Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxi Pg 23 For if Peter was unable to acknowledge Him to be any other than the Creator’s Christ, while He commanded them “to tell no man that saying,” surely4278
Luke ix. 21.
4278 Utique. He was unwilling to have the conclusion promulged which Peter had drawn. No doubt of that,4279
4279 Immo. you say; but as Peter’s conclusion was a wrong one, therefore He was unwilling to have a lie disseminated. It was, however, a different reason which He assigned for the silence, even because “the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and scribes, and priests, and be slain, and be raised again the third day.”4280
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxii Pg 3 whom he had come to destroy. This, to be sure,4320
Luke ix. 28–36.
4320 Scilicet, in ironical allusion to a Marcionite opinion. was what he wished to be understood as the meaning of that voice from heaven: “This is my beloved Son, hear Him”4321
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 16
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Mt 8:4; 17:9 Mr 8:30; 9:9 Lu 9:21,36