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MATT. XX. 26-28.

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all, both small and great, rich and debtor both to the Greeks, and to the poor, free and bond, to receive a mark Barbarians ; both to the wise, and to in their right hand, or in their fore- the unwise, Rom. i. 14. For though heads: And that no man might buy or \ I be free from all men, yet have I sell, save he that had the mark, or the made myself servant unto all, that I name of the beast, or the number of might gain the more. And unto the his name, Rev. xiii. 11-17. And I Jews I became as a Jew, that I might saw the woman drunken with the gain the Jews ; to them that are blood of the saints, and with the blood under the law, as under the law, that of the martyrs of Jesus : and when I I might gain them that are under the saw her, I wondered with great ad- law; To them that are without law, miration, xvii. 6.

as without law (being not without law b Then shall they also answer him, to God, but under the law to Christ), saying, Lord, when saw we thee an that I might gain them that are withhungered, or athirst, or a stranger, out law. To the weak became I as or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did weak, that I might gain the weak : not minister unto thee ? Matt. xxv. 44. I am made all things to all men, that I And many women were there behold- might by all means save some. And ing afar off, which followed Jesus from this I do for the Gospel's sake, that I Galilee, ministering unto him, xxvii. might be partaker thereof with you, 55. The Lord grant unto him, that he 1 Cor. ix. 19--23. For we preach not may find mercy of the Lord in that ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; day: and in how many things he mi- and ourselves your servants for Jesus' nistered unto me at Ephesus thou sake, 2 Cor. iv. 5. For I suppose I knowest very well, 2 Tim. i. 18. was not a whit behind the very chiefWhom I would have retained with me, est apostles, xi.5. Are they ministers that in thy stead he might have mi- of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am nistered unto me in the bonds of the more; in labours more abundant, in Gospel, Pbilem. xiii.

stripes above measure, in prisons more VER. 27.

frequent, in deaths oft. Of the Jews Και δς εάν θέλη εν υμίν είναι πρώτος,

five times received I forty stripes

save one. Thrice was I beaten with έστω υμών δούλος"

rods, once was I stoned, thrice I sufAnd whosoever will be chief among fered shipwreck, a night and a day you, a let him be your servant : have I been in the deep; In journey

a And he came to Capernaum: and ings often, in perils of water, in perils being in the house he asked them, of robbers, in perils by mine own What was it that ye disputed among countrymen, in perils by the heathen, yourselves by the way? But they in perils in the city, in perils in the held their peace : for by the way they wilderness, in perils in the sea, in had disputed among themselves, who perils among false brethren ; In weashould be the greatest. And he sat riness and painfulness, in watchings down, and called the twelve, and saith often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings unto them, If any man desire to be often, in cold and nakedness, 23—27. first, the same shall be last of all, and And I will very gladly spend and be servant of all, Mark ix. 33–35. But spent for you ; though the more abunye shall not be so: but he that is dantly I love you, the less I be loved, greatest among you, let him be as the xi. 15. younger; and he that is chief, as

VER. 28. he that doth serve, Luke xxi. 26. Yea, ye yourselves know that these diaxombivas, and Braxanoas xul Soīvas

"Ωσπερ ο υιός του ανθρώπου ουκ ήλθε hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with την ψυχήν αυτού λύτρων αντί πολλών. me. I have shewed you all things,

Even as the a Son of man came not how that so labouring ye ought to sup

to be ministered unto, but to minister, port the weak; and to remember Cand to give his life a ransom for the words of the Lord Jesus, how he many. said, It is more blessed to give than a See on chap. xvi. ver. 13. clause 4. to receive, Acts xx. 34, 35. I am bFor whether is greater, he that

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MATT. XX. 28.

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sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? | xxxiii. 24. None of them can by any is not he that sitteth at meat ? but I means redeem his brother, nor give am among you as he that serveth, to God a ransom for him, Psal. xlix. Luke xxii. 27. He riseth from sup: 7. Yet it pleased the Lond to bruise per, and laid aside his garments; and him ; he hath put him to grief: when took a towel, and girded himself

. thou shalt make his soul an offering After that he poureth water into a for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall bason, and began to wash the dis- prolong his days, and the pleasure of ciples' feet, and to wipe them with the the LORD shall prosper in his hand. towel wherewith he was girded. Then He shall see of the travail of his soul, cometh he to Simon Peter: and Peter and shall be satisfied: by his knowsaid unto him, Lord, dost thou wash ledge shall my righteous servant jusmy feet? Jesus answered and said tify many; for he shall bear their ini. unto him, What I do, thou knowest quities, Isa. liii. 10, 11. Seventy not now; but thou shalt know here. weeks are determined upon thy peoafter. Peter saith unto him, Thou ple and upon thy holy city, to finish shalt never wash my feet. Jesus an the transgression, and to make an end swered him, If I wash thee not, thou of sins, and to make reconciliation hast no part with me. Simon Peter for iniquity, and to bring in everlastsaith unto him, Lord, not my feet only, ing righteousness, and to seal up the but also my hands and my bead. Jesus vision and prophecy, and to anoint the saith to him, He that is washed, need most Holy. Know therefore and uneth not save to wash his feet, but is derstand, that from the going forth of clean every whit: and ye are clean, the commandment to restore and to but not all. For he knew who should build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the betray him ; therefore said he, Ye Prince shall be seven weeks, and threeare not all clean. So after he had score and two weeks : the streets shall washed their feet, and had taken bis be built again, and the wall, even in garments, and was set down again, troublous times. And after threehe said unto them, Know ye what 1 score and two weeks shall Messiah have done to you? Ye call me Mas- be cut off, but not for himself: and ter and Lord : and ye say well; for the people of the prince that shall 80 I am. If I then, your Lord and come shall destroy the city and the Master, bave washed your feet ; ye sanctuary ; and the end thereof shall also ought to wash one another's feet. be with a flood, and unto the end of For I have given you an example, the war desolations are determined, that ye should do as I have done to Dan. ix. 24–26. As the Father you. Verily, verily, I say unto you, knoweth me, even so know I the The servant is not greater than his Father: and I lay down my life for Lord ; neither he that is sent greater the sheep, John X. 15. Nor consider than he that sent him. If ye know that it is expedient for us, that one these things, happy are ye if ye do man should die for the people, and them, John xiii. 4–17. Look not that the whole nation perish not. And every man on his own things, but this spake he not of himself: but every man also on the things of others. being High Priest that year, he proLet this mind be in you which was phesied that Jesus should die for that also in Christ Jesus : Who, being in nation ; And not for that nation only, the form of God, thought it not rob- but that also he should gather tobery to be equal with God : But made gether in one the children of God that bimself of no reputation, and took were scattered abroad, xi. 50–52. upon him the form of a servant, and Being justified freely by his grace was made in the likeness of men : through the redemption that is in And being found in fashion as a man, Christ Jesus: Whom God hath set he humbled himself, and became obe- forth to be a propitiation through faith dient unto death, even the death of in his blood, to declare his righteousthe cross, Phil. i. 4–8.

ness for the remission of sins that are • Then he is gracious unto him, and past, through the forbearance of God; saith, Deliver him from going down To declare, I say, at this time his righto the pit : I have found a ransom, Job | teousness : that he might be just, and

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MATT. XX. 28-30.

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the justifier of him which believeth in condemnation, but the free gift is of
Jesus, Rom. iii. 24–26. Christ hath many offences unto justification. For
redeemed us from the curse of the if by one man's offence death reigned
law, being made a curse for us : for by one; much more they which re-
it is written, Cursed is every one that ceive abundance of grace, and of the
hangeth on a tree, Gal. ii. 13. In gift of righteousness, shall reigni in
whom we have redemption through life by one, Jesus Christ.) Therefore
his blood, the forgiveness of sins, ac as by the offence of one judgment
cording to the riches of his grace, came upon all men to condemnation;
Eph. i. 7. And walk in love, as Christ even so by the righteousness of one
also hath loved us, and hath given him- the free gift came upon all men unto
self for us an offering and a sacrifice justification of life. For as by one
to God for a sweetsmelling savour, v. man's disobedience many were made
2. Who gave himself a ransom for all, sinners, so by the obedience of one
to be testified in due time, 1 Tim. ii. shall many be made righteous, Rom.
6. Who gave himself for us, that he v. 15—19. So Christ was once offered
might redeem us from all iniquity, to bear the sins of many, and unto
and purify unto himself a peculiar peo- them that look for him shall he ap-
ple, zealous of good works, Tit. ii. 14. pear the second time without sin unto
Forasmuch as ye know that ye were salvation, Heb. ix. 28. And he is the
not redeemed with corruptible things, propitiation for our sins: and not for
as silver and gold, from your vain con ours only, but also for the sins of the
versation received by tradition from whole world, 1 John ii. 2.
your fathers, 1 Pet. i. 18. Who his

VER, 29.
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Και εκπορευομένων αυτών από Ιεριχώ, , to sins, should live unto righteousness : by whose stripes ye were healed, ii.

