Bible Notes

[The Biblical citations given in the Christian Science Quarterly are from the Authorized King James Version. The Bible Notes in these columns can be used, if deemed necessary, to elucidate some of the words or passages contained in the Bible Lessons. The Notes in this issue are related to the Lesson-Sermon designated to be read in Christian Science churches on September 20, 1942.]

"What agreement hath the temple of God with idols?" (II Cor. 6:16)—The Greek noun which is here translated "agreement" can also mean "compact" or "union." Thus Weymouth (Fifth Edition) suggests: "What compact has the Temple of God with idols?" Goodspeed prefers: "What bargain can a temple of God make with idols?"

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