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Promises to Israel.


The doon of Babylon. shall be as B when Goda overthrew So. B. C. 712. 17 That made the world as a wilderness, dom and Gomorrah.

and destroyed the cities thereof; that 20 Itb shall never be inhabited, neither B the over- y opened not the house of his prisoners ? shall it be dwelt in from generation to

throwing of 18 All the kings of the nations, even

a Ge. 19. 24. generation: neither shall the Arabian

all of them, lie in glory, every one in pitch tent there ; neither shall the shep- Yor did not his own house :

let his herds make their fold there :

19 But thou art cast out of thy grave

80ners loose 21 But o wild beasts of the desert shall


like an abominable branch, and as the lie there and their houses shall be full Je. 60.3,39. raiment of those that are slain, thrust of Śdoleful creatures: and nowls shall 51.29, 62. through with a sword, that go down to dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there. Re. 18.2.&c. the stones of the pit ; 'as a carcase trod

22 And & the wild beasts of the islands 8 Ziim. den under feet. shall cry in their « desolate houses, and Ś Ochim. 20 Thou shalt not be joined with them dragons in their pleasant palaces : and her nor, ostriches. in burial, because thou hast destroyed time is near to come, and her days Heb.daugh- thy land, and slain thy people: thed seed shall not be prolonged.

ters of the

of evildoers shall never be renowned. CHAPTER XIV.


21 Prepare slaughter for hise children FORS the LORD will have mercy on 0Iim. for the iniquity of their fathers; that Jacob, and will yet choosey Israel, and wor, palaces. they do, not rise, nor possess the land, set them in their own land : and the De.32.35,36. nor fill the face of the world with cities. strangers shall be joined with them, and a Job 18. 16. 22 For I will rise up against them, saith they shall cleave to the house of Jacob. Ps. 37. 28. the LORD of hosts, and cut off from BaAnd the people shall take them, and

e Ex. 20.5.

bylon the name, and remnant, and son, bringh them to their place; and the Ps. 102. 13. and nephew, saith the LORD. house of Israel shall possess them in the Zec. 1. 17.

23 I will also make it a possession for land of the LORD for servants and hand- k ch. 18.7.

2. 12.

the bittern, and pools of water; and I maids : and they shall take them cap- 60.4;&c. will sweep it with the besom of 'destructives, whose captives they were; and 66. 20,

tion, saith the LORD of hosts. they shall rule over their oppressors,

that had

24 The LORD of hosts hath sworn, say. 3. And it shall come to pass in the day taken them ing, Surely as I have thought, so shall it that the LORD shall give thee resti from captives. come to pass; and as I have purposed, thy sorrow, and from thy fear, and from Eze. 28. 24. 80 shall it stand : the hard 'bondage wherein thou wast & Hab. 2. 6. 25 That I will break the Assyrian in made to serve,

my land, and upon my mountains tread 4 That k thou shalt take up this u pro- ing speech. him under foot: then? shall his yoke verb against the king of Babylon, and chap.10.27. depart from off them, and his burden say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the vor, exact. depart from off their shoulders. v golden citym ceased!

ress of gold. 26 This is the purpose that is purposed, 5 The LORD hath broken the staff of the m Re. 18. 16. upon the whole earth; and this is the hand wicked, and the sceptre of the rulers. nchap. 33. 1. that is stretched out upon all the nations.

02 Ch. 20.6. 6 He who smoten the people in wrath

27 For the LORD of hosts hath pur

Job 23. 13. with a continual stroke, he that ruled Pr. 21. 30. posed, and who shall disannul it? and the nations in anger, is persecuted, and Da. 4. 35.

his hand is stretched out, and who shall none hindereth.

turn it back?

πα stroke 7 The whole earth is at rest, and is


28 In the year that king Ahaz died quiet: they break forth into singing.

removing. was this burden. 8 Yea, the fir trees? rejoice at thee, p2 Ki. 16.20.

