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God's judgment and

Chap xvli.

juffice in punifing Behold, the king of Babylon is come to Jea 4 Behold, all fouls are mine; as the foul o Tusalem, and hath takes the king thereof, the father, so also the soul of the son is mine and the princes thereof, and led them with the fourthat finneth, it hall die. him to Babylon;

ş But if a man be juft, and do that which 1} And hath taken of the king's feed, and is lawful and right, made a covenant with him, and hath taken an 6 and hath not eaten upon the mountains, oath of hlm: he hath also taken the mighty neither hath lifted up his eyes to the idols of of the land :

the house of Ifruel, neither hath defiled his 14 That the kingdom might be base, that neighbour's wife, neither hath come near to a It might not litt illelt up, but that by keeping nienttruous woman, of his covenant it niighi Aand.

? And hath not oppreffed any, but hath 15 But he rebelled againit him in sending rettored to the debtor his pledge, hath fpuiled his ambatiadors into Egypt, that they might none by violence, hath given his bread to the give him horses and much people. shall hungry, and hath covered the naked with a he prosper! Shall he escape that doeth such garment; things! Or thall he break the covenant, and 8 He ihar hath not given forth upon usury, be delivered!

neither hath taken any increase, that hain 16 As I live, faith the Lord God, furcly in withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath exe. the place where the king dwelleth that made cuted true judgmeat between inan and man, him king, whose oath he despised, and whore 9 Hath walked in my statutes, and hath covenant he brake, even with him in the kept my judgments, to deal truly; he is jutt, midit of Babylon he thall die.

he hall surely live, faith the Lord God. 17 Neither shall Pharaoh, with his mighty 10 gif

he beget a son that is a robber, a army and great company make for him in the hedder of blood, and that doeth the like to war, by cafting up mounts, and building forts, any one of these things, to cut off many persons :

11 And that doeth not any of those duties, 18 Seeing he despised the oath by breaking but even hath eaten upon the mountains, and the covenant, when, lo, he had given his defiled his neighbour's wite, hand, and bach done all these things, he thall 12 Math oppressed the poor and needy, hath Dot escape.

spoiled by violence, hath not reftored the 19 Therefore thus faith the Lord God, pledge, and hath lifted up his eyes to the As I live, surely mine oath that he hath de- idols, hath committed abomination, Spised, and my covenant that he hath bro- 13 Hath given forth upon usury, and hath kin, even it will I recompense upon his taken increase: shall he then live? He tha own head.

not live: he hath done all these abomina29 And I will spread my net upon him, tions; he mall surely die; his blood Thall be and he thall be taken in my snare, and I will upon him. bring him to Babylon, and will plead with 14 Now, lo, if he veget a son, that seeth him there for his crespass that he hath tref- all his father's fins which he hath done, and passed against me.

confidereth, and doeth not such like, 21 And all his fugitives with all his bands 15 That hath not eaten upon the moun. Mall fall by the sword, and they that remain lains, neither hath lifted up his eyes to the thall be scattered toward all winds; and ye idols of the house of Israel, hath not defiled Thall know that I the Lord have spoken it. his neighbour's wife,

22 Thus faith the Lord God; I will also 16 Neither hath oppressed any, hath not take of the highest branch of the high ce. withholden the predge, neither hath spoiled dar, and will set it; I will crop on from the by violence, but hath given his bread to the top of his young twigs a tender one, and hungry, and hath covered the naked with a will plant it upon an high mountain and garment, eminent.

17. That hat) taken off his hand from the 23 In the mountain of the height of Israel poor, that hath not received usury nor in. will I plant it: and it Mall bring forth boughs, crease, hath executed my judgments, hath and bear fruit, and be a gocdly cedar : and walked in my flatutes; he shall not die for the under it shall dwell all fowl of every

wing; iniquity of his father, he thall furely live. in the thadow of the branches thereof Mall 18 As for his father, because he cruelly opthey dwell.

preted, spoiled his brother by violence, and 24 And all the trees of the field fall know did that which is not good among his people, that I the LORD have brought down the high lo, even he thall dic in his iniquity. #e, have exalted the low tree, have dried 19 Yet fay ye, Why? Doth 'not the son up the green tree, and have made the dry bear the iniquity of the father? When the fon trec to nourish : 1 the Lord have spoken and hath done that which is lawful and right, and have donc it.

hath kept all my ftatutes, and hath done them, CHAP. XVIII.

he mall surely live. God reproverb the unjit! parable of four 20 The soul that finneth, it shall die. The grapes: 25 be defendeib hisjuflice, 31 and son trall not bear the iniquity of the fathes, exharteth to repintance.

neither thall the father bear the iniquity of THE "He word of the Lord came unto me the fon : the righteoufness of the right cous again, saying,

thall be upon him, and the wickedness of the 2. What mean ye, that ye use this proverb wicked fall be upon h!m. concerning the land of Israei, saying, The 21 But if the wicked will turn from all fathers have eatea four grapes, and the chile his fins that he hath committed, and keep dren's teeth are set on edge ?

all my Matutes, and do that which is law. ; As I live, faith the Lord God, ye mall ful and right, he shall lurely live, he thali not have occahon any more to use this j roverb no die. lo Ifracl.

12 All his transgreffions that he hath con.

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Parable of the lion's whelps. EZEKIEL. The flory of lfraePs rebellions. mitted, they shall not be mentioned unto and brought him to the king of Babylon him : in his righteousness that he hath done they brought him into holds, that his voice he thall live.

should no more be heard upon the inountains 23 Have I any pleasure at all that the of lirael. wicked should die! saith the Lord GOD; and 10 I Thy mother is like a vine in thy not that he thould return from his ways blood, planted by the waters: she was fruit. and live!

ful and full of branches by reason of many 24 But when the righteous turneth away waters. from tiis righteousness, and committeth ini. 11 And she had ftrong rods for the seep. quity, and doeth according to all the abomi- tres of them that bare rule, and her fature 11ations that the wicked man doeth, fhall he was exalted among the thick branches, and livo! All his righteou!ness that he hath done the appeared in her height with the multithall not be mentioned in his trespass that tude of her branches. he hath trespassed, and in his fin that he hath 12 But the was plucked up in fury, the finned, in them hall he die.

was cast down to the ground, and the eaft 25 1 Yet ye say, The way of the LORD wind dried up her fruit : her ftrong rods is not equal. Heat 'now, o lwuse of lsrael; were broken and withered; the fire con. 18 not iny Way equal are not your ways sumed them. unequal ?

13 And now he is planted in the wilder. 26 When a righteous man turneth away nels, in a dry and thirsty ground. from his rightcousness, and committeth ini. 14 And fire is gone out of a rod of her quity, and dieth a them; for his iniquity branches, which hath devoured her fruit, so that he hath done thall he die.

that the hath no ftrong rod 19 be a fceptre 27 Again, when the wicked man turneth to rule. This is a lamentation, and thall be a way from his wickedness that he hath ccm- for a lamentation. mitted, and doeth that, wbich is lawful and

CHA P. XX. tight, he thall save his soul alive.

I God refuseth to be consulted by the elders 28 Because he confidereth, and turneth of Israel: 4 the flory of their rebellions : away from all his transgrefiions that he hath conmitted," he shall surely live, he hall And the

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29 Yet faith the house of Ifracl, The way month, that certain of the elders of Israel of the Lord is not equal ? O house of Israel, came to enquire of the LORD, and fat before are not my ways equal! are not your ways me. unequal ?

2 Then came the word of the LORD unto -30 Therefore I will judge you o house of me, Faying, 1.racl, every one according to his ways, 3 son of man, speak unto the elders of faith the Lord God. Repent, and turn your prael, and say unto tbem, Thus faith the Jelues from all your transgreslions; fo ini- Lord GOD; Are ye come to enquire of me! quity thall not be your ruin.

as I live, faith the Lord God, I will not be 31 Cait away from you all your trans. inquired of by you. gressions whereby ye have transgreffed ; and 4 Wilt thou judge them, son of man, silt make you a new heart and a new spisit: thou judge them? Cause them to know the for why will ye die, 0 house of Israel?

abominations of their fathers : 32 For I have no pleasure in the death of s And say unto them, Thus faith the hin that dieth, saith the Lord God: where. Lord God; in the day when I chose Israel, fore turn yourselves, and live ye.

and lifted up mine hand unto the feed of CHA P. XIX.

