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and peaceable life cin all godliness and intercession for them, Heb. vii. 25. honesty.

But now hath he obtained a more ex* Or, eminent place.

cellent ministry, by how much also he

is the mediator of a better covenant, a See on Rom. xii. ver. 1.

which was established upon better See on Rom xii. ver. 18.

promises, viii. 6. And for this cause See on Luke i. ver. 75.

he is the mediator of the new testad See on Rom. xii. ver. 17. clause 2. ment, that by means of death, for the

redemption of the transgressions that VER. 3.

were under the first testament, they Τούτο γάρ καλόν και αποδεκτον ενώ» | which are called might receive the πιον του σωτήρος ημών Θεού .

promise of eternal inheritance, ix, 15 • For this is good and acceptable in And to Jesus the mediator of the new the sight of God our Saviour; covenant, and to the blood of sprink- See on Rom. xii. ver. 1. clause 2. that of Abel, xii. 24. And if any man

ling, that speaketh better things than See on Luke i. ver 47.

sin, we have an advocate with the VER. 4.

Father, Jesus Christ the righteous,

1 John ii. 1. “Ος πάντας ανθρώπους θέλει σωθήναι,

See on Matt. xvi. ver. 13. clause 4. και εις επίγνωσιν αληθείας ελθείν. * Who will have all men to be saved,

VER. 6. and to come unto the knowledge of the ο δους εαυτόν αντίλυτρον υπέρ πάντων, truth.

το μαρτύριον καιρούς ιδίοις· a See on John i. ver. 7. clause 2. and - Who gave himself a ransom for all, Natt. viii. ver. 11. clause 1.

b* to be testified in due time. VER. 5.

Or, a testimony. Εις γας Θεός, είς και μεσίτης Θεού και •See on Matt. xx. ver. 28. clauses ανθρώπων, άνθρωπος Χριστός Ιησούς, 3,4. and xxvi. ver. 28. a For there is one God, band one

bSee on Matt. xxviii. ver. 19. clause 1. mediator between God and men, the

VER. 7. man Christ Jesus;

Είς ετέθην εγώ κήρυξ και απόστολος, als he the God of the Jews only ? 1s (αλήθειαν λέγω εν Χριστώ, ου ψεύδομαι) he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Bidéonados iSvãy év mista rai đandslą. Gentiles also : Seeing it is one God Whereunto I am a ordained a preacher, which shall justify the circumcision and an apostle, (e I speak the truth in by faith, and uncircumcision through Christ, and lie not ;) & a teacher of the faith, Rom. iii. 29, 30. For there is Gentiles in faith and verity. no difference between the Jew and the Greek; for the same Lord over

* See on Mark iii. ver. 14. clause 1. all is rich unto all that call upon him.

b See on Rom. i. ver. 1. clause S. For whosoever shall call upon the

See on Rom. i. ver. 9. clause 1. name of the Lord shall be saved, x.

See on Acts ix. ver. 15, clause 2. 12, 13. But to us there is but one

VER. 8. God, the Father, of whom are all

Bούλομαι ούν προσεύχεσθαι τους άνthings, and we in him ; and one Lord | δρας εν παντί τόπω, επαίροντας οσίους Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, xeipas zapis ogzos xal diancylo poū. and we by him, 1 Cor. viii. 6. One God and Father of all, who is above

a I will therefore that men pray every all, and through all, and in you all, where,lifting up holy hands, without

wrath d and doubting. Neither is there any days-man a See on Luke xviii. ver. 1. betwixt us, that might lay his hand Not for any injustice in mine upon us both, Job ix. 33. Where- hands : also my prayer is pure, Job fore he is able also to save them to xvi. 17. I will wash mine hands in the uttermost that come unto God by innocency: so will I compass

thine him, seeing he eve liveth make | altar, O LORD, Psal. xxvi. 6. If I

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Eph. iv. 6.

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1 Tim. 11. 8, 9.

A. D. 65. regard iniquity in my heart, the LORD with shamefacedness and sobriety; not will not hear me, lxvi. 18. The sacri. with *broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, fice of the wicked is an abomination or costly array; to the LORD: but the prayer of the

