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MATT. V. 20-22.
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xi. 7. And to her was granted that he die, shall be surely put to death. she should be arrayed in fine linen, If a man come presumptuously upon clean and white: for the fine linen is his neighbour, to slay him with guile; the righteousness of saints, Rev. xix.8. thou shalt take him from mine altar,
And now also the axe is laid un- that he may die, Exod. xxi. 12. 14. to the root of the trees: therefore Ye shall appoint you cities to be cities every tree which bringeth not forth of refuge for you, that the slayer may good fruit is hewn down, and cast into flee thither, which killeth any person the fire, Matt. iii. 10. Not every one at unawares. And they shall be unto that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall you cities for refuge from the avenger; enter into the kingdom of heaven; that the manslayer die not, until he but he that doeth the will of my Fa- stand before the congregation in judgther which is in heaven, vii. 21. And ment, Numb. xxxv. 11, 12. Whoso said, Verily I say unto you, Except killeth any person, the murderer shall ye be converted, and become as little be put to death by the mouth of witchildren, ye shall not enter into the nesses : but one witness shall not teskingdom of heaven, xviii. 3. Verily tify against any person to cause him to I say unto you, Whosoever shall not die. Moreover ye shall take no sareceive the kingdom of God as a lit- tisfaction for the life of a murderer, tle child, he shall not enter therein, which is guilty of death : but he shall Mark x. 15. Verily, verily, I say be surely put to death, 30, 31. unto thee, Except a man be born
VER. 22. again, he cannot see the kingdom of 'Εγώ δε λέγω υμίν, ότι πάς ο οργιζόμενος God. Except a man be born of water | τώ αδελφώ αυτού εική, ένοχος έσται τη and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into xqitet os g av einn Tã åden om avrov, pro the kingdom of God, John iii. 3. 5. xă, švoxos črtal to cuvedęłowo öz g' av sizin, Follow peace with all men, and holi- Μωρέ, ένοχος έσται εις την γέενναν του Dess, without which no man shall see mugos. the Lord, Heb. xii. 14. And there
But a I say unto you, That whosoever shall in no wise enter into it any thing is angry with his b brother (without a that defileth, neither whatsoever work
cause, shall be in danger of the djudgeth abomination, or maketh a lie: but
ment: eand whosoever shull say to his they which are written in the Lamb's brother, * Raca, shall be in danger of the book of life, Rev. xxi. 27.
council: but whosoever shall say, & Thou VER. 21.
fool, shall be in danger of h hell-fire. "Ηκούσατε, ότι ερρέθη τους αρχαίους Ού * That is, vain fellow. φονεύσεις: ός δ' αν φονεύση, ένοχος έσται τη a And it came to pass, when Jesus κρίσει. .
had ended these sayings, the people Ye have heard that it was a suid hy were astonished at his doctrine : for them of old time, b thou shalt not kill: he taught them as one having authocand whosnever shall kill shall be in rity, and not as the Scribes, Matt. vii. danger of the judgment.
28, 29. While he yet spake, behold, a . Or, to them.
bright cloud overshadowed them: and a Then she spake, saying, They behold a voice out of the cloud, which were wont to speak in old time, say- said, This is my beloved Son, in whom ing, They shall surely ask counsel at I am well pleased ; hear ye him, Abel: and so they ended the matter, xvii. 5. The LORD thy God will 2 Sam. XX. 18.
raise up unto thee a Prophet from b And surely your blood of your the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like lives will I require; at the hand of unto me; unto him ye shall hearken, every beast will I require it, and at Deut. xviii. 15. I will raise them up the hand of man; at the hand of every a Prophet from among their brethren, man's brother will I require the life like unto thee, and will put my words of man. Whoso sheddeth man's in his mouth; and he shall speak unto blood, by man shall his blood be shed: them all that I shall command him. for in the image of God made he And it shall come to pass, that whoman, Gen. ix. 5, 6. Thou shalt not ver will not hearken unto my kill, Exod. xx. 13.
words which he shall speak in my • He that smiteth a man, so that I name, I will require it of him, 18, 19.
