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Judgments upon Elom,

JEREMIAH.

and upon Damascus.

9 le. 17. 14.

kls. 17. 1. &

1.3. Zuck. 9. 1, 2.

rch. 25, 29. Obad. 16.

1

I Or, as ON the ser

9 Gen, 22. 16.

Is. 45. 23.
Am. 6. 8.
18. 34. 6. &
63. 1.

m Is. 13. &
4. S1. & 6.
24. & 30. 6. &
48. 41.
22
och. 33. 9. &
51. 41.

och. 50. 30. & 51. 4.

r Judg. 6. & Job i. S.

B. C. 10 P But I have made Esau bare, / noise thereof was heard in the + Red B.C. about 600. I have uncovered his secret places, sea.

about 600. and he shall not be able to hide 22 Behold, he shall come up and P Mal. 1. 3.

himself: his seed is spoiled, and his fly as the eagle, and spread his wings + Heb. Weedy brethren, and his neighbours, and he over Bozrah : and at that day shall ich 4. 13. & is not.

the heart of the mighty men of Edom 48. 40, 41. 11 Leave thy fatherless children, I be as the heart of a woman in her will preserve them alive; and let thy pangs. widows trust in me.

23 Concerning Damascus. Ha- 37. 13. Am
12 For thus saith the LORD; Be- math is confounded, and Arpad ; for
hold, "they whose judgment was not they have heard evil tidings: they 11s. 57. 20.
to drink of the cup have assuredly are + fainthearted ; there is sorrow + Heb. recited
drunken; and art thou he that shall on the sea ; it cannot be quiet.
altogether go unpunished ? thou shalt 24 Damascus is waxed feeble, and
not go unpunished, but thou shalt turneth herself to flee, and fear hath
surely drink of it.

seized on her : manguish and sorrows
13 For 'I have sworn by myself, have taken her, as a woman in trav-
saith the LORD, that Bozrah shall ail.
become a desolation, a reproach, a 25 How is a the city of praise not
waste, and a curse; and all the cities left, the city of my joy!

thereof shall be perpetual wastes. 26 • Therefore her young men shall u Obad. 1,2,3. 14 I have heard a rumour from the fall in her streets, and all the men of

Lord, and an ambassador is sent unto war shall be cut off in that day, saith
the heathen, saying, Gather ye to the Lord of hosts.
gether, and come against her, and rise 27 And I will kindle a Pfire in the P An. 1. 4.
up to the battle.

wall of Damascus, and it shall con-
15 For, lo, I will make thee small sume the palaces of Ben-hadad.
among the heathen, and despised 28 9 9 Concerning Kedar, and con- q Is. 21. 13
among men.

cerning the kingdoms of Hazor, which 16 Thy terribleness hath deceived Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon shall thee, and the pride of thine heart, smite, thus saith the Lord ; Arise ye, Othou that dwellest in the clefts go up to Kedar, and spoil "the men of the rock, that holdest the height of the east.

of the hill : *though thou shouldest 29 Their stents and their flocks shall • Ps. 120.5. Job 39. 27. make thy "nest as high as the eagle, they take away: they shall take to

? I will bring thee down from thence, themselves their curtains, and all
saith the Lord.

their vessels, and their camels ; and 17 Also Edom shall be a desolation: they shall cry unto them, 'Fear is th. 3. & 2 ch. 18. 16. & a every one that goeth by it shall be on every side. astonished, and shall hiss at all the 30 | Flee, + get you far off, dwell + Heb. Mit

greatly. plagues thereof.

deep, () ye inhabitants of Hazor, 18 As in the overthrow of Sodom saith the Lord; for Nebuchadrezzar Demis, 29: 23. and Gomorrah and the neighbour king of Babylon hath taken counsel

cities thereof, saith the Lord, no man against you, and hath conceived a
shall abide there, neither shall a son purpose against you.
of man dwell in it.

