2 Samuel 18:3

But the people answered, You shall not go forth: for if we flee away, they will not care for us; neither if half of us die, will they care for us: but now you are worth ten thousand of us: therefore now it is better that you support us from out of the city.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Ten thousand, "like us. "(Hebrew) (Calmet) Succour us, "by praying for us. "(Chaldean) or by sending reinforcements, where they may be necessary. (Menochius) David was persuaded "to reserve himself (like Otho) for the interest of the state, at a distance from the danger of battle. "(Tacitus, An. ii.)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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