(253). Here are earnest exhortations to … straight. 1 Kings 18:21 : ἕως πότε ὑμεῖς χωλανεῖτε ἐπʼ ἀμφωτέραις ταῖς ἰγνύαις; how long do ye halt upon both knee-joints (sides), i.e. Lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; a lame member, as the Syriac version, a lame member of the body of Christ, the church; or a lame person, as the Arabic version, a weak believer; one that is ready to halt, either through the corruption of nature, or through the weakness of grace, or through want of light and judgment, and through instability and inconstancy; lest such an one should, through the irregular walk and conversation of others, be stumbled and offended, and go out of the way, and leave the paths of righteousness and truth. До этого апостол учил необходимости опираться на утешения Божии, дабы быть сильными и постоянными в делании добра. paths—literally, "wheel tracks." If the whole congregation, by their united and consistent walk, trod a plain and beaten path for men’s feet, these lame ones, though halting, would be easily able to keep in it, and by keeping in the τροχιὰ ὀρθή, would even acquire the habit of walking straight onward, and so be healed: but if the tracks were errant and confused, their erratic steps would deviate more and more, till at length they fell away out of the right way altogether. Celsus (first half of the first century a.d.), in the 7th book of his treatise De Artibius, treats of surgical operations according to the views of the Alexandrian schools. If we do not grow and learn, we shall need to learn the first lessons again. Proper exercise contributes to health; walking straight onward in the right way tends to healing. Verse 12-13 The readers had been Christians for some time and should by now have been able to teach others. ἐκτραπῇ is rendered by many of the ancient and some modern expositors, “be dislocated.” So Œc. LXX. The other rendering gives a lively and consistent image. THE WORD OF GOD IS LIVING AND ACTIVE 12 For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Rather try to heal it. This is anything but peaceful! Однако смысл останется тем же самым. That is, exert yourselves to make the course clear for yourselves and your fellow Christians, so that there be no stumbling and laming. Hebrews 3:12-13 reveals a worrisome characteristic of sin: "Beware, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God; but exhort one another daily, while it is called 'Today,' lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of … rather he healed—Proper exercise of itself contributes to health; the habit of walking straight onward in the right way tends to healing. Хромотой он называет то состояние, когда мысли людей переменчивы и не покоряются искренне Богу. In context, it refers especially to those among the recipients (some of which were professors and not yet genuine believers) who were most seriously affected by the persecutions, and who were on the verge of going back to the temple sacrifices. The verb χωλαίνειν tobe lame or to make lame (not in N.T.) that which is lame — those “weak in the faith” (Romans 14:1), having still Judaizing prejudices. Whatever is feeble in our faith or hope; whatever evil tendency there is in our hearts, we should endeavor to strengthen and amend, lest it should become worse, and we should entirely fall. 13 And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed. The commonly accepted rendering of the A.V., besides giving a conception which is very tame, presents two incongruities: the association of going astray with lameness, and of healing with straying. How do we go about living as Christians in a society where we find ourselves increasingly on the margins? Herodotus (ch. is, to be turned aside: and even in the place quoted from Galen by Carpzov to justify the other meaning, it far more likely has this one: τῆς ὑγιεινῆς ἔργον, τὸ κατὰ μικρὰ τὴν εἰς τὸ παρὰ φύσιν ἐκτροπὴν (deviation) ἐπανορθοῦσθαι: 2. the μᾶλλον δέ, introducing the second clause, which seems to shew, that more is contained in the contrast than was in the member with which it was contrasted, and thus fully justifies the falling short in the meaning of ἐκτραπῇ from that of ἰαθῇ: q. d. ‘should not be turned out of the way; nay rather than suffer any the least increase of its infirmity, should be healed of it.’ It should be noticed that the Writer has still the image of a race before him. Proverbs 8:6; Proverbs 15:14; Proverbs 21:8. here, not in the sense of straight as distinguished from crooked, but more generally, right, plain, by implication even or smooth. Τὸ χωλὸν may refer either to an individual or to a section of the church which is weak and vacillating. straight—that is, leading by a straight road to joy and grace (Heb 12:1, 2, 15). But against this there are two objections: 1. the common usage of the word; which (see Wetst. Do everything to avoid aggravating the weakness of a fellow-Christian. Turn not to the right hand nor to the left; remove thy foot from evil.”. But let it rather be healed; the fallen believer be restored, the weak brother be confirmed, the halting professor be strengthened, and everyone be built up and established upon the most holy faith, and in the pure ways of the Gospel. See reff. orthos. be turned out of the way — (Proverbs 4:27); and, so missing the way, lose the prize of “the race” (Hebrews 12:1). 1 Hebrews 1 15 Hebrews 2 31 Hebrews 3 47 Hebrews 4:1–5:10 71 Hebrews 5:11–6:20 91 Hebrews 7 111 Hebrews 8 125 Hebrews 9 147 Hebrews 10 175 Hebrews 11 203 Hebrews 12 229 Hebrews 13 249 Bibliography 251 Index Or it may mean, that in a road that was not level, those who were lame would be in danger of spraining, distorting, or wrenching a lame limb; and the counsel is, that whatever would have a tendency to this should be removed. Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established. 131) mentions a medical school at Cyrene in Africa, and says that the pupils of that school were regarded as the second best physicians in all Greece. Herodotus (ch. Hence be adds, Lest that which is lame be turned out of the way, or, lest halting should go astray; that is, lest by halting ye should at length depart far from the way. At the time of Galen (163 a.d.) the medical school of Alexandria was the most famous in the world, and Galen himself studied there. Whatever is defective we should endeavor to restore to soundness, rather than to suffer the defect to be increased. As we grow strong through the word of God, we should be able to teach other people. The Ethiopic version reads, "that your halting may be healed, and not offended": that you yourselves may not halt and stumble. Rather try to heal it. "be put out of joint." Τοῖς ποσὶν ὑμῶν “for your feet,” not with. and make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed. His text has been Psalm 95, which refers to the tragic example of Israel in the wilderness. The making a beaten track for all is, that they may not miss the way and lose the prize). In short, the precious blood of Christ is applied to us in sprinkling, in washing, in drinking, on account of the personal union, in a manner real, yet supernatural, and therefore quite incomprehensible. Hebrews: Bible Study and Commentary. Very rare in profane Greek. And yet that’s the image with which this lectionary reading from Hebrews begins–with a disturbing image, not of a speedball, but of the word of God that slices us open for inspection. John Piper Sep 7, 1997 24 Shares Sermon. And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed. See 1 Timothy 1:6; 1 Timothy 5:15; 2 Timothy 4:4. lxx only Amos 5:8. Keith Simons. Comp. Lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; a lame member, as the Syriac version, a lame member of the body of Christ, the church; or a lame person, as the Arabic version, a weak believer; one that is ready to halt, either through the corruption of nature, or through the weakness of grace, or through want of light and judgment, and through instability and inconstancy; lest such an one should, through the irregular walk and conversation of others, be stumbled and offended, and go out of the way, and leave the paths of righteousness and truth. At the same time this straightness of the way which he recommends, is preserved when a man’s mind is superior to every fear, and regards only what God approves; for fear is ever very ingenious in finding out byways. (254). Be not turned out of the way — Of faith and holiness. Only here and Acts 14:10; commonly straight or upright, but also right, safe, happy. They were to allow no obstructions in the path over which the lame and feeble might fall. From Proverbs 4:26, Septuagint, 'Mike straight paths for thy feet;' i:e., a straight road to joy and grace (Hebrews 12:1-2; Hebrews 12:15). And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. The format for the series is not well-suited fo the book of Hebrews overall. Metaphorically here, and partly Matthew 18:8; Mark 9:45. Junius, Grotius, Wolf, Carpzov, Heinrichs, and many others, finally Bleek, de Wette, Ebrard, Kurtz, Ewald, on account of the opposition ἰαθῇ δὲ μᾶλλον, assign the passive signification: to be dislocated. straight — that is, leading by a straight road to joy and grace (Hebrews 12:1, Hebrews 12:2, Hebrews 12:15). Cf. Mostly in the literal sense. Be turned out of the way.—The difficulty in these words is concealed to some extent when they are separated from the following clause, as in the Authorised version; this separation, however, the Greek will not allow. (1-2a) Jesus brought a revelation superior to the prophets of old. Ибо необдуманная пылкость не менее порочна, чем вялость и расслабленность. And make straight paths, &c.