• Or, plaited. upright is his delight, Prov. xv. 8. The sacrifice of the wicked is abomi a Whose adorning let it not be that nation ; how much more when he outward adorning of plaiting the hair, bringeth it with a wicked mind? and of wearing of gold, or of putting xxi. 27. And when ye spread forth on of apparel; But let it be the hidden your hands, I will hide mine eyes man of the heart, in that which is not from you ; yea, when ye make many corruptible, even the ornament of a prayers, I will not hear: your hands meek and quiet spirit, which is in the are full of blood, Isa. i. 15. And sight of God of great price. For after now, I pray you, beseech God that he this manner, in the old time, the holy will be gracious unto us: this bath women also, who trusted in God, been by your means : will he regard adorned themselves, being in subjecyour persons ? saith the Lord of tion unto their own husbands, 1 Pet. hosts." Who is there even among you wi. 35. that would shut the doors for nought? b Moreover, the LORD saith, Beneither do ye kindle fire on mine altar cause the daughters of Zion are haughfor nought. I have no pleasure in ty, and walk with stretched forth you, saith the Lord of hosts, neither necks, and wanton eyes, walking and will I accept an offering at your hand, mincing as they go, and making a Mal. i. 9, 10. Draw nigh to God, and tinkling with their feet, Isa. üi. 16. he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse The aged women likewise, that they your hands, ye sinners; and purify be in behaviour as becometh holiness, your hearts, ye double-minded, Jam. not false accusers, not given to much iv. 8. For if our heart condemn us, wine, teachers of good things; That God is greater than our heart, and they may teach the young women to knoweth all things. Beloved, if our be sober, to love their husbands, to heart condemn us not, then have we love their children, To be discreet, confidence toward God. And what chaste, keepers at home, good, obesoever we ask, we receive of him, be- dient to their own husbands, that the cause we keep his commandments, word of God be not blasphemed, Tit. and do those things that are pleasing ii. 3—5. in his sight, 1 John üi. 20—22. c In that day the Lord will take

c See on Matt. v. ver. 24. clause 1. away the bravery of their tinkling or

a But without faith it is impossible naments about their feet, and their to please him: for he that cometh to cauls, and their round tires like the God must believe that he is, and thut moon, The chains, and the bracelets, he is a rewarder of them that dili- and the mufflers, The bonnets, and gently seek him, Heb. xi. 6. But let the ornaments of the legs, and the him ask in faith, nothing wavering: head-bands, and the tablets, and the for he that wavereth is like a wave of ear-rings, The rings, and nose-jewels, the sea driven with the wind and The changeable suits of apparel, and tossed. For let not that man think the mantles, and the wimples, and that he shall receive any thing of the the crisping-pins, The glasses, and the Lord. A double-minded man is un- fine linen, and the hoods, and the stable in all his ways, Jam. i. 6—8.

vails. And it shall come to pass, that

instead of sweet smell there shall be VER. 9.

stink; and instead of a girdle a rent; Ωσαύτως και τας γυναίκας εν κατασ

and instead of well-set hair baldness; τολή κοσμίω, μετά αιδούς και σωφροσύνης and instead of a stomacher a girding κοσμείν εαυτάς, μη εν πλέγμασιν, ή of Backcloth; and burning instead of Xguoão, mapyagítais, ù imaticuố 70- beauty, Isa. iii. 18—24. But thou λυτελεί

didst trust in thine own beauty, and

playedst the harlot because of thy a In like manner also, that women renown, and pouredst out thy fomiadorn themselves in modest apparel, cations on every one that passed by :

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be so.

his it was. And of thy garments thou didst take, and deckedst thy high

VER. 15. places with divers colours, and play

'Αδάμ γαρ πρώτος έπλάσθη, είτα Εύα. edst the harlot thereupon: the like things shall not come, neither shall it

a For Adam was first formed, then

Eve. Thou hast also taken thy fair jewels of my gold and of my silver, a And the LORD God caused a deep which I had given thee, and madest sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept : to thyself images of men, and didst and he took one of his ribs, and closed commit whoredom with them; And up the flesh instead thereof. And the tookest thy broidered garments, and rib, which the LORD God had taken coveredst them: and thou hast set from man, made he a woman, and mine oil and mine incense before brought her unto the man, Gen. ii. them. My meat also which I gave 21, 22. For the man is not of the thee, fine flour, and oil, and honey, woman; but the woman of the man. wherewith I fed thee, thou hast even Neither was the man created for the set it before them for a sweet savour : woman; but the woman for the man, and thus it was, saith the Lord God. 1 Cor. xi. 8, 9. Moreover, thou hast taken thy sons and thy daughters, whom thou hast

VER. 14. born unto me, and these hast thou Και 'Αδάμ ουκ ήπατήθη, και δε γυνή Sacrificed unto them to be devoured. | απατηθείσα εν παραβάσει γέγονε, Is this of thy whoredoms a small matter, That thou hast slain my children, the woman being deceived was in the

a And Adam was not deceived, but and delivered them to cause them to pass through the fire for them? And

transgression. in all thine abominations and thy a And when the woman saw that whoredoms thou hast not remember the tree was good for food, and that it ed the days of thy youth, when thou was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree wast naked and bare, and wast pol- to be desired to make one wise, she luted in thy blood. And it came to took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; pass, after all thy wickedness, (woe, and gave also unto her husband with woe unto thee! saith the Lord God, her, and he did eat, Gen. iii. 6. But Ezek. Xvi, 15-23.

