Isaiah 10:14

And my hand has found as a nest the riches of the people: and as one gathers eggs that are left, have I gathered all the earth; and there was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Nest. Some put these words in the mouth of God. (Tertullian) (Abdias 4.) But they show the insolence of Sennacherib.

John Cassian

AD 435
And so God, the Creator and Healer of all, knowing that pride is the cause and fountain head of evils, has been careful to heal opposites with opposites, that those things which were ruined by pride might be restored by humility. For the one says, “I will ascend into heaven,” and the other, “My soul was brought low even to the ground.” … The one says, “As eggs are gathered together which are left, so have I gathered all the earth”; the other says, “I am like a pelican of the wilderness … and am become as a sparrow dwelling alone on a roof.” … If we look at the reason for our original fall and the foundations of our salvation, and [if we] consider by whom and in what way the latter were laid and the former originated, we may learn, either through the fall of the devil, or through the example of Christ, how to avoid so terrible a death from pride. - "Institutes 12.8"

Verecundus of Junca

AD 552
“My hand found the strength of the people like a nest. And like abandoned eggs are collected, so I gathered all the earth. No one moved a wing, or opened a mouth, or chirped.” “You sent your Spirit and the sea covered them; they descended to the depths like lead in the mighty water.” When the Spirit of the Lord was sent, the Egyptians were immersed in the waters of the sea. Although we desire to see ourselves there in the word of the Lord, which is also fulfilled in us, we would do better to apply this passage to the Gentiles, who were filled with the knowledge of the truth when they received the Spirit of God. To this the prophet bore witness: “All the earth is filled with the knowledge of the Lord, like the waters covering the sea.” “They descended to the depths like lead in the mighty water.” The “depths” are to be understood as carnal living, which tosses them to and fro on waves of sin. It drowns their self-absorbed souls and sends them to the bottom. Gossip, jealousy, depravity, ...

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

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