Ezra 9:9

For we were slaves; yet our God has not forsaken us in our bondage, but has extended mercy unto us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to rebuild the house of our God, and to repair its ruins, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Fence. Hebrew gader, "the name which the Carthaginians "gave to Cadiz, "as it signifies a fence "or an inclosure. (Pliny, xxii.) (Calmet) Some Latin manuscripts read spem, "hope. "(Lyranus) The Tig. version understands the wall of Jerusalem, built in a hurry. (Menochius) But this was not perfected, (Haydock) if begun, till the time of Nehemias, 2 Esdras i. 3. (Calmet) God gave his protection to the people, (Haydock; Delrio, adag. 219.) by the king of Persia. (Tirinus)

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

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