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THE

FOUR GOSPELS,

TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK,

WITH

PRELIMINARY DISSERTATIONS,

AND

Ν Ο Τ Ε S

CRITICAL AND EXPLANATORY.

BY GEORGE CAMPBELL, D.D.
PRINCIPAL OF MARISCHAL COLLEGE, AND ONE OF THE MINISTERS

OF ABERDEEN.

ΜΟΝΗ. ΘΥΤΕΟΝ ΤΗ ΑΛΗΘΕΙΑ.

FROM THE LATEST LONDON EDITION.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. IL

ANDOVER:

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY GOULD AND NEWMAN,

NEW YORK:
CORNER OF FULTON AND NASSAU ST.

1837.

gift
Tappan Preste, Ass
4-9-1932

CONTENTS.

ST. MARK'S GOSPEL.

SECTION 1. The Entrance on the Ministry.-Ch. i. ii. iň. 1–12.

John's mission. Jesus baptized by him, and attested from heaven. Tempted

by Satan. Announces in Galilee the reign of God. Calls Peter, Andrew,

James, and John. Performs miraculous eures. Calls Matthew. Eats

with publicans. Vindicates himself and his disciples from the accusations

of the Scribes and Pharisees, in regard to blasphemy, evil company, neg-

lect of fasting, breach of Sabbath,

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Section II. The Nomination of Apostles.-Ch. ii. 13, etc. iv. v.

Jesus selects his twelve apostles. Is so much crowded by the people, that

even his relations speak disrespectfully of him for permitting them. The

absurdity of the pretext, that by demons he expelled demons. The danger

of detracting from the Holy Spirit. Who accounted kinsfolks by Jesus.

The parable of the sower, with the explanation. The reason for using par-

ables. Other moral instructions and similitudes. Jesus stills a tempest on

the sea.

Cures a demoniac who abode in tombs. Heals a woman who

had a bloody issue. Restores the daughter of Jairus to life,

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SECTION III. The first Mission of the Apostles.-Ch. vi.

Jesus despised by his fellow-citizens. Commissions the apostles. Different

opinions concerning him. The death of John the Baptist. The disciples

report the execution of their mission. Jesus feeds miraculously five thou-

sand in the desert. Walks on the sea in the morning to his disciples, who

had embarked the night before; stills the wind, lands, and cures all who

touch him,

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Section IV. The Errors of the Pharisees.-Ch. vii. viii. 1—26.

Jesus vindicates his disciples, and charges the Pharisees with annulling the

commandment of God by their tradition. Nothing pollutes the man but

vice. A demon expelled from the daughter of a Syrophenician woman of

great faith. The cure of one deaf and dumb. Four thousand men fed in

the desert. A sign in the sky refused to the Pharisees. The disciples

cautioned against their doctrine under the name of leaven, which they, in-

terpreting literally, misunderstood. A blind man cured,

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Section V. The transfiguration.—Ch. viii. 27, etc. ix. 2. 1-31.

The opinions of the people concerning Jesus. Peter avows him to be the

Messiah. Jesus foretells his own death and resurrection. Rebukes Peter,

who was scandalized at the mention of death. Warns his followers to pre-

pare for suffering. Is transfigured. Acquaints them who the Elijah was

that should come. Cures a dumb demoniac. Humility the road to emi-

nence in his reign. The services of those not to be rejected who did not

accompany the apostles. No service done for Jesus shall be unrewarded.

The dangers of offences and snares. The marriage tie may not be loosed

at the pleasure of either party. The people encouraged to bring children

to Jesus. What must be done to obtain eternal life. Riches a great ob-

struction in the way to the kingdom. The reward of those who abandon

any thing for Jesus,

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Section VI. The Entry into Jerusalem.-Ch. x. 32, etc. xi. xii. 1–12.

Jesus, on the road to Jerusalem, foretells his death and resurrection. Is ap-

plied to, by the sons of Zebedee, for the chief honors in his reign. He

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