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CHAP. VI.

13 Meats for the belly, and the

matter against another, go stroy both it and them. Now the law before the unjust, and not body is not for fornication, but for efore the saints ?

the Lord ; and the Lord for the 2 Do ye not know that the saints body. hall judge the world ? and if the t 14 And God hath both raised world shall be judged by you, are up the Lord, and will also raise up e unworthy to judge the smallest us by his own power. natters?

p 15 Know ye not, that your bo3 Know ye not that we shall dies are the members of Christ ? udge angels ? how much more, shall I then take the members of hings that pertain to this life? Christ, and make them the mem

4 If then ye have judgment of bers of a harlot ? God forbid. hings pertaining to this life, set 16 What! know ye not that he hem to judge who are least es- which is joined to a harlot is one eemed in the church.

body? for two, saith he, shall be 5 I speak to your shame. Is it one flesh. o, that there is not a wise man 17 But he that is joined unto imong you? no, not one that shall the Lord is one spirit. be able to judge between his bre- p. 18 Flee fornication. Every sin hren ?

that a man doeth, is without the 6 But brother goeth to law with body; but he that committeth forbrother, and that before the un- nication, sinneth against his own believers.

body. p 7 Now therefore there is utterly t 19 What! know ye not that a fault among you, because ye go your body is the temple of the lo law one with another. Why do Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye not rather take wrong? why ye have of God, and ye are not do ye not rather suffer yourselves your own ? to be defrauded?

d* 20 For ye are bought with a 8 Nay, ye do wrong, and de- price: therefore glorify God in fraud, and that your brethren. your body, and in your spirit, t 9 Know ye not that the unright- which are God's. eous shall not inherit the kingdom

CHAP. VII. of God ? Be not deceived ; neither TOW

whereof ye wrote unto me: terers, nor efferninate, nor abusers It is good for a man not to touch of themselves with mankind, c 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornica. nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor tion, let every man have his own extortioners, shall inherit ing. wife, and let every woman have dom of God.

her'own husband. t 11 And such were sonre of you: d 3 Let the husband render unto but ye are washed, but ye are the wife due benevolence: and likesanctified, but ye are justified in wise also the wife unto the husband. the name of the Lord Jesus, and 4 The wife hath not power of by the Spirit of our God.

her own body, but the husband': 12 All things are lawful unto and likewise also the husband hath me, but all things are not expedi- not power of his own body, but the ent: all things are lawful for me, wife. but I will not be brought under the 5 Defraud ye not one the other, power of any.

except it be with consent for a time,

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a woman.

his goodness: otherwise thou also him, and it shall be recompensed shalt be cut off.

unto him again? b 23 And they also, if they abide t 36 For of him, and through him, not still in unbelief, shall be graft- and to him are all things: to whom ed in: for God is able to graft them be glory for ever. Amen. in again.

CHAP. XII. A For if thou wert cut out of a I brethren by the mercies of

you therefore the olive-tree which is wild by nature, and wert grafted contrary to God, that ye present your bodies nature into a good olive-tree ; how a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable much more shall these, which be unto God, which is your reasonable the natural branches, be grafted service. into their own olive-tree? p 2 And be not conformed to this

25 For I would not, brethren, world: but be ye transformed by that ye should be ignorant of this the renewing of your mind, that mystery, (lest ye should be wise in ye may prove what is that good, your own conceits) that blindness and acceptable, and perfect will in part is happened to Israel, until of God. the fulness of the Gentilés be d 3 For I say, through the grace come in.

given unto me, to every man that 26 And so all Israel shall be is among you, not to think of himsaved: As it is written, There shall self inore highly than he ought to come out of Sion the Deliverer, think ; but to think soberly, acand shall turn away ungodliness cording as God hath dealt to every from Jacob:

man the measure of faith. 27 For this is my covenant unto 4 For as we have many memthem, when I shall take away bers in one body, and all members their sins.

have not the same office: t 28 As concerning the gospel, they 5 So we, being many, are one are enemies for your sakes: but as body in Christ, and every one touching the election, they are be- members one of another. loved for the fathers' sakes. d 6 Having then gifts, differing ac

29 For the gifts and calling of cording to the grace that is given God are without repentance. to us, whether prophecy, let us

30 For as ye in times past have prophesy according to the propor. not believed God, yet have now tion of faith ; obtained mercy through their un- 7 Or ministry, let us ivait on our belief;

ministering: or he that teacheth, 31 Éven so have these also now on teaching: not believed, that through your 8 Or he that exhorteth, on es. mercy they also may obtain mercy: hortation: he that giveth, let him

