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Egypt's confusion, are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellors of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings? 12. Where are they 3 where are thy wise men? and let them tell thee now, and let them know what the Lord of hosts hath purposed upon Egypt. 13 The princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced Egypt, even they that are the * of the tribes thereof. 14 The LoRp hath mingled a perverse spirit in the midst thereof: and they have caused Egypt to err in every work thereof, as a drunken man staggereth in his

vomit. . 15. Neither shall there be any

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againstit. 18 1s In that day shall five cities in the land of Egypt speak the lan#. of Canaan, and swear to the QRD of hosts; one shall be called, The city of destruction. 19 In that day shall there be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereaf to the Lord. 20 And it shall be for a sign and for a witness, unto the Lord of hosts in the land of o;; for they shall cry unto the LöRn because of , the oppressors, and he shall send them a saviour, and a reat one, and he shall deliver

them. 21 And the LQRD shall be known to Egypt, and the Egyptians shall know the LORD in that day, and shall do sacrifice and oblation; ea, they shall yow a vow unto the QRD, and perform it. 22 And the LoRD shall smite Egypt: he shall smite and heal it is and they shall return even to the LoRD, and he shall be entreated of them, and shall healthem. 23 T In that #. shall there be a nighway out of o: to Assyria, and the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, § the Egyptian into As


and captivity syria, and , the Egyptians sha. serve with the Assyrians. 24. In that day shall Israel be the third with Egypt and with Assyria. i. a blessing in the midst of the and : 25, Whom the Lorp., of hosts shall bless, saying, Blessed be Egypt .# people, and Assyria the work. of my hands, and Israe mine inheritance. . . CHAP. XX, Captivity of Egypt and Ethiopia. N the Å. that Tartan came unto Ashdod, (when. Sargon the king of Assyria sent hims) and fought against Ashdod, and took

it 2 At the same time spake the LoRD by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go, and loose the sack cloth from of thy loins, and put off thy shoe, from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and bare:

3.And the o said. Like as servant Isaiah hath walked nak

and barefoot three years for a sign and wonder upon Egypt and upon

Ethiopia; 4 So shall the king of Assyria lead away the Egyptians prisoners, and the Ethiopians captives, young and old, naked and barefoot, even with their buttocks uncovered, to

e of Ho! 5 And they shall be afraid and à. o § expecta

tion, and of Egypt their glory. 6 And the inhabitant of this isle shall say, in that day, Behold, such is our expectation, whither we flee for help, to be delivered from the of Assyria: and how shall we


CHAP. XXI. ####" of, Babylon foreshewn. T E burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds in the south pass through; so it cometh from the desert, from a terrible

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7 And be saw a chariot with a couple of horsemen, a chariot of asses, and a ghariot of camels; and 5 he hearkened diligently with much

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orsemen. And he answered and

said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and

all the *. images of her gods he hath broken unto the ground. I0 O my threshing, the corn of my floor: that which I have leard of the Lorp of hosts, the God of Israel, have I declared unto

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from the drawn sword, and from the bent bow, and from the grievousness of war. 16 For thus hath the LoRD said unto me, Within a year, according to years of a hirelin and all the glory of Kedar sh

tail: 17 And the residue of the number of archers, the mighty men of the children. of Kedar, shall diminished: for the LoftD God of Israel hath spoken it. '##"#xis. Invasion of Jewry lamented. HE, burdon of the yalley of Wision. nataileth thee now, that thou art wholly gone up to the house-tops 2 Thou that art full of stirs, a tumultuous city, a joyous city: thy slain men are not slain with the sword, nor dead in battle. 3 All thy rulers are fled together they are bound by the archers: aii that are found in thee are bound

