1 Corinthians 16
He exhorteth them to relieve the want of the brethren at Jerusalem:
1 Corinthians 16:1 Of the gatheringe for the sainctes, as I haue ordeined in the congregations of Galatia, euen, so do ye. 1 Corinthians 16:2 Vpon some sonday let euerye one of you put a syde at home, and laye vp whatsoeuer he thinketh meate that there be no gatheringes when I come. 1 Corinthians 16:3 When I am come, whomsoeuer ye shall alowe by youre letters, them will I sende to bringe your liberalitie vnto Ierusalem. 1 Corinthians 16:4 And yf it be mete that I go, they shal go with me. 1 Corinthians 16:5 I wyl come vnto you after I haue gone ouer Macedonia. For I wyl go throughout Macedonia. 1 Corinthians 16:6 With you peraduenture I wil abide a while, or els winter, that ye maye bringe me on my waye whethersoeuer I go. 1 Corinthians 16:7 I wil not se you nowe in my passage: but I truste to abyde a while wyth you, yf God shal suffer me. 1 Corinthians 16:8 I wyll tary at Ephesus vntyl whitsontyde. 1 Corinthians 16:9 For a greate dore, and a frutefull is opened to me, and there are manye aduersaryes.
1 Corinthians 16:10 If Timotheus come, se that he be with you. For he worketh the worke of the Lorde as I do. 1 Corinthians 16:11 Let no man despyse hym: but conuaye hym forthe in peace, that he maye come vnto me. For I loke for hym wyth the brethren. 1 Corinthians 16:12 To speake of brother Apollo: I greatlye desyred hym to come vnto you wyth the brethren but hys mynd was not at all to come at this tyme. Howbeit he wil come when he shal haue conueniente tyme.
and after friendly admonitions,
1 Corinthians 16:13 Watche ye, stande faste in the fayth, quyte you lyke men and be stronge, 1 Corinthians 16:14 & let youre busynes be done in loue. 1 Corinthians 16:15 Brethren (ye know the house of Stephana, howe that they are the fyrste fruites of Achaia, and that they haue appoynted 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 suche, and to all that helpe and laboure. 1 Corinthians 16:17 I am glad of the comminge of Stephana. Fortunatus and Achaichus: for that which was lackinge on youre parte, they haue supplied. 1 Corinthians 16:18 They haue comforted my spyrite and youres. Loke therfore that ye knowe them that are suche. 1 Corinthians 16:19 The congregations of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscylla salute you muche in the Lorde, and so doth the congregation that is in theyr house. 1 Corinthians 16:20 Al the brethren grete you. Grete ye one another wyth an holy kysse. 1 Corinthians 16:21 The salutation of me Paule with myne owne hande. 1 Corinthians 16:22 Yf anye man loue not the Lorde Iesus Christ the same be anathema maranatha. 1 Corinthians 16:23 The grace of the Lorde Iesus Christe be wyth you all, 1 Corinthians 16:24 My loue be wyth you all in Christe Iesus. Amen.