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or, a lie.

now

Jeremiah imprisoned.

JEREMIAH, XXXVIII. He confers with Zedekiah. 14 Then said Jeremiah, It is B false,a Il B.C. 599. Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have fall not away to the Chaldeans. But he

cast into the dungeon; and he vis like to hearkened not to him: so Irijah took Je- Bfalsehood, die for hunger in the place where he is ; remiah, and brought him to the princes.

for there is no more breadb in the city. 15 Wherefore the princes were wroth a Mat. 5. 11, 10 Then the king commanded Ebedwith Jeremiah, and smotec him, and put 12. melech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from him in prison in the house of Jonathan the y will. hence thirty men : with thee, and take scribe; for they had made that the prison. b chap.37.21. up Jeremiah the prophet out of the

16 When Jeremiah was entered into c Ac.5.28,40. dungeon, before he die. the dungeon, and into the cabins, and 23. 2, 3. 11 So Ebed-melech took the men with Jeremiah had remained there many days; 2 Co.11.23.. him, and went into the house of the king

17 Then Zedekiah the king sent, and took 27. under the treasury, and took thence old him out; and the king asked him secretly in 8 in thine cast clouts, and old rotten rags, and let

hand. his house, and said, Is there any word from

them down by cords into the dungeon to the LORD? And Jeremiah said, There is : 4 chap. 38. 6. Jeremiah. for, said he, thou shalt be delivered into Sor, cells. 12 And Ebed-melech the Ethiopian said the hand of the king of Babylon.

e chap. 26.19. unto Jeremiah, Put now these old cast 18 Moreover, Jeremiah said unto king Pr. 17. 13, clouts and rotten rags under thine armZedekiah, What have I offended against 26. holes under the cords. And Jeremiah did so.

Ac. 25.11,25 thee, or against thy servants, or against

13 So they drew up Jeremiah with cords,

26.31. this people, that ye have put me in prison?

and took him up out of the dungeon: and Je19' Wheres are your prophetschap. 2. 28. remiah remained in the court of the prison. which prophesied unto you, saying, The 5 ch.28.2,&c. 14 Then Zedekiah the king sent, and

29.31. king of Babylon shall noto come against

took Jeremiah the prophet unto him into you, nor against this land?

mor, prin.

the n third entry that is in the house of 20 Therefore hear now, I pray thee, O

cipal, ,

the LORD: and the king said unto Jeremy lord the king: let my supplication, I

2 Ki. 16. 18. miah, I will ask thee a thing; hide nopray thee, be accepted before thee; that fall. thing

from me. thou cause me not to return to the house a chap. 32. 2. 15 Then Jeremiah said unto Zedekiah, of Jonathan the scribe, lest I die there. 38. 13, 28. If I declare it unto thee, wilt thou not

21 Then Zedekiah the king commanded i Ps. 37. 19. surely put me to death ? and if I give thee that they should commit Jeremiah iuto

Is. 33. 16. counsel, wilt thou not hearken unto me? the courth of the prison, and that they * 2 Ki. 2. 2. 16 So Zedekiah the king sware secretly should give him daily a piece of: þread ? Nu. 16. 22. unto Jeremiah, saying, Ask the LORD livout of the bakers' street, until all the bread 27. 16. eth, that made us this soul, I will not put

Is. 57. 16. in the city were spent. m Thus Jeremiah

thee to death, neither will I give

thee into remained in the court of the prison.

Zec. 12. 1.

the hand of these men that seek thy life. CHAPTER XXXVIII.

m chap. 38. 9. 17 Then said Jeremiah unto Zedekiah, THEN Shephatiah the son of Mattan, 52. 6. Thus saith the LORD, the God ofr hosts, and Gedaliah the son of Pashur, and Jucalo " Ps.80.7, 14. the God of Israel, If thou wilt assuredly

Am. 5. 27. the son of Shelemiah, and Pashure the son of

go forth" unto the king of Babylon's Malchiah, heard the words that Jeremiah chap. 37. 3. princes, then thy soul shall live, and had spoken unto all the people, saying, p 1 Ch. 17. 24. this city shall not be burned with firo; 2. Thus saith the LORD,, He that re

Ezr. 9. 4. and thou shalt live, and thine house: maineth in this city shall die by the 4 ch.21.1..10. 18 But if thou wilt not go forth to the sword, by the famine, and by the pesti- r verse 2. king of Babylon's princes, then shall this lence: but he that goeth forth to the 2 Ki. 24. 12. city be given into the hand of the ChalChaldeans shall live; for he shall have schap. 39. 3. deans, and they shall burn it with fire, and his life for a prey, and shall live.

t verse 23.

thout shalt not escape out of their hand. 3 Thus saith the LORD, This city shall

chap. 32. 4.

