Swete’s Commentary on the Apocalypse of John

Henry Barclay Swete [1835-1917], The Apocalypse of St. John. The Greek Text with Introduction and Notes, 3rd edn.

H.B. Swete’s Commentary on the Apocalypse of John receives the following comment from Don Carson in his New Testament Commentary Survey:

Swete is normally stodgy and often dull, but although he never shakes of his pedestrianism, in this commentary there is some really useful and thorough material that helps the reader to see the depth of the book

Page 162.

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Henry Barclay Swete [1835-1917], The Apocalypse of St. John. The Greek Text with Introduction and Notes, 3rd edn. London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1922. Hbk. pp.338. [Click to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface to Third Edition
  • Preface to Second Edition
  • Preface to First Edition
  • Introduction
    1. Prophecy in the Apostolic Church
    2. Apocalypses, Jewish and Christian
    3. Contents and plan of the Apocalypse of John
    4. Unity of the Apocalypse
    5. Destination
    6. Christianity in the Province of Asia
    7. Antichrist in the Province of Asia
    8. Purpose of the Apocalypse
    9. Date
    10. Circulation and reception
    11. Vocabulary, Grammar, and Style
    12. Symbolism
    13. Use of the Old Testament and of other Literature
    14. Doctrine
    15. Authorship
    16. Text
    17. Commentaries
    18. History and methods of Interpretation
  • Text and Notes
  • Index of Greek Words used in the Apocalypse
  • Index to the Introductoon and Notes

Cambridge Greek Testament – St Matthew by Arthur Carr

This is a commentary on the Greek text of the Gospel of Matthew in the Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools series. A number of people have contacted me to say how helpful this series is proving to students learning Greek, so I am trying to digitise all those in the public domain. You can access links to all the available volumes here.

My thanks to Book Aid more making this public domain title available for digitisation.

Arthur Carr [d.1917], The Gospel According to St Matthew. Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1906. Hbk. pp.330. [Click here to visit the download page for this book]

Table of Contents

  • Preface by the General Editor
  • Editor’s Preface
  • On the Greek Text

I. Introduction

  1. Life of St Matthew
  2. Authorship, Origin, and Characteristics of the Gospel
  3. Analysis of the Gospel
  4. External History during the Life and Ministry of Jesus Christ
  5. Literary Form and Language of the Gospel

II. Text and Notes

III. Notes

IV. Index

Frank Marshall’s Commentary on Mark

Rev. Frank Marshall (left) portrayed in a satirical cartoon
Rev. Frank Marshall (left) portrayed in a satirical cartoon

This is a brief commentary on Mark’s Gospel. Frank Marshall’s series of biblical commentaries were written for students preparing from University entrance exams in the 19th Century. They provide an overview of the biblical books they cover and include numerous summary lists which appear very helpful.

My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

Frank Marshall [1848-1906], The School and College St Mark. The Oxford and Cambridge Edition. London: George Gill & Sons, Ltd., n.d. Hbk. pp.149. [Click to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
    • Title
    • The Origin of the Gospels
    • The Author
    • Life of St Mark
    • For What Readers
    • Date, Place, and Language
    • Characteristics of the Gospel
    • Pecularities of St. Mark Gospel
    • Miracles and Parables Recorded by St. Mark
    • Kings and Governors
    • Apostles
    • Biographical Notices
    • Geographical Notes
    • The Synagogue
    • The Sanhedrin
    • The Temple
    • The Officers of the Temple
    • The Jewish Festivals
    • Sects and Orders of Men
    • The Nazarite Vow
    • The Kingdom of God
    • Teaching of Our Lord
    • The Old Testament in St. Mark
    • The Ministry of Our Lord
    • Testimony Borne to Our Lord
    • Demoniacal Possession
  • The Gospel of St. Mark, with Marginal Notes and Foot Notes
  • Comments on the Revised Version
  • The Siege of Jerusalem
  • Critical Notes
  • Glossary
  • Synopsis of the Life of Christ