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The restoration of the church. ZECHARIAH.-CHAP. III..V. The vision of the flying roll. vants: and ye shall know that the LORD of 4B.M: 3186 saying, This is the word of the Lord unto hosts hath sent me.

Zerubbabel, saying, Not by d might, nor by 10 1 Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts. for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of

7 Who art thou, O great mountain ? before thee, saith the LORD.

Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain : and he
11 And many nations shall be joined to the - De.32.9. shall bring forth the head-stone thereof with
Lord in that day, and shall be my people: and shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it.
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shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me, saying,
me unto thee.

9 The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the 12 And the LORD shall inherit " Judah his por

foundation of this house; his hands shall tion in the holy land, and shall choose • Jeru

also finish 'it; and thou shalt know that the salem again.

an adeer Lord of hosts hath sent me unto you. 13 Be silent, О all flesh, before the Lord: for

10 For who hath despised the day of small he is raised up out of his holy habitation.

things ? & for they shall rejoice, and shall see CHAPTER III.

d be his ad. the b plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel 1 Under the type of Joshua, the restoration of the church, 8 Christ the Branch is pro

with those seven; they are the eyes of the e bele 2,23. LORD, which run to and fro through the whole

Re. 129 standing before the angel of the Lord, and

earth. Satan «standing at his right hand to dresist him. Am 1.11. 11 | Then answered I, and said unto him, 2 And the Lord said unto Satan, The Lord 12616 What are these two olive trees upon the right rebuke e thee, O Satan; even the Lord that

side of the candlestick and upon the left side hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke thee: is not

thereof? this a brand 'plucked out of the fire ?

12 And I answered again, and said unto him, 3 Now Joshua was clothed with 5 filthy gar- i 2Sa 1213. | What be these two olive branches which ments, and stood before the angel.

through the two golden pipes empty , the 4 And he answered and spake unto those

golden oil out of themselves ? that stood before him, saying, Take away

13 And he answered me and said, Knowest the filthy garments from him. And unto him

thou not what these be ? And I said, No, my he said, Behold, I h have caused thine iniquity

Jord. to pass i from thee, and I will clothe thee with

14 Then said he, These I are the two m anointchange jof raiment.

ed ones, that stand " by the Lord of the whole 5 And I said, Let them set a fair k mitre upon

earth. his head. So they set a fair mitre upon his • ISILI.

CHAPTER V. head, and clothed him with garments. And p Re.5.6.

1 By the flying roll is showed the curse of thieves and swearers. 5 By a woman

pressed in an epurk, the final damnation of Babylon. the angel of the Lord stood by.


HEN I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, 6 T And the angel of the Lord protested unto bor, seton and looked, and behold a flying a roll. Joshua, saying,

2 And he said unto me, What seest thou ? 7 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; If thou wilt And I answered, I see a flying roll; the length walk in my ways, and if thou wilt keep my thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth I charge, then thou shalt also judge my house,

thereof ten cubits. and shalt also keep my courts, and I will give d or, army. 3 Then said he unto me, This is the curse theem places to walk among these that stand by. that goeth forth over the face of the whole 8 | Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, thou,

earth: for every one that stealeth shall be and thy fellows that sit before thee : for they cut off as on this side according to it; and are men "wondered at: for, behold, I will bring every one that sweareth shall be cut off as on forth my servant the "BRANCH.

that side according to it. 9 For behold the stone that I have laid before

4 I will bring it forth, saith the Lord of hosts, Joshua ; upon one stone shall be seven p eyes:

and it shall enter into the house of the thief, behold, I will engrave the graving thereof, saith's done of and into the house of him that sweareth 4 false. the Lord of hosts, and I will remove the ini

ly by my name: and it shall remain in the quity of that land in one day.

midst of his house, and shall consume it with 10 In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, shall

the timber thereof and the stones thereof. ye call every man his neighbour under the

51 Then the angel that talked with me went vine and under the fig tree.

forth, and said unto me, Lift up now thine CHAPTER IV.

eyes, and see what is this that goeth forth.

