1 Corinthians 9:23
New International Version
I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings.

New Living Translation
I do everything to spread the Good News and share in its blessings.

English Standard Version
I do it all for the sake of the gospel, that I may share with them in its blessings.

Berean Study Bible
I do all this for the sake of the gospel, so that I may share in its blessings.

Berean Literal Bible
Now I do all things on account of the gospel, that I might become a fellow partaker with it.

King James Bible
And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.

New King James Version
Now this I do for the gospel’s sake, that I may be partaker of it with you.

New American Standard Bible
I do all things for the sake of the gospel, so that I may become a fellow partaker of it.

NASB 1995
I do all things for the sake of the gospel, so that I may become a fellow partaker of it.

NASB 1977
And I do all things for the sake of the gospel, that I may become a fellow partaker of it.

Amplified Bible
And I do all this for the sake of the gospel, so that I may share in its blessings along with you.

Christian Standard Bible
Now I do all this because of the gospel, so that I may share in the blessings.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now I do all this because of the gospel, so I may become a partner in its benefits.

American Standard Version
And I do all things for the gospel's sake, that I may be a joint partaker thereof.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have done this so that I might be a partaker of The Gospel.

Contemporary English Version
I do all this for the good news, because I want to share in its blessings.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I do all things for the gospel's sake: that I may be made partaker thereof.

English Revised Version
And I do all things for the gospel's sake, that I may be a joint partaker thereof.

Good News Translation
All this I do for the gospel's sake, in order to share in its blessings.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I do all this for the sake of the Good News in order to share what it offers.

International Standard Version
I do all this for the sake of the gospel in order to have a share in its blessings.

Literal Standard Version
And I do this because of the good news, that I may become a fellow-partaker of it;

NET Bible
I do all these things because of the gospel, so that I can be a participant in it.

New Heart English Bible
Now I do all things for the sake of the Good News, that I may be a joint partaker of it.

Weymouth New Testament
And I do everything for the sake of the Good News, that I may share with my hearers in its benefits.

World English Bible
Now I do this for the sake of the Good News, that I may be a joint partaker of it.

Young's Literal Translation
And this I do because of the good news, that a fellow-partaker of it I may become;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Paul the Servant to All
22To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some. 23 I do all this for the sake of the gospel, so that I may share in its blessings. 24Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way as to take the prize.…

Cross References
Romans 11:17
Now if some branches have been broken off, and you, a wild olive shoot, have been grafted in among the others to share in the nourishment of the olive root,

1 Corinthians 9:22
To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.

1 Corinthians 9:24
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way as to take the prize.


Treasury of Scripture

And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.

for.

1 Corinthians 9:12
If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this power; but suffer all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.

Mark 8:35
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.

2 Corinthians 2:4
For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.

that.

1 Corinthians 9:25-27
And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible…

2 Timothy 2:6
The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.

Hebrews 3:1,14
Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus; …









(23) And this I do . . .--Better, And all things I do for the gospel's sake: such being the reading of the best MSS. Here a new thought is introduced. From them for whom he labours, the Apostle turns for a moment to himself. After all, the highest reward even an Apostle can have is to be a sharer in that common salvation which has been brought to light by the gospel. With argument and illustration, St. Paul had vigorously and unflinchingly maintained the dignity and rights of his office. The pathetic words with which he now concludes show that in defending the dignity of his Apostolate he had not been forgetful of that personal humility which every Christian minister feels more and more deeply in proportion as he realises the greatness of his office.

Verse 23. - And this I do. The better reading is, and I do all things. For the gospel's sake. This is a wider feeling than even "for the elect's sakes" of 2 Timothy 2:10. With you. The "you" is not expressed in the original, where we only have "a fellow partaker [συγκοινωνὸς, Romans 11:17] of it." But the word illustrates the deep humility of the apostle.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
I do
ποιῶ (poiō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

all [this]
Πάντα (Panta)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

for the sake of
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

gospel,
εὐαγγέλιον (euangelion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2098: From the same as euaggelizo; a good message, i.e. The gospel.

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

I may share
γένωμαι (genōmai)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Middle - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

in its [blessings].
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Neuter 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.


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