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all the kings of the north, far one with another, and all the of the world, which are upon of the earth: and the king of shall drink after them. efore thou shalt say unto them, the LORD of hosts, the God of Driak ye, and be drunken, and Ifall, and rise ne more, because of i which I will send among you. it shall be, if they refuse to at thine hand to drink, then ay unto them, Thus saith the an, Ye shall certainly drink, k, I begin to bring evil' on which is called by my name, aid yet be utterly unpunished? not be unpunished: for I will fasword upon all the inhabitants , saith the LORD of hosts. refore prophesy thou against them words, and say unto them, Thei ball roar from on high, and utter from his holy habitation; he shall rear upon his habitation; he shall out, as they that tread the grapes, all the inhabitants of the earth.

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ch. 23.28.

Eze 3.10.11.
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lion: for their land is ẞ desolate, because
of the fierceness of the oppressor, and
because of his fierce anger.

IN the beginning of the reign of Jehoi-
akim, the son of Josiah king of Judah,
came this word from the LORD, saying,

2 Thus saith the LORD, Stand in the court of the LORD's house, and speak unto all the cities of Judah, which come to worship in the LORD's house, all the words that I command thee to speak unto them; diminish not a word:

3 It so be they will hearken, and turn every man from his evil way, that I may repent me of the evil, which I purpose to do unto them because of the evil of their dogs.

4 And thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD, If ye will not hearken or, having to me, to walk in my law, which I have set before you,

the corners
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ch. 9. 26.

1 KI. 21. 27,


Jon. 3.8.10.
Eze. 30. 5.
Le. 26, 14,


ch. 50. 9.
m ch.25.3, 4.

n ch. 51. 41.
o Hab. 2. 16.
Is. 51. 21.

Is. 66. 15.
• Exe. 9.6.

saith the LORD of hosts, Be-y il shall go forth from nation to and a great whirlwind shall be from the coasts of the earth.

the slain of the LORD shall be day from one end of the earth even ather end of the earth: they shall mented, neither gathered, nor they shall be dung upon the


lovi, ye shepherds, and cry; and
yourselves in the ashes, ye prin-
the flock: for K the days of your
er and of your dispersions are
Plished; and ye shall fall like a
sant vessel.

And the shepherds shall have no
tee, nor the principal of the flock
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bowling of the principal of the
Shall be heard: for the LORD hath
as their pasture.
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, because of the fierce anger of
He hath forsaken his covert, as the

upon which
my name
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ch. 49. 12.

Pr. 11. 31.
Lu. 23. 31.

1 Pe. 4.17,
Eze. 35, 21
2Ch. 30, 27.
Is. 16. 9.
or, at the

Is. 42. 13.

5 To hearken to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I sent unto you, both rising up early, and sending them, but ye have not hearkened;

6 Then will I make this house like Shiloh, and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth.

7 So the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, heard Jeremiah speaking these words in the house of the LORD.

8 Now it came to pass, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak unto all the people, that the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, took him, saying, Thou shalt surely die.

9 Why hast thou prophesied in the name of the LORD, saying. This house shall be like Shiloh, and this city shall be desolate without an inhabitant? And all the people were gathered against Jeremiah in the house of the LORD.

10 When the princes of Judah heard these things, then they came up from the king's house unto the house of the LORD, and sat down in the entry of the new gate of the LORD's house.

11 Then spake the priests and the prophets unto the princes, and to all the door. people, saying, This man is worthy to Is. 66, 16. die; for he hath prophesied against this The judg-city, as ye have heard with your ears. ment of 12 Then spake Jeremiah unto all the deathisfor princes, and to all the people, saying, The LORD sent me to propliesy against this house, and against this city, all the words that ye have heard.

this man.

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13 Therefore now amend your ways, aud your doings, and obey the voice of the LORD your God; and the LORD will repent him of the evil that he hath pronounced against you.

