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A. D. 33.
ACES VI. 14, 15.--VII. 1, 2.

A.D. 33. divers washings, and carnal ordinan- axoúrate 'o Reds This doenç ã on tasces, imposed on them until the time of τρί ημών 'Αβραάμ όντι εν τη Μεσοποταreformation, ix. 9, 10. For the law mix, mpir i ratoxñsal avtòrèy Xajjar, having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the thers, hearken; a The God of glory bap

And he said, Men, brethren, and

fathings, can never with those sacrifices peared unto our father Abraham, C when which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto in a Churran,

he wus in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt perfect. For then would they not have ceased to be offered ? because

a Lift up your heads, O ye gates; that the worshippers once purged and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors: should have had no more conscience of and the King of glory shall come in. sins. But in those sacrifices there is a Who is this King of glory. The LORD remembrance again made of sins every strong and mighty, the Lord mighty year. For it is not possible that the in battle. Lift up your heads, o ye blood of bulls and of goats should gates; even lift them up, ye everlasttake away

sins. Wherefore when he ing doors; and the King of glory shall cometh into the world, he saith, Sa- come in. Who is this king of glory? crifice and offering thou wouldest The LORD of hosts, he is the King of not, but a body bast thou prepared glory. Selah, Psal. xxiv, 7—10. The me : In burnt offerings and sucrifices voice of the LORD is upon the waters: for sin thou hast had no pleasure. the God of glory thundereth; the Then said I, Lo, I come in the vo LORD is upon many waters, xxix. 3. lume of the book it is written of me,) Looking for that blessed hope, and to do thy will, o God. Above when the glorious appearing of the great he said, Sacrifice and offering and God and our Saviour Jesus Christ, burnt-offerings and offering for sin Tit. ii. 13. Hath in these last days thou wouldest not, neither hadst plea spoken unto us by his Son, whom he sure therein ; which are offered by the bath appointed heir of all things, by

Then said he, Lo, I come to do whom also he made the worlds. Who thy will, o God. He taketh away being the brightness of his glory, and the first, that he may establish the se


express image of his person, and cond, x. 1—9. Whose voice then upholding all things by the word of shook the earth : but now he hath

his pro

power, Heb. i. 2, 3. mised, saying, Yet once more I shake

Now the LORD bad said unto not the earth only, but also heaven. Abram, Get thee out of thy country, And this word, Yet once more, signi- ' and from thy kindred, and from thy fieth the removing of those things that father's house, unto a land that I will are shaken, as of things that are shew thee, Gen. xii. 1. made, that those things which cannot

c And Joshua said unto all the peobe shaken may remain, xii. 26, 27. ple, Thus saith the LORD God of Is

rael, Your fathers dwelt on the other VER. 15.

side of the flood in old time, even TeΚαι ατενίσαντες εις αυτόν άπαντες οι rah the father of Abraham, and the καθεζόμενοι εν τω συνεδρίω, είδον το πρό- father of Nachor: and they served σωπον αυτού ώσει πρόσωπον αγγέλου. .

other gods. And I took your father And all that sat in council, woking food, and led him throughout all the

Abraham from the other side of the stedfastly on him, a saw his face as it had land of Canaan, and multiplied his been the face of an angel. * See on Matt. xvii. ver. 2. clause 1.

seed, and gave him Isaac, Josh. Iriy 2, 3.

d And Terah took Abram his son, CHAP. VII.--VER. 1.

and Lot the son of Haran, his son's Είπε δε ο 'Αρχιερεύς: Ει άρα ταύτα ού

son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, τως έχει; ;

his son Abram's wife; and they went Then said the High Priest, Are these forth with them from Ur of the Chalthings so?

dees, to go into the land of Canaan : VER. 2.

and they came unto Haran, and dwelt 'o di ion. "Aydgos ádrapei sai matipes, there, Gen. xi. 31.



A, D. 33,
ACTS VI. 3-5.

A. D. 33. sojourner with you : give me a possesVER. 3.

sion of a burying-place with you, that Και είπε προς αυτόν: "Εξελθε εκ τής γής I may bury my dead out of my sight, Gov xai és tñs ouryeveias Tou, nai deūgo eis Gen. xxii. 2-4. By faith Abraham, qñr nr är coo delo.

when he was called to go out into a a And said unto him, Get thee out of place which he should after receive thy country, and from thy kindred, and for an inheritance, obeyed; and he come into the land which I shall shew you. went out, not knowing whither he b See on ver. 2. clause 2.

went. By faith he sojourned in the

land of promise, as in a strange VER. 4.

country, dwelling in tabernacles with Tóre iEEadar ix győs Xandalov, raton of the same promise, Heb. xi. 8, 9.

Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him κησαν εν Χαρράν. Κακείθεν, μετά το αποDavei Tè ta'tipa aitoŰ, METALTE autón Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will

b And the LORD appeared unto εις την γήν ταύτην εις ήν υμείς νύν κατοι- I give this land and there builded χείτε.

he an altar unto the LORD, who apa Then came he out of the land of the peared unto him, Gen. xii. 7. And Chaldeans, and dwelt in Charran; and the LORD said unto Abram, after that from thence, bwhen his father was dead, Lot was separated from him, Lift up che removed him into this land, wherein now thine eyes, and look from the ye now dwell.

place where thou art, northward, and a See on ver. 2. clause 4.

southward, and eastward, and west

ward : For all the land which 'thou b And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years: and Terah seest, to thee will I give it, and to died in Haran, Gen. xi. 32.

thy seed for ever, xiii. 14, 15. In So Abram departed, as the LORD that same day the Lord made a had spoken unto him; and Lot went thy seed have I given this land, from

covenant with Abram, saying, Unto with him : and Abram was seventy the river of Egypt unto the great river; and five years old when he departed out of Håran. And Abram took Sarai the river Euphrates, xv. 18. And I his wife, and Lot his brother's son,

will give unto thee, and to thy seed and all their substance, that they had after thee, the land wherein thou art gathered, and the souls that they had a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for gotten in Haran: and they went forth an everlasting possession ; and I will to go into the land of Canaan ; and be their God,


. 8. And the LORD into the land of Canaan they came, down into Egypt; dwell in the land

appeared unto him, and said, Go not Gen. xii. 4,5.

which I shall tell thee of. Sojourn in VER. 5.

this land, and I will be with thee, Kai o'n idørev avto xaypovoulav iv av. and will bless thee: for unto thee, 7, oudů Brna nodés: nados émyytinato and unto thy seed, I will give all αυτώ δούναι εις κατάσχισιν αυτήν, και τα these countries ; and I will perform σπέρματι αυτού μετ' αυτόν, ουκ όντος αυ

the oath which I sware unto Abraτο τέκνου.

ham thy father, xxvi. 2, 3. And, be

hold, the LORD stood above it, and a And he

him none inheritance

said, I am the Lord God of Abraham in it, no, not so much as to set his thiy father, and the God of Isaac': the foot on: yet he promised that he would land whereon thou liest, to thee will give it to him for a possession, and to his I give it, and to thy seed: And thy seed after him, 'when as yet he had no seed shall be as the dust of the earth; child.

and thou shalt spread abroad to the * And Sarah died in Kirjath-arba : west, and to the east, and to the the same is Hebron in the land of Ca- north, and to the south : and in thee, naan: and Abraham came to mour and in thy seed, shall all the families for Sarah, and to weep for her. And of the earth be blessed. And, behold, Abraham stood up from before his I am with thee, and will keep thee in dead, and spake unto the sons of all places whither thou goest, and will Heth, saying, I am a stranger and a bring thee again into this land: for I


A. D. 33.
ACTS VII. 6-8.

A.D. 33. will not leave thee, until I have done substance, Gen. xv. 14. But in the that which I have spoken to thee of, fourth generation they shall come xxviii. 13-15. And I will bring you hither again: for the iniquity of the in unto the land, concerning the which Amorites is not yet full, 16. I did swear to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give

VER. 8. it you for an heritage: I am the LORD, Και έδωκεν αυτώ διαθήκην περιτομής: Exod. νι. 8. He hath remembered his | και ούτως έγέννησε τον Ισαάκ, και περιέτεCovenant for ever, the word which he | μεν αυτόν τη ημέρα τη ογδόη και ο Ισαάκ commanded to a thousand genera-1 τον Ιακώς, και ο Ιακώς τους δώδεκα παtions: Which covenant he made with respxas. Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac; And confirmed the same unto Jacob circumcision : ob and so Abraham begat

a And he gave him the covenant of for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant : Saying, Unto thee Isaac, Cand circumcised him the eighth will I give the land of Canaan, the lot day; und 1 Isaac begat Jacob; und

Jacob begat the twelve patriarchs. of your inheritance: When they were brit a few men in number; yea, very

a And God said unto Abraham, few, and strangers in it, Psal. cv. Thou shalt keep my covenant there 8_12.

fore, thou, and thy seed after thee, in © And Abram said, Lord God, what their generations. This is my corewilt thou give me, seeing I go child- nant, which ye shall keep, between less, and the steward of my house me and you, and thy seed aster thee : is this Eliezer of Damascus? And Every man.child among you shall be Abram said, Behold to me thou hast circumcised. And ye shall circumcise given no seed: and, lo, one born in the flesh of your foreskin ; and it sball my house is mine heir, Gen. xv. 2, 3. be a token of the covenant betwixt me

and you. And he that is eight days VER. 6.

