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continually; they shall not be shut day nor night; that men may bring unto thee the forces of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought.

12 For the nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish; yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted.

13 The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious.

14 The sons also of them that afflicted thee shall come bending unto thee; and all they that despised thee shall bow themselves down at the soles of thy feet; and they shall call thee, The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

15 Whereas thou hast been "forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will make thee an eternal excellency, a joy of many generations.

16 Thou shalt also suck the milk of the Gentiles, and "shalt suck the breast of kings: and thou shalt know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, "the mighty One of Jacob.

17 For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron: I will also make thy officers peace, and thine exactors righteousness.

18 Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise. 19 The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee: but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

20 Thy sun shall no more go down; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the LORD shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.

10r, wealth.

ach. 57. 5 mg. 6 ch. 60. 21.

Rev. 21. 24.

d Zec, 14.17-19. ech. 49. 8. Eze. 36. 10, 33-36. fch. 35. 2. 7 ch. 41. 19. Eph. 2. 12. Ch. 28. 2

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Ex. 19. 6.
ch. 66. 21.
1 Pe. 2. 9.

ch. 19. 23.
ch. 60. 5-16.

m Ps. 46, 4. "He. 12. 22. Rev. 14. 1.

och. 40. 2.

Zech. 9. 12 pch. 54. 6 &62. 4. 9 P. 47. 4. ch. 49. 23 & 61. 6 & 66, 11, 12.

ch. 1. 11, 13.

Mal. 1. 13. teh. 43. 3.

u Ps. 132. 2.
v ch. 54. 3.
w ch. 11. 9.
r ch. 25 1.

y Pa. 132. 9, 16.
ch. 61. 11.
a Rev. 21. 23
2 Heb. decketh

& 22. 5.

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21 Thy people also shall be all right-n eous: they shall inherit the land for ever, & 3. 12 9 the branch of my planting, the work P. 45. 7. of my hands, that I may be glorified. p Mk. 1. 38. 22 A little one shall become a thou-7 Zech. 9. 16 sand, and a small one a strong nation: I the LORD will hasten it in his time.

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ch. 29. 19.

8 Ps. 147. 3. ch. 57. 15. t Lev. 25. 10. u Hos. 1. 10. 1 Pe. 2. 10. v ch. 49. 14 & 54. 6, 7 & 60. 15.

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me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim libertyrch. to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; 3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, bb the oil of joy for mourning,

y

Lev. 25. 9. 54 1. ch. 31. 8.

Mal. 4. 1, 3. 2 Th. 1. 7,8,9. 3 That is, My delight is in her. z ch. 57. 18. 4i.e. Married.

aa Ps. 30. 11. bb Ps. 45. 7.

and shall see her glory.

the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called a trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified."

4 And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations.

5 And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers.

6 But ye shall be named the Priests of the LORD: men shall call you the Ministers of our God: ye shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and in their glory shall ye boast yourselves.

7 For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.

8 For I the LORD love judgment, "I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

9 And their seed shall be known among the Gentiles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them, that they are the seed which the LORD hath blessed.

10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom 2 decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.

11 For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.

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FOR Zion's sake will I not hold my

peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth. 2 And the Gentiles shall see thy righteousness, and all kings thy glory: and thou shalt be called by "a new name, which the mouth of the LORD shall name, 3 Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God.

4 Thou shalt no more be termed "Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate but thou shalt be called 3 Hephzi-bah, and thy land 4 Beulah: for the LORD delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married.

5 For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee:

The day of vengeance.

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and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, 80 ashall thy God rejoice over thee.

6 I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that 2make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,

7 And give him no 3rest, till he establish, and till he make Jerusalem 9a praise in the earth.

8 The LORD hath sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, 4 Surely I will no more give thy corn to be meat for thine enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for the which thou hast laboured: 9 But they that have gathered it shall eat it, and praise the LORD; and they that have brought it together shall drink; it in the courts of my holiness.

