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Α. D. 60. Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be bur,
VER. 19. densome to you : b for I seek not your's, Πάλιν δοκείτε ότι υμίν απολογούμεθα ; but you: for the children ought not to κατενώπιον του Θεού, εν Χριστώ λαλούlay up for the parents, but the parents μεν» τα δε πάντα, αγαπητοί, υπέρ της for the children.
υμών οικοδομής. a See On 1 Cor. iv. ver.19. clause 1. Again, think ye that we excuse our
b I have coveted no man's silver, or selves unto you? we speak before God in gold, or apparel. Yea, ye yourselves Christ : a but we do all things, dearly know, that these hands have minis- beloved, for your edifying. tered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.
a See on Rom. xiv. ver. 19. clause %.
I have shewed you all things, bow that so
VER. 20. labouring ye ought to support the weak; and to remember the words | θέλω εύρω υμάς. καγώ ευρεθώ υμίν οίον ου
Φοβούμαι γαρ, μη πως ελθών ουχ οίους of the Iord Jesus, how he said, It is | θέλετε: μη πως έχεις, ζήλοι, θυμοί, έριmore blessed to give than to receive Acts χα. 33-35.
θεΐαι, καταλαλιαι, ψιθυρισμοί, φυσιώσεις,
ακαταστασίας: VER. 15.
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall Εγώ δε ήδιστα δαπανήσω και έκδαπα not find you such as I would, and that νηθήσομαι υπέρ των ψυχών υμών: εί και 1 shall be found unto you such as ye περισσοτέρως υμάς αγαπών, ήττον άγα- would not: lest there be debates, envyσώμαι.
ings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whis* And I will very gladly spend and be perings, swellings, tumults: spent for * you ; though the more abun
VER. 21. dantly I love you, the less I be loved.
Μη πάλιν ελθόντα με ταπεινώση ο Θεός * Gr. your souls.
μου προς υμάς, και πενθήσω πολλούς των a See on chap. i. ver. 6.
προημαρτηκότων, και μη μετανοησάντων
επί τη ακαθαρσία, και πορνεία, και ασελVER. 16.
γεία ή έπραξαν. "Εστω δε, εγώ ού κατεβάρησα υμάς: And lest, when I come again, my αλλ' υπάρχων σπανούργος, δόλω υμάς | God will humble me among you, and έλαβον,
that I shall bewail many which have But be it so, a I did not burden you : of the uncleanness and fornication and
sinned already, a and have not repented nevertheless, being crafty, I caught you lasciviousness which they have comwith guile.
mitted. a See on ver. 13.
a It is reported commonly that there VER. 17.
is fornication among you, and such Mή τινα ών απέστελκα προς υμάς, δι' fornication as is not so much as named αυτού έπλεονέκτησα υμάς;
among the Gentiles, that one should
have his father's wife. And ye are Did I make a gain of you a by any puffed up, and have not rather mournof them whom I sent unto you?
ed, that he that hath done this deed * See on 1 Cor. iv. ver. 17. clause 1. might be taken away from among
you, 1Cor. ν. 1, 2. VER, 18.
CHAP. ΧΙΙΙ.-VER. 1. Παρεκάλεσα Τίτον, και συναπέστειλα τον αδελφόν μη τι έπλεονέκτησεν υμάς Τρίτον τούτο έρχομαι προς υμάς: επί Τίτος ; ού τω αυτώ πνεύματι περιεπατή- στόματος δύο μαρτύρων και τριών σταθήσαμεν ; ού τοϊς αυτοίς ίχνεσι ;
σεται πάν ρήμα.
This is the third time I am coming to I desired Titus, and with him I sent a brother. Did Titus make a gain of you. a In the mouth of two or three wityou? walked we not in the same spirit?
nesses shall every word be established. walked we not in the same steps ?
a See on Matt. xviii. ver. 16. VOL. III.
