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The prophet's address to Baruch. JEREMIAH, XLV. The judgment of Egypt. of Egypt to sojourn there, shall know whose B. C. 587. fice in the north country by the river words shall stand, B mine, aor their's.

Euphrates. 29 And this shall

be a sign unto you, В from me, 11 Go up into Gilead, and takeb balm, saith the LORD, that I will punish you in

or them.

O virgin,' the daughter of Egypt : in vain this place, that ye may know that my words a Ps. 33. 11. shalt thou use many medicines; for y thou shall surely stand against you for evil:

b chap. 8. 22. shalt notd be cured.

51.8. 30 Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I wille

12 The nations have heard of thy shame,

cIs. 47. 1. give Pharaoh-hophra king of Egypt into

and thy cry hath filled the land for the the hand of his enemies, and into the y no cure mighty man hath stumbled against the

shall be hand of them that_seek his life, as I gave

unto thee.

mighty, and they are fallen both together. Zedekiah/ king of Judah into the hand of

13 The word that the LORD spake to

d Eze. 30.21. Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon his

e ch.46.25,26.

Jeremiah the prophet, how Nebuchad. enemy, and that sought his life.

Eze. 29. 3,

rezzar king of Babylon shouldy come and CHAPTER XLV.

&c. smite the land of Egypt. THE word that Jeremiah the prophet 30.21,&c. 14 Declare ye in Egypt, and publish in spake unto Baruch" the son of Neriah, schap. 39. 5. Migdol, and publish in Noph, and in when he had written these words in a 9 ch.13.10,11. Tahpanhes: say ye, Stand fast, and prebook at the mouth of Jeremiah, in the

Is. 19. 1.

pare thee; for the sword shall devour fourth year of Jehoiakim the

Eze.XXIX. round about thee.

XXX. Josiah, king of Judah, saying,


15 Why are thy Valiant men swept 2 Thus saith the LORD, the God of


away? they stood not, becausei the LORD Israel, unto thee, O Baruch;


did drive them. 3 Thou didst say, Woe is me now!? for h ch.36.1,4,32

16 He & made many to fall, yea,k one the LORD hath added grief to my sorrow; I i Ps.18.14,39. fell upon another; and they said, Arise, fainted me in my sighing, and I find" no rest. & multiplied and let us go again to our own people, Thus shalt thou say unto him, The

the faller.

and to the land of our nativity, from the LORD saith thus, Behold, that which I k Le. 26. 37. oppressing sword. have built will I break down, and that 1 Job 23. 2. 17 They did cry there, Pharaoh king of which I have planted I will pluck up, mPs. 27. 13. Egypt is but a noise; he bath passed the even this whole land.

n Ps. 77.3, 4. time appointed. 5 And seekest thou great things for

o Is. 5. 5.

18 As I live, saith the King, whose thyself? seek them not :P for, behold, I P Mat. 6. 25.. name is the LORD of hosts, Surely as will bring evil 9 upon all flesh, saith the 32: Tabor is among the mountains, and as

Lu. 12. 15. but thy life will I give unto thee

I chap. 25. 26.

Carmel by the sea, so shall he come. for a prey in all places whither thou

Zep. 3. 8. 19 O thou daughter dwelling in Egypt, goest.

Ś make thee

Śfurnish thyself to go intor captivity: for CHAPTER XLVI.


Noph shall be waste and desolate without THE word of the LORD which came ments of

an inhabitant. to Jeremiah the prophet against theu captivity. 20 Egypt is like a very fairt heifer, but Gentiles;

r Is. 20. 4.

destruction cometh; it cometh out of the 2 Against Egypt, againstw the army of Schap.39.18. north., Pharaoh-necho

king of Egypt, which was tHo. 10. 11. 21 Also her hired men are in the midst by the river Euphrates in Carchemish, ch.25.15,&c of her like n fatted bullocks; for they also which Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon chap. 47.

2. are turned back, and are fled away togesmote in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the * 2.Ch: 35; 20. ther: they did not stand, because the day: son of Josiah king of Judah.


of their calamity was come upon them, 3 Ordery ye the buckler and shield,

and the time of their visitation. and draw near to battle.

n bullocks of

22 The voice thereof shall go like a

the stall, 4 Harness the horses; and get up, ye

serpent; for they shall march with an horsemen, and stand forth with your hel

* chap.50. 27.

army, and come against her with axes, as

De. 32. 35. mets; furbish the spears, and put on the

Ps. 37. 13.

hewers of wood. brigandines.

y ch.51.11,12.

