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1 Thessalonians 2:6-7 English Standard Version (ESV)

Nor did we seek glory from people, whether from you or from others, though we could have made demands as apostles of Christ. But we were gentle[a] among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children.

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  1. 1 Thessalonians 2:7 Some manuscripts infants
English Standard Version (ESV)

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1 Thessalonians 2:6-7 New International Version (NIV)

We were not looking for praise from people, not from you or anyone else, even though as apostles of Christ we could have asserted our authority. Instead, we were like young children[a] among you.

Just as a nursing mother cares for her children,

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Thessalonians 2:7 Some manuscripts were gentle
New International Version (NIV)

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Ephesians 4:2 English Standard Version (ESV)

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Ephesians 4:2 New International Version (NIV)

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.

New International Version (NIV)

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