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thou away.

Israel coinpared to a vineyard. ISAIAH, VI.

Denunciations against sin. apparel; only let Bus be called by thy B.C. 760. 13 Therefore my people are gone into name, y to take away our reproach.

captivity, because they have no know2 In that day shall the branch of the B thy name ledge; and their Shonourable men LORD be Ś beautiful and glorious, and

be called famished, and their multitude dried up the fruit of the earth shall be excellent upon us.

with thirst. and comely for n them that are escaped yor, take 14 Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, of Israel.

a Ho. 4. 6.

and opened her mouth without measure: 3 And it shall come to pass, that he Lu. 19. 44. and their glory, and their multitude, and that is left in Zion, and he that remaineth | 0 Je. 23.5,6. their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall in Jerusalem, shall be called holy, even Zec.6.12,13. descend into it. every one that is writteu O among the 8 glory are 15 And the mean man shall be brought living in Jerusalem :

men of down, and the mighty man shall be hum4 When the Lord shall haved washed famine. bled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be away the filth of the daughters of Zion, Šbeauty and humbled : and shall have purged the blood of Jeru- glory.

16 But the LORD of hosts shall be exsalem from the midst thereof, by the spirit n the escap- alted in judgment, and « God, that is holy, of judgment, and by the spirit of

burning. ing of Is

shall be sanctified' in righteousness. 5 And the LORD will create upon every rael.

17 Then shall the lambs feed after their dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon chap. 60.21. manner, and the waste places of the fat her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by

He. 12. 14.

ones shall strangers eat. day, and the shining of a flaming fire or, to life, 18 Woo unto them that draw iniquity by night: for d upon all the glory shall be Re. 21. 27. with cords of vanity, and sin as it were a M defence.

d Zec. 13. 1.

with a cart rope: 6 And there shall be a tabernacle for a K the God the

19 That say, Lets him make speed, and shadow in the daytime from the heat, and holy, or, the hasten his work, that we may see it; and for a place of refuge,%, and for a covert

holy God.

let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel

e Zec. 2. 5. from storm and from rain.

draw nigh and come, that we may know it! CHAPTER V.

Xor, above,

20 Woe unto them that v call evil good, Now will I sing to my wellbeloved a M covering. and good evil; that put darkness for light, song of my beloved touching, his vine 224. 3.3. 4. and light for darkness; that put bitter for yard. My wellbeloved hath ah vineyard

g chap.

sweet, and sweet for bitter! in a very fruitful hill :

v say con

21 Woe unto them that are wise in their 2 And he e fenced it, and gathered out


own eyes, and prudent in their own

evil, iť ig the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a towerino. Lu.20.9,&c. drink wine, and men of strength to mingle



22 Woe unto them that are mighty to the midst of it, and also made a wine

in the horn press therein : and he looked that it

of the son

strong drink: should bring forth grapes, and it brought of oil. 23 Which justify the wicked for reward, forth wild grapes.

made a

and take away the righteousness of the 3 And now, O inhabitants of Jerusa- wall about righteous from him! lem, and men of Judah, judge, I pray you, it.

24 Therefore as the 4 fire devoureth the betwixt me and my vineyard.

i Pr. 26. 12. stubble, and the flame consumethk the 4 What could have been done more to o before chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, my vineyard, that I have not done in it?

their face.

and their blossom shall go up as dust. wherefore, when I looked that it should 1 Je. 2. 21. Because they have cast away the law of bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild chewed. the LORD of hosts, and despised the word grapes ?

