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1st Corinthians 3

The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians

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Chapter 4

1

Let a man so account of us, as of ministers of Mashiyach, and stewards of the mysteries of Yahweh.

2

Here, moreover, it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

3

But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment: yea, I judge not mine own self.

4

For I know nothing against myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is Yahweh.

5

Wherefore judge nothing before the time, until the Master come, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make manifest the counsels of the hearts; and then shall each man have his praise from Elohim.

6

Now these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes; that in us ye might learn not to go beyond the things which are written; that no one of you be puffed up for the one against the other.

7

For who maketh thee to differ? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? but if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory as if thou hadst not received it?

8

Already are ye filled, already ye are become rich, ye have come to reign without us: yea and I would that ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.

9

For, I think, Elohim hath set forth us the apostles last of all, as men doomed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, both to angels and men.

10

We are fools for Mashiyach's sake, but ye are wise in Mashiyach; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye have glory, but we have dishonor.

11

Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling-place;

12

and we toil, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

13

being defamed, we entreat: we are made as the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things, even until now.

14

I write not these things to shame you, but to admonish you as my beloved children.

15

For though ye have ten thousand tutors in Mashiyach, yet have ye not many fathers; for in Mashiyach Yahshua I begat you through the evangel.

16

I beseech you therefore, be ye imitators of me.

17

For this cause have I sent unto you Timothy, who is my beloved and faithful child in Yahweh, who shall put you in remembrance of my ways which are in Mashiyach, even as I teach everywhere in every assembly.

18

Now some are puffed up, as though I were not coming to you.

19

But I will come to you shortly, if Yahweh will; and I will know, not the word of them that are puffed up, but the power.

20

For the kingdom of Elohim is not in word, but in power.

21

What will ye? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love and a spirit of gentleness?

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