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Anno knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt 37 Nevertheless, he that standeth stedfast Dom. save thy wife'?

in his heart, having no necessity, but hath 17 But as God hath distributed to every power over his own will, and hath fo de59.

man, as the Lord hath called every one, fo let creed in his heart, that he will keep his * Chap. 4. 17. him walk: and so ordain I in all churches. virgin, doth well.

18 Is any man called being circumcised ? 38 So then, he that giveth her in mar"1 Mac. 1. ss. let him ' not become uncircumcised: is any riage, doth well : but he that giveth her

called 'in uncircumcision ? let him not be- not in marriage, doth better.
come circumcised.


i The wife is bound by the law as ir 19. Circumcifion is nothirig, and uncir- long as her husband liveth : but if her hufjohn 15. 14. cumcision is nothing, but " the keeping of band he dead, she is at liberty to be marthe commandments of God.

ried to whom she will ; only in the Lord. 20 Let every man abide in the same cal

40 But she is happier if she fo abide, k tv Įing wherein he was called.

after my judgment : and ' I think also that's 21 Art thou called being a servant ? care I have the Spirit of God. not for it ; but if thou mayst be made free,

CHA P. VIII. use it rather.

i To abstain from meats offered to idols. 8, 22 For he that is called in the Lord, bez 9 We must not abuse our Christian liberty, * John . 36. ing a fervant, is * the Lords | free man : to the offence of our brethren :

II but #Gr. mads free likewise also he that is called being free, is muft bridle our knowledge with

charity. y Christs servant.

Ow * as touching things offered unto 23 ? Ye are bought with a price, be not idols, we know that we all have b - Chap: 6.50 ye the servans of men.

knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but : 24 Brethren, let every man wherein he charity edifieth. is called, therein abide with God.

2 And d if any man think that he know- . 25 Now concerning virgins, • I have no eth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as

commandment of the Lord : yet I give my he ought to know. *s Tim. 1.16. judgment as one that hath obtained mercy, 3 But if any man love God, the fame • ChaP4. . of the Lord · to be faithful.

is known of him. 26 I suppose therefore that this is good 4. As concerning therefore the eating of : Or, neceffity for the present * distress, I say, " that it is those things that are offered in facrifice ungood for a man so to be.

to idols, we know that fan idol is nothing 27 Art thou bound unto a wife? seek not in the world, and that there is none other to be loosed, Art thou loosed from a wife? God but one. seek not a wife.

5 For though there be that are & called 28 But and if thou marry, thou hast not gods, whether in heaven or in earth (as sinned; and if a virgin marry, she hath not there be gods many, and lords many) sinned: nevertheless, such fhall have trouble 6 But to us there is but one God, the in the flesh; but I spare you.

Father, i of whom are all things, and we 29 But this I say, brethren, the time is in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, " by short. It remaineth, that both they that have who are all things, and we by him. wives, be as though they had none ;

7 Howbeit there is not in every man 30 And they thát weep, as though they that knowledge : for some with consciwept not; and they that rejoyce, as thoughence of the idol unto this hour, eat it as a they rejoyced not ; and they that buy, as thing offered unto an idol ; and their conthough they possessed not ;

science being weak, is " defiled. 31 And they that use this world, as not 1:8 Buto meat commendeth us not to God: Pfal. 39.6 abusing it : for the fashion of this world for neither if we eat, † are we the better ; 1 John 2.17. palleth away.

neither if we eat not, I are we the worse. 32 But I would have you without care- 9 Buť p take heed left by any means this 51 Tim. soso fulness. He that is unmarried, careth for

liberty of yours become 9 a stumbling+ Gr.of the Lord, the things † that belong to the Lord, how block to them that are weak. he may please the Lord :

10 For if any man see thee which haft 33 But he that is married, careth for the knowledge fit at meat' in the idols temple, things that are of the world, how he may shall not s the conscience of him which is pleale his wife.

weak be + emboldned to eat those things 34. There is difference also between a wife which are offered to idols : Luke 10.405 and a virgin : The unmarried woman "careth 11 And through thy knowledge shall the

for the things of the Lord, that she may be weak brother perish, for whom Christ died? holy, both in body and spirit: but the that is 12 But when ye sin so against the bremarried careth for the things of the world, thren, and wound their weak conscience, how she may please her husband.

ye sin against Christ. 35 And this I speak for your own profit, 13 Wherefore uif meat make my brother not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world that which is comely, and that you may at- ftandeth, lest I make my brother to offend. tend upon the Lord without distraction.

