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1 coR. XV. 36-45.

Α. D. 59. Except a corn of wheat fall into ground: for out of it wast thou taken : the ground and die, it abideth alone : for dust thou urt, and unto dust shalt but if it die, it bringeth forth much thou return, Gen. üi. 19. I have said fruit, John xii. 24.

to corruption, Thou art my father : to

the worm, Thou art my mother and VER. 37.

my sister, Job xvii. 14. Like sheep Και ο σπείρεις, ου το σώμα το γενησό- | they are laid in the grave; death shall μενον σπείρεις, αλλά γυμνόν κόκκον, εί τύ- | feed on them ; and the upright shall χοι, σίτου, ή τινος των λοιπών

have dominion over them in the mornAnd that which thou souest, thou sow- ing; and their beauty shall consume est not that body that shall be, but bare in the grave from their dwelling, grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some Psal. xlix. 14. And changed the Other grain :

glory of the uncorruptible God into

an image made like to corruptible VER. 38.

man, Rom. i. 23. ο δε Θεός αυτώ δίδωσι σώμα καθώς c But they which shall be accounted ηθέλησε, και εκάστω των σπερμάτων τo | worthy to obtain that world, and the ίδιον σώμα.

resurrection from the dead, neither But God giveth it a body as it hath marry, nor are given in marriage : pleased him, and to every seed his own

Neither can they die any more : for body.

they are equal unto the angels; and VER. 39.

are the children of God, being the Ου πάσα σαρξ, ή αυτή σάρξ αλλά | children of the resurrection, Luke XX. άλλη μεν σαρξ ανθρώπων, άλλη δε σαρξ 35, 36. And God shall wipe away

all tears from their eyes; and there κτηνών, άλλη δε ιχθύων, άλλη δε πτηνών.

shall be no more death, neither sorAll flesh is not the same flesh : but

row, nor crying, neither shall there be there is one kind of flesh of men, an

any more pain : for the former things other flesh of beasts, another of fishes, are passed away, Rev. xxi. 4. and unother of birds.

VER. 43.
VER. 40.

Σπείρεται έν ατιμία, εγείρεται εν δόξη: Και σώματα επουράνια, και σώματα | σπείρεται έν ασθενεία, εγείρεται εν δυ. επίγεια· αλλ' ετέρα μεν και των επουρανίων | νάμει δόξα, ετέρα δε ή των επιγείων.

a It is sown in dishonour; it is raised There are also celestial bodies, and in glory: it is sown in weakness; it is bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the raised in power: celestial is one, and the glory of the

a For our conversation is in heaterrestrial is another.

ven; from whence also we look for VER. 41.

the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ : "Αλλη δόξα ηλίου, και άλλη δόξα σελή- Who shall change our vile body, that νης, και άλλη δόξα αστέρων: αστηρ γάς | rious body, according to the working

it may be fashioned like unto his gloαστέρος διαφέρει εν δόξη.

whereby he is able even to subdue all There is one glory of the sun, and things unto himself, Phil. iii. 20, 21. another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars : for one star differeth

VER. 44. from another star in glory..

Σπείρεται σώμα ψυχικόν, εγείρεται σώVER. 42.

μα πνευματικόν. "Έστι σώμα ψυχικόν,

έστι σωμα πνευματικών: Ούτω και η ανάστασις των νεκρών. Σπείρεται εν φθορά, εγείρεται εν αφθαρσία.

It is sown a natural body; it is raised a So also is the resurrection of the body, und there is a spiritual body.

a spiritual body. There is a natural dead. b It is sown in corruption ; c it is raised in incorruption :

VER. 45. a See on Matt. xxii. ver. 30. clause 1. ούτω και γέγραπται· 'Εγένετο ο πρώ

6 In the sweat of thy face shalt thoυ τoς άνθρωπος 'Αδαμ εις ψυχήν ζώσαν» ο eat bread, till thou return unto the | έσχατος 'Αδάμ εις πνεύμα ζωοποιούν.

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I COR. XV. 45–51.

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And so it is written, a The first man breathed into his nostrils the breath Adam was made a living soul; b the last of life; and man became a living Adam was made a quickening spirit. soul, Gen. ii. 7.

bSee on Luke ii. ver. 11. clause 3. a And the LORD God formed man of

c See on John üi. ver. 13. clause 1. the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life;

VER. 48. and man became a living soul, Gen. ii. 7.

