Psalms 66:6

He turned the sea into dry land: they went through the flood on foot: there did we rejoice in him.
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
9. Wherefore what hath He done by the terror of His counsel? He hath turned the sea into dry land. For this followeth, "That hath turned the sea into dry land" (ver. 6). A sea was the world, bitter with saltness, troubled with tempest, raging with waves of persecutions, sea it was: truly into dry land the sea hath been turned, now there thirsteth for sweet water the world that with salt water was filled. Who hath done this? He "that hath turned the sea into dry land." Now the soul of all the Gentiles saith what? "My soul is as it were land without water to Thee." "That hath turned the sea into dry land. In the river they shall pass over on foot." Those same persons that have been turned into dry land, though they were before sea, "in the river on foot shall pass over." What is the river? The river is all the mortality of the world. Observe a river: some things come and pass by, other things that are to pass by do succeed. Is it not thus with the water of a river, that from earth spring...

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Gentiles. By this invitation, he predicts their conversion.

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

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