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ing to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built; and founded, all of them : they shall go to confu to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid. sion together that are makers of idols. CHAP. XLV.

17 But Israel shall be saved in the LORD Cyrus, whose right hand i have holden, aslıamed nor contounded world without end to subdue nations before him; and I will 18 Forthus saith the Lord that created the . loose the loins of kings, to open before liim heavens; God limsell that formed the earth, the two-leaved gales; and ihe gates shall not and made it; he hath established it, he crea: be shut:

ted it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited; 2 1 will go before thee, and make the I am the LORD, and there is none else. crooked places straight: 'I wi.. break in 19 I have not spoken in secret, in a dark pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder place of the earth : 1 said not unto the seed the bars of iron :

of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain: I the LORD 3 And I will give thee the treasures of dark- speak righteousness, I declare things that are ness, and bidden riches of secret places, that right. thou mayest know that I the LORD, which 20 1 Assemble yourselves and come ; draw call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel. near together, ye that are escaped of the na

4 For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel tions: they have no knowledge that set up inine elect, I bave even called thee by thy the wood of their graven image, and pray name: I have surnamed thee, though thou unto a god ihat cannot save. hast not known me.

21 Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, lel 511 am the Lord, and there is none else, them take counsel together: who bath dethere is no God besides me: I girded thee, clared this from ancient time? icho lath told though thou hast not known me;

it from that time? have not the LORD? and 6 That they may know from the rising of there is no God else besides me; a just God, the sun, and from the west, that there is none and a Saviour : there is none besides ine. besides me: I am the Lory, and there is none 22 9 Look unto me, and be ye saved, all else.

the ends of the earth; for I am God, and 7 I form the light, and create darkness; I there is none else. inake peace, and create evil. I the Lorn do 23 I have sworn by myself, the word is all these things.

gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and 8 Drop down, ye heavens, from above, shall not return, That unto me every knee and let the skies pour down righteousness; shall bow, every tongue shall swear. let the earth open, and let them bring forth 24 Surely, shall one say, in the Lord have salvation, and let righteousness spring up to- ! righteousness and strength : even to him gether : I the Lord have created it. shall men come ; and all that are incensed

9 Woe unto him that striveth with his Ma- against hiin shall be ashamed. der! Let the potsherd strive with the pot

25 In the LORD shall all the seed of Israel sherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to be justified, and shall glory: him that fashioneth it, What makest thou ?

CHAP. XLVI. or thy work, He hath no hands? 10 Woe unto him that sayeth unto his faJBHs were upon the beasts, and upon the

boweth down, Nebo sloopeth; their dier, What begettest thou ? or to the woman, cattle : your carriages were heavy loaden; What hast thou brought forti?

they are a burden to the weary beast. 11 Thus saith the Lord, the Holy One of 2 They stoop; they bow down together, Israel, and bis Maker, Ask me of ihings to they could not deliver the burden, but them come concerning my sons; and concerning selves are gone into captivity. the work of my hands command ye me. 3 | Hearken uuto me, I house of Jacob,

12 I have made the eartlı, and created man and all the remnant of the house of Israel, apon it: 1, even my lands, have stretched which are borne by me from the belly, which out the heavens, and all their host have 1 are carried from the womb: commanded.

4 And even to your old age I am he; and 13 I have raised him up in righteousness, even to hoar hairs will I carry you : I have and I will direct all his ways: lie shall build made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and my city, and he shall let go my captives, not will deliver yout. for price nor reward, saith the Lord of hosts. 5 To whom will ye liken me, and make the

14 Thus saith the LORD, The labour of equal, and compare me, that we may be like! Egypt, and merchandise of Ethiopia, and of 6 They lavish gold out of the bag, and the Sabeans, men of stature, shall come over weigh silver in the balance, and hire a go'dunto thee, and they shall be thine: they shall smith; and he maketh it a god: they fall come after thee; in chains they shall come down : yea, they worship over, and they shall fall down unto thee; 7 They bear him upon the shoulder, they they shall make supplication unto thee, say carry him, and set him in his place, and he ing, Surely God is in thee, and there is none standeth ; from his place shail he not reinove else; there is no God.

yea, one shall cry unto him, yet can he not 15 Verily thou art a God that hidest thy-Janswer, nor save him out of his trouble. welf, O God of Israel, the Saviour.

