Therefore I will make Samaria like a heap in the field, and a place for planting of a vineyard: and I will pour down its stones into the valley, and I will uncover her foundations.
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George Leo Haydock
Heap. Septuagint, "hut to keep the fruit. "Hebrew, "hillock of the field "(Haydock) to be cultivated. (Grotius)
Bare, by Salmanasar, 4 Kings xvii. 6. It was afterwards rebuilt, (Calmet) but completely levelled by Hircan. (Josephus, Antiquities xiii. 18.)