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A. D. cir. 66.
JUDE 7-11.

A. D. cir. 66. σαρκός ετέρας, πρόκεινται δείγμα, πυρός Whereas angels, which are greater αιωνίου δίκην υπέχουσαι. .

in power and might, bring not railing a Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and accusation against them before the the cities about them in like manner,

Lord, 2 Pet. ii. 11. giving themselves over to fornication,

€ But the prince of the kingdom

of Persia withstood me one and twenty and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the ven- days: but, lo, Michael, one of the geance of beternal fire.

chief princes, came to help me; and

I remained there with the kings of * Gr. other.

Persia, Dan. 2. 13. And at that time a See on 2 Pet. ii. ver. 6.

shall Michael stand up, the great • See on Matt. iii. ver. 12. clause 5. prince which standeth for the child

ren of thy people, xii. 1. And there VER. 8.

was war in heaven: Michael and his Ομοίως μέντοι και ούτοι ενυπνιαζόμε- angels fought against the dragon; νου, σάρκα μεν μιαίνουσι, κυριότητα δε and the dragon fought and his angels, άθετούσι, δόξας δε βλασφημούσιν.

Rev. xii. 7.

c And he shewed me Joshua the Likewise also a these filthy dreamers High Priest standing before the angel b defile the flesh, despise dominion, and of the LORD, and Satan standing at speak evil of dignities.

his right hand to resist him. And : I have heard what the prophets the Lord said unto Satan, The LORD said, that prophesy lies in my name, rebuke thee, O Satan ; even the LORD saying, I have dreamed, 'I have that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke dreamed. How long shall this be in thee : is not this a brand plucked out the heart of the prophets that pro of the fire ? Zech. iii. 1, 2. phesy lies? yea, they are prophets of

VER. 10. the deceit of their own heart: Which think to cause my people to forget my φημούσιν· όσα δε φυσικώς, ως τα άλογα

Ούτοι δε όσα μεν ουκ οίδασι, βλασname by their dreams, which they tell every man to his neighbour, as

ζώα, επίστανται, εν τούτοις φθείρονται. their fathers have forgotten my name

a But these speak evil of those things for Baal.' The prophet that hath a which they know not: but what they dream, let him tell a dream; and he know naturally, as brute beasts, in those that hath my word, let him speak my things they corrupt themselves. word faithfully. What is the chaff to

* See on 2 Pet. ii. ver. 1%. the wheat? saith the LORD, Jer. xxii. 25-28.

VER. 11. b See on 1 Cor. iii. ver. 17.

Ουαί αυτοίς· ότι τη οδώ του Κάϊν επο• But chiefy them that walk after ρεύθησαν, και τη πλάνη του Βαλαάμ the Heah in the last of uncleanness, μισθού εξεχύθησαν, και την αντιλογία του and despise government: presumptu. Kogà á námorto. ous fre they, self-willed; they are not • Woe unto them! b for they have gone afraid to speak evil of dignities, in the way of Cain, č and ran grcedily 2 Pet. ii, 10. See also on Rom. xiii. after the error af Balaam for reward, ver. 1. clause 1.

and perished in the gainsaying of Core. VER. 9.

a The shew of their countenance O di Mixana åpxsyrenos

, re côn doth

witness against them; and they διαβόλω διακρινόμενος διελέγετο περί του declare their sin as Sodom, they hide Μωσέως σώματος, ουκ ετόλμησε κρίσιν

it not: woe unto their soul! for they laivyner Baao mulas, das einer "Erin have rewarded evil unto themselves, τιμήσαι σοι Κύριος.

Isa. iii. 9. Woe unto the wicked! .

it shall be ill with him ; for the reward a Yet b Michael the archangel, when of his hands shall be given him, 11. contending with the devil he disputed Thus saith the Lord God, Woe unto about the body of Moses, durst not bring the foolish prophets, that follow their against him a railing accusation, but own spirit, and have seen nothing! said, The Lord rebuke thee.

Ezek. xiii. 3. But woe unto you,

for ye

A. D. cir. 66.
JUDE 11-14.

A. D. cir. 66. Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites ! | Fret not thyself because of evil-doers'


up the kingdom of heaven neither be thou envious against the against men : for ye neither go in workers of iniquity: For they shall yourselves, neither suffer ye them that soon be cut down like the grass, and are entering to go in. Woe unto you, wither as the green herb, xxxvii. 1, 2. Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Some fell upon stony places, where for ye

devour widows' houses, and they had not much earth: and forthfor a pretence make long prayer : with they sprung up, because they therefore ye shall receive the greater had no deepness of earth: And when damnation. Woe unto you, Scribes the sun was up, they were scorched; and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye and, because they had no root, they compass sea and land to make one withered away: And some fell among proselyte; and when he is made, ye thorns; and the thorns sprung up, make him two-fold more the child and choked them, Matt. sjïi. 5-7. of hell than yourselves, Matt. xxiii. If a man abide not in me, he is cast 13—15.

forth as a branch, and is withered; b See on Heb. xi. ver. 4.

and men gather them, and cast them • Which have forsaken the right into the fire, and they are burned, way, and have gone astray, following John xv. 6. the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, e For when they speak great swellwho loved the wages of unrighteous- ing words of vanity, they allure through ness; But was rebuked for his ini- the lusts of the flesh, through much quity: the dumb ass, speaking with wantonness, those that were clean man's voice, forbade the madness of escaped from them who live in error. the prophet, 2 Pet. ii. 15, 16. See While they promise them liberty, they also Numb. xxii.

themselves are the servants of cord See Numb. xvi.

ruption : for of whom a man is over

come, of the same is he brought in VER. 12.

bondage. For if after they have Ούτοι εισιν εν ταϊς αγάπαις υμών σπι- escaped the pollutions of the world, , λάδες, συνευωχούμενοι, αφόβως εαυτούς | through the knowledge of the Lord Fospalvortego repedas árudgos, imò ávépov and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are περιφερόμεναι, δένδρα φθινοπωρινά, άκαρ- again entangled therein, and overπα, δις αποθανόντα, εκριζωθέντα: come, the latter end is worse with a These are spots in your feasts of been better for them not to have

them than the beginning. For it had charity, when they feast with you, feed- known the way of righteousness, than, ing themselves without fear: bclouds after they have known it, to turn from they are without water, carried about the holy commandment delivered unto of winds; d trees, whose fruit withereth, them, 2 Pet. ii. 18—21. without fruit, e twice dead, 'plucked up

f But he answered and said, Every by the roots ;

plant, which my heavenly Father a And shall receive the reward of hath not planted, shall be rooted up, unrighteousness, as they that count it Matt. xv. 13. pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots They are and blemishes, sporting them

VER. 13. selves with their own deceivings, Κύματα άγρια θαλάσσης, επαφρίζοντα while they feast with you, 2 Pet. ii. τας εαυτών αισχύνας αστέρες πλανήται, 13.

οίς ο ζόφος του σκότους εις τον αιώνα τετήb These are wells without water, potel. clouds that are carried with a tempest: to whom the mist of darkness

Raging waves of the sea, foaming is reserved for ever, 2 Pet. ii. 17.

out their own shame; wandering stars, cSee on Eph. iv. ver. 14.

a to whom is reserved the blackness of * And he shall be like a tree planted

darkness for ever. by the rivers of water, that bringeth a See on Matt. viii. ver. 12. clause 2. forth his fruit in his season: his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever

VER. 14. he doeth shall prosper, Psal. i. 3. Προεφήτευσε δε και τούτοις έβδομος από

Α. D. cir. 66.
JUDE 14-23.

A. D, Cir. 66. 'Αδάμ Ενώχ, λέγων· 'Ιδού, ήλθε κύριος εν μυριάσιν αγίαις αυτού,

VER. 19. And a Enoch also, the seventh from

ουτοί εισιν οι αποδιορίζοντες, ψυχικοί, Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Be- πνεύμα μη έχοντες. hold, the Lord cometh c with ten thou

These be they who separate themselves, sand of his saints,

a sensual, b having not the Spirit. a See on Heb. xi. ver. 5.

a But the natural man receiveth See on Matt. xxiv.ver.30. clause 3.

not the things of the Spirit of God : c See on 1 Thess. iii. ver. 13. clause 5. for they are foolishness unto him; VER. 15.

neither can he know them, because Ποιήσαι κρίσιν κατά πάντων, και εξε. | they are spiritually discerned, 1 Cor.

ii. 14. λέγξαι πάντας τους ασεβείς αυτών περί

b See on John. vii. ver. 39. clause 1. πάντων των έργων ασεβείας αυτών ών ησέ. βησαν, και περί πάντων των σκληρών ών

VER. 20. ελάλησαν κατ' αυτού αμαρτωλοί ασε-, Ceis.

