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For her guide. pi For the Lord of hosts hall pur-fup, shall they carry a way to the brook posed, and who shall disannul it? and of the willows. his land is stretched out, and who 8 For the cry' is gone round about the sall turn it back ?

borders of Moab; the howling thereof 28 In the year that king Alaz died unto Eglain, and the liowling thereof was this bordelle

anlo Beer-elim. 29 TT Rejoice not thou, whole Pales- 9 For the waters of Dimon shall be tina, becaliselbe rod of him that full of blood: for I will bring more swote thee is broken : for out of the upon Dimon, lions upon bim that ee. serpent's loot slall come forth a capeth of Moab, and upon the retouant cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a lot the land. dying


ye to shall reed, and the needy shall lie down in safely; and I will kill thy ness, unto the mount of the daughte) root with fainine, and he shall slay thy of Zion. remuant.

2 For it shall be, that, as a wandering 31 Howl, O gate; cry, city; thou, bird cast out of the nest, so the dangh whole Palestina, art dissolved : sur ters of Moab sball be at the fords of there shall come from the north a Arnon. smoke, and none shall be alone in his 3 Take counsel, execute judgement; al pointed times.

make thy shadow as the night in the 32 Wint shall one then answer the midst or the noon-day; hide the out. messengeis of the nation? That the casts; bewray not him that wandereil. LORD bath founded Zion, and the poor 4 Let mine outcast dwell with thee, of his people shall trust in it.

Noab; be thou a covert to them froin CHAP. XV.

the face of the spoiler: for the extor: HE

the niglit Ar of Moab is laid the oppressors are consumed out of the waste, and brought to silence; beland. ca jae in the vight Kir or Moab is laid 5 And in mercy" shall the throne De waste, and brougat to silence; established: and be shall sit


it in 2 He is gone up to Bajiib, and to Di truth in the tabernacle of Daviu, judg bon, the high places, to vcep: Moabing, and seeking judgment, and hasting shall howl over Nebo, and over Nede-rigliteousness. ba: on all their leads shall be baldoces, 6 9 IVe bave heard of the pride of and every beard cut oil.

Moab; he is very proud; euch of his 3 In their streets they shallgird thein- haughtiness and his pride, and liis selves with sackcloth : on the tops of wralb: brubis lies shall not be so. llieir louses, and in their streets, every 7 Tlieresore shall Moab how for one shall how), weeping abundantly. Moab, every one shall howl: for the

4 And Heslbon sliall cry, and Elea- Coundations of Kir-harcseth shall je leh: their voice shall be heard, even mourn; surely they are stricken. unto Jalaz: therefore the armed sol. 8 For the fields of Heshbon languish, siers of Moab shall cry out; his life and the vine of Sibmalı: the lords of bhall be grievous unto him.

the heatlien have broken down tlie 5 My heart shall cry out for Noab; principal plants thereor, they are liis lugitives shall flee unto Zoar, a coine even unto Jazer, they wandered leifer of three years oli: for by the through the wilderness: lier branches mounting up or Lubith with weeping are stretched out, wiey are gone over sball they go it up; for in the way of the sea. Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of 91 Therefore I will bewail with the destruction.

weeping of Jazer the vine of Sibinalı; 6 For the waters of Nimrim shall be I will water ihce will my tears, desolate: for the hay is withered away, Heshbon, and Elealeh: for the slou:the grass failetli, tliere is no green ing for thy suinier-fruits and for lliy thing

huvest is jällen. 7 Therefore the abundance they have 10 And gladness is taken away, nud gotteu, and that which they liave laid | joy out of the plentiful field; and in

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Is: uel's eneinies. tie vineyards there shall be no sing most branch, which they lelt because ing: weither shall there be sliouting of the children of Israel ; and there the treaders shall tread out no wine in sliall be desolation. their presses;

I have made their vin- 10 Because thou bast forgotten the tage Blouting to cease.

God of thy salvation, and hast not il Wherefore my bowels Bliall sound been mindiul of the Rock of thiya like a harp for Moab, and nine io- strengill, therefore shalt thou plant ward parts for Kir-bareeli.

pleasant plants, and shalt set it will 121 And it shall come to pass, when strange slips : it is seen that Moab is weary on the illu the day siialt thou make thy bigli place, that be shall come to lie plant lo grow, and in the morning sanctuary to pray : but lie shall not sbalt thou make uy sced to fourixi: prevail.

but the harvest shall be a beap in the 13 This is the word that the LORD day of grief and of desperate sorrow. Jathi spoken concerning Moab since| 12 11 Wo to the multitude of many that time.

