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. ch. 6. 2. & 35.2.

b Jer. 49. 1, &c. ch. 21. 28. Amos 1. 13. Zeph. 2. 9.

ch. 26. 2.


1 God's vengeance, for their insolency against the Jews, upon the Ammonites; & upon Moab and Seir; 12 upon Edom, 15 and upon the Philistines.


HE word of the LORD came again unto me, saying,

2 Son of man, set thy face against the Ammonites, and prophesy against them;

3 And say unto the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord GOD; Prov. 17.5. Thus saith the Lord God; Because thou saidst, Aha, against my sanctuary, when it was profaned; and against the land of Israel, when it was desolate; and against the house of Judah, when they went into captivity;

8 Heb. children.

4 Behold, therefore I will deliver thee to the men of the east for a possession, and they shall set their palaces in thee, and make their dwellings in thee: they shall eat thy fruit, and they shall drink thy milk. 5 And I will make Rabbah a stable for camels, and the AmmonZeph. 2.14, ites a couching place for flocks: 'and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

a ch. 21. 20. • Is. 17.2. & 32. 14.


f ch. 24. 24. & 26.6. & 35.


Job 27. 23. Lam. 2. 15. Heb.hand. 6 Heb. foot.

Zeph. 2. 15.

h ch. 86. 5. Zeph. 2. 8, 10.

6 Heb. soul.

1 ch. 35. 3. 7 Or, meat.

6 For thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast clapped thine hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all thy despite against the land of Israel;

7 Behold, therefore I will 'stretch

out mine hand upon thee, and will deliver thee for a spoil to the heathen; and I will cut thee off from the people, and I will cause thee to perish out of the countries: I will destroy thee; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD.

8 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Is.15, & 16. Because that * Moab and 'Seir do say, Behold, the house of Judah is like unto all the heathen;

Jer.48.1.&c. Amos 2.1.

1 ch. 85. 2,5, 12.

8 Heb. shoulder of Moab.

m ver. 4. 9Or,against

9 Therefore, behold, I will open the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities which are on his frontiers, the glory of the country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and Kiriathaim,

the children 10 m Unto the men of the east with of Ammon. the Ammonites, and will give them

Moab, Seir, Edom, &c.


in possession, that the Ammonites BEFORE "may not be remembered among the nations.

11 And I will execute judgments upon Moab; and they shall know that I am the LORD.

a ch. 21. 82.

• 2 Chr. 28. 17.

Ps. 187.7. &c.

Jer. 49. 7, 8,

ch.35.2, &c. Amos 1.11.


12 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because that Edom hath dealt against the house of Judah 2by taking vengeance, and hath greatly offended, and revenged himself upon them; 13 Therefore thus saith the Lord Obad. 10, GOD; I will also stretch out mine hand upon Edom, and will cut off man and beast from it; and I will make it desolate from Teman; and they of Dedan shall fall by the sword.


14 And PI will lay my vengeance upon Edom by the hand of my people Israel: and they shall do in Edom according to mine anger and according to my fury; and they shall know my vengeance, saith the Lord Gon.

15 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, to destroy it for the old hatred;

16 Therefore thus saith the Lord GoD; Behold, I will stretch out mine hand upon the Philistines, and I will cut off the Cherethims, " and destroy the remnant of the sea coast. 17 And I will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes; and they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay my vengeance upon them.

CHAPTER XXVI. 1 Tyrus, for insulting against Jerusalem, is

threatened. 7 The power of Nebuchadrezzur against her. 15 The mourning and astonishment of the sea at her fall.

AND it came to pass in the ele

venth year, in the first day of the month, that the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

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2 Heb. by revenging ment. Or, they shall fall by the sword unto Dedan.

See Is. 11. 14. Jer. 49. 2.

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4 And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock. ver. 14, 5 It shall be a place for the spreading of nets in the midst of the sea:

d ch. 27. 32.

Tyrus is threatened.



• ch. 25. 5.

Dan. 2. 87.


for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD and it shall become a spoil to the nations.

6 And her daughters which are in the field shall be slain by the sword; and they shall know that I am the LORD.

7 For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will bring upon Tyrus Ezra 7.12. Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, fa king of kings, from the north, with horses, and with chariots, and with horsemen, and companies, and much people.

g ch. 21. 22.

2 Or, pour out the engine of shot.

8 He shall slay with the sword thy daughters in the field: and he shall "make a fort against thee, and 2 cast a mount against thee, and lift up the buckler against thee.

9 And he shall set engines of war against thy walls, and with his axes he shall break down thy towers.

10 By reason of the abundance of his horses their dust shall cover thee: thy walls shall shake at the noise of the horsemen, and of the wheels, and of the chariots, when he shall enter into thy gates, as men enter into a city wherein is ings of a city made a breach.

8 Heb. according to the enter

broken up.

4 Heb. houses of thy desire.

h Is. 14. 11. & 24. 8. Jer. 7. 34. & 16. 9. & 25. 10.

1 Is. 23. 16. ch. 28. 13.

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11 With the hoofs of his horses shall he tread down all thy streets : he shall slay thy people by the sword, and thy strong garrisons shall go

down to the ground.


12 And they shall make a spoil of thy riches, and make a prey of thy merchandise and they shall break down thy walls, and destroy thy pleasant houses and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber and thy dust in the midst of the water.

13 And I will cause the noise of ithy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall be no more heard.

14 And I will make thee like the Rev. 18. 22. top of a rock: thou shalt be a place to spread nets upon; thou shalt be built no more: for I the LORD have spoken it, saith the Lord God.

k ver. 4, 5.

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17 And they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and say to thee, How art thou destroyed, that wast inhabited of seafaring men, the renowned city, which wast strong in the sea, she and her inhabitants,

which cause their terror to be on all that haunt it!

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18 Now shall the isles tremble in ver. 15. the day of thy fall; yea, the isles that are in the sea shall be troubled at thy departure.

19 For thus saith the Lord GOD; When I shall make thee a desolate city, like the cities that are not inhabited; when I shall bring up the deep upon thee, and great waters shall cover thee;

20 When I shall bring thee down "with them that descend into the pit, with the people of old time, and shall set thee in the low parts of the earth, in places desolate of old, with them that go down to the pit, that thou be not inhabited; and I shall set glory in the land of the living;

21 I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt be no more: though thou be sought for, yet shalt thou never be found again, saith the Lord GOD. CHAPTER XXVII.

1 The rich supply of Tyrus. 26 The great and unrecoverable fall thereof.

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6 of the oaks of Bashan have they made thine oars; the company the Ashurites have made thy benches of ivory, brought out of the isles of Chittim.


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Heb. built. Deut. 8. 9.

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7 Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue purple and purple from the isles of Elishah was that which covered thee.

8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad were thy mariners: thy wise men, O Tyrus, that were in thee, were thy pilots.

and scarlet.

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BEFORE 59 The ancients of Gebal and the wise men thereof were in thee thy 23 calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to Occupy thy merchandise.

1 Kings 5. 18.

PB. 83. 7.

8 Or, stoppers of chinks. 8 Heb. strengthen


h Jer. 46.9. ch. 30. 5. & 88. 5.

1 ver. 8. * Gen. 10. 4. 2 Chr. 20.36,

1 Gen. 10. 2.


4 Or, merchandise. n Gen. 10. 8. ch. 38. 6.

• Gen. 10.7.

5 Heb. thy works.

10 They of Persia and of Lud and of Phut were in thine army, thy men of war: they hanged the shield and helmet in thee; they set forth thy comeliness.

11 The men of Arvad with thine army were upon thy walls round about, and the Gammadims were in thy towers: they hanged their shields upon thy walls round about; they have made 'thy beauty perfect.

12 Tarshish was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of all kind of riches; with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded in thy fairs.

13 Javan, Tubal, and Meshech, they were thy merchants: they traded the persons of men and vessels of brass in thy market.


14 They of the house of Togarmah traded in thy fairs with horses and horsemen and mules.

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15 The men of Dedan were thy merchants; many isles were the merchandise of thine hand: they brought thee for a present horns of ivory and ebony.

16 Syria was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of the wares of thy making: they occupied in thy fairs with emeralds, purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, Heb. chry- and coral, and agate.


17 Judah, and the land of Israel, they were thy merchants: they traded 1 Kings 5. in thy market P wheat of a Minnith, and Pannag, and honey, and oil, and rbalm.

9, 11. Ezra 3. 7. Acts 12. 20. a Judg. 11. 33.

r Jer. 8. 22. 7 Or, rosin.

8 Or, Meuzal.

■ Gen. 25. 8.

Heb. clothes of freedom.

t Gen. 25. 18. Is. 60. 7.

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20 Dedan was thy merchant in precious clothes for chariots.

21 Arabia, and all the princes of Kedar, they occupied with thee in

2 Heb. they lambs, and rams, and goats: in these were they thy merchants.

were the merchants of thy hand. "Gen. 10.7.

22 The merchants of "Sheba and Raamah, they were thy merchants: they occupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, and with all precious Gen. 11.81. stones, and gold.

1 Kings 10. 1,2. Ps. 72.10.15. Is. 60. 6.

2 Kings 19.


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23 Haran, and Canneh, and Eden,

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28 The suburbs shall shake at the sound of the cry of thy pilots.

29 And all that handle the oar, the mariners, and all the pilots of the sea, shall come down from their ships, they shall stand upon the land;

30 And shall cause their voice to be heard against thee, and shall cry bitterly, and shall cast up dust upon their heads, they shall wallow themselves in the ashes:

31 And they shall make themselves utterly bald for thee, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.

5 Or, even

with all.


7 Or, waves. dch. 26. 15. 18.

e Rev. 18. 17, &c.

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▲ ver. 9.


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HE word of the LORD came again unto me, saying,

2 Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord God; Because thine heart is lifted up, and a thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in bch. 27.3.4. the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:

2 Heb. heart.

• Is. 31. 8.

d Zech. 9. 8.

3 Heb. By the greatness of thy wisdom. • Ps. 62, 10. Zech. 9. 8.

& 31. 12. & 32. 12.

3 Behold, thou art wiser than Daniel; there is no secret that they can hide from thee:

4 With thy wisdom and with thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures:

5. By thy great wisdom and by thy traffick hast thou increased thy riches, and thine heart is lifted up because of thy riches:

6 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God;

7 Behold, therefore I will bring fch. 30.11. strangers upon thee, the terrible of the nations: and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of thy wisdom, and they shall defile thy brightness.

8 ver. 2.

4 Or, woundeth.

b ch. 31. 18. & 32. 19, 21, 25, 27.

1 ch. 27. 2.

ch. 27.3. ver. 3.

1 ch. 31.8, 9.

6 Or, ruby. 6 Or, chrysolite.

8 They shall bring thee down to the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of them that are slain in the midst of the seas.


9 Wilt thou yet say before him that slayeth thee, I am God? but thou shalt be a man, and no God, in the hand of him that slayeth thee.

10 Thou shalt die the deaths of h the uncircumcised by the hand of strangers: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.

11 ¶ Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

12 Son of man, 'take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.


13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the 'sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, ch. 26. 13. and gold: the workmanship of m thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

7 Or, chrysoprase.

the prince of Tyrus.


¤ See Ex.

14 Thou art the anointed" cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down 25.20. in the midst of the stones of fire. 15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.

ver. 16. • ch. 20. 40.

16 By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, PO covering P ver. 14. cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

17 Thine heart was lifted up a ver. 2, 5. because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.

18 Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.

19 All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.

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23 For I will send into her pesti-ver. 25. lence, and blood into her streets; and the wounded shall be judged in the midst of her by the sword upon her on every side; and they shall know that I am the LORD.

24 And there shall be no more a pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor any grieving thorn of all that are round about them, that despised them; and they shall know that I am the Lord GOD.

25 Thus saith the Lord GOD; When I shall have gathered the house of Israel from the people among whom they are scattered, and shall be sanctified in them in the sight of the heathen, then shall they dwell

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d Jer. 23.6.
ch. 36. 28.
? Or, with

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in their land that I have given to ❘ will make the land of Egypt utterly
my servant Jacob.
waste and desolate, a from the tower
of Syene even unto the border of

26 And they shall dwell 2 safely therein, and shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yea, they shall Ls. 65. 21. dwell with confidence, when I have executed judgments upon all those that despise them round about them; and they shall know that I am the LORD their God.

Amos 9. 14. f Jer. 31. 5.

8 Or, spoil.

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1 The judgment of Pharaoh for his treachery to
Israel. 8 The desolation of Egypt. 13 The
restoration thereof after forty years. 17
Egypt the reward of Nebuchadrezzar. 21
Israel shall be restored.

IN N the tenth year, in the tenth
month, in the twelfth day of the
month, the word of the LORD came
unto me, saying,


2 Son of man, set thy face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against him, and against all Egypt: 3 Speak, and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great dragon that lieth in the midst of his rivers, which hath said, My river is mine own, and I have made

See ch. 28. it for myself.

fIa. 37. 29. ch. 38. 4.

4 But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the fish of thy rivers shall stick unto thy scales.

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11 No foot of man shall pass through it, nor foot of beast shall pass through it, neither shall it be inhabited forty years.

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12 P And I will make the land of Egypt desolate in the midst of the Seveneh. countries that are desolate, and her cities among the cities that are laid waste shall be desolate forty years: and I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations, and will disperse them through the countries.

Jer. 46. 26.

13 ¶ Yet thus saith the Lord GOD; At the end of forty years will I s. 19. 23. gather the Egyptians from the people whither they were scattered:

14 And I will bring again the сарtivity of Egypt, and will cause them to return into the land of Pathros, into the land of their habitation; Or, birth. and they shall be there a 6r base Heb. low. kingdom.




15 It shall be the basest of the kingdoms; neither shall it exalt itself any more above the nations: for I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations. 16 And it shall be no more the Is. 30. 2,3. confidence of the house of Israel, which bringeth their iniquity to remembrance, when they shall look after them: but they shall know that I am the Lord GOD.

17 ¶ And it came to pass in the seven and twentieth year, in the first month, in the first day of the month, the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

& 36.4, 6.


ch. 26. 7, 8.

18 Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar Jer. 2.6. king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyrus: every head was made bald, and every shoulder was peeled: yet had he no wages, nor his army, for Tyrus, for the service that he had served against it:

19 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will give the land of Egypt unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall take her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey; and it shall be the wages for his army.

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20 I have given him the land of Egypt for his labour wherewith her, for his " served against it, because they wrought for me, saith the Lord GOD.

21 ¶ In that day horn of the house forth, and I will

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will I cause the of Israel to bud give thee the

u Jer. 25.9.

Ps. 132.17. ch. 24. 27.

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