New International Version
so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.
King James Bible
So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
Darby Bible Translation
thus we, [being] many, are one body in Christ, and each one members one of the other.
World English Bible
so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
Young's Literal Translation
so we, the many, one body are in Christ, and members each one of one another.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
So we, being many - We who are members of the Church of Christ, which is considered the body of which he is the head, have various offices assigned to us, according to the measure of grace, faith and religious knowledge which we possess; and although each has a different office, and qualifications suitable to that office, yet all belong to the same body; and each has as much need of the help of another as that other has of his; therefore, let there be neither pride on the one hand, nor envy on the other. The same metaphor, in nearly the same words, is used in Synopsis Sohar, page 13. "As man is divided into various members and joints, united among themselves, and raised by gradations above each other, and collectively compose one body; so all created things are members orderly disposed, and altogether constitute one body. In like manner the law, distributed into various articulations, constitutes but one body." See Schoettgen.
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LibraryA Reasonable Service
TEXT: "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service."--Romans 12:1. There is perhaps no chapter in the New Testament, certainly none in this epistle, with which we are more familiar than this one which is introduced by the text; and yet, however familiar we may be with the statements, if we read them carefully and study them honestly they must always come to us not only in the …
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot
April 6. "As we have Many Members in one Body, So we Being Many are one Body in Christ" (Rom. xii. 4, 5).
Another Triplet of Graces
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I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name, the name you gave me, so that they may be one as we are one.
1 Corinthians 6:15
Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself? Shall I then take the members of Christ and unite them with a prostitute? Never!
1 Corinthians 10:17
Because there is one loaf, we, who are many, are one body, for we all share the one loaf.
1 Corinthians 10:33
even as I try to please everyone in every way. For I am not seeking my own good but the good of many, so that they may be saved.
1 Corinthians 12:20
As it is, there are many parts, but one body.
1 Corinthians 12:27
Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.
to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up
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