1 Corinthians 11:17
Good News Translation
In the following instructions, however, I do not praise you, because your meetings for worship actually do more harm than good.

Contemporary English Version
Your worship services do you more harm than good. I am certainly not going to praise you for this.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now this I ordain: not praising you, that you come together, not for the better, but for the worse.

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Now this I ordain: not praising you, that you come together, not for the better, but for the worse.

I praise.

1 Corinthians 11:2,22 Now I praise you, brethren, that in all things you are mindful of me and keep my ordinances as I have delivered them to you. . . .

Leviticus 19:17 Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart: But reprove him openly, lest thou incur sin through him.

Proverbs 27:5 Open rebuke is better than hidden love.

Romans 13:3 For princes are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? Do that which is good: and thou shalt have praise from the same.

1 Peter 2:14 Or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of the good.

that ye.

1 Corinthians 11:20,34 When you come therefore together into one place, it is not now to eat the Lord's supper. . . .

1 Corinthians 14:23,26 If therefore the whole church come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in unlearned persons or infidels, will they not say that you are mad? . . .

Isaiah 1:13,14 Offer sacrifice no more in vain: incense is an abomination to me. The new moons, and the sabbaths and other festivals I will not abide, your assemblies are wicked. . . .

Isaiah 58:1-4 Cry, cease not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their wicked doings, and the house of Jacob their sins. . . .

Jeremiah 7:9,10 To steal, to murder, to commit adultery, to swear falsely, to offer to Baalim, and to go after strange gods, which you know not. . . .

Hebrews 10:25 Not forsaking our assembly, as some are accustomed: but comforting one anther, and so much the more as you see the day approaching.

Context
Sharing in the Lord's Supper
16But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, nor the Church of God. 17Now this I ordain: not praising you, that you come together, not for the better, but for the worse. 18For first of all I hear that when you come together in the church, there are schisms among you. And in part I believe it.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 11:2
Now I praise you, brethren, that in all things you are mindful of me and keep my ordinances as I have delivered them to you.

1 Corinthians 11:22
What, have you no houses to eat and to drink in? Or despise ye the church of God and put them to shame that have not? What shall I say to you? Do I praise you? In this I praise you not.

Additional Translations
In the following instructions I have no praise to offer, because your gatherings do more harm than good.

Now in this instructing, I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better, but for the worse.

Now in this that I declare to you I praise you not, that you come together not for the better, but for the worse.

But in giving you this charge, I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better but for the worse.

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.

But in giving you this charge, I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better but for the worse.

Now in this that I declare to you, I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

But while giving you these instructions, there is one thing I cannot praise--your meeting together, with bad rather than good results.

But in giving you this command, I don't praise you, that you come together not for the better but for the worse.

And this declaring, I give no praise, because not for the better, but for the worse ye come together;
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