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bulation; continuing instant in subject, not only for wrath, but ayer ;

also for conscience' sake. 13 Distributing to the necessity 2 6 For, for this cause pay ye tri

saints ; given to hospitality. bute also: for they are God's mi. 14 Bless them which persecute nisters, attending continually upon bu; bless, and curse not. this very thing. 15 Rejoice with them that do d 7 Render therefore to all their joice, and weep with them that dues: tribute to whom tribute is eep.

due ; custom to whom custom ; 16 Be of the same mind one fear to whom fear; honour ward another. Mind not high- whom honour. rings, but condescend to men of d 8 Owe no man any thing, but lo w estate. Be not wise in your love one another, for he that lovwn conceits.

eth another hath fulfilled the law. ( 17 Recompense to no man evil 9 For this, Thou shalt not coinor evil.

Provide things honest in mit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, he sight of all men.

Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt (* 18 If it be possible, as much as not bear false witness, Thou shalt ieth in you, live peaceably with not covet ; and if there be any other ull men.

commandment, it is briefly com1 19 Dearly beloved, avenge not prehended in this saying, namely, yourselves, but rather give place Thou shalt love thy neighbour as unto wrath: for it is written, Ven- thy self. geance is mine; I will repay, saith t 10 Love worketh no ill to his the Lord.

neighbour: therefore love is the 20. Therefore, if thine enemy fulfilling of the law. hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give 11 And that, knowing the time, him drink: for in so doing thou that now it is high time to awake shalt heap coals of fire on his head. out of sleep: for now is our salva. d 21 Be not overcome of evil, but tion nearer, than when we believed. overcome evil with good.

d 12 The night is far spent, the day CHAP. XIII.

is at hand: let us therefore cast off d ET every soul be subject un- the works of darkness, and let us

to the higher powers. For put on the armour of light. there is no power but of God: the P. 13 Let us walk honestly, as in powers that be, are ordained of God. the day; not in rioting and drunka

2 Whosoever therefore resisteth enness, not in chambering and wanthe power, resisteth the ordinance tonness, not in strife and envying. of God: and they that resist shall 14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus receive to themselves damnation. Christ, and make not provision for d. 3 For rulers are not a terror to the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof. good works, but to the evil. Wilt

CHAP. XIV. d IM that is weak in the ,

faith receive ye, but not shalt have praise of the same: to doubtful disputations.

4 For he is the minister of God 2 For one believeth that he may to thee for good. But if thou do eat all things ; another, who is that which is evil, be afraid ; for weak, eateth herbs. he beareth not the sword in vain:p 3 Let not him that eateth, defor he is the minister of God, a re- spise hirn that eateth not; and let venger to execute wrath upon him not him which eateth not, judge that doeth evil.

him that eateth: for God hath re: 5 Wherefore ye must needs beceived him,

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p 4 Who art thou that judgest| 16 Let not then your good be another man's servant? to his own evil spoken of: master he standeth or falleth: yea, t 17 For the kingdom of God is he shall be holden up: for God is not meat and drink, but righteous able to make him stand. ness, and peace, and joy in the

5 One man esteemeth one day Holy Ghost. above another: another esteemeth 18 For he that in these things every day alike. Let every man be serveth Christ, is acceptable to fully persuaded in his own mind. God, and approved of men.

6 He that regardeth_the day, d 19 Let us therefore follow after regardeth it unto the Lord: and the things which make for peace, he that regardeth not the day, to and things wherewith one may the Lord he doth not regard it. edify another. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord, 20 For meat destroy not the for he giveth God thanks; and he work of God. All things indeed that eateth not, to the Lord he eat- are pure; but it is evil for that man eth not, and giveth God thanks. who eateth with offence. d 7 For none of us liveth to him- 21 It is good neither to eat flesh, self, and no man dieth to himself. nor to drink wine, nor any thing e 8 For whether we live, we live whereby thy brother stumbleth, et unto the Lord; and whether we is offended, or is made weak. die, we die unto the Lord: whether 22 Hast thou faith? have il to we live therefore, or die, we are thyself before God. Happy is he the Lord's.

that condemneth not himself in t 9 For to this end Christ both that thing which he alloweth. died, and rose, and revived, that 23 And he that doubteth is damn. he might be Lord both of the dead ed if he eat, because he eateth not and living.

of faith: for whatsoever is not of t 10 But why dost thou judge thy faith is sin. brother ? or why dost thou set at

CHAP. xv. nought thy brother? for we shall E then that are strong ought all stand before the judgment-seat to bear the infirmities of the of Christ.

weak, and not to please ourselves 11 For it is written, As I live, a 2 Let every one of us please kis saith the Lord, every knee shall neighbour for his good to edifbow to me, and every tongue shall cation. confess to God.

3 For even Christ pleased not t 12 So then every one of us shall himself ; but, as it is written, The give account of himself to God. reproaches of them that reproachp 13 Let us not therefore judge ed thee fell on me. one another any more: but judge 4 For whatsoever things this rather, that no man put a written aforetime, were written stumbling-block, or an occasion to for our learning, that we fall in his brother's way.

patience and comfort of the scrip 14 I know, and am persuaded tures might have hope. by the Lord Jesus, that there is 6 5 Now the God of patience and nothing unclean of itself: but to consolation grant you to be likehim that esteemeth any thing to minded one toward another ac. be unclean, to him it is unclean. cording to Christ Jesus: e 15 But if thy brother be grieved 6 That ye may with one mind with thy meat,now walkest thou not and one mouth glorify God, even charitably. Destroy not him with the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ

. thy meat, for whom Christ died. 1d 7 Wherefore receive ye one an




to you.

other, as Christ also received us, to cum, I have fully preached the the glory of God.

gospel of Christ. t 8 Now I say that Jesus Christ 20 Yea, so have I strived to was a minister of the circumcision preach the gospel, not where Christ for the truth of God, to confirm the was named, lest I should build uppromises made unto the fathers: on another man's foundation : à 9 And that the Gentiles might 21 But as it is written, To whom glorify God for his mercy; as it is he was not spoken of, they shall written, For this cause I will con- see: and they that have not heard fess to thee among the Gentiles, shall understand. and sing unto thy name.

22 For which cause also I have 10 And again he saith, Rejoice, been much hindered from coming ye Gentiles, with his people.

11 And again, Praise the Lord, 23 But now having no more all ye Gentiles; and laud him, all place in these parts, and having a ye people.

great desire these many years to a 12 And again Esaias saith, There come unto you ; shall be a root of Jesse, and he that g 24 Whensoever I take my jourshall rise to reign over the Gen-ney into Spain, I will come to you: tiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust. for I trust to see you in my jour6 13 Now the God of hope fill ney, and to be brought on my way you with all joy and peace in be. thitherward by you, if first I be lieving, that ye may abound in somewhat filled with your company. hope, through the power of the g 25 But now I go unto Jerusalem Holy Ghost.

to minister unto the saints. 14 And I myself also am per- 26 For it hath pleased them of suaded of you, my brethren, that Macedonia and Achaia to make a ye also are full of goodness, filled certain contribution for the poor with all knowledge, able also to saints which are at Jerusalem. admonish one another.

d 27 It hath pleased them verily ; 15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have and their debtors they are. For written the more boldly unto you if the Gentiles have been made in some sort, as putting you in partakers of their spiritual things, mind, because of the grace that is their duty is also to minister unto given to me of God,

them in carnal things. i 16 That I should be the minister 28 When therefore I have perof Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, mi- formed this, and have sealed to nistering the gospel of God, that them this fruit, I will come by you the offering up of the Gentiles into Spain. might be acceptable, being sancti. d 29 And I am sure that when I ficd by the Holy Ghost.

come unto you, I shall come in the 17 I have therefore whereof I fulness of the blessing of the gosmay glory through Jesus Christ, in pel of Christ. those things which pertain to God. è 30 Now I beseech you, brethren, t 18 For I will not dare to speak for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, of any of those things which Christ and for the love of the Spirit, that hath not wrought by me, to make ye strive together with me in your the Gentiles obedient, by word prayers to God for me ; and deed,

g 31 That I may be delivered from g 19 Through mighty signs and them that do not believe in Judea; wonders, by the power of Spi- and that my service which I have rit of God; so that from Jerusa- for Jerusalem, may be accepted of lem, and round about unto Illyri- the saints ;

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32 That I may come unto you pas, and all the saints which are with joy by the will of God, and with them. may with you be refreshed.

16 Salute one another with a 6 33 Now the God of peace be holy kiss. The churches of Christ with you all. Amen.

salute you. CHAP. XVI.

d 17 Now I beseech you, brethren, COMMEND unto you Phebe mark them which cause divisions of the church which is at Cenchrea: trine which ye have learned ; and d 2 That ye receive her in the avoid them. Lord, as becometh saints, and that 18 For they that are such serve ye assist her in whatsoever busi- not our Lord Jesus Christ, but ness she hath need of you: for she their own belly; and by good hath been a succourer of many, words and fair speeches deceive and of myself also.

the hearts of the simple. 3 Greet Priscilla and Aquila, c 19 For your obedience is come my helpers in Christ Jesus: abroad unto all men. I am glad c4 who have for my life laid therefore on your behalf: but yet down their own necks: unto whom I would have you wise unto that not only I give thanks, but also all which is good, and simple conthe churches of the Gentiles. cerning evil. g 5 Likewise greet the church that b 20 And the God of peace shall is in their house. Salute my well- bruise Satan under your feet shortbeloved Epenetus, who is the first-ly. The grace of our Lord Jesus fruits of Achaia unto Christ. Christ be with you. Amen.

