1 Corinthians 11:16-19English Standard Version (ESV)
16 If anyone is inclined to be contentious, we have no such practice, nor do the churches of God.
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17 But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse.18 For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you. And I believe it in part,[a]19 for there must be factions among you in order that those who are genuine among you may be recognized.
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