1 Corinthians 9:12
Good News Translation
If others have the right to expect this from you, don't we have an even greater right? But we haven't made use of this right. Instead, we have endured everything in order not to put any obstacle in the way of the Good News about Christ.

Contemporary English Version
If others have the right to do this, we have an even greater right. But we haven't used this right of ours. We are willing to put up with anything to keep from causing trouble for the message about Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

others.

2 Corinthians 11:20 For you suffer if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour you, if a man take from you, if a man be lifted up, if a man strike you on the face.

are not.

1 Corinthians 9:2 And if unto others I be not an apostle, but yet to you I am. For you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 4:14,15 I write not these things to confound you: but I admonish you as my dearest children. . . .

Nevertheless.

1 Corinthians 9:15,18 But I have used none of these things. Neither have I written these things, that they should be so done unto me: for it is good for me to die rather than that any man should make my glory void. . . .

Acts 20:31-34 Therefore watch, keeping in memory that for three years I ceased not with tears to admonish every one of you, night and day. . . .

2 Corinthians 11:7-10 Or did I commit a fault, humbling myself that you might be exalted, because I preached unto you the Gospel of God freely? . . .

2 Corinthians 12:13,14 For what is there that you have had less than the other churches but that I myself was not burthensome to you? Pardon me this injury. . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:6-9 Nor sought we glory of men, neither of you, nor of others. . . .

2 Thessalonians 3:8,9 Neither did we eat any man's bread for nothing: but in labour and in toil we worked night and day, lest we should be chargeable to any of you. . . .

but.

1 Corinthians 4:11,12 Even unto this hour we both hunger and thirst and are naked and are buffeted and have no fixed abode. . . .

1 Corinthians 6:7 Already indeed there is plainly a fault among you, that you have law suits one with another. Why do you not rather take wrong? Why do you not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?

hinder.

Genesis 24:56 Stay me not, said he, because the Lord hath prospered my way: send me away, that I may go to my master.

Nehemiah 4:8 And they all assembled themselves together, to come, and to fight against Jerusalem, and to prepare ambushes.

Luke 11:52 Woe to you lawyers, for you have taken away the key of knowledge. You yourselves have not entered in: and those that were entering in, you have hindered.

Romans 15:22 For which cause also, I was hindered very much from coming to you and have been kept away till now.

2 Corinthians 11:12 But what I do, that I will do: that I may cut off the occasion from them that desire occasion: that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.

Context
The Rights of an Apostle
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. 13Know you not that they who work in the holy place eat the things that are of the holy place; and they that serve the altar partake with the altar?…
Cross References
Acts 18:3
And because he was of the same trade, he remained with them and wrought. (Now they were tentmakers by trade.)

Acts 20:33
I have not coveted any man's silver, gold or apparel, as

1 Corinthians 4:15
For if you have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet not many fathers. For in Christ Jesus, by the gospel, I have begotten you.

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

1 Corinthians 9:15
But I have used none of these things. Neither have I written these things, that they should be so done unto me: for it is good for me to die rather than that any man should make my glory void.

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 9:18
What is my reward then? That preaching the gospel, I may deliver the gospel without charge, that I abuse not my power in the gospel.

1 Corinthians 13:7
Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.

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,

2 Corinthians 6:3
Giving no offence to any man, that our ministry be not blamed.

2 Corinthians 11:12
But what I do, that I will do: that I may cut off the occasion from them that desire occasion: that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.

2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is there that you have had less than the other churches but that I myself was not burthensome to you? Pardon me this injury.

2 Corinthians 12:14
Behold now the third time I am ready to come to you and I will not be burthensome unto you. For I seek not the things that are yours, but you. For neither ought the children to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.

Additional Translations
If others have this right to your support, shouldn’t we have it all the more? But we did not exercise this right. Instead, we put up with anything rather than hinder the gospel of Christ.

If others partake of the authority over you, should we not more? But we did not use this right. Instead, we bear all things, so that we should not place any hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

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.

If others partake of this right over you, do not we yet more? Nevertheless we did not use this right; but we bear all things, that we may cause no hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

If others partake of this right over you, should not rather we? But we have not used this right, but we bear all things, that we may put no hindrance in the way of the glad tidings of the Christ.

If others partake of this right over you, do not we yet more? Nevertheless we did not use this right; but we bear all things, that we may cause no hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

If others are 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.

If other teachers possess that right over you, do not we possess it much more? Yet we have not availed ourselves of the right, but we patiently endure all things rather than hinder in the least degree the progress of the Good News of the Christ.

If others partake of this right over you, don't we yet more? Nevertheless we did not use this right, but we bear all things, that we may cause no hindrance to the Good News of Christ.

if others do partake of the authority over you -- not we more? but we did not use this authority, but all things we bear, that we may give no hindrance to the good news of the Christ.
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