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2 Corinthians 2:17New King James Version (NKJV)

17 For we are not, as so many,[a] peddling the word of God; but as of sincerity, but as from God, we speak in the sight of God in Christ.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Corinthians 2:17 M-Text reads the rest.
New King James Version (NKJV)

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2 Corinthians 2:17New American Standard Bible (NASB)

17 For we are not like many, [a]peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Corinthians 2:17 Or corrupting
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2 Corinthians 2:17Amplified Bible (AMP)

17 For we are not like many, [acting like merchants] peddling God’s word [shortchanging and adulterating God’s message]; but from pure [uncompromised] motives, as [commissioned and sent] from God, we speak [His message] in Christ in the sight of God.

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2 Corinthians 2:17New International Version (NIV)

17 Unlike so many, we do not peddle the word of God for profit. On the contrary, in Christ we speak before God with sincerity, as those sent from God.

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2 Corinthians 2:17King James Version (KJV)

17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:18New King James Version (NKJV)

18 What is my reward then? That when I preach the gospel, I may present the gospel of Christ[a] without charge, that I may not abuse my authority in the gospel.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Corinthians 9:18 NU-Text omits of Christ.
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

1 Corinthians 9:18New American Standard Bible (NASB)

18 What then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel.

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1 Corinthians 9:18Amplified Bible (AMP)

18 What then is my reward? [Just this:] that, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge [to everyone], so as not to take advantage of my rights [as a preacher and apostle] in [preaching] the gospel.

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1 Corinthians 9:18New International Version (NIV)

18 What then is my reward? Just this: that in preaching the gospel I may offer it free of charge, and so not make full use of my rights as a preacher of the gospel.

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1 Corinthians 9:18King James Version (KJV)

18 What is my reward then? Verily that, when I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of Christ without charge, that I abuse not my power in the gospel.

2 Thessalonians 3:8-10New King James Version (NKJV)

nor did we eat anyone’s bread free of charge, but worked with labor and toil night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you, not because we do not have authority, but to make ourselves an example of how you should follow us.

10 For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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2 Thessalonians 3:8-10New American Standard Bible (NASB)

nor did we eat [a]anyone’s bread [b]without paying for it, but with labor and hardship we kept working night and day so that we would not be a burden to any of you; not because we do not have the right to this, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you, so that you would [c]follow our example. 10 For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Thessalonians 3:8 Lit from anyone
  2. 2 Thessalonians 3:8 Lit freely
  3. 2 Thessalonians 3:9 Lit imitate us
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2 Thessalonians 3:8-10Amplified Bible (AMP)

nor did we eat anyone’s bread without paying for it, but with labor and hardship we worked night and day [to pay our own way] so that we would not be a financial burden on any of you [for our support]; not because we do not have a right to such support, but [we provided our own financial support] to offer ourselves as a model for you, so that you would follow our example. 10 For even while we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is [a]not to eat, either.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Thessalonians 3:10 I.e. if one is able, but unwilling to work to provide for himself or his family, it is unjust for him to receive the necessities of life provided free by those who willingly work.
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2 Thessalonians 3:8-10New International Version (NIV)

nor did we eat anyone’s food without paying for it. On the contrary, we worked night and day, laboring and toiling so that we would not be a burden to any of you. We did this, not because we do not have the right to such help, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you to imitate. 10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.”

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2 Thessalonians 3:8-10King James Version (KJV)

Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:

Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.

10 For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

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