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Israel compared to a vineyard. ISAIAH, VI.

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

captivity, becausea they have no know2 In that day shall the branch of the B thy name ledge; and their 8 honourable men are LORD be $ 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 y or, take | 14 Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, of Israel.

thou away. 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 | 6 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 written among the glory are

1 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,

Ś beauty 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 Le. 12. 14. ones shall strangers eat. day, and the shining of a flaming fire or, to life, 18 Woe unto them that draw iniquity by night: for dupon all the glory shall be Re. 21. 27. with cords of vanity, and sin as it were a defence.

d Zec. 13. 1. with a cart rope: 6 And there shall be a tabernacle for a «the God the. 19 That say, Lets him make speed, and shadow in the daytime from the heat, and noly, or, the hasten his work, that we may see it, and

holy God. for a place of refuge,%, and for a covert

e Zec. 2.5.

let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel from storm and from rain.

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

dor, above.

20 Woe unto them that v call evil good, Now will I sing to my wellbeloved a

u covering.

and good evil; that put darkness for light,

12 Pe. 3.3, 4. song of my beloved touching, his vine

and light for darkness; that put bitter for yard. My wellbeloved hath al vineyard

g chap. 25. 4.

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

v say con- 21 Woe unto them that are wise in their

cerning 2 And he pfenced it, and gathered out

evil, it is

own eyes, and prudent o in their own the stones thereof, and planted it with

good.

sight! the choicest vine, j and built a tower in h Lu.20.9.&c.) 22 Woo unto them that are mighty to the midst of it, and also I made a wine

the horn

drink wine, and men of strength to mingle 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.

por, made a

and take away the righteousness of the

a 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 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 | 5 Je. 2. 21. Because they have cast _away the law of bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild Thewed. the LORD of hosts, and despised the word grapes ?

$ 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

xfor 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 all» this pruned nor digged: but there shall come vor, 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 ension 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 sures.

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

o Joel 2.3..11. 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 join? house to & ye.

sleep; neither shall the girdle of their house, that lay field to field, till there be Ś or, this is in loins 'be loosed, nor the latchet of their no place, that they may be placed alone

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

nif not. 28 Whose arrows are sharp, and all 9 $ In mine ears said the LORD of hosts, | 9 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 even great and fair, without inhabitant.

them. like a whirlwind : 10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall

- Am. 6. 5,6. 29 Their roaring shall be like a lion, they yield one bath, and the seed of an homer kor, distress. shall roar like young lions, yea, they shall shall yield an ephah.

1 or, when it roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry 11 Woe unto them that rise up early in is light, it l it away safe, and none shall deliver it.

shall be the morning, that they may follow strong

I 30 Ånd in that day they shall roar

dark in the drink; that continue until night, tili

destruc

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

tions

and if one look unto the land, behold 12 And" the harp and the viol, the tabret thereof. darkness and Ksorrow, dand 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 t2 Ki. 15. 7.

CHAPTER VI. ther consider the operation of his hands.

In the yeart that king Uzziah died, I

added to

purged.quity is tal touched thouth, and

Isaiah's heavenly vision.

ISAIAH, VII.

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 Bhis train filled

the son of Tabeal: the temple.

al Ki. 22. 19. 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

6 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,

this cried Ephraim be broken, y that it be not a Ho

to this. ly, holy is the LORD of hosts :

people. Šthe whole earth is full of his glory.

Shis glory is

9 And the head of Ephraim is Samaria,

the fulness 4 And the posts of the n door moved at of the

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

son. 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 un-n thresholds. | 10 « Moreover, the LORD spake again done; because I am a man of unclean oor, Do ye unto Ahaz, saying, lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people not be

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

lieve? it is God: Mask it either in the depth, or in the King, the LORD of hosts.

because ye the height above.

are not 6 Then flew one of the seraphims unto

12 But Ahaz said, I will not ask, nei

stable. me, y having a live coal in his hand, which

K 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;

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 | c Zec. 3.1..7. give you a sign: Behold, a virgin_shall

d ch.38.7,22. conceive, and bear a son, andy pshall call 8Also I heard the voice of the Lord, Mor, make his 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;

tion deep.

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

vand in his

choose the good. 9 And he said, Go and tell this people,

hand a

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.