23 They shall cut down her forest, saith 5 Wherefore have I seen them dis- Na. 2.1. the LORD, though it cannot be searched; mayed and turned away back ? and their z Re. 6. 15. because they are more than the grassmighty ones: are beaten down, and are O broken in hoppers, and are innumerable. fled Kapace, and look not back : fora fear pieces. 24 The daughter of Egypt shall be conwas round about, saith the LORD.

ka flight.

founded; she shall be delivered into the 6 Let not the swift flee away, nor the a chap.6.25. hand of the people of the north. mighty, man escape; they shall stumble, e 49.29. 25 The LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, and fall toward the north by the river • Ec. 9.11. saith, Behold, I will punish the multiEuphrates.

Am. 2. 14. tude of Nod and Pharaoh, and Egypt, 7 Who is this that cometh up as ae flood, 1 Amon, or, with their gods, and their kings;. even whose waters are moved as the rivers ?

nourisher. Pharaoh, and all them that trust in him : 8 Egypt riseth up like a flood, and his c Da.11.19, 22 26 AndI will deliver them into the waters are moved like the rivers ; and he a Na. 3. 8. hand of those that seek their lives, and saith, IV will go up, and will cover the e chap. 47. 2. into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of earth; I will destroy the city and the chap: 14.30. Babylon, and into the hand of his servants; inhabitants thereof.

g Ex. 15. 9.
h Is. 43. 1, 5.

and afterward it shall be inhabited, as in 9 Come up, ye horses ;, and rage, ye

the days of old, saith the LORD. chariots; and let the mighty men come

27 But fear not thou, O my servant forth; the u Ethiopians and the v Libyans,

v Put.

Jacob, and be not dismayed, 0 Israel : that handle the shield; and the Lydians, & Is: 13. 6.

i . 66. .

for, behold, I will save thạe from afar off, that handle and bend thei bow.

and thy seed from the land of their capti10 For this is the days of the Lord GOD

34. 6, 8.
63. 4.

vity; and Jacob shall return, and be in rest of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may Joel 1. 15.

and at ease, and none shall make him afraid. avenge him of his adversaries : and the De. 32. 42. 28 Fear thou not, O Jacob my servant, sword? shall devour, and it shall be mEze. 39. 17. saith the LORD; for I am with thee : for satiate and made drunk with their blood; Zep. 1. 7. I will make a fúll end of all the nations for the Lord God of hosts hath am sacri

whither I have driven thee; but I will not

M Cush.

The judgment of the Philistines. JEREMIAH, XLVIII. The judgment of Moab. make a full end of thee, but correct thee B. C. 607. saith the LORD, that I will send unto in measure; yeta will I not Bleave thee

him wanderers, that shall cause him to wholly unpunished.

a Is. 27. 7... wander, and shall empty his vessels, and CHAPTER XLVII.

He. 12.5..10) break their bottles. THE word of the LORD that came to

Re. 3. 19.

13 And Moab shall be ashamed of Che. Jeremiah the prophet against the

Philis- Bor; utterly mosh, as the house of Israel was ashamed tines, before that Pharaoh smote y Gaza.c

cut thee of; of Beth-ele their confidence.

6 Eze, 25. 15. 2 Thus saith the LORD, Behold, waters Zep. 2. 4,5.

14 How say ye, We are mighty and rise up out of the north,d' and shall be an

y Azzah,

strong men for the war? overflowing flood, and shall overflow the


15 Moab is spoiled, and gone up out of land, and all that is therein; the city, 4 Am. 1. 6..8. her cities, and his chosen young men and them that dwell therein: then the d chap. 46. are gone down to the slaughter, saith the men shall cry, and all the inhabitants of e1 Ki. 12. 29. King, whose name is the LORD of hosts. the land shall howl.

8 the fulness 16 The calamity of Moab is near to 3 At the noises of the stamping of the thereof: come, and his affliction hasteth fast. hoofs of his strong horses, at the rushing the choice 17 All ye that are about him, bemoan

him; and all ye that know his name, say, wheels, the fathers shall not look back to 19.40.30,34: Howi is the strong staff broken,

and the their children for feebleness of hands;

Na. 3. 2.

beautiful rod! 4 Because of the day that cometh to h chap.51.57. 18 Thou daughterk that dost inhabit spoil all the Philistines, and to cut off Ja. 5. 4. Dibon, come down from thy glory, and from Tyrus and Zidon every helper that i Is. 9. 4. sit in thirst; for the spoiler of Moab shall remaineth; for the LORD will spoil the 14.4,5,12. come upon thee, and he shall destroy thy Philistines, the remnant of the country k chap.46.19. strong holds. of Caphtor.?


