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Palm-trees.- 2 Mac. 10.7. They him that had given them good Success in cleansing his Place. Israel that cometh in the Name of I beech thee, O Lord : O Lord, I Blessed be he that cometh in the Name of the Lord: we have blessed Mat 23. 39. Blessed is he that wont to use at the Feast of Tabernacles, instituted to commemorate the Dwelling of their Fore-fachers in Tents or Tabernacles, Lev. 24.. 43: These Tabernacles were made of the Boughs of the Citern-Tree, or of the Palm Tree, the Myrtle-Tree, or the Willow of the Brook. The Tying of these Boughs together, they called, making of Hosanna's. Tabernacles on the Tops of their Houses, others in their Courts, and

others cut down i branches from the trees, and strated them iii the way.

9. And the multitudes that went bea. fore, and that followed, cried, k faying, (1) Hofanna to the son of David: - blefled is he that cometh in the name of the Lord, Hosanna in the highest. ic. And when he

was come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying

, Who is this? 11. And the multitude faid, This is Jelus the prophet of in Nazareth of Galilee.

12. And Jesus - went into the Temple of God, and • caft out all them that ,fold and bought in the temple, and overthrew: the tables of the money-changers, and the seats of them

that iment and put it under him on the comech in the Name of the Lord. top of the Stairs, and blew with 1 * Mar. 11.15. And they come to Trumpets, saying, Jehu is King. Jerusalem, and Jesus went into

Lev. 23. 40. Ye shall take you the Temple and began, c. as - boughs of goodly Trees, branche s here. * Luk. 19. 45. And he went

+ See 1 Mac. into the Temple, and began to 13. 51. Entred into it with cast out them that fold, and them Thanksgiving, and Branches of that bought. * Joh. 2, 13, 15. Je

fus went up to Jerusalem, and when bare Branches, and fair Boughs, and 10 he had made a Scourge of small palm also, and sang Pfalms unto Cords, he drove them all out of

Oxen; and poured out the Change + Job. 12. 12, 13. Much People

money, and overthrew the took Branches of Palm trees, and 15 Tables. went forth to meet him, and cri. m + Mat. 2. 23. And he came ed, Hosanna, blessed is the King of and dwelt in a city called Nazareth,

that it might be fulfilled whichi

was spoken by the Prophets, He Pfal . 118. 25, 26. Save now 20 shall be called a Nazarene.

n; Mar. 11. 11. Jesus entred biftel thee, Tend now Prosperity. into Jerusalem, and into the Tem

ple. Luk. 19. 45. Joh. 2. 152

The Words under ver. 10. you out of the House of the Lord. 25 • Pfal. 93. 5. Holiness becomeih

thine House, O Lord, for ever. (1) The Word Hofarna imports as much as Save; or keep, or, preserve now, I beseech thee. This was a Form of Acclamation which the Jews were

Some set up there


the Lord.

fome in the Streets

that fold doves, 13. And said unto them, It is written

My house shall be called the house of Prayer, but y have made it a den of thieves. 14. And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple, and he healed them 15. And when the chief priests and scribes faw the 6 won derful things that he did, and the children crying in th temple, and saying, Hofanna to the son of David; they were føre dilpleated. 16. And taid unto him, Hearef thou what these fay? And Jelus faith unto them, Yea have ye never read, d Out of the mouth of babes an sucklings thou hast perfected praise? 17.

17. And he lef them, and went out of the city into Bethany, and h lodged there. 18. Now in the morning fas he returne into the city,he hungred. 19. And when he saw * as fig-tree [Gr.oneFig-tree] in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no frui grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig-tree withered away. 20. And when the disciples faw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig tree wi thered away! 21. Jesus ansivered and faid unto them, Verily I fay unto you, If ye have i faith, and doubt not

, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig-tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea, it shall be done. all things whatsoever ye fall * ask in Prayer, believing, ye shall receive. 23. And when he was come into


22. And



e " See on Mar. 11. 11. was nigh unto Jerusalem,, about

b Isa. 26. 11. Lord, when thy fifteen furlongs off. Hand is lifred up they will not see, f* See on Mar, 11, 12, 13. but they shall fee, and be afbamed 3 Luk. 13 6. A certain man for their Envy at the People - s had a Fig tree planted in his Vine

A&t. 4. 2. The Priests - being 'yard, and he came and fought grieved that they taught the Peo Fruit thereon, and found none. ple.- A&. 13. 45. When the 2 Tim. 3. 5. Having a Form Jews saw the multitudes, they . of Godlinefs, but denying the Powe were filled with Envy, and spake an je er thereof gainst those things which were fpo it Luk. i7 6. ken by Paul, contradi&ting and

:: 1 Cor. 13. 2. blafpheming.

