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16 Thou art filled with shame for glory: 'drink thou also, and let thy foreskin be uncovered: the cup of the LORD's right hand shall be turned unto thee, and shameful spewing shall be on thy glory.

17 For the violence of Lebanon shall cover thee, and the spoil of beasts, which made them afraid, because of men's blood, and for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell therein.

18 ¶ "What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten image, and a * teacher of lies, that "the maker of his work trusteth therein, to make dumb idols?

19 Wo unto him that saith to the wood, Awake; to the dumb stone, Arise, it shall teach! Behold, it is laid over with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.

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20 But the LORD is in his holy temple ☛let all the earth keep silence before him.

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2 O LORD, I have_heard thy speech, and was afraid: O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.

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3 God came from "Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah. His glory

covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise.

4 And his brightness was as the light; he had horns coming out of his hand and there was the hiding of his power.

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trembleth at God's majesty.

6 He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: his ways are everlasting.

7 I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction: and the curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.

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8 Was the LORD displeased against the rivers? was thine anger against the rivers? was thy wrath against the sea, that thou didst ride upon thine horses and 'thy chariots of salvation?

9 Thy bow was made quite naked, ac cording to the oaths of the tribes, even thy ki Thou didst cleave the word. Selah.

earth with rivers.

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10 The mountains saw thee, and they trembled: the overflowing of the water passed by: the deep uttered his voice, and lifted up his hands on high.

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11 The sun and moon stood still in their habitation: 'at the light of thine " arrows they went, and at the shining of thy glittering spear.

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12 Thou didst march through the land in indignation, thou didst thresh the heathen in anger.

13 Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, even for salvation with thine anointed; thou woundedst the head out of the house of the wicked, by discovering the foundation unto the neck. Selah.

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14 Thou didst strike through with his staves the head of his villages: they "came out as a whirlwind to scatter me: their rejoicing was as to devour the poor secretly.

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15 Thou didst walk through the sea with thine horses, through the heap of great waters.

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16 When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness 5 Before him went the pestilence, and entered into my bones, and I trembled in

fe burning coals went forth at his feet.

Hos. 7. 5. r Gen. 9. 22. p Or, more with shame than with glory. s Jer. 25. 26, 27. 9 Heb. the & 51. 57. t ver. 8. u Isai. 44. 9, 10. & 46. 2. x Jer. 10. 8, 14. Zech. 10. 2 fashioner of his fashion. y Ps. 115. 5. 1 Cor. 12. 2. z Ps. 135. 17. a Ps. 11. 4. r Heb. be silent all the earth before him. b Zeph. 1.7. Zech. 2. 13.

CHAP. III. a Ps. 7, title. a Or, according to variable songs, or, tunes, called in Hebrew, Shigionoth. b Heb. thy report, or, thy hearing. cOr, preserve alive. b Ps. 85. b. d Or, the south. c Deut. 33. 2. Judg. 5. 4. Ps. 68. 7. Or, bright beams out of his vide. d Nuh. 1. 3. f Or, burning diseases. Dout. 32. 24. e Psalm 18. 8. f Nah. 1. 5.

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g Gen. 49. 26. g Or, Ethiopia. h Or, under affliction, or, vanity. h Deut. 33, 26, 97. PL 68. 4. & 104. 3. ver. 15. i Or, thy chariots were salvation, k Or, Thou didst cleave the rivers of the earth. i Ps. 78. 15, 16. & 105, 41, k Ex. 19. 16, 18. Judg. 5. 4,5 P. 68

m Josh. 10. 12, 13. Ör, thine arrows n Josh. 10. 11. Ps. 18. 14. & 77. 17, 18. o Jer. 51. 33. Amo

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CHAP. I.

ZEPHANIAH.

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6 And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought" the LORD, nor inquired for him.

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7 Hold thy peace at the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for "the LORD hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath bid his guests.

8 And it shall come to pass in the day

Or, cut them in pieces. q Heb. lie. s Job 13. 15. t Isaiah 41. 16. & 61. 10. u Ps. 27.1 x 2 Sam. 22. 34. Psalm 18. 33. y Deut. 32. 13. & 33.29. Heb. neginoth. Ps. 4, title. CHAP. I. a Heb. By taking away I will make an end. b Heb. the face of the land. Hos. 4. 3. b Ezek. 7. 19. & 14. 3, 4, 7. Mat. 13. 41. e Or, idols. c Fulfilled, 2 Kings 23.4, 5. 4 Iloe. 10.5. e 2 Kings 23. 12. Jer. 19. 13. f1 Kings 18.21. 2 Kings 17.33,4 g Isai.

of the LORD's sacrifice, that I will punish the princes, and the king's children, and all such as are clothed with strange apparel.

9 In the same day also will I punish all those that leap on the threshold, which fill their masters' houses with violence and deceit.

10 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD, that there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish-gate, and an howling from the second, and a great crashing from the hills.

11 Howl, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut down; all they that bear silver are cut off.

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12 And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with candles, and punish the men that are I settled on their lees: that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil.

