Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded; they were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, and as grain blighted before it is grown up.
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George Leo Haydock
Of hand. Hebrew, "short, (Calmet) or contracted in hand "or power. This does not add to the glory of Sennacherib; and if the enemy had been less valiant, the victory was still to be attributed to God. (Haydock)
The Assyrian found but little resistance, chap. xviii. 13.