old shall be circumcised among you, 'Enánde di Gros é Qebco "oti irtai he that is born in the house, or bought

every man-child in your generations; το σπέρμα αυτού πάρoικoν εν γή αλλοτρία, with money of any stranger, which is και δουλώσουσιν αυτό και κακώσουσιν έτη | not of thy seed. He that is born in τετρακόσια. .

thy house, and he that is bought with And God spake on this wise, a That his thy money, must needs be circumcised: seed should sojourn in a strange land; and my covenant shall be in your flesh and that they should bring them into for an everlasting covenant. And the bondage, and entreat them evil four uncircumcised man-child, whose filesh hundred years.

of his foreskin is not circumcised, that a And he said unto Abram, Know soul shall be cut off from his people :

he hath broken my covenant, Gen. of a surety, that thy seed shall be a

xvii. 9-14. Moses therefore gare stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall it is of Moses, but of the fathers;)

you circumcision ; (not because aflict them four hundred years, Gen. and ye on the sabbath-day circumcise

a man, John vii. 22. And he received VER. 7.

the sign of circumcision; a seal of Kai tò iOves, tà deuxtúruri, xgive the righteousness of the faith wbich lyd, elwir róg. xai ustà taūra iet he had, yet being uncircumcised ; that λεύσονται, και λατρεύσουσί μοι εν τω τό. he might be the father of all them that # Toúro.

believe, though they be not circum* And the nation to whom they shall imputed unto them also, Rom. iv. 11.

cised; that righteousness might be be in bondage will I judge, said God: and after that shall they come forth,

b See on Matt. i. ver. 2. clause 1. and serve me in this place.

e And Abraham circumcised his son

Isaac, being eight days old, as God * And also that nation, whom they had commanded him, Gen. xxi. 4. sball serve, will I judge; and after d See on Matt. ii. ver. 2. clause 2. ward shall they come out with great eSee on Matt. ii. ver. 2. clause 3.


XV. 13.

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us not kill him. And Reuben said VER. 9.

unto them, Shed no blood, but cast Kai of watgiápxar Smácevttc Tòr 'Io him into this pit that is in the wildercho, amidortó eis AiyunToy xal by i Oede ness, and lay no hand upon him ; that pet' aurou,

he might rid him out of their hands, to * And the patriarchs moved with envy, it came to pass, when Joseph was

deliver him to his father again. And sold Joseph into Egypt; b but God was with him.

come unto his brethren, that they

stripped Joseph out of his coat, his a Now Israel loved Joseph more coat of many colours, that was on him: than all his children, because he was And they took him, and cast him into the son of his old age : and he made a pit: and the pit was empty, there was him a coat of many colours. And no water in it. And they sat down to when his brethren saw that their fa eat bread : and they lifted up their ther loved him more than all his bre eyes, and looked, and, behold, a comthren, they hated him, and could not pany of Ishmeelites came from Gilead, speak peaceably unto him. And Jo- with their camels bearing spicery and seph dreamed a dream, and he told it balm and myrrh, going to carry it his brethren : and they hated him yet down to Egypt. And Judah said unto the more. And he said unto them, his brethren, What profit is it if we Hear, I pray you, this dream which I slay our brother, and conceal his have dreamed : For, behold, we were blood ? Come, and let us sell him to binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, the Ishmeelites, and let not our hand my sheaf arose, and also stood up: be upon him ; for he is our brother and right; and, bebold, your sheaves stood our flesh: And his brethren were conround about, and made obeisance to tent. Then there passed by Midian

sheaf. And his brethren said to ites, merchantmen; and they drew him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, or shalt thou indeed have dominion and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites over us? And they hated him yet the for twenty pieces of silver: and they more for his dreams, and for his words. brought Joseph into Egypt, 17-28. And he dreamed yet another dream, b And Joseph was brought down to and told it his brethren, and said, Be- Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of hold, I have dreamed a dream more; Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an and, behold, the sun, and the moon, Egyptian, bought him of the hands of and the eleven stars, made obeisance the Ishmeelites, which had brought to me. And he told it to his father, him down thither. And the LORD and to his brethren: and his father was with Joseph, and he was a prosrebuked him, and said unto him, perous man; and he was in the house What is this dream that thou hast of his master the Egyptian. And his dreamed? Shall I, and thy mother, master saw that the LORD was with and thy brethren, indeed come to bow bim, and that the Lord made all that down ourselves to thee to the earth? | he did to prosper in his hand, Gen, And his brethren envied him; but xxxix. 1-3. But the LORD was with his father observed the saying, Gen. Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and xxxvii. 3—11. And Joseph went after gave him favour in the sight of the his brethren, and found them in Do- keeper of the prison. And the keeper than. And when they saw him afar of the prison committed to Joseph's off, even before he came near unto hand all the prisoners that were in them, they conspired against him to the prison ; and whatsoever they did slay him. And they said one to ano- there, he was the doer of it. The ther, Behold, this dreamer cometh. keeper of the prison looked not to any Come now, therefore, and let us slay thing that was under his hand; be. him, and cast him into some pit; and cause the LORD was with him; and we will say, Some evil beast hath de- that which he did, the LORD made it voured him: and we shall see what to prosper, 21-23. And Pharaoh will become of his dreams. And said unto his servants, Can we find Reuben heard it, and he delivered such a one as this is, a man in whom him out of their hands; and said, Let the Spirit of God is? And Pharaob

