1 Corinthians 4:15
Good News Translation
For even if you have ten thousand guardians in your Christian life, you have only one father. For in your life in union with Christ Jesus I have become your father by bringing the Good News to you.

Contemporary English Version
Ten thousand people may teach you about Christ, but I am your only father. You became my children when I told you about Christ Jesus,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For if you have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet not many fathers. For in Christ Jesus, by the gospel, I have begotten you.

New American Bible
Even if you should have countless guides to Christ, yet you do not have many fathers, for I became your father in Christ Jesus through the gospel.

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For if you have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet not many fathers. For in Christ Jesus, by the gospel, I have begotten you.

ye have.

2 Timothy 4:3 For there shall be a time when they will not endure sound doctrine but, according to their own desires, they will heap to themselves teachers having itching ears:

for.

1 Corinthians 3:6,10 I have planted, Apollo watered: but God gave the increase. . . .

1 Corinthians 9:1,2 Am I not I free? Am not I an apostle? Have not I seen Christ Jesus our Lord? Are not you my work in the Lord? . . .

Acts 18:4-11 And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, bringing in the name of the Lord Jesus. And he persuaded the Jews and the Greeks. . . .

Romans 15:20 And I have so preached this gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man a foundation.

2 Corinthians 3:1-3 Do we begin again to commend ourselves? Or do we need (as some do) epistles of commendation to you, or from you? . . .

Galatians 4:19 My little children, of whom I am in labour again, until Christ be formed in you.

Titus 1:4 To Titus, my beloved son according to the common faith, grace and peace, from God the Father and from Christ Jesus our Saviour.

Philemon 1:10 I beseech thee for my son, whom I have begotten in my bands, Onesimus,

12, 19

James 1:18 For of his own will hath he begotten us by the word of truth, that we might be some beginning of his creature.

1 Peter 1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, by the word of God who liveth and remaineth for ever.

Context
Paul Warns his Children
14I write not these things to confound you: but I admonish you as my dearest children. 15For if you have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet not many fathers. For in Christ Jesus, by the gospel, I have begotten you. 16Wherefore, I beseech you, be ye followers of me as I also am of Christ.…
Cross References
Numbers 11:12
Have I conceived all this multitude, or begotten them, that thou shouldst say to me: Carry them in thy bosom as the nurse is wont to carry the little infant, and bear them into the land, for which thou hast sworn to their fathers?

1 Corinthians 1:30
But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom and justice and sanctification and redemption:

1 Corinthians 3:6
I have planted, Apollo watered: but God gave the increase.

1 Corinthians 3:8
Now he that planteth and he that watereth, are one. And every man shall receive his own reward, according to his own labour.

1 Corinthians 9:1
Am I not I free? Am not I an apostle? Have not I seen Christ Jesus our Lord? Are not you my work in the Lord?

1 Corinthians 9:12
If others be partakers of this power over you, why not we rather? Nevertheless, we have not used this power: but we bear all things, lest we should give any hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:14
So also the Lord ordained that they who preach the gospel should live by the gospel.

1 Corinthians 9:16
For if I preach the gospel, it is no glory to me: for a necessity lieth upon me. For woe is unto me if I preach not the gospel.

1 Corinthians 15:1
Now I make known unto you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you have received and wherein you stand.

2 Corinthians 4:5
For we preach not ourselves, but Jesus Christ our Lord: and ourselves your servants through Jesus.

Galatians 3:24
Wherefore the law was our pedagogue in Christ: that we might be justified by faith.

Galatians 3:25
But after the faith is come, we are no longer under a pedagogue.

Galatians 4:19
My little children, of whom I am in labour again, until Christ be formed in you.

Philemon 1:10
I beseech thee for my son, whom I have begotten in my bands, Onesimus,

Additional Translations
Even if you have ten thousand guardians in Christ, you do not have many fathers; for in Christ Jesus I became your father through the gospel.

For if you should have ten thousand guardians in Christ, yet not many fathers; for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.

For though you have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have you not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.

For though ye have ten thousand tutors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers; for in Christ Jesus I begat you through the gospel.

For if ye should have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet not many fathers; for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the glad tidings.

For though ye should have ten thousand tutors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I begat you through the gospel.

For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.

For even if you were to have ten thousand spiritual instructors--for all that you could not have several fathers. It is I who in Christ Jesus became your father through the Good News.

For though you have ten thousand tutors in Christ, yet not many fathers. For in Christ Jesus, I became your father through the Good News.

for if a myriad of child-conductors ye may have in Christ, yet not many fathers; for in Christ Jesus, through the good news, I -- I did beget you;
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