1 Corinthians 4:1
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English Standard Version
This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

King James Bible
Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

American Standard Version
Let a man so account of us, as of ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
LET a man so account of us as of the ministers of Christ, and the dispensers of the mysteries of God.

English Revised Version
Let a man so account of us, as of ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Weymouth New Testament
As for us Apostles, let any one take this view of us--we are Christ's officers, and stewards of God's secret truths.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Ministers (ὑπηρέτας)

See on officer, Matthew 5:25. Only here in Paul's epistles.

Stewards

See on Luke 16:1.

1 Corinthians 4:1 Parallel Commentaries

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account.

1 Corinthians 4:13 Being defamed, we entreat: we are made as the filth of the world, and are the offscouring of all things to this day.

2 Corinthians 12:6 For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear...

the ministers.

1 Corinthians 3:5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom you believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?

1 Corinthians 9:16-18 For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid on me; yes, woe is to me, if I preach not the gospel!...

Matthew 24:45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?

2 Corinthians 4:5 For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 6:4 But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

2 Corinthians 11:23 Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure...

Colossians 1:25 Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God;

1 Timothy 3:6 Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

and stewards.

Luke 12:42 And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household...

Luke 16:1-3 And he said also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward...

Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker...

1 Peter 4:10 As every man has received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

mysteries.

1 Corinthians 2:7 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world to our glory:

Matthew 13:11 He answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

Mark 4:11 And he said to them, To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without...

Luke 8:10 And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see...

Romans 16:25 Now to him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ...

Ephesians 1:9 Having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself:

Ephesians 3:3-9 How that by revelation he made known to me the mystery; (as I wrote before in few words...

Ephesians 6:19 And for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,

Colossians 1:26,27 Even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints...

Colossians 2:2 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and to all riches of the full assurance of understanding...

Colossians 4:3 With praying also for us, that God would open to us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:

1 Timothy 3:9,16 Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience...

Cross References
Luke 1:2
just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us,

Romans 11:25
Lest you be wise in your own sight, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery, brothers: a partial hardening has come upon Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in.

Romans 16:25
Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages

1 Corinthians 4:2
Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.

1 Corinthians 9:17
For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward, but if not of my own will, I am still entrusted with a stewardship.

Titus 1:7
For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,

1 Peter 4:10
As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:

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