And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah. Are they the seed of Abraham? Are they the seed of Abraham? Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works. Paul then talked of his credentials. Love Wow Apostle Paul labored more then anybody in the Lord. A grave presbyter was appointed to receive and examine voluntary penitents as the Penitentiary of a diocese, and to suspend or reconcile them with due solemnities--circa a. Are they the seed of Abraham? English Standard Version in toil and hardship, through many a sleepless night, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure. The cunning of Satan, and the deceitfulness of our own hearts, are such that when a grosser temptation will not prevail with conscience in some measure enlightened, then they transform themselves into angels of light, and deal more subtilely with us.
Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Expecting Dishonest Preachers Paul warned the Corinthians to be on guard for these false preachers, telling them not to listen to idle boasting from them as to their authority to preach in the name of the church. As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia. . I have kept myself from being a burden to you in any way, and will continue to do so.
I speak as a fool I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft. Are they the seed of Abraham? For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him. For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise. Lexham English Bible with toil and hardship, often in sleepless nights, with hunger and thirst, often going hungry, in cold and poorly clothed. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:. The apostle would not give room for any to accuse him of worldly designs in preaching the gospel, that others who opposed him at Corinth, might not in this respect gain advantage against him.
World English Bible in labor and travail, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, and in cold and nakedness. There resulteth then from all these this sentence, that a lie which doth not violate the doctrine of piety, nor piety itself, nor innocence, nor benevolence, may on behalf of pudicity of body be admitted. He licks the sugar but throws away the bitter pill of repentance. Augustine— On Lying In our examination of the nature and meaning of the Lord's Supper, we have found that it is indeed a most important and holy Sacrament. I speak as a fool I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft.
Includes tens of thousands of topical, encyclopedic, dictionary, and commentary entries all linked to verses, fully searchable by topic or verse reference. Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one. I have gone hungry and thirsty and often had nothing to eat. Contextual Overview 22Are they Hebrews? It astonishes us to reflect on this account of his dangers, hardships, and sufferings, and to observe his patience, perseverance, diligence, cheerfulness, and usefulness, in the midst of all these trials. Because I do not love you? I have been out in the cold. International Standard Version in toil and hardship, through many a sleepless night, through hunger and thirst, through many periods of fasting, through coldness and nakedness. I have kept myself from being a burden to you in any way, and will continue to do so.
Whatever anyone else dares to boast about—I am speaking as a fool—I also dare to boast about. I am out of my mind to talk like this. Such as have lapsed, cap. I robbed other churches, taking wages of them, to do you service. Seeing that many glory after the flesh, I will glory also. Paul was, to bear such rigours, and to wander about like a vagabond, hungry and almost naked, yet coming into the presence of persons of high life, and speaking in large and various assemblies on matters of the utmost importance! Who is led into sin, and I do not inwardly burn? Howbeit whereinsoever any is bold, I speak foolishly, I am bold also.
And as there are temptations to evil conduct, so there is equal danger on the other side. Often I have shivered with cold, without enough clothing to keep me warm. James Murdock Translation of the Peshitta In toil and weariness, in much watching, in hunger and thirst, in much fasting, in cold and nakedness: Wesley's New Testament 1755 In labour and toil, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness. When I have petty challenges in my world that has a high standard of living what am I showing others? Howbeit whereinsoever any is bold, I speak foolishly, I am bold also. New Life Version I have worked hard and have been tired and have had pain.
In hunger and thirst - From traveling among strangers, and being dependent on them and on his own personal labors; see the note, 1 Corinthians 4:11. To the honourable young man Fulk, Brother Bernard, a sinner, wishes such joy in youth as in old age he will not regret. If Thomas Watson— The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12 To a Youth Named Fulk, Who Afterwards Was Archdeacon of Langres He gravely warns Fulk, a Canon Regular, whom an uncle had by persuasions and promises drawn back to the world, to obey God and be faithful to Him rather than to his uncle. Our utmost diligence and services appear unworthy of notice when compared with his, and our difficulties and trials scarcely can be perceived. I have gone without food and clothes. And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters. Holman Christian Standard labor and hardship, many sleepless nights, hunger and thirst, often without food, cold, and lacking clothing.
I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. He told them that he could say the same things about himself — that they are Hebrews, Israelites, and descendants of Abraham and servants of Christ. Seeing that many glory after the flesh, I will glory also. I speak as a fool I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft. I have been cold from not having enough clothes to keep me warm. I speak as a fool I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft. For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.
I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge; but we have been throughly made manifest among you in all things. Tookey, at his Printing House in St. The Webster Bible In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness. Our grit to show the Gospel and its meaning in our lives is what the world needs.