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Tbe princes Sin.
Chap.si, xii.

A remiant foved. 18 Then the glory of the LORD departed phesied, that Pelatiah the son of Becaiab from off the threshold of the house, and died: thea fell I down upon

my face, and ftood over the cherubims.

cried with a loud voice, and said, Ah, Lord 19 And the cheruvims lift up their wings, GOD, wilt thou make a full end of the and mounted up from the earth, in my remnant of Israel? fight: when they went out, the wheels aito 14 Again the word of the LORD came were besides them, and every one stood at upto me, saying, the door of the caft-gate of the LORDS 15 Son of man, thy brethren, even thy bouse, and the glory of the God, of

Ifrael brethren, the men of thy kindred, and all Was over them above,

the house of Israel wholly are they, uoto 20

This is $ living creatore yl faw onder whom the inhabitants of Jerusalem have the God of Israel, by the river of Chebar, said, Get ye far from the LORD ; uoto us and I knew that they were the eherabims, is this land given in poffefTion.

21 Every one had four faces a piece, and 16 Therefore say, Thus faith the LORD every one four wings, and the likeness of GOD, . Although I have caft them far off the bands of a man was under their wings, among the heathen, and although I have

22 And the likenets of their faces war scattered them among the countries, yet the same faces which I law by the river of will I be to them as å little sanctuary in Chebar, their appearances and themselves the countries where they shall come. they went every one Itraight forward. 17. Therefore say, Thus faith the LORD с НА Р. XI.

GOD, I will even gather you frora the I The princes presumption. 4 Their Sin and people, and allemble you out of the coun

judgment. 13 Gods purpose ire Sading a tries where ye have beco feattered, and I remnant. 21 and punisbing tbe wicked. will give you the land of Israel.

Oreover, the spirit litt me up, and 18 And they shall come thither, and LORDS house, which looketh eastward : things thereot, and all the abominations and behold, at the door of the gate five & thereof from thence. twenty men ; among whom 1 faw Jaazani. 19. And I will give them one heart, and ah the son of Azor, and Pelatiah the son I will put a new spirit within you ; 2001 of Benaiah, princes of the people. will take the stony heart out of their flesh,

2 Then said he unto me, son of man and will give them an heart of Aein ; there are the men that devise mischicf,and 20 That they may walk in my ftatures, & give wicked counsel in this city. keep mine ordinances, & do them: and they 3 Which say, it is pot near,

let us build fall be my people, and will be their God. houses : this city is the cauldren, and we be 21 But as for tbem whore heart walketh the flesh.

after the heart of their dereftable things 4 1 Therefore prophesy against them, and their abomications, I will recompense prophesy, o son of man

their way upon their own heads, saith the S and the Spirit of the LORD fell upon LORD GOD. me, and said unto me, Speak, Thus faith 22 | Then did the cherubims lift up the LORD, Thus have ye said, 'O house of their wings and the wheels besides them; Ifrael, for I know the things that come and the glory of the God of Ifracl wasos into your mind, every one of them. ver them above.

6 YC have multiplicd your sain in this 23. And the glory of the LORD went up city, and ye have filled the streets thercof from the midst of the city, and itood upon with the Daio.

the mountain, which is on the catt-Gide of 7 Therefore thus raith the Lord GOD, the city. your nain whom ye have laid in the midst 24 Afterwards fpirit took me up, & of it, they are the fleih, and this city is the brought me in vision by the Spirit of God cauldron : but I will bring you forth eut into Caldea, to them of the captivity: so the of the midst of it.

visiva that I had leen, went up froin me. 8 Ye have feared f (word, & I will

briog 25 Then I spake unto them of the cap: a sword upon you, ráith the Lord GOD. tivity 211 the things that the LORD had

9 And I will bring you out of the midst thewed me. théreof, and deliver you into the hands of

CHA P. XII. strangers, and will exccute judgments a. 1 The type of Ezekiels removing, 8 floemetto mong you.

Zedekiabs captivity. 17. His trembling 10 Ye Thall fall by the sword, I will mewetb obe fedes defolation, judge you in the border of Israel, and ye ihail know that I am the LORD.

He ward of the Lord also came unto T

ine, saying, 11 This city shall not be your cauldron, Son of mao, thoa dwellest in the midst neither thall ye be the Acth in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to thereof; but I will judge you in the border see, and fee Rot: they have cars to ficar,& of llraei.

hear not: for they are a rebellious house. 1 2 And ye shall know that I am the 3 Therefore, thou son of man, prepare LORD: for ye have not walked in my ita- the stuff for removing, and remove by tutes, peither executed my judgments, but day in their light, and thou shalt remove have done after the manners of the hea. from thy place to 200Mer place in their then that are round about you.

sight : it may be they will consider, though 13 | And it came to pass when I pro- they be a rebellious boule.

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Zedekiabs captivity.

Ezekiel, Tbe Fodos defolation, 4 Then shalt thou bring forth thy stuff ye have in the land of Israel, faying, The by day in their light, as ftuff (or removing, days are prolonged, & every vision faileth? and thou thalt go forth at even in their 23 Tell them therefore, Thus faith the fight, as they that go forth into captivity, LORD GOD, I will make this proverb to

Dig thou through the wall in their ceare: & they mall no more use it as a profight, and carry out thereby.

verb in Ifracl, but say unto them, The days 6 lo their light shalt thou bear it upon are at hand, and the effect of every vision. tby Thoulders, and carry it forth in the .24 For there shall be no more any vaio twilight ; thou shalt cover thy face that vision, Dar Aaltering divination within the thou Tee not the ground : for I have set house of Irel. thce for a figo unto the boure of Irael, 25 For i am the LORD: I will speak, and

7 And I did fo as I was commanded: 1 the word that I mall speak thall come to brought forth my Huff by day, as fuff for pass: it thall b: no more prolonged : for captivity, and in the evenldigged through in your days, O rebellious hours, will I the wall with mine hand, brought it say the word, and will perforin it, faitla forth in the twilight, and I bare it upon my the LORD GOD. fhoulder in their light.

26 9 Again the word of the LORD carpe 8.1 And in the morning came the word to me, saying, of the LORD unto me, saying,

37 Son of man, behold tbey of the boure 9. Son of man, hath not the house of If- of Israel say, The vision that

he feeth is rael, the rebellious house raid unto thee, for many days to come, and he prophesieth What doeft thou ?

of the tiines tbat are far off. 10 Say thou unto them, Thus faith the 2% Therefore say unto them, Thos saith LORD GOD, This burden coxcerneth the the LORD GOD, There shall none of my prince in Jerusalem, and all the house of words be prolonged any more, but the Ifiacl that are among them.

word which I have spoken shall be donc, u Say, I am your liga: like as I bave saith the LODD

GOD. done, so Thall it be done unto them: they

CHA P. XIII. fball remove and go into captivity.

1 of lying propbets round tbeir untempered 11 And the prince Y is among them thal! morter. iz Of Prupbeteffes. bear upon bis shoulder in the twilight, and Nd the word of the LORD came upto Thall go forth : they shall dig through the


me, saying, wall to carry out thereby: he thall cover bis 2 Son of man, prophely against the profaceġ he fee not the ground with bis eyes. phets of Israel that prophcry,

and say isou }} Mynet also will I fpread upon him, ueto them that propbesy out of their own and he shall be taken in my snare ; and I hearts, Hear

ye toe word of the LORD, will bring him to Babylon to the land of 3 Thus faith the LORD GOD, Wo unto the Chaldeans, yet thall he not see it, the foolith prophets, that follow their own though he shall die there.

spirit, and have feen nothing. 14 And I will icatter toward every wind 4 0 Ifrael, thy prophets are like the a!! that are about him to help him, and all foxes in the deserts. his bands, and I will draw out the sword 5 Y¢ have not gone up into the gaps,

neither made up the hedge for the foure 15 And they shall know yI am the Lord; of Israel, tu stand in the battle in the day when I fhall scatter them among the paid of the LORD. ons, and disperse them in the countries, 6 They have seen vanity, and lyiog di.

16 But I will leave a few men of them vination, saying, the LORD faith;, and from the sword, from the famine, and from the Lord hath

not sent them : 10d they the peftilence, that they may declare all have made ot bers to hope, that they would their abominations among the heatheo confirm the word. whither they come, aod they shall know 7 Have ye not seen a vain yifion, and that I am the LORD.

have ye not spoken a lying, divination, 17 9 Moreover, the word of the LORD whereas ye say, The LORD saith it, albeit came to me, say ng,

I have not spoken? 18 Sen ot man, eat thy bread with goa 8 Therefore thus faith the LORD GOD, king, and drink thy water with trembling Because ye have spoken vanity, and seco a.d with carefulness,

lies ; therefore behold, I am against you, 19 And say unto the people of the land, saith

the LORD GOD. Thus faith the LORD GOD, of the inhabi 9 And mine hand shall be upon the protaots of Jerusalem, and of the land of Ir- phels that see vanity, and that divine lies: rael, They fall eat their bread with care. they thall not be in the assembly of my fulness, and driak their water with alto. people, nei:her thall they be written in the niliment, that her land may be desolate writing of the house of Israel,

neither shall from all that is therein, because of the they enter into the land of Israel, 20d ye violence of all them that dwell therein. shall know that I am the LORD GOD.

20And the cities tbat are inhabited thall 109 Because, even becouse they have redube laid waste, and the land shall be dero. сed ray people, saying, Peace, and there was late, and ye fhall know y I am the LORD. no peace: and one built up a wall, and lo,

21 11 And the word of the LORD came others daubed it with untempered morter: unto me, saying,

11 Say unto them which daub it with 32 Spa of man, what is ý proverb tbat untempered morter, that it fall fall :


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Lying propbetsi
Chap: xic:

reproved, there fhall be an overflowing shower, and block of their iniquity before their fase : ye, Ogreat bail-Itones, lhäll fall, and a honld I be coquired of at all by them? stormy wind Ih all rent it.

4 Therefore speak upto them, & lay un. 12 Lo, when the wall is fallen, shall it to them. Thus faith

the Lord GOD, Every Dot be said unto you, Where is the daub. man of the house of Israel that loreeth up ing wherewith ye have daubed it ? his idols in his heart, and putteth the ftum

iz Therefore thus faith the Lord GOD, bling block of his iniquity before his face I will

even rent it with a stormy wind in and cometh to the prophct, I the LORD my fury: and there shall be an overflowing will answer him

that cometh, according

to 1hower in mine anger, and great hail the multitude of his Idols, ftones in my fury to consume it.

s That I may take the house of Israel 14 So will I break down the wall that in their own heart, because they we all ce ye bave daubed with untempered morter, Itranged from me through their idols. and bring it down to the ground, so that 6 i Therefore lay unto the house of the foundation thereof ihall be discovered Ifrael, Thus faith the Lord God, Repent and it thail

fall, and ye shall be consumed and turn your Selves from your idols, and in the midff thereof : and ye shall know turn away your faces from all your abonni. that I am the LORD.

dations. 15 Thus will. I accemplish my wrath, 7 For every one of the house of Israel,or upon the wall, and upon them that have of the ftranger that

sojouroeth in Israel, daubed it with uptempered morter, and which separateth bimself from me, & feta will say unto you, Thic wall is no more, teth up his idols in his heart, and putteth neither they that daubed it :

the stumbling block of his iniquity before 16 To witike prophets of Israel which his face, and cometh to a prophet ta onpropheche concerning Jerusalem, and which quire of him concerning me; I the LORD fee visions

of peace for her, 200 tbere is will ansvar hins by any self. no peace, faith the Lord GOD.

8 And I will set my face against y man, 179 Likewise, thoa son of man, set thy & will make bima lign

and a proverb, and face against the daughters of thy people, I will cut him off from s midft of my neoehich prophesie out of their owo hcart ; ple, & ye fall know that I am the LORD. and prophefie thou against them,

9 Add if the prophet be deceived when 18 And say, Thus faith the Lord GOD, he hath ipokeo a thiog, I the LORD have Wo to the women that sew piHows to all deceived that prophct, and I will stretch arm boles, and make kirchiets upon the out my hand upon him, and will destroy head ef cvery itature to hunt souls: will him from the midst of my people Ifrael. ye hunt the sculs of my people, and will ye IG And they shall bear the punishment fave the souls alive tbat come unto you? of their iniquity : the punishment of the

19 And will ye pollute me among my prophet Mall be even as the punishment of people for hand fals of barley, and for him that seeketh unto bim : pieces of brçad to Nay the souls that faould

