Zephaniah 3:1

Woe to her that is rebellious and defiled, to the oppressing city!
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Dove. Jerusalem is upbraided, and then comforted. She had been treated like a spouse, a dove; and yet proved faithless. (Calmet) Hebrew, "Woe to the famous, and defiled, and oppressing city. "Septuagint agree with us, if we only exchange famous for provoking. (Haydock) After being redeemed from Egypt, the Jews ungratefully follow idols, Osee vii. 11. (Menochius) Jerusalem having been freely chosen and favoured above other places, and still provoking God, cannot escape a severe chastisement. (Worthington)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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