Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, you shall see it with your eyes, but shall not eat of it.
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George Leo Haydock
Lords. Hebrew shalish, "an officer "of the first rank, Exodus xiv. 7. Septuagint tristates, which Josephus explains of one who "commanded a third part of the army. "(Calmet)
Flood-gates. If corn should fall with the same abundance as water does from the cataracts of the Nile; or, Hebrew, "if the Lord should make windows", to pour it down, (Calmet) could it possibly be so cheap? (Menochius)
Thereof. Thus his incredulity was punished, ver. 17. (Salien)
Reason must not pretend to reach the power of God, but ought to believe what he says. (Worthington)