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Vision of the coals of fire, EZEKIEL, X.

and of the cherubims. women: but f come not near any B. C. 594. I went in, and stood beside the mari upon whom is the mark; and

- wheels. begino at my sanctuary. Then

17 And one cherub 3 stretched forth they began at the ancient men

f Re.9.4.

his hand from between the cheruwhich were before the house. & Je.25.29. bims unto the fire that was between

7 And he said unto them, Defile Pe.4.17. the cherubims, and took thereof, the house, and fill the courts with

and put it into the hands of him that the slain : go ve forth. And they h Ge, 18.23,

was clothed with linen: who took went forth, and slew in the city.

it, and went out. 8 T And it came to pass, while i Je.5.1. | 8

6 1 And the

T And i there appeared in the they were slaying them, and I was

cherubims the form of a man's left, that I fell upon my face, and 7 filled with. hand under their wings. cried, and said, Ah, Lord GOD! wilt

9 And when I looked, behold & the thou destroy all the residue h of Is

four wheels by the cherubims, one rael in thy pouring out of thy fury 8 or, wrest.

wheel by one cherub, and another upon Jerusalem ?

ing or

wheel by another cherub: and the 9 Then said he unto me, The judgment.

appearance of the wheels was as inquity of the house of Israel and

the colour of a beryl-stone. Judah is exceeding great, i and the

10 And as for their appearances, land is 7 full of blood, k and thel Is. 29. 15. they four had one likeness, as if &

erseness : for they 9 returned wheel had been in the midst of it say, The LORD hath forsaken the the word,

wheel. earth, and the LORD seeth l not.

11 When they went, they went 10 And as for me also, mine eye (CHAP. 10.) upon their four sides; they rurku shall not spare, neither will I have a ch.1.22,26.

not as they went, but to the place pity, but I will recompense their

whither the head looked they folway upon their head.

b ch.9.2,3.

lowed it; they turned not as they 11 And, behold, the man clothed

went. with linen, which had the ink-horn 1 the hollow

| 12 And their whole 4 body, and by his side, 9 reported the matter of thine.

their backs, and their hands, and saying, I have done as thou hastc ch. 1.13.

their wings, and the wheels, were commanded me.

full of eyes round about, even the CHAPTER X.

d Ex.9.8-10.

wheels that they four had. The vision of the coals of fire, and of Re.8.5.

| 13 As for the wheels, 5 it was the cherubims.

cried unto them in my hearing, THEN I looked, and, behold, in

in e Nu. 16.19. wheel! I the firmament a that was above 2 was lifted.

2 was lifted. 14 And l every one had four faces: the head of the cherubims there

thefirst face was the faceofa cherub, appeared over them as it were af ch.43.5.

and the second face was the face of sapphure-stone. as the appearance Ki.8. 10, la man, and the thiruth of the likeness of a throne.

11. 2 And he spake unto the man b

eagle. clothed with linen, and said, Go in

g ch.1.24. between the wheels, even under the h Ps. 80.1. cherub, and fill i thine hand with 99.1. coals c of fire from between the

and cherubims, and scatter d them over

the wheels went by them the city. And he went in in my sight. 3 Now the cherubims stood on the

3 sent forth. right side of the house, when the i ver.21.

from beside them. man went in; and the cloud filled

| 17 When they stood, these the inner court.

k ch. 1. 15,&c. land when they were lifted up 4 Then the glory e of the LORD 2 went up from the cherub, and stood over the threshold of the 5 or, they house; and the house was filled fi with the cloud, and the court was in my hear. parte full of the brightness of the LORD's

ing, Wheel, house, and stood n over the clie glory.

or, Galgul.' bims. 5 And the sound 9 of the cherubims' wings was heard even to the

I ch.1.6,10. outer court, as the voice of them ch.1.5. Almighty God when he speaketh.

