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is justified of her children, Matt. xi. And she coming in that instant gave
19. The kings of the earth stood up, thanks likewise unto the Lord, and spake
and the rulers were gathered together, of him to all them a that looked for re-
against the Lord, and against his demption in * Jerusalem.
Christ. For of a truth, against thy

* Or, Israel.
holy child Jesus, whom thou hast
anointed, both Herod and Pontius

a See on ver. 25. clause 2.
Pilate, with the Gentiles and the

VER. 39.
people of Israel, were gathered to-
gether, Acts iv. 26, 27. See also on

Και ως ετέλεσαν άπαντα τα κατά τον
Matt. xxvii. 39. and 41. clause 1.

νόμον Κυρίου, υπέστρεψαν εις την Γαλι

λαίαν, εις την πόλιν αυτών Ναζαρέτ.
VER. 35.
Και σου δε αυτης την ψυχήν διελεύ- things according to the law of the Lord,

And a when they had performed all
σεται ρομφαία όπως αν αποκαλυφθώσιν b they returned into Galilee, to their
εκ πολλών καρδιών διαλογισμοί.

own city Nuzareth.
(Yea, a a sword shall pierce through a What thing soever I command
thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of you, observe to do it: thou shalt not
many hearts may be revealed.

add thereto, nor diminish from it,
a As with a sword in thy bones, mine Deut. xii. 32. And Jesus answering
enemies reproach me; while they said unto him, Suffer it to be so now:
say daily unto me, Where is thy God? for thus it becometh us to fulfil all
Psal. xlii. 10.

righteousness. Then he suffered him, VER. 36.

Matt. iii. 15.

b But when he heard that ArcheKai Hy"ava trgopñtos, Buyátmp Davovna, laus did reign in Judæa in the room of εκ φυλής 'Ασής" αύτη προβεβηκυία εν ημέ- his father Herod, he was afraid to go pass Tondañs, Shoaca črn metà ảodpòs thither: notwithstanding, being warnεπτά άσο της παρθενίας αυτής.

ed of God in a dream, he turned aside And there was one Anna, aa pro- into the parts of Galilee: And he phetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of came and dwelt in a city called Nathe tribe of Aser : she was of a great age, zareth: that it might be fulfilled which and had lived with an husband seven

was spoken by the prophets, He shall years from her virginity;

be called a Nazarene, Matt. ii. 22, 23. a And it shall come to pass

ward, that I will pour out my Spirit

VER. 40.
upon all flesh; and your sons and Το δε παιδίον ήυξανε, και εκραταιούτο
Your daughters shall prophesy, Joel πνεύματι, πληρούμενον σοφίας και χάρις
ii. 28. and Acts ii. 16, 17.

Θεού ήν επ' αυτό.
VER. 37.

And the child grew, and waxed strong
Kai aütn xupa 's étāv óg donuorta teo- in spirit, a filled with wisdom : and bthe
σάρων, και ουκ αφίστατο από του ιερού, νη- grace of God was upon him.
στείαις και δεήσεσι λατρεύουσα νύκτα και a And the Spirit of the LORD shall

rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom
And a she was a widow of about four- and understanding, the spirit of coun-
score and four years, which departed sel and might, the spirit of knowledge,
not from the temple, but served God and of the fear of the LORD, Isa.
with fastings and prayers night and day. xi. 2. That their bearts might be
Now she that is a widow indeed, and unto all riches of the full as-

comforted, being knit together in love,
and desolate, trusteth in God, and
continueth in supplications and pray- knowledgment of the mystery of God,

surance of understanding, to the ac-
ers night and day, 1 Tim. v. 5.

and of the Father, and of Christ ; VER. 38.

In whom are hid all the treasures of Kai aürn, avrñ, tñ patriotãoa, år@w wisdom and knowledge, Col. ii. 2, 3. μολογείτο τω Κυρίω, και ελάλει περί αυτού b Thou art fairer than the children Trão i tots #poodexonévoic aúrgwoiv ev 'le- of men; grace is poured into thy ρουσαλήμ.

lips : therefore God hath blessed VOL. II.




