Baldness has come upon Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off with the remnant of their valley: how long will you cut yourself?
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George Leo Haydock
Baldness, the sign of mourning, (Calmet) or captivity. (Haydock)
Peace. Hebrew, "shall be destroyed. "Septuagint, "cast away. "She has afforded no assistance to Gaza. (Haydock)
Valley, along the Mediterranean. (Calmet)
Literally, "And ye remnants of their valley, how? "
Cut, in despair or grief, chap. xli. 5. Septuagint, "Remnants of the Enakeim, (giants) how long wilt thou make incisions? "(Haydock)
The race of Enack dwelt in those parts; though ánkim seems to have been mistaken for ankom. (Calmet)