8 Reinumber this, and shew younselves mer JO They shall be ashamed, and also con-Ibring it again to mind Ove uansgressors

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9 Remember the former thing or old: forf so be thou shalt be able to profit, if so be im Goul, and there is none else. Sam God, thou mayest prevail. and there is pone like me;

13 Thoa art wearied in the multitude of 10 Declaring the end from the beginning, y counsels. Let now the astrologers, the and from ancient times the things that are not stargazers, the monthly prognosticators stand sel done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and up and save thee from these things that shall I will do all my pleasure :

come upon thee. ilCalling a ravenous bird from the east, the 14 Behold, they shall be as stubble; the map that executeth my counsel from a far fire shali burn them; they shall not deliver country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring themselves from the power of the fame :

10 pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it. there shall not be a coal to warm at, nor fire

12 I Hearken unto me, ye stout-hearted, to sit before it. dat are far from righteousness;

15 Thus shall they be unto thee with whom 13 I bring near my rigliteousness ; it shall thou hast laboured, even thy merchants, from not be far off and my salvation shall not thy youth : they shall wander every one 10 larry: and I will place salvation in Zion forbis quarter ; none shall save thee. Israel my glory:

CHAP. XLVIII. CHAP XLVII. HOME down, and sit in the dust, О virgin HEAR Medelis, 0 house of Jacob, which

called by the of there is no throne, o daugliter of the Chal- which swear by the name of the Lord, and deans; for thou shalt no more be called ten- make mention of the God of Israel, but not der and delicate.

in truth, nor in righteousness. Take the millstones, and grind meal: 2 For they call themselves of the holy city Ancover tby locks, make bare the leg, un- and stay theinselves upon the God of Israel, tuves the lingh, pass over the rivers. The Lord of hosts is his name.

3 Thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, 3 I have declared the former things from thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, the beginning ; and they went forth one of Bini I will not meet thee as a man.

my mouth, and I shewed them; I did them 4 As for our Redreiner, the LORD of liosts suddenly, and they came to pass. is his name, the Holy One of Israel. 4 Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and

5 Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass : O daughter of the Chaldeans : for thou shalt 5 I have even from the beginning declared no more be called The lady of kingdoms. it to thee; before it came to pass, I shewed it

6 I was wroth with my people ; I have thee; lest thou shouldest say, Mine idol hath polluted mine ipheritance, and given them done them, and my graven image, and my into thine hand : thou didst shew them no molten image, hath commanded them. merry; upon the ancient hast thou very 6 Thou last heard, see all this ; and will hearily laid thy yoke.

not ye declare it? I have shewed thee new 7 And thou saidst, I shall be a lady for things from this time, even hidden tings ever: so that thou didst not lay these things and thou didst not know them. 10 thiy heart, neither didst remeinber the 7 They are created now, and not from the lacier end of it.

beginning ; even before the day when thou 8 Therefore hear now this, thou that art heardest tiem not; best thou shouldest say, given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly ; Behold, I knew them. ibat sayest in thine heart, I am, and none 8 Yea, thou heardest not;yea, thou knew. else besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, est not; yea, from that time that thine ear neiller shall I know the loss of children: was not opened: for I knew that thou would

9 But these two things shall come to thee est deal very treacherously, and was called a in a moment in one day, the loss of children, transgressor from the womb. and widowhood: they shall coine upon thee 9 For my name's sake wil I deser mine in their perfection for iive multitude of thy sor- anger, and for my praise will I refrain for reries, and for the great abundance of ibine thee, that I cut thee not off. cnchantments.

10 Behold, I have refined thee, but not 10 For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: with silver ; 1 have chosen thee in the fur. thou hast said, None sreth me. Thy wisdom nace of affliction. and the knowledge, it hath perverted ibee : 11 For mine own sake, eren for mine own and thou hast said in thine heart, I am, and sake, will I do it: for how should my name none else besides me.

be polluted ? and I will not give my glory 11 Therefore shall evil come upon thee; unto another. thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: 12 1 Hearken unto me, O Jacoh and Israel, and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shall my called; I am he. I am the first, I also am not be able to put it off: 'and desolation shail the last. come upon thee suddenly, which thou shall 13 Mine band also hath laid the foundanot know.

|tion of the earth, and my riglit land liath 12 1 Stand now with thine enchantments, spanned tie heavens: when I call unto them. and with the multitude of thy sorceries, they stand up tugether. wherein thou hast laboured from why youth;I 14 All ye, assemble yourselves, and bear

which among them bath declared these thing? 8 Thus saith the Lord, In an acceptable The Lord hath loved him: he will do his time bave Heard thee, and in a day of salvapleasure on Babylon, and his arın suall be on tion have I belped thee: and I will preserve ihe Chaldeans.

thee, and give thee for a covenant of the peo15 I, even I, have spoken; yea, I have ple. to establish the parthi, lo cause to iplerit called him: I have brought him, and be shall the desolate heritages : make his way prosperous.

