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OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS;
ILLUSTRATING THE PAITAFULNESS OF GOD TO HIS PEOPLE, THE
FULFILMENT OF PROPHECY, ETC, ETC.
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rable end. Jehoiachin his successor taken by Nebuchad-
nezzar, and sent captive to Babylon. Important events
which happened at this time in other nations. Birth of
Cyaxares or Darius the Mede, and of Cyrus prince of
Reign of Zedekiah the last king of Judah. God's gracious
declarations respecting those who were gone into capti-
vity. Jeremiah foretels the exaltation of Nebuchad-
nezzar, and the subjection of the nations by him. Coun-
sels Zedekiah to submit. Death of the false prophets
Hananiah, Ahab, and Zedekiah, A true prophet (Ezekiel)
raised up among the captives at Babylon. Obduracy of
Zedekiah—he rebels against Nebuchadnezzar. Siege of
Jerusalem. Remarkable prophecies. Zedekiah's unbelief 15
Jeremiah, in prison, is comforted by God's promise of res-
toration to Judah; and by revelations of future blessings
through Christ the Branch of Righteousness. Zedekiah,
deserted by his ally Pharaoh Hophra, inquires the will of
the Lord, who answers by his prophet. Jeremiah is cast
into the dungeon. His deliverance. Famine in Jeru.
salem. The city taken. Zedekiah attempting to escape,
is made prisoner. Practical improvement .