A Commentary on the original text of the acts of the apostles

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Page 367 - There was a mighty tempest in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken. Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them.
Page 287 - is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more especially
Page 44 - For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's freeman ; likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's servant,
Page 335 - 15 : * If it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it ; for I will be no judge of such matters.
Page 61 - Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious ; but I obtained mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
Page 247 - 37 sq., expresses the true spirit of heathenism in this respect : "If e'er with wreaths I hung thy sacred fane, Or fed the flames with fat of oxen slain, God of the silver bow ! thy shafts employ, Avenge thy servant, and the Greeks destroy.
Page 193 - danger and fled,' a contradiction between the history and the Epistles would h'ave ensued. Truth is necessarily consistent ; but it is scarcely possible that independent accounts, not having truth to guide them, should thus advance to the very brink of contradiction without falling into it.
Page 155 - the truth of the case as they understood and believed it, — * they would, in their account of Christ's several appearances after his résurrection, at least have omitted this restriction. At this distance of time, the account, as we have it, is perhaps more credible than it would have been the other way
Page 155 - appeared to his foes as well as his friends ; or even if they had asserted the public appearance of Christ in general unqualified terms, without noticing, as they have done, the presence of his disciples on each occasion, and noticing it in such a manner as to lead their readers to suppose that none but disciples were present.
Page 334 - A mere panegyrist, or a dishonest narrator, would not have represented his cause, or have made a great magistrate represent it, in this manner ; ie in terms not a little disparaging, and bespeaking on his part much unconcern and indifference about the matter. The same observation may be repeated of the speech which is ascribed to Gallio

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