1-corinthians 16 :7

1-corinthians 16 :7 Translations

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.

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 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 will not see you now by the way; but I trust 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.

Definitions for 1-corinthians 16 :7

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' Commentary 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 Commentary on 1-corinthians 16 :7

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