— Dr. Heylin paraphrases the verse thus: Make even paths for your feet, that the lame ancle may not be sprained, but on the contrary recover strength; that is, says he, "Order your course of life so, as to avoid the occasions of sin; those especially, wherein you are more liable to relapse, either by constitutional infirmity, or evil habits before indulged." The Greeks received their knowledge of surgery from the Egyptians, and mural paintings and documents, and even hieroglyphic symbols, prove that that people had attained remarkable proficiency in the science. That which is lame - those "weak in the faith" (Romans 14:1), having Judaizing prejudices. Так вот, кто начинает хромать, не сразу совращается с пути, но понемногу все больше и больше от него отходит, доколе, уловившись заблуждением, не увязает, запутавшись, в лабиринте сатаны. The idea is here, that everything which would prevent those in the church who were in any danger of falling - the feeble, the unestablished, the weak - from walking in the path to heaven, or which might be an occasion to them of falling, should be removed. 1. The author has been warning the Hebrew church of the danger of cultural Christianity. But let it rather be healed - As in the case of lameness, pains should be taken to heal it rather than to suffer it to be increased by careless exposure to a new sprain or fracture, so it should be in our religious and moral character. In the application, the words are a warning against the shifting courses of men who are ready to turn aside from strict duty when persecution threatens, and seek to avert the danger by compliance with what they do not in heart approve. "When a man's ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him" (Proverbs 16:7).Sin separates man from God, causing a confrontational relationship with Him whereby man receives His wrath. Comp. Proverbial in Isaiah 33:23. Let your walk be so firm and unanimous in the right direction, that a plain "highway" may be established for those who follow you (Isaiah 35:8) (Alford). (12-13) Take encouragement, be strong. The commonly accepted rendering of the A.V., besides giving a conception which is very tame, presents two incongruities: the association of going astray with lameness, and of healing with straying. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Hebrews 1:1-12 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: The author identified neither himself nor the people to whom he was writing. Hebrews 4:12-13 is one of the great biblical texts on the power of God’s Word. The idea is, Adhere firmly to the strict rules of duty; if any deviation is allowed, it may prove a fatal snare to human frailty. “be put out of joint.” The A.V. CHAPTER 12. See 1 Timothy 1:6; 1 Timothy 5:15; 2 Timothy 4:4. lxx only Amos 5:8. 13. Hebrews 11. Именно это и есть наша опора. rather he healed — Proper exercise of itself contributes to health; the habit of walking straight onward in the right way tends to healing. Be turned out of the way (Proverbs 4:27) - and so missing the way, lose the prize (Hebrews 12:1). This connexion between the clauses only subsists entire when τοῖς ποσίν is taken as dative: if as ablative, with your feet, it is not easy to say what sequence there would be between the making of such tracks and the healing of the lame without a very harsh ellipsis between the two clauses, ‘in which others may walk,’ or the like. The way has already been prepared for them by Christ, that which is lame may turn aside from the way, but rather he healed, ἕως πότε ὑμεῖς χωλανεῖτε ἐπʼ ἀμφωτέραις ταῖς ἰγνύαις, how long do ye halt upon both knee-joints, but rather through the animating example given by the whole body, may he cured of his wavering, and briskly advance with the rest, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way. 13 But f exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by g the deceitfulness of sin. But justified by the usage of the language (see Wetstein at 1 Timothy 1:6) is the middle signification alone: bend aside (from the way), turn aside. This signification is therefore to be maintained here also, and ἰαθῇ δὲ μᾶλλον continues in an abbreviated form the figure employed, in that its meaning is: but rather through the animating example given by the whole body, may he cured of his wavering, and briskly advance with the rest. Hebrews 12:13. who makes only a tottering progress in Christianity, and falls away from the same if he does not gain a support in the rest of the community advancing in a straight course [Galatians 2:14]. That is, exert yourselves to make the course clear for yourselves and your fellow Christians, so that there be no