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CHAP. LXI.

4 Thou shalt no morc be termed, For. I The office of Chrift. 4 The forwardnes, saken; neither thall thy laud any more he 6 and blejhine's of the faithfid.

termed, Defolate : but thou thalt be called TH The Spirit of the Lord God by upon me; Mephizi-ball, and thy land Beulah : for the

because the LORD hath anointe ine to LORD deliyliteth in thee, and thy land shall preach good tidings unto the meck: he hath be married fent me to bind up the broken-licarted, to 5 For as a young man marrieth a virgin, proclaim liberty to the captives, and the o- so hall thy fons marry thee: and as the pening of the prifon to them that are bound; bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, fo tha:

2. To proclain the acceptable year of the thy God rejoice over thee. LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; 6 I have fet watchmen upon thy walls, O to comfort all that mourn;

Jerusalem, which hall never hold their peace 3. To appoint unto them that mourn in day nor night : ye that make mention of the Zion, to give unto the beauty for athes, LORD, keep not filence; the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of 7. And give him no rett, till he establish, praise for the fpirit of heavines, that they and till he niake Jerusalem a praise in the might be called, 'Trces of righteousness, The earth. planting of the LORD, that he might be glo 8 The Lord hath sworn hy his right land, rified.

and by the arm of his strengil, Surely I will 4 And they thall build the old waftes, no more give thy corn to be meat for thing they thall raise up the former defolations, enumpics and the tons of the stranger thall and they shall repair the watte cities, the not drink thy wine for the which thou haft defolation of many generations.

laboured: 5. And strangers thall thand and feed your 9 But they that have gathered it shall eat flocks, and the fons of the alien fhall be your it, and praise the LORD, and they that have piowmen. and your vine-drefters.

brought it together thall drirk it in the courts 6 But ye thall be named the Priests of the of my holineis. LORD: men thall call you the Ministers of 10'I Go throngh, go through the gates; our God: ve thall eat the riches of the Gen- prepare ye the way of the people, cift up, tiles, and in their glory shall ye boatt your cart up the high-way, gather out the stones; Telves.

lift up a standard for the people. 91 For your thame ye shall have double, i Behold. the LORD hath proclained un. and for confution they shall rejoice in their to the end of the world, say ye to the daugh. portion : therefore in their land they thal ter of Zion, Behold, thy falýation cometh polless thic Jouble; cverlaiting joy ihall be bchold, his reward is with himn, and his work unto theni.

before bim 8 For I the LORD love judgment, I hate 12 And they shall call tliem, The holy pena robbery for burnt offering, and I will direct ple, The redecined of the LORD: and thou their work in trath, and I will inake an ever. ihalt be called, Sought out, A city not forlafting covenant with them.

faken. 9 And their feed fhall be known among the

CJI AP. LXIII. Gentiles, and their ofisuring among the peo- i Chrif Meneeth rrho he is, a Tohat his trico ple: all that see them thall acknowledge them, tory over his enemies, 7 and whai kis mery that they are the feed which the Lord hath toward his church. 404 will greatly rejoice in the

Lord, my which we armemes from hentar: foul shall be joyful in my God, for he haths this that is glorious in his

apparel, travelling clothed me with the garments of salvation, in the greatncfs of his ftrength ? I that Ipeak he hath covered me with the robe of right; in righteoufness, mighty to fave. teoufness, as a bridegroom deckcth himself 2 Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth and thy garments like him that trcadeth in Aerfelf with her jewels.

the wine-fat? Il For as the earth bringeth forth her hud,

3 I have trodden the wine-press alone; and and as the garden caureth the things that are of the people there was none with me: for ! sown in it to spring forth ;, so the Lord God will tread them in mine anger, and trample will cause righteousness and praise to spring them in ny fury; and their blood thall be forth before all the nations.

sprinkled upon my garnents, and I will ttait C B A P, LXll.

all my raiment. 1 The prophets fervent defire to confirm the 4 For the day of vengeance is in mincheart, church in Gods promises. 6 The minifiers and the year of my rcdcémed is come. ofioe in preaching the gospel.

