Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentLuke 9:21
- To tell this to no man (mhdeni legein touto).
- Indirect command with the negative infinitive after
- commanded (parhggeilen).
- It had been necessary for Jesus to cease using the word
- Messiah (Xristov)
- about himself because of the political meaning to the Jews. Its use by the disciples would lead to revolution as was plain after the feeding of the five thousand (John 6:15).