Bible Cyclopaedia, Critical and Expository

Bible Cyclopaedia, Critical and Expository

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: subtilty "; but it was ordained to bo a public act of Jews and Gentiles, kings and people, together. So Satan now entered Judas Iscariot, " the son of perdition" (a title restricted to him and antichrist: John xvii. 12, 2 Thess. ii. 3), and availing himself of his Master's retirement he went and covenanted to betray Jesus for 30 pieces of silver (Luke xxii. 3). The last supper He celebrated so late on Thursday as to be really on the beginning of the 14th Nisan, the day of killing the lamb in preparation for the passover. The 14th Nisan, though not strictly part of the festival but one day before the time (John xviii. 28), was popularly counted so and called "the first day of unleavened bread" (leaven being carefully put away): Matt. xxvi. 17, Luke xxii. 8-11. But see Passover for a different view of John. On His disciples asking where He would have them to prepare for Him the passover, He sent Peter and John to follow a man whom they should meet bearing a pitcher of water into tho house, and sav to the owner f the house (evidently a disciple), The Master saith, Where is the guestchamber where I shall eat the passover with My disciples? The message implies something extraordinary and unusual; also Luke xxii. 15, ' with desire I have desired to eat this passover." John xix. 14 calls the day "the preparation of the passover," i.e. the day before it; the sabbath in that passover week was "a high day" (xix. 81, 42), becaass it coincided with the sacred Nisan 15. The day on which Jesus suffered was Nisau 14, on the eve commencing which da; He ate the passover supper. The priest party bad despaired of taking Him at the feast because of His popularity: "not on the feast day, lest there more

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