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of larae. maat said, I am a god, I ait in the seat 16 By the multitude of thy merchan of Goul, in the midst of the Beas; yet wise they have filled the midst of them Thou are a man, and not God, though withi violence, and thou last siurple, Hou get thy licari as the heart of God: therefore I will cast thee as protara

3 Behold, thou art wiser than Dan out of the inountain of God: and jel; there is no secret, that they can will destroy thee, O covering cherub, hiile from thec;

from the inidst or the stones of fire. of With thy wisdom and with thinc 17 Thy heart was listed up because undersianding thou laat gotten thee of thy beauty; thou hast corrupted thy riches, and hast gotten gold and silver wisdom by reason of thy brightnces: into thy treasures :

I will cirst thee to the ground, I will 6 by uy great wisdon and by thy lay liee belore kings, that they may traffic last thou increased thy ricbes, belold thec. and thy bcart is lilled up because of 18 Thou hast defileul thy sanctuaries iliy richies.

by the multitude of thine iniquities, Therefore thug saith the Lord God; by the iniquity of thy traffic ; thereBecause thou hast sct thy heart asthe fore will I bring forth it lire from the heart of God:

inidst of thice, it shall devour tliee, and 7 Beliol, therefore I will bring I will bring thee to aslieg upon the Alraugers upon thee, the terrible of the earth in le sight of all then that benations : and they shall draw their liold thee. swords against the beauty of the ris. 19 All they that know thee among cion, and they shall delile iliy bright, the people shall be astonished at thee:

thou shalt be a terror, and never shali 8 They shall bring thee down to the thou be any inore pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of 2011 Again the word of the LORD them that are slain in the midst of the capie unto me, saying,

21 Son of mani, set thy face against 9 Wilt thou yet say before hin tlrat Zidon, and prophcay against it, sayetli thee, I am God ? but thou 22 And say, Thug saitli the Lord God; shalt le a van, and no God, in the Behold, I am against thre, 0 Zidon ; liausl or bin that olizyeth thee. and I will be gloriliecl in tlie midst of

10 Thou shalt die lic deaths of the thee: and they shall know that I am oncircumcised liy the land of strun the LORD,wlien I shall have executed pers: for I have spoken il, Bailli the judgments in hier, and shall be sancti 1 r1 Gon.

ried in her. Il f Moreover the word of the Lordi 23 For I will seud into her pesticame unto nie, saying,

lenec, od blood into her streets; and 12 Son of man, inke up a lamentation thee wounded shall be judged in the upou the king of Tyrus, and say unto midst of her by the 'sword upon her him, Thus salil the Lord God; Thou on every side ; aunt they shall know perlest op


sun, full of wisdom, and that I on the LOND. perfect in beauty,

24 T And there shall be no more a 13 Thou hast been in Even the gar-pricking brier unto the bouse of leraden of God; every precious stone was el, nor any grieving tloun of all the thy covering, thic surdius, topaz, and are round ahout thein, that despisei! the ciiainond, llie beryl, the onyx, and them; and they shall kilow that I 0112 the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, the Lord Gon. and the carbuncle and gold: the work on the saith the Lord God; When manship of thy tabrets and of thy I shall have gathered the house of pipes was prepared in thee in the day Israel from the people among wliom that thou wast created.

they arc scattere, and shall be.gane14 Thou art the anointed cherub that tificd in thein in the siglt of the hea covereth; and I have set thee so: thou then, thier shall wey dwell in their wast upon the holy mountain of God; land tbat I have given to my servant thou hast walked up and down in the Jacob. inidst of the stones or fire.

26 And they alisil dwell safely there15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways in, and shall build houses, and plant from the day that thou wast created, vineyards; yea, they shall dwell with Wl iuiquity was found it thee. counidence, when I have executed

The judgment

of Pharaon. Judgments upon ail llose that despite desolate in the midst of the countrien them round ab'sut them; and they shall that are desolate,and her citice among know thia. I am the LOild their God. the cities that are laid waste shall be CHAP. XXIX.

desolate forty yearsand I will scatles N the tenth year, in the tenth month, lbe Egyptiaus among the nations, and

, llie word of the LORD came unto me,tries. saying,

13 | Yet thus saith the Lord God, 2 Son of man, set thy face against At the end of forty years will I gather Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy the Egyptians from the people wbitisagainst lijm, and against all Egypt: er they were scattered :

3 Speak, and say, Thus saith the Lord 14 And I will bring again the capGOD; Bebold, I am against thice, tivity of Egypt, and will cause tliem Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great to return into the land of Pathros, dragon tliat liell in the midst of his into tlie land of their babilation; and rivers, which hath sail, My river is tbey shall be there a base kingdom. anime own, and I have inade it for 15 It shall be the basest of the kinginysell.

doms; neither shall it exalt itsell any But I will put books in thy jaws, more above the nations: for I will diand I will cause the lish of thy rivers minish them, that they shall no more to stick unto thy scales, and I will rule over the nationy. bring thee up out of the nuit of thy 10 And it shall be no more the cono rivers, and all the fish ol' thiy rivers fidence of the house of Israel, which shall stick unto thy scales.

bringeth their iniqnity to remein5 And I will leave the thronun into brunce, when they shall look after tlie wilderness, thee and all the tislior them: but they shall know that I an. thy rivers: thou shalt fall upon the the Lord God. open fields; thou shalt not be brought| 17 | And it came to pass in the together, nor gathereil: I have given seven and twentieth year, in the first lliee for meat to the beasts of the liell, month, in the first day of the monti, And to the fowls of the licaven. the word of the LORD came unto m',

6 And all the inhabitants of Egypt saying, shall know that I am the LORD, be- 18 Son of man, Nebuchadrezzarking cause they have been a slafl' ol' reed to lof Balıylon caused his ariny to serve the house of Igraci.

a great service against Tyrus: every 7 When they look hold of thee by bead was made bald, and every slioul. thy land, thou didst break, and rend er was peeled; yet liad l:e no wages, all their shoulder; and when they nor his army, for Tyrus, for the serleaved upon thee, thou breakest, and vice that he bad served against it: madest all their lomg lo be at a stand. 19 Therefore thus saith thic Lord God,

STT Therefore ilus saith the Lord Beloki, I will give the land of Egypt GOD; Behold, I will bring a word unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; upon thee, and cut off man and beast and he shall lake ber inuititude, anci out of tee.

lake ber spoil, and take her prey; and 9 and the land of Egypt shall be it shall be the wages for his army. desolate and waste ; and they shall 20 I have given bim the land of Egypt know that I am the Lond; because for his labour wherewithe le served he bath said, The river is mine, and against it, because they wrought for I have made it.


swith the Lord God. 10 Behold, therefore I ain against 21 1 In that day will I cause the horn thee, and against thy rivers, and 1 of the bouse of Israel to bud forth, , will inake the land of Egypt utterly and I will give thee the opening of the waste and desolate, from the towerol mouth in the miilst of them; and they Syene eren unto the border of Ethi. shall know that I am the Lord. opia.

CHAP. XXX. il No foot of man shall pass through HE word of the Lord camc again it, neither shall it be inliabited forty 2 Son of man, prophesy and say vers.

Thuy saith the Lord God, Howlye 12 And I will make the land of Egypt) Vo worth the day!

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The desolation

of Egypt. 3 For the day is near, even the day, 16 And I will set fire in Egypt: Sin of the Lord is near, a cloudy day; it shall have great pain, and No shall be shall be the time of the heathen. rent aounder, sud Nopu shall have

4 And the sword shall come upon Jistresscs daily. Egypt, and great pain shall be in 17 The young men oí Avon and of Ethiopia, when the slain shall fall in Pi-beseth shall Tall by the oword: and Egypt, and they shall take away her these cities shall go into captivity. multitude, and her foundations shall 18 At Tehaplinehes also the day shall be broken down.

be darkened, when I shall break there 5 Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, the yokes of Egypt: and the pomp of and all the mingled people, and Chub, ber strength shali cease in hier: as for and the men of the land what is in lier, & cloud shall cover lier, and her Icague, shall fall with them by the daughters shall go into captivity. sword,

19 Thus will l execute judgments in 6 Thus saith the LORD, They also Egypt: and they shall know that I that uphold Egypt sball fall; and the am the LORD, pride of her power shall come down : 20 Talud it came to pass in the elevfrom the tower of Syene shall they enth year, in the first month, in the fall in it by die sword, saith the Lord seventlı day of the month, that the Goo.

word of the LORD caine unto ine, 7 And they shall be desolate in the saying, midst of the countries that are deso- 21 Son of man, I have broken the late, and her cities shall be in the arm of Pharaoli king of Egypt; and, midst of the cities that are wasted. 10, it shall not be bormd up to be lienl

8 Aud they aliall know that I am cd, to put a roller to bind it, to make the LORD, when I have set a fire in it strong to liold the sword. Egypt, and when all ber lielpera sliall! 22 Therefore thus saill the Lord be destroyed.

