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CHAP. XXV. Moab, Edom, &c 20 Then I answered them, The 6 For thus saith the Lord GOD; word of the LORD came unto me, Because thou hast clapped thy saying,

hands, and stamped with the feet, 21 Speak unto the house of Is- and rejoiced in heart with all thy rael, Thus saith the Lord God; despite against the land of IsBehold, I will profane my sanctua- rael; ry, the excellency of your strength, 7 Behold, therefore I will stretch the desire of your eyes, and that out my hand upon thee, and will which your soul pitieth ; and your deliver thee for a spoil to the heasons and your daughters whom ye then; and I will cut thee off from have left shall fall by the sword. the people, and I will cause

22 And ye shall do as I have thee to perish out of the coundone: ye shall not cover your lips, tries : I will destroy thee ; and nor eat the bread of men.

thou shalt know that I am the 23 And your tires shall be upon LORD. your heads, and your shoes upon 8 11 Thus saith the Lord GOD; your feet: ye shall not mourn nor Because that Moab and Seir do weep; but ye shall pine away for say, Behold, the house of Judah is your iniquities, and mourn one to- like unto all the heathen; ward another.

9 Therefore, behold, I will open 24 Thus Ezekiel is unto you a the side of Moab from the cities, sign: according to all that he hath from his cities which are on his done shall ye do: and when this frontiers, the glory of the country, cometh, ye shall know that I am Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and the Lord God.

Kiriathaim, 25 Also, thou son of man, shall it 10 Unto the men of the east with not be in the day when I take from the Ammonites, and will give them them their strength, the joy of their in possession, that the Ammonites glory, the desire of their eyes, and may not be remembered among the that whereupon they set their nations. minds, their sons and their daugh 11 And I will execute judgments ters,

upon Moab; and they shall know 26 That he that escapeth in that that I am the LORD. day shall come unto thee, to cause 12 | Thus saith the Lord God; thee to hear it with thine ears? Because that Edom hath dealt

27 In that day shall thy mouth be against the house of Judah by opened to him which is escaped, taking vengeance, and hath greatly and thou shalt speak, and be no offended, and revenged himself more dumb: and thou shalt be a upon them; sign unto them; and they shall 13 Therefore thus saith the Lord know that I am the LORD.

God; I will also stretch out my
CHAP. XXV.

hand upon Edom, and will cut off
God's Vengeance on Moab, &c. man and beast from it; and I will
THE
VHE word of the LORD came make it desolate from Teman; and

again unto me, saying, they of Dedan shall fall by the
2 Son of man, set thy face against sword.
the Ammonites, and prophesy 14 And I will lay my vengeance
against them;

upon Edom by the hand of my peo3 And say unto the Ammonites, ple Israel: and they shall do in Hear the word of the Lord God; Edom according to mine anger and Thus saith the Lord God; Because according to my fury; and they thou saidst, Aha, against my sanc- shall know my vengeance, saith the tuary, when it was profaned; and Lord God. against the land of Israel, when it 15 1 Thus saith the Lord God; was desolate; and against the house Because the Philistines have dealt of Judah, when they went into cap-by revenge, and have taken ventivity;

geance with a despiteful heart, to 4 Behold, therefore I will deli- destroy it for the old hatred; ver thee to the men of the east for 16 Therefore thus saith the Lord & possession, and they shall set God; Behold, I will stretch out their palaces in thee, and make my hand upon the Philistines, their dwellings in thee: they shall and I will cut off the Cherethims, eat thy fruit, and they shall drink and destroy the remnant of the thy můk.

sea coasts. 5 And I will make Rabbah a 17 And I will execute great venstable for camels, and the Ammo- geance upon them with furious renites a couching-place for flocks : bukes; and they shall know that I and ye shall know that I am the am the LORD, when I shall lay my LORD.

vengeance upon them.

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Tyrus threatened

EZEKIEL,

with destruction CHAP. XXVI.

ber, and thy dust, in the midst of the The Fall of Tyrus threatened. water,

13 And I will cause the noise of A Devin came to pass in the

eleventh year, in the first day thy songs to cease;, and the sound of the month, that the word of thy harps shall be no more of the LORD came unto me, say-heard. in 'Son of man, because that Tyrus the top of a rock : thoa that be hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, a place to gpread nets upon ; thou she is broken that was the gates of shall be built no more: for I the the people : she is turned unto

me : LORD have spoken it, saith the I shall be replenished, now she is Lord God. laid waste:

15 | Thus saith the Lord GOD to 3 Therefore thus saith the Lord Tyrus; Shall not the isles shake at GOD; Behold, I am against thee, the sound of thy fall, when the o Tyrus, and will cause many wounded cry, when the slaughter nations to come up against thee, is made in the midst of thee? as the sea causeth his waves to 16 Then all the princes of the come up.

