Job 39:29

From there she seeks the prey, and her eyes behold afar off.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Off. The eagle was remarkably (Calmet) quick-sighted, (Worthington) as well as the serpent. (Horace i. Sat. iii.; Homer, Iliad xvii.) They say it can discern a fly or a fish from the highest situation; (Bo chart) and if its young seem dazzled with the sun-beams, it hurls them down as spurious. (Pliny x. 3.)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
100. That is, from these choirs of Angels he directs the eyes of his mind to contemplate the glory of the Majesty on high: and, not seeing it, he is still hungry: and seeing it, at length, he is satisfied. For it is written, Because his soul, hath laboured, he shall see and be satisfied. [Is. 53, 11] And again, Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled. [Matt. 5, 6] But who is the food of our mind is plainly pointed out, when it is said; Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. [Matt. 5, 8] And because, from being weighed down by the interposition of the corruptible flesh, we cannot behold God as He is, it is rightly subjoined; Her eyes behold afar off. 101. For whatever progress any one may have made, when placed in this life, he cannot as yet behold God in His real appearance, but darkly, and through a glass. But when we look close at hand, we see more truly, but when we turn our sight further off, we are darkened by our...

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

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