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unto you:

A. D. 83.
JOHN XIV. 26-28.

A. D. 33. that these things were written of him, tions with sapphires. And I will and that they had done these things make thy windows of agates, and thy unto bim, xii. 16.

gates of carbuncles, and all thy bor

ders of pleasant stones. And all thy VER. 27.

children shall be taught of the LORD; Ειρήνην αφίημι υμίν ειρήνην την εμήν and great shall be the peace of thy didapat ipīri oj xabàs á róopos dideei, children, liv. 18—13. For ye shall εγώ δίδωμι υμίν, μη ταρασσέσθω υμών και | go out with joy, and be led forth with καρδία, μηδε δειλιάτω:

peace : the mountains and the hills * Peace I leare with you, my peace I shall break forth before you into singgive unto you : not as ihe world giveth, ing, and all the trees of the field shall give I unto you. Let nnt your heart be clap their hands. Instead of the thorn troubled, neither let it be afraid.

shall come up the fir-tree, and instead

of the brier shall come up the myrtlea These things I have epoken unto tree : and it shall be to the Lord for you, That in me ye might have peace.

a name, for an everlasting sign, that În the world ye shall have tribulation : shall not be cutoff, lv. 12, 13. Through but be of good cheer; I have over the tender mercy of our God; wherecome the world, John xvi. 33. Then by the day-spring from on high bath the same day at evening, being the visited us. To give light to them that first day of the week, when the doors sit in darkness and in the shadow of were shut where the disciples were death, to guide our feet into the way assembled for fear of the Jews, came

of peace, Luke i. 78, 79. See also Jesus, and stood in the midst, and

on Luke ii. ver. 14. clanse 2. saith unto them, Peace And when he had so said, he shewed

VER. 28. unto them his hands and his side.

Ηκούσατε ότι εγώ είπον υμϊν: “Υπάγου Then were the disciples glad when και έρχομαι προς υμάς· ει ηγαπάτε με, they saw the Lord. Then said Jesus εχάρητε αν, ότι είπον, πορεύομαι προς τον

, to them again, Peace be unto you : as marípa. Őti o nathg mou paciço Meou loti. my Father hath sent me, even so send

Ye have heard how I said unto you, I you, xx. 19—21. Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, saying, On this / go away, 5 and come again unto you, wise ye shall bless the

children of Is- \ If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because rael, saying unto them, The LORD I said, I go unto the Father: 'c for my bless thee, and keep thee; The LORD Father is greater than I. make his face shine upon thee, and See on chap. vii, ver. 33. be gracious unto thee; The LORD

b See on ver. 18. lift up his countenance upon thee, and c But I would have you know, that give thee peace. And they shall put the head of every man is Christ; and my name upon the children of Israel, the head of the woman is the man ; and I will bless them, Numb. vi. 23 and the head of Christ is God, 1 Cor. -27. The LORD will give strength xi. 3. Then cometh the end, when unto his people; the LORD will bless he shall have delivered up the kinghis people with peace, Psal. xxix. 11. dom to God, even the Father; when In his days shall the righteous flou- he shall have put down all rule and

and abundance of peace so long all authority and power, xv. 24. And as the moon endureth, lxxii. 7. Mercy when all things shall be subdued unto and truth are met together ; righ him, then shall the Son also himself teousness and peace have kissed each be subject unto him that put all things other, lxxxv. 10. For the mountains under him, that God may be all in shall depart, and the hills be removed ; all, 28. And being found in fashion but my kindness shall not depart from as a man, he humbled himself, and thee, neither shall the covenant of became obedient unto death, even the my peace be removed, saith the LORD death of the cross. Wherefore God that hath mercy on thee. Othou also bath highly exalted him, and afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not given him a name which is above comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones every name. That at the name of Jewith fair colours, and lay thy founda sus every knee should bow, of things

rish;

ver. 30.

A. D. 33.
JOHN XIV. 28-31.xy. I.

A. D. 33. in heaven, and things in earth, and branch that beareth fruit, he purgetk it, things under the earth; And that that it may bring forth more fruit. every tongue should confess that

a See on chap. xiv. ver. 18. Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of

See on Matt. iii. ver. 10. clause 4. God the Father, Phil. ü. 8–11,

c Purge me with hyssop, and I shall Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers be clean ; wash me, and I shall be of the heavenly calling, consider the whiter than snow. Make me to hear Apostle and High Priest of our pro- joy and gladness ; that the bones fession, Christ Jesus ; Who was faith which thou hast broken may rejoice. ful to him that appointed him, as also Hide thy face from my sins, and blot Moses was faithful in all his house. out all mine iniquities. Create in me For this man was counted worthy of a clean beart, o God; and renew a more glory than Moses, in as much right spirit within me. Cast me not as he who hath builded the house away from thy presence ; and take hath more honour than the house, not thy Holy Spirit from me. Restore Heb. iii. 1-3. Compare chap. x.

unto me the joy of thy salvation ; and

uphold me with thy free Spirit. Then VER. 29.

will I teach transgressors thy ways; Kai vữv cipoua ipão splo yeyko dar iyice and sinners shall be converted unto όταν γένηται, πιστεύσητε.

thee, Psal. li. 7-13. But the path a And now I have told you before it of the just is as the shining light, that come to pass ; that when it is come to shineth more and more unto the perpass, ye might believe.

fect day, Prov. iv. 18. In that day sing See on chap. xiii. ver. 19.

ye unto her, A vineyard of red wine.

I the LORD do keep it; I will water VER. 30.

it every moment : lest any hurt it, I Oix ŽTI TOMà Methou uuell'incãro špo not in me : who would set the briers

will keep it night and day. Fury is Xetai yầp o rov xbojou rostou ásxav, xai and thorns against me in battle? I εν εμοί ουκ έχει ουδέν.

would go through them, I would burn Hereafter I will not talk much with them together. Or let him take hold you : for a the prince of this world com- of my strength, that he may make eth, and hath nothing in me.

peace with me; and he shall make a See on chap. xii.ver. 31. clause 2. that come of Jacob to take root : Is

with me.

He shall cause them b See on chap. viii. ver. 46.

rael shall blossom and bud, and fill VER, 31.

the face of the world with fruit. Hath 'Ara' lva zvõ ó nóguos ori dye Two Tòd he smitten him, as he smote those πατέρα, και καθώς ενετείλατο

that smote him? or is he slain accordτης, ούτω ποιώ. Εγείρεσθε, αγωμεν εν- ing to the slaughter of them that are τεύθεν.

slain by him? In measure, when it

shooteth forth, thou wilt debate with But that the world may know that I it: he stayeth his rough wind in the love the Father ; and as the Father gave day of the east wind. By this thereme commandment, even so I do. Arise let fore shall the iniquity of Jacob be us go hence.

purged, Isa. xxvii. 4-9. And be CHAP. XV.-VER. 1.

shall sit as a refiner and purifier of

silver : and he shall purify the sons Eyo siped in a prenos n sandır, mal of Levi, and purge them as gold and πατήρ μου ο γεωργός έστι.

silver, that they may offer unto the I am the true vine, and my Father, is LORD an offering in righteousness, the husbandman.

Mal. iii. 3. And not only so, but we VER. 2.

glory in tribulations also : knowing Tãy nanpes év emad seine Dépor naczór

, And patience, experience ; and expe

that tribulation worketh patience ; αίρει αυτό και πάν το καρπόν φέρον, καθαίρει αυτό, ένα πλείονα καρπών φέρη.

rience, hope ; And hope maketh not

ashamed ; because the love of God is a Every branch in me b that beareth shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy not fruit he taketh away : Cand every Ghost, which is given unto us,

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A. D. 33.
.JOHN XV, 27.