the house of Jacob, and made myself known A lamentation for the princes of Israel, under onto them in the land of Egypt, when I

the parable of lion's ecbelps taken in a pii. litted up mine hand unto them, a ying, I M Bline Printake the lyp a lamentation are the line on your God;

6 in the day that i'lifted up mine hand 2 And ray, what is thy inother ! A lion. unto them, to bring them forth of the land els: the lay down arrong lions, the nourished of Egypt, into a land that I had espied for Ker whelps among young lions,

them, flowing with milk and lioney, which 3 And the brought up one of her whelps : is the glory of all lands: it became a young lion, and it learned to Then raid I unto them, Caft ye away catch the prey ; it devoured men.

every man the abominations of his cypi. 4 The nation's also heard of him; he was and detile not yourselves with the idul's taken in their pit, and they brought him Egypt: I am the LORD your God. with chains unto theland of Egypt.

8 but they rebelled against me, and would 5 Now when the saw that inte had waited, not hearken unto me: they did not every and her hope was loft, then the took another man caft away the abominations of their of her whelps, and made him a young lion. eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of

6 And he went up and down among the Egypt: then I said, I will pour out my jury lions, he became a young lion, and learned upon them, to accomplish my anger against to catch the pre:', and devoured men.

them in the midn of the land of Egypt. 7 And he krew their defolate palaces, and 9 But I wrought for my name's lake, that he'laid waile their cities; and the laud was it should not be polluted before the heathen, defolate, and the fulness thereof, by the noile among hom they were, in whose fight i or his roaring.

made myself known unto them, in bringing 8 Then the nations fet against him on every them forth out of the land of Egypt. fide from the provinces, and spread their net 10 Wherefore I caused them to go forth Over hını : he was taken in their pit.

out of the land of Egypt, and broughill en And they put bin in ward in chalus, into the wilderness,

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God's promise

Chap. xx.

10 gather their 11 And I gave them my fatutes, and Mew- hill, and all the chick trees, and they offered ed them my judgments, which is a man do there their sacrifices, and there they prescni. he thall even live in them.

ed the provocation of their offering: there 12 Moreover also I gave them my fabbaths, also they made their sweet savour, and poured to be a sign between me and them, that out there their drink offerings. they might know that I am the LORD that 29 Then I said unto them, What is the sanctify them.

high place whereunto ye go? And the name 13. But the house of Israel rebelled against thereof is called Bamah unto this day, me in the wilderness: they walked not in 30 Whereiore say unto the house of Ila my itatutes, and they despised my judgments, rael, Thus faith the Lord God; Are ye which is a man do, he hall'even live in them? polluted after the manner or your fathers and my fabbaths they greatly polluted: then and commit ye whoredom after their abo. I said, I would pour out my tury upon them minations ! in the wilderness, to consume them.

31 For when ye offer your gifts, when 14 But I wrought for my name's fake, that ye make your sons to pass through the fire, it thould not be polluted before the heathen, ye pollute yourselves with all your idols, in whose fight I brought them out.

even unto this day : and Mall 1 be enquired 15. Yet also I lifted up my hand unto them of by you, o house of Israel? ds live, in the wilderness, that I would not bring faith the Lord God, I will not be enquired of them into the land which I had given them, by you. flowing with milk and honey, which is the 32 And that which cometh into your mind glory of all lands;

thall not be at ali, that ye fay, We will be as 16 Because they despised my judgments, the heathen, as the families of the countries, and walked not in my itatutes, but pollated to serve wood and stone. my fabbaths: for their heart went after 33 As I live, faith the Lord God, surely their idols.

with a mighty hand, with a stretched out 17 Nevertheless mine eye spared them arm, and with fury poured out, will rule from deftroying them, neither did I make over you: an end of them in the wilderness.

34 And I will bring you out from the peo. • 18 But said unto their children in the ple, and will gather you out of the wilderness, Walk ye not in the ftatutes of trics wherein ye are scattered, with a sity your fathers, neither observe their judg. hand and with a stretched out arm, and with ments, nor defile yourselves with their idols: fury poured out.

19 I am the LORD your God; walk in my 3; And I will bring you into the wilder, ftatuites, and keep my judgments, and do ness of the people, and there will I plead with them;

you face to face. 20 Ảnd hallow my fabbaths; and they 36 Like as I pleaded with your fathers in Hall be a fign between me and you, that ye the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will miay know that I am the LORD your God. I plead with you, faith the Lord God.

