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VER. 5. Αυτώ ή δόξα εν τη εκκλησία εν Χριστώ Είς Κύριος, μία πίστις, έν βάπτισμα, Ιησού, εις πάσας τας γενεάς του αιώνος
a One Lord, o των αιώνων. Αμήν.
one faith, cone bap
tism. a Unto him be glory in the church a See on Luke ji. ver. 11. clause 3. b by Christ Jesus, throughout all ages,
Cor. xi. ver. 4. world without end. Amen.
c See on Matt. xxviii. ver.19. clause 2. a See on Rom. xi. ver. 36. clause 2.
VER. 6. b See on John xiv. ver. 13. clause 2.
Είς Θεός και πατηρ πάντων, και επί πάγCHAP. IV.-VER. 1. των, και διά πάντων, και εν πάσιν υμίν. Παρακαλώ ούν υμάς εγώ και δέσμιος εν a One God and Father of all, who is Κυρίω, αξίως περιπατήσαι της κλήσεις | above all, and through ali, band in you ής εκλήθησε,
all. a I therefore, the prisoner * of the a See on Matt. v. ver. 16. clause 3. Lord,) b beseech you that ye walk worthy b See on John xiv. ver. 27. of the vocation wherewith ye are called, * Or, in the Lord.
VER. 7. a See on chap. iii. ver. 1.
“Ενι δε εκάστω ημών εδόθη η χάρις κατά • That ye might walk worthy of the
το μέτρον της δωρεάς του Χριστού. Lord unto all pleasing, Col. i. 10.
a But unto every one of us is given
gruce according to the measure of the VER. 2.
gift of Christ. Μετά πάσης ταπεινοφροσύνης και πραό a See on Matt. xxv. ver. 14. τητος, μετά μακροθυμίας, ανεχόμενοι αλλήλων εν αγάπη,
VER. 8. a With all lowliness and meekness, Διό λέγει: 'Αναβάς εις ύψος, ήχμαλώwith longsuffering, forbearing one an τευσεν αιχμαλωσίαν, και έδωκε δόματα other in love ;
τούς ανθρώποις. aSee on Gal. v. ver. 22, 23.
a Wherefore he saith, b When he as
cended up on high, he led * captivity VER. S.
captive, and gave gifts unto men. Σπουδάζοντες τηρεϊν την ενότητα του
* Or, a multitude of captives. Πνεύματος εν τω συνδέσμω της ειρήνης.
a Thou hast ascended on high, thou a Endeavouring to keep the unity of bast led captivity captive: thou hast the Spirit in the bond of peace.
received gifts for men ; yea, for the a See on Mark ix. ver. 50. clause 3. rebellious also, that the Lord God
might dwell among them, Psal. Ixviii. VER. 4.
18. “Εν σώμα και εν Πνεύμα, καθώς και See on Mark xvi. ver. 19. clause 2. εκλήθητε εν μιά ελπίδι της κλήσεως υμών.
VER. 9. There is one body, and one spirit. κατές, πρώτον εις τα κατώτερα μέρη της
Το δε, 'Ανέβη, τί έστιν ει μη ότι και even as ye are called in cone hope of your calling. a See on Rom. xii. ver. 5.
a Now that he ascended, what is it but For by one Spirit are we all bap- that he also descended first into the lower tized into one body, whether we be parts of the earth? Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond a See on John iii. ver. 13. or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit, 1 Cor. xii. 13.
VER. 10. c That, being justified by his grace, Ο καταβάς, αυτός έστι και ο αναβάς we should be made heirs, according | υπεράνω πάντων των ουρανών, ένα πληρώση to the hope of eternal life, Tit. iii. 7. τα πάντα.
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A. D. 64. He that descended is the same also ! a For when for the time ye ought a that ascended up far above all heavens, to be teachers, ye have need that b that he might * fill all things.) one teach you again which be the first *Or, fulfil.
principles of the oracles of God; and
are become such as have need of milk, a See on Mark xvi. ver. 19.
and not of strong meat. For every b See on Matt. xxviij. ver. 18.
one that useth milk is unskilful in the VER. 11.
word of righteousness : for he is a Και αυτός έδωκε, τους μεν, αποστό- them that are of fall age, even those
babe. But strong meat belongeth to nous tous dè, topopíraço toùç de, giay | who, by reason of use, have their γελιστάς τους δε ποιμένας και διδασκά
senses exercised to discern both good λους:
and evil, Heb. v. 12-14. a And he gave some, apostles; and b Now I beseech you, brethren, some, prophets; and some, evangelists; mark them which cause divisions and and some, pastors and teuchers; offences contrary to the doctrine which a See,on Matt. xxv. ver. 14. clause 2. Rom. xvi. 17. But I fear, lest by any
ye have learned ; and avoid them, VER. 12.
means, as the serpent beguiled Eve Tlpos tòp xataptiopòr tõr åyiwv, sis through his subtilty, so your minds έργον διακονίας, εις οικοδομής του σώματος
should be corrupted from the simpliτου Χριστού
city that is in Christ, 2 Cor. xi. 3.