9 That thou inasest say to the prisoners, Go 16 I Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; forib; to then that are in darkness, Shew I have not spoken in secret from the begin- yourselves: they shall feed in the ways, and ning ; from the time that it was, there am I : deir pastures shall be in all lighi places. and now the Lord God, and his Spirit, hath 10 They shall not liunger nor iliirst; neisent me.

ther shall the leat nor sun smite them: for he 17 Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the thai hath mercy on them shall lead thein, even Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD thy God by the springs of water shall be guide them. which teacbeth thee to profit, which leadeth 11 And I will make all my mountains a thee by the way that thou shouldest go. way, and iny lighways shall be exalled.

18 Oh that thou badst bearkened to my 12 Beloki, these shall come from sar; and, commandments! then bad thy peace been as lo, these from the north and from the west: a river, and thy righteousness as the waves and these from the land of Sinim. of the sea :

13 | Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O 19 Thy seed also had been as the sand, and earth; and break forth into singing, O mounthe offspring of thy bowels like the gravel tains: for the Lord hath comforted his people, thereof; bis name should not have been cut and will have mercy upon his afflicted. of nor destroyed from before me.

14 But Zion said, The Lord bath forsaken 20 1 Go ye forth of Babylon, fee ye from me, and my Lord bath forgotten me. the Chaldeans, with a voice of singing de- 15 Can a woman forget her sucking child, clare ye, tell this, ulter it even to the end of that she should not have compassion on the the earth; say ye, The Lord hath redeemed son of her womb ? yea, they may forget, yer his servant Jacob.

will I not forget thee. 21 And they thirsted not when he led them 16 Behold, I have graven thee upon the througii the deserts: he caused the waters to palms of my hands; thy walls are continually Aow out of the rock for them; he clave the before me. rock also, and the waters gushed out. 17 Thy children shall make haste; thy de

22 There is no peace, saith the LORD, unto stroyers, and they that inade thee waste, shall the wicked.

go forth of thee. CHAP. XLIX.

18 1 Lift up iliine eyes round about, and , and people, from far; The Lord hatlı called and come to thee. As I live, saith the Lord, me from the womb ; from the bowels of my thou shall surely clothie thee with them all, mnother hath he made mention of my name. as with an ornament, and bind them on thee,

2 And he hath made iny mouth like a sharp as a bride doeth. sword; in the shadow of his hand bath lie 19 Forthy waste and thy desolate places, and bid me, and made me a polished shalt; in the land of thy destruction, shall even now be nis quiver bath he hid me;

too narrow by reason of the inhabitants, and 3 And said unto me, Thou art my servant, they that swallowed thee up shall be far away. Israel, in whom I will be glorified.

20 The children which thou shalt have, af. 4 Then I said, I have laboured in vain, 1 ter thou hast lost the other, shall say again in have spent my strength for nouglie, and in thine ears, The place is too strait for me; vain ; yet surely my judgment is with the give place to me that I may dwell. Lord, and iny work with my God.

21 Then shalt thou say in thine heart, Who 51 And now, saith the Lord that formed hath begollen me these, seeing I have lost my me from the womb to be his servant, to bring children, and am desolate, a captive, and reJacob again to him, Though Israel be not ga- moving to and fro? and who hath brought thered, yet shall I he glorious in the eyes of up these? Behold, I was left alone ; tliese, the Lord, and my God shall be my strength. where had they been?

6 And he said, It is a light thing that thou 22 Thus saith the LORD God, Behold, I will ghouldest be my servant, to raise up the tribes lift up mine band to be Gentiles, and set up of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Is- my standard to the people: and they shali rael; I will also give thee for a light to the bring thy sons in their arıns, and thy (laughiGentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation ters shall be carried upon their shoulders. unto the end of the earth.

23 And kings shall be thy nursing-fathers, 7 Thus saith the Lord), the Redeemer of and their queens thy nursing-mothers; they Israel, and bis Holy One, to him whom man shall bow down to thee with their face toward despiseth, to him whom the nation abhor- the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet, reth, io a servant of rulers, kings shall see and thou shall know that I am the LORD: for and arise, princes also shali worship, because they shall not be ashamed that wait for me. of the LORD that is faithful, and the Holy 24 1 Shall the prey be taken from the One of Israel, and he shali choose thee. I mighty, or the lawsui captive delivered?

