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B Jer. 1.8, 17. Luke 12. 4
i ch. 2. 5.7. ver. 27.
h Isai.9. 18. Jer. 6. 28. Mic. 7.4
16. Acts 8. 39.
1 Jer. 1.7, 17. m ver. 5.
+ Heb. rebellion.
och. &. 3. Jer. 1.9 poh. 3. 1.
m 2 Kings 3. 15. ch. 1. 3.
n Job 2. 13
Isai. 52. S & 56. 10. &
Ezekiel's commission and instruction.
The rule of prophecy. Before are a rebellious house,) yet 'shall know thee receive in thine heart, and hear with
that there hath been a prophet among thine ears. rch. 33- 33. them.
11 And go, get thee to them of the 6. And thou, son of man, be not captivity, unto the children of thy peo
afraid of them, neither be afraid of their ple, and speak unto them, and tell them, 1 Or, rebels. words, though || " briers and thorns be i Thus saith the Lord God; whether they
with thee, and thou dost dwell among will hear, or whether they will forbear.
scorpions: 'be not afraid of their words, 12 Then k the spirit took me up, and I h.9.3. Pet. 3. 14. nor be dismayed at their looks, *though heard behind me a voice of a great rush- See 1 Kings * Ch. 3-9, 36, they be a rebellious house.
ing, saying, Blessed be the glory of the 2 Kings 2. Ý And thou shalt speak my words Lord from his place. unto them, whether they will hear, or 13 I heard also the noise of the wings whether they will forbear: for they are of the living creatures that ftouched one tmost rebellious.
another, and the noise of the wheels over 8 But thou, son of man, hear what I against them, and a noise of a great say unto thee; Be not thou rebellious rushing.
like that rebellious house: open thy 14 So 'the spirit lifted me up, and took & ver. 12. ch. - Rev. 10. 9. mouth, and "eat that I give thee. me away, and I went tin bitterness, in Heb.bitter.
9 1 And when I looked, behold, oan the theat of my spirit; but " the hand of anglebo hot hand was sent unto me; and, lo, Pa roll the LORD was strong upon me. of a book was therein;
15 | Then I came to them of the cap- * 8.1.& 37. 10 And he spread it before me: and it tivity at Tel-abib, that dwelt by the river was written within and without: and of Chebar, and " I sat where they sat, and Po.157... there was written therein lamentations, remained there astonished among them and mourning, and woe.
seven days. CHAP. III.
16 And it came to pass at the end of I Ezekiel eateth the roll. 4 God encourageth
seven days, that the word of the LORD him. 15 God sheweth him the rule of pro
came unto me, saying, phecy. 22 God shutteth and openeth the 17. °Son of man, I have made thee Pa : Ch. 33. 7, prophet's mouth.
watchman unto the house of Israel: OREOVER he said unto me, Son therefore hear the word at my mouth, 62. 6. Jer. 6 this roll, and go speak unto the house of 18 When I say unto the wicked, Thou Israel.
shalt surely die; and thou givest him not 2 So I opened my mouth, and he caused warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked me to eat that roll.
from his wicked way, to save his life; the 3 And he said unto me, Son of man, same wicked man shall die in his ini- Schlu 3.1, cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels quity; but his blood will I require at 24.
with this roll that I give thee. Then did thine hand. Rer. 10.9 I eat it; and it was in my mouth as 19 Yet if thou warn the wicked, and honey for sweetness.
he turn not from his wickedness, nor from 4* And he said unto me, Son of man, his wicked way, he shall die in his inigo, get thee unto the house of Israel, and quity; 'but thou hast delivered thy soul. Isai.99 * speak with my words unto them.
20 Again, When a 'righteous man doth 26. + Heb.de
5 For thou art not sent to a people tof turn from his frighteousness, and com- & 13. 12, 13.
a strange speech and of an hard language, mit iniquity, and I lay a stumblingblock Hebreekte saque and but to the house of Israel;
before him, he shall die: because thou + Heb.dery 6 Not to many people t of a strange hast not given him warning, he shall die of lip, and hernier lan speech and of an hard language, whose in his sin, and his righteousness which he 101, II had words thou canst not understand. || Sure- hath done shall not be remembered; but seat thes, se ly, "had I sent thee to them, they would his blood will I require at thine hand, have hearkened unto thee.