CH A P. IX. 36 But if any man think that he behaveth 1 He seweth his liberty, 7 and that the himself uncomely toward his virgin, if the minister ought to live by the gospel: 15 yet pass the flower of her age, and need so re- that himself hath of his own accord abstaina quire, let him do what he will, he finneth ed, 18 to be either chargeable unto them, not: let them marry.

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Anno 22 or offensive unto any in matters indif- 21 To them that are without law, as Anno Die Dom. ferent. 24. Our life is like into a race.

without law, ( being not without law to Dom.

God, but under the law to Christ ) that I 89 59. A have I not fent Jefus Chrich our

Lord ?
have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? might gain them that are without law.

59. are not you my work in the Lord ?

22 "To the weak became I as weak, that Rona 2.12, 2 If I be not an apostle unto others, yet

I might gain the weak : & I am made all ! y, doubtless I am to you : for the seal of things to all men, h that I might by all means 15.1. 5. Co. 3. 2. & mine apoftleship are ye in the Lord.

save some. 3 Mine answer to them that do examine 23 And this I do for the gospels fake, Rom.11.19

Chap 76 16 me, is this,

that I might be partaker thereof with you. 4. Have we not power to eat and to 24 Know ye not that they which run in

drink? a Thel. 3.9.

a race, run all, but one receiveth the prize? 5 Have we not power to lead about a fi


ye may obtain. fter a * wife as well as other apostles, and as 25 And every man that k striveth for the Phil. 3. 14. the brethren of the Lord, and 'Cephas? mastery, is temperate in all things : Now, Helf. 12.t. 6 Or I only and Barnabas, s have not we they do it to obtain a corruptible crown, 1 Tim 6.11

. Matth. $. 14. power to forbear working?

but we 1 an incorruptible. 7 Who "goeth a warfare any time at his 26 I therefore so run, not as uncertainly: 2 Tim. 4. 8.

own charges ? who planteth a vineyard, fo fight I, not as one that beateth the air: Chap.3.6,7,8. and eateth not of the fruit thereof? or who 27 m But I keep under my body, and 1 John 21. 15. k feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the bring it into subjection : lest that by any milk of the flock?

means when I have preached to others, I my 18.0m, 6.11 8. Say I these things as a man? or faith

self should be a cast-away. not the law the same also ?

C H A P. X. 9

For it is written in the law of Mofes, 1 The facraments of the Jews 6 are types I Thou shalt, not muzzle the mouth of the of ours, 3 and their punishments in exox that treadeth out the corn. Doch God amples for us. 17. We must flee from ido take care for oxen?

latry. 21 We must not make the Lords table 10 Qr saith he it altogether for our fakes? the table of devils : 24 and in things

for our fakes, no doubt, this is written: indifferent we must have regard of our *2 Tim. 3. 6, that m he that ploweth should plow in hope;

and that be that thresheth in hope, should Moreover, brethren, I would note that

If we have fown unto you spiritual our fathers were under the cloud, and all 'Exod. 18.11
things, is it a great thing if we shall reappalled through 6 the sea;
your carnal things?

2 And were all baptized unto Moses in plan-78.'16. 12 If others be partakers of this power

the cloud, and in the Tea; over you, are not we rather ? . Neverthe- 3 And did all eat the same spiritual meat ; Exod. 16: 15. lefs, we have not used this power ; but suf

And did all drink the same d spiritual Num.zo.ii.

4 P2 Cor. 11. 12. fer all things, P left we should hinder the drink: (for they drank of that spiritual Rock Psal. 78.15. gospel of Christ.

that * followed them: and that Rock was them. Deut, 9.

21. Psal.105.416 13 9 Do ye' not know that they which Christ. ) minister about holy things, t live of the 5 But with many of them God was not things of the temple and they which wait well pleased : for they were overthrown Num. 26.646 at the altar, are partakers with the altar? in the wilderness.

14 Even so + hath the Lord ordained, 6. Now these things were four examples, + Gro our figurata that they which preach the gospel, should

to the intent we should not lust after evil live of the gospel.

things, as they also lusted. 15 But I have used none of thefe things. 7 Neither be ye idolaters, as were some 4.12.** Thel: Neither have I written these things, that it of them; as it is written, & The people fat Exod. 32.6. 2.9.2 Thesi. 3.8. should be so done unto me: for it were down to eat and drink, and rose up to play. better for me to die, than that any man

8 Neither let us commit fornication, as should make my glorying void,

some of them committed, and h fell in one sam. 25.1, g. 16 For though I preach the gospel, I have day three and twenty thousand. * Rom. 1.14 . nothing to glory of: for * neceflity is laid 9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as i fome 'Exod

. 17.2, % upon me ; yea, wo is unto me if I preach of them also tempted, and were destroyed Pial. 78.18,36 not the gospel.

of serpents. 17 For if I do this thing willingly, I have 10 Neither murmur ye, as 'some of them Num. 14.2,29. * Chap 4.1.

a reward: but if against my will, Ya dispen- also murmured, and were destroyed of - Num. 14.37. sation of the gospel is committed unto me. the destroyer.

18 What is my reward then? verily that 11 Now all these things happened unto when I preach the gospel, I may make the them for $ ensamples: and " they are writ- 126, 1948. gospel of Christ without charge, that I abuse ten for our admonition, • upon whom the Chap.9.10. not my power in the gospel.

ends of the world are come. 19 For though I be free from all men, 12 Wherefore p let him that thinketh he prom. 11. 20. yet have 2 I made my self fervant unto all, standeth, take heed left he fall

. • Matth. 18.15. é that I might gain the more.

13 There hath no temptation taken you, 20 And unto the Jews, I became as a but * such as is common to man: but God Or, moderates 11.15, &c. Jew; that I might gain the Jews ; to them is faithful, who will not suffer you to be

that are under the law, as under the law, tempted above that ye are able ; but will with 2 Pet. 2090 that I might gain them that are under the law;


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Anno the team playi ore alle mabea way to escape, Beam Cheers of me, even as I also Dom. '14 Wherefore, my dearly beloved, * flee 2 Now I praise you, brethren, b that

you 59. from idolatry.

remember me in all things, and keep the Jer. 29. 11. 15 I speak as to wise men : judge ye

ordinances, as I delivered them to you. 1 John s. 21. what I say.

3. But I would have you know, that d the 16 " The cup of blessing which we bless, head of every man is Christ ; and the head is it not the communion of the blood of of the woman is the man ; and · the head : Christ? The bread which we break, is it of Christ is God.

not the communion of the body of Christ? 4 Every man praying or prophesying, ha-: Chap. 13. 27. and one body : for we are all partakers of 17 For * we being many are one bread, ving his head covered, dishonoureth his head.

5 But every woman that prayeth or prothat one bread.

phesieth with her head uncovered, disho18 Behold y Ifrael after the flesh : ? are noureth her head : for that is even all one "Rom. 4. 12. not they which 'eat of the sacrifices parta- as if she were f shaven. kers of the altar ?

6 For if the woman be not covered, let her 19 What say I then? . that the idol is also be shorn: but if it be 8 a shame for a woany thing, or that which is offered in facri- man to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered. fice to idols is any thing?

7 For a man indeed ought not to cover 20 But I say, that the things which the his head, for as much as he is the image • Levit. 19.7. Gentiles facrifice, they facrifice to devils and glory of God: but the woman is the

and not to God : and I would not that ye glory of the man. Revel. s. 20. should have fellowship with devils.

8 For i the man is not of the woman : 21 · Ye cannot drink the cup of the

but the woman of the man. d Deut. sz. 38. Lord, and the cup of devils : ye cannot 9

k Neither was the man created for the be partakers of the Lords table, and of the woman : but the woman for the man. table of devils.

