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\ 32 But I would have you with-/knoweth any thing, he knoweth

ut carefulness. He that is un- nothing yet as he ought to know. narried, careth for the things that b 3 But if any man love God, the lelong to the Lord, how he inay same is known of him. please the Lord:

4 As concerning therefore the 33 But he that is married, careth eating of those things that are offor the things that are of the world, fered in sacrifice unto idols, we how he may please his wife. know that an idol is nothing in the

34 There is difference also be- world, and that there is none other tween a wife and a virgin. The God but one. unmarried woman careth for the 5 For though there be that are things of the Lord, that she may called gods, whethec in heaven or be holy, both in body and in spirit: in earth, (as there be gods many, but she that is married, careth for and lords many ;) the things of the world, how shet 6 But to us there is but one God, may please her husband

the Father, of whom are all things, 35 And this I speak for your own and we in him ; and one Lord Jeprofit ; not that I may cast a snare sus Christ, by whom are all things, upon you, but for that which is and we by him. comely, and that ye may attend 7 Howbeit, there is not in every upon the Lord without distraction. man that knowledge: for some

36 But if any man think that he with conscience of the idol unto behaveth himself uncomely toward this hour eat it as a thing offered bis virgin, if she pass the flower of unto an idol: and their conscience, her age, and need so require, let being weak, is defiled. him do what he will, he sinneth 8 But meat commendeth us not not: let them marry.

to God: for neither if we eat are 37 Nevertheless, he that stand- we the better ; neither if we eat eth steadfast in his heart, having not, are we the worse. no necessity, but hath power over e 9 But take heed lest by any his own will, and hath so decreed means this liberty of yours become in his heart that he will keep his a stumbling-block to them that are virgin, doeth well.

weak. 38 So then he that giveth her in 10 For if any man see thee, marriage doeth well; but he that which hast knowledge, sit at meat giveth her not in marriage doeth in the idol's temple, shall not the better.

conscience of him which is weak d 39 The wife is bound by the be emboldened to eat those things law as long as her husband liveth ; which are offered to idols; but if her husband be dead, she is t 11 And through thy knowledge at liberty to be married to whom shall the weak brother perish, for she will only in the Lord. whom Christ died ?

40 But she is happier if she so 12 But when ye sin so against abide, after my judgment: and I the brethren, and wound their

conscience, ye sin against God.


d 13 Wherefore, if meat make N ow, as touching things offer- my brother to offend, I will eat no IV ed unto idols, we know that flesh while the world standeth, lest we all have knowledge. Know- I make my brother to offend. ledge puffeth up, but charity edifi. . CHAP. IX. eth.

AM I not an apostle ? am I not 2 And if any man think that he A free? have I not seen Jesus

think also th

Christ our Lord ? are not ye my things: neither have I written work in the Lord ?

these things, that it should be so 2 If I be not an apostle unto done unto me: for it were betin others, yet doubtless I am to you: for me to die, than that any man for the seal of mine apostleship should make my glorying void are ye in the Lord.

w 16 For though I preach the gos3 Mine answer to them that do pel, I have nothing to glory of: far examine me is this ;

necessity is laid upon me; yea, su 4 Have we not power to eat and is unto me, if I preach not the to drink ?

gospel! 5 Have we not power to lead117 For if I do this tnmg wim about a sister, a wife, as well as ly, I have a reward: but if agains other apostles, and as the brethren my will, a dispensation of the of the Lord, and Cephas ?

pel is committed unto me. 6 Or I only and Barnabas, have 18 What is my reward men not we power to forbear working? Verily that, when I preach the 27 Who goeth a warfare at any gospel, I may make the gospel time at his own charges? who Christ without charge, that I abes planteth a vineyard, and eateth not my power in the gospel not of the fruit thereof? or who 19 For though I be 'free free feedeth a flock, and eateth not of all men, yet have I made mye the milk of the flock ?

servant unto all, that I might gain 8 Say I these things as a man ? the more. or saith not the law the same also ? 20 And unto the Jews I became

9 For it is written in the law of as a Jew, that I might gain the Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the Jews; to them that are under the mouth of the ox that treadeth out law, as under the law, that I might the corn. Doth God take care for gain them that are under the law; uxen ?

