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shither we nee for help to be delivered from cits, a joyous city : thy slain men are not the king of Assyria: and how shall weescape: stain with the sworil

, nor dead in battle. CITAP. XXI.

3 All thy rulers are tied together, they are THE burden of the desert of the sea. Tul

As bound by the arcliers : all :hat are found in whirlwinds in the south pass lirouglı; thee are bound together, which have fled so it cometh Trom the desert, froin a terrible from far. and.

4. Therefore said I, Look away from me; 2 A griesoos vision is declared unto me; I will weep bitterly, labour noi to comfori The treacherous dealer dealeth treaclierously, ine, because of the spoiling of the daughter and the spoiler spoiletli. Go up, 0 Elam; of my perple. besiege, O Media : ail the sighing thereof. 5 For it is a day of trouble, and oftreading have I made to cease.

down, and of perplexity by the Lord God of 3 Therefore are my loins filled with pain ; hosts in the valley of vision, breaking down pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs the walls, and of crying to the mountains. of a woman that travailelli: I was bowed 6 And Elam bare the quiver with chariots down at the hearing of it; I was dismayed of men and horsemen, and Kir uncovered at the seeing of it.

the shield. 4 My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted 7 And it shall come to pass, that thy me: the night of my pleasure hat! be turned choicest valleys shall be full of chariots, and isto lear unto me.

the horsemen shall set themselves in array at 5 Prepare the table, watch in the watch- the gate. tower, eal, drivk: arise, ye princes, and 81 And he discovered the covering of Juanoint the shield.

dah, and thou didst look in that day to the 6 For thus hath the LORD said unto me, Go, armour of the house of the forest. cet a walchman, lethim declare what he secth. 9 Ye liave seen also the breaches of the city

7 And he saw a chariot with a couple of or David, that they are many; and ye gather horsemen, a chariot of asses, and a charioted together the waters of thie lower pool: of camels; and he hearkened diligently with 10. And ye have numbered the houses of much heed

Jerusalein, and the houses liare ye broken 8 And lie cried, A lion: My lord, I stand down to fortify the wall. continually upon the watchi-lower in the day- 11 le made also a ditch between the two time, and I am set in my ward whole nigliis : walls for the water of the old pool : but ye

9 And, behold, here cometh a chariot of have not looked unto the maker thereof, nei. men, with a couple of horsemen. And he ther liad respect unto him that fasliioned it answered and said, Balıylou is fallen, is fall- long ago. en; and all the graven images of her gods 12 Ånd in that day did the Lord God of he hath broken unto the ground.

hosts call 10 weeping, and to mourning, and 10 ( my thrashing, and the corn of mylo baldness, and to girding with sackcloth: floor: that which I lave heard of the Lord 13 And behold joy and gladness, slaying of hosts, the God of Israel, bave I declared oxen and killing sleep, eating, flesh and unto you.

drinking wine : let us eat and drink, for 1011 The burden of Dumalı. He calleth tomorrow we shall die. me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the 14 And it was revealed in mine ears by the right? Watclinian, wlial of the night? Lor) of hosts, Surely this iniquity shall not

12 The wateliman said, The morning co-he purged from you till ye die, saith the Lora meth, and also the night: il ye will enquire, God of liosts. enquire ye; return, come.

15 1 Toussaill: the Lord God of hosts, Gc 13 1 The burden upou Arabia. In the fo- get thee undo this treasurer, eren onto Sheb rest in Aralia shall ve lodge, O ye li avelling na, which is over the liouse, and say, companies of Dedansin.