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13 Therefore their goods shall become a booty, and their houses a desolation: they shall also build houses, but not inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, but not drink the wine thereof.

14 The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: the mighty man shall man shall cry there bitterly.

15 y That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and

48. 1. Hos. 4. 15. dOr, to the LORD. h Josh. 23. 7. 1 Kings 11.33. i Isai. 1. 4. Jer. 2. 13, 17. & 15. 6. k Hos. 7.7. 1 Hab. 2. 20. Zech. 2. 13. m Isaiah 13. 6. n Isai. 34. 6. Jer. 46. 10. Ezekiel 39. 17. Rev. 19. 17. e Heb. sanctified, or, prepared. f Hob. visit upon. o Jer. 39. 6. p 2 Chron. 33. 14. q James 5. 1. g Hebrews curded, or, thickened. Jer. 48. 11. Amos 6. 1. 8 Ps. 94. 7. t Deut. 28. 30, 39. Amos 5. 11 u Mic. 6. 15 x Joel 2.1, 11. ▼ Isai. 22.5. Jer. 30. 7. Joel 2.2, 11. Amos 5. 18. ver. 18.

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11 The LORD will be terrible unto them: for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and men shall worship him, every one from his place, even all the isles of the heathen. 12 Ye Ethiopians also, ye shall be slain by my sword.

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13 And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry like a wilderness.

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14 And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all 'the beasts of the nations: both the de cormorant and the bittern shall lodge in the upper lintels of it; their voice shall sing in the windows; desolation shall be in the thresholds: for he shall uncover the cedar-work.

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15 This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her wag his hand.

6 And the sea-coast shall be dwellings and cottages for shepherds, 'and folds for flocks. 7 And the coast shall be for "the remnant of the house of Judah; they shall feed there-1 shall hiss, and m

z Jer. 4. 19. a Deut. 28. 29.

Isai. 59. 10. b Ps. 79. 3. c Pa. 83. 10. Jer. 9. 22. & 16.
4. d Prov. 11, 4. Ezek. 7. 19. e ch. 3. 8. f ver. 2, 3.
CHAP. II. a Joel 2. 16. a Or, not desirous. b Job 21. 18. Ps Im 1.4. Isai. 17. 13.
Hos. 13. 3. e 2 Kings 23. 26. d Ps. 105. 4 Amos 5. 6. e Ps. 76. 9. fJoel 2. 14. Amos

5. 15. Jonah 3. 9. g Jer. 47.4, 5. Ezek. 25. 15. Amos 1. 6, 7, 8. Zech. 9. 5, 6. h Jer.
6. 4. & 15. 8. i Ezek. 25. 16. k Joshua 13. 3. 1Seo Isai. 17. 2. ver. 14. m Isai. 11. 11.
Micah 4. 7. & 5. 7, 8. Hag. 1. 12. & 2. 2. ver. 9. b Or, when, &c. n Ex. 4. 31. Luke 1.
G8. o Palm 126. 1. Jer. 29. 14. ch. 3. 20. p Jer. 48. 27. Ezek. 25. 8. q Ezek. 25.3, 6.

r Jer. 49. 1. s Isai. 15. Jer. 48. Ezek. 25. 9. Amos 2. 1. t Aras 1. 13. u Gen. 19.25 Deut. 29. 23. Isai. 13. 19. & 34. 13. Jer. 49, 18. & 50, 40, x ver. 7, ai. 16. 6. Jer. 48.29. c Heb. make lean. z Mal. 1. 11. John 4. 21. & Gen. 10. 5. b Isai.. & 20.4. Jer. 46 9. Ezek. 30.9. c Ps. 17. 13. d Isni. 10. 12. Ezek. 31. 3. Nah. 1. 1. & 2. 10. & 3 15, 18 over. 6. f Isas. 13. 21, 22. d Or, pelican. g Isni. 34. 11, 14. Or, knips, or, chapters Or, when he hath uncovered. Jer. 32. 1. i Isai. 47. 8. k Rev. 18.7. 1 Job 27. Lam. 2. 15. Ezek. 27. 36. m Nah. 3. 19.

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1 A sharp reproof of Jerusalem for divers sins. 8 An exhortation to wait for the restoration of Israel, 14 and to rejoice for their salvation by God. [BEFORE CHRIST 630.]

An exhortation to rejoice.

11 In that day shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doings, wherein thou hast transgressed against me: for then I will take

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2 She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her God. 3 Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

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rejoice in thy pride, and thou shalt no more be haughty "because of my holy mountain. 12 I will also leave in the midst of thee an afflicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of the LORD.

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14 Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.

58 The just LORD his in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: every morning doth he bring his judgment to light, he fail15 The LORD hath taken away thy judgeth not; but the unjust knoweth no shame. ments, he hath cast out thine enemy: the 6 I have cut off the nations: their 'towers king of Israel, even the LORD, is in the are desolate; I made their streets waste, midst of thee: thou shalt not see evil any that none passeth by their cities are de-more. stroyed, so that there is no man, that there is none inhabitant.

