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Ishmael killeth Gedaliah. JERE. LIAH, XLI, XLII. The captives recovered. reah, spoke to Gedaliah in Mizpah B. C. 588. men, (whom he had slain 2 because secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray
of Gedaliah.) was it which Asa the thee, and I will slay Ishmael the
king f had made for fear of Baasha son of Nethaniah, and no man (CHA king of Israel: and Ishmael the shall know it: wherefore should
son of Nethaniah filled it with them he slay thee, that all the Jews
that were slain. which are gathered unto thee
10 Then Ishmael carried away should be scattered, and the rem
captive all the residue of the peonant in Judah perish?
ple that were in Mizpah,g eenh the 16 But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam b 1Sa, 27.11. king's daughters, and all the people said unto Johanan the son of ka
that remained in Mizpah, whom reah, Thou shalt not do this thing : for thou speakest falsely of Ishmael.
Nebuzar-adan the captain of the cLe.19.27.28. De. 14.1.
guard had committed to Gedaliah 25.10.4.
the son of Alikam; and Ishmael Ishmael treacherously killeth Geda Is. 15.2. the son of Nethaniah cutiel them rah and other's.
away captive, and departed to go MTOW it came to pass in the
over to thei Ammonites. I seventh month, that Ishmaela d IS2.1.7.
1119 But when Johanan the son the son of Nethaniah, the son of 251.25.9. of Kareah, and all the captains of Elishama, of the seed roval, and
the forces that were with him, the princes of the king, even ten 1 in going heard of all the evil k that Ishmael men with him, came unto Gedaliah
the son of Nethaniah had done. the son of Ahikam to Mizpah ; and
12 Then they took all the men, and there they did eat bread together 25a.3.16. went to fight with ishinael the soa in Mizpah.
of Nethaniah.ani found him by the 2 Then arose Ishmael the son of
great watersl that are m Gibeon. Nethaniah, and the ten men that e Job 2.4.
13 Now it came to pass, that when were with him, and smote Gedaliah
all the people which were with the son of Abikam the son of Sha
ishmael saw Johanan the son of phan with the sword, and slew him,
Karcah, and all the captains of the whom the king of Babylon had
forces that were with him, then niade governor over the land.
they were glad. 3 Ishmael also slew all the Jews
14 So all the people that Ishmael that were with him, even with Ge
had carried away captive frorn Juzdaliah, at Mizpah, and the Chal
pah cast abont and returned, and deans that were found there, and ? by the hand went unto Johanan the son of his the men of war.
of, or, side reah. 4. And it came to pass the second of; or,near. 15 But Ishmael the son of Neth2day after he had slam Gedaliah, and
niah escaped from Johanan with and no man knew bit,
If Iki.15.22. eight men, and went to the Am5 That there came certain from
monites. Shechem, from Shiloh, and from
16 Then took Johanan the son of Samaria, even fourscore men, hay- 2Ch.16.6. Kareah, and all the captains of the ing their beards shaven,c and their
forces that were with him, all the clothes rent, and having cut them
remnant of the people whom be selves, with offerings d and incense
1 h ch.43.6.
had recovered from Ishmael the in their hand, to bring tum to the
son of Nethaniah, from Mizzah, house of the LORD.
i Ne. 2.10.19. after that he had slain God 6 And Ishmael the son of Netha- Je.40.14. the son of Ahikam, even mighty niah went forth from Mizpah to
men of war, and the women, a meet them, I weeping all along as
the children, and the culties, he went: and it came to pass, as he k ver.2,3,7. whom he had brought again frudi met them, he said unto thein, Come
Gibeon: to Gedaliah the son of Anikim. 1 282.2.13.
1.17 And they departed, and dwelt 7 And it was so, when they came
in the habitation of Chaitan, into the midst of the city, that Ish
which is by Beth-leheni, to go to mael the son of Nethaniah slew m 2Sa.19.37, enter into Egypt, them, and cast them into the midst
18 Because of the Chaldeans for of the pit, he, and the men that
they were afraid of them. De were with him.
Ishmael the son of Nethin 1 hal 8 But ten men were found among n ch.40.5. slain Gedaliah the son of Alukan. thein that said unto Ishmael, Slay
whom n the king of Babylon le us not: for we have treasures e in
governor in the land. the field, of wheat, and of barley, (CHAP. 42.)
