I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine: he feeds his flock among the lilies.
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George Leo Haydock
Thou. Christ again commends his Church, which is well composed of distinct orders, some governing, others retired from the world, and the rest exercising works of mercy, amid its troubles, who altogether form a complete army, terrible to all her enemies. (Worthington)
Jerusalem. Which was then one of the finest cities in the east. (Calmet) The Catholic Church resembles the heavenly Jerusalem. (Theodoret)
Terrible. So great is the power of love, (Romans viii. 35.) in the martyrs, and of the Church, against infidels! (Calmet)
She is lovely to Christ, and terrible to the wicked. Even her spouse is wounded by her glance. (Menochius)