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For Moses truly said unto the fa- , But when the Pharisees heard it, they thers, A prophet shall the LORD your said, This fellow doth not cast out God raise up unto you of your bre- devils, but by Beelzebub the prince of thren, like unto me; him shall ye hear the devils, xii. 24. Thus said Shimei in all things whatsoever he shall say when he cursed, Come out, come out, unto you. And it shall come to pass, thou bloody man, and thou man of that every soul, which will not hear Belial, 2 Sam. xvi. 7. Why go ye that Prophet, shall be destroyed from about to kill me? The people answeramong the people, Acts iii. 22, 23. ed and said, Thou hast a devil: who This is that Moses, which said unto goeth about to kill thee? John vii. the children of Israel, A Prophet shall 19, 20. Then answered the Jews, the LORD your God raise up unto you and said unto him, Say we not well of your brethren, like unto me; him that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a shall ye bear, vii. 37. Wherefore, devil? viii. 48. Then certain philosoholy brethren, partakers of the hea- phers of the Epicureans, and of the venly calling, consider the Apostle Stoicks, encountered him. And some and High Priest of our profession, said, What will this babbler say? Christ Jesus, Heb. ii. 1.
Acts xvii. 18. Nor revilers-shall inb One is your Master, even Christ; herit the kingdom of God, 1 Cor. vi. and all ye are brethren, Matt. xxiii. 8. 10. To speak evil of no man, to be But ye denied the Holy One and the no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all just, and desired a murderer to be meekness unto ali men, Tit. iii. 2. granted unto you; and killed the Prince Who when he was reviled, reviled of Life; whom God hath raised from the not again, 1 Pet. ii. 23. Not renderdead; whereof we are witnesses.- ing evil for evil, or railing for railing : And now, brethren, I wot that through but contrariwise blessing, iii. 9. Mi. ignorance ye did it, as did also your chael the archangel, when contending rulers, Acts iii. 14–17. And the with the devil he disputed about the next day he shewed himself unto them body of Moses, durst not bring against as they strove, and would have set him a railing accusation, but said, them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye The Lord rebuke thee, Jude 9. are brethren; why do ye wrong one to fBut beware of men : for they will another? But he that did his neigh- deliver you up to the councils, Matt. x. bour wrong thrust him away, vii. 26, 17. Now the Chief Priests, and elders, 27. Rebuke not an elder, but entreat and all the council, sought false withim as a father; and the younger men ness against Jesus, to put him to death, as brethren, 1 Tim. v. 1.
xxvi.59. And straightway in the morncAnd when he had looked round ing the Chief Priests held a consultaabout on them with anger, being griev- tion with the elders and Scribes and ed for the hardness of their hearts, he the whole council, and bound Jesus saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine and carried him away, and delivered hand, Mark iii. 5. Then, the master him to Pilate, Mark xv. 1. And when of the house being angry said to his they had brought them, they set them servant, Go out quickly into the streets before the council : and the High and lanes of the city, and bring in Priest asked them, saying, Acts v. hither the poor, and the maimed, and 27, 28. the halt, and the blind, Luke xiv, 21. & The fool hath said in his heart, Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the There is no God. They are corrupt, sun go down upon your wrath, Eph. they have done abominable works, iv. 26. For a bishop must be blame- there is none that doeth good, Ps. xiv. less, as the steward of God; not self. 1. O Lord, how great are thy works! willed, not soon angry, Tit. i. 7. and thy thoughts are very deep. A
d See parallels on last clause of brutish man knoweth not; neither ver. 21.
doth a fool understand this, xcii. 5,6. eJohn came neither eating nor drink- A wise man feareth, and departeth ing, and they say, He hath a devil. The from evil : but the fool rageth, and is Son of man came eating and drink- confident, Prov. xiv. 16. A fool's lips ing, and they say, Behold a man glut- enter into contention, and his mouth tonous, and a winebibber, a friend of calleth for strokes. A fool's mouth is Publicans and sinners, Matt. xi. 18, 19.' his destruction, and his lips are the
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MATT. v. 22--24.
