5 " 'Because you harbored an ancient hostility and delivered the Israelites over to the sword at the time of their calamity, the time their punishment reached its climax,

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Ezekiel 35:5

Commentary on Ezekiel 35:1-9

(Read Ezekiel 35:1-9)

All who have God against them, have the word of God against them. Those that have a constant hatred to God and his people, as the carnal mind has, can only expect to be made desolate for ever.