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war, by casting up mounts, and building forts, to cut off many persons; 18 Seeing he despised the oath by breakin the covenant, when lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not es:

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# Therefore thus saith the Lord GoD :..As I live, surely mine oath that he hath despised, and my covenant that he hath broken, even it will I recompense upon his own head.

20. And I will spread my net upon him; and he shall be taken in my share, and I will bring him to Babylon, and will plead with him there for his trespass that he hath trespassed against

ine. 21 And all his fugitives with all his bands shall fall by the sword, and they that remain shall be sca toward all winds: and ye shall know that I the Lord have spoken it. 22 T Thus saith the Lord Gop; I will also take of the highest branch of the ho cedar and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant it upon .# mountain and eminent: 23 In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they

dwell. 24 And all the trees of the field shall know that I the LoroD haye brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish: I the Lord have spoken and have

done it. CHAPTER XVIII.

1 God reproveth the unjust parable of sour

grapes. 5. He sheweth how he dealeth with a

just father: 10 with a wicked son ###!

father:, 14 with a just, son of a wicked fg; ther: 19, with a wicked man repenting : 24 with, a just mark "...oft. 25. He defend. eth his justice, 31 and exhorteth to repentance.

THE word of the Lord came unto me again,

Saying,

2 W.; mean*: that ye use this proverb con

cerning the land of Israel, *śji he fathers

have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge? T.

3.As I live, snith the Lord Gop, ye shall, not

have occasion any more to use this proverb in

Israel.

4 Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die. - -

5 But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and o:

6 And hath not eaten upon the mountains, neither hath lifted § his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, neither hath defiled his neighbour's wife, neither hath come near to a menstruous woman,

7 And hath not, oppressed any, but hath re; stored, to the debtor his pledge, hath , spoiled none by violence, hath given . bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment;

8. He that hath not given forth upon "... neither hath taken any increase, that hath with: drawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,

9 Hath walked in my statutes, and hath kept my judgments, to deal truly,; he is just, he shall suftly live, saith the Lord Gop.

10 | If he beget a son that is a robber, a shedder of blood, and that doeth the like to any one of these things

1i"And that doeth not any of those duties, but even hath eaten upon the mountains, and defiled his neighbour's wife

12, Hath op ressed the poor and needy, hath spoiled by violence, hath not restored the pledge, and hath lifted up his eyes to the idols, hath committed abomination,

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ment, 17 That hath taken off his hand from the poor, that hath not received usury nor increase, hath executed my judgments, hath walked in my statutes; he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall surely live. 18 Jos for, his father, because he cruelly op: pressed, spoiled his brother by violence, and did t which, is not fo among his people, lo, even he shall die in his !!!"; Yet, say ye, Why? doth, not the son bear the iniquity of the father?, When the son hath done that which is lawful and right, and hath kept all my statutes, and hath done them, he shall surely live. . The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall, not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him. - - - 21 But, if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is layful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him; in #. righteousness that he hath done he shall ive. 23 Have I any pleasure, at all that, the wick: ed should die? saith the Lord God: and not that he should return from his ways, and

lve : 24 T. But when the rightequs turneth away from his righteousness, and , committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all, the abomimations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die. 5 is Yet ye say, The way of the Lorn is not equal. Hear now, O house of Israel; is not my way equal? are not your ways unequal P 26 When a righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniguity, and dieth in them : for his iniquity that he inth done, shall he die. 27 Again, when the wicked man turneth away. from his, wickedness, that, he hath ... and doeth, that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive. Because he considereth and turneth away. from all his transgressions that, he hath committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die. § Yet smith the house of is rael, The way. of the Lord is not equal. O house of Israel, are o; my ways equal? are not your ways unequal --- 30 Therefore, I will judge you, O house of Is. rael, every one o to his ways, saith the Lord Gon. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your run. .31 || Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel? . 32 For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord Gon: wherefore turn Mourselves, and live *io

