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Got s vengeance on the Ammonites, &c. EZEKIEL.

Tyrus threatened 4 Behold, therefore I will deliver thee to unto me: I shall be replenished, now she is the men of the east for a possession, and they laid waste : shall set their palaces in thee, and make 3 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Be. their dwellings in thee: they shall eat thy hold, I am against thee, O Tyrus, and will fruit, and they shall drink thy milk. cause many nations to come up against thee,

5 And I will make Rabbah a stable for as the sea canseth his waves to come up. camels, and the Aminonites a couching-place 4 And they shall destroy the walls of Ty. for flocks: and ye shall know that I am the rus, and break down her towers: I will also LORD.

scrape her dust from her, and make her like 6 For thus saith the Lord God; Because the top of a rock. thou hast clapped thy hands, and stamped 5 It shall be a place for the spreading of with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all nets in the midst of the sea: for I have spoken uży despite against the land of Israel; it, saith the Lord God: and it shall become

ñ Behold, therefore I will stretch out my a spoil to the nations. hand upon thee, and will deliver thee for å 6 And her daughters which are in the field spoil to the heathen; and I will cut thee off shall be slain by the sword; and they shall from the people, and I will cause thee to know that I am the LORD. perish out of the countries: I will destroy 7 For thus saith the Lord. God; Behold, ihee; and thou shalt know that I am the I will bring upon Tyrus, Nebuchadrezzar LORD.

king of Babylon, a king of kings, from the 81 Thus saith the Lord God; Becanse north, with horses, and with chariots, and that Moab and Seir do say, Behold, the house with horsemen, and companies, and much of Judah is like unto all the heathen; people. 9 Therefore, behold, I will open the side of 8 He shall slay with the sword thy daughMoab from the cities, from luis cities which ters in the field: and he shall make a fort are on his frontiers, the glory of the country, against thee, and cast a mount against thee, Beth-jeslimoth, Baal-meon, and Kiriathraim, and lift up the buckler against thee.

10 Unto the men of the east with the Am- 9 And he shall set engines of war against monites, and will give them in possession, thy walls, and with his axes he shall eak that the Ammonites may not be reinembered down thy towers. among the nations.

10 By reason of the abundance of his horses, 11 And I will execute judgments upon Mo- their dust shall cover thee: thy walls shall ab; and they shall know that I am the Lord. shake at the noise of the horsemen, and of

12 | Thus saith the Lord God; Because the wheels, and of the chariots, when he shall that Edom hath dealt against the house of enter into thy gates, as men enter into a city Judah by taking vengeance, and hath greatly wherein is made a breach. offended, and revenged hiinself upon them; 11 With the hoofs of his horses shall he

13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; I tread down all thy streets: he shall slay thy will also stretch out my hand upon Edom, people by the sword, and thy strong garrisons and will cut off man and beast froin it; and I shall go down to the ground. will make it desolate from Teman; and they 12 And they shall make a spoil of thy riches, of Dedan shall fall by the sword.

and make a prey of thy merchandise: and 14 And I will lay my vengeance upon Edom they shall break down thy walls, and destroy by the hand of my people Israel: and they thy pleasant houses: and they shall lay thy shall do in Edom according to mine anger stones, and thy timber, and thy dust, in the and according to my fury, and they shall midst of the water. know my vengeance, saith the Lord God. 13 And I will cause the noise of thy songs

15 9 Thus saith the Lord God; Because to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and be no more heard. have taken vengeance with a despiteful 14 And I will make thee like the top of a heart, to destroy it for the old hatred; rock: thou shalt be a place to spread nets

16 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Be- upon; thou shalt be built no more: for I the hold, I will stretch out my hand upon the LORD have spoken it, saith the Lord God. Philistines, and I will cut off the Cherethims, 15 Thus saith the Lord God to Tyrus; and destroy the remnant of the sea coasts. Shall not the isles shake at the sound of thy 17 And I will execute great vengeance upon fall, when the wounded cry, when the slaugh. them with furious rebukes; and they shall ter is made in the midst of thee? know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay 16 Then all the princes of the sea shall my vengeance upon them.

come down from their thrones, and lay away CHAP. XXVI.

their robes, and put off their broidered gar1 Tyrus, for insulting against Jerusalem, is ments: they shall clothe themselves with

threatened. 7 The power of Nebuchadrezzar trembling; they shall sit upon the ground, against her. 15 The mourning and astonish- and shall tremble at every moment, and be ment of the sea at her fall.

astonished at thee. ND it came to pass in the eleventh year, 17 And they shall take up a lamentation for

in the first day of the month, that the thee, and say to thee, How art thou destroyword of the Lord came unto me, saying, ed, that was inhabited of seafaring men, the

2 scn of man, because that Tyrus hath said renowned city, which wast strong in the sea, against Jerusalem. Aba, sho is broken that she and her inhabitants, which cause their *As the gasas ci ihe people: she is turned 'terror to be on all that haunt it!


T'he rich supply of Tyrus.


Her irrecoverable fall. 18 Now, shall the isles tremble in the day| 15 The men of Dedan were thy merchants; of thy fall; yea, the isles that are in the sea many isles were the merchandise of thy shall be troubled at thy departure.

hand: they brought thee for a present, horns 19 For thus saith the Lord God; When I of ivory and ebony. shall make thee a desolate city, like the cities 16 Syria iras iliy merchant by reason of the that are not inhabited; when I shall bring multitude of the wares of thy'making: they up the deep upon thee, and great waters occupied in thy fairs with eneralds, purple, shall cover thee;

and broidered work, and fine linen, and co20 When I shall bring thee down with them ral, and agate. that descend into the pit, with the people of

17 Judah, and the land of Israel, they irere old tiine, and shall set thee in the low parts thy inerchants: they uraded, in thy market, of the earth, in places desolate of old, with wheat of Minnith and Pannag, and honey, them that go down to the pit, that thou be and oil, and balım. not inhabited; and I shall set glory in the 18 Damascus was thy merchant in the mulLand of the living;

titude of the wares of thy making, for the 21 I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt multitude of all riches; in the wine of Hel. be no more: though thou be sought for, vet bon, and white wool. shalt thou never be found again, saith the 19 Dan also and Javan going to and fro oc. Lord God.

cupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, and CHAP. XXVII.

calamus, were in thy market. I The rich supply of Tyrus. 26 The great and 20 Dedan was thy merchant in precious irrecoverable fall thereof.

clothes for chariots. THE word of the Lord came again unto 21 Arabia, and all the princes of Kedar, me, saying,

they occupied with thee in lambs, and rams, 2 Now, thou son of man, take up a lamenta- and goats: in these were they thy merchants. tion for Tyrus;

22 The merchants of Sheba and Raainah, 3 And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art sitri- they were thy merchants: they occupied in ate at the entry of the sea, which art a mer- thy fairs with chief of all spices, and with all chant of the people for many isles, Thus saith precious stones, and gold. the Lord God; 0 Tyrus, thou hast said, I 23 Haran, and Canneh, and Eden, the mer. am of perfect beauty.

chants of Sheba, Asshur, anil Chilmad, were 4 Thy borders are in the midst of the seas, thy merchants. thy builders have perfected thy beauty. 24 These were thy merchants in all sorts of 5 They have made all thy ship-boards of things, in blue clothes, and broidered worki fir-trees or Senir: they have taken cedars and in chests of rich apparel, bound withi from Lebanon to make masts for thee. cords, and made of cedar, among thy mer.

6 of the oaks of Bashan have they made chandise. thine oars; the company of the Ashurites 25 The ships of Tarshish did sing of thee have made thy henches of ivory, brought out in thy market; and thou wast replenished, of the isles of Chittim.

and made very glorious in the midst of the 7 Fine lines with broidered work from seas. Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth 26 | Thy rowers have brought thec into to be thy sail; blue and purple from the isles great waters: the east wind hath broken thee of Elisliah was that which covered thee. in the midst of the seas.

8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad 27 Thy riches, and thy fairs, thy merchanwere thy mariners: thy wise men, O Tyrus, dise, thy mariners, and thy pilots, thy calkers, that were in thee, were thy pilots.

and the occupiers of thy merchandise, and 9 The ancients of Gebal and the wise men all thy men of war, that are in thee, and in thereof were in thee thy calkers: all the all tliy, company which is in the midst of ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee, shall fall into the midst of the seas, in thee to occupy thy merchandise.

the day of thy ruin. 10 They of Persia, and of Lud, and of Phut, 28 The suburbs shall shake at the sound of were in thine army, thy men of war: they the cry of thy pilots. hanged the shield and helmet in thee; they 29 And all that handle the oar, the mariset forth thy comeliness.

ners, and all the pilots of the se:, shall come 11 The men of Arvad with thine army were down from their ships, they shall stand upon upon thy walls round about, and the Gam- the land; madims were in thy towers: they hanged And shall cause their voice to be heard their shields - upon thy walls round about; against thee, and shall cry bitterly, and shall they have made thy beauty perfect. cast up dust upon their heads, they shall wal.

12 Tarshish was thy merchant by reason low themselves in the ashes : of the multitude of all kind of richies; with 31 And they shall make themselves utterly silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded in thy bald for thee, and gird them with sackclothi

, fairs.

and they shall weep for thee with bitteruess 13 Javan, Tubal, and Meshechi, they were of heart and bitter wailing. thy merchants: they traded the persons of 32 And in their wailing they shall take up a men and vessels of brass in thy market. lamentation for thee, and lament over thee,

14 They of the house of Togarmah traded saying, What city is like 'Tyrus, like the de in thy fairs with horses and horsemen and stroyed in the midst of the sea ? mules.

33 When thy wares went forth out of the


Judgment ou the prince of Tyrus. EZEKIEL

The judgment of Zidon. Beas, thou filledst m:uny people; thou (lidst walked up and down in the midst of the stones enrich the kings of the earth with the multi- of fire. tuddle of thy riches und of thy merchandise. 15 Thou vast perfect in thy ways from the

31 by the time when chou stialt be broken by day that thou wast created, till iniquity was the seas in the depths of the waters, thy mere found in thee. chuudise and all thy company in the midst of 16 By the multitude of thy merchandise thee shall rall.

they have filled the midst of thee with vio35 All lie inhabit:vts of the isles shall be lence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will tonished at thee, and their kings shall be cast thee as profane out of the mountain of sore afraid, they shall be troubled in their Goul: and I' will destroy thee, O covering Contenance.

cherul), from the midst of the stones of fire. 30 The merchants among the people shall 17 Thy heart was lifted up hecause of thy bits attice; thou shall be a terror, and ne- bezmiy, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by ver shall be any more.

reason of thy lyrightness: I will cast thee to CHAP. XXVIII.

the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that I lood's judgment upon the prince of ?yrus for

they may

behold thee. his sacriliyious priile. 11 A lamentation of his 18 Thou hast defiled thy sanciuaries by the great glory corrupted by sin. 20 The judga multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity

intent of Zidon. 21 Tile restoration of Isracl. of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth i THE word of the LORD came again unto fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour 2 Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, eruth in the sight of all them that behold thee. Thus saith the Lid Gop; Because telieart 19 All they that know thee among the

peois lilied iip, and thou hast sairl, I am a Goit, ple shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the terror, and never shalt thou be any more. med; yet thou arta man, and not God, thoughi 20 q Again the word of the LORD came thon set thy heart is the heart of God: linto me, saying,

3 Boholil, thou art wiser than Daniel; there A1 Son of man, set thy face against Zidon, is no secret that they can hide from thee: and prophesy against it,

