2 Thessalonians 3:9
New International Version
We did this, not because we do not have the right to such help, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you to imitate.

American Standard Version
not because we have not the right, but to make ourselves and ensample unto you, that ye should imitate us.

Berean Study Bible
Not that we lack this right, but we wanted to offer ourselves as an example for you to imitate.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Not as if we had not power: but that we might give ourselves a pattern unto you, to imitate us.

English Revised Version
not because we have not the right, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you, that ye should imitate us.

King James Bible
Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.

World English Bible
not because we don't have the right, but to make ourselves an example to you, that you should imitate us.

Young's Literal Translation
not because we have not authority, but that ourselves a pattern we might give to you, to imitate us;

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