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and Jacob; for I will cause their captivity to return, and have mercy upon them. To the same purpose fee the whole chapter. See also chap. l. 4, 5, 19, 20.

Ezek. xvi. 60. Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.

Ver. 61. Thou shalt remember thy ways, and be alhamed, when thou shalt receive thy filters, thine elder and thy younger (Sodom and Samaria, ver. 55.) and I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by thy covenant. Ver. 62, 63.

Ezek. xx. 34. I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand

Ver. 35. And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face.

Ver. 37. And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant. Ver. 38. And will

purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me.

Ver. 40. In my holy mountain, in the mountain of the height of Israel, saith the LORD GOD, there. shall all the house of Israel, all of them in the land, serve me ; there will I accept them, and there will I require your offerings, and the first-fruits of your oblations, with all your holy things. See also ver.. 41, 44:

Ezek. xxxiv. 23. And I will set one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David; he shall feed them, and be their shepherd.

Ver. 24. And I the LORD will be their GOD, and my

servant David a prince among them. I the LORD have spoken it.

Ver. 28. And they shall no more be a prey among the heathen, neither shall the beasts of the land devour


them; but they shall dwell safely, and none shall make. them afraid.

Ver. 29. And I will raise up for them a plant of renown. See also ver. II, 16. and from ver. 22. to the end of the chapter..

Ezek. xxxvi. 11. I will multiply upon you (the mountains of Israel] man and beast, and they shall encrease, and bring fruit ; and I will settle you after your old estates, and I will do better unto you than at your beginnings, and ye shall know that I am the LORD. Ver. 24. I will take you


the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.

Ver. 26. Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean ; from all your filthiness, and from all your idols will I cleanse you.

Ver. 27. A new heart also will I give you, &c.

Ver. 33. In the day that I shall have cleansed you from all your iniquities, I will also cause you to dwell in the cities, and the wastes shall be builded. See the whole chapter ; as also chap. xxxvii.

Ezek. xxxvii. 25. And they shall dwell in the land that I have given unto Jacob my servant, wherein your fathers have dwelt ; and they shall dwell therein, even they, and their children, and their children's children, for ever, and my servant David shall be their prince for ever.

Hof. i. 10. Yet the number of the children of Ilrael shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered ; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the fons of the living GOD.

Ver. 11. Then shall the children of Judah, and the children of Israel, be gathered together, and appoint


themselves one head, and they shall come up out of
the land ; for great shall be the day of Jezreel.

Hof. ii. 14. Behold, I will allure her, and bring
her into the wilderness, and speak comfortably unto

Ver. 15. And I will give her vineyards from
thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope ;
and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth,
and as in the day when she came up out of the land
of Egypt.

Ver. 19. And I will betroth thee unto me for ever,
&c. See from ver. 16, to the end.

Hof. iii. 4. The children of Israel shall abide many
days without a king, and without a prince, and with-
out a sacrifice, and without an image, and without an
ephod, and without teraphim.

Ver. 5. Afterward shall the children of Israel re-
turn, and seek the LORD their GOD, and David
their king, and shall fear the LORD and his good.
ness in the latter days. See also chap. xiv.

Foel iii. 1. Behold, in those days, and in that time,
when I shall bring again the captivity of Judah, and
of Jerusalem :

Ver. 2. I will also gather all nations, and will
bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and
will plead with them for my people, &c.

Ver. 17. So shall ye know that I am the LORD
your GOD, dwelling in Zion, my holy mountain :
Then shall Jerusalem be holy, and there shall no more
strangers pass through her any more.

Ver. 20. Judah thall dwell for ever, and Jerusalem,
from generation to generation. See also ver. 7, 14,
16, 18, 21.

Amos ix. 14. And I will bring again the captivity
of my people Ifrael, and they shall build the waste
cities, and inhabit them
Ver. 15. And I will plant them' upon their land,


and they shall be no more pulled up out of their land, which I have given them, saith the LORD thy GOD.

Obad. ver. 17. Upon mount Zion shall be deliverance, and there shall be holiness, and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.

Ver. 21. And faviours shall come upon mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau, and the kingdom shall be the LORD's.

Mic. ii. 12. I will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of thee ; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel, I will put them together as the sheep of Bozrah, as the flock in the midst of their fold ; they shall make great noise by reason of the multitude of men.

Ver. 13. The breaker is come up before them ; they have broken up, and have passed through the gate, and are gone out by it ; and their king shall pass before them, and the LORD on the head of them.

Mic. v. 3. Therefore will he give them up, until the time that she that travaileth, hath brought forth ; then the remnant of his brethren shall return unto the children of Israel.

Ver. 4. And he shall stand and feed in the strength of the LORD, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his GOD, and they shall abide, for now shall he be great unto the ends of the earth.

Ver. 7. And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many people, as a dew from the LORD, as the showers upon the grass, that tarrieth not for man, nor waiteth for the sons of men.

Ver. 13. The graven images also will I cut off, and thy standing images out of the midst of thee, and thou fhalt no more worship the work of thine hands. See the whole chapter ; and chap. iv. and chap. vii. 14, 17. See also Zeph. iii. 9, to the end. Zech. ii. 10. Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion ;


for lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, faith the LORD.

Ver. 12. And the LORD shall inherit Judah, his portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem again.

Zech. x. 6. And I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them again to place them ; for I have mercy upon them, and they shall be as though I had not calt them off ; for I am the LORD their GOD, and will hear them.

Ver. 7. I will hiss for them, and gather them, for I have redeemed them ; and they shall increase as they have increased.

Ver. 9. And I will fow them among the people, and they shall remember me in far countries, and they shall live with their children, and turn again. See the whole chapter.

Zech. xii. 6. In that day will I make the governors of Judah like a hearth of fire among the wood, and like a torch of fire in a fheaf ; and they shall devour all the people round about, on the right hand and on the left ; and Jerusalem shall be inhabited again, in her own place, even in Jerusalem.

Ver. 10. And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and supplications ; and they shall look upon me, whom they have pierced, &c. See the whole chapter.

Zech. xiv. II. And men shall dwell in it, [i. e. all the land] and there shall be no more utter destruction ; but Jerusalem shall be safely inhabited. See the whole chapter.

Luke xxi. 24. Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, UNTIL the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.

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