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9:3 Carmel. See 1:2 and note.
bottom of the sea. In contrast with the height of Mount Carmel. Since Carmel was on the coast of Israel, further flight would lead one into the sea.
serpent. This sea monster is perhaps the Leviathan of Is. 27:1. The Lord’s sovereignty over all creation is poetically asserted; none can escape His justice.