Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxxiv Pg 36 and who, when the prophet asserted against him the law, had therefore put him to death. The remarks I have advanced on this case will be also of use to me in illustrating the subsequent parable of the rich man4837
The condition being that the deceased brother should have left “no child” see (Deut. xxv. 5).
4837 Ad subsequens argumentum divitis. tormented in hell, and the poor man resting in Abraham’s bosom.4838
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxxiv Pg 34 and was in consequence cast into prison, and finally, by the same Herod, was even put to death. The Lord having therefore made mention of John, and of course of the occurrence of his death, hurled His censure4835
Deut. xxv. 5, 6.
4835 Jaculatus est. against Herod in the form of unlawful marriages and of adultery, pronouncing as an adulterer even the man who married a woman that had been put away from her husband. This he said in order the more severely to load Herod with guilt, who had taken his brother’s wife, after she had been loosed from her husband not less by death than by divorce; who had been impelled thereto by his lust, not by the prescription of the (Levirate) law—for, as his brother had left a daughter, the marriage with the widow could not be lawful on that very account;4836
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 38
VERSE (8) -
Le 18:16 Nu 36:8,9 De 25:5-10 Ru 1:11; 4:5-11 Mt 22:23-27