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1 Corinthians 16:3-13 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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3 And when I come , whomsoever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem. 3 Then, when I arrive, I will give letters of introduction to the men you approve and send them with your gift to Jerusalem.
4 And if it be meet that I go also, they shall go with me. 4 If it seems advisable for me to go also, they will accompany me.
5 Now I will come unto you, when I shall pass through Macedonia: for I do pass through Macedonia. 5 After I go through Macedonia, I will come to you--for I will be going through Macedonia.
6 And it may be that I will abide , yea, and winter with you, that ye may bring me on my journey whithersoever I go . 6 Perhaps I will stay with you awhile, or even spend the winter, so that you can help me on my journey, wherever I go.
7 For I will not see you now by the way; but I trust to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit . 7 I do not want to see you now and make only a passing visit; I hope to spend some time with you, if the Lord permits.
8 But I will tarry at Ephesus until Pentecost. 8 But I will stay on at Ephesus until Pentecost,
9 For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries . 9 because a great door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many who oppose me.
10 Now if Timotheus come , see that he may be with you without fear: for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also do. 10 If Timothy comes, see to it that he has nothing to fear while he is with you, for he is carrying on the work of the Lord, just as I am.
11 Let no man therefore despise him: but conduct him forth in peace, that he may come unto me: for I look for him with the brethren. 11 No one, then, should refuse to accept him. Send him on his way in peace so that he may return to me. I am expecting him along with the brothers.
12 As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with the brethren: but his will was not at all to come at this time; but he will come when he shall have convenient time . 12 Now about our brother Apollos: I strongly urged him to go to you with the brothers. He was quite unwilling to go now, but he will go when he has the opportunity.
13 Watch ye , stand fast in the faith, quit you like men , be strong . 13 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong.