New Living Translation
For they are traveling for the Lord, and they accept nothing from people who are not believers.
King James Bible
Because that for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.
Darby Bible Translation
for for the name have they gone forth, taking nothing of those of the nations.
World English Bible
because for the sake of the Name they went out, taking nothing from the Gentiles.
Young's Literal Translation
because for His name they went forth, nothing receiving from the nations;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:7 They went forth - To preach the gospel.
They will do all this to you because of me, for they have rejected the one who sent me.
The apostles left the high council rejoicing that God had counted them worthy to suffer disgrace for the name of Jesus.
"I have never coveted anyone's silver or gold or fine clothes.
And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names,
3 John 1:8
So we ourselves should support them so that we can be their partners as they teach the truth.
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