21 Notwithstanding the children rebelled 37 And I will cause you to pass under the againft me : they walked not in my fatutes, rod, and I will bring you into the bund of neither kept ny judgments to do them, the covenant: which if a man do, he shall even live in 38 And I will purge out from among you them; they, polluted my fabbaths: then I the rebels, and them that transgress againft said, I would

pour out my ding unem in emé try where they fojourn, and they thall for to againit wilderness.

enter into the land of Israel : and ye thali 22 Nevertheless, I withdrew mine hand, know that I am the LORD. and wrought for my name's fake, that it 39. As for you, O House of Israel, thus faith Tould not be polluted in the fight of the hea. the Lord GOD; Go ye, serve ye every one then, in whose fight I brought them forth. his idols, and hereafter also, ir ye will not

23 I lifted up mine hand unto them also hearken unto me: but pollute ye my holy in the wilderness, that I would scatter them name no more with your gifts, and with among the heathen, and disperse then your idols. through the countries.

40 For in mine holy mountain, in the 24 Because they had not executed my mountain of the height of Israel, faith : judgments, but had despised my itatutes, Lord God, there thall all the house of Israel, and had polluted my fabbaths, and their all of them in the land, ferve me: there will eyes were after their fathers' idols.

I accept them, and tlicre will I require your 25 Wherefore I gave them also. Atatutes viferings, and the firit fruits of your oblations, innt were not good, and judgments whereby with all your holy things. they should not live;

41 I will accept you with your (vrect livour, 26 And I polluted'them in their own gifts, when I bring you out from the people, and in that they caused to pass through the fire all gather you out of the countries whicicin ye that openeth the womb, that I might make have been scattered; and I will be fanctified them defolate, to the end that they might in you before the cathen. know that I am the LORD.

42 Ard ye shall know that I am the LORD. 29 Therefore, son of man, speak unts when I thall bring you into the land of Israel, ile house of Israel, and say unto thein, Thus into the country for the which I lifted up faith the Lord GOD; Yet in this your fathers mine hand to give it to your fathers. have blasphemed me, in that they have.com. 43 And there thall ye remember your soitted a trespass against me.

ways, and all your doings, wherein ye haie 28 For when I had brought them into the been defiled; and ye ihail lothe your clves land, for the which I lifted up mine hand to in your own light for all your evils tini give it io ckem, then they fan every high ye have conimited.

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A me, da se ne ord of the Lord came unto co rudat in jerufalem che defencedorites, and

swapbecy againh Yerujalem. EZEK I E L. The Ammonites breatened. 44 And ye thall know that I am the LORD, 14 Thou therefore, con of man, prophery, when I have wrought with you for my name's and smite hine hands together, and let the ake, not according to your wicked ways, sword be doubled the third time, the sword for according to your corrupt doings, o'yé of the fain: it is the Sword of the great iouse of Israel, faith the Lord God.

men that are lain, which entereth into their 45 Moreover, the word of the LORD privy chambers. :ame unto me, saying,

1; I have set the point of the sword a. 46 son of man, set thy face toward the gainst all their gates, that their heart may nuth, and drop iny word toward the south, faint, and their ruins be multiplied: ah's ind prophesy againft the foreit of the south it is made bright, it is wrapped up for the field;

flaughter. 47 'And say to the foreft of the south, ticar 16 Go thee one way or other, cither on the word of the LORD; Thus faith the Lord the right hand, or on the left, whithersoever Gop; Behold I will kindle a fire in thee, and thy face is set. it thall devour every green tree in thee, and 17 I will also smire mine bands together, and every diy tree; thé Haming fame mall not I will cause my fury to reft: I the Lord have be quenchel, and all faces from the south to said it. the north fhall be burned therein,

189 The word of the LORD came unco 48 And all flesh thall see that I the LORD me again, saying, have kindled it: it thall not be quenched. 19 Also, thou son of man, appoint thee two

49 Then falil, Ah Lord GOD! they say of ways, that the sword of the king of Babylon me, Doth he not speak parables!

may come : both twain shall come forth out CHAP. XXI.

of one land : and choose thou a place, choose 1 Ezekiel propheferh againli Jerusalem. 8 The it at the head of the way to the city, Darp and brighi sword.

