Introit of Transfiguration

Psalm 76:19

Thy lightnings enlightened the world: the earth shook and trembled. Ps. How lovely are Thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts! my soul longeth and fainteth for the courts of the Lord. Glory be to the Father.


Verse 19. Wheel. Prot. H. Heb. “a whirlwind,” (C.) or “wheel,” (Pagn.) in the air. H. — The noise of thunder is something similar to a wheel, rattling on the pavement. H. — Salmoneus foolishly tried to imitate it with his chariot. Apoll. Bib. i. — Trembled. The preaching of the apostles was attended with success. H. Fathers. C. — Earthquakes were felt, and men were under a general alarm. M.

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