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The Scofield Bible Commentary, by Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, [1917], at

Matthew Chapter 19

Matthew 19:4

mat 19:4

Have ye not read

See (Gen 1:27); (Gen 2:23); (Gen 2:24).

The passage is significant as Jesus' confirmation of the Genesis narrative of creation.

Matthew 19:8

mat 19:8


Thus, confirming the Mosaic authorship of Deuteronomy.

Matthew 19:12

mat 19:12


(See Scofield) - (Mat 3:2).

Matthew 19:14

mat 19:14


(See Scofield) - (Mat 3:2).

Matthew 19:20

mat 19:20

kept from my youth

See (Phi 3:6); (Phi 3:7).

Contrast (Phi 3:7-9).

Matthew 19:21

mat 19:21


(See Scofield) - (Mat 5:48).

Matthew 19:23

mat 19:23


(See Scofield) - (Mat 3:2).

Matthew 19:25

mat 19:25


(See Scofield) - (Rom 1:16).

Compare (Mat 13:3-9).

Matthew 19:28

mat 19:28


(Greek, "palingensia", means "re-creation," "making new)." The word occurs once again in (Tit 3:5). There it refers to the new birth or a believing person; here to the re-creation of the social order, and renewal of the earth; (Isa 11:6-9); (Rom 8:19-23) when the kingdom shall come.

(See "Kingdom (Old Testament),"

(See Scofield) - (Zac 12:8).

(See Scofield) - (Co1 15:24).


disclosing how the promise (Isa 1:26) will be fulfilled when the kingdom is set up. The kingdom will be administered over Israel through the apostles, according to the ancient theocratic judgeship. (Jdg 2:18).

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