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& 9. 39.
him was Eleazar the son of Phinees, Lord; but he made us gracious before
come out of the captivity offered sacri. for we have transgressed thy command.ch. 7.9 fices unto the Lord, sthe God of Israel, ments, which thou gavest by the hand
even twelve bullocks for all Israel, four of thy servants the prophets, saying, + Cp. Ezra score and sixteen rams, 66t threescore 83 That the land, which ye enter into to
and twelve lambs, goats for a peace possess as a heritage, is a land polluted
king's commandments unto the king's their uncleanness. 84 Therefore now " See ch. 2 stewards, and to the governors of u Cele- shall ye not join your daughters unto
syria and Phænicia; and they honoured their sons, neither shall ye take their
the people and the temple of the Lord. daughters unto your sons. 85 Neither + For ver. 68 v Now when these things were done, shall ye seek to have peace with them see Ezra
the principal men came unto me, and for ever, that ye may be strong, and eat
ites, and the Moabites, Egyptians, and didst give unto us such va root: but we te Cp. Ezra w Edomites. 70 For both they and their have turned back again to transgress
sons have married with their daughters, thy law, in mingling ourselves with the
thee, O Lord, that there should be left took an oath of the chief of the priests y Cp. Isai. us va root and a name in the place of and Levites of all Israel to do after these
thy sanctuary; 79 and to discover unto things; and so they sware.
us a light in the house of the Lord our ic Then Esdras rising from the For ver. * Cp. Ezra God, and to give us z food in the time of 9 court of the temple went to the
1-4 our servitude. 80 Yea, when we were chamber of Jonas the son of Eliasib, in bondage, we were not forsaken of our 2 and lodged there, and did eat no bread
91--98, see Ezra 10. 1-5.
* Judith 7.
see Ezra 10, 6-8.
I Noadiah the son of Binnui. 2 Another reading is, nor their uncleannesses, to wit, of the Gentiles, de,
3 Or, Wast thou not &c. * Or, exalted Deut. 28. 13.
ch. 5. 47.
See Josh. 7. 19.
nor drink water, mourning for the great cilement for their error. 21 And of the
Sallumus, and 16 Tolbanes. 26 Of Israel, d For ver.
5d And in three days were all they of of the sons of 17 Phoros; 18 Hiermas, and
the tribe of Judah and Benjamin ga. 19 Ieddias, and Melchias, and 20 Maelus, see Ezra
thered together at Jerusalem: this was and Eleazar, and 21 Asibias, and Banneas.
of the month. 6 And all the multitude charias, and 22 Jezrielus, and Oabdius, . ver. 38, 41. sat together trembling in the broad and Hieremoth, and 23 Aedias. 28 And
place before the temple because of the of the sons of 24 Zamoth; 25 Eliadas,
Neh. 7. 73.
country, jon the new moon of the j ver. 17. 16 And Esdras the priest chose anto seventh month, and the children of him principal men of their families, all Israel in their habitations. by name: and on the new moon of the 38 k And the whole multitude were tenth month they were shut in together gathered together with one accord into see Neh. R to examine the matter. 17 So their cause the broad place before the porch of the that held strange wives was brought to temple toward the east: 39 and they said 'ver: 6 an end by the new moon of the first unto Esdras the priest and m reader, Cp. Neh..
month. 18 And of the priests that were Bring the law of Moses, that was given 10. 17.
come together, and had strange wives, of the Lord, n the God of Israel. 40 So
there were found; 19 of the sons of Esdras "the chief priest brought the & 8. 65. See ch. 5. * Jesus the son of Josedek, and his law unto the whole multitude both of
brethren; 2 Mathelas, and Eleazar, and men and women, and to all the priests,
* For ver. 38-55,
ch. 5. 47.
I ver. 37, 40.
1, 3. mch. 8. & nch. 7.9
3 Jarib. 2 Maaseiah.
4 Gedaliah. 6 Harim, 6 Maaseiah. ! Another reading is, Eriae.
il Elasah 12 Kelaiah. 13 Kelita. 14 Pethahiah. 7 Jehicl. 9 Uzziah. Pashhur. 10 Jorabad. 15 Eliashih. 16 Telem.
18 Ramiah. 2. laziah Another reading is, lesias 94 Zattu.
. 22 Jehiel. * Abdi.
25 20 Mijamin. 21 Malchijah.
32 Bani. n Mattaniah.
13 Meshullam Zabad.
** Azizah 34 Malluch. 35 Adaiah.
3° Zabad. » Sheal. 37 Matienai.
the temple from morning unto midday, Ananias, Phalias, the Levites, taught
! yer. 40.