16 What liest thou here? and whom nast 14 The inliabitants of the land of Tema thou here, that thou hast hewed thee out a brought water to him that was thirsty, they sepulclire here, as he that heweth lim out a prevented with their bread hiin that bied. sepulcl:re or ligli, and that gravetlı an ha

15 For they fled from the swords, from the viation for bimsell in a rock? drawn sword, and from the beni bow, and 17 Behold, the LORD will carry thee awa froin the grievousness of war.

with a mighis caplosity, anrl will surely co 16 For thus latli the LORD said unto me, ver thee. Within a year, according to the years of an 13 He will surely violently turn and tose hireling, and all the glory of Kedarshall fail: thiep like a ball inio a large country : there

17 And the residue of the number of arch- shalt thou die, ard there the charinis of thy ers, the mighty men of the children of Ke- glory shall be the shame of thy lord's house. dar, shall be dininished: for the Lord God vý And I will drive three from thy station, of Israel batlı spoken il.

and from the state shall be puli diee down. CHAP. XXII.

01 And it shall come to pass in that ciay THE burden of the valley of vision. What that I will call my servant Eliakim the son ol

aileth thee now, that thou art wholly Hilkiah ; gone up to the hruse-tops ?

21 And I will clothe him with thy robe, and • Thou that art full of stirs, a tumuliuous strengthen him with thiy girdle, and I will

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Commit thy government into his hand ; and 15 And it shall come lo pass in that day, that he shall be a father to the intiabitants of Je. Tyre shall he forgotten seventy years, accordrusalem, and to the house of Judah. ing to the days of one king : alter the end of

22 And the key of the house of David will seventy years shall Tyre sing as an harlot. I lay upon his shoulder: so he shall open, and 16 Take an liarp; go about the city, thou nove shall shiut; and he shall slut, and none harlot that last been forgotten; make sweet shall open.

melody, sing many songs, that thou mayest 23 And I will fasten liin as a nail in a sure be remembered. place; and he shall be for a glorious throne 17 1 And it shall come to pass, after the io his father's house.

end of seventy years, that the LORD will visit 24 And they shall hang upon him all the Tyre, and she shall turn to her bire, and glory of his father's house, the offspring and shall commit fornication with all the king, the issue, all vessels of small quantity, from doms of the world upon the face of the earth. the vessels of cups, even to all the vesseis of 13 And her merchandise and her hire shall tlagons.

he holiness the LORD: it shall not be trea25 In that day, saith the Lord of hosts, shall sured nor laid up; for her merchandise sliall the nail that is fastened in the sure place be be for them that dwell before the LORD, to removed, and be cut down, and fall; and the eat sufficiently, and for durable clothing. burden that was upon it shall be cut ofl": for

CHAP. XXIV. the Lord hath spoken il. CHAP. XXII.

empty, and maketh it waste, and turaE burden of Tyre. Howl, ye slups of eth it upside down, and scatlereth abroad there is no house, no entering in : from the 2 And it shall be, as with the people, se land of Chilim it is revealed to them. with the priest; as with the servant, so with

2 Be still, ye inhabiiants of the isle; thou his master; as with the maid, so with bei whom the merchants of Zidon, that pass over mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller, The sea, have replenished.

as with the lender, so with the borrower; as 3. And by great waters the seed of Sihor, with the taker of usury, so with the giver of The harvest of the river, is ber revenue; and usury to him. she is a mart of nations.

3 The land shall he utterly emptied, and 4 Be thou ashamed, 0 Zidon; for the sea utterly spoiled: for the Lord haih spoken hath spoken, even the strength of the sea, this word. saying, I travail not, nor bring forth child 4. The earth mourneth, and fadeth away, dren, neither do I nourish up young men, nor the world Janguisheth, and fadeth away; this bring up virgins.

haughty people of the earth do languish. 5 As ai the report concerning Egypt, so shall 5 The eartlı also is defiled under the inba. they be sorely pained at the report of Tyre. bitants thereof; because they have transgress

6 Pass ye over to Tarshish ; bowl, ye in-ed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken habitants of the isle.

the everlasting covenant. 7 Is this your joyous city, whose antiquiry 6 Therefore bath the curse devoured the is of ancient days? her own feet shall carry earth, and they that dwell therein are desohier afar off to sojourn.

late: therefore the inhabitants of the earth 8 Who hath taken this counsel against are burned, and sew men left. Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants 7 Tlie new wine mourneth, the vine lanare princes, whose trattickers are the honour- guisheth, all the merry-liearted do sigh. able of the earth?

