HomeNew Testament1 Corinthians

First Corinthians 13 is written as a chiasm with the center, which is being emphasized, defining love negatively (1 Cor 13:4b-6). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/1-Cor-13.1-13a-Chiasm.pdf

First Corinthians 11:2-14:40 is written as a chiasm with the emphasis on the center being on love (1 Cor 13). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/1-Cor-11.2-14.40a-Chiasm.pdf

In 1 Corinthians 15:1-7 Paul makes it very clear that the gospel (1 Cor 15:1) is not simply that " Christ died for our sins" (1 Cor 15:3) but "that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day" (1 Cor 15:4) and appeared to hundreds (1 Cor 15:5-8). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/1-Cor-15.1-8a-The-Gospel.pdf

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In 1 Corinthians 16:22-24 the center and climax is "Maranatha," the Aramaic for "Come, Lord" (I Cor 16:22b).AIf anyone does not love the

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In 1 Corinthians 15:51-52 the center and climax is "in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In 1 Corinthians 12:13 the center and climax is that Jews and Greeks, slaves or free, are all part of

A chiasm is a literary structure where themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is often the climax of the passage. In 1 Corinthians 11:33-34 the center is rules for eating together (1 Cor 11:33b-34a).ASo then, my brethren, when you come together (11:33a)Bto eat,

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In 1 Corinthians 11:27-34 the center and climax is "if we judged ourselves rightly, we would not be judged"(1 Cor

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In   1 Corinthians 11:17-34 the center and climax is Jesus saying after he broke the bread, you; do this

The most significant part of a chiasm is its middle. In the case of I Corinthians 10:1-2 the significant phrase is that this was a baptism. It was a baptism of water, the Red Sea, and of the Spirit in the Glory Cloud which was leading them to the Promised Land. Compare Matthew 3:16 and