š overthrown as in a moment, and upon us : consider and behold our no hands stayed on her.

7 Her Nazarites were purer than snow, 2 Our inheritance is turned to strangers,
they were whiter than milk, they were our houses to aliens.
more ruddy in body than rubies, their po- 3 We are orphans and fatherless, our
lishing was of sapphire.

mothers are as widows.
8 Their visage is # blacker rhan a coal : We have drunken our water for mo-

Heb. darker
Ehan blackness. they are not known in the streets: their ney, our wood * is sold unto us.

skin cleaveth to their bones : i is withered, 5 f Our necks are under persecution : +Hebon er it is become like a stick.

we labour, and have no rest. 9 They that be slain with the sword, are 6 - We have given the hand to the E-Gen 24.

better than they that be flain with hunger : gyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be fatif* Heb. flow out. for these * piné away, stricken through for fied with bread. want of the fruits of the field.


Our fathers have sinned and are not, Jer. 31,1% ń The hands of the pitiful women Chap 1. 20

women and we have born their iniquities. have fodden their own children, they were 8 Servants have ruled over us : there is * Deut. 28. 57. their i meat in the destruction of the daugh- none that doth deliver us out of their hand. 2 Kings 6.29. ter of my people.

9 We gat our bread with the peril of our 11 The Lord hath accomplished his fu- lives, because of the sword of the wilderness.

ry, he hath poured out his fierce anger, and 10 Our < skin was black like an oven, be- «Job 30. 36 Deut. 32. 22. k hath kindled a fire in Zion, and it hath de- cause of the † terrible famine. voured the foundations thereof,

11 They ravished the women in Zion, storms. 12 The kings of the earth, and all the and the maids in the cities of Judah. inhabitants of the world would not have

12 Princes are hanged up by their hand : believed, that the adversary and the enemy the faces of elders were not honoured. should have entred into the gates of Jeru- 13 They took the young men to grind, falein.

and the children fell under the wood.
Jer. s. 31. & 13 ('For the sins of her prophets, and 14 The elders have ceased from the gate,

the iniquities of her priests, that have ihed the young men from their musick.
the blood of the just in the midst of her; 15 The joy of our heart is ceased, our

14 They have wandred as blind men in dance is turned into mourning.
the Itreets, they have polluted themselves 16 * The crown is fallen from our head : *Heb. The porta

with blood, tro that men could not touch wo unto us that we have finned. ihoy could not but their garments.

17 For this our heart is faint, f for these Chapec.; & Os, repellated.

15 They cried unto them, Depart ye, # things our eyes are dim.
it is unclean, depart, depart, touch not, 18 Because of the mountain of Zion,
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19 Thou, O LORD, & remainest for ever : and we fhall be turned : renew our days Chul eird them cir. 588. thy throne from generation to generation. as of old.

cir. 588. 20 Wherefore dost thou forget us for ever, 22 | But thou hast utterly rejected us ; spa. Pos; and forsake us t so long time?

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lamps : it went up and down among the li
I The time of Ezekiels prophecy at Chebar. ving creatures, and the fire was bright, and

4 His vision of four. cherubims, 15 of the out of the fire went forth lightning.
four wheels, 26 and of the glory of GOD. 14. And the living creatures ran, and re:

OW it came to pass turned as the appearance of a flath of light-
in the thirtieth year, ning.
in the fourth month, i5 Now as I beheld the living creatures,
in the fifth day of the behold, one wheel upon the earth by the li-

month, ( as I was a- ving creatures, with his four faces. Uz; : •Heb. captivity.

mong the * captives 16 « The appearance of the wheels, and a chap
* by the river of Che- 'their work was like unto the colour of a
bar), that b the hea- beryl: and they four had one likeness, and

vens were opened, and their appearance and their work was as it
I saw visions of God..

were a wheel in the middle of a wheel. quity so Matth. 3.

