The instrument of His power is the revelation of Jahveh.The nations wait on His teaching; He is the light of the Gentiles (42:6).In virtue of his prophetic and priestly offices the title of "the Anointed" naturally belonged to the promised one.The Messianic priest is described by David in Psalm 109, with reference to Genesis -20.That by the prophet described in Deuteronomy -22, was also understood, at least at the beginning of our era, the Messiah is clear from the appeal to his gift of prophecy made by the pseudo-Messiah Theudas (cf. Thus, the emphasis is upon the personal responsibility of the individual.The consummation is not an earth-won ascendancy of the chosen people, whether shared with otter nations or not, but a vindication of the holy by the solemn judgment of Jahveh and his Anointed One.Avarice (from Latin avarus , "greedy"; "to crave") is the inordinate love for riches.
cum Tryphone", 89, it would be rash to affirm that its reference to the Messiah was at all widely realized among the Jews.His Kingdom shall consist of the multitude redeemed by His vicarious satisfaction, a satisfaction confined to no race or time but offered for the redemption of all alike.(For the Messianic application of these passages, especially Isaiah to 53 , cf.The word appears only twice of the promised prince ( Daniel ; Psalm 2:2 ); yet, when a name was wanted for the promised one, who was to be at once King and Saviour, it was natural to employ this synonym for the royal title, denoting at the same time the King's royal dignity and His relation to God.The full title "Anointed of Jahveh " occurs in several passages of the Psalms of Solomon and the Apocalypse of Baruch, but the abbreviated form, "Anointed" or "the Anointed", was in common use.That this psalm was generally understood in a Messianic sense is not disputed, while the universal consent of the Fathers puts the matter beyond question for Catholics. Special importance attaches to the prophetic description of the Messiah contained in Daniel 7, the great work of later Judaism, on account of its paramount influence upon one line of the later development of Messianic Doctrine.