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Paul encourageth against troubles. 2 CORINTHIANS, I. He excuseth his not coming, &c.

17 I am glad of the coming of Stepha- 21 The salutation of me Paul with nas and Fortunatus and Achaicus: for mine own hand.

that which was lacking on your part they 22 If any man * love not the Lord Jesus fpol. f. 18. Phil. 2. 30. have supplied.

Christ, "let him be Anathema 'Maran-atha. 2 Thess. 3. 18 "For they have refreshed my spirit 23 "The

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of our Lord Jesus Christ Epb.6.2. Su Theatre and your's: therefore acknowledge ye be with you. them that are such.

24 My love be with you all in Christ k Rom. i. 19 The churches of Asia salute you. Jesus. Amen.

Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in d. Rom. 16. the Lord, with the church that is in The first epistle to the Corinthians their house.

was written from Philippi by Ste20 All the brethren greet you. 'Greet phanas, and Fortunatus, and Achaiye one another with an holy kiss.

cus, and Timotheus.

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THE SECOND EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE

CORINTHIANS.
CHAP. I.

selves, but in God which raiseth the dead:
3 The apostle encourageth them against trou-

10 Who delivered us from so great a bles, by the comforts and deliverances which death, and doth deliver: in whom we k 2 Pet. 2. g. God has given him, as in all his afflictions, trust that he will yet deliver us; 8 so particularly in his late danger in Asia. u Ye also "helping together by prayer

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12 And calling both his own conscience and for us, that "for the gift bestowed upon a Philem.
their's to witness of his sincere manner of
preaching the immutable truth of the gos-

us by the means of many persons thanks
pel, 15 he excuseth his not coming to them, may be given by many on our behalf.
as proceerling not of lightness, but of his 12 For our rejoicing is this, the testi-
lenity towards them.

mony of our conscience, that in simplicity
PAUL, an apostle of Jesus Christ by and "godly sincerity, 'not with Heshly z ch.2

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. brother, unto the church of God which is had our conversation in the world, and 13 bol. 2" at Corinth, with all the saints which are more abundantly to you-ward. in all Achaia:

13 For we write none other things un-
2 Grace be to you and peace from to you, than what ye read or acknow-
God our Father, and from the Lord ledge; and I trust ye shall acknowledge
Jesus Christ.

even to the end;
3 4 Blessed be God, even the Father of 14 As also ye have acknowledged us

our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of in part, P that we are your rejoicing, even p eh. 5. 12. Pet. 1.3. mercies, and the God of all comfort; as ?ye also are our's in the day of the

4 Who comforteth us in all our tribu- Lord Jesus.
lation, that we may be able to comfort 15 And in this confidence' I was mind- ri Cor. 4. 19.
them which are in any trouble by the ed to come unto you before, that ye
comfort, wherewith we ourselves are com- might have 'a second || benefit;
forted of God.

16 And to pass by you into Macedonia,
5 For as the sufferings of Christ and to come again out of Macedonia, .Cor. 16.
abound in us, so our consolation also unto you, and of you to be brought on
aboundeth by Christ.

my way toward Judea.
6 And whether we be afflicted, 'it is 17 When I therefore was thus minded,
for

your consolation and salvation, which did I use lightness ? or the things that I

llis effectual in the enduring of the same purpose, do ! purpose "according to the u ch. 10. 2. wrought.

sufferings which we also suffer: or whe- Hesh, that with me there should be yea
ther we be comforted, it is for your con- yea, and nay nay?
solation and salvation.

18 But as God is true, our || word to- for.

preaching.
7 And our hope of you is stedfast, ward you was not yea and nay.
knowing, that s as ye are partakers of the 19 For 'the Son of God, Jesus Christ, 1. Mark 1.1.
sufferings, so shall ye be also of the con- who was preached among you by us, even Acts 9. 20.
solation.

by me and Silvanus and Timotheus, was
8 For we would not, brethren, have not yea and nay, ' but in him was yea.
Acto 19. you ignorant of hour trouble which came 20 ? For all the promises of God in him a Rom. 15.

to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory
measure, above strength, insomuch that of God by us.
we despaired even of life:

21 Now he which stablisheth us with
9 But we had the || sentence of death in you in Christ, and hath anointed us, 2017.
ourselves, that we should not trust in our- 1 is God;

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Col. 3. 4.

The manner of the resurrection.

1 CORINTHIANS, Paul erhorteth to relieve the breit
sowest not that body that shall be, but 57 'But thanks be to God, which giv-
bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of eth us the victory through our Lord
some other grain:

Jesus Christ.
38 But God giveth it a body as it hath 58 * Therefore, my beloved brethren, be
pleased him, and to every seed his own ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding
body.

in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye esse
39 All flesh is not the same flesh: but know that your labour is not in vain in
there is one kind of flesh of men, another the Lord.
flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and an-

CHAP. XVI. other of birds.

I He exhorteth them to relieve the r'ani 40 There are also celestial bodies, and

the brethren at Jerusalem: 10 commcadeti bodies terrestrial : but the glory of the Timothy: 13 and after friendly admonitions, celestial is one, and the glory of the ter- 16 shuiteth up his epistle with divers se restrial

lutations.

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another glory of the moon, and another
glory of the stars : for one star differeth the churches of Galatia, even so do ye.
from another star in glory.

2 Upon the first day of the week ler
42 “So also is the resurrection of the every one of you lay by him in store, as Reina
dead. It is sown in corruption; it is God hath prospered him, that there be
raised in incorruption :

no gatherings when I come. Phil. 3. 21.

43 'It is sown in dishonour; it is raised 3 And when I come, whomsoever ve Tas
in glory: it is sown in weakness; it is shall approve by your letters, them will
raised in power :

I send to bring your † liberality unto Je
44 It is sown a natural body; it is rusalem
raised a spiritual body. There is a na- 4 d And if it be meet that I go also,
tural body, and there is a spiritual body. they shall go with me.

45 And so it is written, The first man 5 Now I will come unto you, when I SRL 2 Gen. 2.7. Adam” was made a living soul; "the last shall pass through Macedonia: for I do b. John 5 21. Adam was made a quickening spirit. pass through Macedonia.

46 Howbeit that was not first which 6 And it may be that I will abide, yea, 3.2. is spiritual, but that which is natural; and and winter with you, that ye may 'bring fast 153

afterward that which is spiritual. me on my journey whithersoever I go.

47 "The first man is of the earth, 7 For I will not see you now by the *** Gen. 2. 7. d earthy: the second man is the Lord way; but I trust to tarry a while with from heaven.

you, if the Lord permit. 48 As is the earthy, such are they also 8 But I will tarry at Ephesus until ito Phil. 3. 20, that are earthy: fand as is the heavenly, Pentecost.

such are they also that are heavenly. 9 For ha great door and effectual is to

49 And 6 as we have borne the image opened unto me, and there are many bRom.8.29. of the earthy, we shall also bear the adversaries. image of the heavenly.

10 Now "if Timotheus come, see that ons 50 Now this I say, brethren, that 'flesh he may be with you without fear: for 'be and blood cannot inherit the kingdom worketh the work of the Lord, as I also do. Po of God; neither doth corruption inherit 11 "Let no man therefore despise him: Transit incorruption.

but conduct him forth "in peace, that he T& 51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; may come unto me: for I look for hiin its53 Thess. 4. * We shall not all sleep, ' but we shall all with the brethren. be changed,

12 As touching our brother Apollos, $33 52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an I greatly desired him to come unto you m. 2. eye, at the last trump: "for the trumpet with the brethren: but his will was not at 31 Jan 5. shall sound, and the dead shall be raised all to come at this time; but he will come p V

incorruptible, and we shall be changed. when he shall have convenient time.

53 For this corruptible must put on 13 PWatch ye, stand fast in the faith, fes D 2 Cor. 5.4. incorruption, and "this mortal must put quit you like men, "be strong. on immortality.

14 'Let all your things be done with the 54 So when this corruptible shall have charity. put on incorruption, and this mortal shall 15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know Callil

have put on immortality, then shall be the house of Stephanas, that it is the ilebi2'Death is swallowed up in victory. Isai. 25.8. brought to pass the saying that is written, firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have seen

addicted themselves to the ministry of all 55'O) death, where is thy sting? O the saints,) pllos. 13.14. ll grave, where is thy victory?

16 'That ye submit yourselves unto Haben 56 The sting of death is sin; and the such, and to every one that helpeth with strength of sin is the law.

us, and a laboureth.

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* Paul encourageth against troubles. 2 CORINTHIANS, I. He excuseth his not coming, &c.

17 I am glad of the coming of Stepha- 21 The salutation of me Paul with nas and Fortunatus and Achaicus: " for mine own hand.

that which was lacking on your part they 22 If any man " love not the Lord Jesus (Col. 4. 18. Phil. 2. 30. have supplied.

Christ, "let him be Anathema 'Maran-atha. 2 Thess. 3. 18 For they have refreshed my spirit 23 · The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ : Eph. 6. 24. 6.The and your's: therefore acknowledge ye be with you. them that are such.

24 My love be with you all in Christ k Rum. io. 19 The churches of Asia salute you. Jesus. Amen.

Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in a Rom. 16. the Lord, dwith the church that is in The first epistle to the Corinthians their house.

was written from Philippi by Ste20 All the brethren greet you. 'Greet phanas, and Fortunatus, and Achai-ye one another with an holy kiss.

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THE SECOND EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE

CORINTHIANS.
CHAP. I.

selves, but in God which raiseth the dead:
3 The apostle encourageth them against trou-

10 *Who delivered us from so great a bles,

the comforts and deliverances which death, and doth deliver: in whom we ka Pet. 2. 9.
God had given him, as in all his afflictions, trust that he will yet deliver us; .
8 so particularly in his late danger in Asia. 11 Ye also helping together by prayer Rom: 15.
12 And calling both his own conscience and for us, that "for the gift bestowed upon ja Philem.
their's to witness of his sincere manner of
preaching the immutable truth of the gos-

us by the means of many persons thanks
pel, 15 he excuseth his not coming to them, may be given by many on our behalf.
as proceeding not of lightness, but of his i2 For our rejoicing is this, the testi-
lenity towards them.

mony of our conscience, that in simplicity

not with Aeshly the will of God, and Timothy our wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have or Cor. 2. 40 a Tim. 1.1. brother, unto the church of God which is had our conversation in the world, and

at Corinth, with all the saints which are more abundantly to you-ward.
in all Achaia:

13 For we write none other things un-
2 °Grace be to you and peace from to you, than what ye read or acknow-
God our Father, and from the Lord ledge; and I trust ye shall acknowledge
Jesus Christ,

even to the end;
3 Blessed be God, even the Father of 14 As also ye have acknowledged us

our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of in part, Pthat we are your rejoicing, even p eh. 5. 12. 1 Pet. 1.3." mercies, and the God of all comfort; as ye also are our's in the day of the Phil. 2. 16.

4 Who comforteth us in all our tribu- Lord Jesus. lation, that we may be able to comfort 15 And in this confidence' I was mind- ri Cor.4.19. them which are in any trouble by the ed to come unto you before, that ye comfort, wherewith we ourselves are com- might have 'a second || benefit; forted of God.

16 And to pass by you into Macedonia, 5 For as the sufferings of Christ and to come again out of Macedonia 5,6.Cor. 16. abound in us, so our consolation also unto you, and of you to be brought on aboundeth by Christ.

my way toward Judea. 6 And whether we be afflicted, it is 17 When I therefore was thus minded, for your consolation and salvation, which did I use lightness? or the things that I llis effectual in the enduring of the same purpose, do I purpose “according to the " ch. 10. 2. sufferings which we also suffer: or whe- flesh, that with me there should be yea ther we be comforted, it is for your con- yea, and nay nay? solation and salvation.

18 But as God is true, our || word to- !or,

preaching 7 And our hope of you is stedfast, ward you was not yea and nay. 17.2 Tim. 2. knowing, that K as ye are partakers of the 19 For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, tukerk 35.

sufferings, so shall ye be also of the con- who was preached among you by us, eren Acts 9. 20. solation.

by me and Silvanus and Timotheus, was 8 For we would not, brethren, have not yea and nay, "but in him was yea. h det: 19.3: you ignorant of "our trouble which came 20 ? For all the promises of God'in him Rom. 15.

to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory
measure, above strength, insomuch that of God by us.
we despaired even of life:

21 Now he which stablisheth us with
9 But we had the || sentence of death in you in Christ, and “hath anointed us, 2017.
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Paul forgives the excommunicated person. 2 CORINTHIANS.

