until we all arrive at the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, at the full-grown man, at the measure of the stature of the fulness of the Christ;
in order that we may be no longer babes, tossed and carried about by every wind of that teaching which is in the sleight of men, in unprincipled cunning with a view to systematized error;
Rejoice, young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes; but know that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
and she lusted after their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and whose issue is as the issue of horses.
Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of the Christ, let us go on to what belongs to full growth, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God,
Reuben, thou art my firstborn, My might, and the firstfruits of my vigour: Excellency of dignity, and excellency of strength.
And God was with the lad, and he grew; and he dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.
By faith Moses, when he had become great, refused to be called son of Pharaoh's daughter;
He that is a eunuch, whether he have been crushed or cut, shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah.
And Jesus advanced in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and men.
He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and in his strength he wrestled with God.
For before the child knoweth to refuse the evil and to choose the good, the land whose two kings thou fearest shall be forsaken.
1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I felt as a child, I reasoned as a child; when I became a man, I had done with what belonged to the child.
Let thy fountain be blessed; and have joy of the wife of thy youth.
Yea, he wrestled with the Angel, and prevailed; he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spoke with us,
1 Samuel 18:27
when David arose and went, he and his men, and smote of the Philistines two hundred men; and David brought their foreskins, and they delivered them in full to the king, that he might be the king's son-in-law. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter as wife.
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I wish you to know that the Christ is the head of every man, but woman's head is the man, and the Christ's head God.
When men fight together one with another, and the wife of the one come near to rescue her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and stretch out her hand, and seize him by his secret parts,
And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went out to his brethren and looked on their burdens; and he saw an Egyptian smiting a Hebrew, one of his brethren.
As many therefore as are perfect, let us be thus minded; and if ye are any otherwise minded, this also God shall reveal to you.
And he smote all the firstborn in Egypt, the first-fruits of their vigour in the tents of Ham.
1 Corinthians 13:13
And now abide faith, hope, love; these three things; and the greater of these is love.
Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for apart from me, thou hast uncovered thyself, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and hast made agreement with them; thou lovedst their bed, thou sawest their nakedness.
Paul, apostle, not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ, and God the Father who raised him from among the dead,
As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret counsel of +God was over my tent,
Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!
And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judaea; for thus it is written through the prophet:
And he smote every firstborn in their land, the firstfruits of all their vigour.
1 Samuel 3:19
And Samuel grew, and Jehovah was with him, and let none of his words fall to the ground.
And Jesus himself was beginning to be about thirty years old; being as was supposed son of Joseph; of Eli,