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change of raiment.

5 And I said, Let them set a fair ^ mitre
upon his head. So they set a fair mitre upon
his head, and clothed him with garments.
And the angel of the Lord stood by.

6 And the angel of the Lord protested
unto Joshua, saying,

7 Thus saith the Lord of hosts ; If thou
wilt walk in my ways, and if thou wilt 'keep
my II charge, then thou shalt also ''judge my
house, and shalt also keep my courts, and I
will give thee f places to walk among these
that 'stand by.

8 Hear now, O Joshua the high priest,
thou and thy fellows that sit before thee :
for they are "" f men wondered at : for be-
hold, I will bring forth "my servant The
"BRANCH.

9 For behold the stone that I have laid
before Joshua ; ? upon one stone shall he
^ seven eyes : behold, I will engrave the grav-
ing thereof, saith the Lord of hosts, and "^I
will remove the iniquity of that land in one
day.

10 'In that day, saith the Lord of hosts,
shall ye call every man his neighbour * under
the vine and under the fig-tree.

CHAP. IV.

1 By the golden candlestick is foreshewed the good success
of ZerubhaheVs foundation. 11 By the two olive-trees
the two anointed ones.

AND ^the angel that talked with me
came again, and waked me, '• as a man
that is wakened out of his sleep,

2 And said unto me. What seest thou ?
And I said, I have looked, and behold " a
candlestick, all of gold, t with a bowl upon
the top of itj ''and his seven lamps thereon,
and II seven pipes to the seven lamps, which
are upon the top thereof :

3 "And two olive-trees by it, one upon the
right side of the bowl, and the other upon
the left side thereof.

4 So I answered and spake to the angel
that talked with me, saying, What are these,
my lord?

5 Then the angel that talked with me
answered and said unto me, Knowest thou
not what these be? and I said. No, my
lord.

6 Then he answered and spake unto me,
saying. This is the word of the Lord unto



ZECHARIAH.



Before

CHRIST

519.



f Isai. 64. 6.



s Isai. 61.

TO.

Re ^.9. 8.

Luke 15. !i2.

h Exod. 29.

6.

ch. 6. 11.



i Lev. 8. 35.

I Kinss 2. 3.
Ezek. 44. 16.

II Or.
ordinance.
k DeuL 17.

Mai. 2. 1.
t Ileb.
walks.
I ch. 4. 14.
&6. 5.



m Pa. 71. 7.
Isai. 8. 18.
& 20. 3.
fHeb.
men of
toondcT. or,
sifni. as
Ezek. 12.11.
4; 24. 24.
n Isai. 42. 1.
& 49. 3. 5.
& 52. 13. tL
.53. 11.
Ezek. 34. 23,
24.

o Isai. 4. 2.
& 11. 1.
.Ter. 23. 5. &
33. 15.
ch. 6. 12.
Luke 1. 78.
p Ps. 1)8.
22.

Isai. 28. 16.
n ch.4. 10.
Rev. 5. 0.
rJnr. 31.34.
& 50. 20.
Mic. 7. 18,
19.

ch. 13.1.
B ch. 2. 11.
t 1 Kings
4. 25.

Isai. 36. 16.
Mic. 4. 4.



a ch. 2. 3.
b Dan. 8. 18.



c JEiod. 25.
31.

Rev. 1. 12.
t Heb.
loitli her
bowl.

i Exod. 25.
37.

Rev. 4. 5.
II Or,

seven seve-
ral pipes to



e ver.ll, 12.
Rev. 11. 4.



Before

CHRIST

519.



f Hos. 1. 7.
II Or,
army.

gJer. ,51.25.
Matt. 21. 21.



h Pb. 118.

22.

i Ezra 3. 11,

13.



k Ezra 3.10.

I Ezra 6. 15.

m ch. 2. 9.

Jl. i;6. ij.

n Isai. 48.

16.

ch. 2. 8.

o Hag. 2. 3.

