35That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.
35 Verse 35. By the prophet] As the quotation is taken from
which is attributed to Asaph, he must be the prophet who is meant
in the text; and, indeed, he is expressly called a prophet,
Several MSS. have ησαιου, Isaiah; but this is a manifest error.
Jerome supposes that Asaph was first in the text, and that some
ignorant transcriber, not knowing who this Asaph was, inserted the
word Isaiah; and thus, by attempting to remove an imaginary error,
made a real one.