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according to the perfect manner of confusion of face, to our kings, to our the law of the fathers, and was zeal princes, and to our fathers, because ous toward God, as ye all are this we have sinned against thee. To the day, xxii. 3. I verily thought with Lord our God belong mercies and formyself, that I ought to do many things givenesses, though we have rebelled contrary to the name of Jesus of Na- against him, Dan. ix. -6—9. And zareth. Which thing I also did in when he came to himself, he said, Jerusalem : and many of the saints How many hired servants of my fadid I shut up in prison, having receive ther's have bread enough and to spare, ed authority from the Chief Priests; and I perish with hunger! I will and wben they were put to death, I arise and go to my father, and will gave my voice against them, xxvi. say unto him, Father, I have sinned 9, 10. And profited in the Jews' re against heaven and before thee, And ligion above many iny equals in mine am no more worthy to be called thy own nation, being more exceedingly son : make me as one of thy hired zealous of the traditio:is of my fa- servants. And he arose, and came thers, Gal. i. 14. They zealously to his father. But when he was yet affect you, but not well; yea, they a great way off, his father saw him, would exclude you, that ye might af and had compassion, and ran, and fect them, iv. 17.

fell on his neck, and kissed him. And

the son said unto him, Father, I have VER. 3.

sinned against heaven and in thy 'Αγνοούντες γαρ τήν του Θεού δικαιο- sight, and am no more worthy to be σύνην, και την ιδίαν δικαιοσύνην ζητούντες | called thy sOn, Luke xv. 17-21. στήσαι, τη δικαιοσύνη του Θεού ουχ υπετάγησαν. .

VER. 4. For they being ignorant of a God's

Τέλος γαρ νόμου Χριστός, εις δικαιοσύrighteousness, band going abort to esta

νην παντί τω πιστεύονται. . blish their own righteousness, chuve not a For Christ is the end of the law submitted themselves unto the righteous for righteousness b to every one that beness of God.

lieveth. a See on chap. i. ver. 17. clause 1. a For what the law could not do, in

b And he said unto them, Ye are that it was weak through the flesh, they which justify yourselves before God sending his own Son in the likemen; but God knoweth your hearts : ness of sinful flesh, and for sin, confor that which is highly esteemed demned sin in the flesh: That the among men is abomination in the righteousness of the law might be fulsight of God, Luke xvi. 15.

filled in us, who walk not after the c He looketh upon men ; and if any filesh, but after the Spirit, Rom. viji. say, I have sinned, and perverted that 3, 4. Think not that I am come to which was right, and it profited me destroy the law or the prophets : I not; He will deliver his soul from ain not come to destroy, but to fulfil. going into the pit, and his life shall For verily I say unto you, Till heasee the light, Job xxxii. 27, 28. Nei. ven and earth pass, one jot or one ther have we hearkened unto thy tittle shall in no wise pass from the servants and prophets, which spake law, till all be fulfilled, Matt. v. in thy name to our kings, our princes, 17, 18. Wherefore the law was our and our fathers, and to all the people schoolmaster, to bring us unto Christ, of the land. O Lord, righteousness that we might be justified by faith, belongeth unto thee; but unto us con Gal. iii. 24. Which are a shadow of fusion of faces, as at this day: to the things to come; but the body is of men of Judah, and to the inhabitants Christ, Col. ii. 17. But into the se. of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, cond went the High Priest alone once that are near, and that are far off, every year, not without blood, which through all the countries whither thou he offered for himself, and for the hast driven them, because of their errors of the people: The Holy Ghost trespass that they have trespassed this signifying, That the way into the against thee. O Lord, to us belongeth | holiest of all was not yet made mani

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fest, while as the first tabernacle was priest standeth daily ministering, and yet standing. Which was a figure for offering oftentimes the same sacrithe time then present, in which were fices, which can never take away offered both gifts and sacrifices, that sins : But this man, after he had of could not make him that did the ser- fered one sacrifice for sins, for erer vice perfect as pertaining to the con sat down on the right hand of God; science ; Which stood only in meats From henceforth expecting till his and drinks, and divers washings, and enemies be made his footstool. For carnal ordinances, imposed on them by one offering he hath perfected for until the time of reformation. But ever them that are sanctified, 1 1–14. Christ being come an High Priest of b See on Mark xvi. rer. 16. clause 1. good things to come, by a greater and

VER. 5. more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this

Μωσής γαρ γράφει την δικαιοσύν τη building; Neither by the blood of ix toy vópov, ti o weitas airs aps. goats and calves, but by his own πος, ζήσεται εν αυτοίς. blood, he entered in once into the a For Moses describeth the righteous holy place, having obtained eternal ness which is of the law, That the man redemption for us. For if the blood of which doeth those things shell live by bulls and goats, and the ashes of an them. heifer sprinkling the unclean, sancti

a Ye shall therefore keep my stafieth to the purifying of the flesh; tutes and my judgments; which if a How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit the LORD, Lev. xviii. 5.

