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And he made his grave with the wicked, and witli the rich in his

death ; because l)c l)ab bone no uiolcncc, ncitl)er roas ann
beceit in Ijis mouti).

i3et it pleaseb tlje Corb to bruise l]im; he hath put him

to grief: when thou sluilt make his soul an offering for sin, he
shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of
the Lord shall prosper in his hand. He shall see of the travail
of his soul, and shall be satisffed : by his knowledge shall my right-
eous servant justify many ; for l)e sl)all bear tl)cir iniquities.

Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall
divide the spoil with the strong ; because he hath poured out his
soul unto death : and he was numbered with the transgressors ;
anb l)c bare tl)C sin of mann, and made intercession for the

]5ehold, it is written before me : I will not keep silence, but
will recoriipc'use, even recompense into their bosom, jjour ini-
quities, anb tl)c iniquities of your fatl)crs togctijer, saith the
Lord, which have Imrned incense upon the mountains, and bias-



phemed me upon the hills : tlierefore will I measure their former
work into their bosom.

Seest thou not what they do in the cities of Judah and in

the streets of Jerusalem ? Do they provoke me to

anger ? saith the Lord : do they not provoke themselves to the
confusion of their own faces ? Therefore thus saith the Lord God ;
Behold, mine anger and my fury shall be poured out upon this

place, upon man, a\\b upon beast, anb upon tl)c trees of
tlic fielb, iwib upon tl)c fruit of tl)c Qrounb; and it shall burn,
and shall not be quenched.

I will appoint over them four kinds, saith the Lord : the
sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven,
and the beasts of the earth, to devour and destroy. And I will
cause them to be removed into all kingdoms of the earth, bcciIUSe

of iUaniTsscI] tl)e son of ije^ekial) king of iJuiial), for tliat
U)l)icl) l)e bib in iFcrusalem.

And it shall come to pass, when thou shalt shew this people
all these words, and they shall say unto thee. Wherefore hath the
Lord pronounced all this great evil against us ? or what is our
iniquity ? or what is our sin that we have committed against the
Lord our God ? Then shalt thou say unto them, CectlUSe UOUr
fatljers Ijauc forsaken me, saith the Lord, and have walked
after other gods, and have served them, and have worshipped them,
and have forsaken me, and have not kept my law ; (i\iii ge l)aDC
bone tnorSC tl)an nour fatljers ; (for, behold, ye walk every one
after the imagination of his evil heart, that they may not hearken
unto me :) therefore will T cast you out of this land into a land
that ye know not, neither ye nor your fixthers : and there shall
ye serve other gods day and night ; where I will not shew you fa-

As I live, saith the Lord, though Coniah the son of Jehoiakim
king of Judah were the signet upon my right hand, yet would I
pluck thee thence ;

Is this man Coniah a despised broken idol ? is he a vessel
wherein is no pleasure ? wherefore are they cast out, |)C Club l)is
seeb, and are cast into a land which they know not ? earth,
earth, earth, hear the word of the Lord. Thus saith the Lord,
Write ye this man childless, a man that shall not prosper in his

days: for no man of l)is seeb sljall prosper, sitting upon tl)e
tl)ronc of Dauib, anh ruling am more in Jubal),

Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will sow the
house of Israel and the house of Judah witli the seed of man, and
with the seed of beasts. And it shall come to pass, that Hke as I
have watched over them, to pluck up, and to break down, and to
throw down, and to destroy, and to afflict ; so will I watch over
them, to build, and to plant, saith the Lord.

vii. 17, 19, 20.

Jer. XV. 3, 4.

xvi. 10-13.


xxii. i24,


xxxi. 27-30.



Jer.xxxii. 18.

Lara. V. 1-7.


xviii. 1-4,


Dan. ix. 16.


ix. 21, 22, 25,


3u tl)06c 'bam l\)cr) sliall sat] no more, Stljefatljcrs \)iwc
eaten a sour grape, aui!> tl)c cljilbrcn s tccti) arc set on cbgc.

But every one shall die for his own iniquity : every man that eatetli
the sour grape, his teeth shall be set on edge.

Thou shewest loving-kindness unto thousands, aub rccom-

jiensest tl)c iniquitn of tlje fatljcrs into tl)c bosom of tijcir
cl)iibrcn after tljem": The Great, The Mighty God, The Lord of
hosts, is his name.

Remember, Lord, what is come upon us : consider, and
behold our reproach. Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our
houses to aliens. We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are
as widows. We have drunken our water for money ; our wood is
sold unto us. Our necks are under persecution : we labour, and
have no rest. We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to
the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread, ©ur fatl)ers Ijaoc

siuneb, anb arc not; anb roe l)aue borne tl)cir iniquities.

The word of the Lord came unto me again, saying, What
mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel,

saying, Ql[)c fatljcrs l)aue eaten sour grapes, anb tl)c cl)il-
brcn's teetl) are set on ebge ? As I Hve, saith the Lord God, ye
shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.
Behold, all souls are mine ; as the soul of the father, so also the
soul of the son is mine: tl)C SOttl tl)at siuuctll, it sljall bic. .
Yet say ye, AVhy ? doth not the son bear the in-
iquity of the father ? u)l)cn tl]e son Ijatli bone tl)at tuljiclns
laroful anh rigl)t, anb l)atl) kept all mn statutes, anb l)atl)

bone tliem, l)e sljall SUreln lioe. The soul that sinneth, it sliall
die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall
the father bear the iniquity of the son : the righteousness of the
righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall
be upon him. But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he
liatli committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is
lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. All his
transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned
unto him : in his risfhteousness that he hath done he shall live.

O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee, let
thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city .lerusalem,
thy holy mountain : because for our sins, anb for tl)C iniquities
of our fatl)Crs, Jerusalem and thy people are become a reproach
to all tiiat are about us.

Whiles I was speaking in prayer, even the man Gabriel,'whoin
I had seen in the vision at the beginning, being caused to fly
swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening oblation. And
he informed me, and talked with me, and said, Daniel, I

am now

come forth to


thee skill and understandinor.

Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of



the com m an din en t to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Mes-
siah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks :
the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous
times. And after threescore and two weeks gljall iHessiill) bc

cut off, but not for l)imsclf.

Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel : for the
Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because
there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land. .

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge :

because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that
thou shalt be no priest to me : seeing thou hast forgotten the law

of thy God, 3 toiU also forget tl)n cljilbrcn.

I will utterly consume all things from off the land, saith the

Lord. I will consume man anb beast; 3 toill constttnc tl)e

forols of tl)C Ijeauen, mib tl)C fisl)CS of tl)C sea, and the stum-
bling-blocks with the wicked ; and I will cut otf man from off the
land, saith the Lord.

John seeth .Jesus coming unto him, and saith. Behold the

Lamb of God, mljicl) taketl) aman tlie sin of tlie worib.

Wo unto you ! for ye build the sepulchres of the prophets, and
your fathers killed them. Truly ye bear witness, that ye allow the
deeds of your fathers : for they indeed killed them, and ye build
their sepulchres. Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will
send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay
and persecute: tljat tl)e bloob of all tl)c propl)cts, tDljicl) toas
sl)elt from tl)e fonubation of tl)e roorlb, man bc rcquireb of
tl)is jgcncration ; fiom the blood of Abel unto the blood of
Zacharias, which perished between the altar and the temple : verily

I say unto you, Jt sl^all bc rcquircb of tl)is generation.

As Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from
his birth. And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did
sin, this man, or l)is :parentS, that he was born blind ? Jesus an-
swered. Neither hath this man sinned, or his parents : but that the
works of God should be made manifest in him.

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to de-
stroy : I am come tl)at tljen migl)t IjatlC life, and that they might
have it more abundantly. I am the good shepherd : the good

shepherd giveth his life for tljc sljcep As the

Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father : and I lay down
my life for tl)e sljecp.

Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council,
and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles. If we
let him thus alone, all men will believe on him : and the Romans
shall come, and take away both our place and nation. And one
of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year.

iv. 1,0.

Zeph. i. 2, 3.

John, i. 'J9.

xi. 47-51.

John, ix. 1-3.

X. 10, 11, 15.

xi. 47-52.



xxvil. 24, 25.

xxiii. 27-31.

xix. 3i-37.

iii. 25, 26.

Rom. iv. 25.

