1 Corinthians 9:13
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English Standard Version
Do you not know that those who are employed in the temple service get their food from the temple, and those who serve at the altar share in the sacrificial offerings?

King James Bible
Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things live of the things of the temple? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar?

American Standard Version
Know ye not that they that minister about sacred things eat of the things of the temple, and they that wait upon the altar have their portion with the altar?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Know you not, that they who work in the holy place, eat the things that are of the holy place; and they that serve the altar, partake with the altar?

English Revised Version
Know ye not that they which minister about sacred things eat of the things of the temple, and they which wait upon the altar have their portion with the altar?

Webster's Bible Translation
Do ye not know that they who minister about holy things live from the things of the temple, and they who wait at the altar are partakers with the altar?

Weymouth New Testament
Do you not know that those who perform the sacred rites have their food from the sacred place, and that those who serve at the altar all alike share with the altar?

1 Corinthians 9:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Minister (ἐργαζόμενοι)

Lit, work or perform. Never in classical Greek of being engaged in sacred rites.

Wait (παρεδρεύοντες)

Etymologically akin to πάρεδρος sitting beside. See on 1 Corinthians 7:35. Only here in the New Testament.

Altar (θυσιαστηρίῳ)

See on Acts 17:23.

1 Corinthians 9:13 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they.

1 Corinthians 10:18 Behold Israel after the flesh: are not they which eat of the sacrifices partakers of the altar?

Leviticus 6:16-18,26 And the remainder thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat: with unleavened bread shall it be eaten in the holy place...

Leviticus 7:6-8 Every male among the priests shall eat thereof: it shall be eaten in the holy place: it is most holy...

Numbers 5:9,10 And every offering of all the holy things of the children of Israel, which they bring to the priest, shall be his...

Numbers 18:8-20 And the LORD spoke to Aaron, Behold...

Deuteronomy 10:9 Why Levi has no part nor inheritance with his brothers; the LORD is his inheritance, according as the LORD your God promised him.

Deuteronomy 18:1-5 The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance with Israel...

1 Samuel 2:28 And did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer on my altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me?...

live. or, feed.

Cross References
Leviticus 6:16
And the rest of it Aaron and his sons shall eat. It shall be eaten unleavened in a holy place. In the court of the tent of meeting they shall eat it.

Leviticus 6:18
Every male among the children of Aaron may eat of it, as decreed forever throughout your generations, from the LORD's food offerings. Whatever touches them shall become holy."

Leviticus 6:26
The priest who offers it for sin shall eat it. In a holy place it shall be eaten, in the court of the tent of meeting.

Leviticus 7:6
Every male among the priests may eat of it. It shall be eaten in a holy place. It is most holy.

Leviticus 7:7
The guilt offering is just like the sin offering; there is one law for them. The priest who makes atonement with it shall have it.

Leviticus 7:31
The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall be for Aaron and his sons.

Leviticus 21:22
He may eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy and of the holy things,

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