Job 33:4

The spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty has given me life.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Spirit. We are therefore equal. (Menochius) Thou canst not fear being overpowered with the divine majesty, in this dispute, chap. xiii. 21. (Calmet) Life. Septuagint, "instruction. "(Haydock)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
28. Intending to subjoin truth, he first uttered boastful words, and being about to state the sound opinions he held, he first made known how huge was his swelling. The minds of the arrogant are doubtless so very mad, that even in what they think rightly, they are disfigured by the deformity of their pride. And hence even their sound opinions do not instruct their hearers, because in truth they lead them by their haughty sentiments not to reverence but to despise them. And when words of folly are blended with wise sayings, even their wisdom is not kept in mind, because their folly is despised by him who hears it. For hence it is said by Moses, A man who suffers a running of seed shall be unclean. [Lev. 15, 16] For what are our words but seed? And when this is poured forth in due measure, the mind of the hearer, as the womb of her who conceives, is made fruitful for an offspring of good works. But if it escapes at improper times, polluting him that emits it, it loses its generating powe...

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

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