19 inhabitant of Aroer," stand by 5 Baldness is come upon Gaza ;m. Ash-. Ge.10. 6.4. the way, and espy; ask him that fleeth, kelon is cut off with the remnant of their

and her that escapeth, and say, What is

O inhabivalley: how long wilt thou cut thyself?

done? 60 thou sword of the LORD, how long n De. 2. 36.


20 Moab is confounded; for it is broken will it be ere thou be quiet? *put up thy- De: 32. 41. down: howl and cry; tell ye it in Arnon, self into thy scabbard, rest, and be still. Eze.21.3..5. that Moab iş spoiled, 7 How can it be quiet, seeing the


21 And judgment is come upon the LORD hath given it a charger against Xcanst plain country; upon Holon, and upon Ashkelon, and against the sea shore? there


Jahazah, and upon Mephaath, hath he appointed it.

p Eze. 14. 17. 22 Anà upon Dibon, and upon Nebo, CHAPTER XLVIII.

a Mi. 6. 9. and upon Beth-diblathaim, AGAINST

Moabr thus saith the LORD "Is. XV. 23 And upon Kiriathaim, and upon of hosts, the God of Israel, Woe unto XVI. Beth-gamul, and upon Beth-meon, Nebo! for it is spoiled; Kiriathaim is

25. 10.

24 And upon Kerioth, and upon Bozconfounded and taken; i Misgab is con- Eze 25.8, 9. rah, and upon all the cities of the land of founded and dismayed.

Am. 2. 1, 2. Moab, far or near. 2 There shall be no more praise of high place. This arm" is broken, saith the LORD.


25 The horns of Moab is cut off, and Moab: in Heshbont they have devised

& Ps. 75. 10. evil against it; come, and let us cut it off Nu. 32. 37. 26 Make ye him drunken;" for he magfrom being a nation: also thou shalt be Eze. 30.

21. nified himself against the LORD:W Moab v cut down, O Madmen; the sword shall ch.25.16,17. also shall wallow in his vomit, and he pursue thee.

vor, brought also* shall be in derision. 3 A voice of crying shall be from Ho- to silence, 27 For was not Israelv a derision unto ronaim, spoiling and great destruction. Is. 15. 1. thee? Was he found among thieves ? for

4 Moab is destroyed; her little ones w Job 9. 4. since thou spakest of him, thou eskiphave caused a cry to be heard.

It go after. pedst for joy: 5 For in the going up of Luhith con- * La. 1. 21. 28 O ye that dwell in Moab, leave the tinual weeping_shall go up; for in the go- y Zep.2.8..10. cities, and dwell in the rock, and be like ing down of Horonaim the enemies have por, movedst the dove that maketh her nest in the sides heard a cry of destruction.

thyself. of the hole's mouth. 6 Flee, a save your lives, and be like o weeping 29. We have heard the pride of Moab, o the heath in the wilderness.

(he is exceeding proud), his loftiness, and 7 For because thou hast trusted in thy


his arrogancy, and his pride, and the

z Pr. 8. 13. works, and in thy treasures, thou shalt

Is. 13. 11.

haughtiness of his heart. also be taken; and Chemosho shall go

a chap. 51. 6.

30 I know his wrath, saith the LORD: forth into captivity, with his priestsd and Mar. 13.14.:) but it shall not be so; his “ lies shall not his princes together.

so effect it. 8 And the spoiler shall come upon every cor, a naked 31 Therefore will I howl for Moab, and city, and no city shall escape; the valley tree, I will cry out for all Moab; mine heart also shall perish, and the plain shall be 61 Ti. 6. 17. shall mourn for the men

of Kir-heres. destroyed, as the LORD hath spoken.

c Nu. 21. 29.

32 vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee 9 Give wings unto Moab, that it may flee

Ju. 11. 24.

with the weeping of Jazer; thy plants are and get away: for the cities thereof shall

d chap. 49. 3.

gone over the sea, they reach even to the be desolate, without any to dwell therein.

