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nto the band of Midian raise up against you a nation, o kindled a fire in mine anger, which Pars

house of Israel, saith the LORD, shall bura for ever. $1,8. And that year they the God of hosts; and they shali

Jer. xxiv, 8-10. And as the evil od oppressed the children afflict you from the entering in of figs, which cannot be eaten, they I eighteen years, all the Harnath unto the river of the wild are so evil; surely thus saith the of Israel that were on derness.

LORD, So will I give Zedekiih the rside Jordan, in the land

king of Judah, and his princes, norites which is in Gilead. THE CAPTIVITY. . and the residue of Jerusalem, 5xlfi, 1. And the children 2 Kings xx, 17. Behold, the days that remain in this land, and them I did evil again in the come, that all that is in thine that dwell in the land of Egypt; the LORD; and the LORD house, and that which thy fathers And I will deliver them to be rethem into the hand of ha aid up in store unto this day, moved into all the kingdoms of İstines forty years. shall be carried into Babylon: Do- | the earth for their hurt, to be a rexil, 9. And when they thing shall be left, saith the LORD. proach and a proverb, a taunt and

a curse, in all places whither I le LORD their God, he sold 2 Kings xxi, 12, 13. Therefore shall drive them. And I will send to the hand of Sisera, thus saith the LORD God of Israel, the sword, the famine, and the

the host of Hazor, and Behold, I am bringing such evii pestilence, among them, till they band of the Philistines, upon Jerusalem and Judah. that be consumed from off the land the hand of the king of whosoever heareth of it, both his that I gave unto them and to nd they fought against ears shall tingle. And I will their fathers. stretch over Jerusalem the line of

Jer. XXV, 8, 9, 11. Therefore 153, 32. In those days the Samaria, and the plummet of the thus saith' the LORD of hosts, gan to cut Israel short: house of Ahab; and I will wipe Because ye have not heard my lel smute them in all the Jerusalem as a man wipeth a dish words, Behold, I will send and Israel.

wiping it, and turning it upside take all the families of the north, IV, 37. (In those days down.

saith the LORD, and Nebuchad> began to send against 2 Kings xxiv, 1. In bis days rezzar the king of Babylon, my lezin the king of Syria, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon servant, and will bring them th the son of Remaliah.) came up, and Jehoiakim became against this land, and against

IVII, 20. And the LORD his servant three years; then he the inhabitants thereof, and against all the seed of Israel, and turned and rebelled against him.

all these nations round about, and them, and delivered them

Isa. xxxix, 6. Behold, the days will utterly destroy them, and band of spoilers, until he come, that all that is in thine make them an astonishment, and them out of his sight. house, and that which thy fathers an hissing, and perpetual desola40-42. Therefore was the have laid up in store until this tions. And this whole land shall the LORD kindled against day, shall be carried to Babylon: be a desolation, and an astonishle, insomuch that he ab- nothing shall be left, saith the ment; and these nations shall

serve the king of Babylon seventy own inheritance. And LORD.

years. bem into the hand of the

Jer, xiii, 19. The cities of the and they that hated them south shall be shut up, and none

Jer. xxix, 10, 11. For thus saith er them. Their enemies shall open them; Judah shall be

the LORD, that after seventy years ressed them and they carried away captive all of it, it visit you, and perform my good

be accomplished at Babylon I will oght into subjection un shall be wholly carried away cap-word toward you, in causing you hand. tive,

to return to this place. For I II, 22, 23. But this is a

Jer. xv, 2, 4, 5, 14. And it shall know the thoughts that I think bbbed and spolled; they come to pass, it they say unto toward yon, saith the LORD, them suared in holes, thee, whither shall we go forth? thoughts of peace, and not of evil, are hid in prison-houses: then thou shalt tell them, Thus to give you an expected end. for a prey, and none de

saith the LORD, Such as are for for a spoil, and none death, to death; and such as are of Judah shall not escape out of

Jer. xxxii, 4. And Zedekiah king store. Who among you for the sword, to the sword; and the hand of the Chaldeans, but e ear to this? who will such as are for the famine, to the shall surely be delivered into the and hear for the time to famine; and such as are for the hand of the king of Babylon, and

captivity, to the captivity. And I shall speak with him mouth to 14-16. 18 Israel a servant? will cause them to be removed mouth, and bis eyes shall behold home-born slavd why is into all kingdoms of the earth, his eyes. d? The young lions roar- because of Manasseh the son of him, and yelled, and they Hezekiah king of Judah, for that

