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therein: and it fall be go morc inhabited 9 We would bave healed Babylae, tamil 1or ever; neither thall it be dweit in frorn is not healede forfake her, and less generation to generation.

cvery one into his own tountry, kt 40 As God overthrew Sodom and Gomor. jadgment

reacheth unto hcarea, and it ral, and the neighbour cities thercof, faith up even to the skies. the Lord; so thali no man abide there, nei 10 The LORD bath brought forth or sher Thall any son of man dwell therein. teousness: conne, and let us declare in

41 Behold, a people shall come from the the work of the LORD Our God. north, and a great nation, and many kings 11 Make bright the arrows ; father thall be raised up from the coasts of the carth. hicids: the LORD hath raised up the

42 They thall hold the bow and the lance; of the kings of the Medes; for lo tardi they are cruel, and will not new mercy: aiatt Babylon, to dettroy it; becanku! their voice hall roar like the sea, and they tae vengeance of the LORD, the vote thall ride upon horses, every one put in array, of his temple. like a man to the battls, against thee, O 12 Set up the tandard upon the daughter of Babylon.

Babylon, make the watch trong; fetare 43 The king of Bahylon hath hcard the watchmen, prepare the ambulia report of them, and his hands waxed feeble; LORD hath both deviled and dor that anguith took hold of him, and pangs as of he ipake again the inhabitants of De woman in travail.

13 thou that dwellen upon ? 44 Behold, he thall come up like a lion ters, abundant in treasures, thire and not froin the fuelling of Jordan unto tha- and the incafure of thy corecoun, bitation of the strong; but I will make them 14 The LORD of bofts hach (worn be Luddenly run

away from her: and who is a felf, saying, Surely I will fiR thee with Chofen man, that I may appoint over ber? as with caterpillars, and they ka! for who is like med and who will appoint thout againttebee. me the time? and who is that shepherd that

15 He hath made the earth by the will ftand before me?

he hath citablished the world by a 45 Therefore hear yo the counsel of the and hath ftretched out the bezvca LORD, that he hath taken against Baby- understanding lon, and his purposes that he hath purposed 16 When lie ut: sreth his souci dar agunft the land of the Chaldeans: surely multitude of waters in the heavensis the least of the fock-thall draw them out; causeth the vapours to ascend free Surely he fhali make their habitation desolate of the earth: he makech lightnico with them.

rain, and bringeth forth the wind ste 46 At the noise of the taking of Babylon treasures. the earth is moved, and the cry is hcard

17 Every man is brutish by diskoviber among the nations.

every founder is confounded by the CHAP. LI.

image: for his molen image is falli Gods fervete judgments againsi Babylon in re. and there is no breath in then. venge of Israel

18. They are vanity, the work donar TH "Hus Taith the LORD, Behold, I will raise the time of their visitation they fall

up againft Babylon, and against them 19 The portion of Jacob is not like bet that

dwell in the midst of thein that rise up for he is the former of all thing, againft me, a destroying, wind;

rael is the rod of his inheritance; the 2 And will send unro Babylon fanners, of hufts is his name that shall fan lier, and thall empty her land :

20 Thon art my battk-axe esdan for in the day of trouble they ihall be against of war: for with

thee will I break in her romd about.

the nations ; and with thee will 3 Againft him that bendcth let the archer kingdoms : bend his bow, and againtt him that lifteth 21 And with thee will I break is himself up in his brigandine: and spare

ye the horse and his rider; and with that not her young men ; destroy ye utterly ati I break in pieces the chariot and his rite

4 Thus the fain shall fall in the land of man and woman; and with thee will be ghe Chaldeans, and they that are thrut through in pieces old and young; and with ease in her irects.

I break in pieces the young man 28 5 For Israel hath not been forsaken, nor maid; Judah of his God, of the LORD of horts;

23 I will also break in pieces was though their land

was filled with fin again: the ihepherd and his flock; and with the holy One of Israel.

