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Parable of troo eagles and a nine. Before and in her daughters, neither did she A great eagle with great wings, long. Belan CHRIST søstrengthen the hand of the poor and winged, full of feathers, which had distra CERISE! needy.

colours, came unto Lebanon, and touk b Gen. 13. 50 And they were haughty, and com. the highest branch of the cedar :

mitted abomination before me: therefore 4 He cropped off the top of his young &18. 20.

I took them away 40 B as I saw good B +0. twigs, and carried it into a land of trai. thet 19. 5.

51 Neither hath Samaria committed half fick; he set it in a city of merchants. c Gen. 19.

of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied 5 He took also of the seed of the land, Kingad

thine abominations more than they, and and planted it in a fruitful field; be hones por d Jer. 3. 11. d hast justified thy sisters in all thine placed it by great waters, and set it as Matt. 12, abominations which thou hast done.

a willow tree. 52 Thou also, which hast judged "I thy 6 And it grew, and became s spreading best

. & i, 1 sisters, bear thine own shame for thy rine of low stature, I whose branches sing that thon hast committed more turned toward him, and the roots tuere. abominable than they: they are more of % were under him: so it became a vine, righteous than thou: yea, be thou con- and brought forth branches, and shot founded also, and bear thy shame, in forth sprigs.

that thou hast justified thy sisters. 7 There was also another great eagle See Isai. 1. 53 When I shall bring again their cap- with great wings and many feathers : and,

tivity, the captivity of Sodom and her behold, I this vine did bend her roots to-ifre & ver. 60,

daughters, and the captivity of Samaria | ward him, and shot forth her branches
Jer. 20. 16. and her daughters, then B will I bring toward him, that he might water it by

again the captivity of thy captives in the furrows 8 of her plantation.
the midst of them :

8 It was planted in a good soil by + Hleb, feld.
54 That thou mayest bear thine own great waters, that it might bring forth
shame, and mayest be confounded in *2 branches, and that it might bear fruit,

all that thou hast done, in that thou that it might be a goodly vine. gch. 14. 22, art 9 a comfort unto them.

9 Say thou, Thus saith the Lord God; 55 When thy sisters, Sodom and her Shall it prosper : ishall he not pull up olana. daughters, shall return to their former the roots thereof, and cut off the fruit

estate, and Samaria and her daughters thereof, that it wither? - it shall witber * Heb. for a

shall return to their former estate, then in all the leaves of her spring, even stb. report, or,

thou and thy daughters shall return to out great power or many people to pluck hearing your former estate.

it pp by the roots thereof. Heb.

56 For thy sister Sodom was not 10 Yea, behold, being planted, shall it pride, or, excellencies.

13+ mentioned by 13 thy mouth in the day prosper? hghall it not utterly wither, le 11 k 2 Kings 16. of thy + pride,

when the east wind toucheth it: it shall Bus & 57 Before thy wickedness was discover wither in the furrows where it grew. 2 Chr. 28. ed B, as at the time of thy B reproach of 11 5 Moreover the word of the LORD Isai. 7.1.

the daughters of † Syria, and all that are came unto me, saying. & 14. 28. round about her, the daughters of the 12 Say now to the rebellious house, lick! # Heb. Philistines, which despise thee round Know ye not what these things mean!!! Aram. about.

them, Behold, *the king of Babylon ister! i ver. 27 58 Thou hast borne 14 thy lewdness

come 6 to Jerusalem, and hath taken the 1 Or, spoil. and thine abominations, saith the LORD. king thereof, and the princes thereof, and! I ch. 23. 49. 59 For thus saith the Lord God; I will led them with him to Babylon : + Heb

even deal with thee as thou hast done, is ' And 7 hath taken 7 of the king's seed, tips berar them

which hast Idespised "the oath in break- and made a covenant with him, - and a Ich. 17. 13, 16 ing the covenant.

7 hath + taken 7 an oath of him: he hath or in Deut. 29.

60 Nevertheless I will * remember my also taken the mighty of the land : 1%, 14

covenant with thee in the days of thy 14 That the kingdom might be base, Ps. 106. youth, and I will establish unto thee .an that it might not lift itself ap, tosta 45. everlasting covenant.

that by keeping of his covenant it might **! Jer. 32. 10. 61 Then Pthou shalt remember thy ways, stand. & SO. 5.

and be ashamed, when thou shalt receive 15 But he rebelled against him in send. 1 Bet peh. 20. 13. 36. 31.

thy sisters, thine elder and thy younger: ing his ambassadors into Egypt, that Isai. 54. 1.

and I will give them unto thee for they might give him horses and much

9 daughters, 45' but not by *thy covenant. people. Shall he prosper? shall be es! Gal. 4. 26, 62 · And I will establish my covenant cape that doeth such things ! or shall he #

with thee; and thou shalt know that I break the covenant, and be delivered: Jer. 31. 31, am :

