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13 Then I saw that she was defiled, that they took both one way;

for their whoredoms. 28 For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will deliver thee into the hand of 14 And that she increased her whore-them whom thou hatest, into the hand of 29 And they shall deal with thee hatedoms: for when she saw men pourtrayed them from whom thy mind is alienated: fully, and shall take away all thy labour. upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans portrayed with vermilion, 15 Girded with girdles upon their loins, and shall leave thee naked and bare: and exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, the nakedness of thy whoredoms shall be all of them princes to look to, after the discovered, both thy lewdness and thy manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the whoredoms. land of their nativity:

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30 I will do these things unto thee, be16 And as soon as she saw them with cause thou hast gone a whoring after the with their idols. her eyes, she doted upon them, and sent heathen, and because thou art polluted messengers unto them into Chaldea.

31 Thou hast walked in the way of thy 17 And the Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with sister; therefore will I give her cup into 32 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou their whoredom, and she was polluted with thy hand. them,and her mind was alienated from them. 18 So she discovered her whoredoms, shalt drink of thy sister's cup deep and and discovered her nakedness: then my large: thou shalt be laughed to scorn and 33 Thou shalt be filled with drunkenmind was alienated from her, like as my had in derision; it containeth much. mind was alienated from her sister.

19 Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, ness and sorrow, with the cup of astonishin calling to remembrance the days of her ment and desolation, with the cup of thy 34 Thou shalt even drink it and suck it youth, wherein she had played the harlot sister Samaria. in the land of Egypt. 20 For she doted upon their paramours, out, and thou shalt break the sherds therewhose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and of, and pluck off thine own breasts: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD. whose issue is like the issue of horses.

21 Thus thou calledst to remembrance the lewdness of thy youth, in bruising thy teats by the Egyptians for the paps of thy youth.

35 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast forgotten me, and cast also thy lewdness and thy whoredoms. me behind thy back, therefore bear thou 36 The LORD said, moreover, unto 22 Therefore, O Aholibah, thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will raise up thy me; Son of man, wilt thou judge Aholah lovers against thee, from whom thy mind and Aholibah? yea, declare unto them is alienated, and I will bring them against their abominations; thee on every side;

37 That they have committed adultery,

23 The Babylonians, and all the Chal- and blood is in their hands, and with their
deans, Pekod, and Shoa, and Koa, and all idols have they committed adultery, and
the Assyrians with them: all of them de- have also caused their sons, whom they
sirable young men, captains and rulers, bare unto me, to pass for them through the
38 Moreover, this they have done unto
great lords and renowned, all of them fire, to devour them.
riding upon horses.
24 And they shall come against thee me: they have defiled my sanctuary in the
with chariots, waggons, and wheels, and same day, and have profaned my sab-
39 For when they had slain their chil-
with an assembly of people, which shall baths.
set against thee buckler and shield and
helmet round about: and I will set judg-dren to their idols, then they came the
rent before them, and they shall judge same day into my sanctuary to profane it;
and lo, thus have they done in the midst of
thee according to their judgments.

25 And I will set my jealousy against my house.
40 And furthermore, that ye have sent
thee, and they shall deal furiously with
thee: they shall take away thy nose and for men to come from far, unto whom a
thine ears; and thy remnant shall fall by messenger was sent; and lo, they came:
the sword: they shall take thy sons and for whom thou didst wash thyself, paintedst
thy daughters; and thy residue shall be thy eyes, and deckedst thyself with orna-
devoured by the fire.

26 They shall also strip thee out of thy clothes, and take away thy fair jewels.



41 And satest upon a stately bed, and
table prepared before it, whereupon thou
27 Thus will I make thy lewdness to hast set mine incense and mine oil.
cease from thee, and thy whoredom brought 42 And a voice of a multitude being at
from the land of Egypt: so that thou shalt ease was with her: and with the men of the
ot lift up thine eyes unto them, nor re-common sort were brought Sabeans from
the wilderness, which put bracelets upon
znember Egypt any more.

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their hands, and beautiful crowns upon their heads.

The calamity of the Jews.

11 Then set it empty upon the coals thereof, that the brass of it may be hot, and 43 Then said I unto her that was old in may burn, and that the filthiness of it may adulteries, Will they now commit whore- be molten in it, that the scum of it may be

doms with her, and she with them?


12 She hath wearied herself with lies, and her great scum went not forth out of her: her scum shall be in the fire.

44 Yet they went in unto her, as they go in unto a woman that playeth the harlot: so went they in unto Aholah and unto Aholibah, the lewd women. 13 In thy filthiness is lewdness: because 45 And the righteous men, they shall I have purged thee, and thou wast not judge them after the manner of adulte- purged, thou shalt not be purged from thy resses, and after the manner of women that filthiness any more till I have caused my shed blood; because they are adulteresses, fury to rest upon thee. and blood is in their hands.

46 For thus saith the Lord GOD; I will bring up a company upon them, and will give them to be removed and spoiled.

47 And the company shall stone them with stones, and despatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire. 48 Thus will I cause lewdness to cease out of the land, that all women may be taught not to do after your lewdness.

49 And they shall recompense your lewdness upon you, and ye shall bear the sins of your idols: and ye shall know that I am the Lord God.


14 I the LORD have spoken it: it shall come to pass, and I will do it; I will not go back, neither will I spare, neither will repent; according to thy ways, and according to thy doings, shall they judge thee, saith the Lord GOD.

15 Also the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

16 Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire of thine eyes with a stroke: yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down.

17 Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind the tire of thy head upon thee, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet, and cover not thy lips, and eat not the

AGAIN in the ninth year, in the tenth bread of men.

month, in the tenth day of the month, 18 So I spake unto the people in the the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, morning: and at even my wife died; and I 2 Son of man, write thee the name of did in the morning as I was commanded. the day, even of this same day: the king of 19 And the people said unto me, Babylon set himself against Jerusalem this Wilt thou not tell us what these things are same day. to us, that thou doest so?

3 And utter a parable unto the rebellious house, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Set on a pot, set it on, and also pour water into it:

20 Then I answered them, The word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

21 Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane 4 Gather the pieces thereof into it, even my sanctuary, the excellency of your every good piece, the thigh, and the shoul-strength, the desire of your eyes, and that der; fill it with the choice bones. which your soul pitieth; and your sons and 5 Take the choice of the flock, and burn your daughters whom ye have left shall fall also the bones under it, and make it boil by the sword. well, and let them seethe the bones of it therein.

22 And ye shall do as I have done : ye shall not cover your lips, nor eat the bread of men.

6 ¶ Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Wo to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum 23 And your tires shall be upon your is therein, and whose scum is not gone out heads, and your shoes upon your feet: ye of it! bring it out piece by piece; let no shall not mourn nor weep; but ye shall lot fall upon it. pine away for your iniquities, and mourn

7 For her blood is in the midst of her; one toward another. she set it upon the top of a rock; she poured 24 Thus Ezekiel is unto you a sign: acit not upon the ground, to cover it with dust; cording to all that he hath done shall ye 8 That it might cause fury to come up do: and when this cometh, ye shall know to take vengeance; I have set her blood that I am the Lord GOD. upon the top of a rock, that it should not be covered.

9 Therefore thus saith the Lord Gon; Wo to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great.

10 Heap on wood, kindle the fire, consume the flesh, and spice it well, and let the bones be burned.

25 Also, thou son of man, shall it not be in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy of their glory, the desire of their eyes, and that whereupon they set their minds, their sons and their daughters,

26 That he that escapeth in that day shall come unto thee, to cause thee to hear it with thine ears?

God's vengeance on Moab. CHAP. XXV, XXVI.

Tyrus is threatened.

