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Ephesians 3:3

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he made known--The oldest manuscripts read, "That by revelation was the mystery (namely, of the admission of the Gentiles, Eph 3:6; 1:9) made known unto me (Ga 1:12)." as I wrote afore--namely, in...

2 Timothy 4:12

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And--Greek, "But." Thou art to come to me, but Tychicus I have sent to Ephesus to supply thy place (if thou so willest it) in presiding over the Church there in thy absence (compare Tit 3:12). It...

Acts 21:30

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took Paul, and drew him out of the temple; and forthwith the doors were shut--that the murder they meant to perpetrate might not pollute that holy place.

1 Corinthians 1:15

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Lest--not that Paul had this reason at the time, but God so arranged it that none might say [Alford].

1 Corinthians 3:5

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Who then--Seeing then that ye severally strive so for your favorite teachers, "Who is (of what intrinsic power and dignity) Paul?" If so great an apostle reasons so of himself, how much more does...

Acts 25:4 - 6

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answered that Paul should be kept--rather, "is in custody." at Caesarea, and...himself would depart shortly thither.

Acts 19:11 - 12

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God wrought special--no ordinary miracles by the hands of Paul--implying that he had not been accustomed to work such.

Philemon 1:14

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without thy mind--that is, consent. should not be as--"should not appear as a matter of necessity, but of free will." Had Paul kept Onesimus, however willing to gratify Paul Philemon might be, he...

Luke 24:45

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Then opened he, &c.--a statement of unspeakable value; expressing, on the one hand, Christ's immediate access to the human spirit and absolute power over it, to the adjustment of its vision, and...

Ephesians 3:4

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understand my knowledge--"perceive my understanding" [Alford], or "intelligence." "When ye read," implies that, deep as are the mysteries of this Epistle, the way for all to understand them is to...

Hebrews 13:1

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brotherly love--a distinct special manifestation of "charity" or "love" (2Pe 1:7). The Church of Jerusalem, to which in part this Epistle was addressed, was distinguished by this grace, we know...

Galatians 2:10

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remember the poor--of the Jewish Christians in Judea, then distressed. Paul and Barnabas had already done so (Ac 11:23-30). the same--the very thing. I...was forward--or "zealous" (Ac 24:17; Ro...

Philemon 1:22

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This prospect of Paul's visiting Colosse would tend to secure a kindly reception for Onesimus, as Paul would know in person how he had been treated. your...you--referring to Philemon, Apphia,...

2 Corinthians 2:3

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I wrote this same unto you--namely, that I would not come to you then (2Co 2:1), as, if I were to come then, it would have to be "in heaviness" (causing sorrow both to him and them, owing to their...

Acts 15:35

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Paul...and Barnabas continued in Antioch, teaching--to the disciples. and preaching--to those without. the word of the Lord, with many others--other laborers. also--How rich must Antioch at this...

1 Corinthians 9:6

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Barnabas--long the associate of Paul, and, like him, in the habit of self-denyingly forbearing to claim the maintenance which is a minister's right. So Paul supported himself by tent-making (Ac...

1 Corinthians 1:13

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Is Christ divided?--into various parts (one under one leader, another under another) [Alford]. The unity of His body is not to be cut in pieces, as if all did not belong to Him, the One Head. was ...

Acts 13:47

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For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, &c.--These and other predictions must have been long before this brought vividly home to Paul's mind in connection with his special vocation to the...

Acts 24:17

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Now after many--several years absence from Jerusalem--I came to bring alms to my of Macedonia and Greece, which he had taken such pains to gather. This only allusion in the Acts to what is dwelt...

Ephesians 3:2

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If--The Greek does not imply doubt: "Assuming (what I know to be the fact, namely) that ye have heard," &c. "If, as I presume," The indicative in the Greek shows that no doubt is implied: "Seeing...

Hebrews 13:14

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here--on earth. Those Hebrews who clung to the earthly sanctuary are representatives of all who cling to this earth. The earthly Jerusalem proved to be no "abiding city," having been destroyed...

Hebrews 13:19

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the rather--Greek, "I the more abundantly beseech you." to do this--to pray for me. that I may be restored to you--(Phm 22). It is here first in the letter he mentions himself, in a way so...

Hebrews 13:23

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our brother Timothy--So Paul, 1Co 4:17; 2Co 1:1; Col 1:1; 1Th 3:2. is set at liberty--from prison. So Aristarchus was imprisoned with Paul. Birks translates, "dismissed," "sent away," namely, on a...

1 John 2:13 - 14

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All three classes are first addressed in the present. "I write"; then in the past (aorist) tense, "I wrote" (not "I have written"; moreover, in the oldest manuscripts and versions, in the end of...

Isaiah 59:20

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to Zion--Ro 11:26 quotes it, "out of Zion." Thus Paul, by inspiration, supplements the sense from Ps 14:7: He was, and is come to Zion, first with redemption, being sprung as man out of Zion. The...

Acts 13:39

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by him all that believe are justified from all things--The sense requires that a pause in the sentence be made here: "By him the believer is absolved from all charges of the law." What follows, ...

2 Corinthians 2:9

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For--Additional reason why they should restore the offender, namely, as a "proof" of their obedience "in all things"; now in love, as previously in punishing (2Co 2:6), at the apostle's desire....

2 Corinthians 1:5

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sufferings--standing in contrast with "salvation" (2Co 1:6); as "tribulation" (distress of mind), with comfort or "consolation." of Christ--Compare Col 1:24. The sufferings endured, whether by...

2 Peter 1:15

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endeavour--"use my diligence": the same Greek word as in 2Pe 1:10: this is the field in which my diligence has scope. Peter thus fulfils Christ's charge, "Feed My sheep" (Joh 21:16, 17). decease...

Acts 15:41

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and he went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches--"It is very likely that Paul and Barnabas made a deliberate and amicable arrangement to divide the region of their first mission...

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