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A reproof of the shepherds. Before saying, If our transgressions and our sins 28 . For I will lay the land most deso- Before CHRIST

be upon us, and we spine away in them, late, and the 'pomp of her strength shall CHRIST A how should we then live?

cease; and "the monntains of Israel shall 11 Say unto them, As I live, saith the be desolate, that none shall pass through.

y Jer. H. 2, A $ Isai. 17. Lord God, I have no pleasure in the 29 Then shall they know that I am the

death of the wicked; but that the wicked LORD, when I have laid the land most ch. 36. 34, ch. 37. 11.

35. turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn desolate because of all their abomina19 San. 14. ye from your evil ways; for kwhy will ye tions which they have committed.

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lation and eh. 18. 23, die, 0 house of Israel? 30 ( Also, thou son of man, the children

de elatior. 12 Therefore, thou son of man, say unto of thy people still are talking against

rch. 7. 24, 1 2 Pet 3. 9. the children of thy people, The 'righten thee by the walls and in the doors of & 24. 21. Ich. 18. 31. ousness of the righteous shall not deliver the houses, and speak one to another, & 30. 6, 7. Icha.. him in the day of his transgression: as every one to his brother, saying, Come,

.ch.6.2,3, 6. * 18.24, 25, for the wickedness of the wicked, *he I pray yon, and hear what is the word 107: m. Chr. 7. shall not fall thereby in the day that that cometh forth from the LORD.

of thee.

Isai. 99. 13. 14. he turneth from his wickedness; neither 31 And "they come unto thee tas the

uch. 14.1. shall the righteous be able to live for people cometh, and they igit' before

& 20. 1, &c. his righteousness in the day that he sin. thee as my people, and they hear thy Heb. neth.

words, but they will not do them : y for aceording to 13 When I shall say to the righteous, 83 with their mouth † they shew much the coming .ch 3. 20.

of the that he shall surely live; *if he trust to love, but SB : their heart goeth after their

people. his own righteousness, and commit ini. covetousness.

| Or, ny quity, all his righteousnesses shall not be 32 And, lo, thou art into them as ta

people sit remembered; but for his iniquity that he very lovely song of one that hath a plea- before thee.

hath committed, he shall die for it. sant voice, and can play well on an in- ich. 8. 1. .ch. 3.18 14 Again, 'when I say unto the wicked, strument for they hear thy words, but y Po. 78. 36,

97 Thou shalt surely die; if he turn from they do them not. 15. 97.

Isai. 29. 13.

33. And when this cometh to pass, (lo, † Heb. his sin, and dofthat which is lawful

leb. they and right; it will come, then shall they know that

make lotet, djurice. 15 I the wicked prestore the pledge, & prophet hath been among them. lor, jeste. pch. 18. 7. give again that he had robbed, walk in

Matt. 13. 22. 1 Heb. & song of love, al Sam. 3. 20. b ch. 2. 5. Es. 22.1, the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall

CHAPTER 34. Lev. 6. 2,4, not die.

1 A reproof of the shepherds. 7 God. judgment Nom. 5. 6,

16 . None of his sins that he hath com. against them. 11 lis providence for his flock.

mitted shall be mentioned unto him: 20 The kingdom of Christ. Laxe 19.8.

he hath done that which is lawful and ND the word of the LORD came unto Ler. 18. 3. right; he shall surely live.

me, saying, cb. 20. 11, 13.21.

17 7' Yet the children of thy people say, 2 Son of man, prophesy against the eh. 18. a.

The way of the Lord is not equal: but a shepherds of Israel. prophesy, and say ach. 33. 24.

29 for them, their way is not equal. unto them, Thus saith the Lord God unch.18.25,

18 * When the righteous turneth from his to the shepherds; Woe be to the shep- | Jer. 23. 1. righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he herds of Israel that do feed themselves !

Zech. 11.17. ca. 12. 26, shall even die thereby.

should not the shepherds feed the fiocks? 19 But it the wicked turn from his 3 Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with Issi. 56. 11.

Zech. 11. 16. wickedness, and do that which is lawful the wool, dye kill them that are fed: but

4 ch. 3. 5, and right, he shall live thereby. ye feed not the flock.

26. Zver 17.

20 Yet ye say, - The way of the Lord 4 . The diseased have ye not strength. Mic. 3. 1, 2,
is not equal. Oye house of Israel, I will ened, neither have ye healed that which
judge you every one after his ways. was sick, neither hare ye bonnd up that

Zech. 11. 3. 21 And it came to pass in the ß twelfth which was broken, neither have ye bronght

Zech. 11.16. year of our captivity, in the tenth month, again that which was driven away, nei. in the fifth day of the month, 'that one ther have ye sought that which was Luke 13. 4.

that had escaped out of Jerusalem came lost ; but with 9 force and with cruelty lg 1 Pet. 6. 3. 3 Kinga 25. unto me, saying, « The city is smitten. have ye ruled them.

