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THE HOLY BIBLE

CONTAINING THE

OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

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THE

HOLY BIBLE

CONTAINING THE

OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED AN INTRODUCTION

BY

J. W. MACKAIL

VOL. V

ISAIAH TO LAMENTATIONS

London
MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED

NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

GLASGOW : PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS

BY ROBERT MACLEHOSE AND CO.

THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET

ISAIAH

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

any
more?

ye

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

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