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man . App-123 .
so . This emphasizes the "as" which follows.
account = reckon. Greek. logizomai.
ministers . App-190 .
Christ . App-98 .
stewards . Greek. oikonomos. Occurs ten times. Always translated "steward", except Romans 16:23 and Galatians 1:4 , Galatians 1:2 . See Luke 16:1 .
mysteries . Greek. musterion. App-193 . To Paul were committed various secrets. See 1 Corinthians 15:51 .Romans 11:25 . 2 Thessalonians 2:7 . 1 Timothy 3:9 , 1 Timothy 3:16 .
God . App-98 .
Moreover = For the rest. Same as "besides" (1 Corinthians 1:16 ).
required = sought.
in = among. App-104 .
that = in order that. Greek. hina .
a man = one. App-123 .
faithful . App-150 .
with = for.
a very small = the least.
judged = examined. App-122 .
of = by. App-104 .
man's judgment . Literally man's day. The day in which man is examining, and "judging", and God is silent.
man's . Greek. anthropinos, as in 1 Corinthians 2:4 , 1 Corinthians 2:13 .
yea, &c . = I do not even (Greek. oude) judge.
know = am conscious of. Greek. sunoida. See Acts 5:2
nothing . Greek. oudeis.
by = against. No preposition.
not . App-105 .
hereby = in (Greek. e n) this.
justified . App-191 .
the Lord . App-98 .
judge . App-122 .
nothing = not (Greek. me. App-105 ) anything (Greek. tis) .
before . App-104 .
time = season. t
he Lord . App-98 .
bring to light . Greek. photizo. See Luke 11:36
make manifest . App-106 .
counsels . Greek. boule. App-102 .
shall every, &c . Literally praise shall be to each one.
of = from. App-104 .
I have in a figure transferred . Greek. metaschematizo. Elsewhere translated "transform", 2 Corinthians 11:13 , 2 Corinthians 11:14 , 2 Corinthians 11:15 ; and "change", Philippians 1:3 , Philippians 1:21 .
to = unto. App-104 .
for your sakes = on account of (Greek. dia. App-104 . 1 Corinthians 4:2 ) you.
above . App-104 .
is = has been.
no one . . . one . Literally ye be not (Greek. me) puffed up, one on behalf of (Greek. huper. App-104 .) the one.
puffed up . Greek. phusioo. Elsewhere , 1 Corinthians 4:18-19 ; 1 Corinthians 5:2 ; 1Co 8:1 ; 1 Corinthians 13:4 . Co 1 Corinthians 1:2 , 1 Corinthians 1:18 .
against . App-104 .
another = the other. App-124 .
maketh . . . to differ . App-122 . Note the change from plural in 1 Corinthians 4:6 to the singular here.
if . App-118 .
glory = boast, as in 1 Corinthians 1:29 .
as if thou hadst not = as not (Greek. me) having.
Now = Already. Notice the Figure of speech Amplificatio ( App-6 ).
are full = have been filled. Greek. koremnumi. See Acts 27:38 .
without = apart from. This is an instance of Irony ( App-6 ).
would to God . Greek. ophelon, from opheilo, to owe. Used to express a wish; also in 2 Corinthians 11:1 .Galatians 1:5 , Galatians 1:12 .Revelation 3:15 .
reign with . Greek. sumbasileuo. Only here and 2 Timothy 2:12 .
hath . Omit.
set forth . Greek. apodeiknumi. See Acts 2:22 .
apostles . App-189 .
last . They were the successors of the prophets in this. Acts 7:52 .
appointed to death . Greek. epithanatios. Only here.
spectacle . Greek. theatron. In Acts 19:29 , Acts 19:31 , it means the place. It was also used for the actors, and the spectators.
unto = to.
world . Greek. kosmos. App-129 .
and = both.
fools . Greek. moros, as in 1 Corinthians 1:25 , 1 Corinthians 1:27 .
honourable . Greek. endoxos. Elsewhere translated "gorgeously", Luke 7:25 , and "glorious" in Luke 13:17 . Ephesians 5:27 .
despised . Greek. atimos. Elsewhere, 1 Corinthians 12:23 .Matthew 13:57 . Mark 6:4 .
