John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 15:38 - 15:38

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 15:38 - 15:38

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1Co 15:38. Ὁ δὲ Θεὸς, but God) Not thou, O man; not the grain itself.-αὐτῷ, to it) to the grain.-ἠθέλησε, He hath willed) The preterite in respect of creation, Gen 1:11 : or at least because willing is before giving,-ἑκάστῳ, to every one) not only to the seed of fruits, but also to that of animals. A gradation to the following verse.-ἴδιον, its own) suitable to the species, peculiar to the individual, produced from the substance of the seed. This peculiarity is further explained in the following verse.