Your calf, O Samaria, has cast you off; my anger is kindled against them: how long will it be before they attain to innocence?
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George Leo Haydock
Calf. The idol is broken in pieces, and carried away by the victorious enemy. Thus does the vanity of such gods appear. Their captivity is therefore often foretold, Jeremias xliii. 12.
Cleansed. The physician is disgusted with the obstinacy of the sick. (Calmet)
How long will Israel resist the Holy Spirit? (Acts vii. 51.) (Haydock)