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1 Corinthians 9:1 LEB

Paul Gives Up His Rights as an Apostle

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

References for 1 Corinthians 9:1

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      • a 9:6 - Literally "not to work"
      • b 9:7 - Some manuscripts have "Or who"
      • c 9:7 - Literally "eat"
      • d 9:9 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("threshing") which is understood as temporal
      • e 9:9 - A quotation from Deut 25:4
      • f 9:9 - *The negative construction in Greek anticipates a negative answer here
      • g 9:10 - Literally "for the sake of us"
      • h 9:10 - Literally "for the sake of us"
      • i 9:18 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("proclaim the gospel") which is understood as temporal
      • j 9:19 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("am") which is understood as concessive
      • k 9:20 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("am") which is understood as concessive
      • l 9:21 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("am") which is understood as concessive
      • m 9:27 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("preaching") which is understood as temporal