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novgist, and the scorner is consumed, and all fire from the hearth, or to take water wrthal that watch for iniquity are cut off : out of the pit.

21 That make a man an offender for a 15 For inus saith the Lord God, the Holy word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth One of Israel, In returning and rest shall ve in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing be saved ; in quietness and in confidence shall of nought.

be your strength; and ye would not." 22 Therefore this saith the Lord, who re- 16 But ye said, No; for we will fiee upon deemed Abraham, concerning the house of horses; therefore shall ye fee: and, We wil Jacob, Jacob shall not now be ashamed, nei- ride upon the swist; therefore shall they that ther shall his face now wax pale.

pursue you be swilt. 23 But when he seeth his children, the work 17 One thousand shall fee at the rebuke of of mine hands, in the midst of him, they shallfone; at the rebuke of five shall ye flee : til sanctify iny name, and sanctify the Holy One ye be left as a beacon upon the top of a moun of Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel. tain, and as an ensign on an bill.

21 They also that erred in spirit shall come 18 1 And therefore will the LORD wait, that to inderstanding, and they that murmured be may be gracious unto you; and therefore shall learn doctrine.

will he be exalted, that he may have mercy CHAP. XXX.

upon you; for the LORD is a God of judgTOE to the rebellious children, saith the ment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Lord, that take counsel, but not of 19 For the people sliail dwell in Zion at Jeme; and that cover with a covering, but not rusalem; thou shalt weep no more: he will of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin : be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy

2 That walk to go down into Egypt, and cry; when he shall hearit, lie willanswer thee. have not asked at my mouth; to strengthen 20 And though the Lord give you the bread themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet to trust in the shadow of Egypt!

shall not thy teachers be removed into a cor. 3 Therefore shall the strengil of Pharaoh ner any more, but thine eyes shall see thiy we your shame, and the trust in he shadow teachers : of Egype your confusion.

21 And thine ears shall hear a word behind 4 For his princes were at Zoar, and listhec, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, ambassadors caine to Hanes.

when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye 5 Thiey were all aslained of a people thol turn to the left. could not profit them, nor be an help vor 22 Ye shall defile also the covering of thy profit, but a shame, and also a reproach. graven images of silver, and the ornament of

6 The burden of the beasts of the south :thy molten images of gold : thou shalt cast into the land of troulile and anguishi, froin them away as a menstruous cloth; thou shalt whence come the young and old lion, the viper say unto ii, Get thee lience. and fiery flying serpent. they will carry tlieir 23 Then shall be give the rain of thy seed, riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and that thou shalt sow the ground withal; and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, bread of the increase of the earth, and it shall to a people that shall not profit them. be fat and plenteous: in that day shall thy

7 For the Egyptians slian help in vain, and cattle feed in large pastures. to no purpose : therefore have I cried con- 24 The oxen likewise, and the young asses cerning this, Their strength is to sit still. that ear the ground, shall eat clean provender

3 Now go, write it hefore them in a table, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and note it in a hook, that it may be for the and with the fan. time in come for ever and ever ;

25 And there shall be upon every high g That this is a rebellious people, lying mountain, and upon every high hill, rivers children, children that will not hear the law and streams of waters in the day of the great of the LORD :

slaughter, when the lowers fall. 10 Which say to the seers, See not; and 26 Moreover the liglit of the moon shall to lhe prophets, Prophesy not unto us right be as the light of the sun, and the light of things; speak unto us sinooth things, pro- the sun shall be seven-foll, as the light of plesy deceits :

seven days, in the day that the Lord hindeti 11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out up the breach of his people, and healeth the of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to stroke of their wound. cease froin before us.

