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644 Under the lype of hair is shewed EZEKIEL. the judgment of Jerusalem. shall drink water by measure, and with bre consumed in the midst of thee : and a astonishment :

third part shall fall by the sword round 17 That they may want bread and wa- about thee; and I will scatter a third part ter, and be astonied one with another, into all the winds, and I will draw out a and consume awav for their iniquity. sword after them CHAP. V.

13 Tnus shall mine anger be accom1 Under the type of hair, 5 is sherved the plished, and I will cause mr fury to rest

judgment of Jerusalem for thrir rebel- upon them, and I will be comforted: and lion, 12 by famine,sword, and dispersion. they shall know that I the LORD have AND thou, son of man, take thee a spoken it in my zeal, when I have accom1 sharp knife, take thee a barber's ra- plished my fury in them. zor, and cause it to pass upon thine head 14 Moreover I will make thee waste, and upon thy beard-: then take thee bal- and a reproach among the nations that ances to weigh, and divide the hair. are round about thee, in the sight of all

2 Thou shalt burn with fire a third part that pass by. in the midst of the city, when the days of 15 So it shall be a reproach and a taunt, the siege are fulfilled; and thou shalt take an instruction and an astonishment unto a third part, and smite about it with a l the nations that are round about thee, knife: and a third part thou shalt scatter when I shall execute judgments in thee in the wind; and I will draw out a sword in anger and in fury and in furious reafter them.

bukes. I the LORD have spoken it. 3 Thou shalt also take thereof a few in 16 When I shall send upon them the number, and bind them in thy skirts. evil arrows of famine, which shall be for

4 Then take of them again, and cast their destruction, and which I will send to them into the midst of the tire, and burn destroy you: and I will insrease the famthem in the fire : for thereof shall a fire ine upon you, and will break your staff come forth into all the house of Israel. of bread:

5 | Thus saith the Lord God; This is 17 So will I send upon you famine and Jerusalem : I have set it in the inidst of evil beasts, and they shall bereave thee ; the nations and countries that are round and pestilence and blood shallpass through about her.

thee; and I will bring the sword upon 6 And she hath changed my judgments thee. I the Lord have spoken it. into wickedness more than the nations,

CHAP. VI. and my statutes more than the countries 1 The judgment of Israel for their idolthat are round about her : for they have atry: 8 A remnant shall be saved. refused my judgments and my statutes,

11 The faithful exhorted to lament they have not walked in them.

their calamities. Therefore thus saith the Lord God; TAND the word of the. LORD came Because ye multiplied more than the na 1 unto me, saying, tions that are round about you, and have 2 Son of man, set thy face toward the not walked in my statutes, neither have mountains of Israel, and prophesy against kept my judgments, neither have done them, according to the judgments of the nations | 3 And say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear that are round about you;

the word of the Lord God: Thus saith 8 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; the Lord God to the mountains, and to Behold, I, even I, am against thee, and the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys; will execute judgments in the midst of Behold, I, even I, will bring a sword upon thee in the sight of the nations.

you, and I will destroy your high places! 9 And I will do in thee that which I 4 And your altars shall be desolate, and have not done, and whereunto I will not your images shall be broken : and I will do any more the like, because of all thine cast down your slain men before your idois. abominations.

5 And I will lay the dead carcases of 10 Therefore the fathers shall eat the the children of Israel before their idols; sons in the midst of thee, and the sons and I will scatter your bones round about shall eat their fathers; and I will execute || your altars. judgments in thee, and the whole rem- 6 In all your dwelling-places the cities nant of thee will Iscatter into all the winds. || shall be laid waste, and the high places

11 Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord || shall be desolate; that your altars may be God ; Surely, because thou hast defiled | laid waste and made desolate, and your my sanctuary with all thy detestable idols may be broken and cease, and your things, and with all thine abominations, | images may be cut down, and your works therefore will I also diminish thee; nei may be abolished. ther shall mine eye spare, neither will I ĩ And the slajn shall fall in the midst of have any pity.

you, and ye shall know that Iam the LORD. 12 A third part of thee shall die with 8 9 Yet will I leave a remnant, that ye the pestilence, and with famine shall they may have some that shall escape the sword Israel's final desolation. CHAP. VII. Repentance of the escaped. 645 among the nations, when ye shall de scat- not the sounding again of the mountains. tered through the countries.

18 Now will I shortly pour out my fury 9 And they that escape of you shall re- upon thee, and accomplish mine anger member me among the nations whither upon thee: and I will judge thee accordthey shall be carried captives, because I ing to thy ways, and will recompense am' broken with their" whorish heart, 1 thee for all thine abominations. which hath departed from me, and with 9 And mine eve shall not spare, neither their eyes which go a whoring after their will I have pity: I will recompense thee acidols: and they shall loathe themselves for cording to thy ways and thine abomirathe evils which they have committed in | Lions that are in the midst of thee; and ye all their abominations.

I shall know that I am the LORD thatsmiteth. 10 And they shall know that I ain the 10 Behold the day, behoid, it is come ; LORD, and that I have not said in vain || the morning has gone forth; the rod hath that I would do this evil unto them. blossomedi, pride hath budided.

11 9 Thus saith the Lord God; Smite 11 Violence is risen up into a rod of with thine hand, and stamp with thy foot, wickedness: none of them shall remain, nor and say, Alas, for all the evil abominations of their multitude, nor of any of theirs : of the house of Israel! for they shall fail neither shall there be wailing for them. by the sword, by the famine, and by the 12 The time is come, the day draweth pestilence.

near: let not the buyer rejice, nor the 12 He that is far off shall die of the pes seller mourn : for wrath is upon all the tilence; and he that is near shall fall by multitude thereof. the sword ; and he that remaineth and is 13 For the seller shall not return to that besieged shall die by the famine: thus will which is soll, although they were yet aI accomplish my fury upon them.

live : for the vision is touching the whole 13 Then shall ye know that I am the multitude thereof, which shall not reLORD, when their slain men shall be a- || turn; neither shall any strengthen himmong their idols round about their al- self in the iniquity of his life. tars, upon every high hill, in all the tops | 14 They have blown the trumpet, even of the mountains, and under every green to make all ready ; but none goeth to the tree, and under every thick oak, the place | battle: for my wrath is upon all the mulwhere they did offer sweet savour to all titude thereof. their idols.

15 The sword is without, and the pes14 So will I stretch out my hand upon tilence and the famine within : he that them, and make the land desolate, yea, is in the field shail die with the sword ; more desolate than the wilderness toward and he that is in the city, fainine and Diblath, in all their habitations: and they pestilence shall devour him. shall know that I am the LORD.

16 9 But they that escape of them shall CHAP. VII.

escape, and shall be on the mountains like 1 Israel's final desolation. 16 The mourn- doves of the valleys, all of them mourn

ful repentance of them that escape. 23 ing, every one for his iniquity. Under the type of a chain, is shewed || 17 All hands shall be feeble, and all their miserable captivity

knees shall be weak as water. M OREOVER the word of the LORD 18 They shall also gird themselves with TV came unto me, saying,

sackcloth, and horror shall cover them ; 2 Also, thou son of man, thus saith the and shame shall be upon all faces, and Lord God unto the land of Israel; An baldness upon all their heads. end, the end is come upon the four cor 19 They shall cast their silver in the ners of the land.

streets, and their gold shall be removed : 3 Now is the end come upon thee, and their silver and their gold shall not be able I will send mine anger upon thee, and to deliver them in the day of the wrath

ill judge thee according to thy ways, of the Lord: they shall not satisfy their and will recompense upon thee all thine | souls, neither fill their bowels: because it abominations.

is the stumbling-block of their iniquity.. 4 And mine eye shall not spare thee, 20 | As for the beauty of his ornament, neither will I have pity : but I will recom- he set it in majesty : but they made the pense thy ways upon thee, and thine abom- | images of their abominations and of their inations shall be in the midst of thee : detestable things therein : therefore have and ve shall know that I am the LORD. I set it far from them.

5 Thus saith the Lord God; An evil, 21 And I will give it into the hands of an only evil, bchold, is come.

the strangers for a prey, and to the wick-. 6 An end is come, the end is come: it led of the earth for a spoil; and they shall watcheth for thee; behold, it is come. pollute it.

