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32 That I may come unto you pas, and all the saints which are with joy by the will of God, and with them. may with you be refreshed.
16 Salute one another with a 6 33 Now the God of peace be holy kiss. The churches of Chris with you all. Amen. CHAP. XVI.
d 17 Now I beseech you, brethren, our sister, which is a servant and offences, contrary to the doc of the church which is at Cenchrea: trine which ye have learned ; and d 2 That ye receive her in the avoid them. Lord, as becometh saints, and that 18 For they that are such serve ye assist her in whatsoever busi- not our Lord Jesus Christ, but ness she hath need of you: for she their own belly ; and by good hath been a succourer of many, words and fair speeches deceive and of inyself also.
the hearts of the simple. 3 Greet Priscilla and Aquila, c 19 For your obedience is come my helpers in Christ Jesus:
abroad unto all men. I am glad c4 Who have for my life laid therefore on your behalf: but yet down their own necks: unto whom I would have you wise unto that not only I give thanks, but also all which is good, and simple coethe churches of the Gentiles. cerning evil.
5 Likewise greet the church that $ 20 And the God of peace sbal is in their house. Salute my well- bruise Satan under your feet shortbeloved Epenetus, who is the first- ly. The grace of our Lord Jesus fruits of Achaia unto Christ.
Christ be with you.
Amen. 6 Greet Mary, who bestowed 21 Timotheus my work-fellow, much labour on us.
and Lucius, and Jason, and Sosi c 7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, pater, my kinsman salute you. my kinsmen, and my fellow pri- 22 'I Tertius, who wrote this soners, who are of note among the epistle, salute you in the Lord. apostles, who also were in Christ 23 Gaius' mine host, and of the before me.
whole church, saluteth you. Eras 8 Greet Amplias my beloved in tus the chamberlain of the city sa the Lord.
luteth you, and Quartus a brother. 9 Salute Urbane, our helper in b 24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and Stachys my beloved. Christ be with you all. Amen.
10 Salute Apelles approved in d 25 Now to him that is of power Christ. Salute them which are of to establish you according to my Aristobulus' household.
gospel, and the preaching of Jesus c 11 Salute Herodian my kinsman. Christ, according to the revelation Greet them that be of the household of the mystery, which was kept of Narcissus, which are in the Lord. secret since the world began, 6 12 Salute Tryphena and Try- 26 But now is made manifest, phosa, who labour in the Lord. and by the scriptures of the proSalute the beloved Persis, which phets, according to the commandlaboured much in the Lord. inent of the everlasting God, made
13 Salute Rufus chosen in the known to all nations for the obediLord, and his mother and mine. ence of faith:
14 Salute Asyncritus, Phlegon, 27 To God only wise, be glory Hermas, Patrobas, Hermes, and through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen. the brethren which are with them. I Written to the Romans from Co
15 Salute Philologus, and Julia, rinthus, and sent by Phebe ser Nereus, and his sister and Olym-) vant of the church at Cenchrea.
T The First Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the
14 I thank God that I baptized tle of Jesus Christ through 15 Lest any should say that I he will of God, and Sosthenes our had baptized in mine own name. rother,
16 And I baptized also the house· 2 Unto the church of God which hold of Stephanas; besides, I know 3 at Corinth, to them that are sanc- not whether I baptized any other. ified in Christ Jesus, called to be 17 For Christ sent me not to bapaints, with all that in every place tize, but to preach the gospel : not all upon the name of Jesus Christ with wisdom of words, lest the rur Lord, both theirs and ours: cross of Christ should be made of
3 Grace be unto you, and peace none effect. rom God our Father, and from 18 For the preaching of the he Lord Jesus Christ.
cross is to them that perish, fool. 4 I thank my God always on ishness ; but unto us which are rour behalf, for the grace of God saved, it is the power of God. vhich is given you by Jesus Christ; 19 For it is written, I will destroy 55 That in every thing ye are en- the wisdom of the wise, and will riched by him, in all utterance, bring to nothing the understandind in all knowledge ;
ing of the prudent. 6 Even as the testimony of 20 Where is the wise? where is Christ was confirmed in you: the scribe? where is the disputer 17 So that ye come behind in no of this world ? hath not God made gift: waiting for the coming of our foolish the wisdom of this world ? Lord Jesus Christ :
t 21 For after that in the wisdom 6 8 Who shall also confirm you of God the world by wisdom knew unto the end, that ye may be blame- not God, it pleased God by the less in the day of our Lord Jesus foolishness of preaching to save Christ.
them that believe. t 9 God is faithful, by whom ye 22 For the Jews require a sign, were called unto the fellowship of and the Greeks seek after wisdom: his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. C 23 But we preach Christ cruci. d 10 Now I beseech you, brethren, fied, unto the Jews a stumbling. by the name of our Lord Jesus block, and unto the Greeks fool. Christ, that
ye all speak the same ishness; thing, and that there be no divisions c 24 But unto them which are among you ; but that ye be per- called, both Jews and Greeks, fectly joined together in the same Christ the power of God, and the mind, and in the same judgment. wisdom of God. p 11 For it hath been declared un- 25 Because the foolishness of to me of you, my brethren, by them God is wiser than men ; and the which are of the house of Chloe, that weakness of God is stronger than there are contentions among you.
