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32 Until I come and take you away to a Land like your own Land, a Land of Corn and Wine, a Land of Bread and Vineyards, a Land of Oyl-olive, and of Honey, that ye may live and not die: and hearken not unto Hezekiah, when he persuadeth you, saying, The LORD will deliver us.

33 Hath any of the Gods of the Nations delivered at all his Land out of the Hand of the King of Aflyria?

34 Where are the Gods of Hamath, and of Arpad? where are the Gods of Sepharvaim, Hena, and Ivah? have they

.., 35 Whoamaria out of mine Hena, and Iv.

35 Who are they among all the Gods of the Countries that have delivered their Countrey out of mine Hand, that the LORD should deliver Jerusalem out of mine Hand?

36 But the People held their peace, and answered him not a Word: for the King's Commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

37 Then came Eliakim the Son of Hilkiah, which was over the Houshold, and Shebna the Scribe, and Joah the Son of Asaph the Recorder, to Hezekiah with their Cloathş rent, and told him the Words of Rab-shakeh.

II. KINGS, CHA P. XIX. i Hezekiah mourning, sendeth to Isaiah to pray for them,

6 Isaiah comforteth them. 8 Sennacherib going to encounter Tirhakah, séndeth a blasphemious Letter to Hezekiah: 14 His Prayer. 20 Isaiah his Prophecy of the Pride and DeftruEtion of Sennacherib, and the Good of Zion. 35 An Angel Nayeth the Assyrians. 36 Sennacherib is pain at Nineveh by his own Sons.

Ver. 1 AND * it came to pass when King Hezekiah heard

n it, that he rent his Cloaths, and covered himielf with Sackcloth, and went into the House of the LORD.

2 And he sent Eliakim; and Shebna, and the Elders of the Priests, covered with Sackcloth, to Isaiah the Prophet.

3. And they said unto him, Thus faith Hezekiah, This Day is a Day of Trouble, and of Rebuke and Blafphemy; for the Children are come to the Birth, and there is not Strength to bring forth.

* Sre Isaiah xxxvi, xxxvii,

for the Rhes of Kingen, Thus Haaid of thehe King

6 So the Serva Remnant theard: When the words to res

4 It may be the LORD thy God will hear all the Words of Rab-shakeh whom the King of Assyria hath sent to reproach the living God; and will reprove the Words which the LORD thy God hath heard : Wherefore lift up THY Prayer for the Remnant that are left.

5 So the Servants of King Hezekiah came to Isaiah.

6 And Ifaiah said unto them, Thus shall ye say to your Master, Thus faith the LORD, Be not AFRAID of the Words which thou hast heard, with which the Servants of the King of Allyria have BLASPHEMED me.

7 Behold, I will send a Blast upon him, and he shall hear a Rumour, and shall return to his own Land, and I will cause him to fall by the Sword in his own Land.

8 So Rab-shakeh returned, and found the King of Allya' ria warring against Libnah.

9 And when he heard say of Tirhakah King of Ethiopia, Behold, he is come out to fight against thee : he sent Mefe sengers again unto Hezekiah, saying,

10 Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah: Let not thy God in whom thou trustest, deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be delivered into the Hand of the King of Af syria.

11 Behold, thou hast heard what the Kings of Aflyria have done to all Lands, by destroying them utterly : and shalt thou be delivered?

12 Have the Gods of the Nations delivered them which my Fathers have destroyed; as Gozan, and Haran, and Rezeph, and the Children of Eden which were in Thelafar?

13 Where is the King of Hamath, and the King of Are pad, and the King of the City of Sepharvaim, of Henah, and Ivah ?

14 And Hezekiah received the Letter, and read it: and Hezekiah went up into the House of the LORD, and spread it before the LORD.

15 And Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said, O LORD God of Israel, which dwellest between the Cherubims, thou art the God, even thou ALONE of all the Kingdoms of the Earth, thou hast made Heaven and Earth.

16 LORD, bow down thine Ear, and hear: Open, LORD, thine Eyes, and see: And hear the Words of Sennacherib which hath sent him to reproach the living God.

