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about 698. tch. 42 14. u Ps. 83. 1.

a Rom. 9. 24. 25, 26, 30, & 10. 20.

Eph. 2. 12,


beh. 63. 19.
e Rom. 19. 21.

d Deut. 32.21.

ch. 1. 29. & 66. 17.

See Lev. 17. 5.

+ Heb. upon bricks.

gch. 66. 17. See Lev. 11.

1 The calling of the Gentiles. 2 The Jews,
for their incredulity, idolatry, and hy
pocrisy, are rejected. 8 A remnant shall
be saved. 11 Judgments on the wicked,
and blessings on the godly. 17 The
blessed state of the new Jerusalem.

AM sought of them that asked

IAM sought of them that asked
that sought me not: I said, Behold
me, behold me, unto a nation that
b was not called by my name.

21 have spread out my hands
all the day unto a rebellious people,
which walketh in a way that was
not good, after their own thoughts;
3 A people d that provoketh me to
anger continually to my face; that
sacrificeth in gardens, and burneth
incense f upon altars of brick;

4fWhich remain among the graves, and lodge in the monuments; which f Deut. 19. 11. eat swine's flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels; 5 Which say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day.


¡Or, pieces. See Matt. 9.


Lake 5.30. &

18. 11. Jude 19.

Or, anger.

6 Behold, it is written before me: kI will not keep silence, but will 1 Deut. 32. 34. recompense, even recompense into their bosom,

Mal. 3. 16.

k Ps. 50. 3. 1 Pa. 79. 12. Jer. 16, 18. E 11. 21. m Ex. 20.5. n Es. 18. 6. • Ea, 20.27,28.

pJoel 2, 14.

ver. 15, 22. Matt. 24. 22. Roni. 11.6.7. rch, 33.9. & 35. 2.

Hos, 2, 15.

Of the new Jerusalem.


about 698.

but ye shall be hungry: behold, my
servants shall drink, but ye shall be CHRIST
thirsty: behold, my servants shall re-
joice, but ye shall be ashamed:
14 Behold, my servants shall sing
for joy of heart, but ye shall cry for
sorrow of heart, and shall howl for y Mats &. 12.
vexation of spirit.

Juke 13. 28. + Heb. breaking..

Zech. 8. 13.

aver. 9, 22.

15 And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen: for See Jer. 29. the Lord GOD shall slay thee, and bcall his servants by another name: 16 That he who blesseth himself in the earth shall bless himself in the God of truth; and dhe that sweareth in the earth shall swear by the God of truth; because the former troubles a Deut. 6. 13. are forgotten, and because they are hid from mine eyes.

17 For, behold, 1 create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind.

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19 And I will rejoice in Jerusa-
lem, and joy in my people: and the
voice of weeping shall be no more
heard in her, nor the voice of crying.
20 There shall be no more thence
an infant of days, nor an old man
that hath not filled his days: for the
child shall die a hundred years old;
h but the sinner being a hundredh
years old shall be accursed.

7 Your iniquities, and m the iniqui-21 And they shall build houses, and
ties of your fathers together, saith the inhabit them; and they shall plant
LORD," which have burned incense vineyards, and eat the fruit of them.
upon the mountains, "and blas- 22 They shall not build, and anoth-
phemed me upon the hills: therefore er inhabit; they shall not plant, and
will I measure their former work in- another eat: for kas the days of a
to their bosom.
tree are the days of my people, and
mine elect shall long enjoy the
work of their hands.

8 T Thus saith the LORD, As the
new wine is found in the cluster,
and one saith, Destroy it not for 23 They shall not labour in vain,
Pa blessing is in it: so will I do form nor bring forth for trouble; for
my servants' sake, that I may not "they are the seed of the blessed of
destroy them all.
the LORD, and their offspring with

9 And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an inheritor of my mountains: and mine 4elect shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there."

