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Zion's Prosperity predicted, ZECHAF. AH, IV. Building of the Tenple encouraged 17 Cry yet, saying, Thus saith the LORD B. C. 519. a way the filthy garments from him. And of bosts, My cities through a prosperity

unto hin he said, Behold, I a have caused shall yet be spread abroad; and the 1 good. thine iniquity to pass c from thee, and I LORD shall yet comfort Zion, and shallia R5.6.23. will clothe thee with change d of raineita yet choose e jerusalem.

bls.51.3. 5 And I said, Let them set a fair f mitre 18 Then lift I up mine eyes, and saw, C 2Sa. 12.13. upon his head. So they set a fair mitre and, behold, four horas.

Is.6.5-7. upon his head, and clothed him with 19 And I said unto the angel that talked d Is.61.10. garments. And the angel of the LORD with me, What be these? And he answer.le Is.14.1. stood by. ed me, These are the horns which have f c.6.11. 6 And the angel of the LORD protested scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem. Porordinance unto Joshua, saying,

20 And the LORD sbewed me four car. 3 wolks, 7 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, if thou penters.

g Da.12.7. wilt walk in my ways, and if thou wilt 21 Then said 1, What come these to do? Ps.75.4,5. keep my 2 charge, then thou shalt also And he spake, saying, These are the horns of wonder, judge my house, and shalt also keep my which have scattered g Judah, so that no or, sign, courts ; aud I will give thee 3 places to man did lift up his head: but these are Is.8.18. walk among these that stand by. come to fray then, to cast out the horns ils 11.1. S Hear now, O Joshua the bigh priest, of the Gentiles, which lift up h their k Eze.40.3,5. thou and thy fellows that sit before thee: horn over the land of Judah to scatter it. 1 Re.5.6. for they are men wondered at; for, CHAP. II.

m Re.ll.1.

behold, I will bring forth my servant, LIET op mine eyes again, and looked, 21.15,16. The BRANCH. i .and, behold, a man wih a measuring. n Is.26.1,2. 9 For, behold, the stone that I have line k in his hand.

Eze. 36.10,11 laid before Joshua ; upon one stone shall 2 Then said I, Whither goest thou ? Is.4.5. be seven l eyes : behold, I will engrave And he said unto me, To measure m Je. c.9.8. the graving thereof, saith the LORD of rusalem, to see what is the breadth there. S her. hosts, and I will remove the iniquity of 31, and what is the length thereof.

that land in one day. 3 And, behold, the angel that talked Is.60.19. 10 In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, with me went forth, and another angel Rc.21.23. shall ye call every man his neighbour went out to meet him,

q Ge.19.17. under the vine and under the fig tree. 4 And said unto him, Run, speak to 6 or, seven.

CHAP. IV. this in han, saying, Jerusalem, shall several pipes AND ihe angelndhae talked with

me the multitude of men and cattle therein. 7 De.28.64. that is wakened out of his sleep; 6 For 1, saith the LORD, will be unto Eze.17.21.

2 And said unto me, What seest thou? her a wall o of fire round about, and will Am.9.9.

And I said, I have looked, and behold a be the glory p in the midst of her. 8 Is. 48.20.

candlestick all of gold, with 5 a bow'. 6 Ho, ho, come forth, and fee q from the 52.11.

lupon the top of it, and his seven lamps land of the north, saith the LORD: for Ir Je.50.8.

thereon, and 6 seven pipes to the seven have spread you abroad as the four winds 51.6,45.

lamps which were upon the top thereoe; of the heaven, saith the LORD.

t De.32.10.

3 And two olive-trees by it, one upon 7 Delivers thyself, O Zion, that dwell- Ps.17.8.

the right side of the bowl, and the other est with the daughter of Babylon.

Mat.25.40,45 upon the left side thereof; & For thus saith the LORD of hosis, After u Is.19.16.

4 So I answered and spake to the anger the glory hath he sent me unto the natiops v Hos.1.7. that talked with me, saying, What are which spoiled you; for he that toucheth w Is.12.6.

these, my lord ? your toucheth the apple of his eye. 7 or, army.

5 Then the angel thai talked with me an 9 For, beliold, I will shake u my hand x Is.54.1-3.

swered & said unto me, Knowest thou nat upon them, and they shall be a spoil to y 2C0.6.16.

what these be ? And I said, No, my lord. their servants: and ye shall know that Re.21.3. 6 Then he answered and spake unto the LORD of hosts hath sent me.

iz De.32.9. me, saying, This is the word of the 10 Sing w and rejoice, o daughter of a Is.41.9. LORD upto Zerubbabel, saying, Not v by Zion : for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in Ezr.3.8-13. night, nor by power, but by my spirit, the midst of thee, saith the LORD. c Ezr. 6.14,15. saith the LORD of hosts.