5 And I looked, and there was noncto hdp: Fan : arm :

Tor Zions Cake will I not hold my peace, and I wondered that there las none to up: until the righteoulness thereof go forth 18 vation unto me; and my fury, it upheld me. brightness, and the salvation thereof as a 6 And I will tread down the people in mine lamp that burneth.

anger, and make them drunk in my fury, 2 And the Gentiles than see thy rightcouf and I will brug down their frength to the acīs, and all kings thy glory: and thon thalt earth. be called by a new naine, which the mouth 711 will mention the loving-kindneifer of the LORD thal) vane.

of the LORD, and the praises of the Lorn, 3. Thon halt allo be a crown of glory in according to all that the Lono luath be the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem faxed on izs, and the great goodness to in the land of thy God.

ward the house of Ifrael, which he hub

befriwed on them according to his mercies, 6 But we are all as an unclean thing, and and according to the multitude of his lov- all our righteousnelles are as filthy rags; and ing kindnelles.

we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, & For he said, Surely they are my people, like the wind, have taken us away. children that will not lie: co lie was their . And there is none that calleth upon thy Saviour.

name, that itirteth up himself to take hold of 99 in all their amidion he was afflicted, thee: for thou bait hid thy face froin us, and and the angel of his presence saved them: haft confuened us, becau e of our iniquities. in his love and in his pity hc redeemed thein ; 8 But now, O LORD thou are our Fatherg and he bare tem, and carried them all the we are the clay, and thou our Potter; and days of old.

we all are the work of the hand. io 1 But they rebelled, and vexed his holy 9 1 Be not wroth very frore, O LORD, nc Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their ther remembering iniquity for ever: behold, eneiny, and he fought against them. sce, we heleech thee, we are all thy people.

ni Then he remembered the days of old, To Thy holy cities are a wildernets, Zion Mofes and his people, saying, where is he is a wilderness, Jerusalem a defolation. that brought thiem up out of the lea with In Our holy and our beautiful house, where the shepherd of his Rock!, where is he that our fathers praifed thee, is burnt up with firez put his holy Spirit within him?

and all our plcafunt things are laid watte. 12 That led them by the right hand of 12 Wilt thou refrain tliyself for these things, Mofes with his glorious arm, dividing the O LORD! wilt thou hold thy peace, and at water before them, to make himself an ever. hia as very sore? lafting name?

CHAP. LXV. 13 That led them through the deep, as i The Gentiles called. 2 The Jews rejeded. an horle in the wilderness, that they thould 17 The blefjedale of the new Jerufalem.

of human beat goeth down into the valley. I Ammortis indo fuftinentakeligheten het moge: the Spirit of the LORD caused liim to rett : Ifaid, Beholl me, behold me, unto a nation lo din thou lead thy people, to znake thy. That was not called by my name. self a glorious name,

2 I have (pread out my hands all the day 15 Look down from heaven, and behold unto a rebellious people, wlich walketh in from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy a way that was not good, after tlieir own glory: where is thy zeal and thy ftrength, the

thoughts; lounding of thy bowels, and of thy mercies

3 À people that provoketh me to anger toward me? are they reftrained! 16 Doubtless thou art mur Father, though gardens, and burneth incenfe upon altars of

continually to my face: that sacrificeth in Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel ac- brick; knowledge us not: tlou, O Lord, ar! our

4 Which remain among the graves, and Father, our Redeemer; thy name is froin lodge in the monuments which cat swines everlafting:

feth, and broth of abominable things is in 17 9 OL.ORD, why hait thou inade us to their vefsels, err from thy ways, and hardened our heart

s Which tay, Stand by thyrell, come not from thy fear? Return for thy servants sake, near to me; for I am holier than thou. There the tribes of thine inheritance.

are a finoke in iny nose, a fire that burneth 18 The people of thy holiness have posies - all the day. ed it but a little while : our adverfaries have

6 Behold, it is written before me; I will trodden down thy fan&uary.

not kcep filence, but will recompence, even 19 We are thine : thou never bareft rule recompence into their bofom. over them; they were not called by thy name. 7 Your iniquities; and the iniquities of C H A P. Lxv,

your fathers together, faith the LORD, which I The church prayeth for the illustration of Gods have burnt incense upon the mountains, power, 9 and complaineth ofaflidion.

