He bowed the heavens also, and came down: and darkness was under his feet.
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Augustine of Hippo
10. "And He bowed the heaven, and came down" (ver. 9). And He humbled the just One, that He might descend to men's infirmity. "And darkness under His feet." And the ungodly, who savour of things earthly, in the darkness of their own malice, knew not Him: for the earth under His feet is as it were His footstool. ...
Feet. A violent storm of rain. Hence the Pagans borrowed: Jupiter et læto descendit plurimus imbri. (Virgil, Ec. 7.)
The prophets Isaias (xxix. 6.) and Nahum (i. 3.) speak in the same lofty strains; (Calmet) and shall any one despise the language of Scripture? Nothing can exceed its sublimity. Hebrew is rather more expressive, (ver. 9.) "a fire devoured "(ver. 11.) "on a cherub, and flew; he flew most swiftly "like an eagle. (Berthier)
Hebrew vida. (Haydock) ...