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Paul's first (preserved) letter to the church in Corinth.

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Is there a Quotation from Judith in 1 Corinthians?

Overview Reading Judith, I came across very familiar-sounding words 'murmured, and were destroyed by the destroyer, and perished by serpents:' Judith 8:22-25 (DRB) They must remember how our father ...
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Could Paul be describing stage fright in 1 Corinthians 2:3 (cf. 2 Cor. 10:9-10, 11:6)?

In his First Letter to the Corinthians, the apostle Paul states: 1 Corinthians 2:3-4a: “I was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling, and my message and my preaching were not in ...
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Where did this translation of 1 Corinthians 12:31 - 13:8 originate?

I was provided the translation at this link as a reading. The wording there is: Be ambitious for the higher gifts. And I am going to show you a way that is better than any of them. If I have all the ...
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Does the use of δέ (de, "but, and, now") in 1 Corinthians 14:35 preclude it being a mere restatement of verse 34?

Some interpretations I've heard of 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 argue that because verse 35 is merely restating what is said in verse 34, and since verse 35 discusses women asking questions, therefore verse ...
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Which custom does 1 Corinthians 11:16 say the saints are to ignore?

But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God. - 1 Corinthians 11:16 Upon reading this verse in the context of the preceding passage, I get the ...
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In 1 Corinthians 4:5 is the usage of κρίνω (G2919) the same as in Corinthians 5:3?

1 Corithians 4:5 (NKJV) 5 Therefore judge (κρίνετε) nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the counsels of the hearts....
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Are all angels awaiting judgment fallen? 1 Corinthians 6:3

In light of this verse “Do you not know that we are to judge angels? How much more, then, matters pertaining to this life!” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭6:3‬ ‭ And taking into account that aggelos is a ...
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In 1 Cor 14:3-5 what was the nature of the prophecies being given in Corinth?

Paul speaks at length to the Corinthians about the penchant for becoming a celebrity preacher fan club: [1Co 1:10-12 NLT] (10) I appeal to you, dear brothers and sisters, by the authority of our ...
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Should 1 Cor 14:2 say "by" or "unto"?

Would not the dative translation "by" serve 1 cor 14:2 better than the word "unto"? In 1 cor 14:21 it can be seen that God gives this gift and speaks to us "with" or through people..
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What mean Malakos in 1 Cor. 6:9

În 1Cor. 6:9, can the term malakos refer to a person who practices masturbation? If so, what evidence are there to support this theory. If not, what word was used by greeks to describe masturbation (...