Υμείς δε, αγαπητοί, τη αγιωτάτη

υμών πίστει εποικοδομούντες εαυτούς, εν To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among

Πνεύματι αγίω προσευχόμενοι, them of all their ungodly deeds which

But ye, beloved a building up yourthey have ungodly committed, and of all selves on your most holy faith, praying their hard speeches which ungodly sin- in the Holy Ghost, ners have spoken against him.

a And are built upon the foundation a See on 2 Thess. i. ver. 8.

of the apostles and prophets, Jesus

Christ himself being the chief corner VER. 16.

stone, Eph. ii. 20. Rooted and built Ουτοί είσι γογγυσται, μεμψίμοιροι, up in him, and stablished in the faith, κατά τας επιθυμίας αυτών πορευόμενοι» | Col. ii. 7. και το στόμα αυτών λαλεί υπέρογκα, θαυ- b See on Eph. ü. ver. 18. clause 3. μάζοντες πρόσωπα, ωφελείας χάριν.

VER. 21. a These are murmurers, complainers,

Εαυτούς έν αγάπη Θεού τηρήσατε, D walking after their own lusts; and προσδεχόμενοι το έλεος του Κυρίου ημών their mouth speaketh great swelling Ιησού Χριστού εις ζωήν αιώνιον. words, having men's persons in admiration because of advantage.

* Keep yourselves in the love of God, • See on 1Cor. Χ. ver. 10.

looking for a the mercy of our Lord • See on Rom. viii. ver. 1. clause 2. Jesus Christ e unto eternal life.

• For when they speak great swel- a See on John IV. ver. 9. ling words of vanity, they allure through b See on Rom. v. ver. 5. clause 2. the lusts of the flesh, 2 Pet. ii. 18. cSee on 1 Thess. i. ver. 10. clause 1.

a See on John i. ver. 17. clause 2. VER. 17.

e See on Matt. xix. ver. 16. clause 3. Υμείς δε, αγαπητοί, μνήσθητι των ρημάτων των προειρημένων υπό των αποσ.

VER. 29. τόλων του Κυρίου ημών Ιησού Χριστού, Και ούς μεν ελεείτε διακρινόμενοι

But, beloved, remember ye the words a And of some have compassion, making which were spoken before of the apostles a difference: of our Lord Jesus Christ;

a See on Matt. xviii. ver. 15. clause 3. VER. 18. “Ότι έλεγον υμίν, ότι εν εσχάτω χρόνων

VER. 95. έσονται έμπαίκται, κατά τας εαυτών Ούς δε έν φόβω σώζετε, εκ του πυρός επιθυμίας πορεύομενοι των ασεβειών. αρπάζοντες, μισούντες και τον από της

» How that they fold you there should σαρκός εσπιλωμένον χιτώνα. be mockers in the last time, who should

a And others save with fear, pulling walk after their own ungodly lusts. them out of the fire ; b hating even the a See on 1 Tim. iv, ver. 1.

garment spotted by the flesh. VOL. III.

2 G

A. D. cir. 66.
JUDe 23—25.

A. D. cir. 66. a Is not this a brand plucked out of own self, with the glory which I had the fire ? Zech. iii. 2.

with thee before the world was, John • I wrote unto you in an epistle xvii. 5. Father, I will that they also, not to company with fomicators: Yet whom thou hast given me, be with not altogether with the fornicators of me where I am; that they may bethis world, or with the covetous, or hold my glory, which thou hast given extortioners, or with idolaters; for me: for thou lovedst me before the then must ye needs go out of the foundation of the world, 24. Then we world. But now I have written unto which are alive and remain, shall be you not to keep company, if any man caught up together with them in the that is called a brother be a forni- clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: cator, or covetous, or an idolater, or and so shall we ever be with the a railer, or a drunkard, or an extor- Lord, 1 Thess. iv. 17. But rejoice, tioner; with such an one no not to inasmuch as ye are partakers of eat, 1 Cor. 8. 9—11.