And many nations x shall be joined the habita- 7 Who art thou, o great mountain ? to the Lord in that day, and shall be my tion of his before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a people: and I will dwell y in the midst holiness,

plain : and he shall bring forth the headof thee; and thou shalt know that the Is. 62.15. stone thereof with shoutings, crying, LORD of hosts bath sent me unto thee. d Hag.1.1. Grace, grace, unto ii. !2 And the LORD shall inherit z Jadah 3 or, since the 8 Moreover the word of the LORD came his portion in the holy land, and shall seven eyes of uato

me, saying, choose a Jerusalem again

the LORD 9 The hands of Zerubbabel have laid 13 Be silent, 0 all Resh, before the shall. the foundation of this house ; his hands LORD for he is raised up out of a his a stone of tin. shall also finish

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; and thou shalt know holy babitation.

2 That is, an that the LORD of hosts liath sent me unto CHAP. III.

adversary. you.

10 For who hath despised the day of priest standing before the angel of Ps.109.6. small things ? 3 for they shall rejoice, and the LORD, and Satan e standing at his 3 De his ad. shall sce the plumer.et iu the hand o right hand o 3 resist him.

versary.

Zerubbabel with those seven; they are And the LORD said unto Satan, The 4 by the the eyes of the LORD, which run to and LORD rebuke f thee, O Satan; even the hand of. fro through the whole tarth. LORD that hain chosen Jerusalem rebuke s Jude 9,23. 11 Then answered I, and said unto hin, thee is not this a brand g plucked out of Re. 12,9,10. What are these two olive-trees upon the The fire?

g Am.4.11.

right side of the candlesick, and upon 3 Now Joshua was clothed with h filthy Is.64.6. the left side thereof? garments, and stood before the angel. Mat.22.11. 12 And I answered agam, and said unta And he answered and spake unto Re.7.13,14 him, What be these two clive-branches, those that stood before him, saying, Taket 19.8. which, 4 through the two golden pip

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ZECHARI
Mudgments and Martias.
Prophets: Aberefore a came a great wrath B. C.
froad the Lord of hosts.
13 Therefore it is come to pass, that, as a Da.9.
he cried, and they would not hear; c80b Pr.3.2-
the cried, and I would not hear, saithe Je.14.
be Lord of hosts :
14 kat I scaltered d them with a whirld De.t.
Find among all the nations whom e they e De 28
knew Dot: thus the land was desolate f Je.52.
aller them, that no man passed through g Je.41-
DOT returned; for they laid the pleah Je.52.
sual land k desolate.

1 land
CHAP VIII.

desire AGAIN the word of the Lord of hosts i Es 8.1

Tws saith the Lord of hosts, 11 was or, 801
jualsus for Lion with great jealousy, and k Da.8.9
1 wa jalous for her with great fury. 1c.1.14-

3 Tros saith the LORD, I am returned m Ps.la
un Zizo, and will dwell in the midst of 3 going
Jerusalem; & Jerusalem shall be o called, contin
A city od truth; and the mountain of the Hos.6.
Land p of hosts, The holy o mountain. 4 intre
4 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, There face
dall yet old men and old women dwell c.7.2.
la the streets of Jerusalem,and every man n Is.60
with his staff in his band for a very age. 0 18.1.2
5 And the streets of the city shall be p l.2.3
full of boys and girls playing in the streets Je.31

7 Is.65.
Thas with the Lord of hosts, If it be mult
marvellous 6 in the eves of the remnant of da
of this people in these days, should t it 6 or, ha
ala be marrellous in mine eyes? saith diffice

s Am.1.
Taas saith the Lord of hosts, Behold, t Ro.4.3
luerill save my people from the east u is. 11.
tentry, and froin the west country; 43
8 Aid wol will bring them, and they v Eze.
aldwell in the midst of Jerusalem ; 1 count
plz they shall be my people, & I will the s
be their God, in y truth ani in righteous dowr

sun,
This sith the Lord of hosts, Let your Mal.
hands be strong, z ye that hear in these w c.13.
lays the wonis by the month of these pro- 1 Je.31
Ples whiciercinthe day a thatthe founy Je.4.
tation of the house of the Lord of hosts Hag.
bid, that the temple might be built. a Ezr.

10 Tor before these days there was no 8 or, the let was there any peace to him that came od of came in, because of the af- thing

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sion of the Flying Roli. ZECHARIAH, VII.

The Coronation of Joshua.
ty the golden oil out of themselves? B. C. 519. junto me, saying, Behold, these that

And he answered me and said,
west thou not what these be? And 1 empty out

toward the north country have a quieted
my spirit in the north country.

OR
id, No, my lord.
Then said he, These a are the two selves oil into me, saying, and

9 And the word of the LORD camelunto
inted 3 ones, that stand b by the LORD the gold.
he whole carth.

10 Take of them of the captivity, even
2 the gold.

of Heldai, of Tobijah, and of Jedaiah,
CHAP. V.

z Is. 1.24.
HEN I turned, & lifted up mine eyes, Eze. 16.42,63 thou the same day, and go into the house

which are come from Babylon, and come
and looked, and behold a Aying roll.ca Re. 11.4.
And he said unto me, What seest 3 sons of oil.

Josiah the son of Zephaniah ;
u ? And I answered, I see a flying roll; b c.6.5.

li Then take silver and gold, and make length thereof is twenty cubits, and c Eze 2.9.

crowns, d and set them upon the head of breadth thereof ten cubits.

Joshua the son of Josedech, the highpries,

u Le.S.9. 12 And speak unto him, saying, This
Chen said he unto me, This is the curse
t goeth forth over the face of the whole e c.3.8.

speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Behold

the maa whose name is The BRANCH:6
th: for every one 5 that stealeth shall 4 or, branch and he shall 4 grow up out of his place,
cut off as on this side according to it; up from and he shall build f the temple of the
Hevery one that sweareth shall be cut under him. LORD:
as on that side according to it. fico.3.9. 13 Even he shall build the temple of the
I will bring it forth, saith the LORD Ep.2.20-22. LORD; & he g shall bear the glory, & shall
hosts, & it shall enter k into the house He.3.3.

sit and rule upon his throne; and he shall
the thief, and into the house of him Pe.2.4,5.
at sweareth 1 falsely by my name : and 5 or, of this

be a priestupon his throne: and the coun
shall remain in the midst of his house, people that

sel of peace i shall be between them both.

14 And the crowns shall be to Helem,
dm shall consume it with the timber stealeth and to Tobijah, and to Jedaiah, and to
ereof and the stones thereof.
Then the angel that talkedwith mewent) self guiltless rial n in the temple of the LORD.

holdeth him-Hen the son of Zephaniah, for a memo
rth, & said unto me, Lift up now thine as it doth.
es, and see what is this that goeth forth. g Is.22.24.

15 And they that are far off o shall come
And I said, What is it? And he said,

and build in the temple of the LORD; his is an ephah that goeth forth. He h Ps.110.4.

Re.5.11-13. and ye shall know that the Lord of hosts id, moreover, This is their resemblance

hath sent me unto you. And this shall rough all the earth.

He.4.14.16. come to pass, if ye will diligently p obey

7.24, 25.
And, behold, there was lift up ali Ro.5.1.

the voice of the LORD your God.
Tent 6 of lead : and this is a q woman Col.1.2.
at sitteth in the midst of the ephah. k Mal.3.5.

AND it came to pass in the fourth wear
And he said, This is wickedness. And I Le.19.12.
e cast.it into the midst of the ephah ; m Le. 14.45.

LORD came unto Zechariah in the fourth
ad he cast the weight of lead upon the n Mar. 14.9.

day of the ninth month, even in Chisleu;

2 When they had sent unto the house
south thereof.
Then lift I up mine eyes, and looked, p Ro.16.26.

0 Ep.2.13,19. of God Sherezer and Regem-melech, and
and, behold, there came out two women; or, weighty 3 And to speak unto the priests which
nd the wind was in their wings ; (for piece.
md they lift up the ephah between the

Re.17.1,&c. and to the prophets, saying, Should I
arth and the heaven.

face of. 10 Then said I to the angel that talked

self, as I have done these so many years? with me, Whitherdo these bear the ephah?r Ge. 10.10.

4 Then came the word of the Lord of

bosts unto me, saying,
mouse in the land of Shinar: r& it shall be : Mat.5.16-18. and to the priests, saying, When ye fast
Established,&set there upon her own base. 8 or, be not

ed and mourned in the fifth and seventh
CHAP. VI.

ye they that. month, even those seventy years, adid
ND I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, u c.1.8.
A

ye at all fast unto me, 1 even to me?
Re.6.2-5.

6. And when ye did eat, and when ye did our chariots out from between two 9 or, Are not drink, 8 did not ye eat for yourselves and mountains; and the mountains were

these.

drink for yourselves ?
mountains of brass.

1 by the hand 7 9 Should ye nothear the words which
2 In the first chariot were red a horses, of
and in the second chariot black horses';

the Lord hath cried by the former pro

2 or, strong. phets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and
and in the fourth chariot grisled and 2 u He.1.14.

3 And in the third chariot white horses, 3 or, winds. in prosperity, and the cities thereof round
bay horses.

about ber, when men inhabited the south
4 Then I answered and said unto the

wiki.22.19. and the plain?

Da.7.10 angel that talked with me, What are

8 And the word of the Lord came ando

c.4.14. these, my lord ?

Zechariah, saying,

Lu.1.19. angel answered and said unto 4

9 Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, safe

ing,
heavens, which go forth v from stand-
ing w before the LORD of all the earth.

of truth. brother : tra
6 The black horses which are therein

Job 1.7. 10 And oppress not the widow, nor the
go forth into the north country : and the 5 gave a

c.1.10.
white go forth after them : and the gris. Backsliding brother in your heart.
led go forth toward the south country. shoulder.
go, that they might walk.xto & fro through

7 And the bay went forth, and sought to made heavy, pulled 5 away the shoulder, and 6 stop
ine earth: & he said, Get ye hence, walk y Ne.9.29.

Js.6.10.
to and fro through the earth. So they
walked to and fro through the earth.

Eze. 11. 19. adamant-stone,y lest they should bear the
8 Then cried he upon wie, and spakel of

17 by the hand law,& the words which the LORD of hosts 682

hath sent in his Spirit 7 by the former

hey had wings like the wings of a stork; intreat the weep in the fifth montb, separating my

Bine for man, nor any bire for beast; nei of in

b Mat.

36

Echian: for l 1 set all men every one blood
inst his neighbour.

Il Belmowel will not be onto the re-
Red this people as in the former days, cls.II.
White Lab di hosts.

1 of pe
for the seel shall be a prosperous; Ps.72
bevise shall give her fruit, and e the d Ps.34
pval shall give her increase, and the e Ps.67
pareza shall give their dew; and I will fico.
We he remnant of this people to pos- & Je.4
all these things.

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19 and it shall come to pass, that g asli Is.45.
Je wete a curse among the heathen, or,
Obase of Jolah, and house of Israel; so hims
till save you, and ye shall be a bless- k je.31
telarm, but let your hands be strong, I Lu.15
14 For thuas saith the Lord of hosts,k As 2 or,
I laught to punish you, when your fa. cover
in provoked me to wrath, saith the tube
hero al hoss, and I repented not:
So again barel thought in these He.
taps ho do well unto Jerusalem, and to m Ep
the targe of Jolah: fear se noll n 15.6
These are the things that ye shall Judy
1, Speaks mi yo every man the truth to and

a Veighbour ; ' execute the judgment judg
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ZECHARIAH, IX.

Evangelical Prospects. Prophets: therefore a came a great wrath B. C. 515. 17 And let none of you imagine bevt from the LORD of hosts.

in your hearts against his neighbour ; 13 Therefore it is come to pass, that, as a Da.9.11. and love no false oath : for all these ars he cried, and they would not hear; CSO Pr.3.29. things that I hate, saith the LORD. they cried, and I would not hear, saith Je.14.12. 18 And the word of the LORD of hosts the LORD of hosts :

Mi.3.4. came uplo me, saying, 14 but I scattered d them with a whirl-d De.4.27. 19 Thas saith the LORD of hosts, The wind among all the nations whom e they e De. 28.33,64 fast of the fourth f month, and the fast of knew not; thus the land was desolate f Je.52.6,12. the fifth, & the fast of the seventh, and after them, that no man passed through Je.41.1,2. thefastof the tenth,hshall be to the houseof nor reiurned; for they laid the plea- h Je.52.4. Judah joy I and gladness, and ? cheerful sant land k desolate.

1 land of feasts: therefore love the truth and peace. CHAP VIII.

desire. 20 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, it shall

yet come to pass, that there shall come me, saying,

2 or, solemn, people, & the inhabitants of many cities : 2 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, I l was or, set times. 21 And the inhabitants of one city shall jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and k Da.8.9. go to another, saying, Let m us go speedi

was jealous for her with great fury. I c.1.14-16. ly 3 to 4 pray before the LORD, and to 3 Thus saith the LORD, I am returned m Ps.122. seek the LORD of hosts; I will go also. unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of 3 going, or, 22 Yea, many n people & strong nations Jerusalem; & Jerusalem shall be o called, continually, shall come to seek the Lord of hosts in A city of truth; and the mountain of the Hos.6.3. Jerusalem, and to pray before the LORD. LORD p of hosts, The holy q mountain. 4 intreat the 23 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, In those 4 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, There face of, days it shall come to pass that ten men shall yet old men and old women dwell c.7.2. shall take hold, out of all languages of in the streets of Jerusalem,and every man n Is.60.3.&c. the nations, even shall take hold of the with his staff in his hand for 5 very age. o Is. 1.21,26. skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We

5 And the streets of the city shall be p 1s.2.2,3. will go with you; for we have heard
full of boys and girls playing in the streets a Je.31.23. that God is with you.
thereof.

r Is.65.20,22.

CHAP. IX. 6 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, If it be s multitude THE burden of the word of the LORD marvellous 6 in the eyes of the remnant of days. I in the land of Hadrach, and 8 Damasof this people in these days, should t it sor, hard,or, cus shall le the rest thereof: when the also be marvellous in mine eyes ? saith difficult. eyes of man, as of all the tribes of Israel, the LORD of hosts.

s Am.1.3-8. shall be toward the LORD.
7 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Behold, t Ro.4.20,21. 2 And Hamath also shall border there-
lu will save my people from the east u Is.11.11,12. by; Tyrus, v and Zidon, though it be
country, and from the west 7 country, 43.5,6. very wise.

8 And w I will bring them, and they v Eze.26-28. 3 And Tyrus did build herself a strong
shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem; country of hold, and heaped up silver as the dust,
and 2 they shall be my people, & I will the going and fine gold as the mire of the street.
be their God, in y truth and in righteous down of the 4 Behold, the LORD will cast her out,

and he will smite her power in the sea
9 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Let your Mal.1.11. and she shall be devoured with fire.
hands be strong, 2 ye that hear in these w c.13.9. 5 Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; Gaza
days the words by the mouth of these pro- * Je.31.1,33. also shall see it, and be very sorrowful ;
phets, which wereinthe day a thatthe foun. y Je.4.2. and Ekron, for ber expectation, shall ha
dation of the house of the Lord of hosts 2 Hag.2.4,&c. ashamed; and the king shall perish from
was laid, that the temple might be built. a Ezr.5.1,2. Gaza,and Ashkelon sliall not be inhabited.

10 For before these days 8 there was no 8 or, the hire 6 And a bastard shall dwell in Ashdod; hire for man, nor any bire for beast; nei- of inan be- & I will cut off the pride of the Philistines. ther was there any peace to him that came no- 7 And I will take away his 9 blood out went out or came in, because of the af- thing. of his mouth, and his abominations from fliction : for l I set all men every one bloods. between his teeth ; but he that remaineth, against his neighbour.

b Mat.10.34. even he, shall be for our God; and he il But now I will not be unto the re. 36. shall be as a governor in Judah, and Ek sidue of this people as in the former days, c Is.11.13. ron as a Jebrusite. saith the Lord of hosts.

1 of peace, 8 And I will encamp d about mine house 12 For the seed shall be 1 prosperous; Ps.72.3. because of the army, because of him that the vine shall give her fruit, and e thé d Ps. 34.7. passeth by, and because of him that reground shall give her increase, and the e Ps.67.6,7. turneth; and no oppressor shall pass heavens shall give their dew; and I will f 1C0.3.?1. through them any mora: for now have I cause the remnant of this people to pos- & Je.42.18. seen with mine eyes. Bess all f these things,

hJno.12.14,15 9 Rejoice n greatly, o daughter of Zion; 13 And it shall come to pass, that g as i Is.45.21. shout, o daughter of Jerusalem: behold, se were a curse among the heathen, 2 or, saving thy King cometh unto thee; he i is just, 82 O house of Judah, and bouse of Israel; 50 himself, having2 salvation; lowly, and riding upon will I save you, and ye shall be a bless- k Je.31.28 an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. ing: fear not, but let your hands be strong. 1 Lu.12 32. 10 And I will cut off the chariot from 14 For thus saith the LORD of hosts,k As or, whose Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, I thought to punish you, when your fa- covenant is and the battle-bow shall be cut off: and thers provoked me to wrath, saith the by blood, he shall speak peace unto the heathen; LORD of hos's, and I repented not:

Ex.24.8. and his dominion shall be from sea even 15 So again have I thought in these He.13.20. to sea, and from the river even to the days to do well unto Jerusalem, and to m Ep.4.25. ends of the earth, the house of Judab: fear ye nol. 2 n Is.61.1. 11 As for thee also, 3 by the blood of

16 These are the things that ye shall "Judge truth, thy covenant I have sent forth thy prido, Speak mye every man tbe truth to and the soners n out of the pit whereinisnowater. his neighbour ; 4 execute the judgment judgment of 12 Turn ye to the strong hold, ye priA trath and peace in your gates :

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kem a burdensome stone a for all people : B.C.
all that burden themselves with it shall
be cut in pieces, though all the people of a Mat.21
the earth be gathered together against it

. b Eze:35
4 In that day, saith the LORD, I will c Ph.2.6
zite every borse b with astonishment, d Mat.2
and bu rider with madness; and I will or, Th
upea mise eyes upon the house of Judah, strengt
and will suite every horse of the people mead
with blindness.

inhabit 6 And the governors of Judah shall say Joel 3 a fheir heart

, The inhabitants of Jeru- C Job 23
palem shall be my strength in the LORD of 1Pe.l.
busts beir God.

3 fallen
$la that day will I make the governors abject,
di Jubah like a bearta of fire among the M1.7.5
wood, and like a torch of fire in a sheaf , f He.ll.
and they sball devour all the people round Jno.17
abeat on the right hand and on the left : k Mat.2
and Jerusalem shall be inhabited again 38.
in her own place, even in Jerusalem. i 18.54.1

The Lazo also shall save the tents of R Je.31.
dulah first, that the glory of the house of Ps.51.
David

, and the glory of the inhabitants m Ro.8
of Jerusalem do not magnify themselves n Mal.
against Jolah.

