And he made in Jerusalem devices, invented by skillful men, to be on the towers and upon the corners, to shoot arrows and great stones. And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvelously helped, till he was strong.
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George Leo Haydock
Prophets. Hebrew, "seer. "But Septuagint, read in the plural. These were "prophets of the king "(Haydock) or masters of music. (Calmet)
Vulgate might insinuate that these three gave orders, as well as David. But they were in office under him, as people of the same name were, probably, under Josias. (Haydock)