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Job 4:20

They are destroyed from morning to evening: they perish forever without any regarding it.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Understandeth. Hebrew, "regardeth. "Septuagint, "can help himself. "(Haydock) Man is justly punished because he does not reflect on what he ought. (Calmet)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
70. For the sinner is ‘cut off from morning to evening,’ in that from the beginning of his life to the end thereof he is ever getting wounded by the commission of sin. For the reprobate by increase in wickedness are at all times redoubling blows upon themselves, cut off by which, they may fall headlong into the pit. And it is well said of them by the Psalmist, Bloody and deceitful men shall not halve their days. [Ps. 55, 23] For to ‘halve our days’ is to part off the time of our life misspent in pleasure, for the purpose of penitential mourning, and in parting off to recover the same to a good use. But the wicked never ‘halve their days,’ in that not even in the end of their time do they change their frowardness of heart. Contrary whereunto Paul rightly exhorts, saying, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. [Eph. 5, 16] For we ‘redeem the time,’ when by tears we recover our past life, which by rioting we had lost. It goes on, And because none understandeth, they peris...

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

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