17 0 17 0 0 17:6 Tamaric: A barren shrub that grows in the driest parts of the wilderness. 17 6 17 0 0 17:18 Let them be confounded, etc: Such expressions as these in the writings of the prophets, are not to be understood as imprecations proceeding from malice or desire of revenge: but as prophetic predictions of evils that were about to fall upon impenitent sinners, and approbations of the ways of divine justice. 17 18 17 0 0 Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8
¤ Chapter 17: For their obstinacy in sin the Jews shall be led captive. He is cursed that trusteth in flesh. God alone searcheth the heart, giving to every one as he deserves. The prophet prayeth to be delivered from his enemies, and preacheth up the observance of the sabbath.