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1 Corinthians 9 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:1 - Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Haven't I seen Yeshua the Messiah, our Lord? Aren't you my work in the Lord?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:2 - If to others I am not an apostle, yet at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:3 - My defense to those who examine me is this.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:4 - Have we no right to eat and to drink?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:5 - Have we no right to take along a wife who is a believer, even as the rest of the apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Kefa?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:6 - Or have only Bar-Nabba and I no right to not work?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:7 - What soldier ever serves at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard, and doesn't eat of its fruit? Or who feeds a flock, and doesn't drink from the flock's milk?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:8 - Do I speak these things according to the ways of men? Or doesn't the law also say the same thing?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:9 - For it is written in the law of Moshe, "You shall not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain." Is it for the oxen that God cares,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:10 - or does he say it assuredly for our sake? Yes, it was written for our sake, because he who plows ought to plow in hope, and he who threshes in hope should partake of his hope.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:11 - If we sowed to you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we reap your fleshly things?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:12 - If others partake of this right over you, don't we yet more? Nevertheless we did not use this right, but we bear all things, that we may cause no hindrance to the Good News of Messiah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:13 - Don't you know that those who serve around sacred things eat from the things of the temple, and those who wait on the altar have their portion with the altar?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:14 - Even so the Lord ordained that those who proclaim the Good News should live from the Good News.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:15 - But I have used none of these things, and I don't write these things that it may be done so in my case; for I would rather die, than that anyone should make my boasting void.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:16 - For if I preach the Good News, I have nothing to boast about; for necessity is laid on me; but woe is to me, if I don't preach the Good News.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:17 - For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward. But if not of my own will, I have a stewardship entrusted to me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:18 - What then is my reward? That, when I preach the Good News, I may present the Good News of Messiah without charge, so as not to abuse my authority in the Good News.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:19 - For though I was free from all, I brought myself under bondage to all, that I might gain the more.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:20 - To the Yehudim I became as a Yehudi, that I might gain Yehudim; to those who are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain those who are under the law;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:21 - to those who are without law, as without law (not being without law toward God, but under law toward Messiah), that I might win those who are without law.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:22 - To the weak I became as weak, that I might gain the weak. I have become all things to all men, that I may by all means save some.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:23 - Now I do this for the Good News# sake, that I may be a joint partaker of it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:24 - Don't you know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run like that, that you may win.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:25 - Every man who strives in the games exercises self-control in all things. Now they do it to receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:26 - I therefore run like that, as not uncertainly. I fight like that, as not beating the air,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:27 - but I beat my body and bring it into submission, lest by any means, after I have preached to others, I myself should be rejected.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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