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1 Corinthians 16

He exhorteth them to relieve the want of the brethren at Jerusalem:

1 Corinthians 16:1 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I directed the assemblies of Galatia, so do *ye* do also. 1 Corinthians 16:2 On [the] first of [the] week let each of you put by at home, laying up [in] whatever [degree] he may have prospered, that there may be no collections when I come. 1 Corinthians 16:3 And when I am arrived, whomsoever ye shall approve, these I will send with letters to carry your bounty to Jerusalem: 1 Corinthians 16:4 and if it be suitable that *I* also should go, they shall go with me. 1 Corinthians 16:5 But I will come to you when I shall have gone through Macedonia; for I do go through Macedonia. 1 Corinthians 16:6 But perhaps I will stay with you, or even winter with you, that *ye* may set me forward wheresoever I may go. 1 Corinthians 16:7 For I will not see you now in passing, for I hope to remain a certain time with you, if the Lord permit. 1 Corinthians 16:8 But I remain in Ephesus until Pentecost. 1 Corinthians 16:9 For a great door is opened to me and an effectual [one], and [the] adversaries many.

commendeth Timothy:

1 Corinthians 16:10 Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear; for he works the work of the Lord, even as I. 1 Corinthians 16:11 Let not therefore any one despise him; but set him forward in peace, that he may come to me; for I expect him with the brethren. 1 Corinthians 16:12 Now concerning the brother Apollos, I begged him much that he would go to you with the brethren; but it was not at all [his] will to go now; but he will come when he shall have good opportunity.

and after friendly admonitions,

1 Corinthians 16:13 Be vigilant; stand fast in the faith; quit yourselves like men; be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:14 Let all things ye do be done in love. 1 Corinthians 16:15 But I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruits of Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the saints for service,)

shutteth up his epistle with divers salutations.

1 Corinthians 16:16 that *ye* should also be subject to such, and to every one joined in the work and labouring. 1 Corinthians 16:17 But I rejoice in the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus; because *they* have supplied what was lacking on your part. 1 Corinthians 16:18 For they have refreshed my spirit and yours: own therefore such. 1 Corinthians 16:19 The assemblies of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla, with the assembly in their house, salute you much in [the] Lord. 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 my own hand. 1 Corinthians 16:22 If any one love not the Lord [Jesus Christ] 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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