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I:ch, whereof thou canst not s The Earth also is DEFILED unbe healed.

der the INHABITANTS thereof : be

Cause they have TRANSGRESSED the 28 The LORD mall smite Laws, CHANGED the ORDINANCE, BROthee with Madness, and Blind

KEN The EVERLASTING COVENANT.

6 Therefore hath the CURSE DEness, and Altonishment of

VOURED the EARTH, and they that Heart.

dwell therein are DESOLATE : there29 And thou shalt grope fore the inhabitants of the Earth are

burned, and few Men left. at Noon-day, as the Blind

7 The new Wine mourneth, the gropeth in Darkness, and Vine langu.Beth, all the MERRYthou shalt not prosper in thy HEARTED do sigh.

8 The Mirth of Tabrets ceaseth, Ways: and thou shalt be on- the Noite of them that rejoyce endly opprefled, and spoiled e- eth, the Joy of the Harp ceaseth. vermore, and no Man Thall 9 They shall not drink Wine with Lave thee.

a Song, Strong drink shall be birter

to them that drink it, 30 Thou shalt betroth a 10 The City of Confusion is broWife, and another Man Mall ken down: every House is thut up,

that no Man may come in. lie with her : thou shalt build

1 There is a crying for Wine in an House, and thou shalt not the Streets, all Joy is DARKNED, the dwell therein : thou shalt Mirth of the Land is gone.

12 In the Ciry is lett DESOLATION, plant a Vineyard, and shall and the Gate is imilten with Deftrunot gather the Grapes there- ction. of.

13 When thus it shall be in the

midit of the Land among the Peo31 Thire Ox shall be Nain ple, there sh:11 be as the thaking of before thine Eyes, and thou an Olive tree, and as the gleaning ihalt not eat thereof; thine Grapes when the Vintage is done.

14 They shall lift up their Voice, Ass shall be violently taken they shall ling for the Majesty of the away from before thy Face, Lord,they shall ery aloud tiom the Sea. and shall not be restored to in the Fries, even the Name of the

Is Wherefore glorify ye the LORD thee : thy Sheep shall be gi- LORD God of Israel in the Iles of ven unto thine Enemies, and the Sea.

Luke xiii. 2 JESUS

said

unto them, thou shalt have none to re- Suppose ye that these Galileans were scue them.

Sinners above all the Galileans, be32 Thy Sons and thy cause they suffered tuch Things?

3 I tell you, Nay : but except ye Daughters shall be given to repent, ye shall all likewife perith. another People, and thine 4 Or those eighteen upon whom Eves shall look, and fail with the Tower in Siloam fell

, and new

them, think ye that they were Sınlonging for them all the Day ners above all Men that dwelt in Jelong: and there shall be no ruralem? Might in thine Hand.

s I tell you, Nay: but except ye

repent, ye Thall all likewise perih. 33 The Fruit of thy Land, Matih. x. 28 Fear not them wisich and all thy Labours, shall a kill the Body, but are not able to Nation which thou knowest which is ABLE TO DESTROY both Soul

kill the Soul : but rather FEAR HIM not, eat up; and thou shalt and Body in Hell.

be be only oppressed and crush- Marth. viii. 11 I say unto you, obat ed alway.

many lhall come from the Eaft and

West, and shall fit down with Abra. 34 Só that thou shalt be ham, and Isaac, and Jacob in the mad, for the sight of thine Kingdom of Heaven.

12 But the Children of the King. Eyes which thou shalt see.

dom shall be cast out into OUTER 35 The LORD shall smite Darkness : there shall be WEEPING thee in the Knees, and in the and GNASHING of TEETH. Legs, with a sore Botch that cannot be healed, from the Sole of thy Foot unto the Top of thy Head.

36 The Lord shall bring thee, and thy King which thou shalt set over thee, unto a Nation which neither thou, nor thy Fathers have known ; and there shalt thou serve other Gods, Wood and Stone.

37 And thou shalt become an Astonishment, a Proverb, and a By-word among all Nations whither the LORD thall lead thec.

38 Thou shalt carry much Seed out into the Field, and shalt gather but little in : for the Locust shall consume it.

39 Thou shalt plant Vineyards and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the Wine, nor gather the Grapes : for the Worms shall eat them.

40 Thou shalt have Olive-trees throughout all thy Coasts, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the Oyl : for thine Olive shall cast his Fruit.

41 Thou shalt beget Sons and Daughters, but thou shalt not enjoy them : for they shall go into Captivity.

42 All thy Trees and Fruit of thy Land Thall the Locust consume.

43 The Stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low.

44 He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the Head, and thou shalt be the Tail.

45 Moreover, all these Curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be deftroyed : because thou HEARKNEST not unto the Voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his Commandments and his Statutes which he commanded thee.

46 And they shall be upon thee for a Sign, and for a Wonder, and upon thy Seed for ever.

47 " Because thou SER- ifa. Ixv. 14 Behold, my Servants VEDST not the LORD thy hall CRY for SORROW of Heart, and

shall sing for Joy of Heart, but ye God with JOYFULNESS, Ehall Howl fos VEXATION of SPIRIT,

and

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and with Gladness of Heart, for the ABUNDANCE of all Things.

48 m Therefore shalt thou * Jer. xxviii. 14 Thus faith the SERVE thine Enemies which LORD of Hofts the God of Israel, I

put a Yoke of leon upon the the LORD shall send against Neck of all these Nations, that they thee, in HUNGER, and in may serve Nebuchadnezzar King of Thirst, and in NAKED- and I have given him the Beasts of NESS, and in Want of all the Field allo. Things : and he shall put a Yoke of Iron upon thy Neck, until he have destroyed thee.

