New American Standard Bible
I do all things for the sake of the gospel, so that I may become a fellow partaker of it.
King James Bible
And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.
Darby Bible Translation
And I do all things for the sake of the glad tidings, that I may be fellow-partaker with them.
World English Bible
Now I do this for the sake of the Good News, that I may be a joint partaker of it.
Young's Literal Translation
And this I do because of the good news, that a fellow-partaker of it I may become;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For the gospel's sake - That it may be advanced, and may be successful.
That I might be partaker thereof with you - You hope to be saved. You regard yourselves as Christians; and I wish to give evidence also that "I" am a Christian, and that I shall be admitted to heaven to partake of the happiness of the redeemed. This he did, by so denying himself as to give evidence that he was truly actuated by Christian principles.
Library'Concerning the Crown'
'They do it to obtain a corruptible crown, but we are incorruptible.'--1 COR. ix. 25. One of the most famous of the Greek athletic festivals was held close by Corinth. Its prize was a pine-wreath from the neighbouring sacred grove. The painful abstinence and training of ten months, and the fierce struggle of ten minutes, had for their result a twist of green leaves, that withered in a week, and a little fading fame that was worth scarcely more, and lasted scarcely longer. The struggle and the discipline …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
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But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,
1 Corinthians 9:22
To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.
1 Corinthians 9:24
Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.
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