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Commentators Key
Henry Alford:  Alford, Henry (1810-1871). The Greek Testament. 1863.

Thomas Aquinas:  Aquinas, Thomas (1225-1274). Commentary On the First Epistle to the Corinthians (Super I Epistolam B. Pauli ad Corinthios lectura).

William Barclay:  Barclay, William (1907-1978). Daily Study Bible Series. Glasgow, Scotland: Saint Andrew Press, 1954.

A.F. Barfield:  Barfield, A.F. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Barnes & Murphy:  Barnes, Albert (1798-1870), and James Murphy. "1 Corinthians." Barnes' Notes on the Old and New Testaments. Blackie & Son, 1884-1885.

W. Baxendale:  Baxendale, W. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

A.R. Beard:  Beard, A.R. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Joseph Beet:  Beet, Joseph Agar (1840-1924). A Commentary on St. Paul's Epistles to the Corinthians. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1882.

Brian Bell:  Bell, Brian. Sermon Notes (Mar. 28, 2012) on 1 Corinthians 13:1-7.

John A. Bengel:  Bengel, John Albert (1687-1752). Gnomon Novi Testamenti. 1742.

Joseph Benson:  Benson, Joseph. Commentary of the Old and New Testaments. New York: T. Carlton & J. Porter, 1857.

H. Blair:  Blair, H., D.D. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Jim Bomkamp:  Bomkamp, Jim. "1 Cor. 13:1-5a: Love Is...: Part 1". Jim Bomkamp: My Personal Page.

The Brooklet:  Unknown. The Brooklet. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

E.W. Bullinger:  Bullinger, Ethelbert William (1837-1913). Note Regarding fileô And agapaô.

Gilbert Burnet:  Burnet, Gilbert (1643-1715). Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

David J. Burrell:  Burrell, David James (1844-1926). Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

John Calvin:  Calvin, John (1509-1564). Commentary on 1 Corinthians, English Translation. 1573.

Alan Carr:  Carr, Alan (1962- ). "God's Greatest Gift to His Church". The Sermon Notebook.

Adam Clarke:  Clarke, Adam (c.1760-1832). The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. ... With a Commentary and Critical Notes. New York: J. Emory & B. Waugh, 1831.

Stephen J. Cole:  Cole, Stephen J. "What Love Looks Like: 1 Corinthians 13:4-7". Flagstaff, AZ: Flagstaff Christian Fellowship, 1995.

F.C. Cook:  Cook, Frederick Charles (1804-1889). The Holy Bible, according to the authorized version (A.D. 1611), with an explanatory and critical commentary and a revision of the translation, by bishops and other clergy of the Anglican church. London: J. Murray, 1871-1881.

Joseph Cross:  Cross, Joseph, D.D., LL.D. (1813-1893). Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Alfred Davis:  Davis, Alfred C.W. Christian counselor, MBA, MDiv, Clinical Member of AAMFT.

A. Donnan:  Donnan, A. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Henry Drummond:  Drummond, Henry (1851-1897). The Greatest Thing in the World. 1880.

Jonathan Edwards:  Edwards, Jonathan (1703-1758). Sermons.

Eiselen, Lewis, & Downey:  Eiselen, Frederick Carl, Lewis, Edwin, and Downey, David George, eds. The Abingdon Bible Commentary. New York: Abingdon Press, 1929.

Charles Ellicott:  Ellicott, Charles John (1819-1905),ed. A Bible Commentary for English Readers. London: Cassell and Company, 1905.

Joseph Exell:  Exell, Joseph S. (1819-1887), ed. The Biblical Illustrator. London: 1887.

Exell & Spence:  Exell, Joseph S. (1819-1887), and Henry Donald Maurice Spence-Jones (1836-1917). Pulpit Commentary. 1890.

Lee Gatiss:  Gatiss, Lee. "Love is the Greatest Thing". The Theologian: The Internet Journal for Integrated Theology.

Geneva Notes:  Geneva Study Bible. 1599.

John Gill:  Gill, John (1697-1771). Exposition of the Old and New Testaments. 1746-1763.

Frédéric Louis Godet:  Godet, Frédéric Louis (1812-1900). Commentary on St. Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians, Volume 2. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1889.

John W. Gregson:  Gregson, John W., M.A., Th.D. Commentary on 1 Corinthians. 2003.

F.W. Grosheide:  Grosheide, Frederick W. (1881-1972). Commentary on the First Epistle to the Corinthians. Eerdmans, 1971.

Guthrie & Motyer:  Guthrie, D., and Motyer, J.A., eds. The New Bible Commentary, Revised. London: Inter-Varsity Press, 1970.

David Guzik:  Guzik, David. Verse by Verse Commentary 1 Corinthians.

George Haydock:  Haydock, George Leo (1774-1849). Catholic Bible Commentary. London: 1811.

Matthew Henry:  Henry, Matthew (1662-1714). Commentary on the Whole Bible. 1708-1710.

Dean Hook:  Hook, Dean. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

H.A. Ironside:  Ironside, Harry Allen (1876-1951). Ironside's Notes on Selected Books.

J. Angell James:  James, John Angell (1785-1859). Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Jamieson, Fausset, & Brown:  Jamieson, Robert, Andrew Robert Fausset, and David Brown. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. 1871.

B.W. Johnson:  Johnson, Barton W. (1833-1894). The People's New Testament. 1891.

S. Lewis Johnson:  Johnson, S. Lewis (1915-2004). "The Face of Love". Sermons on 1 Corinthians.

J.H. Jowett:  Jowett, John Henry (1863-1923). Brooks by the Traveller's Way. New York: A.C. Armstrong & Son, 1902.

