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novgist, and the scorner is consumed, and all fire from the hearth, or to take water wrthal that watch for iniquity are cut off : out of the pit.

21 That make a man an offender for a 15 For inus saith the Lord God, the Holy word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth One of Israel, In returning and rest shall ve in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing be saved ; in quietness and in confidence shall of nought.

be your strength; and ye would not." 22 Therefore this saith the Lord, who re 16 But ye said, No; for we will fiee upon deemed Abraham, concerning the house of horses; therefore shall ye fee: and, We wil Jacob, Jacob shall not now be ashamed, nei- ride upon the swist; therefore shall they that ther shall his face now wax pale.

pursue you be swilt. 23 But when he seeth his children, the work 17 One thousand shall fee at the rebuke of of mine hands, in the midst of him, they shallfone; at the rebuke of five shall ye flee : til sanctify iny name, and sanctify the Holy One ye be left as a beacon upon the top of a moun of Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel. tain, and as an ensign on an bill.

21 They also that erred in spirit shall come 18 1 And therefore will the LORD wait, that to inderstanding, and they that murmured be may be gracious unto you; and therefore shall learn doctrine.

will he be exalted, that he may have mercy CHAP. XXX.

upon you; for the LORD is a God of judgTOE to the rebellious children, saith the ment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Lord, that take counsel, but not of 19 For the people sliail dwell in Zion at Jeme; and that cover with a covering, but not rusalem; thou shalt weep no more: he will of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin : be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy

2 That walk to go down into Egypt, and cry; when he shall hearit, lie willanswer thee. have not asked at my mouth; to strengthen 20 And though the Lord give you the bread themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet to trust in the shadow of Egypt!

shall not thy teachers be removed into a cor. 3 Therefore shall the strengil of Pharaoh ner any more, but thine eyes shall see thiy we your shame, and the trust in he shadow teachers : of Egype your confusion.

21 And thine ears shall hear a word behind 4 For his princes were at Zoar, and listhec, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, ambassadors caine to Hanes.

when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye 5 Thiey were all aslained of a people thol turn to the left. could not profit them, nor be an help vor 22 Ye shall defile also the covering of thy profit, but a shame, and also a reproach. graven images of silver, and the ornament of

6 The burden of the beasts of the south :thy molten images of gold : thou shalt cast into the land of troulile and anguishi, froin them away as a menstruous cloth; thou shalt whence come the young and old lion, the viper say unto ii, Get thee lience. and fiery flying serpent. they will carry tlieir 23 Then shall be give the rain of thy seed, riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and that thou shalt sow the ground withal; and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, bread of the increase of the earth, and it shall to a people that shall not profit them. be fat and plenteous: in that day shall thy

7 For the Egyptians slian help in vain, and cattle feed in large pastures. to no purpose : therefore have I cried con 24 The oxen likewise, and the young asses cerning this, Their strength is to sit still. that ear the ground, shall eat clean provender

3 Now go, write it hefore them in a table, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and note it in a hook, that it may be for the and with the fan. time in come for ever and ever ;

25 And there shall be upon every high g That this is a rebellious people, lying mountain, and upon every high hill, rivers children, children that will not hear the law and streams of waters in the day of the great of the LORD :

slaughter, when the lowers fall. 10 Which say to the seers, See not; and 26 Moreover the liglit of the moon shall to lhe prophets, Prophesy not unto us right be as the light of the sun, and the light of things; speak unto us sinooth things, pro- the sun shall be seven-foll, as the light of plesy deceits :

seven days, in the day that the Lord hindeti 11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out up the breach of his people, and healeth the of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to stroke of their wound. cease froin before us.

27 1 Behold, the name of the Lord cometh 12 Wherefore thus sailli the Holy One of Is- from far, burning with his anger, and the burrael, Because ye despise this word, and trust in den thercof is beavy; bis lips are full of indig. oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon: nation, and his tongue as a devouring fire :

13 Therefore this iniquity shall be to you.28 And his breath as an overflowing stream, as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a. shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift luigh wall, whose breaking comeil suddenly the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there at an instant.

shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, 11 Anal lie shall break it às the breaking of causing them to err. Die potter's vessel that is broken in pieces ; 29 Ye shall have a song, as in the night lie shall not spar: so that there shall not be when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness

15 And the Lord shall utterly destroy the I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to bengue of the Egyptian sea; and with bis cease, and will lay low the haughtiness o. mighly wind shall lie shake his hand over the the terrible. river, and shall smite it in the seven streams, 12 I will make a man more precious thar. and make men go over dry-shod.

fine gold; even a man than the golden 16 And there shall be an highway for the wedge or Óphir. remnant of his people, which shall be left, 13 Therefore I will shake the heavens, and froin Assyria, like as it was to Israel in the the earth shall remove out of her place, in day that he came up out of the land of Egypt. the wrath of the Lord of hosts, and in rile CỦAP, XII.

day of his fierce anger. AND in that day the shadowsay".000. Oras:

14 And it shall be as the chased roe, and as I will praise thee: though thou wasi a sheep that no man laketh up; they shall angry with me, thine anger is turned away, every man turn to his own people, and fee and thou comfortedst me.

every one into his own land. Behold, God is my salvation; I will 15 Every one that is found shall be thrust trust, and not be afı aid for the Lord JE-through; and every one that is joined unto HOVAH is my strength and my song; he them shall fall by tie sword. • also is become my salvation.

16 Their children also shall be dashed to 3 Therefore with joy shall ye draw water pieces before their eyes ; their honses sl:all out of the wells of salvation.

be spoiled, and their wives ravished. 4 And in that day shall ye say, Praise the 17 Behold, I will stirup the Medes against LOKD), call upon his name, declare his do- thein, which shall not regard silver; and as !!gs ainong the people, make mention that for gold, they shall not deliglie in it. bis name is exalted.

18 Their bows also shall dash the young 5 Sing onto the LORD; for he hath done ex- men to pieces ; and they shall have no pily ceiient unngs: this is known in all the earth. on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not

6 Conut and shout, thou inhabitant of spare children. Zion: for

great is the floly One of Israel in 19 TAnd Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the midst o? thee.

the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, shal. CHAP. XIII.

be as wlien God overthrew Sodom and Go THE HE burden of Babylon, which Isaiah morrah. the son of Amoz did see.

20 It shall never be inhabited, neither shall 2 Lift je up a banner upon the highli: be dwell in from generation to generation; mountain, exalt the voice unto them, shake neither shall the Arabian pitch rent there the hand, that they may go into the gates of neither shall the shepherds make their fold the nobles.

there : 31 have commanded my sanctified ones, 1 21 But wild beasts of the desert shall lie have also called my mighty ones for mine an- there; and their houses shall be full of dole. ger, eren then that rejoice in my highness. ful creatures; and owls shall dwell there,

4. The noise of a multitude in the moun- and satyrs shall dance there. lains, like as of a great people ; a tumultuous 22 And the wild beasts of the islands sliall noise of the kingdoms of nations gathered cry in their desolate houses, and dragons in together : the LORD of hosts mustereth the their pleasant palaces; and her time is near host of the battle.

to come, and her days shall not be prolonged. 5 They come from a far country, from the

CẶP. XIV. pons of his indignation, to destroy Ule whole and will yet choose Israel, and set them land.

in their own land: and the surangers shall be 6 II lowl ye; for the day of the Lord is joined with them, and they shall cleave lo at band; it shall come as a destruction from the house of Jacob. the Almighty.

2 And the people shall take them, and hring 7 Therefore shall all hands be faint, and them to their place; and the house of Israel every inan's heart shall melt:

shall possess them in the land of the Lord for 3 And they shall be afraid : pangs and servants and handmaids : and iney shall laha sorrows shall take hold of them; they shall them captives, whose captives they were, be in pain as a woman that travaileth? they and they shall rule over their oppressors. shall be amazed one at another; their faces 3 And it shall come to pass in the day that shall be as flames.

the Lord shall give three rest from thy sex 9 Behold, the day of the Lord cometh, row, and from thy fear, and from the hard cruel both with wraŭh and fierce anger, to bondage wherein thou wast made to serve, lay the land desolate; and he shall destroy 4 That thou shalt take up thus proverb ayai lese the sinners thereof out of it.

the king of Babylon, and say, How bath the 10 For the stars of heaven, and the constel-oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased! laticns thereof, shall not give their light: the 5 The Lord bath broken the staff of the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and wicked, and the sceptre of the rulers. the moon shall not carise her light to shine. 6 He who smote the people in wrath with

11 And I will punish the worid for their a conunual stroke, he ihat ruled the nations evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and in anger, is persecuted, and none hinde:eth.

save us.

Red, at the lifting up of thyself the nations ( our lawgiver the LORD is our king; he will were scalicred.

