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30For we know the one who said, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay.” And again, “The Lord will judge his people.”

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30. him—God, who enters no empty threats.

Vengeance belongeth unto meGreek, "To Me belongeth vengeance": exactly according with Paul's quotation, Ro 12:19, of the same text.

Lord shall judge his people—in grace, or else anger, according as each deserves: here, "judge," so as to punish the reprobate apostate; there, "judge," so as to interpose in behalf of, and save His people (De 32:36).