1 Corinthians 9:14

“Even so hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Euen so hath the Lord ordeined, that they which preach the Gospel, should liue of the Gospel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So also the Lord directed those who proclaim the gospel to get their living from the gospel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Even so did the Lord ordain that they that proclaim the gospel should live of the gospel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even so did the Lord give orders that the preachers of the good news might get their living from the good news.
- Basic English Bible

So also the Lord has ordained to those that announce the glad tidings to live of the glad tidings.
- Darby Bible

Even so hath the Lord ordained that they who preach the gospel should live by the gospel.
- Webster's Bible

In the same way the Lord also directed those who proclaim the Good News to maintain themselves by the Good News.
- Weymouth Bible

Even so the Lord ordained that those who proclaim the Good News should live from the Good News.
- World English Bible

So the Lord ordeynede to hem that tellen the gospel, to lyue of the gospel.
- Wycliffe Bible

so also did the Lord direct to those proclaiming the good news: of the good news to live.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 9:14


9:14 #Matt 10:10|


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 9:14


1Co 9:14 Even so hath the Lord ordained, etc. It was the Lord's ordinance, even if Paul did not exercise the power, that those who preach the gospel should be sustained by the church. See Mt 10:9,10.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 9:14

  • Carla Goshtom for verse 14
    Practice what we preach... The power of the gospel transform lives out of darkness into His marvelous light. As preachers of the gospel we should be the living examples of that transforming power.

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