Job 6:11

What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is my end, that I should prolong my life?
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
End. Septuagint, "time. "I am too weak and short-lived to bear all this. (Haydock) I can perceive no end. (Menochius) Keep. Protestants, "prolong my life. "(Haydock) "What is the extent of my soul, to reach so far? "(Calmet) Longanimity is the characteristic of a great soul. (Haydock)

Gregory The Dialogist

AD 604
24. It is necessary to bear in mind, that the ‘strength’ of the righteous is of one sort, and the strength of the reprobate of another. For the strength of the righteous is to subdue the flesh, to thwart our own wills, to annihilate the gratification of the present life, to be in love with the roughnesses of this world for the sake of eternal rewards, to set at nought the allurements of prosperity, to overcome the dread of adversity in our hearts. But the strength of the reprobate is to have the affection unceasingly set on transitory things, to hold out with insensibility against the strokes of our Creator, not even by adversity to be brought to cease from the love of temporal things, to go on to the attainment of vain glory even with waste of life, to search out larger measures of wickedness, to attack the life of the good, not only with words and by behaviour, but even with weapons, to put their trust in themselves, to perpetrate iniquity daily without any diminution of desire, H...

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

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