10 And Sharon shall be a fold of flocks, and the valley of Achor a Josh.7.24.26. place for the herds to lie down in, for my people that have sought me. 11 T But ye are they that forsake the LORD, that forget my holy mountain, that prepare "a table for that troop, and that furnish the drink offering unto that || number.

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The gathering of all nations

Before CHRIST about 698.

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that ye build unto me? and where is ye shall be comforted in Jerusa-
the place of my rest?

2 For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have boh, 57. 15. & been, saith the LORD: bbut to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and a trembleth at my word.

61, 1.

e Pa, 31, 18. & 61. 17.

d Ezra 9. 4. & 10. 3. Prov. 28. 14. ver, 5.

e ch. 1. 11. Or, kid.

f Deut, 23, 18. + Heb.maketh a memorial of,

Lov. 2. 2.
Or, devices,

g Prov. 1, 24. eh, 65. 12. Jer. 7. 13,

h ver. 2.

3 He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he fcut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he that t burneth incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations.

4 I also will choose their | delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; ៩ because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil before mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.

5 T Hear the word of the LORD, hye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, iLet the LORD be glorified: but khe 12Thess.1.10 shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.

i ch, 5. 19.

Tit. 2. 13.

Or, beget.

¡Or, bright

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60. 5.

6 A voice of noise from the city, a voice from the temple, a voice of the LORD that rendereth recompense to his enemies.

7 Before she travailed, she brought forth; before her pain came, she was delivered of a man child.

8 Who hath heard such a thing? who hath seen such things? Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? or shall a nation be born at once? for as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her children.

9 Shall I bring to the birth, and not cause to bring forth? saith the LORD: shall I cause to bring forth, and shut the womb? saith thy God. 10 Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:

11 That ye may suck, and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations; that ye may milk out, and be delighted with the abundance of her glory.

12 For thus saith the LORD, Behold, 1 ch, 48. 18. & I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream: then shall ye suck, ye shall be borne upon ach. 49. 22, & her sides, and be dandled upon her knees.

m ch, 60, 16.

60. 4.

13 As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and

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17 They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the LORD.

rch. 65, 3, 4.

Or, one after


■ Luke 2, 34

18 For I know their works and their thoughts: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory. 19 And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; tand they shall declare my glory Mal. 1. 11. among the Gentiles.

20 And they shall bring all your brethren "for an offering unto the u Rom, 15, 16. LORD out of all nations upon horses, and in chariots, and in lit-Or, coaches, ters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts, to my holy mountain Jerusalem, saith the LORD, as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the LORD.

21 And I will also take of them for priests and for Levites, saith the Ex. 19, 6, LORD.

ch. 61. 6. 1 Pet. 2. 9. Rev. 1. 6.

22 For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, ch. 65, 17. shall remain before me, saith the LORD, so shall your seed and your name remain.

23 And it shall come to pass, that † from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD.

24 And they shall go forth, and look upon bthe carcasses of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.

2 Pet. 3. 13. Rev. 21. 1.

aZeeh.14.16. Heb. from

New Moon to his new Moon, and from ab bath to kis sabbath.

a Ps. 65, 2. b ver. 16. e Mark 9, 44. 45, 48.





15 For, lo, I will call all the famCHRIST 1 The time, 3 and the calling of Jeremiah.ilies of the kingdoms of the north, CHRIST

about 629.

a Josh, 21. 18. 1 Chr. 6. 60. cl.32.7,8,9.

about 020. b ch. 25, 3.

ech, 39, 2.

11 His prophetical visions of an almond
rod and a seething pot. 15 His heavy
message against Judah. 17 God encour
ageth him with his promise of assistance.
HE words of Jeremiah the son
of Hilkiah, of the priests that
were in Anathoth in the land of

2 To whom the word of the LORD
came in the days of Josiah the son
of Amon king of Judah, bin the
thirteenth year of his reign.

3 It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, Cunto the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah king of Judah, dunto the carrying away 2 Kin. 25. 8. of Jerusalem captive in the fifth month.

tel. 52.12,15.

fla. 49, 1, 5.

h Luke 1. 15, 41.