6 And I said, What is it? And he said, This AN ND the angel that talked with me came i Re. 11.4. is an ephah that goeth forth. He said moreagain, and waked me, as a man that is

over, This is their resemblance through all wakened out of his sleep,

the earth. 2 And said unto me, What seest thou ? And a c.6.3. 7 And behold, there was lifted up a 'talent of I said, I have looked, and behold a candle

lead : and this is a woman that sitteth in the stick all of gold, with a a bowl upon the top

midst of the ephah. of it, and his seven lamps thereon, and

8 And he said, This is wickedness. And he pipes to the seven lamps, which are upon the

cast it into the midst of the ephah; and he cast top thereof:

the weight of lead upon the mouth thereof. 3 And two olive trees by it, one upon the

9 Then lifted I up mine eyes, and looked, right side of the bowl, and the other upon the

and, behold, there came out two women, and left side thereof.

the wind was in their wings; for they had 4 So I answered and spake to the angel that I Le 19.12 wings like the wings of a stork: and they talked with me,saying, What are these, my lord? lifted up the ephah between the earth and the 5 Then the angel that talked with me answer


for, velghty ed and said unto me, Knowest thou not what

10 Then said I to the angel that talked with these be? And I said, No, my lord.

me, Whither do these bear the ephah ? 6 Then he answered and spake unto me,

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The vision of the chariots. ZECHARIAH.-CHAP. VI..VIII. Hypocrisy in fasts reprored. in the land of h Shinar: and it shall be esta-14 M. 3485. 4 Then came the word of the Lord of hosts blished, and set there upon her own base.

unto me, saying, CHAPTER VI.

5 Speak unto all the people of the land, and 1 The vision of the four charious 9 By the crowns of Joshua is showed the temple Re.6.2.5. to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and

ND I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, and bor strong. mourned in the fifth and seventh month, even

looked, and, behold, there came four c or, winds. those • seventy years, did ye at all fast unto chariots out from between two mountains; a Be.1.14. me, even to me ? and the mountains were mountains of brass.

6 And when ye did eat, and when ye did 2 In the first chariot were red - horses; and drink, 4 did not ye eat for yourselves, and in the second chariot black horses;

drink for yourselves? 3 And in the third chariot wbite horses; and 'Lol.1.7 7 e Should ye not hear the words which the in the fourth chariot grizzled and • bay horses. Lord hath cried by the former prophets,

4 Then I answered and said unto the angel F.zc. 16.12, when Jerusalem was inhabited and in prosthat talked with me, What are these, my lord ? perity, and the cities thereof round about her, 5 And the angel answered and said unto me, when men inhabited the south and the plain? These are the four spirits of the heavens,

8 | And the word of the LORD came unto which go forth + from • standing before the Zechariah, saying, Lord of all the earth.

9 Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying 6 The black horses which are therein go k1013.9. & Execute true judgment, and show mercy forth into the north country; and the white go and compassions every man to his brother : forth after them; and the grizzled go forth

10 And oppress not the widow, nor the fathertoward the south country.

less, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none 7 And the bay went forth, and sought to go of you imagine evil against his brother in that they might walk to and fro through the

your heart. earth: and he said, Get you hence, walk to

11 But they refused to hearken, and pulled and fro through the earth. So they walked away the shoulder, and i stopped their ears, to and fro through the earth.

that they should not hear. 8 Then cried he upon me, and spake unto

12 Yea, they made their hearts as an jadame, saying, Behold, these that go toward the mant stone, lest they should hear the law, and north country have 5 quieted my spirit in the

the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent north country.