... Flee out of the inidst of Babylon, and his yoke of oxen: and with thee will deliver every man his foul ; be not cut off in pieces captains and rulers. in her iniquity; for this is the time of the 24 And I will render ante Babyles, as Lorns vengeance; bc wiù render unto her all the inhabitants of Chaldca, a cher a recompence.

that they have done in Zion in your in 7 Babylon hair been a golden cup in the faith the LORD. LORDS hand, that made all the earth drunk. en: the nations have drunken of her wine; ing mountain, faith the Lone which

25 Behold, I am againt thee, 0 detst therefore the nations are inad. ed howl for her; take halm for her pain; from the rocks, and will make these der

18. Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroy. mine hand upon thee, and roll there does il fo be the may bc healed.

mountain,

10 And they fall not take of thee a ttone tions shall not flow together any more unta, for a comer, nor a ftone for foundations; Aim; yea, the wall of Babylon ihall fall. but thou shalt be defolate for ever, saith the 45 My people, go ye out of the midft of LORD.

her, and deliver ye every man his foul from 27 See ye up a standard in the land, blow the fierce anger of the Lord. the trumpet among the nations, prepare the 46 Andled your heart faint, and ye fear for nations againft her, call together againtt her the rumour that fall be heard

in the land ; the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Anche- a rumour thall both come one year, and after

iazappoint a captain againtt her ; cause the that in another year hall come a rumour, and horses to come up as the rough caterpillars. violence in the land, ruler against ruler.

28 Prepare againn her the nations, with 47 Therefore, behold, the days come, that the king of the Medes, the captains thereof, I will do judgment upon the graven images and all ine rulers thereof, and all the land of of Babylon:

and her whole land thail be his dominion.

confounded, and all her nain thall fall in 29 And thc land shall tremble and forrow: the vidft of her. for every purpose of the Lord shall be per 48 'Then the heaven and the earth, and formed againt Babylon, to make the land of all

that is therein, thall ling for Babylon ; Babylon a defolation without an inhabitant. for the spoilers thall come unto her from

30 The mighty men of Babylon have for the north, faith the LORD. borne to fight, they have remained in their 49 As Babylon hath caused the Nain of ifbolds: their might hath failed;

they became rael to fall, lo at Babylon thall fall the llain as women: they have burnt her dwelling of all the earth. places; her bars are broken.

SO Ye that have escaped the sword go 31 Onc poft shall run to meet another, and away, Hand not fill : remember the LORD one messenger to meet another, to thew the afar of, and let Jerufalem come into youz cing of Babylon that his city is taken at one mind.

51 We are confounded, because we have And that the passage are ftopped; and heard reproach: fhame hath covered our 1se reeds they have burnt with fire, and faces; for ftrangers are come into the lancthe men of war are affrighted.

tuaries of the LORDS house. 33 For thus faith the LORD of hofts, the $2 Wherefore, bchold, the days come; God of Ifrael, The daughter of Babylon is faith the LORD that I will do jindgment like a thrething-floor, it is time to thresh upon her graven images; and through all ber: yet a little while, and the time of her her land the wounded ihali groan. hatech thall come.

53 Thongh Babylon thould mount up to 34 Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon heaven, and though the should fortify the hak devoured me, he hath crushed me, he height of her ftrength, yet froin me shall hath made me an empty veffel, he hath (wal- fpoilers come unto her, faith the LORD. lowed me up like a dragon, he hath filled is 54 A found of a cry cometh from BabySelly with my delicates, he hath caft me out. lon, and great deftruction from the land of

& The violence, donc to me and to my the Chaldeans: lein be upon Babylon, thall the inhabitant 55 Because the LORD hath spoiled Babyo of Zion lay; andMy blood upon the inha- lon, and dettroyed out of her the great bitants of Chaldea, inali Jerufalem say. voice ; when her waves do roar like great

36 Therefore thus faith the LORD, Behold, waters, a noise of their voice is uttered: I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance 56 Because the spoiler is come upon her, for thee; and I will dry up her sca, and make even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are ter springs dry.

