Why does your heart carry you away? and what do your eyes wink at,
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George Leo Haydock
Why. Septuagint, "What has thy heart dared, or what have thine eyes brought thee? "Hebrew, "what do thy eyes wink at? "(Haydock) through pride and disdain, Psalm xxxiv. 19., and Proverbs vi. 13. (Calmet)
We need not wonder that Eliphaz should misunderstand the looks of Job, (Haydock) since he gives such a false notion of his speeches. (Calmet)
35. Often the mind of the righteous is so suspended in contemplating things on high, that outwardly their face seems to have been struck with stupefaction. But because Heretics are not taught to enforce the power of contemplation in secret, they think that it is done by the just, and those that are imbued with a right understanding, more in hypocrisy than in truth, in that what they cannot themselves obtain the possession of, they do not suppose exists in others in a genuine way.