Woe unto the inhabitants of the seacoast, the nation of the Cherethites! the word of the LORD is against you; O Canaan, the land of the Philistines,
I will even destroy you, that there shall be no inhabitant.
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George Leo Haydock
Coast. Literally, "line "(Haydock) with which land was measured. (Calmet)
Reprobates. Hebrew cerethim, (Haydock) or Cerethi, of whom David's guards were formed. (Calmet)
Septuagint, "people sprung the Cretans "whence some (Theodoret) of the Philistines came, perhaps rather than from Cyprus, as was conjectured, Genesis x. 14.
Chanaan. So the Philistines are styled contemptuously. They adored the same idols, Wisdom xii. 23.