32 For God hath concluded do it with simplicity: he that them all in unbelies, that he might ruleth, with diligence ; he that have mercy upon all.

sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness. t 33 O the depth of the riches d 9 Let love be without dissimuboth of the wisdom and knowledge lation. Abhor that which is evil ; of God! how unsearchable are his cleave to that which is good. judgments, and his ways past find- d 10 Be kindly affectioned one to ing out !

another with brotherly love ; in 34 For who hath known the honour preferring one another ; mind of the Lord ? or who hath d 11 Not slothful in business ; ferbeen his counsellor ?

vent in spirit; serving the Lord ; 35 Or who hath first given told 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in

to

abulation; continuing instant in subject, not only for wrath, but rayer ;

also for conscience' sake. * 13 Distributing to the necessity a 6 For, for this cause pay ye trif saints ; given to hospitality. bute also: for they are God's. mi

14 Bless them which persecute nisters, attending continually upon ou; bless, and curse not. this very thing.

15 Rejoice with them that do à 7 Render therefore to all their ejoice, and weep with them that dues: tribute to whom tribute is reep.

due ; custom to whom custom ; | 16 Be of the same mind one fear to whom fear; honour oward another. Mind not high- whom honour. hings, but condescend to men of d 8 Owe no man any thing, but 10 pw estate. Be not wise in your love one another, for he that love iwn conceits.

eth another hath fulfilled the law. 1.17 Recompense to no man evil 9 For this, Thou shalt not coinor evil. Provide things honest in mit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, he sight of all men.

Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt (* 18 If it be possible, as much as not bear false witness, Thou shalt ieth in you, live peaceably with not covet ; and if there be any other all men.

commandment, it is briefly comd 19 Dearly beloved, avenge not prehended in this saying, namely, yourselves, but rather give place Thou shalt love thy neighbour as unto wrath: for it is written, Ven-thy self. geance is mine; I will repay, saith t 10 Love worketh no ill to his the Lord.

neighbour: therefore love is the 20 Therefore, if thine enemy fulfilling of the law. hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give 11 And that, knowing the time, him drink: for in so doing thou that now it is high time to awake shalt heap coals of fire on his head. out of sleep: for now is our salva. d 21 Be not overcome of evil, but tion nearer, than when we believed. overcome evil with good. d 12 The night is far spent, the day CHAP. XIII.

is at hand: let us therefore cast off ET every soul be subject un- the works of darkness, and let us

to the higher powers. For put on the armour of light. there is no power but of God: the P. 13 Let us walk honestly, as in powers that be, are ordained of God. the day ; not in rioting and drunk- 2 Whosoever therefore resisteth enness, not in chambering and wanthe power, resisteth the ordinance tonness, not in strife and envying. of God: and they that resist shall 14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus receive to themselves damnation. Christ, and make not provision for d. 3 For rulers are not a terror to the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof. good works, but to the evil. Wilt

CHAP. XIV. thou then not be afraid of the pow

d "IM that is weak in the shalt have praise of the same: to doubtful disputations.

4 For he is the minister of God 2 For one believeth that he may to thee for good. But if thou do eat all things ; another, who is that which is evil, be afraid ; for weak, eateth herbs. he beareth not the sword in vain: p 3 Let not him that eateth, defor he is the minister of God, a re- spise hirn that eateth not; and let venger to execute wrath upon him not him which eateth not, judge that doeth evil.

him that eateth: for God hath re: 5 Wherefore ye must needs beceived him.

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t 9 Knowing that Christ, being ashamed ? for the end of those raised from the dead, dieth no things is death. more ; death hath no more do-6 22 But now being made free minion over him.

from sin, and become servants to 10 For in that he died, he died God, ye have your fruit unto holiunto sin once: but in that he liv- ness, and the end everlasting life. eth, he liveth unto God.

23 For the wages of sin is death: d 11 Likewise reckon ye also your- but the gift of God is eternal life, selves to be dead indeed unto sin, through Jesus Christ our Lord. hut alive unto God through Jesus

CHAP. VII. Christ our Lord.

