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cost of the n
Justice of God's ways. Duty of a watchman.
EZEKIEL, XXXIII. were slain hy the sword: they shall, B. C. 587. | 9 Nevertheless, if thou warn the lie with the uncircumcised, and,
wicked of his way to turn from it; with them that go down to the h ch.38.6, 15. if he do not turn from his way, he
shall die k m his iniquity; but thoul
Je.l.14. 30 There be the princes of the h
hast delivered thy sonl. north, all of them, and all the Zi-1.
120 Therefore, I thou son of tonians, which are gone down ich.23.21.
man, speak unto the house of Iswith the slain ; with their terror k ch.31. 16. rael; Thus ye speak, saying, If our they are ashamed of their might:11 Ge.33.5. transgressions and our sins be upon and they lie uncircumcised with Job 31.23. us, and we pine m away in them, them that be slain by be sword, and 200.5.11. how n should we then live? Dear their share with them that (CHAP. 33.1 11 Say unto them, As I live, saith go down to the pit.
the Lord GOD, Io have no pleasure 31 Pharaoh shall see them, and
in the death of the wicked; but shall be comforted k over all his bring a that the wicked turn from his way multitude, even Pharaoh and all his sword and live: turn ye, turn ye from army slain by the sword, saith the upon her. your evil ways; for why will ye die, Lord God.
a ch, 14.17. O house of Israel? 32 For I have caused myl terror ? 2S1.18.24.
12 Therefore, thou son of man, In the land of the living : and he 2Ki.9. 17. say unto the chiluren of thy peoshall be laid in the midst of the Ho.9.8. ple, The righteousness p uncircumcised with then that are 2 he that
righteous shall not deliver him in slain with the sword, even Pharaoh hearing
the day of his transgression : as for and all his multitude, saith the hearet.
the wickedness of the wicked, heq Loru GOD.
shall not fall thereby in the day CHAPTER XXXII.
He.2.1,3, that he turneth from his wickedGod showeth the justice of his ways d ch.13.13,
ness; Neither shall the righteous toward the critent A GAIN the word of the LORD
be able to live for his righteousnessr
in the day that he sinneth.
Dle ch.3.17,&c. carne unto me, saying,
13 When I shall say to the right2 Son of man, speak to the child
cous, that he shall surely live, if ren of tly people, and say unto
he trust to his own s righteousness, them, 1 When I bring a the sword
and commit iniquity, all his rightupon a land, if the people of the
eousnesses shall not be rememberland take a man of their coasts,li Nu.27.3. ed; but for his iniquity that he hath and set him for their waichman:0
committed, he shall die for it, 3 ff when he seeth the sword
14 Again, when I say unto the come upon the land, he blow thek Pr. 15.10.
wicked, Thou shalt surely die; ift trunipet, and war the people
he turn from his sin, and do 3 that 4 Then 2 whosoever heareth the 2 Ac.20.26.
which is lawful and right;
15 If the u wicked
anch.37.11. not warning: if the sword come,
restore the and take him away, his blood shall
pledge, give again v that he had Ps. 130.7.
robbed, walk in the statutes 10 of
(s.19.14. be upon his own head.
life, without committing iniquity; 5 He heard the sound of the L1.3.33. he shall surely live, he shall not trapet, and took not warning; his Ho.11.8. die. blood shall be upon him. But liel 2 Pe.3.9 16 None x of his sins that he hath that taketl warning shall deliver p ch.3.20. committed shall be mentioned his soul.
19.24,&c. unto him: he hath done that which 6 Lut if the watchman see the 92Ch.7.14.
is lawíul and right; he shall surely sword come, and blow not the
17 ST Yet the children of thy peowarned; if the sword come, and
ple say, 'The way of the LORD is take any person from among them, Pro 13 tot equal: but ils for them, their he is taken away in his iniquity : AC 3.19. Way is not equal. out his blood will I require at the 3 judgment
18 When the righteous turnethy watchman's hand.
1 and justice, from his righteousness, and com79 So thou, son of man, I have such.18.7.&c. mitteth iniquity, he shall even die set thee e a watchman into the v Ex.22.1,4. thereby. house of Israel; therefore f thou Le.6.2-5. 119 But if the wicked turn from his shalt hear the word at my mouth, 4 . wickedness, and do that which is and warn g them from me.
lawful and right, he shall live 8 When I say unto the wicked, 0
20 Yet zye say, the way of the die: if thou dost not speak to warn y He.10.33.
LORD is not equal. O ye house of the wicked from his way, that Pr. 19.3. Israel, I will judge you every one a wicked man shall die in his iniqui- a 200,5.10. after his ways. tybut his blood will I require at Re.20.13. 1 21 4 And it came to pass in the thrine hand.
twelfth year of our captivity, in the
Judgment upon mockers. EZEKIEL, XXXIV. Reproof of bad shepherds. tenth month, in the fifth day of the B. C. 587. know that a prophet hath been month, that b one that had escaped
among them. out of Jerusalem came unto me, Ib ch.24.26,27.
CHAPTER XXXIV. saving, The city is smitten.
11 God's providence for his flock. 20 22 Now the hand of the LORD
The kingdom of Christ. was upon me in the evening, afore
ND the word of the LORD came he that was escaped came and d Je.7 9,10.
JA unto me, saying, had opened my mouth, until he 4 devour him. 2 Son of man, prophesy against the came to me in the morning, and downtotin shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and my mouth was opened, and I was and desola
say unto them, Thus saith the Lord No more dumb.
God unto the shepherds, Wo a be to 23 Then the word of the LORD Je 44.2.&c.
the shepherds of Israel that do feed came unto me, saying,
themselves ! should not the shep. 21 Son of man, they that inhabit f ch.6.2,6. herds feed the flocks? those wastes of the land of Israei 6 or, of. | 3 Yeb eat the fat, and ye clothe speak, saying, Abraham c was one, le ch.14.1. you with the wool, ye kill c them and he inherited the land: but we
that are fed: but ye feed not the are many ; the land is given us for
Ing | 4 The d diseased have ye not
to the 25 Wherefore say unto them,
strengthened, neither have ye healThus saith the Lord God; Ye eat
ed that which was sick, neither with the blood, and lift up your
have ye bound up ihat schich was eyes toward your idols, and shed
8 or, my
broken, neither have ye brought blood : and shall ye d possess the
again that which was driven away, land ?
h De.5,23,29. neither have ve sought e that which 26 Ye stand upon your sword, ye
was lost; but with force f and with work abomination, and ye defile
Is. 29. 13.
cruelty have ye ruled them. every one his neighbour's wife : 9 make loves, 5 And g they were scattered, I beand shall ye possess the land ?
or, jests. cause h there is no shepherd : and 27 Say thou thus unto them. Thus 10 song of they became meat i to all the beasts saith the Lord GOD; As I live, loves. of the field, when they were scatsurely they that are in the wastes i 1Sa.3.19.
tered. shall fall by the sword, and him
| 6 My sheep wandered k through that is in the open field will I give
all the mountains, and upon every to the beasts to 4 be devoured, and
high hill : yea, my fiock was scarthey that be in the forts and in the
tered l upon all the face of the caves shall die of the pestilence a Je 23.1.
earth, and none did search or seek 28 For I will lay the land 5 most zec.11.16.
after them. desolate, e and the pomp of her b Is.56.11. 17. Therefore, ye shepherds, hear strength shall cease; and the Mi313 the word of the LORD: mountains f of Israel shall be deso
8 As I live, saith the Lord God, late, that none shall pass through.
surely because my flock became a 29 Then shall they know that I
prey, and my flock became meat to am the LORD, when I have laid the e Lu. 15.4.
every beast of the field, because land most desolate because of all f Pe.5.2,3. there was no shepherd, neither did their abominations which they
my shepherds search for my sock,
ey g Mat.9.36. have committed.
but the shepherds fed n then 30 Also, thou son of man, the or, without a selves, and fed not my flock: children of thy people still are shepherd. 9 Therefore, O ye shepherds, hear talking 6 against thee by the walls h Zec, 10.2,3. the word of the LORD; and in the doors of the houses, and ¿ Je. 12.9-12.