man do, he shall live in them: I am offered himself without spot to God, purge yourconscience from dead works

VER. 6. to serve the living God? Heb.ix. 7 “Η δε εκ πίστεως δικαιοσύνη ούτω λέγει 14. For the law, having a shadow of Mà clan ev tí xapdie souTis avaBisita good things to come, and not the very εις τον ουρανόν; τούτ' έστι Χριστό καταimage of the things, can never with zayeño. those sacrifices which they offered

But a the righteousness whick is op year by year continually make the faith speaketh on this wise, Say not is comers thereunto perfect. For then thine heart, Who shall asceved inte keswould they not have ceased to be ven? (that is, e to bring Christ down offered ? because that the worship- from above :) pers once purged should have had no more conscience of sins. But in those a See on chap. iii. ver. 92. clause 1. sacrifices there is a remembrance again

b For this commandment which I made of sins every year. For it is not command thee this day, it is not bid. possible that the blood of bulls and of den from thee, neither is it far off. It goats should take away sins. Where is not in heaven, that thou shouldest fore, when he cometh into the world, say, Who shall go up for us to beabe saith, Sacrifice and offering thou ven, and bring it unto us, that we wouldest not, but a body hast thou may bear it, and do it? Deat. III. prepared me; In burnt offerings and 11, 12. sacrifices for sin thou hast had no plea

See on John ii. ver. 13. clause 1. sure: Then said I, Lo, I come in the

VER. 7. volume of the book it is written of

“Η, τις καταβήσεται εις την άβυσσος, me,) to do thy will, O God. Above Tour' isti Xplotİv ix vexpār ávayapti when he said, Sacrifice and offering and burnt-offerings and offering for sin

Or, a who shall descend into the deep! thou wouldest not, neither hadst plea- (that is, to bring up Christ again frem sure therein ; which are offered by the

the dead.) law; Then said he, Lo, I come to do a Neither is it beyond the sea, that thy will, o God. He taketh away thou shouldest say, Who shall go over the first, that he may establish the the sea for us, and bring it unto us, second. By the which will we are sanc- that we may hear it, and do it? Deut. tified, through the offering of the body xxx. 13. of Jesus Christ once for all. And every See on Acts ii. ver 24, clause 1.

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VER. 13. 'Αλλά τι λέγει; Εγγύς σου το ρήμα Πάς γας ος αν επικαλέσηται το όνομα έστιν εν το στόματί σου, και εν τη καρδία Κυρίου, σωθήσεται. σου τούτ' έστι το ρημα της πίστεως και

· For whosoever shall call upon the κηρύσσομεν»

name of the Lord shall be saved. But what saith it? a The word is nigh

. See on Acts ii. ver. 21. thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which

VER. 14. we preach;

Πώς oύν επικαλέσονται εις δν ουκ έπίσ. a But the word is very nigh unto τευσαν και πώς δε πιστεύσουσιν ου ουκ ήκουthee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, | σαν; πώς δε ακούσουσι χωρίς κηρύσσοντος; that thou mayest do it, Deut. xxx. 14.

a How then shall they call on him in VER. 9.

whom they have not belieted? band how “Οτι εάν ομολογήσης εν τω στόματί σου

shall they believe in him of whom they Κύριον Ιησούν, και πιστεύσης εν τη καρδία | pithout a preacher?

have not heard? and how shall they hear σου ότι ο Θεός αυτόν ήγειρεν εκ νεκρών, σωθήση:

2 But without faith it is impossible That a if thou shalt confess with thy to please him: for he that cometh to mouth the Lord Jesus, band shalt believe God must believe that be is, and that in thine heart that God hath raised him he is a rewarder of them that dilifrom the dead, thou shalt be saved.

gently seek bim, Heb. xi. 6.

See on Matt. xxviii. ver. 19. clause 1. a See on Matt. X. ver. 32. See on Acts ii. ver. 24. clause 1.

VER. 15.
See on Mark xvi. ver. 16. clause 1. Πώς δε κηρύξουσιν, εάν μη αποσταλώσι;

καθώς γέγραπται· Ως ωραιοι οι πόδες VER. 10.

