New Living Translation
You happily put up with whatever anyone tells you, even if they preach a different Jesus than the one we preach, or a different kind of Spirit than the one you received, or a different kind of gospel than the one you believed.
King James Bible
For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.
Darby Bible Translation
For if indeed he that comes preaches another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or ye get a different Spirit, which ye have not got, or a different glad tidings, which ye have not received, ye might well bear with it.
World English Bible
For if he who comes preaches another Jesus, whom we did not preach, or if you receive a different spirit, which you did not receive, or a different "good news", which you did not accept, you put up with that well enough.
Young's Literal Translation
for if, indeed, he who is coming doth preach another Jesus whom we did not preach, or another Spirit ye receive which ye did not receive, or other good news which ye did not accept -- well were ye bearing it,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:4 If indeed - Any could show you another Saviour, a more powerful Spirit, a better gospel. Ye might well bear with him - But this is impossible.
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Then he said, "You skillfully sidestep God's law in order to hold on to your own tradition.
So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God's Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, "Abba, Father."
1 Corinthians 3:11
For no one can lay any foundation other than the one we already have--Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 2:12
When I came to the city of Troas to preach the Good News of Christ, the Lord opened a door of opportunity for me.
2 Corinthians 11:1
I hope you will put up with a little more of my foolishness. Please bear with me.
I am shocked that you are turning away so soon from God, who called you to himself through the loving mercy of Christ. You are following a different way that pretends to be the Good News
1 Timothy 1:3
When I left for Macedonia, I urged you to stay there in Ephesus and stop those whose teaching is contrary to the truth.
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