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5 They hatch cockatrice- there is none; for salvation, cggs, and weave the spider's but it is far off from us. web: he that eateth of their 12 For our transgressions eggs dieth, and that which is are multiplied before thee, crushed, breaketh out into a and our fins testify against viper.

us: for our transgressions are 6 Their webs shall not with us; and as for our inibecome garments, neither quities, we know them. shall they cover themselves | 13 In transgressing and with their works : their | lying against the Lord, and works are works of iniquity, departing away from our God, and the act of violence is in speaking oppression and retheir hands.

volt; conceiving and uttering 7 Their feet run to evil, from the heart words of falland they make haste to hood. shed innocent blood : their 14 And judgment is thoughts are thoughts of ini- turned away backward, and quity, wasting and destruc-justice standeth afar off : for tion are in their paths. truth is fallen in the street, .8 The way of peace they and equity cannot enter.. know not, and there is no 15 Yea, truth faileth, and judgment in their goings : he that departeth from evil they have made them crooked maketh himself a prey: and paths: whosoevergoeth there- the Lord saw it, and it difin, shall not know peace. pleased him that there was no

99 Therefore is judg- judgment. ment far from us, neither 16 q And he saw that there doth justice overtake us: we was no man, and wondered wait for light, but behold that there was no intercessor: obfcurity; for brightness, but therefore his arm brought we walk in darkness. salvation unto him; and his

Io We grope for the wall righteousness, it sustained like the blind, and we grope him. as if we had no eyes : we 17 For he put on rightftumble at noon-day as in the cousness as a breast-plate, and night; we are in defolate an helmet of salvation upon places as dead men. . his head; and he put on the

In We roar all like bears, garments of vengeance for and mourn sore like doves : clothing, and was clad with we look for judgment, but zeal as a cloke.


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-18According to their be seen upon thee. deeds, accordingly he will 3 And the Gentiles shall repay, fury to his adversa- come to thy light, and kings ries, recompence to his ene-to the brightness of thy rif. mies, to the islands he will ing. repay recompence.

4 Lift up thine eyes round 19. So shall they fear the about, and see; all they gaa name of the Lord from the ther themselves together, west, and his glory from the they come to thee, thy fons rising of the sun: 'when the ihall come from far, and thy enemy shall come in like a daughters shall be nursed at flood, the spirit of the Lord thy side. shall lift up a standard against 5 Then thou shalt see and him.

Aow together, and thine heart 20 q And the Redeemer shall fear, and be enlarged, shall come to Zion, and un- because the abundance of the to them that turn from tranf- sea shall be converted unto gression in Jacob, faith the thee, the forces of the Gene Lord. . :

. tiles shall come unto thee. 21 As for me, this is my! 6 The multitude of cacovenant with them, faith mels shall cover thee: the the Lord, My spirit that is dromedaries of Midian and upon thee, and my words Ephah : all they from Sheba which I have put in thy thall come: they shall bring mouth, shall not depart out gold and incense, and they of thy mouth, nor out of the Thall shew forth the praises inouth of thy feed, nor out of the Lord. of the mouth of thy feed's 7 All the flocks of Kedar seed, saith the Lord, from shall be gathered together henceforth and for ever. unto thee, the rams of Ne

baioth shall minister unto CHAP. LX.

thee : they shall come up A RISE, shine, for thy with acceptance on mine alA light is come, and the tar, and I will glorify the glory of the Lord is risen house of my glory. upon thee.

18 Who are these that Ay 2 For behold, the dark- as a cloud, and as the doves ness shall cover the earth, I to their windows? . and gross darkness the peo-1 9 Surely the isles shall wait ple : but the Lord shall arise for me, and the ships of Tarupon thee, and his glory shall Thish first, to bring thy fons


from far, their silver, and 15 9 Whereas thou hast their gold with them, unto been forsaken and hated, so the name of the Lord thy that no man went through God: and to the Holy One thee, I will make thee an eof Israel, because he hath glo- ternal excellency, a joy of rified thee.

many generations. 10 And the sons of stran- 16 Thou shalt also fuck gers shall build up thy walls, the milk of the Gentiles, and and their kings shall minif- shalt suck the breast of kings, ter unto thee : for in my and thou shalt know that I wrath I (mote thee, but in the Lord am thy Saviour and my favour have I had mercy thy Redeemer, the Mighty on thee.