31 Arise, get you up unto #the I Ez. 38. 11.
19 ° Behold, he shall come up like I wealthy nation, that dwelleth with-
a lion from the swelling of Jordan out care, saith the LORD, which have
against the habitation of the strong: neither gates nor bars, which dwell Num 239
but I will suddenly make him run alone.
away from her: and who is a chosen 32 And their camels shall be a
man, that I may appoint over her ? booty, and the multitude of their

for e who is like me? and who will cattle a spoil : and I will · scatter into 11 Or, conrent I appoint me the time? and who is all winds a them that are t in the utme in judy.

that shepherd that will stand before most corners; and I will bring their
me?

calamity from all sides thereof, saith
20 Therefore hear the counsel of the Lord.

polled. the Lord, that he hath taken against 33 And Hazor bshall be a dwelling ch.9.11 Edom; and his purposes, that he for dragons, and a desolation for ever: hath purposed against the inhabitants there shall no man abide there, nor of Teman : Surely the least of the any son of man dwell in it. flock shall draw them out; surely he 34 | The word of the LORD that 59S. shall make their habitations desolate came to Jeremiah the prophet against with them.

4 Elam in the beginning of the reign & ch. 25. 3. 1 chu 50. 46. 21 "The earth is moved at the of Zedekiah king of Judah, saying,

noise of their fall; at the cry the 35 Thus saith the Lord of hosts ;

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z Am. 9. 2.

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Babylon's destruction,

JEREMIAH.

and Israel's restoration.

I rer. 32

ch. 51. 6, 45. Zech. 2. 6. 7. Rev. 18. 4. sch, 15. 14. & 51. 27. ver. 3, 41,

stroyer. u 2 Sam. 1. 22.

#ch 9. 16. & 48.2

ver. 6.

steeds. z Hos. 10. 11.

b ch. 49. 17.

51. 2. d ch, 49. 35. ver. 29.

B. C. 598 Behold, I will break the bow of 8 Remove out of the midst of Bab- B. C. 595.

Elam, the chief of their might. ylon, and go forth out of the land of • See Is. 22.6. 36 And upon Elam will I bring the the Chaldeans, and be as the he goats - 18. 48. 20.

four winds from the four quarters of before the flocks.
heaven, and will scatter them to- 9 I . For, lo, I will raise and cause
ward all those winds; and there shall to come up against Babylon an as-
be no nation whither the outcasts of sembly of great nations from the north
Elam shall not come.

country: and they shall set them- t ver. 14, 29.
37 For I will cause Elam to be dis- selves in array against her; from
mayed before their enemies, and be- thence she shall be taken: their ar-
fore them that seek their life: and I rows shall be as of a mighty expert Or, de
will bring evil upon them, even my man ; upone shall return in vain.
fierce anger, saith the Lord ; 5 and I 10 And Chaldea shall be a spoil :
will send the sword after them, till I *all that spoil her shall be satisfied, Rev. 17. 16.
have consumed them :

saith the Lord. i see ch. 43. 38 And I will be set my throne in 11 Because ye were glad, because y 18. 47. 6.

Elam, and will destroy from thence ye rejoiced, 0 ye destroyers of mine
the king and the princes, saith the heritage, because ye are grown + fat + Heb. big, or,
LORD.

corpulent. *as the heifer at grass, and Il bellow

|| Or, neigh as Ch. 48. 47. 39 ( But it shall come to pass ' in as bulls;

the latter days, that I will bring 12 Your mother shall be sore con-
again the captivity of Elam, saith founded ; she that bare you shall be
the LORD.

ashamed : behold, the hindermost of
CHAPTER L.

the nations shall be a wilderness, a
The destruction of Babylon and the restoration of is dry land, and a desert.
rael alternately foretold.

13 Because of the wrath of the 595.

THE
THE word that the Lord spake Lord it shall not be inhabited, a but a ch. 25. 12.

a against Babylon and against the it shall be wholly desolate: berery one + Heb. by the land of the Chaldeans t by Jeremiah that goeth by Babylon shall be ashand of Jere the prophet.

tunished, and hiss at all her plagues. 2 Declare ye among the nations, 14 Put yourselves in array against ever. 9. ch. + Heb. lift up and publish, and + set up a standard ; Babylon round about: all ye d that

publish, and conceal not: say, Bab- bend the bow, shoot at her, spare no
ylon is taken, Bel is confounded, arrows: for she hath sinned against
Merodach is broken in pieces ; ¢ her the Lord.
idols are confounded, her images are 15 Shout against her round about:
broken in pieces.