27 1 Behold, the name of the Lord cometh 12 Wherefore thus sailli the Holy One of Is- from far, burning with his anger, and the burrael, Because ye despise this word, and trust in den thercof is beavy; bis lips are full of indig. oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon: nation, and his tongue as a devouring fire :

13 Therefore this iniquity shall be to you.28 And his breath as an overflowing stream, as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a. shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift luigh wall, whose breaking comeil suddenly the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there at an instant.

shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, 11 Anal lie shall break it às the breaking of causing them to err. Die potter's vessel that is broken in pieces ; 29 Ye shall have a song, as in the night lie shall not spar: so that there shall not be when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness

CHAP. XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII. come into the monatain of the LORD, to the be dim; and the ears of them that lear stiali mighty One of Israel,

hearken. 30 And the Lord shall cause his glorious 4 The heart also of the rash shall undervoice to be heart, and shall shew the lighting stand knowledge, and the tongue of the stamdown of his arm, with the indignation of his merers shall be ready to speak plainly. anger, and with the flame of a devouring fire, 5 The vile person shall be no more called with scattering, and tempest, and bail-stones. liberal, nor the churl said lo be bountiful.

31 l or through the voice of the Lord shall 6 For the vile person will speak villany, and the Assyrian be beaten down, which smole his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypowith a rod.

crisy, and to utter error against the LORD, LO 3. And in every place where the grounded make empty the soul of the hungry; and he stailshall pass, which the LORD shall lay upon will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail

. him, it shall be with tabrets and barps : and 7 The instruments also of the churl are in battles of shaking will he fight with it. evil : he deviseth wicked devices to destroy

33 For Tophet is ordained of old; yea, for the poor with lying words, even when the the king it is prepared: lie hath made it deep needy speakerb right. ana large; the pile thereof is fire and much 8 Bui the liberal deviseth liberal things; wood; the breath of the LORD, 'ike a stream and by liberal things shall he stand. of brimstone, doth kindle it.

9 1 Rise up, ye women that are at ease, CHAP. XXXI.

hear my voice, ye careless daughters; give do ear cum am speech help, and stay on horses, and trust in 10 Many days and years shall ye be trouchariots, because they are many; and in horse-bled, ye careless women: for the vintage men, because they are very strong: but they shall fail, the gathering shall not come. ook not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither 11 Tremble, ye women that are at ease; be seek the LORD!

troubled, ye careless ones : strip you, and make 2 Yet he also is wise, and will bring evil, you bure, and giro suckcloth upon your loins. and will not call back his words : but wil!! 12 They shall lament for the teats, for the arise against the house of the evil-loers, and pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine. against the help of them that work iniquity. 13 Upon the land of my people shall coinc

3 Now the Egyptians are men, and not God; up tnorns, and briers, yea, upon all the houses and their borses flesh, and not spirit. When of joy in the joyous city: the Lord shall stretch out his hand, both he 1 i Because the palaces shall be forsaken: that helpeth shall fall, and be that is holpen the multitude of the city shall begelt; the shall fall clown, and they all shall failtogriher, forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a

4 for thus hath the Lor! spokeo unto me, joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks; Like as the lion and the young lion roaring 15 s l'huil the Spirit be poured upon us on luis prev, ivhen a muliitude of shepherds froin on high, and ihe wilderness be a fruit. * called forth against him, he will not be tu feld, and the fruitful field be counted for afraid of their voice, nor abase hiinsa: for a forest. the noise of diem: so shall the Lor:) of hosts 16 Then judgment sball dwell in the wil. come down to fight for mount Zion, and for derness, and righteousness remain in the the bill thereof.

fruitiul field. 5 As birds flying, so will the Lord of hosts 17 And the work of righteousness shall be defend Jerusalem ; defending also he will de- peace; and the effect of righteousness, quiet. liver it ; anul passing over he will preserve il. ness and assurance for ever.