6 And it came to pass, that when life. he had commanded the manchi clothed with linen, saying, Take

nch.11.22. fire from between the wheels, from

Ge.3.24. between h the cherubims, then hel

lion, and the fourth the face of an

15 and the cherubims were lifted
up. This is the living creature m
that I saw by the river of Chebar.
| 16 And when the cherubims went

when the cherubims lifted up their
wings to mount up from the earth,
the same wheels also turned not

lifted up themselves also: for ine
spirit of the living creature nans i

were called 18 Then the glory of the LORD de

my hear. parted from oft'the threshold of the


This liwa,

19 And the cherubims lifted up
their wings, and mounted up froin
the earth in my sight: when they
went out, the wheels also idete De
side them, and every one stood at
the door of the east gate of
LORD's house, and the glory
God of Israel was over theni au
20 This is the living creature


and the glory of the

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Presumption of the princes. EZEKIEL, XI. Their sin and judgment. I saw under the God of Israel by B. C. 594. | 13 4 And it came to pass, when I the river of Chebar; and I knew

prophesied, that Pelatiah, 1 the son that they were the cherubims. (CHAP. 11.) of Benaiah died. Then u fell 1

21 Every one had four faces apiece, la ch.8.3.. I down upon my face, and cried with and every one four wings, and the bch. 10,19. n

a loud voice, and said, Ah Lord likeness of the hands of a man was

as c ch.8.26. under their wings.


GOD! wilt thou make a fall end of d c.22.2,

Is. 1. 10,23. the remnant of Israe 22 And the likeness of their faces

aces Ho.5.10. 14 Again the word of the LORD 200s the same faces which I saw by e Mi.2.. came unto me, saying, the river of Chebar, their appear- 1 or, for us to 15 Son of man, thy brethren, even ances and themselves: they went build thy brethrer, the men of thy kinevery one straight forward.

houses dred, and all the house of Israel CHAPTER XI.

near. wholly, are they unto whom the God showeth Ezekiel his purpose is fch.12.22,27. inhabitants of Jerusalem have said,

saving a remnant. MTOREOVER a the spirit Lifted & ch.21.3,&c. us is this land given in possession.

Je, 1.13. 19 me up, and brought me unto,

| 16 Therefore say, Thus saith the the cast gate b of the Lord's house,


Lord GOD; Although v I have cast which looketh eastward : and be-li

i Ps. 139.2,3.

theni far off among the heathen, hold c at the door of the gate five / 20 991 and although I have scattered then and twenty men, among whom I He.4.13. among the countries, yet will I be maw Jaazaniah the son of Azur, Re.2.23 to them as a little sanctuary w in and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah, k ch.7.23, the countries where they shall princes d of the people.

281.24.4. come. 2 Then said he unto me, Son of 15.1. 15. 17 Therefore say, Thus saith the man, these are the men that devise el De.28.36. Lord GOD; 12 will even gather mischief, and give wicked counsel Ne 9.36,37. you from the people, and assemble in this city :

1. Ps. 106.41.

you out of the countries where ye 3 Which say, Il is not I near; flet m

have been scattered, and I will us bould houses: this city is the

in Je.52.10. ne! 0 2Ki. 14.25.

give you the land of Israel. caldron and we be the flesh.

P 19 16" 1 18 And they shall come thither, y 4 I Therefore prophesy against 2 or, which land they shall take away all the them, propliesy, 0 son of man. Ezr.9.7. detestable things thereof and all

5. And the Spirit of the LORD fell Ne.9.34. the abominations thereof from upon me, and said unto me, Speak;

hr 2Ki. 18.12. thence. Thus saith the LORD, 'Thus have s ch.8.10,&c. 19 And I will give them one ve said. O house of Israel: for Il Le. 18.3,&c. beart, z and I will put a new spiknow i the things that come into De, 12.30. Tita within von: and I will take your mind, every one of them.


the stony heart out of their fies), 6 Ye have multiplied your slain

t ver.l.

and will give them an heart of
in this city, and ye have filled the
10 yo have medo Pe.7.4.

flesh :c streets thereof with the slain.


