Ezekiel 21:21

For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination: he shook his arrows, he consulted with images, he looked at the liver.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Shuffling. Hebrew, "polishing. "Syriac, "shooting an arrow upwards. "He was undetermined which to attack first, and perhaps wrote Jerusalem on one and Rabbath on another arrow; (St. Jerome; Calmet) or which way the arrow fell the army followed. (Haydock) Many nations have adopted such superstitious practices. Idols. Hebrew Teraphim, Genesis xxxi. 19. (Calmet) Entrails. The Chaldeans taught the Lydians and they the Tuscans. (Grotius) At first this was done only to see if the victims were sound. (Cicero, Div.)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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