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EPH. IV. 30–32.-v. 1-3.

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But I say

a And grieve not the holy Spirit of a See chap. iy. ver. 32. God, ” whereby ye ure sealed e unto the unto you, Love your enemies, bless day of redemption.

them that curse you, do good to them a See on Acts vii. ver. 51.

that hate you, and pray for them b See on 2 Cor. i. ver. 22. clause 1. which despitefully use you and persec See on Rom. viii. ver. 23. clause 3. cute you: That ye may be the children

of your Father which is in heaven : for VER. 31.

he maketh his sun to rise on the evil Tãoa Fixpia, sai qupads, was opgà, xai and on the good,

and sendeth rain on xepavyn, rai faaoonpaía åşðýtw áo'ipeãr, the just and on the unjust, Matt. 5. συν πάση κακία

44, 45. Be ye therefore perfect, even a Let all bitterness, band wrath, and

as your Father which is in heaven is anger, and clamour, C and evil speaking, perfect, 48. But love ye your enebe pitt away from you, d with all malice: mies, and do good, and lend, hoping a See on Rom. iii. ver. 14.

for nothing again; and your reward b See on Matt. v, ver. 22. clause 3.

shall be great, and ye shall be the c See on Rom. i. ver. 29. clause 2.

children of the Highest: for he is a Thou shalt not hate thy brother in kind unto the unthankful and to the thine heart : thou shalt in any wise evil. Be ye therefore merciful, as rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer your Father also is merciful, Luke vi. sin upon him. Thou shalt not avenge, 35, 36. Beloved, if God so loved us, not bear any grudge against the chil we ought also to love one another, dren of thy people, but thou shalt love 1 John iv. 11. thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD, Lev. xix. 17,18. Being filled

VER. 2. with all unrighteousness, fornication, Και περιπατείτε εν αγάπη, καθώς και ο wickedness, covetousness, malicious. Xpotós nyánncey impeãs, xai Tapédexey ness; full of envy, murder, debate, tautò ÚT ÈP nueño apor popày xai Sušiar to deceit, malignity; whisperers, Rom. eb, eis óopny euwdías. i. 29. Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the hath loved us, c and hath given himself

a And walk in love, bas Christ also leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity for us, an offering and a sacrifice to

God for a sweetsmelling savour. and truth, 1 Cor. v. 8. Brethren, be not children in understanding: how a See on Mark ix. ver. 50. clause 3. beit in malice be ye children ; but in b See on John xiii. ver. 1. clause 4. understanding be men, xiv. 20. But c See on Matt. xx. ver. 28. clauses now ye also put off all these ; anger, 3, 4. and xxvi. ver. 28. wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy com d And the LORD smelled a sweet munication out of your mouth, Col. savour: and the LORD said in his iii. 8. Whosoever hateth his brother heart, I will not again curse the is a murderer: and ye know that no ground any more for man's sake; for murderer hath eternal life abiding in the imagination of man's heart is evil him, 1 John iii. 15.

from his youth: neither will I again VER. S2.

smite any more every thing living, as Γίνεσθε δε εις αλλήλους χρηστοι, εύ

I have done, Gen. viii. 21. But his σπλαγχνοι, χαριζόμενοι εαυτοίς, καθώς και inwards and his legs shall he wash in ο Θεός εν Χριστώ έχαρίσατο υμίν. water: and the priest shall burn all a And be ye kind one to another, tender

on the altar, to be a burnt-sacrifice, an hearted, b forgiving one another, even as

offering made by fire, of a sweet saGod for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

vour nnto the Lord, Lev, i. 9. For a See on Mark ix.ver. 50. clause 3. Christ, in them that are saved, and in

we are unto God a sweet savour of See on Matt. vi. ver. 12. clause 3. them that perish, 2 Cor. ii. 15.