14 As for me, behold, I am in your hand; do with me as A seemeth good and meet unto you:

15 But know ye for certain, that if ye put me to death, ye shall surely bring innocent blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants thereof: for of a truth the LORD hath sent me unto you to speak all these words in your ears.

16 Then said the princes and all the people unto the priests and to the prophets, This man is not worthy to die for he hath spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God.

17 Then rose up certain of the elders of the land, and spake to all the assembly of the people, saying,

18 Micah the Morasthite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and spake to all the people of Judah, saying. Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Zion shall be plowedd like a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest.

B. C. 610.

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19 Did Hezekiah king of Judah, and all Judah put him at all to death? did he not fear the LORD, and besought the YLORD, and the LORD repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we procurei great evil against our souls. 20 And there was also a man that prophesied in the name of the LORD, Urijah the son of Shemaiah of Kirjath-jearim, who prophesied against this city, and against this land, according to all the words of Jeremiah:


21 And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death; but when Urijah heard it, heo was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt. 22 And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, namely, Elnathan the son of Ach-p bor, and certain men with him into Egypt:

23 And they fetched forth Urijah out of Egypt, and brought him unto Jehoiakim the king, who slew him with the sword, and cast his dead body into the graves of the common people.

24 Nevertheless, the hand of Ahikam the son of Shaphan was with Jeremiah, that they should not give him into the hand of the people to put him to death. CHAP. XXVII. IN N the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakin the son of Josial king of Judah, came this word unto Jeremiah from the LORD, saying

Thus saith the LORD to me, Make thee bonds and yokes, and put them upon thy neck,

3 And send them to the king of Edom, and to the king of Moab, and to the king of the Ammonites, and to the king of Tyrus, and to the king of Zidon, by the hand of the messengers which come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of Judah;

4 And command them to say unto their masters, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Thus shall ye Say unto your masters;

51 have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the ground, by my great power, and by my out-stretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed meet unto me.

6 And now have I given all these lands in to the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant; and the beasts of the field have I given him also to serve him,

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Pr. 1. 33. Mat. 10. 23. Ps. 119. 109. ch. 14. 14.

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9 Therefore hearken not ye
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of Babylon:

10 For they prophesy a de to remove you far from your that I should drive you out, should perish.

11 But the nations that bring, under the yoke of the king of and serve him, those will Det re in their own land, saith the Lo Judah according to all these they shall till it, and dwell the 12 I spake also to Zedella

23., Bring your necks under deg 29.8,9. the king of Babylon, and servan his people, and live.

in a lie, or,
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13 Why will ye die, thou s ple, by the sword, by the the pestilence, as the Lob against the nation that will king of Babylon?

14 Therefore hearken not diff of the prophets that speal ing, Ye shall not serve lon: for they prophesy da

15 For I have not sent the LORD, yet they prophesy da Dame, that I might drive you that ye might perish, ye, sad the LORD phets that prophesy unto you 16 Also I spake to the presal this people, saying, Thus sai Hearken not to the words of you


. Eze. 4. 1. 12. 3.

1 Ki. 18.34,

26. Mal. 1. 9.

Ja. 5.16.18. or, concerning

that prophesy unto you, Sal the vessels of the LORD'S now shortly be brought again lou: for they prophesy a lie

17 Hearken not unto them. their masking of Babylon, and live should this city be laid waste

ters, saying.

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Ps. 146. 6.
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ch. 21. 1.

2 Ki. 24.14, 15.

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18 But if they be prophets, word of the LORD be with the now make intercession to the hosts, that the vessels which a the house of the LORD, and AN ÉS of the king of Judah, and at go uot to Babylon.

19 For thus saith the LO concerning the pillars," and the sea, and concerning the Concerning the residue of the remain in this city,

20 Which Nebuchadnezzar king lon took not, when be carried awa tive Jeconiah, the son of Jexci of Judah, from Jerusalem to Fa 20.all the nobles of Judah and n 21 Yea, thus saith the Lon the God of Israel, concerni that remain in the house of the and in the house of the kipy and of Jerusalem;

Da. 2. 38.
2 Ch. 36.20.

Da. 5. 19.

ch 32.5.

d ch.25. 12 50, 27. Da.5.26.31.

7 And all nations shall serve him, and his son, and his son's son, until the very time of his land come; and then many e cb. 25. 14. nations and great kings shall serve them- 50. 9, 10. selves of him. 512729 8 And it shall come to pass, that the ƒ ch. 29. 10. nation and kingdom which will not serve Pr. 21. 30. the same Nebuchadnezzar the king of g Ezr. 1.7. Babylon, and that will not put their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, that nation will I punish, saith the LORD,


ch. 27. 1.

22 They shall be carried and there shall they be #25 that I visit them, saith the Lus. will I bring thein up, and to this place.


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A. M. 3394. licah. Mi.1.1. Zion. JOSEPHUS relates Is.13.1,8,&c.-14.22,23.-21.9.-47.1..5. Da.5.25.. itus, after he had taken Jerusalem, or-31. Hab.2.7. Zec.2.8.9. Re.13.5..10.-14.8.15..20. bis soldiers to demolish it, except three-16.19.-17.16,17.-18.2..8. many, ch.25.14.-L. largest and most beautiful towers, and -1.1. Is.14.4.6. dern wall of the city; all the rest was 8 And it. There is a peculiar grandeur, as so that they who had never before well as propriety, in this method of predicting could scarcely persuade themselves it Nebuchadnezzar's rapid successes. The God inhabited. The Jewish writers also of Israel, declaring himself to be the Lord of m, that Turnus Rufus, whom Titus had armies, and the Creator and Owner of the whole mmand, ploughed up the very founda earth, with all its inhabitants and productions, he temple. When Dr. RICHARDSON and claiming full sovereignty over his creatures, sacred spot in 1818, he found one avows his determination, for reasons he does ount Zion supporting a crop of bar- not deign to assign, to give all the countries of other undergoing the labour of the the world to the king of Babylon, whom he calls the soil turned up consisted of stone his servant, because he would accomplish an mixed with earth, such as is usually important part of his most righteous designs. fin foundations of ruined cities. It is They, therefore, who would escape the most ale in circumference; is highest on dreadful judgments, must submit to the God side, and, towards the east, falls down of Israel, by submitting to Nebuchadnezzar, terraces on the upper part of the they must hearken to the prophets of Israel, as it slopes down towards the brook and not to their own diviners; and they must See on M1.3.12. Jerusalem. See on ch. observe, that Nebuchadnezzar, his son, and his 2KL.19.25. Ne.4.2. Ps.79.1. the grandson, would, whatever opposition should be ch.17.3. 1.2.2,3. Mi.4.1. Zec.8.3. made, possess the full domin.ou of all these Ch.99.6..11.-32.20,25,26.-31.21. countries, till the appointed time was expired; 15.90. besought the Lord. Heb. be. and then, these haughty conquerors would in face of the Lord. and the Lord. See their turn become the prey of other powerful Ex.32.14. 2 S.24.16, Thus, ver.15. conquerors; all of which was most exactly 35.33.34. Is.26.21. La.4.13,14. Mat. fulfilled. that nation. ch.25.28,29.-38.17..19.14.5. Lu.3.19,20. Ac.5.39. Re.6.9,10. 40.9.-42.10.18.-52.3.6. Eze.17.19..21. with the 860.24. sword, ch.24.10. Eze.14.21.

jeerim. Jos.15.60.-18.14. 1 Sa.7.2. ght. ch.36.26. 2 Ch.16.10. Ps. 4.5. Mar.6.19. he was. 1 Ki.19. 35. Mat.10.23,28,39.-16.25,26. P18. Pr. 29. 12. Achbor, 2 Ki.22.

