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shalt say unto-them; Thus, saith JEHOVAH of
hosts, the God of - Israel, Drink .ye, and be
drunken, and vomit, and fall so as not to rise

again; before the sword wbich I am about to send 28 among you. And it shall be, in case they shall : refuse to take the cup from thine hand to drink,

that thou shalt say unto them, Thus şaith JEHO29 VAH of hosts, Ye shall surely drink. For behold .upon the city which is called by, my name I be

gin to bring evil ; and shall ye go altogether un-
punished. Ye shall not go unpunished, for a
sword am I about to call for against all the inha-

bitants of the earth, sạith JEHOVAH of hosts.
30 - Thou shalt also prophesy unto them all these

words, and shalt say unto them,

JEHOVAH from on high shall roar,
And from his holy habitation shall he utter his

voice;
He shall roạr aloud against his resting place,
A shout like that of the vintagers shall be give

Against all the inhabitants of the earth.
31 A tumult hath reached unto the extremity of the

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earth;

Because JEHOVAH hath a controversy with the

nations,
lle hath entered into judgment with the whole

race of the wickedi. 1942
Delivering them up unto the sword, saith Jeho-

VAH.

32 Thus saith JEHOYAH of hosts ; ;

Behold, evil is going forth from. nation to nation,
And a great whirlwind shall be raised from the

extreme quarters of the earth:

33 And the slain of JEHOVAH in that day shall be

From the one end of the earth 'even unto the

other end of the earth : They shall not be lamented, nor gathered, nor

buried, For dụng shall they be upon the surface of the

ground. 34 Wail, O ye shepherds, and crý,

And roll yourselves [in ashes) Oye chief of the

flock; Because your days for slaughter, and your disper1sions, are accomplished;

And ye shall fall like a precious vessel. 35 And the means of flight shall be cut off from the

shepherds,

And of escape from the chief of the flock. 36 A voice of crying of the shepherds, : And of wailing of the chief of the flock,

Because JEHOVAH hath laid their pasture waste! 37 Also the peaceful folds ate destroyed

By means of the fierce wrath of JEHOVAH. 38 He hath quitted, like a lion, his covert;

Surely their land is become a desolation;
By means of the fierceness of the oppressor,
And by means of the fierceness of his wrath.

CHAP. XXVI. 1 IN THE BEGINNING OF THE REIGN OF JEHOIAKIM THE

SON OF JOSIAH KING OF JUDAHŽ CAME THIS WORD FROM

JEHOVAH, SAYING, 9 Thus saith JEHOVAH, Stand in the court of

the house of JE OVAH, and speak unto all the cities of Judah, those that come to worship in the house of JEHOVAH, all the words which I

have charged thee to speak unto them; abate not 3 a word: if peradventure they will hearken, and

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turn every one from bis evil way : that I may

which I purpose to do una to them, because of the evil of their doings. 4 And thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith JEHO

vah; If ye will not hearken unto me to walk in my 45. law, whichris have set before you, to hearken un

to the words of my servants the prophets, whom

I send unto you, rising up early and sending, even 6 as ye have not hearkened: then will I make this

house like Shiloh, and this city will' I make a

eurse among all nations of the earth. 7 And the priests, and the prophets, and all the

people heard Jeremiah speaking these words in the 8 house of JEHOVAH.. And it came to pass, when

Jeremiah had done speaking all that JEHOVAH had commanded him to speale to all the people, that the priests, and the prophets, and all the

people apprehended him saying, Thou shalt suregly die. ! Wherefore hast (thoủ prophesied in the

name of JEHOVAH, saying, This house sliall be like Shiloh, and this city shall be made desolate without an inhabitant. And all the people were

assembled together against Jeremiah in the house 10 of JEHOVAH!: When the princes of Judah heard

these things, they went up from the king's house

to the house of JEHOVAH, and sat in the entrance il of the new gate of the house of JEHOVAH." Then

spake the priests and the prophets unto the princes and to all the people, saying, This man is worthy to die'; because he hath prophesied con

cerning this city according as ye have heard with 12 your ears. Then spake Jeremiah unto all the

princes and to all the people, saying, JEHOVAH hath sent me to prophesy concerning this trouse,

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and concerning this city, all the words which ye 13 have heard. But now amend ye your ways and

your doings, and hearken unto the voice of JeHOVAH your God; and JEHOVAH will

repent

him of the evil which he hath denounced against you. 14 And as for me, behold I am in your power;

do 15 to me as it is good and right in your eyes. Only

know assuredly, that if ye put me to death, surely ye shall bring innocent blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants thereof: for of a truth JEHOVAH 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 wor

thy to die; for he hath spoken to us in the name 17 of JEHOVAH our God. Certain also of the elders

of the land rose up and spake to all the assem18 bly of the people, saying, Micah the Morasthite

prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and spake to all the people of Judah, saying, Thus saith JEHOVAH of hosts, Sion shall be plowed up [as], a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house shall be like the heights of the forest. Did Hezekiah

king of Judah, and all Judah, proceed to put him 19 to' deathDid he not fear JEHOVAH, and intreat

the favour of JEHOVAH, so that JEHOVAH repented him of the eyil which he had pronounced against them? But we are doing great mischief to

ourselves. 20 But there was also a man that prophesied in

the name of JEHQYAH, Urijah the son of Shemaiah of Kirjath-jearim ; and she prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the

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. 21 words of Jeremiah. And when Jehoiakim the

, heard his words, then the king sought to put him

to death: but Urijah heard and was afraid, and 22 fled and went into Egypt. But Jehoiakim the

king sent adversaries, Elnathan the son of Ach93 bor, and certain men with him, into Egypt: and

they brought Urijah forth out of Egypt, and brought him to king Jehoiakim, who şlew him with the sword, and cast his dead body into the

buryingplaces of the children of the people. 24 Howbeit the hand of Ahikam the son of Shap

han was with Jeremiah, that he should not be delivered into the hand of the people to put him to death.

CHAP. XXXV.

THE WORD WHICH CAME UNTO JEREMIAH FROM JEHO VAH IN THE DAYS OF JEHQIAKIM - THE SON OF JOSIAH

KING OF JUDAH, SAYING, 2 Go unto the house of the Rechabites, and

speak unto them, and bring them into the house

of JEHOVAH, into one of the chambers, and give 3 them wine to drink. Then I took Jaazaniah the

son of Jeremiah, the son of Habatziniah, and his

brethren, and all his sons, and the whole house 4 of the Rechabites. And I brought them into the

house of JEHOVAH, into the chainber of the sons of Hanan, the son of Igdaliah, a man of God, which was by the chamber of the princes, which - was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of 5. Shallum, the keeper of the door. And I set be

fore the sons of the house of the Rechabites pots full of wine and cups; and I said unto them,

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