Re.1.2
la that day shall the Lord defend the o Ac.2.
isabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is p 2Ch.
Slable famong them at that day shall be 25.
a David; and the house of David shall 3 or, m
ea Ged, as the angel of the LORD jamie

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het I will seek to destroy i all the nations shall to
Brate against Jerusalem.

the vai
0 Add II will pour upon the house of the mo
Latid, and upon the inhabitants of Jeru- tains
sla, the spirit of gracel and of suppli- place
bitra; m and they shall look upon me separa
Van they have pierced, and they shall 25a5-
Wann for him, as one mourneth for his 7 16.29.
why we and shall be in bitterness for him, Am.1
line that is in bitterness for hisfirst-born. 8 Jude
Il la that day shall there be a greator, S
woning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of as L
Palermonton in the valleyoi Megiddon,p 1 That
1. And the land shall mourn every shall
lah apart; the family of the house of cleari
huvid apart, and their wives apart; the some
slyd toe house of Nathan q apart, and da

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ger, and their wires apart; the family precio

Shinei apart, and their wives apart; 9 thick . All the families that remain, every t Pr.9.

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couraging Prospects.

ZECHARIAH, XII. Judgments predicted and typified
I will render double a unto thee; D. C. 587.

CHAP. XI.
When I have bent Judah for me,filled

PEN thy doors, O Lebanon, that the
bow with Ephraim, and raised up thy a Is.40.2.
E, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece,

2 Howl, fir-tree; for the cedar is fallen;
ade thee as the swordof a mighty man. 1 or,galiants. because all the mighty are spoiled: how,

And the LORD shall be seen over 2 or,defenced O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of
m, and his arrows b shall go forth as forest. the vintage is come down.

lightning: and the LORD God shall b Ps.144.6. 3 There is a voice of the howling of the
w the trumpet, and shall go with c Is.21.1.
Erlwinds c of the south.

shepherds ; for their glory is spoiled: a

dJno.21.15-17 voice of the roaring of young licns; for
The Lord of hosts shall de end them; 3 or, the
they shall devour, and subdue 3 with stones of the 4 Thus saith the Lord my God: d Feed

the pride of Jordan is spoiled.
g-stones; and they shall drink, and sling. the flock of the slaughter,
ke a noise as through wine; and they 4 or, jill both
1l 4 be filled like bowls, and.as e the the.

5 Whose possessors slay them and hold

themselves not guilty : and they that sel!
ners of the altar.
And the LORD their God shall save f De. 29.19-21. am rich and their own shepherds pity

e Le. 4.18,25. them say, Blessed f be the LORD ; for 1
m in tnat day as the flock of his people: g Is. 62.3. them not.
gthey shall be as the stones of a crown, h Is. 11.12. 6For I will no more pity the inbabitants
ed up as an ensign h upon his land. 5 make to be of the land, saith

the Lord: but, lo, I wil.
For how great is his goodness, and found.
v great is his beauty! corn shall snake cor, grow,

deliver the men every one into his neigh-
bour's hand,

and into the hand of his king; young men 6 cheerful, and new wine or, speak. and they shall smite the land, and out of maids.

i De.11.13,14. their hand I will not deliver them.
CHAP. X.

7 or, verily
7 And I will feed the flock

of slaughter,
SK ye of the LORD rain : in the time of
the latter rain; so the Lord shall make k Maí.11.5.

even 7 you, O poor k of the flock. And I

took unto me two staves; the one I called
ght 8 clouds, and give them showers 8 or, light-
rain, to every one grass in the field.

Beauty, and the other I called 9 Bands:
ning's.

and I fed the flock.
For the 1 idols have spoken vanity, & Je.10.13.
e divinershave seen alie,&have toldfalse 9 or, Binders. month ; m and my soul 2 loathed them,

S Three shepherds also I cut off in one
zams; they comfort in vain: 1 therefore 1 teraphims, and their soul also abhorred me.
ey went their way as a flock, they 3 were Ju 17.5.
ubled, because ihere was no shepherd. 1 Job 13.4.

9 Then said I, I will not feed you : that
Mine anger was kindled against the m H0.5.7.

that dieth, let it die ; & that that is to be
epherds, n and I 4 punished the goats: 2 was strait. eat every one the flesh of 5 another.

cut off, let it be cut off; and let the rest
the LORD of hosts hath visited his ened for.
-ck the
house of Judah, and hath made 3 or, answer. cut it asunder

that I might break my cores

10 And I took my staff, even Beauty, and em as his goodly horse o in the battle.

ed that.

nant whichIhad made with all the people, - Out of him came forth the corner, p nEze.34.7,&c 11 And it was broken in that day: &#x0 at of him the nail, q out of him

the battle visited

upon the poor of the flock that waited upon mo w,out of him every oppressor together. 5 'lis fellow, knew

that it was the word of the Lord
And they shall be as mighty men,

which or neighbour. 12 And I said unto them, If ye think
e streets in the battle : and they shall pNu.24. 17,19 forbear. So they weighed for my price
ght, because the Lord is with them, and Is.22.23.
e riders on horses shall be confounded.

thirty s pieces of silver.
And I will strengthen the house of C. certainly unto the po:ter

: t a goodly price table

or, the poor, 13 And the Lord said unto me, Cast it
adah, and I will save the house of Jo- knew.
Eph, and I will bring them again to place - Mal.4.3.

thiriy pieces of silver, and cast them te
ast them off: for I am the LORD their son, they shall even 5 Bands, that I might break the brom
and they shall be as though I had not in your eyes 14 Then I cut asunder mine other start
wod, and will hear them.

make the therhood between Judah and Israel.
7 And they of Ephrain shall be like a
nighty man, and their heart shall v re-

15 And the LORD said unto me, Tako
Dice as through wine : yea, their chil- ashamed.

unto thee yet the instruments of a foolish rep shall see it, and be glad; their heart 3 Ex 21.32.

shepherd : hall rejoice in the LORD.

16 For, lo, I will raise up a shepherd in 8 I will hiss for them, and gather them; Mat.27.3.10 be cut off, neither shall seek the young

the land, which shall not visit

those tha!
or I have redezmed them: and they shali u Is.5.4.7:10. one, nor heal that that is broken, nori
ncrease as they have increased.
9 or, Binders feed that that stardeth still; but he shall

their cam
n far countries i and they sham live with who: 13:11-15 in piece to the idol shepherd that leone
heir children, and turn again.
10 I will bring them again also out of 2 or, bear.

2 De.30.1-3. eth y the flock ! the sword shall be upon
he land of Egypt, and gather them out of 110.160.12,13 saja be clean dried up, and bis right er
Assyria ; and I will bring them into the Ź Is,49.20.
and of Gilead and Lebanon, and z place > or slumber,

shall be utterly darkened.
shall not be found for them.
11 And he shail pass through the sea 4 or, and also for Israel, saith the LORD, which

or, poison. 'TVE burden of the word of the Lord
with affliction, and sball smite the waves
in the sea, and all the deeps of the river

against

stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth shall dry up; and the pride of Assyria

Judah shall the foundation of the earth, and formeth shall be brought down, and the sceptre

he be which the spirit of man within hizm. of Egypt shall depart away.

shall be

2 Behold, I will make Jerusalem 2 cup 12 And I will strengthen them in the

of 3 trembling unto all the people round

about, 4 when they shall be in the siege down in his rame, saith the LORD. la Col.2.6.

3 And in that day will I wake Jeruit

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CHAP. XIII.
Ty that day there shall be a u fountain u He.
yened to the bouse of David, and to Re.l.
te slabitants of Jerusalem for sin and

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Bh the Lord of hosts, that I will cut ness.
Hote names of the idols out of the land, 3 or, e
kley shall no more w be remembered; Joel
01 will cause the prophets and the v Ex.
We spirit I to pass out of the land.

And it shall come to pass, that when w ls 2
all yet prophesy, then his father Lu.

alls wither that begat him sball say or,
the bim, Thou shalt not live; for thou pass
Wickest Vies in the name of the LORD : sor,
8 Lis father and his mother that begat alid
basally thrust him thraigh when he y De.
Yooniel
And it shall come to pass in that a Mi.

3. that the prophets shall be ashamed or,
mery a one of his vision, when he hath 7
spesied; neither shall they wear a hair
warment to deceive :

Ps.IE

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Dvangelical Predictions.

ZECHARIAH, XIV.

Encouraging Prospects. lem a burdensome stone a for all people : B. C. 587. | 5 But he shall say, I am no propbet, I all that burden themselves with it shall

am an husbandman; for man taught me be cut in pieces, though all the people of a Mat.21.44. to keep cattle from my youth. the earth be gathered together against it. b Eze.38.4. 6 Aud one shall say unto him, What are

4 In that day, saith the LORD, I will c Ph.2.6. these wounds in thine hands? Then he amite every horse b with astonishment, d Mat.26.31. shall answer, Those with which I was and bis rider with madness; and I will 1 or, There is wounded in the house of my friends. opeu mine eyes upon the house of Judah, strength to 7 Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and will smite every borse of the people meapdto the and against the man that is my c fellow with blindness.

inhabitants, saith the Lord of hosts : smiled the shep5 And the governors of Judah shall say Joel 3.16. herd, and the sheep shall be scattered ; in their heart, 1 The inhabitants of Jeru- c Job 23.10. and I will turn mine hand upon the little salem shall be my strength in the LORD of 1Pe.1.6,7. ones. hosts their God.