taken; every one of their bows is broken: 37 And Babylon hall become heaps, a for the LORD God of recompenccs shall surely Exclling-place for dragons, an attonithment requite. and an uilling without an inhabitant. $7 And I will make drunk her princes, and 38 They hallroar together like

lions : they her wile men, her captains, and her rulers inal yell as lions whelps.

and her mighty men: and they thall Neep & 39 in their heat I will make their feafts, perpetual fleep, and not wake, faith the King, and I will make thern drunken, that they whose name is the LORD of hotts. may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual Icep, and 58 Thus faith the LORD of hofts, The Bit' wake, faith the LORD.

brord walls of Babylon fhall be utterly broa Po I will bring them down like lambs to ken, and her high gates thall be burnt with te daaghter, like rams with he-goats. fire; and the people shall labour in vain, and

41 How is shethach taken ! and how is the folk in the fire, and they shall be wearyd the praise of the whole earth surprised! how 59 The word which Jeremiah the prom ** Babylon become an attonishment among phet commanded Seraiah the son of Ncriah the nations !

the son of Maaseiah, when he went with 4The fea is come up upon Babylon: Me Zedekiah the king of Judah into Babylon, a covered with the multitude of the waves in the fourth year of his reign. And this Shercof.

Seraiah was a quiet prince. 43 Ha cities are a defolation, a dry land, 60 So Jeremiah wrote in a book all the mel a wildernels, a land wherein no man evil that should come upon Babylon, even dwelleth, ocither doth any son of man pals all these words that are written againtt Bas thereby

bylon. 4. And I will punith Bel in Babylon; and 61 And Jeremiah faid to Seraiah, When u bring

forth out of his mouth that thou come to Babylon, and Walt lige, atie which he hath swallowed up: and the 4 half road a0 these words,

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02 Tlien shalt thou lay, O LORD, thou hatt 15 The Nebuzar adan, the captain fpoken again this place, to cut it off, that guard, carried away captive erlain di pone shall remainin it, neither man nor beatt, poor of the people, and the retiducat but that it thall be defolate for ever.

people that remained in the city, and is 63 And it shall be, whey thou haft made that fell away, that fell to the king der an end of reading this book, that thou thalt bylon, and the rest of the multitude bind a sone to it, and caft it into the mids - 16 But Nebuzar-adan, the captain of of Euphrates :

guard, left certain of the poor of the lat 64 And thou shalt say, Thas shall Babylon for vine-dressers, and for buibandme. fink, and shall not rise from the evil that I 17 Allo the pillars of brals tut tar will bring upon her, and they thall be wea. the house of the LORD, and the balc, ry. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah. the brafen sea, that was in the hos'z & 2 CHAP. LII.

LORD, the Chaldeans brake, and carried i Zedekinh rebelleth. 4. Yerusalem is befeged the brais of them to Babylon. an itiken. 8 Zedekiahs fons billed, &c. 18 The caldrons allo, and the lovels, at the Edekiah was one and twenty years old the snuffers, and the bowls, and the real

he to ed eleven years in Jerusalem: apd his mo- miniftercd, took they awry. thers name was Harutal the daughter of 19 And the basons, and the fire-parts, Jeremiab of Libxah.

the bowis, and the caldrons, and the 2 And he did that which was evil in the dleiticks, and the fpoons, and the cup eyes of the LORD, according to all that Je which was of gold in gold, and stated hoiakim had done.

was of filver in filver, took the cances 3 For throngh the anger of the LORD it the guard away. came to pass in Jerusalem and Judalı, till he had cant thern out from his prefence, that Ze- brafen bulls that were under the bases,

20 'The two pillars, one fca, and then dekiah rebelled again the king of Babylon. king Solomon had

made in the houk 4 ! And it came to pass in the ninth year LORD: the brass of all these vclicks wat oi hisreign, in the tenth month, in the tenth out weight. day of the inonth, that Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon came, he and an his anny, againit of one pillar was eighteen cubits, and

21 And concerting the pillars, the Jerufaléin, and pitched againft it, and built let of twelve cubits did compass it, me forts againft it round about.

thickness thereof was four fingers ; # 5 So the city was besieged unto the ele. hollow. venth year of king Zedekiah.

