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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Luke 18

Verse 8

faith

The reference is not to personal faith, but to belief in the whole body of revealed truth. (Cf) Romans 1:5; 1 Corinthians 16:13; 2 Corinthians 13:5; Colossians 1:23; Colossians 2:7; Titus 1:13; Jude 1:3.

See "Apostasy," above, in marg. of Luke 18:8.

(See Scofield "Luke 18:8- :") .

Son of man (See Scofield "Luke 18:8- :") .

Verse 9

righteous

(See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 13

merciful

Gr.hilaskomai, used in the Septuagint and N.T. in connection with the mercy-seat Exodus 25:17; Exodus 25:18; Exodus 25:21; Hebrews 9:5. As an instructed Jew, the publican is thinking, not of mere mercy, but of the blood-sprinkled mercy seat. (See Scofield "Hebrews 9:5- :") .

"Propitiation," (See Scofield "Hebrews 9:5- :") . His prayer might be paraphrased, "Be toward me as thou are when thou lookest upon the atoning blood." The Bible knows nothing of divine forgiveness apart from sacrifice. See Scofield "Hebrews 9:5- :".

merciful i.e. propitiated.

sinner Sin. (See Scofield "Hebrews 9:5- :") .

Verse 26

saved

(See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 31

Son of man

(See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 35

blind man

(See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 42

saved

(See Scofield " :-") .

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Luke 18". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/luke-18.html. 1917.