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snare of his soul, xviii. 6,7. He that dead, small and great, stand before getteth riches, and not by right, shall God; and the books were opened : leave them in the midst of his days, and another book was opened, which and at his end shall be a fool, Jer. is the book of life: and the dead were xvii. 11.
judged out of those things which were b Fear not them which kill the body; written in the books, according to but are not able to kill the soul : but their works. And the sea gave up rather fear him which is able to de- the dead which were in it; and death stroy both soul and body in hell, Matt. and hell delivered up the dead which 1. 28. Wherefore if thy hand or thy were in them: and they were judgfoot offend thee, cut them off, and cast ed every man according to their them from thee: it is better for thee to works. And death and hell were cast enter into life halt or maimed, rather into the lake of fire. This is the sethan having two hands or two feet to cond death. And whosoever was not be cast into everlasting fire. And if found written in the book of life was thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast into the lake of fire, 12—15. cast it from thee: it is better for thee But the fearful, and unbelieving, and to enter into life with one eye, rather the abominable, and murderers, and than having two eyes to be cast into whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idohell fire, xvüi. 8, 9. Then shall he say laters, and all liars, shall have their also unto them on the left hand, De- part in the lake which burneth with fire part from me, ye cursed, into ever- and brimstone: which is the second lasting fire, prepared for the devil and death, xxi. 8. See also on last clause his angels, xxv. 41. And if thine eye of ver. 12. chap. iii. offend thee, pluck it out: it is better
VER. 23. for thee to enter into the kingdom of
'Εάν ούν προσφέρης το δώρόν σου επί το God with one eye, than having two | θυσιαστήριον, κακεί μνησθης ότι ο αδελφός eyes to be cast into hell fire: where
σου έχει τι κατά σου, , their worm dieth not, and the fire is
Therefore if a thou bring thy gift to not quenched, Mark ix. 47, 48. And the altar, and there rememberest that thy in hell he lift up his eyes, being in tor- brother hath ought against thee; ments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom. And he thou tell no man; but go thy way,
a And Jesus saith unto him, See cried and said, Father Abraham, have shew thyself to the priest, and offer mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that the gift that Moses commanded, for a he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tor- fools and blind! for whether is greater,
testimony unto them, Matt. viii. 4. Ye mented in this flame, Luke zvi, 23, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth 24. The hour is coming, in the which the gift? xxiii. 19. Three times in a all that are in the graves shall bear his voice, and shall come forth; they the LORD thy God in the place which
year shall all thy males appear before that have done good, unto the resurTection of life; and they that have leavened bread, and in the feast of
he shall choose; in the feast of undone evil, unto the resurrection of weeks, and in the feast of tabernadamnation, John v. 28, 29. The Lord cles : and they shall not appear before Jesus shall be revealed from heaven the Lord empty: Every man shall with his mighty angels, in flaming fire taking vengeance on them that give as he is able, according
to the know not God, and that obey not the he bath given thee, Deut. xvi. 16, 17.
blessing of the Lord thy God which gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: who
VER.24. shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the "Αφες εκεί το δώρόν σου έμπροσθεν του Lord, and from the glory of his power, | θυσιαστηρίου, και ύπαγε, πρώτον διαλλά? Thess. i. 7–9. Ånd the devil that yn Si tə adenozo cov. xal tóre én dày wpódeceived them was cast into the lake pege rò Süçów oo. of fire and brimstone, where the beast a Leave there thy gift before the altar, and the false prophet are, and shall be and go thy way; bfirst be reconciled to thy tormented day and night for ever and brother, and then come and offer thy gift. ever, Rev. xx. 10. And I saw the a Salt is good : but if the salt have
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MATT. y. 24-26.
