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A. D. 31. but he revealeth his secret unto his He answered and said unto them, * He servants the prophets, Amos iii. 7. that sowelh the good seerd b is the Son of
VER. 36. Tótt ápais toiş oxnous, ha Qevers the them, saying, the kingdom of heaven
a Another parable put he forth unto οικίαν ο Ιησούς και προσήλθον αυτώ οι μα- is likened unto a man which sowed θηταί αυτού, λέγοντες: Φράσον ημίν την good seed in his held. So the servants παραβολήν των ζιζανίων του αγρού.
of the householder came and said unto Then a Jesus sent the multitude away, him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed and went into the house : and his disciples in thy field ? from whence then hath came unto him, saying,b Declare unto us it tares ? 24. 27. the parable of the tares of the field. b The Son of man shall send forth
. And straightway Jesus constrain - his angels, and they shall gather ed his disciples to get into a ship, and out of his kingdom all things that to go before him unto the other side, offend, and them which do iniquity, while he sent the multitudes away,
He that receiveth you receive Matt. xiv. 22. And he sent away the eth me, and he that receiveth me multitude, and took ship, and came
receiveth him that sent me, into the coasts of Magdala, xv. 39. When Jesus came into the coasts And straightway he constrained his of Cæsarea Philippi, he asked his disciples to get into the ship, and disciples, saying, whom do men say to go to the other side before unto that I the Son of man am? And Bethsaida, while he sent away the they said, Some say that thou art people, Mark vi. 45.
John the Baptist: some Elias : and bHe answered and said unto them, others, Jeremias, or of the Because it is given unto you to know prophets. He saith unto them, But the mysteries of the kingdom of hea- whom say ye that I am? And Simon ven, but to them it is not given, Peter answered and said, Thou art 11. Then answered Peter and said the Christ, the Son of the living God. unto him, Declare unto us this para. xvi. 13–16. He that heareth you ble. And Jesus said, Are ye also yet heareth me; and he that despiseth you without understanding ? xv. 15, 16. despiseth me; and he that despiseth And when he was entered into the me despiseth him that sent me, Luke house from the people, his disciples x, 16. Verily, verily, I say unto you, asked him concerning the parable, He that receiveth whomsoever I send Mark vii. 17. Then said some of his receiveth me; and he that receiveth me disciples among themselves, What is receiveth him that sent me, John xiii. this that he saith unto us, A little 20. Then said Jesus to them again, while, and ye shall not see me: and Peace be unto you: as my Father again, a little while, and ye
hath sent me, even so send I
you, xx. me: and, Because I go to the Father? 21. But ye shall receive power, afThey said therefore, What is this that
ter the Holy Ghost is come upon you : he saith, A little while we cannot and ye shall be witnesses unto me tell wbat he saith. Now Jesus knew both in Jerusalem, and in all Judæa, that they were desirous to ask him, and in Samaria, and unto the utterand said unto them, Do ye inquire most part of the earth, Acts i. 8. Now among yourselves of that I said, A 1 say that Jesus Christ was a minister little while, and ye shall not see me :
of the circumcision for the truth of God, and again, A little while, and ye shall to confirm the promises made unto the see me? Verily, verily, I say unto you, fathers, Rom. xv. 8. Who then is That ye shall weep and lament, but Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministhe world shall rejoice: and ye shall ters by whom ye believed, even as the be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be Lord gave to every man ? I have plantturned into joy, John xvi. 17-20.
ed, Apollos watered; but God gave
the increase. So then neither is he VER. 37.
that planteth any thing, neither he that 'o di anonpıðeis, elnev aútoise 'o oral watereth; but God that giveth the psov tè mandy o wippa, ó vids Toll ky increase, 1 Cor. iii. 5—7. God, who θρώπου."
at sundry times and in divers man
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ners spake in time past unto the fa- | by the Scriptures of the prophets, acthers by the prophets, Heb. i. 1. How cording to the commandment of the shall we escape, if we neglect so great everlasting God, made known to all salvation ; which at the first began nations for the obedience of faith, to be spoken by the Lord, and was xvi. 26. Which is come unto you, confirmed unto us by them that heard as it is in all the world; and bringhim, ii. 3.
eth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, VER. 38.
since the day ye heard of it, and knew ο δε αγρός, έστιν ο κοσμος: Το δε κα
the grace of God in truth, Col. i. 6. λόν σπέρμα, ούτοι εισιν οι υιοί της βασι- | And I saw another angel Hy in the λείας: Τα δε ζιζάνια, εισίν οι υιοί του σο
midst of heaven, having the everlasting mpou.