Jer. xxxiv, 1-3. The word which land waste; his cities are wbich he did in Jerusalem. For

came unto Jeremiah from the Ithout inhabitant. Also who shall have pity upon thee, o of Babylon, and all his army, and

LORD, (when Nebuchadnezzar king tren of Noph and Taha- Jerusalem? or who shall bemoan all the kingdoms of the earth of sve broken the crown of thee? or who shall go aside to his dominion, and all the people,

ask how thou dôest? And I will fought against Jerusalem, and ix, 7. Aud I will make make thee to pass with thine counsel of Judah and enemies into a land which thou against all the cities thereof,) saym in this place; and I knowest not: for a fire is kindled ing, Tuus saith the Lord, the

God of Israel, Go and speak to 1se them to fall' by the in mine anger, which shall burn Zedekiah king of Judah, and tell refore their enemies, and upon you.

him, Thus saith the LORD, Behold, hands of them that seek

Jer. xvil, 4. And thou, even I will give this city into the hand of e and their carcases will thyself

, shalt discontinue from the king of Babylon, and he shall o be meat for the fowls of thine heritage that I gave thee: burn it with fire. And thou shalt Ten, and for the beasts of and I will cause thee to serve not escape out of his hand,but shalt

thine enemies in the land which surely be taken, and delivered 1T1, 14. But, bebold, I will thou knowest not: for ye have into bis hand; and thine eyes shall bel:old the eyes of the king of (that is the ninth year of Hoshea , Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylor Babylon, and he shall speak with king of Israel,) Samaria was taken. saying. thee mouth to mouth, and thou And the king of Assyria did Jer, xxxix, 9. Then Nebuza shalt go to Babylon.

carry away Israel unto Assyria, adan the captain of the guai Jer. xxxviii, 1-3. Then Shepha- and put them in Halah and in carried away

captive into Baby trah the son of Mattan, and Geda- Habor by the river of Gozan, and the remnant of the people th liah the son of Pashur, and Jucal in the cities of the Medes; Be- remained in the city, and tha the son of Slielemiah, and Pashur cause they obeyed not the voice that fell away, that 'fell to hi the son of Malchiah, heard the of the Lord their God, but trans

with the rest of the people tà words that Jeremiah had spoken gressed his covenant, and all that remained. unto all the people, saying, Thus Moses the servant of the LORD

25, . saith the LORD, Tle that remaineth commanded, and would not hear Nebuzar-ndan, the captain of in this city shall die by the sword, them, por do them.

guard, carried away captive a by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goeth forth to


tain of the poor of the peopl

and the residue of the people ta the Chaldeans shall live; for he 2 Kings xxiv, 14-16. And he remained in the city, and the shall have his life for a prey, and carried away all Jerusalem, and all that fell away, that fell to u shall live. Thus saith the Lord, the princes, and all the mighty, king of Babylon, and the rest This city shall surely be given intó men of valour, even ton thousand the multitude. And the capta the hand of the king of Babylon's captives, and all the craftsmen of the guard took Seraiabu army, which shall take it.

and smiths: none remained, save chief priest, and Zephaniah u Jer. xliv, 27. Behold, I will the poorer sort of the people of second priest, and the thr watch over them for evil, and not the land. And he carried away keepers of the door. He took al for good; and all the men of Judah Jehoiachin to Babylon, and the out

of the city an eunuch, whi that are in the land of Egypt shall king's mother, and the king's had the charge of the men of w be consumed by the sword, and wives, and his officers, and

the and soven men of them that we by the famine, until there be an mighty of the land; those carried near the king's person, whi end of them.

he into captivity from Jerusalem were found in the city; and

to Babylon. And all the men of principal scribe of the host, w Ezek. v, 14. Moreover, I will might, even seven thousand, and mustered the people of the las make thee waste, and a reproach craftsmen and smiths a thousand, and tbreescore men of the peo among the nations that are round all that were strong and apt for of the land, that were found in about thee, in the sight of all that war, even them the king of Baby- midst of the city. This ist pass by.