II Or,
since the
seven eves
of the Lord
shallrcjoice.
t Heb.
stone of tin.
p 2 Chron.
16. 9.

Prov. 15. 3.
ch. 3. 9.



q ver. 3.



t Heb.
liv t/te hand.
II Or,

emptii mil of
themselves
oil into the
sold.
t Hob.
the gold.



r Rev. 11. 4.

t Hob.
.'!OV.S of oil.
s ch. 3. 7.
Luke 1. 19.
t See

.losh. 3. 11,
13.
ch. 6. 5.



b Mai. 4. 6.



II Or,

every one of
this people
that stenlcth
holdeth \\\m-
6pM guilt-
less, as it
dolh.



c Lev. 19.

12.

rh. 8. 17.

Mai. 3. 5.

d See
Lev. 14. 45.



The two anointed ones.

Zerubbabel, saying, ""Not by [[might, nor by
power, but by my Spirit, saith the Lord of
hosts.

7 Who art thou, ^ O great mountain ?
before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain :
and he shall bring forth '•the headstone
thereof ' with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace,
unto it.

8 Moreover the word of the Lord came
unto me, saying,

9 The hands of Zerubbabel ''have laid the
foundation of this house ; his hands ' shall
also finish it; and "thou shalt know that the
"Lord of boats hath sent me unto you.

10 For who hath despised the day of "small
things? II for they shall rejoice, and shall see
the t plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel
with those seven; Pthey are the eyes of the
Lord, which run to and fro through the
whole earth.

11 H Then answered I, and said unto him.
What are these itwo olive-trees upon the
right side of the candlestick and upon the left
side thereof?

12 And I answered again, and said unto
him. What he these two olive branches which
t through the two golden pipes [[ empty f the
golden oil out of themselves ?

13 And he answered me and said, Know-
est thou not what these Se? And I said. No,
my lord.

14 Then said he, ' These are the two
t anointed ones, nhat stand by 'the Lord of
the whole earth.

CHAP. V.

1 By the flying roll is shewed the curse of thieves and
swearers. 5 By a woman pressed in an ephah, the
final damnation of Babylon.

THEN I turned, and lifted up mine
eyes, and looked, and behold a flying
Toll.

2 And he said unto me. What seest thou ?
And I answered, I see a flying roll ; the
length thereof is twenty cubits, and the
breadth thereof ten cubits.

3 Then said he unto me. This is the *" curse
that goeth forth over the face of the whole
earth : for || every one that stealeth shall be
cut off" as on this side, according to it ; and
every one that sweareth shall be cut off as on
that side, according to it.

4 I will bring it forth, saith the Lord of
hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the
thief, and into the house of ''him that swear-
eth falsely by my name: and it- shall remain
in the midst of his house, and ^ shall consume
it with the timber thereof and the stones
thereof.

5 H Then the angel that talked with me

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The vision of the four chariots.

went forth, and said unto me, Lift up now
thine eyes, and see what is this that goeth
forth.

6 And I said, What is it? and he said.
This is an ephah that goeth forth. He said
moreover, This is their resenjblance through
all the earth.

7 And behold, there was lifted up a
II talent of. lead: and this is a woman that
sitleth in the midst of the ephah.

8 And he said, This is wickedness. And
he cast it into the midst of the ephah; and
he cast the weight of lead upon the mouth
thereof.

9 Then lifted I up mine eyes, and looked,
and behold, there came out two women, and
the wind was in their wings ; for they had
wings like the wings of a stork : and they
lifted up the ephah between the earth and
the heaven. '

10 Then said I to the angel that talked
with me. Whither do these bear the ephah?

11 And he said unto me. To •= build it an
house in ^the land of Shinar : and it shall be
established, and set there upon her own base.

CHAP. VI.

1 The vision of the four chariots. 9 By the crowns of
Joshua is skewed the temple and kingdom of Christ
the Branch.

AND I turned, and lifted up mine eyes,
and looked, and behold, there came four
chariots out from between two mountains ;
and the mountains were mountains of brass.

