And they shall scoff at the kings, and the princes shall be a scorn unto them: they shall deride every stronghold; for they shall heap up earth, and take it.
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George Leo Haydock
Prince, or "it "the nation, ver. 10. Hebrew, "They "
Laughingstock, (ridicule.) Nabuchodonosor raised or deposed princes as in jest. (Haydock)
Sennacherib's officers were or had been kings, Isaias x. 8.
Mount. Thus cities were chiefly taken, Ezechiel iv. 1. (Calmet)