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fires, eren the name of the Lord God of Is- 99 And it shall be said in that way, Lo. 'ael in the isles of the sea.

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

17 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are down for the dungliill. spou thee, () inhabitant of the eartı.

11 And he shail spread forth liis bands in 18 And it shall come to pass, that he who the midst of them, as lie that swmmimeth fleeth from the noise of the fear shall fall in- spreadeth fortlı his hands to swim; and he to the pit ; and he that cometh 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 shakr. walls shal: 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. exceeding!y. 20 The earth shall reel to and fro like a

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land of Sudah ; We have a strong city drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage : salvation will God appoint for walls and and the transgression thereof shall be heavy bulwarks. 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. hat the Lord shall panisli the host of the 3 Thou will keep him in perfect peace, high ones that are on bigli

, and the kings of whose mind is stayed on thee; because he He earth upon the earth.

trusteth in thee. 22 And they 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 thein that dwell shall they be visited.

on high ; the lofty city, he layeth it low : he 23 Thien tie moo: shall be confounded, layetli it low, even to the ground ; lie bring. and the sun asiiamed, when the LORD ofbosis eth it even to the dust. shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, ti The sout shall tread it down, even the and before his ancient gloriously. reet of the poor, anul the steps of the needy. CHAP. XIV.

7 The way of the just is uprightness: thon, O

thee; I will praise iliy naine : for thou 8 Yea, in the way of thiy judgments, O hast done wonderlul things; thy counsels of Lord, have we waiied for ihee; the desire pld ure faithfulness arui truth.

of our soul is to iby name, and to the remem2 For thou hast made of a city an leap; of brance of thee. a defenced city a ruin: a palace of strangers 9 With my soul lave 1 desired thee in the to be no city ; it shall never be huile. niglit; yea, will my spirit within me will I

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

learn righteousness. 4 For thcu hast been a strength to the poor, 10 Le! favour be shewed to the wicked, a strength to the needy in his distress, a re- yet will be 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 ine terrible ones is as a will not behold the majesty of the Lord. storm against the wall.

II 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 asha. gers, as the lieat in a dry, place; even the lipas 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 1 LORD, thou wilt ordain peace for us : 6 And in this mountain shall inve LORD for thou also last wrought ali our works in us. of hosts make 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 liad 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 to perislı.

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

| 16 LORD, in trouble have they visited thee : they poured out a prayer when tly chasten- 12 11 And it shall come to pass in that day, ing was upon them.

Ilmal the Lord) shall bell off from the charnej 17 Like as a woman with child, that draw- of the river into the stream of Egypil, and eth near the time of her delivery, is in pain, we shall be gathered one by one, V je chiland crieth out in her pangs; so have we been furen of Israel. in thy sight, () LORD.

13 And it shall come to pass in that day, 13 We have been with child, we have been that the great tru:n het sliall be blown, aid in pain, we have as it were brought forth, they shall come which were ready to peria wind; we have not wrought any deliverance in the land of 4 tria.and the outcasts in the in the earth, neither have the imha'itants of land of Egypt, and sal worship the LORD) the world fallen.

in the holy inoumi ai Jerusalem. 19 Thy dead men shall live, logether with

CHAP. XXIIII.

de sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is ards of lpluraim, u liose glorious bran. as the dew of bierbs, and the carth shall castly is a fadmg Hower, which are on the lead out the dead.

of the fat valleys of them that are overcome 201 Come, iny people, enter thou into thy with wine! chambers, and shut iliy doors about thee : 2 Bebold, the Lord hath a mighty and bide 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 nighty 21 For, behoid, the Lord cometh out of his waters overflowing, shall cast down to the place to punish the inbalsitants of the earth earth with the hand. for their iniquity: the earth also shall disclose 3 The crown of pride, the drunkards of ker blood, and shall no more cover ber slain. Ephraim, shall be trodden under feet. CHAP. XXVII.

4 And the glorious beauty wbich is on the

and head of , great, and strong sword, shall punislı ie- und as the hasty fruit before the summer viathan the piercing serpe:it, even leviathan which when he that looketh upon it seeth, inat crookedl 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 In liat day shall the Lord of hosts be 2. 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 bim tivat every moment ; lest un,j lurt it, I will keep sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them it night and day.

that tirn thir battle to the gale 4 Fury is not in me: who would set the i Buitisey also liave erred through wine, briers and turns against me in battle? I and through strong drink are out of the way! would go throagli them, I would burn them the priest and the prophet have erred through together.

trong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, 5 Or let bim take hold of my strength, that they are out of the way through strong drink; he may make peace with me, and lie shall they err in vixion, thinn stumble in judgment make peace with me.

Tor all tables are full of vomii and filuri 6 He shall cause them that come of Jacob mess, so thot there is no place cleun. to take root : Israel shall blossom and bud. 91 l hom shall he teach hnow ledge? and and fill the face of the world with fruit. whom shall he make to understand doctrine?

