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The image of jealousy.
CHAP. VIII. IX.
The marked preserved. CHAP. VIII.
house of Israel do in the dark, every man
is shewed the image of jealousy, 7 lhe say, 'The Lord seeth us not; the LORD 1 ch.9. 9.
A in it came to pass in the sixth year, minations that they do
& 20. 1. &
e Dan. 5.5
m Joel 2.17. nch. 11. 1.
& 32. 33.
p Deut. 4. 19. 9 Kings
& ch. 5- 11.
* 3.92, 23
Zech. 7. 13.
the month, in
14 Then he brought me to the door of of the month, as I sat in mine house, and the gate of the Lord's house which was - ch.14the elders of Judah sat before me, that toward the north; and, behold, there sat
bthe hand of the Lord God fell there women weeping for Tammuz.
15 Then said he unto me, Hast thou e ch. 1. 36, 2 Then I beheld, and lo a likeness as seen this, O son of man? Turn thee yet
the appearance of fire: from the appear- again, and thou shalt see greater abomina-
at the door of the temple of the Lord,
hand, and took me by a lock of mine about five and twenty men, with their • Jer. 2. 27. fch. 3. 14. head; and 'the spirit lifted me up between backs toward the temple of the LORD, schedethe earth and the heaven, and brought and their faces toward the east; and they
me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, worshipped Pthe sun toward the east.
to the door of the inner gate that looketh 17 Then he said unto me, Hast thou 33,5, 11: Jer.7toward the north; "where was the seat seen this, O son of man? || Is it a light Jer. 14. 17. i Deat. 32 voketh to jealousy. of the image of jealousy, which pro- thing to the house of Judah that they any thing
commit the abominations which they is commit.' 4 And, behold, the glory of the God commit here? for they have 'filled the a ch.9 9.
of Israel was there, according to the vision land with violence, and have returned to ch. 1. 28. that I saw in the plain.
provoke me to anger: and, lo, they put & 16. 42.8 5 1 Then said he unto me, Son of man, the branch to their nose. lift up thine eyes now the way toward 18 *Therefore will I also deal in fury: 7: 4. 9. & the north. So I lifted up mine eyes the mine 'eye shall not spare, neither will Prov. 1. 28. way toward the north, and behold north- I have pity: and though they tcry in Jeri. 11. 15. ward at the gate of the altar this image mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I SA 12. of jealousy in the entry.
not hear them.
God cannot be intreated for them,
charge over the city to draw near, even
2 And, behold, six men came from the
Heb.watch way of the higher gate, + which lieth to dig now in the wall: and when I had ward the north, and every man ta slaugh- + Heb. a digged in the wall, behold a door. ter weapon in his hand; "and one man his breaking
9 And he said unto me, Go in, and among them was clothed with linen, with in pieces. behold the wicked abominations that a writer's inkhorn + by his side: and they ch. 10. 2,6 they do here.
went in, and stood beside the brasen altar. Heb. upon io So I went in and saw; and behold 3 And the glory of the God of Israel his loins. every form of creeping things, and abo was gone up from the cherub, whereupon 23. & 8. 4. & minable beasts, and all the idols of the he was, to the threshold of the house. 10. 22,8 house of Israel, pourtrayed upon the wall And he called to the man clothed with round about.
linen, which had the writer's inkhorn by + Heb. mark 11 And there stood before them seventy his side; men of the ancients of the house of Israel, 4 And the LORD said unto him, Go and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah through the midst of the city, through the 3: the son of Shaphan, with every man his the midst of Jerusalem, and + seta mark 4 censer in his hand; and a thick cloud of upon the foreheads of the men that sigh 136. Jel: 53: incense went up.
and that cry for all the abominations that 17.2 Cor. 12 Then said he unto me, Son of man, be done in the midst thereof. hast thou seen what the ancients of the 5 And to the others he said in tmine
, Cause them that have
e ver, 10.
Ioh. 11. 13
ing of judg. tuent. nch. & 12 ol's. 10. 11.
