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ROM. XI. 26.

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of Israel from among the heathen, but I have gathered them into their whither they be gone, and will ga own land, and have left none of them ther them on every side, and bring any more there. Neither will I hide them into their own land: And I will my face any more from them: for I make them one nation in the land have poured out my spirit upon the upon the mountains of Israel ; and house of Israel, saith the Lord God, one king shall be king to them all : xxxix. 25—29. So the spirit took me and they shall be no more two pa- up, and brought me into the inner tions, neither shall they be divided court; aud, behold, the glory of the into two kingdoms any more at all : LORD filled the house. And I heard Neither shall they defile themselves him speaking unto me out of the house; any more with their idols, nor with and the man stood by me. And he their detestable things, nor with any said unto' me, Son of man, the place of their transgressions : but I will of my throne, and the place of the save them out of all their dwelling- soles of my feet, where I will dwell places wherein they have sinned, and in the midst of the children of Israel will cleanse them: so shall they be for ever, and my holy name, shall the my people, and I will be their God. house of Israel no more defile, neither And David my servant shull be king they, nor their kings, by their whoreover them : and they all shall have dom, nor by the carcases of their one shepherd: they shall also walk kings in their high places; In their in my judgments, and observe my sta- setting of their threshold by my threstutes, and do them. And they shall holds, and their post by my posts, dwell in the land that I have given unto and the wall between me and them; Jacob my servant, wherein your fa- they have even defiled my holy name thers have dwelt; and they shall dwell by their abominations that they bave therein, even they and their children, committed: wherefore I have conand their children's children, for ever; sumed them in mine anger. Now let and my servant David shall be their them put away their whoredom, and prince for ever. Moreover, I will the carcases of their kings, far from make a covenant of peace with them; me, and I will dwell in the midst of it shall be an everlasting covenant them for ever, xliii. 5-9. Afterwith them: and I will place them, ward shall the children of Israel reand multiply them, and will set my turn, and seek the LORD their God, sanctuary in the midst of them for and David their king; and shall fear evermore. My tabernacle also shall the LORD and his goodness in the be with them; yea, I will be their latter days, Hos. iii. 5. The LORD God, and they shall be my people. also shall roar out of Zion, and utter And the heathen shall know that I his voice from Jerusalem; and the the Lord do sanctify Israel, when my heavens and the earth shall shake : sanctuary shall be in the midst of but the Lord will be the hope of his them for evermore, xxxvii. 21–28. people, and the strength of the chilTherefore thus saith the Lord God; dren of Israel. So shail ye know that Now will I bring again the captivity I am the Lord your God dwelling in of Jacob, and have mercy upon the Zion, my holy mountain: then shall whole house of Israel, and will be Jerusalem be holy, and there shall no jealous for my boly name; After that strangers pass through her any more. they have borne their shame, and all | And it shall come to pass in that day, their trespasses whereby they have that the mountains shall drop down trespassed against me, when they new wine, and the hills shall flow dwelt safely in their land, and none with milk, and all the rivers of Judah made them afraid. When I have shall flow with waters, and a fountain brought them again from the people, shall come forth of the house of the and gathered them out of their ene. Lord, and shall water the valley of mies' lands, and am sanctified in them Shittim. Egypt shall be a desolain the sight of many nations; Then tion, and Edom shall be a desolate shall they know that I am the Lord wilderness, for the violence against the their God, which caused them to be children of Judah, because they have led into captivity among the heathen: shed innocent blood in their land.

