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Encouraging Prospects.

ZECHARIAH, XII. Judgments predicted and typified that I will render double a unto thee; D. C. 587.

CHAP. XI. 13 When I bave bent Judah for me,filled

OPEN thy doors, Lebano:, that the the bow with Ephraim, and raised up thy a Is.40.2. U fire may devour thy cedars. sous, () Zion, against thy sons, Greece,

1 2 Howl, tir-tree; for the cedar is fallen; &n.ade thee as the swordof a mighty man. 1 or, clients. because all the mighty are spoiled: how!,

14 Aud the LORD shall be seen over 2 or, defcruced 0 ye oaks of Bashan; for the foresta them, and his arrows b shall go forth as forest the vintage is come down. the lightning: and the LORD God shall I s. 144.6. 13 There is a voice of the howling of the blow the trumpet, and shall go with c Is.21.1. shepherds ; for their glory is spoiled : 4 Whirlwinds c of the south.

dJpo.21.15-17 voice of the roaring of young licns; for 15 The Lord of hosts shall de end them; 3 or, the the pride of Jordan is spoiled. and they shall devour, and subdue 3 with stones of the 4 Thus saith the LORD my God: d Feed eling-stones; and they shall drink, and sling. the flock of the slaughter, make a noise as through wine ; aud they 4 or, dll both | 5 Whose possessors slay them and hold shall 4 be filled like bowls, and as e the the. themselves not guilty : and they that sell corners of the altar.

e Le. 1.18.25. them say, Blessed f be the LORD ; for I 16 And the LORD their God shall save f De 29.19-21. am rich : and their own shepherds pits them in tnat day as the filock of his people: g is.62.3. them not. for gthey shall be as the stoues of a crown, h Is. 11.12. / 6For I will no more pity the inhabitants lilled up as an ensign h upon his land. 15 make to be of the land, saith the LORD: but, lo, I will

17 For how great is his goodness, and found deliver Sthe men every one into his peigbhow great is his beauty! corn shall make cor, grow, bour's hand, and into the band of his king; the young men 6 cheerful, and new wine or, speak. and they shall smite the land, and out the maids.

i De.11.13,14. their hand I will not deliver them. CHAP. X.

7 or, verily 17 And I will feed the flock of slaughter, A SK ye of the LORD rain : in the time of the poor. even 7 you, O poor k of the flock. And I

the latter rain; so the LORD shall make k Mat.11.5. thok unto me two staves; the one I called bricbt 8 clouds, and give them showers 6 or, light. Beauly, and the other I called 9 Bands: of rain, to every one grass in the field. nings. and I fed the flock.

2 For the 1 idols have spoken vanity, & Je.10.13. I S Three shepherds also I cut off in one the divinershave seen alie,&have toldfalse 9 or, Binders. month; m and my soul 2 loathed them. dreams; they comfort in vain: 7 therefore 1 teraphims, and their soul also abhorred me. they went their way as a flock, they 3 were Ju 17.5. | 9 Then said I, I will not feed vou: that troubled, because there was no shepherd. 7 Job 13.4. that dieih, let it die ; & that that is to be

3 Mine anger was kindled against the m Ho.5.7. cut off, let it be cut off, and let the rest Shepherds, n and I 4 punished the goats :1was strait. eat every one the flesh of another. for the LORD of hosts hath visiter his ened for. 10 And I took my statt, even Beauty, and flock the house of Judah, and hath made 3 or, answer. cut it asunder, that I might break my core: them as his goodly horse o in the battle. !ed that. nant which had made with all the people. 4 Out of him came forth the corner, pinze.34.7.&c. 11 And it was broken in that day: & 680 nt of him the nail, qout of him the battle. Avisited upon the poor of the flock that wailed upon mo ow,out of him every oppressor together. 5 his fellow, knew that it was the word of the LORD. 5And they shall be as mighty men, which or neighbour. 12 And I said unto them, If ? ye think tread downr their enemies in the mire of o Ca.1.9. good, give me my price ; and if not the streets in the battle: and they shall Nu.24.17,19 forbear. So they weighed for my price fight, because the LORD is with them, audq Is.22.23. thirty s pieces of silver. the riders on horses shall be confounded. 6 or, the poor, 13 And the LORD said unto me, Cast it

