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prophet's luair. 12 And Liou shalt eat it as barley- for they have refused my judgmenta cakes, and thou shalt bake it with and my slatutes, they bave not walked dung that cometh out of man, in their in them. sight.

7 Therefore thus saith the Lord Goo, 13 And the LORD said, Even thus Because ye multiplied more than tlie Bhall the children of Israel eat their nations that are rou:d about you, and defiled bread among the Gcutiles, have not walked in my statutes, neiwhither I will cirive tliem,

lher have kept my judgments, neither 14 Then said I, Al Lord God! be- have done according to the judgments hold, my soul hath not been polluted ; of the nations that are round about for from iny youth up, even till now, you: have I not eaten of that which dieth 8 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither Behold, I, even I, am against thee, came there abomninable flesh into my and will execute judgments in the mouth,

midst of thee, in lie signit of the na15 Thieu he said unto ine, Lo, I have lion9. given thee cow's dung for man'y dung, 9 And I will do in thiec that which sind thou shalt prepare thy bread I have not done, and whereunto I will llierewithi.

int do any more the like, because of 10 Moreover, he said unto me, Son all thine abominations, of inau, behold, I will break the staff 10 Therefore the fathers shall eat the of bread in Jerusalem; and they shall song in the midst of thee, and the song eat bread by weight, and will care; shall cut their falbere; and I will exand they shall drink water by meas-ecute judgments in tice, and the whole ure, and with astonishment:

reinnant of thee wili I scatter into all 17 That they may want bread and the winds. 'vater, and be astonished one with an. 11 Wherefore, as I live, saith thic other, and consume away for their in. Lord Gov; Surely, because thou hast iquity.

defiled y salcluary with all thy deCHAP. V.

testable things, and with all thine ND thou, sou of inan, take thee a abominations, therefore will I alao

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lazor, and cause it to pass upon thy spare, neither will I hare any picy. head, and upon thy beard : then take 12 A third part of thee eliall die thee balances 10 weigh, and divide the with the pestilence, and with famine hair.

shall they be consuined in the midst 2 Tliou shalt burn with fire a third of thee: and a third part shall fall by part in the midst of the cily, when the sword round about thee; and I the days of the sicgc are sulolled : will scatter a third part into all the and thou slialt like a tbird part, and winds, and I will drave out a sword amite about it with a koise; and a alter thein. third part thou shalt scatter in the 1:3 Thus shall mine anger be accomwind; and I will draw out a sword plislied, and I will cause my fury lo alter lliem.

rest iipon them, and I will be coinsort3 Thou shalt also take thereof a sealed; and they shall know that I the in number, and bind them in thy Lord have spoken it in my zeal, when skirta.

I bave accomplished my sury in them. 4 Then take of them again, and cast 14 Noreover I will make thee wasic, thein into the midst of the fire, and and a reproach among the nations that burn them in the fire; for thereor are round alyout thee, in the sight of sliall a fire conre forth into all the all that pass by: lionge of Israel.

15 So it shall be a reproach and a 5 T Thus saith the Lord God, This is taunt, and instruction and an astonishJerusalem : I have set it in the midst ment unto the nations that are round of the nations and countries that are about thee, when I shall execute round about lier.

judgments in thee in anger and in su6 And she hath changed my judg-ry and in furious rebukes. I the LORD ments into wickedness more than the have spoken it. nations, and my statutes more than 16 When I shall send upon them tlic the countrics that are round about lier;leril arrows of famine, which shall be your idols.

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desolation of Israel. for their destruction, and which I williin vain that I would do this evil uto send to destroy you: and I will in them. crease the samine upon you, and will 11 1 Thus saith the Lord Gon, Smiic break your stafl' of bread.

with thy band, and stamp with lly 17 So will I send upon you lamine iool, and say, Alas, for all the evil and evil beasts, and they shall bereave abominations of the bouse of Israeli thice; and pestilence and blood shall for they shall fall by the sword, by pass through thee; and I will bring the famine, and by the pestilence. ile sword upon thee. I the LORD 12 He that is far off shall die of the Jare spoken it.

pestilence; and be that is near shall

Tall by the sword; and he that remain. CHAP. VI.

eth and is besieged shall die by the ND the word of the Lord came lamine: llus will I accomplieh my ANT unto me, saying,

fury upon thein. 2 Son of man, sei thy face toward. 13 Then shall ye know that I am the mountains of Israel, and propliesy the Lord, when their slain men shall against them,

be among their idols round sbout ibeir 3 And say, Ye niountains of Isracl, altars, upon every high hill, in all the lear the word of the Lord God; Thus tops oftlie mountains and under every saith the Lord Gudlo the mountains green tree, and under every thick oak, and to the hills, to the rivers, aw to ile place where they did oster sweit the valleys, Beliold, i, even l, will savour to all their idols. bring a sword upon you, and I will 14 So will I siretch out my hand upon destroy your bigh places.

them, and make the laud desolate; 4 And your allars shall be desolatc, vea, more desolatethan ilic wilderness and your images shall be broken; and loward Diblau, in all their habitat I will cast down your slain men before tions; and they shall know that I am

the LORD, 5. And I will lay the dead carcases

CHAP. VII. idols; and I will scatter your bones Lond came into ine., saying, round about your altars.

2 Also, thou son os man, thua saith 6 In all your dwelling places the cit. Vie Lord God to the land of Israel, ies shall be laid waste, and the high An end, the end is come upon the four places shall be desolate; that your al. corners of the land. tars may be laid waste and made des 3 Now is the end come upon ther, vlaie, and your idols may be broken and I will send mine anger npon ther, and cease, and your images may be and will judge thiec according to thy' cut down, and your works may be ways, and will recompense upon thice abolislied.

all thine nominalions. 7 And the slain aliall fall in the midst 4 And mine eye shall not spare llier, of you; and ye shall know that I am neither will I bare pity': but I will the LORD,

recompense thy ways upon thee, and S | Yet will I leave a remnant, that thine abominations shall be in the ye may have some that shall cacape midst of thee; and ye shall know that 1.he sword among the nations, when I am the LORD. veshall be scattered through the coun. 5 Thus saith the Lord God, An evil, tries.

an only evil, behold, is come. 9 and they that escape of you shall 6 An end is come, the end is come: remember me among the nations, it watcheth for thee; behold, it is whither they shall be carried captives, come. because I sin broken with llieir whor 7 The morning, is come upon tlice, işli heart, which hath departed from O thon that dwellest in the land : the nie, and with their eyes, which go a tine is come, the day of trouble is ixloring alter their idols: and they near, and not the sounding again of shall loathe themselves for the evils the mountains. which they have comunitted in all| 8 Now will I shortly pour out my their abominations,

fury upon thee, and accomplish nine 10 And they shall know that I am anger upon thee; and I will judge We Lord, and that I have not said|tlice according to thy wa;#, and will

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tions and of their delestable things 9 and mine cye shall not spare, nei- therein ; therefore have I set it tur ther will I have pity: I will recom- from them. pense thee according lo thy ways and 21 And I will give it into the hands iline abominations that are in the of the strangers for a prey, and to the midst of thee; and ye shall know that wicked of the earli for a spoil; and I am the LORD that gipileth.

lbey shall pollute it. 10 Beliold the day, behold, it is 22 My lace will I turn also from come: the morning is gone forth; tliem, aud they shall pollute my secret the rod hatli blossomed,pride hath bud- place: for the robbers shall enter into ded.

it, and defile it. Il Violence is rigen up into a rod or 23 | Make a chain: for the land is wickedness: none of them shall re full or bloody crimes, and tie city is nain, nor of their multilude, nor of full of violence. any of theirs : neither shall there be 24 Wherefore I will bring ilie worst wailing for them.

of the heather, and they shall possess 12 The time is come, the day draiv-their houses : I will also make the oth near: let not the buyer rejoice, pomp of the strong to cease; and their nor the seller mourn; for wrath is up-holy places shall be defiled. on all the multitude thereof,

25 Destruction cometh; and they 13 For the seller shall not return to shall seek peace, and there shall be that which is sold, although they were none. j'et alive: for the vision is touching 26 Mischief shall come upon mizilie whole multitude thercol, which chies, and rumour shall be upon rushall not return; neither shall anymour: then shall they seek a vision of strengthen himsell in the iniquity orlis the prophet; but the law shall perisi: lise.

from the priest, and counsel from the 14 They have blown the trumpet,eren ancients. to make all ready ; but none goeth to 27 The king shall nourn, and the the battle: for my wrath is upon allj priure shall be clothed witlı desolation, the multitude thereof.

and the hands of llle people of the 15 Tlie sword is without, and the land shall be troubled: I will do uno pestilence and the famine within: be thein alter their way, and according ibat is in the field shall die with the to their deserts will I judge them ; sword; and he that is in the city, and they shall know that I am the famine and pestilence slali devour LORD.

CHAP. VIII. 16 But there that becamere mathem Arai mame si prin minthe is the tains like dores of the valleys, all of fifth day of the month, as I sat in my them mourning, every one for his ini-louse, and the elders of Julab satlie. quity.

Tore me,that the land of the Lord God 17 All bands shall be seeble, and all rell there upon me. knees shall be weak as water.

2 Then I beliell, and, lo, a likeness 18 Tliey shall also gird themselves as the appearance of fire : from the with snckcloth, and liorror shall cover appearance of his loins even down them; and shaine shall le upon all ward, lire; and fi'om liis loins even lices, and baldness upon all their upwarel, as the appearance of brightheads.

1099, 119 the colour of auber. 19 They shall cast their silver in the 3 And he put forth the form of a streets, and their gold shall be remor- hand, and took me by a lock of my ed: their silver and their gold shall bead; and the spirit listed me up be. not be able to deliver them in ihe clay tween the earth and the heaven, and of the wrath of the Lord: they shall brought me in the visions of God to not satisfy their souls, siciller till their Jerusalem, to the door of the inner bowels: because it is the stumbling-gate that looketh toward the north i block of their iniquity.

where was the seat of the image of 201 As for the beauty of liis orua- jealousy, which provoketh to jealousy ment, he set it in majesty; but they 4 And, behold, the rlory of the Gua

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prcscil'CCL. of Isracl suas there, accorumg to the they worshipped the sun lovard the vision that I saw in the plain.

5 1 Then said be unto me, Son of 17 | Then le said unto me,Ilast thou minn, lift up thine eyes now the way seen this, 0 son of man? Is it a light loward the north. So I listed up mine thing to the house of Judalı, that they eyes the way toward the north, and commit the abominatious which they belokl nortl: ward at the gate of the al commit here? for they have filled the lar tuis image of jealousy in the entry-land with violence, and have returned

6 He said Turtlicrmore unto nic, Son to provoke me to anger: Avd, lo, lucy ol inan,seest thou wbat they do? cien put the branch to their nose. the great abominations that the house 18 Therefore will I also deal in fury: of Lsrael commiltelilere,that I should mine eye shall not spare, neither will go lar off from my sanctuary? but I have pily; and though they cry in iura tbee yet again, and thou shalt inire ears with a loud voice, yet will see greater abominations,

I lot liear thein. 7 || And he brought me to the door

CHAP. LX. of the court; and when I looked, behold, a hole in tlie wall. S Then said he unlo inc, Son of nian,

Hcried also in mine ears with a

loud voice, saying, Cause them dig now in the wall: and when I had wat have charge over the city to draw digged in the vall, beholi a door.

near, ever every man with bis des 9 Audlie said unto me, Go in, and troying weapon in his hand. belold the wicked aboininations that 2 And, bebold, six men came from they do here.

the way of the ligler gate, which li. 10 So I went in and saiy; and belold elli toward the north, and every man erery form of creeping things, and a slaughter.weapon in his laud; and abominable beasts, and all the idols of one man among them zcas clothed the house of Israel, portrayed upon wiili linea, with a writer's iukhorn by the wall round itbout.

lois side: and they went in, and stood 11 And there stood before tliem sero lesille tlie brasou allar. enty men of the ancienis of the house 3 and the glory of the God of Israel of Israel, and in the midst of them was gone up froin the chicrub, where. stood Jaazaniah the sun of Slaph:11, upon lie wilą, to the threshold of the svilh every man his censerin lsis land: louse: mod be called to the man clothand a thick cloud of incense went up. cd with liven, which had the writer's

12 Then said lie unto me, Son of man, inkhorn by his side; hast thou seen what the ancients of the And the LORD said unto him, Go house ol' Israel do in the druk, every through the unidst of the city, llvrough man in the chambers of wis imagery? the midst of Jerusalem,and set a mark for they say, The Lord aceth us not; upon the forelicade of the men that ibe Lord liath forsaken the earth. sigli and ibnt cry for all ille abomina

13 1 He said Also unto me,Turn thee Lions that be done in the midst thereo!. yet again, and thou shalt sce greater 5 1 And to the others he said in niy ahorinations tliat they do.

bcaring, Go ye niter bin through the 14 Then he brought me to the door city,and sinile; let liol your eyes spair, of the gate of the Lond's house, which neither hare ye pily: has toward the north; and, beliold, 6 Slay utterly old and young, both there sat women weeping for Tam- maids, and little children, xud wo.

men; but coine not near any mall upon 15 T Then said lie unto me, Hast whom is the mark; and begin at my Tlou soco this, O son of man? Un sanctuary. Then they began at thic an thee yet again, and thou shalt see cient nien which were before the liouse. greater abominations thau these. 7 And he said unto them, Delile the 16 And he brought me into the inner louse, and fill the courts with ibe court of the Lord's house,ond, behold, alain ; go ye forth. And they went at the door of the temple of the Londforth, and slew in the city, between the porch and the altar, acerc) 8 And it came to pass, while they about five and twenty men, with their were playing them, and I was lell, that backs toward the temple of the Lord, I fell upon my face, and cried, and and their faces toward the east; and said, Al Lord God! wilt thou destroy

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coans and clcrubino. all the residue of Israel in tlıy poaring| 9 And when I looked, belold that out thy sury upon Jerusalem? suur wlicels by the cherubing, one

9 Then said he unto me, The ini- wheel by one cherub, and another quity of the house of Israel and Judah wheel by another cherub: and the ap

exceeding great, and the land is full pearance of the wheels was as the of blood, and the city full of perverse- colour of a beryl-stone. legs: for they say, The Lond bath 10 And as for their appearancee ileg forsaken the earth, and the LORD seeth four had one likeness, as is a wheel

had been in tlie midst of a wheel. 10 And as for me also, mine eye shull ( 11 When they went, they went upon not spare, neither will I have pity; their four sides; they turned noi ag but I will recoinpense their way up-tliey went, but to the place whither on their licad.

the bead looked they followed it; they 11 And, behold, the man clothed turned not as they went. with linen, which had the inkborn by 12 And their whole body, and their bis side, reported the matter, sosing, 1 backs, and their hands, and their bave done as tliou hast commandedme. wings, and the wbeels, ruere full of CHAP. X.

eyes round about, even the wliecls IT HEN I looked, and, behold, in that they four had.

the firmament thai was abore 13 As for the wheels, it was cried llie liead of the clierubiins there op. unto them in my liearing, () sleel! peared over thein as it were a sap- And erery one had four faces: phire-stone, as the appearance of the the first face was the face of a cherubi, likeness of a throne.

and the second face was the face of a 2 And he spake unto the man clothed man, aod the third the face of a lion, with linen, and said, Go in between and the fourib ile face of an eagle. the wheels, even under the cherub, 15 And the chcrubims were lifted up. and fill they hand with coals of fire This is the living creature Niat I saw from between the cherubims, and scat by the river of Chebar. fer them over the city. And he went 16 And wlien the cherubims went, in in my sight.

the wlieels ivent by thein; and when 5 Now tle cherubinis stood on the the cherubims lilled up their wings to nght side of the house when the man mount up from the eartlı

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4 Then the glory of the LORD tyent 17 Flien they stood, these stood; up

from the cherub, and stood over and when they were lilled up, these the tbreshold of we bouse; and the lilled up themselves also: for the spirhouse was filled with the cloud, and it of the living creature was in them. the court was full of lbe brightness or 18 Then the glory of the Lond deLie Lord's glory.

parted from off the iresholel of the 5 And the sound of the cherubimo'l house, and stood orer the cherubims. winga was heard coon to the outer 19 And the cherubims listed up their court, as the voice of the Almighty wings, and mounted up from the earth God when he speaketh.

my siglit: when they went out, the 6 Aud it came to pass, that when he wheels also ucre beside them, and had commanded the min clothed with arcry one stood at the door of the cast linen, saying, Take fire from between gale of llie LORD's house; and the the wheels, from between the cheru- glory of the God of larael was over vims; then he went id, and stood be tirei above. side the wheels.

20 This is the living creature that I 9 And one cherub stretched forthi his saw under the God of Israel by the hand frow between the cherubims un river or Chebar; and I knew that lo tbe lire that was between the clier they were the cherubime. ubims, and took thercof, and put it in 91 Every one had four races apiece, to the lands of him that wous clothed and every one four wings; and the with linen; who took it, and went out. likeness of the bands of a man was

8 T And there appearce in the cher- under their wings. ubiis lhe form of a man's hand un- 22 And the likeness of their faces Jer their wings.

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