21 To them that are without 10 Or saith he it altogether for law, as without law, (being Date our sakes? For our sakes no doubt, without law to God, but under the this is written: that he that plough-law to Christ,) that I might gain eth should plough in hope ; and them that are without law. that he that thresheth in hope d 22 To the weak became I a should be partaker of his hope. weak, that I might gain the weat: d 11 If we have sown unto you I am made all things to all men, that spiritual things, is it a great thing I might by all means save some. if we shall reap your carnal things? 23 And this I do for the gospel's

12 If others be partakers of this sake, that I may be partaker there power over you, are not we rather? |of with you. Nevertheless we have not used this d 24 Know ye not, that they which power: but suffer all things, lest run in a race, run all, but one rewe should hinder the gospel of ceiveth the prize ? So run, that ye Christ.

may obtain." 13 Do ye not know that they 6 25 And every man that striveth which minister about holy things for the mastery is temperate in all live of the things of the temple, and things. Now they do it to obtain they which wait at the altar are a corruptible crown; but we an partakers with the altar ?

incorruptible.. d 14 Even so hath the Lord or- d 26 I therefore so run, not as undained that they which preach the certainly ; so fight I, not as one gospel should live of the gospel. that beateth the air: 15 But I have used none of these d 27 But I keep under my body

und bring it into subjection : lest way to escape, that ye may be hat by any means when I have able to bear it. preached to others, I myself should d 14 Wherefore, my dearly beje a cast-away.

loved, flee from idolatry. CHAP. X.

| 15 Í speak as to wise men ; fM O REOVER, brethren, I ljudge ye what I say.

M I would not that ye should | 16 The cup of blessing which we be ignorant how that all our fa. bless, is it not the communion of thers were under the cloud, and the blood of Christ? The bread all passed through the sea ; which we break, is it not the com

were all baptized unto Imunion of the body of Christ? Moses in the cloud and in the sea ; t 17 For we being many are one

3 And did all eat the same spi- bread, and one body: for we are ritual meat ;

all partakers of that one bread. t 4 And did all drink the same 18 Behold Israel after the flesh: spiritual drink: (For they drank of are not they which cat of the sathat spiritual Rock that followed/crifices, partakers of the altar? them: and that Rock was Christ. 19 What say I then that the idol t 5 But with many of them God is any thing, or that which is offerwas not well pleased : for they were ed in sacrifice to idols is any thing? overthrown in the wilderness. t 20 But I say, that the things P 6 Now these things were our which the Gentiles sacrifice, they examples, to the intent we should sacrifice to devils, and not to God: not lust after evil things, as they and I would not that ye should also lusted.

have fellowship with devils. p 7 Neither be ye idolaters, asl 21 Ye cannot drink the cup of were some of them: as it is writ. the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye ten, The people sat down to eat cannot be partakers of the Lord's and drink, and rose up to play. table, and of the table of devils. p 8 Neither let us commit forni- 22 Do we provoke the Lord to cation, as some of them commit- ljealousy? are we stronger than he? ted, and fell in one day three and 23 All things are lawful for me, twenty thousand.

but all things are not expedient: p 9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as all things are lawful for me, but some of them also tempted, and all things edify not. were destroyed of serpents. d 24 Let no man seek his own, p 10 Neither murmur" ye, as some but every man another's wealth. of them also murmured, and were 25 Whatsoever is sold in the destroyed of the destroyer.

shambles, that eat, asking no ques11 Now all these things hap- tion for conscience sake: pened unto them for ensamples: 26 For the earth is the Lord's, and they are written for our ad- and the fulness thereof. monition, upon whom the ends of 27 If any of them that believe the world are come.

not bid you to a feast, and ye be d 12 Wherefore let him that think- disposed to go ; whatsoever is set eth he standeth, lake heed lest he before you, eat, asking no question fall.

for conscience' sake. b 13 There hath no temptation 28 But if any man say unto you, taken you but such as is common This is offered in sacrifice unto to man: but God is faithful, who idols, eat not for his sake that will not suffer you to be tempted shewed it, and for conscience' above that ye are able ; but will sake: for the earth is the Lord's, with the temptation also make a and the fulness thereof:

29 Conscience, I say, not thinel 11 Nevertheless, neither is the own, but of the other: for why is man without the woman, neither my liberty judged of another man's the woman without the man, in conscience ?

the Lord. 30 For if I by grace be a parta- 12 For as the woman is of the ker, why am I evil spoken of for man, even so is the man also by that for which I give thanks ?

the woman ; but all things of God d* 31 Whether therefore ye eat 13 Judge in yourselves: Is it or drink, or whatsoever yo do, do comely that a woman pray unto all to the glory of God:

God uncovered? 32 Give none offence, neither 14 Doth not even nature itself to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, teach you, that if a man have long nor to the church of God.

hair, it is a shame unto him? d 33 Even as I please all men in. 15 But if a woman have long all things, not seeking mine own hair, it is a glory to her: for her profit, but the profit of many, that hair is given her for a covering. they may be saved.

p 16 But if any man seem to | CHAP. XI.

be contentious, we have no such d D E ye followers of me, even custom, neither the churches of D as I am of Christ.

