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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - 1 Peter 4:10

    CHAPTERS: 1 Peter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5     

    VERSES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19




    King James Bible - 1 Peter 4:10

    As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

    World English Bible

    As each has received a
    gift, employ it in serving one another, as good managers of the grace of God in its various forms.

    Douay-Rheims - 1 Peter 4:10

    As every man hath received grace, ministering the same one to another: as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    As every man hath received the
    gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

    Greek Textus Receptus

    1538 καθως 2531 ελαβεν 2983 5627 χαρισμα 5486 εις 1519 εαυτους 1438 αυτο 846 διακονουντες 1247 5723 ως 5613 καλοι 2570 οικονομοι 3623 ποικιλης 4164 χαριτος 5485 θεου 2316

    Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge

    VERSE (10) -
    Mt 25:14,15 Lu 19:13 Ro 12:6-8 1Co 4:7; 12:4-11

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 4:10

    Cada uno segn el don que ha recibido, adminístrelo a los otros, como buenos dispensadores de las diferentes gracias de Dios.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - 1 Peter 4:10

    Verse 10. Hath received the
    gift] carisma? A gift; any blessing of providence or grace. I cannot think that the word means here the Holy Ghost, or any of his supernatural gifts or influences; it may include those, but it signifies any thing given by the mere mercy and bounty of God: but perhaps in this place it may signify some or any office in the Church; and this sense, indeed, the connection seems to require.

    Stewards of the manifold grace] Whatever gifts or endowments any man may possess, they are properly speaking, not his own; they are the Lord's property, and to be employed in his work, and to promote his glory.

    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 10. As every man hath received the gift , etc.] That is, from God, as the Syriac and Ethiopic versions add. This is a general rule laid down by the apostle, according to which, distribution of every kind, whether in things temporal or spiritual, is to be made, even according to the nature, quality, and quantity of the gift received: the greatest gift God bestows on men, next to himself, Son, and Spirit, and received by them in this life, is special grace; which God gives of his sovereign will and pleasure, liberally, abundantly, without the deserts of men, or conditions to be performed by them; of this kind are faith, repentance, hope, and love: the next to this is the ministerial gift, or what qualifies men for the work of the ministry; which is not anything in nature, or what is acquired by art and industry, but is a gift of grace, which is bestowed on some in a higher, on others in a lower degree: and besides these, there are the gifts of nature and providence, as human wisdom, and the knowledge of things natural and civil, riches and wealth, and the various good things of life; for there is nothing a man has in nature and in grace but what is a gift to him, and what he has received: and according to the measure of the gift received, be it what it will, the exhortation is, even so minister the same one to another ; or to, and among yourselves; to your neighbours or companions, as the Syriac, version renders it; if the gift be special grace though that itself cannot be imparted from one to another, yet the knowledge of it may; and it becomes such who have an experience of the grace of God upon their hearts to make it known, both to particular friends in private conversation, and to the church of God in public, for the use and edification of others, and the glory of God's grace: if the gift be a ministerial one, whether it be greater or less, for it is not in all alike, it is not to be wrapped up in a napkin, and hid in the earth, or to lie neglected, but to be stirred up, and used for the benefit of the souls of men: and if it is a temporal one, the good things of this life, according to the measure of them, that a man has, he is to minister to the supply of the poor; and as God has prospered him, he is to distribute to the necessities of others; as men freely receive, be it what it will, they should freely minister it, according to the nature and measure of it: as good stewards of the manifold grace of God ; for they are but stewards of whatsoever gifts they have; and therefore, if they would approve themselves good stewards, they should minister the same in proportion to their reception of them. Manifold and various are the graces of the Spirit of God, and the rich experiences communicated to men, which are not only for themselves, but for the good of others also: gifts for public usefulness are different one from another; one man has one gift, and another has another; or the same gift is not alike in all, in some greater, and in others less; and all are but stewards: they are accountable for them, and the use of them, to their great Lord and master: and various are the doctrines of the grace of God; of the grace of the Father in election, in the everlasting covenant, in the mission of his Son, in the free justification of sinners by his righteousness, in the free and full pardon of all their sins, in the adoption of any into his family, and in the gift of eternal life; and of the Son of God, in engaging as the surety of his people from everlasting, in assuming their nature in time, in obeying, suffering, and dying in their room and stead; and of the Spirit of God in regeneration and sanctification; and of all these mysteries of grace the ministers of the Gospel are stewards; and it is required of them that they be faithful. Temporal good things are given to men, not for their own use only, but for others; and they are but stewards of them; the original proprietor is God, and to him they must give an account of their stewardship, and how they have used and disposed of the manifold gifts which God of his goodness has put into their hands; so that this last clause contains a reason or argument enforcing the above rule.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 7-11 - The
    destruction of the Jewish church and nation, foretold by ou Saviour, was very near. And the speedy approach of death and judgmen concerns all, to which these words naturally lead our minds. Ou approaching end, is a powerful argument to make us sober in all worldl matters, and earnest in religion. There are so many things amiss it all, that unless love covers, excuses, and forgives in others, the mistakes and faults for which every one needs the forbearance of others, Satan will prevail to stir up divisions and discords. But we are not to suppose that charity will cover or make amends for the sin of those who exercise it, so as to induce God to forgive them. The nature of a Christian's work, which is high work and hard work, the goodness of the Master, and the excellence of the reward, all requir that our endeavours should be serious and earnest. And in all the duties and services of life, we should aim at the glory of God as ou chief end. He is a miserable, unsettled wretch, who cleaves to himself and forgets God; is only perplexed about his credit, and gain, and bas ends, which are often broken, and which, when he attains, both he an they must shortly perish together. But he who has given up himself an his all to God, may say confidently that the Lord is his portion; an nothing but glory through Christ Jesus, is solid and lasting; tha abideth for ever.

    Greek Textus Receptus

    1487 COND τις 5100 X-NSM λαλει 2980 5719 V-PAI-3S ως 5613 ADV λογια 3051 N-APN θεου 2316 N-GSM ει 1487 COND τις 5100 X-NSM διακονει 1247 5719 V-PAI-3S ως 5613 ADV εξ 1537 PREP ισχυος 2479 N-GSF ης 3739 R-GSF χορηγει 5524 5719 V-PAI-3S ο 3588 T-NSM θεος 2316 N-NSM ινα 2443 CONJ εν 1722 PREP πασιν 3956 A-DPN δοξαζηται 1392 5747 V-PPS-3S ο 3588 T-NSM θεος 2316 N-NSM δια 1223 PREP ιησου 2424 N-GSM χριστου 5547 N-GSM ω 3739 R-DSM εστιν 2076 5748 V-PXI-3S η 3588 T-NSF δοξα 1391 N-NSF και 2532 CONJ το 3588 T-NSN κρατος 2904 N-NSN εις 1519 PREP τους 3588 T-APM αιωνας 165 N-APM των 3588 T-GPM αιωνων 165 N-GPM αμην 281 HEB

    Vincent's NT Word Studies

    10. A
    gift (carisma). Originally, something freely given: a gift of grace (cariv). Used in New Testament (a) of a blessing of God graciously bestowed, as upon sinners (Rom. v. 15, 16; xi. 29); (b) of a gracious divine endowment: an extraordinary gift of the Holy Spirit dwelling and working in a special manner in the individual (1 Timothy iv. 14; 2 Tim. i. 6; Rom. xii. 6, 8). So here.

    Manifold. See on ch. i. 6.

    CHAPTERS: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    VERSES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19


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