sea shall come down from the 4 And they shall de roy the thrones, and lay away their robes, walls of Tyrus, and break down and put off their broidered gar her towers: I will also scrape her ments: they shall clothe themdust from her, and make her like selves with trembling; they shal the top of a rock.

sit upon the ground, and shal 5 It shall be a place for the tremble at every moment, and be spreading, of nets in the midst of astonished at thee. the sea : for I have spoken it, saith 17 And they shall take up the Lord GOD: and it shall be- lamentation for thee, and say to come a spoil to the nations.

thee, How art thou destroyed, 6 And her daughters which are that wast inhabited of soa-faring in the field shall be slain by, the men, the renowned city, which sword ; and they shall know that I wast strong in the sea, she and am the LORD.

her inhabitants, which cause their 71 For thus saith the Lord God; terror to be on all that haunt Behold, I will bring upon Typus, it! Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, 18 Now, shall the isles tremble in a king of kings, from the north, the day of thy fall, yea, the isles with horses, and with chariots, and that are in the sea shall be troubled with horsemen, and companies, and at thy departure. much people.

19 For thus saith the Lord GOD : 8 He shall slay with the sword When I shall make thee a desolate thy daughters in the field : and he city, like the cities that are not inshall make a fort against thee, habited; when I shall bring up the and cast a mount against thee, deep upon thee, and great waters and lift up the buckler against shall cover thee; thee.

20 When I shall bring thes 9 And he shall set engines of down with them that descend into war against thy, walls, and with the pit, with the people of old his axes he shall break down thy time, and shall set thee in the low towers.

parts of the earth, in places desolate 10 By reason of the abundance of old, with them that go down to of his horses, their dust shall cover the pit, that thou be not inhabited; thee: thy walls shall shake at the and I shall set glory in the land of noise of the horsemen, and of the the living, wheels, and of the chariots, when 21 I will make thee a terror, and he shall enter into thy gates, as thou shalt be no more: though men enter into a city wherein is thou be sought for, yet shalt thou made a breach.

never be found again, saith the 11 With the hoofs of his horses Lord GOD. shall he tread down all thy streets :

CHAP. XXVII. he shall slay thy people by, the The Riches, &c. of Tyrus. swords and the strong earrisons THE word of the Lord came

12 And they shall make a spoil 2 Now, thou son of man, take of thy riches, and make a prey of up a lamentation for Tyrus ; thy merchandise : and they shall 3 And say unto Tyrus, o thou break down thy walls, and destroy that art situate at the entry of the thy pleasant houses : and they sea, which art a merchant of the shall lay thy stones, and thy tim-I people for many isles, Thus saith

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Her magnificence, CHAP. XXVII. and dreadful fall the Lord GOD;O Tyrus, thou hast in the multitude of the wares of thy said,

I am of perfect beauty. making, for the multitude of all 1 Thy borders are in the midst riches; in the wine of Helbon, and of the seas, thy builders have per- white wool. fected thy beauty.

19 Dan also and Javan going to 5 They have made all thy ship- and fro occupied in thy fairs : boards of fir-trees of Senir : they bright iron, cassia, and calamus, have taken cedars from Lebanon were in thy market. to make masts for thee.

20 Dedan was thy merchant in 6 of the oaks of Bashan have precious clothes for chariots. they made thine oars; the com 21 Arabia, and all the princes of pany of the Ashurites have made Kedar, they occupied with thee in tby benches of ivory, brought out lambs, and rams, and goats: in of the isles of Chittim.

these were they thy merchants. 7 Fine linen with broidered 22 The merchants of Sheba and work from Egypt was that which Raamah, they were thy merchants : thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; they occupied in thy fairs with blue and purple from the isles of chief of all spices, and with all preElishah was that wbich covered cious stones, and gold. thee.

23 Haran, and Canneh, and 8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Eden, the merchants of Sheba, Arvad were thy mariners: thy Asshur, and Chilmad, were thy wise men, O Tyrus, that were in merchants. thce, were thy pilots.

24 These were thy merchants in 9 The ancients of Gebal and the all sorts of things, in blue clothes, wise men thereof were in thee thy and broidered work, and in chests calkers: all the ships of the sea of rich apparel, bound with cords, with their mariners were in thee to and made of cedar, among thy occupy thy merchandise.

merchandise. 10 They of Persia, and of Lud, 25 The ships of Tarshish did sing and of Phut, were in thine army, of thee in thy market; and thou thy men of war: they hanged the wast replenished,, and made very shield and helmet in thee; they set glorious in the midst of the seas. forth thy comeliness.

