Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Don’t we have the right to eat and drink?

New American Standard Bible

Do we not have a right to eat and drink?

King James Version

Have we not power to eat and to drink?

International Standard Version

We have the right to earn our food, don't we?

A Conservative Version

Have we no, not a right to eat and to drink?

American Standard Version

Have we no right to eat and to drink?

Amplified

Have we not the right to our food and drink [at the expense of the churches]?

An Understandable Version

Do we [i.e., Barnabas and Paul. See verse 6] not have the right to eat and drink [i.e., at the expense of the church]?

Anderson New Testament

Have we not the right to eat and drink?

Bible in Basic English

Have we no right to take food and drink?

Common New Testament

Do we not have the right to food and drink?

Daniel Mace New Testament

have we not a right to meat and drink?

Darby Translation

Have we not a right to eat and to drink?

Godbey New Testament

Have we not a right to eat and drink?

Goodspeed New Testament

Have we not a right to our food and drink?

John Wesley New Testament

Have we not power to eat and to drink?

Julia Smith Translation

have we not power to eat and to drink?

King James 2000

Have we not the right to eat and to drink?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do we not have the right to eat and drink?

Modern King James verseion

Do we not have authority to eat and to drink?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Have we not power to eat and to drink?

Moffatt New Testament

Have we no right to eat and drink at the expense of the churches?

Montgomery New Testament

Have I no right to claim food and drink?

NET Bible

Do we not have the right to financial support?

New Heart English Bible

Have we no right to eat and to drink?

Noyes New Testament

Have we not a right to eat and drink?

Sawyer New Testament

Have we not a right to eat and drink?

The Emphasized Bible

Have we not a right to eat and drink?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Have we not power to eat and drink?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Have not we a right to food and drink?

Webster

Have we not power to eat and to drink?

Weymouth New Testament

Have we not a right to claim food and drink?

Williams New Testament

It cannot be that we have no right to our food and drink, can it?

World English Bible

Have we no right to eat and to drink?

Worrell New Testament

Have we no right to eat, and to drink?

Youngs Literal Translation

have we not authority to eat and to drink?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Have we
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

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

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

to eat
φάγω 
Phago 
Usage: 54

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Verse Info

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

3 My defense to those who examine me is this: 4 Don’t we have the right to eat and drink? 5 Don’t we have the right to be accompanied by a Christian wife like the other apostles, the Lord’s brothers, and Cephas?


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 2:6

and we didn’t seek glory from people, either from you or from others.

2 Thessalonians 3:8-9

we did not eat anyone’s food free of charge; instead, we labored and struggled, working night and day, so that we would not be a burden to any of you.

Matthew 10:10

Don’t take a traveling bag for the road, or an extra shirt, sandals, or a walking stick, for the worker is worthy of his food.

Luke 10:7

Remain in the same house, eating and drinking what they offer, for the worker is worthy of his wages. Don’t be moving from house to house.

1 Corinthians 9:7-14

Who ever goes to war at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat its fruit? Or who shepherds a flock and does not drink the milk from the flock?

Galatians 6:6

The one who is taught the message must share all his good things with the teacher.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For you remember our labor and hardship, brothers. Working night and day so that we would not burden any of you, we preached God’s gospel to you.

1 Timothy 5:17-18

The elders who are good leaders should be considered worthy of an ample honorarium, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

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