Statement of Faith | Tell a Friend about Us | Color Scheme:    
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Join Now!  |  Login
  Our Sponsors

• Distinguish Yourself! North Greenville University Click to learn more!

• Ready for Life! Get started with a degree from San Diego Christian!

• When the Game Stands Tall! In theaters August 22. Click for ticket info!

• Hunting for choral music have you frustrated?

• Winter's amazing true story ... now has hope. Click to order tickets!!

• One of the Best Colleges in the West to earn your Christian degree online!

• Undergraduate Degrees in Leadership & Ministry for Busy Adults

• Try SwordSearcher Bible Software Today

• Learn Greek, Aramaic, Biblical or Modern Hebrew online

• Earn Your M.A. in Christian Studies

 
  Study Resources

• What's New!!!

• Interlinear Bible

• Parallel Bible

• Daily Reading Plan

• Devotionals

• Commentaries

• Concordances

• Dictionaries

• Encyclopedias

• Lexicons

• History

• Sermon Essentials

• Audio Resources

• Religious Artwork

 
  SL Forums

• Apologetic Forum

• Christian Living

• Ministry Forum

• Evangelism Forum

• Passage Forum

• Help Forum

 
  Other Resources

• Advertise with SL

• FREE Resources

• Information

• Set Preferences

• Font Resources

• Contacting SL

 

 

The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible

Search This Resource
 
 
 
Navigator
PreviousNext
 Verse 17
Chapter 1
Verse 19
Chapter 3

  
 
  Printer friendly version
 
Additional Resources
 
 • Adam Clark Commentary
 • Burton Coffman
 • Barnes' New Testament
 • Darby's Synopsis
 • David Guzik's Commentaries
 • Jamieson, Fausset, Brown
 • Matthew Henry Complete
 • Matthew Henry Concise
 • People's New Testament
 • Robertson's Word Pictures
 • Treasury of Scripture
 • Wesley's Explanatory Notes
 
1 Thessalonians 2:18

Wherefore we would have come unto you
They not only had a will, and purposed in themselves, and entered into some resolutions to come unto them, but endeavoured to put them into execution:

even I Paul:
as well as Silas and Timothy; the latter of which had been with them, and the others had as good a will, and especially Paul: and that

once and again:
or "once and twice" so the Jews used F8 to speak (xyynvw hnwvar Mep) , "one time and a second"; that is, several times:

but Satan hindered us.
The Syriac and Ethiopic versions read, "hindered me"; by moving the mob which rose at Thessalonica, to go to Berea, and disturb the apostle there; which obliged him, contrary to his will, to go to Athens instead of returning to Thessalonica, as he intended; and when at Athens, from whence also he might purpose to return thither, he was hindered by the disputes the Jews and the Stoics, and Epicurean philosophers, had with him; and after that, might be prevented by the lying in wait of the Jews for him, of which he might be informed; or by disturbances raised in the church, or churches where he was, by the false teachers; which required his stay with them, to oppose and refute error and heresy and to make up differences that arose among true Christians, fomented by Satan and his emissaries; see (Romans 1:13) . Satan does all he can to hinder the preaching of the Gospel, the hearing of the word, the profession of religion, and the saints coming together, and having spiritual conversation with each other; being, as his name "Satan" signifies, an enemy to Christ and his interest, and to the souls of men: indeed he can do nothing but by divine permission, nor can he hinder the will of God, and the execution of that, though he often hinders the will of man, or man from doing his will; he hindered the apostle from doing what he willed and purposed, but he did not hinder the will of God, which was that Paul should be employed in other work elsewhere.


FOOTNOTES:

F8 Maimon. in Hilch. Chobel, c. 5. sect. 10.

 


Copyright Statement
The New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.
A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855

Bibliography Information
Gill, John. "Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:18". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/geb/view.cgi?book=1th&chapter=002&verse=018>. 1999.

  HOME    TOP

Dead links, typos, or HTML errors should be sent to corr@studylight.org
Suggestions about making this resource more useful should be sent to sugg@studylight.org
 

   Powered by LightSpeed Technology

Copyright © 2001-2020, StudyLight.org