New International Version
So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.
King James Bible
So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
Darby Bible Translation
So that neither the planter is anything, nor the waterer; but God the giver of the increase.
World English Bible
So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.
Young's Literal Translation
so that neither is he who is planting anything, nor he who is watering, but He who is giving growth -- God;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
So then, neither is he that planteth any thing - God alone should have all the glory, as the seed is his, the ground is his, the laborers are his, and the produce all comes from himself.
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LibraryTwenty-Third Day. Holiness and the Body.
The temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. The body is for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. Know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you; therefore glorify God in your body.'--1 Cor. iii. 16, vi. 13, 19. 'She that is unmarried is careful for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and spirit.'--1 Cor. vii. 34. 'Present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God.'--Rom. xii. 1. Coming into the world, our Blessed …
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ
The Christian Church
May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us-- yes, establish the work of our hands.
1 Corinthians 3:6
I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow.
1 Corinthians 3:8
The one who plants and the one who waters have one purpose, and they will each be rewarded according to their own labor.
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have made a fool of myself, but you drove me to it. I ought to have been commended by you, for I am not in the least inferior to the "super-apostles," even though I am nothing.
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