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10:1 icapseare ye the word which the Lord speaketh vnto you, O house of Israel.  
10:2 Thus sayeth the Lord, Learne not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signes of heauen, for the heathen are dismayed at them.  
10:3 For the customes of the people are vaine: for one cutteth a tree out of the forrest (the worke of the handes of the workeman) with the axe. Margin Note
10:4 They decke it with siluer and with golde, they fasten it with nayles, and with hammers that it mooue not.  
10:5 They are vpright as the palme tree, but speake not: they must needes bee borne, because they cannot goe: be not afraid of them, for they cannot doe euil, neither also is it in them to doe good.  
10:6 Forasmuch as there is none like vnto thee, O Lord, thou art great, and thy Name is great in might.  
10:7 Who would not feare thee, O King of nations? for to thee doeth it appertaine: forasmuch as among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdomes, there is none like vnto thee. Margin Note
10:8 But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stocke is a doctrine of vanities. Margin Note
10:9 Siluer spread into plates is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the worke of the workeman, and of the hands of the founder: blue and purple is their clothing: they are all the worke of cunning men.  
10:10 But the Lord is the true God, he is the liuing God, and an euerlasting King: at his wrath the earth shal tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation. Margin Note
10:11 Thus shal ye say vnto them, The Gods that haue not made the heauens, & the earth, euen they shall perish from the earth, & from vnder these heauens.  
10:12 Hee hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisedome, and hath stretched out the heauens by his discretion.  
10:13 When he vttereth his voice, there is a multitude of waters in the heauens, and hee causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth: hee maketh lightnings with raine, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures. Margin Note
10:14 Euery man is brutish in his knowledge, euery founder is confounded by the grauen image: for his moulten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them. Margin Note
10:15 They are vanity, and the worke of errours: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.  
10:16 The portion of Iacob is not like them: for he is the fourmer of all things, and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: the Lord of hostes is his Name.  
10:17 Gather vp thy wares out of the land, O inhabitant of the fortresse. Margin Note
10:18 For thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will sling out the inhabitants of the land at this once, and will distresse them, that they may find it so.  
10:19 Woe is mee for my hurt, my wound is grieuous: but I sayd, Truely this is a griefe, and I must beare it.  
10:20 My Tabernacle is spoyled, and all my cordes are broken: my children are gone foorth of me, and they are not: there is none to stretch foorth my tent any more, and to set vp my curtaines.  
10:21 For the Pastours are become brutish, and haue not sought the Lord: therefore they shall not prosper, and all their flockes shall be scattered.  
10:22 Behold, the noise of the bruit is come, and a great commotion out of the North countrey, to make the cities of Iudah desolate, and a denne of dragons.  
10:23 O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himselfe: it is not in man that walketh, to direct his steps.  
10:24 O Lord, correct mee, but with iudgement, not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. Margin Note
10:25 Powre out thy fury vpon the heathen that know thee not, and vpon the families that call not on thy Name: for they haue eaten vp Iacob, and deuoured him, and consumed him, and haue made his habitation desolate.