27 In that day shall thy mouth be open- and they shall do in Edom according to ed to him which is escaped, and thou shalt mine anger and according to my fury; and speak, and be no more dumb and thou they shall know my vengeance, saith the shalt be a sign unto them; and they shall Lord God. know that I am the LORD.



HE word of the LORD came again Tunto me, saying,

15 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, to destroy it for the old hatred; 16 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; 2 Son of man, set thy face against the Ammonites, and prophesy against them; Behold, I will stretch out my hand upon 3 And say unto the Ammonites, Hear the Philistines, and I will cut off the Chethe word of the Lord GoD; Thus saith the rethims, and destroy the remnant of the 17 And I will execute great vengeance and they Lord God; Because thou saidst, Aha, sea coasts. against my sanctuary, when it was profaned; and against the land of Israel, when upon them with furious rebukes; it was desolate; and against the house of shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay my vengeance upon them. CHAP. XXVI. Judah, when they went into captivity;

4 Behold, therefore I will deliver thee to the men of the east for a possession, and they shall set their palaces in thee, and make their dwellings in thee: they shall eat thy fruit, and they shall drink thy milk. 5 And I will make Rabbah a stable for camels, and the Ammonites a couchingplace for flocks: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

ND it came to pass in the eleventh year, in the first day of the month, that the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

2 Son of man, because that Tyrus hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken turned unto me: I shall be replenished, that was the gates of the people: she is now she is laid waste:

3 Therefore thus saith the Lord GoD; 6 For thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast clapped thy hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with Behold, I am against thee, O Tyrus, and all thy despite against the land of Israel; will cause many nations to come up against 7 Behold, therefore I will stretch out thee, as the sea causeth his waves to my hand upon thee, and will deliver come up.

4 And they shall destroy the walls of thee for a spoil to the heathen; and I will cut thee off from the people, and I will Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will cause thee to perish out of the countries: also scrape her dust from her, and make I will destroy thee; and thou shalt know her like the top of a rock. that I am the LORD.

5 It shall be a place for the spreading

8 ¶ Thus saith the Lord Gon; Because of nets in the midst of the sea: for I have
that Moab and Seir do say, Behold, the spoken it, saith the Lord GOD: and it
6 And her daughters which are in the
house of Judah is like unto all the heathen; shall become a spoil to the nations.
9 Therefore, behold, I will open the
side of Moab from the cities, from his cities field shall be slain by the sword; and they
which are on his frontiers, the glory of the shall know that I am the LORD.
country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and

7 For thus saith the Lord GOD; Be-
hold. I will bring upon Tyrus, Nebuchad-
10 Unto the men of the east with the rezzar king of Babylon, a king of kings,
Ammonites, and will give them in posses- from the north, with horses, and with
sion, that the Ammonites may not be re-chariots, and with horsemen, and com-
panies, and much people.
membered among the nations.

11 And I will execute judgments upon Moab; and they shall know that I am the LORD.


8 He shall slay with the sword thy
daughters in the field: and he shall make
fort against thee, and cast a mount against
9 And he shall set engines of war against
12 T Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thee, and lift up the buckler against thee.
that Edom hath dealt against the house of
Judah by taking vengeance, and hath thy walls, and with his axes he shall break
10 By reason of the abundance of his
greatly offended, and revenged himself down thy towers.
upon them;

13 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; horses, their dust shall cover thee: thy
I will also stretch out my hand upon walls shall shake at the noise of the horse-
Edom, and will cut off man and beast from men, and of the wheels, and of the chariots,
it; and I will make it desolate from Te-when he shall enter into thy gates, as men
11 With the hoofs of his horses shall he
man; and they of Dedan shall fall by the enter into a city wherein is made a breach.
14 And I will lay my vengeance upon tread down all thy streets: he shall slay
Edom by the hand of my people Israel: thy people by the sword, and thy strong


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The mourning for Tyrus.

