2 Corinthians 6
That he hath approved himself a faithful minister of Christ, both by his exhortations,
2 Corinthians 6:1 But we helpynge monesten, that ye resseyuen not the grace of God in veyn. 2 Corinthians 6:2 For he seith, In tyme wel plesinge Y haue herd thee, and in the dai of heelthe Y haue helpid thee. Lo! now a tyme acceptable, lo! now a dai of heelthe.
and by integrity of life,
2 Corinthians 6:3 Yyue we to no man ony offencioun, that oure seruyce be not repreued;
and by patient enduring all kinds of afflictions and disgraces for the Gospel.
2 Corinthians 6:4 but in alle thingis yyue we vs silf as the mynystris of God, in myche pacience, in tribulaciouns, 2 Corinthians 6:5 in nedis, in angwischis, in betyngis, in prisouns, in dissensiouns with ynne, in trauels, in wakyngis, in fastyngis, 2 Corinthians 6:6 in chastite, in kunnyng, in long abiding, in swetnesse, in the Hooli Goost, 2 Corinthians 6:7 in charite not feined, in the word of treuthe, in the vertu of God; bi armeris of riytwisnesse on the riythalf and on the lefthalf; 2 Corinthians 6:8 bi glorie and vnnoblei; bi yuel fame and good fame; as disseyueris, and trewe men; as thei that ben vnknowun, and knowun; 2 Corinthians 6:9 as men diynge, and lo! we lyuen; as chastisid, and not maad deed;
Of which he speaketh the more boldly amongst them, because his heart is open to them,
2 Corinthians 6:10 as sorewful, euere more ioiynge; as hauynge nede, but makynge many men riche; as no thing hauynge, and weldynge alle thingis. 2 Corinthians 6:11 A! ye Corynthies, oure mouth is open to you, oure herte is alargid; 2 Corinthians 6:12 ye ben not angwischid in vs, but ye ben anguischid in youre inwardnessis.
and he expecteth the like affection from them again:
2 Corinthians 6:13 And Y seie as to sones, ye that han the same reward, be ye alargid.
exhorting to flee the society and pollutions of idolaters, as being themselves temples of the living God.
2 Corinthians 6:14 Nyle ye bere the yok with vnfeithful men. For what parting of riytwisnes with wickidnesse? or what felouschipe of liyt to derknessis? 2 Corinthians 6:15 and what acording of Crist to Belial? or what part of a feithful with the vnfeithful? 2 Corinthians 6:16 and what consent to the temple of God with mawmetis? And ye ben the temple of the lyuynge God, as the Lord seith, For Y schal dwelle in hem, and Y schal walke among hem; and Y schal be God of hem, and thei schulen be a puple to me. 2 Corinthians 6:17 For which thing go ye out of the myddil of hem, and be ye departid, seith the Lord, and touche ye not vnclene thing; 2 Corinthians 6:18 and Y schal resseyue you, and schal be to you in to a fadir, and ye schulen be to me in to sones and douytris, seith the Lord almyyti.