6:1 We then, [as] co-workers [with him], beseech [you] also that
ye receive not the grace of God in vain.
6:2 (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in
the day of salvation have I succored thee: behold, now [is] the
accepted time; behold, now [is] the day of salvation.)
6:3 Giving no offense in any thing, that the ministry be not
6:4 But in all [things] approving ourselves as the ministers of
God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in
6:5 In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in
watchings, in fastings;
6:6 By pureness, by knowledge, by long-suffering, by kindness,
by the Holy Spirit, by love unfeigned,
6:7 By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armor of
righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
6:8 By honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report: as
deceivers, and [yet] true;
6:9 As unknown, and [yet] well known; as dying, and behold, we
live; as chastened, and not killed;
6:10 As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making
many rich; as having nothing, and [yet] possessing all things.
6:11 O [ye] Corinthians, our mouth is open to you, our heart is
6:12 Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your
6:13 Now for a recompense in the same (I speak as to [my]
children,) be ye also enlarged.
6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for
what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and
what communion hath light with darkness?
6:15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath
he that believeth with an infidel?
6:16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for
ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will
dwell in them, and walk in [them]; and I will be their God, and
they shall be my people.
6:17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate,
saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean [thing]; and I will
6:18 And [I] will be a Father to you, and ye shall be my sons
and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.