Ø tongue of of the Holy One of Israel : 5 And now, go to; I will tell you what fire. 25 Therefore is the anger of the LORD I will do to my vineyard: I will take Mat. 3. 12. kindled against his people, and he hath away the hedge thereof, and it shall be ? Ps.80.12,13. stretched forth his hand against them, and eaten up: and break down the wall there- x.for a hath smitten them: and the hills didm of, and it shall be x trodden down:

treading. tremble, and their carcases were torn y in 6 And I will lay it waste: it shall not be m Hab. 3. 6. the midst of the streets. For alla this pruned nor digged: but there shall come yor, as dung. his anger is not turned away, but his up briers and

thorns : I will also command "Le.26.14,&c hand is stretched out still. the clouds that they rain no rain upon it. B plant of 26 And he will lift up an ensign to the 7. For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts

his plea

nations from far, and will hiss unto them is the house of Israel, and the men of Ju;

from the end of the earth: and, behold, dah his B pleasant plant: and he looked ya scab. they shall come with speed swiftly:

Joel 2.3..11. for judgment, bụt behold yoppression;

27 None shall be weary nor stumble

P Mi. 2. 2. for righteousness, but behold a cry;

among them; none shall slumber nor 8 Woe unto them that joinp house to 8 ye. sleep; neither shall the girdle of their house, that lay field to field, till there be $ or, this is in loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their po place, that they may be placed alone

mine ears. shoes be broken: in the midst of the earth!

28 Whose arrows are sharp, and all 9 S In mine ears said the LORD of hosts, i Hag.1.9..11 their bows bent, their horses hoofs shall n Of a truth, many houses shall be desolate, or, pursue be counted like flint, and their wheels

them. even great and fair, without inhabitant.

like a whirlwind :

r Am. 6. 5,6. 10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall

29 Their roaring shall be like a lion, they yield one bath, and the seed of an homer xor, distress. shall roar like young lions, yea, they shall shall yield an ephah.

dor, when it

roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry 11 Woe unto them that rise up early in

is light, it
shall be
it away safe, and none shall deliver

it. the morning, that they may follow strong

30 And in that day they shall roar

dark in the drink; that continue until night, tili


against them like the roaring of the sea; wine inflame them!


and if one look unto the land, behold 12 And” the harp and the viol, the tabret thereof. darkness and * sorrow, and the light iş and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts : but : Ps. 28. 5. darkened in the heavens thereof. they regard not the work of the LORD, nei- +2 Ki. 15. 7.

CHAPTER VI. ther consider the operation of his hands.

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Isaiah's heavenly vision.


The promise of Immanuel. sawa also the Lord sitting upon a throne,

B.C. 758. us, and set a king in the midst of it, even high and lifted up, and his train filled

the son of Tabeal: the temple.

a 1 Ki. 22. 19. 7 Thus saith the Lord God, It shall not 2 Above it stood the seraphims: each B the skirts stand, neither shall it come to pass. one had six wings; with twain he covered thereof. 8 For the head of Syria is Damascus, his face, and with twain he covered his Eze. 1. 11. and the head of Damascus is Rezin; and feet, and with twain he did fly.

Y from a. within threescore and five years shall 3 And & one cried unto another, and said, 8 this cried Ephraim be broken, y that it be not a Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts;

to this.

people. $the whole earth is full of his glory.

Shis glory is
the fulness

9 And the head of Ephraim is Samaria, 4 And the posts of the door moved at

and the head of Samaria is Remaliah's the voice of him that cried, and the house whole

o If ye will not believe, surely ye was filled with smoke.

earth. shall not be established. 5 Then said I, Woe is me! for I am

λun- thresholds. 10 « Moreover, the LORD spake again done; because I am a man of unclean or, Do ye unto Ahaz, saying, lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people

not be

11 Ask thee a signa of the LORD thy of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen

lieve? it is God: Mask it either in the depth, or in

because ye the King, the LORD of hosts.

the height above.

are not 6 Then flew one of the seraphims unto


12 But Ahaz said, I will not ask, nei. me, y having a live coal in his hand, which And the ther will I tempt the LORD. he had taken with the tongs from off LORD

13 And he said, Hear ye now, O house of thee altar;

added to David; Is it a small thing for you to weary 7 And he ? laid it upon my mouth, and speak. men, but will ye weary my God also ? said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips, and a cut off. 14 Therefore the Lord himself shall thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin Zec.3.1..7. give you a sign: Behold, a virgin shall purged.

dch. 38.7, 22. conceive, and bear a son, anda pshall call 8 Also I heard the voice of the Lord, I u or, make name Immanuel. saying, Whom shall I send, and who will thy peti. 15 Butter and honey shall he eat, that go for us? Then said I, o Here am I;

he may know to refuse the evil, and send me.

v and in his

choose the good.

hand a 9 And he said, Go and tell this people,

16 For before the child shall know to

live coal. Hear ye Tindeed, but understand not;

e Re. 8. 3.

refuse the evil, and choose the good, the and see ye indeed, but perceive not.

i caused it

land that thou abhorrest shall be forsaken 10 Make the heart of this people fat, and

to touch.

of both her kings. make their ears heavy, and shut their Lu.1.31..35.

17 The LORD shall bring upon thee, eyes ; lest they see with their eyes, and Ó Mat. 1. 23. and upon thy people, and upon thy fahear with their ears, and understand with por, thou, ther's house, days that have not come, their heart, and convert, and be healed. O Virgin, from the day that Ephraim departed

11 Then said I, Lord, how long? And shalt. from Judah; even the king of Assyria. he answered, Until the cities be wasted o Behold me. 18 And it shall come to pass in that without inhabitant, and the houses without r in hearing, day, that the LORD shall hiss for the fly man, and the land be x utterly desolate, or, without that is in the uttermost part of the rivers

12 And the LORD have removed" men ceasing. of Egypt, and for the bee that is in the far away, and there be a great forsaking pin seeing. land of Assyria: in the midst of the land.

x desolate 19 Andi they shall come, and shall rest 13 But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it with deso- all of them in the desolate valleys, and shall return, and shall be eaten: as a teil


in the holes of the rocks, and upon all tree, and as an oak, whose substance is Je. 16. 16.

h 2 Ki. 25. 21.

thorns, and upon all y bushes. in them when they cast their leaves, so the

20 In the same day shall the Lord shave holy seed shall be the substance thereof.

yor, when
it is return. beyond the river, by the king of Assyria,

with a razor that is hired, namely, by them CHAPTER VII.

hath been

the head, and the hair of the feet: and it ANDK

k it came to pass in the days of browsed. shall also consume the beard. Abaz, the son of Jotham, the son of Uz.


21 And it shall come to pass, in that ziah king of Judah, that Rezin the king of

day, that a man shall nourish a young Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaljah, y commend. cow and two sheep: king of Israel, went up toward Jerusalem able trees. 22 And it shall come to pass for the to war against it, but could not prevail k 2 Ki. 16.5. abundance of milk that they shall give that against it.

& resteth on. he shall eat butter: for butter and honey 2 And it was told the house of David, Sin the shall every one eat that is left Sin the land. saying, Syria 8 is confederate with E

midst of. 23 And it shall come to pass in that day, phraim: and his heart was moved, and ni.e. the that every place shall be, where there were the heart of his people, as the trees of the remnant a thousand vines at a thousand silverlings, wood are moved with the wind.

shall it shall even be for briers and thorns. 3 Then said the LORD unto Isaiah, Go return,

24 With arrows and with bows shall forth now to meet Ahaz, thou and n Shear


men come thither; because all the land jashub thy son, at the end of the conduit oor, cause. shall become briers and thorns. of the upper pool, in the highway of the


25 And on all hills that shall be digged fuller's field;

K let not thy with the mattock, there shall not come 4 And say unto him, Take heed, and be


thither the fear of briers and thorns : but quiet; fear not, * neither be fainthearted

it shall be for the sending forth of oxen,

dor, waken, for the two tails of these smoking fire

and for the treading of lesser cattle.

Min making brands, for the fierce anger of Rezin with

speed to the Syria, and of the son of Remaliah.


spoil, he 5 Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son hasteneth

MOREOVER the LORD said unto me, of Remaliah, have taken evil counsel

Take thee a great roll, and write in it against thee, saying,

or, make

with a man's pen concerning u Maher 6 Let us go up against Judah, and ivex speed, &c. shalal-hash-baz. it, and let us make a breach therein for

2 And I took unto me faithful witnesses


or, stem.

the prey,

away the



nor, when

be upon


Importance of the Scriptures.


