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Though = If. App-118 .
speak . App-121 .
men . App-123 .
charity = love. App-135 .
sounding . Greek. echeo. Only here and Luke 21:25 (roaring).
brass . Greek. chalkos. See Matthew 10:9 . Revelation 18:12 . Elsewhere, Mark 6:8 ; Mark 12:41 ; (money).
tinkling . Greek. alalazo. Only here and Mark 5:38 . An onomatopoeic word. Frequent in the Septuagint of the battle shout; Joshua 6:20 . Judges 15:14 . 1 Samuel 17:20 , 1 Samuel 17:52 ; &c.
cymbal . Greek. kumbalon. Only here, but frequent in the Septuagint.
understand = know. App-132 .
mysteries . App-193 .
knowledge . App-132 .
faith . App-150 .
remove . Greek. methistemi. See Acts 13:22 .
nothing . Greek. oudeis.
bestow = give away in doles. Greek. psomizo. Only here and Romans 12:20 . Compare "sop", John 13:26 .
goods = the things belonging ( huparcho, Luke 9:48 ) to me.
give = deliver up. Greek. paradidomi. See John 19:30 .
to be = in order that (Greek. hina) it may be.
it profiteth, &c . = I am nothing profited.
is kind . Greek. chresteuomai. Only here. Compare App-184 . Note the Figure of speech Asyndeton in these verses: 1 Corinthians 13:13 , 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 .
envieth . Greek. zeloo. See Acts 7:9 .
vaunteth . Greek. perpereuomai. Only here.
is . . . puffed up . See 1 Corinthians 4:6 .
Doth . . . behave, &c . Greek. aschemoneo. Only here and 1 Corinthians 7:36 .
is . . . easily provoked = is . . . roused to anger. Greek. paroxunomai Only here and Acts 17:16 . There is no word for "easily". The statement is absolute.
thinketh no evil = reckons not (Greek. ou) the evil done to it).
evil . App-128 .
in = upon, or at. App-104 .
iniquity = unrighteousness. App-128 .
rejoiceth in the truth = rejoiceth with (as in 1 Corinthians 12:26 ) the truth, i.e. as it wins its way, truth being personified.
Beareth . Greek. stego. See 1 Corinthians 9:12 . Here it means "is forbearing in all provocations".
believeth . App-150 .
never . Greek. oudepote.
faileth . All the texts read "falleth".
whether . Greek. eite .
fail = be brought to nought. Greek. katargeo. See Romans 3:3 .
vanish away . Same as "fail".
know . App-132 .
in part . Greek. ek ( App-104 .) merous.
perfect . App-125 .
done away . Same as "fail", 1 Corinthians 13:8 .
child . App-108 .
thought = reasoned. Greek. logizomai.
put away = did away with. Greek. katargeo, as in verses: 1 Corinthians 13:8 , 1 Corinthians 13:10 .
childish things = the things of a child.
see . App-133 .
through . App-104 . 1 Corinthians 13:1 .
glass = mirror. Greek. esoptron. Only here and James 1:23 .
darkly . Literally in (Greek. en) a riddle. Greek. ainigma. Only here in N.T. In the Septuagint, Numbers 12:8 . 1 Kings 10:1 .Proverbs 13:1 , Proverbs 13:6 , &c.
know = fully know. App-132 .
even as, &c . = even as I was fully known also.
abideth . Greek. meno. See p. 1511.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Corinthians 13". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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