Verse 17. "The archers, the mighty men of the children of Kedar "The mighty bowmen of the sons of Kedar"" - Sagittariorum fortium, Vulg.; transposing the two words, and reading hq yrwbg gibborey kesheth; which seems to be right. The strong men of the bow, the most excellent archers.
"For the Lord-hath spoken it "For JEHOVAH hath spoken it."" - The prophetic Carmina of Marcius, foretelling the battle of Cannae, lib. xxv. 12, conclude with the same kind of solemn form: Nam mihi ita Jupiter fatus est; "Thus hath Jupiter spoken to me. " Observe that the word µan naam, to pronounce, to declare, is the solemn word appropriated to the delivering of prophecies: "Behold, I am against the prophets, saith ( µan naam, pronounceth) JEHOVAH, who use their tongues, µan wmanyw vaiyinamu neum, and solemnly pronounce, He hath pronounced it; " Jer. xxiii. 31.
What God says shall most assuredly come to pass; he cannot be deceived.