1 Cor. 16:15 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
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de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
I beseech
parakaleo (Greek #3870)
to call near, i.e. invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation)
KJV usage: beseech, call for, (be of good) comfort, desire, (give) exhort(-ation), intreat, pray.
Pronounce: par-ak-al-eh'-o
Origin: from 3844 and 2564
you
humas (Greek #5209)
you (as the objective of a verb or preposition)
KJV usage: ye, you (+ -ward), your (+ own).
Pronounce: hoo-mas'
Origin: accusative case of 5210
, brethren
adephos (Greek #80)
a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like 1)
KJV usage: brother.
Pronounce: ad-el-fos'
Origin: from 1 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς (the womb)
, (ye know
eido (Greek #1492)
used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent 3700 and 3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know
KJV usage: be aware, behold, X can (+ not tell), consider, (have) know(-ledge), look (on), perceive, see, be sure, tell, understand, wish, wot. Compare 3700.
Pronounce: i'-do
Origin: a primary verb
the house
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
oikia (Greek #3614)
properly, residence (abstractly), but usually (concretely) an abode (literally or figuratively); by implication, a family (especially domestics)
KJV usage: home, house(-hold).
Pronounce: oy-kee'-ah
Origin: from 3624
of Stephanas
Stephanas (Greek #4734)
Stephanas, a Christian
KJV usage: Stephanas.
Pronounce: stef-an-as'
Origin: probably contraction for στεφανωτός (crowned; from 4737)
, that
hoti (Greek #3754)
demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because
KJV usage: as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
Pronounce: hot'-ee
Origin: neuter of 3748 as conjunction
it is
esti (Greek #2076)
he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are
KJV usage: are, be(-long), call, X can(-not), come, consisteth, X dure for a while, + follow, X have, (that) is (to say), make, meaneth, X must needs, + profit, + remaineth, + wrestle.
Pronounce: es-tee'
Origin: third person singular present indicative of 1510
theu firstfruits
aparche (Greek #536)
a beginning of sacrifice, i.e. the (Jewish) first-fruit (figuratively)
KJV usage: first-fruits .
Pronounce: ap-ar-khay'
Origin: from a compound of 575 and 756
of Achaia
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
Achaia (Greek #882)
Achaia (i.e. Greece), a country of Europe
KJV usage: Achaia.
Pronounce: ach-ah-ee'-ah
Origin: of uncertain derivation
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
that they have addicted
tasso (Greek #5021)
to arrange in an orderly manner, i.e. assign or dispose (to a certain position or lot)
KJV usage: addict, appoint, determine, ordain, set.
Pronounce: tas'-so
Origin: a prolonged form of a primary verb (which latter appears only in certain tenses)
themselves
heautou (Greek #1438)
him- (her-, it-, them-, also (in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons) my-, thy-, our-, your-) self (selves), etc.
KJV usage: alone, her (own, -self), (he) himself, his (own), itself, one (to) another, our (thine) own(-selves), + that she had, their (own, own selves), (of) them(-selves), they, thyself, you, your (own, own conceits, own selves, -selves).
Pronounce: heh-ow-too'
Origin: from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive case (dative case or accusative case) of 846
to
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
the ministry
diakonia (Greek #1248)
attendance (as a servant, etc.); figuratively (eleemosynary) aid, (official) service (especially of the Christian teacher, or technically of the diaconate)
KJV usage: (ad-)minister(-ing, -tration, -try), office, relief, service(-ing).
Pronounce: dee-ak-on-ee'-ah
Origin: from 1249
of the saints
hagios (Greek #40)
sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated)
KJV usage: (most) holy (one, thing), saint.
Pronounce: hag'-ee-os
Origin: from ἅγος (an awful thing) (compare 53, 2282)
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Ministry on This Verse

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the house.
the first-fruits.
to the.
Acts 9:36‑41• 36Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.
37And it came to pass in those days, that she was sick, and died: whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.
38And forasmuch as Lydda was nigh to Joppa, and the disciples had heard that Peter was there, they sent unto him two men, desiring him that he would not delay to come to them.
39Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.
40But Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down, and prayed; and turning him to the body said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up.
41And he gave her his hand, and lifted her up, and when he had called the saints and widows, presented her alive.
(Acts 9:36‑41)
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Rom. 12:13• 13Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality. (Rom. 12:13)
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Rom. 15:25• 25But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints. (Rom. 15:25)
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Rom. 16:2• 2That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succorer of many, and of myself also. (Rom. 16:2)
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2 Cor. 8:4• 4Praying us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints. (2 Cor. 8:4)
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2 Cor. 9:1,12‑15• 1For as touching the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you:
12For the administration of this service not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God;
13Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;
14And by their prayer for you, which long after you for the exceeding grace of God in you.
15Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.
(2 Cor. 9:1,12‑15)
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1 Tim. 5:10• 10Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work. (1 Tim. 5:10)
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Philem. 7• 7For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother. (Philem. 7)
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Heb. 6:10• 10For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which ye have showed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister. (Heb. 6:10)
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1 Peter 4:10• 10As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. (1 Peter 4:10)
 The house of Stephanas had no such prominent, wide, or energetic sphere; but they devoted themselves in an orderly way to the saints for service. It was their regular work, not a thing taken up perfunctorily now and then. (Notes on 1 Corinthians 16:13-24 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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But I beseech you, brethren, (ye knowf the house of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruits of Achaia, and they have devoted themselvesg to the saints for service,)

JND Translation Notes

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Oida. It refers to their inward acquaintance with their qualities, not objective knowledge.
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"Devoted themselves," etc. In sum this is the sense; but the force of the apostle's phrase is not wholly given. The Greek word means "appointed to," as an officer to a regiment. The family of Stephanas had appointed themselves to the saints for service -- given themselves up to serve them, or rather given themselves up to them. "The saints" is governed by the verb, not by "service." The idea resulting from what I have given in the text is more what the apostle means.

W. Kelly Translation

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aNow I beseech you, brethren─ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is a first-fruit of Achaia, and that they appointed themselves to the saints for service─

WK Translation Notes

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Stephanas ^: Some add of "Fortunatus" here, others, "and of Achaicus" also, but the best oppose. It is a gloss. (Notes on 1 Cor., p.294)
appointed: The word is ἔταξαν, and means that they set, or appointed, or devoted themselves to the ministry. It is one of the words sometimes translated "ordained." Let those who have not scrupled to ridicule "self-appointment" weigh this passage, and remember that what they despise, as some carnal Corinthians may have done, the Holy Ghost by the apostle distinctly and unqualifiedly commends. If they will obey God, let them be subject to such. (Bible Treasury N12:375)