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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Luke 1

Verse 2

1:2 attendants (c-11) Huperetes . see Note, 1 Corinthians 4:1 .

Verse 6

1:6 ordinances (d-14) Dikaioma . see Romans 1:32 .

Verse 7

1:7 years. (a-16) Lit. 'in their days.'

Verse 9

1:9 temple (b-18) Naos , the shrine.

Verse 13

1:13 John. (c-31) * Meaning, 'Jehovah is gracious.'

Verse 14

1:14 joy (d-7) Or 'thou shalt have joy and rejoicing.'

Verse 15

1:15 Lord, (e-8) 'Jehovah.' from (f-28) The Greek preposition indicates the time from when it would take place. see Galatians 1:15 .

Verse 16

1:16 Lord (e-13) 'Jehovah.'

Verse 17

1:17 Lord (e-35) 'Jehovah.' to (g-24) En . but 'through' would suppose other men, whereas it is here characteristic merely of their own new path. The word for 'thoughts' here is that for 'practical wisdom.'

Verse 18

1:18 years? (h-23) Lit. 'in her days.'

Verse 19

1:19 tidings (i-29) Or 'to bring the glad tidings of these things.' Lit. 'evangelize these things.'

Verse 20

1:20 which (k-30) 'Which are such as shall be.' giving the character, not merely a relative pronoun. I have imitated an expression of the Authorized Version, by adding the article, which though somewhat antiquated, gives in a measure the idea of character, and may serve to distinguish the sense; so ch. 10.42.

Verse 21

1:21 temple. (b-15) Naos , the shrine.

Verse 22

1:22 temple. (b-23) Naos , the shrine. recognised (l-14) As 'know,' Matthew 7:16 .

Verse 25

1:25 Lord (e-4) 'Jehovah.'

Verse 29

1:29 what (a-16) 'Of what nature or character.' what the aim or meaning of it was.

Verse 32

1:32 Highest; (b-12) 'Highest' is a name, Hebrew Elyon . I notice therefore the absence of 'the.' see Genesis 14:18 . God (c-16) 'Jehovah Elohim.' only occurrence in the Gospels.

Verse 33

1:33 ages, (d-12) Or 'for ever;' but it is plural.

Verse 34

1:34 since (e-11) See Note, Matthew 18:32 .

Verse 35

1:35 born (f-30) Or 'begotten.'

Verse 38

1:38 Lord; (g-9) 'Jehovah.' so vers. 66 and 68.

Verse 44

1:44 sounded (h-9) Lit. 'took place.'

Verse 45

1:45 Lord. (g-22) 'Jehovah.' so vers. 66 and 68.

Verse 58

1:58 Lord (g-9) 'Jehovah.' so vers. 66 and 68.

Verse 66

1:66 Lord's (a-21) 'Jehovah.'

Verse 68

1:68 Lord (a-4) 'Jehovah.'

Verse 69

1:69 deliverance (b-7) Or 'salvation.' 'Saved' in ver. 74 is a different word. but the same as 'our deliverer from the coming wrath,' 1 Thessalonians 1:10 .

Verse 71

1:71 deliverance (b-1) Or 'salvation.' 'Saved' in ver. 74 is a different word. but the same as 'our deliverer from the coming wrath,' 1 Thessalonians 1:10 .

Verse 72

1:72 fulfil (c-2) 'To work,' or 'accomplish.' what the fathers had lived on by faith as promised mercy. 'Your father Abraham saw my day and was glad.'

Verse 76

1:76 Lord (a-21) 'Jehovah.'

Verse 77

1:77 deliverance (b-5) Or 'salvation.' 'Saved' in ver. 74 is a different word. but the same as 'our deliverer from the coming wrath,' 1 Thessalonians 1:10 .

Verse 78

1:78 dayspring (d-13) Lit. 'rising.' see Revelation 7:2 , 'sunrising.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Luke 1". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/luke-1.html. 1857-67.