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Her triumph over her enemies. 12 For the rich men thereof are full of vio- 7 Therefore I will look unto the LORD: I Before Christ lence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken will wait for the God of my salvation::my


God 710. lies, and p their tongue is deceitful in their will hear me.

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8 g h Rejoyce not against me, O mine ene-b Lam. 4. 13 Therefore also will I make thee fick in my: when I fall, I shall arise ; when I Git in smiting thee, in making thee desolate because of darkness, the Lord Mall be a light unto me.

9 i I will bear the indignation of the LORD, Lam. 3. 14 9 Thou shalt eat, but not be satisfied, and because I have sinned against him, until he plead 39. Hor

. 4. 10. thy casting down shall be in the midst of thee, my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will , Deut. 28, and thou Thale take hold, but shalt not deliver : me forth to the light, and I shall behold

and that which thou deliverest will I give up to his righteousness.
the sword.

10 | Then he that is mine enemy shall see it, lor; 15 Thou shalt fow, but thou shalt not and shame shall cover her which said unto me, will see her Hag . 1.6. reap: thou shalt tread the olives, but thou shalt & Where is the LORD thy God? mine eyes shall that is maine

not anoint thee with oyl; and sweet wine, but behold her : now + shall she be troden down as cover her shalt not drink wine.

the mire of the streets. 16 For the statutes of : Omri are kept, 11 In the day that thy 'walls are to be built, 3, 10.& 16. Kines

, and all the works of the house of " Ahab, and ye in that day shall the decree be far removed. King. walk in their counsels, that I should make theca 12 In that day also

m he shall come even to Joel 2.17. I desolation, and the inhabitants thereof an thee from Affyria, II and from the fortified cities, the the best hissing: therefore


shall bear the reproach of and from the fortress even to the river, and from for a treada afonishmy people.

sea to sea, and from mountain to mountain. CHAP. VII. 13 | Notwithstanding the land shall be deso-11,

1 The church complaining of her small number, 3 and late because of them that dwell therein, - for the Ifai. 19.

the general corruption, sputteth her confidence, fruit of their doings.
not in man, but in God. 8 She triumpheth over her 14 ! Feed thy people with thy rod, the even so.
enemies. 14 God comfortetb ber by promises

, 16 by flock of thine heritage, which dwell solitarily in After that confufion of the enemies, 18 and by his mercies.

the wood, in the midst of Carmel: let them feed is hath been. Wia the gather

O is me, for I am as t when they have ga- in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.
thered the summer-fruits, as the

grape 15 According to the days of thy coming outlet ings of fum

gleanings of the vintage : there is no cluster to of the land of Egypt will I shew unto him mar

eat : *my soul desired the first-ripe fruit. Hor. 9. 10. 2 The blgood man is perished out of the 16 The nations shall see and be confounded 6 Pfal. 12. earth : and there is none upright among men: at all their might : °they shall lay their hand. Job 21.

.they all lie in wait for blood: they hunt every upon their mouth, their ears shall be deaf.
man his brother with a net.

17 They shall lick the P dust like a serpent, Pfal. 72. merciful. 3 $ That they may do evil with both hands 4 they shall move out of their holes like ll worms kiaiah 49.

earnestly, the prince asketh, d and the judge of the earth : they thall be afraid of the LORD *; Ifai.n. asketh for a reward: and the great man he utter- our God, and shall fear because of thee. eth + his mischievous desire: To they wrap it up:

18 Who is a God like unto thee, that 'par-li Or, 4 The best of them is as a brier : the most doneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression things the mischief upright is harper than a thorn-hedge: the day of the remnant of his heritage ? she retaineth Exod

. of his foul of thy watchmen, and thy visitation cometh'; not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in pfal. now shall be their perplexity.

mercy. 5 & Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not 19 He will turn again, he will have com- 16. f Jer. 9.4.

confidence in a guide : keep the doors of thy pallion upon us : he will subdue our iniquities : Jer. 3.5. Ezek." mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom. and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of

6 For 8 the son dishonoureth the father, the che sea. 21, 35, 36. daughter riseth up against her mother, the daugh- 20 Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, c Luke 53.821. ter in law against her mother in law; a mans and the mercy to Abraham, which thou haft -73enemies are the men of his own house,

sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.

