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CHRI cir. 698. Jerusalem will I put my name.

of the LORD. Jer. 34. 34.

5 And he built altars for all the host of 23. And the servants of Amon con. 21 Kapil 9 2 Sam. 7.

heaven in the two courts of the house of spired against him, and slew the king 23. 13 the LORD,

in his own house. 1 Kings 8. 6 And he made his son pass through 24 And the people of the land slew all 90:

the fire, and observed times, and used them that bad conspired against king **

enchantments ", and 3 dealt with familiar Amon; and the people of the land made A Lev. 19. 21. & 20. 2.

spirits and wizards: he wrought much Josiah his son king in his stead. ch. 16. 3. wickedness in the sight of the LORD, to 25 Now the rest of the acts of Amon 17. 17. proroko him to anger.

which he did, are they not written in i Lev. 19. 26,

7 And he set a graven image of the the book of the chronicles of the kings Deut.15.10,

sgrove that he had made in the house, of Judah? 11.

of which the LORD said to David, and to 26 And he was buried in his sepulchre ch. 17. 17. Solomon his son, * In this house, and in in the garden of Uzza: and Josiah his

Sam. 7. Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of son reigned in his stead. 1 Kings &. all tribes of Israel, will I put my name

CHAPTER 22. 29, for ever:

1 Jorial's good reign. 3 He taketh care for the & 9. 3. 8 Neither will I make the feet of Israel ch. 23. 27.

repair of the temple. Bikrah hiring found move any more out of the land which I Ps. 132. 13,

a book the law. Jusial sendeth to ludas gave their fathers ; 6 only if they will 6 ob14.

enquire of the Lord. 15 Iudith prophesieth the Jer. 32. 34. serve to do according to all that I have destruction of Jerusulem, but respite thereof in I 2 Sam. 7.

commanded them, and according to all Josiah's time.
the law that my servant Moses com- OSIAH aas eight years old when he
manded them.

began to reign, and he reigned thirty (0.34 9 But they hearkened not: and Manas. and one years in Jerusalem. And his m Prov. 29. seh mseduced them to do more evil than mother's name was Jedidah, the daughter did the nations whom the LORD destroyed of Adaiah of Boscath.

Jast before the children of Israel.

. And he did that which was right in the 10 And the LORD spake by his ser- sight of the Lord, and walked in all the rants the prophets, saying,

way of David his father, and turned not Denet. 1 3 nel. 23. 26,

11 - Because Manasseh king of Judah aside to the right hand or to the left. 27

hath done these abominations, and hath 3 Id And it came to pass in the eigh

done wickedly above all that the Amor- teenth year of king Josiah, that the king 120 Jer. 1. .. ol kius 21.

ites did, which were before him, and Phath sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah, the son 26.

made Judah also to sin with his 7 idols: of Meshullam, the scribe, to the house of
19 Therefore thus saith the LORD God the LORD, saying.
of Israel, Behold, I am bringing such evil 4 Go up to Hilkiah the high priest,

upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whoso: that he may I sum ß the silver which 91 Sam. 3.

erer heareth of it, both , his ears shall is brought into the horse of the LORD, . ch. 11.4 11. tingle.

which the keepers of the † door have ch 11% Jer. 19.3. 13 And I will stretch over Jerusalem'the gathered of the people :

Ps. See Isai, 34. 11.

line of Samaria, and the plummet of the 5 And let them deliver it into the hand! Nel Lu, 3 8.

house of Ahab and I will wipe Jerusa- of the doers of the work, that have the Amos 77,5. lem as a man wipeth a dish, twiping it, oversight of the house of the LORD: and Hebbe and turning it upside down.

let them give it to the doers of the work wiped and

14 And I will 'forsake the remnant of which is in the house of the LORD, to

mine inheritance, and deliver them into repair the breaches of the house,
face thereof the hand of their enemies; and they 6 Unto carpenters, and builders, and ma-

shall become a prey and a spoil to all sons, and to buy timber and hewn stone
their enemies ;

to repair the house.
15 Because they have done that rrhich 7 Howbeit 21 there was no reckoning teh. t.
was evil in my sight, and have proroked made with them of the money that 3 was
me to anger, since the day their fathers delivered into their hand, because they
came forth out of Egypt, even unto this dealt faithfully.
day.

8 [ And Hilkiah the high priest raid .ch. 24. 4. 16. Moreover Manasseh shed innocent unto Shaphan the scribe, I have found iDers

blood very much, till he had filled Jeru. the book of the law in the house of the 1 Heb. salem from one end to another; beside LORD. And Hilkiah gare the book to sc from mouth his sin wherewith he made Judah to sin, Shaphan, and he read it. Lo sata.

in doing that which was evil in the sight 9 And Shaphan the scribe came to the
of the LORD.

king, and brought the king word again, € 2 Chr. 33. 17 4 Now the rest of the acts of Me- and said, Thy servants have 5+ gathered to

nagseh, and all that he did, and his sin the money that was found in the house,
that he sinned, are they not written in and have delivered it into the hand of
the book of the chronicles of the kings them that do the work, that have the
of Judah ?

oversight of the house of the LORD.
# Chr. 33. 18 And Manasseh slept with his fa- 10 And Shaphan the scribe shewed the

thers, and was iried in the garden of king, saying, Hilkiah the priest hath de-
his own house, in the garden of Uzza: livered me a book. And Shaphan read

and Amon his son reigned in his stead. it before the king.
2 Chr. 33. 19 * Amon as twenty and two years 11 And it came to pass, when the king
21-3.

old when he began to reign, and he had heard the words of the book of the
reigned two years in Jerusalein. And his law, that he rent his clothes.
mother's name Meshullemeth, the 12 And the king coinmanded Hilkiah the
daughter of Haruz of Jotbah.

priest, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, 20 And be did that which tras evil in the and k'Achhor the son of Michaiah, and the y ver. 2, ke. sight of the LORD, y as his father Manas- Shaphan the scribe, and Asabiah & ser.

Oz, *
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vant of the king's, saying,
21 And be walked in all the way that 13 Go ye, enquire of the LORD for me,
his father walked in, and served the idols and for the people, and for all Judah,
that his father served, and worshipped concerning the words of this book that
them:

VAR. REND.-Chap. 22.

IV. 4. pay ont, Ge. Ik VAR. REND. - V. 6. used soothsayings and divina- Ke. 2 V. 7. let there be. 's is.

* deal tions. -3 appointed workers with. *V. 7. the. 5 V. 9. Lit. poured out. 5 Asherah: - V. 8. if they will only. -71. 11. VAR. READ.-Chap. 22.

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LORD that is kindled against us, because the host of heaven: and he burned them CHRIST
our fathers have not hearkened unto the withont Jerusalem in the fields of Kid.
words of this book, to do according unto ron, and carried the ashes of them unto deh. 21.3, 7.
all that which is written concerning us. Beth-el.
14 So Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam, 5 And he + put down the 6+ idolatrons

Heb. and Achbor, and Shaphan, and Asahiah, priests, whom the kings of Judah had

went unto Huldab the prophetess, the ordained to burn incense in the high Tul wife of Shallum the son of Tikvah, the places in the cities of Judah, and + Heb. Che. 2 C# 34.22 Bon of Harhas, keeper of the ward the places round about Jerusalem; them

los 10.5. robe; (now she dwelt in Jerusalem in the also that burned incense unto Baal, to Marrat.

Poretold, $ college ;) and they communed with her. the sun, and to the moon, and to the Zeph. 1. 4.

15 And she said unto them, Thus ? i planets, and to all the host of heaven. 1 Or, twelve

saith the LORD God of Israel, Tell the 6 And he brought out the 6/ grove from 1 Or, it

Highs, or man that sent you to me,

the house of the LORD, without Jerusa16 Thus saith the LORD, Behold, "I will lem, unto the brook Kidron, and burned

ech. 21. 3. bring evil upon this place, and upon the it at the & brook Kidron, and stamped rch. 21.7. Daa. 9. 11,

inhabitants thereof, even all the words of it small to powder, and cast the powder 1, 13, 14.

the book which the king of Judah hath thereof upon the graves of the lo chil. 92 Chr. 34. read:

dren of the people 10. . Deut2 17. Because they have forsaken me, and

7 And he brake down the houses of A Kingu 14. have burned incense unto other gods, the sodomites, that were by the house that they might provoke me to anger of the LORD, where the women wove

13. 12.

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Josh. 15. 8.

Ezek. 16. with all the works of their hands; there-t hangings for the 5 grove. 1 fore my wrath shall be kindled against 8 And he brought all the priests out

Heb. this place, and shall not be quenched. of the cities of Judah, and defiied the Autosea. 2 Chr. 34 18 But to the king of Judah which high places where the priests had burn.

sent you to enquire of the LORD, thus ed incense, from * Geba to Beer-sheba, ki Kings 15.
shall ye say to him, Thus saith the LORD and brake down the high places of the
God of Israel, Aš touching the words B gates 19 that were in the entering in of
which thou hast heard ;

the gate of Joshua the governor of the PE 31.1:.