The vision of the coals of fire,
and of the cherubins. hearing, Go ye after him through the 7 And one cherub + stretched forth his city, and smite: olet not your eye spare, hand from between the cherubims unto neither have ye pity :
the fire that was between the cherubims, + Heb. men 6. 'Slay futterly old and young, both and took thereof, and put it into the forth.
maids, and little children, and women: hands of him that was clothed with linen: destruction. but ® come not near any man upon whom who took it, and went out. & Rev.9. 4. is the mark; and "begin at my sanctuary. 8 T 'And there appeared in the che i ch... 5. A pet: 35. Then they began at the ancient men
rubims the form of a man's hand under i ch.8.11, which were before the house.
their wings. 7 And he said unto them, Defile the 9 *And when I looked, behold the k ch. 1.is house, and fill the courts with the slain: four wheels by the cherubims, one wheel go ye forth. And they went forth, and by one cherub, and another wheel by slew in the city.
another cherub: and the appearance of 8 And it came to pass, while they the wheels was as the colour of a 'beryl 1 ch. 1. té
were slaying them, and I was left, that stone.
the residue of Israel in thy pouring out been in the midst of a wheel.
11 When they went, they went upon
of the house of Israel and Judah is ex went, but to the place whither the head 9.260e ceeding great, and the land is + full of looked they followed it; they turned not
blood, and the city full of || perverseness: as they went. killed with. for they say, "The LORD hath forsaken 12 And their whole + body, and their + Heb. flora, ! Or, uret the earth, and othe LORD seeth not. backs, and their hands, and their wings,
10 And as for me also, mine 'eye shall and "the wheels, were full of eyes round
not spare, neither will I have pity, but about, even the wheels that they four had. Joai. 29. 15.' 'I will recompense their way upon their 13 As for the wheels, ll it was cried | Or, they peb.she head.
unto them in my hearing, O wheel. 11 And, behold, the man clothed with 14 °And every one had four faces: er, raisal linen, which had the inkhorn by his side, the first face was the face of a cherub, ja
... treported the matter, saying, I have done and the second face was the face of a as thou hast commanded me.
man, and the third the face of a lion, CHAP. X.
and the fourth the face of an eagle. 1 The vision of the coals of fire, to be scattered 15 And the cherubims were lifted up. over the city. 8 The vision of the cherubims. This is P the living creature that I saw by Ls HEN I looked, and, behold, in the the river of Chebar.
* firmament that was above the head 16 And when the cherubims went, a th. 1. $ of the cherubims there appeared over the wheels went by them: and when the them as it were a sapphire stone, as the cherubims lifted up their wings to mount appearance of the likeness of a throne. up from the earth, the same wheels also
2 And he spake unto the man clothed turned not from beside them. with linen, and said, Go in between the 17 'When they stood, these stood; and 3.1. 12,
wheels, even under the cherub, and fill when they were lifted up, these lifted up ho Hobi the thine hand with coals of fire from be- themselves also: for the spirit || of the 10r, a li* chine hand. tween the cherubims, and escatter them living creature was in them.
over the city. And he went in in my sight. 18 Then the glory of the LORD de rent
3 Now the cherubims stood on the right parted from off the threshold of the house, side of the house, when the man went in; and stood over the cherubims. and the cloud filled the inner court. 19 And "the cherubims lifted up their ch. 11.23
4 °Then the glory of the Lord + went wings, and mounted up from the earth in up from the cherub, and stood over the my sight: when they went out, the wheels
threshold of the house; and the bouse also were beside them, and every one stood 1 kings 8. was filled with the cloud, and the court at the door of the east gate of the Lord's
was full of the brightness of the Lord's house; and the glory of the God of Israel
was over them above.
wings was heard even to the outer court, saw under the God of Israel 'by the y eh.... hel's . 29.3, as "the voice of the Almighty God when river of Chebar; and I knew that they he speaketh.
were the cherubims. 6 And it came to pass, that when he 21 ’Every one had four faces apiece, had commanded the man clothed with and every one four wings; "and the likelinen, saying, Take fire from between the ness of the hands of a man was under ver. & wheels, from between the cherubims; then their wings. he went in, and stood beside the wheels. 22 And the likeness of their faces was ch. L.se
& 7.4.& . 18. q ch. 11. 21. + Heb.re turned the word.
cb. 1. 72, 26.
b ch.9. 2, 3
( c. 1. 13, d Soe Rer. 8.5.
e Soe ver
+ Hleb. was lifted up.