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Judah's invasion, > #other, which have fled from

ar. 4 Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, la– bour not to comfort me, because of thes of the daughter of my people. or it is a day of trouble, and of treading, down, and of perplexity by the Lord God, of hosts in yalley.9f vision, breaking olown the walls, and of crying to the mountains. 6 And Elam bare the quiver wit chariots of men and horsemen, an Kir uncovered the shield. 7 And it shall come to pass, that thy choicest valleys shall be full of chariots, and the horsemen shall set themselves in array at the gate. . 8 T.And he discovered the covering of Judah, and thou didst look in that day to the armour of the house of the forest. 9.Ye have seen also the breaches of the city of David, that they are many: #: gathered together th9 waters of the lower pool. 10 And ye have numbered the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses "of ye broken down to fortify the

wall. 11 Ye made also a ditch beeen the two walls for the water of the old pool; but {. have not Qked unto the maker, thereof, neither had respect unto him that fashioned it long o 2 And in that, day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to o with sackcloth: 13. And behold joy and gladness, slaying. oxen, and killing sheep,

eating h, and drinking wine: let useat and drink; for to morrow we shall di

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fo shall be the shame of thy ord's house. ... . . 19 And I will drive thee from thy station, and from thy state shall he poil thee down. 20 T Å. it shall come to pass in that day, that I will call my servant Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah: nd I will clothe him with thy robe, and strengthen him with thy girdle, and i iji commit shy government into his hand; and he shall be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of

udah. 22. And, the key of the house of David will I lay upon his shoulder : so he shall open, and none shall shut; and he hall shut, and none shall open. 23. And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be for a glorious throme to his father's house. 24 And they shall #"; upon him all .# ory of his father's house, the offspring and the issue, all vessels of small quantity, from the vessels of cups, even to all the vessels of flagons. . 25. In that day, saith the, LoRD of hosts, shall the nail that is fastened in the sure place be removed, and be cut down, and fall; and the burden that was upon it j be cut off: for the LoRf hath spoken it. CHAP. xxIII. JMiserable overthrow of Tyre. TH: burden §o Howl, ye ships of Tarshish; for it is said waste, so that there is no house, no intering in from the samá of hit. tim it is revealed to them. . 2 Be still, ye inhabitants of the isle; thou whom the merchants of Zidon, that pass over the sea, have o 3.And by great waters the seed of Sihor, the harvest of the river, is her revenue; and she is a mart of nations. 4 Be thou ashamed, O Zidon: for the sea hath spoken, even the strength of the sea, saying, I travail not, nor bring forth children, neither do Inourish up young men, nor bring up virgins. As at the report concerning Egypt, so, shall to: be sorely pained at the report of Tyre. 6. Pass ye, over to Tarshish; howl, ye inhabitants of the isle. 7. Is this your joyous city, whose antiquity is of ancient days? Ther own feet shall carry her afar off to

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whose merchants are princes whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth 3 9 The LoRD of hosts hath put posed it, to stain the pride of a glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth. . 10 Pass through thy land as a river, O daughter of Tarshish e is no more stren : 11. He stretched out his hand over the sea, he shook the king. doms: the LoRD hath given a com. mandment against the merchant city, to destroy the strong hold: thereof. 12 And he said, Thou shalt no more ". O thou - oppressed virgin, daughter, of. Zidon : arise pass over to Chittim; shalt thou have no rest. 13 Behold the land of the Cha! deans; this people was not, till the Assyrian founded it for them that dwell in the wilderness: they set up

there also

the towers thereof, they raised up the palaces thereof, and he brought it to ruin.

14 Howl, ye ships of Tarshish. for3%. strength is laid waste. i5 And it hail come to pass in that day, that Tyre shall be forgot. ten seventy years, according to the days of one king: after the end of Seventy years shall Tyre sing as a harlot. .16 Take a harp, go about the city, thou harlot that hast been forgotten; make sweet melody. sing many o that thou mayest be remembered. 7 || And, it shall come to pass the end of seventy years, that the LoRD will, visit Tyre, and she shall turn to her hire, and shall commit fornication with all the kingdoms of the world upon the ace of the earth. .18 And her merchandise and her hire shall be holiness to the LoRn; it shall not be treasured nor laid yp; for her merchandise shall be for them that dwell before the Rp, to eat sufficiently, and for durable clothing. CHAP. xxiv. God's Judgments on the Land. EHOLD, the Lord maketh the earth, empty, and maketh it waste, and tuneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabi tants, thereof. 2 And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid, so, with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with

