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Jeremiah threateneth the Jews.

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nor in his testimonies; therefore this evil is happened unto you, as at this day.

24 Moreover Jeremiah said unto all the

people, and to all the women, Hear the word of the LORD, all Judah that are in the land of Egypt:

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25 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saying; Ye and your wives have both spoken with your mouths, and fulfilled with your hand, saying, We will surely perform our vows that we have vowed, to burn incense to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her: ye will surely accomplish your vows, and surely perform your vows.

26 Therefore hear ye the word of the LORD, all Judah that dwell in the land of Egypt; Behold, "I have sworn by my great name, saith the LORD, that my name shall no more be named in the mouth of any man of Judah in all the land of Egypt, saying, The Lord GOD liveth.

27 Behold, I will watch over them for evil, and not for good: and all the men of Judah that are in the land of Egypt & shall be consumed by the sword and by the famine, until there be an end of them.

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CHAP. XLV. a chap. 36. 1, 4, 32. b Isai. 5. 5. c chap. 25. 26. d chap. 21. 9. & 32 2. & 39. 18 CHAP. XLVI. a ch. 25. 15, &c. b 2 Kings 33. 29. 2 Chron. 35. 29. e So eh. 51 11. 12. Nah 2 1 & 3. 14. a Heb. broken in pieces. b Heb. fled a flight.

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10 For this is the day of the Lord GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the sword shall devour, and it shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood: for the Lord GoD of hosts hath a sacrifice in the north country by the river Euphrates.

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11 Go up into Gilead, and take balm, 1 O virgin, the daughter of Egypt: in vain shalt thou use many medicines; for a thou shalt not be cured.

12 The nations have heard of thy shame, and thy cry hath filled the land for the mighty man hath stumbled against the mighty, and they are fallen both together. 13 The word that the LORD spake to Jeremiah the prophet, how Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon should come and 'smite the land of Egypt.

14 Declare ye in Egypt, and publish in Migdol, and publish in Noph and in Tahpanhes: say ye, Stand fast, and prepare thee; for the sword shall devour round about thee.

15 Why are thy valiant men swept away? they stood not, because the LORD did drive them.

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d ch. 6. 25. & 49. 29. Dan. 11. 19. f See Isai. 8. 7, 8. ch. 47. 2. Dan. 11. 22. Cush. d Heb. Put. g Isai. 66. 19. h Isai. 13. 6. Joel 1. 15. & 2. 1. i Deut. 32. 42. Isai. 34.6. k Isai. 34. 6. Zeph. 1.7. See Ezek. 39. 17. 1 ch. 8. 22. & 51. 8. m Isai. 47. 1. e Heb. no cure shall be unto thee. n Ezek. 30. 21. o Isai. 19. 1. ch. 43. 10, 11. Ezek. 29. & 30 & 32. p verse 3, 4. q ver. 10. f Heb. multiplied the faller. r Lev. 26. 37. s Isai.

The conquest of Egypt.

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16 He made many to fall, yea, ' one fell upon another and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the oppressing sword.

17 They did cry there, Pharaoh king of Egypt is but a noise; he hath passed the time appointed.

18 As I live, saith the king, 'whose name is the LORD of hosts, Surely as Tabor is among the mountains, and as Carmel by the sea, so shall he come.

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19 Othou daughter dwelling in Egypt, furnish thyself " to go into captivity: for Noph shall be waste and desolate without an inhabitant.

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20 Egypt is like a very fair heifer, but destruction cometh; it cometh out of the north.

21 Also her hired men are in the midst of her like "fatted bullocks; for they also are turned back, and are fled away together: they did not stand, because the day of their calamity was come upon them, and the time of their visitation.

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24 The daughter of Egypt shall be confounded; she shall be delivered into the hand of the people of the north.

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25 The LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saith; Behold, I will punish the ** multitude of No, and Pharaoh, and Egypt, with their gods, and their kings; even Pharaoh, and all them that trust in him:

26 % And I will deliver them into the hand of those that seek their lives, and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of his servants: and

47.4. & 48.2. ch. 48. 15. t See chap. 48. 18. g Heb. make thee instruments of captivity. u Isai. 20. 4. x So Hos. 10. 11. y ch. 1. 14. & 47.2. ver. 6, 10. h Heb. bullocks of the stall. z Ps. 37. 13. ch. 50. 27. a See Isai. 29. 4. b Isai. 10. 34. c Judg. 6. 5. d ch. 1. 15 i Or, nourisher. k Heb. Amon. e Ezek. 30. 14, 15, 16. Nah. 3. 8. fch. 43. 12, 13. Ezek 30. 13. g chap. 44. 30. Ezek. 32. 11.

The destruction of the Philistines.

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27 But fear not thou, O my servant Jacob, and be not dismayed, O Israel: for, behold, I will save thec from afar off, and thy seed from the land of their captivity;

and Jacob shall return, and be in rest and

at ease, and none shall make him afraid. 28 Fear thou not, O Jacob my servant, saith the LORD: for I am with thee; for I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee: but I will not

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make a full end of thee, but correct thee in measure; yet will I 'not leave thee wholly unpunished.

CHAP. XLVII.

The destruction of the Philistines. [Before Christ 600.]

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CHAP. XLVIII.

The judgment of Moab, 7 for their pride, 11 for their se

curity, 14 for their carnal confidence, 26 and for their con tempt of God and his people. 47 The restoration of Moab. [BEFORE CHRIST 600.]

GAINST a Moab thus saith the LORD

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of hosts, the God of Israel; Wo unto Nebo! for it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is confounded and taken: "Misgab is confounded and dismayed.

2a There shall be no more praise of Moab: in Heshbon they have devised evil against it; come, and let us cut it off from being a nation. Also thou shalt be cut down, O Madmen; the sword shall pursue thee. 3 'A voice of crying shall be from Ho

THE word of the LORD that came to Je-ronaim, spoiling and great destruction. remiah the prophet against the Philis- 4 Moab is destroyed; her little ones have

tines, before that Pharaoh smote "Gaza. caused a cry to be heard.

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6 Flee, save your lives, and be like ‘the iheath in the wilderness.

2 Thus saith the LORD; Behold, waters 5 For in the going up of Luhith conrise up dout of the north, and shall be an over-tinual weeping shall go up; for in the going flowing flood, and shall overflow the land, and down of Horonaim the enemies have heard 'all that is therein; the city, and them that a cry of destruction. dwell therein: then the men shall cry, and all the inhabitants of the land shall howl. 3 At the noise of the stamping of the hoofs of his strong horses, at the rushing of his chariots, and at the rumbling of his wheels, the fathers shall not look back to their children for feebleness of hands;

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5 Baldness is come upon Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off with the remnant of their valley how long wilt thou' cut thyself? 60 thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? d put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.

7 How can it be quiet, seeing the LORD hath" given it a charge against Ashkelon,

h Ezek. 29. 11, 13, 14. i Isai. 41. 13, 14. & 43. 5. & 44. 2. ch. 30. 10, 11. k ch. 10. 24. & 30. 11. Or, not utterly cut thee off. CHAP. XLVII. a chap. 25. 20. Ezek. 25. 15, 16. Zeph. 2. 4, 5. b Amos 1. 6, 7, 8. a Heb. Azzah. c Isai. 8. 7. ch. 46. 7, 8. d ch. 1. 14. & 46. 20. b Heb. the fulness thereof. e chap. 8. 16. Nah. 3. 2. f ch. 25. 22. g Ezek. 25. 16. Amos 1. 8. & 9.7. c Heb. the isle. h Gen. 10. 14. i Amos 1.7. Mic. 1. 16. Zeph. 2. 4,7. Zech. 9. 5. k chap. 25. 20.

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7¶ For because thou hast trusted in thy works and in thy treasures, thou shalt also be taken: and Chemosh shall into captivity with his priests and his princes together.

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8 And the spoiler shall come upon every city, and no city shall escape: the valley also shall perish, and the plain shall be destroyed, as the LORD hath spoken.

9" Give wings unto Moab, that it may flee and get away: for the cities thereof shall be desolate, without any to dwell therein. 10 Cursed be he that doeth the work of the LORD deceitfully, and cursed be he that keepeth back his sword from blood.

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11 ¶ Moab hath been at ease from his youth, and he hath settled on his lees, and hath not been emptied from vessel to ves

b Num. 32. 38. & 33. 47. Isai. 15. 2. € Num. 32. 37. a Or, The high place. d Isai. 16 CHAP. XLVIII. a Isai 15, & 16. chap. 25. 21. & 27. 3. Ezek. 25. 9. Amos 2. 1, 2 14. e Isai. 15. 4. b Or, be brought to silence. Isai. 15. 1.

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18 Thou daughter that dost inhabit Dibon, come down from thy glory, and sit in thirst; for the spoiler of Moab shall come upon thee, and he shall destroy thy strong holds.

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19 0 inhabitant of Aroer, stand by the way, and espy; ask him that fleeth, and her that escapeth, and say, What is done? 20 Moab is confounded; for it is broken down: howl and cry; tell ye it in Arnon, that Moab is spoiled,

21 And judgment is come upon the plain country; upon Holon, and upon Jahazah, and upon Mephaath,

22 And upon Dibon, and upon Nebo, and upon Beth-diblathaim,

23 And upon Kiriathaim, and gamul, and upon Beth-meon,

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24 And i upon Kerioth, and upon Bozrah, and upon all the cities of the land of Moab, far or near.

25 The arm of Moab is cut off, and his i arm is broken, saith the LORD.

g Heb. stood. q Judg. 11. 24. 1 Kings 11. 7. r Hos. 10. 6. 1 Kings 12. 29. t Isai. 16. 6. u ver. 8, 9, 18. h Heb. the choice of. xch. 50.7, y ch. 46. 18. & 51. 57. z See Isai. 9. 4. & 14.4, 5. a Isai. 47. 1. ch. 46. 19. b Num. 21. 30. Isai. 15. 2. c ver. 8. i Heb. inhabitress. d Deut. 2.36. e 1 Sam. 4. 13, 16. f Isai. 16. 7, g See Num. 21. 13. h ver. ver 41. Amos 2. 2. k Ps. 75. 10. 1 Seo Ezek. 30. 21. m ch. 25. 15, 27. n Zeph. 2.

