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LUKE xviii. part of ver. 18. ver. 19. part of ver. 20. ver. 21. part On a tour.
of ver. 22, 23, 24. ver. 25, 26. part of ver. 27. ver. 28. and part
18 -And- asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do
19 And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God.
20 - Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.
21 And he said-All these have I kept from my youth up.
22 Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto himsell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven : and come, follow me.
23 - And when he heard this-for he was very rich.
24 And-he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
25 For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye,
26 And they that heard it said, Who then can be saved?
29 And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is
30 Who shall not receive manifold-and in the world to come life everlasting.
MATT. XX. 1-16.
an householder, which went out early in the morning to
hire labourers into his vineyard.
a day, he sent them into his vineyard.
standing idle in the market-place,
whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their
others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye
here all the day idle ?
saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard, and what
soever is right, that shall ye receive.
yard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give
them their bire, beginning from the last unto the first.
hour, they received every man a penny.
Mat, xx. 10.
But when the first came, they supposed that they should On a tour. have received more; and they likewise received every
man a penny. 11.
And when they had received it, they murmured against the good man of the house,
Saying, These last have wrought but one hour, and
burden and heat of the day.
thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny?
this last, even unto thee.
Is thine eye evil, because I am good ?
called, but few chosen %.
JOHN xi. 1-16.
30 The expression bere used is supposed to refer to the manner in which the Romans selected men for recruiting their armies. The honour of being chosen to serve their country in a military capacity was esteemed the reward of superiority. The consuls summoned to the capitol, or the Campus Martius, all citizens capable of bearing arms, from the age of seventeen to forty-five. They drew up by tribes, and lots were drawn to determine in what order every tribe should present its soldiers. That which was the first order, chose the four citizens who were judged the most proper to serve in the war; and the six tribunes who commanded the tirst legion, selected one of these four, whom they liked best. The tribunes of the second and third legions likewise made their choice one after another; and he that remained entered into the fourth legion. A new tribe presented other four soldiers, and the second legion choso first. The third and fourth legions had the same advantage in their turns. In this manner, each tribe successively appointed four soldiers, till the legions were complete. They next proceeded to the creation of subaltern officers, whom the tribunes chose from among the soldiers of the greatest reputation. When the legions were thus completed, the citizens who had been called, but not chosen, returned to their respective employments, and served their country in other capacities.--Sec Clarke's Comment. in loc.
31 The resurrection of Lazarus is placed by Archbishop Newcomo after Jobo x. and after the supplementary chapters of St. Luke. Tatian, Gerson, and some others agree in the same arrangement.
After the feast of the dedication our Lord went to Bethabara, beyond Jordan, tho place where John baptized, John X. 40. Archbishop Newcome supposes, that as he remained there, and as
John xi. 2. (It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with oint- On a tour.
ment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother La
zarus was sick.)
hold, he whom thou lovest is sick.
unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God
Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus.
two days still in the same place where he was.
Then after that saith he to his disciples, Let us go into
His disciples say unto him, Master, the Jews of late
swered, Are there not twelve hours in the day?
seeth the light of this world.
But if a man walk in the night, he stumbleth, because
These things said he: and after that he saith unto
awake him out of sleep.
St. John proceeds immediately to the resurrection of Lazarus,
Lightfoot further observes, that he remained in the place
Lightfoot's arrangement of the resurrection is the same as that of Bishop Richardson, and it is sanctioned by the learned Archbishop Usher, Lamy, Toinard, and others.
Joha xi. 13. Howbeit Jesus spake of his death ; but they thought On a tour.
that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep. 14.
Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead. 15.
And I am glad, for your sakes, that I was not there, to
fellow disciples, Let us also go, that we may die with him.
Julian Pe. Christ again predicts his Sufferings and Death”.
And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem;
And Jesus, going up to Jerusalem,
we go up to Jerusalem ; and all things that are written
as they followed, they were afraid. And he took again
the twelve, Mat. xx. 17. disciples apart in the way, Mark x. 32. and began to tell them what things should happen unto
him, Mat. xx. 17. and said unto them,
18. Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man
shall be betrayed Mark x. 33. and delivered unto the Chief Priests, and unto the Seribes;
and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver
him to the Gentiles : Mat. xx. 19. to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify him : Lu. xviii.32. For he shall be delivered to the Gentiles, and shall be
mocked, and spitefully intreated, and spitted on :
39 During our Lord's final journey to Jerusalem, he forewarns his disciples of his approaching sufferings and death, in the fullest manner. He explicitly unfolds to the twelve disciples the spiritual nature of his kingdom; but their understandings were so blinded by their own preconceived ideas of Messiah's power, that they knew not the things that were spoken. He was now about to perform one of the most convincing and stupendous of his miracles: and he embraces the opporlunity to predict all that awaited him to his disciples. He declares that he was going up to Jerusalem, not to assume the pomp and robes of royalty, as they but too fondly expected, but to be betrayed, to be insulted, to be scourged, and to be put to death. His disciples at this very moment, as is erident from the conduct of the sons of Zebedee in the next section, were ambitiously anticipating their temporal honours.
Lnxvii.3. And they shall scourge him, and put him to death : and On a tour.
the third day he shall rise again. 34.
And they understood none of these things : and this saying was hid from them, neither knew they the things which were spoken.
MATT. XX. part of ver. 17, 18, 19. 17 -took the twelve
18 -unto the chief priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death,
19-And shall deliver him to the Gentiles—and the third day he shall rise again.
MARK X. part of ver. 33. and ver. 34. 33 - the Son of man shall be
34 And they shall mock him, and shall scourge him, and shall spit upon him, and shall kill him; and the third day he shall rise again.
MARK X. 35-45. Mat. xx. 20. Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children, On the way with her sons,
whatsoever we shall desire.
do for you?
one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in
thy glory. Mat. xx. 21. She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may
sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left,
in thy kingdom.
22. But Jesus answered, Mark x, 38. But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask:
can ye drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized
with the baptism that I am baptized with ?
them, Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of;
be baptized :
mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it
is prepared. Mat. xx. 23. of my Father. Mark X. 41.
And when the ten heard it, they began to be much displeased with James and John.