CHAPTER XLII and of oil, and of honey. So he for
1 Johanan desiret Jeremiah to t bare, and slew them not amonga ch.40.8.
quire of God, promusing Obedience their brethren.
7 Jeremiah's answer, etc. 9 Now the pit wherein Ishmael! had cast all the dead bodies of the
THEN all the captains of the
forces, and Johanan the sun vi
voudit shall come the LORD it unto n ch.132.36.
R220.127.116.11. Pof Jerusalerth upon
Johanan's request.. JEREMIAH, XLIII. . Hypocrisy reproveit. Kareah, and Jezaniah the son of B. C.588. shall see no war, nor hear the sound Hoshaiah, and all the people from
of the trumpet, nor have hunger of the least unto the greatest, came or, fal. bread; and there will we dwell : Dear,
ch.17.15, 16. 15 (And now therefore hear the 2 And said unto Jeremiah the Sa.7.8. word of the LORD, ye remnant of prophet, Let, we beseech thee, our 12.19,23. Judah, Thus saith the LORD Of supplication 1 be accepted before Is. 1.15. hosts, the God of Israel, if ye thee, and pray for us unto the c Le.26.22. wholly set your faces to enter into LORD thy God, even for all this La.l.1. Egypt, t and go to sojourn there;) remant; (for we are left but a d De 5,28,29. | 16 Then u it shall come to pass, lew of many, as thine eyes do e Ezr.8.21. Ithat the sword, which u ve feared, behold us :)
ooo shall overtake you there in the 3 Thatd the LORD thy God may
land of Egypt, and the farine, show us the way e wherein we may
g 1Ki.22. 14.
whereof ye were afraid, shall ? folwalk, and the thing that we may
low close after you there in Egypt;
Ac.20.20. and there ye shall die. 4 Then Jeremiah the prophet said i Ge.31.50.
| 17 So shall 3 it be with all the men unto them, I have heard you; be-.
that set their faces to go into hold, I will prayf unto the LORD R De.5.27. Corynt to sojourn there. +
Egypt to sojourn there; they w shail your God according to your words: Il ch.7.23. die by the sword, by the famine, and it shall come to pass that what De.6.3. and by the pestilence : and bone soeverything the LORD shall n ch.31.28. of them shall remain or escape answer you, I will declare it unto nch, 19.. from the evil that I will bring upon you; I will keep nothing backh De.32.36. them. from you.
O Mat. 10,28.
118 For thus saith the LORD of 5 Then they said to Jeremiah,
hosts, the God of Israel; Asx mine The LORD i be a true and faithful
anger and my fury hath been witness between us, if we do not
poured forth upon the inhabitants even according to all things for the to all things for the 9 Ps. 106.45,
of Jerusalem ; so shall my fury be which the LORD thy God shall send 01.44.10. poured forth upon you, when ye thee to us.
8 De. 29.19,20. shall enter into Egypt: anu z ye 6 Whether it be good, or whether www shall be an execration, and an it be evil, we will k obey the voice of the LORD our God, to whom we
astonishment, and a curse, and a
reproach ; and ye shall see this send thee: 1 that it may be well: 2 ch.44.13. place no more. with us, when we obey the voice v Eze. 11.8. I 19 The LORD hath said concernof the LORD our God.
2 cleave, ing you, O ye remnant of Judah; Go 75 And it came to pass after ten 3 all the men ye not into Egypt: know certainly days, that the word of the LORD be. that I have 4 admonished you this came unto Jeremiah.
w ver. 22. day. 8 Then called he Johanan the son ch.24.10. 20 For ye 5 dissembled in yonrb of Kareah, and all the captains ofx ch.7.20. hearts, when ye sent me unto the the forces which were with him, y ch.39.2. LORD your God, saying, Pray c for and all the people, from the least 1.25 us unto the LORD our God; and even to the greatest,
according unto all that the LORD 9 And said unto them, Thus saith 19.92. our God shall say, so declare unto the LORD, the God of Israel, unto 44.12. us, and we will do it. whom ye sent me to present your Zec.8.13. ( 21 And now I have this day d desupplication before him;
clared it to you, but ye have not If ye will still abide in this land,
obeyed the voice of the LORD your then will I build m you, and not
God, nor any thing for the which pull you down, and I will plant you, s.