A. D. 33. Rom. v.35. For our light affliction,

VER. 5. which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal

'Εγώ είμι ή αμπελος, υμείς τα κλήweight of glory; While we look mata o prévo er fuel, xiyà év aur, ouros not at the things which are seen, vacs maisīvoudéy.

φέρει καρπόν πολύν ότι χωρίς εμού ου δύbut at the things which are not seen : for the things which are seen are I am the vine, *ye are the branches : temporal ; but the things which are

he that ahideth in me, and I in him, not seen are eternal, 2 Cor. iv.17, 18. b the same bringeth forth much fruit: for And the very God of peace sanctify * without me ye can do nothing. you wholly : and I pray God your * OT, severed from me. whole spirit and soul and body be

a For if the first-fruit be holy, the preserved blameless unto the coming lump is also holy: and if the root be of our Lord Jesus Christ, 1 Thess. v. 23. For whom the Lord loveth he holy, so are the branches. And if

some of the branches be broken off, chasteneth, and scourgeth every son

and thou, being a wild olive-tree, whom he receiveth. If ye endure wert graffed in among them, and with chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons, for what son is he whom of the olive-tree; Boast not against

them partakest of the root and fatness the father chasteneth not? But if ye be the branches. But if thou boast, thou without chastisement, whereof all are bearest not the root, but the root thee. partakers, then are ye bastards, and Thou wilt say then, The branches not sons. Furthermore, we have had

were broken off, that I might be graff. fathers of our flesh, which corrected ed in. Well : because of unbelief us; and we gave them reverence : shall we not much rather be in sub- they were broken off; and thou

stand

est by faith. Be not high-minded, jection unto the Father of spirits, and but fear : For if God spared not the live? For they verily for a few days natural branches, take heed lest he chastened us after their own pleasure; also spare not thee. Behold, therebut he for our profit, that ve might fore the goodness and severity of God: be partakers of his holiness. Now

on them which fell, severity ; but tono chastening for the present seemeth ward thee, goodness; if thou continue to be joyous, but grievous ; neverthe-in

his goodness : otherwise thou also less, afterward it yieldeth the peace- shalt be cut off. And they also, if able fruit of righteousness unto them they abide not in unbelief, shall be which are exercised thereby, Heb, zii graffed in : for God is able to graff 6–11. And as many as I love, I rebuke and chasten : be zealous there them in again. For if thou wert cut

out of the olive-tree which is wild by fore, and repent, Rev. üü. 19.

nature, and wert graffed contrary to

nature into a good olive-tree; how VER. S.

much more shall these, which be the "Ηδη υμείς καθαροί έστι δια τον λόγον natural branches, be grafed into their λελάληκα υμίν. .

own olive-tree ? Rom. xi. 16–24. Now ye are clean through the word

b See on Matt. vii. ver. 17. clause 1. which I have spoken unto you.

VER. 6.

'Εάν μή τις μείνη εν εμοί, έβλήθη έξω VER. 4.

ως το κλήμα, και εξηράνθη και συνάγουΜείνατε εν εμοι, καγώ εν υμίν» καθώς σιν αυτά, και είς πύρ βάλλουσι, και καίετο κλήμα ου δύναται καρπόν φέρειν άφ'ται. εαυτού, εάν μη μείνη εν τη αμπέλω, ούτως a If a man abide not in me, he is cast ουδε υμείς, εάν μη εν εμοί μείνατε. forth as a branch, and is withered ; and

Abide in me, and I in you. As the men gather them, band cast them into branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except

the fire, and they are burned. it abide in the vine ; no more can ye, eto

a See on Matt. iii. ver. 10. clause 4. cept ye abide in me.

See on Matt. üi. ver. 12. clause 5. 1 Without me ye can do nothing,

VER. 7. ver. 5.

'Εάν μείνετε εν εμοί, και τα βήματά

A. D. 33.

JOHN XV.7—10.

A. D. 33.

in my love.

