And I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall increase and bring fruit: and I will settle you according to your former times, and will do better unto you than at your beginnings: and you shall know that I am the LORD.
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George Leo Haydock
Greater. Septuagint, "similar. "(Haydock)
It would be difficult to show that the Jews arrived at greater eminence after the captivity than before, (Calmet) though they were less addicted to idolatry. Their kingdom was not independent: they had no prophets But the superior numbers and excellence of the Christian Church is manifest.