The LORD kills, and makes alive: he brings down to the grave, and brings up.
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George Leo Haydock
Hell, (infernos,) "the lower regions. "God calls us out of this world, or restores the dead to life, as he thinks proper. (Haydock)
He easily makes the greatest prosperity succeed extreme distress, which is often denoted by death, hell So Seneca says, Mortis habet vices
Lentis cum trahitur vita gemitibus. The prodigal son is said to have come to life again, when his father received him, contrary to his expectations, Luke xv. 24., and Psalm xxix. 4. (Calmet)