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The judgment of Edom,

Chap. xlix.

Damascus, Kedar, Be. 39. They shall howk, saying, How is it hro. 9 If grapegatherers come to thee, would ken down! how hata Moab turned the back they not leave some gleaning grapes ! if with thame! lo shall Moab be a derision and thieves by night, they will dettroy till they a dismaying to all them about him.

have enough. 40 For thus faith the LORD; Behold, he 10 But I have made Esau bare, I have unco. Mal! Hy as an eagle, and ihall spread his vered his secret places, and he shall not be wings over Moab.

able to hide himself: his reed is spoiled, and 41 Kerioth is takeo, and the strong holdas his brethren, and his neighbours, and he are surprised, and the mighty men's hearts is not. in Moshat that day thall be as the heart of a 11 Leave thy fatherless children, I will pre. woman in her pangs.

ferve them alive, and let thy widows trust 42 And Moab ihall be destroyed from being in me. a people, because he hath magnified himself 12 For thus faith the LORD; Behold, they againit the LORD.

whose judgment was not to drink of the cup 43 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, A all have assuredly Uruiken; and art thou he be upon thee, O inhabitant of Moab, saith that thall altogetner go unpunished ? thou the LORO.

ihalt not go unpunithed, but thou shalt surely 44 He that ficeth from the fear thall fall drink of it. into the pit; and he chat getteth up out of 13 For I have sworn by myself, saith the the pit thall be taken in the snare : for LORD, that Bozrah thall become a detolacion, will bring upon it, even upon Moab, the a reproach, a watte, and a curfe ; and all the year of their vititation, faith the LORD. cities thereot thoil be perpetuzi wattes.

45 They that fed ftood under the shadow 14 I have heard a rumour from the LORD, of Hethbon because of the force: but a fire and an ambasador is sent unto the heathen, fhall come forth out of Heihbon, and a tame saying, Gather ye together, and come against from the midst of Sihon, and thall devour her, and rise up to the ba:tle. the corner of Moab, and the crown of the Is For, lo, I will make thee Sinall among head of the tumultuous ones.

the heathen, and despised among men. 46 Woe be unto thee, O Moah! the people 16 Thy terribleness hath deceived thee, and of Chemoth peritheti: for thy fons are taken the pride of thipe heart, O thou that dwellett captives, and thy daughters captives.

in the clefts of the rock, that holdert the height 47. Yet will I bring again the captivity of the hill: though thou shouldett make thy of Moab in the latter days, faith the Lord. nett as high as the cagle, I will bring the Thus far is the judgment of Moab.

down froin thence, saith the LORD. CHAP. XLIX.

17 Allo Edom thall be a desolation : every 1 The judgment of the Ammonites, 7 0 Edon, one that goeth by it thall be attonited, and

23 of Damascus, 28 of Kedar, 30 of Hazor, mall kits at all the plagues thereof.
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TONCERNING the Ammonites, thus faith morrah and the neighbour cities thereof, saith
be no heir? why then doth their king inherit thall a son of man dwell in it.
Gad, and his people well in his cities;

19. Beholt, he ihall come up like a liox from 2 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the swelling of Jordan again it the habitatica the LORD, that I will cause an alaim of war of the ftrong: but I will suddenly make to be heard in Rabbah of the Ammonites; him run away from her: and who is a cho. and it mall be a defolate heap, and her seu man, that I may appoint over her! for daughters ball be burned with fire: then thall who is like me! and who will appoint me the Israel be heir unto them that were his time? and who is that thepherd that will tand heirs, saith the LORD.

before me? 3 Howl, o Helton, for Ai is spoiled : 20 Therefore hear the counsel of the LOPD; cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird ye with that he hath taken against Edom; and his fackcloth; lament, and run to and fro by purposes, that he hath puu pored against the hedges; for their king shall go into cap- the inhabitants of Teman : Surely the leaft tivity, and his priests and his princes 10- of the flock thall draw them out : Surely he gether.

Thall make their habitations desolate with 4 Wherefore glorien thou in the valleys, then. thy Howing valley, 0 backsliding daughter? 21 The earth is moved at the nojse of their that trufted in her treasures, Juying, who fall; at the cry, the noise thereof was heard Mall come unto me!

in the Red sea. 5 Behold, I will bring a fear upon thee, 22 Behold, he shall come up and tiy as the saith the LORD God of hofts, from all those eagle, and spread his wings over Bozsah: that be about thee; and ye shall be driven and at that day thall the heart of the mighty out every man right forth; and none in all men of Edom bt as the heart of a woman in gather up him that wandereth.

