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1 Corinthians 12 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:1 - But concerning spiritual manifestations, brethren, I do not wish you to be ignorant.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:2 - Ye know that when ye were of the nations ye were led away to dumb idols, in whatever way ye might be led.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:3 - I give you therefore to know, that no one, speaking in the power of the Spirit of God, says, Curse on Jesus; and no one can say, Lord Jesus, unless in the power of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:4 - But there are distinctions of gifts, but the same Spirit;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:5 - and there are distinctions of services, and the same Lord;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:6 - and there are distinctions of operations, but the same God who operates all things in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:7 - But to each the manifestation of the Spirit is given for profit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:8 - For to one, by the Spirit, is given the word of wisdom; and to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:9 - and to a different one faith, in the power of the same Spirit; and to another gifts of healing in the power of the same Spirit;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:10 - and to another operations of miracles; and to another prophecy; and to another discerning of spirits; and to a different one kinds of tongues; and to another interpretation of tongues.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:11 - But all these things operates the one and the same Spirit, dividing to each in particular according as he pleases.
(cf. Eph 4:1–16 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:12 - For even as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of the body, being many, are one body, so also is the Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:13 - For also in the power of one Spirit *we* have all been baptised into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bondmen or free, and have all been given to drink of one Spirit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:14 - For also the body is not one member but many.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:15 - If the foot say, Because I am not a hand I am not of the body, is it on account of this not indeed of the body?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:16 - And if the ear say, Because I am not an eye I am not of the body, is it on account of this not indeed of the body?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:17 - If the whole body were an eye, where the hearing? if all hearing, where the smelling?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:18 - But now God has set the members, each one of them in the body, according as it has pleased him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:19 - But if all were one member, where the body?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:20 - But now the members are many, and the body one.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:21 - The eye cannot say to the hand, I have not need of thee; or again, the head to the feet, I have not need of you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:22 - But much rather, the members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:23 - and those parts of the body which we esteem to be the more void of honour, these we clothe with more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:24 - but our comely parts have not need. But God has tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to the part that lacked;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:25 - that there might be no division in the body, but that the members might have the same concern one for another.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:26 - And if one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; and if one member be glorified, all the members rejoice with it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:27 - Now *ye* are Christ's body, and members in particular.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:28 - And God has set certain in the assembly: first, apostles; secondly, prophets; thirdly, teachers; then miraculous powers; then gifts of healings; helps; governments; kinds of tongues.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:29 - Are all apostles? are all prophets? are all teachers? are all in possession of miraculous powers?
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 yet shew I unto you a way of more surpassing excellence.

In 1867, John Nelson Darby translated the New Testament from Greek into English. Further revisions were done in 1872 and 1884. Darby’s work was first published as The Holy Scriptures: A New Translation from the Original Languages by J. N. Darby. After Darby’s death in 1882, some of his students worked together to produce the complete Darby Bible based on the Masoretic Hebrew text, Darby’s German (Elberfelder), and the French (Pau) translations. In 1890, the first complete Darby Bible was published in English. 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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