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MATT. v. 22 - 24.

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snare of his soul, xviii. 6,7. He that dead, small and great, stand before getteth riches, and not by right, shall God; and the books were opened : leave them in the midst of his days, and another book was opened, which and at his end shall be a fool, Jer. is the book of life : and the dead were xvii. 11.

judged out of those things which were b Fear not them which kill the body; written in the books, according to but are not able to kill the soul : but their works. And the sea gave up rather fear him which is able to de- | the dead which were in it; and death stroy both soul and body in hell, Matt. and hell delivered up the dead which 1.28. Wherefore if thy hand or thy were in them : and they were judgfoot offend thee, cut them off, and cast ed every man according to their them from thee: itis better for thee to works. And death and hell were cast enter into life halt or maimed, rather into the lake of fire. This is the sethan having two hands or two feet to cond death. And whosoever was not be cast into everlasting fire. And if found written in the book of life was thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast into the lake of fire, 12–15. cast it from thee: it is better for thee But the fearful, and unbelieving, and to enter into life with one eye, rather the abominable, and murderers, and than having two eyes to be cast into whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idohell fire, xviii. 8, 9. Then shall he say laters, and all liars, shall have their also unto them on the left hand, De- part in the lake which burneth with fire part from me, ye cursed, into ever and brimstone: which is the second lasting fire, prepared for the devil and death, xxi. 8. See also on last clause his angels, xxv. 41. And if thine eye of ver. 12. chap. iii. offend thee, pluck it out: it is better

VER. 23. for thee to enter into the kingdom of Εάν ούν προσφέρης το δώρόν σου επί το God with one eye, than having two θυσιαστήριον, κακεί μνησθής ότι ο αδελφός eyes to be cast into hell fire: where

σου έχει τι κατά σου, their worm dieth not, and the fire is

Therefore if a thou bring thy gift to not quenched, Mark ix. 47, 48. And the altar, and there rememberest that thy in hell he lift up his eyes, being in tor- brother hath ought against thee; ments, and seeth Abraham afar off,

a And Jesus saith unto him, See and Lazarus in his bosom. And he

thou tell no man; but go thy way, cried and said, Father Abraham, have shew thyself to the priest, and offer mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that

the gift that Moses commanded, for a he may dip the tip of his finger in wa

testimony unto them, Matt. viii. 4. Ye ter, and cool my tongue; for I am tor

fools and blind! for whether is greater, mented in this filame, Luke xvi, 23, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth 24. The hour is coming, in the which the gift? xxiii. 19. Three times in a all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth; they the Lord thy God in the place which

shall all thy males appear before

year that have done good, unto the resurrection of life ; and they that have leavened bread, and in the feast of

he shall choose ; in the feast of undone evil, unto the resurrection of damnation, John v. 28, 29. The Lord weeks, and in the feast of tabernaJesus shall be revealed from heaven the Lord empty: Every man shall

cles : and they shall not appear before with his mighty angels, in fiaming give as he is able, according to the fire taking vengeance on them that blessing of the Lord thy God which know not God, and that obey not the he hath given thee, Deut. xvi. 16, 17. gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: who

VER.21. shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the

"Αφες εκεί το δώρόν σου έμπροσθεν του Lord, and from the glory of his power, θυσιαστηρίου, και ύπαγε, πρώτον διαλλά2 Thess. i. 7–9. And the devil that yn do ta dea

ow cov, xai Tóme en àr apódeceived them was cast into the lake | σφερε το δώρόν σου. of fire and brimstone, where the beast a Leave there thy gift before the altar, and the false prophet are, and shall be and go thy way; bfirst be reconciled to thy tormented day and night for ever and brother, and then come and offer thy gift. ever, Rev. xx. 10. And I saw the a Salt is good : but if the salt have

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MATT. V. 24-26.