4 And your spoil shall be gathered like the 23 Thy tacklings are loosed; they could gathering of the caterpillar: as the running not well strengthen their mast; they could to and fro of locusts shall he run upon them.jno spread the sail: then is the prey of a

5 The LORD is exalted; for he dwellerhon great spoil divided; the lame take the prey. ligh: he hath filled Zion with judgment and 24 And the inhabitants shall not say. I am righteousness.

sick: the people that dwell therein shall be 6 And wisdom and knowledge shall be the forgiven their iniquity. stability of thiy times, und strength of salva

CHAP. XXXIV. tion: the fear of the Lord is his treasure. 7 Behold, their valient ones shall cry with COME near, ye nations, to hear; and hear

ken, ye people: let the earth lear, and out: the ambassadors of peace shall weep all that is iherein; the world, and all things bitterly.

that come forth of it. 8 The lighways lie waste, the waysaring 2 For the indignation of the Lord is upon man ceasetli; be baih broken the covenant, all nations, and his fury upon all their arnies: he hath despised the cities, le regardeth no lie bath utterly destroyed them, lie baih demall.

livered them io the slaughter. 9 The earth mourneth and languishetli; 3 Their slain also shall be casi oui, and their Lebanon is ashamed and hewn down; Sha- stink shall come up out of their carcases, and ron is like a wilderness; and Bashan and Car- the mountain shall be melied with their blood mel shake off their fruits.

4 And all the host of heaven shall be di-col10 Now will I rise, saith the Lord; now ved, and the heavens shall be rolled iogether will I be exalted; now will I lift up myself. as a scroll: and all their hosts shall fall down,

Jl Ye shall conceive chaff; ye shall bring as the leaf falleth off from the vine, and as a forth stubble: your breathi, us fire, shall de- falling fig from the fig-tree. vour you,

5 For my sword sliall be bathed in heaven: 12 And the people shall be as the burn- behold, it shall come down upon Idumea, and ings of lime; as thorns cut up shall they be upon the people of my curse, lo judgment. burned in the fire.

6 The sword of the Lord is filled with 13 1 Hear, ye that are far off, what I have blood; it is made sat with fatness, and with done ; and, ye that are near, acknowledge my libe blood of lambs and goats, with the fat of mighé.

the kidneys of rains : for the Lord hath a sa14 The sinners in Zion are afraid ; fear-crifice in Bozralı, and a great slaughter in fulness liath surprised the lıypocrites: who the land of Idumea. among us shalldwell with the devouring fire? 7 And the unicorns shall come down with wlo among us shall dwell with everlasting them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and burnings?

their land shall be soaked with blood, and 15 He that walketh rigliteously, and speak- their dust made fat with lathess. eth upright!y; he that despisech the gain of 8 For it is the day of the Lord's venge oppressions, viat shaketh liis hands from bold- ance, and the year of recompences for lite ing of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from controversy of Zion. hearing of blood, and slutteilı his eyes from 9 And the streams thereof shall be turned seeing evil.

into pitch, and the dust thereof into brim. 16 Ile stall dwell on high; liis place of de- stone, and the land thereofsball becoine burnfence shall be the munitions of rocks; bread ling pitch. shall be given him, his waters shall be sure.

IÓ It shall not be quenched night nor day; 17 Thine eyes shall see the King in his the smoke thereof shall go up for ever; from beauty: they shall behold the land that is very generation to generation it shall lie waste; far oft

none shall pass througlı it fur ever and ever: 13 Thineheart shall meditale terror. Where 11 But the cormorant and the littern shall is the scribe? where is the receiver? where is possess it; the owl also and the raven shall he that counted the lowers?

dwell in it: and he shall stretch out upon it 19 Thou shall not see a fierce people, a the line of confusior, and the stones of emptipeople of deeper speech than thou canst per- ness. ceive; of a stammering tongue, that ihou 12 They shall call the nobles thereof to the canst not understand.

kingdom, but none sholl be there, and all lier 20 Look upon Zion, the city of our solem- princes shall be nothing. nities : thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet 13 And thorns shall come up in her pala. habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be ta- ces, nettles and brambles in the fortresses ken down; not one of the stakes thereof shall thereot'; and it shall be an habitation of draever be removed, neither shall any of the gons, and a court for owls. cords thereof be broken :

14 The wild beasts of the desert shall also 21. But there the glorious Lord will be meet with the wild beasts of the island, and. unto us a place of broad rivers and streams; the satyr shall cry to bis fellow; the screechwherein shall go no galley with oars, neither owl also shall resi there, and find for hersell shall gallant ship pass thereby.

a place of rest. 2. For the LORD is our judge, the Lornis! 15 There shall the great owl make her nest

3 Take counsel, execute judgment; make gathereth the corn, and reapeth ine ears thy shadow as the night in the midst of the with his arm, and it shall be as he that ga. noon-day; hide the outcasts; bewray not him thereth ears in the valley of Rephaim. that wandereth.

6 I Yet gleaning grapes shall be left in it, 4 Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, as the shaking of an olive-tree, lwo or three Moab; be thou a covert to them from the berries in the top of the uppermost bough, face of the spoiler: for the extortioner is at four or five in the outnost fruitful branches an end, the spoiler ceaselli, lhe oppressors thereof, saith the LORD God of Iscael. are consumed cut of the iand.

7 Al that day shall a man look to his Ma5 And in mercy shall the thirone be esta-ker, and his eyes shall liave respect to the blished; and he shall sit upon it in truth: in Holy One of Israel. the tabernacle of David, judging, and seek. 8. And he sha!l not look to the altars, the ing judgment, and hasting rigliteousness. work of bis hands, neither shall respect that

61 Vie lave heard of the pride of Moab, which his fingers have made, either the (he is very proud,) eren of his lauglitiness, groves or the images. and his pride, and his wrath: bul his lies 9 1 In that day shall his strong cities be as shall not be so.

a forsaken bough, and an uppermost branch, 7 Therefore shall Moab howl for Moab, which they leli because of the children of every one shall bowl: for the foundations of Israel: and there shall be desolation, Kir-hareselh shall ye mourn; surely they are 10 Because thou hast forgotten the God of stricken.

thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of 8 For the fields of Heslibon languish, and the Rock of thy strength, therefore shalt the vine of Sibmalı: the lords of the leathen thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it have broken down the principal plants there with strange slips : of; they are come even unto Jazer, they wan 11 In the day'shalt thou make thy plant to dered ihrough the wilderness: her branches grow, and in the morning shalt thou make thy are stretched out, ibey are gone over the sea. seed to flourish; but the barvest shull be a heap

9 Therefore I will be wail with the weeping in the day of grief and of desperate sorrow. of Jazer the vine of Sibmah: I will waler 12 Woe to the multiude of many people, thee with my tears, 0 Ileslibon, and Elea- which make a noise like the noise of the seas; leb; for the shouting for thy summer-fruits, and to the rusling of nations, thut make a and for thy harvest, is fallen.

rusling like the rushing of miglity waters ! 10 And gladness is taken away, and joy 13 The nations shall rusli like the rushing of out of the plentiful field; and in the rive-inany waters: bui God shall rebuke them,and yards there shall be no singing, neitinr shall they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as ibere be shouting: the treaders shall lread lle claff of the mountains before the wind, out no wine in their presses; I have made and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind. their vintage-sliouting to cease.

11 And belold at evening-tide trouble ; 11 Wlierefore my bowels shall sound like me before the morning lie is not. This is in harp for Moab, and mine inward parts the portion of them that spoil us, and the lot for Kir-haresh.

of them that rob us. seen that Mbah is weary on tlie higle place. Which is beyond tle rivers of Etki 12 1 And it shall come to pass, when it is


to the wings, that he shall come to his sanctuary to pray but he shall not prevail.

opia : :. This is the word that the Lord liath 2 That sendeth ambassadors by the sea, spok! concerning Moab since that time. even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters,

1+ Bile now the Lord hath spoken, saying, saying, Go, ye swift messengers, to a nation Vithin three years, as the years of an lire-scattered and peeled, to a people terrible ling, and the glory of Moab siall be con- from their beginning hitherto ; a nation lenined, with all that great multitude; and meled out and trodden down, wbose land the remnant shall be very small and feeble. the rivers lave spoiled! CHAP. XVII.

3 All ye inliabitants of the world, and mascus is laken away from being a city, up an ensign on the mountains; and when

, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

be bloweth a trumpel, hear ye. 2 The cities of Aroer are forsaken; they 4 For so the LORD said unto me, I will take shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and my rest, and I will consider in my dwellingnone shall make them afraid.

place like a clear heat upon herbs, and like a 3 The fortress also shall cease from Eph-cloud of dew in the heai of harvest. raim, and the kingdom from Damascus, and 5 For asore the harvest, when the t ud is the remnant of Syria : they shall be as the perfect, and the sour grape is ripening in the glory of the children of Israel saith the LORD | hower, he shall boili cut off inė sprigs with of hosts.

pruning-looks, and take away and cut down 4 And in that day it shall come to pass, the branches. that the glory of Jacob shall be inade ihin, 6 They shall be less together unto the and the fatness of his flesh shall wax lean. fowls of the mountains, and to the beasts of 5 And it shall be as when the barvest-man the earth; and the lowls sb •ll summer upon

them, and all the beasts of the earth shall Egypt, which the head or tail, hranch of winter upon them.

