For from Israel is even this: the workman made it; therefore it is not God: but the calf of Samaria shall be broken in pieces.
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George Leo Haydock
Israel. This enhances the crime. Can a people so highly favoured adore the work of an artist?
Webs, such as appear on a fine day in autumn. St. Jerome's master suggested that this was the sense. Interpreters vary. (Calmet)
Septuagint and Theodotion, "is delusive. "Symmachus, "instable "shebabim. (Haydock)
Some erroneously read v instead of i. "The Lord casts off the calves of heretics, . and wonders that people should prefer heretical filth before the cleanliness of the Church. "(St. Jerome)