That the house of Israel may go no not die, and to save the souls alive that more astray from me, ocither be polluted should not live, by yoar lying co my peo- any more with all their traofgresions: buc ple that hear your lics ?

that they may be my people, and I may be 20 Wherefore tlus saith the LordGOD, their God, laith the Lord GOD. Behold, I am against your pillows, where

129 The word of the LORD came again with ye there hunt the souls to make tbem to me, laying, Aee, and I will tear them from your arms, 13 Sun of man, when the land linneth and will let the soulsgo, evin the souls againf ime by trespalling grievously, then that ye hunt to make tbem Aee.

will I stretch ont minc hand upon it, and Your kerchiefs also will I tear, and will break the staff of the bread thereof, & deliver my people out of your hand, and will lend famine upon it, and will cut off they may be no more in your hand to be man and bcast from it. huntcd,& ye shall know y I am the LORD. 14 Though these three men, Noab, Daa

22 Because with lies ye have made the niel, and job were in it, they fhould de.
heart of the righteous sad, whom I bave liver, but their own souls by their righte-
not made rad, and strengthened the hands ousness, saith the Lord GOD.
of the wicked, y he should not return from 15 l'If I cause doisom bearts to pass
his wicked way, by promising him life : through the land, and they spoil it, 10 that

23 Therefore ye ihall see no more va- it be defolate, that no man may pass
nity, nor divine divinations, for I will de through because of the beasts :
Jiver my people out of your hand, and ye 16Tbougb these three men were in it, asl
Thall know that I am the LORD. live laith the LordGOD, they ihall

deliver CHAP. XIV.

neither sons nor daughters; they only thall Gods answer to Idolaters. 12 HisSenteroc. be delivered,

but the land thall be defolate. 22 Aremnant shall be saved.

179 Or if I bring a sword upon that Hen carne certain of the elders of 1f- land, and Say, Sword go through the land,

rael unto mc, and fat before me, so that I cut off man and beast from it: 2 And the word of the LORD camc upto 19 Though these three men were in it, mc, saying,

astlivc, saith the LordGOD, they shall de 3 Son of man, these men have set up their liver neither sons oor daughters, but they idols in their bcart, and put the stuinbling only hall be delipered themselves.

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Jerufalems reje&ion. 191 Or if I send a pestilence into that I None cye pitied thee, to do any of Jand, and pour out my fury upon it in these unto thee, to bave compaffiod upon blood, to cut off from it man and beast; thee; but thou was cast out in the opea

20 Though Noah, Daniel and Job were field, to the loathing of thy perlon, in the in it, as I live, saith the LORD God, they day that thou wast born. fhali deliver neither fon nor daughter: 6 1 And when I passed by thee, and saw they shall but deliver their own souls by thee polluted in thine own blood, I said their righteousness,

unto thce uben sbou was in thy blood, 21 For thus faith the LORD GOD, How Live : yea, I said unto thee wben tbou wafi much more when I send my four sore in thy blood, Live. judgments upon Jerusalem, the sword, and 7. I have caused thee to multiply as the the famine, and the goisoine beaft, and the bud of the field, and thou haft increaled pestilence, to cut off from it man & beaft? and waxen great, and thou art come to

22 9 Yet behold, therein shall be left 2 excelicot oroameots: tby breasts are faremnant that shall be brought forth, botb fhioped, and thine hair is grown, whereas fons and daughters : behold, they fall thou dat naked and baro. come forth unto you, and ye shall see their 8Now wbenl paded by thee, and looked way, and their doings : and ye shall be upon thee, be bold, thy time was the time of comforted concerniog the evil that I have love, and I spread niy skirt over thee, and brought upon Jerusalem, even concerning covered thy nakedness; yea, Irware unto all that I have brought upon it,

thee, and entred into a covenant with thee, 23 And they shall comfort you whca ye faith & Lord GOD, & thou becamest mine, See their ways and their doiogs: and ye 9 Then washed I thee with water : yea, shall know that I have not done without 1 throughly washed away thy blood from caufc, all that I have done in it, raith the thee, and í anointed thee with oyl. LORD GOD.

