1 Corinthians 9:10

or does he say it assuredly for our sake? Yes, it was written for our sake, because he who plows ought to plow in hope, and he who threshes in hope should partake of his hope.

Alternate Versions of 1 Corinthians 9-10

A Conservative Version: 1 Corinthians 9:10
or does he speak altogether for our sake? For our sake, for it was written, He who plows ought to plow with hope, and he who threshes with his hope, with hope to share.

American Standard Version: 1 Corinthians 9:10
or saith he it assuredly for our sake? Yea, for our sake it was written: because he that ploweth ought to plow in hope, and he that thresheth, `to thresh' in hope of partaking.

Bible in Basic English: 1 Corinthians 9:10
Or has he us in mind? Yes, it was said for us; because it is right for the ploughman to do his ploughing in hope, and for him who is crushing the grain to do his work hoping for a part in the fruits of it.

Darby English Bible: 1 Corinthians 9:10
or does he say [it] altogether for our sakes? For for our sakes it has been written, that the plougher should plough in hope, and he that treads out corn, in hope of partaking of [it].

King James Version: 1 Corinthians 9:10
Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that ploweth should plow in hope; and that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope.

King James Version (UK): 1 Corinthians 9:10
Or says he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written that he that plows should plow in hope; and that he that threshes in hope should be partaker of his hope.

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Corinthians 9:10
or because of us by all means doth He say `it'? yes, because of us it was written, because in hope ought the plower to plow, and he who is treading `ought' of his hope to partake in hope.

Verses Related to 1 Corinthians 9-10

Matthew 24:22
Unless those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved. But for the sake of the chosen ones, those days will be shortened.

Romans 15:4
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's farming, God's building.

1 Corinthians 10:11
Now all these things happened to them by way of example, and they were written for our admonition, on whom the ends of the ages have come.

2 Corinthians 4:15
For all things are for your sakes, that the grace, being multiplied through the many, may cause the thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

2 Timothy 2:6
The farmers who labor must be the first to get a share of the crops.