1 Corinthians 15:9



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

King James Version

For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

International Standard Version

For I am the least of the apostles and not even fit to be called an apostle because I persecuted God's church.

A Conservative Version

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

American Standard Version

For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Amplified

For I am the least [worthy] of the apostles, who am not fit or deserving to be called an apostle, because I once wronged and pursued and molested the church of God [oppressing it with cruelty and violence].

An Understandable Version

For I am the least [significant] of the apostles, and am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Anderson New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, and I am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Bible in Basic English

For I am the least of the Apostles, having no right to be named an Apostle, because of my cruel attacks on the church of God.

Common New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I am the meanest of the apostles, not worthy the name of an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Darby Translation

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called apostle, because I have persecuted the assembly of God.

Godbey New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

For I am the least important of the apostles, and am not fit to be called an apostle, because I once persecuted God's church.

Holman Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

John Wesley New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, for I am not worthy to be called an apostle because I persecuted the congregation of God.

Julia Smith Translation

For I am the least of the sent, who am not fit to be called sent, for I drove out the church of God.

King James 2000

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Modern King James verseion

For I am the least of the apostles and am not sufficient to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I am the least of all the apostles, which am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the congregation of God:

Moffatt New Testament

For I am the very least of the apostles, unfit to bear the name of apostle, since I persecuted the church of God.

Montgomery New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, I who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

NET Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

New Heart English Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, who is not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

New simplified Bible

I am the least of the apostles and do not deserve to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the people of God.

Noyes New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, one not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Sawyer New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, and am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God;

The Emphasized Bible

For, I, am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For I am the meanest of the Apostles, I who am unworthy of the name of 'Apostle,' because I persecuted the Church of God.

Webster

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Weymouth New Testament

For I am the least of the Apostles, and am not fit to be called an Apostle--because I persecuted the Church of God.

Williams New Testament

For I belong to the lowest rank of the apostles, and am not fit to bear the title apostle, because I once persecuted the church of God.

World English Bible

For I am the least of the apostles, who is not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.

Worrell New Testament

For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.

Worsley New Testament

not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

for I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I did persecute the assembly of God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I , my , me , not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am , it is I , be , I was , have been , not tr
I am , am , it is I , be , I was , have been , not tr
Usage: 72
Usage: 72

the least
ἐλάχιστος 
Elachistos 
Usage: 5

of the apostles
ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἱκανός 
Hikanos 
Usage: 39

to be called
καλέω 
Kaleo 
call , bid , be so named , named ,
Usage: 106

ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

διότι 
Dioti 
Usage: 18

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

References

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 15:9

Context Readings

Paul's Gospel And The Resurrection Of Christ

8 and last of all, as to one untimely born, He appeared to me also. 9 For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. 10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me did not prove vain; but I labored even more than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.


Cross References

Acts 8:3

But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become foolish; you yourselves compelled me Actually I should have been commended by you, for in no respect was I inferior to the most eminent apostles, even though I am a nobody.

Ephesians 3:7-8

of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God's grace which was given to me according to the working of His power.

1 Timothy 1:13-15

even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;

Acts 9:1-19

Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,

Acts 22:4-5

"I persecuted this Way to the death, binding and putting both men and women into prisons,

Acts 26:9-11

"So then, I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

2 Corinthians 11:5

For I consider myself not in the least inferior to the most eminent apostles.

Galatians 1:13

For you have heard of my former manner of life in Judaism, how I used to persecute the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it;

Galatians 1:23

but only, they kept hearing, "He who once persecuted us is now preaching the faith which he once tried to destroy."

Philippians 3:6

as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to the righteousness which is in the Law, found blameless.



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