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be fown: out of the house of thy gods will I cut Before The majesty of God in goodness to his people, and seven off the graven image, and the molten image, i Christ rity against bis enemies.

will make thy grave, for thou art vile.

15 Behold upon the ' mountains the feet of, 7?.
HE burden of Nineveh. him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth 7.
The book of the vision of peace : o Judah,' + keep thy folemn feasts,
Nahum the Elkoshire.

perform thy vows: for the wicked shall no † Heb.
2 || God is b jealous, and more pass through thee, he is utterly cut off.
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furious, the Lord will take The fearful and victorious armies of God against Ni-
God anda vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth
wrath for his enemies.

E that dasheth in pieces is come up before | Or, 3 The LORD is a slow to anger,


thy face : a keep the munition, watch The dispera Plai. 94. power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the way, make thy loyns strong, fortifie tby hammer,

. the Lord bath his way in the wirlwind, and power mightily, that hath in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his 2 b For the LORD hath turned away || theb llai. 10. feet.

excellency of Jacob, as the excellency of Israel : 4 He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, for c'the emptiers have emptied them out, and the pride of Pfal. 18. and dryeth up all the rivers : Balhan languish- married their vine-branches.

Jacob as

the pride of Hab. 3.s, eth, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon 3 The shield of his mighty men is made red, Israel, languisheth. the valiant men are ll in scarlet : the chariots Plal

. 80. 5 & The mountains quake at him, and the ball be with || Aaming torches in the day of his Hos

. 10. 1. & Pfal . 97. hills melt, and the earth is burnt at his presence, preparation, and the fir-trees shall be terribly diea'Scarlet

. yea, the world, and all that dwell therein. Ihaken.

6 Who can stand before his indignation? and 4 The chariots shall rage in the streets, they fiery torchete

who can + abide in the fierceness of his anger ? shall justle one against another in the broad ways: Jiandap. his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are + they shall seem like torches, they shall run + Heb. thrown down by him.

like the lightnings. 7 The Lord is good, a || strong hold in the 5 He Thall recount his I worthies : they shall hvernietige day of trouble, and " he knoweth them that trust fumble in their walk : they shall make haste to gallants. in him.

the wall thereof, and the + defence shall be pre- + Heb. 8 iBut with an overrunning flood he will make pared. 26.& 11. an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness 6 The gates of the rivers shall be opened, | Or, 50, 22,4°. shall pursue his enemies.

and the palace shall be il dissolved. 9 What do ye imagine against the LORD? 7

And | Huzzab shall be I led away captive, that which he will make an utter end : affliction shall not she shall be brought up, and her maids shall lead you the latest rise up che second time.

ber as with the voice of doves, tabring upon there was a 19 For while they be folden together as thorns their breasts.

k and while they are drunken as drunkards, they 8 But Nineveh is of old like a pool of water: discovered. 2 counseller shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.

yet they shall flee away. Stand, stand, Mall they conta 11 There is one come out of thee, that ima- cry; but none shall I look back. If they gineth evil against the Lord:ta wicked coun- 9. Take ye the spoil of silver, take the spoil of the bath seller.

gold: for ihere is none end of the store, and I or, 12 Thus faith the LORD, | Though they be glory out of all the + pleasant furniture

. they have quiet, and likewise many, yet thus shall they 10 She is empty, and void, and waste, and been many, be + cut down, when he shall pass through: the d heart melteth, and the knees smite tothough I have afflicted thee, I will afflict thee gether, and much pain is in all loyns, and the fore

, &c. faces of them all gather blackness.

vefsels of 13 For now will I break his yoke from off 11 Where is the dwelling of the lions, and desire

. have passed thee, and will burst thy bonds in sunder. the feeding-place of the young lions? where the , Ifai. 13.

14 And the LORD hath given a command- lion, even the old lion walked, and the lions & Dan.s. fhorn. ment concerning thee, that no more of thy name whelp, and none made them afraid.

