of the bridegroom


and the bride.

that are even sborn, which came up a ch. 2. 14

beh. 6. 9. from the washing; whereof every one

love my dove, bmy undefiled: for my

hend is filled with dew, and my locks bear twins, and none is barren among

with the drops of the night. them.

• ch. 6. 7. 3 I have put off my coat; how shall I 3 Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, 1 or (as dome put it on? I have washed my feet; how and thy speech is comely : 'thy temples

real) in me.

shall I defile them? are like a piece of a d pomegranate with Eze. 27.10,11. 4 My beloved put in his hand by the in thy locks.

2 Heb. hole of the door, and my bowels were 4 Thy neck is like the tower of David passing, or, moved 1 for him. builded for an armoury, whereon there

running about.

5 I rose up to open to my beloved ; and "hang a thousand bucklers, all shields

fch. 7. 3. my hands

dropped with

myrrh, and my of mighty men.

9 ch. 2. 9.

fingers with 2 sweet smelling myrrh, 5 / Thy two breasts are like two young ch 2. 16. roes that are twins, which h feed among 3 Heb, breathe. loved had withdrawn himself, and was

upon the handles of the lock.

6 I opened to my beloved; but my bethe lilies. 6 Until the day 3 break, and the sha- k ch. 3. 1. gone: my soul failed , when he spake: dows flee away, I will get me to the Ich. 3. 6. KI sought him, but I could not find mountain of lmyrrh, and to the hill of mch. 3. 3. him ; I called him, but he gave me no frankincense.

* Eph. 5. 27.

o Ps. 72. 16. answer. 7 Thou art all fair, my love ; there is

P ch. 1. 5. 7 "The watchmen that went about the "no spot in thee.

9 Deu. 3. 9. city found me, they smote me, they 81 Come with me from Lebanon, my

Heb. what. wounded me; the keepers of the walls spouse, with me from Lebanon: look Isa. 11. 6.

. took away my veil from me. from the top of Amana, from the top of ch. 2. 5. 8. I charge you, PO daughters of JeruShenir and Hermon, from the lions' 5 Or, salem, if ye find my beloved, that ye dens, from the mountains of the "leo

taken away.

tell him, that I am sick of love.

tch. 1. 8. pards.

uch. 5. 1. 2

9 ? What is thy beloved more than 9 Thou hast 5 rayished my heart, my 6 Keba another beloved, 'o thou fairest among sister, my spouse; thou hast 5 ravished

standard women ? what is thy beloved more than my heart with one of thine eyes, with bearer. another beloved, that thou dost so one chain of thy neck.

vch. 1. 2, 4. 10 How fair is thy love, "my sister, my 1 0r, curled.

w Ps. 19. 10.

charge us?

10 My beloved is white and ruddy, 6 the spouse ! how much better is thy love + Pro. 5. 3. chiefest among ten thousand. than wine ! and the smell of thine oint- ych. l. 15. 11 His head is as the most w fine gold, ments than all spices !

8 Heb. sitting his locks are 7bushy, and black as a ul "Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the

in fulness, that is, fitly

raven. honeycomb: honey and milk are under placed, and

12 His eyes are as the eyes of doves by thy tongue; and the smell of thy gar

the rivers of waters, washed with milk, ments is like the smell of Lebanon.


and 8 fitly set. 12 garden 9 inclose is my sister, my

stone in the foil of a

His cheeks are as a 'bed of spices, spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain


as 10 sweet flowers: his lips like a lilies, sealed.