" That thou mayest 'remember, and be in the place where the king dvelliti tha: • Hosea 2. 19. 20.

confounded, "and never open thy mouth made him king, whose oath he despised. 19 t ver. 61.

any more becanse of thy shame, when I and whose covenant he brake, eten we det! Rom. 3.

am pacified toward thee for all that thou him in the midst of Babylon he shall die. Te hast done, saith the Lord God,

17 . Neither shall Pharaoh CHAPTER 17.

mighty army and great company make
1 Under the paradle of two ragies and a rine, for him in the war, 'by casting up

11 is shered God's judgment upon Jerusul-m mounts, and building forts, to cut off mans viss
for rerolling from Babylon to Egypt. God persons :
promiseth to plant the codar of the pospol.

18 Seeing he despised the oath by break. 03. cir. 594. mesaving

done all these things
2 Son of man, put forth & riddle, and he shall not escape.
speak a parable unto the house of Israel; 19 Therefore thus saith the Lord God:
3 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; As I live, surely mine oath that he hath

despised, and my covenant that he hath VaR. REND.-39 V. 49. take hold of. - V. 50. So broken, even it will I recompense upon coon as I saw it. See Gen. 18. 21. - 11 v. 52. Or, i his own head. in that thou hast protected, Hi. (ironically, viz. by 20 And I wil -spread my net upon him, *** meriting all the punishment herself). --- 4 v. 51. ashained for.--4 V. 56. a le son in, . Ke.; (was VAR. Rexd.-Chap. 17. IV. 6. to the end is not thy sister Sodom) a moral in ...? Hi. He. branches shonld turn. be. Ti fra * V. 58. must bear. -* V. 61. though they be not beds, V. 9. all her fresh-spronting lear* of, Klie. Ke; but not because of, . Hi. Ero. wither; neither with great power and many

VAR. READ. – Chap. 16. V. 50. B as thou sawest, shall any be able to lift it up again oli Aq. Symm. Theod. Vulg. Ew. (pl.) --- V. 53. B will í Ke, ----S v. 11. And. --Or. 12. bring again, Sept. Vulg. Hi. Ex. - V. 57. B as now, took. -8 v. 12. to himself (68. 4, 6). to be the, Sept. Vulg. Hi. Ex.

took also.


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sour grapes reproved. Pefore and he shall be taken in my snare, and eyes to the sidols, hath * committed abo Before

CHRIST CHRIST I will bring him to Babylon, and y will mination, cir. 04.

594 plead with him there for his 10 trespass 13 Hath given forth upon usury, and ch > 36 that he hath trespassed 10 against me.

hath taken increase : shall he then live?. ch.8.6.17. .ch. 12. 14. 21 And all his B fugitives with all his he shall not live: he hath done all these

. Lev. 20.9, bands shall fall by the sword, and they abominations ; he shall surely die; his

11, 12, 13, that remain shall be scattered toward allt blood shall be upon him.

16, 27. winds : and ye shall know that I the 14 ! Now, lo, if he beget & son, that ch. 3. 18. LORD have spoken it. seeth all his father's sing which he hath & 33. .

Acts 18. 6. 22 ? Thus saith the Lord God; 11 I will done, 7 Band considereth ß?, and doeth

+ Heb. alusi. 11. 1. also 11 tako of the highest a branch of the not such like,

bloods. Jer 23. S. high cedar, and will set it; I will crop 15 p That hath not eaten upon the mounZech. 3.

p ver. 6, &c. off from the top of his young twigs a tains, neither hath lifted up his eyes to blat 53. 2.

tender one, and will plant it upon an the Widols of the house of Israel, hath P. 2. 6. high mountain and eminent :

not defiled his neighbour's wife, & Isai. 2.2, 23 - In the mountain of the height of 16 Neither bath oppressed any, thath + Heb. hata

Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring not 8 withholden the 8 pledge, neither hath Het pleged ch. 20 40

the plediye Xosh 4.1 forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a spoiled by * violence, but hath given his

or, takou to Ser ch. si. goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell bread to the hungry, and hath covered

pledge. all fowl of every wing; in the shadow the naked with a garment, Das. 4. 13. of the branches thereof shall they dwell. 17 That hath taken off his hand from

24 And all the trees of the field shall B the poor p, that hath not received usury (Lake 1. 52. know that I the LORDS have brought nor increase, hath executed my judg

down the high tree, have exalted the low ments, hath walked in my statutes; he

tree, have dried up the green tree, and shall not die for the iniquity of his faseb. 22. 14. have made the dry tree to flourish: yI ther, he shall surely live. the LORD have spoken and have done it. 18 As for his father, because he cruelly

oppressed, spoiled his brother by *vio-

lence, and did that which is not good
1 God reproveth the unjust parable of sour grapes.
6 He shereth hm he dealeth with a just father: die 10 in his iniquity.