71 Hati be smiuen him, as lip smote those them that ure weaned from the milk, and that smole hin? or is ne slain according to drawn from the breasts. the slaughter of them that are slain hy bin? Jo For precept must be upon precept, pre

8 In measure, when it slinoteth Gorili, thou cept upon jirecepe; line upon line, line upon wilt debale wil it: lie stavetli bis roughline; fiere a little, and there a little: wind in the day of the cast win.l.

Ji For withi siammering 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 liuit in 12 To whom lie said, This is the rest wherc. take away liis sin; when he makelli all die uith ye may cause the weary to rest; and this slones of the altar as chalk-stones that are is the refreshing: yet they would not hear. beaten in sunder, the groves am images stall 13 But the word of the Lord was unto them ou stand up.

precept opon precept, precept upon precept; 10 Ver the defenced city sluill be desolate, line upon line, line upon line; here a little and and the habitation forsaken, and leti like a there a little; that ibey might go, and fa! wilderness : there shall the call ferd, and backward; and be broken, and snared, and there shall he lie down, and consume thellaken. branches thereof.

1691 Wherefore liear the word of the LORD, 11 When the bouglis thereof are withered, ye scornful men, that rule this people which they shall be broken oft': the women come is in Jerusalem : and set them on fire ; for ii is a people of 15 Because re liave said, We have made a no understanding : therefore he that made covenant with death, and with hell are we al thein will not have mercy on them, and be agreement; when the oversiowing scourge that formed thein will shew them no favour. Ishall pass through, it shall not come into us •

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

per out of the dust. 16! herefore 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

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

6 Thou shalt be visited of the LORD of hosts 17.! Judgment also will I lay to the line, with thunder, and with eartıquake, and and righteousness to the pluininet; and the great noise, with storm and tempest, and the bail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and flame of devouring fire. the waters sball overflow the biding-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 niglie-vision. shall pass through, then ye shall be trodden 8 It shall even be as when a hung: y man down by il.

dreameth, and, behold, lie eateth; but le 19 Froin the time that it goeth forth it shall awaketh, and his soul is empty: or as when a lake you: for morning by morning shall it thirsty man dreameth, and, heliold, he drinkspass over, hy day and by niglit; and it sliall eth; but he awaketh, and, bebold, ne is taint, be a vexation only lo un lerstand the report. and his soul bath appelile : so shall the mul.

20 For the bed is shorter than that a man cantitude of all the nations be that figlit against stretch himself on il; and the covering nar- nunt Zion. rower than that i:e can wrap himself in it. I! Stay yourselves and wonder; cry ye oui,

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

2.! Now therefore be ye not mockers, lest your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, ihie 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 earth. as the words of a book that is sealed, which

231 Give ye ear, and hear my voice; heark- men deliver to one that is learned, saying, en, and hear my speechi.

Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I can24 Doth the plowinan plow all day lo sow? not; for it is sealed. doth le open anbreak the clousofhisground!) 12 Auch the book is delivered to him tha:

25 When be hath made plain die face is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee thereof, doth lle not cast abroad the fitches, and he saith, I am not learned. end scatter the cummin, and cast in the prin- 13 Wherefore the LORD said, Fora much cipal wheat, and the appointed barley, and as this people draw pear me with their mouth, che rye, in their place?

and with their lips do honour me, but have re26 For lis God doth instruct liim to dis-moved their lieart far from ine, and their lear cretion, and doth teach him.

toward me is caught by the precept of men : 27 For the fitclies 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, eren a wheel turned about upon the cummin; but marvellous work and a wonder; for ihe wisthe fitches are beaten out with a stall, and .lom of their wise men shall perish, and theun. the cummin with a rod.

derstanding of their prydent men shall be lid 28 Bread-corn is bruised; because he will 15 Woe into them that seek deep to hide nol ever be thrashing it, nor break it with their counsel from the Lorn, and their works the wheel of his cart, nor bruise it with luis are in the dark, and they say, Who see!h us: börsemen.

and who knoweth us? 29 This also cometh forth from the Lord 16 Surely your turning of things upside of hosts, which is wonderful in counsel, and down shall be esteemed as the poster'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 Avely and Ariel, abre city where say, of him eliat framed it, He had no under.

dwell! ye to year; let standing? chein kill sacrifices.

17 ! Is it not yet a very little while, and 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, 18 And in that day shall the deaf tear 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 sha't speak out of the ground, and thy speech in the Lord, and the poor among men shall shall be low out of the dust, and thy voice rejoice in the Holy One of Israel. wall he, as of one that hath a familiar spirit, 20 For the terrible one is hrnught to

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

21 That make a man an offender for a 15 For tnus saith the Lord God, the Holy word, and lay a snare for himn that reproveth One of Israel, In returning and rest shall ye 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 waith 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 will Jacob, Jacob shall not now be ashamed, nei- ride upon the swift; therefore shall they that ther shall his face now wax pale.

pursue you be swisi. 23 But when he seeth his children, the work 17. One thousand shall flee at the rebuke of of mine bands, in the midst of him, they shall one; at the rebuke of five shall ye flee: till sanctify my naine, and sanctify the Holy One ye be left as a beacon upon the top of a moun

Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel. tain, and as an ensign on an bill. 24 They also that erred in spirit shall come 18 1 And therefore will the LORD wait, that to widerstanding, and they that murmured he 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 judg, that take , of 19 For the people dwell in Zion at Jeme; and that cover with a covering, but not rusalem; thou slialt weep no more: he will of my Spirit, that they may add sin lo 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 will answer thee. have not asked at my mouth; 10 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 strengih of Pharaoh ner any more, but thine eyes shall see thy we your shame, and the trust in •he shadow teachers : of Egypt your confusion.

