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Iich, whereof thou canst not s The Earth also is DEFILED unbe healed.

der the INHABITANTS thereof: be

cause they have TRANSGRESSED the 29 The LORD shall smite Laws, CHANGED the ORDINANCE, BROthee with Madness, and Blind- KEN the EVERLASTING COVENANT.

6 Therefore hath the CURSE DEness, and Allonishment of

VOURED the EARTH, and they that Heart.

dwell therein are DESOLATE : there29. And thou shalt grope

fose the Inhabitants of the Earth are

į burned, and few Men left. at Noon-day, as the Blind

7 The new Wine mourneth, the gropeth in Darkness, and Vine languilheth, all the Merrythou shalt not prosper in thy HEARTED do sita

8 The Mirth of Tabrers ceaseth, Wars: and thou shalt he on- the Noite of them that rejoyce endly opprefled, and spoiled e- eth, the Joy of the Harp ceaseth. vermore, and no Man fhall vermore and no Min Thall . They shall not drink Wine with

a Song, Sirong drink shall be bitter fare thee.

to them that drink it. 30 Thou shalt betroth a 10 The City of Confusion is broWife, and another Man Mall :

ken down : every HOUSE is Thut up,

that no Man may come in. lie with her : thou shalt build 11 There is a crying for Wine in an House, and thou shalt not the Streets, all Joy is DARKNED, the dwell therein : thou shalt

Mirth of the Land is gone.

12 In the Ciry is left DESOLATION, plant a Vineyard, and shall and the Gate is ímilten with Deftrunot gather the Grape's there- ction.

13 When thus it shall be in the

midst of the Land among the Peo31 Thire Ox shall be Nain ple, there shall be as the shaking of before thine Eyes, and thou an Olive tree, and as the gleaning

Grapes when the Vintage is done. thalt rot cat thereof : thine

line 14 They Thall lift up their Voice, Ass shall be violently taken they shall ling for the MAJESTY of the away from before thy Face, LORD,they shall cry aloud from theSea. and shall not be restored to

Is Wherefore glority ye the LORD

in the Fires, even the Name of the thee : thy Sheep Thail be gi- LORD God of Israel in the Iles of ven unto thine Enemies, and the

Luke xiii. 2 Jesus said unto them, thou shalt have none to re- Suppose ye ihai thele Galileans were scue them.

Sinners above all the Galileans, be32 Thy Sons and thy cause they suffered such things?

3 I tell you, Nay : but except ye Daughters shall be given to repent, ye shall all likewise perith. another People, and thine 4 Or chole eighteen upon whom Eves shall look, and fail with

the Tower in Siloam fell, and flew

them, think ye that they were sinlonging for them all the Dayners above all Men chat dwelc in Jelong : and there shall be no rutalem? Might in thine Hand.

s I tell you, Nay: but except ye

repent, ye shall all likewise perish. 33 The Fruit of thy Land, Matib. x. 28 Fear not them wirich and all thy Labours, shall a kill the Body, but are not able to

ä kill the Soul : but rather FEAR HIM Nation which thou knowest

on which tou knowcil which is ABLE TO DESTROY both SOUL not, eat up; and thou shalt and Body in Hell.

be

of.

a fore Bto the Top of and thy Kingler thou, nor

Sole of with a fore Borcin the and more Th

be only oppressed and crush. Matth. viii. 11 I say unto you, ebat

many shall come from the Eaft and ed alway.

Welt, and shall sit down with Abra. 34 So that thou shalt be ham, and Isaac, and Jacob in the · mad, for the Sight of thine Kingdom of Heaven. Eves which thou shalt lee.

iz But the Children of the King.

dom shall be cast out into OUTER 35. The LORD Ihall smite DarkNESS : there shall be WEEPING thee in the Knees, and in the and GNASH ING of TEETH. Legs, with a sore Botch that cannot be healed, from the Sole of thy Foot unto the Top of thy Head.

36 The Lord shall bring thee, and thy King which thou shalt set over thee, unto a Nation which neither thou, nor thy Fathers have known ; and there shalt thou serve other Gods, Wood and Stone.