Ολος ο χοϊκός, τοιούτοι και οι χοϊκοί δFor as the Father raiseth up the και oίoς ο επουράνιος, τοιούτοι και οι επουdead, and quickeneth them; even so

ράνιοι. the Son quickeneth whom he will, a As is the earthy, such are they also John v. 21. It is the Spirit that that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, quickeneth; the flesh profiteth no- such are they also that are heavenly. thing: the words that I speak unto

b See on John iii. ver. 6. you, they are spirit, and they are life, vi. 63. Jesus saith unto him, I am

VER, 49. the way, the truth, and the life, xiv. 6. As thou hast given him power over

Και καθώς έφορέσαμεν την εικόνα του all fesh, that he should give eternal | χοϊκού, φορέσομεν και την εικόνα του έπουlife to as many as thou hast given gavísu. him, xvii. 2. And killed the Prince a And as we have borne the image of of life, whom God hath raised from the earthy, we shall also bear the image the dead, Acts iii. 15. When Christ, of the heavenly. who is our life shall appear, then shall

c See on Matt. xiii. ver. 43. clause 1. ye also appear with him in glory, Col. iii. 4. That which was from the be

VER. 50. ginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we

Τούτο δε φημι, αδελφοί, ότι σαρξ και have looked upon, and our hands

are | αίμα βασιλείαν Θεού κληρονομήσαι ου δύhandled, of the Word of life: (For the

νανται, ουδε και φθορά την αφθαρσίαν κληρο

youei. Life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew a Now this I say, brethren, that flesh unto you that eternal Life, which was

and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of with the Father, and was manifested God; neither doth corruption inherit unto us,) 1 John i. 1,2. And he said incorruption., unto me,

It is done. I am Alpha and a See on ver. 43.
Omega, the beginning and the end.
I will give unto
him that is athirst, of

VER. 51. the fountain of the water of life freely,

Ιδού, μυστήριον υμίν λέγω" Πάντες μεν Rev. και. 6. See also on John κί. ου κοιμηθησόμεθα· πάντες δε αλλαγησόver. 25. clause 1,

VER, 46.

* Behold, I shew you a mystery; We 'Ana' où PÕTRY Tò avevmatınóv datà shall not all sleep, but we shall all be το ψυχικόν, έπειτα το πνευματικόν. changed,

Howobeit that was not first which is a For if we believe that Jesus died spiritual, but that which is natural; und an drose again, even so them also afterward that which is spiritual. which sleep in Jesus will God bring

with him. For this we say unto you VER. 47.

by the word of the Lord, that we Ο πρώτος άνθρωπος εκ γής, χοϊκός: o which are alive and remain unto the δεύτερος άνθρωπος, ο Κύριος εξ ουρανού. coming of the Lord shall not prevent a The first man is of the earth, earthy: himself shall descend from heaven

them which are asleep. For the Lord b the second man is the Lord c.

from heaven.

with a shout, with the voice of the

archangel, and with the trump of a And the LORD God formed man God: and the dead in Christ shall of the dust of the ground, and rise first: Then we which are alive

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I Cor. XV. 51-58.

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and remain shall be caught up to * I will ransom them from the gether with them in the clouds, to power of the grave; I will redeem meet the Lord in the air: and so shall them from death : O death, I will be we ever be with the Lord, 1 Thess. thy plagues ; O grave, I will be thy iv. 14–17.

destruction : repentance shall be hid VER. 52.

from mine eyes, Hos. xii. 14. 'Εν ατόμω, εν ριπή οφθαλμού, εν τη εσχάτη σάλπιγγι: σαλπίσει γαρ, και οι

VER. 56. νεκροί εγερθήσονται άφθαρτοι, και ημείς

Το δε κέντρου του θανάτου, η αμαρτία αλλαγησόμεθα. .

και δε δύναμις της αμαρτίας, ο νόμος. * In a moment, in the twinkling of un The sting of death is sin; and the eye, at the last trump: b for the trumpet strength of sin is the law. shall sound, cand the deud shall be a See on Rom.ji. ver. 12. clause 2. Taised & incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

VER. 57. a But the day of the Lord will Το δε Θεώ χάρις το διδόντι ήμΐν το come as a thief in the night: in the vivos dide TOī Kupiov inpão 'Inco Xpistoð. which the heavens shall pass away . But thanks be to God, which giveth with a great noise, and the elements us the victory b through our Lord Jesus shall melt with fervent heat; the Christ. earth also, and the works that are

a For the same form of expression therein, shall be burnt up, 2 Pet. iii. 10. b See on Matt. xxiv.ver. 31. clause 3.

see Rom. vii. 25.; 2 Cor. ii. 14.; ix. 15. c See on Matt. xxii. ver. 30. clause 1.

Nay, in all these things we are See on ver. 42. clauses 2, 3.

more than conquerors, through him

that loved us, Rom. vii. 37. Who is VER. 53.

he that overcometh the world, but he ati yap tò pdaptòy TGŪTO érdúractar that believeth that Jesus is the son of ápdaçoiav, szi ImTòr toūro ivdiocobar God? 1 John v. 5. αθανασίαν. .

VER. 58. For this corruptible must put on in "Ωστε, αδελφοί μου αγαπητοί, εδραίοι corruption, and this mortal must put on yiveole, åpetaxiMTO, TEZIOTEÚOVTES ÉV TO immortality.

έργου του Κυρίου πάντοτε, ειδότες ότι ο VER. 54.

κόπος υμών ούκ έστι κενός εν Κυρίω. "Οταν δε το φθαρτον τούτο ένδυσηται Therefore, my beloved brethren, a be åplapsiav, ral rò Sintèr TOUTO Švdúonta. ye stedfast, unmoveable, bulways aboundαθανασίαν, τότε γενήσεται ο λόγος και γεγ- img in the work of the Lord, «forasmuch ραμμένος: Κατεπόθη ο θάνατος εις νίκος. as ye know that your labour is not in

So when this corruptible shall have put vain d in the Lord. on incorruption, and this mortal shall a See on John viii. ver. 31. have put on immortality, a then shall be And the Lord make you to increase brought to pass the saying that is written, and abound in love one toward anDeath is swallowed up in victory.

other, and toward all men, even as we a He will swallow up death in vic- do toward you, 1 Thess. iii

. 12. Furtory; and the Lord God will wipe away thren, and export you by the Lord

thermore then we beseech you, bretears from off all faces; and the re. buke of his people shall be take away how ye ought to walk and to please

Jesus, that as ye bave received of us from off all the earth : for the Lord God, so ye would abound more and bath spoken it, Isa. xxv. 8.

more, iv. 1. We are bound to thank VER. 55.

God always for you, brethren, as it is Πού σου, θάνατι, το κέντρου και που σου, | meet, because that your faith groweth on, tò visos ;

exceedingly, and the charity of every

one of you all toward each other a death, where is thy sting? O aboundeth, 2 Thess. i. 3. Wherefore, * grave, where is thy victory?

beloved, seeing that ye look for such * Or, hell.

things, be diligent that ye may be

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I Cor. xv. 58.-xvi. 1-6.

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found of him in peace, without spot, | ώσπερ διέταξα ταϊς εκκλησίαις της Γαλα and blameless, 2 Pet. iii. 14.

τίας, ούτω και υμείς ποιήσατε. c For be that soweth to his flesh shall of the fleshsreap corruption ; but the saints, as I have given order to the

a Now concerning the collection for he that soweth to the Spirit shall of churches of Galatia, even so do ye. the Spirit reap life everlasting. And let us not be weary in well-doing : for

b See on Rom. xv. ver. 25. in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. As we have therefore op

VER. 2. portunity, let us do good unto all men, Κατά μίαν σαββάτων έκαστος υμών especially unto thern who are of the | παρ' εαυτώ τιθέτο, θησαυρίζων ό, τι αν household of faith, Gal. vi. 8-10. svodõtab i'ra un orav črew, tóte novias For God is not unrighteous, to for- zivota' get your work and labour of love,

Upon the first day of the week let which

have shewed toward his

every one of you lay by him in store, a as name, in that ye have ministered to God hath prospered him, that there be the saints, and do minister, Heb.

no gatherings when I come. vi. 10.

d. He that receiveth a prophet in the 2 See on Luke xxi. ver. 3. name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that re

VER. S. ceiveth a righteous man in the name "Οταν δε παραγέναμαι, ούς εάν δοκιμάof a righteous man shall receive a σητε δι' επιστολών, τούτους πέμψω απεrighteous man's reward. And who- veyxeir thu xápov ipão els ʻlepousarsue. soever shall give to drink unto one of

a And when' I come, whomsoever ye these little ones a cup of cold water shall approve by your letters, them will only in the name of a disciple, verily I send to bring your * liberality b unto I say unto you, He shall in no wise

Jerusalem. lose his reward, Matt. x. 41, 42. Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of a See on chap. iv. ver. 19. clause 1. my Father, inherit the kingdom pre b See on Rom, xv. ver. 25. pared for you from the foundation of the world : For I was an hungred,

VER. 4. and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, 'Εαν δε και άξιον του κάμε πορεύεσθαι, συν and ye gave me drink: I was a époà TropeudorTa.. stranger, and ye took me in: Naked,

And if it be meet that I go also, they and ye clothed me: I was sick, and

shall go with me. ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. Then shall the

VER. 5. righteous answer him, saying, Lord, 'Ελεύσομαι δε προς υμάς όταν Μακεwhen we saw thee an hungred, and fed δονίαν διέλθω» (Μακεδονίαν γαρ διέρχοthee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?

Man) When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed

a Now I will come unto you, when I thee? Or when saw we thee sick, or

shall pass through Macedonia : for I do in prison, and came unto thee? And pass through Mucedonia. the King shall answer and say unto b See on chap. iv. ver. 19. clause 1. them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of

VER. 6. the least of these my brethren, ye have

Προς υμάς δε τυχόν παραμενώ, ή και done it unto me, Matt. xxv. 34–40. Tapaxeipasw, iva ipeis ui aportépe Ante Being filled with the fruits of righte- I làý wopeuspecto ousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God, and winter with you, that ye may bring

a And it may be that I will abide, yea, Phil. i. 11.

me on my journey whithersoever I go. CHAP. XVI.–VER. 1.

a Whensoever I take my journey Nepi tñc Logías rñs sis Toùs dyious, I into Spain, I will come to you: for I

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trust to see you in my journey, and to

VER. 11. be brought on my way thitherward by you, if first I be somewhat filled with

Mή τις oύν αυτόν εξουθενήση: προπέμyour company, Rom. xv. 24.

ψατε δε αυτόν εν ειρήνη, ένα έλθη πρός με:

εκδέχομαι γαρ αυτόν μετά των αδελφών. VER. 7.

. Ου θέλω γαρ υμάς άρτι εν παρόδω ιδείν»

a Let no man therefore despise him : ελπίζω δε χρόνον τινά επιμείναι προς υμάς, | but conduct him forth in peace, that he εάν ο Κύριος επιτρέπη.

may come unto me: for I look for him

with the brethren. For I will not see you now by the way; but I trust to carry a while with a Let no man despise thy youth ; but you, "if the Lord permit.

be thou an example of the believers, a See on Acts xviii. ver. 21.

in word, in conversation, in charity,

in spirit, in faith, in purity, 1 Tim. VER. 8.

iy. 12. 'Επιμενώ δε εν Εφέσω έως της πεντη

VER. 12. κοστής:

Περί δε Απολλώ του αδελφού, πολλά But I will turry at Ephesus until παρεκάλεσα αυτόν ένα έλθη προς υμάς

μετά των αδελφών και πάντως ουκ ήν θέ. Pentecost. VER. 9.

λημα ένα νύν έλθη ελεύσεται δε όταν ευκαι

ρήση. . Θύρα γάρ μοι ανέγε μεγάλη και ενεργης, και αντικείμενοι πολλοί.

a As touching our brother Apollos, I a For a great door and effectual is with the brethren: but his will was not

greatly desired him to come unto you opened unto me, and there are many at all to come at this time; but he will adversaries.

Come when he shall have convenient time. c See Acts xix.

5 See Actş xviii. ver. 24—28. VER. 10.

VER. 13. 'Εαν δε έλθη Τιμόθεος, βλέπετε ίνα αφόΕως γένηται προς υμάς: το γαρ έργον Κυρίου

Γρηγορείτε, στήκετε εν τη πίστει, ανδρί

Leste, xpa taronobe. εργάζεται ως και εγώ a Now if Timotheus come, see that he

a Watch ye, b stand fast in the faith, may be with you without fear: b for he quit you like men, be strong. worketh the work of the Lord, as I also a See on Matt. xxiv. ver. 42. clause 1. do.

b See on John viii. ver. 31. a After these things were ended, © And every man that striveth for Paul purposed in the spirit, when he the mastery is temperate in all things. had passed through. Macedonia and Now they do it to obtain a corruptible Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, crown; but we an incorruptible. I After I have been there, I must also therefore so run, not as uncertainly; see Rome. So he sent into Mace so fight I, not as one that beateth the donia two of them that ministered air : But I keep under my body, and unto him, Timotheus and Erastus; bring it into subjection ; lest that by but he himself stayed in Asia for a any means, when I have preached to season, Acts xix. 21, 22.

others, I myself should be a castb Timotheus my work-fellow, and away, 1 Cor. ix. 25—27. For we Lucios, and Jason, and Sosipater, my wrestle not against fesh and blood, kinsmen, salute you, Rom. xvi. 21. but against principalities, against But ye know the proof of him, that, powers, against the rulers of the as a son with the father, he hath darkness of this world, against spiriserved with me in the Gospel, Phil. tual wickedness in bigb places. Whereü. 22. And sent Timotheus, our fore take unto you the whole armour brother, and minister of God, and of God, that ye may be able to withour fellowlabourer in the Gospel of stand in the evil day, and having Christ, to establish you, and to com done all, to stand. Stand therefore, fort you concerning your faith, 1 Thess. having your loins girt about with


and having on the breast-plate

ii. 2.

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