1 Thessalonians 2:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For our exhortation does not come from error or impurity or by way of deceit;

King James Version

For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:

Holman Bible

For our exhortation didn't come from error or impurity or an intent to deceive.

International Standard Version

For our appeal to you does not spring from deceit, impure motives, or trickery.

A Conservative Version

For our exhortation is not from error, nor from uncleanness, nor in deception,

American Standard Version

For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:

Amplified

For our appeal [in preaching] does not [originate] from delusion or error or impure purpose or motive, nor in fraud or deceit.

An Understandable Version

For our appeal [to you was] not based on error, or impure [motives], or deception.

Anderson New Testament

For our exhortation arose not from deception, nor from uncleanness, nor was it with guile;

Bible in Basic English

For our witness does not come from error or from an unclean heart or from deceit:

Common New Testament

For our appeal does not spring from error or impurity, nor is it made with deceit;

Daniel Mace New Testament

for our doctrine was free from all imposture, avarice, and fraud.

Darby Translation

For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile;

Godbey New Testament

For our exhortation was not from delusion, nor from impurity, nor in guile:

Goodspeed New Testament

For our appeal does not rest on a delusion, nor spring from any impure motive; there is no fraud about it.

John Wesley New Testament

For our exhortation is not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For our exhortation was not of error nor of uncleanness nor in guile,

Julia Smith Translation

For our entreaty nor from error, nor from uncleanness, nor in deceit:

King James 2000

For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For our exhortation [is] not from error or from impurity or with deceit,

Modern King James verseion

For our exhortation to you was not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Our exhortation was not to bring you to error, nor yet to uncleanness, neither was it with guile:

Moffatt New Testament

For the appeal we make does not spring from any delusion or from impure motives ??it does not work by cunning;

Montgomery New Testament

For my preaching was not grounded on a delusion, or on impure motives, on in deceit.

NET Bible

For the appeal we make does not come from error or impurity or with deceit,

New Heart English Bible

For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deception.

New simplified Bible

For our presentation (exhortation) is not based on error, or of uncleanness, or in deceit.

Noyes New Testament

For our teaching is not from error, nor from impurity, nor in guile;

Sawyer New Testament

For our exhortation was not of error, nor of impurity, nor with deceit,

The Emphasized Bible

For, our exhortation, is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And our exhortation originated not from delusion, or impurity, or from guile;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Our appeal to you was not based on a delusion, nor was it made from unworthy motives, or with any intention of misleading you.

Webster

For our exhortation was not from deceit, nor from impurity, nor in guile;

Weymouth New Testament

For our preaching was not grounded on a delusion, nor prompted by mingled motives, nor was there fraud in it.

Williams New Testament

For our appeal did not originate from a delusion or an impure motive; it was not made in fraud;

World English Bible

For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deception.

Worrell New Testament

For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile;

Worsley New Testament

For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of impurity, nor in guile:

Youngs Literal Translation

for our exhortation is not out of deceit, nor out of uncleanness, nor in guile,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our , us , we , not tr ,
Usage: 388

παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

was not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
Usage: 709
Usage: 709

πλάνη 
Plane 
Usage: 10

nor
οὐδέ 
Oude 
οὔτε 
Oute 
neither , nor , not , no not , not so much as , then not , not tr ,
neither , nor , nor yet , no not , not , yet not ,
Usage: 83
Usage: 68

ἀκαθαρσία 
Akatharsia 
Usage: 9

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

Images 1 Thessalonians 2:3

Verse Info

Context Readings

Paul's Approach To Ministry In Thessalonica

2 but after we had already suffered and been mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition. 3 For our exhortation does not come from error or impurity or by way of deceit; 4 but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 2:17

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

2 Corinthians 4:2

but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

Numbers 16:15

Then Moses became very angry and said to the LORD, "Do not regard their offering! I have not taken a single donkey from them, nor have I done harm to any of them."

1 Samuel 12:3

"Here I am; bear witness against me before the LORD and His anointed Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken, or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed, or from whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with it? I will restore it to you."

Acts 20:33-34

"I have coveted no one's silver or gold or clothes.

2 Corinthians 7:2

Make room for us in your hearts; we wronged no one, we corrupted no one, we took advantage of no one.

2 Corinthians 12:16-18

But be that as it may, I did not burden you myself; nevertheless, crafty fellow that I am, I took you in by deceit.

1 Thessalonians 2:5-6

For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed--God is witness--

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God has not called us for the purpose of impurity, but in sanctification.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 11:13

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

1 Thessalonians 2:11

just as you know how we were exhorting and encouraging and imploring each one of you as a father would his own children,

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

2 Thessalonians 2:11

For this reason God will send upon them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false,

2 Peter 1:16

For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.

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