Bill Mounce

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σαρκικός, ή, όν
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material; worldly, sinful; pertaining to the flesh; see also {4922}
fleshly; pertaining to the body, corporeal, physical, Rom. 15:27; 1 Cor. 9:11; carnal, pertaining to the flesh, 1 Pet. 2:11; carnal, low in spiritual knowledge and frame, 1 Cor. 3:3 (2x); carnal, human as opposed to divine, 2 Cor. 1:12; 10:4*

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Romans 15:27 They were pleased to do so, in fact, they are obligated to them; for if the Gentiles have come to share in their spiritual blessings, they ought also to be of service to them in material (sarkikois | σαρκικοῖς | dat pl neut) things.
1 Corinthians 3:3 for you are still of the flesh (sarkikoi | σαρκικοί | nom pl masc). For while there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh (sarkikoi | σαρκικοί | nom pl masc) and behaving like mere men?
1 Corinthians 9:11 If we sowed spiritual things among you, is it too much if we reap material (sarkika | σαρκικά | acc pl neut) things (sarkika | σαρκικά | acc pl neut) from you?
2 Corinthians 1:12 For our confidence is this, the testimony of our conscience, that with simplicity and sincerity like that of God, and not with earthly (sarkikē | σαρκικῇ | dat sg fem) wisdom but by the grace of God, we conducted ourselves in the world, and all the more toward you.
2 Corinthians 10:4 for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh (sarkika | σαρκικά | nom pl neut), but are empowered by God for tearing down strongholds. We tear down arguments
1 Peter 2:11 Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to abstain from desires of the flesh (sarkikōn | σαρκικῶν | gen pl fem), which wage war against your soul,