6 Turn ye unto him from whom the chil- 13 And my people shall dwell in a peacedren of Israel have deeply revolted. able liabitation, and in sure dwellings, and in

7 For in that day every inan shall cast away quiet resting-places, his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which 19 When it shall hail, coming down on the yourown hands have made unto you for a sin, forest; and the city shall be low in a low

8 1 Then shall the Assyrian fall with the place. sword, not of a mighty man; and the sword, 0 Blessed are ye that sow beside all wa. not of a mean man, shall devour hinn : but he ters, that send forth thither the feet of the ox shall flee from the sword, and his young men and the ass. shall be discomfited.

CHAP. XXXIII. 9 And he shall pass over to this strong hold WoE to thee that spoilest, and thou wast

W for fear, and his princes shall be afraid of the not spoiled; and dealest treacherously, en-ign, saith the Lorn, whose fire is in Zion, and they dealt not treacherously with thee! and his furnace in Jerusalem.

when thou shalt cease to spoil, ihou shall be CITAP. XXXII.

spoiled; and when thou shalt make an end EHOLD, a king shall reign in righteous- to deal treacherously, they shall deal trea.

2 And a man shall be as an hiding-place 20 Lori), be gracious unto us; we have from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; waited for thee: be thou their arm every as rivers of water in a dry place; as the sha. morning, our salvation also in the time of dow of a great rock in a weary land. trouble. 3 And the eyes of them that see shall not! 3 At the noise of the camuk the people

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Red, at the listing up of thyself the nations our lawgiver the Lord is our King; he will were scattered.

4. And your spoil shall be gathered like the 23 Thy tacklings are loosel ; they could gathering of the caterpillar: as the running not well strengthen their mast; they could to and fro of locusts shall he run upon them. noi spread the sail: then is the prey or a,

5 The Lord is exalted; for bedwelleihon great spoil divided; the lame take the prey. ligh: he hath filled Zion with judgment and 24 And the inhabitants shall not say, I am righteousness.

sick: the people that dwell therein shwill be 6 And wisdom and knowledge shall be the forgiven their iniquity. stability of thy times, and strength of salva

CHAP. XXXIV. tion: the fear of the Lord is liis ireasure. OME near, ye nations, lo hear; and hear

ken, out: the ambassadors of peace shall weep all that is iberein; the world, and all things bitterly.

that come forth of it. 8 The lighways lie waste, the wayfaring 2 For the indignation of the Lord is upon man ceaseth; he hath broken the covenani, all nations, and his fury upon all their armies: he hath despised the cities, be regardetli no he hath utterly destroyed them, he hath de

livered them io the slauglier, 9 The earth mourneth and languisheth; 3 Their slain also shall be cast out, and their Lebanon is asliamed and hewn down ; Sha- stink shall come up out of their carcases, and ron is like a wilderness; and Basian and Car- the mountain shall be melied with their blood mel shake off their fruits.

4 And all the host of heaven shall be dissol. 10 Now will I rise, saith the LORD; now ved, and the heavens shall be rolled together will I be exalted; now will I bfi up mysell. as a scroll: and all their hosts shall fall down,

11 Ye shall conceive chaff; ye shall bring as the leal falleth oft from the vine, and as a forth stubble: your breath, us fire, shall de talling fig from the fig tree. vour you,

5 For my sword shall be bathed in heaven: 12 And the people shall be as the burn-behold, it shall come down upon Iduinea, and ings of lime; as thorns cut up shall they be upon the people of my curse, lo judgment. burned in the fire.

6 The sword of the Lord is filled with 13 1 Hear, ye that are far off, what I have blood; it is made fat with fatness, and with done; and, ye that are near, acknowledge my the blood of lambs and goats, with the sat of miglie.

the kidneys of rains : for the Lord hath a sa. 14 The sinners in Zion are afraid ; fear-critice in Bozralı, and a great slaughter in sulness liath surprised the lypocrites: who the land of Idumea. among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? 7 And the unicorns shall come down with wlio among us shall dwell with everlasting them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and burnings?

their land shall be soaked with blood, and 15 He that walketh riglitenusly, and speak- their dust made sat with latness. eth upright!y; he that despiseth the gain of

8 For it is the day of the Lord's venge oppressions, that shaketh liis hands from hold- ance, and the year of recompences for ile ing of bribes, that stoppelb his ears from controversy of Zion. hearing of blood, and shulteth his eyes from 9 And the streams thereof shall be turned iceing evil.

into pitch, and the dust thereof into brim. 10 He shall dwell on bigli; luis place of de- stone, and the land thereof shall become burn. fence shall be the inunitions of rocks; bread sing pitch. shall be given him, his waters shall be sure.