10 For this cause ought the woman 22 Do we e provoke the Lord to jea- have t power on her head, “because of the $. ' Ezek. 22. 14. lousie 2. are we stronger than he ?

angels. * Chap 8, 12 23.8 All things are lawful for me, but all 11 Nevertheless, neither is the man with

things are not expedient : all things are out the woman, neither the woman with- -
lawful for me, but all things edific not. out the man in the Lord,
24 " Let no man seek his own: but every

12 For as the woman is of the man, ePhil... 4 21. man anothers wealth.

ven so is the man also by the woman : but 25

i Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that all things of God. eat, asking no question for conscience sake. 13 Judge in your felves : is it comely

26 For k the carth is the Lords, and the that a woman pray unto God uncovered ? Plub 24.1.fulness thereof.

14 Doth not eyen nature it self teach 27 If any

of them that believe not, bid you, that if a man have long hair, it is a you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go ;

shame unto him? whatfoever is set before you, eat, asking 15 But if a woman have long hair, it is no question for conscience fake.

a glory to her : for her hair is given her 28 But if any man say unto you, This is for a f covering a Chap. 8. 10, offered in facrifice unto idots, eat not m 16 But " if any man seem to be conten

for his fake that shewed it, and for con- tious, we have no such custom, o neither of
science fake. For n the earth is the Lords, the churches of God.
and the fulness thereof.

17 Now in this that I declare unto you, I 29, Conscience, I say, not thine own, but praise you not, that you come together not •Rom. 14. 16. of the others : for why is my liberty for the better, but for the worfe. judged of another mans conscience ?

18 For first of all, when ye come togetot, thanksgi- 30 For, if I by † grace be a partaker, ther in the church, P I hear that there be *p! Tim. 4. 3, n. Why am I evil spoken of for that p for which divisions among you; and I partly believe it. * I give thanks ?

19 For 9 there must be also f heresies a- ?? 31 9 Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or mong you,

that they which are approved, † whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. may

be made manifest among you. 32 . Give none offence, neither to the 20 When ye come together therefore in- se 1 Gr. Greekt. Jews, nor to the # Gentiles, nor to the to one place, † this is not to eat the Lords A church of God :

supper. 33 Even as 'I please all men in all things, 21 For in eating every one taketh before not seeking mine own profit, but the pro- other, his own supper : and one is hungry, fit of many, that they may be saved.

and s another is drunken. C'H A P. XI.

22 What, have ye not houses to eat and 1 He reproveth them because in holy assem- to drink in ? or despise ye the church of

blies, 4 their men prayed with their heads God, and shame * them that have not ? :)
covered, and 6 zomen with their beads What shall I say to you ? fhall I praise you
uncovered: 17 and because generally their in this ? I praise you not.
meetings were not for the better, but for 23 For u I have received of the Lord,

the worse; as 21 namely, in profaning that which also I delivered unto you, * That
with their own feasts the Lords supper. the Lord Jesus, the same night in which he
23 Lastly be calleth them to the first in:- was betrayed, took bread :
Nitution thereof. .

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Anno 24 And when he had given thanks, he ir But all these worketh that one and Anno 9. Doin.

brake it, and said, Take, eat ; this is my the self-fame Spirit, 9 dividing to every man Doni. :

body, which is broken for you : this doť severally " as he will. he 59. in remembrance of me.

iż Fors as the body is one, and hath many échap

59: 25 After the fame manner also he took the members, and all the members of that one 2 Cor. 70, "ids cup, when he had fupped, saying, This cupis body, being many, are one body : ' sơ also interest the new testament in my blood: this do ye,

is Christ. ad - as oft as ye drink it in remembrance of me.

13 For by one Spirit are we all baptiz- Epla. A 4, 16. 26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and ed into one body, * whether we be Jews or Gal. s. 16 $ 06, Phew 7. drink this cup, ye do fhew the Lords Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and Gal. 3. z. y John. 14. 3.: death y till he comé.

y have been all made to drink into one Spirit

: Fiph. 2. 18,14 27 2 Wherefore, whosoever shall eat this 14 For the body is not one member, but col

. 3. 115 bread, and drink this cup of the Lord un- many. John 6. S1, 63,

y John 6863 84. & 11.27. worthily, shall be guilty of the body and Iš If the foot fhall fay, Because I am not Chap. 10. 21. blood of the Lord.

the hand, I am not of the body; is it there-
28 But let a man examine himself, and so fore not of the body?
let kim eat of that bread,and drink of that cup. 16 And if the ear'fhail say, Because I am

29 For he that eateth and drinketh un- not the eye, I am not of the body, z is it * Os, judgment. Worthily, eateth and drinketh * damnation therefore not of the body ?

