When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and inquired early after God.
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George Leo Haydock
Morning. Those who were spared pretended to repent. (Haydock)
Afflictions are the source of much good. But the Israelites are blamed for their inconstancy and deceit. (Calmet)
They came with apparent earnestness (Haydock) to offer the morning sacrifice (Worthington) under affliction. (Menochius)