Psalms 125:2

As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from this time forth even forever.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
About it. Coming from Joppe, travellers cannot see the city till they are very near it, though with respect to Judea, it is very elevated. Hence Josephus styles it "the navel of the land. "(Jewish Wars iii. 2., or 4.) The construction of the Vulgate is very natural. (Calmet) For the promise regards the inhabitants, rather than the place, as Hebrew would insinuate. Lord. Zacharias ii. 5. Heresiarchs have in vain risen up against the Church, though they were able men, like mountains. (St. Augustine)
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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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