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told me, and made me know the interpreta might stand before him, neither res fire tion of the things.

any that could deliver out of his hand ; but he 17 Thcfe great heats, which are four, are did according to his will, and becaire great. four kings, which thall arise out of the earth. 5 And as I was confidering, behold. an ho

18 But theraints of the most High alltake goat came from the weft, on the face of the the kingdom, and possess the kingdom for whole earth, and touched not the ground: ever, even forever and ever.

and the goat had a notable frorn betwees 19 Then I would know the truth of the his eyes. fourth beart, which was diverse from all the 6 And he came to the rain that had tree others, exceeding dreadful,

whole teeth were horns, which I had scen flanding before the of iron, and his nails of brals; which devour- river, and ran unto him in the fury of his cd, brake in pieces, and itamped the residue .power. with his fcet;

7 And I saw him come close trito the 20 And of the ten horns that were in his ram, and he was moved with choler again head, and of the other which came up, and him, and smote the ram, and brake hist** ncfore wh three fell ; eren of that horn horns; and there was no power in the ram that had cyes, and a mouth that spake very to Hand before him, but he cast him down pret things, whose look was more float to the ground, and itamped upon hån: and chan his fellows.


was none that could deliver the rem 21 I beheld, and the same horn made war out of his hand. with the faints, and prevailed against them, 8 Therefore the he-goat waxed very great:

22 Until the Ancient of days came, and and when he was strong the great hora was jurlament was given to the faints of the mott broken; and for it came up four notable High; and the time came that the fints por ones, toward the four winds of heaven. seised the kingdom.

And out of one of them came forti a :3 l'hus he said, The fourth bealt thall be little born, which waxed exceeding fet, the fourth kingdom upon earth, which thall toward the south, and toward the eat, and be diverfe from all kingdoms and shall devour toward the pleafant land. the whole earth, and thali tread it down, 10 And it waxed great, even to the bad and break it in pieces.

of licaven; and it cat down fome of the 24 And the ten horns out of this kingdom hot and of the stars to the ground, np ten kings that thall arise: and another stamped upon them. Thall risc after them; and he shall be diverse ni'Yea, he magnified himfely even te the train the first and he thail subdue three kings. prince of the host, and by hin the daily a

25 And he in all speak great words againft crifice was taken away, and the place the mott High, and'shall wear out the faints landuary was cast down. . of the molt High, and think to change times 12 And an hof was given in agziah the and 'aws: and they thall be given into his daily sacrifice hy reason of tranfgretion, and hand!, until a time and times and the divid. it caít down the truth to the ground; and it ng of time.

practifed, and prospered. 20 But the judgment thall fit, and they 134 Then I'heard one faint fpeaking, and th?!) take away liis dominion, to confumé another faint said unto that certain feil inal to destroy it unto the end.

which spake, How long shall be the Too And the kingdom and domicion, and concerning the daily facrifice, and the trans he greatness of the kingdom under the greffion of defolation, to give both the face bule beten, mhall be given to the people fuary and the host to be trodden under foot! of the saints of the molt High, whose king 14 And he said unto me, Unto two thou. de is an everlatiing kingdon, and all do- Land and three hundred days; thea fuai nitions thall serve and obey him.

the sanctuary be cleaníed. 23 Hitherto to the end of the matter. As 15 And it came to pass, when I, eu Por 116 Dunici, my cogitations much trou I Daniel, had seen the vif.on, and food bled me, and my countenance changed in for the ineaning, then, behold, there for mc: but I kept the matter in my heart. before me as the appearance of a man. C H A P. VIII.

16 And I heard a mans yoice betweet the Daniels vision of the ram and he-gnat, banks a Ulai, which called and faid, Gabriela 13. The two thousand three hundred days make this man to undertand the vifica. of lacritice

17 so he came utar where I itood ; and Ń the third year of the reign of king Hel- when he came I was afraid, and chips inin inc Daniel, after that which appeared Olon of mani for at the time of the end to that the tirit.

Jhall be the vicon. 2 And i daw in a vision ; (and it came to 18 Now, as lie was speaking with me, in Bar, when I lawg that I ?us at Shushan in in a decp sleep on my face toward the ground: the palace, which is in the province of E- but he touched me, and let me uprigbt. Juni and I lwin a vition, and I was by 19 And he said, Behold, I will make thet the river of l'i.

know what shall be in the lait end of the 3 Then I listed up mine eyes, and faw, indignation : for at the time appolata de and behold, there food before the river å end in all be. tani ninich bad two hons and the twn horns 20 'The ram which thon fawesthariigi there high ; but one seas higher than the horns are the kings of Mcdia aod Perra. other, and the hiplier came up ift.

21 And the rough goat # the king of Grp 4 I saw the rain puihing wellward, and cia : and the great horn dat is betere ba Toward, and southward; so that no beaits eyes is the full king,

I he

22 Now, that being broken, whereas four 11 Yea, ab Ifrael have transgressed thy dap for it, four kingdoms fhall ftand law, even by departing, that they might out of the nation, but not in his power. not obey thy'voice; therefore the curse is 2 3 And in the latter time of their king. ponred upon us, and the oath that is writm, when the tranfgreffors are come to the ten in the law of Moses the servant of God, 17, a king of fierce conntenance, and un- because we have finned against him. rilanding dark sentences, fhall ftand up. 12 And he hath confirmed his words, 14 And his power thall be mighry, but which he fpake againfl us, and againft our po by his own power: and he thall de judges that judged us, by bringing upon us 17 wonderfully, and thall prosper, and a great evil: for under the whole heaven o'tise,

and thall destroy the mighty and hath not been done as hath been donc upon holy people.

Jerusalem, : ; And through his policy allo he shall 13 As it is writton in the law of Moses, ole craft to prosper in his hand; and he all this e: il is come upon us : yet made we

magnify kindelf in his heart, and by not our prayer before the Lord our God, ie that citroy many: he Mall allo. that we might turn from our iniquities, aná

d up against the Prince of priuces ; but underttand thy truth. wadi ne broken without hand.

14 Therefore hath the LORD watchcà ac And the vision of the evening and the upon the evil, and brought it upon us ; for ring which was told is true : wherefore the LORD our God is righteous in all his

thou up the vision ; for it shall be for works which he doeth: for we obeyed not Ey da s.

his voice. And I Daniel fainted, and was fick cer. 15 And now, O Lord our God, that hart days: afterward I rose up, and did the brought thy people forth out of the land of baineis; and I was attonithed at the Egypt with a mighty hand, and kait gotten »), but none understood it.

thee renown as at this day; we have tinned, CHAP. IX.

we have done wickedly. Dare! confeffith his fins, 16 prayeth for the 16 T O Lord, according to all thy righsa nation of Jerufalem : 20 Galriel inforin- teousnels, I beseech thee, let thine anger in of the seventy Tweeks, &c.

and thy fary be turned away from thy ciw the art year of Darius, the len of A. ty Jerusalem, thy holy mountain : because Theres, of the feed of the Medes, which for our fins, and for the iniquities of our pinde king over the realm of the Chal- fathers, Jenisalem and thy people are become

a reproach to all that are about us. Eki the first year of his reign, I Daniel 17 Now, therefore, our God, hear the

stood by books the number of the prayer of thy fervant, and his fupplications, rs, whereof the word of the LORD camc and cause thy face to shine upon thy fanctu. cremiah the prophet, that he would ac. ary that is defolate, for the Lords fake. ilith feventy years in the defolations of 18 O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; Laleun.

open thine eyes, and behold our defolations, 1 And I set my face unto the Lord God, and the city which is called by thy name : for ied by prayer and fupplications, with we do not present our fupplications before ng, add lackcloth, and ashes:

thee for our rightcousnelles, but for thy great And I prayed unto the LORD my God, mercies. parle may confeßion, and said, O Lord, 19 O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O

at and dreadful God, keeping the co- Lord, hearken, and do; defer not, for thing

ard mercy to thun that love hini, own sake, O my God : for thy city and thy to theo that kecp his commandments people are called by thy name. We have tinned, and have committed 20 And whiles I was fpeaking, and pray. 109, and have done wickedly, and have ing, and confefling my fin, and the fin of led, sven by departing from thy pre- any people Ifrael, and presenting my iupand from thy judgments:

plication before the Lord my God for the writher have we hcarkened unto thy holy in ountain of my God;

o the prophets, which fpake in thy 21 Yea, while I qvas speaking in prayer,

Door kings, our princes, and our cven the man Gavriel, whom I had en in - Tard to all the people of the land. the vision at the beginning, bcing caused to O Lord, riglitecufneis belmooth unto fly swiftly, touched me about the time of

bir as confusion of faces, as at the evening oblation. Cay: to the men of Judah, and to the 22 And he informed me, and talked with

art of Jerusalem, and unto all lfrael; me, and said, o Danic, I am now come forth

e vicar, and bhat are far ofl, through to give thee skill and underlanding "cointrics whither thou halt driven 23 At the beginning of tiny tuplicationis

belautc of their trelpais that they the commandment came furth, and I am reipafied against thee.

come to thew thee; for thou art greaily Lord, to s nylong the confusion of face, beloved : therefore underiland the matters

kings, to our princes, and to our fa- and consider the vision. -- vor zult we have finned against thec. 24 Sevency weeks are determined upon The Lord our God bilang mercies thy people, and won thy diety city, ic fi: Live: elics, though we have rebelled in the tranigreffion, and to make an end

of fins, and to make reconciliation for ini. ... have we nheyed the voice of the quity, and to bring in everlasting rignite . ut God, to wak isil is iaws, which he botneis, and to seal in the vision and pro

Te us by fojs fcrvants the prophets. phecy, and co anoint thc ur oft Huly.

of man, e

25 Know, therefore, and understand, Ikat set thine heart to underfland, and to duse from the geing forth of the commandinent thyself before thy God, tbę words wer to rexore and to build Jerusalem, unto the heard, and I am come for thy words Mefliah the Prince hall be feven wecks, and 13 But the prince of the kingdom o poi threescore and two weeks: the treet shall be fia with tood me one and twenty days: ts! built again, and the wall, even in troublous 1o, Michael, one of the chief princes, con times. 26 And after thrcescore and two wecks kings of Pertia.

to help me, and I remained there with sh Tall Mefliah be cut of, but not for himself: 14 Now I am come to make the under and the people of the prince that shall come fand wliat ihall befall thy people in the bat thall destroy the city, and the sanctuary; and ter days: for yet the vision is for many a the end thereof Jhall be with a food, and un 15 And when he had spoken fuch vad to the end of the war defolations are deter- unto me, 1 fet my face toward the grand mined.

and I becaine dumb. 27 And he shall confirm the covenant with 16 And, behold, one like the fimilitude

, a many for one week; and in the midit of the the sons of men couched my lips: tho week he hall cause the sacrifice and the obla: opened my mouth, and spaše, od fadura tion to cease, and for the overspreading of to him that ttood before ine, 0 ny ku abominations he shall make it dciolate, even the vision my forrows are turned eac until the consummation, and that deter. and I have retained no itrength. mined shall be poured upon the desolate. 17 For how can the servant of that CHAP. X.

lord talk with this my lord! fa, fere 5 Daniel, having humbled himsey, Jeeth o itraightway chere remained Do Arcare:

vijon : to being troubled with fear, he i me, neither is there breath left in me coinforted by the angel.

18 Then there came again and boutor, thing was revealed 'unto Daniel, whose he tirengthened me, name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing 19 And faid, O man greatly belored, was true, but the time appointed was long not ; peace

be unto thee, be tirong, iai, and he underltood the thing, and had underItrong. And, when he had spoken GO standing of the vision.

I was tirengthened, and faid, Let my la 2 In those days I Daniel was mourning thrce speak; for thou haft frengthenca Dk full weeks.

20 Then said he, Knowcil thou whareke 3 I ate no plcafant bread, neither came I come unto thee! and now will rean heih nor wine in my mouth, neither did I fight with the prince of Persia: and anoint myself at all,' till three whole weeks I am gone forih, io, the prince G were fulfilled.

thall come. 4 And in the four and twentieth day of the 21 But I will show thee that which first month, as I was by the fide of the great ted in the scriptore of truth and A river, which is Hiddekel;

none that holdeth with in their tt 5 Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, but Michael your prince, and, behold, a certain man clothed in linen,

c H A P. XI. whose loins were girded with tine gold of i The overthrow of Perfia by te esos Uphaz:

cia. $ Kings of ike seria and Asst. 6 His body also was like the beryl, and invasion and tyranny aj tie Raran. his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and in arms and Awed in the firtt year - Dario his feet like in colour to polished brass, and ftrengthen him. the voice of his words like the voice of a ? And now will I thew thee the multitude.

Behold, there thall stand up recher ke 7 And I Daniel alone saw the vision : for in Pertia ; and the fourth thad be to the men that were with me saw not the than they all: and by his firength the vii on, but a great quaking fell upon them, his riches he hall dir up alagad fo that they fed to hide themselves.

realm of Grecia. $ Therefore I was left alone, and saw 3. And a mighty king mat tand , this great vition, and there remained no thall rule with great dominion, and ftrength in me: for my comeliness was cording to his will. turned in me into corruption, and I retained 4 And when he fhallitand up, bis si no trength

mall be broken, and shall be disaded Yer heard I the voice of his words: and the four winds of heaven: and not to when I heard the voice of his words, then iteríty, nor according to his doming was I in a decp fleep on my face and my he ruled : for his kingdom fra de face toward the ground.

up, even for others behdes thake. 10 I And, behold, an hand touched me, Ś And the king of the fouth in which fet me upon my knees and upon the fronz, and one of his prir.ces, 2018 paling of my hands:

be arong above him, and have toer 11 And he said unito ine, o Daniel, a man his dominion shall be a great darināde greatly beloved, understand the words that i 6 And in the end of years they ipek into thee, and it and upright: for unto themselves together; for the Linge thee, an I now fent. And, when he had spo- of the feuth thall come to the kind ken this word unto me, I food trembling. north to make an agreeinent: text

12 Then laid be unto me, Fear not, Da- not retain the power of the arm nich: for from the tastt day that thou didft ihall be fiand, por his arm: but the

miven up, and they that brought her, and he shall be broken; yea, also the prince of the

that begat her, and be that ttrengthened her covenant. in these times.

23 And after the league made with him he 7 But out of a branch of her roots shall one fhall work deceitfully: for he thall come up, land up in his etate, which shall come with and shall become trong with a small people. an army, and shall enter into the fortress of 24 He shall enter peaccably even upon

the the king of the north, and thall deal againit fatteft places of the province; and he thall them, and thall prevail;

do that which his fathers have not done, nor 8 And shall also carry captives into Egypt his fathers fathers; he shall scatter among their gods, with their princes, and with their them the prey, and spoil, and riches : ye and precious veilels of filver and of gold; and he he fall forecátt his devicesagaint thé trong thall continue more years than the king of the holds, even for a time. north.

25 And he hall tir up his power and his 9 So the king of the fouth thall come into courage againft the king of the foieb with Wir kingdom, and shall return into his own a great army; and the king of the fouth thall land.

be tirred up to battle with a very great and TO Bgt his sons shall be ftirred up, and shall mighty army; but he thall not hand: for a emble a multitnde of great forces: and they thall forecatt devices againft him. reze ibail certainly come, and overflow, and 26 Yea, they that seed of the portion of his pass

through; then that he return, and be meat fhall destroy him, and his army thall be stirred up, even to his fortress.

overflow, and many fhall fall down (ain. 11 And the king of the south shall be moved 27 And both these kings hearts thall be to with choles, and thall come forth and fight do mischief, and they thall speak lies at one with him, even with the king of the north: table; but it shall not prosper: for yet the

# he thall set forth a great inultitude ; but end shall be at the time appointed.. * multitude frall be given into his band.

28 Then that he return into his

and with 12 And when he hath taken away the great riches; and his heart shall be againft nuititude, his heart thall be lifted up'; and the holy covenant; and he thall do exploits, e thall cant down many ten thousands : but and return to his own land. thall not be ftrengthened by it.

29 At the time appointed he shall return, 13 For the king of the north fhall return, and come toward the south : but it thall not na thall set forth a multitude greater than be as the former, or as the latter. c former, and thall certainly com. after

30 For the ships of Chittim shall come rtain years with a great army, and with againit him; therefore he fall be grieve; 4.tseb riches.

and return, and have indignation again't 14 And in those times there thall many the holy covenant : fo fhall he do; he thall ind op against the king of the south: also the cven return, and have intelligence with asters of thy people inall exalt themselves them that forsake the holy covenant, Kablish the vision, but they thall fall. 31 And arms thall Itand on his part, and 15 So the king of the north ihall come,and they shall pollute the fan&uary of ftrength, stop a monnt, and take the most fenced ci- and thall take away the daily sacrifice, and

#; and thcarms of the fouth shall not with they shall place the abomination that mak. and, neither his chosen people, neither

shall eth defolate. Ireke any irength to withstand.

32 And such as do wickedly againit the 15 Bat be that cometh againit him Mall do covenant shall he corrupt by flatteries : but ding to his own will, and none thall the people that do know their God thall be d before him; and he thall fand in the Itrong, and do exploils. - ous land, which by his hand shall be 33 And they that underttand among the med.

people tball inftrud many yet they shall He fhall also set his face to enter with fall by the sword, and by flame, by captitrength of his whole kingdom, and up- vity, and by spoil, many days,

ones with him ; thus thall be do: and 34 Now when they ihall fall they shall be all give him the daughter of women, holpen with a little hclp: but many thall upting, her, but the thall not land on cleave to them with Hartcries.

35 And some of them of understanding After this fall he turn his face unto thall fall, to try them, and to purge, and to iles, and shall take many : but a prince make them white, even to the time of the 18 own behalf thall cause the reproach end

: be ause it is yet for a time appointed. cu by him to cease: without his own 36 1 And the king thall do according to sach he shall cause it to turn upon him. his will, and he thali exalt himself, and Then he Mall turn his face toward the magpify himself above every god, and thall

his own land: but he thall tłumble, speak marvellous things again't the God of Jl, and not be found.

gods, and thall profper till the indignation then knall stand apir, his eflate a raiser be accomplithed: for that that is determini

in the glory of the kingdom: but ned thall be done. 1 Erw days he ball be deitroyed, nei. 37 Neither thall he regard the God of his nanger nor in battle.

fathers, nor the desire of wenie), rur re. And in his citate thall fiand up a vile per- gard any god: for he shall magnify him feli #horn they thall not give the monour above all. * kingdom : but he thall come in scacc 38 But in his eftate fall he honour the God 9d obtain the kingdom by flatteries. of Trucs; and a god whom his fathers knew And with the arms of a food thall not ihall he honour with gold, and silver, and be overflowu from before him, and with prucious ftones, and plealan; things.