I fear, lest by any means, as the ser

pent beguiled Eve through his subVER. 10.

tilty, so your minds should be core 'Αλλ' (και πρέπει γυναιξίν επαγγελλομέ- rupted from the simplicity that is in ναις θεοσέβειαν) δι' έργων αγαθών. Christ, 2 Cor. xi. 3. a But (which becometh women pro

VER. 15. fessing godliness) with good works. a See on Matt. vii. ver. 24. clause 1.

Σωθήσεται δε δια της τεκνογονίας, εάν

μείνωσιν εν πίστει και αγάπη και αγιασ VER. 11.

μω μετα σωφροσύνης. . Γυνή εν ησυχία μανθανέτω εν πάση Notwithstanding she shall be saved υποταγή:

in childbeuring, ä if they continue in a Let the women learn in silence with faith and charity and holiness with 6 soall subjection.

briety. a See on 1 Cor. xiv. ver. 34, 35,

a See on John viii. ver. 31.

b See on 1 Thess. y. ver. 6. clause 3. VER. 12. Γυναικί δε διδάσκειν ούκ επιτρέπω, ουδε

CHAP. III.- VER. 1. αυθεντείν ανδρός, αλλ' είναι εν ησυχία. Πιστός ο λόγος εί τις επισκοπής ορέγε

Tab, καλού έργου επιθυμεί. . But I suffer not a woman in teach, b nor to usurp authority over the man,

This is a true saying, If a man desire but to be in silence.

a the office of a bishop, he desireth u good

work. a See 1 Cor. xiv. ver. 35.

See on 1 Cor. xi. ver. 3. clause 2. a See on Acts xi. ver. 30.

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I TIM. III. 2, 3.

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But and if that servant say in his
VER. 2.

heart, My lord delayeth his coming ; Aci où imisnopov åreTİANTTCV elves, and shall begin to beat the men-serpelãs yurainos ardea, mpánkov, tadgova, drink,

and to be druken ; The lord of

vants and maidens, and to eat and κόσμιον, φιλόξενον, διδακτικόν

that servant will come in a day when * A Bishop then must be o blameless, he looketh not for him, and at an hour e the husband of me wife, vigilant, a so- when he is not aware, and will cut ber, * of good behaviour, egiven to hos him in sunder, and will appoint him pitality, fapt to teach;

his portion with the unbelievers, Luke * Or, modest.

xii. 42-46. And be not drunk with

wine, wherein is excess; but be filled a If any be blameless, the husband with the Spirit, Eph. v. 18. For a of one wife, having faithful children, Bishop must be blameless, as the not accused of riot, or unruly. For a steward of God; not self-willed, not Bishop must be blameless, as the

soon angry, not given to wine, no steward of God; not self-willed, not striker, not given to filthy lucre, Tit. soon angry, not given to wine, no i. 7. striker, not given to filthy lucre; But b And the servant of the Lord must a lover of hospitality, a lover of good not strive; but be gentle unto all men, sober, just, holy, temperate; men, apt to teach, patient, 2 Tim. ii

. Holding fast the faithful word, as he 24. For a Bishop must be blameless, hath been taught, that he may be able as the steward of God; not selfwilled, by sound doctrine both to exhort and not soon angry, not given to wine, no to convince the gainsayers, Tit. i. striker, not given to filthy lucre; But 6-9.

a lover of hospitality, a lover of good b See on Luke i. ver. 6. clause 3. men, sober, just, holy, temperate, Tit.

c Marriage is honourable in all, and i. 7, 8. the bed undefiled: but whoremongers cSo are the ways of every one that and adulterers God will judge, Heb. is greedy of gain ; which taketh away xiii. 4.

the life of the owners thereof, Prov. d See on 1 Thess. v. ver. 6. clause 3. i. 19. He that is greedy of gain • See on Rom. xii. ver. 13. clause 2. troubleth his own house, av. 27. The

And the servant of the Lord must LORD hath made bare his holy arm not strive; but be gentle unto all in the eyes of all the nations; and men, apt to teach, patient. In meek- all the ends of the earth shall see the ness instructing those that oppose salvation of our God. Depart ye, themselves ; if God peradventure will depart ye, go ye out from thence, give them repentance to the acknow- touch no unclean thing; go ye out of ledging of the truth, 2 Tim. üi. 24, 25. the midst of her; be ye clean, that

bear the vessels of the LORD, Isa.lvi. VER. S.