CHAP. V.-VER. 1.
Γίνεσθε ούν μιμηται του Θεού, ως τέκνα

VER. 3. αγαπητά:

Πορνεία δε και πάσα ακαθαρσία ή πλεοa Be ye therefore followers of God, as vesic jangè óvopas écon lv upīv, xalās argédear children;

πει αγίοις· :

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nor covet-

a But fornication, and all uncleanness, Hópvos, n åxáðagros, à 9hEovéXT95, xotiv Or covetousness, let it not be once named Eidwdorátens, oir šxei xanpovoríar šv trñ among you, as becometh saints ; βασιλεία του Χριστού και Θεού. . a See on Acts xv. ver. 20. clause 2.

a For this ye know, that no whoreVER. 4.

monger, nor uncleun person,

ous man, who is an idolater, « hath any Και αισχρότης, και μωρολογία, η ευτρα- inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and σελία, τα ουκ ανήκοντα, αλλά μάλλον | gf God. ευχαριστία. . a Neither filthiness, nor foolish tulk- shall not inherit the kingdom of God?

a Know ye not that the unrighteous ing, nor jesting, b which are not conve

Be not deceived : neither fornicators, nient : c but rather giving of thanks.

nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor efa The tongue of the wise useth feminate, nor abusers' of themselves knowledge aright: but the mouth of with mankind, nor thieves, nor covefools poureth out foolishness, Prov. tous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor xv. 2. O generation of vipers! how extortioners, thall inherit the kingcan ye, being evil, speak good things? dom of God, 1 Cor. vi. 9, 10. for out of the abundance of the heart b Mortify therefore your members the mouth speaketh. A good man, which are upon the earth; fornicaout of the good treasure of the heart, tion, uncleanness, inordinate affecbringeth forth good things : and an tion, evil concupiscence, and covetousevil man, out of the evil treasure, ness, wbich is idolatry, Col. iii. 5. bringeth forth evil things. But I say Charge them that are rich in this unto you, That every idle word that world, that they be not high-minded, men shall speak, they shall give ac nor trust in uncertain riches, but in count thereof in the day of judgment. the living God, who giveth us richly For by thy words thou shalt be justi- all things to enjoy, 1 Tim. vi. 17. fied, and by thy words thou shalt be c See on Matt. xxv. ver. 46. clause 1. condemned, Matt. xii. 34-37. b And even as they did not like to

VER. 6. retain God in their knowledge, God Μηδείς υμάς άπατάτω κενούς λόγους: διά gave them over to a reprobate mind, ταύτα γάρ έρχεται η οργή του Θεού επι to do those things which are not con τους υιούς της απειθείας. venient, Rom. i. 28. cSpeaking to yourselves in psalms

a Lot no man deceive you with vain and hymns and spiritual songs, sing- words: for because of these things cometh ing and making melody in your heart the wrath of God upon the children of to the Lord; Giving thanks always

disobedience. for all things unto God and the Father

• Or, unbelief in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, ver. 19, 20. Be careful for nothing;

a See on Rom. i. ver. 18. clauses but in every thing by prayer, and sup- 1, 2. plication, with thanksgiving, let your

b See on Matt. xiii. ver. 38. clause 3. requests be made known unto God, Phil. iv 6. And whatsoever

do in

VER. 7.
word or deed, do all in the name of Μη ουν γίνεσθε συμμέτοχοι αυτών.
the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God
and the Father by him, Col. iii. 17.

a Be not ye therefore partakers with

them. In every thing give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus con a And he spake unto the congregacerning you, 1 Thess. v. 18. By him tion, saying, Depart, I pray you, from therefore let us offer the sacrifice of the tents of these wicked men, and praise to God continually, that is, the touch nothing of their’s, lest ye be fruit of our lips, giving thanks to his consumed in all their sins, Numb. xvi. name, Heb. xiii. 15.

26. When thou sawest a thief, then

thou consentedst with him, and hast VER. 5.

been partaker with adulterers, Psal. Tooto yag lote yuvásHONTES, Őro zās. I 1. 18. Lay hands suddenly on no man,

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EPH. V.7-12.

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1, 2.

neither be partaker of other men's written unto you not to keep comsins: keep thyself pure, 1 Tim. v.22. pany, if any man that is called a

brother be a fornicator, or covetous, VER. 8.

or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunk'Hte gáp TOTS ONÓTOS, xūv dà pēc év Ku- ard, or an extortioner ; with such an είω· ως τέκνα φωτός περιπατείτε: one no not to eat, 1 Cor. v. 9—11.

a For ye were sometimes darkness, but But I say, that the things which the now are ye light in the Lord : b walk as Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to children of light :

devils, and not to God : and I would a See on Matt. iv. ver. 16. clause 1. with devils. Ye cannot drink the

not that ye should have fellowship See on Luke xvi. ver. 8.

cup of the Lord, and the cup of VER. 9.

devils : ye cannot be partakers of the

Lord's table, and of the table of devils, (o yèp xaçanès to Tireópatos év táon X. 20, 21. Be ye not unequally yoked αγαθωσύνη και δικαιοσύνη και αληθεία)

together with unbelievers : for what a (For the fruit of the Spirit is b in all fellowship bath righteousness with goodness Cand righteousness d and truth;) unrighteousness ? and what coma See on Matt. vii. ver. 17. clause 1.

munion hath light 'with darkness ? b See on Matt. v. ver. 42.

And what concord hath Christ with c See on Luke i. ver. 6. clause 1.

Belial? or what part hath he that beSee on chap. iv. ver. 25. clauses lieveth with an infidel? And what

agreement hath the temple of God VER. 10.

with idols? for ye are the temple of

the living God; as God hath said, I Δοκιμάζοντες τί έστιν ευάρεστον τώ will dwell in them, and walk in them ; Κυρίω. .

and I will be their God, and they a Proving what is bacoeptable unto shall be my people. Wherefore come the Lord,

out from among them, and be ye sea See on Rom. xii. ver. 2. clause 3. parate, saith the Lord, and touch not b See on Rom. xii. ver. 1. clause 2. the unclean thing; and I will receive

you, And will be a Father unto you, VER. 11.


ye shall be my sons and daughters, Και μη συγκοινωνείτε τους έργοις τοις saith the Lord Almighty, 2 Cor. vi.

14-18. ακάρπους του σκότους, μάλλον δε και ελέγ

Now we command you,

brethren, is the name of our Lord χετε. .

Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw youra And have no fellowship with the selves from every brother that walkb unfruitful works of darkness, e but eth disorderly, and not after the trarather reprove them.

dition which he received of us, 2 Thess. å Blessed is the man that walketh iï. 6. And if any man obey not our not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor word by this epistle, note that man, standeth in the way of sinners, nor and have no company with him, that sitteth in the seat of the scornful, he may be ashamed, 14. Perverse Psal. i. 1. Enter not into the path of disputings of men of corrupt minds, the wicked, and go not in the way of and destitute of the truth, supposing evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, that gain is godliness : from such turn from it, and pass away, Prov.iv. withdraw thyself, 1 Tim. vi. 5. And 14, 15. Now I beseech you, breth- I heard another voice from heaven, ren, mark them which cause divisions saying, Come out of her, my people, and offences contrary to the doctrine that ye be not partakers of her sins, which ye have learned; and avoid and that ye receive not of her plagues, them, Rom. xvi. 17. I wrote unto you Rev. xviii. 4. in an epistle not to company with for: b See on Rom. xiii. ver. 12. clause 2. nicators; Yet not altogether with the c See on Matt. xviii. ver. 15. fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with

VER. 12. idolaters; for then must ye needs go Τα γαρ κρυφή γινόμενα υπ' αυτών, αισout of the world. But now I have χρόν εστι και λέγειν. .