21 Nevertheless if thou warn the 7 But the house of Israel will not hear-righteous man, that the righteous sin not, Matt. 11. ken unto thee; for they will not hear- and he doth not sin, he shall surely live, Joha 15. ken unto me: 'for all the house of Israel because he is warned; also thou hast deare timpudent and hardhearted.
livered thy soul. + Hleb, stiff 8 Behold, I have made thy face strong 22 *And the hand of the LORD was 1.3.
forehead, a hardcore against their faces, and thy forehead there upon me; and he said unto me, strong against their foreheads.
Arise, go forth into the plain, and I will ch. 8. 4. Isai. 50.7. Ser: 1. i8
As an adamant harder than fint there talk with thee. 15. 20. Mic. have I made thy forehead: h fear them 23 Then I arose, and went forth into
Sep.1.8. not, neither be dismayed at their looks, the plain: and, behold, "the glory of the sch. 1. 29. 87. ch. 2. 6. though they be a rebellious house. LORD stood there, as the glory which I
10 Moreover he said unto me, Son of "saw by the river of Chebar: and I fello che man, all my words that I shall speak unto on my face.
See Jer. 15
of lip, and heary of
a ch. 2. 2.
e ch. 24. 27 Luke 1. 20, 22.
ch. 12. 2 3.
1 ver. 19
Leadersch 21. 22.
The type of a siege.
The type of hair 24 Then the spirit entered into me,, dred and ninety days shalt thou eat and set me upon my feet, and spake with thereof. me, and said unto me, Go, shut thyself 10 And thy meat which thou shalt eat within thine house.
shall be by weight, twenty shekels a day:
bind thee with them, and thou shalt not sure, the sixth part of an hin: from time
to time shalt thou drink.
to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt and thou shalt bake it with dung that
27 But when I speak with thee, I shall the children of Israel eat their d Høs.cz will open thy mouth, and thou shalt say defiled bread among the Gentiles, whither unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; I will drive them.
He that heareth, let him hear; and he 14 Then said I, Ah Lord God! be- Acts 19. 14 ver 9, 26. that forbeareth, let him forbear: & for they hold, my soul hath not been polluted: are a rebellious house.
for from my youth up even till now have CHAP. IV.
I not eaten of that which dieth of itself, Exod. Sa 1 Under the type of a siege is shewed the time
or is torn in pieces; neither came there *2877 15 from the defection of Jeroboam to the capti- abominable fesh into my mouth.
3. Isu 6 vity. 9 By the provision of the siege is 15 Then he said unto me, Lo, I have
shewed the hardness of the famine. given thee cow's dung for man's dung,
16 | Moreover he said unto me, Son pourtray upon it the city, even Jerusalem: of man, behold, I will break the staff of 19.85
2 And lay siege against it, and build a bread in Jerusalem: and they shall 'eat is fort against it, and cast a mount against bread by weight, and with care; and they 4 13
it; set the camp also against it, and set shall * drink water by measure, and with or chien. Il battering rams against it round about. astonishment:
3 Moreover take thou unto thee || an 17 That they may want bread and wa300: fal iron pan, and set it for a wall of iron be- ter, and be astonied one with another,
tween thee and the city: and set thy face and consume away for their iniquity,
against it, and it shall be besieged, and »ch 12.8 thou shalt lay siege against it. This 1 Under the type of hair, 5 ir shered the
CHAP. V. shall be a sign to the house of Israel.
judgment of Jerusalem for their rebellion, 4 Lie thou also upon thy left side, and 12 by famine, sword, and dispersion. lay the .iniquity of the house of Israel ND thou, son of man, take thee a upon it: according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon it thou shalt sor, “and cause it to pass upon thine head and the bear their iniquity:
and upon thy beard; then take thee ba- chit 5 For I have laid upon thee the years lances to weigh, and divide the hair. from Kings of their iniquity, according to the number 2 Thou shalt burn with fire a third rez. ra in 23 end of the days, three hundred and ninety part in the midst of the city, when the city
.. days: soʻshalt thou bear the iniquity of days of the siege are fulfilled: and thou
shalt take a third part, and smite about it
of Judah forty days: I have appointed 3 °Thou shalt also take thereof a few Heb. a day thee teach day for a year.
in number, and bind them in thy + skirts. Hebris 7 Therefore thou shalt set thy face 4 Then take of them again, and castle toward the siege of Jerusalem, and thine them into the midst of the fire, and burn 14 arm shall be uncovered, and thou shalt them in the fire; for thereof shall a fire prophesy against it.
come forth into all the house of Israel.
one side to another, till thou hast ended the nations and countries that are round
and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and into wickedness more than the nations, | Or, spell. millet, and || fitches, and put them in one and my statutes more than the countries
vessel, and make thee bread thereof, ac- that are round about her: for they have
plate, or, Slice.
