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gure, the sixth part of an h:n : from time to their fathers and I will execute judgments hime shalt thou drink.

in thee, and the whole remnant of thee will 12 And thou shalt eat it as barley-cakes, I scatter into all the winds. and thou shalt bake it with dung thai cometh 11 Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord out of man, in their sight.

Gud, Surely, because thou hast defiled my 13 And the LORD said, Even thus shall the sanctuary with all thy detestable things, and children of Israel eat their defiled bread a- with all thine abominations, therefore will mong the Gentiles, whither I will drive them. I also diminish thee; neither shall mine eye

14 Then said I, Ah Lord God! Behold, spare, neither will I have any pily: my soul hath not been polluted: for from 12 1 A third part of thee shall die with my youth up, even till now, have I not eaten the pestilence, and with famine shall they be of that which dieth of itself, or is torn in consumed in the midst of thee; and a third pieces ; neither came there abominable fesh part shall fall by the sword round about thce; into my mouth.

and I will scalier a third part into all the 15 Then he said unto me, Lo, I have given winds; and I will draw out a sword after them. thee cow's dung for man's dung, and thou 13 Thus shall mine anger be accomplished, shalt prepare thy bread therewith. and I will cause my fury to rest upon them,

16 Moreover, he said unto me, Son of man, and I will be comforted: and they shall know behold, I will break the staff of bread in Je- that I the Lord have spoken it m my zeal, rusalem; and they shall eat bread hy weight, when I have accomplished my fury in them. and with care, and they shall drink water 14 Moreover, I will make thee waste, and by measure, and with astonishment a reproach among the nations that are round

17 That they may want bread and water, about thee, in the sight of all that pass by. and be astonied one with another, and con 15 So it shall be a reproach and a taunt, sume away for their iniquity.

an instruction and an astonishment unto the CHAP. V.

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knife, take thee a barber's razor, and in fury, and in furious rebukes. I the LORD cause it to pass upon thine head, and upon bave spoken it. thy beard: then take thee balances to weigh, 16 When I shall send upon them the evii and divide the hair.

arrows of famine, which shall be for their 2 Thou shait burn with fire a third part in destruction, and which I will send to destroy the midst of the city, when the days of the you: and I will increase the famine upon siege are fulfilled; and thou shalt take a you, and will break your staff of bread. third part, and smile about it with a knife; 17 So will I send upon you famine and and a third part thou shalt scalier in the evil beasts, and they shall bereave thee; and wiuci, and I will draw out a sword after them. pestilence and blood shall

pass through thee; 3 Thou shalt also take thereof a few in and I will bring the sword upon thee. I the number, and bind them in thy skirts. Lord have spoken it. 4 Then take of them again, and cast them

CHAP. VI. into the midst of the fire, and burn them in

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ND the word of the LORD came unto the fire; for thereof shall a fire come forth me, saying, into all the house of Israel.

2 Son of man, set thy face toward the 5 Thus saith the Lord God, This is Je- mountains of Israel, and prophesy against rusalem : I have set it in the midst of the na- them, ions and countries that are round about her. 3 And say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear

6 And she hath changed my judgments in- the word of the Lord Gop; Thus saith the lu wickedness more than the nations, and my Lord God to the mountains and to the hills, stalut's more than the countries that are to the rivers and to the valleys, Behold, I, round about her; for they have refused my eren I, will bring a sword upon you, and í judgments and my statutes, they have not will destroy your high places: walked in them.

4 And your altars shall be desolate, and 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Be- your images shall be broken; and I will cast cause ye multiplied inore than the nations down your slain: men before your idols. that are round about you, and have not 5 And I will lay the dead carcases of the walked in my statutes, neither have kept children of Israel Lefore their idols; and I my judgments, neither have done according will scatter your bones round about your al. to the judgments of the nations that are tars. rosind about you;

6 In all your dwelling-places the cities shall 8 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Be- be laid waste, and the high places shall be dehold I, even I, am agaiust thee, and will ex-solate; that your allars may be laid waste ecute judgments in the midst of thee, in the and made desolate, and your idols may be sight of the nations.

broken and cease, and your images may be ý And I will do in thee that which I have not cut down, and your works may be abolished. done, and whereunto I will not do any more 7 And the slain shall fall in the niidst of the like, because of all thine abominations. you ; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

10 Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons 81 Yet will I leave a remnant, that ye in the midst of thee, and the sous shall eat may have some that shall escape the sword

