Consider my enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred.
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Augustine of Hippo
19. "Consider mine enemies, how they are multiplied" (ver. 19). For not only without, but even within, in the Church's very communion, they are not wanting. "And with an unrighteous hate they hate me." And they hate me who love them.
Unjust. Hebrew also, "cruel "(Haydock) or "violent. "But St. Jerome agrees with the Septuagint. Our spiritual enemies are the most dangerous and unrelenting, and we are too often off our guard. (Berthier)
The wicked, through hatred of God, (Haydock) seek to draw others into sin. (Worthington)