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Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament

Luke 4:43

I must (me dei).
Jesus felt the urge to go with the work of evangelism "to the other cities also," to all, not to a favoured few.

For therefore was I sent (oti epi touto apestalhn).
"A phrase of Johannine ring" (Ragg). Second aorist passive indicative of apostellw. Christ is the great Apostle of God to men.


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Bibliography Information
Robertson, A.T. "Commentary on Luke 4:43". "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/rwp/view.cgi?book=lu&chapter=004&verse=043>. Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960.