I Ler ch.
b Nnmb. 17 34
for a year, a day for a year.
e ch.3. 25
A to me, saying,
b ch. 36. 1.
11. ch. 16. 47.
c Lev. 26. 30.
h Lam. 4 6. Dan. 9. 12.
d Lev. 26. 30.
i Lev, 26. 24. Deut. 28. 53. 2 Kings 6. 29. Jer.
2. 20.& 4. 10.
7. M. £8. 5. &c. & 23 38.
nch.7. +, 9. & 8. 18.&
o See ver...
21. 9. ch.6
10, 12. & 12. 15.
sheweth the judgment of Jerusalem.
Israel's idolatry threatened. 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; ND the word of the LORD came unBecause ye multiplied more than the nations that are round about you, and have 2 Son of man, set thy face toward the a ch. 20.46.
not walked in my statutes, neither have mountains of Israel, and prophesy against 95.2. me kept my judgments, Kneither have done them,
according to the judgments of the nations 3 And say, Ye mountains of Israel,
hear the word of the Lord God; Thus
sword upon you, and I will destroy your 9 h And I will do in thee that which I high places. Amos 3.2. have not done, and whereunto I will not 4 And your altars shall be desolate,
any more the like, because of all thine and your ||images shall be broken: and images, and abominations. "I will cast down your slain men before over
. 6 10 Therefore the fathers' shall eat the your idols.
sons in the midst of thee, and the sons 5 And I will + lay the dead carcases of + Heb. gire. 19.9Lam. shall eat their fathers; and I will execute the children of Israel before their idols;
judgments in thee, and the whole remnant and I will scatter your bones round about
11 Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord 6 In all your dwellingplaces the cities ch.12.
God; Surely, because thou hast 'defiled shall be laid waste, and the high places 36. hronimy sanctuary with all thy " detestable shall be desolate; that your altars may be
things, and with all thine abominations, laid waste and made desolate, and your
therefore will I also diminish thee; "nei idols may be broken and cease, and your mck11. ther shall mine eye spare, neither will I images may be cut down, and your works
may be abolished. 12 q°°A third part of thee shall die 7 And the slain shall fall in the midst Jer. 15.2& with the pestilence, and with famine shall of you, and ye shall know that I am 4,59%
they be consumed in the midst of thee: the LORD.
be scattered through the countries. 13 Thus shall mine anger "be accom- 9 And they that escape of you shall rech: 6.12.* plished, and I will 'cause my fury to rest member me among the nations whither sch- 21. 17. upon them, and I will be comforted: they shall be carried captives, because I d.7.13.
"and they shall know that I the Lord have am broken with their whorish heart, 63.413. spoken it in my zeal, when I have accom- which hath departed from me, and with b Numb. 15. plished my fury in them.
their eyes, whích go a whoring after their 20. 14 Moreover 'I will make thee waste, idols: and 'they shall lothe themselves job26. 39and a reproach among the nations that are for the evils which they have committed ch. 20. 43. & round about thee, in the sight of all that in all their abominations. pass by.
10 And they shall know that I am the 15 So it shall be a 'reproach and a Lord, and that I have not said in vain that 97 P7% taunt, an instruction and an astonishment I would do this evil unto them. Lama. 1.15 unto the nations that are round about 11 | Thus saith the Lord God; Smite
thee, when I shall execute judgments in with thine hand, and stamp with thy k ch. 21. 14. 2 Ch. 25 17 thee in anger and in fury and in "furious foot, and say, Alas for all the evil abomi
rebukes. I the Lord have spoken it. nations of the house of Israel! "for they
16 When I shall send upon them the shall fall by the sword, by the famine, and
is besieged shall die by the famine: "thus m ch. 5. 13. 17 So will I send upon you famine and will I accomplish my fury upon
them. Lev. 36. 3. evil beasts, and they shall bereave thee; 13 Then "shall ye know that I am the "ver. 7. chum and pestilence and blood shall pass LORD, when their slain men shall be among
through thee; and I will bring the sword their idols round about their altars, ° upon
mountains, and 'under every green tree, Isaí. 57. 5. 1 The judgment of Israel for their idolatry. and under every thick oak, the place
8 Arennant shall be blessed. 11 7'he faith where they did offer sweet savour to all
Numb. 33. LORD.
