For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.
For we preach not our ſelues, but Chriſt Ieſus the Lord, and our ſelues your ſeruants for Ieſus ſake.
οὐ γὰρ ἑαυτοὺς κηρύσσομεν, ἀλλὰ Χριστὸν Ἰησοῦν Κύριον· ἑαυτοὺς δὲ δούλους ὑμῶν διὰ Ἰησοῦν.
οὐ γὰρ ἑαυτοὺς κηρύσσομεν, ἀλλὰ Χριστὸν Ἰησοῦν Κύριον, ἑαυτοὺς δὲ δούλους ὑμῶν διὰ Ἰησοῦν·
ἀλλά , conjunction, alla — otherwise, on the other hand, but (value 62)
G235, ἀλλά allá, al-lah'; neuter plural of G243; properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations):—and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
nay, rather, yea, moreover
forms a transition to the cardinal matter
Used in 601 Verses, 27 Books 635  Occurrence Count
γάρ , conjunction, gar — for, indeed (a conjunction used to express cause, explanation, inference or continuation) (value 104)
G1063, γάρ gár, gar; a primary particle; properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles):—and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Used in 1016 Verses, 27 Books 1067  Occurrence Count
δέ , conjunction, de — but, and, now, (a connective or adversative particle) (value 9)
G1161, δέ dé, deh; a primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.:—also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Used in 2568 Verses, 26 Books 2882  Occurrence Count
διά , preposition, dia — through, on account of, because of (value 15)
G1223, διά diá, dee-ah'; a primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional):—after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) … fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, × though, through(-out), to, wherefore, with (-in).
by the means of
the ground or reason by which something is or is not done
by reason of
on account of
because of for this reason
on this account
Used in 586 Verses, 26 Books 653  Occurrence Count
δοῦλος , masculine noun, doulos — a slave (value 774)
G1401, †δοῦλος doûlos, doo'-los; from G1210; a slave (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary; frequently, therefore in a qualified sense of subjection or subserviency):—bond(-man), servant.
a slave, bondman, man of servile condition
metaph., one who gives himself up to another's will those whose service is used by Christ in extending and advancing his cause among men
devoted to another to the disregard of one's own interests
a servant, attendant
Used in 119 Verses, 21 Books 127  Occurrence Count
ἑαυτοῦ , pronoun, heautou — of himself, herself, itself (value 1176)
G1438, ἑαυτοῦ heautoû, heh-ow-too'; from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive case (dative case or accusative case) of G846; him- (her-, it-, them-, also (in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons) my-, thy-, our-, your-) self (selves), etc.:—alone, her (own, -self), (he) himself, his (own), itself, one (to) another, our (thine) own(-selves), + that she had, their (own, own selves), (of) them(-selves), they, thyself, you, your (own, own conceits, own selves, -selves).
himself, herself, itself, themselves
Used in 312 Verses, 25 Books 337  Occurrence Count
Ἰησοῦς , proper masculine noun, iēsous — Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr (value 888)
G2424, Ἰησοῦς Iēsoûs, ee-ay-sooce'; of Hebrew origin (H3091); Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites:—Jesus.
Jesus = "Jehovah is salvation"
Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of mankind, God incarnate
Jesus Barabbas was the captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ
Joshua was the famous captain of the Israelites, Moses' successor (Ac. 7:45, Heb. 4:8)
Jesus, son of Eliezer, one of the ancestors of Christ (Lu. 3:29)
Jesus, surnamed Justus, a Jewish Christian, an associate with Paul in the preaching of the gospel (Col. 4:11)
Used in 935 Verses, 26 Books 975  Occurrence Count
κηρύσσω , verb, kēryssō — to be a herald, proclaim (value 1728)
G2784, κηρύσσω kērýssō, kay-roos'-so; of uncertain affinity; to herald (as a public crier), especially divine truth (the gospel):—preacher(-er), proclaim, publish.
to be a herald, to officiate as a herald
to proclaim after the manner of a herald
always with the suggestion of formality, gravity and an authority which must be listened to and obeyed
to publish, proclaim openly: something which has been done
used of the public proclamation of the gospel and matters pertaining to it, made by John the Baptist, by Jesus, by the apostles and other Christian teachers
Used in 60 Verses, 15 Books 61  Occurrence Count
κύριος , masculine noun, kyrios — lord, master (value 800)
G2962, κύριος kýrios, koo'-ree-os; from κῦρος kŷros (supremacy); supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title):—God, Lord, master, Sir.
he to whom a person or thing belongs, about which he has power of deciding; master, lord
the possessor and disposer of a thing
the owner; one who has control of the person, the master
in the state: the sovereign, prince, chief, the Roman emperor
is a title of honour expressive of respect and reverence, with which servants greet their master
this title is given to: God, the Messiah
Used in 687 Verses, 25 Books 741  Occurrence Count
οὐ , particle, ou — not, no (value 470)
G3756, οὐ ou, oo; a primary word; the absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not:—+ long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also G3364, G3372.
no, not; in direct questions expecting an affirmative answer
Used in 1408 Verses, 26 Books 1635  Occurrence Count
σύ , pronoun, sy — you (early mod. Eng. thou) (value 600)
G4771, σύ sý, soo; the personal pronoun of the second person singular; thou:—thou. See also G4571, G4671, G4675; and for the plural G5209, G5210, G5213, G5216.
Used in 163 Verses, 16 Books 178  Occurrence Count
ὑμῶν , pronoun, hymōn — you (value 1290)
G5216, ὑμῶν humōn, hoo-mone'; genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you:—ye, you, your (own, -selves).
Used in 503 Verses, 25 Books 583  Occurrence Count
Χριστός , adjective, christos — the Anointed One, Messiah, Christ (value 1480)
G5547, Χριστός Christós, khris-tos'; from G5548; anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus:—Christ.
Christ = "anointed"
Christ was [and is] the Messiah, the Son of God
Used in 530 Verses, 26 Books 568  Occurrence Count
|2 Corinthians 4:5Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.
|Original Text (TR 1894)Stephanus 1550 (Total 10425)
|οὐ γὰρ ἑαυτοὺς κηρύσσομεν, ἀλλὰ Χριστὸν Ἰησοῦν Κύριον· ἑαυτοὺς δὲ δούλους ὑμῶν διὰ Ἰησοῦν.
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