Commentary on the Gospel According to Matthew
A. T. Robertson
Macmillan, 1911 - RELIGION - 294 pages
Matthew's gospel contains a good deal of text that scholars believe was derived from Mark, in addition to a portion of text Matthew shares with Luke. According to tradition, the Gospel of Matthew was written by the tax collector Matthew. Matthew writes for a Jewish-Christian audience and cites multiple verses from the Old Testament as evidence of prophecies Jesus fulfills. Matthew includes a birth narrative of Jesus along with several famous passages not found in the other gospels, such as the Sermon on the Mount. A.T. Robertson's commentary on the Gospel of Matthew includes a detailed introduction that gives an overview of the date, composition and sources of the book. In addition, in-depth explanations and descriptions follow each verse of Matthew's text.
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Page 222 - And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?
Page 127 - And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm. But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him?
Page 212 - Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the chief priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him to the Gentiles, to mock and to scourge and to crucify him; and the third day he shall rise again.
Page 69 - But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel; for they are dead which sought the young child's life.
Page 269 - When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it.
Page 273 - And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?
Page 130 - And behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed. And Jesus, seeing their faith, said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, be of good cheer, thy sins be forgiven thee.
Page 223 - For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him : and ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.