among his people, lo, even a he shall 9 ch. 3. 18.
10 with a wicked son a just father: 14 with a
Just son of a wicked fathir: 19 with a wicked 19 Yet bay ye, 11 Why? " doth 11 not the Ex. 20. 5.
man repenting : 24 with a just man rerolling. son 12 bear the iniquity of the father? Deut. 5. 9.
35 Ile defendeth his justice, 31 and exhorteth to When the son hath done that which is

kings 23. repentance.

lawful and right, and hath kept all my & 24. 3, 4. ΤΗ

HE word of the LORD came unto me statutes, and hath done them, he shall
again, saying,

surely live.
2 What mean ye, that ye use this proverb 20. The soul that rinneth, it shall die. 1 ver. 4.

I concerning the land of Israel, saying, The son shall not 12 bear the iniquity of . Deut. 24. Jer. 12 The « fathers have eaten rour grapes, the father, neither shall the father 19 bear

16. HA. and the children's teeth are set on edge: the iniquity of the son: the righteous

2 Kings 14.

6. 3 A8 I live, saith the Lord God, ye shall ness of the righteous shall be upon him,

2 Chr. 25. 4. not have occasion any more to use this and the wickedness of the wicked shall Jer. 31.), proverb in Israel.

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be upon him. Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul Bom. 6. 23

21 But y if the wicked will turn from «leni. 3. 10,

11. 1 Heb of the father, so also the soul of the son all his sins that he hath committed, and

#Rom. 2. 3. is mine : the soul that sinneth, it shall keep all my statutes, and do that which die.

y ver 27

is lawful and right, he shall surely live, ch. 33. 12, ca. 22 9. 5 But if a man be just, and do † that he shall not die.

19. 4 Lev. 19. $. which is lawful and right,

22 · All his transgressions that he hath .ch. 33. 16. 6 And hath not eaten upon the moun. committed, they shall not be mentioned Lex IS. 19 2018

tains, neither hath lifted up his eyes to unto him : 10 in his righteousness that he ks 2 21

the 3 idols of the house of Israel, neither hath done he shall live. Lee, 19.15

hath d defiled his neighbour's wife, nei. 23 - Have I any pleasure at all that the a ver. 32 & 25. 14. ther hath come near to a menstruous wicked should die? saith the Lord God; ch. 33. 11. K.. 22. 22 woman,

and not that he should return from his

I Tim. 3. 4. Deut 24.

2 Pet. 3. 9. 7 And hath not ! oppressed any, but hath ways, and live? 12, 13 A Dest. 15. 7.

restored to the debtor his pledge, hath 24 ( But when the righteous turneth beb. 3. 20

spoiled none by 4 violence, hath given away from his righteonsness, and com. & 33. 12, 13, I st. 58.7. his bread to the hungry, and hath co- mitteth iniquity, and doeth according to

18. vered the naked with a garment;

all the abominations that the wicked man 8 He that hath not given forth upon doeth, shall he live? “Al his righteous. c 2 Pet. 2.20 Los usury, neither hath taken any increase, ness that he hath done shall not be

that hath withdrawn his hand from ini- mentioned: 10 in his 13 trespass that he Deat. 23.19. quity, "hath executed true judgment be- hath trespassed 13, and 10 in his sin that Neh. 5. 7. tween man and man,

he hath sinned, 20 in them shall he die. P. 15 S.

9 Hath walked in my statutes, and hath 25 Yet ye say, The way of the Lord & ver. 29. Deut. 1. 16 Leh. 8. 16. kept my judgments, to deal truly; he is is not equal. Hear now, 0 house of Is

ch. 33. 17,

20. Ich n. 11.

just, he shall surely' 'live, saith the Lord rael; Is not my way equal? are not your
Ames 5. 4.

ways unequal ?
10 ( If he beget a gon that is a 5 | robber, 26 When a righteous man turneth away

e ver. 24. 3 shedder of blood, and that doeth from his righteousness, and committeth

€ the like to any one of these things, iniquity, and dieth 14 in them 14; for his 21. 31. 12

11 And that doeth not any of those iniquity that he hath done shall he die. Nu 33.

dutier, but even hath eaten upon the 27 Again, when the wicked man turneth / rer. 21.
mountains, and defiled his neighbour's away from his wickedness that he hath

committed, and doeth that which is law. that does

19 Hath oppressed the poor and needy, ful and right, he shall 15 save his soul bu brether

hath spoiled by *violence, hath not re- alive. ther. stored the pledge, and hath lifted up his

VAR. REND.-7 V. 14. yea, seeth. -8 V. 16. taken VAR. RexD.-10 F. 20. unfaithfulness that he hath in. —'y. 18. fellow-tribesmen (Lev. 19. 16). committed. 11 F. 22. I also will.-Chap. 18. IV. 2. 10 V8. 18, 22, 24. for. — Il v. 19. Why doth. in.---.2 do eat,-_-3Vr. 6, 12, 15. idol-blocks (or, doll- 12 V8. 19, 20. bear in (i.e. bear part of ; Num. 11. 17). images). * Vx. 7, 12, 16, 18. robbery. (Lev. 6. 4). — 13 V. 24. unfaithfulness that he hath committed.

