'Body' in the Bible
If therefore your eye, even the right eye, is a snare to you, tear it out and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be destroyed rather than that your whole body should be thrown into Gehenna.
And if your right hand is a snare to you, cut it off and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be destroyed rather than that your whole body should go into Gehenna.
"The eye is the lamp of the body. If then your eyesight is good, your whole body will be well lighted;
but if your eyesight is bad, your whole body will be dark. If however the very light within you is darkness, how dense must the darkness be!
For this reason I charge you not to be over-anxious about your lives, inquiring what you are to eat or what you are to drink, nor yet about your bodies, inquiring what clothes you are to put on. Is not the life more precious than its food, and the body than its clothing?
"And do not fear those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul; but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.
Then John's disciples went and removed the body and buried it, and came and informed Jesus.
Do you not understand that whatever enters the mouth passes into the stomach and is afterwards ejected from the body?
Wherever the dead body is, there will the vultures flock together.
During the meal Jesus took a Passover biscuit, blessed it and broke it. He then gave it to the disciples, saying, "Take this and eat it: it is my body."
Keep awake, and pray that you may not enter into temptation: the spirit is right willing, but the body is frail."
He went to Pilate and begged to have the body of Jesus, and Pilate ordered it to be given to him.
So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean sheet of fine linen.
On the next day, the day after the Preparation, the High Priests and the Pharisees came in a body to Pilate.
So give orders for the sepulchre to be securely guarded till the third day, for fear his disciples should come by night and steal the body, and then tell the people that he has come back to life; and so the last imposture will be more serious than the first."
telling them to say, "His disciples came during the night and stole his body while we were asleep."
When John's disciples heard of it, they came and took away his body and laid it in a tomb.
Then the Pharisees, with certain Scribes who had come from Jerusalem, came to Him in a body.
"So they took him and killed him, and flung his body outside the vineyard.
What she could she did: she has perfumed my body in preparation for my burial.
Also during the meal He took a Passover biscuit, blessed it, and broke it. He then gave it to them, saying, "Take this, it is my body."
Be wakeful, all of you, and keep on praying, that you may not come into temptation: the spirit is right willing, but the body is frail."
One youth indeed did follow Him, wearing only a linen cloth round his bare body. Of him they laid hold,
Joseph of Arimathaea came, a highly respected member of the Council, who himself also was living in expectation of the Kingdom of God. He summoned up courage to go in to see Pilate and beg for the body of Jesus.
and having ascertained the fact he granted the body to Joseph.
When the Sabbath was over, Mary of Magdala, Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, in order to come and anoint His body.
and uttered a loud cry of joy. "Blest among women are you," she said, "and the offspring of your body is blest!
The lamp of the body is the eye. When your eyesight is good, your whole body also is lighted up; but when it is defective, your body is darkened.
If, however, your whole body is penetrated with light, and has no part dark, it will be so lighted, all of it, as when the lamp with its bright shining gives you light."
"But to you who are my friends I say, "'Be not afraid of those who kill the body and after that can do nothing further.
For life is a greater gift than food, and the body is a greater gift than clothing.
"Where, Master?" they inquired. "Where the dead body is," He replied, "there also will the vultures flock together."
Then, taking a Passover biscuit, He gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, "This is my body which is being given on your behalf: this do in remembrance of me."
As soon as it was day, the whole body of the Elders, both High Priests and Scribes, assembled. Then He was brought into their Sanhedrin, and they asked Him,
and now he went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.
The women--those who had come with Jesus from Galilee--followed close behind, and saw the tomb and how His body was placed.
and on entering they found that the body of the Lord Jesus was not there.
and, finding that His body was not there, they came and declared to us that they had also seen a vision of angels who said that He was alive.
But He was speaking of the Sanctuary of His body.
and not for the nation only, but in order to unite into one body all the far-scattered children of God.
After this, Joseph of Arimathaea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but for fear of the Jews a secret disciple, asked Pilate's permission to carry away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him leave. So he came and removed the body.
Taking down the body they wrapped it in linen cloths along with the spices, in accordance with the Jewish mode of preparing for burial.
and saw two angels clothed in white raiment, sitting one at the head and one at the feet where the body of Jesus had been.
(Now having bought a piece of ground with the money paid for his wickedness he fell there with his face downwards, and, his body bursting open, he became disembowelled.
For this reason my heart is glad and my tongue exults. My body also shall rest in hope.
with prophetic foresight he spoke of the resurrection of the Christ, to the effect that He was not left forsaken in the Unseen World, nor did His body undergo decay.
The younger men, however, rose, and wrapping the body up, carried it out and buried it.
Years ago Theudas appeared, professing to be a person of importance, and a body of men, some four hundred in number, joined him. He was killed, and all his followers were dispersed and annihilated.
So the Twelve called together the general body of the disciples and said, "It does not seem fitting that we Apostles should neglect the delivery of God's Message and minister at tables.
Upon this, with a loud outcry they stopped their ears, rushed upon Stephen in a body,
But, as it happened, just at that time she was taken ill and died. After washing her body they laid it out in a room upstairs.
Peter, however, putting every one out of the room, knelt down and prayed, and then turning to the body, he said, "Tabitha, rise." Dorcas at once opened her eyes, and seeing Peter, sat up.
but I discover within me a different Law at war with the Law of my understanding, and leading me captive to the Law which is everywhere at work in my body--the Law of sin.
(Unhappy man that I am! who will rescue me from this death-burdened body?
For what was impossible to the Law--powerless as it was because it acted through frail humanity--God effected. Sending His own Son in a body like that of sinful human nature and as a sacrifice for sin, He pronounced sentence upon sin in human nature;
But if Christ is in you, though your body must die because of sin, yet your spirit has Life because of righteousness.
For just as there are in the one human body many parts, and these parts have not all the same function;
so collectively we form one body in Christ, while individually we are linked to one another as its members.
I for my part, present with you in spirit although absent in body, have already, as though I were present, judged him who has so acted.
I have handed over such a man to Satan for the destruction of his body, that his spirit may be saved on the day of the Lord Jesus.
Food of all kinds is meant for the stomach, and the stomach is meant for food, and God will cause both of them to perish. Yet the body does not exist for the purpose of fornication, but for the Master's service, and the Master exists for the body;
Or do you not know that a man who has to do with a prostitute is one with her in body? For God says, "The two shall become one."
Flee from fornication. Any other sin that a human being commits lies outside the body; but he who commits fornication sins against his own body.
There is a difference too between a married and an unmarried woman. She who is unmarried concerns herself with the Lord's business--that she may be holy both in body and spirit; but the married woman concerns herself with the business of the world--how she shall please her husband.
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.
The cup of blessing, which we bless, does it not mean a joint-participation in the blood of Christ? The loaf of bread which we break, does it not mean a joint-participation in the body of Christ?
Since there is one loaf, we who are many are one body; we, all of us, share in that one loaf.
and after giving thanks He broke it and said, "This is my body which is about to be broken for you. Do this in memory of me."
Whoever, therefore, in an unworthy manner, eats the bread or drinks from the cup of the Lord sins against the body and blood of the Lord.
For any one who eats and drinks, eats and drinks judgement to himself, if he fails to estimate the body aright.
For just as the human body is one and yet has many parts, and all its parts, many as they are, constitute but one body, so it is with the Church of Christ.
For, in fact, in one Spirit all of us--whether we are Jews or Gentiles, slaves or free men--were baptized to form but one body; and we were all nourished by that one Spirit.
For the human body does not consist of one part, but of many.
Were the foot to say, "Because I am not a hand I am not a part of the body," that would not make it any the less a part of the body.
Or were the ear to say, "Because I am not an eye, I am not a part of the body," that would not make it any the less a part of the body.
If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole body were an ear, where would the nostrils be?
But, as a matter of fact, God has arranged the parts in the body--every one of them--as He has seen fit.
If they were all one part, where would the body be?
But, as a matter of fact, there are many parts and but one body.
No, it is quite otherwise. Even those parts of the body which are apparently somewhat feeble are yet indispensable;
But it was God who built up the body, and bestowed more abundant honor on the part that felt the need,
that there might be no disunion in the body, but that all the members might entertain the same anxious care for one another's welfare.
As for you, you are the body of Christ, and individually you are members of it.
And if I distribute all my possessions to the poor, and give up my body to be burned, but am destitute of Love, it profits me nothing.
But some one will say, "How can the dead rise? And with what kind of body do they come back?"
and to each kind of seed a body of its own.
It is the same with the resurrection of the dead. The body is sown in a state of decay, it is raised free from decay;
an animal body is sown, a spiritual body is raised. As surely as there is an animal body, so there is also a spiritual body.
We have therefore a cheerful confidence. We know that while we are at home in the body we are banished from the Lord;
So we have a cheerful confidence, and we anticipate with greater delight being banished from the body and going home to the Lord.
Having therefore these promises, beloved friends, let us purify ourselves from all defilement of body and of spirit, and secure perfect holiness through the fear of God.
I know a Christian man who fourteen years ago-- whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know; God knows--was caught up (this man of whom I am speaking)
And I know that this man-- whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know;
I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me; and the life which I now live in the body I live through faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave Himself up to death on my behalf.
From this time onward let no one trouble me; for, as for me, I bear, branded on my body, the scars of Jesus as my Master.
God has put all things under His feet, and has appointed Him universal and supreme Head of the Church, which is His Body,
thus effecting peace, and to reconcile Jews and Gentiles in one body to God, by means of His cross--slaying by it their mutual enmity.
I mean the truth that the Gentiles are joint heirs with us Jews, and that they form one body with us, and have the same interest as we have in the promise which has been made good in Christ Jesus through the Good News,
There is but one body and but one Spirit, as also when you were called you had one and the same hope held out to you.
in order fully to equip His people for the work of serving--for the building up of Christ's body--
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