1 Samuel 2:31

Behold, the days come, that I will cut off your arm, and the arm of your father's house, that there shall not be an old man in your house.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Arm, strength or children. I will slay some; others I will reduce to extreme want. Some explain it of the ark, which was the protection of Israel. (Calmet) Old man, to govern. (Du Hamel) It is often a title of dignity. But the four succeeding pontiffs did not live long. In the course of little more than 100 years, the last was deposed. (Calmet)
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Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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