New Living Translation
You know that Stephanas and his household were the first of the harvest of believers in Greece, and they are spending their lives in service to God's people. I urge you, dear brothers and sisters,
King James Bible
I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)
Darby Bible Translation
But 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,)
World English Bible
Now I beg you, brothers (you know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have set themselves to serve the saints),
Young's Literal Translation
And I entreat you, brethren, ye have known the household of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruit of Achaia, and to the ministration to the saints they did set themselves --
1 Corinthians 16:15 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:15 The first fruits of Achaia - The first converts in that province.
LibraryThe Clergyman and the Prayer Book.
Dear pages of ancestral prayer, Illumined all with Scripture gold, In you we seem the faith to share Of saints and seers of old. Whene'er in worship's blissful hour The Pastor lends your heart a voice, Let his own spirit feel your power, And answer, and rejoice. In the present chapter I deal a little with the spirit and work of the Clergyman in his ministration of the ordered Services of the Church, reserving the work of the Pulpit for later treatment. THE PRAYER BOOK NOT PERFECT BUT INESTIMABLE. …
Handley C. G. Moule—To My Younger Brethren
"And Watch unto Prayer. "
For if they be Urged from the Gospel that they Should Put Nothing By...
But when Gallio became governor of Achaia, some Jews rose up together against Paul and brought him before the governor for judgment.
When God's people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality.
Pray that I will be rescued from those in Judea who refuse to obey God. Pray also that the believers there will be willing to accept the donation I am taking to Jerusalem.
Also give my greetings to the church that meets in their home. Greet my dear friend Epenetus. He was the first person from the province of Asia to become a follower of Christ.
1 Corinthians 1:16
(Oh yes, I also baptized the household of Stephanas, but I don't remember baptizing anyone else.)
1 Corinthians 16:1
Now regarding your question about the money being collected for God's people in Jerusalem. You should follow the same procedure I gave to the churches in Galatia.
Jump to PreviousAchaia Acha'ia Addicted Beg Beseech Christ Converts Devoted Earliest Entreat First First-Fruit Firstfruits First-Fruits Fruits God's Greek House Household Minister Ministration Ministry Request Saints Servants Serve Service Stephanas Steph'anas Themselves Urge
Jump to NextAchaia Acha'ia Addicted Beg Beseech Christ Converts Devoted Earliest Entreat First First-Fruit Firstfruits First-Fruits Fruits God's Greek House Household Minister Ministration Ministry Request Saints Servants Serve Service Stephanas Steph'anas Themselves Urge
Links1 Corinthians 16:15 NIV
1 Corinthians 16:15 NLT
1 Corinthians 16:15 ESV
1 Corinthians 16:15 NASB
1 Corinthians 16:15 KJV
1 Corinthians 16:15 Bible Apps
1 Corinthians 16:15 Biblia Paralela
1 Corinthians 16:15 Chinese Bible
1 Corinthians 16:15 French Bible
1 Corinthians 16:15 German Bible
1 Corinthians 16:15 Commentaries