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CHAP. I, II.

Corinth for heir dissensions, saluteth you. Erastus the chamberlain of the 26 But now is made manifest, and by the scripcity salut :th you, and Quartus a brother. tures of the prophets, according to the com

24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with mandment of ihe everlasting God, made known you all. Amen.

to all nations for the obedience of faith : 25 Now to him that is of power to establish| 27 To God only wise, be glory through Jesus you according to my gospel, and the preaching Christ for ever. Amen. of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of 1 Written to the Romans from Corinthus, and the mystery, which was kept secret since the sent by Phebe servant of the church at world began,

Cenchrea.
T The First Epistle of PAUL, :he Apostle, to the CORINTHIANS.
CHAP. I.

24 But unto them which are called, both Jews Paul exhorteth to unity, &c.

and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ wisdom of God.

through the will of God, and Sosthenes our 25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser :han brother,

men; and the weakness of God is stronger than 2 Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, men. to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called 26 For ye see your calling, brethren, how that to be saints, with all that in every place call not many wise men after the flesh, not many upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both mighty, not many noble are called : theirs and ours:

27 But God hath chosen the foolish things of 3 Grace be unto you, and peace from God our the world to confound the wise; and God hath Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. chosen the weak things of the world to confound

4 I thank my God always on your behalf, for the things which are mighty; the grace of God which is given you by Jesus 28. And base things of the world, and things Christ;

which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and 5 That in every thing ye are enriched by him, things which are not, to bring to nought things in all utterance, and in all knowledge ;

that are : 6 Even as the testimony of Christ was con- 29 That no flesh should glory in his presence. firmed in you:

30 But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of 7 So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ : and sanctification, and redemption:

8 Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that| 31 That, according as it is written, He that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus gloricth, let him glory in the Lord. Christ.

CHAP. II. 9 God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto Character of Paul's preaching. the fellowships elchis Soun, Leeusrehribe one hande A Motw breekrene when speeche

, to pow.come of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the declaring unto you the testimony of God. same thing, and that there be no divisions among 2 For I determined not to know any thing you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified. the same mind, and in the same judgment. 3 And I was with you in weakness, and in fear,

11 For it hath been declared unto me of you, my and in much trembling. brethren, by them which are of the house of Chloe, 4 And my speech and my preaching was not that there are contentions among you.

with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in 12 Now this I say, that every one of you saith, demonstration of the Spirit, and of power: I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and Iof Cephas; 5 That your faith should not stand in the wisand I of Christ.

dom of men, but in the power of God. 13 Is Christ divided ? was Paul crucified for 6 wbeit, we speak wisdom among them you? or were ye baptized in the name of Paul ? that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this 14 I thank God that I baptized none of you, world, nor of the princes of this world, that come but Crispus and Gaius;

to nought : 15 Lest any should say that I had baptized in 7 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystemine own name.

ry, even the hidden wisdom which God ordained 16 And I baptized also ine household of Ste- before the world unto our glory; phanas; besides, I know not whether I baptized 8 Which none of the princes of this world any other.

knew: for had they known it, they would not 17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to have crucified the Lord of glory. preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, 9 But as it is written, Eye hath not scen, nor lest the cross of Christ should be made of none car heard, neither have entered into the heart effect.

of man, the things which God hath prepared 18 For the preaching of the cross is to them for them that love him. that perish, foolishness; but unto us which are 10 But God hath revealed them unto us by his saved, it is the power of God.

Spirit; for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, 19 For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom the deep things of God. of the wise, and will bring to nothing the un- 11 For what man knoweth the things of a man, derstanding of the prudent.

save the spirit of man which is in him ? even so 20 Where is the wise ? where is the scribe ? the things of God knoweth no man, but the where is the disputer of this world ? hath not Spirit of God. God made foolish the wisdom of this world? 12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the

21 For after that in the wisdom of God the world, but the Spirit which is of God; that we world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God might know the things that are freely given to by the foolishness of preaching to save them that us of God. believe.

13. Which things also we speak, not in the words 2. For the Jews requir; a sign, and the Greeks which inan's wisdom teacheth, but which the seek after wisdom :

Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things 2.3 But we preach Christ crucified, unto the with spiritual. Jew's a stumbling-block, and unto the Grecks 14 But the natural man receiveth not the things tuolishness;

lof the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness

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Christ the only foundation.

I. CORINTHIANS. The sufferings of the apostles. anto him: neither can he know them, because should be judged of you, or of man's judgment : they are spiritually discerned.

yea, I judge not mine own self. 15 But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, 4 For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not yet he himself is judged of no man.

hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the 16 For who hath known the mind of the Lord, Lord. that he may instruct him? But we have the 5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, unmind of Christ.

til the Lord come, who both will bring to light CHAP. III.

the hidden things of darkness, and will make Paul's manner with weak believers. manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then ND I, brethren, could not speak unto you shall every man have praise of God.

6 And these things, brethren, I have in a figure as unto babes in Christ.

transferred to myself, and to Apollos, for your 2 I have fed you with milk, and not with sakes: that ye might learn in us not to think of meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, men above that which is written, that no one of neither yet now are ye able.

you be puffed up for one against another. 3 For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is 7 For who maketh thee to differ from another? among you envying, and strife, and divisions, and what hast thou that thou didst not receive ? are ye not carnal, and walk as men ?

now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, 4 For while one saith, I am of Paul; and ano- as if thou hadst not received it? ther, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal ? 8 Now ye are full, now ye are rich, ye have

5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but reigned as kings without us: and I would to ministers by whom ye believed, even as the God ye did reign, that we also might reign with 1.ru gave to every man ?

you. 6 I have planted, Apollos watered: but God 9 For I think that God hath set forth us the gave the increase.

apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for 7 So then, neither is he that planteth any thing, we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to neither he that watereth: but God that giveth angels, and to men. the increase.

10 We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are 8 Now he that planteth and he that watereth wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; are one: and every man shall receive his own ye are honourable, but we are despised. reward, according to his own labour.

11 Even unto this present hour we both hunger, 9 For we are labourers together with God: ye and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and are God's husbandry, ye are God's building: have no certain dwelling-place;

10 According to the grace of God which is given 12 And labour, working with our own hands. unto me, as a wise master-builder, I have laid Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. suffer it; But let every man take heed how he buildeth 13 Being defamed, we entreat: we are made as thereupon.

the filth of the world, and are the off-scouring 11 For other foundation can no man lay than of all things unto this day. that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

14 I write not these things to shame you, but 12 Now it'any man build upon this foundation, as my beloved sons I warn you. gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stub- 15 For though ye have ten thousand instructors ble;

in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers : for in 13 Every man's work shall be made manifest: Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the for the day shall declare it, because it shall be gospel. revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every 16 Wherefore, I beseech you, be ye followers man's work, of what sort it is.

14 If any man's work abide which he hath 17 For this cause have I sent unto you Timobuilt thereupon, he shall receive a reward. theus, who is my beloved son, and faithful in

15 If any man's work shall be burned, he shall the Lord, who shall bring you into remembrance suffer loss : but he himself shall be saved; yet of my ways which be in Christ, as I teach every 80 as by fire.

where in every church. 16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, 18 Now some are puffed up, as though I would and that the Spirit of God dwelieth in you? not come to you.

17. If any man defile the temple of God, him19 But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord shall God destroy: for the temple of God is will, and will know, not the speech of them which holy, which temple ye are.

are puffed up, but the power. 18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man 20 For the kingdom of God is not in word, but among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let in power. him become a fool, that he may be wise. 21 What will ye? shall I come unto you with

19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness ! with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise

CHAP. V. in their own craftiness.

Paul reproveth for sundry sins, &c.* 20 And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts I Trion among you, and such fornication as is of the wise, that they are vain. 21 Therefore let no man glory in men: for all not so much as named among the Gentiles, that things are yours;

one should have his father's wife. 22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the 2 And ye are puffed up, and have not rather world, or life, or deatli, or things present, or mourned, that he that hath done this deed might things to come; all are yours;

be taken away from among you. 23 And ye are Christ's : and Christ is God's. 3 For I verily, as absent in body, but preseni in CHAP. IV.

spirit, have judged already as though I were preHow to account of ministers, &c. sent, concerning him that hath so done this deed, ters of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries ye are gathered together, and my spirit, with the

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power of our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 Moreover, it is required in stewards that a 5 To deliver such a one unto Satan for the de. man be found faitliful.

struction of the flesh, that the spirit may be 3 But with me it is a very small thing that I saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

of me.

Heinous offenders to be avoided. CHAP. VI, VII.

Concerning marriage 6 Your glorying is not good. Know ye not, 17 But he that is joined unto the Lord is one that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump ? spirit.