10 It shall not be quenchied niglit nor day; 17 Thine eyes shall see the king in his tlie smoke thereof shall go up for ever: from beauty: they shall behold the land that is very generation to generation it shall lie waste; far ofl.

none shall pass through it fur ever and ever: 18 Thineheart shall meditate terror. Where 11 But the cormorant and the bittern shall is the scribe? where is the receiver? where is possess it; the owl also and the raven shall he that counted the towers?

|dwell in it: and he shall stretch out upon it 19 Thou shalt not see a fierce people, a the line of confusior, and the stones of emptipeople of deeper speech than thou canst per- ness. ceive; ol a stammering tongue, thrie ihou 12 They shall call the nobles thereos to the canst not understand.

kingdom, but none shall be there, and all her 20 Look upon Zion, the city of our solem- princes shall be nothing. nities: thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet 13 And thorps shall come up in her pala. habitation, a iabernacle that shall not be ta- ces, nettles and brambles in the fortresses ken down; not one of the stakes thereof shall thereot'; and it shall be an habitation of dra. ever be removed, neither shall any of the gons, and a court for owls. cords thereof be broken:

14 The wild beasts of the desert shall also 21 But there the glorious Lord will be meet with the wild beasts of the island, and a unto us a place of broad rivers and streams; the salyr shall cry lo bis fellow; the screech.) wherein shall go no galley with oars, neither owl also shall resi there, and find for herselt shall gallant ship pass thereby.

a place of rest. 2 For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is! 15 There shall the great owl make her nest

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and lay, and hotels, and gather under her 5 1 say, soyest thor, (but they are hul vain shadow: there shall the vultures also be ga-words.) I hare counsel and strength for war; thered, every one with her mue.

now, on whom dost thou trust, that thou re16 Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and bellest against me? read; no one of these shall fail, none shall 6 Lo, thou trustest in the staff of this browant her mate: for my mouth it liath com-ken reed, on Egypt; whereon if a man lean, manded, and his spirit it hath gathered them. it will go into his hand, and pierce it, so is

17 And he hath cast the lot for them, and Pharaoliking of Egypt to all that trust in him. his hand liath divided it unto them by line: 7 But if thou say to 112, We trust in the they shall possess it for ever, from generation LORD our God: is it not he whose high to generation shall they dwell therein. places and whose altars Hezekiah liath taken CHAP. XXXV.

away, and said to Judah and to Jerusalera, HE wilderness, and the solitary place, Ye shall worship before this altar?

8 Now therefore give pledges, I pray thee, shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. to my master the king of Assyria, and I will

2 li shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice give thee iwo thousand horses, if thou be able even with joy and singing ; the glory of Le-on thy part to set riders upon them. banon shall be given unto it, the excellency 9 How then wilt thou turn away the face of Carinel and Sharon; they shall see the of one captain of the least of my master's glory of the LORD, and ille excellency of our servants, and put thy trust on Egypt for chaGod.

riots and for liorsemen? 3 1 Strengthen ye the weak hands, and 10 And am I now come up without the confirm the feeble knees.

