English Standard Version
But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse.
King James Bible
Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.
Darby Bible Translation
But in prescribing to you on this which I now enter on, I do not praise, namely, that ye come together, not for the better, but for the worse.
World English Bible
But in giving you this command, I don't praise you, that you come together not for the better but for the worse.
Young's Literal Translation
And this declaring, I give no praise, because not for the better, but for the worse ye come together;
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
I declare (παραγγέλλω)
Library'In Remembrance of Me'
'This do in remembrance of Me.'--1 COR. xi. 24. The account of the institution of the Lord's Supper, contained in this context, is very much the oldest extant narrative of that event. It dates long before any of the Gospels, and goes up, probably, to somewhere about five and twenty years after the Crucifixion. It presupposes a previous narrative which had been orally delivered to the Corinthians, and, as the Apostle alleges, was derived by him from Christ Himself. It is intended to correct corruptions …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
1 Corinthians xi. 26
That by Men who are Fasting Sacrifices are to be Offered to God.
Entering the Gospel Field
1 Corinthians 11:2
Now I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions even as I delivered them to you.
1 Corinthians 11:22
What! Do you not have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God and humiliate those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I commend you in this? No, I will not.
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