46. Jer. 48.
c ver. 9. ch. 5. 1. & 8.
6.7.& 12. 20.
& 4+ 12 y Jer.
Final desolation of Israel.
The type of the chain. 14 So will I ' stretch out my hand upon | whole multitude thereof, which shall not
them, and make the land desolate, yea, return; neither shall any strengthen himIsai. 5. 25. || more desolate than the wilderness to- self 1 in † the iniquity of his life. La Ordesone ward 'Diblath, in all their habitations: 14 They have blown the trumpet, even life los wilderness and they shall know that I am the to make all ready: but none goeth to the Heb, ki
battle: for my wrath is upon all the mul
titude thereof. CHAP. VII. 1 The final desolation of Israel, 16 The tilence and the famine within: he that is so che si
15 "The sword is without, and the pesos
Desat, mournful repentance of them that escape. 20 The enemies defile the sanctuary because in the field shall die with the sword; and of the Israelites' 'abominations. 33 Under he that is in the city, famine and pestiihe type of a chain is shewed their miserable lence shall devour him. captivity.
16 9 But they that escape of them 9ck && MORE
OREOVER the word of the LORD shall escape, and shall be on the moun-
tains like doves of the valleys, all of them 2 Also, thou son of man, thus saith the mourning, every one for his iniquity. A ver. 3,6 Lord God unto the land of Israel; “An 17 All "hands shall be feeble, and all die Matt. 24.6, end, the end is come upon the four cor- knees shall t be weak as water. ners of the land.
18 They shall also 'gird themselves with the best 3 Now is the end come upon thee, and sackcloth, and horror shall cover them; ulazi 3.4
I will send mine anger upon thee, and and shame shall be upon all faces, and deres b ver. 8, 9. will judge thee according to thy ways, baldness upon all their heads. + Heb. give. and will + recompense upon thee all thine 19 They shall cast their silver in the abominations.
streets, and their gold shall be removed: Hele per 4 And “mine eye shall not spare thee, their "silver and their gold shall not be er, saciess. 18. & 9. 10. neither will I have pity: but I will re- able to deliver them in the day of the free
. 11,4 compense thy ways upon thee, and thine wrath of the Lord: they shall not satisfy the
abominations shall be in the midst of their souls, neither fill their bowels: || be 106, long a ver. 97. ch. thee: and ye shall know that I am the cause it is the stumblingblock of their LORD.
iniquity. 5 Thus saith the Lord God; An evil, 20 | As for the beauty of his ornament, ch
. 1434 an only evil, behold, is come.
he set it in majesty: 'but they made the 6 An end is come, the end is come: images of their abominations and of their it + watcheth for thee; behold, it is detestable things therein: therefore have
I || set it far from them. 7 °The morning is come unto thee, O 21 And I will give it into the hands of a selesa thou that dwellest in the land: fthe time the strangers for a prey, and to the wicked
is come, the day of trouble is near, and not of the earth for a spoil; and they shall | Or, cecho
. the || sounding again of the mountains. pollute it.
8"Now will I shortly Spour out my 22 My face will I turn also from them, fury upon thee, and accomplish mine and they shall pollute my secret place: anger upon thee: "and I will judge thee for the lrobbers shall enter into it, and restor according to thy ways, and will recom- defile it." pense thee for all thine abominations. 23 | Make a chain: for the land is 8. 2009
9 And 'mine eye shall not spare, nei- full of bloody crimes, and the city is full & 12.6
ther will I have pity: I will recompense of violence.
abominations that are in the midst of thee; the heathen, and they shall possess their
strong to cease; and ||their holy places de
shall seek peace, and there shall be none. tung of m Jer. 6.7. 11 " Violence is risen up into a rod of 26 “Mischief shall come upon mischief, 3. Jer.
wickedness: none of them shall remain, and rumour shall be upon ruinour; "then 3 Or, tumult. nor of their multitude, nor of any of shall they seek a vision of the prophet; los
Is their's: "neither shall there be wailing but the law shall perish from the priest,
and counsel from the ancients.
shall be troubled: I will do unto them 13 For the seller shall not return to after their way, and + according to their heart life meter yet that which is sold, t although they were deserts will I judge them; and they shall areas yet alive: for the vision is touching the know that I am the LORD.
f ver. 12. Zeph. 1. 14, 15
& ch.90.8, 21.
i ver. 4.
k ver. 4.