20 Appoint a way, that the sword may , saying,

Judah Jerusalem the defenced. 2 Son of man, set thy face toward Jerusa- 21 For the king of Babylon stood at the len, and drop thy word toward the holy parting of the way, at the head of the two places, and prophesy againit the land of ways to use divination : he made his ar.

rows bright, he consulted with images, he 3 And say to the land of Israel, Thus faith looked in the liver, LE LORD; Behold, I am againt thee, and 22 At his right hand was the divination will draw forth my sword out of his nieath, for Jerusalem, to appoint captains, to opea and will cut of from thee the righteous the mouth in the slaughter, to lift up the and the wicked.

voice with thouting, to appoint batiering 4 seeing then that I will cut off from thee rams againft the gates, to caft a mount and the righteous and the wicked, therefore Mall to build a fort. aby fuord go forth out of his theath against 23 And it thall be unto them as a false all fieth from the south to the north:

divination in their fight, to them that have s That ali ficih may know that I the LORD tworn caths : but he will call to remem. have drawn forih my iword out of his thcath: brance the iniquity, that they may be takes. i thall not returu any more.

24 Therefore thus faith the Lord God; 6 Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with Because ye have niade your iniquity to be the breaking of thy loins and with bitter. remembered, in that your tranfgretlions are nors ligh before their eyes.

discovered, so that in all your doings your 7 And it all be, When they say unto thee, lins do appear; because, i far, that ye are Wherefore fighett thout that thou shali ane come to remembrance, ye ihall be taken Iwer, For the tidings; because it cometh: with the hand. and every heart thall melt, and all hands 25 | And thou, profane wicked prince of thall be feeble, and every spirit thall faint, Israel, whole day is come when iniquity fali and all knees fall be weak as water: be- bag'e an end, hold it cometh, and thall be brought to pass,

26 Thus faith the Lord Gop; Remove the faith the Lord Gon.

diadeni, and take off the crown : this paši 8 9 Again the word of the LORD came unto not be the same : exalt bins that is low, and ine, laying,

abare him that is high. 9 Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus faith 27 I will over turo, overtura, overturn it: the Lord; Say, A Tword, a sword is tharpen. and it shall be no more, until he come whole ed, and also furbithed :

right it is; and I will give it him. ·10 It is tharpened to make a fore flanghter ; 28 9 And thou, son of man, prophefy and it is furbithed that it may glitter : should we say, Thus faith the Lord Gop concerning then make mirth? It contemneth the rod of the Ammonites, and concerning their re. suy fan, as every tree,

proach ; even say thou, The sword, the fword il And he hath given it to be furbithet, is drawn : for the slaughter it is furbiihed, that it may be handled: the sword is tharp- to consume because of the glittering : aned, and it is furbished, to give it into the 29 While they see vanity unto thee, while Band of the dayer.

they divine a lie unto thee, to bring thee 12 Cry and howl, son of man: for it mall upon the necks of them that are dain, of be upon my people, it shall be upon all the the wicked, whose day is come, when their Irinces ni Israel: terrors by reason of the iniquity fall b.rve an end. in or mall be upon my people : smite 3o shall I cause it to return into his theath! therefore upon by thigh.

I will judge thee in the place where thou 13 Lecause it is a trial, and what if the wart created, in the land of the nativity. facord contemn even the rod! It ihall be lo 31 And I will pour out mine indignation 1051, faith the Lord GOD

upon thee, I will blow againt thee in the

Muelo en toe ingrd of the Lord came be melted in the mid thereafter

catalogue of Jerufalem's fins. Chap. xxll, xxill.

She is as drods. tid fire of my wrath, and deliver thee into the fore I will gather you into the midst of

hand of bratith men, and ikilful to deftroy. Jerusalem.

32 Thou shalt be for fuel to the fire; thy 20 As they gather filver, and brass, and dloud Mhall be in the midit of the land, thov iron, and lead, and tin, into the midft of the shalt be no more remembered ; for I the furnace, to blow the fire upon it, to melt LORD have spoken is.

it; so will I gather you in mine anger and CHAP. XXII.

in'my fury, and I will leave you there, and In catalogue of fins in Jerusalem. 17 God melt you. will burn them as drofs in his furnace. 21 Yea, I will gather you, and blow upon

you in the fire of my wrath, and ye Thall unto me, saying, 2 Now, thou son of man, wilt thou judge, 22 As silver is melted in the midft of the wilt thou judge the bloody city? Yea, thou furnace, so shall ye be melted in the midd thalt thew her all her abominations.

thereot; and ye thall know that I the LORD 3 Then say thou, Thus faith the Lord God; have poured out my fury upon you. The cia y meddeth blood in the midst of it, 23. And the word of the LORD came unto that hir time may come, and maketh idols me, saying, against herself to defile herself.

