Vincent's Word Studies. The word tamely rendered "keep in subjection" means literally, I smite under the eyes. The word "cast away" conveys a wrong impression. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. By implication, worthless. Luke 9:25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away? Parallel Verses. It was not by absurd and harmful self torture, but by noble labour and self denial for the good of others. How St. Paul "bruised his body" may be seen in 2 Corinthians 6:4, 5; Colossians 3:5; Romans 8:13. Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular. Bring it into subjection.--Better, and make it a slave. 1 Corinthians 9:27 Parallel. Otherwise, I fear that after preaching to others I myself might be disqualified. King James Version (KJV), 1 Corinthians 9:27 in all English translations, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition, KJV, Reference Bible, Personal Size Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Journal the Word Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition: Reflect, Journal, or Create Art Next to Your Favorite Verses, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, The King James Study Bible, Red Letter, Full-Color Edition: Holy Bible, King James Version. Rev., I buffet. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. The only other place in the New Testament where the word occurs is Luke 18:5, where it seems (on the lips of the unjust judge) to have a sort of slang sense. Paul was speaking about the Isthmian Games, which were well-known by the Corinthians. It is the same image kept up still of this race, and of the herald who announced the name of the victor, and the fact that he had fulfilled the necessary conditions. That Paul should see the necessity for such serious and unceasing effort shows how little he believed in the possibility of saintly "works of supererogation, over and above what is commanded." When I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway. The pugilistic metaphor is kept up, and the picturesque force of the words would convey a vivid impression to Corinthians familiar with the contests of the Pancratum, in which boxing with the heavy lead-bound caestus played a prominent part. The image is carried on, and the Apostle says that he has a further motive to live a life of self-denial--viz., that he having acted as a herald, proclaiming the conditions of the contest and the requisite preliminaries for it, should not be found to have himself fulfilled them. A primary pronoun of the first person I. Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular. The word means to strike under the eye; to give one a black eye. The true position of our natural appetites is that they should be entirely our servants, and not our masters; that we "should not follow or be led by them," but that they should follow and be led by us. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. All rights reserved worldwide. Psalm 50:16 But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth? "When the cedar of Lebanon trembles, what shall the reed by the brookside do?" But, except, however. 1 Corinthians 9:27 German Bible Alphabetical: after and be beat body but discipline disqualified for have I it make my myself No not others preached prize slave so that the to will NT Letters: 1 Corinthians 9:27 But I beat my body and bring (1 Cor. The metaphor is not strictly adhered to, for the herald did not personally contend. 1C iC 1Cor i cor icor) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons. Hence, naturally, he speaks of the two characters, which in the actual illustration would be distinct, as united in one when applied spiritually to himself. No candidate could compete without a preliminary scrutiny, and to be "rejected" was regarded as a deadly insult The word "rejected," "reprobate" - here rendered "a castaway" - is a metaphor derived from the testing of metals, and the casting aside of those which are spurious. Of uncertain affinity; to herald, especially divine truth. 1 Corinthians 9:27 New Living Translation (NLT) 27 I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should. 27 No, I strike a blow to my body(A) and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.(B). A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. contrariwise. We must remember that the language all throughout this passage is figurative, and the statement here refers, not to the infliction of actual pain on the body, but to the subduing of the appetites and passions which are located in it. 27 But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. Jeremiah 6:30 Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the LORD hath rejected them. 27 But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway. I, the first-person pronoun.