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Father Juan de Maldonado’s ommentary on Matthew 28:16-20

Mat 28:16  And the eleven disciples went into Galilee, unto the mountain where Jesus had appointed them. And the eleven disciples. Judas had either hung himself, as is the general opinion, or, having lost all hope of salvation, he had … Continue reading

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Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 21:1-11

Mat 21:1  And when they drew nigh to Jerusalem and were come to Bethphage, unto mount Olivet, then Jesus sent two disciples, BETHPHAGE was situated at the foot of the Mount of Olives, close to Jerusalem (S. Luke 21:37). S. … Continue reading

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Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 17:1-9

Mat 17:1  And after six days Jesus taketh unto him Peter and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart: After six days. REFERRING to the same period, S. Mark (9:2) and S. Luke … Continue reading

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Father de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 4:1-11

Mat 4:1  Then Jesus was led by the spirit into the desert, to be tempted by the devil. Then Jesus was led. The Greek ανηχθη subductus, abreptus; S. Mark 1:12 has εκβαλλει, expellit, eum Spiritus. He was probably not carried … Continue reading

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Father Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 6:24-34

Text in red, if any, represent my additions. Verse 24. No man can serve two masters. Whither does this tend? S. Chrysostom (Hom. xxii.) and The Author (Hom. xvi.) answer: Christ had said in verse 19, “Lay not up,” which, … Continue reading

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Corneilus a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 5:38-48

Mat 5:38  You have heard that it hath been said: An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. Mat 5:39  But I say to you not to resist evil: but if one strike thee on thy right … Continue reading

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Father Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 5:38-48

Mat 5:38  You have heard that it hath been said: An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. These are the words of the Law (Ex 21:24; Lev 24:20; Dent 19:21). Christ does not say more than … Continue reading

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Father Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matt 5:13-16

Verse 13. You are the salt of the earth. There are two properties in salt : to give savour, and to preserve from corruption. What is termed savour in food (sapor) is wisdom in man, and expressed by the word … Continue reading

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Father Maldonado’s Commentary on Matt 11:2-11

Mat 11:2  Now when John had heard in prison the works of Christ: sending two of his disciples he said to him: Maldonado offers no comment on this verse, he does however treat of the verse in relation to the … Continue reading

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Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matt 3:1-12

Notes in red represent my additions. Mat 3:1  And in those days cometh John the Baptist preaching in the desert of Judea. In those days. This was clearly thirty years later, or thereabouts, as is,gathered from S. Luke (3:1), who … Continue reading

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