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among the nations, when ye shall be scatter 10 Behold ibe đay, behold, it is come; the ed through the countries.

morning is gone forth ; tbe rod hath blossom9 And they that escape of you shall remem- ed; pride hath budded. ber me among the nations whither they still 11 Violence is risen up into a rod of wickhe carried captives, because l ambroken wil edecess: none of them shall remain, nor of their whorish heart, which hath departed froin their multitude, nor of any of theirs; neither me, and with their eyes, which go a whoring shull there be wailing for ihem. after their idols : and they shall loathe them 12 The time is come, the day draweth near: selves for the evils which they have commit- let not the buyer rejoice, nor the seller mouia; te in all their abominations.

for wrath is upon all the multitude thereof. 10 And they shall know that I am the 13 For the seller shall not return to that Torp), and that I have not said in vain that which is sold, although they were yet alive: I would do this evil unto them.

for the vision is touching the whole milija 11 Thus saith the Lord Gop, Smile with tude thereof, which shall not return; neither thine hand, and stamp with thy foot, and shall any strengthen himself in the iniquity say, Alas for all the evil abominations of the of his life. house of Israel! for they shall fall by the 14 They have blown the trumpel, even sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence. to make all ready ; but none goeth to the

12 He that is far off shall die or the pesti- battle: for my wrath is upon all the multilence; and he that is near shall fall by the lude thereof. sword; and he that remaineth and is be 15 The sword is without, and the pestilence sieged shall die by the famille : thus will I and the famine within: bc that is in the field accomplish my fury upon them.

shall die with the sword; and he that is in the 13 Then shall ye know that lam the Lord, city, famine and pestilence shall devour him. when their slain men shall be among 16 9 But they that escape of them shall jclols round about their altars, upon every escape, and shall be on the mountains like biurh hill, in all the tops of the mountains, doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, and under every green iree, and under eve- every one for his iniquity. ry thick oak, the place where they did offer 17 All hauds shall be feeble, and all knees sweet savour to all their idols.

shall be weak as water. 14 So will l stretch out my hand upon 18 They shall also gird themselves with them, and make the land desolate; yea, sackcloth, and horror shall cover them; and nuore desolate than the wilderness toward shame shall be upon all faces, and baldness Qiblath, in all their habitations; and they upon all their heads. shall kuiow that I am the Lord.

19 They shall cast their silver in the streets, CHAP. VII.

and their gold shall be removed: their silver

them in the day wrath of the 2 Also, thou son of man, thus saith the Lord they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill Gop unto the land of Israel, An end, the end their bowels; because it is the stumbling. s come upon the four corners of the land. block of their iniquity.

3 Now is the end come upon thee, and I will 20 1 As for the beauty of his ornament, he Bend mine anger upon thee, and will judge set it in majesty; but they made the images hec according to diy ways, and will recom- of their abominations, and of their detestable pense upon thee all thire abominations. things therein : therefore have I set it far fron

4 And mine eye shall not spare thee, nei- them. ther will I have pity: but I will recompense 21 And I will give it into the hands of the thy ways upon thee, and thine abominations strangers for a prey, and to the wicked of the shall be in the midst of thee ; and ye shall earth for a spoil: and they shall polluie it. know that I am the Lord.

22 My face will I turn also from them, and 5 Thus saith the Lord Gon, An evil, an ibey shall pollute my secret place; for the only evil, behold, is come.

robbers shall enter into it, and defile it. 6 An end is come, the end is come: it 23 | Make a chain ; for the land is full of watcheth for thee; behold, it is come. bloody crimes, and the city is full of vir

7 The morning is come upon thee, O thou lence. that dwellcst in the land : the time is come; 24 Wherefore I will bring the worst of the the day of trouble is near, and not the sound- heathen, ard they shall possess their houses : ing again of the mountains.

I will also make the pomp of the strong to 8 Now will I shortly pour out my sury up- cease; and their holy places shall be defiled. on thee, and accomplish mine anger upon 25 Destruction cometh ; and they shall thee; and I will judge thee according to thy seek peace, and there shall be none, ways, and will recompense thee for all thine 26 Mischief shall come upon mischief, and abominations.

rumour shall be upon rumour ; then shall 9 And mine eye shall not spare, neither they seek a vision of the prophet: but the will I have pity : I will recompense thee ac- law shall perish from the priest, and counsel coreling to thy ways and thine abominations from the ancients. that we in the midst of thee, and ye shall knus hat I am the LORD that smiteth.

