And they shall be afraid and ashamed of Ethiopia their hope, and of Egypt their glory.
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George Leo Haydock
Glory. The alliance of these nations shall not avail the Jews, who are said to inhabit an island, because they neglected God's service no less than the most distant and abandoned nations. (Calmet)
The changes in empires must convince us to depend only on God, since Damascus and Egypt could not save the Hebrews, nor even themselves. (Worthington)