Genesis 32:22-32 Antique Commentary Quotes

Albert Barnes Gen_32:23-32 Jacob wrestles with a man. “Passed over the ford of Jabbok.” The Jabbok rose near Rabbath Ammon, and flowed into the Jordan, separating North Gilead from South, or the kingdom of Og from that of Sihon. “Jacob was left alone,” on the north side, after all had passed over. “A man wrestled … Continue reading Genesis 32:22-32 Antique Commentary Quotes

1 Year Bible Reading Plan with Apocrypha & Apostolic Fathers (NRSVA, ESVA, CEBA, RSVA)

The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is a chronological reading plan with apocrypha included, but that will take some work. This was the simplest way I could figure to read a "complete" Bible, one that includes Protestant/Catholic/ Orthodox canon, on a daily basis. It required two plans, but was simple, because Logos Bible … Continue reading 1 Year Bible Reading Plan with Apocrypha & Apostolic Fathers (NRSVA, ESVA, CEBA, RSVA)

Acts of the Apostles Chapter 2:41-47 Antique Commentary Quotes

Cambridge Bible Acts 2:41 41. Then they that gladly received his word] The oldest MSS. Omit gladly. The latter clause of the verse is more literally, And there were added on that day about three thousand souls, i.e. to the one hundred and twenty of whom the Church consisted when the day began. A.T.Robertson Acts … Continue reading Acts of the Apostles Chapter 2:41-47 Antique Commentary Quotes

Acts of the Apostles Chapter 1:1-11 Antique Commentary Quotes

Cambridge Bible Acts 1:1 The former treatise] In the original we have the superlative adjective used, but the idiom which speaks of the first of two is common to Greek with many other languages. An example is found 1Co_14:30. So Cicero, de Inventione, in his second book (chap, iii.) calls the former book primus liber. … Continue reading Acts of the Apostles Chapter 1:1-11 Antique Commentary Quotes

Gospel of Matthew Chapter 13:1-13 Antique Commentary Quotes

Pulpit Commentary Mat_13:1 The same day; on that day (Revised Version). Although day is sometimes used in a metaphorical sense, so as to include what is, in fact, a long period of time, yet we are not justified in assigning this sense to it unless the context clearly requires us to do so. This is … Continue reading Gospel of Matthew Chapter 13:1-13 Antique Commentary Quotes

Gospel of Matthew Chapter 11:20-30 Antique Commentary Quotes

Marvin Vincent Matthew 11:20 Mighty works (δυνάμεις) The supernatural works of Christ and his apostles are denoted by six different words in the New Testament, exhibiting these works under different aspects and from different points of view. These will be considered in detail as they occur. Generally, a miracle may be regarded: 1. As a … Continue reading Gospel of Matthew Chapter 11:20-30 Antique Commentary Quotes

Gospel of Matthew Chapter 9:35-38, 10:1-8 Antique Commentary Quotes

Philip Schaff Matthew 9:35 Mat_9:35. And Jesus went about, etc. An appropriate introduction to what follows, as well as a fitting close to this account of the leading miracles performed by our Lord; almost identical with Mat_4:23, which precedes the Sermon on the Mount, describing (as the tense in the original shows) a customary course … Continue reading Gospel of Matthew Chapter 9:35-38, 10:1-8 Antique Commentary Quotes

Gospel of Matthew Chapter 8:5-13 Antique Commentary Quotes

Cambridge Bible Matthew 8:5 a centurion] i. e. a captain or commander of a century—a company normally composed of a hundred men, the sixtieth part of a legion in the Roman army. This centurion was probably an officer in the army of Herod Antipas, which would be modelled after the Roman fashion. Pulpit Commentary Mat_8:5 … Continue reading Gospel of Matthew Chapter 8:5-13 Antique Commentary Quotes

Gospel of Matthew Chapter 7:13-21, 24-27 Antique Commentary Quotes

A.T. Robertson Matthew 7:13 By the narrow gate (dia tēs stenēs pulēs). The Authorized Version “at the strait gate” misled those who did not distinguish between “strait” and “straight.” The figure of the Two Ways had a wide circulation in Jewish and Christian writings (cf. Deu_30:19; Jer_21:8; Psa_1:1-6). See the Didache i-vi; Barnabas xviii-xx. “The … Continue reading Gospel of Matthew Chapter 7:13-21, 24-27 Antique Commentary Quotes

Gospel of Matthew Chapter 5:17-22, 43-45 Antique Commentary Quotes

Adam Clarke Matthew 5:17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law - Do not imagine that I am come to violate the law καταλυσαι, from κατα, and λυω, I loose, violate, or dissolve - I am not come to make the law of none effect - to dissolve the connection which subsists … Continue reading Gospel of Matthew Chapter 5:17-22, 43-45 Antique Commentary Quotes