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1 Corinthians 16:7

    1 Corinthians 16:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For I will not see you now by the way; but I trust to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For I will not see you now by the way; but I trust to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For I do not wish to see you now by the way; for I hope to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For it is not my desire to see you now, on my way; because it is my hope to be with you for some time, if that is the Lord's pleasure.

    Webster's Revision

    For I do not wish to see you now by the way; for I hope to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit.

    World English Bible

    For I do not wish to see you now in passing, but I hope to stay a while with you, if the Lord permits.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For I do not wish to see you now by the way; for I hope to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permit.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 16:7

    I will not see you now by the way - From Ephesus to Corinth was merely across the Aegean Sea, and comparatively a short passage.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Corinthians 16:7

    For I will not see you now by the way - On the way to Macedonia. Something had occurred to change his mind, and to induce him to go to Macedonia by another way.

    But I trust to tarry a while with you - That is, on my return from Macedonia, 1 Corinthians 16:5. Greek, "I hope to remain with you a little while.

    If the Lord permit - The apostle did not use the language of certainty and of confidence. He felt his dependence on God, and regarded all as under his direction; see the same form of expression in 1 Corinthians 4:19, and the note on that place.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Corinthians 16:7

    16:7 I will not see you now - Not till I have been in Macedonia.