7 The morning is come upon thee, of 22 My face will I turn also from them, thon that dwellest in the land: the time and they shall pollute my secret place: for is come, the day of trouble is near, and the robbers shall enter into it, and defile it.

646 Ezekiel's vision

EZEKIEL.

of jealousy, &c. 23 | Make a chain : for the land is full || dig now in the wall: and when I had dige of bloody crimes, and the city is full of | ged in the wall, behold a door. violence.

° 9 And he said unto me, Go in, and 24 Wherefore I will bring the worst of behold the wicked abominations that they the heathen, and they shall possess their do here. houses : I will also make the pompe of 10 So I went in and saw; and behold the strong to ceasc, and their holy places every form of creeping things, and abomshall be defiled.

li inable beasts, and all the idols of the house 25 Destruction cometh ; and they shall of Israel, pourtrayed upon the wall round seek peace, and there shall be none. about.

26 Mischief shall come upon mischief, 11 And there stood before them seventy and rumour shall be upon rumour; then men of the ancients of the house of Israel, shall they seek a vision of the prophet ; | and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah but the law shall perish from the priest, || the son of Shaphan, with every man his and counsel from the ancients.

censer in his hand ; and a thick cloud of 27 The king shall mourn, and the prince incense went up. shall be clothed with desolation, and the 12 Then said he unto me, Son of man, hands of the people of the land shall be hast thou seen what the ancients of the troubled : I will do unto them after their house of Israel do in the dark, every man way, and according to their deserts will in the chambers of his imagery? for they I judge them, and they shall know that say, The Lord seeth us not; the LORD I am the Lord.

hath forsaken the earth. CHAP. VIIT.

13 9 He said also unto me, Turn thee 1 Ezekiei's vision of jealousy. 7 The vet again, and thou shalt see greater achambers of imagery.

bominations that they do AND it came to pass in the sixth year, 14 Then he brought me to the door of 11 in the sixth month, in the fifth day the gate of the Lord's house which was of the month, as I sat in mine house, toward the north ; and behold, there sat and the eldiers of Judah sat before me, women weeping for Tammuz. that the hand of the Lord God fell there 15 | Then said he unto me, Hast thou upon me.

| seen this, () son of man? turn thee yet a2 Then I beheld, and in a likeness gain, and thou shalt see greater abominaas the appearance of fire : from the ap- tions than these. pearance of his leins even downward,

1 16 And he brought me into the inner fire ; and from his loins even upward, as court of the Lord's house, and behold, at the appearance of brightness, as the col- l the door of the temple of the Lord, beour of amber.

tween the porch and the altar, wäre about 3 And he put forth the form of an five and twenty men, with their backs hand, and took me by a lcck of mine toward the temple of the Lord, and their hicad ; and the spirit litted me up between faces toward the east; and they worshipthe carth and the heaven, and brought ped the sun toward the east. me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to 17 | Then he said unto me, Hast thou the door of the inver gate that looketh | seen thie, O son of man? Is it a light thing toward the north ; where was the seat of to the house of Judah that they commit the the image of jealousy, which provoketh abominations which they commit here? to jealousy.

for they have filled the land with violence, 4 And behold, the glory of the God of and have returned to provoke me to anger; Israel was there, according to the vision and lo, they put the branch to their nose. that I saw in the plain.

18 Therefore will I also deal in fury : 5 | Then said he unto me, Son of man, mine eye shall not spare, neither wililhave lift up thine eyes, now the way toward pity: and though they cry in mine ears the north. So I lifted up mine eyes the with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them. way toward the north, and behold north

CHAP. IX. ward at the gate of the altar this image 1 A vision, whereby is shewed the preof jealousy in the entry.

servalion of some, 5 and the destruc6 He said furthermore unto me, Son o tion of the rest. 8 God will not be enman, seest thou what they do? even the treated for them. great abominations that the house of Is- L E cried also in mine ears with a loud racl committeth here, that I should go voice, saying, Cause them that have far off froin my sanctuary? but turn thee charge over the city to draw near, even yet again, and thou shalt see greater a every man with his destroying weapon in bominations.

his hand. 7 91 And he brought me to the door of 2. And behold, six men came from the the court ; and when I looked, behold a way of the higher gate, which lieth tohole in the wall.