29 Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since Eze. 31. 16. because the rod of him that smote thee thou art laid down, no feller is come up *2 Ch. 26. 6. is broken: for out of the serpent's root against us.

por, adder.

shall come forth a p cockatrice, and his 9 o Hells from beneath is moved for thee

fruitt shall be a fiery flying serpent. to meet thee at thy coming : it stirreth up

grave. 30 And the firstborn of the poor shall the dead for thee, even all the chief ones 8 Eze. 32. 21. feed, and the needy shall lie down in of the earth; it hath raised up from their +2 Ki. 18. 8. safety: and I will kill thy root with thrones all the kings of the nations. I leaders, or, famine, and he shall slay thy remnant.

10 All they shall speak and say unto great goats. 31 Howl, O gate; cry, Ocity: thou, thee, Art thou also become weak as we? 6 or, he shall whole Palestina, art dissolved : for there art thou become like unto us?


shall come from the north a smoke, and none 11 Thy pomp is brought down to the wor, assem. shall be alone in his x appointed times.

blies. grave, and the noise of thy viols: the

32 What shall one then answer the

+ Ps. 87.1.6. worm is spread under thee, and the

v Zep. 3. 12.

messengers of the nation? Thatu the worms cover thee.

LORD hath founded Zion, and the poor 12 How art thou fallen from heaven, betake of his people shall y trust in it.

themselves O B Lucifer, son of the morning! how art

unto it.

CHAPTER XV. thou cut down to the ground, which

Bor, daystar.

w burden of Moab. Because in didst weaken the nations !

w Je.48.1,&c. the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and 13 For thou hast said in thine heart, Eze 25.8..11. y brought to silence; because in the night I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt Am. 2.1.3. Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought my, throne above the stars * of God: Ixor, cut off to silence: will sit also upon the mount of the con

* Da. 8. 10.

2 He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, gregation, in the sidesy of the north :

y Ps. 48. 2.

the high places, to weep: Moab shall 14 I will ascend above the heights of the

22 Th. 2. 4.

a Mat, 11:23. howl over Nebo, and over Medeba : on all clouds: I will be: like the Most High.

their heads shall be baldness, and every 15 Yeta thou shalt be brought down

8 descending

beard cut off. to hell, to the sides of the pit.

ing, or,

3 In their streets they shall gird them, 16 They that see thee shall narrowly coming

selves with sackcloth : on the tops of look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, down with their houses, and in their streets, every Is this the man that made the earth to weeping, one shall howl, : weeping abundantly. tremble, that did shake kingdoms;

4 And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh :

o or, the

into weep


even as an

yor, not

of the

Eachortations to Moab.

ISAIAH, XVIII. Doom of Syria and Israel. their voice shall be heard even unto Ja- B.O. 726. 13 This is the word that the LORD hath haz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab

spoken concerning Moab since that time. shall cry out: his life shall be grievous a chap.21.16. 14 But now the LORD hath spoken, unto him.

b chap. 16.11. saying,. Within three years, asa the years 5 My heart shall cry out for Moab; Bhis Bor, to the of an hireling, and the glory of Moab shall fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of

borders be contemned, with all that great multithree years old: for by the mounting up


and the remnant shall be very small of Luhith with weeping shall they go it

and y feeble. up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall


CHAPTER XVII. raise up a cry of destruction.

THE c burden of Damascus. Behold, 6 For the waters of Nimrim shall be

many. Damascus d is taken away from being a $ desolate: for the hay is withered away,

• Je.49,23, &o city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

Am. 1. 3..5. the grass faileth, there is no green thing.

Zec. 9. 1,

2 The cities of Aroer are forsaken; they n Therefore the abundance they have

fulfilled. shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, gotten, and that which they have laid uppS breaking.

and nonee shall make them afraid.

3 The fortress also shall cease from the willows.

1.2 Ki, 16. 9. Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damas8 For the cry is gone round about the desolations. cus, and the remnant of Syria: they shall borders of Moab; the howling thereof Je. 7. 33. be as the glory of the children of Israel, unto Eglaim, and the howling thereof nor, valley saith the LORD of hosts. unto Beer-elim.

4 And in that day it shall come to pass, 9 For the waters of Dimon shall be full


that the glory of Jacob shall be made thin, of blood : for I will bring more upon

additions. and/ the fatness of his flesh shall wax Dimon, lions 9 upon him that escapeth of Ichap.10.16. lean. Moab, and upon the remnant of the land. 9 2 Ki. 17.25.