10, 11. ch.
g ch. 1.4.
tch 1.6 ver. 14 #ch. 1. S.
.ch. 3. 12, 11.& 6.3. ver. 24.
u Jer. 24. 5. ch. 28. 29.
! Or, It is not for us to
13. ch. 24.3. &c. f ch. 2. 3. & 3. 24.
ch. 14. 11. & 36. 98. & 37.
The princes' sin and judgment.
CHAP. XI. XII. God's purpose in saving a remnant. the same faces which I saw by the river 14 4 Again the word of the Lord came
of Chebar, their appearances and them unto me, saying, e ch. 1. 13. selves : "they went every one straight 15 Son of man, thy brethren, even thy forward.
brethren, the men of thy kindred, and all
the house of Israel wholly, are they unto
whom the inhabitants of Jerusalem have
said, Get you far from the LORD: unto
us is this land given in possession. a remnant, 21 and punishing the wicked. 16 Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord 22 The glory of God leaveth the city. 24 God; Although I have cast them far off Ezekiel is returned to the captivity. among the heathen, and although I have COREOVER the spirit lifted me scattered them among the countries, yet aug. .
and brought me unto the east will I be to them as a little sanctuary in 8. ig. b ch. 10. 19. gate of the Lord's house, which looketh the countries where they shall come. < See ch.&. eastward: and behold at the door of 17 Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord
the gate five and twenty men; among GOD; "I will even gather you from the
will give you the land of Israel.
*they shall take away all the detestable x ch. 37. 33. and give wicked counsel in this city: things thereof and all the abominations
3 Which say, || It is not near; let us thereof from thence. build houses build houses: this city is the caldron, 19 And 'I will give them one heart, 7: 32: 39. and we be the flesh.
and I will put 'a new spirit within you; 37. SceZeph. 4 | Therefore prophesy against them, and I will take the stony heart out of their ? Ps. 51. 10. See Jer. 1. prophesy, O son of man.
flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh: 47.30
.. 5 And 'the Spirit of the LORD fell 20 That they may walk in my statutes, 18, 31, upon me, and said unto me, Speak; Thus and keep mine ordinances, and do them: 6 P. 105.45. saith the LORD; Thus have ye said, and they shall be my people, and I will det. 34. house of Israel: for I know the things that be their God. come into your mind, every one of them. 21 But as for them whose heart walk- 97.
6 6 Ye have multiplied your slain in eth after the heart of their detestable this city, and ye have filled the streets things and their abominations, "I will re- & m: 31. thereof with the slain.
compense their way upon their own heads, 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; saith the Lord God. ha sh. 34:3 "Your slain whom ye have laid in the 22 9 Then did the cherubims o lift up & 10. 13.
midst of it, they are the flesh, and this their wings, and the wheels beside them;
over them above.
upon the mountain " which is on the See Zech. 9 And I will bring you out of the midst east side of the city.
thereof, and deliver you into the hands 24 9 Afterwards the spirit took me up, k ck.58.
of strangers, and I will execute judgments and brought me in a vision by the Spirit
of God into Chaldea, to them of the cap-
25 Then I spake unto them of the cap-
I The type of Ezekiel s removing. 8 It shewed
the captivity of Zedekiah. 17 Esekiel's Or, which Lord: || for ye have not walked in my trembling sheweth the Jews' desolation. 21
statutes, neither executed my judgments, The Jews' presumptuous proverb is reproved.
THE word of the LORD also came un-
2 Son of man, thou dwellest in the : ch. 2. 3. 6, s ch.9 & died. Then 'fell I down upon my face, midst of a rebellious house, which have 27.
and cried with a loud voice, and said, Ah eyes to see, and see not; they have ears & 1280 Jet. Lord God! wilt thou make a full end of to hear, and hear not: "for they are a 13. 13, 14. the remnant of Israel?
e ch. 1. .
Mie. 3. 3. i ver. 9
fch. 8. 4. & 9. 3. & 10. 4.
h ch. 3. 2. ich. &.3.
1 Kings 28 19, 20, 21.
65 Kings 1 25.
73. • See ver. 3. Per sa.
hare not valked.
forth of captivity.
+ Heh. inged for
& 94. 19.
