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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Luke 23

Verse 7


See margin ref., (See Scofield " :-") . Also Luke 23:8; Luke 23:11; Luke 23:12; Luke 23:15; Luke 3:1

Verse 33

And when

For order of events at the crucifixion, (See Scofield " :-") See Scofield " :-"

The first note refers to the events of the night preceding; the second, the day of the event.

Verse 35


Jesus crucified is the true touchstone revealing what the world is: "The people stood beholding" in stolid indifference; the rulers, who wanted religion, but without a divine Christ crucified for their sins, "reviled"; the brutal amongst them mocked or railed; the conscious sinner prayed; the covetous sat down before the cross and played their sordid game. The cross is the judgment of this world. John 12:31

Verse 42


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Verse 43


As to "paradise," cf. Luke 16:23 (See Scofield "Luke 16:23- :") . One thief was saved, that none need despair; but only one, that none should presume.

Verse 46

gave up

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Verse 47


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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Luke 23". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.