A MI 316 in his spirit by the former prophets: there9 || And the word of the Lord came unto me, 9 Ro 16.26. fore I came a great wrath from the LORD of saying,

a entreat the hosts. 10 Take of them of the captivity, eren of face of. 13 Therefore it is come to pass, that as he Heldai, of Tobijah, and of Jedaiah, which are cried, and they would not hear; m so they come from Babylon, and come thou the same cried, and I would not hear, saith the LORD day, and go into the house of Josiah the son of of hosts: Zephaniah;

14 But I scattered them with a whirlwind 11 Then take silver and gold, and make among all the nations whom they knew not.

crowns, and set them upon the head of Thus the land was desolate after them, that Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest ;

no man passed through nor returned: for 12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus speak- hand of. they laid the p pleasant land desolate. eth the Lord of hosts, saying, Behold the man

CHAPTER VIII. whose name is The i BRANCH; and he shall

favour to them. 16 Good works are required of them. 18 Joy and enlargement en igrow up out of his place, and he shall build heaven k the temple of the Lord:

A GAIN the word of the Lord of hosts came 13 Even he shall build the temple of the Lord;

, and he i shall bear the glory, and shall sit and

2 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; I a was jearule upon his throne; and he shall be a priest Ne 9.2. lous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was m upon his throne: and the counsel of peace jealous for her with great fury. n shall be between them both.

3 Thus saith the LORD ; I am returned unto 14 And the crowns shall be to Helem, and to 1 Da.9.11. Zion, and will dwell in the midst of JerusaTobijah, and to Jedaiah, and to Hen'the son lem : and Jerusalem shall be called a city of of Zephaniah, for a memorial • in the temple truth; and the mountain of the LORD of hosts of the Lord.

o De.28.33, the holy d mountain. 15 And they that are far off p shall come and

4 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; • There shall build in the temple of the Lord, and ye shall yet old men and old women dwell in the know that the Lord of hosts hath sent me un

streets of Jerusalem, and every man with his to you. And this shall come to pass, if ye b staff in his hand for ' very age. will diligently 9 obey the voice of the Lord

5 And the streets of the city shall be full of your God.

boys and girls playing in the streets thereof. CHAPTER VII.

6 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Ifit be & marI The captiven inquire of fasting. 4 Zechariah reproveth their fasting. 8 Sin the

vellous in the eyes of the remnant of this peoAND it came to pass in the fourth year of sociales en ple in these days, should " it also be marvellous


in mine eyes ? saith the Lord of hosts. came unto Zechariah in the fourth day of the 19:420, Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Behold, I ninth month, even in Chisleu;

I will save my people from the east country, 2 When they had sent unto the house of God

and from the west country ; Sherezer and Regem-melech, and their men, 1 country, 8 And « I will bring them, and they shall to « pray before the LORD,

in doron dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: 1 and they 3 And to speak unto the priests which were in Mal.1.12" shall be my people, and I will be their God, in the house of the Lord of hosts, and to the pro- k c.13.9. m truth and in righteousness. phets, saying, Should I weep in the fifth 1 Je 31.1,33. 9 Thus saith the Lord of hosts ; Let your month, separating myself, as I have done hands be a strong, ye that hear in these days these so many years ?

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Joy and enlargement promised. ZECHARIAH.-CHAP. IX., X. Zion is exhorted to rejoice which were in the day that the foundation 4. M. 3196. 5 Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; Gaza also of the house of the Lord of hosts was laid, that shall see it, and be very sorrowful, and Ekron; the temple might be built.

for her expectation shall be ashamed; and the 10 For before these days P there was no hire king shall perish from Gaza, and Ashkelon for man, nor any hire for beast; neither was

shall not be inhabited. there any peace to him that went out or came

6 And a bastard shall dwell in Ashdod, and in because of the affliction : for a I set all men

I will cut off the pride of the Philistines. every one against his neighbour.

7 And I will take away his <blood out of his 11 But now I will not be unto the residue of B. C. 510. mouth, and his abominations from between his this people as in the former days, saith the r le 11.13 teeth : but he that remaineth, even he, shall be Lord of hosts.

* of peace for our God, and he shall be as a governor in 12 For the seed shall be prosperous; the vine Judah, and Ekron as a Jebusite.

