Rotherham's Emphasized Bible

1 Corinthians 12

Spiritual gifts

1 Corinthians 12:1 But, concerning the spiritually gifted, brethren, I am not wishing you to be ignorant. 1 Corinthians 12:2 Ye know that, when ye were of the nations, unto the dumb idols, howsoever ye were being led, ye were seduced. 1 Corinthians 12:3 Wherefore, I give you to know—that, no one, in God's Spirit speaking, saith—Accursed Jesus! and, no one, can say—Lord Jesus! save in [the] Holy Spirit.

are divers,

1 Corinthians 12:4 But, distributions of gifts, there are, yet the same Spirit, 1 Corinthians 12:5 And, distributions of ministries, there are, and the same Lord, 1 Corinthians 12:6 And, distributions of energies, there are, and the same God—who energiseth all things in all.

yet all to profit withal.

1 Corinthians 12:7 But, unto each one, is given the manifesting of the Spirit, with a view to that which is profitable;

And to that end are diversely bestowed:

1 Corinthians 12:8 For, unto one, indeed, through the Spirit, is given, a word of wisdom, but, unto another, a word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;— 1 Corinthians 12:9 Unto a different one, faith, in the same Spirit, and, unto another, gifts of healings, in the one Spirit, 1 Corinthians 12:10 And, unto another, energies of mighty works, [and], unto another, prophesying, [and], unto another, discriminations of spirits,—unto a different one, kinds of tongues, and, unto another, translation of tongues;— 1 Corinthians 12:11 But, all these, energiseth the one and the same Spirit, distributing unto each one, peculiarly, even as it is disposed.

that by the like proportion, as the members of a natural body,

1 Corinthians 12:12 For, just as, the body, is one, and yet hath many members, but, all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so, also, the Christ;— 1 Corinthians 12:13 For, even to one Spirit, we all, into one body, have been immersed,—whether Jews or Greeks, whether bond or free,—and, all, of one Spirit, have been caused to drink. 1 Corinthians 12:14 For, the body also, is not one member, but many: 1 Corinthians 12:15 Though the foot should say—Because I am not a hand, I am not of the body, Is it, therefore, not, of the body?

tend all to the mutual decency,

1 Corinthians 12:16 And, though the ear should say—Because I am not an eye, I am not of the body, Is it, therefore, not, of the body? 1 Corinthians 12:17 If, the whole body, were, an eye, where were the hearing? If, the whole were, hearing, where were, the smelling? 1 Corinthians 12:18 But, now, hath God set the members, each one of them in the body, even as he pleased. 1 Corinthians 12:19 But, if they all had been one member, Where had been, the body? 1 Corinthians 12:20 Now, however there are many members, yet one body; 1 Corinthians 12:21 [And] the eye cannot say unto the hand—I have no need of thee,—nor, again, the head, unto the feet—I have no need of you:—


1 Corinthians 12:22 Nay! much more, the members which seem to be weaker are necessary, 1 Corinthians 12:23 And, the parts of the body which we deem to be less honourable, on these, more abundant honour, do we bestow, and, our uncomely parts, have, more abundant comeliness, 1 Corinthians 12:24 Whereas, our comely parts, have, no need. But, God, hath tempered the body together,—unto that which was lacking, giving more abundant honour;— 1 Corinthians 12:25 That there might be no division in the body, but that the members might have, the same, care, one for another;

and succour of the same body;

1 Corinthians 12:26 And, whether one member, suffereth, all the members, suffer with it, or, a member is glorified, all the members, rejoice together.

so we should do one for another, to make up the mystical body of Christ.

1 Corinthians 12:27 Now, ye, are the body of Christ, and members severally;— 1 Corinthians 12:28 And God hath, indeed, set, certain, in the assembly,—first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, after that mighty works, then gifts of healings, helps, guidings, kinds of tongues. 1 Corinthians 12:29 Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Are all mighty works? 1 Corinthians 12:30 Have, all, gifts of healings? Do, all, with tongues, speak? Do, all, translate? 1 Corinthians 12:31 Be envious, however, of the greater gifts; and, yet, a much more excellent way, unto you, I point out:—

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