NOW ye not, brethren, (for your mortal body, that ye should the law) how that the law hati obey it in the lusts thereof. dominion over a man as long as he d 13 Neither yield ye your mem- liveth ? bers as instruments of unrighteous- 2 For the woman which hath a ness unto sin: but yield yourselves husband, is bound by the law to unto God, as those that are alive her husband so long as he liveth: froin the dead, and your members but if the husband be dead, she is as instruments of righteousness loosed from the law of her husband. unto God:

3 So then, if while her husband + 14 For sin shall not have do- liveth, she be married to another minion over you: for ye are not man, she shall be called an adu. under the law, but under grace. teress: but if her husband be dead, p 15 What then ? shall we sin, she is free from that law so that because we are not under the law, she is no adulteress, though she be but under grace ? God forbid. married to another man.

16 Know ye not, that to whom e 4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye ye yield yourselves servants to also are become dead to the law obey, his servants ye are to whom by the body of Christ ; that ye ye obey; whether of sin unto death, should be married to another even or of obedience unto righteousness ? to him who is raised froin the dead, d 17 But God be thanked, that ye that we should bring forth fruit u were the servants of sin ; but ye to God. have obeyed from the heart that c 5 For when we were in the form of doctrine which was de- flesh, the motions of sins, which

were by the law, did work in our € 18 Being then made free from members to bring forth fruit unto sin, ye became the servants of death: righteousness.

C 6 But now are delivered – 19 I speak after the manner of from the law, that being dead men, because of the infirmity of wherein we were held ; that we your flesh: for as ye have yielded should serve in newness of spirit, your members servants to un- and not in the oldness of the cleanness and to iniquity, unto letter. iniquity ; even so now yield your 7 What shall we say then? Is members servants to righteousness, the law sin ? God forbid. Nay, I unto holiness.

had not known sin, but by the t 20 For when ye were the ser- law: for I had not known lust, vants of sin, ye were free from except the law had said, Thou righteousness.

shalt not covet. 21 What fruit had ye then in e 8 But sin, taking occasion by those things whereof ye are now the commandment, wrought in

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c 24 O wretched man that I am! 9 For I was alive without the who shall deliver me from the w once: but when the com-body of this death ? andment came, sin revived, and e 25 I thank God, through Jesus died.

Christ our Lord. So then, with 10 And the commandment which the inind I myself serve the law of as ordained to life, I found to be God; but with the flesh the law of nto death.

sin. 11 For sin, taking occasion by

CHAP. VIII.

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, deceived me, THERE is ide referem which

it slew me.

condemnation to themwhich 12 Wherefore the law is holy, are in Christ Jesus, who walk not und the commandment holy, and after the flesh, but after the Spirit. ust, and good.

e 2 For the law of the Spirit of life + 13 Was then that which is good in Christ Jesus, hath made me free inade death unto me? God forbid. from the law of sin and death. But sin, that it might appear sin, t 3 For what the law could not working death in me by that|do, in that it was weak through which is good ; that sin by the the flesh, God sending his own Son commandment might become ex- in the likeness of sinful flesh, and eeding sinful.

for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: 14 For we know that the law is d 4 That the righteousness of the spiritual: but I am carnal, sold law might be fulfilled in us, who under sin.

walk not after the flesh, but after e 15 For that which I do, I allow the Spirit. not: for what I would, that do I c 5 For they that are after the not ; but what I hate, that do I. flesh, do mind the things of the

16 If then I do that which I flesh: but they that are after the would not, I consent unto the law Spirit, the things of the Spirit. that it is good.

6 For to be carnally minded is € 17 Now then it is no more I that death ; but to be spiritually minddo it, but sin that dwelleth in me. ed is life and peace: t 18 For I know that in me (that t* 7 Because the carnal mind is is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good enmity against God: for it is not thing: for to will is present with subject to the law of God, neither me; but how to perform that indeed can be. which is good, I find not.

t 8 So then they that are in the c 19 For the good that I would, I flesh cannot please God. do not; but the evil which I would 9 But ye are not in the flesh, not, that I do.

but in the Spirit, if so be that the 20 Now if I do that I would not, Spirit of God dwell in you. Now, it is no more I that do it, but sin if any man have not the Spirit of that dwelleth in me.

Christ, he is none of his. c 21 I find then a law, that when 10 And if Christ be in you, the I would do good, evil is present body is dead because of sin; but with me.

the Spirit is life because of rightc 22 For I delight in the law of eousness. God, after the inward man: (t 11 But if the Spirit of him that

23 But I see another law in my raised up Jesus from the dead members warring against the law dwell in you, he that raised up of my mind, and bringing me into Christ from the dead shall also

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