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many that were rich cast in much. 42. And there came certain poor Widow, and the threw in two (1) mites, whil make a farthing. 43. And he called unto him his Discipe and faith unto them, Verily, I say unto you, that this ! Widow hath caft more in, than all they which have caft to the Treatury. 44. For all they did cast in of their ab dance: but the of her want did caft in all that the even all her living.


ND as he 'went out of the temple, one of his

ciples faith unto him, Master, see what mamer Itones, and what buildings are here. 2. And Jesus answer faid unto him, Seest thou these great buildings ? there * not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thro down. 3. And as he lat upon the mount of Olives, on againit the Temple, Peter, and James, and John, and drew, asked him privately,' 4. Tell us, when thail ti things be? and what shall be the fign when all these til shall be fulfilled ? 5. And Jesus anlivering them, began fay, • Take heed leit any man deceive you.

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as one comerh into the House of his Disciples came to him for the Lord, and the Priests that thew him the Buildings of kept the Door, put therein all the Temple. Luk. 21. 5. As il Money that was brought into the spake of the Temple how it was House of the Lord.

s dorned with goodly Stones i +2 Cor. 8.12. If there be first Gifts a willing Mind, it is accepted accord

m See on Luk. 19. 44. ing to that a Mun hach, and not 1 * Mat. 24 3. -Tell us," according to that he hath not. fh all these Things be? and ut

k: Deut. 24.6. No man shall jo shall be the sign of thy Coming, take the nether or the upper Milstone of the End of the World ? to pledge: for he takech a man's

+ See on Mat. 24. 4. Life to pledge. 1 Joh. 3. 17. 2 Eidr. 15. 14, 15, 35. Wo Wholo hath this Worlds Goods, the World, and them that du and feeth his brother have Need, 15 therein. For the Sword and the and shutreth up his Bowels of Com Destruction draweth nigh, and palion from him, how dwelleth People shall stand up to foto the Love of God in him?

gainst another, and Swords Mat. 24. 1. Jesus went out, their Hands. and departed from the Temple; and 20

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mours of wars, be ye not troubled: for such things must needs be ; but the end shall not be yet. 8. For nation Mall rile against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there ihall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines

, and troubles : a these are the beginnings of (1) forrows

. 9. ( But o take heed to your selves : for they shall deliver you" up to Councils ; and in the fynagogues ye shall be beaten, and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my fake, for a testimony against them. 10. And the gospel must first be published among all nations. 11. But when they shall lead you,and deliver you up, take d no thought before hand what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate: but whatsoever fhall be given you in that hour, that speak ye: for it is not ye that speak, but the holy Ghost. Now the brother'shall betray the brother to death, and the father the son: and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death. 13. And ye tha]l be hated of all men for my names fake: but he that hall f endure unto the end, the same shall be saved. 14. But when ye shall see the & abomination of defolation, spoken of by Daniel the Prophet, standing where it ought not

, (let him that readeth understand) then h let them which be in Judea, flee to the mountains : 15. And let him that is on the house-top, not go down into the house, neither enter therein, to take any thing out of his house.


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one upon another, and they shall noureth the Father, the Daughsmite down a great Multitude of ter riseth up against her Mother, the

the Earth, even their Daughter in Law, against her Mo. own Star ; and Blood shall be ther in Law; a Man's Enemies from the Sword unto the Belly.

s are the Men of his own House. 24.

8. All these are Ez. 38. 21. -Every Mans Sword the beginning of Sorrows. See on fhall be against his Brother.

ft Mat. 10. 22.

See on Mate + See on Mat. 24: 9.

24. 13. † Mat. 24. 14. This Gospel of 10 & See on Mat. 24. 1$. the Kingdom shall be preached in h + Luk. 2 1. 21.' Then let them all the World, for a Witness to all which are in Judea, flee to the Nations, and then shall the End

Mountains; and let them which

are in the midst of it, depart out ; on Mat. 10. 19.

15 and let not them that are in the * + Mic. 7. 6. The Son disho. Countries enter thereinto.





(1) # The Word in the Original importeth, The Pains of a Wo

man in Travail,

15. And let him that is in the field, not turn back ag to take up his garment. 17. But wo to them that ai Child, and to them that give suck in those days. I pray ye that your flight be not in the winter.

19. those days shall be affliction, such as was not from t ginning of the creation which God created, unto this neither thall be. 20. And except that the Lord had ned those days, no flesh should be saved: but for the 1 fake, whom he hath chosen, he hath shortned the 21. And then, if k any man fhall say to you, Lo, 1 Christ, or lo, he is there: believe him not.

22. For Christs, and false Prophets shall rise, and shall Thew and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the 23. But 'take ye heed: behold, I have foretold you things. 24. T But m in those days, after that tribulat the n Sun shall be darkned, and the moon shall

not her light: 25. And the stars of heaven shall fall, the powers that are in heaven fhall be fhaken. 26. 1 then shall they see the • Son of man coming in the clo with great power and glory. 27. And then thall he fend Angels, and shall gather together his ele£t from the fc winds, from the uttermost part of the earth, to the utt most part of heaven. 28. Now learn a P Parable of t fig-tree: when her branch is yet tender, and putteth for




I. II.

ye Should

of- 10 29.

i See the Note on Mat. 24. 24. ned, and the Moon shall not giv k + See on Mat 24. 23.

her Light, and the Stars tha. 17. Pet. 3. 17. Ye therefore fall from Heaven, and the Power beloved, seeing ye know these of the Heaven shall be thaken things before, beware lest ye also s t Mar. 14. 62. + Mat. 16. 27 being led away with the Error of

† Luk. 21. 27.

