But upon mount Zion shall be deliverance, and there shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.
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George Leo Haydock
Sion. This prosperity, in the historical sense, was promised to the Jews, after their return; and they enjoyed as much of it as their sins did not hinder; the rest was fulfilled in Christ. (St. Jerome, ad Dard.) (Worthington)
Holy. Providence watched over the Jews in a particular manner, while the neighbouring nations fell a prey to the Persians, to Alexander The persecution of Epiphanes was sharp, but of short duration; and it gave occasion to the Jews to regain their liberty, and to have kings (Calmet) little (Haydock) inferior to those of old.
Them. Hebrew, "its goods. "The Jews obtained all Palestine. (Calmet)
Christ extends his dominion over the world. (Theodoret)