Nehemiah 8:10

Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet wine, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be you grieved; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Wine. Hebrew and Septuagint, "things. "Syriac and Arabic have simply, "drink. " Portions. The Greeks styled them, me rides; and the Latins, sportulæ. The custom prevailed not only among the Jews, (Esther ix. 19.) but also among Christians and pagans. Moses frequently exhorts the people to invite the poor; (Deuteronomy xvi. 14.) and St. Paul blames the rich Corinthians, for giving no part of their feast to them, 1 Corinthians xi. 21. Strength. By this holy joy, we shall be encouraged to perform all our duties. (Calmet) Septuagint, "Be not downcast, because he (the Lord) is our strength. "(Haydock)

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

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