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And he hath confirmed his words, which he spake against us, and against our judges that judged us, by bringing upon us a great evil: for under the whole heaven hath not been done as hath been done upon Jerusalem.
Establishing the word of his Servant, And the counsel of his Messengers, he maketh good, - Who saith of Jerusalem - She shall be inhabited! And of the cities of Judah - They shall be built! And the ruins thereof, will I set up!
Yahweh hath done what he thought, hath carried out his word, wherewith he gave charge in the days of old, hath thrown down, and not spared, - Thus hath he let the enemy rejoice over thee, hath raised high the horn of thine adversaries.
They have had Visions of falsehood, and Divinations of lies, Who say. Declareth Yahweh, when, Yahweh, hath not sent them, - Yet have they waited for fulfilling of the word.
I looked by night, And lo! a man riding upon a red horse, and he was standing among the myrtle trees, in the shade; and, after him, were horses, red, bay, and white.
For, verily, I say unto you, until the heaven and the earth shall pass away, one least letter, or one point, may in nowise pass away from the law, till all be accomplished.
For I affirm Christ to have become a minister of circumcision in behalf of the truth of God, - to confirm the promises of the fathers,
1 Kings 3:9
Wilt thou, then, give unto thy servant, a heart that hearkeneth, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad, - for who is able to judge this thine honoured people?
Who leadeth away counsellors as a spoil, and, judges, He befooleth:
Now, therefore, ye kings, show your prudence, Be admonished, ye judges of earth:
Kings of earth, and all peoples, Rulers, and all judges of earth;
By me, rulers govern, and nobles - all the righteous judges:
Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? Look around and see, whether there is pain like my pain, which is severely dealt out to me, - in that Yahweh, hath caused grief, in the day of the glow of his anger?
How shall I solemnly admonish thee? What shall I liken to thee, thou daughter of Jerusalem? What shall I compare with thee, that I may comfort thee, thou virgin, daughter of Zion? for, great as the sea, is thy grievous injury, Who can heal thee?
And the punishment of the daughter of my people hath grown greater than the punishment of Sodom, - which was overthrown as in a moment, when no hands had been laid violently upon her.
Yea I will execute upon thee that which I have not executed, And like unto which I will not execute again,- Because of all thine abominations.
A day of obscurity and deep gloom, a day of cloud, and thick darkness, as dusk, spread over the mountains, - a people, many and bold, like whom, hath not been from age-past times, and, after whom, shall not be again unto the years of generation after generation.
Only you, have I acknowledged, of all the families of the ground, For this cause, will I visit upon you all your iniquities.
For there will be then, Great tribulation, such as hath not happened, from the beginning of the world, until the present time, neither in any wise shall happen.
For in those days shall be a tribulation - such, that there hath not happened, the like, from the beginning of creation which God created, until the present time, and shall in nowise happen.
For, days of avenging, are, these, for all the things written to be fulfilled.
then will Yahweh make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, - plagues great and lasting, and diseases grievous and lasting;
Then shall they know that, I, Yahweh, - not in vain, had threatened to bring upon them this calamity.
Thus saith My Lord Yahweh:A calamity, a sole calamity, lo! it hath come.