Anf-01 ix.vi.xiii Pg 2 showing that the elders were in the habit of mingling a watered tradition with the simple command of God; that is, they set up a spurious law, and one contrary to the [true] law; as also the Lord made plain, when He said to them, “Why do ye transgress the commandment of God, for the sake of your tradition?”3937
Isa. i. 22.
Anf-02 ii.iv.vii Pg 3.2
Anf-03 iv.xi.iii Pg 7 Some of them deny the immortality of the soul; others affirm that it is immortal, and something more. Some raise disputes about its substance; others about its form; others, again, respecting each of its several faculties. One school of philosophers derives its state from various sources, while another ascribes its departure to different destinations. The various schools reflect the character of their masters, according as they have received their impressions from the dignity1512
Isa. i. 22.
1512 Honor. of Plato, or the vigour1513
1513 Vigor. Another reading has “rigor” (ακληρότης), harshness. of Zeno, or the equanimity1514
1514 Tenor. of Aristotle, or the stupidity1515
1515 Stupor. of Epicurus, or the sadness1516
1516 Mœror. of Heraclitus, or the madness1517
1517 Furor. of Empedocles. The fault, I suppose, of the divine doctrine lies in its springing from Judæa1518
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 6
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Ps 119:119 Pr 25:4 Isa 1:22,25 Eze 22:18,19 Mt 5:13