1 Corinthians 16:1-7 ESV

The Collection for the Saints

1 Now concerninga1the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do.

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    • £ 16:1 - The expression Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians' letter; see 7:1; also verse 12
      2 On 2the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, 3as he may prosper, 4so that there will be no collecting when I come.

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      3 And when I arrive, I will send 5those whom you accredit by letter to carry your gift to Jerusalem.

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      4 If it seems advisable that I should go also, they will accompany me.

      Plans for Travel

      5 6I will visit you after passing through 7Macedonia, for 8I intend to pass through Macedonia,

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      6 and perhaps I will stay with you or even spend the winter, so that you may 9help me on my journey, wherever I go.

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          7 For I do not want to see you now 10just in passing. I hope to spend some time with you, 11if the Lord permits.

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