25 Bathus saith the LORD, Even the cap-l 3 For the Lord shall comfort Zion. he will I es of the miglity shall be taken away, and comfort all lier waste places; and he will de prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for make hier wilderness like Eden, and her deI will contend with him that contendeth with sert like the garden of the LORD; joy and thee, and I will save thy children.

gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, 26 and I will feed them that oppress thee and the voice of melody. with their own Meslı; and they shall be 4 | Hearken unto ine, my people: and drunken with their own blood, as with sweet give ear unto me, () my nation: for a law wine: and all flesh shall know that I the shall proceed from me, and I will inake my Lord am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the judgment to rest for a light of the people. mighty One of Jacob.

5 My righteousness is near; my salvation CHAP. L.

is gone forih, and mine arms shall judge the Thou THUS saith the LORD, Where is the bill of people the isles shall wait upon me, and cu

your motlier’s divorcement, whom I have mine arm shall tbey trust. put away? or which of my creditors is it 10 6 Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and whom I have sold you ? Behold, for your ini-look upon the carth beneath; for the heaquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your vens shall vanislı away like smoke, and the transgressions is your niother put away. earth shall wax old like a garment, and they

2 Wierelore, when I came, was there no that dwell therein shall die in like manner: man? when I called, wus there rone to an- but my salvation shall be for ever, and my swer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it righteousness stall not be abolished. cannot redeem? or have I no power to deli- 71 Hearken unto me, ye that know righver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, teousness, the people in whose heart is my

make the rivers a wilderness: their fisti law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neistinketh, because there is no water, and dietb ther he ye afraid of their revilings. for thirst.

8 For the motii shall eat them up like a gar. 3 | clothe the heavens with blackness, and ment, and the worin shall eat them like wool: i make sackcloth their covering.

but my righteousness shall be for ever, 4.1 The Lord God hath given me the and my salvation from generation to generongue of the learned, that I should know how ation. o speak a word in season to him lhat is wea- 9 9 Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm y: he wakeneth morning by morning; be of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned. in the generations of old. Art thou not it

51 The Lord Gov liath opened mine ear, that hathcut Ralials, and wounded the dragon? and I was not rebellious, neither turned 10 Art thou not it which hath dried the sea, away back.

the waters of the great deep; that bath made 61 gave my back to the smiters, and my the depulis of the sea a way for the ransomed cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: 1 to pass over ? sid not my face from shaine and spitting. 11 Therefore the redeemed of the LORD

7 For the Lord Gov will help me; there shall return, and come with singing unto fore shall l not be confounded: therefore Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their have I set my face like a flint, and I know head: they shall obtain gladness and joy; and that I shall not be ashamed.

sorrow and mourning shall flee away. 8 He is near that justifieth me; who will con- 12 1 1, even I, am be that comfortell you: tend with me? let us stand together: who is who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid mine adversary ? let him come near to me. of a man thul shall die, and of the son of

9 Belold, the Lord God will help me : who man which shall be made us grass ; is be that shall me? lo, they all shail 13 And forgettest the LORD thy Maker, wax old as a garment; the moth shall earthat hath stretched forth the heavens, and hem up

laid the foundations of the earth; and hast 10 I'Who is among you that feareth the leared continually every day, because of the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to that walketh in darkness, and bath no light! destroy ? and where is the fury of the oppreslet him trust in the name of the LORD, and sor? stay upon his God.

14 The captive exile hasteneth that he may 11 Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that be loosed, and that he should not die in de compass yourselves about with sparks; walk pit, nor that his bread sliould fail. in the light of your fire, and in the sparks 15 But I am the LORD thy God, that divithat

ye have kindled. This shall ye have orded the sea, whose waves roared: The LORD mine liand; ye shall lie down in sorrow. of hosts is his name. CHAP. LI.

16 And I have put my words in thy mouth, TEARKEN to me, ye that follow after and have covered thee in the shadow of mine

righteousness, ye that seek the LORD ; hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay look onto the rock whence ye are hewn, and the fou adations of the earth, and say unto to iba hole of the pit whence ye are digged. Zion,' 'hou art my people.

