Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 does not come from delusion or impure motives, nor [is it motivated] by deceit [our message is complete, accurate, and based on the truth—it does not change].

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.

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.

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

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 2:3

Context Readings

Paul's Approach To Ministry In Thessalonica

2 But also having suffered before, and having been injured, as ye know, among the Philippians, we acted freely in our God to speak to you the good news of God with much contest. 3 For our entreaty nor from error, nor from uncleanness, nor in deceit: 4 But as we have been tried by God to be entrusted with the good news, so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, trying our hearts:


Cross References

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not as the many adulterating the word of God: but as of purity, but as of God, before the face of God speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:2

But have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craft, neither adulterating the word of God; but by manifestation of the truth recommending ourselves to every consciousness of man before God.

Numbers 16:15

And it will be kindled to Moses greatly, and he will say to Jehovah, Thou wilt not turn to their gift: not one ass did I take from them, and I did not evil to one of them.

1 Samuel 12:3

Behold me: answer against me before Jehovah and before his Messiah, whose ox did I take? or whose ass did I take? and whom did I oppress? whom did I vex? and from whose hand did I take a ransom and hidden mine eyes with it? and I will turn back to you.

Acts 20:33-34

Silver or gold, or clothing, of none have I eagerly desired.

2 Corinthians 7:2

Receive us; we injured none, we corrupted none, we took advantage of none.

2 Corinthians 12:16-18

And "let it be, I overloaded you not: but being dexterous, I took you by contrivance.

1 Thessalonians 2:5-6

For neither once in word were we flatterers, as ye know, neither in a pretext of covetousness; God the witness:

1 Thessalonians 4:7

But God has not called you to uncleanness, but in consecration.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we proclaim not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus.

2 Corinthians 11:13

For such the falsely sent, crafty workers, being transformed into the sent of Christ.

1 Thessalonians 2:11

As ye know how each one of you, as a father his children, comforting and encouraging, and testifying,

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Therefore as to the rest, brethren we ask you, and beseech in the Lord Jesus, as ye received from us how ye must walk and please God, that ye may more abound.

2 Thessalonians 2:11

And for this, God shall send them the energy of error, for them to believe in falsehood:

2 Peter 1:16

For not having followed ingeniously contrived fictions, we made known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, but having been spectators of his majesty.

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