I will lay waste the mountains and hills, and dry up all their vegetation; and I will turn the rivers into islands, and I will dry up the pools.
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George Leo Haydock
Pools. Cyrus deluged the country about Babylon, chap. xiii., and xxi. 1. (Haydock)
The proud and covetous, who expected Christ to give them kingdoms, were deceived. He came to teach humility, and to grant eternal rewards. (Worthington)