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SECTION XL. - A. Cleveland Coxe, Ante-Nicene Fathers. Volume 9: The Gospel of Peter, Apocalypses and Romances, Commentaries of Origen 
Ante-Nicene Fathers. Volume 9: The Gospel of Peter, the Diatessaron of Tatian, the Apocalypse of Peter, the Vision of Paul, the Apocalypse of the Virgin and Sedrach, the Testament of Abraham, the Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena, the Narrative of Zosimus, the Apology of Aristides, the Epistles of Clement (complete text), Origen’s Commentary of John, Books 1-10, and Commentary on Matthew, Books 1, 2, and 10-14, ed. Alexander Roberts and James Donaldson. Revised and Chronologically arranged with brief prefaces and occasional notes by A. Cleveland Coxe (New York: Christian Literature Publishing Co., 1896-97).
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§ 40Arabic, p. 150Mt. 21, 14.Mt. 21, 15.1And when Jesus entered the temple, they brought unto him blind and2 lame: and he healed them. But when the chief priests and the Pharisees saw the wonders that he did, and the children that were crying in the temple and3 saying, Praise be to the Son of David; it distressed them, and they said,Mt. 21, 16. Hearest thou not what these say? Jesus said unto them, Yea: did ye not read long ago, From4 the mouths of children and infants thou hast chosen my praise?Jo. 12, 19. And the Pharisees said one to another, Behold, do ye not see that nothing availeth us? for lo, the whole world hath followed him.
5And there were among them certain Gentiles also,Jo. 12, 20.Jo. 12, 21.Jo. 12, 22.Jo. 12, 23. which had come up to worship6 at the feast: these therefore came to Philip, who was of Bethsaida of Galilee,7 and asked him, and said unto him, My lord, we wish to see Jesus. And Philip8 came and told Andrew: and Andrew and Philip told Jesus. And Jesus answered and said unto them, The hour is come nigh, in which the Son of man is to be glorified.9 Verily, verily, I say unto you, A grain of wheat,Jo. 12, 24.Jo. 12, 25. if it fall not and die in the10 earth, remaineth alone; but if it die, it beareth much fruit. He that loveth his life4 destroyeth it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto the life eternal.11 If a man serve me, he will follow me; and where I am,Jo. 12, 26.Jo. 12, 27. there shall my servant be12 also: and whosoever serveth me, the Father will honour him. Now is my soul troubled;Arabic, p. 151 and what shall I say? My Father, deliver me from this hour. But13 for this cause came I unto this hour. My Father, glorify thy name.Jo. 12, 28.Jo. 12, 29. And a14 voice was heard from heaven, I have glorified it, and shall glorify it. And the multitude that were standing heard, and said, This is thunder: and others said, An15 angel speaketh to him. Jesus answered and said unto them,Jo. 12, 30.Jo. 12, 31.Jo. 12, 32.Jo. 12, 33.Jo. 12, 34. Not because of me16 was this voice, but because of you. Now is the judgement of this world; and the17 prince of this world shall now be cast forth. And I, when I am lifted up from the18 earth, shall draw every man unto me. This he said, that he might shew by what19 manner of death he should die. The multitudes said unto him, We have heard out of the law that the Messiah abideth for ever: how then sayest thou, that the Son of20 man is to be lifted up? who is this, the Son of man? Jesus said unto them,Jo. 12, 35. Another little while is the light with you. Walk so long as ye have light, lest the darkness overtake you; for he that walketh in the darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.21 So long as ye have light, believe the light, that ye may be the children of the light.Jo. 12, 36.Lk. 17, 20.
22And when certain of the Pharisees asked of Jesus, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered and said unto them, The kingdom of God cometh not 23with expectation: neither shall they say,Lk. 17, 21. Lo, it is here! nor, Lo, it is there! for the kingdom of God is within you.
24And in the daytime he was teaching in the temple;Lk. 21, 37.Lk. 21, 38. and at night he used to go25 out, and pass the night in the mount called the mount of Olives. And all the people came1 to him in the morning in the temple, to hear his word.
26, 27Then spake Jesus unto the multitudes and his disciples, and said unto them, On28 the seat of Moses are seated the scribes and Pharisees:Arabic, p. 152 everything that they say unto you now to keep, keep and do: but according to their deeds29 do ye not; for they say, and do not. And they bind heavy burdens,Mt. 23, 1.Mt. 23, 2.Mt. 23, 3. and lay them on the shoulders of the people; while they with one of their fingers will not come30, 31 near2 them. But all their deeds they do to make a shew before men.Mt. 23, 4. And all the multitude were hearing that with pleasure.Mt. 23, 5a.Mk. 12, 37b.
