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

  • RbnlovesJesus
    Jim, where does this say in the bible, All who are Christ's when they die their spirits all go to glory until the Resurrection and the dead lifeless body
    rests in the ground without the soul in it and we will be given a new body. We also will be able to recognize one another from the old body.
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 15:24 THEN COMETH THE END WHEN HE SHALL HAVE DELIVERED UP THE KINGDOM TO GOD --- EVEN THE FATHER --- WHEN HE SHALL HAVE PUT DOWN ALL RULE AND ALL AUTHORITY AND POWER***** 15:27 FOR HE HATH PUT ALL THINGS UNDER HIS FEET BUT WHEN HE SAITH ALL THINGS ARE PUT UNDER HIM IT IS MANIFEST THAT HE IS EXCEPTED WHICH DID PUT ALL THINGS UNDER HIM
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 15:28 AND WHEN ALL THINGS SHALL BE SUBDUED UNTO HIM THEN SHALL THE SON ALSO HIMSELF BE SUBJECT UNTO HIM THAT PUT ALL THINGS UNDER HIM THAT GOD MAY BE ALL IN ALL 2 CORINTHIANS 12:9 AND HE SAID --- MY GRACE IS SUFFICIENT --- FOR THEE FOR MY STRENGTH IS MADE PERFECT IN WEAKNESS MOST GLADLY THEREFORE WILL I RATHER GLORY IN MY INFIRMITIES THAT THE POWER OF CHRIST MAY REST UPON ME
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 15:1 MOREOVER BRETHREN I DECLARE UNTO YOU THE GOSPEL WHICH I PREACHED UNTO YOU WHICH ALSO YOU HAVE RECEIVED AND WHEREIN YOU STAND 15:2 BY WHICH ALSO YOU ARE SAVED---IF---YOU KEEP IN MEMORY WHAT I PREACHED UNTO YOU UNLESS YOU HAVE BELIEVED IN VAIN 1 PETER 1:25 BUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ENDURETH FOREVER AND THIS IS THE WORD WHICH BY THE GOSPEL IS PREACHED UNTO YOU
  • Cheryl Angela Wood
    On the 3rd day He arose and removed the pains of the devil.We are victorious because of His sacrifice AND obtain a clean slate as white as snow, to start a new life in Christ, through His gift of salvation. ..
  • Steve morrow
    1 Corinthians 15:33 BE NOT DECEIVED EVIL COMMUNICATIONS CORRUPT GOOD MANNERS 15:34 AWAKE TO RIGHTEOUSNESS AND SIN NOT FOR SOME HAVE NOT THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD I SPEAK THIS TO YOUR SHAME 1 TIMOTHY 2:2 FOR KINGS AND FOR ALL THAT ARE IN AUTHORITY THAT WE MAY LEAD A QUIET AND PEACEABLE LIFE IN --- ALL GODLINESS --- AND HONESTY ---

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