1 Corinthians 9:3
Good News Translation
When people criticize me, this is how I defend myself:

Contemporary English Version
When people question me, I tell them

Douay-Rheims Bible
My defence with them that do examine me is this.

New American Bible
My defense against those who would pass judgment on me is this.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My defence with them that do examine me is this.

answer.

Acts 22:1 Men, brethren and fathers, hear ye the account which I now give unto you.

Acts 25:16 To whom I answered: it is not the custom of the Romans to condemn any man, before that he who is accused have his accusers present and have liberty to make his answer, to clear himself of the things laid to his charge.

Philippians 1:7,17 As it is meet for me to think this for you all, for that I have you in my heart; and that, in my bands and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of my joy. . . .

2 Timothy 4:16 At my first answer, no man stood with me: but all forsook me. May it not be laid to their charge!

*Gr:

them.

1 Corinthians 14:37 If any seem to be a prophet or spiritual, let him know the things that I write to you, that they are the commandments of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 10:7,8 See the things that are according to outward appearance. If any man trust to himself, that he is Christ's let him think this again with himself, that as he is Christ's, so are we also. . . .

2 Corinthians 12:16-19 But be it so: I did not burthen you: but being crafty, I caught you by guile. . . .

2 Corinthians 13:3,5,10 Do you seek a proof of Christ that speaketh in me, who towards you is not weak, but is mighty in you? . . .

Context
The Rights of an Apostle
2And 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. 3My defence with them that do examine me is this. 4Have not we power to eat and to drink?…
Cross References
Luke 12:11
And when they shall bring you into the synagogues and to magistrates and powers, be not solicitous how or what you shall answer, or what you shall say.

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 9:4
Have not we power to eat and to drink?

Additional Translations
This is my defense to those who scrutinize me:

This is my defense to those examining me:

My answer to them that do examine me is this,

My defence to them that examine me is this.

My defence to those who examine me is this:

My defence to them that examine me is this.

My answer to them that examine me is this,

That is how I vindicate myself to those who criticize me.

My defense to those who examine me is this.

My defence to those who examine me in this;
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