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2 Pet. 11. 7-12.

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θαι, αδίκους εις ημέρας κρίσεως κολαζο-
VER. 7.

μένους τηρείν Και δίκαιον Λωτ, καταπονούμνον υπό a The Lord knoweth how to deliver της των αθέσμων εν ασελγεία αναστροφής, | the godly out of temptations, and ια éppúrato

breserve the unjust unto c the day of a And delivered just Lot, vered with judgment d to be punished: the filthy conversution of the wicked: a See on 1 Cor. x. ver. 13. clause 2. * And when the morning arose, then

b See on ver. 4. clause 3. the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise,

See on Matt. X. ver. 15. clause 2. take thy wife, and thy two daugh

d See on Matt. xxv. ver. 46. clause 1. ters, which are here; lest thou be

VER. 10. consumed in the iniquity of the city. And, while he lingered, the men laid

Μάλιστα δε τους οπίσω σαρκός έν έπιhold upon his hand, and upon the | θυμία μιασμού πορευομένους, και κυριόband of his wife, and upon the hand Tutos xatapporoürtaç Tonjuntai, aŭtáof his two daughters, the Lord being dess, dócas où trémovoi Brac pouīvtes. merciful unto him: and they brought But chiefly them that walk after a the him forth, and set him without the flesh b in the lust of uncleannes, cand city. And it came to pass, when they despise * government. Presumptuousare had brought them forth abroad, that they, self-willed, they are not afraid to he said, Escape for thy life; look not speak evil of dignities. behind thee, neither stay thou in all

Or, dominion. the plain: escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed. And Lot said

A See on John iii. ver. 6. clause 1, unto them, Oh! not so, my lord. Be

See on Rom. i. ver. 24. 26. hold now, thy servant hath found

c See on Rom. xiii. ver. 1. clause 1. grace in thy sight, and thou hast mag

VER. 11. nified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life;

"Όπου άγγελοι ισχύϊ και δυνάμει μείand I cannot escape to the mountain, Τζονες όντες, ου φέρoυσι κατ' αυτών παρά lest some evil take me, and I die. Be- Kupim Brés amuoy rgiony. hold now, this city is near to flee unto, a Whereas angels, which are greater and it is a little one : Oh! let me

in power and might, bring not railing escape thither, (is it not a little one?) accusation • against them before the and my soul shall live. And he said Lord. unto him, See, I have accepted thee

* Some read, against themselves. concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the wbich

a Yet Michael the archangel, when thou hast spoken. Haste thee, escape contending with the devil, (he disthither; for I cannot do any thing till puted about the body of Moses,) durst thou become thither : therefore the not bring against him a railing accu. name of the city was called Zoar. The sation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee, sun was risen upon the earth when Lot Jude 9. entered into Zoar, Gen. xix. 15—23.

VER. 12.

Ούτοι δε, ας άλογα ζώα φυσικά, γεγενVER. 8.

τημένα εις άλωσιν και φθοράν, εν οίς άγ(Βλέμματι γάρ και ακοή και δίκαιος εγκα- νοούσι βλασφημούντες, έν τη φθορά αυτών τοικών εν αυτοίς, ήμέραν εξ ημέρας ψυχήν καταφθαρήσονται: δικαίαν ανόμοις έργοις έβασάνιζεν.)

a But these, as natural brute beasts, (For that a righteous man dwelling

b made to be taken and destroyed, speak among them, in seeing and hearing, evil of the things that they understand vered his righteous soul from day to day not ; c and shall utterly perish in their with their unlawful deeds ;)

own corruption ; . See on Luke i, ver. 6. clause 1.

a For he seeth that wise men die,

likewise the fool and the brutish perVER. 9.

son perish, and leave their wealth to οίδε Κύριος ευσεβείς εκ πειρασμού ρύεσ. . others, Psal. xlix. 10. A brutish man

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2 PET. II. 12--17.

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knoweth not; neither doth a fool un of a strange woman. Lust not after derstand this, xcii. 6. Understand, ye her beauty in thine heart ; neither brutish among the people : and ye let her take thee with her eyelids, fools, when will ye be wise ? xciv. 8. Prov. vi. 24, 25. But I say unto you, But these speak evil of those things That whosever looketh on a woman which they know not: but wbat they to lust after her, hath committed know naturally, as brute beasts, in adultery with her already in his heart, those things they corrupt themselves, | Matt. . 28. For all that is in the Jude 10.

world, the lust of the flesh, and the b See on Rom. ix. ver. 22. clause 4. lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, • See on Matt. xxv. ver. 46. clause 1. is not of the Father, but is of the

world, 1 John ii. 16. VER. 13.

