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of the Lord's supper.
1. CORINTHIANS. Diversity of spiritual gifts. 23 For I have received of the Lord, that| 10 To another, the working of miracles; which also I delivered unto you, That the to another, prophecy; to another, discem. Lord Jesus, the same night in which he ing of spirits ; to another, divers kinds of was betrayed, took bread:
tongues; to another, the interpretation of 24 And when he had given thanks, he tongues: brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my 11 But all these worketh that one and body, which is broken for you: this do in the self-same Spirit, dividing to every man remembrance of me.
severally as he will. 25 After the same manner also he took 12 For as the body is one, and bath the cup, when he had supped, saying, This many members, and all the members of cup is the new testament in my blood : this that one body, being many, are one body: do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remem- so also is Christ. brance of me.
13 For by one Spirit are we all baptized 26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and into one body, whether we be Jews or drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and death till he come.
have been all made to drink into one 27 Wherefore, whosoever shall eat this Spirit. bread, and drink this cup of the Lord,un- 14 For the body is not one member, worthíly, shall be guilty of the body and but many: blood of the Lord.
15 If the foot shall say, Because I am 28 But let a man examine himself, and not the hand, I am not of the body; is it so let him eat of that bread, and drink of therefore not of the body?
16 And if the ear shall say, Because I 29 For he that eateth and drinketh un- am not the eye, I am not of the body; is worthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to it therefore not of the body? himself, not discerning the Lord's body. 17 If the whole body were an eye,
30 For this cause many are weak and where were the hearing ? If the whole sickly among you, and many sleep. were hearing, where were the smelling!
31 For it we would judge ourselves, we 18 But now hath God set the members should not be judged.
every one of them in the body, as it bath 32 But when we are judged, we are pleased him. chastened of the Lord, that we should not 19 And if they were all one member, be condemned with the world.
where were the body? 33 Wherefore, my brethren, when ye 20 But now are they many members, come together to eat, tarry one for another. yet but one body.
34 And if any man hunger, let him eat 21 And the eye cannot say unto the band, at home: that ye come not together unto I have no need of thee : nor again the condemnation. And the rest will I set in head to the feet, I have no need of you. order when I come.
22 Nay, much more those members of CHAP. XII.
the body, which seem to be more feeble, TOW concerning spiritual gifts, breth- are necessary :
ren, I would not have you ignorant. 23 And those members of the body, 2 Ye know that ye were Gentiles, car- which we think to be less honourable, upon ried away unto these dumb idols, even as these we bestow more abundant bonour; ye were led.
and our uncomely parts have more abun3 Wherefore I give you to understand, dant comeliness. that no man speaking by the Spirit of God, 24 For our comely parts have no need: calleth Jesus accursed: and that no man but God hath tempered the body together, can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the having given more abundant honour to Holy Ghost.
that part which lacked: 4 Now there are diversities of gifts, but 25 That there should be no schism in the same Spirit.
the body ; but that the members should 5 And there are differences of adminis- have the same care one for another. trations, but the same Lord.
26 And whether one member suffer, all 6 And there are diversities of operations, the members suffer with it; or one membut it is the same God which worketh ali ber be honoured, all the members rejoice in all.
with it. 7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is 27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and given to every man to profit withal. members in particular.
8 For to one is given by the Spirit the 28 And God hath set some in the church, word of wisdom; to another, the word of first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly, knowledge by the same Spirit; teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of
9 To another, faith by the same Spirit; healings, helps, governments, diversities to another, the gifts of hcaling by the same of tongues. Spirit;
29 .re all apostles? are all prophets ?
way. ++CHAP. XIII.
The excellence of charity. CHAP. XIII, XIV. Of strange tongues. are all teachers? are all workers of mira- tongue edifieth himself; but he that procles?
phesieth edifieth the church. 30 Have all the gifts of healing ? do all 5 I would that ye all spake with speak with tongues? do all interpret? tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for
31 But covet earnestly the best gifts. greater is he that prophesieth ihan he that And yet shew I unto you a raore excellent speaketh with tongues,except ne interpret,
that the church may receive edisying.
6 Now, brethren, if I come unto you THOUGH I speak with the tongues of speaking with tongues, what shall I profit charity, I am become as sounding brass, or revelation, or by knowledge, or by proa tinkling cymbal.
phesying, or by doctrine? 2 And though I have the gift of pro- 7 And even things without life giving phecy, and understand all mysteries, and sound, whether pipe or harp, except they all knowledge, and though I have all faith, give a distinction in the sounds, how shall so that I could remove mountains, and it be known what is piped or harped ? have not charity, I am nothing.
8 For if the trumpet give an uncertain 3 And though I bestow all my goods to sound, who shall prepare himself to the feed the poor, and though I give my body battle? to be burned, and have not charity, it 9 So likewise ye, except ye utter by profiteth me nothing:
the tongue words easy to be understood, 4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; how shall it be known what is spoken? charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not for ye shall speak into the air. itself, is not puffed up,
10 There are, it may be, so many kinds 5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, of voices in the world, and none of themi seeketh not her own, is not easily pro- is without signification. voked, thinketh no evil;
11 Therefore, if I know not the mean6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but re-ing of the voice, I shall be unto him that joiceth in the truth;
speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh 7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, shall be a barbarian unto me. hopeth all things, endureth all things. 12 Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are
8 Charity never faileth : but whether zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may there be prophecies, they shall fail ; whe-excel to the edifying of the church. ther there be tongues, they shall cease ; 13 Wherefore, let him that speaketh in whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish an unknown tongue, pray that he may inaway.
terpret. 9°For we know in part, and we pro- 14 For if I pray in an unknown tongue, phesy in part.
my spirit prayeth, but my understanding 10 But when that which is perfect is is unfruitful. come, then that which is in part shall be 15 What is it then? I will pray with
the spirit, and I will pray with ihe under11 When I was a child, I spake as a standing also: I will sing with the spirit, child, I understood as a child, I thought and I will sing with the understanding also. as a child: but when I became a man, Il 16 Else, when thou shalt bless with the put away childish things.
spirit, how shall be that occupieth the 12 For now we see through a glass, room of the unlearned say Amen at 'thy darkly; but then face to face: now I giving of thanks, seeing he understandknow in part; but then shall I know even eth not what thou sayest? as also I am known. the
17 For thou verily givest thanks well, - 13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, but the other is not edified. these three; but the greatest of these is 18 I thank my God, I speak with longues charity.ut tch
more than ye all: CHAP. XIV.
19 Yet in the church I havl rather speak FOLLOW after charity, and desire spi- five words with my understanding, that by i
ritual gifts, but rather that ye may my voice I might teach others also, than ten prophesy.
thousand words in an unknown tongue. 2 For he that speaketh in an unknown 20 Brethren, be not children in undertongue, speaketh not unto men, but unto standing : howbeit, in malice be ye chilGod: for no man understandeth him; dren, but in understanding be men. howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mys- 21 In the law it is written, Witb men of teries.
other tongues and other lips will I speak 3 But he that prophesieth, speaketh unto unto this people; and yet for all ihat will men to edification, and exhortation, and they not hear mé, saith'ilie Lord. comfort.
29 Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not 4 He that speaketh in an unknown to them that believe, but to them that be
Women to be silent in church. I. CORINTHIANS. Of the resurrection. lieve not: but prophesying serveth not for that which I also received, how that Christ them that believe not, but for them which died for our sins according to the scriptures; believe.
4 And that he was buried, and that be 23 If therefore the whole church be come rose again the third day according to the together into one place, and all speak with scriptures: tongues, and there come in those that are 5 And that he was seen of Cephas, tben unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not of the twelve: say that ye are mad?
6 After that, he was seen of above fire 24 But if all prophesy, and there come hundred brethren at once; of whom the in one that believeth not, or one unlearned, greater part remain unto this present, but he is convinced of all, he is judged of all: some are fallen asleep.
25 And thus are the secrets of his heart 7 After that, he was seen of James; then made manifest; and so falling down on his of all the apostles. face, he will worship God, and report that 8 And last of all he was seen of me also, God is in you of a truth.
as of one born out of due time. 26 How is it then, brethren? when ye 9 For I am the least of the apostles, that come together, every one of you hath a am not meet to be called an apostle, psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath because I persecuted the church of God. a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let 10 But by the grace of God I am what I all things be done unto edifying. am: and bis grace which was bestowed upon
27 If any man speak in an unknown me, was not in vain; but I laboured more tongue, let it be by iwo, or at the most by abundantly than they all: yet not I, but three, and that by course; and let one the grace of God which was with me. interpret.