uy sor, have
The hath sent me unto you. and not pluck you up: 1or 1 repent n used deceit 1.24 Now were ore know e certasy me of the evil that I have done against that ye shall die by the sword, by uinto you.
your souls, the famine, and by the pestilence, Il Be not afraid o of the king of Nu, 16.38. ' in the f place whither ye desire 6 to Babylon, of whom ye are afraid, a Ga.6.7. go and to sojourn. He not afraid of him, saith the LORD: b ch. 17.10.
CHAPTER XLIII. tor ID an with you to save you, and
"" c ver.2.
Jeremiah propusieth the conquest of to deliver you irom his hand.
Egypt by the Babylonians mercies unto d De.11.26,27. AND it came to pass, that when you, that he may have mercy upon e ver. 17. F Jeremiah had made an end of vou, and cause you to return to Ezec.11. Speaking unto all the people all the your own land.
f Ho.9.6. words of the LORD their God, for 135 But if ye say, We will not r6 or, to go to which the LORD their Gud had sent dwell in this land, neither obey the Sojourn him to them, even all these voice of the LORD your God, (CHAP. 43.) words.
1 Saying. No, but we will go a ch.42.1. 12 Then a spake Azariah the son into the land of Egypt, where s wel l of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son
Conquest of Ermt foretold. JEREMIAH, XLIV. Destruction of Judah. of kareah, and all the proud b men, B. C. 588. | CHAPTER XLIV. saving unto Jeremiah, Thou speak
-- Jeremiah prophesieth their destrucest falsely: The LORD our God 0 Pr.8.13.
tion who commit idolatry. hath not sent thee to say, Go not 16.5. THE word that came to Jereito Egypt to sojourn there :
miah concerning all the Jews 3 But Baruch the son of Neriah Ja.4.0. which dwell in the land of Egypt, selteth thee on against us, for to cch.40.11,12. which dwell at a Migdol, and at (leliver us into the hand of the d ch.41.10. Talpanhes, b and at c Noph, and (halirans, that they inight put use ch.39.10. in the country of Pathros, saving. to death, and carry us away cap- Ch.23.16. | 2 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, tives into Babylon.
the God of Israel ; Ye have seen all 4 So Johanan the son of Kareah,
the evil that I have brought upon and all the captains of the forces,
Jerusalem, and upon all the cities and all the people, obeyed not the Hanes, of Judah ; and, behold, this day voice of the LORD, to dwell in the
they are a desolation,d and no man land of Judah.
h ch.23.9. dwelleth therein, 5 But Johanan the son of Kareah, 27.6. 1 3 Because e of their wickedness and all the captains of the forces, Eze.29.18, which they have committed to took all the remnant c of Judah,
20. provoke me to anger, in that they that were returned from all nations, lich.46.13. went to burn incense, and to serve whither they had been driven, to k ch.15.2.
other gods, whom f they knew not, dwell in the land of Judah,
Zec.11.9. neither they, ye, nor your fathers. 6 Elven men, and women, and I ch.46.25.
| 4 Howbeit I sent g unto you all children, and the king's daughters,d i statues, or
my servants the prophets, rising and every person that Nebuzar- sta
early and sending them, saying. Oh, adan the captain of the guard had images do not this abominable h thing that lefte with Gedalialı the son of Ahl- 2or. the house
I hate. kam, the son of Shaphan, and Jere- of thes
of the sun.
| 5 But i they hearkened not, not miah the prophet, and Baruch the l.
inclined their ear to turn from their son of Neriah.
wickedness, to burn no incense un7 So f they came into the land of (CHAP. 41.) to other gods. Egypt: for they obeyed not the a ch.46.14. 16 Wherefore my fury k and mine Voice of the LORD: thus came they Ex.14.2. anger was poured forth, and was Fren to Tahpanies.
b ch.43.7. kindled in the cities of Judah and 81 Then came the word of the c Is. 19, 13. in the streets of Jerusalem; and LORD unto Jeremiah in Tahpanhies, d ch.31.22.
they are wasted and desolate, as at Savus,
La.1.1.16. this day. 9 Take great stones in thine hand,
ne hand, e ch.19.1.
