Their drink is sour: they have committed harlotry continually: her rulers love shame more than glory.
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George Leo Haydock
Separated from that allowed to God's people, Deuteronomy xii. 12. Hebrew, "insipid "or spoiled. Chaldean, "their princes have sought after banquets. "Septuagint, "He has provoked (surpassed) the Chanaanites. "These two have not read as we do.
They. Hebrew, "their shields (chiefs) have loved shame: "dissolute practices, or "presents "which are disgraceful. (Calmet)
Septuagint, "They have loved shame by her rage. (19) A whirlwind shall whistle in "(Haydock)