1; Christ shews that the dereliction of the Jews is not to be
imputed to him, by his ability to save;
5; by his obedience in that work;
7; and by his confidence in that assistance.
10; An exhortation to trust in God, and not in ourselves.
* the bill.
De 24:1-4 Jer 3:1,8 Ho 2:2-4 Mr 10:4-12
* or which.
Ex 21:7 Le 25:39 De 32:30 2Ki 4:1 Ne 5:5 Es 7:4 Ps 44:12
Husbands often sent bills of divorcement to their wives on
slight occasions; and fathers, oppressed with debt, sold their
children till the year of release. But this, saith God,
cannot be my case: I am not governed by any such motives, nor
am I urged by any such necessity. Your captivity and
afflictions are the fruits of your own folly and wickedness.
* for your iniquities.
52:3 59:1,2 1Ki 21:25 2Ki 17:17 Jer 3:8 4:18