O you children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and set up a signal of fire in Beth-haccherem: for evil appears out of the north, and great destruction.
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George Leo Haydock
Strengthen. Hebrew also, "Flee, Benjamites, from the midst "Jerusalem belonged partly to this tribe, which prided itself on its valour.
Thecua was in the lot of Juda, 15 miles south of Jerusalem.
North. The Chaldeans approach, chap. i. 13. (Calmet)