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lost his saltness, wherewith will ye door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto season it? Have salt in yourselves, us; and he shall answer and say unto and have peace one with another, you, I know ye not whence ye are, Mark ix. 50. If it be possible, as Luke, xiii. 24, 25. Behold, now is the much as lieth in you, live peaceably accepted time; behold, now is the day with all men, Rom. xii. 18. I will of salvation, 2 Cor. vi. 2. Wherefore therefore that men pray every where, (as the Holy Ghost saith, To-day if ye lifting up holy hands, without wrath will hear his voice, Heb. iii. 7. But and doubting, 1 Tim. ii. 8. If ye have exhort one another daily, while it is bitter envying and strife in your hearts, called To-day; lest any of you be barglory not, and lie not against the dened through the deceitfulness of sin, truth. This wisdom descendeth not 13. For ye know how that after. from above, but is earthly, sensual, ward, when he would have inherited devilish. For where envying and the blessing, he was rejected : for he strife is, there is confusion and every found no place of repentance, though evil work, James iii. 14-16. he sought it carefully with tears, xii.
b But let a man examine himself, 17. and so let him eat of that bread, and c And the king of Israel said, Take drink of that cup, 1 Cor. xi. 28. Micaiah, and carry him back to Amon VER. 25.
the governor of the city, and to Joash *1591 BÚvoão tớ årtidixa cou taxù, fws the king, Put this fellow in the prison,
the king's son ; and say, Thus saith ότου εί εν τη οδώ μετ' αυτού μήποτέ σε and feed him with bread of affliction, παραδώ ο αντίδικος τα κριτή, και ο κριτής | and with water of afliction, until I σε παραδώ τώ υπερέτη, και εις φυλακής βληθήση.
come in peace, 1 Kings xxii. 26, 27. .
And his lord was wroth, and delivered a Agree with thine adversary quickly, him to the tormentors, till he should b whiles thou art in the way with him ; pay all that was due unto him, Matt. lest at any time the adversary deliver xviii. 34. Then said the king to the thee to the judge, Cand the judge deliver servants, Bind him hand and foot, and thee to the officer, and thou be cast into take him away, and cast him into outer prison.
darkness; there shall be weeping and a Acquaint now thyself with him, gnashing of teeth, xxii. 13. and be at peace : thereby good shall come unto thee, Job xxii. 21. When
VER. 26. thou goest with thine adversary to the 'Αμήν λέγω σοι, ου μη εξέλθης εκείθεν, magistrate, as thou art in the way, give ims av åtodos tòy Xatov xodzávtny. diligence that thou mayest be delivered from him; lest he hale thee to the
Verily I say unto thee, a Thou shalt by judge, and the judge deliver thee to
no means come out thence, till thou hast the officer, and the officer cast thee
paid the uttermost furthing. into prison, Luke xii. 58.
a And his lord was wroth, and deli. bFor this shall every one that is vered him to the tormentors, till he godly pray unto thee in a time when should pay all that was due unto him, thou mayest be found, Ps. xxxii. 6. Matt. xviii. 34. He will miserably deSeek ye the Lord while he may be stroy those wicked men, and will let out found, call ye upon him while he is his vineyard unto other husbandmen, near: Let the wicked forsake his way, which shall render him the fruits in and the unrighteous man his thoughts: their seasons, xxi. 41. I tell thee, thou and let him return unto the Lord, and shalt not depart thence, till thou hast he will have mercy upon him; and to paid the very last mite, Luke xii. 59. our God, for he will abundantly par- Between us and you there is a great don, Isa. lv. 6,7. Strive to enter in gulf fixed: so that theywhichwould pass at the strait gate : for many, I say from hence to you cannot; neither can unto you, will seek to enter in, and they pass to us, that would come from shall not be able. When once the thence, xvi. 26. Who shall be punished master of the house is risen up, and with everlasting destruction from the hath shut to the door, and ye begin presence of the Lord, and from the to stand without, and to knock at the glory of his power, 2 Thess. i. 9.
