17. When they went, they went upon their four sides: and they turned not when they went.
17. Ad quatuor latera sua, ambulando ibant, non revertebantur cum ambularent.
What he had already explained he now repeats for the sake of confirmation, that they went upon their four sides -- that is, each living creature proceeded straight forward; the words they turned not refer to their perseverance; not that they exceeded the appointed space, but because they went forward to their object without intermission. I touch but lightly now on what has been already sufficiently explained.