Hosea 13:3

Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew that passes away, as the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the floor, and as the smoke out of the chimney.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Away. Chap. vi. 4. Chimney, or hole, at the side or top of the room. (Calmet) Hebrew arubba, (Haydock) means also "a locust "as the Septuagint render it, though here it affords no sense.

Gregory the Theologian

AD 390
Such, brethren, is our life, we whose existence is so transitory. Such is the game we play upon earth. We do not exist, and then we are born, and being born we are soon dissolved. We are a fleeting dream, an apparition without substance, the flight of a bird that passes, a ship that leaves no trace upon the sea. We are dust, a vapor, the morning dew, a flower growing but a moment and withering in a moment. “Man’s days are as grass: as the flower of the field, so shall he flourish.” How beautifully has holy David meditated on our weakness: “Declare unto me the fewness of my days.” On His Brother St. Caesarius, Oration

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

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