1 Corinthians 16
Darby Bible Translation

The Collection for the Saints

1Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I directed the assemblies of Galatia, so do *ye* do also. 2On [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. 3And when I am arrived, whomsoever ye shall approve, these I will send with letters to carry your bounty to Jerusalem: 4and if it be suitable that *I* also should go, they shall go with me.

Paul's Plans for Travel

(Romans 15:23-33)

5But I will come to you when I shall have gone through Macedonia; for I do go through Macedonia. 6But perhaps I will stay with you, or even winter with you, that *ye* may set me forward wheresoever I may go. 7For I will not see you now in passing, for I hope to remain a certain time with you, if the Lord permit. 8But I remain in Ephesus until Pentecost. 9For a great door is opened to me and an effectual [one], and [the] adversaries many.

Timothy Commended

10Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear; for he works the work of the Lord, even as I. 11Let 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.

12Now 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.

Concluding Exhortations

13Be vigilant; stand fast in the faith; quit yourselves like men; be strong. 14Let all things ye do be done in love.

15But 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,) 16that *ye* should also be subject to such, and to every one joined in the work and labouring. 17But I rejoice in the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus; because *they* have supplied what was lacking on your part. 18For they have refreshed my spirit and yours: own therefore such.

Paul's Final Greetings

(2 Thessalonians 3:16-18)

19The assemblies of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla, with the assembly in their house, salute you much in [the] Lord. 20All the brethren salute you. Salute one another with a holy kiss.

21The salutation of [me] Paul with my own hand. 22If any one love not the Lord [Jesus Christ] let him be Anathema Maranatha. 23The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ [be] with you. 24My love [be] with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.

Darby Bible Translation

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