6 And I will strengthen the house of &c. certainly unto the porter :t a goodly price that Judah, and I will save the house of Jo- knew. was prized at of them. And I took the seph, and I will bring them again to place Mal.4.3. thirty pieces of silver, and cast them ti them. u for I have mercy upon them; 7 it be good the potter in the house of the LORD. and they shall be as though I had not in your eyes! 14 Then I cut asunder mine other stall. cast them off': for I am the LORD their 8 or, theyshall even 9 Bands, that I might break the bro God, and will hear them.

make the therhood between Judah and Israel. 7 And they of Ephrain shall be like al riders on | 15 And the LORD said upto me, Take mighty man, and their heart shall v re- horses unto thee yet the instruments of a foolish joice as through wine : yea, their chill ashamed. shepherd : dreu shall see it, and be glad; their heart. Ex 21.32. | 16 For, lo, I will raise up a shepherd in shall rejoice in the LORD.

Mat.26.15. the land, which shall not visit those that 8 I will hiss for them, and gather them;lt Mat. 27.3-10 (be 1 cut off, neither shall seek the young for I have redeemed them and they shall u Is.54.7-10. lone, nor heal that that is broken, nor 3 increase as they have increased.

9 or, Binders feed that that stardeil: still : but he shall 9 And I will sow w them among the 1 or, hidden. eat the fiesh of the fat,and tear their claws people: and they shall remember meiv c.9.15. in pieces. in far countries : and they shall live with wRo.11.11.15 17 Woe to the idol shepherd that learn their children, and turn again." 13 De.30.1-3. eth y the flock ! the sword shall be upoa

10 I will bring them again also out of 2 or, bear. This arm, and upon his right eye: his arm the land of Egypt, and gather them out of y Jno.10.12,13 shall be clean dried up, and his right eye Assyria ; and I will bring them into the z Is, 49.20. shall be utterly darkened. land of Gilead and Lebanon, and z place 3 or.slumber,

CHAP. XII. shall not be found for them.

lor, poison. 'TVHE burden of the word of the LORD 11 And he shail pass through the sea 4 or, and also for Israel, saith the LORD, which with afriction, and sball smite the waves against stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth in the sea, and all the deeps of the river Judah shall the foundation of the earth, and formeth shall dry up; and the pride of Assyria he be which the spirit of man within him. sball be brought down, and the sceptre shall be

shall be 2 Bebold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of Egypt shall depart away.

in siege of 3 trembling unto all the people round · 12 And I will strengthen them in the against about, 4 when they shall be in the siege LORD ; and they shall walk a up and Jerusalem. both against Judah andagainstJerusalem down in his name, saith the LORD.

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Evangelical Predictions.

ZECHARIAH, XIV.

Encouraging Prospects. Sem a burdensome stone a for all people : B. C. 587. 5 But he shall say, I am no propbet, I all that burden themselves with it shall

i am an husbandman; for man taught me be cut in pieces, though all the people of a Maf.21.44. to keep cattle from my youth. the earth be gathered together against it. b Eze.38.4. 16 And one shall say unto him, What are

4 In that day, saith the LORD, I will cPh.2.6. these wounds in thine hands? Then he Brite every horse b with astonishment, d Mat.26.31. shall answer, Those with which I was and his rider with madness; and I will, 1 or, There is wounded in the house of my friends. open mine eyes upon the house of Judah, strength to 1 7 Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and will smite every horse of the people meandto the and against the man that is my c fellow, with blindness.

| inhabitants, saith the Lord of hosts : smited the shep6 And the governors of Judah shall say Joel 3.16. herd, and the sheep shall be scattered : in their heart. 1 The inhabitants of Jeru.'c Job 23.10. and I will turn mino hand upon the little salem shall be my strength in the LORD of Pe. 1.6.7. ones. hosts their God.

9 fallen, or, 8 And it shall come to pass, that in all 6 In that day will I make the governors abject, the land, saith the LORD, two parts therein of Judah like a hearth of fire among the Mi.7.8. shall be cut off and die ; but the third wood, and like a torch of fire in a sbeaf; f He. 11.34. shall be left therein. and they shall devour all the people round Jno.17.21-22 9 Aud I will bring the third part through about on the right hand and on the left : h Mat.23.37, the fire, and will refine them as silver is and Jerusalem shall be inhabited again 38.

refined, and will try them as gold e is tried: in her own place, even in Jerusalem i Is.54.17. they shall call on my name, and I will

7 The LORD also shall save the tents of k Je.31.9. hear them; I will say, It is my people; Judah first, that the glory of the house of Ps.51.12. and they shall say, The LORD is my God. David, and the glory of the inhabitants m Ro.8.26.

