and buy two hundred pennyworth" of bread, give them to eat ? 3 He saith unto them, How many loaves have go and see. And when they knew, they Five, and two fishes. 1 And he commanded them to make all sit a by companies upon the green grass.

And they sat down in ranks, by hundreds, by fifties.

And when he had taken the five loaves and two fishes, he looked up to heaven, and sed,19 and brake the loaves, and gave them s disciples to set before them; and the two s divided he among them all.

18 had searched. Co.

t us go. Rh. 17 See on Mat. xviii. 28.

gave thanks. Co. Gen.


people ? for they weep unto me, saying, Give us flesh, e eat. Shall the flocks and the herds be slain for them, ice them? or shall all the fish of the sea be gathered er for them, to suffice them? 2 Kings, iv. 43: And his r said, What, should I set this before an hundred men? d again, Give the people, that they may eat; for thus he LORD, They shall eat, and shall leave thereof. T. xiv. 17: And they say to him, We have here but five and two fishes. do. xv. 34: And Jesus saith unto them, any loaves have ye? And they said, Seven, and a few shes. MARK, viii. 5: And he asked them, How many have ye? And they said, Seven. LUKE, ix. 13: But unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they said, We o more but five loaves and two fishes ; except we go and buy meat for all this people. John, vi. 9: s a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two shes; but what are they anong so many ? AM. ix. 13: As soon as ye be come into the city, ye -raightway find him, [the Seer,] before he go up to the ace to eat; for the people will not eat until he come, he doth bless the sacrifice ; and afterwards they eat bidden. MAT. xxvi. 26: And as they were eating, ook bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to ciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body. LUKE, : And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them.

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about, and began to carry about in beds2 those that were sick, where 26 they heard he was.

56 And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might "touch if it were but the border of his garment : and as many as touched him 27 were made whole. 2*

CHAP. VII. 1 The Pharisees find fault at the disciples for eating with unuushen

hands : 8 They break the commandment of God, by the traditions of men: 14 Meat defileth not the man : 24 He healeth the Syropheni. cian woman's daughter of an unclean spirit, 31 and one that was deaf, and stammered in his speech.

THEN 'came together unto him the Pharisees, and certain of the Scribes, which came from Jerusalem.

2 And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to


with unwashen, hands, they found fault.2 25 couches. Wh. 26 to the place where. Ma. 27 jt. A. V. 28 well.

1 common. A. V. 2 complained. Co. Cr. divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them. MARK, ii. 1-3: And again he entered in Capernaum after some days; and it was noised that he was in the house. And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door: and he preached the word unto them. And they come to him, bringing palsy, which was borne of four. x MAT. ix. 20: And, behold, a woman,

which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, touched the hem of his garment." MARK, v. 27, 28: When she had heard of Jesus, she came in the press behind, and touched his garment. For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole. Acts, xix. 12: So that from his (Paul's

} body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them.

CHAP. VII. Mat. xv. 1 : Then came to Jesus Scribes and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem.



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3 For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except гу

wash their hands oft,} eat not, holding the adition of the elders. 1 And when they come from the market, except y wash, they eat not. And many other things re be, which they have received to hold, as the shing of cups, and pots,4 brasen vessels, and tables. · Then the Pharisees and Scribes asked him, ly walk not thy disciples according to the traon of the elders, but eat bread with unwashen ds ?

He answered and said unto them, Well hath ias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is tten, "This people honoureth me with their , but their heart is far from me.

Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teachfor doctrines the commandments of men. ligently : in the original, With the fist: Theophylact, Up to the 4 Sextarius is about a pint and a half

. A. V. 5 beds. 6 the doctrines and commandments of men. Cr. AL. i. 14: And profited in the Jews' religion above many quals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous e traditions of my fathers. Col. ii. 8, 22, 23: Beware any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and ter Christ. Which all are to perish with the using; after ommandments and doctrines of men. Which things have d'a show of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and eting of the body; not in any honour to the satisfying of esh. AT. xv. 2: Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition - elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat A. xxix. 13: The LORD said, Forasmuch as this people near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour ut have removed their heart far from me, and their fear i me is taught by the precept of men: therefore, &c. xv. 8: This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, -noureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me. Cim. iii. 5: Having a form of godliness, but denying the

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8 For 'laying aside the commandment of God, ye

hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups : and many other such like things

. 9 And he said unto them, Full well ye reject? the commandment of God, that ye may keep

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10 For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth' father or mother, let him die the death :

11 But ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, "that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me, he shall be free.10

12 And ye suffer him no more to do ought for his father or his mother ;

13 Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which


have delivered;" and many such like things do ye.

14 9 And when he had 'called all the people unto him, he said unto them, Hearken unto me every one of you, and understand : 7 frustrate. A. V. 8 maintain. Ma. 9 revileth, or, speaketh

ill of. Ham. 10 whatsoever thou mightest be profited with by ine is Corban, that is, a gift. Pu. 11 ordained. Ma. Gen. power thereof. Tit. i. 16: They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him.

T ISA. 1. 12: When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this at your hand, to tread my courts?

See on Mat. xv. 4.

MAT. xv.5: But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me. do. xxiii. 18: Whosoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it he is guilty.

Pro. viii. 5: Oye simple, understand wisdom; and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. Isa. vi. 9. And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. Mat. xv. 10: And he called the multitude, and said unto them, Hear, and understand. ACTS, viii. 30: And Philip ran thither to him, and heard him read

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15 There is “nothing from without a man, that ening into him can defile him: but the things which ne out of him, those are they that defile the man. 16 'If any man have ears to hear, let him hear. 17 And when he was entered into the house m the people, his disciples " asked him conning the parable. 8 And he saith unto them, Are ye so without lerstanding 12 also ? Do ye not perceive, 13 that itsoever thing from without entereth into the 1, it cannot defile him ; 9 Because it entereth not into his heart, but o the belly, and goeth out into the draught, ging all meats ? 0 And he said, That which cometh out of the 1, that defileth the man. I For °from within, out of the heart of men, eed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, ders, 2 Thefts, covetousness, 14 wickedness, 15 deceit, viousness, 16 an evil eye, 17 blasphemy, 18 pride, shness : 3 All these evil things "come from within, defile the man. simple. Pu. 3 understand. Pu. 14 immoderate desires. Ham. covetouisness. A. V. 16 uncleanness, Co. Ma. Gen.

17 a spiteful Pu. 18 calumny. Ham. rophet Esaias, and said, Understandest thou what thou st? ee on MAT. XV. 11. AT. xi. 15: He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. [AT. xv. 15: Then answered Peter, and said unto him, re unto us this parable. Cor. vi. 13: Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats : od shall destroy both it and them. ee on MAT. xv. 19. AT.xx. 15 : Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with own?

Is thine eye evil, because I am good. AT. xii. 35: A good man out of the good treasure of the

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