people, which make a noise like thie 14 But now the Lord bath spoken, noise of the seas; and to the rushing saying, Within three years, as the of natious, that take a rushing like years of a hiireling, and the glory of the rushing of mighty waters! Bioab shall be contemned, with all 13 The nations shall rush like the that great inultitude ; and we remnant rushing of many waters : but God shall be very small and leeble.

shall reouke them, and they shall fler CAP XVII.

fur oil, aod shall be chased as the chali THE burden of Di mascus. Bchold, or the mountains before the wind, and being a city, and it shall be a ruinous wind. heap

14 And behold at evening-tide trou 2 T'he cities of Aroer are forsaken : ble; and before the morning lie is not they shall be for flocks, which shall This is the portion of ibern that opus lic down, and none shall ouake them us, and the lot oflheni that rob us. afraid.


O to the land shadowing with Ephraim, and the kingdom from Da VV wings, which is beyond the mascus, and the remnant or Syria : rivers of Ethiopia : they shall be as the glory of the chil. 2 That sendeih ambassadors by the dren of Israel, saith the Lord of hosts. sea, eren in vessels of bulrushes upon

4 And in that day it shall come to tlie waters, suying, Go, ye swist mes pass, that the glory vf Jacob gliall be sengers,lo a nation scattered and peelmade tbin, and uie faluess of His Nestled, to a people terrible from their beshall wax lcan.

ginning hitlierto; a nation meted out 6 And it sliall be as when the bar and trodden down, wliose land we vest man gathereth the corn, and reap- rivers have spoiled i elb the cars with his arm; and it 3 All ye inhabitants of the world,and shall be as be that gathereut ears in dwellers on the earth, see ye, when the valley of Rephaim.

le listeil up an ensign on the moun6. Yet gleaning grapes shall be len tains : and when he bloweth a trunin it, as the sbaking of an olive-tree, fet, liear ye. Lwo or three berries in the top of the 4 For so the LORD said unto me, I uppermost bough, four or five in the will take my rest, and I will consider outpost fruitful branches thereos, in my dwelling place like a clear beat' Baith the LORD God of lsrael.

upon herbs, and like a cloud or dew 7 At that day shall a man look to lis in the beat of harvest. Maker,and his eyes shall have respect 5 For afure the barrest, when the bud to the Holy: One of Isracl.

is perfect, and the sour grape is ripen8 And he shall not look to the altars, ing in the flower, be sball both cut off the work of his hands, neither shall the sprigs with pruning hooks, and respect that which his fingers bave take away and cut down the branches. made, either the groves,or the images. 6 They shall be left together unto the

9 | In that day sball bis strong cities fowls of the mountains, and to the be as a forsaken bough, and an upper-I beagle of we earth: and the fowlo

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of Egypt shall sumer upon them, and all the son of the wise, the son of ancient beilsis of the earth shall winter upon kings ? them.

12 Where are they? where are thy 7 1 In that line shall the present be wise men and let them tell thee now, brought wito the LORD of hosts of a and let them know what the LORD O: people scattered and peeled, and froin hosts bath purposed upon Egypt. a people terrible fioin their beginning 13 The princes of Zoan are become hitlerio ; a nation metedout and trod- Cools, the princes of Noph are deceiv. Jen under foot, whose land the rivers ed ; they bare also seduced Egypt, bave spoiled, to the place of the name even they that are the stay of the of the LOilD or bosts, the mount Zion. tribes thereol.

14 The Lond hath mingled a perverse CHAP. XIX.

spirit in the midst thereof: and they TI

HE burden of Egypt. Belioid, the bave caused Egypt to err in every

LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, work thereof, as a drunken MTN and slall coine into Egypt ; and the staggereth in his vomit, idols of Egypt shall be mored at bis 15 Neither shall there be any work presence, and the heart of Egypt shall for Egypt, which the head or tail, joelt in the midst of it

brancli or rusli, mas do. 2 And I will set the Egyptians against 16 In that day shall Egypt be like. the Egyptians : and they shall light into women: and it shall be afraid every one against his brother, and and lear, because of the shaking of every one against his neighbour; city the hand of the LORD of hosts, which against city, and kingdon against be shaketh over it. kingdom.

17 And the land of Judab shall be a 3 And the spirit or Egypt shall fail in terror unto Egypt; every one that the midst thereof; and I will destroy maketh mention thereof shall be a the council thereof; and they shall fraid in bimsell, because of the counsGeek to the illols, and to the charmere, sel of the Lord of hosts, which he and to them that have familiar spirits, hath determined ápriustit. and to die wizitrds.

