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?L Antie remnant that is escaped of the 11 l said, I shall not see the Lord, even the house of Juilah shall again lake root down Lorn, in the land of the living : I shall behold ward, and bear fruit upwaril:

man no more with the inliabitants of the world. 32 For out of Jerusalein all go foreli a 12 Mine age is departed, and is removed temanant, and they thint escape out of mount from me as a shepherd's tent: I have cut off Zion, the zeal of the Lord of liosts shall do like a weaver my life; he will cut me off with Sluis.

pining sickness: from day even to night wilt 33 Therefore thus saith the LORD concern- ihou make an end of me, ing the king of Assyria, He shall not come 13 I reckoned till morning, that, as a lion, into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor so will he break all my bones: from day even come before it with shields, nor cast a bank to night wilt thou make an end of me. against it.

14 Like a crane, or a swallow, so did I 31 By the way that he came, by the same chatter ; I did mourn as a dove; mine eyes shall be return, and shall not come into this fail with looking upward: 0 Lord, I am op: cily, saith the LORD.

pressed; undertake for me. 35 For I will defend this city to save it, for' 15 TV hat stall I say? he liath both spoken un mine own sake, and for my servant David's to me, and himselt hath done it : I shall go sake.

softly all my years in the billerness of my soul. 36 Then the angel of the LORD went forth, 16 O Lori, by these things men live, and and smole in the camp of the Assyrians an in all these things is the life of my spirit : so bundred and fourscore and five thousand : wilt thou recover me, and make me to live. and when they arose early in the inorning, 17 Behold, for peace I had great bitterness; behold, iliey were all dead corpses. but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it

37 So Sennacherib king of Assyria de- from the pit of corruption : fortbou hast cast parted, and went and returned, and dwelt all my sins behind tliy back. at Nineveh.

13 For the grave cannot praise thee; death 38 And it came to pass. as he was worship- can not celebrate thee; they that go down ping in the house of Nisroclı his god, that into the pit cannot hope for thy truth. Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons smote 19 The living, the living, be shall praise him with the sword; and they escaped into thee, as I do this day; the father to the chilthe land of Armer'a: and Esar-laddon bis dren sball make known thy truth. son reigned in his tead.

20 The LORD wos ready to save me: there CHAP. XXXVIII.

fore we will sing my songs to the stringed inIthose che si asilitezekiah sisiksuoto deal. cruments all the days of our life in the liouse

And Isaiali the prophet, the son of Ainozof the . came unto him, and said unto him, Tuus 21 For Isaiah bad said, Let them take a saith the LORI), Set thine liouse in order: for lump of figs, and lay it for a plaster upon the thou shalt die, and not live.

boil, and he shall recover. Then Hezekiah turned his face toward Hezekiah also had said, What is the sign the wall, and prayed unto lie Lori, that I shall go up to the house o the LORD? 3 And said. Remember now, O LORI), I

CHAP. XXXIX. beseecii thee, how I have walked before thee T tliat time Merodacb-baladan, the son done that which is good in thy siglie: and and a present to Hezekiah: for he bad heard Hezekiah wept sore.

that lie had been sick, and was recovered. * I Then came the word of the LORD 10 2 And Hezekiah was glad of them, and Isaiali, saying,

shewed them the house of his precious things, 5 Go and say to Hezekialı, Tlus sailli the the silver, and the gold, and the spices, and Lord, the Govl of David thy failier, I bave the prerious ointment, and all the bouse of heard thy prayer, 1 !ave seen this ears : be- bis ar mour, and all that was found in his hold, I will add unto thy days filieen years. treasures: there was noiling in his house.

6 And I will deliver thee and this city out nor in all his dominion, that Hezekialı slew of the hand of the king of Assyria : and I will ed them not. defend this cits.

3 ^ Then came Isaiah the prophet unio 7 And this shull be a sign unto thee from king Hezekial, and said unto him, Ilhat said the LORD, that the Lord will do this thing these mer? and from whence came they unto that lie hath spoken :

thee? And Hezekiah said, They are come from 8 Behold, I'will bring again the shadow of a far country unto me, even from Babylon. the degrees which is gone down in the sun 4 Then said be, what liave they seen in dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the line house? And Hezekiah answered, All sun returned ten degrees, by which degrees that is in mine house bave they seen; there it was gone down.

is nothing among my treasures that'l bave 9 1 Ile writing cr Hezekiah king of Ju- not shewed them. dah, when he had been sick, and was re 5 Then said Isaiah to Hezekialı, Hear the covered of his sickness:

word of the Lord of hosts; 10 I said in the cuiling off of my days, 1 6 Beloll, the days come, that all that is shall go to the gates of the grave: 'I am de- lin lline house, anul that which thy fathers arived of the residue of ny yeus. have laid up in store un'il this day, suall be


carried 10 Babylon: nothing shall be left, 17 All nations before him are as nothing saith the LORD.

and they are courted to him less than no 7 And of thy sons that shall issue from thing, and vanity. thee, which thou shalt begel, shall they take 13, To whom then will ye liken God? or away; and they shall be eunuclis in the pa- what likeness will ye compare unto bim? lace of the king of Babylon.

