St. Paul's Epistles to the Thessalonians; the Greek Text, with Introduction and Notes
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...Parousia. As further illustrating the vague use of the term, it is of interest to notice that in Didache xvi. 7 its original reference to 'angels' in Zech. xiv. 5 (cited above) is lost sight of, and the passage is applied to risen Christian believers. For the general thought cf. such passages from Jewish apoc. literature as 4 Ezra vii. 28: 'reuelabitur enim films meus Iesus Syr Ar1 Messias cum his qui cum co, et iocundabit qui relicti sunt annis quadringentis' xiii. 52 'sic non poterit quisque super terram uidere filium meum uel eos qui cum eo sunt nisi in tempore diei' Ate. Isai. iv. 16, 'But the saints will come with the Lord with their garments which are (now) stored up on high in the seventh heaven: with the Lord they will come, whose spirits are clothed, they will descend and be present in the world, and He will strengthen those, who have been found in the body, together with the saints, in the garments of the saints, and the Lord will minister to those who have kept watch in this world.' The d/ujr at the end of the verse (VVH. mg.) is well-attested, and its disappearance in certain Mss. may perhaps be traced to the apparent improbability of its occurrence in the middle of an Epistle. 'Videtur afiriv hoc loco interiectum otfendisse' (Tisch.). On the other hand its addition can be equally readily explained through the influence of liturgical usage. IV. i-V. 24. HORTATORY AND DOCTRINAL. IV. 1--12. Lessons In Christian Morals. With c. iv. we enter on the more directly practical side of the Kp., exhortation and doctrine being closely intermingled (Intr. p. lxxi) with the view of conveying certain great lessons in Christian morals of which the Apostles knew their converts to stand in need. The section opens with an exhortation of a general...