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to Babylon fanners, that shall fan her, as dust: because they have cast away and shall empty her land : for in the the law of the Lord of hosts, and deday of trouble they shall be against spised the word of the Holy One of her round about, li. 2. Whose fan is in Israel, Isa. v. 24. The nations shall his hand, and he will throughly purge rush like the rushing of many waters : his floor, and will gather the wheat into but God shall rebuke them, and they his garner, but the chaff he will burn shall fee far off, and shall be chased as with fire unquenchable. Luke iii. 17. the chaff of the mountains before the
b The Son of man shall send forth wind, and like a rolling thing before his angels, and they shall gather out of the whirlwind, xvii. 13. Therefore they his kingdom all things that offend, and shall be as the morning cloud, and as them which do iniquity, Matt. xiii. 41. the early dew that passeth away, as So shall it be at the end of the world: the chaff that is driven with the whirlthe angels shall come forth, and sever wind out of the floor, and as the smoke the wicked from among the just, And out of the chimney, Hos. xiii. 3. shall cast them into the furnace of fire: e And the strong shall be as tow, and there shall be wailing and gnashing of the maker of it as a spark, and they teeth, 49, 50. And he shall sit as shall both burn together, and none a refiner and purifier of silver: and shall quench them, Isa. i. 31. The be shall purify the sons of Levi, and sinners in Zion are afraid ; fearfulness purge them as gold and silver, that hath surprised the hypocrites. Who they may offer unto the LORD an offer- among us shall dwell with the devouring in righteousness, Mal. iii. 3. For, ing fire? Who among us shall dwell behold, the day cometh, that shall burn with everlasting burnings ? xxxiii. 14. as an oven ; and all the proud, yea, And they shall go forth, and look upon and all that do wickedly, shall be stub- the carcasses of the men that have ble: and the day that cometh shall | transgressed against me: for their burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, worm shall not die, neither shall their that it shall leave them neither root fire be quenched; and they shall be nor branch. iv. 1. Every branch in me an abhorring unto all flesh, Ixvi. 24. that beareth not fruit he taketh away: Therefore thus saith the Lord God; and every branch that beareth fruit, he behold, mine anger and my fury shall be purgeth it, that it may bring forth poured out upon this place, upon man, more fruit, John xv. 2.
and upon beast, and upon the trees · Let both grow together until the of the field, and upon the fruit of the harvest: and in the time of harvest ground; and it shall burn, and shall not I will say to the reapers, Gather ye be quenched, Jer. vii. 20. But if ye will together first the tares, and bind them not hearken unto me to hallow the sabin bundles to burn them : but gather bath day, and not to bear a burden, the wheat into my barn, Matt. xiii. even entering in at the gates of Jeru30. Then shall the righteous shine salem on the sabbath day; then will forth as the sun in the kingdom of I kindle a fire in the gates thereof, and their Father. Who hath ears to hear, it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalet him hear, 43. For, lo, I will lem, and it shall not be quenched, xvii. command, and I will sist the house of 27. And say to the forest of the south, Israel among all nations, like as corn is Hear the word of the Lord;Thus saith sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least the Lord God; Behold, I will kindle grain fall upon the earth, Amos ix. 9. a fire in thee, and it shall devour every
d They are as stubble before the green tree in thee, and every dry tree : wind, and as chaff that the storm car- the flaming flame shall not be quenchrieth away, Job xxi. 18. The ungodly ed, and all faces from the south to the are not so: but are like the chaff which north shall be burned therein, And allthe wind driveth away, Ps. i. 4. Let flesh shall see that I the Lord have them be as chaff before the wind : and kindled it: it shall not be quenched, let the angel of the LORD chase them, Ezek. xx. 47,48. Then shall he say also xxxv. 5. Therefore as the fire devoureth unto them on his left hand, Depart the stubble, and the flame consumeth from me, ye cursed, into everlasting the chaff, so their root shall be as rot- fire, prepared for the devil and his antenness, and their blossom shall go up gels. And these shall go away into
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everlasting punishment, Matt. xxv. 41. / and said unto him, What I do thou 46. And if thy hand offend thee,cut knowest not now; but thou shalt know it off: it is better for thee to enter in- hereafter. Peter saith unto him, Thou to life maimed, than having two hands shalt never wash my feet. Jesus anto go into hell, into the fire that swered him, If I wash thee not, thou never shall be quenched : Where their hast no part with me, John xiii. 6—8. worm dieth not, and the fire is not b And of his fulness have all we requenched. And if thy foot offend thee, ceived, and grace for grace, John i. 16. cut it off : it is better for thee to enter Jesus answered and said unto him, halt into life, than having two feet to Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except be cast into hell, into the fire that ne- a man be born again, he cannot see the ver shall be quenched: Where their kingdom of God. Nicodemus saith unworm dieth not and the fire is not to him, How can a man be born when quenched. And if thine eye offend he is old? Can he enter the second thee, pluck it out: it is better for thee time into his mother's womb, and be to enter into the kingdom of God with bom? Jesus answered, Verily, verily, one eye, than having two eyes to be I say unto thee, Except a man be born cast into hell fire : Where their worm of water, and of the Spirit, he cannot dieth not and the fire is not quenched, enter into the kingdom of God. That Mark ix. 4348. Even as Sodom which is born of the flesh is flesh; and and Gomorrah, and the cities about that which is born of the Spirit is spithem in like manner, giving themselves rit. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye over to fornication, and going after must be born again, iii. 3—7. Abide strange flesh, are set forth for an ex- in me, and I in you. As the branch ample, suffering the vengeance of eter- cannot bear fruit of itself, except it nal fire. Jude 7. The same shall drink abide in the vine; no more can ye, exof the wine of the wrath of God, which cept ye abide in me:- for without me is poured out without mixture into ye can do nothing, John xv. 4,5. The the cup of his indignation ; and he God of our fathers raised up Jesus, shall be tormented with fire and brim- whom ye slew and hanged on a tree. stone in the presence of the holy Him hath God exalted with his right angels, and in the presence of the hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for Lamb: and the smoke of their tor- to give repentance to Israel, and forment ascendeth up for ever and ever, giveness of sins, Acts v. 30, 31. The Rev. xiv. 10, 11. ` And the devil that word which God sent unto the children deceived them was cast into the lake of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus of fire and brimstone, where the beast Christ : (he is Lord of all), x. 36. And and the false prophet are, and shall be he is before all things, and by him all tormented day and night for ever and things consist: and he is the head of ever, XX. 10,
the body, the Church ; who is the beVER. 13.
ginning, the first-born from the dead; Τότε παραγίνεται ο Ιησούς άσο της Γα
that in all things he might have the asdalas égi tõv ’logdávny agès còv 'Ioánny, pre-eminence. For it pleased the Faτου βαπτισθήναι υσ' αυτού.
ther that in him should all fulness
dwell, Col. i. 17-19. That ye may Then cometh Jesus a from Galilee to know what is the exceeding greatness Jordan, unto John, to be baptized of him. of his power to us-ward who believe, a See parallels on ver. 22. chap. ii. according to the working of his mighty VER. 14.
power, which he wrought in Christ, ο δε Ιωάννης διεκώλυεν αυτόν, λέγων· when he raised him from the dead, Εγώ χρείαν έχω υπό σου βαπτισθήναι, και and get him at his own right hand in συ έρχη πρός με;
the heavenly places, far above all prin
cipality, and power, and might, and doBut a John forbade him, saying, b ! minion, and every name that is named, have need to be baptized of thee, and not only in this world, but also in that comest thou to me?