6 And afterward I will bring again the 23 . Concerning Dainascus. Hamath is caplivity of the children of Ampion, faith confounded, and Arpad : for they have heard the LOKD.

evil tidings: they are faintbearted; there is 7 | Concerning, Edon, thus faith the sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet. LORD of hofts, 15 wisdom r10 more in Te. 24 Damascus is waxed feeble, and turneth man? is counsel perithed from the prudent ? herself to fee, and fear hath seized on ber: is their wisdom vånither?

anguith and forrows have taken frer, as a wo. 8 Flee ye, turn back, dwell deep, O inha. manin travail. bitants of Dedan; for I will bring the calam. 25 How is the city of praise not left, the city ity of Efau upon him, the time bat I will of my joy ! yilst him.

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Elon, and Babylon. Her ftreets, and all the men of war thall te 4 G In those days, and in that time, faith cut off in that day, faith the LORD of hofts. the LORD, the childreu of Israel ihall come,

27 And I will kindle a fire in the wall of they and the children of Juiah together, Damascus, and it thall consume tik palaces of going and weeping: they thall go, and feek Benhadad.

the LORD their God. 28 | Concerning Kedar, and concerning s They thall ail the way to Zion with thei: tne kingdoms of Hazor, which Nebuchadrezfaces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us zar king of Babylon thall smite, thus faith thc join ourselves to the LORD in a perpetual co. LORD; Arile ye, go up to Kedar, and spoil venant that shall not be forgotten. the men of the eart.

6 My people hath been lost theep : their 29 Their tents and their Hocks thall they nepherds have caused them to go aftray take away: they shall take to themselves they have turned them away on the mous their curiains, and all their veifels, and their tains: they have gone from mountain to hith camels; and they shall cry unto them, Fear they have forgotten their resting place. is on every fide.

1 All that found them have devoured them 30 g Flee, get you far oft, dwell deep, 0 and their adversaries said, We offend not, be ye inhabitants of Hazor, faith the LORD; for cause they have finned against the LORD, th: Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath taken habitation of justice, even the LORD, the box counsel againit you, and hath conceived a pure of their fathers. pose again ft you.

8 Remove out of the midst of Babylon, and 31 Arise, get ye up unto the wealthy na- go forth out of the land of the Chaldeans, and tion, that dwelleth without care, faith the be as the he goats before the focks. JORD, which have neither gates nor bars, 0 For lo, I will raise and cause to come! which dweli alone.

up againft Bábylon an assembly of great na. 32 And their camels shall be a booty, and tions from the north country: and they thall the multitude of their cattle a spoil : and I set themselves in array againt her; from will scatter into all winds them that are in thence the shall be taken : their arrows Mall the utmort corners; and I will bring their be as ofa mighty expert mau; none hall re. calamity from all sides thereof, saith the turn in vain. LOKD.

10 And Chaldea shall be a spoil : all that 33 And Hazor shall be a dwelling for dra. spoil her shall be Tatistied, saith the LORD. gons, and a desolation for ever: there thall 1. Because ye were giad, because ye re. no man abide there, nor any son of man dwell joiced, 0 ye dettroyers of mine heritage ; be. in it.

cause ye are grown fat as the liciter at grass, 34 [ The word of the LORD that cam to ani bellow as bulls; Jeremiah the prophet againft Elam in the 12 Your mother shall be fore confounded; beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of the that bare you shall be ashamed; behold, Judah, saying,

the hindermoit of the nation shall be a wil. 35 Thus raith the Lord of hofts; Behoid, dernets, a dry land, and a desert. I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of 13 Because of the wrath of the LORD it thall their might.

not be inhabited, but it shall be wholly delo. 36 And upon Elam will I bring the four late : every one that goeth by Babylon ihail winds írom ihe four quarters of heaven, and be attonithéd, and hiss at all her plagues. will scatter them toward all those winds; 14 Put yourselves in array against Babylon and there thall be no nation whither the oute round about, all ye that bend ihe bow, ihoot cafts of Elam thall not come.

