Interlinear Bible > Search Results. Thus the establishment of the coming Kingly Rule of the house of David (e.g. How much more would this have been so had He taught the same things openly to the crowds (John 6:14-15 brings out how easily that could have become a danger). Bible Commentaries Scofield's Reference Notes Revelation 17. "Commentary on Matthew 13:11". Parables serve the double purpose of revealing and concealing; presenting 'the mysteries of the kingdom' to those who know and relish them, though in never so small a degree, in a new and attractive light; but to those who are insensible to spiritual things yielding only, as so many tales, some temporary entertainment. You are permitted to understand the spiritual meaning of the parables, and in some degree the plan of salvation. They “believed”--a little word, but a great thing--the step by which they passed from condemnation to peace; from the house on the sand before it fell, to the rock. τ. βας. The mystery-religions of the east had all sorts of secrets and signs as secret societies do today. See on Matthew 13:11. Isaiah 11:1-10; Isaiah 66:22-24; Ezekiel 37:21-28; Zechariah 14:16-21), the future of the wicked (Isaiah 66:24), the coming resurrection (Isaiah 26:19; Daniel 12:1-3), and even the going out of the Holy Spirit (Isaiah 32:15; Ezekiel 47:1-12) were all portrayed as happening in very much earthly terms. BibliographyCalvin, John. to comprehend mysteries fully and clearly.(603). The command given to the apostles and their successors in the ministry is, Go ye, therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, &c. teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you. Bp. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. Part of the mystery here explained is how so many people who have the opportunity to enter the kingdom fail to do so because of manifest unfitness. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Mark calls them "them that are without"; who are not in the number of God's elect; nor within the covenant of grace, nor among the disciples of Christ; referring to a common way of speaking among the Jews, who used to call the Gentiles, all without their land, "they that are without"; and indeed all within themselves that despised the rules and judgment of the wise men: but Christ here calls the wise men themselves such. The Old Testament had taught many things about the coming Kingly Rule, but it had had to be in a form that was not fully or properly understood (although the idea was grasped in general on a basis within their level of understanding), nor could have been, because the people were limited by the level of their concepts at the time. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/matthew-13.html. 1. They did not have sufficient conceptual background. The greater mysteries are: (1) The mysteries of the kingdom of heaven Matthew 13:3-50. A "mystery" in Scripture is a previously hidden truth, now divinely revealed; but in which a supernatural element still remains despite the revelation. on StudyLight.org StudyLıght .org . The Biblical Illustrator. A mystery; something revealed, and which could not otherwise be known, Matthew 13:11; 1 Corinthians 4:1, and often elsewhere. (7) the "mystery of God even Christ," i.e. "Commentary on Matthew 13:11". Matthew 16:21-23 Jesus foreshows his own death, and rebuketh Peter for. 5 And Jesus answering them began to say, Take heed lest any man deceive you: 6 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ain/matthew-13.html. Mark calls them "them that are without"; who are not in the number of God's elect; nor within the covenant of grace, nor among the disciples of Christ; referring to a common way of speaking among the Jews, who used to call the Gentiles, all without their land, "they that are without"; and indeed all within themselves that despised the rules and judgment of the wise menF9Vid. Nor was there any dishonesty in this, or any unfair disguise. οὐ δέδοται = ἐν παραβολαῖς Luke, and τὰ πάντα γίνεται Mark. Home > Interlinear Bible > Search Results. Christ turned to teaching in parables after opposition developed against his divine mission; and this verse shows that Christ designed the parables, at least in part, to conceal his teachings from those who were not sincerely seeking to know and do his will. "Mystery," as used in the New Testament, referred to things concerning the kingdom of God, hidden from all previous generations; but then, in Christ, revealed to the apostles, and later to all mankind (Romans 16:25-27; 1 Corinthians 2:7,8). The ‘mystery’ had been a necessity in Old Testament days, because the people did not have the kind of background that would have enabled them to understand heavenly truth baldly stated. BibliographyZerr, E.M. "Commentary on Matthew 13:11". Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? "Commentary on Matthew 13:11". The parables which harden scorners in their scorning, and make divine things more difficult to them, enlighten those who are willing to learn, and make the same things more plain, and intelligible, and familiar to them, Matthew 13:11,15,16. You; his disciples, who loved him and desired to understand his teaching. Interpreted by our Lord’s teaching up to this time, the mysteries of the kingdom may be referred to the new birth of water and the Spirit (John 3:5), the judgment to be exercised hereafter by the Son of Man (John 5:25), the power of the Son of Man to forgive sins (John 9:6), the new ideas (no other word will express the fact so well) which He had proclaimed as to the Sabbath (John 12:8), and fasting, and prayer, and alms (John 6:1-18). "Commentary on Matthew 13:11". 