Jerusalem has grievously sinned; therefore she is removed: all that honored her despise her, because they have seen her nakedness: yea, she sighs, and turns away.
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George Leo Haydock
Unstable. Hebrew also, "removed "(Haydock) like a woman unclean. (Calmet)
Such were excluded from places of prayer, and were not allowed to touch a sacred book, or to pronounce God's name. Their husbands could not look at their face, nor give them any thing, but laid it down for them to take. (Buxtorf, Syn. 31.)
No condition could be more distressing. (Calmet)