27 The king shall mourn, and the prince Ishall be clothed with desolation, and the hands

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mre, the sixth part of an hin: from time to their fathers and I will execute judgments nime shalt thou drink.

in thee, and the whole remnant of thee will 12 And thou shalt eat it as barley-cakes, I scatter into all the winds. and thou shalt bake it with dung thai cometh 11 Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord out of man, in their sight.

GUD, Surely, because thou hast defiled my 13 And the Lord said, Even thus shall the 'sanctuary with all thy detestable things, and children of Israel eat their defiled bread a- with all thine abominations, therefore will mong the Gentiles, whither I will drive them. I also diminish thee; neither shall mine eye

14 Then said I, Ah Lord God! Behold, spare, neither will I have any pity. my soul hath not been polluted : for from 12 A third part of thee shall die with my youth up, even till now, have I not eaten the pestilence, and with famine shall they be of that which dieth of itself, or is torn in consumed in the midst of thee; and a third pieces; neither came there abominable flesh part shall fall by the sword round about thee; into my mouth.

and I will scalier a third part into all the 15 Then he said unto me, Lo, I have given winds; and I will draw out a sword after them. thee cow's dung for man's dung, and thou 13 Thus shall mine anger be accomplished, shalt prepare thy bread therewith. and I will cause my fury to rest upon them,

16 Moreover, he said unto me, Son of man, and I will be comforted: and they shall know behold, I will break the staff of bread in Je- that I the Lord have spoken it m my zeal, rusalem; and they shall eat bread by weight, when I have accomplished my fury in them. and with care, and they shall drink water 14 Moreover, I will make thee waste, and by measure, and with astonishment a reproach among the nations that are round

17 That they may want bread and water, about thee, in the sight of all that pass by. and be astonied one with another, and con 15 So it shall be a reproach and a launt, sume away for their iniquity.

an instruction and an asionishment unto the CHAP. V.

nations that are round about thee, when I knife, take thee a barber's razor, and in fury, and in furious rebukes. I the LORD cause it to pass upon thine head, and upon bave spoken it. thy beard: then take thee balances to weigh, 16 IVhen I shall send upon them the evii and divide the hair.

arrows of famine, which shall be for their 2 Thou shait burn with fire a third part in destruction, and which I will send to destroy the midst of the city, when the days of the you : and I will increase the famine upon siege are fulfilled; and thou shalt take a you, and will break your staff of bread. third part, and smile about it with a knife; 17 So will I send upon you famine and and a third part thou shall scatter in the evil beasts, and they shall bereave thee; and wind, and I will draw out a sword after them. pestilence and blood shall pass through thee;

3 Thou shalt also take thereof a few in and I will bring the sword upon thee. I the Bumber, and bind them in thy skirts. Lord have spoken it. 4 Then take of them again, and cast them

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, the word of the Lord came unto into all the house of Israel.

2 Son of man, set thy face toward the 51 Thus saith the Lord God, Tiris is Je- mountains of Israel, and prophesy against rusalem : I have set it in the midst of the na- them, tions and countries thul are round about her. 3 And say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear

6 And she hath changed my judgments in the word of the Lord Gov; Thus saith the w wickedness more than the nations, and my Lord God to the mountains and to the hills, statut's more than the countries that are to the rivers and to the valleys, Behold, I, round about her; for they have refused my eren I, will bring a sword upon you, and i judgments and my statutes, they have not will destroy your high places : walked in them.

4 And your altars shall be desolatc, and 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Bc- your images shall be broken; and I will cast cause ye multiplied more than the nations down your slai inen before your idols. that are round about you, and have not 5 And I will lay the dead carcases of the walked in my statutes, neither have kept children of Israel Lefore their idols; and I my judgments, neither have done according will scatter your bones round about your al. to the judgments of the nations that are tars. ro'ind about you;

6 In all your dwelling-places the cities shall 8 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Be- be laid waste, and the higb places shall be dehold I, eren I, am agaiust thee, and will ex- solate; that your altars may be laid waste ecute judgments in the midst of thee, in the and made desolate, and your idols may be sight of the nations.

broken and cease, and your images may be ý And I will do in thee that which I have not cut down, and your works may be abolished. done, and whereunto I will not do any more 7 And the slain shall fall in the midst of the like, because of all thine abominations. you; and ye shall kuow that I am the LORD.