Government of the Messiah. to record, Uriah« the priest, and Zecha- B. 0. 742.

ness of anguish; and they shall be driven riah the son of Jeberechiah.

to darkness. 3 And I В went unto the prophetess; 22 Ki. 16. 10.

CHAPTER IX. and she conceived and bare a son. Then B approach

NEVERTHELESS, the dimness shall said the LORD to me, Call his name ed.

not be such as was in her vexation, when Maher-shalal-hash-baz:

bchap. 7. 16. at the first he lightly afflicted the land of 4 Forb before the child shall have know-yor, he that Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and ledge to cry, My_father, and my mother,

is before

afterward did more grievously afflict her the y riches of Damascus and the spoil the king of by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in of Samaria shall be taken away before


Galilee 8 of the nations.

shall take the king of Assyria.

2 The peopled that walked in darkness 5 The LORD spake also unto me again,


have seen a great light: they that dwell saying,

in the land of the shadow of death, upon

cchap. 17.3. 6 Forasmuch as this people refuseth the 2 Ki. 15. 29. them hath the light shined. waters of Shiloahe

that go softly, and re- 16. 9. 3 Thou hast multiplied the nation, and joice in Rezin and Remaliah's son;

dor, popu.

$not increased the joy: they joy before 7 Now therefore, behold, the Lord

thee according to the joy in harvest, and bringeth up upon them the waters of the a Mat. 4. 15, as men rejoice when they divide the spoil. river, strong and many, event the king

4 For ñ thou hast broken the yoke of his of Assyria, and all his glory: and he e Ne. 3. 15. burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod shall come up over all his channels, and John 9. 7. of his oppressor, as in the days of Midian. go over all his banks :

Šor, to him. 5 For every battle of the warrior is 8 And he shall pass through Judah; he ch.7.16, 17. with confused noise, and garments rolled shall overflow and go over; he shall reach

in blood; but this shall be with burneven to the neck: and the k stretching out


ing and M fuel of fire. of his wings shall fill k the breadth of thy brakest. 6 For unto us a child is born, untoi us land, O Immanuel.

g Ju.7.21,&c.

a son is given, and the governmentk shall 9 Associate yourselves, O ye people, vand

his shoulder; and his name shall ye shall be broken' in pieces: and give ear,

O or, when
the whole.

be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The all ye of far countries : gird yourselves, and

kfulness of
mighty. God,

m. The everlasting Father, ye shall be broken in pieces; gird your

The Prince of Peace.”

the breadth selves, and ye shall be broken in pieces.

of thy land

7 Of the increase of his government 10 Take counsel together, and it shall shali be the and peace there shall be noo end, upon come to nought; speak the word, and it stretchings the throne of David, and upon his kingshall not stand : for God P is with us.

out of his dom, to order it, and to establish it with 11 For the LORD spake thus to me wings. judgment and with justice, from henceTwith a strong hand, and instructed me, a or, and it forth even for ever. The zeal of the that I should not a walk in the way of

LORD of hosts will perform this. this people, saying,

h ch.36.1,ke. 8 The Lord sent a word into Jacob, 12 Say ye not, A confederacy, to all n meat. and it hath lighted upon Israel. them to whom this people shall say, A

i Lu. 2. 11. 9 And all the people shall know, even confederacy; neither* fear ye their fear, * Mat, 28. 18. Ephraim and the inhabitant of Samaria, nor be afraid.

that say in the pride and stoutness of heart, 13 Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; m He.'i. 8.

Ichap. 37.36.

10 The bricks are fallen down, but we and let him be your fear, and let him ben Ep. 2. 14.

will build with hewn stones: the syca

o Da. 2. 44. mores are cut down, but we will change 14 And he shall be for a sanctuary;t 1 Co. 15. 25. them into cedars. but for a stone of stumbling," and for a PPs. 46.1,7. 11 Therefore the LORD shall set up the rock of offence, to both the houses of r in strength adversaries of Rezin against him, and Israel; for a gin and for a snare to the of.

