1 Corinthians 10:5-15 NIV

5 Nevertheless, God was not pleased with most of them; their bodies were scattered over the desert.1

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6 Now these things occurred as examplesa2 to keep us from setting our hearts on evil things as they did.

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    • a 10:6 - Or "types"; also in verse 11
      7 Do not be idolaters,3 as some of them were; as it is written: "The people sat down to eat and drink and got up to indulge in pagan revelry."b4

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        • b 10:7 - Exodus 32:6
          8 We should not commit sexual immorality, as some of them did--and in one day twenty-three thousand of them died.5

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          9 We should not test the Lord,6 as some of them did--and were killed by snakes.7

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          10 And do not grumble, as some of them did8--and were killed9 by the destroying angel.10

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          11 These things happened to them as examples11 and were written down as warnings for us,12 on whom the fulfillment of the ages has come.13

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              12 So, if you think you are standing firm,14 be careful that you don't fall!

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              13 No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful;15 he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.16 But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.

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              Idol Feasts and the Lord's Supper

              14 Therefore, my dear friends,17 flee from idolatry.18

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              15 I speak to sensible people; judge for yourselves what I say.