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uo. him. 3. The land shall be utterly em tied, and utterly spoiled: for the Loftd hath spoken this word. 4 The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the only people of the earth do languish. The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; , because they have transgressed, the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the o Covenant. 6. Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left. 7. The new wine mourneth, the yine languisheth, all the merryhearted do sigh. § The mirth of tabrets, ceaseth, the noise of them, that rejoice endeth, the joy of the harp ceas

eth. 9. They shall not drink wine with a song ; %; drink shall be bitter to them that drink it. . . . 10.The city of confusion is broken down: every house is shut up, that no man may come in. . . . 11 There is, a crying for wine in the streets; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone; 12. In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten wi estruction. 13 TWhen thus it shall be in the midst of the land among, the peo: ple, there shall be as the shaking of an olive-tree, and as the gleaning-grapes when the vintage is

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even § to the righteous. But said, My leanness, my leanness, wo unto me! the treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously. Fear, and the pit, and the ee, O inhabi


it shall come to pass, that he who fleeth from the noise of the fear shall fall into the P. and he that cometh, up out of the

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on high are open, and the founda. tions of the earth do shake. 19 The earth is utterly broken down, the earth is clean #. e earth is moved exceedingly. 20. The earth, shall reel to and fro like, a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression thereofshall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not

rise *†† 21 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall pu nish the host of the high, ones that are on high, and the kings of the earth upon the earth. 22 And they shall be gathered to: gether, as prisoners are gathered #."; o shut up in rison, and after man ays jor many day 23 Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun amed, when the LoRD of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and fore his ancients glori

Ously. Tvro ź. God rophet praise 0d. LQRD, thqū art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done won: derful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth. 2 For thou hast made of a city a heap; of a defenced city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city ; it shall never be built. 3 Therefore shall the stron ple glorify thee, the city of rible nations shall fear thee. For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat. when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the

waii. 5 Thou shalt bring down the noise of strangers, as the heat in a dry place; even the heat with the shadow of a cloud; the brançh of the terrible ones shall be brought

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10. Let favour, he shewed to the
wicked, vet will, he not learn
righteousness; in the land of up-
rightness will he deal unjustly, and

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fire of thine enemies
12 T LORD, thou wilt ordain
peace for us: for thou also has:
wo all our works in us.
13, O Lord our God, other lords
besides thee have had dominion
over us; but by thee only will we
make mention of thy name-
. 14. They are i. they shall not
live; they are they shal
not rise; therefore hast thou visite.
and destroyed them, and made all
their memory to perish.
. 15 Thou hast increased the na-
tion, O Lord, thou hast increased
the nation ; thou art glorified
thou hast removed it far oroo
the ends of the earth.
.16 LoRD, in, trouble have they
visited thee; they poured out a
prayer, when thy chastening cas
upon them.
17 Like as a woman with child.
that draweth near time of her
delivery, is in pain, and crieth out
in her pangs 3 so have we been in
thy §§ food.
18 We have been with child, we
have been in pain, we have as it
were brought forth wind; we have
not wrought any deliverance in the
earth; neither have the inhabitants
of the world fallen.
19 Thy dead men shall live, to
ether with my dead body shall
ey arise... Awake and sing, ye
that dwell in dust: for thy dew is
as the dew of herbs, and earth
shall so the dead. l
|| Uome, my people, enter
thou into o and shut
thy, doors about thee: hide thyself
as it were for a little moment, until
the indignation be overpast.
21 For behold, the LöRp cometh
out of his Fo to punish, the in
habitants of the eqrth for their ini-
§§ the earth also shall disclose
her blood, and shall no more cover
her slain.
God's Care over his Vineyard.
IN that day the LoRD with his
sore and o: and strong sword
shall punish leviathan the piercing
serpent, even leviathan that crook-
ed serpent; and he shall slay the
dragon that is in the sea.
2. In that day sing ye unto her, A
vineyard of red wine, . -
3. I the Lond do keep it; I will
water, it every, moment: lest any
hurt it, I will keep it night and

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