at her, spare no arrows: for the hath finned 37 For I will cause Elam to be dismayed againt the LORD. beiore their enemies, and before them that IS Shout against her round abuut : she hath seek their life: and I will bring evil upon given her hand: her fonundations are tallen, them, even my fierce anger, faith the LORD; her walls are thrown dan: for it is the ven. and I will send the sword after them, til i geance of the Lory take pengeance upan have consumed them :

her; as the hath done, do unto her. 38 And I will set my throne in Elam, and 16 Cut off the lowerfrom Babylon, and him will destroy from thence the king and ihe that handleth the table in the time of harver: princes, faich the LORD.

for fear of the opprethug sword they thal 39 But it all coine to pass in the latter turn every one to his bopple, and they shall days,ihat I will bring again the captivity of fiec every one to his owi: 1$nu. Elam, saith the Lord.

17 Israel is a scattered theep, the iions CHAP. L.

have driven him away: firit the king of Af. 1,9, 21, 35 The judgment of Babylon. 4, 17, ļyria hath devoured him; and left this Ne. 33 The redemption of Ifrael.

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his bones. Babylon and against the land of the Chal 18 Therefore thus faith the LORD or hosts deans by Jeremiah the prophet.

the God of Israel ; Behold, I will punish the 2 Declare ye among the nations, and pub. king of Babylon and his land, as I have pise lith, and set up a standard ; publish, ani con- nithed the king of Aflyria. ceal not : say, Babylon is taken, Bel is con- 19 AM I will bring Israel again to his habi. founded, Merodach is broken in pieces; her tation, and he ha il teed on Carmel and Ba. Hlols are confounded, her images are roken íhan, and his soul thall be satisfied upon mount in pieres.

Ephraim and Gilead. the north there cometh up a 20 In those days, and in that time, faith the natim againft her which thall make her land LORD, the iniquity of Israel thall be fought durolate, and none thail dwell therein: they for, and there ball be none; and the sus of hall remove, they thall depart, toib magana Jwah, and they thall not be found : fur Iwan beast,

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The redemption of Israel,

Chap 31.

Babylon threatened, 21 Go up against the land of Merathaim, 40 As God overthrew Sottom and Gomor. even against it, and against the inhabitants of rah and the neighbour cities thereof, saith the Pekod: waite and utleily destroy after them, LORD ; juthall no man abide there, neither faith the LORD, and do according to all that i thall any son of man dwell therein. have commanded thee.

41 Behold, a people thall come from the 22 A sound of battle is in the land, and of north, and a great nation, a id many kings grcat deitruction.

thall be raised uptrom the coats of the carth. 23 How is the hammer of the whole carth 42 They thall hold the bow and the lance : cut arunder and Iroken ! how is Babylon be. they are cruel, and will not thew mercy : come a dcfoiation among the nations! their voice thall roar like the fea, and they

24 l have laid snare for ihee, and thou shall ride upon horses, every on. put in array, art also taken, o Babylon, and thou wait not like a man to the battle against thee, O Jaugh. aware : thou art found, and alio caught, because ter of Babylon. thou hart striven against the LORD.

43 The king of Babylon hath heard the re. 25 The Lord hath opened his armoury, and port of them, and his hands waxed tecble : 20hath brought forth the weapons of his indigna- guith took hold of him, and pangs as of a wo. tion : for this is the work of the Lord God of man in travail. hoits in the land of the Chaldeans.

44 Behold, he shall come up like a lion from 26 Come against her from the utmost border, the swelling of Jordan unto the habitation of upon her ttorehouses; caft her up as heaps, the itrong: but I will make them Suddenly and deftroy her utterly, let nothing of ber be tunaway from her and who is a cholen man, lcfi.

27 Slay all her bullocks; let them go down me: and who will appoint me the time and to the tlaughter : woe unto them for their who is that itepherd that will stand before day is come, the time of their vifitation. me !

28 The voice of them that Hee and escape 45 Therefore hear ye the counsel of the out of sie land of Babylun, to declare in Zion Lord, that he has taken against Babylon ; the vengeance of the Lord our God, the ven- and his purposes, that he hath purposed geance of his temple.

againit the land of the Chal:leans : Surely 29 Call cogether the archers against Baby. the least of the rock shall draw them out'; lon : all ye that bend the bow, camp against it surely he thall make their habitation derolate round about; let none thereof escape : recom. with them. pense her according to her work; according 46 At the noise of the taking of Babylon to all thai the hath done do unto her : for the the earth is moved, and the cry is heard bach been proud against the LORD, against the among the nations. Holy One of Ifrael.

