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Hold thy peace at the presence of the naan, the land of the Philistines, I will $ Gop; for the day of the LORD is at even deftroy thee, that there shall be no

for the LORD bath prepared a facri- inhabitant. be hatu bid his gucits.

6 And the sea-coaft shall be dwellings and And it shall come to pass in the day of cottages for shepherds, and folds for flocks, LORDfacritice, that

7 And the coatt thall be for the remnant ices, and the kings children, and all such of the boule of Judah, they thaM feed thereire clothed with trange apparel. upon : in the houses of Ashkelon Mall they

to the same day also will l punish all lie down in the evening ; for the LORD their is that leap on the threshold, which fill God thall visit them, and turn away their

matter houses with violence and deceit. captivity. And it fball come to pass in that day, 81 O have heard the reproach of Moab, the LOXD, that there shall be the noué and the revilings of the children of Amcry from the tith-gate, and an howling mon, whereby they have reproached my n the second, and a great crathing from people, and magnífied themjelves againft

their border. I Howl, ye inhabitants of Makteth, for 9 'Therefore as I live faith the LORD of be merchant-people are cut down; all hotts, the God of Israel, surely Moab thall y that bcar filser are cut off.

be as sodom, and the children of Ammon And it thall come to pass at that time, as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, I vin search Jerufalem with candles, and salt-pits, and a perpetual defolation: punith the men skat are settled on their the residue of my people thall Spoil them,

that fay in their heart, The LORD will and the remnant of my people thall possess do good, neither will he do evil. them. Therefore their goods shall become a 10 This thall they have for their pride, be

and their houics a desolation : they caufe they have reproached and magnified allo bnud houses, but not inhabit them; themselves againtt the people of the LORD of tracy thall plant vineyards, but not drink hoits. wine thereof.

11 The LORD will be terrible unto them: # The ggeat day of the LORD is near, it for he will

famith all the Gods of the earth; bar, and hatteth greatly, even the voice and nen thail worship him, every one from the day of the LORD: the mighty man his place, even all the ides of the heathen. 1 oy there bitterly.

12 ( Ye Ethiopians also, ye shall be lain $ That day, w a day of wrath, a day of by my sword. uble and distress, a day of waiteness and 13 And he will ftretch out his hand a.. dlation, a day of darkness and gloom gainit the north, and destroy Allyria, and s day of clouds and thick darkness. will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry 6 A day of the trunpet and alarm a- like a wilderness. at the fenced cities, and against the 14 And fiocks thall lie down in the midit towa

of her, all the beatts of the nations: both And I will bring, dittress upon mcn, the cormorant and the bittern fhall lodge & they hall walk like blind men, bc- in the upper lintels of it, their voice that ile they have linned against the LORD: ting in the windows; desolation shall be in their blood thall be poured out as duit, the thresholds: for he thall uncover the cea their tefh as the dung.

dar-work. (8 Netther their filver nor their gold thall Is This is the rejoicing city that dwelt able to deliver them in the day of the carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and SATS wrath ; but the whole land 'Ihall be there is none' belides me: how is the bevured by the fire of his jealousy: for come a desolation, a place for beatts to lis Mall make even a speedy riddance of all down in; every one that patseth by her shall en that dwell in the land.

hiss, and wag his hand. CHA P. II.

СНАР. І. An exhortation to repentance. 4 The judg. 1A sharp reproof of. Jerufalem for divers heat of the Philistines. 8 of Moab and fins. 8° An exhortation to wait for the re

12 of Ethiopia, 13 and Assyria. Roration of Urael, 14 and to rejuice for Ather yourselves together, yea, cather

Their salvation by God.
I together, O nation not delired.
Before the decree bring forth before the

We the bopprehraingis ilthy and polluted, país as the chatf, before the fierce anger 2. She obeyed not the voice ; fhe received the LORD come upon you, before the day not correction; the trufted not in the LORD ; the LORD anger come upon you.

