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MATT. XXII. 34, 35.

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tetrarch, and Saul, xiii. 1. And Judas | thou hast redeemed, and lay not inand Silas, being prophets also them- nocent blood unto thy people Israel's selves, exhorted the brethren with charge. . And the blood shall be formany words, and confirmed them, xv. given them, Deut. xxi. 7, 8. More32.

over Manasseh shed innocent blood c The fruit of the righteous is a tree very much, till he had filled Jerusalem of life ; and he that winneth souls is from one end to another; beside his wise, Prov. xi. 30. Howbeit we speak sin wherewith he made Judah to sin, wisdom among them that are perfect: in doing that which was evil in the yet not the wisdom of this world, nor sight of the LORD, 2 Kings xxi. 16. of the princes of this world, that come And also for the innocent blood that to nought, 1 Cor. ii. 6. According to he shed : for he filled Jerusalem the grace of God which is given un- with innocent blood ; which the Lord to me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have would not pardon, xxiv. 4. For, belaid the foundation, and another build- hold, the LORD cometh out of his eth thereon. But let every man take place to punish the inhabitants of the heed how he buildeth thereupon,iii.10. earth for their iniquity: the earth alWhom we preach, warning every man,

so shall disclose her blood, and shall and teaching every man in all wisdom; no more cover her slain, Isa. xxvi. 21. that we may present every man perfect In vain have I smitten your children ; in Christ Jesus, Col. i. 28.

they received no correction : your own d Then said he unto them, There- sword hath devoured your prophets, fore every scribe which is instructed like a destroying lion, Jer. ii. 30. unto the kingdom of heaven, is like Also in thy skirts is found the blood unto a man that is an householder, of the souls of the poor innocents : I which bringeth forth out of his trea- have not found it by secret search, sure things new and old, Matt. xiii. 52. but upon all these, 34. But know ye

e See on chap. x. ver. 17, and ver. for certain, that if ye put me to death 23. clause 1.

ye shall surely bring innocent blood VER. 35.

upon yourselves, and upon this city,

and “Οπως έλθη εφ' υμάς σαν αίμα δίκαιον, for of truth the LORD hath sent me

upon the inhabitants thereof; εκχυνόμενον επί της γης, από του αίματος unto you to speak all these words in "Aĉen to doxais, fws TOī aipatos Zaxat your ears, xxvi. 15. And they fetchρίου υιού Βαραχίου, δν εφονεύσατε μεταξύ | ed forth Urijah out of Egypt, and του ναού και του θυσιαστηρίου. .

brought him unto Jehoiakim the king; That a upon you may come all the who slew him with the sword, and righteous blood shed upon the earth, from cast his dead body into the graves of b the blood of righteous Abel unto the the common people, 23. For the sins blood of Zacharias, son of Barachias,whom of her prophets, and the iniquities of ye slew between the temple and the altar. her priests, that have shed the blood

a And surely your blood of your of the just in the midst of her. They lives will I require ; at the hand of have wandered as blind men in the every beast will I require it, and at streets, they have polluted themselves the hand of man; at the hand of every with blood, so that men could not man's brother will I require the life touch their garments, Lam. iv. 13, 14.

Whoso sheddeth man's | And in her was found the blood of blood, by man shall his blood be shed : prophets, and of saints, and of all that for in the image of God made he man, were slain upon the earth, Rev. xviii. Gen. ix. 5, 6. So ye shall not pol- 24. lute the land wherein ye are : for blood b And Cain talked with Abel his it defileth the land : and the land brother: and it came to pass, when cannot be cleansed of the blood that they were in the field, that Cain rose is shed therein, but by the blood of up against Abel his brother, and slew him that shed it, Numb. xxxv. 33. him, Gen.iv. 8. For this is the mesAnd they shall answer and say, Our sage that ye heard from the beginhands have not shed this blood, neither ning, that we should love one another, have our eyes seen it. Be merciful, Not as Cain, who was of that wicked O Lord, unto thy people Israel, whom one, and

slew his brother. And where

of man.

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MATT. XXIII. 35-37.

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fore slew he him? because his own strange god be in thee; neither shalt
works were evil, and his brother's thou worship any strange god. I am
righteous, 1 John iii. 11, 12. * the LORD thy God which brought thee

out of the land of Egypt; open thy
VER. 36.
'Apiño réyw yniv, fičko Taīta mérte mouth wide, and I will fill it. But my
επί την γενεάν ταύτην.

people would not hearken to my
.

voice; and Israel would none of me,
Verily I say unto you, a All these Psal. lxxxi. 8—11. Thus saith the
things shall come upon this generation. LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see,

a Verily I say unto you, This genera- and ask ye for the old paths, where is
tion shall not pass, till all these things the good way, and walk therein, and
be fulfilled, Matt. xxiv. 34. Verily I ye shall find rest for your souls. But
say unto you, that this generation they said, We will not walk there-
shall not pass, till all these things be in. Also I set watchmen over you,
done. Heaven and earth shall pass saying, Hearken to the sound of the
away: but my words shall not pass trumpet.. But they said, We will not
away, Mark xiii. 30, 31.

hearken, Jer. vi. 16, 17. For I ear-
VER. 37.

nestly protested unto your fathers in
Ιερουσαλήμ, Ιερουσαλήμ, και αποκτείνου- the day that I brought them up out of

the land of Egypt, even unto this day
σα τους προφήτας, και λιθοβολούσα τους
åter tarjévous angos aithn, woráxis het rising early and protesting, saying,
λησα επισυναγαγείν τα τέκνα σου, ον τρό- Obey my voice. Yet they obeyed not

nor inclined their ear, but walked
πον επισυνάγει όρνις τα νοσσία εαυτής υπό
τάς πτέρυγας, και ουκ ήθελήσατε και

every one in the imagination of their

evil heart: therefore I will bring upon O a Jerusalem, Jerusalem, b thou that them all the words of this covenant, killest the prophets, and stonest them which which I commanded them to do; but are sent unto thee, c how often would I they did them not, xi. 7,8. From the have gathered thy children together, thirteenth year of Josiah the son of d even as a hen gathereth her chickens Amon king of Judah, even unto this under her wings, e and ye would not !

day, that is the three and twentieth a O Jerusalem, wash thine heart year, the word of the Lord hath from wickedness, that thou mayest be come unto me, and I have spoken saved. How long shall thy vain unto you, rising early and speaking; thoughts lodge within thee ? Jer. iv. but ye have not hearkened. And the 14. Be thou instructed, 0 Jerusalem, LORD hath sent unto you all his serlest my soul depart from thee; lest I vants the prophets, rising early and make thee desolate, a land not inha. sending them ; but ye have not hearkbited, vi. 8. O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, ened, nor inclined your ear to hear. which killest the prophets, and stonest | They said, Turn ye again now every them that are sent unto thee; how one from his evil way, and from the often would I have gathered thy chil- evil of your doings, and dwell in the dren together, as a hen doth gather her land that the LORD hath given unto brood under her wings, and ye would you and to your fathers, for ever and not! Luke xiii. 34.

And go not after other gods b See on chap. xxi. ver. 35. to serve them and to worship them,

¢ And the LORD God of their fathers and provoke me not to anger with the
sent to them by his messengers, ris works of your hands; and I will do
ing up betimes and sending ; because you no hurt. Yet ye have not heark:
he had compassion on his people, ened unto me, saith the Lord, that
and on his dwellingplace. But they ye might provoke me to anger

with
mocked the messengers of God, and the works of your hands to your
despised his words, and misused his own hurt, xxv. 3–7. I have sent
prophets, until the wrath of the Lord also unto you all my servants the
arose against his people, till there
was prophets, rising up early and

sending
no remedy, 2 Chron. xxxvi. 15, 16. them, saying, Return ye now every
Hear, o my people, and I will testify man from his evil way, and amend
unto thee? o Ísrael, if thou wilt your doings, and go not after other
hearken unto me ; There shall no 1 gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell

th

ever.