22 Now the hand of the LORD was up- 5 And they were i scattered, because A ch. 33. 21, sk. l. 3.

on me in the evening, afore he that was there ix no shepherd: * and they became
escaped came :

and
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my meat to all the beasts of the field, when 11 Kings 22.

17. mouth, until he came to me in the they were scattered,

Matt. 9.38. ech. 24. 97. morning; and my mouth was opened, 6 My sheep wandered through all the

1 Or. and I was no more dumb.

mountains, and upon every high hill: yes, trithout a och 56.2.

23 Then the word of the LORD came my flock was scattered upon all the face shepherd, ch. 36. unto me, saying,

of the earth, and none did search

or tani. 51. . 24 Son of man, they that inhabit those seek after them.

* Isai. 56. 9. Arte 7.5. "wastes of the land of Israel speak, say. 7 [ Therefore, ye shepherds, hear the

Jer 12. 9. See Mie.. ing, 1 Abraham was one, and he inherited word of the LORD;

ver. 8. the land: but we are many; the land is 8 As I live, saith the Lord God, enrely Matt. 3. 9. given us for inheritance.

because my flock became a prev, and my 25 Wherefore say unto them, Thus saith flock 'became meat to every beast of the I ver. 5. 6. ix. 3. 17. the Lord God; "Y eat with the blood, field, because there was no shepherd, nei. and lift

eyes toward your ther did my shepherds search for my 17. 10.

2 idols, and shed blood: and shall ye flock, "but the shepherds fed themselves, m ver. 2, 10. rut. 12.10. possess the land ?

and fed not my flock;
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ye shepherds, hear the abomination, and ye * defile everyone word of the LORD;

his neighbour's wife: and shall ye possess 10 Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I Ich 16 the land?

am against the shepherds; and "I will nch. 3. 18. 29, IL.

Hebr. 13. 27 Say thou thus unto them, Thus saith require my flock at their hand, and cause

17. the Lord God; As I live, surely they them to cease from feeding the flock; that are in the wastes shall fall by the neither shall the she iherds feed them- over. 2, 8. sword, and him that is in the open field selves any more ; for I will deliver my

will I give to the beasts † to be devourJ. 6. .

ed, and they that be in the forts and pin VAR. REND.SV. 31. they do that which is pleasant the caves shall die of the pestilence.

in their mouths ie. that which is to their taste),

Ke.; in their mouth they make (therefrom) loveVAR. REXD.-Chap. 33. iv. 12. stumble.- V. 25. songs, Schrö.-Chup. 34. IV. 1. rigon (Lev. 25. 43). Il-blocks (or doll images).

VAR. READ.-V. 31. B pleasant things are in their VAR. READ.--Chap. 33. V. 21. B eleventh, a few mouth (i.e. they only come to be amused), Hi. 'SS. Pesk. Ex. Hi. Kue. Gr.

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EZEKIEL, 35.

The judgment of mount Seir. Before flock from their mouth, that they may the land devour them; but they shall before CHBIST not be meat for them.

dwell safely, and none shall make Hem CHRIST 11 ! For thus saith the Lord God; Be- afraid. hold, I, even I, will both search my sheep, 29 And I will raise up for them s and seek them out.

7. plant 1 of 7 Brenown, and they shall be 12 + As a shepherd seeketh out his flock no more consumed with hunger in the According in the day that he is among his sheep land, 'neither bear the shame of the to the rock

that are scattered; so will I seek out my heathen any more. ing.

sheep, and will deliver them out of all 30 Thus shall they know that - I the

places where they have been scattered in LORD their God am with them, and that Pch 30. 3. Pthe cloudy and dark day.

they, even the house of Israel, are my

Ich 31, Joel 2.2. 13 And I will bring them out from people, saith the Lord God. q Isai. 65. 9, the people, and gather them from the 31 B And yo my *flock, the flock of my

countries, and will bring them to their pasture, are mens, and I am your God, Jer. 23 3.

own land, and feed them upon the moun. saith the Lord God. ch. ?R. 25. tains of Israel by the rivers, and in all

CHAPTER 35. & 37. 21, ... the 3 inhabited places of the country. r Ps. 23. 2.

14 "I will feed them in a good pasture, The judgment of mount sir for their hatred de

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them to lie down, saith the Lord God. 3 And say unto it, Thus saith the Lord, See ver. 1.

16 "I will seek that which was lost, and God; Behold, O mount Seir, I am Isai, 10.11. bring again that which was driven away, gainst thee, and I will stretch ont mine lie. 4. 6.

and will bind up that which was broken, hand against thee, and I will make thee * & Mat. 18.11. Mark 2. 1;. and will strengthen that which was sick: † most desolate. Luke 5.3.2. but I will destroy " the fat and the 4° I will lay thy cities Faste, and thon * Isai. 10. strong; I will feed them with judgment. shalt be desolate, and thou shalt knos So s 16.

17 And as for you, O my flock, thus saith that I am the LORD. Amos 4.1.

the Lord God; » Behold, I judge between 5 / Because thou hast had a I perpetual fets Jer. 10. 94.

+ cattle and attle, * between the rams hatred, and hast It shed the blool of! ý ch. 20, 3, and the * he goats.

the children of Israel 2 by the tforce ? of 10 ver. 20, 22 18 Seemeth it is small thing unto you to the sword in the time of their calanity, Zech. 10. 3. have eaten up the good pasture, but ye in the time that their iniquity and an Matt. 25. must tread down with your feet the resi. end 3 : 32, 33.

due of your pastures? and to have drunk 6 Therefore, as I live, saith the Lond * Heb.

of the 5 deep waters, but ye must foul Gop, I will prepare thee unto blo d't lie. of lambs the residue with your feet?

and blood shall pursue thee: sith thue and kids.

19 And as for my flock, they eat that hast not hated blood, even blood shall , # Heb. which ye have trodden with your feet; pursue thee.

and they drink that which ye have fouled 7 Thus will I make mount Seir + most goals. with your feet.

desolate, and cut off from it him that : ver. 17. 20 I Therefore thus saith the Lord God passeth out and him that returretn.

& FR 10.1 & ver. 17.

8 k And I will fill his mountains with Isai. 40.

unto them ; · Behold, I, even I, will judge 11.

between the fat cattle and between the his slain men : in thy hills, and in the Jer, 23. 4,5. lean cattle.

valleys, and in all thy rivers, shall the Jonn 10. 11.

21 Because ye have thrust with side and fall that are slain with the sword. Hebr. 13.

with shoulder, and pushed all the dis. 9'I will make thee perpetual desola1 Pet. 2.25. eased with your horns, till ye bave scat- tions, and thy cities shall not Sretur: & 5, 4. tered them abroad;

** and ye shall know that I am the LORD. Jer 30. 9. 22 Therefore will I save my flock, and 10 Because thou hast said, These two ch. 37. 24,

they shall no more be a prey ; and «Inations and these two countries shall be 25. Hosea 3. 5.

will judge between cattle and cattle. mine, and we will " possess it; whereas d ver. 30). 23 And I will set up one shepherd over the Lord was there : Ex. 29. 45. them, and he shall feed them, even my 11 Therefore, as I live, saith the Lord." ch. 37. 37.

servant David; he shall feed them, and God, I will even do Paccording to thine ech. 37. 22

he shall be their shepherd. Luke 1. 32,

anger, and according to thine envy which P. 24 And I the LORD will be their God, thou hast used out of thy hatred against 33. sch. 37. 26. and my servant David ' a prince among them; and I will make myself known g Lev. 26. 6. them; I the Lord have spoken it.

Bamong them ß, when I have judged Isai. 11.6 25 And I will make with them a cove- thee.

nant of peace, and will cause the evil 12 . And thou shalt know that I am the & 35.9. Hos. 2. 18.

beasts to cease out of the land : and Lord, anul that I have heard all thy of A ver. 29 they "shall dwell safely in the wilder- blasphemies which thou hast spoken á 3* Jer. 23. 6. ness, and sleep in the woods.

gainst the mountains of Israel, saying, i Isai. 56. 7

20 And I will ß make them and the They are laid desolate, they are given us ch. 20. 40. places round about my hill ka bless. It to consume. k Gen. 12. 2. ing B; and I will cause the shower to 13 Thus ' with your mouth ye hure Isai. 19. 24.

F. 9.36 come down in bis season; there shall be + boasted against me, and have multiplied Head Tech.8.13

showers of blessing. I Ley. 96. 4.

your words against me: I have heard ĐA P. 68 9.

27 And *the tree of the field shall yield them. Mal. 3. 10.

her fruit, and the earth shall yield her 14 Thus saith the Lord God; .When * Lev. 26. 4. increase, and they shall be safe in their the whole earth rejoiceth, I will make Ps. 83. 12. land, and shall know that I am the Lord, thee desolate. I. 4. 2. when I have broken the bands of their 15 'As thou didst rejoice at the inheritLev. 26.

yoke, and delivered them out of the ance of the honse of Israel, because it was te .. C 13. Jer. 2. 20.

hand of those that Pserved themselves of desolate, 80 will I do unto thee: thog p Jer. 25. 14. them. q See ver. 8.