to himfelf, not discerning the Lords body: 17 If the whole body were an eye, where

30 For this cause many are weak and were the hearing ? if the whole were hearfickly among you, and many sleep.

ing, where were the smelling? 31 For if we would judge our selves, 18 But now hath' God set the members ? Verfe 18: we should not be judged.

every one of them in the body, · as it hath · Roms ta. Do 32 But when we are judged we are

pleased him.
chaftned of the Lord, that we should not 19 And if they were all one member,
be condemned with the world.

where were the body?
33 Wherefore, my brethren, when ye 20 But now are they many members, yet
come together to eat, tarry one for another. but one body.

34. And if any man - hunger, let him cat 21 And the eye carinot say unto the hand,

at "home ; that ye come not together un- I have no need of thee: nor again, the head or judgment. ' to it condemnation. And the rest f will I to the feet, I have no need of you. chap. 7. 17. fet in order when 8 I come.

22 Nay, much more those members of CHAP. XII.

the body, which feem to be more feeble,
i Spiritual gifts 4 are divers, 7 yet all to are necessary.

profit withal ; 8 and to that end are di- 23 And those members of the body, which
versy bestowed : 12 that by the like pro- we think to be less honourable, upon these we
portion, as the members of a natural body *bestow more abundant honour, and our un- *ot, put átd
tend all to the 16 mutual decency, 22 fera comely parts have more abundant comeliness.
vice, and 26 fuccour of the same body ; 24 For our comely parts have no need :
27 so we should do one for another, to but God hath tempered the body together,

make up the mystical body of Christ. having given more abundant honour to that •Chap 14: 1,37.

w * concerning spiritual gifts, breth- part which lacked :
I would not have you ignorant.

25. That there should be no † fchism in tOr, ditifitto
2 Ye know.b that ye were Gentiles, car- the body ; but that the members should
ried away unto these dumb idols, even as have the same care one for another.
ye weré sed.

26 And whether one member suffer, all the 3 Wherefore I give you to understand,

members fuffer with it: or one member be 1 John 4 1, 1. that no man speaking by the Spirit of God, honoured, all the members rejoyce with it

. Or, anahema. calleth Jesus * accursed : and that no man 27 Now bye are the body of Christ, and Rortia tii si

can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the members in particular.
holy Ghost.

28 And God hath set some in the church, Colom: 14, 4 Now there are diversities of gifts, but first apostles, ° secondarily prophets, thirdly a Eph

. 4: 11 teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of Ephi 21 200 5 8 And there are differences of t admi- healings, helps, 8 governments, # diversities Numb. 17:14 4. Eph. 4. !. nistrations, but the same Lord.

of tongues. 6 And there are diversities of operations, 29 Are all apostles? are all prophets ? are b Eph. s. 23. but it is the same. God, h which worketh all teachers? are all * workers of miracles? * Or, powerso all in all.

30 Have all the gifts of healing? do all 7' But the manifestation of the Spirit, is speak with tongues? do all interpret? given to every man to prost withal.

covet earnestly the best gifts: "Čkap.14it,196 8 For to one is given by the Spirit, the And yet fhew Iunto you a more excellent way. * Chap. 13. a. word of wisdom ; to another k the wor)

CH A P. XIII. of knowledge by the same Spirit ;

I All gifts, 2, 3 how excellent foever, are 9 'To another faith by the fame Spirit ; nothing worth without charity. 4 The Mark 16. 18. to another m the gifts of healing by the praises thereof, and 13 prelation before

hope and faith.

miracles Hough
•Chap. 14. 29. ° difcerning and of angels, ,

of spirits ; to another Pdivers kinds of tongues; become as founding brass, or a tinkling cym,
to another the interpretation of tongues.

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See Macch. 70 22.

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d Prov, 10.12. 1 Pet. 4. 8.

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i Matth. 18.10.

