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For this they are wilfully ignorant of: That the heavens were before, and the earth out of water and through water, consisting by the word of God:
King James
For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:
Louis Second
Ils veulent ignorer, en effet, que des cieux existèrent autrefois par la parole de Dieu, de même qu'une terre tirée de l'eau et formée au moyen de l'eau
Martin Luther
Aber mutwillens wollen sie nicht wissen, daß der Himmel vorzeiten auch war, dazu die Erde aus Wasser und im Wasser bestanden durch GOttes Wort.
latet enim eos hoc volentes quod caeli erant prius et terra de aqua et per aquam consistens Dei verbo

Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

latet : to be unknown.
enim : in fact, truly, indeed.
enim : for, in fact, truly (may often be omitted).
hoc : (neut. sing. acc.) Break THIS! (fetter).
hoc : (neut. sing. nom.) THIS (monastery) is well-built.
hoc : (neut. sing. abl.) Do not hesistate BECAUSE OF THIS! (doubt).
hoc : (masc. sing. abl.) He gave plenty FOR THIS (field).
quod : (neut. sing. acc.) (the sea), WHICH you cannot drink dry.
quod : (+ comparative) the x the better (quod celior = the faster the.
quod : (beginning sentence) and, but, now.
quod : (neut. sing. nom.) (the war), WHICH killed so many.
quod : (with time) since, as far as, to the extent that.
quod : because, whereas, the point that, the fact that.
caeli : skies, heavens, vault of heauen.
prius : before, formerely.
terra : earth, ground, land, country, soil.
de : (prep. + abl.) down from, from, concerning, about.
aqua : water.
per : (prefix to an adjective) very, excessively, quite.
per : (+ acc.) (of time) throughout, during, in the course of.
per : (+ acc.) (of space) through, along, over / in the presence of.
per : (+ acc.) (cause) because of, on account of.
per : (+ acc.) (means/instrument) through, with, by, by means of.