1 Corinthians 16
He exhorteth them to relieve the want of the brethren at Jerusalem:
1 Corinthians 16:1 Concernyng the gatherynge for the sainctes, as I haue ordeyned in the congregacyons of Galacia, euen so do ye. 1 Corinthians 16:2 Upon some Saboth daye let euery one of you put a syde at home, and laye vp whatsoeuer is mete, that there be no gatherynges when I come. 1 Corinthians 16:3 When I am come, whomsoeuer ye shall alowe by youre letters, them wyll I sende, to brynge youre liberalyte vnto Ierusalem. 1 Corinthians 16:4 And yf it be mete that I go also, they shall go wt me. 1 Corinthians 16:5 I wyll come vnto you whan I go ouer to Macedonia. For I wyll go thorowe out Macedonia. 1 Corinthians 16:6 With you parauenture I wyll abyde a whyle: or els tary all wynter, that ye maye brynge me on my waye, whythersoeuer I go. 1 Corinthians 16:7 I wyll not se you now in my passage: but I trust to abyde a whyle with you, yf God shall suffre me. 1 Corinthians 16:8 I wyll tary at Ephesus, vntyll the fyftyeth daye. 1 Corinthians 16:9 For a greate dore and a frutefull is opened vnto me and ther are many aduersaryes.
1 Corinthians 16:10 If Timotheus come, se that he be with out feare with you. For he worketh the worcke of the Lorde, as I do: 1 Corinthians 16:11 let no man therfore despyse him. but conuaye hym forth in peace, that he maye come vnto me. For I loke for him with the brethren. 1 Corinthians 16:12 To speake of brother Apollo I greatly desyred him, to come vnto you with the brethren, but his mynde was not at all to come at this tyme. Howbeit, he wyll come, when he shall haue conuenient tyme.
and after friendly admonitions,
1 Corinthians 16:13 Watche ye, stonde fast in the fayth, quyte you lyke men, be stronge. 1 Corinthians 16:14 Let all youre busynes be done with loue. 1 Corinthians 16:15 Brethren, ye knowe the house of Stephana how that they are the fyrst frutes of Achaia, and that they haue apoynted them selues to minister vnto the sainctes:
shutteth up his epistle with divers salutations.
1 Corinthians 16:16 I beseche you that ye be obedient vnto soche, and to all that helpe and laboure. 1 Corinthians 16:17 I am glad of the commynge of Stephana & Fortunatus and Achaicus: for that whych was lackinge vnto me on youre parte they haue supplied. 1 Corinthians 16:18 For they haue comforted my sprete & youres. Loke therfore þt ye knowe them that are soche. 1 Corinthians 16:19 The congregacyons of Asia salute you Aquila and Priscilla salute you moch in the Lorde, and so doeth the congregacyon that is in their house. 1 Corinthians 16:20 All the brethren grete you Grete ye one another with an holy kysse. 1 Corinthians 16:21 The salutacyon of me Paul with myne awne hande. 1 Corinthians 16:22 If eny man loue not the Lord Iesus Christ, the same be Anathema maranatha. 1 Corinthians 16:23 The grace of þe Lord Iesus Christ be with you: 1 Corinthians 16:24 My loue be with you all in Christ Iesu. Amen.