Pjoin his enemies together : inhabitants of Jerusalem.

9 Pr. 1. 15.

12 The Syrians before, and the Philis15 And many among them shall stum- ::1 Pe.3.14,15 tines behind; and they shall devour Is

: Lu. 12.5. ble, and fall, and be broken, and be

rael with open mouth. For all this his

t Eze. 11. 16. snared, and be taken.

ul Pe. 2. 8.

anger is not turned away, but his hand 16 Bind up the testimony, seal w the

v Mat. 13. 57.

is stretched out still. law among* my disciples.


13 For the people turneth not unto him 17 Andy I will wait upon the LORD, lo whole. that smiteth them, neither do they seek that hideth: his face from the house of w Re. 5.1, 5. the LORD of hosts. Jacob, and I will look for him.

* Pr. 8. 8, 9. 14 Therefore the LORD will cut off 18 Behold,a I, and the children whom Mat. 13. 11. from Israel head and tail, branch and the LORD hath given me, are for signschap.50.10. rush, in one day.

54. 8. and for wonders in Israel from the LORD

15 The ancient and honourable, he is

z Hab. 2. 3. of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.

a He. 2. 13.

the head; and the prophet that teacheth 19 And when they shall say unto you, or, they

lies, he is the tail. Seek unto them that have familiar spirits, that call

16 For the leaders of this people cause and unto wizards that peep and that them them to err; and they that are © led of mutter; should not a people seek unto blessed. them are x destroyed. their God? for the living to the dead ?

$or, called

17. Therefore the Lord shall have no

blessed. 20 Tob the law and to the testimony:

joy in their young men, neither shall have if they speak not according to this word, x swallowed mercy on their fatherless and widows : it is because there is no y light in them. up.

for every one is an hypocrite and an evil21 And they shall pass through it | Lu. 16. 29. doer, and every mouth speaketh B folly. hardly bestead and hungry: and it shall

John 5. 39. For all this his anger is not turned away, come to pass, that, when they shall be y morning. but his hand is stretched out still. hungry, they shall frete themselves, and Bor, villany. 18 For wickedness burnethd as the fire: cursee their king and their God, and look c Pr. 19. 3. it shall devour the briers and thorns, and upward.

d Mal. 4.1. shall kindle in the thickets of the forest: 22 And they shall look unto the earth; e Re. 16. 11. and they shall mount up lilce the lifting and behold trouble and darkness, dim

up of smoke.

your dread.

even to

nor, to the

Condemnation of oppressors.

ISAIAH, X. Destruction of the king of Assyriu. 19 Through the wrath of the LORD of B.C. 738. of hosts, send among his fat ones a leanhosts is the land darkened, and the peo

ness; and under his glory he shall kindle ple shall be as the B fuel of the fire: no cPs. 106. 15.

a burning like the burning of a fire.

6 Ac. 2. 20. man shall spare his brother.c

17 And the light of Israel shall be for 20 And he shall y snatch on the right B meat. a fire,d and his Holy One for a flame: hand, and be hungry; and he shall eat Mi. 7. 2, 6. and it shall burn and devour his thorns on the left hand, and they shall not be a He. 12. 29. and his briers in one day; satisfied: they shall eat every man the ycut.