1 7 Therefore now thus saith the and hide them in the clay in the
LORD, the God of hosts, the God of
f De. 13.6. prick-heln, which is at the entry of
Israel; Wherefore commit ye ius Pharaoh's house in Tahpanhes, in
great evil against your souls, to the sight of the men of Judah;
cut off from you man and woman,
h 2Ch.36. lo. 10 And say unto them, Thus saith,
child and suckling, out 1 of Judah.
H h Eze. 16.36, the LORD of hosts, the God of ".
to leave you none to remain; Israel ; Behold, I will send and i Re.2.21.22. 8 In that ye provoke m me unto take Nebuchadrezzar the king of k ch.42.18. wrath with the works of your Babylon, my servant, h and will set lcb.7.19. hands, burning incense unto olber his throne upon these stones that I 25.7. gods in the land of Egypt, whither have hid: and he shall spread his Nu. 16,38. ye be gone to dwell, that ye might royal pavilion over them.
Pr.8.36. cut yourselves off, and that pe 11 And when he cometh, he shall of the muust might be a curse and a reproach smite i the land of Egypt, and deli- ofi
among all the nations of the earth! versuch kasure for death, to death; 1"
. m ch.25.6,7.
9 Haven ye torgotten the wicked
Is.3.8. and such as are for captivity to
ness of your fathers, and the wick captivity; and such as are for the
edness of the kings of Judah, an sword to the sword.
the wickedness of their wives, un 12 And I will kindle a fire in the
14. your own wickedness, and the houses of the gods l of Egypt; and 2 wicked wickedness of your wives, wern he shall burn them, and carry them nesses, or, they have committed in the bunu away captives, and he shall array punish of Judah, and in the streets of Je himself with the land of Egypt, as minis. rusalem? a shepherd putteth on his garinent;
. 3 contrite,
10 They are not 3 humbled me and he shall go forth from thence
unto this day, neither have the in peace. 13 He shall break also the 1 images
feared, o nor walked in mr law, ty Ec.8.12.13. Tired, 0 nor walked 1
in my statutes that I set before of 2 Beth-shemesh, that is in the len 10 yon, and before your fathers. land of Egypt; and the houses of " Eye 1478.1 11 9 Therefore thus saule the gods of the Egyptians shall he Am 9.4. LORD of hosts, the God of Israel Burn with fire.
- Behold, I will set my face pagaras
Obstinacy of the Jews. JEREMIAH, XLIV. Egypt's destruction foretold. you for evil, and to cut off all Ju-B. C. 588. streets of Jerusalem, ye, and your dah.
fathers, your kings, and your 12 And I will take the remnant of loch.42.15.&c. princes, and the people of the land,
did not the LORD remember them, to go into the land of Egypt to so-1
and came it not into his mind ? Journ there, and they shall all be is Is 30. 1.3. 22 So that the LORD could no consumed, and fall in the land of
longer bear, z because of the evil Egypt; they shall even be con- lift up their of your doings, and because of the sumed by the sword and by the fa- soul. abominations which ye have commine: they shall die, from the t ver.28. mitted; therefore a is your land least even r unto the greatest, by
a desolation, and an astonishment, the sword and by the famine : and u Ne. 13.26. and a curse, without an inhabitant. they shall be an execration, and an v ch.6.16. as atb this day. astonishment, and a course, and a
23 Because ye have burned inreproach.
cense, c and because ye have sin13 For I will punish them that! Ps. 12.4.
ned against the LORD, and have not dwell in the land of Egypt, as I 5 or, frame,
obeyed the voice of the LORD, nor have punished Jerusalem, by the 2Ki. 17.16.
walked in his law,d nor in his e sword, by the famine, and by the
statutes, nor in his testimonies ;$* pestilence:
thereforeg this evil is happened 11 So that none of the remnant of Ho.2.5-9. unto you, as at this day. Judah, which are gones into the
| 21 Moreover Jeremiah said unto land of Egypt to sojourn there, 6 bread. all the people, and to all the woshall escape or remain, that they or hus. men, Hear the word of the LORD, should return into the land of Ju- Lands. all Judah that h are in the land of dah, to the which they 4 have a
Egypt: desire to return to dwell there : for
25 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, none shall return but sucht as
the God of Israel, saying; Ye and
z Is.43.24. shall escape.
