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g 21 Son of man, set thy face against Zidon, and prophesy against

it, 22 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against thee, O Zidon; and I will be glorified in the midst of thee: and they shall know that I am the Lo RD, when I shall have executed judgments in her, and shall be sanctified in her. w 23 For I will send into her pestilence, and blood into her streets ; and the wounded shall be judged in the midst of her by the sword upon her on every side; and they shall know that I am the Lord. b 24 is And there shall be no more a pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor any grieving thorn of all that are round about them that despised them ; and they shall know at I am the Lord God. 25 Thus saith the Lord God ; When I shall have gathered the house of Israel from the people among whom they are scattered, and hail be sanctified in them in the sight of the heathen, then shall they dwell in their land that I have given to my servant Jacob. 26 And they shall dwell safely therein, and shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yea, they shall dwell with confidence, when I have executed judgments upon all those that despise them round about them; and they shall know that I am the Lord their God. CHAP. XXIX. f IN the tenth year, in the tenth month, in the twelfth day of the month, the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, #. 2 Son of man, set thy face against haraoh king of Egypt, and proÉ. against him, and against all §§. c 3 Speak, and say, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great dragon that lieth in the midst of his rivers, which hath said My

river is mine own, and I have made it for myself. w 4 But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the fish of thy rivers shall stick unto thy seales. 5 And I will leave thee thrown into the wilderness, thee and all the fish of thy rivers: thou shalt fall upon the open fields; thou shalt not be brought together, nor gathered: I have given thee for meat to the beasts of the field and to the fowls of the heaven. 6 And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall know that I am the Lord, because they have been a staff of reed to the house of Israel. 7.When they took hold of thee by thy hand, thou didst break, and rend all their shoulder ; and when thew leaned u thee, thou brakest, and madest all their loins to be at a stand. r8 "I Therefore thus saith the Lord God ; Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee, and cut off man and beast out of thee. 9 And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the Lord : because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it. g 10 Behold, therefore I am against thee, and against thy rivers, and 1 will make the land of Egypt utterly waste and desolate, from the tower of Syene even unto the borders of Ethiopia. r 11 No foot of man shall through it, nor foot of beast shall ass through it, neither shall it be inhabited forty years. D 12 And I will make the land of Egypt, desolate in the midst of the countries that are desolate, and her cities among the cities that are laid waste shall be desolate forty years: and I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations, and will disperse them through the countries. 13 || Yet thus o the Lord God: 8

At the end of forty years will I gather the Egyptians from the people whither they were scattered : r 14 And I will bring again the captivity of Egypt, and will cause them to return into the land of Pathros, into the land of their habitation; and they shall be there a base

kingdom. r 15 It shall be the basest of the kingdoms; neither shall it exalt itself any more above the nations: for I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations. 16 And it shall be no more the confidence of the house of Israel, which bringeth their iniquity to remembrance, when they shall, look after them : but they shall know that I am the Lord God. f 17 || And it came to pass in the seven and twentieth year, in the first month, in the first day of the month, the word of the Loft D came unto me, saying, 18 Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyrus : every head was made bald, and every shoulder was peeled: yet had he no wages, nor his army, for Tyrus, for the service that he had served against it : r 19 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will i. the land of Egypt, unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall take her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey; and it shall be the for his army. 20 I have given him the land of Egypt for his labour where with he served against it, because they wrought for me, saith the Lord God. b 21 || In that day will I cause the horn of the house of Israel to bud forth, and I will give thee the opening of the o in the midst of

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am the Lo R.D. CHAP. XXX. / THE word of the Lond came again unto me, saying, w2 Son of man, prophesy and say,

Thus saith the Lord GoD ; Howl ye, Wo worth the day ! 3 For the day is near, even the day of the Lo Rid is near, a cloudy

