I will consume man and beast; I will consume the fowls of the heaven, and the fish of the sea, and the stumbling blocks with the wicked; and I will cut off man from off the land,
says the LORD.
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George Leo Haydock
Sea: the waters and air shall be pestilential. (Haydock)
St. Jerome frequently observes that when a country is depopulated, as the Roman empire was in his days, the most fertile regions were soon abandoned even by beasts and birds.
Meet. Septuagint, "be weak. "Hebrew, "I will gather (Calmet; Protestants, "consume "Haydock) scandals (or idols) with the wicked. "(Symmachus)