- 1-2. Said by Jesus after the Last Supper: "These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." (John 16:33).
- 7. the corner-stone — Christ is so called in 1 Peter 2:6—7: "Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief 'corner stone', elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded. / Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, 'the stone' which the builders disallowed, the same is made 'the head of the corner'..." See also Christopher Smart, Parable 43.27 and Parable 64
- 11. visions — in Ed. 1771
- 18. Lamb! — in Ed. 1786
- 21. ye — in Ed. 1771