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said = continued to say.
Verily I say unto you . See the four similar asseverations, Matthew 10:23 ; Matthew 16:28 , Matthew 23:36 , Matthew 24:34
Verily = Amen. See note on Matthew 5:18 not the some word as in Mark 9:1 Mark 9:2 .
not = in no wise, or by no means. Greek. ou me. App-105 . This solemn asseveration was not needed for being kept alive six days longer. It looked forward to the end of that age.
till . Greek. eos an. The Particle "an" makes the clause conditional: this condition being the repentance of the nation at the call of Peter, Acts 3:19-26 and Compare Mar 28:25 , Mar 28:26 .
have seen = may have seen. Greek. eidon. App-133 .
the kingdom of God . See App-114 .
come = actually come.
with = in. Greek. en. App-104 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 9:9 , Mark 9:4 , Mark 9:8 , Mark 9:10 , Mark 9:16 , Mark 9:19 , Mark 9:24 .
after . Greek. meta. App-104 . Exclusive reckoning. Compare Luke 9:2 (inclusive).
Jesus . See App-98 .
into . Greek. cis. App-104 .
transfigured = transformed. Greek. metmeoiphoa. To change the form or appearance. Occurs only here, Matthew 17:2 ; Romans 12:2 ; and 2 Corinthians 3:18 . Contrast metaschematizo , to transfigure, change the figure, shape, mien, &c. (1 Corinthians 4:6 . 2Co 11:13 , 2 Corinthians 11:14 , 2 Corinthians 11:16 . Philippians 1:3 , Philippians 1:21 ). See App-149 .
shining = gleaming. Greek. stilbo . Occurs only here.
snow. The whiteness of nature.
so as no fuller, &c. A Divine supplement, here.
no. Greek. on . App-105 .
on . Greek. epi . App-104 .
earth . Greek. ge App-129 .
can white them = is able to whiten them. The whiteness of art.
Elias = Elijah. Compare Malachi 4:4 , Malachi 4:5 ,
with = together with. Greek. sun. App-104 . Not the some word as in verses: Mark 9:8 , Mark 9:10 , Mark 9:19 , Mark 8:24 , Mar 8:50 .
Moses . See note on Mark 1:44 .
answered and said. See note on Deuteronomy 1:41 .
Master = Rabbi. App-98 . Not the same word as in Mark 9:17 .
wist = knew. Greek. oida. App-132 .
not . Greek. ou . App-105 . Same word as in verses: Mark 9:18 , Mark 9:28 , Mark 9:30 , Mar 18:37 , Mar 18:39 , Mar 18:40 , Mar 18:44 , Mar 18:46 , Mar 18:48 . Not the same as in Mark 1:39 , Mark 1:41 .
them : i.e. Moses and Elijah.
out of = out from. Greek. ek, App-104 .
My beloved Son = My Son, the beloved.
hear = hear ye. Compare Deuteronomy 18:19 .
suddenly . Greek. exapina. Occurs only here in N.T.
with = in company with. Greek. meta. App-104 .
came = were coming.
from = away from. Greek apo. App-104 .
tell = relate to.
no man = no one.
the Son of man See App-98 .
were = should have.
from = out from. Greek. ek. App-104 .
the dead . No Art. See App-139 .
kept = laid hold of and kept.
with = to. Greek. pros. App-104 .
should mean = is: i.e. "What is the rising from among [other] dead [people]? "
Why say the scribes. ? = Tho scribes say, &c.
first. See Malachi 4:5 , Malachi 4:6 .
verily = indeed. Greek. men. Not the same as in Mark 9:1 .
it is written = it standeth written.
of = upon. Greek. epi. App-104 . Not the same as in Mark 9:17 .
must suffer . See note on Mark 8:31 .
is . . . come = has. . . come.
have done = did.
listed = desired, or liked. Greek. thelo. App-102 .
to . Gr pros. App-104 .
multitude = crowd.
about = around. Greek. peri. App-104 .
the scribes . This particularizing the scribes as questioners is a Divine supplement, here.
And, &c.: Mark 9:15 and Mark 9:16 are also a Divine supplement, here.
straightway . See notes on Mark 1:10 , Mark 1:12
people = crowd. Same word as in Mark 9:14 .
beheld = saw, as in Mark 9:14 .
were greatly amazed. Greek. ekthambeomai = to be greatly astonished. Occurs only here; and Mark 14:33 ; Mark 16:5 , Mark 16:6 .
of from among. Greek. ek . App-104 .
Master = = Teacher. App-98 . Mark 9:1 . Not the same word as in Mark 9:5 .
unto . Greek. pros. App-104 .
spirit . Greek pneuma. App-101 .
he taketh = it seizeth hold of.
he teareth him = it dasheth him down.
and . Note the Figure of speech Polysyndeton, App-6 , emphasizing each detail.
foameth = foameth [at the mouth].
gnasheth = grindeth. This and "pineth away" are a Divine supplement, here.
could not = had not [the] power to.
faithless = without faith; not treacherous, but unbelieving.
generation. See note on Matthew 11:16 .
suffer = bear with.
when he saw Him. A Divine supplement, here.
tare = convulsed.
wallowed foaming. These details are Divine supplements, here,
wallowed = began to roll about.