CHAP. XIV. of Jerusalem do not magnify themselves n Mat.24.30. REHOLD, the day of the LORD cometh, against Judah.

| Re. 1.7. D and thy spoil shall be divided in the 8 In that day shall the LORD defend the o Ac.2.37. midst of thee. inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is p 2Ch.35.22- 2 For I will gather all nations against Sfeeble famong them at that day shall be 25. Jerusalem to battle ; and the city h shall as David ; and the house of David shall 3 or, my. be taken, and the houses rifled, and the be as God, as the angel of the LORD 4 families, women ravished : and half of the city before them.

families shall go forth into captivity, and the re9 And it shall come to pass in that day, 15 or, when he sidue of the people shall not be cut of that I will seek to destroy i all the nations shall touch from the city. that come against Jerusalem

the valley of 3 Then shall the LORD go forth, and 10 And k I will pour upon the house of the moum. fight against those nations, as when he David, and upon the inhabitants of Jeru- tains to the fought in the day of battle. salem, the spirit of grace land of suppli- place he | 4 And his feet shall stand in that day cations : m and they shall look upon me separated upon the mount of Olives, which is before whom they have pierced, and they shall 28a 5.14. Jerusalem on the east; and the moun mourn n for him, as one mourneth for his r Is.29.6. of Olives shall cleave in the mids! thereonly son. and shall be in bitterness for him, Am.l.l. of toward the east and toward the west, as one that is in bitterness for hisfirst-born. 8 Jude 14.15. and there shall be a very great valley: &

u In that day shall there be a o great 6 or, Simeon, half of the mountain shall remove toward mourning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of as LXX. the north, and half of it toward the south. Hadadrimmon in the valleyoi Megiddon.p 1 That is, it 5 And ye shall flee to the valley of 3 the

12 And the land shall inourn 4 every shall not be mountains ; S for the valley of the mounfamily apart; the family of the house of clear in tains shall reach unto Azal : yea, ye shall David apart, and their wives a part ; the some places, flee, like as ye fled from before the earth. family of the house of Nathan q apart, and dark in quaker in the days of Uzziah, king of and their wives a part ;

other places Judah ; and the LORD my God shaly 13 The family of the house of Levil of the world. come, and all the saints with thee. apart, and their wives apart; the family 8 precious. 16 And it shall come to pass in that day. of 6 Shimei apart, and their wives apart; thickness. that + the light shall not be 8 clear, nor

14 All the families that remain, every t Pr.9.12. dark. 9 family apart, and their wives a part. t or, the day! 7 But I it shall be one day, which shall CHAP. XIII.

shall be one. be known to the LORD, not day, nor TN that day there shall be a u fountain u He.9.14. Dight : but it shall come to pass, that at I opened to the house of David, and to Re.1.5. evening time it shall be light. the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and 7.13.14. 1 8 And it shall be in that day, that living for uncleanness.)

2 separation waters shall go out from Jerusalem; hall 2 And it shall come to pass in that day, for unclean- of them toward the 3 former sea, and half saith the LORD of hosts, that I will cut ness of them toward the hinder sea : in sum off v the names of the idols out of the land, 3 or, eastern, Imer and in winter shall it be. & they shall no more w be remembered ;| Joel 2.20. | 9 And the LORD shall be King over all and also I will cause the prophets and the v Ex.23.13. the earth : in that day shall there be one unclean spirit to pass out of the land. Ps.16.4. LORD, and his name one,

3 And it shall come to pass, that when w Is.2.18.20. | 10 All the land shall be 4 turned as a any shall yet prophesy, then his father r Lu.11.20. plain, from Geba to Rimmon, south of and his mother that begat him sball say 4 or, com Jerusalem : and it shall be lifted up, and anto him, Thou shalt not live; for thou' passed. inhabited 5 in her place, from Benja. speakest lies in the name of the LORD:15 or, shall miu's gate unto the place of the first and his father and his mother that begat abide. gate, unto the corner gate, and from the him shall y thrust him through when he y De. 13.6,9. tower of Hananeel unto the king's wide. prophesieth.

z Re.21.4. presses. 4 And it shall come to pass in that a Mi.3.6,7. 10 And men shall dwell in it, and there day, that the prophets shall be ashamed 6 or, abide. shall be no more z utter destruction; but every a one of his vision, when he hath garment of Jerusalem shall 6 be safely inhabited. prophesied; neither shall they wear al hair.

12And this shallbe the plague wherewith sough 7 garment to deceive :

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blircus and Judgments.

MALACHI, II.

Encouraging Prospects. Coucht against Jerusalem ; Their flesh B. C. 587. | 17 And l it shall be, that whoso will not shall consume away wbile they stand up

come up of all the families of the eartb on their feet, and their eyes shall con- b Is. 60.12. unto Jerusalein to worship the King, the sume away in their holes, & their tongue!c 1Sa. 14.15,20 LORD of hosts, even upon them shall be shall consume away in their mouth. upon whom no rain.

13 And it shall come to pass in that day, there is not. 18 And if the family of Egypt go not D. that a great tumultc from the LORD shall d De. 11.10. and come pot, that have d no rain, there be among them; and they shall lay boldle Eze.38.21. shall be the plague wherewith the LORD every one on the hand of his neighbour, 2 or, sin. will smite the heathen, that come not up and e his hand shall rise up against the 3or, thou also, to keep the feast of tabernacles. hand of his neighbour.

TO Judah. 19 This shall be the 2 punishment of 14 And 3 Judah also shall fight 4 at Jero-4 or, against. 'Egypt, and the punishment of all the nex salem; and the wealth for all the heathen fEze.39.10,17 tions that come not up to keep the feast round about shall be gathered together, 15 or, bridles. of wabernacles. gold, and silver, and apparel, in great gls.23.18. 20 In that day shall there be upon the abundance.

n Is.66.23. bells 5 of the horses, HOLINESS & UNTU 15 And so shall be the plague of the Is.4.3. THE LORD ; and the pots in the Load's horse, of the mule, of the camel, and of 35.8. house shall be like the bowls before the the ass, and of all the beasts that shall be Joel 3.17. altar. in these tents, as this plague.

| Re.21.27. i 21 Yea, every pot in Jerusalem, and in 16 And it shall come to pass, that every 22.15. Judab, shall be Holiness unto the LORD one that is left of all the nations which k 1C0.6.9-11. of hosis ; and all they that sacrifice shall came against Jerusalem.shall even go hup 2 Ep.2.19-22. come and take of them, and seethe there from year to year to worship the King, m Le.23.33, in: and i in that day there shall be po the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast &c. more the Canaanite k in the house I of or tabernacles. m

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CHAP. I.

1 B. C. 397. junto the going down of the same, my THE arden of the word of the LORD

name shall be great among the Gentiles.a 1 to Israel 1 by Malachi.

a Is.60.3,5. and in every
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place incense e shall le 2 I have loved d you, saith the LORD: 1 by the hand offered unto my name, and a pure offer Set ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? of.

ling: e for my name shall be great among Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith the b Jno.4.21,23. ithe leathen, saith the LORD of hosts. LORD : yet I loved Jacob, f

c Re.8.3. | 12 But ye have profaned it, in that ye 3 And I hated Esau, and laid g his d De.7.7,8. say, The table of the LORD 18 polluted; mountains and his heritage waste for the Je.31.3. and the fruit thereof, wc. his meat, dragons of the wilderness.

e Is. 66.19,20. contemptible. 4 Vhereas Edom saith, We are impov- f Ro.9.13. 13 Ye said also, Bebold, what & weari. erished, but we will return and build g Je.49.17.18. ness is it! and ye have snuffed at it.siku the desolate places; thus saith the Lord of Eze 35.3,&c. the LORD of hosts : and ye brought that hosts, They shall build, but I will throw Ob.10,&c. which was torn, & the lame, & the sick; down; & they shall call them, The border ? Or, whereas thus ye brought an cffering i should I 20 of wickedness, and, The people against ye might cept this of vous liand? saith the LORD. whom the LORD hath indiguation for ever. have blown 14 But cursed be the deceiver, 3 which

5 And your eyes shall see, and ye shall it away. Thath in his flock a male, and voweth.and say. The LORD will be magnified from 413 or, in whose sacrificeth unto the LORD a corrupt things the border of Israel.

I flock is. for I am a great King, saith the LORD OF 6 A son honoureth his father, and a from upon, hosts, and niy nazne is dreadful among servant his master: if h then I be a father, or, upon the heathen. where is mine honour ? and if I be a mas, h Lu.6.46.

