According to the favour of God which hath been given unto me, as a wise master-builder, I laid a foundation, whereas, another, is building thereon; but, let each one, see, how he buildeth thereon;
For I say, through the favour which hath been given me, unto every one who is among you, - not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but so to think as to think soberly - as, unto each one, God hath dealt a measure of faith.
Although, thus, - as ambitious to be announcing the glad-message - not where Christ had been named, lest, upon another's foundation, I should be building;
For, other foundation, can, no one, lay, than that which is lying, which is, Jesus Christ.
If any one speaketh, as oracles of God, if any one ministereth, as of strength which, God, supplieth, - that, in all things, God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, - unto whom are the glory and the dominion, unto the ages of ages. Amen!
and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
Wilt thou, then, give unto thy servant, a heart that hearkeneth, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad, - for who is able to judge this thine honoured people?
And Huram said, Blessed be Yahweh, God of Israel, who made the heavens and the earth, - who hath given, unto David the king, a wise son, skilled in prudence and understanding, who will build a house for Yahweh, and a house for his kingdom.
Besides that, the Proclaimer being wise, - still further taught knowledge unto the people, and weighed and searched, arranged proverbs in abundance.
and, they who make wise, shall shine like the shining of the expanse, - and, they who bring the many to righteousness, like the stars to times age-abiding and beyond.
The hands of Zerubbabel, have founded this house, and, his hands, shall finish it, - So shalt thou know that, Yahweh of hosts, hath sent me unto you.
Every one, therefore, who heareth thesemy words, and doeth them, shall be likened to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;
Who then is the faithful and prudent servant, whom the master hath appointed over his household, to give them food in season?
And, he, said - Be taking heed ye be not deceived; for, many, will come upon my name, saying - I, am he, - and - The season, hath drawn near! Do not go after them.
And, he being minded to pass through into Achaia, the brethren urgently wrote unto the disciples to welcome him, - who, arriving, was very useful unto them who had believed, with his gift;
Through whom we have received favour and apostleship, for obedience of faith among all the nations, in behalf of his name,
Howbeit, the more boldly, have I written unto you, - in some measure, as bringing it back to your minds, - by reason of the favour given unto me from God, -
What then is Apollos? and, what is Paul? ministers through whom ye believed, and, each, as the Lord, gave to him.
If, unto others, I am not an apostle, certainly at least, unto you, I am; for, the seal of my apostleship, ye, are in the Lord.
But, by favour of God, I am what I am, and, his favour, which was unto me, hath not been made void, - but, much more abundantly than they all, have I toiled, albeit not, I, but the favour of God with me.
Not, as to the things without measure, boasting ourselves in other men's toils, but having, hope - your faith, growing - among you, to be enlarged, according to our limit for something beyond, -
For, such as these, are false apostles, deceitful workers, transfiguring themselves into apostles of Christ.
Having been built up on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, there being, for chief corner stone, Jesus Christ himself, -
If at least ye have heard of the administration of the favour of God which hath been given unto me for you,
Unto which I am even toiling, contending according to his energy which is energising itself in me with power.
And say to Archippus: be taking heed unto the ministry which thou hast accepted in the Lord, - that, the same, thou fulfil.
According to the glad-message of the glory of the happy God, with which entrusted am, I.
Be giving heed to thyself, and to thy teaching, - abide still in them; for, this doing, both, thyself, shalt thou save, and them that hearken to thee.
Give diligence, thyself, approved, to present unto God, - a workman not to be put to shame, skillfully handling the word of truth.
Not, many teachers, become ye, my brethren, knowing that, a severer sentence, shall ye receive;
But there arose false-prophets also among the people, as, among you also, there shall be, false-teachers, - men who will stealthily bring in destructive parties, even the Master that bought them, denying, bringing upon themselves speedy destruction;
The foundations of the wall of the city, with every precious stone were adorned: the first foundation, was jasper, the second, sapphire, the third, chalcedony, the fourth, emerald,