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17 Of a truth, LORD, the Kings of Allyria have destroyed the Nations, and their Lands,

18 And have cast their Gods into the Fire : for they were no Gods, but the Work of Mens Hands, Wood and Stone : therefore they have destroyed them.

19 • Now therefore, 0 Pfal. xviii. 1 I will love thee, O LORD our God, I beseech Lord, my STRENGTH. thee. SAVE thou us out of - 2 The Lord is my Rock, and my

FORTRESS, and my DELIVERER, my his Hand, that all the King- God, my STRENGTH in whom I will doms of the Earth may KNOW TRUST, my Buckler, and the Horn of

on my SALVATION, and my high Tower. that Thou art the LORD God, thal THOU at mc LORD VOD, 3 I will call upon the LORD, who even THOU ONLY.

is worthy to be PRAISED : [o fhail I 20 Then Isaiah the Son of be saved from mine Ecemies.

6 In my DISTRESS I called upon Amos sent to Hezekiah, fay

ekran, lay- the Lord, and cried unto my God: ing, Thus faith the LORD He heard my Voice out of his TemGod of Israel, That which ple, and my Cry came before him,

even into his Ears. thou hast prayed to me against

agamit 14 He tent out his Arrows, and Sennacherib King of Aflyria, SCATTERED them; and he shot out I have heard.

Lightnings, and discomfited them.

16 He lent from Above, he took 21 This is the Word that the me, he drew me out of many WaLORD hath spoken concern- ters. ind him The Virgin of the 17 He delivered me from my

STRONG ENEMY, and from them Daughter of Zion hath de- which hated me : for they were too spised thee, and laughed thee SIRONG for me. to Scorn the Duehrer of to Scorn, the Daughter of Je

18 They prevented me in the Day

Jo, of my Calainiiy : but the LORD was rusalem hath shaked her Head my siay. . at thee.

27 For thou wilt save the affiliated 22 Whom haft thou re

People : but wilt bring down high

Looks. proached and blasphemed ? 30 As for God, his way is pegand against whom hast thou FECT: the Word of the Lord is tri

ed: he is a BUCKLER to all those that exalted thy Voice, and lift

TRUST in him. up thine Eyes on high? Even 31 For who is God save the LORD? against the Holy One of If- or who is a Rock save our God!

47 It is God that AVENGETH me, rael.

and fubdueth the People under me. 23 By thy Messengers thou 48 He delivereth me from mine hast reproached the LORD,

ENEMIES : yea, thou lifteft me up

above those that rise up against me: and hast said, With the mul

thou hast delivered me from the vio titude of my Chariots I am OLENT Man. come up to the height of the 49 Therefore will I give Thanks Mountains, to the sides of Le- then : and fing Praises unto thy

unto thee, O LORD, among the Heabanon, and will cut down the Name. tall Cedar-trees thereof, and OG

to his Kino: and theweth Mercy to the choice Fir-trees thereof:




and I will enter into the his Anointed, to David, and to his

nd Seed for evermore. Lodgings of his Borders, and

Psal. cxv, 1 Not unto us, O LORD, into the Forest of his Car- not unto us, but unto thy Name give mel.

GLORY, for thy Mercy. and for thy

In Truth's Sake. 24 I have digged and drunk

. 2 Wherefore should the Heathen strange Waters, and with the say, Where is now their God? Sole of my Feet have I dried 3 But our God is in the HEAVENS, up all the Rivers of besieged

he hath done whatsoever he pleased.

4 Their Idols are Silver and Gold, Places.

the Work of Mens Hands. 25 Hast thou not heard

8 They that make them, are like

unto them, so is every one that truftlong ago, how I have done it, eth in them. and of ancient times, that I 90 Ifrael, trust thou in the LORD: have formed it? now have I dite me how I he is their Help and their SHIELD,

Pal.lxxxix. 6 For who in the Hea: brought it to pass, that thou ven can be compared unto the Lord? shouldest be brought to lay who among the Sons of the M waste fenced Cities into ru

can be likened unto the LORD!

7 God is greatly to be feared in inous Heaps.

the Assembly of the Saints : and to 26 Therefore their Inha

be had in Reverence of all them that

are about him. bitants were of small Power,

13 Thou hast a mighty Arm : they were dismayed, and con- Itrong is thy Hand, and high is thy founded, they were as the Right Hand.

18 For the LORD is our DEFENCE: Grass of the Field, and as and the

as and the Holy One of Israel is our the green Herb, as the Grass King. on the House-tops, and as Corn blasted before it is grown up.

27 But I know thy abode, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy Rage against me. · 28 Because thy Rage against me, and thy Tumult is come up into mine Ears, therefore I will put my Hook in thy Nose, and my Bridle in thy Lips, and I will turn thee back by the Way by which thou cameít.

29 And this shall be a Sign unto thee, Ye shall eat this Year such Things as grow of themselves, and in the second Year that which springeth of the same, and in the third Year sow ye and reap, and plant ye Vineyards, and eat the Fruits thereof.

30 And the Remnant that is escaped of the House of Judah, shall yet again take root downward, and bear Fruit upward.

31 For out of Judah shall go forth a Remnant, and they that escape out of Mount Zion : the Zeal of the Lord of Hosts Thall do this. 32 Thercfore thus faith the LORD concerning the King

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of Assyria, He shall not come into this City, nor shoot an Arrow there, nor come before it with Shield, nor cast a Bank against it.

33 By the way that he came, by the same shall he return, and shall not come into this City, faith the LORD.

34 For I will defend this City to save it, for mine own Sake, and for my Servant David's Sake.

35 P And it came to pass P Psal. xxxiv. 3 O magnify the that Night, that the ANGEL LORD with me, and let us exalt his of the LORD went out, and N eLoDo went out and Name together.

4 I sought the LORD, and he heard smote in the Camp of the Af me, and delivered me from all my syrians, an HUNDRED FOUR- Fears.

s They looked unto him, and were SCORE AND MIVE THOU- lightned: and their faces were not SAND: and when they arose ashamed. early in the Morning, behold,_6 This poor Man CRIED, and the

Lord heard him; and SAVED him out they were all dead Corples. of all his Troubles.

36 So Sennacherib King of 7 The Angel of the Lord enAlluria departed, and went camreth round about them that FEAR

hiin, and delivereth them, and returned, and dwelt at 8 O caste and see that the LORD Nineveh.

is GOOD : blefled is the Man that

TRUSTETH in him. 37. And it came to pass, as TRU

Psal. xci. 1 He that dwelleth in the he was worshipping in the seciet Place of the most High, shall House of Nisroch bis God, abide under the Shadow of the Althat Adrammelech and Sha

2 I will say of the LORD, He is my rezer his Sons smote him with REFUGE and iny FORTRESS : my God, the Sword : and they escaped in him will I TRUST. into the Land of Ármenin into the Land of Armenia ; TÉRFOUR by Night: nor for the AR

s Thou shalt not be afraid for the and Esar-haddon his Son reign- Row that flieth by Day. ed in his stead.

7 A THOUSAND thall fall at thy

side, and TEN THOUSAND at thy Right Hand: but it (all not come nigh chee.

& Only with thine Eyes shalt thou behold, and see the Reward of the Wicked.

9 Because thou haft made the LORD which is my Refuge, even the most High, thy Habitation :

11 For he shall give his ANGELS Charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy Ways.

Heb. i. 7 And of the ANGELS he faith, who maketh his Angels SPIRITS, and his MINISTERS a FLAME of FIRE

14 Are they not all MINISTRING SPIRITS, sent forth to minister for them who Thall be Heirs of SALVATION?

P/al. lxxvi. I In Judah is God known, his Name is GREAT in Israel

3 There brake he the Arrows of the Bow, the Shield, and the Sword, and the Baltie.

s The Stout-hearred are spoiled, they have Nept their Sleep, and none of the Men of Might have found their Hands.

7 Thou, even thou art to be feared, and who may stand in thy light when thou art angry?

10 Surely


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