Isaiah 17:1

The burden concerning Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Damascus. When it was taken by Theglathphalassar, or rather by Sennacherib, chap. x. 8. It was again ruined by Nabuchodonosor, Jeremias xlix. 24. But after the first taking, it never regained its power. Magni nominis umbra. (Calmet)

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

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