20 That d they may walk in my 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord u ch.9.8. statutes, and keep e mine ordi God; Your slain whom ye have v Le.26.44. nances, and do them and they f 130 in the midst of it, they are thel De 30.3,4. shall be my people, and I will be flesh, and this city is the caldron : w Ps.90.1. their God. hat I will bring you forth out of the 91.9. 121 But as for themg whose heart midst of it.


walketh after the heart of their de8 Ye have feared the sword; and ych.37.23.

testable things and their abominaI will bring a sword upon you, saith


tions, I will recompense h their the Lord God,

Tit. 2.12. 9 And I will bring you out of the


way upon their own heads, saith

ne Co. 1.10. the Lord GOD. midst thereof, and deliver you intolach. 13.31. 22 ST Then did the cherubims lifti the hands of strangers, and will b Zec, 7.12. up their wings, and the wheels beerecnte judgments along m youic ch36.26. side them; and the glory of the

10 Ye shall fall it by the sword; 1.2K1,22.19. Gol of Israel was over them above. will judge you in the border of Is-d Ps.105.45. I 23 And the glory of the LORD went rael; and ye shall know p that I R0.16.26. up from the midst of the city, and on the LORD.

e Lu.1.6. stood upon the mountain k which 11 This city shall not be your 1Co.33.2.


is ont

is on the east side of the city. caldron, neither shall ve be the f Je.21.7.

\ 24 T Afterwards the spirit took ! flesh in the midst thereof, but I will Bo.2.23.

Ime up, and brought me in a vision judge you in the border of Israel: & Be.10.36. 12 And ye shall know that I am

by the Spirit of God into Chaldea, Jude 19

992 to them of the captivity. So the the LORD: 2 for ve have not q walk-inch

vision that I had seen went up ed il my statutes, neither t execut-Zec, 14.4. from me. ed my judgments, but have dones I ch.3.12. 25 Then I spake unto them of the after the manners of the heathen m ch.2.7. ! captivity all m the things that the that are round about you.

I LORD had showed me.

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Signification of the type. EZEKIEL, XII. OF Ezekiel's removing.

B. C. 594. I will draw out the sword after
Ezekiel's trembling showeth the Jeros'

theni, desolation.

15 And they shall know that I am THE word of the Lord also (CHAP. 12.) the LORD. when I shall scatter 1 came unto me, saying,

a ch.2.3-8. them among the nations, and dis2 Son of man, thou dwellest in the 3.26.27. perse them in the countries. midst of a rebellious house, a which

16 But I will leave a few men have eyes b to see, and see not : b Je.5,21, of them from the sword, from the They have ears to hear, and hear.

famine, and from the pestilence; 3:06: for they are a rebellious

lious ! or, instru.

or, i that they may declare all their horse.

ments. abominations among the heathen 3 Therefore, thou son of man, prec 2T4.2.25.

whither they come, and they shall pare thee I stutt for removing, and

know that I am the LORD. remove by day in their sight; and 3 the goings

| 17 T Moreover the word of the thou shalt remove from thy place forth of.

LORD came to me, saying, to another place in their sight: it

18 Son of man, eat p thy bread may be c they will consider, though 3 for thee. with quaking, and drink thy water they be a rebellious house.

with trembling and with careful1 Then shalt thou bring forth thy d ch.24.24. ness; stuff by day in their sight, as stuff

19 And say unto the people of the for removing: and thou shalt go for me. land, Thus saith the Lord God of forth at even in their sight, ashou the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and they that go forth into captivity.

of the land of Israel; They shall 5 Dig thou 3 through the wall infch 1 2 eat their bread with carefulness, their sight, and carry out thereby.

and drink their water with asto6 In their sight shalt thou bear it g Mal.1.1. nishment, that her land may be upon thy shoulders, and carry it

desolate q from 7 all that is therein,
forth in the twilight: thou shalt 5 by remov- because of the violencer of all
cover thy face, that thou see ing go into them that dwell therein.
not the ground: for I have set thee caplivity. | 20 And the cities that are inhabited
for a sign d unto the house of Is-, Ort: OK shall be laid waste, and the land


shall be desolate, and ye shall know
7 And I did so as I was command-li je 39.49 that I am the LORD.
ed : I brought forth my stuff by

| 21 And the word of the LORD day, as stuff for captivity, and in k La. 1.13. came unto me, saying, the even I digged through the Ho.7.12. 22 Son of man, what is that prowall with mine hand; I brought it!

verb that ye have in the land of forth in the twilight, and I bare it 1 Je.52.8,&c. Israel, saying, The days s are proupon my shoulder in their sight.

