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the righteous Branch, promised.

CHAP. XXXIV.

Zedekiah's captivity, fc. 15 9 In those days, and at that time, 2 Thus saith the LORD, the God of Is.

will I cause the “Branch of righteousness rael; Go and speak to Zedekiah king of
Imi. 4.2 to grow up unto David; and he shall Judah, and tell him, Thus saith the Lord;

execute judgment and righteousness in the Behold, “I will give this city into the hand
land.

of the king of Babylon, and he shall burn a ch. 32. ay.
16 "In those days shall Judah be it with fire:
saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely: 3 And thou shalt not escape out of e ch. 32. 4.

and this is the name wherewith she shall his hand, but shalt surely be taken, and 1 Hob: Jeho- be called, + The LORD our righteousness. delivered into his hand; and thine eyes

17 For thus saith the LORD; + David shall behold the eyes of the king of Babyshall not be shall never want a man to sit upon the lon, and the shall speak with thee mouth | Heboh cut off from throne of the house of Israel;

to mouth, and thou shalt go to Babylon. speak to thing 18 Neither shall the priests the Levites 4 Yet hear the word of the LORD, O

want a man before me to offer burnt of- Zedekiah king of Judah; Thus saith the
29 Luke ferings, and to kindle meat offerings, and Lord of thee, Thou shalt not die by the
a Rom.12 1. to do sacrifice continually.

sword:
19 | And the word of the LORD came 5 But thou shalt die in peace: and
unto Jeremiah, saying,

with the burnings of thy fathers, the Scene
20 Thus saith the LORD; *If ye can former kings which were before thee, & so 14. & 2), 19.
break' my covenant of the day, and my shall they burn odours for thee; and they feetch. *.
covenant of the night, and that there will lament thee, saying, Ah lord! for í i&
should not be day and night in their have pronounced the word, saith the LORD.
season;

6 Then Jeremiah the prophet spake all
21 Then may, also 'my covenant be these words unto Zedekiah king of Ju-
broken with David my servant, that he dah in Jerusalem,
should not have a son to reign upon his 7 When the king of Babylon's army
throne; and with the Levites the priests, fought against Jerusalem, and against all
my ministers.

the

cities of Judah that were left, against
22 As & the host of heaven cannot be Lachish, and against Azekah: for these iz Kines.
* 22. 17. ch. numbered, neither the sand of the sea defenced cities remained of the cities of 2 Chron. ii.

measured: so will I multiply the seed of Judah.
David my servant, and the Levites that 8 This is the word that came unto Je-
minister unto me.

remiah from the LORD, after that the king
23 | Moreover the word of the LORD Zedekiah had made a covenant with all
came to Jeremiah, saying,

the people which were at Jerusalem, to
24 Considerest thou not what this peo- proclaim "liberty unto them;
h ver. 21, 22. ple have spoken, saying, The two fami 9 "That every man should let his man- 10. ver. 14.

lies which the LORD hath chosen, he hath servant, and every man his maidservant,
even cast them off? thus they have de- being an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go
spised my people, that they should be no free; "that none should serve himself of m Lev: 25.
more a nation before them.

them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.
25 Thus saith the LORD; If my cove 10 Now when all the princes, and all

nant be not with day and night, and if I the people, which had entered into the
7. 16have not appointed the ordinances of covenant, heard that every one should let
ch.31.35, 36. heaven and earth;

his manservant, and every one his maid26 "Then will I cast away the seed of servant go free, that none should serve Jacob, and David my servant, so that I themselves of them any more, then they will not take any of his seed to be rulers obeyed, and let them go.

over the seed of Abraham, Isaac, and Ja 1 But afterward they turned, and 9. 7.". cob: for "I will cause their captivity to caused the servants and the handmaids, sh. 37 ) return, and have mercy on them. whom they had let go free, to return, CHAP. XXXIV.

and brought them into subjection for ser-
1 Jeremiah prophesieth the captivity of Ze vants and for handmaids.

