Matthew 22


(See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")


Fulfilled as to Jerusalem A.D. 70. Luke 21:20-24.

go ye

The world-wide call. Matthew 28:16-20; Revelation 22:17

Then went

In the different classes, vs. Matthew 23:15-40. Jesus meets representatives of all Israel, Pharisees, Sadducees.

Herodians. (See Scofield "Matthew 3:7") .

For them, silenced but unrepentant, no message is left but "woe." Matthew 23:1-39.

ye do err

Or, ye deceive yourselves, etc. Jesus' answer gives the three incapacities of the rationalist: self-deception, Romans 1:21,22, ignorance of the spiritual content of Scripture, Acts 13:27, disbelief in the intervention of divine power, 2 Peter 3:5-9.


(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .


(Greek - ," "of the law"; occurs also Luke 7:30; 10:25; 11:45,46,52; Luke 14:3; Titus 3:13. Except in the last instance, "lawyer" is another name for "scribe."

(See Scofield "Matthew 2:4") . In Titus 3:13 the term has the modern meaning.

asked them

Cf. Matthew 21:24; John 19:7 Jesus' question is not personal but doctrinal: "Whose son is the Messiah?" Cf. ; Acts 2:25-36; Romans 1:3,4.

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