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Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament

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1 Corinthians 1:25

The foolishness of God (to mwron tou teou).
Abstract neuter singular with the article, the foolish act of God (the Cross as regarded by the world).

Wiser than men (sopwteron twn antrwpwn).
Condensed comparison, wiser than the wisdom of men. Common Greek idiom (Matthew 5:20; John 5:36) and quite forcible, brushes all men aside.

The weakness of God (to astenev tou teou).
Same idiom here,

the weak act of God}, as men think, {is stronger (isxuroteron).
The Cross seemed God's defeat. It is conquering the world and is the mightiest force on earth.


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The Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament. Copyright © Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman Press (Southern Baptist Sunday School Board)

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Robertson, A.T. "Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:25". "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". <>. Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960.


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