gospel to preach unto them that dwell
on the earth, and to every nation, and The a field is the world ; b the good kindred, and tongue, and people, seed are the children of the kingdom ; | Rev. xiv. 6. but the tures are c the children of the b A seed shall serve him; it shall wicked one ;
be accounted to the Lord for a genea And this gospel of the kingdom ration, Ps. xxii. 30. . Yet it pleased shall be preached in all the world for the LORD to bruise him ; he hath put a witness unto all nations; and then him to grief: when thou shalt make shall the end come, Matt. xxiv. 14. his soul an offering for sin, he shall And Jesus came and spake unto them, see his seed, he shall prolong his days, saying, All power is given unto me in and the pleasure of the Lord shall heaven and in earth. Goye therefore, prosper in his hand, Isa. liii.10. And I and teach all nations, baptizing them will sow her unto me in the earth ; and in the name of the Father, and of the I will have mercy upon her that had Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Teach- not obtained mercy ; and I will say ing them to observe all things what to them which were not my people, soever I have commanded you : and, | Thou uri my people; and they shall lo, I am with you alway, even unto say, Thou art my God, Hos. ii. 23. the end of the world. Amen. xxviii. I will hiss for them, and gather them; 18-20. And he said unto them, Go for I have redeemed them: and they ye into all the world, and preach the shall increase as they have increased. gospel to every creature. He that be- And I will sow them among the peolieveth and is baptized shall be saved; ple : and they shall remember me in but he that believeth not shall be far countries; and they shall live with damned. And these signs shall fol. their children, and turn again, Zech. low them that believe ; In my name
X. 8, 9. But as many as received shall they cast out devils; they shali him, to them gave he power to become speak with new tongues; They shall the sons of God, even to them that take up serpents ; and if they drink believe on his name: Which were any deadly thing, it shall not hurt born, not of blood, nor of the will of them; they shall lay hands on the sick, the flesh, nor of the will of man, but and they shall recover. So then after of God, John i. 12, 13. Verily, verily, the Lord bad spoken unto them, he I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat was received up into heaven, and sat fall into the ground and die, it abideth on the right hand of God. And they alone : but if it die, it bringeth forth went forth, and preached every where, much fruit, xii. 24. And if children, the Lord working with them, and then heirs; heirs of God, and jointconfirming the word with signs follow- heirs with Christ; if so be that we ing. Amen. Mark xvi. 15-20. And suffer with him, that we may be also that repentance and remission of sins glorified together, Rom. viii. 17. Of should be preached in his name among his own will begat he us with the all nations, beginning at Jerusalem, word of truth, that we should be a Luke xxiv. 47. But I say, Have they kind of firstfruits of his creatures, not heard? Yes verily, their sound Jam. i. 18. Hearken, my beloved went into all the earth, and their brethren, Hath not God chosen the words unto the ends of the world, Rom. poor of this world rich in faith, and 2. 18. But now is made manifest, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath
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A. D. 31. promised to them that love him? ü. 5.1 The a enemy that sowed them is the deBeing born again, not of corruptible vil; b the harvest is the end of the world; seed, but of incorruptible, by the word Cand the reapers are the angels. of God, which liveth and abideth for ever, 1 Pet. i. 23. Beloved, now are a But while men slept, his enemy we the sons of God, and it doth not came and sowed tares among the yet appear what we shall be : but we wheat, and went his way, 25. He know that, when he shall appear, we said unto them, An enemy hath done shall be like him ; for we shall see him this. The servants said unto him, as he is. Whosoever is born of God Wilt thou then that we go and gather doth not commit sin; for his seed re- them up, 28. But I fear, lest by maineth in him : and he cannot sin, any means, as the serpent beguiled because he is born of God, 1 John iii. Eve through his subtilty, so your 2. 9.