26 1 Thy rowers have brought 11 The men of Arvad with thee into great waters: the east thine army were upon thy walls wind hath broken thee in the round about, and the Gammadims midst of the seas. were in thy towers: they hanged 27 Thy

riches, and thy fairs, thy their shields upon thy walls round merchandise, thy mariners, and about ; they have made thy beauty thy pilots, thy calkers, and the ocperfect.

cupiers of thy merchandise, and 12 Tarshish was thy merchant by all thy men of war, that are in thee, reason of the multitude of all kind and in all thy company which is in of riches; with silver, iron, tin, and the midst of thee, shall fall into the lead, they traded in thy fairs. midst of the seas, in the day of thy

13 Javan, Tubal, and Meshech, ruin. they were thy merchants: they 28 The suburbs shall shake at the traded the persons of men and ves- sound of the cry of thy pilots. sels of brass in thy market.

29 And all that handle the oar. 14 They of the house of Togar- the mariners, and all the pilots of mah traded in thy fairs with the sea, shall come down from horses and horsemen and mules. their ships, they shall stand upon

15 The men of Dedan were thy the land; merchants; many isles were the 30 And shall cause their voice to merchandise of thy hand: they be heard against thee, and shall cry brought thee for a present, horns bitterly, and shall cast up dust upon of ivory and ebony.

their heads, they shall wallow them16 Syria was thy merchant by selves in the ashes: reason of the multitude of the 31 And they shall make them wares of thy making: they occupied selves utterly bald for thee, and in thy fairs with emeralds, purple, gird them with sackcloth, and and broidered work, and fine linen, they shall weep for thee with bitand coral, and agate.

terness of heart and bitter wail17 Judah, and the land of Israel, ing. they were thy merchants: they 32 And in their wailing they traded, in thy market, wheat of shall tako up a lamentation for Minnith and Pannag, and honey, thee, and lament over thee, saying, and oil, and balm.

What city is like Tyrus, like the 18 Damascus was thy merchant destroyed in the midst of the sca?

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The judgment of

EZEKIEL, the king of Tyrus I 33 When thy wares went forth and say unto him, Thus saith the out of the seas, thou filledst many Lord God Thou sealest up the people; thou didst enrich the kings sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in of the earth with the multitude of beauty. thy riches and of thy merchandise. 13 Thou hast been in Eden the

34 In the time when thou shalt garden of God: every precious be broken by the seas in the stone was thy covering, the sardias depths of the waters, thy merchan- topaz, and the diamond, the bery dise and all thy company in the the onyx, and the jasper, the midst of thee shall fall.

sapphire, the emerald, and the car 35 All the inhabitants of the buncle, and gold: the workmanship isles shall be astonished at thee, of thy tabrets and of thy pipes, w and their kings shall be sore afraid, prepared in thee in the day that they shall be troubled in their thou wast created. countenance.

14 Thou art the anointed cherub 36 The merchants among the that covereth; and I have set theo people shall hiss at thee; thou so: thou wast

upon the holy shalt be a terror, and never shalt mountain of God ; thou hast be any more.

walked up and down in the midst CHAP. XXVIII.

of the stones of fire. Judgment on the Prince of Tyrus. 15 Thou 20 ast perfect in thy TH HE word of the LORD came ways from the day that thou was

again unto me, saying, created, till iniquity was found in 2 Son of man, say unto the thee. prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the 16 By the multitude of thy mer Lord God; Because thy heart chandise they have filled the mids is lifted up, and thou hast said, of thee with violence, and thos I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, hast sinned: therefore I will cas in the midst of the seas; yet thou thee as profane out of the moun art a man, and not God, though tain of God: and I will destrog thou set thy heart as the heart of thee, O covering cherub, from th: God :

midst of the stones of fire. 3 Behold, thou art wiser than 17 Thy heart was lifted up be Daniel; there is no secret that they cause of thy beauty, thou hast can hide from thee:

corrupted thy wisdom by reasou thine understanding thou hast got to the ground, I will

lay thee be ten thee riches, and hast gotten gold fore kings, that they may behokl and silver into thy treasures :

thee. 5 By thy great wisdom and by 18 Thou hast defiled thy sanc thy traffic, hast thou increased thy tuaries by the multitude of thing riches, and thy heart is lifted up iniquities, by the iniquity of thy because of thy riches :

traffic; therefore will I bring forth 6 Therefore thus saith the Lord a fire from the midst of thee, it God; Because thou hast set thy shall devour thee, and I will bring heart as the heart of God;

thee to ashes upon the earth in the 7 Behold, therefore I will bring sight of all then that behold thee. strangers upon thee, the terrible of 19 All they that know theo the nations: and they shall draw among the people shall be astotheir swords against the beauty of nished at thee: thou shalt be a thy wisdom, and they shall defile terror, and never shalt thou be any thy brightness.

