Happy are you, O Israel: who is like unto you, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of your help, and who is the sword of your excellency! and your enemies shall submit unto you; and you shall tread upon their high places.
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George Leo Haydock
Deny thee. Break their word and most solemn treaties. Hebrew, "shall lie unto thee "which will afford thee a just reason to seize their effects. (Haydock)
Some translate, "the efforts of thy enemies shall be frustrated. "
Necks. Thus Josue ordered the five kings to be treated, (Josue x. 24,) and Tamerlane used Bajazet as a footstool, when he had to mount his horse. (Calmet)
This fierce Tartar Ian conqueror, the enemy of the Christian name, humbled the pride of the Turkish emperor, by confining him in a cage of iron, A.D. 1403. (Haydock)