2 And they shall no more be a prey VAR. REND.-7 V. 29. plantation, unto.- Chap 30 ch. 36. 6. to the heathen, neither shall the beast of 1 v. 5. spilled. -into the hands Ps. le

3 of the iniquity of the end (cà, 21. $u). T VAR. REND. - V. 13. peoples. -- 3 habitable. make thee to be, . Ke. ch. 16. SS* V. 17. (to wit, between the other cattle) and the inhabited. ---EV. 11. Rutker, shall judge. rams and. --5v. 18. settled (ch. 39. 14)

.V. 25. VAR. READ.-V. 29. B prosperity, Sept Pask my pasture-country.

--V, 31. B Ye are my fock, the flock of my VAR. READ.-Chap. 54. V. 26. B set them round ture, Sept. Hi. Chup. 35. v. 11. B in that, about my hill, Sept. Hi.

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EZEKIEL, 36.

The blessings of Christ's kingdom. Belore shalt be desolate, O mount Seir, and all cause thy B nations to fall any more, Before CHRIST Idumea, eren all of it: and they shall know saith the Lord God,

CHRIST that I am the LORD. 16 Moreover the word of the LORD

187 CHAPTER 36.

came unto me, saying, I The land of Israel is comforted, both by de.

17 Son of man, when the house of Israel struction of the heather, who spitefully used it, dwelt in their own land, 'they defiled it Lev. 18. 25,

27, 28. 8 and by the blessings of lood promised unto it by their own way and by their doings :

Jer 2.7 16 lsrael 198 rejected for their sin, 21 and shall their way was before me as a the uncleanbe restored without their desert. 95 The bless

Lev. 15. 19, ness of a 8 removed woman 3.

ke. ings of Christ's kingdom.

18 Wherefore I poured my fury upon 58. the amountains of Israel, and say, Ye upon the land, and for their + idols where

& 23. 37. e cà. 6. 2. 3. mountains of Israel, hear the word of the with they had polluted it : LORD:

19 And I y scattered them among the ych. 22, 15. 2 Thus saith the Lord God; Because heathen, and they were dispersed through

the enemy hath said against you, Aha, the countries : according to their way reh:7:18 8 ch. 25. 3. even the ancient high places are our's and according to their doings I judged

& 18 30 in possession :

them. c Deut. 32.

3 Therefore prophesy and say, Thus saith 20 And when they entered unto the hea. deh. $. 10.

the Lord God; f Because they have made then, whither they went, they, a profaned Isai. 59.3: 1 Heb.

you desolate, and swallowed you up on my holy name, when 5 they said to them, Becstase for every side, that ye might be a possession These are the people of the LORD, and

unto the residue of the heathen, and are gone forth out of his land. e Deut. 28 I ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, 21 | But I had pity for mine holy bch. 20.9,

and are an infamy of the people : 1 Kn, 9...

name, which the house of Israel had 4 Therefore, ye monntains of Israel, hear profaned among the heathen, whither Dan 9. 16.

the word of the Lord God; Thus saith they went. 1 Or, y

the Lord God to the mountains, and to 22 Therefore say unto the house of Is-
the hills, to the y rivers, and to the val. rael, Thus saith the Lord God; I do

leys, to the desolate wastes, and to the the tip of

not this for your cakes, 0 house of Isthe tengae.

cities that are forsaken, which I became rael, but for mine holy name's sake, « Ps. 106. 8. 1 Or, a prey and 9 derision to the residue of the which ye have profaned among the heaheathen that are round about;

then, whither ye went. or, dades.

5 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; 23 And I will sanctify my great name, Ich 34. 22.

Surely in the fire of my jealousy have which was profaned among the heathen, Ps. 79. 6. I spoken against the residue of the hea, which ye have profaned in the midst of

then, and against all Idumea, which them; and the heathen shall know that ct. 38. 39.

have appointed my land into their posses- | I am the LORD, saith the Lord GOD, ieb. 35. 10,

sion with the joy of all their heart, with when I shall 6 be « sanctified 6 in you ech 20. 11. despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey: before I their eyes.

& 28. 22. 6 Prophesy therefore concerning the land 24 For • I will take you from among the Or, your. of Israel, and say unto the mountains, heathen, and gather you out of all coun.

ech. 34. 13. and to the hills, to the rivers, and to tries, and will bring you into your own

& 37. 21. the valleys, Thus saith the Lord God; land.

Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy 25 T / Then will I sprinkle clean water I sai. 52. 15. Pr. 123. 3, and in my fury, because ye have borne

Hebr. 10. upon you, and ye shall be clean: 9 from the shame of the heathen:

all your filthiness, and from all your cha. 34. 23. 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; I idols, will I cleanse you.

9 Jer. 33. 8. leto 20. 5.

have lifted up mine hand, Surely the 26 A new heart also will I give you,
heathen hat are about you, they shall and a new spirit wi I put within you:

ch. 11. 19. bear their shame.

and I will take away the stony heart 8 ¢ But ye, 0 mountains of Israel, ye out of your flesh, and I will give you shall shoot forth your branches, and yield an heart of flesh. your fruit to my people of Israel; for 27 And I will put my spirit within you, ich. 11. 19. they are at hand to come. and cause you to walk in my statutes,

& 37. 14. 9 For, behold, I am for you, and I will and ye shall keep my judgments, and do turn unto you, and ye shall be tilled and them. sown: 28 k And ye shall dwell in the land that "ch. 28. 25.

& 37. 25. 10 And I will multiply men upon you, I gave to your fathers; 'and ye shall be all the house of Israel, even all of it: and my people, and I will be your God.

I Jer. 30. 29.

ch.11. 20. the cities shall be inhabited, and the 29 I will also * save you from all your Isai. 56. 12. wastes shall be builded :

uncleannesses; and will call for the - Matt. 1. 61.4. Amos). 16 11 And I will multiply upon you man

21. corn, and will increase it, and lay no

Rom. 11.26. * Jer 31.9:

and beast; and they shall increase and famine upon you. & 33. 12. bring fruit: and I will settle you after 30 P And I will multiply the fruit of

Ps. 105. 16. your old estates, and will do better unto the tree, and the increase of the field, you than at your beginnings : and ye that ye shall receive no more reproach

p ch. 34. 27 & 37., 13. shall know that I am the LORD.

of famine among the heathen. 12 Yea, I will cause men to walk upon 31 Then shall ye remember your own gch, 16. 61, Obad. 17. you, even my people Israel; Pand they evil ways, and your doings that were not

63. sball possess thee, and thou shalt be good, and shall lothe yourselves in your lev, 26. 39, their inheritance, and thou shalt own sight for your iniquities and for your

& 20. 13. Sre Jer. more henceforth 4 bereave them of men. abominations.

13 Thus saith the Lord God; Because 32 Not for your sakes do I thir, saith . Deut. 9. 5. Nu L. they say unto you, "Thou land devourest the Lord GOD, be it known unto you:

Ver. 22 up men, and hast bereaved thy B nations; be ashamed and confounded for your

14 Therefore thou shalt devour men no own ways, 0 house of Israel, 1 Or, care more, neither ylbereave thy B nations any 33 Thus saith the Lord God; In the more, saith the Lord God.

day that I shall have cleansed you from 15. Neither will I cause men to hear in all your iniquities I will also cause you thee the shame of the heathen any more, to dwell in the cities, and the wastes (ver. 10. neither shalt thou bear the reproach of shall be builded. the people any more, neither shalt thou 34 And the desolate land shall be tilled,

whereas it lay desolate in the sight of all VAR. RED.--Chap. 36. 1 V. 15. peoples.

that passed by. VAR. READ.-Chap. 36. V8. 13-15. ß nation, Heb. tert, Versions, Ex. Hi. Ke. - V. 14. y So Heb, marg., VAR. REND.-2 V. 15. stumble. _3 V. 17. woman's Versions, Hi.: cause to stumble. Heb. text, . Ke. impurity. * V8. 18, 25. idol-blocks (or, doll-image?). Schrö. (two letters transposed).

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Before 35 And they shall say, This land that his companions: then take another stick, CHRIST was desolate is become like the garden and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick CHRIST

of Eden; and the waste and desolate of Ephraim, and for all the house of u Isai. 51. 3. and ruined cities are become fenced, and Israel his companions : eh. 28. 13. are inhabited.

17 And join them one to another into Sirene Joel 9. 3. 36 Then the heathen that are left round one stick; and they shall become one in

about you shall know that I the LORD thine hand.

build the ruined places, and plant that 18 1 And when the children of the peo ich, 17. 24. that was desolate: I the LORD have ple shall speak unto thee, saying, > Wilt pe 12 & 22. 14. spoken it, and I will do it.

thou not shew us what thou neunest be & 37. 14.

37 Thus saith the Lord God; I will these?

yet for this be enquired of by the house 19 . Say unto them, Thns saith the lack 11 6 ch. 11. 3. & 20. 3, 31. of Israel, to do it for them; I will - in. Lord GOD; Behold, I will take the rter, B, 17. crease them with men like a flock.

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flock of holy Jerusalem in her solemn feasts ; so shall fellows, and will put them with him,
thing. the waste cities be filled with flocks of even with the stick of Judah, and make

men: and they shall know that I am them one stick, and they shall be one
the LORD.

in mine hand.

20 I And the sticks whereon thou writCHAPTER 37.

est shall be in thine hand before their ch.11.1
1 By the resurrection of dry bones, 11 the dead hope
of Israel is rerired. 15 By the uniting of tivo

eyes.
sticks, 18 is shered the incorporation of Israel into 21 And say unto them, Thus saith the

Judik 20 The promises of Christ's kingdom. Lorr God; Behold, "I will take the 'Ich 3 cir, 587.

& hand of the LORD was upon me, children of Israel from among the bes. ach. 1. 3.

and carried me ont in the spirit of then, whither they be gone, and Fill b ch. 3. 14. the LORD, and set me down in the midst gather them on every side, and bring

of the valley which was full of bones, them into their own land : & ll, 26. Luke 1.

2 And caused me to pass by them round 22 And I will make them one nationale I. about : and, behold, there were very many in the land upon the mountains of Is

.. Or. in the open valley; and, lo, they were rael; and * one king shall bo king to champaign. very dry.

them all: and they shall be no more 3 And he said unto me, Son of man, two nations, neither shall they be dican these bones live? And I answered, vided into two kingdoms any

more at Deut. 32. O Lord God, thou knowest.

4 Again he said unto me, Prophesy upon 23 y Neither shall they defile themselves yes : *

these bones, and say unto them, Oye any more with their lidols, nor with Rom 4. 17. dry bones, hear the word of the LORD. their detestable things, nor with any of 2 Cor. 1. 9.

5 Thus saith the Lord God unto these their transgressions : but : I will saree. 3. d Ps. 101.30. bones; Behold, I will d cause breath to them B out of all their dwellingplaces B. %. enter into you, and ye shall live :

wherein they have sinned,

and will 6. And I will lay sinews upon you, and cleanse them: so shall they be my peo ler will bring up fesh upon you, and cover ple, and I will be their God.

you with skin, and put breath in you, 24 And « David my servant skall be king ch.34.25, ech. 6.7. and ye shall live; and ye shall know over them; and they all shall have cne & 35. 12.

that I am the LORD. Joel 2. 27.

shepherd : they shall also walk in my & 3. 17. 7 So I prophesied as I was commanded : judgments, and observe my statutes, and it

and as I prophesied, there was a noise, do them.
and behold a shaking, and the bones 25 d And they shall dwell in the land lost?
came together, bone to his bone.

that I have given unto Jacob my ser.**
8 And when I belield, lo, the sinews vant, wherein your fathers have delt;a
and the flesh came up npon them, and and they shall dwell therein, eren thes,
the skin covered them above : but there and their children, and their children's
tas no breath in them.

children e for ever: nnd my servant 9 Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto David shall be their prince for ever. 1 Or, breath the \ wind, prophesy. son of man, and 26 Moreover I will make a covenant of 1

kay to the wind, Thus saith the Lord peace with them ; it shall be an everlast de Ps. 104, 30. God; I Come from the four winds, 0) ing covenant with them :

breath, and breathe upon these slain, B place them, and B multiply them, and as that they may live.

will set my sanctuary in the midst of
10 So I prophesied as he commanded them for evermore.
9 Rev. 11.

me, and the breath came into them, 27 € My ? tabernacle also shall be Svith
and they lived, and stood up upon their them: yea, I will be their God, and
feet, an exceeding great army.

they shall be my people.
11 I Then he said unto me, Son of man, 28 m And the heathen shall know that'l 1)

these bones are the whole house of Is. I the LORD do "sanctify Israel, when my Ps. 141. 7. rael: behold, they say, "Our bones are sanctuary shall be in the midst of them Isai. 19. 14. dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut for evermore.

off for our parts.
12 Therefore prophesy , and

say unto

CHAPTER 88. them, Thus saith the Lord God; Be- 1 The army, 8 and malice of Goy. 14 God's juda (laai. 26. 19. hold, in my people, I will open your

ment against him. Hosea 13. graves, and cause you to come up out ND the word of

AND

the LORD came i ca. V, 2A,

of your graves, and bring you into unto me, saying,
the land of Israel.
13 And ye shall know that I am the Gog, Ithe land of Magog. ? the chief

set thy face against ?? Lord, when I have opened your grares, prince 2 of d Meshech and Tobal, and Ress O my people, and brought you up out prophecy against him,

of your graves, I ch. 36. 27.