10 Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons 8T Yet will I leave a remnant, that ye in the midst of thee, and the sons shall eat may have some that shall escape the sword

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9 Then said he unto me, The iniquity of face was the face of a cherub, and the serond the touse of Israel and Judah is exceeding face was the face of a man, and the shird great, and the land is full of blood, and tho the face of a lion, and the fourth the fuce of city full of perverseness : for they say, The an eagle. LORD hath Sorsaken the earth, and the LORD 15 And the cherubims were liftcd up seeth not.

This is the living creature that I saw by the 10 And as for me also, mine eye shall not river of Chebar. spare, neither will I have pity; but I will re 16 And when the cherubims went, the compense their way upon their head. wheels went by them; and when the che

11 And, behold, the man clothed with linen, rubims listed up their wings to inoumt up which had the inkhorn by his side,"reported from the earth, the same wheels also trued the matter, saying, I have done as thou hast not from beside them. commanded me.

17 When they stood, these stood; and when CHAP. X.

they were listed up, these lifted up themselves THEN I looked, and, behold, in the fir- also: for the spirit of the living crealure was the cherubims there appeared over them as 18 Then the glory of the LORD departed it were a sapphire-stone, as the appearance from off the threshold of the house, and of the likeness of a throne.

stood over the cherubims. 2 And he spake unto the man clothed with 19 And the cherubims listed up their wings, linen, and said, Go in between the wheels, and mounted up from the earth in my sight: eren under the cherub, and fill thine hand when they went out, the wheels also were with coals of fire from between the cheru- beside them; and every one stood at the door bims, and scatter lhem over the city. And of the east gate of the Lord's house; and he went in in my sight.

the glory of the God of Israel was over hem 3 Now the cherubims stood on the right above. side of the house when the man went in; 20 This is the living creature that I sawun and the cloud filled the inner court. der the God of Israel by the river of Chebar;

4 Then the glory of the Lord went up and I knew that they were the cherubims. from the cherub, and stood over the threshold 21 Every one han four faces apiece, and of the house; and the house was filled with every one four wings; and the likeness of the the cloud, and the court was full of the hands of a man was under their wings. brightness of the Lord's glory.

22 And the likeness of their faces was the 5 And the sound of the cherubim.s' wings same faces which I saw by the river of Chewas heard eren to the outer court, as the bar, their appearances and themselves: they voice of the Almighty God when he speaketh. went every oue straight forward. 6 And it came to pass, that when he had

CHAP. XI. commanded the man clothed with linen, saying, Take fire from between die wbieces, som MOREOVER, the spirit listed me up, and

brought me unto the east gate of the between the cherubims; then he went in, and LORD's house, which looketh eastward : and stood beside the wheels.

behold at the door of the gate five and 7 And one cherub stretched forth his hand twenty men; among whom I saw Jaazaniah from between the cherubims unto the fire the son of Azur, and Pelatiah the son of Be that was between the cherubims, and took naiah, princes of the people. thereof, and put it into the hands of him that 2 Tben said he unto me, Son of man, these wous clothed with linen; who took it, and are the men that devise mischief, and give

wicked counsel in this city;
8 [ And there appeared in the cherubims 3 Which say, it is not near; let us build
the form of a man's hand under their wings. houses : this city is the caldron, and we be

9 And when I looked, behold the four the flesh.
wheels by the cherubims, one wheel by one 4 1 Therefore ;rophesy against them, pro-
cherub, and another wheel by another che- phesy, O son of man.
ruh: and the appearance of the wheels was 5 And tne Spirit of the Lord fell upon me,
is the colour of a beryl-stone.

and said unto me, Speak; Thus saith the 10 And as for their appearances, they four Lord, Thus have ye said, 0 house of Israel : pad one likeness, as if a wheel had been in for I know the things that come into your the midst of a wheel.

mind, every one of them. 11 When they went, they went upon their 6 Ye bave multipli

slain in this fuur sides; they turned not as they went, but city, and ye have filled the streels thereof to the place whither the head looked they with the slain. followed it ; they turned not as they went. 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord God,

12 And their whole body, and their backs, Your slain, whom ye lave laid in the midst and their hands, and their wings, and the of it, they are the flesh, and this city is the wheels, were full of eyes round about, eren caldron ; but I will bring you forth out of the wheels that they four hail.

the midst of it. 13 As for the wheels, it was cried unto 8 Ye have feared the sword; and I will em in my hearing, 0 wheel!

bring a swoft upon you, saith the Lord God 14 And every one had four faces : the first 9 And I will bring you out of the mids!

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of the people of the land shall be troubled :, the north ; and, behold, there sau
I will do unto them after their way, and ac- weeping for Tammuz.
cordmg to their deserts will I judge them; 15 Then said he unto me, Hast I bu seen
and they shall know that I am the Lord. this, 0 son of man? Turn thee ye. again,
CHAP. VIII.

and thou shalt see greater abominal ina than

the rest tie sixth month, in the filth day of the 16 And he brought me into the inner court month, us I sat in mine house, and the elders of the Lord's house ; and, behold, at the of Judah sat before me, that the hand of the door of the temple of the Lord, beiseen the Loni Gop sell there upon me.

porch and the altar, uere about five and 2 Then I beheid, and lo a likeness as the iwenty men, with their backs toward the appearance of fire ; from the appearance of temple of the Lord, and their faces toward his loins, even downward, firc; and from the east; and they worshipped the sun 10his loins, even upward, as the appearance of ward the east. brightness, as the colour of amber.

17 1 Then he said unto me, Hast thou seen 3 And he put forth the forn of an hand, this, 0 son of man? Is it a light thing !o the and look me by a lock of mine head; and the house of Judah that they commit the aho. spirit lified me up between the earth and the ininations which they commit here? for they heaven, and brought me in the visions of God have filled the land with violence, avd have in Jerusalem, to the door of the inner gate returned to provoke me to anger; and, lo, that looketh ioward the north ; where wos they put the branch to their nose. the seat of the image of jealousy, which pro 18 Therefore will I also deal in fury: Inine voketh to jealousy:

eye shall not spare, neither will I have piry: 4. And, behold, the glory of the God of Is- and though they cry in mine cars with rael was there, according to the vision that loud voice, jet will I not hear them. I saw in the plain.

CHAP. IX. 5 [ Then said he unto me,

Son of man,

E cried also in inine ears with a loud lif: up thine eyes now the way toward the voice, saying, Cause them that have north. So Ilified up mine eyes the way to charge over the city to draw near, even ward the north, and behold noribward at the every man with his destroying weapon in gate of the altar this image of jealousy in the his hand. entry.

2 And, behold, six men came from the way 6. He said furthermore unto me, Son of of the higher gate, which lieth loward the man, seest thou what they do? even the great north, and every man a slaughter-weapon aboininations that the house of Israel com- in his band ; and oue mar among them was milleti liere, that I should go far off from my clothed with linen, with a writer's inklorn banctuary? But turn thee yet again, und uiou by bis side: and they went in, and stood besuali see greater abominations.

side the brasen altar. 7 | And he brought me to the door of the 3 And the glory of the God of Israei was court; and when I lovked, behold a hole in gone up from the cherub, whereupon he was, the wall.

to the threshold of the house : and he called 8 Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig to the man clothed with linen, which had the now in the wall: and when I had digged in writer's inkhorn by his side : the wall, behold a door.

4 And the LORD said unto him, Go through 9 And he said unto me, Go in, and be the midst of the city', through the midst of hold the wicked abominations thai they do Jerusalem, and set a mark upou the fore.

heads of the men that sigh and that cry for
10 So I went in and saw; and hehold every all the abominations that be done in the midst
form of creeping things, and abominable thereof.
beasts, and all the idols of the house of Is 5 | And to the others he said in mine
rael, pourtrayed upon the wall round about. hearing, Go ye after him through the city,

11 And there stood before them seventy and smile ; let not your eye spare, neither
men of the ancients of the house of Israel, have ye pity :
and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah the 6 Slay'urterly old and young, both maids,
son of Shaphan, with every man bis censer and lule children, and women ; but comé
in his hand; and a thick cloud of incense not near any man upon whom is the mark,

and begin at my sanctuary. Then they be-
12 Then said he unto me, Son of man, gan at the ancient men which were before
Last thou scen what the ancients of the house the house.
of Israel do in the dark, every man in the 7 And he said unto them, Defile il.e house,
chainbers of bis imagery? for they say, The and fill the courts with the slain; go ye forth.
Lord sceth us not; the Lord haih forsaken And they went forth, and slew in the city.
the earth.

3 S Aid it came to pass, while they were 13 € He said also unto me, Turn thee yet'slaying them, and I was left, that I fell up. again, and thou shalt see greater abomina- on my face, and cried, and said, Ah Lord Lions that they do.

Gov! wilt thou destroy all the residue of 14 Then he brought me to the door of the Israel, in thy pouring out of thy fury upou faic of the Lord's house, which was toward Jerusalem ?

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