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 sLu.1.31..35. 17 The LORD shall bring upon thee, eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and 9 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 Behold me. | 18 And it shall come to pass in that without inhabitant, and the houses without 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

lation.

in the holes of the rocks, and upon all

h 2 Ki. 25. 21. tree, and as an oak, whose B substance is

do thorns, and upon all y bushes.

i Je. 16. 16. in them when they cast their leaves, so the

I20 In the same day shall the Lord shave holy seed shall be the substance thereof.

Wor, when

with a razor that is hired, namely, by them it is returned, and

beyond the river, by the king of Assyria, CHAPTER VII.

hath been the head, and the hair of the feet: and it ANDk it came to pass in the days of browsed. shall also consume the beard. Ahaz, the son of Jotham, the son of Uz | Bor, stock,

21 And it shall come to pass, in that ziah king of Judah, that Rezin the king of or, stem.' day, that a man shall nourish a young Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah, ly 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 S in 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

chap.io.21.

men come thither; because all the land jashub thy son, at the end of the conduite

O or, cause.

shall become briers and thorns. of the upper pool, in the highway of the

way.

1 25 And on all hills that shall be digged füller's field;

klet not thy

with the mattock, there shall not come

heart be 4 And say unto him, Take heed, and be

tender.

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

dor, waken.

it shall be for the sending forth of oxen, for the two tails of these smoking fire

Min making

and for the treading of lesser cattle. brands, for the fierce anger of Rezin with

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

CHAPTER VIII.

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

hasteneth

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

the prey,

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

or, make | with a man's pen concerning M Maher6 Let us go up against Judah, and a vex speed, Sc. shalal-hash-baz. it, and let us make a breach therein for

2 And I took unto me faithful witnesses Importance of the Scriptures. ISAIAH, IX.

Governinent of the Messiah. to record, Uriaba the priest, and Zecha-| B. C. 742. ness of anguish; and they shall be driven riah the son of Jeberechiah.",

to darkness. 3 And I В went unto the prophetess; a 2 Ki. 16. 10. - vs. CHAPTER IX. and she conceived and bare a son. Then | Bapproach. 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:

b chap.7.16.

nap.7.16. | at the first he lightly afilicted the land of 4 Foro 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

Assyria of Samaria shall be taken away“ before

Galilee 8 of the nations.

shall take the king of Assyria.

away the

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

riches. have seen a great light: they that dwell saying,

cchap. 17.3. in the land of the shadow of

| in the land of the shadow of death, upon Ő Forasmuch as this people refuseth the

26. 1. 29.) them hath the light shined. waters of Shiloahe that go softly, and re **** 16.9. 1, 3 Thou hast multiplied the nation, and joice in Rezin and Remaliah's son; .

dor, popu

not increased the joy: they joy before Now therefore, behold, the Lord | lous. 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

16. . 4 For n 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 fch.7. 16. 17.) with confused noise, and garments rolled shall overflow and go over; he shall reach

nor, when

" in blood; 1 but this shall be with burneven to the neck: and the k stretching out

thou

| ing and a fuel of fire..... of his wings shall fillh the breadth of thy

brakest.

Iő For unto us a child is born, untoi us land, O Immanuel.

9 Ju.7.21, &c.) a son is given, and the governmentk shall 9 Associate yourselves, O ye people, vand

0 or, when

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

the whole.

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

kfulness of

mighty God, The everlasting Father, ye shall be broken in pieces; gird your

the breadth

The Prince of Peace.” selves, and ye shall be broken in pieces.

of thy land

In 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 GodP 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 henceI with a strong hand, and instructed me, dor, and it

or, and it forth even for ever. The zeal of the that I should note walk in the way of was.

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

h ch.36.1, &c.8 The Lord sent a word into Jacob, 12 Say ye not, A confederacy, to all u meat. and it hath lighted upon Israel. them to whom this people shall say, Al Lu. 2. 11. 1 9 And all the people shall know, even confederacy; neither fear ye their fear, k Mat. 28. 18. Ephraim and the inhabitant of Samaria, nor be afraid.

vor, yet.

that say in the pride and stoutness of heart, 13 Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself,

Ichap. 37.36. y the LORD OL NOSLş masen; m He. 1. 8.

