1 Corinthians 15:9

“For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I am the least of the Apostles, that am not meet to be called an Apostle because I persecuted þe Church of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I am the least of the Apostles, having no right to be named an Apostle, because of my cruel attacks on the church of God.
- Basic English Bible

For *I* am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called apostle, because I have persecuted the assembly of God.
- Darby Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
- Webster's Bible

For I am the least of the Apostles, and am not fit to be called an Apostle--because I persecuted the Church of God.
- Weymouth Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, who is not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.
- World English Bible

For Y am the leste of apostlis, that am not worthi to be clepid apostle, for Y pursuede the chirche of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

for I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I did persecute the assembly of God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:9


15:9 I persecuted the church - True believers are humbled all their lives, even for the sins they committed before they believed.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:9


1Co 15:9 For I am the least of the apostles. As far as human worth is concerned, not fit to be called an apostle. Because I persecuted the church of God. He could never forget that he had been a persecutor. See Ac 9:1,2 22:4 26:11 Ga 1:13 Php 3:6 1Ti 1:13.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15

  • MARILYN MANOCCHIO
    THIS BIBLE PASSAGE REALLY SPOKE TO MY HEART. ESPECIALLY VERSE 58 WHICH says " THEREFORE MY BELOVED BRETHREN, BE YE STEDFAST, UNMOVABLE, ALWAYS ABOUNDING IN THE WORK OF THE LORD, FOR AS MUCH AS YE KNOW THAT YOUR LABOUR IS NOT IN VAIN IN THE LORD". THAT CHRIST WILL INCREASE OUR FAITH AND THAT BY DOING HIS WILL NOT ONLY BE SAFE, ALSO JOYOUS AND TRIUMPHANT. PRAISE BE TO THE KING OF GLORY AMEN.
  • Gwendolyn Johnson
    That means that we have the victory through conquering
  • Sonya
    Jesus defeated sin which leads to spiritual and natural death at the cross. Now they do not have dominion over us because I am no longer under the law but under grace
  • Nicholas Palmer
    Baptism is by works....undermining the Cross for all works have been nailed to it including the law which gives sin power...faith plus nothing..
  • Anonymous
    Amen!!!! Just opening our eyes in the new day is a victory, and giving God the praises for giving us another day!!!!
  • Jeremy
    I agree totally PRAISE JESUS !

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