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MARGINAL REFERENCES ANNEXED TO EACH CLAUSE OF EACH VERSE,
IN THE WORDS OF SCRIPTURE.
REV. CHARLES LAMBERT COGHLAN, D.D.
VICAR OF KILCASKIN, IN THE DIOCESE OF ROSS.
** Not handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to
every man's conscience in the sight of God.”—2 Cor. iv. 2.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
JAMES DUNCAN, 37, PATERNOSTER ROW.
S T. M A T T H E W.
The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the i
CHAP. I.- Generation of Jesus Christ, &c.] house (said the Lord to David) and thy kingThese are the generations of the heavens and dom shall be established for ever before thee; of the earth when they were created, in the thy throne shall be established for ever. day that the Lord God made the earth and 2. Sa. vii. 13. 16. His (David's) seed shall the heavens. Ge. ii. 4. This is the book of endure for ever, and his throne as the sun the generations of Adam, in the day that God before me. Ps. Ixxxix. 36. The Lord hath created man, in the likeness of God made he sworn in truth unto David; he will not turn him. Ge. v. 1, 2. He (Jesus) was taken from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set from prison and from judgment, and who shall upon thy throne. Ps. cxxxii. 11. Unto us a declare his generation ? Is. liii. 8. And child is born, unto us a son is given; and the Jesus himself began to be about thirty years government shall be upon his shoulder; and of age, being (as was supposed) the son of his name shall be called Wonderful, CounJoseph, which was the son of Heli. Lu. iii. 23, sellor, The mighty God, The Prince of Peace ! &c. (The Israelites) whose are the fathers, Of the increase of his government and peace and of whom, as concerning the flesh, Christ there shall be no end, upon the throne of came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. David, and upon his kingdom, to order it and Amen. Ro. ix. 5.
to establish it with judgment, and with justice, The son of David.] When Jesus departed from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of " thence" (from the “ruler's house") two blind the Lord of hosts will perform this. Is. ix. men followed him, crying and saying, Thou 6, 7. There shall come forth a rod out of the son of David, have mercy on us. Mat. ix. 27. stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of A woman of Canaan came out of the same his roots. Is. xi. 1. Behold, the days come coasts (of Tyre and Sidon), and cried unto him, (saith the Lord) that I will raise unto David saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign of David ; my daughter is grievously vexed and prosper, and shall execute judgment and with a devil. Mat. xv. 22. What think ye justice in the earth. Je. xxiii. 5. In those of Christ (said Jesus to the Pharisees) ? whose days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch son is he? They say unto him, The son of of Righteousness to grow up unto David, and David. He saith unto them, How then doth he shall execute judgment and righteousness David in spirit call him Lord, saying, The in the land. In those days shall Judah be Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely, and hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool ? this is the name wherewith he shall be called, If David then call him Lord, how is he his The Lord our righteousness. For thus saith son? Mat. xxii. 42–45. He (Solomon) shall the Lord, David shall never want a man to sit build an house for my name, and I will stablish upon the throne of the house of Israel. Je. the throne of his kingdom for ever. Thine xxxiii. 15–17. If my covenant be not with VOL. II.