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Matthew 22

Chapter 22

22:2  The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son,

kingdom

(See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

22:7  But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.

burned

Fulfilled as to Jerusalem A.D. 70. Luke 21:20-24 .

22:9  Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage.

go ye

The world-wide call. Matthew 28:16-20 ; Revelation 22:17

22:15  Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk.

Then went

In the different classes, vs. Matthew 23:15-40 . Jesus meets representatives of all Israel, Pharisees, Sadducees.

Herodians. (See Scofield "Matthew 3:7") .

For them, silenced but unrepentant, no message is left but "woe." Matthew 23:1-39 .

22:29  Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.

ye do err

Or, ye deceive yourselves, etc. Jesus' answer gives the three incapacities of the rationalist: self-deception, Romans 1:21 Romans 1:22 ignorance of the spiritual content of Scripture, Acts 13:27, disbelief in the intervention of divine power, 2 Peter 3:5-9 .

22:30  For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.

angels

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

22:35  Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying,

lawyer

(Greek - nomikov ," "of the law"; occurs also Luke 7:30 ; 10:25 ; Luke 11:45 Luke 11:46 Luke 11:52 ; Luke 14:3 ; Titus 3:13 . Except in the last instance, "lawyer" is another name for "scribe."

(See Scofield "Matthew 2:4") . In Titus 3:13 the term has the modern meaning.

22:41  While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,

asked them

Cf. Matthew 21:24 ; John 19:7 Jesus' question is not personal but doctrinal: "Whose son is the Messiah?" Cf. ; Acts 2:25-36 ; Romans 1:3 Romans 1:4 .

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