6 bars, or, sea of Jazer: the spoiler is fallen upon thy

those on 10 Cursede be he that doeth the work of

summer fruits, and upon thy vintage.

whom he the LORD x deceitfully, and cursed be he


33 And joy and gladness is taken from the that keepeth back his sword from blood.

e Ju. 5. 23.

plentiful field, and from the land of Moab; 11 Moab hath been at ease from his 1 Sa.15.3,9. and I have caused wine to fail from the youth, and he hath settled on his lees, 1 Ki. 20. 42. winepresses : none shall tread with shoutand hath not been emptied from vessel xor, negli- ing; their shouting shall be no shouting. to vessel, neither hath he gone into cap-gently. 34 From the cry of Heshbon even unto tivity: therefore his taste y remained in Zep. 1. 12. Elealeh, and even unto Jahaz, have they him, and his scent is not changed.

Vstood. uttered their voice, from Zoar even unto 12 Therefore, behold, the days come,

Horonaim, as an heifer


with weep.


three years The judgment of the Ammonites. JEREMIAH, XLIX.

The judgment of Edom. old; for the waters also of Nimrim shall B. C. 600. saith the Lord God of hosts, from all be B desolate.

those that be about thee, and ye shall 35 Moreover, I will cause to cease in B desolations. be driven out every man right forth; and Moab, saith the LORD, him that offereth a verse 39. none shall gather up him that wandereth. in the high places, and him that burneth chap.48.47. 6 And afterwarda I will bring again incense to his gods.

6 Eze. 25. 12, the captivity of the children of Ammon, 36 Therefore mine heart shall sound

&c. saith the LORD.

Am.1.11,12. for Moab like pipes, and mine heart shall

7 Concerning Edom, thus saith the

cOb. 8, &c. sound like pipes for the men of Kir-heres : 43055:12,13. LORD of hosts, Is wisdome po more in because the riches that he hath gotten are - chap. 47.6. Teman? is counseld, perished from the perished.

yor, they are

prudent? is their wisdom vanished ? 37 For every head shall be bald,e and every


8 Flee ye, y turn back, dwell deep,. O beard & clipped: upon all the hands shall


inhabitants of Dedan; for I will bring be cuttings, and upon they loins sackcloth. 8 diminished. the calamity of Esau upon him, the time

38 There shall be lamentation generally I chap.25.23. that I will visit him. upon all the housetops of Moab, and Ge. 37. 34. 9 If grapegatherers come to thee, would in the streets thereof: for I have broken chap.22.28. they not leave some gleaning, grapes ? if Moab like a vesselh wherein is no plea- Ro. 9. 21. thieves by night, they will destroy Śtill sure, saith the LORD.

Stheir suf- they have enough. 39 They shall howl, saying, How is it broficiency. 10 But I have made Esau bare, I have ken down! how hath Moab turned the nback i Mal. 1.3.

uncovered his secret places, and he shall with shame! so shall Moab be a derisionn neck. not be able

to hide himself: his seed is and a dismaying to all them about him. k Is. 17. 14. spoiled, and his brethren, and his neigh

40 For thus saith the LORD, Behold, 'chap. 49.22. bours, and he isk not. he shall fly as an eagle,' and shall spread

De. 28. 49. 11 Leave thy fatherless children, I will

Da. 7. 4. his wings m over Moab.

preserve them alive; and let thy widows

Hab. 1. 8. 41 Kerioth is taken, and the strong

trust in me.

m Is. 8. 8. holds are surprised, and the mighty men's

12 For thus saith the LORD, Behold, hearts in Moab at that day shall be as

e or, the

they whose judgment was not to drink of

cities. the heart of a womann in her pangs.

n Is. 21. 3.

the cup have assuredly drunken; and art 42 And Moab shall be destroyed from

Mi. 4.9.

thou he that shall altogether go unpun. being a people, becauseo he hath magni- overse 26. ished ? thou shalt not go unpunished, but fied himself against the LORD.

p Is. 24.17,18. thou shalt surely drink of it. 43 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, 9 Am. 6. 8. 13 For I have sworn by myself, saith shall be upon thee, Oʻinhabitant of Moab, Is. 34. 6. the LORD, that Bozrah' shall become a saith the LORD.

63. 1.

desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a 44 He that fleeth from the fear shall fall • Eze.7.25,26 curse; and all the cities thereof shall be into the pit; and he that getteth up out of chap. 11.23.

u 1 Sa. 2. 30.

perpetual wastes. the pit shall be taken in the snare: for I

Ps. 53. 5.

