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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Matthew 12

Introduction

Overview

Matthew 12:1, Christ reproves the blindness of the Pharisees concerning the breach of the sabbath, Matthew 12:3, by scripture, Matthew 12:9, by reason, Matthew 12:13. and by a miracle; Matthew 12:22, He heals a man possessed that was blind and dumb; Matthew 12:24, and confuting the absurd charge of casting out devils by Beelzebub, he shows that blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall never be forgiven; Matthew 12:36, Account shall be made of idle words; Matthew 12:38, He rebukes the unfaithful, who seek after a sign, Matthew 12:46. and shows who is his brother, sister, and mother.

Verse 1

went: Mark 2:23-Hosea :, Luke 6:1-Deuteronomy :

to pluck: Deuteronomy 23:25

Reciprocal: Matthew 21:18 - he hungered John 9:14 - General Acts 10:10 - he became

Verse 2

Behold: Matthew 12:10, Exodus 20:9-1 Kings :, Exodus 23:12, Exodus 31:15-Esther :, Exodus 35:2, Numbers 15:32-Zephaniah :, Isaiah 58:13, Mark 3:2-Deuteronomy :, Luke 6:6-1 Kings :, Luke 13:10-Esther :, Luke 23:56, John 5:9-1 Kings :, John 5:16, John 5:17, John 7:21-Jeremiah :, John 9:14-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 23:25 - then thou mayest Luke 6:2 - Why John 5:10 - it is not

Verse 3

Have: Matthew 12:5, Matthew 19:4, Matthew 21:16, Matthew 22:31, Mark 12:10, Mark 12:26, Luke 6:3, Luke 10:26

what: 1 Samuel 21:3-Joshua :, Mark 2:25, Mark 2:26

Reciprocal: Leviticus 10:20 - he was content Leviticus 24:8 - General 1 Samuel 21:4 - hallowed bread 1 Samuel 21:6 - gave him Psalms 119:139 - because Matthew 9:13 - go

Verse 4

the shew-bread, Exodus 25:30, Leviticus 24:5-1 Samuel :

but: Exodus 29:32, Exodus 29:33, Leviticus 8:31, Leviticus 24:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 40:23 - General Leviticus 22:10 - General 1 Samuel 21:4 - hallowed bread 1 Samuel 21:6 - gave him 1 Chronicles 23:29 - for the showbread Luke 4:27 - saving Luke 6:3 - what

Verse 5

on: Numbers 28:9, Numbers 28:10, John 7:22, John 7:23

profane: Nehemiah 13:17, Ezekiel 24:21

Reciprocal: Matthew 9:13 - go Matthew 12:3 - Have Luke 6:3 - Have John 5:18 - broken

Verse 6

Matthew 12:41, Matthew 12:42, Matthew 23:17-Ecclesiastes :, 2 Chronicles 6:18, Haggai 2:7-1 Samuel :, Malachi 3:1, John 2:19-Ecclesiastes :, Ephesians 2:20-Song of Solomon :, Colossians 2:9, 1 Peter 2:4, 1 Peter 2:5

Reciprocal: John 8:53 - thou greater

Verse 7

if: Matthew 9:13, Matthew 22:29, Acts 13:27

I will: That is, I desire, or require mercy, or acts of humanity, rather than sacrifice. Isaiah 1:11-Esther :, Hosea 6:6, Micah 6:6-Ruth :

condemned: Job 32:3, Psalms 94:21, Psalms 109:31, Proverbs 17:15, James 5:6

Reciprocal: Joshua 5:5 - they had not 1 Samuel 15:22 - Hath the Lord Psalms 40:6 - Sacrifice Matthew 22:31 - have Matthew 23:23 - the weightier Mark 12:33 - is more

Verse 8

Matthew 9:6, Mark 2:28, Mark 9:4-Judges :, Luke 6:5, John 5:17-Isaiah :, 1 Corinthians 9:21, 1 Corinthians 16:2, Revelation 1:10

Reciprocal: Matthew 16:13 - I the

Verse 9

he went: Mark 3:1-Deuteronomy :, Luke 6:6-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:23 - teaching

Verse 10

which: 1 Kings 13:4-Joshua :, Zechariah 11:17, John 5:3

Is it: Matthew 19:3, Matthew 22:17, Matthew 22:18, Luke 13:14, Luke 14:3-Joshua :, Luke 20:22, John 5:10, John 9:16

that: Isaiah 32:6, Isaiah 59:4, Isaiah 59:13, Luke 6:6, Luke 6:7, Luke 11:54, Luke 23:2, Luke 23:14, John 8:6

