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OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED AN INTRODUCTION
J. W. MACKAIL
ISAIAH TO LAMENTATIONS
NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN COMPANY
THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET
THE vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz,
which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
HEAR, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the Lord hath spoken, “I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib : but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider."
Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters ! they have forsaken the Lord, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are gone away backward. Why should ye be stricken
will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores : they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment. Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire: your land, strangers devour