37. 10. man of violence, 6 only, . Hi. 1V. 26. therefore. 15 V. 27. keep. Ev. Ke.

VAR. READ.--Chap. 18. 1. 14. B and feareth, Sept. Var. READ.-Chap. 17. V. 21. B chosen ones, MSS. Vulo. (pts.) -V. 17. B (withdrawn his hand from) Targ. Pesh. Van Gilse, Ew. Hi.

iniquity (v. 8), Sept. Èw. Hi.

20. 10.

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Lamentation for the princes of Israel. EZEKIEL, 19, 20.

The story Before 28 Because he 161 considereth, and turn- rods were broken and withered; the fire CHRIST eth away from all his transgressions that consumed 10 them.


he hath committed, he shall surely live, 13 And now she is planted in the wil.
he shall not die.

derness, in a dry and thirsty, ground. A ver. 25, 29 Yet saith the honse of Israel, The 14 P And fire is gone out ll of a rod of sp.

way of the Lord is not equal. O house her 11 branches, which hath devoured her
of Israel, are not my ways equal: are fruit, so that she hath no strong rod to

Fleet not your ways unequal ?

be a sceptre to rule. 4 This is a laments ich. 7. 3. 30 i Therefore I will judge you, O house tion, and 12 shall be for 12 a lamentation. & 33. 20. of Israel, every one according to his

CHAPTER 20. * Matt. 3. 3. ways, saith the Lord God. * Repent, and

turn yourselves from all your transgres- 1 God refuseth to be consulted by the elden
: 0r,others. sions;
17 so iniquity shall not be your

Israel 5 De ahewrth the story of their rebellion
in Egypt, 10 in the roilaerness, 7 oud in the

land. 33 He promiseth en gather them by the se 1 Ephe.. 4. 31 Cast away from you all your trans- peh 45 Under the name of a forest ke kota 22, 23.

gressions, whereby ye have transgressed; the destruction of Jerusalem. - Jer. 32. 39. ch. 11. 19.

a a new & 36. 36.

year, in the fifth month, the tenth • Lan. 3. 33. Israel?

day of the month, that a certain of the 32 For "I have no pleasure in the death elders of Israel came to enquire of the sea ch 33. 11.

of him that dieth, saith the Lord GOD : Lord, and sat before me. 2 Pet. 3. 9. 1 Or, others. wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye. 2 Then came the word of the LORD tinto 10 pund

me, saying, CHAPTER 19.

3 Son of man, speak into the elders of: LA lamentation for the princes of Israel, under Israel, and say unto them, Thus saith the parable of lions' whelps taken in 1 pic, 10 the Lord God; Are ye come to enquire and for Jerusalem, under the parable of a of me? As I live, saith the Lord GOD, roasted vine.

I will not be enquired of by you.

4. Wilt thou 1 . judge them, son of man. #eh. 26. 17. tation for the princes of Israel, wilt thou judge them ? cause then to

ort 27.). 2 And say,

Er What is thy mother? A know the abominations of their fathers : lioness: she lay down among lions, she 5 ( And say unto them, Thus saith the nourished her whelps among young lions. Lord God; In the day when I chose

3 And she brought up one of her Israel, and lifted up mine hand unto , 22 b ver. 6. whelps : \it became a young lion, and it the seed of the house of Jacob, and it 2 Kings 23. I learned to catch the prey; it devoured made myself | known unto them in the 31, 32. men.

land of Egypt, when I lifted up mine 4 1 The nations also heard of him; he hand onto them, saying, 'I am the LORD less

was taken in their pit, and they brought your God; € 2 Kings 23. him with chains unto the land of Egypt. 61 In the day that I lifted up mine 33

5 Now when she saw that 3B she had hand unto them, Ato bring them forth 2 Chr. 36. 4. Jer. 22. 11,

waited B, and her hope 3 was lost, then of the land of Egypt into a land that I 12.

she took danother of her whelps, and had espied for them, flowing with milk d 2 Kings 23. made him a young lion.

and honey, which is the glory of all 6 • And he went up and down among lands : ¢ Jer. 22. 13 the lions, he became a young lion, and 7 Then said I unto them, *Cast yea -17.

learned to catch the prey, and devoured way every man 'the abominations of his 1 ver. 3.

eyes, and defile not yourselves with the 1 Or, their

7 And he B' knew their desolate pa- 2 idols of Egypt: I am the LORD your widows. laces • B, and he laid waste their cities; God.

and the land was desolate, and the ful. 8 But they rebelled against me, and 12

ness thereof, by the noise of his roaring. would not hearken unto me: they did 9 2 Kings 24. 8 9 Then the nations set against him on not every man cast away the abomina

every side from the provinces, and spread tions of their eyes, neither did they for la ver. 4. their net over him : he was taken in sake the ? idols of Egypt: then I said, their pit.

I will " pour out my fury upon them, to 42 Chr. 36 6. 9. And they put him in ward ! in accomplish my anger against them in the

Jer. 22, 18. 2 chains, and brought him to the king midst of the land of Egypt.
1 Or, of Babylon: they brought him into holds. 9 But I wrought for my name's sake.
is hooke.

that his voice shonld no more be heard that it should not be polluted before the keh. 6. 2. upon the mountains of Israel.

heathen, among whom they were, in whisse

PVC Ich. 17. 6. 10 & Thy mother 5 is like a vine l in sight I made myself known unto them.

Or, in tay thy blood 6 planted by the waters : she in bringing them forth out of the land quietnes,

m fruitful and full of branches by of Egypt. or, in thy reason of many waters.

10 Wherefore IP caused them to go inhenen Deut. 8. 7,

11 And she had Bstrong rods B 7 for the forth out of the land of Egypt, and

sceptres of them that bare rule, and her brought them into the wilderness. * So ch.31.3. astature was exalted among the thick 11 . And I gave them my statutes, and Dan. 4. 11. branches, and 10 she appeared in her t shewed them my judgments, which v

height with the multitude of her branches. a man do, he shall even live 3 in the .ch, 17. 10. 12 But she was plucked up in fury, she 12 Moreover also I gave them my

*RahHosea 13

was cast down to the ground, and the baths, to be a sign between me and
"east wind dried up her fruit : her strong them that they might know that I *as

the LORD that sanctify them.
VAR. REND.-16 V. 28. Seeth. -17 V, 30. Or, that 13 But the house of Israel 'rebelled a.
it be not to you a stumblingblock of (=unto, ini-gainst me in the wilderness: they walked
qnity, Hi. Ke - Chan. 19. IV. 4. And the nations. not in my statutes, and they despised

- Vå. 1, 9. hooks Isa. 37. 29). 3 V. 5. her hope my judgments, which is a man do, be failed, and, llä. ke. (after Euc.) * V. 7. knew his shall eren live 3 in them; and my sal palaces, Schrö. Currey. Or, knew their widows, . baths they greatly * polluted: then I said, '7*** Ke.

SV. 10. was. & in the time of) thy rest, I would pour out my fury upon them in . Ke. ----V. 11. (growing up) into. 8 lieb. its the y wilderness, to consume them. or, his). high among the clouds. —

14 . But I wrought for my name's sake.l.* 12. Web. it.

VAR. READ. - Chap. 19. V. 5. B he was banished VAR. RExp. -11 v. 14. Or, from her rod_of. 5 from her, Sept. Hi. (1.)- V. 7. B destroyed (rather, E. -- 12 is become. Chap. 20. II. 6. Esed: brought evil to, Ps. 74. 3] their palaces, Targ. Aq: that day. -2. tr. 7, 8, 16, 18, 24,

31. S Honb. Exc. Henderson (1.). --V, 11. B a strong rod, blocks or, doll.images). 3 T. ii. S hr Sept. lli.

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God's gracious promise. Before that it should not be polluted before the ye make yonr sons to pass through the Before CHRIST heathen, in whose sight I brought them fire, ye pollute yourselves with all your

CHRIST cir. 393.

cir. 593. out.

2 idols, even unto this day: and "shall I . Xus. 14. 15 Yet also I lifted up my hand unto be enquired of by you, o house of Israel: 2 ver. 3.

them in the wilderness, that I would not A8 I live, saith the Lord God, I will not Ps. 95 11.

bring them into the land which I had be enquired of by you.

given them, flowing with milk and honey, 32 And that a which cometh into your a ch. 11. 5. & ver. 6. which is the glory of all lands;

mind shall not be at all, that ye say, erer. 13, 24. 16 · Because they despised my judgments, We will be as the heathen, as the fami

and walked not in my statutes, but pol lies of the countries, to serve wood and X. 15. luted my sabbaths : for their heart went stone.

after their 2 idols. P. 78. 37.

33 | 48 I live, saith the Lord GOD, Amos 5.25.