rusn, may do. 711 In that time shall the present be 16 In that day shall Egypt be like unto brought unto the LORD of hosts of a people women; and it s!iall be afraid and fear, be. scattered and peeled, and from a people ter- cause of the shaking of the band of the LORD rible from their beginning bitherto ; a nation of hosts, which he shaketh over it. meted out and trodden under fool, whose 17 And the land of Judah shall be a terror laud the rivers have spoiled, to the place of unto Egypt; every one that maketli mention the name of the Lord of liosts, the mount thereof shall be afraid in bimself, because of Zion.

the counsel of the Lord of hosts, which lie CHAP. XIX.

hath determined against it. The burden of Egypt. Behold, the Lorn 18 In that day shall five cities in the land

rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall of Egypt speak the language of Canaal, and come into Egypt; and the idols of Egypt swear to the Lord of hosts : one shall be call shall be moved at his presence, and the hearted, The city of destruction. of Egypt shall mielt in the midst of it. 19 In that day shall there be an altar lo the

2 And I will set the Egyptians against the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and Egyptians: and they shall fight every one a pillar at the border thereof to the LORD. against his brother, and every one against 20 And it shall be for a sign and for a withis neighbour; city against city, and king- ness unto the Lord of hosts in the land of dom against kingdom.

Egypt: for they shall cry unto the Lord be3 And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the cause of the oppressors, and he shall send midst thereot'; and I will destroy the coun- them a saviour, and a great one, and he shall sel thereof: and they shall seek io the idols, deliver them. and to the chariners, and to them that have 21 And the Lord shall be known to Egypt, familiar spirits, and to the wizards. and the Egyptians shall know the Lord in

4 And the Egyptians will I give over into that day, and shall do sacrifice and oblation; the land of a cruel lord; and a fierce king yea, they shall vow a vow onto ine Lord, shall rule over them, saith the LORD, the and perform it. Lord of liosts.

2! And the Lord shall smile Egypt; he 5 And the waters shall fail from the sea, shall smite and heal il: and they shall return and the river shall be wasted and dried even to the Lord, and he shall be entreated up.

of theni, and shall heal thein. 6 And they shall turn the rivers far away; 23 ! In that day shall there be a liiglıway and the brouks of defence shall be emptied out of Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian and dried up: the reeds and flags shall wither. shall come into Egypt, and the Egyptian in

7 The paper-reeds by the brooks, by the 19 Assyria; and the Egyplians shall serve mouth or the brooks, and everything 'sown with the Assyrians. by the brooks, sliall wither, be driven away, 24 In that day shall Israel be the third with and be no more.

Egypt and with Assyria, even a blessing in 8 The fishers also shall mourn, and all the midst of the land; they that cast angle into the brooks shall la 25 Whiom the Lord of hosts shall bless, ment, and they that spread vets upon the saying, Blessed be Egypt my people, and waters shall languish.

Assyria the work of my hands, and 'rael 9 Moreover, they that work in fine Max, mine imbieritance. and they that weave nel-works, shall be con

CHAP. XX. founded.

10 And they shall be broken in the pur- I there aruar Tartan came unto Ashdod roses thereof, all that make sluices and him,) and fought against Ashdod, and look it ponds for fish.

2 Al the same time spake the LRD by 11 Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, Isaialı, the son of Ainoz, saying, Go and the counsel of the wise counsellors of Pha. Ioose the sackcloth from off ihy loins, and raoh is become brutish : how say ye unto put off the shoes from thy foot. And he did Pl:araoh, I am the son of the wise, the sou so, walking naked and barefoot. of ancient kings ?

3 And the LORD said, Like as my serrant 12 Where are they? Where are thy wise Isaiah hath walked naked and barefoot three men ? and let them tell thee now, and let years for a sign and wonder upou Egypt and then know what the LORD of bosts hath upon Ethiopia ; purposed upon Egypt,

4 So shall the king of Assyria lead away 13 The princes of Zoan are become fools, the Egyptians prisoners, and the Ethiopians the princes of Noph are deceived; they have capuves, young and old, naked and barefoot, olso seduced Egypt, even they that are the even with their buttocks uncovered, to the sray of the tribes iliereof.

shame of Egypt. 14 The Lord liath mingled a perverse spi 5 And they shall be afraid and ashamed of rit in the midst thereof; and they have raus- Ethiopia their expectation, and of Egype ed Egypt to err in every work thereof, as a their glory: drunken man staggereth in his vomit. 6 And the inhabitant of this isle shall say 15 Neither shall

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