Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
thinketh he standeth—stands and thinks that he stands [BENGEL]; that is, stands "by faith . . . well pleasing" to God; in contrast to I Corinthians 10:5, "with many of them God was not well pleased" (Romans 11:20).
fall—from his place in the Church of God (compare I Corinthians 10:8, "fell"). Both temporally and spiritually (Romans 14:4). Our security, so far as relates to God, consists in faith; so far as relates to ourselves, it consists in fear.
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