Young's Bible Language English. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Luke 3:23: The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Particular inquiries--what views there have been of sin?--4. A.F.V Was Jesus a Jew (Matthew 1:1-16)? 22 And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased. . But how could Mary transmit David's royal inheritance—the right to the throne—to her Son, since all inheritances had to pass through the male line? And its willingness to receive him with a due surrender of heart to his service.--7. (In the body of a dove, cap. Another factor is that Luke had to deal with a virgin birth. A. Torrey—The Person and Work of The Holy Spirit, The Doubting Soul More Particularly Assisted in Its Inquiries as to the Sincerity of Its Faith and Repentance. {6} And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli. 1-220). Nothing short of this sufficient. 21Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened, 22And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased. Does it mean that God in his infinite wisdom and abilities found a method for Mary to be virgin, and yet for Joseph to be the biological father of Jesus? In what state was the Earth when first created? That he should in that case be called "son of Heli" ("son" is not in the Greek, but rightly supplied by the translators) would be in accord with Jewish usage. Is such thing possible today via medical procedure? Some raise objections to this on the basis of verse 23, particularly because it says, "Joseph, the son of Heli." It was a period probably, in which, I. In fact, he uses no word at all, just a marker to denote possession. For a comparison of the genealogies given by Matthew and Luke, see notes on Mt 1:1-17. Every really epochal advance must have it or slip back. He could not be by natural generation the son both of Jacob and of Heli. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading part of the book. How did Seth's …Charlotte Mary Yonge—The Chosen People. The Doubting Soul More Particularly Assisted in Its Inquiries as to the Sincerity of Its Faith and Repentance. “And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli,” of his Sämmtliche Werke, Berlin, 1836 (pp. I.S.V. 15. In what sense, then, could he be called in Luke "the son of Heli"? 21, 22, "Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon …R. If so, then why couldn't God have done the same or similar thing. 21, 22, "Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon, 1. Jechonias (Matthew 1:11-12), called Coniah in Jeremiah 22:24-30, was so evil God cursed him and his descendants, saying, "Write this man down as childless, . xliii. Jesus was only "supposed to be the son of Joseph", but was "the son" (i.e, descendant, grandson) "of Heli", the father of Mary. “And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli,” 1:1–4, 24–27, 34; 2:1–15; Matt. 8. As to the need the soul has of him;--6. We read in Luke iii. ( B) about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) ( C) the son of Joseph, the son of Heli, Read full chapter. He is writing to prove to the Jews that Jesus is the Messiah, and the Jews' custom in keeping records is to trace descent through the father. Geneva Study Bible. Lucas, Evangelii el medicinae munera pandens; Artibus hinc, illinc religione, valet: Utilis ille labor, per quem vixere tot aegri; Utilior, per quem tot didicere mori!" Jesus Disqualified? What views there have been of Christ?--5. 2. We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. We read in Luke iii. King James Version (KJV). Reprinted in the second vol. The learned John Scott, in his invaluable work The Christian Life, [7283] identifies the glory shed upon the Saviour at his baptism, with that mentioned by Ezekiel (Cap. 23 And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli, Notice, though, that Luke does not use the word "begot" as Matthew does. And its willingness to receive him with a due surrender of heart to his service.--7. The evangelist thus gives our Savior's natural, biological family tree to show He shares humanness with the common man. "Hark, what a sound, and too divine for hearing, Stirs on the earth and trembles in the air! Yet what glorious achievements did he accomplish within those narrow limits of time! How, then, could Jesus be a descendant of David and qualify to sit on the throne? In what state was the Earth when first created? It was a period probably, in which, …Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton, Elucidations. K.J.V. Both genealogies had to be recorded to establish Christ's right to rule on David's throne. of his Sämmtliche Werke, Berlin, 1836 (pp. PRINCIPAL WALTER F. ADENEY, D.D. In fact, since Joseph's father is said to be Jacob in Matthew 1:16, Heli is most probably Mary's father. The son of Heli - That is, the son - in - law: for Heli was the father of Mary. Commentary. How do we know that the Luke 3 lineage is Mary's? How alone could his guilt be atoned for? 3:23 And Jesus was - John's beginning was computed by the years of princes: our Saviour's by the years of his own life, as a more august era. Luke wrote primarily to Gentiles, and he stresses Jesus' humanity throughout his book. To what trial was man subjected? One factor is, again, the purpose of this particular gospel. 2. 23 *And Jesus himself began to be about dthirty years of age, being (as was supposed) ethe son of Joseph, fwhich was the son of Heli, Read more Additional Reading: Jesus Disqualified? What were the sacrifices to foreshow? 21Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened, 22And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased. And now another question arises, Is He as a Person separate and distinct from the Father and from the Son?