19 The workmen melteth a graven image 8 Then said Hezekinli to Isaials, Good is and the goldsmith spreadeth it over will the word of the Lord which thou hast spo- gold, and casteth silver chains. ken: he said moreover, For there shall be 20 He that is so impoverished that he hatt peace and truth in my days.

no oblation chooseth a tree that will not rot CUAP. XL.

be seeketh unto liim a cunning workman COMFORT goed. comfort ye my people, to prepare a graven image, that shall not be

2 Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, 21 Have ye not known? have ye not and cry unto her that her warfare is arcom- beard? bath it not been told you from the plished, that her iniquity is pardoned: for beginning ? bave ye not undersiood from the she hath received of the Lord's hand double foundations of the earth? for all her sins.

222 It is he that sitteth upon the circle of 3 The voice of liim that crieth in the the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heamake straight in the desert a bigliway for vens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as our God.

a tent to dwell in ; 4 Every valley shall be exalted, and every 23 That bringeth the princes to nothing; mountain and hill shall be made low: and he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity. the crooked shall be made straight, and the 21 Yea, 'ley shall not be planted; yea, they rough places plain :

shall not be sown; yea, their stock shall not 5. And the glory of the Lord shall be re-take root in the earth: and he shall also blow vealed, and all flesh shall see it together: for upon them, and they shall wither, and the the mouth of the Lord hath spoken il. whirlwind shall take them away as stubble.

6 The voice said, Cry. And he said, What 25 To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I cry? All Aesh is grass; and all the good- shall I be equal? saith the Holy One. liness thereof is as the flower of the field: 26 Lift up your eyes on high, and behold

7 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth : who liath created these things, that bringer because the Spirit of the Lord bloweth upon out their host by number: he calleth them it: surely the people is grass.

all by names, by the greatness of his might. 8 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; for that he is strong in power; not one failell but the word of our God shall stand for ever. 27 Why sayest thou, O Jacob, and speakest,

9 1 0 Zion, that bringest good tidings, get O Israel, My way is hid from the Lord, and thee up into the higli mountain; 0 Jerusalem, my judgment is passed over from my God? that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice 28 4 Hast thou not known, last thou noj with strength : lift it up, be not afraid; say heard, that the everlasting, God, the LORD, unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God! the Creator of the ends of the earth, faintetli

10 Behold, the Lord God will come with not, neither is weary? there is no searching strong hund, and bis arm shall rule for lim : of his onderstanding. behold, his reward is with him, and his work 29 He giveth power to the saint; and to them before him.

that høre no miglit Ives increaseth strength. 11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd; 30 Even the youths shall faint and be he shall gather the lambs with his arın, and weary, and the young men shall utterly fall. carry them in bis bosom, and shall gently 31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall lead those that are with young.

renew their strength; they shall mount up 121 Who hath measured the waters in the with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not hollow of his hand,and meted out heaven with be weary; anul they shall walk, and not faint. the span, a!d comprehended the dust of the

CHAP. XLI. tains in scales, and the bills in a balance". KEEP silence before me, O islands; and

let the people renew their strength: let 13 W 110 laih directed the Spirit of the Lord, them come near, then let them speak: letu or, being his counsellor, hatli taught him? come near together to judgment.

14 With whom took he counsel, and who 2 Who raised up the righteous man from inspructed him, and taught him in the path the east, called him to his foot, gave the na. of judgment, and taught hin knowledge, and tions belore him, and made him rule over shewed to him the way of understanding? kings? he gave them as the dust to bis sword

15 Behold, the nalions are as a drop of a anul as driven stubble to his bow. bucke:, and are counted as the sinall dust of 3 He pursued them, and passed safely; even the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles by the way that he had not gone with his feet. as a very little thing.

4 Who liath wrought and done it, calling 16 And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, the generations from the beginning I the yor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt-Lorn, the first, and with the last; I am he. offering

5 The isles saw it, and feared; the ends ou

he earth were afraid, drew near, and came. 23 Shew the things that are to come here

6 They helped every one his neighbour, after, that we may know that ye are gods. and every one said to his brother, Be of good vea, do good, or do evil, that we may be courage.


dismayed, and behold it together. ? Sous carpenter encouraged the gold-) 2+ Behold, ye are of nothing, and your smith, and he that smootheth with the ham work of soughi: an abomination is he that mer bim that smote the anvil, saying, It is chooseth you. ready for the sodering: and le fastened iv 25 I have raised up one from the north, and with nails, that it should not be moved. he shall come: from the rising of the sun

8 But thou, Israel, art my servant, Jacob shall he call upon my name; and he shall whom I have choseri, the seed of Abraham come upon princes as upon mortar, and as my friend,

the potter treadeth clay. 9 Thou whom I have taken from the ends 26 Who hath declared from the beginning, of the earth, and called thee from the chief that we may know ? and before time, that men thereof, and said unto thee, thou art we may say, He is righteous ? yea, there is my servant; I have chosen thee, and not cast none that shewetli; yea, there is none tha thee away.

declareth; yea, there is none that heareth 10 | Fear thou not ; for I am with thee: your words. be not dismayed; for I am thy God: 1 will 27 The first shall say to Zion, Behold, bestrengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, hold them: and I will give to Jerusalem one I will uphold thee with the right hand of my that bringeth good tidings. righteousness.

28 For I beheld, and there was no man: 11 Beho!d, all they that were incensed even among them, and there was no coun agains& thee shall be ashamed and confound-sellor, that, when I asked of thein, could an

they shall be as nothing; and they that swer a word. strive with thee shall perishi


29 Behold, they are all vanity; their works 12 Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find are nothing : their molten images are wind them, even tiem that contended with thee : and confusion. they that war against thee shall be as no

CHAP. XLII. thing, and as a ihing of nought.

13 For I the LCRD thy God will hold thiv mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth: right band, saying to thee, Fear not; I will I have put my Spirit upon nim; he shall help thee.

bring fortlı judgment to the Gentiles. 14 Fear not. thw. vorm Jacob, and ve men 2 ile shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause of Is.

pelp thee, saith the Lord, bis voice to be heard in the street. and thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel. PA bruised reed shall he not break, and

15 Behold, I will make iliee a new sharp moking flax shall he not quench : be thrashing instrument having teeth: thou shalt a bring forth judgment unto iruth. thrazh the mountains, and beat them small, 4'He shall not fail

nor be discouraged, till and shalt make the hills as chaff.

he liave set judgment in the earth: and the 16 Thou shalt fan them, and the wind shall isles shall wait for his law. carry them away, and the wbirlwind siiall 5 1 Thus saith God the Lord, he that scalier them: and thou shalt rejoice in the created the heavens, and stretched them out, Lorarul shalt glory in the HolyOne of Israel. he that spread forth the earth, and that

17 When the poor and needy seek water, which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath and there is none, and their tongue faileth for unto the people upon it, and spirit to them thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God that walk'therein: of Israel will not forsake them.

6 l the Lord, have called thee in righte18 I will open rivers in high places, and ousness, and will hold thine hand, and will fountains in the midst of the valleys : I will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of make the wilderness a pool of water, and the the people, for a light of the Gentiles; dry land springs of waier.

7 To open the blind eyes, to bring out the 19 I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in the shittali-tree, and the myrtle, and the oil. dark ness out of the prison-house. tree; I will set in the desert the fir-tree, and 81 am the LORD that is my name: and the pine, and the box-tree together; my glory will I not give to another, neither

26 That they may see, and know, and cou my praise to graven images. sider, and understand together, that the hand 9 Behold, the former things are come to of the Lord hath done this, and the Holy pass, and new things do I declare : before One of Israel hath created it.

they spring forth I tell you of them. 21 1 Produce your cause, saith the LORD : To Sing onto the LORD a new song, ana bring forth your strong reasons, saith the his praise from the end of the earth, ye that King of Jacob.

go down to the sea, and all that is therein ; 22 Let them bring them forth, and shew us the isles, and the inhabitants thereof. what shall happen: let them shew the former 11 Lei the wilderness and the cities thereof lings, what they be, that we may consider lifi up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth them, and know the latter end of them; or inhabit : let the inhabitants of the rock sing,let declare us things for lo come.

them shout from the top of the mountains.