+ Heb. though their
A in it came to pass in the sixth year, minations that they do
& 20. 1. &
e Dan. 5.5
m Joel 2.17. nch. 11. 1.
& 32. 33.
p Deut. 4. 19. 9 Kings
& ch. 5- 11.
* 3.92, 23
The image of jealousy.
CHAP. VIII. IX.
The marked preserved. CHAP. VIII.
house of Israel do in the dark, every man
is shewed the image of jealousy, 7 lhe say, 'The Lord seeth us not; the LORD 1 ch.9. 9.
14 Then he brought me to the door of of the month, as I sat in mine house, and the gate of the Lord's house which was - ch.14the elders of Judah sat before me, that toward the north; and, behold, there sat
bthe hand of the Lord God fell there women weeping for Tammuz.
15 Then said he unto me, Hast thou e ch. 1. 36, 2 Then I beheld, and lo a likeness as seen this, O son of man? Turn thee yet
the appearance of fire: from the appear- again, and thou shalt see greater abomina-
at the door of the temple of the Lord,
hand, and took me by a lock of mine about five and twenty men, with their • Jer. 2. 27. fch. 3. 14. head; and 'the spirit lifted me up between backs toward the temple of the LORD, schedethe earth and the heaven, and brought and their faces toward the east; and they
me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, worshipped Pthe sun toward the east.
to the door of the inner gate that looketh 17 Then he said unto me, Hast thou 33,5, 11: Jer.7toward the north; "where was the seat seen this, O son of man? || Is it a light Jer. 14. 17. i Deat. 32 voketh to jealousy. of the image of jealousy, which pro- thing to the house of Judah that they any thing
commit the abominations which they is commit.' 4 And, behold, the glory of the God commit here? for they have 'filled the a ch.9 9.
of Israel was there, according to the vision land with violence, and have returned to ch. 1. 28. that I saw in the plain.
provoke me to anger: and, lo, they put & 16. 42.8 5 1 Then said he unto me, Son of man, the branch to their nose. lift up thine eyes now the way toward 18 *Therefore will I also deal in fury: 7: 4. 9. & the north. So I lifted up mine eyes the mine 'eye shall not spare, neither will Prov. 1. 28. way toward the north, and behold north- I have pity: and though they tcry in Jeri. 11. 15. ward at the gate of the altar this image mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I SA 12. of jealousy in the entry.
not hear them.
God cannot be intreated for them,
charge over the city to draw near, even
2 And, behold, six men came from the
Heb.watch way of the higher gate, + which lieth to dig now in the wall: and when I had ward the north, and every man ta slaugh- + Heb. a digged in the wall, behold a door. ter weapon in his hand; "and one man his breaking
9 And he said unto me, Go in, and among them was clothed with linen, with in pieces. behold the wicked abominations that a writer's inkhorn + by his side: and they ch. 10. 2,6 they do here.
went in, and stood beside the brasen altar. Heb. upon io So I went in and saw; and behold 3 And the glory of the God of Israel his loins. every form of creeping things, and abo- was gone up from the cherub, whereupon 23. & 8. 4. & minable beasts, and all the idols of the he was, to the threshold of the house. 10. 22,8 house of Israel, pourtrayed upon the wall And he called to the man clothed with round about.
linen, which had the writer's inkhorn by + Heb. mark 11 And there stood before them seventy his side; men of the ancients of the house of Israel, 4 And the LORD said unto him, Go and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah through the midst of the city, through the 3: the son of Shaphan, with every man his the midst of Jerusalem, and + seta mark 4 censer in his hand; and a thick cloud of upon the foreheads of the men that sigh 136. Jel: 53: incense went up.
Zech. 7. 13.
, Cause them that have
11. 22, 23.
and that cry for all the abominations that 17.2 Cor. 12 Then said he unto me, Son of man, be done in the midst thereof. hast thou seen what the ancients of the 5 And to the others he said in tmine
12. 21. 2 Pet.
+ Heb. mine eers.