CHAP. II. ter, where is my fear? saith the LORD of i c.39.8,13. A ND now, Oye priests, this command licsts unto you, o priests, that despise my jDe.28. 15,&c. I ment is for you. nare. And ye say, Wherein i have wes or, bring 2 If j ye will not hear, and if ye will not cespised thy name?

unto. lav it to heart, to give glory unto my 7 Ye 5 offer polluted bread upon minek Co.10.21. (name, saith the LORD of hosts, I will even altar; and ye say, Wherein have we pol. 1 Le.22.20-22. send a curse upon you, and I will corso luted'thee? In that ye say, The k table De.15.21. your blessings, yea, I have cursed them of the LORD is contemptible.

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Jalready, because ye do not lay it to heart. 8 And if I ye offer the blind 6 for sacri. 1 or, reprove. 3 Behold, I will 7 corrupt your seed, and tice, is it not evil? and if ye offer the lame is scatter. spread 8 dung upon your faces, even the & sick, is it not evil? offer it now unto thy 9 or, it shall dung of your solemn feasts, and 9 one governor: will he be pleased with thee, or take you shall take you away with it. accept thy person? saith the LORD of hosts. I away to it. 4 And ye shall know that I have sent

9 And now, I pray you, beseech 1 God the face of this commandment unto you, that myy that he will be gracious unto us : this God. covenant might be with Levi, saith the hath been by your means: will m he 2 from your LORD of hosts. Tegard your person? saith the LORD of 'hand. 15 My covenant n was with him of life hosts.

m Ro.2.11. and peace; and I gave them to him for 10 Who is there even among you that Pe. 1.17. the fear wherewith he feared me, and would shut the doors for nought? o pei- n Nu.25.12,13 was afraid before my name. ther do ye kindle fire on mine altar for De.33.8-10. 6 The law of truth was in his mouth.atla Dought. I have no pleasure in you, saith o 1Co.9.13. iniquity was not found in his lipe te

LORD of hosts, neither will I accept ip Je.23.22. walked with me in peace and equity.pant An offering at your hand.

q Is.59.19. did turn many away from iniquity. 11 For from the rising of the sun even r Le. 10.11. 17 For the priest's lips should ken

The Sins of the People.

MALACHI, IV.

Evangelical Predictions, knowledge, and they should seek the law B. C. 397. saith the LORD of hosts. at his mouth: for he is the a messenger

6 For I am the LORD, I change not; thera of the LORD of hosts.

a Ac. 16.17. fore b ye sons of Jacob are pot consumed. 8 But ye are departed out of the way; 2Co.5.20. 7 Even from the days of your father ye chave caused many to 1 stumble at the b Ps.75.38,57. ye are gone away from mine ordinances, iaw; ye have corupted d the covenant La.3.22. and have not kept them. Return e unto of Levi, saith the LORD of hosts.

c ISа.2.17,30. me, and I will return unto you, saith the 9 Therefore have I also made you con- Lu.11.45,46. LORD of hosts. But f ye said, Wherein temptible and base before all the people, or, fall in. shall we return? according as ye have not kept iny ways, d Ne. 13.29. 18 Will a man rob Cud? Yet ye have but have been partial in the law. . e Zec.1.3. robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we

10 Have g we not all one father? hath Mat.23.27. robbed thee? In tithes I and offerings not one God created us? wby do we deal 2 accepted 9 Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye treacherously every man against his bro-l faces, or, have robbed me, evert this whole nation. ther, by profaning the covenant of our lifted up 10 Bring te all the tithes into the storefathers?

the face house, that there may be meat in nine 11 Judah hath dealt treacherously,and an against. house, and prove me now here with, saith abomination is committed in Israel and in lg 1Co.8.6. the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you Jerusalem : for Judah hath profaned thelh Ne. 13.10-12. the windows of heaven, and pour 4 you holiness of the LORD which he 3 loved, 13 or, ought out a blessing, that k there shall not be i and hath narried the daughter of a to love... room enough to receive it. strange god.

i Ezr.9.1,2. 11 And I will rebuke the devourer for 12 The LORD will cut off I the man that 4 empty out your sakes, and he shall not 6 destroy doeth this, the master and the scholar,out k 2Ch.31.10. the fruits of your ground; neither shall of the tabernacles ofJacob, and him that of. 1 Jos. 23.12,13. your vine cast her fruit before the time in ereth an offering unto the LORD of hosts. 5 or, him that the field, saith the Lord of hosts.

13 And m this have ye done again, cover. waketh, and| 12 And all nations shall call you blessed: ing the altar of the RD with tears, with him that for ye shall be a delightsome land, saith weeping, & with crying out, insomuch that answereth. the LORD of hosts. he regardeth not the offering any more, 6 corrupt. 13 Your words n have been stout against or receivethit with goodwill at your hand. m Ps.78.34-37 me, saith the LORD : yet ye say, What

14 Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the n Ps.73.11,12. bave we spoken so much against thee? LORD hath been witness between thee and Zep.1.12. 14 Ye have said, It is vain to serve God; the wife of thy youth, against whom thou observation. and what profit is it that we have kept hast dealt treacherously : yet is she thyo Mat.19.4,5. his 7 ordinance and that we have walked companion, and the wife of thy covenani. 8 in black. 8 mournfully before the Lord of hista ?

15 Apd did not he make one ? o Yet had oor, excele 15 And now we call the proud happy; ne the 9 residue of the spirit. And where- lency. yea, they that work wickedness are a set fore one ? That he might seek a 1 godly 1 seed of God. up, yea, they that tempt o God are ever seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, 12 built. delivered. and let none deal 3 treacherously against p 1Co.7.14. 18 Then they that feared the LORD the wife of his youth.

lq Ps.95.9. spaker often one to another; and the LORD 16 For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith 3 or, un hearkened, and heard it: and a book t of that 4 he hateth 5 putting away: for one col faithfully. remembrance was written before him for vereth violence with his garment, saith T Ep.5.19. them that feared the LORD, and that the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to De.24.1. thought upon his name. your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously. t Re.20.12. 17 And they shall be mine, u saith the

17 Ye have wearied v the LORD with 4 or, if he hate LORD of hosts, in that day when I make your words : yet ye say, Wherein havel her, put up my jewels;w & I will sparethem as we wearied him? When ye say, Every her away, manspareth his own son that serveth him. one that doeth evil is good in the sight of Mat.19.8. 18 Then shall ye return, and x discern the LORD, and he delighteth in them : or. S to put between the righteous and the wicked : Where is the God of judgment ?

away. between him that servcth God, and him CHAP. III.

lu Tit.2.14. that serveth him not. DEHOLD, Iy will send my messenger, 1Pe.2.9.

CHAP. IV. D & he shall prepare the waybefore ine: v Is.43.24. ILOR,behold, the day z cometh, that shall & the LORD, Wcom ye seek.shall suddenly Am.2.13. T burn as an oven and all the proud, yea, come a to his temple, even the messenger 6 or, special and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: of the covenant, whom ye delight in : be treasure. and the day that cometh shall burn b them bold, he shall come,saith the Lordof hosts. w Is.62.3. up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall

2 But who may abide the day of his x Ps.58.11. leave them neither root nor branch. coming ? and who c shall stand when hely Lu.1.76. 2 But unto you d that fear my name appeareth? for he is like a refiner's e fire, 7.27. shall the Sun f of righteousness arise with and like fullers' soap.

12 2Pe.3.10. healing in his wings; and ye shall go 3 And he shall sit as a refiner and puri- a Lu.2.27. forth,and grow g up as calves of the stall. fier of silver, and he shall purify the sons Mat.3.12. 3 And ye shall tread down the wicked ; of Levi, and purge them as gold and sil. c Mat.25.10. for they shall be ashes under the soles of ver, that they may offer h unto the LORD Re.6.17. your feet in the day that I shall do this, an offering in righteousness.

|d c.3.16. saith the LORD of hosts. 4 Then shall the offerings of Judah and e 1Co.3.13-15. 4 Remember ye the law of Moses my Jerusalem be pleasant unto the LORD, asf Lu. 1.78. servant, which I commanded unto him in the days of old, and as in Tformer years. Hos.14.5-7. lin Horeb for all Israel, with the statutes

5 And I will come near to you to judg. h 1Pe.2.5. and judgments. ment; and I will be a swift witness17 or, ancient. 5 Behold, I will send you Elijah i the against the sorcerers, and against theli Mat.11.14. prophet before the coming of the great adulterers, kand against false swear. 17.10-13. land dreadful day of the LORD : ers, and aga.nst those that 8 oppress thek He.13.4. 1 6 And he shall turn the heart of the ta. bireling l in his wages, the widow, and or, de thers to the children, and the heart of the the fatherlese, and that turn aside the fraud, children to their fathers, lest I come and Aru.ger from his right, and fear not me, Il Ja.5.4. smite the earth with a curse. END OF THE OLD TESTAMENT

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