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16 the Wicked, fall from your own

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See on Ad. fedfaftners. Joh. 16. i. These things have I spoken unto you,

n See the Note on Mat. 24. that

not be fended.

0 :: Dan. 7. 13. I saw in the † Dan. 7. 10. A fiery Stream Night Visions, and behold, me issued, and came forth from before like the son of

man came in him: Thousand thousands mini the Clouds of Heaven.- t Rev. stred unto him, and Ten Thou-151. 7. Behold, he cometh with fand times ten thousand stood be. Clouds, and every Eye shall see fore him : the Judgment was him.--Ter, and

the Books were Pt Mat. 24. 32. t Luk. 21. pened. * Mat. 24. 29, c. Imme 29. And he fp them a diately after the Tribulation of 20 Parable, _Behold'the Fig - free and thote Days, ihall the San be dark all the Trees.

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leaves, ye know that summer is near:

29. So ye in like manner, when

ye shall see these things come to pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors. 30. Verily I say unto you, that this generation shall not pass, till all these things be done. 31. Heaven and earth Thall pass away: but my words shall not pass away. 32. q But of that day, and that hour, kroweth 110 man, 110 not the angels which are in heaven, (1) neither the Son, but the Father. 33. 9 Take ye heed, watch and pray; for ye know not when the time is. 34. For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch. 35. Watch ye therefore, (for ye know not when the master of the house cometh ; at even, or at midnight, or at the cock-crowing, or in the morning.) 36. Lest coming suddenly, he find you sleeping,

37. And what I say unto · you, I say unto all, Watch.

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CHAP. t Thes. 5.6. See on Mat. 24. 42, 43. (1) It

may seem strange that the Son of God, who is said to know all Things, who is ordained to be Judge of the World, and in whom are all the Treasures of Wisdom and Knowledge, should not know the Time of the future Judgment. To account for this Difficulty, Expositors have gone feveral Ways; but that which appears to me molt reasonable, is Arch-Bishop Tilerson's

, in his Sermon on this Text, Vol 9. p. 273. namely, by diftinguishing between our Lord's Humane Nature and Divine; after which he fays: And though as God he could not be ignorant of any thing, yet his Humane Understanding did not know it, And it is not unreasonable to suppose, that the Divine wisdom which dwelt in our Saviour, did communicate it self to his humane Soul according to his Pleafure ; and so his humane Nature might at some times not know some Things. And

not admitted, how can we understand that Passage concerning our Saviour, Luk. 2. 52. that Jesus grew in wisdom and Stature ? the Word may more fitly be Tranilated, in Age, and in favour with God and Man. For if the humane Nature in Chrift' did necessarily know all Things by Virtue of its Union with the Divinity, he could not

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of unleavened bread: and the chief Priests an Scribes fought how they might take him by craft, and him to death. 2. But they laid, Not on the feast-day there be an uprore of the People. 3. And being in thany, in the house of Simon the leper, as he fat at n there came a woman, having an alabaster-box of oiuitme * fpikenard [Or, pure nard, or, liquid nard], very precio and she brake the box, and poured it on his head. 4. A there were some that had indignation withi. themselı and said, Why was this waste of the ointment made? For it might have been fold for more than th 'ee hud pence, and have been given to the poor. And they inurmy ed against her. 6. And Jesus said, Let her alone, w trouble ye her? She hath wrought a good work on me. For ye have the poor with you

you always, and wheafoeve ye will, ye may do them good: d but me ye have not always 8. She hath done what the could : she is come a forehand to anoint my body to the burying. 9. Verily I say unto you, , Wheresoever this gospel thall be preached throughout the whole world, this also that she hath done shall be fpoken of for a memorial of her.

10. T And Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went unto the chief Priests, to betray him unto them. u. And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give him money, And he fought how he




Mat. 26. 2. Ye know that from the Father, and am come inafter two Days is the Feast of the Pal to the World: again, I leave the Sover, and the Son of Man is betray- World, and go to the Father. See on ed to be crucified.

+ Luk. 22. I.

Mat. 26. II. Now the Feaft of unleavened Bread &

e * Mat. 26. 14.

Then one of drew nigh, which is called the the Twelve, called Iudas Iscarior, Pallover. † Joh. 11.55. The Jews went unto the chief Priests. + Luk. Passover nigh at hand.

22.4. He went his Way, and como Joh. 13. 1. Now before the fealt muned with the chief Priests and of the Passover, when Jesus knew !Captains, how he might be:ray that his Hour was come.

him unto them. Pfal.41.9. Mine * See Mar. 26. 6.

own familiar Friend in whom I + Deut. 15. 11. The poor shall trusted, which did eat of my never ceafe out of the Land

Bread, hath lift up his Heel against d Joh. 16.5,28. I go my way to !5 mę. him that sent me.

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