minds should be corrupted from the When any one heareth the word simplicity that is in Christ, 2 Cor. xi. of the kingdom, and understandeth it 3. For such are false apostles, denot, then cometh the wicked one, and ceitful workers, transforming themcatcheth away that which was sown selves into the apostles of Christ. And in his heart. This is he which re no marvel; for Satan himself is transceived seed by the way side, 19. formed into an angel of light. ThereAnd I will put enmity between thee fore it is no great thing if his ministers and the woman, and between thy also be transformed as the ministers seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy of righteousness ; whose end shall be head, and thou shalt bruise his heel, according to their works, 13–15. Gen. iii. 15. Ye are of your father wherein in time past ye walked acthe devil, and the lusts of your father cording to the course of this world, ye will do. He was a murderer from according to the prince of the power the beginning, and abode not in the of the air, the spirit that now worketh truth, because there is no truth in him. in the children of disobedience, Eph. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh ii. 2. Put on the whole armour of of his own : for he is a liar, and the God, that ye may be able to stand father of it, John viii. 44. And said, against the wiles of the devil. For O full of all subtilty and all mischief, we wrestle not against flesh and blood, thou child of the devil, thou enemy but against principalities, against of all righteousness, wilt thou not powers, against the rulers of the darkcease to pervert the right ways of the ness of this world, against spiritual Lord ? Acts xiii. 10. (For many walk, wickedness in high places, vi. 11, 12. of whom I have told you often, and And then shall that wicked be revealnow tell you even weeping, that they ed, whom the Lord shall consume with are the enemies of the cross of Christ : the spirit of his moutlı, and shall deWhose endis destruction, whose God stroy with the brightness of his coming: is their belly, and whose glory is in Even him, whose coming is after the their shame,who mind earthly things), working of Satan with all power and Phil. iii. 18, 19. He that committeth signs and lying wonders, And with all sin is of the devil ; for the devil sin- deceivableness of unrighteousness in Deth from the beginning. For this them that perish ; because they repurpose the Son of God was manifest- ceived not the love of the truth, that ed, that he might destroy the works they might be saved. And for this of the devil, 1 John iii. 8. In this the cause God shall send them strong dechildren of God are manifest, and | lusion, that they should believe a lie, the children of the devil : whosoever 2 Thess. ii. 8—11. Be sober, be vi. doeth not righteousness is not of God, gilant; because your adversary the neither he that loveth not his brother, devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, 10.
seeking whom he may devour, 1 Pet. VER. 39.
v. 8. And the great dragon was cast 'O dè éxOpós o o meigas avrà, toti o out, that old serpent, called the Devil, διάβολος: ο δε θερισμός, συντέλεια του and Satan, which deceiveth the whole elävóc lot of dà Sepiotai, ägyencé world : he was cast out into the earth, tion.
and his angels were cast out with him,
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Rev. xii. 9. And deceiveth them that in his glory, and all the holy angels dwell on the earth by the means of with him, then shall be sit upon the those miracles which he had power throne of his glory, Matt. xxv. 31. A to do in the sight of the beast; say- fiery stream issued and came forth ing to them that dwell on the earth, from before him: thousand thousands that they should make an image to ministered unto him, and ten thousand the beast, which bad the wound by a times ten thousand stood before him: sword, and did live, xiii. 14. And the the judgment was set, and the books beast was taken, and with him the were opened, Dan. vii. 10. And to false prophet that wrought miracles you who are troubled rest with us, before him, with which he deceived when the Lord Jesus shall be reveal. them that had received the mark of ed from heaven with his mighty anthe beast, and them that worshipped gels, in faming fire taking vengeance his image. These both were cast alive on them that know not God, and that into a lake of fire burning with brim- obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus stone, xix. 20. And he laid hold on Christ: Who shall be punished with the dragon, that old serpent, which everlasting destruction from the preis the Devil, and Satan, and bound bim sence of the Lord, and from the glory a thousand years, And cast him into of his power; When he shall come the bottomless pit, and she
to be glorified in his saints, and to be and set a seal upon him, that he admired in all them that believe (beshould deceive the nations no more, cause our testimony among you was till the thousand years should be ful- believed) in that day, 2 Thess. i. 7filled : and after that he must be loos And Enoch also, the seventh ed a little season, xx, 2, 3. And when from Adam, prophesied of these, saythe thousand years are expired, Satan ing, Behold, the Lord cometh with shall be loosed out of his prison, and ten thousand of his saints, Jude 14. shall go out to deceive the nations
VER. 40. which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them "Ωσπερ ούν συλλέγεται τα ζιζάνια, και together to battle: the number of | συρί κατακαίεται» ούτως έσται εν τη συνwhom is as the sand of the sea. And TEAcią toŨ aiãvos TOUTOU. they went up on the breadth of the As therefore a the tares are gathered earth, and compassed the camp of and burned in the fire; se shali it be in the saints about, and the beloved city: the end of this world. and fire came down from God out of
a Let both grow together until the heaven, and devoured them. And the harvest : and in the time of harvest devil that deceived them was cast I will say to the reapers, Gather ye into the lake of fire and brimstone, together first the tares, and bind where the beast and the false prophet them in bundles to burn them : but
and shall be tormented day and gather the wheat into my bar, 30. night for ever and ever, 7—10. Ý So shall it be at the end of the
VER. 41. world : the angels shall come forth, 'Αποστελεί ο υιός τα ανθρώπου τους and sever the wicked from among | αγγέλους αυτού, και συλλέξουσιν εκ της the just, 49. And as he sat upon βασιλείας αυτού πάντα τα σκάνδαλα, και the mount of Olives, the disciples | τους ασκούντας την ανομίαν came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and
a The Son of man skall send forth his what shall be the sign of thy com
angels, and they shall gather out of ing, and of the end of the world xxiv. his kingdom all things that offend, and
them which do iniquity : 3. And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice a And he shall send his angels to him that sat on the cloud, Thrust with a great sound of a trumpet, in thy sickle and reap: for the time and they shall gather together his is come for thee to reap; for the bar- elect from the four winds, from one vest of the earth is ripe, Rev. xiv. end of heaven to the other, Matt. xxiv.
