You therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to punish all the nations: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.
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George Leo Haydock
No mercy. Nehemias uses the like prophetic threats, 2 Esdras iv. 5. (Calmet)
"Every sin must be punished, either by the penitent, or by an avenging God. "The prophet supposes that his enemies died impenitent. (St. Augustine)
When the gospel was first preached, God visited the world with various afflictions, to make people enter into themselves. (Eusebius)
The prophet prays that God would visit all nations with peace, and punish obstinate persecutors of the Catholic Church. (Worthington)