8 The mirth of labrets ceaseth, the noise 9 The Lord of hosts hath purposed it. 10 of them ibat rejoice endetli, the joy of the atain the pride of all glory, and to bring into harp ceaseth, contempt all the honourable of the earth. 9' They shall not drink wine with a song :

10 Pass through thy land as a river, Ostrong drink shall be bilter lo them that daugliter of Tarslıish : there is no more drink it. strength.

10 The city of confusion is broken down: 11 He stretched out his liand over the sea; every louse is shut up, that no man may he shook the kingdoms : the Lorn batlı given come in. a commandinent against the merchant-cily, 11 There is a crying for wine in the streets : 19 destroy the strong bolds thereof. all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is

12 And he said, Thou shalt no more rejoice, gone. Olhou oppressed virgin, daughter of Zidon : 12 In the city is left desolation, and the arise, pass over to Cliittim ; iliere also shalt gate is smitten with destruction. thou have no rest.

13 | When thus it shall be in the midst of 13 Belold die land of the Chaldeans: this the land among the people, there shall be as people was not, till the Assyrian founded it the shaking of an olive-tree, and as the gleanfor ihiem that dwell in the wilderness : they ing-grapes when the vintage is done. set up the towers thereof, they raised up thie 14 They shall lift up their voice, they shall palaces thereof; end lie brougiit illo ruin. sing for the majesty of the LORI), they shall

14 Howl, ye ships of Tarshish: for your cry aloud from ibe sea. strength is laid waste

15 Wherefore glorify ye the LORD in the

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fires, eren the name of the LORD God of Is- 91 And it shall be said in that way, Lo. 'ael in the isles of the sea.

this is our God; we have waiied for him, 16 1 From the ullermost part of the earth and he will save us : this is the LORD ; we ave we heard songs, eren glory to the righi- bave waited for him, we will be glad' and vous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, rejoice in his salvation. voe unto me! the treaclierous dealers have 10 For in this inountain shail the hand of lealt treacherously ; yea, the treacherous the Lord rest, and Moab shall be trodden ealers have dealt very treacherously, down under him, even as straw is trodden

17 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are down for the dungliill. pou thee, ( inhabitant of the earth.

11 And he shall spread forth liis hands in 18 And it shall come to pass, that he who the midst of them, as lie that swmimeth fleeth from the noise of the fear shall fall in- spreadeth fortlı his hands to swim ; and he lo the pit ; and lie that comet! up out of the shall bring down their pride together with midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare : the spoils of their hands. for the windows from on high are open, and 12 And the fortress of the high fort of thy the foundations of the earth do shake. walls shali he bring down. lay low, and bring

19 The earth is utterly broken down, the to the ground, even to the dust. earth is clean dissolved, the earth is moved

CHAP. XXVI. exceedingly.

IN that day shall this song be sung in the 20 The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; salvation will God appoint for walls and and the transgression thereof shall he heavy buwarks. upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again. 2 Open ye the gates, that the righteous na

21 And it shall come to pass in that day, tion which keepeth the truth may enter in. That the Lord shall punish the lost of the 3 Thou will keep him in perfect peace, sigh ones that are on liigli, and the kings of whose mind is stayed on thee; because he Wie earth upon the earth.

trusteth in thee. 22 And diey shall be gathered together, as 4. Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be Lord JEHOVAH is everlasting strength. shut up in the prison, and after many days 59 For he bringeth down then that dwell shall they be visited.

on highı ; the losty city, he layeth it low : he 23 Then tie moon shall be confounded, layetli it low, even to the ground; he bring. and the sun astiamed, when the Lord of hosts etl it even to the dust. shail reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, ti The foot shall tread it down, even the . and before his ancients gloriously, feet of the poor, anul the steps of the needy. CHAP. XXV.