37 And thou shalt become an Astonishment, a Proverb, and a By-word among all Nations whither the LORD shall lead thec.

38 Thou shalt carry much Seed out into the Field, and shalt gather but little in : for the Locust shall consume it.

39 Thou shalt plant Vineyards and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the Wine, nor gather the Grapes : for the Worms shall eat them.

40 Thou shalt have Olive-trees throughout all thy Coasts, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the Oyl : for thine Olive shall cast his Fruit.

41 Thou shalt beget Sons and Daughters, but thou thalt `not enjoy them : for they shall go into Captivity.

42 All thy Trees and Fruit of thy Land shall the Locust consume.

43 The Stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high ; and thou shalt come down very low.

44 He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the Head, and thou shalt be the Tail.

45 Moreover, all these Curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be deftroyed : because thou HEARKNEST not unto the Voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his Commandments and his Statutes which he commanded thee. · 46 And they shall be upon thee for a Sign, and for a Wonder, and upon thy Seed for ever.

47 Because thou ser 'ifa. Ixv. 14 Behold, my Servants VEDST not the LORD thy hair

Thall sing for Joy of Heart, but ye

uy shall cry for SORROW of Heart, and GOD with JOYFULNESS, Ahall Howl fos VEXATION of Splais.

Aroyed.pursued all other thou shalu nalth very lou?

and

ED

1 and with Gladness of Heart, for the ABUNDANCE of all Things. 48 m Therefore shalt thou "fer. xxviii. 14 Thus saith the

LORD of Hofts the God of Israel, I SERVE inine ENEMIES Which have put a Yoke of leon upon the SERVE thine ENEMIES which the LORD shall send against Neck of all these Nations, that they thee. in HUNGER, and in may serve Nebuchadnezzar King of

* Babylon, and they shall serve him;

and I have given him the Beasts of NESS, and in Want of all the Field allo. Things : and he shall put a Yoke of Iron upon thy Neck, until he have destroyed thee. į 49 "The LORD shall bring jer. v. is LO, I will bring a Na

tion upon you from far, O House of

om Israel, saith the LORD : it is a mighfar, from the End of the Earth, ty Nation, it is an ancient Nation, a as swift as the Eagle flieth, a Nation whose Language thou knowNation whose Tongue thou they say.

eft not, neither underft andeft what halt not understand :

Ezek. xvii. 12 Say now to the reso. A Nation of fierce bellious House, Know ye not what

these things mean? Tell them, BeCountenance, which ihall hold, the King of Babylon is come not regard the Person of the to Jerusalem, and hath taken the Old, nor Inew Favour to the King thereof, and the Princes there

of, and led them with him to Baby

lon. 510 And he shall eat the olfa. i. 7 Your Country is DESOFruit of thy Cattle, and the LATE, your Cities are BURNT with Fruit of thy Land, until thou:

til thou Fire : your LAND, Strangers devour

it in your Presence, and it is desobe DESTROYED : which allo LATE as overthrown by STRANGERS. fall not leave thee either Corn, Wine, or Oyl, or the Increase of thy Kine, or Flocks of thy Sheep, until he have destroyed thee.

52 P And he shall befiege p Luke xix. 43 The Days shall come thee in all thy Gates until upon thee, that thine ENEMIES Thall thy high and fenced Walls

w u , cast a TRENCH about thee, and com.

pass thee round, and KEEP chee in come down, wherein thou on every side. trustedst, throughout all thy 44 And thall lay thee even with

the Ground, and thy Children withLand : and he shall besiege in the

and: ana ne mall Denge in thee; * and they ihall not leave in thee in all thy Gates, through- thee one Stone upon another: because out all thy Land wbich the thou knewest not the Time of thy Vi

fitasion. LORD thy God hath given thee. 53 9 And thou shalt EAT 9 2 Kings vi. 24 And it came to

pass after this, that, Beohadad King the Fruit of thine own Bo

of Syria gathered all his Hoft, and DY, the Flesh of thy Sons went up, and belieged Samaria.

