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LUKE II. 40, 41.

A, D, 9. thee for ever, Psal. xlv. 2. And the rejoice before the LORD thy God in Word was made flesh, and dwelt all that thou puttest thine hands among us, (and we beheld his glory, unto, 18. And this man went up out the glory as of the only-begotten of of his city yearly to worship, and to the Father,) full of grace and truth, sacrifice unto the LORD of hosts in Johni. 14.

Shiloh, 1 Sam. i. 3. And the man VER. 41.

Elkanah, and all his house, went up Και επορεύοντο οι γονείς αυτού κατ' έτος

to offer unto the LORD the yearly sa

crifice, and his vow, 21. εις Ιερουσαλήμ τη εορτή του πάσχα.

b Speak ye unto all the congregation Now his parents a went to Jerusalem of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of every year at b the feast of the Passover. this month they shall take to them

a Three times thou shalt keep a feast every man a lamb, according to the unto me in the year. Thou shalt keep house of their fathers, a lamb for an the feast of unleavened bread: (thou house: And if the household be too shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, little for the lamb, let him and his as I commanded thee, in the time ap- neighbour next unto his house take it, pointed of the month Abib; for in it according to the number of the souls : thou camest out from Egypt; and every man, according to his eating, none shall appear before me empty :) shall make your count for the lamb. And the feast of harvest, the first Your lamb shall be without blemish, fruits of thy labours, which thou hast a male of the first year; ye shall sown in the field : and the feast of in- take it out from the sheep or from the gathering, which is in the end of the goats : And ye shall keep it up until year, when thou hast gathered in thy the fourteentă day of the same month: labours out of the field. Three times and the whole assembly of the conin the year all thy males shall appear gregation of Israel shall kill it in the before the LORD God, Exod. xxiii

. evening. And they shall take of the 14-17. But unto the place which blood, and strike it on the two sidethe Lord your God shall choose out posts and on the upper door-post of of all your tribes to put his name the houses wherein they shall eat it. there, even unto his habitation shall | And they shall eat the flesh in that ye seek, and thither thou shalt come: night, roast with fire, and unleavened And thither ye shall bring your burnt- bread; and with bitter herbs they offerings, and your sacrifices, and shall eat it. Eat not of it raw, nor your tithes, and heave-offerings of sodden at all with water, but roast your hand, and your vows, and your with fire; his head with his legs, and free-will-offerings, and the firstlings of with the purtenance thereof. And ye your herds and of your flocks : And shall let nothing of it remain until the there

ye shall eat before the LORD morning; and that which remaineth your God, and ye shall rejoice in all of it until the morning ye shall burn that ye put your hand unto, ye and your with fire. And thus shall ye eat it; households, wherein the Lord thy God with your loins girded, your shoes on hath blessed thee, Deut. xii. 5—7. your feet, and your staff in your hand: Then there shall be a place which the and ye shall eat it in haste; it is the LORD your

God shall choose, to LORD's passover. For I will pass cause his name to dwell there ; thi. through the land of Egypt this night, ther shallye bring all that I command and will smite all the first-born in the you; your burnt-offerings and your land of Egypt, both man and beast; sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave- and against all the gods of Egypt I offering of your hand, and all your will execute judgment: I am the choice vows which ye vow unto the LORD. And the blood shall be to you LORD, 11. Btit thou must eat them for a token upon the houses where ye before the LORD thy God, in the are: and when I see the blood, I will place which the LORD thy God shall pass over you, and the plague shall choose, thou, and thy son, and thy not be upon you to destroy you, when daughter, and thy man-servant, and I smite the land of Egypt. And this thy maid-servant, and the Levite that day shall be unto you for a memorial ; is within thy gates : and thou shalt and ye shall keep it a feast to the

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LUKE II. 41-49.

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at even.

LORD throughout your generations ; ήλθον ημέρας οδόν, και ανεζήτουν αυτόν εν ye shall keep it a feast by an ordi- τοϊς συγγενέσι και εν τοις γνωστούς. nance for ever. Seven days shall ye But they, supposing him to have been eat unleavened bread; even the first in the company, went a day's journey ; day ye shall put away leaven out of and they sought him among their kinsfolk your houses : for whosoever eateth and acquaintance. leavened bread from the first day until

VER. 45. the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel. And in the first day

Και μη ευρόντες αυτόν, υπέστρεψαν εις there shall be an holy convocation, and | Ιερουσαλήμ, ζητούντες αυτόν. in the seventh day there shall be an

And when they found him not, they holy convocation to you; no manner of turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking work shall be done in them, save that him. which every man must eat, that only

VER. 46. may be done of you. And ye

shall ob- Και εγένετο, μεθ' ημέρας τρείς εύρον αυserve thefeast ofunleavened bread; for τον εν τώ ιερώ καθεζόμενον εν μέσω των In this self-same day have I brought | διδασκάλων, και ακούοντα αυτών, και επεyour armies out of the land of Egypt: Sotāvta aútoús. therefore shall ye observe this day in And it came to pass, that after three your generations by an ordinance for days they found him in the temple, siterer. In the first month, on the four- ting in the midst of the doctors, both teenth day of the month at even, ye hearing them, and asking them questions. shall eat unleavened bread, until the

VER. 47. one and twentieth day of the month

Εξίσταντο δε πάντες οι ακούοντες αυSeven days shall there be | του, επί τη συνέσει και ταϊς αποκρίσεσιν Do leaven found in your houses : for

αυτού. . whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off

And a all that heard him were astonishfrom the congregation of Israel, whe- ed at his understanding and answers. ther he be a stranger, or born in the

a See on Matt, vii. ver. 28. land. Ye shall eat nothing leavened ;

VER. 48. in all your habitations shall ye eat

Και ιδόντες αυτόν, εξεπλάγησαν· και unleavened bread, Exod. xii. 3—20. wpòs avrov in pimmp aúton elne Téxvov, And the Jews' Passover was at hand,

τι εποίησας ημίν ούτως ; Ιδού, ο πατής σου and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, John | καγώ οδυνώμενοι έζητουμέν σε. And the Jews' Passover was

And when they saw him, they were nigh at hand: and many went out of amazed: and his mother said unto him, the country up to Jerusalem before the Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? Passover, to purify themselves, xi. 55. behold, thy father and I have sought VER. 42,

thee sorrowing. Και ότε έγένετο ετών δώδεκα, αναβάντων

VER. 49. αυτών εις Ιεροσόλυμα, κατά το έθος της Και είπε προς αυτούς· Τί ότι έζητείτε εορτής

με ; ουκ ήδειτε ότι έν τούς του πατρός μου And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the cus- And he said unto them, How is it that tom of the feast.

ye sought me ? wist ye not that I must VER. 43.

be about a my Father's b business? Και τελειωσάντων τας ημέρας, εν τω

a See on Matt. vii. ver. 21. clause 4.

b Then said I, Lo, I come: in the voυποστρέφειν αυτούς, υπέμεινεν Ιησούς και Talç evlepovoanópio raì ovx šyra 'Iwono lume of the book it is written of me; και η μήτηρ αυτού.

God :

I delight to do thy will, O my And when they had fulfilled the days, yea, thy law is within my heart. I as they returned, the child Jesus tarried have preached righteousness in the behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and great congregation : lo, I have not his mother knew not of it.

refrained my lips, O LORD, thou

knowest, Psal. xl. 7–9. And said VER. 44.

unto them that sold doves, Take these Nouícarta dè aútor gy tñ ouvodią elvai, I things hence ; make not my Father's

ii. 13.

DET Elvai pe;

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LUKE II. 49–52.-II). 1.

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house an house of merchandise. And | τίου Πιλάτου της Ιουδαίας, και τετραρhis disciples remembered that it was | χούντος της Γαλιλαίας Ηρώδου, Φιλίππου

written, The Zeal of thine house hath δε του αδελφού αυτού τετραρχούντος της eaten me up, John ii. 16, 17. Jesus 'I tougalas xai Tpax@vitodos xuças, nai saith unto them, My meat is to do the | Λυσανίου της 'Αβιληνής τετραρχούντος, will of him that sent me, and to finish his work, iv. 34. For I came down of Tiberius Cæsar, a Pontius Pilate

Now in the fifteenth year of the reign from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me; being tetrarch of Galilee, and his bro

being governor of Judæa, and b Herod vi. 38. To this end was I born, and ther Philip tetrarch of Ituræa and of for this cause came I into the world, the region of Trachonitis

, and Lysanias that I should bear witness unto the

the tetrarch of Abilene, truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice, xviii. 37.

a And the whole multitude of them VER. 50.

arose, and led him unto Pilate. And Kai aitoi oi ouvñxav sò pñuece o frády- they began to accuse him, saying, We σεν αυτοίς. .

found this fellow perverting the naAnd they understocd not the suying to Cæsar, saying that he himself is

tion, and forbidding to give tribute which he spake unto them.

Christ a King. And Pilate asked VER. 51.

him, saying, Art thou the king of the Kai satén pet' aitāv, xai haber els Jews ? and he answered him, and Nacapéro nai Su ÜTotaO CÓMevos aútots. said, Thou sayest it. Then said PiΚαι η μήτηρ αυτού διετήρει πάντα τα ρή- late to the Chief Priests and to the ματα ταύτα εν τη καρδία αυτής. people, I find no fault in this man,

And he went down with them, and Luke xxiii. 1—4. And Pilate, when came to Nazareth, and was a subject unto he had called together the Chief them : but his mother kept all these say- Priests and the rulers and the people, ings in her heart.

Said unto them, Ye have brought this a Children, obey your parents in

man unto me as one that perverteth the Lord : for this is right. Honour the people; and, behold, 1, having thy father and mother, (which is examined him before you, have found the first commandment with promise,)

no fault in this man, touching those Eph. vi. 1, 2.

things whereof ye accuse him : No,

nor yet Herod. for I sent you to VER. 52.

him: and, lo, nothing worthy of Kai 'Incrūs TE POÉUOTETE Codia, sai šacxią, death is done unto him. I will thereκαι χάριτι παρά Θεώ και ανθρώποις. fore chastise him, and release him.

And Jesus increased a in wisdom and (For of necessity he must release one stature, and bin favour with God und unto them at the feast.) And they

cried out all at once, saying, Away

with this man, and release unto us a See on ver. 40. clause 1.

Barabbas : (Who for a certain seb Let not mercy and truth forsake dition made in the city, and for murthee; bind them about thy neck; der, was cast into prison.) Pilate write them upon the table of thine therefore, willing to release Jesus, heart: So shalt thou find favour and spake again to them. But they cried, good understanding in the sight of saying, crucify him, crucify him. And God and man, Prov. iii. 3, 4. For he said unto them the third time, the kingdom of God is not meat and Why, what evil hath he done? I have drink; but righteousness, and peace,

found no cause of death in him : I and joy in the Holy Ghost. For he will therefore chastise him, and let that in these things serveth Christ, him go. And they were instant with is acceptable to God and approved of loud voices, requiring that he might men, Rom. iv. 17, 18.

be crucified. And the voices of them

and of the Chief Priests prevailed. CHAP. III.-VER. 1,

And Pilate gave sentence that it Ev čts dè meytena.denáta rñs nyepeor should be as they required, 13–24. νίας Τιβερίου Καίσαρος, ηγεμονεύοντος Πον- b But Herod 'the tetrarch, being


Or, age.