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MATT. XXIV. 37, 38.

A. D. 33. in the land which I have given to you e See on chap. xxii. ver. 3. clause 3. and to your fathers. But ye have not

VER. 38. inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me, xxxv. 15. And said unto them,

Ιδού, αφίεται υμϊν ο οίκος υμών έρημος. Thus saith the LORD, the God of Behold, a your house is left unto you Israel, unto whom ye sent me to pre- desolate. sent your supplication before him ; If a And Jesus said unto them, See ye ye will still abide in this land, then not all these things ? verily I say will I build you and not pull you unto you, There shall not be left here down, and I will plant you and not one stone upon another, that shall pluck you up: for I repent me of the not be thrown down, Matt. xxiv. 2. evil that I have done unto you. Be not Then will I pluck them up by the afraid of the king of Babylon, of whom roots out of my land which I have ye are afraid; be not afraid of him, given them ; and this house which I saith the LORD: for I am with you have 'sanctified for my name, will I to save you, and to deliver you from cast out of my sight, and will make his hand. And I will shew mercies it to be a proverb and a byword among unto you, that he may have mercy all nations. And this house which is upon you, and cause you to return to high, shall be an astonishment to your own land. But if ye say, We every one that passeth by it; so that will not dwell in this land, neither he shall say, Why hath the LORD obey the voice of the LORD your God, done thus unto this land, and unto xlii. 9–13. Howbeit I sent unto you this house? 2 Chron. vii. 20, 21. Pour all my servants the prophets, rising out thine indignation upon them, and early and sending them, saying, Oh, do let thy wrathful anger take hold of not this abominable thing that I hate, them. Let their habitation be desoxliv. 4. Be not as your fathers, unto late; and let none dwell in their tents, whom the former prophets have cried, Psal. Ixix. 24, 25. Thy holy cities saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts : a wilderness, Zion is a wilderTurn ye now from your evil ways, and ness, Jerusalem a desolation. Our from your evil doings: but they did holy and our beautiful house, where not hear, nor hearken unto me, saith our fathers praised thee, is burned up the LORD, Zech. i. 4.

with fire: and all our pleasant things d As an eagle stirreth up her nest, are laid waste. Wilt thou refrain fluttereth over her young, spreadeth thyself for these things, O Lord? abroad her wings, taketh them, bear- wilt thou hold thy peace, and afflict eth them on her wings, Deut. xxxii. us very sore? Isa. Ixiv. 10–12. And 11. The LORD recompense thy work, after threescore and two weeks shall and a full reward be given thee of Messiah be cut off, but not for himthe LORD God of Israel, under whose self: and the people of the prince wings thou art come to trust, Ruth ii. that shall come shall destroy the city 12Keep me as the apple of the eye, and the sanctuary; and the end therehide me under the shadow of thy of shall be with a flood, and unto the wings, Psal. xvii. 8. How excellent end of the war desolations are deter. is thy loving-kindness, O God! there- mined. And he shall confirm the fore the children of men put their covenant with many for one week : trust under the shadow of thy wings, and in the midst of the week he shall Xxxvi. 7. Be merciful unto me, O

cause the sacrifice and the oblation to God, be merciful unto me: for my and for the overspreading of soul trusteth in thee : yea, in the sha- abominations he shall make it desodow of thy wings will I make my re- late even until the consummation, and fuge, until these calamities be over- that determined shall be poured upon past, lvii. 1. Because thou hast been the desolate, Dan. ix. 26, 27. Open my help, therefore in the shadow of thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire thy wings will I rejoice, lxiii. 7. He may devour thy cedars. Howl, fir shall

cover thee with his feathers, tree ; for the cedar is fallen; because and under his wings shalt thou trust : the mighty is spoiled: howl, Oye his truth shall be thy shield and buck- oaks of Bashan , for the forest of the ler, xci. 4.

vintage is come down, Zech. xi. 1, 2.

