Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Or do only Barnabas and I not have a right to refrain from working?

King James Version

Or I only and Barnabas, have not we power to forbear working?

Holman Bible

Or is it only Barnabas and I who have no right to refrain from working?

International Standard Version

Or is it only Barnabas and I who have to keep on working for a living?

A Conservative Version

Or have only I and Barnabas no right not to be occupied earning a living?

American Standard Version

Or I only and Barnabas, have we not a right to forbear working?

Amplified

Or is it only Barnabas and I who have no right to refrain from doing manual labor for a livelihood [in order to go about the work of the ministry]?

An Understandable Version

Or, are Barnabas and I the only ones who must have a [secular] job for our living?

Anderson New Testament

Or, have I only, and Barnabas, no right to leave off working?

Bible in Basic English

Or I only and Barnabas, have we no right to take a rest from work?

Common New Testament

Or is it only Barnabas and I who have no right to refrain from working for a living?

Daniel Mace New Testament

or I and Barnabas, are we only excluded the privilege of not working?

Darby Translation

Or I alone and Barnabas, have we not a right not to work?

Godbey New Testament

Have I and Barnabas alone not the right to forbear working?

Goodspeed New Testament

Or is it only Barnabas and I that have no right to give up working for a living?

John Wesley New Testament

Or I only and Barnabas, have we not power to forbear working?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do only Barnabas and I not have authority to forbear working?

Julia Smith Translation

Or I only and Barnabas, have we not power not to work?

King James 2000

Or I only and Barnabas, have not we the right to forbear working?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Or do only I and Barnabas not have the right {to refrain from working}?

Modern King James verseion

Or is it only Barnabas and I who have no authority whether not to work?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Either only I and Barnabas have not power this to do?

Moffatt New Testament

What! are we the only ones, myself and Barnabas, who are denied the right of abstaining from work for our living?

Montgomery New Testament

Are we the only ones, Barnabas and I, who have no right to give up manual labor?

NET Bible

Or do only Barnabas and I lack the right not to work?

New Heart English Bible

Or have only Barnabas and I no right to not work?

Noyes New Testament

Or am I alone and Barnabas bound to labor with our own hands?

Sawyer New Testament

Or I only and Barnabas, have we not a right to abstain from labor?

The Emphasized Bible

Or have, only I and Barnabas, not a right to forbear working?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

or I alone and Barnabas, have we not power to forbear labour?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Or is it only Barnabas and I who have no right to give up working for our bread?

Webster

Or I only and Barnabas, have we not power to forbear working?

Weymouth New Testament

Or again, is it only Barnabas and myself who are not at liberty to give up working with our hands?

Williams New Testament

Or is it Barnabas and I alone who have no right to refrain from working for a living?

World English Bible

Or have only Barnabas and I no right to not work?

Worrell New Testament

Or have only I and Barnabas no right to give up working?

Worsley New Testament

Or is it I only and Barnabas, that have not power to forbear working?

Youngs Literal Translation

or only I and Barnabas, have we not authority -- not to work?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

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

μόνος 
Monos 
only, alone, by self
Usage: 30

and

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

Βαρνάβας 
Barnabas 
Usage: 29

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

we power
ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

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? 7 Who at any time serves as a soldier at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat the fruit of it? Or who tends a flock and does not use the milk of the flock?


Cross References

Acts 4:36

Now Joseph, a Levite of Cyprian birth, who was also called Barnabas by the apostles (which translated means Son of Encouragement),

Acts 11:22

The news about them reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas off to Antioch.

Acts 13:1-2

Now there were at Antioch, in the church that was there, prophets and teachers: Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 13:50

But the Jews incited the devout women of prominence and the leading men of the city, and instigated a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their district.

Acts 14:12

And they began calling Barnabas, Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker.

Acts 15:36-37

After some days Paul said to Barnabas, "Let us return and visit the brethren in every city in which we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are."

Acts 18:3

and because he was of the same trade, he stayed with them and they were working, for by trade they were tent-makers.

Acts 20:34-35

"You yourselves know that these hands ministered to my own needs and to the men who were with me.

1 Corinthians 4:11-12

To this present hour we are both hungry and thirsty, and are poorly clothed, and are roughly treated, and are homeless;

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.

2 Thessalonians 3:7-9

For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example, because we did not act in an undisciplined manner among you,

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