Mar 1:10. Εἶδε, He saw) i.e. Jesus saw: although John also saw it, Joh 1:32.-σχιζομένους, rent open) σχίζεται, is rent open, is said of that, which had not previously been open. Christ was the first who opened heaven.-ἀνοίγειν, to open, Mat 3:16, is used in the general sense; whereas in the special sense it is used in antithesis to [as distinguished from] to rend, Act 7:56. See on the difference of these words, Mat 27:51-52.-τὸ Πνεῦμα, the Spirit) with which Jesus was about to baptize.
 ἐσχίσθη is said of the rending in two of the veil: whereas ἀνεῴχθησαν is said of the opening of the tombs.-ED.