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1 Corinthians 16:1–2

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1 Now concerning athe collection for bthe saints, as cI directed the churches of dGalatia, so do you also.

2 On athe first day of every week each one of you is to 1put aside and save, as he may prosper, so that bno collections be made when I come.

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1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — The New International Version (NIV)

Now about the collection for the Lord’s people: Do what I told the Galatian churches to do. On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money in keeping with your income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections will have to be made.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Now concerning the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do. On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Now regarding your question about the money being collected for God’s people in Jerusalem. You should follow the same procedure I gave to the churches in Galatia. On the first day of each week, you should each put aside a portion of the money you have earned. Don’t wait until I get there and then try to collect it all at once.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given orders to the churches of Galatia, so you must do also: On the first day of the week let each one of you lay something aside, storing up as he may prosper, that there be no collections when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — New Century Version (NCV)

Now I will write about the collection of money for God’s people. Do the same thing I told the Galatian churches to do: On the first day of every week, each one of you should put aside money as you have been blessed. Save it up so you will not have to collect money after I come.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I gave order to the churches of Galatia, so also do ye. Upon the first day of the week let each one of you lay by him in store, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I directed the assemblies of Galatia, so do ye do also. On the first of the week let each of you put by at home, laying up in whatever degree he may have prospered, that there may be no collections when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Now, concerning the money to be collected for God’s people in Jerusalem: I want you to do as I directed the churches in Galatia. Every Sunday each of you should set aside some of your money and save it. Then money won’t have to be collected when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Now about the collection for the saints: You should do the same as I instructed the Galatian churches. On the first day of the week, each of you is to set something aside and save in keeping with how he prospers, so that no collections will need to be made when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Now concerning the collection for the saints: you should follow the directions I gave to the churches of Galatia. On the first day of every week, each of you is to put aside and save whatever extra you earn, so that collections need not be taken when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Now concerning the collection for the saints: just as I gave directions about it to the churches of Galatia, so you do also. On the first day of the week, each one of you put aside something, saving up to whatever extent he has prospered, in order that whenever I come, at that time collections do not take place.

1 Corinthians 16:1–2 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Now I want to deal with the offering of money for God’s people.

Do what I told the churches in Galatia to do. On the first day of every week, each of you should put some money away. The amount should be in keeping with how much money you make. Save the money so that you won’t have to take up an offering when I come.