των ευαγγελιζομένων ειρήνην, των ευαγΚαρδία γαρ πιστεύεται εις δικαιοσύνης, γελιξoμένων τα αγαθά. στόματι δε ομολογείται εις σωτηρίαν. a And how shall they preach, ercept

For a with the heurt man believeth they be sent ? as it is written, How unto righteousness; band with the mouth | beautiful are the feet of them that confession is made unto salvation. preach the Gospel of peace, and bring

a See on John xvi. ver. 10. clause 1. glad tidings of good things ! See on Matt. x. ver. 32.

a See on Matt. ix. ver. 38. clauses

2, 3. VER. 11.

b How beautiful upon the mountains Λέγει γαρ ή γραφή: Πάς ο πιστεύων επ'

are the feet of him that bringeth good αυτώ, ού καταισχυνθήσεται.

tidings, that publisheth peace ; that a For the Scripture saith, Whosoever bringeth good tidings of good, that believeth on him shall not be ashamed. publisheth salvation; that saith unto a See on Matt. xxi. ver. 42. clause 1. Zion, Thy God reigneth! Isa. lii. 17. VER. 19.

VER. 16. Ου γάρ έστι διαστολή Ιουδαίου τε και

"Αλλ' ού πάντες υπήκουσαν τα ευαγ*Έλληνος: ο γαρ αυτος Κύριος πάντων, Tγελία. Ησαΐας γαρ λέγει Κύριε, τις πλουτών εις πάντας τους επικαλουμένους επίστευσε τη ακοή ημών; αυτόν.

But they have not all obeyed the Gosa For there is no difference between the pel. a For Esuias saith, Lord, who hath Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord believed * our report. over all is Crich unto all that call upon • Gr. the hearing of us; or, our him.

preaching. , * See on Acts x. ver. 35. clause 1. a Who hath believed our report? bSee on Luke ii. ver. 11. clause 3. and to whom is the arm of the LORD • See on chap. ii. ver. 4. clause 2. revealed ? Isa. lii. 1.

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VER. 21. "Åla h rioris it åroñso n di dron die προς δε τον Ισραήλ λέγει: “Ολην την δήματος Θεού. .

ημέραν εξεπέτασα τας χείράς μη προς a So then faith cometh by heuring,

λαόν απειθούντα και αντιλέγητά. . and hearing by the word of God.

But to Israel he saith, a All day long a See ver. 14. and on chap. i. ver.

I have stretched forth my hands unto a

disobedient and gainsaying people. 16. clause 3.

à I have spread out my hands all VER. 18.

the day unto a rebellious people, which 'Anhà Aéyo. M) oix ñnovody; MEVSūrys walketh in a way that was not good, sis kãcar thy grow i nadev o pobygos aù- after their own thoughts, Isa. Ixi. . τών, και εις τα πέρατα της οικουμένης τα ρήματα αυτών. .

CHAP. XI._VER. 1.

Λέγω ούν: Μη απώσατο ο Θεός το λαόν But I say, Have they not heard? airo; MÀ JÉVOITO' tai yapiya Ispana* Yes verily, their sound went into all fons espi, ix osigustos 'appažja, pues the earth, and their words bunto the ends

Beviauir. of the world.

I say then, Hath God cast away his a Their line is gone out through all people ? a God forbid. For I also am the earth, and their words to the end an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of of the world. In them hath he set a the tribe of Benjamin. tabernacle for the sun, Psal. xix. 4.

a For the LORD will not forsake b See on chap. i. ver. 8. clause 4.

his people for his great name's sake; VER. 19.

because it hath pleased the Lord to 'Aard Néyou. Mo, oủs šyro 'Iepana; Will the Lord cast off for ever! and

make you his people, 1 Sam. xii. 22. πρώτος Μωσής λέγει: 'Εγώ παραζηλώσα | will he be favourable no more ? Is his υμάς επ' ουκ έθνει, επί έθνει ασυνέτω πα

mercy clean gone for ever? doth his εοργιώ υμάς. .

promise fail for evermore! Hath God But I say, * Did not Israel know? | forgotten to be gracious ? hath he in First b Moses saith, I will provoke you anger shut up his tender mercies! to jealousy by them that are no people, Şelah, Psal. lxxvii

. 7–9. For the and by a foolish nation I will anger you. neither will he forsake his inheritance:

LORD will not cast off his people, a See on Matt. x. ver. 6. clause 1. xciv. 14. Thus saith the LORD, If

b They have moved me to jealousy heaven above can be measured, and with that which is not God : they have the foundations of the earth searched provoked me to anger with their va out beneath, I will also cast off all nities : and I will move them to jeá- the seed of Israel, for all that they lousy with those which are not a people; bave done, saith the LORD, Jer. Ini. I will provoke them to anger with a 37. Behold, the eyes of the Lord foolish nation, Deut. xxxii. 21,

God are upon the sinful kingdom, and

I will destroy it from the face of the VER. 20.

earth ; saving that I will not atterly 'Hoatas dè & Totonuç, sal diys Eidestroy the house of Jacob, saith the piony rois fui pen {ntovoiv, fupams šye LORD." For, lo, I will cominand, and νόμην τοίς εμέ μη επερωτώσι. .

