Job 15:32

It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Hands; strength and prosperity. (Calmet) Septuagint, "his branch shall not grow thick. "(Haydock)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
58. The days foreordained to each individual by the Divine Prescience can neither be increased nor lessened, except it happen that they be so foreknown as either to be longer if they be accompanied with the most perfect works, or shorter with the most wicked, just as Hezekiah obtained increase of days by the bestowing of tears, and as it is written concerning the wicked, Death meets the undisciplined. [Ed. Ben. suggests that this may be taken from Ecclus. 20, 9] Yet oftentimes the wicked man, though in the secret foreknowledge of God no protracted periods of life may be predestined him, himself, forasmuch as he desires to live after the flesh, sets length of days before his imagination. And because he cannot attain to that time that he looks forward to, he, as it were, ‘perishes before his days are fulfilled.’ Which same we may likewise understand in another sense also. For very commonly we see persons that both lead wicked lives, and attain to the very extreme of old age. How th...

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

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