longed, and every vision faileth! 84 And in the morning came the m ch.17.16.

| 'Tell them therefore, Thus salth word of the LORD unto me, saying,

the Lord GOD; I will make this 9 Son of man, hath not the house n ch.5. 10,12.

proverb to cease, and they shall no of Israel, the rebellious house, said

more lise it as a proverb in Israel: unto thee, What e doest thou?

but say unto them. The days are at 10 Sayf thou unto them, Thas o ch.6.-10. hand, and the effect of every Vsaith the Lord God; This burden g

sion. concerneth the prince in Jerusalem, 6 men of 21 For there shall be no more any and all the house of Israel that are number. vain vision nor flatterms divination among them.

within the house of Israel. Il Say, I am your sign: like as I p ch.4.16.

25 For I am the LORD: I will speak, hare done, so shall it be done unto

and the worl that I shall speak? them: they shall 5 remove and a Zec.7.14.

shall come to pass; it shall be m go h into captivity. .

7 the fulness

more prolonged for in your days, 12 And the prince i that is among

O rebellious house, will I say the them shall bear upon his shoul]

word, and will perform it, saith the der in the twilight, and shall go, Ps. 107.34. Lord GOD. forth: they shall dig through the

26 9 Again, the word of the LORD wall to carry out thereby : he shall s Am.6.3. came to me, saying, .. cover his face, that he see not the

27 Son of man, behold, they of the ground with his eyes.

t Is, 14.24.

house of Israel say. The vision that 13 My net k also will I spread upon


he seeth is for many days to come. him, and he shall be takenl in my


and he prophesieth of the times snare: and I will bring him to Bit


that are far off bylon, to the land of the Chaldeans: 1

1 28 Theretore say unto them. Thus vet shall he not see it, though he2Pe 3.4.

saith the Lord God; There shall shail diem there.

none of my words be prolonged any 14 And I will scattern toward v Je 44.28.

more, but the word which I have every wind all that are about him i

spoken shall be done, v saith the to help him, and all his bands; and

Lord God.




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Lying prophets reproved. EZEKIEL, XIII, XIV.

Of prophetesses, fc. CHAPTER XII.

B. C. 594. ipered mortar, and bring it down to 1 The reproof of lying prophets. 17

the ground, so that the foundation Od prophetesses and their pillows. CHAP. 13.) ihereof shall be discovered, and it AND the word of the LORD came 1 are pro shall fall, and ye shall be conA unto ine, saying,

phets. sumed in the inidst thereof: and 2 Son of man, prophesy against a ver. 17.

ye shall know q that I am the LORD. the prophets of Israel that prophe- Je. 14.14. 15 This will I accomplish my sy, and say thou unto them that 23. 16.26. wrath upon the wall, and upon prophesy out of their own hearts,a 2 walk after. The

then that have caubed it with unHear ve the word of the LORD 3 or, things

tempered mortar, and will say unto 3 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Wo which they

you, The wall is no more, neither onto the foolish prophets, that lish prophets, that

have not
have not


they that daubellit; 2 follow their own spirit, and 3 have seen.

| 16 To wit, the prophets of Israel, seen nothing!

4 breaches which prophesy r concerniny Je40 Israel, thy prophets are like Ps. 106.23.

rusalem, and which see visions of the foxes in the deserts.

5 hedged.

peace for her,s and there is no 5 Ye have not gone up into their En 13 14. peace, saith the Lord GOD. graps, b neither 5 made up the d Re.6.17.

171 Likewise, thou son of man, hedge for the house of Israel tole L2.2.14. set thy face against The daughters stand c in the battle in the day d f Mat.24.23, of thy people, which prophesy out of the LORD.

