Therefore thus saith the Lord God, behold, even I, [am]
Or, "behold, I [am] against thee, even I" F21; who
am the Lord God omnipotent, great King, and a dreadful one; and a
terrible thing it is for a people to have the mighty God against
them; or for any to fall into the hands of the living God: this
is repeated to show that it certainly was so; and that the Lord
was set upon it; and determined to come forth against them in the
way of his judgments, as follows: and will execute
judgments in the midst of thee, in the sight of the nations;
that is, inflict punishments upon them for their disregard to his
righteous judgments, which should take place in the midst of
them, and consume them all around; and should be so manifest as
to be seen by all the nations about them.
F21 (yna Mg
Kyle ynnh) "ecce ego ad te, etiam ego", Pagninus, Montanus;
"ecce ego contra te, etiam ego", Starckius.