7 The way of the just is uprightness: thion, LORD, thou ort my Goul; I will exalt most uprigli, dost weigh the path of the just.

thee; I will praise iliy naine : for thou 8 Yea, in the way of thy judgments, 0 hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of Lord, have we waited for ibee; the desire old ure faithfulness anul truth.

of our soul is to iby name, and to the remem2 For thou hast made of a city an licar; of brance of thee. a defenced city a ruin: a palace of strangers 9 With my soul bave I desired thee in the to be no city ; il shall never be built. night; yea, with my spirit within me will i

3 Therefore shall the strong people glorify seek tice early : for when thy judgments are thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear in the earthi, che inhabitants of the world vill thee.

learn righteousness. # For thicu hast been a strength to the poor, 10 Le favour be shewed to the wicked, a strength to tie needy in lois diatress, a re- yet will he not learn rigliteousness : in the fuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, land of uprightness wili he deal unjustly, and when the blast of the terrible ones is as a will not beliuld the majesty of the LORD. torm against the wall.

11 LORD), when thy hand is listed up, they 5 Thou shalt bring down the noise of stran- will not see: but they shall see, and be ashagers, as the lieat in a dry place; even the lira! med for their envy at the people ;, yea, the with the shadow of a cloud : the branch of fire of thine enemies shall devour them. the terrible ones shall be brought low.

12 LORD, thou wilt ordain peace for us: 6. And in this mountain shall the LORD for thou also last wrought ali our works in us. of hosts inake unto all people a seast of fat 13 O LORD our God, other lords besides things, a feast of wines on the lees; of fat thee have had dominion over us; but hy thee things full of marrow, of wines on the lees only will we make mention of thy name. well refined.

11 They are dead, they shall not live; they 7 And he will destroy in this mountain the are deceased, they shall not rise : therefore face of the covering cast over all people, and hast thou visited and destroyed them, and the vail that is spread over all nations. made all their memory lo perish.

8 He will swallow up death in victory; and 15 Thou liast increased the nation, O LORD the Lord God will wipe away tears from off t..ou hast increased the nation: thou art glori. all faces; and the rebuke or his people shall fied: thou nadst removed il far unto all the he take away from off all the earth : for the ends of the earth. LORD hatha spoken it.

| 16 Lorn, in trouble have they visited thee :

they poured out a prayer when they chasten- 12 1 And it shall come to pass in that day, ing was upon them

that the Lord) shall beal off from the cliarnel 17 Like as a woman with child, that draw. for the river unto the stream of Egypil, and etli near the time of her delivery, -is in pain, we shall be gathered one by one, ye chiland crieth out in her pangs; so have we been dren of Israel. in thy sighe, () LORD.

13 And it shall come 10 pass in that day, 18 We have been with child, we have been that the great trupul shall be blown, and in pain, we have as it were brought forth they shall come mich were reads to perish wind; we have not wrought any deliverance in the land of Asyria, and the outcasts in the in the earth, neither have the inhabitants of land of Egypl, and stall worst in the LORD the world fallen.

in the holy mnouni ai Jeru-alem. 19 Thy dead men shall live, logether with

CHAP. XXIIII. my dead body shall tlie, arise wake and White crowmof pride, tortile drunk: as the dew of hierbis, and the earth shall castly is a fadug Hower, which are on the bead out the dead.

of the fat valleys of them that are overcome 2011 Come, iny people, enter thou into thy with wine ! chambers, and shut ily doors about thee: 2 Behold, the Lord hath a mighty and hide thyself as it were for a little moment, strony one, which, as a tempest of lail, and until the indignation be overpast.

a destroying storm, as a Hood of inighty 21 For, behoid, the Lord cometh out of luis waters overflowing, shall cast down to the place lo punish the inbabitants of the earth earth with the hand. for their iniquity: the earth also shall disclose 3 The crown of pride, the drunkards of her blood, and shall no more cover ber slain. Ephraim, shall be trodden under feet. CHAP. XXVII.