V. 0-19.

said unto tliem, Ye know nothing at all, nor consider that it is
expedient for us, tl)at ouc man si)oulb bic for tl)C people, anb
tl)at tl)c u)l)ole nation perisl) not.

And this spake he not of himself: but being high priest

that year, \]c propljesieb tl)at Sesus sl)oulb Me for tijat
nation; a\\b not for tijat nation onln, but that also he should

ofather together in one the children of God that were scattered

When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather
a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the
multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person :
see ye to it. Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be

on us, anb on our djilbrcn-

And there followed him a great company of people, and of
women, which also bewailed and lamented him. But Jesus turning
uuto them, said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep
for yourselves, anb for ^Onv cl)ilbren. For behold, the days are
coming, in the which they shall say. Blessed are the barren, and
the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck.
Then shall they begin to say to the mountains. Fall on us ; and to

the hills, Cover us. i^or if tl)en bo tl)csc tl)inigs in a green
tree, toljat sljall be hone in tl)c"brn ?

Then came the soldiers, and brake the legs of the first, and of
the other which was crucitied with him. But when they came to
Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs :
but one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith
came thereout blood and water. And he that saw it bare record,
and his record is true : and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye
might believe. For these things were done, that the sciipture
should be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be broken. Another
scripture saith. They shall look on him whom tl)ei} pierced.

Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith

in his blood, to declare l]ig rigljtcousncss for tl)c remission of

sins tl)at are past, through the forbearance of God ; to declare, I
say, at this time |)is rigl)teonsness : that he might be just, ailb
the justifier of him that believetli in Jesus.

Who was delivered for OUr offcnccs, and was raised again
for our justification.

When we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died
for tl)C Ungoblg. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die :
yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die.
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet
sinners, Christ died for ns. Much more then, being now justified
by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if,
wht.'n we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of
his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.



And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus
Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement.

Wlierefore as bjl onc man sin entered into the world, and
death by sin ; and so death passed upon all men, for tl]nt uU \)avc
sixiwcb : (for until the law sin was in the world : but sin is not im-
puted when there is no law. Nei]crtl)clcss, hcatl) reigucD from
^ham to iHoscs, even oticr tl)cm tl)iU \)ah not sinneb after
tl]e similtitnbc of ^barn's transgression, m\)0 is tijc figure
of l)im tl)at uias to come.

But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if tl)rougl)
tl)e offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God,
and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath
abounded unto many. And not as it was by one that sinned, so is
the gift. For the judgment was bn onc to condemnation, but the
free gift is of many offences unto justification. For if bg one man's
offence beati) reigneb bn one ; much more they which receive
abundance of grace, and of the gift of righteousness, shall reign in
life by one, Jesus Christ.) Therefore, as bl] t\]C offence of one

jnbgment came npon all men to conbemnation, even so by the

righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justifica-
tion of life. For as bn onc man's bisobebicnce mang were
mabe sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made

For in that he died, l)t bicb untO sin once : but in that he
liveth, he liveth unto God.

Wliat the law could not do, in that it Avas weak through

the flesh, ©ob senbing Ijis oton Gon in tl)c likeness of sinful
flesl), anli for sin, conbcmneb sin in tl)c flcsl) : that the right-
eousness of the law might be fulfilled in us.

He that spared not his own Son, but beliocreb l)im np for
US all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things ?

tUl)o is l)c tl)at coniiemnctl) ? It is (Jlljrist tl)at bicb, yea

rather, that is risen again.

I delivered unto you first of all, that which I also received,
how that Christ died for OUr sins according to the scriptures.

For since bj} man came beatl), by man came also the resur-
rection of the dead. For as in '^bam all bie, even so in Christ
shall all be made alive.

The love of Christ constraineth us ; because we thus judge,
that if one bicb for all, then were all dead : and that he died for
all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves,
but unto l)im toljid) bicb for l\)cm, and rose again.

And all things are of God, tDl)0 l)atl) rcconcileb US to l)im-
self bn Jesus GTlirist, and hath given to us the ministry of re-
conciliation ; to wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling tl)e tDOrlb

Rom. vi. 10.

viii. 3, 4.

viii. 32, 34.

1 Ctor. XV. 3.

1 Corinth.

AV. -1, ~».

2 Corinth.
V. 14, 15.

2 Corinth.
V. 18-21.



Gal iu. 13.


Heb. ii. 9.

be. 27, 28,

1 Peter,
ii. 21-24.

1 Peter,
iii. 18.

mtt0 !)imsdf, not imputing tijcir trespasses nnta tljem; and

hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.

Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did
beseech you by us : we pray you iu Christ's stead, be ye reconciled

to God. i^or l)c IjiUl) mahc l)im to be sin for us, rDl}0 knetn

no sin ; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being
tnabe a curse for us : for it is written, Cursed is every one that
hangeth on a tree.

Who died for US, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should
live together with him.

We see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for
the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour ; tl)at l)e bg

t\]c grace of ©ob sl)oul5 taste beatl) for euern man.

As it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the

judgment : so Cl)rist toas once offereb to bear tl)e sins of
mang ; ^"^ unto them that look for him shall he appear the sec-
ond time U)itl)OUt sitl unto salvation.

Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should
follow his steps : who did no sin, neither was guile found in his
mouth : who, when he was reviled, reviled not again ; when he
suffered, he threatened not ; but committed himself to him that

judgeth righteously : tDl)o l)is ouju self bare our sins in Ilis

own bobg ^^^ t^K tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live

unto righteousness : bj} tDl)osc Stripes ge toere Ijealcb.

Christ hath once suffered for sius, t\)t just for tl)c unjust,
that he might bring us to God.


Cjie ^^reitalEtir^ nf |in.

God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth,

and that cncrn' imagination of tl)c tlioughts of l)is l}cart was
onin cuil conUnualln. '^nb it rcpcntcb tl)c C-ovb tl)at \]c I)a5
maSc man on tljc eartl), and it grieved him at his heart.

The earth was corrupt before God ; and the earth was filled
with violence. And God looked upon the earth, and behold, it was
corrupt : for all flesl) Ijab covrnptcb l)is roan ujjon tl)c cavil).

And Noah builded an altar unto the Lord ; and took of every
clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt-otferings on
the altar. And the Lord smelled a sweet savour ; and the Lord
said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for

man's sake; for tl)c imagination of man's l}cart is cuil from

l]is nouti) : neither will I again smite any more everything living,
as I have done.

And Moses said unto Aaron, What did this people unto thee,
that thou hast brought so great a sin upon them ? And Aaron
said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: tl)Ott knoUJCSt tl)e

pco:plc, tljat t\)cr) are set on miscl)icf.

They are a nation uoib of rounscl, neither is there any
understanding in them.

QEljere is no man tl)at sinnctl) not.

And at the evening sacrifice I arose up from my heaviness :
and having rent my garment and my mantle, I fell upon my knees,
and spread out my hands unto the Lord my God, and said, O my
God, I am ashamed and blush to lifl up my face to thee, my
God : for our iniqwities are increaseb oner our l)eab, an'b our
trespass is groron up unto tl)e l)eauens. Since tl)e bans of
our fatljers l)aue roe (jeenin a great trespass unto tl)is bag.

Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present
themselves before the Lord, and Satan came also among them.
And the Lord said unto Satan, Whence comest thou ? Then Satan
answered the Lord, and said. From going to and fro in the earth,
and from walking up and down in it. And the Lord said unto

I Or, The whole imagination. The Hebrew word signifleth not only the imagination, but
also the purposes and desires.

Gen. vi. 5, 6.

vi. 11, 12.

viii. iiO, 21.

xxxii. 21, i^i.

xxxii. 28.

1 Kings,
viii. 4(5.

Ezra, ix. 5-7.

Job, i. 6-S,




Job, ix. 2, 3.
Job, ix. 20.

ix. 28-31.

Job,xi. 12.
Job, xiv. 1-4.

XV. 14-16.

XXV. 4-6.

Psalm iv. 2.
Ps. xii. 1, 2.

P8. xiv. 1-3.

Ps. xix. 12.

Satan, Ilast thou considered my servant Job, l\)at tl)ClC is IIOIU

like l)im in tlje cartl), o perfect aub an uprigl)! man, one that

fearetli God, and escheweth evil ?

^OfXi sl)oulb man be just with (5ob? If he will contend
with him, he cannot answer him one of a tl)OUSani).

If I justify myself, mine otDU moutli sljall conbemn me :

if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.

I am afiaid of all my sorrows, jj knOQ) tliat tl)OU roilt not
Ijolb me innocent. If I be wicked, why then labour I in vain ?
If I wash myself with snow-water, and make my hands never so

clean ; net sl)alt tilou plunge me in tl]c bitcl), anb mine omn
dotljes sl)ail abljor me.

Vain man would be wise, tl)ougl) man be born like a roilb
ass's colt.

Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of
trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : he fleetli
also as a shadow, and continueth not. And dost thou open thine
eyes upon such an one, and bringest me into judgment with thee ?

U)l)o can bring a dean tl)ing out of an unclean ? not one.

lUljat is man, tl]at l)e sl)oulb be clean? anb l)e toliicl) is
born of a rooman, tljat \)c sljoulb be righteous ? IJehold, he

putleth no trust in his saints ; yea, the heavens are not clean in
his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, toljicl)

brinketl) iniquitji like toater ?

How then can man be justified with God ? or l)OtD C(l1l [)C

be clean tl)at is born of a ujoman ? Behold even to the moon,

and it shineth not ; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How
much less man, that is a worm ; and the son of man which is a
worm ?

pe sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into
shame ? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing ?

Help, Lord; for til e gobln man ceasetl) ; for tlie faitl)ful
fail from among tl)e cl)ilbren of men. 'Ihtn speak vanity eoerji

one with his neighbour : with flattering lips and with a double heart
do they speak.

The fool hath said in his heart. There is no God. They are
corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth
good. The Lord looked down from heaven upon the children
of men, to see if tl]ere Boere onn that did understand, and
seek God. (JljcT) are all gone"asibe, tl)en are all to-
gether become filtljg : there is none that doeth good, no, not

1X11)0 can nnberstanb Ijis errors ? cleanse thou me from
secret faults.



For thy name's sake, Lord, pardon mine iniquity ; fur it is


There is no soundness in my flesh because of thine anger ;
neither is there any rest in my bones because of my sin. For mine
iniquities are QOXlt OlUT IttiltC l)cab : as an heavy burden they
are too heavy for me. Aly wounds stink and are corrupt because
of my foolishness. I am troubled ; I am bowed down greatly ; I
go mourning all the day long.

Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O Lord : let
thy loving-kindness and thy truth continually preserve me. For
innumerable evils have compassed me about : mine iniquities have
taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up ; tljCJl dtc
more tijan tl)C l)rtirs of mine \)eab : therefore my heart faileth

Behold, I was shapen in iniquity ; and in sin did my mother
conceive me.

The wicked are estranged from the womb : tl)ejl go astrcit}

as 30on as tl)en be born, speaking lies.

The dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of

They know^ not, neither will they understand : they walk on

in darkness: all tl)c fonnbations of tlje eartl) arc out of

3 Ijaue seen an cvib of all perfection : but thy command-
ment is exceeding broad.

If thou. Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, (T) £orb, toljo sljall
Stanb ? But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be

Hear my prayer, O Lord, give ear to my supplications : in thy
faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness. And enter not
into judgment with thy servant: for in tl)ll sigl)t sl)all no man
lioing be justifieb.

Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness : but a
faitl)ful man m\)o can finii"?

iBI)o can san, 3 liane mabe mn Ijeart clean, 3 am pnre
from mil sin ?

^[)c xoan of man is froroarb anb strange : but as for the

2)ure, his work is right.

i^oolisljncss is bonnb in tl)e Ijcart of a cljilbi but the rod
of correction shall drive it far from him.

Ps. XXV. 11.

xxxviii. 3-6.

Ps. xl. 11, 12.


As in water face answereth to face, so tl)C I) cart of man to
I saw under the sun the place of judgment, tl)at toickebncss

Psalm li. 5.

Ps. Iviii. 3.

Ps. Ixxiv. 20.

Ps. Ixxxii. 5.

Ps. cxix. 96.

Ps. cxxx. 3, 4.

Ps. cxliii. 1, 2.

Prov. XX. 6.

Prov. XX. 9.

Prov. xxi. 8.

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