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tarry until thou have weaned him; / joy of him. Thy father and thy mother only the LORD establish his word. So shall be glad, and she that bare thee the woman abode, and gave her son shall rejoice, Prov. xxiii. 24, 25. suck until she weaned him. And when

VER. 15. she had weaned him, she took him up with her, with three bullocks, and one

"Εσται γαρ μέγας ενώπιον του Κυρίου ephah of four, and a bottle of wine,

και οίνον και σίκερα ου μη πίη και Πνεύand brought him into the house of the | ματος αγίου πλησθήσεται έτι εκ κοιλίας LORD in Shiloh : and the child was

μητρος αυτού. young. And they slew a bullock, and

a For he shall be great in the sight of brought the child to Eli. And she said, the Lord, and shall drink neither uine Oh, my lord ! as thy soul liveth, my with the Holy Ghost, d even from his

nor strong drink; Cand he shall be filled lord, I am the woman that stood by thee

mother's womb. here, praying unto the LORD. For this child I prayed; and the LORD

a See on Matt. xi. ver. 9. and 11. hath given me my petition which I clause 1. asked of him: Therefore also I have b For John the Baptist came neither lent him to the LORD; as long as he eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye liveth he shall be lent to the Lord. say, He hath a devil, Luke vii. 33. and And he worshipped the Lord there, Matt. xi. 18. Speak unto the children of 1 Sam. i. 20—28. And he said, About Israel, and say unto them, When either this season, according to the time of man or woman shall separate themlife, thou shalt embrace a son.

And selves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to she said, Nay, my lord, thou man of separate themselves unto the LORD: God, do not lie unto thine hand. He shall separate himself from wine maid. And the woman conceived, and strong drink, and shall drink no and bare a son at that season that vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong Elisha had said unto her, according to drink, neither shall he drink any lithe time of life, 2 Kings iv. 16, 17. quor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, b And it came to pass, that on the

or dried. All the days of his separaeight day they came to circumcise the tion shall he eat nothing that is made child; and they called him Zacharias, of the vine tree, from the kernels even after the name of his father. And his to the husk, Numb. vi. 2-4. mother answered and said, Not so;

c And they were all filled with the but he shall be called John. And they Holy Ghost, and began to speak with said unto her, There is none of thy other tongues, as the Spirit gave them kindred that is called by this name.

ulterance, Acts ii. 4. For he was a And they made signs to his father, how good man, and full of the Holy Ghost he would hare him called. And he and of faith: and much people were asked for a writing-table, and wrote, added unto the Lord, xi. 24. And be saying, His name is John. And they not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; marvelled all. And his mouth was

but be filled with the Spirit, Eph. v. 18 opened immediately, and his tongue

d Before thou camest forth out of the loosed, and he spake, and praised God, womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained 59–64.

thee a prophet unto the nations, Jer. VER. 14.

i. 5.

VER. 16. Και έσται χαρά σοι και αγαλλίασις, και πολλοί επί τη γεννήσει αυτού χαρή- Και πολλούς των υιών Ισραήλ έσι

στρέψει επί Κύριον τον Θεόν αυτών. a And thou shalt have joy and glad- a And many of the children of Israel ness; and many shall rejoice at his shall he turn to the Lord their God.

a And thou, child, shalt be called a And her neighbours and her cou- The prophet of the highest : For thou sins heard how the Lord had shewed shalt go before the face of the Lord to great mercy upon her;

and they rejoic- prepare his ways, ver. 76. In those days ed with her, ver. 58. The father of the came John the Baptist, preaching in righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he the wilderness of Judæa, And sąying, that begetteth a wise child shall have Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven

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is at hand. For this is he that was ing unto him, and saith, Behold the
spoken of by the prophet Esaias, say Lamb of God, which taketh away the
ing, The voice of one crying in the sin of the world ! This is he of whom
wilderness, Prepare ye the way of I said, After me cometh a man which
the Lord, make his paths straight. is preferred before me : for he was be-
And the same John had his 'raiment fore me, 22-50.
of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle b See on Matt. iii. ver. 3.
about his loins; and his meat was lo-

c Then said he to the multitude that custs and wild honey. Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judæa, and

came forth to be baptized of him, O all the region round about Jordan. generation of vipers ! who hath warna And were baptized of him in Jordan, ed you to flee from the wrath to come? confessing their sins, Matt. iii. 1-6. Bring forth, therefore, fruits worthy of For John came unto you in the way of repentance; and begin not to say withrighteousness, and ye believed him in yourselves, We have Abraham to not: but the Publicans and the har.

our father: for I say unto you, That lots believed him: and ye, when ye children unto Abraham. And now also

God is able of these stones to raise up had seen it, repented not afterward, the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: that ye might believe him, xxi. 32.

every tree, therefore, which bringeth VER, 17.

not forth good fruit, is hewn down, and Και αυτός προελεύσεται ενώπιον αυτού έν | cast into the fre. And the people askπνεύματα και δυνάμει 'Ηλίου, επιστρέψαι | edhim, saying, What shall we do then? ragdías na tépor ini réuya, sai seesteis He answered and saith unto them, He έν φρονήσει δικαίων, ετοιμάσαι Κυρίω λαών that hath two coats, let him impart to κατεσκευασμένον.

him that hath none; and he that hath

meat, let him do likewise. Then came a And he shall go before him b in the also Publicans to be baptized, and spirit and power of Elias, cto turn said unto him, Master, what shall we the hearts of the fathers to the children, do? And he said unto them, Exact d and the disobedient * to the wisdom of no more than that which is appointed the just ; eto make ready u people pre- you. And the soldiers likewise depared for the Lord.

manded of him, saying, And what shall

we do? And he said unto them, Do a John bare witness of him, and cried, violence to no man, neither accuse any saying, This was he of whom I spake, falsely; and be content with your He that cometh after me is preferred wages, iii, 7--14. Behold, I will send before me: for he was before me, you Elijah the prophet before the John i. 15. Then said they unto him, coming of the great and dreadful day Who art thou? that we may give an of the LORD: And he shall turn the answer to them that sent us. What heart of the fathers to the children, sayest thou of thyself? He said, I am and the heart of the children to their the voice of one crying in the wilder fathers, lest I come and smite the earth ness, Make straight the way of the with a curse, Mah. iv. 5, 6. Lord, as said the prophet Esaias. And d They also that erred in spirit shall they which were sent, were of the come to understanding, and they that Pharisees. And they asked him, and murmured shall learn doctrine, Isa. said unto him, Why baptizest thou xxix. 24. He answered and said, I will then, if thou be not that Christ, nor not: but afterward he repented, and Elias, neither that prophet? John went, Matt. xxi. 29. Know ye not that answered them, saying, I baptize the unrighteous shall not inberit the with water : but there standeth one kingdom of God ? Be not deceived: among you, whom ye know not; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor He it is, who coming after me, is pre- adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers ferred before me, whose shoe's latchet of themselves with mankind, Nor I am not worthy to unloose. These thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, things were done in Bethabara, beyond nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inJordan, where John was baptizing. herit the kingdom of God. And such The next day John seeth Jesus com- were some of you : but ye are washed,

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LUKE I. 17-25.

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but ye are justified in the name of the beloved: therefore understand the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our matter, and consider the vision, ix. God, 1 Cor. vi. 9-11.'

21-23. e And Samuel spake unto all the

VER. 20. house of Israel, saying, If ye do return Και ιδού, έση σιωπών, και μη δυνάμενος unto the LORD with all your hearts, λαλήσαι, έχει ής ημέρας γένηται ταύτα then put away the strange gods and | ανθ' ών ουκ έσίστευσας τους λόγοις μου, Ashtaroth from among you, and pre-| οίτινες πληρωθήσονται εις τον καιρών αυτών. pare your hearts unto the LORD, and

And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, and serve him only, 1 Sam. vii. 3. And Hezekiah rejoiced, and all the people, not able to speak, until the day that these that God had prepared the people things shall be performed, because thou for the thing was done suddenly, 2 believest not my words, which shall be Chron. xxix. 36. The preparations of fulfilled in their season. the heart in man, and the answer of

VER. 21. the tongue, is from the LORD, Prov. Και ήν ο λαός προσδοκών τον Ζαχαρίας: χι. 1. And thathe might make known και εθαύμαζον εν τω χρονίζειν αυτόν εν τω the riches of his glory on the vessels vecā. of mercy, which he had afore pre- a And the people waited for Zacharias, pared unto glory, Rom. ix. 23.

and marvelled that he tarried so long in VER. 18.

the temple. Και είπε Ζαχαρίας προς τον άγγελον: a And the whole multitude of the peoΚατά τη γνώσομαι τούτο και εγώ γάς είμι | ple were praying without at the time trzec Bútns, xai i guví pou Apoßißrinvia ev of incense, ver. 10. ταϊς ημέραις αυτής.

VER. 22. And Zacharias said unto the angel, 'Εξελθών δε ουκ ήδύνατο λαλήσαι αυτούς Whereby shalt I know this? for I am an

και επέγνωσαν ότι οπτασίαν εώ, εν τω old man, and my wife well stricken in vaimo sal aútès ho diavrúar aŭtors, sal diéyears. VER. 19.

μενε κωφός.

And when he came out, he could not Και αποκριθείς ο άγγελος, είπεν αυτώ | speak unto them: and they perceived Εγώ είμι Γαβριήλ ο παρεστηκώς ενώπιον | that he Mad seen a vision in the temple: TV soll. xai aatoráānu daañoui Togós for he beckoned unto them, and remainσε, και ευαγγελίσασθαί σοι ταύτα.

ed speechless. And the angel answering said unto

VER. 23. him, a I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak rñs restoupías avroī, ánñadev tis vòn

Και εγένετο ως επλήσθησαν αι ημέραι unto thee, and to shew thee these, glad

οίκον αυτού. tidings.

And it came to pass, that, as soon as 2 And in the sixth month the angel the days of his ministration were accomGabriel was sent from God unto a city plished, he departed to his own house. of Galilee, named Nazareth, ver. 26. And I heard a man's voice between the

VER. 24. banks of Ulai, which called, and said, Μετά δε ταύτας τας ημέρας συνέλαβεν Gabriel, make this man to understand | 'Encaßet i gorn avtoữ. xai wepíexpucev the vision, Dav. viii. 16. Yea, wbiles tautiny uñvas Térte, Néyovoa. I'was speaking in prayer, even the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision

And after those days his wife Elisabeth at the beginning, being caused to fly conceived, and hid herself five months, swiftly, touched me about the time of saying,

VER. 25. the evening oblation. And he informed me, and talked with me, and said, “οτι ούτω μοι πεποίηκεν ο Κύριος εν Ο Daniel, I am now come forth to ημέραις αις εσείδεν αφελεϊν το όνειδός μου give thee skill and understanding. At èv ávézásaots. the beginning of thy supplications the Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in commandment came forth, and I am the days wherein he looked on me;a to take come to show thee; for thou art greatly I away my reproach among meno

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a And she conceived, and bare a son; a And, behold, thou shalt conceive in
and said, God hath taken away my thy womb, and bring forth a son, and
reproach, Gen. xxx. 23. And her ad- shalt call his name JESUS.
versary also provoked her sore, for to a See on Matt. i. ver. 21.
make her fret, because the LORD had
up her womb, 1 Sam. i. 6.

VER. 32.
VER. 26.

Ούτος έσται μέγας, και υιός υψίστου
'Εν δε τω μηνί τω έκτω απεστάλη ο κληθήσεται» και δώσει αυτώ Κύριος ο Θεός
άγγελος Γαβριήλ υπό του Θεού εις ασόλιν τον θρόνον Δαβίδ του πατρός αυτού.
της Γαλιλαίας, και όνομα Ναζαρέτ,

a He shall be great, and shall bbe callAnd in the sixth month the angel Ga- ed the Sonof the Highest : and the Lord briel was sent from God unto a city of God d shall give unto him the throne of Galilee, named Nazareth,

his father David :

a For he shall be great in the sight VER. 27.

of the Lord, and shall drink neither Tipos wagtévor megeinotivuévny åvôpi aur wine nor strong drink; and he shall όνομα Ιωσήφ, εξ οίκου Δαβίδ και το όνομα | be filled with the Holy Ghost, even της παρθένου, Μαριάμ.

from his mother's womb, ver. 15. John

answered, saying unto them all, I ina To a virgin espoused to a man whose deed baptize you with water ; but one name was Joseph, of the house of David; mightier than I cometh, the latchet of and the virgin's name was Mary. whose shoes I am not worthy to un

[Now the birth of Jesus Christ was loose : he shall baptize you with the on this wise : when as his mother Mary Holy Ghost and with fire, iii. 16. I was espoused to Joseph, before they indeed baptize you with water unto came together, she was found with repentance : but he that cometh after child of the Holy Ghost, Matt. i. 18.] me is mightier than I, whose shoes I a See on Matt. i. ver. 18. clause 1. am not worthy to bear: he shall bap

tize you with the Holy Ghost, and with VER. 28.

fire, Matt. iii. 11. The queen of the Και εισελθών ο άγγελος προς αυτήν, south shall rise up in the judgment Elne• Xałçe, nezapitapuém é Kúpos Metá with this generation, and shall conσου ευλογημένη συ έν γυναιξίν.

demn it: for she came from the utterAnd the angel came in unto her, and most parts of the earth to hear the said, Hail, thou that art* highly favour- wisdom of Solomon ; and, behold, a ed, the Lord is with thee: blessed art greater than Solomon is here, xii. 42. thou among women.

And Jesus came and spake unto them,
saying, All



given unto me in * Or, graciously accepted, or, much heaven and in earth, xxviii. 18. Wheregraced. See ver. 30.

fore God also hath highly exalted him, VER. 29.

and given him a name which is above 'H dé idoioa dietapáxón éwi w góvos sus every knee should bow, of things

every name : That at the name of Jeautoữ• rai dienoyileto TOTATIÒS sin in heaven, and things in earth, and άσπασμός ούτος.

things under the earth; And that every And when she saw him, she was trou; tongue should

confess that Jesus Christ bled at his saying, and cast in her mind is Lord, to the glory of God the Father, what manner of salutation this should be. Phil. ii. 9, 11. VER. 30.

b See on Matt. v. ver. 9. clause 2

c See on Matt. xiv. ver. 33. clause
Kai sing é ãygenos avtñ. Mà poßom, 2. and vii. ver. 21. clause 4.
Μαριάμ' εύρες γάς χάριν σαρά τω Θεώ.