2 fallen, or,

8 And it shall come to pass that in all 6 In that day will I make the governors abject, the land, saith the LORD, two parts therein of Judah like a hearth of fire among the Mi.7.8. shall be cut off and die; but the third wood, and like a torch of fire in a sheaf; f He.11.34. shall be left therein. and they shall devour all the people round 8Jno.17.21-29 And I will bring the third part through about on the right hand and on the left : 1 Mat.23.37, the fire, and will refine them as silver is and Jerusalem shall be inbabited again 38. refined,

and will try them as gold e is tried: in her own place, even in Jerusalem. i Is.54.17. they shall call on my name, and I will

7 The LORD also shall save the tents of k Je.31.9. bear them; I will say, it is my people; Jadah first, that the glory of the house of i Ps.51.12. and they shall say, The LORD is my God. David, and the glory of the inhabitants m Ro.8.26.

CHẢ. XIV. of a les

aulem do žot magnify themselves " .a1:24.30. Bano L. She day hall be divide come the 8 la that day shall the Lord defend the o Ac.2.37. midst of thee. inhabitants

of Jerusalem; and he that is p 2Ch.35.22. 2 For I will gather all nations against Sfeeble famong them at that day shall be 25.

Jerusalem to battle; and the city h shall as David; and the house of David shall 3 or, my. be taken, and the houses rifled, and the be as God, 8 as the angel of the LORD families, women ravished; and half of the city

families. shall go forth into captivity, and the re9 And it shall come to pass in that day, 5 or, when he sidue of the people shall not be cut off that I will seek to destroy i all the nations shall touch from the city that come against Jerusalem.

the valley of 3 Then shall the LORD go forth, and 10 and k I will pour upon the house of the moun. fight against those nations, as when he David, and upon the inhabitants of Jeru- tains to the fought in the day of battle. salem, the spirit of grace 1 and of suppli- place he 4 And his feet shall stand in that day Cations; m and they sliall look upon me separated. upon the mount of Olives, which is before whom they have pierced, and they shall 9 25a.6.14. Jerusalem on the east, and the moun mourn n for him, as one mourneth for his * Is.29.6. of Olives shall cleave in the midst there only son, and shall be in bitterness for bim, Am.1.1. of toward the east and toward the west, as one that is in bitterness for hisfirst-born. 8 Jude 14.15. and there shall be a very great valley: & li In that day shall there be a o greator, Simeon, half of the mountain shall remove toward mourning in Jerusalem as the mourning of as LXX. the north, and half of it toward the south. Hadadrimmon in the valleyoi Megiddon.p" That is, it 5 And ye shall flee to the valley of 3 the

12 And the land shall mourn 4 every shall not be mountains; 5 for the valley of the moun family apart; the family of the house of clear in tains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall David apart, and their wives apart ; the some places, filee, like as ye fled from before the earth. family of the house of Nathan g apart, and dark in' quaker in the days of Uzziah, kiug of and their wives apart;

other places Judah ; and the LORD my God shaly 13 The family of the house of Levi of the world. come, and all the saints with thee. apart, and their wives apart; the family 8 precious. 6 And it shall come to pass in that day, of 6 Shimci apart, and their wives apart;

9 thickness. that 7 the light shall not bc 8 clear, nor 14 All the families that remain, every t Pr.9.12. dark. 9 family apart, and their wives apart. 1 or, the day 7 But 1 jt shall be one day, which sball CHAP. XIII.

shall be one. be known to the LORD, not day, nor Topline day there shall be a u fountain u He, 9:14. night: but it shall come to pass, that at

evening time it shall be light. the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and 7.13.14. 8 And it shall be in that day, that living for upcleanpess.

2 separation waters shall go out from Jerusalem; hall 2. And it shall come to pass in that day, for unclean- of them toward the 3 former sea, and halt saith the LORD of hosts, that I will cut

of them toward the hinder sea : in sum of v the names of the idols out of the land, 3 OT, eastern, mer and in winter shall it be. & they shall no more w be remembered Joel 2.20. 9 And the LORD shall be King over all and also I will cause the prophets and the v Ex.23.13. the earth : in that day shall there be one unclean spirit x to pass out of the land. Ps.16.4. LORD, and his name one. 3 And it shall come to pass, that when w Is.2.18,20. 10 All the land shall be 4 turned as a ang shall yet prophesy, then his father Lu.11.20. plain, from Geba to Rimmon, south of and his mother ibat begat him sball say

or, com

Jerusalem : and it shall be lifted up, and unto him, Thou shalt not live; for thou passed. inhabited 5 in her place, from Benja. speakest lies in the name of the LORD : 5 ór, shall miu's gate unto the place of the first and his father and his mother that begat alide. gate, unto the corner gate, and from the him shall y thrust him thraigh when he y De. 13.6,9. tower of Hananeel unto the king's wideprophesieth.

z Re.21.4.

presses. And it shall come to pass in that a Mi.3.6,7. 11 And men shall dwell in it, and there day, that the prophets shall be ashamed 6 or, abide, shall be no more z utter destruction, but every a one of his vision, wben be hath garment of Jerusalem shall 6 be safely inhabited. prophesied; neither shall they wear a hair.

12 And this shallbe the plague wherewith rough a garment to 8 deceive :

18 te, Ithe LORDwill smite all the people that have

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