Lord against this land to destroy il? The 4 Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Lord said unto me, Go up against this land, Be strong, fear not; belold, your God will and destroy it. come with vengeance, even God with a re- 11 Then said Eliakim, and Shebna, and compence; he will come and save you. Joah, unto Rabsbakel, Speak, I pray thee,

5 Then the eyes of the blind shall be open- unto thy servbuits in the Syrian language; ed, and the ears of the deafshall be unstopped : for we understand it: and speak not to us in

6 Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, the Jews' language, in the ears of the people and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the that are on the wall. wilderness shall waters break out, and streams 12 But Rabshakeh said, Hath my master in the desert.

sent me to tliy master and to thee, to speak 7 And the parched ground shall become a these words: hath he not sent me to the men pool, and the thirsty, land springs of water: ubat sit upon the wall, that they may eat their in the liabilation of dragons, wliere each lay, own dung, and drink their own piss with you? shali le grass, with reeds ard rushes.

13 11 Tlien Rabshakeh stood, and cried with 8 And an lighway shall be there, and a a loud voice in the Jews' language, and said, way, and it shall be called, The way of holi- Hear ye the words of the great king, the Press, the unclean shall not pass over it; but king of Assyria: it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, Ti Thus faith the king, Let not Hezekiah though fools, shall not err therein.

deceive you; for he shall not be able lo de9 No lion shall be there, nor any ravenous liver you. beast shall go up thereon. it shall not be found 15 Neillier let Hezekiah make you trust in there; but the redeemed shall walk there. the Lord, saying, The LORD will surely de

10 And the ransomed of the LORD shall re liver us: this city shall not be delivered into turn, and come in Zion withi songs, and ever-thie hand of the king of Assyria. lasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain 16 Hearken not to Hezekiah; for thus joyandgladness, and sorrow and sighing shall saith the king of Assyria, Make an agreement flee away.

with me by a present, and come oui to me: CHAP. XXXVI.

and eat ye every one of his vine, and every NOW TOW it came to pass in the fourteenth one of his fiy-treo, and drink ye every one

year of king Hezekia!, that Sennache- the waters of his own cistern; rib king of Assyria came up against all the 17 Until I come and take you away to a defenced cities of Judah, and took them. land like your own land, a land of corn and

21 And the king of Assyria sent Rabstia- wine, a land of bread and vineyards. keh from Lachisia to Jerusalem, unto king 19' Bercare, lesi Hezekiais persuade you. Hezekial, with a great army: and he slood saying, The LORD will deliver us. Hath any by the conduit of the upper pool, in the high- or the gods of the nations delivered his land way of the fuller's field.

out of the hand of the king of Assyria? 3 Then came forth unto him Eliakim, Hil- 19 Where ure the gods of Hamath and Arkiah's son, which was over the house, and pbad? where are the gods of Sepharvaim? and Shebna the scribe, and Joab, Asaph's son, have they delivered Samaria out of iny hand? the recorder.

20 Who are they among all the gods of 4 And Rabshakeh said unto them, Say ye these lands that have delivered their land out now to Hezekiah, Thus saith the great king, of my hand, that the LORD should deliver the king of Assyria, What confidence is this Jerusalem ont of my hand? wherein thou trustest?

21 But they held their peace, and answered

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nim not a word: for the king's commandinent 16 O LRD of hosts, God of Israel, that was, saying, Answer hiin not.

dwellest belreen the cherubims, thou art the 22 1 Then came Eliakim the son of Hil. God. eren thou alone, of all tlie kingdoms of kiah, that was over the household, and sheh- the ea th; thion last made heaven and earth, na the scribe, and Joab the son of Asaplı the 17 Incline thine ear, O Lord, and hear ; recorder, in Hezekial with their clothes ren, lopen tine evra, () Lord), and see ; and lear and told him the words of Rabsbakels. all the words of Semacherib, which hatti seni CHAP. XXXIII.

10 re;rvach the living God. AND it came to pase, when.king Hezekiah 1.3°Of a trulli, Lori, the kings of Assyria

heard it, that he rent liis clothes, and have laid waste all the nations, and their covered himself willi sackcloth, aud went in-countries, to the bouse of the Lord.

