That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.
that there should be no schism in the body, but that the members should have the same care for one another.
that there should be no division (schism) in the body, but that the members should have the same care for one another.
so that there should be no division, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other.
So that there should be no division or discord or lack of adaptation [of the parts of the body to each other], but the members all alike should have a mutual interest in and care for one another.
in order that there may not be division, but that the members should have the same solicitous concern about the welfare of one another.
that the body should work together as a whole with all the members in sympathetic relationship with one another.
so that there is no disharmony in the body, but all the parts have a common care for one another.
- No cross references or parallel passage have been cited for this verse.
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- Common Usage - Neil Girrard Sometimes it benefits us to read a familiar passage in the Greek because we, without ever realizing it, have often experienced a subtle shift in meaning simply because the New Testament we read is in English.
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- Inside Out - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) By failing to preserve the unity of the Spirit we turn the gospel of Christ inside out.
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- 12. The Perils of the Preacher (Part 2); The “Church” Paradigm (a la Tozer) - Neil Girrard Even in labeling the “pastor” or preacher as “the minister” Tozer is giving evidence that he has unconsciously accepted the “minister” as a superior class of being and we have entered a place that is quite different from the New Testament.
- Prophetic Ecstasy and Inspiration; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis Another manifestation of evil spirits may be described as prophetic ecstasy, or “inspiration.”
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- Why We Gather - Neil Girrard Why we first went to “church” is as important a question to answer as is why we left it.