John Bengel Commentary - Mark 4:24 - 4:24

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John Bengel Commentary - Mark 4:24 - 4:24


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Mar 4:24. Βλέπετε τί ἀκούετε, See [take heed], what ye hear) The seeing organ, which is the more noble sense, directs and modifies the impressions of the hearing: it is the eye, not the ear, that can move itself.-τί, what) We are hearing the word, which is the word of God; account that as a high privilege: Or else the what is to be resolved into the how of Luke: see to it, what kind of a hearing you render to the word.-ἐν ᾧ μέτρῳ, with what measure) The measure alluded to is the heart, with its capabilities, desires, anxiety to impart blessings received to others, and obedience.-προστεθήσεται, it shall be added [more shall be given]) That ye may be not only hearers, but partakers.-τοῖς) as concerns the hearers;[39] comp. on Rom 2:8, as respects such datives. [Engl. Vers. makes the dat. follow προστεθ., “more shall be given to you that fear.”]

[39] The margin of both editions had left the reader to decide as to the omission of this clause, τοῖς ἀκούουσιν. The Gnomon and Vers. Germ. retain it.-E. B.

BCDGLΔc Vulg. omit it. However A, with Rec. Text, supports it.-ED.