For which things' sake the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience:
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George Leo Haydock
The children of unbelief are either those who perished in Noe's exterminated; for these also are called children of unbelief, in the epistle to the Hebrews, and their crimes were the same as those mentioned here. (Calmet)
And covetousness, he says, which is idolatry. For which things' sake comes the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience.
By many things he had been withdrawing them; by the benefits which are already given, by the evils to come from which we had been delivered, being who, and wherefore; and all those considerations, as, for instance, who we were, and in what circumstances, and that we were delivered therefrom, how, and in what manner, and on what terms. These were enough to turn one away, but this one is of greater force than all; unpleasant indeed to speak of, not however to disservice, but even serviceable. For which things' sake comes, he says, the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience. He said not, upon you, but, upon the sons of disobedience. ...