11 Therefore whether it were I or they, 28 But if there be no interpreter, let so we preach, and so ye believed. him keep silence in the church; and let 12 Now if Christ be preached that be him speak to himself, and to God. rose from the dead, how say some among
29 Let the prophets speak two or three, you that there is no resurrection of the dead! and let the other judge.
13 But if there be no resurrection of the 30 If any thing be revealed to another dead, then is Christ not risen: that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace. 14 And if Christ be not risen, then is our
31 For ye may all prophesy one by one, preaching vain, and your faith is also rain. that allmay learn, and allmay be comforted. 15 Yea, and we are found false witnesses
32 And the spirits of the prophets are of God; because we have testified of God subject to the prophets.
that he raised up Christ: whom he raised 33 For God is not the author of confusion, not up, if so be that the dead rise not. but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. 16 For if the dead rise not, then is not
34 Let your women keep silence in the Christ raised: churches; for it is not permitted unto them 17 And if Christ be not raised, your to speak: but they are commanded to be faith és vain; ye are yet in your sins. under obedience, as also saith the law. 18 Then they also which are fallen
35 And if they will learn any thing, let asleep in Christ are perished. them ask their husbands at home; for it is 19 If in this life only, we have hope in a shame for women to speak in the church. Christ, we are of all men most miserable.
36 What! came the word of God out 20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, from you? or came it unto you only ? and become the first-fruits of them that slepi.
37 If any man think himself to be a pro- 21 For since by man came death, by phet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that man came also the resurrection of the dead. The things that I write unto you are the com- 22 For as in Adam all die, eren so in mandments of the Lord.
Christ shall all be made alive. 38 But if any man be ignorant, let him 23 But every man in his own order: be ignorant.
Christ the first-fruits; afterward they that 39 Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophe-are Christ's at his coming. sy, and forbid not to speak with tongues, 24 Then cometh the end, when he shall
40 Let all things be done decently, and have delivered up the kingdom to God, in order.
even the Father; when he shall have put CHAP. XV.
down all rule, and all authority, and power. ITOREOVER, brethren, I declare unto 25 For he must reign, till he hath put all
you the gospel which I preached enemies under his feet. unto you, which also ye have received, and 26 The last enemy that shall he destroy. wherein ye stanu;
ed is death. 2 by which also ye are saved, if yel 27 For he hath put all things under bis kcep in memory what I preached unto feet. But when he saith all things are put you, unless ye have believed in vain. under him, it is manifest that he is except3 For I delivered unto you first or all, led which did put all things under him.
Manner of the resurrection. CHAP. XVI. The change of the living.
28 And when all things shall be subdued the earthy, we shall also bear the image of unto him, then shall the Son also himself the heavenly. be subject unto him that put all things 50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh under him, that God may be all in all. and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of
29 Else what shall they do, which are God; neither doth corruption inherit incorbaptized sor the dead, if the dead rise not at ruption. all? why are they then baptized for the dead? 51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We
30 And why stand we in jeopardy every shall not all sleep, hut we shall all be hour?
changed, 31 I protest by your rejoicing which I 52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily. eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall
32 If after the manner of men I have sound, and the dead shall be raised incorfought with beasts at Ephesus, what advan- ruptible, and we shall be changed. tageth it me, if the dead rise not? let us eat 53 For this corruptible must put on inand drink; for to-morrow we die. corruption, and this mortal must put on
33 Be not deceived: Evil communica- immortality. tions corrupt good manners.
54 So when this corruptible shall have 34 Awake to righteousness, and sin not; put on incorruption, and this mortal shall for some have not the knowledge of God. have put on immortality, then shall be I speak this to your shame.
brought to pass the saying that is written, 35 But some man will say, How are the Death is swallowed up in victory. dead raised up? and with what body do 55 0 death, where is thy sting? O grave, they come?
where is thy victory? 36 Thou fool, that which thou sowest is 56 The sting of death is sin; and the not quickened except it die:
strength of sin is the law. 37 And that which thou sowest, thou 57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us sowest not that body that shall be, but bare the victory, through our Lord Jesus Christ. grain; it may chance of wheat, or of some 58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be other grain:
ye steadfast, unmoveable, always abound38 But God giveth it a body as it hath ing in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as pleased him, and to every seed his own ye know that your labour is not in vain in body.
saints, as I have given order to the birds.
churches of Galatia, even so do ye. 40 There are also celestial bodies, and 2 Upon the first day of the week let bodies terrestrial : but the glory of the ce- every one of you lay by him in store, as God lestial is one, and the glory of the terres- hath prospered him, that there be no trial is another.
gatherings when I come. 41 There is one glory of the sun, and 3 And when I come, whomsoever ye another glory of the moon, and another shall approve by your letters, them will i glory of the stars; for one star differeth send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem. from another star in glory.
