New Living Translation
For we are both God's workers. And you are God's field. You are God's building.
King James Bible
For we are labourers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building.
Darby Bible Translation
For we are God's fellow-workmen; ye are God's husbandry, God's building.
World English Bible
For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's farming, God's building.
Young's Literal Translation
for of God we are fellow-workmen; God's tillage, God's building ye are.
1 Corinthians 3:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:9 For we are all fellowlabourers - God's labourers, and fellowlabourers with each other. Ye are God's husbandry - This is the sum of what went before: it is a comprehensive word, taking in both a field, a garden, and a vineyard. Ye are God's building - This is the sum of what follows.
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"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 …
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Wisdom has built her house; she has carved its seven columns.
To all who mourn in Israel, he will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair. In their righteousness, they will be like great oaks that the LORD has planted for his own glory.
Jesus replied, "Every plant not planted by my heavenly Father will be uprooted,
And the disciples went everywhere and preached, and the Lord worked through them, confirming what they said by many miraculous signs.
"I am the true grapevine, and my Father is the gardener.
1 Corinthians 3:16
Don't you realize that all of you together are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God lives in you?
2 Corinthians 6:1
As God's partners, we beg you not to accept this marvelous gift of God's kindness and then ignore it.
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