Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Zephaniah – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF ZEPHANIAH Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION Zephaniah, ninth in order of the minor prophets, prophesied "in the days of Josiah" (Zep 1:1), that is, between 642 and 611 The name means "Jehovah hath guarded," literally, "hidden" (Ps 27:5; 83:3). The specification in the introductory heading,…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Haggai – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF HAGGAI Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION The name Haggai means "my feast"; given, according to Cocceius, in anticipation of the joyous return from exile. He probably was one of the Jewish exiles (of the tribes Judah, Benjamin, and Levi) who returned under Zerubbabel, the civil…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Zechariah – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF ZECHARIAH Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION The name Zechariah means one whom Jehovah remembers: a common name, four others of the same name occurring in the Old Testament. Like Jeremiah and Ezekiel, he was a priest as well as a prophet, which adapts him for…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Malachi – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF MALACHI Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION Malachi forms the transition link between the two dispensations, the Old and the New, "the skirt and boundary of Christianity" , to which perhaps is due the abrupt earnestness which characterizes his prophecies. His very name is somewhat uncertain.…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Matthew – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

The New Testament   THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW Commentary by David Brown   INTRODUCTION The author of this Gospel was a publican or tax gatherer, residing at Capernaum, on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. As to his identity with the "Levi" of the second and third…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Mark – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MARK Commentary by David Brown   INTRODUCTION That the Second Gospel was written by Mark is universally agreed, though by what Mark, not so. The great majority of critics take the writer to be "John whose surname was Mark," of whom we read in the Acts,…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Luke – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE Commentary by David Brown   INTRODUCTION The writer of this Gospel is universally allowed to have been Lucas (an abbreviated form of Lucanus, as Silas of Silvanus), though he is not expressly named either in the Gospel or in the Acts. From Col 4:14 we…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – John – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOHN Commentary by David Brown   INTRODUCTION The author of the Fourth Gospel was the younger of the two sons of Zebedee, a fisherman on the Sea of Galilee, who resided at Bethsaida, where were born Peter and Andrew his brother, and Philip also. His mother's…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Acts – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES Commentary by David Brown   INTRODUCTION This book is to the Gospels what the fruit is to the tree that bears it. In the Gospels we see the corn of wheat falling into the ground and dying: in the Acts we see it bringing forth…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Romans – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE ROMANS Commentary by David Brown   INTRODUCTION The Genuineness of the Epistle to the Romans has never been questioned. It has the unbroken testimony of all antiquity, up to Clement of Rome, the apostle's "fellow laborer in the Gospel, whose name was…
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