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Abbott's Illustrated New Testament
2 Corinthians 13



Verse 1

I am coming; that I have formed the intention of coming.--In the mouth, &c.; Deuteronomy 19:15. In a manner somewhat analogous, he was to bear his repeated testimony before them.

Verse 3

Of Christ speaking in me; of my claim to authority from Christ. Which; that is, Christ.

Verse 4

Through weakness; in his state of humiliation.

Verse 5

Reprobates; sinners guilty and condemned.

Verse 7

Not that we should, &c.; that is, not for that purpose.--As reprobates, so regarded.

Verse 10

Should use sharpness; should feel urged to reproach, you with even greater severity.


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Abbott, John S. C. & Abbott, Jacob. "Commentary on 2 Corinthians 13:4". "Abbott's Illustrated New Testament". 1878.

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Friday, October 30th, 2020
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30
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