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JOHN V. 22-24.

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shall reward every man according to be be angry, and ye perish from the his works, Matt. xvi. 27. and xxv. way, when his wrath is kindled but a 31–46. And Jesus came and spake little. Blessed are all they that put unto them, saying, All power is given their trust in him, Psal. ii. 12. Thus unto me in heaven and in earth, saith the Lord; Cursed be the man xxviii. 18. And he commanded us that trusteth in man, and maketh to preach unto the people, and to tes- flesh his arm, and whose heart departtify that it is he which was ordained eth from the LORD, Jer. xvii. 5. And of God to be the Judge of the quick in his name shall the Gentiles trust, and dead, Acts x. 42. Because he Matt. xii. 21. and Rom. xv. 12. But hath appointed a day, in the which grow in grace, and in the knowledge he will judge the world in righteous of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. ness by that man whom he hath or- To him be glory both now and for dained; whereof he hath given assur- ever. Amen, 2 Pet. iii. 18. ance unto all men, in that he hath b He that hateth me hateth my Faraised him from the dead, xvii

. 31. ther also, John xv. 23. He shall gloIn the day when God shall judge the rify me: for he shall receive of mine, secrets of men by Jesus Christ accord- and shall shew it unto you. All things ing to my Gospel, Rom. ii. 16. For that the Father hath are mine : therewe shall all stand before the judg- fore said I, that he shall take of mine, ment seat of Christ, xiii. 10. For and shew it unto you, xvi. 14, 15. we must all appear before the judg. And all mine are thine, and thine are ment seat of Christ; that every one mine; and I am glorified in them, may receive the things done in his xvii. 10. Whosoever denieth the Son, body, according to that he hath done, the same bath not the Father : [buts whether it be good or bad, 2 Cor. ,v: he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the 10. And to you who are troubled Father also, 1 John ii. 23. Whosorest with us, when the Lord Jesus ever transgresseth, and abideth not shall be revealed from heaven with in the doctrine of Christ, hath not his mighty angels, In Alaming fire God. He that abideth in the doctaking vengeance on them that know trine of Christ, he hath both the Fanot God, and that obey not the Gos- ther and the Son, 2 John 9. pel of our Lord Jesus Christ : Who shall be punished with everlasting

VER. 24. destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;

'Αμήν αμήν λέγω υμίν, ότι και τον λόγον When he shall come to be glorified μου ακούων, και πιστεύων τα πεμψαντί in his saints, and to be admired in all me, fxe fair aiávoor rai sis sepiow oix them that believe (because our testi | έρχεται

, αλλά μεταβέβηκεν εκ του θανά

του εις την ζωήν. mony among you was believed) in that day, 2 Thess. i. 7—10. I charge

Verily, verily, I say unto you, a He thee therefore before God, and the thut heareth my word, and believeth on Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge him that sent me, hath everlasting life, the quick and the dead at his appear but is passed from death unto life.

b and shall not come into condemnation; ing and his kingdom, 2 Tim. iv. 1. See also on Matt. xvi. ver. 27.clause 1. a See on Mark xvi. ver. 16. clause 1.

b See on Matt. xviii. ver. 14. VER. 23.

c We know that we have passed "Ινα πάντες τιμώσι τον υιόν, καθώς τι

from death unto life, because we love μώσι τον πατέρα. ο μη τιμών τον υιόν, the brethren. He that loveth not his ου τιμά τον πατέρα τον πέμψαντα αυτόν.

brother abideth in death, 1 John iï.

14. a That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. bHe

VER. 25. that honoureth not the Son honoureth 'Αμήν αμήν λέγω υμίν, ότι έρχεται not the Father which hath sent him. ώρα, και νύν έστιν, ότε οι νεκροί ακούσονται

* Let not your heart be troubled : rñs parñs toő vio Toữ có sai oi scúye believe in God, believe also in

σαντες ζήσονται. me, John xiv. 1. Kiss the Son, lest Verily, verily, I say unto you, The

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JOHN V. 25–27.

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hour is coming, and now is, when a the 6. When Christ who is our life, shall dead shall hear the voice of the Son of appear, then shall ye also appear with God: and they that hear shall live. him in glory, Col. iii. 4. That which

was from the beginning, which we a Wherefore he saith, Awake thou have heard, which we have seen with that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light, Eph. and our hands have handled, of the

our eyes, which we have looked upon, v. 14. And you, being dead in your Word of life; (For the life was masins and the uncircumcision of your nifested, and we have seen it, and bear filesh, bath he quickened together with witness, and shew unto you that eterhim, having forgiven you all your nal life, which was with the Father, trespasses, Col. ü. 13.