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MoR, take thou up a lamentation for the princes of Israel 2 And say, What is thy mother? A lioness: * o down of.” she nourished her whelps among young Ilons. 3 %. she brought up, one of her whelps:, it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men. *The nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit, and they brought him with chains unto the land of Egypt. Now when she saw that she had waited, and her hope was lost, then she took another of her whelps, and made him a young lion. 6 o he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, nnd learned to catch the prey, and devoured men; 7 And he knew their desolate palaces, and he laid waste their cities; and the land was desolate, and the fulness thereof, by the noise of his

roaring. - - 8 on the nations set against him on every side from the provinces, and spread their net over him: he was taken in their pit. . . 9 And they put him in ward in, chains, and brought him to the #"#, of Babylon: , they brought him into holds, that his voice should no more be heard upon the mountains of Is

10 TThy mother is like a vine in thy blood planted by the waters: she was fruitful and full of branches by reason of many waters. 11 And she had strong rods for the sceptres of them that bare rule, and her stature was exalted among the thick branches, and she appeared in her height with the multitude of her branches. But she was plucked up in fury, she was cast down to the o: and the east wind dried up her fruit: her strong rods were broken and withered; the fire consumed them. #!" §§ is wood in the wilderness, in a dry and thirsty ground. 1. y fire is gone out of a rod of her branches, which hath devoured her fruit, so that she hath no strong rod to be a sceptre rule. This is a lamentation, and shall be for a lamentation.

CHAPTER XX.

1 God refuseth to be consulted by the elders of Israel. 5 He sherdeth the story of their rebellions in Egypt, 10 in the toilderness, 27 and in the land. 33 He promiseth to gather them by the gospel. Under the name of a jorest he sheweth the destruction of Jerusatem. AN!! it came to pass in the seventh years in the fifth month, the tenthony of the month, that certain of the elders of Israes came to inquire of the Lord, and sat before me. 2 Then came the word of the Lord unto me, say in § §h of man, speak unto the elders of Israel, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God: re, ye come to inquire, of me? As I live, saith the Lord God, I will not be inquired of by

ou. y 4 Wilt thou judge them, son of man? ... wilt thou judge them 2 cause them to know the abominations of their fathers: And say unto, them, Thus saith the Lord God ; In the day when I chose Israel, and lifted up mine hand unto the seed of the house of Jacob, and made myself known unto them in the jand of Egypt, when I lifted up mine hand unto them, saying, 'I am the Lord your God: 6 In the day that I lifted up mine hand unto them, to bring them forth of the land of Egypt into a land # I had espied for them, flowin § milk and honey, which is the glory of

CHAPTER, XX.

of Israel.

7 Then said I unto them, Cast ye away every man the abominations of his eyes, and defile not ourselves with the idols of Egypt: I am the ord your God. 8 But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken unto me: they did not every man cast away the abominations of their eyes, neither did § forsake the idols of Egypt: then I said, I will pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my singer against them in the midst of the land

of #FF 9 But I wrought for my name’s sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, .# whom they were, in whose sight I made mysel known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of o: 10 "Wherefore, I caused them to go forth out of the land of Egypt, and brought them into the wilderness. 11 And I gave them my statutes, and shewed them my ju foo, which if a mán do, he shall even live in them. Moreover, also I gave them my sabbaths, to be a sign between me and them, that they § know that I am the Lord that sanctify e