6:10 The bricks are fallen down, but we

1 and let hims be your fear, and let him be | En: 2:14 will build with hewn stones: the sycayour dread.

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 p Ps. 46.1,7. 11 Therefore the LORD shall set up the rock of offence, to both the houses of min 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

r1 Pe.3.14,15| tines behind; and they shall devour Isble, and fall, and be broken, and be

& Lu. 12. 5.

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, sealw the

v Mat. 13. 57. is stretched out still. law among* my disciples.

p mingle,

I 13 For the people turneth not unto him 17 Andy I will wait upon the LORD,

o whole. that smiteth them, neither do they seek that hidethhis 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 signs

y chap.50.10. rush, in one day.

54. 8. and for wonders in Israel from the LORD 4.8. | 15 The ancient and honourable, he is of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion. lata 23: the head; and the prophet that teacheth 19 And when they shall say unto you,

Tor, 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 20 Tob the law and to the testimony: 1

blessed.

| joy in their young men, neither shall have if they speak not according to this word, 1 x swallowed mercy on their fatherless and widows : it is because there is no y light in them. I up. for every one is an hypocrite and an evil

21 And they shall pass through it 6 Lu. 16. 29. 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.

that.

Condemnation of oppressors.

ISAIAH, X. Destruction of the kiny of Assyriu. 19 Through the wrath of the LORD of B.C. 738. 1 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. Ps. 106.15. a burning like the burning of a fire. man shall spare his brother.c

6 Ac. 2. 20. 17 And the light of Israel shall be for 20 And he shall 7 snatch on the right | B meat. | a fire, a 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 lycut.

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. against Judah. For all this his anger is 8 from the

19 And the rest of the trees of his not turned away, but his hand is stretched

soul and forest shall be 5 few, that a child may out still,

even to write them. CHAPTER X.

the flesh. 20 And it shall come to pass in that day, W OE, unto them that decree unright- Snumber. that the remnant of Israel, and such as eous decrees, and n that write grievous-9 Ps. 94. 20. are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall ness which they have prescribed; .. nor, to the no more again stay upon him that smote

2 To turn aside the needy from judg voriters them;" but shall stay upon the LORD, ment, and to take away the right from

the Holy One of Israel, in truth. the poor of my people, that widows may h2 Ch. 28. 20. 21 The remnants 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 ye 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

1 Job 31. 14.1
Ho. 9. 7.

them shall return: the consumption" decome from far? to whom will yo flee for Re iz creed shall overflow * with righteousness. help? and where will ye leave your glory? Im 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

n chap 29.99) 24 Therefore thus saith the Lord God away, but his hand is stretched out still.

| Da. 9. 27. 1 of hosts, O my people that dwellest in 510 M Assyrian, the rode of mine an- kor, in.-" Zion, be noto afraid of the Assyrian: he ger, and the staff in their hand is mine o chap. 37.6. shall smite thee with a rod, vand shall indignation.

Tuor, 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, to take the M Asshur. indignation shall cease, and mine anger spoil, and to take the prey, and to ptread | P Je.51.20,21. in theirs destruct them down like the mire of the streets. vor, but he 26 And the LORD of hosts shall stir up

Howbeit heu meaneth not so, neither shall. a scourge for him, according to the slaughdoth his heart think 80; but it is in his or, though. ter of Midian” at the rock of Oreb: and heart to destroy and cut off nations not ? Je. 47.6, 7. as his rod was upon the sea, so shall he a few.

*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 o be taken Calnox as Card

82 Ki. 19.35.
•4, 19:301 away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke

t chap.37.26. not Hamath as Arpad ? is not Samaria as

u Mi. 4. 12.

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

o Jū. 7. 25. destroyed because of the anointing. 10 As my hand hath found the kingdoms o remove. I 28 He is come to Aiath, he is passed of the idols, and whose graven images did 10 2 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 y2 Ch. 35. 20. they have taken up their lodging at Geba; and her i

22 Ki. 16. 9.

Ramah is afraid; Gibeah of Saul is fled. 12 Wherefore it shall come to pass,

a Da. 9. 24.

30 + Lift up thy voice, Odaughter of

6 Je. 31. 15. that, when the Lord hath performed his

I cry shrill

| 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 lo 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 of the 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

d Ps. 18. 27.

of Jerusalem the bounds of the people, and have robbed Yor, many 33 Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, their treasures, and I have put down the le

| people.
B mightily.

shall lop the bough with terror: and the inhabitants like ya valiant man:

'echap. 53.2. | high ones of stature shall be 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 g 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, I should

CHAPTER XI. or peeped.

shake them. I AND e there shall come forth a rod out 15 Shall the axe boast itself against him |

h Mat. 3. 16.
John 3. 34.

| of the stems of Jesse, and a Branch, shall that heweth therewith? or shall the saw ico. 1: 30: grow out of his roots : magnify itself against him that shaketh it? | 8 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 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.
ISAIAH, XIII.

The doom of Babylon. 3 And shall make him of quick Bun-| B.C. 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, 1.5 Singa unto the LORD; for he hath his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing

smell. done excellent things: this is known in

a Ex. 15.1,21. all the earth. of his ears :.

Ps. 98. 1. 4 Bute with righteousness shall he judge

6 Cryb out and shout, thou Yinhabi

b Zep. 3. 14. the poor, and 8 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 cPs. 72.2,

CHAPTER XIII. with the breath of his lips shall he slay Re. 19. 11. T 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

8 argue,

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

e Re. 2. 16.

mountain, exalt the voice unto them,

19. 15. girdle of his reins.

fch. XXI.

shake the hand, that they may go into 6 Theh wolf also shall dwell with the

XLVII.

the gates of the nobles. lamb, and the leopard shall lie down Je. I II. | 3 I have commanded my sanctified with the kid; and the calf, and the Ep. 6.14. ones, I have also called my mighty young lion, and the fatling together; hchap.65.25. ones for mine anger, even them that and a little child shall lead them.

i Joel 3. 11. rejoice in my highness. 7. And the cow and the bear shall feed; the like. I 4 The noise of a multitude in the their young ones shall lie down together : ness. mountains, Ślike 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.) nations 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 cockatrice' den. Re. 21. 27. 5 They come from a far country, from 9 They shall not hurtk por 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 de

m verse l. shall be full of the knowledge of the

stroy the whole land.

m Zep. 1. 7. LORD, as the waters cover the sea.

1.6 Howl ye; for the day n of the LORD

Re. 6. 17. 10 And in that day there shall be am root o Ro.15.9..12

12 is at hand; it shall come as a destruction of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign p 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 restr shall be a 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 day, that the Lord shall set his hand

down. sorrows shall take hold of them; they again the second time to recover the

g Zec. 10. 10,

shall be in pain as a woman that traremnant of his people, which shall be

vaileth; they shall a wonder.

be amazed Mone left, from? Assyria, and from Egypt, and

и еvеrу тап

at another; their faces shall be as v flames. from Pathros, and from Cush, and from

at his

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 ensigns for the flames. stroy the sinners thereof out of it. the nations, and shall assemble the out-- Mal. 4. 1.1 10 For the stars of heaven, and the castst of Israel, and gather together the

8 chap.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
56.8

in his 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.

i the adversaries of Judah shall Ja. 1.1.1 11 And I will punish the world for be cut off ; Ephraim shall not envy Ju- | * 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. ií. | haughtiness of the terrible. they shall spoil p them of the east toge-le the child

12 I will make a man more precious ther: Othey shall lay their hand upon ren. 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 1 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 gea; 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. ag a

as a sheep that no man taketh up: they 16 And there shall be an highway for

a their shall every man turn to his own people, the remnant of his people, which shall

obedience.

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

* Hag. 2. 6.

|

15
15 Every one that is found shall be

Throny
Israel in the day that he came up out of

y 2Pe.3.10,11.thrust through; and every one that is the land of Egypt.

in shoes. joined unto them shall fall by the sword. CHAPTER XII.

- 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, Io will praise thee: though thou

Ps. 34.1,&c.I shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.

cch. 54. 7, 8. wast angry with me, thine anger is turn

17 Behold, I will stir up thed Medes

Ps. 30.5. ed away, and thou comfortedst me.

Ho. 6.1.

against them, which shall not regard 2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will

d 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.

g Jno.4.10,14. men to pieces; and they shall have no 3 Therefore with joys shall ye draw | h Ps. 145.4..6. pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye watery 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 l - the beauty of thé Chaldees' excellency,

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