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AN ACCOMPANIMENT TO THE AUTHOR'S NOTES. ON THE

GOSPELS AND THE ACTS.

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BY

HENRY J. RIPLEY,

NEWTON THEOLOGICAL INSTITUTION.

BOSTON:
GO U L D A N D L I NO OLN,

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NEW YORK: SHELDON, BLAKEMAN & CO.
CINCINNATI: GEORGE S. BLANCHARD.

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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1857, by

GOULD AND LINCOLN,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

Stereotyped by
W. F. DRAPER, ANDOVER, MASS.

Printed by
GEO. C. RAND & AVERY, BOSTON.

PREFACE.

THE present volume has for its purpose the elucidation of the phraseology and reasoning of the Epistle to the Romans. My aim has been, to aid readers in correctly apprehending the Apostle's thoughts, not stopping short of a full exhibition of his meaning and not going beyond his meaning. I have sought definitely to express my own views, the result of a long-continued and earnest study of the epistle, during which I have, of course, welcomed help from others, but have endeatored to keep myself from subjection to them. My plan did not require me to detail the grammatical and exegetical processes which conducted to the results; nor to introduce the opinions of others for the purpose of refuting them, or of sustaining my own. I regard it a better service, simply and definitely to present what I consider the Apostle's ideas.

Though the Notes are adapted to our common English version, yet in reality the original epistle is their basis; and I trust they will be found useful to theological students and ministers of the gospel, as well as to others.

As the epistle is mostly a connected course of thought, it ought to be studied, not in detached and widely distant portions, but

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