W. Phillip Keller:  Keller, W. Phillip (1920-1997). A Layman Looks at the Love of God. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1984.

William Kelly:  Kelly, William (1820-1906). Notes on the First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians with a new translation.

Keith Krell:  Krell, Keith R. "28. Love Knows No Limits (1 Corinthians 13:1-13)". Spokane WA: Fourth Memorial Church, 2007.

Paul Kretzmann:  Kretzmann, Paul E. The Popular Commentary of the Bible. Concordia Publishing House, 1921-1924.

Lange & Schaff:  Lange, Johann Peter, and Schaff, Philip. A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures: Critical, Doctrinal, and Homilectical, with Special Reference to Ministers and Students, Volume 6. C. Scribner & Company, 1870.

Cornelius a Lapide:  A Lapide, Cornelius (1567-1637). The Great Commentary. Antwerp: 1681.

R.C.H. Lenski:  Lenski, Richard C. H. The Interpretation of First Corinthians. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 1937.

Steve Lewis:  Lewis, Steve. "Love as a Way of Life". High Peaks Bible Fellowship.

J.J. Lias:  Lias, J.J. "1 Corinthians". Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1897.

John Lyth:  Lyth, John, D.D. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

William MacDonald:  MacDonald, William. Believer's Bible Commentary: Old and New Testaments. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1995.

Heinrich Meyer:  Meyer, Heinrich August Wilhelm (1800-1873). Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. 1832-1859.

Mark Heber Miller:  Miller, Mark Heber. "Nazarene Commentary 2000". Friends of the Nazarene.

Skip Moen:  Moen, Skip. "The Grammar of Love" (blog post). Skip Moen, 2008.

Leon Morris:  Morris, Leon L. (1914-2006). Tyndale New Testament Commentaries: 1 Corinthians.

Robert E. Neighbour:  Neighbour, Robert Edward (-1945). Wells of Living Water. 1929-1939.

W. Robertson Nicoll:  Nicoll, W. Robertson, MA, LLD, ed. The Expositor's Greek Testament. New York: George H. Doran Company.

Jose L.S. Nogales:  Nogales, Jose Luis Sanchez. "Agape: Si me falta el amor...". Acontecimiento No. 53.

Peter Pett:  Pett, Peter. Commentary on the Bible.

Pfeiffer & Harrison:  Pfeiffer, Charles F. and Harrison, Everett F. The Wycliffe Bible Commentary. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 1962.

John Piper:  Piper, John. "Dying as a Means of Loving, Part 2". Minneapolis: Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1995.

Matthew Poole:  Poole, Matthew (1624-1679). Commentary on the Holy Bible. Circa 1680.

James L. Price:  Price, James L. The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians. In The Interpreter's One-Volume Commentary on the Bible. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1971.

Ray Pritchard:  Pritchard, Ray. "Why Love Has a Bad Memory" and "Love Never Gives Up". Elmhurst, IL: Keep Believing Ministries, 2000.

Rashi:  Yitzchaki, Rabbi Shlomo (1040-1106). Commentary on the Tanakh.

Tracey R. Rich:  Rich, Tracey R. "Treatment of Animals" article at

Ron Ritchie:  Ritchie, Ron. "Expressing Your Gifts with Love" from sermon series, "Now Concerning Spiritual Gifts...". Palo Alto CA: Peninsula Bible Church, 1996.

A.T. Robertson:  Robertson, Archibald Thomas (1863-1934). Word Pictures of the New Testament. Broadman Press, 1927.

Robertson & Plummer:  Robertson, Archibald and Plummer, Alfred. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the First Epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians. International Critical Commentary series. Second ed. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911.

Charles Simeon:  Simeon, Charles (1759-1836). Horae Homileticae: Expository Outlines on the Entire Bible.

Hamilton Smith:  Smith, Hamilton (1862-1943). The First Epistle to the Corinthians.

C.H. Spurgeon:  Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (1834-1892). Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Ray Stedman: Stedman, Raymond Charles (1917-1992). "Supreme Priority: 1 Cor. 13:1-7". Peninsula Bible Church, January 14, 1979.

Richard L. Strauss:  Strauss, Richard L. (?-1993). "But the Greatest of These". Escondido, CA: Emmanuel Faith Community Church.

Isaac Taylor:  Taylor, Isaac (1787–1865). Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Urijah R. Thomas:  Thomas, Urijah Rees. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

R. A. Torrey:  Torrey, Reuben Archer (1856-1928). Treasury of Scripture Knowledge. 1836.

John Trapp:  Trapp, John (1601-1669). Complete Commentary on the Old and New Testaments.

William H. Turner:  Turner, William H. (1895-1971). "Agape Love" and "The More Excellent Way".

Bob Utley:  Utley, Bob. Comentario Biblico.

Marvin R. Vincent:  Vincent, Marvin R. Word Studies in the New Testament. 1887.

John Wesley, Notes:  Wesley, John. Explanatory Notes Upon the New Testament. 1754-1765.

John Wesley, Sermon 22:  Wesley, John. Sermons on Several Occasions. 1771.

John Wesley, Sermon 139:  Wesley, John. Sermons on Several Occasions. 1771.

Daniel Whedon:  Whedon, Daniel (1808-1885). Commentary on the Bible.

Jeffrey Brian White:  White, Jeffrey Brian. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

J.B. Wilkinson:  Wilkinson, J.B., M.A. Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Harry J. Wilmot-Buxton:  Wilmot-Buxton, Harry John, M.A. (1843-1911). Quoted in Exell, The Biblical Illustrator (1887).

Steve Zeisler:  Zeisler, Steve. "Love Never Fails" (sermon). Peninsula Bible Church, 2007.

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