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heathem. f 4 And o sword shall o o 2gypt, and great pain, sha in É. "... slain shall fall in Egypt, and they shall take away her multitude, and her foundations shall be broken down. g 5 Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, and all the mingled people, and Chub, and the men of the land that is in o shall fall with them by the sword. r 6 Thus saith the Lord ; They also that uphold Egypt shall fall: and the pride of her power shall come down : from the tower of Syene shall they fall in it by the sword, saith the Lord God. 7 And they shall be desolate in the midst of the countries that are desolate, and her cities shall be in the midst of the cities that are wasted. 8 And they shall know that I am the Lord, when I have set a fire in Egypt, and when all her helpers ...i. destroved. 9. In that day shall messengers go forth from me in ships to make the careless Ethiopians afraid, and great pain shall come upon them, as in the day of Egypt: for, lo, it cometh. r 10 Thus saith the Lord GoD ; I will also make the multitude of Egypt to cease by the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon. 11 He and his people with him, the terrible of the nations, shall be brought to destroy the land; and they shall draw their swords against Egypt, and fill the land with the slain. 12 And I will make the rivers dry, and sell the land into the hand

the land waste, and all that is therein, by the hand of strangers: I the Lord have spoken it.

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r 13 Thus saith the Lord God; | Pharaoh's arms, and he shall groan will also destroy the idols, and I before him with the groanings of a will cause their images to cease out deadly-wounded man. of Noph; and there shall be no 25 But I will strengthen the arms more a prince of the land of Egypt | of the king of Babylon, and the arms and I will put a fear in the land of of Pharaoh shall fall down; and Egypt. they shall know that I am the Lord, of; And I will make Pathros de: when I shall put my sword into the solate, and will set fire in Zoan, and hand of the king of Babylon, and he will execute judgments in No. shall stretch it out upon the land of

15 And I will pour my fury upon Egypt. -Sin, the strength of o and I wot, And I will seater the Egyp. will cut off the multitude of No. tians among the nations, and disr 10 And I will set fire in o : perse them among the countries; Sin shall have great pain, and o and they shall know that I am the shall be rent asunder, and Noph Lord. shall have distresses daily. CHAP. XXXi. g 17 The young men of Aven and VA*. came to pass in the eleor Pibeseth o; fall by the sword: venth year, in the third and these cities shall go into capti-month, in the first duy of the month, vity. that the word of the Lord came un& § At Tehaphnehes also the day to me, saying, shall be darkened, when I shall 2 Son of man, speak unto Pharabreak there the yokes of Egypt : oh king of Egypt, and to his multiand the pomp of her strength shall tude; Whom art thou like in thy cease in her; as for her, a cloud greatness? shall cover her, and her daughters i 3 || Behold, the Assyrian iras a shall go into \'. cedar in Lebanon with fairbranches, in 15 Thus will's execute judgments and with a ...of shroud, and

in Egypt; and they shall know that of a high stature; and his top was I am the Lo Rd. - among the thick boughs. f 20 " And it came to pass in the , 4 The waters made him at,

eleventh year, in the first month, in the deep set him upon high with her the seventh day of the month, that rivers running round about hisplants, the word of the Lord came unto and sent out i. little rivers unto all me, saying, the trees of the field. 21 Son of man, I have broken 5 Therefore, his height was exthe arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt; alted above all the trees of the field, and lo, it shall not be bound up to and his boughs were multiplied, and be healed, to put a roller to bind it, his branches became long because to make it strong to hold the sword. of the multitude of waters, when he w 22 Therefore thus saith the Lord shot forth. God ; Behold, I am against Pha- 6 All the fowls of heaven made raoh king of Egypt, and will break their nests in his boughs, and under his arms, the strong, and that his branches did all the beasts of the which was broken; and I will cause field bring forth their young, and the sword to fall out of his hand. under his shadow dwelt all great 23 And I will scatter the joino tians among the nations, and will 7 Thus was he fair in his greatdisperse them through the coun- mess, in the length of his branches tries, for his root was by great waters. t 24 And I will strengthen the arms 8 The cedars in the garden of of the king of Babylon, and put my God could not hide him: the firsword in his hand; but I Wilso itreos were not like his boughs, and

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the chestnut-trees were not like his branches; not any tree in the garden of God was like unto him in his beauty. 9 I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches; so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him. i 10 || Therefore thus saith the Lord Goi : Because thou hast lified up thyself in height, and he hath shot up his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height; ll I have therefore delivered him into the hand of the mighty one of the heathem ; he shall surely deal with him : I have driven him out for his wickedness. 12 And strangers, the terrible of the nations, have cut him off, and have left him: upon the mountains and in all the valleys his branches are fallen, and his boughs are broken by all the rivers of the land; and all the people of the earth are gone down from his shadow, and have left him. 13 Upon his ruin shall all the fowls of the heaven remain, and all the beasts of the field shall be upon his branches: 14 To the end that, none of all the trees by the waters, exalt themselves for their height, neither, shoot up their top among the thick boughs, neither their trees stand up in their height, all that drink water: for they are all delivered unto death, to the mether parts of the earth, in the midst oft'the children of men, with them that go down to the pit. w 15 Thus saith the Lord God; In the day when he went down to the grave I caused a mourning : I covered the deep for him, and I restrained the floods thereof, and the at waters were stayed : and I caused Lebanon to mourn for him, and all the trees of the field fainted for him. 16 I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to hell with them that de