ward the north, and every man a slaugh8 Then said he unto me, Son of man, ll ter-weapon in his hand; and one man a

God will not be cntrcated. CHAP. X. The vision of the cherubims. 647 mong them was clothed with linen, with 4 Then the glory of the LORD went up a wriier's inkhorn by his side : aud they from the cherub, and stood over the threshwent in and stood beside the brazen altar.old of the house; and the house was filted

3 And the glory of the God of Israel with the cloud, and the court was full of was gone up from the cherub whereup- the brightness of the LORD's glory. on he was, to the threshold of the house. 5 And the sound of the cherubims And he called to the man clothed with wings was he:url even to the outer court, linen, which had the writer's inklior'n by ús the voice of the Almighty God when his side ;

he speaketh. 4 And the LORD said unto him, Go 6 And it came to pass, that when he had through the midst of the city, thuough commanded the man clothed with linen, the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark saying, Takefire from between the wheels, upon the foreheads of the men that sigh from between the cherubiins ; then he and that cry for all the abominations that went in, and stood beside the wheels. be done in the midst thereof.

1 7 | And one cherub stretched forth his 5 And to the others he said in hand from between the cherubims unto mine hearing, Go ye after him through the fire that was between the cherubims, the city, and sipite : let not your eyes and took thercof, and put it into the spare, neither have ye pity :

hands of tim that was clothed with lin6 Slay utterly old and young, both en : who took it, and went out. mails, and little children, and women : 11 8 And there appeared in the cherbut come not near any man upon whom i ubims the form of a man's har.. under is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary: their wings. Then they began at the ancient men 9 And when I looked, behold the four which were before the house.

wheels by the cherubims, one wheel by 7 And he said unto them, Defile the one cherub, and another wheel by another house, and fill the courts with the slain : 1 cherub: and the appearance of the wheels go ye forth. And they went forth, and was as the colour of a beryl stone. slew in the city.

10 And as for their appearances, they 8 And it came to pass while they || four had one likeness, as if a wheel had were slaying them, and I was left, that || been in the midst of a wheel. I fill upon niy face, and cried, and said, 11 When they went, they went upon Ah Lord God! wilt thou destroy all the i their four sides ; they turned not as they residue of Israel in thy pouring out of thy i went, but to the place whither the heard fury upon Jerusalem?

looked they followed it ; they turned not . 9 Then said he unto me, The iniquity as they went. of the house of Isracl and Judah is ex- 12 And their whole body, and their cecding great, and the land is full of backs, and their hands, and their wings, blood, and the city full of perverseness : and the wheels, were full of eyes round afor they say, The Lord hath forsaken | bout, even the wheels that they four had. the earth, and the Lord sceth not. # 13 As for the wheels, it was cried un

10 And as for me also, mine eve shall to them in my hearing, () wlieel. not spare, neither will I have pity,but I will I 14 And every one had four faces : the recompense their way upon their head. first face was the face of a chcrub, and

11 And behold, the man clothed with the second face was the face of a man, linen, which had the inkhorn by his side, and the third the face of a lion, and the reported the matter, saying, I have done | fourth the face of an engle. as thou hast commanded me.

15 And the cherubinis were lifted up. CHAP. X.

This is the living creature that I saw by 1 The vision of the coals of fire to be the river of Chebar. · scattered over the city. 8 The vision | 16 And when the cherubims went, the of the cherubims.

wheels went by thein ; and when the THEN I looked, and behold, in the cherubims lifted up their wings to mount

| firmament that was above the head 1 up from the earth, the same wheels also of the cherubims there appeared over | turned not from beside ther. them as it were a sapphire stone, as the 17 When they stood, these stood ; and appearance of the likeness of a throne. when they were lifted up, these lifted up

2 And he spake unto the man clothed themseives also: for the spirit of the livwith linen, and said, Go in between the ing creature was in them. wheels, even under the cherub, and fill | 18 Then the glory of the LORD dethine hand with coals 'of fire from be- || parted from of the threshold of the tween the cherubims, and scatter them l house, and stood over the cherulzims. over the city. And he went in in my sight. 19 And the cherubims lifted up their

3 Now the cherubims stood on the right wings, and mounted up from the earth side of the house, when the man went in ; | in my sight : when they went out, the and the cloud filled the inner court. Il wheels also were beside them, and every 648 The princes' fires:umption. EZEKIEL. God's purposes to save a remnant. one stood! at the door of the easi-gate of 13 f And it came to pass, when I the Lord's house ; and the glory of the prophesied, that Pelatiah the son of BeGidef Israel was over them above. naiah died. Then fell I down upon my

20 This is the living creature that I face, and cried with a loud voice, and saw under the Gul of Israel by the river said, Ah Lord God! wilt thou make a of Chebar ; and I knew that they were li full end of the remnant of Israel? the cherubims.

.] 14 Again the word of the Lord came 21 Every one had four faces apiece, and , unto me, saving, every one four wings; and the likeness of 15 Son of man, thy brethren, even thy the hands of a man was under their wings. Il brethren, the men of thy kindred, and

22 And the likeness of their faces wax!, all the house of Israel wholly, are they the same fiices which I saw by the river of unto whom the inhabitants of Jerusalem Chebar,theirappearances and themselves: bave said, Get ye far from the LORD : they went every one straight forward. | unto us is this land given in possession. CHAP. XI. .

16 Theref're say, Thuis saith the Lord 1 The princes presumption : 4 Their God; Although I have cast them far off

sin, and judgment. 13 God's purpose l among the heathen, and although I have of saving a remnant, 21 and punish- || scattered them among the countries, yet ing the wicked.

will I be to them as a little sanctuary in T OREOVER the spirit lifted me up, h the countries where they shall come.

I and brought me unto the east-gate 17 Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord of the Lord's house, which looketh east-God; I will even gather you from the ward : and behold, at the door of the gate i people, and assemble you out of the counfive and twenty men; among whom I saw tries where ye have been scattered, and Jaazaniah the son of Azur, and Pelatiah | I will give you the land of Israel.. the son of Benajah, princes of the people. 18 And they shall come thither, and

2 Then said he unto me, Son of man, they shall take away all the detestable these are the men that devise mischief, things thereof, and all the abominations and give wicked counsel in this city: thereof from thence.

3 Which say, It is not near ; let us 19 And I will give them one heart, build houses : this city is the caldron, and I will put a new spirit within you ; and we be the flesh.

and I will take the stony heart out of their 4 | Therefore prophesy against them, flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh: prophesy, () son of man.

20 That they may walk in my statutes, 5. And the spirit of the Lord fell upon and keep mine ordinances, and do them: me, and said unto me, Speak ; Thus saith and they shall be my people, and I will the LORD ; Thus have ye said, () house | be their God. of Israel: for I know the things that come 21 But as for them whose heart walkinto your mind, every one of them.

eth after the heart of their detestable 6 Ye have multiplied your slain in this things and their abominations, I will reccity, and ye have tilled the streets there. I ompense their way upon their own heads, of with the slain.

saith the Lord God. 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, | 22 Then did the cherubims lift up their Your slain whom ye have laid in the wings, and the wheels beside them; and midst of it, they are the flesh, and this the glory of the God of Israel was over city is the caldron : but I will bring you them above. forth out of the midst of it.

23 And the glory of the LORD went 8 Ye have feared the sword ; and I up from the midst of the city, and stood will bring a sword upon you, saith the upon the mountain which is on the east Lord God.

side of the city. 9 And I will bring you out of the midst 24 | Afterwards the spirit took me up, thereof, and deliver you into the hands and brought me in vision by the Spirit of strangers, and will execute judginents of God into Chaldea, to them of the capamong you.

tivity. So the vision that I had seen 10 Ye shall fall by the sword; I will went up from me.

25 Then I spake unto them of the capye shall know that I am the Lord. tivity all the things that the Lord had

11 This city shall not be your caldron, l shewed me. neither shall ye be the flesh in the midst

CHAP. XII. thereof; but I will judge you in the bor 1 The type of Ezekiel's removing, 8 der of Israel :

sheweth the captivity of Zalekiah. 17 12 And ye shall know that I am the || Ezekiel's trembling showeth the Jews LORD : for ye have not walked in my desolation. statutes, neither executed my judgments, THE word of the Lord also came unbut have done after the manners of the 1 to me, saying, heathen that are round about you.

2 Son of man, thou dwellest in the

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