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Or, are disobedient.
uch. 1. 10.
* Acts 18.21.
James 4. 15.
18. 2 Cor.7. 13. ?Tim. i.
2 ch. 16. 20. i , 14 33
l'hil. 4.9. 1Thess. 5.23. 21 liess. 3.16. Ilibr. 13. 20.
, which is a servant of the church your behalf but yet slvould have you
a Acts 18. 18.
i Thil. 2. 29. 3 Jobu 5, 6.
Paul willeth his brethren to greet many.
His salutation and thara you,
I shall come in the fulness of who labour in the Lord. Salute the he- be the blessing of the gospel of Christ. loved Persis, which laboured much in
30 Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord. 9 Phil. 2. 1. the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and 'for 13 Salute Rufus chosen in the Lord, 525 24.12. the love of the Spirit, 'that ye strive to and his mother and mine. gether with me in your prayers to God 14 Salute Asyncritus, Phlegon, Her
mas, Patrobas, Hermes, and the brethren 31 “That I may be delivered from which are with them.
them that || do not believe in Judea; and 15 Salute Philologus, and Julia, Ne1 2 Cor.8. 4. that my service which I have for Jeru- reus, and his sister, and Olympas, and all
salem may be accepted of the saints; the saints which are with them.
32 "That I may come unto you with 16 Salute one another with an holy . Ces Cor. 4. 19. joy by the will of God, and may with kiss. The churches of Christ salute you. in y 1 Cor. 16. you be refreshed.
17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark in 33 Now the God of peace be with them which cause divisions and offences 15. Philem. you all. Amen.
contrary to the doctrine which ye have CHAP. XVI.
learned; and avoid them. cor:11 . 1. 3 Paul willeth the brethren to greet many, Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly;
18 For they that are such serve not our 17 and adviseth them to take heed of those which cause dissension and offences, 21 and and " by good words and fair speeches ist after sundry salutations endeth with praise deceive the hearts of the simple. and thanks to God.
19 For "your obedience is come abroad tas
you Phebe unto men. I am glad therefore on which is at “Cenchrea:
o wise unto that which is good, and || sim2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as ple concerning evil. becometh saints, and that ye assist her in 20 And Pthe God of peace shall be whatsoever business she hath need of ll bruise Satan under your feet shortly. Pet. 153
you: for she hath been a succourer of "The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ bei Act* 18.2, many, and of myself also.
with you. Amen. 3 Greet Priscilla and Aquila my help- 21'sTimotheus my workfellow, and 36 ers in Christ Jesus :
* Lucius, and "Jason, and * Sosipater, my tas 4 Who have for my life laid down kinsmen, salute you. their own necks; unto whom not only 22 I Tertius, who wrote this epistle, I give thanks, but also all the churches salute you in the Lord. of the Gentiles.
23 "Gaius mine host, and of the whole there 5 Likewise greet a the church that is church, saluteth you. 'Erastus the cham- 33 3. Philem. in their house. Salute my wellbeloved berlain of the city saluteth you, and the I Cor. 16. Epenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia Quartus a brother. unto Christ.
24 "The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ sicut 6 Greet Mary, who bestowed much be with you all. Amen. labour on us.
25 Now to him that is of power to the 7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, my stablish you according to my gospel, and bres kinsmen, and my fellowprisoners, who the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to
are of note among the apostles, who also to the revelation of the mystery, which is bude ( Gal. 1. 22. i were in Christ before me.
was kept secret since the world began, 8 Greet Amplias my beloved in the 26 But now is made manifest, and by sea Lord.
the scriptures of the prophets, according can 9 Salute Urbane, our helper in Christ, to the commandment of the everlasting its and Stachys my beloved.
God, made known to all nations for the con 10 Salute Apelles approved in Christ. obedience of faith: Salute them which are of Aristobulus' 27 To "God only wise, be glory through Their || houshold.
Jesus Christ for ever. Amen. 11 Salute Herodion my kinsman. Greet [Or, friends. them that be of the || houshold of Nar- 9 Written to the Romans from Co-Tak cissus, which are in the Lord.
rinthus, and sent by Phebe servant les 12 Salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, of the church at Cenchrea.
18.6. 2 Tim 4. 19.
THE FIRST EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE
a Rom. 1. 1.
PAULI called tohe pan apostele of Jesus thing the understanding of the prudent,
b 2 Cor.1.1. Ephes. I. 1. Col. 1. 1. < Acts 18.17
14. Jer. 8. 9.
Jude 1. Ice John 17.
20, 24. Isai,
* Matt. 12.
2Tim. 2. 22. ch ch.8. 6.
Mark 8. 11.
& 10. 12.
& 13.57 Luke 2. 34. Jobu 6. 60,
dom of || words, lest the cross of Christ porn 1
18 For the preaching of the cross is to 10r, speech. eth the wisdom of the wise, 21 by the foolwhich are saved it is the power of God. Acts 17. 18. ishness of preaching, and 26 calleth not the wise, mighty, and noble, but 27, 28 the 19 For it is written, 'I will destroy the 124
geb. 15. 2. foolish, weak, and men of no account, wisdom of the wise, and will bring to no- h Rom. 1. 16.
Christ through will of God, and 20 ? 13. 11. 29. Sosthenes our brother, scribe? where is the disputer of this klai
. 33. 18. 2 Unto the church of God which is at world? Whath not God made foolish the 1 Jod 12.17,
Corinth, to them that are sanctified in wisdom of this world? 19. Acts 15. Christ Jesus, 'called to be saints, with all 21 "For after that in the wisdom of
that in every place call upon the name God the world by wisdom knew not God, 20, 21, 28. Pr Rom. 1.7.
2 Tim. 19. of Jesus Christ "our Lord, both their's it pleased God by the foolishness of it as Luke 21. & 22. 16. and our's:
preaching to save them that believe. 3 *Grace be unto you, and peace, 22 For the "Jews require a sign, and 38. & 16. .. i Rom. 3. 22. from God our Father, and from the Lord the Greeks seek after wisdom: Jesus Christ.
23 But we preach Christ crucified,oun- Johu 4. 48 4 ' I thank my God always on your be to the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto Matt. 11.4. half, for the grace of God which is given the Greeks P foolishness; you by Jesus Christ;
24 But unto them which are called, Roco. 5 That in every thing ye are enriched both Jews and Greeks, Christ " the power Fa
. Gelas 2 Cor.8.7. by him, "in all utterance, and in all of God, and 'the wisdom of God. knowledge;
25 Because the foolishness of God is p ver. 18. ch. 6 Even as "the testimony of Christ was wiser than men; and the weakness of a Rom. 1:43 confirmed in you:
God is stronger than men.
'waiting for the coming of our Lord how that 'not many wise men after thé • John 7. 48. 2 Pet. 3. 12. Jesus Christ:
flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, 8 P Who shall also confirm you unto are called: the end, 'that ye may be blameless in the 27 But God hath chosen the foolish : Matt..!! day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
things of the world to confound the wise; 5 See Ps. 8. 9 'God is faithful, by whom ye were and God hath chosen the weak things of Isai. 40. 4. called unto 'the fellowship of his Son the world to confound the things which Jesus Christ our Lord.
ye all speak the same thing, and that there chosen, yea, and "things which are not, Ch.12.6.' deh.. 3. be no f divisions among you; but that ye to bring to nought things that are:
be perfectly joined together in the same 29 "That no flesh should glory in his 37. Ephes. 2. mind and in the same judgment.
presence. 11 For it hath been declared unto me 30 But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, 6. Rom: of you, my brethren, by them which are who of God is made unto us 'wisdom, : 260.5 of the house of Chloe, that there are con- and righteousness, and bsanctification, %: tentions among you.
and redemption: 12 Now this I say, "that every one of 31 That, according as it is written, "He Eph. 1.7. you saith, I am of Paul; and I of "Apol- that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. 188.8.131.52 los; and I of 'Cephas; and I of Christ.
CHAP. II. 13 'Is Christ divided? was Paul cru- He'declareth that his preaching, I though it 4. Ephes. 4 cified for you? or were ye baptized in the
bring not excellency of speech, or of 4 human
wisdom: yet consisteth in the 4,5 power of name of Paul ?
God: and so far ercelleth 6 the wisdom of 14 I thank God that I baptized none this world, and 9 human sense, as that 14 Acts 18. 8. of you, but “Crispus and Gaius;
the natural man cannot understand it.
ND I, brethren, when I came to you, a ch. 1. 15. tized own name.
came not with excellency of speech 16 And I baptized also the houshold of or of wisdom, declaring unto you the & 11.6. Sch. 16. 15, • Stephanas: besides, I know not whether testimony of God. I baptized any other.
