For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected [the same] in hope,
But if we hope for that we see not, [then] do we with patience wait for [it. ]
we anticipate from
Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.
we are more than victorious
Wherefore? Because [they sought it] not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;
So then faith [cometh] by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see, and bow down their back alway.
As concerning the gospel, [they are] enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election, [they are] beloved for the fathers' sakes.
For of him, and through him, and to him, [are] all things: to whom [be] glory for ever. Amen.
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, [which is] your reasonable service.
to stand allied
For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think [of himself] more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
Wherefore [ye] must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.
For for this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing.
I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that [there is] nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him [it is] unclean.
But if thy brother be grieved with [thy] meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died.
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 whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
it was fore-written
it was fore-written
And that the Gentiles might glorify God for [his] mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name.
it has been written
Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God,
For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ hath not wrought by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,
When therefore I have performed this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will come by you into Spain.
Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in [your] prayers to God for me;
That I may come unto you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed.
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
But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:
of being made conspicuous
of being made known
To God only wise, [be] glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.
Paul, called [to be] an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes [our] brother,
God [is] faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and [that] there be no divisions among you; but [that] ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
But God hath revealed [them] unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.
Who then is Paul, and who [is] Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and [to] Apollos for your sakes; that ye might learn in us not to think [of men] above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another.
it has been written
We [are] fools for Christ's sake, but ye [are] wise in Christ; we [are] weak, but ye [are] strong; ye [are] honourable, but we [are] despised.
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.
For this cause have I sent unto you Timotheus, who is my beloved son, and faithful in the Lord, who shall bring you into remembrance of my ways which be in Christ, as I teach every where in every church.
Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather [suffer yourselves to] be defrauded?
you be displaced
And God hath both raised up the Lord, and will also raise up us by his own power.
of limitless potential
Nevertheless, [to avoid] fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
Defraud ye not one the other, except [it be] with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.
you might come together
I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, [I say,] that [it is] good for a man so to be.
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.
And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?
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.
And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with [you. ]
Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;
Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, [that] eat, asking no question for conscience sake:
If any of them that believe not bid you [to a feast,] and ye be disposed to go; whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no question for conscience sake.
those being offered
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:
Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.
For this cause ought the woman to have power on [her] head because of the angels.
For as the woman [is] of the man, even so [is] the man also by the woman; but all things of god.
For this cause many [are] weak and sickly among you, and many sleep.
For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
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
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
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.
By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
For since by man [came] death, by man [came] also the resurrection of the dead.
But thanks [be] to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by [your] letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.
I might arrive
Paul, 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:
Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
we are near-called
For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.
Ye also helping together by prayer for us, that for the gift [bestowed] upon us by the means of many persons thanks may be given by many on our behalf.
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 Judaea.
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.
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.
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
Now thanks [be] unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.
to making conspicuous
And such trust have we through Christ to Godward:
But if the ministration of death, written [and] engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which [glory] was to be done away:
For if that which is done away [was] glorious, much more that which remaineth [is] glorious.
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;
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
Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present [us] with you.
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 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
And all things [are] of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;
Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech [you] by us: we pray [you] in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.
you be reconciled
By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and [yet] true;
Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all.
we have been near-called
we were made joyful
And [this they did,] not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God.
I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.
And we have sent with him the brother, whose praise is in the gospel throughout all the churches;
Being enriched in every thing to all bountifulness, which causeth through us thanksgiving to God.
For the administration of this service not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God;
of public service
Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection into the gospel of Christ, and for [your] liberal distribution unto them, and unto all [men; ]
And by their prayer for you, which long after you for the exceeding grace of God in you.
Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence [am] base among you, but being absent am bold toward you:
That I may not seem as if I would terrify you by letters.
Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such [will we be] also in deed when we are present.
those being close
Wherefore? because I love you not? God knoweth.
And through a window in a basket was I let down by the wall, and escaped his hands.
Did I make a gain of you by any of them whom I sent unto you?