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Destruction of Jerusalem shewn. EZEKIEL The calamity of the Jews. their hands, and beautiful crowns upon 11 Then set it empty upon the coals their heads.

thereof, that the brass of it may be bot, and 43 Then said I unto her that was old in may burn, and that the filthiness of it may adulteries, Will they now commit whore- be molten in it, that the scum of it may be doms with her, and she with them? consumed.

44 Yet they went in unto her, as they 12 She hath wearied herself with lies, go in unto a woman that playeth the har- and her great scum went not forth out of lot: so went they in unto Aholah and unto her: her scum shall be in the fire. Aholibah, the lewd women.

13 In thy filthiness is lewdness: because 45 | And the righteous men, they shall I have purged thee, and thou wast not judge them after the manner of adulte-purged, thou shalt not be purged from thy resses, and after the manner of women that filthiness any more till I have caused my shed blood; because they are adulteresses, fury to rest upon thee. and blood is in their hands.

14 I the Lord have spoken it: it shall 46 For thus saith the Lord God; I will come to pass, and I will do it; I will not bring up a company upon them, and will go back, neither will / spare, neither will give them to be removed and spoiled. repent; according to thy ways, and ac

47 And the company shall stone them cording to thy doings, shall they junge with stones, and despatch them with their thee, saith the Lord God. swords; they shall slay their sons and their 15 | Also the word of the LORD came daughters, and burn up their houses with fire. unto me, saying,

48 Thus will I cause lewdness to cease 16 Son of man, behold, I take away from out of the land, that all women may be thee the desire of thine eyes with a stroke: taught not to do after your lewdness. yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep,

49 And they shall recompense your neither shall thy tears run down. lewdness upon you, and ye shall bear the 17 Forbear to cry, make no mourning sins of your idols: and ye shall know that for the dead, bind the tire of thy head I ain the Lord God.

upon thee, and put on thy shoes upon thy CHAP. XXIV.

feel, and cover not thy lips, and eat not the A ; bread sé meno

month, in the tenth duy of the month, 18 So 1 spake unto the people in the the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, morning : and at even my wife died; and I

2 Son of man, write thee the name of did in the morning as I was commanded. the day, even of this same day: the king of 19 And the people said unto me, Babylon set himself against Jerusalem this Wilt thou not tell us what these things are same day.

to us, that thou doest so? 3 And utter a parable unto the rebellious 20' Then I answered them, The word of house, and say unto them, Thus saith the the LORD came unto me, saying, Lord God; Set on a pot, set it on, and also 21 Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus pour water into it:

saith the Lord God; Behold, I will profane 4 Gather the pieces thereof into it, even my sanctuary, the excellency of your every good piece, the thigh, and the shoul- strength, the desire of your eyes, and that der;

fill it with the choice bones. which your soul pitieth; and your sons and 5 Take the choice of the flock, and burn your daughters whom ye have left shall fall also the bones under it, and make it boil by the sword. well, and let them seethe the bones of it 22 And ye shall do as I have done : ye therein.

shall not cover your lips, nor eat the bread 6 | Wherefore thus saith the Lord God; of men. Wo to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum 23 And your tires shall be upon your is therein, and whose scum is not gone out heads, and your shoes upon your feet: ye of it! bring it out piece by piece; let no shall not mourn nor weep; but ye shall lot fall upon it.

pine away for your iniquities, and mourn 7 For her blood is in the midst of ber; one toward another. she set it upon the top of a rock; she poured 24 Thus Ezekiel is unto you a sign: acit not upon the ground, to coverit with dust; cording to all that he hath done shall ye

8 That it might cause fuiy to come up do: and when this cometh, ye shall know to take vengeance; I have set her blood that I am the Lord God. upon the top of a rock, that it should not 25 Also, thou son of man, shall it not be be covered.

in the day when I take from them their 9 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; strength, the joy of their glory, the desire Wo to the bloody city! I will even make of their eyes, and that whereupon they set the pile for fire great.

their minds, their sons and their daughters, 10 Heap on wood, kindle the fire, con- 26 That he that escapeth in that day sume the flesh, and spice it well, and let shall come unto thee, to cause thee to hear the bones be burned.

it with thine ears?