4 And if it be meet that I go also, they 42 So also is the resurrection of the dead. shall go with me. It is sown in corruption, it is raised in in- 5 Now I will come unto you, when I corruption:
shall pass through Macedonia: for I do 43 It is sown in dishonour, it is raised pass through Macedonia. in glory: it is sown in weakness, it is 6 And it may be that I will abide, yea, raised in power:
and winter with you, that ye may bring 44 It is sown a natural body, it is raised me on my journey whithersoever I go. a spiritual body. There is a natural body,, 7 For I will not see you now by the way; and there is a spiritual body.
but I trust to tarry a while with you, if the 45 And so it is written, The first man Lord permit. Adam was made a living soul, the last 8 But I will tarry at Ephesus until PenAdam was made a quickening spirit. tecost.
46 Howbeit, that was not first which is 9For a great door and effectual is opened spiritual, but that which is natural; and unto me, and there are many adversaries. afterward that which is spiritual.
10 Now if Timotheus come, see that he 47 The first man is of the earth, earthy : may be with you without fear; for he workthe second man is the Lord from heaven. eth the work of the Lord, as I also do.
48 As is the earthy, such are they also 11 Let no man therefore despise him : that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, but conduct him forth in peace, that he may euch are they also that are heavenly. come unto me: for I look for him with the 49 And as we have borne the image of brethren.
beasts, another of fishes, and another of NOW.concerning the collection for the
Sundry admonitions. II. CORINTHIANS. The sincerity of Paul.
12 As touching our brother Apollos, 18 For they have refreshed my spirit greatly desired him to come unto you with and yours: therefore acknowledge ye them the brethren: but his will was not at all to that are such. come at this time; but he will come when 19 The churches of Asia salute you, hc shall have convenient time.
Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in the 13 Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit Lord, with the church that is in their bouse. you like men, be strong.
20 All the brethren greet you. Greet 14 Let all your things be done with ye one another with a holy kiss. charity.
21 The salutation of me Paul with mine 15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know own hand. the house of Stephanas, that it is the first- 22 If any man love not the Lord Jesus fruits of Achaia, and that they have addict- Christ, let him be Anathema, Maran-atba. ed themselves to the ministry of the saints,) 23 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ
16 That ye submit yourselves unto such, be with you. and to every one that helpeth with us, and 24 My love be with you, all in Christ laboureth.
Jesus. Amen. 17 I am glad of the coming of Stepha- T The first epistle to the Corintbians was nas, and Fortunatus, and Achaicus : for written from Philippi, by Stepbanas, that which was lacking on your part, they and Fortunatus, and Achaicus, and have supplied.
1 The Second Epistle of PAUL,the Apostle, to the
for us, that for the gift bestowed upon us by PAUL, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the the means of many persons, thanks may
will of God, and Timothy our bro- be given by many on our behalf. ther, unto the church of God which is at 12 For our rejoicing is this, the testiCorinth, with all the saints which are in all mony of our conscience, that in simplicity Achaia :
and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wis 2 Grace be to you and peace from God dom, but by the grace of God, we have had our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. our conversation in the world, and more
3 Blessed be God, even the Father of abundantly to you-ward. our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mer- 13 For we write none other things unto cies, and the God of all comfort; you, than what ye read or acknowledge;
4 Who comforteth us in all our tribula- and I trust ye shall acknowledge even to tion, that we may be able to comfort them the end; which are in any trouble by the comfort 14 As also ye have acknowledged us in wherewith we ourselves are comforted of part, that we are your rejoicing, eren as God.
ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus. 5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound 15 And in this confidence I was minded in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by to come unto you before, that ye might Christ.
have a second benefit; 6 And whether we be afflicted, it is for 16 And to pass by you into Macedonia, your consolation and salvation, which is and to come again out of Macedonia unto effectual in the enduring of the same suf- you, and of you to be brought on my way ferings which we also suffer: or whether toward Judea. we be comforted, it is for your consolation 17 When I therefore was thus minded, and salvation.
did I use lightness? or the things that I 7 And our hope of you is steadfast, purpose, do I purpose according to the knowing, that as ye are partakers of the suf- Aesh, that with me there skould be yea, ferings, so shall ye be also of the consolation. yea, and nay, nay? 8 For we would not, brethren, have
you 18 But as God is true, our word toward ignorant of our trouble which came to us you was not yea and nay. in Asia, that we were pressed out of mea- 19 For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, sure, above strength, insomuch that we de- who was preached among you by us, eten spaired even of life:
by me, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, was 9 But we had the sentence of death in not yea and nay, but in him was yea. ourselves, that we should not trust in our- 20 For all the promises of God in him selves, but in God which raiseth the dead: are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory
10 Who delivered us from so great a of God by us. death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust 21 Now be which establisheth us with you that he will yet deliver us :
in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God; 11 Ye also helping together by prayer) 22 Who hath also scaled us, and giren