1 Corinthians 3 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual men, but as to men of flesh, as to infants in Christ. 1 Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual but as worldly--mere infants in Christ.
2 I gave you milk to drink, not solid food; for you were not yet able to receive it. Indeed, even now you are not yet able, 2 I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for it. Indeed, you are still not ready.
3 for you are still fleshly. For since there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not fleshly, and are you not walking like mere men? 3 You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere men?
4 For when one says, "I am of Paul," and another, "I am of Apollos," are you not mere men? 4 For when one says, "I follow Paul," and another, "I follow Apollos," are you not mere men?
5 What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one. 5 What, after all, is Apollos? And what is Paul? Only servants, through whom you came to believe--as the Lord has assigned to each his task.
6 I planted, Apollos watered, but God was causing the growth. 6 I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God made it grow.
7 So then neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but God who causes the growth. 7 So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.
8 Now he who plants and he who waters are one; but each will receive his own reward according to his own labor. 8 The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor.
9 For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building. 9 For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.
10 According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building on it. But each man must be careful how he builds on it. 10 By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should be careful how he builds.
11 For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 11 For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.
12 Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, 12 If any man builds on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or straw,
13 each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each man's work. 13 his work will be shown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each man's work.
14 If any man's work which he has built on it remains, he will receive a reward. 14 If what he has built survives, he will receive his reward.
15 If any man's work is burned up, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire. 15 If it is burned up, he will suffer loss; he himself will be saved, but only as one escaping through the flames.
16 Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? 16 Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you?
17 If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him, for the temple of God is holy, and that is what you are. 17 If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him; for God's temple is sacred, and you are that temple.
18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise. 18 Do not deceive yourselves. If any one of you thinks he is wise by the standards of this age, he should become a "fool" so that he may become wise.
19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness before God. For it is written, "He is THE ONE WHO CATCHES THE WISE IN THEIR CRAFTINESS "; 19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. As it is written: "He catches the wise in their craftiness";
20 and again, "THE LORD KNOWS THE REASONINGS of the wise, THAT THEY ARE USELESS." 20 and again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile."
21 So then let no one boast in men. For all things belong to you, 21 So then, no more boasting about men! All things are yours,
22 whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or things present or things to come; all things belong to you, 22 whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or the present or the future--all are yours,
23 and you belong to Christ; and Christ belongs to God. 23 and you are of Christ, and Christ is of God.