11 O Corinthians! 3We have spoken openly to you, nour heart is wide open. 12 You are not restricted by us, but oyou are restricted by your own affections. 13 Now in return for the same p(I speak as to children), you also be open.
14 qDo not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For rwhat 4fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what 5communion has light with darkness? 15 And what accord has Christ with Belial? Or what part has a believer with an unbeliever? 16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For syou 6are the temple of the living God. As God has said:
t“I will dwell in them
And walk among them.
I will be their God,
And they shall be My people.”
u“Come out from among them
And be separate, says the Lord.
Do not touch what is unclean,
And I will receive you.”
18 “I vwill be a Father to you,
and you shall be My wsons and daughters,
says the Lord Almighty.”
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