1 Corinthians 9:8
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English Standard Version
Do I say these things on human authority? Does not the Law say the same?

King James Bible
Say I these things as a man? or saith not the law the same also?

American Standard Version
Do I speak these things after the manner of men? or saith not the law also the same?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Speak I these things according to man? Or doth not the law also say these things?

English Revised Version
Do I speak these things after the manner of men? or saith not the law also the same?

Webster's Bible Translation
Do I say these things as a man? or saith not the law the same also?

Weymouth New Testament
Am I making use of merely worldly illustrations? Does not the Law speak in the same tone?

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Vincent's Word Studies

As a man (κατὰ ἄνθρωπον)

Rev., after the manner of men. See on Romans 3:5. The formula occurs six times in Paul's epistles. The question introduces another kind of evidence - that from Scripture. I will not confine myself to illustrations from human affairs. I will appeal to Scripture.

1 Corinthians 9:8 Parallel Commentaries

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as.

1 Corinthians 7:40 But she is happier if she so abide, after my judgment: and I think also that I have the Spirit of God.

Romans 6:19 I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh...

1 Thessalonians 2:13 For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us...

1 Thessalonians 4:8 He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given to us his holy Spirit.

or.

1 Corinthians 14:34 Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted to them to speak...

Isaiah 8:20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Romans 3:31 Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yes, we establish the law.

Cross References
Romans 3:5
But if our unrighteousness serves to show the righteousness of God, what shall we say? That God is unrighteous to inflict wrath on us? (I speak in a human way.)

Galatians 1:11
For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is not man's gospel.

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