New Defender's Study Bible Notes
3:2 oracles. This is a striking synonym for the Holy Scriptures, a term used only four times in the New Testament (see also Acts 7:38; Hebrews 5:12; I Peter 4:11), stressing the fact that they actually constituted the very utterances of God. These were given to and through the Jews and are preserved for us now in the Old Testament.
3:3 shall their unbelief. The fact that many people reject the Scriptures, even alleging that the Bible has been disproved by modern science and reason, means nothing whatever except that it displays their own self-inflicted deception. God’s Word has been forever settled in heaven and will endure forever (Psalm 119:89,160), even after this present earth has passed away (Matthew 24:35). God’s revealed Word is absolute truth, and will judge all its detractors in the last day (see on Revelation 20:12; 22:18-19).