[hc drew at near to her God, 3 Scek ye the LORD, all ye mcek of the 3 Her princes within her are roaring lions; ith, which have wrought' his judgment; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw aknghteousness, seek meckners. it may not the bones till the morrow. #ye thall be luid in the day of the LORD 4 Her prophets are light and treacherous wer.

persons : her prieits lavi polluted the fanc43 For Gaza fhall be forsaken, and Afh- tuary, they have done violence to the law, cinst a desolation: they thall drive out Ath- 5 The jutt LORD is in the indtt thercof; of at the noon day, and Ekron thall be he will not do iniquity : erary morning doth

he bring his judannt to light, he faileib Woc unto the inhabitants of the sca- not; but the unsuit knoweth'ne ihame. sata, the nation of the Cherethites !. the 6 I have cut of the nations: their towCT3 ord of the LORD W againt you: 0 Cao arc defolate; I made their trcots watte, thi

none pafreth by: their cities are destroyed, 13 The remnant of ffracl iz pse to that there is no man, that there is none quity, nor speak lies neither than

ceitful tongue be found in their mest 7.) faid, Surely thou wilt fear me, thou they shall reed and lic down, and son wilt receive instruction ; fo their dwelling make them afraid. should not be cut off, howsoever I punithed 14. Sing, o daugiter of Zion; them: but they rose early, and corrupted Ifrael; be glad and rejoice with all the all their doings.

daughter of Jeruialem. 81 Therefore wait yc upon me, faith 15 TheLord hath taken awaythrito the LORD, until the day that I rise up to he hath Call out chine enemy theo the prey; for my determination is to ga. Irael, even the LORD is in the sea ther the nations, that I may assemble the thee: thou shalt not fce evil any man kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indig. 16 In that day it thall be said to nation, even all my tierce anger: for all the lem, Fear thou not; end te Zios, la carth shall be devoured with the fire of my thine hands be sack. jealousy.

17 The LORD thy God in the 9 For then will I turn to the people a pure thee is mighty, he will sure, we wa language, that they may all call upon the over thee with joy; he will rent in die name of the LORD, to serve him with one be will joy over thee with singing, confcnt.

18 I will gather them that wil 10 Fron beyond the rivers of Ethiopia my for the folemn alemtsiy xoa 24 suppliants, iter the daughter of my difper 19 thom the reproach of it we ate fed, ihall bring mine offering.

19 Behold, at that time I will trade 1 In that day thalt thou not be ashamed afflict thee, and I will save her that for all thy doings, wherein thou haft tranf- and gather her that was drives a greled against me for then I will take will get theki praise and fathe in a away out of the midst of the them that re- where they have been put te ihane joice in thy pride: and thou fhalt no more 20 At that time will I bring you be haughty because of my holy mountain. in the tinc that I gather you: tered

12 1" will allo leave in the midtt of thee you a name and a praife among a an afflicted and poor people, and they thall the earth, when I turn back you trust in the name of the LORD.

bclore your cyes, faith the LOIS.

HAGGA I.
CHAP. I.

10 Therefore the bearen area 1 Haggai, reproving the people's negligene, ed from dew, and the earth ta en

7 inciteth them in build the house, 12 and her fruit. premiseth Gods affifiance therein.

11 And I called for a drought me N the second year of Darius the king, in and upon the mountains, and we the fixth month, in the tirtt day at the and upon the new wine, and . month, came the word of the LORD by and upon that which the gn

Haggai the propliet unto Zetubbabel the forth, and upon men, and upos son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to upon all the labour of the bande Jothua the son of Josedech, the high priett, tiel, and Joshua the foo of Joledad, s Jaying,

2 Thus speaketh the LORD of hofts, fay. priert, with all the remnant al ing, This people fay, The time is not come, obeyed the voice

of the LORD the au more time that the Lords honife should be there were online the periode

3 'Then came the word of the Lord by ple did fear before the LORO. Haggai the prophct, faying,

13 Then fjake Haggai, the La 4. Is it time for you, o ye, to dwell in ger, in the LORD mellage unto ir your cieled houses, and this house lie watte! Taying, I am with you, laitė the Los

$ Now, therefore, thus faith the LORD of 14 | And the LORD itirred up the hetta, Consider your ways.

Zeruti bel the son of Shealtiel, pa 6 Ye have fown much, and bring in Judah, and the fpirit of Joftra little ; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye Josedech, the Ligh prieit, and these drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye the remnant of the pooplc; and ciothe you, but there is none warm; and and did work to the houe of the ne that carncth sages, earneth wages to put hotts their Gud, # into a bag with holes.

Is In thcfour and twentieti daya 7 T Thus faith the LORD of hofts, Consider month, in the sccond year of Danu V way.

C H Ả P . 8 Go up to the mountain and bring wood, He encouragrik the man and buildihe house; and I will ake pleasure promise of greater un to be a in it, and I will be glorified, faith the Lord. ple that ww in lle fyt. 10 =

Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to that their jou kindered the wi. little; and when ye brouht it home I did gramije to Zirattatal. Ov: ponit. Why? faith the LORD of 10115. ticth day of the month, Catru

TN the ferenth munta, in the one Because of mine house that is waste, and ye 1110 every man unto his own house.

the LORD by the prople! Haggai, fs

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Speak new to Zerubbabel the son of 14. Then answered Haggai, and said, 80 nid, governor of Judah, and to Jothua is this people, and so is this nation before on of Jofedech, the high prieit, and to me, faith the LORD ; and so is every work chidne of the people, faying,

of their hands; and that which they offer Who i lett among you that faw this there is unclean.

in her first glory? and how do ye fee 15 And now, I pray you, consider from *w is it not in your eyes in comparison this day and upward, from before a tone a gothing?

was laid upon a tone in the temple of the Yet now be strong, 0 Zerubbabel, lasth

LORD; LORD; and be itrong, Joshua son of 16 since those days were, when one came icch, the high priett; and be ttrong, all to an heap of twenty measures, there were people of the land, faith the LORD, and but ten : when one came to the press-fat, for for I am with you, faith the LORD to draw out fifty vessels out of the press,

there were but twenty: cording to the word that I covenanted 17 ! (note you with blasting, and with you when ye came out of Egypt, so my mildew, and with hail, in all the labours of e remaincth among you , fear yc not. your hands; yet ye furned not to me, faith For thus faith the LORD of hotts, Yet the LORD.

Itt a little while, and I will thake the 18 Confider now from this day and upeas, and the earth, and the sea, and the ward, from the four and twentieth day of

the ninth month, even from the day that And I will take all nations, and the De the foundation of the LORDS temple was

ali nations thall come: and I will fill laid, consider it. troule with glory, faith the LORD of hofts. 19 Is the feed yet in the barn? yea, as yet The filver is mine, and the gold is mine, the vine, and the fig-tree, and the poinegrathe Lord of hotts.

nate, and the olivc-tree, hath not brought The glory of this latter house thall be forth: from this day will i blefs you. der than of the former, faith the LORD 20 | And again the word of the LORD

#s: and in this place will I give peace, came unto Haggai, in the four and twentieth che LORD of hofts.

day of the month, saying, * In the four and twentieth day of the 21 Speak to Zerubbabel, governor of Ju. menth, in the second ycar of Darius, dah, saying, I will thake the heavens and

the word of the LORD by Haggai the the earth; pilet, saying,

22 And I will overthrow the throne of Thus faith the Lord of hotts, Ask now kingdoms; and I will dcitroy the strength prichts concerning the law, saying, of the kingdoms of the heathen; and i will

pione bear holy fiesh in the skirt of overthrow the chariots, and those that ride marocit, and with his skirt do touch in them; and the horses and their riders shall sd, or pottage, or wine, or oil, or any come down, every one by the sword of his 1. dall it be holy? And the prictts an- brother. ved and faid, No.

23 In that day, saith the LORD of hotts, Then fald Haggai, If one that is un will l take thce, o Zerubbabel my servant,

by a dead body touch any of these, the fon of Shealtiel, faith the LORD, and Itt be unclean! And the priciis answered will make thee as a fignet : for I have cho. id, it iball be unclean,

sen thee, saith the Lord of hofts.

ZECHARIAH.
СНАР. 1.

6 But my words and my statutes, which teriak exhorleth to repentance. 7 The I coinmanded my servants the prophets, did na of the hotjes. 12 Comfortable promises they not take hold of your fathers and they

sie in ferrfalm. 18 The vision of the returned, and said, Like as the LORD of hosts ur korns, and the four carpenters.

thought to do unto us, according to our ways, thc elghth month, in the second year and according to our doings, so hath he dealt

with us, of Darius, came the word of the LORD anto Zechariah the son of Barachish, the 7 5 Upon the foar and twentieth day of fon af Iddo the proplict, laying,

the eleventh month, which is the month The Lord hath been tore dilpleased Sebat, in the second year of Dariu', came y fathers.

the word of the LORD unto Zechariah the Therefore fay thou unto them, Thus son of Barachiah, the son of lddo the prothe LORD of hofs, Turn ye unto me, phet, saying,

he Lord of hofts, and I will turn un 8 I saw by night, and behold a man ridni, Gaith the LORD of hofts.

ing upon a red liorie, and he ttood anong Be Fe not as your fathers, unto whom the myrtle-trees that were in the bottom; femer prophets have cried, saying, Thus and bchind him were there red hories, speckthe LORD of boits, Turn ye now from led, and white.

vil ways, aad from your evil doings: 9 Then faid I, Oh my lord, what arz chose? hey did not hear, nor hearken into me, And the angel that talked with me, said unto

me, I will thew thee what there be. Your Luthers, where are they? and the 10 And the man that thood ainong the co do they lire for ever!

myrtle-trees answered and said, Thclc.

they whom the LORD hath sent to walk to 7 Deliver thyself, O Zion, and fro through the earth.

