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1 Corinthians 16 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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The Collection for the Saints

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:1 - Now concerning[fn] the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:2 - On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:3 - And when I arrive, I will send those whom you accredit by letter to carry your gift to Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:4 - If it seems advisable that I should go also, they will accompany me.

Plans for Travel

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:5 - I will visit you after passing through Macedonia, for I intend to pass through Macedonia,

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:6 - and perhaps I will stay with you or even spend the winter, so that you may help me on my journey, wherever I go.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:7 - For I do not want to see you now just in passing. I hope to spend some time with you, if the Lord permits.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:8 - But I will stay in Ephesus until Pentecost,

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:9 - for a wide door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:10 - When Timothy comes, see that you put him at ease among you, for he is doing the work of the Lord, as I am.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:11 - So let no one despise him. Help him on his way in peace, that he may return to me, for I am expecting him with the brothers.

Final Instructions

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:12 - Now concerning our brother Apollos, I strongly urged him to visit you with the other brothers, but it was not at all his will[fn] to come now. He will come when he has opportunity.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:13 - Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:14 - Let all that you do be done in love.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:15 - Now I urge you, brothers[fn]—you know that the household[fn] of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the service of the saints—

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:16 - be subject to such as these, and to every fellow worker and laborer.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:17 - I rejoice at the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus, because they have made up for your absence,

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:18 - for they refreshed my spirit as well as yours. Give recognition to such people.

Greetings

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:19 - The churches of Asia send you greetings. Aquila and Prisca, together with the church in their house, send you hearty greetings in the Lord.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:20 - All the brothers send you greetings. Greet one another with a holy kiss.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:21 - I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:22 - If anyone has no love for the Lord, let him be accursed. Our Lord, come![fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:23 - The grace of the Lord Jesus be with you.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:24 - My love be with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.
ESV Footnotes
The expression Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians’ letter; see 7:1; also verse 12
Or God’s will for him
Or brothers and sisters; also verse 20
Greek house
Greek Maranatha (a transliteration of Aramaic)
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