1 Corinthians 16:9
Good News Translation
There is a real opportunity here for great and worthwhile work, even though there are many opponents.

Contemporary English Version
because there is a wonderful opportunity for me to do some work here. But there are also many people who are against me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For a great door and evident is opened unto me: and many adversaries.

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For a great door and evident is opened unto me: and many adversaries.

a great.

Acts 19:8 And entering into the synagogue, he spoke boldly for the space of three months, disputing and exhorting concerning the kingdom of God.

*etc:

door.

Acts 14:27 And when they were come and had assembled the church, they related what great things God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.

2 Corinthians 2:12 And when I was come to Troas for the gospel of Christ and a door was opened unto me in the Lord,

Colossians 4:3 Praying withal for us also, that God may open unto us a door of speech to speak the mystery of Christ (for which also I am bound):

Revelation 3:7,8 And to the angel of the church of Philadelphia write: These things saith the Holy One and the true one, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth and no man shutteth, shutteth and no man openeth: . . .

there.

1 Corinthians 15:32 If (according to man) I fought with beasts at Ephesus, what doth it profit me, if the dead rise not again? Let us eat and drink, for to morrow we shall die.

Acts 19:9,10 But when some were hardened and believed not, speaking evil of the way of the Lord before the multitude, departing from them, he separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus. . . .

2 Corinthians 1:8-10 For we would not have you ignorant, brethren, of our tribulation which came to us in Asia: that we were pressed out of measure above our strength, so that we were weary even of life. . . .

Philippians 3:18 For many walk, of whom I have told you often (and now tell you weeping) that they are enemies of the cross of Christ:

Context
Paul's Travel Plans
8But I will tarry at Ephesus, until Pentecost. 9For a great door and evident is opened unto me: and many adversaries. 10Now if Timothy come, see that he be with you without fear: for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also do.…
Cross References
Acts 14:27
And when they were come and had assembled the church, they related what great things God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.

Acts 19:9
But when some were hardened and believed not, speaking evil of the way of the Lord before the multitude, departing from them, he separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.

2 Corinthians 1:6
Now whether we be in tribulation, it is for your exhortation and salvation: or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation: or whether we be exhorted, it is for your exhortation and salvation, which worketh the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer.

James 5:16
Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much.

Additional Translations
because a great door for effective work has opened to me, even though many oppose me.

For a great and productive door has opened to me, and many are opposing.

For a great door and effectual is opened to me, and there are many adversaries.

for a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries.

For a great door is opened to me and an effectual [one], and [the] adversaries many.

for a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries.

For a great door and effectual is opened to me, and there are many adversaries.

for a wide door stands open before me which demands great efforts, and we have many opponents.

for a great and effective door has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.

for a door to me hath been opened -- great and effectual -- and withstanders are many.
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