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they shall justle one against another in

the broad ways: B they shall seem like the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.

B their show. torches, they shall run like the lightnings. 2 y God is jealous,a and the LORD re

5 He shall recount his & worthies : they vengeth ;', the LORD revengeth, and $ is LORD is shall stumble in their walk; they shall furious: the LORD will take vengeance a jealous make haste to the wall thereof, and the on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath God, and a

n defence shall be prepared. for his enemies.

revenger. 6 The gates of the rivers shall be opened, 3 The LORD is slow to anger, and great

a Ex. 20. 5.

and the palace shall be dissolved. in power, and will not at all 'acquit the Sor, gallants. 7 And * Huzzab shall be a led away wicked: the LORD hath his way in the

b Ps. 94. 1.

captive, she shall be brought up, and her whirlwind and in the storm, and the $that hath maids shall lead her as with the voice of clouds are the dust of his feet.

fury. doves, tabering upon their breasts. 4 He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it n covering, 8 But Nineveh is M of old like a pool of dry, and drieth up all the rivers : Bashan or, coverer. water; yet they shall flee away. Stand, languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower Oor, molten. stand, shall they cry; but none shall v look of Lebanon languisheth.

back. 5 The mountains c quake at him, and

which was

9. Take ye the spoil of silver, take the the hills melt, and the earth is burned at established, spoil of gold;, " for there is pone end of his presence, yea, the world, and all that or, there was the store and glory out of all the p pleasant dwell therein.

a stand


made. 6. Who can stand before his indignation ?

10 She is empty,d and void, and waste;

discovered. and who can o abide in the fierceness of

and the heart melteth, and the knees smite his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, vor, from together, and much pain is in all loins, and and the rocks are thrown down by him.

that she

the faces of them all gather blackness. 7 The LORD is good, a strong hold in

hath been.

11 Where is the dwelling of the lions, and the day of trouble ;e and he knoweth them

the feedingplace of the young lions, where that trust in him.

vor, cause

them to turn. the lion, even the old lion, walked, and the 8 But with an overrunning, flood he

c Ps. 68. 8.

lion's whelp, and none made them afraid ? will make an utter end of the place there

12 The Lion did tear in pieces enough of, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

itor, and
their infi-

for his whelps, and strangled for his 9 What do ye imagine against the

nite store.

lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, LORD? he will make an utter end : afflic

and his dens with ravin.

pvessels of tion shall not rise up the second time.

13 Behold, I am against thee, saith the

desire. 10 For while they be folden together a Zep. 2. 13. LORD of hosts, and I will burn her chaas thorns, and while they are drunken stand up, riots in the smoke, and the sword shall as drunkards, they shall be devoured as Re. 6. 17. devour thy young lions; and I will cut off stubble fully dry.

7 strength. thy prey from the earth, and the voice of 11 There is one come out of_thee, that e Ps. 27. 5. thy messengers shall no more be heard. imagineth evil against the LORD, $a fi Th.5.2,3.

CHAPTER III. wicked counsellor.

$ counsellor WOE) to the x bloody city! it is all full of 12 Thus saith the LORD, 4 Though they , Éze. 24. 9.

of Belial.

lies and robbery; the prey departeth not; be quiet, and likewise many, yet thus

2 The noise of a whip, and the noise of the shall they be B cut down, when he shall bloods.

rattling of the wheels, and of the pransing pass through. . Though I have aflicted y or, if they horses, and of the jumping chariots. thee, I will afflict theo no more.

would have 3 The horseman lifteth up both the bright 13 For now will I break his yoke from off been at sword and the glittering spear: and there thee, and will burst thy bonds in sunder.

peace, 80

is a multitude of slain, and a great number 14 And the LORD hath given a com- should they of carcases; and there is none end of their

have been mandment concerning thee, that no more

corpses ; they stumble upon their corpses : of thy name be sown: out of the house of

Because of the multitude of the

80 should thy gods will I cut off the graven image

they have

whoredoms of the wellfavoured harlot, and the molten image; I will make thy been shorn, the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth grave; for thou art vile.

and he nations through her whoredoms, and fa15 Behold upon the mountains the should have milies through her witchcrafts. feet of him that bringeth good tidings, passed 5 Behold, I am against thee, saith the that publisheth peace! O Judah, 8 keep away. LORD of hosts; and I will discover thy thy solemn feasts, perform thy vows: for B shorn. skirts upon thy face, and I will shew the Šthe wicked shall no more pass through Yflame of the nations thy nakedness,

and the kingdoms thee; he is utterlyi cut off.

the lightning

thy shame. CHAPTER II.

Ő And I will cast abominable filth upon HE

spear. n that dasheth in pieces is come up h Is. 52. 7.

thee, and make thee vile, and will set before thy face : keep the munition, watch feast. theo as a gazingstock. the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy Belial. 7 And it shall come to pass, that all power mightily.

i Is. 29. 7, 8. they that look upon thee shall' flee from 2 For the LORD hath turned away the nor, The

dis- thee, and say, Nineveh

is laid waste : who O excellency of Jacob, as the excellency perser, or, will bemoan her ? whence shall I seck of Israel: for the emptiers have

emptied or, pride.

comforters for thee? them out, and marred their vine branches.

* No-Amon,

8 Art thou better than « populous No, 3 The shield of his mighty men is made

that was situate among the rivers, that had red, the valiant men are ^in scarlet: the rishing.

the waters round about it, whose rampart chariots shall be with me flaming torches in a dyed. was the sea, and her wall was from the sea ? the day of his preparation, and the firror, fiery, 9 Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, trees shall be terribly shaken.

vin thy help. and it was infinite; Put and Lubim were 4 The chariots shall rage in the streets,

v thy helpers.

x city of

many, and

of the

or, nou

The judgment and

ruin of Nineveh. 10 Yet was she carried away, she went B. 0. 713. sword shall cut thee off, it shall eat thee into captivity; her young children also

up like the cankerworm:& make thyself were dashed in pieces at the top of all a Joel 2. 25. many as the cankerworm, make thyself the streets; and they cast lots c for her Ps. 137.8,9. many as the locusts. honourable men, and all her great men cJoel 3. 3. 16 Thou hast multiplied thy merchants were bound in chains.

d Je. 25. 17.. above the stars of heaven : the canker11 Thou also shalt be drunken:d thou

27. worm B spoileth, and fleeth away. shalt be hid ; thou also shalt seek strength Bor, spread- 17 Thy crowned are as the locusts, and because of the enemy:

eth him- thy. captains as the great grasshoppers, 12 All thy strong holds shall be like fig self. which camp in the hedges in the cold treese with the firstripe figs; if they be e Re. 6. 13. day, but when the sun ariseth they flee shaken, they all even fall into the Ps. 76. 6. away, and their place is not known mouth of the eater.

g Je. 51. 30.

where they are. 13 Behold, thy people in the midst of

18 Thy, shepherds slumber,... O king of thee are women :' the gates of thy land " Eze. 31.3, Assyria;thy Ynobles shall dwell in the

&. shall be set wide open unto thine ene

dust; thy people is scattered upon the mies : the fire shall devour thy bars.k


mountains, and no man gathereth them.. 14 Draw thee waters for the siege, for

19 There is no healing of thy bruise; tify thy strong holds : go into clay, and 1 Ki. 22. 17. thy wound is grievous; all that hear the tread the mortar, make strong the brick- * Ps. 147. 13. bruit of thee shall clap the hands over kiln.

& wrinkling. thee: for upon whom hath not thy wick15 There shall the fire devour thee; the ? Re. 18.2, 3. edness passed continually?



B. C. 626. deal treacherously, and holdest thy tongue THE burden which Habakkuk the pro

when the wicked 'devoureth the man that phet did see.

a La. 3. 8. is more righteous than he ? 2 0 LORD, how long shall I cry, and Bor, moving. 14 And makest men as the fishes of the thou a wilt not hear! even cry out unto yor, flue net. sea, as the screeping things, that have no thee of violence, and thou wilt not save! Is. 10.13..15 ruler over them?

3 Why dost thou shew me iniquity, and or, wrested. 15 They take up all of them with the cause me to behold grievance ? for spoiling sfat, or,

angle, they catch them in their net, and and violence are before me: and there are


gather them in their y drag: therefore that raise up strife and contention.

cIs. 29. 14.

they rejoice and are glad. 4 Therefore the law is slacked, and judg: a Fulfilled Jő Therefore b they sacrifice unto their ment doth never go forth: for the wicked

2 Ch. 36. 6. pet, and burn incense unto their drag; doth compass about the righteous; there-n fenced because by them their portion is fat, and fore & wrong judgment proceedeth.


their meat 3 plenteous. 5 Behold ye among the heathen, and e Ps. 85. 8. 17 Shall they therefore empty their net, regard, and wonder marvellously: fore I e breadths. and not spare continually to slay the will work a work in your days, which ye kor, in me. nations ? will not believe, though it be told you.

upon my

CHAPTER II. 6 For, lo, I raise up thed Chaldeans, that

reproof, or, I WILL stand upon my watch, and set

arguing, bitter and hasty nation, which shall march

or, when I

me upon then tower, ande will watch to through the breadth of the land, to pos- am argued

see what he will say kunto me, and what sess the dwellingplaces that are not their's. with. I shall answer when I am reproved. ✓ They are

terrible and dreadful : vor, from 2 And the LORD answered me, and said, M their judgment and their dignity shall them shall Write the vision, and make it plain upon proceed of themselves.

proceed the tables, that he may run that readeth it. 8 Their horses also are swifter than the

judgment 3 For the vision is yet for an appointed leopards, and are more v fierce than the

of these,

time, but at the end it shall speak, and not evening wolves: and their horsemen shall and captivi- lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because spread themselves, and their horsemen vsharp. it will surely come, it will not tarry. shall come from far; they shall fly as the John 3.36. 4 Behold, his soul which is lifted up is eagle that hasteth to eat.

not upright in him : buts the just shall 9 They shall come all for violence; much more. live by his faith. p their faces shall sup up as the east wind, por, the sup- 5 Yea also, because he transgresseth and they shall gather the captivity as

ping of

by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepthe sand.

their faces, eth at home, who enlargeth his desire as 10 And they shall scoff at the kings, and faces shall hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisthe princes shall be a scorn unto them;

fied, but gathereth unto him all nations,

look tothey shall deride every strong hold; for ward the

and heapeth unto him all people: they shall heap dust, and take it.

east. Heb. 6 Shall not all these take up a parable 11 Then shall his mind change, and he

against him, and a taunting proverb against shall pass over, and offend, imputing this


him, and say, "Woe to him that increaseth his power unto his god.

their faces that which is not his! how long? and to 12 Art thou not from everlasting, O

toward the

him that ladeth himself with thick clay! LORD my God, mine Holy One?" we


Shall they not rise up suddenly that shall not die. O LORD, thou hast or

cor, Ho, he. shall bite thee, and awake that shall vex dained them for judgment; and, o mighty founded.

thee, and thou shalt be for booties unto "God, thou hast established them for Is. 33. 1. them? correction.

xor, griev

8 Because I thou hast spoiled many 13 Thou art of purer eyes than to be

nations, all the remnant of the people hold evil, and canst not look on x iniquity : ¥ bloods. shall spoil thee; because of men's ¥ blood, wherefore lookest thou upon them that

and for the violence of the land, of

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The Divine majesty, the city, and of all that dwell therein.

B. C. 626. burning B coals went forth at his feet. 9 Woe to him that y coveteth an evil

6. He stood, and measured the earth : covetousness to his house, that he may Bor, diseases, he beheld, and drove asunder the nations : set his nest on high, that he may be deli- Dé. 32. 24.) and the everlasting mountains were scatvered from the power of evil!

yor, gaineth tered, the perpetual hills did bow: his 10 Thou hast consulted shame to thy an evil gain. waysa are everlasting. ļouse by cutting off many people, and palm of I saw the tents of Ś Cushan n in afflichast sinned against thy soul.

the hand.

tion: and the curtains of the land of Mi11 For the stone shall cry out of the

a Mi. 5. 2. dian did tremble. wall, and the beam out of the timber $ Ethiopia. 8 Was the LORD displeased against the shall x answer it.

rivers ? was thine anger against the rivers ? 12 Woe to him that buildeth a town affliction, with a blood, and stablisheth a city by or, vanity, didst ride upon thine horses and thy cha

was thy wrath against the sea, that thou iniquity!

dor, piece, or,

riots M of salvation ? 13 Behold, is it not of the LORD of

fastening. kor, witness

9 Thy bow was made quite naked, achosts that the people shall labour in the against.

cording to the oaths of the tribes, even very fire, and the people shall weary bloods. thy word. Selah. Thou didst cleave v the themselves ? for very vanity ?

Mor, were. earth with rivers. 14 For the earth shall be filled p with v the rivers 10 The mountains saw thee, and they the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, of the earth. trembled: the overflowing of the water as the waters cover the sea.

Tor, in vain. passed by: the deep uttered his voice, 15 Woe unto him that giveth his neigh-por, by know and lifted

up his hands on high.

ing the bour drink, that puttest thy bottle to

11 The sun and moon stood still in him, and makest him drunken also, that Jos.10.12,13 their habitation

: at the light of thine thou mayest look on their nakedness!

oor, thine ar.

arrows they went, and at the shining of

rows walked 16 Thou art filled with shamec for

in the light.

thy glittering, spear. glory : drink thou also, and let thy fore

12 Thou didst march through the land skin be uncovered: the cupd of the LORD'S Tor, more

with shame

in indignation, thou didst thresh the hearight hand shall be turned unto thee, and

than with.

then in anger. shameful spewing shall be on thy glory.

c Phi. 3. 19.

13 Thou wentest forth for the salvation 17 For the violence of Lebanon shall

d Je.25.27..29

of thy people, even for salvation with cover thee, and the spoil of beasts, which

e Ps. 110. 6. thine anointed'; thou woundedst the heade made them afraid, because of men's blood,

$ making

out of the house of the wicked, by o disand for the violence of the land, of the


covering the foundation unto the neck. city, and of all that dwell therein.

Selah. 18 What profiteth the graven image, pestuous. 14 Thou didst strike through with his that the maker thereof hath graven it; the fashioner staves the head of his villages; they molten image, and a teacher of lies, that

X came out as a whirlwind to scatter me: the y maker of his work trusteth therein, fashion. their rejoicing was as to devour the poor to make dumb idols ?

Bor, mud.

secretly. 19 Woe unto him that saith to the wood, Ps. 11. 4. 15 Thou didst walk through the sea Awake; to the dumb stone, Arise, it shall y be silent with thine horses, through the B heap of teach! Behold, it is laid over with gold

all the earth. great waters. and silver, and there is no breath at all sor, cut them 16 When I heard, my belly trembled ; in the midst of it.

in pieces.

my lips quivered at the voice : rottenness 20 But the LORD is in his holy temple : Sor; accord- entered into my bones, and I trembled y let all the earth keep silence before him.

ing to vari- in myself, that I might rest in the day CHAPTER III.

of trouble: when he cometh up unto A PRAYER of Habakkuk the prophet

or, tunes,

called in the people, he will o invade them with upon 5 Shigionoth.


his troops. 2,0 LORD, I have heard thy 'n speech, Shigionoth. 17 Although the fig tree shall not blosand was afraid: 0 LORD, revives thy n report, or,

som, neither shall fruit be in the vines work in the midst of the years, in the hearing.

the labour of the olive shall « fail,

and midst of the years make known; in wrath or, preserve the fields shall yield no meat; the flock remember mercy.

alive. shall be cut off from the fold, and there 3 God came from a Teman, and the 9 Jno. 10. 10. shall be no herd in the stalls : Holy One from mount Paran. Selah. lie.

18 Yeth I will rejoice in the LORD, I

the south. His glory covered the heavens, and then Job 13. 15.

will joy in the God of my salvation. earth was full of his praise.

19 The LORD God is my strength, and

Mor, bright 4.And his brightness was as the light; beams out

he will make my feet like hinds' feet, he had u horns coming out of his hand : of his side.

and he will make me to walk upon mine and there was the hiding of his power. v Šeginoth, high places. To the chief singer on my

5 Before him went the pestilence, and Ps. 4, Title. v stringed instruments.

x were tem

of his

able songs,


B. C. 630. the fishes of the sea, and the B stumbling, THE word of the LORD which came

blocks with the wicked; and I will cut unto Zephaniah the son of Cushi, the son Bor, idols. off man from off the land, saith the of Gedaliah, the son of Amariah, the son y By taking. LORD. of Hizkiah, in the days of Josiah the son

4 I will also stretch out mine hand up

make an end. of Amon king of Judah. 2 YI will utterly consume all things

a Fulfilled,

on Judah, and upon all the inhabitants 624.

of Jerusalem ; and I will cut off a the from off the land, saith the LORD.

2 Ki. 23.4,5. remnant of Baal from this place, and 3 I will consume man and beast; I will 8 face of the the name of the Chemarims with the consume the fowls of the heaven, and


away, I will

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Judgment predicted.

