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7 And the Lain thall fall in the midst of 9 And mine eye thall not fpirt, nedalur you; and ye shall know that I am the LORD. wil I have pity: I will recompense that

8 9 Yet will I leave a remnant, that ye cording to thy ways, and thincabominati iz may have some that shall escape the sword that are in the midt of thee: and ye bu among the nations, when ye thall be scat- know that I am the Lord that smiteth. tered through the countries.

10 Behold the day, behold, it is come in 2 And they that escape of you shall re- morning is gone forth; the rod hatha member me'among the nations, whither fomed pride hath budded. they thall be carried captives, becausc ! 11 Violence is risen up into a rodd am broken with their whorild heart, which canets: none of them all remana, hath departed fi in mne, and with their their multitude, nor any of thein; eyes, which go a whoring after their idols: hall there be wailiog for them. and they thali loathe themselves for the c 1: The time is come, the day drama vils which they have committed in all their pear: let not the buyer rejoice, nor the abominations,

ler mourn: for wrath is upon all the 10 And they Mall know that I am the LORD, titude thereof. and that I have not said in vain that I would 13. For the seller fhall not return to the do this evil unto them.

which is fold, although they were yet stivele !! 9 Thus faith the Lord God, Smite with for the vision is touching the whole thine hand, and itamp with thy foot, and say, bude thereof, which thall not return; Alas, for all the evil abominations of the house thall any ftrengthen himself in the sky of Idrae! ! for they thall fall by the sword, by of his life. the famine, and by the pestilence.

14 They have blown the trumpet, cream 12 He that is far off ihall die of the pefti- make all ready : but none gocth to the kence; and he that is near thall fall by the tle; for my wrath is opon all the market fword, and he that remaineth and is befieg- thereof. ed fhall die by the famine : thus will I ac. 15 The sword is without, and the complish my fury upon them.

lence and the fainine within: bc that ,53 Then ihall ye know that I am the LORD, the field thall die with the fword; and when their lain men thall be among their that is in the city, fatnine and peftilence idols round about their altars, upon every devour him. high hill, in all the tops of the mountains, 16 9 But they that escape of them and under every green trec, under eve- escape, and shall be on the mountain ry thick oak, the place where they did offer doves of the valleys, all of them are Sweet favour to all their idols.

every one for his iniquity.. 14 So will Iftretch out my hand upon them, 17 All hands thall be feeble, and all and make the land defolate; yea, more de thall be weak as water. folate than the wildernets fo zvard Diblath, 18 They hall also gird themelor in all their habitations; and they shall know fackcloth, and horror shall cover then that I am the LORD.

thame shall be upon all faces, and blue CHAP. VII.

upon all their heads. Ifraels final defolation. 16 The mournful 19 They that caft their filter in the fun repentance of them that rscape. 23. Onder and their gold thall be reindved their the type of a chain is shewed their miserable and their gold shall not be able to captivity,

them in the day of the wrath of the learn Munico che ha inord of the Lord came they shall not satisfy their fouls, heitet

2 Also, thou son of man, thus faith the block of their iniquity. Lord God unto the land of Israel, An end, 20 9 As for the beauty of lus ornare the end is come upon the four corners or he set it in majetty, but they made the land.

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abominations, and the 3 Now is the end come upon thee, and I will detestable things therein : therefore barn Send inine anger upon thee, and will judge fet it far from them. thee according to thy ways, and will recoin

21 And I will give it into the harded pense upon thee all thine abominations. 4 And mine eye thall not spare thek, nci- earth for a spoil; and they (hali polluted

strangers for a prey, and to the wicked of ther will I have pity: but I will recompense 22 My face will I turn also frou there! thy ways upon thee, and thine abominations they thall pollute my secret place to thall be in the midit of thce; and ye shall robbers thall enter into it, and'actike it know that I am the LORD.

23 Make a chain ; for the land is full $ Thus faith the Lord God, An evil, an bloddy crimes, and the city is tull of only evil, behold, is come.

lence. 6 An end is come, the end is come: it 24 Wherefore I will bring the world watchcth for thee; behold, it is come. 7 The morning is come unto thee, O thou I will alfo make the pomp of the trans

heathen, and they shall potless their bestup that dwellest in the land: the time is come, ccale, and their holy places thall be de the day of trouble is near, and not the found 25 Deitruction cometh ; and they shall ing main of the horuly pour out my fury upon

peace, and there A all be nonc.

26 Mischief thall come upon mischief, thee, and accomplish mille ang upon thee; rumour shall be upon rumeur; the and i will judge thee according to thy ways, they seek a vifion of the prophet: tout and will recompenfe thce for all thine aboa law full perish from the pricil, and when mikations.

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* The king hall mourn, and the prince toward the north; and, behold, there at

be clothed with desolation, and the woinen weeping for Tammuz. uds of the people of the land fhall be 15 1. Then laid he unto me, Haft thou abled; I will do unta them after their scen this, son of man! Turn thee yet a y, and according to their deserts will I gain, and thou shalt fee greater abominadefethem; and they thall know that I am ons than there. LORD.

16 And he brought me into the inner court CHAP. VIII.

of the LORDs house; and, behold, at the door Eddels vision of jealoudy. 7 The chambers of the temple of the Lord, between the porch imagery.

and the altar, were about five and twenty Nd it came to pass in the fixth year, in men, with their backs toward the temple of the fixth month, in the fifth day of the the LORD, and their faces toward the eaft; waith, sul fat in mine house, and the elders and they worshipped the sun toward the east. Juntah lat before me, that the hand of the 17 1 Then he faid unto me,

Haft thou seen nd God fell there upoil me.

this, O son of man? Is it a light thing to the * Then I bcheld, anid, lo, a likenets as the house of Judah that they commit the abo. pearance of fire from the appearance of minations which they cominit here for they olas, even downward, fire; and from have filled the land with violence, and havé Lias, even opward, as the appearance of returned to provoke me to anger; and, lo, blancs, as the colour of amber.

they put the branch to their nose. And he put forth the form of an hand, 18 'Thercfore will I also deal in fury: mine I took me by a lock of mine head, and cyc thall not spare, neither will I have pity fpirit fifted me up between the earth and and though they cry in mine ears with a loud keaven, and bronght me in the visions voice, jei will I not hear them. God to Jerusalem, to the door of the

CHAP. IX. gate that looked toward the north, 1A vifon whereby is ghaved the preservation ere was the seat of the image of jealou of fome, s and the destruction of the refl.

8 God cannot be entreated for them. And, behold, the glory of the God of li Hvoice, aaying, Cause

them that have

TE cried also in mine cars with a loud so there, according to the vision that

charge over the city to draw near, even Then faid he unto mc, Son of man, every man with his dcttroying weapon in up thine eyes now the way toward the his hand. So I lifted up mine eyes the way to:

2 And, behold, fix men came from the way Be the north, and, behold, northward at of the higher gate, which lietk toward the Bits of the altar, this isnage of jealou- north, and cvery man a laughter weapon

in his hand; and one man ainong them was I le faid, furthermore, unto me, Son of clothed with linen, with a writers inkhorn Afect thou what they do even the great by his fide, and they went in, and itood bealuations that the house of Ifrael com- fide the braseu altar. - gth here, that I should go far off from

3 And the glory of the God of Ifrael was Canétuary? But turn thee yet

again, and gone up from the cherub, whereupon he was, telt fee greater abominations.

to the threthold of the houses and he called 1 And he brought me to the door of the to the man clothed with lined, which had the 3 and when I looked, behold, a hole writers inklorn by his fide;

4 And the LORD said unto him, Go through Then said he unto me, son of man, dig the midst of the city, through the midst of in the wall: and when I had digged Jerufalem, and fet a mark upon the fore the wall, behold, a door.

and be said unto mc, Go in, and behold all the abominations that be done in the wicked abominations that they do here. inidit

thereof. 0501 went in and law; and, behold, e

sy And to the others le faid in mine form of creeping things, and abomi- hearing, Go ye after him through the city,

beats, and all the idols of the houfc and smite; let not your eye fpare, neither. Braci, portrayed upon the wall round have ye pity:

6 slay utterly old and young, both anaids, And there food before them seventy and little children, and women; but come of the ancients of the house of Ifrael, not near any man upon whom is the mark: In the midit of them ftood Jaazaniah, and begin at my fanctuary. Then they beSon of Shaphan, with every man his gan at the ancient men which were beforc in his hand;' and a thick cloud of the house.

7 And he faid unto them, Defile the house, Then fail he unto me, son of inan, and fill the courts with the Main; goye forth. teau feen what

the ancients of the house And they went forth, and new in the city. wael do in the dark, every man in the

8 1 And it came to pals, while they ithers of his iinagery!' for they fay, The, were Naying them, and I was left, that I felt eftcih us not ; the Lord hath forlaken upon my face, and cried, and said, Ah

Lord God! wilt thou deltroy all the retidue He said also unto me, Turn thee yet of Ifrael, in thy pouring out of thy fury and thou thalt ice greater aboinina. upon Jerusalem!

9 Then taid he unto me, The 'iniquity of Then he bronght me to the door of the house of Israel and Judah is exceciling Lite of the LORDS house which was great, and the land is full of blood, and the

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city full of perverlencis: for thcy fay, The 15 And the cherubims were lifted up. Lord hath forsaken the earth, and the LORD is the living creature that llaw by the time seeth not.

of Chebar. 10 And as for me also, mine cye thall not 16 And when the cherubims wert, fpare, neither will I have pity: but I will re wheels weat by them; and when the cap compense their way upon their head. rubims lifted up their wings, to man

11 And behold, the man cloathed with li- from the earth, the same wheels alloted Ren, which had the inkhorn by his fide, re- not from beside them. ported the matter, faying, I have done u 17 When they food, these food; andet hon laft commanded me.

they were lifted up, thefe lifted up CHAP. X.

felves alfo: for the spirit of the living s The vision of the coals of fire to be featier. ture was in them. ed over the city. 8 The vision of the cheru. 18 Then the glory of the long depan bims.

from off the threthold of the boek, THeere looked, and behold, in the forma tood over the cherubimsi

19 And the cherubims lifted up their Sherubims there appeared, over them, as it and mounted up from the earth in my k. were a sapphire-ftone, as the appearance of when they went out, the wheels alto the likeness of a throne.

beside them; and every one tood at 2 And he spake unto the man clothed with of the eaft gate of the LORDs house; and linen, and said, Go in between the wheels, glory of the God of lfrael was ONET even under the cherub, and fill thine hand above. with coals of fire from between the cheru 20 This is the living creature that I bims, and scatter them over the city. And dér the God of Ifrael by the river of disor

and I knew that they were the charudin 3 Now the cherubino food on the right 21 Every one had four faces apiece, fide of the liouse when the man went in; every one four wings, and the liked and the cloud filled the inner court.

the hands of a man was under their were 4 Then the glory of the LORD went up 22 And the likeness of their faces et from the cherub, and flood over the threshold fame faces which I law by the river do of the house; and the boure was filled with bas, their appearances and thematirti the cloud, and the court was full of the went every one ftraight forward. brightness of the LORDS glory.

с на Р. XI. $ And the sound of the cherubims wings 1 The prince's presumption : 4 there was heard even to the outward court, as the judgment. 14 Gods purpose in leping voice of the Almighty God when he speaketh. And it came to pais, that when the head. Mbrought me unto the categorien

nant, 21 and panijking the wicked. Saying, Take fire from between the wheels, Lords houie which looketk cakwart: from between the cherutims; then he went behold, at the door of the rate or in, and food belide the wheels.

twenty men, anong whom 16 fler 7 And one cherub stretched forth his hand the fon of Azus, and Pelaria, the fat from between the cherubims unto the fire naiah, princes of the people. that was between the cherubims, and took 2 Then said heunto me, son of an thereof, and put it into the hands of tim are the men that devife mischiel, aal Chat was clothed with linen; who took it, wicked counsel, in this dty; and went out.

3 Which say, n is not near letate 8. And

there appeared in the cherubims houles : this city is the caldron, ad the form of a inans hand under their wings. the flesh.

9 And when I looked, behold, the four 4.1 Therefore prophesyagaint them, whcels by the cherubims, one wheel by one phely, O son of man. cherub, and another wheel by another che 5 And the Spirit of the LORD 128 rub: and the appearance of the wheels was me, and Gaid unto me, Speak; The as the colour of a beryl-ftone.

the LORD, Thus have ye Rid, oma 10 And as for their appearances, they four Ifrael: for i know the things that cor had one likeness, as it a wheel had been in to your mind every one of them. . the midst of a wheel.

6 Ye have multiplied your flain it !! Weu they went, they went upon their ty, and ye have filled the freets thered four fides; they turned not as they went, the Hain. but to the place whither the head looked Therefore thus faith the Lord Go, they followed it; they turned not as they nain, whom ye have laid in the mids werit.

they are the Aeth, and this city is the 12 And their whole body, and their backs, dron; but I will bring you forth out and their hands, and their wings, and the midit of it. wheels, roere full of eyes round about, even 8 Ye have feared the sword; and I will the wheels that they four had.

2 sword upon you, Luith the Lord Goe 13 As for the wheels, it was cricd unto 9 And I will bring you cut of the thein in my hearing, 0 wheel !

thercof, .md deliver you into the hai 14 And every one had four faces: the firft itrangers, and will execute julgincat face was the face of a cherub, and the fe- mong you. cond face was the face of a man, and the

10 Ye thall fall by the sword: I will LACC of an eagle. third the face of a lion, and the fourth the you in the border of Israel; and ye

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This cily shall not be your caldron, nei- see, and fee not; they bake ears to hear, and sthall yc be the leth in the midk thereof; hear not: for they are a rebellious house. flwill judge you in the border of Israel: 3. Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee

And ye hall know that I am the LORD: Atutt for removing, and remove by day in have not walked in my ftatutes, nei- their fight, and thou shalt remove from thy: executed my judgments, but have done place to another place in their fight: it may

the manners of the beathen that are be they will consider, though they be a re.. ind about you.

bellious house. And it came to pass, when I prophe 4 Then thalt thou bring forth thy ftuff by that Pelatiah the son of Benaiah, died; day in their fight, as fuff for

removing: and a fall I down upon my face, and cried thou thalt go forth at even in their tight, u h 2 loud voice, and said, Ah Lord God! they that go forth into captivity: I thou make a full end of the remuant of s Dig thou through the wall in their right,

and carry out thereby. 4 7 Again, the word of the LORD came 6 In their right shalt thou bear it upon the me, Laying,

houlders, and carry it forth in the twilight: Son of man, thy brethren, even thy bre- thou Malt cover thy face, that thou see not in the men of thy kindred, and all the the ground; for I have fet thee for a sign'un. de of Ifracl wholly, are they unto whom to the house of Ifrael. inhabitants of Jerufalem have said, Get 7 And I did fo as I was commanded : 1 in from the LORD; unto us is this land brought forth my fuff by day, as Auff for en in polledion.

captivity, and in the even I digged through Therefore say, 'Thus saith the Lord God, the wall with mine hand; I brought it forth baugh I have catt them far off among the in the twilight, and I barc it upon my shoulthen, and although I have scattered them der in their right. one the countries, yet will I be to them 8 5 And in the morning came the word of litse sanctuary in the countries wherć the LORD unco me, laying, y fall come.

9 Son of man, hath not the house of Israci, Therefore fay, Thus faith the Lord God, the rebellious house, said unto thee, What Weven gather you from the people, and doctt thou ? mule you out of the countries where ye 10 Say thouunto them, Thus faith the Lord te been scattered, and I will give you the God, this burden concernesh the prince in 14 lai.

Jerusalem, and all the house of Irael that 18 and they thall come thither, and they are among them.

take away all the detestable things 11 Say, I am your fign: like as I have done; Hoof, and all the abominations thereof, fo fhall it be done unto them; they shall re t thence.

inove, and go into captivity. 19 And I will give them one heart, and 12 And the prince that is among them thall I put a new, spirit within you: and I bear upon his Moulder in the twilight, and I take the ftony heart out of their field, shall go forth; they shall dig through the wall will give them an heart of fleth; to carry out thereby: he shall cover his face,

Toai they may walk in my itatutes, that he fee not the ground with his eyes. keep mine ordinances, and do them? 13 My net also will i {pread upon him, and they shall be my people, and I will be he thall be taken in my snare and I win God.

bring liim to Babylon, to the land of the Chal. But as for them whose heart walketh deans; yet shall he not see it, though he shall the heart of their detestable things and die there. Ar abominations, I will recompense their 14 And I will Scatter toward every wind y upon their own heads, faith the Lord all that are about him to help him, and all

his bands; and I will draw out the word af# Then did the cherubims lift up their ter them, op, and the wheels beside thein, and the 15 And they mall know that I am the LORD, of the God of Ifrael was over thein when I shall scatter them among

the nations, WC.

and disperse them in the countries. 3 And the glory of the LORD went tip 16 But I will leave a few men of them ta the midit of the city, and food upon from the sword, from the famine, and from mountain which is on the eaft lide of the peftilence, that they may declare all

thcir abominations among the heathen whi41 Afterwards the fpirit took me up, and then they come, and they shall know that I reput me in a vision by the Spirit of God in- am the LORD. Chaldea, to them of the captivity: so the 17. 1 Moreover, the word of the LORD camc an that 1 luad seen went up from me. to me, saying, Then I (pake unto

them of the captivi. 18 son of man, eat thy bread with quak. thç things that the LORD had thewed ing, and drink thy water with trembling

and with carefulnets; C H A P, XI.

19 And say unto the people of the land, Tap of Ezekiels removing, 8 perueth Thus faith the Lord God of the inliabitant: captivity of Zedekiah. 17 Ezekiels Irem- of Jerusalem, and of the land of Israel, They Szlarweth ihe jetus defolation.

Thall eat their bread with carefulnels, and Me word of the Lord allo caine unto drink their water with aftonishment, that me, saying,

her land may be defolate from all that is Son of man, thou dwelleft in the mid therein, because of the violcace of all these rebellious house, wluch have cyes to dut dwell thereia.

20 And the cities that are inhabited thall was no peace; and one built up a wah, 2014 be laid wafte, and the land shall be defolate ; lo, others daubed it with untempered ette and ye shall know that I am the LOED.

11 Say unto them whicla daub it sih u 21's and the word of the Lord came un- tempered mortar, that it fhai fall: de to me, saying,

shall be an overtowing tower; and y 22 Son of man, what is that proverb that great hailftones, thall fall; and a funny via ye have in the land of Israel, laying, 'The inall rend it. days are prolonged, and every vifion faileth? -12 Lo, when the wall is falleo, thall it!

23 Tell them, therefore, Thusfaith the Lord be said unto yon, Where is the daubing whet God, I will make this proverb to cease, and with ye have daubcd it? they shall no more use it as a proverh in if 13 "Therefore, thus faith the Lord Gas rael; but say unto them, The days are at I will even rend it with a ftormy wir hand, and the effect of every vítion. my fury; and there shall be an Orca

24 For there thall be no more any vain shower in mine anger, and great hajte vifion nor Aattering divination within the in my fury, to consumne i. house of Ifrael.