17; 20. d'* Psal 8. 2. Out of the mouth

+ Mar. 11. 24.

+ Luk. In of Bebes and Sucklings haft thou 15 9. tJoh. 3. 21. t Joh. 5. 14 ordained Strength, because of thine See on Mat. 7. 7. Enemies, that thou mightest still ** Mar. 11. 29. And they come tbe Enemy and the Avenger. again to Jerusalem; and as he

+ Joh. . 18. Now Betbony

# Jam. 1. 6 See on Mat.

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30. And he

thou killed it the Egyptian ? + A&t. Poder, or by what Name, have, ye done this? + A&t. 7. 27. He is, chruft him away, saying, Who were reclaimei, chefe so, s.

the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the peoa ple came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things, and who gave thee this authority ?

24. And Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one thing, which if yo

I in likewise will tell you by what authority I do thele things. 25. The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men and they reasoned with ghenifelves

, saying, If we shall fay, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him? 26. But if we shall say, of 'men; we fear the People; for all - hold John as a Prophet.

27. And they answered želus

, and said, we cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither tell í you by what authority I do these things. 28. ( But what think you? A certain man had two fons, and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard. 29. He answered and said, I will nót: but afterward he repented and went, came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered, and said, I go fir; and went not. 31. Whether of them twain did the Will of his father? They say unto him, The first

. Jefus faith unto them, Verily, I say unto you, that the publicans and the (1) harlots go into the kingdom of God before you. 32. For - John came unta you

in i was walking in the Temple, there made thee a Rulm and a Judge ovet

come to him the chief Priefts,and the Scribes, and the Elders. * Luk.

n See on Maf. II. 2. 90.!. --As he taught the People

0.: Ecclefiafticus 19. 21. If a in the Temple, and preached the Servant lay to his Master, I will Gospel , the chief Priests and

not do as it pleaseth thee, though Scribes came upon him

with the

aftermard he do it, he angreth him

that nourisheth him. **Exod. 2. 14. He said, who P + Luk. 7. 29, 30,

All the made thee a Prince and a Judge over us ? intendest thou to kill me, as

1. People that heard him, and the

Publicans, justified God, being 2:7. When they had let them in John. But the Pharisees and the midft , chey asked, By what Lawyers rejected the Counsel of

God' against themselves, being

nor baprized of him. ; that did his Neighbour wrong,

4 + Mar. 3. 8. Bring forth there.

fore Fruits meet for Repentance, (1) That is, those who had beça Pablicans and Harlots, buc

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in the waỹ of righteousness, and ye believed him not but the a publicans and the harlots believed him. All ye when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that y might believe him. 33. q Heas another Parable: Thet was à certain housholder which ” planted a vineyard, at hedged it round about, and digged a wine-press in and built a tower, and let it out to Husbandmen, an went into a far country. 34. And when the time the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbank men, that they might receive the fruits of it.

35. the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, a killed another, and stoned another. 36. Again he fe


der ver. 33


2 + Luk. 3. 12, 13; Then came ling into a far Country, &c. also Publicans to be baptized, and d+ Cant. 8. 11. The Words said unto him, Master, what shall

Veri 12. My wę do ? And he said unto them, yard which is mine is before o Exa& no more than that which is 5 thou, O Solomon, must have appointed you.

thousand, and those that keep + Pfal. 80.9. Thou


Fruit thereof two Hundred. rest room before it, and didft cause e 2 Chron. 36. 16. They mid it to take deep Root, and it filled the Messengers of God, and depl the Land.' f Cant. 8. 11. Solo- 10 his Words, and misused his B mon had a Vineyard at Baal-hamon, phets, until the Wrath of the Lo he let out the Vineyard unto Keeps arose against his People. N.

