Imatges de pÓgina
PDF
EPUB
[graphic]

thu TO

hus :ith the LORD of hofts, The Salt 13 When I have bent Judah tor me, filled fourth month, and the faft of the fifth, the bow with Ephraim, and raifed up thy oc East of the seventh, and the faft of fons, o Zion, against thy fons, O Greece, and nek, thall be to the house of Judah joy made thee as the sword of a mighty man.

Jnels, and cheerful featts: therefore 14 And the LORD thall be seen over them, he truth and peace.

and his arrow shall go forth as the lightning; rh faith the Lord of hofts, it hall and the Lord God thall blow the trumpet, me to puts, that there shall come peo- and thall go with whirlwinds of the south.

18 the inhabitants of many cities : 15 The LORD of hofts shall defend them; ind the inhabitants of one city thall go and they hall devour, and subdue with singther, laying, Let us go fpeedily to pray tones ; and they shall drink, and make a the LORD, and to seek the LORD of noise as through wine ; and they thall be fillI will go allo.

ed like bowls, and as the corners of the altar. neay many people and ftrong nations 16 And the LORD their God shall save them are to seek the Lord

of hotis in je in that day as the Rock of his people : for , and to pray before the LORD. they shall be as the tones of a crown, lifted Thus faith the LORD of holls, In those up as an ensign upon his land.

tha't come lo pass, that ten men thall 17 For how great is his goodness! and how old, out of all languages of the nati- great is his beauty.Corn Mall make the young ren thall take hold of the skirt of him ineo cheerful, and new wine the maids. a Jew, laying, We will go with you;

CHAP. X. have heard that God is with you. i God is to be fought unto, and not idols. CHAP. IX.

5 The refloration of Fudah prophefied, lgendeth his church. 9 Zion is exhorted Sk ye of the LORD rain in the time of der for the coming of Chrift. barden of the word of the LORD in bright clouds,and give them showers of rain, se land of Madrach, and Damascus to every one grafs in the field. erke rest thercof: when the eyes of 2 For the idols have spoken vanity, and of all the tribes of Israel, Jhall be the diviners have seen a lie, and have told the LORD.

false dreams: they comfort in vain there. a Hamath also fall border thereby; fore they went their way as a fock, they and Zidon, though it be very wire. were troubled, because there was no fhepTral Tyrus did build herself a strong herd. and heaped ap filver as the duft, and 3 Mine anger was kindled againt the shap. hi as the mire of the ftreets.

herds,and I punished the goats; for the LORD Hok, the LORD will caft her out, and of hotts bath visited his Rock' the house of Fansite her power in the ica; and the Judah, and hath made them as his goodly devoured with fire.

horse in the battle. ikclon thall see it, and fear; Gaza al- 4 Out of him came forth the corner, out Tre it, and be very forrowful; and of him the nail, out of him the battle-bow, for her expectation thall be ashamed out of him every oppressor together.

king shall perith froin Gaza, and 5 And they thali be as mighty men, which og fall not be inhabited.

tread down their enemies in the mire of the da haitard fall dwell in Ashdod; and ftreets in the battle: and they hall hght, mit off the pride of the Philistines. because the LORD is with them, and the

will take away his blood out of his riders on horses thall be confounded. and bis abominations from between 6 And I will ftrengthen the house of Ju

but he that remaineth, even he, dah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and for our God; and he shall be as a I will bring them again to place their : for vrlo Judah, and Ekron as a Jebulice. I have mercy upon them; and they shall be

I will cncamp about mine house as though I had not caftsthem off for i am of the arıny, because of him that the LORD their God, and will hear them. try, and because of him that re- 7. And they of Ephraim than be hoe a bi xnd ro oppreilor fhall pass through mighty man, and their heart iball rejoice as ny more: Cur now have I seen with through wine : yea, their children thall fee

it and be glad, their heart shall rejoice in ilejoicc greatly, o daughter of Zion; the LORD. o daugliter of Jerusalem. Behold, 8 I will hiss for them, and gather the:n ; ng cometh unto ther; he is just, and for I have redeemed them and they thali falvation ; Inwly, and riding upon increase as they have increased. and upon a colt the foal of an afs. 9 And I will low them among the people : ind I will cut off the chariot from E. and they thall reinember me in far coun

and the horle from Jerusalem, and tries; and they hall live with their children. the-bow thall be cut off : and he shall and turn again. peace unto the heathen; and his do- 10 I will bring them again alto out of the agli be from lea even to fea, and land of Egypt, and gather them out of Afy: the river even to the end of the earth. ria; and I will bring them into the land of

furtbec alío, by the blood of thy co- Gilead and Lebanon, and plair thall not be I have sent forth thy prisoners out found for them. spit wherein is no water,

11 And he thall pass through the lea with Turo you to the strong hold, ye pri- amidion, and tall mite the waves in the of hape: even to day do I declare, rea, and all the deeps of the river thall dry will render double unto thee ; up; and the pride of Allyria (hall be brought

[ocr errors]
[graphic]

down, and the sceptre of Egypt íhall depart clean dried up, and his right ce mall away.

utterly darkened. 12 And I will ftrengthen them in the

CHAP. XII. LORD ; and they shall walk up and down in 1 Jerusalem a cud of frembring to becer, his name, faith the LORD.

o burdensome ftone to her art artes. 1 C H A P. XI.

Vilorious restoring of Futed 10 Thin 1 The destruction of Jerufalem. 7 The flaves, pentance of Jersefalezl. Beauty and Bands 0 Pen thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire THe burden of the word of the long

Ifrael, faith the LED, which stretch

forth the heavens, and layeth the found 2 Howl, fir--tree; for the cedar is fallen; tion of the earth, and formeth the fine because the mighty are spoiled . howl, Oye man within himn. Oaks of Bathan; for the forest of the vintage 2 Behold, I will make

Jerallem a tu is come down.

trembling unto all the people round 3 1 There is a voice of the howling of the wlicn they fall be in the trege both agat fhepherds; for their glory is spoiled: a voice Judah and against Jerafalem. of the roaring of young lions; for the pride 31 And in that day will make Jenter of Jordan is fpoiled.

a burdensome stone for all people: a 4 Thus faith the LORD my God, Feed the burden themselves with it that be ant flock of the Naughter,

pieces, though all the people of the cards 5Whofe poffeffors say them and hold them- gathered together againft ir. Telves not guilty; and they that feli them lay, 4 In that day, faith the LORI Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich

: and their smite every horse with agonishtest, own shepherds pity them not.

his rider with madnefs; and I 6 For I will

no more pity the inhabitants mine eyes upon the houte of Josh, of the land, saith the LORD: but, lo, I will will frite every horfe of the people deliver the men every one into his neigh- blindnefs. bours land, and into the hand of his kingi 5 And the governors of Judah befes and they shall smite the land, and out of their heart, The inhabitants of Jerales their hand I will not deliver them.

Jhall be my ftrength in the Loud 7 And I will feed the flock of slaughter, their God. even you, O poor of the flock. And i took 61 In that day will I make the scene unto me two staves; the one I called Beauty, of Judah like an hearth of fire and the other I called Bands: and I fed the wood, and like a torch of fire in bed flock.

and they shall devour all the people 8 'Three shepherds also I cut off in one about on the right hand and ca the month; and my foul loathed them, and and Jerusalem Mall be inhabited at their foul alfo abhorred me.

her own place, roen in Jerusaleet. 9 Then said I, I will not feed you : that 7. The LORD allo shall Lavt the to that dieth, let it die; and that that is to Judalı first, that the glory of the old be cut off, let it be cut off, and let the rest David and the glory of the Inbariants eat every one the

fielh of another. Jerusalem do not magnify the sea TO T And I took my fall, even Beauty, Juuah. and cut it asunder, that I might break my 8 In that day fhall the Lora del covenant which I had made with all the inhabitants of Jerufalem people.

feeble among them at that dsy 2 1 And it was broken in that day: and fo as David; and the house of David the poor of the flock that waited upon me as God, as the angel of the me knew that it war the word of the LORD. them.

12 And I said unto them, If ye think 9 And it shall come to path that day good, give me my price; and if not, for that I will seek to destroy all the tallax bear. So they weighed for my price thirty come against Jerufalem. piscer of Glver.

10 I And I will pour upon the las 13 And the LORD said unto me, Calt it David, and upon the inhabitant more unto the potter : a goodly price that I was the fpirit of grace and futilicias prized at of them. And I took the thirty they thall look upon me whom they pieces of tilver, and cant them to the potter pierced, and they thall mot fleste in the house of the Lord.

one mourneth for his only and 14 Tien I cut alunder mine other Alaff, be in bitterness for him, as we even Barus, that I might break the brotlier bitterness for hu first bort. -hood between Judah and Ifrael,

It In that day that there be a 1$ And the LOAD said unto me, Take ing in Jerulkiem, as the morning of unts tiee yet the instruments of a foolih rimmon in the valley of Megidden thepherd:

12 And the land thall mourn. It 16 For, lo, I will raise up a fhepherd in ly apart, the family of the sun the land, which thall not visit thote that be apart, and their wives apart cut off, neither Mall seek the young one, the mouse of Natlian apart, at nor heal that that is broken, nor feed that apart; that ftandeth till, but he hall eat the felt 13 The family of the bones client of the fat, and tear their claws in pieces. and their wives apart the feedy

17 Woc to the idol shepherd that leaveth apart, and their wivesaran; the Rock the sword fall be upon his arm, 14 All the fainNie, the remain caurs and upon his right sye: lilo arm Hall be mlly apare, and their wives are

[ocr errors]

CHAP. XIII.

