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you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go ;
'whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no
question for conscience' sake.

28 But if any man say unto you, This is
offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not "for
his sake that shewed it, and for conscience'

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Paul reproveth the Corinthians.



I. CORINTHIANS.



Of profaning the Lord's supper.



^



sake : for 'the earth is the Lord's, and the
fulness thereof:

29 Conscience, I say, not thine own, but
of the other: for "why is my Uberty judged
of another marCs conscience ?

30 For if I by || grace be a partaker, why
am I evil spoken of for that ^ for which I
give thanks ?

31 ^Whether therefore ye eat or drink,
or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory
of God :

32 ^Give none offence, neither to the
Jews, nor to the f Gentiles, nor to ^ the
church of God.

33 Even as ''I please all men in all things,
"not seeking mine own profit, but the profit
of many, that they may be saved.

CHAP. XL

I He reproveth them, because in holy assemblies 4 their
men prayed with their heads covered, and 6 women
with their heads uncovered, 17 and because generally
their meetings were not for the better but for the worse,
ox 21 namely in profaning with their own feasts the
Lord's supper. 23 Lastly, he calleth them to the first
institution thereof.

BE "^ ye followers of me, even as I also
am of Christ.

2 Now I praise you, brethren, ''that ye
remember me in all things, and <=keep the

II ordinances, as I delivered them to you.

3 But I would have you know, that "^the
head of every man is Christ; and nhe head
of the woman is the man ; and '"the head of
Christ is God.

4 Every man praying or ? prophesying,
having Ms head covered, dishonoureth his
head.

5 But '"every woman that prayeth or
prophesieth with her head uncovered, dis-
honoureth her head : for that is even all
one as if she were 'shaven.

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
Ms 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 man.

9 " Neither was the man created for tlie
woman, but the woman for the man.

10 For this cause ought the woman "to
have II power on her head, p because of the
angels.

11 Nevertheless, i neither is the man with-
out the woman, neither the woman without
the man, in the Lord.

12 For as the woman is of the man, even



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Anno


DOMINI


DOMINI


59.


59.
r Rom. 11.


t Dent. 10.


H.


36.


Ps. 24. 1.




ver. 26.




u Rom. 14.




16.




II Or,




thanksgiv-




ing.

X Rom. 14.




6.




,1 Tim. 4.




:), 4.




y Col. 3. 17.




1 Pet. 4. U.






II Or, veil.




a 1 Tim. 6.




4.


z Rom. 14.
13.


tch.7. 17.
& 14. 33.


ch. 8. 13.




2 Cor. 6. 3.




t Gr.




Gret^ks.




n Acts 20.




28.




ch. 11. 22.




1 Tim. 3. .5.




b Rom. 15.




2.




ch. 9. 19, 22.




c ver 24.


u ch. 1. 10,




11, 12. & 3.




3.




II Or,




schjsms.




X Mutt. 18.




7.




Luke 17. 1.




Acts. 20. 30.




1 Tim. 4. 1,




2 Pet. 2. 1, 2.




II Or, sects.




y Luke 2.




35.




1 John 2. 19.




See




Deut. 13. 3.




II Or, ye




cannot cat.


a ch. 4. 16.




Ephes. 5. 1.




Phil. 3. 17.




) Tlioss. 1.




6.




2 Thess. 3.


7. 2 Pet. 2.


9.


13.


b ch. 4. 17.


Jude 12.


c ch. 7. 17.




II Or,


a ch. 10. 32.


traditions.




2 Tliess. 2.


b James 2.


15. & 3. e.


6.


(1 Ephes. 5.


II Or. them


23.


that arc


e Gon. 3. 16.


poor.


1 Tim. 3.




11, 12.




1 Pet. 3. 1,


c ch. 15. 3.


5, (j.


Go]. I. 1.


f John 14.


11, 12.


28.


(1 Matt. 26.


ch. 3.23. &


20


1.5.27,28.

Phil, i 7,

8,9.

K ch. 12. 10,


Mark 14. 22.


Luke 22. 19.




28. & 14.




],&c.




h Acts 21. 9.






II Or, /or a




remem-


i Deut. 21.
12.


brance.


k Numb. 5.




