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2Sea unto me: but pollute ye my holy and every heart Mall melt, and all hands me no more with your gifts, and with thall be seeble, and every spirit the faint, or idols.

and all knees tball be weak as water; behold, 40 For in mine holy mountain, in the it concth, and thall be brought to pals, faith ruantain of the height of Ifrael, saith the the Lord God. od God, there shall all the house of Ifrael, 8 9 Again, the word of the Lord came 1 of them in the land, fcrve me: there will onto me, saying, accept them, and there will I require your 9 Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus faith Ecrings, and the firft-fruits of your obla. the LORD ; Say, A sword, a sword is thaspen. on, with all your holy things.

ed, and also furbished: 1 I will accept you with your sweet fa. 10 It is fharpened to make a sore flaugliter ; , when I bring you out from the peopie, it is furbished that it may glitter : thould ue 70 gather you out of the countries wherein then make mirth? it contemneth the rod of have been scattered; and I will be fanati- my son as every tree; in sou before the heathen.

il And he hath given it to be furbithed, +1 And ye hall know thar I am the LORD, that it may be handled: this sword is sharp xhen I Mall bring you into the land of Israel, ened, and it is turbithed, to give it into the nito the country for the which I lifted up hand of the tlayer. nine and to give it to your fathers, 12 Cry and howl, son of man; for it shall

41 And there thall ye remember your be upon my people, it shall be upon all the Hays, and all your doings, wherein ye have princes of israe' į terrors, by reaton of the

can defiled, and ye thai loatbe yourselves iword, thall be upon my peoplc: finite 9 your own light, for all your evils tbat ye therefore upon thy thigh. Luve coinmittel

13 Because it is a trial, and what if the 44 And ye dhall know that I am the LORD, sword contemp even the rod ? it ihall be co alcat have wrought with you for my names Wore, faith the Lord God. "[19, not according to your wicked ways, 14 Tlut, therefore, son of an, prophesy,

or according to your corrupt doings, O'ye and smite thine hands together, and let the House of Irael, faith the Lord God. word be doubled the third time, the Ivor:

45 € Moreover, the word of the LORD of the sain: it is the Sword of the great arus nota me, saying,

men that are flain, which enrereth into their 46 Son of man, set thy face toward the privy chambers. forth, and drop thy word toward the fouth, 15 I have set the point of the sword ail pophesy againt the foreit of the fouth gainft all their gates, that their heart may

laint, and their ruins be multiplied: ah! 47 And Cay to the foreft of the south, Hear it is made brigut, it is wrapped up for the the word of the LORD, Thus faith the Lord Nanghter, Gon Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and 18 Go thee one way or other, either on

un devour every green tree in thee, and the right hand, or on the left, whither fuever every dry tree : the Raining fame shall not thy face if set. bequcnched, and all faces from the south to i7 I win allo fmite mine hands together, He worth fhad be burnt therein.

and I will cause my fury to reti : I the Lord 48 And all Berh thul see that I the LORD have said it. at kindled it: it shall not be quenched. 18 The word of the LORD cane unto

4 Then fajd 1, Ah Lord God! they say of morgain, saying, me, Doch he not speak parables?

19 Alfo, thou son of man, appoint the two CHAP. 'XXI.

ways, that the sword of the king of Babylon Ezekiel prophefieth againh Jerusalem. 8 The may come : both twain thall come forth out harp and bright sword

of onc land; and choose thou a place, choote Ahhe word of the LORD came unto it at the head of the way to the city

, may Son of man, set thy face toward Jerusa. come to Rabbath of the Ammonites, and to om, and drop thy word wward the holy Judah in Jerusalem the defenced. place, and prophesy againit the land

of 21 For the king of Babylon food at the

parting of the way, at the head of the two And say to the land of Israel, Thus faith ways, to use divination: he made his arrons

LORD, Echold, I am againut thee, and bright, he consulted with images, he fouked w draw furth my sword out of his sheath, in the liver. and will cut off from thec the righteous and 22 At his right hand was the divination

for Jerusalem, to appoint captains, to open Seting then that I will cat off from thee the mouth in the naughter, to lift up the the righteous and the wicked, therefore shall voice with thouting, to appoint balering fuurd go forth out of his theath agairtrams against the gates, to cait a mount, and a ich from the south to the north; to build a fort. That all Heth may know that I the LORD 23 And it thall be unto them as a false reve drawn forth my Tword out of his teath: divination in their right, to them that have

fworn oaths : but he will call to remembrance Eight therefore, thou son of man, with the iniquity, that they may be taken. en breaking of thy loins; and

with bitterness 24 Therefore thus faith the Lord God,

Because ye have made your iniqnity to be And it had be, when they say unto thee, remembered, in that your tranfgreflions are Iwer, for ikke ridings, bccaute it contin; dins une appcar: " becaule, jag, that 'se are

the wicked.

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come to remembrance, ye shall be taken lewdly defiled his daughter-inde with the hand.

another in the bath humbled bilar, 25.1 And thou profane wicked prince of lathers daughter. frael, whole day is come, when iniquity thall have an end;

12 In thee have they taken gifs

blood; thou hart taken uny 209 20 Thus faith the Lord God, Remove the and thou hast greedily gained of the diadem, and take off the crown; this shall boars by extortion, and haft forget not be the same: exalt him that is low, and faith the Lord GOD. abale him that is high.

13 1. Behold, therefore, I have 27 I will overturn, overturn, overturn its mine hand at thy dithoneti gain a and it shall be no more, until he come whofc haft made, and at thy blood which right it is, and I will give it him.

in the midit of thee. 28 1 And thou, son of man, prophefy, and 14 Can thine heart endure, or say, Thus faith the Lord God concerning the hands be trang, in the days that I Anunonites, and concerning their reproach; with thee? I the LORD have fpoken even fay thou, The sword, the sword is will do it. strawn: for the slaughter is hefurbithed, to 15 And I will scatter thee asica conlume because of the glittering,

then, and disperse thee in the ce 29 Whfles they fec vanity unto thee, whiles will confinne thy filthines ear of the they divine a iye unto thee, to bring thee 16. And thou thalt take thing is upon the necks of them that are Main, of the in thyself in the fight of tae heat wicked, whose day is come, when their ini- thou shalt know thatlam the Los quity shall have an end.

17 1 And the word of the LORD CHE 30 shall I cause it to return into his fheath? me, saying, I will judge thee in the place where thou 18 Son of man, the house or waft created, in the land of thy nativity, me become drofs: all they are bris, 20

31 And I will pour out mine indignation and iron, and lead, in the mila o opon thee; I will blow againft thee in the nace; they are ever the cross of fire of my wrath, and deliver thee into the 19 Therefore thus faith the Leon hand of brutish men, and kilful to deftroy. Because ye are all becone drats,

32 Thou shalt be for fuel to the fire; thy therefore, I will gather rou into the blood fhall be in the midst of the land; thou of Jerusalem. thalt be no more remembered : for I the 20 As they gather filver, and more LORD have spoken it.

Iron, and lead, and tin, in the

the furnace, to blow the Fre area 1 A catalogue of fins in Jerufalem, 17. God melt it; fo will I gather you a le qill burn

them as dross in his furnace. and in my fury, and I will leave yo M unto me, saying, Oreover, the word of the LORD came and melt you.

21 Yea, I will gather you, and 1 Now, thou son of man, wilt thou judge, you in the fire of my wrath, and a wilt thou judge the bloody city ? yea, thou melted in the midlt thereof, thalt thew her all her abominations.

22 As filver is melted in the murdd 3 Then say thou, thus faith the Lord God, furnace, fo fhall ye be melted at 'Tlie city theddeth blood in the midst of it, thereof; and ye shall know tha: 1151 that her time may come; and maketh idols have poured dat my fury upon you against herself to defile herself.

23. And the word of the LED 4 Thou art becoine guilty in thy blood to me, saying, that thou haft flied; and hat defiled' thyself 24 Son of man, fay unto her in thine idols which thou hast made; and the land that is not cleansed, nord thon hait canied thy days to draw near, and on in the day of indignation. art come even unto thy years: therefore

have 25 There is a confpiracy of her I made thee a reproach unte the heathen, in the midit thereof, like a razring and a mocking to all countries.

vening the prey: they have devowel s Those that be near, and those that he far they have taken the treature and proce Srom thee, thall mock thee, which art infa- things; they have made her many mous and much vexed.

in the midi chereof. 6 Behold, the princes of Ifrael, every one 26 Her priette bave violated on were in thee to their power to thed blood. fiave profaned mine holy things that

7 In thee have they fet light by father and put no difference between the boty mother: in the midst of thee have they dealt fane, neither have they thewed there by oppression with the ftranger : in thee have tween the unclean and the clean, ang they

vexed the fatherless and the widow, hid their eyes from my fabbaths, 8 Thou hart desired mine holy things and profaned among them. hat profaned my fabbaths.

27 Her princes in the midnt thered 9 In thee are incn thabcarry tales to shed wolves ravening the prey to the heat blood, and in thee they eat upon the moun- to destroy souls, to get dithonert gam tains; in the midst of thee they commit 28 And her prophets have de Tewdness;

with untempered moler ; feeing wants, 10 In thee have they discovered their fa- divining lyes unto them, Laying. There thers nakedness; in thée have they hambled the Lord God, when the Lost Fatb her that was let apart for pollution.

(poken. 11 And one hath committed abomination 29 The people of the land have med with his neighbours wife; and another hath preffion, and exercised robbery, w barce


ad for the children of lirtel his companions: even a great company voitti bucklers and des make another itick, and write upon it, thields, all of them handling fwords. Fr Joseph, the itiek of Ephraim, and for all 5 Perlia, Ethiopia, and Lily with them; honle of ltrael his companions:

all of them with fhield and helmet 1 And join them one to another into one 6 Gamer, and all his bands; the house of and they shall become one in thine Togarmah of the north quarters, and all his

bands; and many people with thee. & And when the children of thy people 7 Be theu prepared, and prepare for thyself, ad fpeal unto thee, saying, Wilt thou not thou, and all thy company that are affemblcd horus what thou meanéjt by these? unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.

19 Say unto them. Thus faith the Lord 8.1 After many days thou thalt be visited: BED, Behold, I will take the stick of Jofeph, in the latter years thou thalt come into the slin in the hand of Epliraim, and the land that is brought back from the sword, tribe of Ifrael his fellows, and will put thein and is gathered out of many people, against

6 hitr, com with the ftick of Judah, and the mountains of lfrael, which have been make them one ftick, and they shall be one always wante: but it is brought forth ont of cminc band.

the nations, and they thall dwell fafely all zo And the flicks :hereon thou writeft of them. La be in thine hand before their eyes. 9 Thou shalt ascend and come like a form

And lay unto them, 'Thus faith the Lord thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, Ger. Behold, I will take the children of if thon and all thy bands, and many people al from among the heathen, whither they with thee.

pone, and will gather them on every fide, 10 Thus faith the Lord God, it fhall also in bring them into their own land : come to pass, that at the fame time thall as Ana 1 will make them one

nation in things come into thy mind, and thou ihalt The land upon the mountains of Israel; and think an evil thought:

clag thall be king to them all. and they 11 And thou halt say, I will go up to the I be no tore two nations, neither shafi land of unwalled villages;

I will go to them the be divided into two kingdoms any more that are at rett, that dwell safely, all of them

dwelling without walls, and having neither 23 Neither all they defile themselves any

bars nor gates, more teith their idols, nor with their deteft. 12 To take a spoil, and to take a prey; in unga, nor with any of their transgref, to turn thine hand upon

the desolate places hom bait will save them out of all incir that are now inhabited, and upon the people

ing-places, wherein they have linned, that are gathered out of the nations, which En wil cleanfe them: o Thall they be my have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in people, and I will be their God.

the midit of the land. 4 And David my servant shall be king 13 Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants ona tem, and they all thall liave one shep- of 'Tarihifh, with all the young lions thereof, bent they shall afto walk in my judgments, thall say unto thee, Art thou come to take it alserve any fiatutes, and do them. a spoil : haft thou gathered thy company to

38 And they tall dwell in the land that I take a prey? to carry away Giver and gold, hegiven unto Jacob my servant, wherein to take away cattle and goods, to take a roer hathcts have dwelt: and they thall dwell great spoil?

edir, com tley and their children, and 14 T Therefore, son of man, prophesy and Bel caildrens children, for ever; and my say unto Gog, Thus faith the Lord Gon, In Indt David Jall be their prince for ever. that day wlien my people of Ifrael dwelieth

26 Moreover, I will make a covenant of safely, shalt thou not know it? pare with them; it shall be an everlasting 15 And thou Chalt come from thy place ont boghant with them: and I will place them, of the north parts, thou and many people memutiplyihem, and will fet my sanctuary with thee, all of them riding upon horses, e midit of the for evermore.

great company, and a mighty army: 21 sty Lahernacle also thall be with them; 16 And thou shalt come up against my peo

I will be their God, and they shall be ple of lfrael, as a cloud to cover the land, it people:

thall be in the latter days, and I will bring 15 And the beathen thall know that I the thee againtt my hand, that the heathen may

du Canaify Ifrael, when my fanctuary know me, when I thall be fandited in thee, all be in the midll of them for evermore. O Gog, before their eyes. CHA P. XXXVIII.

17. Thus faith the Lord Gon, Art thou he The army, and matice of Gog: 14 Gods of whom I have ipoken in old time by iny mest against him.

fervants the prophets of tirael, which proNa the word of the Lord came unto plefied

in those days many years, that i woald me, Gving,

bring thee against them? non of muar, set thy face against Gog, 18. And it ihall come to pass at the saint tind of Magog, the chief prince of Me- time, when Gug thall come againti the land A Tuba, and prophely againt him, of lsrael, fauth

the Lord God, that my fury lay. Thus faith the Lord God, Bc. thall come up in my face.

against thee, O Gog, the chief 19 For in my jealouty, and in the fire of of Methceh and Tubal:

my wrath, have I spoken, Surely in that day And I will turn thee back, and put looks there shall be a great shaking in the land of

Jews, and I will bring thee forth, Ifrael :

thinc army, horses and horfemen, 20 So that the fifhes of the fea, and the a theus clothed with all sorts of armour, fowls of the heaven, and the beatis of the

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