Thus has the Lord GOD showed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit.
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George Leo Haydock
Hook. Hebrew, "basket of summer fruit. "Septuagint, "bird-cage or net. "(Haydock)
Israel was ripe for destruction, ver. 2., and chap. vii. 8. (Calmet)
Not only those who were near, (4 Kings xv. 29.) but the rest also were taken, (4 Kings xvii. 6.) as we pull with a hook the fruit which we cannot reach otherwise. (Worthington)