1 b The Church in this her afliction & captiuitie shal bring forth mo children then when she was at libertie: or this may be spoken by admiration considering the great nomber that shulde come of her. Her deliuerance vnder Cyrus was as her childe hode, & therefore this was accomplished, when she came to her age, which was vnder the Gospel.
1 ! Mo of the Gentiles shal beleue the Gospel then of the Jewes.
1 a After that he hathe declared the death of Christ, he speaketh to the Church, because it shulde fele the frute of the same, & calleth her baren, because that in the captiuitie she was as a widowe without hope to haue anie children.
2 c Signifying, that for the great nomber of children, that God shulde giue her, she shulde seme to lacke roume to lodge them.
4 d The afflictions which thou suffred at the beginning.
5 g His glorie shal shine through the whole worlde, which semed before to be shut vp in Judea.
14 N And therefore shal not preuaile.
16 p Signifying hereby that man can do nothing but so farre as God giueth power: for seing that all are his creatures, he must nedes gouerne and guide them.