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I Matt. 26. 15
1 Or, Binders.
Jerusalem a burden to her enemies. CHAP. XII. XIII.
The repentance of Jerusalem. bear. So they 1 weighed for my price of Judah first, that the glory of the house cir. 587. thirty pieces of silver.
of David and the glory of the inhabitants cir. 587. 13 And the LORD said unto me, Cast of Jerusalem do not magnify themselves Exod. 21.32. it unto the "potter: a goodly price that against Judah. - Matt. 27. I was prised at of them. And I took the 8 In that day shall the Lord defend
thirty pieces of silver, and cast them to the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and the h Joel 3. ia the potter in the house of the LORD. that is 1| + feeble among them at that day. Or, abject.
14 Then I cut asunder mine other shall be as David; and the house of fallen. staff
, even || Bands, that I might break David shall be as God, as the angel of the
9 And it shall come to pass in that
10 'And I will pour upon the house k Jer. 31.9. 16 For, lo, I will raise up a shepherd of David, and upon the inhabitants of 39 29
in the land, which shall not visit those Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of sup10r, kidilen. that be || cut off, neither shall seek the plications: and they shall " look upon me Lobo leto
young one, nor heal that that is broken, whom they have pierced, and they shall 117, nor || feed that that standeth still: but he
mourn for him, "as one mourneth for his m Jer. 6. 26.
him, as one that is in bitterness for his
his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm mourning in Jerusalem, oas the mourn-
12 PAnd the land shall mourn, tevery 3o. Rev. 1.;.
and a burdensome stone to her adversaries. David apart, and their wives apart; the
and their wives apart;
1 Or, bear.
Amos 8. 10.
o Jer. 23. 1.
n Acts 2. 31. o 2 Kings
9 Chron. 35
Isai. 42. 5. & H.24. &
1 Or, Si
57. 16. Hebr.
+ Heb. sepa ration for
e Matt. 21.
45. 12, 18. & stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth 1 of Shimei apart, and their wives apart; non
round about, II when they shall be in the 2 from idolatry, and false prophecy. 7 The
opened to the house of David and to 14. ! Per... be the vehich salem a burdensome stone for all people: the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and 19 Res. 1.5.
3. And in that day will I make Jeru. I "that day there shall be a fountain b. 12.3. siege against all that burden themselves with it shall for tuncleanness.
be cut in pieces, though all the people of 2 And it shall come to pass in that uncleanness. the earth be gathered together against it. day, saith the Lord of hosts, that I will
4 In that day, saith the LORD, 'I will cut off the names of the idols out of the Exod. 23. smite every horse with astonishment, and land, and they shall no more be remem- u. 16.
his rider with madness: and I will open bered: and also I will cause the prophets His: 2. 17. Ezek. 33.4. mine eyes upon the house of Judah, and and the unclean spirit to pass out of the 13
will smite every horse of the people with land.
3 And it shall come to pass, that when
speakest lies in the name of the LORD: 6. In that day will I make the gover- and his father and his mother that begat nors of Judah like an hearth of fire him shall thrust him through when he sport e tempo among the wood, and like a torch of fire prophesieth. in a sheaf; and they shall devour all the 4 And it shall come to pass in that a Kingo 1. people round about, on the right hand day, that 'the prophets shall be ashamed Macaz.o. and on the left: and Jerusalem shall be every one of his vision, when he hath Heb.a inhabited again in her own place, even in prophesied; neither shall they wear 8 + a hair. Jerusalem.
rough garment + to deceive: 7 The Lord also shall save the tents 5 "But he shall say, I am no prophet, hindi
1., 14 Luke
1 Or, me
. Isai 48
* 91.15. ch. 10.6.
Hos. 2. 23. b. €. 8.
Acts 2. 20.
The coming of Christ.
ZECHARIAH. The plague of the enemies of Jerusalem I am an husbandman; for man taught that at evening time it shall be light. me to keep cattle from my youth.
