151 The cross.

152 Eph. iv.13.

153 Ex. xxv. 23. The table is said to be two cubits in length, a cubit in breadth, and a cubit and a half in height; therefore it was six cubits round.

154 Ex. xxv. 24.

155 The three styles of Greek music were the e0narmoniko/n, dia/tonon, and xrwmatiko/n.

156 i.e., of Christ.

157 1 Cor. x. 26, etc.

158 ya/llontej is substituted by Lowth for ya/llein of the text, e0n tw=| ya/llein has also been proposed.

159 Ps. xlv. 9.

160 Ps. xlv. 14. [Elucidation VII.]

161 didaktikh/n, proposed by Sylburgius, seems greatly preferable to the reading of the text, didakth/n, and has been adopted above.

162 Wisd. vi. 10.

163 Wisd. vii. 16.

164 Wisd. xiv. 2, 3.

165 That is, resurrection effected by divine power.

166 Such seems the only sense possible of this clause,-obtained, however, by substituting for suna/logoi lo/gou, k.t.l., su/llogoi lo/gon k.t.l..

167 John iii. 30.

168 John i. 3.

169 Eph. ii. 20, 21.

170 Matt. xiii. 47, 48.

171 Prudence, fortitude, justice, temperance. [Known as the philosophical virtues.]

172 i.e., that mentioned in the last sentence of chap xi., which would more appropriately be transferred to chap. xii.

173 Wisd. ii. 22, 25.

174 Ps. xvii. 3, 4.

175 Sylburgius proposes kosmika/j, worldly, instead of kosmi/aj, decorous; in which case the sentence would read: "and [true] poverty, destitution in worldly desires."

176 Gen. xviii. 12.

177 The reading of the text has, "not of the same mother, much less of the same father," which contradicts Gen. xx. 12, and has been therefore amended as above.

178 1 Sam. i. 13.

179 Or, "judging from the motion of the soul;" the text reading here ou0 kinh/matoj yuxh=j, for which, as above, is proposed, ou0k e0k kinh/matoj yuxh=n.

180 Tob. xii. 8.

181 Metaphorical expression for perfect. The phrase "a quadrangular man" is found in Plato and Aristotle. [The proverbial tetra0gonoj a!neu yo/gou, of the Nicomach. Ethics, i. 10, and of Plato in the Protagoras, p. 154. Ed. Bipont, 1782.]

182 2 Cor. vi. 7.

183 Ex. xxxiv. 29.

184 Matt. v. 48.

185 John xiii. 33.

186 This is cited by Diogenes Laertius as the first dictum of Epicurus. It is also referred to as such by Cicero, De Natura Deorum, and by others.

187 In opposition to the heretical opinion, that those who are saved have an innate original excellence, on account of which they are saved. [Elucidation VIII.]

188 Or, "elected"-xeirotonou/menoj Acts xiv. 23, "And when they had ordained (xeirotonh/santej) them elders in every church." A different verb (kaqi/sthmi) is used in Tit. i. 5.

189 Presbytery or eldership.

190 pswtokaqedri/a, Mark xii. 39, Luke xx. 46.

191 Rev. iv. 4, xi. 16.

192 Eph ii. 14, 15, 16, iv. 13.

193 prokopai/. [Book vii. cap. i, infra.]

194 1 Thess. iv. 17.

195 1 Cor. xv. 41.

196 Eph. iv. 13.

197 Ps. xv i.

198 John i. 47; Matt v. 8.

199 e/poptei/a, the third and highest grade of initiation of the Eleusinian mysteries (Liddell and Scott's Lexicon).

200 John x. 16.

201 John x. 27.

202 Mark v. 34, etc.