Zedekiah's captivity, and the
Jews' desolation signified. 3 Therefore, thou son of man, prepare 19 And say unto the people of the
thee || stuff for removing, and remove by land, Thus saith the Lord God of the inOr, instru. day in their sight; and thou shalt remove habitants of Jerusalem, and of the land of
from thy place to another place in their Israel; They shall eat their bread with
astonishment, that her land may 'be de Zeek.; i4 4 Then shalt thou bring forth thy stuff solate from all that is therein, because Heb. te by day in their sight, as stuff for removing of the violence of all them that dwell theref.
and thou shalt go forth at even in their therein. Heb. Postihe sight, t as they that go forth into captivity. 20 And the cities that are inhabited
5 t Dig thou through the wall in their shall be laid waste, and the land shall be Montebe. Dis sight, and carry out thereby.
desolate; and ye shall know that I am the
twilight: thou shalt cover thy face, that unto me, saying,
7 And I did so as I was commanded: "The days are prolonged, and every vir my I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff sion faileth ? for captivity, and in the even I + digged 23 Tell them therefore, Thus saith the through the wall with mine hand; 1 Lord God; I will make this proverb to brought it forth in the twilight, and I bare cease, and they shall no more use it as a it upon my shoulder in their sight. proverb in Israel; but say unto them, 8 And in the morning came the word * The days are at hand, and the effect of Label
Zeph.2.14 of the LORD unto me, saying,
every vision. 9 Son of man, hath not the house of 24 For there shall be no more any 35
Israel, the rebellious house, said unto vain vision nor flattering divination with Las 2.4 ch.17. 12 thee, What doest thou?
in the house of Israel. 10 Say thou unto them, Thus saith the 25 For I am the LORD: I will speak, Mal. 1. 1. Lord God; This 6 burden concerneth the and the word that I shalt speak shall also
prince in Jerusalem, and all the house of come to pass; it shall be no more pro 213 Lake Îsrael that are among them,
longed: for in your days, O rebellious 11 Say, "I am your sign: like as I have house, will I say the word, and will per
done, so shall it be done unto them: form it, saith the Lord God. *Heb. by re- t'they shall remove and go into captivity. 26 | Again the word of the LORD
12 And the prince that is among them came to me, saying, shall bear upon his shoulder in the twi 27 Son of man, behold, they of the b ver. 12 light, and shall go forth: they shall dig house of Israel say, The vision that he through the wall to carry out thereby: he seeth is for many days to come, and he ? Pet. 3+ shall cover his face, that he see not the prophesieth of the times that are far off. ground with his eyes.
28 « Therefore say unto them, Thus 4 rer. 238 13 My "net also will I spread upon saith the Lord God; There shall none
him, and he shall be taken in my snare: of my words be prolonged any more, but
15 P And they shall know that I am the me, saying,
thou unto * +them that prophesy out of 16 But I will leave ta few men of their own hearts, Hear ye the word of *** Hob, men them from the sword, from the famine, the Lord;
and from the pestilence; that they may 3 Thus saith the Lord God; Woe unto . Or, and
4 O Israel, thy prophets are like the Cant. 2.15.
5 Ye" have not gone up into the ligaps, or. 18 Son of man, 'eat thy bread with neither + made up the hedge for the house breathe. quaking, and drink thy water with trem- of Israel to stand in the battle in the day here in the bling and with carefulness,
of the LORD.
h ver. 6.
into captivity. i 2 Kings 25. 4, 5,7. k Jer. 39. 4.
1 Job 19. 6. Lan. 1. 13Jer. 52.9. ch. 17. 20.
n 2 Kings 25
och. 5. 2, 12.
A Nde the word of the Lord came unto
p Ps. 9. 16 ch.6.7, 14. & 11. 10. ver. 16, 20.
+ Heb the
hesrts. b Jer. 14. *
9 ch.6.8, 9. 10.
d Ps. 100.
r ch. f. 16.
e ver. 23.
Or, a slight wall.
ch. 14. 8. & 15:
False prophets reproved, 8c.