Reciprocal: Matthew 12:2 - Behold Mark 3:4 - Is it John 5:9 - and on

Verse 11

what: This was an argumentum ad homineṁ The Jews held that such things were lawful on the sabbath day, and our Saviour very properly appealed to their canons in vindication of his intention to heal the distressed man. Luke 13:15-Esther :, Luke 14:5

and if: Exodus 23:4, Exodus 23:5, Deuteronomy 22:4

Reciprocal: Matthew 10:31 - General Matthew 18:12 - if Luke 15:4 - man Luke 17:7 - General

Verse 12

is a: Matthew 6:26, Luke 12:24

it is: Mark 3:4, Luke 6:9

Reciprocal: Matthew 10:31 - General Matthew 21:45 - they Luke 14:5 - Which

Verse 13

and it: Luke 13:13, Acts 3:7, Acts 3:8

Reciprocal: Mark 3:5 - Stretch Luke 6:9 - Is it John 5:16 - and sought

Verse 14

went: Matthew 27:1, Mark 3:6, Luke 6:11, John 5:18, John 10:39, John 11:53, John 11:57

held a council: or, took counsel

Reciprocal: Daniel 6:7 - have consulted Matthew 10:23 - when Matthew 16:1 - Pharisees Matthew 22:34 - they John 7:19 - Why

Verse 15

he withdrew: Matthew 10:23, Luke 6:12, John 7:1, John 10:40-Luke :, John 11:54

great: Matthew 4:24, Matthew 4:25, Matthew 19:2, Mark 3:7-2 Kings :, Mark 6:56, Luke 6:17-Psalms :, John 9:4, Galatians 6:9, 1 Peter 2:21

Reciprocal: Matthew 8:1 - great Matthew 14:13 - General Mark 3:10 - he had Luke 6:11 - communed John 6:2 - General Acts 10:38 - who

Verse 16

Matthew 9:30, Matthew 17:9, Mark 7:36, Luke 5:14, Luke 5:15

Reciprocal: Isaiah 42:2 - General Matthew 2:15 - that Matthew 8:4 - See Mark 3:12 - General Mark 5:43 - he charged Mark 8:26 - Neither

Verse 17

it: Matthew 8:17, Matthew 13:35, Matthew 21:4, Isaiah 41:22, Isaiah 41:23, Isaiah 42:9, Isaiah 44:26, Luke 21:22, Luke 24:44, John 10:35, John 12:38, John 19:28, Acts 13:27

saying: Isaiah 42:1-Numbers :

Reciprocal: Matthew 1:22 - that Matthew 4:14 - it

Verse 18

Behold: This prophecy is expressly referred to the Messiah by the Targumist, who renders, "Behold my servant the Messiah," etc., ha avdi mesheecha; and it was amply fulfilled in the gentle, lowly, condescending and beneficent nature of Christ's miracles and personal ministry, his perseverance in the midst of opposition, without engaging in contentious disputation, and his kind and tender dealing with weak and tempted believers.

my servant: Isaiah 49:5, Isaiah 49:6, Isaiah 52:13, Isaiah 53:11, Zechariah 3:8, Philippians 2:6, Philippians 2:7

whom I: Psalms 89:19, Isaiah 49:1-Leviticus :, Luke 23:35, 1 Peter 2:4

my beloved: Matthew 3:17, Matthew 17:5, Mark 1:11, Mark 9:7, Luke 9:35, Ephesians 1:6, Colossians 1:1, Colossians 1:13, *marg. 2 Peter 1:17

I will: Matthew 3:16, Isaiah 11:2, Isaiah 59:20, Isaiah 59:21, Isaiah 61:1-Leviticus :, Luke 3:22, Luke 4:18, John 1:32-Nahum :, John 3:34, Acts 10:38

and he: Isaiah 32:15, Isaiah 32:16, Isaiah 49:6, Isaiah 60:2, Isaiah 60:3, Isaiah 62:2, Jeremiah 16:19, Luke 2:31, Luke 2:32, Acts 11:18, Acts 13:46-Galatians :, Acts 14:27, Acts 26:17, Acts 26:18, Romans 15:9-2 Kings :, Ephesians 2:11-1 Chronicles :, Ephesians 3:5-Ruth :

