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was sabal is used. And I find in Scripture mine sorts of bearers of sin. 34. First, the great God is said to bear iniquity and sin. Eacod. xxxii. 32, And Moses returned unto the Lord and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of gold. Yet now if thou wilt forgive [swn. &@s; bear] their sin.— xxxiv. 7, The Lord, the Lord God-Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving [so. 202'gaw bearing] iniquity, transgression, and sin. Num. xiv. 18, The Lord is long suffering and of great mercy, forgiving [so. &Qaipav, bearing] iniquity and transgression. Josh. xxiv. 19, Ye cannot serve the Lord; for he is an holy God: he is a jealous God, he will not forgive [sun aware bear] your transgressions, nor your sins. Job vii. 21, And why dost thou not pardon [son. growaw—AWAww.bear] my transgression, and take away mine iniquity ? Psal. xxv. 18, Look upon mine affliction and my pain, and Jorgive [swl. 2(pe; bear] all my sins.—xxxii. 1. Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven [w. & born.] whose sin is covered.—xxxii. 5,-I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord, and thou forgavest [now. &@ww2; barest] the iniquity

of my sin.—lxxxv. 2, Thou hast forgiven [nsw. & hast born.] the iniquity of thy people, thou hast covered all their sin. Isa. . xxxiii. 24, And the inhabitant shall not say I am sick: the people that dwell therein shall be forgiven their iniquity. [No. 20.83%. their iniquity shall be born.]Hos. xiv. 2. Take with you words, and turn to the Lord; say unto him, take away [swn. A284Ts bear] all iniquity, and receive ws graciously: so will we render the calves of our lips. Mic. vii. 18, JWho is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth [sw. &zigov. beareth] iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage 2 35. These are all the places, that I can find, where God is said, or supposed, to bear iniquity or sin. Obs. God is also said to bear a sinful place or people. Gen. xviii. 24,-wilt thou also destroy and not spare [swn. avage.c. bear} the place for the fifty righteous that are therein.-Ver. 26, ...And the Lord said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare [nswn. 20wzw. I will bear] all the place for their sakes. Num. xiv. 19, Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people, according unto the greatness of thy mercy,

and as thou hast forgiven [nnsvi. Asw: eyeva. thou hast born) this people, from Egypt, even until now. Psal. xcix. 8,-thou wast a God that forgavest [sto. eviñaro; eyws. didst bear] them. Isa. ii. 9,-therefore Jorgive [nen. avorw, bear] them not. 36. Secondly, our Lord Jesus Christ is said to bear sins. Isa. liii. 11,–he shall bear $25°. avoida. their inquities. Ver. 12– and he bore [sw, avoveyze.] the sins of many. 37. Thirdly, of the angel God promised to send before the Israelites (Exod. xxiii. 21.) it is said, he will not pardon [son wrogaawrzi bear] your transgressuns. 38. Fourthly, the priests and Levites are said to bear sin. Eacod. xxviii. 38. And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, that Aaron may bear [son essage.] the iniquity of the holy things. Lev. x. 17. JWherefore have ye not eaten the sin-offering in the holy place, seeing it is most holy, and God hath given it you to bear [nswo. iv.2 &QsAATs.] the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before the Lord. Num. xviii. 1, And the Lord said unto Aaron, Thou and thy sons, and thy father's house with thee shall bear [wwn Awolved?é] the iniquity of the sanctuary, and—shall bear [wwn. As peoše] the iniquity of your priesthood.—xviii. 23, But the Levites shall do the service of the congregation, and they shall bear [we'. Myoval.] their iniquity. 39. Fifthly, those that were offended are requested to bear the sin and trespass of those that had offended them. Gen. l. 17, So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive [ow. &@s; bear] the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin –and now we pray thee, forgive [ow. 3sézi, bear] the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. Eacod. x. 17. Pharoah said unto Moses, Forgive [sw. T9073e3ease bear] my sin only this once. 1 Sam. xv. 25, Saul said to Samuel, Pardon [sv. «çow."bear] my sin.— xxv.28. Abigail said to David, Forgive [sw. agov, bear] the trespass of thine handmaid. 40. Sixthly, the Scape Goat. Lev. xvi. 22. And the goat shall bear [awn Aw petal.] upon him all their iniquities, unto a land not inhabited. 41. Seventhly, the criminals themselves are said to beariniquity and sin. Lev. vii. 18. the soul that eateth of it, shall bear [nwn. Aw petal.] his iniquity.—xvii. 16, then he shall bear [nwn wai Awostal.] his iniquity. See Exod. xxviii. 43, Lev.

v. 1, —xx. 17, 19, 20, −xxii. 9. 16,xxiv. 15, Numb. ix. 13, −xiv. 34,-xviii. 22, —xxx. 15, Ezek. xvi. 58, -xxiii. 35, 49, -xxxix. 26, -xliv. 10, 12, 13. 42. Eighthly, the children of the Israel. ites bare the sins of their parents in the wilderness forty years. Numb. xiv. 33, And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years, and bear your whoredoms. And, Lam. v. 7, the whole nation in the Babylonish captivity complains, Our fathers have sinned and are not, and we have born their iniquities. 43. Ninthly, the prophet Ezekiel bare the iniquity of the house of Israel, Ezek. iv. 4, 5, 6, Lie thou also on thy left side, and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel upon it : according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon it, thou sha,t bear their iniquity. For I have laid upon thee the years of their iniquity, according to the number of the days, three hundred and ninety days : So shalt thou bear the iniquity of the house of Israel. And when thou hast accomplished them, lie again on thy right side, and thou shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days : I have appoint. ed thee each day for a year.

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