God. d 2 Now I praise you, brethren, 17 Now in this that I declare that ye remember me in all things, unto you, I praise you not, that ye and keep the ordinances, as I de- come together not for the better, livered them to you.

but for the worse. t 3 But I would have you know, p 18 For first of all, when ye come that the 'head of every man is together in the church, I hear that Christ ; and the head of the wo-there be divisions among you; and man is the man ; and the head of I partly believe it. Christ is God.

*19 For there must be also bere4 Every man praying or pro- sies among you, that they which phesying, having his head covered, are approved may be made manidishonoureth his head.

fest among you. .5 But every woman that pray- 20 When ye come together eth or prophesieth with her head therefore into one place, this is not uncovered, dishonoureth her head to eat the Lord's supper. for that is even all'one as if she 21 For in eating every one tawere shaven.

keth before other his own supper: 6 For if the woman be not co-land one is hungry, and another is vered, let her also be shorn: but if drunken. it be a shame for a woman to be 22 What! have ye not houses shorn or shaven, let her be covered. to eat and to drink in ? or despise d 7 For a man indeed ought not ye the church of God, and shame to cover his head, forasmuch as he them that have not? What shall is the image and glory of God: but I say to you? shall I praise you in the woman is the glory of the man. this? I praise you not.

8 For the man is not of the wo- f 23 For I have received of the man, but the woman of the man. Lord, that which also I delivered

9 Neither was the man created unto you, That the Lord Jesus, for the woman, but the woman for the same night in which he was the man.

betrayed, took bread: 10 For this cause ought the wood 24 And when he had given man to have power on her head, thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, because of the angels.

eat: this is my body, which is bro

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en for you: this do in remem-l 4 Now there are diversities of rance of me.

gifts, but the same Spirit. I 25 After the same manner also 5 And there are differences of Le took the cup, when he had sup-administrations, but the same Lord. jed, saying, This cup is the new t 6 And there are diversities of estam

my blood: this do ye, operations, but it is the same God is oft as ye drink it, in remem- which worketh all in all. brance of me.

I 7 But the manifestation of the 26 For as often as ve eat this Spirit is given to every man to probread, and drink this cup, ve do tat withal. shew the Lord's death till he come.1. 8 For to one is given by the Spi. 27 Wherefore, whosoever shall 15

Ürit the word of wisdom ; to anoeat this bread, and drink this cupla

can ther, the word of knowledge by

Pthe same Spirit; of the Lord, unworthily, shall be

be 9 To another, faith by the same guilty of the body and blood of the sni

we Spirit; to another, the gifts of heald 28 But let a man examine him

ing by the same Spirit;

10° To another, the working of self, and so let him eat of that bread, miracles; to another, prophecy; and drink of that cup.

Ito another, discerning of spirits ; 29 For he that eateth and drink- Ito another, divers kinds of tongues; eth unworthily, eateth and drinketh to another, the interpretation of damnation to himself, not dis-tongues : cerning the Lord's body.

l** 11 But all these worketh that 30 For this cause many are weak one and the self-same Spirit, diand sickly among you, and many viding to every man severally as he sleep.

will. 31 For if we would judge our- 12 For as the body is one, and selves, we should not be judged. hath many members, and all the b 32 But when we are judged, we members of that one body, being are chastened of the Lord, that we many, are one body: so also is should not be condemned with the Christ. world.

| 13 For by one Spirit are we all 33 Wherefore, my brethren,

baptized into one body, whether when ye come together to eat, tar

| we be Jews or Gentiles, whether

we be bond or free; and have been ry one for another. 34 And if any man hunger, letli 14 For the body is not one memo

all made to drink into one Spirit. him eat at home: that ye come her bi

ber, but many. not together unto condemnation."

ution. 15 If the foot shall say, Because 1 And the rest will I set in order a

order lam not the hand, I am not of the when I come. CHAP. XII.

ibody; is it therefore not of the

body? N OW concerning spiritual 16 And if the ear shall say, Be. IV gifts, brethren, I would cause I am not the eye, I am not not have you ignorant.

of the body; is it therefore not of 2 Ye know that ye were Gen-Ithe body ? tiles, carried away unto these dumb 17 If the whole body were an idols, even as ye were led. eye, where were the hearing ? If t 3 Wherefore I give you to un- the whole were hearing, where derstand, that no man speaking were the smelling? by the Spirit of God, calleth Jesus 18 But now hath God set the accursed: and that no man can say members every one of them in the that Jesus is the Lord, but by thelbody, as it hath pleased him.

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