John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 4:19 - 4:19

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John Bengel Commentary - 1 Corinthians 4:19 - 4:19

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1Co 4:19. Ἐλεύσομαι, I will come) Paul writes to the churches everywhere about his coming to them, and thus keeps them in the discharge of their duty.-ἐὰν ὁ Κύριος θελήσῃ, if the Lord will) He wisely adds this condition. Afterwards some things occurred to prevent his immediately going to them.-γνώσομαι, will take cognizance) A word used in courts of law. Here, and at 1Co 4:21, the man, who was such an outcast abroad in the world, shows his paternal authority, see 1Co 4:9-10.-οὐ τὸν λόγον, not the speech) big, but empty.