31. And then shall he send his angels, • When the Son of man shall come and shall gather together his elect
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A. D. 31, from the four winds, from the utter. | pel, 16. And there shall in no wise most part of the earth to the utter enter into it any thing that defileth, most part of heaven, Mark xiii. 27. neither whatsoever worketh abomiAnd again, when he bringeth in the nation, or maketh a lie : but they first begotten into the world, he saith, which are written in the Lamb's book And let all the angels of God worship of life, Rev. xxi. 27. him. And of the angels he saith, Who
VER. 42. maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire, Heb. i. 6,7. Και βαλούσιν αυτούς εις την κάμινον του Are they not all ministering spirits, πυρός εκεί έσται ο κλαυθμός και ο βρυγμός Sent forth to minister for them who των οδόντων. . shall be heirs of salvation ? 14.
And shall a cast them into a furnace of So shall it be at the end of the fire: there shall be b wailing and gnashworld : the angels shall come forth, 'ing of teeth. and sever the wicked from among the just, 49. Woe unto the world
a See on clause 8. ver. 22. ch. v. because of offences ! for it must
b And shall cast them into the fur: needs be that offences come; but nace of fire : there shall be wailing woe to that man by whom the of- and gnashing of teeth, 50. But fence cometh! xviii. 7. Now, I the children of the kingdom shall beseech you, brethren, mark them be cast out into outer darkness : there which cause divisions and offences shall be weeping and gnashing of contrary to the doctrine which
teeth, viii. 12. Then said the king have learned ; and avoid them. For to the servants, Bind him hand and they that are such serve not our Lord foot, and take him away, and cast him Jesus Christ, but their own belly; into outer darkness ; there shall be and by good words and fair speeches weeping and gnashing of teeth, xxii. deceive the hearts of the simple, Rom. 13. There shall be weeping and gnashxvi. 17, 18. But there were false ing of teeth, when ye shall see Abra. prophets also among the people, even ham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the as there shall be false teachers among prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you, who privily shall bring in dam. you yourselves thrust out, Luke xiii. nable heresies, even denying the Lord 28. that bought them, and bring upon
VER. 43. themselves swift destruction. And many shall follow their pernicious εν τη βασιλεία του πατρός αυτών· ο έχων
Τότε οι δίκαιοι εκλάμψουσιν ώς ο ήλιος, , ways; by reason of whom the way ZTC Srovelv, åxovétw. of truth shall be evil spoken of, 2 Pet. ii. 1, 2.
Then a shall the righteous shine forth • Many will say to me in that day, as the sun b in the kingdom of their FaLord, Lord, have we not prophesied ther. Who hath ears to hear let him in thy name? and in thy name have hear. cast out devils ? and in thy name done a Then shall the king say unto them many wonderful works? And then on his right hand, Come, ye blessed will I profess unto them, I never knew of my Father, inherit the kingdom you: depart from me, ye that work prepared for you from the foundation iniquity, Matt. vii. 22, 23. Then shall of the world, Matt. xxv. 34. ye begin to say, we have eaten and these shall go away into everlasting drunk in thy presence, and thou hast punishment: but the righteous into taught in our streets. But he shall life eternal, 46. And they that be wise say, I tell you, I know you not shall shine as the brightness of the whence ye are; depart from me, all firmament; and they turn many to ye workers of iniquity, Luke xiii. 26, righteousness as the stars for ever and 27. But unto them that are conten ever, Dan. xii. 3. There is one glory tious, and do not obey the truth, but of the sun, another glory of the moon, obey unrighteousness, indignation, and and another glory of the stars : for wrath, Rom. i. 8. In the day when one star differeth from another star in God shall judge the secrets of men glory. So also is the resurrection of by Jesus Christ according to my gos- the dead. It is sown in corruption;