14 So Will I break down the sal that 25 For I am the LORD: I will speak, and have daubed with nntempercd sertar, the word that I thall speak ihall come to pass; bring it down to the ground. fo tha: it shall be no more prolonged for in your foundation thereof thall be discovered, at days, O rebellious house, will I say the word, it fhall fall, and ye thall be confumad and will perform it, saith the Lord GOD. the midit thereof; and ye thall know the

26 9 Again, The word of the LORD came I am tle LORD. to me, saying

15 Thus will I accomplish my wrathar 27 Son of man, behold, they of the house the wall, and upon them that have en of Israel fay, The vision that he seeth is for it with nntempered mortar i agd waar many

days to come, and he prophcfieth of the unto you, The wall is no more, neither there times that are far off.

that daubed it; 28 Therefore fay unto them, Thas faith 16 To soil, the prophets of lfrati, wla the Lord God, There mal none of my words prophesy concerning Jerusalem, and als be prolonged any more; but ihc word which fee vifions of peace for her, and tères I have spoken thall be done, iaith. the Lord peace, faith the Lord God. GOD.

17 Likewise, thou son of man, let the CHA P. XIII.

face against the danghters of thy people The reproof of lying prophets, 10 and their which prophesy out of their own heat; untempered mortar 11 of the propheteffes, prophely thou against them. and their pillotus.

18 And say, thus faith the Lord Gore Nd the word of the Lord canic unto A

to the worura that few pilows to al um me, saying,

holes, and makc kerchiets uper the 2 Son of man, prophesy againft the pro- every flature, to hant fouls! Will ye bust phets of Israel that prophely, and say thou fouls of my people, and will yo late the fol unto them that prophery out of their own alive that came unto you! hearts, Hear ye the word of the Lord:

19 And will ye pollute me among my por 3 Thus faith the Lord GOD, Woc unto the for landfuls of barley, and for páccesul me! foolith prophets, that follow their own fpi- to day she fouls that thould not ds, and rit, and have seen nothing!

save the souls alive that thouh pet av de 40 lfrael, thy prophets are like the foxes your lying to my people that bear gast le in the deserts.

20 Wherefore thus saith the Lord Gee, s Ye have not gone up into the gaps, nei hold, I am against your pillows, where ther made up the hedge for the house of 1f- ye there hunt the souls to make Lay rael, to ttand in the battle in the day of the will tear them from your ams, and is LORD.

let the fouls go, even the fouls that see 6 They have seen vanity and lying, divi- to make them Hy nation, laying, The LORD faith; and the 21 Your kerchiefs also will I tea, ad LORD hath not fent them: and they have liver my people out of your hand, and by made others to hope that they would confirm thall be no more in your hand to be butts the word.

arul ye fall know that I am the Loka 7 Have ye not seen a vain vision, and have 12 Because with lics pe tave sud ye not spoken a lying divination, whereas heart of the righteous and, whom I have me ye çay, The Lord faith it ; albeit I have not made fad; and trengthened the band #

8 Therefore thus faith the Lord God, Be- his wicked way, by promlfing him life caufe ye have fpoken vanity, and feen lies, 23 'Therefore ye ihall see no more fant). therefore, behold, I am againit you, saith the nor divine divinations: for I will della Lord Gop.

people out of your hand; and yt kan And inine hand thall be upon the pro- that I am the Lord. pliets that see vanity, and that divine lies:

CHAP. XIV. they shall not be in toe afsembly of my pco i God answerelh idolaters du ording te ple, neither thali they be written in the writ own heart. 12 Gads irreteerbie feed ing of the liouse of Israel, neither mall they 1: A remnant Mall be fazed. enter into the land of fracl; and ye than

T'lumo mes and lat before the

Uen came certain of the elden die know that I am the Lord God.

10 9 Because, even because they have re i And the word of the Load caine Auced my people, faying, Peace, and there me, Caying,

spoken!

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