And you shall be betrayed both by parents, and brothers, and kinfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.
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EXPOSITORY (ENGLISH BIBLE)Exodus 4:11.See Poole on "Matthew 24:9", See Poole on "Matthew 24:10", See Poole on "Mark 8:12", See Poole on "Mark 8:13". Matthew 10:21.
and kinsfolks, and friends. The Syriac, Persic, and Ethiopic versions add, "your", to each of these relations, as your parents, &c.
and some of you shall they cause to be put to death; as Stephen was stoned to death, and James, the brother of John, Herod killed with the sword, Acts 7:58 and indeed all of them were put to death, except John, before the destruction of Jerusalem.And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.
EXEGETICAL (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES)Luke 21:16. Καί] Bengel rightly says: “non modo ab alienis.” Comp., besides, Mark 13:12 f.Luke 21:16. καὶ, even, by parents, etc.: non modo alienis, Beng.—ἐξ ὑμῶν, some of you, limiting the unqualified statement of Mk., and with the facts of apostolic history in view.16. ye shall be betrayed] In consequence of the disunions prophesied in Luke 1:34, Luke 12:53; Matthew 10:21.
some of you] of the four to whom He was immediately speaking, perhaps all, and certainly two were martyred.Luke 21:16. Καὶ ὑπὸ even [Engl. Vers. not so well, ‘both’] by parents, not merely by strangers not related to you. [It is less appropriate to understand the declaration in this passage of the parents of Peter or of John (Mark 13:3), than of the parents of the remaining apostles or disciples.—V. g.]—θανατώσουσιν, they shall put to death) some: as James the brother of John.Verse 16. - And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolk, and friends. His disciples must be prepared to pay, as the price of their friendship with him, the sacrifice of all home and domestic life and peace. How often in the records of the early Christians are these terrible sufferings added to public persecution! Literally, his own would have very often to give up mother, father, friends, for his sake. And some of you shall they cause to be put to death. This was literally true in the case of several of those then listening to him.
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