1 Corinthians 16:21

21 HERE IS MY GREETING IN MY OWN HANDWRITING—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 here in the province of Asia send greetings in the Lord, as do Aquila and Priscilla and all the others who gather in their home for church meetings.
20 All the brothers and sisters here send greetings to you. Greet each other with a sacred kiss.
21 HERE IS MY GREETING IN MY OWN HANDWRITING—PAUL .
22 If anyone does not love the Lord, that person is cursed. Our Lord, come!
23 May the grace of the Lord Jesus be with you.