and blafpheined me upon the hills: therefore 0

H that thou wouldeft rend the heavens, will I measure their former work Inco their

that thou wouldeft come down, that bofom. the inouitains might flow down at tliy pre 8 Thus faith the LORD, As the new wine fence;

is found in the cluster, and one faith, Dentroy 2 As when the melting fire burnetk, the it not ; for a blessing is in it: so will I do fire caufeth the waters to boil: to make thy for my fervants fakes, that I may not destroy name known to thine adversaries, that the them all. nations may tremble at thy presence!

2 And I will bring forth a feed ont of Ja3 When thou didnt terrible things which cob, and out of Judah an inberitor of my we looked not for, thou cameft down, the mountains and mine elect thall inherit it, mountains flowed down at thy prefence. and my servants thall dwell there.

4 For since the beginning of the world 10 And Sharon ihall be a fold of Aocks, and mu have not heard, nor perceived by the the valley of Achor a place for the herds to car, neither hath the eve feen, O God, he

, lie down in, for my people that have fought fides thce, what he hath prepared for him mne. that waiteth for him.

11 F But ye are they that forsake the Lord, S Thou meeteft him that rejoiceth, and that forget my haly mountain, that prepare worketh righteousness; thos" that remember a table for that troop, and that furnith the thee in tly ways : beliold thou art wroth ; drink-offering unto that number. for we have finncd : in those is continuance, 12 Therefore will I nuinber you to the and we thall be saved.

(word, and ye shall all bow down to the

rufalem a rejoicing, and her people a joya.

Raughter : because when I called, ye did not tion, as if he offered swines blood; he triat answer; when I spake, ye did not hear; but burneth 'incente, as if he blessed an idol : did evil before mine eyes, and did choose yea, they have chosen their own ways, and that wherein I delighted not.

their foul delighteth in their abominations. 13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Be. 4 1 allo will choole their delations, and will hold, my servants shall eat, but ye shall be bring their fears upon thein; because when I hungry: behold, my fervants shall drink, but called, none did answer; when I fpake, they ye thall be thirtty: behold, my servants shall did not hear: but they did evil before mine rejoice, but ye thall be ashamed:

eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not. 14 Behold, my fervants thall fing for joy of 5 % Hear the word of the LORD, ye that heart, but ye shall cry for forrow of heart, tremble at his word ; Your brethren that and shall howl for vexation of fpirit,

hated you, that cast you out for my names 15 And ye thall leave your name for a fake; faid, Let the Lord be glorified: but curie unto my chofen : for the Lord God

he shall appear to your joy, and they thall be Thall lay thee, and call his servants by ano athamed. ther name;

6 A voice of noise from the city, a voice 16 That he who blefleth himse!f in the from the temple, a voice of the LORD that earth, fall blefs himself in the God of rendereth recompence to his enemies. truth; and he that sweareth in the earth, ? Before the travailed, the brought forth; thall swear by the God of truth; because before her pain came, the was delivered of a the former troubles are forgotten and because man-child. they are hid from mine eyes.

8 Who hath heard such a thing! who hath 17 For, behold, I create new heavens, feen such things ? Shall the earth be made to and a new earth : and the former thall not bring forth in one day? or shall a nation be be remembered, nor come into mind. born at once for alloon as Zion travailed

18 But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in the brought forth her children. that which I create : behold, I create Je 9 Shalf i bring to the birth, and not cause

to bring forth faith the LORD: thall I cause 19 And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy to bring forth, and thut the womb ? faith thy in iny people: and the voice of weeping God. Thall be no morc heard in her, nor the voice io Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad of crying.

with her all ye that love her: rejoice for 20 There shall be no more thence an in- joy with her, all ye that mourn for her. fant of days, nor an old man that hath not I That ye may fuck, and be satisfied filled his days for the child shall die an with the brcatts of her confolations ; that ye hundred years old, but the finner being an may milk out, and be delighted with the hundred years old, shall be accursed. abundance of her glory,

21. And they shall build houses, and inha 1 2 For thus iaith the LORD, Behold, I will hit them; and they shall plant vineyards, extend peace to her like a river, and the and eat the fruit of them.

glory of the Gentiles like a flowing ftream: 22 They thall not build, and another inha. then thall ye fuck, ye shall be borne upon her bit; they thall not plant, and another cat: fides, and be dandled upon her knees. for as the days of a tree are the days of my 13 As one wliom his mother comforteth, people, and mine elca mall long enjoy the ro will I comfort you; and ye shall be comwork of their hands.

forted in Jerusalein. 23 They thall not labour in vain, nor bring 14 And when ye fee this your heart shall forth for trouble: for they are the feed of rejoice, and your bones shall fourish like an the bleted of the LORD, and their offspring herh; and

the hand of the Lord thall be with them.

known toward his servants, and his indigna. 24 And it hall come to pass, that before tion toward his enemies. they call, I will answer; and whilcs they are 15 For behold, the LORD will come with yet speaking, I will hear.

fire, and with his chariots like a whirlwind, 25 The wolf and the lamb fhall feed toge. to render liis anger with fury, and his rebuke ther, and the lion shall eat Atraw like the bul with flames of fire. lock: and dust shall be the serpents meat, 16 For by fire and by his sword will die They thall not hurt nor deftroy in all my LORD plead with all neth: and the Hain of holy'inountain, faith the LORD.

the LORD thall be many. CHAP. LXVI,

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They that fanctify themselves, and puI God will be Jerved in humble fincerity. 5 The rify themselves in the gardens, behind one

humble comforled. 15 Gods judgments against tree in the midit, eating iwincs resh, and the the wicked.

abomination, and the moule, shall be conthrone, and the earth is my footstoot:

? fumed for the entire for their work;

18 For I know their works and their where is the house that ye build unto me! thoughts: it thall come, that I will gather and where is the place of my reft!

all nations and tongues; and clicy thall come For all thole things hath mine hand and see my glory: Inade, and all those things have been, faith 19 And I will let a lign among them, and the LORD : bat to this man will I look, even I will send those that escape of them unto to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, the nations, lo 'Tarthifti, Pul, and Lud, that and trembleth at my word.

draw the bow, to Tubal and Jaran, to the 3. He that killeth an ox, is as if he flew a iflcs afar off, that have not heard my fame, man; le that facrificctha laib, as if he cut neither have seen my glory, and they ihali of dogs neck; he that offereth an obla. declarc my glory among the Gentiles.

20 And they shall bring all your brethren fore me, faith the LORD, fo fhall your feed for an oncring unto the LORD, out of all na. and your name reinain. tions, upon horles, and in chariots, and in lic 23 And it all come to pass, thai from ters, and upon mulcs, and upon twilt xafts, one new noon to another, and from one to my holy mountain Jerusalern, faith the fabbath to another, shall all fleth come to Lord, as the children of Ifracl bring an of. worship ivefore me, faith the LORD. fering in a clean veflc into the houre of the 24 And they thall go forth, and look upon LORD.

the carcases of the men that have tranr2! And I will also take of them for pricits, freiled againit me: for their worm thall and for Levite, faith the LORD.

not die, neither thail their fire loc quench. 22 For as the new licavens, and the new ed; and they thall be an abhorring unto all eartli, which I will make, shall remain be Acth.

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Mme, saying,

9 The Book of the Prophet JEREMIAH.
CH A P. .

rufalem, and against all the walls thereof The calüng of Jeremiah : 11 his visinn. round about, and against all the cities of Judah. Is his mejage again;? fudah: 17 God pro 16 And I will utter my judgments against mif(th to all him.

thein toucking all their wickedness, who HE words of Jeremiah the son of have forlakon me, and have burnt incense

Hilkiah, of the priefts that turre anto other gods, and worthipped the works
in Anathoth, in the land of Ben of their own hands,
jamin :

17 1 Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and 1 To whom the word of the Lord came arise, and speak unto them all that I com. in the days of Jofiah the son of Amon king mand thee: be not dimayed at their faces, of Jadah, in the thirteenth year of his reigni. left I confound thee before them.