32And in the course of his teaching he said unto them,Mk. 12, 38.Mk. 12, 39. Guard yourselves from the33 scribes, who desire to walk in robes, and love salutation in the marketplaces, and sitting in the highest places of the synagogues,Mt. 23, 5b.Mt. 23, 7b.Mk. 12, 40. and at feasts in the highest parts of34 the rooms: and they broaden their amulets, and lengthen the cords of their cloaks,35 and love that they should be called by men, My master, and devour widows’ houses, because3 of their prolonging their prayers; these then shall receive greater judgement.36 But ye, be ye not called masters:4 for your master is one; all ye are brethren.Mt. 23, 8.Mt. 23, 9.Mt. 23, 10.Mt. 23, 11.Mt. 23, 12.37 Call not then to yourselves any one5 father on earth: for your Father is one, who is38 in heaven. And be not called directors: for your director is one, even the Messiah.39, 40 He that is great among you shall be unto you a minister. Whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and whosoever shall abase himself shall be exalted.
41Woe unto you, Pharisees! because ye love the highest places in the synagogues,Lk. 11, 43. and salutation in the marketplaces.
42Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!Mt. 23, 14. because ye devour widows’ houses, because6 of your prolonging your prayers: for this reason then ye shall receive greater judgement.
43Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!Mt. 23, 13a. because ye have shut the kingdom of God before men.
Arabic, p. 15344Woe unto you that know the law!Lk. 11, 52a.Mt. 23, 13b.Mt. 23, 15. for ye concealed the keys of knowledge: ye enter not, and those that are entering ye suffer not to enter.
46Woe unto you, ye blind guides! because ye say,Mt. 23, 16. Whosoever sweareth by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the gold that is in the temple,47 shall be condemned.10 Ye blind foolish ones: which is greater, the gold,Mt. 23, 17.Mt. 23, 18. or the48 temple which sanctifieth the gold? And, Whosoever sweareth by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the offering that is upon it, shall be condemned. 49 Ye blind foolish ones: which is greater, the offering,Mt. 23, 19.Mt. 23, 20.Mt. 23, 21.Mt. 23, 22. or the altar which sanctifieth50 the offering? Whosoever then sweareth by the altar, hath sworn by it, and by all51 that is upon it. And whosoever sweareth by the temple, hath sworn by it, and by52 him that is dwelling in it. And whosoever sweareth by heaven, hath sworn by the throne of God, and by him that sitteth upon it.
53Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!Mt. 23, 23. because ye tithe mint and rue and dill and cummin and all herbs, and ye leave the important matters of the law, judgement, and mercy, and faith, and the love of God: this ought ye to do, and54 not to leave that undone. Ye blind guides, which strain out a gnat,Mt. 23, 24. and swallow11 camels.
Mt. 23, 25.55Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, while the inside of them is full of injustice and wrong.56 Ye blind Pharisees, cleanse first the inside of the cup and of the platter,Mt. 23, 26. then shall the outside of them be cleansed.
Arabic, p. 15457Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye resemble whited sepulchres, which appear1 from the outside beautiful,Mt. 23, 27. but within58 full of the bones of the dead, and all uncleanness.Mt. 23, 28. So ye also from without appear unto men like the righteous, but within ye are full of wrong and hypocrisy.
59One of the scribes answered and said unto him, Teacher,Lk. 11, 45. in this saying of thine60 thou art casting a slur on us. He said, And to you also, ye scribes, woe!Lk. 11, 46. for ye lade men with heavy burdens, and ye with one of your fingers come not near2 those burdens.
Mt. 23, 29a.Lk. 11, 47b.Mt. 23, 29b.Mt. 23, 30.Mt. 23, 31.Mt. 23, 32.Mt. 23, 33.61Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye build the tombs of the prophets, which your fathers killed, and adorn the burying-places of the righteous,62 and say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we should not have been partakers63 with them in the blood of the prophets. Wherefore, behold, ye witness against64 yourselves, that ye are the children of those that slew the prophets. And ye also,65 ye fill up the measure3 of your fathers. Ye serpents, ye children of vipers, where shall ye flee from the judgement of Gehenna?