And as they departed from Jericho, a 24. For Christ also hath once suf- great multitude followed him. fered for sing, the just for the unjust,

VER. SO. that he might bring us to God, being

Και ιδού, δύο τυφλοί καθήμενοι παρά put to death in the filesh, but quick to odòr, ixcúcartaç örı 'inorūs tapéyét, ened by the Spirit, iii. 18. And when έκραξαν, λέγοντες: Ελέησον ημάς, Κύριε, he had taken the book, the four beasts vids Aaßid. and four and twenty elders fell down And, behold, *two blind men sitting before the Lamb, having every one of by the way-side, when they heard that them harps, and golden vials full of Jesus passed by, cried out, saying, Have odours, which are the prayers of saints. mercy on us, o Lord, cthou Son of David. And they sung a new song, saying, a And they came to Jericho: and Thou art worthy to take the book, as he went out of Jericho with his and to open the seals thereof: for disciples, and a great number of peothou wast slain, and hast redeemed ple, blind Bartimæus, the son of Tius to God by thy blood out of every mæus, satiby the highway side begging. kindred, and tongue, and people, and And when he heard that it was Jesus nation, Rev. v. 8, 9.

of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and For this is my blood of the new say, Jesus, thou Son of David, have testament, which is shed for many mercy on me. And many charged for the remission of sins, Matt. xxvi. him that he should hold his peace : 28. And he said unto them, This but he cried the more a great deal, is my blood of the new testament, Thou Son of David, have mercy on which is shed for many, Mark xiv. 24. me. And Jesus stood still, and comBut not as the offence, so also is the manded him to be called, and they free gift. For if through the offence call the blind man, saying unto him, of one many be dead, much more the Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth grace of God, and the gift by grace, thee. And he, casting away his garwhich is by one man Jesus Christ, ments, rose, and came to Jesus. And hath abounded unto many. And not Jesus answered and said unto him, as it was by one that sinned, so is the What wilt thou that I should do unto gift. For the judgment was by one to thee? The blind man said unto him,

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MATT. XX. 30-33.

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pray thee,

Lord, that I might receive my sight. he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy And Jesus said unto him, Go thy name shall be called no more Jacob, way; thy faith hath made thee whole. but Israel : for as a prince hast thou And immediately he received his sight, power with God and with men, and and followed Jesus in the way, Mark hast prevailed. And Jacob asked x. 46–52. And it came to pass, that him, and said, Tell me, I as he was come nigh to Jericho, a thy name. And he said, Wherefore is certain blind man sat by the way-side it, that thou dost ask after my name? begging : And hearing the multitude and he blessed him there, Gen. xxxii. pass by, he asked what it meant. 25.-29. I say unto you, Though he And they told him, that Jesus of Na- will not rise and give him because he zareth passeth by. And he cried, is his friend, yet because of his imsaying, Jesus, thou Son of David, have portunity he will rise and give him as mercy on me. And they which went many as he needeth. And I say unto before rebuked him, that he should you, Ask, and it shall be given you; hold his peace: but he cried so much seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it the more, Thou Son of David, have shall be opened unto you. For every mercy on me. And Jesus stood, and one that asketh receiveth ; and he commanded him to be brought unto that seeketh findeth; and to him that him: and when be was come near, knocketh it shall be opened, Luke zi. he asked him, Saying, What wilt 8–10. And he spake a parable unto thou that I shall do unto thee? And them to this end, that men ought al. he said, Lord, that I may receive my ways to pray, and not to faint, xvii. sight. And Jesus said unto him, Re: 1. And they which went before receive thy sight: thy faith hath saved buked him, that he should hold his thee. And immediately he received peace : but he cried so much the more, his sight, and followed him, glorifying Thou Son of David, have mercy on God: and all the people, when they me, 39. Continue in prayer, and saw it, gave praise unto God, Luke watch in the same with thanksgiving, xviü. 35–43.

Col. iv. 2. Pray without ceasing, 1 b See on chap. ix. ver. 27. clause 3. Thess. v. 17. • See on chap. i. ver. 1. clause 2.

VER. 32.
VER. 31.

και στας ο Ιησούς έφώνησεν αυτούς, και ο δε όχλος επετίμησεν αυτούς, ένα σιω- είπε: τι θέλετε ποιήσω υμίν; πήσωσιν» οι δε μείζον έκραζον, λέγοντες And Jesus stood still, and called them, Ελέησον ημάς, Κύριε, υιός Δαβίδ. and said, a What will ye that I shall de

And the multitude a rebuked them, unto you? because they should hold their peace :

2 And he said unto her, What wilt 5 but they cried the more, saying, Have thou? She saith unto him, Grant that mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of these my two sons may sit, the one David.

on thy right hand, and the other on a But he answered her not a word. the left, in thy kingdom, ver. 21, And his disciples came, and besought

Thus saith the Lord God; I will yet him, saying, Send her away; for she for this be enquired of by the house crieth after us, Matt. xv. 23. Then of Israel, to do it for them; I will inwere there brought unto him little

crease them with men like a flock, children, that he should put his hands Ezek. xxxvi.37. Therefore came I unon them, and pray: and the disciples to you without gainsaying, as soon as rebuked them, xix. 13.

