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5 They hatch cockatrice- \ there is none; for salvation, eggs, and weave the spider's but it is far off from us. web: he that eateth of their 12 For our transgressions eggs dieth, and that which is are multiplied before thee, crushed, breaketh out into a and our fins testify against viper.

us: for our transgressions are 6 Their webs shall not with us; and as for our inibecome garments, neither quities, we know them. shall they cover themselves 13 In transgressing and with their works : their lying against the Lord, and works are works of iniquity, departing away from our God, and the act of violence is in speaking oppression and retheir hands.

volt, conceiving and uttering 7 Their feet run to evil, from the heart words of falfand they make haste to hood. shed innocent blood : their 14. And judgment is thoughts are thoughts of ini- turned away backward, and quity, wasting and destruć- justice standeth afar off : for tion are in their paths. truth is fallen in the street,

8 The way of peace they and equity cannot enter. know not, and there is no 15 Yea, truth faileth, and judgment in their goings : he that departeth from evil they have made them crooked maketh himfelf a prey: and paths: whosoevergoeth there- the Lord saw it, and it difin, shall not know peace. pleased him that there was no

9 4 Therefore is judg- judgment. ment far from us, neither 16 9 And he saw that there doth justice overtake us: we was no man, and wondered wait for light, but behold that there was no intercessor : obscurity; for brightness, but therefore his arm brought we walk in darkness. salvation unto him; and his

10 We grope for the wall righteousness, it sustained like the blind, and we grope him. as if we had no eyes : we 17 For he put on rightftumble at noon-day as in the eousness as a breast-plate, and night; we are in desolate an helmet of salvation upon places as dead men.

his head; and he put on the I1 We roar all like bears, garments of vengeance for and mourn sore like doves : clothing, and was clad with we look for judgment, but zeal as a cloke.

18. According to their | be seen upon thee. deeds, accordingly he will 3 And the Gentiles shall repay, fury to his adversa- come to thy light, and kings ries, recompence to his ene- to the brightness of thy rila mies, to the islands he will ing. repay recompence.

4 Lift up thine eyes round 19. So shall they fear the about, and fee; all they ganame of the Lord from the ther themselves together, west, and his glory from the they come to thee, thy fons rising of the fun: 'when the shall come from far, and thy enemy fhall come in like a daughters shall be nursed at food, the spirit of the Lord thy lide. shall lift up a standard against 5 Then thou shalt see and him.

flow together, and thine heart 20 q And the Redeemer shall fear, and be enlarged, shall come to Zion, and un

because the abundance of the to them that turn from tranf- sea shall be converted unto gression in Jacob, saith the thee, the forces of the Gena Lord.

tiles shall come unto thee. 21 As for me, this is my

6 The multitude of cacovenant with them, faith mels shall cover thee: the the Lord, My spirit that is dromedaries of Midian and upon thee, and my words Ephah : all they from Sheba which I have put in thy shall come: they fhall bring mouth, shall not depart out gold and incense, and they of thy mouth, nor out of the shall shew forth the praises mouth of thy feed, nor out of the Lord. of the mouth of thy feed's 7 All the flocks of Kedar seed, faith the Lord, from shall be gathered together henceforth and for ever. unto thee, the rams of Ne

baioth shall minister unto CHAP. LX.

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come up light is come, and the tar, and I will glorify the glory of the Lord is risen house of my glory.

8 Who are these that fly 2 For behold, the dark- as a cloud, and as the doves ness shall cover the earth, to their windows? and gross darkness the peo

9 Surely the isles shall wait ple: but the Lord shall arise for me, and the ships of Tarupon thee, and his glory shall Thish first, to bring thy fons


upon thee.

from far, their filver, and 15 Whereas thou haft their gold with them, unto been forsaken and hated, fo the name of the Lord thy that no man went through God: and to the Holy One thee, I will make thee an eof Israel, because he hath glo- ternal excellency, a joy of rified thee.

many generations. 10 And the sons of Atran 16 Thou shalt also fuck gers shall build up thy walls, the milk of the Gentiles, and and their kings shall minif- fhalt suck the breast of kings, ter unto thee : for in my and thou shalt know that I wrath I smote thee, but in the Lord am thy Saviour and my favour have I had mercy thy Redeemer, the Mighty on thee.

