John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 10:29 - 10:29

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 10:29 - 10:29


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1Co 10:29. Τὴν ἑαυτοῦ, thy own) comp. the preceding verse; or rather, because he is there speaking in the plural, my own; comp. this with what immediately follows.-ἑτέρου, of another) of whom, 1Co 10:28.-ἡ ἐλευθερία μου, my liberty) i.e. [Why am] I, along with the liberty of my conscience [judged]; so immediately after, by the conscience of another, i.e. by another along with his conscience which is encumbered with scruples.-κρίνεται, is judged) i.e., his weak conscience cannot deprive my conscience of its liberty.-ἄλλης, another) This word has greater force, than if it had been said, of another [judged by ANOTHER conscience; not as Engl. V. another man’s conscience].