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A. D. 60. ings unto God ; Whiles by the experi- lesh. For though we walk in the ment of this ministration they glorify flesh, we do not war after the flesh : God for your professed subjection (For the weapons of our warfare are unto the Gospel of Christ, and for not camal, but mighty through God to your liberal distribution unto them, the pulling down of strong holds ;) and unto all men; And by their prayer 2 Cor. 1. 2-4. And my speech and for you, which long after you for the my preaching was not with enticing exceeding grace of God in you, ix. words of man's wisdom, but in de11-14.

monstration of the Spirit and of VER. 12.

power: That your faith should not 'H yèp raúxnois impeão aérn érti, to stand in the wisdom of men, but in apruptor rñs suvedhtems impeão, ori in the power of God, 1 Cor. ii. 4, 5. But απλότητα και ειλικρινεία Θεού, ουκ εν | by the grace of God I am what I am :: σοφία σαρκική, αλλ' εν χάριτι Θεού and his grace which was bestowed upon ανεστράφημεν εν τω κόσμο, περισσοτέρως | me was not in vain ; but I laboured δε προς υμάς. .

more abundantly than they all : yet a For our rejoicing is this, the testi- with me, wv. 10. But the wisdom

not I, but the grace of God which was mony of our conscience, bthat in sim- that is from above is first pure, then plicity and godly sincerity, c not with Aeshly wisdom, but by the grace of intreated, full of mercy and good

peaceable, gentle, and easy to be "God, we have had our conversation in fruits, without partiality, and without the world, and more abundantly to you- hypocrisy. And the fruit of righward.

teousness is sown in peace of them * And herein do I exercise myself, that make peace, Jam. iii. 17, 18. to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men,

VER. 13. Acts xxiv. 16. I say the truth in Ου γαρ άλλα γράφομεν υμίν αλλ' ή και Christ, I lie not, my conscience also avanvicueti, xal itirácxeTE, ťapi?" bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, si tu vai fos réacus étigvideos Rom. ix. 1. For I know nothing by For we write none other things unto myself; yet am I not hereby justi- you, than what ye read or acknowledge; fied : but he that judgeth mo is the and I trust ye shall acknowledge even to Lord, 1 Cor. iv. 4. Now the end of the end ; the commandment is charity, out of

VER. 14. a pure heart, and of a good conscience,

Καθώς και επέγνωσε ημάς από μέρους, , and of faith unfeigned, 1 Tim. i. 5. ori naúxmua imão lousy, nabarep need Holding faith, and a good conscience; ipiis inpeão, ev trñ impaépa toŨ Kupiou ’incoő. wbich some having put away, concerning faith bave made shipwreck,

As also ye have acknowledged us in 19. Pray for us : for we trust we have a part, that we are your rejoicing, a even as good conscience, in all things willing ye also are our's in the day of the Lord to live honestly, Heb. xii. 18. Hav.

Jesus. ing a good conscience; that, whereas a Holding forth the word of life; they speak evil of you, as of evil that I may rejoice in the day of doers, they may be ashamed that false-Christ, that I have not run in vain, ly accuse your good conversation in neither laboured in vain, Phil. ii. Christ, 1 Pet. iii. 16. The like figure 16. Therefore, my brethren dearly whereunto, even baptism, doth also beloved and longed for, my joy and now save us (not the putting away of crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my the filth of the flesh, but the answer of dearly beloved, iv. 1. For what is a good conscience toward God), by our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicthe resurrection of Jesus Christ, 21. ing? Āre not even ye in the presence

o See on 1 Cor. v. ver. 8. clause 2. of our Lord Jesus Christ at his com

• But I beseech you, that I may not ing? For ye are our glory and joy, be bold when I am present with that 1 l'hess. ii. 19, 20. confidence, wherewith I think to be bold against some, which think of us

VER. 15. as if we walked according to the Και ταύτη τη πεποιθήσει έβουλόμον

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προς υμάς ελθεϊν πρότερον, ίνα δευτέραν χάριν έχετε, ,

VER. 20. a And in this confidence I was minded

Οσαι γαρ επαγγελίαι Θεού, εν αυτώ το to come unto you before, that ye might wai, vais auto tà kune, em apos have a second benefit ;

δόξαν δι' ημών.

For all the promises of God in him are a See on 1 Cor. iv. ver. 19. clause 1. yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of VER. 16.

VER, 21. Και δι' υμών διελθείν εις Μακεδονίας, και πάλιν από Μακεδονίας ελθείν προς ο δε βεβαιών ημάς συν υμίν εις Χρισ. υμάς, και υφ' υμών προπεμφθήναι εις την τόν, και χρίσας ημάς, Θεός Ιουδαίαν

a Now he which stablisheth us with And to pass by you into Macedonia, you in Christ, band hath anointed us, is and to come again out of Macedonia God; unto you, and of you to be brought on Now to him that is of power to my way toward Judæa.

stablish you according to my Gospel VER. 17.

and the preaching of Jesus Christ, Τούτο ούν βουλευόμενος μη τι άρα τη according to the revelation of the ελαφρία έχρησάμην ; ή ά βουλεύομαι, κατά πystery which was kept secret since capxa Bovasuojai, iva | Fap' ipo to vei the world began, Rom. xvi. 25.

bHow God anointed Jesus of Naναι, και του το ου ου;

zareth with the Holy Ghost and with When I therefore was thus minded, power; who went about doing good, did I use lightness? or the things that and healing all that were oppressed I purpose, do I purpose a according to of the devil: for God was with him, the flesh, that with me there should be Acts x, 38. But ye have an unction yea yea, and nay nay?

from the Holy One, and ye know all a Ye judge after the flesh; I judge things, 1 John ü. 20. no man, John viii. 15.

VER. 22.
VER. 18.

ο και σφραγισάμενος ημάς, και δούς Πιστός δε ο Θεός, ότι ο λόγος ημών και τον αρραβώνα του Πνεύματος εν ταις καρπρος υμάς ουκ έγένετο ναι και ού. .

δίαις ημών. . * But as God is true, our word to

a Who hath also sealed us; band ward you was not yea and nay.

given the earnest of the Spirit in our • O1, preaching,

hearts. a See on John vii. ver. 28. clause 3. * In whom ye also trusted, after

that ye heard the word of truth, the Gos VER. 19.

pel of your salvation: in whom also 'o gàe To OECHLÓS ’Incoûç Xperòs o ly after that ye believed, ye were sealed υμίν δι' ημών κηρυχθείς, δι' εμού και Σι

with that holy Spirit of promise, LovavoŰ ws! Tipoléou, où éyéveto vai sai Eph. i. 13. And grieve not the holy ου, αλλά και εν αυτώ γέγονεν.

Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealFor the Son of God, Jesus Christ, 30. He that hath an ear, let him

ed unto the day of redemption, iv. who was preached among you by us, hear what the Spirit saith unto the beven by me and Silvanus and Timo- churches ; To him that overcometh theus, was not yea and nay, but in will I give to eat of the hidden manna,

and will give him a white stone, and a See on Matt. xiv.ver.33. clause 2. in the stone a new name written,

• And when Silas and Timotheus which no man knoweth saving. He were come from Macedonia, Paul that receiveth it, Rev. ii. 17. Saying, was pressed in the spirit, and testi- Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, fied to the Jews that Jesus was Christ, nor the trees, till we have sealed the Acts xviii. 5.

servants of our God in their foreheads, • See on Matt. xxiv, ver. 35. clause 2. / vii. 3. And it was commanded them

him was yea.

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that they should not hurt the grass of row from them of whom I ought to rethe earth, neither any green thing, joice; having confidence in you all, that neither any tree; but only those men my joy is the joy of you all. which have not the seal of God in their foreheads, ix. 4.

a And lest, when I come again my b See on John vii. ver. 39. clauses that I shall bewail many which have

God will humble me among you, and 1, 2.

sinned already, and have not repentVER. 23.

ed of the uncleanness, and fornica'Egào dà páptupa Tây Geò émixanoū- tion, and lasciviousness which they par éti pno sjena tuxnr, Ti perdópteros have committed, 2 Cor. xii. 21. υμών, ουκέτι ήλθον εις Κόρινθος: a Moreover I call God for a record

VER. 4. upon my soul, that to spare you I 'Εκ γαρ πολλής θλίψεως και συνοχής not as yet unto Corinth.

καρδίας έγραψα υμίν διά πολλών δακρύων, a See on Rom. i. ver. 9. clause 1.

ουχ ένα λυπηθήτε, αλλά την αγάπην ένα

γνώτε ήν έχω περισσοτέρως εις υμάς. . VER. 24.

For out of much affliction and anΟυχ ότι κυριεύομεν υμών της πίστεως, | guish of heart I wrote unto you with αλλά συνεργοί εσμεν της χαράς υμών, τη | many tears ; 8 not that ye should be γάς πίστει έστήκατε.

grieved, but that ye might know the love a Not for that we have dominion over

which I have more abundantly unto you. your faith, b but are helpers of your joy: a For though I made you sorry with for by faith ye stand.

a letter, I do not repent, though I did a See on Matt. xxiii. ver. 8. repent: for I perceive that the same

b And having this confidence, 1 epistle hath made you sorry, though know that I shall abide and continue it were but for a season. Now I rewith you all for your furtherance and joice, not that ye were made sorry, joy of faith; That your rejoicing may but that ye sorrowed to repentance : be more abundant in Jesus Christ for for ye were made sorry, after a godly me by my coming to you again, Phil. manner, that ye might receive dai. 25, 26.

mage by us in nothing, 2 Cor. vii. cSee on John viü. ver. 31.

