In that day also they shall come even to you from Assyria, and from the fortified cities, and from the fortress even to the river, and from sea to sea, and from mountain to mountain.
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George Leo Haydock
Fortified. Hebrew also, "Egypt, and from Egypt to the river Euphrates "The Jews shall occupy their ancient limits, Amos viii. 12. (Calmet)
The fenced cities may be Pelusium, Gaza, Tyre From all parts the captives shall return. (Haydock)
They were very numerous under the Machabees, and in the time of Christ. (Calmet)