Ion brought captive to Babylon. people whom Nebuchadrezz Ezek. vi, 7. And the slain shall fall in the midst of you; and yo they took the king, and brought seventh year three thousand Jey

2 Kings xxv, 6, 7, 11, 19-21. So carried away captive: In t shall know that I am the LORD.

him up to the king of Babylon to and three and twents: In a Ezek. xii, 15.. And they shall Riblah; and they gave judgment eighteenth year of Nebucha know that I am the LORD, when I

upon him. And they slew the rezzar he carried away capti shall scatter them among the na- sons of Zedekiah before his eyes,

from Jerusalem eight hundr tions, and disperse them in the and put out the eyes of Zedekiah, thirty and two persons: In y countries,

and bound him with fetters of three and twentieth year of Ezek. xxii, 15, 16. And I will brass, and carried him to Babylon.

buchadrezzar, Nebuzar-adan, scatter thee among the heathen, Now the rest of the peoplo that captain of the guard, carti and disperse thee in the countries, were left in the city, and the away captive of the Jews ser and will consume thy filthiness fugitives that fell away to the hundred forty and five persons out of thee. And thou shalt take king of Babylon, with the remnant the persons were four thousa thine'inheritance in thyself in the of the multitude,did Nebuzaradan, and six hundred. sight of the heathen, and thou the captain of the guard, carry shalt know that I am the LORD. away. And out of the city he CONDITION DURING THE Hosea v, 9. Ephraim shall be took an officer, that was set over

CAPTIVITY desolate in the day of rebuke: the men of war, and five men of

Lev. xxvi, 38. And ye sta among the tribes of Israel have i them that were in the king's premade known that which shall sence, which were found in the perish among the beathen, a surely be. city, and the principal scribe of the

the land of your enemies shall e

you up. VIT.

host, which mustered the people ISRAEL IN CAPTIVITY. of the land, and threescore men

Esther 11, 5, 6. Now, in Shost of the people of the land that were the palace there was a certa FATE OF THE TEN TRIBES.

found in the city: And Nebuzar- Jew, whose name was Morded 2 Kings xvii, 5. Then the king adan, captain of the guard, took the son of Jair, the son of Shten of Assyria came up throughout these, and brought them to the the son of Kish, a Benjami all the land, and went up to Sa- king of Babylon to Riblab: And Who had been carried away in maria, and besieged it three years. the king of Babylon sinote them, Jerusalem with the captivi 2 Kings xvill, 8-12. He smote and slew them at Riblah, in the which had been carried aw

with Jeconiah king of Juda the Philtstiues, even unto Gaza, land of Hamath. So Judah was

whoin Nebuchadnezzar the 211 and the borders thereof, from the carried away out of their land. tower of the watchmen to the Jer. xxix, 2, 3. (After that Je- of Babylun had carried away fenced city. And it came to pass coniah the king, and the queen, Ps. lxxviii, 61, 62. And delive in the fourth year of king Heze- and the eunuchs, the princes of od his strength into captivity, kiah, which was the seventh year Judah and Jerusalem, and the his glory into the enemy's ban of Hoshea son of Elah king of carpenters, and the smiths, were He gave his people over also a Israel, that Shalmaneser king of departed from Jerusalem,) By the the sword; and was wroth s Assyria came up against Samaria, hand of Elasah the son or sha- his inheritance. and besieged it. And at the end pban, and Gemariah the son of PS. CXXXVII, 1-4. By the rive of three years they took it: even Hilkiah, (whom Zedekiah king of of Babylon there we sat dow in the sixth year of Hezekiah, Judah sent unto Babylon to' we wept when we remember We hanged our harps upon sword. According to their un-¡ shall be well with you. As for willow in the midstthereof. For cleanness, and accurding to their me, behold, I will dwell at Mizpah, me they that carried ns away transgressions, have I done unto to serve the Chaldeans which will tire required of us a song; and them, and hid my face from come unto us: but ye, gather ye ir that wasted us required of us them.

wine, and summer-fruits, and oil, Atb, soving, Sing is one of the

Hosea vili, 8. Israel is swallow and put them in your vessels, and Zion. How shall we ed up: now'shall they be among dwell in your cities that ye have the Lord's song in a strange the Gentiles as a vessel wherein taken. Likewise, when all the 2 is no pleasure.