Of the spirit and 22 Who hath also sealed us, and given of Christ, in them that are saved, and the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts. Pin them that perish:

23 Moreover d I call God for a record 16. "To the one we are the savour of imma. 19 upon my soul, that to spare you I came death unto death; and to the other the not as yet unto Corinth.

savour of life unto life. And who is 24 Not for 'that we have dominion sufficient for these things? a Rom. 1.9. over your faith, but are helpers of your 17 For we are not as many, which rice, joy: for® by faith

ye
stand.

ll'corrupt the word of God: but as : of ad, CHAP. II.

sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of 12.1 Having shewed the reason why he came not,

God speak we || in Christ.
to them, 6 he requireth them to forgive and

CHAP. III.
to comfort Thai excommunicated person,
10 even as himself also upon his true re-

| Lest their false teachers should charge kir
pentance had forgiven him: 12 declaring

with vain glory, he sheweth the faith and 13 withal why he departed from Troas to Ma

graces of the Corinthians to be a sufficient , cedonia, 14 and the happy success which

commendation of his ministry. 6 Where God gave to his preaching in all places.

upon entering a comparison between the

ministers of the law and of the gospe's UT I determined this with myself, 12 he proveth that his ministry is so far

that I would not come again to the more excellent, as the gospel of life and you in heaviness.

liberty is more glorious than the lay 2 For if I make you sorry, who is he

condemnation. then that maketh me glad, but the same D C

Owe begin again to commend our **** which is made sorry by me?

3 And I wrote this same unto you, lest, epistles of commendation to you, or bus Deħ. 12. 1. when I came, "I should have sorrow from letters of commendation from you? $69.7. 16. them of whom I ought to rejoice; having 2 ‘Ye are our epistle written in our eiCasa Gal. 5.104 confidence in you all, that my joy is the hearts, known and read of all men: joy of you all.

3 Forasmuch as ye are manifestly de4 For out of much affliction and an- clared to be the epistle of Christ • minis- dicess guish of heart I wrote unto you with many tered by us, written not with ink,

but with 2 ch.7.8,9, tears ; ( not that ye should be grieved, but the Spirit of the living God; not in tables Et

that ye might know the love which I of stone, but 'in fleshy tables of the heart.
have more abundantly unto you.

4 And such trust have we through his 5 But if any have caused grief, he Christ to God-ward: s Gal. 4. 12. hath not 'grieved me, but in part: that I 5 6 Not that we are sufficient of our stores may not overcharge you all.

selves to think any thing as of ourselves; 3.26 6 Sufficient to such a man is this || pu- but hour sufficiency is of God; FI Cor. 5.4, nishment, which was inflicted of many. 6 Who also hath made us able i minis

7 "So that contrariwise ye ought rather ters of the new testament; not 'of the Cars A Gul.6.1. to forgive him, and comfort him, lest per- letter, but of the spirit: for the letter

haps such a one should be swallowed up killeth, "but the spirit || giveth life.
with overmuch sorrow.

7 But if the ministration of death,
8 Wherefore I beseech you that ye Pwritten and engraven in stones, was glo
would confirm your love toward him. rious, so that the children of Israel Hari

9 For to this end also did I write, that could not stedfastly behold the face of
I might know the proof of you, whether Moses for the glory of his countenance; - Rad
ye be i obedient in all things.

which glory was to be done away:
10 To whom ye forgive any thing, I 8 How shall not 'the ministration of God
forgive also: for if I forgave any thing, the spirit be rather glorious ?

to whom I forgave it, for your sakes for- 9 For if the ministration of condemna. 10 ! , in the gave I it || in the person of Christ; tion be glory, much more doth the minis- oke

11 Lest Satan should get an advan- tration of righteousness exceed in glory. tage of us : for we are not ignorant of 10 For even that which was made glo his devices.

rious had no glory in this respect, by rea- 26 12 Furthermore,

w en I came to son of the glory that excelleth. 11 Cor. 16. 9. Troas to preach Christ's gospel, and la 11 For if that which was done away Kja.

door was opened unto me of the Lord, was glorious, much more that which re

13 "I had no rest in my spirit, be- maineth is glorious. cause I found not Titus my brother : but 12 Seeing then that we have such hope, or taking my leave of them, I went from we use great l|plainness of speech: thence into Macedonia.

13 And not as Moses, "which put a 3. B 14 Now thanks be unto God, which vail over his face, that the children of Is

always causeth us to triumph in Christ, rael could not stedfastly look to the end 6 • Caut. 1. 3. and maketh manifest the savour of his of that which is abolished: knowledge by us in every place.

14 But their minds were blinded : for Resi il 15 For we are unto God a sweet savour until this day remaineth the same vail 2.53

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CHAP. VIII.