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OJ 12 The lion did tear in pieces enough for his 9 Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, Betore Christ whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled and it was infinite, Put and Lubim were +'thy

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: Lord of hosts, and I will burn her chariots in captivity: 8 her young children also were dashed in the help. the smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young in pieces at the top of all the streets : and they 137.9. lions, and I will cut off they prey from the cast lots for her bonourable men, and all her earth, and the voice of thy messengers shall no great men were bound in chains. more be heard.

11 Thou also shalt be i drunken : thou shalt 16. CHAP. III.

be hid, thou also fhalt seek strength because of

the enemy.
The miserable ruine of Nineveh.

12 All
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O to the t a bloody city, it is all full of trees with the first-ripe figs: if they be shaken

lies and robbery, the prey departeth not. they fhall even fall into the mouth of the eater.

2 The noise of a whip, and the noise of the iz Behold, 'thy people in the midst of thee! jer. so. 24, 6, 91, rattling of the wheels, and of the pransing are women : the gates of thy land shall be set 37:&st. horses, and of the jumping chariots.

wide open unto thine enemies, the fire shall de-
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both + the bright vour thy bars. she frame of sword and the glittering spear, and there is a 14. Draw thee waters for the siege, m fortifie m Chap.

multitude of lain, and a great number of car- thy strong holds : go into clay and tread the 2. 1. lightning of cases; and there is none end of their corpses: morter, make strong the brick-kiln.

they itumble
upon their corpses:

15 There shall the fire ,devour thee : the 4 Because of the multitude of the whore-fword shall cut thee off: it shall eat thee up like b Ifai. 47. doms of the well-favoured harlot, the mistress the canker-worm: make thy self many as the

of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her canker-worm, make thy self many as the locusts.
whoredoms, and families through her witch- 16 Thou hast multiplied thy merchants

above the stars of heaven : the canker-worm
5 Behold, I am against thee, faith the LORD spoileth and flieth away.
. Ifai.47. of hosts, and I will discover thy skirts upon 17 Thy crowned are as the locusts, and precadesh

thy face, d and I will fhew the nations thy naked- thy captains as the great grashoppers, which Rev.g. ness, and the kingdoms thy fhame.

camp in the hedges in the cold day, but when ? 6 And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, the fun ariseth they flee away, and their place is Hab. 2. and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazing- not known where they are. ftock.

18 Thy shepherds slumber, Oking of Af- . Exod. 7 And it shall come to pass, that all they that fyria: thy l nobles shall dwell in the duft : thy Pail. 96.6. look upon thee, shall flee from thee, and say, people is scattered upon the mountains, and no lor, Nineveh is laid waste, who will bemoan her ? man gathereth tbem.

Whence shall I seek comforters for thee? pourishing

19 There is not healing of thy bruise: thy + Heb. 8 e Art

thou better than I + populous "No, wound is grievous : Pall that hear the bruit of prinkling. 10. Amon that was lituate among the rivers, that bad the thee shall clap the hands over thee ; for upon 15. f Jer

waters round about it, whose rampart was the whom hath not thy wickedness passed contiEzek. 30 sea, and her wall was from the lea?


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fore lookest thou upon 'them that deal treache- Before 1 Unto Habakkuk complaining of the iniquity of the rously, and holdest thy tongue when the wick- Chrift

land, 5 is fbewed the fearful vengeance by the Chal, ed devoureth the men that is more righteous circa deans : 12 He complainet b that vengeance should than he ?

626. be executed by them ubo are far worse.

14 And makest men as the fishes of the fea, as sceness HE burden which Ha- the il creeping things that have no ruler over | 0r,

bakkuk the prophet did see. them?
2 O LORD, how long 15 They i take up all of them with the i Amos
shall I cry, and thou wilt angle: they catch them in their net, and gather 4. 2.
not hear ! even cry out unto them in their || drag; therefore they rejoyce and || Or,
thee of violence, and thou are glad.
wilt not fave!

