Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of 1 corinthians in the bible new international version. To the church of god in corinth, to those sanctified in christ jesus and called to be holy, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our lord jesus christtheir lord and ours. I may have all the faith needed to move mountainsbut if i have no love, i am nothing matthew 21. This revised edition of gordon fees highlyrespected commentary on first corinthians in the new international commentary on the new testament nicnt series should be in every pastors library. It was not a revision of any previously existing version, but an entirely new translation in idiomatic twentiethcentury english. Chapter many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us,just as they were handed down to us by those who from the first were eyewitnesses and servants of the word.
Ive used the old edition in my studies for some time, and im glad to see it revised to now extend its life several more decades. If i have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if i have a faith that can move mountains, bu. Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror new international version. This was the first census that took place while quirinius was governor of syria. Whether it was in the body or out of the body i do not knowgod knows. However, all twelve issues relate either to marriage or singleness fee, first corinthians, 270. The niv was published to meet the need for a modern translation done by bible scholars using the earliest, highest quality manuscripts available. This will occur because gods revelation never ends, as he himself is an inexhaustible resource. Bible versions in 1967, the new york bible society now biblica generously undertook the financial sponsorship of creating a contemporary english translation of the bible. If i speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, i am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. Though much of the chapter shows the relationship of love to spiritual gifts, in verses 48 paul gives us a powerful definition of what love is.
If i have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if i have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, i. Paul, called to be an apostle of christ jesus by the will of god, and our brother sosthenes, 2. The first epistle to the corinthians, revised edition the. If i have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if i have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, i am nothing. Biblical studiesnew testament commentaries1 corinthians. Chapter in those days caesar augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire roman world. The niv and new international version are trademarks registered in the united states patent and. T he apostle paul, by the direction of the holy spirit does us a great service in the thirteenth chapter of his first epistle to the church in corinth. When i became a man, i put the ways of childhood behind me. If i speak in the tonguesor languages of men or of angels, but do not have love, i am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. And if a woman has a husband who is not a believer and he is willing to live with her, she must not divorce him. Thus, the entire context might be viewed as a discussion about the question of marriage. The new international version niv a history and evaluation.
The new international version niv was a produced by a committee of scholars associated with various evangelical churches in america, who began work on the version in 1965. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. If i speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, i am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. This is translated into english as charity in the king. If i speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, i am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. The niv bible was produced by more than one hundred scholars working from the best available hebrew, aramaic, and greek texts.
When i was a child, i talked like a child, i thought like a child, i reasoned like a child. Of equal importance was that the bible be expressed in broadly understood modern english. Writing primarily for pastors, teachers, and students, gordon fee offers a readable exposition of 1 corinthians that clearly describes the meaning of pauls ideas and their larger theological relevance. All or part of the material may once have been an independent piece in the style of hellenistic eulogies of virtues, but it is now integrated, by editing, into the context of 1 cor 12 14 cf. Though i speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, i am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal 2.