every one for the Fruit 9. 26. They were disobedient thereof was to bring a thousand rebelled against thee, and caft Pieces of Silver. . * Ila. 5.1. Now 15 Law behind their backs, and will I fing to my well beloved, a thy Prophets which teftified again Song of my beloved touching his

them to

turn them to thee, Vineyard: My beloved hath a Jer. 37. 15. The Princes we Vineyard in a very fruitful Hill. wrath with Jeremiab, and mote hi Jer. 2. 21. I had planted thee and put him in Prison, Mat. noble Vine. wholly a right Seed : 37: O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, tha How then art thou turned into that killeft the Prophets, and for the degenerate Plant of a strange them which are sent unto thee Vine unto me? Mar. 12. 1. A Acts 7:51, 52. -As your Fath certain Man planted a Vineyard, and did, so do ye, Which of the Pe

25 sec an Hedge about it, and digged phets have not your Fathers Por a Place for the Wine-fat, and built cuted? and they have pain chej a Tower, and let it out to Husa which thewed before of the Con bandmen, and went into a faring of the just one; of whom ; Country. * Luk.. 20. 9., A cer- zo have been now the betrayers tain man planted a Vineyard, and let Murderers. Ašt. 7. 59. The it forth to Husbandmen, and went stoned. Stephen.—2 Cor. 11. 3 into a far Country for a long Once was I stoned. 1 Thef, 2. 15 time.

Who both killed the Lord Jefus + Mat. 25. 14, is: The King- 35 and their own Prophets, and have dom of Heaven is as a star cravel-persecuted us,





other servants, more than the first: and they did unto them likewise. *37. But last of all, he sent unto them his son, faying, They will reverence my son. 38. But when the husbandmen saw the son, They said among themselves, This is

the Heir, come, let us 8 kill hiin, and let us seize on his inheritance. 39. And they caught him, and 5 cast him out of the vineyard, and flew him.: 40. When the Lord therefore of the vineyard cometh, what will he do unto those husbandmen ? 41. They say unto him, He will miserably

destroy those wicked men, and will k let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen, which shall render him the fruits in their seasons. 42. Jefus faith unto them, Did ye 'never read in the scriptures, The stone which the Builders reje&ted, the same is become the head of the corner; this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes? 43. Therefore fay 1 unto you, The kingdom of God m shaji be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the Fruits


And whosoever shall n fall on this stone shall be broken : but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind






on. Heb. 1.

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*+ Pfal. 2. 8. Ask of me, and I that the Word of God should first fhall give thee, the Heathen for have been spoken unto you: but thine Inheritance, and the utmoft seeing you put it from you, and Parts of the Earth for thy Poffefli- judge yourselves unworthy of

2. God-hath in everlasting Life, lo, we turn to the these last Days fpoken unto us by


Gentiles. A&t. 28. 28. Be it known his Son, whom he hath appointed

unto you, that the Salvation of

God is sent unto the Gentiles, and 3 * Mat. 26. 3. Then assembled that they will hear it. together the chief Priests, and the

1 * Psal. 118. 22.::

Act. 4. Ir. Scribes, and the Elders of the Peo. See on Luk: 2. 34: ple

, unto the Palace of the High m + Mat 8.12. The Children of Priest ! + Mat. 27. 1. When the the Kingdom shall be cast into

was come, all the chief outer Darkness: there shall be Priets and Elders of the People, ış weeping and gnashing of Teeth. look Counsel against Jesus to put

Ifa, 8. 14.

† Zech. 12., 3. him to death. * Joh. n. 33. From

+ Luk. 20. 18.

* Rom. 9. 33: that Day forth, they took 'Counfel Pet. 2.7. See on Luk. 2:34. together for to put him

Ifa. 63, 12. The Nation and

Kingdom that will not serve thee Heb. 13. 12. Jefus fuffered

12. Jefus --suffered "fball perish: yea, those Nations Mall without the Gate.

be utterly wajted.

.:: Dan 2. 34 + See Luk. 20. 16. He shall Thou lawest till that a Stone was come and destroy these Husband cut out without Hands, which men, and shall give the Vineyard (mote the Image upon his Feet

25 that were of Iron and Clay, and A&. 13:46. It was necessary brak- them to pieces.



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