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Psalms 80:16

It is burned with fire, it is cut down: they perish at the rebuke of your countenance.
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
10. "Things burned with fire, and dug up, by the rebuke of Thy countenance shall perish" (ver. 16). What are the things burned with fire and dug up which shall perish from the rebuke of His countenance? Let us see and perceive what are the things burned with fire and dug up. Christ hath rebuked what? Sins: by the rebuke of His countenance sins have perished. Why then are sins burned with fire and dug up? Of all sins, two things are the cause in man, desire and fear Think, examine, question your hearts, sift your consciences, see whether there can be sins, except they be either of desire, or of fear. There is set before thee a reward to induce thee to sin, that is, a thing which delighteth thee; thou doest it, because thou desirest it. But perchance thou wilt not be allured by bribes; thou art terrified with menaces, thou doest it because thou fearest. A man would bribe thee, for example, to bear false witness. Countless cases there are, but I am setting before you the plainer cases, wh...

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Things set on fire So this vineyard of thine, almost consumed already, must perish if thou continue thy rebukes. (Challoner) Things, would imply that incensa is in the neuter plural. But this is not the case in Septuagint or Hebrew. (Berthier) St. Jerome has succensam, "Look down upon the vine or root, (17) burn up and without any branches. Let them perish at", who have thus treated it. (Haydock) ...

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

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