2 In the first chariot were *red horses ;
and in the second chariot ''black horses ;

3 And in the third chariot •= white horses;
and in the fourth chariot grizzled and || bay
horses.

4 Then I answered ^ and said unto the
angel that talked with me. What are these,
ray lord ?

5 And the angiel answered and said unto
me, * These are the four "H spirits of the
heavens, which go forth from *"standing be-
fore the Lord of all the earth.

6 The black horses which are therein go
forth into »the north country; and the white
go forth after them; and the grizzled go forth
toward the south country.

7 And the bay went forth, and sought to
go that they might ""walk to and fro through
the earth : and he said. Get ye hence, walk
to and fro through the earth. So they walk-
ed to and fro through the earth.

8 Then cried he upon me, and spake unto
me, saying. Behold, these that go toward the
north country have quieted my 'spirit in the
north country.

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CHAP. VII.



Beforo

CHRIST

519.



II Or,

weiskty

piece.



« Jer. 39. 5,

28.

f Gen. 10.

10.



B ch. 1. 8.
Rev. 6. 4.
b Rev. 0. S.



II Or.
strone.



e Pa. 104. 4.

Hebr. 1. 7,

14.

U Or, toinda,

fl Kings 22.

10.

Dan. 7. 10.

ch. 4. 14.

Luke 1. 10.

B Jer. 1. 14,



h Gon. 13.

17.

ch. 1. 10.



i Jndg. 8. 3.
Eeclea. 10.
4.



Before

CHRIST

519.



k Eiod. 28.
36. & 29. 6.
Lev. 8. 9.
ch. 3. 5.



I See Luko
I. 78.

John I. 45.
m ch. 3. 8.

II Or.
branch np
from under
him.

n ch. 4. 9.
Matt. 10. 18.
EphM.2.20,

Hebr. 3. 3.
o laoi. 22.
24.

P Ps. no. 4.

Hebr. 3. 1.



q Esod. 12.

14.

Mark 14. 9.

f Isai. 177.
19. & 60. 10.
Ephea. 2. 13,
19.

s ch. 2. 9. &
4. 9.



518.



tHeb.
to entreat
the face of
the JjOKV,
1 Sam. 13.
12.

ch. 8. 21.
a Deut. 17.
9,10, 11. &
33. 10.
Mai. 2. 7.
b Jer. 52. 12.
ch. 8. 19.



c Ifiai. 58. 5.

d Jer. 41. 1.
ch.8. 19.

e ch. 1. 12.

f See
Rom. 14. 6,



II Or,
be not ye
they tttat,

ffC.

II Or, Ara

not these the-

words.

tHeb.

by the hand

«f, ire.



Christ the Branch typified.

9 IT And the word of the Lord came unto
me, saying,

10 Take of them of the captivity, even ol
Heldai, of Tobijah, and of Jedaiah, which
are come from Babylon, and come thou the
same.day, and go into the house of Josiah
the son of Zephaniah;

11 Then take silver and 'gold, and make
■^ crowns, and set them upon the head of
Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest ;

12 And speak ^ unto him, saying. Thus
speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying. Behold
'the man whose name IS The ""BRANCH;
and he shall |j grow up out of his place, " and
he shall build the temple of the Lord :

13 Even he shall build the temple of the
Lord; and he "shall bear the glory, and
shall sit and rule upon his throne: and Phe
shall be a priest upon his throne : and the
counsel of peace shall be between them both.

14 And the crowns shall be to Helem,
and to Tobijah, and to Jedaiah, and to Hen
the son of Zephaniah, ifor a memorial in the
temple of the Lord.

15 And ■'they that are far off shall come
and build in the temple of the Lord; and
'ye shall know that the Lord of hosts hath
sent me unto you. And this shall come to
pass, if ye will diligently obey the voice of
the Lord your God.

CHAP. VIL

1 The captives inquire of fasting. 4 Zechariah reproveth
their fasting. 8 Sin the cause of their captivity.

AND it came to pass in the fourth year
of king Darius, that the word of the
Lord came unto Zechariah in the fourth day
of the ninth month, even in Chisleu;

2 When they had sent unto the house of
God, Sherezer and Regem-melech, and their
men, t to pray before the Lord,
' 3 And to "^ speak unto the priests which
were in the house of the Lord of hosts, and
to the prophets, saying. Should I weep in
''the fifth month, separating myself, as I have
done these so many years ?

4 IT Then came the word of the Lord of
hosts unto me, saying,

5 Speak unto all the people of the land,
and to the priests, saying. When ye ''fasted
and mourned in the fifth ■'and seventh month,
^even those seventy years, did ye at all fast
''unto me, even to me ?

6 And when ye did eat, and when ye did
drink, || did not ye eat for yourselves, and
drink for yourselves ?

7 II Should ye not hear the words which
the Lord hath cried fby the former pro-
phets when Jerusalem was inhabited and
in prosperity, and the cities thereof round

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The restoration of Jerusalem.

about her, when men inhabited sthe south
and the plain ?

8 IT And the word of the Lord came unto'
Zechariah, saying,

9 Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying,
^ t Execute true judgment, and shew mercy
and compassions every man to his brother :

10 And ' oppress not the widow, nor the
fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor ; ^ and
let none of you imagine evil against his bro-
ther in your heart.

11 But they refused to hearken, and
' t pulled away the shoulder, and f" stopped
their ears, that they should not hear.

12 Yea., they made their "hearts as an
adamant stone, "lest they should hear the
law, and the words which the Lord of hosts
hath sent in his Spirit tby the former pro-
phets : P therefore came a great wrath from
the Lord of hosts.

13 Therefore it is come to pass, that as he
cried, and they would not hear; so ithey
cried, and I would not hear, saith the Lord
of hosts:

14 But 'I scattered them with a whirl-
wind among all the nations 'whom they
knew not. Thus 'the land was desolate
after them, that no man passed through nor
returned: for they laid "the t pleasant land
desolate,

CHAP. vm.

I The restoration of Jerusalem. 9 They are encouraged
to the building by God's favour to them. 16 Good
works are required of them. 18 Joy and enlargement
are promised. '

AGAIN the word of the Lord of hosts
came to me, saying,

2 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; =1 was
jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I
was jealous for her with great fury.

3 Thus saith the Lord ; i" I am returned
unto Zion, and "^will dwell in the midst of
Jerusalem: and Jerusalem "^shall be called,
A city of truth; and «the mountain of the
Lord of hosts, ''The holy mountain.

4 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; s There
shall yet old men and old women dwell in
the streets of Jerusalem, and every man with
his staff in his hand t for very age.

5 And the streets of the city shall be
full of boys and girls playing in the streets
thereof.

6 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; If it be

II marvellous in the eyes of the remnant of
this people in these days, ^ should it also be
marvellous in mine eyes ? saith the Lord of

hosts.

7 Thus saith the Lord of hosts ; Behold,
* 1 will save my people from the east country,
and from t the west country ;



ZECHARIAH.



Before

CHRIST

518.



gJer. 17.26,



h Isai. 58. 6,
7.

Jcr. 7. SS.
Mic. 6. a.
ch. 8. 16.
Matt. 23. 23.
t Heb.
Judge judff-
Tnerit of
truth.
i Exnd. 22.
21.22.
Deul. 24. 17.
Isai. 1. 17.
Jer. 5. 28.
k Pb. 36. 4.
Mic. 2.1.
ch. 8. 17.
I Neh. 9. 29.
Jer. 7. 24.
Hos. 4. 16.
t Heb.
they gave a
backsliding
shoulder.
t Heb.
made heavy.
m Acta 7.
57.

n Ezek. 11.
19. & 36. 26.
o Neh. 9.
29,30.
t Heb. hy
the hand of.
p 2 Chron.
36. 18.
Dan. 9. 11.

eProv. 1.
4,-28.
Isai. 1. 15.
.ler. 11. 11.
& 14. 12. ,
Mic. 3. 4.

r Deut. 4.

