New International Version
He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one whom God appointed as judge of the living and the dead.
King James Bible
And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead.
Darby Bible Translation
And he commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify that *he* it is who was determinately appointed of God [to be] judge of living and dead.
World English Bible
He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that this is he who is appointed by God as the Judge of the living and the dead.
Young's Literal Translation
and he commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify fully that it is he who hath been ordained by God judge of living and dead --
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he commanded us to preach - By thus assuring them that Jesus Christ was appointed to judge the world, he at once showed them the necessity of subjection to him, that they might stand in the day of his appearing.
The Judge of quick and dead - The word quick we retain from our ancient mother tongue, the Saxon, to live, and from this our quicks, quick-set hedges, fences made of living thorns, etc. By quick and dead we are to understand:
1. All that had lived from the foundation of the world till that time; and all that were then alive.
2. All that should be found alive at the day of judgment, as well as all that had died previously.
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Ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.--I JOHN 2:20. God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power.--It pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell.--Of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. Thou anointest my head with oil.--The anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught …
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for I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.'
The Son of Man will go as it has been decreed. But woe to that man who betrays him!"
Moreover, the Father judges no one, but has entrusted all judgment to the Son,
And he has given him authority to judge because he is the Son of Man.
until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.
For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to everyone by raising him from the dead."
As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, "That's enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you."
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