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6 And these things, brethren, "I have in a figure transferred to myselfs and to Apollos for your sakes;

ye might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of

you be k puffed up for one against another. 7 For who maketh Thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive ? now if thou didst "receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it? 8 Now ye are full, now ye are

rich, ye have reigned as kings without us: and I would to God ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.

9 For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last," as it were appointed to death : for we are made a spectacle 8 unto the world, and to angels, and to men.

10 We are Pfools for Christ's sake, but ye are s figuratively applied unto myself. Bi. Gr. distinguisheth thee. Rh. us the last apostles. A.V. 8 Gr. theatre. A. V. seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad. See on Rom. ii. 29.

b1 Cor. i. 12. See on 1 Cor. iii. 4.
i See on Rom. xii. 3.
* 1 Cor. iii. 21. do. v. 2, 6.

Pro. ii. 6: The Lord giveth wisdom; out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding. JOHN, iii. 27: A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven. Rom. xii. 6: Having then gifts differing according to the grace given unto us. JAMES, i. 17: Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights. 1 Pet. iv. 10: As every man hath received the gift, even so minister.

m See on Rev. iji. 17.
n See on Rom, viii. 36.

Heb. x. 33 : Ye were made a gazingstock both by reproaches and afflictions.

p I Cor. i. 18 : For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness ; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

do. ii. 14 : But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God : for they are foolishness unto him ; neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. do. iii. 18. See on Acts, xxvi. 24.

wise in Christ; we are 9 weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised.

11 Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are snaked, and are ! buffeted, and have no certain dwellingplace ;

12 And labour, "working with our own hands : being reviled, we bless ; being persecuted, we suffer it:

13 Being defamed, we intreat: we are made as the filth of the earth, and are the Woffscouring of all things unto this day.

9 refuse. Rh,

save one.

12 Cor. xiii. 9. See on 1 Cor. ii. 3.

Acts, xx. 7, 11: Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight. When he—had broken bread, and eaten, and talked a long while, even till break of day, so he departed. 2 Cor. iv. 8: We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed ; we are perplexed, but not in despair. do. xi. 23—27 : Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft. Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes

Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep; in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren ; in weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness. Phi. iv. 12 : I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound : every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

s Job, xxii. 6: Thou hast-stripped the naked of their clothing. Rom. viii. 35 : Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

* Acts, xxiii. 2. See on JOHN, xviii. 22.

ul Tim. iy. 10: For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe. See on Acts, xviii. 3.

v See on MAT. v. 44.

w LAm. iii. 45 : Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the people.

14 I write not these things to shame you,

but Yas my beloved sons I warn you.

15 For though ye have ten thousand instructors Y in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers : for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the Gospel. 16 Wherefore I beseech



z followers of me.

17 For this cause have I sent unto you Timotheus, who is my beloved son, and faithful in the Lord, who shall bring you into remembrance of my ways which be in Christ, as I dteach every where e in every church.

18 'Now some are puffed up, as though I would not come to you..

19 But I will s come to you shortly, bif the

* 1 Thes. ii. il : You know how we exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you as a father doth his children.

y Acts, xviii. 11 : He continued there [at Corinth] a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them. Rom. xv. 20:Yea, so have I strived to preach the Gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation. 1 Cor. iii. 6: i have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. Gal. iv. 19: My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you. Phile. 10: I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds. James, i. 18 : Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth.

z See on 1 Cor. xi. 1. a Acts, xix. 22: Phi. ii. 19. See on Acts xvi. ). b 1 Tim. i. 2: Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith. 2 Tim. i. 2: To Timothy, my dearly beloved son.. Tit. i. 4: To Titus, mine own son after the common faith.

c1 Corxi. 2: Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things.

d 1 Cor. vii. 17: As God hath distributed to every man, as the Lord hath called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.

el Cor. xiv. 33. See on 1 Cor. vii. 17. f 1 Cor. v. 2.

& Acts, xix. 21 : Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem. 1 Cor. xvi. 5 : Now I will come unto you when I shall pass

Lord will, and will know, not the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power.

20 For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in 'power.

21 What will ye ? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness ?

CHAP. V. 1 The incestuous person 6 is cause rather of shame unto them than of

rejoicing : 7 the old leaven is to be purged out : 10 heinous offenders are to be shunned and avoided.

IT is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.

through Macedonia. 2 Cor. i. 15, 16, 23: And in this confidence I was minded to come unto you before, that ye might have a second benefit; and to pass by you into Macedonia, and to come again out of Macedonia unto you, and of you to be brought on my way toward Judæa. Moreover I call God for a record upon my soul, that to spare you I came not as yet unto Corinth.

h See on Acts, xviii. 21.

i GAL. ii. 6: But of those who seemed to be somewhat, whatsoever they were, it maketh no matter to me : God accepteth no man's person : for they who seemed to be somewhat in conference added nothing to me.

* Rom. xiv. 17 : For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

See on 1 Cor. ii. 4.
m 2 Cor. x. 2: do. xiii. 10. See on 2 Cor. i. 23.

CHAP. V. Eph. v. 3: But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints.

b Lev. xviii. 8: The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover : it is thy father's nakedness. DEUT. xxii. 30: A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt. do. xxvii. 20 : Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife ; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

€ 2 Cor. vii. 12: Though I wrote unto you, I did it not for his cause that had done the wrong, nor for his cause that suffered wrong, but that our care for you in the sight of God might appear.


2 And ye are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he that hath done this deed might be taken away from among you.

3 For I verily, as 6 absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so done this deed,

4 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when ye are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ,

5 To deliver such an one unto i Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

6 Your *glorying is not good.

Know ye

I determined. A. V.

d1 Cor. iv. 18.

e 2 Cor. vii. 7, 10: And not by his coming only, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced the more. For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

f Lev. xx. 11: The man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness : both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

6 Col. ii. 5. See on 1 Thes. ii. 17.

h 2 Cor. xiii. 3, 10: Since ye seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, which to you-ward is not weak, but is mighty in you. Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord hath given me to edification, and not to destruction. See on Mat. xviii. 18.

Job, ii. 6: The LORD said unto Satan, Behold, he is in thine hand; but save his life. Ps. cix. 6: Set thou a wicked man over him : and let Satan stand at his right hand. Acts, xxvi. 18 : To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness unto light, and from the power of Satan unto God. 1 Cor. xi. 32 : But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world. 1 Tim. i. 20 : Whom [Hymenæus and Alexander] I have delivered unto Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme.

k Ver. 2. 1 Cor. iii. 21 : Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are your's. do. iv. 19. James, iv. 16: Now ye rejoice in your boastings : all such rejoicing is evil.

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