19 And Zedekiah the king said unto surely be given into the hand of the king 34. 3. Jeremiah, I am afraid of the Jews that of Babylon's army, which shall take it. u 1 Sa. 31. 4. are fallen to the Chaldeans, lest they deli

4 Therefore the princes said unto the chap.26.11. ver me into their hand, and they mock" me. king, We beseech thee, let this man be

20 But Jeremiah said, They shall not

w 2 Ch.20.20. put to death ;! for thus he weakeneth

Ja. 1. 22.

deliver thee. Obey,w I beseech thee, the the hands of the men of war that remain

voice of the LORD, which I speak unto

* Is. 55. 3. in this city, and the hands of all the

thee: so it shall be well unto thee, and people, in speaking such words unto Pr.1.30,31. thy soul- shall live.

Is. 1. 19, 20. them; for this man seeketh not the « wel

21 But if thou refusey to go forth, this is fare of this people, but the hurt.

к peace. the word that the LORD hath shewed me: 5 Then Zedekiah the king said, Behold,

z chap.37.21.

22 And, behold, all the women that are he is in your hand : for the king is not Ps. 109. 5. left in the king of Judah's house, shall be he that can do any thing against you. Lu.3.19, 20. brought forth to the king of Babylon's 6 Then took they Jeremiah, and, cast The

men of friends á have set thee on, and have pre

and those women shall say, Thy him into the dungeon of Malchiah the

thy peace. son of u Hammelech, that was in the

a La. 1. 2.

vailed against thee: thy feet are sunk in court of the prison: and they let down Mi. 7. 5.

the mire, and they are turned away back. Jeremiah with cords. And in the dun

23 So they shall bring out all thy wives

the geon there was no water, but mire ; so

and thy childrend to the Chaldeans; Jeremiah sunk in the mire.

king,

and thou shalt not escape out of their 7 Now when Ebed-meleche the Ethio

chap.36.26.

hand, but shalt_bes taken by the hand pian, one of the eunuchs which was in Ps. 69.2,14. of the king of Babylon : and thou shalt

c Is. 42. 17. the king's house, heard that they had put

v cause this
city to be burned with

fire. Jeremiah in the dungeon, the king then a chap.39.6. 24 Then said Zedekiah unto Jeremiah, sitting in the gate of Benjamin,

41.10. Let no man know of these words, and 8 Ebed-melech went forth out of the echap. 39.16. thou shalt not die. king's house, and spake to the king, saying,

f ch.52.8..13.

25 But if the princes hear that I have 9 My lord the king, these men have v burn. talked with thee, and they come unto thee, done evil in all that they have done to

and say unto thee, Declare unto us now

jor,

40.

came

8
or, are.

Jerusalem taken.

JEREMIAH, XXXIX. Preservation of Jeremiah. what thou hast said unto the king, hide it

B.C. 589. mitted him unto Gedaliaha the son of not from us, and we will not put thee to

Ahikam b the son of Shaphan, that he death: also what the king said unto thee: a chap. 40. 5. should carry him home: so he dwelt

26 Then thou shalt say unto them, I 6chap.26.24. among the people. presented my supplication before the

15 Now the word of the LORD came king, that he would not cause me to re

c ch.37.15,20. unto Jeremiah, while he was shut up in turn to Jonathan's house, to die there. d ch.38.7,12. the court of the prison, saying, 27 Then came all the princes unto

e Da. 9. 12.

16 Go and speak to Ebed-melechd the Jeremiah, and asked him: and he told

Ethiopian, saying, Thus saith the LORD them according to all these words that Bwere silent

of hosts, the God of Israel ; Behold, I the king had commanded. So they B left from. wille bring my words upon this city for off speaking with him: for the matter Job5.19, 21 evil

, and not for good, and they shall

Ps50. 15 was not perceived.

be accomplished in that day before thee.

Da. 6. 16. 28 So Jeremiah abode in the court of

17 But I will deliver thee in thats day the prison untily the day that Jerusa- chap. 39.14. saith the LORD: and thou shalt not be lem was taken: and he was there when - 2 Sa. 24.14. given into the hand of the men of whom Jerusalem was taken.

ich.52.4,&c. thou art afraid. CHAPTER XXXIX.

2 Ki. 25. 1,

18 For I will surely deliver thee, and In thei ninth year of Zedekiah king of Ju

&c.

thou shalt not fall by the sword, but dah, in the tenth month, came Nebuchad- j chap. 23. 3: thy life, shall be for a prey unto thee: rezzar king of Babylon and all his army X1 Ch. 5. 20. because k thou hast put thy trust in me, against Jerusalem, and they besieged it. Ps. 37. 39, saith the LORD. 2 And in the eleventh year of Zede

CHAPTER XL. kiah, in the fourth month, the ninth day 1 chap.39.14. THE word that to Jeremiah of the month, the city was broken up. m verse 13. from the LORD, after that Nebuzar-adan

3. And all the princes m of the king of chap.38.17. the captain of the guard had let him? go Babylon came in, and sat in the middle

y manacles. from Ramah, when he had taken him, gate, even Nergal-sharezer, Samgar-nebo,

being bound in ychains among all that Sarsechim, Rab-saris, Nergal-sharezer,

nchap. 50. 7.

were carried away captive of Jerusalem Rab-mag, with all the residue of the o De. 29. 24, and Judah, which were carried away

25. princes of the king of Babylon.

Ne.9.28,33.

captive unto Babylon. 4. And it came to pass, that when Zede

Da. 9. 11.

2 And the captain of the guard_took kiah the king of Judah saw them, and all r chap. 32. 4. Jeremiah, and" said unto him, The LORD the men of war, then they fled, and went 38.18,23. thy God hath pronounced this evil upon forth out of the city by night, by the way 9 La. 1. 3.

this place. of the king's garden, by the gate betwixt

3 Now the LORD hath brought it, and the two walls; and he went out the way

done according as he hath said :o because of the plain.

r chap.39.12. ye have sinned against the LORD, and 5 Butr the Chaldeans' army, pursued š spake with have not obeyed his voice, therefore this after them, and overtook? Zedekiah in

him judg

thing is come upon you. the plains of Jericho: and when they ments, 4 And now, behold, I loose thee this had taken him, they brought him up to chap. 12. day from the chains which were upon Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon to Rib

n set mine

thine hand. If” it seem good unto thee to lah, in the land of Hamath, where he eye upon.

come with me into Babylon, come, and I Śgave judgment upon him.

will n look well unto thee: but if it seem 6 Then the king of Babylon slew the cheap

. 62.13: ill unto thee to come with me into Babysons of Zedekiah in Riblah before his

lon, forbear: behold, all the land is before eyes : also the king of Babylon slew all Otwo brazen thee: whither it seemeth good and conthe nobles of Judah.

chains, or, venient for thee to

go,

fetters. ✓ Moreover,: he put out Zedekiah's

5 Now, while he was not yet gone eyes, and bound him with a chains, to tchap. 41. 2. back, he said, Go back also tot Gedaliah carry him to Babylon.

u La, 2. 2.

the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, 8 And the Chaldeans burned the king's K chief of whom the king of Babylon hath made house, and the houses of the people, with

governor over the cities of Judah, and fire, and brake down the walls of Jerusalem. tioners, or, dwell with him among the people;, or

9' Then Nebuzar-adan, the captain of slaughter. go wheresoever it seemeth convenient the guard, carried away captive into Ba

unto thee to go. So the captain of the bylon the remnant of the people that chief marremained in the city, and those that fell

shal; and so and let him go.

guard gave him victuals and a reward,

ver. 10, 11. away, that fell to him, with the rest of

Ge. 37. 36.

6 Then went Jeremiah unto Gedaliah the people that remained.

the son of Ahikam, to Mizpah;" and 10 But Nebuzar-adan, the captain of - in that dwelt with him among the people that the guard, left of the poor of the peo

day.

were left in the land. ple, which had nothing, in the land of u by the 7 Now when all the captains of the Judah, and gave them vineyards and hand of. forces which were in the fields, even they fields á at the same time.

v set thine and their men, heard that the king of 11 Now Nebuchadrezzar king of Baby

eyes upon. Babylon had made Gedaliah the son of lon gave charge concerning Jeremiah

o Ju. 20.1.