3. And say, Thus saith the Lord God; 14 And ?shall put my spirit in you, and Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the ye shall live, and I shall place you in chief prince % of Meshech and Tubal : your own land: then shall ye know that I the LORD hare spoken it, and per. VaR. REND. - Chap. 37. IV. 23. idol blocks NP, formed it, saith the LORD.

doll-images). m See Xum. 15 The word of the LORD came again

2 V. 27. dwelling-place Ex ! 17. 2

-- Chap. 38. IV. 2. of the...? unto me, saying, * 2 Chr. 11.

Or, the prince of Rosh, Ge. Ha. Hi. Ke. Fairt 12, 13, 16. 16 Moreover, thon son of man, take VAR. READ. -- Chap. 57.

V. 23. B from all the thee one stick, and write upon it, For backslidings, Sept. Ew. ui.--v. 26. B Omit, Pol. I. & 30. 11, 18. Judah, and for the children of Israel bless them. and, Targ.

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EZEKIEL, 39.

God's judgment upon him. Before 4 And I will 3 turn thee back, and same time when Gog shall come against Belore CHRIST put hooks into the jaws, and I will the land of Israel, saith the Lord GOD,

CHRIST cir. 187. bring thee forth, and all thine army, that my

cir. 187. fury shall

come up

in my e2 Kings 19. horses and horsemen, s all of them 10 face.

clothed with all sorts of armour, eden 19 For in my jealousy k and in the fire ich. 36 5, 6. great company with

& 39.25 bucklers and of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in shields, all of them handling swords : ch. 23. 12.

that day there shall be a great shaking * Ps. 89.46. 10r. Paut, 5 Persia. Ethiopia, and 1 Libya with in the land of Israel ;

I Hag, 2.6, 7.

Rev. 16. 18. che 97. 10. them; all of them with shield and 20 So that mthe fishes of the sea, and

Hosea 4. & 30. 5. helmet:

the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts

3. 9 Gen. 10. 2 6 9 Gomer, and all his bands; the house of the field, and all creeping things that Jer. 4. 24. à ca. 97. 14. of Togarmah of the north quarters, and creep upon the earth, and all the men Nah. 1.5, 6.

all his bands : and many people with that are upon the face of the earth, Or, lowers, thee.

shall shake at my presence, and the or, alaire. 7 i Be thou prepared, and prepare for mountains shall be thrown down, and o Pe. 105. 16. leai.6.2, 10. thyself, thou, and all thy company that the 1 steep places shall fall, and every

p ch. 14. 17. Jer, K. 3, 4, are assembled unto thee, and be thou a wall shall fail to the ground.

9 Judg. 7.22.

1 Sam. 14. 31. 12, B guard unto them ß.

21 And I will call for pa sword against Gen. 3. 1. 8. * After many days 'thou shalt 5 be him throughout all my mountains, faith 2 Chr. 20. Deat. *. so, visited 5: in the latter years thou shalt the Lord God: 9 every man's sword shall 23. come into the land that is 6 brought be against his brother.

Issi, Co. Ileni. 23. 6. back 6 from the sword, and is gather

16. 22 And I will plead against him with

Jer. 25. 31. eta. 34. ). ed ont of many people, against the pestilence and with blood; and I will

.eh. 5. 17. - ch.6.1.4, mountains of Israel, which have been al- rain upon him, and upon his bands, and

1 Ps. Jl. 6 ways waste : but it is brought forth out upon the many people that are with Isai. 29. 6. of the nations, and they shall • dwell safely him, an overflowing rain, and great

& 30. 30. Jer. 23. 6. all of them.

hailstones, fire, and brimstone.

ch. 13. 11. cb. 28. 28. 9 Thou shalt ascend and come like a 23 Thus will I magnify myself, and

Rev. 16. 21. 34. 25, 28. vt ). storm, thou shalt be a like a cloud to sanctify myself ; y and I will be known

z ch. 36. 93. Inai. 28. 2. cover the land, thou, and all thy bands, in the eyes of many nations, and they y pe. 9: 16.

ch. 37. 28. Jer. 4. 13. and many 7 people with thee.

shall know that I am the LORD.

