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of Jerufalem, the spirit of grace and of fupplications, and they shall look upon him whoni they have pierced, and they fall mourn for him as one mourneth for his only fon, and Mball be in bitterness for hiin, as one that is in bitterness for his first born. In that day shall there be a great mourning in Jerufalem k.-In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for fin and for uncleanness?.” “ Then shall the Lord go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle m.” “ According to the days of thy coming out of the land of Egypt, will I show unto him marvellous things. The nations shall see, and be confounded at all their might; and shall fear because of thee n.” “ And the Lord shall be seen over them, and his arrow shall go forth as the lightning o.” “ Behold the days come, faith the Lord, that I will perform that good thing which I have promised unto the house of Judah. In those days, and at that time, I will cause the branch of righteousness to grow up unto David, and he shall execute judgment and

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justice in the land. In those days shall, Judah be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely; and this is the name wherewith he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. And in that day there shall be a root of Jeffe, which shall stand for an ensign of the people ; to it shall the Gentiles seek, and his Reft shall be glorious P.” “ I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.

Then thou shalt remember thy ways, and be · ashamed when thou shalt receive thy fifters,

thine elder and thy young fifters , and I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by thy covenant";" that is, not by the Mofaic Dispensation, which is of a temporary and typical nature, and “ shall be done away, when that which is perfect is come $.”

“And I will establish my covenant with thee, and thou shalt know that I am the Lord ; that thou mayest remember and be

P Jerem. xxxiii. 14, 15, 16. Isaiah xi. 10.

9 These may be supposed to be the Churches under the Patriarchal and Christian Dispensations.

Ezek. xvi. 60, 61. ' i Cor. xiii. 10.


confounded, and never open thy mouth any more, because of thy shame, when I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, faith the Lord God.” «s Behold, the days come, faith the Lord, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah : not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers, in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt (which my covenant they brake, although I was as an husband to them, faith the Lord): but this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel ; After those days, faith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts, and will be their God, and they shall be my people. And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, faith the Lord : for Í will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more u.”

" Be filent, О all Aesh, before the Lord:

+ Ezek. xvi. 625 63.

ü Jerem. xxxi. 31–34.


for he is raised up out of his holy habita. tion *.” “ I will shake the heavens and the earth, and I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms, and I will destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the Heathen Y.” “ Behold, a whirlwind of the Lord is gone forth in fury, a continued whirlwind; it shall fall with pain upon the head of the wicked. The fierce anger of the Lord shall not return until he have done it, and until he have performed the intents of his heart. In the latter days ye shall consider it 2." At the same time, faith the Lord, will I be God of all the families of Israel, and

they shall be my people a.” “ Come my · people, enter thou into thy chambers, and

shut thy doors about thee, hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. For, behold, the Lord cometh out of his place, to punilh the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity. The earth shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain. Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and fing, ye that dwell in dust, for thy dew is as the dew

* Zech. ii. 13.
2 Jer, xxiii. 19, 20.

Haggai ii. 21, 22. a Jer. xxxi. 1.


of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead b.” “ Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel. And ye shall know that I am the Lord, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves, and shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land, then shall ye know, that I, the Lord, have Spoken it, and performed it.” “ And David, my fervant, Mall be King over them ; and they shall all have one Shepherd, they shall also walk in my judgments, and observę my statutes to do them. And they shall dwell in the land that I have given to my fervant Jacob, wherein your fathers have dwelt'; and they shall dwell therein, even they and their children, and their children's children for ever; and my fervant David shall be their Prince for ever. Moreover, I will make a covenant of peace with them, it shall be an everlasting covenant with them; and I will place them, and multiply them, and will set my sanctuary

Isaiah xxvi. 19, 20, 21. c Ezekiel xxxvii. 12-14.

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