Reciprocal: Psalms 22:8 - seeing Psalms 89:3 - my chosen Psalms 106:23 - his chosen Isaiah 42:1 - my servant Isaiah 51:4 - I will make Haggai 2:23 - for Matthew 12:28 - I cast John 14:28 - Father John 16:11 - judgment Ephesians 1:12 - who Colossians 3:11 - there Hebrews 10:38 - my 1 Peter 2:6 - elect

Verse 19

Matthew 11:29, Zechariah 9:9, Luke 17:20, John 18:36-Zechariah :, 2 Corinthians 10:1, 2 Timothy 2:24, 2 Timothy 2:25

Reciprocal: Joshua 6:10 - any noise with your voice Psalms 35:20 - quiet Psalms 45:4 - meekness Matthew 6:3 - let Matthew 21:5 - meek Mark 9:9 - he charged John 2:2 - both John 12:21 - we would

Verse 20

bruised: Matthew 11:28, 2 Kings 18:21, Psalms 51:17, Psalms 147:3, Isaiah 40:11, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 61:1-Leviticus :, Lamentations 3:31-Nahum :, Ezekiel 34:16, Luke 4:18, 2 Corinthians 2:7, Hebrews 12:12, Hebrews 12:13

till: Psalms 98:1-Leviticus :, Isaiah 42:3, Isaiah 42:4, Romans 15:17-Psalms :, 2 Corinthians 2:14, 2 Corinthians 10:3-Deuteronomy :, Revelation 6:2, Revelation 19:11-Ecclesiastes :

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:21 - I Leviticus 10:20 - he was content Job 9:17 - For he Job 13:25 - break Psalms 45:4 - meekness Jeremiah 31:8 - them the Matthew 11:29 - for Matthew 18:10 - heed Matthew 21:5 - meek Mark 12:34 - Thou Luke 8:48 - Daughter John 19:39 - Nicodemus Romans 14:1 - weak 2 Corinthians 10:1 - by 1 Thessalonians 5:14 - comfort Hebrews 4:15 - we have

Verse 21

Isaiah 11:10, Romans 15:12, Romans 15:13, Ephesians 1:12, Ephesians 1:13, Colossians 1:27

Reciprocal: Zephaniah 3:12 - and John 1:12 - even John 5:23 - all men John 7:35 - teach Philippians 2:19 - But 2 Timothy 1:12 - believed

Verse 22

was: Matthew 9:32, Mark 3:11, Luke 11:14

he healed: Mark 7:35-Haggai :, Mark 9:17-Ezekiel :

blind: Psalms 51:15, Isaiah 29:18, Isaiah 32:3, Isaiah 32:4, Isaiah 35:5, Isaiah 35:6, Acts 26:18

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:24 - possessed Matthew 8:16 - and he Matthew 9:27 - two Matthew 17:18 - rebuked Matthew 20:30 - two Mark 1:27 - they were Mark 9:25 - thou Mark 10:52 - he received Luke 4:36 - They were John 11:42 - that they

Verse 23

the people: Matthew 9:33, Matthew 15:30, Matthew 15:31

Is not: Matthew 9:27, Matthew 15:22, Matthew 21:9, Matthew 22:42, Matthew 22:43, John 4:29, John 7:40-Luke :

Reciprocal: Matthew 9:8 - when Matthew 9:32 - a dumb Matthew 9:34 - General Matthew 20:30 - Have Mark 1:27 - they were Mark 2:12 - insomuch Mark 10:47 - thou Luke 4:36 - They were Luke 5:26 - and they Luke 11:14 - General Luke 18:38 - Jesus John 7:31 - believed John 7:32 - Pharisees heard Romans 1:3 - which

Verse 24

when: Matthew 9:34, Mark 3:22, Luke 11:15

Beelzebub: Gr. Beelzebul, and so, Matthew 12:27

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 1:2 - Baalzebub 2 Chronicles 18:26 - this fellow Psalms 22:6 - a reproach Psalms 31:18 - speak Psalms 35:20 - quiet Psalms 89:51 - footsteps Psalms 94:4 - shall Psalms 109:20 - them Matthew 3:7 - the Pharisees Matthew 5:22 - Whosoever Matthew 10:25 - If Matthew 12:45 - seven Matthew 26:61 - This Luke 2:35 - that Luke 11:20 - the kingdom John 7:20 - Thou John 7:32 - Pharisees heard John 8:48 - thou John 9:29 - as for Hebrews 12:3 - contradiction James 2:7 - blaspheme James 3:6 - a world

