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Oh, I see the difference.

When he says “finite creature cannot satisfy and infinite punishment” he means that we cannot satisfy a punishment of such magnitude (think “weight”) so therefore we are left to satisfy one that lasts forever (think “time”).

When you initially asked the question I was thinking infinite and everlasting as both in terms of time, but that’s not how Benedict/Frank Sheed is speaking.