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But Judah shall dwell for ever, and burden. Behold, at that time I will Jerusalem from generation to genera- undo all that afflict thee; and I will tion. For I will cleanse their blood save her that halteth, and gather her that I have not cleansed: for the that was driven out; and I will get LORD dwelleth in Zion, Joel üi. 16– them praise and fame in every land 21. And I will bring again the cap where they have been put to shame. tivity of my people of Israel, and they At that time will I bring you again, shall build the waste cities, and in even in the time that I gather you : habit them; and they shall plant vine- for I will make you a name and a yards, and drink the wine thereof; praise among all people of the earth, they shall also make gardens, and eat when I turn back your captivity bethe fruit of them. And I will plant fore your eyes, saith the LORD, Zepb. them upon their land, and they shall ii. 14--20. And I will strengthen no more be pulled up out of their the house of Judah, and I will save land which I have given them, saith the house of Joseph, and I will bring the LORD thy God, Amos ix. 14, 15. them again to place them; for I hare According to the days of thy coming mercy upon them; and they shall be out of the land of Egypt will I shew as though I had not cast them off: unto him marvellous things. The na for I am the LORD their God, and tions shall see, and be confounded at will hear them. And they of Epbraim all their might: they shall lay their shall be like a mighty man, and their hand upon their mouth, their ears heart shall rejoice as through vine : shall be deaf. They shall lick the yea, their children shall see it and be dust like a serpent, they shall move glad; their heart shall rejoice in the out of their holes like worms of the LORD. I will hiss for them, and gaearth; they shall be afraid of the ther them; for I have redeemed them; Lord our God, and shall fear, be- and they shall increase as they have cause of thee. Who is a God like increased. And I will sow them unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, among the people : and they shall reand passeth by the transgression of member me in far countries : and the remnant of his heritage? he re- they shall live with their children, taineth not his anger for ever, be- and turn again. I will bring them cause he delighteth in mercy. He again also out of the land of Egypt, will turn again, he will have com- and gather them out of Assyria; and passion upon us; he will subdue our I will bring them into the land of Giiniquities : and thou wilt cast all lead and Lebanon, and place shall not their sins into the depths of the sea. be found for them. And he shall Thou wilt perform the truth to Ja- pass through the sea with affliction, cob, and the mercy to Abraham, and shall smite the waves in the sea, which thou hast sworn unto our fa- and all the deeps of the river shall thers from the days of old, Mic. vii. dry up; and the pride of Assyria 15--20. Sing, O daughter of Zion; shall be brought down, and the sceptre shout, O Israel ; be glad and rejoice of Egypt shall depart away. And I with all the heart, O daughter of Je- will strengthen them in the LORD ; rusalem. The Lord hath taken away and they shall walk up and down in thy judgments, he hath cast out thine his name, saith the LORD, Zech. I. enemy: the king of Israel, even the 6–12. Lord, is in the midst of thee : thou b And the Redeemer shall come to shalt not see evil any more. In that Zion, and unto them that turn from day it shall be said to Jerusalem, transgression in Jacob, saith the Lord, Fear thou not; and to Zion, Let not Isa. lix. 20. thine hands be slack. The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty ;

VER. 27. he will save, he will rejoice over thee Και αύτη αυτοίς ή παρ έμο διαθήκη, , with joy ; he will rest in his love; he όταν αφέλωμαι τας αμαρτίας αυτών. will joy over thee with singing. 1 will gather them that are sorrowful when I shall take awuy their sins.

a For this is my covenant unto them, for the solemn assembly who are of thee to whom the reproach of it was a a As for me, this is my covenant

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with them, saith the LORD; My spi

VER. 29. rit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall

'Αμεταμέλητα γαρ τα χαρίσματα και not depart out of thy mouth, nor out á xañess to EGŪ. of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of a For the gifts and calling of God are the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith without repentance. the Lord, from henceforth and for a God is not a man, that he should ever, Isa. lix. 21.

lie; neither the son of man, that he VER. 28.

should repent : hath he said, and shall

he not do it? or hath he spoken, and Karà pèr cò củagréasov, exopor & shall he not make it good ? Numb. υμάς» κατά δε την εκλογών, αγαπητοί | xxiii. 19. For I am the LORD, I δια τους πατέρας. .

change not; therefore ye sons of Jaa As concerning the Gospel, they are cob are not consumed, Mal. i. 6. enemies for your sakes : b but as touching the election, they are beloved for the

VER. SO. fathers' sakes.

"Ωσπερ γαρ και υμείς ποτε ήπειθήσατε a See on ver. 11. clause 2.

τω Θεώ, νύν δε ελεήθητε τη τούτων απει

esla. See on chap. ix. ver. 11. clause 2. • If then their uncircumcised hearts

a For as ye in times past have not * bebe humbled, and they then accept of lieved God, yet have now obtained mercy the punishment of their iniquity; through their unbelief: Then will I remember my covenant

* Or, obeyed. with Jacob, and also my covenant a See on ver. 17. clause 2. with Isaac, and also my covenant with b See on ver. 11. clause 2. Abraham will I remember ; and I

VER, 31. will remember the land, Lev. xxvi.