4 Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

5 Before I formed thee in the Ex.33.12.17. belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I h sanctified thee, and I fordained Gal. 1. 15.16. thee a prophet unto the nations. 6 Then said I, i Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.

+ Heb. gave.

1 Ex. 4. 10. &
6. 12. 30.
Is. 6. 5.

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7 But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.

81 Be not afraid of their faces: for

I am with thee to deliver thee,

saith the LORD.

9 Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have "put my words in thy mouth. 10 P See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, pl Kin.19.17. and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.

o Is. 51. 10. ch, 5. 11.

qeh, 18. 7.

2 Cor. 10.4.3.

r Ea. 11. 3,7.&
+ Heb. from
the face of
the north,


+ Heb, shall be opened.

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1 God, having shewed his former kind-
ness, expostulateth with the Jews their
causeless revolt, 9 beyond any example.
14 They are the causes of their own
calamities. 20 The sins of Judah. 31
Her confidence is rejected.

M LORD came to me, saying,

OREOVER the word of the

2 Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; I remember thee, the kindness of thy a youth, the love of thine espousals, bwhen thou wentest after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.

3 Israel was holiness unto the
LORD, and d the firstfruits of his in-
11 T Moreover the word of the crease: all that devour him shall
LORD came unto me, saying, Jere-offend; evil shall come upon them,
miah, what seest thou? And I said, saith the LORD.
I sce a rod of an almond tree.
12 Then said the LORD unto me,
Thou hast well seen: for I will
hasten my word to perform it.

13 And the word of the LORD came unto me the second time, saying, What seest thou? And I said, I see Ta scething pot; and the face thereof is † toward the north.

14 Then the LORD said unto me, Out of the north an evil tshall break forth upon all the inhabitants of the land.

4 Hear ye the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel:

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5 T Thus saith the LORD, f What Is. 5. 4.
iniquity have your fathers found in
me, that they are gone far from me,

and have walked after vanity, and
are become vain?

6 Neither said they, Where is the LORD that h brought us up out of the land of Egypt, that led us through the wilderness, through a land of deserts and of pits, through a land of

2Kin. 17.15.

Jonah 2. 8.

his. 63. 9. 11.

Hos. 13. 4.
Deut. 8. 15.

& 32, 10.

God expostulateth with the Jews,


k Num.13.27. & 14. 7, 8. Deut. 8. 7, 8, 9.


drought, and of the shadow of death, CHRIST through a land that no man passed about 629. through, and where no man dwelt? 7 And I brought you into ka plenOr, the land of Carmel. tiful country, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination. 8 The priests said not, Where is the LORD? and they that handle the mlaw knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and ch.3. 1. & 16. walked after things that do not profit.

1 Lev. 18. 25, 27, 28. Num, 35.33, 31

Pa. 78. 58, 59, & 106, 38.


In Mal. 2, 6,7. Rom. 2. 23. n ch. 23. 13. o ver. 11. Hab. 2. 18.

9T Wherefore PI will yet plead with you, saith the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead. 10 For pass over the isles of ChitPE.20.35.36. tim, and see; and send unto Kedar, and consider diligently, and see if there be such a thing.

Mic, 6. 2. q Ex. 20, 5, Lev. 20. 5.

Or, over to. r Mic. 4. 5.

■ Ps. 115. 4. Is, 37, 19.. ch. 16. 20.

t Pa. 106. 20. Rom. 1 23. u ver, 8,

x Is. 1. 2.

ch, 6. 13. y Ps. 36. 9. ch. 17. 13. & 18. 14. John 4. 14.

See Ex.4.22.

+ Heb, be

come a spoil?

a I. 1. 7. ch. 4. 7.

↑ Heb. gave out their voice.

11 Hath a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.

12 Be astonished, O ye heavens, at this, and be horribly afraid, be ye very desolate, saith the LORD.

13 For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water. 14 TIs Israel a servant? is he a homeborn slave? why is he spoiled?

