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Scribes


1. Antiquity of. Jdj 5:14.

2. Wore an inkhorn at their girdles. Eze 9:2,3.

3. Families celebrated for furnishing

a. Kenites. 1Ch 2:55.

b. Zebulun. Jdj 5:14.

c. Levi. 1Ch 24:6; 2Ch 34:13.

4. Generally men of great wisdom. 1Ch 27:32.

5. Often learned in the law. Ezr 7:6.

6. Were ready writers. Ps 45:1.

7. Acted as

a. Secretaries to kings. 2Sa 8:17; 20:25; 2Ki 12:10; Es 3:12.

b. Secretaries to prophets. Jer 36:5,26.

c. Notaries in courts of justice. Jer 32:11,12.

d. Religious teachers. Ne 8:2-6.

e. Writers of public documents. 1Ch 24:6.

f. Keepers of the muster-rolls of the host. 2Ki 25:19; 2Ch 26:11; Jer 52:25.

8. Modern

a. Were doctors of the law. Mr 12:28; Mt 22:35.

b. Wore long robes and loved pre-eminence. Mr 12:38,39.

c. Sat in Moses’ seat. Mt 23:2.

d. Were frequently Pharisees. Ac 23:9.

e. Esteemed wise and learned. 1Co 1:20.

f. Regarded as interpreters of Scripture. Mt 2:4; 17:10; Mr 12:35.

g. Their manner of teaching contrasting with that of Christ. Mt 7:29; Mr 1:22.

h. Condemned by Christ for hypocrisy. Mt 23:15.

i. Often offended at out Lord’s conduct and teaching. Mt 21:15; Mr 2:6,7,16; 3:22.

j. Tempted our Lord. Joh 8:3.

k. Active in procuring our Lord’s death. Mt 26:3; Lu 23:10.

l. Persecuted the Christians. Ac 4:5; 18:21; 6:12.

9. Illustrated of well instructed ministers of the gospel. Mt 13:52.