5 Andh it shall be as when the harvestCHAPTER XVI.

h Je. 51. 33.

man gathereth the corn, and reapeth the SEND ye the lambi to the ruler the

i 2 Ki. 3. 4.

ears with his arm; and it shall be as he that land from « Sela to the wilderness, unto ka rock, or, gathereth ears in the valley of Rephaim.

Petra, the mount of the daughter of Zion.

6 Yet gleaning grapes shall be left in 2 For it shall be, that as a wandering bird ^or, a nest it, as the shaking of an olive tree, two or Acast out of the nest, so the daughters of forsaken, three berries in the top of the uppermost Moab shall be at the fords of k Arnon. k No. 21. 13. bough, four or five in the outmost fruitful 3. Take counsel, execute judgment; u bring,

1 Mi. 7.7.

branches thereof, saith the LORD God of make thy shadow as the night in the midst


v wringer. of the noonday; hide the outcasts; be

7 At that day shall a man look? to his ir treader

8 wray not him that wandereth.


Maker, and his eyes shall have respect to 4 Let mine outcasts dwell with thee,

the Holy One of Israel. Moab: be thou a covert to them from the por, sun 8 And he shall not look to the altars, face of the spoiler: for the v extortioner


the work of his hands, neither shall re

oor, preis at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the " op


spect that which his fingers have made, pressors are consumed out of the land.

m Da.7.14,27.

either the groves or the p images. 5 And in mercy shall the throne be

Mi. 4. 7.

9 In that day shall his strong cities be established; and m he shall sit upon it in Lu.1.32,33. as a forsaken bough, and an uppermost truth in the tabernacle of David, a judg- ~ Ps. 72. 2. branch, which they left, because of the ing and seeking judgment, and hasting • Zep. 2. 10. children of Israel: and there shall be righteousness.

P Je. 17. 13. desolation. 6. We have heard of the pride of Moab; 22 Ki. 3. 25. 10 Because thou hast forgotten the he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, or, mutter. God of thy salvation, and hast not been and his pride, and his wrath : but his lies Je. 5. 31. mindful of the Rock of thy strength, shall not be so.

$or, remov- therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants,

ed in the 7 Therefore shall Moab howl for Moab;

and shalt set it with strange slips :

day of in. every one shall howl: for the foundations


11 In the day shalt thou make thy plant of Kir-hareseth shall ye amourn; surely

and there to grow, and in the morning shalt thou they are stricken.

shall be make thy seed to flourish; but the harvest 8 For the fields of Heshbon languish, deadly shall" be oa heap in the day of grief and and the vine of Sibmah: the lords of the

of desperate sorrow. heathen have broken down the principal xor, noise. 12 Woe to the x multitude of many plants thereof, they are come even unto Wor, pluck- people, which make a noise like the noise Jazer, they wandered through the wilder

of the seas; and to the rushing of naness; her branches are y stretched out, Bor, many. țions, that make a rushing like the rushthey are gone over the sea.

Je.48.32,&c. ing of B mighty waters! 9 Therefore I will bewail with the weep: Ps. 9. 5. 13 The nations shall rush like the rush. ing of Jazer the vine of Sibmah: I will yor, the ing of many waters: butt God shall re

alarm is water thee with my tears, O Heshbon, and

buke them, and they shall flee far off

, Elealeh; for y the shouting for thy sum

and shall be chased as the chaff of the

ироп. mer fruits, and for thy harvest is fallen.

8 or, thistle. mountains before the wind, and like da 10 Andu gladness is taken away, and joy down.

rolling thing before the whirlwind. out of the plentiful field; and in the yine- u chap. 24. 8. 14 And, behold, at eveningtide trouble ; yards there shall be no singing, neither Je. 2. 3. and before the morning he is not. This shall there be shouting: the treaders shall wchap. 63.15. is the portion of them that spoil us, and tread out no wine in their presses ; I have *ch. 20. 3..5. the lot of them that rob us. made their vintage shouting to cease.