GOD; Behold, I am against Pharauh 9 In that day shall messengers go king of Egypt, and will break liis Cort from ine in slips, to inake the arms, the strong, and that which was careless Ethiopians afraid, and great broken; and I will cause the sword to pain shall come upon them, as in the Mall out of his band day of Egypt: for, lo, it comeur. 23 And I will scatter the Egyptiang

10 Thuy saith the Lord God, I will among the nations, and will disperse also inake the inultitude of Egypt to tie through the countries. cease by the hand of Nebuchadrezzar 24 And I will strengthen the arms king of Babylon.

of the king of Babylon, and put my 11° He and his people with him, the sword in his hand: but I will break terrible of the nations, aliall be brought Pharaoh's arins, and lie shall groan lo destroy the land, and they shall before him with the groaniuge of a ilmaw their swords against Egypt, aud deadly wounded mwi. (ill the land with the plain.

23 But I will strengthen the arms or 22 And I will make the rivers dry, the king of Babylon, and the arms of nud sell the land into the hand of the Pharaoh shall fall down; and they shall wicked; and I will make t'ie land koow that lain the LORD, when I shall WILED, and all that is therein, by the put my sword into the hand or ille king lot of strangers: I tlie LoiD lave or Babylon, and he shall stretch it out spoken it.

upon the land of Egypt. 13 Thus waith the Lord Gois; I will 26 And I will scatter the Egyptians also destroy the idols, and I will cause among the nations, and disperse them their images to cerse out of Nopb; among the countries; and they shall and there sirall be no more a prince of know that I am thic Lond. the land of Egypt; and I will put a

CHAP. XXXI. four in the land of Egypt. 11 And I will make Palbros desolate. 1 AND il cane lo pays in the eleventh

year, in the third month, in the and will set fire in Zoan, and will ex- first day of the month, that the word ecute judgments in No.

or tlie LORD came unto

me, saying. 15 And I will pour my sury upon Son of man, speak unto Plaraclı Sin, the Atrength of Egypt, and I will king of Egypt, and to liis muutudes; cut off thc niultitude of No

Whom iurt thou like in thy greatnes ?

The glory. and

full of Assyria. 3 11 Behold, the Assyrian rasa ce-1their trees stand up in their beight, ali dar in Lebanon with fair branches, ibat drink water: Tor they are all de und with a sladowing shroud, and of livered unto deall, lo the nether pairs a biglı stature; and his top was among of the earth, in the inidst of We chil. the thick boughs.

dren of men, with then that go down 4 The waters made him great, the to the pit. deep set him up on bigle with lier 15 Tbug saitli the Lord God; In the rivers running round about liis plante, day when he went down to the grave and seni outler lilile rivers unlo all I caused a mourning: I covered the the trees of the field.

deep for him, and I l'estrained the 5 Therefore his height was exalted tloods thereof, nd the great waters above all the trees of the field, and were slayed: and I causeil Lebanon 10 liis boughs were multiplied, and his mourn for him, and all the trees of branches became long because of tbe the lield fainted for him. multitude of waters, when be shot 10 I made the nations to chake at forth,

the sound or uis fall, when I cast bini G All the fowla of licaven made their down to liell wiili them that descend nesls in his bougle, and under lis intulle pil: and all the trees of Eden, branches did all the beasis of the field ile choice and best of Lelanchi, ull bring forth their young, and under his that drink water, shall be comforted shadow dwelt all great wations. in the nether parly of the cardı.

7 Thus was he fair in his greatness, 17 They also went down into bell in the length of his branches : for lus with bin into them that be slain with loot was by great waters.

the sivord; and they lial wore his 8 The cedars in the garden of God arm, lial dwell under his sladow in could not bide him : the fir-trees were die midst of the licallien. not like his bougls, and the chesnut- 18 | Tower art thou tous like in 1rees were not like his branches; nou glory and in greal11e89 among the trees any tree in the garden of God was like of Edeni yol shalt thou be brought unto liim in his beauty.

down with the trees of Eden into the 9 I have made bim lair Loy the mul. pether parts of the earli; ; Ibou shall titude of bis branches: so that all the lie in the midst of the wricircumcised trees of Eden, that were in the garden with them that be slain by the sword. of God, enried liim.

This is Pharaoh and all lig mulutunde, 10 | Therefore thus saith the Lord saith the Lord God. God; Because thou hast listed up tby.


top among th: thick bouglis, anu luis A year, in the twelfth month, in heart is lilled up in his licight; the first day of the month, thucit ille

11 I have therefore delivered him word of the LORD caine unto me, into the hand of the mighty one of the saying, beathen; be shall surely deal with 2 Sou of man, take up a lamentatiou bm: lbare driven bim out for his for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say wickdeness.

unto bim, Thou art like a joug lion 12 And strangers, the terrible of the of the nations, and Diou art as a whale natione, bare cut bim oft, and have in the seas; and thou camest forth lest hing; tipon the mountains and in with t!y' rivers, and troubledst the all the valleya bis branches are fallen, waters will thy feet and souledst their and his boughs are broken by all the rivers, rirers of the land; and all the people 3 Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will of the earth are gone down from his therefore spread out my net over thee shadow, and liave left him.

with a company of many people, and 13 Upon bis ruju shall all the fowls they shall bring thee up in my net. of the heaven remain, and all the 4 Then will I leave thee upon the beasts of the field shall be upon his land, I will cast thee forth upon the branches

open field, and will cause all the fowls 14 To the end that none of all the ol the licavcu 10 remain upon tiee', trees by the waters exalt themselves and I will fill the beasts of the whole for their height, neither shoot up their earth with ther. up among the thick bouglis, neither 6 And I will lay thy lieeh upon the A larncntation for


the full of Cgypt. mountains, and all the valleys willitude of Egypt, and cast them down, tly height.

cuen lier, and the daughters of the la o I will also water with the blood mous nations, unto the nether parts or the laod wherein thou swimmest, tile eartlı, with them that go down in(14071 to the mountains; and the rivers to the pit. shall be be full of thee.

19 Whoin dost thou pags in beauty i 7. And when I shall put thee out, I go down, and be thou laid with the will cover the leaven, and make the uncircumcised. stars thereof dark; I will cover the 20 They sliall fall is the midst of suu with a cloud, and the moon shall them that are slain by the sword: shie not give ber light

is delivered to the sword : draw her 8 All the bright lights of heaven will and all her multitudes. I make dark over thee, and set dark. 21 The slrong among the nighty ness upon thy liud, saith the Lord shallepeak to bin out of the inidst of God.

liell with them uiat help bum : they 9 I will also rex the hearts of many are gone down, they lic uncircumcispeople, when I shall bring thy destruc-led, slam by the sword. lion

among llie nations, into the coun- 22 Asshur is there, and all ber corn. tries whicli thou last not known. pany: his graves are about him: all

10 Yeay I will make many people of thien slain, fallen by the sword. amazed at thee, and their kings sliall 23 IVhose graves are set in the sides be horribly afraid for thee, wlien 1 of the pit, and her company is round shall brandish my sword before them; about her grave: all of them slain, and they sliall tremble at every mo- rallen by the sword, which calibed ment, every man for his own life, in terror in the land of the living. the day of thy fall.

24 There is Elaun and all lier mulli 11 T For thus saith the Lord God; Lude round about bier grave, ull The sword of the king of Babylon them slain, sallen by the sword, which shall come upon thee.

are gone down uncircumcised into the 12 By the swords of the migóly will nether parts of the errth, which cang I cause iby multitude to lai, the lered their terror in the land of the liv. rible of the nations, all of them : and ing; yet liave they borne their shame they sliall spoil the pomp of Egypt, with them that go down to the pit. and all the inultitude thereof shall be 25 They have cet her a bed in the destroyed.

midst of the siain with all her multi13 I will destroy also all the beasts lude: her graves are round about him: thereof from beside the great waters, all of them uncircuncised, slain by neither shall the foot of man trouble the sword: though their terror was them any more, nor die hoofs of beadis caused in the laud of the living, yet trouble them.

bave they borne Vieir shame with 14 Then will I make their waters them that go down to the pit: he is deep, and cause their rivers to run put in the midst of them that ve slain. like oil, saith the Lord God.

25 There is Mieglech, Tubal, and sul 15 When I shall make the land of her in ultitude: her graves are round Ilgypt desolate, and the country sha]] about him: all of them uocircuincised, be destitute of that whereof it was slain hy the sword,lliough they caused l'ull, wlien I shall suite all them that their terror in the land of the living dwell thereio, then shall they knop 27 And they sball not lie with the that I rem tle LORD.

mighty that are fallen of the uncir16 This is die lamentation wherewith cumcised, which are gone down to they shall lament her: the daughters hell with their weapong of war': and of the nations shall lament her: they they have laid their swords under shall lament for her, even for Egypt, their heads, but their iniquities shall and for all ler multitude, saith the be upon their bones, though they were Lord God.

the terror of the nighty in the land of 17 || It came to pass also in tlie twelfth the living. year, in the fifteenth day of the month, 28 Yea, thou shalt be broken in thic what the word of the LORD came unto midst of the uncircuncised, and shala me, saying,

lie with clier that arc alain with thos 18 Son of man wail for the multi-sword.

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