2 In the fifth day of the month, ( which 17 When they went, they went upon their will

& 10. 11. Rev. was the fifth year of king Jehoiachins cap- four fides : * and they returned not when i vei. ini ' : tivity)

they went. 3 The word of the LORD came expres- 18. As for their rings, they were so high Hcb. Yehezkelo ly unto + Ezekiel the prieit, the son of that they were dreadful, and their † rings fós, Braketi

Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans, by the were fulf of eyes round about them four.
• 1 Kings 18.

river Chebar, and d the hand of the LORD 19 And when the living creatures went,
was there upon him.

the wheels went by them : and when the li-
4 [ And I looked, and behold, a whirl- ving creatures were lift up from the earth,

wind came out of the north, a great cloud, the wheels were lift up. Heb. catching and a fire + infolding it self, and a bright- 20 y Whithersoever the spirit was to go, y Ver. 11 gers

ness was about it, and out of the midst there they went, thither was their spirit to go, and
of as the colour of amber, out of the midst the wheels were lifted up over against them:
of the fire.

for the spirit * of the living creature was * Oss of lifed
5 ° Alio out of the midst thereof came the in the wheels.
fChap. 10, 8, likeness of four living creatures. And this i When those went, these went; and Vet. 19, to!

was their appearance, They had the like- when those stood, these stood ; and when
ness of a man.

those were lifted up from the earth, the
6;& And every one had four faces, and wheels were lifted up over againit them :
Chap 10.!
every one had four wings.

for the spirit f of the living creature was in tory of these til. *Heb. wftraight

7 And their feet were * ftraight feet, and the wheels.

the sole of their feet was like the sole of a 22 And the likeness of the 'firmament upOf, Lcv. I.Is.

calves foot, and they sparkled - like the co- on the heads of the living creature, was as
lour of burnished brass.

the colour of the terrible crystal, Itretched
8 And they had the hands of a man under forth over their heads above.

their wings on their four sides, and they 23 And under the firmament were their

four had their faces and their wings. wings straight, the one toward the other ; 1 Ver. 11, 12. 9 i Their wings were joyned one to ano- every one had two, which covered on this < Tob!

ther ; they turned not when they went, side, and every one had two, which cover-
they went every one straight forward. ed on that lide, their bodies.

10 As fork the likeness of their faces, they 24. And when they went, I heard the noise Chap. föss:

four' had the face of a man," and the face of their wings, like che noise of great waters, Chapo 45.00 Numb. 2. 3. of a lion on the right side, - and they four as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of

had the face of an ox on the left side: ''they speech as the noise of an hoit: when they
Numb. 2.25. four, also had the face of an eagle.

ftood, they let down their wings.
11 Thus were their faces : and their wings 25 And there was a voice from the fir-
tor, divided

were | stretched upward, two wings of e- mament, that was over their heads, when they
very one were joyned one to another, and food, and had let down their wings.
P two covered their bodies.

c And above the firmament that échap. 18.8%
12 And ? they went every one. straight was over their heads, was the likeness of a
forward :' whither the spirit was to go, they throne, as the appearance of a fapphire-
went : and they turned not when they stone, and upon the likeness of the throne

was the likeness as the appearance of a man 13 As for the likeness of the living crea- above upon it.

tures, their appearance' was like burning And I saw as the colour of amber, as d Chap. 8,8 ! Rev. A si coals of fire, and like the appearance of

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2Before the appearance of fire round about within 4 9 And he said unto me, Son of man, Belor BBefoz

go, get thee unto the house of Israel, and it : from the appearance of his loyns even Chuic

upward, and from the appearance of his speak with my words unto them.
595. loyns even downward, I saw as it were the & For thou art not sent to a people * of 595.

appearance of fire, and it had brightness a Itrange speech, and of an hard language,
round about.

but to the house of Israel :
28 · As the appearance of the bow that is 6 Not to many people † of a strange + hlebs deportin
in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the speech, and of an hard language, whole and meeting
appearance of the brightness round about.

words'thou canst not understand : # surely, or, if I had fan Chap. 3. 23. This was the appearance of the likeness of bad I sent thee to them, they would have en

the glory of the LORD: and when I saw it, hearkned unto thee. $Chap. 1:23. I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of 7 But the house of Israel will not hearken one that fpake.

unto theė ; for they will not hearken untò . Jokia 1sija

me : d for all the house of Israel are * impu- . He ting
1 Ezekiels commission. 6 His instruction, 9 dent and hard-hearted.
The roll of his beavy prophecy.