Jews that were in Moab, and let. lxlii, 18. The people of thy ness have possessed it but a them with a whirlwind among all Edom, and that were in all the

Zech. vii, 14. But I scattered among the Ammonites, and in while: our adversaries have the nations whom they knew not: Babylon bad left a remnant of deo down tby sanctuary. thus the land was desolate after Judah, and that he had set over INÍV, 10. Thy holy cities are them, that no man passed through them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, dulerness, Zion is a wilderness, nor returned; for they laid the the son of Shaphan; Even all the alem a desolation. pleasant land 'desolate.

Jews returned out of all places 1, 1, 3-5. How doth the

whither they were driven, and mit solitary that was full of ! Al is she become as a THE PRESERVED REMNANT. came to the land of Judah, to

unto babe that was great among

Ezra ix, 8. And now, for a little Gedaliah, Mizpah, and watons, and princess among space, grace nath been shewed gathered wine and summer-fruits totincen, horo is she become from the LORD our God, to leave very much. Bary! Jadah is gone into

us a remnant to escape, and to Jer. xliv, 28. Yet a small numLivity because of afriction, and give us a nail in his holy place, ber that escape the sword shall ute of great servitude;' she that cur God may lighten our return out of the land of Egypt Heth among the heathen, she eyes, and give us a little reviving into the land of Judah; and all the

remnant of Judah, that are gone El do rest: all her persecutors in our bondage. Bok her between the straits. 180. xxxvii, 31, 32. And the into the land of Egypt to sojourn ways of Zion do mourn, be- remnant that is 'escaped of the there, shall know whose words

tone come to the solemn house of Judah shall again take shall stand, mine, or theirs. all her gates are desolate; root downward, and bear fruit Jer. xlvi, 28. Fear thou not, o Wests sigh, her virgins are upward. For out of Jerusalem Jacob my servant, saith the LORD; ud, and she is in bitterness. shall go forth a remnant, and they for I am with thee: for I will atversaries are the chief, ber that escape out of mount Zion: make a full end of all the nations

prosper, for the LORD the zeal of the Lord of hosts shall whither I have driven thee: but I dicted her for the multi- do this.

will not make a full end of thee, her transgressions: ber Jer. iv, 27. For thus hath the but correct thee in measure; yet sa are gone into captivity Lond said, The whole land shall will not leave thee wholly the enemy.

be desolate; yet will I not make a unpunished. 1.1. How hath the LORD full end.

Ezek. vi, 8. Yet will I leave a red the daughter of Zion with Jer. V, 18. Nevertheless, in remnant, that ye may have some nd in his anger, and cast those days, saith the LORD, I'will that shall escape the sword among s from heaven onto the earth not make a full end with you. the nations, when ye shall be beauty of Israel, and rememI mA bis footstool in the day thee, saith the Lord, to save thee: Jer. xxx, 11. For I am with scattered through the countries.

Ezek. xii, 16. But I will leava anger!

though I make a full end of all few men of them from the sword, . iv, 12. The kings of the nations whither I have scattered from the famine, and from the Land all the intiabitants of thee, yet will I not make a full pestilence; that they may declare warld, would not have believ- end of thee; but I will correct all their abominations among the

as the adversary and the thee in measure, and will not heathen whither they come; and should have entered into leave thee altogether unpunished. they shall know that I am tho ples of Jerusalem.

VR. XI, 15, 16. Son of man, thy captains of the forces which were
Jer. xl, 7--12. Now, when all the

Ezek. xiv, 22, 23. Yet, behold, leen, ecen thy brethren tbe in the fields, even they and their therein shall be left a remnant utby kindred, and all the men, heard that the king of Baby- that shall be brought forth, both of Israel wholly, are they lon bad made Gedaliah the son of sons and daughters; behold, they

whom the inhabitants of Ahikam governor in the land, and shall come forth unto you, and yo the Loud; unto us is this women, and children, and of the doings: and ye shall be comforted given in possession. ThereTuos saith the Lord God,

poor of the land, of them that concerning the evil that I baye Eogh I have cast them far off Babylon; Then they came were not carried away captive to brought upon Jerusalem, eren

to concerning all that I have brought the leathen, and although Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael upon it. And they shall comfort scattered them among the

the son of Nethaniah,and Johanan you, when ye see their ways and tries, yet will I be to them as and Jonathan the sons of Kareah, their doings; and ye shall know La sanctaary in the countries and Seraiah the son of Tanhum: that I have not

done without cause re they shall come.