18 And shall consume the glory of his flesh of his own arm:

Le. 26. 26. forest, and of his fruitful field, 8 both soul 21 Manasseh, Ephraim; and Ephraim, Je. 19. 9. and body: and they shall be as when a Manasseh : and they together shall be chap.37.36. standardbearer fainteth. against Judah. For all this his anger is from the 19 And the rest of the trees of his not turned away, but his hand is stretched

soul and forest shall be Ś few, that a child may out still.

write them. CHAPTER X.

the flesh. 20 And it shall come to pass in that day, WOE, unto them that decree unright- $number. that the remnant of Israel, and such as eous decrees, and n that write grievous- | Ps. 94. 20. are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall ness which they have prescribed ;

no more again stay upon him that smote 2 To turn aside the needy from judg- writers them;, but shall stay upon the LORD, ment, and to take away the right from that. the Holy One of Israel, in truth. the poor of my people, that widows may 12 Ch.28. 20. 21 The remnantk shall return, even the be their prey, and that they may rob the Ho. 14. 3. remnant of Jacob, unto the mighty God. fatherless!

k chap. 6. 13. 22 For though thy people Israel be as 3 And what will yo do in the day of vi- 65.8,9 the sand of the sea, yetm a remnant of sitation, and in the desolation which shall 'Job 31, 14. them shall return: the consumption" de

. 7 come from far? to whom will yo flee for

Re. 6. 17.

creed shall overflow k with righteousness. help? and where will ye leave your glory?

m Ro.9.27,28.

23 For the Lord GOD of hosts shall 4 Without me they shall bow down under

O in, or,

make a consumption, even determined, the prisoners, and they shall fall under the

in the midst of all the land.

among. slain. For all this his anger is not turned

24 Therefore thus saith the Lord God but his hand is stretched out still. away,

nchap. 28.22.
Da. 9. 27.

of hosts, O my people that dwellest in 5*0 r Assyrian, the rode of mine an- in. Zion, be noto afraid of the Assyrian: he ger, " and the staff in their hand is mine chap. 37.6. shall smite thee with a rod, vand shall indignation.

1or, Woe to lift up his_staff against thee, after the 6 I will send him against an hypocriti- the Assy.

manner of Egypt. cal nation, and against the people of my rian.

25 For yet a very little while, and the wrath will'I give him a charge, a to take the M Asshur. indignation shall cease, and mine anger spoil, and to take the prey, and to p tread P Je.51.20,21. in their destruction. them downt like the mire of the streets.

26 And the LORD of hosts shall stir up 7 Howbeit heu meaneth not so, neither


a scourge for him, according to the slaugh doth his heart think so; but it is in his a or, though. ter of Midian' at the rock of Oreb: and heart to destroy and cut off nations not a Je. 47.6, 7.

as his rod was upon the sea, so shall be

» Da. 11. 36. lift it up after the manner of Egypt.. 8 For he saith, Are not my princes al- play them a 27 And it shall come to pass in that together kings ?

treading. day, that his burden shall be taken 9 Is notw Calnox as Carchemish ?y is :2Ki. 19, 36. away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke not Hamath as Arpad ? is not Samaria as

u Mi, 4. 12.

from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be Damascus ?:

v Ju. 7. 25.

destroyed because of the anointing.a 10 As my hand hath found the kingdoms

28 He is come to Aiath, he is passed of the idols, and whose graven images did 12 Ki. 18.33. to Migron; at Michmash he hath laid up excel them of Jerusalem and of Samaria; 19. 12, 13. his carriages : 11 Shall I not, as I have done _unto Sa- - Am. 6. 2. 29 They are gone

over the passage: maria and her idols, so do to Jerusalem 72 Ch. 35. 20. they have taken up their lodging at Geba; and her idols ?

22 Ki. 16. 9. Ramah is afraid ; Gibeah of Saul is fled. 12 Wherefore it shall come to pass, 7 Je. 31. 15.

30.-Lift up thy yoice, o daughter of that, when the Lord hath performed his

Gallim; cause it to be heard unto Laish, whole work_ upon mount Zion and on

with. O poor Anathoth. Jerusalem, I will & punish the fruit of o visit upon.

