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Doctor of the Law

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

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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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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Doctor of the Law'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ats/​d/doctor-of-the-law.html. 1859.
 
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