3 Thus shall he do in the most Atrong life, and some to frame and everlafting con holds with a Itranige god, whom he thall tempt. acknowledge and increale with glory: and 3 And they that be wise ihal) fine as c ke thall caute them to rule over many, and brightnets of the firmament; and der that thall divide the land for gain,

turn many to righteousness as the fars for 40 And at the time of the end shall the ever and ever. king of the south push at him : and the king 4 But thou, o Daniel, fhut up the word, of the north thall come against him like å and seal the book, even to the time the whirlwind, with chariots, and with horse. end: many shall run to and fro, and ktor men, and with many thips, and he thall ledge shall be increaled. enter into the countries, and thall overflow 599 Then I Daniel looked, and, bebold. and pass over.

there stood other two, the one on this in 41 He thall enter alfo into the glorious of the bank of the river, and the other on land, and many countries thall be over that fide of the bank of the river. throwo : but these ihall escape out of his And one said to the man dothod in lixes, hand, even Edom, and Moab, and the chief which was upon the waters of the river,How of the children of Ammon.

long shall it be to the end of these wonden! 4: He hall stretch forth his hand also upon 7 And I heard the man clothed in barch the countries; and the land of Egypt thall which was upon the waters of the stres not escape.

when he held up his right hand and a fet 43 But he shall have power over the trea- hand unto heaven, and tware by her side fures of gold and of silver, and over all the liveth for ever, that it shall be for a time precious things of Egypt and the Libyans times, and an half, and when he ital lan and the Ethiopians fall be at his fteps. accomplifhed to scatter the power of tbc

44 But tidings cut of the east and out of ly people, all these thing. ball be frihet. the north thall trouble him : therefore he 8 And I heard, but I underxood cot: that shall go torth with great fury to dettroy, said I, O my Lord, what shall be the end and utterly to make away inany;

these things 45 And lie ihal) plant the tabernacles of 9 And he said, Go thy way, Tanjel; A nis palaces between the seas in the glorious the words are closed up and sealed rü de holy mountain : yet he thall come to luis end, time of the end. and none (hall help niin.

10 Many thall be purified, and made #bice, CAP. XII.

and tried; but the wicked thall do wicked Jichael shal! deliz'er Ifrael from their trou- ly: and none of the wicked shaluncurand:

s. 5 Daniel is informed of the times. but the wife fball understand. A the great princesa adical andeth not fice thall ne taken away, and there the children of thy people; and there thall that maketh defolate set up, IATE AUX be a time of crouble, such as never was since thousand two hundred and ninety days there was a nation, men to that iame timc: 12 Blelled is he that walteth, and com and at that time thy people shall be deliver to the thousand thrce bundred and fire and ed, every cne thai thail vi found written in thirty days. the book.

13 But' go thou thy way till the end bes 2 And many of them that sleep in the dust for thou shalt reit, and itand in thy it al of the earth thall awake, lome to everlaiting the end of the days.


house of Jehu, and will cause to cease the Hafea, o show Gods judgment for spiritual kingdom of the house of Uracl. wlaredom, raketh Gonier. 4 asid hath by her 5 And it thall come to pals at that day, Fezreel, 6 Lu-rumenah,, § and Lo-ammi. that I will break the bow of Iraci tatt 10 The restoratin e Judah and Israel, valley of Jezrecl.

THE word of the LORD that came 6 And the conceived again, and #

us to Hofea thc fon of Beeri, in the daughter. And God caid unto him, Culin days of Uzziali, Jotliam, haz, and name Lo Tuhamalı: for I will no TRICITE TO.

Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in mercy upon the house of lirael: ben! the days of Jeroboam the fou of Jodih, king utterly take them away. of Ifrae!

7 But I will have inercy upon the 2 The beginning of the word of the LORD of Judalt, and will dave them by the by Holia. And the l.omn laid to Holea, Go, their God, and wul not save then drp L rake unto thee a wife of whoredoms, and nor by fword, nor by hardc, by to children of whioredoms: for the land hath by bortemen. committed great whoredom, departing from '8 Now, when she had wabu L the LORO

mah, thc conceived and Duft a fin. so he went and took Gomer the daugh 9 Then said God, Callis name ha ter of Diblainn; which conceived, ard bare for ye are not my people, and I *. hit a fo!.

your Gu 4 And the LORD iaid unto him, Cal his 10 Yer the number of the dal mume Jezreel, for yet a little qulile, and I Tirac! l! 'se as the fund of th. lea, who

1 aveuge the blood of jezreel upon the cannot be measured or numbued :

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