1 Corinthians 16:21

21 I, Paul, write 1this greeting with my own hand.

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 of Asia send you greetings. Aquila and Prisca, together with the church in their house, send you hearty greetings in the Lord.
20 All the brothers send you greetings. Greet one another with a holy kiss.
21 I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand.
22 If anyone has no love for the Lord, let him be accursed. Our Lord, come!
23 The grace of the Lord Jesus be with you.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Colossians 4:18; 2 Thessalonians 3:17; [Romans 16:22; Galatians 6:11; Philemon 19]