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Scofield's Reference Notes
1 Corinthians 7



Other Authors
Verse 1

and in your

Some authorities end verse with "body."

Verse 12


So far from disclaiming inspiration, the apostle associates his teaching with the Lord's. Cases had arisen (e.g.) 1 Corinthians 7:12-16 as the Gospel overflowed Jewish limitations, not comprehended in the words of Jesus; Matthew 5:31; Matthew 5:32; Matthew 19:5-9 which were an instruction, primarily, to Israel. These new conditions demanded authoritative settlement, and only the inspired words of an apostle could give that. 1 Corinthians 7:40.

Verse 14


(Greek - ὄλεθρος, born ones).

Verse 16


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16").

Verse 28


Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23").

Verse 31


kosmos = world-system. 2 Corinthians 7:10; John 7:7. (See Scofield "Revelation 13:8").

Verse 33


kosmos = world-system. 2 Corinthians 7:10; John 7:7. (See Scofield "Revelation 13:8").

Verse 34


kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield "Matthew 4:8").

Verse 36


Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23").


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on 1 Corinthians 7:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.

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