1 Corinthians 12:14
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New International Version
Even so the body is not made up of one part but of many.

New Living Translation
Yes, the body has many different parts, not just one part.

English Standard Version
For the body does not consist of one member but of many.

Berean Study Bible
For the body does not consist of one part, but of many.

Berean Literal Bible
For also the body is not one member, but many.

New American Standard Bible
For the body is not one member, but many.

King James Bible
For the body is not one member, but many.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the body is not one part but many.

International Standard Version
For the body does not consist of only one part, but of many.

NET Bible
For in fact the body is not a single member, but many.

New Heart English Bible
For the body is not one member, but many.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For also the body is not one member, but many.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As you know, the human body is not made up of only one part, but of many parts.

New American Standard 1977
For the body is not one member, but many.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For the body is not one member, but many.

King James 2000 Bible
For the body is not one member, but many.

American King James Version
For the body is not one member, but many.

American Standard Version
For the body is not one member, but many.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the body also is not one member, but many.

Darby Bible Translation
For also the body is not one member but many.

English Revised Version
For the body is not one member, but many.

Webster's Bible Translation
For the body is not one member, but many.

Weymouth New Testament
For the human body does not consist of one part, but of many.

World English Bible
For the body is not one member, but many.

Young's Literal Translation
for also the body is not one member, but many;
Study Bible
The Body of Christ
13For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, slave or free, and we were all given one Spirit to drink. 14For the body does not consist of one part, but of many. 15If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 12:15
If the foot should say, "Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body," that would not make it any less a part of the body.

1 Corinthians 12:20
As it is, there are many parts, but one body.
Treasury of Scripture

For the body is not one member, but many.

1 Corinthians 12:12,19,27,28 For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members …

Ephesians 4:25 Why putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbor: …

(14) For the body is not one member, but many.--Here follows a series of suggestions as to the different parts of the body claiming independence of the body itself, which the nature of the case shows to be absurd.

For the body is not one member,.... Not only one; nor is anyone member the body, though ever so eminent, as the head or eye: thus the church of Christ is not one person only, or does not consist of one sort of persons; as only of Jews, or only of Gentiles, or only of rich and freemen, or only of men of extraordinary gifts and abilities, or greatly eminent for grace and spiritual knowledge:

but many; members, as the Arabic version adds; as eyes, ears, hands, feet, &c. so in the mystical body of Christ, the church, there are many members, some in a higher station, others in a lower; some of greater gifts, grace, and usefulness, others of lesser; some Jews, other Gentiles; some bond, others free; yet all one in Christ the head, and all related to each other. 14. Translate, "For the body also." The analogy of the body, not consisting exclusively of one, but of many members, illustrates the mutual dependence of the various members in the one body, the Church. The well-known fable of the belly and the other members, spoken by Menenius Agrippa, to the seceding commons [Livy, 2.32], was probably before Paul's mind, stored as it was with classical literature.12:12-26 Christ and his church form one body, as Head and members. Christians become members of this body by baptism. The outward rite is of Divine institution; it is a sign of the new birth, and is called therefore the washing of regeneration, Tit 3:5. But it is by the Spirit, only by the renewing of the Holy Ghost, that we are made members of Christ's body. And by communion with Christ at the Lord's supper, we are strengthened, not by drinking the wine, but by drinking into one Spirit. Each member has its form, place, and use. The meanest makes a part of the body. There must be a distinction of members in the body. So Christ's members have different powers and different places. We should do the duties of our own place, and not murmur, or quarrel with others. All the members of the body are useful and necessary to each other. Nor is there a member of the body of Christ, but may and ought to be useful to fellow-members. As in the natural body of man, the members should be closely united by the strongest bonds of love; the good of the whole should be the object of all. All Christians are dependent one upon another; each is to expect and receive help from the rest. Let us then have more of the spirit of union in our religion.
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