And you shall cry out in that day because of your king which you shall have chosen; and the LORD will not hear you in that day.
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George Leo Haydock
The face, privately; for even groans will not be free. (Menochius)
The event justified this prediction, as most of the kings of the Hebrews ruled like tyrants, and what was worse, engaged their subjects in idolatry, and drew down the heaviest judgments upon them. (Calmet)
Hear you, so as to deliver you from oppression, though he is always willing to hear those who truly repent. (Worthington)