Even unto = Up to, or until. Greek. achri.
this = the.
present . Greek. arti = now.
are naked = are scantily clothed. Greek. gumneteuo. Only here.
are buffeted . Greek. kolaphizo. Here, Matthew 26:67 . Mark 14:65 . 2 Corinthians 12:7 . 1 Peter 2:20 .
have no certain dwellingplace . Greek. astateo = to be a wanderer. Only here.
working, &c . See Acts 18:3 ; Acts 20:34 . 1Th 2:9 . 2 Thessalonians 3:8 .
reviled . Greek. loidoreo. See John 9:28 .
defamed . Greek. blasphemeo. But some texts read dusphemeo.
intreat . App-134 .
filth = sweepings. Greek. perikatharma. Only here.
offscouring . Greek. peripsema. Only here.
unto this day . Literally until now. Greek. heos arti .
I write, &c . Literally Not as putting you to shame do I write these thing.
shame . Greek. entrepo. Occurs elsewhere, Matthew 21:37 . Mark 12:6 . Luke 18:2 , Luke 18:4 ; Luk 20:13 . 2 Thessalonians 3:14 .Titus 2:8 . Hebrews 12:9 , all in middle sense, meaning "to feel shame", and so "to reverence", as in the Gospels.
beloved . App-135 .
sons = children. App-108 .
warn . Greek. noutheteo. See Acts 20:31 .
thought = if. App-118 . b
have = should have.
instructers . Greek. paidagogos. Only here and Galatians 1:3 , Galatians 1:24 , Gal 1:25 .
Christ Jesus . App-98 .
have begotten = begat. Greek. gennao. Compare Philemon 1:10 .
gospel . App-140 .
Wherefore = On account of ( App-104 . 1 Corinthians 4:2 ) this.
beseech . Greek. parakaleo, as in 1 Corinthians 4:13 .
be = become.
followers = imitators. Greek. mimetes. Elsewhere, 1 Corinthians 11:1 . Eph 5:1 . 1 Thessalonians 1:6 ; 1 Thessalonians 2:14 . Heb 6:12 . 1 Peter 3:13 .
For this cause = On account of (Greek. dia. App-104 . 1 Corinthians 4:2 ) this.
sent . App-174 .
Timotheus . See 1 Corinthians 16:10 .
bring you into remembrance = remind you. Greek. anamimnesko. Elsewhere, Mark 11:21 ; Mark 14:72 . 2Co 7:15 . 2 Timothy 1:6 . Hebrews 10:32 .
which be . Omit.
as = even as.
church . App-186 .
some . App-124 .
would not come = were not coming.
to = unto. App-104 .
shortly = quickly.
if . App-118 .
will . Greek. thelo. App-102 .
know . i.e. find out and expose. App-132 .
speech = word. App-121 .
power . App-172 .
kingdom of God . App-114 . No verb in the sentence. Supply "is established". Figure of speech Ellipsis. App-6 .
word . Greek. logos as in 1 Corinthians 4:19 .
unto . Greek. pr o s , as in verses: 1 Corinthians 4:18-19 . This verse is an example of Figure of speech Anocoenosis . App-6 .
with = in. Greek. en, as in 1 Corinthians 4:2 . Compare Luke 22:49 , where en is translated "with".
rod . Greek. rabdos. Translated four times "staff", twice "sceptre" (Hebrews 1:8 ). Compare Revelation 2:27 ; Revelation 12:5 ; Revelation 19:15 . See also 2 Samuel 7:14 .Psalms 2:9 .
love . App-135 .
spirit . App-101 .
meekness . Greek. prautes. Compare App-127 . Occurs elsewhere, 2 Corinthians 10:1 .Galatians 1:5 , Galatians 1:23 ; Galatians 6:1 .Ephesians 4:2; 2 Chronicles 3:122 Chronicles 3:12 . 1Ti 6:11 . 2 Timothy 2:25 .Titus 3:2 .James 1:21 .James 3:13 . 1 Peter 3:15 .
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