9 Heb. barred. dropping sweet smelling myrrh. 13 Thy plants are an orchard of b pome- ch. 6. 2. 14 His hands are as gold rings set with granates, with pleasant fruits ; il cam

the beryl: his belly is as bright ivory phire, with d spikenard,

towers of

overlaid with sapphires. 14 Spikenard and saffron; f calamus

ach. 2 I. 15 His legs are as pillars of marble, set and cinnamon, with all trees of 9 frank6 ver. 3. upon sockets of fine gold: his counteincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the 11 Or, cypresa, nance is as h Lebanon, excellent as the chief spices:

• Ex. 28. 20.
Eze. 1. 16.

h cedars. 15 A fountain of gardens, a well of ach 1. 12. 16 His 12 mouth is most sweet : yea, he living waters, and streams from Le Ex. 24. 10. is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, banon.

f Ex. 30. 23. and this is my friend, o daughters of 16 Awake, O north wind; and come, lach. 5. 1. Jerusalem. thou south; blow upon my garden, that 12 Heb.palate. the spices thereof may flow out. Let Jer. 2 13.

CHAPTER 6 my beloved come into his garden, and ch. 6. 1. HITHER is thy beloved gone,

Ich. 1. 8. eat his pleasant fruits.

I ch. 4. 16.

mch. 4. 16.

whither is thy beloved turned aside * ch. 5. 13.

that we may seek him with thee. 'I my ; 1

2 My beloved is gone down into his my spouse: I have gathered my p ch. 1. 11. garden, to the "beds of spices, to feed in myrrh with my spice; PI have eaten

ch. 2. 1. my honeycomb with my honey; I have 130r, and

the gardens, and to gather 9 lilies. r .

3+1 am my beloved's, and my beloved drunk my wine with my milk: eat, o

be drunken is mine: he feedeth among the lilies. friends; drink, 13 yea, drink abundantly, with love, 4 Thou art beautiful, my love, as O beloved.

. Rev. 3. 20. Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as

teh. 1. 15. 2 1 I sleep, but my heart waketh:

11 Or, puffed

an army with banners. is the voice of my beloved that 'knock

5 Turn away thine eyes from me, for eth, saying, Open to me, my sister, my luch.

4. 1. they have 14 overcome me: uthy hair is

set as a

10 OT,


me up

The prince's daughter. SOLOMON'S SONG 6

The power of love.

5 Heb. tehy

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as a flock of goats that appear from

11 Come, my beloved, let us go forth inGilead.

to the field ; let us lodge in the villages. 6 Thy teeth are as a flock of sheep a ch. 4. 2. 12 Let us get up early to the vineyards; which go up from the washing, whereof bch. 6. 11. let us b see if the vine flourish, whether every one beareth twins, and there notech. 2. 13. the tender grape l appear, and the

1 Heb. open. one barren among them.

pomegranates bud forth; there will i 7 d As a piece of a pomegranate are thy deh. 4. 3. give thee my loves. temples within thy locks.

e Ge. 30. 14. 13 The mandrakes give a smell, and at 8 There are threescore queens, and ich. 3. 7. our gates are all manner of pleasant fourscore concubines, and virgins with

fruits, new and old, which I have laid out number.

up for thee, O my beloved. 9 My dove, 9 my undefiled is but one; 9 ch. 5.2 she is the only one of her mother, she

CHAPTER 8 is the choice one of her that bare her.


THAT thou wert as my brother, The daughters saw her, and blessed A Ge. 30. 13.

that sucked the breasts of my her, yea, the queens and the concu.

mother! when I should find thee with bines, and they praised her.

2 Heb. they

out, I would kiss thee; yea, 2I should 10 ? Who is she that looketh forth

should not not be despised. as the morning, fair as the moon, clear ich'3.6

despire me.

2 I would lead thee, and bring thee as the sun, and terrible as an army & 8. 5.

into my mother's house, who would inwith banners ?

struct me: I would cause thee to drink 11 I went down into the garden of nuts Pro. 9. 2, 5. of j spiced wine of the juice of my to see the fruits of the valley, and k toch. 7. 12. pomegranate. see whether the vine flourished, and the ch. 1. 3. 3 His left hand should be under my

mch. 2. 6. pomegranates budded.

head, and his right hand should en12 3 Or ever I was aware, my soul 3 Heb. I

brace me. * made me like the chariots of Ammi knew not. 4 I charge you, "O daughters of Jeru

4 Or, set nadib.

salem, 5tbat ye stir not up, nor awake

me on the 13 Return, return, 0 Shulamite; re chariots of

my love, until he please. turn, return, that we may look upon my willing

5 ? Who is this that cometh up from thee. What will ye see in the Shu people. the wilderness, leaning upon her be lamite? As it were the company of th. 1. 5. loved ? I raised thee up under the apple two armies.

should ye

tree: there thy mother brought thee CHAPTER 7

stir up, or

forth: there she brought thee forth that

bare thee. HOW TOW beautiful are thy feet with . 1 Ki. 1.3. &c.

6 Set me as a seal upon thine heart, shoes, 10 prince's daughter! the p ch. 3. 6.

6 Or, of

as 'a seal upon thine arm: for love is joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the Mahanaim. strong as death; jealousy is 7 cruel as work of the hands of a cunning work-Ps. 45. 13. the grave: the coals thereof are coals of man.

Isa. 49. 16. fire,

which hath a most vehement flame.

Jer. 22. 24. 2 Thy navel is like a round goblet,

7 Many waters cannot quench love,

Ro. 8. 35. which wanteth not liquor: thy belly is · Pro. 8. 31, 35. neither can the floods drown it: if a like an heap of wheat set about with 1 Heb. kard. man would give all the substance of his lilies.

8 Heb.

house for love, it would utterly be con3 Thy two breasts are like two young mirture. temned.

wch. 2. 1. roes that are twins.

8 [ We have a little sister, and she

ch. 4. 5. 4 - Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; w Eze. 16. 7. hath no breasts : what shall we do for thine eyes like the fishpools in Hesh 2 ch. 4 4 our sister in the day when she shall be bon, by the gate of Bath-rabbim : thy y Nu. 21. 28. spoken for? nose is as the tower of Lebanon which

9 If she be a wall, we will build upon her looketh toward Damascus.

a palace of silver : and if she be a door, 5 Thine head upon thee is like 'Car- 9 Or, crimson. we will inclose her with boards of cedar. mel, and the hair of thine head like pur

10 I am a wall, and my breasts like ple; the king is 10 held in the galleries. z ch 1. 4. towers: then was I in his eyes as one 6 How fair and how pleasant art thou, 10 Heb.bound that found 11 favour. O love, for delights!

a Cy. ch. 5. 13.

11 Heb. 7 This thy stature is like to a palm tree, i Ece. 2. 4.


11 Solomon had a byineyard at Baal

hamon; "he let out the vineyard unto and thy breasts to clusters of grapes. c Mt. 21. 33. keepers ; every one for the fruit thereof 8 I said, I will go up to the palm tree,

was to bring a thousand pieces of silver, I will take hold of the boughs thereof:

12 My vineyard, which is mine, is benow also thy breasts shall be as clusters 12 Heb. fore me: thou, O Solomon, must hare a of the vine, and the smell of thy nose

straightly. like apples;

thousand, and those that keep the fruit 13 Or, of the ancient.

thereof two hundred. 9 And the roof of thy mouth like the deh. 2. 14. 13 Thou that dwellest in the gardens, best wine for my beloved, that goeth 14 Heb. the companions hearken to thy voice: down 12 sweetly, causing the lips 13 of

d cause me to hear it. those that are asleep to speak.

e ch. 16
& 6.3.

14 ( 14 Make haste, my beloved, and 10 I am my beloved's, and his

fch. 2. 9, 17.

be thou like to & roe or to a young hart I desire is toward me.

9 Ps. 45. 11. upon the mountains of spices.

Plee aray.





a ch. 59.3. will not hear: “your hands are full of

1 Heb. bloods. 1 blood. THE • vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, 6 ch. 2. 1. 16 I Wash you, make you clean ; put

d2 Kl.15.1, 13.

away the evil of your doings from before Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jo

ch. 6. 1. mine eyes; cease to do evil; tham, Ahaz, and I Hezekiah, kings of_2 Ki. 15. 32. 17 Learn to do well; h seek judgment, Judah.

