1 Corinthians 16
He exhorteth them to relieve the want of the brethren at Jerusalem:
1 Corinthians 16:1 Of the gadderynge for the saynctes as I have ordeyned in the congregacios of Galacia even so do ye. 1 Corinthians 16:2 Vpon some sondaye let every one of you put a syde at home and laye vp what soever he thinketh mete that ther be no gaderinges when I come. 1 Corinthians 16:3 When I am come whosoever ye shall alowe by youre letters them will I sende to bringe youre liberalite vnto Ierusalem. 1 Corinthians 16:4 And yf it be mete yt I goo they shall go with me. 1 Corinthians 16:5 I will come vnto you after I have gone over Macedonia. For I will goo thorowout Macedonia. 1 Corinthians 16:6 With you paraveture I wyll abyde awhyle: or els winter that ye maye brynge me on my waye whyther soever I goo. 1 Corinthians 16:7 I will 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 will tary at Ephesus untyll whit sontyde. 1 Corinthians 16:9 For a greate dore and a frutefull is opened vnto me: and ther are many adversaries.
1 Corinthians 16:10 If Timotheus come se yt he be with out feare with you. For he worketh the worke of the Lorde as I doo. 1 Corinthians 16:11 Let no man despyse him: but convaye him forthe in peace yt he maye come vnto me. For I loke for him with the brethre. 1 Corinthians 16:12 To speake of brother Apollo: I greatly desyred him to come vnto you with ye brethren but his mynde was not at all to come at this tyme. How be it he will come when he shall have conveniet tyme.
and after friendly admonitions,
1 Corinthians 16:13 Watche ye stonde fast in the fayth auyte you lyke men and be stronge. 1 Corinthians 16:14 Let all youre busynes be done in love. 1 Corinthians 16:15 Brethren (ye knowe the housse of Stephana how yt they are the fyrst frutes of Achaia and that they have appoynted them selves to minister vnto the saynctes)
shutteth up his epistle with divers salutations.
1 Corinthians 16:16 I beseche you yt ye be obedient vnto soche and to all that helpe and laboure. 1 Corinthians 16:17 I am gladde of the comynge of Stephana Fortunatus and Achaicus: for that which was lackinge on youre parte they have supplied. 1 Corinthians 16:18 They have comforted my sprete and youres. Loke therfore that ye knowe them that are soche. 1 Corinthians 16:19 The congregacions of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you moche in the Lorde and so doeth the congregacio that is in their housse. 1 Corinthians 16:20 All the brethren grete you. Grete ye one another with an holy kysse. 1 Corinthians 16:21 The salutacion of me Paul with myne awne hande. 1 Corinthians 16:22 Yf eny man love not the Lorde Iesus Christ the same be anathema maranatha. 1 Corinthians 16:23 The grace of ye Lorde Iesus Christ be with you all. 1 Corinthians 16:24 My love be with you all in Christ Iesu. Amen.