IB.




Dent. 22. 5.




1 Gon. 1.20,


II Or,


27. & 5. 1.


shew ye.


&9. 6.


e John 14.




3. &21.22.




Acts 1. n.




ch. 4. 5. Sl


m Gnn. 2.


15. 23.


1 Thess. 4.
16.




2 Thess. 1.
10. *^


n Gen. 2. 18,


Jude 14.


21, 23.


Rev. 1. 7.




r Numb. 9.




10, 13.




John 0. 51.


Gen. 24T


63, 04. &


05.


13.27.


II Th™t 13, a


ch. 10. 21.
K 2 Cor. 13.


covering, in




sign that
she is under


Gal. 6. 4.


the pouicr of
her hus-
band.
P Ecdes. .5.

q' Gal. 3. 28.


" 9'- .

judgment.
Rom. 13. 2.





but all



so is the man also by the woman ;
things of God.

13 Judge in yourselves : Is it comely that
a woman pray unto God uncovered?

14 Doth not even nature itself teach you,
that if a man have long hair, it is a shame
unto him ?

15 But if a 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 conten-
tious, we have no such custom, 'neither the
churches of God.

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

. 1.8 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 nhere must be also || heresies
among you, y that they which are approved
may be made manifest among you. ~y

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 drink in? or despise ye ^'tlie church of
God, and ''shame || them that have n-ot?
What shall 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
brake 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 come.

27 '"Wherefore, whosoever shall eat this
bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, un-
worthily, shall be guilty of the body and
blood of the Lord.

28 But e let a man examine himself, and
so let him eat of that bread, and drink of
that cup.

29 For he that eateth and drinketh un-
worthily, 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.

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Spiritual gifts are divers.

31 For ''if we would judge ourselves, we
should not be judged.

32 But w^hen 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
II condemnation. And the rest ""will I set in
order when " I come.



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CHAP. XII.



Spiritual gifts 4 are divers, 7 yet all to profit withal ;
8 avd to that end are diversely bestowed : 12 that by
the like proportion, as the members of a natural body
tend all to the 16 mutual decency, 22 service, and
26 succour of the same body ; 27 so we should do one
for another, to make up the mystical body of Christ.

NOW " concerning spiritual gifts, bre-
thren, I would not have you ignorant.

2 Ye know "ithat ye were Gentiles, car-
ried away unto these ''dumb idols, even as
ye were led.

3 Wherefore I give you to understand,
'' that no man speaking by the Spirit of God,
calleth Jesus || 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
ethe same Spirit.

5 '■And there are differences of || admi-
nistrations, but the same Lord.

6 And there are diversities of operations,
but it is the same God 'which worketh all in
all. ,

7 ^ Bift 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 by the same Spirit ;

9 " To another, faith by the same Spirit ;
to another, "the gifts of healing by the same
Spirit;

10 P To another, the working of miracles ;
to another, i prophecy ; 'to another, discern-
ing of spirits; to another, ^divers kinds of
tongues ; to another, the interpretation of
tongues :

11 But all these worketh that one and the
self-same Spirit, 'dividing to every man se-
verally "as he will.

12 For ^as the body is one, and hath
many members, and all the members of that
one body, being many, are one body : y so
also is Christ.

13 For ^by one Spirit are we all baptized
into one body, * whether we he Jews or
t Gentiles, whether we he bond or free ; and
•■have been all made to drink into one
Spirit.

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h Pa. 33. 5.

1 John 1. g.

i P». 94. 12,

13.

Hobr. 12. 5,

—11.



k vor. 31.

1 vor. va.
" 9'- ,

judsm£nt.
m oh. 7. 17.
Tit. 1. 5.
nch.4. 19.



a ch. 14. 1,
37.



bcli.6. 11.
Epliea.2. 11,

lfhesB.1.9.
Tit. 3. 3.
1 Pet. 4. 3.
c Fa. 115. 5.



d Mark 9.
39

1 John 4. 2,
3.

II Or,

(tnnthBJiuit

e Matt. 16.

17.

John 15. 26.

2 Cor. 3. 5.
f Rom. 12.-
4,&c.
Hebr. 2. 4.
1 Pet. 4. 10.
e Epbes. 4.



h Rom. 12.
6,7,8.
Ephes.4. 11.
II Or,

imnisteries,
i Ephes. 1.
23.



k Rom. 12.
6, 7. 8.
ch. 14. 26.
Ephcs. 4. 7.

1 PeL 4. 10,
11.

Ich.2.6,7.
m ch. 1, 5.
& 13. 2.

2 Cor. 8. 7.



n Matt. 17.
19, 20.
ch. 13.2.
2 Cor. 4. 13.

Mark 16.
18.

Jamea 5. 14.
p ver. 28, 29.
Mark 16. 17.
Gal. 3. 5.
g Rom. 12.

ch. 13. 2. &
14. 1, &c.
r ch. 14. 29.

1 John 4. 1.
a Acts 2. 4.
&: 10. 46.
ch.l3. 1.



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c ver. 28.

d Rom. 12.

3.

ch. 3. 5.

ver. 11.



CHAP. XIII. Every member is part of the natural body.

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 there-
fore 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 hifn.

19 And if they were all one riiember,
where were the body ?

20 But now are they many members, yet
but one body.

21 And 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 memhers of the body, which
we think to be less honourable, upon these
we II bestow more abundant honour; and
our uncomely parts have more abundant
comeliness.

24 For our comely, parts have no need .
but God hath tempered the body together,
having given more abundant 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 mem-
ber be honoured, all the members rejoice with
it.

27 Now « ye are the body of Christ, and
'"members in particular.

28 And s 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? are all prophets?
are all teachers ? are all || workers of mi-
racles ?

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.



II Or,
vut on.



11 Or,.
division.



t Rom. 12.
6.

ch. 7. 7.
2 Cor. 10.13.
Ephea. 4. 7.
u John 3. 8.
Hebr. 2. 4.
X Rom. 12.
4,5.

Ephea. 4. 4,
16. .
y ver. 27.
Gal. 3. 16.

z Rom. 6. 5.

a Gal. 3. 28.
Ephea. 2.13,
li, 16.
Col. 3. 11.
TGr.
Greeks.
b John 6. 63.
& 7. 37, 38,
39.



e Rom. 12.

5.

Ephea. 1.23.

& 4. 12. &

S. 23. 30.

Col. 1. 24.

f Ephea. 5.

30.

e Ephea. 4.

h Epheg. 2.
20. £-3. 5.
i Acts 13. 1.
Rom. 12. 6.
k ver. 10.

I ver. 9.

m Numb. 11.

17.

n Rom. 12.

ITim. 5. 17.
Hebr. 13. 17,
24.

kinds,
vor. 10.

II Or,
powers.

o ch. 14. 1,
39.



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CHAP. xm.

1 All gifts, 2, 3 hov) excellent soever, are nothing worth
without charity. 4 The praises thereof, and 12 prei'
lation before hope and faith.
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The j)raises of charity.



I. COraNTHIANS.



Prophecy to be commended.



X



THOUGH I speak with the tongues of
men and of angels, and have not charity,
I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkhng
cymbal.

2 And though I have ike gift of *pro-
j||phecy, 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 And « though I bestow all my goods to
feed the poor, and though I give my body to
be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth
me nothing.

4 ^ Charity sufFereth long, arid is kind ;
charity' envieth not ; charity |1 vaunteth not
itself, is not puffed up,

5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, " seek-
eth not her own, is not easily provoked,
thinketh no evil;

6 ''Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but ^re-
joiceth II in the truth ;

7 ^ Beareth all things, beheveth all things,
hopeth all things, endureth all things.

8 Charity never faileth : but whether there
he prophecies, they shall fail ; whether there
he tongues, they shall cease ; whether there
he knowledge, it shall vanish away.

9 ' For we know in part, and we prophesy
in part.

10 But 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,
t 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 is commended, 2, 3, 4 and preferred before
speaking with tongues, 6 by a comparison drawn from
musical instruments. 12 Both must be referred to
edification, 22 as to their true and proper end. 26
The true use of each is taught, 27 and the abuse
taxed. 34 Women are forbidden to speak in the cJj^rch.