8, 9.

VER. 5.

Ει δέτις λελύπηκεν, ουκ εμε λελύπηκεν, 'Εκρινα δε εμαυτώ τούτο, το μή πάλιν | αλλ' από μέρους, ίνα μή επιβαρώ πάντας ελθείν εν λύπη προς υμάς. .

υμάς. . But I determined this with myself, But if any have caused grief, he hath that I would not come again to you in not grieved me, but in part; that I may heaviness.

not overcharge you all. VER. 2. Ει γάς εγώ λυπώ υμάς, και τις έστιν

VER. 6. ο ευφραίνων με, ει μή ο λυπούμενος εξ Ικανόν τω τοιούτων και επιτιμία αύτη και έμου; ;

υπό των πλειόνων. a For if I make you sorry, who is he Sufficient to such a man a is this then that maketh me glad, but the same punishment, which was inflicted of which is made sorry by me?

many. a See 1 Cor. chap. v.

Or, censure.

a In the name of our Lord Jesus, VER. 3. Kai šypata iniy toīTo avrò, ivæ post and my spirit, with the power of our

Christ, when ye are gathered together, Dar nómi fx" áo' ay ides me xalçer, Lord Jesus Christ, 'To deliver such an πεποιθώς επί πάντας υμάς, ότι και έμή | one unto Satan for the destruction of χαρά, πάντων υμών εστιν.

the flesh, that the spirit may be saved 2 And I wrote this same unto you, in the day of the Lord Jesus, 1 Cor. lest, when I came, I should have sor v. 4, 5.

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that Satan tempt you not for your inVER. 7.

continency, 1 Cor. vii. 5. "Ωστε τουναντίον μάλλον υμάς χα

VER. 12. ρίσασθαι, και παρακαλέσαι, μήπως τη περισσοτέρα λύπη καταποθή ο τοιούτος. 'Ελθών δε εις την Τρωάδα εις το ευαγ

γέλιον του Χριστού, και θύρας μου άνεωνa So that contrariwise ye ought ra

μένης εν Κυρίω, , ther to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swal Furthermore, a when I came to Troas lowed up with overmuch sorrow. to preach Christ's Gospel, band a door a Brethren, if a man be overtaken in

was opened unto me of the Lord, a fault, ye which are spiritual restore

a And we sailed away from Philippi such an one in the spirit of meekness; after the days of unleavened bread, considering thyself, lest thou also bé and came unto them to Troas in five tempted, Bear ye one another's bur-days; where we abode seven days, dens, and so fulfil the law of Christ, Aets xx. 6. Gal. vi. 1, 2. And be ye kind one to

b For the same form of expression another, tenderhearted, forgiving one

see Acts xiv. 17.; 1 Cor. xvi. 9.; Col. another, even as God for Christ's sake iv. 3. ; Rom. üi. 8. hath forgiven you, Eph. iv. 32. See

VER. 13. also on Matt. vi. ver. 12. clause 3.

Ουκ έσχηκα άνεσιν τα πνεύματι μου, VER. 8.

τω μη ευρεϊν με Τίτον τον αδελφός μου· αλ. . Διό παρακαλώ υμάς κυρώσαι εις αυτόν | λα αποταξάμενος αυτούς, εξήλθον εις Μααγάπην.

κεδονίαν. Wherefore I beseech you that ye

a I had no rest in my spirit, because would confirm your love toward him. I found not Titus my brother: but tak

ing my leave of them, b I went from VER. 9.

thence into Macedonia. Εις τούτο γάρ και έγραψα, ένα γνώ την

a For, when we were come into δοκιμήν υμών, ει εις πάντα υπήκοοι έστε.

Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but For to this end also did I write, that we were troubled on every side; withI might know the proof of you, whether out were fightings, within were fears. ye be obedient in all things.

Nevertheless God that comforteth

those that are cast down, comforted VER. 10.

us by the coming of Titus, 2 Cor. vii. *su 86 mi xaplesos, vai šyú nalgas 5, 6. εγώ εί τι κεχάρισμαι, ο κεχάρισμαι, δι' And after the uproar was ceased, υμάς εν προσώπων Χριστού, ,

Paul called unto him the disciples, To whom ye forgive any thing, I for- and embraced them, and departed for give also: for if I forgave any thing, to go into Macedonia. And when he to whom I forgave it, for your sakes had gone over those parts, and had forgave I it - in the person of Christ; given them much exhortation, he came

into Greece, Acts xx. 1, 2. • Or, sight. a See on Matt. xvi. ver. 19. clause 3.

VER. 14.

Το δε Θεώ χάρις τα πάντοτε θριαμ. VER. 11.

βεύσντι εμάς εν τώ Χριστώ, και την οσμών "Ινα μη πλεονεκτηθώμεν υπό του Σατα- της γνώσεως αυτού φανερούντι δι' ημών εν να· ου γαρ αυτού τα νοήματα αγνοούμεν. | παντί τόπο

a Lest Satan o should get an advantage a Now thanks be unto God, which alof us: for we are not ignorant of his ways causeth us to triumph in Christ, devices.

band maketh manifest the savour of his * See on Matt. iv. ver. 1. clause 4.

knowledge by us in every place. Defraud ye not one the other, ex a See on 1 Cor. xv. ver.57. clause 1. cept it be with consent for a time, b Through mighty signs and won. that ye may give yourselves to fasting ders, by the power of the Spirit of and prayer; and come together again, God : so that from Jerusalem, and

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A. D. 60. round about unto Illyricum, I have God deceitfully; but by manifestafully preached the Gospel of Christ, tion of the truth commending our. Rom. xv. 19. Which is come unto selves to every man's conscience in you, as it is in all the world ; and the sight of God, 2 Cor. iv, 2. For bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in such are false apostles, deceitful you, since the day ye heard of it, and workers, transforming themselves into knew the grace of God in truth, Col. the apostles of Christ, xi. 13. For i. 6.

there shall arise false Christs, and VER. 15.

false prophets, and shall shew great "Ori Xplotou euwdía iguè tớ to by signs and wonders ; insomuch that, τοϊς σωζομένους και εν τοις απολλυμένοις· if it were possible, they shall deceive & For we are unto God a sweet savour

the very elect. Behold, I have told of Christ, in them that are saved, and in you before, Matt. xxiv. 24, 25. Por them that perish :

there are many unruly and vain talk

ers and deceivers, specially they of a For the preaching of the cross is the circumcision : Whose mouths to them that perish foolishness; but must be stopped, who subvert whole unto us which are saved it is the houses, teaching things which they power of God, 1 Cor. i. 18.

ought not, for filthy lucre's sake, Tit. VER. 16.

i. 10, 11, Beloved, believe not every Oις μεν, οσμή θανάτου εις θάνατον- οϊς spirit, but try the spirits whether they δε, οσμή ζωής εις ζωήν και προς ταύτα | phets are gone out into the world,

are of God, because many false proτις ικανός και

1 John iv. i. For there are certain a To the one we are the savour of men crept in unawares, who were bedeath unto deuth ; and to the other the fore of old ordained to this condemsavour of life unto life. And who is nation; ungodly men, turning the sufficient for these things?

grace of our God into lasciviousness, a And Simeon blessed them, and and denying the only Lord God, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, our Lord Jesus Christ, Jude 4. this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a

CHAP. III.--VER. 1. sign which shall be spoken against, 'Aρχόμεθα πάλιν εαυτούς συνιστάνει» ; Luke ii. 34. Unto you therefore ει μή χρήζομεν, ώς τινες, συστατικών which believe, he is precious: but unto é Titãs após üpãs, siç ipsãy tuottthem which be disobedient, the stone Tixã; which the builders disallowed, the a Do we begin again to commend our. same is made the head of the corner, selves? or need we, as some others, And a stone of stumbling, and a rock bepistles of commendation to you, or letof offence, even to them which stum ters of commendation from you ? ble at the word, being disobedient:

& For we commend not ourselves whereunto also they were appointed, again unto you, but give you occasion 1 Pet. č. 7, 8. See on 1 Cor. xv.ver. 10. clause 4. have somewhat to answer them which

to glory on our behalf, that ye may VER. 17.

glory in appearance, and not in heart, Ου γάς εσμεν, ώς οι πολλοί, καπηλεύον- | 2 Cor. ν. 19. τες τον λόγον του Θεού, αλλ' ώς εξ ειλικρι

b And when he was disposed to velas, ári' is ex EO, XATEVÓSTION to pass into Achaia, the brethren wrote, Θιού, εν Χριστώ λαλούμεν.

exhorting the disciples to receive him, For we are not as many, which Acts xviii. 27. corrupt the word of God: but as of

VER. 2. sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we t in Christ.

“Η επιστολή ημών υμείς έστι, έγε

γραμμένη εν ταις καρδίαις ημών, γινωσ. *Or, deal deceitfully with. + Or,of. xquérn sal årayırworopém ÜTÒ TAYTAY

. But have renounced the hidden év@pásmar things of dishonesty, not walking in a Ye are our epistle bwritten in our craftiness, nor handling the word of hearts, c known and read of all men :

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