See also on

and was manifested unto us ;) 1 John Matt. viii, ver. 22. clause 2.

i. 1, 2. And he shewed me a pure

river of water of life, clear as crystal, VER. 26.

proceeding out of the throne of God "20Teg var ó mating free swimy ły lav- and of the Lamb, Rev. xxii. 1. τω, ούτως έδωκε και τώ υιώ ζωήν έχειν εν εαυτώ,

VER. 27. For * as the Father hath life in him- Και εξουσίαν έδωκεν αυτώ και κρίσιν self, b so hath he given to the Son to have | ποιείν, ότι υιός ανθρώπου εστί. life in himself ;

a And hath given him authority to a And God said unto Moses, I AM execute judgment also, b because he is the THAT I AM: and he said, Thus

Son of man. shalt thou say unto the children of a Yet have I set my king upon my Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you, holy hill of Zion. I will declare the Exod. iii. 14. For with thee is the decree : the Lord hath said unto me, fountain of life : in thy light shall we Thou art my Son ; this day have I besee light, Psal. xxxvi. 9. Before the gotten thee. Ask of me, and I shall mountains were brought forth, or give thee the heathen for thine inheever thou hadst formed the earth and ritance, and the uttermost parts of the world, even from everlasting to the earth for thy possession. Thou everlasting, thou art God, Psal. xc. 2. shalt break them with a rod of iron; But the LORD is the true God, he is thou shalt dash them in pieces like a the living God, and an everlasting potter's vessel, Psal. ii. 6-9. The king: at his wrath the earth shali LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at tremble, and the nations shall not be my right hand, until I make thine able to abide bis indignation, Jer. x. enemies thy footstool. The LORD shall 10. Neither is worshipped with men's send the rod of thy strength out of hands, as though he needed anything, Zion : rule thou in the midst of thine seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, enemies. Thy people shall be willand all things, Acts xvii. 25. Now ing in the day of thy power, in the unto the King eternal, immortal, in beauties of holiness from the womb visible, the only wise God, be honour of the morning: thou hast the dew of and glory for ever and ever. Amen, thy youth, cx. 1–3.

He shall 1 Tim. i. 17. Which in his times he judge among the heathen, he shall shall shew, who is the blessed and fill the places with the dead bodies ; only Potentate, the King of kings, he shall wound the heads over many and Lord of lords ; Who only hath countries, 6. For he must reign, till immortality, dwelling in the light he hath put all enemies under his which no man can approach unto; feet, 1 Cor. xv. 25. Which he wrought whom no man hath seen, nor can in Christ, when he raised him from see: to whom be honour and power the dead, and set him at his own right everlasting. Amen, vi. 15, 16. hand in the heavenly places, Far above

b In him was life; and the life was all principality, and power, and might, the light of men, John. i. 4. Jesus and dominion, and every name that saith unto him, I am the way, and is named, not only in this world, but the truth, and the life; no man com- also in that which is to come : And eth unto the Father, but by me, xiv. I hath put all things under his feet, and

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JOHN V. 27-32.

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gave him to be the head over all things vile body, that it may be fashioned to the Church, Eph. i. 20—22. Who like unto his glorious body, according is gone into heaven, and is on the to the working whereby he is able right hand of God; angels and autho- even to subdue all things unto himself, rities and powers being made subject Phil. iii. 20, 21. unto him, 1 Pet. iii. 22. See also on ver. 22.

VER. 29. bI saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came

Και εκπορεύσονται οι τα αγαθά ποιήwith the clouds of heaven, and came

σαντες, είς ανάστασιν ζωής· οι δε τα to the Ancient of days, and they paữna mgáỆartes, éis åvás tacu spisews. brought him near before him. And a And shall come forth ; b they that there was given him dominion and have done good, unto the resurrection of glory, and a kingdom, that all people, life ; cand they that have done evil, nations, and languages, should serve unto the resurrection of damnation. him: his dominion is an everlasting a See on Matt. xxii. ver. 30. clause 1. dominion, which shall not pass away,

b See on Matt. XXV. ver. 46. clause and his kingdom that which shall not c See on Matt. XXV. ver. 46. clause 1. be destroyed, Dan. vii. 13, 14, Who, being in the form of God, thought it

VER. 30. not robbery to be equal with God :

Ου δύναμαι εγώ ποιείν απ' έμαυτού But made himself of no reputation, ουδέν καθώς ακούω, κρίνω" και η κρίσις ή and took upon him the form of a ser- έμή δικαία εστίν» ότι ου ζητώ το θέλημα yant, and was made in the likeness of | το εμόν, αλλά το θέλημα του πέμψαντός men : And being found in fashion as

με πατρός. a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the I hear, I judge: and my judgment is

a I can of my own self do nothing: as death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given but the will of the Father C which hath

just; because bI seek not mine own will, him a name which is above. every name : That at the name of Jesus

a See on ver. 19. clause 1. every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things fell on his face, and prayed, saying,

b And he went a little farther, and under the earth ; And thut every O my Father, if it be possible, let tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God this cup pass from me: nevertheless the Father, Phil. ii. 6—11.

not as I will, but as thou wilt, Matt. xxvi. 39. For even Christ pleased

not himself; but, as it is written, The VER. 28.

reproaches of them that reproached Mà Savuélete roŰTOW STI čexetas ápa thee fell on me, Rom. xv. 3. See ku Távtis oi Év Tois parnucios anoúrovtat also on chap. iv. ver. 34. clause 1. της φωνής αυτού

c See on chap.viii. ver. 42. clause 3. Marvel not at this: a for the hour is

VER. 31. coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,

Εάν εγώ μαρτυρώ περί έμαυτού, η μαρa And this is the Father's will rugía pou o'n ērtiv åandns. which hath sent me, that of all which alf I bear witness of myself, my withe hath given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at a Jesus answered, If I honour my, the last day, John vi. 39. And I will self, my honour is nothing : it is my raise him up at the last day, 40. Father that honoureth me; of whom Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believ- viii. 54.,

ye say, that he is your God, John eth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live, xi. 25. For our con

VER. 32. versation is in heaven; from whence *Αλλος έστιν και μαρτυρών περί εμού, και

o also we look for the Saviour, the Lord | οίδα ότι αληθής έστιν και μαρτυρία ήν μαρJesus Christ: Who shall change our Tupei Tepi &uoũ.

sent me.

ness is not true.

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JOHN V. 32–36.

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a There is another that beareth witness a But I receive not testimony from of me: and I know that the witness which man : b but these things I say, that ye he witnesseth of me is true.

might be saved. a See on ver. 37. clause 1.

a I receive not honour from men,

ver. 41. VER. 33.

But these are written, that ye 'Tuals återránate após 'Iwárny, rai might believe that Jesus is the Christ, μεμαρτύρηκε τη αληθεία:

the Son of God; and that believing aYe sent unto John, and he bare wit- ye might have life through his name,

John xx. 31. ness unto the truth. a And this is the record of John,

VER. 35. when the Jews sent Priests and Le- Εκείνος ήν ο λύχνος ο καιόμενος και vites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who | φαίνων» υμείς δε ήθελήσατε αγαλλιασθήart thou? And he confessed, and de- vai mpos ás gav šv tớ pari aitoũ. nied not: but confessed, I am not a He was a burning and a shining the Christ, John i. 19, 20. John an- light: band ye were willing for a season swered them saying, I baptize with to rejoice in his light. water : but there standeth one among

a He was not that Light, but was you, whom ye know not; He it is, sent to bear witness of that Light, who coming after me is preferred be- John i. 8. Verily I say unto you, fore me, whose shoe's latchet I am Among them that are born of women not worthy to unloose, 26, 27. And there hath not risen a greater than they came unto John, and said unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee Luke vii. 28. And he shall

John the Baptist, Matt. xi. 11. and


before beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest him in the spirit and power of Elias, witness, behold, the same baptizeth, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the and all men come to him. John an- children, and the disobedient to the swered and said, A man can receive wisdom of the just; to make ready a nothing, except it be given him from people prepared for the Lord, Luke heaven. Ye yourselves bear me

i. 17. witness, that I said, I am not the

b Then went out to him Jerusalem, Christ, but that I am sent before him. and all Judæa, and all the region He that hath the bride is 'the bride- round about Jordan, And were bapgroom : but the friend of the bride- tized of him in Jordan, confessing groom, which standeth and heareth their sins, Matt. iii. 5, 6. him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice, This myjoy there

VER. 36. fore is fulfilled. He must increase, but I must decrease. He that cometh 'Ivávov rà vàpšppa à idworé

'Εγώ δε έχω την μαρτυρίαν μείζω του from above is above all ; he that is röp ive TERESOW avrà, aŭtà tà appa å

και πα

peos of the earth is earthly, and speaketh | εγώ ποιώ, μαρτυρεί περί εμού ότι ο πατήρ of the earth: he that cometh from

