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333 Matt. xvi. 17.

334 Luke v. 31.

335 Male descendit.

336 Homo a deo Marcionis.

337 See chap. vii. of this book, and chap. ii. of book. iii.

338 Plenum ordinem.

339 See below, chap. xviii.

340 Tuebor.

341 Ipsum.

342 Marcion's diversitas implied an utter incompatibility between John and Christ; for it assigned John to the Creator, from whom it took Christ away.

343 De disciplinis: or, "about discipleships."

344 De auctoritatibus; or, "about the authors thereof."

345 Humiliter.

346 Luke v. 34, 35.

347 Concessit.

348 Rejecturus alioquin.

349 Ps. xix. 5, 6.

350 Isa. lxi. 10.

351 Depurat.

352 The same, which spake again by Isaiah.

353 Isa. xlix. 18.

354 Song of Sol. iv. 8.

355 There is also in Hebrew an affinity between hnbl@

, "frankincense," and zwbbl@

, "Lebanon." [Note this strange but reiterated and emphatic identification of incense with idolatry. In the Gentile church it was throughly identified with Paganism.]

356 See also book i. chap. xxix. [on this reservation of Baptism see Elucidation II.]

357 Alter.

358 Jer. iv. 3.

359 His reading of (probably) Isa. xliii. 19; comp. 2 Cor. v. 17.

360 Olim statuimus.

361 Ille.

362 Novitas.

363 Vetustas.

364 That is, "the oldness of the law."

365 Notandam.

366 Separatione. The more general reading is separationem.

367 Alienis: i.e., "things not his own."

368 Amplitudinem.

369 Provehitur, "is developed."

370 Aliud.

371 See Ps. lxxviii. 2.

372 Circumferret.

373 Cur destrueret.

374 Deberet.

375 Institutione: or, teaching, perhaps.

376 Alium.

377 Intervertit.

378 Operatione.

379 Concussum est sabbatum.

380 Per Jesum.

381 Professus...sequebatur.

382 Isa. i. 14.

383 This obscure passage runs thus in the original: "Marcion captat status controlversiae (ut aliquid ludam cum mei Domini veritate), scripti et voluntatis." Status is a technical word in rhetoric. "Est quaestio quae ex prima causarum conflictione nascitur." See Cicero, Topic. c. 25, Part. c. 29; and Quinctilian, Instit. Rhetor. iii. 6. (Oehler).

384 Sumitur color.

385 Luke vi. 1-4; 1 Sam. xxi. 2-6.

386 Affectum.

387 Tune demum.

388 Statum.

389 Non constanter tuebatur.

390 Non constristandi quam vacandi.

391 [This adoption of an Americanism is worthy of passing notice.]

392 Placet illi quia Creator indulsit.

393 Luke vi. 7.

394 That is, the Christ of another God.

395 Ex. xx. 16.

396 It is impossible to say where Tertullian got this reading. Perhaps his LXX. copy might have had (in Ex. xx. 10): Ou0 poih/seij e0n au0th|= pa=n e@rgon sou, instead of su; every clause ending in sou, which follows in that verse. NO critical authority, however, now known warrants such a reading. [It is probably based inferentially on verse 9, "all thy work."]

397 Ex. xii. 16.

398 The LXX. of the latter clause of Ex. xii. 16 thus runs: plh\n o#sa poihqh/setai pa/sh yuxh=. Tertullian probably got this reading from this clause, although the Hebrew is to this effect: "Save that which every man (or, every soul) must eat, "which the Vulgate renders: "Exceptis his, quae ad vescendum pertinent."

399 Liberandae animae: perhaps saving life.

400 In salutem animae: or, for saving life.

401 Luke vi. 9.

402 Pro anima: or, for a life.

403 Animae omni: or, any life.

404 Luke vi. 5.

405 Tuebatur.

406 Merito.

407 Destructum. We have, as has been most convenient, rendered this word by annul, destroy, break.

408 Et.

409 Isa. i. 13, 14.

410 Isa. xxix. 13.

411 Isa. lviii. 13 and lvi. 2.

412 Matt. v. 17.

413 Obstruxit.

414 "Destroy"...It was hardly necessary for Oehler to paraphrase our author's characteristically strong sentence by, "since Marcion thought that he had gagged," etc.

415 In other words, "permits to be done on the Sabbath."

416 Praesidia.

417 Quod, not quae, as if in apposition with praesidia.

418 See 2 Kings iv. 23.

419 Olim.

420 Forma.

421 Repraesentat.

422 Isa. xxxv. 3.

423 Luke vi. 12.

424 Ordinem.

425 Isa. xl. 9.

426 In vigore. Or this phrase may qualify the noun thus: "They were astonished at His doctrine, in its might."

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