your wives have both spoken i with 15 T Then all the men which
your mouths, and fulfilled with knew that their wives u had burn- a ch.25.11. your hand, saying, We will surely ed incense unto other gods, and all!b ver.6. perform our vows that we have the women that stood by', a great
vowed, to burn incense to the inaltitude, even all the people that c 1C0.10.20. queen of heaven, and to pour out dwelt in the land of Egypt. in Pa- 200.6.10. drink-offerings unto her: ve will tiros, answered Jeremiah, saying, d Ps.119. 150. surely accomplish k your VOWS, 16 As for the word that thou hast
and surely perform your vows. spoken unto us in the name of the e Ps. 119.155. 26 Therefore hear ve the word of LORD, Wev will not hearken unto Ps. 78.56.
the LORD, all Judah that dwell in thee.
the land of Egypt; Behold, I have 17 But we will certainly do what-g Ki.9.9. sworn by my great nanie, saith spever thing goeth forth out of our Ne. 13. 18. the LORD, that m my name shall no own w mouth, to burn incense unto Da.9. 11,12. more be named in the mouth of the 5 queen of heaven, and to pour h ch.43.7. any man of Judah, in all the land cut drink-ofierings unto her, as we
of Egypt, saying, The Lord GOD have done, we, and our fathers, i ver. 15. liveth. our kings, and our princes, in the Job 34.22. 27 Behold, I will watch over them cities of Judah, and in the streets 1.14.15. for evil, n and not for good : and all of Jerusalem : for then y had we
the men of Judah that are in the plenty of 6 victuals, and were well, Ge.22. 16. land of Egypt shall be consumed o and saw no evil.
by the sword and by the famine, 18 But since we left off to burn m Eze 20.39. until there be an end of them. incense to the queen of heaven, Am.6.10. 128 Yet p a small number that esad to pour out drins-offerings un
cape the sword shall return out of ther, we have wanted all things,
the land of Egypt into the land of and have been consumed by the
Judah, and all the remnant of Jusword and by the famine.
o ver. 12. dah, that are gone into the land of 19 And when we burned incense 261.21.14. Egypt to sojourn there, shall know to the queen of heaven, and poured
whose words shall stand, 8 mine,
1 p ver. 14. «ut drink-offerings unto her, did ?
or their's. We make her cakes to worship her,
29 T And this shall be a sign unto and pour out drink offerings unto 8 from me, you, saith the LORD, that I will her, without our 7 men ?
or them. punish you in this place, that ye Then Jeremiah said unto all
may know that my words shall ibe people, to the men, and to the
surely stand against you for evil: women, and to all the people which r ch.46.25.26. 30 Thus saith the LORD, Behold, had given him that answer, saying, Eze 29.3,&c. I will give Pharaoh-hophra king
21 The incense that ye burned in 30.21,&c. of Egypt into the hand of his enethe cities of Judah, and in the
mies, and into the hand of them
Jeremiah prophesieth JEREMIAH, XLV, XLVI. the conguest of Egypt. that seek his life, as I gave Zede-1 B. C. 587, and will cover the earth; I will kiah s king of Judah into the hand
destroy the city and the inhabitof Nebuchadrezzar king of Baby- s ch.39.5. ants thereof. lon, his enemy, and that sought his CHAP 45.) 9 Come up, ye horses; and rage, life.
ach.36.1.4. ve chariots and let the mighty CHAPTER XLV.
b Job 23.2.
men come forth ; 3 the Ethiopians Baruch being dismmed. Jeremiah c Ps.27.13.
and 4 the Libyans, that handle the comforteth him.
• shield; and the Lydians, that hanTHE word that Jeremiah the Mat6.95.32 (dle and bend the k bow.
