Psalms 109:28

Let them curse, but you bless: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let your servant rejoice.
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
28. "Let my slanderers be clothed with shame" (ver. 28): that is, let it shame them to have slandered me. But this may also be understood as a blessing, in that they are amended. "And let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a double cloak;" for diplois is a double cloak; that is, let them be confounded both within and without: both before God and before men.

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Cloak. Diplois, means the outward robe. Hebrew mehil. (Haydock) (Galatians iii. 13.) "The cross of Jesus Christ shall be the glory of believers, and the confusion of infidels. "(St. Leo, ser. xviii. de pas.) A salutary and inward shame may be of great advantage. (Haydock) Christ prays that his enemies may feel such a sorrow, and be converted. (St. Jerome) "He speaks not against, but in favour of, the Jews. "(St. Augustine) (Calmet)

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

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