https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/1-peter-3.html. Quickened—The word so translated is used in eleven other places in the New Testament. ii. But if they were the penalty due to sin, his apparent inferiority is fully accounted for.]. No preposition. BibliographyZerr, E.M. "Commentary on 1 Peter 3:18". That Spirit in you can enable you also to suffer patiently now, looking for the resurrection deliverance. also διὰ τὸ ὕδωρ (Genesis 7:7). Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. Also, why should the antediluvian unbelievers in particular be selected as the objects of His preaching in Hades? προσαγάγῃ probably means present, give access to the presence of God, cf. In what sense they can be sacrifices for other men’s sins we shall consider presently. Used by permission of Broadman Press (Southern Baptist Sunday School Board). These are all equal as being divine and pure, but the Father and Son are the makers and preservers of all things. Comp. But at the very instant of our Lord’s death, while the Jews were worshipping in the temple, the vail was rent in twain from the top to the bottom, and the most holy place was opened to the view of all [Note: Matthew 27:50-51.]. Note here, 1. Behold, here was piety scourged for the impious man’s sake, wisdom derided for the fool’s sake, truth denied for the liar’s sake, justice condemned for the unjust man’s sake, mercy afflicted for the cruel man’s sake; life dies for the dead man’s sake. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. At the same time he proves, from the design of Christ’s death, that it is by no means consistent with our profession that we should suffer for our evil deeds. Dative case. "Commentary on 1 Peter 3:18". It shall come up a spiritual body. It was sown in corruption; it shall be raised in glory. The objections are “quickened” must refer to Christ‘s body (compare 1 Peter 3:21, end), for as His Spirit never ceased to live, it cannot be said to be “quickened.” Compare John 5:21; Romans 8:11, and other passages, where “quicken” is used of the bodily resurrection. "Commentary on 1 Peter 3:18". If his soul had been exempt from whatever there is involved in death in relation to the spirit, it is unaccountable that there is no hint on this point in the sacred narrative. But here let us beware, and proceed cautiously. The one is rightly given as a ‘being put to death;’ for the term does not mean, as some suppose, merely being condemned to death (compare its use, e.g., in Matthew 26:59; Matthew 27:1; Romans 8:36; 2 Corinthians 6:9, etc.). Our sense of need and infirmity teaches us that, in order to be the Physician of souls, in order to supply a cure for the great universal disease of humanity, Christ must be something different from, and entirely beyond, a Teacher and Example. 18 For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit: Ver. Weiss maintains, without sufficient reason (p. 260), that the word here points to the idea of the Christians’ priesthood (chap. ), “a beam of comforting light falls on the sufferings of Christians.” He suffered once: His sufferings are summed up and passed away: He shall suffer no more. Thus after men had put Jesus to death, God ‘made Him alive in the spirit’. Explain: Quickened in spirit, in which (as distinguished from in person; "in which," i:e., in spirit, obviating the misconce ption that "went" implies a personal going) He went (in the person of Noah, "a preacher of righteousness," 2 Peter 2:5. But there as in the case of Sarah St. Peter depends on the current tradition in which the original myth has been modified and amplified. The italicized phrase is an important key to the passage of several verses. It is rather introduced, however, to suggest the difference between the suffering or death, however bitter that was, as finished shortly and once for all, and the continuous power and blessedness of the life which was its issue. 2) says that “the ark was strong so that from no side was it worsted by the violence of the water and Noah with his household διασῴζεται”. The Expositor's Greek Testament. In fact it makes little difference for spiritual life is always finally the result of the Spirit’s working). 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