Communion of Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Wisdom 16:20

Thou hast given us, O Lord, bread from heaven, having in it all that is delicious, and the sweetness of every taste.


Verse 20. Angels. See Ex. xvi. W. — If angels stood in need of food, they could have nothing more delicious. So water is styled honey, to denote its excellence. Ps. lxxvii. 25. Lev. xx. 24. Joel iii. 18. — Taste. These expressions are figurative. C.

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