in. . 13, But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my statutes, and they despised my judgments, which if a man do, he |P. ive in them: and m sabbaths they greatly, polluted: then I said, would pour out my fury upon them in the wilderness, to consume them. But I wrought for my name’s sake, that it should not he polluted before the heathem, in whose sight I brought them out. 15 Yet also I lifted up my hand unto them in the wilderness; that I would not bring them into the land which is had #| || them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands; 16, Because they despised my judgments, and walked not in, my statutes, but polluted my sabbaths: for their heart went after their idols. 17 Nevertheless mine eye spared them from jof them, neither did I make an end of them in the wilderness. - 8 But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile your. selves with their idols: 19 I am the Lord your God; walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them; nd hallow my sabbaths; and they shall be a *. between me and you, that ye may know that I am the Lord your God. 21 Notwithstanding, the children rebelled against me: they Wile not in my statutes neither kept my judgments to do them, which i a man do, he shall even live in them: they pos. luted my sabbaths: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anget against them in the wilderness. eyertheless, I withdrew mine hand, and wrought for my name’s sake, that it should not be | luted in the sight of the heathen, in whose sight I brought them forth. 23 I lifted up mine hand unto them also in the Wilderness, that I would scatter them among the heathen, and disperse them through the countries; 24. Because they had not executed "..."; ments, but had despised io, statutes, and had polluted my sabbaths, and their eyes were after their fathers’ idols. 25 Wherefore I gave them also statutes that were, not good, and judgments whereby they should not live: - - - - ; And I polluted them in their own gifts, in that they caused to pass through the fire all that Qpeneth the , womb, that I might make them desolate, to the end that they might know that I am the Lord. 27 || Therefore, son of man, speak, unto the house of Israel, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GoD, Yet in this Ho: athers, have blasphemed me, in that they have committed a trespass against me.

Threats mixed with promises.

28 For when I had brought them into the land, for the which I lifted up mine hand to give it to them, then they saw every, high hill, and all the thick trees, and they offered there their sacrifices, and there they presented the provocation of their offering: there also they made their sweet sayour, and poured out there their drink-offer

lings. § Then I said unto them, What is the high place, whereunto ye go? and the name thereof is called Bamah unto this o; 30 Wherefore, say unto the house, of Israel, Thus saith the ford Gono Are ye *. after the manner of your fathers?... and commit ye whoredom after their abominations? 31 For when ye offer your gifts, when ye make your sons to pass through the fire, ye pollute yourselves with all your idols, even unto this day: and shall I be inquired of by you, O house of Israel? As I live, saith the Lord God, I will not be inquired of by you. - 32 And that which cometh into your mind shall not be at all, that ye say, We will be as the heathen, as the families of the countries, to serve wood and stone. 33 T.As I live, saith the Lord God, surely with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out, will I rule over

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or D. 39As for you, O house of Israel, thus saith the, Lord, GoD : Go ye, serve ye every one his idols, and hereafter also, if ye will not hearken unto me: but pollute ye my o name no more wo; and with your idols. 40 For, in mine holy mountain, in the mountain of the height of Israel, saith the Lord Gop, there shall all the house of Israel, all of them in the land, serve me: there will I accept them, and there will I require your of; and the first-fruits of your oblations, with all your holy

ings. 41 I will accept you with your sweet savour when I bring you out from the people, an follo, you out of the countries wherein ye have n scattered; and I will be sanctified in you before the heathen. And, ye, shall know that I am the Lorn, when, I shall, bring you into the land of Israel, into the country for the which I lifted up mine hand to §§ it to your fathers. 43 And there shall ye remember your ways, and, all your doings wherein ye have been de. filed; and yeshall loathe, yourselves in your own sight, for all your evils that ye have com. mitted. 44 And ye shall know that I am the Lord, when I have wrought with you for my name’s sake, not according to your wicked ways, nor according to {3}. corrupt doings, O ye house of Israel, saith the Lord GoD. 45 of Moreover the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, 46, Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop thy word toward, the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south

eld : 47 And say to the forest of the south, Hear the

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.4. Seeing then that I will cut off from thee the righteous and the wicked, therefore shall m sword go forth out of his sheath against all fles from the south to the north: That all flesh may know that I the Lorp have drawn forth my sword out of his sheath: it shall not return any more. 6 Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of thy loins; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes. 7 And it j be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore sighest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings, because it cometh; and every heart shall melt, and all hands, shall be feeble and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall weak as water: behold, it cometh, and shall be brought to pass, saith the Lord God. 8 || Again the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, 9 Son of man, Woo., and say, Thus saith the Lord : §: A sword, a sword is sharpened, and also furbished: ... 10 It is sharpened to make a sore slaughter, it is furbished that it may glitter; should we then make mirth P it contemneth the rod of my son, as every tree. - 11 And he hath given it to be furbished, that it *} be handled: this sword is sharpened, and it is furbished, to give it into the hand of the

siayer. 12 Cry and howl, son, of man: for it shall be opo my people, it shall be upon all the princes of Israel: terrors by reason of the sword shall upon my people: smite therefore upon thy

