1To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.
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For to one is given through the Spirit the utterance of 2wisdom, and to another the utterance of 3knowledge according to the same Spirit,
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to another 4faith by the same Spirit, to another 5gifts of healing by the one Spirit,
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to another 6the working of miracles, to another 7prophecy, to another 8the ability to distinguish between spirits, to another 9various kinds of tongues, to another 10the interpretation of tongues.
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All these are empowered by one and the same Spirit, 11who apportions to each one individually 12as he wills.
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For just as 13the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, 14so it is with Christ.
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For 15in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body--16Jews or Greeks, slaves or free--and 17all were made to drink of one Spirit.
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For the body does not consist of one member but of many.
If the foot should say, "Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body," that would not make it any less a part of the body.
And if the ear should say, "Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body," that would not make it any less a part of the body.
If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell?