Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Giving no offence in any thing, that the service be not blamed:

New American Standard Bible

giving no cause for offense in anything, so that the ministry will not be discredited,

King James Version

Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:

Holman Bible

We give no opportunity for stumbling to anyone, so that the ministry will not be blamed.

International Standard Version

We do not put an obstacle in anyone's way. Otherwise, fault may be found with our ministry.

A Conservative Version

giving not one cause of stumbling in anything, so that the ministry may not be criticized,

American Standard Version

giving no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our ministration be not blamed;

Amplified

we put no obstruction in anyone’s path, so that the ministry will not be discredited,

An Understandable Version

[We try] not to place an obstacle in anyone's way [i.e., to keep them from accepting the Gospel message], so that our ministry would not be blamed.

Anderson New Testament

for we put no stumbling-block in any man's way, in order that this ministry may not be blamed;

Bible in Basic English

Giving no cause for trouble in anything, so that no one may be able to say anything against our work;

Common New Testament

We put no stumbling block in anyone's path, so that our ministry will not be discredited.

Daniel Mace New Testament

as for us, we give no occasion of offence, that our ministry may not be blamed:

Darby Translation

giving no manner of offence in anything, that the ministry be not blamed;

Godbey New Testament

giving no occasion of stumbling in anything, in order that the ministry may not be blamed;

Goodspeed New Testament

I put no obstacles in anyone's path, so that no fault may be found with my work.

John Wesley New Testament

Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed, But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God,

King James 2000

Giving no offense in anything, that the ministry be not blamed:

Lexham Expanded Bible

[We are] giving no one an occasion for taking offense in anything, in order that our ministry will not have fault found [with it],

Modern King James verseion

We are in nothing giving cause of stumbling, in no way, so that the ministry may not be blamed,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let us give no man occasion of evil, that in our office be found no fault:

Moffatt New Testament

I put no obstacle in the path of any, so that my ministry may not be discredited;

Montgomery New Testament

I am giving no one a cause of stumbling in order that my ministry may not be discredited;

NET Bible

We do not give anyone an occasion for taking an offense in anything, so that no fault may be found with our ministry.

New Heart English Bible

We give no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our service may not be blamed,

Noyes New Testament

giving no occasion for stumbling in anything, that the ministry may not be blamed;

The Emphasized Bible

Giving, no single, occasion of stumbling, in anything, that the ministry be not blamed;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Never do we put an obstacle in any one's way, that no fault may be found with our ministry.

Webster

Giving no offense in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:

Weymouth New Testament

We endeavour to give people no cause for stumbling in anything, lest the work we are doing should fall into discredit.

Williams New Testament

To keep my ministry from being found fault with, I am trying not to put a single hindrance in anybody's way.

World English Bible

We give no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our service may not be blamed,

Worrell New Testament

giving no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our ministry be not blamed;

Worsley New Testament

We give no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:

Youngs Literal Translation

in nothing giving any cause of offence, that the ministration may be not blamed,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

no
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

προσκοπή 
Proskope 
Usage: 1

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

μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

the ministry
διακονία 
Diakonia 
Usage: 33

be
μωμάομαι 
Momaomai 
Usage: 2

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 6:3

References

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 6:3

Context Readings

Afflictions Of God's Servants

2 (For he says, In an acceptable time I listened to thee, and in the day of salvation have I run to succor thee: behold, now the acceptable time; behold; now the day of salvation.) 3 Giving no offence in any thing, that the service be not blamed: 4 But in every thing recommending ourselves as servants of God, in much patience, in pressures, in necessities, in extremities,



Cross References

1 Corinthians 9:12

If others participate with your power, not rather we? But we used not this power; but endure all things, lest we give some hindrance to the good news of Christ.

Romans 14:13

Then let us no more judge one another: but rather judge ye this, not to put a stumble or offence to thy brother.

Matthew 17:27

But that we should not scandalize them, having gone to the sea, cast a fish hook, and lift up the fish coming up first, and having opened its mouth, thou shalt find a gold coin: having taken that, give to them for me and thee.

Matthew 18:6

And whoever should offend one of these little ones believing in me, it is profitable for him that the millstone of an ass be hung upon his neck, and he be sunk in the midst of the sea.

1 Corinthians 8:9-13

And see ye lest this your power be a stumble to the weak.

1 Corinthians 9:22

I became to the weak as weak, that I might gain the weak: I have been all things to all, that altogether I might save some.

1 Corinthians 10:23-24

All things are lawful to me, but all are not profitable: all things are lawful to me, but all build not the house.

1 Corinthians 10:32-33

And be ye not molesters to the Jews, and the Greeks, and to the church of God:

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our boasting is this, the testimony of our consciousness, that in simplicity and purity of God, not in fleshly wisdom, but in the grace of God, we turned back in the world, and more eminently to you.

2 Corinthians 8:20

Prepared for this, lest any blame us in this abundance served by us:

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