1 Corinthians 9:11
Good News Translation
We have sown spiritual seed among you. Is it too much if we reap material benefits from you?

Contemporary English Version
When we told the message to you, it was like planting spiritual seed. So we have the right to accept material things as our harvest from you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we reap your carnal things?

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If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we reap your carnal things?

sown.

Malachi 3:8,9 Shall a man afflict God, for you afflict me. And you have said: Wherein do we afflict thee? in tithes and in firstfruits. . . .

Matthew 10:10 Nor scrip for your journey, nor two coats, nor shoes, nor a staff; for the workman is worthy of his meat.

Romans 15:27 For it hath pleased them: and they are their debtors. For, if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, they ought also in carnal things to minister to them.

Galatians 6:6 And let him that is instructed in the word communicate to him that instructeth him, in all good things.

a great.

2 Kings 5:13 His servants came to him, and said to him: Father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, surely thou shouldst have done it: how much rather what he now hath said to thee: Wash, and thou shalt be clean?

2 Corinthians 11:15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers be transformed as the ministers of justice, whose end shall be according to their works.

Context
The Rights of an Apostle
10Or doth he say this indeed for our sakes? For these things are written for our sakes: that he that plougheth, should plough in hope and he that thrasheth, in hope to receive fruit. 11If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we reap your carnal things? 12If 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.…
Cross References
Romans 15:27
For it hath pleased them: and they are their debtors. For, if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, they ought also in carnal things to minister to them.

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

Galatians 6:6
And let him that is instructed in the word communicate to him that instructeth him, in all good things.

Philippians 4:17
Not that I seek the gift: but I seek the fruit that may abound to your account.

Additional Translations
If we have sown spiritual seed among you, is it too much for us to reap a material harvest from you?

If we have sown spiritual things among you, is it a great thing if we will reap material things from you?

If we have sown to you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things?

If we sowed unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we shall reap your carnal things?

If we have sown to you spiritual things, [is it a] great [thing] if we shall reap your carnal things?

If we sowed unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we shall reap your carnal things?

If we have sown to you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things?

If it is we who sowed the spiritual grain in you, is it a great thing that we should reap a temporal harvest from you?

If we sowed to you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we reap your fleshly things?

If we to you the spiritual things did sow -- great is it if we your fleshly things do reap?
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