(873) We must understand the word Author, or some term of that kind. The word church (ekklesia) is discussed in the commentary on, 18. The Greek word for confusion often signifies the political tumults of cities, and here indicates that there had been very decided disorders in Corinthian assemblies. For if we are called to contend against wicked doctrines, even though heaven and earth should come together, we must, nevertheless, persevere in the contest. The Woman Left Back Series Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Jan 6, 2020 | 749 views. The Vulgate Latin reads, "as I teach in all", &c. and so read some copies, and may refer to all that is said before; and the sense be, that all the rules he had prescribed concerning speaking with tongues, and prophesying, were not new ones, but such as he had directed to be observed in all churches he was concerned with, and which consisted of holy and good men; or God is the author, not of confusion, but of peace in all the churches; he orders and disposes peace among them, and they attend to it: peace and order, and not confusion and tumult, prevail in all churches that deserve to be called churches of the saints, and therefore were in this to be imitated by the church at Corinth. As the next verse shows, religious division is usually based on the fact that people are not willing to truly accept and follow the Scriptures. And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity." Jesus' church is not the only one that exists in the world; there are thousands of counterfeit assemblies (churches). As in all churches of the saints.—It is best to make these words read as the commencement of the next subject, thus:—As in all the churches of the saints, let the women keep silence in the churches. [2175] J. C. K. von Hofmann’s Die heilige Schrift N.T. Because God. James Rosscup writes that "This was the great work in the life of the versatile Dean of Canterbury. and by Westcott and Hort, though the latter regard the words and the spirits - of peace as parenthetical. All under his influence can and ought to avoid it. to the Corinthians.2. The Greek word for confusion often signifies the political tumults of cities, and here indicates that there had been very decided disorders in Corinthian assemblies. Many connect these words with let the women, etc. But he does not exclude intuition and emotion; cf. 1 Corinthians 14:33King James Version (KJV) 33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. To suppose that God inspires His prophets to speak two or three at a time, to make a tumult in the Church and refuse control, would be to suppose Him the author of confusion, of chaos instead of cosmos.— (see parls.) Some of these "alternatives" involve worship, the way to be saved, church organization and even the work of the church. Useful Bible Studies > 1 Corinthians Commentary > chapter 14. He definitely wants women involved in the public gatherings of the body of Christ. Since Jesus established only "one church," the thousands of denominations that now exist were started by others (individuals as well as groups of people). [2173] Meyer’s Critical and Exegetical Commentary (Eng. He has rather been giving them the example of the worldwide church and the instruction of the God of peace. Such chattering in church is shameful because it breaks down the atmosphere and indicates insufficient reverence. Так бывает во всех церкваÑ. Verses 14-33 spell out Paul’s bottom line in the matter of idol-meats. 1 Corinthians Commentary. Although Catholicism uses this word to describe the deceased (some are considered for sainthood if they meet certain criteria), the Bible repeatedly portrays saints as living Christians. In 1 Corinthians 10:17 Paul said the Lord's Supper (observing it every Sunday) is one of the things that unifies true Christians.