God's vengeance on Moab. CHAP. XXV, XXVI.

Tyrus as threatened. 27 In that day shall thy mouth be open- and they shall do in Edom according to ed to him which is escaped, and thou shalt mine anger and according to my fury; and speak, and be no more dumb: and thou they shall know my vengeance, saith the shalt be a sign unto them; and they shall Lord God. know that I am the Lord.

15 | Thus saith the Lord God; Because CHAP. XXV.

the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and THE THE word of the LORD came again have taken vengeance with a despiteful unto me, saying,

heart, to destroy it for the old hatred; 2 Son of man, set thy face against the 16 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Ammonites, and prophesy against them; Behold, I will stretch out my hand upon

3 And say unto the Ammonites, Hear the Philistines, and I will cut off the Chethe word of the Lord God; Thus saith the rethims, and destroy the remnant of the Lord God; Because thou saidst, Aha, sea coasts. against my sanctuary, when it was pro- 17 And I will execute great vengeance faned; and against the land of Israel, when upon them with furious rebukes; and they it was desolate ; and against the house of shall know that I am the LORD, when I Jadah, when they went into captivity; shall lay my vengeance upon them. 4 Behold, therefore I will deliver thee

CHAP. XXVI. to the men of the east for a possession, and ND it came to pass in the eleventh they shall set their palaces in thee, and year, in the first day of the morth, make their dwellings in thee : they shall that the word of the LORD came unto me, cat tby fruit, and they shall drink thy milk. saying,

5 And I will make Rabbah a stable for 2 Son of man, because that Tyrus hath camels, and the Ammonites a couching- said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken place for flocks: and ye shall know that I that was the gates of the people: she is am the Lord.

turned unto me: I shall be replenished, 6 For thus saith the Lord God; Because now she is laid waste : thou hast clapped thy hands, and stamp- 3 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; ed with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with Behoid, I am against thee, O Tyrus, and all thy despite against the land of Israel ; will cause many nations to come up against

7 Behold, therefore I will stretch out thee, as the sea causeth his waves to my hand upon thee, and will deliver com

up. thee for a spoil to the heathen; and I will 4 And they shall destroy the walls of cut thee off from the people, and I will Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will cause thee to perish out of the countries : also scrape her dust from her, and make I will destroy thee; and thou shalt know her like the top of a rock. that I am the Lord.

5 It shall be a place for the spreading 81 Thus saith the Lord Gop; Because of nets in the midst of the sea : for I have that Moab and Seir do say, Behold, the spoken it, saith the Lord God: and it house of Judah is like unto all the heathen; shall become a spoil to the nations.

9 Therefore, behold, I will open the 6 And her daughters which are in the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities field shall be slain by the sword; and they which are on his frontiers, the glory of the shall know that I am the Lord. country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and 7 T For thus saith the Lord God; BeKiriathaim,

hold. I will bring upon Tyrus, Nebuchad10 Unto the men of the east with the rezzar king of Babylon, a king of kings, Ammonites, and will give them in posses- from the north, with horses, and with sion, that the Ammonites may not be re- chariots, and with horsemen, and commembered among the nations.

panies, and much people. 11 And I will execute judgments upon 8 He shall slay with the sword thy Moab; and they shall know that I am the daughters in the field : and he shall make LORD,

a fort against thee, and cast a mount against 12 T Thus saith the Lord God: Because thee, and lift up the buckler against thee. that Edom hath dealt against the house of 9 And he shall set engines of war against Judah by taking vengeance, and hath thy walls, and with his axes he shall break greatly offended, and revenged bimself down thy towers. upon them;

10 By reason of the abundance of his 13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; horses, their dust shall cover thee : thy I will also stretch out my hand upon walls shall shake at the noise of the horseEdom, and will cut off man and beast from men, and of the wheels, and of the chariots, it; and I will make it desolate from Te- when he shall enter into thy gates, as men man; and they of Dedan shall fall by the enter into a city wherein is made a breach. sword.

