1 Corinthians 9:23

“And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Corinthians 9:23

And this I doe for the Gospels sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I do all things for the sake of the gospel, so that I may become a fellow partaker of it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I do all things for the gospel's sake, that I may be a joint partaker thereof.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I do all things for the cause of the good news, so that I may have a part in it.
- Basic English Bible

And I do all things for the sake of the glad tidings, that I may be fellow-partaker with them.
- Darby Bible

And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I may be partaker of it with you.
- Webster's Bible

And I do everything for the sake of the Good News, that I may share with my hearers in its benefits.
- Weymouth Bible

Now I do this for the sake of the Good News, that I may be a joint partaker of it.
- World English Bible

But Y do alle thingis for the gospel, that Y be maad partener of it.
- Wycliffe Bible

And this I do because of the good news, that a fellow-partaker of it I may become;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Corinthians 9:23

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 9:23


9:21 To them that are without the law - The heathens. As without the law - Neglecting its ceremonies. Being not without the law to God - But as much as ever under its moral precepts. Under the law to Christ - And in this sense all Christians will be under the law for ever.

9:22 I became as weak - As if I had been scrupulous too. I became all things to all men - Accommodating myself to all, so far as I could consistent with truth and sincerity.

9:24 Know ye not that - In those famous games which are kept at the isthmus, near your city. They who run in the foot race all run, though but one receiveth the prize - How much greater encouragement have you to run; since ye may all receive the prize of your high calling!

9:25 And every one that there contendeth is temperate in all things - To an almost incredible degree; using the most rigorous self denial in food, sleep, and every other sensual indulgence. A corruptible crown - A garland of leaves, which must soon wither. The moderns only have discovered that it is legal to do all this and more for an eternal crown than they did for a corruptible!


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 9:23


1Co 9:23 And this I do for the gospel's sake. All this self denial had in view a single object--the promotion of the gospel. Would that all Christians, from the same motive, would adapt themselves to all classes, in order to reach them.

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