John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 12:23 - 12:23

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 12:23 - 12:23


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1Co 12:23. Ἀτιμότερα, [less noble] less honourable) as the feet. The comparative is used to soften the expression; positively dishonourable [ignoble] was too severe. But he so calls those parts which are covered with garments.-ἀσχήμονα, uncomely) which stand in need of clothing.-τιμὴν-περιτίθεμεν) So the LXX., Est 1:20, περιθήσουσι τιμήν; likewise Pro 12:9.-ἔχει, have) from the attention which they receive from the other members.