John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 16:7 - 16:7

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 16:7 - 16:7

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1Co 16:7. Ἄρτι, now) after so long delay heretofore.-ἐὰν ὁ Κύριος ἐπιτρέπῃ,[157] if the Lord permit) a pious qualification. The destinations of the saints have some degree of liberty, which the divine goodness in various ways both precedes and follows.

[157] The Germ. Ver., after the margin of 2d Ed. has the reading ἐπιτρέψῃ. The Gnomon in this passage follows the former decision.-E. B.

Ἐπιτρέψῃ is the reading of ABCfg Vulg. Ἐπιτρέπῃ is that of D (Λ) G; so Rec. Text.