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MATT. XII. 18, 19.

A. D. 31. spoken to you : but seeing ye put it given unto me by the effectual workfrom you, and judge yourselves un- ing of his power. Unto me, who am worthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn less than the least of all saints, is this to the Gentiles. For so hath the Lord grace given, that I should preach commanded us, saying, I have set among the Gentiles the unsearchable thee to be a light of the Gentiles, that riches of Christ, iii. 5—8. thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth. And when the

VER. 19. Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord :

Ουκ έρίσει, ουδέ κραυγάσει, ουδε ακούσει and as many as were ordained to τις εν ταις πλατείαις την φωνήν αυτού. eternal life believed, xiii. 46-48. He a shall not strive, nor cry; neither Confirming the souls of the disciples, shull any man hear his voice in the and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of a Take my yoke upon you, and learn God, xiv. 22. Delivering thee from of me; for I am meek and lowly in the people, and from the Gentiles, heart : and ye shall find rest unto unto whom now I send thee, T'o open your souls, Matt. xi. 29. Rejoice their eyes, and to turn them from greatly, 0 daughter of Zion; shout, darkness to light, and from the power o daughter of Jerusalem : behold, thy of Satan unto God, that they may King cometh unto thee : he is just, and receive forgiveness of sins, and inhe. having salvation ; lowly, and riding ritance among them which are sanc- upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal tified by faith that is in me, xxvi. 17, of an ass, Zech. ix. 9. And when he 18. And that the Gentiles might was demanded of the Pharisees, when glorify God for his mercy, as it is the kingdom of God should come, he written, For this cause I will confess answered them and said, The kingdom to thee among the Gentiles, and sing of God cometh not with observation, unto thy name. And again he saith, Luke xvii. 20. Jesus answered, My Rejoice, ye Gentiles, with his people. kingdom is not of this world: if my And again, Praise the Lord, all ye kingdom were of this world, then Gentiles ; and laud him, all ye peo- would my servants fight, that I should ple. And again, Esaias saith, There not be delivered to the Jews: but shall be a root of Jesse, and he that now is my kingdom not from hence. shall rise to reign over the Gentiles ; | Pilate therefore said unto him, Art in him shall the Gentiles trust, Rom. thou a king then? Jesus answered, xv.9-12. Wherefore remember, that Thou sayest that I am a king. To ye being in time past Gentiles in the this end was I bom, and for this cause flesh, who are called Uncircumcision came I into the world, that I should by that which is called the Circumci. bear witness unto the truth. Every sion in the flesh made by hands ; That one that is of the truth heareth my at that time ye were without Christ, voice. Pilate saith unto him, What being aliens from the commonwealth is truth? And when he had said this, of Israel, and strangers from the co- he went out again unto the Jews, and venants of promise, having no hope, saith unto them, 1 find in him no fault and without God in the world : But at all, John xviii. 36-38. Now I now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes Paul myself beseech you by the meekwere far off are made nigh by the ness and gentleness of Christ, who in blood of Christ, Eph. ii. 11-13. presence am base among you, but Which in other ages was not made being absent am bold toward you : known unto the sons of men, as it is 2 Cor. x. 1. And the servant of the now revealed unto the holy apostles Lord must not strive ; but be gentle and prophets by the Spirit ; That the unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In Gentiles should be fellow-heirs, and meekness instructing those that opof the same body, and partakers of his pose themselves; if God peradvenpromise in Christ by the gospel: ture will give them repentance to the Whereof I was made a minister, ac- acknowledging of the truth, 2 Tim. ü. cording to the gift of the grace of God | 24, 25. VOL. I.


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MATT. XII. 20.

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VER. 20.

that which was lost, and bring again Κάλαμον συντετριμμένον ού κατεάξει, that which was driven away. and will και λίνον τυφόμενον ού σβέσει, έως αν έκ

bind up that which was broken, and βάλη εις νικος την κρίσιν.

will strengthen that which was sick : À a bruised reed shall he not break, and strong; I will feed them with judg.

but I will destroy the fat and the smoking flar shall he not quench, b till ment, Ezek. xxxiv. 16. The Spirit of he send forth judgment unto victory.

