John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 1:10 - 1:10

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 1:10 - 1:10

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1Co 1:10.[3] Δὲ, Now) The connection of the introduction and discussion: You have [already sure] the end and your hope, maintain also love. Brethren, is a title or address suitable to the discussion, on which he is now entering.-διὰ) by. This is equivalent to an adjuration.-τοῦ Κυρίου, of the Lord) Paul wishes that Christ alone should be all things to the Corinthians; and it is on this account, that he so often names Him in this chapter.-τὸ αὐτὸ λέγητε, ye may speak the same thing) In speaking they differed from one another; 1Co 1:12.-σχίσματα, divisions) antithetic to κατηρτισμένοι, joined together: comp. Mat 4:21. Schism, a ‘division’ of minds [sentiments]: Joh 7:43; Joh 9:16.-νοΐ, in the mind) within, as to things to be believed.-γνώμῃ, judgment) displayed, in things to be done. This corresponds to the words above, that ye [all] speak [the same thing].

[3] Παρακαλῶ, I exhort) Though they required reproof, he employs a word, that takes the form of exhortation.-V. g.