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p 4 Who art thou that judgest| 16 Let not then your good be another man's servant? to his own evil spoken of: master he standeth or falleth: yea, t 17 For the kingdom of God is he shall be holden up: for God is not meat and drink, but righteous able to make him stand.

ness, and peace, and joy in the 5 One man esteemeth one day Holy Ghost. above another: another esteemeth 18 For he that in these thins every day alike. Let every man be serveth Christ, is acceptable to fully persuaded in his own mind. God, and approved of men.

6 He that regardeth_the day, d 19 Let us therefore follow afte regardeth it unto the Lord: and the things which make for peace, he that regardeth not the day, to and things wherewith one may the Lord he doth not regard it. edify another. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord, 20 For meat destroy not the for he giveth God thanks; and he work of God. All things indeed that eateth not, to the Lord he eat- are pure; but it is evil for that man eth not, and giveth God thanks. who eateth with offence. d 7 For none of us liveth to him- 21 It is good neither to eat flesh, self, and no man dieth to himself. nor to drink wine, nor any thing e 8 For whether we live, we live whereby thy brother stumbleth, or unto the Lord; and whether we is offended, or is made weak. die, we die unto the Lord: whether 22 Hast thou faith? have il to we live therefore, or die, we are thyself before God. Happy is he the Lord's.

that condemneth not himself in * 9 For to this end Christ both that thing which he alloweth. died, and rose, and revived, that 23 And he that doubteth is damnhe might be Lord both of the dead/ed if he eat, because he eateth Dot and living.

of faith: for whatsoever is not of t 10 But why dost thou judge thy faith is sin. brother ? or why dost thou set at|

CHAP. XV. nought thy brother? for we shall TTTE then that are strong ought all stand before the judgment-seat V to bear the infirmities of the of Christ.

weak, and not to please ourselves 11 For it is written, As I live, d 2 Let every one of us please his saith the Lord, every knee shall neighbour for his good to editbow to me, and every tongue shall cation. confess to God.

3 For even Christ pleased not t 12 So then every one of us shall himself; but, as it is written, The give account of himself to God. reproaches of them that reproach p 13 Let us not therefore judge ed thee fell on me. one another any more: but judge 4 For whatsoever things were this rather, that no man put a written aforetime, were written stumbling-block, or an occasion to for our learning, that we through fall in his brother's way.

patience and comfort of the scrip 14 I know, and am persuaded tures might have hope. by the Lord Jesus, that there is 6 5 Now the God of patience and nothing unclean of itself: but to consolation grant you to be likehim that esteemeth any thing to minded one toward another be unclean, to him it is unclean. cording to Christ Jesus: e 15 But if thy brother be grieved 6 That ye may with one mind with thy meat,now walkest thou not and one mouth glorify God, even charitably. Destroy not him with the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. thy meat, for whom Christ died. 10 7 Wherefore receive ye one an

ther, as Christ also received us, to cum, I have fully preached the he glory of God.

gospel of Christ. 8 Now I say that Jesus Christ | 20 Yea, so have I strived to was a minister of the circumcision preach the gospel, not where Christ for the truth of God, to confirm the was named, lest I should build up. promises made unto the fathers: lon another man's foundation :

9 And that the Gentiles might 21 But as it is written, To whom glorify God for his mercy; as it is he was not spoken of, they shall written, For this cause I will con- see: and they that have not heard fess to thee among the Gentiles, shall understand. and sing unto thy name.

1 22 For which cause also I have 10 And again he saith, Rejoice, been much hindered from coming ye Gentiles, with his people to you.

11 And again, Praise the Lord, 23 But now having no more all ye Gentiles ; and laud him, all place in these parts, and having a ye people.

great desire these many years to a 12 And again Esaias saith, There come unto you; shall be a root of Jesse, and he that g 24 Whensoever I take my jourshall rise to reign over the Gen-ney into Spain, I will come to you: tiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust. for I trust to see you in my jourb 13 Now the God of hope fill ney, and to be brought on my way you with all joy and peace in be- thitherward by you, if first I be lieving, that ye may abound in somewhat filled with your company. hope, through the power of the g 25 But now I go unto Jerusalem Holy Ghost.

to minister unto the saints. 14 And I myself also am per- 26 For it hath pleased them of suaded of you, my brethren, that Macedonia and Achaia to make a ye also are full of goodness, filled certain contribution for the poor with all knowledge, able also to saints which are at Jerusalem. admonish one another.

d 27 It hath pleased them verily ; 15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have and their debtors they are. For written the more boldly unto you if the Gentiles have been made in some sort, as putting you in partakers of their spiritual things, mind, because of the grace that is their duty is also to minister unto given to me of God,

them in carnal things. † 16 That I should be the minister] 28 When therefore I have perof Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, mi- formed this, and have sealed to nistering the gospel of God, that them this fruit, I will come by you the offering up of the Gentiles into Spain. might be acceptable, being sancti. d 29 And I am sure that when I fied by the Holy Ghost.