I will sift the house of Israel among But Esaias is very hold, and saith, a Iall nations, like as corn is sifted in a was found of them that sought me not; sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall I was made manifest unto them that upon the earth, Hos. ix. 8, 9. asked not after me.

See on Acts xoi. ver. S. *I am sought of them that asked

VER. 2. not for me; I am found of them that Ουκ απώσατο ο Θεός τον λαόν αυτού, sought me not: I said, Bebold me, & aporya. Hún eidatt iv 'Hris ti behold me, unto a nation that was not λέγει ή γραφή; ώς εντυγχάνει το Θεό called by my name, Isa. lxe. 1. κατά του Ισραήλ, λέγων

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God hath not cast away a his people it no more grace: otherwise work is no which he forekuew. Wot ye not what more work. the Scripture saith * of Elias ? how he

a See on chap. iii. ver. 27. maketh intercession to God against Israel,

See on Acts xv. ver. 11. saying, Gr. in Elias ?

VER. 7.

Τί ούν; δ επιζητεί Ισραήλ, τούτου ουκ a See on chap. viii. ver. 29. clause 1.

επέτυχεν: η δε εκλογή επέτυχεν, οι δε

λοιποι επωρώθησαν, VER. 3.

What then? Israel hath not obtained Κύριε, τους προφήτας σου απέκτειναν, raita Quoiao thgiá sou rationafar sậyd that which he seeketh

for ; a but the elecυπελείφθην μόνος, και ζητούσε την ψυχήν | tion. hath obtained it, o and the rest were

*blinded. pou.

* Or, hardened. a Lord, they have killed thy prophets, and digged down thine altars; and I am

a See on chap. ix. ver. 11. clause 2. left alone, and they seek my life.

bSee on Matt. xiii. ver. 14. a And he said, I have been very

VER. 8. jealous for the LORD God of hosts : for the children of Israel have forsaken | Θεός πνεύμα κατανύξεως, οφθαλμούς του

(Καθώς γέγραπται: “Εδωκεν αυτούς και thy covenant, thrown down thine al- μη βλέπειν, και ώτα του μή ακούειν) έως tars, and slain thy prophets with the rñs ohuspor isprépas. sword ; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away, given them the spirit of slamber, eyes

a ( According as it is written, God hath 1 Kings xix. 10.

that they should not see, und ears that VER. 4.

they should not hear;) unto this day. 'Αλλά τι λέγει αυτώ και χρηματισμός και

* Or, remorse. Κατέλιπον εμαυτώ επτακισχιλίους άνδρας, , οίτινες ούκ έκαμψαν γόνυ τη Βάαλ.

a For the Lord hath poured out But what saith the answer of God upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and unto him? . I have reserved to my and your rulers, the seers, bath he

hath closed your eyes: the prophets self seven thousand men, who have not

covered, Isa. xxix. 10. bowed the knee to the image of Baal. a Yet I have left me seven thousand

VER. 9. in Israel, all the knees which have Και Δαβίδ λέγει: Γενηθήτω η τράπεζα not bowedunto Baal, and every mouth | αυτών εις παγίδα, και εις θήραν, και εις which hath not kissed him, 1 Kings orávdanov, xai sis ártatódoua aŭtons. xix. 18. VER. 5.

a And David saith, Let their table be

made a snare, and a trap, and a stumOUTWS BÚv xal év rõ vūv naszoo actpepeca blingblock, and a recompence unto them : κατ' εκλογήν χάριτος γέγονεν.

a Let their table become a snara Even so then at this present time also before them: and that which should there is a a temnant b according to the have been for their welfare, let it become election of grace.

a trap, Psal. lxix. 22. a See on chap. ix. ver. 27.

VER. 10. bSee on chap. ix. ver. 11. clause 2.

Σκοτισθήτωσαν οι οφθαλμοί αυτών του VER. 6.

μη βλέπειν και τον νώτον αυτών διασαν . Ει δε χάριτι, ουκ έτι εξ έργων· έπει και της σύγκαμψον. χάρις ουκ έτι γίνεται χάρις. Ει δε εξ έργων, a Let their eyes be darkened, that they ουκ έτι έστι χάρις: επεί το έργον ουκ έτι | may not see, and bow down their back

alway. And if by grace, a then is it no more a Let their eyes be darkened, that of works : otherwise grace is no more they see not; and make their loins grace. b But if it be of works, then is I continually to shake, Psal. lxix. 23.

έστιν έργον. .

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