Paul erhorteth to liberality. 4 Great is my boldness of speech to- grity and willingness of Titus, and those DOMINI ward you, great is my glorying of you : other brethren, who upon his request, exhortI am filled with comfort, I am exceeding

ation, and commendation, were purposely Cor.1.4. joyful in all our tribulation.

come to them for this business.
E),2.7 cedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we to wit of the grace of God bestow-

were troubled on every side; without ed on the churches of Macedonia;
were fightings, within were fears.

2 How that in a great trial of affliction
6 Nevertheless God, that comforteth the abundance of their joy and their

those that are cast down, comforted us by deep poverty abounded unto the riches xe ch. 2. Ithe coming of Titus ;

of their + liberality.

plicity. 7 And not by his coming only, but by 3 For to their power, I bear record, eh.9.11. the consolation wherewith he was com- yea, and beyond their power they were forted in you, when he told us your ear- willing of themselves; nest desire, your mourning, your fervent 4 Praying us with much intreaty that we mind toward me; so that I rejoiced would receive thegift, and take upon us bthe beaches the more.

fellowship of the ministering to the saints. Rom. 15. 25 8 For though I made you sorry with a 5 And this they did, not as we hoped, 16. 1, 3, 4 ch. 2. 4 letter, I do not repent, mthough I did re- but first gave their own selves to the ch.g. 1.

pent: for I perceive that the same epistle Lord, and unto us by the will of God.
hath made you sorry, though it were but 6 Insomuch that we desired Titus,
for a season.

that as he had begun, so he would also
9 Now I rejoice, not that ye were made finish in you the same ||grace also.

sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: 7 Therefore, as dye abound in every di Cor.1.5 -ding to

for ye were made sorry after a godly thing, in faith, and utterance, and know- & 12. 8.
manner, that ye might receive damage ledge, and in all diligence, and in your
by us in nothing.

love to us, see that ye abound in this « ch.9. 8. 10 For "godly sorrow worketh repent

ance to salvation not to be repented of: 8 'I speak not by commandment, but ri Cor.7.6. Prov. 17. but the sorrow of the world worketh death. by occasion of the forwardness of others,

11 For behold this selfsame thing, that and to prove the sincerity of your love.
ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what care- 9 For ye know the grace of our Lord
fulness it wrought in you, yea, what clear- Jesus Christ, 8 that, though he was rich, yet
ing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, for your sakes he became poor, that ye .
yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, through his poverty might be rich.
yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all 10 And herein "I give my advice: for 1 Cor. 7.
things ye have approved yourselves to be this is expedient for you, who have be- i Prov. 19.
clear in this matter.

gun before, not only to do, but also to 17. Matt. 1o
12 Wherefore, though I wrote unto be p' forward a year ago.
you, I did it not for his cause that had 11 Now therefore perform the doing + Gr.
done the wrong, nor for his cause that of it; that as there was a readiness to
suffered wrong, but that our care for you will, so there may be a performance also
in the sight of God might appear unto you. out of that which ye have.
13 Therefore we were comforted in your

12 For ? if there be first a willing mind, 43, 44" Luke
comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more it is accepted according to that a man 21. 3.
joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his hath, and not according to that he hath not.
spirit ?was refreshed by you all.

15 For I mean not that other men be
14 For if I have boasted any thing to eased, and ye burdened:
him of you, I am not ashamed; but as 14 But by an equality, that now at this
we spake all things to you in truth, even time your abundance may be a supply
so our boasting, which I made before for their want, that their abundance also
Titus, is found a truth.

may be a supply for your want: that
15 And his tinward affection is more there may be equality:
abundant toward you, whilst he remem- 15 As it is written, ” He that had ga- 18.
bereth "the obedience of you all, how thered much had nothing over ; and he
with fear and trembling ye received him. that had gathered little had no lack.

16 I rejoice therefore that I have con- 16 But thanks be to God, which put
fidence in you in all things.

the same earnest care into the heart of CHAP. VIII.

Titus for

you.
I He stirreth them up to a liberal contribution 17 For indeed he accepted "the exhort- " vor. 6.
for the poor saints at Jerusalem, by the ex-ation; but being more forward, of his
'ample of the Macedonians, 7 by commend-

own accord he went unto you.
ation of their former forwardness, 9 by
the erample of Christ, 14 and by the spi-

18 And we have sent with him the
ritual profit that shall redound to ihemselves brother, whose praise is in the gospel
thereby: '16 commending to them the inte- I throughout all the churches;

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