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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Matthew 23

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 5

23:5 phylacteries (b-17) * See 'frontlets,' Deuteronomy 6:8 and 11.18. borders (c-21) * See Numbers 15:37-39 .

Verse 8

23:8 instructor, (d-12) Or 'guide,' 'guides.'

Verse 10

23:10 instructors, (d-4) instructor, (d-9) Or 'guide,' 'guides.'

Verse 11

23:11 greatest (e-3) Lit. 'greater.' see Note, ch. 18.1.

Verse 14

23:14 (f-0) Verse 14 of A.V. is not in the best MSS.

Verse 15

23:15 hell (g-35) Gehenna.

Verse 16

23:16 temple, (h-13) temple, (h-26) Naos , the house; properly speaking, the shrine. debtor. (i-30) * i.e. under obligation to keep the oath.

Verse 17

23:17 temple (h-12) Naos , the house; properly speaking, the shrine.

Verse 21

23:21 temple (h-7) Naos , the house; properly speaking, the shrine. dwells (k-15) Or 'has taken his abode.'

Verse 25

23:25 intemperance. (a-29) Or 'self-indulgence,' want of self-restraint in feeding one's lust.

Verse 27

23:27 which (b-14) 'Which are such as.'

Verse 33

23:33 hell? (c-12) Gehenna.

Verse 35

23:35 temple (d-33) Naos , the house itself -- the shrine.

Verse 37

23:37 I (e-20) Lit. 'I have willed,' 'desired.'

Verse 39

23:39 wise (f-10) A strengthened negative. say, (g-16) Psalms 118:26 . Lord. (h-27) Without an article, for 'Jehovah.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Matthew 23". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.