Nehemiah 4:17

They who built on the wall, and they that bore burdens, so burdened themselves, everyone with one of his hands worked in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Sword. Hebrew, "dart. "(Calmet) The expression seems to be proverbial. So Ovid makes Canacea speak, "My right hand holds the pen, my left the sword "(Haydock) while I write, I am on the point of killing myself. (Calmet) Dextra tenet calamum, strictum tenet altera ferrum. (Ep. Her.)

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

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