12 Now this I that every one t 26 For ye see your calling, breof you saith, I am of Paul; and I of thren, how that not many wise Apollos; and I of Cephas ; and I men after the flesh, not many of Christ.
mighty, not many noble are called": 13 Is Christ divided ? was Paul 27 But God hath chosen the crucified for you? or were ye bap- foolish things of the world to contized in the name of Paul ? found the wise : and God hath
chosen the weak things of the prepared for them that love him. world to confound the things which i 10 But God hath revealed thes are mighty ;
unto us by his Spirit ; for the Spirit t 28 And base things of the world, searcheth all things, yea, the deep and things which are despised, things of God. hath God chosen, yea, and things 11 For what man knoweth the which are not, to bring to nought things of a man, save the spirit of things that are:
man which is in him ? even so the 29 That no flesh should glory in things of God knoweth no man, his presence.
but the Spirit of God. t 30 But of him are ye in Christ t* 12 Now we have received, not Jesus, who of God is made unto us the spirit of the world, but the wisdom, and righteousness, and Spirit which is of God; that we sanctification, and redemption: might know the things that a
31 That, according as it is writ- freely given to us of God. ten, He that glorieth, let him glory d 13 Which things also we speak, in the Lord.
not in the words which man's wi CHAP. II.
dom teacheth, but which the Holy f
to you,came not with excel- ritual things with spiritual. lency of speech, or of wisdom, de- t 14 But the natural man receive claring unto you the testimony eth not the things of the Spirit of of God.
God: for they are foolishness us to d 2 For I determined not to know him: neither can he know the any thing among you, save Jesus because they are spiritually dis Christ, and him crucified.
cerned. f3 And I was with you in weak- 15 But he that is spiritual jude ness, and in fear, and in much eth all things, yet he himself is trembling.
judged of no man. d 4 And iny speech and my preach- 16 For who hath known tie ing was not with enticing words of mind of the Lord, that he may man's wisdom, but in demonstra-struct him ? But
have the tion of the Spirit, and of power: mind of Christ. 5 That your faith should not
CHAP. III. stand in the wisdom of men, but c ND I, brethren, could not in the power of God.
you as unto spi6 Howbeit, we speak wisdom ritual, but as unto carnal, even 25 among them that are perfect: yet unto babes in Christ. not the wisdoin of this world, nor 2 I have fed you with milk, and of the princes of this world, that not with meat: for hitherto Fe come to nought:
were not able to bear it, neither yet ť 7 But we speak the wisdom of now are ye able, God in a mystery, even the hidden P 3 For ye are yet carnal: fu wisdom which Ğod ordained be whereas there is among you envy fore the world unto our glory ; ing, and strife, and divisions, are
8 Which none of the princes of ye not carnal, and walk as men? this world knew : for had they 4 For while one saith, I ain of known il, they would not have Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; crucified the Lord of Glory. are ye not carnal ? b 9 But as it is written, Eye hath 5 Who then is Paul, and who is not seen, nor ear heard, neither Apollos, but ministers by whom ye have entered into the heart of believed, even as the Lord gave to man the things which God hath every man?
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.
p 21 Therefore let no man glory | 8 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 sife, or according to his own labour. death, or things present, or things
9 For we are labourers together to come ; all are 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 ET a man so account of us,as wise master-builder, I have laid 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.
c3 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: bui 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 Gou. 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 bare made a spectacle unto the world, not rather mourned, that he that and to angels, and to men. hath 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 presenti
, 11 Even unto this present hour concerning him that hath so dove we both hunger, and thirst, and this deed ; are naked, and are buffeted, and 4 In the name of our Lord Jesus have no certain dwelling-place ; Christ, when ye are gathered to c 12 And labour, working with our gether, and my spirit, with a 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 sare 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 leare shame you, but as my beloved sons leaveneth the whole lump? I warn you.
d 7 Purge out therefore the old f 15 For though ye have ten thou- leaven, that ye may be sand instructors in Christ, yet have lump, as ye are unleavened. For ye not many fathers: for in Christ even 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 wickedc 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 fornimembrance 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, o though I would not come to you.
with idolators: for then must ye 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 i 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.
judge them also that are without? P
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 a way tiles, that one should have his fa- from among yourselves that wick ther's wife.