10 I clothed thee also with broidered CHA P. XV.

work, and thod thee with badgers 'skin, 1 Bytbe unfitness of the vine braneb for any and 1 girded thce about with fine linen, work, bis dhewed Jerusalems rejection. 20d I covered thee with silk.

Nd the word of the LORD came unto 11 I decked thec also with ornaments, A me, saying,

and I put bracelets upon thine hands, and 2 Son of man, What is the pine-tree a chain on thy neck. more than any tree, or tban a branch w 12 And I put a jewel on thy forehead, is a mong the trees of the forrest ?

and ear-rings in thine cars, and a beauti3 Shali wood be taken thereof to do any ful crown upon thinc head. work? or, will men take a pin of it to baog 13. Thus wast thou decked with gold any veftes thereon?

and filver and thy raimcoiwas offine linen, Behold, it is cait into the fire for fewel, and Gilk, and broidered work, thou didit the fire devoureth both the ends of it,& the cat fine four, and boney, and oyl:

and midst ofit is burot: is it meet for anywork? thou wart exceeding beautiful, and thoo

5 Behold, when it was whole, it was didst prosper into a kingdom. meet for no work: how much less shall it 14 And thy renown went forth ankoog be meet yet for any work, when the fire the heathen fór thy beauty : for it was pero hath devoured it, and it is burned ?

feat through my comeliness which I had 61Therefore thus faith f Lord GOD, As put upon thee, Taith the LORD GOD. the vinc-tree among the trees of ý forrest, 15'9 But thou didst trust in thine owo which I have given to the fire for fewel, só beauty, and playedst the barlot because of will I give the inhabitants of Jerusalem. thy renown, and pouredit out thy fornicati

y And I will set my face against them, ons on every one y passed by ; bis it was, they thall go out from one fire, and anotber

16 And of thy garments thou didst take fire fhall devour them : and ye shall

know and decken why high places with divers that I am the LORD, when I set my face a colours, and playedit the harlot thereupon; gaiost them.

tbe like tbing's shall not come, neither Mall 8 And I will make the land desolate, it be jo. because they have committed a trespass, 17 Thoo halt also taken thy fair jewelsof faith the LORD GOD.

my gold,& of my filver which I had given C H A P. XVI.

thee, and madeft to thy self images of meo By a wretcbed infant is moepoed tbe fate of and didît commit whoredom with them, Ferafalem. 6 Gods love to ber.

18 And tookeft thy broidered garments, Gain the word of the LORD came unto and coveredst thema : and thou haft ret A me, saying,

mine oyl and minc incense before them. i Son of man, cause Jerusalem to know 19 My meat also which I gave thee, fine her abomioations,

flour, and oyl, and honey pberewirb I fed 3 And say, Thus faith the LORD GOD thee, thou haft even set it before them for unto Jerusalem, Thy birth, and thy nativi. a sweet savour : ad ebus it was, faith the ty is of the land of Canaan, thy father was LORD GOD. an Amorite, and thy mother an Hittite. 20 Moreover, thou haft taken thy sops 4 And

as for thy Dativity in the day and thy daughters, whom thou balt bora thou walt born, thý navel was not cut, unto me, and there bast thoa sacrificed un. Deither waft thou washed in water to sup- to them to be devoured : is tbis of thy ple tbee: thou walt oot salted at all, nor whoredoms a small matter, swadled at all,

21 That

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Chap. xvi:

Her judgment. - 1 That thou hast Nain my children, and 39 And I will also give thee into their

ivered them to cause them to pass hand, and they thall ehrow down thine ough tbe fire for them?

eminent place, and shall break down thy. = 2 And in all thine abominations & thy high places : they thall strip thee also of oredoms thou hast not remembred the thy Clothes, and hall take thy tair jewels, ys of thy youth, when thou walt oaked and leave thee naked and bare.

bare, and wast polluted in thy blood. 40 They fhall also bring up a company And it came to pass after all thy wicked, against thce, and they shall ftone thee with rs (wo,wo unto tbce, faith Lord GOD.) stones, and thrust thee through with their 24 That thou hast also built unto the swords.

eminent place, and hast made thee an 41 And they shall burn thine houses with gh place in every street.