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lost his saltness, wher ewith will ye door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto season it? Have salt in yourselves, us; and he shall answer and


unto and have peace one with another, you, I know ye not whence ye are, Mark ix. 50. If it be possible, as Luke, xiii. 24, 25. Behold, now is the much as lieth in you, live peaceably accepted time; behold, now is the day with all men, Rom. xii. 18. I will of salvation, 2 Cor. vi. 2. Wherefore therefore that men pray every where, (as the Holy Ghost saith, To-day if ye lifting up holy hands, without wrath will hear his voice, Heb. iii. 7. But and doubting, 1 Tim. ii. 8. If ye have exhort one another daily, while it is bitter envying and strife in your hearts, called To-day; lest any of you be barglory not, and lie not against the dened through the deceitfulness of sin, truth. This wisdom descendeth not 13. For ye kuow how that afterfrom above, but is earthly, sensual, ward, when he would have inherited devilish. For where envying and the blessing, he was rejected : for he strife is, there is confusion and every found no place of repentance, though evil work, James iii. 14-16.

he sought it carefully with tears, b But let a man examine himself, | 17. and so let him eat of that bread, and c And the king of Israel said, Take drink of that cup, 1 Cor. xi. 28. Micaiah, and carry him back to Amon VER. 25.

the governor of the city, and to Joash *159. EÚvoãy tự årtidixo cou taxù, fws the king, Put this fellow in the prison,

the king's son ; and say, Thus saith ότου εί εν τη οδώ μετ' αυτού· μήποτε σε παραδώ ο αντίδικος τω κριτη, και ο κριτής | and with water of afliction, until I

and feed him with bread of affliction, σε παραδώ τώ υπερέτη, και εις φυλακής βληθήση. .

come in peace, 1 Kings xxii. 26, 27.

And his lord was wroth, and delivered a Agree with thine adversary quickly, him to the tormentors, till he should whiles thou art in the way with him; pay all that was due unto him, Matt. lest at any time the adversary deliver xviii. 34. Then said the king to the thee to the judge, Cand the judge deliver servants, Bind him hand and foot, and thee to the officer, and thou be cast into take him away, and cast him into outer prison.

darkness; there shall be weeping and Acquaint now thyself with him, gnashing of teeth, xxii. 13. and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee, Job xxii. 21. When

VER. 26. thou goest with thine adversary to the 'Αμήν λέγω σοι, ου μη εξέλθης εκείθεν, magistrate, as thou art in the way, give fws åv årrods TÒ ŠO Xatov xodgávrny. diligence that thou mayest be delivered from him ; lest he hale thee to the

Verily I say unto thee, a Thou shalt by

no means come out thence, till thou hast judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee paid the uttermost furthing. into prison, Luke xii. 58.

a And his lord was wroth, and delibFor this shall every one that is vered him to the tormentors, till be godly pray unto thee in a time when should pay all that was due unto him, thou mayest be found, Ps. xxxii. 6. Matt. xviii. 34. He will miserably deSeek ye the LORD while he may be stroy those wicked men, and will let out found, call ye upon him while he is his vineyard unto other husbandmen, near: Let the wicked forsake his way, which shall render him the fruits in and the unrighteous man his thoughts: their seasons, xxi. 41. I tell thee, thou and let him return unto the LORD, and shalt not depart thence, till thou hast he will have mercy upon him; and to paid the very last mite, Luke xii. 59. our God, for he will abundantly par- Between us and you there is a great don, Isa. lv. 6,7. Strive to enter in gulffixed: so that theywhichwould pass at the strait gate : for many, I say from hence to you cannot; neither can unto you, will seek to enter in, and they pass to us, that would come from shall 'not be able. When once the thence, xvi. 26. Who shall be punished master of the house is risen up, and with everlasting destruction from the hath shut to the door, and ye begin presence of the Lord, and from the to stand without, and to knock at the glory of his power, 2 Thess. i. 9,

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MATT. v. 27--30.

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body, ye

VER. 27.

Cfor it is profitable for thee that one of *HxBúrami őri éppéen toīs épgalossa oi thy members should perish, and not that μοιχεύσεις.

thy whole body should be cast into d hell. Ye have heard that it was said by them

*Or, do cause thee to offend. of old time, a Thou shalt not commit a And if thine eye offend thee, pluck adultery:

it out, and cast it from thee : it is a Thou shalt not commit adultery, better for thee to enter into life with Exod. xx. 14. And the man that com one eye, rather than having two eyes mitteth adultery with another man's

to be cast into hell-fire, Matt. xviii. 9. wife, even he that committeth adultery And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer out: it is better for thee to enter into and the adulteress shall surely be put the kingdom of God with one eye, to death, Lev. xx. 10. If a man be than, having two eyes, to be cast into found lying with a woman married to hell-fire, Mark ix. 47. an husband, then they shall both of

b And there be eunuchs, which have them die, both the man that lay with made themselves eunuchs for the the woman, and the woman : so shalt kingdom of heaven's sake. He that thou put away evil from among you; Matt. xix. 12. If ye live after the

is able to receive it, let him receive it, Deut. xxii. 22. Whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh under- fiesh, ye shall die: but if ye through standing: he that doeth it destroyeth the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the his own soul, Prov. vi. 32.

shall live, Řom. viii. 13. But

I keep under my body, and bring it in.
VER. 28.

to subjection : lest that by any means, Εγώ δε λέγω υμίν, ότι πάς ο βλέπων | when have preached to others, I myyraika após sò ét Jupeñoat airñs, šdn self should be a cast-away, 1 Cor. ix. εμοίχευσεν αυτήν εν τη καρδία αυτού. .

27. They that are Christ's have cruBut a I say unto you, b that whosoever cified the flesh with the affections and looketh on a woman to lust after her lusts, Gal. v. 24. Mortify therefore hath committed adultery with her al- your members which are upon the ready in his heart.

earth, Col. iii. 5. a See parallels on clause 1. ver. 22.

cFor what is a man profited, if he bAnd it came to pass after these shall gain the whole world, and lose things, that his master's wife cast her his own soul? or what shall a man eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie give in exchange for his soul ? Matt. with me, Gen. xxxix. 7. Thou shalt xvi. 26. For what shall it profit a not covet thy neighbour's wife, Exod. man, if he shall gain the whole world, I. 17. I made a covenant with mine and lose his own soul? Or what shali eyes; why then should I think upon a man give in exchange for his soul? a maid? Job xxxi. 1. Lust not after Mark viii. 36, 37. For what is a man her beauty in thine heart; neither let advantaged, if he gain the whole her take thee with her eye-lids, Prov. world, and lose himself, or be cast vi. 25. Having eyes full of adultery, away? Luke ix. 25. and that cannot cease from sin ; be See parallels on last clause of guiling unstable souls, 2 Pet. ii. 14. ver. 22. For all that is in the world, the lust of

VER. 30. the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and Και ει ή δεξιά σου χείρ σκανδαλίζει σε, the pride of life, is not of the Father, Xxxofov aúthv, xai Báže årò co ouupébut is of the world, 1 John ii. 16. ρει γάρ σου, ένα απόληται εν των μελών VER, 29.

σου, και μη όλον το σώμα σου βληθή εις

γέενναν. . Ει δε ο οφθαλμός σου, και δεξιός, σκανδαλίζει σε, έξελε αυτόν, και βάλε από σου

And a if thy right hand offend thee, συμφέρει γάρ σου ένα απόληται έν των cut it off, and cast it from thee : for it is λών σου, και μή όλον το σώμα σου βλήθη profitable for thee that one of thy memεις γέενναν. .

bers should perish, and not that thy And a if thy right eye * offend thee, whole body should be bcast into hell. bpluck it out, and cast it from thee; a Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot



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offend thee, cut them off, and cast, rieth her which is put away doth comthem from thee: it is better for thee to mit adultery, Matt. xix. 8, 9. And did enter into life halt or maimed, rather not he make one? Yet had be the rethan having two hands or two feet sidue of the Spirit. And wherefore to be cast into everlasting fire, Matt. one? That he might seek a godly seed. xviii. 8. And if thy hand offend thee, Therefore take heed to your spirit, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter and let none deal treacherously against into life maimed, than having two the wife of his youth. For the LORD, hands to go into hell, into the fire that the God of Israel, saith that he never shall be quenched, Mark ix. 43. hateth putting away, Mal. ii. 15, 16.

b See parallels on last clause of And Jesus answered and said unto ver, 22.

them, For the hardness of your heart VER. 31.

he wrote you this precept: But from Peppéen dè ért ös av årrodúon thu guruina made them male and female. For

the beginning of the creation God αυτού δότω αυτή αποστάσιον. .

this cause shall a man leave his father It huth been suid, a Whosoever shall and mother, and cleave to his wife ; put away his wife, let him give her a

and they twain shall be one flesh: so writing of divorcement :

then they are no more twain, but one a They say unto him, Why did flesh. What therefore God hath joinMoses then command to give a writ- ed together, let not man put asunder. ing of divorcement, and to put her And in the house his disciples asked away? Matt. xix. 7. When a man him again of the same matter. And hath taken a wife, and married her, he saith unto them, Whosoever shall and it come to pass that she find no put away his wife, and marry another, favour in his eyes, because he hath committeth adultery against her. And found some uncleanness in her: then if a woman shall put away her huslet him write her a bill of divorcement, band, and be married to another, she and give it in her hand, and send her committeth adultery, Mark x. 5–12. out of his house, Deut. xxiv. i. And Whosoever putteth away his wife, the Pharisees came to him, and asked and marrieth another, committeth him, Is it lawful for a man to put away adultery: and whosoever marrieth her his wife? tempting him. And he an- that is put away from her husband, swered and said unto them, What did committeth adultery, Luke xvi. 18. Moses command you? And they said, For the woman which hath an husband Moses suffered to write a bill of di- is bound by the law to her husband vorcement, and to put her away Mark. so long as he liveth ; but if the husx. 2-4.

band be dead, she is loosed from the VER. 32.

law of her husband. So then if, while Εγώ δε λέγω υμίν, ότι δς αν απολύση | another man, she shall be called an

her husband liveth, she be married to την γυναίκα αυτού, παρεκτός λόγου πορνεί- aaalteresg. But if her husband be as, Trolei avthy moixão far rai ôc làv åtton dead, she is free from that law; so λελυμένην γαμήση μοιχάται.

that she is no adulteress, though she But a I say unto you, That b whoso be married to another man, Rom. vii. ever shall put away his wife, saving for 2, 3. And unto the married I comthe cause of fornication, causeth her to mand, yet not I, but the Lord, Let commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth But and if she depart, let her remain

not the wife depart from her husband : adultery.

unmarried, or be reconciled to her a See parallels on clause 1, ver. 22. husband: and let not the husband put

bHe saith unto them, Moses be- away his wife, 1 Cor. vii. 10, 11: cause of the hardness of your hearts

VER. 33. suffered you to put away your wives : but from the beginning it was not so.

Πάλιν ηκούσατε ότι ερρέθη τους αρχαίους And I say unto you, Whomsoever shall | Ουκ επιορκήσεις, αποδώσεις δε τω Κυρίω put away his wife, except it be for for- Tous @gxous coû. nication, and shall marry another, Again, ye have heard that it hath been committeth adultery: and whoso mar said by them of old time, a Thou shalt

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not forswear thyself, but shalt perform b But I have chosen Jerusalem, that unto the Lord thine oaths:

my name might be there, 2 Chron. vi. a Thou shalt not take the name of 6. Beautiful for situation, the joy of the LORD thy God in vain ; for the

the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the Lord will not hold him guiltless that sides of the north, the city of the great taketh his name in vain, Exod. xx.

