Popularity relative to other verses in Matthew chapter 22 using average monthly Google searches. Exodus 3:6. seem here to tax the Samaritan text of corruption; when, indeed, both the text and the God is not the God of the dead] That is, in the Sadducees’ sense, utterly dead and extinct for ever; but in St Paul’s sense, Romans 14:9, He is the God of the dead. If this was admitted - if there was a state of rewards and punishments - then it would easily follow that the bodies of the dead would be raised. This passage, however, here cited against the Sadducees is furthermore the most striking of all of them, on the following grounds: (1) In it God speaks Himself, an irrefragable proof of its truth; (2) He speaks on the occasion of a most solemn and visible manifestation of Himself; (3) He speaks of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob conjointly; (4) And indeed after their death, and that a long while after, at the very time of performing the promise to them, even in the persons of their descendants, which was a proof that these patriarchs had not in their own lifetime themselves obtained the promises. Matthew 22:22 "When they had heard [these words], they marvelled, and left him, and went their way." Popular videos include worship music from your favorite Christian artists, cute videos with adorable kids and animals, 1974. What does this verse really mean? 32. Christ therefore, from a passage Exodus iii. What does that mean? Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob had been dead for a long time when Moses spoke this - Abraham for 329 years, Isaac for 224 years, and Jacob for 198 years - yet God spake then as being still "their God." https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/matthew-22.html. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Copyright © 2019, GodTube.com. For Abraham himself, the whole man, and all that is included under the name Abraham, that is, not only his soul but also his body, which also received the seal of the promise, possesses GOD. I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? He is not the God of the dead. The stress does not lie on εἰμι , to which there is nothing corresponding in the Hebrew, bat on the relation implied in the title: God of Abraham. They must, therefore, be still somewhere living, for God is not the God of the dead; that is, it is absurd to say that God rules over those who are "extinct or annihilated," but he is the God only of those who have an existence. The present tense shows that he is still the God of the departed patriarchs, and that they are still in existence. 1878. 32. 'His iniquity is upon him': when? them. I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? nor did they receive any books but the five books of Moses. Abraham and the God of Isaac.' A primary verb; to live. This statement summarizes the fact that all the issues of life are in God's hands. Psalms 16:9-11; Psalms 17:15; Psalms 23:6; Psalms 49:15; Psalms 73:24, see its whole context; Psalms 139:7-12; Psalms 139:24). The being who is elevated enough to have a true immortal God to be his God, must himself be neither the creature of time nor annihilation. "Says R. Eliezer, with R. JoseF7T. of Exodus 3:6. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. This is a simplified translation of the original Greek word. God is not the God of the dead, but of the living; as all the saints are; for though their bodies are dead, their souls are alive, and their bodies will be raised in consequence of their covenant interest in God, to enjoy an immortal life with him: so the Jews are wont to say, that the righteous, even in their death, are called livingF11T. Follow the buttons on the right to get more detail. God is not "Commentary on Matthew 22:32".