One dies in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.
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George Leo Haydock
Hale, or healthy. Hebrew, "in perfect strength. "(Haydock)
Septuagint, "simplicity, or folly. "St. Augustine reads with the old Vulgate, "in the strength of his simplicity, (Calmet) or innocence. (Haydock)
These outward appearances prove nothing for interior piety or wickedness. (Calmet)
62. These things being so, who may investigate the secrets of Almighty God, to find out wherefore He permits them so to be? Now to the Elect and the Lost, their life indeed is unlike, but the corruption of the flesh in death is no way unlike.