King, Ps. xlviii. 2. The Lord loveth 7. And ye shall not swear by my dwellings of Jacob. Glorious things

the gates of Zion more than all the name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the

are spoken of thee, O city of God, LORD, Lev. xix. 12. If a man vow

Ixxxvii. 2,3. I am a great King, saith a vow unto the LORD, or swear an

the LORD of hosts, and my name is oath to bind his soul with a bond; he dreadful among the heathen, Mal. i. shall not break his word, he shall do

14. according to all that proceedeth out

VER. 36. of his mouth, Numb. xxx. 2. Offer Μέτε εν τη κεφαλή σου ομόσης, ότι ου unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy | δύνασαι μίαν τρίχα λευκήν ή μέλαιναν σοιvows unto the Most High, Psal. 1. 14. ñoral. Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God, lxxvi. 11. When thou vowest a

Neither shalt thou swear by thy head,

a because thou canst not make one hair vow unto God, defer not to pay it ; for

white or black. he hath no pleasure in fools: pay

that which thou hast vowed. Better is

a Which of you by taking thought it that thou shouldest not than

can add one cubit unto his stature? that thou shouldest vow and not pay,

Matt. vi. 27. Ecc. v. 4,5. O Judah, keep thy so

VER. 37. lemn feasts, perform thy vows: for "Εστω δε ο λόγος υμών ναι, ναι· ού, ού the wicked shall no more pass through το δε περισσόν τούτων εκ του πονηρού έστιν. . thee; he is utterly cut off, Nab. i. 15.

But let your & communication b be, VER. 34.

Yea, yea ; Nay, nay: for whutsoever is Egyra di aéyw epiv, per óróar oraço uño more than these e cometh of evil. σε εν τω ουρανώ, ότι θρόνος έστι του Θεού a What manner of communications But a 1 say unto you, b Swear not at

are these that ye have one to another, all ;* neither by the c heaven; for it is

as ye walk, and are sad? Luke xxiv, God's throne :

17. Be not deceived; evil commu.

nications corrupt good manners, 1 Cor. a See parallels on clause 1. ver. 22.

xv. 33. Let no corrupt communica• But above all things, my brethren, tion proceed out of your mouth, but swear not, neither by heaven, neither that which is good to the use of edifyby the earth, neither by any other ing, that it may minister grace unto oath : but let your yea be yea, and the hearers, Eph. iv. 29. But now ye your nay, nay; lest ye fall into con

also put off all these ; anger, wrath, demnation, James v. 12.

malice, blasphemy, filthy communicac He that shall swear by heaven, tion out of your mouth, Col. iii. 8. sweareth by the throne of God, and b. When I therefore was thus mindby him that sitteth thereon, Matt. ed, did I use lightness? or the things xiii. 22. Thus saith the Lord, The that I purpose, do 1 purpose according heaven is my throne, Isa. lxvi. 1. to the flesh, that with me there should VER. 35.

be yea yea, and nay nay? But as More ky 1 vị, 8T, tzacotton bơm, máy | God is true, our word toward you was ποδών αυτού μήτε εις Ιεροσόλυμα, ότι not yea and nay. For the Son of σόλις έστι του μεγάλου βασιλέως


Jesus Christ, who was preached Nor by the a earth ; for it is his foot-vanus and Timotheus, was - not yea

among you by us, even by me and Silstool : bneither by Jerusalem ; for it is and nay, but in him was yea. For the city of the great King.

all the promises of God in him are a Thus saith the LORD, The heaven yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory is my throne, and the earth is my foot- of God by us, 2 Cor. i. 17–20. "But stool, Isa. lxvi. 1.

above all things, my brethren, swear VOL. 1.

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