the Lord is upon me, because he hath a Come unto me all ye that labour anointed me to preach the gospel to and are heavy laden, and 1 will give the poor ; he hath sent me to heal you rest, Matt. xi. 28. Now, behold, the broken-hearted, to preach deliverthou trustest upon the staff of this ance to the captives, and recovering bruised reed, eren upon Egypt, on of sight to the blind, to set at liberty which if a man lean, it will go into them that are bruised, Luke iv. 18. his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharaoh So that contrariwise ye ought rather king of Egypt unto all that trust on to forgive him, and comfort him, lest him, 2 Kings xviii. 21. The sacrifices perhaps such a one should be swalof God are a broken spirit: a broken lowed up with overmuch sorrow, ? and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt Cor.1.7. Wherefore lift up the hands not despise, Psal. li. 17. He heal- which bang own, and the feeble etb the broken in heart, and bindeth knees; And make straight paths for up their wounds, cxlvii. 3. He shall your feet, lest that which is lame be feed his flock like a shepherd: he turned out of the way ; but let it rashall gather the lambs with his arm, ther be healed, Heb. xii. 12, 13. and carry them in his bosom, and 50 sing unto the LORD a new shall gently lead those that are with song; for he hath done marvellous young, Isa. xl. 11. For thus saith the things : his right hand, and his holy high and lofty One that inhabiteth arm, hath gotten him the victory. eternity, whose name is Holy: I The Lord hath made known his sal. dwell in the high and holy place, with vation : his righteousness hath he him also that is of a contrite and openly shewed in the sight of the heahumble spirit, to revive the spirit of then. He hath remembered his merthe humble, and to revive the heart cy and his truth toward the house of of the contrite ones, lvii. 15. The Israel: all the ends of the earth have Spirit of the Lord Gon is upon me; seen the salvation of our God, Psal. because the Lord hath anointed me xcviii. 1-3. A bruised reed shall he to preach good tidings unto the meek; not break, and the smoking flax sball he hath sent me to bind up the broken he not quench: he shall bring forth hearted, to proclaim liberty to the judgment unto truth. He shall not captives, and the opening of the pri- fail ror be discouraged, till he have son to them that are bound; To pro- set judgment in the earth : and the claim the acceptable year of the Lord, isles shall wait for his law, Isa. xlii. and the day of vengeance of our God; 3, 4. I have therefore whereof I may 10 comfort all that mourn ; To ap- glory through Jesus Christ in those point unto them that mourn in Zion, to things which pertain to God. For I give unto them beauty for ashes, the will not dare to speak of any of those oil of joy for mourning, the garment things which Christ hath not wrought of praise for the spirit of heaviness ; hy me, to make the Gentiles obedient, that they might be called trees of by word and deed, Through mighty righteousness, the planting of the signs and wonders, by the power of LORD, that he might be glorified, lxi. the Spirit of God; so that from Jeru1-3. For the LORD will not cast off salem, and round about unto Ilyrifor ever : But though he cause grief, cum, I have fully preached the gosyet will he have compassion accord pel of Christ, Rom. xv. 17–19. NOW ing to the multitude of his mercies. thanks be unto God, which always For he doth not afflict willingly nor causeth us to triumph in Christ, and grieve the children of men. To crush maketh manifest the savour of his under his feet all the prisoners of the knowledge by us in every place, 2 earth, Lam. iii. 31–34. I will seek Cor. ii. 14. For though we walk in

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the flesh, we do not war after the of him that sat upon the horse, which flesh : (For the weapons of our war- sword proceeded out of his mouth : fare are not carnal, but mighty through and all the fowls were filled with their God to the pulling down of strong flesh, xix. 11--21. holds ;) Casting down imaginations,

VER. 21. and every high thing that exalteth it.

Και εν τω ονόματι αυτού έθνη ελσιself against the knowledge of God,

ούς.. and bringing into captivity every

Anda in his name shall the Gentiles thought to the obedience of Christ, X. 3-5. And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a

a And in that day there shall be a

root of Jesse, which shall stand for bow; and acrown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall

an ensign of the people; to it shall conquer, Rev. vi. 2. And I saw hea- be glorious, Isa. xi. 10. And again, ven opened, and behold a white horse ; Esaias saith, There shall be a root of and he that sat upon him was called Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign Faithful and True, and in righteous

over the Gentiles ; in him shall the ness he doth judge and make war. His eyes xere as a flame of fire, and Gentiles trust. Now the God of hope

fill on his head were many crowns, and he

you with all joy and peace in behad a name written, that no man knew, lieving, that ye may abound in hope, but he himself. And he was clothed through the power of the Holy Ghost, with a vesture dipped in blood : and Rom. xv. 12, 13. That we should be his name is called The Word of God.

to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

In whom ye And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses,

also trusted, after that ye heard the clothed in fine linen, white and clean. vation : in whom also after that ye

word of truth, the gospel of your salAnd out of his mouth goeth a sharp

believed, sword, that with it he should smite

ye were sealed with that the nations: and he shall rule them holy Spirit of promise, Eph. i. 12, 13.

To whom God would make known with a rod of iron : and he treadeth the what is the riches of the glory of this winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. And he hath on his mystery among the Gentiles; which vesture and on his thigh a namewritten, Col. i. 97. See also on last clause of

is Christ in you, the hope of glory, KING OF KINGS,AND LORD OF LORDS. And I saw an angel standing

ver. 18.

VER. 22. in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly

Τότε προσηνέχθη αυτώ δαιμονιζόμενος, in the midst of heaven, Come and

gar note tòx Tupad sai smpèr xai dadaív xal

τυφλός και κωφός και εθεράπευσεν αυτόν, ther yourselves together unto the sup

βλέπειν, per of the great God; That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of

Then a was brought unto him one poscaptains, and the flesh of mighty men,

sessed with a devil, blind, and b dumb, and the flesh of borses, and of them and he healed him, insomuch that the that sit them, and the flesh of all blind and dumb both spuke and saw. men both free and bond, both small a See on clause 4. ver. 24. chap. iv. and great. And I saw the beast, and b And straightway his ears were the kings of the earth, and their ar- opened, and the string of his tongue mies, gathered together to make war was loosed, and he spake plain. And against him that sat on the horse, and he charged them that they should tell against his army. And the beast was no man: but the more he charged taken, and with him the false prophet them, so much the more a great deal that wrought' miracles before him, they published it; And were beyond with which he deceived them that measure astonished, saying, He hath had received the mark of the beast, done all things well: he maketh both and them that worshipped his image. the deaf to hear, and the dumb to These both were cast alive into a lake speak, Mark vii. 35–37. And one of fire burning with brimstone. And of the multitude answered and said, the remnant were slain with the sword Master, I have brought unto thee my



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MATT. XII. 22-25.

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son, which hath a dumb spirit; And, among them which are sanctified by wheresoever he taketh him, he teareth faith that is in me, Acts xxvi. 18. him : and he foameth, and gnasheth

VER. 23. with his teeth, and pineth away: and Και εξίσταντο πάντες οι όχλοι, και έλεI spake to thy disciples that they γον: Μήτι ούτός έστιν ο υιός Δαβίδ ; should cast him out; and they could

And all a the people were amazed, and not. He answereth him, and saith, suid, bls not this the Son of David ? O faithless generation, how long shall

a And when the devil was cast out, I be with you? how long shall I suffer the dumb spake : and the multitudes you? bring him unto me.

And they brought him unto him

: and when he marvelled, saying, It was never so saw him, straightway the spirit tare

seen in Israel, Matt. ix. 33. And great him ; and he fell on the ground, and with them those that were lame, blind,

multitudes came unto him, having wallowed foaming. And he asked his father, How long is it ago since this dumb, maimed, and many others, and came unto him? And he said, Of a cast them down at Jesus' feet; and

he child. And ofttimes it hath cast him healed them; Insomuch that the mulinto the fire, and into the waters, to

titude wondered, when they saw the destroy him : but if thou canst' do dumb to speak, the maimed to be

whole, the lame to walk, and the blind any thing, have compassion on us, and help us. Jesus said unto him,

to see : and they glorified the God If thou canst believe, all things are

of Israel, xv. 30, 31. possible to him that believeth. And

b See on clause 2. ver. 1. chap. i. straightway the father of the child

VER. 24. cried out, and said with tears, Lord, Οι δε Φαρισαίοι ακούσαντες, είπον· ού

? I believe; help thou mine unbelief. τος ουκ εκβάλλει τα δαιμόνια, ει μη εν τω When Jesus saw that the people came | Βεελζεβούλ άρχοντι των δαιμονίων. running together, he rebuked the foul But a when the Pharisees heard it spirit, saying unto him, Thou dumb they said, This fellow doth not cast out and deaf spirit, I charge thee, come devils, but by Beelsebub the prince of the out of him, and enter no more into devils. him. And the spirit cried, and rent a But the Pharisees said, He casthim sore, and came out of him: and eth out devils through the prince of he was as one dead ; insomuch that the devils, Matt. ix. 34. And the many said, He is dead, ix. 17-26.

Scribes which came down from JeruCÓ LORD, open thou my lips ; and salem said, He hath Beelzebub, and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise, by the prince of the devils casteth he Ps. li. 15. And in that day shall the out devils, Mark iii. 22. But some deaf hear the words of the book, and of them said, He casteth out devils the eyes of the blind shall see out of through Beelzebub the chief of the obscurity, and out of darkness, Isa. devils, Luke xi. 15. xxix. 18. And the eyes of them that

VER. 25. see shall not be dim, and the ears of them that hear shall 'hearken. The ela tv ajroīgo Trãsa Basinela jeepsoosiva

