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his Anointed, to David, and to his Seed for evermore.
Pfal. cxv. I Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy NAME give GLORY, for thy Mercy. and for thy Truth's Sake.
and I will enter into the Lodgings of his Borders, and into the Foreft of his Carmel.
24 I have digged and drunk ftrange Waters, and with the Sole of my Feet have I dried up all the Rivers of befieged Places.
25 Haft thou not heard long ago, how I have done it, and of ancient times, that I have formed it? now have I brought it to pafs, that thou fhouldeft be brought to lay wafte fenced Cities into ruinous Heaps.
8 They that make them, are like unto them, so is every one that trufteth in them.
9 O Ifrael, truft thou in the LORD: he is their HELP and their SHIELD.
Pfal. lxxxix. 6 For who in the Hea
ven can be compared unto the LORD? who among the Sons of the MIGHTY can be likened unto the LORD!
7 Gon is greatly to be feared in the Affembly of the Saints and to be had in Reverence of all them that are about him.
26 Therefore their Inhabitants were of fmall Power, they were dismayed, and confounded, they were as the Grafs of the Field, and as the green Herb, as the Grafs
on the Houfe-tops, and as Corn blafted before it is grown
27 But I know thy abode, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy Rage against me.
28 Because thy Rage against me, and thy Tumult is come up into mine Ears, therefore I will put my Hook in thy Nofe, and my Bridle in thy Lips, and I will turn thee back by the Way by which thou cameft.
13 Thou haft a mighty Arm: ftrong is thy Hand, and high is thy Right Hand.
18 For the LORD is our DEFENCE:
and the Holy One of lfrael is our KING.
29 And this fhall be a Sign unto thee, Ye fhall eat this Year fuch Things as grow of themselves, and in the fecond Year that which springeth of the fame, and in the third Year fow ye and reap, and plant ye Vineyards, and eat the Fruits thereof.
30 And the Remnant that is escaped of the House of Judah, fhall yet again take root downward, and bear Fruit upward.
31 For out of Judah fhall go forth a Remnant, and they that efcape out of Mount Zion: the Zeal of the LORD of Hofts fhall do this.
32 Therefore thus faith the LORD concerning the King Dddd z
of Affyria, He shall not come into this City, nor fhoot an Arrow there, nor come before it with Shield, nor caft a Bank against it.
33 By the Way that he came, by the fame fhall he return, and shall not come into this City, faith the LORD. 34 For I will defend this City to fave it, for mine own Sake, and for my Servant David's Sake.
35 And it came to pass that Night, that the ANGEL of the LORD went out, and fmote in the Camp of the Affyrians, an HUNDRED FOUR
SCORE AND FIVE THOU
SAND: and when they arofe early in the Morning, behold, they were all dead Corpfes.
36 So Sennacherib King of Affyria departed, and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh.
37 And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the Houfe of Nifroch his God, that Adrammelech and Sharezer his Sons fmote him with the Sword and they efcaped into the Land of Armenia; and Efar-haddon his Son reigned in his ftead.
Pfal. xci. 1 He that dwelleth in the
fecret Place of the moft High, fhall abide under the SHADOW of the ALMIGHTY.
REFUGE and my FORTRESS: my GOD, 2 I will fay of the LORD, He is my in him will I TRUST.
TERROUR by Night: nor for the AR5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the Row that fieth by Day.
7 A THOUSAND fhall fall at thy Side, and TEN THousand at thy Right
Hand: but it fhall not come nigh thee.
8 Only, with thine Eyes fhalt thou behold, and fee the Reward of the Wicked.
9 Because thou haft made the LORD which is my Refuge, even the mot High, thy Habitation;
11 For he fhall give his ANGELS Charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy WAYS.
Heb. i. 7 And of the ANGELS he faith, Who maketh his ANGELS SPIRITS, and his MINISTERS a FLAME of FIRE.
14 Are they not all MINISTRING SPIRITS, fent forth to minifter for them who fhall be HEIRS OF SALVATION?
Pfal. lxxvi. In Judah is God known, his Name is GREAT in Ifrael
3 There brake he the Arrows of the Bow, the Shield, and the Sword, and the Battle.
s The Stout-hearted are spoiled, they have flept their Sleep, and none of the Men of Might have found their Hands.
7 Thou, even thou art to be feared, and who may ftand in thy fight when thou art angry?
To Surely the Wrath of Man fhall PRAISE thee: the Remainder of WRATH fhalt thou reftrain.
12 He fhall cut off the SPIRIT of PRINCES: he is TERRIBLE to the KINGS of the Earth.
1 Hezekiah receiving a Message of Death, by Prayer hath his Life lengthened. 8 The Sun goeth ten Degrees backward for a Sign of that Promife. 12 Berodach-baladan fending to vifit Hezekiah, because of the Wonder, hath Notice of his Treasures. 14 Ifaiah understanding thereof, foretelleth the Babylonian Captivity. 20 Manaffeh fucceedeth Hezekiah.
Ver. 1 Hezekiah * fick unNa thofe Days was to Death and the Prophet Ifaiah came to him, and faid unto him, Thus faith the LORD, Set thine Houfe in order, for thou fhalt die, and not live.
9 2 Cor. i. 9 We had the Sentence of DEATH in ourselves, that we should which raifeth the Dead. not truft in ourselves, but in GoD,
10 Who delivered us from fo great a Death, and doth deliver in whom we truft that he will yet deliver us:
Pfal. xc. 3 Thou turneft Man to
Destruction: and fayeft, Return ye
Children of Men.
Days, that we may apply our HEARTS 12 So teach us to number our
2 Then he turned his Face to the Wall, and prayed unto the LORD, saying,
3. I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in Truth, and with a perfect Heart, and have done that which was good in thy fight: and Hezekiah wept fore.
4 And it came to pass afore Ifaiah was gone out into the middle Court, that the Word of the LORD came to him, faying,
5 Turn again, and tell Hezekiah the Captain of my People, Thus faith the LORD, the God of David thy Father, I have heard thy Prayer, I have seen thy Tears: behold, I will heal thee; on the third Day thou fhalt go up into the House of the LORD.
6 And I will add unto thy
13 Return, O LORD, how long? and let it repent thee concerning thy Servants.
Pfal. ciii. 2 Blefs the LORD, O nefits. my Soul, and forget not all his Be
3 Who forgiveth all thine Iniquities: who healeth all thy Difeafes. Deftruction: who crowneth thee with 4 Who redeemeth thy Life from Loving-kindness and tender Mercies. Is As for Man, his Days are as he flourisheth. GRASS as a Flower of the Field, fo
16 For the Wind passeth over it, and it is gone, and the Place there of fhall know it no more.
See Ifaiah xxxviii,
17 But the MERCY of the LORD is from EVERLASTING to EVERLASTING
Days fifteen Years, and I will deliver thee and this City out of the Hand of the King of Affyria, and I will defend this City for mine own Sake, and for my Servant David's Sake.
upon them that fear him: and his RIGHTEOUSNESS unto Childrens Children.
7 And Ifaiah faid, Take a Lump of Figs. And they took and laid it on the Boyl, and he recovered.
8 And Hezekiah faid unto Ifaiah, What fhall be the Sign that the LORD will heal me, and that I fhall go up into the House of the LORD the third Day?
9 And Ifaiah faid, This Sign fhalt thou have of the LORD, that the LORD will do the Thing that he hath spoken: fhall the Shadow go forward ten Degrees, or go back ten Degrees?
10 And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the Shadow to go down ten Degrees: nay, but let the Shadow return backward ten Degrees.
II And Ifaiah the Pro
phet cried unto the LORD, and he brought the Shadow ten Degrees backward, by which it had gone down in the Dial of Ahaz.
• Joshua x. 12 Then fpake John to the LORD in the Day when the
LORD delivered up the Amorites before the Children of Ifrael, and he faid in the fight of Ifrael, Sus, ftand thou still upon GIBEON, and thon MOON in the Valley of AJALON.
13 And the Sun ftood still, and the Moon ftayed, until the People Enemies. So the Sun ftood still in had avenged themselves upon their the midst of Heaven, and hafted not to go down about a whole Day.
12 At that Time, Berodah-baladan the Son of Baladan, King of Babylon, fent Letters and a Prefent unto Hezekiah: for he had heard before or after it, that the Los hear14 And there was no Day like that that Hezekiah had been fick. kened unto the Voice of a Man: 13 And Hezekiah heark- for the LORD fought for Ifrael. ned unto them, and fhewed them all the House of his precious Things, the Silver, and the Gold, and the Spices, and the precious Ointment, and all the House of his Armour, and all that was found in his Treafures: there was nothing in his Houfe, nor in all his Dominion, that Hezekiah fhewed them not.
14 Then came Ifaiah the Prophet unto King Hezekiah, and faid unto him, What faid thefe Men? from whence came they unto thee? and Hezekiah said, They are come from a far Countrey, even from Babylon.
15 And he faid, What have they feen in thine Houfe? and Hezekiah answered, All the Things that are in mine
House have they feen: there is nothing among my Treafures, that I have not fhewed them.
16 And Ifaiah faid unto Hezekiah, Hear the Word of the LORD.
17 Behold, the Days come, that all that is in thine House, and that which thy Fathers have laid up in store unto this Day, fhall be carried into Babylon: nothing shall be left, faith the LORD.
18 And of thy Sons that fhall iffue from thee, which thou fhalt beget, fhall they take away, and they fhall be Eunuchs in the Palace of the King of Babylon.
19 Then faid Hezekiah unto Ifaiah, Good is the Word of the LORD which thou haft fpoken. And he faid, Is it not good if PEACE and TRUTH be in my DAYS?
21 And Hezekiah flept with his Fathers: and Manaffeh his Son reigned in his stead.
■ Manaffeh his wicked Reign: 3 He fetteth up Idolatry, and would not be admonished: 11 He is carried away into Babylon: 12 Upon his praying to GOD he is released, and putteth down Idolatry: 18 His Acts: 20 He dying, Amon fucceedeth him. 21 Amon reigning wickedly, is flain by his Servants. 25 The Murderers being flain, Jofiah is made King.
ANASSEH was twelve Years old when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and five Years in Jerufalem :
2 But did that which was evil in the fight of the LORD, like unto the ABOMINATION of the HEATHEN, whom the LORD had CAST OUT before the Children of Ifrael.
3 For he built again the HIGH PLACES which Hezekiah had broken down, and he reared the Altar for BAALIM, and worshipped all the Host of Heaven, and ferved them.
4 Alfo he built ALTARS in the Houfe of the LORD, whereof the LORD had faid, In Jerufalem fhall my Name be for ever.
5 And he built ALTARS for all the HOST of Heaven, in the two Courts of the House of the LORD.
6 And he caufed his CHILDREN to pass through the FIRE in the Valley of the Son of Hinnom: alfo he obferved