And they shall be as mighty [men]
That is, the converted Jews shall be such; they shall be strong in faith, giving glory to the Messiah; they shall be strong in the grace that is in him; they shall be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might; his strength shall be made perfect in their weakness: which tread down [their enemies] in the mire of the streets in the
being victorious over sin, Satan, and the world, through Christ, in whom they will believe: and they shall fight;
against all their inward and outward enemies, the good fight of faith, with great valour and courage: because the Lord [is] with them;
who is the Lord of hosts or armies; his presence gives boldness and intrepidity; for, if he is for them, who can be against them? the battle is theirs, success is certain: and the riders on horses shall be confounded;
such that come up against them on them, and trust in them, shall be beaten by them, and so made ashamed; and the flesh, both of the horses and their riders, shall be the food of the fowls of the air, ( Revelation 19:18 ) perhaps the Turkish cavalry is meant, who may attempt to hinder the settlement of the Jews in their own land; the armies of the Turks consisting greatly of horsemen, ( Revelation 9:16 ) .