8 Behold, I have made thy face strong
Nd he said unto me, Son of man, stand against their faces, and thy forehead strong

upon thy feet, and I will speak unto against their foreheads.

9. As an adamant harder than flinit have I
2 And the spirit entred into me, when made thy forehead : fear them not, neither isi 20.
he spake unto me, and set me upon my feet, be dismayed at their looks, though they be

Chap 4 that I heard him that spake unto me. à rebellious house.

3 And he said unto me, Son of man, I to Moreover, he said unto me, Son of

send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebel- man, all my words that I shall speak unto Hebo nations, lious * nation that hath rebelled against me ; thee, receive in thine heart, and hear with they and their fathers have transgressed a

thine ears. gainst me, even unto this very day.

11 And go, get thee to them of the cap-

For they are † impudent children tivity, unto the children of thy people, and
Hebobard of and stiff-hearted : I do send thee unto them, speak unto them, and tell them, & Thus faith Chap.

and thou shalt say unto them, Thus faith thé the Lord God, whether they will hear, or
Lord God.

whether they will forbear.
5 And they, whether they will hear, or 12 Then the spirit took me up, and I
whether they will forbear, (for they are a heard behind me a voice of a great rushing, See 1 Kinga Ver.)

rebellious house ) yet shall know that saying, Blessed be the glory of the LORD 2 Kings 2. 16
•Chap• 33,33.
there hath been a prophet among them.

from his place.
6 And thou, son of man,' be not a- 13 I beard also the noise of the wings of
fraid of them, neither be afraid of their the living creatures, that † touched one an- Heb. Hifadhi
words, though $ briers and thorns be with other, and the noise of the wheels over a.
thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: gainst them, and a noise of a great rushing,

.h be not afraid of their words, nor be dif- 14 So the spirit lifted me up, and took
: Pet. 3. 14. mayed at their looks, ' though they be a re- me away, and I went in bitterness, in the web, bitter
'Jer. 1.3, 17.
Chap 3. 9
bellious house.

heat of my fpirit, but i the hand of the '2 Kings 1. Is 7 And thou shalt speak my words unto LORD was strong upon me.

them, whether they will hear, or whether they 15 | Then I came to them of the capti• Heb. rebellion. will forbear, for they are * most rebellious. vity at“ Tel-abib, that dwelt by the river of

8. But thou, son of man, hear what I say Chebar, and * I sat where they fat, and re- *Job 21 14
unto thee, Be not thou rebellious like that mained there astonished among them seven
rebellious house : open thy mouth, and k days.
eat that I give thee.

16 And it came to pass at the end of seven 9. And when I looked, behold, an hand days, that the word of the LORD came un Chap: 1

w25 sent unto me, and lo, 'a roll of a book to me, saying,
was therein.


Son of man, I have made thee ** a Chap. 58.76 Iở And he spread it before me, and it watchman unto the house of Israel : there to come s2.8, el was written within and without, and therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give 18.10.6626 was written therein lamentations, and mour- them warning from me. ning, and wo.

18 When I say unto the wicked, Thou CHA P. III.

shalt surely die ; and thou giveít him not 1 Ezekiel eateth the roll. 4 God encourageth warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked

S G him. 15 God meweth him the rule of pro- from his wicked way to save his life : the phecy, 22 God shutteth and openeth the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity ; prophets mouth. but his blood will I require at thine hand.

s Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, 19 Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he

eat this roll

, turn not from his wickedness,, nor from his and go speak unto the house of Israel. wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity ; * • I/4, 4918, Ri

2 So I opened my mouth, and he caused but thou hast delivered thy soul. me to eat that roll.

20 Again, when a ° righteous man

righteous man doth Chap. 26.30 3. And he said unto me, Son of man, turn from his † righteousness, and commitment cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels iniquity, and I lay a Itumbling-block before nefis.

with this roll that I give thee. Then did I him, he shall die : because thou hast not Sce Jerg 5.16.

eat it, and it was in my mouth as hony given him warning, he shall die in his fin,
for sweetness.


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