dekiah and the city. 8 The princes and the 12 | Therefore the word of the LORD
people having dismissed their bondservants,

came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,
contrary to the covenant of God, reassume
them. 12 Jeremiah, for their disobedience,

13 Thus saith the LORD, the God of
giveth them and Zedekiah into the hands of Israel; I made a covenant with your fa-
their enemies.

thers in the day that I brought them forth Tomorhewhicho, "When Nebuchad- of bondmen, saying,

THE word which came unto Jeremiah out of the land of Egypt, out of the house

nezzar king of Babylon, and all his army, 14 At the end of seven years let ye 2. & 23. 10
ch. 1.15. and all the kingdoms of the earth tof go every man his brother an Hebrew, Deut. 15. 12.
Les minion of his dominion, and all the people, fought which || hath been sold unto thee; and 1 Of het

against Jerusalem, and against aủ the ci- when he hath served thee six years, thou
ties tbereof, saying,

shalt let him go free from thee: but your

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By the obedience of the Rechabites, JEREMIAH.

the Jews' disobedience is condemned. fathers hearkened not unto me, neither | Jeremiah, the son of Habaziniah, and his inclined their ear.

brethren, and all his sons, and the whole cir.com 15 And ye were tnow turned, and had house of the Rechabites; done right in my sight, in proclaiming li 4 And I brought them into the house

berty every man to his neighbour; and of the Lord, into the chamber of the sons 53S; ? Kiek ye had made a covenant before me 'in of Hanan, the son of Igdaliah, a man of

the house #which is called by my name: God, which was by the chamber of the

16 But ye turned and 'polluted my princes, which was above the chamber of when cupone name, and caused every man his servant, Maaseiah the son of Shallum,“the keeper Kinesia

and every man his handmaid, whom he of the + door: Dod: 20. had set at liberty at their pleasure, to re

5 And I set before the sons of the turn, and brought them into subjection, house of the Rechabites pots full of wine, threshold to be unto you for servants and for hand- and cups, and I said unto them, Drink maids.

17 Therefore thus saith the LORD; Ye 6 But they said, We will drink no have not hearkened unto me, in proclaim- wine: for Jonadab the son of Rechab da Kings is ing liberty, every one to his brother, and our father commanded us, saying, Ye

every man to his neighbour: "behold, I shall drink no wine, neither ye, nor your James 2. 13. proclaim a liberty for you, saith the LORD, sons for ever: Ch. 32. 24, i to the sword, to the pestilence, and to 7 Neither shall ye build house, nor sow * Heb.for a the famine; and I will make you t to be seed, nor plant vineyard, nor have any:

"removed into all the kingdoms of the but all your days ye shall dwell in tents; 2, c. ch. earth.

that
ye may

live

many days in the land
18 And I will give the men that bave where ye be strangers.
transgressed my covenant, which have not 8 Thus have we obeyed the voice of
performed the words of the covenant Jonadab the son of Rechab our father in

which they had made before me, when all that he hath charged us, to drink no is re, con "they cut the calf in twain, and passed wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, between the parts thereof,

nor our daughters;
19 The princes of Judah, and the 9 Nor to build houses for us to dwell
princes of Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and in: neither have we vineyard, nor field,
the priests, and all the people of the land, nor seed:
which passed between the parts of the 10 But we have dwelt in tents, and
calf;

have obeyed, and done according to all
20 I will even give them into the hand that Jonadab our father commanded us.

of their enemies, and into the hand of 11 But it came to pass, when Nebuh7 33. them that seek their life: and their dead chadrezzar king of Babylon came up into

bodies shall be for meat unto the fowls of the land, that we said, Come, and let us
the heaven, and to the beasts of the earth. go to Jerusalem for fear of the army of

