John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 3:9 - 3:9

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 3:9 - 3:9


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1Co 3:9. Θεοῦ, of God) This word is solemnly repeated immediately after,[26] and is emphatically put at the beginning thrice; as in 1Co 3:10, grace; and in 1Co 3:11, foundation.-συνεργοὶ, labourers together with) We are God’s labourers, and in turn labourers together with Him.-γεώργιον, husbandry) This constitutes the sum of what goes before; γεώργιον, a word of wide and comprehensive meaning, comprising the field, the garden, and the vineyard.-ΟἸΚΟΔΟΜῊ, building) This constitutes the sum of what follows.

[26] By the figure anaphora, i.e., the frequent repetition of words in the beginnings of Sections, or in adorning and amplifying weighty arguments.-Append.-T.