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but also for the Sins of the whole

risees a council, and said, 'What do we? for this man doth many miracles. 48. If we let him thus alone,all men will believe on him; and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation. 49. And one of them named ** Caiaphas, being the high Priest that fame year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all, 50. Nor consider that it is

expedient for us, that one man should die for the People, and that the whole nation perish not. 51. And this fpake he not of himself: but being high priest that year,


prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation: 52. And not for that P nation only, but that also he should gather together in one, the children of God that were scattered abroad. 53. Then from that day forth, they took counsel together for to put him to death. 54. Jesus therefore ' walked no more openly among the Jews; but went thence unto a country near to the Wilderness, into a city called s Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples. 55. And the Jews paísover

was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purifie themfelves. 56. Then" sought they for Jesus, and spake among themselves, as they stood in the temple, what think ye, that he will not come to the feast? 57. Now both the chief

priests + A&s 4. 16. now in Christ Jesus, ye who fomeWhat shall we do to these Men? times were far off, are made nigh for that indeed a notable Miracle by the Blood of Christ. For he is hath been done by them is manifest our Peace, who hath made both to all them that dwell in Jerusalem, s one, and hath broken down the and we cannot deny it.

middle Wall of Partition between mt oh. 18. 13. + Aets 4.6. See us, &c. Gal. 3. 28. There is nei

ther Jew nor Greek, --for ye are all n* Joh 18. 14. Now Caiaphas one in Chrift Jefus, Was he which gave Counsel to the so + Joh 4.1, 3. When therefore Jews, that it was expedient that one the Lord knew how the Pharisees Man should die for the People. had heard that Jefus made and bap

• + Ifa. 49.6. It is a light thing tized more Disciples than forin, that thou shouldit be my Servant he left Judea, and departed again in

to raise up the Tribes of Jacob, and 15 to Galilee. * Joh.7. 1. Jesus walkso to restore the preserved of Israel : ed in Galilee : for he would not

I will also give thee for a Light to walk in Jewry, because the Jews the Gentiles, that thou mayst be my

fought to kill him. Şalvation to the Ends of the Earth. † See 2 Chron. 13. 19. And

Joh 2. 2. He is the Propitiation 20 Abijab pursued after Tereboam, and for our Sins : and not for ours only, took Cities from him, Ephraims

with the Towns thereof.

u + Joh. 7. 11. Then the Jews

Sought him at the Feast, and said, ? + Eph. 2. 13, 14, &c. But as Where is he?

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priests and the pharisees had given a commandment, that if any man knew where he were, he should shew it, that they might take him.

HEN Jesus, fix days before the passover, came to

Bethany, where Lazarus was, which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead. 2. 2 There they made him a supper, and Martha served: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him. 3. Then took · Mary a pound of ointment, of 1pikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. 4. Then faith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simons son, which should betray him, 5. Why was not this ointment fold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor ? 6. This he said, 110t that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the d bag, and bare what was put therein

. 7. Then said Jesus, Lét her alone : against the day of my burial hath the kept this. 8. For the poor always ye have with you, but me ye have not always. 9. Much people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there: and they came, not for Jesus sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, f whom he had raised from the dead. the chief priests consulted, that they might put Lazarus also to death; 11. Because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus. 12. T On the next day, much people that were come to the feast, when


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a + Mat. 26. 6. Jesus was in Be tain Woman named Martha, thany, in the House of Simon the ceived him into her House. And Leper. + Mar.14. 3. And being in she had a Sister called Mary, which Bethany, the House of Simon the also far at Jesus Feet, and heard Leper, as he sat at Meat, there shis Word. † Joh. 11. 2. came a Woman, having an alaba.

d* Joh. 13; 29. fter box of Ointment of Spikenard, e See on Mat. 26.11. very precious ; and she brake the

f+Joh. 11.44 Box, and poured it on his Head. sť Mar. 11. 8. Many spread

b Luk. 10. 40. Martha was cum their Garments in the Way: 'bred about much serving, and others cut down Branches off the came to him, and said, Lord, dost Trees, and strawed them in the thou not care that my Sister hath Way.

