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

  • Sylvia
    Joe, God said "Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid". (John 14:27)

    God loves you open your heart and allow him to come in.
  • Michelle
    HI Joe my name is Michelle. I am so glad you are here for me to talk to tonight.I read your post and hopefully you are doing better since that night.The only way that I found peace in my heart mind body and soul .was to ask Jesus Christ to come in and take control . I gave my life to him. Jesus is the only true answer call his name over and over and let your mind
  • Jacob
    if you are a believer .then Holy Spirit will take care of it. or call ur lord Your creator the mighty one of Israel .the most High in the name of Jesus. ... and believe him without any doubt ...you will find the way .certainly
  • Bruce
    Joe: sometimes just being with a friend helps, going fishing,cleaning the yard, bedroom, house, working on your vehicle.
    Joseph life: Genesis 37 great story helps in many ways. Of course there's Job:his life almost unbelievable! In about 10 minutes what he heard he lost.Job chapter1.
    Joe's life:John:44--1John 1:9--Matthew 3:11--2nd Corinthians5:17.
    Storms of life:draw us closer or further away
  • Karl
    to Joe - know how you feel Joe, a burden shared is a burden lightened, you'll pull through, keep swingin' pal - I always find solace in the psalms - Merry Christmas dude.
  • Redeemed
    How would you describe the help you need...physical or spiritual? or both?

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