Hold your peace at the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, he has bidden his guests.
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George Leo Haydock
Silent. Hebrew has, (Haydock) an interjection, (St. Jerome) like our hush. (Haydock)
This denotes the importance of what he is going to say.
Guests. The blood of the wicked is his victim, Jeremias xlvi. 10., and Ezechiel xxxix. 17. (Calmet)
The day of punishment is commonly styled the day of the Lord, Isaias ii., and 1 Corinthians iii. (Worthington)