14 I have heard a rumours from the will bring upon it, even upon Moab, the

Ob. 2.

LORD, and an ambassador is sent unto the yeart of their visitation, saith the LORD. v Is. 25. 4, 5. heathen, saying, Gather ye together, and

45 They_that fled stood under the sha- 49. 25. come against her, and rise up to the battle. dow of Heshbon, because of the force : « children of 15 For, lo, I will make thee small among but a fire shall come forth out of Hesh- noise. the heathen, and despised“ among men. bon, and a flame from the midst of Sihon, - Am. 9. 2. 16 Thy terriblenesso hath deceived thee, and shall devour the corner of Moab, and a in cap- and the pride of thine heart, O thou that the crown of the head of the k tumultuous tivity. dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that

* ch.49.6, 39. holdest the height of the hill: though 46 Woe be unto thee, O Moab! the peo- y chap. 18. 16. thou shouldest make thy nest as high as ple of Chemosh perisheth: for thy sons

the eagle, I will bring thee down from are taken a captives, and thy daughters

u or, against.

thence, saith the LORD.

2 Eze. 21. 28. captives.

17 Also Edom shall be a desolation; 47 Yet* will I bring again the captivi.

25. 2, &c.

Am.1.13..15 every one that goeth by it shall be ty of Moab in the latter days, saith the Zep.2.8..10. astonished,y and shall hiss at all the LỌRD. Thus far is the judgment of Moab.

a chap.50.40. plagues thereof. CHAPTER XLIX.

De. 29. 23. 18 Asa in the overthrow of Sodom and CONCERNINGH the: Ammonites, Am. 4. 11. Gomorrah, and the neighbour cities there. thus saith the LORD, Hath Israel po sons? Ge.19.24,25 of, saith the LORD, no man shall abide hath be no heir? why then doth v their vor, Melcom. there, neither shall a son of man dwell in it. king, inherit Gad, and his people dwell cPs. 9. 6. 19 Behold, he shall come up like a lion in his cities?

d chap. 12. 5. from the swelling of Jordand against the 2 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith Ex. 15. 11. habitation of the strong: but I will sudthe LORD, that I will cause an alarm of

Is. 40. 25. denly make him run away from her; and war to be heard in Rabbah of the Ammon- * or, convent who is a chosen man, that I may appoint ites;, and it shall be a desolate heap, me in judg. over her? for whoe is like me? and who and her daughters shall be burned with Job 41. 10. will appoint me the time? and who is fire: then shall Israel be heir unto them

Ps. 76. 7.

that shepherd that will stand before me? that were his heirs, saith the LORD.

Re. 6. 17.

20 Therefore hear the counsels of the 3 Howl, o Heshbon; for Ai is spoiled: Ps. 33. 11. LORD, that he hath taken against Edom; cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird you k Job 6.19, 20. and his purposes, that he hath purposed with sackcloth; lament, and run to and por, Melcom, against the inhabitants of Teman Surely fro by the hedges : fore their king shall 1Ki.11.5,3. the least of the flock shall draw them out; go into captivity, and his priests and his cor, valley surely he shall make their habitations princes together.

floweth desolate with them. 4 Wherefore gloriest thou in the val- aray.

21 The earth is moved at the noise of leys, thy flowing valley, backsliding i chap. 48. 7. their fall, at the cry, the noise

thereof daughter? that trusted in her treasures, 7 weedy sea. was heard in the Red sea. saying, Whok shall come unto me?

k chap.21.13. 22 Behold, he shall come up and fly 5 Behold, I will bring a fear upon thee,

as the eagle, and spread his wings over


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Ps. 126.5,6. in a perpetual

Judgments of Kedar and of Elam. JEREMIAH, L.

The judgment of Babylon. Bozrah : and at that day shall the heart B. C. 600.

publish, and B set up a standard ; publish, of the mighty men of Edom be as the

and conceal not: say, Babylon is taken, heart of a woman in her pangs.

B lift up.