11 With the hoofs of his horses shall be 14 And I will lay my vengeance upon tread down all thy streets: he shall slay Edom by the hand of my people Israel: thy people by the sword, and thy strong The mourning for Tyrus. EZEKIEL, The rich supply of Tyrus. garrisons shall go down to the ground. fir-trees of Senir: they have taken cedars

12 And they shall make a spoil of thy from Lebanon to make masts for thee. riches, and make a prey of thy merchan- 6 Of the oaks of Bashan have they made dise: and they shall break down thy walls, thine oars; the company of the Ashurites and destroy thy pleasant houses: and they have made thy benches of ivory, brought shall lay thy stones, and thy timber, and out of the isles of Chittim. thy dust, in the midst of the water.

7 Fine linen with broidered work from 13 And I will cause the noise of thy Egypt was that which thouspreaderst forth songs to cease ; and the sound of thy harps to be thy sail; blue and purple from the shall be no more heard.

isles of Elishah was that which covered 14 And I will make thee like the top of thee. a rock: thou shalt be a place to spread nets 8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad upon; thou shalt be built no more: for I the were thy mariners: thy wise men, O Ty. Lord have spoken it, saith the Lord God. rus, that were in thee, were thy pilots.

15 | Thus saith the Lord God to Ty- 9 The ancients of Gebal and the wise rus; Shall not the isles shake at the sound men thereof were in thee thy calkers: all of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the ships of the sea with their mariners the slaughter is made in the midst of thee? were in thee to occupy thy merchandise.

16 Then all the princes of the sea shall 10 They of Persia, and of Lud, and of come down from their thrones, and lay Phut,were in thine army, thy men of war: away their robes, and put off their broider- they hanged the shield and helmet in thee; ed garments: they shall clothe themselves they set forth thy comeliness. with trembling; they shall sit upon the ỉ The men of Arvad with thine army ground, and shall tremble at every mo- were upon thy walls round about, and the ment, and he astonisbed at thee.

Gammadims were in thy towers: they 17 And they shall take up a lamenta - hanged their shields upon thy walls round tion for thee, and say to thee, How art about; they have made thy beauty perfect. thou destroyed, that wast inhabited of sea- 12 Tarshish was thy merchant by reafaring men, the renowned city, which son of the multitude of all kind of riches; wast strong in the sea, she and her in- with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded habitants, which cause their terror to be on in thy fairs. all that haunt it!

13 Javan, Tubal, and Meshech, they 18 Now, shall the isles tremble in the were thy merchants : they traded the perday of thy fall; yea, the isles that are in sons of men and vessels of brass in the the sca shall be troubled at thy departure. market.

19 For thus saith the Lord God; When 14 They of the house of Togarmah I shall make thee a desolate city, like the traded in thy fairs with horses and borsecities that are not inhabited; when I shall men and mules. bring up the deep upon thee, and great 15 The men of Dedan were thy merwaters shall cover thee;

chants; many isles were the merchandise 20 When I shall bring thee down with of thy hand: they brought thee for a them that descend into the pit, with the preseni,horns of ivory and ebony. people of old time, and shall set thee in 16 Syria was thy merchant by reason of the low parts of the earth, in places deso- the multitude of the wares of thy making: late of old, with them that go down to the they occupied in thy fairs with emeralds, pit, that thou be not inhabited ; and I shall purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, set glory in the land of the living ; and coral, and agate.

21 I will make thee a terror, and thou 17 Judah, and the land of Israel, they skalt be no more : though thou be sought were thy merchants: they traded, in thy for, yet shalt thou never be found again, market, wheat of Minnith and Pannag, saith the Lord God.

and honey, and oil, and balm. CHAP. XXVII.

18 Damascus was thy merchant in the THE THE word of the Lord came again multitude of the wares of thy making, for unto me, saying,

the inuititude of all riches; in the wine of 2 Now, thou son of man, take up a la-Helbon, and wbite wool. mentation for Tyrus;

19 Dan also and Javan going to and fio 3 And say unto Tyrus, O thou that pt occupied in thy fairs : bright iron, cassia, situate at the entry of the sea, which art a and calamus, were in thy market. merchant of the people for many isles, 20 Dedan was thy merchant in precious Thus saith the Lord God; O Tyrus, thou clothes for chariots. hast said, I am of perfect beauty.