1 2 Ki. 16, 1. 2 relieve the oppressed, judge the father 2 Hear, o heavens, and give ear, o K2Ki. 18. 1. less, plead for the widow. earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have Jer. 22. 3.


18 Come now, and k let us reason tonourished and brought up children, and Zech. 7. 9. gether, saith the LORD though your they have rebelled against me.

2 Or, righten. sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white 3. The ox knoweth his owner, and the Deu. 32. 1. ass his master's crib: but Israel * doth

Jas. I. 27.

as snow; though they be red like crim. kl Sa. 12. 7,

son, they shall be as wool. not know, my people " doth not consider.

ch. 43. 28. 19 If ye be willing and obedient, ye 4 Ah sinful nation, a people 3laden Mi. 6. 2. sball eat the good of the land: with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, chil. Ps. 51.

7. 20 But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be saken the LORD, they have provoked the ch 6. 12. 13. devoured with the sword : "for the mouth Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are heaviness.

21 f How is the faithful city P become #gone away backward.

och 40.5 an harlot ! it was full of judgment; 5 5 2 Why should ye be stricken any P Jer. 2. 20. righteousness lodged in it, but now

Rev. 17. I. more? ye will 5 revolt more and more:

4 Heb. alien.

murderers. the whole head is sick, and the whole

ated, or,

22 Thy silver is become dross, thy wine heart faint.

mixed with water : 6 From the sole of the foot even unto a ch, 9. 13. the head there is no soundness in it;

Jer. 2. 30.

23 "Thy princes are rebellious, and 5 Heb. increase

companions of thieves: every one 'loveth but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying revolt.

gifts, and followeth after rewards : 'they sores: they have not been closed, neither Hos. 9. 15. judge not the fatherless, neither doth the bound up, neither mollified with Boint Hos. 4. 18. cause of the widow come unto them. ment.

Mi. 3. 11. 7 "Your country is desolate, your cities or oil.

Zech. 7. 10.

24 Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD

of hosts, the mighty. One of Israel, Ah, are burned with fire: your land, stran Deu. 28. 61... I will ease me of mine adversaries, and gers devour it in your presence, and it is 7 Heb. the avenge me of mine enemies : desolate, as 7 overthrown by strangers.

overthrow of. 25 And I will turn my hand upon

8 Heb. 8 And the daughter of Zion is left as a


thee, and 8 purely purge away thy dross, cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a

to pureness.

and take away all thy tin: garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city. Ro. 9. 20. 26 And I will restore thy judges as at 9 'Except the LORD of hosts had left w 2 Ki. 19. 4. the first, and thy counsellers as at the unto us 'a very small remnant, we

Ich. 13. 19.

beginning : afterward thou shalt be called,

y ver. 21. should have been as "Sodom, and we

Zech. 8. 3.

The city of righteousness, the faithful should have been like unto *Gomorrah.

• Eze. 16. 46, city. 10 I Hear the word of the LORD, ye 48, 49, 55. 27 Zion shall be redeemed with judg. rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law Boo, they that ment, and 9 her converts with righteous 11 To what purpose is "the multitude 1 Sa. 18. 22

rettern of her ness.

28 And the 10 destruction of the transof your sacrifices unto me? saith the Ps. 40. 8. gressors and of the sinners shall be LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings 10 Heb. of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and


together, and they that forsake the LORD

shall be consumed.

b ch. 57. 5 I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or


29 For they shall be ashamed of the of lambs, or of 11 he goats.

11 Heb. great

oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall 12 When ye come 12 to appear before me,

be confounded for the gardens that who hath required this at your hand, to 12 Heb.

ye have chosen.

to be seen. I tread d my courts?

och. 65. 3

30 For ye shall be as an oak whose 13 Bring no more vain oblations; in

& 16. 17.

leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no cense is an abomination unto me; i the d Ps. 116. 19. water. ! new moons and sabbaths, the calling of ch. & 13.

31 And the strong shall be as tow, 13and assemblies, 9I cannot away with ; it is nich. 23. 31. 14 iniquity, even the solemn meeting.

