Matthew 1:19

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, decided to put her away privately.
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Glossa Ordinaria

AD 1480
Ap Anselm: Or, in seeking to put her away, he was just; in that he sought itprivily, is shown his mercy, defending her from disgrace; “Being a just man, hewas minded to put her away;” and being unwilling to expose her in public, and so to disgrace her, he sought to do it privily. part ap. Anselm, part in Ordinaria: Or, being unwilling to bring her home tohis house to live with him for ever, “he was minded to put her away privily;”that is, to change the time of their marriage. For that is true virtue, when neither mercy is observed without justice, nor justice without mercy; both which vanish when severed one from the other.
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Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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