1 Corinthians 16:2
New International Version
On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money in keeping with your income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections will have to be made.

New Living Translation
On the first day of each week, you should each put aside a portion of the money you have earned. Don't wait until I get there and then try to collect it all at once.

English Standard Version
On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come.

Berean Study Bible
On the first day of every week, each of you should set aside a portion of his income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections will be needed.

Berean Literal Bible
Every first of the week, let each of you put something aside, treasuring up whatever he may be prospered in, so that when I might come, then there should be no collections.

New American Standard Bible
On the first day of every week each one of you is to put aside and save, as he may prosper, so that no collections be made when I come.

King James Bible
Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

Christian Standard Bible
On the first day of the week, each of you is to set something aside and save in keeping with how he is prospering, so that no collections will need to be made when I come.

Contemporary English Version
That is, each Sunday each of you must put aside part of what you have earned. If you do this, you won't have to take up a collection when I come.

Good News Translation
Every Sunday each of you must put aside some money, in proportion to what you have earned, and save it up, so that there will be no need to collect money when I come.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On the first day of the week, each of you is to set something aside and save in keeping with how he prospers, so that no collections will need to be made when I come.

International Standard Version
After the Sabbath ends, each of you should set aside and save something from your surplus in proportion to what you have, so that no collections will have to be made when I arrive.

NET Bible
On the first day of the week, each of you should set aside some income and save it to the extent that God has blessed you, so that a collection will not have to be made when I come.

New Heart English Bible
On the first day of the week, let each one of you save, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
On every Sunday, let each person of you lay aside in his house and keep that which he can, so that when I come there will be no collections.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Every Sunday each of you should set aside some of your money and save it. Then money won't have to be collected when I come.

New American Standard 1977
On the first day of every week let each one of you put aside and save, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Each first sabbath let each one of you set aside in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no collections when I come.

King James 2000 Bible
Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

American King James Version
On the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

American Standard Version
Upon the first day of the week let each one of you lay by him in store, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.

Douay-Rheims Bible
On the first day of the week let every one of you put apart with himself, laying up what it shall well please him; that when I come, the collections be not then to be made.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

English Revised Version
Upon the first day of the week let each one of you lay by him in store, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.

Webster's Bible Translation
Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no collections when I come.

Weymouth New Testament
On the first day of every week let each of you put on one side and store up at his home whatever gain has been granted to him; so that whenever I come, there may then be no collections going on.

World English Bible
On the first day of the week, let each one of you save, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.

Young's Literal Translation
on every first day of the week, let each one of you lay by him, treasuring up whatever he may have prospered, that when I may come then collections may not be made;
Study Bible
The Collection for the Saints
1Now about the collection for the saints, you are to do as I directed the churches of Galatia: 2On the first day of every week, each of you should set aside a portion of his income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections will be needed. 3Then, on my arrival, I will send letters with those you recommend to carry your gift to Jerusalem.…
Cross References
Acts 20:7
On the first day of the week we came together to break bread. Since Paul was ready to leave the next day, he talked to them and kept on speaking until midnight.

2 Corinthians 8:3
For I testify that they gave according to their ability and even beyond it. Of their own accord,

2 Corinthians 8:10
And this is my opinion about what is helpful for you in this matter: Last year you were the first not only to give, but even to have such a desire.

2 Corinthians 9:3
But I am sending the brothers in order that our boasting about you in this matter should not prove empty, but that you will be prepared, just as I said.

2 Corinthians 9:4
Otherwise, if any Macedonians come with me and find you unprepared, we--to say nothing of you--would be ashamed of having been so confident.

Treasury of Scripture

On the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

the first.

Luke 24:1
Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.

John 20:19,26
Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you…

Acts 20:7
And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.

as God.

Genesis 26:12
Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year an hundredfold: and the LORD blessed him.

Genesis 30:27,30
And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake…

Genesis 32:10
I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I am become two bands.

that.

2 Corinthians 8:11
Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have.

2 Corinthians 9:3-5
Yet have I sent the brethren, lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this behalf; that, as I said, ye may be ready: …







Lexicon
On the first [day]
μίαν (mian)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1520: One. (including the neuter Hen); a primary numeral; one.

of every
κατὰ (kata)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

week,
σαββάτου (sabbatou)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4521: The Sabbath, a week.

each
ἕκαστος (hekastos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1538: Each (of more than two), every one. As if a superlative of hekas; each or every.

of you
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

should set
τιθέτω (tithetō)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 5087: To put, place, lay, set, fix, establish. A prolonged form of a primary theo to place.

aside
παρ’ (par’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 3844: Gen: from; dat: beside, in the presence of; acc: alongside of.

a portion
ἐὰν (ean)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1437: If. From ei and an; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.

of his income,
εὐοδῶται (euodōtai)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2137: From a compound of eu and hodos; to help on the road, i.e. succeed in reaching; figuratively, to succeed in business affairs.

saving it up,
θησαυρίζων (thēsaurizōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2343: To store up, treasure up, save, lay up. From thesauros; to amass or reserve.

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

when
ὅταν (hotan)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3752: When, whenever. From hote and an; whenever; also causatively inasmuch as.

I come
ἔλθω (elthō)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2064: To come, go.

no
μὴ (mē)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

collections
λογεῖαι (logeiai)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3048: From logos; a contribution.

will be needed.
γίνωνται (ginōntai)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.
(2) Upon the first day of the week.--The Greek phrase (as given in the best MSS.) is literally, on one of the Sabbaths--that being, after a Hebrew idiom, equivalent to "the day next after the Sabbath." Already the day of the week on which Christ had risen had become noted as a suitable day for distinctively Christian work and Christian worship. It does not yet seem to have been designated by the phrase by which it became subsequently universally known in Christendom--"the Lord's Day;" that name occurs first in Revelation 1:10. This would be a convenient as well as a suitable day for each one to set aside, as he had proposed, something, storing it up until the Apostle's arrival; for this was already the usual day for Christians assembling themselves together (Acts 20:7). I cannot think with Stanley and others that the Apostle means that each was to lay by "in his own house," and not in some general treasury. The object of this direction is expressly stated to be that the money should all be ready in bulk-sum when the Apostle came, so that his time and that of the Christian community during his visit might not be occupied with this, but with more profitable matters, which result would not have been accomplished if the offering had then to be gathered from each Christian home.

As God hath prospered him.--Better, whatsoever he may be prospered in. These words do not imply that only in cases of exceptional prosperity was a man to contribute, but every man was to give out of whatever fruits he had from his labour.

Verse 2. - Upon the first day of the week. This verse can hardly be said to imply any religious observance of the Sunday, which rests rather on Acts 20:7; Revelation 1:10; John 20:19, 26. Lay by him in store. The Greek phrase implies that the laying up was done at home, but when the money was accumulated, it was doubtless brought to the assembly and handed over to the presbyters. As God hath prospered him; rather, whatsoever he has been prospered in; i.e. all that his prosperity may permit. That there be no gatherings when I come; rather, that, when I come, there may then be no collections. When he came he did not wish his attention to be absorbed in serving tables. 16:1-9 The good examples of other Christians and churches should rouse us. It is good to lay up in store for good uses. Those who are rich in this world, should be rich in good works, 1Ti 6:17,18. The diligent hand will not make rich, without the Divine blessing, Pr 10:4,22. And what more proper to stir us up to charity to the people and children of God, than to look at all we have as his gift? Works of mercy are real fruits of true love to God, and are therefore proper services on his own day. Ministers are doing their proper business, when putting forward, or helping works of charity. The heart of a Christian minister must be towards the people among whom he has laboured long, and with success. All our purposes must be made with submission to the Divine providence, Jas 4:15. Adversaries and opposition do not break the spirits of faithful and successful ministers, but warm their zeal, and inspire them with fresh courage. A faithful minister is more discouraged by the hardness of his hearers' hearts, and the backslidings of professors, than by the enemies' attempts.
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