A commentary on the Greek text of the Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians
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A commentary on the Greek text of the Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians

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A COMMENTARYON THEEPISTLE OF PAULGREEK TEXT OF THETOTHE EPHESIANS.BY THK LATEJOHN EADIE, D.D., LL.D.,PROFESSOR OK BIBLICAL LITERATURE AND EXEGESIS TO TliE UNITEDPRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.Etiition.CfjirtEDITED BY REV. W. GLASGOW.YOUNG, M.A.,EDINBURGH:T. & 8 G E 11 G E fc> TRE E T.T. C LA 11 3K,1883.TTATAOS o TV alKaU <rr*^Wu(w ? x*2 *, rf ftpov<rp. BAiIA.ft,K{M uraiff.toti. 2KALTK. OliAT. II.T-JstjXtuv ruv Mor.u.u.rwj XKI Jyrtooy<ftii afQofyot yxuv. y.o /uvaauoiJruin-it.ff%i$ov IvratJ^ ^Xa?. TOT XPTiOiTOMOTi<f>6iy%*ro, TIIOBKi12;i/f T^V ivrio-ro/.r,*.-rjflf E(f>i<riovidiffieultatibus etQuantis qurun j)rofundis involutaqua-stionilmssit. Proocm. ill Comment, inHlERONYMUS, adE}>l#t. Ephtsios.Hoc ut membrorum ordincm eta^o, ostcndain, neinonoam, abjiciaturnativa et al) ]significatio verborum, aulo scntentiarnjubeo ipso]>eti ;it.iii aliud doctrinse.gigno genus ad Horn.MELANCHTHON, Ei>istoltePraEnarratio, fal.TO FIRST EDITION,PREFACEto a concisearc anTHE attempt givefollowing pagesto theof the of Paulbut full EpistleExpositionmindhas been to exhibit theobjectEphesians. ^Iyscientificnot aof theand meaning apostle, only bybut also a careful delineaof his byanalysis language,and of hisof the connectiontion sequencelogicalor detached annotaMere verbal criticismthoughts.and inthe various words themselvestion byuponas ita defective inasmuchsuccession is course, mayon ...

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A COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE OF PAULGREEK TEXT OF THE TO THE EPHESIANS. BY THK LATE JOHN EADIE, D.D., LL.D., PROFESSOR OK BIBLICAL LITERATURE AND EXEGESIS TO TliE UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Etiition.Cfjirt EDITED BY REV. W. GLASGOW.YOUNG, M.A., EDINBURGH: T. & 8 G E 11 G E fc> TRE E T.T. C LA 11 3K, 1883. TTATAOS o TV alKaU <rr*^Wu(w ? x*2 * , rf ftp ov <rp. BAiIA.ft,K{M uraiff.toti. 2KALTK. OliAT. II. T-JstjXtuv ruv Mor.u.u.rwj XKI Jyrtoo y<ftii afQofyot yxuv. y.o /uvaauoiJ ruin-it.ff%i$ov IvratJ^ ^Xa?. TOT XPTiOiTOMOT i<f>6iy%*ro, TIIOBKi12 ; i/f T^V ivrio-ro/.r,*.-rjflf E(f>i<riovi diffieultatibus etQuantis qurun j)rofundis involutaqua-stionilms sit. Proocm. ill Comment, inHlERONYMUS, ad E}>l#t. Ephtsios. Hoc ut membrorum ordincm eta^o, ostcndain, neinonoam, abjiciatur nativa et al) ]significatio verborum, aulo scntentiarnjubeo ipso ]>eti ; it.iii aliud doctrinse.gigno genus ad Horn.MELANCHTHON, Ei>istolte PraEnarratio, fal. TO FIRST EDITION,PREFACE to a concisearc anTHE attempt givefollowing pages to theof the of Paulbut full EpistleExposition mindhas been to exhibit the objectEphesians. ^Iy scientificnot aof theand meaning apostle, only by but also a careful delineaof his byanalysis language, and of hisof the connectiontion sequencelogical or detached annotaMere verbal criticismthoughts. and inthe various words themselvestion byupon as ita defective inasmuchsuccession is course, may on the ofof mentalleave the partprocess operation links anduntraced in itsthe writer whollyinspired bethe sense is not toOn the otherinvolutions. hand, but to beor at, patientlylazily abruptly grasped shades and thein its most delicatedetected aspects, by As the smallerof vocable. investigation everyprecise features theirof the countenance to itslines largergive the minuterdistinctive soand expression,special ofanand individualityprepositions giveparticles ofto the more termsand prominentshape complexion hasIn thisa sentence or spirit philologyparagraph. andbeen in subordination to gramexegesis,kept themade subservient tomatical has beeninquiry of idea and argument.development VI PREFACE. At the same and so far as I am I havetime, aware, no available from or inneglected help any quarter The Greek Fathers have been oftenany language. referred the and Gothic versionsto, Syriae, Coptic, are and the most recent German occasionally quoted, commentators have been examined without partiality or in so views withprejudice. Though manyagreeing andOlshausen, llarless, Stier, Tischendorf,Meyer, yet there are in connection with the text,many points and of the onliterature, exegesis, theology epistle, which I am forced to differ from one or all of them, in Iand such cases have endeavoured toalways " render a reason." some think that toomayPerhaps authorities are now and then but theadduced,many method has at least this that if names be ofadvantage, their full invalue at receiveall,any they complement such an enumeration and should the of; opinion any of them be it is seen at once that I do notadopted, claim the but avoid the of paternity, equally charge ofand disavow the awkward honour plagiarism, origin for a borrowed or On ality repeated interpretation. an and doubtful clause the variousmany important under distinct andare arranged separateopinions at once what had been doneheads, showing what isfor its and inelucidation, attemptedalready the volume. Not that I have compresent merely a for it is that the piled synopsis, humbly hoped will find the fruits ofreader everywhere living andand research.independent thoughtpersonal Sometimes when the which I totruth, suppose have been delivered the is one which hasby apostle, or a fewbeen either misunderstood rejected, paragraphs PREFACE. Vll have been more for illustration than defence.added, I not be free from theindeed,Perhaps, may wholly same weakness which I have found in others 1 ; yet trust that own has notfondly my theological system led me to seek assistance inordinatepolemical by any strain or on idioms or It pressure peculiar expressions. is error and to seek to take more out oftoo,impiety than the has into it. As the Scripture Holy Spirit put commentator neither creates nor invents the grammar of invarithe which he is I havelanguage expounding, the best whenauthorities,ably quoted any special is so that no canon orconcerned,usage linguistic is left to the of mere assertion. The principle support which have me I have thus leftlamps guided burning, the benefit of those who come after me in thefor may of additional ore in the same andhope finding precious Willunexhausted mine. it bespeak any indulgence to hint that the work has been amidstsimply composed the continuous and duties of a numerousabsorbing city and will it be out of to thatadd,charge, thought place has a relation to allthe Christian the churches,ministry well as to an Inas individual ? thecongregation hope, in that it contribute in some to thetine, may degree and of one of the senjoyment greatstudy apostle richest the book is commended to theletters, humbly Divine blessing. CA.MI:UII><;K SritKir, October l&M