7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that yel .18 Flee fornication. Every sin that a man may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For doeth, is without the body; but he that commiteven Christ our passover is sacrificed for us: teth fornication, sinneth against his own body. 8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old 19 What! know ye not that your body is the leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which wickedness ; but with the unleavened bread of ye have of God, and ye are not your own ? sincerity and truth.

20 For ye are bought with a price: therefore 9 I wrote unto you in an epistle, not to compa-glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, ny with fornicators :

which are God's. 10 Yet not altogether with the fornicators of

CHAP. VII. this world, or with the covetous, or extortion- Marriage, the remedy for fornication. ers, or with ei colaters : for then must ye needs NOW.cmcerning the debtores atraof ye moto cha 11 Put now I have written unto you not to keep a woman. company, if any man that is called a brother be 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a man have his own wife, and let every woman railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner : with have her own husband. such a one no not to eat.

3 Let the husband render unto the wife due 12 For what have I to do to judge them also benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto that are without ? do not ye judge them that are the husband. within ?

4 The wife hath not power of her own body, 13 But them that are without God judgeth. but the husband : and likewise also the husband Therefore put away from among yourselves that hath not power of his own body, but the wife. wicked person.

5 Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with CHAP. VÌ.

consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves Law with brethren forbidden, &c. to fasting and prayer; and come together again, DAL

ARE any of you, having a matter against that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency:

another, go to law before the unjust, and 6 But I speak this by permission, and not of not before the saints ?

commandment. 2 Do ye not know that the saints shall judge 7 For I would that all men were even as I mythe world ? and if the world shall be judged by self. But every man hath his proper gift of God, you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest mat- one after this manner, and another after that. ters?

8 I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, 3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how It is good for them if they abide even as I. much more, things that pertain to this life? 9 But if they cannot contain, let them narry :

4 If then ye have judgments of things pertain- for it is better to marry than to burn. ing to this life, set them to judge who are least 10 And unto the married I command, yet not I, esteemed in the church.

but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her 5 I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is husband : not a wise man among you ? no, not one that 11 But and if she depart, let her remain unmarshall be able to judge between his brethren ? ried, or be reconciled to her husband : and let

6 But brother goeth to law with brother, and not the husband put away his wife. that before the unbelievers.

12 But to the rest speak I, not the Lord, If any 7 Now therefore there is utterly a fault among brother hath a wife that believeth not, and she you, because ye go to law one with another. be pleased to dwell with him, let him not put her Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye away. not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded ? 13 And the woman which hath a husband that

8 Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your believeth not, and if he be pleased to dwell with brethren.

her, let her not leave him. 9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not 14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by inherit the kingdom of God ? Be not deceived; the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, by the husband : else were your children unnor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with clean; but now are they holy. mankind,

15 But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, A brother or a sister is not under bondage in nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the such cases ; but God hath called us to peace. kingdom of God.

16 For what knowest thou, O wife, whether 11 And such were some of you: but ye are thou shalt save thy husband? or how know washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justifi- est thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy ed in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the wife? Spirit of our God.

17 But as God hath distributed to every man, 12 All things are lawful unto me, but all things as the Lord hath called every one, so let him are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, walk. And so ordain I in all churches. but I will not be brought under the power of any. 18 Is any man called being circumcised ? let

13 Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: him not become uncircumcised. Is any called in but God shall destroy both it and them. Now uncircumcision ? let him not be circumcised. the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord;. 19 Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision and the Lord for the body.

is nothing, but tliekeeping of the commandments 14 And God hath both raised up the Lord, and of Gud. will also raisc up us by his own power.

20 Let every man abide in the same calling 15 Know ye not, that your bodies are the mem- wherein he was called. bers of Christ ? shall I then take the members 21 Art thou called being a servant ? care net of Christ, and in ike them the members of a har- for it; but if thou mayest be made free, use it lot? God forbid.

rather. 16 What! know ye not that he which is joined 22 For he that is called in the Lord, being a ser•o a harlot is one bɔdy? for two, saith he, shall vant, is the Lord's freeman: likewise also ne be one flesh.

that is called, being free, is Christ's servant.

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I. CORINTHIANS.

Of ofending our brethren. 23 Ye are bought with a price; be not ye the whether in heaven or in earth, as there be gods servants of men.

many, and lords many;) 24 Brethren, let every man, wherein he is call- 6 But to us there is but one God, the Father, of ed, therein abide with God.

whom are all things, and we in him; and one 25 Now concerning virgins, I have no com- Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and mandment of the Lord : yet I give my judgment we by him. as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to 7 How beit, there is not in every man that knowbe faithful.

ledge: for some with conscience of the idol unto 26 I suppose therefore that this is good for the this hour eat it as a thing offered unto an idol : present distress ; I say, that it is good for a man and their conscience, being weak, is defiled. so to be.

8 But meat commendeth us not to God: for 2 Art thou bound unto a wife ? seek not to neither if we eat are we the better; neither if be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife ? seek we eat not, are we the worse. not a wife.

9 But take heed lest by any means this liberty 2- But and if thou marry, thou hast not sinned : of yours become a stumbling-block to them that and if a virgin marry she hath not sinned. Ne- are weak. vertheless, such shall have trouble in the flesh; 10 For if any man see thee, which hast knowbut I spare you.

ledge, sit at meat in the idol's temple, shall not 29 But this I say, brethren, The time is short. the conscience of him which is weak be emIt remaineth, that both they that have wives, be boldened to eat those things which are offered as though they had none;

to idols; 30 And they that weep, as though they wept 11 And through thy knowledge shall the weak not; and they that rejoice, as though they re- brother perish, for whona Christ died ? joiced not; and they ihat buy, as though they 12 But when ye sin so against the brethren, possessed not;

and wound their weak conscience, ye sin againsi 31 And they that use this world, as not abu- Christ. sing it. For the fashion of this world passeth 13 Wherefore, if meat make my brother to ofaway.

fend, I will eat no flesh while the world stand32 But I would have you without carefulness. eth, lest I make my brother to offend. He that is unmarried, careth for the things that

CHAP. IX. belong to the Lord, how he may please the Ministers ought to live by the gospel. Lord : 33 But he that is married, careth for the things AM not an apostle ? am I not free ? have i

not seen Jesus Christ our Lord ? are not that are of the world, how he may please his ye my work in the Lord ? wife.

2 If I be not an apostle unto others, yet doubt34 There is difference also between a wife and less I am to you: for the seal of mine apostlea virgin. The unmarried woman careth for ship are ye in the Lord. the things of the Lord, that she may be holy, 3 Mine answer to them that do examine me is both in body and in spirit: but she that is mar- this; ried, careth for the things of the world, how she 4 Have we not power to eat and to drink? may please her husband.

5 Have we not power to lead about a sister, a 35' And this I speak for your own profit; not wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethat I may cast å snare upon you, but for that thren of the Lord, and Cephas ? which is comely, and that ye may attend upon 6 Or I only and Barnabas, have not we power the Lord without distraction.

to forbear working ? 36 But if any man think that he behaveth 7 Who goeth a warfare at any time at his own himself uncomely toward his virgin, if she pass charges ? who planteth a vineyard, and eateth the flower of her age, and need so require, let not of the fruit thereof? or who feedeth a flock, him do what he will, he sinneth not: them ar eateth not of the milk of the flock ? marry.

8 Say I these things as a man? or saith not the
37 Nevertheless, he that standeth steadfast in law the same also ?
his heart, having no necessity, but hath power 9 For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou
over his own will, and hath so decreed in his shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that
heart that he will keep his virgin, doeth well. treadeth out the corn. Doth God take care for

38 So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth oxen?
well; but he that giveth her not in marriage do- 10 Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For
eth better.

our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that be
39 The wife is bound by the law as long as her that plougheth should plough in hope; and that
husbanu liveth ; but if her husband be dead, lie that thresheth in hope should be partaker of
she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; his hope.
only in the Lord.

11 If we have sown unto you spiritual things, 40 But she is happier if she so abide, after my is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal judgment: and I think also that I have the Spirit things? of God.

12 if others be partakers of this power over CHAP. VIII.

you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have To abstain from forbidden meats. not used this power: but suffer all things, lest

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we know that we all have knowledge. 13 Do ye not know that they which minister
Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth. about holy things live of the things of the tem-

2 And it any man think that he knoweth any ple, and they which wait at the altar are parla-
thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to kers with the altar ?
know.

14 Even so hath the Lord ordained that they 3 But if any man love God, the same is known which preach the gospel should live of the gospel. of hiin.

15 But I have used none of these things : nci4 As concerning therefore the eating of those ther have I written these things, that it should things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, be so done unto me: for it were better for me to we know that an idol is nothing in the world, die, than that any man should make my glory. and that there is none other God but one. Jing void. 5 For though there be that are called gods,' 16 For though I preach the gospel, I have no

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Life compared to a race.