I prophet spake unto Baruch a Lu. 12.15. 10 For this is the day I of the Lord the son of Neriah, when he had ch.25.26. GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance, written these words in a book at Zep.3.8. that he may avenge him of his adthe mouth of Jeremiah, in the h ch.39.18. versaries: and the sword m shall fourth year of Jehoiakim the son (CHAP. 46.) (devour, and it shall be satiate and of Josiah king of Judah, saying, a ch.25. 15. made drunk with their blood : for
2 Thus saith the LORD, the God b 2Ch.35.20. the Lord God of hosts hath an of Israel, unto thee, O Baruch; Fulfilled sacrifice in the north country lys
3 Thou didst say, Wo is me now !6 presently, the river Euphrates. for the LORD hath added grief to c ch.51.11,12.
11 Go up into Gilead, and takeo my sorrow; I faintedc in my sigh
balm, 0 virgin, the daughter of ing, and I find i no rest.
1 broken in
Egypt: in vain shalt thou use ma4 Thus shalt thou say unto him,
ny medicines; for 5 thou shalt note The LORD saith thus; Behold, that 2 à flight.
hal pieces. LORD saith thus: Behom
be cured. which I have built will I break e ch.6.25 | 12 The nations have heard of thy down, e and that which I have 49.29. shame, and thy cry hath filled the planted I will pluck up, even this f Ec.9.11. land: for the mighty man hath whole land.
Am.2.14. stumbled against the mighty, and 5 And seekest thou great things & Da.11.19. they are fallen both together. for thyself? seek them not : f for. h ch.47.2.
13 9 The word that the LORD hehold, I will bring evilg upon all : Ex spake to Jeremiah the prophet, fiesh, saith the LORD: but thy life w h ow Nebuchadrezzar king of Bawill I give unto thee for a prey h in 3 Cush. bylon should come and smite the all places whither thou goest.
* Put. land of Egypt. CHAPTER XLVI.
k Is. 66.19, | 14 Declare ye in Egypt, and puhJeremiah prophesieth the overthrow 1 Is. 13.6. lish in Migdol, and publish in Nopa,
of Pharaoh's army at Euphrates. 34.6,8. and in Tahpanhes: say ye, Stand THE word of the LORD which 63.4. fast, and prepare thee; for the 1 came to Jeremiah the prophet Joe} 1.15.
sword shall devour round about against the a Gentiles;
thee. . 2 Against Egypt, against b the
15 Why are thy Valiant men swept army of Pharaoh-necho king of
away? they stood not, because s Egypt, which was by the river Eu
| 0 ch..22.
the LORD did drive thein. phrates in Carchemish, which Ne-in
16 He made many to fall, yea, buchadrezzar king of Babylon 5 no cure one fell upon another and they smote in the fourth year of Jehoia- shall be said, Arise, and let us go again to kim the son of Josiah king of Ju- unto thee. our own people, and to the land dah.
1. Eze.30.21. our nativity, from the oppressing 3 Order c ye the buckler and r ch.43.10,11. sword. shield, and draw hear to battle. Is, 19.1. 17 They did cry there, Phardo 4 Harness the horses; and get up,
• king of Egypt is but a noise; he ye horsemen, and stand forth with
hath passed the time appointed. your helmets; funbjsh the spears,
18 As I live, saith the king, wlinse and pnt on the brigandines.
name is the LORD of hosts, Surely 5 Wherefore have I seen thems Ps: 18.14.39.as Tano
as Tabor is among the mountains dismayed and turned away back? 6 multiplied (and as Carmel by the sea and their mighty ones d are 1 beat the fallen. The come. en down, and are fled 2 apace, and t Le.26.37.
19 O thou daughter dwelling in
to go into look not back : for e fear was round 7 make thee Egypt, 7 furnish thysel. about, saith the LORD.
instru 6 Let not the swift f flee away, nor ments of
and desolate without an inhabito the mighty man escape: they shall captivity. ant. stumble,g and fall toward the u Is. 20.4. north by the river Euphrates.
u Ha,10,11. Thut destruction Com 7 Who is this that cometh up as
w ch.47.2. ah flood, whose waters are moved
out of the north.
& bullocks of as the rivers ?
the stall. 8 Egypt riseth up like a flood, and
De.32.35. for they also ar his waters are moved like the Ps.37.13. rivers; and he saith, li will go up,
captivity: for Noph shall be waste
20 Egypt is like a very fair v heifer, but destruction cometh; it comel
21 Also her hired men are in the midst of her like 8 fatted bullocks
or they also are turned back, and
are fied away together: they dit - not stand, because the day I of the