2 Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led.
3 Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed:a and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost.

References for 1 Corinthians 12:3

    • ‰ 12:3 - accursed: or, anathema
      5 And there are differences of administrations,b but the same Lord.

      References for 1 Corinthians 12:5

        • Š 12:5 - administrations: or, ministries
          7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.
          8 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom*; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
          13 For* by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles,c whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.

          References for 1 Corinthians 12:13

            • ‹ 12:13 - Gentiles: Gr. Greeks
              15 If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore** not of the body?
              16 And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore** not of the body?
              17 If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?
              18 But now hath God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him.
              19 And if they were all one member, where were the body?
              21 And the eye cannot* say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
              22 Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary:
              23 And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestowd more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.

              References for 1 Corinthians 12:23

                • Œ 12:23 - bestow: or, put on
                  24 For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked:
                  25 That there should be no schisme in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.

                  References for 1 Corinthians 12:25

                    •  12:25 - schism: or, division
                      26 And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.
                      28 And* God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversitiesf of tongues.

                      References for 1 Corinthians 12:28

                        • Ž 12:28 - diversities: or, kinds
                          31 But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.