1 Heb, with the joy of the bridegroom. a ch. 65. 19.

Eze. 3. 17.

e Judg. 10. 16. Zech. 2. 8. 2 Or, are the LORD'S re

membrancers.

d Ex. 33. 14. Ac. 7. 38. Ps. 74. 2. 3 Heb. silence. fch, f. 3. 9 ch. 61 11. Zeph. 3. 20. h Ex. 15. 24 & 23. 21. Nu. 14. 11. i Pa. 78. 40. Eph. 4 30. 4 Heb. If I give, fe. Deu. 28. 30,

5

31, 33. Jer. 5. 17.

34.

Ex. 14. 30

& 32. 11, 12.

Or, shepherds. Deu. 12.11.12

10 Go through, go through the gates: prepare ye the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people. 11 Behold, the LORD hath proclaimed unto the end of the world, "Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, his reward is with him, and his 6 work before him. 12 And they shall call them, "The holy ch. 49. 22. people, The redeemed of the LORD:ch. 46. 13. and thou shalt be called, Sought out,tch. 40. 10. A city not forsaken.

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& 14. 23, 26. n Ex. 14. 21. o ch, 40. 3. p ch. 57. 14.

Zech. 9. 9.

6 Or,

recompence. ch. 63. 18. v ch. 35. 9.

WHO is this that cometh from Edom, Pa. 33. 14. with dyed garments from Bozrah ? this that is 8 glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to

save.

2 Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treadeth in the winefat?

3 I have trodden the winepress alone; and of the people there was none with me: for I will tread them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment.

4 For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.

5 And I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondered that there was none to uphold: therefore mine own arm brought salvation unto me; and my fury, it upheld me.

6 And I will tread down the people in mine anger, and make them drunk in my fury, and I will bring down their strength to the earth.

7 I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD hath 'bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them ac

I ver. 4.
7 Or, the
multitude.
Jer. 31. 20.
Hos. 11. 8.
y ch. 34. 6.
Den. 32. 6.
1 Ch. 29. 10.
ch. 64. 8.

8 Heb. decked.

9 Or, our redeemer from everlasting is thy name. a Rev. 19. 13. b Ps. 119. 10. c ch. 6. 10. Jn. 12. 40. d Nu. 10. 36. PR. 90. 13.

e Lam. 1. 15. Rev. 14 20 & 19. 15.

Deu. 7. 6.

ch. 62. 12. 9 ch. 34. 8. 10 Heb. thy

name was

not called upon them. h ch. 62. 12. i Ps. 22. 11. Jn. 16. 32

P. 18. 9. k ch. 59. 16. Heb, the fire

of meltings. I Ex. 34. 10. Judg. 5. 4.

The Saviour of Israel.

cording to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses. 8 For he said, Surely they are my people, children that will not lie: so he was their Saviour.

9 In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and fcarried them all the days of old.

10 But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them.

11 Then he remembered the days of old, Moses, and his people, saying, Where is he that brought them up out of the sea with the 5 shepherd of his flock? where is he that put his holy Spirit within him?

12 That led them by the right hand of Moses with his glorious arm, " dividing the water before them, to make himself an everlasting name?

13 That led them through the deep, an horse in the wilderness, that they should not stumble?

as

14 As a beast goeth down into the valley, the Spirit of the LORD caused him to rest: so didst thou lead thy people, to make thyself a glorious name. 15 Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory; where is thy zeal and thy strength, 7the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?

16 Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, art our father, 9 our redeemer; thy name is from everlasting.

17 O LORD, why hast thou made us to err from thy ways, and hardened our heart from thy fear? Return for thy servants' sake, the tribes of thine inheritance.

18 The people of thy holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adver saries have trodden down thy sanctuary. 19 We are thine: thou never barest rule over them; 10 they were not called by thy name.

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"men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him.

5 Thou meetest him that rejoiceth and worketh righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: behold, thou art wroth; for we have sinned: in those is continuance, and we shall be saved.

6 But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

7 And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: for thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast 3 consumed us, 5 because of our iniquities.

8 But now, O LORD, "thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.

a 1 Co. 2. 9.
1 Or, seen a
God beside
thee, which
doeth so for
him, fc.

Joel 2. 14.

e ch. 47. 3. Mt. 24. 22. Ro. 11, 5, 7. Lev. 5. 2, &c. ch. 33, 9

& 35. 2. Jos. 7. 26. Phil. 3. 9. ich. 40, 6-8.

jch. 57. 13. k Eze 23. 41. 1 Co. 10. 21.

2 Or, Gad. eh. 54. 8. Jer. 7. 18

3 Heb. melted.

4 Or, Meni. 5 Heb. by the hand. In ch. 63. 16. ch. 45. 9.

9 Be not wroth very sore, O LORD, neither remember iniquity for ever: be-ch. 66, 4. q 138. 8. hold, see, we beseech thee, we are all ch. 60. 21. thy people. Ps. 79. 13.

10 Thy holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation. 11 Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, 'is burned up with fire: and all our pleasant things are laid waste.

2 Ki. 25. 9. ch. 63. 18. Mt. 8. 12. Heb. breaking. ch. 42. 14.

v Deu. 28. 37. Jer. 29, 22. Zech. 8. 13.

12 Wilt thou "refrain thyself for these things, O LORD? wilt thou hold thy Ro. 10. 20. peace, and afflict us very sore?

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AM sought of them that asked not

r ch. 63. 19. y Ro. 10. 21.

z ch. 66, 22. 2 Pe. 3. 13. Rev. 21. 1.

"I for me, I am found of them that Heb.

sought me not: I said, Behold me, behold me, unto a nation that was not called by my name.

2I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, which walketh in a way that was not good, after their own thoughts;

3 A people that provoketh me to anger continually to my face; that sacrificeth bin gardens, and burneth incense 8upon d altars of brick;

a

come upon
the heart.

Job 1. 11.

6 Lev. 17. 5.
ch. 1. 29
& 66. 17.

8 Heb. upon bricks. e Jer. 31. 7. Ex. 20. 24,

25

Deu. 18. 11. fch. 66. 17. 2 Mac. 6. 18. g ch. 62, 5.

4Which remain among the graves, and lodge in the monuments, which eaty swine's flesh, and 9 broth of abominable things is in their vessels;

Or, pieces.
ch. 35. 10.

i Mt. 9. 11. Lk. 18. 11. 10 Or, anger. j Jer. 31. 17.

5 Which say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my 10 nose, ak Mal. 3. 16. fire that burneth all the day.

/ Ecc. 8. 12.

6 Behold, k it is written before me: I willm Jer. 16. 18. not keep silence, but will recompense, even recompense "into their bosom,

7 Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the LORD, Pwhich have burned incense upon the mountains, and blasphemed me upon the hills: therefore will I measure their former work into their bosom.

Eze. 11. 21. n Ps. 79. 12. o Ex. 20. 5. Mt. 23. 35.

P Eze. 18. 6, 11

& 22. 9.

q Eze. 20, 27, 28.

r Ps. 92. 12, 13.

New heavens, a new earth.

8 Thus saith the LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one saith, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them all.

9 And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an inheritor of my mountains: and mine delect shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there.

10 And Sharon shall be a fold of flocks, and the valley of Achor a place for the herds to lie down in, for my people that have sought me.

11 But ye are they that forsake the LORD, that forget my holy mountain, that prepare ka table for that 2 troop, and that furnish the drink offering unto that 4 number.

12 Therefore will I number you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter: because when I called, ye did not answer; when I spake, ye did not hear; but did evil before mine eyes, and did choose that wherein I delighted not. 13 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but ye shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty: behold, my servants shall rejoice, but ye shall be ashamed:

14 Behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but ye shall cry for sorrow of heart, and 'shall howl for 6 yexation of spirit.

15 And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen: for the Lord GOD shall slay thee, and call his servants by another name:

16 That he who blesseth himself in the earth shall bless himself in the God of truth; and he that sweareth in the earth shall swear by the God of truth; because the former troubles are forgotten, and because they are hid from mine eyes.

17 For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor 7come into mind.

18 But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create: for, behold, "I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

19 And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people: and the voice of weeping shall be no more heard in her, nor the voice of crying.

20 There shall be no more thence an infant of days, nor an old man that hath not filled his days: for the child shall die an hundred years old; but sinner being an hundred years old shall be accursed.

the

21 And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them.

22 They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the

God regardeth the contrite.

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days of my people, and mine elect 1 shall 1 Heb. shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

23 They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the LORD, and their offspring with them.

24 And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and 9 while they are yet speaking, I will hear.

25 The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent's meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.

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CHAPTER 66

US saith the LORD, "The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool where is the house that ye build unto me? and where is the place of my rest?

make them
continue

long, or,
shall wear
out.

a ch. 60. 16.

Deu. 28. 41. e ch. 61. 9.

Hos. 9. 12.

2 Or, brightness.

d ch. 48. 18 & 60, 5.

e Ps. 32. 5.

h

Rev. 21. 24.
Dan. 9. 21.
ch. 49. 22.

i ch. 11. 6. j Ge. 3. 14. k ch. 11. 9.

ver. 11. m Eze. 37, 1-10.

n 2 Ch. 6. 18. Ac. 7. 49, 50. a ch. 9. 5 & 33. 14.

2 Th. 1. 8.

2 For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been. saith the LORD: but to this man will PPs. 68. 17. I look, even to him that is poor and 'of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.

3" He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he that 5 burneth incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations.

4 I also will choose their 6 delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil before mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.

Hab. 3. 8. 9 ch. 27. 1. * Jer. 25. 33. 8 ch. 57. 15 & 61. 1.

t Ps. 31 18.

u ch. 65. 3.
3 or,

one after
another.

v ch. 65. 4.
w ch. 1. 11
& 61. 8.

r Lev. 11. 29.

Or, kid.

y 1 Mac. 1. 47.

5 Heb.

maketh a

memorial of

Lev. 2. 2
Ps. 86. 9.

a Lk 2. 34. 6 Or, devices. b ch. 65. 12.

5 Hear the word of the LORD, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hated you, that dcast you out for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD bec Mal. 1. 11. glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.

6 A voice of noise from the city, a voice from the temple, a voice of the LORD that rendereth recompence to his enemies.

d Lk. 6. 22.

Ro. 15. 16.

Jn. 16. 2.
2 Th. 1. 9, 10.
Tit. 2. 13.

7 Or,
coaches.

7 Before she travailed, she brought forth; before her pain came, she was ch. 61. 6. delivered of a man child.

i ch. 65. 17.

8 Who hath heard such thing? who hath seen such things? Shall the earth; ch. 53. 10. be made to bring forth in one day? or shall a nation be born at once? for as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth 8 Heb. from her children.

9 Shall I bring to the birth, and not 9 cause to bring forth? saith the LORD: shall I cause to bring forth, and shut the womb saith thy God.

10 Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and bek glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:

new moon

to his new moon, and from sabbath to his sabbath.

Ps. 65. 2

9 Or, beget?

ch. 65. 19.

m Mk. 9. 44, 46, 48.

The unquenchable fire.

11 That "ye may suck, and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations; that ye may milk out, and be delighted with the 2abundance of her glory.

12 For thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will extend d peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream: then shall ye suck, ye shall be borne upon her sides, and be dandled upon her knees.

13 As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

14 And when ye see this, your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like an herb: and the hand of the LORD shall be known toward his servants, and his indignation toward his enemies.

15 For, behold, the LORD will come with fire, and with his chariots like a whirlwind, to render his anger with fury, and his rebuke with flames of fire.

16 For by fire and by his sword will the LORD plead with all flesh: and the slain of the LORD shall be many.

17 They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves "in the gardens 3 be hind one tree in the midst, "eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the LORD.

18 For I know their works and their thoughts: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory.

19 And I will set "a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.

20 And they shall bring all your brethren for an offering unto the LORD out of all nations upon horses, and in chariots, and in 7litters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts, to my holy mountain Jeru salem, saith the LORD, as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the LORD.