CHAPTER XVIII. 11 Wherefore my bowels r shall sound

Zep. 2. 12. WOE to the land shadowing with wings, like an harp for Moab, and mine inward y chap.26.18. which is beyond the rivers* of Ethiopia : parts for Kir-haresh.

z Pr. 1. 28.

2 That sendeth ambassadors by the sea, 12 And it shall come to pass, when it sor, out- even in vessels of bulrushes upon the is seen that Moab is wearyy on the high spread and waters, saying, Go, ye swift messengers, place, that he shall come to his sanctuary polished. to a nation 5 scattered and peeled, to a peoto pray; but' he shall not prevail.

ple terrible from their beginning hitherto;


ed up.

or, that


my set

kor, out.

Verse 2

The doom of Egypt.

Promises to Egypt. a nation ß meted out and trodden down, ! B. C. 714. 13 The princes of Zoan are become whose land the rivers y have spoiled!

fools, the princes of Nopho are deceived ; 3 All ye inhabitants of the world, and Bof line, and they have also seduced Egypt, even they dwellers on the earth, see ye, when he line, and

that are the stay of the tribes thereof. lifteth up an ensignc on the mountains ;

treading 14 Thed LORD hath mingled a 5 perverse and when he bloweth a trumpet, hear ye. under foot, spirit in the midst thereof: and they have 4 For so the LORD said unto me, I will

caused Egypt to err in every work thereof,

meteth take my rest, and I will n consider in my

out, and

as a drunken man staggereth in his vomit. dwelling place like a clear heat, upon treadeth

15 Neither shall there be any work for herbs, and like a cloud of dew in the heat down. Egypt, which the head or tail," branch or of harvest. 5 For afore the harvest, when the þud is a Ro. 1. 22.

yor, despise. rush, may do.

16 In that day, shall Egypt be like perfect, and the sour grape is ripening in 0 Je. 2. 16. unto women; and it shall be afraid and the flower, he shall both cut off the sprigs & the cor- fear, because of the shaking of the hand with pruning hooks, and take away and

of the LORD of hosts, which he shaketh

ners, or, cut down the branches.


over it. 6 They shall be left together unto the

schap. 5. 26.

17 And the land of Judah shall be a fowls of the mountains, and to the beasts 11 Kl. 22.22, terror unto Egypt: every one that maketh of the earth : and the fowls shall summer

23. mention thereof shall be afraid in himself, upon them, and all the beasts of the earth $ spirit of because of the counsel of the LORD of shall winter upon them.

perverse- hosts, which he hath determined against it. 7 In that time shall the presents be

18 In that day shall five cities in the brought unto the LORD of hosts of a people nor, regard land of Egypt speak the À languages of K scattered and peeled, and from a people

Canaan, and swear to the LORD of hosts : terrible from their beginning hitherto; a


one shall be called, The city of u denation meted out and trodden under foot, or, after struction.

rain. whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the

19 In_that day shall there be an altar place of the name of the LORD of hosts, eJo. 51. 30. to the LORD in the midst of the land of the mount Zion.

Na. 3. 13.

Egypt, and a pillarh at the border thereof CHAPTER XIX.

f chap. 16.1.

to the LORD. THE burden of Egypt. Behold, the

Ps. 68. 31.
72. 10.

20 And it shall be for a sign k and for LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall

a witness unto the LORD of hosts in the come into Egypt; and the idolsm of Egypt

spread and

land of Egypt: for they shall cry unto the shall be moved 'at his presence, and the


LORD because of the oppressors, and he heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

shall send them a saviour, and a great 2 And I will v set the Egyptians against a lip. one, and he shall deliver them. the Egyptians: and they shall fight every Zep. 3. 9.

21 And the LORD shall be known to against his neighbour; city against city, wor, Heres, Esypt, and the Egyptians shall know the

LORD in that day, and shall don sacrifice and kingdom against kingdom.

or, the sun and oblation ; yea, they shall vow a vow

h Ge. 28. 18. 3 And the spirit of Egypt shall + failo in

unto the LORD, and perform it.

