[Be] of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but [rather] give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance [is] mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
it has been written
dispensing of justice
I will recompense
Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:
Wherefore [ye] must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to [fulfil] the lusts [thereof. ]
Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in [his] brother's way.
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
For meat destroy not the work of God. All things indeed [are] pure; but [it is] evil for that man who eateth with offence.
For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me.
it has been written
But as it is written, To whom he was not spoken of, they shall see: and they that have not heard shall understand.
it has been written
he was messaged on
they will comprehend
Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.
they placed under
For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
of pretty speaking
For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;
And my speech and my preaching [was] not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:
of limitless potential
That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, [even] the hidden [wisdom,] which God ordained before the world unto our glory:
But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
it has been written
Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.
things handed over
Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.
And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, [even] as unto babes in Christ.
I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able [to bear it,] neither yet now are ye able.
you were being able
Who then is Paul, and who [is] Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.
So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment: yea, I judge not mine own self.
I am thoroughly judged
I thoroughly judge
For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.
I was made just
I write not these things to shame you, but as my beloved sons I warn [you. ]
I make [you] mindful
For though ye have ten thousand instructers in Christ, yet [have ye] not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.
But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord will, and will know, not the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power.
For the kingdom of God [is] not in word, but in power.
Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened [bread] of sincerity and truth.
But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.
Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that [your] brethren.
And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
you are sanctified
you were made just
All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
I will be under the authority
Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body [is] not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.
The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband hath not power of his own body, but the wife.
she has authority
he has authority
For I would that all men were even as I myself. But every man hath his proper gift of God, one after this manner, and another after that.
And unto the married I command, [yet] not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from [her] husband:
Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.
Art thou called [being] a servant? care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use [it] rather.
And this I speak for your own profit; not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which is comely, and that ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction.
But to us [there is but] one God, the Father, of whom [are] all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom [are] all things, and we by him.
Howbeit [there is] not in every man that knowledge: for some with conscience of the idol unto this hour eat [it] as a thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled.
If I be not an apostle unto others, yet doubtless I am to you: for the seal of mine apostleship are ye in the Lord.
If others be partakers of [this] power over you, [are] not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this power; but suffer all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.
To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law.
But I keep under my body, and bring [it] into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God [is] faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear [it. ]
But [I say,] that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils.
All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.
Let no man seek his own, but every man another's [wealth. ]
Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the other: for why is my liberty judged of another [man's] conscience?
Even as I please all [men] in all [things,] not seeking mine own profit, but the [profit] of many, that they may be saved.
For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man.
Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.
Now in this that I declare [unto you] I praise [you] not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.
you come together
For the body is not one member, but many.
Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary:
For our comely [parts] have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that [part] which lacked:
That there should be no schism in the body; but [that] the members should have the same care one for another.
For he that speaketh in an [unknown] tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth [him;] howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.
For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.
Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that [by my voice] I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an [unknown] tongue.
Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.
Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to them that believe not: but prophesying [serveth] not for them that believe not, but for them which believe.
For God is not [the author] of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.
Let your 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 saith the law.
But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace [which was bestowed] upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
But some [man] will say, How are the dead raised up? and with what body do they come?
And that which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other [grain: ]
that which will be
All flesh [is] not the same flesh: but [there is] one [kind of] flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, [and] another of birds.
[There are] also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial [is] one, and the [glory] of the terrestrial [is] another.
Howbeit that [was] not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.
But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead:
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 God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to youward.
For we write none other things unto you, than what ye read or acknowledge; and I trust ye shall acknowledge even to the end;
you will recognize
For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us, [even] by me and Silvanus and Timotheus, was not yea and nay, but in him was yea.
Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.
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.
But if any have caused grief, he hath not grieved me, but in part: that I may not overcharge you all.
I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but taking my leave of them, I went from thence into Macedonia.
For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.
wholly in the eye
[Forasmuch as ye are] manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.
being made conspicuous
being inscribed within
Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency [is] of God;
Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the same vail untaken away in the reading of the old testament; which [vail] is done away in Christ.
But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart.
But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.
[We are] troubled on every side, yet not distressed; [we are] perplexed, but not in despair;
Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward [man] is renewed day by day.
it is re-renewed
While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen [are] temporal; but the things which are not seen [are] eternal.
For we that are in [this] tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.
For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to [answer] them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.
And [that] he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.