it came to pass. A Hebraism. See Luke 2:1.
as He was praying = in(Greek. en. App-104.)
His praying. The sixth of seven such occasions.
praying. Greek. proseuchomai. App-134.
in. Greek. en. App-104. Not the same word as in verses: Luke 11:2, Luke 11:6, Luke 11:7, Luke 11:33 -.
when = as.
unto = to. Greek. pros. App-104. Not the same word as in verses: Luke 11:24, Luke 11:51.
Lord. Note the disciple"s form of address.
as = even as.
heaven = the
heavens. See note on Matthew 6:9, Matthew 6:10.
Hallowed = Sanctified.
Thy name. See note on Psalms 20:1.
Thy kingdom. See App-111, 112, 113, 114.
come = Let . . . come.
be done = come to pass. heaven (singular) See note on Matthew 6:9, Matthew 6:10.
in = upon. Greek. epi. App-104.
earth. Greek. ge. App-129.
day by day = according to (Greek. kata. App-104.)the day.
daily. Greek. epiousias. See note on Matthew 6:11.
bread. Put by Figure of speech Synecdoche(of the Part), App-6, for food in general.
forgive. See note on Luke 3:3. James 5:15.
sins. Trespasses comes from Tyndale"s Version.
lead = bring.
not. Greek. me. App-105. Not the same word as in verses: Luke 11:7, Luke 11:8, Luke 11:38, Luke 11:40, Luke 11:44, Luke 11:46, Luke 11:52.
into. Greek. eis. App-104.
temptation = trial or testing. from = away
from. Greek. apo. App-104. Not the same word as in verses: Luke 11:16, Luke 11:31.
evil = the evil, or the evil one, denoting active harmfulness.
And He said, &c. Verses 5-10 are peculiar to Luke.
of = among. Greek. ek. App-104.
lend. Greek. chrao. Occurs only here.
For = Since.
in = off. Greek. ek. App-104.
to. Greek. pros. App-104. Not the same word as in Luke 11:37.
nothing to = not (Greek. ou. App-105) what I may.
now = already. The door would on no account be opened to a stranger at night.
children. Greek. paidion. App-108.
with. Greek. meta. App-104. Not the same word as in verses: Luke 11:20, Luke 11:37. A whole family will sleep in one room, in the garments worn by day, in one large bed.
in. Greek. eis. App-104.
cannot = am not (Greek. ou. App-105) able to.
not. Greek. ou. App-105.
because = on account of. Greek. dia. App-104. Luke 11:2.
importunity = shamelessness, impudence. Greek. anaideia. Occurs only here in N.T.
Ask. seek. knock. Note the Figure of speech Anabasis (App-6). Ask. Greek. aiteo. Always used of an inferior to a superior. Never used of the Lord to the Father.
If, &c. = Shall a son ask, &c.
any = which.
if, &c. App-118.
a fish = a fish also
for = instead. Greek. anti. App-104.
if. Greek. ean, App-118. b.
offer = give to.
know. Greek. oida. App-132.
heavenly = out of (Greek. ek. App-104.) heaven.
the Holy Spirit = spiritual gifts. No articles. Greek. pneuma hagion. See App-101. Note the five contrasts. A loaf, a stone; a fish, a serpent; an egg, a scorpion; temporal gifts, spiritual gifts; earthly fathers, the heavenly Father.
devil = demon.
the dumb spake = the dumb [man] spake.
through = by. Greek en. App-104.
Beelzebub. Aramaean. See on Matthew 10:25. App-94.
others. Greek. Plural of heteros. App-124.
of = from. Greek. para. App-104.
from = out of. Greek. ek. App-104.
heaven. Singular, as in Luke 11:2.
thoughts = intents, purposes, or machinations. Greek. dianoema. Occurs only here in N.T.
against. Greek. epi. App-104.
brought to desolation. Greek. eremoo. Occurs only here, Matthew 12:25; and Revelation 17:16; Revelation 18:17, Revelation 18:19.