And this I say, lest any man should For the perfecting of the saints, for beguile you with enticing words. For the work of the ministry, for the edify- though I be absent in the flesh, yet ing of a the body of Christ :
am I with you in the spirit, joying a See on Rom. xii. ver. 5. clause 1. / and beholding your order, and the
stedfastness of your faith in Christ. VER. 13.
As ye have therefore received Christ Méxkı xataytho wjey oi Távtes els tis Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him ; ενότητα της πίστεως, και της επιγνώσεως | Rooted and built up in him, and staTO Úrī toũ @cü, els avopa téâELOV, els blished in the faith, as ye have been μέτρον ηλικίας του πληρώματος του taught, abounding therein with thanksΧριστού .
giving. Beware lest any man spoil a Till we all come * in the unity of you through philosophy and vain dethe faith, and of the knowledge oj the ceit, after the tradition of men, after
the rudiments of the world, and not Son of God, bunto a perfect mun, unto the measure of the stature of the full-carried about with divers and strange
after Christ, Col. ii. 4-8. Be not ness of Christ :
doctrines : for it is a good thing that * Or, into.
the heart be established with grace,
Heb. xiii. 9.
'Αληθεύοντες δε εν αγάπη, αυξήσωμεν man perfect in Christ Jesus, Col.i. 28. Eis aitò và tárta, ös loti ó nepras, é
a But * speaking the truth in love, και περιφερόμενοι σταντί ανέμω της διδα | naygrow up into him in all things,
c which is the head, even Christ : σκαλίας, εν τη κυβεία των ανθρώπων, εν πανουργία προς την μεθοδείας της πλάνης:
* Or, being sincere, a That we henceforth be no more a See on ver. 25. children, tossed to and fro, band car b In whom all the building, fitly ried about with every wind of doctrine, framed together, groweth unto an by the sleight of men, and cunning holy temple in the Lord, Eph. ii. 21. craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to c See on Rom. xii. ver. 5. clause 1. deceive ;
+ Or, age.
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a Who being past feeling bhave given VER. 16.
themselves over unto lasciviousness, to Ez ot zāv to sãpa ouvapuoroyoúperov work all uncleanness with greediness. και συμβιβαζόμενον διά πάσης αφής της και Speaking lies in hypocrisy ; havεπιχορηγίας, κατ' ενέργειαν εν μέτρα ενός ing their conscience seared with a hot εκάστου μέρους την αύξησιν του σώματος | iron, 1 Τim. iv. 2. ποιείται, εις οικοδομής εαυτού εν αγάπη. b See on Rom. i. ver. 24-26.
a From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that
VER. 20. which every joint supplieth, according to "Υμείς δη ουχ ούτως εμάθετε τον Χρισthe effectual working
the measure of tore every part, maketh increase of the body bunto the edifying of itself in love.
a But ye have not so learned Christ; a See on John xvii. ver. 11. clause 6. a It is written in the prophets, And b See on Rom. xiv. ver. 19. clause 2. they shall be all taught of God. Every
man therefore that hath heard, and VER. 17.
hath learned of the Father, comTOūto our aéyo xai pagrúcouar ko eth unto me, John vi. 45. What shall Κυρίω, μηκέτι υμάς περιπατεϊν, καθώς we say then ? Shall we continue in και τα λοιπά έθνη περιπατεί, έν ματαιό- sin, that grace may abound? God τητα του νοός αυτών. .
forbid. How shall we that are dead This I say therefore, and testify, in vi. 1,2. For the love of Christ con
to sin, live any longer therein ? Rom. the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as straineth us; because we thus judge, other Gentiles walk, a in the vanity of that if one died for all
, then were all their mind,
dead : And that he died for all, that they a See on Acts xiv. ver. 15. clause 1. which live should not henceforth live
unto themselves, but unto him which VER. 18.
died for them, and rose again, 2 Cor. 'Εσκοτισμένοι τη διανοία, όντες άπηλ v. 14, 15. For the grace of God that λοτριωμένοι της ζωής του Θεού, διά τήν bringeth salvation hath appeared to ägrolar thy our av tv avtors, dià thy Tráce. all men, Teaching us, that, denying σιν της καρδίας αυτών:
ungodliness and worldly lusts, we · Having the understanding darken- should live soberly, righteously, and ed, o being alienated from the life of for that blessed hope, and the glorious
godly, in this present world; Looking God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their appearing of the great God and our
Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himheart :
self for us, that he might redeem us * Or, hardness.
from all iniquity, and purify unto. a See on Acts xiv. ver. 16.
himself a peculiar people, zealous of
good works, Tit. ii. 11-14. But the For to be carnally minded is death ; but to be spiritually minded is life and him abideth in you: and ye need not
anointing which ye have received of peace : Because the carnal mind is that any man teach you: but as the enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither in- things, and is truth, and is no lie, and
same anointing teacheth you of all deed can be. So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God, Rom. abide in him, 1 John ii. 27.
even as it hath taught you, ye shall viü. 6—8. And you, that were some. time alienated, and enemies in your
VER. 21. mind by wicked works, yet now hath
Εύγε αυτόν ηκούσατε, και εν αυτώ έδιhe reconciled, Col, i. 21.
δάχθητε, καθώς έστιν αλήθεια εν τω VER. 19.
' Ιησού Οίτινες απηλγηκότες εαυτούς παρέδω If so be that ye have heard him, and καν τη ασελγεία, εις εργασίαν ακαθαρσίας | have been taught by him, as the truth is πάσης έν πλεονεξία. .
in Jesus: VOL. III.
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EPH, IV. 22-26.
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VER. 25. 'Αποθέσθαι υμάς κατά την προτέραν | θειαν έκαστος μετά του πλησίον αυτού
Διό αποθέμενοι το ψεύδος, λαλείτε αλήαναστροφήν, τον παλαιών άνθρωπον τον
. φθειρόμενον κατά τις επιθυμίας της από ότι εσμεν αλλήλων μέλη.
a Wherefore putting away lying, a That ye put off concerning the for; bour: <for we are members one of
b speak every man truth with his neighmer conversation, bthe old man, cwlich
another. is corrupt according to the deceitful
• Ye shall not steal, neither deal * In whom also ye are circumcised falsely, neither lie one to another, with the circumcision made without Lev. xir. 11. Remove from me the hands, in putting off the body of the way of lying; and grant me thy law sins of the flesh by the circumcision graciously, Psal. cxix. 23. These six of Christ, Col. ii. 11.
But now ye
things doth the LORD hate : yea, seven also put off all these ; anger, wrath, are an abomination unto him : A proud malice, blasphemy, filthy communi- look, a lying tongue, and hands that
shed innocent blood, Prov, vi. 16, 17. cation out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that
and xii. 22.' And they bend their have
ye put off the old man with his deeds, tongues like their bow for lies: but iii. 8, 9.
they are not valiant for the truth upon b See on Rom. vi. ver. 6. clause 1.
the earth ; for they proceed from evil See on Rom. vii. ver. 11. clause 2.
to evil, and they know not me, saith
the LORD. Take ye heed every one VER, 23.
of his neighbour, and trust ye not in 'Ανανεούσθαι δε τω πνεύματι του νοός | any brother: for every brother will υμών, ,
utterly supplant, and every neighbour * And be renewed bin the spirit of will walk with slanders. And they your mind;
will deceive every one his neighbour,
and will not speak the truth : they a And be not conformed to this have taught their tongues to speak world: but be ye transformed by the lies, and weary themselves to commit renewing of your mind, that ye may iniquity, Jer. ix. 3—5. Ye are of prove what is that good, and accepta- your father the devil, and the lusts of ble, and perfect will of God, Rom.
your father ye will do. He was a xii. 2. And have put on the new
murderer from the beginning, and man, which is renewed in knowledge abode not in the truth, because there after the image of him that created is no truth in him. When he speakhim, Col. iii. 10. Not by works of eth a lie, he speaketh of his own : for righteousness which we have done, he is a liar, and the father of it, John but according to his mercy he saved viii. 44. Lie not one to another, seeus, by the washing of regeneration, ing that ye have put off the old and renewing of the Holy Ghost, Tit.
man with his deeds, Col. iii. 9. But iii. 5.
the fearful, and unbelieving, and b For to be carnally minded is death: the abominable, and murderers, and but to be spiritually minded is life
and sorcerers, and and peace, Rom. viii. 6.
idolaters, and all liars, shall have VER. 24.
their part in the lake which burneth Και ενδύσασθαι τον καινόν άνθρωπον, τον | with fire and brimstone: which is the κατά Θεόν κτισθέντα εν δικαιοσύνη και οσιό- second death, Rev. xxi. 8. τητι της αληθείας. .
