New Living Translation
God will destroy anyone who destroys this temple. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.
King James Bible
If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
Darby Bible Translation
If any one corrupt the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, and such are ye.
World English Bible
If anyone destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him; for God's temple is holy, which you are.
Young's Literal Translation
if any one the sanctuary of God doth waste, him shall God waste; for the sanctuary of God is holy, the which ye are.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:17 If any man destroy the temple of God - Destroy a real Christian, by schisms, or doctrines fundamentally wrong. Him shall God destroy - He shall not be saved at all; not even as through the fire.
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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 …
John Percival—Sermons at Rugby
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The Existence of Merit
Your royal laws cannot be changed. Your reign, O LORD, is holy forever and ever.
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?
1 Corinthians 3:18
Stop deceiving yourselves. If you think you are wise by this world's standards, you need to become a fool to be truly wise.
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