Beelzebub. Aramaean, as in Luke 11:15. See note on Matthew 10:25. This is the "unpardonable sin". See Mark 8:28-30.
by. Greek en. App-104.
therefore = on this account. Greek. dia. App-104. Luke 11:2.
with = by. Greek. en, as in Luke 11:19. Compare Matthew 3:11.
the finger of God. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6See Exodus 8:19. Finger, here, put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Subject), App-6, for the Holy Spirit Himself.
the kingdom of God. See App-114.
come upon you. With suddenness and surprise Greek. phthano. Occurances elsewhere: Matthew 12:28. Romans 9:31, 2 Corinthians 10:14. Philippians 1:3, Philippians 1:16. 1 Thessalonians 2:16; 1 Thessalonians 4:15.
a = the.
armed = fully armed: from head to foot. Compare Matthew 12:28. Greek. kathoplizomai. Occurs only here in N.T.
keepeth = guardeth.
his palace = his own court. Greek. aule. Matthew 26:3, Matthew 26:58, Matthew 26:69
goods = possessions.
when = as soon as.
taketh = taketh away. Same word as in Luke 8:12.
all his armour = his panoply. Occurs only here, any Ephesians 6:11, Ephesians 6:13.
wherein = on (Greek. epi. App-104.) which.
trusted = had trusted.
spoils. Compare Mark 5:5. Occurs only here.
unclean. See Luke 4:33.
spirit : i.e. demon. See App-101.
of = away from. Greek. apo. App-104.
man. Greek. anthropos. App-123. Not the same word as in verses: Luke 11:31, Luke 11:32.
through. Greek. dia. App-104.
dry = waterless. Compare Isaiah 13:21, Isaiah 13:22; Isaiah 34:14, &c.
none = not (Greek. me. App-105) [any].
unto. Greek. eis. App-104.
garnished = adorned.
taketh = taketh to. Compare Matthew 7:21.
other = different. Greek. heteros. App-124.
dwell = settle down.
is = becomes.
as He spake = in (Greek. en. App-104.) His speaking.
company = crowd.
Blessed = Happy.
hast sucked = didst suck.
And when, &c. peculiar to Luke.
were gathered = were gathering. Occurs only here.
This, &c. See note on Matthew 11:18.
evil. Greek. poneros. App-128. Compare Matthew 12:34.
sign. Greek. semeion. App-176.
Jonas = Jonah. See notes on p. 1247.
as = even as.
was = became.
the Ninevites. They must therefore have known of the miracle connected with him.
also the Son of man = the Son of man also.
the Son of man. See App-98.
this generation. See note on Luke 11:29.
The queen of the south. See . 2 Chronicles 9:1-12.
rise up. From the dead.
men. Greek. Plural of aner. App-128.
condemn. Greek katakrino. App-122.
utmost parts = the ends.
behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6.
a greater = something more. Compare Matthew 12:6.
rise up = stand up as witnesses. Not the same word as "rise up "in Luke 11:31. App-178.
repented. See App-111.
at. Greek. eis. App-104.
preaching = proclamation. See App-121.
No man, &c. Repeated here from Matthew 5:15.
Greek. oudeis = no one, compound of ou. App-105.
candle = lamp. See App-130.
secret place = cellar, or vault. All the texts read krupte (crypt).
under. Greek. hupo. App-104.
a bushel = the corn measure. Compare Matthew 5:15. on. Greek. epi. App-104.
a candlestick = the lampstand. App-180.
light = lamp. Same word as "candle "in Luke 11:33. See App-130.
eye. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Subject), App-6, for the eyesight.
single = sound: referring to the eyesight as "good", Occ:. only here and Matthew 6:22.
full of light = illuminated.
evil. Greek. poneros. See App-128.
full of darkness = dark.
Take heed = Seq. Greek. skopeo. Occurs only here Romans 16:17. 2 Corinthians 4:18. Galatians 1:6, Galatians 1:1. Philippians 1:2, Philippians 1:4; Philippians 3:17,
light. Greek phos. See App-130.
no. Greek. me. App-105.
the bright shining of a candle = the lamp with its brilliance.
doth give thee light = may light thee. Greek. photizo. Compare App-130.
as He spake = literal in (Greek. en. App-104.) His speaking.
besought = asked. App-134.
to dine = that he would dine,
dine = take breakfast. Greek. aristao, not deipneo. The morning meal after returning from the synagogue. Occurs (with the noun) only here; Luke 14:12. Matthew 22:4. John 21:12, John 21:15.
with = beside. Greek para. App-104.
sat down to meat = reclined Himself.
washed = performed His ablutions. App-115and App-136.
before. Greek. pro. App-104.
dinner. Greek. ariston. See note on "dine", Luke 11:37.
clean: i. a. ceremonially clean.
platter = dish. See note on Matthew 14:8.
ravening and wickedness = wicked greed. Figure of speech Hendiadys. App-6.
Ye fools. Fools = senseless ones. Greek. aphron. The first of eleven occurances.
But rather, &c. = Nevertheless [ye say] "give alms", &c. This was the great meritorious work. supposed to cleanse or make amends for everything.
such things as ye have = the things that are within. Greek. ta enonta. Occurs only here in N.T.
ye tithe = ye tithe, or pay or take tithes. Greek. epode katoo. Occurs only here; Luke 18:12. Matthew 23:23; and Hebrews 7:5.
all manner of herbs = every herb. Figure of speech Synecdoche (of the Genus), App-6, for all tithable herbs.
pass over = pass by, as in Mark 6:48.
judgment. A Hebraism = justice. App-177.
the love of God. Genitive of relation (App-17.), meaning the love required by God, as admitted by the lawyer (Luke 10:27).
ought ye to have done = it behoved you to do.
leave . . . undone = leave aside. But most of the texts read "pass by", as in the preceding clause.
uppermost. Same as "chief" in Matthew 23:6.
hypocrites. Theodotion"s rendering of Job 34:30, and Job 36:13, and Aquila and Theod. in Job 15:34, and by Aquila, Syria., and Theod. in Proverbs 11:9, Isaiah 33:14, and Septuagint in Isaiah 32:6, show that the word had come to mean not merely "false pretence", but positive impiety or wickedness.
appear not = are unseen.
that walk over them = who walk about above them.
aware = know. Greek. oida. App-132.
lawyers = teachers of the law. Greek. nomikos. Not the same as in Luke 5:17.
Master = Teacher. App-98.
thus = these things.
reproachest = insultest.
lade. Compare "heavy laden", Matthew 11:28.
grievous. This refers to the innumerable precepts of the Oral Law, now embodied in the Talmud. Greek. dusbastaktos. Occurs only here and Matthew 23:4 in N.T.
touch. Greek. prospsauo = to touch gently. A medical word, used of feeling the pulse or a sore place on the body. Occurs only here.
ye build = ye are building.
sepulchres = tombs. See Matthew 23:29.
Truly = So then.
that ye allow = and give your full approval to.
the Wisdom of God. This is Christ Himself; for in Matthew 23:34 this is exactly what He did say. It is not a quotation from the O.T., or any apocryphal book. I will send, &c. This He did, in and during the dispensation of the Acts. Compare Matthew 22:1-7.
them = unto (Greek. eis. App-104.) them.
prophets and apostles. See note on Ephesians 2:20.
all the prophets. Compare Luke 6:23.
shed = poured out. Same word as in Luke 22:20.
foundation, &c. See note on Proverbs 8:22. Matthew 13:35.
world. Greek kosmos. See App-129.
required. Greek ekzeteo. Occurs also Acts 15:17. Romans 3:11. Hebrews 11:6; Hebrews 12:17. 1 Peter 1:10.
of. Greek. apo. App-104,
this generation. See note on Matthew 11:16.
Abel. Genesis 4:8. App-117.
Zacharias. See note on Matthew 23:35.
the altar. Of burnt offering,
the temple. Greek. the house: i.e. the naos, or Sanctuary. See note on Matthew 23:16,
verily. See note on Matthew 5:18.
key. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6, for entrance to and acquirement of knowledge. Compare Malachi 2:8.
hindered = forbade, as in Luke 9:49.
said = was saying.
to urge Him vehemently = to urgently press upon Him.
provoke Him to speak. Greek apostomatizo. Occurs only here. The Papyri show that from its original meaning (to dictate what was to be written) it had come to mean "to examine by questioning a pupil as to what he had been taught". Here, therefore, they were not questioning for information, but for grounds of accusation.
of = concerning. Greek. peri. App-104.
many = very many.
Laying wait for = watching. Only here and Acts 23:21.
catch. Both are hunting expressions.
out of. Greek ek. App-104. Not the same word as in Luke 11:24.
that, &c. T [Tr. ] WH R omit.
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