Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen press proudly on, their horsemen shall come from afar; they shall fly as the eagle that hastens to eat.
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George Leo Haydock
Leopards: the swiftest quadrupeds. (Calmet)
The horses near the Euphrates were swift and warlike. (Oppian.)
Swifter. Hebrew, "sharper "(Haydock) in seeing, even when there is no moon. (Elian x. 26.)
Evening. Septuagint, "Arabian. "(Haydock)
It may denote the hyena of that country, which is most terrible. (Guevar.)