2 For I determined not to know any 11 For Christ sent me not to baptize, thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and inu.3.. 2 l'et. I. but to preach the gospel: 'not with wis- 1 him crucified.
Ech. 2. 1, 4.
Acts 18.1, 6, 12.
& u. 30. &
Or, per suasible.
1. 5. + Gr.be
6.7. ich. 14. 20.
kch. I. 20. & 3. 19. ver. 1, 13. 9 Cor. 1. 12. Jam. 3. 15.
m Rom. 16.
3 5.9. Col. 1. 96. 2 Tim. 1.9.
27. 2 3.
o Luke 23
John 16. 3. plaai. 64.4.
& th. 13
The power of Paul's preaching.
Christ the only feweder 3 And 4 I was with you in weakness, there is among you envying, and strife, and in fear, and in much trembling. and ||divisions, are ye not carnal, and
4 And my speech and my preaching walk + as men?
' was not with lenticing words of man's 4 For while one saith, 6 I am of Paul; & 10.1.1." wisdom, Kbut in demonstration of the and another, I am of Apollos; are ye 12.5; 5. Gal. Spirit and of power:
not carnal? 5 That your faith should not + stand 5 Who then is. Paul, and who is Apol. 1.17. 2 Pet. in the wisdom of men, but " in the power los, but ministers by whom ye believed, of God.
even as the Lord gave to every man? 6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among 6 "I have planted, Apollos watered; ig. Thess. them that are perfect: yet not k the wis- but God gave the increase.
dom of this world, nor of the princes of 7 So then “neither is he that planteth h2 Cor. 47. this world, 'that come to nought: any thing, neither he that watereth; but
7 But we speak the wisdom of God in God that giveth the increase. Ephes. 4. 13. a mystery, even the hidden wisdom,” which 8 Now he that planteth and he that a si Hebr.3. '17. God ordained before the world unto our watereth are one: and every man sball glory:
receive his own reward according to his ses 8Which none of the princes of this own labour.
world knew: for 'had they known it, 9 For 'we are labourers together with dess I ch. 1. 28. they would not have crucified the Lord God: ye are God's ||husbandry, ye are este 25, 26. Eph. of glory.
seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered which is given unto me, as a wise master. 10, 25. John't into the heart of man, the things which builder, i have laid 'the foundation, and as Acor.}. God hath prepared for them that love him. another buildeth thereon. But let every 34
10 But God hath revealed them unto man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. Bei 34 Actsz. us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth 11 For other foundation can no man lay as
all things, yea, the deep things of God. than " that is laid, 'which is Jesus Christ. ***
11 For what man knoweth the things 12 Now if any man build upon this si le 11.& 16. 17 of a man, 'save the spirit of man which is foundation gold, silver, precious stones, 1721
*. in him? Seven so the things of God know- wood, hay, stubble; 1 John 2.97. eth no man, but the Spirit of God.
13 "Every man's work shall be made :: 12 Now we have received, not the spi- manifest: for the day'shall declare it, bei Egia rit of the world, but the spirit which is cause "it shall be revealed by fire; and! **
of God; that we might know the things the fire shall try every man's work of i Rom.8.15 that are freely given to us of God.
what sort it is. 13 " Which things also we speak, not 14 If any man's work abide which he *** Matt. 16. in the words which man's wisdom teach-hath built thereupon, the shall receive is
eth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; a reward.
14 “But the natural man receiveth not he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall a Prov.28. 5. the things of the Spirit of God: "for they be saved; yet so as by fire.
are foolishness unto him: 'neither can 16 Know ye not that ye are the teme on he know them, because they are spiritually ple of God, and that the Spirit of God te discerned.
dwelleth in you? 15 “But he that is spiritual || judgeth all 17 If any man | defile the temple of 2. 1. Job 15.8. things, yet he himself is || judged of no man. God, him shall God destroy; for the temple
16 For who hath known the mind of of God is holy, which temple ye are. ond. 9.3. the Lord, that he + may instruct him? 18 € Let no man deceive himself
. If + Gr. shall. But we have the mind of Christ.
any man among you seemeth to be wise CHAP. III.
in this world, let him become a fool, that
vision, arguments of a fleshly mind. 7 He 19 For 'the wisdom of this world is les
20 And again, " The Lord knoweth the bay
21 Therefore 'let no man glory in men.ch to you as unto a spiritual, but as un- 22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Ce-20.45 13. 1 Pet. 2 to carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. phas, or the world, or life, or death, or
2 I have fed you with milk, and not things present, or things to come; all
with meat: "for hitherto ye were not able are your's; 11.18. Gal. to bear it, neither yet now are ye able. 23 And 'ye are Christ's; and Christ (1) 3 For ye are yet carnal: for whereas is God's.
fch. J. 11. &
5. 20, 21. Jases 3. 16.