12 Let them give glory unto the LORD, 5 Fear not; for . am with ibee : I will aud declare bis praise in the islands. bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee

13 1 The LORD shall go forth as a mighty from the west ; man, he shall stir up jealousy like a man of 6 I will say to the porth, Give up; and to war : he shall cry; yea, roar ; he shall pre- the south, Keep not back : bring my sons vail against bis enemies.

from far, and my daughters from the ends 14 I have long time lioiden my peace ; 1 of the earth ; have been still, and refrained myself : now 7 Even every one that is called by my name will I cry like a travailing woman; I will for I have created bim for my glory, I have destroy and devour at once.

formed him; yea, I have made him. 15 I will make waste mountains and bills, 8 1 Bring forth the blind people that have and dry up all their herbs; and I will make eyes, and the deaf that have ears. the rivers islands, and I will dry up the pools. 9 Let all the nations be gathered together,

16 And I will bring the blind by a way that and let the people be assembled: who among they knew not; I will lead them in paths them can declare this, and shew us for iner that they have not known: I will make dark- things ? let them bring forih their witnes es, ness light before them, and crooked things that they may be justified; or let them lear, straight. These things will I do unto them, and say, It is truth. and not forsake them.

10 Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, 17 They shall be turned back, they shall be and my servant whom I have chosen ; that yo greatly ashamed, that trust in graven images, may know and believe ine, and understand that say to the molten images, Ye are our gods. thai I am he: before me there was no God

18 Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, formed, neither shall there be after me. that ve may see.

11 ), even I, am the LORD; and besides me 19 Who is blind, but my servant? or dear, there is no saviour. as my messenger tha! I sent? who is blind as 12 I have declared, and have saved, and ! he liat is perfect, and blind as the Lord's have shewed, when there was no strange god servant ?

among you : therefore ye are iny witnesses, 20 Seeing many things, but thou observest saith the LORD, that I am God. not ; opening the ears, but he heareth not. 13 Yea, before the day wus I am he ; and

21 The Lord is well pleased for his righ- there is none that can deliver out of my hand teousness' sake; he will magnify the law, I will work, and who shall let it? and make it honourable.

14 I Thus saith the LORD, your Redeemer 22 But this is a people robbed and spoiled; the Holy One of Israel, For your sake I have they are all of them snared in holes, and they sent 10 Babylon, and have brought down al: are hid in prison-houses: they are for a preys their nobles, and the Chaldeans, whose cry and none delivereth ; for a spoil and no is in the ships. saith, Restore.

15 I am the LORD, your Holy One, the 23 Who among you will give ear to this ? Creator of Israel, your King. who will hearken, and hear for the time to 16 Thus saith the Lord, which maketh a come ?

way in the sea, and a path in the mighty 24 Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel waters; to the robbers ? did not the Lorn, he against 17 Which bringeth forth the chariot and whom we have sinned ? for they would not horse, the army, and the power; they shall walk in his ways, neither were they obedient lie down together, they shall not rise ? they unto his law,

are extinct, they are quenched as low. 25 Therefore he hath poured upon him the 18 $ Remember ye not the former things, fury of his anger, and the strength of battle : neither consider thellrings of old. and it hath set him on fire round about, yel 19 Behold, I will do a new thing : now it be knew not; and it burned him; yet he laid shall spring forth ; shall ye not know it? I it not to heart.

will even make a way in ihe wilderness, and CHAP. XLIII.

rivers in the desert. But now Shus saith the LORD that created 20 The beast of the field shall bonour nir,

thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, the dragons and the owlş: because I girewa. O Israel, Fear not: for I have recieemed thee, ters in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, i have cailed thee hy thy name; thou art mine, to give drink to my people, my chosen.

2 When thou passesi through the waters, I 81 This people have I formed for myself ; will be with thee; and through the rivers, they they shall slew forth my praise. shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest 12 1 But thou hast not called upon me, () through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; Jacob; but thou hast been weary of me, O neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. Israel.

3 For I am the LORD thy God, the Holy 23 Thou hast not brought me the small One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt för callle orthy burnt-offerings, neither hast thou thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee. bonoured me with thy sacrifices: I have not

4 Since thou wast precious in niy sight, caused thee to serve with an offering, nor thou hast been honourable, and I have loved wearied thee with incense. thee : therefore will I give men for thee, and 24 Thou häst bought me po swee! cane


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the fat of thy sacrifices ; but thou last made man, according to the beauty of a man ; thar ne to serve with thy sins, thou hast wearied it may remain in the house. me with thine iniquities.

