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1 Corinthians 3 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:1 - And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual men, but as to men of flesh, as to infants in Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:2 - I gave you milk to drink, not solid food; for you were not yet able to receive it. Indeed, even now you are not yet able,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:3 - for you are still fleshly. For since there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not fleshly, and are you not walking [fn]like mere men?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:4 - For when one says, “I am of Paul,” and another, “I am of Apollos,” are you not mere men?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:5 - What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:6 - I planted, Apollos watered, but God was causing the growth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:7 - So then neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but God who causes the growth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:8 - Now he who plants and he who waters are one; but each will receive his own [fn]reward according to his own labor.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:9 - For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s [fn]field, God’s building.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:10 - According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building on it. But each man must be careful how he builds on it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:11 - For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:12 - Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, [fn]precious stones, wood, hay, straw,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:13 - each man’s work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test [fn]the quality of each man’s work.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:14 - If any man’s work which he has built on it remains, he will receive a reward.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:15 - If any man’s work is burned up, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:16 - Do you not know that you are a [fn]temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:17 - If any man destroys the [fn]temple of God, God will destroy him, for the [fn]temple of God is holy, and [fn]that is what you are.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:18 - Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:19 - For the wisdom of this world is foolishness before God. For it is written,He is THE ONE WHO CATCHES THE WISE IN THEIR CRAFTINESS”;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:20 - and again, “THE LORD KNOWS THE REASONINGS of the wise, THAT THEY ARE USELESS.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:21 - So then let no one boast in men. For all things belong to you,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:22 - whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or things present or things to come; all things belong to you,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:23 - and you belong to Christ; and Christ belongs to God.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: according to man
Or, wages
Or, cultivated land
Or, costly
Literally: of what sort each man's work is
Or, sanctuary
Or, sanctuary
Literally: who you are

New American Standard Bible 1995
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