And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.
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sword: That is, either against those whom he makes betrayers of the faith, or whom he makes martyrs. And concerning this it is said to the blessed Job,"He who made him has made His sword to approach;" that is, either that he may not try the saints, as much as the ungodly one wills, or, that the vengeance of his own rage may return upon himself. <a