Job 15:2

Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Heat. Hebrew, "east wind "(Haydock) or give vent to passion. (Haydock) Eliphaz now rebukes Job without any reserve. (Calmet) He was perhaps displeased at the comparison used by the latter, chap. xiii. 4. Baldad had also hinted that Job's discourse was nothing but wind, chap. viii. 2. (Haydock) Being unable to answer his arguments, he reviles him as an enemy of God. (Worthington)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
28. We have already said frequently that blessed Job bears a type of the Holy Church universal, and that his friends bear the likeness of heretics, who as it were on the plea of defence of the Lord find occasion of foolish talking, and let loose insulting words against good men; to whom all is displeasing that is thought by the faithful, as though it were uttered to the wind. Whence it is said now, Should a wise man answer as if speaking into the wind? Nor do they account the words of the good as the sayings of reason, but as the stingings of madness. Whence it is added, And shall he fill his belly with burning? in that those things even which they know themselves to say by way of insult, they are ever bent to palliate, as has been said, on the ground of defending the Lord.

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

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