Ahikam governor in the land, and had M to Nebuzar-adan the captain of the

committed unto him men, and women,

w chap.39.10. guard, saying,

52.16. and children, and of the poor of the 12 Take him, and vlook well to him, * Ps. 105. 15. land, of them that were not carried away and do him no harm,* but do unto him

y ch.41.1,&c. captive to Babylon; even as he shall say unto thee.

& Then they came to Gedaliah to Miz13 So Nebuzar-adan, the captain of the

2 ch.43.2,4,5. pah, even Ishmaely the son of Netha

a verse 3. guard, sent, and Nebushasban, Rab-saris, a

niah, and Johanan and Jonathan the

b Ezr. 2. 22. and Nergal-sharezer, Rab-mag, and all

sons of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of the king of Babylon's princes,

cchap.38.28. Tanhumeth, and the sons of Ephai the 14 Even they sent, and took Jeremiah d Jos. 12.5. Netophathite, and Jezaniah the son of out of the courte of the prison, and com

a Maachathite,d they and their men.

thither go.

the execu

men, or,

19.

Murder of Gedaliah, fc. JEREMIAH, XLIÍ. Johanan recovers the captives. 9 And Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the

B.C. 588. into the midst of the pit, he, and the men son of Shaphan, sware unto them, and to

that were with him. their men, saying, Fear not to serve the

a Job 2. 4.

8 But ten men were found among them Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and serve the

Pr. 13. 8.

that said unto Ishmael, Slay us not; king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you. Mat. 6. 25. for we have treasuresa in the field, of 10 As for me, behold, I will dwell at

wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of Mizpah, to B serve the Chaldeans which

B stand be.

honey. So he forbare, and slew them will come unto us: but ye, gatherb ye

fore,

not among their brethren. wine, and summer fruits, and oil, and De, 1. 38. 9 Now the pit wherein Ishmael had cast put them in your vessels, and dwell in

all the dead bodies of the men, whom he had your cities that ye have taken.

b chap.39.10. slain y because of Gedaliah, was it which 11 Likewise, when all the Jews that

Asa the king had made for fear of Baasha were in Moab, and among the Ammon- y by the king of Israel: and Ishmael the son of Ne. ites,e and in Edom, and that were in all

hand, or, thaniah filled it with them that were slain.

side of; the countries, heard that the king of Ba

10 Then Ishmael carried away captive bylon had left a remnant of Judah, and

or, near.

all the residue of the people that were in that he had set over them Gedaliah the c1 Ki. 15. 22. Mizpah, eveng the king's daughters, and son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan;

all the people that remained in Mizpah, 12 Even all' the Jews returned out of d Is. 16. 4. whom Nebuzar-adan the captain of the all places whither they were driven, and

guard had committed to Gedaliah the son came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah, e Eze. 25. 2. of Abikam: and Ishmael the son of Neunto Mizpah, and gathered wine and

thaniah carried them away captive, and summer fruits very much.

52 Ch. 16. 6. departed to go over to the" Ammonites. 13 Moreover, Johanan the son of Kareah,

il But when Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were

g chap. 43. 6.

and all the captains of the forces that were in the fields, came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, h Ne. 2. 10,

with him, heard of all the evili that Ish14 And said unto him, Dost thou cer

mael the son of Nethaniah had done, tainly know that Baalis the king of the Je. 40. 14. 12 Then they took all the men, and Ammonites hath sentk Ishmael the son of

went to fight with Ishmael the son of Nethaniah tos slay thee? But Gedaliah iyer. 2, 3, 7. Nethaniah, and found him by the great the son of Ahikam believed them not.

waters that are in Gibeon. 15 Then Johanan the son of Kareah

k chap.41.10.

13 Now it came to pass, that when all spake to Gedaliah _in Mizpah secretly, & strike thee the people which were with Ishmael saw saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will

in soul.

Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the slay Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no

captains of the forces that were with him, man shall know it: wherefore should he 12 Sa. 2. 13. then they were glad. slay thee, that all the Jews which are

14 So all the people that Ishmael had gathered unto thee should be scattered, mchap.40.6,8. carried away captive from Mizpah cast and the remnant in Judah perish ?

2 Ki. 25. 25. about, and returned, and went unto Jo16 But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam

hanan the son of Kareah. said unto Johanan the son of Kareah,

n 2 Sa. 19.37,

15 But Ishmael the son of Nethaniah

38. Thou shalt not do this thing: for thou

escaped from Johanan with eight men, speakest falsely of Ishmael. CHAPTER XLI.

and went to the Ammonites. o chap. 40. 5.

16 Then took Johanan the son of KaNow it came to pass in the seventh

reah, and all the captains of the forces month, that Ishmaelm the son of Netha- P chap. 40. 8. that were with him, all the remnant of niah, the son of Elishama, of the seed

the people whom he had recovered from royal, and the princes of the king, even

91 Sa. 27. 11. Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, from Miz. ten men, with him, came unto Gedaliah

pah, after that he had slain Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, 'to Mizpah ; and there - Le. 19. 27, the son of Ahikam, even mighty men of they did eat bread together in Mizpah.

war, and the women, and the children, 2 Then arose Ishmael the son of Netha- De. 14. 1. and the eunuchs, whom he had brought niah, and the ten men that were with him, 2 Sa. 10. 4. again from Gibeon: and smote Gedaliah the son of Ahikam,

Is. 15. 2.

17 And they departed, and dwelt in the the son of Shaphan, with the sword, and

habitation of Chimham,” which is by slew him, whom the king of Babylon had • 1 Sa. 1.7.

2 Ki. 25. 9. Beth-lehem, to go to enter into Egypt, made governor over the land.

18 Because of the Chaldeans: for they 3 Ishmael also slew all the Jews that sor, fall. were afraid of them, because Ishmael the were with him, even with Gedaliah at

son of Nethaniah had slain Gedaliah the Mizpah, and the Chaldeans that were

son of Ahikam, whomo the king of Babyfound there, and the men of war.

tch. 17.15,16. lon made governor in the land. 4 And it came to pass, the second day

1 Sa. 7.8.

CHAPTER XLII. after he had slain Gedaliah, and no man

12.19,23. THEN all the captaingr of the forces, and

Is. 1. 15. knew? it,

Johanan the son of Kareah, and Jezanialı 5 That there came certain from She

the son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from chem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, u Le. 26. 22. the least even unto the greatest,

came near, even fourscore men, having their beards

La, 1.1.

2 And said unto Jeremiah the prophet, shaven, and their clothes rent, and hav,

Let, we beseech thee, our supplication ing cut themselves, with offerings and

nin going Ś be accepted_before thee, and prayt for incense in their hand, to bring them to

us unto the LORD thy God, even for all the house of the LORD.

ing, this remnant; (for we are left but a few 6 And Ishmael the son of Nethaniah went 2 Ba. 3. 16. of many, as thine eyes do behold us ;) forth from Mizpah to meet them, n weep

o De. 5.28,29.

3 That" the LORD thy God may shew ing all along as he went: and it came to

us the way wherein we may walk, and pass, as he met them, he said unto them, w Ezr. 8. 21. the thing that we may do. Come to Gedaliah the son of Abikam.

4 Then Jeremiah the prophet said unto 7 And it was so, when they came into

them, I have heard you ; behold, I will

* Ex. 9. 29. the midst of the city, that Ishmael the son

pray* unto the LORD your God according of Nethaniah slew them, and cast them

to your words; and it shall come to pass,

28.

and weep

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Jeremiah's address to the people. JEREMIAH, XLIII. The people's insolent reply. that whatsoevera thing the LORD shall B.C. 588. LORD our God shall say, so declare unto answer you, I will declare it unto you; I

us, and we will do it. will keep nothing back from you.

al Ki. 22. 14. 21 And now I have this day” declared 5 Then they said to Jeremiah, The 6 De. 11. 26, it to you; but ye have not obeyed the LORDd be a true and faithful witness be

27. voice of the LORD your God, nor any thing tween us ; if we do not even according 1 Sa, 23. 18. for the which he hath sent me unto you. to all things for the which the LORD thy a Ge. 31. 50. 22 Now, therefore, know certainly God shall send thee to us.

Ex. 20. 7. that ye shall die by the sword, by the fa6 Whether it be good, or whether it be e verse 17. mine, and by the pestilence, in the place evil, we willo obey the voice of the LORD Eze. 6. 11. whither ye desire B to go, and to sojourn. our God, to whom we send thee;h that Ho. 9. 6.