See on Matt. i. ver. 1. clause 2.
And the angel said unto her, Fear not,
Mary: for thou hast found favour with

VER. 33.

Και βασιλεύσει επί τον οίκον Ιακώβ εις
VER. 31. 1

τους αιώνας, και της βασιλείας αυτού ουκ
Και ιδού, συλλήψη εν γαστρί, και τέξη έσται τέλος.
υιόν, και καλέσεις το όνομα αυτού ΙΗΣΟΥΝ. a And he shall reign over the house of

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A. M. 3999. Jacob for ever ; and of his kingdom there tempted like as we ure, yet without shall be no end.

sin, Heb. iv. 15. For such an High a And in the days of these kings Priest became us, who is holy, harmshall the God of heaven set up a king less, undefiled, separate from sinners, dom, which shall never be destroyed : and made higher than the heavens,

vii. 26. and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in

c See on Matt. xiv, ver. S3. clause 2. pieces and consume all these kingdoms,

VER. 36. and it shall stand for ever, Dan. ii. 44. I saw in the night visions, and, behold,

Και ιδού, Ελισάβετ ή συγγενής σου, και one like the Son of man came with the | αυτή συνειληφυΐα υιον εν γήρα αυτής και clouds of heaven, and came to the oύτoς μην έκτος εστίν αυτή τη καλουμένη Ancient of days, and they brought him

στείρα. near before him. And there was given And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she him dominion, and glory, and a king-hath also conceived a son in her old dom, that all people, and nations, and and this is the sixth month with her, who languages, should serve him : his do- was called barren. minion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his

VER. 37. kingdom that which shall not be de. “Οτι ουκ αδυνατήσει παρά τω Θεώ πάν stroyed, vii. 13, 14. And the LORD pñua. shall reign over them in Mount Zion a For with God nothing shall be imfrom henceforth, even for ever, Mic. possible. iv. 7. But unto the Son he saith, Thy

a See on Matt. xix. ver. 26. throne, O God, is for ever and ever, Heb. i. 8. And the seventh angel

VER. 38. sounded : and there were great voices

Είπε δε Μαριάμ: Ιδού η δούλη Κυρίου in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of yévostó jos narà rò põpeb sov. Kai átñathis world are become the kingdoms of | θεν απ' αυτής ο άγγελος. our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever, Rev. xi.

And Mary said, Behold the handmaid 15.

of the Lord; be it unto me according to VER. 34.

thy word. And the angel departed from

her. Είπε δε Μαριάμ προς τον άγγελον: Πώς

VER. 39. έσται τούτο, έπει άνδρα ου γινώσκω ;

'Αναστάσα δε Μαριάμ εν ταίς ημέραις Then said Mary unto the angel, How

ταύταις, επορεύθη εις την ορεινήν μετά shall this be, seeing I know not a man? σπουδής, εις πόλιν Ιούδα. VER. 35.

And Mary arose in those days, and Και αποκριθείς ο άγγελος, είπεν αυτή went into the hill country with haste, Πνεύμα άγιον επελεύσεται επί σε, και δύ- | into a city of Juda ; ναμις υψίστου επισκιάσει σοι· διό και το

VER. 40. γεννώμενον άγιον κληθήσεται υιός Θεού. And the angel answered and said unto

Και εισήλθεν εις τον οίκον Ζαχαρίου, και her, a The Holy Ghost shall come upon

ήσπάσατο της Ελισάβετ. thee, and the power of the Highest shall And entered into the house of Zachaovershadow thee: therefore also b that rias, and saluted Elisabeth. holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called c The Son of God.

VER. 41. Joseph, thou son of David, fear Και εγένετο ως ήκουσεν η Ελισάβετ τον not to take unto thee Mary thy wife : ασπασμόν της Μαρίας, έσκίρτησε το βρέfor that which is conceived in her is | φος εν τη κοιλία αυτής και επλήσθη Πνεύof the Holy Ghost, Matt. i. 20.

ματος αγίου η Ελισάβετ b How can he be clean that is born And it came to pass, that, when Elisaof a woman? Job xxv. 4. For we beth heard the salutation of Mary, the have not an High Priest, which can

babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth not be touched with the feeling of our

a was filled with the Holy Ghost : infirmities; but was in all points a See on ver. 15. clause 3.



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