. 2. di Tim. 1.2. 2 Tim
a Matt. 24. 45. ch.3.5. & 9. 17. 2 Cor. 6.4 Col. 1. 25 b Luke 12. 42. Tit. 1.7.
2 Cor. 1. 15
Hebr. 6. 3.
c Job 9. 2. Ps. 130.3.& 143. Prov.
1Thess. 1. 5 mi Cor. 10. 2. & 13. 10.
d Matt. 7. 1. Rom. 2. I,
, 13. Rev. 20. 12.
How to account of ministers.
CHAP. IV. V. The old leaven is to be purged out. Anno
16 Wherefore I beseech you, bbe ye DOMINI DOMINI CHAP. IV.
followers of me.
17 For this cause have I sent unto you bch.11.1.
* Timotheus,who is my beloved son, and Phil.3.976
in Christ, as I 'teach every where 5 in Phil. 2. 19
I would not come to you.
the Lord will, and will know, not the i Act 19.21. 3 But with me it is a very small thing speech of them which are puffed up, but comes
that I should be judged of you, or of the power, Ch.184.108.40.206man's +judgment : yea, I judge not mine
20 For the kingdom of God is not in Rom. 13. 32. own self.
word, but in power. 4 For I know nothing by myself; “yet 21 What will ye? “shall I come unto ! ¢h.2. 4. 4.2. Rom: am I not hereby justiñed: but he that you with a rod, or in love, and in the 3. 20.& 4. 2. judgeth me is the Lord.
spirit of meekness? 5 4 Therefore judge nothing before the
CHAP. V. 26. & 14 time, until the Lord come, who both
1 The incestuous person 6 is cause rather of will bring to light the hidden things of shame unto them, than of rejoicing. 7 The e ch. 3. 13. darkness, and will make manifest the old leaven is to be purged out. 10 Heinous 2 Cor.sim. counsels of the hearts: and then shall offenders are to be shunned and avoided. every man have praise of God.
T is reported commonly that there is
fornication among you, and such for-
learn in us not to think of men above have his father's wife.
7 For who + maketh thee to differ from this deed might be taken away from ".
another? and 'k what hast thou that thou among you. John 3.97 didst not receive? now if thou didst re- 3'Por I verily, as absent in body, but ? Col. 2. 5. 1 Pet. 4. 10. ceive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou present in spirit, have || judged already, mineralna Rev. 3. 17. hadst not received it?
as though I were present, concerning him
spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Job 2. 6.
as it were ap
5 To deliver such an one unto i Satan i Acts 26.18. pointed to death: for "we are made a for the destruction of the flesh, that the reach o ch.2.32. spectacle unto the world, and to angels, spirit may be saved in the day of the James A. 16. k 36.21. ch. and to men.
Lord Jesus. 10 °We are 'fools for Christ's sake, 6 * Your glorying is not good. Know 2Tim2, 17. See Kings but ye are wise in Christ; 'we are weak, ye not that la little leaven leaveneth the John 1, 39. a 2 Cor. 13. but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but whole lump? 2 Cor. 4.8. We are despised.
7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, 11 'Even unto this present hour we that ye may be a new lump, as ye are ? Job n.6. both hunger, and thirst, and 'are naked, unleavened. For even "" Christ our" passRom.8.35, and are buffeted, and have no certain over || is sacrificed for us: a Acts 18. 3. dwellingplaee;
8 Therefore olet us keep || the feast, day! 12" And labour, working with our own Pnot with old leaven, neither with the p Deut. 16. 3. Thess. 3. $. hands: 'being reviled, we bless; being leaven of malice and wickedness; but 12. Mark 2 Matt.5.44 . persecuted, we suffer it:
with the unleavened bread of sincerity 15. Luke 12, 13 Being defamed, we intreat: 'we are and truth.
made as the filth of the earth, and are the 9 I wrote unto you in an epistle 'not 74. Epl: 5. Pet. z. offscouring of all things unto this day. to company with fornicators:
14 I write not these things to shame 10 'Yet not altogether with the forni- sch: 10.27. 1Thess. 2. you, but as my beloved sons I warn you. cators t of this world, or with the covet. ch. 1. 20.
