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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Matthew 22

Verse 2


(See Scofield " :-")

Verse 7


Fulfilled as to Jerusalem A.D. 70. Luke 21:20-24.

Verse 9

go ye

The world-wide call. Matthew 28:16-20; Revelation 22:17

Verse 15

Then went

In the different classes, vs. Matthew 23:15-40. Jesus meets representatives of all Israel, Pharisees, Sadducees.

Herodians. (See Scofield "Matthew 23:15-40.23.40- :") .

For them, silenced but unrepentant, no message is left but "woe." Matthew 23:1-39.

Verse 29

ye do err

Or, ye deceive yourselves, etc. Jesus' answer gives the three incapacities of the rationalist: self-deception, Romans 1:21; Romans 1:22 ignorance of the spiritual content of Scripture, Acts 13:27; Acts 13:27 disbelief in the intervention of divine power, 2 Peter 3:5-9.

Verse 30


(See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 35


(Greek - νομικός ," "of the law"; occurs also Luke 7:30; Luke 10:25; Luke 11:45; Luke 11:46; Luke 11:52; Luke 14:3; Titus 3:13. Except in the last instance, "lawyer" is another name for "scribe."

(See Scofield "Titus 3:13- :") . In Titus 3:13 the term has the modern meaning.

Verse 41

asked them

Cf. Matthew 21:24; John 19:7 Jesus' question is not personal but doctrinal: "Whose son is the Messiah?" Cf. ; Acts 2:25-36; Romans 1:3; Romans 1:4.

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Matthew 22". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.