1 Corinthians 4:12-19 NAS

12 and we toil, 1working with our own hands; when we are 2reviled, we bless; when we are 3persecuted, we endure;

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13 when we are slandered, we try to aconciliate; we have 4become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now.

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    •  4:13 - Or "console"
      14 I do not write these things to 5shame you, but to admonish you as my beloved 6children.

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      15 For if you were to have countless 7tutors in Christ, yet you would not have many fathers, for in 8Christ Jesus I 9became your father through the 10gospel.

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      16 Therefore I exhort you, be 11imitators of me.

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      17 For this reason I 12have sent to you 13Timothy, who is my 14beloved and faithful child in the Lord, and he will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, 15just as I teach everywhere in every church.

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      18 Now some have become b16arrogant, as though I were not 17coming to you.

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        • Ž 4:18 - Lit "puffed up"
          19 But I 18will come to you soon, 19if the Lord wills, and I shall find out, not the cwords of those who are 20arrogant but their power.

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