Genesis 24:65

For she had said unto the servant, What man is this that walks in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It is my master: therefore she took a veil, and covered herself.
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Ambrose of Milan

AD 397
Rebekah, when she knew that Isaac was coming to meet her, dismounted from her camel and covered herself with a mantle. Just so this soul anticipated the mark of the wedding garment, so that she might not be cast out as one not having a wedding garment. Isaac, or the Soul

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Cloak, or summer veil, covering the whole body, and leaving an opening only for the eyes; such as the Eastern ladies use. St. Jerome in Isai. iii, Rebecca does this out of modesty. (Haydock) She prefigures the Gentiles, whom Jesus calls by his servants laden with his gifts, to become his spouse, or his Church, (Calmet) at the fountain of baptism. He adorns her with the ear-rings of obedience, and the bracelets of good works. (Du Hamel)

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
However, in regard to those who are betrothed, I can declare and avow this with more than my usual firmness: their heads should be covered from the day when they first trembled at the kiss and handclasp of their future husband. For in these symbols they have pledged every bit of themselves— their life throughout its full development, their flesh throughout their lifetime, their spirit through their understanding [of the contract], their modesty through the exchange of a kiss, their hope through their expectation and their mind through their willingness. For us, Rebekah stands as sufficient example; when her future husband had been pointed out to her, she covered her head with her veil merely because she knew she was to marry him.

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

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