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Romans 8:33 - 34

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Who shall lay anything to the charge of--or, "bring any charge against." God's elect?--the first place in this Epistle where believers are styled "the elect." In what sense this is meant will...

Romans 16:22

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I, Tertius, who wrote this--"the" epistle--as the apostle's amanuensis, or penman. salute you in the Lord--So usually did the apostle dictate his epistles, that he calls the attention of the...

Acts 25:2

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Then the high priest--a successor of him before whom Paul had appeared (Ac 23:2). and the chief of the Jews--and "the whole multitude of the Jews" (Ac25:24) clamorously. informed him against Paul...

Acts 23:16 - 22

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Paul's sister's son--(See on Ac 9:30). If he was at this time residing at Jerusalem for his education, like Paul himself, he may have got at the schools those hints of the conspiracy on which he so...

Philippians 1:8

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Confirmation of Php 1:7. record--that is, witness. in the bowels of Jesus Christ--"Christ Jesus" is the order in the oldest manuscripts. My yearning love (so the Greek implies) to you is not merely...

2 Corinthians 3:2

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our epistle--of recommendation. in our hearts--not letters borne merely in the hands. Your conversion through my instrumentality, and your faith which is "known of all men" by widespread report...

2 Timothy 3:16

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All scripture--Greek, "Every Scripture," that is, Scripture in its every part. However, English Version is sustained, though the Greek article be wanting, by the technical use of the term...

2 Corinthians 2:2

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For--proof that he shrinks from causing them sorrow ("heaviness"). if I--The "I" is emphatic. Some detractor may say that this (2Co 2:1) is not my reason for not coming as I proposed; since I...

Romans 1:2

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Which he had promised afore...in the holy scriptures--Though the Roman Church was Gentile by nation (see on Ro 1:13), yet as it consisted mostly of proselytes to the Jewish faith (see on...

Philippians 2:27

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Epaphroditus' sickness proves that the apostles had not ordinarily the permanent gift of miracles, any more than of inspiration: both were vouchsafed to them only for each particular occasion, as...

Philippians 4:4

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(Isa 61:10.) alway--even amidst the afflictions now distressing you (Php 1:28-30). again--as he had already said, "Rejoice" (Php 3:1). Joy is the predominant feature of the Epistle. I say--Greek,...

2 Corinthians 12:4

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unspeakable--not in themselves, otherwise Paul could not have heard them; but as the explanation states, "which it is not lawful...to utter" [Alford]. They were designed for Paul's own consolation,...

2 Corinthians 1:16

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This intention of visiting them on the way to Macedonia, as well as after having passed through it, must have reached the ears of the Corinthians in some way or other--perhaps in the lost Epistle...

Acts 19:6

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And when Paul had laid his hands upon them...they spake with tongues, &c.--See on Ac 10:44,45.

Acts 23:12 - 14

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bound themselves under a curse...that they would neither eat ...fill they had killed Paul--Compare 2Sa 3:35; 1Sa 14:24.

Psalms 44:22

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Their protracted sufferings as God's people attests the constancy. Paul (Ro 8:36) uses this to describe Christian steadfastness in persecution.

Luke 4:28 - 29

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when they heard these things--these allusions to the heathen, just as afterwards with Paul (Ac 22:21, 22).

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