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the body of his flesh through death, to was spoken of the Lord by the propresent you holy and unblamable, and pbet, saying, Out of Egypt have I unreprovable in his sight: If ye con- called my Son, Matt. ii. 15. And he tinue in the faith grounded and settled, came and dwelt in a city called Nazaand be not moved away from the hope reth : that it might be fulfilled which of the gospel, which ye have heard, was spoken by the prophets, He shall and which was preached to every crea- be called a Nazarene, 23. That it ture which is under heaven, whereof might be fulfilled which was spoken I Paul am made a minister, i. 20 by Esaias the prophet, saying, Him—23. Who gave himself for us, that self took our infirmities and bare he might redeem us from all iniquity, our sickness, viii. 17. That it might be and purify unto himself a peculiar fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias people, zealous of good works, Tit. ii. the prophet, saying, xii. 17. That it 14. Wherefore he is able also to save might be fulfilled which was spoken them to the uttermost that come unto by the prophet, saying, I will open my God by him, seeing he ever liveth to mouth in parables; I will utter things make intercession for them, Heb. vii. which have been kept secret from 25. Who his own self bare our sins the foundation of the world, xii. 35. in his own body on the tree, that we, Now in the first year of Cyrus king of being dead to sins, should live unto Persia, that the word of the LORD by righteousness: by whose stripes ye the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulwere healed, 1 Pet. ii. 24. For Christ filled, the LORD stirred up the spirit of also hath once suffered for sins, the Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a just for the unjust, that he might bring proclamation throughout all his kingus to God, iii. 18. But if we walk in dom, and put it also in writing, saythe light, as he is in the light, we have ing, Ezra i. 1. For these be the fellowship one with another, and the days of vengeance, that all things blood of Jesus Christ his Son clean- which are written may be fulfilled, seth us from all sin, 1 John i. 7. I write Luke xxi. 22. And he said unto them, unto you, little children, because your These are the words which I spake sins are forgiven you, for his name's unto you while I was yet with you, sake, ii. 12. And ye know that he that all things must be fulfilled which was manifested to take away our sins; were written in the law of Moses, and and in him is no sin, iii. 5. And from in the prophets, and in the Psalms Jesus Christ, who is the faithful wit- concerning me, xxiv. 44. If he called ness, and the first-begotten of the dead, them gods, unto whom the word of and the prince of the kings of the God came, and the Scripture cannot earth. Unto him that loved us, and be broken, John x. 35. That the say: washed us from our sins in his own ing of Esaias the prophet might be blood; and hath made us kings and fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who priests unto God and his Father; to hath believed our report? and to him be glory and dominion, for ever whom hath the arm of the Lord been and ever. Amen. Rev. i. 5, 6. And revealed? Therefore they could not I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. believe, because that Esaias said And he said unto me, These are they again, He hath blinded their eyes, which came out of great tribulation, and hardened their hearts; that they and have washed their robes and should not see with their eyes, nor made them white in the blood of the understand with their hearts, and be Lamb, vii. 14.
converted, and I should heal them, VER. 22.
xii. 38–40. But this cometh to pass, Τούτο δε όλον γέγονεν ίνα πληρωθή το that the word might be fulfilled that ρηθέν υπό του Κυρίου δια του προφήτου, ,
is written in their law, They hated λέγοντος·
me without a cause, 15. 25. While Now all this was done, a that it might kept them in thy name : those that thou
I was yet with them in the world, I be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord gavest me I have kept, and none of by the prophet, saying,
them is lost, but the son of perdition; a And was there until the death of that the Scripture might be fulfilled, Herod; that it might be fulfilled which xvii. 12. That the saying might be
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fulfilled which he spake, Of them b Teaching them to observe all things which thou gavest me have I lost none, whatsoever I have commanded you, xviii. 9. They said therefore among and lo, I am with you alway even unto themselves, Let us not rend it, but the end of the world. Amen. Matt. cast lots for it whose it shall be: that xxviii. 20. The LORD of Hosts is with the Scripture might be fulfilled which us, the God of Jacob is our refuge, Ps. saith, They parted my raiment among xlvi. 7. And he shall pass through Juthem, and for my vesture they did dah, he shall overflow and go over, he cast lots. These things, therefore, shall reach even to the neck; and the the soldiers did, xix. 24. After this, stretching out of his wings shall fill the Jesus knowing that all things were breadth of thy land, O Immanuel. Asnow accomplished, that the Scrip- sociate yourselves, O ye people, and ye ture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst, shall be broken in pieces, and give 28. For these things were done, ear, all ye of far countries ; gird yourthat the Scripture should be fulfilled, selves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; A bone of him shall not be broken. gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken And again, another scripture saith, in pieces. Take counsel together, and They shall look on him whom they it shall come to nought: speak the pierced, 36, 37. But those things, word, and it shall not stand : for God which God before had shewed by the is with us, Isa. viii. 8—10. For unto us mouth of all his prophets, that Christ a child is born, unto us a son is given, should suffer, he hath so fulfilled, Acts and the government shall be upon his ü. 18. For they that dwell at Jeru- shoulder: and his name shall be callsalem and their rulers, because they ed Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty knew him not, nor yet the voices of God, The Everlasting Father, The the prophets, which are read every Prince of Peace; of the increase of his sabbath-day, they have fulfilled them government and peace there shall be no in condemning him. And though they end, upon the throne of David, and found no cause of death in him, yet upon his kingdom, to order it, and to desired they Pilate that he should be establish it with judgment and with slain. And when they had fulfilled justice, from henceforth even for ever. all that was written of him, they took The zeal of the Lord of Hosts will him down from the tree, and laid him perform this, ix. 6,7. And the word in a sepulchre, xiii. 27—29. For God was made flesh, and dwelt among us, bath put in their hearts to fulfil his ' (and we beheld his glory, the glory as will , and to agree, and give their of the only begotten of the Father,)
full kingdom unto the beast, until the of grace and truth, John i. 14. And words of God shall be fulfilled, Rev. Thomas answered and said unto him,
My Lord and my God, xx. 28. Then VER. 23.
spake the Lord to Paul, in the night, Idoù, i Tapfévoç év yaotgi ibar, sad by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, Tigerai viò, sai vanécouoi có Övopia av- and hold not thy peace; for I am with Ti EMMANOTHA• 8 toto jedegjenveuó- thee, and no man shall set on thee to μένον, μεθ' ημών ο Θεός.
hurt thee: for I have much people in Behold, aa virgin shall be with child, this city, Acts xviii. 9, 10. Take heed and shall bring forth a son, und * they the flock over which the Holy Ghost
therefore unto yourselves, and to all shall call his name Emmanuel, which hath made you overseers, to feed the being interpreted is, b God with us.
church of God, which he hath puror, his name shall be called.
chased with his own blood, xx. 28. a Therefore the Lord himself shall Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our give you a sign; Behold a virgin shall Lord, which was made of the seed of conceive and bear a son, and shall call David according to the flesh; and dehis name Immanuel, Isa. vii. 14. And clared to be the Son of God with powhe shall pass through Judah; he shall er, according to the spirit of holiness, overflow and go over, he shall reach by the resurrection from the dead, Rom. even to the neck; and the stretching |i, 3, 4. Whose are the Father's, and out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy land, o Immanuel, viii. 8.
of whom, as concerning the flesh, Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for
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CHAP. II. 1. was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their tres
ΤΟΥ δε Ιησού γεννηθέντος εν Βηθλεέμ passes unto them: and hath committed της Ιουδαίας, εν ημέραις Ηρώδου του βασιunto us the word of reconciliation, 2 λέως, ιδού, μάγοι από ανατολών παρεγένονCor. v. 19. And, without controversy,
το εις Ιεροσόλυμα, , great is the mystery of godliness: God
Now when a Jesus was born in b Bethwas manifest in the flesh, justified in lehem of Judæa, in the days Cof Herod. the Spirit, seen of angels, preached the king, behold, a there came wise men unto the Gentiles, believed on in the from the east to Jerusalem, world, received up into glory, 1 Tim. a And Joseph also went up from iii.16. Looking for that blessed hope, Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, and the glorious appearing of the great into Judæa, unto the city of David, God and our Saviour Jesus Christ, which is called Bethlehem ; (because Tit. ii. 13. But unto the Son, he saith, he was of the house and lineage of Thy throne, O God, is for ever and David :) to be taxed with Mary his ever : a sceptre of righteousness is the espoused wife, being great with child. sceptre of thy kingdom, Heb. i. 8. And so it was, that, while they were Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle there, the days were accomplished that of Jesus Christ, to them that have she should be delivered. And she obtained like precious faith with us, brought forth her first-born son, and through the righteousness of God and wrapped him in swaddling-clothes,and our Saviour Jesus Christ, 2 Pet. i. 1. laid him in a manger; because there Hereby perceive we the love of God, be- was no room for them in the inn, Luke cause he laid down his life for us, 1 John ii. 4—7. iii. 16. And we know that the Son of b And they said unto him, In BethGod is come, and hath given us an un- lehem of Judæa: for thus it is written derstanding, that we may know him by the prophet. Matt. ii. 5. But thou that is true, and we are in him that Bethlehem Ephratah though thou be is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. little among the thousands of Judah, This is the true God, and eternal life, yet out of thee shall he come forth v. 20.
unto me that is to be ruler in Israel, VER. 24.
whose goings forth have been from of Διεγερθείς δε ο Ιωσήφ από του ύπνου, unto you is born this day in the city
old, from everlasting, Mic. v. 2. For εποίησεν ως προσέταξεν αυτώ ο άγγελος | of David a Saviour, which is Christ Κυρίου, και παρέλαβε την γυναίκα αυτού.
the Lord. And it came to pass, as the Then Joseph, being raised from sleep, angels were gone away from them did as the angel of the Lord had bidden into heaven, the shepherds said one him, and took unto him his wife : to another, Let us go now even unto VER. 25.
