John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 3:5 - 3:5

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 3:5 - 3:5

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1Co 3:5. Τίς; who?) He returns to what he began with.-διάκονοι, ministers) a lowly expression and on that account appropriate here.-διʼ ὧν, by whom), not in whom. Pelagius correctly observes on this passage, If we, whom He himself has constituted ministers, are nothing, how much more those, who glory in carnal things?-ἑκάστῳ, to every man) i.e. every man as well as they.-ὁ Κύριος, the Lord) The correlative is, διάκονοι, ministers.-ἔδωκεν, has given) in various ways and degrees; see the following verse.