Christ's sufferings; that, when his

glory shall be revealed, ye may be VER. 24.

glad also with exceeding joy, 1 Pet. Τα δε δυναμένω φυλάξαι υμάς απ. .

iv. 13. ταίστους, και στήσαι κατενώπιον της δόξης

VER. 25. αυτού αμώμους εν αγαλλιάσει, ,

Μόνο σοφώ Θεώ σωτήρι ημών δόξα και Now unto a him that is able to keep μεγαλωσύνη, κράτος, και εξουσία, και νύν you from falling, band to present you wai siç návras tous alūras.' 'Auár. Juultless before the presence of chis glory with exceeding joy,

To a the only wise God bour Saviour, a See on Rom. xiv. ver. 4. clause 2.

cbe glory and majesty, dominion and

Amen. b See on Eph. v. ver. 27.

power, both now and ever. c Ought not Christ to have suffered a See on 1 Tim. i. ver. 17. clause 4. these things, and to enter into his bSee on Luke i. ver. 47. glory? Luke xxiv. 20. And now, O See on Rom. xi. ver. 36. clause 2. Father, glorify thou me with thine See on Matt. vi. ver. 1S. clause 3.


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eth that he saith true, that ye might CHAP. I.-VER. 1.

believe, John xix. 35. ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΙΣ Ιησού Χριστού, ήν έδωκεν

VER. 3. αυτώ ο Θεός, δείξαι τους δούλους αυτού & δεί γενέσθαι εν τάχει και εσήμανεν, απο

Μακάριος ο αναγινώσκων, και οι ακούονστείλας δια του αγγέλου αυτού το δούλωτες τους λόγους της προφητείας, και τηαυτου Ιωάννη

ρούντες τα εν αυτή γεγραμμένα: ο γάρ

καιρός εγγύς. . The Revelation of Jesus Christ, a a which God gave unto him, to shew unto bhis

a Blessed is he that reudeth, and they servants things which must shortly come that hear the words of this prophecy, to pass ; d and he sent and signified it by therein: for the time is at hand.

und keep those things which are written his angel unto his servant John:

a See on John ii. ver. 32. clause 1. a Behold, I come quickly: blessed b Henceforth I call you not ser

is he that keepeth the sayings of the vants; for the servant knoweth not prophecy of this book, chap. xxü. 7. what his lord doeth: but I have called Blessed is he that waiteth, and comyou friends;

for all things that I have eth to the thousand three hundred heard of my Father I have made known and five and thirty days. But go unto you, John xi. 15.

thou thy way till the end be: for thou See ver. 3. And he saith unto me,

shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the Seal not the sayings of the prophecy end of the days, Dan. xii. 12, 13. of this book; for the time is at hand,

VER. 4. xxii. 10.

Ιωάννης ταϊς επτά εκκλησίαις ταϊς εν d And he said unto me, These τη 'Ασία χάρις υμίν και ειρήνη από του ο ών Sayings are faithful and true: and και ο ήν και ο ερχόμενος και από των επτά the Lord God of the holy prophets | πνευμάτων ά έστιν ενώπιον του θρόνου sent his angel to shew unto his ser aútoi. vants the things which must shortly JOHN to a the seven churches which are be done, chap. xxii. 6. 1 Jesus have in Asia : b Grace be unto you, and peace, sent mine angel to testify unto you from him which is, and which was, these things in the churches. I am and which is to come ; d and from the the root and the offspring of David, seven Spirits which ure before his throne ; and the bright and morning star, 16.

Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, VER. 2.

the first and the last: and, What thou "Os fuaptúprce tèr dózou To BEOÜ, xai seest, write in a book, and send it την μαρτυρίαν Ιησού Χριστού, όσα τε είδε. unto the seven churches which are in

Asia ; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyra Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, atira, and unto Sardis, and unto Phi

na, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyand of all things that he saw.

ladelphia, and unto Laodicea, ver. 11. a And he that saw it bare record, And this continued by the space of and his record is true; and he know- two years ; so that all they which


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