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

17 For we are not, as [a]so many, peddling[b] 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 the rest
  2. 2 Corinthians 2:17 adulterating for gain
New King James Version (NKJV)

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

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2 Corinthians 2:17 Amplified 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 2:17 New 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 2:17 King 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 Timothy 6:5 New King James Version (NKJV)

[a]useless wranglings of men of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain. [b]From such withdraw yourself.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Timothy 6:5 NU, M constant friction
  2. 1 Timothy 6:5 NU omits the rest of v. 5.
New King James Version (NKJV)

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1 Timothy 6:5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that [a]godliness is a means of gain.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Timothy 6:5 Or religion
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1 Timothy 6:5 Amplified Bible (AMP)

and perpetual friction between men who are corrupted in mind and deprived of the truth, who think that godliness is a source of profit [a lucrative, money-making business—withdraw from them].

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1 Timothy 6:5 New International Version (NIV)

and constant friction between people of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain.

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1 Timothy 6:5 King James Version (KJV)

Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

2 Peter 2:3 New King James Version (NKJV)

By covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words; for a long time their judgment has not been idle, and their destruction [a]does not slumber.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Peter 2:3 M will not
New King James Version (NKJV)

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

2 Peter 2:3 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

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2 Peter 2:3 Amplified Bible (AMP)

And in their greed they will exploit you with false arguments and twisted doctrine. Their sentence [of condemnation which God has decreed] from a time long ago is not idle [but is still in force], and their destruction and deepening misery is not asleep [but is on its way].

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2 Peter 2:3 New International Version (NIV)

In their greed these teachers will exploit you with fabricated stories. Their condemnation has long been hanging over them, and their destruction has not been sleeping.

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2 Peter 2:3 King James Version (KJV)

And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.

1 Peter 5:2 New King James Version (NKJV)

Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but [a]willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly;

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 5:2 NU adds according to God
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 Peter 5:2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;

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1 Peter 5:2 Amplified Bible (AMP)

shepherd and guide and protect the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not [motivated] for shameful gain, but with wholehearted enthusiasm;

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1 Peter 5:2 New International Version (NIV)

Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve;

New International Version (NIV)

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1 Peter 5:2 King James Version (KJV)

Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;

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