1 Corinthians 16:3
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English Standard Version
And when I arrive, I will send those whom you accredit by letter to carry your gift to Jerusalem.

King James Bible
And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.

American Standard Version
And when I arrive, whomsoever ye shall approve, them will I send with letters to carry your bounty unto Jerusalem:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when I shall be with you, whomsoever you shall approve by letters, them will I send to carry your grace to Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
And when I arrive, whomsoever ye shall approve by letters, them will I send to carry your bounty unto Jerusalem:

Webster's Bible Translation
And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality to Jerusalem.

Weymouth New Testament
And when I am with you, whatever brethren you accredit by letter I will send to carry your kind gift to Jerusalem.

1 Corinthians 16:3 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Approve by your letters

So A.V. and Rev. Others, however, connect by letters with will I send, making the letters to be Paul's introduction to the church at Jerusalem. The latter is preferable. The givers are to choose the bearers of the collection; Paul, as the originator and apostolic steward of the collection, will send the money.

1 Corinthians 16:3 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

when. ch..

1 Corinthians 4:19-21 But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord will, and will know, not the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power...

1 Corinthians 11:34 And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that you come not together to condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come.

whomsoever.

Acts 6:1-6 And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews...

2 Corinthians 8:19-24 And not that only, but who was also chosen of the churches to travel with us with this grace...

liberality. Gr. gift.

2 Corinthians 8:4,6,19 Praying us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take on us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints...

Cross References
1 Corinthians 16:4
If it seems advisable that I should go also, they will accompany me.

2 Corinthians 3:1
Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation to you, or from you?

2 Corinthians 8:18
With him we are sending the brother who is famous among all the churches for his preaching of the gospel.

2 Corinthians 8:19
And not only that, but he has been appointed by the churches to travel with us as we carry out this act of grace that is being ministered by us, for the glory of the Lord himself and to show our good will.

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