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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Matthew 21

1:11 away (a-14) In those days conquerors transported conquered nations to distant seats, and replaced them by others, that national feeling might not subsist, but dependence be complete. 'Carrying away' is feeble for this, but I know no other word.

Verse 1

21:1 to (d-6) to (d-10) Eis , the point they were going towards. at (e-12) Pros , that 'in the presence of,' 'at which' they were. ( Pros with accusative is 'at,' if the place is reached.)

Verse 4

21:4 saying, (f-18) Zechariah 9:9 .

Verse 5

21:5 foal (g-24) Lit. 'son of one under yoke.'

Verse 9

21:9 saying, (h-12) Psalms 118:25-26 . Hosanna signifies 'Save now.' Lord; (i-29) As ch. 1.22.

Verse 12

21:12 temple (a-6) temple, (a-19) Hieron , the general buildings, not the shrine; so vers. 14,15.

Verse 13

21:13 written, (b-8) Isaiah 56:7 . robbers. (c-26) Jeremiah 7:11 .

Verse 16

21:16 read, (d-19) Psalms 8:2 .

Verse 17

21:17 leaving (e-2) As ch. 16.4.

Verse 33

21:33 householder (a-7) Lit. 'a man, a householder.'

Verse 41

21:41 who (b-20) Hostis . as ch. 19.12. render (c-22) There is no good English word for this. it means that a part of the fruit or wine is paid in kind according to agreement, instead of a fixed rent. So with all kinds of produce. But we can hardly say 'pay fruits,' nor 'give,' nor indeed, 'render,' but there is nothing better than this last.

Verse 42

21:42 scriptures, (d-11) Psalms 118:22-23 . corner-stone. (e-23) Lit. 'Head of corner.' this (f-24) 'This' refers grammatically to 'corner-stone.'

Verse 45

21:45 spoke (g-15) Lit. 'speaks.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Matthew 21". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/matthew-21.html. 1857-67.