Jeremiah 26:6

Then will I make this house like Shiloh, and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Silo. Chap. vii. 12. (Calmet) Curse. No greater punishment could be threatened or endured in this world. (Haydock)


AD 420
To us, therefore, the power has been given to act or not to act, with the consequence that whatever good work we desire, will and accomplish, we should refer to the grace of God, who, according to the apostle, enables us to will and to work. If, however, it suffices to walk just once in the law that was given to us through Moses, as foolish heretics suspect, why did he add “and to listen to the words of my servants the prophets,” who were sent after the law and not just once but repeatedly, nor leisurely and apathetically but continuously and carefully? He says, in effect, “I sent my servant to you daily, even throughout the night, but if you refuse to hear him, I will make this house (i.e., the temple of God) like Shiloh,” where the tabernacle was located. And when the temple is destroyed, the city as well will then be “a curse to all the peoples of the earth,” from which curse the Lord liberated us, as the apostle says: “Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a c...

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

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