This was fully accomplished in the Desolation of Jerusalem by 160 Romans. .

Young.

and

ver

and of thy DAUGHTERS 25 And there was a great Famine (which the LORD thy God

in Samaria : and tehold, they be.

sieged it, until an Als's Head was hath given thee) in the Siege sold for fourscore Pieces of silver, and in the Straitness where- and the fourth part of a Cab of with thine Enemies shall diwhin

ie Doll di. Dove's Dung for five pieces of Silstress thee:

26 And as the King of Israel sas 54 So that the Man that is pasing by upon the Wall, there cried tender among you, and very my Lord, O King.

ru a Woman unto him, saying, Help, delicate, his Eye shall be evil 27. And he fad, if the Lord do towards his Brother, and to- not help thee, whence shall I hel? wards the Wife of his Boiom, of the Wine press ?

thee? out of the Barn floor, or out and towards the Remnant of his 28. And the King said uoto her, Children which he shall leave: What aileth thee? And the answered,

This Woman said unto me. Give thy 55 So that he will not give Son, that we may eat him To-day, to any of them of the Fieth and we will eat my Son To-morrow. of his Children whom he shall eat : because he hath nothing left him in the Siege, and in the Straitness wherewith thine Enemies shall distress thee in all thy Gates. .

56 The tender and DELICATE Woman among you, which would not adventure to set the Sole of her Foot upon the Ground for DELICATENESS and Tenderness, her Eye shall be EVIL towards the HUSBAND of her Bosom, and towards her Son, and towards her Daughter.

57 And towards her Young one that cometh out from between her Feet, and towards her Children which she shall bear : for she Thall EAT them for want of all Things fecretiv in the Siege, and Straitness wherewith thine Enemies shall distress thee in thy Gates.

58 If thou wilt not OBSERVE to do all the Words of this Law that are written in this Book, that thou mayest FEAR this GLORIOUS and FEARFUL Name, THE LORD THY GOD;

59 Then the LORD will make thy PLAGUES wonderful, and the PLAGUES of thy SEED, even great Plagues, and of long Continuance, and fore Sicknesses, and of long Continuance.

60 Moreover, he will bring upon thee all the Diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee.

61 Also every Sickness, and every Plague which is not written in the Book of this Law, them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be DESTROYED. 62 And ye shall be left Few in Number, whereas se

were

were as the Stars of Heaven for Multitude : because thou wouldīt not obey the Voice of the LORD thy God.

63 And it shall come to pass, that as the LORD rejoyced over you to do you good, and to multiply you : so the LORD will rejoyce over you to DESTROY you, and to bring you to nought: and ye shall be plucked from off the Land whither thou goest to posless it.

64 And the LORD shall scatter thee among all People from the one End of the Earth even unto the other ; and

there thou shalt serve other Gods, which neither thou nori . thy Fathers have known, even Wood and Stone.

65 And among these Nations shalt thou find no Ease, neither shall the Sole of thy Foot have Rest: but the LORD fhall give thee there a trembling Heart, and Failing of Eyes, and Sorrow of Mind.

66 And thy Life shall hang in doubt before thee, and thou shalt Fear Day and Night, and shalt have none Afsurance of thy Life.

67 In the MORNING thou shalt say, Would God it were Even: and at Even thou shalt fay, Would God it were MORNING, for the Fear of thine Heart, wherewith thou shalt fear, and for the Sight of thine Eyes which thou fhalt see.

68 And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again, with Ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou Inalt see it no more again : and there ye shall be sold unto your Enemies for Bond-men and Bond-women, and no Man shall buy you.

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CH A P. XXIX. 2 An Exhortation to Obedience. 29 Secret Things belong unto

GOD. Ver. 1 THESE are the WORDs of the Covenant which

1 the LORD commanded Moses to make with the Children of Israel, in the Land of Moab, beside the CoveDant which he made with them in Horeb.

2 And Moses called unto all Israel, and said unto them, Ye have seen all that the LORD did before your Eyes in the Land of Egypt, unto Pharaoh, and unto all his Servants, and unto all his Land;

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