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the same concern one for an- my goods to feed others, and
if I should give up my body to
vaunteth not itself; is not puff-
seemly; seeketh not that which
ordained in the church are, provoked; noteth not injury; Eph. iv. 11. first, apostles, secondly pro- 6 rejoiceth not in iniquity,
phets, thirdly teachers; next but rejoiceth in the truth;
endureth all things.
30 have all gifts of healings ? cease; if there be knowledge,
9 for we know only in part,
but in part will be done away: CHAPTER XIII.
11 when I was a child, I
spake as a child, I understood TF I speak with the tongues as a child, I thought as a child;
of men and of angels, and but when I became a man, I have not love, I become as put away childish things : sounding brass, or a tinkling 12 for, we now see only as cymbal :
through a glass, darkly, but 2 and if I have the gift of then we shall see face to face; Num. xii. & prophecy, and understand all now I know only in part, but mysteries, and all knowledge; then I shall know, even as I and if I have all faith, so as to also am known. remove mountains, but have 13 And now remaineth faith, not love, I am nothing: hope, love, these three; but
3 and if I should bestow all the greatest of these is love.
uncertain sound, who will pre
pare himself for battle? FOLLOW after love; yet, 9 So likewise ye, unless ye - desire spiritual gifts, and utter by the tongue intelligible chiefly, that ye may prophesy: speech, how shall it be known
2 for, he who only speaketh what is spoken? for ye will be j. e. foreign in another tongue, speaketh speaking only to the air.
not to men, but to God; for 10 There are, it may be, so no one understandeth him, al- many kinds of speech in the though in the spirit he speak- world, and none without a eth mysteries :
meaning; 3 but he who prophesieth, 11 if, therefore, I know not speaketh edification, and ex- the meaning of the speech, I hortation, and consolation, to shall be to him who speaketh men.
as a foreigner, and he who 4 He who speaketh in another speaketh will be as a foreigner tongue, edifieth himself; but he to me. who prophesieth, edifieth the 12 And so ye, since ye are church.
desirous of spiritual gifts, seek 5 Though I would that ye all to abound in them to the edispake with other tongues, I fication of the church : would rather that ye prophe- 13 let him, therefore, that sied; for, he that prophesieth speaketh in another tongue, is greater than he who speak- pray that he may also interpret: eth with other tongues, unless 14 for, if I pray in another he interpret, so that the church tongue, my spirit indeed praymay receive edification:
eth, but my mind is unfruitful
7 As when things without life derstanding also.
thanksgiving, since he know8 for, if the trumpet give an eth not what thou sayest?
17 for, though thou givest worship God, and declare, that
26 What mean I, then, bre-
19 yet I would rather speak or a doctrine, or a tongue, or
another tongue, let it be only
28 but, if there be no inter21 It is written in the law, preter, let him keep silence in Is. xxviii. 11. “ By other tongues, and other the church, and speak only to
“ lips, I will speak to this himself, and to God.
other prophets judge what they
one by one; that all may learn,
come in, will they not say that 33 for, they are not spirits of Acts, ii. 14. ye are mad ?
disorder, but of peace; as in 24 but, if all prophesy, and all the churches of the saints. some unbeliever, or unlearned 34 Let women keep silence person, come in, he is con- in the churches; for it is not vinced by all, he is judged committed to them to speak, 1 Tim. i. by all;
but let them be in subjection; 25 the secrets of his heart as also saith the law : Num. XXX. are made manifest; and thus, 35 and if they wish to learn falling on his face, he will any thing, let them ask their
husbands at home; for it is a 6 that, after that, he appeared shame for a woman to speak to above five hundred brethren in the church.
at once; of whom the greater 36 Did the word of God come part remain until now, but out from you? or did it go only some are fallen asleep: to you?
7 after that, he appeared to 37 If any one account himself James ; then to all the apostles: to be a prophet, or spiritual, 8 and, last of all, he aplet him know, that what I write peared to me also, as to the to you is a commandment of infant not yet formed : the Lord ;
9 for I am the least of the 38 but if any one know not apostles, who am not fit to this, let him be ignorant. be called an apostle, because
39 So then, brethren, be ye I persecuted the church of desirous to prophesy, yet for- God; bid not to speak with other 10 but, by the grace of God tongues :
I am what I am : and his grace 40 and let all things be done which was bestowed upon me, decently, and in order. hath not been in vain, but I
have laboured more than they CHAPTER XV.
all: yet not I alone, but the M OREOVER, brethren, I grace of God which was with We recall to your knowledge me. the gospel which I declared to 11 Whether, therefore, it be you; which also ye received, I or they, so we preach, and and in which ye stand; so ye believed.
2 by which also ye are saved, 12 But, if Christ be preached, if ye hold it fast in the word that he is risen from the dead, in which I declared it to you; how say some among you, that unless ye have believed in vain. there is no resurrection of the
3 For I delivered to you, at dead ? first, that which I also re- 13 for, if there is no resurceived ;) That Christ died for rection of the dead, then Christ our sins, according to the is not risen; scriptures;
14 and if Christ is not risen, 4 and that he was buried; then our preaching is vain, and that on the third day he and your faith is vain : rose again, according to the 15 and we are found to be scriptures :
false witnesses of God'; because 5 and that he appeared to we testified of God that he Kephas, and then to the ten: hath raised the Christ, whom
he hath not raised, if indeed it is manifest that he is ex-
cepted, who did put all things
17 and if Christ is not raised, be subjected to him, then will
to him who put all things
29 Else, what will they gain
30 why, then, are they bap-
21 for, since by man came joy I have in you, in Christ
22 for, as in Adam all die, to the manner of men) I fought even so, in Christ all will be with wild-beasts at Ephesus, Acts, xix. 29. made alive.
what profit was it to me, if
33 be not deceived : “ evil
with what body do they come?
37 and, as to that which thou
Ps. viii. 6.