21 And thine ears shall hear a word behind 4 For dis princes were at Zoan, 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 They were all aslıained of a people that turn to the left. could not profit them, nor be an help yor 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 beasis of tre south :thy molten images of gold: thou shall cast into the land of troulile and anguish, froin them away as a menstruous cloth; thou shalt whence come the young and old lion, the viper say unto ii, Get thee bence. and fiery flying serpent, they will carry their 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 or 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 shall help in vain, and cattle feed in large pastures. to no purpose : therefore bare 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 f Now go, write it hefore them in a table, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and note it in a book, that it may be for the and with the fan. time to come for ever and ever ;

05 And there shall be upon every high 9 Thal this is a rebellious people, lying mountain, and upon every high bill, 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 light of the moon shall to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right be as the light of the sun, and the light of Livings; speak unto us sinooth things, pro- the sun shall be seven-fold, as the light of pivesy deceits :

seven days, in the day that the Lord bindetis 11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out up the breach of his people, and liealeth the of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel 10 stroke of their wound. cease froin before us.

27 | Behold, the name of the LORD cometh 12 Wherefore thus saith 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 heavy; his 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 hiigla wall, whose breaking cometh suddenly the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there at an instant.

shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, 11 And he shall break it as 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 he sliall not spara: so that there shall not be when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness lound in the string of it a sherd to take lof heart, as when one goeth with a pipe to

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come into the mountain of the LORD, to the be dim; and the ears of them that lear stali mighty One of Israel,

hearken. 30 And the Lord shall cause his glorious 4 The heart also of the rash shall undervoice to be heare', 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 hail-stones. liberal, nor the churl said to be bountiful.

31 for 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 againsi the LORD, 10 3.9 And in every place where the grounded make empty the soul of the hungry; and he staffshall pass, which the LORD shall lay upon will cause the drink of the thirsty io fail. him, it shall be with tabrets and larps : 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 : le bath made it deep needy speaketh righii. ana large; the pile thereof is fire and much 8 But the liberal deviseth liberal things; wood; the breath of the Lord, like a stream and by liberal things shall he stand. of brimstone, doth kindle it.

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

hear my voice, ye careless daughters; give 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 wonen: for the vintage men, because they are very strong : but they shall fail, the gathering shall not come.

ook not unto the Holy Orie of Israel, neither 11 Tremble, ye women that are at ease; be seek the LORD!

troubled. yecareless ones : strip you, and make 2 Yet he also is wise, and will bring evil, you bare, and gird suckcloth upon your loins. and will not call back his words : bient 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 coine

3 Now the Egyptians are men, and not God; up inorns, and briers, yea, upon all the houses and their horses flesti, and not spirit. When of joy in the joyous city: the Lond) shall stretch out his hand, both he 1 A Because the palaces shall be forsaken: that belpech shall fall, and he that is lolpen the multitude of the city shall befest; the shall fall clown, and they all shall failtogriher, forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a

4 For thus hath the Lord spoken unto me, joy of wild asses, a pasture of Rocks; Like as the lion and the young lion roaring 15 ? C'ntil the Spirit be poured upon us on liis prev, when a muliitude of shepherds froin on bigli, and ihe wilderness be a fruit. s called forth against him, he will not be lul feld, and the fruitlul field be counted for afraid of their voice, nor abase bims:)( for a forest. the noise of them : so shall the Lor:) of hosts 16 Then judgment shall dwell in the wil. come down to fight for mount Zion, and for derness, and righteousness remain in the the hill 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, quietliver it ; anul passing over he will preserve il. ness and assurance for ever.

6 Turn ye unto him from whoin 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 thai 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 4 Then shall the Assyrian Tall with the place. sword, not of a mighty man; and the sword, O Blessed are ye that sow beside all wa. not of a mean man, shall devour him: but heters, that send forth thither the feet of the ox skall flee from the sword, and his young men and the ass. shall be discomfited.

CHAP. XXXIII. 9 And he shall pass over to his strong hold VOE to thee that spoilest, and thou wast for fear, and his princes shall be afraid of the ensign, saith the Lorn, whose fire is in Zion, and they dealt noi treacherously with thee? and his furnace in Jerusalein.

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

spoiled; and when thou shall 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 tempesi; waited for thee: be thou their arm every as rivers of water in a dry place; as the sha- inorning, 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 S At the noise of the camul the people

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