Verse 25

Jesus: Matthew 9:4, Psalms 139:2, Jeremiah 17:10, Amos 4:13, Mark 2:8, John 2:24, John 2:25, John 21:17, 1 Corinthians 2:11, Hebrews 4:13, Revelation 2:23

Every kingdom: Isaiah 9:21, Isaiah 19:2, Isaiah 19:3, Mark 3:23-Ezekiel :, Luke 11:17, Luke 11:18, Galatians 5:15, Revelation 16:19, Revelation 17:16, Revelation 17:17

Reciprocal: Numbers 23:23 - no enchantment Judges 12:6 - there fell 1 Kings 16:21 - divided Isaiah 66:18 - their thoughts Daniel 11:4 - and shall be Luke 5:22 - perceived Luke 11:20 - the kingdom Philippians 1:27 - that ye

Verse 26

his: John 12:31, John 14:30, John 16:11, 2 Corinthians 4:4, Colossians 1:13, 1 John 5:19, Revelation 9:11, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 16:10, Revelation 20:2, Revelation 20:3

Reciprocal: Joshua 8:31 - as it is Luke 11:18 - Satan

Verse 27

Beelzebub: Matthew 12:24

by whom: Mark 9:38, Mark 9:39, Luke 9:49, Luke 9:50, Luke 11:19, Acts 19:13-Nehemiah :

they: Matthew 12:41, Matthew 12:42, Luke 19:22, Romans 3:19

Reciprocal: Numbers 23:23 - no enchantment

Verse 28

I cast: Matthew 12:18, Mark 16:17, Luke 11:20, Acts 10:38

then: Matthew 6:33, Matthew 21:31, Matthew 21:43, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Daniel 2:44, Daniel 7:14, Mark 1:15, Mark 11:10, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33, Luke 9:2, Luke 10:11, Luke 11:20, Luke 16:16, Luke 17:20, Luke 17:21, Romans 14:17, Colossians 1:13, Hebrews 12:28

Reciprocal: Exodus 8:19 - This is Exodus 31:18 - the finger Deuteronomy 9:10 - written with Isaiah 53:12 - will I Luke 11:19 - by John 12:31 - now Acts 1:2 - through Acts 2:22 - which Romans 15:19 - by the 2 Timothy 2:26 - who are Hebrews 9:14 - who

Verse 29

Isaiah 49:24, Isaiah 53:12, Mark 3:27, Luke 11:21, Luke 11:22, 1 John 3:8, 1 John 4:4, Revelation 12:7-2 Samuel :, Revelation 20:1-Leviticus :, Revelation 20:7-1 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 31:11 - stronger Matthew 12:44 - my Matthew 22:13 - Bind Mark 5:15 - him that Colossians 1:13 - delivered Colossians 2:15 - having 2 Timothy 2:26 - who are

Verse 30

that is: Matthew 6:24, Joshua 5:13, Joshua 24:15, 1 Chronicles 12:17, 1 Chronicles 12:18, Mark 9:40, Luke 9:50, Luke 11:23, 2 Corinthians 6:15, 2 Corinthians 6:16, 1 John 2:19, Revelation 3:15, Revelation 3:16

gathereth: Genesis 49:10, Hosea 1:11, John 11:52

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:26 - Who is on 2 Samuel 3:6 - Abner 2 Kings 10:6 - If ye be mine Psalms 94:16 - rise up Daniel 11:17 - upright ones Amos 8:12 - shall run Malachi 1:4 - They shall build Matthew 25:42 - General Galatians 5:17 - and these Colossians 1:13 - delivered

Verse 31

All: Isaiah 1:18, Isaiah 55:7, Ezekiel 33:11, 1 Timothy 1:13-Ezra :, Hebrews 6:4,*etc: Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 10:29, 1 John 1:9, 1 John 2:1, 1 John 2:2

blasphemy: Blasphemy, גכבףצחליב [Strong's G988], either from גכבנוים [Strong's G984], פחם צחלחם, to hurt, or blast the reputation, or from גבככוים [Strong's G906], פביע צחלביע, to smite with words, or reports, when applied to men denotes injurious speaking, or calumny, and when used in reference to God signifies speaking impiously of his nature, attributes, and works.

but: Mark 3:28-Amos :, Luke 12:10, Acts 7:51, 1 John 5:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:7 - forgiving Leviticus 6:7 - it shall be Leviticus 24:16 - blasphemeth Proverbs 19:1 - perverse Mark 4:17 - have Luke 11:18 - ye say Luke 22:65 - blasphemously John 8:48 - thou