which is to come; and hath put all a Then cometh he to Simon Peter : things under his feet, and gave him and Peter said unto him, Lord, dost to be the head over all things to the thou wash my feet? Jesus answered church, which is his body, the fulness
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of him that filleth all in all, Eph. i. 18– yea, thy law is within my heart, Ps. xl. 23. Speaking the truth in love, may 7, 8. The Lord is well pleased for grow up into him in all things, which his righteousness sake; he will magis the head, even Christ, iv, 15. And nify the law, and make it honourable, because ye are sons, God hath sent Isa. xlii. 21. And they were both righforth the Spirit of his Son into your teous before God, walking in all the hearts, crying Abba, Father, Gal. iv. commandments and ordinances of the 6. After this I beheld, and, lo, a Lord blameless, Lukei.6. Jesus saith great multitude, which no man could unto them, My meat is to do the will number, of all nations, and kindreds, of him that sent me, and to finish his and people, and tongues, stood before work, John iv. 34. And he that sent the throne, and before the Lamb, me is with me : the Father hath not clothed with white robes, and palms left me alone ; for I do always those in their hands; And cried with a loud things that please him, viii. 29. For voice, saying, Salvation to our God I have given you an example, that ye which sitteth upon the throne, and unto should do as I have done to you, xiii. the Lamb. And all the angels stood 15. If ye keep my commandments, ye round about the throne, and about the shall abide in my love ; even as I have elders and the four beasts, and fell be- kept my Father's commandments, and fore the throne on their faces, and wor- abide in his love, xv. 10. But made shipped God, saying, Amen : Bless himself of no reputation, and took ing, and glory, and honour, and wis- upon him the form of a servant, and dom, and thanksgiving, and honour, was made in the likeness of men: And and power, and might, be unto our being found in fashion as a man, he God, for ever and ever. Amen. And humbled himself, and became obedione of the elders answered, saying un- ent unto death, even the death of the to me, What are these which are ar- cross, Phil. ii.7,8. For such an high rayed in white robes ? and whence priest became us : who is holy, harmcame they? And I said unto him, less, undefiled, separate from sinners, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to and made higher than the heavens, me, These are they which came out of Heb. vii. 26, For even hereunto were great tribulation, and have washed ye called : because Christ also suffertheir robes, and made them white in ed for us, leaving us an example, that the blood of the Lamb. Therefore are ye should follow his steps : Who did they before the throne of God, and no sin, neither was guile found in his serve him day and night in his temple: mouth: Who, when he was reviled, and he that sitteth on the throne shall reviled not again ; when he suffered, dwell among them. They shall hun- he threatened not; but committed ger no more, neither thirst any more; himself to him that judgeth righteousneither shall the sun light on them, nor ly: Who his own self bare our sins any heat. For the Lamb which is in in his own body on the tree, that we, the midst of the throne shall feed them, being dead to sins, should live unto and shall lead them unto living foun- righteousness : by whose stripes ye tains of waters : and God shall wipe were healed, 1 Pet. ii. 21–24. He away all tears from their eyes. Rev. that saith he abideth in him ought vii. 9-17.
himself also so to walk, even as he VER. 15.
walked, 1 John ii. 6. 'Αποκριθείς δε ο Ιησούς είπε προς αυτόν
VER. 16. "Αφες άρτι» ούτω γαρ πρέπον έστιν ημίν Και βαπτισθείς ο Ιησούς, ανέβη ευθύς από πληρώσαι πάσαν δικαιοσύνην. Τότε αφίησιν του ύδατος και ιδού, ανεώχθησαν αυτώ οι αυτόν. .
