Micah the Moresthite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and spoke to all the people of Judah, saying, Thus says the LORD of hosts;
Zion shall be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps of ruins, and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest.
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George Leo Haydock
Mountain. Sion, on which the house of the Lord was built. Conquerors have sometimes ploughed up cities. (Calmet)
Jam seges est ubi Troja fuit. (Ovid, ep. i.)