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Reference: Knowledge



I. Human knowledge

1. In the OT.

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There are several Greek words translated 'to know,' the principal of which are

1. ????, signifying 'inward conscious knowledge' in the mind; and

2. ???????, signifying 'objective knowledge.' The latter passes into consciousness, but not vice versa. There are several passages in the N.T. in which both words occur, a study will show that the words are not used promiscuously, and need to be carefully considered .

Mt 24:43. Know 2 this, that if the goodman of the house had known 1 in what watch the thief would come, etc. The same distinction occurs in Lu 12:39.

Mr 4:13. Know 1 ye not this parable? and how then will ye know 2 all parables?

Joh 7:27. We know 1 this man whence he is; but when Christ cometh, no man knoweth 2 whence he is.

Joh 8:55. Ye have not known 2 him; but I know 1 him; and if I should say, I know 1 him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know 1 him, and keep his saying.

Joh 13:7. What I do thou knowest 1 not now; but thou shalt know 2 hereafter.

Joh 21:17. Lord, thou knowest 1 all things; thou knowest 2 that I love thee.

Ro 7:7. I had not known 2 sin, but by the law: for I had not known 1 lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.

1Co 8:1-2. We know 1 that we all have knowledge 2. Knowledge 2 puffeth up, but charity edifieth. And if any man think that he knoweth 1 (Editors alter this into 2 ) anything, he knoweth 2 nothing yet as he ought to know. 2

2Co 5:16. Henceforth know 1 we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known 2 Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know 2 we him no more.

Heb 8:11. They shall not teach . . . . saying, Know 2 the Lord: for all shall know 1 me, from the least to the greatest.

1Jo 2:29. If ye know 1 that he is righteous, ye know 2 that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.

1Jo 5:20. We know 1 that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know 2 him that is true.

Both these words are employed for the Lord's own knowledge. In Mt 12:15, Jesus knew 2 (that they were plotting to destroy him) having heard it. And in Mt 12:25 Jesus knew 1 their thoughts

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