16 Therefore k they facrifice unto their net, k lfai, 10,
3. Why dost thou shew me iniquity, and and burn incense unto their drag: because by 53.
cause me to behold grievance ? for spoiling and them their portion is fat, and their meat
violence are before me: and there are that raise it plenteous.
strife and contention.

17 Shall they therefore empty their net, and dainty:

t Heb. 4 Therefore the law is lacked, and judg- not spare continually to slay the nations? fai, ment doth never

forth : for the a wicked doch

Aas 13. compass about the righteous: therefore | wrong 1 Unto Habakkuk waiting for an answer, is shewed
i Fulfilled, judgment proceedeth.

that he must wait by faith. 5 The judgment upon 5 g b Behold ye among the heathen, and the Chaldeans for unsatiableness, 9 for covetouf. Heb

. regard, and wonder marvellously : for 1 will ness, 12 for cruelty, 15 for drunkenness, 18 and breadths work a work in your days, which ye will not

for idolatry. from them believe though it be told you. Shall proceed the judge For to, 11 raise up the Chaldeans, that I woon zftand upon my watch,

and fet me

fee bitter and hasty nation, which fhall march what he will say || unto me, and what I shall an- fenced place. there and through the t breadth of the land, to poffels swer + when I am reproved. ty of these. the dwelling-places that are not theirs.

2 And the LORD answered me, and said, I or, † Heb.

7 They are terrible and dreadful : | their b Write the vision, and make it plain upon argued Sharp. Jer

. 5.6. judgment and their dignity shall proceed of tables, that he may run that readeth it. Z-ph. 3.3. Chemselves.

3 For the vision is yet for an appointed upon my 8 Their horses also are swifter than the leo- time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie : reproof, or, she sapping

pards, and are more † fierce than the evening though it tarry, wait for it, because it will get up of their wolves : and their horsemen shall spread them- d surely come, it will not tarry, faces, &c. felves, and their horsemen shall come from far, 4 Behold, his soul which is lifted up, is not faces shall d they shall fly as the eagle that hafteth to eat. upright in him : but the juft shall live by his d Hebr.

9 They shall come all for violence: I + their faith. Heb. face shall sup up as the east-wind, and they shall 5 S. || Yea, also, because he transgresseth by 36. fation of gather the captivity as the sand.

wine, be is a proud man, neither keepeth at 17. their faces 10 And they shall fcoff at the kings, and the home, who enlargeth his desire f as hell, and is Gale3. 11.

princes shall be a fcorn unto them : they shall as death, and cannot be fatisfied, but gathereth 38. Dan. s. deride every strong hold, for they shall heap dust unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all 1 or, and take it.

people. 11 Then shall

bis mind change, and he shall 6 Shall not all these take up a párable against Prov 13. Ijog pass over, and offend, e imputing this his power him, and a taunting proverb against him, and 37:16.8 unto his god.

say, || Wo to him that increaseth that which is il or, 12 S Art thou not from everlasting, 0 not his : how long? and to him that ladeth him- Ho, be.

LORD my God, mine holy one ? f we fhall not self with thick clay.
Deut. 32. die: O LORD, & thou hast ordained them for 7 Shall they not rise up suddenly that shall
Heb judgment, and 0 + mighty God, thou hast bité thee, and awake that shall vex thee, and
+ eltablished them for correction.

thou shalt be for booties unto them? 13 - Thou art of purer eyes than to behold 8 8 Because thou hast spoiled many nations, & Ifai. 33. grievance. evil, and canft not look on ' iniquiry: where all the remnant of the people shall spoil thee : *.

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Against covetousnefs.

Before b because of mens + blood, and for the violence was afraid : O LORD, I revive thy work in the Before
of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell midst of the years, in the midst of the


e years make 626. therein. known; in wrath remember mercy.

