A New Literal Translation from the Original Greek, of All the Apostolical Epistles; With a Commentary and Notes, Philological, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical

A New Literal Translation from the Original Greek, of All the Apostolical Epistles; With a Commentary and Notes, Philological, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical : To Which Is Added, a History of the Life of the Apostle Paul Volume 4

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...to exercise authority over a man, she arrogates a power which does not belong to her. See 1 Cor. xi. 5. note 1. xiv. 34. note. Ver. 14.--1. Besides, Adam was not deceived. The serpent did not attempt to deceive Adam. But he attacked the woman, knowing her to be the. weaker of the two. Hence Eve, in extenuation of her fault, pleaded, Vol. iv. 26 Gen. iii. 13. Tie serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. Whereas Adam said, ver. 12. The woman whom thou gavcst me to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat; insinuating, that as the woman had been givenJiim for a companion and help, he had eaten of the tree from affection to her.--In this view of the matter, the fall of the first man stands as a warning to his posterity, to beware of the pernicious influence, which the love of w omen carried to excess, may have upon them to lead them into sin.--W hat is mentioned, Gen. iii. 22. Behold the man is become as one of us, to knov.-good and evil, does not imply that Adam, was either tempted or deceived by the serpent, from an immoderate desire of knowledge. It relates to the woman alone, according to the known use of the word Man, which in the Greek and Latin languages, as well as in the Hebrew, signifies man sxndvioman indiscriminately. Hence it is said, ver. 24. So he drove out the man, -that is, both the man and the woman. See Spect. vol-vii. No. 510--The apostle's doctrine, concerning the inferiority of the woman to the man in point of understanding, is to be interpreted of the sex in general, and not of every individual i it being well known, that some women, in understanding are superior to most men. Nevertheless being generally inferior, it is a fit reason for their being restrained from pretending to direct men in affairs of importance;...show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236949919
  • 9781236949912