4And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.
5But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
6Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
7Neither be you idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.
8Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.
9Neither let us test Christ, as some of them also tested him, and were destroyed by serpents.
10Neither murmur you, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed by the destroyer.
11Now all these things happened unto them for examples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are come.
12Therefore let him that thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.
13There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.
14Therefore, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry.