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1 COR. XVI. 13-22.

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of righteousness; And your feet shod I am glad of the coming of Stephanas with the preparation of the Gospel and Fortunatus and Achaicus: for that of peace; Above all, taking the shield which was lacking on your part they have of faith, wherewith ye shall be able supplied. to quench all the fiery darts of the

VER. 18. wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit,

'Ανέπαυσαν γαρ το εμόν πνεύμα και το which is the word of God : Praying ipãr iniyováSXETE Gív Toùc Toisútors. always with all prayer and supplica For they have refreshed my spirit and tion in the Spirit, and watching there- your's: therefore acknowledge ye them unto with all perseverance and sup- that are such. plication for all saints, Eph. vi. 1218. Fight the good fight of faith, lay

VER. 19. hold on eternal life, whereunto thou 'Ασπάζονται υμάς αι εκκλησίαι της art also called, and hast professed a 'Ασίας. 'Ασπάζονται υμάς εν Κυρίω πολλά good profession before many witnes- | 'Axúdas nad niploxiana, xar' oixor ses, i Tim. vi. 12. Thou therefore aŭtāv ixxandig. endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No man that warreth

a The churches of Asia salute you entangleth himself with the affairs of Aquila and Priscilla salute you much this life; that he may please him who in the Lord, C with the church that is in bath chosen him to be a soldier. And their house. if a man also strive for masteries, yet a And this continued by the space is he not crowned, except he strive of two years ; so that all they which lawfully, 2 Tim. ü. 3—-5.

dwelt in Asia heard the word of the VER. 14.

Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks,

Acts xix. 10. Πάντα υμών εν αγάπη γινέσθω. .

b See on Rom. xvi. ver. 3. a Let all your things be done with cSee on Matt. xviii. ver. 20. clause 1. charity. a See on Mark ix. ver. 50. clause 3.

VER. 20.

'Ασπάζονται υμάς οι αδελφοί πάντες VER. 15.

'Ασπάσασθε αλλήλους έν φιλήματι αγίου. Παρακαλώ δε υμάς, αδελφοί: οίδατε την

a All the brethren greet you. b Greet οικίαν Στεφανά, ότι έστιν απαρχή της Axatas, nal els diaxovíay rois dyles irasye one another with an holy kiss. ξαν εαυτούς.

a For like salutations see Rom. xvi. I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the 16. 21-23.; 2 Cor. xiï. 13.; Phil. iv. house of Stephanas, that it is the first - 21,22.; Col.iv. 10. 12. 14.; Tit. iii. 15.; fruits of Achaia, aand that they have Philem. 23, 24.; Heb. xiii

. 24.; 1 Pet. addicted themselves to the ministry of the

v. 13. ; 2 John 13.; 3 John 14.

See on Rom. xyi. ver. 16. saints,) a See on Rom. xii. ver. 13. clause 2.

VER. 21. and xv, ver. 25.

ο ασπασμός της έμή χειρί Παύλου. VER. 16. "Ινα και υμείς υποτάσσησθε τους τοιού

a The salutation of me Paul with

mine own hand. τους, και παντί τη συνεργούνται και κοσιντι. .

a Ye see how large a letter I have a That ye submit yourselves unto such, written unto you with mine own hand, and to every one that helpeth with us, Gal. vi. 11. The salutation by the and laboureth.

hand of me Paul, Col. iv. 18. The - See on Matt. xx. ver. 26. clause 1. salutation of Paul with mine own

hand, 2 Thess. iii. 17. VER. 17. Χαίρω δε επί τη παρουσία Στεφανά και

VER. 22. Φουρτουνάτου και 'Αχαϊκού, ότι το ομών Εί τις ου φιλεί τον Κύριον Ιησούν Χριστόν, , υστέρημα ούτοι ανελήρωσαν

ήτων ανάθεμα, μαράν αθά.

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1 COR. XVI. 22-24.

Α. D. 59. . If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be bAnathema Maran

VER. 24. athu.

Η αγάπη μου μετά πάντων υμών εν

Χριστώ Ιησού. Αμήν. a See on Matt. I. ver. 37. clause 1. See on Matt. xxv. ver.41. clause 2.

My love be with you all in Christ Je

sus. Amen. VER. 93.

Προς Κορινθίους πρώτη εγράφη από Φι“Η χάρις του Κυρίου Ιησού Χριστού μεθ'

λίππων διά Στεφανά, και Φουρτουνάυμών.

του, και 'Αχαϊκού, και Τιμοθέου. * The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ

The first epistle to the Corinthians

was written from Philippi by Ste

phanas, and Fortunatus, and Acha See on Rom. i. ver. 7. clause 7. aicus, and Timotheus.

be with you.

END OF ST. PAUL'S FIRST EPISTLĘ TO THE CORINTHIANS.

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us again unto a lively hope by the reCHAP. I.-VER. 1.

surrection of Jesus Christ from the TAYAOE Åmóctonos 'Ingo Xplctoù dià dead, To an inheritance incorruptible, θελήματος Θεού, και Τιμόθεος ο αδελφός | and undefiled, and that fadeth not τη εκκλησία του Θεού τη ούση έν Κορίνθου, away, reserved in heaven for you, συν τοις αγίοις πάσι τοίς ούσιν εν όλη τη | 1 Ρet. i. 3, 4. 'Αχαΐα:

b See on Matt. vii. ver. 21. clause 4.

c See on Matt. vii. ver. 11. clauses a Paul, an upostle of Jesus Christ by

2. 4. the will of God, and Timothy our bro

See on Rom. xv. ver. 5. clause 2. ther, Cunto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are

VER. 4. in all Achaia:

“ο παρακαλών ημάς επί πάση τη a See on Rom. i. ver. 1. clauses Saites impõr, siç tò dúvao sas nuãs mapa1. 3.

καλεϊν τους εν πάση θλίψει, διά της παb See on 1 Cor. xvi. ver. 10. ρακλήσεως ής παρακαλούμεθα αυτοί υπό • See on 1 Cor. i. ver. 2. clause 1. του Θεού. .

Who comforteth us in all our triVER. 2.

bulation, that we may be able to comΧάρις υμίν και ειρήνη από Θεού πατρός | fort them which are in any trouble by ημών, και Κυρίου Ιησού Χριστού. the comfort, wherewith we ourselves are

a Grace be to you and peace from God comforted of God. our Father, and from the Lord Jesius

VER. 5. Christ.

"Οτι καθώς περισσεύει τα παθήματα a See on Rom. i. ver. 7. clauses TOỮ XPLOTOī sis nãs, oüte dià Xp:TTÜ 4-7.

περισσεύει και η παράκλησις ημών. . VER. 3.

a For as the sufferings of Christ Ευλογητός ο Θεός και πατήρ του Κυρίου

abound in us,

SO vur consolation also ημών Ιησού Χριστού, ο πατήρ των οικτιρ

aboundeth by Christ. μών, και Θεός πάσης παρακλήσεως

a For I think that God hath set a Blessed be God, beven the Father forth us the apostles last, as it were of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father appointed to death: for we are made of mercies, d and the God of all com

a spectacle unto the world, and to

angels, and to men. We are fools * Blessed be the God and Father of for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath Christ; we are weak, but ye are blessed us with all spiritual blessings strong; ye are honourable, but we in heavenly places in Christ, Eph. i. 3. are despised. Even unto this present Blessed be the God and Father of our hour we both hunger and thirst, and Lord Jesus Christ, which according are naked, and are buffeted, and have to his abundant mercy hath begotten no certain dwelling place; and la

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bour working with our own hands : 2 And our hope of you is stedfast, being reviled, we bless ; being per. b knowing, that as ye are partakers of secuted, we suffer it ; Being defamed, the sufferings, so shall ye be also of the we entreat : we are made as the filth consolation. of the earth, and are the off-scouring a Being confident of this very thing, of all things unto this day, 1 Cor. iv. that he which hath begun a good work 9-13. We are troubled on every in you will perform it until the day of side, yet not distressed ; we are per- Jesus Christ: Even as it is meet for plexed, but not in despair; Perse.

me to think this of you all, because I cuted, but not forsaken ; cast down, have you in my heart; inasmuch as but not destroyed; Always bearing both in my bonds, and in the defence about in the body the dying of the and confirmation of the Gospel, ye all Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus are partakers of my grace, Phil. 1.6,7. might be made manifest in our body. b Blessed are ye,

when men shall reFor we, which live are alway de- vile you, and persecute you, and shall livered unto death for Jesus sake, say all manner of evil against you falsethat the life also of Jesus might be ly, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceedmade manifest in our mortal flesh. ing glad : for great is your reward in So then death worketh in us, but life heaven: for so persecuted they the proin you, 2 Cor. iv. 8–12.

phets which were before you, Matt. v. b If there be therefore any consola | i1, 12. And if children, then heirs ; tion in Christ, if any comfort of love, heirs of God, and joint-heirs with if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, bowels and mercies, Phil. ii. 1. Now that we may be also glorified together. our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and For I reckon that the sufferings of this God even our Father, which hath present time are not worthy to be comloved us, and bath given us everlast- pared with the glory which shall be ing consolation and good hope through revealed in us, Rom. viii. 17, 18. grace, Comfort your hearts, and sta

Which is a manifest token of the blish you in every good work, 2 Thess. righteous judgment of God, that ye ii. 16, 17.

may be counted worthy of the kingVER. 6.

dom of God, for which ye also suffer, Είτε δε θλιβόμεθα, υπέρ της υμών πα

2 Thess. i. 5. It is a faithful saying: ρακλήσεως, και σωτηρίας, της ενεργου- | For if we be dead with him, we shall μένης εν υπομονή των αυτών παθημάτων | also live with him : If we suffer, we Jy sal muzīs már Xohley tite naparadoú- shall also reign with him: If we deny meda, ütèp this ipão nagaxantenç kai him, he also will deny us, 2 Tim. ii. corngiasi xal i laris muãý Gebala iwip 11, 12. Blessed is the man that enυμών:

dureth temptation : for when he is * And whether we be afflicted, it is tried, he shall receive the crown of for your consolation and salvation, which life, which the Lord hath promised

to them that love him, Jam. i. 12. is * effectual in the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer : or

VER. 8. whether we be comforted, it is for your Ου γαρ θέλομεν υμάς αγνοείν, αδελφοί, consolation and salvation.

