“Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?”
King James Version (KJV)
3:5 Ministers - Or servants. By whom ye believed, as the Lord, the Master of those servants, gave to every man.
1Co 3:5 Who then is Paul, and who [is] Apollos? Their carnal-mindedness shows itself in choosing and following these human leaders. One said he was a Paulite, etc. Hence he asks, Who is Paul, or Apollos? Only ministers, servants, subordinates, agents through whom they believed on Christ. As the Lord gave to every man. Gave to Paul and Apollos power to lead you to faith.