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6 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. 7 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. 8 For the man is not of the woman, but the woman of the IIlan. 9 Neither was the man created for the woman, but the woman for the man. 10 For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head, because of the angels. 11 Nevertheless, neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord. 12 For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God. 13 Judge in yourselves: Is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered 1 14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him 1 15 But ifa woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering. 16 But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of

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17 Now in this that I declare unto you, I praiseyou not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

18 For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions

among you; and I partly believe it. 19 For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you. 20 When ye come together therefore into one place, this is not to eat the Lord's supper. 21 For in eating every one taketh before other his own supper: and one is hungry and another is drunken. 22 What! have ye not houses to eat and to drinkin' or despise ye the church of God, and shame them that have not ? Whatshall I say to you? shall I praise you in this! I praise you

not. 23 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: 24 And when he had given thanks, he break it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you : this do in remembrance of me. 25 After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me. 26. For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he COIne. 27 Wherefore, whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be §. of the body and blood of the Lord. 28 But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of

fhat bread, and drink of that cup. 29 For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body. 30 For this cause many are weak and sickly among you, and many sleep. 31 For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged. 32 But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world. 33 Wherefore, my brethren, when ye come together to eat, tarry one for another. 34 And if any man hunger, let him eat at home : that ye come not together unto condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come.

CHAP. XII.

i Spiritual gifts are diverse, 7 yet to profit withal, 8 and to that end are all diversely bcstowed of God for the general good. OW concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant. 2 Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these floo idols, even as ye were 3 Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speak.# by the Spirit of God, calle esus accursed: and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. 4 Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. 5 And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. 6 And there are diversities of operations; but it is the same God which worketh all in all.

7. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. 8 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another, the word of knowledge #. the same Spirit ; 9 To another, faith by the same Spirit; to another, the š. of healing by the same Spirit; ió To another, the working of miracles; to another, prophecy ; to another, discerning of spirits; to another, divers kinds of tongues; to another, the in“To of tongues: 1 But all these worketh that one and the self-same Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will. 12 For as the body is one and hath many members, an all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ. 13 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. 14 For the body is not one member, but many. 15 If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body ? 16. And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body? 17 If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing! if the whole were hearing, where were the smelling! 18 But now hath God set the

members every one of them in

the body, as it hath pleased him. 19 And if they were all one member, where were the body' 20 But now are they many members, yet but one body. 21 Åid the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you. 22 Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary : 23 And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness. 24 For our comely parts have mo need; but God hath tempered the body together, having given more ão. honour to that part which lacked: 25 That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another. 26 And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it. 27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particu

al". 28 And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps governments, diversities of tongues. 29 Are all apostles 1 are all prophets' are all teachers! are all workers of miracles?

30 Have all the gifts of healing do all speak with tongues? do all interpret ! 31 But covet earnestly the best gifts. And yet shew I unto you a more excellent way. CHAP. XIII.

1 All gifts, however excellent, are nothing without charity; 4 the praise thereof.

THough I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. 2 And though I have the fift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. 3 o o How | my goods to feed the poor, an though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me # 4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itsels, is not puffed up 5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; . . 6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; 7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth al things, endureth all things. 8 Charity never faileth : but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away. 9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. 10 É. when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.

11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

12 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.

13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

CHAP. XIV.

1 Prophecy commended, 2, 3, 4 and preferred before speaking with tongues....34 Women forbidden to speak in the church.

OLLOW after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy. 2 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. 3 But he that prophesieth, speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort. 4 He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church. 5 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. 6 Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by reve

lation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine ! 7 And even o without life giving sound, whether pipe or harp, except they give a distinction in the sounds, how shall it be known what is piped or harped 8 For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle" 9 So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words eas to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken 2 for ye shall speak into the air. There are, it may be, so many kinds of voices in the world, and none of them is without signification. 11 Therefore, if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me. 12 Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church. 13 Wherefore, let him that speaketh in an unknown tongue, pray that he may interpret. 14 For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruit

ful. 15 What is it then I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also : I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also. 16 Else, when thou shalt bless with the spirit, how shall he that occupieth the room of the unlearned say Amen at thy giving of thanks, seeing he understandoth not what thou sayest!

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eol. 18 I thank my God, I speak with tongues more than ye all : 19 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. 20 Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit, in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men. " 21 In the law it is written With men of other tongues and other lips will I speak unto this people; and yet for all that will they not hear me, saith the

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a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying. 27 f any man speak in an unknown tongue, let it be by two, or at the most by three, and that by course; and let one interpret. 28 But if there be no interpreter, let him keep silence in the church; and let him speak to himself, and to God. 29 Let the prophets speak two or three, and let the other

judge. 30 If anything be revealed to

another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace. 31 For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may F. and all may be comforted. 32And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets. 33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. 34 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. 35 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. 36 What! came the word of God out from you? or came it unto you only 4 37 If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord. 38 But if any man be ignorant, let him be ignorant. 39 Wherefore, brethren, cov

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