+ Luk. 19. 35. They left me to serve alone?

brought him to Fisus: and caft + Luk. 10.38, 39. It came to 15 their Garments on the Colt, and they pass as they went, that he entred fet fefus thereon. into a certain Village : and a cera




* + Joh. 7. 39. -The holy Some of them believed, and con

they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, 13. ^ Took branches of palm-trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna, blessed is the King of Ifrael that cometh in the name of the Lord. 14. And Jesus when he had found 4 young ass, sat thereon ; as it is written, 15. 'Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an affes colt.

16. These things understood not his disciples at the firft:

but when Jesus was * glorified, then remembred they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things unto him. 17. The People therefore that was with him, when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record. 18. For this cause the people also met him for that they heard that he had done this miracle. 19. The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye m prevail nothing ? behold, the world is gone after him. 20. And there were certain " Greeks among them, that came up to worship at the feaft: 21. The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired liim, saying; Sir, we would see Jesus. 22. Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: and again, Andrew and Philip told Jesus. 23. I And fefus answered them, saying, The 9 hour is come, that the Son of man should be * glorified. 24. Verily verily I say

Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground, and die, it abidech alone : but if it die, it bringeth forth Ee

inuch See on Mat. 21.8, 9.

forted with Paul and Silas: and on Mat. 21. 5.

of the devout Greeks a great Multi

tude, and of the chief Women Ghöst was not yet given, because

not a few: that Jesus was not yet glorified.

ut A&s 8. 27. Behold, a Man +Joh. 14 26. The Comfort of Ethiopia, an Eunuch of great er, which is the holy Ghoft, whom

Authority, had come to Jerusathe Father will send in my Name, lem for to worship. he shall teach you all things, and

pt Joh. 1. 44. Now Philip was bring all things to your Remem- 10 of Bethlaidh, the City of Andrew brance, whatsoever I have said and Peter.

9 + Joh. 171. These Words

fpake Jefus ; and lift up his Eyes to King. 8. 41, 42. Moreover, Heaven, and said, Father, the Hour concerning the Stranger that is not 15 is come"; glorifie thy Son, that thy of thy People Ifrael, but comech

Són may also glorifie thee. out of a far Country for thy names

1 Joh. 13.32 sake. When he Tall come and

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that which thou Sowet is not quick :: Acts 17.4.20 ned except it die.

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much fruit. 25. He that a loveth his life shall lose it: and he that (1) hateth his life in this world, shall keep it unto life eternal. 26. If any man serve me, let him follow me; and 6 where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father " honour. 27. Now is my a soul e troubled: and what shall I say? f Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came ! unto this hour. 28. Father, glorifie thy name. Then came there a h voice from heaven, Saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorifie it again. 29. The People therefore that stood by, and heard it, said that it thundred; others said, An angel spake to him. 30. Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, i but for your fakes. 31. Now is the (2) judgment of this world: now shall the prince

of of Mat. 16. alive and remain, shall be caught 25. † Mar. 8.35 + Luk. 9. 24. up together with them in the See on Luk. 17. 33.

Clouds, to meet the Lord in the • Luk. 43. -To Day shalt Air: so shall we ever be with the thou be with me in Paradise. 2 Lord. Cor. 5.8 We are confident, I say, 1 Sam. 2. 30. —Them that How and willing rather to be absent nour me I will Honout, and they chat from the Body, and to be present despise me, shall be lightly se with the Lord. ' † Joh. 14. 3. If I

Iteemed. go and prepare a place for you, 110

dt Joh. 13:21. will come again, and receive you e + Luk. 12. 50. I have a Bapunto my self, that where I am, tism to be baptized with, and how there ye may be also. Joh. 17. am I straitned till it be accomo 24. Father, I will that they also plished ! whom thou hast given me, be's See on Mat. 26. 39. with me where I am, that they 8: Luk. 22. 53. When I was may behold my Glory which thou daily with you in the Temple, ye haft given mé: for thou lovedst stretched forth no Hands againft me before the Foundation of the me : but this is your Hour, and the World. Phil. 1. 23. I am in a 20 Power of Darkness. Strait betwixt two, having a de

h See on Mat. 3. 17. fire to depart and to be with Christ; Joh. 11.42. which is far better. Rev. 3. 21. k Gen. 3. 15. I will put Enmity, To him that overcometh will I between thee and the Woman, and grant to fit with me in my Throne.- 25 between thy Seed and her Seed: it i Ther. 4. 17. Then we which are

hall (1) To hate in Scripture, signifies to love less. It is not here supposed that a Man should, properly speaking, hate his own Life ; bue che Meaning is, he that shall love his Life more than Christ, and he that to fave his temporal Life, and be free from Sufferings, shall deny Christ, fuch an one shall lose his Eternal Life; that is, he shall lose his Eternal Happi ness, and bring upon himself Eternal Misery

(2) This Word fometimes signifies Condemnation or Punishment, as Jer. 48. 47. The Judgment of Moab, is the Condemnation or Punilhraent



Ee 2

Col. 2. 15.

labour under. And in chis Sense I understand it here: has been long under the Tyranny of the Devil, shall be delivered.

of this world be cast out. 32. And I, 'if I be lifted up from the earth, will m draw all men unto me.

33. ( * This he said, fignifying what death he should die.) 34. The People answered him, • We have heard out of the law, that

Chrift Ball bruise thy Head, and thou shalt gainst the Rulers of the Darkness of bruise his Heel. Psal. 68. 18. this World, against spiritual Wick-Thou haft led CaptivityCaptive. - edness in high Places. Col. 1. 13. Ifa. 53. 12. – He Ihall divide the Who hath delivered us from the Spoil with the Strong: + Mat. 12. 5 Power of Darkness. 29. How can one enter into a strong Having spoiled Principalities and Mans House, and fpoil his Goods, Powers, he made a Shew of them except he first bind the strong openly, triumphing over them in Man and then he will spoil his

it. Heb. 2. 14.

That through House. Luk. 1o. 18. I beheld Death he might destroy him that had Satan as Lightning fall from Hea the Power of Death, that is the ven. Luk. 11. 22. When a strong. Devil er than he shall come upon him, it Joh. 3. 14. As Moses lifted up and overcome him, he taketh from the Serpent in the Wilderness, ebim all his Armour wherein he ven so muft the Son of Man be trusted, and divideth his Spoils."S lifted up + Joh. 8. 28. When ye † Joh. 14. 30. The Prince of this have lift up the Son of Man, then World cometh, and hath nothing shall know that I am he. in me. t Joh.16.11. The Prince # Rom. 5. 18. As by the Of. of this world is judged. A&ts 26.20 fence of one judgment came upon 18. To open their Eyes, and to all Men to Condemnation : even fo turn them from Darkness to Light, by the Righteousness of one, the and from the Power of Satan unto

free Gift came upon all Men unto God. I Cor. 2. 12. Now we justification of Life. Gal 3. 28. have received not the spirit of the 25 There is neither Jew nor Greck, World, but the Spirit which is of --for ye are all one in Christ Jelus.

2 Cor. 4 4. In whom the † Heb. 2. 9. -That he by the God of this world hath blinded the Grace of God should taste Deaih Minds of them which believe for every Man.

Eph. 2. 2. Wherein in 30 n • Joh 18. 32. That the Saya "Time past ye walked according to ing of Jesus might be fulilled,

the Course of this World, accord which he spake, signifying what ing to the Prince of the Power of Death he should die. the Air, the Spirit that now work • 2 Sam. 7. 13. I will ftablish eth in the Children of Disobedi the Throne of his Kingdom for la

35 ence. Eph. 4. 8, When he ascende + Pfal 89. 36, 37. His Seed ed up on high, he led Captivity shall endure for ever, and his Throne Captive, and gave Gifts unto Men.

as the Sun before me. It shall be t Eph. 6. 12 We wrestle not a eltaálished for ever as the Moon, and gainst Flesh and Blood, but against 40 as a faithful Witness in Heaven. Principalities, against Powers, a

Selah. of Moab. Sometimes it stands for Deliverance or Redemption: Thus, Isa. 1:17. to judge the Fatherless, is to deliver them from the Oppression they

Now is the Judge ment of this world; that is, Now is the Time when the Wold, which






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