Ign. # Because it is a trial, and what if the sword contemn even the rod? it shall be no more, saith the Lord GoD. 14 Thou, therefore, son of, man, * and smite thine hands, together, and let the word be doubled the third time, the sword of #. slain: it is, the sword of the great men that are slain, which entereth into their privy cham

rS. 15 I have set the point of the sword against all their gates, that, their heart may faint, and their ruins be multiplied: ah!, it is made bright, it is wrap up for the slaughter. 16 Go thee one, way, or other, either on the right hand, or on the left, whithersoever thy face

as Set.

17 I will also smite mine hands together, and I ... cause my fury to rest: I the Lord have said it.

18 "I The word of the Lord came unto me again, saying,

19 Also, thou son of man, appoint thee two ways, that the sword of, the king of Babylon may come: both twain shall come forth out of one, land: and choose thou a place, choose it at the of the way to* city.

A catalogue of

20 #;" a way, that the sword may come to Rabbath of the Ammonites, and to Judah in Jerusalem, the defenced. 21 For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination; he made his arrows bright, ho consulted with images, he looked in the lver. 22 At his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem, to appoint, captains, to open the mouth in the slaughter, to lift up the voice with shouting, to appoint battering rams against the gates, to cast, a mount, and to build a fort;. . 23 And it shall be unto them as a false divination in, their sight, to them that have sworn oaths: but he will call to remembrance the iniquity, that they may be taken. 3. Therefore thus smith the Lord Gon; Be. cause ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are discovered, so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because, I j that ye are come to remembrance, ye shaft be taken with the

and. 2: T And thou, profane wicked prince of Is: rael, whose day is come, when iniquity shall have an end,. 26 Thus saith the Lord GoD : Remove the diadem, and take off the crown : this shall not be same: exalt him that is low, and abase him that is off. ... 27 I will overturn, overturn, overturn it: and it shall be no more, until he come whose right it is ; and I will give it him. 38 of Ánd thou, son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord God concerning the Ammonites, and concerning their reproach: even say, thou, The sword, the sword is drawn: for the slaughter it is furbished, to consume because of the glittering : . 29 While they see vanity unto thee, while they divine a lie unto thee, to bring thee upon the necks of them that are slain, of the wicked, whose day, is come, when their iniquity shall have an end. - 30 Shall I cause it to return into his sheath? I will judge thee in the place where thou wast created, in the land of thy nativity. 31 And I, will pour out mine indignation upon thee, I will blow against thee in the fire of m wrath, and deliver thee into the hand of brutis men, and skilful to destroy. 33. Thou shalt be for fuel to the fire; thy blood shall be in the midst of the land ; thou shalt be no more remembered: for I the Lord have spoken it. CHAPTER XXII. 1 A catalogue of sins, in Jerusalem. 13 God will burn them as dross in his furnace. 28 The general otion of prophets, priests, princes, and people. Moyo the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, - 2. Now, thou son, of man, wilt thou judge, wilt thou judge the bloody city? yea, thou shalt shew her all her abominations. Then say thqug .Thus saith the Lord GoD : The city sheddeth blood in the midst of it, that her time may come, and maketh idols against herself to defile herself. . . 4 Thou art, become guilty in thy blood that thou hast shed; and hast defiled thyself in thine idols which thou hast made; and thou hast caused thy days to drow near, and art come even unto thy years: therefore have I made thee a reproach unto the heathem, and a mocking to all countries. 5 Those that he near, and those that be far from thee, shall mock thee, which art infamous and much vexed. 6 Behold, the princes of Israel, every one were in thee to their power to shed blood. 7. In thee have they set light by father, and mother; in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in thee have they vexed the fatherless ando widow.

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8 Thou hast despised mine holy things, and hast profaned my sabbaths. 9 In thee are, men, that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee o tains: in the midst of t neSS. 10 In thee have they discovered their fathers’ nakedness: in thee have they humbled her that was set apart for Fol. 11 And one hath committed abomination with his ...}}. wife; and another hath lewdly defiled his jo : and another in thee hath humbled his sister, his father’s daughter. 12. In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast roj} gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord

OD. 13_TI Behold, therefore I have smitten mine hand at thy dishonest gain which thou hast made, and at thy blood which hath been in the ee

eat upon the mounee they commit lewd

midst of thee. 14 Can thine heart endure, or, can thine hands be strong, in the days that I shall deal with thee? I the LoRp have spoken it, and will do it. 15 And I will scatter thee among the heathen, and disperse thee in the countries, and will consume thy filthiness out of thee, . - 16 And thou shalt take thine inheritance in thyself in the sight of the heathen, and thou shalt know that I am the LoRD. 17 And the word of the LoRD came unto me,

Saying,

# §n of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross: all they are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they aré even the dross of silver. .

19 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Because ye are all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.

...As they gather silver, and brass, and iron, and lead, and tin, into the midst of the furnace to blow the fire upon it, to melt it; so Wiili gather you in mine anger and in my fury, and I will leave you there, and melt you; . 21 Yea, I will gather you, and blow upon you in the fire of my wrath, and yeshall be melted in the midst thereof. As silver is melted in the midst of the fur

nace, so shall ye be melted in the midst thereof: and ye shall know that I the Lord have poured out my o upon you.

23 T And the word of the Lord came unto me, saying,

Son of man, say unto her, Thou art the land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation. . 2: There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion o, the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they ove made her many widows in the midst there. o

26. Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy, things: they have put no difference between the hosy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes #. my sabbaths, and I am profoned among

em.

27 Her princes, in the midst thereof, are like wolves ravening the § to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

her prophets have daubed them with

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lies unto them, ...'É. hus saith the Lo Gop, when the Lok D hath not spoken. # The people of the land have used oppres

sion, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy:... yea, they have oppressed the “go. wrongfully. 30 And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for #. land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none. - - -herefore, have I poured out mine indignation upon them; I *. consumed them wi

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THE word of the Lord came again unto me, saying, 2 Son of man, there were two women, the daughters of one mother: 3 And they committed whoredoms in §: they committed whoredoms in their youth: there were their breasts pressed, and there they bruised the teats of their virginity. 4 And the names of them were Aholah the elder, and Aholibah her sister; and they were mine, and they bare sons and daughters. Thus were their names; Samaria is Aholah, and Jerusalem Aholibah. 5 And Aholah played the harlot when she was mine ; and she doted on her lovers, on the Assyrians her neighbours, . 6 Which were clothed with blue, captains and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding upon horses. 7 Thus she committed her whoredoms with them, with all them that were the chosen men of ...” and with all on whom she doted; with all their idols she defiled herself. 8 Neither left she her whoredoms o: from Egypt: for in her, youth they, lay with her, and they bruised the breasts of her virginity, and poured their whoredom upon her. Wherefore, I have delivered her into the hand of her lovers, into the hand of the Assyrians, upon whom she doted. id These discovered her nakedness: they took her sons and her daughters, and slew her with the sword; and she became famous among wo. men: for they had executed judgment upon her. 11 And when her sister Aholibah saw this, she was more corrupt in her inordinate love than she, and in her whoredoms more than her sister in her whoredoms. 12 She doted upon the Assyrians her neighbours, captains and rulers clothed most tflo eously, horsemen riding upon horses, all of them i. young men. 13 Then I saw that she was defiled, that they took both one way: 14 And that she increased her whoredoms: for when she saw men portrayed upon the wall, the #. of the Chaldeans portrayed with vernull 10th is Girded with girdles upon their loins, ex: ceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity: 16. And as soon as she saw them with her eyes, she doted upon them, and sent messengers unto them into Chaldea. . . . 17 And the Babylonians came to her into the of love, and they defiled her with their whoredom, and she was polluted with them, and her mind was alienated from them. 18 So she discovered her whoredoms, and dis. covered her nakedness: then my mind was alien: ated from her, like as my mind was alienated from her sister. ... . 19 Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in call. ing to remembrance the days of her youth §fesson she had played the harlot in the land of ypt. For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and whose issue is dike the issue of horses. 21. Thus thou calledst to remembrance the lewdness of o youth, in bruising § teats by the Egyptians for the paps of thy youth. . 22 # herefore, O Aholibah, thus saith the Lord God: Behold, I will raise up thy lovers against thee, from whom thy mind is alienated,