22 And a chapiter of brass ruas upate O And in the fourth month, in the ninth and the height of one chapite u day of the month, the famine was fore in bits, with net-work and pomesanatos the city, so that there was no bread for the the chapiters round about, all brass J«copule of the land.

fecond pillar also and the pour.egtarto 7 T).en the city was broken up, and all the like unto there. mer of warfied, and went forth out of the ci- 23. And there were ninety and fix song ty by riglit, by the way of the gate between granates on a fide; and all the pomenica the two walls which was by the kings garden; upon the net-work were an hundred for Yoow the Chaldcans were by the city round a about. hout:)and they went by the way of the plain. 24 1 And the captain of the guard tecke

89 But the army of the Chaldeans pursu- raial the chief priest, and Zephaniak ed after the king, and overtook Zedekiah in cend prieft, and the three kcepers of the time the plains of Jericho; and all his army was 25 He took also out of the city and Icattered from him.

which had the charge of the menu 9 Then they took the king, and carried and seven men of then that were near hins up unto the king of Babylon to Riblah, kings perfou, which were found in the car in the land of Hamath; where he gave judge and the principal scribe of the hot, ment upon him.

tered the people of the land; and threes 10 And the king of Babylon Dew the fons men of the people of the land that in of Zedekiah before his eyes : he few also all found in the midst of the city. the princes of Judah in Riblah.

26 So Nebuzar-adan, the captain d Il Then he put out the eyes of Zedekiah; guard, took them, and brought them a la and the king of Babylon bound himn in chains, king of Babylon ca Riblah. and carried him to Babylon, and put him in 27 And the king of Babylon foote the prison till the day of his death.

and put them to death in Ribbah in 12 Now, in the fifth month, in the tenth land of Hamath. Thus Judah was cartes bly of the month, (which was the nineteenth away captive out of his own land.

28 This is the people whom Nchuca came Nebuzar-adan captain of the guard, rezzar carried away captive; in the which served the king of Babylon, into Je year, three chouland Jews, and there rufalem,

twenty: 13 And burnt the house of the LORD, and the kings house ; and all the houses of Jeru- rezzar he carried away captive from *

29 In the eighteenth year of Nebates lalem, and all the houses of the great men, salem eight hundred thirty and twipo burnt he with fire.

fons : svete with the captain of the guard, brake buchadrezzar, Kebuzar-adan, the app

30 In the three and twentieth year Rewn all wao walls of Jerusalem round about the guard, carried away captivo dr hc **

en lundred forty and five persons; all the 32 And spake kindly unto him, and set hs.

lons tuere four thousand and fix hundred. throne above the throne of the kings that 51 9 And it came to pass in the leven and were with him in Babylon, artieth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin 33. And changed his prilon garments; and og of Judah, in the twelfth month, in the he did centinually eat bread before him all -e and twentieth day of the month, that the days of his life.

il-enerodach king of Babylon, in the first 34 And for his diet there was a continual ear of liis reign, lifted up the head of je. diet' given him of the king of Babylon, niachis king of Judah, and brought him every day a portion, until the day of hiy orth out of prison.

death, all the days of his life.

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& The LAMENTATIONS of JEREMIAH. с НА Р. І.,

like into my Torrow, which is done unto Jerusalems misery for her sins: 12 her com- me, wherewith the LORD hath afflicted me plaint, 18 and confeffion of Gods rightcows in the day of his fierce anger. judgment.

13 From above hath he fent fire into my ow doth the city fit folitary that bones, and it prevaileth against them: hé

was fuil of people ! how is the be- liath spread a net for my feet; he hath turncome as a widow ! Me that was ed me back; he hath made me defolate and

great among the nations, and faint all the day. princess among the provinces, how is the be 14. The yoke of mytranfgresions is bound come tributary!

by his hand; they are wreathed, and come - She wecpeth fore in the night, and her up upon my neck: he liath made iny ftrereth tears are on her clieeks; among all her love to fall; the LORD hath delivered me to es the hath none to comfort her: all her their hands, from whom I am not able to friends have dealt treacherously with her; rise up: they are becomc her enemies.

