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Scofield's Reference Notes

Luke 18



Verse 1


See "Armageddon" Revelation 16:14; Revelation 19:17. (See Scofield "Revelation 19:17").

Verse 8


The reference is not to personal faith, but to belief in the whole body of revealed truth. (Cf) Romans 1:5; 1 Corinthians 16:13; 2 Corinthians 13:5; Colossians 1:23; Colossians 2:7; Titus 1:13; Judges 1:3.

See "Apostasy," above, in marg. of Luke 18:8.

(See Scofield "2 Timothy 3:1").

Son of man (See Scofield "Matthew 8:20").

Verse 9


(See Scofield "Romans 10:3").

Verse 13


Gr.hilaskomai, used in the Septuagint and N.T. in connection with the mercy-seat Exodus 25:17; Exodus 25:18; Exodus 25:21; Hebrews 9:5. As an instructed Jew, the publican is thinking, not of mere mercy, but of the blood-sprinkled mercy seat. (See Scofield "Leviticus 16:5").

"Propitiation," (See Scofield "Romans 3:25"). His prayer might be paraphrased, "Be toward me as thou are when thou lookest upon the atoning blood." The Bible knows nothing of divine forgiveness apart from sacrifice. See Scofield "Matthew 26:28".

merciful i.e. propitiated.

sinner Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23").

Verse 26


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16").

Verse 31

Son of man

(See Scofield "Matthew 8:20").

Verse 35

blind man

(See Scofield "Matthew 20:30").

Verse 42


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16").


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Luke 18:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.

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