27. & 28. 64.

Ezek. 36. 19.

ch. 2. 6.

a Deut. 28.

33.

t Lev. 26.^.



u Dan. 8. 9.
t Heb.
land of da-
sire.



a Nah. 1. 2.
ch. 1. 14.



b ch. 1. 16.

c ch. 2. 10.

li Isai. 1. 21,

26.

e Isai. 2. 2,

3.

f Jer. 31. 23.



I Sam. 2.31.

Isai. 65. 20,

22.

Lam. 2. 20.

&.C. & 5. II,

—14.

t Hob. /or

multitude

of days.



II Or, hard,

or, difficult.

h Gen. 18.

14.

Luke 1. 37.

& 18. 27.

Bom. 4. 21.

i Isai. 11. 11,

]2.&43.5,6.

Ezek. 37. 21.

Amos 9. 14,

15.

f Heb. the

eotmtry of

the going

down of the

sun:

See Ps. .50.

U& 113.3.

1. n.



Mai.



Before

CHRIST

518.



k Jer. 30. 22.
& 31. 1.33.
ch. 13. 9.
1 Jer. 4. 2.

m Hag. 2. 4.
ver. 18.



n Ezra 5. 1,

2.

o Hag. 2. 18.



II Or, the

hire of man

becavie

nothing, iS-c.

p Hag. 1. 6,

§, 10. & 2.

16.

g 2. Chron.

15.5.



r Hos. 2. 21
22.

Joel2. !S.
Hae. 2. 19.
t Heb.
ofoeace.
s Ps. 67. 6.
t See Hag.
1. 10.



u Jer. 43.
18.



1 Gen. 12. 2.
Ruth 4. 11,
12.

Isai. 19. 24,
25.

Zoph. 3. 20.
Hag. 2. 19.
y ver. 9.

2 Jer. 31.28.



a 2 Chron.
36. 16.
ch. 1. 8.



b ch.7.9.
ver. 19.
Ephes. 4. 25.
t Heb.
Judge truth,
ana the
judgment
of peace.
c Prov. 3.
29.

ch. 7. 10.
d ch. 5. 3, 4.



o Jer. 52. 6,

7.

f Jor. 52. 12,

13.

ch. 7. 3, 5.

g 2 Kings

25. 25.

Jer. 41. 1, 2.

h Jor. 52. 4.

i Esth.8.17.

Isai. 35. 10.

II ,0.,

solemn, or,

set times.

k ver. 16.



I Isai. 2. 3.
Mic. 4. in 2.

II 0'> .,
continuaUy.

t Heb.



to entreat
the face of
tlie Lord.
ch. 7. S.



God encourageth the people.

8 And I will bring them, and they shall
dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: ''and they
shall be my people, and I will be their God,
•in truth and in righteousness.

9 HThus saith the Lord of hosts; "Let
your hands be strong, ye that hear in these
days these words by the mouth of " the pro-
phets, which were in °the day that the foun-
dation of the house of the Lord of hosts was
laid, that the temple might be built.

10 For before these days || there was no
Phire for man, nor any hire for beast; ^ nei-
ther was there any peace to him that went
out or came in because of the affliction : for
I set all men every one against his neigh-
bour.

11 But now I will not be unto the residue
of this people as in the former days, saith
the Lord of hosts.

12 ^ For the seed shall he f prosperous ; the
vine shall give her fruit, and 'the ground
shall give her increase, and Hhe heavens
shall give their dew; and I will cause the
remnant of this people to possess all these
things,

13 And it shall come to pass, that as ye
were "a curse among the heathen, O house
of Judah, and house of Israel ; so will I save
you, and ^ye shall be a blessing : fear not,
but y]et your hands be strong.