| 10 Thus saith the Lord God: Bespeak one to another, every one to Jno. 10.12.
hold, I am against the shepherts; his brother, saying, Come, I pray 2 05
and I will require n my tuck at you, and hear what is the word
their hand, and cause them to that cometh forth from the LORD. 1 Jno.10.16.
cease o from feeding the flock; 31 And they come g unto thee 7 as m Ac.20.33. neither shall the shephens les the people cometh, and 8 they sit 1C0.9.15. themselves any more ; for I will de before thee as my people, and they n ch.3.18.20. liver my flock from their monil, hear thy words, but they will not He. 13.17 that they may not be meat for them clo them: for hwith their mouth they S, 09.2011 T For thus saith the land on 9 show much love, but their heart
Behold, I, even I, will both searrio goeth after their covetousness.
my sheep, and seek p them oit. 32 And lo, thou art unto them as a
12 2 As a shepherd seekeih out bus 10 very lovely song of one that hath 2 According Rock in the day that he is 2011 a pleasant voice, and can play well to the scek his sheep that are scattered ; So 21 ou an instrument: for they hearing.
I seek out my sheep, and will dethy words, but they do them not. q Is.50.10. liver them out of all places where
33 And when this cometh to pass, Joel 2. 13. (lo, it will come,) then i shall they
they have been scattered in the
- ! cloudy and dark q day.
every one to
of Christ. 13 Andr I will bring them out from B. C. 587. ithe h places round about my hill 2 the people, and gather them from
blessing; and I will cause the the countries, and will bring them r Is.65.9, 10. shower to come down in his seato their own land, and feed them Je.23.3,4. son: there shall be showers of upon the mountains of Israel by the s Ps. 23.1,2. blessing. livers, and in all the inhabited Is.40.11. 27 And the tree of the field shall places of the country.
t Je.33. 12. yield her fruit, and the earth shall 14 1 8 will feed them in a good pas-u Je.3.15. yield her increase, and they shall be ture, and upon the high mountains Jno.21.15. safe in their land, and shall know of Israel shall their fold be: there t v Mi.4.6. that I am the LORD, when I have shall they lie in a good fold, and in Mat.18.11. broken the bands of their yoke, and a fat pasture shall they feed upon
delivered them out of the hand of the mountains of Israel.
Mar.2. 17. those that served themselves of 15 I will feed u my flock, and I will Lu.5.32. them. cause them to lie down, saith thew Am.4.1,2. | 28 And they shall no more be a Lord God.
Je. 10.24. prey to the heathen, neither shall 16 I will seek v that which was Mi. 10.17. the beast of the land devour them; lost, and bring again that which 3 small cattle but they shall dwell safely, and was driven away, and will bind up of lamb none shall make them atraid. that which was broken, and will and kids. 29 And il will raise up for them a strengthen that which was sick: Mat.25 39 plant 5 of renown, and they shall be but I will destroy w the fat and the seat be no more 6 consumed with hunger strong; I will feed them with judg goats.
in the land, neither bear the shame ment.
of the heathen any more.
z Lu.11.52. 17 And as for you, O my flock, thus
30 Thus shall they know that I the saith the Lord God, Behold, I judge
a Lu. 13. 14.
LORD their God am with them, and between 3 cattle and cattle, be
that they, even the house of Israel, tween y the rams and the 4 heb Je. 23.4,5.
are my people, saith the Lord GOD. goats.
| 31 And ye my flock, the flock k of 18 Seemeth it a small thing unto
my pasture, are men, and I am your you to have eaten up the good pas
God, saith the Lord GOD.
Go ture, but ye must tread down z with
Re.21.3. your feet the residue of your pas
The judgment of mount Seir for their Lures? and to have drunk of the
hatred of Israel. deep waters, but ve must foul the e Is.35.9. M OREOVER the word of the residue with your feet?
f Je.23.6. IV LORD came unto me, saying, 19 And as for my flock, they eat. Zec.8.13. 2 Son of man, set thy face that which ye have trodden with um
against mount Seir,a and prophesyb your teet; and they drink that b Ps 133.3.
against it, which ye have fouled with your
| 3 And say unto it, Thus saith the feet.
