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my shall be no more thence an infantil

Jious. The New Heavens and New Earth

vants shall dwell there. 10 And y Sharon shall be a fold of flocks, and - the valley of Achor a place for hend

a to lie down in, for my people that 1. have sought me, 11 But ye that

forsake Jehovah, that forget my is holy mountain, that prepare a table S- for 9Fortune, and that fill up min It gled wine unto 10 Destiny; 121 yil s, destine you to the sword, and ya zy shall all bow down to the slaughter:

because when I called, ye did not Em answer; when I spake, ye did 26

m | hear; but ye did that which was ot: evil in mine eyes, and chose that to wherein I delighted not. ny

13 Therefore thus saith the Ind my Jehovah, Behold, my servants shall useat, but ye shall be hungry; la

is hold, my servants shall drink, but ye ts; shall be thirsty; behold, my servants my shall rejoice, but ye shall be put to car- shame ; 14 behold, my servants shal pon sing for joy of heart, but ye shall cry the (for sorrow of heart

, and shall wal eret for 3l vexation of spirit. 15 And se and shall leave your name for "?a curse in unto my chosen ; and the Lond by Jehovah will slay thee; and he will r I call his servants by another name:

frankincense, as he that blesseth shall see it, and your heart shall heir bered, nor come into mind. 18 Bu new that which I create; for, behal, an and the voice of crying. 2 The chose that wherein I delighted not. with flames of fire. 16 For by fire

Insincere Worship condemned. Jehovah's Judgments filled his days; for the child shall 5 Hear the word of Jehovah, ye die a hundred years old, and the that tremble at his word: Your sinner being a hundred years old brethren that hate you, that cast shall be accursed.

21 And they you out for my name's sake, have shall build houses, and inhabit said, Let Jehovah be glorified, that them; and they shall plant vine- we may see your joy ; but it is they yards, and eat the fruit of them. that shall be put to shame. 6 A 22 They shall not build, and another voice of tumult from the city, a inhabit; they shall not plant, and voice from the temple, a voice of another eat; for as the days of a Jehovah that rendereth recompense tree shall be the days of my people, to his enemies. and my chosen shall I long enjoy the 7 Before she travailed, she brought work of their hands. 23 They shall forth; before her pain came, she not labor in vain, nor bring forth was delivered of a man-child. 8 for calamity; for they are the seed Who hath heard such a thing? who of the blessed of Jehovah, and their hath seen such things? Shall a land offspring 3 with them. 24 And it be 7 born in one day ? shall a nation shall come to pass that, before they be brought forth at once? for as call, I will answer; and while they soon as Zion travailed, she brought are, yet speaking, I will hear. forth her children. 9 Shall I bring 25 The wolf and the lamb shall to the birth, and not cause to bring feed together, and the lion shall forth? saith Jehovah: shall I that eat straw like the ox; and dust cause to bring forth shut the womb? shall be the serpent's food. They saith thy God. shall not hurt nor destroy in all my

10 Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, holy mountain, saith Jehovah. and be glad for her, all ye that love 66 Thus saith Jehovah, Heaven her : rejoice for joy with her, all ye is my footstool : what manner of may suck and be satisfied with the house will ye build unto me? and breasts of her consolations; that ye what place shall be my rest? 2 For may milk out, and be delighted all these things hath my hand made, with the abundance of her glory. and so all these things came to be;

12 For thus saith Jehovah, Behold, saith Jehovah : but to this man wiii i will extend peace to her like a I look, even to him that is poor and river, and the glory of the nations of a contrite spirit, and that trem-like an overflowing stream: 8 and ye bleth at my word. 3 He that killeth shall suck thereof; ye shall be borne in ox is as he that slayeth a man; upon the side, and shall be dandled breaketh a dog's neck; he that offer his mother comforteth, so will I eth *an oblation, as he that offereth comfort you ; and ye shall be comswine's blood; 'he that 5 burneth forted in Jerusalem. 14 And ye an idol.

Yea, they have chosen rojoice, and your bones shall flourish delighteth in their abominations: of Jehovah shall be known toward 4. I also will choose their delu: his servants ; and he will have indigsions, and will bring their fears nation against his enemies. upon them; because when I called,

15 For, behold, Jehovah will come they did not hear: but they

did that like the whirlwind; to render his toine did answer; when I spake; 9 with fire, and his chariots shall be which was evil in mine eyes, and anger with

fierceness

, and his rebuke will Jehovah execute judgment, and 4 Or, a meal-offering 6 Or, mockings

8 Or, then shall ye suck, ye &c. 797

e a 16 so that he who blesseth himself rn- in the earth shall bless himself in

is the God of 13 truth; and he that zep sweareth in the earth shall swear ty 7, I the God of 13 truth; because this om, former troubles are forgotten, auf

the because they are hid from me ner, eyes. ned

17 For, behold, I create ner and heavens and

a new earth; and the lls: former things shall not be remet

be ye glad and rejoice for every one create Jerusalem a rejoicing

, sing her people a joy. 19 And II mts' rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in nem people; and there shall be heard i

their own

1 Heb. wear out.
3 Or, shall be with them
5 Heb.maketh a memorial of.

2 Or, sudden terror

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8 Or, pasture 9 Heb. Gad. See Gen. Al
10 Heb. Meni. 11 Heb. breaking
13 Heb, an oath.
13 Heb. Amen. See 2 Cor. 1. 27; Rer. 8

7 Or, travailed with for but one day

9 Or, in

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to Jehovah's Judgments and by his sword, upon all flesh; and ar the slain of Jéhovah shall be many. h 17 They that sanctify themselves lit and purify themselves to go unto di the gardens, behind 2 one in the Ja midst, eating swine's flesh, and the ch abomination, and the mouse, they ti shall come to an end together, saith of Jehovah.

18 For I know their works and vi their_thoughts: the time cometh, that I will gather all nations and th tongues; and they shall come, and st shall see my glory. 19 And I will va set a sign among them, and I will na send such as escape of them unto to the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and ai Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal ai and Javan, to the isles afar off, that st have not heard my fame, neither A have seen my glory; and they shall uj declare my glory among the nations. ti 20 And they shall bring all your fc brethren out of all the nations for sl 1 Or, in the

tl 2 Or, one tree (or, Asherah ; see Dt. 16. 21) | Al

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SAIAH

and Zion's Enlargements nd an oblation unto Jehovah, upe

y horses, and in chariots, and in es litters, and upon mules, and upon to dromedaries, to my holy mountain ne Jerusalem, saith Jehovah

, as the e children of Israel bring their obley tion in a clean vessel into the how th of Jehovah. 21 And of them als

will I take for priests and for Le nd vites, saith Jehovah. th,

22 For as the new hea rens and nd the new earth, which I will make nd shall remain before me, saith Jebs -ill vah, so shall your seed and row -ill name remain. 23 And it shall cent to to pass, that from one new moon w nd another, and from one sabbath to al another, shall all flesh come to me nat ship before me, saith Jehovah.. ner And they shall go forth, and lock all / upon the dead bodies of the ma ns. that have transgressed against ek our for their worm shall not die

, neither for shall their fire be quenched; 2.

they shall be an abhorring unto al 1)

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Jeremiah's Call and Commission. Visions of Almond Rod and Boiling Caldron 1

The words of Jeremiah the son what seest thou? And I said, I see

of Hilkiah, of the priests that a rod of 2an almond-tree. 12 Then were in Anathoth in the land of said Jehovah unto me, Thou hast Benjamin: 2 to whom the word of well seen : for I 3 watch over my Jehovah came in the days of Josiah word to perform it. the son of Amon, king of Judah, in 13 And the word of Jehovah the thirteenth year of his reign. came unto me the second time, say3. It came also in the days of Jehoia- ing, What seest thou? And I said, kim the son of Josiah, king of I see a boiling caldron; and the face Judah, unto the end of the eleventh thereof is from the north. 14 Then year of Zedekiah, the son of Josiah, Jehovah said unto me, Out of the king of Judah, unto the carrying north evil 4 shall break forth upon away of Jerusalem captive in the all the inhabitants of the land. fifth month.