fire, and execute judgments upon thee in 25 Thou hast built thy high place at the sight of many women : and I will cause ery head of the way, and haft made thy thee to ceale from playing the barlot, and caury to be abhorred, and hast opened thou also shalt give no hire any more. y feet to every one that panied by, and 42 So will I make my fury towards thee ultiplied thy whoredoms.

to red, and my jealousy Mall depart from 26 Thou hast also committed fornication chce, and I will be quiet, and will be no ith the Egyptians thy neighbours, great more angry:

feth, and hast incrcafed thy whore 43 Because thou hast not remembres the sms to provoke me to anger.

days of thy youth, but haft fretted me in 27 Behold therefore, I have stretched all theletbings? Behold therefore, I also ut my hand over thee, and have dimioi; will recompense thy way upon thine head,

ned thine ordioary, food, and delivered faith LordGOD,& theu tale not commit hee unto the will of them that hate thee; thislewdoess, above all thine abominations, he daughters of the Philistines, vobicb are 441 Behold, every one that useth proshamed of thy lewd way.

verbs shall use this proverb ag aing thee, 28 Thou hart played the whore also with faying, As is the mother, so is her daughter. he Assyrians, because thou wast uplatiable:

45 Thou art thy mothers daughter, that e2, thou halt played the harlot with them, loatheth her husband and her children, and zod yet couldelt not be satisfied,

thou art the sister of thy fifters, which 29 Thov haft morcover multiplied thy loathed their husbands, and their children: fornication in the land of Canaan uoto Cal your mother was an Hittite, and your fadea, & yet thou waft not satisfied herewith, her an Amorite.

30 How weak is thioe heart faith § Lord 46 And thine elder sister is Samaria, she & Gòn, seeing thou doft all these tbings, the per daughters that awell at thy left hand : work of an imperious whorith woman? aod thy younger Gfter that dwelleth at thy

311n ý thou buildelt thine eminent place rigbt band is Sodom and her daughters. in the head of every way, and makest thine 47 Yet haft thou not walked after their high place in every ftreet,and haft not beca ways, nor done after their abominations : asap harlot ( in that thou scornest hire) but as if ý were a very little tbing, thou wart

32 But as a wife that committeth adul- corrupted more than they in all thy ways. tery, wbich taketh strangers instead of her 43 As live faith y LordGOD, Sodom thy husband.

Giter hath not done, she nor her daughters, 33 They gave gifts to all whores, but as thou hast done, thou and thy daughters. thou giveft thy gifts to all sby lovers, and 49 Behold, this was the iniquity

of thy hirelt them, that they may come unto thee fifter Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and on every fide for thy whoredom.

abundance of idleners was in her, and in 34 And the contrary is in thee fromorber her daughters, neither did the strengthen women in thy whoredoms, whereas none the hand of the poor and Accdy. followeth thee to commit whoredoms; and So And they were haughcy, and comin thou giveft a reward, and no reward is mitted abomination before me: therefore given uoto thee, therefore thou art contrary, I took them away as I saw good.

35. Wherefore, O harlot, bear the 5! Neither hath Samaria committed word of the LORD.

half of thy fins, but thou hast multiplyed 36 Thas faith § Lord GOD, Because thy thinc abominations more than they, and filthinesswas poured out, and thy eakedness haft justified thy lifters in all thine abomidiscovered through thy whoredoms with nations which thou bast donc. thy lovers, and with all the idols of thy a 52 Thon also which haft judged thy bominations, and by the blood of thy chil- filters, bear thioe owo chame for ihy lins dren, which thou didst give unto them; that thou hast committed more abomina

37 Behold therefore, I will gather all thy ble than they : they are more righteous lovers, with whom thou hart takeo plea- tban thou: yea, be thou confounded alle, sure, and all tbem that thou bast loved with and bear thy shame, io that thou hast juftiall tbem that thou bast hated : I will even fied thy Gisters, gather them round about againft thee, and 53 When I fall bring again their captiwill discover thy Nakedness upto them, tbat vity, i captivity of Sodem

and her daugh. they may see all thy nakedness.

ters, and the captivity of Samaria and her 38 And I will judge thee, as women that daughters, then will I bring again y captibreak wedlock, and Thed blood, are judged vity of thy captives in the midst of thein : and I will give the blood in fury and jea 54 That thou mayelt bear thine own loury.


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