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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Doctor of the Law

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May perhaps be distinguished from Luke 2:46 . It implies one learned in the divine law. Doctors of the law were mostly of the sect of the Pharisees, but are distinguished from that sect in Luke 5:17 , where it appears that the novelty of our Savior's teaching drew together a great company both of Pharisees and doctors of the law.

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These files are public domain and are a derivative of the topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Doctor of the Law'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. 1859.

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