ZEPHANIAH, II. Punishment of various nations. 5 And them that worship, the host of

B.O. 630. coast, the nation of the Cherethites ! a the heaven upon the housetops ;6 and them

word of the LORD is against you; O Cathat worship, and that swear B by the Eze. 25. 16. naan, the land of the Þhilistines, I will LORD, d and that swear by Malcham; 62 Ki. 23. 12. even destroy thee, that there shall be no

Je. 19. 13. 6 And them that are turned backs


c2Ki. 17. 33, from the LORD; and those that have not


6 And the sea coast shall be dwellings and sought, the LORD, nor inquired for him.

Bor, to.

cottages for shepherds, and folds for flocks. 7 Hold thy peace at the presence of a Is. 48. 1. 7 And the coast shall be for thek remthe Lord God; for the day of the LORD Ho. 4. 15. nant of the house of Judah; they shall is at hand: for the LORD"hath prepared : 16. 11.33

. feed thereupon ;: in the houses of Ashkea sacrifice, he hath y bid his guests.?

He. 10.38. lon shall they lie down in the evening; 8 And it shall come to pass in the day of He. 2. 3. 8 for the LORD their God shall visit * the LORD's sacrifice, that I will Spunish Zez2. 13. them, and turn away" their captivity.

4. 5 the princes, and the king's children, and all

8 I have heard the reproach of Moab,

k Is. 11. 11. such as are clothed with strange apparel.

Mi. 4. 7.

and the revilings of the children of Am. 9 In the same day also will I punish all

y sanctified, mon, whereby they have reproached my those that leap on the threshold, which fill or, prepared, people, and magnified themselves against their masters' houses with violence and Col. 1. 12. their border. deceit.

I Mat. 22.2,

9 Therefore, as I live, saith the LORD 10 And it shall come to pass in that &c. of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moabo day, saith the LORD, that there shall be the Ro. 19. 17. shall be as Sodom, and the children of

when. noise of a cry from the fish gate, and an

Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding

m Lu. 1. 68. howling from the second, and a great

of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual crashing from the hills.

Svisit upon.

desolation: the residue of my people shall 11 Howl, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for n Ps. 126. 1..4 spoil them, and the remnant of my people

. all the merchant people are cut down;

shall possess them.

o Je. 48.1,&c. all they that bear silver are cut off.

10 This shall they have for their pride, 12 And it shall come to pass at that n curded, or, because they have reproached and mag

thickened. time, that I will search Jerusalem with

nified themselves against the people of the candles, and pụnish the men that are

p Je. 48. 11. LORD of hosts.

Am. 6.1. n settled r on their lees; that say? in their

11 The LORD willbeterrible unto them: for

Re. 2. 23. heart, The LORD will not do good, nei

9 Ps. 94. 7.

he will o famish all the gods of the earth; ther will he do evil.

and men shall worship him, every one from 13 Therefore their goods shall become e make lean. his place, even all the isles of the heathen.

Is. 20. 4. a booty, and their houses a desolation : they shall also build houses, but not in

• Is. 10.12,16. by my sword.

12 Ye Ethiopians, also, ye shall be slain habit them; and they shall plant vine- « Re.6.15..17. 13 And he will stretch out his hand yards, but not drink the wine thereof. v Is. 22. 5. against the north, and destroy Assyria ;'

14 The great day of the LORD is near, Je. 30. 7. and will make Nineveh a desolation, and it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the ror, pelican. dry like a wilderness. voice of the day of the LORD: the 1 or, kenops, 14 And flocks shall lie down in the mighty" man shall cry there bitterly. or, chapiters. midst of her, all the beasts of the nations :

w Am. 5. 18. 15 Thato day is a day of wrath, a day

both the x cormorant and the bittern shall of trouble and distress, a day of waste. Mor, when

he hath un

lodge in the upper lintels of it: their ness and desolation, a day of darkness


voice shall sing in the windows; desolaand gloominess, a day of clouds and Je. 4. 19. tion shall be in the thresholds : 'M for he thick darkness,

y Is. 47. 8. shall uncover the cedar work. 16 A day of the trumpet and alarm Re. 18. 7. 15 This is the rejoicing city that dwelt against the fenced cities, and against the Is. 59. 10. carelessly; that saidy in her heart, I am, high towers.

a Pg. 79. 3. and there is none beside me: how is she 17 And I will bring distress upon men,

Je. 9. 22.

become a desolation, a place for beasts to that they shall walk like blinds men, be v craw, or, lie down in! every one that passeth by cause they have sinned against the LORD: gluttonous. her shall hiss, and wag his hand. and their blooda shall be poured out as

b Pr. 11. 4.

