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MATT. VII. 29.–VIII. 1, 2.

A. D. 31. guides, which strain at a gnat, and Mark i. 40. And it came to pass, swallow a camel, 15—24. Then the when he was in a certain city, behold Pharisees and Scribes asked him, a man full of leprosy: who seeing Why walk not thy disciples according Jesus fell on his face, and besought to the tradition of the elders, but eat him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou bread with unwashen hands? He an- canst make me clean, Luke v, 12. swered and said unto them, Well b Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, hath Esaias prophesied of you hypo- raise the dead, cast out devils : freely crites, as it is written, This people ye have received, freely give, Matt. . honoureth me with their lips, but their 8. He is a leprous man, he is unclean : heart is far from me. Howbeit in vain the priest shall pronounce him utterly do they worship me, teaching for doc- i unclean ; his plague is in his head. trines the commandments of men. And the leper in whom the plague For laying aside the commandment is, his clothes shall be rent, and of God, ye hold the tradition of men, his head bare, and he shall put a as the washing of pots and cups: and covering upon his upper lip, and shall many other such like things ye do. cry, Unclean, unclean. All the days And he said unto them, Full well ye wherein the plague shall be in him reject the commandment of God, that he shall be defiled; he is unclean : he ye may keep your own tradition. For shall dwell alone ; without the camp Moses said, Honour thy father and shall his habitation be, Lev. xiii. 44thy mother; and, Whoso curseth fa- 46. Command the children of Israel, ther or mother, let him die the death: that they put out of the camp every But ye say, If a man shall say to his leper, and every one that hath an isfather or mother, It is Corban, that is sue, and whosoever is defiled by the to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou dead : Both male and female shall ye mightest be profited by me; he shall put out, without the camp shall ye be free. And ye suffer him no more put them; that they defile not their to do ought for his father or his mo- camps, in the midst whereof I dwell, ther ; Making the word of God of Numb. v. 2, 3. Take heed in the none effect through your tradition, plague of leprosy, that thou observe which ye have delivered : And many diligently, and do according to all such like things do ye, Mark vii. 5— that the priests the Levites shall 13.

teach you : as I commanded them, so CHAP. VIII. VER. 1.

ye shall observe to do. Remember

what the LORD thy God did unto MiKataßévti di auto&TÒ TOū õpous, nxo- riam by the way, after that ye were λούθησαν αυτώ όχλοι πολλοί. .

come forth out of Egypt, Deut. xxiv. When he was a come down from the had a censer in his hand to burn in

8,9. Then Uzziah was wroth, and mountain, great multitudes followed

cense: and while he was wroth with him.

the priests, the leprosy even rose up a See parallels 'on clause 2, ver. 1. in his forehead before the priests in chap. v.

the house of the Lord, from beside 6 See parallels on clause 1, ver. 25. the incense altar. And Azariah the chap. iv.

chief priest, and all the priests, looked VER. 2.

upon him, and, behold, he was leprous

in his forehead, and they thrust him Kai idoù, nenços ša@posenúval avto, out from thence; yea himself hasted λέγων· Κύριε, εάν θέλης, δύνασαι με κα- also to go out, because the LoRD had θαρίσαι, ,

smitten him. And Uzziah the king And, a behold, there came ba leper was a leper unto the day of his death, and e worshipped him, saying, Lord, if and dwelt in a several house, being a thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.

leper; for he was cut off from the house

of the Lord: and Jotham his son was 1 And there came a leper to him, be- over the king's house, judging the peoseeching him, and kneeling down to ple of the land, 2 Chron. xxvi. 19him, and saying unto him, If thou 21. And as he entered into a certain wilt, thou canst make me clean, village, there met him ten men that


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MATT. VII. 2-4.

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were lepers, wbich stood afar off, ) on him, vii. 32. And looking up to Luke xvii. 12.

heaven, he sighed, and saith unto See parallels on last clause, ver. him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened, 2. chap.ii.

34. When Jesus saw that the peoa And when he was come into the ple came running together, he rehouse, the blind men came to him : buked the foul spirit, saying unto and Jesus saith unto them, believe ye him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I that I am able to do this ? they said, charge thee, come out of him, and unto him, Yea, Lord. Then touched enter no more into him, ix. 25. And he their eyes, saying, According to he put forth his hand, and touched your faith be it unto you, Matt. ix. him, saying, I will: be thou_clean. 28, 29. And he did not many mighty And immediately the leprosy departworks there because of their unbelief, ed from him, Luke v. 13. And he xiii. 58. And oft-times it hath cast came and touched the bier: and they him into the fire, and into the waters, that bare him stood still. And he to destroy him : but if thou canst do said, Young man, I say unto thee, any thing, have compassion on us, and Arise, vii. 14. For as the Father help us. Jesus said unto bim, If thou raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth canst believe, all things are possible them; even so the Son quickeneth to him that believeth. And straight- whom he will, John v. 21. And when way the father of the child cried out, he thus had spoken, he cried with a and said with tears, Lord, I believe; loud voice, Lazarus, come forth, xi. help thou mine unbelief, Mark ix. 43. If I had not done among them 22-24.

the works which none other man did, VER. 3.

they had not had siņ: but now have Και εκτείνας την χείρα, ήψατο αυτού ο they both seen and hated both me

and Father, xv. 24. Ιησούς, λέγων· Θέλω, καθαρίσθητι. Και


c Jesus answered and said unto ευθέως εκαθαρίσθη αυτού και λέπρα.

them, Go, and shew John again those And Jesus a put forth his hand, and things which ye do hear and see : touched him, saying, b I will; be thou The blind receive their sight, and the clean. c And immediately his leprosy lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, was cleansed.

and the deaf hear, the dead are a But Naaman was wroth, and went raised up, and the poor have the gosaway, and said, Behold, I thought, pel preached to them, Matt. xi. 4, 5. He will surely come out to me, and Then went he down, and dipped himstand, and call on the name of the self seven times in Jordan, according Lord his God, and strike his hand to the saying of the man of God: and over the place, and recover the leper. his flesh came again like unto the 2 Kings v. 11.

flesh of a little child, and he was And God said, Let there be light : clean, 2 Kings v. 14. And when he and there was light, Gen. i. 3. For saw them, he said unto them, Go, he spake, and it was done: he com shew yourselves unto the priests. manded, and it stood fast, Psal. xxxiii. And it came to pass, that, as they 9. And Jesus, moved with compas- went, they were cleansed. And one sion, put forth his hand, and touched of them, when he saw that he was him, and saith unto him, I will; be healed, turned back, and with a loud thou clean, Mark i. 41. And he voice glorified God, Luke xvii. 14, 15., arose, and rebuked the wind, and

VER. 4. said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was

Και λέγει αυτώ ο Ιησούς: "Ορα μηδενί είa great calm, iv. 39. And he took | πης» αλλά ύπαγε, σεαυτόν δείξον τώ ιερεί, the damsel by the hand, and said και προσενεγκε το δώρον και προσέταξε Μωunto her, Talitha cumi; which is, oñs, eis paprópsov avtors. being interpreted, Damsel, I say unto And Jesus saith unto him, a See thou thee, arise, v. 41. And they bring tell no man ; but go thy way, b shew thyunto him one that was deaf, and had self to the priest, and offer the gift that an impediment in his speech ; and Moses commanded, for a testimony unto they beseech him to put his hand up- them,

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MATT. VIII. 4, 5.

A. D. 31. & Take heed that ye do not your alms | law, and make it honourable, Is. xlii. before men, to be seen of them : 21. And when he saw them, he said otherwise ye have no reward of your unto them, Go, shew yourselves unto Father which is in heaven, Matt. the priests. And it came to pass, vi. 1. And their eyes were opened ; that, as they went, they were cleansed. and Jesus straitly charged them, say.

VER. 5. ing, See that no man know it, ix. 30.

Εισελθόντι δε τώ Ιησού εις ΚαπερναAnd charged them that you

should not make him known : That it might cõue,

apoona bev avto inatórtapXos tagabe fulfilled which was spoken by

καλών αυτών, Esaias the prophet, saying, Behold

And when Jesus was a entered into my servant, whom I have chosen ;{my Capernaum, there came unto him ba cenbeloved, in whom my soul is weil turion, beseeching him, pleased : I will put my spirit upon a And leaving Nazareth, he came him, and he shall shew judgment to and dwelt in Capernaum, which is the Gentiles. He shall not strive, upon the sea-coast, on the borders of nor cry; neither shall any man hear Zabulon and Nepthalim, Matt. iv. 13. his voice in the streets, xii. 16-19. And he entered into a ship, and Then charged he his disciples that passed over, and came into his own they should tell no man that he was city, ix. 1. And thou, Capernaum, Jesus the Christ, xvi. 20. And as which art exalted unto heaven, shalt they came down from the mountain, be brought down to hell : for if the Jesus charged them, saying, Tell the mighty works, which have been done vision to no man, until the Son of in thee, had been done in Sodom, it man be risen again from the dead, would have remained until this day, xvii. 9. And he straitly charged xi. 23. And again he entered into him, and forthwith sent him away; Capernaum after some days; and it and saith unto him, See thou say no was noised that he was in the house, thing to any man: but go thy way, Mark ii. 1. Now when he had ended shew thyself to the priest, and offer all his sayings in the audience of the for thy cleansing those things which people, he entered into Capernaum, Moses commanded, for a testimony Luke vii. 1. unto them, Mark i. 43, 44. And he o Now when the centurion, and they charged them that they should tell that were with him, watching Jesus no man : but the more he charged saw the earthquake, and those things them, so much the more a great deal that were done, they feared greatly, they published it, vii. 36. And he saying, Truly this was the Son of charged him to tell no man : but go, God, Matt. xxvii. 54. And when the and shew thyself to the priest, and centurion, which stood over against offer for thy cleansing, according as him, saw that he so cried out, and Moses commanded, for a testimony gave up the ghost, he said, Truly this unto them, Luke v. 14. I receive not man was the Son of God, Mark x. honour from men, John v. 41. He 39. And as they bound him with that speaketh of himself seeketh his thongs, Paul said unto the centurion own glory: but he that seeketh bis that stood by, Is it lawful for you to glory that sent him, the same is true, scourge a man that is a Roman, and and no unrighteousness is in him, vii. uncondemned? Acts xxii. 25. Then 18. And I seek not mine own glory : Paul called one of the centurions there is one that seeketh and judg- unto him, and said, Bring this young eth, viii. 50.

man unto the chief captain : for he • And Jesus answering said unto hath a certain thing to tell him. And him, Suffer it to be so now : for thus it he called unto him two centurions, becometh us to fulfil all righteous- saying, Make ready two hundred sol. ness. Then he suffered him, iii. 15. diers to go to Cæsarea, and horsemen Think not that I am come to destroy threescore and ten, and spearmen two the law or the prophets : I am not hundred, at the third hour of the night, come to destroy, but to fulfil, v. 17. xxiii. 17. 23. And when it was deThe Lord is well pleased for his righ- termined that we should

sail into Italy, teousness sake; he will magnify the they delivered Paul and certain other

A.D. 31.
MATT, VII. 5-8.

A. D. 31. prisoners untoone named Julius, a cen unto them. And they come unto him, turion of Augustus' band, xxvii.1. Paul bringing one sick of the palsy, Mark ii. said to the centurion and to the sol. 2, 3. For unclean spirits, crying with diers, Except these abide in the ship, loud voice, came out of many that were ye cannot be saved, 31. But the cen possessed with them : and many taken turion, willing to save Paul, kept them with palsies, and that were lame, were from their purpose ; and commanded healed, Acts viii. 7. And there he that they which could swim should found a certain man named Æneas, cast themselves first into the sea, and which had kept his bed eight years, get to land, 43,

and was sick of the palsy, ix. 33. VER. 6.

VER. 7. Και λέγων· Κύριε, ο παίς μου βέβληται Και λέγει αυτώ ο Ιησούς: "Εγώ ελθών εν τη οικία, παραλυτικός, δεινώς βασανι- θεραπεύσω αυτόν: ζόμενος.

And Jesus saith unto him, a I will And saying, Lord, a my servant lieth come and heal him. at home sick of the bpalsy, grievously a While he spake these things unto tormented.

them, behold, there came a certain a If I did despise the cause of ruler, and worshipped him, saying, my manservant or of my maidser- My daughter is even now dead: but vant, when they contended with me; come and lay thy hand upon her, and what then shall I do when God riseth she shall live. And Jesus arose, and up? and when he visiteth, what shall followed him, and so did his disciples, I answer him? Job xxxi. 13, 14. Matt. ix. 18, 19. And besought him Where there is neither Greek nor greatly,saying, Mylittle daughter lieth Jew,circumcision nor uncircumcision, at the point of death: I pray thee, come Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free : and lay thy hands on her, that she may but Christ is all, and in all, Col. iii. be healed; and she shall live. And 11. Masters, give unto your servants Jesus went with him ; and much peothat which is just and equal; know. ple followed him, and thronged him, ing that ye also have a Master in Mark v. 23, 24. Then Jesus went heaven, iv. 1. And they that have with them. And when he was now believing masters, let them not de- not far from the house, the centurion spise them, because they are brethren; sent friends to him, saying unto him, but rather do them service, because Lord, trouble not thyself : for I am they are faithful and beloved par- not worthy that thou shouldest enter takers of the benefit. These things under my roof, Luke vii, 6. teach and exhort, 1 Tim. vi, 2. Not

VER. 8. now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me,

Και αποκριθείς και εκατόνταρχος έφη: but how much more unto thee, both

in | Κύριε, ουκ ειμι ικανός να μου υπό την στέthe flesh, and in the Lord ? Philem. 16. zmy sloénong: år ad móvon sind Tóyor, rai

