1 Corinthians 9:2 If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

King James Version

If I be not an apostle unto others, yet doubtless I am to you: for the seal of mine apostleship are ye in the Lord.

Holman Bible

If I am not an apostle to others, at least I am to you, for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

International Standard Version

If I am not an apostle to other people, surely I am one to you, for you are the evidence of my apostolic authority from the Lord.

A Conservative Version

If I am not an apostle to others, yet at least I am to you, for ye are the seal of my apostleship in Lord.

American Standard Version

If to others I am not an apostle, yet at least I am to you; for the seal of mine apostleship are ye in the Lord.

Amplified

Even if I am not considered an apostle (a special messenger) by others, at least I am one to you; for you are the seal (the certificate, the living evidence) of my apostleship in the Lord [confirming and authenticating it].

An Understandable Version

[Even] if I am not [accepted as] an apostle with other people, at least I am with you. For you people are my seal [i.e., proof] of my apostleship in [the service of] the Lord.

Anderson New Testament

If I am not an apostle to others, yet certainly I am to you; for the seal of my apostleship are you in the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

If to others I am not an Apostle, at least I am one to you: for the fact that you are Christians is the sign that I am an Apostle.

Common New Testament

If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if I am not an apostle to others, yet doubtless I am to you: for your being christians is the proof of my apostleship.

Darby Translation

If I am not an apostle to others, yet at any rate I am to you: for the seal of mine apostleship are ye in the Lord.

Godbey New Testament

If I am not an apostle to others, but I am to you at least: for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

Goodspeed New Testament

If I am not an apostle to other people, I certainly am one to you, for you yourselves, in your relation to the Lord, are the certificate of my apostleship.

John Wesley New Testament

Are not ye my work in the Lord? If I am not an apostle to others, yet I am to you; for ye are the seal of my apostleship.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If I am not an apostle unto others, yet doubtless I am to you, for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

If to others I am not sent, but surely I am to you: for the seal of my sending are ye in the Lord.

King James 2000

If I be not an apostle unto others, yet doubtless I am to you: for the seal of my apostleship are you in the Lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If to others I am not an apostle, yet indeed I am to you, for you are my seal of apostleship in the Lord.

Modern King James verseion

If I am not an apostle to others, yet doubtless I am to you, for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If I be not an apostle unto others, yet am I unto you. For the seal of mine apostleship are ye in the Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

To other people I may be no apostle, but to you I am, for you are the seal set upon my apostleship in the Lord.

Montgomery New Testament

Even if I am not an apostle to others, to you at least I am; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

NET Bible

If I am not an apostle to others, at least I am to you, for you are the confirming sign of my apostleship in the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

If to others I am not an apostle, yet at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my office of apostle in the Lord.

Noyes New Testament

If I am not an apostle to others, yet surely I am to you; for the seal of my apostleship are ye in the Lord.

Sawyer New Testament

If I am not an apostle to others, I certainly am to you; for you are a seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

The Emphasized Bible

If, unto others, I am not an apostle, certainly at least, unto you, I am; for, the seal of my apostleship, ye, are in the Lord.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If I am not an apostle unto others, doubtless I am to you: for ye are the seal of my apostolic mission in the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If I am not an Apostle to others, yet at least I am to you; for you are the seal that stamps me as an Apostle in union with the Lord.

Webster

If I am not an apostle to others, yet doubtless I am to you: for ye are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament

If to other men I am not an Apostle, yet at any rate I am one to you; for your very existence as a Christian Church is the seal of my Apostleship.

Williams New Testament

If I am not an apostle to other people, I certainly am one to you, for you yourselves, by virtue of your union with the Lord, are the proof of my apostleship.

World English Bible

If to others I am not an apostle, yet at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

If to others I am not an apostle, yet to you at least I am; for the seal of my apostleship are ye in the Lord.

Worsley New Testament

If I am not an apostle to others, yet doubtless I am to you: for ye are in the Lord the seal of my apostleship.

Youngs Literal Translation

if to others I am not an apostle -- yet doubtless to you I am; for the seal of my apostleship are ye in the Lord.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

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

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

ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

ἄλλος 
Allos 
Usage: 119

ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

γέ 
Ge 
yet, at least, beside, doubtless, not tr
Usage: 4

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

to you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the seal
σφραγίς 
Sphragis 
Usage: 16

of mine
ἐμός 
Emos 
my, mine, mine own, of me, I
Usage: 25

ἀποστολή 
Apostole 
Usage: 4

ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

1 Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not my work in the Lord? 2 If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord. 3 My defense to those who examine me is this:


Cross References

John 6:27

"Do not work for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you, for on Him the Father, God, has set His seal."

2 Corinthians 3:1-3

Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some, letters of commendation to you or from you?

2 Corinthians 12:12

The signs of a true apostle were performed among you with all perseverance, by signs and wonders and miracles.



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