Job 27:8

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has gained, when God takes away his soul?
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Soul, in death: What will it profit?, Matthew xvi. 26. All this proves demonstratively another world. (Calmet)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
13. The hypocrite, who in the Latin language is termed pretender [simlator], aims not to be but to appear just, and therefore he is a covetous robber, because whereas while doing wickedly he desires to be revered for sanctity, he seizes on the praise of a life not his own. But it is said to be the aim of hypocrites, that both what they are they may keep back, and what they are not they may make themselves known to men as being; so that they should surpass their own measure in esteem, and by credit for conduct shew themselves to excel the rest of the world. They eschew the seeming to be that which they are, and before the eyes of men they clothe themselves with a kind of overlaid respectability of innocency. Hence in the Gospel they are rightly upbraided by the voice of our Redeemer, when the words are spoken to them, Woe unto you, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear to men beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all unc...

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

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