9 hearken. ver.14.. 16. ch.14.14.-23.16,25,32.29.8. Ex.7.11. De.18.10..12,14. Jos.13.22, marg. Is 8.19. Mi.3.7. Zec.10.2. Mal.3.5. Ac.8.11. Re. 9.21.-18.23.-21. 8.-22. 15. dreamers. Heb. dreams. Is.47.12..14.

10 they. See on ver.14. ch.28.16. Eze.14.9..11. ch.32.31. La.2.14. I. See on ver.15. 11 bring. ver.2,8,12. those. ch.21.9.-38.2.-10. 9.12.-42.10,11.

Ver.15. ch.2.30. Eze.19.6. Mat.14.10.-te.
Ac12.1.3. 1 Th.2.15. Re.11.7. and
19-36.30. common people. Heb. sons

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Ch.34.90 tha: ch.1.18,19.-15.15..21.
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CHAP. XXVII. type of bands and yokes he prophesieth the the neighbour kings unto NebuchadHe exhorteth them to yield, and not the false prophets, 8-11. The like he Zedekiah, 12-18. He fortelleth the rem The vars shall be carried to Babylon, and tinue watil the day of visitation, 19-22. 3009. B. C. 595. the beginning. ver. ch.6.1.-28.1.

the Lord. er, hath the Lord said. Am. Make. ver. 19. ch.28.10..14. put. ch.13. 210-01-29. 10. 1 Kill 30,31. Eze.IV-V-X11.-24.3.12.

12 Zedekiah. ver.3. ch.28.1.-38.17. 2 Ch.36.11.. 13. Pr.1.33. Eze.17.11..21. Bring. See on ver.2.8. 13 hy. ch.38.20. Pr.8.36. Eze 18.24,31-33. 11. by the sword, ver 8. ch.24.9.-38.2. Eze.14.21.

14 hearken. ver.9. Is.28.10..13. 2 Co.11.13..15. Phi.3.2. they. ver. 10. ch.14.14.-23.24.£5.-28. 15.-29.8.9. 1 K1.22.22.23. Eze.13.6..15,22,23. Mi. 2.11. Mat.7.15. 2 Pe.2.1..3. 1 Jn.4.1.

that I.

15 a lie. Heh, in a lie, or lyingly. ver.10. 2 Ch.18.17.22.-25.16. Eze.14.3..10. Mat. 24.24. 2Th.2.9.12. 2 11.2.17. 19.-4.3,4. Re.13. 7,8,12..14. ye. ch.6.13..15.-8.10..12.-14.15,16. -0.6.-23.15.-28.16,17.-29. £2, 23, 31, 32. Mi.3. 5..7. Mat. 15.14. Re.19.20.

16 Behold, ch.28.3. 2 Ki.24.13. 2 Ch.36.7..10. Da.1.2. for, ver.10.14. Is.9.15.

17 serve. See on ver.11,12. wherefore. ver.13. ch 317,23.

18 they. 1 Ki.18.24,26. let them, ch.7.16.–15. See on ch.25.19..26.-XLVII..XLIX. 1.-18.20.-42.2. Ge.18.24..33.-20.17. 1 Sa.7.8.XXVIII-29 18. Am.1.9.15.-2.1..-12.19.23. 2 Ch.32.20. Job 42.8,9. Eze.11.14,18.. ngers, 9 Ch.36.13. Eze.17.15..21. 20.-22.30. Mal.1.9. Ja.5.16..18. to their masters, Thus, or, concernmasters, saying, Thus. the Lord. ch. 5.27.-31.19. Ex.5.1.

c.10.11,12-32.17-51.15. Ge.9.6. Ex. 6.5.14-38.4. Ps. 102 25-136.5.. 44-148.2.5. Is. 40. 21..26-42.5-41.24. 48.13-51.13. Jn.1.1..3. Ac.14.15.-17. 1.16. He. 2,10,11. Re.4.11. and have. J-9.8.3. De.2.7,9,19.-5.16.-31.8. Jos. 12. P.15.15,16.-135.10..12. Da.2. 3.32.35.

all. ch. 8. 14. Da.2.37,38.-5.18,19. 41.-25.9.-13.10.-51.20..23. 15.44 28. 30. and. See on ch.28.14. Ps.50.10..

