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the living God; not in tables of stone, be their God, Ezek. xi. 20. And ye but in fleshy tables of the heart, shall dwell in the land that I gave to 2 Cor. iii. 3. But if the ministration your fathers, and ye shall be my peoof death, written and engraven in ple, and I will be your God, xxxvi. stones, was glorious, so that the chil. 28. My tabernacle also shall be with dren of Israel could not stedfastly be- them : yea, I will be their God, and hold the face of Moses for the glory of they shall be my people, xxxvii. 27. his countenance ; which glory was to So the house of Israel shall know that be done away: How shall not the mi- I am the LORD their God from that nistration of the Spirit be rather glo- day and forward, xxxix. 22. Yet the rious? 7, 8. Of his own will begat he number of the children of Israel shall us with the word of truth, that we be as the sand of the sea, which canshould be a kind of firstfruits of his not be measured nor numbered ; and creatures, Jam. i. 18. Wherefore lay it shall come to pass, that in the apart all filthiness and superfluity of place where it was said unto them, naughtiness, and receive with meek Ye are not my people, there it shall be ness the engrafted word, which is able said unto them, Ye are the sons of the to save your souls, 21. Being born living God, Hosea i. 10. And I will again, not of corruptible seed, but of sow her unto me in the earth ; and I incorruptible, by the word of God, will have mercy upon her that had not which liveth and abideth for ever, obtained mercy; and I will say to them 1 Pet. i. 23.
which were not my people, Thou art © But now they desire a better my people ; and they shall say, Thou country, that is, an heavenly; where - art my God, ii. 23. And I will bring fore God is not ashamed to be them, and they shall dwell in the midst called their God : for he hath pre. of Jerusalem; and they shall be my pared for them a city, Heb. xi. 16. people, and I will be their God, in And I will establish my covenant be- truth and in righteousness, Zech. viii. tween me and thee, and thy seed after | 8. And I will bring the third part thee, in their generations for an ever- through the fire, and will refine them lasting covenant, to be a God unto as silver is refined, and will try them thee, and to thy seed after thee. And as gold is tried : they shall call on I will give unto thee, and to thy seed my name, and I will hear them: I will after thee, the land wherein thou art say, It is my people; and they shall a stranger, all the land of Canaan say, The Lord is my God, xiii. 9. I for an everlasting possession; and I am the God of Abraham, and the will be their God, Gen. xvii. 7, 8. God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? My beloved is mine, and I am his : he God is not the God of the dead, but of feedeth among the lilies, Cant. ii. 16. the living, Matt. xxii. 32. And what And I will give them an heart to know agreement hath the temple of God me, that I am the Lord: and they with idols ? for ye are the temple of shall be my people, and I will be their the living God; as God bath said, I God : for they shall return unto me will dwell in them, and walk in them; with their whole heart, Jer. xxiv. 7. and I will be their God, and they shall At the same time, saith the Lord, be my people, 2 Cor. vi. 16. will I be the God of all the families d Now therefore, if ye will obey my of Israel, and they shall be my peo- voice indeed, and keep my covenant, ple, xxxi. 1. But this shall be the co then ye shall be a peculiar treasure venant that I will make with the unto me above all people : for all the house of Israel; After those days, earth is mine. And ye shall be unto saith the LORD, I will put my law in me a kingdom of priests, and an holy their inward parts, and write it in nation. These are the words which their hearts; and will be their God, thou shalt speak unto the children of and they shall be my people, 33. And Israel, Exod. xix. 5, 6. As he saith they shall be my people, and I will also in Osee, I will call them my peobe their God, xxxii. 38. That they ple, which were not my people ; and may walk in my statutes, and keep her beloved, which was not beloved. mine ordinances and do them: and And it shall some to pass, that in the they shall be my people, and I will place where it was said unto them, VOL. III.
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A, D. 64. Ye are not my people; there shall b Then the king of Assyria comthey be called the children of the liv- manded, saying, Carry thither one of ing God, Rom. ix. 25, 26. Who gave the priests whom ye brought from himself for us, that he might redeem thence; and let them go and dwell us from all iniquity, and purify unto there, and let him teach them the himself a peculiar people, zealous of manner of the God of the land. Then good works, Tit. ii. 14. But ye are one of the priests whom they had a chosen generation, a royal priest- carried away from Samaria came and hood, an holy nation, a peculiar peo- dwelt in Beth-el, and taught them how ple; that ye should shew forth the they should fear the LORD, 2 Kings praises of him who hath called you out xvii. 27, 28. And thou, Solomon my of darkness into his marvellous light: son, know thou the God of thy fa. Which in time past were not a people, ther, and serve him with a perfect but are now the people of God : which beart and with a willing mind : for had not obtained mercy, but now have the LORD searcheth all hearts, and obtained mercy, 1 Pet. ii. 9, 10. understandeth all the imaginations of VER. 11.
the thoughts: if thou seek him, he
will be found of thee; but if thou forKai où min didátwow ixactos TÒ Tan sake him, he will cast thee off for ever, chov avtoü, xal inactOS Tòr ådea pày aito, 1 Chron, xxviii. 9. And Hezekiah λέγων· ώθι τον Κύριον· ότι πάντες ειδή- epake comfortably unto all the Levites σουσί με, από μικρού αυτ έως μεγάλου | that taught the good knowledge of the αυτών,
LORD: and they did eat throughout And a they shall not teach every man the feast seven days, offering peacehis neighbour, and every man his brother, offerings, and making confession to suying, Know the Lord : for all the LORD God of their fathers, shall know me, from the least to the Chron. Xxx. 92. And thou, Ezra, greatest.
after the wisdom of thy God, that is a And many people shall go and say, in thine hand, set magistrates and Come ye, and let us go up to the judges, which may judge all the peomountain of the LORD, to the house ple that are beyond the river, all such of the God of Jacob; and he will as know the laws of thy God; and teach us of his ways, and we will teach ye them that know them not, walk in his paths : for out of Zion Ezra vii. 25. shall go forth the law, and the word c And I will give them an heart to of the Lord from Jerusalem, Isa. ï. know me, that I am the LORD: and 3. And all thy children shall be taught they shall be my people, and I will of the LORD, and great shall be the be their God : for they shall retum peace of thy children, liv. 13. And unto me with their whole heart, Jer. they shall teach no more every man xxiv. 7. Thus shall they know that I his neighbour, and every man his bro- the LORD their God am with them, ther, saying, Know the LORD : for and that they, even the house of Israel, they shall all know me, from the least are my people, saith the LORD God, of them unto the greatest of them, Ezek. xxxiv. 30. And we know that saith the LORD: for I will forgive the Son of God is come, and hath their iniquity, and I will remember given us an understanding that we their sins no more, Jer. xxxi. 34. It may know him that is true, and we is written in the prophets, And they are in him that is true, even in his Son shall be all taught of God. Every Jesus Christ. This is the true God, man therefore that hath heard, and and eternal life, 1 John v. 20. See hath learned of the Father, cometh also on Matt. viii. ver. 11. clause 1. unto me, John vi. 45. But the anoint. d For from the least of them even ing which ye have received of him unto the greatest of them every one is abideth in you, and ye need not that given to covetousness; and from the any man teach you : but as the same prophet even unto the priest every anointing teacheth yon of all things, one dealeth falsely, Jer. vi. 13. Then and is truth, and is no lie, and even all the captains of the forces, and Jo. as it hath taught you, ye shall abide hanan the son of Kareah, and Jezain him, 1 John ii. 27.
niah the son of Hoshaiah, and all the
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A. D. 64. people from the least even unto the not be found : for I will pardon them greatest, came near, xli. 1. Then whom I reserve, I. 20. He will turn called he Johanan the son of Kareah, again, he will have compassion upon and all the captains of the forces which us; he will subdue our iniquities ; were with him, and all the people from and thou wilt cast all their sins into the least even to the greatest, 8. And the depths of the sea, Micah vii. 19. I will take the remnant of Judah, that See also on Matt. ix. ver. 2. clause 4. have set their faces to go into the
VER. 13. land of Egypt to sojourn there, and they shall all be consumed, and fall in
'Εν τω λέγειν καινήν, πεπαλαίωκε την the land of Egypt; they shall even be πρώτην: το δε παλαιούμενον και γηράσκον, consumed by the sword and by the farris aparcu. mine : they shall die, from the least
In that he saith, a A new covenant, even unto the greatest, by the sword he hath made the first old. Now that and by the famine : and they shall be which decayeth and wareth old is Cready an execration, and an astonishment, to vanish away. and a curse, and a reproach, xliv. 12,
2 See on ver, 8. To whom they all gave heed, from the
1) If therefore perfection were by least to the greatest, saying, This the Levitical Priesthood, (for under it man is the great power of God, Acts the people received the law,) what viii. 10.
further need was there that another
Priest should rise after the order of VER. 12. "Oto Mews is ouai tais ådınlats attāv, the order of Aaron? For the Priest
Melchisedec, and not be called after και των αμαρτιών αυτών και των ανομιών | hood being changed, there is made of αυτών ου μή μνησθώ έτι. For a I will be merciful to their un- Heb. vii. 11, 12. For there is verily
necessity a change also of the law, righteousness, and their sins and their ini
a disannulling of the commandment quities will I remember no more.
going before for the weakness and una This is the covenant that I will profitableness thereof. For the law make with them after those days, saith made nothing perfect, but the bringing the Lord, I will put my laws into their in of a better hope did; by the which hearts, and in their minds will I write we draw nigh" unto God, 18, 19. them ; And their sins and iniquities Which was a figure for the time then will I remember no more, Heb. x. 16, present, in which were offered both 17. Remember not the sins of my gifts and sacrifices, that could not youth, nor my transgressions : accord- make him that did the service pering to thy mercy remember thou me fect, as pertaining to the conscience; for thy goodness' sake, O LORD, Psal. Which stood only in meats and drinks, xxv, 7. Iniquities prevail against me: and divers washings, and carnal ordias for our transgressions, thou shalt nances, imposed on them until the purge them away, lxv. 3. I, even I, time of reformation, ix. 9, 10. um he that blotteth out thy transgres Lift up your eyes to the heavens, sions for mine own sake, and will not and look upon the earth beneath : for remember thy sins, Isa. xliii. 25. I the heavens shall vanish away like have blotted out, as a thick cloud, tby smoke, and the earth shall wax old transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy like a garment, and they that dwell sins : return unto me; for I have re- therein shall die in like manner : but deemed thee, xliv. 22. And I will my salvation shall be for ever, and cleanse them from all their iniquity, my righteousness shall not be abolishwhereby they have sinned against ed, Isa. li.6. me; and I will pardon all their ini
CHAP. X-VER. 1. quities, whereby they have sinned,
Είχε μεν ούν και η πρώτη σκηνή δικαιώand whereby they have transgressed against me, Jer. xxxiii. 8. In those para darpeles, tó, ti åysov xos puexóv. days, and in that time, saith the Then verily a the first covenant bhad LORD, the iniquity of Israel shall be also * ordinances of divine service, C and sought for, and there shall be none; a worldly sanctuary. and the sins of Judah, and they shall
* Or, ceremonies.
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a For if that first covenant bad been bernacle, which the Lord pitched, faultless, then should no place have and not man, viii. 2. And let them been sought for the second, Heb. viii. make me a sanctuary; that I may 7. In that he saith, A new covenant, dwell among them, Exod. xxv. 8. he hath made the first old. Now that
VER. 2. which decayeth and waxeth old is ready to vanish away, 13.
Σκηνή γαρ κατεσκευάσθη η πρώτη, εν b Which stood only in meats and | ή ή τε λυχνία και η τράπεζα, και η πρόθεdrinks, and divers washings, and σις τών άρτων, ήτις λέγεται αγία. carnal ordinances, imposed on them For there was a a tabernacle made ; until the time of reformation, ver. 10. 6 the first, wherein was the candlestick, After the doings of the land of Egypt, and the table, and the shewbread; which wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do : is called * the sanctuary. and after the doings of the land of
• Or, holy. Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do: neither shall ye walk in their a Moreover thou shalt make the ordinances. Ye shall do my judg- tabernacle with ten curtains of fine ments, and keep mine ordinances, to twined linen, and blue, and purple, walk therein : I am the LORD your and scarlet : with cherubims of cunGod, Lev. xviii. 3, 4. Therefore shall ning work shalt thou make them. The ye keep mine ordinances, that ye length of one curtain shall be eight commit not any one of these abomina- and twenty cubits, and the breadth ble customs, which were committed of one curtain four cubits : and every before you, and that ye defile not your one of the curtains shall have one selves therein; I um the LORD your measure. The five curtains shall be God, 30. They shall therefore keep coupled together one to another; mine ordinance, lest they bear sin for and other five curtains shall be coupled it, and die therefore, if they profane one to another. And thou shalt make it: I the LORD do sanctify them, loops of blue upon the edge of the one xxii. 9. They shall leave none of it curtain from the selvedge in the coupuntil the morning, nor break any bone ling; and likewise shalt thou make of it: according to all the ordinances in the uttermost edge of another curof the passover they shall keep it, tain, in the coupling of the second. Numb.ix. 12. And if they be ashamed Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one of all that they have done, shew them curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou the form of the house, and the fashion make in the edge of the curtain that thereof, and the goings out thereof, is in the coupling of the second; that and the comings in thereof, and all the loops may take hold of one anothe forms thereof, and all the ordi- ther. And thou shalt make fifty nances thereof, and all the forms taches of gold, and couple the curthereof, and all the laws thereof : tains together with the taches : and and write it in their sight, that they it shall be one tabernacle. And thou may keep the whole form thereof, and sbalt make curtains of goats' hair to all the ordinances thereof, and do be a covering upon the tabernacle: them, Ezek. xliii. 11. And they were eleven curtains shalt thou make. The both righteous before God, walking length of one curtain shall be thirty in all the commandments and ordi- cubits, and the breadth of one curtain nances of the LORD blameless, Luke four cubits: and the eleven curtains i. 6.
shall be all of one measure. And thou • Which stood only in meats and shalt couple five curtains by them. drinks, and divers washings, and selves, and six curtains by themselves, carnal ordinances, imposed on them and shalt double the sixth curtain in until the time of reformation. But the forefront of the tabernacle. And Christ being come an High Priest of thou shalt make fifty loops on the good things to come, by a greater and edge of the one curtain that is outmore perfect tabernacle, not made most in the coupling, and fifty loops with hands, that is to say, not of this in the edge of the curtain which building, ver. 10, 11. A minister coupleth the second. And thou shalt of the sanctuary, and of the true ta- I make fifty taches of brass, and put
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the taches into the loops, and couple | the boards with gold, and make their the tent together, that it may be one. rings of gold for places for the bars : And the remnant that remaineth of and thou shalt overlay the bars with the curtains of the tent, the half cur. gold. And thou shalt rear up the tain that remaineth, shall bang over tabernacle according to the fashion the backside of the tabernacle. And thereof which was shewed thee in the a cubit on the one side, and a cubit mount, Exod. xxvi. 1–30. And every on the other side of that which re- wisehearted man among them that maineth in the length of the curtains wrought the work of the tabernacle of the tent, it shall hang over the sides made ten curtains of fine twined of the tabernacle on this side and on linen, and blue, and purple, and that side, to cover it. And thou shalt scarlet: with cherubims of cunning make a covering for the tent of rams' work made he them. The length of skins dyed red, and a covering above one curtain was twenty and eight cuof badgers' skins. And thou shalt bits, and the breadth of one curtain make boards for the tabernacle of four cubits; the curtains were all of shittim wood standing up. Ten cubits one size. And he coupled the five shall be the length of a board, and a curtains one unto another : and the cubit and a half shall be the breadth other five curtains he coupled one of one board. Two tenons shall there unto another. And he made loops of be in one board, set in order one blue on the edge of one curtain from against another: thus shalt thou make the selvedge in the coupling : likewise for all the boards of the tabernacle. he made in the uttermost side of anoAnd thou shalt make the boards for ther curtain, in the coupling of the the tabernacle, twenty boards on the second. Fifty loops made he in one south side southward. And thou shalt curtain, and fifty loops made he in make forty sockets of silver under the the edge of the curtain which was in twenty boards; two sockets under the coupling of the second : the loops one board for his two tenons, and two held one curtain to another. And he sockets under another board for his made fifty taches of gold, and coupled two tenons. And for the second side the curtains one unto another with the of the tabernacle on the north side taches: so it became one tabernacle. there shall be twenty boards : And And he made curtains of goats' hair their forty sockets of silver; two for the tent over the tabernacle : sockets under one board, and two eleven curtains he made them. The sockets under another board. And length of one curtain was thirty cubits, for the sides of the tabernacle west- and four cubits was the breadth of one ward thou shalt make six boards. curtain : the eleven curtains were of And two boards shalt thou make for one size. And he coupled five curthe corners of the tabernacle in the tains by themselves, and six curtains two sides. And they shall be coupled by themselves. And he made fifty together beneath, and they shall be loops upon the uttermost edge of the coupled together above the head of it curtain in the coupling, and fifty loops unto one ring : thus shall it be for made he upon the edge of the curtain them both; they shall be for the two which coupleth the second. And he corners. And they shall be eight made fifty taches of brass to couple boards, and their sockets of silver, the tent together, that it might be one. sixteen sockets; two sockets under And he made a covering for the tent one board, and two sockets under of rams' skins dyed red, and a coveranother board. And thou shalt make ing of badgers' skins above that. And bars of sbittim wood; five for the he made boards for the tabernacle boards of the one side of the taber- of shittim wood, standing up. The nacle, And five bars for the boards of length of a board was ten cubits, and the other side of the tabernacle, and the breadth of a board one cubit and five bars for the boards of the side of the a balf. One board had two tenons, tabernacle, for the two sides west- equally distant one from another : ward. And the middle bar in the thus did he make for all the boards midst of the boards shall reach from of the tabernacle. And he made end to end. And thou shalt overlay boards for the tabernacle ; twenty