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MATTHEW (MATHEW) HENRY
English eminent divine and Bible commentator
(1662 - 1714)
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It was a common saying among the Puritans, "Brown bread and the Gospel is good fare."
      - Commentaries [Scripture]

Not lost, but gone before.
      - Commentaries,
        title of a song published in "Smith's Edinburgh Harmony",
        Matthew II [Death]

Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay colours, that are but skin-deep.
      - Commentaries (Genesis, III) [Temptation]

Many a temptation comes to us in find, gay colours that are but skin deep.
      - Commentaries (Genesis, III) [Beauty]

The better day, the worse deed.
      - Commentaries (Genesis, III) [Day]

It is good news, worthy of all acceptation, and yet not too good to be true.
      - Commentaries (I Timothy, I, 15) [News]

Blushing is the colour of virtue.
      - Commentaries (Jeremiah, III) [Blushes]

It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.
      - Commentaries (Jeremiah, VII) [Churches]

None so blind as those that will not see.
      - Commentaries (Jeremiah, XX) [Blindness]

So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish, that he did not only sigh but roar.
      - Commentaries (Job III, V, 24) [Pain]

Those that are above business.
      - Commentaries (Matthew, XX) [Business]

Judas had given them the slip.
      - Commentaries (Matthew, XXII) [Treachery]

Here is bread, which strengthens man's heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life.
      - Commentaries (Psalm CIV) [Eating]

They that die by famine die by inches.
      - Commentaries (Psalm LIX) [Hunger]

None so deaf as those who will not hear.
      - Commentaries (Psalm LVIII) [Hearing]

To fish in troubled waters.
      - Commentaries (Psalm LX) [Fishing]

He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel.
      - Commentaries (Psalm XXXI) [Eating : Tongue]

They have most satisfaction in themselves, and consequently the sweetest relish of their creature comforts.
      - Commentaries (Psalm XXXVII) [Comfort]

Men of polite learning and a liberal education.
      - Commentaries (The Acts, X) [Learning]

Their own second and sober thoughts.
      - Exposition (Job VI, 29) [Thought]

That the woman was made of a rib out of the side of Adam; not out of his feet to be trampled upon by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected, and near his heart to be loved.
      - Note on Genesis II (21 and 22) [Women]

Shallows where a lamb could wade and depths where an elephant would drown.
      - Of Solomon's Song [Scripture]


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