24. of their own heart; and prophesy They have seen vanity e and lv-8 IT1.4.1,2. thou against thein, ing divination, saving. The LORD h Ps. 101.7. 18 And say, Thus saith the Lord Sath: and the LORD hath not sentor, secret,or, GOD; Wo to the women that sew them and they have male others


pillows to all Sarun-holes, and to hope that they would confirm

Ge.49.6. i Ezr. 2.62.

make kerchiefs upon the head of the word


every stature, to hunt souls! Will 7 Hare ve not seen a vain vision, Ps.69.28.

ye hunt t the souls of my people, and have ye not spoken a lying di- Re. 20.12.

and will ye save the souls alive vination, whereas ye say, The LORD k H0.9.3.

that come into you? saith it, albeit f I have not spoken ?! Re.22.15. 19 And will ye pollute me among

8 Therefore thus saith the Lord i Je.6.14. my people for handfuls u of barley GOD; Because ye have spoken 8.11. land for pieces of bread, to slay the Vanity, and seen lies, o therefore, 7 or, slight Souls that should not die, ud to heboll. I am against you, saith the

save the souls alive that should not Lord GOD.


live, hy your lying to my people 9 And mine hand shall be upon

in ch.39.22. that hear u your lies? the prophets that see vanity, and

3:18. 13.30

20 Wherefore thus saith the Lord

do 15.30.30. that divine lies: they h shall not be

1 in the assembly of my people,

God; Behold, I am against your Hag.2.17.

pillows, wherewith ye there hunt neither shall they be written in the

the souls 'to make them fly, and I writing i of the house of Israel, Ip Mat.7.26. will tear them from your arms, and neither shall they enter into the

27. will let the souls go, eurn the souls land k of Israel, and ye shall know q ver.9,21,23, that ve hunt to make them fly. that I am the Lord GOD.

r Je.5.31. 21 Your kerchiefs also will I tear, 10 T Because, even because they

29. 1,&c. and deliver my people out of your have seduced ny people, saying,


hand, and they shall be no more in Peace;l and there was no peace;

8! 8 ver. 10.

your hand to be hunted; and ye and one built up a 7 wall, and, lo,

18 or, elbows. Po
2Pe. 2.14.

shall know that I am the LORD. others daubed m it with untem

22 Because with lies ye have made

u Isa.2.16,17. pered mortar:


the heart of the righteous sad, 11 Say unto them which daub it Mi.3.5.

whom I have not made sad, and will untempered mortar, that it Mal.).10. strengthened wth

strengthened w the hands of the shall fall: there n shall be an over- Pe.5.2. wicked, that he should not return flowing shower; and ve. ( great v Pr.19.27. i from his wicked way, 10 by 11 prohal stones, shall fau; and a stormy 9 or, into mising him life : wind shall rend it.

1 garuens. 23 Therefore ye shall see no more 12 Lo, when the wall is fallen. w Je.23. 14. vanity, nor divine divinations : shall it not be said unto you, Where

10 or, that I for I will deliver my people y out 18 the dari bing wherewith ye have

should save of your hand : and ye shall know

his life. daubed it? 13 Therefore thus saith the Lord

11 quickening

that I am the LORD.


him, GOD; I will even rend it with anchi: 94. Hypocrites reproved, who inquire of stormy wind in my fury, and there Mi.3.6.

God with idolatry in their heart. shall be an overflowins shower in v Mar. 13.22. THEN came certain of the elmine anger, and great hailstones o Jude 24.

1 ders a of Israel unto me, and in my fury to consume it.

(CHAP. 14.) sat before me. 14 So will I break down the wall à ch.8.1. 2 And the word of the LORD came that ye have daubed with untem-1

- unto me, saying,

God's irrevocable

EZEKIEL, XV.. ! sentence of famine. 3 Son of man, these men have set B. C. 594. in it, they should deliver but their up their idols in their heart, and

own souls by their righteousness, r puth the stumbling-block of their ch.7.19. saith the Lord GOD. iniquity c before their face: should

15 T If I cause noisome beastss to Id be inquired of at all lay them c Ps. 101.3. pass through the land, and they + Therefore speak unto them, and Is.33.15.

2 spoil it, so that it he desolate, say unto them, Thus saith the d2K1.3.13.14. that no man may pass through beLord GOD, Every man of the house Je.42.20,21. cause of the heasts: of Israel that setteth up his idols in

16. Though these three men icere his heart, and putteth the stom- G2.6.7. in 3 it, as I live, saith the Lord God, bling-block of his iniquity before 1 or, others. they shall deliver neither sons nor his face, and cometh to the pro

daughters; they only shall be de phet; I the LORD will answer him f Le.20.3-6.

livered, but the land shall be desothat cometh according e to the g Nu.26.10. late. multitude of his idols;

De 28.37. 17 T Or if I bring a sword 1 upon 5 That I may take the house of Co. 10.11, that land, and say, Sword, 80 Israel in their own heart, because they are all estranged from me

through the land; so that I cut e a Ps.37.22.

