New American Standard Bible
just as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit but the profit of the many, so that they may be saved.
King James Bible
Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.
Darby Bible Translation
Even as I also please all in all things; not seeking my own profit, but that of the many, that they may be saved.
World English Bible
even as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of the many, that they may be saved.
Young's Literal Translation
as I also in all things do please all, not seeking my own profit, but that of many -- that they may be saved.
1 Corinthians 10:33 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Even as I ... - Paul here proposes his own example as their guide. The example which he refers to is that which he had exhibited as described in this and the preceding chapters. His main object had been to please all people; that is, not to alarm their prejudices, or needlessly to excite their opposition (see the note at 1 Corinthians 9:19-23), while he made known to them the truth, and sought their salvation - It is well when a minister can without ostentation appeal to his own example, and urge others to a life of self-denial and holiness, by his own manner of living, and by what he is himself in his daily walk and conversation.
"Pray without ceasing."--1 Thess. v. 17. There are two modes of praying mentioned in Scripture; the one is prayer at set times and places, and in set forms; the other is what the text speaks of,--continual or habitual prayer. The former of these is what is commonly called prayer, whether it be public or private. The other kind of praying may also be called holding communion with God, or living in God's sight, and this may be done all through the day, wherever we are, and is commanded us as the …
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if somehow I might move to jealousy my fellow countrymen and save some of them.
so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.
1 Corinthians 9:22
To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.
1 Corinthians 10:24
Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.
1 Corinthians 13:5
does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered,
2 Corinthians 12:14
Here for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek what is yours, but you; for children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
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