she hath given her hand: her founda- Chr. 29. 24. 3 For out of the north there com- tions are fallen, 'her walls are thrown • Id. 13. 17.18, eth up ea nation against her, which down : for sit is the vengeance of the

shall make her land desolate, and Lord: take vengeance upon her; has
none shall dwell therein : they shall she hath done, do unto her.
remove, they shall depart, both man 16 Cut ofl the sower from Babylon,
and beast.

and him that handleth the sickle in Or, scythe.
4 [ In those days, and in that time, the time of harvest : for fear of the
saith the Lord, the children of Israel oppressing sword 'they shall turn ev-
shall come, 'they and the children ery one to his people, and they shall

of Judah together, "going and weep- flee every one to his own land. 1. cb. 31.9. ing: they shall go, band seek the 17 | Israel is ka scattered sheep; Kver. 6. Lord their God.

I the lions have driven him away : 1 ch. 2. 15. 5 They shall ask the way to Zion first " the king of Assyria hath de- m 2 Kings 17. with their faces thitherward, saying, voured him; and last this Nebu

n 2 Kings 24 Come, and let us join ourselves to the chadrezzar king of Babylon hath broich.31.31, &c. Lord in 'a perpetual covenant that ken his bones. shall not be forgotten.

18 Therefore thus saith the Lord of 6 My people hath been k lost sheep: hosts, the God Israel; Behold, I their shepherds have caused them to will punish the king of Babylon and go astray, they have turned them his land, as I have punished the king away on the inountains : they have of Assyria. gone from mountain to hill, they have 19 And I will bring Israel again to Is. 65. 10. forgotten their † resting place. his habitation, and he shall feed on

Ez. 34. 13, 14. 7 All that found them have m de- Carmel and Bashan, and his soul shall

voured them: and " their adversaries be satisfied upon mount Ephraim and exech. 2.3. said, "We offend not, because they Gilead.

hare sinned against the Lord, P the 20 In those days, and in that time,
habitation of justice, even the LORD, saith the Lord, P the iniquity of Israel P ch. 31. 34.
"the hope of their fathers.

shall be sought for, and there shall be

le. 13. 1. & 2.1. & 47. 1.

I 16. 1. ch. 51. 44. See ch 43. 2, 13.

Ich 31. 49.

21. ver. 39,

2 Chr. 30. 8. Lam, 5, 6. Ez. 17. 18. fch. 51. 58. & ch. 51. 6, 11. h Ps. 137. 8, ver. 29. Rev. 18. 6.

i Is. 13. 14. ch. 51. 9.

Illes. 1. 11. «Ezra 3. 12,

Ps. 126.

Zach 12 10.
Hos. 3. 5.

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u Gen. 19. 25 Is. 1S. 19 ch. 49. 18. & 51. 26.

B. C. 595. none; and the sins of Judah, and 34 i Their Redeemer is strong ; * The B. C. 595.

they shall not be found : for I will Lord of hosts is his name: he shall

pardon them 9 whom I reserve. thoroughly plead their cause, that he N Or, of the 21 1 Go up against the land of Mer- may give rest to the land, and dis-ls. 47. 4.

athaim, even against it, and against quiet the inhabitants of Babylon. 11 Or, Visita- the inhabitants of '|| Pekod : waste 35 1 A sword is upon the Chaldeans,

and utterly destroy after them, saith saith the Lord, and upon the in- ? Dan. 5. so. the Lord, and do Saccording to all habitants of Babylon, and

upon her that I have commanded thee.

princes, and upon mher wise men. 22 'A sound of battle is in the land, 36 A sword is upon the liars; 10r, chief 23. 18:10.6. and of great destruction.

and they shall dote: a sword is upon 23 How is "the hammer of the whole her mighty men; and they shall be

earth cut asunder and broken! how is dismayed. u Is. 14. 6. ch. Babylon become a desolation among 37 A sword is upon their horses, and the nations !

upon their chariots, and upon all the och 35.2, 24 I have laid a snare for thee, and mingled people that are in the midst 1 ch. 51.8, 31, thou art also taken, 0 Babylon, * and of her; and P they shall become as 39,57: Dan. thou wast not aware: thou art found, women: a sword is upon her treas

and also caught, because thou hast ures; and they shall be robbed.
striven against the Lord.

38 ? A drought is upon her waters ; q 18. 44. 77.
25 The Lord hath opened his ar- and they shall be dried up: for it is
moury, and hath brought forth the the land of 'graven images, and they ver.2 ch.
weapons of his indignation : for this are mad upon their idols.
is the work of the Lord God of hosts 39 Therefore the wild beasts of the s Is. 13. 21, 22
in the land of the Chaldeans.

desert with the wild beasts of the
26 Come against her + from the ut- islands shall dwell there, and the owls 18. 2.
most border, open her storehouses : shall dwell therein : tand it shall be * 15. 18. m.
| cast her up as heaps, and destroy no more inhabited for ever; neither
her utterly: let nothing of her be shall it be dwelt in from generation
left.

to generation.
27 Slay all her a bullocks; let them 40 "As God overthrew Sodom and
go down to the slaughter: woe unto Gomorrah and the neighbour cities
them! for their day is come, the thereof, saith the LORD ; so shall no
time of a their visitation.

man abide there, neither shall any
28 The voice of them that flee and son of man dwell therein.
b ch. 51. 10,

escape out of the land of Babylon, 6 to 41 Behold, a people shall come
declare in Zion the vengeance of the from the north, and a great nation,
Lord our God, the vengeance of his and many kings shall be raised up
temple.

from the coasts of the earth.
29 Call together the archers against 42 y They shall hold the bow and ych. 6 2.
Babylon: all ye that bend the bow, the lance : ? they are cruel, and will

camp against it round about; let none not shew mercy : a their voice shall a 18. 5. Sa. d ver. 15. ch. thereof escape : recompense her ac- roar like the sea, and they shall ride 51 56. Rev. cording to her work; according to all upon horses, every one put in array,

that she hath done, do unto her : e for like a man to the battle, against thee,
she hath been proud against the LORD, O daughter of Babylon.
against the Holy One of Israel. 43 The king of Babylon hath heard

30 "Therefore shall her young men the report of them, and his hands
fall in the streets, and all her men waxed feeble : banguish took hold of 6 ch 49. 24.
of war shall be cut off in that day, him, and pangs as of a woman in
saith the Lord.

travail.
31 Behold, I am against thee, O thou 44 Behold, he shall come up like
+ Heb. pride. + most proud, saith the Lord God of a lion from the swelling of Jordan

hosts : for 5 thy day is come, the time unto the habitation of the strong :
that I will visit thee.

but I will make them suddenly run + Heb. pride. 32 And the most proud shall stum- away from her: and who is a chosen

ble and fall, and none shall raise him man, that I may appoint over her?
up: and I will kindle a fire in his for who is like me? and who will
cities, and it shall devour all round il appoint me the time? and d who is Or, montert
about him.
that shepherd that will stand before

me to plerd?
33 | Thus saith the Lord of hosts; me?
The children of Israel and the chil- 45 Therefore hear ye e the counsel
dren of Judah were oppressed together: of the Lord, that he hath taken
and all that took them captives held against Babylon; and his purposes,
them fast; they refused to let them that he hath purposed against the
go.

land of the Chaldeans: Surely the

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Utter destruction to

JEREMIAH.

come upon Babylon.

B. C. 595.

wait

1 Rev. 18. 9.

least of the flock shall draw them | walls of Babylon, make the watch B. C. 595.
out: surely he shall make their hab- strong, set up the watchmen, prepare
itation desolate with them.

the + ambushes : for the Lord hath + Heb. liers in
46 'At the noise of the taking of both devised and done that which
Babylon the earth is moved, and the he spake against the inhabitants of
cry is heard among the nations. Babylon.

130 thou that dwellest upon many
CHAPTER LI.

waters, abundant in treasures, thine
Utter destruction to come upm Babylon for her cruel; end is come, and the measure of thy
ties to larad. 59 Her perpetral desolation typified
by the book cast into the Euphrates.

covetousness.
THUS saith the Lord; Behold, 14 • The Lord of hosts hath sworn

b Rev. 17.1, 15.

ech. 49. 13.

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and against them that dwell in the thee with men, das with caterpillars ; ' d Nah. 3. 15. t midst of them that rise up against and they shall + lift up a shout against + Heb. utter. me, a a destroying wind ;

thee. 2 And will send unto Babylon "fan- 15 'He hath made the earth by his ? Gen. 1. 1, €.

ch. 10. 12, c. ners, that shall fan her, and shall power, he hath established the world empty her land : for in the day of by his wisdom, and 5 hath stretched Job.9. 8. trouble they shall be against her out the heaven by his understanding. round about.