2 Look unto Abraham your father, and an- 17'1 Awake, awake, stand up, O Jerusa to Sarah that bare you : for I called him alone, lem, bich hast drunk at the land of the and blessed him, and increased him. LORD ke cup of his sury thou hust drunken


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the dregs of the cup of trembling, aimi wrung of the midst of her; be ye clean, that bear the them out.

vessels of the LORD. 13 There is none to guide her among all the 12 For ye shall not go out with haste, nor go sons wchom she hath brought forth ; neither by flight for the Lord will go before you is there any that taketh her by the land of all and the God of Israel will be your rere-warch the sons that she hath brought up.

13 1 Behold, my servant shall deal prudent19 These two things are come into thee;liy, bie shall be exalted and extolled, and be who shall be sorry for thee? desolation, and very ligh. destruction, and the famine, and the sword: 14 As many were astonished at thee; (lis by whom shall I comfort thee?

visage was so marred more than any man, 20 Thy sons have fainted, they lie at the and his form more than the sons of men :) head of all the streets, as a wild bull in a net: 15 So shall lie sprinkle many nations, the they are full of the sury of the LORD, the re- kings shall shut their moths at him: for that buke of the God.

which had not been told Liem shall they see, 21 I Tlierefore hear now this, thou afflict. and that which they had not heard shall they ed, and drunken, but not with wine : consider. 22 Thus saith thy Lord the Lort), and iliy

CHAP. LIII. God that pleadeth the cause of his people, Thath believed our report ? and to Behold, I have taken out of thine hånd the Mom is the arm of the LORD re cup of trembling, even the dregs of the cup of vealed! my fury; thou shalt no more drink it again: 2 For he shall grow up before him as a ten

23 But I will put it into the hand of them der plant, and as a root out of a dry greund that afflict thee; which have said to thy soul, he hath no form nor comeliness; and when Bow down, that we may go over: and thou we shall see him, there is no beauty that we hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the should desire bim. street, lo them that went over.

3 He is despised and rejected of men; a CHAP. LII.

inan of sorrows, and acquainted with gries Zion, put on thy beautiful garments, 0 was despised, and we esteemed him not. Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there V4 [ Surely he hath borne our griefs, and shall no more come into thee the uncircum- fried our sorrows; yet we did esteem bim cised and the unclean.

Strickeni, smilten of God, and afflicied. 2 Shake thyself from thie dust; arise, and 5 But he was wounded for our transgressit down, 0 Jerusalem : loose thyself from the sions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the bands of thy neck,O captive daughter of Zion. chastisement of our peace was upon him ;

3 For thus saith the LORD, Ye have sold and with his stripes we are healed. vourselves for nouglıt; and ye shall be re- 6 All we, like sheep, bave gone astray; we deemed without money.

have lurned every one lo his own way; and 4 For thus saith the Lord God, My people the Lord hath laid on him the iniquiiy of us went down aforetime into Egypt to sojourn all. there; and the Assyrian oppressed them with- 7 He was oppressed, and he was afflicted;

yet he opened not his mouth : he is brought 5 Now therefore, wliat have I liere, saith as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep the Lorn, that my people is taken away for before hier shearers is dunb, so he opened nouglit? They thai rule over then make not liis mouth. them io howl, saith the LORD); and my name 8 He was taken from prison and from continually every day is blasphemed. judgment; and who shall declare his gene

6 Therefore my people shall know my ration? for be was cut off out of the land of name : therefore ihey shall know in that day the living; for the transgression of my peothat I am he that doil speak; lehold, it is f. ple was he stricken.

71 How beautiful opon the mountains are 9 And he made his grave with tbe wicked, the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, and with the rich in his death; hecause he that publisheth peace ; that briugeth good bad done no violence, neither wus any detidings of good, that publisheth salvation; ceit in his mouth. that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth! 10 Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise

8 Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; him; he hath put him to grief: when thou with the voice together shall they sing : for shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall they shall see eye !o eye, when the LORD see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and shall bring again Zion.

the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in his 91 Break forth into joy, sing together, ye hand. waste places of Jerusalem: for the LORD hath 11 He shall see of the travail of bis soul, comforted his people, lie hath redeemed Je- and smll be satisfied: by his knowledge shall rusalem.

my righteous servant justify many; for le 10 The LORD hatli made bare his holy arm shall bear their iniquities. in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends 12 Therefore will I divide him a portion of the earth shall see the salvation of our God. with the great, and he shall divide the spo?

11 1 Depart ye, depart ye, go ye out from with the strong; because lie hath poured mence, touch no unclean thing; go ye oullout his soul unto death : and he was puni

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