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A. D. 30. the flesh and the unleavened cakes ; | above the firmament that was over and there rose up fire out of the rock, their heads was the likeness of a and consumed the Aesh and the un- throne, as the appearance of a sapleavened cakes.' Then the angel of phire stone : and upon the likeness the LORD departed out of his sight. of the throne was the likeness as the And when Gideon perceived that he appearance of a man above upon it. was an angel of the Lord, Gideon And I saw as the colour of amber as said, Alas, Q Lord God! for because the appearance of fire round about I have seen an angel of the LORD within it, from the appearance of his face to face. And the LORD said | loins even upward, and from the ap. unto him, Peace be unto thee ; fear pearance of his loins even downward, not: thou shalt not die. Then Gideon I saw as it were the appearance of built an altar there unto the Lord, fire, and it had brightness round and called it Jehovah-Shalom: unto about. As the appearance of the this day it is yet in Ophrah of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of Abi-ezrites. And it came to pass rain, so was the appearance of the the same night, that the LORD said brightness round about. This was unto him, Take thy father's young the appearance of the likeness of the bullock, even the second bullock of glory of the LORD. And when I saw seven years old, and throw down the it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a altar of Baal that thy father hath, voice of one that spake, Ez. i. 26– and cut down the grove that is by it: 28. He took his brother by the heel And build an altar unto the Lord thy in the womb, and by his strength he God upon the top of this rock, in the had power with God: Yea, he had ordered place, and take the second power over the angel, and prevailed: bullock and offer a burnt sacrifice he wept, and made supplication into with the wood of the grove which him : he found him in Beth-el, and thou shalt cut down, Judg. vi. 12- there he spake with us; Even the 26. For it came to pass, when the LORD God of hosts; The Lord is flame went up toward heaven from his memorial, Hos. xii. 3—5. All off the altar, that the angel of the things are delivered unto me of my LORD ascended in the flame of the Father: and no man knoweth the altar. And Manoah and his wife Son, but the Father; neither knoweth looked on it, and fell on their faces any man the Father, save the Son, to the ground. But the angel of the and he to whomsoever the Son will LORD did no more appear to Manoah reveal him, Matt. xi. 27. All things and to his wife. Then Manoah knew are delivered to me of my Father : that he was an angel of the Lord. and no man knoweth who the Son is, And Manoah said unto his wife, We but the Father; and who the Father shall surely die, because we have is, but the Son, and he to whom the seen God. 'But his wife said unto Son will reveal him, Luke x. 22. And him, If the LORD were pleased to we know that the Son of God is come, kill us, he would not have received a and hath given us an understanding, burnt-offering and a meat-offering at that we may know him that is true, our hands, neither would he have and we are in him that is true, even shewed us all these things, nor would in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the as at this time have told us such things true God and eternal life, 1 John v. 20. as these, xiii. 20—23. In the year
VER. 19. that king Uzziah died I saw. also the LoRD sitting upon a throne, high and | ότε απέστειλαν οι Ιουδαίοι εξ Ιεροσολύμων
Και αύτη έστιν ή μαρτυρία του Ιωάννου, lifted up, and his train filled the lepeīs sai Aeuttas, ivæ ipoticati aútává temple. Above it stood the seraphims: risel; each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain
. And this is the record of John, a when he covered his feet, and with twain the Jews sen! b* Priests and Levites fron he did fly. And one cried unto an
Jerusalem to ask him, "Who art thou? other, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is a Ye sent unto John, and he bare the LORD of hosts: the whole earth witness unto the truth. But I receive is full of his glory, Isa. vi. 1-3. And not testimony from man: but these VOL. 11.
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A. D. 30. things I say, that ye might be saved. that I am sent before him. He that He was a burning and a shining light: hath the bride is the bridegroom : but and ye were willing for a season to the friend of the bridegroom, which rejoice in his light. But I have greater standeth and heareth bim, rejoiceth witness than that of John: for the greatly because of the bridegroom's works which the Father hath given voice : this my joy therefore is fulme to finish, the same works that I filled. He must increase, but I must do, bear witness of me, that the Father decrease. He that cometh from above hath sent me, John v. 33–36. is above all : be that is of the earth is
b And thou shalt come unto the earthly, and speaketh of the earth: priests the Levites, and unto the he that cometh from heaven is above judge that shall be in those days, and all. And what he hath seen and inquire; and they shall shew thee the heard, that he testifieth; and no man sentence of judgment: And thou shalt receiveth his testimony. He that hath do according to the sentence, which received his testimony hath set to his they of that place which the LORD seal that God is true. For he whom shall choose shall shew ther; and God hath sent speaketh the words of thou shalt observe to do according to God : for God giveth not the Spirit all that they inform thee : According by measure unto him. The Father. to the sentence of the law which they loveth the Son, and hath given all shall teach thee, and according to the things into his hand. He that belier judgment which they shall tell thee, eth on the Son hath everlasting life : thou shalt do: thou shalt not decline and he that believeth not the Son shall from the sentence which they shall not see life; but the wrath of God shew thee to the right hand, nor to abideth on him, Jobn iii. 28–36. I the left, Deut. xvii. 9—11. Take heed indeed baptize you with water unto in the plague of leprosy, that thou ob- repentance : but he that cometh after serve diligently, and do according to me is mightier than I, whose shoes I all that the priests the Levites shall am not worthy to bear: he shall bapateach you: as I commanded them, so tize you with the Holy Ghost, and ye shall observe to do, xxiv. 8. And with fire : Whose fan is in his hand, when he was come into the temple, and he will throughly purge his floor, the Chief Priests and the elders of the and gather his wheat into the garner; people came unto him as he was but he will burn up the chaff with unteaching, and said, By what authority quenchable fire, Matt. iii. 11, 12. And doest thou these things? and who gave preached, saying, There cometh one thee this authority? Matt. xxi. 23. mightier than I after me, the latchet
c Then came the Jews round about of whose shoes I am not worthy to him, and said unto him, How long stoop down and unloose. I indeed dost thou make us to doubt? If thou have baptized you with water: but be the Christ, tell as plainly, John x. he shall baptize you with the Holy 24. And as John fulfilled his course, Ghost, Mark i. 7, 8. And as the he said, Whom think ye that I am? people were in expectation, and all I am not he. But, behold, there com men mused in their hearts of John, eth one after me, whose shoes of his whether he were the Christ or not; feet I am not worthy to loose, Acts John answered, saying unto them all, xiii. 25. Then said Paul, John verily I indeed baptized you with water; baptized with the baptism of repent- but one mightier than I cometh, the ance, saying unto the people, that they latchet of whose shoes I am not worshould believe on him which should thy to unloose : he shall baptize you come after him, that is, on Christ Je- with the Holy Ghost and with fire: sus, xix. 4.
Whose fan is in his hand, and he will VER. 20.
throughly purge his floor, and will Kaláspokónoe, xai oix, nprńcato xal gather the wheat into his.garner; but ώμολόγησεν, "Οτι ουκ ειμι εγώ ο Χριστός. the chalf he will burn with fire un
And he confessed, and denied not ; but quenchable, Luke iïi. 15—17. confessed, a I am not the Christ. *Ye yourselves bear me witness,
VER. 21. that I said, I am not the Christ, but Και ήρώτησαν αυτόν: Τί ούν ; 'Ηλίας εί
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JOAN 1, 21-25.
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σύ; Και λέγει: Ούκ ειμί. Ο προφήτης | he that is least in the kingdom of εί σύ; Και απεκρίθη: Ού.
heaven is greater than he, Matt. xi. And they asked him, What then? 9–11. And they said, Some say that 2 Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am
thou art John the Baptist : some, Elias; not. bArt thou * that prophet? And he and others, Jeremias, or one of the answered, No.
prophets, xvi. 14. See also on Matt. *Or, a prophet.
*v. ver. 22. clause 1.
VER. 22. a Behold, I will send you Elijah the Είπον ούν αυτώ. Τίς εί; ένα απόκρισιν prophet, before the coming of the great δωμεν τοίς πέμψασιν ημάς· τί λέγεις σερί and dreadful day of the Lord, Mal.
σεαυτού; iv. 5. And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come, thou? that we may give an answer to them
Then suid they unto him, Who art Matt. xi. 14. And his disciples ask that sent us: What sayest thou of thyself? ed him, saying, Why then say the Scribes that Elias must first come?
VER. 23. And Jesus answered and said unto "Εφη: 'Εγώ φωνή βοώντος εν τη ερήμω" them, Elias truly shall first come, and | Ευθύνατε την οδών Κυρίου καθώς είπεν restore all things. But I say unto | 'Hrataç o apoonans. you, that Elias is come already, and He said, I am the voice of one crying they knew him not, but have done in the wilderness, Make straight the way unto him whatsoever they listed of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias. Likewise shall also the Son of man a See on Matt. iii. ver. 3. suffer of them, xvii. 10–12. And he shall go before bim in the spirit and
VER. 24. power of Elias, to turn the hearts of Και οι απεσταλμένοι, ήσαν εκ των Φαριthe fathers to the children, and the salov. disobedient to the wisdom of the just:
And they which were sent a were of the to make ready a people prepared for Pharisees. the Lord, Luke i. 17.
a There was a man of the Pharisees, And they asked him, and said named Nicodemus, a ruler of the unto him, Why baptizest thou then, Jews : The same came to Jesus by if thou art not that Christ, nor Elias, night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we neither that prophet? ver. 25. Many know that thou art a teacher come of the people, therefore, when they from God: for no man can do these heard this saying, said, Of a truth miracles that thou doest, except God this is the Prophet, vii. 40. The be with him, John iii. 1, 2. Then LORD thy God will raise up unto thee answered them the Pharisees, Are ye a prophet from the midst of thee, of also deceived? Have any of the rulers thy brethren, like unto me; unto him or of the Pharisees believed on him? ye shall hearken ; According to all But this people who knoweth not the that thou desiredst of the LORD thy law are cursed, vii. 47–49. See also God in Horeb, in the day of the as on Matt. iii. ver. 7. clause 1. sembly, saying, Let me not hear again
VER. 25. the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any
Και ήρώτησαν αυτόν, και είπον αυτώ. more, that I die not. Ånd the LORD Ti Battisess, el où oux ó Xetaros, said unto me, They have well spoken cire 'Hrías, ořte o apophong; that which they bave spoken, Deut.
And they asked him, and said unto xviii. 15–18. "But what went ye out him, & Why baptizest thou then, if thou for to see? A prophet? Yea, I say be not bthat Christ, nor Elias, neither unto you, and more than a prophet.
that prophet? For this is he, of whom it is written,
a And when he was come into the Behold, I send my messenger before temple, the Chief Priests and the elders thy face, which shall prepare thy way of the people came unto him as he was before thee. Verily I say unto you, teaching, and said, By what authoAmong them that are born of women rity doest thou these things? and there hath not risen a greater than who gave thee this authority? Matt. John the Baptist: notwithstanding xxi. 23. And it came to pass on the
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A. D. 30. morrow, that their rulers, and elders, | known the Father nor me, xvi. 3. and Scribes, and Annas the High And this is life eternal, that they Priest, and Caiaphasyand John, and might know thee the only true God, Alexander, and as many as were of and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast the kindred of the High Priest, were sent, xvii. 3. O righteous Father, the gathered together at Jerusalem. And world hath not known thee: but when they had set them in the midst, I have known thee, and these they asked, By what power, or by have known that thou hast sent me, what name, have ye done this ? Acts 25. Behold, I will send my messeniv. 5—7. Saying, Did not we straitly ger, and he shall prepare the way command you that ye should not teach before me: and the Lord, whom ye in this name? and, behold, ye have seek, shall suddenly come to his temfilled Jerusalem with your doctrine, ple, even the messenger of the coreand intend to bring this man’s blood nant, whom ye delight in: behold, he upon us, v. 28.
shall come, saith the Lord of hosts. • Seventy weeks are. determined But who may abide the day of his upon thy people and upon thy holy coming ? and who shall stand when be city, to finish the transgression, and appeareth? for he is like refiner's fire, to make an end of sins, and to make and like fullers' soap, Mal. iii, 1, 9. reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring Behold, what manner of love the Fa. in everlasting righteousness, and to ther hath bestowed upon us, that we seal up the vision and prophecy, and should be called the sons of God: to anoint the most Holy. Know there- therefore the world knoweth us not, fore and understand, that from the because it knew him not, 1 John jü. 1. going forth of the commandment to
VER. 27. restore and to build Jerusalem unto
Αυτός εστιν ο οπίσω μου έρχόμενος, και the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks :
έμπροσθεν μου γέγονεν ου εγώ ουκ ειαι tlive streets shall be built again, and άξιος να λύσω αυτού τον ιμάντα του
υποδήματος. the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks
He it is, a who coming after me is shall Messiah be cut off, but not for preferred before me, "whose shoe's latchet himself: and the people of the prince
I am not worthy to unloose.
a See on ver. 15. that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end there
bI indeed baptize you with water of shall be with a flood, and unto the unto repentance: but he that cometh end of the war desolations are deter- after me is mightier than I, whose mined, Dan. ix. 24-26. See also on shoes I am not worthy to bear: be
shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, VER. 26.
and with fire, Matt. iii. 11. And 'Amirpiön aitoīso lvárons, néyox 'Egà mightier than I after me, the latchet.
preached, saying, There cometh one βαπτίζω εν ύδατι μέσος δε υμών έστηκεν, of whose shoes I am not worthy to δεν υμείς ουκ οίδατε
stoop down and unloose, Mark i. 7. John answered them, saying, a I bap- John answered, saying unto them all, tise with wuter : but there standeth one I indeed baptize you with water; but among you whom ye know not.
one mightier than I cometh, the latchet a See on Matt. iii. ver. 6. clause 1. of whose shoes I am not worthy to
bHe was in the world, and the unloose: he shall baptize you with world was made by him, and the world the Holy Ghost, and with fire, Luke knew him not. He came unto his iii. 16. own, and his own received him not,
VER. 28. ver. 10, 11.. Then said they unto Ταύτα εν Βηθαβαρά εγένετο σέραν του him, Where is thy Father? Jesus 'ropdávou, öz ou By Imúrins Bantizar. answered, Ye neither know me, nor These things were done in a Beth-abara, my Father: if ye had known me, ye beyond Jordan, where John was baptising. should have known my Father also, a And went away again beyond viii. 19. And these things will they Jordán, into the place where John at do unto you, because they have not first baptized, and there he abode,
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John X. 40. And Gideon sent mes- | ing thereof shall be the fourth part of sengers throughout all mount Ephraim, an hin for the one lamb: in the holy saying, Come down against the Mi- place shalt thou cause the strong wine dianites, and take before them the to be poured unto the Lord for a waters unto Beth-barah and Jordan. drink-offering. And the other lamb Then all the men of Ephraim gather- shalt thou offer at even; as the meated themselves together, and took the offering of the morning, and as the waters unto Beth-barah and Jordan, drink-offering thereof, thou shalt offet Judg. vii. 24.
it, a sacrifice made by fire, of a sweet VER. 29.
savour unto the Lord. And on the Τη επαύριον βλέπει ο Ιωάννης τον Ιησούν | sabbath-day two lambs of the first épxóuevov mpàs aitùv, kai nézer "ide åpe. year without spot, and two tenth deals voç Toũ cipou Tho åpagriav ro of flour for a meat-offering, mingled κόσμου.
with oil, and the drink-offering thereThe next day Johın secth Jesus coming of: This is the burnt-offering of every unto him, and suith, a Behold, the Lamb sabbath, beside the continual burntof God, b which *taketh away the sin of offering, and his drink-offering, Numb. the world.
xxviii. 3—10. He was oppressed, and * Or, beareth.c
he was afflicted, yet he opened not his a And looking upon Jesus as he mouth ; he is brought as a lamb to the walked, he saith, Behold, the Lamb slaughter; and as a sheep before her of God! ver. 36. And Isaac spake shearers is dumb, so he openeth not unto Abraham his father, and said, his mouth, Isa. liii. 7. The place of the My father: and he said, Here um I, Scripture which he read was this, He my son. And he said, Behold the fire was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and the wood: but where is the lamb and like a lamb dumb before his for a barnt-offering? And Abraham shearers, so opened he not his mouth, said, My son, God will provide him- Acts viii. 32. But with the precious self a lamb for a burnt-offering: so blood of Christ, as of a lamb without they went both of them together, Gen. blemish and without spot, 1 Pet. i. 19. xxii. 7,8. Speak ye unto all the con- And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of gregation of Israel, saying, In the the throne and of the four beasts, and tenth day of this month they shall in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb take to them every man a lamb, ac as it had been slain, having seven cording to the house of their fathers, homs and seven eyes, which are the a lamb for an house. And if the house- seven Spirits of God sent forth into hold be too little for the lamb, let him all the earth, Rev. v. 6. And when and his neighbour next unto his house he had taken the book, the four beasts take it according to the number of the and four and twenty elders fell down souls ; every man according to his before the Lamb, having every one of eating shall make your count for the them harps, and golden vials full of lamb. Your lamb shall be without odours, which are the prayers of saints, blemish, a male of the first year: ye 8. Saying with a loud voice, Worthy shall take it out from the sheep or is the Lamb that was slain to receive from the goats, Exod. xii. 3. And thou power, and riches, and wisdom, and shalt say unto them, This is the offer strength, and honour, and glory, ing made by fire, which ye shall offer and blessing. And every creature unto the Lord; two lambs of the first which is in heaven, and on earth, and year without spot, day by day, for a under the earth, and such as are in continual burnt-offering. The one the sea, and all that are in them, lamb shalt thou offer in the morning, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and the other lamb shalt thou offer at and glory, and power be unto him that even ; and a tenth
part of an ephah of sitteth upon the throne, and unto the flour for a meat-offering, mingled with Lamb for ever and ever, 12, 13. And the fourth part of an hin of beaten oil. I saw when the Lamb opened one of It is a continual burnt-offering, which the seals, and I heard, as it were the was ordained in mount Sinai for a noise of thunder, one of the four beasts sweet savour, a sacrifice made by fire saying, Come and see, vi. 1. And unto the LORD. And the drink-offer- said to the mountains and rocks,