THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims

Notes on Book of Judges (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

9:9 Both gods and men make use of: The olive tree is introduced, speaking in this manner, because oil was used both in the worship of the true God, and in that of the false gods, whom the Sichemites served.



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