5 And ye thall flee to the valley of the fossataia of purgation for Ferufalem, mountains; for the valley of the mountains ma idolatry and falle prophecy: The hall reach unto Azel: yea, ye that Ace, tb of Christ, and the trial of a third part, like as ye fled from before the earthquake that day there thall be a fountain o- in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and sed to the house of David, and to the the LORD my God thall come, and all the tants of Jerufalem, for lin and for un- saints with thee.

6 And it toall come to pass in that day, And it fall come to pass in that day, that the light thall not be elear, nor dark

: the LORD of hotts, that I will cut off 7 But it thail be one day, which thall be ames of the idols out of the land, and known to the LORD, not day, nor night thall no more be remembered, and but it Thall come to pais, that at evening. all cause the prophets and the un- ime it thall be light. fpirit to pass out of the land,

8 And it ihall be in that day, that living ind it shall come to pass, that when waters shall go out from Jerufalem ; half of tall get prophesy, then his father and them toward the former sea, and half of ther that hegat' him thall say unto them toward the hinder fea : in summer and thou thalt not live; for thou fýeakeft in winter thall it be. 1 the name of the Lord : and his fa- 9 And the LORD shall be king over all and his mother that begat himn shall the earth : in that day thall there be one

bion through when he prophelieth. LORD, and his name onc. und it ihall come to pass in that day that 10 All the land shall be turned as a plain, pphets thall be ashamed every one of from Geba to Rimmon, south of Jerusalem: non, when he hath prophefied; neither and it shall be lifted up, and inhabited in they wear a rough garment to deceive: her place, froio Benjamins gate unto the ut he fball fay, lam no prophet, I am place of the first

gats, unto the corner-gate, wbandman; for man taught me to keep and from the tower of Hananeel unto the from my youth.

kings wine-predics. End one thall say unto him, What are 11 And naen shall dwell in it, and there wounds in thine hands? Then he shall shall be no more utter dettrudion; but jeT, Tbofe with which I was wounded in rusalem fall he safely inhabited. Fife of my friends.

12 And this fhall be the plague whereAwake, o sword, againft my shepherd, with the LORD will imite all the people paint the man that is my fellow, faith that have fought against Jerusalem ; Their on of haits: (mite the thepherd, and Reih fhall contume away while they ttand treep thall be scattered; and I will turn upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume hund upon the little ones.

away in their holes, and their tongue thall And it shall come to pals, that in all the consume away in their mouth. faith the LORD, two parts therein thall 13 And it shall come to pass in that day, it off, and die ; but the third thall be that a great tumult from the LORD thall be actrin.

among them; and they thall lay hold every and I will bring the third part through one on the land of his neighbour, and his fire, and will refine them as filver is hand thall rise up againft the hand of his ed, and will try them as gold is tried: neighbour. thall call on my name, and I will hear 14 And Judah alfo fhall fight at Jerusalem; ; I will say, it is my people ; and they and the wealth of all the heathen round about lay, The LORD is my God.

thall be gathered together, gold, and tilver CHAP. XIV.

and apparel, in great abundance. e deffroyers of Jerufalerri deffroyed, 3 The 15 And so fhall be the plague of the horse, anng of Chrift, and the graces of his king of the mule, of the camel, and of the ais,

'12 The plague of Jerufalems enemies. and of all the beafts that thall be in these » The remnant fall turn to the Lord, tents, as this plague, and their fails shall be holy.

16' And it håll come of pass, that cvery hola, the day of the Lord cometh, and one that is left of all the nations which thy spoil thall be divided in the midft came againft Jerusalem, hall even go up

from year to year to worthip the King, For I will gather all nations against Je- the LORD of hotts, and to keep the featt of been to battle; and the city fali be ta- tabernacles.

and the houses rifled, and the women 17 And it fhall be, tha: wboro will not theds and half of the city thall go forth come up of all the families of the carth

captivity, and the reft of the people unto Jerusalem to worship the King, the I not be cut off from the city.

LORD of hofts, even upon them fhall be no Tien thall the LORD go forth, and rain. against those nations, as when he fought 18 And if the family of Egypt go not up, day of battle.

and comc not, that here to rnin, there and his feet tall Atand in that day thall bc the plague where with the LORD 1, the monnt of Olives, which is before will fmite the heathen that come 116up

sler op the caft; and the mount of to keep the feait of tabernacles. To all cleave in the midit thereof to- 19 This shall be the punishment of Egypt,

the eart and toward the wet, and there and the punishment of all nations that corne be a very great valley: and half of the

not up to keep the featt of tabernacles. itseain thall remove toward the north, 20T In that day sball there be upon the Jualf of it toward the south.

bells of the horfes, HOLINESS UNTO

[ocr errors]
[graphic]
« AnteriorContinua »