It is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power;
I rejoice because in everything I am fully confident in you.
A woman must learn 1 quietly with all submissiveness.
How then was it credited to him? Was he circumcised at the time, or not? No, he was not circumcised but uncircumcised!
And I was with you in weakness and in fear and with much trembling.
Let no one look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in your speech, conduct, love, faithfulness, 1 and purity.
So whoever swears by the altar swears by it and by everything on it.
And whoever swears by the temple swears by it and the one who dwells in it.
For a person is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision something that is outward in the flesh,
So then, let us celebrate the festival, not with the old yeast, the yeast of vice and evil, but with the bread without yeast, the bread of sincerity and truth. 1
There is one body and one Spirit, just as you too were called to the one hope of your calling,