eth, and the sons of Ephai the all that I have done in it, saith the XXXIX, 23, 24- And the Netopbathite, and Jezaniah the Lord God. then whall know that tho son of a Maachathite, they and Amos ix, 8, 9, Behold, the eyes of lanel went into captivity their men. And Gedaliah the of the Lord God are upon the Iber iniquity: because they sonof Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, sinful kingdom, and I will destroy pressed against me, therefore sware unto them, and to their it from off the face of the earth; I my face from them, and men, saying, Fear not to serve the saving that I will not utterly

them into the hand of their Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and destroy the house of Jacob, saith ankee, so fell they all by the serve the king of Babylon, and it the LORD. For, lo, I will com


mand, and I will sist the house of I will turn away your captivity, king of Persia, The LORD God Israel among all nations, like as and I will gather you from all the heaven hath given me all i corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall nations, and from all the places kingdoms of the earth; and not the least grain fall upon the whither I have driven you, saith hath charged me to build him earth.

the LORD; and I will bring you house at Jerusalem, which is Zech. xIII, 8, 9. And it shall come again unto the place whence 1 Judah: Who is there among 1 to pass, that in all the land, saith caused you to be carried away of all his people? his God be the LORD, two parts therein' shall captive.

him, and let him go up to Jeru be cut off and die; but the third Jer, XXX, 3, 10. For, lo, the days lem, which is in Judah, and bu shall be left therein. And I will come, saith the LORD, that I the house of the LORD God of bring the third part through the will bring again the captivity rael (he is the God) which is fire, and will refine them as silver of my people Israel and Judah, Jerusalem. And whosoever is refined, and will try them as saith the LORD; and I will causé maineth in any place where gold is tried: they shall call on my them to return to the land that sojourneth, let the men of his p! name, and I will hear them: I will I gave to their fathers, and help him with silver, and w say, it is my people; and they they shall possess it. There- gold, and with goods, and w shall say, The LORD is my God. fore fear thou not, O my servant beasts, besides the free-will-off

Jacob, saith the Lord; neither being for the house of God that a VII.

dismayed, O Israel: for, lo, I will Jerusalem. Then rose up RETURN FROM CAPTIVITY. save thee from afar, and thy seed chief of the fathers of Jodat :

from the land of their captivity; Benjamin, and the priests, and

and Jacob shall return, and shall Lévites, with all them whose ap Isa. xlv, 2. And the people shall be in rest,

and be quiet, and none God had raised, to go up to bu take them, and bring them to shall make him afraid.

the house of the LORD which their place; and the house of

Jer. xxx11,36,37. And now there

Jerusalem. And all they Israel shall possess them in the land of the LORD for servants and fore thus saith the LORD, the God were about them strengiber handmaids: and they shall take of Israel, concerning this city, their hands with vessels of sile them captives, whose captives livered into the hand of the king beasts, and with precious this

whereof ye say, it shall be de' with guld, with goods, and w they were; and they shall rule

besides all that was willingly over their oppressors, of Babylon. Behold, I will

fured. Isa. xliv, 26, 27. That confirmeth gather them out of all countries. Jer. xxxlil, 7. And I will cause the Levites, and some of 1

Ezra il, 70. So the priests, the word of bis servant, and performeth the counsel of his mes the captivity of Judah, and the sergers; that saith to Jerusalem, captivity of Israel to return, and people, and the singers, and

porters, and the Nethinims de Thou shalt be inhabited; and to will build them, as at the first.

in their cities, and all Israel the cities of Judah, Ye shall be Jer. xlvl, 27. But fear not thou, their cities. built; and I will raise up the de- O my servant Jacob, and be not cayed places thereof: That saith dismayed, o Israel: for, behold, I seventh inonth was come, and

Exra iii, 1. And when to the deep, Be dry; and I will dry will save thee from afar off, and children of Israel toeré in 1 up thy rivers.

thy seed from the land of their cities, the people gathered the Jer. xii, 14, 15. Thus saith the captivity; and Jacob shall return, selves together as one man LORD against all mine evil neigh- and be in rest and at ease, and

Jerusalem. bours, that touch the inheritance none shall make him afraid. which I have caused my people