3 It came allo in the days of Jehoiakiin 18 For, beliold, I have made thee this day, the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the a defenced city, and an iron pillar, and braend of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the zen walls, apainft the whole land; against the son of Jotialı king of Judah, unto the car. kings of Judah, againft the princes thercof, fying away of Jerufalem captive in the fifth against the priests thereof, and againit the month,

people of the land. 4 Then the word of the Lord came unto 19 And they thall fight against thee, but me, saying,

they shall not prevail againt thee; for 1 am S Before I formed thee in the belly I knew with thee, faith the LORD, to deliver thee. thee; and before thou camelt forth out of

CHAP II. the womb i fandlified thee; and I ordained Gnds expoftulation with the fiws touching thee a prophet unto the nations.

their causeless revolt. 6 Then said 1, Ah, Lord God! behold, I Oreover, the word of the LORD came to cannot (peak; for I am a child.

7. But the Lord said unto me, Say not 2 Go, and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, sayI am a child: for thou falt go to all that I ing, Thus faith the LORD, I remember thee, Thall send chee, and whatsoever I command the kindness of thy youth, the love of thine thee tlion thalt speak.

espousals, when thou wentett after me in the 8 Be not afraid of their faces : for I am wilderness, in a land that was not sown. with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD, 3 Ifrael was holiness unto the LORD, and

9 Then the LORD put forth his hand, and the first-fruits of his increafe: all that detouched my mouth : and the LORD said in vour him thall offend; evil shall come upon to me, Behold, I have put my words in thiy them, saith the LORD. mouth.

4 Hear ye the word of the Lord, O house 10 Sec, I have this day set thee over the of Jacob, and all thc familica of the house nations, and over the kingdoms, to root out, of Ifrael. and to pull down, and to destroy, and to $ Thus faith the LORD, What iniquity throw down, to budd, and to plant.

have your fathers found in me, that they III Moreover, the word of the LORD are gone far from me, and have walked caine unto me, taying, Jeremiah, what feeft after vanity, and are become vain? thou? And I laid, 'I lee a rod of an almond 6 Neither faid they, Where h the LORD tree.

that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, 12 Then faid the LORD unto me, Thou that led us through the wilderness; through a haft well fern: for I will haften iny word land of deferts and of pits; through a land of to perform it.

drought, and of the thadow of death; through 13 And the word of the LORD came un a land that no man palled through, and where to ine the second time, saying, What feeft no man dwell? thou? And I said, I fee a seething-pot, and 7 And I brought you into a plentiful counthe face thereof is toward the north. try, to eat the fruit thereof, and the good.

14 Then the LORD said unto me, Out of nets thereof: but when ye enrered ye defiled the north an evil fhall break forth upon all my land, and made my heritage an abomi. the inhabitants of the land.

nation. 15 For, 10, I will call all the families of the 8 The priests fald not, Where is the kingdoms of the north, faith the LORD; and LORD) and they that handle the law they thall come, and they shall let every one knew me not : the paftors also tranfgrefs. his throne at the entering of the gates of Je- ed againft me, and the prophets prophesied

by Raal, and walked after things that do not 28 But where are thy gods that thou hart profit.

made thee? let them arile, if they can lave 9. Wherefore I will yet plead with you, thee in the time of thiy tiuble: for accordsaith the Lord, and with your childrens ing to the number of thiy cities are thy gods, children will I plead.

Ojedali, 10 For pals over the ines of Chitrim, and 29 Wherefore will ye plead with me! çe fee; and send unto Kedar, and consider d. all have transgrefled 'againit me, faith the ligently, and fee if there be such a thing. LORD.

11 Fiath a nation changed thar gods, 30 In vain have I smitten your children ; which are yet no goxis : but my people they received no correction : your own sword have changed their glory for that which hath devoured your propliets, like a dcttroy. doth not protit.

ing lion. 12 Bc altonithçd, ye heavens, at this, and 31 9 0 generation, see ye the word of the he horribly afraid, be ye very desolate, faith LORD: Have I been a wilderneis unto liraci ? the LORD.

a land of darkness? Wherefore lay my peo. 13 For my people have committed two ple, we are lords; we will come no more evils; they liave forsaken me, the fourtain of unto tliee? living waters, and hencul them out citterns, 32 Can a maid forget her ornamerts, or a broken citerns, that can huid no water. bricke her attire yet mv people have forgot

141 Is Ifrael a Cervant: is he a home-born ten me days without number, slave? why is he fooild?

33 Why tranmelt thou thr seay to fock 15. The yotmg lions roared upon him and loved therefore hait thon also tauglic the gelied, and they made his land watte : his wicked ones thy ways. citics are burnt without inhabitant.

