1 Corinthians 16:6

6 but maybe I can stay awhile with you - maybe even spend the winter? Then you could give me a good send-off, wherever I may be headed next.

1 Corinthians 16:6 Meaning and Commentary

1 Corinthians 16:6

And it may be that I will abide
He could not be certain what calls in Providence he might have to some other places, where his presence would be necessary:

yea, and winter with you;
stay all winter with them, for the space of three months, as we read he did in Greece, ( Acts 20:1-3 ) .

That ye may bring me on my journey whithersoever I go;
both by accompanying him in person themselves, in token of honour and respect, and by providing things necessary for his journey; see ( Acts 15:3 ) ( 21:5 ) .

1 Corinthians 16:6 In-Context

4 If you think it best that I go along, I'll be glad to travel with them.
5 I plan to visit you after passing through northern Greece. I won't be staying long there,
6 but maybe I can stay awhile with you - maybe even spend the winter? Then you could give me a good send-off, wherever I may be headed next.
7 I don't want to just drop by in between other "primary" destinations. I want a good, long, leisurely visit. If the Master agrees, we'll have it!
8 For the present, I'm staying right here in Ephesus.