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1 Corinthians 12:30

    1 Corinthians 12:30 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Have all the gifts of healing? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Have all the gifts of healing? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    have all gifts of healings? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Are all able to take away disease? have all the power of tongues? are all able to give their sense?

    Webster's Revision

    have all gifts of healings? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret?

    World English Bible

    Do all have gifts of healings? Do all speak with various languages? Do all interpret?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    have all gifts of healings? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret?

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:30

    Gifts of Healing.

    Speak with Tongues;

    Interpret.

    If the reader think that this is the best way of explaining these different gifts and offices, he will adopt it; and he will in that case consider,

    1. That the word or doctrine of wisdom comes from the apostles.

    2. The doctrine of knowledge, from the prophets.

    3. Faith, by means of the teachers.

    4. That working of miracles includes the gifts of healing.

    5. That to prophecy, signifying preaching, which it frequently does, helps is a parallel.

    6. That discernment of spirits is the same with governments, which Dr. Lightfoot supposes to imply a deeply comprehensive, wise, and prudent mind.

    7. As to the gift of tongues, there is no variation in either of the three places.

    3. It is strange that in this enumeration only three distinct officers in the Church should be mentioned; viz. apostles, prophets, and teachers. We do not know that miracles, gifts of healing, helps, governments, and diversity of tongues, were exclusive offices; for it is probable that apostles, prophets, and teachers wrought miracles occasionally, and spoke with divers tongues. However, in all this enumeration, where the apostle gives us all the officers and gifts necessary for the constitution of a Church, we find not one word of bishops, presbyters, or deacons; much less of the various officers and offices which the Christian Church at present exhibits. Perhaps the bishops are included under the apostles, the presbyters under the prophets, and the deacons under the teachers. As to the other ecclesiastical officers with which the Romish Church teems, they may seek them who are determined to find them, any where out of the New Testament.

    4. Mr. Quesnel observes on these passages that there are three sorts of gifts necessary to the forming Christ's mystical body.

    1. Gifts of power, for the working of miracles, in reference to the Father.

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