b Can the Ethiopian change his Kouloúpisyo pic dòv ådonias, ndovno nyoú- skin, or the leopard his spots ? then Mevol Tony év mpészen aguony, ott 21 rad põ- may ye also do good, that are acMol, évtpupãVTEC ¿v tais årátais aitav, customed to do evil, Jer. xii. 23. O συνευωχύμενοι υμίν, ,

generation of vipers, how can ye, beAnd shall receive the reward of un- ing evil, speak good things ? for out righteousness, as they that count it plea of the abundance of the heart the sure to riot in the day time. b Spots mouth speaketh, Matt. xii. 34. they are and blemishes, sporting them

c See on Matt. xxiv. ver. 5. selves with their own deceivings while

d See on ver. 3. clauses 1, 2. they feust with you ;

e See on Matt. xxv. ver.41. clause 2. a See on Rom. ii. ver. 8, 9.

VER. 15. b These are spots in your feasts of Καταλιπόντες την ευθείαν οδον, έπλαcharity, when they feast with you, feed. vhongar, itaxonou "SAYTES TÃO BỘ ToŨ Being themselves without fear: clouds | λαάμ του Βοσος, ός μισθόν αδικίας γάthey are without water, carried about TNJE of winds; trees whose fruit withereth,

a Which have forsaken the right way, without fruit, twice dead, plucked and are gone astray, following the way up by the roots, Jude 12.

of c Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved When ye come together therefore

the wages of unrighteousness ; into one place, this is not to eat the Lord's supper. For in eating every

a See on 1 Tim. i. ver. 6. one taketh before other his own sup

b Woe unto them ! for they have per: and one is hungry, and another gone in the way of Cain, and ran is drunken. What! bave ye not houses greedily after the error of Balaam for to eat and to drink in? or despise ye reward, and perished in the gainsaythe church of God, and shame them ing of Core, Jude 11. that have not? What shall I say to

c See Numb. xxii.--xxiv. you shall I praise you in this? I

VER. 16. praise you not, 1 Cor. xi. 20-22.

"Έλεγξιν δε έσχεν ιδίας παρανομίας VER. 14.

υποζύγιον άφωνον, εν ανθρώπου φωνή φθεγ

ξάμενον, εκώλυσε την του προφήτου παοφθαλμούς έχοντες μεστούς μοιχαλίδος, και ακαταπαύστoυς αμαρτίας» δελεά

ραφρονίαν. . ζοντες ψυχάς αστηρίκτους, καρδίαν γεγυμ

But was rebuked for his iniquity: the νασμένης πλεονεξίαις έχοντες, κατάρας dumb ass speaking with man's roice forτέκνα

bar the madness of the prophet. a Having eyes full of * adultery, band

VER. 17. that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: dan heart they have ex- λαίλαπος ελαυνόμεναι, οίς ο ζόφος του

Ουτοί είσι πηγαι άνυδροι, νεφέλαι υπό ercised with covetous practices; e cursed | σκότους εις αιώνα τετήρηται. children:

a These are wells without water, clouds • Gr. an adultress.

that are carried with a tempest; c to a To keep thee from the evil wo whom the mist of darkness is reserved man, from the flattery of the tongue for ever.

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2 Pet. 11. 17-22.1. 1, 2.

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VER. 20. charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear :

Ει γαρ αποφυγόντες τα μιάσματα του clouds they are without water, earried κόσμου εν επιγνώσει του Κυρίου και σωτήabout of winds; trees whose fruit | ρος Ιησού Χριστού, τούτοις δε πάλιν έμwithereth, without fruit, twice dead, Taxértes iztārtas, réyover autois à plucked up by the roots; Raging és Xata xrigova são mpéter. waves of the sea, foaming out their a For if after they have escaped the own shame; wandering stars, to whom pollutions of the world through the is reserved the blackness of darkness knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus for ever, Jude 12, 13.

Christ, they are again entangled therein, b That we henceforth be no more and overcome, the latter end is worse with children, tossed to and fro, and carried them than the beginning. about with every wind of doctrine, by

a See on Matt. xii. ver. 45. clause 3. the sleight of men, und cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to de

VER. 21. ceive, Eph. iv. 14.

Κρείττον γάρ ήν αυτοίς μη επεγνωκέναι See on Matt. viii. ver. 12. clause 2. Thy odor rñs druanos úrns, Tigro ou

επιστρέψαι εκ της παραδοθείσης αυτούς VER. 18.

αγίας εντολής. Υπέρογκα γάρ ματαιότητος φθεγγόμε a For it had been better for them not νοι δελεάζουσιν εν επιθυμίαις σαρκός, ασελ- to have known the way of righteousness, gelats, rous Örtwç đTopoyórtas Toùs év than, after they have known it, to turn πλάνη αναστρεφομένους

from the holy commandment delivered a For when they speak great swelling unto them. words of vanity, they allure through a See on Luke xii. rer. 47. the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were * clean es

VER. 22. caped from them who live in error. Συμβέβηκε δε αυτούς το της αληθώς * Or, for a little, or, a while, as some

παροιμίας Κύων επιστρέψας επί το ίδιον read.

