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32 And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets. 33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. 34 Let i. women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saiththelaw, 35 And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home : for it is a shame for women to speak in the church. 36 What! came the word of God out from you? or came it unto you only 2 37 If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, lethimacknowledgethat the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord. 38 But if any man be ignorant, let him be ignorant. 39 Yo..." COVet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues, 40 Let all things be done detently, and in order. CHAP. XV. Of Christ's resurrection. 'OREOVER, brethreh, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; 2. By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. 3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures: 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day, according to the scriptures: 5 And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve.


xv. proved by Christ's, 6 After that he was seen of a.

bove five hundred brethren at once, of whom the greater part remain unto this present; but some are fallen asleep.

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I or they, so we preach, and so ye believed.

12 Now, if Christ be preached

that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?

13 But if there be no resurrec

tion of the dead, then is Christ not riSen.

14 And if Christ be not risen,

then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.

15 Yea, and we are found false

witnesses of God; because we have testifiedofCod, thathe raised up Christ; whom he raised not up, if so be that the dead rise not,

16 For if the dead rise not, then

is not Christ raised;

17 And if Christ be not raised,

your faith is vain; ye are yet in your Sins:

18 Then they also which are

fallen asleep in Christare perished.

19 If in this life only we have

hope in Christ, we are of all men

most miserable. . H};

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nications corrupt good manners, 34 Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame. 35 But some man will say, How

22 For as in Adam all die, even are the dead raised up; and with

so in Christ shall allbemade alive. 23 But every man in his own order: Christ the first-fruits, af.

what body do they come
36 Thou fool, that which thou
sowest is not quickened except it.

terward they that are Christ's at die:

his coming.

37 And that which thou sow

24. Thencomeththeend, whenhelest, thou sowest not that body

shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father:

that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat or of some

when he shall have put down all|other grain:

rule, and all authority and power. 25. For he must reign, till he

38 But God giveth it a body as it hath pleased him, and to every

hath put all enemies under his seed his own body.


39 All flesh is not the same

26 The last enemy that shall be flesh: but there is one kind of flesh

destroyed is death. 27 For he hath under his feet.

of men, another of beasts, ano

ut all things|ther of fishes, and another of birds. ut when he saith, all things are put under him,

.40 There are also celestial bo. dies, and bodies terrestrial: but

it is manifest that he is excepted the glory of the celestial is one, which did put all things underland the glory of the terrestrial is


28 And when all things shall be

another: .
41 There is one glory of the sun,

subdued unto him, then shall the and another glory of the moon, Son also himself be subjećt untoland another glory of the stars, for him that put all things under him, one star differeth from another star

that God may be all in all.

29, Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead,

in glory. e -
42 So also is the resurre&tion
of the dead : it is sown in corrupt-

if the dead rise not at all? whylion, it is raised in incorruption: .

are they then baptized for the


. 43. It is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory; it is sown in

30 And why stand we injeopar-weakness, it is raised in power;

dy every hour? 31 I

Lord, I die daily.
32 If after the manner of men I
have fought with beasts at Ephe-

44 It is sown a natural body,

- rotest, by your rejoicing it, is raised a spiritual body. which I have in Christ Jesus our|There is a natural body, and there.

is a spiritual body.

first man Adam was made a li

sus, what advantageth it me if the ving soul, the last Adam was

dead rise not? letus eat and drink, for to:morrow we die. , 33Benotdeceived; evil commu

made a quickening spirit.
46 Howbeit that , was not
first which is spiritual, but th:

45 And so it is written, The

7%echange at the last day. Chap. xvi. Of relieving our brethren.

which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual. 47 The first man is of the earth, earthy; the second man is the Lord from heaven. 48 As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy; and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly. 49 And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly. , 50. Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorrup

O11. 51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump; for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. 53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. 54 So when this corruptible

shall have put on incorruption,

and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory. 55 O death! where is thy sting: O gravel where is thy victory ! 56 The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law: 57 But thanks be to God, which iveth us the vićtory through our £. Jesus Christ. 58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in

Of relieving our brethren. W, concerning the colle&tion for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. 2 Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come. 3 And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem. 4 And if it" be meet that I go also, they shall go with me. 5 Now I will come unto you, when I shall pass through Macedonia: (for I do pass through Macedonia:) 6 And it may be, that I will abide, yea, and winter with you, that ye may bring me on my jour-, ney whithersoever I go. 7 For I will not see you now by the way; but I trust to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit. 8. But I will tarry at Ephesus until Pentecost. 9 For a great door and effe&tual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries, 10 Now, if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear: for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also do. 11 Let no man, therefore, despise him; but condućt him forth in peace, that he may come unto me: for I look for him with the: brethren. 12 As touching our brother A. pollos, I greatly, desired him to come unto you with the brethren: but his will was not at all to come atthistime; buthe willcome when he shall have convenient time. 13 Watch ye, stand fast in the

vain in the Lord. . CHAP. XVI,

faith, quityou like men, bestrong, Hh 2

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CHAP. I. Encouragement against troubles. AUL, an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia: 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from #. Lord Jesus Christ. 3 Blessed he God, even the Fa. ther of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort, 4 Who comforteth usin all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted 5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.

vation, which is effectual in the enduring of the same sufferings. which we also suffer; or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation. 7 And our hope of you is stedfast, knowing, that as ye are partakers of the sufferings, so sòal: ye be also of the consolation. 8 For we would not brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life: 9 But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trustin ourselves, but in God, which raiseth the dead; 10 Who delivered us from so. great a death, and doth deliver; in whom we trust that he will yet. ideliver us; 11 Ye also helping together by

6 And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation and Sal

prayer for us, that, for the gift Westowed upon us by the means of

He excusethbislong absence. Chap. ii.

many persons, thanks may be given by many on our behalf. 12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of §. we have had our conversation in the world, andmore abundantly to you-ward. 13 For we write none other things unto you than what ye read or acknowledge; and I trust ye shall acknowledge even to the end; 14 As also ye have acknowledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as ye also ore ours, in the day of the Lord Jesus. 15 And in this confidence I was minded to come unto you before, that ye might have a second benefit; 16 And to pass by you into Macedonia, and to come again out of Macedonia unto you, and of you to be brought on my way toward Judea. 17. When I, therefore, was thus minded, did I use lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea, yea, and nay, nay? 18 But as God is true, our word toward you was not yea and


% For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us, even by me, and Sylvanus, and Timotheus, was not yea and nay, but in him was

20 For all the promises of God
in him are yea, and in him amen,
unto the glory of God by us.
21 Now he which stablisheth
us with you in Christ, and hath


His success in preaching.

22 Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

23 Moreover, I call God for a record upon my soul, that to spare you, I came not as yet unto Corinth.

24 Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye

stand. CHAP. II. Paul’s success in preaching. UT I determined this with myself, that I would not come again to you in heaviness. 2 For if I make you sorry, who is he then that maketh me glad, but the same which is made sorry by me? 3 And I wrote this same unto you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I Ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all. 4. For out of much affliction and anguish of heart, I wrote unto you with many tears; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you. 5 But if any have caused grief, he hath not grieved me, but in part; that I may not overcharge you all. 6 Sufficient to such a man is this punishment which was inflicted of many. 7 So that contrariwise, ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such an one. should be swallowed up with over-much sorrow. 8 Wherefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your love toward him. 9 For to this end also did #

anointed us, is God

write, that I might know the

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