14 For thus saith the Lord of hosts; ^ As
I thought to punish you, when your fathers
provoked me to wrath, saith the Lord of
hosts, "and I repented not :

15 So again have I thought in these days
to do well unto Jerusalem and to the house
of Judah : fear ye not.

16 IF These are the things that ye shall
do ; ^ Speak ye every man the truth to his
neighbour ; f execute the judgment of truth
and peace in your gates :

17 <= And let none of you imagine evil in
your hearts against his neighbour ; and "^ love
no false oath: for all these are things that I
hate, saith the Lord.

18 H And the word of the Lord of hosts
came unto me, saying,

19 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; «The
fast of the fourth month, '"and the fast of the
fifth, Sand the fast of the seventh, ■> and the
fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of
Judah 'joy and gladness, and cheerful || feasts ;
''therefore love the truth and peace.

20 Thus saitli the Lord of hosts : It shall
yet come to pass, that there shall come peo-
ple, and the inhabitants of many cities :

21 And the inhabitants of one city shall
go to another, saying, 'Let us go || t speedily
fto pray before the Lord, and to seek the
Lord of hosts : I will go also.

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God defendeth his church.

22 Yea, ■"many people and strong nations
shall come to seek the Lord of hosts in
Jerusalem, and to pray before the 'Lord.

23 Thus saith the Lord of hosts ; In those
days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall
"take hold, out of all languages of the nations,
even shall take hold of the skirt of him that
is a Jew, saying, "We will go with you : for
we have heard "that God is with you.

CHAP. IX.

I God defendeth his church. 9 Zion is exhorted to re-
joice for the coming of Christ, and his peaceable king-
dom. 12 God's promises of victory and defence.

THE * burden of the word of the Lord
in the land of Hadrach, and ''Damascus
shall be the rest thereof: when "the eyes of
man, as of all the tribes of Israel, shall he
toward the Lord. ,

2 And "^Hamath also shall border thereby;
*Tyrus and^Zidon, though it be very swise.

3 And Tyrus did build herself a strong
hold, and ^ heaped up silver as the dust, and
fine gold as the mire of the streets.

4 Behold, 'the Lord will cast her out,
and he will smite ''her power in the sea; and
she shall be devoured with fire.

5 'Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; Gaza
also shall see it, and be very sorrowful, and
Ekron ; for her expectation shall be ashamed ;
and the king shall perish from Gaza, and
Ashkelon shall not be inhabited.

6 And a bastard shall dwell "" in Ashdod,
and I will cut off the pride of the Philis-
tines.

7 And I will take away his f blood out
of his mouth, and his abominations from
between his teeth : but he that remaineth,
even he, shall he for our God, and he shall
be as a governor in Judah, and Ekron as a
Jebusite.

8 And "I will encamp about mine house be-
cause of the army, because of him that
passeth by, and because of him that return-
eth : and " no oppressor shall pass thr£)Ugh
them any more : for now p have I seen with
mine- eyes.

9 Hi Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion;
shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, 'thy
King Cometh unto thee : he is just, and

II having salvation ; lowly, and riding upon
an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.

10 And I " will cut oflT the chariot from
Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and
the battle-bow shall be cut off: and he shall
speak * peace unto the heathen: and his
dominion shall he "from sea even to sea,
and from the river even to the ends of the
earth.

11 As for thee also, |I by the blood of thy



CHAP. X.



Befote

CHRIST

518.



m Isai. 60.
3, &c.
& (i6. 23.



n Isai. 3. 6.
&4. 1.



o I Cor. 14.
25.



about 587.
aJei.23.33.
b AmoB 1.3.

c 2 Chton.
2». 12.
Pb. 145. 15.



d Jer.49.23.

e Isai. 23.

Ezek. 26, &

27, & 28.

Amos 1. 9.

r 1 KingB

17. B.

Ezek. 28.21.

Obad. 20.

e Ezek. 28.

3, &c.

h Job 27.

16.

Ezek. 28. 4,

5.

i Isai. 23. 1.

k Ezek. 26.

17.

1 Jer. 47. 1,

5.

Zeph. 2. 4.



m AmoB 1.
8.



t Heb.
bloods.



n P». 34. 7.
ch. 2. 5.



o Isai. 60.

18.

Ezek. 28.

24.

p Exod 3.



Isai. 62.
II.

ch. 2. 10.
Malf, 21. .■>.
John 12. IS.
r Jer. 23. 5.
&: 30. 9.
John I. 49.
Luke 19.38.
II Or, ^.
saving hiTtl'

df.
a Hos. 1. 7.
& 2. 18.
Mic. 5. 10.
Hag. 2. 22.



t Ephei. 2.
14, 17.
u Fb. 72. 8.
II Or,

whone ctme.
nant is bu
blood.
Exud. 24. 8.
Hebr. 10. 29.
& 13. 20.



Befora
CHRIST

about 587.



X Isai. 42. 7.
& 51. 14. &
61. 1.
y leai. 49. 9.

z iBai. 81. 7.



a Pb. 18. 14.
& 77. 17. &
144. 6.

b Isai. 21. 1.



II Or,

subdue the
stones of the
sling.

shall jiU
both the
boivls, S^e.
c Lev. 4.
18, 25.
Deut. 12. 27.



d Isai. 62. 3.
Mai. 3. 17.
e Isai. 11.
12.

f Pb. 31. 19.

e Joel 3. IS.
Amos 9. 14.
II Or.
grow, or,
speak.



a Jer. 14.22.
b Deut. Jl.
14.

c Job 29. 23.
Joel 2. 23.
II Or,

Itghtmnes,
Jer. 10. 13.



d Jer. 10. a
Hab. 2. 18.
t Heb..
teraphims.
Judg. 17. 5.
e Job 13. 4.



II Or,
anstoered
that, Src.
( Ezek. 34.
5.



e Ezek. 34.

t Heb.

visitedvpon.

h Luke 1.

68.

i Cant. 1. 9.



k Numb. 24.

17.

1 Sam. 14.

38

Isii. 19. 13.

1 Isai. 22. 23.



mP9. 18.42.



II Or,
thev shall
make the
riders on
horses
ashavKd.



n Jer. 3. 18.
Ezek. 37. 21.
o Has. 1. 7.



Victory and defence promised.

covenant I have sent forth thy * prisoners out
of the pit wherein is no water.

12 IT Turn you to the strong hold, yye
prisoners of hope : even to-day do I declare
that ^ I will render double unto thee ; -

13 When I have bent Judah for me, filled
the bow with Ephraim, and raised up* thy
sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece,
and made thee as the sword of a mighty man.

14 And the Lord shall be seen over
them, and "his arrow shall go forth as the
lightning : and the Lord God shall blow the
trumpet, and shall go ''with whirlwinds of
the south.

15 The Lord of hosts shall defend them ;
and they shall devour and || subdue with
sling-stones ; and they shall drink, and make
a noise as through wine ; and they || shall be
filled like bowls, and as '^the corners of the
altar.

16 And the Lord their God shall save
them in that day as the flock of his people :
for ^ they shall he as the stones of a crown,
^lifted up as an ensign upon his land.

17 For '"how great is his goodness, and
how great is his beauty ! ^corn shall make
the young men || cheerful, and new wine the
maids.

CHAP. X.

1 God is to be sought unto, and not idols. 5 As he
visited his Jiock for si7i, so he will save and restore
them.

ASK ye ■'of the Lord ''rain "in the
time of the latter rain; so the Lord
shall make || bright clouds, and give them ■
showers of rain, to every one grass in the
field.

2 For the ''f idols have spoken vanity, and
the diviners have seen a lie, and have told
false dreams ; they « comfort in vain : there-
fore they went their way as a flock, they

I were troubled ''because there was no shep-
lerd.

3 Mine anger was kindled against the
shepherds, f and 1 1 punished the goats : for
the Lord ofhosts ''hath visited his flock the
house of Judah, and 'hath made them as his



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