New International Version
I have become its servant by the commission God gave me to present to you the word of God in its fullness--
King James Bible
Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God;
Darby Bible Translation
of which *I* became minister, according to the dispensation of God which [is] given me towards you to complete the word of God,
World English Bible
of which I was made a servant, according to the stewardship of God which was given me toward you, to fulfill the word of God,
Young's Literal Translation
of which I -- I did become a ministrant according to the dispensation of God, that was given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whereof I am made a minister - Having received especial commission from God to preach salvation to the Gentiles.
According to the dispensation - Κατα την οικονομιαν· According to the Gospel economy or institution; the scheme or plan of salvation by Christ crucified.
To fulfill the word of God - The Greek πληρωσαι τον λογον του Θεου may be translated, fully to preach the doctrine of God. See Romans 15:19, and the note there. Were we to take the word in its common meaning, it might signify to accomplish the purpose of God, as predicted by the prophets.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
to fulfil. or, fully to preach.
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Knowledge and Obedience.
1 Corinthians 3:5
What, after all, is Apollos? And what is Paul? Only servants, through whom you came to believe--as the Lord has assigned to each his task.
1 Corinthians 9:17
If I preach voluntarily, I have a reward; if not voluntarily, I am simply discharging the trust committed to me.
Surely you have heard about the administration of God's grace that was given to me for you,
I became a servant of this gospel by the gift of God's grace given me through the working of his power.
if you continue in your faith, established and firm, and do not move from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.
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