Belc is confounded, Merodach is broken 23 Concerning Damascus :a Hamatho a Is.17.1,&c. in pieces; her idols are confounded, her is confounded, and Arpad ; for they have Am. 1. 3..5. images are broken in pieces. heard evil tidings; they are ï faint- Zec. 9. 1, 2. 3 For out of the north there cometh up hearted: there is sorrow on the sea; it Is. 37. 13.

a nation against her, which shall make cannot be quiet.

c chap.51.44. her land desolate, and none shall dwell 24 Damascus is waxed feeble, and turn

Is. 46.1.

therein: they shall remove, they shall deeth herself to flee, and fear hath seized y melted. part, both man and beast. on her : anguish and sorrows have taken sor, as on. 4 Ind those days, and in that time, saith her, as a woman in travail.

d Ro.11.1,&c. the LORD, the children of Israel' shall 25 How is the city of praisee not left, e chap. 33. 9. come, they and the children of Judah tothe city of my joy!

Is. 1. 26. gether,e going, and weeping: they shall 26 Therefore her young men shall chap.50.30. go, and seeki the LORD their God. fall in her streets, and all the men of oHo. 1. 11. 5 They shall ask the way to Zionk with war_shall be cut off in that day, saith chap: 31, 9; their faces thitherward, saying, Come, the LORD of hosts.

Ezr.3.12,13 and let us join' ourselves to the LORD 27 And I will kindle a fire in the wall

Zec. 12. 10.

m covenant that shall not of Damascus, and it shall consume the

Ac. 2. 37.

be forgotten. palaces of Ben-hadad.

i Ho. 3. 5.

6. My people hath been lost" sheep; 28 Concerning Kedar," and concern- k Ps. 84. 7. their shepherds have caused them to go ing the kingdoms of Hazor, which Nebu- 1 Ac. 11. 23. astray, they have turned them away on chadrezzar king of Babylon shall smite, 2 Co. 8. 5. the mountains : they have P gone from thus saith the LORD, Arise ye, go up to mch.31.33,34. mountain to hill, they have forgotten

Ca. 8. 6. Kedar, and spoil the men of the east.

their Śrestingplace.

Is. 55. 3. 29 Their tents 9 and their flocks shall

n Is.21.13..17

7 All that found them have devoured they take away: they shall take to them

o Is. 53. 6.

them :8 and their adversaries said, We selves their curtains, and all their ves- 1 Pe. 2. 25. offendt not, because u they have sinned sels, and their camels; and they shall cry chap.3.6,23 against the LORD,, the habitation of unto them, Fear is on every side.

9 Ps. 120. 5. justice; even the 'LORD, the hopew of 30 Flee, 'n get you far off, dwell deep, O

their fathers.

Ś place to lie ye inhabitants of Hazor, saith the LORD ;

doron in,

8 Remover out of the midst of Babylon, for Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath Ps. 23. 2. and go forth out of the land of the Chaldeans, taken counsel against you, and hath con- - Ca. 1.7, 8. and be as the he goats before the flocks. ceived a purpose against you.

& Ps. 79. 7. 9 For, lo, I will raise, and cause to come 31 Arise, get you up unto the wealthy tchap. 2. 3. up against 'Babylon, an assembly of great nation, that dwelleth without care, saith u Da. 9. 6. nations from the north country: and they the LORD, which y have neither gates • Ps. 90. 1. shall set themselves in array against her; nor bars, which dwell: alone.

nflit greatly. from thence she shall be taken: their ar32 And their camels shall be a booty,

10 Ps. 22. 4.

rows shall be as of a mighty Kexpert and the multitude of their cattle a spoil; *ch. 51.6,45. man; none shall return in vain. and I will scatter into all winds them that Is. 49. 20. 10 And Chaldea shall be a spoil : all that are a in the utmost corners; and I will

spoil her shall be satisfied, saith the LORD.

O or, that is bring their calamity from all sides there

11 Because ye were glad, because ye of, saith the LORD. 33 And Hazor shall be a dwelling for Eze. 38. 11. rejoiced, o ye destroyers of mine her

z Nu. 23. 9.

tage; because ye are grown u fat as the dragons,a and a desolation for ever: there Mi. 7. 14.

| heifer at grass, and v bellow as bulls; shall no man abide there, nor any son of

12 Your mother shall be sore confoundman dwell in it.

kor, destroy, ed; she that bare you shall be ashamed; 34 The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet against

Elams in cut of into behold, the hindermost of the nations shali

be a wilderness, a dry land, and a desert.

corners, or, the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah

13 Because of the wrathc of the LORD

that have king of Judah, saying,

the corners

it shall not be inhabited, but it shall be 35 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Be

wholly d desolate: every one that goeth hold, I will break the bow of Elam, the hair polled. by Babylon shall be astonished, and hiss chief of their might.

at all her plagues. 36. And upon Élam will I bring the four w big, or,


14 Put yourselves in array against Bawinds from the four quarters of heaven,

bylon round about: all ye that bend the

a Mal. 1.3. and will scatter them toward all those

bow, shoot at her, spare no arrows; for winds; and there shall be no nation whi- vor, neigh she hath sinned against the LORD. ther the outcasts of Elam shall not come.

as steeds.