Exra vil, 6, 7, 13. This Ezra w

Jer.1,33,34. Thus saith the LORD Israel to inherit; Behold, I will of hosts, The children of Israel ready scribe in the law of Mos

up from Babylon; and be 100 pluck them out of their land, and and the children of Judah were which the LORD God of Israel bo pluck out the house of Judah from oppressed together: and all that given; and the king granted b among them. And it shall come took them captives held them all his request, according to to pass, after that I have plucked fast; they refused to let them go. hand of the LORD hts God up them out, I will return, and have Their Redeerner is strong; The him. And there went up som compassion on them, and will LORD of hosts is bis name. bring them again, every man to Ezek. xx, 38. ... I will bring priests, and the Levites, and !

the children of Israel, and of his heritage, and every man to his them forth out of the country singers, and the porters, and ! land.

where they sojourd, and they Nethinims, unto Jerusalem, tu ! Jer. xvi, 14 15. Therefore, be shall not enter into the land of seventh year of Artaxerxes hold, the days come, salth' the Israel; aud ye shall kuow that I king. I make a decree, thal LORD, that it shall no more be said, am the LORD.

they of the people of Israel, and The LORD liveth, that brought up Zeph, lil, 19. Behold, at that time his priests and Levites, in the children of Israel out of the I will undo all that afflict thee: realm, which are minded of the Land of Egypt; But, the Lord and I will save her that halteth, own free-will to go up to Jerus liveth, that brought up the child and gather her that was driven lom, go with thee. dreu of Israel from the land of the out; and I will get them praise and north, and from all the lands tame in every land where they men; yet our God hath not a

Ezra ix, 9. For we were bot whithier he had driven them: and have been put to slame, I will bring them again into their

saken us in our bondage, but to

extended mercy unto us in land that I gave unto their fathers. ACCOMPLISHED UNDER CYRUS. sight of the kings of Persia Jer. xxiv, 6. Thus saith the

Ezra 1, 1-6. Now, in the first give us a reviving, to set up LORD, the God of Israel, Like these year of Cyrus king of Persia, (that house of our God, and to regret good figs, so will I acknowledge the word of the

LORD by the mouth the desolations thereof, and tu el inem that are carried away caps of Jeremiah might be fulfilled.) 18 a wall in Judab aud in Jert tive of Judah, whom I have sent the LORD stirred up the spirit of salem. out of this place into the land of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made the Chaldeans for their good.

REBUILDING OF a proclamation throughout all his Jer. xxix, 14. And I will be kingdom, and put it also in writ

JERUSALEM "found of you, saith the LORD: anding, saying, Thus saith Cyrus Sec under CANAAN.

OPPOSITION TO THE Luke xxiii. 28-30. But Jesus, they shall be as nothing, and they RETURNED TRIBES. turning unto them, said, Daughters that strive with thee shall perish.

of Jerusalem, weep not for me, Thou shalt seek them, and shalt Esra iv, 21-24. Give ye now commandment to cause these men

but weep for yourselves, and for not find them. even them that con

your children. For, behold, the tended with thee: they that war to cease, and that this city be not days are coming, in the which against shall be as nothing, and ballded, until another command they shall say, Blessed are the as a thing of nought. For I the ment shall be given from me. barren, and the wombs that never LORD thy God will hold thy right Take heed now that ye fail not to bare, and the paps which never hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; do this: why should damage grow gave suck. Then shall they begin I will help thee. to the hurt of the kings? Now, to say to the mountains, Fall on wben the copy of king Artax

Isa. xliii, 5-7. Fear not; for I am eries' letter was read before Reus; and to the hills, Cuver us.

with thee: I will bring thy seed kamn, and Shirshal the scribe, and

from the east, and gather theo their companions, they went up in IX.-PROPHECIES AND from the webt; I will say to the Haste to Jerusalem unto the Jews, STATEMENTS HAVING

porth, Give up; and to the south, and made them to cease by force OFTEN A SPIRITUAL

Keep not back: bring my sons kpd power. Then ceased the work

from far, and my daughters from of the house of God which is at


the ends of the earth; Even every Jerusalem. So it ceased unto the


one that is called by my name: second year of the reign of Darius TO THE JEWS, OR ILLUSTRATED IN

for I have created him for my king of Persia

glory, I have formed him; yea, I THEIR HISTORY.

have made him. NIA, il, 10, 11, When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the ser. I any more remove the foot of Babylon, flee ye from the Chal2 Chron. xxxiil, 8. Neither will

186. xlviii, 20. Go ye forth of Fant, the Ammonite, beard of it, it Israel from out of the land which deans, with a voice of singing grieved them exceedingly that I have appointed for your fathers; declare ye, tell this, utter it even Liere was come a man to seek the

so that they will take heed to do to the end of the earth; say ye, Felfare of the children of Israel. all that I have

commanded them, The LORD hath redeemed his So I came to Jerusalem, and was according to the whole law, and Rere three days.

servant Jacob. the statutes, and the ordinances, Ned. iv, 1. But it came to pass, by the hand of Moses.

