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[127] 127 = 21.151. — This verse is closely connected in thought with the preceding.

δυστήνων: emphatic from its position. “Unhappy are they whose sons meet my might”; i.e. the parents have to mourn their sons' death. cf. “πέπνυσαί τε νόῳ, μακάρων δ᾽ ἔξεσσι τοκήων Ω 377, ζ” 154 ff.

ἀντιόωσιν: from “ἀντιάω”.

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