stumbling and laming. Do everything to avoid aggravating the weakness of a fellow-Christian. Ибо страх более чем талантлив в нахождении всяких отговорок. The idea is, that by every proper means they were to make the way to heaven as plain and easy as possible. God takes care of, and has a regard to such, and he would have others also, Micah 4:6. God our Father. If the words be rendered, “that what is lame may not be turned out of the way, but may rather be healed,” we cannot but feel that the two members are somewhat incongruous. So spoke Elijah to the double­minded who blended their own superstitions with God’s worship, “How long halt ye between two opinions?” (1 Kings 18:21.) Hebrews 12:13, ESV: "and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed." Turn not to the right hand nor to the left; remove thy foot from evil.” The idea is, that by every proper means they were to make the way to heaven as plain and easy as possible. In verses 12-13, this example is now applied to all who read Hebrews The writer's argument is: If unbelief kept Israelites out of the land of Canaan (a picture of God's rest), how much more serious is it today to give way to unbelief and thus miss the greater rest (the rest of justification and salvation). ( ἔτι προσπλάγητε καὶ ἐκτραπῶσιν οἱ πόδες ὑμῶν, τουτέστι παντελῶς στρεβλοὶ γένωνται), Schlichting, Grot., Wolf, Carpzov, Cramer, Michaelis, Ernesti, Schleusner, Heinrichs, Bretschn., Klee, De Wette, Stuart, al. Lesson 8: Why Jesus Became a Man (Hebrews 2:16-18) Lesson 9: To Endure, Consider Jesus (Hebrews 3:1-6) Lesson 10: A Warning Against Hardness of Heart (Hebrews 3:7-11) Lesson 11: Persevering in Faith (Hebrews 3:12-19) Lesson 12: Cultural Religion Versus Saving Faith (Hebrews 4:1-11) Lesson 13: God’s Powerful Word (Hebrews 4:12-13) Hebrews 12:13 in all English translations. Καὶ τροχιὰς) paths, tracks, which are conspicuous. Only here and Acts 14:10; commonly straight or upright, but also right, safe, happy. And make straight paths for your feet,.... By "feet" are meant the walk and conversation of the saints, both in the church, and in the world, Song of Solomon 7:1 and there are paths made ready for these feet to walk in; as the good old paths of truth, of the word and worship of God, of faith and holiness: and to make these paths "straight", is to make the word of God the rule of walking; to avoid carefully joining anything with it as a rule; to attend constantly on the ordinances of Christ; to go on evenly in a way of believing on him; to walk in some measure worthy of the calling wherewith we are called, and by way of example to others. В итоге, апостол предписывает нам правило доброделания, состоящее в том, чтобы направлять наши стопы по воле Божией, дабы нас не отвадили от нее ни страх, ни прельщения мира сего. is according to the more usual meaning of the verb, which, in N.T., is confined, with this exception, to the Pastoral Epistles. King James Version (KJV) Public Domain . Take care, brethren, lest there should be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart, in falling away from the living God. The meaning is, that they were to remove all obstacles out of the way, so that they need not stumble and fail. 13.] A Hexameter verse, very appropriate. “with your feet” as instrumental: see on the following clause. and make straight tracks with your feet, i.e. There is probably an allusion here to Proverbs 4:25-27. hebrews 4:12-13. And make straight paths both for your own and for their feet - Remove every hinderance, every offence. Τὸ χωλὸν here signifies the lame part or limb. He calls it halting, when men’s minds fluctuate, and they devote not themselves sincerely to God. Ибо апостол хочет сказать: те, кто не придерживается правильного курса, но из-за беспечности позволяют себе понемногу от него отклоняться, с течением времени станут чужими Богу. Perhaps from Hebrews 12:13; Proverbs 4:26. This is not a typical commentary in format, and I wouldn't recommend this as a sole text for a study in Hebrews. Τὸ χωλὸν may refer either to an individual or to a section of the church which is weak and vacillating. Bible Track is an online Bible commentary and study site plus a Bible reading plan. Divested of the figure, the passage means, that everything should be removed which would hinder anyone from walking in the path to life. 13 But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called "Today," lest any one of you be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. Hebrews 1 – A Superior Savior A. Jesus, the superior Savior. Посему апостол добавляет: дабы хромлющее не совратилось. "how long halt ye between two opinions" is ἕως πότε ὐμεῖς χωλανεῖτε ἐπ' ἀμφοτέραις ταῖς ἰγνύαις how long do ye go lame on both your hams? After the lxx of Proverbs 4:26. be turned out of the way—(Pr 4:27); and, so missing the way, lose the prize of "the race" (Heb 12:1). “That (saying respecting the blood of Jesus Christ, 1 John 1:7) is to be understood, not only of the MERIT of the blood of Christ perfected once for all upon the cross, but John there treats of that subject, because in the business of justification, not merely the divine nature in Christ, but also His blood, in the way of EFFICACY, is to cleanse us from all sin. They were not yet able to teach, because they had not grown strong as Christians. Proverbs 4:26, ὀρθὰς τροχιὰς ποίει σοῖς ποσίν, make straight paths for thy feet.—[77] τοῖς ποσὶν, for the feet) The dative suitably answering to the Hebrew genitive in Prov., quoted above. 131) mentions a medical school at Cyrene in Africa, and says that the pupils of that school were regarded as the second best physicians in all Greece. Make straight paths] Seek not byways (those highways to hell), leap not over the hedge of any commandment, so to escape any piece of foul way; but as those kine of the Philistines held straight on their way to Bethshemesh, 1 Samuel 6:12, though they had calves at home; so let us to heaven, though we have various things to divert us. Scripture: Hebrews 12:18–29. Commentary on Hebrews 13:1-6 (Read Hebrews 13:1-6) The design of Christ in giving himself for us, is, that he may purchase to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works; and true religion is the strongest bond of friendship. Here in Hebrews 12:13 cholos speaks of "lame" in a spiritual sense. They were to allow no obstructions in the path over which the lame and feeble might fall. Χωλός lame, halting, only in Synoptic Gospels and Acts. on 1 Timothy 1:6, and reff.) Track of a wheel (τροχος — trochos James 3:6 from τρεχω — trechō to run), here only in N.T. The A.V. And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but that it rather be healed. Incorrectly do Ebrard, Delitzsch, Riehm (Lehrbegr. The gospel state is kind and condescending, suited to our weak frame. Look at Hebrews 3:12–13. The verb χωλαίνειν to be lame or to make lame (not in N.T.) is used metaphorically in lxx, Psalm 18:45; 1 Kings 18:21, where the A.V. (13) And make straight paths.—Quoted with some slight changes from the Greek translation of Proverbs 4:26, “ponder” (or, more probably, make even) “the path of thy feet.”, Be turned out of the way.—The difficulty in these words is concealed to some extent when they are separated from the following clause, as in the Authorised version; this separation, however, the Greek will not allow. * 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us rid ourselves of every burden and sin that clings to us * and persevere in running the race that lies before us 2 while keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the leader and perfecter of faith. Very rare in profane Greek. expecting — “waiting.” Awaiting the execution of His Father‘s will, that all His foes should be subjected to Him. 10 For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness. For, apart from the fact that this interpretation destroys the harmony with the figure employed at Hebrews 12:12, that of the παρειμέναι χεῖρες and παραλελυμένα γόνατα, the author cannot possibly intend to say that the readers themselves have first to prepare the way for themselves. Cease to "halt" (as the "lame") between Judaism and Christianity (Bengel). Greek. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. Hebrews 13. И выражение это весьма изящно, ибо много хуже заблуждаться, нежели хромать. Lest that which is lame be turned out of the way - A lame man needs a smooth path to walk in. Hebrews 12:13 Context. In short, he prescribes to us this rule for our conduct, — that we are to guide our steps according to God’s will, so that neither fear nor the allurements of the world, nor any other things, may draw us away from it. That the lame — They who are weak, scarce able to walk. Make straight, smooth ways, such as have all stones of stumbling and rocks of offence removed, so as themselves may be set right in comfort, and duty, and walking; lest being lame or halting in their minds between Judaism and Christianity, because of the violent persecution of them by their infidel brethren, they should be turned aside out of God’s way, erring, and deviating from the truth of the gospel; but that they be restored to it, so as no sufferings upon that account, under God’s hand, might make them suppress the truth, or expose them to apostacy, or to walk as stumbling-blocks to others, and wounding their own souls, Acts 15:1 Galatians 2:11-15 6:12. Therefore strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that … 11 Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby. 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