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1 Corinthians 12 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:1 - Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:2 - Ye know that when ye were Gentiles ye were led away unto those dumb idols, howsoever ye might be led.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:3 - Wherefore I make known unto you, that no man speaking in the Spirit of God saith, Jesus is anathema; and no man can say, Jesus is Lord, but in the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:4 - Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:5 - And there are diversities of ministrations, and the same Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:6 - And there are diversities of workings, but the same God, who worketh all things in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:7 - But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit to profit withal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:8 - For to one is given through the Spirit the word of wisdom; and to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:9 - to another faith, in the same Spirit; and to another gifts of healings, in the one Spirit;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:10 - and to another workings of miracles; and to another prophecy; and to another discernings of spirits: to another divers kinds of tongues; and to another the interpretation of tongues:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:11 - but all these worketh the one and the same Spirit, dividing to each one severally even as he will.
(cf. Eph 4:1–16 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:12 - For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:13 - For in one Spirit were we all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bond or free; and were all made to drink of one Spirit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:14 - For the body is not one member, but many.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:15 - If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; it is not therefore not of the body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:16 - And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; it is not therefore not of the body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:17 - If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:18 - But now hath God set the members each one of them in the body, even as it pleased him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:19 - And if they were all one member, where were the body?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:20 - But now they are many members, but one body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:21 - And the eye cannot say to the hand, I have no need of thee: or again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:22 - Nay, much rather, those members of the body which seem to be more feeble are necessary:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:23 - and those parts 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;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:24 - whereas our comely parts have no need: but God tempered the body together, giving more abundant honor to that part which lacked;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:25 - that there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:26 - And whether one member suffereth, all the members suffer with it; or one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:27 - Now ye are the body of Christ, and severally members thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:28 - And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, divers kinds of tongues.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:29 - Are all apostles? are all prophets? are all teachers? are all workers of miracles?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:30 - have all gifts of healings? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:31 - But desire earnestly the greater gifts. And moreover a most excellent way show I unto you.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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