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to = unto. App-104 .
not . App-105 .
with = according to. App-104 .
excellency = pre-eminence. Greek. huperoche. Only here and 1 Timothy 2:2 .
speech = word. App-121 .
declaring . App-121 .
unto = to.
testimony . Greek. marturion, as in 1 Corinthians 1:6 .
God . App-98 .
determined . App-122 .
know . App-132 .
among App-104 .
save = except. Greek. ei ( App-118 ) me ( App-105 ).
Jesus Christ . App-98 .
Him = This One. Emphatic.
trembling . Greek. tromos. Elsewhere, Mark 16:8 (literally trembling . . . seized them). 2 Corinthians 7:15 .Ephesians 6:5 .Philippians 1:2 , Philippians 1:12 . Fear is joined with trembling in all these passages save Mark 16:8 . His sense of weakness (compare Galatians 1:4 , Galatians 1:13 ) produced fear, and this resulted in trembling. Compare 2 Corinthians 4:7 .
preaching . Greek. kerugma, as in 1 Corinthians 1:21 .
with = in. App-104 .
enticing = persuasive. Greek. peithos. Only here. Compare App-150 .
words . Greek. logos, as in 1 Corinthians 2:1 .
man's = human. Greek. anthropinos. See Romans 6:19 . But the texts omit "man's".
demonstration . Greek. apodeixis. Only here. Compare 1 Corinthians 4:9 .
of the . . . power . Here spirit = spiritual gift, in this case Divine wisdom. By Figure of speech Hendiadys ( App-6 ) = "the powerful gift".
power . App-172 .
That = In order that. Greek. hina.
faith App-150 .
stand = be.
men . App-123 .
Howbeit = But.
speak . App-121 .
them, &c . = the perfect. Greek. teleios. App-125 .
world = age. App-129 .
nor . Greek. oude .
princes = rulers.
come to nought = are being brought to nought. Greek. katargeo. See 1 Corinthians 1:28 .
mystery . App-193 .
hidden . Same word as in Luke 10:21 .Ephesians 3:9 . Colossians 1:26 .
ordained = preordained. Greek. proorizo. See Acts 4:28 .
before . App-104 . Compare Romans 16:25 . Eph 1:4 . 2 Timothy 1:9 .
world = ages, as in 1 Corinthians 2:6 .
unto . App-104 .
none . Greek. oudeis.
knew . App-132 .
had they = if (Greek. ei . App-118 . a) they had.
the Lord. App-98 .
of glory . Compare Acts 7:2 .Ephesians 1:17 . Colossians 1:27 . Hebrews 1:3 .James 2:1 .
is = has been. The quotation is from Isaiah 64:4 . App-107 .
hath not seen = saw not. App-133 .
nor ear heard = and ear heard not (Greek. ou) .
neither have, &c . = and went not (Greek. ou) up.
into = upon. App-104 .
hath . Omit.
love . App-135 .
hath revealed = revealed. App-106 .
by = through. App-104 . 1 Corinthians 2:1 .
His . The texts read "the".
Spirit . App-101 .
searcheth . Greek. ereunao. See John 5:39 . Compare Psalms 139:1 .Revelation 2:23 .
spirit . App-101 .:6.
things . Add "also".
no man = no one. Greek. oudeis.
but = save, as 1 Corinthians 2:2 .
have . Omit.
world . Greek. kosmos. App-129 .
spirit . App-101 .
of = by. App-104 .
freely given . App-184 .
of = by. App-104 .
also we speak = we speak also.
which man's, &c . = taught (Greek. didaktos. Only here and John 6:45 ) by man's wisdom.
but . . . teacheth . Supply Ellipsis ( App-6 ), "but in (things) taught by the Spirit" (1 Corinthians 2:10 ). The texts omit "Holy".
comparing = interpreting. Greek. sunkrino. App-122 . Used in Septuagint of interpreting dreams. Genesis 40:8 , Genesis 40:16 , Genesis 40:22 ; Genesis 41:12 , Genesis 41:13 , Genesis 41:15 .Daniel 5:16 , Daniel 5:17 .
To interpret = to fit the meaning to the words.
spiritual . i.e. spiritual (things) to spiritual (men). See 1 Corinthians 12:1 .
with . No preposition. Dative case.
natural . Greek. psuchikos. Elsewhere, 1 Corinthians 15:44 , 1 Corinthians 15:44 , 1 Corinthians 15:46 , and (translated "sensual") James 3:15 .Jude 1:19 . Compare psuche. App-110 .
foolishness . See 1 Corinthians 1:18 .
spiritually . Greek. pneumatikos. Only here and Revelation 11:8 .
discerned . App-122 .
judgeth = discerneth.
judged . As discerned, above.
hath known = knew.
LORD . App-98 .
that he may = who shall.
instruct . Greek. sumbibazo. See Acts 9:22 . Quoted from Isaiah 40:14 .
Christ . App-98 .
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