Behold, he put no trust in his servants; and his angels he charged with folly:
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George Leo Haydock
Angels, who fell, as the fathers explain it. (Estius) (Tirinus)
Hebrew, "behold, he put no trust in his servants, and his angels he charged with folly "chap. xv. 15., and xxv. 5., and 2 Peter ii. 4. (Protestants) (Haydock)
68. Though the Angelical nature, by being fixed in contemplation of the Creator, remains unchangeable in its own state, yet hereby, that it is a created being, it admits in itself the variableness of change. Now to be changed is to go from one thing into another, and to be without stability in one's self. For every single being tends to some other thing by steps, as many in number as it is subject to motions of change. And it is only the Incomprehensible Nature, which knows not to be moved from its fixed state, in that It knows not to be changed from this, that It is always the Same. For if the essence of the Angels had been strange to the motion of change, being created well by its Maker, it would never have fallen in the case of reprobate spirits from the tower of its blessed estate. But Almighty God in a marvellous manner framed the nature of the highest spiritual existences good, yet at the same time capable of change; that both they, that refused to remain, might meet with r...