• These are the things that ye shall a And that ye put on the new man,
do; Speak ye every man the truth to bwhich after God is created « in righte- of truth and peace in your gates,
his neighbour; execute the judgment ousness and * true holiness.
Zech. viii. 16. • Or, holiness of truth.
c See on Rom. xii. ver. 5. a See on Rom. vi. ver. 4. clause 3.
VER. 26. See on John i. ver. 13. clause 5. 'Οργίζεσθε, και μη αμαρτάνετε: ο έλιος · See on Rom. viii. ver. 29. clause 3. I min TidUÉT ÉTi tā napoprio ubi ipõr
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EPH. IV. 26-30.
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* Be ye angry, and sin not; blet not that so labouring ye ought to support the sun go down upon your wrath: the weak; and to remember the words
a See on Matt. v. ver. 22. clause 3. of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is a See on Matt. v. ver. 24. clause 1.
more blessed to give than to receive,
Acts xx. 35. And that ye study to be VER. 27.
quiet, and to do your own business, Μήτε δίδοτε τόπου του διαβόλου.
and to work with your own hands, as
we commanded you; That ye may a Neither give place to the devil.
walk honestly toward them that are a Put on the whole armour of God, without, and that ye may have lack that ye may be able to stand against of nothing, 1 Thess. iv. i1, 12. For the wiles of the devil, Eph. vi. 11. we hear that there are some which Above all, taking the shield of faith, walk among you disorderly, working wherewith ye shall be able to quench not at all, but are busy-bodies. Now all the fiery darts of the wicked, 16. them that are such we command and But Peter said, Ananias, why hath exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that Satan filled thine heart to lie to the with quietness they work, and eat Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the their own bread, 2 Thess. iii. 11, 12. price of the land? Whiles it remained, a See on Matt. v. ver. 12. clause 1. was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power ?
VER. 29. Why hast thou conceived this thing in Πας λόγος σαπρος εκ του στόματος thine heart? Thou hast not lied unto | υμών μή εκπορευέσθω· αλλ' είτις αγαθός men, but unto God, Acts v. 3, 4. Lest após oixodoune rñs xpelas, iva doo xágon Satan should get an advantage of us :
τοϊς ακούουσι. for we are not ignorant of his devices, a Let no corrupt communication pro2 Cor. ii. 11. Submit yourselves ceed out of your mouth, b but that which therefore to God. Resist the devil, is good to the use of edifying, that it and he will flee from you, Jam. iv.7. may minister grace unto the hearers. Be sober, be vigilant; because your • Or, tv edify profitably. adversary the devil, as a roaring lion,
a Let your speech be alway with walketh about seeking whom he may grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may devour. Whom resist, stedfast in the know how ye ought to answer every faith, knowing that the same afflic
man, Col. iv. 6. But the tongue can tions are accomplished in your breth
no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full Ten that are in the world, 1 Pet. v. of deadly poison. Therewith bless 8,9.
we God, even the Father; and thereVER. 28.
with curse we men, which are made Ο κλέπτων μηκέτι κλεπτέτω, μάλλον after the similitude of God. Out of δε κοπιάτω, εργαζόμενος το αγαθόν ταϊς | the same mouth proceedeth blessing χερσίν, ίνα έχη μεταδιδόναι τώ χρείαν | and cursing. My brethren, these έχoντι. .
things ought not so to be, Jam. iii. a Let him that stole b steal no more:
8-10. cbut rather let him labour, working
b See on Rom. xiv. ver. 19. clause 2. with his hands the thing which is good, c Let your light so shine before d that ye may have to give to him that men, that they may see your good needeth.
works, and glorify your Father which . Or, distribute.
is in heaven, Matt. v. 16. Having
your conversation honest among the a Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor Gentiles: that whereas they speak drunkards, nor revilers, nor extor against you as evil doers, they may tioners, shall inherit the kingdom of by your good works, which they shall God. And such were some of you : behold, glorify God in the day of visibut ye are washed, but ye are justi- tation, 1 Pet. ii. 12. fied in the ame of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God, 1 Cor.
VER. SO. vi. 10, 11.
Και μη λυπείτε το Πνεύμα το άγιον του b See on Luke iii. ver. 13.
Θεού, ενώ έσφραγίσθητε εις ήμέραν αποI bave shewed you all things, how auspacews.