Job 41:24

His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the lower millstone.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Power. Hebrew and Septuagint, "none like him on earth "for bulk. One. Septuagint, "made to be played with, or beaten, by my angels. "(Haydock)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
11. For the heart of the ancient enemy will be hardened as a stone, because it will never be softened by any penitence of conversion. And because he will be fitted only for the blows of eternal punishment, it is rightly immediately added; And he will be bound as the anvil of the hammerer. For the hammerer puts up an anvil fitted to receive blows only. For an anvil is erected for the very purpose of being struck with frequent blows. Leviathan therefore will be bound as the anvil of the hammerer, because he will be confined by the chains of hell, in order to be beaten with the continual blows of eternal punishment. And he is struck also even now, when any of the just are saved, as he is watching in ambush, but wasting away with pain. But in an anvil other vessels are wrought into shape, while the anvil itself by its many blows is not changed into a vessel of another kind. This Leviathan is therefore rightly compared to an anvil, because we are wrought into shape by his persecutions, bu...

Olympiodorus of Alexandria

AD 570
“In its neck” means in arrogant self-estimation; “its strength abides,” because it does not stand still but always overestimates itself. The souls that advance with a high neck (as is confirmed by Isaiah) are [like the devil’s] neck, because they have the power to deceive. But such a power is vain; indeed, the weakness that my Savior and Lord assumed for me, which is called the weakness of God, completely defeated that power. - "Commentary on Job 41.13"

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

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