1 Corinthians 16 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

1 Corinthians 16


1 Corinthians 16:1

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I gave order to the churches of Galatia, so also do ye.

1 Corinthians 16:2

Upon the first day of the week let each one of you lay by him in store, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:3

And when I arrive, whomsoever ye shall approve, them will I send with letters to carry your bounty unto Jerusalem:

1 Corinthians 16:4

and if it be meet for me to go also, they shall go with me.

1 Corinthians 16:5

But I will come unto you, when I shall have passed through Macedonia; for I pass through Macedonia;

1 Corinthians 16:6

but with you it may be that I shall abide, or even winter, that ye may set me forward on my journey whithersoever I go.

1 Corinthians 16:7

For I do not wish to see you now by the way; for I hope to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit.

1 Corinthians 16:8

But I will tarry at Ephesus until Pentecost;

1 Corinthians 16:9

for a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries.

1 Corinthians 16:10

Now if Timothy come, see that he be with you without fear; for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also do:

1 Corinthians 16:11

let no man therefore despise him. But set him forward on his journey in peace, that he may come unto me: for I expect him with the brethren.

1 Corinthians 16:12

But as touching Apollos the brother, I besought him much to come unto you with the brethren: and it was not all [his] will to come now; but he will come when he shall have opportunity.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Let all that ye do be done in love.

1 Corinthians 16:15

Now I beseech you, brethren (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have set themselves to minister unto the saints),

1 Corinthians 16:16

that ye also be in subjection unto such, and to every one that helpeth in the work and laboreth.

1 Corinthians 16:17

And I rejoice at the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus: for that which was lacking on your part they supplied.

1 Corinthians 16:18

For they refreshed my spirit and yours: acknowledge ye therefore them that are such.

1 Corinthians 16:19

The churches of Asia salute you. Aquila and Prisca salute you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.

1 Corinthians 16:20

All the brethren salute you. Salute one another with a holy kiss.

1 Corinthians 16:21

The salutation of me Paul with mine own hand.

1 Corinthians 16:22

If any man loveth not the Lord, let him be anathema. Maranatha.

1 Corinthians 16:23

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

1 Corinthians 16:24

My love be with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.

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