Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Corinthians 9:4 in English Standard Version "Do we not have the right to eat and drink?" 1Co 9:14 In the same way, the Lord commanded that those who proclaim the gospel should get their living by the gospel. 1Th 2:6 Nor did we seek glory from people, whether from you or from others, though we could have made demands as apostles of Christ. 1Th 2:9 For you remember, brothers, our labor and toil: we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you, while we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. 2Th 3:8 nor did we eat anyone’s bread without paying for it, but with toil and labor we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you.