Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
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Augustine of Hippo
8. "Some in chariots, and some in horses" (ver. 7). Some are drawn away by the ever moving succession of temporal goods; and some are preferred to proud honours, and in them exult: "But we will exult in the name of the Lord our God." But we, fixing our hope on things eternal, and not seeking our own glory, will exult in the name of the Lord our God.
Call upon. Septuagint Roman, Syriac, read, "we shall be exalted "megalunthesometha, (Calmet) as ver. 6. Some call upon or trust in chariots (Haydock)
Hebrew, "remember "which often implies to confide, (Calmet) and such we call upon as we hope will be able and willing (Haydock) to protect us. (Berthier)
Let our enemies assemble all their forces and auxiliaries, we shall not fear as long as God is for us. (Calmet)
The Jewish kings were forbidden to multiply horses, that they might not be tempted to confide in them. (Haydock)