For he shall be like the shrub in the desert, and shall not see when good comes; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land which is not inhabited.
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George Leo Haydock
Tamaric. A barren shrub, that grows in the driest parts of the wilderness. (Challoner)
Harhar denotes some sort (Haydock) of "useless wood. "(Symmachus) See chap. xlviii. 6., and Isaias xvii. 2.
Salt, like the environs of Sodom, the fruits of which were bad.