1 Corinthians 9:5 Do we not have a right to take along a believing wife, even as the rest of the apostles and the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do we not have a right to take along a believing wife, even as the rest of the apostles and the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?

King James Version

Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Holman Bible

Don't we have the right to be accompanied by a Christian wife, like the other apostles, the Lord's brothers, and Cephas?

International Standard Version

We have the right to take a believing wife with us like the other apostles, the Lord's brothers, and Cephas, don't we?

A Conservative Version

Have we no, not a right to lead about a sister wife, as also the other apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

American Standard Version

Have we no right to lead about a wife that is a believer, even as the rest of the apostles, and the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Amplified

Have we not the right also to take along with us a Christian sister as wife, as do the other apostles and the Lord's brothers and Cephas (Peter)?

An Understandable Version

Do we not have the right to take a believing [i.e., a Christian] wife with us [on our preaching tours], just like the rest of the apostles, and the Lord's brothers do [i.e., James, Joseph, Judas and Simon. Mark 6:3], and Cephas [i.e., Peter]?

Anderson New Testament

Have we not the right to lead about a sister wife, as the other apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

Bible in Basic English

Have we no right to take about with us a Christian wife, like the rest of the Apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

Common New Testament

Do we not have a right to take along a believing wife, even as the other apostles and the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?

Daniel Mace New Testament

have not we the liberty to take a christian woman with us in our travels, as well as the rest of the apostles, as the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas did?

Darby Translation

have we not a right to take round a sister as wife, as also the other apostles, and the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Godbey New Testament

Have we not a right to lead about a sister as a wife, as the other apostles also, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

Goodspeed New Testament

Have we not a right to take a Christian wife about with us, like the rest of the apostles and the Lord's brothers and Cephas?

John Wesley New Testament

Have we not power to lead about with us a sister, a wife, as well as the other apostles, and the brethren of the Lord, and Peter?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do we not have authority to bring with us a sister, a wife, as also the other apostles and as the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?

Julia Smith Translation

Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife; as also the rest of the sent, and the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

King James 2000

Have we not the right to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do we not have the right to take along a sister [as] wife, like the rest of the apostles and the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?

Modern King James verseion

Do we not have authority to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brothers of the Lord do, and Cephas?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Either, have we not power to lead about a sister to wife as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Moffatt New Testament

Have we no right to travel with a Christian wife, like the rest of the apostles, like the brothers of the Lord, like Cephas himself?

Montgomery New Testament

Have I no right to take a believing wife with me on my journey, as the rest of the apostles and the Lord's brothers and Peter do?

NET Bible

Do we not have the right to the company of a believing wife, like the other apostles and the Lord's brothers and Cephas?

New Heart English Bible

Have we no right to take along a wife who is a believer, even as the rest of the apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

Noyes New Testament

Have we not a right to carry about with us a sister as a wife, as well as the other apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

Sawyer New Testament

Have we not a right to lead about a sister, a wife, as also the other apostles; and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

The Emphasized Bible

Have we not a right to take round, a sister wife, - as even the rest of the apostles, and the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Have we not power to carry about with us a sister wife, as do also the other apostles, even the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Have not we a right to take a wife with us, if she is a Christian, as the other Apostles and the Master's brothers and Kephas all do?

Webster

Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Weymouth New Testament

Have we not a right to take with us on our journeys a Christian sister as our wife, as the rest of the Apostles do--and the Lord's brothers and Peter?

Williams New Testament

It cannot be that we have no right to take a Christian wife about with us, can it, as well as the rest of the apostles and the Lord's brothers, and Cephas?

World English Bible

Have we no right to take along a wife who is a believer, even as the rest of the apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

Worrell New Testament

Have we no right to lead about a sister as our wife, even as the rest of the apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?

Worsley New Testament

we not power to lead about with us a sister a wife as well as other apostles, and the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Youngs Literal Translation

have we not authority a sister -- a wife -- to lead about, as also the other apostles, and the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

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

περιάγω 
Periago 
Usage: 5

ἀδελφή 
Adelphe 
Usage: 18

a wife
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

as well
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

as

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

λοιποί 
Loipoy 
Usage: 33

ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

and



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

as the brethren
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

4 Do we not have a right to eat and drink? 5 Do we not have a right to take along a believing wife, even as the rest of the apostles and the brothers of the Lord and Cephas? 6 Or do only Barnabas and I not have a right to refrain from working?


Cross References

Matthew 8:14

When Jesus came into Peter's home, He saw his mother-in-law lying sick in bed with a fever.

John 1:42

He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon the son of John; you shall be called Cephas" (which is translated Peter).

Acts 1:14

These all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.

1 Corinthians 7:7

Yet I wish that all men were even as I myself am However, each man has his own gift from God, one in this manner, and another in that.

Galatians 1:19

But I did not see any other of the apostles except James, the Lord's brother.

Song of Songs 4:9-10

"You have made my heart beat faster, my sister, my bride; You have made my heart beat faster with a single glance of your eyes, With a single strand of your necklace.

Song of Songs 4:12

"A garden locked is my sister, my bride, A rock garden locked, a spring sealed up.

Song of Songs 5:1-2

"I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh along with my balsam I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey; I have drunk my wine and my milk Eat, friends; Drink and imbibe deeply, O lovers."

Matthew 12:46-50

While He was still speaking to the crowds, behold, His mother and brothers were standing outside, seeking to speak to Him.

Matthew 13:55

"Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not His mother called Mary, and His brothers, James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?

Mark 1:30

Now Simon's mother-in-law was lying sick with a fever; and immediately they spoke to Jesus about her.

Mark 6:3

"Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? Are not His sisters here with us?" And they took offense at Him.

Luke 6:15

and Matthew and Thomas; James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon who was called the Zealot;

John 2:12

After this He went down to Capernaum, He and His mother and His brothers and His disciples; and they stayed there a few days.

Romans 16:1

I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea;

1 Corinthians 1:12

Now I mean this, that each one of you is saying, "I am of Paul," and "I of Apollos," and "I of Cephas," and "I of Christ."

1 Corinthians 7:15

Yet if the unbelieving one leaves, let him leave; the brother or the sister is not under bondage in such cases, but God has called us to peace.

1 Corinthians 7:39

A wife is bound as long as her husband lives; but if her husband is dead, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.

1 Timothy 3:2

An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

1 Timothy 4:3

men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.

1 Timothy 5:2

the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.

Titus 1:6

namely, if any man is above reproach, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, not accused of dissipation or rebellion.

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.



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