18 T In that day shall hve cities in 4 And the Egyptians will I give over uie land of Egypt speak the language into the land of a cruel lord ; and a or Canaan, and sweario llie Lord of fierce king shall rule over them, saith hosts ; one shall be called, The city the LORT), Le Lord of loeta.

ur destructiois. 6 And the waters ball fail from tlie 19 In that day thare shall be an altar rea, and the rivers shall be wasted and to the Lord in the midst of the land

of Egypt, and a pillar at tlie border 6 And they shall turn the rirers far thereof to the LORD. away; and the brooks of Jerence shal 20 And it shall be for a sign and for be emptied and dried up: the reeds a witness unto the LORD of bosts in and flags shall wither.

the land of Egypt; for they shall cry 7 The paper reeds by the brooks, by unto the Lord because of the oppres the mouth of the brooks, and every sors, and he shall send them a saviour, thing soon by the brooks, sball with and a great one, and he sliall deliver er, be driven away, and be no more. them.

8 The fishers also shall mourn, and 21 And the LORD shall be known to all they that cast angle into the brooke Egypt, and tbe Egyptians Bliall know shall lament, and they that spread nets the LORD in that day, and shall do upon the waters sliall languigh. sacrifice and ablation; yea, they shall 9 Moreover they that work in fine vow a vow unto the LonD), and

perflax, and they that weave net-works, form it. shall be confounded.

22. And the Lord shall smite Egypt; 10 And they shall be broken in tbe heallall smite and heal it : and they purposes thereof, all that make sluices shall relurn even to the Lord, and he and ponde for fish.

shall be entreated of tbem, and shad 11 11 Surely tlie princes of Zoan are bcal them, fools, the council of the wise coun- 23 | In that day shall there be a high sellors of Pharaoh is become brulish way out of Egypt 10 Assyria, and the buw say ye unto Pbaraob, I am the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, and

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Ilie colpitivity of CHAP. XX, XXI, XXIL Egypt ana Erneur the Egyptian into Assyria, and tbe 5 Prepare the tablewatch in the Egyptians shall serve with the Asyri-watch-tower, cat, drink : arise, se

princes, and anoint the shielt. 24 In tlial day shall Israel be die tljrd 6 l'or thus bath the LORD Baid uutes will Igypt and with Assyria, even a me, Go, act a watchman, lel bim de blessing in the inidst of the land; claire what he acelli.

26 whom the LORD or liosts shall 7 And lie saw a chariot roith a couple bless, saying, Blessed be Egypt iny of horsemen, a chariot of asses, and people, and Assyria the work of my a chariot of camels; and be bvarkened hands, and Israel mine inheritance. diligently with much heed: CHAP. XX.

8 And he cried, A lion: My lord, 1



Ashdod, (when Sargon the king of tower in the day-time, and I ain sec Assyria sent bim,) and fought against in my ward whole nights: Aslidod, and took it;

9 And, behold, here cometh a chariot 2 At the same time spake the LORD or men, with a couple of by Isaitla lhe son of Amoz, saying, Go And be answered and said, Babylon is and loose the 8:1Ckcloth liom of thy fallen, is fallen ; and all the graven loins, and put off lly sloe froin thy images of her gods he hatli broken un. foot. And he did so, walking naked to the ground. and barefoot

10 O my tliresling, and the corn oi 3 And the LORD said, Like as my ser my soor: that which I hare beard of rant lgaiali liath walked naked and the Lord of loats, the God of Lsrael, barefoot three years for a sign and bare I declared unto you. wonder upon Egypt and upon Ethi-11 The burden or Dumal, He call opia;

elb to me out of Seir, Valchman, what 4 So shall the king of Assyria lead of the night? Watchman, what of the away the Egyptiang prisonere,and the night? Ethiopians captives, young and old, 12 The watchinan sail, The morning naked and barefoot, even with their comell, and also the night: il ye will buttocks uncovered, to the shaine of inquire, inquire ye: return, Egypt.

1:3 | The burren uron Arabi? 11: 5. And they shall be afraid nnd a the forest in Arabia sball ye lodge, shamed of Ethiopiir their expectation, se travelliug companies oi Dedanim. and of Egypt their glory.

14 The inhabitants of the land of 6 And the inhabitant of this isle sball Tema brouglit water to himn that wing any in that day, Bchold, such is our thirsty, they prevented with their expectation, whither we flee for help bread him that lled, to be delivered from the king of Assy 15 For they fled from the sworils, ria: and how sliall we escape? from the drawn sword, and from the CHAP. XXI.

bent bow, and from wie grierousiles3 THE burden of the desert of the or war.

