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6 I have planted, Apollos wa- written, He taketh the wise in ered: but God gave the increase. their own craftiness.

7 So then, neither is he that 20 And again, The Lord knowplanteth any thing, neither he that eth the thoughts of the wise, that watereth: but God that giveth the they are vain. increase.

Ip 21 Therefore let no man glory 18 Now he that planteth and he in men: for all things are yours;

that watereth are one: and every 6 22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, man shall receive his own reward, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or according to his own labour. death, or things present, or things 9 For we are labou For we are labourers together to come : al

e yours ; with God: ye are God's husband. 23 And ye are Christ's: and ry, ye are God's building.

Christ is God's. 10 According to the grace of

CHAP. IV. God which is given unto me, as a t T ET a man so account of us,as wise master-builder, I have laid of the ministers of Christ, and the foundation, and another build- stewards of the mysteries of God. eth thereon. But let every man d 2 Moreover, it is required in stewtake heed how he buildeth there-ards that a man be found faithful. upon.

c 3 But with me it is a very small t 11 For other foundation can nothing that I should be judged of man lay than that is laid, which is you, or of man's judgment: yea, I Jesus Christ.

judge not mine own self. 12 Now if any man build upon 4 For I know nothing by myself; this foundation, gold, silver, pre- yet am I not hereby justified: but cious stones, wood, hay, stubble ; he that judgeth me is the Lord. t 13 Every man's work shall be t 5 Therefore judge nothing before made manifest: for the day shall the time, until the Lord come, who declare it, because it shall be re- both will bring to light the hidden vealed by fire ; and the fire shall things of darkness, and will make try every man's work, of what manifest the counsels of the hearts: sort it is.

and then shall every man have 14 If any man's work abide praise of God. which he hath built thereupon, he 6 And these things, brethren, I shall receive a reward.

have in a figure transferred to my15 If any man's work shall be self, and to Apollos, for your sakes: burned, he shall suffer loss: but that ye might learn in us not to he himself shall be saved ; yet so think of men above that which is as by fire.

written, that no one of you be pufft 16 Know ye not that ye are the ed up for one against another. temple of God, and that the Spirit t 7 For who maketh thee to differ of God dwelleth in you ?

from another? and what hast thou w 17 If any man defile the temple that thou didst not receive ? now of God, him shall God destroy: for if thou didst receive it, why dost the temple of God is holy, which thou glory, as if thou hadst not retemple ye are.

ceived it ? 18 Let no man deceive himself. 8 Now ye are full, now ye are If any man among you seemeth rich, ye have reigned as kings to be wise in this world, let him without us: and I would to God become a fool, that he may be ye did reign, that we also might wise.

reign with you. 19 For the wisdom of this world 9 For I think that God hath set is foolishness with God. For it is forth us the apostles last, as it were

appointed to death: for we are 2 And ye are puffed up, and have made a spectacle unto the world, not rather mourned, that he than and to angels, and to men. Thath done this deed might be taken e 10 We are fools for Christ's sake away from among you. but ye are wise in Christ; we are 3 For I verily, as absent in body, weak, but ye are strong ; ye are but present in spirit, have judged honourable, but we are despised. already as though I were present,

11 Even unto this present hour concerning him that hath so does we both hunger, and thirst, and this deed; are naked, and are buffeted, and 4 In the name of our Lord Jesu have no certain dwelling-place; Christ, when ye are gathered to c 12 And labour, working with our gether, and my spirit, with own hands. Being reviled, we bless; power of our Lord Jesus Christ, being persecuted, we suffer it ; d 5 To deliver such a one un

13 Being defamed, we entreat: Satan for the destruction of the we are made as the filth of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved world, and are the off-scouring of in the day of the Lord Jesus. all things unto this day.

6 Your glorying is not good 14 I write not these things to Know ye not, that a little leares shame you, but as my beloved sons leaveneth the whole lump? I warn you.

id 7 Purge out therefore the old f 15 For though ye have ten thou- leaven, that ye may be a De sand instructors in Christ, yet have lump, as ye are unleavened. For ye not many fathers: for in Christeven Christ our passover is sacriJesus I have begotten you through ficed for us: the gospel.

d 8 Therefore let us keep the feas, d 16 Wherefore, I beseech you, be- not with old leaven, neither with ye followers of me.

the leaven of malice and wickedĆ 17 For this cause have I sent ness; but with the unleavened unto you Timotheus, who is my bread of sincerity and truth. beloved son, and faithful in the 9. I wrote unto you in an epis Lord, who shall bring you into re- tle, not to company with foreimembrance of my ways which be cators: in Christ, as I teach every where 10 Yet not altogether with the in every church.

fornicators of this world, or with 18 Now some are puffed up, as the covetous, or extortioners, oi though I would not come to you. with idolators: for then must ve

19 But I will come to you short- needs go out of the world. ly, if the Lord will, and will know, d* 11 But now I have written unto not the speech of them which are you not to keep company, if any puffed up, but the power.

man that is called a brother be a 7 20 For the kingdom of God is fornicator, or covetous; or an ido not in word, but in power. lator, or a railer, or a drunkard, or

21 What will ye? shall I come an extortioner: with such a one unto you with a rod, or in love, no not to eat. and in the spirit of meekness? 12 For what have I to do 10 CHAP. V.

ljudge them also that are without? p TT is reported commonly that do not ye judge them that are

I there is fornication among within ? you, and such fornication as is not 13 But them that are without so much as named among the Gen- God judgeth. Therefore put away tiles, that one should have his fa- from among yourselves that wick ther's wife.

led person.


I 13 Meats for the belly, and the ARE any of you, having a belly for meats: but God shall de

matter against another, go stroy both it and them. Now the ) law before the unjust, and not body is not for fornication, but for efore the saints ?

the Lord ; and the Lord for the 2 Do ye not know that the saints body. hall judge the world ? and if the t 14 And God hath both raised rorld shall be judged by you, are up the Lord, and will also raise up e unworthy to judge the smallest us by his own power. natters ?

p 15 Know ye not, that your bo3 Know ye not that we shall dies are the members of Christ ? adge angels ? how much more, shall I then take the members of hings that pertain to this life ? Christ, and make them the mem

4 If then ye have judgment of bers of a harlot ? God forbid. hings pertaining to this life, set 16 What! know ye not that he hem to judge who are least es- which is joined to a harlot is one eemed in the church.

body ? for two, saith he, shall be 5 I speak to your shame. Is it one flesh. o, that there is not a wise man 17 But he that is joined unto imong you ? no, not one that shall the Lord is one spirit. be able to judge between his bre-P 18 Flee fornication. Every sin hren ?

that a man doeth, is without the 6 But brother goeth to law with body; but he that committeth forbrother, and that before the un- nication, sinneth against his own believers.

body. p 7 Now therefore there is utterly t 19 What! know ye not that a fault among you, because ye go your body is the temple of the lo law one with another. Why do Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye not rather take wrong? why ye have of God, and ye are not do ye not rather suffer yourselves your own ? to be defrauded ?

1* 20 For ye are bought with a 8 Nay, ye do wrong, and de- price: therefore glorify God in fraud, and that your brethren. your body, and in your spirit, t 9 Know ye not that the unright- which are God's. eous shall not inherit the kingdom

CHAP. VII. of God ? Be not deceived ; neither NTOW concerning the things fornicators, nor idolators, nor adul-IV whereof ye wrote unto me: terers, nor effeminate, nor abusers It is good for a man not to touch of themselves with mankind, a woman. c 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornicanor drunkards, nor revilers, nor tion, let every man have his own extortioners, shall inherit Y ing-wife, and let every woman have dom of God.

her'own husband. t 11 And such were some of you: d 3 Let the husband render unto but ye are washed, but ye are the wife due benevolence: and likesanctified, but ye are justified in wise also the wife unto the husband. the name of the Lord Jesus, and 4 The wife hath not power of by the Spirit of our God.

her own body, but the husband: 12 All things are lawful unto and likewise also the husband hath me, but all things are not expedi- not power of his own body, but the ent: all things are lawful for me, wife. but I will not be brought under the 5 Defraud ye not one the other, power of any.

Texcept it be with consent for a time,

his goodness: otherwise thou also him, and it shall be recompensed shalt be cut off.

unto him again? 6 23 And they also, if they abide t 36 For of him, and through him, not still in unbelief, shall be graft- and to him are all things: to whom ed in: for God is able to graft them be glory for ever. Amen. in again.

CHAP. XII. 24 For if thou wert cut out of d T BESEECH you therefore the olive-tree which is wild by na- I brethren by the mercies of ture, and wert grafted contrary to God, that ye present your bodies nature into a good olive-tree; how a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable much more shall these, which be unto God, which is your reasonable the natural branches, be grafted service. into their own olive-tree? 1p 2 And be not conformed to this

25 For I would not, brethren, world: but be ye transformed by that ye should be ignorant of this the renewing of your mind, that mystery, (lest ye should be wise in ye may prove what is that good, your own conceits) that blindness and acceptable, and perfect will in part is happened to Israel, until of God. the fulness of the Gentiles be d 3 For I say, through the grace come in.

given unto me, to every man that 26 And so all Israel shall be is among you, not to think of himsaved: As it is writ

written, There shall self inore highly than he ought to come out of Sion the Deliverer, think ; but to think soberly, ac. and shall turn away ungodliness cording as God hath dealt to every from Jacob:

man the measure of faith. 27 For this is my covenant unto 4 For as we have many memthem, when I shall take away bers in one body, and all members their sins.

have not the same office: t 28 As concerning the gospel, they 5 So we, being many, are one are enemies for your sakes: but as body in Christ, and every one touching the election, they are be- members one of another. loved for the fathers' sakes. d 6 Having then gifts, differing ac# 29 For the gifts and calling of cording to the grace that is given God are without repentance to us, whether prophecy, let us

30 For as ye in times past have prophesy according to the propor. not believed God, yet have now tion of faith ; obtained mercy through their un. 7 Or ministry, let us ivait on our belief;

ministering: or he that teacheth, 31 Even so have these also now on teaching: not believed, that through your 8 Or he that exhorteth, on es. mercy they also may obtain mercy. hortation: he that giveth, let him

32 For God hath concluded do it with simplicity: he that them all in unbelief, that he might ruleth, with diligence ; he that have mercy upon all.

sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness. t 33 O the depth of the riches d 9 Let love be without dissimuboth of the wisdom and knowledge lation. Abhor that which is evil ; of God! how unsearchable are his cleave to that which is good. judgments, and his ways past find-d 10 Be kindly affectioned one to ing out !

another with brotherly love ; in 34 For who hath known the honour preferring one another; mind of the Lord ? or who hath d 11 Not slothful in business ; ferbeen his counsellor ?

vent in spirit; serving the Lord ; 35 Or who hath first given told 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in

ibulation ; continuing instant in subject, not only for wrath, but rayer;

also for conscience' sake. i * 13 Distributing to the necessity 1 6 For, for this cause pay ye tri.

saints ; given to hospitality. bute also: for they are God's mi14 Bless them which persecute nisters, attending continually upon ou; bless, and curse not. this very thing. · 15 Rejoice with them that dold 7 Render therefore to all their ejoice, and weep with them that dues: tribute to whom tribute is reep.

due ; custom to whom custom ; 16 Be of the same mind one fear to whom fear; honour to dward another. Mind not high-whom honour. hings, but condescend to men of d 8 Owe no man any thing, but to ow estate. Be not wise in your love one another, for he that love iwn conceits.

eth another hath fulfilled the law. 1.17 Recompense to no man evil 9 For this, Thou shalt not coinor evil. Provide things honest in mit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, he sight of all men.

Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt (* 18 If it be possible, as much as not bear false witness, Thou shalt ieth in you, live peaceably with not covet ; and if there be any other all men.

commandment, it is briefly comd 19 Dearly beloved, avenge not prehended in this saying, namely, yourselves, but rather give place Thou shalt love thy neighbour as unto wrath: for it is written, Ven- thy self. geance is mine; I will repay, saith t 10 Love worketh no ill to his the Lord.

neighbour: therefore love is the 20 Therefore, if thine enemy fulfilling of the law. hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give 11 And that, knowing the time, him drink: for in so doing thou that now it is high time to awake shalt heap coals of fire on his head. out of sleep: for now is our salva. d 21 Be not overcome of evil, but tion nearer, than when we believed. overcome evil wi

Id 12 The night is far spent, the day CHAP. XIII.

is at hand: let us therefore cast off dT ET every soul be subject un- the works of darkness, and let us

1 to the higher powers. For put on the armour of light.. there is no power but of God: the P 13 Let us walk honestly, as in powers that be, are ordained of God. the day ; not in rioting and drunka

2 Whosoever therefore resistethenness, not in chambering and wanthe power, resisteth the ordinance tonness, not in strife and envying. of God: and they that resist shall 14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus receive to themselves damnation. Christ, and make not provision for d 3 For rulers are not a terror to the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof. good works, but to the evil. Wilt

CHAP. XIV. . thou then not be afraid of the pow-d TTIM that is weak in the er ? do that which is good, and thou 11 faith receive ye, but not shalt have praise of the same: to doubtful disputations.

4 For he is the minister of God 2 For one believeth that he may to thee for good. But if thou do eat all things; another, who is that which is evil, be afraid ; for weak, eateth herbs. he beareth not the sword in vain:p 3 Let not him that eateth, defor he is the minister of God, a re- spise hirn that eateth not; and let venger to execute wrath upon him not him which eateth not, judge that doeth evil.

him that eateth: for God hath re. .: 5 Wherefore ye must needs beceived hiin.

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