The husbandman that laboureth (ton kopiwnta gewrgon). "The toiling tiller of the soil" (gewrgon, from gh and ergw, worker of the earth). See gewrgion (field) in 1 Corinthians 3:9 and also 1 Corinthians 9:7 . First (prwton). As is natural and right. To partake (metalambanein). Old word as in Acts 2:46 to share in. Paul elsewhere uses metecw as in 1 Corinthians 9:12 .