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1 Corinthians 3 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And I, brethren, might not speak to you as to spiritual men, but as to fleshly men [but as to fleshly]; as to little children in Christ, 1 Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual but as worldly--mere infants in Christ.
2 I gave to you milk to drink, not meat; for ye might not yet understand, neither ye be able to now [but neither now soothly ye be 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 yet ye be fleshly. For while envy and strife is among you, whether ye be not fleshly, and ye go after man? 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 some saith, I am of Paul, and another, But I am of Apollos [another forsooth, I am of Apollos], whether ye be not [fleshly] men? 4 For when one says, "I follow Paul," and another, "I follow Apollos," are you not mere men?
5 What therefore is Apollos, and what Paul? They be ministers of him, to whom ye have believed; and to each man as God hath given. 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 moisted [Apollos watered, or moisted], but God gave increasing. 6 I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God made it grow.
7 Therefore [And so] neither he that planteth is any thing, neither he that moisteth, but God that giveth increasing. 7 So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.
8 And he that planteth, and he that moisteth, be one; and each shall take his own meed, after his travail. 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 be the helpers of God; ye be the earth-tilling of God, ye be the building of God. 9 For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.
10 After the grace of God that is given to me, as a wise master carpenter I setted the foundament [I set the foundament]; and another buildeth above. But each man see, how he buildeth above [how and what things he buildeth upon]. 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 may set another foundament, except that that is set [besides that that is set], which is Christ Jesus. 11 For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.
12 For if any man buildeth over this foundament, gold, silver, precious stones, sticks, hay, or stubble, [Forsooth if any man build upon this foundament, gold, silver, precious stones, sticks, hay, stubble,] 12 If any man builds on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or straw,
13 every man's work shall be open; for the day of the Lord shall declare, for it shall be showed in fire; the fire shall prove the work of each man, what manner work it is [what manner it is]. 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 the work of any man dwell still, which he builded above [which he builded upon], he shall receive meed. 14 If what he has built survives, he will receive his reward.
15 If any man's work burn, he shall suffer harm [If any man's work shall burn, he shall suffer impairing]; but he shall be safe, so nevertheless as by 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 Know ye not, that ye be the temple of God, and the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? 16 Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you?
17 And if any [man] defouleth the temple of God, God shall destroy him [God shall lose him]; for the temple of God is holy, which ye be. 17 If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him; for God's temple is sacred, and you are that temple.
18 No man deceive himself. If any man among you is seen to be wise in this world, be he made a fool, that he be 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 folly with God; for it is written, I shall catch wise men in their fell wisdom [I shall catch wise men in their fell wisdom, or subtle guile]; 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 knoweth the thoughts of wise men, for those be vain [for they be vain]. 20 and again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile."
21 Therefore no man have glory in men [And so no man glory in men]. For all things be yours, 21 So then, no more boasting about men! All things are yours,
22 either Paul, either Apollos, either Cephas, either the world, either life, either death, either things present, either things to coming [either things to come]; for all things be yours, 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 ye be of Christ, and Christ is of God. 23 and you are of Christ, and Christ is of God.