* 33.7. ver. 16. 10 Thus caith the Lord God; It shall

CHAPTER 39.

ver. 16. also come to pass, that at the same time shall things come into thy mind, and

1 God's judgment upim Gog. 8 Israel's rictory,

11 Gog's búrinut in flamon-gog. 17 The feast of thou shalt I think an evil thought :

the Purols. 23 Israel, having teen plaguet for Corina 11 And thou shalt say, I will go up to their sins, shall be gathered again with eternal aichirrew the land of unwalled villages; I will go

furour.

a cb. 38., 8. I of them dwelling without

Gog, say, Thus 101,

walls, and having neither bars nor gates, saith the Lord God; Behold, I am aconftraty 12 + To take a spoil, and to take a prey ; gainst thee, O Gog, the chief prince 1 Heb. to turn thine hand upon the desolate of Meshech and Tubal: Tu spall the places that are now inhabited, "and upon 2 And I will 2 turn thee back, and grond, and

the people that are gathered out of the leave but the sixth part of 2 thee, Or, brike

nations, which have gotten cattle and and will cause thee to come up from ther with sis cb 29. 19. goods, that dwell in the midst of the the north parts, and will bring thee plagues; or,

drare thee Ieb. 36. 34, land.

upon the mountains of Israel :

back with 13 - Sheba, and Dedan, and the mer- 3 And I will smite thy bow out of thy an heel of chants of Tarshish, with all the young left band, and will cause thine arrows

ris teeth, as + H. lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art to fall out of thy right hand.

bch. 38. 15. Jung: 3.37. tbou come to take a spoil? hast thou 4 Thou shalt fall upon the mountains gathered thy company to take a prey ? of Israel, thou, and all thy bands, and

1 Heb.

the riding of to carry away silver and gold, to take the people that is with thee: 'I will

the north. ch. 27. 15. away cattle and goods, to take a great give thee unto the ravenous birds of ceh. 38. 21. spoil ?

every + sort, and to the beasts of the rer. 17. uch. 97. 12. 14 1 Therefore, son of man, prophesy field tto be devoured.

dch. 33. 27 e See eb. 19.

and say unto Gog, Thus saith the Lord 5 Thou shalt fall upon + the open field : 1 Heb. & S. God; In that day when my people of for I have spoken it, saith ihe Lord

tring. lat. 1. Israel dwelleth safely, shalt thou not God.

+ Heh. e ver. & B know it B? 6. And I will send a fire on Magog, Heb.

to derour. deh. 39. 2. 15 d And thou shalt come from thy place and among them that dwell || carelessly the face of

ont of the north parts, thou, and many in the 3 isles : and they shall know that the full 7 people with thee, all of them riding up. I am the LORD.

ech. 38. 29. on horses, a great company, and a mighty 7 9 So will I make my holy name known

Amos 1. 4. army:

in the midst of my people Israel ; and I for: fuer. 9 16 And thou shalt come up against my will not let them pollute my holy name

confidentiy

SPs. 72. 10. people of Israel, as a cloud to cover the any more: i and the heathen shall know yrer. &

land; it shall be in the latter days, and that I am the LORD, the Holy One in Es. 14. 4.

A Lev, 18. 21. I will bring thee against my land, that Israel.

ch, 20. 39. the heathen may know me, when I shall 88 * Behold, it is come, and it is done, ich. 38. 16, * be canctified in thee, O Gog, before saith the Lord God; this is the day 23. their eyes. I whereof I have spoken.

k Rev. 16. 17. 17 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Art thou 9 And they that dwell in the cities of

& 21. 6. he of whom I have spoken in old time Israel shall go forth, and shall + set on

Ich. 38. 17. Heb. by 7 by my servants the prophets of Israel, fire and burn + the weapons, both the

which prophesied in those days many years shields and the bucklers, the bows and
that I would bring thee against them? the arrows, and the handstaves, and 10r,
18 And it shall come to pass at the the spears, 'and they shall 5 | burn them javeline,
with fire 5 seven years :

1 Or, make a VAB. REND. - V. 4. decoy thee. --- 4 gorgeously

fire e then

10 So that they shall take no wood out Ich. 23. 12). -- 5 V, 8. Or, receive the command of the field, neither cut down any out Dent, Hi.; similarly De W. Klie.--. Or, turned away, of the forests; for they shall 6 burn the Es. Mi.- Vå. 8, 9, 15, 22. peoples.- 8.1. 16. shew weapons with' fire 6: in and they shall m Isai. 14, a. mnyeelf holy. --9V. 18. in that day, in the day

(Hi. Klie. regard this r. as a quotation from VAR. REND.-10 y. 18. nostril- Chap. 39. IV. 1. the earlier prophecy mentioned v. 17).

prince of Rosh, of (ch. 38. 2). 2 V, 2. decoy thee VAR. READ. - Chup. 38. v. 7. B guard (i.e. a re- and guide. -- SV. 6. sea-coasts. — * V. 9. kindle serre : see v. R) to me, Sept. Hi, Me: — V. 14. B be- and make fire with. 5 kindle fixes with them. stir thysell, Sept. E.. Hi.

-6 V. 10. kindle fire with the weapons.

ch. 38. 4.

9 ver. 22

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