4 With thy wisdom and with thine unders 2 And say; Thus saith the Lord Gon; Be standing thou hrst gotten thee riches, and hold, I am against thee, O Zielon; and I will last gotten gold and silver into thy treasures: be glorifieil in the midst of thee: and they 5 By thy great wisdom and by thy trafick, shall know that I am the LORD, when Ishall hast thou increased thy riches, and any heart have executed judgments in her, and shall be is lified up because of ihy riches :

sanctified in her. 6 Therefore Uus saith the Lord Gon; Be. 23 For I will send into her pestilence, and cause thou hast set thy heart as the heart of blood into her streets; and the wounded shall God;

be julgeil in the midst of her by the sword 7 Behold, therefore I will bring strangers upon hier on every siile; and they shall know tipon thee, the terrible of the nations: and that I am the LORI). they shall draw their swords against the 241 And there shall be no more a pricking beauty of thy wislom, and they shall defile brier unto the house of Israel, nor any grievs thy brighwess.

ing thorn of all that are round about them 8 They sha!l bring thee down to the pit, and that despised them; and they shall know thou shalt die the deaths of them that are slain that I am the Lord God. in the midst of the seas.

25 Thussaith the Lord God; When I shall 9 Wilt thou yet say before bim that slayeth bave gathered the house of Israel from the thee, I am Guil? but thou shall be a man, and people among whom they are scattered, and no God, in the land of him that slayeth shall be sanctified in them in the sight of the Ulee.

heathen, then shall they dwell in their land 10 Thou shalt die the deaths of the uncircun- that I have given to my servant Jacoh. cised by the hand of strangers: for I have 26 And they shall dwell safely therein, and spoken it, saith the Lord God.

shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yea, 11 Moreover the word of the LORD came they shall well with confidence, when I unto me, saying,

have executed judgments upon all those that 12 Son of man, také up a lamentation upon despise them round about them; and they the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus shall know that I am the LORD their God. saith the Lou Gon; Thou sealest up the sum,

CHAP. XXIX. full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty,

1 The judgment of Pharaoh for his treachery to 13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden of

Israel. 8 The desolation of Egypt. 13 The reGod: every precious stone was thy covering, storation thereof efter forty years. 17 Egypt the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the be- the reward of Nebuchadrezzar. 21 Israel shall ryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, be restored. the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: N the tenth year, in the tenth month, in the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy the twelfth day of the month, the word of pipes, was prepared in thee in the day that the LORD came unto me, saying, thou wast created.

man, set thy face against Pharaoh 14 Thou art the anointed cherub that cooking of Egypt, and prophesy against hin, veretn; and I have set thee so: thou wast and against all Egypt: upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast 3 Speuk, and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD;

2 Son of

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The desolaiion of Egypt,

and her huipent. Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of 1. 19 Therefore thius saith the Lord God; Be. Egypt, the great dragon that lieth in the midst boll, I will give the land of Egypt unto Ne. of his rivers, which hath said, My river is buchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall mine own, and I have made it for inyeelf. take her inultitude, and take her spoil, aud 4 But I will

put hooks in thyjaws, and I will take her prey; and it shall be the wages for cause the fish of thy rivers to stick unto thy his army. scales, and I will bring thee up out of the 20 I have given him the land of Egypt for midst of thy rivers, and all the fish of thy ri- his labour wherewith he served against it, be. vers shall stick unto thy scales.

cause they wrouglıl for me, saith the Lord 5 And I will leave thee thrown into the wil Gop. derners, thee and all the fish of thy rivers: 219 In that day will I cause the horn of the thou shalt fall upon the opera fields; thou shalt house of Israel to bud forili, and I will give not be brought together, nor gathered : 1 thee the opening of the mouth in the midst of have given thee for ineat to the beasts of the them; and they shall know thai lam the Lord, field and to the fowls of the heaven.

CHAP. XXX. 6 And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall 1 The desolation of Egypt and her helpers. 20 know that I ain the Lord), because they The arm of Babylon shall be sirengthenod have been a staff of reell to the house of Israel. to break tie arm of Egypt.

