Commentary on the Acts; Giving the Common Version, 1611, the Revised Version, 1881 (American Readings and Renderings), with Critical, Exegetical and Applicative Notes, and Illustrations from Life and History in the East
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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...missionaries. See John 13:16; Rom. 16: 7; 2 Cor. 8: 23; Phil. 2: 25. In these passages the Greek word is from the same stem as those rendered "messenger" and "sent" in the English versions. a. there was an assault made Or, "an onset," R. V. The Greek gives the idea of an intended assault only, abetted by the rulers of the Jewish synagogues, who would have no civil authority. Some, however, infer that "rulers" refers to those of the Gentiles as well as of the Jews; but the last clause, "to stone them," was a Jewish and not a Greek or Roman mode of punishment, and that seems to limit the " rulers " to Jews. There is a tradition that at Iconinm a lovely maiden named Theckla was converted by Paul's preaching. She was espoused to Thamyris, but refused to marry him after her conversion. ' When Paul was in prison, she is said to have visited him by bribing the jailer, and to have been instructed further by Paul. She was condemned to death for refusing to marry Thamyris, but was miracu Common Version. unto the word of his grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by their hands. 4 Hut the multitude of the city was divided: and part held with the Jews, and part with the apostles. 5 And when there was an assault made both of the Gentiles, and also of the Jews with their rulers, to use them despitefully, and to stone them, Revised Version. grace, granting signs and wonders to be 4 done by their hands. But the multitude of the city was divided; and part held with the Jews, and part with the apostles. 5 And when there was made an onset both of the Gen tiles and of the Jews with their rulers, to entreat them shamefully, and See Prof. Ramsay's St. Paul the Traveller, p. 108. lously saved;...
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