in the expression "by myself" (A.V., 1 Corinthians 4:4 ), means, as rendered in the Revised Version, "against myself."
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for By". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".