ουρανοί, και είδε το Πνεύμα του Θεού καταβαίAnd Jesus answering, said unto him,
νον ώσει περιστεράν, και έρχόμενον επ' αυτόν Suffer it to be so now : afor thus it be- And Jesus, when he was baptized, went cometh us to fulfil all righteousness. up straightway out of the water : and, Then he suffered him.
lo, the hearens were opened unto him, a Then said I, Lo, I come: in the
a und he saw the Spirit of God descending volume of the book it is written of me,
like a dove, and lighting upon him : I delight to do thy will, O my God: a And the Spirit of the Lord shall
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rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom | While he yet spake, behold, a bright and understanding, the spirit of coun- cloud overshadowed them: and besel and might, the spirit of knowledge hold a voice out of the cloud, which and of the fear of the LORD, Isa. xi. said, This is my beloved Son, in whom 2. Bevold my servant, whom I up- I am well pleased; hear ye him, xvii. hold; mine elect, in whom my soul 5. But last of all he sent unto them delighteth : I have put my spirit upon his son, saying, They will reverence him : he shall bring forth judgment to my son, xxi. 37. I will declare the the Gentiles, xlii. 1. The Spirit of decree: the Lord hath said unto me, the Lord God is upon me; because the Thou art my Son; this day have I beLORD hath anointed me to preach gotten thee, Ps. ii. 7. Behold my sergood tidings unto the meek; he hath vant, whom I uphold, mine elect, in sent me to bind up the broken hearted, whom my soul delighteth ; I have put to proclaim liberty to the captives, and my spirit upon him: he shall bring the opening of the prison to them that forth judgment to the Gentiles, Isa. are bound, Ixi. 1. And straightway xlii. 1. The Lord is well pleased for coming up out of the water, he saw the his righteousness' sake; he will magheavens opened, and the Spirit like a nify the law, and make it honourable, dove descending upon him, Mark i.10. 21. And there came a voice from And the Holy Ghost descended in a bo- heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved dily shape like a dove upon him, Luke Son, in whom I am well pleased, iii. 22. And John bare record, saying, Mark i. 11. And there was a cloud I saw the Spirit descending from hea- that overshadowed them: and a voice ven like a dove, and it abode upon came out of the cloud, saying, This is him, John i. 32. For he whom God my beloved Son; hear him, ix. 7. hath sent speaketh the words of God: And the Holy Ghost descended in a for God giveth not the Spirit by mea- bodily shape, like a dove upon him; sure unto him, iii. 34.
and a voice came from heaven, which VER. 17.
said, Thou art my beloved Son ; in thee Kai idoù, però &x Tâv övgavão, aéyouoa there came a voice out of the cloud,
I am well pleased, Luke iïi. 22. And Ουτός έστιν ο υιός μου ο αγαπητός, ενώ ευδόκησα.
saying, This is my beloved Son: hear
him, ix. 35. To the praise of the And, a lo, a voice from heaven, saying, glory of his grace; wherein he hath b This is my beloved Son, in whom I am made us accepted in the beloved, Eph. well pleased.
i. 6. Who hath delivered us from the a And the Father himself, which hath power of darkness, and hath translated sent me, hath borne witness of me. us into the kingdom of his dear Son, Ye have neither heard his voice at any Col.i. 13. For he received from God time, nor seen his shape, John v. 37. the Father honour and glory, when Father, glorify thy name. Then came there came such a voice to him from there a voice from heaven, saying, I the excellent glory, This is my beloved bave both glorified it, and will glorify Son, in whom I am well pleased, 2 it again. The people therefore, that Pet. i. 17. stood by, and heard it, said that it
CHAP. IV.-VER. 1. thundered: others said, an angel spake to him. Jesus answered and | του Πνεύματος, πειρασθήναι υπό του δια
Τότε ο Ιησούς ανήχθη εις την έρημον υπό said, This voice came not because of
βόλου. . me, but for your sakes, xii. 28–30. And I heard a voice from heaven, as
Then a was Jesus led up b of the Spirit the voice of many waters, and as the into the wilderness, C to be tempted of the voice of a great thunder: and I heard
d devil. the voice of harpers harping with their a And immediately the Spirit drive harps, Rev. xiv. 2.