υπέρ της θλίψεως ημών της γενομένης • Or, wrought.

ημίν εν τη Ασία, ότι καθ' υπερβολήν •For all things are for your sakes, εξαρήθημεν υπέρ δύναμιν, ώστε εξαπορηthat the abundantgrace might, through Sovat nuãs, xai Tol Jñv. the thanksgiving of many, redound to

a For we would not, brethren, have the glory of God, 2 Cor. iv. 15. Therefore I endure all things for the elect's you ignorant of our trouble which came

to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus measure, above strength, insomuch that

we despaired even of life: with eternal glory, 2 Tim. ii. 10,

a And the same time there arose no VER. 7.

small stir about that way. For a cer. ειδότες ότι ώσπες κοινωνοί έστε τών | tain man named Demetrius, a silverπαθημάτων, ούτω και της παρακλήσεως. smith, which made silver shrines for

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Diata, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen; Whom he called to

VER. 10. gether with the workmen of like oc “Ως εκ τηλικούτου θανάτου ερρύσατο cupation, and said, Sirs, ye know | ημάς, και ρύεται εις δν ήλπίμαμεν ότι και that by this craft we have our wealth. To gúcetas, Moreover, ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost through; death, and doth deliver : in whom we

a Who delivered us from so great a out all Asia, this Paul hath persuaded trust that he will yet deliver us ; and turned away much people, saying that they be no gods, which are a He shall deliver thee in six troumade with hands : So that not only bles; yea, in seven there shall no evil this our craft is in danger to be set at touch thee. In famine he, shall renought; but also that the temple of deem thee from death ; and in war the great goddess Diana should be from the power of the sword. Thou despised, and her magnificence should shalt be hid from the scourge of the be destroyed, whom all Asia and the tongue; neither shalt thou be afraid world worshippeth. And when they of destruction when it cometh. At heard these sayings, they were full of destruction and famine thou shalt wrath, and cried out, saying, Great is laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid of Diana of the Ephesians! And the the beasts of the earth, Job v. 19– whole city was filled with confu: 22. Many are the afflictions of the sion : and having caught Gaius and righteous but the Lord delivereth Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul's him out of them all. He keepeth all companions in travel, they rushed his bones : not one of them is broken.. with one accord into the theatre. And Evil shall slay the wicked ; and they when Paul would have entered in unto that hate the righteous shall be desothe people, the disciples suffered him late. The Lord redeemeth the soul not. And certain of the chief of Asia, of his servants ; and none of them which were his friends, sent unto him, that trust in him shall be desolate, desiring him that he would not ad- Psal. xxxiv. 19–22. Notwithstandventure himself into the theatre, Acts ing the LORD stood with me, and xix. 23–31. And after the uproar strengthened me; that by me the was ceased, Paul called unto him the preaching might be fully known, and disciples, and embraced them, and de- that all the Gentiles might hear : and parted for to go into Macedonia, I was delivered out of the mouth of xix. 1.

the lion, 2 Tim. iv. 17. VER. 9.

VER. 11. ' 'Αλλά αυτοί εν εαυτοίς το απόκριμα του θανάτου έσχήκαμεν, ίνα μή πεποι

Συνυπουργούντων και υμών υπέρ ημών θέτες ώμεν εφ' εαυτούς, αλλ' επί τω Θεώ τη δεήσει, ένα εκ πολλών προσώπων το είς

ημάς χάρισμα διά πολλών ευχαριστηθη τα εγείρονται τους νεκρούς, ,

υπέρ ημών» But we had the * sentence of death

* Ye also helping together by prayer in ourselves, that we should not trust for us, bthat for the gift bestowed in ourselves, a but in God which raiseth

upon us by the means of many persons the dead :

thanks may be given by many on our • Or, answer.

behalf. * (As it is written, I have made a See on Rom. xv. ver. 30. thee a father of many nations,) before • For all things are for your sakes, him whom he believed, even God, that the abundant grace might, through who quickeneth the dead, and calleth the thanksgiving of many, redound to those things which be not as though the glory of God, 2 Cor. iv, 15. Bethey were, Rom. iv. 17. Accounting ing enriched in every thing to all that God was able to raise him up, bountifulness, which causeth through even from the dead; from whence us thanksgiving to God. For the ad. also he received him in a figure, Heb. ministration of this service not only xi. 19. See also on John v. ver. 21. supplieth the want of the saints, but clause 1.

is abundant also by many thanksgiv

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