Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
if they cannot contain—that is, "have not continency."
burn—with the secret flame of lust, which lays waste the whole inner man. (Compare AUGUSTINE [Holy Virginity]). The dew of God's grace is needed to stifle the flame, which otherwise would thrust men at last into hell-fire.
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