[1] AND I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, as unto babes in Christ.[2] I fed you with milk, not with meat; for ye were not yet able to bear it: nay, not even now are ye able;[3] for ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you jealousy and strife, are ye not carnal, and do ye not walk after the manner of men?[4] For when one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not men?[5] What then is Apollos? and what is Paul? Ministers through whom ye believed; and each as the Lord gave to him.[6] I planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.[7] So then neither is he that planteth anything, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.[8] Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: but each shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.[9] For we are God's fellowworkers: ye are God's husbandry,〖Gr. tilled land.〗 God's building.

[10] According to the grace of God which was given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder I laid a foundation; and another buildeth thereon. But let each man take heed how he buildeth thereon.[11] For other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.[12] But if any man buildeth on the foundation gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, stubble;[13] each man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it is revealed in fire; and〖Or, and each man's work, of what sort it is, the fire shall prove it〗 the fire itself shall prove each man's work of what sort it is.[14] If any man's work shall abide which he built thereon, he shall receive a reward.[15] If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as through fire.

[16] Know ye not that ye are a temple〖Or, sanctuary,〗 of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?[17] If any man destroyeth the temple〖Or, sanctuary,〗 of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple〖Or, sanctuary,〗 of God is holy, and〖Or, which temple ye are.〗 such are ye.

[18] Let no man deceive himself. If any man thinketh that he is wise among you in this world,〖Or, age.〗 let him become a fool, that he may become wise.[19] For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He that taketh the wise in their craftiness:[20] and again, The Lord knoweth the reasonings of the wise, that they are vain.[21] Wherefore let no one glory in men. For all things are yours;[22] whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours;[23] and ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's.

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