Ex. 24. 4. the midst thereof; and I will p destroy the Je. 46. 13. 22 And the LORD shall smite Egypt; counsel thereof; and they shall seek r to Eze. XXIX. he shall smite and heal it: and they shali the idols, and to the charmers, and to XXX. return even to the LORD, and he shall be them that have familiar spirits, and to the * Jog. 4. 20. entreated of them, and shall heal them. wizards.

i Ps. 18. 10. 23 In that day shall there be al highway

104. 3. 4 And the Egyptians will I o give over

out of Egypt to Assyria; and the Assyinto the hand of a cruel lord;" and a fierce

m Ex. 12. 12. rian shall come into Egypt, and the Egyp

Je. 43. 12. king shall rule over them, saith the Lord,

tian into Assyria; and the Egyptians the LORD of hosts.

v mingle. shall serve with the Assyrians. 5. And the waters shall fail from the sea, Mal. 1. 11. 24 In that day shall Israel be the third and the river shall be wasted and dried up. a be emptied. with Egypt and with Assyria, even a bless

6 And they shall turn the rivers far o Eze. 22. 14. ing in the midst of the land; away, and the brooks of defence shall be p swallow up. 25 Whom the LORD of hosts shall bless, emptied and dried up: the reeds and flags r chap. 8. 19. saying, Blessed be Egypt my people, and shall wither.

47. 12. Assyria the workof my hands, and Is7 The paper reeds by the brooks, by the cor, shut up. rael mine inheritance. mouth of the brooks, and every thing chap.11.16.

CHAPTER XX. SOWn by the brooks, shall wither, be - chap. 20.4. In the year that Tartan came unto driven away, and be po more.

2 Ki. 19.24. Ashdod, (when Sargon the king of Assy; 8 The fishers also shall mourn, and all 11 Pe, 2. 10. ria sent him,) and fought against Ashdod they that cast angle into the brooks shall

u Ep. 2. 10.

and took it;

v 2 Ki. 18. 17. lament, and they that spread nets upon

2 At the same time spake the LORD

T shall not the waters shall languish.

by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go

be. 9 Moreover they that work in finew flax, 6 by the

and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and they that weave x networks, shall be

and put off thy shoe from thy foot. And confounded.

w 1 Ki. 10.28. he did so, walking naked and barefoot. 10 And they shall be broken in the xor, white- 3 And the LORD said, Like as my, serpurposes thereof, all that make sluices works. vant Isaiah hath walked naked and bare. and ponds B for fish.

V founda- foot three years for a sign and wonder 11 Surely the princes of Zoan *


upon Egypt and upon Ethiopia; fools, the counsel of the wise counsellors Bof living 4 So shall the king of Assyria lead away of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say

a Nu. 13. 22.

the y Egyptians prisoners, and the Ethioye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the

y captivity

pians captives, young and old, naked and wise, the son of ancient kings ?

of Egypt.

barefoot, even with their buttocks un12 Wherey are they? where are thy wise yi co. 1. 20. covered, to the shame of Egypt. men? and let them tell thee now, and let : nakedness. 5 And they shall be afraid and ashamed them know whate the LORD of hosts hath - ch. 44. 7,8. of Ethiopia their expectation, and of purposed upon Egypt.

Egypt their glory.

hand of:


me; I will &

n made

The watchman interrogated. ISAIAH, XXII.

The downfall of Shebna. 6 And the inhabitant of this B isle shall B. C. 714. 3 All thy rulers are fleda together, they say in that day, Behold, such is our ex

are bound by the archers : all that are pectation, whither we flee for help to be a 2Ki.25.5,11. found in thee are bound together, which delivered from the king of Assyria : and Bor, country, have fled from far. how shall we escape ?

Je. 47. 4. 4 Therefore said I, Look away from CHAPTER XXI.

of the bow.

weep bitterly, labour not THE burden of the desert of the sea. As

6 Job 6. 20. whirlwinds d in the south pass through ;

to comfort me; because of the spoiling of 8 be bitter in weeping.

the daughter of my people. 80 it cometh from the desert, from a ter

c Je. 4. 19.

5 For it is a day of trouble, and of rible land.

9.1. treading down, and of perplexity by the 2 A $ grievous vision is declared unto La. 1. 2.

Lord God of hosts in the valley of vision, me; the treacherous dealere dealeth trea- a Zec. 9. 14. breaking down the walls, and of crying cherously, and the spoiler spoileth. Goo Shard. to the mountains. up, . Elam: besiege, O Media : all the échap. 33. 1. 6 And Elamu bare the quiver with sighing thereof have I made to cease.

Je. 49. 35.

chariots of men and horsemen, and Kir 3 Thereforeh are my loins filled with u chap. 13.17. nuncovered the shield.

Je. 49. 34. pain ; pangs have taken hold upon me,

7 And it shall come to pass, that thy as the pangs of a woman that travaileth:


choicest valleys shall be full of chariots, I was bowed down at the hearing of it ; n chap. 15.5. and the horsemen shall set themselves in I was dismayed at the seeing of it.

the choice

array k at the gate. 4.*My heart panted, fearfulness af

of thy.

8 And he discovered the covering of frighted me: the night i of my pleasure Kör, toward. Judah, and thou didst look in that day to hath he i turned into fear unto me. dor, My the armour of the housek of the forest.

5 Prepare the table, watch in the watch- mind wan- 9 Yehave seen also the breaches of tower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, and dered. the city of David, that they are many anoint the shield.

i Da.5.5, &c. and ye gathered together the waters of 6 For thus hath the Lord said unto k 1 Ki. 7. 2. the lower pool : me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare 10. 17. 10 And ye have numbered the houses what he seeth.

M put. of Jerusalem, and the houses have ye 7 And he saw a chariot with a couple 22 Ch.33;4broken down to fortify the wall. of horsemen, a chariot of asses, and a

voras a .

ll Ye made also a ditch between the

m Hab. 2. 1. chariot of camels; and he hearkened

n Joel 1. 13.

two walls for the water of the old pool: diligently with much heed :

IT or, every

but ye have not looked unto the maker 8 And he cried, v A lion: My lord, I night. thereof, neither had respect unto him that stand continually upon the watchtower o Job 1. 20.

fashioned it long ago. in m the daytime, and I am set in my Mi. 1. 16. 12 And in that day did the Lord God ward #whole nights ;

p Je.51.8,&c. of hosts calln to weeping, and to mourn. 9 And, behold, here cometh a chariot of

Re. 14. 8.

ing, and to baldness, and to girding with men, with a couple of horsemen. And he a chap.56.12.


r Je. 50. 2. answered and said, BabylonP is fallen, is

13 And behold, joy and gladness, slayfallen; and all the graven images of her Eze.3.17..19 ing, oxen and killing sheep, eating flesh gods he hath broken unto the ground. Ac. 20.26,27. and drinking wine : lets us eat and drink,

10 O my threshing, and the p corn of 10h. 1. 30. for to morrow we shall die. my floor: that which I have heard of the Je.49.7,&c. 14 And it was revealed in mine ears by LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, have I Eze.35.2,&c. the LORD of hosts, Surely this iniquity declared: unto you.

Ob. 1, &c. shall not be purged' from you till ye die, 11 The burden of Dumah. He callethu 2 Ki. 18. 37. saith the Lord God of hosts. to me out of Şeir, Watchman, what of the cor, o he. 15 Thus saith the Lord God of hosts, night? Watchman, what of the night?

Go, get thee unto this treasurer, even unto 12 The watchman said,, The morning covered

Shebna," which is over the house, and say, cometh, and also the night: if ye will

thee with 16 What hast thou here? and whom hast inquire, inquire ye: return, come.

an excel.

thou here, that thou hast hewed thee out

lent cover13 The burden upon Árabia. In the forest in Arabia shall ye lodge, O ye tra

ing, and

a sepulchre here, as he that heweth him clothed

out a sepulchre on high, and that graveth velling companies of Dedanim.

an habitation for himself in a rock? 14 The inhabitants of the land of Tema

geously, 17 Behold, the LORD will carry thee x brought water to him that was thirsty, shall sure

away with a mighty captivity, and will they prevented with their bread him that ly, ver. 18. surely cover thee. Aled.