One of Jacob. 11 Therefore thy gates | 17 For brass I will bring shall be open continually, I gold, and for iron I will they shall not be shut day nor bring silver, and for wood night, that men may bring brass, and for stones iron: I unto thee the forces of the will also make thy officers Gentiles, and that their kings peace, and thine exactors may be brought.

righteousness. 12 For the nation and 1 18 Violence shall no more kingdom that will not serve | be heard in thy land, wasting thee, shall perish: yea, those nor destruction within thy nations Thall be utterly wast-borders ; but thou shalt call ed.

thy walls salvation, and thy . 13 The glory of Lebanon gates praise. shall come unto thee, the fir-1 19 The sun shall be no tree, the pine-tree, and the more thy light by day, neibox together, to beautify the ther for brightness shall the place of my fanctuary; and I | moon give light unto thee : will make the place of my but the Lord shall be unto feet glorious,

thee an everlasting light, and • 14 The sons also of them thy God thy glory.

that afflicted thee shall come I 20 Thy sun shall no more bending unto thee; and all go down, neither shall thy they that despised thee shall moon withdraw itself: for bow themselves down at the the Lord shall be thine everfoles of thy feet; and they lasting light, and the days of shall call thee, The city of thy mourning shall be ended. the Lord, the Zion of the 21 Thy people also shall Holy One of Israel. be all righteous: they shall

inherit inherit the land for ever, the , tinuance, and we shall be branch of my planting, the saved. work of my hands, that I 6 But we are all as an may be glorified. be glorified.

unclean thing, and all our 22 A little one shall be- righteousnesses are as filthy come a thousand, and a small rags, and we all do fade as one a strong nation : I the a leaf, and our iniquities, Lord will hasten it in his like the wind, have taken us time.


7. And there is none that . - CHAP. LXIV.

calleth upon thy name, that H that thou wouldest | stirreth up himself to take

rend the heavens, that hold of thee : for thou hart thou wouldest come down, hid thy face from us, and that the mountains might hast consumed us because of flow down at thy presence, our iniquities,

2 As when the melting 8 But now, O Lord, fire burneth, the fire causeth thou art our father: we are the waters to boil, to make the clay, and thou our pot. thy name known to thine ter, and we all are the work adversaries, that the nations of thy hand. may tremble at thy presence. 9 q Be not wroth very

Ź When thou didst terrible fore, O Lord, neither re. things which we looked not member iniquity for ever: for, thou camest down, the behold, fee, we beseech thee, mountains flowed down at we are all thy people. thy presence.

10 Thy holy cities are a 4 For fince the beginning wilderness, Zion is a wilderof the world men have not nefs, Jerusalem a desolation. heard, nor perceived by the 11 Our holy and our beauear, neither hath the eye tiful house, where our fathers seen, O God, beside thee, praised thee, is burnt up with what he hath prepared for fire : and all our pleasant him that waiteth for him. things are laid waste.

5 Thou meetest him that 12 Wilt thou refrain thyrejoiceth, and worketh right-self for these things, O Lord? eousness, those that remem- wilt thou hold thy peace, and ber thee in thy ways: be- aflict us very fore? hold, thou art wroth, for we have finned: in those is con

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Chap. LXV.

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me upon the hills: therefore I AM fought of them that will I measure their former I asked not for me: I am work into their bosom. found of them that sought me 8 4 Thus faith the Lord, not: I said, Behold me, be- As the new wine is found in hold me, unto a nation that the cluster, and one faith, was not called by my name. Destroy it not, for a bleffing

2 I have spread out my is in it: so will I do for my hands all the day unto a re- servants fakes, that I may bellious people, which walk- not destroy them all.

eth in a way that was 9 And I will bring forth - not good, after their own a seed out of Jacob, and out thoughts :

of Judah an inheritor of my 3 A people that provok-mountains : and mine eleét eth me to anger continually Ihall inherit it, and my ferto my face, that facrificeth vants shall dwell there. in gardens, and burneth in- 10 And Sharon shall be a cense upon altars of brick: fold of flocks, and the valley

4. Which remain among of Achor a place for the the graves, and lodge in herds to lie down in, for niy the monuments, which eat people that have fought me, swine's Aesh; and broth of III But ye are they that abominable things is in their forsake the Lord, that forget vessels :

my holy mountain, that pre5 Which fay, Stand by pare a table for that troop, thyself, come not near to me, and that furnish the drinkfor I am holier than thou : offering unto that number. these are a smoke in my nofe, 12 Therefore will I numa fire that burneth all the ber you to the sword, and ye day,

| shall all bow down to the 6 Behold, it is written Naughter : because when I before me, I will not keep called, ye did not answer ; silence, but will recompense, when I spake, ye did not even recompense into their hear, but did evil before mine bosom,

eyes, and did choose that 7 Your iniquities, and the wherein I delighted not. iniquities of your fathers to. 13 Therefore thus faith gether (faith the Lord) which the Lord God, Behold, my have burnt incense upon the servants shall eat, but ye shall

will not keep when I fpake, before mine

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