1 Corinthians 16:13-23 NIV

13 Be on your guard; stand firm1 in the faith; be men of courage; be strong.2

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14 Do everything in love.3

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15 You know that the household of Stephanas4 were the first converts5 in Achaia,6 and they have devoted themselves to the service7 of the saints.8 I urge you, brothers,

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16 to submit9 to such as these and to everyone who joins in the work, and labors at it.

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17 I was glad when Stephanas, Fortunatus and Achaicus arrived, because they have supplied what was lacking from you.10

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18 For they refreshed11 my spirit and yours also. Such men deserve recognition.12

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Final Greetings

19 The churches in the province of Asia13 send you greetings. Aquila and Priscillaa14 greet you warmly in the Lord, and so does the church that meets at their house.15

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    • a 16:19 - Greek "Prisca", a variant of "Priscilla"
      20 All the brothers here send you greetings. Greet one another with a holy kiss.16

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      21 I, Paul, write this greeting in my own hand.17

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      22 If anyone does not love the Lord 18--a curse19 be on him. Come, O Lord b !20

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        • b 16:22 - In Aramaic the expression "Come, O Lord" is "Marana tha."
          23 The grace of the Lord Jesus be with you.21

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