"Of all commentators I believe John Calvin to be the most candid." by lettermen2 [WorldCat.org]
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Calvin's commentaries.

by Jean Calvin; John Owen; William Pringle; Calvin Translation Society.

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"Of all commentators I believe John Calvin to be the most candid."   (2015-03-02)


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"It would not be possible for me too earnestly to press upon you the importance of reading the expositions of that prince among men, John Calvin! I have often felt inclined to cry with Scalinger, `Oh! how well has Calvin reached the meaning of the prophets -- no one better.' Of all commentators I believe John Calvin to be the most candid. He was no trimmer or pruner of texts. He gave their meaning as far as he knew it. His honest intention was to translate the Hebrew and the Greek originals as accurately as he possibly could, and then to give the meaning which would naturally be conveyed by such Greek and Hebrew words; he labored, in fact, to declare, not his own mind upon the Spirit's works, but the mind of the Spirit as couched in those words." -- C.H. Spurgeon
"I know of no man since the Apostles' days whom I value and honor more than Calvin, and whose judgment in all things, one with another, I more esteem and come nearer to." -- Richard Baxter
"No doubt the Epistle next in importance to that to the Romans is this to the Hebrews." -- the translator of Calvin's Commentary on Hebrews
E-text is available online at Bible Study Guide, Christian Classics Ethereal Library and Monergism.
<a href="http://www.biblestudyguide.org/comment/calvin/comm_index.htm">http://www.biblestudyguide.org/comment/calvin/comm_index.htm</a>
<a href="http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/calcom">http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/calcom</a>
<a href="http://www.monergism.com">http://www.monergism.com</a>

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