15 Shout against her round about; she 37 For I will cause Elam to be dismay- chap: 25.25. hath given her hand: her foundations

Is. 22. 6. ed before their enemies, and before them

are fallen, her walls are thrown down; that seek their life ; and I will bring evil 4 chap.25.12. take vengeance upon her: a89 she hath

. Zec. 1. 15. for it is the vengeances of the LORD: upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword; Is. 63. 4. done, do unto her. after them, till I have consumed them: y Re. 18. 6. .16 Cut off the sower from Babylon, and 38 And I will set my throne in Elam,

him that handleth the a sickle in the time and will destroy from thence the king hverse 6.

or, scythe.

of harvest: for fear of the oppressing sword and the princes, saith the LORD.

i2 Ki. 17. 6.

they shall turn every one to his people, and 39 But" it shall come to pass in the k2 Ri. 24.10, they shall flee every one to his own land. latter days, that I will bring again the

&c. 17 Israel is a scattered sheep, the lions captivity of Elam, saith the LORD.

1 Is. XIII. have driven him away; firsti the king of CHAPTER L.

XXI. Assyria hath devoured him, and last THE word that the LORD spake against XLVII. this. Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon Babylon,' and against the land of the p by the hath broken his bones. Chaldeans, p by Jeremiah the prophet.

hand of

18 Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts, 2 Declare ye among the nations, and

the God of Israel, Behold, I will punish

at ease.

of their


yor, visita.

The redemption of Israel.

JEREMIAH, LI. The judgment of Babylon. the king of Babylon and his land, as I B. C. 595. upon their chariots, and upon all the haveq punished the king of Assyria.

mingled people that are in the midst 19 And I will bring Israel again to his a Is.37.36..38 of her; and they shall become as wohabitation, and he shall feed on Carmele 6 ch.25.20,24. men :d a sword is upon her treasures ; and Bashan, and his soul shall be satis. Eze. 30. 5. and they shall be robbed. fied upon mount Ephraim and/ Gilead. c chap.33.12.

38 A drought is upon her waters; and 20 In those days, and in that time, saith Is. 65.9, 10. they shall be driedy up: for it is the land the LORD, the iniquity of Israel shall be

Eze. 34. 13.. of graven images, and they are mad up

15. sought" for, andi there shall be none; and the

on their idols.

chap.51.30. sins of Judah, and they shall not be found :

e Mi.7.14,18.

39 Therefore the wild beasts of the defor I will pardon them whom I k reserve. s Ca. 6, 5. sert, with the wild beasts of the islands,

21 Go up against the land of B Merathaim, Is. 44. 27. shall dwell there, and the owls shall dwell even against it, and against the inhabitants Re. 16. 12. therein: and it shall be no more inhabited of y Pekod :? waste and utterly destroy af. Ro.8.33,34. for ever:m neither shall it be dwelt in ter them, saith the LORD, and do accord- i Ps. 103. 12. from generation to generation.

Ro. 5. 16. ing to all" that I have commanded thee.

40 As God overthrew Sodom and Gomor

k Is. 6. 13. 22 A soundp of battle is in the land, 2 Pe: 3.15. rah, and the neighbour cities thereof, saith and of great destruction.

the LORD; so shall no man abide there, nei. 23 How is the hammer? of the whole earth Bor, the ther shall any son of man dwell therein.

rebels. cut asunder and broken! how is Babylon

41 Behold, a people shall come from become a desolation among the nations!

the north," and a great nation, and 24 I have laid a snares for thee, and thou tion, manyt kings shall be raised up from art also taken, O Babylon, andu thou wast not i Eze. 23. 23. the coasts of the earth. aware: thou art found, and also caught, be- mchap.25.12. 42 They shall hold the bow and the

Is. 13. 20. cause thou hast striven against the LORD.

lance; they are cruel, and will not shew 25 The LORD hath opened his ar


• Ge.19.24,25 and they shall ride upon horses, every moury, and hath brought forth the wea

mercy: their voice shall roar like the sea, pongw of his indignation : for this is the work of the Lord GOD of hosts in the a chap. 51.20 one put in array, like a man to the battle,

Is. 14. 6. against thee, o daughter of Babylon. land of the Chaldeans.

r chap. 6. 22.

