A Suggestive Commentary on St. Luke; With Critical and Homiletical Notes Volume 1

A Suggestive Commentary on St. Luke; With Critical and Homiletical Notes Volume 1

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... word. axavQas--Luke vi. 44. u-opevo/iepoi, setting out, going their way, not falling immediately, or very manifestly; nay, even with some degree of progress: this is the force of the verb, Bengel. pepipv&v--pepis, a part. Care cuts both soul and body. Care, from the Welsh, --waste, pine. Cark, from career, --the wasting woes of prison. Itovtov, wealth, as estimated by the desire and value for it, Alford. A Threefold Progress: The first receives a hindrance at the very outset. The second after it has sprung up. The third while coming to maturity, Alford, Matt., airdrrj row Ttovtov--The artifices by which persons excuse themselves, while ardently pursuing wealth, or putting off the cares of religion to a convenient season. Cases not selected as examples, but as comprehensive heads, Doddridge. fitov, Life extensive--1, its duration. 2, means. 3, manner. Life intensive, vita quia vivimus, Trench, nopevouevoi, on their progress through life. ovuirvtyovrat, choke. The image of an evil growth, strangling a nobler, is cockle T Saxon, ceocan, to choke, Trench. TeAecnfiopovo-t, used of trees, bringing fruits to maturity, Stier. Fruit perfected and ripened, Bengel. 15. But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience. Good ground. Gr. morally excellent, sincerity, integrity of heart. An humble and heart-felt trust in Divine mercy. Before the plough and harrow mellow the soil. Spirit's rain softens the mould, His plants, choke the thorns. Heats of persecutions, scorch not, but mature His planting. These hear, like the preceding, but actively accept the word. Approving the truth, they resist temptations to unfruitfulness. Honest. Gr. Things which are lovely....show more

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