Verse 32

whosoever: Matthew 11:19, Matthew 13:55, Luke 7:34, Luke 23:34, John 7:12, John 7:52, Acts 3:14, Acts 3:15, Acts 3:19, Acts 26:9-1 Kings :, 1 Timothy 1:13, 1 Timothy 1:15

but: John 7:39, Hebrews 6:4-Joshua :, Hebrews 10:26-Joel :

it shall not: Job 36:13, Mark 3:29, Luke 16:23-Ezekiel :

Reciprocal: Numbers 15:30 - doeth ought Matthew 16:13 - I the Mark 3:28 - General Luke 12:10 - General Luke 22:65 - blasphemously Hebrews 10:29 - and hath James 3:6 - a world 1 John 5:16 - There

Verse 33

make the good tree, Matthew 23:26, Ezekiel 18:31, Amos 5:15, Luke 11:39, Luke 11:40, James 4:8

and his fruit good: Matthew 3:8-2 Samuel :, Matthew 7:16-Proverbs :, Luke 3:9, Luke 6:43, Luke 6:44, John 15:4-Judges :, James 3:12

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 24:13 - Wickedness Psalms 36:1 - The transgression Proverbs 10:16 - the fruit Proverbs 21:8 - but Isaiah 10:12 - punish the fruit of the stout heart Isaiah 65:2 - after Jeremiah 4:14 - wash Matthew 7:17 - but Matthew 13:23 - beareth Mark 11:14 - No 2 Corinthians 5:17 - a new 2 Corinthians 7:1 - let Galatians 5:22 - the fruit 1 Timothy 6:5 - men

Verse 34

generation: Matthew 3:7, Matthew 23:33, Luke 3:7, John 8:44, 1 John 3:10

how: 1 Samuel 24:13, Psalms 10:6, Psalms 10:7, Psalms 52:2-Deuteronomy :, Psalms 53:1, Psalms 64:3, Psalms 64:5, Psalms 120:2-Numbers :, Psalms 140:2, Psalms 140:3, Isaiah 32:6, Isaiah 59:4, Isaiah 59:14, Jeremiah 7:2-Deuteronomy :, Romans 3:10-2 Chronicles :, James 3:5-Ruth :

for: Luke 6:45

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:15 - thy seed Exodus 35:21 - General 1 Samuel 1:16 - out of 2 Chronicles 9:1 - communed Nehemiah 6:8 - thou feignest Job 2:10 - In all this Psalms 14:1 - abominable Psalms 36:1 - The transgression Psalms 59:7 - belch Psalms 94:4 - shall Psalms 119:13 - I declared Psalms 119:172 - tongue Psalms 145:7 - abundantly Proverbs 6:12 - walketh Proverbs 10:11 - but Proverbs 10:16 - the fruit Proverbs 10:20 - the heart Proverbs 15:7 - the heart Proverbs 15:26 - but Proverbs 15:28 - the mouth Proverbs 16:23 - heart Proverbs 18:4 - words Isaiah 6:5 - a man Isaiah 9:17 - every mouth Isaiah 44:18 - cannot Isaiah 57:3 - sons Isaiah 59:5 - crushed breaketh out into a viper Isaiah 59:13 - speaking Isaiah 65:2 - after Matthew 6:21 - there Matthew 11:16 - this Matthew 12:35 - and an Matthew 15:11 - but Matthew 15:18 - General Matthew 23:28 - but Mark 7:15 - but Mark 7:20 - General John 6:44 - man John 20:15 - if Acts 2:40 - untoward Acts 28:3 - came Romans 3:13 - with their Romans 8:7 - neither Ephesians 4:29 - no Ephesians 5:4 - filthiness Colossians 4:6 - your 2 Peter 2:14 - that cannot Revelation 13:6 - he opened Revelation 14:5 - in