14 ke heweth bin down cedars, and taketh 25 l, even I, am he that blotteth out thy the cypress and the oak, which he strengthtransgressions for mine own sake, and will eneth for himself among the trees of the not remember thy sins.

forest : he planteth an asli, and the rain doth 26 Put me in remembrance; let us plead nourish it. logether : declare thou, that thou mayest be 15 Then shall it be for a man to burn: for justified.

he will take thereof, and warm himself'; yea, 27 Thy first father hath sinned, and thy he kindleth it, and baketh bread; yea, he kachers have transgressed against me. maketh a god, and worshippeth i!: he maketh

28 Therefore I have profaned the princes it a graven image, and falleth down thereto.

the sanctuary, and bave given Jacob to 161 He burneth part thereof in the fire ; die curse, and Israel to reproaches. with part thereof he eateth Alesh; he roasi. CHAP. XLIV.

eth roast, and is satisfied ; yea, he warmeth now hear, 0 Jacob my servant; and himself, and saith, Aha, 1 am warm, 1 bave Israel, wliom I have chosen ;

seen the fire : 2 Thus saith the LORD that made thee, 17 And the residue thereof he maketli a god, and formed thee from the womb, which will even his graven image: he falleth down unto belp thee ; Fear not, O Jacob, my servant ; it, and worshippeth it, and prayeth unto it, and thou, Jesurun, whom I have chosen. and saith, Deliver me; for thou art my god.

3 For I will pour water upon him that is 18 They have not known nor understood • thirsty, and foot's upon the dry ground : 1 for he liath shut their eyes, that they cannot will pour iny Spirit upon ty seed, and my see; and their hearts, that they cannot unblessing upon thine offspring :

derstand. 4 And they shall spring up as among the 19 And none considereth in his heart, neigrass, as willows by the water-courses. ther is there knowledge nor understanding 10

5 One shall say, l um the Lord's; and an- say, I have burned part of it in the fire ; yea, ther shall call himse!by the name of Jacob; also I have baked bread upon the coals there. and another shall subscribe with his hand un- of; I have roasted flesh, and eatenit; and shall o the Lory, and surname himself by the I make the residue thereof an abominatiop? name of Israel.

sball I fall down to the stock of a tree? 6 Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, 20 He seedeth on aslies: a deceived heart and lus Redeemer the LORD of hosts ; I am hath turned him aside, that he cannot deli. the first, and I am the last; and besides ine ver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my there is no God.

right hand ? 7 And who, as 1, shall call, and shall de 21 \ Remember these, O Jacob and Isclare it, and set it in order for me, since 1rael; for thou art my servant: I have formed ppointed the ancient people? and the things thee; thou art my servant : 0 Israel, thou dat are coming, and shall come, let them shall not be forgotien of me. shew unto them.

2:2 I have bloited out, as a thick cloud, thy 8 Fear ye noi, neither be afraid : have not transgressions, and, as a clond, thy sins: reI told thee from that time, and have decla- turn unto me, for I have redeemed thee. red it? ye are even my witnesses. Is there 23 Sing, O ye heavens ; for the Lord bath a God besides me ? yea, there is no God; 1 done it ; shoui, ye lower parts of the earth; know not any:

break forth into singing, ye mountains, O 9 They ihat make a graven image are forest, and every tree therein : for the Lord all of them vanity; and their delectable bata redeemed Jacob, and glorified liimself Wings shall not profit ; and they are their in Israel. own witnesses : ibey see not, nor know ;) 24 Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, that they may be ashamed.

and be that formed thee from the won:)), 10 Who hath forined a god, or molten al am the LORD that maketh all things; that Floven image thut is profitable for no- stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that ihing ?

spreadeth abroad the earth by myself; u Behold, all his fellows shall be ashamed; 25 That frustratetb the tokens of the liars, and the workmen, they are of men: let them and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise all 5e gatiered iogetlier, let them stand up ; men backward, and maketh their kuowledge yet they shall fear, anul they shall be ashamed roolish; iogether.

26 That confirmeth the word of his ser 12 The smith with the tongs both worketh vant, and performeth the counsel of his mes. in the coals, and fashioneth ii withi bainmers, sengers; that saith to Jerusalem, Thou shalt and worketh it will the strength of his arms: be inbabited ; and to the cities of Judalı, Ye yea, he is liungry, and his strength saileth : shall be built; and I will raise up the decayed he drinketh no water, and is faini.

places thereof: 13 The carpenter stretchell out his rule, 27 That saith to the deep, Be dry, and I be marketh it out with a live, lie fiueth iiwili dry up thy rivers ; with planes, and he marketh it out with the 28 That saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, empass, and maketh it after the figure of aland shall perform all my pleasure ; even saja


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