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1 Corinthians 12 TMB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant. 1 Now about spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be ignorant.
2 Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led. 2 You know that when you were pagans, somehow or other you were influenced and led astray to mute idols.
3 Therefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed, and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, except by the Holy Ghost.Π3 Therefore I tell you that no one who is speaking by the Spirit of God says, "Jesus be cursed," and no one can say, "Jesus is Lord," except by the Holy Spirit.
4 Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. 4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit.
5 And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. 5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.
6 And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God who worketh all in all. 6 There are different kinds of working, but the same God works all of them in all men.
7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit thereby: 7 Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good.
8 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; 8 To one there is given through the Spirit the message of wisdom, to another the message of knowledge by means of the same Spirit,
9 to another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit; 9 to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by that one Spirit,
10 to another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues. 10 to another miraculous powers, to another prophecy, to another distinguishing between spirits, to another speaking in different kinds of tongues, and to still another the interpretation of tongues.
11 But all of these that one and the selfsame Spirit worketh, apportioning to every man individually as He will. 11 All these are the work of one and the same Spirit, and he gives them to each one, just as he determines.
12 For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. 12 The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body. So it is with Christ.
13 For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we are Jews or Gentiles, whether we are bond or free, and have been all made to drink into one Spirit. 13 For we were all baptized by one Spirit into one body--whether Jews or Greeks, slave or free--and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.
14 For the body is not one member, but many. 14 Now the body is not made up of one part but of many.
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? 15 If the foot should say, "Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body," it would not for that reason cease to be part 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? 16 And if the ear should say, "Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body," it would not for that reason cease to be part of the body.
17 If the whole body were an eye, where would be the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where would be the smelling? 17 If the whole body were an eye, where would the sense of hearing be? If the whole body were an ear, where would the sense of smell be?
18 But now hath God set the members, every one of them, in the body as it hath pleased Him. 18 But in fact God has arranged the parts in the body, every one of them, just as he wanted them to be.
19 And if they were all one member, where would be the body? 19 If they were all one part, where would the body be?
20 But now there are many members, yet but one body. 20 As it is, there are many parts, but one 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." 21 The eye cannot say to the hand, "I don't need you!" And the head cannot say to the feet, "I don't need you!"
22 Nay, much more those members of the body which seem to be more feeble are necessary. 22 On the contrary, those parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable,
23 And those members of the body which we think to be less honorable, upon these we bestow more abundant honor; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness. 23 and the parts that we think are less honorable we treat with special honor. And the parts that are unpresentable are treated with special modesty,
24 For our comely parts have no need, but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honor to that part which lacked, 24 while our presentable parts need no special treatment. But God has combined the members of the body and has given greater honor to the parts that lacked it,
25 that there should be no schism in the body, but that the members should have the same care one for another. 25 so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other.
26 And whenever one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or when one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it. 26 If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.
27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular. 27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.
28 And God hath set some in the church: first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracle workers, then those with gifts of healing, helpers, administrators, and those with diversity of tongues. 28 And in the church God has appointed first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then workers of miracles, also those having gifts of healing, those able to help others, those with gifts of administration, and those speaking in different kinds of tongues.
29 Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? AreŒall workers of miracles? 29 Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Do all work miracles?
30 Have all the gifts of healing? Do all speak with tongues? Do all interpret? 30 Do all have gifts of healing? Do all speak in tongues ? Do all interpret?
31 But covet earnestly the best gifts, and yet show I unto you a more excellent way. 31 But eagerly desire the greater gifts. And now I will show you the most excellent way.