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Prva poslanica Korinćanima 10

Upozorenje na idolopoklonstvo

1Htio bih, braćo i sestre, da znate što se našim precima davno dogodilo u pustinji. Bog ih je sve vodio oblakom koji se kretao pred njima i sve ih je sigurno preveo preko mora po suhome dnu.

Svi su oni kršteni u oblaku i u moru kao Mosijevi sljedbenici.

Svi su jeli istu čudesnu hranu i svi su pili istu čudesnu vodu.

Pili su iz duhovne stijene koja ih je pratila, a ta je stijena bio Krist.

Unatoč svemu, većina ih nije bila po volji Bogu te su poubijani u pustinji.

To se dogodilo nama za opomenu: da ne žudimo za zlim poput njih

i da se ne klanjamo idolima kao oni. U Svetome pismu piše: 'Narod posjeda da jede i pije, a zatim ustanu plesati' u čast zlatnome teletu.

Ne odajmo se bludu kao što su mu se oni odali te ih je zbog toga dvadeset tri tisuće palo u jednome danu.

Ne izazivajmo Gospodina kao što su ga izazivali neki od njih pa su poginuli od zmija.

10 Ne prigovarajte kao što su neki od njih prigovarali pa je Bog poslao anđela Zatornika da ih pobije.

11 Sve se to događalo nama za primjer, a zapisano je kao opomena nama koji živimo u posljednjim vremenima.

12 Misli li dakle tko da dobro stoji, neka pazi da ne zapadne u isti grijeh.

13 Znajte da vas ne snalaze kušnje koje i drugi ljudi nemaju. Bog je vjeran. Neće dopustiti da vas kušnja nadvlada, nego će vam pokazati i izlaz iz nje da možete izdržati.

14 Zato se, dragi moji, klonite idolopoklonstva.

15 Razumni ste vi ljudi. Prosudite dakle sami je li istina što ću vam reći.

16 Nije li čaša koju posvećujemo za stolom Gospodnjim zajedništvo Kristove krvi? Nije li kruh koji lomimo zajedništvo Kristova tijela?

17 Time što svi jedemo od jednoga kruha pokazujemo da smo jedno tijelo.

18 Pogledajte Izraelce po tijelu! Svi koji blaguju žrtve dionici su žrtvenika.

19 Što želim reći? Da su žrtve idolima vrijedne ili da su idoli pravi bogovi?

20 Naprotiv! Kažem da pogani te žrtve prinose demonima, a ne Bogu. A ja ne želim da vi imate išta s demonima.

21 Ne možete piti i iz Gospodnjeg i iz vražjeg kaleža. Ne možete jesti i za Gospodnjim i za vražjim stolom.

22 Zar da izazivamo Gospodinovu ljubomoru? Mislite li da smo jači od njega?

23 Kaže se: 'Sve mi je dopušteno...' - ali ne služi mi sve na korist. 'Sve mi je dopušteno...' - ali sve ne izgrađuje.

24 Ne mislite samo na vlastito dobro. Brinite se o tome što je dobro za drugoga.

25 Jedite sve što se prodaje na tržnici i nemojte se zbog savjesti raspitivati je li žrtvovano idolima ili nije.

26 Jer 'Gospodinova je zemlja i sve na njoj.'[a]

27 Pozove li vas na objed nevjernik i želite li se odazvati, jedite sve što se pred vas stavi ne ispitujući ništa zaradi savjesti.

28 Ako vas tko upozori da je meso bilo žrtvovano idolima, nemojte ga jesti zaradi onoga koji vas je upozorio i zaradi njegove savjesti.

29 Ne zaradi svoje, nego zaradi njegove savjesti.'Zašto bi moju slobodu ograničavala tuđa savjest?' pitat ćete.

30 'Ako zahvaljujem Bogu za hranu koju jedem, zašto da me osuđuju zbog onoga što jedem?'

31 Jer bilo da jedete, pijete ili činite što drugo, sve činite Bogu na slavu!

32 Ne budite na sablazan nikome - ni židovima, ni poganima,[b] ni Božjoj crkvi.

33 Tako se i ja trudim svima u svemu ugoditi ne čineći ono što je najbolje za mene, već što je najbolje za njihovo spasenje.

Notas al pie

  1. Prva poslanica Korinćanima 10:26 Psalam 24:1.
  2. Prva poslanica Korinćanima 10:32 U grčkome: Grcima

King James Version

1 Corinthians 10

1Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;

And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea;

And did all eat the same spiritual meat;

And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.

But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.

Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.

Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.

10 Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.

11 Now all these things happened unto them for examples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come.

12 Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.

13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

14 Wherefore, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry.

15 I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.

16 The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?

17 For we being many are one bread, and one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.

18 Behold Israel after the flesh: are not they which eat of the sacrifices partakers of the altar?

19 What say I then? that the idol is any thing, or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing?

20 But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils.

21 Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils.

22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

23 All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.

24 Let no man seek his own, but every man another's wealth.

25 Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake:

26 For the earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof.

27 If any of them that believe not bid you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go; whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no question for conscience sake.

28 But if any man say unto you, this is offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not for his sake that shewed it, and for conscience sake: for the earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof:

29 Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the other: for why is my liberty judged of another man's conscience?

30 For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks?

31 Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

32 Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:

33 Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.