Matthew 22

9. Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage. [Go ye into the highways, &c.] That is, ‘Bring in hither the travellers.’ “What is the order of sitting down to meat? The travellers come in and sit down upon benches or chairs, till all are come…

Matthew 21

1. And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples, [To the mount of Olives.] Mons Olivarum, Zechariah 14:4. 2. Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with…

Luke 19

Luke 19 2. And, behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus, which was the chief among the publicans, and he was rich. [Zacchaeus.] there is mention of one of the same name, Zacchai, a father of a famous family, Ezra 2:9: and about the time wherein our Zacchaeus lived, there was one Zacchai, the father…

New Testament From the Talmud and Hebraica

Luke 18 1. And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; [And not to faint.] The discourse is continued still; and this parable hath its connexion with chapter 17, concerning Christ’s coming to avenge himself upon Jerusalem; which if we keep our eye…

Luke 18

1. And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; [And not to faint.] The discourse is continued still; and this parable hath its connexion with chapter 17, concerning Christ’s coming to avenge himself upon Jerusalem; which if we keep our eye upon, it…

Luke 17

2. It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.[That a millstone were hanged about his neck.] There is mention among the Talmudic authors, concerning an ass-mill, and it is distinguished from a hand-mill. “Whoso…

Luke 16

1. And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods. [Which had a steward.] This parable seems to have relation to the custom of letting out grounds, which we find discoursed of, Demai, cap….

Luke 14

1. And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day, that they watched him. [To eat bread on the sabbath day.] The Jews’ tables were generally better spread on that day than on any others: and that, as they themselves…

Apostolic Writings Luke 13:1 – 15:32

1. There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. [Of the Galileans.] If this report concerning the Galileans was brought to our Saviour immediately after the deed was done, then was this tragedy acted by Pilate, a little before the feast of…

Apostolic Writings Luke 11:1

1. And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples. [Teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.] What kind of request is this, that this disciple,…

The situation of Nazareth

  The situation of Nazareth  from John The situation of Nazareth, according to Borchard, Breidenbach, and Saligniac, ought to be measured and determined from mount Thabor. For so they unanimously: “From Nazareth two leagues eastward is mount Thabor.” Nor is there any cause why, with respect to that region of Galilee in which they place…

Aramaic New Covenant

A Literal Translation & Transliteration   The New Covenant, literally Translated and Transliterated from ancient Aramaic manuscripts — in the language of our Lord Yah Shua the Meshiah (Jesus Christ) and his apostles and disciples. This makes possible the direct translation from the Aramaic to the English, thus eliminating intermediary and interruptive and ambiguous use…