Verse 35

good man: Matthew 13:52, Psalms 37:30, Psalms 37:31, Proverbs 10:20, Proverbs 10:21, Proverbs 12:6, Proverbs 12:17-Psalms :, Proverbs 15:4, Proverbs 15:23, Proverbs 15:28, Proverbs 16:21-Isaiah :, Proverbs 25:11, Proverbs 25:12, Ephesians 4:29, Colossians 3:16, Colossians 4:6

and an: Matthew 12:34

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 6:7 - shalt talk Joshua 1:8 - book 1 Samuel 1:16 - out of Job 8:10 - utter words Job 22:22 - lay up Psalms 34:13 - Keep Psalms 45:1 - is inditing Psalms 49:3 - meditation Psalms 71:24 - My tongue Psalms 119:172 - tongue Psalms 139:4 - there is not Psalms 145:7 - abundantly Proverbs 4:23 - for Proverbs 10:14 - lay Proverbs 16:23 - heart Proverbs 18:21 - Death Ecclesiastes 10:12 - words Song of Solomon 4:3 - lips Zephaniah 3:9 - will Zechariah 8:17 - let Malachi 3:16 - a book Matthew 23:28 - but Luke 6:45 - good man Acts 11:24 - he was Romans 3:13 - with their 1 Timothy 1:5 - a pure

Verse 36

every: Ecclesiastes 12:14, Romans 2:16, Ephesians 6:4-Joshua :, Jude 1:14, Jude 1:15, Revelation 20:12

idle word:חלב [Strong's G4487], בסדןע [Strong's G692], i.e., ב̓וסדןם - (work, act, deed) from ב, privative, and וסדןם [Strong's G2041], work, a word that produces no good effect, and is not calculated to produce any. "Discourse," says Dr. Doddridge, "tending to innocent mirth, to exhilarate the spirits, is not idle discourse; as the time spent in necessary recreation is not idle time.

Reciprocal: Job 9:20 - mine Job 15:3 - he reason Job 31:30 - mouth Job 35:2 - Thinkest Job 37:20 - Shall it Psalms 59:12 - For the Proverbs 13:3 - General Ecclesiastes 5:7 - in the Isaiah 3:8 - because Jeremiah 23:36 - for every Hosea 7:16 - the rage Matthew 10:15 - in the Matthew 11:22 - the day Mark 6:11 - in the day Luke 12:3 - whatsoever Luke 16:2 - give John 16:11 - judgment Romans 14:12 - General 1 Peter 4:5 - shall 2 Peter 3:7 - against 1 John 4:17 - the day

Verse 37

For by: Proverbs 13:3

justified: James 2:21-Lamentations :

Reciprocal: Job 6:26 - reprove Job 9:20 - mine Job 15:3 - he reason Job 15:6 - own mouth Job 35:2 - Thinkest Job 37:20 - Shall it Psalms 59:12 - For the Isaiah 3:8 - because Luke 19:22 - Out James 3:2 - a perfect

Verse 38

Master: Matthew 16:1-Numbers :, Mark 8:11, Mark 8:12, Luke 11:16, Luke 11:29, John 2:18, John 4:48, 1 Corinthians 1:22

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 13:3 - General Isaiah 7:11 - a sign John 6:30 - What Revelation 12:1 - wonder

Verse 39

adulterous: Isaiah 57:3, Mark 8:38, James 4:4

no sign: Matthew 16:4, Luke 11:29, Luke 11:30

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:9 - Show 2 Kings 14:25 - Jonah Jeremiah 7:29 - generation Jonah 1:1 - Jonah Matthew 12:41 - this Matthew 16:1 - a sign Mark 8:12 - There Mark 10:34 - and the Luke 9:41 - perverse Luke 11:16 - General John 6:30 - What Romans 2:22 - adultery 1 Corinthians 1:22 - the Jews

Verse 40

as: Jonah 1:17

so: Matthew 16:21, Matthew 17:23, Matthew 27:40, Matthew 27:63, Matthew 27:64, John 2:19

in the heart: Psalms 63:9, Jonah 2:2-Joshua :

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:21 - great 1 Samuel 2:6 - he bringeth 2 Samuel 1:2 - the third 2 Samuel 18:14 - midst 1 Kings 22:2 - in the third 2 Kings 14:25 - Jonah Esther 4:16 - eat nor drink Psalms 69:15 - waterflood Matthew 15:32 - three Matthew 16:4 - wicked Matthew 16:13 - I the Matthew 20:19 - the third Matthew 28:6 - as Mark 8:12 - There Mark 8:31 - and after Mark 9:9 - till Mark 10:34 - and the Mark 16:6 - he is risen Luke 2:46 - after Luke 11:30 - General Luke 24:6 - remember John 4:30 - General John 6:66 - of his John 19:42 - laid 1 Corinthians 15:4 - according Ephesians 4:9 - the lower Philippians 2:10 - under