eth him into the wilderness. And he b Behold my servant, whom I have was there in the wilderness forty days, chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul tempted of Satan; and was with the is well pleased : I will put my Spirit wild beasts; and the angels ministered upon him, and he shall shew judg. I unto him, Marki. 12, 13. And Jesus ment to the Gentiles, Matt. xii. 18. | being full of the Holy Ghost returned
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b And it shall come to pass, as - soon thy head, and thou shalt bruise his as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit heel, Gen. iii. 15. Hereafter I will of the LORD shall carry thee whither not talk much with you: for the I know not; and so when I come and prince of this world cometh, and hath tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he nothing in me, John xiv. 30. For in shall slay me: but I thy servant fear that he himself bath suffered being the Lord from my youth, 1 Kings xviii. tempted, he is able to succour them 19. And they said unto him, Behold that are tempted, Heb. i. 18. For now, there be with thy servants fifty we have not an High Priest which strong men; let them go, we pray thee, cannot be touched with the feeling of and seek thy master : lest peradven- our infirmities; but was in all points ture the Spirit of the LORD hath taken tempted like as we are, yet without sin. him up, and cast him upon some moun. Let us therefore come boldly unto the tain, or into some valley. And he said, throne of grace, that we may obtain Ye shall not send, 2 Kingsii. 16. Then mercy, and find grace to help in time the Spirit took me up, and I heard be- of need, iv. 15, 16. hind me a voice of a great rushing, d The tares are the children of the saying, Blessed be the glory of the wicked one; the enemy that sowed LORD from his place. So the Spirit them is the devil, Matt. xiii. 38, 39. lifted me up, and took me away, and And Satan stood up against Israel, I went in bitterness, in the heat of my and
provoked David to number Israel, spirit; but the hand of the LORD was 1 Chron. xxi. 1. Now there was a strong upon me,
Ezek. iii. 12.14. And day when the sons of God came to he put forth the form of an hand, and present themselves before the LORD, took me by a lock of mine head; and and Satan came among them. And the Spirit" lifted me up between the the Lord said unto Satan, Whence earth and the heaven, and brought me comest thou? Then Satan answered in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the Lord, and said, From going to the door of the inner gate that looketh and fro in the earth, and from walktoward the north; where was the seat ing up and down in it, Job i. 6, 7. of the image of jealousy, which pro- And these are they by the way-side, voketh to jealousy, viii.3. MOREOVER where the word is sown; but when the spiritlifted me up, and brought me they have heard, Satan cometh imunto the east gate of the LORD's house, mediately, and taketh away the word which looketh eastward : and behold that was sown in their hearts, Mark at the door of the gate five and twenty iv. 15. Then entered Satan into Judas men; among whom I saw Jaazaniah surnamed Iscariot, being of the numson of Azar, and Pelatiah the son of ber of the twelve, Luke xxii. 3. And Benaiah, princes of the people, xi. 1. the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Afterwards the Spirit took me up, and Satan hath desired to have you, that brought me in a vision by the Spirit of he may sift you as wheat, 31. And God into Chaldea, to them of the cap- he brake the bands, and was driven of tivity. So the vision that I had seen the devil into the wilderness, viii. 29. went up from me, 24. In the vi- And supper being ended (the devil sions of God brought he me into the having now put into the heart of Juland of Israel, and set me upon a very das Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray high mountain, by which was as the him), John xiii. 2. And after the sop frame of a city on the south, xl. 2. So | Satan entered into him, 27. To the Spirit took me up, and brought me deliver such an one unto Satan for into the inner court; and behold the the destruction of the flesh, 1 Cor. v. glory of the LORD filled the house, xliii. 5. Defraud you not one the other, 5. And when they were come up out except it be with consent for a time, of the water, the Spirit of the Lord that ye may give yourselves to fasting caught away Philip, that the eunuch and prayer; and come together again, saw him no more: and he went on that Satan tempt you not for your inhis way rejoicing, Acts viii. 39. continency, vii. 5. Lest Satan should
c And I will put enmity between get an advantage of us, for we are