Matthew Henry


Born
in The United Kingdom
October 18, 1662

Died
June 22, 1714


Matthew Henry was an English non-conformist clergyman. Henry's well-known Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (1708–1710) is a commentary of a practical and devotional rather than of a critical kind, covering the whole of the Old Testament, and the Gospels and Acts in the New Testament.

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Matthew Henry's Commentary ...

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A Method for Prayer: Freedo...

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The Quest for Meekness and ...

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Experiencing God's Presence

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The Pleasantness of a Relig...

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Matthew Henry Study Bible -...

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Isaiah to Malachi (Matthew ...

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“Women were created from the rib of man to be beside him, not from his head to top him, nor from his feet to be trampled by him, but from under his arm to be protected by him, near to his heart to be loved by him.”
Matthew Henry, An Exposition of the Old and New Testament

“The woman was made of a rib out of the side of Adam; not made out of his head to rule over him, nor out of his feet to be trampled upon by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected, and near his heart to be beloved.”
Matthew Henry, Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible

“Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.”
Matthew Henry, Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible