1 Corinthians 9:11

“If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If we haue sowen vnto you spirituall things, is it a great thing if wee shall reape your carnall things?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If we sowed spiritual things in you, is it too much if we reap material things from you?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If we sowed unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we shall reap your carnal things?
- American Standard Version (1901)

If we have been planting the things of the Spirit for you, does it seem a great thing for you to give us a part in your things of this world?
- Basic English Bible

If we have sown to you spiritual things, [is it a] great [thing] if *we* shall reap your carnal things?
- Darby Bible

If we have sown to you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things?
- Webster's Bible

If it is we who sowed the spiritual grain in you, is it a great thing that we should reap a temporal harvest from you?
- Weymouth Bible

If we sowed to you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we reap your fleshly things?
- World English Bible

If we sowen spiritual thingis to you, is it grete, if we repen youre fleischli thingis?
- Wycliffe Bible

If we to you the spiritual things did sow -- great [is it] if we your fleshly things do reap?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 9:11


9:11 Is it a great matter if we shall reap as much of your carnal things - As is needful for our sustenance? Do you give us things of greater value than those you receive from us?


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 9:11


1Co 9:11 If we have sown to you spiritual things. Preached the gospel, converted them, built them up in Christ. This conserved their eternal interests. Carnal things. An earthly support.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 9:11

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