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His priests and his princes together. 4 Wherefore dost thou glory in vallies ? Though thy valley be fruitful, O perverse daugh
Who shall come unto me!
Saith the Lord JEHOVAH of hosts,
Of the children of Ammon, saith JEHOVAH.
Thus saith JEHOVAH of hosts;
Hath their wisdom overshot itself? 8 Flee ye, turn your backs,
Retire deep for to dwell,
inhabitants of Dedan;
The time of his visitation, upon him. 9 If grape gatherers come unto thee,
They shall not leave any gleanings ;
They shall plunder enough to suffice them: 10 For I have laid Esąu bare,
I have exposed his hiding places,
His seed is spoiled, and his brethren, and his
neighbours, And there is nothing of him left. 11 Shall I preserve the life of thy fatherless children:
Or shall thy wido - $ trust in me? 12 Surely thus hath JEHOVAH said, Behold, they, whose right it was not to have
But thou shalt assuredly drink.
That an astonishment, a reproach, a desolation,
And all her cities shall become perpetual wastes. 14 I have heard a proclamation from JEHOVAH, And an ambassador sent among the nations, (say.
And arise to battle. 15 Behold, I have made thee of small account a
inong the nations, Contemptible among the men of whom thou art
horribly afraid. 16 The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee; O thou that dwellest within the incirclings of
17 And Idumea shall become an object of astonish
Every one that passeth by her shall be astonished,
And shall hiss because of all her calamities. 18 According to the overthrow of Sodom and Go,
Neither shall a son of man sojourn in her. 19 Behold, as a lion cometh up, A strong one from the swelling of Jordan against
a fold, When I throw her into disorder, I will cause him
to run away from her; And him that is chosen will I commission against
her: For who is like me? or who shall prescribe to me? Or who is that shepherd, that can stand before
Which he hath taken against Idumea ;
tle ones of the flock;
at them. 21 At the noise of their fall the earth trembleth; It crieth out; at the Red sea is heard the voice
And shall expand his wings over Botsra;
be in that day
HAMATH is confounded, and Arphad,
Which cannot be at rest. 24 Damascus is enfeebled;
She hath turned herself to flee,
And pangs as on a woman in travail.
A city of my joy!
Saith JEHOVAH of hosts.
And it shall consume the palaces of Ben-hadad.
28 CONCERNING KEDAR, AND CONCERNING THE KING
DOMS OF HAZOR, WHICH NEBUCHADREZZAR KING OF
Tuus hath JEHOVAH said
ye, go up to Kedar, .
Their curtains and all their furniture;
Retire deep for to dwell,
O ye inhabitants of Hazor, saith JEHOVAH;
counsel against you,
That dwelleth securely, saith JEHOVAH;
They dwell apart by themselves.
And the multitude of their cattle for spoil,
those that inhabit the insulated coast;
A desolation for ever;
THE WORD OF JEHOVAH WHICH CAME TO JEREMIAH
OF THE REIGN OF ZEDEKIAH KING OF JUDAH, SAYING,
Behold I am about to break the bow of Elam,
The principal part of their strength.
From the four extremities of the heavens,
Whither the outcasts of Elam shall not come.
face of their enemies;