And honey, and butter, and sheep, and cheese of cows, for David, and for the people that were with him, to eat: for they said, The people are hungry, and weary, and thirsty, in the wilderness.
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George Leo Haydock
Calves. Many translate the Hebrew, "cheese of kine. "(Theodotion)
"Calves fed with milk. "(Haydock)
Wilderness, where they had been; unless this be placed out of its natural order. (Calmet)
The value of a present depends greatly on the time when it is made. (Haydock)
"How much dost thou esteem a hospitable reception in a wilderness? "(Seneca, Ben. vi. 15.)