Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
trodden, etc.—MAURER, from Syriac root, translates, "cast away"; so II Kings 23:27. But Psalms 119:118, supports English Version.
in . . . midst of me—They fell not on the battlefield, but in the heart of the city; a sign of the divine wrath.
assembly—the collected forces of Babylon; a very different "assembly" from the solemn ones which once met at Jerusalem on the great feasts. The Hebrew means, literally, such a solemn "assembly" or feast (compare Lamentations 2:22).
trodden . . . virgin . . . in a wine-press—hath forced her blood to burst forth, as the red wine from the grapes trodden in the press (Isaiah 63:3; Revelation 14:19-20; Revelation 19:15).
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