I was sent for : I ask therefore for And when he saw that he what intent ye have sent for me?

prevailed not against him, he touched Acts 1. 29. Be careful for nothing : the hollow of his thigh; and the hol. but in every thing by prayer and suplow of Jacob's thigh was out of joint, plication with thanksgiving let your as he wrestled with him. And be requests be made known unto God, said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. Phil. iv. 6. And he said, I will not let thee go,

VER. 33. except thou bless me. And he said Λέγουσιν αυτώ Κύριε, ένα ανοιχθώσιν unto him, What is thy name? And I musão oi opladusi.

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MATT. XX. 33, 34,-XX1.1, 2.

A. D. 33. They say unto him, Lord, that our thereof toward the east and toward eyes may be opened.

the west, and there shall be a very great VER. 34.

valley; and half of the mountain Σπλαγχισθείς δε ο Ιησούς, ήψατο των

shall remove toward the north, and οφθαλμών αυτών και ευθέως ανέβλεψαν | half of it toward the south, Zech. aurã oi éparpol, sal nxosouonoar avtm. teaching in the temple ; and at night

xiv. 4. And in the day-time he was So a Jesus had compassion on them, he went out, and abode in the mount and b touched their eyes : Cand immedi- that is called the mount of Olives, Luke ately their eyes received sight, dand they xxi. 37. Jesus went unto the mount followed him.

of Olives, John viii. 1. Then returna See on chap. ix. ver. 36. clause 1. ed they unto Jerusalem from the b See on chap. viii. ver. 15. mount called Olives, which is from «See on chap. ix. ver. 30. clause 1. Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey,

d And he touched her hand, and the Acts i. 12. fever left her : and she arose, and mi

VER. 2. nistered unto them, Matt. viii. 15. Before I was aflicted, I went astray: την απέναντι υμών, και ευθέως ευρήσετε

Λέγων αυτοϊς: Πορεύθητε εις την κώμην but now have I kept thy word, Psal. cxix. 67. It is good for me that I have | όνον δεδεμένην, και πώλον μετ' αυτής λύσανbeen afflicted; that I might learn thy

τες αγάγετέ μοι. statutes, 71. And immediately he Saying unto them, a Go into the village received his sight, and followed him, over against you, and straightway ye shall glorifying God and all the people, find an ass tied, and a colt with her: loose when they saw it, gave praise unto them, and bring them unto me. God, Luke xviii. 43. To open their a And he said, Go into the city to eyes, and to turn them from darkness such a man, and say unto him, The to light, and from the power of Satan Master saith, My time is at hand; I unto God, that they may receive for- will keep the Passover at thy house giveness of sins, and inheritance with my disciples, Matt. xxvi. 18. among them which are sanctified, by And saith unto them, Go your way faith that is in me, Acts xxvi. 18. into the village over against you: and CHAP. XXI.- VER. 1.

as soon as ye be entered into it, ye Kai öre ipuisav sis "leposódupa, rai shall find a colt tied, whereon never ήλθον εις Βηθφαγή προς το όρος των ελαιών, | And if any man say unto you, Why do

man sat; loose him, and bring him. τότε ο Ιησούς απέστειλε δύο μαθητές, And a when they drew nigh unto Jeru- need of him; and straightway he will

ye this? say ye that the Lord hath salem, and were come to Bethphage, unto send him hither, Mark xi. 2, 3. And b the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus he sendeth forth two of his disciples, two disciples,

and saith unto them, Go ye into the a And when they came nigh to Jeru- city, and there shall meet you a man salem, unto Bethphage and Bethany, bearing a pitcher of water: follow at the mount of Olives, he sendeth him. And wheresoever he shall go forth two of his disciples, Mark xi. 1. in, say ye to the good man of the And when he had thus spoken, he house, The Master saithi, Where is went before, ascending up to Jerusa the guest-chamber where I shall eat lem. And it came to pass when he the Passover with my disciples ? And was come nigh to Bethphage and he will shew a large upper room furBethany, at the mount called the nished and prepared: there make mount of Olives, he sent two of his ready for us. And his disciples went disciples, Luke xix. 28, 29.

forth, and came into the city, and b And when they had sung an hymn, found as he had said unto them: and they went out into the mount of they made ready the Passover, xiv. 13 Olives, Matt. xxvi. 30. And his feet -16. Saying, Go ye into the village shall stand in that day upon the over against you; in the which at your mount of Olives, which is before Je- entering ye shall find a colt tied, rusalem on the east, and the mount whereon yet never man sat : loose of Olives shall cleave in the midst | bim, and bring him hither. And if any

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