THE CHARIOTS: That is, of God's cherubim (Nah
RUSHING: Or "jostle" (AV). Heb "shaqaq". Found also in
Psa 107:9; Pro 28:15; Isa 29:8; 33;4; Joel 2:9. The idea is of foraging wildly
like a hungry animal.
YET THEY STUMBLE ON THEIR WAY: This contrasts with the
way in which Joel 2:7 speaks of the seeming invincible nature of the Assyrian
IT IS DECREED: "And Huzzab shall be led away captive"
(KJV). Huzzab is prob the name or title of the queen-mother.
DOVES: Voice of dove = voice of mourning (Isa
BEAT UPON THEIR BREASTS: Drumming, as on a tambourine
(Psa 68:25). Cp Luk 18:13; 23:48.