34 Also in thy skirts is found the blood of 16 Also the cliildicn of Soph and Taha- the lents of the poor innocents: I have not panes have broken the crown of thy head. found it by fecret search, but uwon all there.

In Halt thou not procured this unto thy 3$ Yet thou hyett, Becaule I am innocent, self, in that thou hail forsaken the LORD thy surely his anger. ihallturn from me: bchola, God, when he led tree by the way!

I will plead with thce, because thou sayett, 18 And now that halt thou to do in the have not linned. way of Egypt, to drink the waters of Silor? 36. Why geddes thou about so much to or what halt thou to do in the way of Ally change thy way! thiou also thalt be ashained ria, to drink the waters of the river?

of Egypt, as thou waft aihamed of Allyria. 19 Thine own wickednessthall correct thee, 37 Yea, thou shalt go forth froin him, and and thy back (iding thall reprove thee: know thine hands upon thine head: for the Lord therefore, and fee, that it is an evil thing and hath rejected thy contidences, and thou thalt htter that thou hait forsaken the LORD thy not profper in them Goil, and that my fear is not in tlice, faith

CHAP. III. the Lord God of lofts,

I Gods great mercy in Fudahs tile wheredem. 20 I for of old tiinc I have broken thy yoke, 12 The promises of the gospel to the penitent. and find ' net franturcs; when upen every high hill, the go from him, and become another ad under eers green tree, thou wandereft, mans, thall he return into her again thall playing the harlot.

not that land be grcatly polluted! Hut thon 21 Yet I had planted thee a nobie vine, halt played the harlot with many lovers; yet wholly a right feed: how then art thou turn return again to me, faith the LORD. ed into the degenerate plant of a trange vine 2. Lift up thine eyes unto the high places, unto me?

and see where thou haf not been lain with : 2. For though thou wath thee with nitre, in the ways hattathon sat for them, as the Aand take thee iruch foap, set thinc iniunity rabian in the wildernes; and thou haft polo is marked before me, faith the Lord God, luted the land with thy whoredoins, and

23 How cantt thou say, I am not polluted, with thy wickednek. I have not gone afrer Baalim. see the way in 3 Therefore the powers have been withthe vallev. know what thou hast done: ihon bolden, and there hath been no latter rain; art a f'wift dromedary traverting her way; and thou hadh a whores forehead, thou re

24 A wild als led to tlie wiklernels, that fuseft to be athaneda, sontleth up the wild at her pleasure: in her 4 Wilt thou not frein this time cry unto occation who can turn her away! ll they me, My father, thou art the guide of my that leck lıer will not weary themselves; in youth ber month thcy thall find her.

5 will lie referve hisinger for every will 25 With-hold thy foot from being anthol, he keep it to the end? Behetd, thou had you and the thioat from thirit: but thou fundit kun and done evil things as thou couldet. There is no hope: no, for I have loved 69 The Land laid alfo anto inc. in the trangers, and after them will I go.

days of Jofiah the king, Hit thnu trenat 26 As the thief is ashamed when he is which backsliding Ifrael hath done! The is found, ro is the houfc of Ifrael ashamed; gone up upon every high mountain, and line thev, their king4, their prices, and their der every green tree, and there liach played priests, and their prophets.

the halot 27 Saying to a trock. Thou art my father; 7 And I (aid, after she had done 01 there and to attone, Thou haft brought me furth? things, Turn thog into ine: but the turned for they have turned their back into me, not. And ler erricherous affer Jindah (w H. and not their face; but in the time of their And I w. when for all the causes troulile they wilay, Aric and lates. wbcrely bachi diog i j c. mmitted adu!

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