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house beher increase, and the heavens shall give their cause of the army, because of him that passeth dew; and I will cause the remnant of this

by, and because of him that returneth : and people to possess all these things.

no oppressor shall pass through them any 13 And it shall come to pass, that 'as ye more: for now have I seen with mine eyes. were a curse among the heathen, O house of y Ep.4.25. 9 Rejoice • greatly, o daughter of Zion; Judah, and house of Israel; so will I save you, 2 Judge shout, o daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy

truth, and and ye shall be a blessing : fear not, but let

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ment of your hands be strong.

6 having salvation ; lowly, and riding upon an X 14 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; w As I

ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. thought to punish you, when your fathers pro- b Je_526,12. 10 And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, voked me to wrath, saith the LORD of hosts,

and the horse from Jerusalem, and the battle and I repented not:

bow shall be cut off : and he shall speak peace 15 So again have I thought in these days to unto the heathen: and his dominion shall be do well unto Jerusalem and to the house of

from sea cven to sea, and from the river even to Judah : fear ye » not.

the ends of the earth. 16 | These are the things that ye shall do ;

11 As for thee also, b by the blood of thy coSpeak ' ye every man the truth to his neigh

venant I have sent forth thy prisoners i out of bour; • execute the judgment of truth and 6 going, or, the pit wherein is no water. peace in your gates :

12 Turn you to the strong hold, ye pri17 And let none of you imagine a evil in your soners of hope: even to-day do I declare that hearts against his neighbour; and love no i entreal I will render double y unto thee; false oath: for all these are things that I hate,

13 When I have bent Judah for me, filled the saith the LORD.

bow with Ephraim, and raised up thy sons, O 18 | And the word of the LORD of hosts came Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and made unto me, saying,

thee as the sword of a mighty man. 19 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; The fast of Eze.c.B. 14 And the Lord shall be seen over them, and the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, his arrow kshall go forth as the lightning: and and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the Lord God shall blow the trumpet, and shall the a tenth, shall be to the house of Judah e joy

go with whirlwinds 1 of the south. and gladness, and ' cheerful feasts; therefore

15 The Lord of hosts shall defend them; love the truth and peace.

and they shall devour, and subdue with 20 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; It shall yet 1.45.21. sling stones; and they shall drink, and make come to pass, that there shall come people, and gor,saring a noise as through wine; and they shall be the inhabitants of many cities :

filled like bowls, and as the corners of the 21 And the inhabitants of one city shall go to score wohne altar. another, saying, Let 6 us go b speedily to pray

16 And the LORD their God shall save them before the LORD, and to seek the LORD of hosts: in that day as the flock of his people : for I will go also.

P they shall be as the stones of a crown, lifted 22 Yea, many people and strong nations, in 40.2. up as an ensign 9 upon his land. shall come to seek the Lord of hosts in Jeru- * Ps. 111.6. 17 For how great is his goodness, and how salem, and to pray before the LORD.

great is his beauty ! corn shall make the young 23 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; In those men'cheerful, and new wine the maids. days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall

CHAPTER X. take hold out of all languages of the nations,

I God is to be sought unto, and not idols. 5 As he visited his flock for sin, so he will even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is Lee.4.18,

A a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we

latter rain; so the LORD shall make o bright have heard that God is with you.

clouds, and give them showers of rain, to CHAPTER IX.

or, speak. every one grass in the field. and his peaceable kingrlom. 12 God's promises of victory and defence.

2 For the idols have spoken vanity, and THE THE burden of the word of the Lord in the

the diviners have seen a lie, and have told land of Hadrach, and · Damascus shall

false dreams; they comfort in d vain: therebe the rest thereof: when the eyes of man, as

fore they went their way as a flock, they were of all the tribes of Israel, shall be toward the

troubled because there was no shepherd. Lord.