CHAP. LI. 3o Therefore shall her young men fall in God's fevere jadgment againft Baby.on in ree the treets, and all her med of war thall be cut 31 Behold, i am againt thee, O shune mort Thus faith the LORD; Behold, I will raire

up against Babylon, and against them priu, saith the Lorú God of hofts: for thy that dwell in the midit of them that rise up day is come, the time rbat I will vifit thee. againttine, a destroying wind;

32 And the moft proud thall fiumble and 2. And will send unto Babylon fanners, that fail, and none mall raise him up: and I will hall fan her, and ihall empty her land: for kindle a fire in his cities, and it mall devour in the day of trouble they hall be againtt her all round about him.

round abwert. 33. Thus faith the LORD of hofts, The 3 Againft him ibat bendeth let tise archce children of Israel and the children of Judai bend his bow, and against him that litteth were opprefled together: and all that took himself up in his brigandine : and spare ye them capuves held them fatt; they refused to not her young men; deftroy ye utterly all let them go.

her hott. 34 Their Redeemer is ftrong; The Lord of 4 Thus the faia shall fall in the land hoits is his name: he thall throughly plead of the Chaldeans, and they tbar are thrust Cheir cause, that he nuay give rent to the land, through in her ftreets. and disquiet the inhabitants of Babylon. $ For Ifrael hain not been forsaken, nor

35. I A sword is upon the Chaldeans, faith Judahot his God, of the LORD of hosts ; though the Lord, and upon the inhabitants of Baby- their land was filled with fin againft the Hciy lon, and upon her princes, and upon her wife One of Israel.

6 Flee out of the mist of Babylon, and 36 A sword is upon the liars; and they mall deliver every man his soul: be not cut off dote : a sword is upon her mighty mer; and in her iniquity; for this is the time of the they shall be dismayed.

Lord's vengeance; he will render unto her 37 A sword is upon their horses, and upon a recompence. their chariots, and upon all the mingled peo. 7 Babylon bath been a golden cup in the ple that are in the midt of her; and they hall Lord's hand, that inade all

the earth drunkbecome as women: a sword is upon her trea. en: the nations have drunken of her wine ; fures; and they thall be robbed.

therefore the nations are mai. 38. A drought is upon her waters; and they 8 Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed : hall be dried up: for it is the land of graven honi for her; take balm tor her pain, if so images, and they are mad upon their idols. be the may be healed.

39 Therefore the wild beafts of the desert 9 We would have healed Babylon, but with the will bearts of the idlands thall the is not healed: forsake her, and let us dwell there, and the owls thall dwell there. goevery one into his own country : for hes in: and it shall be no more inhabited for judgment reacheth unto heaven, and is Jilbud ever; neither thall it be dwelt in from geos, wpiven to the fies. sation to geactauan,

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in revenge of Israel. To The LORD hath brought forth our righ, the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Athche. teousness: come, and let us declare in Zion naz; appoint a captain against her ; cause the the work of the LORD our God.

horses to come up as the rough caterpillars. 1 Make bright the arrows; gather the 28 Prepare against her che 'nations wid Mields: the LORD hath raised up the spirit the kings of the Medes, the captains thereoi. of the kings of the Medes : for his device is and all the rulers thereof, and all the land of against Babylon, to destroy it; because it is his dominion. the vengeance of the Lord, the vengeance of 29 And the land shall tremble and sorrow: his temple.

for every purpose of the LORD shall be per. 12 Set up the standard upon the walls of formed against Babylon, to make the lando Babylon, make the watch strong; set up the Babylon a desclation without an inhabitant. watenmen, prepare the ambushes : for the 30 The mighty men of Babylon have for Lord hath both devised and done that which born to fighi, they have remained in the he fpake against the inhabitants of Babylon. holds : their might hath failed; they becam

13 O thou that dwellett upon many waters, as women: they have burned her dwelling abundant in treasures, thine end is come, and places; her bars are broken. the ineasure of thy covetousness.

31 One poit ihail run to meet another, an 14 The Lord of hosts nach sworn by him. one ineflenger to meet another, to new the felf, saying, Surely I will fill thee with men, king of Babylon that his city is taken at one as with caterpillars; and they thall lift up a end, thout against thee.

32 And that the passages are ftopped, and 15 He hath made the earth by his power, the reads they have burned with fire, and fie liath establithed the world by his wifdin, the men of war are attrighted. and hath itretched out the heaven by his un- 33 For thus faith the LORD of horts, the deritanding.

God of Israel; The daughter of Babylon i! 16. When he uttereth his voice, there is a like a threshing rioor, it is time in threrh multitude of waters in the heavens; and he her: yet a little while, and the tine of her caureth the vapours to ascend from the ends harveit ihall come. of the earth: he maketh lightnings with 34 Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylca rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his hath devoured me, he hath crushed me, te treasures.

hath made me an empty veffel, he hath fial. 17 Every man is brutish hy his knowledge; lowed me up like a dragon, he hath filled his every founder is confounded by the graven belly with iny delicates, he hath caft me out image: for his molten image is taulehood, and 3; The violence done to me and to my fleih bire is no breathin them.

be upon Babylon, thall the inhabitant of Zion 18 They are vanity, the work of errors: in fay; and my blood upon the inhabitants of the time oftheir vilitation they shall perilli, Chaldea, Mall Jerusalem say:

19 The portion of Jacob is not like thein : 35 Therefore thus faith ihe Lord : Bebold, for he is the former of all things: and Israel I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance is the rod of his inheritance : the LORD of for chce; and I will dry up her

sca, and make horts is his name.

het springs dry. 20. Thou art my battle axe and weapons 37 And Babylon thall become heaps, a of war : for with thee will I break in pieces dwellingplace for dragons, an aitoniti meni, the nations, and with thee will destroy and an hiiling, without an inhabitant. kingdoms;

38 They shall roor together like lions : they 21 And with thee will I break in pieces the mall yell as lions'whelps. horse and his rider; and with thee will I break 39 In their heat I will make their feaits, and in pieces the chariot and his rider;

I will make them drunken, that they may re. 22 With thee also will I break in pieces joice, and sleep a perpetual fleep, and not man and womaa; and with thee will break wake, saith the Lord. in pieces old and young; and with thee will 40 I will bring them down like lamós ta I break in pieces the young man and the the laughter, like rams with he goats.

41 How is Sheshach taken ! and how is the 23 i will also break in pieces with thee the praise of the whole earth furpr:ed! how is Mepherd and his tlock; and with thee will i Babylon become an astonishment among the break in pieces the husbandman and his yoke nacions ! of oxen; and with thee will I break in pieces 42 The sea is come up aron Babylon : the captains and rulers.

iş covered with the multiiude of the waves 24 And I will render unto Babylon and to thereof. all the inhabitants of Chaldea all their evil 43 Her cities are a desolation, a dry land, that they have done in Zion in your sight, and a wilderness, a land wherein no man faith the LORD.

dwelleth, neither doth any son of man pass 25 Behold, I am against thee, o destroy. thereby. ing mountain, faith the LORD, which de- 44 And I will punish Bel in Babylon, and i Atroyett all the carih: and I will itretch out will bring forth out of his mouth that which mine hand upon thee, and roll thee down from he hath (wallowed up: and the nations thall the rocks, and will make thee a burnt moun. not tow together any more unto him ; yea, tain.

the wall of Babylon shall fall. 26. And they shall not take of thee a ftove

45. My people, 30 ye out of the midft of her, for a corner, nor a ftone for founriations; and deliver ye every man his soul from the but thou shalt be desolate for ever, faith the fierce anger of the LORD. LORD.

46 And let your heart faint, and ye fear for 27 Set ye up a tardard in the land, blow the rumour that shall be heard in the land ; a the trumpet among the nations, prepare the rumoar thall both come one year, and atier nacions against her, call together against her that in another year fall come a sumour,

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CHAP. LII. 47 Therefore, behold, the days come, that i Zedekiah rebelleth. 4. Terusalem is besieged I will do judgment upon the graven images and takex. 8 Zedekiah's sons killed, &c. con founded, and all her dain thall fall in the is Zephen he began coerend wenn es carenda

when to reign, and he reigned midst of her.

eleven years ir jerufalein. And his mother's 48 Then the heaven and the earth, and all name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah that is therein, thall fing for Babylon : for of Libnah. the spoilers ihall come unto her from the 2 And he did that which was evil in the north, faith the LORD.

eyes of the LORD, according to all that je. 49 As Babylon bath caused the sain of 16. hoiakim had done. rael to fall, so at Babylon hall fall the slain 3 For through the anger of the LORD IL of all the earth.

came to pass in Jerufalem and Judad, till he so Ye that have escaped the sword, go had cait them out trom his presence, that Ze. away, ftand not ftile; remember the LORD a. dekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon, far ort, and let Jerusalem come into your mind. 4 And it came to pass in the ninth year

s! We are confounded, because we have of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth heard reproach: Thame hath covered our day of the month, that Nebuchadrezzar king faces : for strangers are come into the sanc. of Babylon came, he and all his army, againA tuaries of the LORD's house.

