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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Hebrews 13


1:1 formerly (g-11) Or 'of old.'

Verse 3

13:3 (i-1) See Note c, ch. 2.6.

Verse 4

13:4 honour, (k-8) Or 'Let marriage be held in honour amongst all.' The expression does not mean simply that the marriage tie is to be respected when in it, and kept pure, but that the tie itself was to be held in honour. In purity of walk that was done by the married no doubt, but not in every case.

Verse 5

13:5 thee. (l-27) Joshua 1:5 . See also Deuteronomy 31:6 .

Verse 6

13:6 me? (m-24) Psalms 118:6 .

Verse 7

13:7 conversation, (n-19) i.e. 'conduct,' 'manner of life,' as 1 Timothy 4:12 .

Verse 10

13:10 serve (o-14) Latreuo , as chs. 9.9; 12.28; 13.10.

Verse 20

13:20 brought (a-7) Lit. 'the bringer again;' the article and participle give the character without relation to time. power (b-24) Or 'in virtue of,' en . covenant, (c-31) See Ezekiel 37:26 .

Verse 21

13:21 doing (d-9) Aorist, 'to the having done it.' doing (e-13) Or 'producing.' the present tense, 'God working in them continually.'

Verse 23

13:23 soon, (f-16) 'Sooner than perhaps he may.' see John 13:27 , 'quickly;' 1 Timothy 3:14 , 'more quickly.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Hebrews 13". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.