15 The LORD hath trodden under faot all 3. Tadah is gone into captivity because of my miglaty men in the midlt of ine; he hath affidion, and because of great servitude ; called an assembly against mne to crush my the dwelieth among the heathen, the findeth young men; the LORD hath trodden the vita o reil : all her perfecutors overtook - her gin, the daughter of Judah, as in a wine-prels. between the traits.

16 For these things I weep: mine eye, mine 4 The ways of Zion do mourn, because eye runneth down with water, becanfe the none come to the folemn feafts: all her comforter that thould relieve my soul is far gates are defolate: her priests figh, her vir- from me; my children are desolate, because glas are afflicted, and the is in bitterness. the enemy prevailed.

5 Her adverfarics are the chief, her enemies 17 Zion spreadeth forth her liands, and profyer; for the LORD hath afflicted her for there is none to comfort her: the LORD hath the multitude of her tranfgressions : her chil. commanded concerning Jacob, that his addres are gone into captivity before the enemy. versaries fhould be round about him: Jerufa

6 and from the daughter of Zion all hér lem is as a menitruous woman among them. mauty is departed: her princes are become 18 9 The Lorp is righteous; for I have lide harts thał find no palture; and they are rebelled againit his commandment : hear, I gone without firength before the pursuer.. pray you, all people, and behold my sorrow; 2 Jerufalem remembered in the days of her my virgins and my young men are gone in. abilition, and of her miseries, all her plea- to captivity. fant things that she had in the days of old, 19'I called for my lovers, but they dewhen her people fell into the hand of the ceived me; my priests and inine elders gave glemy, and none did help her : the adverfa- up the ghoit in the city, while thcy fought ries faw her, and did mock at her sabbaths. their meat

to relieve their souls. 8 Jerusalem hath grievously Anned; there. 20 Behold, O LORD, for I am in distress; fore the is removed all that honoured her my bowels are troubled: mine heart is turndespise her, because they have seen her na. ed within

me, for I have

grievoudly rchel. kedness; yes, the ligheth, and turneth back- lcdx abroad the sword bereaveth, at home

there is as death. 9 Her filthiness is in her skirts; she re 21 They have heard that I figh; there is membereth not her last end; therefore the none to comfort ine: all mine enemies have came down wonderfully: the had no com- heard of my trouble.; they are glad that Kirter. O LORD, behold my afliction ; for thou haft done it : thou wilt bring the day the enemy hath magnified himself.

that thou haft called, and they thall be like 10 Thic adverfary hath spread out his hand- unto me. spon all her pleasant things for the bath

22 Let all their wickedness come before hen Shas the leathen entered into her fanc. thee; and do unto them as thou haft done fuary, whom thou didit command that they unto me for all my transgressions:

for my thould not enter into thy congregation.

fighs are many, and my heart is faint. 11 All her people ligh, they seek bread;

CHAP. II. they have given their plearánt things for 1 Jeremiah !umenteth Jerufalems misery : Theat to relieve the soul : fee, O LORD, and 20 he complaineth theranf lo God. ut is nothingcoyouiti ye that para Hover the rich wichia choudt in the camera

, Det behold, and see if there be any forrow and cast down from hcarca unto the cus

ward.

the beauty of Israel, and remembered pot but have seen for thee faile batta, his footstool in the day of his anger !

causes of banithment. 2 The Lord hath swallowed up all the 15 All that pass by dap their headaa ! habitations of Jacob, and hath not pitied: thee; they ails and wage incis beata he hath throwil down in his wrath the daughter of Jerufalemn, jaring, Et Atrong holds of the daughter of Judah; he city that men call The Pettedica a boy hath brought them down to the ground: he The Joy of the whole earth! bath polluted the kingdom and the princes 16 All thine enemics have opened the thereof.

muuth against thee: they hiss and 3 He hath cut off in his fierce anger all teeth; they say, we have fwaboada the horn of Israel: he hath drawn back his certainly this is the day that we leaked right hand from before the enemy, and he we have found, we have seen å. burned against Jacob like a flaming fire, 17 The LORD hath done is which devoureth round about.