31 Madmenah is removed; the inhabithe x stout heart of the king of Assyria, Je. 50. 18. tants of Gebim gather themselves to flee. and the glory of his high looks.

x greatness 32 As yet shall he remain at Nob that 13 For he saith, By the strength of my

day: he shall shake his hand against the hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; heart.

mount of the daughter of Zion, the hill for I am prudent: and I have removed a Ps. 18. 27.

of Jerusalem. the bounds of the people, and have robbed yor, many

people. their treasures, and I have put down the

33 Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, inhabitants like a valiant man:

shall lop the bough with terror: and the B mightily. e chap. 63. 2. high ones of stature shall

hewn down, 14 And my hand hath found, as a nest, Ac. 13. 23. and the haughty shall be humbled. the riches of the people : and as one ga- Re. 22. 16. 34 And he shall cut down the thickets thereth eggs that are left, have I gathered 9 Zec. 6. 12. of the forest with iron, and Lebanon all the earth; and there was none that yor, a rod shall fall B by a mighty one. moved the wing,' or opened the mouth,


CHAPTER XI. or peeped.

shake them. And there shall come forth a rod out 15 Shall the axe boast itself against him Mat. 3. 16. of the stems of Jesse, and a Branche shall that heweth therewith? or shall the saw

il Co. 1. 30. grow out of his roots : magnify itself against him that shaketh it? or, that 2 And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest as if y the rod should shake itself against which is upon him, the spirit of wisdom i and them that lift it up, or as if the staff should not wood. understanding, the spirit of counsel and lift up itself, as if it were no wood. k Ac. 12. 23. might, the spirit of knowledge, and of 16 Thereforek shall the Lord, the Lord

the fear of the LORD;

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Government of Messiah.


The doom of Babylon. 3 And shall make him of quick Bun

B.O. 713. his doings among the people, make menderstanding, in the fear of the LORD:

tion that his name is exalted. and he shall not judge after the sight of Bscent, or, 5 Singa unto the LORD; for he hath

smell. his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing

done excellent things: this is known in of his ears :

a Ex.15.1,21. all the earth. 4 Bute with righteousness shall he judge o Zep. 3. 14.

Ps. 98. 1.

6 Crys out and shout, thou y inhabithe poor, and reprove with equity for the

y inhabi

tant of Zion: ford great is the Holy One meek of the earth : and he shall smite the tre88.

of Israel in the midst of thee. earth with the rode of his mouth, and c . .

CHAPTER XIII. with the breath of his lips shall he slay

Re: 19. 11. THE burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the wicked.

d Ps. 89. 18. the son of Amoz did see. 5 And righteousness shall be the gir- argue.

2 Lift ye up a banner upon the high dleg of his loins, and faithfulness the Rē. 2. 16.

mountain, exalt the voice unto them,

19. 15. girdle of his reins.

shake thé hand, that they may go into

fch. XXI. 6 Theh wolf also shall dwell with the


the gates of the nobles. lamb, and the leopard shall lie down Je. L. LI.

3 I have commanded my sanctified with the kid; and the calf, and the Ep. 6. 14.

ones, I have also called myi mighty young, lion, and the fatling together; hchap.65.25. ones for mine anger, even them that and a little child shall lead them.

iJoel 3. 11. rejoice in my highness. 7 And the cow and the bear shall feed ; the like- 4 The noise of a multitude in the their young ones shall lie down together:

mountains, Ś like as of a great people ; and the lion shall eat straw like the ox. nor, adder's. a tumultuous noise of the kingdoms of

8 And the sucking child shall play, on k chap. 35. 9. pations gathered together : the LORD of the hole of the asp, and the weaned child Job 5. 23. hosts mustereth the host of the battle. shall put his hand on the n cockatrice' den. Re. 21. 27. 5 They come from a far country, from

9 They shall not hurtk nor destroy in ? Ps. 72. 19. the end of heaven, even the LORD, and all my holy mountain : for? the earth Hab. 2. 14. the weapons of his indignation, to deshall be full of the knowledge of the n verse 1: stroy the whole land.

n Zep. 1.7. LORD, as the waters cover the sea.

Re. 6. 17.

6 Howl ye; for the day” of the LORD 10 Ánd in that day there shall be am root o Ro.15.9..12. is at hand; it shall come as a destruction of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign Mat. 11. 28. from the Almighty, of the people; to it shall theo Gentiles He. 4.1, &c.