43 The king of Babylon hath heard the 26 Come against her from the utmost * Eo. 9. 12. report of them, and his hands waxed border, open her storehouses; Ścast her tchap.51.27. feeble; anguish: took hold of him, and up as heaps, and destroy her utterly: let Re. 17. 16. pangs as of a woman in travail. nothing of her be left.

u Da.5.30,31, 44 Behold, he shall come up like a lion 27 Slay all her bullocks;y let them go • Is.13.17,18. from the swelling of Jordan unto the down to the slaughter: woe unto them! 10 Ps. 45.3, 5. habitation of the strong; but I will make

Is. 13. 5. for their day is come, the time of their

them suddenly run away from her: anà

end. visitation.

who is a chosen man, that I may appoint 28 The voice of them that flee and es. Šor, tread.

over her? for who is like me? and who cape out of the land of Babylon, to declare 2 Da. 5. 6. will n appoint me the time? and who is in Zion the vengeancea of the LORD our y chap: 46.21. that shepherd that will stand before me?

Is. 34. 7. God, the vengeance of his temple.

45 Therefore hear ye the counsel of the 29° Call together the archers against nor, convent LORD that he hath taken against BabyBabylon: all ye that bend the bow,

me to

lon, and his purposes that he hath purcamp against it round about ; let none plead. posed against the land of the Chaldeans ; thereof

escape : recompense d her accord- : Job 41. 10. Surely the least of the flock shall draw ing to her work; according to all that a ch.51.10,11. them out; surely he shall make their

6 La. 1. 10. she hath done, do unto her: for she hath

habitation desolate with them. been proud against the Lord, against Is.14.21,27. 1on the earth is moved, and the cry is

2. 6, 7.

46 At the noise of the taking of Babythe Holy One of Israel.

30 Therefore shall her young men fall e Re.18.9,15. hearde among the nations. in the streets, and all her men of war shall

CHAPTER LI. be cut off in that day, saith the LORD.

pride. Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will 31 Behold, I am against thee, O thou « heart.

raise up against Babylon, and against most proud, saith the Lord God of cha 4. 11,12. them that dwell in the midst of them that hosts : for thy day is come, the time that 2 Ki. 19, 7; rise up against me, a destroying wind; I will visit thee.

7 chap. 15. 7.

2 And will send unto Babylong fan

Mat. 3. 12, 32 And 0 the most proud shallk. stum- Pr. 16. 18. pers, that shall fan her, and shall empty ble and fall, and none shall raise him up:

18. 12.

her land: for in the day of trouble they and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and i Re. 18. 8. shall be against her round about. it shall devour all round about him.

k Is. 47. 4. 3. Against him that bendeth let the 33 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, The Ichap. 49.26. archer bend his bow, and against him children of Israel and the children of m Is. 51. 22. that lifteth himself up in his brigandine: Judah were oppressed together; and all Ho. 1. 10. and spare ye not her young men ; dethat took them captives held them fast;

o Is. 44. 21.

stroy ye utterly all her host.

49.14,15. they refused to let them go.

4 Thus the slain shall fall in the land 34 Their Redeemer is strong;k the Zec. 2; 12.

of the Chaldeans, and they that are thrust LORD of hosts is his name; he shall a chap. 31.37. through' in her streets. throughly plead their cause, that he Mi.7.18..20. 5 For Israel" hath not beeno forsaken, may give rest to the land, and disquiet ch.50.8,&c. por Judah P of his God, of the LORD of the inhabitants of Babylon.

Ge.19.16,17. hosts; though their land was filled with 35 A sword is upon the Chaldeans, Is. 47. 13. sin against the Holy One of Israel. saith the LORD, and upon the inhabita bars, or, 6 Fleer out of the midst of Babylon, ants of Babylon, and upon her princes, chief stays. and deliver every man his soul; be not and upon her wises men.

t Is. 44. 25. cut off in her iniquity: for this is the 36 A sword is upon the ^ liars ;ť and 2 Th.2.11. time of the LORD's vengeance; he will they shall dote: a sword is upon her v ch.25.14,16. render unto her a recompence.", mighty men; and they shall be dismayed. 10 Re. 17.4. Babylon hath been a golden cup w in 37 X sword is upon their horses, and

the LORD's hand, that made all the earth

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