EZEKIEL. The rich supply of Tyrus.

garrisons shall go down to the ground. fir-trees of Senir: they have taken cedars 12 And they shall make a spoil of thy from Lebanon to make masts for thee. riches, and make a prey of thy merchan- 6 Of the oaks of Bashan have they made dise: and they shail break down thy walls, thine oars; the company of the Ashurites and destroy thy pleasant houses: and they have made thy benches of ivory, brought shall lay thy stones, and thy timber, and out of the isles of Chittim. thy dust, in the midst of the water. 13 And I will cause the noise of thy Egypt was that which thou spreadedst forth songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps to be thy sail; blue and purple from the shall be no more heard. isles of Elishah was that which covered

7 Fine linen with broidered work from

14 And I will make thee like the top of thee. a rock thou shalt be a place to spread nets

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8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad upon; thou shalt be built no more: for I the were thy mariners: thy wise men, O Ty. LORD have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD. rus, that were in thee, were thy pilots.

15 Thus saith the Lord GoD to Ty- 9 The ancients of Gebal and the wise rus; Shall not the isles shake at the sound men thereof were in thee thy calkers: all of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the ships of the sea with their mariners the slaughter is made in the midst of thee? were in thee to occupy thy merchandise. 16 Then all the princes of the sea shall 10 They of Persia,and of Lud, and of come down from their thrones, and lay Phut,were in thine army, thy men of war: away their robes, and put off their broider- they hanged the shield and helmet in thee; ed garments: they shall clothe themselves they set forth thy comeliness. with trembling; they shall sit upon the 11 The men of Arvad with thine army ground, and shall tremble at every mo- were upon thy walls round about, and the ment, and be astonished at thee. Gammadims were in thy towers: they 17 And they shall take up a lamenta - hanged their shields upon thy walls round tion for thee, and say to thee, How art about; they have made thy beauty perfect. thou destroyed, that wast inhabited of sea- 12 Tarshish was thy merchant by reafaring men, the renowned city, which son of the multitude of all kind of riches; wast strong in the sea, she and her in-with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded habitants, which cause their terror to be on in thy fairs.

all that haunt it!

13 Javan, Tubal, and Meshech, they 18 Now, shall the isles tremble in the were thy merchants: they traded the perday of thy fall; yea, the isles that are in sons of men and vessels of brass in thy the sea shall be troubled at thy departure. market.

19 For thus saith the Lord GOD; When 14 They of the house of Togarmah I shall make thee a desolate city, like the traded in thy fairs with horses and horsecities that are not inhabited; when I shall men and mules.

bring up the deep upon thee, and great 15 The men of Dedan were thy merwaters shall cover thee; chants; many isles were the merchandise 20 When I shall bring thee down with of thy hand: they brought thee for a them that descend into the pit, with the present,horns of ivory and ebony. people of old time, and shall set thee in 16 Syria was thy merchant by reason of the low parts of the earth, in places deso-the multitude of the wares of thy making: late of old, with them that go down to the they occupied in thy fairs with emeralds, pit, that thou be not inhabited; and I shall purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, set glory in the land of the living; and coral, and agate.

21 I will make thee a terror, and thou shalt be no more: though thou be sought for, yet shalt thou never be found again, saith the Lord GoD.

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17 Judah, and the land of Israel, they were thy merchants: they traded, in thy market, wheat of Minnith and Pannag, and honey, and oil, and balm.

18 Damascus was thy merchant in the multitude of the wares of thy making, for the multitude of all riches; in the wine of la-Helbon, and white wool.

3 And say unto Tyrus, O thou that situate at the entry of the sea, which art a merchant of the people for many isles, Thus saith the Lord God; O Tyrus, thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty.

