1 Corinthians 4:6

The Apostles’ Example of Humility

6 Now,
brother(s): The Greek word adelphoi can be used as a reference to males only or to groups that include males and females. It is the context of each usage that determines the proper meaning.
brothers, b I have applied these things to myself and Apollos c for your benefit, so that you may learn from us the saying: “Nothing beyond what is written.”
The words in quotation marks could = the OT, a Jewish maxim, or a popular proverb.
The purpose is that none of you will be inflated with pride in favor of one person over another.
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