6 Greet Mary, who bestowed 21 Timotheus my work-fellow, much labour on us.

and Lucius, and Jason, and Sosic7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, pater, my kinsman salute you. my kinsmen, and my fellow pri- 22 I Tertius, who wrote this soners, who are of note among the epistle, salute you in the Lord. apostles, who also were in Christ 23 Gaius mine host, and of the before me.

whole church, saluteth you. Eras8 Greet Amplias my beloved in tus the chamberlain of the city sathe Lord.

luteth you, and Quartus a brother. 9 Salute Urbane, our helper in b 24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and Stachys my beloved. Christ be with

you all. Amen. 10 Salute A pelles approved in d 25 Now to him that is of power Christ. Salute them which are of to establish you according to my Aristobulus' household.

gospel, and the preaching of Jesus c 11 Salute Herodian my kinsman. Christ, according to the revelation Greet them that be of the household of the mystery, which was kept of Narcissus, which are in the Lord. secret since the world began, 6 12 Salute Tryphena and Try- 26 But now is made manifest, phosa, who labour in the Lord. and by the scriptures of the proSalute the beloved Persis, which phets, according to the commandlaboured much in the Lord. inent of the everlasting God, made

13 Salute Rufus chosen in the known to all nations for the obedi. Lord, and his mother and mine. ence of faith:

14 Salute Asyncritus, Phlegon, 27 To God only wise, be glory Hermas, Patrobas, Hermes, and through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen. the brethren which are with them. I Written to the Romans from Co

15 Salute Philologus, and Julia, rinthus, and sent by Phebe ser. Nereus, and his sister and Olym-/ vant of the church at Cenchrea.

PAlebok Sesus Christ through

I The First Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the


14 I thank God that I baptized AUL, called to be an apos- none of you, but Crispus and Gaius;

15 Lest any should say that I the will of God, and Sosthenes our had baptized in mine own name. brother,

d 16 And I baptized also the house. § 2 Unto the church of God which hold of Stephanas; besides, I know is at Corinth, to them that are sanc- not whether I baptized any other. tified in Christ Jesus, called to be 17 For Christ sent me not to bapsaints, with all that in every place tize, but to preach the gospel: not call upon the name of Jesus Christ with wisdom of words, lest the our Lord, both theirs and ours: cross of Christ should be made of b 3 Grace be unto you, and peace none effect. from God our Father, and from 18 For the preaching of the the Lord Jesus Christ.

cross is to them that perish, fool. 4 I thank my God always on ishness ; but unto us which are your behalf, for the grace of God saved, it is the power of God. which is given you by Jesus Christ; 19 For it is written, I will destroy 6 5 That in every thing ye are en- the wisdom of the wise, and will riched by him, in all utterance, bring to nothing the understandand in all knowledge ;

ing of the prudent. 6 Even as the testimony of 20 Where is the wise? where is Christ was confirmed in you: the scribe ? where is the disputer d 7 So that ye come behind in no of this world? hath not God made gift: waiting for the coming of our foolish the wisdom of this world ? Lord Jesus Christ :

t 21 For after that in the wisdom b 8 Who shall also confirm you of God the world by wisdom knew unto the end, that ye may be blame-not God, it pleased God by the less in the day of our Lord Jesus foolishness of preaching to save Christ.

them that believe. t9 God is faithful, by whom ye 22 For the Jews require a sign, were called unto the fellowship of and the Greeks seek after wisdom: his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. C 23 But we preach Christ crucia d 10 Now I beseech you, brethren, fied, unto the Jews a stumbling. by the name of our Lord Jesus block, and unto the Greeks fool. Christ, that ye all speak the same ishness; thing, and that there be no divisions c 24 But unto them which are among you ; but that ye be per- called, both Jews and Greeks, fectly joined together in the same Christ the power of God, and the mind, and in the same judgment. wisdom of God. p 11 For it hath been declared un- 25 Because the foolishness of to me of you, my brethren, by them God is wiser than men ; and the which are of the house of Chloe, that weakness of God is stronger than there are contentions among you.

12 Now this I say, that every one t 26 For ye see your calling, breof you saith, I am of Paul; and I of thren, how that not many wise Apollos; and I of Cephas ; and I men after the flesh, not many of Christ.

mighty, not many noble are called": 13 Is Christ divided ? was Paul 27 But God hath chosen the crucified for you ? or were ye bap- foolish things of the world to contized in the name of Paul ? found the wise : and God hath


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