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MATT. v. 27-30.
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for it is profitable for thee that one of °Hxgúrate őrı ipfíon toss åpxabois ou thy members should perish, and not that μοιχεύσεις.
thy whole body should be cast into d hell. Ye have heard that it was said by them
* Or, do cause thee to offend. of old time, a Thou shalt not commit a And if thine eye offend thee, pluck adultery:
it out, and cast it from thee : it is a Thou shalt not commit adultery, better for thee to enter into life with Exod. xx. 14. And the man that com one eye, rather than having two eyes mitteth adultery with another man's to be cast into hell-fire, Matt. xviii.9. wife, even he that committeth adultery And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer out: it is better for thee to enter into and the adulteress shall surely be put the kingdom of God with one eye, to death, Ley. XI. 10. If a man be than, having two eyes, to be cast into found lying with a woman married to hell-fire. Mark ix. 47. an husband, then they shall both of
b And there be eunuchs, which have them die, both the man that lay with made themselves eunuchs for the the woman, and the woman : só shalt kingdom of heaven's sake. He that thou put away evil from among you, is able to receive it, let him receive it, Deut. xxii. 22. Whoso committeth Matt. xix. 12. If ye live after the adultery with a woman lacketh under- filesh, ye shall die: but if ye through standing: he that doeth it destroyeth the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the his own soul, Prov. vi. 32.
body, ye shall live, Rom. viii. 13. But
I keep under my body, and bring it in. VER. 28.
to subjection : lest that by any means, Εγώ δε λέγω υμίν, ότι πάς ο Ελέπων | when Ihave preached to others, I goraira wgos rò imi fupeñcas airās, ñdo self should be a cast-away, 1 Cor. ix.
myεμοίχευσεν αυτήν εν τη καρδία αυτού.
27. They that are Christ's have cruBut a I say unto you, b that whosoever cified the flesh with the affections and looketh on a woman to lust after her lusts, Gal. v. 24. Mortify therefore hath committed adultery with her al- your members which are upon the ready in his heart.
earth, Col. iii. 5. a See parallels on clause ver. 22.
cFor what is a man profited, if he b And it came to pass after these shall gain the whole world, and lose things, that his master's wife cast her his own soul? or what shall a man eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie give in exchange for his soul ? Matt. with me, Gen. xxxix. 7. Thou shalt xvi. 26. For what shall it profit a not covet thy neighbour's wife, Exod. man, if he shall gain the whole world, I. 17. I made a covenant with mine and lose his own soul ? Or what shall eyes; why then should I think
a man give in exchange for his soul? a maid? Job xxxi. 1. Lust not after Mark vii. 36, 37. For what is a man her beauty in thine heart; neither let advantaged, if he gain the whole her take thee with her eye-lids, Prov. world, and lose himself, or be cast vi. 25. Having eyes full of adultery, away? Luke ix. 25. and that cannot cease from sin ; be See parallels on last clause of guiling unstable souls, 2 Pet. ii. 14. ver. 22. For all that is in the world, the lust of
VER. 30. the flesh, and the lust of the
and Και ει και δεξιά σου χεις σκανδαλίζει σε, the pride of life, is not of the Father, έκκοψαν αυτήν, και βάλε από σου συμφέbut is of the world, 1 John ii. 16. ρει γάρ σοι, ίνα απόληται έν των μελών VER, 29.
σου, και μη όλον το σώμα σου βληθή εις
réervay. Ει δε ο οφθαλμός σου, και δεξιός, σκανδαλίζει σε, εξελε αυτόν, και βάλε από σου And a if thy right hand offend thee, συμφέρει γάρ σου ένα απόληται έν των με
cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is λών σου, και μη όλον το σώμα σου βλήθηγηefitable for thee that one of thy memεις γέενναν. .
bers should perish, and not that thy And = if thy right eye * offend thee, whole body should be b cast into hell. pluck it out, and cast it from thee ; a Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot