1 Corinthians 9:17

 

“For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed unto me.”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of 1 Corinthians 9:17

For if I doe this thing willingly, I haue a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the Gospel is committed vnto me.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original 1 Corinthians chapter 9

For if I do this voluntarily, I have a reward; but if against my will, I have a stewardship entrusted to me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For if I do this of mine own will, I have a reward: but if not of mine own will, I have a stewardship intrusted to me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if I do it gladly, I have a reward; and if not, I am under orders to do it.
- Basic English Bible

For if I do this voluntarily, I have a reward; but if not of my own will, I am entrusted with an administration.
- Darby Bible

For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation is committed to me:
- Douay Rheims Bible

For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed to me.
- Webster's Bible

And if I preach willingly, I receive my wages; but if against my will, a stewardship has nevertheless been entrusted to me.
- Weymouth Bible

For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward. But if not of my own will, I have a stewardship entrusted to me.
- World English Bible

But if Y do this thing wilfuli, Y haue mede; but if ayens my wille, dispending is bitakun to me.
- Wycliffe Bible

for if willing I do this, I have a reward; and if unwillingly -- with a stewardship I have been entrusted!
- Youngs Literal Bible


 

rijo mathew's comment on 2014-07-02 21:36:17:

Here Paul is considering him as a slave of Christ, a slave should not expect anything from master if he appoint him for any duty. the master already paid for the slave. here Jesus already paid for Paul, so that he should do preach willingly, not by force.

 


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