13 Or, and the maker of it as a spark, and they

his work. shall both burn together, and none shall 14 Your new moons and your appointed Ps. 101. 5. quench them. feasts my soul hateth: they are a trouble k ch. 9. 18. unto me; I am weary to bear them.

14 Or, grief:

CHAPTER 2 15 And when ye spread forth your chien MHE word that i Isaiah the son of | hands, jI will hide mine eyes from you: 15 Heb. multi- 1 Amoz saw concerning Judah and yea, when ye 15 make many prayers, I ply prayer. Jerusalem.

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The last days.


The ruin of Jerusalem. 2 "And it shall come to pass b in the a T: ver. 4,

the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth last days, that the mountain of the Ge. 49. 7. to shake terribly the earth. LORD's house shall be lestablished in 1 or prepared. 20 In that day a man shall cast 2 his the top of the mountains, and shall be 2 Hel the idols of silver, and his idols of gold, exalted above the hills; and all nations

idols of his

which they made 3each one for himself shall flow unto it.

silver, fc. • ch 27. 13

to worship, to the moles and to the bats; 3 And many people shall go and say, Lk. 24. 47. 21 To go into the clefts of the rocks, a Come ye, and let us go up to the moun- 3 Or, for hin. and into the tops of the ragged rocks, tain of the LORD, to the house of the d Jer. 31.6 for fear of the LORD, and for the glory God of Jacob; and he will teach us of

Zech.8.21, 23 • ver. 10.

of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake his ways, and we will walk in his paths : Lk. 23. 30.

terribly the earth, for out of Zion shall go forth the law, Ps. 146. 3 22 Cease ye from man,' whose breath and the word of the LORD from Jeru

g Job 27.3. is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be salem.

Joel 3. 10. 4 And he shall judge among the nations, Lev. 26. 28

accounted of?

4 . and shall rebuke many people: and they


Jer. 37. 21. shall beat their swords into plowshares, Ps. 46.9. and their spears into 4 pruninghooks:

Hos. 2. 18. For of mation shall not lift up sword against 5 Heb. a man

Zech. 9. 10.

hosts, doth take away from Jeru

salem and from Judah i the stay and the nation, i neither sball they learn war any

staff, the whole stay of bread, and the more.

whole stay of water, 5 0 house of Jacob, come ye, and let us 6 Or, more 2 The mighty man, and the man of war, walk in the light of the LORD.

than the. 6 & Therefore thou hast forsaken thy i 2 Ki. 1. 2

k Dell 18. 14.

the judge, and the prophet, and the

prudent, and the ancient, people the house of Jacob, because they 70r, skilful 3 The captain of fifty, and 5 the honourbe replenished from the east, and are of speech able man, and the counseller, and the cunksoothsayers like the Philistines, and 80s, abound ning artificer, and the 7 eloquent orator. they 8 please themselves in the children

m Ecc. 10.16 4 And I will give children to be their of strangers.

* Deu. 17. 16. princes, and babes shall rule over them. 7 Their land also is full of silver and Jer. 2.28 5 And the people shall be oppressed, gold, neither is there any end of their p ch. 4. I.

every one by another, and every one by treasures ; their land is also " full of a ver. 11, 17.

his neighbour: the child shall behave horses, neither is there any end of their 9 Heb. lift himself proudly against the ancient,

and chariots:

up the hand. the base against the honourable. 8 Their land also is full of idols; they

10 Heb.

6 When a man shall take hold of his worship the work of their own hands,

brother of the house of his father, say

- ver. 19. 1. that which their own fingers have made:

Rev. 6. 15. ing, Thou hast clothing, be thou our 9 And the mean man boweth down, 2 Th. 1. %. ruler, and let this ruin be under thy hand: and the great man humbleth himself: ver. 17. 7 In that day shall he 9swear, saying.

ch. 13. 11. therefore forgive them not.

I will not be an 10 healer; for in my 104 Enter into the rock, and hide thee ch.4 1, 2

u 2 Co. 10. 5.

house is neither bread nor clothing: in the dust, 'for fear of the LORD, and & 11. 10, 11 make me not a ruler of the people. for the glory of his majesty.

