Notes on Second Maccabees (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

2:27 No easy task, etc: The spirit of God, that assists the sacred penmen, does not exempt them from labour in seeking out the matter which they are to treat of, and the order and manner in which they are to deliver it. So St. Luke writ the gospel having diligently attained to all things. Luke 1, ver. 3.

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