CHAP. X, XI.

Of things indifferent. thing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; 15 I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I yea, wo is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!' say.

17 For if I do this thing willingly, I have a re- 16 The cup of blessing which we bless, is it ward: but if against my will, a dispensation of not the communion of the blood of Christ? The the gospel is committed unto me.

bread which we break, is it not the communion 18 What is my reward then? Verily that, when of the body of Christ ?" I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of 17 For we being many are one bread, and one Christ without charge, that I abuse not my power body: for we are all partakers of that one bread. in the gospel.

18 Behold Israel after the flesh : are not they 19 For though I be free from all men, yet bave which eat of the sacrifices, partakers of the altar? I made myself servant unto all, that I might 19 What say I then ? that the idol is any thing, gain the more.

or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is 20 And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that any thing ? I might gain the Jews; to them that are under 20 But I say, that the things which the Genthe law, as under the law, that I might gain tiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not them that are under the law;

to God : and I would not that ye should have 21 To them that are without law, as without fellowship with devils. law, (being not without law to God, but under 21 Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the are without law.

Lord's table, and of the table of devils. 22 To the weak became I as weak, that I might| 22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy ? are gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, we stronger than he ? that I might by all means save some.

23 All things are lawful for me, but all things 23 And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I are not expedient : all things are lawful for me, may be partaker thereof with you.

but all things edify not. 24 Know ye not, that they which run in a race, 24 Let no man seek his own, but every man run all, but one receiveth the prize ? So run, another's wealth. that ye may obtain.

25 Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat, 25 And every man that striveth for the mastery asking no question for conscience' sake : is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain 20 For the earth is the Lord's, and the fulness a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. thereof. 26 I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so 27 If any of them that believe not bid you to a fight I, not as one that beateth the air:

feast, and ye be disposed to go; whatsoever is 27 But I keep under my body, and bring it into set before you, eat, asking no question for con subjection : lest that by any means when I have science' sake. preached to others, I myself should be a cast-| 28 But if any man say unto you, This is offered away.

in sacrifice unto idols, eat not for his sake that CHAP. X.

shewed it, and for conscience' sake: for the earth of the Jeros' sacraments.

is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof: I , , , should be ignorant how that all our fathers Other: for why is my liberty judged of another were under the cloud, and all passed through man's conscience ? the sea;

30 For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I 2 And were all baptized unto Moses in the evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks ? cloud and in the sea;

31 Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or what3 And did all eat the same spiritual meat; soever ye do, do all to the glory of God: 4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink: 32 Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor (For they drank of that spiritual Rock that fol- to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God. lowed them: and that Rock was Christ.)

33 Even as please all men in all things, not 5 But with many of them God was not well seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, pleased : for they were overthrown in the wil- that they may be saved. derness.

CHAP. XI. 6 Now these things were our examples, to the

Of covering heads in prayer. internet, we satelld not lust after evil things, as BE we followers of me, even as I also am of 7 Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them: 2 Now I praise you, brethren, that ye rememas it is written, The people sat down to eat and ber me in all things, and keep the ordinances, drink, and rose up to play.

as I delivered them to you. 8 Neither let us commit fornication, as some of 3 But I would have you know, that the head them committed, and fell in one day three and of every man is Christ; and the head of the

wotwenty thousand.

man is the man; and the head of Christ is God. 9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them 4 Every man praying or prophesying, having also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. his head covered, dishonoureth his head.

10 Neither murmur ye, as some of them also 5 But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer. with her head uncovered, dishonoureth her 11 Now all these things happened unto them head : for that is even all one as were for ensamples : and they are written for our shaven. admonition, upon whom the ends of the world 6 For if the woman be not covered, let her also are come.

be shorn : but if it be a shame for a woman to 12 Wherefore let him that thinketh he stand-be shorn or shaven, let her be covered. eth, take heed lest he fall.

7 For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, 13 There hath no temptation taken you but forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: such as is common to man: but God is faithful, but the woman is the glory of the man. who will not suffer you to be tempted above 8 For the man is not of the woman, but the that ye are able; but will with the temptation woman of the man. also make a way to escape, that ye may be able 9 Neither was the man created for the woman, to bear it.

but the woman for the man. 14 Wherefore, my dearly beloved, flee from 10 For this cause ought the woman to have idolatry.

Ipower on her head, because of the angels.

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