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6 For if the woman be not among you; and I partly becovered, let her also be shorn : lieve it. but if it be a shame for a wo- 19 For there must be also man to be shorn or shaven, let heresies among you, that they her be covered.

which are approved may be 7 For a man indeed ought made manifest among you. not to cover his head, forasmuch 20 When ye come together as he is the image and glory of therefore into one place, this is God: but the woman is the glory not to eat the Lord's supper. of the man.

21 For in eating every one 8 For the man is not of the taketh before other his own supwoman, but the woman of the per: and one is hungry and anman.

other is drunken. 9 Neither was the man crea

22 What! have ye not houses ted for the woman, but the wo- to eat and to drink in! or desman for the man.

pise ye the church of God, and 10 For this cause ought the shame them that have not! woman to have power on her What shall I say to you! shall I head, because of the angels. praise you in this! I praise you

11 Nevertheless, neither is not. the man without the woman, 23 For I have received of neither the woman without the the Lord, that which also I deman, in the Lord.

livered unto you, That the Lord For as the woman is of Jesus, the same night in which the man, even so is the man he was betrayed, took bread : also by the woman; but all 24 And when he had given things of God.

thanks, he break it, and said, 13 Judge in yourselves : Is it Take, eat: this is my body, comely that a woman pray unto which is broken for you : this God uncovered ?

do in remembrance of me. 14 Doth not even nature it- 25 After the same manner self teach you, that if a man also he took the cup, when he have long hair, it is a shame had supped, saying, This cup is unto him?

the new testament in my blood : 15 But if a woman have long this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in hair, it is a glory to her: for her remembrance of me. hair is given her for a covering. 26 For as often as ye eat this

16 But if any man seem to bread, and drink this cup, ye do be contentious, we have no such shew the Lord's death till he custom, neither the churches of come. God.

27 Wherefore, whosoever 17 Now in this that I declare shall eat this bread, and drink unto you, I praise you not, that ye this cup of the Lord, unworthcome together not for the better, ily, shall be guilty of the body but for the worse.

and blood of the Lord. 18 For first of all, when ye 28 But let a man examine come together in the church, I himself, and so let him eat of hear that there be divisions that bread, and drink of that cup. 29 For he that eateth and 7 But the manifestation of drinketh unworthily, eateth and the Spirit is given to every man drinketh damnation to hinself, to profit withal. izle 24 d. Lisa not discerning the Lord's body. 8 For to one is given by the

30 For this cause many are Spirit the word of wisdom; to weak and sickly among you, another, the word of knowland many sleep.

edge by the same Spirit ; 31 For if we would judge 9 To another, faith by the ourselves, we should not be same Spirit; to another, the judged.

gifts of healing by the same 32 But when we are judged, Spirit ; we are chastened of the Lord, 10 To another, the working that we should not be condemn- of miracles ; to another, propheed with the world.

cy; to another, discerning of 33 Wherefore, my brethren, spirits; to another, divers kinds when ye come together to eat, of tongues ; to another, the intarry one for another.

terpretation of tongues: 34 And if any man hunger, 11 But all these worketh that let him eat at home : that ye one and the self-same Spirit, come not together unto condem- dividing to every man severally nation. And the rest will I set as he will. in order when I come.

12 For as the body is one, CHAP. XII.

and hath many members, and

all the members of that one 1 Spiritual gifts are diverse, 7 yet to profit withal, 8 and to that end are all diversely body, being many, are one body:

bestowed of God for the general good. so also is Christ. Now, concerning spiritual

13 For by one Spirit are we gifts, brethren, I would not all baptized into one body, have you ignorant.

whether we be Jews or Gentiles, 2 Ye know that ye were Gen- whether we be bond or free; and tiles, carried away unto these have been all made to drink indumb idols, even as ye were to one Spirit. led.

14 For the body is not one 3 Wherefore I give you to member, but many. understand, that no man speak- 15 If the foot shall say, Being by the Spirit of God, call-cause I am not the hand, I am eth Jesus accursed : and that not of the body; is it therefore no man can say that Jesus is not of the body? the Lord, but by the Holy 16 And if the ear shall say, Ghost.

Because I am not the eye, I am 4 Now there are diversities not of the body; is it therefore of gifts, but the same Spirit. not of the body!

5 And there are differences 17 If the whole body were of administrations, but the same an eye, where were the hearing! Lord.

if the whole were hearing, 6 And there are diversities of where were the sinelling! operations ; but it is the same 18 Bnt now hath God set the God which worketh all in all. genbers every one of them in

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1. CORINTIIANS. the body, as it hath pleased 30 Have all the gifts of healhim.

ing! do all speak with tongues! 19 And if they were all one do all interpret ? member, where were the body?: 31 But covet earnestly the

20 But now are they many best gifts. And yet shew I unmembers, yet but one body. to you a more excellent way. 21 And the eye cannot say

CHAP. XIII. unto the hand, I have no need i All gifts, however excellent, are nothing of thee: nor again the head to without charity; 4 the praise thereof. the feet, I have no need of THOUGH I speak with the you.

22 Nay, much more those gels, and have not charity, I am members of the body, which become as sounding brass, or a seem to be more feeble, are ne- tinkling cymbal. cessary :

2 And though I have the 23 And those members of the gift of prophecy, and understand body, which we think to be less all mysteries, and all knowlhonourable, upon these we bes- edge; and though I have all tow more abundant honour; and faith, so that I could remove our uncomely parts have more mountains, and have not chariabundant comeliness.

ty, I am nothing. 24 For our comely parts have 3 And though I bestow all no need : but God hath temper- my goods to feed the poor,

and ed the body together, having though I give my body to be given more abundant honour to burned, and have not charity, it that part which lacked: profiteth me nothing.