21 Arabia, and all the princes of Kedar, 4 Thy borders are in the midst of the they occupied with thee in la ribs and rams, seas, thy builders have perfected thy and goats: in these were they thy merchants. beauty.

22 The merchants of Sheba and Raa5 They have made all thy ship-boards ofmah, they were thy merchants: they oc

The great fall thereof. CHAP. XXVIII. The prince of Tyrus judged. wupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and and with all precious stones, and gold. not God, though thou set thy heart as the

23 Haran, and Canneh, and Eden, the heart of God: merchants of Sheba, Asshur, and Chilmad, 3 Behold, thou art wiser than Daniel; were thy merchants.

there is no secret that they can hide from 24 These were thy merchants in all sorts thee: of things, in blue clothes, and broidered 4 With thy wisdom and with thine unwork, and in chests of rich apparel, bound derstanding thou hast gotten thee riches, with cords, and made of cedar, among thy and hast gotten gold and silver into thy merchandise.

treasures : 25 The ships of Tarshish did sing of 5 By, thy great wisdom and by thy thee in thy market; and thou wast re- traffic, hast thou increased thy riches, and plenished, and made very glorious in the thy heart is listed up because of thy riches: midst of the seas.

6 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; 26 Tby rowers have brought thee Because thou hast set thy heart as the into great waters: the east wind hath bro- heart of God; ken thee in the midst of the seas.

7 Behold, therefore I will bring stran. 27 Thy riches, and thy fairs, thy mer- gers upon thee, the terrible of the nations: chandise, thy mariners, and thy pilots, thy and they shall draw their swords against calkers, and the occupiers of thy mer- the beauty of thy wisdom, and they shall chandise, and all thy men of war, that are defile ti y brightness. in thee, and in all thy company which is 8 They shall bring thee down to the in the midst of thee, shall fall into the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of them midst of the seas,n the day of thy ruin. that are slain in the midst of the seas.

28 The suburbs shall shake at the sound 9 Wilt thou yet say before him that of the cry of thy pilots.

slayeth thee, I am God? but thou shalt be 29 And all that handle the oar, the ma- a man, and no God, in the hand of him riners, and all the pilots of the sea, shall that slayeth thee. come down from their ships, they shall 10 Thou shalt die the deaths of the unstand upon the land ;

circumcised by the hand of strangers: for 30 And shall cause their voice to be heard I have spoken it, saith the Lord God. against thee, and shall cry bitterly, and 11 Moreover the word of the LORD shall cast up dust upon their heads, they came unto me, saying, shall wallow themselves in the ashes: 12 Son of man, take up a lamentation

31 And they shall make themselves ut- upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, terly bald for thee, and gird them with Thus saith the Lord God; Thou sealest sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in bitterness of heart and bitter wailing. beauty.

32 And in their wailing they shall take 13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden up a lamentation for thee, and lament overlof God: every precious stone was thy cothee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like vering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the destroyed in the midst of the sea ? the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the

33 When thy wares went forth out of sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, the seas, thou filledst many people; thou and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets didst enrich the kings of the earth with and of thy pipes, was prepared in thee in the multitude of thy riches and of thy the day that thou wast created. merchandise.

14 Thou art the anointed cherub that 34 In the time when thou shalt be bro- covereth; and I have set thee so: thou. ken by the seas in the depths of the wa- wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou ters, thy merchandise and all thy company hast walked up and down in the midst of in the midst of thee shall fall.

the stones of fire. 35 All the inhabitants of the isles shall 15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways from be astonished at thee, and their kings shall the day that thou wast created, till iniquity be sore afraid, they shall be troubled in was found in thee. their countenance.

