Job 20:21

There shall none of his food be left; therefore shall no man look for his goods.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Continue. Hebrew, "no one shall look for his goods. "The sinner eat up all in his life-time, or saw his possessions slip from him. (Haydock) At least, he shall not take them with him to the grave. (Calmet)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
25. ‘His meat’ is all that he coveted with wrong desire; but when the hypocrite is struck, ‘there is none of his meat left,’ in that when he is himself carried to eternal punishments, he is parted from all the good things that he had gotten here. And hence it is yet further added; Therefore shall nought remain from his goods. For if ‘aught did remain of his goods,’ he would take along with him the things that he had possession of. But because while going after every thing, he would not fear the Judge, upon being removed out of this life, he goes naked to the Judge. To which same wicked man, it is but little for his recompensing that he is tormented in after punishment, if only in this life he is let to go free. But there is no liberty in sin, seeing that it is written; where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty; [2 Cor. 3, 17] and to the wicked soul usually its very own sin becomes its own punishment. And hence it is rightly added; In the fulness of his sufficiency, he ...

Olympiodorus of Alexandria

AD 570
“For he has broken down the houses of many poor men, and he has plundered a dwelling, though he did not build it. His possessions provide no security.” He has broken down, that is, has shattered mercilessly [their houses], has carried off all their properties and has not given them back. In fact, he has not mended this situation, that is, has not returned what he has stolen. But, as he has carried off the properties of the poor and has not restored them, so his own possessions will not be saved either. “He shall not be saved by his desire. There is nothing remaining of his provisions; therefore his goods shall not flourish.” The impious, Zophar says, will not save himself through his desire, and then he will not have any provision left, because he does not possess anything that has been left to him by his absolute misery. - "Commentary on Job 20.19–21"

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

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