Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 11:37 - 11:37

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Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 11:37 - 11:37

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She chose

the mountains as a solitary place, and therefore fittest both for lamentations, and for her preparation for her approaching calamity.

Bewail my virginity; that I shall die childless, which was esteemed both a curse and a disgrace for the Israelites, Gen_30:23 1Sa_1:6 7 Isa 4:1, because such were excluded from that great privilege of increasing the holy seed, and contributing to the birth of the Messiah, who was to be born of an Israelitish woman.