15 For, lo, I will call all the families 4 Now the word of Jehovah came of the kingdoms of the north, saith unto me, saying, 5 Before I formed Jehovah; and they shall come, and thee in the belly I knew thee, and they shall set every one his throne before thou camest forth out of the at the entrance of the gates of Jeruwomb I sanctified thee; I have salem, and against all the walls appointed thee a prophet unto the thereof round about, and against all nations. 6 Then said I, Ah, Lord the cities of Judah, 16 And I will Jehovah! behold, I know not how 5 utter my judgments against them to speak; for I am a child. 7 But touching all their wickedness, in Jehovah said unto me, Say not, I that they have forsaken me, and am a child; for l to whomsoever I have burned incense unto other shall send thee thou shalt go, and gods, and worshipped the works of whatsoever I shall command thee their own hands. 17 Thou therefore thou shalt speak. 8 Be not afraid gird up thy loins, and arise, and because of them; for I am with speak unto them all that I command thee to deliver thee, saith Jehovah. thee: be not dismayed at them, lest 9 Then Jehovah put forth his hand, I dismay thee before them. 18 For, and toạched my mouth ; and Jeho- behold, I have made thee this day a vah said unto me, Behold, I have fortified city, and an iron pillar, and put my words in thy mouth : 10 see, brazen walls, against the whole I have this day set thee over the land, against the kings of Judah, nations and over the kingdoms, to against the princes thereof, against pluck up and to break down and the priests thereof, and against the to destroy and to overthrow, to people of the land. 19 And they build and to plant.

shall fight against thee; but they 11 Moreover the word of Jehovah

2 lieb. shaked.

3 Heb. shoked. came unto me, saying, Jeremiah, 4 Heb. shall be opened. 1 Or, on whatsoever errand

3 Or, szeak with them of my judgmen's 799

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came to me, saying, 2 Go, and ha cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, liv Thus saith Jehovah, I remember cis 1 for thee the kindness of thy youth, ho the love of thine espousals; how thou wentest after me in the wilder-ho ness, in a land that was not sown. 3 Israel was holiness unto Jehovah, ros the first-fruits of his increase : all thi that devour him shall be held cit guilty; evil shall come upon them, ha saith Jehovah.

M 4 Hear ye the word of Jehovah, 5b O house of Jacob, and all the fami- 17 lies of the house of Israel: 5 Thus th: saith Jehovah, What unrighteous. Je ness have your fathers found in me, by that they are gone far from me, and ha have walked after vanity, and are to become vain? 6 Neither said they, or Where is Jehovah that brought us to up out of the land of Egypt, that led 7t] us through the wilderness, through a ne land of deserts and of pits, through a sliland of drought and of 2 the shadow th. of death, through a land that none the passed through, and where no man fo dwelt? 7 And I brought you into a my plentiful land, to eat the fruit thereof Je and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and th made my heritage an abomination. an 8 The priests said not, Where is fo Jehovah? and they that handle the ev la w knew me not: the 3 rulers also se transgressed against me, and the ha prophets prophesied by Baal, and a walked after things that do nottu profit.

of 9 Wherefore I will yet contend the with you, saith Jehovah, and with ar your children's children will I contend. 10 For pass over to the isles th of Kittim, and see; and send unto th Kedar, and consider diligently; and ne see if there hath been such a thing. w 11 Hath a nation changed its gods, h which yet are no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that Or, concerning 2 Or, deep darkness 3 Heb. shepherds.

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EMIAH

A postasy. Their Backsliding unexampled
I which doth not profit. 12 Beds
o tonished, O ye heavens, at this and

be horribly afraid, be ye very dexo-
late, saith Jehovah. 13 For my peo-
h ple have committed two evils: they
d have forsaken me, the fountain of
s, living waters, and hewed them out
er cisterns, broken cisterns, that can
hold no water.

14 Is Israel a servant? is hea
7-home-born slave? why is he become
7. a prey? 15 The young lions have
-, roared upon him, and 4 yelled; and
il they have made his land waste: his
d cities are burned up, without in
n,

habitant. 16 The children also il

Memphis and Tahpanhes have h, 15 broken the crown of thy heal

i 17 Hast thou not procured this unto us, thyself, in that thou hast forsaker 13. Jehovah thy God, when he led the ne, by the way? 18 And now what nd hast thou to do in the way to Egypt

ness.