Verse 41

men: Luke 11:32

rise: Matthew 12:42, Isaiah 54:17, Jeremiah 3:11, Ezekiel 16:51, Ezekiel 16:52, Romans 2:27, Hebrews 11:7

this: Matthew 12:39, Matthew 12:45, Matthew 16:4, Matthew 17:17, Matthew 23:36

because: Jonah 3:5-2 Samuel :

behold: Matthew 12:6, Matthew 12:42, John 3:31, John 4:12, John 8:53-Hebrews :, Hebrews 3:5, Hebrews 3:6

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:36 - Nineveh Isaiah 37:37 - Nineveh Jeremiah 36:24 - nor rent Ezekiel 3:6 - of a strange speech and of an hard language Matthew 3:2 - Repent Matthew 11:20 - because Matthew 11:21 - for Matthew 12:27 - they Luke 11:19 - shall

Verse 42

queen: 1 Kings 10:1-1 Chronicles :, 2 Chronicles 9:1-2 Kings :, Luke 11:31, Luke 11:32, Acts 8:27, Acts 8:28

hear: 1 Kings 3:9, 1 Kings 3:12, 1 Kings 3:28, 1 Kings 4:29, 1 Kings 4:34, 1 Kings 5:12, 1 Kings 10:4, 1 Kings 10:7, 1 Kings 10:24

behold: Matthew 3:17, Matthew 17:5, Isaiah 7:14, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, John 1:14, John 1:18, Philippians 2:6, Philippians 2:7, Hebrews 1:2-Numbers :

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:13 - go over the sea 1 Kings 4:31 - wiser 1 Kings 8:41 - cometh out 2 Chronicles 6:32 - is come 2 Chronicles 9:22 - passed all the kings Job 36:3 - fetch Song of Solomon 3:11 - behold Isaiah 30:6 - beasts Ezekiel 3:6 - of a strange speech and of an hard language Ezekiel 16:51 - justified Matthew 11:21 - for Matthew 12:6 - General Matthew 12:27 - they Matthew 12:41 - rise Mark 13:27 - from Luke 1:32 - shall be great Luke 2:15 - Let Luke 11:19 - shall John 4:12 - General John 8:53 - thou greater Romans 2:27 - judge Hebrews 11:7 - he condemned

Verse 43

when: Had there been no reality in demoniacal possessions, as some have supposed, our Lord would scarcely have appealed to a case of this kind here, to point out the real state of the Jewish people, and their approaching desolation. Had this been only a vulgar error, of the nonsense of which the learned scribes and wise Pharisees must have been convinced, the case, not being in point, because not true, must have been treated with contempt by the very people for whose conviction it was designed.

the unclean: Luke 11:24, Acts 8:13

he: Job 1:7, Job 2:2, 1 Peter 5:8

dry: Psalms 63:1, Isaiah 35:6, Isaiah 35:7, Isaiah 41:18, Ezekiel 47:8-2 Kings :, Amos 8:11-1 Chronicles :

seeking: Matthew 8:29, Mark 5:7-1 Chronicles :, Luke 8:28-Jonah :

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 16:23 - Saul 1 Samuel 19:10 - sought Proverbs 2:13 - leave Isaiah 44:3 - dry ground Jeremiah 34:11 - General Ezekiel 3:20 - and his Ezekiel 18:24 - and doeth Zechariah 13:2 - unclean Matthew 7:27 - General Matthew 22:1 - General Mark 1:23 - a man Luke 6:49 - immediately Ephesians 2:2 - the spirit Hebrews 10:26 - if Hebrews 10:38 - but 2 Peter 2:20 - after

Verse 44

my: Matthew 12:29, Luke 11:21, Luke 11:22, John 13:27, Ephesians 2:2, 1 John 4:4

he findeth: Matthew 13:20-Song of Solomon :, Psalms 81:11, Psalms 81:12, Hosea 7:6, John 12:6, John 13:2, Acts 5:1-Leviticus :, Acts 8:18-Isaiah :, 1 Corinthians 11:19, 2 Thessalonians 2:9-2 Kings :, 1 Timothy 6:4, 1 Timothy 6:5, 1 Timothy 6:9, 1 Timothy 6:10, 1 John 2:19, Jude 1:4, Jude 1:5, Revelation 13:3, Revelation 13:4, Revelation 13:8, Revelation 13:9