Toith the daughter of Babylon. 11 And they answered the angel of the 8 For thus faith the LOED ME LORD that stood among the myrtle-trees, the glory bath he fent me und and said, We have walked to and fro through which spoiled yox; for he tbat team the earth, and, behold, all the carth fitteth toucheth the applc of his cse ftill, and is at rett.

9 For, behold, I will take me 129 Then the angel of the LORD answer. upon them, and they shall beter cd and said, O LORD of hotts, how long fervants; and ye thall know that a wilt thou not have mercy on Jerufalem and of hofts hath sent me. on the cities of Jarlah, againit which thou 10 $ Sing and rejoice, Odzo zaters hatt had indignation these threescore and

ten for, lo, I come, and I will dwea in a years?

of thee, faith the LORD. !3 And the LORD answered the angel that 11 And many nations fall be joint talked with me with good words, axd com. LORD in that day, and thall ke my fortable words.

and I will dwell in the midt of tter 14 so the angel that communed with me thou thalt know that the Lord laid unto ine, Cry thou, saying, Thus faith sent me unto thee. the LORD of hotis, I am jealous for Jerusa- 12 And the LORD than inberite lem and for Zion with a great jealousy: portion in the holy land, za ta 4

15 And I am very fore dicpleased with the Jerusalem again. leathen that are at eale: for I was but a 13 Be filent, O an flein, befes the little displeased, and they helped forward for he is raised up out of his holy the aficion.

CH A P. III. 16 'Therefore thus faith the LORD, I am Under the type of pothus, the road returned to Jerusalem with mercies : my church is promifca. house shall be built in it, faith the LORD

he thewed me Jofau3 the a A Nanding before the upon Jerusalem.

and Satan ttanding at his right bad! 17 Cry yet, saying, Thus faith the LORD him. of hotts, My cities through prosperity thall 2 And the LORD said unto Satan, yet be spread abroad; and the LORD tball rebuke thee, O Satan; cve the yet comfort Zion, and thall yet choose Je hath chosen Jerusalem rebote the rufalem.

this a brand plucked out of the the 18 4 Then lifted 1 up mine eyes, and saw, 3 Now Joshua was cherhed with and, behold, four horns.

ments and ftood before the as. 19 And I said unto the angel that talked 4 And he answered and fake with me, what be there? And he answered that stood before him, Lariag, me, There are the horns which have scat- the filthy garments from a tered Judah, Ifrael, and Jerusalem. him he faid, Behold, I boy

20 And the Loud howed me four car. iniquity to pais from thee, AI penters.

thee with change of raiment 21 Then said I, What come these to do! 5 And I said, Let them fet a And he fpake, saying. There are the horns upon his head. So they set a tar de which have feattered udah, so that no man his head, and clothed him Fitte did lift up his head : but there are come to And the angel of the Load and br. fray them to call out the horns of the Gen- 6 9 And the angel of the Lord tiles, which lifted up their horn over the unto Jofua, saying. land of Jadah to scatter it.

7 Thus faith 'the Lord of СНАР. ІІ.

wilt walk in my ways, and the Gy in the care of trusalem Jendeth to my charge, then thou talt din menjure it. 6 The redemption of Zion. house, and thalt allo keep my C I

Lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, I will give thee places to walk in

and, behold, a man with a measuring-line that itand ly, in his liand.

8 4 Hoer now, joihua the light 2 Then said I, Whither goett thou! And and thy fellows that fit before thur he said unto me, To Dicaft.re Jerusalem, to are men wondered at; for, teak fee what is the breadth thereof, and what is bring forth my servant, The BRATC chc length thereof.

9 For, Behold, tht itone that I have 3. And, behold, the angel that talked with fore Jothua; upon one stene ** me went forth, and another angel went out eyes: behold, will engrave the to mcet hin,

thereof, faith the LORD of hollä, and 4 And said unto him, Run, speak to this remove the iniquity of that laud sare young man, saying, Jerusalemn fall be in- ro In that day, faits the Loen habited as towns withour wails for the mul- thail ye call crery man les raigh titude of men and cattle therein.

the vine and under the cute 5 For 1, faith the LORD, will be unto her

CHAPTV, a wall of twe round about, and will be the 1 By the golden cardt, in glory in the mid of her.

fool juices of Zerusteatras 6 Ho, ho, co { forth, and fee from the the tive aline tree, the TO G. land of the north, faith the LORD ; for I has Aguinano XT

Na the angel that talked vitit of the heaven, Caith the LORD.

wakened out of his accep.

nd said unto me, What feeft thou? And 5 Then the angel that talked with me

I have looked, and behold a candle- went forth, and said unto mc, Lift up now Il of gold, with a bowi upon the top of thine eyes, and see what is this that goethe 1 his leven lamps thereon, and seven forth. to the feven lamps which are upon the 6. And I said, What is it? And lie fale, bereor

This is an ephiah that goeth forth. He said, adt live trees by it, one upon the moreover, This is their resemblance through Rune bowl, and the other upon all the carth.