CHAPTER XLIII. it may be well with us, when we obey Bor, to go

AND it came to pass, that when Jerethe voice of the LORD our God.

to sojourn. miah had made an end of speaking_unto 7 And it came to pass, after ten days,

o De. 5. 27.

all the people all the words of the LORD that the word of the LORD came unto h chap. 7.23. their God, for which the LORD their God Jeremiah.

De. 6. 3.

had sent him to them, even all these words, 8 Then called he Johanan the son of ichap. 42. 1. 2 Theni spake Azariah the son of HoKareah, and all the captains of the forces k Pr. 8. 13. shaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, which were with him, and all the people, 16. 5. and all the proud” men, saying unto Jerefrom the least even to the greatest,

Is. 9. 9, 10. miah, Thou speakest falsely: the LORD 9 And said unto them, Thus saith the

Ja. 4. 6.

our God hath not sent thee to say, Go LORD, the God of Israel, unto whom ye

Ichap.31.28.

not into Egypt to sojourn there:

m chap. 18. 8. sent me to present your supplication be

De. 32. 36.

3 But Baruch the son of Neriah setfore him ;

n Mat. 10.28. teth thee on against us, for to deliver us 10 If ye will still abide in this land, Is. 43. 5. into the hand of the Chaldeans, that they then will I build? you, and not pull you Ro. 8. 31. might put us to death, and carry us away down; and I will plant you, and not p ch.40.11,12. captives into Babylon. pluck you up; for I repentm me of the Ps. 106. 45. 4 $o Johanan the son of Kareah, and evil that I have done unto you.

r chap. 41.10. all the captains of the forces, and all the 11 Be not afraid of the king of

chap.44.16.

people, obeyed not the voice of the Babylon, of whom ye are afraid; be not

chap.39.10. LORD, to dwell in the land of Judah.

u De. 29. 19, afraid of him, saith the LORD: for Io am

20.

5 But Johanan the son of Kareah, and with you to save you, and to deliver you o 2 Ch.25.16. all the captains of the forces, took all the from his hand.

w chap. 2. 16. remnant p of Judah, that were returned 12 And ? I will shew mercies unto you, 44. 1. from all nations whither they had been that he may have mercy upon you, and

called driven, to dwell in the land of Judah ; cause you to return to your own land.

Hanes, 6 Even men, and women, and children, 13 But if ye say, We will not dwell

Is. 30. 4.

and the king's' daughters, and every perin this land, neither obey the voice of the - De. 17. 16. son that Nebuzar-adan the captain of the LORD your God,

y chap. 44.13. guard had left with Gedaliah the son of 14 Saying, No; but we will go into the = Eze. 11. 8. Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, and Jeremiah land of Egypt, where we shall see no y cleave. the prophet, and Baruch the son of Neriah. war, nor hear the sound of the trumpets all the

7 Sov they came into the land of nor have hunger of bread; and there will

Egypt: for they obeyed not the voice

men be. we dwell:

of the LORD. Thus came they even to 15 And now, therefore, hear the word a chap. 25. 2. Tabpanhes.

6. of the LORD, ye remnant of Judah; Thus

8 Then came the word of the LORD

Eze. 29. 18, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Is

unto Jeremiah in Tahpanhes, saying,

20. rael, If ye wholly set your faces to enter

b verse 22. 9 Take great stones in thine hand, and into Egypt,* and go to sojourn there; chap. 24.10. hide them in the clay in the brickkiln,

16 Thený it shall come to pass, that the cchap.46.13. which is at the entry of Pharaoh's house sword, whicho ye feared, shall overtake d chap. 15. 2. in Tahpanhes, in the sight of the men of you there in the land of Egypt, and the

Zec. 11. 9. Judah; famine, whereof ye were afraid, shall echap. 7. 20. 10 And say unto them, Thus saith y follow close after you there in Egypt; schap. 39. 2. the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, and there ye shall die.

