For if any man see thee which hast knowledge sit at meat in the idol's temple, shall not the conscience of him which is weak be emboldened to eat those things which are offered to idols;
it will be built
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.
For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn. Doth God take care for oxen?
it has been written
Or saith he [it] altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, [this] is written: that he that ploweth should plow in hope; and that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope.
But I have used none of these things: neither have I written these things, that it should be so done unto me: for [it were] better for me to die, than that any man should make my glorying void.
For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!
For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation [of the gospel] is committed unto me.
For though I be free from all [men,] yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more.
I made working class
And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.
But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
For we [being] many are one bread, [and] one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.
For the earth [is] the Lord's, and the fulness thereof.
But if any man say unto you, This is offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not for his sake that shewed it, and for conscience sake: for the earth [is] the Lord's, and the fulness thereof:
Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the other: for why is my liberty judged of another [man's] conscience?
But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with [her] head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven.
For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered.
For a man indeed ought not to cover [his] head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.
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.
For as the woman [is] of the man, even so [is] the man also by the woman; but all things of god.
For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.
of coming together
For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.
they might become
For in eating every one taketh before [other] his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.
he takes first
What? have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise [you] not.
For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the [same] night in which he was betrayed took bread:
he was being handed over
For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink [this] cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come.
For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.
For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.
we were appreciating
we were being judged
For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also [is] Christ.
For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether [we be] Jews or Gentiles, whether [we be] bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
For the body is not one member, but many.
For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.
I will recognize
I am recognized
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.
I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater [is] he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.
you might prophesy
he thoroughly interprets
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?
So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.
it shall be known
For if I pray in an [unknown] tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruitful.
For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.
For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted.
they might learn
they may be near-called
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.
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.
For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
For if the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised:
For since by man [came] death, by man [came] also the resurrection of the dead.
For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.
they will be made alive
For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet.
For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith, all things are put under [him, it is] manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him.
If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantageth it me, if the dead rise not? let us eat and drink; for to morrow we die.
Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak [this] to your shame.
[There is] one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars: for [one] star differeth from [another] star in glory.
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.
we will be transformed
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal [must] put on immortality.
Now I will come unto you, when I shall pass through Macedonia: for I do pass through Macedonia.
I might pass through
For I will not see you now by the way; but I trust to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit.
For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and [there are] many adversaries.
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. ]
Let no man therefore despise him: but conduct him forth in peace, that he may come unto me: for I look for him with the brethren.
For they have refreshed my spirit and yours: therefore acknowledge ye them that are such.
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:
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.
For all the promises of God in him [are] yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.
For if I make you sorry, who is he then that maketh me glad, but the same which is made sorry by me?
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.
For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.
To whom ye forgive any thing, I [forgive] also: for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave [it,] for your sakes [forgave I it] in the person of Christ;
I have ameliorated
I have ameliorated
Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
we might be exploited
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
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.
For if the ministration of condemnation [be] glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.
For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.
it has been "glorified"
having been "glorified"
For if that which is done away [was] glorious, much more that which remaineth [is] glorious.
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.
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.
For we which live are alway delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh.
we are handed over
it might be made conspicuous
For all things [are] for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.
it might be abundant
For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding [and] eternal weight of glory;
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 know that if our earthly house of [this] tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
it may be dismantled
For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven:
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 walk by faith, not by sight:)
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things [done] in [his] body, according to that he hath done, whether [it be] good or bad.
to be made conspicuous
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.
For whether we be beside ourselves, [it is] to God: or whether we be sober, [it is] for your cause.
we are astonished
For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:
For he hath made him [to be] sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
(For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now [is] the accepted time; behold, now [is] the day of salvation.)
joyfully accepted with foresight
Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?
And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in [them;] and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
I speak not [this] to condemn [you:] for I have said before, that ye are in our hearts to die and live with [you. ]
to die together
For, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without [were] fightings, within [were] fears.
For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though [it were] but for a season.
Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing.
For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.