Romans 15:20
Good News Translation
My ambition has always been to proclaim the Good News in places where Christ has not been heard of, so as not to build on a foundation laid by someone else.

Contemporary English Version
But I have always tried to preach where people have never heard about Christ. I am like a builder who doesn't build on someone else's foundation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I have so preached this gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man a foundation.

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And I have so preached this gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man a foundation.

so.

2 Corinthians 10:14-16 For we stretch not ourselves beyond our measure, as if we reached not unto you. For we are come as far as to you in the Gospel of Christ. . . .

build.

1 Corinthians 3:9-15 For we are God's coadjutors. You are God's husbandry: you are God's building. . . .

2 Corinthians 10:13-16 But we will not glory beyond our measure: but according to the measure of the rule which God hath measured to us, a measure to reach even unto you. . . .

Ephesians 2:20-22 Built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone: . . .

Context
Paul the Minister to the Gentiles
19By the virtue of signs and wonders, in the power of the Holy Ghost, so that from Jerusalem round about, as far as unto Illyricum, I have replenished the gospel of Christ. 20And I have so preached this gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man a foundation. 21But as it is written: They to whom he was not spoken of shall see: and they that have not heard shall understand.…
Cross References
Romans 1:15
So (as much as is in me) I am ready to preach the gospel to you also that are at Rome.

Romans 10:15
And how shall they preach unless they be sent, as it is written: How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, of them that bring glad tidings of good things?

Romans 15:16
That I should be the minister of Christ Jesus among the Gentiles: sanctifying the gospel of God, that the oblation of the Gentiles may be made acceptable and sanctified in the Holy Ghost.

1 Corinthians 3:10
According to the grace of God that is given to me, as a wise architect, I have laid the foundation: and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

2 Corinthians 10:15
Not glorying beyond measure in other men's labours: but having hope of your increasing faith, to be magnified in you according to our rule abundantly.

2 Corinthians 10:16
Yea, unto those places that are beyond you to preach the gospel: not to glory in another man's rule, in those things that are made ready to our hand.

Additional Translations
In this way, I have aspired to preach the gospel where Christ was not known, so that I would not be building on someone else’s foundation.

and thus being ambitious to preach the gospel where Christ had not been named, so that I might not build upon another's foundation.

Yes, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build on another man's foundation:

yea, making it my aim so to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, that I might not build upon another man's foundation;

and so aiming to announce the glad tidings, not where Christ has been named, that I might not build upon another's foundation;

yea, making it my aim so to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, that I might not build upon another man's foundation;

And so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation:

making it my ambition, however, not to tell the Good News where Christ's name was already known, for fear I should be building on another man's foundation.

yes, making it my aim to preach the Good News, not where Christ was already named, that I might not build on another's foundation.

and so counting it honour to proclaim good news, not where Christ was named -- that upon another's foundation I might not build --
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