10, 11. Woe unto them! for they Μη πάρoινoν, μη πλήκτην, μη αισχρο- have gone in the way of Cain, and κερδή· αλλ' επιεική, άμαχον, αφιλάργυρον, ran greedily after the error of Balaan

a Not given to wine, ono striker, for reward, and perished in the gainnot greedy d of filthy lucre; e but pas saying of Core, Jude 11. tient, 'not a brailer, 6 not covetous ;

a And his song walked not in his • Or, ready to quarrel, and offer took bribes, and perverted judgment,

ways, but turned aside after lucre, and wrong, as one in wine.

1 Sam. viii. 3. For a Bishop must be * And the Lord said, Who then is - not given to filthy lucre, l'it. i.8. that faithful and wise steward, whom Whose mouths must be stopped ; who his lord shall make ruler over his subvert whole houses, teaching things household, to give them their portion which they ought not, for filthy lucre's of meat in due season? Blessed is sake, 11. Feed the flock of God that servant, whom his lord, when he which is among you, taking the overcometh, shall find so doing. Of a sight thereof, not by constraint, but truth I say unto you, That he will willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of make him ruler over all that he hath, a ready mind, 1 Pet. v. 2.

for ever,

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against Eli all things which I have "To speak evil of no man, to be no spoken concerning his house : when I brawlers, but gentle, shewing all begin, I will also make an end. For meekness unto all men, Tit. iii. 2. I have told him, that I will judge bis & See on Luke xii. ver. 15. clause 2. house for ever, for the iniquity which

he knoweth ; because his sons made VER. 4.

themselves vile, and he restrained Του ιδίου οίκου καλώς προϊστάμενον, | them not. And therefore I have τέκνα έχοντο εν υποταγή μετά πάσης | sworn unto the house of Eli, that the σεμνότητος

iniquity of Eli's house shall not be

purged with sacrifice nor offerings * One that ruleth well his own house,

iii. 12–14. having his children in subjection b with all gravity ;

VER. 6. * See ver. 12. For I know him,

Μη νεόφυτον· ίνα μη τυφωθείς εις κρίμα that he will command his children and | εμπέση του διαβόλου. his household after him, and they Not a novice, a lest being lifted up shall keep the way of the LORD, to with pride he fall into the condemnation do justice and judgment; that the of the devil. LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him, Gen.

* Or, one newly come to the faith. xviii. 19. As for me and my house, we

a For if God spared not the angels will serve the Lord, Josh. xxiv. 15. that sinned, but cast them down to A devout man, and one that feared hell, and delivered them into chains God with all his house, which gave of darkness, to be reserved unto much alms to the people, and prayed judgment, 2 Pet. ii

. 4. And the angels to God alway, Acts 1. 2. If any be which kept not their first estate, but blameless, the husband of one wife, left their own habitation, he hath rehaving faithful children, not accused served in everlasting chains, under of riot, or unruly, Tit. i. 6.

darkness, unto the judgment of the b That the aged men be sober, great day, Jude 6. grave, temperate, sound in faith, in

VER. 7. charity, in patience, Tit. ii. 2. In all things shewing thyself a pattern of

Δεί δε αυτόν και μαρτυρίαν καλών έχειν good works ; in doctrine shewing un

από τών έξωθεν ίνα μή εις ονειδισμόν corruptness, gravity, sincerity, 7.

εμπέση και παγίδα του διαβόλου. .

Moreover he must have a good reVER. 5.

port of them which are without; lest (Ει δέ τις του ιδίου οίκου προστήναι ουκ | he fall into reproach and 5 the snare of oido, Fãs éxxangias Becu i Tijeditar ;) the devil.

a(For if a man know not how to rule • See on 1 Thess. iv. ver. 12. clause 2. his own house, how shall he take care of b And that they may recover themthe Church of God?)

selves out of the snare of the devil, a Wherefore kick ye at my sacri- 2 Tim. ii. 26. fice, and at mine offering, which I

VER. 8. have commanded in my habitation ; • Διακόνους ωσαύτως σεμνούς, μη διλόand honourest thy sons above me, to

γους, μη οίνω πολλά προσέχοντας, μη make yourselves fat with the chiefest

αισχροκερδείς: of all the offerings of Israel my people? Wherefore the LORD God of Israel

a Likewise must the deacons b be saith, I said indeed that thy house, grave, not doubletongued, a not given and the house of thy father, should to much wine, e not greedy of filthy walk before me for ever : but now

lucre; the LORD saith, Be it far from a Then the twelve called the mulme; for them that honour me I will titude of the disciples unto them, and honour, and they that despise me said, It is not reason that we should shall be light esteemed, 1 Sam. ii. leave the word of God, and serve 29, 30. In that day I will perform tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye

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