New Living Translation
But if anyone wants to argue about this, I simply say that we have no other custom than this, and neither do God's other churches.
King James Bible
But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.
Darby Bible Translation
But if any one think to be contentious, we have no such custom, nor the assemblies of God.
World English Bible
But if any man seems to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither do God's assemblies.
Young's Literal Translation
and if any one doth think to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the assemblies of God.
1 Corinthians 11:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:16 We have no such custom here, nor any of the other churches of God - The several churches that were in the apostles' time had different customs in things that were not essential; and that under one and the same apostle, as circumstances, in different places, made it convenient. And in all things merely indifferent the custom of each place was of sufficient weight to determine prudent and peaceable men. Yet even this cannot overrule a scrupulous conscience, which really doubts whether the thing be indifferent or no. But those who are referred to here by the apostle were contentious, not conscientious, persons.
LibraryMeditations for the Sick.
Whilst thy sickness remains, use often, for thy comfort, these few meditations, taken from the ends wherefore God sendeth afflictions to his children. Those are ten. 1. That by afflictions God may not only correct our sins past, but also work in us a deeper loathing of our natural corruptions, and so prevent us from falling into many other sins, which otherwise we would commit; like a good father, who suffers his tender babe to scorch his finger in a candle, that he may the rather learn to beware …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
On the Babylonish Captivity of the Church on the Babylonish Captivity of the Church.
Concerning the Lord's Supper
The Secret of the Lord
1 Corinthians 4:5
So don't make judgments about anyone ahead of time--before the Lord returns. For he will bring our darkest secrets to light and will reveal our private motives. Then God will give to each one whatever praise is due.
1 Corinthians 7:17
Each of you should continue to live in whatever situation the Lord has placed you, and remain as you were when God first called you. This is my rule for all the churches.
1 Corinthians 9:1
Am I not as free as anyone else? Am I not an apostle? Haven't I seen Jesus our Lord with my own eyes? Isn't it because of my work that you belong to the Lord?
1 Corinthians 9:6
Or is it only Barnabas and I who have to work to support ourselves?
1 Corinthians 11:15
And isn't long hair a woman's pride and joy? For it has been given to her as a covering.
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