One of Jacob. 11 Therefore thy gates 17 For brass I will bring shall be open continually, gold, and for iron I will they shall not be shut day nor bring silver, and for wood night, that men may bring brass, and for stones iron : I unto thee the forces of the will also make thy officers Gentiles, and that their kings peace, and thine exactors may be brought.

righteousness. 12 For the nation and 18 Violence shall no more kingdom that will not serve be heard in thy land, wasting thee, shall perish: yea, those nor destruction within thy nations shall be utterly walt- borders; but thou shalt call ed.

thy walls falvation, and thy 13

The glory of Lebanon gates praise. shall come unto thee, the fir 19 The sun shall be no tree, the pine-tree, and the more thy light by day, neibox together, to beautify the ther for brightness shall the place of my fanctuary; and I moon give light unto thee : will make the place of my but the Lord shall be unto feet glorious.

thee an everlasting light, and 14 The fons also of them thy God thy glory. that afflicted thee shall come 20 Thy sun shall no more bending unto thee; and all go down, neither shall thy they that despised thee shall moon withdraw itself: for bow themselves down at the the Lord shall be thine eversoles of thy feet; and they lasting light, and the days of shall call thee, The city of thy mourning shall be ended. the Lord, the Zion of the 21 Thy people also shall Holy One of Israel. be all righteous : they shall


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unclean thing, and all our 22 A little one shall be righteousnesses are as filthy come a thousand, and a small rags, and we all do fade as one a strong nation : I the a leaf, and our iniquities, Lord will hasten it in his like the wind, have taken us time.


7. And there is none that CHAP. LXIV.

calleth upon thy name, that H that thou wouldest stirreth up himself to take

rend the heavens, that hold of thee : for thou haft thou wouldest come down, hid thy face from us, and that the mountains might hast consumed us because of flow down at thy presence, our iniquities.

2 As when the melting 8 But now, O Lord, fire burneth, the fire causeth thou art our father : we are the waters to boil, to make the clay, and thou our potthy name known to thine ter, and we all are the work adversaries, that the nations of thy hand. may tremble at thy presence.

9q Be not wroth very 3

When thou didst terrible sore, O Lord, neither re. things which we looked not member iniquity for ever: for, thou camest down, the behold, see, we beseech thee, mountains Aowed down at we are all thy people. thy presence.

10 Thy holy cities are a 4 For fince the beginning wilderness, Zion is a wilderof the world men have not nefs, Jerusalem a desolation. heard, nor perceived by the 11 Our holy and our beauear, neither hath the eye tiful house, where our fathers seen, o God, beside thee, praised thee, is burnt up with what he hath prepared for fire : and all our pleasant him that waiteth for him. things are laid waste.

5 Thou meetest him that 12 Wilt thou refrain thyrejoiceth, and worketh right- self for these things, O Lord? eousness, those that remem- wilt thou hold thy peace, and ber thee in thy ways: be- afflict us very sore ? hold, thou art wroth, for we have finned : in those is con


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me upon the hills: therefore AM sought of them that will I measure their former

asked not for me: I am work into their bosom. found of them that fought me 8 q Thus faith the Lord, not: I said, Behold me, be- As the new wine is found in hold me, unto a nation that the cluster, and one faith, was not called by my name. Destroy it not, for a blefling

2 I have spread out my is in it: so will I do for my hands all the day unto a re- servants fakes, that I may bellious people, which walk- not destroy them all. eth in a way that was 9 And I will bring forth - not good, after their own a seed out of Jacob, and out thoughts:

of Judah an inheritor of my 3 A people that provok- mountains : and mine elect eth me to anger continually Ihall inherit it, and my serto my face, that facrificeth vants shall dwell there. in gardens, and burneth in 10 And Sharon shall be a cense upon altars of brick:

fold of flocks, and the valley 4

Which remain among of Achor a place for the the graves, and lodge in herds to lie down in, for ny the monuments, which eat people that have fought me, swine's flesh; and broth of II g But ye are they that abominable things is in their forsake the Lord, that forget vessels :

my holy mountain, that pre5 Which fay, Stand by pare a table for that troop, thyself, come not near to me, and that furnish the drink for I am holier than thou : offering unto that number. these are a smoke in my nose, 12 Therefore will I num. a fire that burneth all the ber


to the sword, and ye day.

shall all bow down to the 6 Behold, it is written Naughter : because when I before me, I will not keep called, ye did not answer ; filence, but will recompense, when I spake, ye did not even recompense into their hear, but did evil before mine bosom,

eyes, and did choose that 7 Your iniquities, and the wherein I delighted not. iniquities of your fathers to 13 Therefore thus faith gether (faith the Lord) which the Lord God, Behold, my have burnt incense upon the servants ihall’eat, but ye shall


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