ούτω και ούτοι νύν ηπείθησαν το υμε41, 42. The Lord did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, be- régoro inéai, ira rai avtoi nenozor. cause ye were more in number than Even so have these also now not *beany people ; for ye were the fewest of lieved, that through your mercy they also all people; But because the LORD may obtain mercy. loved you, and because he would

* Or, obeyed. keep the oath which he had sworn

VER. 32. unto your fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty hand, Συνέκλεισε γάρ ο Θεός τους πάντες εις and redeemed you out of the house of απείθειαν, ένα τους πάντας ελεήση. bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh For God hath concluded them all in king of Egypt, Deut. vii. 7, 8. Only unbelief, a that he might have mercy the Lord had a delight in thy fathers upon all. to love them, and he chose their seed * Or, shut them all up together. after them, even you above all people,

a See on John i. ver. 7. clause 2. as it is this day, x. 15. He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the

VER. 33. word which he commanded to a thou "Ω βάθος πλούτου και σοφίας και γνώsand generations : Which covenant he | σεως Θεού ως ανεξερεύνητα τα κρίματα made with Abraham, and his oath | αυτού, και ανεξιχνίασοι αι οδοί αυτού. unto Isaac; And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel

O the depth of the riches both of the for an everlasting covenant, Psal. cv.

wisdom and knowledge of God! I how 8—10. He will turn again, he will unsearchable are his judgments, and his have compassion upou us; he will ways past finding out ! subdue our iniquities : and thou wilt a I would seek unto God, and unto cast all their sins into the depths of the God would I commit my cause ; sea. Thou wilt perform the truth to Which doeth great things and unJacob, and the mercy to Abraham, searchable ; marvellous things withwhich thou hast sworn unto our fa- out number, Job v. 8, 9. Which dothers from the days of old, Mic. vii. eth great things past finding out, yea, 19, 20.

and wonders without number, ix. 10.

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Lo, these are parts of his ways; but connsel of the LORD, and hath perhow little a portion is heard of him! ceived and beard his word ? wbo bath but the thunder of his power who can marked his word, and heard it? Jer. understand ? xxvi. 14. Why dost thou xxiii. 18. For who hath known the strive against him for he giveth not mind of the Lord, that he may instruct account of any of his matters, xxxiii. him? But we have the mind of 13. Teach us what we shall say unto Christ, 1 Cor. ii. 16. him : for we cannot order our speech

VER. S5. by reason of darkness. Shall it be told him that I speak? If a man

*H Tic #poídoxes aita, sal irrazdos. speak, surely he shall be swallowed σεται αυτό; ; op. And now men see not the bright * Or who hath first given to him, and light which is in the clouds; but the it shall be recompensed unto him again! wind passeth and cleanseth them. Fair weather cometh out of the north: thou him? or what receivetb he of

* If thou be righteous, what givest with God is terrible majesty. Touch- thine hand I Job xxxv.7. Who hath ing the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent is power, and in prevented me, that I should repay

him? whatsoever is under the whole judgment, and in plenty of justice :

heaven is mine, xli. 11. he will not afflict, xxxvii. 19-23. Thy righteousness is like the great

VER. 36. mountains; thy judgments are a great "Οτι εξ αυτού, και δι' αυτού, και εις deep : 0 LORD, thou preservest man auton ta párta. Aúto sa els teus and beast, Psal. xxxvi. 6. Thy way αιώνας. 'Αμήν. is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not

. For of him, and through kim, and to known, lxxvii. 19. O LORD, how him, are all things : ble tchon be glory

Amen. great are thy works ! and thy thoughts for ever. are very deep, xcii. 5. Clouds and 2 See on Acts iv. ver. 24. and xvii. darkness are round about him : righ- ver. 28. teousness and judgment are the habi. To God only wise, be glory, tation of his throne, xcvii. 2. He through Jesus Christ, for ever. Amen, hath made every thing beautiful in his Rom. xvi. 27. Give unto the LORD, time; also he hath set the world in 0 ye mighty, give unto the LORD their heart; so that no man can find glory and strength. Give unto the out the work that God maketh from LORD the glory due unto his name: the beginning to the end, Eccl. iii. 11. worship the LORD in the beauty of

holiness, Psal. xxix. 1, 2. Gire unto VER. 34.

the LORD, Oye kindreds of the peo. Τίς γαρ έγνων νούν Κυρίου ; ή τις σύμ- ple, give unto the LoRD glory and βουλος αυτού εγένετο;

strength; Give unto the LORD the glory For a cho hath known the mind of the and come into his courts, rcvi. 7, 8.

due unto his name : bring an offering, Lord? or who hath been his counsellor? Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us,

a Hast thou heard the secret of but unto thy name give glory, for thy God? and dost thou restrain wisdom mercy, and for thy truth's sake, cst. to thyself? Job sv. 8. Behold, God 1. Let them give glory unto che exalteth by his power: who teacheth LORD, and declare his praise in the like him ? Who hath enjoined him his islands, Isa. xlii. 12. To whom be way? or who can say, Thou hast glory for ever and ever. Amen. wrought iniquity? xxxvi. 22, 23. Who Gal. i. 5. Unto him be glory in the hath directed the Spirit of the LORD, church by Christ Jesus throughout all or being his counsellor, hath taught ages, world without end. Amen, him? With whom took he counsel, Eph. iii. 21. Now unto God and our and who instructed him, and taught Father be glory for ever and ever. bim in the path of judgment, and Amen, Phil. iv. 20. Now unto the taught him knowledge, and shewed to King eternal, immortal, invisible, the him the way of understanding? Isa. only wise God, be honour and glory xl. 13, 14. For who hath stood in the for ever anderer. Amen, 1 Tim. i. 17,

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ever.

Who only hath immortality, dwell-
ing in the light which no man can CHAP. XII.--VER. 1.
approach unto ; whom no man hath

Παρακαλώ ούν υμάς, αδελφοί, διά των seen nor can see: to whom be ho- oixtoppar Trū too, wapao Thical tà các nour and power everlasting. Amen,

ματα υμών θυσίαν ζώσαν, αγίαν, ευάρεστον vi. 16. And the Lord shall deliver the Osob, The Logixno da tpelar ipõro me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly king

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by dom; to whom be glory for ever and the mercies of God, ihut ye present your

Amen, 2 Tim. iv. 18. Make bodies a living sacrifice, holy, hacceptuyou perfect in every good work to do ble unto God, which is your reasonable his will

, working in you that which service. is well-pleasing in his sight, through * See on chap. vi. ver. 13. clause 2. Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for bThat I should be the minister of ever and ever. Amen, Heb. xiii. 21. Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, minisBut grow in grace, and in the know- tering the Gospel of God, that the ledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus offering up of the Gentiles might be Christ. To him be glory, both now acceptable, being sanctified by the and for ever. Amen, 2 Pet. iii. 18. Holy Ghost, Rom. xv. 16. Let the To the only wise God our Saviour, words of my mouth, and the meditabe glory and majesty, dominion and tion of my heart, be acceptable in thy power, both now and ever. Amen, sight, O Lord, my strength and my Jude 25. The four-and-twenty elders redeemer, Psal. xix. 14. But I have fall down before him that sat on the all, and abound : I am full, having throne, and worship him that liveth received of Epaphroditus the things for ever and ever, and cast their which were sent from you, an odour of crowns before the throne, saying, a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive well-pleasing to God, Phil. iv. 18. glory and honour and power; for thou Ye also, as lively stones, are built up hast created all things, and for thy a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, pleasure they are and were created, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, accepRev. iv. 10, 11. Saying with a loud table to God by Jesus Christ, 1 Pet. voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was i. 5. slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and ho

VER. 2. nour, and glory, and blessing. And

Και μη συσχηματίζεσθε τώ αιώνα τουevery creature which is in heaven, το, αλλά μεταμορφούσθε τη ανακαινώσει and on the earth, and under the earth, του νοός υμών, εις το δοκιμάζειν υμάς and such as are in the sea, and all τι το θέλημα του Θεού το αγαθών και that are in them, heard I saying, sjápestor nai médecor. Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon b but be ye transformed by the renewing

a And be not conformed tv this world : the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever. And the four beasts said, of your mind, that ye may prove what Amen. And the four-and-twenty

is that good, and acceptable, and perelders fell down and worshipped him fect, will of God. that liveth for ever and ever, v. 12 a Thou shalt not follow a multitude 14. And cried with a loud voice, to do evil : Exod. xxiii. 2. Be ye not saying, Salvation to our God which unequally yoked together with unbe. sitteth upon the throne, and unto the lievers : for whạt fellowship hath Lamb. And all the angels stood righteousness with unrighteousness? round about the throne, and about the and what communion hath light with elders and the four beasts, and fell darkness? And what concord bath before the throne on their faces, and Christ with Belial? or what part hath worshipped God. Saying, Amen : he that believeth with an infidei? Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and And what agreement hath the temple thanksgiving, and honour, and power, of God with idols ? for ye are tho and might, be unto our God for ever ymple of the living God; as God hath and ever. Amen, vii. 10-12. said, I will dwell in them, and walk VOL. II

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