Lord GOD; Behold, O mount Seir, 20 T Therefore thus saith
5 or, for. the 6 taken
I am against thee, and I will stretch Lord GOD unto them; Behold I, away.
out mine hand against thee, and I Even I, will judge between the fat k Lu. 12.32.
will make thee 1 most desolate. cattle and between the lean cattle.
| 4 I will lay thy cities waste, and 21 Because ye have thrust with (nap..) thou shalt be desolate ; and thou Sidle and with shoulder, and pushed a De.2.5. shalt know that I am the LORD. all the a diseased with your horns, ch.25. 12, &c. 5 Because thou hast had a 2 pertil ye have scattered them abroad;
mabroad!! Je.49.7, c.petual hatred, and hast 3 shed the 22 Therefore will I save my flock,
L'I Am. 1.11,12. biond of the children of je
blood of the children of Israel by and they shall no more be a prey ;
Ob. 10,&c. the 4 for
the 4 force of the sword in the time and I will judge between cattle
ttle 1 desclation
of their calamity, in the time that and cattle.
and d: 50
their iniquity had an c end : 23 And I will set up one b shep-2 or hatred
6 Therefore, d as I live, saith the herd over them, and he shall feed of old,
Lord GOD, I will prepare thee unto
Lord GOD wou he pursue the mem, even my servant David; he h. 26'15. blood, and blood shall pursue thee: nail feed them, and he shall be 3 poured out sithe thou hast not hated blood, their shepherd.
The children. even blood shall pursue thee. 24 And Ic the LORD will be their hands. 1 7 Thus will I make mount Seir Gou, and my servant David a c ch.21.25.29. 5 most desolate, and cut off from prince d among them: I the LORD d Ps. 137.7. it him f that passeth out and him have spoken it.
Te Ps. 109.17.
that returneth. 25 And I will make with them a
8 And I will fill his mountains g covenant of peace, and will cause
with his slain men: in thy hills, and the evil beasts e to cease out of the
in thy valleys, and in all thy rivers, land: and they shall dwell safely ff Ju.5.6,7.
shall they fall that are slain with in the wilderness, and sleep in the g ch.32.5.
the sword. Woods.
h Mal.1.3,4. 9 l will make thee perpetual deso26 And I will make them g and
-lations, and thy cities h shall not
because thee: the and
comforted. return; and ye shall know that I B. C. 587. residue of the heathen, and against am the LORD.
all Idumea, , which have appoint. 10 Because thou hast said, These 6 or, though.ed h my land into their possession two nations and these two coun
with the joy of all their heart, with tries shall be ruine, and we will
ch.10. despiteful minds, to cast it out for possess it ; 6 whereas the LORD
a prey. was there :
6 Prophesy therefore concerning 11 Therefore, as I live, saith the k Ja.2.13. the land of Israel, and say unto the Lord GOD, I will even do accord
mountains, and to the hills, to the ing k to thine anger, and according IP's.91., 10.
rivers, and to the valleys, Thus to thine envy which thou hast used mi ch.36.2. saith the Lord God; Behold, I have out of thy hatred against them; Ps.83.12,13. spoken in my jealousy and in my and I will make myself known
tury, because ye have borne the among them, when I have judged
shame of the heathen: thee.
18 magnified. 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord 12 And thou shalt know that I am
GOD; I have listed k up mie liand, the LORD, and that I have heard /
Ps.73.8,9. Surely me
Surely the heathen that are about all thy blasphemies which thou
you, they shall bear their shame, hast spoken against the mountains o Is.65.13,14. 89 But ye, O mountains of isof Israel, saying, They are laid
rael, ye shall shoot forth your desolate, they are given us m to
briches, and yield your frut to my 7 consume.
a De.32.13. people of Israel; for they are at 13 Thus with your mouth ye have ch.35.10. hand to come. A boasted arannst me, and have
9 For, behold, I am for you, and I multiplied nvour words against muse for will turn untom you, and ye shall me: I have heard them.
because. be tiiled and sown: 14 Thus saith the Lord GOD; When 2 or, made to 10 And I will multiply men upon the o whole parth rejoiceth, I will come upon yon, all the house of Israel, on all make thee desolate.
thelip of the of it: and the cities shuu! he 1115 As thou didst rejoice at the in- tongue. habited, and then wastes shall te heritance of the house of Israel, c Ps.79.10. builded: because it was desolate, so will 13 or bottomel 11 And o I will multiply upon rou do unto thee: thou shalt be deso- or dalie man and beast, and they shall inlate, O mount Seir, and all lilumea,
crease and bring fiut; and I will even all of it: and they shall know
settle you after vour old estates,
29.10. that I am the LORD.
and will do better p unto you than CHAPTER XXXVI. e Ps.79.4. at your beginnings : and ye shall 1 The land of Israel is comforted, ric.lv
know q that I am the LORD. 25 The blessings of Christ's kingdom.
12 Yea, I will cause men to walk ALSO, thou son of man, prophesy n em
upon you, even ny people Israel: A unto the mountains of Israel,
andr they shall passe thee, and and say, Ye mountains of Israel,
thou shalt be their inheritance. hear the word of the LORD:
thou shalt no more henceforth be 2 Thus saith the Lord God; Be-h ch.35.10,11, reave them of men. cause the enemy hath said against illa 193 24 13 Thus saith the Lord Gon: HP you, Aha, even the ancient high a
cause they say unto you. This places are our's in b possession : ach 20.5. devoures: ups men, and has be
3 Therefore prophesy and say, I Am.9.13, 14. reaved thy nations; Thus saith the Lord God; 1 Be
| 14 Therefore thou shalt t'eran cause they have made you desolate,
men no more, neitlier bercafeter and swallowed you up on every " 15.0
nations any more, Sauth the side, that ye might be a possession o Je.31.27. Gon. unto the residue of the heathen, and 33.12. 15 Neither will I cause min to ye are 2 taken upc in the lips of p Is.54.7-10. hear in thee the shame of the heatalkers, and are an infamy of the q Is.52.4-6. then any more, neither sint th1 people :
bear the reproach to the e 1 Therefore, ye mountains of Is
any more, neither shalt thou ca rel, hear the word of the Lord : Nu.13.32.
thay nations to fall any more, suth GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD to 4 or, cause to the Lord God. the mountains, and to the hills, to! fal.
16 9 Moreover the word of the the 3 rivers, and to the valleys, to (Ps. 99.50.51. LORD came unto me, saying the desolate wastes, and to the Zep.2.8 17 Son of niu, when the house cities that are forsaken, which be- iso- Israel dwelt in their own fatr. came a prey d and derision e to the
they defiled u it by their own way, residue of the heathen that are
and by their doings; tuer wat wys
v Le.15.19,&c. round about;
C. before ine as the uncleannosto 5 Therefore thus saith the Lord wch. 16.36,38. a removed woman. God; Surely in the fire f of my 23.37. 1 18 Wherefore I poured my fry jealousy have I spoken against the
- upon them for the blood up that
Christ's kingdom. they had shed upon the land, and B. C. 587. sight for your iniquities and for your for their idols wherewith they had
abommations. polluted it:
2 R0.2.21. 32 Not s for your sakes do I this, 19 And I scattered them among y Ps.74.18. saith the Lord God, be it known the heathen, and they were dis- 2 Ps.115.1. unto you: be ashamed and conpersed through the countries : ac- a Ps. 106.8.
founded for your own ways, 0 cording to their way, and accordeir way, and accordob Ps.46.10.
house of Israel ing to their doings, I judged them.
33 Thus saith the Lord God; In 20 And when they entered into
the day that I shall have cleutised the heathen, whither they went, iPe.2.9.
you from all your iniquities, I will they r profaned my holy name,
also cause you to dwell t in the when they said to them. These are
5 or, your.
cities, and the wastes shail be the people of the LORD, and are d ch
ce d ch.34.13. builded. gone forth out of his land.