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a For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in

VER. 18. secret.

Και μη μεθύσκεσθε οίνο, εν έστιν a See on Rom. i. ver. 24-27. ασωτία, αλλά πληρούσθε εν Πνεύματι, VER. 13.

a Andļe not drunk with wine, wherein is escess;

b but be filled with the Spirit ; Τα δε πάντα ελεγχόμενα, υστο του φωτός φανερούται» πάν γαρ το φανερού

a See on Luke xxi. ver. 34.

b See on Acts ii. ver. 4. clause 1. μενον, φώς εστί. a But all things that are reproved

VER. 19. are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.

Λαλούντες εαυτούς ψαλμούς και ύμνοις

και ωδαίς πνευματικαίς άδοντες και * Or, discovered.

ψάλλοντες εν τη καρδία υμών τω Κυρίου a See on John ii. ver. 20, and 21. a Speaking to yourselves in psalms, clause 1.

and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing VER. 14.

and making melody bin your heart to

the Lord; Διό λέγει: "Έγειραι και καθεύδων, και ανάστα εκ των νεκρών, και επιφαύσει σοι

a See on Matt. xxvi. ver. 30. clause 1. ο Χριστός.

b See on Matt. xv. ver. 8. clause 2. Wherefore, " he saith, a Awake thou

VER. 20. that sleepest, band arise from the dead,

Ευχαριστούντες πάντοτε υπέρ πάντων, Cand Christ shall give thee light.

εν ονόματι του Κυρίου ημών Ιησού Χριστού, *Or, it.

τω Θεώ και σατρίς a Arise, shine ; for thy light is come,

a Giving thanks always for all things and the glory of the Lord is risen

unto God and the Father, b in the name upon thee, Isa. lx. 1.

See also on

of our Lord Jesus Christ; Matt. xxv. ver. 5. clause 2.

a See on ver. 4. clause 3. b See on John v. ver. 25.

b See on John xiv. ver. 13. clause 2. • See on John i. ver. 4. clause 2.

VER. 91.
VER. 15.

"Υποτασσόμενοι αλλήλοις εν φόβο Θεού. Βλέπετε ούν πώς ακριβώς περιπατείτε: μη ως άσοφοι, άλλ' ώς σοφοί»

a Submitting yourselves one to another

bin the fear of God. a See then that ye walk circumspectly,

a See on Matt. XX. ver. 26. clause 1. not as fools, but as wise,

and ver. 27. a See on Col. iv, ver. 5. clause 1.

b See on Acts ix. ver. 31. clause 1. b See on Matt. x. ver. 16. clause 2.

VER. 99.
VER. 16.

Αι γυναίκες, τους ιδίοις ανδράσιν υπο'Εξαγοραζόμενοι τον καιρόν, ότι αι ημέ- τάσσεσθε, ώς τώ Κυρίω και πονηράι είσι.

a Wives, submit yourselves unto your a Redeeming the time, because the

own husbands, bas unto the Lord. days are evil.

a See on 1 Cor. xi, ver. 3. clause 2. a Walk in wisdom toward them

b And whatsoever yedo, do it heartithat are without, redeeming the time,

ly, as to the Lord, and not unto men, Col. iv. 5.

Col. iii. 23.
VER. 17.

VER. 23.
Διά τούτο μη γίνεσθε άφρονες, αλλά
συνιέντες τί το θέλημα του Κυρίου.

"Οτι ο ανήρ έστι κεφαλή της γυναικός,

ώς και ο Χριστός κεφαλή της εκκλησίας: • Wherefore be ye not unuise, but un- και αυτός έστι σωτήρ του σώματος. derstanding what the will of the Lord is.

a For the husband is the head of the a See on Matt. vii. ver. 21. clause 3. wife, heven as Christ is the head of the

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Church: Cand he is the saviour of the be found of him -in peace, without body.

spot, and blameless, 2 Pet. iü. 14. a See on 1 Cor. xi. ver. 3. clause 2.