Ø the capti

18 He will surely violently turn and 15 Forø they fled B from the swords, vity of a

toss thee like a ball into a Y large country: from the drawn sword, and from the

there shalt thou die, and there the chabent bow, and from the grievousness of xor, bring riots of thy glory shall be the shame of


thy lord's house. 16 For thus hath the Lord said unto tland large 19 And I will drive thee from thy station, me, Within a year, according to the

of spaces.

and from thy state shall be pull thee down. years of an hireling, w and all the glory

Job 6.19,20.

20 And it shall come to pass in that of Kedar* shall fail :

B from the

day, that I will call my servanty Elia17 And the residue of the number of face of, or, kim, the son of Hilkiah: Y archers, the mighty men of the children for fear.

21 And I will clothe him with thy robe,

w Job 7.1. of Kedar, shall be diminished: for the

and strengthen him with thy girdle, and LORD God of Israel hath spoken it.

* chap. 60.7.

I will commit thy government into his

y 2 Ki. 18. 18. CHAPTER XXII. THE burden of the valley of vision. De. 22. 8.

hand ; and he shall be a father to the bows.

inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the What aileth thee now, that thou art

a chap. 9. 6.

house of Judah. wholly gone up to the housetops ?2 Thou that art full of stirs, a tumul- Job 12.14.

b chap. 32.13. 22 And the key of the house of David

will I lay upon his shoulder ;a so he shall tuous city, a joyous city: thy slain men Re. 3. 7. open,c and none shall shut; and he shall are not slain with the sword, nor dead in d Ezr.9. 8. shut, and none shall open. battle.

23' And I will fasten him as a naild in a


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Tyre's overthrow and restoration. ISAIAH, XXIII. General desolation announced. sure place; and he shall be for a glorious B. C. 712. merchandise shall be for them that dwell throne to his father's house.

before the LORD, to eat sufficiently, and 24 And they shall hang upon him all Bold. for B durable clothing. the glory of his father's house, the off


CHAPTER XXIV. spring and the issue, all vessels of small

ments of

BEHOLD, the LORD maketh the earth quantity, from the vessels of cups, even viols. empty; and maketh it waste, and 8 turnto all the y vessels of flagons.

& perverteth eth it upside down, and scattereth abroad 25 In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, the face the inhabitants thereof. shall the nail that is fastened in the sure thereof. 2 And it shall be, as with the people, so place be removed, and be cut down, and a Ho. 4.9. witha the Śpriest; asb with the servant, fall; and the burden that was upon it shall sor, prince, so with his master; as with the maid, so be cut off : for the LORD hath spoken it. Ge. 41. 45. with her mistress ; as with the buyer, so CHAPTER XXIII.

0 Ep. 6. 8, 9. with the seller ; as with the lender, so THE burden of Tyre. . Howl, ye ships CJO. 25. 22. with the borrower; as with the taker of of Tarshish; for it is laid waste, so that 47.4. usury, so with the giver of usury to him: there is no house, no entering in : from the Eze. 26. 28. 3 The land shall be utterly emptied, land of Chittimd it is revealed to them. Am. 1. 9, 10. and utterly spoiled: for the LORD hath

2 Be n still, ye inhabitants of the isle ; Zec. 9.2..4. spoken this word. thou whom the merchants of Zidon, that a verse 12. 4 The earth mourneth, and fadeth away ; pass over the sea, have replenished.

Je. 2. 10. the world languisheth, and fadeth away; the 3 And by great waters the seed of Sihor, n silent. 8 haughty people of the earth do languish. the harvest of the river, is her revenue; O height of

5 The earth also is defiled under the and she is a mart of nations.

the. inhabitants, thereof, because they have 4 Be thou ashamed, 0 Zidon; for the

e Ge. 3. 17. transgressed the laws, changed the ordisea hath spoken, even the strength of the Nu. 35. 33. nance, broken the everlasting covenant. sea, saying, I travail not, nor bring forth Mal. 4.6. 6 Thereforeš hath the curse devoured children, neither dọ ļ nourish up young ch. 19. 16. the earth, and they that dwell therein are men, nor bring up virgins.

h 2 Pe. 3. 10.

desolate : therefore the inhabitants of the 5 As at the reporty concerning Egypt,

ich. 16. 8, 9.

earth are burned,h and few men left. so shall_they be sorely pained at the re

Joel 1.10,12.