La. 2. 5. Behold, I will send and take Nebuchad17 So shall 8 it be with all the men that chap. 24. 9. rezzar the king of Babylon, my servant,& set their faces to go into Egypt, to sojourn 29.18,22. and will set his throne upon these stones there; theyb shall die by the sword, by 41. 12. that I have hid: and he shall spread his the famine, and by the pestilence: and Zec. 8. 13. royal pavilion over them. none of them shall remain or escape from hchap. 46.25. il Ånd when he cometh, he shall the evil that I will bring upon them. Ś statues, or,

smitec the land of Egypt, and deliver 18 For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the

standing

suchd as are for death to death; and God of Israel, Age mine anger and my images. such as are for captivity to captivity, and fury hath been poured forth upon the in

such as are for the sword to the sword. habitants of Jerusalem; 80 shall my fury

n testified

12 And I will kindle a fire in the

against be poured forth upon you, when ye shall

you.

houses of the godsh of Egypt; and he enter into Egypti andy ye shall be an

shall burn them, and carry them away. execration, and an astonishment, and a

O or, the
house of

captives; and he _shall array himself curse, and a reproach; and ye shall see

the sun.

with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd this place no more.

putteth on his garment; and he shall 19 The LORD hath said concerning

used deceit

go forth from thence in peace. you, O ye remnant of Judah, Go ye

against

13 He shall break also the $ images of pot into Egypt: know certainly that I

your souls,

e Beth-shemesh, that is in the land of have n admonished you this day.

Nu. 16. 38. Egypt; and the houses of the gods of 20 For ye « dissembledi in yourk hearts, i Ga. 6. 7. the Egyptians shall be burn with fire. when yo sent me unto the LORD your chano

: 27.10
. THE word that came to Jeremiah con.

CHAPTER XLIV.
God, saying, Pray for us unto the LORD Iverse 2.
our God; and according unto all that the

cerning all the Jews which dwell in

kor, have

47.

Ś of the

Jeremiah's remonstrance.

JEREMIAH, XLIV. The people's insolent reply. the land of Egypt, which dwell ata Mig

B.O. 587. gods, and all the women that stood by, a dol, and at Tahpanhes, and ate Noph,

great multitude, even all the people that and in the country of Pathros, saying, u chap. 46.14. dwelt in the land of Egypt, in Pathros, 2 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God

Ex. 14. 2. answered Jeremiah, saying, of Israel, Ye have seen all the evil that I bchap. 43. 7. 16 As for the word that thou hast spoken have brought upon Jerusalem, and upon

cIs. 19. 13.

unto us in the name of the LORD, wed all the cities of Judah; and, behold, this

d chap. 6. 16. will not hearken unto thee. day they are a desolation,e and no man

echap.34.22.
La. 1.1, 16.

17 But we will certainly do whatsoever dwelleth therein;

verse 25.

thing goeth forth out of our ownt mouth, 3 Becausel of their wickedness which Ps. 12. 4. to burn incense unto the B queen of heathey have committed, to provoke me to y chap. 19. 4. ven, and to pour out drink offerings unto anger, in that they went to burn incense, Bor, frame, her, as we have done, we, and our faand to serve other gods, whomi they knew 2 Ki. 17. 16. thers, our kings, and our princes, in the not, neither they, ye, nor your fathers. h chap. 7. 18. cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jeru

4 Howbeit I sentk unto you all my i De. 13. 6. salem : for then had we plenty of y vicservants the prophets, rising early, and 32. 17. tuals, and were well, and saw no evil. sending them, saying,' Oh, do not this k chap. 29.19. 18 But since we left off to burn incense abominablem thing that I hate.

2 Ch.36.15. to the queen of heaven, and to pour out 5 Butn they hearkened not, nor inclined ?H0.2.5..9. drink offerings unto her, we have wanted their ear to turn from their wickedness, y bread. all things, and have been consumed by to burn no incense unto other gods.

m Eze. 16. 36, the sword and by the famine. 6 Wherefore my furyo and mine anger

19 And when we burned incense to the was poured forth, and was kindled in the n Re.2.21, 22.

queen of heaven, and poured out drink cities of Judah and in the streets of Jeru- ochap.42.18.

offerings unto her, did we make her cakes salem: and they are wasted and desolate, Sor, hus- to worship her, and pour out drink offer

bands. as at this day.

ings unto her, without our & men ? Therefore now thus saith the LORD, P chap. 7. 19. 20 Then Jeremiah said unto all the

25. 7. the God of hosts, the God of Israel, Wherefore commit ye this great evil against