3 | Mine anger was kindled against the 2 And Hamath also shall border thereby;

shepherds, and I & punished the goats: for the • Tyrus, and Zidon, though it be very wise.

Lord of hosts hath visited his flock the house 3 And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, Fre.34.7

, of Judah, and hath made them as his goodly and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold

horse hin the battle. as the mire of the streets.

4. Out of him came forth the i corner, out of 4 Behold, the LORD will cast her out, and he h Ca.1.9. him the nail, out of him the battle-bow, out of will smite her power in the sea ; and she shall

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The destruction of Jerusalem. ZECHARIAH.-CHAP. XI., XII. The restoration of Judah. tread down their enemies in the mire of the 4. M. 349. the poor of the flock that waited upon me knew streets in the battle : and they shall fight, be

that it was the word of the Lord. cause the LORD 'is with them, and the riders

12 And I said unto them, If mye think good, on horses shall be confounded.

give me my price; and if not, forbear. Só 6 And I will strengthen the house of Judah, The riders they weighed for my price thirty pieces of and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will

ashamed silver. bring them again to place them; for m I have

13 And the LORD said unto me, Cast it unto mercy upon them : and they shall be as though the potter: a goodly price that I was prized I had not cast them off: for I am the LORD n c.9.15. at of them. And I took the thirty pieces of their God, and will hear them.

o R0.11.11 silver, and cast them to the potter in the house 7 And they of Ephraim shall be like a mighty

of the LORD. man, and their heart shall " rejoice as through p. De 30.1.3 14 Then I cut asunder mine other staff, even wine: yea, their children shall see it, and be 9 la 49.20. p Bands, that I might break the brotherhood glad; their heart shall rejoice in the LORD.

between Judah and Israel. 8 I will hiss for them, and gather them; for I am real- 15 | And the LORD said unto me, Take unto have redeemed them: and they shall increase thee yet the instruments of a foolish shepherd. as they have increased.

16 For, lo, I will raise up a shepherd in the 9 And I will sow them among the people : land, which shall not visit those that be a cut and they shall remember P me in far countries; off, neither shall seek the young one, nor heal and they shall live with their children, and a De.29.19 that that is broken, nor · feed that that standturn again.

eth still : but he shall eat the flesh of the fat, 10 I will bring them again also out of the land • make to and tear their claws in pieces. of Egypt, and gather them out of Assyria ;

17 Wo to the idol-shepherd that leaveth the and I will bring them into the land of Gilead e poor. flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and and Lebanon; and a place shall not be found

& Mat. 11.5. upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean for them.

dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly 11 And he shall pass through the sea with af

darkened. fliction, and shall smite the waves in the sea,

CHAPTER XII. and all the deeps of the river shall dry up: I was strau

1 Jerusalem a cup of trembling to herself, 3 and a bardensome stone to her adverse

ries. 6 The victorious restoring of Judah. 9 The repentance of Jerusalem and the pride of Assyria shall be brought


THE burden of the word of the LORD for down, and the sceptre of Egypt shall depart k hus felloen: Israel, saith the LORD, which stretcheth away.

forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation 12 And I will strengthen them in the LORD; 1 or, the of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man and they shall walk up and down in his

certainly within him. name, saith the LORD.

2 Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of CHAPTER XI.

- trembling unto all the people round about, 1 The destruction of I rusalem. 3 The elect being cared for, the rest are rejected. mit be good when they shall be in the siege both against 10 The staves of Bea ity ani Bands broken by the rejection of Christ. 15 The type

Judah and against Jerusalem. OPEN thy doors, Lebanon, that the fire in 3 And in that day will I make Jerusalem a

burdensome stone e for all people: all that 2 Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; be- • Mat.21.3 burden themselves with it shall be cut in piecause the a mighty is spoiled: howl, O ye oaks ces, though all the people of the earth be of Bashan; for the b forest of the vintage is P. Bind gathered together against it. come down.