Isa. xlix, 12, 18-21. Behold, these that when Sanballat heard that Ps. Ixxxv, 1. LORD, thou hast from the north and from the west;

shall come from far: and, lo, these se bullded the wall, he was wroth, been favourable unto thy land: and these from the land of Sinin. soá took great indignation, and thou hast brought back the cap- Lift up thine eyes round about, boked the Jews. tivity of Jacob.

and bebold: all these gather themNeh vi, 1-3. Now it came to Ps. cxxvi, 1. When the LORD selves together, and come to thee. pie, vben Sanballat, and Tobiah, turned again the captivity of Zion, As I live, saith the LORD, thou ind Geshem the Arabian, and the we were like them that dream.

shalt surely clothe thee with them ne of our enemies, beard that I Isa. xiv, 3, 4. And it shall come all, as with an ornament, and bind Le builded the wall, and that to pass in the day that the LORD them on thee, as a bride doeth, there was no breach left therein, shall give thee rest from thy For thy waste and thy desolate though at that time I had not set sorrow, and from thy fear, and places, and the land of thy destrucup the doors upon the gates,) from the hard bondage wherein tion, shall even now be too narrow That Sanballat and Geshem sent thou wast made to serve, That by reason of the inhabitants, and mto me, saying, Come, let us thou shalt take up this proverb they that swallowed thee up shall Teet together in some one of the against the king of Babylon, and be far away. The children which Villages in the plain of Ono: but say, How hath the oppressor thou shalt have after thou hast lost Hey thought to do me mischief. ceased! the golden city ceased! the other, sball say again in tbine And I sent messengers unto them, sying, I am doing a great work, the present be brought unto the

189. xviii, 7. In that time shall ears, The place is too strait for

me: give place to me, that I may so that I cannot come down: Why LORD of hosts of a people scattered thine heart, who hath begotten

dwell. Then shalt thou say in sbonld the work coase, whilst í have it, and come down to you?

and peeled, and from a people me these, seeing I have lost my
terrible from their beginning hith-
erto; a nation meted out and trodchildren, and am desolate, a cap-

tive, and removing to and fro? den under foot, whose land the and' who bath brought up these? FINAL DISPERSION. Deut. xxviil, 66, 67. And thy of the name of the LORD of hosts, where had they beeng

rivers have spoiled, to the place Behold, I was left alone; these, thee, and thou shalt fear day and the mount Zion. nigtet, and shalt have none assur- Isa. Xxvii, 12, 13. And it shall Isa. III, 1, 12. Awake, awake; aze of thy life: In the morning come to pass in that day, that the put on thy strength, o Zion; put theu sball say, Would God it were LORD shall beat off from the chan-on thy beautiful garments, o Jerueven! and at even thou shalt say, nel of the river unto the stream of salem, the holy city: for henceWoaid God it were morning! for Egypt, and ye shall be gathered forth there shall no more come the fear of thine heart wherewith one by one, o ye children of into thee the uncircumcised and thou shalt fear, and for the sight Israel. And it shall come to pass the unclean. For ye shall not go of thine eyes which thou shalt in that day, that the great trum-out with haste, por go by fligbt:

pet shall be blown, and they shall for the LORD will go before you; Luke zxi, 22, 23. For these be come which were ready to perish and the God of Israel will be your the days of vengeance, that all in the land of Assyria, and the rere-ward.

Isa. liv, 3. For thou shalt break things which are written may be outcasts in the land of Egypt, and feiilled. But woe unto them that shall worship the LORD in the holy forth on the right hand

and on the

left; and thy seed shall inherit the ate with child, and to them that mount at Jerusalem. give suck, in those days! for there Isa. xli, 11-13. Behold, all they Gentiles, and make the desolato dizall be great distress in the land, that were incensed against the cities to be inhabited. and wrath upon this people. shall be ashamed and confounded: Isa. Ix, 3-5, 11, 12, 16. And the


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