VER. 28. bSee on Matt. xxviii. ver. 18.

Ούτως οφείλουσιν οι άνδρες αγαπάν της cSee on Matt. XX. ver. 28. clauses

εαυτών γυναίκας, ως τα εαυτών σώματα: 3, 4. and xxvi. ver. 28.

ο αγασών την έαυτού γυναίκα, εαυτόν VER. 24.

αγαπά 'Αλλ' ώσπερ και εκκλησία υποτάσσεται

a So ought men to love their wives as των Χριστώ, ούτω και αι γυναίκες τους their own bodies. He that loveth his wife ιδίοις ανδράσιν εν παντί.

loveth himself.

a See on Matt. xix. ver. 4–6. Therefore, as the Church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their

VER. 29. own husbands in every thing.

Ουδείς γάρ ποτε την εαυτού σάρκα εμίa See on ver. 23.

σησεν, αλλ' εκτρέφει και θάλπει αυτήν,

καθώς και ο Κύριος την εκκλησίαν» VER. 25.

For no man ever yet hated his own Οι άνδρες αγαπάτε τας γυναίκας εαυ- tesh ; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, τών, καθώς και ο Χριστός ηγάπησε την

even as the Lord the church: εκκλησίαν, και εαυτόν παρέδωκεν υπέρ αυτής:

VER. 30. a Husbands, love your wives, beren as "Οτι μέλη εσμέν του σώματος αυτού, Christ also loved the Church, and gave | εκ της σαρκός αυτού, και εκ των οστέων himself for it;

αυτού. a Husbands, love your wives, and a For we are members of his body, of be not bitter against them, Col. iii. his flesh, and of his bones. 19. See also on Μatt. xix. ver. 5, 6. a See on Rom. xii. ver. 5.

See on John xiii. ver. 1. clause 4. c See on Matt. xx. ver. 28. clauses

VER. 31. 3, 4. and xxvi. ver. 28.

'Αντί τούτου καταλείψει άνθρωπος τον

πατέρα αυτού και την μητέρα, και προσ. VER. 26.

κολληθήσεται προς την γυναίκα αυτού, και "Ινα αυτήν αγιάση, καθαρίσας τα λου- έσονται οι δύο εις σάρκα μίαν. τρώ του ύδατος εν ρήματι

a For this cause shall a man leave his a That he might sanctify and cleanse father and mother, and shall be joined it b with the wushing of water cby the unto his wife, and they two shall be one word,

flesh. a See on 1 Cor. i. ver. 8. clause 2.

a See on Matt. xix. ver. 5. • See on Μatt. iii. ver. 6. clause 1.

VER. 39. c See on John xvii. ver. 17. clause 2.

Το μυστήριον τούτο μέγα εστίν εγώ VER. 27.

δε λέγω εις Χριστόν, και εις την εκκλη

σίαν. "Ινα παραστήση αυτήν εαυτώ ένδοξον, την εκκλησίαν μη έχουσαν σπίλαν, ή ρυ This is a great mystery: a but I τίδα, και τι των τοιούτων, αλλ' ένα ή αγία | speak concerning Christ and the Church. και άμωμος:

a See on John iii. ver. 29. a That he might present it to himself a glorious Church, b not having spot, or

VER. 33. wrinkle, or any such thing ; but that it Πλήν και υμείς οι καθ' ένα, έκαστος should be holy and without blemish. την έαυτού γυναίκα ούτως αγαπάτη ως a See on 2 Cor. xi. ver. 2. clause 3.

εαυτόν ή δε γυνή να φοβήται τον άνδρα. • Thou art all fair, my love; there a Nevertheless, let every one of you in is no spot in thee, Cant. iv.7. Where particular so love his wife even as himfore, beloved, seeing that ye look for self; bund the wife see thut she revesuch things, be diligent that ye may rence her husband.

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