16 When he uttereth his voice, bch. 10. 13. 3 Against him that bendeth d let there is a multitude of waters in the l| Or, noise. the archer bend his bow, and against heavens; and 'he causeth the vapours i Ps. 135. 7. him that lifteth himself up in his to ascend from the ends of the earth : brigandine: and spare ye not her he maketh lightnings with rain, and young men ; destroy ye utterly all bringeth forth the wind out of his her host.

treasures. 4 Thus the slain shall fall in the 17 « Every man is brutish by his Or, is more !ch. 49. B. & land of the Chaldeans, and they that knowledge; every founder is con人, 事, 7. .

are thrust through in her streets. founded by the graven image: 'for 1 ch. 50. 2

5 For Israel hath not been forsaken, his molten image is falsehood, and
nor Judah of his God, of the Lord there is no breath in them.
of hosts ; though their land was filled 18 m They are vanity, the work of mch. 10. 15.
with sin against the Holy One of errors : in the time of their visitation
Israel.

they shall perish.
6 5 Flee out of the midst of Babylon, 19 "The portion of Jacob is not like

and deliver every man his soul : be not them; for he is the former of all things : ch. 30. 15, cut off in her iniquity; for h this is and Israel is the rod of his inheritance;

the time of the Lord's vengeance ; 'he The Lord of hosts is his name.
will render unto her a recompense.

20 Thou art my battle axe and
7 * Babylon hath been a golden cup weapons of war: for 'with thee will Or, in thee,
in the Lord's hand, that made all I break in pieces the nations, and
the earth drunken : 'the nations have with thee will I destroy kingdoms ;
drunken of her wine ; therefore the 21 And with thee will I break in
nations mare mad.

pieces the horse and his rider; and 8 Babylon is suddenly "fallen and with thee will I break in pieces the Rez 14. 8. & destroyed: howl for her ; Ptake chariot and his rider ;

balm for her pain, if so be she may 22 With thee also will I break in
be healed.

pieces man and woman; and with
9 We would have healed Babylon, thee will I break in pieces Pold and p $o 2Chr.$6.
but she is not healed : forsake her, young; and with thee will I break
and let us go every one into his own in pieces the young man and the
country : "for her judgment reacheth maid;
unto heaven, and is lifted up even to 23 I will also break in pieces with
the skies.

thee the shepherd and his flock; and 10 The Lord hath brought forth with thee will I break in pieces the our righteousness : come, and let us husbandman and his yoke of oxen; declare in Zion the work of the Lord and with thee will I break in pieces our God.

captains and rulers. 11 4 Make + bright the arrows; gath- 24 9 And I will render unto Babylon 9 ch. 50. 15, er the shields : *the Lord hath raised and to all the inhabitants of Chaldea

up the spirit of the kings of the Medes : all their evil that they have done in ich. 50, 45. y for his device is against Babylon, to Zion in your sight, saith the Lord.

destroy it; because it is "the ven- 25 Behold, I am against thee, 0 - 18. 13. 2

geance of the Lord, the vengeance destroying mountain, saith the Lord, Nah. 2. 1. & of his temple.

which destroyest all the earth : and I 12 a Set up the standard upon the will stretch out mine hand upon thee,

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Utter destruction to

JEREMIAH.

come upon Babylon.

s Rev. 8. 8.

over. 57.

tch. 50. 40.

lasling desolations. u Is. 13. 2.

x ch. 25. 14.

y ch. 50. 41.

ch. 43.35 Dan. 4. 30.

See le, &. 7, 8.

I ver. 11.

: ch.50.59,4 ver. 2.

50.2

10.

ver. 43.

b (e. 19. 16.

18.4.

50. 37. e Lam. 2. 9. Am. 1. 5. Nah. 3. 13. à ch.50, 24.

7.

B. C. 595. and roll thee down from the rocks, 39 In their heat I will make their B. C. 525.

Sand will make thee a burnt mountain. feasts, and I will make them drunk

26 And they shall not take of thee en, that they may rejoice, and sleep

a stone for a corner, nor a stone for a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith Heb. erer- foundations; 'but thou shalt be + des- the Lord. olate for ever, saith the Lord.