come unto you, I shall come in the 17 I have therefore whereof Ifulness of the blessing of the gosmay glory through Jesus Christ, in pel of Christ. those things which pertain to God. e 30 Now I beseech you, brethren, t 18 For I will not dare to speak for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, of any of those things which Christ and for the love of the Spirit, that hath not wrought by me, to make ye strive together with ine in your the Gentiles obedient, by word prayers to God for me ; and deed,

g 31 That I may be delivered from g 19 Through mighty signs and them that do not believe in Judea; wonders, by the power of the Spi- and that my service which I have rit of God; so that from Jerusa- for Jerusalem, may be accepted of lem, and round about unto Illyri-| the saints;

32 That I may come unto you pas, and all the saints which are with joy by the will of God, and with them. may with you be refreshed.

16 Salute one another with a 6 33 Now the God of peace be holy kiss. The churches of Christ with you all. Amen.

salute you. CHAP. XVI.

d 17 Now I beseech you, brethren, g T COMMEND unto you Phebe mark them which cause divisions

1 our sister, which is a servant and offences, contrary to the docof the church which is at Cenchrea: trine which ye have learned ; and d 2 That ye receive her in the avoid them. Lord, as becometh saints, and that| 18 For they that are such serve ye assist her in whatsoever busi- not our Lord Jesus Christ, but

h need of you: for she their own belly; and by good hath been a succourer of many, words and fair speeches deceive and of myself also.

the hearts of the simple. 3 Greet Priscilla and Aquila, c 19 For your obedience is come my helpers in Christ Jesus: abroad unto all men. I am glad c4 Who have for my life laid therefore on your behalf: but yet down their own necks: unto whom I would have you wise unto that not only I give thanks, but also all which is good, and simple conthe churches of the Gentiles. cerning evil. g 5 Likewise greet the church that|b 20 And the God of peace shall is in their house. Salutt my well- bruise Satan under your feet shortbeloved Epenetus, who is the first-ly. The grace of our Lord Jesus fruits of Achaia unto Christ. Christ be with you. Amen.

6 Greet Mary, who bestowed 21 Timotheus my work-fellow, much labour on us.

and Lucius, and Jason, and Sosic 7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, pater, my kinsman salute you. my kinsmen, and my fellow pri- | 22 I Tertius, who wrote this soners, who are of note among the epistle, salute you in the Lord. apostles, who also were in Christ 23 Gaius mine host, and of the before me.

whole church, saluteth you. Eras 8 Greet Amplias my beloved in tus the chamberlain of the city sathe Lord.

luteth you, and Quartus a brother. 9 Salute Urbane, our helper in b 24 The grace of our Lord Christ, and Stachys my beloved. Christ be with you all. Amen.

10 Salute Apelles approved in d 25 Now to him that is of power Christ. Salute them which are of to establish you according to my Aristobulus' houschold.

gospel, and the preaching of Jesus c 11 Salute Herodian my kinsman. Christ, according to the revelation Greet them that be of the household of the mystery, which was kept of Narcissus, which are in the Lord. secret since the world began, G 12 Salute Tryphena and Try 26 But now is made manifest, phosa, who labour in the Lord. and by the scriptures of the proSalute the beloved Persis, which phets, according to the commandlaboured much in the Lord. inent of the everlasting God, made

13 Salute Rufus chosen in the known to all nations for the obedi. Lord, and his mother and mine. lence of faith:

14 Salute Asyncritus, Phlegon, 27 To God only wise, be glory Hermas, Patrobas, Hermes, and through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen. the brethren which are with them. I Written to the Romans from Co

15 Salute Philologus, and Julia, rinthus, and sent by Phebe ser. Nereus, and his sister and Olym- vant of the church at Cenchrea.

I The First Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the


1 14 I thank God that I baptized D AUL, called to be an apos- none of you, but Crispus and Gaius;

E tle of Jesus Christ through 15 Lest any should say that I he will of God, and Sosthenes our had baptized in mine own name. rother,

1d 16 And I baptized also the house• 2 Unto the church of God which hold of Stephanas; besides, I know s at Corinth, to them that are sanc- not whether I baptized any other. ified in Christ Jesus, called to be 17 For Christ sent me not to bapaints, with all that in every place tize, but to preach the gospel: not all upon the name of Jesus Christ with wisdom of words, lest the jur Lord, both theirs and ours: cross of Christ should be made of 13 Grace be unto you, and peace none effect. rom God our Father, and from 18 For the preaching of the he Lord Jesus Christ.