21 And Zedekiah king of Judah and the Chaldeans, and for fear of the army
his princes will I give into the hand of of the Syrians: so we dwell at Jerusalem.
their enemies, and into the hand of them 12 T Then came the word of the LORD

that seek their life, and into the hand of unto Jeremiah, saying, se stech. 37. the king of Babylon's army, 'which are 13 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the gone up from you,

God of Israel; Go and tell the men of 22 “Behold, I will command, saith the Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem,

Lord, and cause them to return to this will ye not receive instruction to hear f ek s * 2 5 1,2,3. city; and they shall fight against it, and ken to my words? saith the LORD.

take it, and burn it with fire: and I will 14 The words of Jonadab the son of 42,1%.11.& make the cities of Judah a desolation Rechab, that he commanded his sons not without an inhabitant.

to drink wine, are performed; for unto CHAP. XXXV.

this day they drink none, but obey their 1 By the obedience of the Rechabites, 12 Je

father's commandment: & notwithstand- & Chree. remiah condemneth the disobedience of the ing. I have spoken unto you, brising early chiro Jews. 18 God blesseth the Rechabites for and speaking; but ye hearkened not *33 their obedience. THE word which came unto Jeremiah THE

15 'I have sent also unto you all my from the Lord in the days of Jehoi- servants the prophets, rising up early and akim the son of Josiah king of Judah, sending them, saying, "Return ye now ch.8 1. saying,

every man from his evil way, and amend 2 Go unto the house of the “Rechab- your doings, and go not after other gods ites, and speak unto them, and bring them to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the

into the house of the Lord, into one of land which I have given to you and to bikings6.5. bthe chambers and give them wine to drink. your fathers: but ye have not inclined 3 Then I took Jaazaniah the son of your ear, nor hearkened unto me.

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God blesseth the Rechabites.

CHAP. XXXVI. Jeremiah's prophecy publickly read. 16 Because the sons of Jonadab the 7 * It may be † they will present their cir. 607. son of Rechab have performed the com- supplication before the Lord, and will cir. 607.

mandment of their father, which he com- return every one from his evil way: for k ver. 3. manded them; but this people hath not great is the anger and the fury that the Hel. Their hearkened unto me:

Lord hath pronounced against this people. shall jall. 17 Therefore thus saith the LORD God 8 And Baruch the son of Neriah did of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I according to all that Jeremiah the prowill bring upon Judah and upon all the phet commanded him, reading in the

inhabitants of Jerusalem all the evil that book the words of the Lord in the 13. 1:24. I have pronounced against them: 'be- Lord's house.

cause I have spoken unto them, but they 9 And it came to pass in the fifth year
have not heard; and I have called unto of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of
them, but they have not answered. Judah, in the ninth month, that they pro-

18 | And Jeremiah said unto the house claimed a fast before the Lord to all the
of the Rechabites, Thus saith the LORD people in Jerusalem, and to all the peo-
of hosts, the God of Israel; Because ye ple that came from the cities of Judah
have obeyed the commandment of Jona. unto Jerusalem.
dab your father, and kept all his pre 10 Then read Baruch in the book the

cepts, and done according unto all that words of Jeremiah in the house of the nor man' be he hath commanded you:

Lord, in the chamber of Gemariah the 19 Therefore thus saith the LORD of son of Shaphan the scribe, in the higher hosts, the God of Israel; +Jonadab the court, at the ||' entry of the new gate of Or, doet.

son of Rechab shall not want a man to the Lord's house, in the ears of all the octa. 15. 19. m stand before me for ever.

people. CHAP. XXXVI.

il 1 When Michaiah the son of Gema-
1 Jeremiah causeth Baruch to write his pro- riah, the son of Shaphan, had heard out
phecy, 5 and publickly to read it. 11 The of the book all the worrls of the Lord,
princes, having intelligence thereof by Mi 12 Then he went down into the king's
chaiah, send Yehudi io fetch the roll

, and house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo,
real it. 19 They will Baruch to hide him all the princes sat there, even Elishama
self and Jeremiah. 20 The king Jehoi-
akin, being certified thereof, heareth part the scribe, and Delaiah the son of She-
of it, and burneth the roll.' 27 Jeremiah maiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor,
denounceth his judgment. 32 Baruch writ- and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and
eth a new copy.

Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all
ND it came to pass in the fourth the princes.

year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah 13 Then Michaiah declared unto them
king of Judah, that this word came unto all the words that he had heard, when
Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,

Baruch read the book in the ears of the
2 Take thee a "roll of a book, and people.
write therein all the words that I have 14 Therefore all the princes sent Je-

spoken unto thee against Israel, and hudi the son of Nethaniah, the son of sch. 25. 15. against Judah, and against all the na- Shelemiah, the son of Cushi, unto Ba

tions, from the day I spake unto thee, ruch, saying, Take in thine hand the roll d ch. 25. 3. from the days of a Josiah, even unto wherein thou hast read in the ears of this day.

the people, and come. So Baruch the
3 It may be that the house of Judah son of Neriah took the roll in his hand,
will hear all the evil which I purpose to and came unto them.
do unto them; that they may return 15 And they said unto him, Sit down
every man from his evil way; that I may now, and read it in our ears. So Baruch
forgive their iniquity and their sin. read it in their ears.

4 Then Jeremiah & called Baruch the 16 Now it came to pass, when they h See ch. 45

son of Neriah: and "Baruch wrote from had heard all the words, they were afraid
the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of both one and other, and said unto Ba-
the Lord, which he had spoken unto ruch, We will surely tell the king of all
him, upon a roll of a book.

these words.
5 And Jeremiah commanded Baruch, 17 And they asked Baruch, saying,
saying, I am shut up; I cannot go into Tell us now, How didst thou write all
the house of the LORD:

these words at his mouth?
6 Therefore go thou, and read in the 18 Then Baruch answered them, He
roll, which thou hast written from my pronounced all these words unto me with
mouth, the words of the Lord in the ears his mouth, and I wrote them with ink in

of the people in the Lord's house upon the book.
Lev. 16.22i the fasting day: and also thou shalt read 19 Then said the princes unto Baruch,
32. Aets 27. them in the ears of all Judah that come Go, hide thee, thou and Jeremiah; and
out of their cities.

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Jehoiakim burneth the roll.

JEREMIAH.

The siege of the Chaldeans raised. 20 | And they went in to the king book which Jehoiakim king of Judah had into the court, but they laid up the roll burned in the fire: and there were added in the chamber of Elishama the scribe, besides unto them many flike words. and told all the words in the ears of the

CHAP. XXXVII. king.

1 The Egyptians having raised the siege of 21 So the king sent Jehudi to fetch the Chaldeans, king Zedekiah sendeth to the roll: and he took it out of Elishama Jeremiah to pray for the people. 6 Jerethe scribe's chamber. And Jehudi read miak prophesieth the Chaldeans' certain

return and victory. 11 He is taken for a it in the ears of the king, and in the ears

fugitive, beaten, and put in prison. 16 He of all the princes which stood beside

assureth Zedekiah of the captivity. 18 In-
the king.

treating for his liberty, he obtaineth some
22 Now the king sat in the winter favour.
house in the ninth month: and there was

A Nibh kingere

Zedekiah the son of Jom a fire on the hearth burning before him. siah reigned instead of Coniah the '7. 2 Chron.

30. 10. ch.na. 23 And it came to pass, that when son of Jehoiakim, whom Nebuchadrezzar 4 Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he king of Babylon made king in the land cut it with the penknife, and cast it into of Judah. the fire that was on the hearth, until all 2 " But neither he, nor his servants, s. 1244 the roll was consumed in the fire that was nor the people of the land, did hearken on the hearth.

unto the words of the LORD, which he 24 Yet they were not afraid, nor rent

+ Heb. let

spake † by the prophet Jeremiah. 22. & 37.1, their garments, neither the king, nor any 3 And Zedekiah the king sent Jehucal the prophet.

of his servants that heard all these words. the son of Shelemiah and Zephaniah

25 Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah the son of Maaseiah the priest to the pro- 52.44 and Gemariah had made intercession to phet Jeremiah, saying, Pray now unto the the king that he would not burn the roll: LORD our God for us. but he would not hear them.

