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between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. Unto the 16
Mark xvi. 18. Behold, I give unto you (that made under the law, to redeem them that believe) power to tread on serpents and scor were under the law. Gal. iv. 4, 5. pions. Luke x. 19. And when Paul had It shall bruise thy head.) And the God of gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. the fire, there came a viper out of the heat and Rom. xvi. 20. When he ascended up on high, fastened on his hand; and he shook off the he led “captivity” (or a “multitude of capbeast in the fire, and felt no harm. Acts xxviii. tives”) captive, and gave gifts unto men. Eph. 35. The poison of asps is under his lips. iv. 8. And (Christ) having spoiled princiRom. iii. 13.
palities and powers, he made a shew of them, Thy seed and her seed, &c.] O generation openly triumphing over them "in it” (or, “ in of vipers (saith Jolin to the Jews) who himself”). Coloss. ii. 15. Forasmuch, then, hath warned you to fee from the wrath to as the children are partakers of flesh and come? Matt. ii. 7. O generation of vipers, blood, he also himself, likewise, took part of how can ye, being evil, speak good things ? the same, that, through death, he might destroy Matt. xii. 34. He that committeth sin is of him that had the power of death, that is, the the devil, for the devil sinneth from the be- devil, and deliver them who, through fear of ginning. In this the children of God are death, were all their life-time subject to bondmanifest, and the children of the devil; who- age. Heb. ii. 14, 15. For this purpose the soever doeth not righteousness is not of God. Son of God was manifested, that he might de1 John iii. 8. 10. The field is the world, the stroy the works of the devil. 1 John iii. 8. good seed are the children of the kingdom, Who is he that overcometh the world, but he but the tares are the children of the wicked that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? one. Matt. xiii. 38. Ye serpents, ye gene
1 John v. 5. And there was war in heaven: ration of vipers, how can “ye” (“ Scribes and Michael and his angels fought against the Pharisees") escape the damnation of hell? dragon, and the dragon fought and his angels, Matt. xxi. 33. Ye are of your father the devil, and prevailed not; and the great dragon was and the lusts of your father ye will do. John cast out, that old serpent called the devil, and viii. 44. Then Paul said, (to Elymas the Satan. And the dragon was wroth with the sorcerer) O full of all subtility, and all mis woman, and went to make war with the remchief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all nant of her seed, which keep the cominandrighteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert ments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus the right ways of the Lord ? Acts xiii, 10. Christ. Rev. xii. 7, 8, 9. 17. And I saw an
Her seed, &c.] The Lord hath sworn in angel come down from heaven, having the key truth unto David: Of the fruit of thy body of the bottomless pit, and a great chain in his will I set upon thy throne. Ps. cxxxii. 11. hand, and he laid hold on the dragon, that old Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a serpent, &c. and cast him (the old serpent) sign, behold a virgin shall conceive and bear a into the bottomless pit, and set a seal upon son, and "shall call” (or “ thou, O virgin, shalt him, that he should deceive the nations no call") his name Immanuel. Isa. vii. 14. The more till the thousand years should be fulfilled : Lord hath created a new thing in the earth, a and after that he must be loosed a little season. woman shall compass a man. Jer. xxxi. 22. And the devil that deceived “them” (“the Therefore will he give them up until the time nations") was cast into the lake of fire and that she, which travaileth, hath brought forth. brimstone, where the beast and false prophet Micah v. 3. Behold, a virgin shall be with are, and shall be tormented day and night, for child, and shall bring forth a son, and " they ever and ever. Rev. xx. 1. 3. 10. shall call" (or “ his name shall be called") Thou shalt bruise his heel, &c.] Dan shall Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, with us. Matt. i. 23. And (Joseph) knew her that biteth the horse-heels, so that his rider not till she had brought forth her first-born shall fall backwards. Gen. xlix. 17. “ He" son, and he called his name Jesus. Matt. i. 25. (“the Lord Jesus”) is despised and rejected of And, behold, thou (Mary) shalt conceive in men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with thy womb, and bring forth a Son, and shalt grief, and we hid, as it were, our faces from call his name Jesus. The Holy Ghost shall him; he was despised and we esteemed him come upon thee, and the power of the Highest not; surely he hath borne our griefs and shall overshadow thee, therefore also that carried our sorrows, yet we did esteem him holy thing, which shall be born of thee, shall stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. Therebe called the Son of God. And thou, child, fore will I divide him a portion with the great; (John the Baptist) shalt be called the prophet and he shall divide the spoil with the strong, of the highest, for thou shalt go before the face because he hath poured out his soul unto of the Lord to prepare his ways. Luke i. 31. death, and he was numbered with the trans35. 76. But when the fulness of time was gressors. And he bare the sin of many, and come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made intercession for the transgressors. Isa.
woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy con
ception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire 17 shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee. And unto
liii. 3, 4. 12. And after threescore and two wife, was with child, near to be delivered ; and weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for when she heard the tidings that the ark of himself. Dan. ix. 26. Then was Jesus led God was taken (by the Philistines), and that up of the spirit into the wilderness, to be her father in law and her husband were dead, tempted of the devil. Then saith Jesus unto she bowed herself and travailed, for her pains him, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, came upon her. 1 Sam. iv. 19, 20. Fear took and him only shalt thou serve. Matt. iv. 1. 10. hold upon them (the confederate kings of idolaAnd he (Jesus) came out and went, as he was trous nations) there, and pain as of a woman wont, to the Mount of Olives. And being in in travail. Ps. xlviii. 6.And “they" (" of an agony he prayed more earnestly, and his Babylon") shall be afraid ; pangs and sorrows sweat was, as it were, great drops of blood, shall take hold of them; they shall be in pain falling down to the ground.
When I was as a woman that travaileth. Isa. xiii. 8. daily with you in the temple, (said the Lord) “ Therefore". (" in consequence of a grievous ye stretched forth no hands against me, but this vision of the fall of Babylon") are my (Isaiah's) is your hour and the power of darkness. Luke loins filled with pain ; pangs have taken hold xxii. 39. 44. 53. Now is the judgment of this upon me, as the pangs of a woman that traworld (saith Christ), now shall the prince of vaileth. Isa. xxi. 3. Like as a woman with this world be cast out; and I, if I be lifted up child, that draweth near the time of her defrom the earth, will draw all men unto me; livery, is in pain and crieth out in her pangs, this he said, signifying what death he should so have we been in thy sight, O Lord; we die. John xii. 31, 32, 33. The prince of this have been with child, we have been in pain. world cometh (saith the Lord Jesus), and hath Isa. xxvi. 17, 18. He (Christ) shall see of nothing in me, but that the world may know the travail of his soul (in the extension of his that I love the Father; and as the Father gave church), and shall be satisfied. Isa. liii
. 11. me commandment, even so I do. John xiv. For “I” (“ Jeremiah") have heard a voice as 30, 3). For in that he himself hath suffered, of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of being tempted, he is able to succour them her that bringeth forth her first child. Jer. that are tempted. Heb. ii. 18. (Christ) who iv. 31. Anguish hath taken hold of “us” in the days of his flesh, when he had offered (" the Jews"), and pain (for impending calami. up prayers and supplications with strong cry- ties) as of a woman in travail. Jer. vi. 24. Shall ing and tears, unto him that was able to save not sorrows take thee (when God shall punisk him from death, and was heard " in that he Judah) as a woman in travail ? Jer. xiii. 21. feared” (or "for his piety"). Though he were O inhabitant of Lebanon, that makest thy nest a son, yet learned he obedience by the things in the cedars, how gracious shalt thou be when which he suffered. Heb. v. 7. Behold, the pangs come upon thee, the pain as of a woman devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye in travail ! Jer. xxii. 23. Anguish and sorrows may be tried; and ye (the angels or ministers have taken “her” (“ Damascus") as a woman of the churches of Ephesus) shall have tribula- in travail. Jer. xlix. 24. Now, why dost tion ten days: be thou faithful unto death, thou cry aloud ? is there nothing in thee? Is and I will give thee a crown of life. Rev. ii. thy counsellor perished ? for pangs have taken 10. And the great dragon was cast out, and thee, as a woman in travail. Micah iv. 9. when he saw that he was cast into the earth, Be in pain, and labour to bring forth, O he persecuted the woman which brought forth daughter of Zion, like a woman in travail. the man child. Rev. xii. 9. 13. And it was Micah iv. 10. A woman when she is in travail given unto" him" (" the dragon") to make war hath sorrow, because her hour is come, but as with the saints and to overcome them, and soon as she is delivered of the child, she repower was given him over all kindreds and membereth no more the anguish, for joy that a tongues and nations. Rev. xiii. 7. And I saw man is born into the world. John xvi. 21. another sign in heaven, great and marvellous, For when they shall say peace and safety, then seven angels having the seven last plagues, for sudden destruction cometh upon them, as in them is filled up the wrath of God; and the travail upon a woman with child. 1 Thess. seven angels came out of the temple, having v. 3. Notwithstanding she (the woman) shall the seven plagues. Rev. xv. 1.6. And when be saved in child-bearing, if they continue in the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be faith and charity, and holiness with sobriety. loosed out of his prison, and shall go out to 1 Tim. ii. 15. deceive the nations which are in the four Thy desire, &c.] If thou doest well (said quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog to the Lord to Cain) shalt thou not be accepted ? gather them together to battle. Rev. xx. 7, 8. And if thou doést not well, sin lieth at the
16 In sorrow, &c.] And Rachel travailed, door; and unto thee shall be his desire, and and she had hard labour. Gen. xxxv, 16. thou shalt rule over him. Gen. iv. 7. And his (Elis) daughter in law, Phinehas' Rule over thee, &c.] And if "she" ("a
Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
wife") had at all an husband when she vowed, shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say or uttered aught out of her lips, wherewith unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of she bound her soul; and her husband heard the least of these, ye did it not to me. Matt. it, and held his peace at her, in the day that xxv. 26, 27. 45. Out of thine own mouth he heard it; then her vows shall stand, and will I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou her bonds, wherewith she bound her soul, shall knewest that I was an austere man, taking up stand. But if her husband disallowed her on that I laid not down, and reaping that I did the day that he heard it, then he shall make not sow. Luke xix. 22. Now we know that her vow, which she vowed, and that which what things soever the law saith, it saith to she uttered with her lips, wherewith she them that are under the law, that every mouth bound her soul, of none effect. Numb. xxx. may be stopped, and all the world may become 6, 7, 8. Every vow and every binding oath guilty before God" (or “subject to the judgto afflict the soul, her husband may establish ment of God"). Rom. iij. 19. it, or her husband may make it void. Numb. And hast eaten, &c.] See verse 6. 11. and xxx. 13. And when the king's decree, which chap. ii. 16, 17. Can any hide himself in he shall make, shall be published throughout secret places, that I shall not see him ? saith the all his empire (for it is great), all the wives Lord. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith shall give to their husbands honour, both to the Lord. Jer. xxii. 24. great and small. Esther i. 20. Let the hus Cursed is the ground, &c.] And he (Laband render unto the wife due benevolence, mech) called his name Noah, saying, this same and likewise also the wife unto the husband. shall comfort us, concerning our work and toil 1 Cor. xii. 3. The head of the woman is the of our hands, because of the ground which the man. 1 Cor xi. 3. Let your women keep Lord hath cursed. Gen. v. 29. It is vain silence in the churches, for it is not permitted for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat unto them to speak, but they are commanded the bread of sorrows, for so he giveth his beto be under obedience, and if they will learn loved sleep. Ps. cxxvii. 2. Vanity of vaniany thing, let them ask their husbands. 1 Cor. ties; all is vanity. What profit hath a man xiv. 34, 35. Wives, submit yourselves to your of all his labour which he taketh under the own husbands. As the church is subject unto sun? Eccles. i. 1, 2. This sore travail hath Christ, so let the wives be to their own hus- God given to the sons of man "to be exercised bands in every thing. Eph. v. 22. 24. Wives, therewith" (or “ to afflict them"). I have seen submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as all the works that are done under the sun, and it is fit in the Lord. Col. iji. 18. Let the behold all is vanity and vexation of spirit. woman learn in silence with all subjection. Eccles. i. 13, 14. Then I looked on all the But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to works that my hands had wrought, and on the usurp authority over the man, but to be in labour that I had laboured to do, and behold silence. 1 Tim. ii. 11, 12. (The duty of) all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there young women likewise (is) to be discreet, was no profit under the sun. Eccles. ii. II. chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to Therefore I hated life, because the work that their own husbands, that the word of God be is wrought under the sun is grievous unto me, not blasphemed. Tit. ii. 5. Likewise, ye for all is vanity and vexation of spirit. Eccles. wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; ii. 17. The earth also is defiled under the that, if any obey not the word, they also may, inhabitants thereof, because they have transwithout the word, be won by the conversation gressed the laws, changed the ordinances, of the wives. Even so as Sara obeyed Abra- broken the everlasting covenant; therefore liam. 1 Pet. iii. 1. 6.
hath the curse devoured the earth, and they 17 Because thou hast, &c.] For rebel- that dwell therein are desolate, therefore the lion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness inhabitants of the earth are burned and few is as iniquity and idolatry. 1 Sam. xv. 23. men left. Isa. xxiv. 5, 6. For the creature And he (the king who made a marriage feast was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but for his son) saith unto him, Friend, how camest by reason of him who hath subjected the same thou in hither, not having a wedding garment ? in hope ; for we know that the whole creation And he (the guest) was speechless. Matt. xxii. groaneth and travaileth in pain together until 12. Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou
Rom. viii. 20. 22. knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and In sorrow, &c.] Although affliction cometh gather where I have not strawed, thou ought- not forth of the dust, neither doth trouble est therefore to have put my money to the spring out of the ground, yet man is born unto exchangers, and then at my coming I should trouble (or “ labour”) as "the sparks fly uphave received mine own with usury. Then wards” (or “the sons of the burning coal lift up
18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt 19 eat the herb of the field; In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat
bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou 20 taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. And
to fly”). Job v. 6, 7. Man that is born of a the Lord hath taken away, blessed be the name woman is of " few days” (or “ short of days”) of the Lord. In all this Job sinned not, nor and full of trouble. Job xiv. 1. How oft is “charged God foolishly” (or "attributed folly the candle of the wicked put out? And how to God"). Job i. 21, 22. Thou turnest man oft cometh their destruction upon them? God to destruction, and sayest, return, ye children distributeth sorrows in his anger. Job xxi. 17. of men. Ps. xc. 3. He causeth the grass to For we are consumed by thine anger, and by grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of thy wrath are we troubled; for all our days man.
Ps. civ. 14. For one believeth that he are passed away in thy wrath. Ps. xc. 7. 9. may eat all things ; another, who is weak, For what hath man, of all his labour, and of eateth herbs. Rom. xiv. 2. the vexation of his heart, wherein he hath 19 The sweat, &c.] What profit hath a laboured under the sun ? For all his days are
man of all his labour which he taketh under sorrows, and his travail grief; yea his heart the sun? And I gave my heart to seek and taketh not rest in the night; this also is vanity. search out by wisdom concerning all things Eccles. ii. 22, 23. All his days also, he (the that are done under the sun ; this sore travail rich man) eateth in darkness, and he hath hath God given to the sons of men much sorrow and wrath with his sickness. exercised therewith" (" to afflict them"). Eccles. Eccles. v. 17. In the world ye shall have tri- i. 3. 13. And being in an agony, he (Jesus) bulation (said Jesus to his disciples), but be of prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was, as good cheer, I have overcome the world. John it were, great drops of blood falling down to xvi. 33.
the ground. Luke xxii. 44. Let him (ako 18 Thorns, &c.] Know for a certainty that stole before) labour, working with his hands the Lord your God will no more drive out the thing which is good. Eph. iv. 28. For any of these nations from before you, but they ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail; shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges for labouring night and day, because we would in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached ve perish from off this good land which the unto you the Gospel of God. 1 Thess. ii. 9. Lord your God hath given you. Josh. xxiii. 13. For even when we were with you, this we Whose harvest (the harvest of the foolish) the commanded you, that if any would not work hungry eateth up, and taketh it even out of neither should he eat. 2 Thess. iii. 10. the thorns. Job v. 5. Let thistles grow in Till thou return, &c.] Naked came i stead of wheat, and “cockle" (or “ the strength out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I thereof"), instead of barley. Job xxxi. 40. return thither. Job i. 21. Thou turnest man Thorns and snares are in the ways of the to destruction. Ps. xc. 3. Thou hidest thy froward. Prov. xxii. 5. And lo "it" ("the face, “they” (“ man") are troubled: thoa field of the slothful man") was all grown over takest away their breath they die and return with thorns; and nettles had covered the face to their dust. Ps. civ. 29. As he came forth thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken of his mother's womb, naked shall he return down. Prov. xxiv. 31. And I will lay "it" to go as he came, and shall take nothing of (“the Lord's vineyard") waste. It shall not his labour. Eccles. v. 15. be pruned nor digged; but there shall come up Dust thou art, &c.] See chap. ii. 7. And briers and thorns. Isa. v. 6. And it shall Abraham answered and said, Behold now I come to pass in “ that day" (" the day of have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, Judah's visitation"), that every place shall be, which am but dust and ashes. Gen. xviii. 27. where there were a thousand vines at a thou And unto dust, &c.] Give me (said Abrasand silverlings, it shall even be for briers and ham to the sons of Heth) a possession of a thorns. Isa. vii. 23. Upon the land of my burying place with you, that I may bury my people shall come up thorns and briers. Isa. dead, out of my sight. Gen. xxiii. 4. If I xxxii. 13. For thus saith the Lord to the men wait, the grave is mine house (Job's). I have of Judah and Jerusalem, Break up your fallow made my bed in the darkness. They shall ground, and sow not among thorns. Jer. iv. 3. go down to the bars of the pit, when our rest They (the spoilers of God's heritage) have together is in the dust. Job xvii. 13. 16. And sown wheat, but shall reap thorns. Jer. xii. 13. though after my skin, worms destroy this body, And some (seeds) fell among thorns (said yet in my flesh shall I see God (or, “after I Jesus in the purable), and the thorns sprung up shall awake, though this body be destroyed, yet and choked them. Matt. xiii. 7. But that out of my flesh shall I see God"). Job xix. 26. (earth) which beareth thorns and briers is They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the rejected, and is nigh unto cursing. Heb. vi. 8. worms shall cover them. Job xxi. 26. AN
Herb of the field, &c.] The Lord gave and flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn
Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living. Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God 21 make coats of skins, and clothed them. And the Lord God said, 22 Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever; Therefore the Lord God sent 23
again unto dust. Job xxxiv. 15. Thou hast Of all living, &c.) And he (God) hath brought me into the dust of death. All they made of one blood all nations of men, for to that go down to the dust shall bow before him. dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath Ps. xxii. 15. 29. Thou takest away their determined the times before appointed, and breath, they die and return to their dust. the bounds of their babitation. Acts xvii. 26. Ps. civ. 29. The man that wandereth out of 21 Make coats, &c.] See verse 7. I will the way of understanding shall remain in the greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be congregation of the dead. Prov. xxi. 16. All joyful in God; for he hath clothed "me" go unto one place, and all tum to dust again. (“his church”) with the garments of salvation, Eccles. iii. 20. Then shall the dust return to he hath covered me with the robe of righteousthe earth as it was. Eccles. xii. 7. And ness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with many of them that sleep in the dust of the ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and with jewels. Isa. Ixi. 10. Now the righteous. some to shame, and everlasting contempt. ness of God without the law is manifested, Dan. xii. 2. Death passed upon all men. even the righteousness of God, which is by faith Rom. 5. 12. Sin hath reigned unto death. of Jesus Christ, unto all and upon all them Rom. v. 21. For since by man came death, by
that believe. Rom. iii. 22. For in this we man came also the resurrection from the dead. groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall with our house which is from heaven : if so all be made alive. I Cor. xv. 21, 22.
be, that being clothed, we shall not be found 20 Adam called, &c.] See chap. ii. 20. 23. naked. For he hath made him to be sin for And he (Lamech) called his son's) name Noah. us, who knew no sin, that we might be made Gen. v. 29. And the angel of the Lord said the righteousness of God in him.
2 Cor. v. 2, unto “her” (“ Hagar"), Behold thou art with 3. 21. child, and shalt bear a son and shalt call his 22 As one of us, &c.] See verse 5. and name Ishmael (or “ God shall hear”), because chap. i. 26. And the Lord said, behold the the Lord hath heard thy affliction. Gen. xvi. people is one, and they have one language, II.
And Leah (Jacob's wife) conceived and and this they begin to do, and now nothing bare a son, and she called his name “Reuben," will be restrained from them which they have
see a son"), for she said, Surely the Lord imagined to do. Go to, let us go down, and hath looked upon my affliction. Gen. xxix. 32. there confound their language, that they may And she conceived again and bare a son, and not understand one another's speech. Gen. xi. she said, now will I praise the Lord ; therefore 6, 7. Where are they? Where are
thy" she called his name “Judah” (or “ Praise"), (" Egypt's") wise men? And let them tell and left bearing (or, stood from bearing). thee now, and let them know what the Lord Gen. xxix. 35. And it came to pass as her of hosts hath purposed upon Egypt. The soul was in departing (for she died in child princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes birth), that she (Rachel) called his name of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced Benoni (or, " the son of my sorrow”), but his Egypt, even they that are the safety of the father (Jacob) called him “Benjamin" (or, tribes thereof. Isa. xix. 12, 13. Stand now “the son of the right hand”). Gen. xxxv. 18. with thine enchantments, and with the multiAnd the child grew, and she (the mother of the tude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast lachild) brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, boured from thy youth ; if so be thou shalt be and he became her son, and she called his able to profit, if so be thou mayest prevail. name “Moses” (or, “ drawn out"). Exod. ii. Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy 10. When the time was come about after counsels. Let now the “astrologers" (or, Hannah had conceived, she bare a son (to “ viewers of the heavens"), the stargazers, the Elkanah) and called his name “ Samuel," "monthly prognosticators” (or, " that give (or, “ Asked of God"). 1 Sam. i. 20. And knowledge concerning the months”), stand up she (Mary) shall bring forth a son, and thou and save thee from these things that shall shalt call his name “Jesus" (or, “ Saviour"), come upon “ thee,” (“ Babylon"). Isa. xlvii. for he shall save his people from their sins. 12, 13. O inhabitant of Lebanon, that makest Matt. i. 21. Behold a virgin shall be with thy nest in the cedars. Jer. xxii. 23. child, and shall bring forth a son, and they Tree of life, &c.] See chap. ii. 9. shall call his name “ Emmanuel," which being Eat and live, &c.] Your heart (of those who interpreted is, “ God with us.” Matt. i. 23. praise the Lord) shall live for ever. Ps. xxii.