BAnd his fame went throughout all | αθήσεται ο παίς μου. Syria : and they brought unto him all The centurion answered and said, sick people that were taken with di- Lord, a I am not worthy that thou vers diseases and torments, and those shouldest come under my roof: b but which were possessed with devils, and speak the word only, and my servant those which were lunatic, and those shall be healed. that had the palsy; and he healed a I indeed baptize you with water them, iv. 24. And, behold, they unto repentance : but he that cometh brought to him a man sick of the palsy, after ine is mightier than I, whose lying on a bed : and Jesus seeing their shoes I am not worthy to bear : he faith said unto the sick of the palsy ; shall baptize you with the Holy Son, be of good cheer, thy sins be for- Ghost, and with fire. But John forgiven thee, ix, 2. And straightway bade him, saying, I have need to be many were gathered together, inso- baptized of thee, and comest thou to much that there was no room to re me ? Matt. iii. 11, 14. But he answered ceive them, no, not so much as about and said, It is not meet to take the the door: and he preached the word children's bread, and to cast it to dogs.

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MATT. VIII. 8, 9.

A. D. 31. And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the at their wit's end. Then they cry dogs eat of the crumbs which fall unto the Lord in their trouble, and from their master's table, xv. 26, 27. he bringeth them out of their dis. I am not worthy of the least of all tresses. He maketh the storm a calm, the mercies, and of all the truth, so that the waves thereof are still, which thou hast shewed unto thy ser- Ps. cvii. 25—29. They continue this vant; for with my staff I passed over lay according to thine ordinances : this Jordan; and now I am become two for all are thy servants, cxix. 91. Fire, bands, Gen. xxxii. 10. When Simon and hail ; snow, and vapours; stormy Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' wind fulfilling his word, cxlviii. 8. Ó knees, saying, Depart from me ; for thou sword of the Lord, how long I am a sinful man, O Lord, Luke v. 8. will it be ere thou be quiet; put up Then Jesus went with them. And when thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be he was now not far from the house, still. How can it be quiet, seeing the centurion sent friends to him, say: the Lord hath given it a charge ing unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself: against Ashkelon, and against the for I am not worthy that thou should- sea-shore ? there hath he appointed it, est enter under my roof: Where- Jer. xlvii. 6,7. Or if I bring a sword fore neither thought I myself worthy upon that land, and say, Sword go to come unto thee: but say in a word, through the land ; so that I cut off and my servant shall be healed, vii. man and beast from it: Though these 6,7. He it is, who coming after me three men were in it, as I live, saith is preferred before me, whose shoe's the Lord God, they shall deliver neilatchet I am not worthy to unloose, ther sons nor daughters, but they only John i. 27. Then cometh he to Simon shall be delivered themselves. Or if Peter: and Peter said unto him, Lord, I send a pestilence into that land, and dost thou wash my feet? Jesus an- pour out my fury upon it in blood, to swered and said unto him, What I cut off from it man and beast : Though do, thou knowest not now; but thou Noah, Daniel, and Job, uere in it, as shalt know hereafter. Peter saith unto I live, saith the Lord God, they shall him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. deliver neither son nor daughter; they Jesus answered him, If I wash thee shall but deliver their own souls by not, thou hast no part with me, xiii. their righteousness. For thus saith 6-8.

the Lord God, How much more b See parallels on clause 2, ver. 3. when I send my four sore judgments VER. 9.

upon Jerusalem, the sword, and the Kaigaç équà ăs@pwwós tips inò žçovolav, the pestilence, to cut off from it man

famine, and the noisome beast, and ixay it imavrà ospatiýtase xai aéyou and beast? Ezek. xiv. 17—21. And τούτω: Πορεύθητι, και πορεύεται, και άλλω" he arose, and rebuked the wind, and "Epxou, sai šeXetai rai tự doúros je ove said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And Ποίησον τούτο, και ποιεί.

the wind ceased, and there was a a For I am a man under authority, great calm. And he said unto them, having soldiers under me : and I say to Why are ye so fearful? How is it that this man, Go, and he goeth; and to an

ye have no faith? And they feared other, Come, and he cometh; band to my exceedingly, and said one to another, servant, Do this, and he doeth it.

What manner of man is this, that a Canst thou lift up thy voice to the even the wind and sea obey him, clouds, that abundance of waters may Mark iv. 39–41. And Jesus rebuked cover thee? Canst thou send light- him, saying, Hold thy peace, and nings, that they may go, and say unto come out of him. And when the devil thee, Here we are Job xxxviii. 34, had thrown him in the midst, he came 35. For he commandeth, and raiseth out of him, and hurt him not. And they the stormy wind, which lifteth up the were all amazed, and spake among waves thereof. They mount up to the themselves, saying, What a word is heavens, they go down again to the this! for with authority and power he depths : their soul is melted because commandeth the unclean spirits, and of trouble. They reel to and fro, and they come out, Luke iv. 35, 36. And he stagger like a drunken man, and are stood over her, and rebuked the fever;

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