7 And, behold, there was lifted up a talent 0 1 answered and spake to the angel of lead and this is a woman that fitceth rked with me, saying, What are there, in the midst of the ephah.

8 And he said, This is Wickedness. And ituen the angel that talked with me an- he cat it into the midft of the ephah, and -d and said unto me, knoweft thou not he caft the weight of lead upon the mouth

bele be? And I said, No, my lord. thereof. toen he answered and spake unto me, 9 Then lifted I up mine eyes, and looked, * This is the word of the LORD unto and, behold, there came out two women, batel, saying, Not by might, nor by and the wind was in their wings : (for they *, but by my spirit, taith the LORD of had wings like the wings of a fork ;) and

they lifted up the ephal between the earth ha art thou, O great mountain? be- and the heaven.

crubbabel thou shall become a plain : 10 Then said I to the angel that talked ne thall bring forth the head-tione with me, Whither do these bear the ephah? with thoutings, crying, Grace, grace, 11 And he faid unto me, To build it an

house in the land of shinar; and it shall be coreover, the word of the LORD came ettablished, and let there upon her own base. ne, faying,

C H A P. VI, he hands of Zerubbabel have laid the 1 The vision of the four chariots. 9 By the ation of this house, his hands thall crown of Joshua is served the temple, and spidh it : and thou shalt know that the kingdom of Chrif the Branch.

of hofts hath sent me unto you. For who hath despised the day of small A Nookurned, and lifted up mine c » :s, and - ! for they shall rejoice, and thall fee chariots out' froní between two mountains; larmet in the hand of Zerubbabel and the monntain were mountains of brass. Thote seven; they are the eyes of the 2 In the first chariot were red hories, and which run to and fro through the in the second chariot black horfes,

3 And in the third chariot white horses, and Then answered I, and said unto hírn, in the fourth chariot grilled and bay horses. Tf thefe

two olive-trees upon the right 4 Then I answered and said unto the anthe candlestick, and upon the left side gel that talked with me, What are these, And I anfwered again, and said unto Ś And the angel answered and said unto What be these two 'olive-branches, me, Thefe are the four spirits of the heathrough the two golden pipes, empty vens, which go forth from standing before den oit out of themselves?

the Lord of all the earth. and he answered me and said, Know- 6 The black horses which are therein go *744 not what these be? And I said, No, forth into the north country; and the white

go forth after them; and the grilled go forth rien said he, There are the two a. toward the south country. sd ones, that stand by the Lord of the 7 And the bay went forth, and sought to go : Carth.

that they might walk to and fr throagh the CHAP. v.

earth: and lic faid, Get ye hence, walk to Me fying roll is thewed the curse of and fro through the earth. so they walked mes and wearers. $ Babylons ruin. to and fro through the earth. en I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, 8 Then cried he upon me, and spake unto and looked, and behold a Aying roll. me, saying, Behold, there that go toward And he said unto me, What reelt thou ? the north country have quieced my spirit in Tanswered, I see a flying roll, the length the north country. * ie twenty cubits, and the breadth 91 And the word of the Lord came unto oftca cubits.

me, saying, Then said he unto me, 'This is the curse 10 Take of them of the captivity, eten of poeth forth over the face of the whole Heldai, of Tobijah, and of Jedaiálı, which i for every one that ftealeth shall be are come from Babylon, and come thou the

same day, and go into the houle of Jofiah one that (wcarcth thall he cut off as the son of Zephaniah ; tar Bde, according to it.

1 Then take silver and goid, and make I will bring it forth, Caith the LORD of crowns, and let them upou the head of jo. • and it inall enter into the house of fhua the fun of Josedech, the high priett; hd, and into the house of him that 12 Ani fpeak unto hiin, saying, Thus rih Lalfely by my name : and it hall speakcth the LORD of holl», laving, Behold, un in the midst of his house, and thall the man, whose name is The BRANCH: npe it, with the timber thereof, and and he thall grow up out of his place, and he ones thereof,

fhal build the temple of the LORD.

my lord ?

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