1 Corinthians 9:27

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers
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1 Corinthians 9 - Greek/English/Strong’s Interlinear

King James Version

But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
New King James Version

But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified.
New American Standard Bible

but I buffet my body and make it my slave, lest possibly, after I have preached to others, I myself should be disqualified.
New International Version

No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others. I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.
The Amplified Bible

But [like a boxer] I buffet my body [handle it roughly, discipline it by hardships] and subdue it, for fear that after proclaiming to others the Gospel and things pertaining to it, I myself should become unfit [not stand the test, be unapproved and rejected as a counterfeit].
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But I beat my body black and blue and make it my abject slave lest somehow, when I have preached to others, I myself should be disqualified [from further Christian service].
Phillips’ Modern English

I am my body’s sternest master, for fear that when I have preached to others I should myself be disqualified.
Williams’ Language of the People

But I keep on beating and bruising my body and making it my slave, so that I, after I have summoned others to the race, may not myself become unfit to run.
KJV with Strong’s Numbers

But 235 I keep under 5299 my 3450 body, 4983 and 2532 bring it into subjection: 1396 lest that by any means, 3381 when I have preached 2784 to others, 243 I myself 848 should be 1096 a castaway. 96
1 Cor. 9:26 π 1 Cor. 10:1
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  1. Believers Should Resist Death as an Enemy; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis That a believer is “ready to die” is a very small matter; he must be ready to live, until he is sure that his life work is finished.

  2. The Counterfeit of the Human Spirit; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis If the believer is ignorant of the tactics of the enemy in this way, he lets go the true spirit-action - or allows it to sink into disuse - and follows the counterfeit spiritual feelings, thinking he is walking after the spirit all the time.

  3. God Governs the Renewed Man By His Co-Acting Will; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis For deliverance from the power of sin and protection from deceiving spirits in their workings, it is important to have a clear apprehension of God’s purpose in redemption.

  4. Overcoming Through Perseverance; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard Just because God meets us where we’re at does not mean that we’ve arrived.

  5. The Spirit Sense Lost in Sensations of the Body; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis When the believer is in any degree possessed by evil spirits, he is liable to live in the body, give way to the sensuous, and to be dominated by the physical realm.

  6. Teachers - Neil Girrard Teachers are a part of the body of Christ - and a prominent part of the apostasy. So which is which?

  7. Treasures - Neil Girrard Do we really know what our treasures really are?

  8. True Writing Under the Hand of God; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis In writing or speaking under the control of evil spirits, a man is not truly “spiritual,” for his spirit is not in use.
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