Reciprocal: Luke 11:25 - he findeth

Verse 45

seven: Matthew 12:24, Mark 5:9, Mark 16:9, Ephesians 6:12

more: Matthew 23:15

and the: Luke 11:26, Hebrews 6:4-Ruth :, Hebrews 10:26-Obadiah :, Hebrews 10:39, 2 Peter 2:14-Song of Solomon :, 1 John 5:16, 1 John 5:17, Jude 1:10 -13

Even: And so it was; for they became worse and worse, as if totally abandoned to diabolical influence, till the besom of destruction swept them away. Matthew 21:38-Acts :, Matthew 23:32-Malachi :, Matthew 23:24, Matthew 23:34, Luke 11:49-Colossians :, Luke 19:41-Acts :, John 15:22-Jeremiah :, Romans 11:8-2 Samuel :, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, 1 Thessalonians 2:16

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:20 - in sight Joshua 23:12 - go back Proverbs 26:11 - a dog Matthew 12:41 - this Matthew 17:21 - this Matthew 24:34 - This Matthew 27:64 - so Mark 9:29 - This Mark 12:9 - he will Luke 9:41 - perverse Luke 11:25 - he findeth Luke 13:3 - ye shall John 5:14 - lest John 13:27 - Satan

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yet: Mark 2:21, Mark 3:31-Habakkuk :, Luke 8:10, Luke 8:19-Ecclesiastes :

his: Matthew 13:55, Mark 6:3, John 2:12, John 7:3, John 7:5, John 7:10, Acts 1:14, 1 Corinthians 9:5, Galatians 1:19

Reciprocal: Leviticus 21:11 - his father 1 Kings 15:13 - his mother

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Reciprocal: Exodus 18:6 - said John 7:3 - brethren 1 John 5:3 - this

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Who is: Matthew 10:37, Deuteronomy 33:9, Mark 3:32, Mark 3:33, Luke 2:49, Luke 2:52, John 2:3, John 2:4, 2 Corinthians 5:16

Reciprocal: Numbers 12:1 - Miriam Deuteronomy 13:6 - thy brother Psalms 22:22 - my brethren Matthew 13:55 - and his Matthew 28:10 - my Luke 1:28 - blessed Luke 11:28 - General John 19:27 - Behold Philemon 1:17 - receive Hebrews 2:11 - to call

Verse 49

his disciples: Matthew 28:7, Mark 3:34, John 17:8, John 17:9, John 17:20, John 20:17-Proverbs :

Reciprocal: Psalms 15:4 - but Psalms 22:22 - my brethren Proverbs 7:4 - Thou Matthew 25:40 - the least Luke 6:20 - he lifted Romans 16:13 - his 1 Corinthians 8:12 - ye sin against

Verse 50

do: Matthew 7:20, Matthew 7:21, Matthew 17:5, Mark 3:35, Luke 8:21, Luke 11:27, Luke 11:28, John 6:29, John 6:40, John 15:14, Acts 3:22, Acts 3:23, Acts 16:30, Acts 16:31, Acts 17:30, Acts 26:20, Galatians 5:6, Galatians 6:15, Colossians 3:11, Hebrews 5:9, James 1:21, James 1:22, 1 Peter 4:2, 1 John 2:17, 1 John 3:23, 1 John 3:24, Revelation 22:14

the same: Matthew 25:40, Matthew 25:45, Matthew 28:10, Psalms 22:22, John 20:17, Romans 8:29, Hebrews 2:11-Esther :

and sister: Song of Solomon 4:9, Song of Solomon 4:10, Song of Solomon 4:12, Song of Solomon 5:1, Song of Solomon 5:2, 1 Corinthians 9:5, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Ephesians 5:25-Daniel :

and mother: John 19:26, John 19:27, 1 Timothy 5:2

Reciprocal: Leviticus 20:8 - And ye Psalms 15:4 - but Proverbs 7:4 - Thou Micah 5:3 - his Matthew 6:10 - Thy will Matthew 7:24 - whosoever Matthew 21:31 - did Mark 3:34 - Behold Luke 6:20 - he lifted Luke 6:47 - doeth John 13:17 - happy Romans 16:1 - our Romans 16:13 - his 1 Corinthians 7:15 - A brother 1 Corinthians 8:12 - ye sin against 2 Corinthians 8:4 - the ministering Galatians 6:10 - especially Ephesians 6:6 - doing 1 Thessalonians 4:3 - this Hebrews 10:36 - after Hebrews 13:21 - to do

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Matthew 12". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/matthew-12.html.