19 Because thine , heart was tender, and city, which were 12 on a man's left hand Isat 37. 35.

thou hast 'humbled thyself before the at the gate of the city. 1 Kung 21

LORD, when thou heardest what I spake 9 Nevertheless the priests of the high See Ezek.
against this place, and against the inha- places came not up to the altar of the
bitants thereof, that they should become LORD in Jerusalem, but they did eat m 1 Sam. 2.

36. .La.ma. 'a desolation and a curse, and hast rent of the unleavened bread ß among their

thy clothes, and wept before me; I also brethren.
have heard thee, saith the LORD.

10 And he defiled 13 * Topheth, which is Ivai 30.3. 20 Behold therefore, I will gather thee in the valley of the children of Hinnom,

Jer 1.31.

& 19. 6,11, P .. anto thy fathers, and thou shalt be ga- P that no man might make his son or

12, 13. thered into thy grave in peace; and thine his daughter to pass through the fire to eyes shall not see all the evil which I 14 Molech.

p Lev. 18. will bring upon this place. And they 11 And he took away the horses that brought the king word again.

the kings of Judah had given to the Dent. 18.10. snn, B at the entering in of B the house

Ezek. 23.3:, CHAPTER 23.

of the LORD, 15 by the chamber of Na1 Josiah causeth the book to be read in a solemn

tban-melech the chamberlain, which assembly. 3 He rencroeth the covenant of the

uruch, or, Lord. 4 He destroyeth idolatry. 15 He burnt toas in the 16 suburbs, and burned the

opuer. dead men's bones upon the aliar of Beth-el, as chariots of the sun with fire. pens foreprophesied 21 He kept a most kolemn 12 And the altars that were on the top See Jer. pasorer. He put awuy witches, and all abo of the upper chamber of Ahaz, which mination. 3 God's Anal wrath against Judah. 29 Josiah, proroking Pharaoh-nechon, is slain at the kings of Judah had made, and the

Zeph. 1.5. Megildo, 31 Jehoahai, succeeding him, is im altars which Manasseh had made in the ch. 21. 5. prisoned by Pharaok-nechoh, who made Jehoia- two courts of the house of the LORD, kim king.36 Jehoiakim's wicked reign.

did the king beat down, and R 17 | brake 10r. ran ND - the king sent, and they gather them down 17 B from thence, and cast the fructkence.

ed unto him all the elders of Judah dust of them into the brook Kidron. and of Jerusalem.

13 And the high places that were 18 be2 And the king went up into the house fore Jerusalem, which were on the right of the LORD, and all the men of Judah hand of the mount of 19 corruption. That is. and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with which 'Solomon the king of Israel had

the mount

of Olives. him, and the priests, and the prophets, builded for Ashtoreth the abomination

• 1 Kings 11. Flot free and all the people, t both small and of the Zidonians, and for Chemosh the

great: and he read in their ears all the abomination of the Moabites, and for
words of the book of the covenant which Milcom the abomination of the children
was found in the house of the LORD. of Ammon, did the king defile.

39 And the king stood by a pillar",
and made % a covenant before the LORD, VAR. RexD.-* v. 4. the Baal. .5 V's. 4, 6, 7, 15.
to walk after the LORD, and to keep his Asherah. 6 V. 5. bla. robed (unlawful priests,
commandments and his testimonies and whether of Yahweh or of heathen gods), Th. Ke.
his statutes with all their heart and all . Comp. Hos. 10. 5; Zeph. 1. 4. 7 Hyades,
(heir soul, to perform the words of this Stern, No. Schr.; or, signs of the sodiac, Jctrish
covenant that were written in this book. tradition (comp. marg.). 8 V. 6. water-course of.
And all the people 3 stood to 3 the cove in.

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tents ; lit. as margin. 12 V. 8. (both) that which 4 And the king commanded Hilkiah the stood in...., (and) that which was, Ew. Th. Ke. . high priest, and B the priests of the se 13 V. 10. the Topheth (ie. spitting). H Lit, the cond order B, and the keepers of the door, Molech (i.e. king). So always, ercept 1 Kings 11. 7. to bring forth out of the temple of the 15 V. 11. towards. 16 So De W. after Ralbis; LORD all the vessels that were made for or, porticoes, Ge. (Obscure.) 17 V. 12. So lie.;

or, ran, De W. Ba.-18 V. 13. i.e. east of. ---- 19 deVAR. REND.-5 V. 14. second (part of the city), i.e. strnction. the lower city. Chap. 23.. IV. 3. Or, on the VaR. READ.-V. 8. B satyrs, Gei. (1.) — V. 9. 8 platform; see ch. 11. 14. —2 the. -3 entered into the (priestly) portions, old vs. at St. Petersburg, | De W. Th. Ba.

Gei. (1.) Comp. Neh. 13. 5, Var. Read. —-- V. 11. B VAR. READ.-Chap. 23. V. 4. B the second priest, So Sept. Vulg. Ex. Hi. Th. . Or, that they should te the high priest's deputy, Targ. Th. Gr. (one not come into, Heb. points, De W. — v. 12. B hur. smell letter the less). Comp. ch. 25. 18.

ried them away, Tary. R. D. Kimchi, Th. (pl.)

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CHKI:: tilled their places with the bones of men. him 30. Ex. 23. 24. 15 Moreover the altar that roas at Beth. 30' And his servants carried him in a

pZeek Deut. 7. 3, el, and the high place which Jeroboam chariot dead from Megiddo, and brought 25.

the son of Nebat, who made Israel to him to Jerusalem, and buried him in his + Heb.

sin, bad made, both that altar and the own sepulchre. And the people of the Cruise statues

high place he brake down, and burned land took Jehoahez the son of Josiah, kangela. the high place, and stamped it small to and anointed him, and made him king (kwa 28, 3. powder, and burned the 5 grove.

in his father's stead. 16 And as Josiah turned himself, he 81 || Jehoahaz was twenty and three : Cale! spied the sepulchres that were there in years old when he began to reign; and the mount, and sent, and took the bones he reigned three months in Jerusalem. out of the sepulchres, and burned them And his mother's name tools Hamutal, Jee 21

upon the altar, and polluted it, accord the danghter of Jeremiah of Libnah. ich - 1 Kings 13. ing to the word of the LORD which 32 And he did that which teas evil in the

the man of God proclaimed, who pro- sight of the LORD, according to all that
claimed these words.

his fathers had done.
17 Then he said, What 23 title is that 33 And Pharaoh-nechoh put him in bands

that I see? And the men of the city at Riblah in the land of Hamath, i that sek. 6 i yl Kings 13. told him, It is the sepulchre of the he might not reign in Jerusalem; and 1, 3o.

man of God, which came from Judah, put the land to a tribute of an hun
and proclaimed these things that thou dred talents of silver, and a sl talent of

que hast done against the altar of Beth-el. gold.

18 And he said, Let him alone; let no 34 And Pharaoh-nechoh made Eliakim

man move his bones. So they let his the son of Josiah king in the room of | Heb. bones t alone, with the bones of the Josiah his father, and turned his name to escape. prophet that came out of Samnaria. to Jehoiakim, and took Jehoahaz away:

shred 21 Kiaga 13. 19 And all the houses also of the high and he came to Egypt, and died there 31

e 1 a See 2 Chr. places that were in the cities of Sa.

35 And Jehoiakim gave the silver and 31.6, .

inaria, which the kings of Israel had the gold to Pharaoh ; but he taxed the
made to provoke the LORD to anger, Jo- land to give the money according to the World
siah took away, and did to them accord commandment of Pharaoh: he exacted
ing to all the acts that he had done in the silver and the gold of the people of
Beth-el.

. Jer. 1

the land, of every one according to his bi Kings 13. 20 And he slew all the priests of taxation, to give it unto Pharaoh-nechoh.

Ezek : the high places that were there upon the 36 [Jehoiakim was twenty and five Or. altars, and d burned men's bones upon years old when he began to reign; and ver. 13. Hitrificed. them, and returned to Jerasalem.

he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. cBr. 22.-20. 1 kings 18.

21 And the king commanded all the And his inother's name tous Zebudah, ! Crus.

people, saying, Keep the passover unto the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah. ch. 11. Is.

the LORD your God, as it is written in 37 And he did that tohich was evil in the d 2 Chron. the book of this covenant.

sight of the LORD, according to all that
22 24 Surely , there was not holden such his fathers had done.
2 Chron.
33. 1.

a passover from the days of the judges
that judged Israel, nor in all the days 1 Jenniakim, first subdued by Nebuchadnezzar, then

CHAPTER 21.
Ex. 12. 3.
Lev, 23. 5 of the kings of Israel, nor of tho kings rebelling agruinst him, procureth his oren raa
Nub. 9 2. of Jndah;

5 Jehoiachin succeedeth him. 7 The king v Egypt Deut. 16. 2.

29 But in the eighteenth year of king Jo. is rurquished by the kind of Bathyion. 8 Jekatg 2 Chron. siah, 25 xcherein this passover was holden 25

achin's evil reign. 10 Jerusalem is taken and 35. 19, 19. to the Lord in Jerusalem.

carried captive into Babyl n. 17 Zedekias is cir. 623.

mudu king, and reigreth ill unto the utter de 24 Moreover the workers with familiar His oth

struction of Judah. spirits, and the wizards, and the 26 | im. N a his days Nebuchadnezzar king of IAK A ch. 21. 6. nations that were 28 spied in the land of came his servant three years: then he 1 Or. Judah and in Jerusalem, did Josiah 29 put turned and rebelled against him.

, Gen 31. 12. away 29, that he might perform the words

2 And the LORD sent against him of the law which were written in the bands of the Chaldees, and bands of the i Lev. 19.31.

Jer , &0. 27. book that Hilkiah the pricat found in Syrians, and bands of the Moabites, and

Das 1.1 Deut. 18.11. the house of the LORD.

bands of the children of Ammon, and D. ch. 18. 5. 25 k And like unto him was there no sent them against Judah to destroy it.

king before him, that turned to the LORD according to the word of the LORD,
with all his heart, and with all his soul, which he spake † by his servants the
and with all his might, according to all prophets.
the law of Moses; neither after him a. 3 Surely Bat the commandment 3 of the
rose there any like him.
LORD came thix npon Judah, to remove

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26 Notwithstanding the LORD turned them out of his sight, d for the sins of
not from the fierceness of his great wrath, Manasseh, according to all that he did;
wherewith his anger was kindled against 4. And also for the innocent blood that

& 3. 是 leh. 21. 11, Juda because of all the provocations he shed: for he filled Jernenlem with R. SL. K

that Manasseh had provoked him withal. innocent blood; which the LORD would & 24. 3. 4.

27 And the LORD said, I will remove not pardon. Jer. 15. 1.

Judah also ont of my sight, as I have † Heb.

5 Now the rest of the acts of Jehoia. removed Israel, and will cast off this city kim, and all that he did, are they not mech. 17. 18, Jerusalem which I have chosen, and the written in the book of the chronicles of 20

house of which I said, *My name shall the kings of Judah? &18.11. be there.

6 ! So Jehoiakim slept with his fathers : & 21. 13.

28 Now the rest of the acts of Josiah, and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his sex 2112 #1 Kings 8.

and all that he did, are they not written stead. 2.3. in the book of the chronicles of the kings 7 And , the king of Egypt came not

Jee IS ch. 21. 4, 7. of Judah ?

again any more ont of his land: for Athe 6.0. 29. In his days Pharaoh-nechoh king king of Babylon had taken from the river sve det !

of Egypt went up against the king of of Egypt unto the river Euphrates all 35. 20.

Assyria to the river Euphrates: and king that pertained to the king of Egypt. VAR. REND.-21 v. 14. pillars.

22 Asherahs. VaR. REND.-30 V. 29. i.e. at the beginning of the 23 V. 17. tombstone.- - ** V. 29. For.-----25 V. 23. was battle. — 31 V. 33. fine. Chap. 24. IV. 7. torti this passover holden. 26 V. 24. teraphim.

VaR. READ.--Chap. 24. V. 3. B on account of the on ch. 21. 11. - 26 seen. — extinguish,

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598. reigned in Jerusalem three months. And 4 And the city was broken 2 his mother's narne ucas Nehushta, the all the men of war 3 fled by night by

c Jer. 39.2. daughter of El-nathan of Jerusalem. the way of the gate between two walls, & 52. 7, &c. iChr.3. 16.

9 And he did that rohich was evil in the which 5 is by the king's garden : (now And Combia, sight of the LORD, according to all that the Chaldees were against the city round Jer. 23. 24, his father had done.

about:) and the king went the way to a Jer. 39. 4 10 . At that time the servants of Ne- ward the plain.

& 52.7 il Ch. 36. buchadnezzar king of Babylon came up 5 And the army of the Chaldees pursued Exek, 12.12.

against Jerusalem, and the city % was after the king, and overtook him in the k Dan. 1, 1. besieged

7 plains of ? Jericho: and all his army 11 And Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon were scattered from him.

came against the city, and his servants 6 So they took the king, and brought him 1 Jes. 24. 1. did besiege it. up to the king of Babylon to Riblah; ch. 23. 33.

Jer. 52, 9. 12 And Jehoiachin the king of Judah and they 8t gave judgment 8 upon him.

Heb spake L2.17.12. went out to the king of Babylon, he, and 7 And they slew the sons of Zedekiah

judgment his mother, and his servants, and his before his eyes, and + put out the eyes with him. princes, and his 3 | officers: mand the king of Zedekiah, and bound him with fetters

1 Heb. made - We had of Babylon * took him in the eighth of brass, and carried him to Babylon. Bhind. είχε μέ year of his reign. 8 [ And in the fifth month, 9 on the Jer. 39.7.

Esek.12.13 year, 13 P And he carried out thence all the seventh day of the month, which is der. 1. treasures of the house of the LORD, and the nineteenth year of king Nebuchad. See Jer.52.

12-14. Seech 25. the treasures of the king's house, and nezzar king of Babylon, came Nebuzar.

h ver. 27. 1 cut in pieces all the vessels of gold adan, || captain of the guard, a servant

See eh. 24. See der 19. which Solomon king of Israel had made of the king of Babylon, into Jerusalem : 12,

in the temple of the LORD, 'as the LORD 9 h And he burnt the house of the LORD, Jer, 39... had said.

I and the king's house, and all the houses Or, ching SDS 14 And he carried away all Jerusalem, of Jerusalem, and every

marshal. great man's

*2 Chr. 36. and all the princes, and all the mighty house burnt he with fire.

19. der. 29. S. men of valour, 'eren ten thousand cap 10 And all the army of the Chaldees,

Ps. 79.1. • Jer. 2.1 tives, and all the craftsmen and smiths : that were with the captain of the guard, 1 Jer. 39. 8. I See Jer. 52

remained, save the poorest sort 2 brake down the walls of Jerusalem Amos 2.5. of the people of the land. round abont.

m Neh. 1 3. 15 And y he carried away Jehoiachin to 11 * Now the rest of the people that were

Jer, 52. 14. Babylon, and the king's mother, and the left in the city, and the + fugitives that Jer. 39. 9. ich 25. 12.

& 32. 5. king's wives, and his officers, and the fell away to the king of Babylon, with 2 Chr. 36 mighty of the land, those carried he into the remnant of the multitude, did Nebu. Heb fallen

away. 10 captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon. zar-adan the captain of the guard carry

16 And all the men of might, even seven away.
thousand, and craftsmen and smiths a 12 But the captain of the guard left

och. 24. 14.

Jer. 39. 10. thousand, all that were strong and apt of the poor of the land to be vinedressers

& 40. 7. for war, even them the king of Babylon and husbandmen.

& 32. 16. Se det sa. bronght captive to Babylon.

13 And P the pillars of brass that were p. ch. 20. 17.

Jer. 27. 19, 17 i And the king of Babylon made in the house of the LORD, and the

22 Mattaniah his father's brother king in bases, and the brasen sea that was in

& 52. 17. &c. Je $.1. his stead, and changed his name to the house of the LORD, did the Chaldees

91 Kiuga 7. DI s. s. Zedekiah break in pieces, and carried the brass of

15. 18 - Zedekiah was twenty and one years them to Babylon.

1 Kings 7. 2 Chr. 36

old when he began to reign, and he 14 And 'the pots, and the shovels, and 27. reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And the snuffers, and the spoons, and all the kings 7.

his mother's name toas • Hamutal, the vessels of brass wherewith they minis* Ch34. 4. daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.

tered, took they away.

1 Ex. 27. 3. 19 1 And he did that which toas evil in 15 And the 10 firepans, and the bowls,

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45, 50. da 5.1.

the sight of the LORD, according to all and such things as trere of gold, in gold.
that Jehoiakim had done.

and of silver, in silver, the captain of Tech 3 31.

20 For through the anger of the LORD the guard took away.

* it came to pass in Jerusalem and Ju 16 The two pillars, tone sea, and the 1 Heb, the 12 Cor. 3

dah, until he had cast them out from bases which Solomon had made for the

his presence, 59 that_Zedekiah 5 rebelled house of the LORD ; the brass of all - 1 Kings 7. $Ch. 36. against the king of Babylon.

these vessels was without weight.

17 The height of the one pillar tas * 1 Kings 7. CHAPTER 25.

JS.
1 Jerusalem is besieged.
4 Zedekiah taken, his cighteen cubits, and the chapiter upon

Jer. 52. 21.
suns sain, his eyes put out. 8 Nebuzar-adan it was brass : and the height of the chapi.
de face!h the city, earrieth the remnant, excepe ter B three cubits; and 11 the wreathen
e les poor labourers, into cuprivity, 13 spoileth work ii, and pomegranates upon
and carrieth away the treasures. 18 The nobles chapiter round about, all of brass : and
are slain at Riblah 22 Gedaliuh, who was set like unto these had the second pillar Jer. 52. 24,
over then that remained, being slain, the rest
Res into Egypt, 29 Evil-merodach adounceth y with wreathen work y.
Jehoiachin in his court.
18 ! ! And the captain of the guard took • ? Chr. 6.14.

Ezra 7.1. ND it came to pass in the ninth Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah

a Jer. 21. 1. 12 the second priest 12, and the three & 29. 25. in the tenth day of the month, that Ne keepers of the † door :

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19 And out of the city he took 13 threshold buchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he,

and all his host, against Jerusalem, and Lt. 1. pitched against it, and they built forts VAR. REND.-- V. 4. into.-3 (Should be in italice, against it ronnd about.

instead of war'.) 4 the two

6 AráAnd the city was besieged unto the bah. 7 V. 5. parts of the Arábah about. -8 V, 6. eleventh year of king Zedekiah.

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held session.'V. 13. Rother, copper. (So through3 And on the ninth day of the fourth out). 10 v. 15. Or, snuffdishes (see 1 Kings 50). month the famine prevailed in the city,

11 V. 17. lattice. - 12 v. 18. So De W. Th. See

on ch. 29. 4. Or, a priest of the second order, Ke. VAR REXD. - V. 10. Lit. came into a state of . - 13 V. 19. & courtier.

so in ch. 25. 2. - 3. 12. courtiers ; lit. eu VAR. READ.-Chap. 25. V. 8. B tenth, Th. . Gr. me * V. 20. i.e. the evil-doing of Zedekiah. (after Jer. 52. 12). — V. 17. B five (after Jer. 52. 22, Put full stop.

And Zedekiah. -- Chap. 25. 1 Kings 7. 16). y Lit. on the lattice-work, Th.11. S. was eore (as Jer. 52. 6).

(Fragment of the verse in Jeremiah (ch. 52. 23). VAR. READ.-7. 8. B eight, Hi. Be. (after 2 Chr. which closes with the words, 'on the lattice round

about.')

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1 CHRONICLES, 1.

The sons of Sken.
Before I officer 13 that was set over the men of 14 to be 14 the servants of the Chaldees :
CHRIST

war, and five men of them that t were dwell in the land, and serve the king of CHF15? 588

in the king's presence, which were found Babylon , and it shall be well with you. 1 Or,

in the city, and the principal scribe of 25 But I it came to pass in the seventh curuch. the host, which mustered the people of month, that Ishmael the son of Netha le tl.12 b See Jer. 32 the land, and threescore men of the peo- niah, the son of Elishama, of the seed 35.

ple of the land that were found in the troyal, came, and ten men with him, and Hesha + Heb. sau city :

smote Gedaliah, that he died, and the the king's

20 And Nebuzar-adan captain of the Jews and the Chaldees that were with Ein l. 14.

guard took these, and brought them to him at Mizpah. 1 Or. scribe the king of Babylon to Riblah :

26 And all the people, both small and of the nap- 21 And the king of Babylon smote them, great, and the captains of the armies, tain of the

and slew them at Riblah in the land of arose, and came to Egypt: for they were yle.4: host.

Hamath. • So Judah was carried away afraid of the Chaldees.
Lev. 26.33.
Deut. 28.
out of their land.

27 ^ And it came to pass in the seven 31, 61 22." And as for the people that re- and thirtieth year of the captivity of Je. Jer. 31. ch 23. 27 mained in the land of Judah, whom Nebu- hoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth dJer. 10. 5.

chadnezzar king of Babylon had left, even month, on the seven and twentieth day
over them he made Gedaliah the son of of the month, that Evil-merodach king of

Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, ruler. Babylon in the year that he began to
Jer. 40.7,

23 And when all the captains of the reign did lift up the head of Jehoiachin
armies, they and their men, heard that king of Judah out of prison;
the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah 28 And he spake + kindly to him, and set
governor, there came to Gedaliah to Miz- his throne above the throne of the kings
pah, even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, that were with him in Babylon;
and Johanan the son of Careah, and Se- 29 And 15 changed his prison garments :
rajah the son of Tanbumeth the Neto. and he did seat bread continually before
phathite, and Jaazaniah the son of a him all the days of his life.
Maachathite, they and their men.

30 And his allowance was a continual
24 And Gedaliah sware to them, and to allowance given him of the king, a daily
their men, and said unto them, Fear not I rate for every day, all the days of his life.

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18 And Arphaxad begat Shelah, and SheCHRIST 1 Adam's line to Noah 5 The sons of Japheth, 8lah begat Eber.

CHKIAI 4WI, &c. The sons of Ham. 17 The sons of Siem. 24 Siem's

19 And unto Eher were born two sons ;
line to Abraham. *9 Ishmael's sons. 32 The sons
of Keturah. 34 The posterity of Abraham bory

the name of the one was y Peleg; because
Esau 43 The kings of Edom. 31 The dukes or in his days the earth was divided : and
Edom.

his brother's name was Joktan. a Gen. 4. 25, ADAM, Sheth, Enosh,

20 And A Joktan begat Almodad, and 26 A ? Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered,

Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, & 5. 3, 9. 3 Henoch. Methuselah, Lamech,

21 Hadoram also, and Uzal, and Diklah, 4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

29 And Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba,
1 Gen. 10. 2, 5 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and 23 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab.

Magog, and Madai, and 1 Javan, and Tu- | All these were the sons of Joktan.
bal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
24 Shem. Arphaxad, Shelah,

i Gen. 11 10 6 And the sons of Gomer; Ashchenaz, 25 Eber, Peleg, Reu, O Di. and | Riphath, and Togarmah.

26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,

Lok. 33 phalae it

7 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and 27 ! Abram; the same is Abraham. I in some

28 The sons of Abraham; 2 Tarshish, 3 Kittim, and B Dodanim.

Isaac, and copies . Or. Roda

84 The sons of Ham; Cush, and Miz- * Ishmael. nin. AC- raim, Put, and Canaan.

29 These are their generations: The cording to 9 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Ha- • first born of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then. Gen x vilah, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sah. Kedar, and Adboel, and Mibsam,

11, 15. copies.

techa. c Gen. 10 6.

And the sons of Raamah; Sheba, 30 Mishma, and Dumah, Massa, i Hadad, Gea 13 and Dedan.

and Tema, d Gen, 10.8, 10 And Cushd begat Nimrod : he began 81 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These Tor, Himare 13, &c. to be mighty upon the earth.

are the sons of Ishmael.
11 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Ana- 32 | Now p the sons of Keturah, Abra

cir. Is mim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, ham's concubine: she bare Zimran, and Gen

12 And Pathrusim, and Carluhim, (of Jokohan, and Medan, and Midian, and e Deut, 2, 23. whom came * the Philistines“,) and • Caph. Ishbak, and Shuah. And the sons of Jok. thorim.

shan; Sheba, and Dedan. Gen. 10.15, 13 And I Canaan begat Zidon his first- 33. And the sons of Midian; Ephah, and born, and Heth,

Epher, and Henoch, and Abida, and El-
14 The Jebusite also, and the Amorite, daah. All these are the sons of Koturah.
and the Girgashite,
34 And, Abraham begat Isaac. The Gen 2

S.
15 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and sons of Isaac ; Esau and Israel.
the Sinite,

35 The sons of Esan; Eliphaz, Reuel,
16 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and Jeush, and Jaalain, and Korah.
and the Hamathite.

36 The sons of Eliphaz; Teman, and le g Gen. 10 22

17 . The sons of 9 Shem; Elam, and Omar, | Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and 10: Irib *Il.lu. Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lnd, and A. Timna, and Amalek.

Gen. 36. 21 Or, Mask, ram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and 37 The sons of Reuel; Nahath, Zerah, Gen. 10. 13. 5 Meshech.

Shammah, and Mizzah.

39 And 'the sons of Seir: Lotan, and Gen. VAR. Rend.- 14V. 24. because of. 15 V. 29. he Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Di. 107. (Jehoiachin changed. Chap. 1. 1. 5. i.e. Greece. shon, and Ezar, and Dishan.

* V. 7. i.e. Tartessus.---31.2. Cyprus. * V. 12. 39 And the sons of Lotan; Hori, and Heb. Philistim. ---S v. 17. Called Mash in Gen. 10.'y Homam: and Timna wax Lotan's pister, or in 23 (where Sept. reads Meshech).

10 The song of Shobal; Alian, and Ma. VAR. Read. --Chap. 1. V.7. B Rodanim (i.e. Rho- nahath, and Ebal, Shephi, and Onam.

Sepan, dians), common Heb, text, Sept.

And the sons of Zibeon; Aiah, and Anah,

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