Job 38:26

To cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is; on the wilderness, in which there is no man;
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Dwelleth. This shows the magnificence of God, (Menochius) at least. (Haydock)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
50. To rain upon the earth without man in the desert, is to preach the word of God to the Gentile world. For whilst it retained no worship of the Godhead, and shewed in itself no appearance of good works, it was plainly a desert. And because there was therein no lawgiver, nor any one who could seek God in a reasonable way, there was, as it were, ‘no man;’ and it remained as if occupied by beasts alone, void of men. Of this land of the desert it is said elsewhere, He made a way in the desert. [Is. 43, 19] Of this preaching vouchsafed to the Gentiles, the Psalmist witnesses, saying, He made rivers in the desert. [Ps. 107, 33] But we must observe, that after the heat was divided over the earth, the most violent shower received its course, that it might rain in the desert. Because after the harshness of persecution became dreadful in Judaea, so as not only not to receive the faith, but even to assail it with the sword, every preacher who had been sent to Israel, turned aside to summon the ...

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

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