1 Corinthians 9:6
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English Standard Version
Or is it only Barnabas and I who have no right to refrain from working for a living?

King James Bible
Or I only and Barnabas, have not we power to forbear working?

American Standard Version
Or I only and Barnabas, have we not a right to forbear working?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Or I only and Barnabas, have not we power to do this?

English Revised Version
Or I only and Barnabas, have we not a right to forbear working?

Webster's Bible Translation
Or I only and Barnabas, have we not power to forbear working?

Weymouth New Testament
Or again, is it only Barnabas and myself who are not at liberty to give up working with our hands?

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Vincent's Word Studies

Barnabas

The only mention of Barnabas along with Paul since the quarrel, Acts 15:39.

Forbear working

For their own support. Ἑργάζεσθαι to work, is the regular word for manual labor. See Matthew 21:28; Acts 18:3. See on 3 John 1:5; and see on trade, Revelation 18:17.

1 Corinthians 9:6 Parallel Commentaries

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Barnabas.

Acts 4:36 And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation,) a Levite...

Acts 11:22 Then tidings of these things came to the ears of the church which was in Jerusalem: and they sent forth Barnabas...

Acts 13:1,2,50 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger...

Acts 14:12 And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker.

Acts 15:36,37 And some days after Paul said to Barnabas...

have.

1 Corinthians 4:11,12 Even to this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling place...

Acts 18:3 And because he was of the same craft, he stayed with them, and worked: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

Acts 20:34,35 Yes, you yourselves know, that these hands have ministered to my necessities, and to them that were with me...

1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you remember, brothers, our labor and travail: for laboring night and day, because we would not be chargeable to any of you...

2 Thessalonians 3:7-9 For yourselves know how you ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you...

Cross References
Acts 4:36
Thus Joseph, who was also called by the apostles Barnabas (which means son of encouragement), a Levite, a native of Cyprus,

1 Corinthians 11:16
If anyone is inclined to be contentious, we have no such practice, nor do the churches of God.

2 Corinthians 11:8
I robbed other churches by accepting support from them in order to serve you.

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