2:1 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem 1 of Judaea 2 in the days 3 of Herod 4 the king 5, behold, Wise-men from the east 7 came to Jerusalem 8, saying,. "Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament". See introductory note of the chapter. Cf. The object always dearest to the hearts of all righteous people is to witness the coming and advancement of the kingdom of Christ. 1840-57. 1896. Such a statement is exactly opposite of the truth, for this very verse says, in answer to the question of the disciples, that it was not given to the multitudes to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven. (2) the mystery of Israel's blindness during this age Romans 11:25 (with context); (3) the mystery of the translation of living saints at the end of this age 1 Corinthians 15:51; 1 Corinthians 15:52; 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17. They are called μυστήρια, because their ἀποκάλυψις was now being brought about for the first time by means of the gospel. Parables serve the double purpose of revealing and concealing; presenting “the mysteries of the kingdom” to those who know and relish them, though in never so small a degree, in a new and attractive light; but to those who are insensible to spiritual things yielding only, as so many tales, some temporary entertainment. T. Bab. Matthew 13:11. (11) Behold, there was a woman. That (hina). There was no conception in Israel of a Heaven to which they could go or of a heavenly future in which they would be involved. Christ, in these verses, gives a “reason” why he used this manner of instruction. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Now our Lord, who was privy to the secret and sovereign dispensation of God, who, of his own will and pleasure, had determined to give a spiritual and saving knowledge of divine things to some, and deny it to others, made this the rule of his conduct in his ministry; that is to say, he preached in parables to some without an explication, whilst he spoke plainly to others; and, if in parables, yet gave them an interpretation, and an understanding of them. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tfg/matthew-13.html. 13:10-17 Our Lord Jesus attended upon public worship on the sabbaths. In this sense they were “fulfilled,” or “filled up;” that is, “a case occurred that corresponded to their meaning.” See the notes at Matthew 1:22. Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. Go to. See Poole on "Matthew 5:2". The parables do not just convey information. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/fam/matthew-13.html. Second aorist active infinitive of γινωσκω — ginōskō The word μυστηριον — mustērion is from μυστης — mustēs one initiated, and that from μυεω — mueō (μυω — muō), to close or shut (Latin, mutus). Home > Commentaries > Coffman Commentaries > Matthew > Chapter 13. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. In addition you can use the Interlinear Bible and much more to enhance your understanding of God's word. Proverbs 19:15 - Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hac/matthew-13.html. 20). Although even then it still remained to be further interpreted, even if they did not think so at the time, for that spoke of the worldwide Kingly Rule. Standard Publishing Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. They could conceive of no other. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. Then be merciful and understanding to your brethren” (Matthew 18:21-35; 1 John 4:11 “if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another”). The SEVENTY, as being a temporary symbol, now recede forever from view. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/matthew-13.html. ἐκείνοις δὲ οὐ δέδοται] is still to be connected with ὅτι (because). To the others it was not “then” given. Proverbs 19:15 - Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger. Heinrich Meyer's Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. Plug in, Turn on and Be En light ened! The former of these occasions afforded him a favourable opportunity for tempting our blessed Lord to despondency [Note: Matthew 4:2-3. 1. Matthew 24:11 "Many false prophets will arise and will mislead many. Even bodily infirmities, unless very grievous, should not keep us from public worship on sabbath days. They were of great importance to their ministry. The mysteries of the kingdom of God are not disclosed to the Scribes and Pharisees, who were unwilling to believe in him, (though it was the duty and occupation of the Scribes to expound the sacred oracles to others) but to those who adhered closely to Christ, and believed in him: let us therefore run in company with the apostles to Jesus Christ, that he may disclose to us the mysteries of his gospel. Matthew 12:43-45. "Commentary on Matthew 13:11". Vincent's Word Studies. . https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/matthew-13.html. ], to a total alienation of his heart from God [Note: Matthew 4:8-9. "Commentary on Matthew 13:11". Where this gospel mystery has been preached, sin alone hides it from men; however much may remain not fully revealed to us. Acts 17:12. on StudyLight.org (11) the mystery of Babylon Revelation 17:5; Revelation 17:7. Like them, they closed their eyes upon the truth, and rejected the divine teaching. In the time of Christ the people had the same character. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. The two classes are, as in this case, separated by their own choice. So the disciples have been initiated into the secrets of the kingdom of heaven. 2013. These were scrolls of paper or parchment, wherein were written four paragraphs of the law, to be worn on their foreheads and left arms, Exodus 13:2-10; 13:11-16; Deuteronomy 6:4-9; 11:13-21. {{ links..." />