Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.
besides, how could any one enter into the house of a man of might to rob him of his goods, except he first master the strong man? and then indeed he might plunder his house.
upon which he said to them, I beheld satan falling, like lightning, from heaven.
but if a stronger than he should assault, and overcome him, he will strip him of all his furniture on which he relyed, and divide the plunder.
now is this world condemn'd: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.
of judgment, because the prince of this world is condemn'd.
wherefore 'tis said, " when he ascended up on high, he made a number of captives, and gave gifts to men."
Since then the children were made subject to a state of mortality, so he himself likewise was subject to the same condition: that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;
the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, call'd the devil or satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were precipitated with him.
and he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the devil and satan, and bound him for a thousand years,
for by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are on earth, both visible and invisible, the thrones, and the sovereigntys, the principalitys, and the powers: all were created by him, and for him: he is before all things,
2 Corinthians 4:4
to those unbelievers, whose minds the God of this world has so blinded, that the glorious lustre of the gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.
for our conflict is not barely with men, but with principalities, with potentates, with the princes of darkness, with wicked aereal spirits.
Now one of the malefactors, that was crucified with him, impiously said, if thou art the Christ, save thy self, and us.
as for me, when I shall be lifted up from the earth, I will draw all men unto me.
when Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, it is finished: and bowing his head, he expir'd.
him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by means of the wicked, have crucified and slain: whom God hath raised up,