Bethlehem, and see this thing which Και ουκ εγίνωσκεν αυτήν έως oύ έτεκε is come to pass, which the Lord hath Tòr viòr aitñs tòv Topotótoxov xai Éráneos made known unto us, Luke ii. 11. 15. το όνομα αυτού ΙΗΣΟΥΝ.
Hath not the Scripture said, That And knew her not till a she had brought and out of the town of Bethlehem
Christ cometh of the seed of David, forth her first-born son: band he called where David was, John vii. 42. his name JESUS.
c When Herod the king had heard a And she brought forth her first-born these things he was troubled, and all son, and wrapped him in swaddling Jerusalem with him, Matt. ii. 3. But clothes, and laid him in a manger; when Herod was dead, behold an anbecause there was no room for them gel of the Lord appeareth in a dream in the inn, Luke ii. 7.
to Joseph in Egypt, 19. The sceptre - b And when eight days were accom- shall not depart from Judah, nor a plished for the circumcising of the lawgiver from between his feet, until child, his name was called Jesus, Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gawhich was so named of the angel be- thering of the people be, Gen. xlix. 10. fore he was conceived in the womb, d And Solomon's wisdom excelled Luke ii. 21.
the wisdom of all the children of the
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east country, and all the wisdom of Tell ye the daughter of Zion; BeEgypt, 1 Kingsiv. 30. They that dwell hold thy King cometh unto thee, meek, in the wilderness shall bow before and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the him; and his enemies shall lick the foal of an ass, Matt. xxi. 5. For unto dust. The kings of Tarshish and of you is born this day in the city of Dathe isles shall bring presents, the kings vid a Saviour which is Christ the Lord, of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts. Luke ii. 11. Saying, Blessed be the Yea, all kings shall fall down before King that cometh in the name of the him : all nations shall serve him. For Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in he shall deliver the needy when he the highest, xix. 38. And they began crieth, the poor also, and him that to accuse him saying, We found this hath no helper, Ps. lxxii. 9—-12. And fellow perverting the nation, and forin that day there shall be a root of bidding to give tribute to Cæsar, sayJesse, which shall stand for an ensign ing that he himself is Christ a king. of the people, to it shall the Gentiles xxiii. 2. And a superscription also was seek : and his rest shall be glorious. written over him in letters of Greek, Isa. xi. 10.
and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE VER. 2.
KING OF THE Jews, 38. NathaΛέγατες: Πού έστιν ο τεχθείς βασιλεύς nael answered and saith unto him, , Tão loudaiwv; eidojev yap aŭtoŨ TÙ &omé- Rabbi, thou art the Son of God, thou paz év rý żyatoan, vai radou Ev Tepoo xuvñour art the King of Israel, John í. 49. aura.
Took branches of palm trees, and went
forth to meet him, and cried Hosanna : Saying, Where is he that is a born King Blessed is the King of Israel that of the Jews ? for we have seen b his star cometh in the name of the Lord, xii. in the east, and are come to C worship 13. Pilate therefore said unto him, him.
Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, * Yet have I set my king upon my | Thou sayest that I am a king. To this holy bill of Zion, ii. 6. For unto end was 1 born, and for this cause came us a child is born, unto us a son is 1 into the world, that I should bear given : and the government shall be witness unto the truth. Every one that upon his shoulder: and his name shall is of the truth heareth my voice, xviii. be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The 37. And from thenceforth Pilate mighty God, The everlasting Father, sought to release him, but the Jews The Prince of Peace. Of the increase cried, saying, If thou let this man go, of his government and peace there shall thou art not Cæsar's friend, whosoever be no end, upon the throne of David, maketh himselfaking speaketh against and upon his kingdom, to order it
, and Cæsar. When Pilate therefore heard to establish it with judgment and with that saying, he brought Jesus forth, justice from henceforth even for ever. and sat down in the judgment seat in The zeal of the Lord of hosts will per- a place that is called the Pavement, form this, Isa. ix. 6,7. Behold a king but in the Hebrew Gabbatha. And it shall reign in righteousness and princes was the preparation of the passover, shall rule in judgment. And a man and about the sixth hour: and he saith shall be as an hiding place from the unto the Jews, Behold your King! But wind, and a covert from the tempest, they cried out, Away with him, away as rivers of water in a dry place, as with him, crucify him. Pilate saith the shadow of a great rock in a weary unto them, Shall I crucify your King? land; maxii.1, 2. Behold the days come, The chief priests answered, We have saith the LORD, that I will raise unto no king but Cæsar. And Pilate wrote David a righteous branch; and a King a title, and put it on the cross. And shall reign and prosper, and shall exe- the writing was, Jesus OF NAZARETH cute judgment and justice in the earth, THE KING OF THE Jews, xix. 12–15. Jer. Iiii
. 5. Rejoice greatly, O daugh- 19. Ĉter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jeru- b I shall see him, but not now: I salem : behold thy King cometh unito shall behold him, but not nigh. There thee : he is just, and having salvation; shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a bowly, and riding upon an ass, and Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and upon a coltthe foal of an ass, Zech. ix.9. shall smite the corners of Moab, and
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destroy all the children of Sheth, Numb. Lord, I believe. And he worshipped xxiv. 17. And the Gentiles shall come him, John ix. 38. So shall the king to thy light, and kings to the bright- greatly desire thy beauty: for he is thy ness of thy rising, Isa. Ix. 3. Through Lord, and worship thou him, Ps. xlv. the tender mercy of our God; whereby 11. And again, when he bringeth in. the day-spring from on high hath vi- the first begotten into the world, he sited us. To give light to them that saith, And let all the angels of God sit in darkness and in the shadow of worship him, Heb. i. 6. And I fell at death, to guide our feet into the way his feet to worship him, and he said of peace, Luke i, 78,79. I Jesus have
See thou do it not: I am thy sent mine angel to testify unto you fellow-servant, and of thy brethrren these things in the churches. I am the that have the testimony of Jesus : worroot and the offspring of David, and sħip God, Rev. ix. 10, and xxii. 8, 9. the bright and morning star, Rev. xxii.
VER. 3. 16. c When they saw the star they re
'Ακούσας δε Ηρώδης ο βασιλεύς εταράχ. joiced, with exceeding great joy. And On, rał wãou 'leposółupa pet' aitou. when they were come into the house, When Herod the king had heard these they saw the young child with Mary things, he was troubled, and all Jerusabis mother, and fell down and worship- lem with him. ped him: and when they had opened
VER. 4. their treasures, they presented unto
Και συναγαγών πάντας τους 'Αρχιερείς him gifts ; gold, and frankincense, and rai ypapparets toĪ Aco, énuvbávero wag? myrrh, Matt. ii. 11.
And behold, | αυτών που ο Χριστός γεννάται. there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou And when he had gathered all the canst make me clean, viii. 2. While he a chief priests and bscribes of the people spake these things unto them, behold, together, che demanded of them where there came a certain ruler and wor- Christ should be born. shipped him, saying, My daughter is a For the priest's lips should keep even now dead : but come and lay thy knowledge, and they should seek the hand upon her, and she shall live, ix. law at his mouth: for he is the mes18. Then came she, and worshipped senger of the Lord of Hosts, Mal.ii. 7. him, saying, Lord help me! xv. 25. For every high priest taken from aAnd as they went to tell his disciples, mong men is ordained for men in behold, Jesus met them, saying, All things pertaining to God, that he may hail. And they came and held him by offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins, the feet, and worshipped him, xxviii. 9. Heb. v. 1. also viii. 3. For the bodies Then the eleven disciples went away of those beasts, whose blood is brought into Galilee, into a mountain where into the sanctuary by the high priest Jesus had appointed them. And when for sin, are burned without the camp, they saw him, they worshipped him : xiii. 11. but some doubted, xvi. 17. And it came b For he taught them as one having to pass, while he blessed them, he was authority and not as the scribes,
Matt. parted from them, and carried up into vii. 29. Then said he unto them, Thereheaven. And they worshipped him, fore every scribe which is instructed and returned to Jerusalem with great unto the kingdom of heaven is like unjoy, xxiv. 51, 52. And when he was to a man that is an householder, which come out of the ship, immediately bringeth forth out of his treasure there met him out of the tombs a man things new and old, xiii. 52. Also they with an unclean spirit. But when he were over the bearers of burdens and saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worship- were overseers of all that wrought ped him.. And cried with a loud voice, the work in any manner of service: and said, what have I to do with thee, and of the Levites there were scribes, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God, and officers and porters, 2Chron. xxxiv.. Mark ii. 5—7. And they smote him 13. This Ezra went up from Babylon ; on the head with a reed, and did spit and he was a ready scribe in the law upon him, and bowing their knees, of Moses, which the Lord God of Isworshipped him, xv. 19. And he said, rael had given : and the king granted