cross is to them that perish, fool4 I thank my God always on (ishness ; but unto us which are your behalf, for the grace of God saved, it is the power of God. which is given you by Jesus Christ; 19 For it is written, I will destroy 55 That in every thing ye are en- the wisdom of the wise, and w riched by him, in all utterance, bring to nothing the understandind in all knowledge;

ing of the prudent. 6 Even as the testimony of 20 Where is the wise? where is Christ was confirmed in you: the scribe? where is the disputer

7 So that ye come behind in no of this world ? hath not God made xift: waiting for the coming of our foolish the wisdom of this world? Lord Jesus Christ:

t 21 For after that in the wisdom 68 Who shall also confirm you of God the world by wisdom knew unto the end, that ye may be blame-not God, it pleased God by the less in the day of our Lord Jesus foolishness of preaching to save · Christ.

them that believe. t 9 God is faithful, by whom ye 22 For the Jews require a sign, were called unto the fellowship of and the Greeks seek after wisdom: his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. C 23 But we preach Christ cruci. d 10 Now I beseech you, brethren, fied, unto the Jews a stumbling. by the name of our Lord Jesus block, and unto the Greeks fool. Christ, that ye all speak the same ishness; thing, and that there be no divisions c 24 But unto them which are among you ; but that ye be per- called, both Jews and Greeks, fectly joined together in the same Christ the power of God, and the mind, and in the same judgment. wisdom of God. p 11 For it hath been declared un- 25 Because the foolishness of to me of you, my brethren, by them God is wiser than men ; and the which are of the house of Chloe, that weakness of God is stronger than there are contentions among you. men.

12 Now this I say, that every one t 26 For ye see your calling, breof you saith, I am of Paul; and I of thren, how that not many wise Apollos ; and I of Cephas ; and I men after the flesh, not many

mighty, not many noble are called : 13 Is Christ divided ? was Paul 27 But God hath chosen the crucified for you? or were ye bap- foolish things of the world to contized in the name of Paul ? found the wise : and God hath

of Christ.

of God.

chosen the weak things of the prepared for them that love hire, world to confound the things which i 10 But God hath revealed thes are mighty;

Junto us by his Spirit ; for the Spirit t 28 And base things of the world, searcheth all things, yea, the deep and things which are despised, things of God. hath God chosen, yea, and things t 11 For what man knoweth the which are not, to bring to nought things of a man, save the spirit of things that are:

man which is in him ? even so the 29 That no flesh should glory in things of God knoweth no man, his presence.

but the Spirit of God. t 30 But of him are ye in Christ (* 12 Now we have received, not Jesus, who of God is made unto us the spirit of the world, but the wisdom, and righteousness, and Spirit which is of God; that we sanctification, and redemption: might know the things that an

31 That, according as it is writ- freely given to us of God. ten, He that glorieth, let him glory d 13 Which things also we speak, in the Lord.

not in the words which man's wis CHAP. II.

dom teacheth, but which the Holy f AND I, brethren, when I came Ghost teacheth; comparing spi

A to you,came not with excel. ritual things with spiritual. lency of speech, or of wisdom, de-st 14 But the natural man receir claring unto you the testimony eth not the things of the Spirit of

God: for they are foolishness us to d 2 For I determined not to know him: neither can he know the any thing among you, save Jesus because they are spiritually dis Christ, and him crucified.

cerned. f3 And I was with you in weak- 15 But he that is spiritual judeness, and in fear, and in much eth all things, yet he himself is trembling.

judged of no man. d 4 And iny speech and my preach- 16 For who hath known tine ing was not with enticing words of mind of the Lord, that he may inman's wisdom, but in demonstra-struct him? But we have the tion of the Spirit, and of power: mind of Christ. · 5 That your faith should not

CHAP. III. stand in the wisdom of men, but c AND I, brethren, could not in the power of God.

A speak unto you as unto sp. 6 Howbeit, we speak wisdom ritual, but as unto carnal, even 25 among them that are perfect: yet unto babes in Christ. not the wisdoin of this world, nor! 2 I have fed you with milk, and of the princes of this world, that not with meat: for hitherto yo come to nought:

were not able to bear it, neither yet 7 7 But we speak the wisdom of now are ye able, God in a mystery, even the hidden p 3 For ye are yet carnal: for wisdom which God ordained be- whereas there is among you envy fore the world unto our glory; ing, and strife, and divisions, are

8 Which none of the princes of ye not carnal, and walk as men? this world knew : for had they 4 For while one saith, I ain of known it, they would not have Paul; and another, I am of Apollos, crucified the Lord of Glory. are ye not carnal ? 6 9 But as it is written, Eye hath 5 Who then is Paul, and who is not seen, nor ear heard, neither Apollos, but ministers by whom ye have entered into the heart of believed, even as the Lord gave to man the things which God hath every man ?

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