For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you according to the riches
A form of godliness, but denying the power thereof… (2 Tim 3:5) Paul predicts that perilous times will come when “men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud blasphemers, disobedient to parents,
I fed you with milk and not with solid food; for until now you were not able to receive it, and even now you are still not able. (1 Cor 3:2) The church in Corinth
“Or Kittim, a plural form (Gen. 10:4), the name of a branch of” “the descendants of Javan, the “son” of Japheth. Balaam foretold” “(Num. 24:24) “that ships shall come from the coast of Chittim,” “and afflict Eber.” Daniel prophesied (11:30) that the ships of” Chittim would come against the king of the north. It probably “denotes Cyprus, whose ancient capital was called Kition by the” Greeks. “The references elsewhere made to Chittim (Isa. 23:1, 12; Jer. 2:10; Ezek. 27:6) are to be explained on the ground that while “the name originally designated the Phoenicians only, it came” latterly to be used of all the islands and various settlements “on the sea-coasts which they had occupied, and then of the” people who succeeded them when the Phoenician power decayed. Hence it designates generally the islands and coasts of the Mediterranean and the races that inhabit them.
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