Anf-01 vi.ii.xii Pg 16 And they did so. Thou hast in this also [an indication of] the glory of Jesus; for in Him and to Him are all things.1620
Num. xxi. 9.
Anf-01 vi.ii.xii Pg 12 that He might convince them, that on account of their transgression they were given over to the straits of death. Moreover Moses, when he commanded, “Ye shall not have any graven or molten [image] for your God,”1616
Comp. Num. xxi. 6–9; John iii. 14–18.
Anf-03 iv.ix.x Pg 35 they were suffering extermination by serpents, except that in this case he was exhibiting the Lord’s cross on which the “serpent” the devil was “made a show of,”1341
Their sin was “speaking against God and against Moses” (Num. xxi. 4–9).
Anf-03 v.iv.iii.xiv Pg 7 Against young lads, too, did He send forth bears, for their irreverence to the prophet.2872
Num. xi. and xxi.
Anf-03 v.iv.iii.xxii Pg 6 I say nothing of what was figured by this cure.2967
Num. xxi. 8, 9.
Anf-03 v.xi.ii Pg 5 Christ Himself (they say further) in His gospel imitates Moses’ serpent’s sacred power, in saying: “And as Moses upreared the serpent in the desert, so it behoveth the Son of man to be upreared.”8357
See Num. xxi. 4–9.
Anf-01 ix.viii.xxxiv Pg 3 It was not for nothing that Naaman of old, when suffering from leprosy, was purified upon his being baptized, but [it served] as an indication to us. For as we are lepers in sin, we are made clean, by means of the sacred water and the invocation of the Lord, from our old transgressions; being spiritually regenerated as new-born babes, even as the Lord has declared: “Except a man be born again through water and the Spirit, he shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.”4856
2 Kings v. 14.
Anf-03 v.iv.v.ix Pg 17 this fact contributes nothing to the distinction of Christ, as if he were in this way the better one for cleansing this Israelite leper, although a stranger to him, whom his own Lord had been unable to cleanse. The cleansing of the Syrian rather3726
Compare 2 Kings v. 9–; 14 with Luke iv. 27.
3726 Facilius—rather than of Israelites. was significant throughout the nations of the world3727
3727 Per Nationes. [Bishop Andrewes thus classifies the “Sins of the Nations,” as Tertullian’s idea seems to have suggested: (1) Pride, Amorite; (2) Envy, Hittite; (3) Wrath, Perizzite; (4) Gluttony, Girgashite; (5) Lechery, Hivite; (6) Covetousness, Canaanite; (7) Sloth, Jebusite.] of their own cleansing in Christ their light,3728
Edersheim Bible History
Lifetimes viii.vi Pg 9.1, Lifetimes viii.xxx Pg 35.2
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 2
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:3,5 Nu 21:6-9 Jos 6:3-5 1Ki 17:13 2Ki 4:2-6; 5:10-14