25 That there should be no 4 Charity suffereth long, and schism in the body; but that is kind; charity envieth not; the members should have the charity vaunteth not itself, is not same care one for another.

puffed up, 26 And whether one member 5 Doth not behave itself unsuffer, all the members suffer seemly, seeketh not her own, is with it; or one member be not easily provoked, thinketh bonoured, all the members re- no evil; joice with it.

6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, 27 Now ye are the body of but rejoiceth in the truth; Christ, and members in particu- 7 Beareth all things, believeth lar.

all things, hopeth all things, en28 And God hath set some dureth all things. in the church, first apostles, 8 Charity never faileth : but secondarily, prophets, thirdly whether there be prophecies

, teachers, after that miracles, they shall fail; whether there be then gifts of healings, helps, tongues, they shall cease; whethgovernments,


of er there be knowledge, it shall tongues.

vanish away. 29 Are all apostles ? are all 9 For we know in part, and prophets are all teachers are we prophesy in part. all workers of miracles?

10 But when that which is

perfect is come, then that which lation, or by knowledge, or by is in part shall be done away. prophesying, or by doctrine ?

11 When I was a child, I 7 And even things without spake as a child, I understood life giving sound, whether pipe as a child, I thought as a child : or harp, except they give a disbut when I became a man, I put tinction in the sounds, how away childish things.

shall it be known what is piped 12 For now we see through or harped ? a glass, darkly; but then face to 3 For if the trumpet give face: now I know in part ; but an uncertain sound, who shall then shall I know even as also prepare himself to the battle? I am known.

9 So likewise ye, except ye 13 And now abideth faith, utter by the tongue words easy hope, charity, these three;, but to be understood, how shall it the greatest of these is chari- be known what is spoken? for ty.

ye shall speak into the air. CHAP. XIV.

10 There are, it may be, so i Prophecy commended, 2, 3, 4 and pre

many kinds of voices in the ferred before speaking with tongues....34 world, and none of them is withWomen forbidden to speak in the church. out signification. FOLLOW after charity, and 11 Therefore, if I know not

desire spiritual gifts, but the meaning of the voice, I shall rather that ye may prophesy. be unto him that speaketh a bar

2 For he that speaketh in an barian, and he that speaketh unknown tongue, speaketh not shall be a barbarian unto me. unto men, but unto God: for no 12 Even so ye, forasmuch as man understandeth him ; how- ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, beit in the spirit he speaketh seek that ye may excel to the mysteries.

edifying of the church. 3 But he that prophesieth, 13 Wherefore, let him that speaketh unto men to edifica- speaketh in an unknown tongue, tion, and exhortation, and com- pray that he may interpret. fort.

14 For if I pray in an un4 He that speaketh in an un- known tongue, my spirit prayeth, known tongue edifieth himself; but my understanding is unfruitbut he that prophesieth edifieth ful. the church.

15 What is it then ! I will 5 I would that ye all spake pray with the spirit, and I will with tongues, but rather that ye pray with the understanding alprophesied: for greater is he that so: I will sing with the spirit, prophesieth than he that speak- and I will sing with the under- : eth with tongues, except he in- standing also. terpret, that the church may re- 16 Else, when thou shalt bless ceive edifying.

with the spirit, how shall he that 6 Now, brethren, if I come occupieth the room of the ununto you speaking with tongues, learned say Amen at thy giving what shall I profit you, except I of thanks, seeing he understandshall speak to you eitherhy revealeth not what thou sayest ?

17. For thou verily givest|a revelation, hath an interpretathanks well, but the other is not tion. Let all things be done unto edified.

edifying. 18 I thank my God, I speak 27 If any man speak in an with tongues more than ye all : unknown tongue, let it be by

19 Yet in the church I had two, or at the most by three, and rather speak five words with my that by course; and let one interunderstanding, that by my voice pret. I might teach others also, than

28 But if there be no interten thousand words in an un- preter, let him keep silence in known tongue.

the church ; and let him speak 20 Brethren, be not children to himself, and to God. in understanding: howbeit, in 29 Let the prophets speak malice be ye children, but in two or three, and let the other understanding be men.

judge. 21 In the law it is written, 30 If any thing be revealed to With men of other tongues and another that sitteth by, let the other lips will I speak unto this first hold his peace. people; and yet for all that will 31 For ye may all prophesy they not hear me, saith the one by one, that all may learn, Lord.

and all may be comforted. 22 Wherefore tongues are for 32And the spirits of the propha sign, not to them that believe, ets are subject to the prophets. but to them that believe not: 33 For God is not the author but prophesying serveth not for of confusion, but of peace, as in them that believe not, but for all churches of the saints. them which believe,

34 Let your women keep si23 If therefore the whole lence in the churches; for it is church be come together into one not permitted unto them to place,and all speak with tongues, speak : but they are commanded and there come in those that to be under obedience, as also are unlearned, or unbelievers, saith the law. will they not say that ye are 35 And if they will learn any mad?

thing, let them ask their bus24 But if all prophesy, and bands at home; for it is a shame there come in one that believ- for women to speak in the eth not, or one unlearned, he is church. convinced of all, he is judged 36 What! came the word of of all :

God out from you? or came it 25 And thus are the secrets unto you only ? of his heart made manifest; and 37 If any man think himself to so falling down on his face, he be a prophet, or spiritual, let him will worship God,and report that acknowledge that the things God is in you of a truth. that I write unto you are the

26 How is it then, brethren ? commandments of the Lord. when ye come together, every 38 But if any man be ignorant, one of you hath a psalm, hath let him be ignorant. a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath 39 Wherefore, brethren, cov

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