Judges 17:10

And Micah said unto him, Dwell with me, and be unto me a father and a priest, and I will give you ten shekels of silver a year, and a suit of apparel, and your living. So the Levite went in.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
A father. So he styles him out of respect, as we do our directors. (Haydock) It is a title of dignity, Esther xvi. 11., 2 Machabees xiv. 37., and 2 Paralipomenon ii. 13. (Calmet) Pieces, sicles. Double suit, one for summer and another for winter, (Menochius) or such as might be worn on common, or on sacred occasions, unless it rather mean a cloak and a tunic; (Calmet) a change of dress, chap. xiv. 13.

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

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