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mete out the valley of Succoth. Gilead is mine, Manasseh is mine. Ephraim also is the strength of mine head. Judah is my law giver.

the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them again to place them; for I have mercy upon them: and they shall be as though I had not cast them off: for I am the Lord their God, and will hear them. And Ephraim shall be like a mighty man. And I will bring them into the land of Gilead, and Lebanon; and place shall not be found for them.-I will strengthen them in the Lord. Zech. x. 6, 7, 10, 12. Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old. According to the days of thy coming out of the land of Egypt, will I show unto him marvelous things. The nations shall see and be confounded at all their might.-He will turn again. He will have compassion upon us.-Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old. Mic. vii. 14–20.

Ephraim also is the strength of my head; Judah is my lawgiver.

bent Judah for me, filled the thy sons, O Zion, against thy the sword of a mighty man. them, &c. Zech. ix. 12-14. Judah is my lawgiver.

Turn ye to the stronghold, ye prisoners of hope: even to-day do I declare that I will render double unto thee; when I have bow with Ephraim, and raised up sons, O Greece, and made thee as And the Lord shall be seen over

Out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem, and He shall juuge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, &c. Isa. ii. 3, 4.—The Lion of the tribe of JUDAH, the root of David. 8. Moab is my washpot.


-We will be glad and rejoice
his salvation. For in this
Lord rest, and Moab shall be

mountain shall the hand of the
trodden down under him, even as straw is trodden down for the

dunghill, &c. Isa. xxv. 9, 10. Over Edom will I cast out my shoe;

10-12. Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead me into Edom? Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off? And wilt not thou, O God,

Thus saith the Lord God, When the whole earth rejoiceth, I will make thee (Edom) desolate. Ezek. xxxv. 14.

Over Philistia will I triumph.

And the coast (of the land of the Philistines) shall be for the remnant of the house of Judah; they shall feed thereupon: in the houses of Ashkelon shall they lie down in the evening for the Lord their God shall visit them, and turn away their captivity. Zeph. ii. 7.

Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, traveling in the greatness of his strength? I that

go forth with our hosts? Give us help from trouble; for vain is the help of man.

12. Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

13. Through God we shall do valiantly, for He (it is that) shall tread down our enemies.

And my fury it upheld me. And I will tread down the people in mine anger-and I will bring down their strength to the earth.

Isa. lxiii. 5, 6. And the wine-press was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the wine-press-by the space of a thousand six hundred furlongs.-He treadeth the wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.


1, 2. In Judah is God known: his name is great. in Israel. In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.

speak in righteousness, mighty to save. Isa. Ixiii, 1, 2.-The Lord hath a sacrifice in Bozrah, and a great slaughter in the land of Idumea. xxxiv. 6.

3. There brake He the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle.


I looked, and there was none to help and I wondered that there was none to uphold; therefore mine own arm brought salvation

unto me.

The wine-press was trodden without the city.-I will bring thee upon the mountains of Israel; and I will smite thy bow out of thy left hand, and will cause thine arrows to fall out of thy right hand. Thou shalt fall upon the mountains of Israel.-They shall go forth and shall set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows-and the spears, &c. Ezek. xxxix. 2-4, 9. 4. Thou art more glorious and excellent than the mountains of prey.

They have slept their sleep; and none of the men of might have found their hands.

I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem. And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them. Rev. xxi. 2, 3.

The Lord shall reign-before his ancients gloriously. Isa. xxiv. 23. Thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down.-But there the glorious Lord will be unto us a place of broad rivers and streams. xxxiii. 20, 21. They shall see the glory of the Lord, and the excellency of our God. xxxv. 2.

5. The stout-hearted are spoiled.

They shall spoil those that spoiled them. Ezek. xxxix. 10.

And it shall come to pass in that day that I will give unto Gog a place there of graves in Israel and there shall they bury

Gog and all his multitude. Ib. 11. The time that thou shouldest destroy them that destroy the earth.-The rest were slain, &c.

He shall rebuke many people -nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. Isa. ii. 4.— Thus ye shall be filled at my table with horses and chariots, with mighty men and with all men of war, saith the Lord God. Ezek. xxxix. 29.

6. At thy rebuke, O God of Jacob, both the chariot and horse are cast into a dead sleep.

7. Thou, even Thou, art to be feared and who may stand in thy sight when once Thou art angry?

8. Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven: the earth feared, and was still

9. When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth.

10. Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee:

the indignation be overpast.
of his place, &c. Isa. xxvi. 20, 21. He will come and save
you. xxxv. 4. Seek ye the Lord, all ye meek of the earth, which
have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meek-
ness, it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the Lord's anger.
Zeph. ii. 3.

Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee the remainder of wrath shalt Thou restrain.


The great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand? Rev. vi. 17.

I shall be sanctified in thee, O Gog, before their eyes.-it shall be to them a renown the day that

I shall be glorified, saith the Lord God. Ezek. xxxviii. 16; xxxix. 13. The nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, &c-Who shall not glorify thee-for thy judgments are made manifest, &c.

11. Vow and pay unto the Lord, your God: let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.

Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth; for the powers of heaven shall be shaken. Luke xxi. 26.

12. He shall cut off the spirit of princes: (he is) terrible to the kings of the earth.

Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee; hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until For behold the Lord cometh out

Except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. Matt. xxiv. 22.

The kings of the earth do bring their glory and honor into it. They shall bring the glory and honor of the nations into it.

The kings of the earth-hid themselves-and said to the mountains, Fall on us, &c. He gathered the kings of the earth.

-He treadeth the wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

The 110th Psalm, verse by verse, presents accordant testimonies.

And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, and prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ,' &c. The time is come for thee to reap, for the harvest of the earth is ripe. And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse, and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True,3 &c.

1. The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.

2. The Lord shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule Thou in the midst of thine enemies.

They are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty. Behold, I come as a thief.* These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them.5 He shall rule them with a rod of iron; and he treadeth the wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. He hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, King of kings, and Lord of lords.6

2. The Lord shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule Thou in the midst of thine


3. Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power.

3. Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness (marg.) more than the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth.

1 Rev. xii. 7-10.

5 xvii. 14.

9 vii. 9, 10.

And the wine-press was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the wine-press, even unto the horse bridles, by the space of a thousand and six hundred furlongs. He treadeth the wine-press, &c.


2 xiv. 15.

6 xix. 15, 16. 10 xix. 6, 7.

The Lamb shall overcome them; for He is Lord of lords, and King of kings; and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful! 8

ing, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters-saying, Alleluia!—for the marriage of the Lamb is come,10 &c.

I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne and before the Lamband cried with a loud voice, say

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3. Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness, &c.

Clothed with white robes and palms in their hands. These are they which came out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.1 And his wife hath made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.2

4. The Lord hath sworn, and will not repent. Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec. (For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God-first being by interpretation (translation) King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace.)3

5. The Lord at thy right hand shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath.

6. He shall judge among the


on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb; for the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand? The kings of the earth, &c.—the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth."

6. He shall fill the places with the dead bodies.

6. He shall wound the heads over many countries.

Blood came out of the winepress, even unto the horse bridles." All the fowls were filled with their


And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will give unto Gog a place there of graves in Israel—and there shall they bury Gog and all his multitude. Ezek. xxxix. 11.

7. He shall drink of the brook in the way; therefore shall he lift up the head.

Rev. vii. 9, 14.

The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.* Thou wast slain-and hast made us unto our God kings and priests. Blessing, and honor, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.5

5 v. 9, 10, 13. 9 xiv. 20.

And the kings of the earth-hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains; and said to the mountains and rocks, Fall

And I saw the kings of the earth and their armies gathered together. He cried with a loud voice,

saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God, that ye may eat the flesh of kings, and of captains, and of mighty men, &c.11

2 xix. 7, 8.

6 vi. 15-17.

10 xix. 21.

True and righteous are his judgments. In righteousness doth He judge.8

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