4 In that day, saith the LORD, I will smite 3 There is a voice of the howling of the shep-9 or hidden every horse - with astonishment, and his rider herds; for their glory is spoiled: a voice ofror, bear. with madness: I will open mine eyes upon the roaring of young lions; for the pride of Jn.10.12, the house of Judah, and will smite every Jordan is spoiled.

horse of the people with blindness. 4 | Thus saith the Lord my God; Feed the 4 M. 3504 5 And the governors of Judah shall say in flock of the slaughter;

their heart, * The inhabitants of Jerusalem 5 Whose possessors slay them, and hold them- are shall be my strength in the Lord of hosts their selves not guilty: and they that sell them say,

God. Blessed d be the LORD; for I am rich: and their bor, and 6 || In that day will I make the governors of own shepherds pity them not.

Judah like a hearth of fire among the wood, 6 For I will no more pity the inhabitants of and like a torch of fire in a sheaf; and they the land, saith the Lord: but, lo, I will e deliver shall devour all the people round about, on the men every one into his neighbour's hand, the right hand and on the left: and Jerusaand into the hand of his king: and they shall lem shall be inhabited again in her own place, smite the land, and out of their hand I will not even in Jerusalem. deliver them.

7 The LORD also shall save the tents of 7 And I will feed the flock of slaughter,' even 4 Exe.8.4. Judah first, that the glory of the house of you, O poor 6 of the flock. And I took unto me cor, There is David and the glory of the inhabitants of Jetwo staves ; the one I called Beauty, and the to me and rusalem do not magnify themselves against other I called Bands; and I fed the flock. habitants Judah. 8 Three shepherds also I cut off in one

8 In that day shall the LORD defend the ini month; and my soul i loathed them, and their fallen, or, habitants of Jerusalem ; and he that is' feeble soul also abhorred me.

& among them at that day shall be as David, 9 Then said I, I will not feed you: that that efe.11.346

. and the house of David shall be as God, as dieth, let it die; and that that is to be cut off, the angel of the Lord before them. let it be cut off; and let the rest eat every one

9 And it shall come to pass in that day, thai the flesh of kanother.

I will seek to i destroy all the nations that come 10 And I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut against Jerusalem. it asunder, that I might break my covenant

10 | And I i will pour upon the house of Dawhich I had made with all the people.

vid, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalen the 11 And it was broken in that day: and iso 1 Ro.8.2. spirit of grace and of 1 supplication:


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The coming of Christ, and ZECHARIAH.-CHAP. XIII., XIV. the graces of nis kingilom. they shall look upon me whom they have pier- | C: 300 3 | Then shall the Lord go forth, and fight ced, and they shall mourn - for him, as one against those nations, as when he fought in moúrneth for his only son, and shall be in bit

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o 2 Ch.36.22 the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem 11 In that day shall there be a "great mourn

on the east, and the mount of Olives shall ing in Jerusalem, as the mourning of Hadad-o families: cleave in the midst thereof toward the east rimmon in the valley of • Megiddon.

and toward the west, and there shall be a very 12 And the land shall mourn, P every family great valley; and half of the mountain shall apart; the family of the house of David apart, remove toward the north, and half of it toand their wives apart; the family of the house • Pr.9.12. ward the south. of Nathan 4 apart, and their wives apart;

5 And ye shall flee to the valley of the 13 The family of the house of Levi apart, mountains; for • the valley of the mountains and their wives apart; the family of - Shimei shall reach unto Azal : yea, ye shall flee, like apart, and their wives a part;

as ye fled from before the d earthquake in the 14 All the families that remain, every family days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the LORD apart, and their wives • apart.

my God shall come, and all the saints with CHAPTER XIII.

thee. 1 The fountain of purgation for Jerusalem, 2 from idolatry, and false prophecy.

d ls 2.18,20

6 And it shall come to pass in that day,' that IN

that day there shall be a « fountain open- the light shall not be clear, nor dark: ed to the house of David and to the inha

[ De: 13.6,9.