19 And have cast their gods into the fire ; 2 And he sent Eliakim, who was over the for they were no gods, but the work of men's household. and Shehna the scribe, and the bands, wood and stone; therefore they liave elders of the priests, covered with sackcloth, destroyed them uinto Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz. 20 Now therefore, O Lord our God, save

3. And they said untoliin, Thus saith He us from liis hand, that all the kingdoms of zekialı, This day is a day of trouble, and of the earth may know that thou art the Lord, rebuke, and of blaspheiny: for the children even thon only. are coine to the birth, and there is not strength 11 Then Isaiali the son of Amoz sent une to bring forth.

to Hezekialı, saving, ý lus saith the Lok) 4 It may be the LORD thy God will bear God of Israel, Whereas thou hast praved to the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of me against Sennacherib king of Assyria : Assyria his master bath sent to reproach the 22 This is the word which the Lord hath living God, and will reprove the words which spoken concerning lim, The virgin, the the Lord thy God liath beard: wherefore daugliter of Zion, bath despised thee, and ist up thy prayer for the remiant thut is leli. laughed thee to scorn; the daughter of Jeru

5 So the servants of king Hezekialı came salem bath shaken her head at dee. o Isaiah.

23 Whom last iliog reproached and bias6 # And Isaiah said unto them, Thus shall phemed ; and against whom hast thou exaltye say unto your master, Thus saith the Lord, ed iny voice, and lified up thine eyes on higii? Be not afraid of the words that thou hast even against the Holy One of Israel. heard, wherewith the servants of the king of 24 By thy servants hast thou reproached Assyria bave blasphemed me.

the Loku), and hast said, By the multitude 7 Behold, I will send a blast upon him, and w my chariots am I come up to the brighton he shall bear a rumour, and return to his the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon; and own land ; and I will cause bim to fall by I will cut down the tall cedars thereof, and the sword in his own land.

the choice fir-trees thereof : and I will enter 8 11 So Rabshakeli returned, and found the into the lieight of his border, and the forest king of Assyria warring against Libnal: for of his ('armel. he had heard that lie was departed from La- 25 I have diyged, and drunk water ; and chish.

wiil the sole of iny feet have 1 dried ap al. 9 And he heard say concerning Tirliakala the rivers of the besieged places. king of Ethiopia, He is come forth to make 20 Hast thou not heard long ago, how ! war with thee: and when lie heard it, lie have done it; arul of ancient times, that I sent messengers to Hezekialı, saving, have forineal it? now liave I brought it to

10 Thus shall ye speak to Hezekialı king pass, that thou shouidest he to lay wa-te deof Judalı, saying, Let not thy God in whon fenced cities into ruinous heaps. thou trustest deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem 27 Therefore their inliabitants were of shall not be given into the land of the king small power, they were dismayed and conof Assyria.

founded : Uney were as the grass of the field, Il Bebold, thou hast heard what the kings and as the green hierb; as the grass on the of Assyria have done to all lands, by de-house-tops, and as corni blasted before it be sliuying liiem utterly, and siialt thou be de- grown up. livered

28 Bui I know tly abode, and thy going 12 Have the gods of the nations delivered out, and thy coming in, and thy rage against them wlicl. iny fathers have destroyed, us me. Gozan, and Harau, and Rezeplı, and the 29 Because thy rage against me, and thy children of Eden which were in Tela-sar? tumult, is come up into mine ears ; therefore

13 Where is the king of Hamath, and the will I put my look in thy rose, and my briking of Arphad, and the king of the city of dle in ily lips, and I will turn thee back by Seplarvaim, Hena, and lvali?

the way by which thou cainest. 14 | And Hezekiah received the letter 30 And this shall be a sign unto thee, Ye from the hand of the messengers, and read shall eat thie year such as groweth of itself; it: and Hezekiah went up unto the house of and the second year wiat which springeth of the LORD, and spread it before the Lord. le same; and in the third year sow ye, and

15 And Hezekialı prayed unto the LURD, rear, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruit saying,

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