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Aholah and Aholibah. o I will bring them against thee on every side : 3 The Babylonians, and all the Chaldeans. Pekoda and Shon, and koa, and all the Assyrians with them: aii of them desirable 3'. men's captains and rulers, great lords and renowned, all of them riding upon horses. 24 And they shall come against thee with chariots, ..". and wheels, and with an assembly of people, which shall set against thee buckler and shield and helmet round about: and I will set judgment before them, and they shall judge thee according to their judgments. 25 And I will set my jealousy against thee, and they shall deal furiously with thee: they shall take away, thy nose and thine ears; and § remnant shall fall by the sword : they shall take o sons and thy daughters; and thy residue shall be devoured by the fire. 26 They shall also strip thee out of thy clothes, and take away, thy fair jewels, 27 Thus will I make thy lewdness to cease from thee, and thy whoredom brought from the land of Egypt: so that thou shalt not lift up thine eyes unto them, nor remember Egypt any

In ore. 28 For thus saith the Lord Gon: Behold, I will deliver thee into, the hand of them whom thou hatest, into the hand of then from whom thy mind is alienated: And they shall deal with thee hatefully, and shall take away all thy labour, and shall leave thee naked and bare: and the nakedness of th whoredoms shall be discovered, both thy lewdness and thy, whoredoms. 30 I will do these things unto thee, because thou hast gone a whoring after the heathen, and because thou art polluted with their idols. . 31 Thou hast walked in the way of thy sister; therefore will I give her cup into thine hand; . 32, Thus saith the Lord Gop; Thou shalt drink of thy sister’s cup deep and large : thou shalt be laughed to scorn and had in derision ; it containeth much. 33 Thou shalt be filled with drunkenness, and sorrow, with the cup of astonishment and desolation, with the cup of thy sister Sumaria. Thou shit even drink it and suck it out and thou shalt break sherds thereof, an pluck.9ff thine own breasts: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord Gop. 35. Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Because thou hast forgotten me, and cast me behind thy back, therefore bear thou also thy lewdness and thy whoredoms. 36 7. The Lorn, said, moreover, unto me: Son of man, wilt thou .."; Aholah and Aholibah 2 yea, declare unto them their abomina

tions: # That they have committed adultery.. and blood is in their hands, and with their idols have they committed adultery, and have ulso ca their sons, whom they bare unto me, to pass for them through the fire, to devour them. 38 Moreover, this they have done unto me: ...} have defiled my .# in the same day, and have profaned my sabbaths. . 39 For when they had slain their children to their idols, then they came the same day into my sanctuary to profane it; and lo, thus have they done in the niidst of mine house. nd furthermore, that ye have sent for men to come from far, unto whom a messenger orgs sent,; and lo, they came ; for whom thou didst wash, thyself, paintedst thy eyes, and deckedst thyself with ornaments, 41 And satest upon a stately bed, and a table prepared before it, whereupon thou hast set mine incense and mine oil. ... And a voice of a multitude being at ease was with her: and with the men of the common sort were brought Sabeans from the wilderness, which put bracelets upon their hands, and beautiful crowns upon their heads. 3 Then, said I unto her that was old in adulteries, Will they now commit whoredoms with her, and she with them?

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