On the prophets as sons of men (Jerome)

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"And he said to me: 'Son of man, understand that in the time of the end the vision shall be fulfilled.'" Inasmuch as Ezekiel and Daniel and Zechariah behold themselves to be often in the company of angels, they were reminded of their frailty, lest they should be lifted up in pride and imagine themselves to partake of the nature or dignity of angels. Therefore they are addressed as sons of men, in order that they might realize that they are but human beings.

Jerome, Commentary on Daniel, trans. Gleason L. Archer, Jr. (407; Grand Rapids MI: Baker Book House, 1958), p. 88.
 
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