of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, shall be comforted in the nether parts of the earth. 17 They also went down into hell with him, unto them that be slain with the sword; and they that were his arm, that dwelt under his shadow in the midst of the heathem. we 18 || To whom art thou thus like in glory and in greatness among the trees of Eden yet shalt thou be brought down with the trees of Eden unto the nether parts of the earth: thou shalt lie in the midst of the uncircumcised with them that he slain by the sword. This is Pharaoh and all his multitude, saith the Lord

God so xxxii. l it came to pass in the VA twelfth year, à'. twelfth month, in the first day of the month, that the word of the Lord came unto me, saying. 2 Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like a young lion of the nations, and thou art as a whale in the seas; and thou camest forth with thy rivers, and troubledst the waters with thy feet, and souledst their rivers. w 3 Thus saith the Lord GoD ; I will therefore spread out my net over thee with a company of many people; and they shall bring thee up in my net. i 4. Then will I leave thee upon the land, I will cast thee forth upon the open field, and will cause all the fowls of the heaven to remain upon thee, and I will fill the beasts of the whole earth with thee. 5 And I will lay thy flesh |. the mountains, and fill the valleys with thy height. 5 i will aso water with thy blood the land wherein thou swimmest, even to the mountains; and the rivers shall be full of thee. - * i 7. And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heaven, and make

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known. to 10 Yea, I will make many people amazed at thee, and their kings shall be horribly afraid for thee, when I shall brandish my sword before them ; and they shall tremble at every moment, every man for his own life; in the day of thy fall. 11 * For thus saith the Lord God ; The sword of the king of Babylon shall come upon thee. r 12. By the swords of the mighty will I cause thy multitude to fall, the terrible of the nations, all of them: and they shall spoil the pomp of Egypt, and all the multitude thereof shall be destroyed. 13 I will destroy also all the beasts thereos from beside the great waters; neither shall the foot of man trouble them any more, nor the hoofs of beasts trouble them. 14 Then will I make their waters deep, and cause their rivers to run like oil, saith the Lord God. 15. When I shall make the land of Egypt, desolate, and the country shall be destitute of that whereof it was fall, when I shall smite all them that dwell therein, then shall they know that I ain the Lo Rn. 16 This is the lamentation wherewith they shall lament her : the daughters of the nations shall lament her : they shall lament for her, eren for Egypt, and for all her multitude, saith the Lord Gon. f 17 " It came to pass also in the twelfth year, in the fifteenth day of the month, that the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, 18 Son of man, wail for the multitude of Egypt, and cast them down, even her, and the daughters of the

she is delivered to the sword-draw her and all her multitudes." -- a 24. The strong among the mighty shall speak to bim'out of the midst of hell with then that help him: they are gone down, they lie unearcumcised, slain by the sword.o.o. 22 Asshur is there and alther company : his graves are about hin ; all of them slain, fallen by the sword: * - - - *** 23 Whose graves are set-in-the sides of the pit, and her is round about her grave: all of them slain, fallen by the sword, which caused terror in the land of the living. -g 24 There is Elam and allhermudtitude round about her grave, all of them slain, fallen by the sword, which are gone down uncircumcised into the nether parts of the earth, which caused their terror in the land of the living ; yet have they borne their shame with them that go down to the pit. -- - 25 +..., have set her a bed in the midst of the slain with all her multitude: her graves are round about him : all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword: though their terror was caused in the land of the living, yet have they borne their shame with them that go down to the pit: he is put in the midst of them that he slain. - g 25 There is Meshech, Tubal, and all her multitude: her graves are round about him; all of them unrir. cumcised, slain by the sword, though they caused their terror in the land of the living. 27 And they shall not lie with the mighty that me fallen of the uncircumcised, which are gone down to hell with *** of war:

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