5.11.14-50.9.10.-52.31. 2 Ch.36.20, il. ch.25.12.-30.27. Ps.37.13.-137.8,9.

19 the pillars. ch.52.17..23. 1 Ki.7.15,&c. 2 Ki. 23.13,17. 2 Ch.4.2..16.

20 when. ch.22.28, Coniah.-24.1. 2 Ki. 24.14.. 16, Jehoiachin. 2 Ch.36.10,18.

22 carried, ch.29.10.-34.5.-52.17..21. 2 Ki.24. 13..17. 2 Ch.36.17.18. Da.5.1.4,23. until. ch.25. 11,12.-29.10.-3.5.2 Ch.36.21..23. Ezr.1.1..5. Pr.21.30. Da.9.2. then. Ear.1.7,11.-5.13..15.7.9,19.

CHAP. XXVIII. Hananiah prophesieth falsely the return of the ves sels, and of Jeconiah, 1-4. Jeremiah, wishing it to be true, theweth that the event will declare the true prophets, 5-9. Hananiah breaketh Jeremiah's yoke, 10, 11. Jeremiah telleth of an iron yoke, 12 -14; and foretelleth Hananiah's death, 15—17. 1 the same, ch.27.1. Hananiah. ver.11. ch.



the prophet. ch.23.28. Is.9.15.

2 1. See on ch.27.2..12. Eze. 13. 5..16. Mi. 3.11.

3 two full years. Heb. two years of days. Ge. 47.9,28. Ps.90.10. all the. ch.27.16..22. that. 2 Ki.24.13.2 Ch.36.10. Da.1.2.

4 I will bring. This was doubtless grateful news to the people, who looked upon Zedekiah only as Nebuchadnezzar's deputy. Hananiah seems to have been more desirous of popular than regal favour; for this predictiou could not be altogether agreeable to Zedekiah. But he was evidently a weak as well as a wicked prince, and very generally despised. Jeconiah, ch.22.24,28, Coniah.-24.1.-52.31..34. 2K1.25. 27..30, Jehoiachin. captives. Heb. captivity. ch.24.5, marg. 1 will break. ver.2,10. ch.2.20. -30.8. Ge.27.40. Is.9.4. Na.1.13.

5 the house. ver.1. ch.7.2.-19.14.-26.2. 6 Amen. Nu.5.22. De.27.15..26. 1 Ki.1.36. 1 Ch.16.36. Ps.41.13.-72.19.-89.52.-106.48. Mat. 6.13.-28.20. 1 Co.14.16. 2 Co.1.20. Re.1.18.-3. 14.-5 14.-19.4.-22.20,21. the Lord perform. ver.3. ch.11.5.-17.16.-18.20. 71 Ki.22.28.


Jeremiah sendeth a letter to the captions as

to be quiet there, 1-7, and not to deliver bothe of their prophets, 8,9; and that they sale with grace after seventy years, 10-14 telleth the destruction of the rest for them dience, 15-19. He sheweth the fram Ahab and Zedekiah, two lying prophag Shemaiah writeth a letter against Jere Jeremiah foretelleth his doom, 30–32.

1 Cir. A.M. 3407. B.C. 597. Ne. Thi action is supposed to have taken p first or second year of Zedekiah. ver.25..29. 2 Ch.30.1..6. Es.950. Ac15 7.8. Ga.6.11. He.13.22. Re.ll.—III. ch.24.1..7.-28.4.

2 Jeconiah, ch.22.24.28, Contah2 Ki. Ch.36.9.10, Jebouch or, chamberlains. 2 Ki.9.32, marg, ci) 1.3, &c.

3 Shaphan. ch.26.24.-2.14. Ki 11. Gemariak, ch.36.25. K

4 whom, ch.24.5. 19.5.5.-10.5.6-457-4 Am.3.6.