And He asked, &c. verses: Mark 9:21-27 are a Divine supplement, here.
Of a child = From childhood
to = in order to; or, that it might.
if Thou canst . No doubt is implied. See App-118 .
compassion. Relying on this rather than on the Lord's power.
on . Greek. epi. App-104 .
us . Note the tender sympathy of the father.
If thou canst . Note how the Lord gives back the fathers question, with the same condition implied.
believe . Omitted by T Tr. [A] WH R; not by the Syriac all things. Figure of speech Synecdoche ( App-6 ). All things included in the promise.
the child . Greek. paidion. App-108 .
cried out. Inarticulate.
and said = began to say. Articulate.
Lord . App-98 . B. a.
foul = unclean.
charge = command.
cried = cried out.
rent him = threw him into convulsions.
as one = as though.
said, He is = said that he was.
the = a.
him = it.
This kind . Showing that there are different kinds of spirits.
by. Greek. en. App-104 .
and fasting. Omitted by LT [Tr. ] A WH R; not by the Syriac.
passed through = were passing along through.
through , i.e. not through the cities, but passed along through Galilee past them. Greek. dia App-104 , Mark 9:1 .
would = wished. App-102 .
He taught = He began teaching [Imperf.) The continuation of Mark 8:31
said unto them = said unto them that.
The Son of man. See App-98 . This was the second announcement. See the Structure, "T", p. 1402.
is = will be, or, is to be. Figure of speech Heterosis (of Tense), App-6 .
saying. Greek. rhema (the first time it is thus rendered). Rhema denotes a word, saying, or sentence in its outward form, as made up of words (i.e. Parts of Speech): whereas logos denotes a word or saying as the expression of thought: hence, the thing spoken or written, the account, &c. given.
And He came, &c. 33-35. A Divine supplement, here.
to = into. Greek. eis. App-104 .
in. Greek. en . App-104 . Same as in verses: Mark 9:36-41 , Mark 9:50 ; not the same as in verses: Mark 9:37 , Mark 9:39 , Mark 9:42 .
disputed = were discussing.
among. Greek. pros. App-104 .
had disputed = had been discussing.
greatest = greater.
sat down = took His seat (as Teacher).
called. Denoting solemnity in so doing.
If any man, &c. The condition is assumed as a fact. App-118 .
desire. Greek. thelo App-102 .
shall be = will be.
servant. Greek diakonos, a voluntary servant. Compare Eng. "deacon".
when He had taken him in His arms . This is all one verb (enankalisamenos), and Occurs only here.
in. Greek. epi. App-104 .
John answered. His conscience was touched; for he remembered what he had done, and confessed it.
devils = demons.
not. Greek me. App-105 .
against. Greek. kata . App-104 .
on our part = for ( huper = on our behalf. App-104 .) us.
ye belong to Christ = ye are Christ's.
Christ . App-98 .
shall offend = shall have caused to stumble.
believe in . See App-150 .
better = good.
that = if. A simple hypothesis. App-118 .:2.
a millstone = a great millstone (turned by an ass). Compare Matthew 18:6 ; Luke 17:2 . A Greek and Roman punishment: not Jewish.
if. A contingent hypothesis. App-118 .
offend = (constantly) cause thee to stumble. Not the same word as in Mark 9:42
life. Greek. zoe ( App-170 .) With Art.: i.e. into resurrec tion life, or life eternal. See note on Matthew 9:18 .
hell. Greek. Geenna. See App-131 .
the fire that never shall be quenched = the fire, the unquenchable. Greek. to pur to asbeston. Compare Matthew 3:12 .
worm. See Iea. Mar 66:24 , and compare Exodus 16:20 . Job 7:5 ; Job 17:44 ; Job 19:26 ; Job 21:26 ; Job 24:20 . Isaiah 14:11 . This verse and Mark 9:46 are omitted by T (Tr. ] WH R, not the Syriac.
halt = lame.
the kingdom of God . See App-114 .
hell fire the Geenna of fire. See note on Mark 9:43 .
Where, &c. This is included in all the texts; and is quoted from Isaiah 66:24 .
every one shall be salted with fire . Occurs only here in N.T.
every sacrifice , &c. Some texts omit this clause, but not the Syriac Reference to Pentateuch (Leviticus 2:13 ). This is intro duced by "For", as a reason why the lesser (finite and temporal) evil is "good" compared with the greater (and final) evil. Every sacrifice is salted (to assist the burning), Deuteronomy 29:23 . It is better therefore to endurethe removal of the stumbling-block now, than to be altogether destroyed for ever.
but if , &c. Figure of speech Paraoemia ( App-6 ).
lost his saltness = become saltless.
wherewith = with (Greek. en. App-104 .) what. Compare Matthew 5:13 ; Luke 14:34 .
season it? = restore it?
in = within. (Greek. en ( App-104 .)
one with another = among (Greek. en. App-104 .) yourselves. This refers the whole of vs. 43-50 back to verses: Mark 9:34 , Mark 9:35 ; and shows that the stumbling-blocks mentioned in us. 43-47 are the things that destroy peace among brethren.
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