Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 19:26 - 19:26

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Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 19:26 - 19:26

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Fell down, to wit, dead, as the following words show, and as that word is oft used, as Exo_19:21 Psa_82:7 91:7 Hos_5:5; killed, partly with grief of heart, and partly with excessive abuse of her body, of which there have been divers instances. Thus the sin she formerly chose, Jud_19:2, is now her destruction; and though her husband and pardoned her, God would punish her, at least as to this life.

Her lord; so he is called, either because he was her husband; for which cause Sarah called Abraham lord, 1Pe_3:6; or because she had been his maid-servant, as concubines oftentimes were; as Gen_30:3,9.