Of prophetesses and their pillows. 6 They have seen vanity and lying will ye save the souls alive that divination, saying, The LORD saith ; and unto you?
the LORD hath not sent them: and they 19 And will ye pollute me among my h. 23. 24. & have made others to hope that they would people "for handfuls of barley and for ... Mic. confirm the word.
pieces of bread, to slay the souls that 3 5. 7 Have ye not seen a vain vision, and should not die, and to save the souls have ye not spoken a lying divination, alive that should not live, by your lying whereas ye say, The LORD saith it; albeit to my people that hear your
lies? I have not spoken?
20 Wherefore thus saith the Lord God; 8 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against your pillows, whereBecause ye have spoken vanity, and seen with ye there hunt the souls to make some into lies, therefore, behold, I am against you, then fly, and I will tear them from your saith the Lord God.
arms, and will let the souls go, even the 9. And mine hand shall be upon the souls that ye hunt to make them fly.
prophets that see vanity, and that divine 21 Your kerchiefs also will I tear, and Oro secret, lies: they shall not be in the || assembly of deliver my people out of your hand, and
Ezraz 59, my people, ' neither shall they be written they shall be no more in your hand to
heart of the righteous sad, whom I have 10 Because, even because they have se- not made sad; and strengthened the Jer. 23. 14, G. 14. duced my people, saying, 'Peace; and hands of the wicked, that he should not should save
there was no peace; and one built up || a return from his wicked way, llt by pro- by k ch.12.28. wall, and, lo, others (daubed it with un- mising him life:
quickening tempered morter:
23 Therefore "ye shall see no more ii Say unto them which daub it with vanity, nor divine divinations: for I will sh: 19.31
untempered morter, that it shall fall: deliver my people out of your hand: xver. 9. cb38.22. there shall be an overflowing shower; and ye shall know that I am the LORD. and ye, 0 great hailstones, shall fall;
CHAP. XIV. and a stormy wind shall rend it.
1 God answereth idolaters, according to their 12 Lo, when the wall is fallen, shall it own heart. 6 They are exhorted to repent, not be said unto you, Where is the daub for fear of judgments, by means of seduced ing wherewith ye have daubed it?
prophets. 12 God's irrevocable sentence of
famine, 15 of noisome beasts, 17 of the 13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God;
sword, 19 and of pestilence. 22 A remnant I will even rend it with a stormy wind in shall be reserved for example of others. my fury; and there shall be an overflow THEN * came certain of the elders of cir. 594. ing shower in mine anger, and great hailstones in my fury to consume it.
2 And the word of the LORD came 14 So will I break down the wall that unto me, saying, ye have daubed with untempered morter, 3 Son of man, these men have set up and bring it down to the ground, so that their idols in their heart, and put the belo 77.2 the foundation thereof shall be discovered, stumblingblock of their iniquitý before
and it shall fall, and ye shall be consumed their face: should I be enquired of at ve: 9. in the midst thereof: "and ye shall know all by them? that I am the LORD.
4 Therefore speak unto them, and say 15 Thus wil! I accomplish my wrath unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; upon the wall, and upon them that have Every man of the house of Israel that setdaubed it with untempered morter, and teth up his idols in his heart, and putteth will say unto you, The wall is no more, the stumblingblock of his iniquity before neither they that daubed it;
his face, and cometh to the prophet; I 16 To wit, the prophets of Israel which the LORD will answer him that cometh
prophesy concerning Jerusalem, and according to the multitude of his idols; Jer. & 14. which see visions of peace for her, and 5 That I may take the house of Israel
there is no peace, saith the Lord God. in their own heart, because they are all
17 Likewise, thou son of man, ° set estranged from me through their idols. thy face against the daughters of thy 6 1 Therefore say unto the house of people, Pwhich prophesy out of their Israel, Thus saith the Lord God; Repent, own heart; and prophesy thou against and turn ll yourselves from your idols; 10r, others. them,
and turn away your faces from all your 18 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; abominations.
Woe to the women that sew pillows to all 7 For every one of the house of Israel, [ Or, elbows. || armholes, and make kerchiefs upon the or of the stranger that sojourneth in Is
head of every stature to hunt souls! Will rael, which separateth himself from me, q 3Pet. 2. 14 ye 'hunt the souls of my people, and I and setteth up his idols in his heart, and
a ch.8.1. & 20. I. & 33. 31.
c Kings 3. 13.
23. ch. 1.8.
och. 20. 46. & 21. 2.