24 Son of man, say unto her, Thou art the 4 Thou art become guilty in thy blood land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in that thou haft fhed ; and hait defiled thyself the day of indignation. in thine idols which thou hast made; and 25. There is a conspiracy of her prophets thou haft caused tny days to draw near, in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ra. and art come even unto thy years : there- veoing tcprey; they have devoured fouls; fore have I made thee a reproach unto the they have taken the treasure and precious heachea, and a mocking to all countries. things; they have made her many widows

5 Those that be near, and those that be far in the midst thereof. from thee, thall mock thee which art in. 26 Her prietts have violated my law, and famous and much vexed.

have protaned mine holy things : they have 6 Behold, the princes of Israel, every one put no difference between the holy and prowere in thee to their power to the blond. fane, f.either have they thewed difference be.

1 In thee have they set light by father and tween the unclean and the clean, and have mother: in the midtt'

of thee have they deale hid their eyes from my labbaths, and I am by opprefion with the Atranger : in thee have profaned among them. they vexed the fatherless and the widow. 27 Her princes in the midit thereof are

8 Thou haft despised mine holy things, and like wolves ravening the prey to med blood, haft profaned my rabbaths.

and to dettroy souls, to get dishoneft gain. 9 In thee are men that carry tales to med 28 And her prophets have daubed them blood : and in thce they eat upon the moun. with untempered mortar, seeing vanity, and tains: in the midft of the they commit divining lies into them, saying, Thus faith lewdness:

the Lord God, when the LORD hath not 10 In thee have they discovered their fa. Spoken. ther's nakeduels : in chee have they humbled 23) The people of the land have used oppref. her that was set apart for pollution.

fion, and exercised robbery, and have vexed 11 And one hath committed abomination the poor and needy; yea, they have oppressed with his neighbour's wife; and another hath the itranger wrongiully. lewdly defiled his daughter in law; and ano. 30 And I fought for a man among them ther in thee hath humbled his litter, his fa. that mouit make up the hedge, and stand in the ther's daughter.

gap before me for the land, that I should not 12 in thee have they taken gifts to med deitroy it; but I found none. blood; thou haft taken ulury and increase, 3: Therefore have I poured out mine indig. and thou haft greedily gained of thy neigh. nation upon them; I have consumed them bours by extortion, and haft forgotte me, with the fire of my wrath: their own way faith the Lord God.

have I recompensed upon their heads, faith 13 9 Behold, therefore I have smitten mine the Lord God. hand at thy dithonert gain which thou hart

CHAP. XXIII. made, and at thy blood which hath been in i The whoredoms of sholab and Abolibad: the midft of thee.

12 aholibab is to be plagued by her lovers: 14 Can thine heart endure, or can thine 45 their judgments. in TH

HE word of the LORD came again unto with thee? I the LORD have spoken it, and me, saying, will do it.

2 Son of man, there were two women, the 15 And I will scatter thee among the hea. daughters of one mother: then, and difper fe thee in the countries, and 3 And they committed whoredoms in will consume thy filthiness out of thee. Egypt; they committed whoredoms in their

16 And thou shalt take thine inheritance youth there were their breasts pressed, and in thyself in the fight of the heathen, and there they bruised the teats of their virginity. thou thalt know that I am the LORD.

4 And the names of them were Aholah the 17. And the word of the LORD came unto elder, and Aholibah her fifter; and they me, saying,

were inine, and they bare fons and daughters. 18 son of man, the house of Israel is to me Thus were their names; Samaria is Aholah, become drofs: all they are brass, and tin, and Jerusalem Aholibah. and iron, and lead, in the midit of the furs s And Aholah played the har.ot when the nace; they are even the drofs of Giver.

was nnne; and me doted on her lovers, on the 19 'Theretore thus faith the Lord Gon; Be. A Tyriaas her neighbours, cause ye are all become drurs, behold, iticie. 6 birb were clotted with blue, captains

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