49 "The LORD shall bring • Jer. v. Is Lo, I will bring a Na. a Nation against thee from Israel," saith the LORD : it is a migh

tion upon you from far, o House of far, from the End of the Earth, ty Nation, it is an ancient Nation, a as swift as the Eagle fieth, a Nation whose Language thou knowNation whose Tongue thou

eft oot, neither understandeft what

they say. falt not understand :

Ezek. xvii. 12 Say now to the re. 50 A Nation of fierce bellious House, Know ye not what

these things mean? Tell them, BeCountenance, which shall

hold, the King of Babylon is come not regard the Person of the to Jerusalem, and hath taken the Old, nor shew Favour to the King thereof, and the Princes there

of, and led them with him to BabyYoung.

lon. 51 • And he shall eat the

ifa. i. 7 Your Country is DrSoFruit of thy Catile, and the LATE, your CITIES are BURNT with Fruit of thy Land, until thou it in your presence, and it is DESObe DESTROYED : which also late as overthrown by STRANGERS. fhall not leave thee either Corn, Wine, or Oyl, or the Increase of thy Kine, or Flocks of thy Sheep, until he have destroyed thee.

52 P And he shall besiege p Luke xix. 43 The Days shall come thee in all thy Gates until upon thee, that thine ENEMIES thall thy high and fenced Walls cast a TRENCH about thee, and com

pass thee round, and KEEP thee in come down, wherein thou on every Side. trustedst, throughout all thy

44 And thall lay thee even with Land : and he shall besiege in thee; * and they ihall not leave in

the Ground, and thy Children withthee in all thy Gates, through- the one Stone upon

another: because out all thy Land which the thou knewest noi the Time of thy Vi

fitarion. LORD thy God hath given thee.

53 9 And thou shalt eat 9 2 Kings vi. 24 And it came to the Fruit of thine own Bo- pass after this, that Benhadad King

of Syria gathered all his Hoft, and DY, the Flesh of thy Sons went up, and belieged Samaria. * This was fully accomplished in the Desolation of Jerusalem by the Romans.

and

ver

and of thy DAUGHTERS 25 And there was a great Famine (which the LORD thy God in Samaria : and tehold, they be

fieged it, until an Als's Head was hath given thee) in the Siege sold for fourscore Pieces of silver, and in the Straitness where- and the fourth part of a Cab of with thine Enemies shall di- Dove's Dung for five pieces of Silstress thee :

26 And as the King of Israel was 54 So that the Man that is pafing by upon the Wall, there cried

a woman unto him, saying, Hup, tender among you,

and
very

my LORD, O King, delicate, his Eye shall be evil

27 And he fad, if the LORD do towards his Brother, and to- not help thee, whence shall I help wards the Wife of his Bosom, of the Wine press ?

thee? out of the Barn floor, or our and towards the Remnant of his 28 And the King said goto her, Children which he shall leave: What aileth thee? And the answered,

This Woman said unto me, Give thy 55 So that he will not give Son, that we may eat him To-day, to any of them of the Flesh and we will eat my Son To-morrow. of his Children whom he shall eat : because he hath nothing left him in the Siege, and in the Straitness wherewith thine Enemies shall distress thee in all thy Gates.

156 The tender and DELICATE Woman among you, which would not adventure to set the Sole of her Foot upon the GROUND for DELICATENESS and Tenderness, her Eye shall be EVIL towards the HUSBAND of her Bosom, and towards her Son, and towards her Daughter.

57 And towards her Young one that cometh out from between her Feet, and towards her Children which fhe shall bear : for she shall EAT them for want of all Things fecretly in the Siege, and Straitness wherewith thine Enemies fhail distress thee in thy Gates.

58 If thou wilt not OBSERVE to do all the Words of this Law that are written in this Book, that thou mayest FEAR this GLORIOUS and FEARFUL Name, THE LORD THY GOD;

59 Then the LORD will make thy PLAGUES wonderful, and the PLAGUES of thy SEED, even great Plagues, and of long Continuance, and sore Sicknefles, and of long Continuance.

60 Moreover, he will bring upon thee all the Diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee.

61 Also every Sickness, and every Plague which is not written in the Book of this Law, them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be DESTROYED. 62 And ye shall be left few in Number, whereas se

were

were as the STARS of Heaven for Multitude : because thou wouldīt not obey the Voice of the LORD thy God.

63 And it shall come to pass, that as the LORD rejoyced over you to do you good, and to multiply you : so the LORD will rejoyce over you to DESTROY you, and to bring you to nought : and ye shall be plucked from off the Land whither thou goeft to pofless it.

64 And the LORD shall scatter thee among all People from the one End of the Earth even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other Gods, which neither thou nor thy Fathers have known, even Wood and Stone.

65 And among these Nations shalt thou find no EASE, neither shall the Sole of thy Foot have Rest: but the LORD fhall give thee there a trembling Heart, and Failing of Eyes, and Sorrow of Mind.

66 And thy Life shall hang in doubt before thee, and thou shalt Fear Day and Night, and shalt have none AG surance of thy Life.

67 In the MORNING thou shalt say, Would God it were Even: and at Even thou shalt fay, Would God it were MORNING, for the Fear of thine Heart, wherewith thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thine Eyes which thou fhalt see.

68 And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again, with Ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou lalt see it no more again : and there ye shall be sold unto your Enemies for Bond-men and Bond-women, and no Man shall buy you.

CH A P. XXIX.

2 An Exhortation to Obedience. 29 Secret Things belong unto

God.

Ver. I THESE are the WORDS of the COVENANT which

make

Children of Israel, in the Land of Moab, beside the Covenant which he made with them in Horeb.

2 And Moses called unto all Israel, and said unto them, Ye have seen all that the LORD did before your Eyes in the Land of Egypt, unto Pharaoh, and unto all his Servants, and unto all his Land;

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