εξέραμα: καί: "Yς λουσαμένη, είς κύλισ.

μα βορβόρου. . a To execute judgment upon all; and to convince all that are ungodly among

a But it is happened unto them accordthem of all their ungodly deeds which ing to the true proverb, The dog is turned they have ungodly committed, and of to his own vomit aguin ; and the sow that all their hard speeches which ungodly

was washed to her wallowing in the mire. sinners have spoken against him. a As a dog returneth to his vomit; These are murmurers, complainers, so a fool returneth to his folly, Prov. walking after their own lusts; and xxvi. 11. their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men's persons in admi

CHAP. III.-VER, 1. ration because of advantage, Jude

Ταύτην ήδη, αγαπητοί, δευτέραν υμίν 15, 16.

γράφω επιστολήν, έν αίς διεγείρω υμών εν VER. 19.

υπομνήσει την ειλικρινή διάνοιαν: 'Ελευθερίαν αυτούς επαγγελλόμενοι, αυτοί This second epistle, beloved, I now δούλοι υπάρχοντες της φθοράς και γάρ τις

write unto you ; in both which I stir up ήττηται, τούτω και δεδούλωται.

your pure minds by way of remembrance : la While they promise them liberty,

VER. 2. b they themselves are the servants of cor Μνησθήναι των προειρημένων ρημάτων ruption; for of whom a man is overcome, υπό των αγίων προφητών, και της των of the same is he brought in bondage. αποστόλων ημών εντολής, του Κυρίου και

a For, brethren, ye bave been called twrñgos unto liberty; only use not liberty for a That ye may be mindful of the words an occasion to the flesh, but by Tove which were spoken before by the holy proserve one another, Gal. v. 13. phets, and of the commandment of us the b See on John viii. ver. 34.

apostles of bthe Lord Cand Savinir:

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2 Pet. III. 2-8.

A. D. 66. a But, beloved, remember ye the Through faith we understand that the words which were spokon before of worlds were framed by the word of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; God; so that things which are seen How that they told you there should were not made of things which do be mockers in the last time, who appear, Heb. xi. 3. should walk after their own ungodly

VER. 6. lusts, Jude 17, 18. Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter

Δι' ών ο τότε κόσμος ύδατι κατακλυσ. times some shall depart from the faith, Beis átáleTQ" giving heed to seducing spirits, and a Whereby the world that then was, doctrines of devils, 1 Tim. iv. 1. being overflowed with water, perished:

b See on Luke ii. ver. 11. clause 3. a And it came to pass after seven See on Matt. i. ver. 21. clause S.

days, that the waters of the flood were VER. S.

upon the earth. In the six hundredth TOUTO TE PÕ Toy YiVÁCHOVTES, örr ixsúsor- year of Noah's life, in the second ται επ' εσχάτου των ημερών εμπαίκται, month, the same day were all the

month, the seventeenth day of the κατά τας ιδίας αυτών επιθυμίας πορευό- I fountains of the great deep broken up, , fLEVOL,

and the windows of heaven were Knowing this first, that there shall opened. And the rain was upon the come in the last days scoffers, walking earth forty days and forty nights, Gen. after their own lasts,

vii. 10–12. And the flood was forty

days upon the earth; and the waters VER. 4.

increased, and bare up the ark, and it Και λέγοντες: Πού έστιν ή επαγγελία | was lift up above the earth. And the της παρουσίας αυτού και αφ' ής γάς οι πα waters prevailed, and were increased τέρες εκοιμήθησαν, πάντα ούτω διαμένει | greatly upon the earth; and the ark απ' αρχής κτίσεως. .

went upon the face of the waters. a And saying, Where is the promise of And the waters prevailed exceedingly his coming ? for since the fathers fell upon the earth; and all the high hills asleep, all things continue as they were

that were under the whole heaven from the beginning of the creation.

were covered. Fifteen cubits upwards a See on Matt. xxiv. ver. 48.clause 2. tains were covered. And all flesh died

did the waters prevail; and the monnVER. 5.

that moved upon the earth, both of Aavbável yap autoùg toīTo Señorras, fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and ότι ουρανοί ήσαν έκπαλαι, και γη εξ ύδα' of every creeping thing that creepeth Tos rai d'ÜNatoç Tutorära, rõ row upon the earth, and every man : All

in whose nostrils was the breath of Θεού λόγω

life, of all that was in the dry land, For this they willingly are ignorant ' died, 17—22. of, a that by the word of God the heavens