4 Now Jeremiah came in and went out
26 But the king commanded Jerah- among the people: for they had not put
or of the meel the son || of Hammelech, and Sera- him into prison.
king

iah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the 5 Then Pharaoh's army was come
son of Abdeel, to take Baruch the scribe forth out of Egypt: €and when the Chal- 17.15
and Jeremiah the prophet: but the LORD deans that besieged Jerusalem heard ch.34.n.
hid them.

tidings of them, they departed from Je-
27 | Then the word of the LORD came rusalem.
to Jeremiah, after that the king had burn 6 1 Then came the word of the LORD
ed the roll, and the words which Baruch unto the prophet Jeremiah, saying,
wrote at the mouth of Jeremiah, saying, 7 Thus saith the LORD, the

God of Is-
28 Take thee again another roll, and rael; Thus shall ye say to the king of
write in it all the former words that were Judah, that sent you unto me to enquire feb. 91.2
in the first roll, which Jehoiakim the king of me; Behold, Pharaoh's army, which is
of Judah hath burned.

come forth to help you, shall return to 29 And thou shalt say to Jehoiakim Egypt into their own land. king of Judah, Thus saith the LORD; 8 % And the Chaldeans shall come again, Thou hast burned this roll, saying, Why and fight against this city, and take it, and hast thou written therein, saying, The burn it with fire. king of Babylon shall certainly come and 9 Thus saith the LORD; Deceive not destroy this land, and shall cause to cease tyourselves, saying, The Chaldeans shall + Heb. publ. from thence man and beast?

surely depart from us: for they shall not 30 Therefore thus saith the LORD depart. och. 22. 30. of Jehoiakim king of Judah; ° He shall 10 "For though ye had smitten the bch.21.65

have none to sit upon the throne of Da- whole army of the Chaldeans that fight poh. 22. 19. vid: and his dead body shall be cast out against you, and there . remained but

in the day to the heat, and in the night + wounded men among them, yet should . Hele to the frost.

they rise up every man in his tent, and trengte 31 And I will + punish him and his burn this city with fire. seed and his servants for their iniquity; 11 q 'And it came to pass, that when i ver. 5 and I will bring upon them, and upon the army of the Chaldeans was + broken teleb oma de the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and upon up from Jerusalem for fear of Pharaoh's the men of Judah, all the evil that I army, have pronounced against them; but they 12 Then Jeremiah went forth out of hearkened not.

Jerusalem to go into the land of Ben32 | Then took Jeremiah another roll, jamin, || to separate himself thence in the 2013 sep and gave it to Baruch the scribe, the son midst of the people. of Neriah; who wrote therein from the 13 And when he was in the gate of mouth of Jeremiah all the words of the Benjamin, a captain of the ward was

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Jeremiah is beaten, and put in prison. CHAP. XXXVIII.

He is put into a dungeon. there, whose name was Irijah, the son of surely be given into the hand of the king Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he of Babylon's army, which shall take it. took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou 4 Therefore the princes said unto the fallest away to the Chaldeans.

king, We beseech thee, 'let this man be f. See ch. 26. 14 Then said Jeremiah, "It is + false; put to death: for thus he weakeneth the I fall not away to the Chaldeans. But hands of the men of war that remain in he hearkened not to him: so Irijah took this city, and the hands of all the people, Jeremiah, and brought him to the princes. in speaking such words unto them: for

15 Wherefore the princes were wroth this man seeketh not the + welfare of this + Heb.peace. k el. 38 2. with Jeremiah, and smote him, and put people, but the hurt.

him in prison in the house of Jonathan 5 Then Zedekiah the king said, Be-
the scribe: for they had made that the hold, he is in your hand: for the king is
prison.

not he that can do any thing against you. 16 | When Jeremiah was entered into 6.5 Then took they Jeremiah, and cast 6 ch. 37. 21. ! ch. 38,6 Ithe dungeon, and into the || cabins, and him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son Forcella Jeremiah had remained there many days; of Hammelech, that was in the court of lights of the

17 Then Zedekiah the king sent, and the prison; and they let down Jeremiah
took him out: and the king asked him with cords. And in the dungeon there
secretly in his house, and said, Is there was no water, but mire: so Jeremiah
any word from the LORD? And Jeremiah sunk in the mire.
said, There is: for, said he, thou shalt be 79 Now when Ebed-melech the E. h ch. 39. 16.
delivered into the hand of the king of thiopian, one of the eunuchs which was
Babylon.

in the king's house, heard that they had
18 Moreover Jeremiah said unto king put Jeremiah in the dungeon; the king
Zedekiah, What have I offended against then sitting in the gate of Benjamin;
thee, or against thy servants, or against 8 Ebed-melech went forth out of the
this people, that ye have put me in prison? king's house, and spake to the king, saying,

19 Where are now your prophets which 9 My lord the king, these men have
prophesied unto you, saying, The king of done evil in all that they have done to Je-
Babylon shall not come against you, nor remiah the prophet, whom they have cast
against this land?

into the dungeon; and the is like to die Holy he 20 Therefore hear now, I pray thee, for hunger in the place where he is: for

O my lord the king: flet my supplica- there is no more bread in the city.
rien fall. tion, I pray thee, be accepted before 10 Then the king commanded Ebed-

thee; that thou cause me not to return melech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from
to the house of Jonathan the scribe, lest hence thirty men + with thee, and take thine hand
I die there.

up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dun-
21 Then Zedekiah the king command-geon, before he die.

ed that they should commit Jeremiah 11 So Ebed-melech took the men with 3, "into the court of the prison, and that him, and went into the house of the king

they should give him daily a piece of under the treasury, and took thence old sch. 38.9 breád out of the bakers' street, until all cast clouts and old rotten rags, and let

the bread in the city were spent. Thus them down by cords into the dungeon to
Jeremiah remained in the court of the Jeremiah.
prison.

12 And Ebed-melech the Ethiopian
CHAP. XXXVIII.

said unto Jeremiah, Put now these old
1 Jeremiah, by a false suggestion, is put into cast clouts and rotten rags under thine
the dungeon of Malchiah. 7 Ebed-melech, armholes under the cords. And Jere-
by suit, getteih him some enlargement. 14

miah did so.
Opon secret conference he counselleth the
king by yielding to save his life in the Bicords, and took him up out of the dun-

13 'So they drew up Jeremiah with #vor. 6.
the king's instructions he concealeth the cor-
ference from the princes.

geon: and Jeremiah remained in the k ch.37.21. THEN Geceliatina the son of Pashur, THEN Shephatiah the son of Mattan, court of the prison.

14 9 Then Zedekiah the king sent, and a th. 37. 3. and “Jucal the son of Shelemiah, and took Jeremiah the prophet unto him into 5 ch.31... Pashur the son of Malchiah,heard the the || third entry that is in the house of lipar

: prine
words that Jeremiah had spoken unto all the LORD: and the king said unto Jere-
the people, saying

miah, I will ask thee a thing; hide no-
2 Thus saith the LORD, He that re- thing from me.
maineth in this city shall die by the sword, 15 Then Jeremiah said unto Zedekiah,
by the famine, and by the pestilence: but if I declare it unto thee, wilt thou not
he that goeth forth to the Chaldeans shall surely put me to death ? and if I give
live; for he shall have his life for a prey, thee counsel, wilt thou not hearken unto
and shall live.

me?
3 Thus saith the LORD, * This eity shall 16 So Zedekiah the king sware se-

+ Heb. let my supplice.

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