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put to death in the flesh, but quickVER. 2.
ened by the Spirit, 1 Pet. iii. 18. Προείρηκα και προλέγω, ως παρών το b See on Acts ii. ver. 24. δεύτερον, και απών, νύν γράφω τοϊς προημαρτηκόσι, και τους λοιπούς πάσιν, ότι εάν
VER. 5. έλθω εις το πάλιν, ου φείσομαι»
“Εαυτούς πειράζετε ει εστε εν τη πίσ. * I told you before, and foretel you,
τει, εαυτούς δοκιμάζετε: η ουκ επιγινώσas if I were present, the second time;
κετε έαυτούς, ότι 'Ιησούς Χριστός εν υμίν and being absent now I write to them έστινει μή τι αδόκιμοί εστε. which heretofore have sinned, and to all a Examine yourselves, whether ye be other, that, if I come again, I will not in the faith ; prove your own selves. spare :
b Know ye not your own selves,'how that
Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be rea Now some are puffed up, as
probates ? though I would not come to you. I will come to you shortly, if the Lord a For if we would judge ourselves, will; and will know, not the speech we should not be judged, 1 Cor. xi. of them which are puffed up, but the 31. power. For the kingdom of God is
See on John xiv. ver. 18. not in word, but in power. What c See on 1 Cor. ix. ver. 27. clause 3. will ye? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of
VER. 6. meekness ? 1 Cor. iv. 18-21.
Ελπίζω δε ότι γνώσεσθε ότι ήμείς ούκ
έσμεν αδόκιμοι. VER. 3.
But I trust that ye shall know that 'Επει δοκιμήν ζητείτε του εν εμοί λα
we are not reprobates. λούντος Χριστού, ός εις υμάς ουκ ασθενεί, αλλά δυνατεί εν υμίν.
VER. 7. a Since ye seek a proof of Christ speak Εύχομαι δε προς τον Θεόν μη ποιήσαι ing in me, which to yu-ward is not υμάς κακόν μηδέν» ουχ ένα ημείς δόκιμοι roeak, but is mighty in you.
φανώμεν, αλλ' ίνα υμείς το καλόν ποιήτε, a For his letters, say they, are | ημείς δε ως αδόκιμοι ώμεν. weighty and powerful; but his bodily Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; presence is weak, and his speech not that we should appear approved, but contemptible, 2 Cor. 4. 10.
that ye should do that which is honest,
though we be as reprobates. VER. 4. Και γάρ ει εσταυρώθη εξ ασθενείας, αλ
VER. 8. λά ζη εν δυνάμεως Θεού· και γαρ ημείς Ου γαρ δυνάμεθα τι κατά της αληθείας, ασθενούμεν εν αυτώ, αλλά ζησόμεθα συν αλλ' υπέρ της αληθείας. αυτό εν δυνάμεως Θεού εις υμάς.
For we can do nothing against the a For though he was crucified through truth, but for the truth. weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak * in him,
VER. 9. brut we shall live with him by the power Χαίρομεν γας όταν ήμεϊς ασθενώμεν, of God toward you.
υμείς δε δυνατοί ήτε τούτο δε και ευχό* Or, with him.
μεθα, την υμών κατάρτισιν. a But made himself of no reputa
For we are glad, when we are weak, tion, and took upon him the form of and ye are strong and this also we wish, a servant, and was made in the like- even a your perfection. ness of men: And being found in
a See on Matt. v. ver. 8. clause 1. fashion as a man, he humbled him. self, and became obedient unto death,
VER. 10. even the death of the cross, Phil. ii. Δια τούτο ταύτα απών γράφω, ίνα παν 7, 8. For Christ also hath once suf-ρων μη αποτόμως χρήσωμαι, κατά την fered for sins, the just for the unjust, | εξουσίαν ήν έδωκε μοι ο Κύριος εις οικοδοthat he might bring us to God, being μήν, και ουκ εις καθαίρεσιν.
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Therefore I write these things being
VER. 14. absent, a lest being present I should use
Η χάρις του Κυρίου Ιησού Χριστού, και sharpness, baccording to the power which någówn to 80, xai o xoiywvía Toī áziou the Lord' hath given me to edification, niveópatos metà márto. ipão. 'Aphr. and not to destruction.
a The bgrace of the Lord Jesus Christ, a This witness is true. Wherefore and the love of God, and the communion rebuke them sharply; that they may of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. be sound in the faith, Tit. i. 13. Amen. b See on Matt. xviii. ver. 18.
a And the LORD spake unto Moses, VER. 11.
saying, Speak unto Aaron, and unto Aostòr, åden pol, xalpete, natapríleche, bis sons, saying, On this wise ye παρακαλείσθε, το αυτό φρονείτε, ειρηνεύετε: shall bless the children of Israel, gayκαι ο Θεός της αγάπης και ειρήνης έσται | ing unto them, The LoRD bless thee, ped ipãr.
and keep thee; The LORD make his
face shine upon thee, and be gracious Finally, brethren, farewell. Be per unto thee; The Lord lift up fect, be of good comfort, a be of one mind, blive in peace; e and the God of peace. And they shall put my name
tenance upon thee, and give thee love and peace shall be with you.
upon the children of Israel, and I will a See on Rom. xii. ver. 16. clause 1. bless them, Numb. vi. 22—27. Go
See on Mark ix. ver. 50. clause 3. ye, therefore, and teach all nations, c See on Rom. XV. ver. 33.
baptizing them in the name of the
Father, and of the Son, and of the VER. 12.
Holy Ghost, Matt. xxviii. 19. 'Ασπάσασθε αλλήλους εν αγίω φιλή b See on Rom.i. ver. 7. clauses 47. ματι: 'Ασπάζονται υμάς οι άγιοι πάντες. c See on John vii. ver. 39. clause 1. a Greet one another with an holy kiss.
Προς Κορινθίους δευτέρα εγράφη από Φι. See on Rom. xvi. ver. 16. clause 1. λίσσων της Μακεδονίας, δια Τίτου
και Λουκάι. . VER. 13. * All the saints salute york.
The second epistle to the Corinthians
was written from Philippi, a city a See on 1 Cor. xvi. ver. 20. clause 1. of Macedonia, by Titus and Lucas.
END OF THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANS.
a See on Matt. xx. ver. 28. clauses CHAP. I.-VER. 1.
3, 4. ΠΑΥΛΟΣ απόστολος, ούα απ' ανθρώπων b See on John xv. ver. 19. ουδε δι' ανθρώπου, αλλά διά Ιησού Χριστού, cSee on John viii. ver. 42. clause 3. και Θεώ πατρός του εγείραντος αυτόν εκ d See on Matt. v. ver. 16. clause 3. урхай, ,
VER. 5. a Paul, b an apostle, (not of men,
*Ωι και δόξα εις τους αιώνας των αιώνων. neither by man, d but by Jesus Christ,
Apsv. e and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)
a To whom be glory for ever and ever.
Amen. a See on Rom. i. ver. 1. clause 1. b See on Rom. i. ver. 1. clause 3.
a See on Rom. xi. ver. 36. clause 2. e See verses 11, 12. 17. a But the Lord said unto him, Go
VER. 6. thy'way: for he is a chosen vessel
Θαυμάζω ότι ούτω ταχέως μετατίinto me, to bear my name before the | Θεσθε από του καλέσαντος υμάς, έν χάριτι Gentiles, and kings, and the children xpictoũ, els &repov svayya.co of Israel, Acts ix. 15.
a I marvel that ye are so soon removed e See on Acts ii. ver. 24. clause 1.
from him that called you b into the grace VER. 2.
of Christ Cunto another Gospel : Και οι συν έμοι πάντες αδελφοί, ταϊ a O foolish Galatians, who hath beεκκλησίαις της Γαλατίας: :
witched you, that ye should not obey And all the brethren which are with the truth, before whose eyes Jesus unto the churches of Galatia :
Christ hath been evidently set forth,
crucified among you? This only VER. 3.
would I learn of you, Received ye Χάρις υμίν και ειρήνη από Θεού πατρός, | the Spirit by the works of the law, και κυρίου ημών Ιησού Χριστού,
or by the hearing of faith? Are ye so a Grace be to you and peace from God foolish? having begun in the Spirit, the Father, and from our Lord Jesus are ye now made perfect by the Christ,
flesh? Have ye suffered so many a See on Rom. i. ver. 7. clauses 4—7. He therefore that ministereth to you
things in vain? if it be yet in vain. VER. 4.
the Spirit, and worketh miracles Του δόντος εαυτόν υπέρ των αμαρτιών | of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
among you, doeth he it by the works speão, önws ifkanta ngãs ex tOŰ ÉVESTW. Gal. ii. 1–5. But now, after that τους αιώνες πονηρού, κατά το θέλημα του
ye have known God, or rather are Θεού και πατρός ημών:
known of God, how turn ye again to a Who gave himself for our sins, b that the weak and beggarly elements, he might deliver us from this present evil whereunto ye desire again to be in world, according to the will of God and bondage? Ye observe days, and dour father :
months, and times, and years. I am
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GAL. I. 6-11.
afraid of you, lest I have bestowed a If any man love not the Lord Jeupon you labour in vain. Brethren, sus Christ, let him be Anathema MaI beseech you, be as I am; for I am ran-atha, 1 Cor. xvi. 22. as ye are : ye have not injured me at all. Ye know how through infirmity of
VER. 9. the flesh I preached the Gospel unto “Ως προειρήκαμεν, και άρτι πάλιν λέ-.you at the first. And my temptation yo, ei tis spião suayyeniletal Tap ofawhich was in my lesh ye despised ρελάβετε, ανάθεμα έστω. not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus. As we said before, so say I now again, Where is then the blessedness ye spake – If any man preach any other Gospel of? for I bear you record, that, if it
unto you than that ye have received, lot had been possible, ye would have pluck
him be accursed. ed out your own eyes, and have given a Ye shall not add unto the word them to me. Am I therefore become which I command you, neither shall your enemy, because I tell you the ye diminish ought from it, that yo truth? iv. 9-16. Ye did run well; may keep the commandments of the who did hinder you that ye should not LORD your God, which I'command obey the truth?v.7.
you, Deut. iv. 2. For I testify unto b See on Rom. v, ver. 2. clause 2.
every man that heareth the words of c For if he that cometh preacheth the prophecy of this book, If any man another Jesus, whom we have not shall add unto these things, God preached, or if ye receive another shall add unto him the plagues that are spirit, which ye have not received, or written in this book : And if any man another Gospel, which ye have not shall take away from the words of the accepted, ye might well bear with book of this prophecy, God shall take him, 2 Cor. xi. 4.
away his part out of the book of life,
and out of the holy city, and from the VER. 7.
things which are written in this book, “Ο ουκ έστιν άλλο· ει μή τινές εισιν οί | Rev. xxii. 18, 19. ταράσσοντες υμάς, και θέλοντες μεταστρέ. ψαι το ευαγγέλιον του Χριστού.
VER. 10, Which is not another ; but there be
"Αρτι γαρ ανθρώπους πείθω ή τον Θεόν ; some that trouble you, b and would per- ανθρώποις ήρεσκος, Χριστού δούλος ουκ αν
“Η ζητώ ανθρώπους αρέσκειν ; ει γαρ έτι vert the Gospel of Christ.
spens. They zealously affect you, but not
a For do I now persuade men, or well; yea, they would exclude you, God? or do I seek to please men? b. that ye might affect them, Gal. iv. 17. I have confidence in you through the yet pleased men, I should not be Lord, that ye will be none otherwise
the servant of Christ. minded: but he that troubleth you
a But as we were allowed of God shall bear his judgment, whosoever to be put in trust with the Gospel, be be, v. 10. And certain men which even so we speak; not as pleasing came down from Judæa, taught the men, but God,
which trieth our hearts, brethren, and said, Except ye be cir- 1 Thess. ii. 4. cumcised after the manner of Moses, b Ye adulterers and adulteresses, ye cannot be saved, Acts xv. 1. know ye not that the friendship of the b See on 2 Cor. ii. ver. 17.
world is enmity with God ? whosoever
therefore will be a friend of the world, VER. 8.
is the enemy of God, Jam. iv. 4. 'Αλλά και εαν ήμείς, και άγγελος εξ ουρα c See on Rom. i. ver. 1. clause 2. νου ευαγγελίζηται υμίν παρ' ό ευαγγελισά
VER. 11. μεθα υμίν, ανάθεμα έστω. But though we, or an angel from
Γνωρίζω δε υμίν, αδελφοί, το ευαγγέ
λιον το ευαγγελισθεν υπ' εμού, όπ ουκ heuven, preach any other Gospel unto
έστι κατά άνθρωπον, , youl than that which we have preached unto you, & let him be uccursed.
But I ocrtify you, brethron, a thet