16 By the multitude of thy merchandise 36 The merchants among the people they have filled the midst of thee with vio, shall biss at thee; thou shalt be a terror, lence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I and never shalt be any more.

will cast thee as profane out of the mounCHAP. XXVIII.

tain of God: and I will destroy thee, O THE word of the LORD came again covering cherub, from the midst of the unto me, saying,

stones of fire. 2 Son of man, say unto the prince of! 17 Thy heart was lifted up because of Tyrus. Thus saith the Lord God; Because thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, by reason of thy brightness: I will cast 1 um a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the thee to the ground, I will lay thee be


The judgment of Zidon.

EZEKIEL. The desolatron of Egypt. fore kings, that they may behold thee. rivers: thou shalt fall upon the open fields;

18 Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by thou shalt not be brought together, nor the multitude of thine iniquities, by the gathered : I have given thee for meat to iniquity of thy traffic; therefore will I the beasts of the field and to the fowls of bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it the heaven. shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to 6 And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them know that I am the LORD, because they that behold thee.

have been a staff of reed to the house cf 19 All they that know thee among the Israel. people shall be astonished at thee: thou When they took hold of thee by thy shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be hand, thou didst break, and rend all their any more.

shoulder: and when they leaned upon thee, 20 { Again the word of the LORD came thou brakest, and madest all their loins uito me, saying,

to be at a stand. 21 Son of man, set thy face against 8 | Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Zidon, and prophesy against it, Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee,

22 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; and cut off man and beast out of thee. Behold, I am against thee, O Zidon; and 9 And the land of Egypt shall be desoI will be glorified in the midst of thee: late and waste; and they shall know that and they shall know that I am the LORD, I am the LORD: because he hath said, when I shall have executed judgments in The river is mine, and I have made it. her, and shall be sanctified in her.

10 Behold, therefore I am against thee, 23 For I will send into her pestilence, and against thy rivers, and I will make the and blood into her streets; and the wounded land of Egypt utterly waste and desolate, shall be judged in the midst of her by the from the tower of Syene even unto the sword upon her on every side; and they border of Ethiopia. shall know that I am the LORD.

11 No foot of man shall pass through 24 1 And there shall be no more ait, nor foot of beast shall pass through it, pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nos neither shall it be inhabited forty years. any grieving thorn of all that are round 12 And I will make the land of Egypt about them that despised them; and they desolate in the midst of the countries that shall know that I am the Lord Gon. are desolate, and her cities among the

25 Thus saith the Lord God; When I cities that are laid waste shall be desolate shall have gathered the house of Israel from|forty years: and I will scatter the Egypthe people among whom they are scattered, tians among the nations, and will disperse and shall be sanctified in them in the sight them through the countries. of the heathen, then shall they dwell in their 13 | Yet thus saith the Lord God; At land that I have given to my servant Jacob. the end of forty years will I gather the

26 And they shail dwell safely therein, Egyptians from the people whither they and shall build houses, and plant vine- were scattered: yards; yea, they shall dwell with confi- 14 And I will bring again the captivity dence, when I have executed judgments of Egypi, and will cause them to return upon all those that despise them round into the land of Pathros, into the land of about them; and they shall know that I am their habitation; and they shall be there the LORD their God.

a base kingdom. CHAP. XXIX.

15 It shall be the basest of the kingdoms; N

the twelfth day of the month, the word the nations : for I will diminish them, that of the Lord came unto me, saying, they shall no more rule orer the nations.

2 Son of man, set thy face against 16 And it shall be no more the confPharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy dence of the house of Israel, which bring. against him, and against all Egypt: eth their iniquity to remembrance, when

3 Speak, and say, Thus saith the Lord they shall look after them: but they shall God; Bebold, I am against thee, Pharaoh know that I am the Lord God. king of Egypt, the great dragon that lieth 17 | And it came to pass in the seren in the midst of his rivers, which hath said, and twentieth year, in the first month, in My river is mine own, and I have made it the first day of the month, the word of the for myself.

LORD came unto me, saying, 4 But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and 18 Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick of Babylon caused his army to serve a great unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up service against Tyrus: every head aras out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the made bald, and every shoulder was peel fish of thy rivers shall stick unto thy scales. ed: yet had he no wages, nor his army,

5 And I will leave thee thrown into the for Tyrus, for the service that he bad wilderness, thee and all the fish of thy served against it:


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