Job 38:23

Which I have reserved against the time of trouble, against the day of battle and war?
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
War. Hail, are like the arrows of God, Jeremias x. 13., and l. 25. (Calmet)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
By either cold, or hard, snow, or hail, we understand, as has been said, the hearts of the wicked. But because Almighty God has chosen His Saints from such, and knows how many of the Elect He has still stored up amongst the life of the wicked, He fitly says, that He has His treasures in snow or hail. For ‘thesaurus’ (treasure) is so called from qesiV, that is, from its being placed away. And He beholds many long concealed in a life of coldness, whom He brings out, when He orders it, and exhibits glittering with the brightness of righteousness, through grace from on high. For it is written, Thou shalt wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. [Ps. 51, 7] And He hides them for a long while beneath the seal of His foreknowledge, prepared against the day of war and of battle, but the moment He brings them out, He strikes the opposing breast of the adversaries, with their words and refutations, as if with hailstones. Whence it is written elsewhere, Through the brightness in His presence the...

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

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