7 Therefore shall all hands * be faint, seek : and his restP shall be glorious. O glory. and every man's heart shall melt: 11 And it shall come to pass in that kor, fall 8 And they shall be afraid: pangs and

down. day, that the Lord shall set his hand

sorrows shall take hold of them; they again the second time to recover the 2 Zec. 10. 10. shall be in pain as a woman that traremnant of his people, which shall be 11. vaileth; they shall à be amazed v one

wonder. left, fromAssyria, and from Egypt, and

at another; their faces shall be as v flames.

деvеrу тап from Pathros, and from Cush, and from

9 Behold, the day" of the LORD cometh, Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, neighbour.

cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, and from the islands of the sea.

v faces of to lay the land desolate; and he shall de12 And he shall set up an ensign for the flames. stroy the sinners thereof out of it. the nations, and shall assemble the out

r Mal. 4. 1. 10 For the stars of heaven, and the casts of Israel, and gather together the

schap.18. 3. constellations thereof, shall not give their dispersed" of Judah from the four a cor- t chap.27.13. light : the sun shall be darkened in his

56. 8. ners of the earth.

Ps. 147. 2.

going forth, and the moon shall not 13 The envy also of Ephraim shall de- « John 7. 35. cause her light to shine. part, and the adversaries of Judah shall Ja. 1.1.

11 And I will punish the world for be cut off; Ephraim shall not envy Ju

T wings.

their evil, and the wicked for their inidah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim, v Je. 3. 18.

quity; and I will cause the arrogancy, of 14 But they shall fly upon the shoul- Eze. 37.17,22. the proud to cease, and will lay low the ders of the Philistines toward the west; Ho. 1. 11. haughtiness of the terrible. they shall spoil p them of the east toge

the child

12 I will make a man more precious ther: Othey shall lay their hand upon

than fine gold; even a man than the Edom and Moab; andw the children of Edom and golden wedge of Ophir. Ammon shall obey them.

Moab shall 13 Therefore+ I will shake the heavens, 15 And the LORD shall utterly destroy the be the lay- and the earthy shall remove out of her tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his ing on of

place, in the wrath of the LORD of hosts, mighty wind shall he shake his hand over

their hand, and in the day of his fierce anger.

Da. 11. 41. the river, and shall smite it in the seven

14 And it shall be as the chased roe, and streams, and make men go over o dryshod.

w chap. 60.14.

as a sheep that no man taketh up: they 16 And there shall be an highway for their. shall every man turn to his own people,

obedience, the remnant of his people, which shall

and flee every one into his own land. be left, from Assyria ; like as it was: to

* Hag. 2. 6.

15 Every one that is found shall be Israel in the day that he came up out of y2P0.3.10,11. thrust through; and every one that is the land of Egypt.

$ in shoes.

joined unto them shall fall by the sword. OHAPTER XII.

2 Ex. 14. 29. 16 Their children also shall be a dashed AND in that day thou shalt say, O a Ps. 137.8.9. to pieces before their eyes; their houses LORD, IV will praise thee : thoughc thou.28.34.1,&c. shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.

ch54. 78. wast angry with me, thine anger is turn

Ps. 30. 5.

17 Behold, I will stir up thed Medes ed away, and thou comfortedst me.

Ho, 6.1.

ainst them, which shall not regard 2 Behold, God is my, salvation; I will a Da.5.28,31. silver; and as for gold, they shall not trust, and not be afraid : fore the LORD

e Ps. 118. 14. delight in it. JEHOVAH is my strength and my song ; Ca. 2. 3.

18 Their bows also shall dash the young he also is become my salvation.

Jno.4.10,14. men to pieces ;, and they shall have no 3 Therefore with joys shall ye draw Ps. 145.4..6. pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye water) out of the wells of salvation.

Xor, pro- shall not spare children. 4 And in that day shall ye say, Praise claim. 19 And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the LORD, X call upon his name, declare

the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency,

at his



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