Disquisitions And Notes On The Gospels

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJohn Hopkins Morison

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...said, It is not meet to take the children's an bread, and to cast it to dogs. And she said, Truth, Lord; yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their master's table. Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, 29 great is thy faith; be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour. dugs, a diminutive, which may have been used somewhat as a term of endearment, and which therefore may have taken away something from the apparent harshness of our Saviour's language in speaking thus to a distressed mother respecting her suffering child. 27. And she said, Truth, Lord; yet the dogs eat of the crumbs Our English version fails, we think, to give the true meaning of this passage. The exact translation is as follows: " Yea, Lord; for the little dogs eat," &c. In conformity with the Jreek idiom, we are to suppose an ellipsis or omission before the word yap, for, which must be supplied in English, in order to make the passage intelligible, and may be given as follows: " Yea, Lord but do not deny me; for even the little dogs," &c. Bengel, whom even Winer regards as a great authority in such matters, says: "The particle vol yea partly assents; partly, as it were, places on our Lord's tongue the assent to her prayers, i. e. prays." She puts such a construction on his words, that while by the expression, ' Yea, Lord,' she assents to them, she, at the same time, turns aside the apparent edge of their denial, and draws from them encouragement to continue her petition, which she does in the most delicate way, by a tarn of expression (" Yea, Lord; for even the little dogs," &c.) which implies a further entreaty on her part, though it does not state it m words. It is impossible to supply the ellipsis in English...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...said, It is not meet to take the children's an bread, and to cast it to dogs. And she said, Truth, Lord; yet th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:202 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.43 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217702317

ISBN - 13:9780217702317

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