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3o "A Commentary on the - Chapter ‘’Ver.4. When the Lord shall have washed away the filth of IV. the Daughters of Zion, and shall have purged the Blood of \ov-7-3 erusalem from the midst thereof, by the Spirit of judgment, and by the Spirit of burning..] He compares the Sins of the Soul to the Filth of the Body, and the Calamities they underwent in Captivity, first to Water, and then to Fire : As Water washes away the Filth of the Body, —and Fire separates the impure Dross of Metals, and makes them fine, such should be the effect of their Afflićtion, it should wash them from the Pollutions of Sin, and root out those inveterate Habits, which by long pračtice were grown almost natural to them ; which is said to be done by the Spirit of judgment, that is, the Force and Efficacy of a long and severe Correétion ; and by the Spirit of Burning, that is, the violent Heat of that hot Furnace of Afflićtion.

- Ver. 5. And the Lord will create upon every direlling-place - of Mount Zion, and upon her Assemblies, a cloud and smoak. by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for upon all the glory shall be a defence..] , God will protećt them, , and keep them in their Habitations, as he did their Predecessors, when he went before them by Day in a Pillar of Cloud, and by Night in a Pillar of Fire: Upon all the Glory, that is, over the glorious Ones, or Sons of Glory, who shall return, as it were, in triumph to judea, shall be a Defence, a Shelter from all manner of In

: juries, alluding to the Covering of Goat's Hair, or Ram's Skins, , by which the Curtains of the Tabernacle were kept clean. - ---Ver. 6. And there shall be a Tabernacle for a shadow in the day time from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from rain.] ... He alludes titos the moveable Tabernacles made by their Ancestors in the Wilderness, to secure them from the inconveniencies they must have suffer'd had they been expos'd day and night in the open Air, to the vicislitudes of Heat and Cold of sultry days and piercing nights 3 and may be under

y - stood of the Captives, either on their way from Chaldra, - or at their arrival in judea; where, tho’ they should find their Houses demolish'd, and nothing but ruinous Heaps, they should nevertheless be shelter'd from the Weather, and suffer no inconvenience thereby. * - The

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