When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.
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George Leo Haydock
Their judges Their rulers, or chiefs, quickly vanish and perish, like ships dashed against the rocks, and swallowed up by the waves. Let them then hear my words, for they are powerful and will prevail; or, as it is in the Hebrew, for they are sweet. (Challoner)
The Israelites were long governed by judges, and the supreme magistrates at Carthage had the same title. (Calmet)
Septuagint, "their strong ones "have or shall become victims of the divine justice. (Haydock)
They shall know that the prayers of the Church are effectual, and obtain the grace of constancy for her children, whom she instructs in the doctrines of peace, which cannot injure the commonwealth. (Worthington)
Prevailed. Or, "been able "to hear. Israel submitted to David, after Saul's death. (Berthier)