How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, “He shall not see our last end.”

How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, “He shall not see our last end.”

Continuing: The above is Jeremiah, in Jeremiah 12:4, seemingly complaining to the LORD about the wicked. He is (actually) describing the effects of wickedness, when the (economic) growth of the earth has withered and consumed both the worldly man (beast) who is without the Spirit and the spiritual man (as birds that fly in heaven – raised into the air by the Spirit).

The “last end,” in which the desolation brought on by wickedness is reversed in the new creation, comes as the LORD speaks out of the whirlwind. The word describing the “whirlwind” is the twenty-four times used Hebrew word ca’ar, meaning hurricane. Its deep meaning is found in the seven-times used identical word ca’ar, meaning “to rush upon; by implication, to toss.”

We saw this whirlwind in the previous post described with the word sha’own, telling of a “rushing” sound, and the “tumult,” of the nations, who are also described as the sea and waves.

This event, the tumult, coincides with what the false prophets and false teachers in the modern church have twisted and perverted into the false doctrine of an off the planet “rapture.” The truth of the harpazo, the event that rescues us, isn’t flying away, but is instead an awakening, first of the elect remnant, then all God’s people as we are pulled from fires of confusion and chaos (delusion and tumult).

The word in the title verse rendered “last end” is ‘archariyth, meaning “the last or end, hence, the future; also posterity.” It first appears in Genesis 49:1 as Jacob gathered his sons and told them of what would befall them is these “last days.” The LORD uses it and the word ca’ar in the Psalms, as part of the rescue process, to tell us we don’t fly away to safety, even though many would like to if they could.

The word ca’ar is rendered “tempest” in Psalms 55:8 in telling of escaping the horror and fear that with it comes. The writer, David, in verse 6 says, “Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.” As we know, the “dove” tells of reaching the expected end, and the passage therefore says, he wishes he could (but can’t) rise up into the air, to escape to the expected end. He concludes saying that if he were to just fly away, he would be left in ignorance, staying in the wilderness. (The expected end comes with and by the light, the understanding, the LORD gives, which bring us from the wilderness into the promised land.) This understanding is what he says to pause and think about (Selah).

Psalms 55
1 Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not yourself from my supplication.
2 Attend unto me, and hear me: I mourn in my complaint, and make a noise;
3 Because of the voice [qowl – the lying voices that now cause all the world to cower in fear] of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me.
4 My heart is sore pained within me: and the terrors of death are fallen upon me.
5 Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror has overwhelmed me.
6 And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.
7 Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.
8 I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest [ca’ar].
9 Destroy, O LORD, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife [causing this tumult] in the city.
10 Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.
11 Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.
12 For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it: neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him:
13 But it was you, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance.
14 We took sweet counsel together, and walked unto the house of God in company.
15 Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.
16 As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me.
17 Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice [qowl – when David’s voice was the LORD’s voice – why he says in 2 Samuel 23: 2 The Spirit of the LORD spoke by me, and his word was in my tongue. 3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He that rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. 4 And he shall be as the light of the morning {the understanding of the new day}, when the sun rises {shining understand on all}, even a morning without clouds {because understanding is again on the earth, having come as the latter rain, which will again bring growth}; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.”
18 He has delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was against me: for there were many with me.
19 God shall hear, and afflict them, even he that abides of old. Selah. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God.
20 He has put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he has broken his covenant.
21 The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.
22 Cast your burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain you: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
23 But you, O God, shall bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in you.

In Psalms 139:9 ‘archariyth is rendered “in the uttermost parts” of the sea, meaning the last days of this age of humanity’s agitation and desolation caused by its ignorance.