19 Dan also and Javan going to and fro occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were in thy market.

20 Dedan was thy merchant in precious clothes for chariots.

21 Arabia, and all the princes of Kedar, 4 Thy borders are in the midst of the they occupied with thee in lambs, and rams, seas, thy builders have perfected thy and goats: in these were the thy merchants. beauty. 22 The merchants of Sheba and Raa

5 They have made all thy ship-boards of mah, they were thy merchants: they oc

The great fall thereof.


The prince of Tyrus judgeα.

upied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and and with all precious stones, and gold. not God, though thou set thy heart as the 23 Haran, and Canneh, and Eden, the heart of God:" merchants of Sheba, Asshur, and Chilmad, 3 Behold, thou art wiser than Daniel; were thy merchants. there is no secret that they can hide from

24 These were thy merchants in all sorts thee: of things, in blue clothes, and broidered 4 With thy wisdom and with thine unwork, and in chests of rich apparel, bound derstanding thou hast gotten thee riches, with cords, and made of cedar, among thy and hast gotten gold and silver into thy merchandise. treasures:

25 The ships of Tarshish did sing of 5 By thy great wisdom and by thy thee in thy market; and thou wast re- traffic, hast thou increased thy riches, and plenished, and made very glorious in the thy heart is lifted up because of thy riches: midst of the seas. 6 Therefore thus saith the Lord Goo; 26 Tby rowers have brought thee Because thou hast set thy heart as the into great waters: the east wind hath bro- heart of God; ken thee in the midst of the seas.

7 Behold, therefore I will bring stran

27 Thy riches, and thy fairs, thy mer-gers upon thee, the terrible of the nations: chandise, thy mariners, and thy pilots, thy and they shall draw their swords against calkers, and the occupiers of thy mer- the beauty of thy wisdom, and they shall chandise, and all thy men of war, that are defile tly brightness.

in thee, and in all thy company which is 8 They shall bring thee down to the in the midst of thee, shall fall into the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of them midst of the seas,in the day of thy ruin. that are slain in the midst of the seas.

28 The suburbs shall shake at the sound of the cry of thy pilots.

29 And all that handle the oar, the mariners, and all the pilots of the sea, shall come down from their ships, they shall stand upon the land;

30 And shall cause their voice to be heard I against thee, and shall cry bitterly, and shall cast up dust upon their heads, they shall wallow themselves in the ashes:

9 Wilt thou yet say before him that slayeth thee, I am God? but thou shalt be a man, and no God, in the hand of him that slayeth thee.

10 Thou shalt die the deaths of the uncircumcised by the hand of strangers: for have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.

11 ¶ Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

12 Son of man, take up a lamentation 31 And they shall make themselves ut-upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, terly bald for thee, and gird them with Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.


32 And in their wailing they shall take 13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden up a lamentation for thee, and lament over of God: every precious stone was thy cothee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like vering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the destroyed in the midst of the sea? the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the 33 When thy wares went forth out of sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, the seas, thou filledst many people; thou and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets didst enrich the kings of the earth with and of thy pipes, was prepared in thee in the multitude of thy riches and of thy the day that thou wast created. 14 Thou art the anointed cherub that


34 In the time when thou shalt be bro-covereth; and I have set thee so: thou ken by the seas in the depths of the wa-wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou ters, thy merchandise and all thy company hast walked up and down in the midst of in the midst of thee shall fall. the stones of fire.

35 All the inhabitants of the isles shall 15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways from be astonished at thee, and their kings shall the day that thou wast created, till iniquity be sore afraid, they shall be troubled in was found in thee. their countenance.

16 By the multitude of thy merchandise 36 The merchants among the people they have filled the midst of thee with vio shall hiss at thee; thou shalt be a terror, lence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I and never shalt be any more. will cast thee as profane out of the mounCHAP. XXVIII. tain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.


HE word of the LORD came again
unto me, saying,

2 Son of man, say unto the prince of 17 Thy heart was lifted up because of Tyrus. Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, by reason of thy brightness: I will cast I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the thee to the ground, I will lay thee be

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