CHAPTER III. dust, and their flesh as the dung.

Eze. 7. 19. WOE to v her that is filthy and polluted, 18 Neitherb their silver nor their gold

to the oppressing city!

struction. shall be able to deliver them in the day cchap. 3. 8. 2 She obeyed not the voice; she received of the LORD's wrath; but the whole lạnd a Joel 2. 16. not a correction; she trusted not in the shall be devoured by the fire of his jea- Je.23.11,32. LORD; she drew not near to her God. lousy: for he shall make even a speedy rid

por, desirous.

3 Her princes within her are roaring dance of all them that dwell in the land.

Ho. 13. 3.

lions; her judges are evening wolves; CHAPTER II. GATHER & yourselves together

, yea, h 2 Ki. 22. 13,
9 Ec.3.16,17. they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

4 Her prophets are light and treacherous gather together, O nation not p desired ;

17. persons: her priests have polluted the sanc2 Before the decree bring forth, before 23.26. tuary, they have done violence to the law. the day pass as the chaff, I before the 2 Ch. 36.16, 5 They just LORD is in the midst thereof; fierce angerh of the LORD come upon

17. he will not do iniquity: every morning you, beforei the day of the LORD's o morning


doth he bring his judgment to light, he fail

by morning. come upon you. 3 Seek? ye the LORD, all ye meek of kje. 8. 12.

Ps. 95.7,8. eth not; but the unjust knoweth no shame.

6 I have cut off the nations: their the earth, which have wrought his judg- 1 Am.5.6,15. + towers are desolate; I made their streets ment; seek righteousness, seek meek- or, corners. waste, that none passeth by: their cities ness : it may ben ye shall be hid in the

m Zec. 8. 19.

are destroyed, so that there is no man, day of the LORD's anger.

n Jon. 3.9.

that there is none inhabitant. For Gazao shall be forsaken, and Je. 47.5. 7. I said, Surelyp thou wilt fear me, thou Ashkelon a desolation: they shall drive Zec.9.5,6. wilt receive instruction: so their dwelling out Ashdod at the noonday, and Ekron Is. 63. 8. should not be cut off, howsoever I punishshall be rooted up.

9 Mi. 2. 1, 2. ed them: but they rose early, 9 and cor5 Woe unto the inhabitants of the sea

rupted all their doings.

it or, in

Judgment and mercy.


Evangelical predictions. 8 Therefore wait a ye upon me, saith B.C. 630. 14 Sing, o daughter of Zion; shout, the LORD, until the day that I rise up

Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the to the prey; for my determination is to a Pr. 20. 22.

heart, O daughter of Jerusalem. gather the nations, that I

may assemble

La.3.25,26. 15 The LORD hath taken away thy judge the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine Zec,2:10;9.9 ments, he hath cast out a thine enemy: indignation, even all my.

fierce anger: for

Mat. 25. 32.

the king of Israel, even the LORD, is in all the earth shall be devoured with the d Ro.8.33, 34: the midst of thee: thou shalt not see evil fire of my jealousy.

Re. 12. 10. any more. 9 For then will I turn to the people a e 2 Pe. 3. 10. 16 In that day it shall be said to Jerupure Blanguage, that they may alls call Blip. salem, Fear thou not;, and to Zion, Let upon the name of the LORD, to serve him | Ac. 2.4, &c. not thine hands be Y slack. with one consent.

yor, faint. 17 The LORD thy God in the midst of 10 From beyond the rivers of Ethio- shoulder. thee is mighty; he will save, he will repia my suppliants, even the daughter Ps. 68.31. joices over thee with joy; he will Śrest of my dispersed, shall bring mine of Is. 18. 1, 7. in his love; he will joy over thee with fering.

h Is. 62.5.

singing. 11 In that day shalt thou not be asham

Je. 32. 41.

18 I will gather them that are sorrowful edi for all thy doings, wherein thou hast $be silent. for the solemn assembly, who are of thee, transgressed against me: for then I will i Ps. 49.5. to whom n the reproach of it was a burden. take away out of the midst of thee them Joel 2.26,27. 19 Behold, at that time I will undo all that rejoice in thy pride; and thou shalt the burden that afflict thee; and I will save her that no more be baughty because of mine upon it was

halteth, and gather her that was driven holy mountain.

reproach. Oin.

out; and I will get them praise and 12 I will also leave in the midst of thee

K set them

famé in every land where they have an afflicted and poor people, and they

for a.

been put to shame. shall trust in the name of the LORD.

