9And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
9 Verse 9. Call no man your FATHER] Our Lord probably alludes to
the AB, or father of the Sanhedrin, who was the next after the
nasi, or president. See on . By which he gives his
disciples to understand that he would have no SECOND, after
himself, established in his Church, of which he alone was the
head; and that perfect equality must subsist among them.