A. D. 33.

ACTS VII. 9-11.

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said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God my lord's ears, and let not thine anger hath shewed thee all this, there is none burn against thy servant: for thou art so discreet and wise as thou art, xli. even as Pharaoh, xliv. 18. He sent a 38, 39. Joseph is a fruitful bough, man before them, even Joseph, who even a fruitful bough by a well, whose was sold for a servant; Whose feet branches run over the wall. The they burt with fetters : he was laid archers have sorely grieved him, and in iron; Until the time that his word shot ut him, and hated him: But his came; the word of the Lord tried bow abode in strength, and the arms him. The king sent and loosed him; of his hands were made strong by the even the ruler of the people, and let hands of the mighty God of Jacob; him go free. He made him lord of (from thence is the Shepherd, the his house, and ruler of all his substone of Israel :) xlix. 22-24.

To bind his princes at his

pleasure, and teach his senators wisVER. 10.

dom, Psal. cv. 17--22. Και εξείλετο αυτόν εκ πασών των θλίψεων αυτού, και έδωκεν αυτώ χάριν και

VER. 11. σοφίαν εναντίον Φαραώ βασιλέως Αιγύπ

"Ηλθε δε λιμός εφ' όλην την γην Αίγυπ. του, και κατέστησεν αυτόν ηγούμενον επ' του και Χαναάν, και θλίψις μεγάλη και Αίγυπτον και όλον τον οίκον αυτου. ουχ εύρισκαν χορτάσματα οι πατέρες

quỹ. a And delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favour and wis a Now there came a dearth over all dom in the sight of Pharaoh king of the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and Egypt; and he made him governor over great affliction : and our futlers found Egypt and all his house.

no sustenance. 2 And the thing was good in the a And the seven years of dearth eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of began to come, according as Joseph all his servants. And Pharaoh said had said: and the dearth was in all unto bis servants, Can we find such a lands ; but in all the land of Egypt one as this is, a man in whom the there was bread. And when all the Spirit of God is? And Pharaoh said land of Egypt was famished, the people unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath cried to Pharaoh for bread : and Phashewed thee all this, there is none so raoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go discreet and wise as thou art: Thou unto Joseph ; what he saith to you, shalt be over my house, and accord-do. And the famine was over all the ing unto thy word shall all my people face of the earth. And Joseph opened be ruled: only in the throne will I be all the storehouses, and sold unto the greater than thou. And Pharaoh said Egyptians; and the famine wared unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over sore in the land of Egypt. And all all the land of Egypt. And Pharaoh countries came into Egypt to Joseph took off his ring from his hand, and for to buy corn: because that the faput it upon Joseph's hand, and array mine was so sore in all lands, Gen. ed him in vestures of tine linen, and xli. 3457. Now therefore be not put a gold chain about his neck : And grieved, nor angry with yourselves, he made him to ride in the second that ye sold me hither; for God did chariot which he had : and they cried send me before you to preserve life. before him, Bow the knee: and he For these two years hath the famine made him ruler over all the land of been in the land ; and yet there are Egypt. And Pharaoh said unto Jo- five years, in the which there skall seph, I am Pharaoh, and without thee neither be earing nor harvest, xlv. shall no man lift up his hand or foot 5-7. And there was no bread in all in all the land of Egypt, Gen. xli. the land: for the famine was very 37_-44. And Joséph was the gover- sore, so that the land of Egypt, and nor over the land, and he it was that all the land of Canaan, fainted by sold to all the people of the land, reason of the famine, xlvii. 13. More xlii. 6. Then Judah came near unto over, he called for a famine upon the him, and said, Oh, my lord, let thy land: he brake the whole staff of servant, I pray thee, speak a word in bread, Psal. cv. 16.

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