Anf-01 viii.iv.lvi Pg 32 And again, after a little, it thus says: ‘The Lord said, The cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great,2141
Gen. xviii. 16, 17.
2141 Literally, “is multiplied.” and their sins are very grievous. I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to their cry which has come unto me; and if not, that I may know. And the men turned away thence, and went to Sodom. But Abraham was standing before the Lord; and Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt Thou destroy the righteous with the wicked?’ ”2142
Anf-01 viii.iv.cxxvi Pg 8 And what follows in the writings of Moses I quoted and explained; “from which I have demonstrated,” I said, “that He who is described as God appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, and the other patriarchs, was appointed under the authority of the Father and Lord, and ministers to His will.” Then I went on to say what I had not said before: “And so, when the people desired to eat flesh, and Moses had lost faith in Him, who also there is called the Angel, and who promised that God would give them to satiety, He who is both God and the Angel, sent by the Father, is described as saying and doing these things. For thus the Scripture says: ‘And the Lord said to Moses, Will the Lord’s hand not be sufficient? thou shall know now whether my word shall conceal thee or not.’2446
Gen. xviii. 17.
Anf-03 v.iii.vii Pg 11 Unhappy Aristotle! who invented for these men dialectics, the art of building up and pulling down; an art so evasive in its propositions,1920
“De enthymesi;” for this word Tertullian gives animationem (in his tract against Valentinus, ix.), which seems to mean, “the mind in operation.” (See the same treatise, x. xi.) With regard to the other word, Jerome (on Amos. iii.) adduces Valentinus as calling Christ ἔκτρωμα, that is, abortion.
1920 Sententiis. so far-fetched in its conjectures, so harsh, in its arguments, so productive of contentions—embarrassing1921
1921 Molestam. even to itself, retracting everything, and really treating of1922
1922 Tractaverit, in the sense of conclusively settling. nothing! Whence spring those “fables and endless genealogies,”1923
Anf-01 ix.iv.xxi Pg 26 And that it is from that region which is towards the south of the inheritance of Judah that the Son of God shall come, who is God, and who was from Bethlehem, where the Lord was born [and] will send out His praise through all the earth, thus3705
Joel iii. 16; Amos i. 2.
3705 As Massuet observes, we must either expunge “sciut” altogether, or read “sic” as above. says the prophet Habakkuk: “God shall come from the south, and the Holy One from Mount Effrem. His power covered the heavens over, and the earth is full of His praise. Before His face shall go forth the Word, and His feet shall advance in the plains.”3706
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 9
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Eze 43:6,7 Isa 6:8 Am 3:7,8 Re 1:10,11; 14:7