John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 2:1 - 2:1

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 2:1 - 2:1


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1Co 2:1. Κᾀγω, and I) The apostle shows, that he was a suitable instrument in carrying out the counsel and election of God.-οὐ) This word is not construed with ἦλθον, but with the words that follow.-λόγου ἢ σοφίας, of speech or of wisdom) Speech follows wisdom, a sublime discourse [follows] a sublime subject.-καταγγέλλων ὑμῖν τὸ μαρτύριον, declaring [announcing] unto you the testimony) Holy men do not so much testify, as declare the testimony, which God gives.-τὸ μαρτύριον τοῦ Θεοῦ, the testimony of God) in itself most wise and powerful. The correlative is, faith, 1Co 2:5.