15 For though ye have ten thousand ous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for 1 John 5. 19. Rom. 15. 20. instructers in Christ, yet have ye not many then must ye needs go out of the world. 1;. Me emme
ich. 3. 21. & 5. 2, 6. + Gr. distin. ruisketh that.
fathers: for "in Christ Jesus I have be- 11 But now I have written unto you. Thess. Saints 1. 18. gotten you through the gospel.
not to keep company, *if any man that Johoro,
3. 6 Cal. 4. 19. bilem. 10.
y Gal. 2. 19.
1 . 3.7 a ch. 6. 1, 2, 3. 4.
5 & 17. 7. & 21. 21. & 22. 91, 92, 24.
Ps. 49. 14.
3. 21. & 20.4
b. Pet. 2.4 Jude 6.
ech. 5. 12.
Of going to law.
Paul treutetk of us is called a brother be a fornicator, or Lord, and will also raise up us by his covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a
the members of Christ? shall I then take 12 for what have I to do to judge the members of Christ, and make them Markt. n. them also that are without? do not ye the members of an harlot? God forbid. Tum 12. judge them that are within ?
16 What? know ye not that he which > i3 But them that are without God is joined to an harlot is one body? for Dent. 13. judgeth. Therefore put away from two, saith he, shall be one flesh. among yourselves that wicked person. 17 'But he that is joined unto the Lord E. CHAP. VI.
is one spirit.
in going to law with them : 6 especially a man doeth is without the body; but is
. 15 Our bodies against his own body.
19 What? "know ye not that your : 1, therefore be defiled.
body is the temple of the Holy Ghost ARE any of you, having a matter which is in you, which ye have of God,
against another, go to law before 'and ye are not your own ? the unjust, and not before the saints ? 20 For ye are bought with a price: ****
2 Do ye not know that “ the saints shall therefore glorify God in your body, and Luke 22.30. judge the world? and if the world shall | in your spirit, which are God's. Res. 2. ** be judged by you, are ye unworthy to
CHAP. VII. judge the smallest matters ?
2 He treateth of marriage, 4 shewing it to 3 Know ye not that we shall bjudge be a remedy against fornication : 10 and angels? how much more things that per
that the bond thereof ought nol ligelég te tain to this life?
be dissolved. 18, 20 Every man nu se
content with his vocation. 3 l'irginity 4° If then ye have judgments of things
wherefore to be embraced 35 And for pertaining to this life, set them to judge what respects we may either marry, who are least esteemed in the church. abstain from marrying.
5 I speak to your shame. Is it so, TOW concerning the things whereof that there is not a wise man among you? ye wrote unto me: 'It is good for te. no, not one that shall be able to judge a man not to touch a woman. between his brethren ?
2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let 6 But brother goeth to law with bro- every man have his own wife, and let ther, and that before the unbelievers. every woman have her own husband.
7 Now therefore there is utterly a fault 3 Let the husband render unto the End
among you, because ye go to law one wife due benevolence: and likewise also =
body, but the husband: and likewise also
body, but the wife.
shall not inherit the kingdom of God? cept it be with consent for a time, that ye se I ch.15 50. Be not deceived:'neither fornicators, nor may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; *4 65 Ephes. 5.5 idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, and come together again, that Satan dis; Hebr. 12. 14. nor abusers of themselves with mankind, tempt you not for your incontinency.
10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor 6 But I speak this by permission, and
7 For 'I would that all men were even fasár
ye are justified in the name of the Lord and another after that. .. Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God. 8 I
therefore to the unmarried and 12 All things are lawful unto me, but widows, It is good for them if they abide 10: profit. all things are not || expedient: all things even as I.
are lawful for me, but I will not be But if they cannot contain, let them k Matt. 15. brought under the power of any. marry: for it is better to marry than to
13 Meats for the belly, and the belly burn.
for meats: but God shall destroy both 10 And unto the married I command, *** 20. Thess. it and them. Now the body is not for 1 yet not I, but the Lord, "Let not the alles in Eph. 5. 23. fornication, but for the Lord; "and the wife depart from her husband : Rom. 6. 3, Lord for the body.
11 But and if she depart, let her remain Seri 14 And "God hath both raised up the unmarried, or be reconciled to her hus- id
32. Matt. 5
6. 29. Rom.
. o 1 Thess. 4.
8. & 8. 11. 2 Cor. 4. 14.