& 12. 1, 4 8 For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is 11 The lofty looks of man shall be

& 25.9

fallen: because their tongue and their

& 28. 1 bumbled, and the haughtiness of men

& 28.5

doings are against the LORD, to provoke shall be bowed down, and the LORD

& 29. 18.

the eyes of his glory. alone shall be exalted in that day. Jer, 30. 8.

9 The shew of their countenance doth 12 For the day of the LORD of hosts Eze 38. 14.19. witness against them; and they declare shall be upon every one that is proud w Ge, 13. 13. their sin as Sodom, they bide it not.

ch. 1. 10. and lofty, and upon every one that is Ecc. 8. 12 Woe unto their soul! for they have lifted up; and he shall be brought low : y Ps. 128. 2. rewarded evil unto themselves. 13 And upon all the cedars of Lebanon, ch. 30. 25. 10 Say ye to the righteous, that it shall that are high and lifted up, and upon a so be well with him : for, they shall eat the all the oaks of Bashan,

Ece, 13. 11 Heb.

fruit of their doings. 14 And upon all the high mountains,

done to him.

11 Woe unto the wicked! a it shall be and upon all the hills that are lifted up, LI KI. 10. 22 ill with him: for the reward of his hands

15 And upon every high tower, and upon 12 Heb. shall be ll given him. every fenced wall,


12 A8 for my people, children are their

of desire 16 And upon all the ships of Tarshish, 13 Or, call oppressors, and women rule over them. and upon all 12 pleasant pictures.

thee blessed. O my people, they which 13 lead thee 17 And the loftiness of man shall be 14 Heb. cause thee to err, and destroy the way bewed down, and the haughtiness of

of thy paths. men shall be made low: and the LORD Hox. 4. 1.

13 The LORD standeth up to plead, and alone shall be exalted in that day.

shalt utterly

standeth to judge the people. 18 And the idols 15 he shall utterly a pass away.

14 The LORD I will enter into judgment bolish.

d Ps. 143. 2. with the ancients of his people, and the 19 And they shall go into the holes of Hon. 10. 8.

princes thereof: for ye have 16 eaten up the rocks, and into the caves of the 16 Or, burnt. the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in 17 earth, for fear of the LORD, and for 17 Heb. dush your houses.

binder up:

rallow up.


8 Or,

The cleansing of Zion.

ISAIAH 3 The vineyard of the Lord. 15 What mean ye that ye "beat my

a Ps. 9£ 5.

shadow in the daytime from the heat,

b ch. 25.4 people to pieces, and grind the faces of ech. 32.911. and bfor a place of refuge, and for a the poor? saith the Lord GOD of hosts. d PN. 60. 5 covert from storm and from rain.

16 Moreover the LORD saith, Be- 1 Heb cause the daughters of Zion are haughty,



with their and walk with stretched forth necks and

eyes. I wanton eyes, walking and 2 mincing as 2 Or, tripping a song of my beloved touching his they go, and making a tinkling with nicely. vineyard. My wellbeloved hath a vinetheir feet:

e Px. 80. 8.

yard in 3 a very fruitful hill:

3 Heb. the 17 Therefore the Lord will smite with a

horn of the

2 And he 4 fenced it, and gathered out scab the crown of the head of the daugh

son of oil.

the stones thereof, and planted it with ters of Zion, and the LORD will 5 discover Mt. 21. 33. the choicest vine, and built a tower in their secret parts.

4 Or, male a the midst of it, and also made a wine18 V In that day the Lord will take away 6 Heb.

wall about.

press therein: and he looked that it the bravery of their tinkling ornaments

make naked. should bring forth grapes, and it brought about their feet, and their 7 cauls, and 6 Beb. hewed forth wild grapes. their iround tires like the moon,

ver. 7.

