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1 Corinthians 12:19
And if they were all one member, where would be the body?
And if they were all one member, where were the body?
If they all were a single organ, where would [the rest of] the body be?
But if [the whole] were all a single organ, where would the body be?
And if they were all one member, where were the body?
If all were one and the same body part, what would happen to the body?
Now if they were all just one part, where would the body be?
A body isn’t really a body, unless there is more than one part.
But if all were one member, where the body?
And if all were one body-part, where would the body be?
And if they all were one member, where would be the body?
If each part of the body were the same part, there would be no body. But as it is, God put the parts in the body as he wanted them. He made a place for each one.
If all were a single member, where would the body be?
If all were a single member, where would the body be?
If each part of the body were the same part, ·there would be no body [L where would the body be?]. But truly God put all the parts, each one of them, in the body as he wanted them.
For if they were all one member, where were the body?
How could it be a body if it only had one part?
There would not be a body if it were all only one part!
And if they were all the same part, where would the body be?
If each part of the body were the same part, there would be no body. But truly God put the parts in the body as he wanted them. He made a place for each one of them.
Now if all of it were one part, there wouldn’t be a body, would there?
Now the body is not one member but many. If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand I don’t belong to the body,” does that alter the fact that the foot is a part of the body? Of if the ear should say, “Because I am not an eye I don’t belong to the body,” does that mean that the ear really is no part of the body? After all, if the body were all one eye, for example, where would be the sense of hearing? Or if it were all one ear, where would be the sense of smell? But God has arranged all the parts in the one body according to his design. For if everything were concentrated in one part, how could there be a body at all? The fact is there are many parts, but only one body. So that the eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” nor, again, can the head say to the feet, “I don’t need you!” On the contrary, those parts of the body which have no obvious function are the more essential to health: and to those parts of the body which seem to us to be less deserving of notice we have to allow the highest honour of function. The parts which do not look beautiful have a deeper beauty in the work they do, while the parts which look beautiful may not be at all essential to life! But God has harmonised the whole body by giving importance of function to the parts which lack apparent importance, that the body should work together as a whole with all the members in sympathetic relationship with one another. So it happens that if one member suffers all the other members suffer with it, and if one member is honoured all the members share a common joy.
And if they were all one member, where would the body be?
And if they were all one member, where were the body?
And if they were all one member, where were the body?
And if they all were one member, where would the body be?
What a strange thing a body would be if it had only one part!
But I also want you to think about how this keeps your significance from getting blown up into self-importance. For no matter how significant you are, it is only because of what you are a part of. An enormous eye or a gigantic hand wouldn’t be a body, but a monster. What we have is one body with many parts, each its proper size and in its proper place. No part is important on its own. Can you imagine Eye telling Hand, “Get lost; I don’t need you”? Or, Head telling Foot, “You’re fired; your job has been phased out”? As a matter of fact, in practice it works the other way—the “lower” the part, the more basic, and therefore necessary. You can live without an eye, for instance, but not without a stomach. When it’s a part of your own body you are concerned with, it makes no difference whether the part is visible or clothed, higher or lower. You give it dignity and honor just as it is, without comparisons. If anything, you have more concern for the lower parts than the higher. If you had to choose, wouldn’t you prefer good digestion to full-bodied hair?
If they were all one part, where would the body be?
If · they were · all a single member, where would the body be?
How could it be a body if it only had one part?
If they were all one part, where would the body be?
If they were all one member, where would the body be?
If each part of the body were the same part, there would be no body. But truly God put all the parts, each one of them, in the body as he wanted them.
If they were all the same member, where would the body be?
If all the parts were the same, how could there be a body?
If they were all one part, where would the body be?
If they were all one part, where would the body be?
And if they were all one member, where would the body be?
If all the parts were the same, it could not be a body.
How strange a body would be if it had only one part!
If all were a single member, where would the body be?
If all were a single member, where would the body be?
If all were a single member, where would the body be?
If all were a single member, where would the body be?
If all the parts were one member, where would the body be?
And if all were all one evar (member), where would the body be?
If all were a single organ, where would the body be?
If all were a single organ, where would the body be?
If they were all one part, where would the body be?
If all members were a single part, where would the body be?
If they were all one member, where would the body be?
If they were all one part, how could it be a body?
And if all were one member, where were the body?
and if all were one member, where the body?
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