8 And it shall be in that day, that 6 And one shall say unto him, What living. waters shall go out from Jerusa- ! Tani 6 are these wounds in thine hands? Then lem; half of them toward the || former en he shall answer, Those with which I was sea, and half of them toward the hinder Eest wounded in the house of my friends. sea: in summer and in winter shall keren
7 9 Awake, O sword, against 'my shep- it be. * John*10* herd, and against the man that is my 9 And the LORD shall be king over Den 26 30. 19. fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: 'smite all the earth: in that day shall there be
- Eplus Matt. 26. the shepherd, and the sheep shall be one LORD, and his name one. 31. Mark 14. scattered: and I will turn mine hand 10 All the land shall be - || turned 'as 10r, Matt. 18. upon TM the little ones.
a plain from Geba to Rimmon south of 8 And it shall come to pass, that in all Jerusalem: and it shall be lifted up, and
the land, saith the Lord, two parts therein || inhabited in her place, from Benjamin's » Rom. 11.5. shall be cut off and die; " but the third gate unto the place of the first gate, unto shall be left therein.
the corner gate, 'and from the tower of No 3 9 And I will bring the third part Hananeel unto the king's winepresses. 7.1 Pet. 1. 6o through the fire, and will Prefine them 11 And men shall dwell in it, and there Ps. 50. 15. as silver is refined, and will try them as shall be 'no more utter destruction; but
gold is tried: 'they shall call on my name, Jerusalem || shall be safely inhabited.
that have fought against JerusaCHAP. XIV.
lem; Their flesh shall consume away
while they stand upon their feet, and
The coming of Christ, and the graces of his their eyes shall consume away in their
Lord, 20 and their spoils shall be holy. 13 And it shall come to pass in that
cometh, and thy spoil shall be di- shall be among them; and they shall lay vided in the midst of thee.
hold every one on the hand of his neigh2 For "I will gather all nations against bour, and his hand shall rise up against die
Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall the hand of his neighbour.
women ravished; and half of the city Jerusalem; and the wealth of all the same
, and of fought in the day of battle.
the ass, and of all the beasts that shall be 4 And his feet shall stand in that day in these tents, as this plague. e Joel 3. 12, "upon the mount of Olives, which is be 16 | And it shall come to pass, that
fore Jerusalem on the east, and the mount every one that is left of all the nations
of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof which came against Jerusalem shall even Morhen toward the east and toward the west, go up from year to year to worship the
s & and there shall be a very great valley; King, the Lord of hosts
, and to keep and half of the mountain shall remove to the feast of tabernacles. he separated. ward the north, and half of it toward the 17 And it shall be, that whoso will * Here f Amos 1. 1. south.
not come up of all the families of the 5 And ye shall flee to the valley of earth unto Jerusalem to worship the e Isai be 12
|| the mountains; || for the valley of the King, the Lord of hosts, even upon them ha Joel 3. 11. mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, shall be no rain. limit shall ye shall flee, like as ye fled from before 18 And if the family of Egypt go not not be clear the earthquake in the days of Uzziah up, and come not, + that have no rain; to Hebre Places, and king of Judah: "and the LORD my God there shall be the plague, wherewith the im other places shall come, and ball the saints with LORD will smite the heathen that come i
not up to keep the feast of tabernacles. 6 And it shall come to pass in that 19 This shall be the || punishment of Ot, sia day, || that the light shall not be + clear, Egypt, and the punishment of all nations nor fdark:
that come not up to keep the feast of 7 But ll it shall be 'one day which tabernacles. Rev. 12. 5. shall be known to the LORD, not day, 20 q In that day shall there be upon 1 Or, bridien nor night: but it shall come to pass, I the || bells of the horses, 'HOLINESS Isai. ag. is
b Joel 3. 2.
d Soe Ezek.
1 Or, my Monntains.
Complaint of Israel's unkindness, MALACHI, I.
their irreligion, and profaneness. UNTO THE LORD; and the pots in of hosts: and all they that sacrifice shall CHRIST cir.5872" the Lord's house shall be like the bowls come and take of them, and seethe there- cir. 587. before the altar.
in: and in that day there shall be no ( Isai. 35. 8. 21 Yea, every pot in Jerusalem and more the 'Canaanite in the house of Joel 3:17 in Judah shall be holiness unto the Lord the LORD of hosts.