3 And now, o inhabitants of Jerusalem, 19 The 8 chains, and the bracelets, and

Mt. 21. 19. and men of Judah, judge, I pray you,

7 Or, the 9 mufflers,


betwixt me and my vineyard. 20 The bonnets, and the ornaments of Judg. 8. 21, 4 What could have been done more to the legs, and the headbands, and the 28.

my vineyard, that I have not done in it? 10 tablets, and the earrings,

wherefore, when I looked that it should

sweet bolla 21 The rings, and nose jewels,

9 Or,

bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild 22 The changeable suits of apparel, and spangled grapes ? the mantles, and the wimples, and the ornamente. 5 And now go to; I will tell you what

10 Heb. crisping pins,

I will do to my vineyard : I will take

houses of 23 The glasses, and the fine linen, and

the soul.

away the hedge thereof, and it shall be the hoods, and the vails.

U Heb. for

eaten up; and break down the wall 24 And it shall come to pass, that in a treading. thereof, and it shall be li trodden down: stead of sweet smell there shall be stink : , ch. 15. 3. 6 And I will lay it waste: it shall not and instead of a girdle a rent; and 12 Heb. might come up briers and thorns: I will also

be pruned, nor digged; but there shall instead of well set hair baldness; and instead of a stomacher j a girding of sack- 13 Heb. command the clouds that they rain no cloth; and burning instead of beanty. plant of his rain upon it. 3 Thy men shall fall by the sword, and 11 or, emptied. hosts is the house of Israel, and the men

7 For kthe vineyard of the LORD of thy 12 mighty in the war.

Heb. 2 And ther gates shall lament and


of Judah 13 his pleasant plant: and he mourn ; and she being 14 desolate "shall Lam. 2. 10. looked for judgment, but behold 15 oppres. sit upon the ground.

15 Heb.a kab. sion; for righteousness, bat behold a cry.

** Mi. 2. 2. 85 Woe unto them that join "house to CHAPTER 4

och. 2 II.
16 Heb. ye.

house, that lay field to field, till there be AND in that day seven women shall 17 Or, this no place, that 16 they may be placed alone A take hold of one man, saying, We is in mine in the midst of the earth! will eat our own bread, and wear our ears, with 9 17 In mine ears said the LORD of own apparel : only 18 let us be called by 18 Heb. let

thy name

hosts, 19 Of a truth many houses shall be thy name, 20 to take away our reproach. be called desolate, even great and fair, without

2 In that day shall P the branch of the upon us. inhabitant. LORD be 21 beautiful and glorious, and 19 Heb. 10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall the fruit of the earth shall be excellent

If not, fc. 20 Or, take

yield one bath, and the seed of an and comely for 22 them that are escaped

thor away.

homer shall yield an ephah. of Israel

p Jer. 23. 5.

Il f'Woe unto them that rise up early 3 And it shall come to pass, that he 21 Heb. in the morning, that they may follow that is left in Zion, and he that re beauty and

strong drink; that continue until night, maineth in Jerusalem, 'shall be called

Eze 45. ll.

till wine 23 inflame them! holy, even every one that is written 22 Heb. the 12 And the harp, and the viol, the 24 among the living in Jerusalem :

escaping. tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their 4 When the Lord shall have washed r ver. 22 feasts: but they regard not the work away the filth of the daughters of Zion, 23 0r, pursue.

of the LORD, neither consider the and shall have purged the blood of lLk. 10. 20. operation of his hands. Jerusalem from the midst thereof by the 24 Or, to life. 13 T Therefore my people are gone into spirit of judgment, and by the spirit of Me 3 2, 3. captivity, because they have no knowburning.

ledge: and their 25 honourable men are

w 143. 5. 5. And the LORD will create upon every % Heb. giery famished, and their multitude dried up


are men of her assemblies, 'a cloud and smoke by famine. 14 Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, day, and the shining of a flaming fire - Ex. 13. 21. and opened her mouth without measure : by night: for 23 upon all the glory shali Zech. 2. 5. and their glory, and their multitude, and be a 27 defence.

27 Heh their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall 6 And there shall be a tabernacle for a covering descend into it.


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