1 Corinthians 16:22
Good News Translation
Whoever does not love the Lord--a curse on him! Marana tha--Our Lord, come!

New Revised Standard Version
Let anyone be accursed who has no love for the Lord. Our Lord, come!

Contemporary English Version
I pray that God will put a curse on everyone who doesn't love the Lord. And may the Lord come soon.

New American Bible
If anyone does not love the Lord, let him be accursed. Marana tha.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If any man love not our Lord Jesus Christ, let him be anathema, maranatha.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If any man love not our Lord Jesus Christ, let him be anathema, maranatha.


Songs 1:3,4,7 Draw me: we will run after thee to the odour of thy ointments. The king hath brought me into his storerooms: we will be glad and rejoice in thee, remembering thy breasts more than wine: the rightous love thee. . . .

Songs 3:1-3 In my bed by night I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, and found him not. . . .

Songs 5:16 His throat most sweet, and he is all lovely: such is my beloved, and he is my friend, O ye daughters of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 5:1 I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill in a fruitful place.

Matthew 10:37 He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me.

Matthew 25:40,45 And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me. . . .

John 8:42 Jesus therefore said to them: If God were your Father, you would indeed love me. For from God I proceeded and came. For I came not of myself: but he sent me.

John 14:15,21,23 If you love me, keep my commandments. . . .

John 15:24 If I had not done among them the works that no other man hath done, they would not have sin: but now they have both seen and hated both me and my Father.

John 16:14 He shall glorify me: because he shall receive of mine and shall shew it to you.

John 21:15-17 When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him: Feed my lambs. . . .

2 Corinthians 5:14,15 For the charity of Christ presseth us: judging this, that if one died for all, then all were dead. . . .

2 Corinthians 8:8,9 I speak not as commanding: but by the carefulness of others, approving also the good disposition of your charity. . . .

Galatians 5:6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing nor uncircumcision: but faith that worketh by Charity.

Ephesians 6:24 Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in incorruption. Amen.

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints.

1 Peter 1:8 Whom having not seen, you love: in whom also now though you see him not, you believe and, believing, shall rejoice with joy unspeakable and glorified;

1 Peter 2:7 To you therefore that believe, he is honour: but to them that believe not, the stone which the builders rejected, the same is made the head of the corner:

1 John 4:19 Let us therefore love God: because God first hath loved us.

1 John 5:1 Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ, is born of God. And every one that loveth him who begot, loveth him also who is born of him.


Matthew 25:41,46 Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the devil and his angels. . . .

Acts 23:14 Who came to the chief priests and the ancients and said: We have bound ourselves under a great curse that we will eat nothing till we have slain Paul.

Romans 9:3 For I wished myself to be an anathema from Christ, for my brethren: who are my kinsmen according to the flesh:

Galatians 1:8,9 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach a gospel to you besides that which we have preached to you, let him be anathema. . . .


1 Corinthians 12:3 Wherefore, I give you to understand that no man, speaking by the Spirit of God, saith Anathema to Jesus. And no man can say The Lord Jesus, but by the Holy Ghost.

2 Thessalonians 1:8,9 In a flame of fire, giving vengeance to them who know not God and who obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. . . .

Jude 1:14,15 Now of these Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying: Behold, the Lord cometh with thousands of his saints: . . .

Final Greetings
21The salutation of me Paul, with my own hand. 22If any man love not our Lord Jesus Christ, let him be anathema, maranatha. 23The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.…
Cross References
Romans 9:3
For I wished myself to be an anathema from Christ, for my brethren: who are my kinsmen according to the flesh:

Philippians 4:5
Let your modesty be known to all men. The Lord is nigh.

Revelation 22:20
He that giveth testimony of these things, saith: Surely, I come quickly: Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.

1 Corinthians 16:21
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