had devised; be hath fulfilled his word 4 He hath bent his bow like an enemy: he had commanded in the days he' ftood with his

right hand as an adver- hath thrown down, and hath not pete Lary, and new all that were pleasant to the he hath caused line enemy to read sye in the tabernacle of the daughter of thee; he hath fet up the horn of thers Zion: he poured out his fury like fire. versarics,

5 The LORD was as an enemy; he hath 18 'Their heart cried unto the Lor, Swallowed up Israel, he hath swallowed up wall of the daughter of Zion, let teen ne all her palaces; he hath destroyed his strong down like a river day and night; pire holds, and hath increased, in the daughter of self no reft ; let not the apple dotice Judah, mourning and lamentation.

ceasc. 6 And he hath violently taken away his ta. 19 Arise, cry out in the night; int bernaclc, as if it were of a garden; he hath ginning of the watches pour oct than be destroyed his places of the assembly: the like water before the face of the Lore: LORD hath caused the folemn fcafts and up thy hands toward him for the local fabbaths to be forgotten in Zion, and hath young children, that faint for hunga despised, in the indignation of his anger, the top of every ftrcet. king and the pricft.

20 1 Behold, O LORD, and confide 7 The LORD hath cart of his altar, he whom thou haft done this. Sia che hath abhorred his fan&uary, he hath given men at their fruit, and children of a up into the hand

of the enemy the walls of long! hah the pricht and the people her palaces; they have made a noise in the Nain in the sanduiary of the LORD! house of the LORD, as in the day of a solemn 21 The young and the old lie en the pro tezit.

In the freets: my virgins and my ye 8 'The LORD hath purposed to deftroy are fallen by the sword; thou hast the wall of the daughter of Zion; he hath in the day of thinc anger; thoa las stretched out a linc, he hath not withdrawn and not pitied. his hand froin deftroying: thercfore he made 22 Thou hast called, as in folemni the rampart and the wall to lament; they my terrors round about; so that take languished together.

of the LORDS anger none escaped acr 9. ller gates are funk into the ground; he mained: those that I have twaddle al hath destroyed and broken her bars; her brought up hath mine enemy confessed king and licr princes are among the Gen

CHA P. III. tiles: the law is no more ; her prophets allo The faithful bewdil their calamities, & find no vifion from the LORD. 10 The ciders of the daughter of Zion

Am the man that hath seca abse I

the rod of his wrath. fit upon the ground, and keep flence: they 2 He hath led me, and brought es have catt up duft upon their heads; they darkness, but not into light." bave girded themselves with fackcloth : thé 3 Surely againft me is he turned; det virgins of Jerusalem hang dowa thcir headseth his hand againk me all the day. to the ground.

4 My flesh and my skin hath le mate akts II Minc eyes do fail with tears, my bowels he liath broken my bones. ate troubled, my liver is poured upon the s He bath builded againk mc, and earth, for the deftruation of the daughter palled me with gall and travail, of my people; because the children and the 6 He hath set me in dark places, me lot Suckling (woon in the itreets of the city. that be dead of old.

12 'They say to their mothers, Where is 7 He hath hedged me about, that I can Born and wine when they (wooacd as the not get out: he hath made my chain bont. wounded in me Areets of the city, when 8 Also when I cry and thout, te Butteel weit roul was poured out into their mothers out my prayer. dolom.

9 He hath inclosed my ways with ton 13 What thing thall I take to witness for tone;

he hath made my paths crocked. Jaughter of Jerulalem! what shall I equal wait, and as a lion in fecter places

. to thee, that I may comfort thee, o virgin Il'He

hath turned

abide my ways and elanghter of Zion?' for thy

brcach is great ad me in pieces: he hath made me defeat like the sca; who can healthce ?

12 He hath bent his bow, and let me 14 Thy

prophets have seen vain and foolish mark for the arrow. thing for thee: and they have not discover- 13 He hath caused the arrowse the paire od thine iniquity, to turn away tay captivity; to color luto ury reinde

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