FOLLOW after charity, and " desire spi-
ritual 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 f understandeth him; how-
beit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.

3 But he that prophesieth, speaketh unto
men to edification, and exhortation, and com-
fort.



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a ch. 12. 8,

«, 10, 28. &

14. 1, &c.

See

Matt. 7. 22.

b Matt. 17.

20.

Mark 11. 23.

Luke 17. 6.



c Matt. 6.
J, 2.



i) Prov. 10.

12.

1 Pet. 4. 8.

I) Or.

IS not rash.



e ch. 10. 24.
Phil. 2. 4.



f Ps. 10. 3.
Rom. 1. 32.

^2 John 4.
Or, with
the truth.
h Rom. 15.
1.

Gal. 6. 2.
2 Tim. 2. 24.



1 ch. 8. 2.



II Or, -
reasoned.



k 2 Cor. 3.

18. & 5. 7.

Phil. 3. 12.

tGr.

in a ri.ddJe.

1 Matt. 18.

10.

1 John 3. 2.



a ch. 12. 31.



b Nnmb. 11.
25, 29.



c Acts 2. 4
& 10. 46.



tGr.
hcaretk.
Acts 22. S).



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50.



II Or,
tunes.



t.Gr..^
Significant,



tGr.. .
of spirits.



e Ephcs. 5.
19.

Col. 3. 15.
f Ps. 47. 7.



g ch. 11. 24.



h Ps. 131. 2.
Matt. 11.25.
& 18. 3. &
19. 14,
Rom. 16. 19.
ch. 3. 1.
EphoB. 4.14.
Hebr. 5. 12,
13.

i Matt. 18. 3.
1 Pol. 2. 2.
tGr.

perfect, or,
of a ripe
age,
ch. 2. 6.
k .lohn 10.
34.

I Isai.23.
11, 12.



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
•' revelation, or by knowledge, or by pro-
phesying, or by doctrine ?

7 And even things 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 f easy to be understood, how
shall it be known what is spoken? for ye
shall speak into the air.

10 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 speak-
eth a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall
be a barbarian unto me.

12 Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zea-
lous t 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
unfruitful.

15 What is it then? I will pray with the
spirit, and I will pray with the understand-
mg also : <= I will sing with the spirit, and
I will sing fwith the understanding also.

16 Else, when thou shalt bless with the
spirit, how shall he that occupieth the room
of the unlearned say Amen eat thy giving
of thanks, seeing he understandeth not what
thou sayest?

17 For thou verily givest thanks well, but
the other is not edified.

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 under-
standing : howbeit, in malice ' be ye children
but in understanding be fmen, '

21 ''In the law it is 'written, With men
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m Acta 3.
13.



n Isai. 45.

14.

Zech. 8. Sa.



o ver, 6.

ch. 12. 8, 9.

10.

pch. 12.7.

5 Cor. 12.

19.

Ephes.4. 13.



q ch. 13. lU.



r 1 ThcBS. .■).
19. 20.



9 1 Jobn 4.
1.



tGr

tummt, or,

unguict-

ness.

t ch. n. 16.



u 1 Tim. 2.
11, 12.



X ch. 11. 3.
Ephea. 5. 32.
Col. 3. 18.
Tit. 2. 5.
1 Pet. 3. 1.
J Gen. 3. 16.



z 3 Cor. 10.

7.

1 John 4. 6.



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59.

a ch. 12. 31.

1 Thoss. 5.

30.

b TOr. 33.



Of the orderly exercise of spiritual gifts. CHAP. XV.

of other tongues and other lips will I speak
unto this people ; and yet for all that will
they not hear me, saith the Lord.

22 Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not
to them that believe, but to them that be-
lieve not: but prophesying serveih not for
them that believe not, but for them which
believe.

23 If therefore the whole church be come
together into one place, and all speak with
tongues, and there come in those that are
unlearned, or unbelievers, "will they not say
that ye are mad?

24 But if all prophesy, and there come in
one that believeth not, or one unlearned, he
is convinced of all, he is judged of all* •
. 25 And thus are the secrets of his heart
made manifest 5 and so falling down on his
face, he will worship God, and report " that
God is in you of a truth. .

