Verse 15. "Because the Philistines" - They were as inimical to the Jews as the Ammonites, &c., were. Nebuchadnezzar punished them because they had assisted the Tyrians during the time he was besieging their city.
"I will cut of the Cherethims" - See the note on 2 Sam. viii. 18.
"The remnant of the sea coasts." - The different seignories of the Philistines inhabited the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, from Judea to Egypt. For other matters relative to these prophecies, see the passages in the margin.