The People's Self-confidence vain. Jehovah's Forbearance with their Infidelity dary traversing her ways; 24 a wild | me. Behold, I will enter into judgass used to the wilderness, that snuff-ment with thee, because thou sayeth up the wind in her desire; in est, I have not sinned. 36 Why her occasion who can turn her away? gaddest thou about so much to all they that seek her will not weary change thy way? thou shalt be themselves ; in her month they shall | ashamed of Egypt also, as thou find her. 25 Withhold thy foot from wast ashamed of Assyria. 37 From being unshod, and thy throat from thence also shalt thou go forth, with thirst. But thou saidst, It is in thy hands upon thy head : for Jehovain'; no, for I have loved strangers, vah hath rejected those in whom and after them will I go.

thou trustest, and thou shalt not 26 As the thief is ashamed when prosper with them. he is found, so is the house of Israel 3 They say, If he man put away princes, and their priests, and their and become another man's, will he prophets ; 27 who say to a stock, return unto her again? will not that Thou art my father; and to a stone, and be greatly polluted? But thou Thou hast I brought ? me forth: for hast played the harlot with many they have turned their back unto lovers; , yet return again to me, me, and not their face; but in the saith Jehovah. 2 Lift up thine eyes time of their trouble they will say, unto the bare heights, and see; where Arise, and save us. 28 But where hast thou not been lain with? By are thy gods that thou hast made the ways hast thou sat for them, as thee? let them arise, if they can an Arabian in the wilderness; and save thee in the time of thy trouble: thou hast polluted the land with thy for according to the number of thy whoredoms and with thy wickedcities are thy gods, O Judah.

3 Therefore the showers have 29 Wherefore will ye contend with been withholden, and there hath me? ye all have transgressed against been no latter rain; yet thou hadst me, saith Jehovah. 30 In vain have a harlot's forehead, thou refusedst I smitten your children; they re- to be ashamed. 4 Wilt thou not

correction : your own from this time cry unto me, My sword hath devoured your prophets, Father, thou art the 8guide of my like a destroying lion. 31 O genera- youth? 5 Will he retain his anger tion, see ye the word of Jehovah. for ever? will he keep it to the end? Have I been a wilderness unto Is- Behold, thou hast spoken and hast rael? or a land of + thick darkness? done evil things, and hast 10 had thy wherefore say my people, We are way, broken loose; we will come no more 6 Moreover Jehovah said unto me ụnto thee? 32 Can a virgin forget in the days of Josiah the king, Hast her ornaments, or a bride her attire? thou seen that which backsliding Isyet my people have forgotten me rael hath done? she is gone up upon days without number. 33 How trim- every high mountain and under every mest thou thy way to seek love! green tree, and there hath played the therefore even the wicked women harlot. 7'11 And I said after she hast thou taught thy ways. 34 Also had done all these things, 12 She will in thy skirts is found the blood of return unto me; but she returned the souls of the innocent poor: 5 thou not: and her treacherous sister Judidst not find them breaking in ; but dah saw it. 8 And I saw, when, for it is because of all these things. 35 this very cause that backsliding IsYet thou saidst, I am innocent;

6 Heb. Saying. surely his anger is turned away from

7 Or, and thinkest thou to return 8c.?

8 Or, companion ? Another reading is, us. 9 Or, hast spoken thus, but hast done 8c. 3 Or, instruction + Or, darkness from Jah

5 Or, I have not found it by secret search, but 11 Or, And I said, After she hath done all upon all these

things, she sc. 12 Or, Let her return; 801

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ure to drink the waters of the Skibox

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ey, or what hast thou to do in the way
us to Assyria, to drink the waters of
ed the River? 19 Thine own wicked-
ha ness shall correct thee, and thy back
ba slidings shall reprove thee: koop
ow therefore and see that it is an eni
mne thing and a bitter, that thou hast
kan forsaken Jehovah thy God, and that
oa my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord
eof Jehovah of hosts.

20 For of old time I have broken
.nd thy yoke, and burst thy boneka
and thou saidst

, I will not "serte
is for upon every high hill and unde
the every green tree thou didst bow the
so self, playing the harlot. 21 Yet!
the had planted thee a noble vine, wholly
ind a right seed: how then art the
not turned into the degenerate branches

of a foreign vine unto me! 2 P
end though thou wash thee with Ire
ith and take thee much soap, yet this
on iniquity is marked before me, sati
zles the Lord Jehovah. 23 How cast
nto thou say, I am not defiled, I hur
ind not gone after the Baalim? see the
ng way in the valley, know what the
ods, hast done, thou art a swift 10 dnu

4 Heb. given out their voice.
6 That is, the Nile. That is, the Exportal
8 Or, thou hast
9 Another reading is, transgress
10 Or, young camel

1 Or, begotten me

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