What is "Ki Yadin Hashem es Amo ... " referring to?
Rashi #1 (According to R. Yehudah): 'When Hashem will judge His people with Yisurim. 1 - as mentioned in the previous Pesukim.
Rashi #2 (according to R. Nechemyah): 'When Hashem will avenge His people' (to bring about the redemption
What does "ve'al Avadav Yisnecham" mean?
Rashi: 'And He will have a change of heart concerning His servants - to have compassion on them'. 1
Seforno: 'He will have a change of heart concerning the punishment that His people deserve and have compassion on them, due to His servants who are among them. 2
Targum Onkelos: 'He will avenge the Tzadikim'.
What is the meaning of "Ki Yir'eh ki Azlas Yad"?
Rashi: 'When He sees that the hand of the enemy is gaining strength'.
Targum Onkelos: 'When He sees that the smiting of the enemy is overpowering them'.
Targum Yonasan: Because it is revealed before Him that, when they will sin, the smiting of the enemy will overpower them, they will have no assistance and there will no longer be among them people of integrity and of good deeds'.
What is the meaning of "ve'Efes Atzur ve'Azuv"?
Rashi: 'There will be no leader to rescue them, and no-one to help them to stand firm and not flee'. 1
Seforno: 'There will be no money left in the house and nothing remaining in the field'.
Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan: 'And they will be removed from their land and abandoned'.
Da'as Zekenim, Hadar Zekenim, Rosh #1: They have no strength, and no one to help. 2
Rosh #2: Atzur