VER. 7. were of old, and the earth * standing out of the water and in the water :

Οι δε νύν ουρανού και η γή αυτού λόγω

τεθησαυρισμένοι εισί, πυρί τηρούμενοι εις . Gr. consisting

ημέραν κρίσεως και απωλείας των ασεβών a And God said, Let there be a ávOpásmov. firmament in the midst of the waters, 2 But the heavens and the earth, which and let it divide the waters from the are now, by the same word are kept in waters, Gen. i. 6. And God said, Let store, reserved unto fire against b the day the waters under the heaven be ga- of judgment and perdition of ungodly thered together unto one place, and let men. the dry land appear : and it was so, 9.

a See on Matt. v. ver. 18. clause 1. By the word of the Lord were the hea

b See on Matt. x. ver. 15. clause 2. vens made ; and all the host of them by the breath of his month. He ga

VER. 8. thereth the waters of the sea together “Εν δε τούτο μη λανθανέτω υμάς, άγα as an heap; he layeth up the depth : πητοί, ότι μία ημέρα παρά Κυρίω ώς χίλια in storehouses, Psal. xxxiii. 6, 7. étn, xai xiasa štnas muiga pia.

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But, beloved, be not ignorant of this Seeing then that all these things shall one thing, a that one day is with the be dissolved, what manner of persons Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand ought ye to be a in all holy conversation years as one day.

and b godliness, a For a thousand years in thy sight a See on Eph. iv. ver. 29. are but as yesterday when it is past, b See on chap. i. ver. 6. clause 3. and as a watch in the night, Psal xc. 4.

VER. 12.
VER. 9.

Προσδοκώντας και σπεύδοντας την παΟύ βραδύνει ο Κύριος της επαγγελίας | ρουσίας της του Θεού ημέρας, δι' ήν ουρανοί ώς τινες βραδυτητα ηγούνται αλλά μακρο

πυρούμενοι λυθήσονται, και στοιχεία καυθυμεί εις ημάς, μη βουλόμενός τινας άπο- σούμενα τέκεται και λέσθαι, αλλά πάντας εις μετάνοιαν χω a Looking for and * hasting unto the gñtai.

coming of the day of God, wherein the a The Lord is not slack concerning his heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, promise, as some men count slackness; and the elements shall melt with fervent

heat? b but is longsuffering to us-ward, C not willing that any should perish, but that *Or, hastening the coming. all should come to repentance.

a See on 1 Thess. i. ver. 10. clause 1. a See on Luke xviii. ver 7. clause 2.

b See ver. 10. b See on Rom. ii. ver. 4. clause 3.

VER. 13. cHave I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die ? saith the Lord to stayyanma' avro miqes donąjky, v

Καινούς δε ουρανούς και γην καινήν κατά God; and not that he should return

οίς δικαιοσύνη κατοικεί. . from his ways, and live? Ezek. xvii. 23. For I have no pleasure in the

a Nevertheless we, according to his death of him that dieth, saith the Lord promise, look for new heavens and a new God: wherefore turn yourselves, and earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. live ye, 32. Say unto them, As I live, a For, behold, I create new heavens, saith the Lord God, I have no plea- and a new earth : and the former shall sure in the death of the wicked; but not be remembered, nor come into that the wicked turn fror way and mind, Isa. Ixv. 17. For as the new live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil heavens, and the new earth, which I ways; for why will ye die, 0 house will make, shall remain before me, of Israel? xxxiii. 11.

saith the LORD, so shall your seed and

your name remain, lxvi. 22. And I VER. 10.

saw a new heaven and a new earth : "Ηξει δε η ημέρα Κυρίου ως κλέπτης έν | for the first heaven and the first earth vuxti, év F. oi ougavci pouzndày Fapensúbos- were passed away; and there was no ται, στοιχεία δε καυσούμενα λυθήσονται, | τηore sea, Rev. xxi. 1. και γη και τα εν αυτή έργα κατακαήσεται. .

VER. 14. But a the day of the Lord will come Διό, αγαπητοι, ταύτα προσδοκώντες, b as a thief in the night ; « in the which | σπουδάσατε άσπιλοι και αμώμητοι αυτά the heavens shall pass away with a great supebñvar év elpávno noise, d and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works

Wherefore, beloved, seeing that that are therein shall be burned up.

for such things, a be diligent, bthat ye

may be found of him in peace, without a See on 1 Cor.i. ver. 8. clause 3.

spot, and blameless. b See on Matt. xxiv. ver. 43.

a See on Matt. xi. ver. 12. See on Matt. v. ver. 18. clause 1.

b See on 2 Cor. xi. ver. 2. clause S. d See ver. 12.

VER. 15.
VER. 11.

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