Job 33:26

He shall pray unto God, and he will be favorable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
And he. It is ambiguous whether this refer to God or to man. (Calmet) But both shall see each other with joy. The penitent will be restored to as much favour as if he had never sinned. (Haydock)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
9. He says that the Messenger implores first, and man afterwards; for did not the Lord first intercede with the Father through His Incarnation, and pray for our life, our insensibility would never rouse itself to ask for those things which are eternal. But the entreaty of His Incarnation came first, that our awakening from sloth might afterwards follow. But because the light of truth bursts forth with secret joy in our hearts, after temptations, and frequently after great griefs, it is rightly added of this man thus tempted, and imploring God, And he shall see his face in exultation. 10. It was stated above, how God bears us down [‘afficit’] by manifesting Himself to us. But it is now stated how He cheers us, while He thus makes Himself known. For a man hath compunction in one sort, when on looking within he is frightened with dread of his own wickedness, and in another when on looking at heavenly joys he is strengthened with a kind of hope and security. The one emotion excites tears...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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