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For love is strong as death;
she shall be spoken for? If she be a wall, we will build upon her a palace of
silver: And if she be a door, we will inclose her with boards
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers:
sand pieces of silver.
My vineyard, which is mine, is before me:
Thou, O Solomon, must have a thousand,
THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET
THE vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he
saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
HEAR, O heavens, and give ear, O earth:
more? Ye will revolt more and more: The whole head is sick, and the whole heart
faint. From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it;
But wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores: They have not been closed, neither bound up, nei
ther mollified with ointment. Your country is desolate, Your cities are burned with fire: Your land, strangers devour it in your presence, And it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers. And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a
vineyard, As a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, As a besieged city. Except the Lord of hosts had left unto us a very
small remnant, We should have been as Sodom, And we should have been like unto Gomorrah.
Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom;
sacrifices unto me? saith the Lord: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat
of fed beasts; And I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of
lambs, or of he goats. When ye come to appear before me, Who hath required this at your hand, to tread my