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IS. XXIV:16-23—B. C. 712

23 Then the moon shall be con

founded, and the sun ashamed, 16 From the uttermost part of when the Lord of hosts shall reign

| the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But i in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, said, My leanness, my leanness, and before his ancients gloriously. woe unto me! the treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, MICAH IV:3-7—B. C. 710 the treacherous dealers have dealt

3 And he shall judge among very treacherously.

many people, and rebuke strong 17 Fear, and the pit, and the nations afar off; and they shall snare, are upon thee, inhabitant beat their swords into ploughof the earth.

shares, and their spears into prun18 And it shall come to pass, inghooks: nation shall not lift up that he who fleeth from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit; shall they learn war any more.

a sword against nation, neither and he that cometh up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in 4 But they shall sit every man the snare: for the windows from on under his vine and under his fig high are open, and the founda- tree; and none shall make them tions of the earth do shake.

afraid: for the mouth of the LORD 19 The earth is utterly broken of hosts hath spoken it. down, the earth is clean dissolved, the earth is moved exceedingly.

5 For all people will walk every 20 The earth shall reel to and one in the name of his god, and fro like a drunkard, and shall be we will walk in the name of the removed like a cottage; and the Lord our God for ever and ever. transgression thereof shall be

6 In that day, saith the LORD, heavy upon it; and it shall fall, will I assemble her that halteth,

; and not rise again.

and I will gather her that is driv21 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall pun- en out, and her that I have afish the host of the high ones that flicted; are on high, and the kings of the 7 And I will make her that haltearth upon the earth.

eth a remnant, and her that was 22 And they shall be gathered cast far off a strong nation: and together, as prisoners are gathered the Lord shall reign over them in in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison, and after many days mount Zion from henceforth, even

for ever. shall they be visited.

ŻEPH. III:14-20_B. C. 630 ST. LUKE XXI:25-33

14 | Sing, o daughter of Zion; 25 | And there shall be signs in shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice the sun, and in the moon, and in with all the heart, O daughter of the stars; and upon the earth disJerusalem.

tress of nations, with perplexity; 15 The Lord hath taken away

the sea and the waves roaring; thy judgments, he hath cast out 26 Men's hearts failing them for thine enemy: the king of Israel, fear, and for looking after those even the LORD, is in the midst of things which are coming on the thee: thou shalt not see evil any earth: for the powers of heaven more.

shall be shaken. 16 In that day it shall be said

27 And then shall they see the to Jerusalem, Fear thou not: and Son of man coming in a cloud with to Zion, Let not thine hands be

power and great glory. slack.

28 And when these things begin 17 The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will

to come to pass, then look up, and save, he will rejoice over thee with lift up your heads; for your rejoy; he will rest in his love, he demption draweth nigh. will joy over thee with singing. 29 And he spake to them a par

181 will gather them that are able; Behold the fig tree, and all sorrowful for the solemn assembly, the trees; who are of thee, to whom the re

30 When they now shoot forth, proach of it was a burden.

ye see and know of your own 19 Behold, at that time I will selves that summer is now nigh at undo all that afflict thee: and I hand. will save her that halteth, and gather her that was driven out;

31 So likewise ye, when ye see and I will get them praise and these things come to pass, know fame in every land where they ye that the kingdom of God is nigh have been put to shame.

at hand. 20 At that time will I bring you 32 Verily I say unto you, This again, even in the time that I generation shall not pass away, gather you: for I will make you a till all be fulfilled. name and a praise among all people of the earth, when I turn back

33 Heaven and earth shall pass your captivity before your eyes, away: but my words shall not pass


saith the LORD.

I THESS. IV:15-18%A. D. 54 and with the trump of God: and

the dead in Christ shall rise first: 15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we

17 Then we which are alive and which are alive and remain unto remain shall be caught up together the coming of the Lord shall not with them in the clouds to meet prevent them which are asleep. the Lord in the air: and so shall

we ever be with the Lord. 16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout,

18 Wherefore comfort one with the voice of the archangel, other with these words.





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