21 And I will also take of them for h priests and for Levites, saith the LORD. 22 For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, saith the LORD, so shall your seed and your name remain.

23 And it shall come to pass, that 8 from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, k shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD.

24 And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.

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THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET

CHAPTER 1

JEREMIAH.

THE words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, "of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin: 2 To whom the word of the LORD came in the days of d Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign.

3 It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah king of Judah, kunto the carrying away of Jerusalem captive in the fifth month.

4 Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

5 Before I formed thee in the belly Ii knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I 2 ordained thee a prophet kunto the nations.

6 Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.

7 But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and "whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.

8 Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD. 9 Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.

10 See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.

11 Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Jeremiah, what seest thou? And I said, I see a rod of an almond tree.

12 Then said the LORD unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it.

13 And the word of the LORD came unto me the second time, saying, What seest thou? And I said, I see "a seething pot; and the face thereof is 5 toward the north.

14 Then the LORD said unto me, "Out of the north an evil 6shall break forth upon all the inhabitants of the land.

15 For, lo, I will call all the families of the kingdoms of the north, saith the LORD; and they shall come, and they shall set every one his throne at the entering of the gates of Jerusalem, and against all the walls thereof round about, and against all the cities of Judah.

a Eze. 1. 3. b ch. 29. 27. c ver. 8. Eze. 3. 9. 1 Or, break to pieces. d 2 ki. 22. 1, &c.

e

ch. 25. 3
& 36. 2.

ƒ 2 Ki. 23. 36. 2 Ki. 21. 18. ch. 52.12, 15.

Gal. 1. 15.
Lk. 1. 15.

2 Heb. gave.

k ch. 25. 1529

& ch. 46ch. 51. Ex. 4. 10. Isa. 6. 5. 3 Or, for thy sake.

m Ps. 129. 1. n Eze. 16. 8, 22, 43, 60.

Deu. 8. 2, 3,

p Mt. 28. 20. 7 Ex. 28. 36. Jas. 1. 18.

. Eze. 2. 9 & 8. 3.

t Isa. 6. 7.

u Isa. 5. 4. Mi. 6. 3.

v Job 41. 20.

4 Or, the land of Carmel. 5 Heb. from the face of the north. w ch. 4. 6 & 6. 1

& 10. 22 x Lev. 18 25. ch. 3. 1 & 16. 18.

6 Heb. shall

be opened.

y ch. 18. 18. z ch. 3. 15 & 10. 21.

a ch. 39. 3 & 43. 10. 6 ch. 23. 13.

c ver. 35. Eze. 17, 20

& 20. 35, 36, Mi. 6. 2. d oh. 4. 12.

e ch. 18. 13.

16 And I will utter my judgments 7 Or, over to. against them touching all their wicked-Ge. 10. 4. ness, who have forsaken me, and have 7 Isa. 60. 7.

burned incense unto other gods, and worshipped the works of their own hands. 17 Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and arise, and speak unto them all that I command thee: be not dismayed at their faces, lest I confound thee before them.

18 For, behold, I have made thee this day a defenced city, and an iron pillar, and brasen walls against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, against the princes thereof, against the priests thereof, and against the people of the land.

19 And they shall fight against thee; but they shall not prevail against thee; for I am with thee, saith the LORD, to deliver thee.

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CHAPTER 2

OREOVER the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

2 Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; I remember 3 thee, the kindness of thy youth, "the love of thine espousals, when thou wentest after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.

3 Israel was holiness unto the LORD, and the firstfruits of his increase: all that devour him shall offend; evil shall come upon them, saith the LORD.

4 Hear ye the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel:

5 Thus saith the LORD, "What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain ?

6 Neither said they, Where is the LORD that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, that led us through the wilderness, through a land of deserts and of pits, through a land of drought, and of the shadow of death, through a land that no man passed through, and where no man dwelt ?

7 And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination.

8 The priests said not, Where is the LORD? and they that handle the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not pront.

9 Wherefore I will yet plead with you, saith the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead.

10 For pass 7over the isles of Chittim, and see; and send unto Kedar, and

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