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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Matthew 27


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

27:1 against (a-18) Or perhaps 'as to;' as 'concerning,' 1 Corinthians 15:15 .

Verse 5

27:5 temple, (b-11) Naos , as ch. 26.61.

Verse 6

27:6 Corban, (c-21) The treasury of the temple. see Mark 7:11 . For 'since' see Note, ch. 18.32.

Verse 9

27:9 took (d-15) Or 'they took.'

Verse 10

27:10 me. (e-16) Zechariah 11:12-13 .

Verse 27

27:27 praetorium, (a-14) Headquarters of military Roman Governor, or hall where he judged. band, (b-20) A maniple, the third part of a cohort of five hundred men or less, or a cohort in a loose sense.

Verse 28

27:28 on (c-8) Lit. 'put round.'

Verse 33

27:33 means (d-10) Lit. 'is called.'

Verse 35

27:35 lots. (e-12) The rest of ver. 35 in A.V. has but little MS. authority.

Verse 40

27:40 temple (f-7) Naos . so ver. 51.

Verse 45

27:45 land (g-12) See Note, ch. 5.5.

Verse 46

27:46 saying, (h-13) Psalms 22:1 .

Verse 55

27:55 who (a-11) Hostis . 'who were such as;' the character as well as the persons. ministering (b-17) As chs. 4.11; 25.44.

Verse 59

27:59 wrapped (c-7) Or 'took the body and wrapped.'

Verse 64

27:64 lest (d-12) 'Lest may be.' see ch. 5.25.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Matthew 27". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.