16:1 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have
given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye.
16:2 Upon the first [day] of the week, let every one of you lay
by him in store, as [God] hath prospered him, that there be no
collections when I come.
16:3 And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by [your]
letters, them will I send to bring your liberality to
16:4 And if it be proper that I should go also, they shall go
16:5 Now I will come to you, when I shall pass through
Macedonia: for I am to pass through Macedonia.
16:6 And it may be that I shall abide, and even winter with you,
that ye may bring me on my journey whithersoever I go.
16:7 For I will not see you now by the way; but I trust to tarry
a while with you, if the Lord permit.
16:8 But I shall tarry at Ephesus until Pentecost.
16:9 For a great door and effectual is opened to me, and [there
are] many adversaries.
16:10 Now if Timothy come, see that he may be with you without
fear: for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also [do].
16:11 Let no man therefore despise him: but conduct him forth in
peace, that he may come to me: for I look for him with the
16:12 As concerning [our] brother Apollos, I greatly desired him
to come to you with the brethren: but his will was not at all
to come at this time; but he will come when he shall have
16:13 Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, acquit yourselves like
men, be strong.
16:14 Let all your things be done with charity.
16:15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas,
that it is the first fruits of Achaia, and [that] they have
addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)
16:16 That ye submit yourselves to such, and to every one that
helpeth with [us], and laboreth.
16:17 I am glad of the coming of Stephanas, and Fortunatus, and
Achaicus: for that which was lacking on your part, they have
16:18 For they have refreshed my spirit and yours: therefore
acknowledge ye them that are such.
16:19 The churches of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla
salute you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their
16:20 All the brethren greet you. Greet ye one another with a
16:21 The salutation of [me] Paul with my own hand.
16:22 If any man loveth not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be
16:23 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ [be] with you.
16:24 My love [be] with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.