John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 10:6 - 10:6

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 10:6 - 10:6


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1Co 10:6. Ταῦτα, these) benefits, which the people received, and the sins which they at the same time committed.-τύποι, examples) by which we may be instructed, from which we may learn, what punishments, we must expect, if, receiving such benefits, we should sin in a similar manner.-εἰς τὸ μὴ, that not) The benefits are put down in the order, in which they are arranged by Moses, in the different chapters of Exodus; the offences, with their punishments, in a different order. The fundamental principle, from which the offences proceed, is concupiscence: afterwards, the mention of idolatry most of all serves his purpose, 1Co 10:7; 1Co 10:4 : fornication was usually joined with idolatry, 1Co 10:8 : temptation with murmuring; see the following verses. Those offences are chiefly mentioned, which relate to the admonition of the Corinthians.-ἐπιθύμητας) The LXX. have this verbal noun.-κακῶν, after evil things) Rom 14:20.-ἐπεθύμησαν, lusted) Num 11:4.