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Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
Matthew 26



Verses 1-16

Matthew 26:1-16. Christ‘s final announcement of His death, as now within two days, and the simultaneous conspiracy of the Jewish authorities to compass it - The anointing at Bethany - Judas agrees with the chief priests to betray his Lord. (= Mark 14:1-11; Luke 22:1-6; John 12:1-11).

For the exposition, see on Mark 14:1-11.

Verses 17-30

Matthew 26:17-30. Preparation for and last celebration of the Passover announcement of the traitor, and institution of the supper. (= Mark 14:12-26; Luke 22:7-23; John 13:1-3, John 13:10, John 13:11, John 13:18-30).

For the exposition, see on Luke 22:7-23.

Verses 31-35

Matthew 26:31-35. The desertion of Jesus by His disciples, and the denial of Peter foretold. (= Mark 14:27-31; Luke 22:31-38; John 13:36-38).

For the exposition, see on Luke 22:31-38.

Verses 36-46

Matthew 26:36-46. The agony in the garden. (= Mark 14:32-42; Luke 22:39-46).

For the exposition, see on Luke 22:39-46.

Verses 47-56

Matthew 26:47-56. Betrayal and apprehension of Jesus - Flight of his disciples. (= Mark 14:43-52; Luke 22:47-54; John 18:1-12).

For the exposition, see on John 18:1-12.

Verses 57-75

Matthew 26:57-75. Jesus arraigned before the Sanhedrim condemned to die, and shamefully entreated - The denial of Peter. (= Mark 14:53-72; Luke 22:54-71; John 18:13-18, John 18:24-27).

For the exposition, see on Mark 14:53-72.


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These files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.
This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed.

Bibliography Information
Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on Matthew 26:4". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". 1871-8.

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Monday, October 26th, 2020
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30
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