How can biblical exegesis be fruitful and meaningful when commentaries and lexicons provide contradictory interpretations, seeming to support opposing translations? An Exegetical Summary of Matthew 1–16 asks important exegetical and interpretive questions phrase by phrase, summarizing and organizing content from every major Bible commentaries and dozens of lexicons. You can instantly identify exegetical challenges, discover a text’s interpretive history, and survey the scope of everything written about each verse and phrase.
“Jesus told them that this is how they should pray, not what they should pray, meaning that it is only a model [EBC].” (Page 183)
“This poverty of spirit is an acknowledgement of one’s entire dependence on God, both physically and spiritually” (Page 101)
“Jesus is giving them a guide or model for prayer, but it is not intended to be an exact formula” (Page 182)
“This verb means to speak disparagingly of a person in a manner which is not justified [LN].” (Page 109)
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