Job 23:8

Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
East, or Hebrew, "before. If behind I cannot perceive him. "(Calmet) Where, then, shall I find this just judge? ver. 3. (Haydock)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
38. For the Creator of all things is not in a part, inasmuch as He is every where. And then He is found the less, when He, That is whole every where, is sought in a part. For the Incomprehensible Spirit containeth all things within Itself, Which at the same time both while filling encompasseth, and while encompassing filleth, both in supporting overtops, and in overtopping supports; and it is well that after it had been said, if I go to the East, He appeareth not; if I go to the West, I shall not understand Him; if I go to the left hand, what shall I do? I shall not comprehend Him; if I turn myself to the right hand I shall not see Him; he thereupon added, But He knoweth the way that I take. As if he said in plain words, ‘I am unable to see Him, Who seeth me, and Him that beholdeth me most minutely, I have no power to behold:’ that is to say, that he might shew that He is so much the more heedfully to be feared, in proportion as He is not discernible. For He Who so beholds us tha...

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

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