626. BVerf. 17.

9 Wo to him that i coveteth an evil co- 3 God came from Teman, 6 and the holy i or, Heb.' vetoulness to his house, that he may set his nest One from mount Paran. Selah. His glory co

alive. i Jer.22. on high, that he may be delivered from the vered the heavens, and the earth was full of his + power of evil.


the forth. gaineth an io Thou hast consulted shame to thy house,

4 And his brightness was as the light, he had evilgain

. ilgan by cutting off many people, and hast linned #horns coming out of his hand, and there was the judges

: 4 palm of the against thy soul,

hiding of his power,
11 For the stone shall cry out of the wall, 5 ¢ Before him went the pestilence, and bright

and the I beam out of the timber shall || answer it. I burning coals went forth at his feet. piece, or,

of his side. faftning 12. S Wo to him that buildeth the town 6 He stood and measured the earth : he c Nah. Ia with kt blood, and stablisheth a city by ini- beheld, and drove alunder the nations, and the l'or

, soitness against it. quity.

everlasting mountains were scattered, the

perpede Jer. 22.

diseases. 13 Behold, is it not of the Lord of hosts, tual hills did bow: his ways are everlasting Ezek.24. that the people shall labour in the very fire, and 7 I saw the tents of Culhan in affliction : 24

the people shall weary themselves i for very and the curtains of the land of Midian did Ethiopia. + Heb. vanity?


under affilia 14 For the earth shall be filled || with the 8 Was the LORD displeased against the rivers? dion, or, knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the was thine anger against the rivers ? was thy

vanity. waters cover the sea.

wrath against the sea, that thou didst ride upon d Deut. 15. Wo unto him that giveth his neigh- thine horses, and | thy chariots of salvation? by knoping bour drink: that puttest thy bottle to bim, and 9 Thy bow was made quite naked according the chariots the LORD. makest him drunken

also, that thou mayest look to the oaths of the tribes, even thy word. Selah. we are able
on their nakedness.
# Thou didst cleave the earth with rivers.

Thou diaft
16 Thou art filled || with shame for glory : 10 e The mountains faw thee, and they

drink thou also, and let thy foreskin be unco- trembled : the overflowing of the water passed rivers of the wishglory. vered: the cup of the Lords right hand shall by: the deep uttered his voice, and lift up his "Jet 25: be turned unto thee, and shameful Ipewing shall hands on high. be on thy glory.

1 The fun and moon fftood still in their 4, 17 For the violence of Lebanon shall cover habitation : \ at the light of thine & arrows they f Jolh. 20.

thee: and the spoil of beasts which made them went, and at the shining of thy glittering spear. Hor, • Vers, 8. afraid because of mens blood, and for the vio- 12 Thou didît march through the land in thine ar.

lence of the land, of the city, and of all that indignation : h thou didst trelh the heathen in ons morale. dwell therein.

anger: Jer. 10. 18 Ç What profiteth the graven image, that 13 Thou wentest forth for the salvation of Joh. 16.

the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten thy people, even for falvation with thine a- h

image, and a P teacher of lies, that t the maker nointed, i thou woundedst the head out of the + Heb.

of his work trusteth therein to make bim dumb house of the wicked, by + discovering the foun- 21. one of his idols ?

dation unto the neck. Selah. fashion.

19 Wo unto him that faith to the wood, 14 Thou didst strike through with his faves naked.

Awake ; to the dumb ftone, Arise, it shall the head of his villages: they came out as a + Heb. de filent all teach : behold, it is laid over with gold and whirlwind to fcatter me: their rejoycing was as pertencem.

the earth be- silver, and there is no breath at all in the midlt to devour the poor secretly:
of it.

15 Thou didst walk through the sea with
20 But 4. the LORD is in his holy temple: thine horses, through the | heap of great waters. ! Or;
+ let all the earth keep silence before him. 16 When I heard, my belly trembled: my

lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entred into

my bones, and I trembled in my felf, that I 1 Habakkuk in his prayer, trembleth at Gods majesty might rest in the day of trouble: when he cometh 17 The confidence of his faith.

up unto the people, he will

. || invade them with it, Psal. 7.

Prayer of Habakkuk the prophet a upon his troops.

17. Although the fig-tree shall not blossom,
According to 2 O LORD, I have heard + thy speech and neither shall fruit be in the vines, the labour of
fungs, uti lanes, called nr. Hebrew, Skigionosh. † Hebe thy reports of thyhearing the olive Ihall fail, and the fields shall + Hebo.


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