2 Corinthians 6:3
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English Standard Version
We put no obstacle in anyone’s way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry,

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

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
Giving no offence to any man, that our ministry be not blamed:

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

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

2 Corinthians 6:3 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Ministry

Rev., ministration. See on Romans 12:7.

Blamed (μωμηθῇ)

Only here and 2 Corinthians 8:20. The kindred μῶμος blemish, is found 2 Peter 2:13, and in the Septuagint of bodily defects. Similarly the Septuagint ἄμωμος spotless, without bodily defect; and, in the moral sense, 1 Peter 1:19, applied to Christ. Compare Hebrews 9:14; Ephesians 5:27; Jde 1:24.

2 Corinthians 6:3 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom...

2 Corinthians 8:20 Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us:

Matthew 17:27 Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go you to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first comes up...

Matthew 18:6 But whoever shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me...

Romans 14:13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather...

1 Corinthians 8:9-13 But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumbling block to them that are weak...

1 Corinthians 9:12,22 If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this power; but suffer all things...

1 Corinthians 10:23,24,32,33 All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not...

Cross References
Acts 19:27
And there is danger not only that this trade of ours may come into disrepute but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis may be counted as nothing, and that she may even be deposed from her magnificence, she whom all Asia and the world worship."

1 Corinthians 8:9
But take care that this right of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.

1 Corinthians 8:13
Therefore, if food makes my brother stumble, I will never eat meat, lest I make my brother stumble.

1 Corinthians 9:12
If others share this rightful claim on you, do not we even more? Nevertheless, we have not made use of this right, but we endure anything rather than put an obstacle in the way of the gospel of Christ.

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