4 And the glorious beauty which is on the IN

that day the Lord, with his sore, and head of the far valley shall be a fading flower, great, and strong sword, shall punisli le- und as the basty fruit belore the summer viathan the piercing serpe.it, even leviathan which when he that looketh upon it seeth, inat crooked serpent; and he shall slay the while it is yet in bis land lie eaieth it up. dragon that is in the sea.

5 fi Initiat day shall the Lord of hosts be . . In that day sing ye unto her, A vine-for a crown of glory, and for a diadem of yard of red wine.

beauty, into the residue of his people, 3 I the Lord do keep it ; I will water it 6 And for a spirit of judgment to bin wat every moment ; lest uny lurt it, I will keep siteeth in judgment, and for strength to them it night and day.

that turn the battle to the gale 4 Fury is not in me : who would set the i ! But they also liave erred through wine, briers and toorns against me in baule? 1 and througli strong drink are out of the way! would go throagli them, I would buru them tlie priest and the prophet have erred through together.

strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, 5 Or let him take hold of my strength, that they are out of the way through strong drink he may make peace with me; anu le shall they err in vision, they stumble in judgment make peace with me.

Lor all tables are full of voinii and filti 6 He shall cause then that come of Jacobness, so that there is no place cleun. to take root : Israel shall blocsom and bud, 99 W bom shall he teach kinow ledge? and and fill the face of the world with fruit. whom shall he make to understand doctrine?

71 Hali he smilen him, as lie smole those them thut ure weaned from the milk, and that smole lim? or is he slain according to drawn from the breasts. the slaughter of them that are slain by binn? 10 For precept must be upon precept, pre8 In measure, when it slimotelli fosili

, thou ceput upon precepe; line upon line, line upon will debate with it: he stayeth liis roughline; liere a little, and there a little: wind in the day of the cast win.l.

11 Foreitli stammering lips, and another 9 By this therefore shall the iniquity of tongue, will be speak to this people. Jacob'he purged; and this is all the fruit 10 12 To whom he said, This is the rest wheretake away his sin ; when he maketlı all the with ye may cause the weary to rest; and this stones of the altar as chalk-stones that are is the refreshing: yet they would noi hear. beaten in sunder, the groves aml images shall 13 But the word of the Lorp was unto them mol stand up.

precept upon precept, precept upon precept; 10 Yet tlie defenced city shuill be desolate, line upon line, line upon line; here a little and and the habitation forsaken, and leti like a where a little; that ibey might go, and fall wiltlerness : there shall the call feed, and backward; and be broken, and snared, and there shall be lie down, and consume the taken. brancies thereof.

161 Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, 11 When the louglis thereof are withered, ye scornful men, that rule this people which they shall be broken off': the women come is in Jerusalem : and set them on fire ; for it is a prople of 15 Because re lave said, We have made a no understanding : therefore lie that inade covenant with death, and with hell are we al them will notave mercy on them, and he agreement; when the overflowing scourge

or we have made lies our refuge, and under out of the ground, and thy speech shall whis falsehood lave we hid ourselves.

per out of the dust. 16 Pherefore thus saith the LORD God, 5 Moreover, the multitude of thy strangers Beho. I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, shall be like small dust, and the multitude of a tri

oné, a precious corner-stone, a sure the terrible ones shall be as chair that passeth foundation : he ihat believeth shall not make away; sea, it shall be at an instant suddenly. haste.