17 • Nevertheless mine ege spared them surely with a mighty hand, and with a • Jer. 21. 5.
from destroying them, neither did I make stretched out arm, and with fury poured
an end of them in the wilderness.

out, will I l rule over you:
18 But I said unto their children in the 34 And I will bring you out from the
wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes 12 people, and will gather you out of the
of your fathers, neither observe their judg. countries wherein ye are scattered, with
ments, nor defile yourselves with their a mighty hand, and with a stretched out
2 idols :

arm, and with fury poured out. Deat. 3.32 19 I am the LORD your God; I walk in 35 And I will bring you into the wilder33. * 6,5 7. my statutes, and keep my judgments, and ness of the 12 people, and there will I e Jer. 2.9, do them; plead with you face to face.

35. 20 . And hallow my sabbaths; and they 36 Like as I pleaded with your fathers

cb. 17. 20.

d See Num. Jer. 17. 22. shall be a sign between me and you, in the wilderness of the land of Egypt,

14. 21, 22, that ye may know that I Sam the LORD 5 so will I plead with you, saith the Lord

23, 28, 29. your God.

God, 21 Notwithstanding h the children rebel. 37 And I will cause you to pass under Lev. 27. 82. 1, 2 led against me: they walked not in my the rod, and I will bring you into | the

Jer. 33. 13. Deel. 9. 23, statutes, neither kept my judgments to bond of the covenant:

Or, a

drlinering. 31. 97. do them, which if a man do, he shall 38 And I will purge out from among

fch. 34. 17, i ver. 11, 12 even live in them; they polluted my sab- you the rebels, and them that transgress ver. 8, 13. bathe : then I said, “I would pour out against me: I will bring them forth out Matt. 25.

my fury upon them, to accomplish my of the country where they sojourn, and 32, 33.

anger against them in the wilderness. 9 they shall not enter into the land of Is. 9 Jer. 44. 14, 1 Pg. 338. 22 Nevertheless I withdrew mine hand, rael: hand ye shall know that I am the a ch. 6. 7. Fr. 17. and #wrought for my name's sake, that LORD.

& 15.7. ver. 9, 14.

it should not be polluted in the sight of 39 As for you, O house of Israel, thus
the heathen, in whose sight I brought saith the Lord God; Go ye, serve ye Judg. 10.
them forth.
every one his 2 idols, 13 and hereafter also,

Ps. 81. 12. 23 I lifted up mine hand unto them also if ye will not hearken unto me: *but Lev.2.3 in the wilderness, that " I would scatter pollute ye 13 my holy name no more with

k Isai. 1. 13 Deat. 98.64

them among the heathen, and disperse your gifts, and with your ' idols. P. 10. 27

ch. 23. 38, Jer. IS. 4. them_through the countries;

40 For 'in mine holy mountain, in the • YC, 13, 16.

24 . Because they had not executed my mountain of the height of Israel, saith 1 Isai. 2. 2, 3. judgments, but had despised my statutes, the Lord God, there shall all the house

ch. 17. 23.

Micah 4.1. See che and bad polluted my sabbaths, and P their of Israel, all of them in the land, serve eyes were after their fathers' 2 idols. me: there will I accept them, and there

m Isai. 56.7. See Ps. 81. 25 Wherefore "I gave them also statutes will I require your 14 offerings, and the

& 60.7.

Zech. 8. 20, that were not good, and judgments where I firstfruits of your oblations, with all L, 1. ss. by they should not live ; your holy things.

Mal. 3. 4. 9 Thess. 2. 26 And I polluted them in their own gifts, 41 I will accept you with your p*sweet

in that they caused to pass 6" through savour, when I bring you out from the 1 Or, chief Kings 17. the fire at that 7 openeth the womb, 12 people, and gather you out of the Heb,

rarour of that I might make them desolate, B to countries wherein ye have been scatter: 3 Cher 28, 3 the end that they might know that I ed; and I will 15 be sanctified 15 in you


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Rom. 12. 1.



* Eph. 5. 2 an the LORD B. before the heathen.

Phil. 4. 18. Jer. 32. S

27 Therefore, son of man, speak unto 42. And ye shall know that I am the over. 39, H. eh. 16, 30,

the house of Israel, and say unto them, LORD, P when I shall bring you into the ch. 36. 23.

Thus faith the Lord God; Yet in this land of Israel, into the country for 1 Rom.2m your fathers have blasphemed me, in the which I lifted up mine hand to give per '1:17. that they have † committed sa trespass 8 it to your fathers.

& 36. 24. trerpened against me.

43 And there shall ye remember your ch, 16.61. 28 For when I had brought them into ways, and all your doings, wherein ye

the land, for the which I lifted up mine have been defiled; and ye shall lothe Lev. 26, 39. . . 57. 5, hand to give it to them, then they saw yourselves in your own sight for all your

Hosea s. sia. 6. 13. every high hill, and all the thick trees, evils that ye have committed.

15. and they offered there their sacrifices, 44. And ye shall know that I am the and there they presented the provocation LORD, when I have wrought with you ch. 24. 24.

of their offering : there also they made for my name's sake, not according to ich. 36. 22. .eh. 16. 12.

their *sweet savour, and poured out there your wicked ways, nor according to your
their drink offerings.

corrupt doings, O ye house of Israel, 1 Or. I toll

29 Then B I said ß unto them, What is saith the Lord God.
the high place whereunto ye go? And 45 Moreover the word of the LORD

the name thereof is called 10 Bamah un came unto me, saying, 6, Banah to this day.

46 Son of man, set thy face toward wch. 6. 2.

& 21. 2. 30 Wherefore say unto the house of Is- the 16 youth, and drop thy word toward rael, Thus saith the Lord God; Are ye the south, and prophesy against the forest polluted after the manner of your fa- of the south field; thers ? and commit ye whoredom after 47 And say to the forest of the sonth, their abominations ?

Hear the word of the LORD ; Thns saith Jer. 21.14. 31 For when ye offer vyour gifts, when the Lord God; Behold, I will kindle a

y Luke 23.

fire in thee, and it shall devour vevery VAE. REXD.-5 V. 20. the LORD am. -- 6 V. 26. over (Ex. 13. 12). 7 first-openeth (ib.). 8 V. 27. VAR. REND.-11 v. 33. be king. --- 19 V8. 34, 35, 41. an unfaithfulness. 9 V. 29. Or, was. 10 i.e. high peoples

.. 13 V. 39. but hereafter ye shall surely (8) place.

hearken unto me, and poll Er. , Ke-liv, 40. VAR. KEAD.-Chap. 20, V. 26. B Omit, Sept. Hi. See Ex. 25.2.-15 V. 41. shew myself holy (Lev. 10.3). V. 23. B men said, Ex. (pts.)

16 V. 46. south-country.



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against Jerusalem, ¢ Before

green tree in thee, and every dry tree : 15 I have set the 10 point of the sword Belor CHRIST the faming fame shall not bé quenched, against all their gates, that their heart CHRIST 503.

and all faces from the south to the may faint, and 11their ruins be multi. 3 ch. 21. 4. north shall be burned therein.

plied 11. ah! Pit is made li bright, it is!
48 And all flesh shall see that I the 13 i wrapped up 13 for the slaughter.
LORD have kindled it: it shall not be 16 14 B i Go thee

way or other B, * fecer quenched.

either on the right hand, tor on the left, res , * 49 Then said I, Ah Lord God! they whithersoever thy face is set it say of me, Doth he not speak parables? 17 I will also smite mine hands toge CHAPTER 21.

ther, and I will 15 cause my fury to rest : 1 Ezekiel prophesioth against Jerusalem with a

I the LORD have said it.
sign of sighing 8 The sharp and bright noord,

18 | The word of the LORD came unto
is against Jerusalem, 25 anainst the kingdm, me again, saying,
28 and ugainst the Ammonites.

19 Also, thou son of inan, 16 appoint

ND the word of the LORD came un-

two ways, that the sword of the
to me, saying,

king of Babylon may come: both twair. ach. 20. 46. ? Son of man, set thy face toward Je- shall come forth out of one land: ard Deut. 82. 2. rusalem, and drop thy word toward B the 17 choose thou a place, ß choose 17 it ß ai Amos 7. 16. holy places B, and prophesy against the the head of the way to the city. Micah 2. 6, land of Israel,

20 B Appoint a way , that the sword 11.

3 And say to the land of Israel, Thus may come to Rabbath of the Ammon. Ja : saith the Lord; Behold, I am against ites, and to Judah y 18 in Jerusalem thel

ARI thee, and will draw forth my sword out defenced y.

of his sheath, and will cut off from thee 21 For the king of Babylon 19 stood at « Job 9. 22. the righteous and the wicked.

the parting of the way, at the head of 1 4 Seeing then that I will cut off from the two ways, to use divination : be thee the righteous and the wicked, there- 20 made his jarrows bright, he consulted

fore shall my sword go forth out of his with images, he looked in the liver.
d ch. 20. 47. sheath against all flesh d from the south 22 21 At his right hand 2 was the dirins-
to the north:

tion 22 for Jerusalem, to appoint
5 That all flesh may know that I the tains, to open the mouth in the slaughter,

LORD have drawn forth my sword out of to lift up the voice with shouting, to
So Isai. 45. his sheath : it shall not return any more. appoint battering rams against the gates, 56

6 / Sigh therefore, thou son of man, to cast a mount, and to build a fort. & 5. 11.

with the breaking of thy loins; and with 23 And it shall be unto them as a false 3c Isai. 22. 4. bitterness sigh before their eyes.

divination in their sight, 23 to them tha: 10 7 And it shall be, when they say unto y have sworn oaths 23 : but he will call to thee, Wherefore sighest thou that thou remembrance the iniquity, that they may

shalt answer, For the tidings; because it be taken. g ch.7. 17. cometh: and every heart shall melt, and 21 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; 1 Heb. 9 all hands shall be feeble, and every Because ye have made your iniqnity to ghall go spirit shall faint, and all knees t shall be remembered, in that your transgres. :scm

be weak as2 water: behold, it cometh, sions are discovered, so that in all your A Deut. 3.2.

and shall be brought to pass, saith the doings your sins do appear; because, I ver. 15, 28. Lord God.

say, that ye are come to remembrance, Or, it is

8 9 Again the word of the LORD came ye shall be taken with the hand.
unto me, saying,

25 And thou, 24+ profane wicked my son,

9. Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus prince of Israel, & whose day is come, deipit

saith the LORD ; Say, " Å sword, a sword 25 when iniquity shall have an end , every inte. i ver. 19. is sharpened, and also furbished:

26 Thus saith the Lord God; Reinore 1 Or, they

10 It is sharpened to make & sore the 26 diadem, and take off the crown:

slaughter; it is furbished that it may this shall not be the same: 976 exalt hia down to the glitter: 3 should we then make mirth that is low, and abase him that is high 27, seurd with

it contemneth the rod of my son, as 27 †I will overturn, overturn, overturn, Gese my people & Jer 31. 19 every tree *3.

it: B 28 € and it shall be no more » s, un1 Or, When

11 And he hath given it to be furbishtil he come whose right it is; and I will

ed, that it may bo handled: this sword give it him. batn been, is sharpened, and it is furbished, to give 28 And thou, son of man, prophesy

it into the hand of the slayer. shall they not also be.

12 Cry and howl, son of man: for it VAB. Rexd.-10 V. 15. waving, Eve, Hi. . KR.-long to the shall be upon my people, it shall be up- Il there be many to stumble orer, Hi He. Je despising on all the princes of Israel: 51 terrors 16). - 12 glittering 18 As RIVI., Ge. His

by reason of the sword shall be upon my drawn, . Ke. I 9. 23

14 V. 16. Unite thyself to 2.Cor. 3.3. people 5 : *smite therefore upon thy thigh, right hand (toward the south, Er); set the ec m ver. 27.

136. Because it is la trial", and what toward the left (toward the north, Es, viber * Num. 24. 7 if the prord contemn even the rod ? mit ever thy face is appointed, . Ke., Tanah

shall be no more?, saith the Lord God. backwards (see Var. Read.)! ver. 17.

14 Thou therefore, son of man, prophesy, right ! set thee forwards ()! get thee to the ** ch. 6. 11.

and "smite thine f hands together, ß and whither is thy face appointed ? Fli. 15 T. 1 Heb. hand

the sword be doubled the third times, bring. --- 16 V. 19. make. 17 engrave thouch to hand

the sword of the slain : it is the sword 1--3) a hand (i.e, a sign-post), ensrare. -T. ol kinge 20 of the great 8 men that are slain, which into. 19 V. 21. standeth.

shaketh with & 22. 25. entereth into their privy chambers'. arrows, he enquireth of the teraphim, be 1002

21 V. 22. In. 22 is the lot, Eve, Hi. Gol -VAR. REND.-Chap. 21. IV. 7. be dulled. o melt 23 V. 23. which have gworn oaths to them to into. —--- 3 V. 10. or shall we make mirth (saying), Chaldees, ch. 17. 16), Ge. Maurer, Faini The sceptre of my contemneth all wood have received solemn oaths (riz. from God. De W. Klie. Ke. -- i the rod (= punishment) of my 42), . Ke.; also He. (who suppones however Goes son despiseth all wood (i.e. exceeds in severity all threats of destruction to be alluded to ordinary punishments), He. - V. 12. with my peo. wicked slain one (ie. doomed to be shain Tt" ple are they delivered into the sword. — v. 13. . Ero. Ke, Currcy.

25 T's. 25, 29 For the trial hath been made, Ge. Ew. ke. — 7 if the inignity of the end. - $. mitre E even the contemning sceptre should be no more? 4).- 27 the low shall be exalted, and be Klie, Ke. Schrö.; shonld the despising rod not be ? abased. 28 V. 27. this also shall not be He. V. 14 one that is. --' cometh round upon VAR. READ.V. 16. B Turn thee back. S VSS them.

(1.) - V. 19. B Omit,' Sept. Hi.--I. 20. 8 At :> VAR. READ. - Chap. 21. V. 2. B their holy place, head of the way shalt thou set it, St. Vi 4 MSS. Pirh. v. 14. B yea, bend thy hand for a 7 and Jerusalem in her midst, Sept. 'Hi.-T... third sword, Hi. Bunsen (Sept. also 'third').

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