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1 Corinthians 10 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Avoid Israel's Mistakes

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:1 - For I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that our fathers were all under the cloud and all passed through the sea;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:2 - and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:3 - and all ate the same spiritual food;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:4 - and all drank the same spiritual drink, for they were drinking from a spiritual rock which followed them; and the rock was [fn]Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:5 - Nevertheless, with most of them God was not well-pleased; for they were laid low in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:6 - Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:7 - Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written, “THE PEOPLE SAT DOWN TO EAT AND DRINK, AND STOOD UP TO PLAY.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:8 - Nor let us act immorally, as some of them [fn]did, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:9 - Nor let us try the Lord, as some of them [fn]did, and were destroyed by the serpents.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:10 - Nor grumble, as some of them [fn]did, and were destroyed by the destroyer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:11 - Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:12 - Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed that he does not fall.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:13 - No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:14 - Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:15 - I speak as to wise men; you judge what I say.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:16 - Is not the cup of blessing which we bless a sharing in the blood of Christ? Is not the [fn]bread which we break a sharing in the body of Christ?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:17 - Since there is one [fn]bread, we who are many are one body; for we all partake of the one [fn]bread.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:18 - Look at [fn]the nation Israel; are not those who eat the sacrifices sharers in the altar?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:19 - What do I mean then? That a thing sacrificed to idols is anything, or that an idol is anything?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:20 - No, but I say that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God; and I do not want you to become sharers in demons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:21 - You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:22 - Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we?
(cf. Psa 24:1 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:23 - All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful, but not all things edify.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:24 - Let no one seek his own good, but that of his [fn]neighbor.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:25 - Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without asking questions for conscience’ sake;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:26 - FOR THE EARTH IS THE LORDS, AND [fn]ALL IT CONTAINS.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:27 - If one of the unbelievers invites you and you want to go, eat anything that is set before you without asking questions for conscience’ sake.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:28 - But if anyone says to you, “This is meat sacrificed to idols,” do not eat it, for the sake of the one who informed you, and for conscience’ sake;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:29 - I mean not your own conscience, but the other man’s; for why is my freedom judged by another’s conscience?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:30 - If I partake with thankfulness, why am I slandered concerning that for which I give thanks?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:31 - Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:32 - Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:33 - just as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit but the profit of the many, so that they may be saved.
NASB95 Footnotes
I.e. the Messiah
Literally: acted immorally
Literally: made trial
Literally: grumbled
Literally: loaf
Literally: loaf
Literally: Israel according to the flesh
Literally: the other
Literally: its fullness

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