με απεσταλκε. heaven is above all. And what he hath seen and heard, that he testi

a But I have greater witness than that fieth; and no man receiveth his tes. of John: for the works which the timony. He that hath received his Father hath given me to finish, the same testimony hath set to his seal that works that I do, bear witness of me, God is true. For he whom God hath

c that the Father hath sent me. sent speaketh the words of God : for a If we receive the witness of men, God giveth not the Spirit by measure the witness of God is greater : for unto him. The Father loveth the Son, this is the witness of God which he and hath given all things into his hath testified of his Son, 1 John v. 9. hand, iji. 26–35.

b There was a man of the Pha

risees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of VER. 34.

the Jews : The same came to Jesus ’Egà de où napà åv@pásmov rahu kaptu- by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, ρίαν λαμβάνω, αλλά ταύτα λέγω ίνα υμείς | we know that thou art a teacher come σωθήτε.

from God : for no man can do these


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JOHN v. 36–39.

A. D. 31. miracles that thou doest, except God

same said unto me, Upon whom tho u be with him, John iii. 1, 2. The man shalt see the Spirit descending, and answered and said unto them, Why remaining on him, the same is he herein is a marvellous thing, that ye which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost. know not from whence he is, and yet And I saw, and bare ecord that this he hath opened mine eyes. If this is the Son of God, John i. 33, 34. man were not of God, he could do Labour not for the meat which perishnothing, ix. 30. 33. Jesus answered eth, but for that,meat which endureth them, I told you,

and ye believed not: unto everlasting life, which the Son the works that I do in my Father's of man shall give unto you: for him name, they bear witness of me, x. 25. hath God the Father sealed, vi. 27. It If I do not the works of my Father, is also written in your law, that the believe me not.

But if I do, though testimony of two men is true. I am ye believe not me, believe the works : one that bear witness of myself, and that ye may know, and believe, that the Father that sent me beareth witthe Father is in me, and I in him, ness of me, viii. 17, 18. See also on 37, 38. Believest thou not that I Matt. üi. ver. 17. am in the Father, and the Father 'in b And the LORD spake unto you out me? The words that I speak unto of the midst of the fire: ye heard the you I speak not of myself: but the voice of the words, but saw no similiFather, that dwelleth in me, he doeth tude; only ye heard a voice, Deut. the works. Believe me that I am in iv. 12. the Father, and the Father in me: or «See on chap. i. ver. 18. clause 1. else believe me for the very works' sake, xiv. 10, 11. If I had not done

VER. 38. among them the works which none Και τον λόγον αυτού ουκ έχετε μένοντα other man did, they had not had sin : εν υμίν ότι δεν απέστειλεν εκείνος, τούτω but now have they both seen and υμείς ου πιστεύετε. hated both me and my Father, xv. 24. And said unto him, Art thou he that

a And ye have not his word abiding should come, or do we look for ano

in you : b for whom he hath sent, him ye ther? Jesus answered and said unto

believe not.
them, Go and shew John again those a Do not think that I will accuse
things which

do hear and see:


to the Father : there is one that The blind receive their sight, and the accuseth you, even Moses, in whom lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, ye trust. For had ye believed Moses, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised ye would have believed me: for he up, and the poor have the Gospel wrote of me, ver. 45, 46. I know preached to them, Matt. xi. 3—5. Ye that ye are Abraham's seed; but ye men of Israel, hear these words; seek to kill me, because my

word Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved hath no place in you, viii. 37. He of God among you by miracles and that is of God heareth God's words : wonders and signs, which God did ye therefore hear them not, because by him in the midst of you, as ye ye are not of God, 47. yourselves also know, Acts ii. 22. bl am come in my Father's name, See on chap. viii. ver. 42. clause 3. and ye receive me not: if another shall

come in his own name, him ye will VER. 57.

receive, ver. 43. He was in the world, Και ο πέμψας με πατήρ, αυτός με- and the world was made by him, and

He came μαρτύρηκε περί εμού. ούτε φωνήν αυτού | the world knew him not. ακηκόατε πώποτε, ούτε είδος αυτού έωρά- | unto his own, and his own received

him not, i. 10, 11. a And the Father himself, which hath

VER. 39. sent me, hath borne witness of me. b Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, ivairais sasnyalário éxetv xal éxeīvai

'Ερευνάτε τας γραφάς, ότι υμείς δοκείτι Cnor seen his shape.

εισιν αι μαρτυρούσαι περί εμού. a And I knew him not : but he that sent me to baptize with water, the a Search the Scriptures; b for in them VOL. II.



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