5 ver.10.28. Eze.28.26.


8 The prophets. As Hosea, Joel, Amos, Isaiah, 6 Take ye. ch.16.2.4. Ge18-0 Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, and 14. take wives. Ge.21.21.-443434 others, all of whom had denounced similar evils-29.19.-34.4. Ju.l.12..14.-12against a corrupt people. So that they who op. posed Jeremiah also opposed those who preceded him; and it was altogether unprecedented for a true prophet to promise deliverance to a guilty nation, without calling them to repentance. prophesied. Le.26. 14, &c. De.4. 26, 27.-28.15,

7 seek. Da.4.27.-6.4.5. Ratt15 1 17. pray. Ezr.6.10.-7.03. Da.4.19 8 Ler. See on ch.14.14.-15. Zec.13.4. Mat.24.4,5,94. Man Lu.21.8. Ro.16.18. 2 Co.11.13.15 CR &c.29.18.28–31,16,17.–32.15, &c iSao? gThe3, 1efisix cho all

32.-3.11..14. 1 Ki.14.7..15.-17.1.-21.18..24.-22.

8. 15.5.1..8.-6.9..12.-13.18.-XXIV. Joel 1.2, &c.-3.1..11. Mi.3.8..12. Na.I..III. Am.1.2.

9 which. ch.4.10.-6.14.-8.11.-14.13. Eze.13. 10,16. then. De.18.22. Eze.13.10..16.

10 took. ver.2,4. ch.27.2.-36.23,24. 1 Ki.22.11, 24,25. Mal.3.13.

20. your dreams. ch.5.31. 11. 2 Pe.2.2,3.

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9 falsely. Heb. in a lie. ver.23.31. 10 after. ch. Ezr.1.1,2. Da.9.9. Zec.7.5. I will, Ser 6,7.-32.42..44. Zep.2.7.

11 I know. Job 23.13. Ps311-45 11 Thus, ch.23.17.-29.9. 1 Ki.13.18.-22.6,11, 11-55.8..12. Mi.4.12. Zec.1.6.-8.14.15

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12 ch.1.2.-29.30. 2 Ki.20.4. 1Ch.17.3. Da.-XXXIX. Ho.2.14..93.-3.5-14 9.2. 28..32. Am.9.8..15. Mi.54.7-7.14 13 Thou hast. ch.27.15. Ps.149.8. La. Zec.9.9. 17.-12.5.10.-14.3 thou shalt. By encouraging an unavailing resistauce to Nebuchadnezzar.

14 I have put. ch.27.4.7.-40.4. De.4.20.-28. 48. Is.14.4..6. that they. See on ch. 25.9..26. Re. 17.12,13. and I. ch.27.6,7. Da.2.38.

8..14. expected end. Heb, end and t La.3.26.

12 ch.31.9.-33.3. Ne.2.4, &c. Ps. 10. -102.16,17. Is.30.19.-65.24. Eze.. &c. Zec.13.9. Mat.7.7,8.

15 The Lord. This was a bold speech, in the 13 ye shall. Le.26.40..45. Det presence of those priests and people who were &c. 1 K1.8.47..50. 2 Ch.6.37.39. Pol prejudiced in favour of the false prophets, who 6.7. Ho.5.15.-6.1..3. Am.5.4.6. 75 prophesied to them smooth things. ver.11. ch. 11.9,10. with, ch.3.10.-24.7. Des 14.14,15.-23.21.-27.15.-29.23,31,32. 1 Ki. 2 Ki.23.3. 2 Ch.22.9.-31.1. P Eze.13.2,3,22.-22.28. La.2.14. Zec.13.3.

