Caryl - Houston-Packer Collection BS1415 .C37 v12

Chap. 38. an Expofstion upon the Book of J o B. Verf. the glory and praire which the Oars in heaven gave to God , for the Work of Creation at the laying of the foundations of the Earth, H+eronymsre. A fecond tort of Interpreters expound the whole verte of the Gre ;orira. Angels, and not of the Stars properly at all ; they fuppole the Polo, morning Stars to be Angels in a figure,and the Sons of God ro be Angels in the letter : and foexpound the whole verfe of the An, gels, as if the words were a defcription onlyof that joy which the Angels of Heaven only exprefred, when they lawGod begin- ning the Work of Creation, or laying the foundations of the Earth; The third fort of Interpreters divide the fente, expounding the fieli part of the verfe properly for the Stars,, thofe (lodsof light, with which. the Heavens arc adorned, wh ch (in their kind) are brought in-tinging at the Creation of the Earth ; and by the Sons of God in the latter part of the verre,, they under- fiand the Angels , thofe fpiritual fubfiances, who are theNative Inhabitants of Heaven; they efpecially are reprefented flouting for joy, when thatworkwas begun: I cannotadhere to the firfi fort of Interpreters , giving all to the Stars , nor to the fecond , giving all to the Angels (though that hath many learned Authors, who prefs it hard) but following the middleway , fhall take the former part of this verfe,, for the Stars of Heaven ; and the lac ter,for-the Angels in Heaven. Irpn themornin g fang fan together.. suntfeLequee damfrngulares, There are tingle Stars, andStars (as I may fay) in a combina, qaænon olüo Lion commonly called a Con ellation. There is anEveningStar auq ' f °læ and a Morning Star (which yet are but one) called by the Greeks Sydera were ffgood9s, and by the Latines Lucifer , The light bringer ; becaufe tew in aliquot that Scar appears very bright immediately before day-break, or gnum fella' before the Sun rifeth ;: and the fame Star which ufhered or 0omp rra uun- led in theSun in the morning, comes behind the Sun in theevent zur..Macrob. ing , midis then called FHefperses, The EveningStar,. c. 14. Here the Lord fpeaks in the plural number , of the morning lYlarurinar no- Stars , not in the fingular , of amorning Star. And the Lord minai ud °Judi` calls themmorning Stars ( fay fome ) becaufe the Stars appear 'auroram. magic mo(.1 clearly, and thine moll brightly ,. near the approach of-the fplenderevide. morning ,. or break of the day,. wow. Secondly,.