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contempt of God and his people

26 Make ye him drunken: for he magnified himself against the LORD: Moab also shall wallow in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision.

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27 For "was not Israel a derision unto thee? was he found among thieves? for since thou spakest of him, thou skippedst for joy. 28 O ye that dwell in Moab, leave the cities, and dwell in the rock, and be like "the dove that maketh her nest in the sides of the hole's mouth.

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29 We have heard the pride of Moab, (he is exceeding proud) his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart.

30 I know his wrath, saith the LORD; but it shall not be so; 'his lies shall not so effect it.

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31 Therefore will I howl for Moab, and I will cry out for all Moab; mine heart shall mourn for the men of Kir-heres.

32 "O vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee with the weeping of Jazer: thy plants are gone over the sea, they reach even to the sea of Jazer: the spoiler is fallen upon thy summer-fruits and upon thy vintage.

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33 And joy and gladness is taken from the plentiful field, and from the land of Moab; and I have caused wine to fail from the wine-presses: none shall tread with shouting; their shouting shall be no shouting. 34 From the cry of Heshbon even unto : Elealeh, and even unto Jahaz, have they uttered their voice, from Zoar even unto Horonaim, as an heifer of three years old: for the waters also of Nimrim shall be " desolate.

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37 For every head shall be bald, and every beard" clipped: upon all the hands shall be cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.

38 There shall be lamentation generally upon all the house-tops of Moab, and in the streets thereof: for I have broken Moab like 'a vessel wherein is no pleasure, saith the LORD.

39 They shall howl, saying, How is it broken down! how hath Moab turned the 'back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all them about him.

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40 For thus saith the LORD; Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread his wings over Moab.

41 i Kerioth is taken, and the strong holds are surprised, and the mighty men's hearts in Moab at that day shall be as the heart of a woman in her pangs.

42 And Moab shall be destroyed 'from being a people, because he hath magnified himself against the LORD.

43 m Fear, and the pit, and the snare, shall be upon thee, O inhabitant of Moab, saith the LORD.

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d Is. 15. 2,3. ch. 47. 5. n Heb. diminished. e Gen. 37. 34. fch. 22. 28. o Hob. neck. Deut. 28. 49. ch. 49. 22. Dan. 7. 4. Hos. 8. 1. Hab. 1. 8. h Isai. 8. 8. 1 ver. 24. p Or, The cities. k Isai. 13. 8. & 21. 3. ch. 30. 6. & 49. 22, 24. & 50. 43. & 51. 30. Mic. 4. 9. 1 Ps. 83. 4. Isai. 7. 8. m Isai. 24. 17, 18. n See ch. 11. 23. o Num. 21. 28. p Num. 24. 17. Heb children of noise. q Num. 21. 29. r Heb. in captivity. r ch. 49. 6,39. CHAP. XLIX. a Őr, against. a Ezek. 21. 28. & 25. 2. Amos 1. 13. Zeph. 2. 89

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and of the Ammonites.

CHAP. XLIX.

The judgment of the Ammonites. 6 Their restoration. 7 The judgment of Edom, 23 of Damascus, 28 of Kedar, 30 of Hazor, 34 and of Elam. 39 The restoration of Elam [BEFORE CHRIST 600.]

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CONCERNING the Ammonites, thus

saith the LORD; Hath Israel no sons? hath he no heir? why then doth 'their king inherit ↳ Gad, and his people dwell in his cities?

2 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will cause an alarm of war to be heard in Rabbah of the Ammonites; and it shall be a desolate heap, and her daughters shall be burned with fire: then shall Israel be heir unto them that were his heirs, saith the LORD.

3 Howl, O Heshbon, for Ai is spoiled: cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird you with sackcloth; lament, and run to and fro by the hedges; for 'their king shall go into сарtivity, and his priests and his princes together.

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4 Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys, thy flowing valley, O 'backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures, saying, Who shall come unto me?

5 Behold, I will bring a fear upon thee, saith the Lord GoD of hosts, from all those that be about thee; and ye shall be driven out every man right forth; and none shall gather up him that wandereth.

6 And afterward I will bring again the captivity of the children of Ammon, saith the Lord.

7 Concerning Edom, thus saith the LORD of hosts; Is wisdom no more in Teman? 'is counsel perished from the prudent? is their wisdom vanished?

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Or, Melcom. b Amos 1. 13. c Ezek. 25, 5 Amos 1. 14. d Isai. 32. 11. ch. 4. 8. & 0 26. c Or, Melcom. 1 Kings 11. 5, 33. ech 48. 7. Amos 1. 15. d Or, thy valley how eth away. fch. 3. 14. & 7.24. g chap. 21. 13. h So ver. 39. & ch, 48. 47. 1 Ezek. 25. 12 Amos 1. 11. k Obad. 8. 1 See Isai. 19. 11. m ver. 30. e Or, they are turned back. neh 25.23. o Obad. 5.

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