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LUKE II. 40, 41.

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thee for ever, Psal. xlv. 2. And the rejoice before the LORD thy God in
Word was made flesh, and dwelt all that thou puttest thine hands
among us, (and we beheld his glory, unto, 18. And this man went up out
the glory as of the only begotten of of his city yearly worship, and to
the Father,) full of grace and truth, sacrifice unto the LORD of hosts in
Johni. 14.

Shiloh, 1 Sam. i. 3. And the man
VER. 41.

Elkanah, and all his house, went up
Και επορεύοντο οι γονείς αυτού κατ' έτος

to offer unto the Lord the yearly sa

crifice, and his vow, 21. εις Ιερουσαλήμ τη εορτή του πάσχα.

b Speak ye unto all the congregation Now his parents a went to Jerusalem of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of every year at b the feast of the Passover.

this month they shall take to them a Three times thou shalt keep a feast every man a lamb, according to the unto me in the year. Thou shalt keep house of their fathers, a lamb for an the feast of unleavened bread: (thou house: And if the household be too shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, little for the lamb, let him and his as I commanded thee, in the time ap- neighbour next unto his house take it, pointed of the month Abib; for in it according to the number of the souls : thou camest out from Egypt; and every man, according to his eating, none shall appear before me empty :) shall make your count for the lamb. And the feast of harvest, the first | Your lamb shall be without blemish, fruits of thy labours, which thou hast a male of the first year; ye shall sown in the field : and the feast of in- take it out from the sheep or from the gathering, which is in the end of the goats : And ye shall keep it up until year, when thou hast gathered in thy the fourteenth day of the same month : labours out of the field. Three times and the whole assembly of the conin the year all thy males shall appear gregation of Israel shall kill it in the before the LORD God, Exod. xxiii. evening. And they shall take of the 14–17. But unto the place which blood, and strike it on the two sidethe LORD your God shall choose out posts and on the upper door-post of of all your tribes to put his name the houses wherein they shall eat it. there, even unto his habitation shall And they shall eat the flesh in that ye seek, and thither thou shalt come: night, roast with fire, and unleavened And thither

ye shall bring your burt- bread; and with bitter herbs they offerings, and your sacrifices, and shall eat it. Eat not of it raw, nor your tithes, and heave-offerings of sodden at all with water, but roast your hand, and your vows, and your with fire; his head with his legs, and free-will-offerings, and the firstlings of with the purtenance thereof. And ye your herds and of your flocks : And shall let nothing of it remain until the there ye shall eat before the LORD morning; and that which remaineth your God, and ye shall rejoice in all of it until the morning ye shall burn that ye put your hand unto, ye and your with fire. And thus shall ye eat it; households, wherein the Lord thy God with your loins girded, your shoes on hath blessed thee, Deut. xii. 5—7. your feet, and your staff in your hand: Then there shall be a place which the and ye shall eat it in haste; it is the

God shall choose, to Lord's passover. For I will pass cause his name to dwell there ; thi. through the land of Egypt this night, ther shallye bring all that I command and will smite all the first-born in the you; your burnt-offerings and your land of Egypt, both man and beast; sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave- and against all the gods of Egypt I offering of your hand, and all your will execute judgment: I am the choice vows which ye vow unto the LORD. And the blood shall be to you Loró, 11. But thou must eat them for a token upon the houses where ye before the LORD thy God, in the are: and when I see the blood, I will place which the LORD thy God shall pass over you, and the plague shall choose, thou, and thy son, and thy not be upon you to destroy you, when daughter, and thy man-servant, and I smite the land of Egypt. And this thy maid-servant, and the Levite that day shall be unto you for a memorial ; is within thy gates : and thou shalt and ye shall keep it a feast to the

LORD your


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LUKE II. 41-49.

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LORD throughout your generations ; ήλθον ημέρας οδον, και ανεζήτουν αυτόν εν ye shall keep it a feast by an ordi- τοϊς συγγενέσι και εν τούς γνωστούς. nance for ever. Seven days shall ye But they, supposing him to have been eat unleavened bread; even the first in the company, went a day's journey; day ye shall put away leaven out of and they sought him among their kinsfolk your houses : for whosoever eateth and acquaintance. leavened bread from the first day until

VER. 45. the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel. And in the first day

Και μη ευρόντες αυτόν, υπέστρεψαν εις there shall be an holy convocation, and 'legouse ampe, SnTOūvTES aútóv. in the seventh day there shall be an

And when they found him not, they holy convocation to you; no manner of turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking work shall be done in them,

save that

him. which every man must eat, that only

VER. 46. may be done of you. And ye shall ob- Και εγένετο, μεθ' ημέρας τρείς εύρον αυserve the feast ofunleavened bread; for | τον εν τώ ιερώ καθεζόμενον εν μέσω των in this self-same day have I brought | διδασκάλων, και ακούοντα αυτών, και επεyour armies out of the land of Egypt: SWTõuta avtoús. therefore shall ye observe this day in And it came to pass, that after three your generations by an ordinance for days they found him in the temple, sitever. In the first month, on the four- ting in the midst of the doctors, both teenth day of the month at even, ye hearing them, and asking them questions. shall eat unleavened bread, until the

VER. 47. one and twentieth day of the month at even.

'Εξίσταντο δε πάντες οι ακούοντες αυSeven days shall there be Πo leaven found in your houses for του, επί τη συνέσει και ταϊς αποκρίσεσιν

αυτού. whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off

And a all that heard him were astonishfrom the congregation of Israel, whe- ed at his understanding and answers. ther he be a stranger, or born in the

a See on Matt. vii. ver. 28. land. Ye shall eat nothing leavened ;

VER. 48. in all your

habitations shall ye eat Και ιδόντες αυτόν, εξεπλάγησαν και unleavened bread, Exod. xii. 3- 20. προς αυτόν και μήτηρ αυτού είπε: Τέκνον, And the Jews' Passover was at hand, τι εποίησας ημίν ούτως και ιδού, ο πατής σου and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, John | καγώ οδυνώμενοι έζητουμέν σε. ij. 13. And the Jews' Passover was nigh at hand : and many went out of | amazed: and his mother said unto him,

And when they saw him, they were the country up to Jerusalem before the Son, why hast thou thụs dealt with us? Passover, to purify themselves, xi. 55. behold, thy father and I have sought VER. 42,

thee sorrowing. Και ότε έγένετο ετών δώδεκα, αναβάντων

VER. 49. αυτών εις Ιεροσόλυμα, κατά το έθος της Και είπε προς αυτούς· Τί ότι έζητείτε εορτής:

με ; ουκ ήδειτε ότι έν τούς του πατρός μου And when he was twelve years old, dei elvai je ; they went up to Jerusalem after the cus- And he said unto them, How is it that tom of the feast.

ye sought me ? wist ye not that I must VER. 43.

be about a my Father's b business?

a See on Matt. vii. ver. 21. clause 4. Και τελειωσάντων τας ημέρας, εν τω

b Then said I, Lo, I come: in the voυποστρέφειν αυτούς, υπέμεινεν Ιησούς και Tariç ev 'Tepovoadípeo nai oix žyw 'Iwono lume of the book it is written of me; και η μήτηρ αυτού.

I delight to do thy will, O my God: And when they had fulfilled the days, yea, thy law is within my heart. I

have preached righteousness in the as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and great congregation : 1o, I have not his mother knew not of it.

refrained my lips, O LORD, thou

knowest, Psal. xl. 7-9. And said VER. 44.

unto them that sold doves, Take these Νομίσαντες δε αυτόν εν τη συνοδία είναι, things hence; make not my Father's

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LUKE II. 49–52.-II. 1.

