John Bengel Commentary - Mark 11:22 - 11:22

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John Bengel Commentary - Mark 11:22 - 11:22

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Mar 11:22. Ἔχετε, have) Hold fast.-πίστιν θεοῦ, faith) Such as it is right that they should have, who have God [as their God]: faith great and sincere, which believes in God, and believes in there being no foundation save God in all the things of the natural world. So ἐν τῇ προσευχῇ τοῦ θεοῦ in prayer of God, i.e. to God in solitude, Luk 6:12. So the kindness of God is used of the kindness, which is bestowed on the orphan [of Jonathan] from a regard to God alone, 2Sa 9:3, with which comp. Mar 11:1. So the cedars of God are trees not planted by human hands. The mountains [hills] of God, those which human culture does not reach.