Anno 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy,

a distinction in the sounds, how shall it be Doin. and understand all mysteries, and all know

known what is piped or harped ? ledge ; and though I have all faith, so that 8 For if the trumpet give an uncertain 59. I could remove mountains, and have no sound, who shall prepare himself to the Chap. 17.8, charity, I am nothing.

battle? 3 Ånd · though I bestow all my goods 9 So likewise you, except ye utter by the Matth. 17.20, to feed the poor, and though I give my tongue words feasie to be understood, how Luke 7.6.2body to be burned, and have not charity, shall it be known what is spoken ? for ye it profiteth me nothing,

shall speak into the air. 4. Charity suffereth long, and is kind ; 10 There are, it may be, so many kinds Or, i noi vase. charity envieth not; charity * vaunteth not of voices in the world, and none of them it felf, is not puffed up,

is without signification. 5 Doth not behave it self unseemly,

11 Therefore if I know not the meaning seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, of the voice, I shall be unto him that speakthinketh no evil,

eth, a barbarian ; and he that speaketh 6 * Rejoyceth not in iniquity, but s re- fall be a barbarian unto me. joyceth † in the truth :

12 Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zeaz Beareth all things, believeth all things, lous * of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may hopeth all things, endureth all things. excel to the edifying of the church.

8 Charity never faileth: but whether there 13 Wherefore let him that speaketh in an be prophecies, they thall fail ; whether there unknown tongue, pray that he may interpret. be tongues, they shall cease ; whether there 14 For if I pray in an unknown tongue, be knowledge, it shall vanish away.

my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is 9. For we know in part, and we prophe- unfruitful.

15 What is it then? I will pray with the 10 But when that which is perfect is come, spirit, and I will pray with the understandthen that which is in part shall be done away. ing also : • I will sing with the spirit, and I

11 When I was a child, Ispake as a child, will sing with the understanding also. * Or, reasoned. I understood as a child, I thought as a 16 Else when thou shalt bless with the child : but when I became a man, I put a- spirit

, how shall he that occupieth the room way childish things.

of the unlearned, say Amen 3 at thy giving i2 For b now we see through a glass, of thanks, seeing he understandeth not what darkly; but then i face to face: now I know

thou sayft ? *Gr. in eviddle in part; but then shall I know even as also 17. For thou verily givest thanks well, • Jobs 3. 2. I am known.

but the other is not edified. 13. And now abideth faith, hope, chari- 18 I thank my God, I speak with tongues ty, these three; but the greatest of these is more than you charity.

19 Yet in the church I had rather speak CHA P. XIV. "

five words with my understanding, that by 1 Prophecy is commended, 2, 3, 4 and pre- my voice I might teach others also, than ten ferred before speaking with tongues, 6 by thousand words in an unknown tongue. a comparison drawn from musical instru- 20 Brethren, u be not children in undermenos. 12 Both must be referred to edifi- standing : howbeit, in malice i be ye chil- a cation, 22 as to their true and proper end. dren, but in understanding be † men. 26 The true use of each is taught, 29 and 21 * In the law it is written, With men the abuse taxed. 34. Women are forbidden to of other tongues and other lips, will I speak Speak in the church.

unto this people : and yet for all that will •Chap 12 đi.

Ollow after charity, and · desire spiritual they not hear me, faith the Lord.

22 Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not 2 For he that · speaketh in an unknown to them that believe, but to them that betongue, speaketh not unto men, but unto lieve not : but prophesying serveth not for God : for no man * understandeth him ; them that believe not, but for them which howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries. believe.

3 But he that prophesieth, speaketh unto 23 If therefore the whole church become men to edification, and exhortation, and together into one place, and all speak with comfort.

tongues, and there come in those that are 4 He that speaketh in an unknown tongue, unlearned, or unbelievers,will they not editieth himself : but he that prophesieth, say that ye are mad? edifieth the church.

24 But if all prophesie, and there come 5 I would that ye all spake with tongues, in one that believeth not, or one unlearned, but rather that ye prophefied : for greater he is convinced of all, he is judged of all : is he that prophesieth, than he that speaketh 25 And thus are the secrets of his heart with tongues, except he interpret, that the made manifest ; and so falling down on his church may receive edifying.

face, he will worship God, and report 2 6 Now, brethren, if I come unto you speak, that God is in you of a truth. ing with tongues, what thall . I profit you, ex- 26 How is it then, brethren ? when

ye cept I fhall speak to you either by a revela- come together, every one of you hatha tion, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath or by doctrine ?

à revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all is 7 And even things without life giving things be done to edifying. sound, whether pipe or harp, except they give

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