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cease,

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MATT. XXIII. 38, 39.—XXIV. 1.

A, D. 33. Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, , ed is he that cometh in the name of the and thy spoil shall be divided in the Lord: midst of thee. For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle ;

a For the children of Israel shall and the city shall be tåken, and the abide many days without a king, and houses rifled, and the women ravish- without a prince, and without a saed; and half of the city shall go forth crifice, and without an image, and into captivity, and the residue of the without an ephod, and without terapeople shall not be cut off from the phim : Afterward shall the children city, xiv. 1, 2. But when ye shall see

of Israel return and seek the LORD the abomination of desolation, spo

their God, and David their king; ken of by Daniel the prophet, stand- and shall fear the Lord and his gooding where it ought not, (let him that

ness in the latter days, Hos. iii. 4, 5. readeth understand,) then let them And it was revealed unto him by the that be in Judæa flee to the moun

Holy Ghost, that he should not see tains, Mark xiii. 14. Behold, your Christ. And he came by the Spirit

death, before he had seen the Lord's house is left unto you desolate: and verily I say unto you, Ye shall not into the temple : and when the pasee me, until the time come when ye

rents brought in the child Jesus, to do, shall say, Blessed is he that cometh for him after the custom of the law, in the name of the Lord,

Luke xiii. Then took he him up in his arms, and 35. For the days shall come upon

blessed God, and said, Lord, now letthee, that thine enemies shall cast a

test thou thy servant depart in peace, trench about thee, and compass thee according to thy word: For mine eyes round, and keep thee in on every side, have seen thy salvation, Luke ü. 26– And shall/ lay thee even with the 30. And he said unto the disciples, The ground, and thy children within thee; days will come, when ye shall desire and they shall not leave in thee

to see one of the days of the Son of one stone upon another ; because man, and ye shall not see it, xvii. 22. thou knewest not the time of thy vi- Then said Jesus again unto them, I go sitation, xix. 43, 44. As for these my way, and ye shall seek me, and things which ye behold, the days will shall die in your sins : whither I go, come, in the which there shall not be ye cannot come, John viii. 21. I said left one stone upon another, that shall

therefore unto you,

that

ye

shall die not be thrown down, xxi. 6. And

in

your sins : for if ye believe not when ye shall see Jerusalem com

that I am he, ye shall die in your sins, passed with armies, then know that 24. Your Father Abraham rejoiced the desolation thereof is nigh, 20.

to see my day: and he saw it, and was And they shall fall by the edge of the glad, 56. Jesus saith unto him, Have sword, and shall be led

away captive

Ì been so long time with you, and yet into all nations, and Jerusalem shall bast thou not known me, Philip? he that be trodden down of the Gentiles, un

hath seen me hath seen the Father; til the times of the Gentiles be ful- and how sayest thou then, Shew us filled, 24. And set up false witnesses the Father? xiv. 9. Yet a little while, which said, This man ceaseth not to

and the world seeth me no more;

but speak blasphemous words against ye see me: because I live, ye

shall this holy place, and the law ? For live also, 19. we have heard him say, that this Je

b See on chap. xxi. ver. 9. clause 3. sus of Nazareth shall destroy this

CHAP. XXIV.-VER. 1. place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us, Acts vi.

Και εξελθών ο Ιησούς, επορεύετο από του 13, 14.

ιερού και προσήλθον οι μαθηταί αυτού επι

δείξαι αυτά τας οικοδομές του ιερού. . VER. 39.

And Jesus went out, a and departed Λέγω γάρ υμίν ου μή με ίδητε απ' from the temple: and his disciples came άρτι, έως αν είπητε Ευλογημένος ο ερχό- to him for Bto slee him the buildings of μενος εν ονόματι Κυρίου.

the temple. For I say unto you, a Ye shall not see a For I say unto you, Ye shall not me henceforth, till ye shall say, 5 Bless- see me henceforth, till ye shall say,

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MATT. XXIV. 1-3.

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Blessed is he that cometh in the name a field, and Jerusalem shall become of the Lord, Matt. xxiii. 39. Be thou heaps, and the mountain of the house instructed 0 Jerusalem, lest my soul as the high places of a forest, Jer. depart from thee; lest I make thee xxvi. 18. As for the beauty of his desolate, a land not inhabited, Jer. ornament, he set it in majesty : but vi. 8. He said furthermore unto me, they made the images of their abomiSon of man, seest thou what they do? nations and of their detestable things even the great abominations that the therein : therefore have I set it far house of Israel committeth here, that from them. And I will give it into the I should go far off from my sanctuary? | hands of the strangers for a prey, and but turn thee yet again, and thou to the wicked of the earth for a spoil ; shalt see greater abominations, Ezek. and they shall pollute it. My face viii. 6. Though they bring up their will I turn also from them, and they children, yet will I bereave them, that shall pollute my secret place: for the there shall not be a man left: yea, woe robbers shall enter into it, and defile also to them when I depart from them! it, Ezek. vii. 20—22. And after Hos. ix. 12.

threescore and two weeks shall Mesb And as he went out of the temple, siah be cut off, but not for himself: one of his disciples saith unto him, and the people of the prince that shall Master, see what manner of stones come shall destroy the city and the and what buildings are here! And sanctuary ; and the end thereof shall Jesus answering said unto him, Seest be with a flood, and unto the end of thou these great buildings? there shall the war desolations are determined. not be left one stone upon another, And he shall confirm the covenant that shall not be thrown down, Mark with many for one week : and in the xiii. 1, 2. And as some spake of the midst of the week he shall cause the temple, how it was adorned with sacritice and the oblation to cease, goodly stones and gifts, he said, As and for the overspreading of abomifor these things which ye behold, the nations he shall make it desolate, days will come, in the which there even until the consummation, and that shall not be left one stone upon an- determined shall be poured upon the other, that shall not be thrown down, desolate, Dan. ix. 26, 27. Therefore Luke xxi. 5, 6.

shall Zion for your sake be ploughed VER. 2.

as a field, and Jerusalem shall become ο δε Ιησούς είπεν αυτοίς· ου βλέπετε | heaps, and the mountain of the house Trávta tauta; åpne aéyos üzīv, ou ren ii. 12. And shall lay thee even with

as the high places of the forest, Mic. αφεθή ώδε λίθος επί λίθον, δς ου μη καταλυθήσεται.

the ground, and thy children within

thee; and they shall not leave in thee And Jesus said unto them, See ye not

one stone upon another; because thou all these things ? verily I say unto you, knewest not the time of thy visitation, a There shall not be left here one stone upon Luke xix. 44. another, that shall not be thrown down.

VER. 3. a Then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them ; | ελαιών, προσήλθον αυτώ οι μαθηται κατ'

Καθημένου δε αυτου επί του όρους των and this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my έσται, και τι το σημείον της σής παρου

ιδίαν, λέγοντες· Είπε ημίν, πότε ταύτα sight, and Israel shall be a proverb cias, sai tñs ouvrentías toõ alõvos ; and a byword among all people: And at this house, which is high, every one

And as a he sat upon the mount of that passeth by it shall be astonished, Olives, the disciples came unto him priand shall hiss; and they shall say, vately, saying, bTell us, when shall these Why hath the Lord done thus unto things be? and what shall be c the sign of this land, and to this house, 1 Kings thy coming, and of the end of the world?

Micah the Morasthite pro-- a And as he sat upon the mount of phesied in the days of Hezekiah king Olives over against the temple, Peter of Judah, and spake to all the people and James and John and Andrew of Judah, saying, Thus saith the LORD asked him privately, Tell us, when of hosts ; Zion shall be ploughed like shall these things be? and what shall

ix. 7,8.

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