1 37.2!,&c. 31 And the desolate land shall be 21 T But I had pity for mine holy y
holy Ps.107.2,3. tilled, whereas it lay desolate in the
. name, which the house of Israel e Is.52.15. sight of all that passed by had profaned among the heathen,
| 35 And they sliall say, This land whither they went.
f Jno.3.5. that was desolate is become like 22 Therefore say unto the house g Je.33.8. the garden of Eden; u and the of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD: Zec. 13.1. waste and desolate and ruined I do not this for your z sakes. 0 Co.6.11. cities are become fenced, and are house of Israel, but for mine a holy h ch.11.19. inhabited. name's sake, which ve have pro- Ps.51.10. 30 Then the heathen that are left laned among the heathen whither Je.32.39. round about you shall know that I ye went.
i Zec.7.12. the LORD build the ruined places, 23 And I b will sanctify my great k De 30.6.
anul piant that that was desolate:I name, which was profaned among 2C0.3.3. the LORD have spoken it, and I the heathen, which ye have pro- 2 R0.8.9.15. I will do vit. faned in the midst of them; and Co.3.16. | 37 Thus saith the Lord GOD; ) the heathen shall know that I am Ep.1.13,14. will yet for this be inquired of w the LORD, saith the Lord God, when IJno.3.24. by the house of Israel, x to do it for I shall be sanctified in you c before m Ga.5.16. them; I will increase them with 5 their eyes.
Col.2.6. men like a flock. 21 For Id will take you from 1Jno. 1.6,7. 38 As the Choly flock, as the flock among the heathen and crather you 2J40.6. of Jerusalem in her solemn feasts; out of all countries, and will bring n Ho. 1.10. So shall the waste cities be filled you into your own land.
o Mat. 1.21. with flocks of men: and they shall 25 1 Then e will I sprinkle clean R9.6.14. know that I am the LORD. water f upon you, and ye shall be
CHAPTER XXXVII. Clean: from all your filthiness, g'p Ho.184.108.40.206 The resurrection of dry bones. 21 and from all your idols, will I ch.16.61.63. The promises of Christ's kingdom. cleanse you.
THEhand of the LORD was upon 26 A new heart h also will I give
I me, and carried me out in the you, and a new spirit will I put
Spirit a of the LORD, and set me within you, and I will take away 8.
down in the midst of the valley the stony i heart out of your flesh. t Zec.8.7,8. which was full of bones, and I will give you an heart of u Joel 2.3. | 2 And caused me to pass by them flesh.k
v Ho.14.4.9. round about : and, behold, there 27 And I will put my Spirit l within w Zec. 10.6,9.
were very many in the open I vallev; you, and cause you to walk m in
and, lo, they were very dry. hiv statutes, and ye shall keep my He. 1.16. 3 And he said unto me, Son of Judgments, and do them.
1Jn0.5.14. man, can these bones live? And I 28 And ye shall dwell in the land ch.20.31. answered. O Lord GOD, thout ibat I gave to your fathers; and ye He.10.21, knowest. shall be my people, n and I will be
22. 4 Again he said unto me, Prophesy your God.
6 flock of holy upon these bones, and say unto 29 I will also save o you from all things. them, o ye dry bones, hear the Your uncleannesses, and I will call (CHAP. 37.) word of the LORD. for the corn, and will increase it, a Lu.4.1.
5 Thus saith the Lord God unto and lay no famine upon you.
these bones; Behold, I will cause 30 And I will multiply the fruit of 1 or, chanz.
breath c to enter into you, and ye
breatnc the tree, and the increase of the paign.
shall live. field, that ye shall receive no more i De.32.39. 16 And I will lay sinews upon you, reproach of famine among the
and will bring up flesh upon you, heathen.
11.25,26. and cover you with skin, and put 31 Then shall ye remember g your
breath in you, and ye shall live; own evil ways, and your doings c ver.9, 10. and ye shall d know that I am the that were not good, and shall d Joel 2.27. LORD. loather yourselves in your own
7 So I prophesied as I was com