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house an house of merchandise. And τίου Πιλάτου της Ιουδαίας, και τετραρhis disciples remembered that it was χούντος της Γαλιλαίας Ηρώδου, Φιλίππου written, The Zeal of thine house hath δε του αδελφού αυτού τετραρχούντος της eaten me up, John ii. 16, 17. Jesus | ’Itougasas xad Tpaxovétodos xugas, xai saith unto them, My meat is to do the Λυσανίου της 'Αβιληνης τετραρχούντος, will of him that sent me, and to finish his work, iv. 34. For I came down

Now in the fifteenth year of the reign from heaven, not to do mine own will, of. T'iberius Cæsar, a Pontius Pilate but the will of him that sent me; being tetrarch of Galilee, and his bro

being governor of Judæa, and b Herod vi. 38. To this end was I born, and ther® Philip tetrarch of Ituræa and of for this cause came I into the world, the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias that I should bear witness unto the

thetetrarch of Abilene, truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice, xviii. 37.

a And the whole multitude of them VER. 50.

arose, and led him unto Pilate. And Kai aitoi ou ouvõuav to pñpece è imádne they began to accuse him, saying, We σεν αυτοίς.

found this fellow perverting the naAnd they understocd not the suying to Cæsar, saying that he himself is

tion, and forbidding to give tribute which he spake unto them.

Christ a King. And Pilate asked VER. 51.

him, saying, Art thou the King of the Kai vatten pet' aitwv, xai ba@ev els Jews ? and he answered him, and Nagapét. xai tv inoTAS CÓMevos autoss. said, Thou sayest it. Then said Pi. Και η μήτηρ αυτού διετήρει πάντα τα ρή- | late to the Chief Priests and to the ματα ταύτα εν τη καρδία αυτής. people, I find no fault in this man,

And he went down with them, und Luke xxiii. 1—4. And Pilate, when came to Nazareth, and wus a subject unto he had called together the Chief them: but his mother kept all these say- Said unto them, Ye have brought this

Priests and the rulers and the people, ngs in her heart. a Children, obey your parents in

man unto me as one that perverteth the Lord : for this is right. Honour the people; and, behold, I, having thy father and mother, (which is examined him before you, have found the first commandment with promise,)

no fault in this man, touching those Eph. vi. 1, 2.

things whereof ye accuse him : No,

nor yet Herod. for I sent you to VER. 52.

him: and, lo, nothing worthy of Kal 'Ingoūs nepOÉXOTITE Copia, xai i arxia, death is done unto him. I will thereκαι χάριτι παρά Θεώ και ανθρώποις. fore chastise him, and release him.

And Jesus increased a in wisdom und (For of necessity he must release one stature, and bin favour with God und unto them at the feast.) And they

cried out all at once, saying, Away

with this man, and release unto us a See on ver. 40. clause 1.

Barabbas : (Who for a certain seb Let not mercy and truth forsake dition made in the city, and for murthee; bind them about thy neck; der, was cast into prison.) Pilate write them upon the table of thine therefore, willing to release Jesus, heart: So shalt thou find favour and spake again to them. But they cried, good understanding in the sight of saying, crucify him, crucify him. And God and man, Prov. iii. 3, 4. For he said unto them the third time, the kingdom of God is not meat and Why, what evil hath he done? I have but righteousness, and peace,

found no cause of death in him : I and joy in the Holy Ghost. For he will therefore chastise him, and let that in these things serveth Christ, him go. And they were instant with is acceptable to God and approved of loud voices, requiring that he might men, Rom. iv. 17, 18.

be crucified. And the voices of them

and of the Chief Priests prevailed. CHAP. III.-VER. 1. And Pilate gave sentence that it Ev ēter dè neytexasdExáta rñs nyepeo- should be as they required, 13—24. νίας Τιβερίου Καίσαρος, ηγεμονεύοντος Πον- b But Herod 'the tetrarch, being


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LUKE Jl. 1-5.

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reproved by him for Herodias his brother Philip's wife, ver. 19. When

VER. 4. Pilate heard of Galilee, he asked “Ως γέγραπται εν βίβλω λόγων 'Ησαΐου whether the man were a Galilean. 1 του προφήτου, λέγοντος· Φωνή βοώντος εν And as soon as he knew that he be- τη ερήμω: Ετοιμάσατε την οδών Κυρίου, longed unto Herod's jurisdiction, he ideias THOSETTE Tas tpi@ous aútoũ. sent him to Herod, who himself also

a As it is written in the book of the was at Jerusalem at that time, xxiii. words of Esaias the prophet, saying, 6, 7.

The voice of one crying in the wilderVER. 2.

ness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, PET"AP Xsepéar "Avva xai Karáda, łyé- make his paths straight. γετο ρήμα Θεού επί Ιωάννην τον του Ζαχα

(For this is he that was spoken of ρίου υιον, εν τη ερήμω.

by the prophet Esaias, saying, The a Annas and Caiaphas being the High voice of one crying in the wilderness, Priests, a the word of God came unto Prepare ye the way of the Lord, John the son of Zacharius in the wil- make his paths straight, Matt. iii, 3. derness.

As it is written in the prophets, Be* And one of them, named Caiaphas, hold, I send my messenger before being the High Priest that same year, thy face, which shall prepare thy way said unto them, Ye know nothing at

before thee. The voice of one cryall, John xi. 49. And he led him ing in the wilderness, Prepare ye the away to Annas first ; for he was way of the Lord, make his paths father-in-law to Caiaphas, which was straight, Mark i. 2, 3.] the High Priest that same year, xviii.

a See on Matt. iii. ver. 3. 13. And Annas the High Priest, and

VER. 5. Caiapbas, and John, and Alexander, and as many as were of the kindred | όρος και βουνός ταπεινωθήσεται» και έσται

Πάσα φάραγξ πληρωθήσεται, και πάν of the High Priest, were gathered to

τα σκολια εις ευθείαν, και αι τραχείαι εις gether at Jerusalem, Acts iv. 6.

οδούς λείας: b And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom :

Every valley shall be filled, and and the grace of God was upon him, every mountain and hill shall be brought Luke i. 80. The voice of him that low; and the b crooked shall be made crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye straight, and the rough ways shall be the way

of the Lord, make straight inade smooth; in the desert a high-way for our God, a The lofty looks of man shall be Isa. xl. 3.

humbled, and the haughtiness of men VER. 3.

shall be bowed down ; and the LORD Και ήλθεν εις πάσαν την περίχωρον του | alone shall be exalted in that day. Ιορδάνου, κηρύσσων βάπτισμα μετανοίας | For the day of the LoRD of hosts shall εις άφεσιν αμαρτιών:

be upon every one that is proud and a And he came into all the country lofty, and upon every one that is lifted about Jordan, preaching the baptism of up, and he shall be brought low. And repentance for the remission of sins; upon all the cedars of Lebanon, that

[In those days came John the Bap- are high and lifted up, and upon all tist, preaching in the wilderness of the oaks of Bashan. And upon all Judæa, And saying, Repent ye: for the high mountains, and upon all the the kingdom of heaven is at hand, hills that are lifted up, And upon Matt. iii. 1,2. John did baptize in every high tower, and upon every the wilderness, and preach the bap- fenced wall, And upon all the ships tism of repentance for the remission of Tarshish, and upon all pleasant of sins, Mark i. 4. There was a man pictures. And the loftiness of man sent from God, whose name was John. shall be bowed down, and the haughtiThe same came for a witness, to bear ness of men shall be made low; and witness of the Light, that all men

the LORD alone shall be exalted in through him might believe, John i. that day, Isa. ii. 11-17. 6,7.)

b And I will bring the blind by a a See on Matt. iii. ver. 1-6. way that they knew not; I will lead


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