6 Thou shalt be yisited of the Lord of losis 17.! Judgment also will I lay to the line, with thunder, and with earthquake, and and righteousness to the pluininet; and the great noise, with storm and tempest, and the hail shall sweep away the reluge of lies, and flame of devouring fire. the waters sball overflow the hiding-place. 7. And the multitude of all the nations that

18 And your covenant with death shall be fight against Ariel, even all that fight against disannulled, and your agreement with hell her and her munition, and that distress her, shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall be as a dream of a night-vision. shall pass through, then ye shall be irodden 8 Il shall even be as when a liung: y man down by it.

dreameth, and, behold, he eateth; but be 19 From the time that it goeth forth it shall awaketh, and his soul is empty: or as when a take you: for morning by morning shall it thirsty man dreameth, and, heliold, he drinispass over, hy day and by niglit; and it shall etlı; but he awaketh, and, behold, he is faint, be a vexation only to understand the report. and his soul bath appetite : so shall the mul.

20 For the bed is shorter than that a man cantitude of all the nations be that fight against stretch himself on il; and the covering par-nmunt Zion. rower than that i:e can wrap himself in it. 19 Stay yourselves and wonder; cry se out,

21 For the Lord shall rise up as in mount and cry: they are drunken, but not wn Perazim, he shall be wroth as in the valley of wine ; they stagger, but not with strong drink. Gibeon, that he may do his work, bis strange 10 For the Lord hati poured out upon work: and bring to pass his act, liis strange aci. vou the spirit of deep sleep, and bath closed

2. Now therefore be ye not mockers, lest your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, thie your bands be made strong: for I have heard seers liati lie covered. froin the Lord God of hosts a consumption, 11 And the vision of all is become unto you even determined upon the whole eartli. as the words of a book that is sealed, which

31 Give ye ear, and hear my voice; lieark- men deliver to one that is learned, saying, en, and hear my speech.

Rear this, I pray thee: and he saitli, I can24 Dollatie plowman plow all day lo sow?not; for it is sealed. doth he open anbreak the clocsofbišground? 12 Auch the book is delivered to liim that

25 When he hath made plain the face is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee • thereol, dot lie not cast abroad the fitches, and lie saith, I am not learned. and scatter the cummin, and cast in the prin1:3 Werefore the LORD said, Forasmuch cipal wheat, and the appointed barley; and as this people draw pear me with their mouth, the rye, in their place

and with their lips do bonour me, but have re. 26 For his God doth instruct loim to dis- moved their heart far from ine, and their fear "cretion, and doth teachi hiin.

toward me is taught by the precept of men: 27 For the titches are not thrashed with 14 Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a a thrashing instrument, neither is a cari. marvellous work among this people, even a wheel turned about upon the cummin; but marvellous work and a wonder; for the wisthe fitches are beaten out with a staff, and lom of their wice men shall perish, and the unthe cummin with a rod.

derstanding of their prudent men shall be lid 28 Bread-corn is bruised; because he will 15 Woe into them that seek deep to hide not ever be thrashing in, nor break it with their counsel trom the Lor), and their works the wheel of his cari, nor bruise it with leis are in the dark, and they say, Who see!h us: borsemen.

and who knoweth us? 29 Thu also cometh forth from the Lori) 16 Surely your turning of things upside of hosts, which is wonderful in counsel, and down shall be esteemed as the potter's clay: excellent in working.

for shall the work say of him that made it CHAP. XXIX.

He made me not? or shall the thing frame ! WD via Ariela ad Ariel, ube city where say of li llhat framed it, He had no under.

David dwell! add ye year to year? thein kill sacrifices.

17 9°s it not yet a very little while, and 2 Yet I will distress Ariel, and there shall Lebanon shall be turned into a fruitful field be heaviness and sorrow : 'and it shall be and the fruitful field sliall be esteemed as a unto me as Ariel.

forest? 3 And I will camp against thee round about, 13 And in that day shall the deaf hear the and will lay seige against thee with a mount, words of the book, and the eyes of the blind and I will raise forts against thee.

shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness, 4 And thou shall be brought down, and 19 The meek also shall increase their joy shalt speak out of the ground, and they speech in the Lord, and ine poor among men shall shall be low out of the dust, and thy voice rejoice in the Holy One of Israel. hall be, as of one that hath a familiar spirit, 20 For the terrible one is hmughut to

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