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146 Ps. lxxxix. 37 and Ps. lxxxix. 40.

147 1 Cor. vi. 17.

148 1 Cor. i. 23.

149 Heb. i. 3, Heb. i. 4.

150 Heb. vii. 22; Heb. xi. 16

151 Heb. vii. 26, Heb. vii. 27.

152 Phil. ii. 7, Phil. ii. 8.

153 Ps. cxlviii. 5.

154 Rom. i. 25.

155 Viz.: the complete section Heb. ii. 14-Heb. iii. 1, Heb. iii. 2.

156 Heb. ii. 14.

157 Particeps noster-our partner, companion, sharing all our labours (and taking the lion's share, too). Isa. liii. 4.

158 1 Cor. xv. 54, 1 Cor. xv. 55.

159 Heb. ii. 16-Heb. iii. 2.

160 "Priestly nation."-Ex. xix. 5; 1 Pet. ii. 9. We must not understand especial reference to the priestly tribe of Levi only, but to the whole people of Israel. Cf. Heb. vii.

161 Ps. cx. 4.

162 Gen. xiv. 18 ff.

163 Orig. "typum gerens Domini"-"bearing the stamp of our Lord," marked with His mark, as a coin is stamped with the image and superscription of the king or other authority who issues it.

164 Heb. vii. 1 ff.

165 Isa. liii. 8.

166 2 Cor. v. 19.

167 Lat. substantia.

168 S. John xiv. 10.

169 S. John xiv. 12.

170 Matth. xii. 25.

171 Orig. "conservator." This title must have reference to the present work of Christ.

172 1 Pet. ii. 10, 1 Pet. ii. 11.

173 S. Matt. xvi. 28.

174 S. Mark viii. 39.

175 S. Matt. xiii. 43.

176 S. John xvii. 5.

177 S. Luke xiii. 28.

178 S. Luke xxiii. 42, Luke xxiii. 43.

179 S. Matt. xvi. 19.

180 1 Tim. i. 1.

181 Eph. v. 5.

182 Deut. vi. 4.

183 Col. ii. 9. "Bodily," i.e. manifested in bodily form, in human flesh and blood.

184 Bk. I. vii.

185 S. Matt. xxv. 31.

186 The majesty of the Universal Judge cannot take its rise in or be derived from any human or any created source-it must transcend all created existences, even angels and archangels, cherubim and seraphim-it must be eternal, divine.

187 S. Luke ix. 26.

188 S. Mark viii. 38.

189 i.e. no such gradation as will lead without a break from angels to the Father through the Son, ignoring the difference of creature and Creator.

190 S. John xvi. 15.

191 Latin, "subsistunt" subsists persist, last through changes. Even the ephemeris thus persists, subsists, or endures, for its few hours of life.

192 "Non est occultatum os meum quod fecisti in abscondito, et substantia mea in inferioribus terroe." The Prayer-book version runs: "My bones are not hid from Thee, though I be made secretly, and fashioned beneath in the earth."-Ps. cxxxix. 14. "My bones were not hid from Thee, when I was made in secret, [when] I was curiously wrought [as] in the lower parts of the earth."-Perowne.

193 1 Pet. iii. 19.

194 Ps. cxxxix. 7. See R.V. "Hell" is "Sheol," a word also rendered "grave." It means the "place of darkness," the gloomy underworld, where the spirits of the departed were believed to abide. It is the place from which Samuel's spirit was called up by the witch of Endor.-1 Sam. xxviii.

195 Ps. cxxxix. 15.

196 Nahum ii. 6.-The LXX. shows-"pulai twn polewn dihnoxqhsan kai ta basileia diepese. kai h upostasij apekalufuh." The Vulg.-"Portoe fluviorum apertoe sunt, et templum ad solum dirutum. Et miles captivus adductus est." R.V.-"The gates of the rivers are opened and the palace is dissolved, and Huzzab is uncovered, and it is decreed; she is uncovered, she is carried away," etc.

197 S. Matt. xvii. 19.

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