Mov in ipiv pesim, o tàv Sianti, althotole, ever, the branch of my planting, the Υ και γενήσεται υμίν.

work of my hands, that I may be gloIf ye abide in me, a and my words abide rified, Isa. li. 21. To appoint unto in you, bye shall ask what ye will, and them that mourn in Zion, to give unto it shall be done unto you.

them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy a And these words, which I com- for the spirit of heaviness ; that they

for mourning, the garment of praise mand thee this day, shall be in thine might be called Trees of Righteousheart, Deut. vi. 6. Thy word have I ness, The Planting of the Lord, that hid in mine heart, that I might not sin he might be glorified, lxi. 3. Wheagainst thee, Psal. cxix. 11. He taught ther therefore ye eat or drink, or whatme also, and said unto me, Let thine

soever ye do, do all to the glory of heart retain my words: keep my com- God, 1 Cor. x. 31. Whiles by the mandments, and live, Prov. iv. 4. experiment of this ministration they Let the word of Christ dwell in you glorify God for your professed subjecrichly in all wisdom; teaching and tion unto the gospel of Christ, and for admonishing one another in psalms your liberal distribution unto them, and hymns and spiritual songs, sing- and unto all men, 2 Cor. 1. 13. Being ing with grace in your hearts to the filled with the fruits of righteousness, Lord, Col. ii. 16. I have written which are by Jesus Christ unto the unto you, young men, because ye are glory and praise of God, Phil. i. 11. strong, and the word of God abideth See also on Matt. v. ver. 16. clause 2. in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one, 1 John ii. 14.

VER. 9. 6 And whatsoever ye shall ask in

Καθώς ηγάπησέ με ο πατήρ, κάγο ηγάmy name, that will I do, that the

πησα υμάς: μείνατε εν τη αγάπη τη έμή. Father may be glorified in the Son. If shall ask any thing in my name,

As the Father hath loved me, so have ye I will do it, John xiv. 13, 14. And I loved you : a continue ye in that day ye shall ask me nothing. a And now, little children, abide in Verily, verily, I say unto you, What- him ; that, when he shall appear, we soever ye shall ask the Father in my may have confidence, and not be name, he will give it you. Hitherto ashamed before him at his coming, have

ye

asked nothing in my name: 1 John ii. 28. But ye, beloved, build. ask, and ye shall receive, that your ing up yourselves on your most holy joy may be full, avi. 23, 24. Delight faith, praying in the Holy Ghost, thyself also in the Lord; and he shall Keep yourselves in the love of God, give thee the desires of thine heart, looking for the mercy of our Lord Je. Psal. xxxvii. 4. The fear of the wick sus Christ unto eternal life, Jude 20, ed, it shall come upon him; but the 21, See also on chap. viii. ver. 31. desire of the righteous shall be granted, Prov.x. 24. Then shalt thou call,

VER. 10. and the Lord shall answer: thou Εάν τας εντολάς μου τηρήσητε, μενείς shalt cry, and he shall Bay, Here I am. εν τη αγάπη μου καθώς εγώ τας εντολές 1f thou take away from the midst of | του πατρός μου τετήρηκα, και μένων αυτού thee the yoke, the putting forth of the lv om åyán. finger, auıl speaking vanity, Isa. Iviii. 9. See also on Matt. vii. ver. 7,8.

alf ye keep my commandments, ye shall

abide in my love ; even as I have kept VER. 8.

my Father's commandments, and abide

in his love. 'Εν τούτον εδοξάσθη ο πατήρ μου, ένα καρπόν πολύν φέρητε, και γενήσεσθε έμοι

a Circumcision is nothing, and unμαθηταί, .

circumcision is nothing, but the keep

ing of the commandments of God, 2 Herein is my Father glorified, that 1 Cor. vii. 19. Furthermore then we ye bear much fruit ; so shall ye be my beseech you, brethren, and exhort disciples.

you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have a Thy people also shall be all righ- received of us how ye ought to walk teous : they shall inherit the land for and to please God, so ye would abound

A. D. 33.

JOHN XV, 10–16.

A. D. 33.

more and more. For ye know what a Greater love hath no man than this, commandments we gave you by the that a man lay down his life for his Lord Jesus, 1 Thess. iv. 1,92. For it friends. had been better for them not to have

* See on Matt. xx. ver. 28. clause 3. known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from

VER. 14. the holy commandment delivered Υμείς φίλοι μου έστε, έαν ποιήτε όσα unto them, 2 Pet. ii. 21. But whoso syà értémaquat ipīv. keepeth his word, in him verily is the

a Ye are my friends, if ye do whutlove of God perfected : hereby know

soever I command you. we that we are in him, 1 John ii. 5. Beloved, if our heart condemn us not,

a See on Matt. xii. ver. 50. then have we confidence toward God:

VER. 15. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his com

Ουκέτι υμάς λέγω δούλους, ότι ο δούλος • mandments, and do those things that ουκ οίδε τί ποιεί αυτού ο κύριος υμάς δε are pleasing in his sight, iv. 21, 22. lipnnc pinous, őtt wárta a šrousa wapa And he that keepeth his command- του πατρός μου, εγνώρισα υμίν. ments dwelleth in him, and he in him. Henceforth I call you not servants; And hereby we know that he abideth for the servunt knoweth not what his lord in us, by the Spirit which he hath doeth ; but I have called you friends; given us, 24.

* for all things that I have heard of my bSee on chap. viii. ver. 29. clause 2. Father I have made known unto you. VER. 11.

a See on chap. vii. ver. 16. Ταύτα λελάληκα υμίν, ένα και χαρά και

VER. 16. έμή εν υμίν μείνη, και η χαρά υμών πληpoon.

Ουχ υμείς με εξελέξασθε, άλλ' εγώ ήξεThese things have I spoken into

λεξάμην υμάς, και έθηκα υμάς, ίνα υμείς

you, εhat my joy might remain in you, and υπάγητε, και καρπόν φέρητε, και ο καρπός that your joy might be full.

υμών μένη να ό, τι αν αιτήσητε τον πα· Hitherto have ye asked nothing riga és rõ óvópatí nou, do ipis. in my name : ask, and ye shall re aYe have not chosen me, but I have ceive, that your joy may be full, John chosen you, and ordained xvi. 24. These things I have spo should go and bring forth fruit, and ken unto you, that in me ye might that your fruit should remain : cthat have peace. In the world ye shall whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in have tribulation : bat be of good my name, he may give it you. cheer ; I have overcome the world,

a See on Mark iii. ver. 14. clause. 1. 33. And now come I to thee; and

b Therefore let all the house of these things I speak in the world, Israel know assuredly, that God hath that they might have my joy

fulfilled made that same Jesus, whom ye have in themselves, xvii. 13. Now the

crucified, both Lord and Christ. Now God of hope fill you with all joy when they heard this

, they were prickand peace in believing, that ye may ed in their heart, and said unto Peter abound in bope, through the power of and to the rest of the apostles, Men the Holy Ghost, Rom. xv. 13.

and brethren, what shall we do? Then VER. 12.

Peter said unto them, Repent, and Αύτη εστίν ή εντολή ή έμή, ένα αγαπάτε be baptized every one of you in the αλλήλους καθώς ηγάπησα υμάς:

name of Jesus Christ, for the remis*This is my commandment, That ye sion of sins: and ye shall receive the love one another, bas I have loved you. gift of the Holy Ghost. For the proSee on Mark ix. ver. 50. clause 3. and to all that are afar off, even as

mise is unto you, and to your children, See on chap. xiii. ver. 1. clause 4.

many as the Lord our God shall call. VER. 13.

And with many other words did he Melzora taúrns ayámny ojdels éxel, iva testify and exhort, saying, Save yourτις την ψυχήν αυτού θη υπέρ των φίλων selves from this untoward generation. . αυτού. .

Then they that gladly received his

you,

b that ye

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