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and I will enter into the his Anointed, to David, and to his Lodgings of his Borders, and ince of his perdorn and Seed for evermore.

Pral. cxv. i Noc unto us, O LORD, into the Forest of his Car- not yato us, but unto thy Name give mel.

GLORY, for thy Mercy. and for thy

Truth's Sake. 24. I have digged and drunk

2 Wherefore should the Heathen Itrange Waters, and with the say, Where is now their God? Sole of my Feet have I dried . 3 But our God is in the HEAVENS,

he hath done whatsoever he pleased. up all the rivers Of Denegeu up all the Rivers of besieged

4 Their Idols are Silver and Gold, i Places.

the work of Mens Hands. 25 Halt thou not heard 8 They that make them, are like

unto them, so is every one that truito long ago, how I have done it, eth in them. and of ancient times, that I 90 Ifrael, trust thou in the LORD: Bou have formed it? now have I b formed is nou have he is their HELP and their SHIELD.

Pfal.lxxxix. 6 For who in the Heae brought it to pass, that thou ven can be compared unto the LORD? Thouldest be brought to lay who among the Sons of the MIGHTY

can be likened unto the LORD! waste fenced Cities into rus

7 God is greatly to be feared in inous Heaps.

the Assembly of the Saints: and to 26 Therefore their Inha. be had in Reverence of all them that

are about him. bitants were of small Power,

1 rower, 13 Thou hast a mighty Arm : they were dismayed, and con- strong is thy Hand, and high is thy founded, they were as the Right Hand. Grass of the Field, and as and the Holy One of Israel is our

18 For the Lord is our DEFENCE: the green Herb, as the Grass KiNG. on the House-tops, and as Corn blasted before it is grown up.

*27 But I know thy abode, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy Rage against me.

28 Because thy Rage against me, and thy Tumult is come up into mine Ears, therefore I will put my Hook in thy Nose, and my Bridle in thy Lips, and I will turn thee back by the Way by which thou camelt.

29 And this shall be a Sign unto thee, Ye shall eat this Year such Things as grow of themselves, and in the second Year that which springeth of the same, and in the third Year fow ye and reap, and plant ye Vineyards, and eat the Fruits thereof.

30 And the Remnant that is escaped of the House of Jus dah, shall yet again take root downward, and bear Fruit upward.

31 For out of Judah shall go forth a Remnant, and they that escape out of Mount Zion : the Zeal of the LORD of Hofts shall do this. 32 Therefore thus faith the LORD concerning the King

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of Allyria, He shall not come into this City, nor shoot an Arrow there, nor come before it with Shield, nor cast a Bank against it.

33 By the Way that he came, by the same shall he re turn, and shall not come into this City, faith the LORD.

34 For I will defend this City to save it, for mine own Sake, and for my Servant David's Sake.

35 P And it came to pass P Psal. xxxiv. 3 O magnify the that Night, that the ANGEL LORD with me, and let us exalt his of the LORD went out, and Name together.

4 I SOught the LORD, and he heard smote in the Camp of the Af- me, and delivered me from all my fyrians, an HUNDRED FOUR- Fears.. SCORE AND FIVE THOU- . ? They looked unto him, and were

lightned : and their Faces were act SAND: and when they arose ashamed. early in the Morning, behold, 6 This poor Man CRIED, and the

Lord heard him; and SAVED him out they were all dead Corpses.

36 So Sennacherib King of 7 The Angel of the LORD enAllyria departed, and went camperh round about them that Find

him, and delivereth them. and returned, and dwelt at

8 O taste and see that the LORD Nineveh.

is GOOD : blessed is the Man that 37 And it came to pass, as TRUSTETH in him. he was worshipping in the secret Place of the moft High, fhall

Psal. xci. I He that dwelleth in the House of Nirroch his God, abide under the Shadow of the Althat Adrammelech and Sha- MIGHTY.

2 I will say of the LORD, He is my rezer his Sons smote him with REFUGE and my FORTRESS : by God, the Sword : and they escaped in him will I TRUST. into the Land of Armenia : s Thou shalt not be afraid for the

TERROUR by Night: nor for the Aland Esar-haddon his Son reign- Row that fiech by Day. ed in his stead,

7 A THOUSAND fall fall at thy

side, and TEN THOUSAND ac thy Right Hand: but it shall not come nigh thee.

& Only, with thine Eyes shalt thou behold, and see the Reward of the Wicked.

9 Because thou hast made the LORD which is my Refuge, even the mot High, thy Habitacion ;

in Foi he shall give his Angels Charge over thee, to keep thee in all the


Heb. i. 7 And of the ANGELS he faith, who maketh his ANGELS SPRITS, and his MINISTERS a FLAME of FIRE.

14 Are they not all MINISTRING SPIRITS, sent forth to minister for them who Mall be Heirs of SALVATION?

Pfal. 1xxvi. I In Judah is God known, his Name is great in Israel

3 There brake he the Arrows of the Bow, the 'Shield, and the Sword, and the Battle. *'s The Stout-hearted are spoiled, they have slept their Sleep, and none of the Men of Might have found their Hands.

:7 Thou, even thou are to be feared, and who may ftand in shy agat whep thou art angry?

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10 Surely the Wrath of Man skall PRAISE thee: the Remainder of Wrath fhalt thou reftrain.

12 He Ihall cut off the SPIRIT of PRINCES : he is TERRIBLE to the KINGS of the Earth.


i Hezekiah receiving a Mesage of Death, by Prayer hath his

Life lengthened. 8 The Sun goeth ten Degrees backward for
a sign of that Promise. 12 Berodach-baladan sending to
visit Hezekiah, because of the Wonder, hath Notice of his
Treasures. 14 Isaiah understanding thereof, foretelleth the :
Babylonian Captivity. , 20 Manasseh succeedeth Hezekiah.

Ver TN9 those Days was 92 Cor. i. 9 We had the Sentence 1 Hezekiah * fick un

ñ of Death in ourselves, that we thould

un- not trust in ourselves, but in God, to Death: and the Prophet which raiseth the Dead. Isaiah came to him, and said 10 Who delivered us from so great unto him, Thus faith the

a Death, and doch deliver : in whom

we trust that he will yet deliver us: LORD, Set thine House in Psal. xc. 3 Thou turnest Man to order, for thou shalt die, and Deftru&ion: and sayeft, Return yo

Children of Men. not live.

12 So teach us to number our 2 Then he turned his Face Days, that we may apply our HEARTS I to the Wall, and prayed un- unto WISDOM

13 Return, O Lord, how long? to the LORD, saying,

and let it repent thee concerning thy 3. I beseech thee, O LORD, Servants. remember now how I have walked before thee in Truth, - and with a perfect Heart, and have done that which was '. good in thy fight : and Hezekiah wept sore.

4 And it came to pass afore Isaiah was gone out into the middle Court, that the Word of the LORD came to him, saying,

5'Turn again, and tell Psal. ciii. 2 Bless the LORD, O Hezekiah the Captain of my my Soul, and forget not all his BePeople, Thus faith the LORD, 3 who forgiveth all thine Iniquithe GOD of David thy Fa- ties: who healeth all thy Diseases.

4 Who redeemeth thy Life from ther, I have heard thy Pray- D

ru myrray- Deftru&ion : who crowneth thee with er, I have seen thy Tears: Loving-kindness and render Mercies, behold. I will heal thee : on Is As for Man, his Days are as

Grass : as a Flower of the Field, so the third Day thou thalt go he flourisheth. up into the House of the 16 For the Wind pafseth over it, LORD.

and it is gone; and the Place there.

of Ihall know it no more.
6 And I will add unto thy
* See Isaiah xxxviia


Days fifteen Years, and I will 17. But the MERCY of the Lord is

hoe and this city from EVERLASTING to EVERLASTING deliver thee and this City

upon them that fear him: and his out of the Hand of the King RIGHTEOUSNESS unto Childreas Chilof Allyria, and I will defend dren. this City for mine own Sake, and for my Servant David's Sake.

7 And Isaiah said, Take a Lump of Figs. And they took and laid it on the Boyl, and he recovered.

8 And Hezekiah faid unto Isaiah, What shall be the Sign that the Lord will heal me, and that I shall go up into the House of the Lord the third Day?

9 And Isaiah faid, This Sign shalt thou have of the LORD, that the LORD will do the Thing that he hath spoken : fhall the Shadow go forward ten Degrees, or go back ten Degrees?

10 And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the Shadow to go down ten Degrees : nay, but let the Shadow return backward ten Degrees.

II ! And Isaiah the Pro- • Jolkua x. 12 Then fpake Johns phet cried unto the LORD, LORD delivered up the Amorites be

to the Lord in the Day when the and he brought the Shadow fore the Children of Israel, and he ten Degrees backward, by

chockward by faid in the light of Israel, Sus, ftand which it had gone down in Moon in the Valley of AJALON.

thou fill upon GIBEON, and thoa the Dial of Ahaz.

13 And the Sun ftood ftill, and 12 At that Time; Bero- the Moon Atayed, until the People dah-baladan the Son of Ba- Enemies. So the Sun ftcod ftill in

bad avenged themselves upon their ladan, King of Babylon, sent the midt of Heaven, and hasted nos Letters and a Present unto 19 go down about a whole Day. Hezekiah : for he had heard before or after it, that the Loss hear.

14 And there was no Day like that that Hezekiah had been fick. kened unto the Voice of a Mas:

13 And Hezekiah heark- for the Lord fought for Israel, ned unto them, and shewed them all the House of his precious Things, the Silver, and the Gold, and the Spices, and the precious Ointment, and all the House of his Ar

nothing in his House, nor in all his Dominion, that Hezekiah shewed them not.

14 Then came Isaiah the Prophet unto King Hezekiah, and said unto him, What said these Men? from whence came they unto thee? and Hezekiah said, They are come from a far Countrey, even from Babylon.

15 And he said, 'What have they seen in thine Houfe? and Hezekiah answered, All the Things that are in mine


House have they seen : there is nothing among my Treafures, that I have not shewed them.

16 And Ifaiah said unto Hezekiah, Hear the Word of the LORD.

17 Behold, the Days come, that all that is in thine House, and that which thy Fathers have laid up in store unto this Day, shall be carried into Babylon : nothing lhall be left, faith the LORD.

18 And of thy Sons that shall issue from thee, which thon fhalt beget, shall they take away, and they shall be Eunuchs in the Palace of the King of Babylon.

19 Then said Hezekiah unto Isaiah, Good is the Word of the LORD which thou hast spoken. And he said, Is it not good if Peace and TRUTH be in my DAYS?

21 And Hezekiah slept with his Fathers : and Manasseh his Son reigned in his stead.

II. CHRON. CHA P. XXXIII. i Manasseh his wicked Reign : 3 He fetteth up Idolatry, and

would not be admonished : 1 He is carried away into Babylon : 12 Upon his praying to God he is released, and putteth down Idolatry: 18 His Aets : 20 He dying, Amon fucceed eth him. 21 Amon reigning wickedly, is sain by his Servants. 25 The Murderers being pain, Josiah is made King.

M ANASSEH was twelve Years old when he

I began to reign, and he reigned fifty and five Years in Jerusalem :

2 But did that which was evil in the fight of the LORD, like unto the ABOMINATION of the HeaTHEN, whom the

Lord had CAST OUT before the Children of Israel. : 3 For he built again the HIGH PLACÉS which Hezekiah

had broken down, and he reared the Altar for BAALIM, and

worshipped all the Host of Heaven, and ferved them. : 4 Also he built Altars in the House of the LORD, ; whereof the LORD had faid, In Jerusalem fhall my Name be for ever.

5 And he built ALTARS for all the Host of Heaven, in the two Courts of the House of the LORD.

6 And he caused bis CHILDREN to pass through the Fire in the Valley of the Son of Hinnom : also he obferved

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