Ag whirlwinds in the south 16 For thus liath the Lord said ulo pass through; so it cometh from the me, Within a year, according to the desert, fioin a terrible land.

years of a lireling, and all the glory 2 A grievous visiou is declared unto or Kcdar sball fail : me; the treacherous dealer dealeth 17 And the residue of the number of treacherously and the spoiler spoileth. archers, the nighty men of the child Go up, O Elam; besiege, O Media; dren of Kedmi, shall be din nislied: all the sighing thereor have I made to for the LORD God of Israel liath spo

ken it, 3 Thercfore are my loing filled with

CHAP. XXII. pain: pangs have taken hold upon me, HE burden of the valley of vision. eth: I was bowed down at the lear-lart wholly gone up to the house-tops ? ing of it; I was dismayed at the see-2 Thou that art fulloi atira, a lumuliing of it.

uous city, in joyous city: tiig sjaja men 4 My heart ranted, fearfulnegg af are not slain with the sword, nor dead frighted me: the night of my pleasure in battle. hath he turned into fear uuto me. 3 All thy rulers are fed together,


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of Tyre. they are bound by the archere: all, 18 le will surely violently luru and that are found in thee are bound 10- Loss the like a ball into a large coungether, ichich bave fled from far. try: there shalt thou die, suid there + Therefore gaid I, Look away from the chariots ol iby glory shall be the nie; I will weep bitterly, labour not sbame of thy lord's house, to comfort ine, because of the spoilingl 19 And I will drive thee from thy of the daughter of my people. station, and froin thy state shall be

6 For it is a day of trouble, and of puli thee down. treading down, and of perplexity byl 20 1 And it shall come to pass in the Lord Godol hosts in the valley of that day, that I will call my servant vision, breaking down tbe walls, and Eliakiin the son of Hilkiali, of crying to the mountais.

21 And I will clothe him will thy 6 And Elam bare the quiver with robe, and strengthen hin with thy chariots of nien und borsemen, and girdle, and I will commit thy govern Kir uncovered the shield.

menit into his hand : and he shall be a 7 And it shall come to pass, that thy father to the inhabitants of Jerusalen, choicest valley shall be full of chariots, and to die house of Judah. and the horsemeu shall set theoiselves 22 And the key of the house or David in array at the gate.

will I lay upon liis alioulder; Bo lie 81 And he discovered the corering shall open, and none shall shut; wid of Judal, and thou didst look in that he shall shut, and none shall open. cay to the armour of the house of the 23 And I will fasten him as a nail in forest.

a sure place; and be shall be for a 9 Ye bave seen also the breaches of glorious throne to his fatber's house. the city of David, that they are many: 24 And they shall hang upon bim ali and ye gathered together the waters the glory of his father's house, the unl: of the lower pool.

spring and the issue,all vessels of smals 10 And ye lase numbered the houses quiuntily, from the vessels of cups, even of Jerusalein, and the houses bare ye to all the vessels of Ilagons. broken down to fortify the wall. 25 In that day,saith the Lord of hosts,

11 Ye made also a ditchi belween the shall the nail that is fastened in the two walls for the water of the old sure place be removed, and be cut pool: but ye bave oot looked unto the down, and fall; and ibe burden that inaker thereof, neither had respect un-was upon it shall be cut ofl': for the lo liim that fashioned it long ago. LORD liath spoken it. 12 And in that day did the LORDGod

CHLAP. XXIII. ol' hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to gird. I ships of Tarshisi; for it is laid ing with sackcloll:

waste, so that there is no bouge, no en13 And behold joy and gladness, lay-tering in: from the land of Chittim it ing oxen, and killing sheep, eating is revealed to them. Dish and drinking wine: let us eal 2 Be still, ye inliabitants of the isle; and drink ; lor to-morrow we shall die. tbou whom the merchants of Zidon,

14 And it was revealed in mine ears that pass over the sea,have replenished, by the LORD of hosts, Surely this ini- 3 dind ly great waters the seed or quity shall not be purged froin you till Silon, tle larvest of the river, is hier Je vie, saith the Lord God of hosts. revenue; and she is amart of nations.

15 T Thus saith the Lord God of 4 Be thou ashamed, 0 Zidon; for the liosts, Govet diee unto this treasurer, sea hath spoken, ever the strength of even unto Suebna, which is over the the sea, saying, I travail not, portring linuse, and say,

fortlı children, neither do I lourish up 16 What last thou here? and whom young men, nor bring up virgins. last llion here, that thou hast bewed 5 As at the report concerning Egypt, liiee out a sepulchre here, as he that so shall they be sorely pained at the bewell him out a sepulchre ou high, report of Tyre. and that graveth a habitation for buv. 6 Pase ye over to Tarshish; howl, je acil in arck ?

inhabitants of the isle. 17 Behold, the LORD will carry thee 7 Is this yourjoyous city, whose an away with a miglity captivity,am will tiquity is of ancient days ? her one surely corer tice.

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