Job 15:31

Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for futility shall be his reward.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
That he. Hebrew and Septuagint, "for vanity shall be his reward. "(Haydock) If he would repent, he might still be safe. (Menochius)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
57. As often as we do alms after sin, we as it were pay a price for bad actions. Whence too it is said by the Prophet concerning him who doeth these things not, He will not give God his propitiation, nor the price of the redemption of the soul. [Ps, 49, 7. 8.] But sometimes the rich being elated oppress those below them, seize on the things of another, and yet in a certain way give somewhat to others, and whilst they bear down multitudes, they sometimes render the support of defence to particular persons, and for the iniquities which they never abandon they seem to offer a price. But the price of alms then frees us from sins, when we lament and renounce things we have been guilty of. For he who would both always be sinning, and as it were always bestowing alms, gives a price in vain, in that he does not redeem his soul, which he does not keep from evil habits. Hence it is now said, Let him not believe, being vainly deceived, that he is to be redeemed with any price. For the alms...

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

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