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10 From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia my suppliants, even the daughter of my dispersed, shall bring mine offering.

CHAP. III a Or, gluttonous. b Heb. craw. a Jer. 22. 21. b Jer. 5. 3. c Or, instruction. c Ezek. 22.27. Mic. 3. 9, 10, 11. d Hab. 1.8. e Jer. 23. 11, 32. Lam. 2. 14. Hos. 9. 7. f Ezek, 22, 26. g Deut. 32. 4. h ver. 15, 17. See Mic. 3. 11. d Heb. morning by morning, i Jer. 3. 3. & 6. 15. & 8. 12. e Or, corners. k So Jer. 8. 6. 1 Genesis 6. 12. m Ps. 27. 14. & 37.34. Prov. 20. 22. n Joel 3.2. o ch. 1. 18. p Isai. 19. 18. fHeb. lip. Heb. shoulder. Ps. 68.31. Isni. 18. 1, 7. & 60. 4, &c. Mal. 1. 11. Acts 8.27. r Jer. 7.4. Mic. 3. 11. Matt. 3.9. & Heb. in my holy. s Isai. 14. 32. Zech. 11. 11. Matt. 5. 1 Cor. 1. 27, 28. James 2.5. t Mic. 4. 7. ch. 2. 7. u Isai. 60. 21. x Isai. 63. 8. Rev.

16 In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear thou not: and to Zion, a Let not thine hands be 'slack.

17 The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, 'he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.

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18 I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of thee, to whom 'the reproach of it was a burden.

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19 Behold, at that time I will undo all that afflict thee: and I will save her that halteth, and gather her that was driven out; and "I will get them praise and fame in every land" where they have been put to shame.

20 At that time i will I bring you again, even in the time that I gather you: for I will make you a name and a praise among all people of the earth, when I turn back your captivity before your eyes, saith the LORD.

14. 5. y Ezek. 34. 28. Micah 4. 4. & 7. 14. z Isaiah 12. 6. & 54. 1. Zech. 2. 10. & 9. 9. a John 1. 49. b ver. 5, 17. Ezek. 48.35. Rev. 7. 15. & 21. 3, 4. c Isai. 35. 3, 4. d Heb. 12. 12. i Or, faint. e verse 15. f Deut. 30. 9. Isaiah 62. 5 & 65. 19. Jeremiah 32. 41. k Heb. he will be silent. g Lam. 2. 6. 1 Hebrews the burden upon it was reproach. h Ezekiel 34. 16. Micah 4. 6, 7. m Heb. I will set them for a praise. n Heb. of i Isaiah 11. 12 & 27 12. & 56. 8. Ezek. 28. 25 & 34. 13. & 37, 21

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Amos 9. 14.

CHAP. I.

HAGGAI.

1 Haggai reproveth the people for neglecting the building of the house. 7 He inciteth them to the building. 12 He pro miseth God's assistance to them being forward. [BEFORE CHRIST 520.]

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3 Then came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet, saying,

4 Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your ceiled houses, and this house lie waste? 5 Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.

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6 Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and 'he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes.

7 ¶ Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.

8 Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the LORD.

9 Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to little; and when ye brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the LORD of hosts. Because of mine house that is waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.

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10 Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from dew, and the earth is stayed from her fruit.

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the oil, and upon that which the ground bringeth forth, and upon men, and upon cattle, and upon all the labour of the hands.

12 Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the LORD their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the LORD their God had sent him, and the people did fear before the LORD.

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13 Then spake Haggai the LORD's messenger in the LORD's message unto the people, saying, "I am with saith the LORD. 14 And the LORD stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, ' governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people; 'and they came and did work in the house of the LORD of hosts, their God,

15 In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

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3 Who is left among you that saw this house in her first glory? and how do ye sec it now? is it not in your eyes in comparison of it as nothing?

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4 Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the LORD; and be strong, O Joshua,

d Hob. pierced through. k ch. 2. 16. 1 chap. 2. 17. e Or, blow it away. Lev. 26.18
Deut. 28. 23. 1 Kings 8. 35. n 1 Kings 17. L. 2 Kings 8. L. o chap 217. p Ezra 59
Matt. 28. 20. Rom. 8.31. r 2 Chron. 36.22. Ezra 1. 1. sch. 2. 21. t Ezra 5.2,8
CHAP. II. a Heb. by the hand of. a Ezra 3. 12. b Zech. 4. 10. © Zock. 8. 9

CHAP. I. a Ezra 4. 24. & 5. 1. Zech. 1. 1. a Heb by the hand of Haggai, b1 Chron. 3. 17, 19. Ezra 3. 2. Matt. 1. 12. Luke 3. 27. b Or, captain. c Ezra 3. 2 & 5. 2. d 1 Chron. 6. q c Heb. Set your heart on your ways. 15. e Ezra 5. 1. 12 Sam. 7. 2. Psalm 132. 3, &c. Lam. 3. 40. ver 7 h Dout. 28. 38. Hos. 4. 10. Mic. 6. 14, 15. ch. 2. 16. i Zech. 8. 10.

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