25 Every (A)athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we (B)an imperishable. 26 So I do not run aimlessly; I (C)do not box as one (D)beating the air. 27 But I discipline my body and (E)keep it under control,[a] lest after preaching to others (F)I myself should be (G)disqualified.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 9:27 Greek I pummel my body and make it a slave

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