1 Corinthians 9:27
Good News Translation
I harden my body with blows and bring it under complete control, to keep myself from being disqualified after having called others to the contest.

Contemporary English Version
I keep my body under control and make it my slave, so I won't lose out after telling the good news to others.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But I chastise my body and bring it into subjection: lest perhaps, when I have preached to others, I myself should become a castaway.

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But I chastise my body and bring it into subjection: lest perhaps, when I have preached to others, I myself should become a castaway.

I keep.

1 Corinthians 9:25 And every one that striveth for the mastery refraineth himself from all things. And they indeed that they may receive a corruptible crown: but we an incorruptible one.

1 Corinthians 4:11,12 Even unto this hour we both hunger and thirst and are naked and are buffeted and have no fixed abode. . . .

1 Corinthians 6:12,13 All things are lawful to me: but all things are not expedient. All things are lawful to me: but I will not be brought under the power of any. . . .

1 Corinthians 8:13 Wherefore, if meat scandalize my brother, I will never eat flesh, lest I should scandalize my brother.

Romans 8:13 For if you live according to the flesh, you shall die: but if by the Spirit you mortify the deeds of the flesh, you shall live.

2 Corinthians 6:4,5 But in all things let us exhibit ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in tribulation, in necessities, in distresses, . . .

2 Corinthians 11:27 In labour and painfulness, in much watchings, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness:

Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, lust, evil concupiscence and covetousness, which is the service of idols.

2 Timothy 2:22 But flee thou youthful desires, and pursue justice, faith, charity and peace with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

1 Peter 2:11 Dearly beloved, I beseech you, as strangers and pilgrims, to refrain yourselves from carnal desires which war against the soul,

and.

Romans 6:18,19 Being then freed from sin, we have been made servants of justice. . . .

lest.

1 Corinthians 13:1-3 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. . . .

Psalm 50:16 But to the sinner God hath said: Why dost thou declare my justices, and take my covenant in thy mouth?

Matthew 7:21-23 Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doth the will of my Father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the kingdom of heaven. . . .

Luke 12:45-47 But if that servant shall say in his heart: My Lord is long a coming; and shall begin to strike the men-servants and maid-servants, and to eat and to drink and be drunk: . . .

Luke 13:26,27 Then you shall begin to say: We have eaten and drunk in thy presence: and thou hast taught in our streets. . . .

2 Peter 2:15 Leaving the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam of Bosor who loved the wages of iniquity,

a castaway.

Jeremiah 6:30 Call them reprobate silver, for the Lord hath rejected them.

Luke 9:25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world and lose himself and cast away himself?

Acts 1:25 To take the place of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas hath by transgression fallen, that he might go to his own place.

2 Corinthians 13:5,6 Try your own selves if you be in the faith: prove ye yourselves. Know you not your own selves, that Christ Jesus is in you, unless perhaps you be reprobates? . . .

Context
Run Your Race to Win
26I therefore so run, not as at an uncertainty: I so fight, not as one beating the air. 27But I chastise my body and bring it into subjection: lest perhaps, when I have preached to others, I myself should become a castaway.
Cross References
Luke 18:5
Yet because this widow is troublesome to me, I will avenge her, lest continually coming she weary me.

Romans 8:13
For if you live according to the flesh, you shall die: but if by the Spirit you mortify the deeds of the flesh, you shall live.

2 Corinthians 13:5
Try your own selves if you be in the faith: prove ye yourselves. Know you not your own selves, that Christ Jesus is in you, unless perhaps you be reprobates?

Additional Translations
No, I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.

But I batter my body and bring it into servitude, lest having preached to others, I myself might be disqualified.

But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

but I buffet my body, and bring it into bondage: lest by any means, after that I have preached to others, I myself should be rejected.

But I buffet my body, and lead it captive, lest [after] having preached to others I should be myself rejected.

but I buffet my body, and bring it into bondage: lest by any means, after that I have preached to others, I myself should be rejected.

But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest by any means when I have preached to others, I myself should be a cast-away.

but I hit hard and straight at my own body and lead it off into slavery, lest possibly, after I have been a herald to others, I should myself be rejected.

but I beat my body and bring it into submission, lest by any means, after I have preached to others, I myself should be rejected.

but I chastise my body, and bring it into servitude, lest by any means, having preached to others -- I myself may become disapproved.
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