? The new wine mourneth, the vine lanport of Tyre.

guisheth, all the merryhearted do sigh.

k Je. 7. 34. 6 Pass ye over to Tarshish ; howl, ye

8 The mirthk of tabrets ceaseth, the

Ho. 2. 11. inhabitants of the isle.

Re. 18. 22.

noise of them that rejoice endeth, the joy ? Is this your joyous city, whose anti

of the barp ceaseth. quity is of ancient days ? her own feet Kfrom afar


9 They shall not drink wine with a shall carry her K afar off to sojourn.

song; strong drink shall be bitter to 8 Who hath taken this counsel against pollute. them that drink it. Tyre, the crowning city, whose mer


10 The city of confusion is broken chants are princes, whose traffickers are m La. 1. 1. down: every house is shut up, that no the honourable of the earth ?

M girdle. man may come in. 9 The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to n La. 2. 9. 11 There is a crying for wine in the Astain the pride of all glory, and to bring into vor, concern-streets; all joy is darkened, the mirth contempt all the honourable of the earth.

ing a mer

of the land is gone. 10 Pass through thy land as a river, chantman. 12 In the city is left desolation, and O daughter of Tarshish: there is no more п Сапаап. the gater is smitten with destruction. fl strength.

och. 6. 13. 13 When thus it shall be in the midst of 11 He stretched out his hand over the sea; 17. 5, 6. the land among the people, there shall beo he shook the kingdoms: the LORD hath given Mi. 2. 12. as the shaking of an olive tree, and as the a commandment v against the merchant p strengths. gleaning grapes when the vintage is done. city, to destroy the p strong holds thereof.

p Re. 18. 22. 14 They shall lift up their voice, they 12 And he said, Thou shalt no? more a Zep.2.14,15 shall sing for the majesty of the LORD, rejoice, 0 thou oppressed virgin, daugh

r verse 1. they shall cry aloud from the sea. ter of Zidon; arise, pass over to Chit-.1 Pe. 3. 15. 15 Wherefore glorify: ye the LORD in tim ;"_there also shalt thou have no rest. 13 Behold the land of the Chaldeans: Ehis cor, valleys. the fires, even the name of the LORD

God of Israel in the islest of the sea. people was not till the Assyrian founded it « P8.72. 9. 16 From the Futtermost part of the for them that dwell in the wilderness: they

earth have we heard songs, even glory to set up the towers thereof, they raised up the


the righteous. But I said, • My leanness, palaces thereof; and he brought it to ruin. p leanness

to me, or,

my leanness, woe unto me! the treacher 14 Howl, ye ships of Tarshish: for


ous dealers have dealt treacherously;

my your strength is laid waste.

to me.

yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt 15 And it shall come to pass in that

v ch. 48. 8. very treacherously. day, that Tyre shall be forgotten seventy

Je. 5. 11.

17 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, years, according to the days of one king :

w Je. 48. 43,

are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth. after the end of seventy years x shall


18 And it shall come to pass, that he Tyre sing as an harlot.

xit shall be who fleeth from the noise of the fear shall '16 Take an harp, go about the city, unto Tyre fall into the pit; and he that cometh up thou harlot that hast been forgotten : as the song out of the midst of the pit shall be taken make sweet melody, sing many songs, of.

in the snare: for the windows from on that thou mayest be remembered.

# Ge. 7. 11. high are open, and the foundations y of 17 And it shall come to pass, after the y Ps. 18. 7. the earth do shake. end of seventy years, that the LORD will - Je. 4. 23. 19 The earth: is utterly broken down, visit Tyre, and she shall turn to her hire, a Re. 17. 2. the earth is clean dissolved, the earth is anda shall commit fornication with all och. 19. 14. moved exceedingly. the kingdoms of the world upon the face c Re. 21. 1. 20 The earth shall reelo to and fro like of the earth.

d Zec. 14. 20, a drunkard, and shall be removed like 18 And her merchandise and her hire

21. a cottage; and the transgression thereof shall be holinessd to the LORD: it shall e Zec, 5. 5..8. shall be heavye upon it; and it shall fall, not be treasured nor laid up; for her

and not rise again.

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