RO 1.99 off'u man and beast from it: through their idols.

| 18 Though these three men tere 69 Therefore say unto the house ilki.22.23. in it, as I live, saith the Lord COD of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Job 12.16. they shall deliver, neither sons nor Repent, and turn l yourselves from Th.2.11, daughters, but they only shall be your idols; and turn away your

2. delivered themselves. faces from all your abominations. Ps.119.67. | 19 T Or if I send a pestilence v

7 For every one of the house of Pe.2.25. Winto that land, and pour out my Israel, or of the stranger that so-1, journeth in Israel, which sepa

fury upon it in blood, to cut oli 21 ch.37.27.

from it man and beast: rateth himself from me, and setteth m Le.26.26. 20 Though no Noah, Daniel, and up his idols in his heart, and put in Je. 16.1. Job, were in it, as I live, saith the teth the stumbling-block of his iniquity before his face, and cometh

Lord God, they shall deliver nelo Ge.7.1.

ther son nor daughter; they shall to a prophet to inquire of him con- p Da. 10.11. but deliver their own souls by their cerning me; I the LORD will an- Job 42.S. righteousness. swer him by myself:

| 21 For thus saith the Lord GOD 8 And f I will set my face against

4 How much more when I send my that man, and will make him al

four 2 sore judgments upon Jerusigng and a proverb, and I will cut

r Pr. 11.4,

salem, the sword, and the famine, hiin off h from the midst of my peo- sLe 26.22. and the noisome beast, and the ple; and ye shall know that I am 2 or, bercave. pestilence, to cut off from it man the LORD.

and heast? 9 And if the prophet be deceived the midst

| 22 T Yet, v behold, therein shall when he hath spoken a thing, li ll.

be left a remnant that shall be the LORD have deceived that pro-t Le 26.25. brought forth. both sons and dangal phet, and I will stretch out my u Zep.1.3.

my u Zep.1.3. (ters: hehold, they shall come forth hand upon him, and will destroy

v 292.24.15. unto you, and ye shall see their him from the midst of my people v 25a.24. 15.

way and their dogs: and ye shall Israel,

w ver. 14.

he comforted a concerning the evil 10 And they shall bear the punish- tor, Also.. that I have brought upon Jerusia ment of their iniquity : the punish-inch

lem, even concerning all that I have ment of the prophet shall be even


brought upon it. as the punishment of him that

| 23 And they shall comfort you, seeketh unto him ;

4 ch.6.8.

when ye see their ways and their 11 That the house of Israel may

doings: and ye shall know that I go no more astray k from me, nei-z ch.20.43. have not done without cause all ther be polluted any more with allla Ithat I have done in it, saith me their transgressions; but that, they h

b He, 12.6-11. Lord GOD. niay be my people, and I may be

CHAPTER IV. their God, saith the Lord GOD.

c De.8.2.

The rejection of Jerusalem foresioun. 12 The word of the LORD came

Je. 22.8,9. cano Da 9.7.

TAND the word of the LORD came again to me, saying,

A unto me saying, 13 Son of man, when the land sin- d Pr.26.2. 2 Son

. 2 Son of man, What is the vineneth against me by trespassing grievously, then will I stretch out

tree, a more than any tree. or than (CHAP. 15.)

a branch which is among the trees mine hand upon it, and will break a Ps 80.8,&c. of th

&c. of the forest? the staff m of the bread thereof, and


Je, 2.21. | 3 Shall wood be taken thereof to will send famine upon it, and will

HO.10.1. do any work? or will men take a cut off man and beast from it:

Ipin of it to hang any vessel thereon! 14 Though n these three men, bJno. 15.6.

14 Behold, it is cast b into the fire Noah, o Daniel, p and Job, were

- for fuel; the fire devoureth both the

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