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reproved by him for Herodias his brother Philip's wife, ver. 19. When

VER. 4. Pilate heard of Galilee, he asked Ως γέγραπται εν βίβλω λόγων 'Ησαΐου whether the man were a Galilean. | του προφήτου, λέγοντος· Φωνή βοώντος εν And as soon as he knew that he be- τη ερήμω: Ετοιμάσατε την οδών Κυρίου, longed unto Herod's jurisdiction, he ideias TOLETTE Tàs tpilous autoữ. sent him to Herod, who himself also

a As it is written in the book of the was at Jerusalem at that time, xxiii. words of Esaias the prophet, saying, 6, 7.

The voice of one crying in the wilderVER. 2.

ness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, 'Επ’’Αρχιερέων "Αννα και Καϊάφα, έγέ- make his paths straight. γετο ρήμα Θεού επί Ιωάννην τον του Ζαχα

(For this is he that was spoken of ρίου υιον, εν τη ερήμω.

by the prophet Esaias, saying, The a Annas and Caiaphas being the High voice of one crying in the wilderness, Priests, a the word of God canie unto Prepare ye the way of the Lord, John the son of Zacharius in the wil- make his paths straight, Matt. iii. 3. derness.

As it is written in the prophets, Be* And one of them, named Caiaphas, hold, I send my messenger before being the High Priest that same year, thy face, which shall prepare thy way said unto them, Ye know nothing at

before thee. The voice of one cryall

, John xi. 49. And he led him ing in the wilderness, Prepare ye the away to Annas first ; for he was way of the Lord, make his paths father-in-law to Caiaphas, which was straight, Mark i. 2, 3.] the High Priest that same year, xviii.

a See on Matt. iii. ver. 3. 13. And Annas the High Priest, and

VER. 5. Caiaphas, and John, and Alexander, and as many as were of the kindred | όρος και βουνός ταπεινωθήσεται» και έσται

Πάσα φάραγξ πληρωθήσεται, και πάν of the High Priest, were gathered to


τα σκολια εις ευθείαν, και αι τραχείαι εις gether at Jerusalem, Acts iv. 6.

οδούς λείας: b And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom : a Every valley shall be filled, and and the grace of God was upon him, every mountain and hill shall be brought Luke i. 80. The voice of him that low; and the b crooked shall be made crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye straight, and the rough ways shall be the way of the Lord, make straight made smooth; in the desert a high-way for our God,

a The lofty looks of man shall be Isa. xl. 3.

humbled, and the haughtiness of men VER. 3.

shall be bowed down ; and the LORD Και ήλθεν εις πάσαν την περίχωρον του | alone shall be exalted in that day. Ιορδάνου, κηρύσσων βάπτισμα μετανοίας For the day of the LoRD of hosts shall εις άφεσιν αμαρτιών:

be upon every one that is proud and a And he came into all the country lofty, and upon every one that is lifted about Jordan, preaching the baptism of up, and he shall be brought low. And repentance for the remission of sins; upon all the cedars of Lebanon, that

[In those days came John the Bap- are high and lifted up, and upon all tist, preaching in the wilderness of the oaks of Bashan. And upon all Judæa, And saying, Repent ye: for the high mountains, and upon all the the kingdom of heaven is at hand, hills that are lifted up, And upon Matt. iii. 1, 2. John did baptize in every high tower, and upon every the wilderness, and preach the bap- fenced wall, And upon all the ships tism of repentance for the remission of Tarshish, and upon all pleasant of sins, Mark i. 4. There was a man pictures. And the loftiness of man sent from God, whose name was John. shall be bowed down, and the haughtiThe same came for a witness, to bear ness of men shall be made low ; and witness of the Light, that all men the LORD alone shall be exalted in through him might believe, John i. that day, Isa. ii. 11-17. 6,7.]

b And I will bring the blind by a a See on Matt. iii. ver. 1-6. way that they knew not; I will lead

