1 Corinthians 9:1-6 NIV

Paul’s Rights as an Apostle

1 Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not the result of my work in the Lord?

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      2 Even though I may not be an apostle to others, surely I am to you! For you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

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      3 This is my defense to those who sit in judgment on me.
      4 Don’t we have the right to food and drink?

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      5 Don’t we have the right to take a believing wife along with us, as do the other apostles and the Lord’s brothers and Cephasa ?

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          6 Or is it only I and Barnabas who lack the right to not work for a living?

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