40 I will bring them down like lambs
27 u Set ye up a standard in the to the slaughter, like rams with he
land, blow the trumpet among the goats.
nations, * prepare the nations against 41 How is P Sheshach taken! and p ch. 25.%.
her, call together against her y the how is the praise of the whole earth | q ls. 18. 19.
kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ash-surprised! how is Babylon become an
chenaz; appoint a captain against astonishment among the nations!
her; cause the horses to come up as 42 · The sea is come up upon Bab-
the rough caterpillars.

ylon : she is covered with the multi-
28 Prepare against her the nations tude of the waves thereof.
with " the kings of the Medes, the cap- 43 · Her cities are a desolation, a dry
tains thereof, and all the rulers there- land, and a wilderness, a land wherein
of, and all the land of his dominion. no man dwelleth, neither doth any

29 And the land shall tremble and son of man pass thereby.
sorrow: for every purpose of the Lord 44 ' And I will punish Bel in Bab-it Is 46. 1. eh.

shall be performed against Babylon, ylon, and I will bring forth out of his a ch. 50. 13, 39, a to make the land of Babylon a deso- mouth that which he hath swallowed lation without an inhabitant.

up: and the nations shall not flow to30 The mighty men of Babylon have gether any more unto him; yea, the u ver. 58. forborne to fight, they have remained wall of Babylon shall fall. in their holds : their might hath fail- 45 My people, go ye out of the 1 ver. &. ch. ed; • they became as women: they midst of her, and deliver ye every

50. 8. Res. 1 ch. 48. 41. &

have burned her dwellingplaces; "her man his soul from the fierce anger of
bars are broken.

the Lord.
31 One post shall run to meet an- 46 And I lest your heart faint, and 10r, let mot
other, and one messenger to meet an- ye fear y for the rumour that shall be 2 Kings 19
other, to shew the king of Babylon heard in the land ; a rumour shall

that his city is taken at one end, both come one year, and after that in e ch. 50. 38. 32 And that e the passages are stop- another year shall come a rumour, and

ped, and the reeds they have burned violence in the land, ruler against
with fire, and the men of war are af-ruler.
frighted.

47 Therefore, behold, the days come,
33 For thus saith the Lord of hosts, that ? I will + do judgment upon the + Heb. risil
the God of Israel; The daughter of graven images of Babylon: and her upor
Babylon is 'like a threshingtloor, 8 ll it whole land shall be confounded, and

is time to thresh her: yet a little all her slain shall fall in the midst of h 18. 17. 5, &c. while, hand the time of her harvest her. shall come.

48 Then the heaven and the earth, Rev. 14. 15,

34 Nebuchadrezzar the king of Bah- and all that is therein, shall sing for
ylon hath devoured me, he hath Babylon : b for the spoilers shall come
crushed me, he hath made me an unto her from the north, saith the
empty vessel, he hath swallowed me Lord.
up like a dragon, he hath filled his 49 || As Babylon hath caused the slain 1 0 B
belly with my delicates, he hath cast of Israel to fall, so at Babylon shall

Balling is

1 me out. fall the slain of all ll the earth.

slain of lor!

radza เสน + Heb. My ri. 35 + The violence done to me and to 50 · Ye that have escaped the sword,

Babylor, || Or, remain my "flesh be upon Babylon, shall the go away, stand not still: remember 10, the coas

+ inhabitant of Zion say; and My blood the Lord afar off, and let Jerusalem 1 Heb. inhab- upon the inhabitants of Chaldea, shall come into your mind. Jerusalem say.

51 d We are confounded, because & Ps. 4. 15 36 Therefore thus saith the Lord; we have heard reproach: shame hath Behold, “I will plead thy cause, and covered our faces; for strangers are take vengeance for thee; 'and I will come into the sanctuaries of the LORD's dry up her sea, and make her springs house. dry.

52 Wherefore, behold, the days come, 37 m And Babylon shall become saith the Lord, e that I will do judg

heaps, a dwellingplace for dragons, ment upon her graven images: and ch. 25. 9, 18.

nan astonishment, and a hissing, with through all her land the wounded
out an inhabitant.

I ch. 49.16
38 They shall roar together like lions : 53 ' Though Babylon should mount
they shall ll yell as lions' whelps up to heaven, and though she should! Obad. 4.

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