Vermes, cited in Morris, A Commentary on Matthew, pg. 130fn.
 Interestingly, Matthew, who wrote this Gospel, was himself a tax collector.
 J. C. Ryle, Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: Matthew. pg. 45.
5 All Scripture citations in this study are taken from the King James Version.
 David Hubbard, Mastering the Old Testament: Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, pg. 43.
 Charles Bridges, A Commentary on Ecclesiastes, pg. 8.