20 At that time will I bring you again, 13 The remnant of Israel shall not do

d of their

even in the time that I gather you: iniquity, nor speak lies ;? neither shall a kJa. 2. 5.

will make you a name and a praise among deceitful tongue be found in their mouth : I Am. 9. 14. all people of the earth, when I turn back for they shall feed and lie down, and none m Mat. 13. 41. your captivity before your eyes, saith the shall make them afraid.

n Re. 21. 27. 'LORD.


& Set your

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B.C. 520. 12 Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, In the second year a of Darius the king,

and Joshua the son of Josedech, the high in the sixth month, in the first day of the « Ezr. 4. 24. priest, with all the remnant of the people, month, came the word of the LORD, by 5. 1, 2. obeyed the voice of the LORD their God, Haggai the prophet, unto Zerubbabel B by the and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the son of Shealtiel, y governor of Judah,

hand of

the LORD their God had sent him, and and to Joshua the son of Josedech,“ the Ezr. 3. 2. the people did fear before the LORD. high priest, saying,

13 Then spake Haggai, the LORD's messen2 Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, yor, captain. ger, d in the LORD's message unto the peosaying, This people say, The time is not c1 Ch. 6. 15. ple, saying, Ie am with you, saith the LORD. come, the time that the LORD's house a Mal. 2. 7. 14 And the LORDJ stirred up the spirit should be built.

2 Co. 5. 20. of Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, gover3 Then came the word of the LORD by e Mat. 28. 20. nor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua the Haggai the prophet, saying,

11 Co. 12. 4.. son of Josedech, the high priest, and the 4 Isg it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your

11. spirit of all the remnant of the people;

g 2 Sa. 7. 2. ceiled houses, and this house lie waste ?

and theyh came, and did work in the 5 Now, therefore, thus saith the LORD Ezr. 5. 2, 8. house of the LORD of hosts, their God, of hosts, Consider your ways.

15 In the four and twentieth day of the 6 Ye have sownk much, and bring in

heart on.

sixth month, in the second year of Darius little ; ye eat,? but ye have not enough ; La. 3. 40.

the king. ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink: De. 28.

38. In the seventh month, in the one and

CHAPTER II. ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages, earneth wages

twentieth day of the month, came the to put it into a bag 5 with holes.

$ pierced.

word of the LORD n by the prophet Hage Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Con.

gai, saying, sider your ways.

hand of

2 Speak' now to Zerubbabel the son of 8 Go up to the mountain, and bring

Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Jowood, and build the house; and I will m Ezr. 3. 12. shua the son of Josedech, the high priest, take pleasure in it, and I will be glori- nch. 2.16, 17. and to the residue of the people, saying, fied, saith the LORD.

O or, it

3 Whom is left among you that saw this 9'Ye looked n for much, and, lo, it came

house in her first glory? and how do ye

o Zec. 4. 10. to little ; and when ye brought it home, e Zec. 8. 9.

see it now? is it not in your eyes in comI did blow upon it. Why? saith the 3 De. 28. 23. parison of it as nothing ? LORD of hosts. Because of mine house Ho. 2. 9.

4 Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, that is waste, and ye run every man unto -chap. 1. 13. saith the LORD į and be strong, 0 Joshua his own house.

s1 Ki. 17.1.') son of Josedech, the high priest; and be 10 Therefore the heaven over you is 2 Ki. 8.1, strong, all ye people of the land, saith stayed from dew, and the earth is stayed Ex. 29. 45, the LORD, and work; for I" am with from her fruit.

46. you, saith the LORD of hosts : 11 And I called for a drought upon the ~ Ne. 9. 20. 5 According to the word that I coveland, and upon the mountains, and upon the Ps.51.11,12. nanted with you when ye came out of corn, and upon the new wine, and upon the 18.63.11,14. Egypt, so my spirit « remaineth among oil, and upon that which the ground bring- Joel 3. 16. you fear ye not. eth forth, and upon men, and upon cattle,

He. 12. 26. 6 For thus saith the LORD of hosts, Yet and upon all the labour of the hands.

once, it is a little while, and I will shake

Mi. 6. 14.

n by the

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