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THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES - Chapter 24 - Verse 15

Verse 15. And have hope toward God. Having a hope of the resurrection of the dead, which arises from the promises of God.

Which they themselves, etc. That is, the Pharisees. Perhaps he designated in this remark the Pharisees who were present, he held nothing in this great cardinal point, which they did not also hold. For the reasons why Paul introduced this point so prominently, and the success of thus introducing it, See Barnes "Ac 23:1, also Ac 23:2-9.

Both the just and unjust. Of the righteous and the wicked; that is, of all the race. As they held this, they could not arraign him for holding it also.

{e} "hope toward God" Ac 23:6; 26:6,7; 28:20

{+} "allow" "admit" {f} "resurrection of the dead" Da 12:2; Joh 5:28,29; 1 Co 15:12-27


Re 20:6,13 {++} "unjust" "righteous and unrighteous"

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