New Living Translation
Don't you realize that all of you together are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God lives in you?
King James Bible
Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
Darby Bible Translation
Do ye not know that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
World English Bible
Don't you know that you are a temple of God, and that God's Spirit lives in you?
Young's Literal Translation
have ye not known that ye are a sanctuary of God, and the Spirit of God doth dwell in you?
1 Corinthians 3:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:16 Ye - All Christians. Are the temple of God - The most noble kind of building, 1Cor 3:9.
LibrarySanctified for Service.
"We are labourers together with God; ye are God's husbandry; ye are God's building."--1 COR. iii. 9. In this passage St. Paul is rebuking the Corinthians for that spirit of party which was dividing them into followers of this or that teacher and so destroying their unity in Christ. You do not belong, he says, to Paul or to Apollos; we have no claim upon you; ye are not to be called by our name: you are God's husbandry, and God's building, not ours; we are but labourers in His service and …
John Percival—Sermons at Rugby
On the Wisdom of this World
On the Interpretation of Scripture
The Existence of Merit
Don't you realize that you become the slave of whatever you choose to obey? You can be a slave to sin, which leads to death, or you can choose to obey God, which leads to righteous living.
But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you. (And remember that those who do not have the Spirit of Christ living in them do not belong to him at all.)
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are both God's workers. And you are God's field. You are God's building.
1 Corinthians 3:17
God will destroy anyone who destroys this temple. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.
1 Corinthians 6:19
Don't you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself,
2 Corinthians 6:16
And what union can there be between God's temple and idols? For we are the temple of the living God. As God said: "I will live in them and walk among them. I will be their God, and they will be my people.
We are carefully joined together in him, becoming a holy temple for the Lord.
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