Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 do Barnabas and I alone 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 stop doing manual labor [in order to support our 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?

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 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? 6 Or I only and Barnabas, have we not power not to work? 7 Who makes war at any time at his own charges who plants a vineyard, and eats not of its fruit or who feeds a flock, and eats not of the milk of the flock?


Cross References

Acts 4:36

And Joses, surnamed Barnabas by the sent, (which is interpreted, Son of consolation,) a Levite, a Cyprian by birth,

Acts 11:22

And the word was heard in the ears of the church in Jerusalem concerning them: and they sent Barnabas to pass through even to Antioch.

Acts 13:1-2

And certain prophets and teachers were in the church being in Antioch; as Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 13:50

And the Jews urged on the worshipping and distinguished women, and the first men of the city, and they raised up a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and they cast them out of their bounds,

Acts 14:12

And truly they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercury, since he was leader of the word.

Acts 15:36-37

And after certain days said Paul to Barnabas, Now having turned back, let us review our brethren in every city in which we announced the word of the Lord, how they hold.

Acts 18:3

And because being of the same trade, he remained with them, and wrought: for they were by trade tentmakers.

Acts 20:34-35

And ye yourselves know, that to my necessities, and to those being with me, these hands served.

1 Corinthians 4:11-12

Until this present hour we also hunger, and thirst, and we are naked, and are cuffed, and are unsteady.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For ye remember, brethren, our fatigue and toil: for also working night and day, not to overload any of you, we proclaimed to you the good news of God.

2 Thessalonians 3:7-9

For ye yourselves know that ye ought to imitate us: for we were not disorderly among you;

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