Ephraim, as I saw Tyre, is planted in a pleasant place: but Ephraim shall bring forth his children to the murderer.
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George Leo Haydock
Tyre. The kingdom of Israel was no less proud, Ezechiel xxvi. (Worthington)
It was in the highest prosperity under Jeroboam II. Osee saw this and the subsequent overthrow. Tyre was a most populous and wealthy city. (Calmet)
Other interpreters have, "a rock "Septuagint, "a prey. "The latter read d for r. (St. Jerome) (Haydock)
The Vulgate seems best. (Calmet)
Tsor denotes, "Tyre and a rock. "(Haydock)