26 How is it then, brethren? when ye
come together, every one of you hath a psalm,
"hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a re-
velation, hath an interpretation. pLet all
things be done unto edifying.

27 If 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 "ilet the other judge.

30 If any thing 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 learn, and all may be com-
forted.

32 And ' the spirits of the prophets are
subject to the prophets.
. 33 For God is not the author of f con-
fusion, 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 4he ylaw.

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 ?

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.



a Gal. 1. 11.
b Rom. 5. 3.



c Rom. 1.

16.

ch. 1,21.

P Or,

holdfast.

t Gr.

bv iDhat

sveech.

d Gal. 3. 4.

ech. 11.2,

3.1.

fCal. 1. 12.

g Pa. 22. 15.

Isai. S3. 5,

6, &c.

D.Tn. 9. 26.

Zech. 13. 7.

Lulte 24. 26,

46.

Acts 3. 18.

&26.23.

1 Pet. 1. 11.

& 3. 24. •

h Ps. 2. 7. &

16. 10.

Isai. 53. 10.

Hos. G. 2.

Lulie 24. 26,

46.

Acts 2.25,—

31. & 13. 33,

34, 3.'). & 26.

22, 23.

1 Pet. 1. 11.

i Luke 24.

34

k Matt. 28.

17.

Mark 16. 14.

Luke 24. 36.

John 20. 19,

26.

Ai-ts 10. 41.

I Luke 24.
50

Act.1 1. 3, 4.
m Acts 9.
4, 17. U 22.
14, 18.
ch. 9. 1.

II Or, .
an abortive.
n Ephes. 3.



Acts 8. 3.
&9. 1.
Gal. 1. 13.
Phil. 3. 6.

1 Tim. 1. 13.

?Ephea. 3.
,8.
Q 3 Cor. 11.
23. & 12. 11.
r Matt. 10.
20.

Rom. 15. 13,
19.

2 Cor. 3. 5.
Gal 2.8.
Epnes, 3. 7.
Phil. 2. 13.



s 1 Thess. 4.
14.



t Acts 2. 24,

32. & 4. 10.

33. Sl 13. 30.



n Rom. 4.
23



Of Christ's resurrection, Sfc.

39 Wherefore, brethren, "covet to pro-
phesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues.

40 ''Let all things be done decently, and
in order.

CHAP. XV.

3 By Christ's resurrection, 12 he proveth the necffsity
of our resurrection, against all such as deny the resur-
rection of the body. 21 The fruit, 35 and manner
thereof, 51 and of the changing of them, that shall be
found alive at the last day.

MOREOVER, brethren, I declare unto
you the gospel "which I preached unto
you, which also ye have received, and '' where-
in ye stand;

2 "By which also ye are saved, if ye || keep
in memory f what I preached unto you, un-
less ^ye have believed in vain.

3 For "I delivered unto you first of all,
that ''which I also received, how that
Christ died for our sins 8^ according to the
scriptures ;

4 And that he was buried, and that he
rose again the third day •'according to the
scriptures :

5 'And that he was seen of Cephas, then
^ of the twelve :

^ After that, he was seen of above five
hundred brethren at once ; of whom the
greater part remain unto this present, but
some are fallen asleep.

7 After that, he was seen of James ; then
'of all the apostles.

8 ""And last of all he was seen of me also,
as of II one born out of due time.

9 For I am "the least of the apostles, that
am not meet to be called an apostle, because
°I persecuted the church of God.

10 But P by the grace of God I am what I
am : and his grace which was bestowed upon
me, was not in vain; but il laboured more
abundantly than they all : "^ yet not I, but the
grace of God which was with me.

11 Therefore whether it were I or they, so
we preach, and so ye beheved.

12 Now if Christ be preached that he
rose from the dead, how say some among
you that there is no resurrection of the
dead?

13 But if there be no resurrection of the
dead,, nhen is Christ not risen :

14 And if Christ be not risen, then is our
preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.

15 Yea, and we are found false witnesses
of God; because 'we have testified of God
that he raised up Christ : whom he raised
not up, if so be that the dead rise not.



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