1 Corinthians 16:21

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

1 Corinthians 16:21 in Other Translations

KJV
21 The salutation of me Paul with mine own hand.
ESV
21 I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand.
NLT
21 HERE IS MY GREETING IN MY OWN HANDWRITING—PAUL .
MSG
21 And I, Paul - in my own handwriting! - send you my regards.
CSB
21 This greeting is in my own hand-Paul.

1 Corinthians 16:21 Meaning and Commentary

1 Corinthians 16:21

The salutation of me Paul with mine own hand.
] The apostle had an "amanuensis", that wrote the epistle for him; but to prevent counterfeits, and that the church to whom he wrote might be assured of the genuineness of the epistle, that it was truly his own, he wrote with his own hand his common salutation; see ( 2 Thessalonians 3:17 2 Thessalonians 3:18 ) , and which is not in the following words, but what is expressed in ( 1 Corinthians 16:23 ) .

1 Corinthians 16:21 In-Context

19 The churches in the province of Asia send you greetings. Aquila and Priscilla greet you warmly in the Lord, and so does the church that meets at their house.
20 All the brothers and sisters here send you greetings. Greet one another with a holy kiss.
21 I, Paul, write this greeting in my own hand.
22 If anyone does not love the Lord, let that person be cursed! Come, Lord !
23 The grace of the Lord Jesus be with you.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Galatians 6:11; Colossians 4:18; 2 Thessalonians 3:17; Philemon 19