Ειδώς δε ο Ιησούς τας ενθυμήσεις αυτών, heart also of the rash shall understand καθ' εαυτής, έρημούται και πάσα πόλις, και knowledge, and the tongue of the vixía, pepic sida xab' lavras, oi cradúcestammerers shall be ready to speak plainly, xxxii. 3, 4. Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the

And a Jesus knew their thoughts, and ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. said unto them, b Every kingdom divided Then shall the lame man leap as an against itself is brought to desalation ; hart, and the tongue of the dumb and every city or house divided against sing : for in the wilderness shall itself shall nwt stand : waters break out, and streams in the a See on clause 1. ver. 4. chap. ix. desert, xxxv. 5, 6. To open their b And he called them into him, and eyes, and to turn them from darkness said unto them in parables, How can to light, and from the power of Satan Satan cast out Satan? And if a king. unto God, that they may receive dom be divided against itself, that forgiveness of sins, and inheritance kingdom cannot stand. And if a house.


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MATT. XII. 25–27.

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be divided against itself, that house filled : and after that he must be cannot stand. And if Satan rise up loosed a little season, xx. 2, 3. against himself, and be divided, he

VER. 27. cannot stand, but hath an end, Mark iii. 23—26. But he, knowing their daipeóvia, oi vioi ipeão ev tín éxßándouts;

Και ει εγώ έν Βεελζεβούλ εκβάλλω τα thoughts, said unto them, Every king: Gà trūTO avtoi iMão igortai uzitai. dom divided against itself is brought to desolation ; and a house divided And if I by Beelsebub cast out devils, against a house falleth. If Satan also aby whom do your children cast them be divided against himself, how shall out ? therefore b they shall be your his kingdom stand ? because ye say

judges. that I cast out devils through Beelze- a And John answered him, saying, bub, Luke xi. 17, 18. But if ye bite Master, we saw one casting out devils and devour one another, take heed in thy name, and he followeth not us : that ye be not consumed one of an- and we forbad him, because he followother, Gal. v. 15.

eth not us. But Jesus said, Forbid him

not: for there is no man which shall do VER. 26.

a miracle in my name, that can lightly Kalei ó Eatavās tò EaTavãy éxßádasi, speak evil of me, Mark ix. 38, 39. ép' lautòv éregioon. Te os cúv otabhcsta. h And John answered and said, Master, βασιλεία αυτού και

we saw one casting out devils in thy And if Satan cast out Satan, he is followeth not with us. And Jesus said

name; and we forbad him, because he divided against himself; how shall then unto him, Forbid him not : for he ahis kingdom stand?

that is not against us is for us, Luke a Now is the judgment of this world : ix. 49,50. And if I by Beelzebub cast now shall the prince of this world be out devils, by whom do your sons cast out, John xii. 31. Hereafter I cast them out? therefore shall they will not talk much with you : for the be your judges, xi. 19. Then cerprince of this world cometh, and hath tain of the vagabond Jews, exorcists, nothing in me, xiv. 30. Who hath took upon them to call over them delivered us from the power of dark- which had evil spirits the name of ness, and hath translated us into the the Lord Jesus, saying, We adjure kingdom of his dear Son, Col. i. 13. you by Jesus whom Paul preacheth. And we know that we are of God, And there were seven sons of one and the whole world lieth in wicked Sceva, a Jew, and chief of the priests, ness, 1 John v. 19. And they had a which did so. And the evil spirit anking over them, which is the angel of swered and said, Jesus I know, and the bottomless pit, whose name in Paul I know; but who are ye? And the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but the man in whom the evil spirit was in the Greek tongue hath his name leaped on them, and overcame them, Apollyon, Rev. ix. 11. And the great and prevailed against them, so that dragon was cast out, that old ser- they fled out of that house naked and pent, called the Devil, and Satan, wounded, Acts xix. 13—16. which deceiveth the whole world : he bThe men of Nineveh shall rise in was cast out into the earth, and his judgment with this generation, and angels were cast out with him, xii. shall condemn it: because they re9. And the fifth angel poured out pented at the preaching of Jonas ; his vial upon the seat of the beast, and, behold, a greater than Jonas is and his kingdom was full of darkness; here! The queen of the south shall and they gnawed their tongues for rise up in the judgment with this pain, xvi. 10. And he laid hold on generation, and shall condemn it : the dragon, that old serpent, which for she came from the uttermost parts is the Devil, and Satan, and bound of the earth to hear the wisdom of him, a thousand years, And cast him Solomon; and, behold, a greater than into the bottomless pit, and shut him Solomon is here! Dlatt. xii. 41, 42, up, and set a seal upon him, that he And he saith unto him, Out of thine should deceive the nations no more, own mouth will I judge thee, thou till the thousand years should be ful- wicked servant. Thou knewest that


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