69,145. Joel 2.12. Ac.8.37. 16 I will. Ge.7.4. Ex.32.12. De.6.15. 1 Ki.13. 14 I will be. De.4.7.1 Ch.289 £ 31. Am.9.8. this year. ver.3. ch.20.6. Nu.14.37. Ps.32.6.-46.1. Is.45.19.-55.6. Ro -16.28..35.-29.32. De.13.5.11. because. Eze.13. will turn, ch.16.14,15.-23.3. 8.-24.5 11,12. Ac.13.8..11. rebellion. Heb. revolt. ch.29.-31.8, &c.-32.37, &c.-33.7. &c.—46.7 32. De.13.5, margins. 5,19.20.33,34-51.10. Ps.126.14. Ez 17 Hananiah. Is.44.25.26. Zec.1.6. the-XXXIV-XXXVI..XXXIX. A seventh month. The prophecy was delivered in 4.12. Zep.3.20. the fifth month, (ver. 1,) and Hananiah died in 15 ver.8.9. ch.28.1, &c. Eze.1.1.3 the seventh month; exactly two months after he 16 ver.3. ch.24.2.-38.2,3,17... E had delivered his false prophecy, which he de--17.12.21.-21.9..27.-22.31.-24.114 clared, in the name of God, would be fulfilled 17 Behold. ver. 18. ch.15.2.3.-648 X in two years. Here then the true prophet was 22-43.11.-52.6. Eze 5.12.17.-14.194 demonstrated, and the false prophet detected. 11.23. them like. See on ch.24.1. The death of Hauaniah, thus predicted, was 18 will deliver. ch.15.4.-24.9-4.1′′ God's seal to the words of His prophet, and 33. De.28.25.64. 2 Ch.29& Ps.44 111 must have gained his other predictions great 12.15.-29.15.-36.19. Am. 9.9. Zec.7.14 credit among the people; though it is evident to be a curse. Heb. for a curse, ve that it did not induce them to forsake their sins ch.19.8.-25.9.-26.6.-48.18. De and return to the God of Israel. Ch.7.19...-29.8. 18.65.15. La


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For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the Israel, I have put a yoke of iron the ueck of all these nations that ay serve Nebuchadnezzar king of e; and they shall serve him: and I ve him the beasts of 4 the field also. Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto anab the prophet, Hear now, Hana-i The LORD hath not sent thee; but Takest this people to trust in a lie. Therefore thus saith the LORD, Bem I will cast thee from off the face of arth: this year thou shalt die, bethou hast taught @ rebellion against


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10W these are the words of the letter for. Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerup ch. 26, 6. auto the residue of the elders which

away captive from Jerusalem to Babylon, 2 (After that Jeconiah" the king, and the queen,& the Beunuchs,the princes of Judah and Jerusalem, and the carpenters, and the smiths, were departed from Jerusalem,) 3 By the hand of Elasah the son of Shaphan, and Gemariah the son of Hilkiah, (whom Zedekiah king of Judah sent unto Babylon to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon,) saying,

4 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, unto all that are carried away captives, whom I have caused to be carried away from Jerusalem unto Babylon,

5 Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, & eat the fruit of them; daughters; and take wives for your sons, 6 Take ye wives, and beget sous and and give your daughters to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; that ye may be increased there, and not diminished.

7 And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the LORD for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.

8 For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Let not your prophets and your diviners, that be in the midst of you, deceive you, neither hearken to your dreams which ye cause to be dreamed.

9 For they prophesy falsely unto you in my name; I have not sent them, saith the LORD.

10 For thus saith the LORD, That after 7 seventy years be accomplished at BabyIon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.

11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected" end.

12 Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

13 And

ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

14 And I will be found of you, saith the LORD; and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather 4 you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the LORD, and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive. 15 Because ye have said, The LORD hath raised us up prophets in Babylon;

16 Know that thus saith the LORD of the king that sitteth upon the throne of David, and of all the people that dwelleth in this city, and of your brethren that are not gone forth with you into captivity; 17 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Be hold, I will send upon them the sword, the famine, and the pestilence, and will make them like vile figs, that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.

18 And I will persecute them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence, and will deliver them to be removed to all the kingdoms of the earth, K to be a curse? and an astonishment, and au hissing, and a reproach, among all the nations whither I have driven them:

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