A Paraphrase and Annotations Upon All the Books of the New Testament; Briefly Explaining All the Difficult Places Thereof Volume 3

A Paraphrase and Annotations Upon All the Books of the New Testament; Briefly Explaining All the Difficult Places Thereof Volume 3

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...possible that fp6vrjo-is be here taken for that practical virtue of prudence, (as it is at large defined by the moralist, ) the practical knowledge of those things which are truly eligible, the knowledge that will bring men to the true justice, the judging of what is or is not to be done, according to the rules of justice; and it is possible again that the word SiKaiav, of the just, should be the masculine gender, and so the phrase be rendered, the prudence, or practical wisdom of just men; and then also it will be answerable to the text in Malachi, thus: that he shall convert the Jews, even the most vicious of them, to that practice of all moral rules which denominates men just; that is, that this should be the design of John's preaching, to make them such, to work such a general reformation among the Jews. As for the preposition iv, that (as was said) is ordinarily used for ds or ari, to, or otherwise it will be hard to find out any sense of these words. 20. _g dumb The Hebrew ttfin, as the Greek Kaxpbs, signifies both a dumb man and a deaf, and is wont to be rendered either by mroaiumav, or by diroKGHpovv, Micah vii. 16, that is, growing or becoming deaf, for there the context refers it to the ears. In this place one of the significations of the Hebrew seems to be put for the other, o-iam&v, silent, or dumb, (if we believe Theophylact and the ancients, ) for surdus, "deaf;" and so that which is added, Koi oi Swapevos XaXijo-ai, and not able to speak, will be no pleonasm, but signify him dumb also. For that he was not only dumb, but deaf, appears by his friends, who do not speak, but nod and make signs to him, ver. 62; and it is not probable that of the two things that befell him, one should be twice and the other not once...show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236567574