7 When they took hold of thee by thy hand, THE word of the Lord came again unto thou didst break, au rend all their shoulder: ine, saying, and when they leaned upon thee, tlou brakest, 2 Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith and madest all their loins to be at a stand. the Lord God; Howl ye, Wo wortli Vie day! 3 9 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; 3 For the day is near, even the day of vig Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee, and Lord is near, a cloudy day; it shall be the clit off man and beast out of thee.

time of the heathen. 9 And the land of Egypt shall be desolate 4 And the sword shall come upon Egypt, and waste; and they shall know that I am an:Igreat pain shall be in Ethiopia, when the the LORD: because he hath said, The river slain shall fall in Egypt, and they shall take is mine, and I have made it.

away lier multitude, and lier foundations shall 10 Behold, therefore I am against thee, and be broken down. against thy rivers, and I will make the land 5 Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, and all of Egypt utterly waste and desolate, froin the the mingled people, and Chub, and the nien tower of Syene even unto the border of of the land thai is in leagne, shall fall with Ethiopia.

them by the sword. 11 No foot of man shall pass through it, non 6 Thus saith the LORD; They also that upfoot of beast shall pass tivrongh it, neither hold Egypt shall fall; and the pride of her shall it be inhabited forty years.

power shall come down: from ihe tower of 12 And I will make the land of Egypt deso-Syene shall they fall in it by the sword, saith late in the midst of the countries that are le-the Lord Gov. solate, and her cities among the cities that 7 And they shall be desolate in the midst of are laid waste shall be desolate forty years: the countries that are desolate, and her cities and I will scatter the Eyyptians aniong the shall be in the midst of the cities that are nations, and will disperse them through the wasted. countries.

& And they shall know that I am the Lori), 13 | Yet thus saith the Lord Gan; At the when I have set a tire in Egypt, and when end of forty years will I gather the Egyptians all her helpers shall be destroyed. from the people whither they were scattered: 9 In that day shall messengers go forth froin 14 And I will bring again the captivity of me in ships io make the careless Ethiopians Egypt, and will cause them to retun into the atiraid, and great pain shall come upon them, land of Pathros, into the land of their habita- as in the day of Egypt: for, lo, it cometh. tion; and they shall be there a base kingilom. 10 Thus saith the Lorl God; I will also

15 It shall be the basest of the kingdoms; make the multitude of Egypt to cease by the neither shall it exalt itself any more above band of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon. the nations: for I will diminish them, that 11 He and his people with him, the ierrible they shall no more rule over the nations. of the nations, shall be brought to destroy the

16 And it shall be no more the confidence land: and they shall draw their swords against of the house of Israel, which briogeth their Egypt, and fill the land with the slain. iniquity to remembrance, when they shall 12 And I will make he rivers dry, and sell look after them: but they shall know that I the land into the hand of the wicked: and I am the Lord God.

will make the land waste, and all that is there. 17 And it came to pass in the seven and in, by the hand of strangers: I the LORD twentieth year, in the first month, in the first have spoken it. day of the month, the word of the LORD 13 Thus saith the Lord God; I will also de came unto me, saying,

stroy the idols, and I will cause their images 18 Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king of Ba- to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no bylon caused his army to serve a great service more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I against Tyrus: every head was made bald, will put a fear in the land of Egypt. and every shoulder was peeled: yet had he 14 And I will make Pathras desolate, and no wages, nor his army, for Tyrus, for the will get fire in Zoan, and will execute judg. service that he had served against it:

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The strength of Babylon.


Glory and fall of Assyra. 15 And I will pour my fury upon Sin, the because of the multitude of waters, when he strength of Egypt; and I will cut off the mul- shot forth. utude of No.

6 All the fowls of heaven made their neste 16 And I will set fire in Egypt: Sin shall in his boughs, and under his branches did all have great pain, and No shall be rent asun- the beasts of the field bring forth their young, der, and Noph shall have distresses daily. and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.

17 The young inen of Aven and of Pibeseth 7 Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the shall fall hy the sword: and these cities shall length of his branches: for his root was by go into captivity.

great waters. 18 At Telaphinehes also the day shall be 8 The cedars in the garden of God could d:xkened, when I shall break there the yokes not hide him: the fir-trees were not like his of Egypt: and the pomp of her strength shall boughs, and the chesnut-trees were not like ceat in her: as for her, a cload shall cover his branches; not any tree in the gården of her, and her daughters shall go into captivity. God was like unto him in his beauty.

19 Thus will I execute judgments in Egypi: 1.9 I have made him fair by the multitude of and they shall know that I am the LORD. his branches: so that all the trees of Eden,

20 And it came to pass in the eleventh that were in the garden of God, envied year, in the first month, in the seventh day of him. the month, that the word of the LORD came 10 | Therefore thus saith the Lord Gop; uto me, saying,

Because thou hast lifted up thyself in height, 21 Son of man, I have broken the arm of and he bath shot up his top among the Pharaoh king of Egypt; and lo, it shall not thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his be bound up to be healed, to put a roller to height; bind it, to make it strong to hold the sword. 111 have therefore delivered him into the

22 Therefore thus saitli the Lord God; Be- hand of the mighty one of the heathen; he hold, I am against Pharaoh king of Egypt, shall surely deal with him: I have driven and will break his arms, the strong, and that him out for his wickedness. which was broken; and I will cause the 12 And strangers, the terrible of the nations, sword to fall out of his hand.

have cut him ofi, and have left him: upon the 23 And I will scatter the Egyptians among mountains and in all the valleys his branches the nations, and will disperse them through are fallen, and his boughs are broken by all the countries.

the rivers of the land; and all the people of 24 And I will strengthen the arms of the the earth are gone down from his shadow, king of Babylon, and put my sword in his and have left him. hand: but I will break Pharaoh's arms, and

13 Upon his ruin shall all the fowls of the he shall groan before him with the groanings heaven remain, and all the beasts of the field of a deadly-wounded man.

shall be upon his branches : 25 But I will strengthen the arms of the

14 To the end that none of all the trees by king of Babylon, and the arins of Pharaoh the waters, exalt theinselves for their height, shall fall down; and they shall know that I neither shoot up their top among the thick am the LORD, when I shall put my sword into boughs, neither their trees stand up in their the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall height, all that drink water: for they are all stretch it out upon the land of Egypt.

delivered unto death, to the nether parts of 26 And I will scatter the Egyptians among the earth, in the midst of the children of men, the nations, and disperse them among the with them that go down to the pit. countries; and they shall know that I am 15 Thus saith the Lord God; In the day the LORD.

when he went down to the grave I c::used a CHAP. XXXI.

mourning : I covered the deep for him, and

I restrained the floods thereof, and the great 1 A relation unto Pharaoh, 3 of the glory of As- waters were stayed: and I caused Lebanon syria, 10 and the fall thereof for pride. 18 Tkc to mourn for him, and all the trees of the field like destruction of Egypt.

sainted for him. it came pass in eleventh year, 16 I made the nations to shake at the sound the month, that the word of the LORD came them that descend into the pit: and all the unto me, saying,

trees of Eden, the choice and best of Leba. 2 Son of man, speak unto Pharaoh king of non, all that drink water, shall be comforted Egypt, and to his multitude; Whom art thou in the nether parts of the earth. like in thy greatness?

17 They also went down into hell with him, 31 Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in unto then that be slain with the sword; and Lebanon with fair branches, and with a sha- they that were his arm, that dwelt under his dowing shroud, and of a high stature; and shadow in the midst of the heathen. his top was among the thick boughs. 18 9 To whom art tliou thus like in glory

4 The waters made him great, the deep set and in greatness among the trees of Eden? him up on high with her rivers running round yet shalt thou be brought down with the trees about his plants, and sent out her little rivers of Eden unto the nether parts of the earth : unto all the trees of the field.

thou shalt lie in the midst of the uncircum5 Therefore, his height was exalted above cised with them that be slain by the sword. all the trees of the field, and his boughs were This is Pharaoh and all his multitude, saith multiplied, and his branches became long I the Lord God.

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