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them in paths that they have not

VER. 9. known: I will make darkness light "Ηδη δε και η αξίνη προς την ρίζαν των before them, and crooked things | δένδρων κείται» πάν ούν δένδρον μη ποιούν straight. These things will Ido unto καρπόν καλόν, εκκόπτεται, και εις πύρ them, and not forsake them, Isa. xlii. 1 Báaneta.. 16. I will go before thee, and make

a And now also the are is laid unto the the crooked places straight : I will

root of the trees: every tree therefore break in pieces the gates of brass, which bringeth

not forth good fruit is and cut in sunder the bars of iron, hewn down, and cast into the fire. xlv. 2.

[And now also the axe is laid unto VER. 6.

the root of the trees: therefore every Και όψεται πάσα σαρξ το σωτήριον του | tree which bringeth not forth good Osoū.

fruit is hewn down, and cast into the a And all flesh shall see the sulvation of fire, Matt. iii. 10.) God.

a See on Matt. iii. ver. 10. a See on Matt. viii. ver. 11. clause 1.

VER. 10.

Και επηρώτων αυτόν οι όχλοι λέγοντες VER. 7.

Τί ούν ποιήσομεν ; "Ελεγεν ούν τους εκπορευομένσις όχλοις And the people asked him, saying, βαπτισθήναι υπ' αυτού• Γεννήματα έχιδ- what shall we do then ? νών, τις υπέδειξεν υμίν φυγείν από της μελλούσης οργής και ;

VER. 11. a Then said he to the multitude that Αποκριθείς δε λέγει αυτούς: “Ο έχων δύο came forth to be baptised of him, ο χιτώνας, μεταδότω τω μη έχοντι και ο generation of vipers, who hath warned | έχων βρώματα, ομοίως ποιείτω. you to flee from the wruth to come ? He answereth and saith unto them, (But when he saw many of the

a He that hath two coats, let him impart Pharisees and Sadducees come to his to him that huth none; und he that hath baptism, he said unto them, O gene

meat, let him do likewise. ration of vipers, who hath warned

a See on Matt. v, ver. 42. clause 1. you to flee from the wrath to come? Matt. iii. 7.)

VER. 12. b See on Matt. iii. ver. 7.

"Ηλθον δε και τελώναι βαπτισθήναι, και

είπον προς αυτόν: Διδάσκαλε, τί ποιήσοVER. 8.

PLEN; Ποιήσατε σύν καρπούς αξίους της μετα- Then came also a Publicans to be baprolası sai pie apenods aéyel, ły ¿QUtolç tised, and said unto him, Master, what Πατέρα έχομεν τον 'Αβραάμ λέγω γαρ | shall we do? υμίν, ότι δύναται ο Θεός εκ των λίθων τού

a See on Matt. v. 46. clause 2. τα εγείραι τέκνα το 'Αβραάμ. a Bring forth therefore fruits *worthy

VER. 13. of repentance; and begin not to say ο δε είπε προς αυτούς: Μηδέν πλέον within yourselves, We have Abraham to | παρά το διατεταγμένον υμϊν πράσσετε. our father : for I say unto you, That And he said unto them, a Eract ro God is able of these stones to raise up more than that rohich is uppointed you. children unto Abraham.

a And Zacchæus stood, and said * Or, meet for.

unto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half

of my goods I give to the poor : and [Bring forth therefore fruits meet if I have taken any thing from any for repentance : And think not to say man by false accusation, I restore within yourselves, We have Abraham him four-fold, Luke xix. 8. He hath to our father : for I say unto you, that shewed thee, O man,

what is good ; God is able of these stones to raise and what doth the LORD require of up children unto Abraham, Matt. thee, but to do justly, and to love iii. 8, 9.]

mercy, and to walk humbly with thy a See on Matt. ii. ver, 8, 9.

God ? Mic, vi, 8. Therefore all things

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