15 The young lions roared upon him, and fyelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.

16 Also the children of Noph and bch. 43. 7,8,9.b Tahapanes have broken the crown of thy head.

1 Or, feed on

thy crown, Deut. 33, 20, Ia, 8. 8.

17Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, when dhe d Deut. 32.10. led thee by the way?

cch. 4. 18.

Is. 30. 1, 2, fJosh 13. 3.

g Is. 3. 9. Ho. 5.5.

h Ex. 19. 8.
Josh. 21. 18.

Judg. 10, 15.
1 Sam. 12.10.

[Or, serve. i Deut. 12. 2. Is. 57, 5, 7. ch. 3. 6. k Ex. 34. 15. 10.

1 Ex. 15. 17. Pa. 44. 2. & 80.8. Is, 5. 1. &o. & 60, 21. Matt. 21.33. Mark 12. 1. Lake 20, 9. m Deut.32.32.

Is. 1.21. &8.

n Job 9. 30.

18 And now what hast thou to do in the way of Egypt, to drink the waters of f Sihor? or what hast thou to do in the way of Assyria, to drink the waters of the river?

19 Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.

20 ¶ For of old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bands; and b thou saidst, I will not transgress; when i upon every high hill and under every green tree thou wanderest, k playing the harlot.

21 Yet I had I planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed: how then art thou turned into the degenerate plant of a strange vine unto me? 22 For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much soap, yet

and reproveth them of idolatry.

thine iniquity is marked before me, saith the Lord GOD.

23 P How canst thou say, I am not polluted, I have not gone after Baalim? See thy way in the valley, know what thou hast done: art a swift dromedary traversing her ways;


Before CHRIST about 629.

o Deut. 32. 31. Job 14 17. Hos. 13. 12.

pProv. 30.12. q ch. 7.31. dromedary. JobS9.5,&e.

ch. 14. 6.

ass, fi. +Heb. taught.

24 A wild ass † used to the wilder-Or. O swift ness, that snuffeth up the wind at ther pleasure; in her occasion who can turn her away? all they thator, O wild seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her. 25 Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst: but thou saidst, | There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.

20 As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets,

27 Saying to a stock, Thou art my father; and to a stone, Thou hast brought me forth: for they have turned t their back unto me, and not their face: but in the time of their "trouble they will say, Arise, and

save us.

28 But where are thy gods that thou hast made thee? let them arise, if they can save thee in the time of thy ftrouble: for according to the number of thy cities are thy gods, O Judah.

29 Wherefore will ye plead with me? ye all have transgressed against me, saith the LORD.

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80 In vain have I bsmitten your b Is. 1. 5. & 9. children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

31 TO generation, see ye the word of the LORD. d Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? wherefore say my people, "We are lords; fwe will come no more unto thee?

32 Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

33 Why trimmest thou thy way to seek love? therefore hast thou also taught the wicked ones thy ways.

34 Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by † secret search, but upon all these.

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Judah's vile whoredom.

Before CHRIST about 629.

+ Heb. Saying.


head: for the LORD hath rejected
thy confidences, and thou shalt not
prosper in them.


Before CHRIST about 612.

The people confess their sins. merciful, saith the LORD, and I will not keep anger for ever. 13 Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed 1 God's great mercy in Judah's vile against the LORD thy God, and hast whoredom. 6 Judah is worse than Is-d scattered thy ways to the "strangers rael. 12 The promises of the gospel funder every green tree, and ye have to the penitent. 20 Israel reproved, and not obeyed my voice, saith the LORD. called by God, maketh a solemn confes- 14 Turn, O backsliding children, sion of their sins. saith the LORD; for I am married

THEY say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, a Deut. 24. 4. and become another man's, shall he return unto her again? shall not that bland be greatly polluted? but thou hast played the harlot with many lovers; yet return again to me, saith the LORD.

beh. 2. 7.
ech. 2. 20.
Es. 10. 26,28,

d ch 4.1.
Zech. 1. 3.
See Deut.
12. 2
ch, 2. 20.

86.15. &

103.8.9. ver. 5.

Lev. 28, 40,

&c. Dent, 30, 1, 2. &c.

Prov. 28. 13.

Ea. 16. 15,24,


ech. 2. 25.

unto you: and I will take you hone dver
of a city, and two of a family, and I
will bring you to Zion:
15 And I will give you ipastors Deut. 12.2.
according to mine heart, which shall
feed you with knowledge and un-

16 And it shall come to pass, when
ye be multiplied and increased in
the land, in those days, saith the
LORD, they shall say no more, The
ark of the covenant of the LORD:

geh. 31. 32.
Hos. 2.19,20.
h Rom. 11. 5.
ich, 23. 4.

Ea. 34. 23.
Eph. 4. 11.

k Acts 20, 28.

2 Lift up thine eyes unto the high places, and see where thou hast not been lain with. In the ways hast thou sat for them, as the Arabian in the wilderness; and thou hast pol-neither shall it f come to mind; nei-11. 65, 17. Ea. 16.21.25. luted the land with thy whoredoms ther shall they remember it; neither and with thy wickedness. shall they visit it; neither shall that be done any more.

f Gen. 38. 14,

Prov. 23. 28.

gch, 2. 7. ver. 9.

3 Therefore the h showers have been h Lev. 28. 19. withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; and thou hadst a i whore's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.

Deut. 29, 23, 24.

ch. 9. 12. & 11.4.

ich. 5,3. & G.
15. & 8. 12.
Ea, 3. 7.
Zeph. 3. 5.
k Prov. 2. 17.
1 ch. 2. 2

4 Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My father, thou art k the guide of my youth?"

5 Will he reserve his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and done P.77.7.&. evil things as thou couldest.

Hos. 2. 15.

& 103. 9. Ja. 57. 16. ver. 12. about 612. n ver. 11, 14. ch. 7. 24.

och, 2, 20.

GT The LORD said also unto me in
the days of Josiah the king, Hast
thou seen that which backsliding
Israel hath done? she is gone up
upon every high mountain and un-
der every green tree, and there hath
played the harlot.

p2 Kia.17.13.7 P And I said after she had done
all these things, Turn thou unto me.
But she returned not. And her
Es. 16. 48. & treacherous " sister Judah saw it.
23.2, 4.

> Es. 23. 9. a2 Kings 17. 6, 18.

8 And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce; Ex.23.11.&o, yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.

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18 In those days the house of
Judah shall walk with the house
of Israel, and they shall come to-
gether out of the land of the north
to the land that I have given for
an inheritance unto your fathers.
19 But I said, How shall I put thee
among the children, and give thee
at pleasant land, fa goodly herit
age of the hosts of nations? and I
said, Thou shalt call me, My father;
and shalt not turn away from me.
20 Surely as a wife treacherously
departeth from her husband, SO
thave ye dealt treacherously with
me, O house of Israel, saith the LORD.
21 A voice was heard upon "the
high places, weeping and supplica-
tions of the children of Israel: for
they have perverted their way, and
they have forgotten the LORD their



os Is.11.13.

Ez. 37. 16-
Hos. 1. 11.
Or, to.

ver. 12.

ch. 1. 8.

Amos 9. 15. or, caused

your fathers to possess.

P. 106.24.

Es. 20. 6.
Dan. 8. 9. &
11. 16, 41, 45,
+ Heb, land
of desire.
+ Heb. a
heritage of
glory, or,

1. 63. 10.
Heb. from

after me.

+ Heb.friend.


II os. 11. 1.

22 Return, ye backsliding chil-1.48.8. dren, and I will heal your back-ul, 15, 2. slidings. Behold, we come unto x ver. 11. thee; for thou art the LORD our God. 23 Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God is the salvation of Israel.

24 b For shame hath devoured the labour of our fathers from our youth; their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters.

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