& Eph. 2. 19,
Rey. 21. 27.
20, 21, 22.
t Isai. 6. 19,
u ver. 7.
+ Heb. by the
c Jer. 49.18. Ezek. 35-3
+ Heb. from upor. e Ecod. 20. 12.
M AL ACHI.
offering : for my name shall be great CHRIST
say, "The table of the LORD is polluted;
Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith the 13 Ye said also, Behold, what a wearib Rom.9. 13. LORD: yet "I loved Jacob,
ness is it! || and ye have snuffed at it, 10r, where
the sick; thus ye brought an offering:
glecting their covenant, 11 and the people 6 (A son honoureth his father, and for idolatry, 14 for adultery, 17 and for
a servant his master: fif then I be a fa infidelity. f Lake 6.46. ther, where is mine honour? and if I be
ND now, O ye priests, this coma master, where is my fear? saith the
mandment is for you. LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that 2 * If ye will not hear, and if ye will aler: 28. k 37,3, despise my name. And ye say, Wherein not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my 2815, &c. have we despised thy name?
name, saith the Lord of hosts, I will Or, Bring
7 || Ye offer "polluted bread upon mine even send a curse upon you, and I will 1. Deut. 15 altar; and ye say, Wherein have we pol- curse your blessings: yea, I have cursed
luted thee? In that ye say, 'The table them already, because ye do not lay it to 22. ver. 12 of the LORD is contemptible.
unto thy governor; will he be pleased shall take you away with it.
this commandment unto you, that my 9 And now, I pray you, beseech + God covenant might be with Levi, saith the Hos
. 13.9. that he will be gracious unto us : "this Lord of hosts.
gard your persons? saith the Lord of and peace; and I gave them to him for 35. & 37,2
the fear wherewith he feared me, and
ther do ye kindle fire on mine altar for and iniquity was not found in his lips : Jam. 3. 30.
nought. I have no pleasure in you, saith he walked with me in peace and equity, Veneto set: 6.2.0.". the Lord of hosts, "neither will I accept and did 'turn many away from iniquity. an offering at your hand.
7 For the priest's lips should keep
John 4. n, my name shall be great 'among the Gen- the Lord of hosts.
i Ezek. 41.
+ Heb. scal
k Lev. 92. 22.
k Neh. 13. 99.
& 10. 2.
Neh. 13. 28, 29.
The people reproved for idolatry, fc. MALACHI.
The people's infidels. the law; *ye have corrupted the cove- coming? and 'who shall stand when he nant of Levi, saith the Lord of hosts. appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire,
9 Therefore have I also made you and like fullers' sope: Sam. 2. contemptible and base before all the peo
3 And " he shall sit as a refiner and Seele ple, according as ye have not kept my purifier of silver: and he shall purify the ta 11,1 up the face ways, but || t have been partial in the law. sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and sai 1.6
10 Have we not all one father? silver, that they may offer unto the LORD ii Falas
hath not one God created us? why do an offering in righteousness. m Cor.& we deal treacherously every man against 4 Then shall the offering of Judah kat. 1. 11. Job 31.is. his brother, by profaning the covenant and Jerusalem be pleasant unto the LORD, of our fathers ?
as in the days of old, and as in || former 101, anci 11 Judah hath dealt treacherously, and years. an abomination is committed in Israel 5 And I will come near to you to and in Jerusalem; for Judah hath pro- judgment: and I will be a swift witness
faned the holiness of the LORD which he against the sorcerers, and against the Osloughe || loved, and hath married the daughter adulterers, and against false swearers, 1 • Eura 9. 1. of a strange god.
and against those that || oppress the hire- 10.& 12 The Lord will cut off the man that ling in his wages, the widow, and the fa
doeth this, || the master and the scholar, therless, and that turn aside the stranger and him thai out of the tabernacles of Jacob, Pand him from his right, and fear not me, saith the
that offereth an offering unto the LORD LORD of hosts.
6 For I am the LORD, “I change not; all
me, and I will return unto you, saith the i4 Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because Lord of hosts. But ye said, Wherein
the Lord hath been witness between shall we return?
is she thy companion, and the wife of we robbed thee? "In tithes and offerings. id
9 Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye 15 And did not he make one? Yet have robbed me, even this whole nation. Or, excel. had he the || residue of the spirit. And 10 'Bring ye all the tithes into the Ps33 theb. a seed wherefore one? That he might seek f'a storehouse, that there may be meat in times godly seed. Therefore take heed to your mine house, and prove me now herewith, 31. 12
. 1 Cor. 2. 14. spirit, and let none deal || treacherously saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open faithfully. against the wife of his youth.
you the “windows of heaven, and + pour : 16 For the LORD, the God of Israel, you out a blessing, that there shall not be Matts saith || that he hateth tputting away: room enough to receive it. Or, if he for one covereth violence with his gar 11 And I will rebuke the devourer 31.12
ment, saith the Lord of hosts : therefore for your sakes, and he shall not + de- *** take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not stroy the fruits of your ground; neither rapide treacherously.
shall your vine cast her fruit before the 17 p'Ye have wearied the LORD with time in the field, saith the LORD of hosts. sh. 3. 13, 14, your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have 12 And all nations shall call you bless
we wearied him? When ye say, Every ed: for ye shall be 'a delightsome land, : Due es
What have we spoken so much against
thee? Christ. 7 of the rebellion, 8 sacrilege, 13
14 • Ye have said, It is vain to serve le 22, and infidelity of the people.' 16 The promise God: and what profit is it that we have of blessing to them that fear God.
kept this ordinance, and that we have EHOLD, "I will send my messenger, walked † mournfully before the LORD Oberenant
and he shall prepare the way be- of hosts? i Isai. 40.3. fore me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, 15 And now we call the proud happy; • Isai. 63. 9. shall suddenly come to his temple, even yea, they that work wickedness + are set + file or
the messenger of the covenant, whom up; yea, they that tempt God are even
16 9 Then they "that feared the LORD
* Matt. 19. 45
t Ezra 9.2.
u Dent. 24.
32. & 19.8.
, her away. + Heb. to put away.
Isai. 43. 4.
d Amos 2.9.
e ch.3. 16.
Rev. 20. 12. h Exod. 19.
Tit. 2. 14. 1 Pet. 2.9.
God's judgment on the wicked.
Elijah's coming and office LORD hearkened, and heard it, and 6a eth shall burn them up, saith the Lord of book of remembrance was written before hosts, that it shall a leave them neither him for them that feared the LORD, and root nor branch. that thought upon his name.
2 | But unto you
that "fear my name 17. And they shall be mine, saith the shall the 'Sun of righteousness arise with Elinker .. 78. & Pou Lord of hosts, in that day when I make healing in his wings; and ye shall go Retina
up my ll 'jewels; and I will spare them, forth, and grow up as calves of the stall. Or, special i as a man spareth his own son that serv 36 And ye shall tread down the wicked; ? Sami eth him.
for they shall be ashes under the soles of 10. Zech. 10. 18 "Then shall ye return, and discern your feet in the day that I shall do this, 1 Pr. 58. 11. between the righteous and the wicked, saith the LORD of hosts.
between him that serveth God and him 4 4 Remember ye the - law of Moses • Exod. 20. that serveth him not.
my servant, which I commanded unto CHAP. IV.
him 'in Horeb for all Israel, with * the i Deut. 4. 10. 1 God's judgment on the wicked, 2 and his
statutes and judgments. blessing on the good. 4 He exhorteth to 5 Behold, I will send you 'Elijah the .. Mate;.1 the study of the law, 5 and telleth of Eli- prophet "before the coming of the great ima 9. 7. jah's coming and office.
and dreadful day of the LORD: TOR, behold, , that
"of n Ecclus. 48. och 3. 18. proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, the children to their fathers, lest I e Obed. 18. shall be stubble: and the day that com and osmite the earth with Pa curse.
k Ps. 147. 19.
m Joel 2. 31.
a Joel 2.31.
o Zech. 14.
p Zech. 5 3.
THE END OF THE PROPHETS.