Anf-01 viii.iv.ciii Pg 6 For as he had deceived Adam, so he hoped2346
Matt. iv. 9, 10.
2346 Literally, “said.” that he might contrive some mischief against Christ also. Moreover, the statement, ‘All my bones are poured out2347
2347 Maranus says it is hardly to be doubted that Justin read, “I am poured out like water,” etc. and dispersed like water; my heart has become like wax, melting in the midst of my belly,’ was a prediction of that which happened to Him on that night when men came out against Him to the Mount of Olives to seize Him. For in the memoirs which I say were drawn up by His apostles and those who followed them, [it is recorded] that His sweat fell down like drops of blood while He was praying, and saying, ‘If it be possible, let this cup pass:’2348
Anf-01 viii.iv.cxxv Pg 5 Then, overcome and convicted, the devil departed at that time. But since our Christ was to be numbed, i.e., by pain and experience of suffering, He made a previous intimation of this by touching Jacob’s thigh, and causing it to shrink. But Israel was His name from the beginning, to which He altered the name of the blessed Jacob when He blessed him with His own name, proclaiming thereby that all who through Him have fled for refuge to the Father, constitute the blessed Israel. But you, having understood none of this, and not being prepared to understand, since you are the children of Jacob after the fleshly seed, expect that you shall be assuredly saved. But that you deceive yourselves in such matters, I have proved by many words.
Matt. iv. 10.
born, and suffered, and ascended to heaven; who shall also come again, and then your twelve tribes shall mourn. For if you had understood what has been written by the prophets, you would not have denied that He was God, Son of the only, unbegotten, unutterable God. <index subject1="Christ Jesus" subject2="His appearances before His coming in the flesh" title="263" id="viii.iv.cxxvi-p2.1"/>For Moses says somewhere in Exodus the following: ‘The Lord spoke to Moses, and said to him, I am the Lord, and I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, being their God; and my name I revealed not to them, and I established my covenant with them.’2440
Anf-01 v.xvii.xii Pg 3
Matt. iv. 10; Deut. vi. 13.