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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...for they have fled from me: 13 Destruction unto them! because they have transgressed against me: Though I have redeemed them, yet they have spoken lies against me. And they have not cried unto me with their heart, 14 When they howled upon their beds: They assemble themselves for corn and wine, And they rebel against me. Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, 15 Yet do they imagine mischief against me. They return, but not to the most High: i& 13. they Jiave fled from me like birds scared out of their nest (Isa. xvi. 2); but the Israelites have only themselves to blame for the fatal consequence. They have left their true home, and shall find no second (see on ix. 17). transgressed Or, 'rebelled'; strictly, 'broken away.' though I have redeemed.. Rather, I indeed would redeem them, but they, &c. The 'lies' of the Israelites related (see next verse) to Jehovah's power and willingness to save. 14. with their heart, when they hmuled Rather, in their heart, tout they howl. The prophet contrasts the quiet communion of the heart with Jehovah and the wild-beastlike ' howling' of the impenitent Israelites, who murmur at the withdrawal of material blessings. Comp. Isa. xxiv. ir. they assemble themselves i.e. to lament together in their affliction. But the rendering is doubtful. Ewald, better, 'they excite themselves' (or, are inwardly moved). But it is much more natural to suppose that Daleth has become altered into Resh, and that we should read differently. Render therefore, with the Septuagint and some Hebrew MSS., they cut themselves. It is an allusion to a well-known sign of mourning, forbidden indeed by the Law (Deut. xiv. i; Lev. xix. 28, xxi. 5), but habitually practised in Palestine (Jer. xvi. 6, xli. 5, xlvii. 5, xlviii. 37), and still...
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