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in ; the world, and all things that come forth of it. For the indignation of the Lon D is upon all nations, and ήis fury upon all their armies: he Ιnath utterly destroyed them, he hath delivered them to the slaughter. Τheir slain also shall be cast out, and their stink shall come up out of their carcases, and the mountains shall be melted with their blood. Αnd all the host of heaven shall be dissolved, and the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll: and all their host shall fall down, as the leaffalleth off from the vine, and as a falling fig from the figtree. For my sword shall be bathed in heaven: behold, it shallcome down upon Ιdumea, and upon the people of my curse, tojudgment. Τhe sword of of the LoRD is filled with blood , it is made fat with fatness, αηd with the Βlood of lambs and goats, with the fat of the kidneys of rams: for the Ιοπ p hath a sacrifice in Βozrah, and a great slaughter in the land of Ιdumea. Αnd the unicorns shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and their land shall be soaked with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness. For it is the day of the LonD's vengeance, and the γear of recompences for the controversy of Ζion, Isa. xxxiv, 1-8.

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her hand, chap. xix. 2. Βecause ofthe

multitude of the whoredoms of the well-favoured harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts. Βehold, Ι αm against thee, saith the LonD of hosts, and I will discover thy skirts upon thy face, and I will shew the nations thy nakedness, and the kingdoms thy shame, Νah. iii. 4, 5.

ο Αnd he saith unto me, Τhe waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues, ver. 15. Εor the Loπ D hath both devised and aone that which he spake against the inhabitants of Βabylon. Ο thou that ανwellest upon many waters, abundant in treasures, thine end is come, and the measure of thy covetousness, Jer. li. 12, 13.

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"See on chap. xii. ver, 3. clause 2.

" Βehold, a people shall come from the north, and a great nation, and many kings shall be raised up from the coasts of the earth. Τhey shall holdthe bow and the lance, they are cruel, and will not shew mercy: their voice shall roar like the sea, and they shall ride upon horses, ευεry one put in array, like a man to the battle, against thee, Ο daughter of Babylon, Jer. li. 41, 42.

" Αnd saying, Αlas, alas that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls! for in one hour so great riches is come to nought, chap. xviii. 16, 17.

"Τherefore shall her plagues come in one day, death and mourning and famine, and she shall be utterly burned with fire : for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her, chap. xviii. 8. Αnd cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city! 18. Αnd her smoke rose up for ever and ever, xix. 3.

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with the sword must be killed with the sword. Ηere is the patience and the faith of the saints, chap. xiii. 10. For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink: for they are worthy, xvi. 6. Ο daughter of Βabylon, who art to be destroyed, happy shall he be that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us. Ηappy shall ne be that taketh and α", thy little ones against the stones, Psal, cxxxvii. 8, 9. Shout against her round about, she hath given her hand: her foundations are fallen, her walls are thrown down ; for it is the vengeance of the LoπD : take vengeance upon Iner , as she hath done, do unto her, Jer. 1. 15. Call together the archers against Βabylon : all ye that bend the bow, camp againstit τoundabout: Ιet none thereof escape: recompense her according to her work, according to all that she hath done do unto her : for she hath been proud against the Lorιp, against the Ηoly Οne of Israel, 29. Αnd I will render unto Βabylon, and to all the inhabitants of Chaldea, all their evil that they have done in Ζion in your sight, saith the LonD, li. 24. Αs Βabylon hath caused the slain of Israel to fall, so at Βabylon shall fall the slain of all the earth, 49.

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