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pleasing, Col. i. 10. See also on Rom, vi. ver. 4. clause 3. b See on Rom. i. ver. 6. clause 2.
* See on Rom. i. ver. 8. clause 1. and ver. 9. clauses 4, 5. "See on chap. i. ver. 1. clause 5. * See on Μark iv. ver. 14. " See on Rom. i. ver. 16. clause 3.
* See on chap. i. ver. 6. clause 1.
"See on John xiv. ver. 18.
• For, verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation , even as it came to pass, and ye know, chap. iii. 4. Βut the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain Ιewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people. Αnd when theyfound them not, they drew Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the city, crying, Τhese that have turned the world upside down, are come hither also, Αcts xvii. 5, 6. Βut when the Jews of Τhessalonica had knowledge that the word of God was preached of Paul at Βerea, they came thither also, and stirred up the people, 13.
"Αnd Saul was consenting unto his death. Αnd at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem ; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles, Αcts viii. 1. Νow about that time Ηerod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church. Αnd he killed James the brother of John with the sword. Αnd because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Ρeter also. (Τhen were the days of unleavened bread.) Αnd when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him, intending after Εaster to bring bim forth to the people, xii. 1-3.
ημών και διάκονον του Θεού και συνεργον ημών εν τώ ευαγγελία του Χριστού, εις το στηρίξαι υμάς και παρακαλέσαι υμάς σερί της πίστεως υμών Αnd sent Τimotheus, our brother, αnd a minister of God, band our fellou-labourer in the Gospel of Christ, "to establish Jou, and to comfort Jou concerning Jour.faith : "Τhen cameheto Derbe and Lystra : and, behold, a certain disciple was there, named Τimotheus, the son of a certain woman, which was a Jewess, and believed , but his father uus a Greek : Which was well reported of by the brethren that were at Lystra and Iconium. Ηim would Ρaul have to go forth with him, and took and circumcised him, because of the Jews which were in those guarters : for they knew all that his father was a Greek, Αcts xvi. 1-3. Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be
* See ver. 8, 9. · Νevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast αown, comforted us by the coming of Τitus ; Αnd not by his coming οήly, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, yourmourning, yourfervent mind toward me, so that Ι rejoiced the more, 2 Cor. vii. 6, 7. Τherefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the τnore joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all, 13. I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walkin truth, 2 John 4.
" See on Μatt. v. ver. 10. clause 1.