Jerusalem, and pitched against it, and built 52 Wherefore, tehold, the days come, forts againt it round about faith the Lord,' that I will do julgment s So the city was besieged unto the ele. upon her graven images : and through all venth year of King Zedekiah. her land the womded thall groan.

6 And in the fourth month, in the ninth 53 Though Babylon should mount up to day of the month, the famine was fore in heaven, and though the should fortify the the city, so that there was no bread for the height of her friength, yer from me' tall people of the land. spoilers come unto her, Taith the LORD. 7 Then the city was broken up, and all the

54 A found of a cry cometh from Babylon, men of war Hed, and went forth out of the and great dettquction from the land ó the city by night by the way of the gate between Chaldeans :

the two walls, which was by the king's garden; 55 Because the LORD hath [polled Babylon, (row the Chaldeans were by the city round and destroyed out of her the great coice; about :) and they went by the way of : ne plain. when her waves do roar like great waters, a 8 But the army of the Chaldeans puriu. noire of their voice is uttered:

ed after the king, and overtook Zedekiah in s6 Because the spoiler is come upon her, the plains of Jericho; and all his army was. er en upon Babylon; and her mighty men are scatte.cd from him. taken, every cue of their bows is broken: 9 Then they took the king, and carrival for the LORD God of recompenice's hall sure. him up unto the king of Babyloo to Ribiah ly requite.

in the land of Hamach; where he gave judge 57 And I will make drunk her princes, and ment upon him. her wise man, her captains, and her rulers, JO And the king of Babylon new the fons and her mighty men: and they. Man ileep á of Zedekiah before his eyes : he flew also all perpetual sleep, and not wake, faith the king, the princes of Judah in Riblah. whore naine is the LORD of hosts.

Il Then he put out the eyes of Zedekiah ; 58 Thus faith the LORD of hofs; The and the king ot' Babylon bound him in chains, broad walls of Babylon thall be utterly bło. and carried him to Babylon, and put him in ken, and her high gates thall be burnt with prison till the day of his death.. fire; and he people shall labour in vain, and 12 9 Now in the fifth month, in the tenth the folk in the fire, and they thall be weary. day of the inonth, which was the nineteenth

59 The word which leremiah the pro. year of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, phet commanded Seriah the son of Neriah, came Nebuza -adan, captain of the guara, the son of Maasciah, when he went with Ze which served the king of Babylon, into dekian the king of Judah into Babylon in the Jerusalem, fourth year of his reign. And ibis Seraial 13. And burnt the house of the Lord, and' evas a quiet prince.

the king's house; and all the houses of Jerile 60 So Jeremialı wrote in a book all the salem, and all the houses of the grea: men, evil that thould come upon Babylon, even burned he with fire. all these words that are written against 14 Aud all the army of the Chaldeans, thac Babylon,

were with the captain of the guardi, brake bi And Jeremiah faid to Seraiah, When down all the walls of Jerusalern round about, thou comet te Babylon, and that fee, and 15 Then Nebuzar-adan the captain of the Halt read all these words;

guard carried away captive certain of the 62 Ti en halt thou say, O LORD, thou hast poor of the people, and the residue of the spoken againit this place, to cut it off, that people that remained in the city, and those pone thall remain in it, neither man nor beast, thai fell away, that fell to the king of Baby, but that it ihall be desclate for ever.

lon, and the reft of the multitude. 63. And it shall be, when thou haft made 16 But Nebuzar-adan the captain of the an end of reading this book, that thou thalt guard left certain of the poor of the land for bind a fone to it, and cast it into the midnt yinedreffers and for huthandnen. of Euphrates :

17. Also the pillars of brass that were in 64 And thou falt fay, Thus shall Babylon the house of the LORD, and the bases, and hnk, and Mall not rise from the evil that I the brasen sea that was in the house of the will bring upon her : and they thadl be wcary. LORD, the Chaldeans brake, and carried all Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.

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