8 They shall bring thee down to 20 1 Again the word of the LORD the pit, and thou shalt die the came unto me, saying, deaths of them that are slain in the 21 Son of man, set thy face midst of the seas.

against Zidon,

and prophesy 9 Wilt thou yet say before him against it, that slayeth thee, I am God ? but 22 And say, Thus saith the Lord thou shalt be a man, and no God, GOD; Behold, I am against thee, in the hand of him that slayeth 0 Zidon;, and I will be gloritied thee.

in the midst of thee: and they 10 Thou shalt die the deaths of shall know that I am the LORD, the uncircuncised by the hand of when I shall have executed judg strangers; for I have spoken it, ments in her, and shall be sanctisaith the Lord God.

fied in her. 11 1 Moreover the word of the 23 For I will send into her pestiLord came unto me, saying, lence, and blood into her streets;

12 Son of man, take up_a la- and the wounded shall be judged mentation upon the king of Tyrus, I in the midst of her by the sword

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Pharaoh's judgment. CHAP. XXIX. Egypt's desolation. upon her on every side ; and they upon thee, and cut off man and shall know that I am the LORD. beast out of thee.

24 1. And there shall be no more 9 And the land of Egypt shall be a pricking brier unto the house of desolate and waste į and they shall Israel, nor any grieving thorn of know that I am the LORD : because all that are round about them that he hath said, The river is mine, despised them; and they shall and I have made it. know that I am the Lord God. 10 Behold, therefore I am against

3 Thus saith the Lord God; thee, and against thy rivers, and I Vhen I shall have gathered the will make the land of Egypt utlivuse of Israel from the people terly waste and desolate, from the among whom they are scaltered, tower of Syene even unto the borand shall be sanctified in them in der of Ethiopia. the sight of the heathen, then shall

11 No foot of man shall pass they dwell in their land that I have through it, nor foot of beast shall given to my servant Jacob. pass through it, neither shall it be

26 And they shall dwell safely inhabited forty years. therein, and shall build houses, and 12 And I will make the land of planit vineyards; yea, they shall Egypt desolate in the midst of the dweil with confidence, when I have countries that are desolate, and executed judgments upon all those her cities among the cities that are that despise them round about laid waste shall be desolate forty them; and they shall know that I years : and I will scatter the am the LORD their God.

Egyptians among the nations, and CHAP. XXIX.

will disperse them through the The Judgment of Pharaoh. countries. (N the tenth year, in the tenth 13 1 Yet thus saith the Lord

month, in the twelfth day of the God; At the end of forty years will month, the word of the LORD I gather the Egyptians from the came unto me, saying,

people whither they were scat2 Son of man, set_thy face tered: against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and 14. And I will bring again the prophesy against him, and against captivity of Egypt, and will cause all Egypt:

them to return into the land of 3 Speak, and say, Thus saith the Pathros, into the land of their habiLord God; Behold, I am against tation, and they shall be there a thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the base kingdom. great dragon that lieth in the midst 15 It all be the basest of the of his rivers, which hath said, My kingdoms; neither shall it exalt river is mine own, and I have itself any more above the nations : made it for myself.

for I will diminish them, that they 4 But I will put hooks in thy shall no more rule over the najaws, and I will cause the fish of tions. thy rivers to stick unto thy scales, 16 And it shall be no more the and I will bring thee up out of the confidence of the house of Israel, midst of thy rivers, and all the fish which bringeth their iniquity to reof thy rivers shall stick unto thy membrance, when they shall look scales.

after them: but they shall know 5 And I will leave thee thrown that I am the Lord GOD. into the wilderness, thee and all 17 1 And it came to pass in the the fish of thy rivers : thou shalt fa! seven and twentieth year, in the upon the open fields; thou shalt not first month, in the first day of the be brought together, nor gathered month, the word of the LORD I have given thee for meat to the came unto me, saying,

beasts of the field and to the fowls 18 Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar 3 of the heaven.

king of Babylon caused his army 6 And all the inhabitants of to serve a great service against Egypt shall know that I am the Typus: every lead was made bald, LORD, because they have been a and every shoulder was peeled: staff of reed to the house of Is yet nad he no wages, nor his rael.

army, for Tyrus, for the service 7 When they took hold of thee that he had served against it: by thy hand, thou didst break, and 19 Therefore thus saith the Lord rend all their shoulder: and when Gon; Behold, I will give the they leaned upon thee, thou bra- land of Egypt unto Nebuchadkest, and madest all their loins to rezzar king of Babylon; and he be at a stand.

shall take her multitude, and take 8 1 Therefore thus saith the Lord her spoil, and take her prey; and God; Behold, I will bring a sword it shall be the wages for his army. 21 32

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