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A.C. 710 to 699.
Acts xiii. 47.
. 1 Heb. ii. 14, 15. q ch. ix. 2. rch. xlviii, 11.
+ Heb. the
4 He shall not fail nor be * discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth : and the isles shall wait for his law.
5 | Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein :
6 I the Lord have called thee in righteousness, and will
hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a coe che xlix.b venant of the people, for ° a light of the Gentiles ;
7 To open the blind eyes, to p bring out the prisoners Luke iv, 18., from the prison, and them that sit in 9 darkness out of the
8 I am the LORD: that is my name : and my 'glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.
9 Behold, the former things are come to pass, and new things do I declare: before they spring forth I tell you
10 Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise from
the end of the earth, ye that go down to the sea, and tall fulness thereof.
that is therein; the isles, and the inhabitants thereof.
their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit : let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains.
12 Let them give glory unto the LORD, and declare his praise in the islands.
13 The LORD shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall
stir up jealousy like a man of war : he shall cry, yea, roar ; Or, behar he shall prevail against his enemies. himself migh
14 I have long time holden my peace; I have been still,
and refrained myself : now will I cry like a travailing wo& Heb. swal man; I will destroy and g devour at once.
15 I will make waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, and I will dry up the pools.
16 And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known :
I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things | Heb, into | straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forstraightness.
17 They shall be turned back, they shall be greatly sliv. 11.& xlv. ashamed, that trust in graven images, that say to the molten
images, Ye are our gods.
18 Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, that ye may see.
low, or, sup up.
s Ps. xcvii. 7. ch. i. 29.&
* Or, him.
senger that I sent? who is blind as he that is perfect, and A.C. 710 blind as the Lord's servant?
20 Seeing many things, but thou observest not; open- t Rom. ii. 21. ing the ears, but he heareth not.
21 The Lord is well pleased for his righteousness' sake;
22 But this is a people robbed and spoiled ; + they are all t. Or, in snar-
23 Who among you will give ear to this? who will hearken
24 Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to the robbers?
25 Therefore he hath poured upon him the fury of his
Heb. for the after time?
1 The Lord comforteth his church with his promises. 8 He appealeth to the people
1 But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine.
2 When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned ; neither shall the flame kindle
4 Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been
5 u Fear not: for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed y ch. xli. 10, from the east, and gather thee from the west;
6 I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back : bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth;
11 Or, person.
14. & xliv. 2. Jer. xxx. 10, 11. & xlvi. 27, 28.
A.C. 710 to 699.
formed of God z ch, xlv. 21.
Helore u have
7 Even every one that is called by my name : for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.
8 Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.
9 Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the X ch. xli. 21, people be assembled : * who among them can declare this,
and shew us former things ? let them bring forth their wit-
10 Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant
whom I have chosen : that ye may know and believe me, ych. xli. 4. & and understand that I am he: y before me there was * Or, nothing God formed, neither shall there be after me.
11 I, even I, a am the LORD; and beside me there is no Hos. xiii, 4.
12 I have declared, and have saved, and I have shewed, when there was no strange god among you: therefore ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, that I am God.
13 Yea, before the day was I am he; and there is none
that can deliver out of my hand : I will work, and who shall + Hebturn it let pa it?
14 , Thus saith the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One
of Israel ; For your sake I have sent to Babylon, and have + Heb. bars. brought down all their nobles, and the Chaldeans, whose
cry is in the ships.
16 Thus saith the LORD, which maketh a way in the
17 Which bringeth forth the chariot and horse, the army and the power; they shall lie down together, they shall not rise : they are extinct, they are quenched as tow.
18 Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old.
19 Behold, I will do a new thing ; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.
20 The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragons Or, ostriches, and the $ || owls : because I give waters in the wilderness, letselt the volta and rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people, my
21 • This people have I formed for myself; they shall shew forth my praise.
22 9 But thou hast not called upon me, O Jacob; but thou hast been weary of me, O Israel.
b Ex. xiv.
c Josh. iii.
d 2 Cor. v. 17, Rev, xxi. 5.
e Luke i. 74, 75.
23 Thou hast not brought me the * small cattle of thy A.C. 710
24 Thou hast bought me no sweet cane with money,
25 I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions
26 Put me in remembrance : let us plead together : de-
27 Thy first father hath sinned, and thy #teachers have hleb, inter.
28° Therefore I have profaned the princes of the sanc- Or, koly
f Ezek. xxxvi.
xliii 1. Jer,
Acts ii. 18.
1 God comforteth the church with his promises. 7 The vanity of idols,
and folly of idol makers. 21 He exhorteth to praise God for his redemption and omaipotency.
1 Yet now hear, 8 0 Jacob my servant; and Israel, whom geh. xli. 8. &
2 Thus saith the LORD that made thee, and formed thee xlvi. 27, 28.
3 For I will " pour water upon him that is thirsty, and h ch. xxxv. 7
4 And they shall spring up as among the grass, as wil-
5 One shall say, I am the Lord's; and another shall call
6 Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his re-
i. 8, 17. & 7 And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? and the things that are coming, and shall come, let them shew unto them.
xlviii. 12. Rev.
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I know not any.
39. & xxxii.
m Ps. xcvii. 7. ch. i. 29. &
n Jer, X, 3, &c.
8 Fear yo not, neither be afraid : have not I told thee
from that time, and have declared it ? ye are even my witk Deut. iv. 35, nesses. Is there a God beside me? yea, * there is no * God;
9 9 They that make a graven image are all of them vaHeb desira. nity; and their + delectable things shall not profit; and IPs . cxv. 4, they are their own witnesses ; "they see not, nor know; that
they may be ashamed.
10 Who hath forined a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?
11 Behold, all his fellows shall be mashamed : and the xlii. 17.& xlv. workmen, they are of men : let them all be gathered toge
ther, let them stand up; yet they shall fear, and they shall
12 · The smith #with the tongs both worketh in the coals,
13 The carpenter stretcheth out his rule; he marketh it out with a line; he fitteth it with planes, and he marketh it out with the compass, and maketh it after the figure of a man, according to the beauty of a man; that it may remain in the house,
14 He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress Or, taketh and the oak, which he strengtheneth for himself among
the trees of the forest: he planteth an ash, and the rain doth
15 Then shall it be for a man to burn: for he will take
16 He burneth part thereof in the fire; with part thereof he eateth flesh; he roasteth roast, and is satisfied : yea, he warmeth himself, and saith, Aha, I am warm, I have seen the fire:
17 And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image: he falleth down unto it, and worshippeth it, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me; for thou art my god.
18 They have not known nor understood : for he hath || Heb. daubed. || shut their eyes, that they cannot see ; and their hearts,
that they cannot understand.
it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals