Husbandry - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Husbandry

[ 1,,G1091, georgion ]
akin to the above, denotes tillage, cultivation, husbandry," 1 Corinthians 3:9, where the local church is described under this metaphor (AV, marg., "tillage," RV, marg., "tilled land"), suggestive of the diligent toil of the Apostle and his fellow missionaries, both in the ministry of the Gospel, and the care of the church at Corinth; suggestive, too, of the effects in spiritual fruitfulness. Cp. georgeomai, "to till the ground," Hebrews 6:7.

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