22 (mg.. rias, Zacharias. 45 Then took Esdras that have nothing ; 5a for the day is the book of the law before the multitude, holy unto the Lord: and be not sor. and sat honourably in the first place rowful; for the Lord will bring you to before all. 46 And when he opened the honour. 53 So the Levites published all
law, they stood all straight up. So things to the people, saying, This day is P See ch. 6. Esdras blessed the Lord God P Most holy; be not sorrowful. 54 Then went
High, 9the God of hosts, Almighty. they their way, every one to eat and
47 And all the people answered, Amen; drink, and make merry, and to give Amos 4. 13. and lifting up their hands they fell to portions uto them that had nothing,
the ground, and worshipped the Lord. and to make great cheer; 55 because
31. 9 2 Sam. 5. 10.
. For ver.
28. 128. 19.
* Ex. 3. 10.
Isai. 58. 1.
The second book of the prophet with his servants and all his host have
, the son I smitten down. IN Í All the nations See Josh.
14. 21, 22 of the Medes, in the reign of Artaxerxes å leader, and Aaron for a priest. 141 Ex. 4 14 king of the Persians.
p gave you light in a pillar of fire, and See Ex. 13. 4 And the word of the Lord came unto great wonders have I done among you; me, saying, 5 Go thy way, and bshew 2yet have ye forgotten me, saith the Cp. Jer. 2 my people their sinful deeds, and their Lord. children their wickedness which they 15 Thus saith the Lord Almighty, 'The See Ex. 16. have done against me; that they may quails were for a token to you; •Í gave tell their children's children: 6 because you a camp for your safeguard, never
Cr. Num. the sins of their fathers are increased in theless "ye murmured there: 16 and ye
& Deut. 1. them: for they have forgotten me, and triumphed not in my name for the de- Cp. I Cor.
chave done sacrifice unto strange gods. struction of your enemies, but ever to See Ex. 20. 7 Did not I dbring them out of the land this day do ye yet murmur. 17 Where
of Egypt, out of the house of bondage ? are the benefits that I have done for Cp. Ezra
but they have provoked me unto wrath, you? when ye were hungry and thirsty Nom. 14. Ezek. 2 3. and despised my counsels. 8e Shake in the wilderness, did ye not cry unto
thou then the hair of thy head, and cast me, 18 saying, u Why hast thou brought : Ex. 14. 1.
& John overthrown for their sakes; Pharaoh ye did eat <angels' bread. 20 When ye
13. . 10. 35, 3
Jer. 5. 19
Ex. 16. 14 15.
5, 7. I Cp. Matt.
17. 17. A Py. 69, 12, 14 & 135. 10 & 136. 17, 18. See Ex. 14. 27, 28,
Wisdom 16. 20.
1 Another reading is, they gave all heed. 2 Hilkiah. 3 Maaseiah.
6 Hodiah. 7 Some authorities omit and read... Lord.
5 Hashum. & Or, were inspired by
» See Ex. 17. 6.
ruch 4. 36, 37.
ruch 5. 8.
clus. 49. 10.
. Cp. Gen.
15-17. e Isai. 5. 4.
• Ex. 15. 25.
& 24. 20.
Isai. l. 15.
ruch 4. 11. Baruch 4. 17.
ich. ). 34.
were thirsty, did I not y cleave the rock, 38 And now, ( father, behold with Cp. Ba.
and waters flowed out to your fill? for glory; and vsee the people that come .Cr. Ba the heat I covered you 2 with the leaves from the east: 39 unto whom I will w Cp. Matt. of the trees, 21 I divided among you give for leaders, w Abraham, Isaac, and
* Cp. Ecfruitful lands; I cast out the a Canaan- Jacob, «Oseas, Amos, and Micheas,
ites, the Pherezites, band the Philistines, Joel, Abdias, and Jonas, 40 Nahum, and Cp. Mal. & Judg. 1. before you: what shall I yet do more Abacuc, Sophonias, Aggæus, Zachary, for you? saith the Lord.
and Malachy, which is called also the 22 Thus saith the Lord Almighty, angel of the Lord. & Ezek. 26. When ye were in the wilderness, at 1 Thus saith the Lord, zI brought
a the bitter river, being athirst, and 2 this people out of bondage, and I • Ex. 16. 2. blaspheming my name, 23 I gave you gave them my commandments by :ch, 1. 7.
not fire for your blasphemies, but ecast my servants the propbets; a whom they • Cp. ch. 1. Ecclus. 38.
a tree in the water, and made the river would not hear, but set my counsels at
sweet. 24 What shall I do unto thee, o nought. 26 The mother that bare them Baruch 4. Çp. Ps. 81. Jacob? I thou, Judah, wouldest not obey saith unto them, cGo your way, O my
me: 9I will turn me to other nations, children; d for I am a widow and for• Cp. Matt.
and unto them will I give my name, that saken. 3eI brought you up with glad. Baruch 4.
they may keep my statutes. 25 Seeing ness, and with sorrow and heaviness d Baruch 4. 2 Chr. 15.2 ye have forsaken me, I also will forsake have I lost you: for ye have sinned
you; when ye ask me to be merciful before the Lord God, and done that Cp. Isai.
unto you, I will have no mercy upon which is evil before me. 45 But what Cn. Bai Prov. 1. 28. you. _26 i Whensoever ye shall call upon shall I now do unto you? dfor I am a
me. I will not hear you: for ye have widow and forsaken: 9go your way, O Cp. Prov.
defiled your hands with blood, jand your my children, and ask mercy of the Lord. Baruch 4.
28 Thus saith the Lord Almighty, Have my covenant, 6 that thou bring them to
, Cp, Judith k Cp. Acts a mother her daughters, and ka nurse that i there may be no offspring of them. Bahtimg.) her young babes, 29 that 'ye would be 7 Let them be scattered abroad among See lev:
my people, and I should be your God; the heathen, let their names be blotted op. Jer. 24. that ye would be my children, and I out of the earth: for they have despised
shoulă be your father? 30 m I gathered my 2 covenant. 8 Woe unto thee, Assur, * Matt. 23
you together, as a hen gathereth her kthou that hidest the unrighteous with * Cp. ch. 1. chickens under her wings: but now, thee! O thou wicked nation, remember
what shall I do unto you? I will cast what I did unto Sodom and Gomorrah; Sve Gen. " Isai. 1. 13, you out from my presence. 31n When 9 whose land lieth in clods of pitch and
ye offer oblations unto me, I will turn heaps of ashes: even so also will I do
circumcisions of the flesh, have I re- 10 Thus saith the Lord unto Esdras, Cp.ch. 2. 1jected. 32 0 I sent unto you my servants Tell my people that I will give them the
the prophets, whom ye have taken and kingdom of Jerusalem, which I would & Acts 7.
slain, and torn their bodies in pieces, have given unto Israel. 11 Their glory
p whose blood I will require of your also will I take unto me, and give these P Matt. 23. hands, saith the Lord.
m the everlasting tabernacles, which I Cp. Luke 33 Thus saith the Lord Almighty, had prepared for them. 12 They shall
qYour house is desolate, I will cast you have n the tree of life for an ointment of "ch. 8. 62. ? Matt. 23. outras the wind doth stubble. 34 And sweet savour; they shall neither labour, Luke 18. 35. Syour children shall not be fruitful; for nor be weary. 1330 Ask, and ye shall Jobem. is they have neglected my commandment receive: pray for few days unto you,
lunto you, and done that which is evil P that they may be shortened: ģthe P Matt. 24. before me.
35 Your houses will I give kingdom is already prepared for you: 1 Cp. Matt. to & people that shall come; which watch. 148 Take heaven and earth to not having heard of me yet believe me; witness, take them to witness; for Il Mark 13.
they to whom I have shewed no signs have given up the evil, and created the * Isai. 52 15 shall do that which I have commanded. good: for I live, saith the Lord.
36 They have seen no prophets, yet they 15 Mother, embrace thy children; Il ver. 2, 30. shall call their former estate to remem- will bring them out with gladness ulike
* Cp. Isai. brance. 37 I take to witness the grace a dove; vstablish their feet; w for I have ver. 25,
of the people that shall come, whose chosen thee, saith the Lord. 16 And See Deut. * Cp. John little ones rejoice with gladness: vand those that be dead will I raise up cp. ver. 31
though they see me not with bodily eyes, again from their places, and bring them
& Ezek. 37. my name in them. 17 Fear not, ithou
& Isai. 26. 19
that I say.
1 Or, together with you
2 Another reading is, sacrament, or, oath.
* Or, recognise
3 Another reading is, Go.
Rev. 19. 9.
16. 14 • Cp. Rev. 22. 2.
1. 17, 18.
CHAP. 2, v. 17.)
mother of the children: for I have behold the number of u those that be Cp. Rev. 7. chosen thee, saith the Lord. 18 For thy sealed v in the feast of the Lord; 39 they wch. 6. 6.
help will I send my servants Esaias and that withdrew them from rthe shadow 9 Cp. Matt. Jeremy, after whose counsel I have of the world have received wglorious Cp. Matt.
22. 2 sanctified and prepared for thee etwelve garments of the Lord. 402 Look upon Trai.61.10. trees laden with divers fruits, 19 and as thy number, O Sion, and make up the Rev. 3.4
& 7. 13, 14 many fountains flowing with milk and reckoning of those of thine that are honey, and seven mighty mountains, wclothed in white, which have fulfilled whereupon there grow roses and lilies, the law of the Lord. 41 * The number * Cp. ch. 4.
whereby I will fill thy children with joy. of thy children, whom thou longedst for, a See Ex. 22. 20 a Do right to the widow, judge the is fulfilled : beseech the power of the
fatherless, give to the poor, defend the Lord, that thy people, which have been Cp. Isai. orphan, bclothe the naked, a heal the called from the beginning, may be hal.
broken and the weak, laugh not a lame lowed.
* Cp. Rev. 7. of my glory. 22 Keep the old and young number, and they all praised the Lord • Cp. Tobit within thy walls. 23Wheresoever thou with songs. 43 And in the midst of
findest the dead, set a sign upon them them there was a young man of a high & Cp. Matt. and commit them to the grave, and dI stature, taller than all the rest, and
will give thee the first place in my re- upon every one of their heads a he set Cp. Rev.2. Cp. Ex. 14. surrection. 34e Abide still, O my people, crowns, and was more exalted; whereat & Isai. 30.
and take thy rest, for thy quietness I marvelled greatly. 44 So I asked the
25 Nourish thy children, angel, and said, What are these, my Cp. Rev. 7. 1 ver. 15. thou good nurse, and stablish their Lord ? 45 He answered and said unto
feet. 26 As for the servants whom I me, These be they that have put off
& 2 Cor. 5. from among thy number. 27 Be not of God: now are they crowned, and
careful overmuch: for when the day of 2 receive palms. 46 Then said I unto . Cp. John tribulation and anguish cometh, I others the angel, What young man is he that 16. 20, 22
shall weep and be sorrowful, but thou setteth crowns upon them, and giveth
shall be able to do nothing against thee, Son of God, d whom they have confessed - Matt. 10. A Cr Isai. saith the Lord. 29 h My hands shall | in the world. Then began I greatly to
cover thee, so that thy children see not commend them that stood so stiftly for Ref. 3. a. & Wisdom 1 hell. 30 Be joyful, io thou mother, the name of the Lord. 48 Then the
with thy children; for I will deliver angel said unto me, Go thy way, and
thee, saith the Lord. 313 Remember thy tell my people what manner of things, 1 Cp. ver. 16. children that sleep, for I shall bring and how great wonders of the Lord God
them out of the secret places of the thou hast seen,
came up over my heart: 2 for I saw the 33 I Esdras received a charge from the desolation of Sion, and hthe wealth of A ver, S. * See Ex. 3. Lord upon kthe mount Horeb, that I them that dwelt at Babylon. 3 And my
should go unto Israel; but when I came spirit was sore moved, so that I began
rejected the commandment of the Lord. High, and said, 410 Lord that bearest See ch. 4. 1 John 20.11.
34 And therefore I say unto you, O ye rule, didst thou not speak at the be* Matt. 11. nations, that hear and understand, look ginning, when thou didst fashion the * Heb. 10.
for lyour shepherd, he shall give you earth, and that thyself alone, and i com. p. ch. 6
everlasting mrest; in for he is nigh at mandedst the dust, 5 and kit gave 7. 46. • Cp. Heb. hand, o that shall come in the end of the thee Adam, a body without a soul? yet p See ch. 13. world. 35 Be ready to P the rewards of it was the workmanship of thine hands,
the kingdom, for the everlasting light and I thou didst breathe into him the See Gen. 2. & Cp. Isai.
shall shine upon yon for evermore. breath of life, and he was made living & Rev. 21.
36 Flee rthe shadow of this world, re- before thee. 6m And thou leddest him * Gen. 2. 8.
ceive the joyfulness of a your glory: I into paradise, which thy right hand did Cp. I Cor.
call to witness my saviour openly. 370 plant, before ever the earth came for-
11 1 Thess. 2 him sthat hath called you to heavenly gressed, and Pimmediately thou appoint
kingdoms. 38 Arise up and stand, and edst death for him and in his generations;
5. 16. i ver. 2, 15, 17.
See 2 Kin. 25. &IL
3 ruin of the city, I Salathiel (the same
* So the Syriac.
i Lat. Gehenna.
2 Another reading is, Take.
3 So the Syriac and Ethiopic.