7 But it shall be one day which shall be bitants of Jerusalem for sin and for b unclean- Mi.3.6,7. known to the Lord, not day, nor night: but

it shall come to pass, that at evening time it 21 And it shall come to pass in that day, shall be light. saith the Lord of hosts, that I will cut off • the

8 And it shall be in that day, that living wa

| Ph.26. names of the idols out of the land, and they

ters shall go out from Jerusalem ; half of shall no more d be remembered : and also I

them toward the j former sea, and half of will cause the prophets and the unclean spirit 1 Pe.1.6,7. them toward the hinder sea: in summer and e to pass out of the land.

in winter shall it be. 3 And it shall come to pass, that when any

9 And the Lord shall be king over all the shall yet prophesy, then his father and his earth: in that day shall there be one LORD, mother that begat him shall say unto him, bor, my. and his name one. Thou shalt not live; for thou speakest lies in cor, when 10 All the iand shall be turned as a plain the name of the Lord: and his father and his

from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem :

valley of mother that begat him shall thrust him through the moun and it shall be listed up, and inhabited in her when he prophesieth.

place, from Benjamin's gate unto the place of 4 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the first gate, unto the corner gate, and from the prophets shall be ashamed every 5 one of the tower of Hananeel unto the king's winehis vision, when he hath prophesied; neither

presses. shall they wear a rough garment to ide- . Jude 14,15 11 And men shall dwell in it, and there shall ceive:

I That is, it be no more mutter destruction ; but Jerusa5 But he shall say, I am no prophet, I am a

lem shall " be safely inhabited. husbandman; for man taught me to keep cat

12 | And this shall be the plague wherewith tle from my youth.

the LORD will smite all the people that have 6 And one shall say unto him, What are these the world. | fought against Jerusalem ; Their flesh shall wounds in thy hands? Then he shall answer, consume away while they stand upon their Those with which I was wounded in the house

feet, and their eyes shall consume away in of my friends.

their holes, and their tongue shall consume 7 ll Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, day shall away in their mouth. and against the man that is my fellow, saith

13 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord of hosts : smite the shepherd, and other a great tumult • from the Lord shall be among the sheep shall be scattered : and I will turn them; and they shall lay hold every one on my hand upon the little ones.

the hand of his neighbour, and phis hand 8 And it shall come to pass, that in all the

I or, shall shall rise up against the hand of his neighland, saith the Lord, two parts therein shall

bour. be cut off and die; but the third shall be left m Re.21.4. 14 And 9 Judah also shall fight 'at Jerusatherein.

n ar, abide. lem ; and the wealth of all the heathen 9 And I will bring the third part through the round about shall be gathered together, gold, fire, and will refine them as silver is refined,

and silver, and apparel, in great abundance. and will try them as gold is tried : they shall

15 And so shall be the plague of the horse, call on my name, and I will hear them: I will of the mule, of the camel, and of the ass, and say, It is my people: and they shall say, The also nou of all the beasts that shall be in these tents, as Lord is my God.

this plague. CHAPTER XIV.

r or against 16 | And it shall come to pass, that every The destroyers of Jerusalem destroyal. 4 The coming of Christ, and the graces of Eze.39.10, one that is left of all the nations which came his kingdom. 12 The plague of Jerusalem's enemies. 16 The remnant shall turn to the Lord, 20 and their spoils shall be boly.

against Jerusalem shall even ·go up from BEHOLD: the day of the LORD cometh, and 1.623 year to year to worship the King, the Lord

thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of u Le.3.33, of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles. thee.


17 And it shall be, that whoso will not come 2 For I will gather all nations against Jeru

up of all the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, salem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and the houses rifled, and the women ravish

even upon them shall be no rain. ed; and half of the city shall go forth into

18 And if the family of Egypt go not up, and captivity, and the residue of the people shall come not, w that have no 'rain; there shall be not be cut off from the city.

the plague, wherewith the LORD will smite the


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De. 11.10.

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