Psalms 139
1 O LORD, you have searched me, and known me.
2 You know my down-sitting and mine uprising, you understand my thought afar off.
3 You compass my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways.
4 For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, you know it altogether.
5 You have beset me behind and before, and laid your hand upon me.
6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.
7 Whither shall I go from your spirit? or whither shall I flee from your presence?
8 If I ascend up into heaven, you are there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, you are there.
9 If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts [‘archariyth – these last days of the age of ignorance] of the sea;
10 Even there shall your hand lead me, and your right hand shall hold me.
11 If I say, Surely the darkness [ignorance] shall cover me; even the night shall be light [understanding] about me.
12 Yea, the darkness [ignorance] hides not from you; but the night shine [send out understanding] as the day: the darkness [ignorance] and the light [understanding] are both alike to you [are both in plain sight to you].
13 For you have possessed my reins [brought us into this place and time]: you have covered me in my mother’s womb.
14 I will praise you; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are your works; and that my soul know right well.
15 My substance was not hid from you, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. [These previous verses are telling of the resurrection, when we waken again from the dust of the earth – Daniel 12: 1 And at that time shall Michael {who is in the likeness of God} stand up {in resurrection}, the great prince which stands for the children of your people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time your people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book. 2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. 3 And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars forever and ever.]
16 Your eyes did see my substance, yet being un-perfect; and in your book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
17 How precious also are your thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!
18 If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with you [and here are we all].
19 Surely you will slay the wicked, O God: depart from me therefore, you bloody men.
20 For they speak against you wickedly, and your enemies take your name in vain.
21 Do not I hate them, O LORD, that hate you? and am not I grieved with those that rise up against you?
22 I hate them with perfect hatred: I count them mine enemies.
23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:
24 And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

In Jeremiah 30:5 the LORD says we have heard (listened to the advice of) the voices that have incited fear, and have not heard (followed His advice) the voice of peace. He says this is what has produced “the time of Jacob’s troubles: but he shall be saved out of it.” Just before He says every man is as a woman who is ready to give birth (be born again in resurrection to life from death) and that all faces are pale, which tells of their shame, because this isn’t the end the false prophets and false teachers told them they should expect.

Verse 23 then tells of the whirlwind (ca’ar) of the LORD, this continuing whirlwind, that shall fall with pain on the head (against their destructive mark, ideas in their head causing the works of their hands) of the wicked. Verse 24 says this will not end until the LORD has performed the intent of His heart, and in these latter days (‘archariyth) you shall consider it. These events occur by way of the LORD’s voice (qowl) heard from His people in who He will be glorified (make known His presence), which we are told in verse 19.

Jeremiah 30
1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,
2 Thus speaks the LORD God of Israel, saying, Write you all the words that I have spoken unto you in a book.
3 For, lo, the days come, says the LORD, that I will bring again the captivity of my people Israel and Judah, says the LORD: and I will cause them to return to the land that I gave to their fathers, and they shall possess it.
4 And these are the words that the LORD spoke concerning Israel and concerning Judah.
5 For thus says the LORD; We have heard a voice [qowl – the voices of the wicked opposing the LORD’s voice, this voice] of trembling, of fear, and not of peace.
6 Ask you now, and see whether a man does travail with child? wherefore do I see every man with his hands on his loins, as a woman in travail, and all faces are turned into paleness?
7 Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble, but he shall be saved out of it.
8 For it shall come to pass in that day, says the LORD of hosts, that I will break his yoke from off your neck, and will burst your bonds, and strangers shall no more serve themselves of him:
9 But they shall serve the LORD their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.
10 Therefore fear you not, O my servant Jacob, says the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel: for, lo, I will save you from afar, and your seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and shall be in rest, and be quiet, and none shall make him afraid.
11 For I am with you, says the LORD, to save you: though I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered you, yet I will not make a full end of you: but I will correct you in measure, and will not leave you altogether unpunished.
12 For thus says the LORD, Your bruise is incurable, and your wound is grievous.
13 There is none to plead your cause, that you may be bound up: you have no healing medicines.
14 All your lovers have forgotten you; they seek you not; for I have wounded you with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the multitude of your iniquity; because your sins were increased.
15 Why cry you for your affliction? your sorrow is incurable for the multitude of your iniquity: because your sins were increased, I have done these things unto you.
16 Therefore all they that devour you shall be devoured; and all your adversaries, every one of them, shall go into captivity; and they that spoil you shall be a spoil, and all that prey upon you will I give for a prey.
17 For I will restore health unto you, and I will heal you of your wounds, says the LORD; because they called you an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeks after.
18 Thus says the LORD; Behold, I will bring again the captivity of Jacob’s tents, and have mercy on his dwelling-places; and the city shall be built upon her own heap, and the palace shall remain after the manner thereof.
19 And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice [qowl – the LORD’s voice, this word, heard from His people] of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.
20 Their children also shall be as aforetime, and their congregation shall be established before me, and I will punish all that oppress them.
21 And their nobles shall be of themselves, and their governor shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach unto me: for who is this that engaged his heart to approach unto me? says the LORD.
22 And you shall be my people, and I will be your God.
23 Behold, the whirlwind [ca’ar] of the LORD goes forth with fury, a continuing whirlwind [ca’ar]: it shall fall with pain upon the head of the wicked.
24 The fierce anger of the LORD shall not return, until he has done it, and until he have performed the intents of his heart: in the latter days [‘archariyth] you shall consider it.

Jeremiah 12
1 Righteous are you, O LORD, when I plead with you: yet let me talk with you of your judgments: Wherefore does the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?
2 You have planted [nata’] them, yea, they have taken root: they grow, yea, they bring forth fruit: you are near in their mouth, and far from their reins.
3 But you, O LORD, know me: you have seen me, and tried mine heart toward you: pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.
4 How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, He shall not see our last end [‘archariyth].
5 [And the LORD laughed, And said] If you have run with the footmen, and they have wearied you, then how can you contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein you trusted, they wearied you, then how will you do in the swelling of Jordan [when the rivers of death have swelled over their banks and cover the land – now, when proud men, confident in their power to deceive, have caused mass delusion that is destroying the land]?
6 For even your brethren, and the house of your father [as Esau, the enemies mixed among us, who hate us without cause], even they have dealt treacherously with you; yea, they have called a multitude after you: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto you.
7 I have forsaken mine house, I have left mine heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.
8 Mine heritage is unto me as a lion in the forest; it cries out [qowl – the voice opposing the LORD and causing the agitation of the sea] against me: therefore have I hated it.
9 Mine heritage is unto me as a speckled bird, the birds round about are against her; come you, assemble all the beasts of the field, come to devour.
10 Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.
11 They have made it desolate, and being desolate it mourns unto me; the whole land is made desolate, because no man lays it to heart.
12 The spoilers are come upon all high places through the wilderness: for the sword of the LORD shall devour from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land: no flesh shall have peace.
13 They have sown wheat, but shall reap thorns: they have put themselves to pain, but shall not profit: and they shall be ashamed of your revenues because of the fierce anger of the LORD.
14 Thus says the LORD against all mine evil neighbors, that touch the inheritance which I have caused my people Israel to inherit; Behold, I will pluck them out [nathash] of their land, and pluck out [nathash] the house of Judah from among them.
15 And it shall come to pass, after that I have plucked them out [nathash] I will return, and have compassion on them, and will bring them again, every man to his heritage, and every man to his land.
16 And it shall come to pass, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, The LORD lives; as they taught my people to swear by Baal; then shall they be built in the midst of my people.
17 But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up [nathash] that nation, and then puck up [nathash] to fully destroy, says the LORD.

In Jeremiah 23:19 & 20 the LORD also tells of this whirlwind that men will consider in the latter days, asking, in verse 18, who has stood in His counsel and heard his voice. After this he says of the false prophets who’ve misled His people into hell, if they had stood in His counsel and cause His people to hear His words, they would have turned from their evil ways. These men and those listening to them are those He later says are saying His words are a burden (too long and too complicated), and because of this they steal them away from those who need to hear them. He says it is these men’s evil, speaking in His name when He hasn’t spoken to them, that is the burden that causes His people to deny Him and speaks evil of the truth.

Jeremiah 23
1 Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says the LORD.
2 Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel against the pastors that feed my people; You have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your doings, says the LORD.
3 And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countries whither I have driven them, and will bring them again to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase.
4 And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall they be lacking, says the LORD.
5 Behold, the days come, says the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.
6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called, The LORD Our Righteousness.
7 Therefore, behold, the days come, says the LORD, that they shall no more say, The LORD lives, which brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt;
8 But, The LORD lives, which brought up and which led the seed of the house of Israel out of the north country, and from all countries whither I had driven them; and they shall dwell in their own land.
9 Mine heart within me is broken because of the prophets; all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, and like a man whom wine has overcome, because of the LORD, and because of the words of his holiness.
10 For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land mourns; the pleasant places of the wilderness are dried up, and their course is evil, and their force is not right.
11 For both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, says the LORD.
12 Wherefore their way shall be unto them as slippery ways in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their visitation, says the LORD.
13 And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.
14 I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none does return from his wickedness; they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.
15 Therefore thus says the LORD of hosts concerning the prophets; Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink the water of gall: for from the prophets of Jerusalem is profaneness gone forth into all the land.
16 Thus says the LORD of hosts, Hearken not unto the words of the prophets that prophesy unto you: they make you vain: they speak a vision of their own heart, and not out of the mouth of the LORD.
17 They say still unto them that despise me, The LORD has said, You shall have peace; and they say unto every one that walks after the imagination of his own heart, No evil shall come upon you.
18 For who has stood in the counsel of the LORD, and has perceived and heard his word? who has marked his word, and heard it?
19 Behold, a whirlwind [ca’ar] of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind [ca’ar]: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.
20 The anger of the LORD shall not return, until he have executed, and till he have performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days [‘archariyhth] you shall consider it perfectly.
21 I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied.
22 But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they should have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.
23 Am I a God at hand, says the LORD, and not a God afar off?
24 Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? says the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? says the LORD.
25 I have heard what the prophets said, that prophesy lies in my name, saying, I have dreamed, I have dreamed.
26 How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy lies? yea, they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart;
27 Which think to cause my people to forget my name by their dreams which they tell every man to his neighbor, as their fathers have forgotten my name for Baal.
28 The prophet that has a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that has my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? says the LORD.
29 Is not my word like as a fire? says the LORD; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?
30 Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, says the LORD, that steal my words everyone from his neighbor.
31 Behold, I am against the prophets, says the LORD, that use their tongues, and say, He says.
32 Behold, I am against them that prophesy false dreams, says the LORD, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their lightness; yet I sent them not, nor commanded them: therefore they shall not profit this people at all, says the LORD.
33 And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask you, saying, What is the burden of the LORD? you shall then say unto them, What burden? I will even forsake you, says the LORD.
34 And as for the prophet, and the priest, and the people, that shall say, The burden of the LORD, I will even punish that man and his house.
35 Thus shall you say everyone to his neighbor, and every one to his brother, What has the LORD answered? and, What has the LORD spoken?
36 And the burden of the LORD shall you mention no more: for every man’s word shall be his burden; for you have perverted the words of the living God, of the LORD of hosts our God.
37 Thus shall you say to the prophet, What has the LORD answered you? and, What has the LORD spoken?
38 But since you say, The burden of the LORD; therefore thus says the LORD; Because you say this word, The burden of the LORD, and I have sent unto you, saying, You shall not say, The burden of the LORD;
39 Therefore, behold, I, even I, will utterly forget you, and I will forsake you, and the city that I gave you and your fathers, and cast you out of my presence:
40 And I will bring an everlasting reproach upon you, and a perpetual shame, which shall not be forgotten.

The following is from 29 February 2020 and tells of the expected end (‘achariyth) and how it comes in discrediting the false prophets and misleaders mixed among us destroying us with their burdensome bad advice.

Jeremiah then refers to this event, saying it is when Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon roasted Zedekiah and Ahad in the fire. This event never happened, but is instead Jeremiah telling of the underlying truth of the event, that it was the lies of the false prophets which caused the end of Ahab. It is the truth from heaven destroying the credibility of the false prophets and false teachers among God’s people. It is their self-created confusion that consumes them and their corrupt foundational ideas in the fire they’ve created.

Jeremiah 29
8 For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Let not your prophets and your diviners, that be in the midst of you, deceive you, neither hearken to your dreams which you cause to be dreamed.
9 For they prophesy falsely unto you in my name: I have not sent them, says the LORD.
10 For thus says the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon [in blinding confusion] I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.
11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end [‘achariyth].
12 Then shall you call upon me, and you shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.
13 And you shall seek me, and find me, when you shall search for me with all your heart.
14 And I will be found of you, says the LORD: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, says the LORD; and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive.
15 Because you have said, The LORD has raised us up prophets in Babylon;
16 Know that thus says the LORD of the king that sits upon the throne of David, and of all the people that dwell in this city, and of your brethren that are not gone forth with you into captivity;
17 Thus says the LORD of hosts; Behold, I will send upon them the sword, the famine, and the pestilence, and will make them like vile figs, that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.
18 And I will persecute them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence, and will deliver them to be removed to all the kingdoms of the earth, to be a curse, and an astonishment, and a hissing, and a reproach, among all the nations whither I have driven them:
19 Because they have not hearkened to my words, says the LORD, which I sent unto them by my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them; but you would not hear, says the LORD.
20 Hear you therefore the word of the LORD, all you of the captivity, whom I have sent from Jerusalem to Babylon [from peace into confusion]:
21 Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, of Ahab the son of Kolaiah, and of Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, which prophesy a lie unto you in my name; Behold, I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall slay them before your eyes;
22 And of them shall be taken up a curse by all the captivity of Judah which are in Babylon, saying, The LORD make you like Zedekiah and like Ahab, whom the king of Babylon roasted in the fire;
23 Because they have committed villainy in Israel [as did Ahad and Zedekiah], and have committed adultery with their neighbors’ wives, and have spoken lying words in my name, which I have not commanded them; even I know, and am a witness, says the LORD.

The verses above that speak of Ahab and Zedekiah are Jeremiah speaking to king Zedekiah, the king who sits on David’s throne. He is using these names to define Him as a son of Ahab and his prophets in the pattern of Ahab’s false prophets.

Here is the verse where we are told of Mattaniah’s name being changed to Zedekiah, “And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father’s brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.”

The name Ahab means father’s brother, and as we know, from 2 Kings 8:18 and 2 Chronicles 21:6, he is an actual descendant of Ahab by his ancestor king Jehoram marrying Ahab’s daughter. Above calling him a son of Kolaiah is telling of his falsely claiming he is the LORD’s voice (opposing Jeremiah –Jehovah rising in Him, just as Ahab opposed Elijah, and Ahab and Zedekiah opposed Micaiah). When Zedekiah is called the son of Maaseiah, the meaning is he is falsely claiming he is doing the work of Jehovah [as he does in 1 Kings 22:23, when He strikes Micaiah in the face in the name of the LORD].

When verse 21 says these sons of Ahab, the false prophets and misleaders he has produced, will be killed before Zedekiah’s eyes, it is referring to both what the LORD said of Ahab in 1 Kings 21:29, “I will not bring the evil in his days: but in his son’s days will I bring the evil upon his house.” And what happens before king Zedekiah’s eyes before they (his eyes) were put out.

Jeremiah 52
9 Then they took the king, and carried him up unto the king of Babylon to Riblah [in confusion and fruitless, without sons] in the land of Hamath [where he has been kept]; where he gave judgment upon him.
10 And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes: he slew also all the princes of Judah in Riblah [in the place they are kept by confusion].
11 Then he put out the eyes of Zedekiah; and the king of Babylon bound him in chains, and carried him to Babylon, and put him in prison till the day of his death.

Isaiah 34
8 For it is the day of the LORD’s vengeance, and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

Isaiah 44
6 Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.
7 And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? and the things that are coming, and shall come, let them show unto them.
8 Fear you not, neither be afraid: have not I told you from that time, and have declared it? you are even my witnesses. Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any.
9 They that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.
10 Who has formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?
11 Behold, all his fellows shall be ashamed: and the workmen, they are of men: let them all be gathered together, let them stand up; yet they shall fear, and they shall be ashamed together.

21 Remember these, O Jacob and Israel; for you are my servant: I have formed you; you are my servant: O Israel, you shall not be forgotten of me.
22 I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, your transgressions, and, as a cloud, your sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed you.
23 Sing, O you heavens; for the LORD has done it: shout, you lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, you mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the LORD has redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.
24 Thus says the LORD, your redeemer, and he that formed you from the womb, I am the LORD that makes all things; that stretches forth the heavens alone; that spreads abroad the earth by myself;
25 That frustrates the tokens of the liars, and makes diviners mad; that turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish;
26 That confirms the word of his servant, and performs the counsel of his messengers; that says to Jerusalem, You shall be inhabited; and to the cities of Judah, You shall be built, and I will raise up the decayed places thereof:
27 That says to the deep, Be dry, and I will dry up your rivers:
28 That says of Cyrus [the possessor of the furnace {of the refining}], He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure: even saying to Jerusalem, You shall be built; and to the temple, Your foundation shall be laid.

Psalms 121
1 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence comes my help.
2 My help comes from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.
3 He will not suffer your foot to be moved: he that keeps [shamar] you will not slumber.
4 Behold, he that keeps [shamar] Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.
5 The LORD is your keeper [shamar]: the LORD is your shade upon your right hand.
6 The sun shall not smite you by day, nor the moon by night.
7 The LORD shall preserve [shamar] you from all evil: he shall preserve [shamar] your soul.
8 The LORD shall preserve [shamar] your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.

19 Replies to “How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, “He shall not see our last end.””

  1. Знаете ли вы?
    Клирик-саксонец стать папой римским не захотел, а патриархом Севера не смог.
    Искусствоведы спорили, смирилась ли со скорой смертью неизлечимо больная женщина на картине русского художника, а она прожила ещё 37 лет.
    Хотя ареал белизского геккона состоит из нескольких крохотных островов, IUCN не считает его раздробленным.
    Акадийка много раз становилась первой.
    100-летний ветеран внёс уникальный вклад в борьбу со смертельной угрозой.

    arbeca

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