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made manifest by the light : for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.
14 Wherefore he 12 saith, 'Awake thou that sleepest, and a arise from the dead, 13 and Christ shall give thee light.
15 See then that ye walk • circumspectly, not as fools, 14 but as wise,
16 °Redeeming the time, because the days are e evil.
17 Wherefore be ye not funwise, but & understanding what the will of the Lord is.
18 And be not i drunk with wine, wherein is excess ; 15 but be filled with the Spirit ;
19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and
14 unwise. Rh. Pu.
12 it. A.V. 13 from death. Ma. Cr. ness. Rh. dissoluteness. Whit.
z See on Rom. xiii. 11. . See on JOHN, v. 25.
Cor. iv.5: Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
c Cor. iv.5: The words under ver. 15. GAL. vi. 10: As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the houshold of faith.
d Éccles. xi. 2: Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be
the earth. do. xii. 1 : Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them. John, xii. 35 : Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you. EPH. vi. 13.
e Ps. xxxvii. 19: They shall not be ashamed in the evil time : and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
fCor. iv. 5: The words under ver. 15. 8 See on 1 Thes. iv. 3.
h i Thes. iv. 3 : This is the will of God, even your sanctification. do. v. 18 : In every thing give thanks : for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. See on Rom. xiii. 13.
Acts, xvi. 25 : At midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises to God. 1 Cor. xiv. 26 : When ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine. Cor. ü. 16: Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wis
hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord ;
20 m Giving thanks always for all things unto God and 16 the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
21 "Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
22 · Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, Pas unto the Lord.
23 For the 9 husband is the head of the wife, even as r Christ is the head of the Church : and he is the saviour of the s body."
24 Therefore as the Church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands * in every thing
25 Husbands, "love your wives, even as Christ also loved the Church, and 'gave himself for it;
dom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. JANEs, v. 13: Is any merry ? let him sing psalms.
Ps. Ivii. 7,8: My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed : I will sing and give praise. Awake up, my glory ; awake, psaltery and harp : I myself will awake early. do. cxlvii. 7 : Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving ; sing praise upon the harp unto our God.
m See on Rom. i. 8.
Col. iii. 20, 22 : Children, obey your parents in all thingsServants, obey in all things your masters. Tır. ii. 9: Exhort servants to be obedient to their own masters, and to please them well in all things. u See on 1 Cor. vii. 3.
Acts, xx. 28: Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the Church of God. See on ver. 2.
26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water * by the word,
27 y That he might present it to himself a glorious Church, 'not having spot, or wrinkle, or any
such thing ; but that it should be holy and without blemish. 18
28 So ought men 19 to love their wives as their own bodies.
He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh ;20 but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the Church :
30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
31 For this cause 21 shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto 22 his wife, and they d two shall be one flesh.
32 This is a great mystery : but I speak concerning Christ and the Church. 33 Nevertheless • let every one of you
18 blame. Co. Ma. Cr. Bi. Gen. 19 husbands. Ham. Pu.
20 body. Pu. 21 Answerably to this. Dod. 22 cleave to. Co. Gen. Ham.
w See on John, iii, 3, 5. * See on John, xv. 3.
y 2 Cor. xi. 2 : For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy : for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. See on 1 Cor. i. 8.
2 Cant. iv. 7 : Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.
* Eph. i. 4 : According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love.
b Gen. ii. 23: And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. See on Rom. xii. 5.
c See on MARK, X. 7, 8.
d 1 Cor. vi. 16: What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.
e Ver. 25. Col. ii. 19: Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
ticular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she 'reverence her husband.
CHAP. VI. 1 The duty of children towards their parents, 5 of servants towards
their masters : 10 our life is a warfare, 12 not only against flesh and blood, but also spiritual enemies : 13 the complete armour of u Christian, 18ʻand how it ought to be used : 21 Tychicus is commended.
CHILDREN, "obey your parents in the Lord : for this is right.
2 Honour thy father and mother ; which is the first commandment with promise ;
3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
4 And, ye · fathers, provoke not your children
'Est. i. 17, 20: This deed of the queen shall come abroad unto all women, so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came not. When the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire-all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small. Î Pet. i. 6: Even as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord : whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.
CHAP. VI. a See on MAT. XV, 4.
JER. 18: And Jeremiah said unto the house of the Rechabites, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel ; Because ye have obeyed the commandment of Jonadab your father, and kept all his precepts, and done according unto all that he hath commanded you. Ezek. xxii. 7: In thee have they set light by father and mother: in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in thee have they vexed the fatherless and the widow. Mal. i. 6: A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour ? and if I be a master, where is
fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my
And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name? See on Mat. xv. 4.
•1 Sam. iii. 13, 14: I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth ; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not. And therefore I have sworn unto the house of Eli, that the iniquity of Eli's
to wrath : but d bring them up in the nurture ! and admonition of the Lord,
5 e Servants, be obedient to them that are
1 teaching. Wi. doctrine. Cr. instruction. Bi. Gen. We. learning. Br. discipline. Řh. Pu. 2 information. Co. Ma. C. Bi. Gen. house shall not be purged with sacrifice nor offering for ever. Pro, xix. 18 : Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying. do. xxii. 15: Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child ; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. do. xxix. 15, 17: The rod and reproof give wisdom : but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul. Col. iii. 21 : Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
a Gen. xvii. 19: I know him, that he will command his children and his houshold after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord. Deut. iv. 9: Teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons. do. vi. 6, 7, 20: These words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart : and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children.—And when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments,which the LORD our God hath commanded you? Then thou shalt say unto thy son, &c. do. xi. 19: Ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. Ps. lxxviii. 4: We will not hide them from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done. PRO. xxii. 6: Train up a
child in the way he should go : and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Ecclus. vii. 23 : Hast thou children? instruct them, and bow down their neck from their youth. do. xxx. 3 : He that teacheth his son grieveth the enemy: and before his friends he shall rejoice of him.
e Gen. xxiv. 10, 12, 33: All the goods of his master were in his hand. O Lord God of my master Abraham, I pray thee send me good speed this day, and show kindness unto my master Abraham. There was set meat before him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine errand. do. xxxi. 38, 39, &c: This twenty years have I been with thee; thy ewes and thy she goats have not cast their young, and the rams of thy flock have I not eaten. That which was torn of beasts I brought not unto thee; I bare the loss of it; of my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen hy day, or stolen by