9 And David says: “Let their table become a snare and a trap, a stumbling block and a recompense to them.
10 Let their eyes be darkened, so that they do not see, and bow down their back always.”
The quote is from Psalm 69:22 — Let their table become a snare before them: and that which should have been for their welfare, let it become a trap.
table — symbolic of the special privileges given to the nation of Israel that pointed to Christ.
Verse 10 is quoted from the Septuagint — the Hebrew says “make their loins continually to shake.” Both translations paint a picture of weakness, fear and rejection.
God turned Israel’s privileges into curses as judgment for their self-righteousness.
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