Nu. 16. 38. and to all the people which had given

people, to the men, and to the women,

Pr. 8. 36. yourp souls, to cut off from you man and

him that answer, saying, woman, child and suckling, out 5 of Ju

midst of

21 The incense that ye burned in the dah, to leave you none to remain; 8 In that ye provoke me unto wrath ch. 25.

6, 7. cities of Judah, and in the streets of JeruIs. 3. 8.

salem, ye, and your fathers, your kings, with the works of your hands, burning 1 Co. 10. 22. and your princes, and the people of the incense unto other gods in the land of

He. 3. 16.

land, did not the LORD remember them, Egypt, whither ye be gone to dwell, that - Is. 43. 24. and came it not into his mind ? ye might cut yourselves off, and that ye Mal. 2. 17. 22 So that the LORD could no longer might be a curse and a reproach among • Ezr. 9.13,14 bear," because of the evil of your doings, all the nations of the earth?

and because of the abominations which ye

wicked9 Have' ye forgotten the wickedness

ne88e8, or,

have committed, thereforet is your land of your fathers, and the wickedness of the punish- a desolation, and an astonishment, and a kings of Judah, and the wickedness of ments. curse, without an inhabitant, as atu this their wives, and your own wickedness, and t chap. 25.11. day. the wickedness of your wives, which they u verze 6. 23 Because ye have burned incense, have committed in the land of Judah, and v1 Co.10.20. and because ye have sinned against the in the streets of Jerusalem ?

2 Co. 6. 16. LORD, and have not obeyed the voice of 10 They are not a humbled even unto e contrite, the LORD, nor walked in his law, w nor in this day, neither have they feared, y por

Ps. 51, 17.

his* statutes, nor in his testimonies ;: walked in my law, nor in my statutes, w Ps. 119. 150. therefore this evil is happened unto you, that I set before you, and before your

* Ps. 119.155.

as at this day.

y Pr. 14. 16. fathers. 11 Therefore thus saith the LORD of

Ec.8.12,13. the people, and to all the women, Hear

24 Moreover, Jeremiah said unto_all

Mal. 4. 2. hosts, the God of Israel, Behold, I will

: Ps. 78. 56.

the word of the LORD, all Judab that b set my face against you for evil, and to al Ki. 9. 9. are in the land of Egypt; cut off all Judah.

Ne. 13. 18. 25 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the 12 And I will take the remnant of Ju- Da.9.11,12. God of Israel, saying, Ye and your wives dah, thate have set their faces to go into 6 chap. 43. 7. have both spokend with your mouths, and the land of Egypt to sojourn there, and c Le. 17. 10. fulfilled with your hand, saying, We will they shall all be consumed, and fall in Eze. 14.7,8. surely perform our vows that we have

Am. 9. 4. the land of Egypt; they shall even be

vowed, to burn incense to the queen of

d verse 15. consumed by the sword and by the fa- ch.42.15;&c heaven, and to pour out drink offerings mine: they shall die, from the least Job 34. 22. unto her : ye will surely accomplish your even unto the greatest, by the sword Ja.1. 14,

15. vows, and surely perform your vows. and by the famine; and they shall be an g Ho. 4. 6. 26 Therefore hear ye the word of the execration, and an astonishment, and a h Ge. 22. 16. LORD, all Judah that dwell in the land of curse, and a reproach.

He. 6. 13. Egypt; Behold, I have swornh by my great 13 For I will punish them that dwell · Eze 20.39. name, saith the LORD, thati my name shall in the land of Egypt, as I have punished kehap.31.28. no more be named in the mouth of any , ,

, Eze. 7. 6. and by the pestilence : 14 Šo that none of the remnant of Judah, mverse 12.

1 Is. 30.1..3. saying, The Lord God liveth.

27 Behold, I will watch over them for which are gonel into the land of Egypt 2 Ki. 21. 14. evil," and not for good, and all the men to sojourn there, shall escape or remain, K lift up

of Judah that are in the land of Egypt that they should return into the land of their soul. shall be consumedm by the sword and by Judah, to the which they have a desire

n verse 14. the famine, until there be an end of them. to return to dwell there; for none shall Is. 27. 13.

28 Yetn a small number that escape the return but sucho as shall escape.

o verse 28. sword shall return out of the land of Egypt 15 Then all the men which knew that ” Ne. 13. 26. into the land of Judah ; and all the rem. their wivesp had burned incense unto other

nant of Judah, that are gone into the land

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