Early Church Fathers
265 o0 'Iwsi/ou, the reading of the text, is probably corrupt.
267 o0 kai\ 'Iwa/xaj, instead of which the text has kai\ 'Iwa/xaj.
268 The names, however, were not the same. The name of the latter was Jehoiachin. The former in Hebrew was written syqywhy
, the latter zybywhy
269 Lowth suplies 'Iezekih/l, which is wanting in the text.
270 He was a contemporaryof Jeremiah, but was killed before the time of Zedekiah by Joachin. Jer. xxvi. 20.
273 Malachi, my angel or messenger. [Again, p. 331, infra.]
274 On account of killing the serpent, as is related in the apocryphal book, "Bel and the Dragon, or Serpent."
275 Dan. ix. 24-27. [Speaker's Commentary, Excursus, ad locum.]
276 The text has David.
277 Hiram or Huram was his name (1 Kings vii. 13, 40). Clement seems to have mistaken the words u9pe\r w\n occuring in the epistle referred to for a proper name.
278 Such, according to Harpocration, was the title of this work. In the text it is called Trigra/mmoi. Suidas calls it Triasmoi/.
279 The passage seems incomplete. The bearing of the date of the building of Thasos on the determination of the age of Archilochus, may be, that it was built by Telesiclus his son.
280 Called so because he sojourned at Athens. His birthplace was Acarnania.
281 Another reading is Timo/qeoj: Sylburgius conjectures Timo/cenoj.
282 The text has Futw/, which Sylburgius conjectures has been changed from Puqw/.
283 Plato's Theages, xi. p. 128.
284 [Not to be lightly passed over. This whole paragraph is of value. Noah is the eighth preacher (2 Pet. ii. 5) of righteousness.]
285 [The baptism of Jesus as distinguished from the baptism of repetance. John is clearly recognised, here, as of the old dispensation. John iv. 1.]
286 [The baptism of Jesus as distinguished from the baptism of repetance. John is clearly recognised, here, as of the old dispensation. John iv. 1.]
287 i.e., of Io, the daughter of Inachus.
288 For Babulw=noj, Basile0wn has been substituted. In an old chronologist, as quoted by Clement elsewhere, the latter occurs; and the date of the expulsion of the kings harmonizes with the number of years here given, which that of the destruction of Babylon does not.
289 Gen. xlvi. 27, Sept.
290 [This assent to Plato's whim, on the part of our author, is suggestive.]
291 [This assent to Plato's whim, on the part of our author, is suggestive.]
292 Luke iii. 1, 2, 23.
293 [A fair parallel to the amazing traditional statement of Iranaeus, and his objection to this very idea, vol. i. p. 391, this series. Isa. lxi. 1, 2.]
294 [Mosheim, Christ. of First Three Cent., i. 432; and Josephys, Antiquities, ii. 14.]
295 Dan. vii. 13, 14.
296 Dan. xii. 12.
297 Dan. xii. 11, 12.
298 Matt. i. 17.
299 [As to our author's chronology, see Elucidation XV., infra.]
300 [The work of Ezra, as Clement testifies concerning it, adds immensely to the common ideas of his place in the history of the canon.]
301 [Concerning the LXX., see cap. vii. p. 308, note 4, supra.]
302 This is the account given by Philo, of whose book on the life of Moses this chapter is an epitome, for the most part in Philo's words.
303 "He was the seventh in descent from the first, who, being a foreigner, was the founder of the whole Jewish race."-Philo.
304 [See Ex. ii. 10.]
305 [Concerning this, see Deut. xxxiii. 5. And as to "mystics," with caution, may be read advantageously, the article "Mysteries," Encyclop. Britann., vol. xxiii. p. 124.]
306 Acts vii. 22.
307 Adopting the reading filosofi/an a0i>\/caj instead of fu/sin a!caj.
308 Acts v. 1.
309 [Eusebius, Praep Evang., ix. 4.]