Psalms 109:7

When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin.
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
10. "Let his days be few" (ver. 7). By "his days," he meant the days of his apostleship, which were few; since before the Passion of our Lord, they were ended by his crime and death. And as if it were asked, What then shall become of that most sacred number twelve, within which our Lord willed, not without a meaning, to limit His twelve first Apostles? he at once addeth, "and let another take his office." As much as to say, let both himself be punished according to his desert, and let his number be filled up.

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Bishopric. Episkopen, "inspection or pre-eminence "of any kind. Judas lost his spiritual office, and the Jews all dominion in a very short time. St. Peter quotes this passage, and only the Socinians will assert that he does not adhere to the literal sense. (Berthier) The apostleship (Worthington) was given to St. Matthias. (Calmet) The priesthood of Aaron was forced to give place to that of Melchisedech. (Menochius)

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

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