Genesis 33:3

And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Forward, before his family; like a good father, exposing himself to the greatest danger. (Menochius) Seven times, to testify his great humility and respect for his brother. How, then, can any one find fault with Catholics, if they bow down before the cross thrice on Good Friday, to testify their great veneration for their expiring Lord?

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

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